Thor Riders Continue Dominance at National Enduro and National Hare and Hound

JANESVILLE, WI – April 30, 2013 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Adding to Thor MX’s dominating weekend, Thor riders Kurt Caselli and Charlie Mullins won their respective races at the AMA National Hare and Hound and the AMA National Enduro.

In Johnson Valley, Calif., Caselli has wasted no time in reminding his competition why he is back-to-back AMA National Hare and Hound champion. After a DNF at Round 1, Caselli added a third victory to his season with a win in Johnson Valley and now holds a 15-point lead after five rounds. Teammate Ivan Ramirez bounced back from a tough race at the previous round to finish on the podium with Caselli in second.

Kurt Caselli (Photo courtesy of KTM)
Kurt Caselli
(Photo courtesy of KTM)
Ivan Ramirez (Photo courtesy of KTM)
Ivan Ramirez
(Photo courtesy of KTM)

Thor’s Charlie Mullins made it a perfect April, winning both GNCC races and AMA National Enduro races that took place during the month. His latest win at the National Enduro in Westpoint, Tenn. on Sunday was another dominating one, winning by 1 minute and 23 seconds. Mullins’ teammate Grant Baylor continues to adjust well to his first season of the series, scoring a sixth-place finish in Tennessee.

Charlie Mullins
Charlie Mullins
Grant Baylor
Grant Baylor

In addition to Ryan Villopoto securing the 450SX championship, the 250SX class Thor riders Martin Davalos and Tyla Rattray also put in good rides. Davalos was quick all day, and after a heat-race win went on to secure his third-podium result of the season with a third-place finish. Rattray overcame a tough start on the short start straight to finish the night in eighth.

Martin Davalos
Martin Davalos
Tyla Rattray
Tyla Rattray

The Monster Energy Supercross riders make their final stop of the season this Saturday at the Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas. The Eastern Regional riders make their return for the last main event of the season in addition to the East/West Shootout race. The National Hare and Hound has a quick turnaround with Round 6 being hosted this Saturday in Jericho, Utah. The National Enduro Series will get a month off before returning to action in June.

(National Enduro Photos: Shan Moore, Supercross Photos: Simon Cudby)

About Thor MX

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 Hallman 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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