Thor’s Baggett Maintains Double Digit Points Lead

Thor’s Blake Baggett held onto a double digit points lead in the 250 class of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship Series heading into a two-week break. Following a tough opening moto at Washougal Motocross Park in Washougal, Wa. where he posted a sixth-place finish, Baggett kept his composure in the second moto to capture his eighth moto win of the season. Baggett’s 6-1 finish placed him third overall on the day.

Thor’s 450 class riders remained consistent with Jake Weimer and Broc Tickle finishing in the top five. Weimer started the day off with a third-place finish in the first moto and rode to a fourth overall finish with a 3-5 moto result. Tickle, who has only finished higher than seventh twice this season, posted a 6-4 to finish fifth overall. Mike Brown put together his best moto finish since joining the series at RedBud with an 11th-place result, but retired early in Moto 2 to finish 18th overall. Tyla Rattray finished the day 19th overall with a 15-18.

At the 11th round of the FIM MX World Championship in Russia, Tommy Searle bounced back from a tough race last weekend to finish second overall with a 3-2 moto result in the MX2 class. Despite having to pull in for repairs in the opening moto, Thor’s Joel Roelants was able to post a 5-4 moto result to finish just off the podium with fourth overall. In the MX1 class, Gautier Paulin overcame tough starts to finish seventh overall with a 7-7 result, while Xavier Boog was 11th overall with a 14-9.

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Thor’s Robert Inches Closer to WORCS Title with Pala Sweep

Thor’s Blake Baggett started his first win streak of the season with his second consecutive overall win in the 250 class and third victory of the season at RedBud in Buchanan, Mich. Baggett went a perfect 1-1 at the sixth stop of the Lucas Oil Motocross Championship Series, extending his lead in the championship to 19 points.

Thor was well represented in the 450 class with four riders posting top-10 overall results. At his first race since injuring his hand at Hangtown, Tyla Rattray narrowly missed the podium with a 4-5 moto result for fourth overall. Thor’s Broc Tickle also put together a solid effort in sixth with a 5-9 moto finish for the day, while Cole Thompson scored his first top-10 finish of the season with a 7-8 for seventh overall. After a great first moto where he finished second, Jake Weimer recovered from multiple crashes in the second moto to finish 10th overall with a 2-20.

Not too far from the motocross race, the GNCC series was running their last race before they take their summer break. Kailub Russell battled all day in the XC1 class and ended up second, keeping his title hopes alive. With four wins and countless podiums, his consistency has kept him just six points back of the class points leader with four rounds remaining.

Coming off her gold medal appearance at X-Games last week, Maria Forsberg clinched the Women’s class championship four races early after making it nine-straight wins in Ohio. The championship is Forsberg’s third consecutive title.

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Thor’s Blake Baggett Is Perfect At RedBud

Thor’s Blake Baggett started his first win streak of the season with his second consecutive overall win in the 250 class and third victory of the season at RedBud in Buchanan, Mich. Baggett went a perfect 1-1 at the sixth stop of the Lucas Oil Motocross Championship Series, extending his lead in the championship to 19 points.

Thor was well represented in the 450 class with four riders posting top-10 overall results. At his first race since injuring his hand at Hangtown, Tyla Rattray narrowly missed the podium with a 4-5 moto result for fourth overall. Thor’s Broc Tickle also put together a solid effort in sixth with a 5-9 moto finish for the day, while Cole Thompson scored his first top-10 finish of the season with a 7-8 for seventh overall. After a great first moto where he finished second, Jake Weimer recovered from multiple crashes in the second moto to finish 10th overall with a 2-20.

Not too far from the motocross race, the GNCC series was running their last race before they take their summer break. Kailub Russell battled all day in the XC1 class and ended up second, keeping his title hopes alive. With four wins and countless podiums, his consistency has kept him just six points back of the class points leader with four rounds remaining.

Coming off her gold medal appearance at X-Games last week, Maria Forsberg clinched the Women’s class championship four races early after making it nine-straight wins in Ohio. The championship is Forsberg’s third consecutive title.

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Thor Riders Capture X-Games Gold

Thor’s Mike Brown found his way to the top of the podium at the X-Games on Sunday with his EnduroCross first win and his first gold medal in X-Games competition. With all eyes on Enduro X as the final event of X-Games Los Angeles, Brown worked out the kinks in his heat race – where he finished second – to keep his KTM out front until the end of the 10-lap main to take the win. With the victory Brown jumped up in the points standings and now sits in second, just eight points back of first.

Thor’s Taylor Robert also put together a good showing at the X-Games, starting the night with a heat race win. With good gate pick in the main event, Robert was able to run a solid race, finishing fifth and is now tied for third in the standings. Also making it out for the event was Thor’s Destry Abbott, who made his way to the main event through the first LCQ. He kept a solid pace in the main event and finished seventh.

In the Women’s Enduro X final, Thor’s Maria Forsberg backed up her gold medal from last year as she took the win in come-from-behind fashion. After a decent start, Forsberg had to make up some time on the leader, but she never gave up and managed to pull off the victory.

The FIM World Motocross Championship riders were once again forced to race in wet and muddy conditions at the ninth round of the series in Uddevalla, Sweden. In the MX2 class, it was all Thor’s Tommy Searle, who finished the day with an impressive 2-1 moto result. Thor teammate Joel Roelants finished seventh overall with the help of a solid third-place finish in the opening moto. In the MX1 class, Thor’s Gautier Paulin and Xavier Boog finished the day seventh and eighth, respectively.

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