Thor’s Ryan Villopoto tied his season-win record with his seventh victory of the season at the 12th round of the AMA Supercross Series at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Canada. Villopoto didn’t waste any time getting out front and cruised to victory, winning by a comfortable nine seconds. He now sits 79 points ahead of second with the possibility of wrapping up the championship next weekend in Houston, Texas.
Thor’s Jake Weimer overcame a late race bobble that put him off the track but came back to finish fifth, while Broc Tickle raced to another top-10 result in eighth. After running in the top 10, Brett Metcalfe finished 18th after a late race crash pushed him down in the results. In the Supercross Lites class, Darryn Durham earned another heat race win and went on to finish fifth in the main event. Teammate Blake Baggett finished 15th.
At the AMA National Hare and Hound in Murphy, Idaho, Kurt Caselli earned his third-straight victory and remained unbeatable after three rounds. Also earning a victory for the Thor’s off-road team was Charlie Mullins who battled the muddy elements in Morganton, N.C. at the third round of the Mid-East Hare Scrambles.
Thor’s Taylor Robert held down the West Coast with a his second overall vicotry of the season at the WORCS race in Lake Havasu City, Ariz. Robert earned a perfect 1-1 moto finish, while Mike Brown finished just behind him in second with a 3-2 moto result. Scoring a podium finish at the second round of the OMA Nationals in Dawson Springs, Ky. was Thor’s Russell Bobbitt, finishing third overall.
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.