JANESVILLE, WI – November 20, 2012 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Thor’s Mike Brown pulled double duty last week as he competed in both the Baja 1000 on Thursday and Friday, and then drove to Las Vegas to race the final EnduroCross event of the season. As a part of a four man team at the Baja 1000 that included Thor’s Kurt Caselli and Ivan Ramirez, the KTM squad was able to overcome several issues to come back and finish second overall.
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Along with Brown’s successful venture in Mexico, he also captured one final podium at the EnduroCross at the Orleans Arena. With two main events on the night schedule, Brown didn’t waste any time showing his speed. He finished third in the first main event, while placing fifth in the second main event. Thor’s Taylor Robert bounced back from his 12th-place finish in the first main event to finish eighth in the second main event.
In addition to the great efforts of the Expert Pro class, the Women’s class put on a great show for the EnduroCross fans in Las Vegas. Thor’s Maria Forsberg entered the final round with a 10-point lead in the women’s class standings and was able to make a last-lap pass for her fourth win of the season, securing her first EnduroCross championship. Forsberg adds the EnduroCross championship to her GNCC championship and perfect season in the series.
Maria Forsberg also won EnduroX Gold
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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.