JANESVILLE, WI – September 17, 2012 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Both the EnduroCross and GNCC series’ returned to action after taking a short break over the summer, making the riders eager to get back out on the track. At the fourth round of the EnduroCross series at the Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, Calif., Thor’s Taylor Robert scored a top five finish, while Mike Brown raced to seventh in the main event. Destry Abbott also made the main event to finish eighth. With four rounds complete, Brown currently sits in third in the points standings, and Robert is not far behind in fourth. Even though Thor’s Maria Forsberg did not compete in Ontario, she still holds a five point lead in the Women’s class.
(Photo: Kinney Jones)
At the GNCC at Unadilla in New Berlin, N.Y., the riders had to battle through muddy conditions after rain came through the area on Saturday. Thor’s Kailub Russell and Charlie Mullins both started the race at the front, but both were struck with bad luck. After Mullins took over the lead, he had to make an unexpected pit stop after losing his rear brakes, eventually making it back to seventh. Russell was also a contender for the lead, but went down in the motocross section, pushing him back to fourth overall for the day. After securing the Women’s class championship at the previous round, Forsberg didn’t back down as she claimed her 10th consecutive win of the season.
(Photo: Shan Moore)
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.