Thor to be a Presenting Sponsor at Jeremy McGrath Invitational

EL CAJON, CA — Thor, a leader in MX racewear and action sports apparel, in conjunction with Jeremy McGrath and Wasserman Media Group, will be a Presenting Sponsor at this year’s inaugural Jeremy McGrath Invitational.

The “King of Supercross has called together 20 of the most skilled Supercross riders to participate in a thrilling contest of sport. The battles will be fierce and the payoff will be impressive as the riders compete for $500,000, the largest purse ever offered in Supercross. The King himself will also participate as a rider.

“Jeremy has been a part of the Thor family for many years, and it has been wonderful having him on our team. Sponsoring this Invitational is an ideal way to show our support for Jeremy and the sport of Supercross. In addition to that, we are proud to sponsor this one of a kind event because its fresh format aligns with the individuality of our brand, said Bob Maynard, CEO of Thor.

McGrath had this to say regarding sponsorship involvement, “I am so happy that so many of the companies I’ve had long standing relationships with are getting involved with this event — I know these companies are making an extra effort to make this happen and I am certainly appreciative!

The Jeremy McGrath Invitational, featuring action-packed head to head battles, lively entertainment, and never before seen track designs, will be held October 6 and 7 at The Home Depot Center in Carson, California. NBC will air the event on October 22, 2006. To find out who is crowned King at this year’s Invitational make sure to check out