JANESVILLE, WI – September 24, 2012 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Just one week before representing Great Britain at the Motocross of Nations, Thor’s Tommy Searle made the last race of the FIM Motocross World Championship count with an impressive 1-1 MX2 victory in Teutschenthal, Germany. His six overall wins and seven additional podium finishes helped Searle to finish second overall in the MX2 championship standings.
In the MX1 class, Gautier Paulin got a boost before representing France at the MXoN with a hard-fought fifth-place overall with a 4-5 moto result. Paulin wrapped up the season third overall in the championship standings. Paulin’s teammate and fellow Frenchman Xavier Boog, who will be competing at the MXoN, ended the day eighth overall with a 9-7 moto result.
While the Motocross of Nations is less than a week away in Lommel, Belgium, Thor riders started competition at the International Six Day Enduro in Saxony, Germany. Thor comprises the entire six-man USA Trophy Team with Destry Abbott, Russell Bobbitt, Mike Brown, Kurt Caselli, Charlie Mullins, and Taylor Robert. While the team results have not been posted, Mullins earned third in the fourth special test and Taylor Robert finished fourth in the final special test. Check in to our Facebook where we will be posting updates throughout the week.
(Left to Right) Bobbitt, Mullins, Robert, Caselli, Abbott, Brown
(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.