Paulin takes Victory in Qatar to lead the MXGP world championship

The 2014 FIM Motocross World championship got underway this weekend with THOR’s Gautier Paulin drawing first blood at the Losail International Raceway in Qatar for round 1.

 

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The Monster Energy Kawasaki Racing rider, rode to an impressive victory under floodlights for the unique night event. His 3-1 score was enough to claim the red leaders plate and the points lead in the MXGP World championship.

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Paulin’s fellow countryman and team-mate, Steven Frossard #183, also rode a strong first GP with a Second place in Moto 2; putting Frossard 4th in championship standings.

 

 

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PC 1,2 at Indy Supercross

The most technical track of the year so far, proved to be difficult and rewarding at the same time.

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Adam rode a smart, smooth race to claim the top step. Congrats on your second win bud!

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Martin Davalos had the early lead and looked like the guy to win, but a slick spot on the track stole his glory. He was able to remount and cruise to second place. A great regrouping to stay in the points chase.

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Pro Circuit Dominates Texas

After watching the West Coast Pro Circuit team race for the last 6 weeks, the East Coast crew has been itching to hit the gate. And boy, they came out swinging.

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Adam Cianciarulo, Blake Baggett, and Martin Davalos crushed the 250 field by winning both heat races, grabbing the holeshot in the main, and sweeping the podium.

 

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In his first professional Supercross race ever, Adam Cianciarulo rode calmly like a seasoned vet to take home the win. Congrats buddy.

 

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After breaking his foot in 10 places before the Supercross season started, Blake Baggett made a strong showing with a Second place finish.

 

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Martin Davalos was setting the fastest 250 class lap times all day. After a heat race win, he pulled the early lead in the Main Event. But, the tricky Texas dirt took away the top step of the podium for him, after a couple of small errors. Martin was able to remount, and attack to a third place finish.

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Villopoto and Hill Shred in Sunny San Diego

San Diego Supercross 2014 marked the first ever Military Appreciation Race. Below, Ryan Villopoto greets our nation’s finest during the opening ceremonies while wearing his Red, White and Blue – Core “Anthem” racewear.

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Ryan put in a solid, respectable ride to finish second place overall, extending his points lead.

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The sun was shining on Justin Hill all day as he rode great in practice and qualifying.

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Justin Hill made smart early passes, putting himself in position to ride away with his first ever 250 Supercross Main Event win.

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Wilson Charges A3

Dean Wilson makes a statement at Anaheim 3, earning his first 250 class win of the 2014 season.

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Dean was fast and focused, turning in some of the fastest lap times of the evening.

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The win marks Wilson’s first win of the 2014 SX season. Congrats Dean!

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RV, Wilson & Hill Charge In Oakland

Thor riders Ryan Villopoto, Dean Wilson and Justin Hill all had strong performances at the 4th round of the 2014 Supercross season in Oakland this weekend.

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Ryan Villopoto charged the way with a 1st place finish in the 450 class, taking over the points lead.

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Dean Wilson showed his speed in Oakland with a second place finish in the 250 class.

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Meanwhile, Justin Hill raced hard to earn his first podium finish in his professional career with a solid third place finish in the 250 class.

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Congrats to all and we’ll see you at the races…

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Villo Takes Phoenix SX

Congrats to Ryan Villopoto on securing his 1st win of the season in Phoenix this weekend. We have a feeling this is only the beginning…

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Ryan Villopoto – Core Anthem

2014 Spring Release – Core Anthem

Thor is proud to announce the release of our Spring 2014 Core Anthem gear. Available now at your local Parts Unlimited dealer. Check it out here.

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