Thor Riders Dominant at Supercross, Arenacross, WORCS, and H&H

JANESVILLE, WI – February 13, 2012 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – With racing in full swing, there was plenty of racing action that took place over the weekend with Thor racers victorious at the Monster Energy Supercross, World Off Road Championship Series, and the AMA National Hare and Hound Series.

Grabbing his third win of the season at the Monster Energy Supercross, Thor rider Ryan Villopoto continued to extend his points lead in the Supercross class. He now holds a six point lead over second place. Thor rider Brett Metcalfe started the main event off right, grabbing the holeshot and finishing with a season-high finish of fourth place. Broc Tickle ended the night in 18th, while Jake Weimer was 20th.

Photo: Frank Hoppen

In the Supercross Lites class, Thor’s Dean Wilson earned his second win of the season in dominating fashion. His win also launched him into the points lead in the class as the Western Region takes a nine week break before returning to action in Seattle on April 21.

Photo: Frank Hoppen

The second round of the WORCS series gathered at the California/Nevada state line in Primm, NV. Saturday’s one-hour race finished with Thor’s Taylor Robert earning his second race win of the season, while Mike Brown was not far behind in third. Sunday’s race was full of surprises as Robert took command of the lead for a large part of the race until he had to come into the pit for repairs, finishing 16th on the day and sixth overall. Brown was able to capitalize on Robert’s misfortune, earning first on the day and grabbing his first overall win of the season, while moving into the points lead.

Photo: Kinney Jones

Over in Ridgecrest, Calif., the AMA National Hare and Hound Series came together for their second round of the season. The race was completely dominated by Thor’s Kurt Caselli, who won by more than seven minutes over second place. Destry Abbott joined Caselli on the podium in third after a tough race battling bike issues.

Photo: Kinney Jones

Also earning a win over the weekend for Thor MX was Jeff Gibson. He grabbed his third win of the season at the 10th round of the AMA Arenacross Series in Fresno, Calif.

For all the latest from Thor, be sure to visit thormx.com, Thor on Facebook and follow @ThorMXOfficial on Twitter.

About Thor Motocross
Thor is the originator of motocross apparel. When Torsten Hallman made his first U.S trip to race and promote motocross in 1966, he began developing T.H.O.R. (Torsten Halman Original Racewear) riding gear. Thor is a hardcore, grass roots company that is continued proof of what it takes to reach the top and more importantly, how to stay there. It is the only company with over 40 years of experience in the motocross marketplace.

Thor combines design and marketing, with superior distribution through Parts Unlimited to reach it’s thousands of dealers and consumers. Thor prides itself on key selling features like quality, strength and performance. Thor is more than a brand. It’s a lifestyle.

About Parts Unlimited
Parts Unlimited is the world’s largest distributor of aftermarket accessories in the powersports industry and is owned by LeMans Corporation headquartered in Janesville, Wisconsin. Parts Unlimited sells to over 12,000 dealerships world wide and continues to expand its market penetration with its sister companies, Parts Canada, Parts Europe and Drag Specialties.

Parts Unlimited continues to promote racing through its campaign WE SUPPORT THE SPORT®, helping to drive consumers to dealerships, while entertaining its dealers through hospitalities at the events it sponsors.

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