Marvin Musquin#25

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Bio

Team: Red Bull Factory KTM
Bike: 450-sxf factory edition
Residence: Clermont, FLorida and Corona, CA
Hometown: La Réole, France
Favorite Thor Kit: Prime Fit Squad black/white
Favorite Track: My SX track in France

Results

2015: East Coast Supercross 250 Champion, 2015 Outdoor Motocross 2nd, Team France 2015 Motocross of Nations Champions
2014: Redbull Straight Rhythm 250 Winner
2011: MX of Nations Silver Medal (FRANCE)
2010: MX2 World Champion
2009: MX2 World Champion
2009: MX2 French Champion
2009: MX2 MX of Nations individual Winner
2009: MX of Nations Silver Medal (FRANCE)
2007: French 125cc Supercross Champion
2006: French 125cc Supercross Champion

Recent Activity

WEBB WINS AT MUDDY CREEK

Cooper Webb tamed the muddy ruts of Muddy Creek, TN to claim victory in the 250MX class.

250MX

MCREEK-WEBB

Cooper Webb was looking confident all day with blazing fast lap times in practice and qualifying. In Moto 1 Webb was the silent stalker and quietly picked off Davalos for third position, then moved into second as Cianciarulo went down. Webb ran drama-free to the finish to clinch second in the moto. In Moto 2 Webb had a slow start and had many positions to make up. He got straight to work though, and by the final lap Webb was leading the race. His 2-1 Moto finishes placed him on the top step for the overall.

MCREEK-AMART

Alex Martin and Jeremy Martin both had rough starts in Moto 1, and tag-teamed their way through the pack until Alex crashed with two laps to go.  Jeremy kept pressing forward and diced with McElrath for the top five, but had to settle for sixth place at the checkered flag. In Moto 2 Alex Martin charged hard to the front and battled McElrath for the lead, but could never make the pass stick. Alex settled for a third place in Moto 2 and Jeremy in fifth place.

MCREEK-JMART

Alex Martin finished 9th overall and Jeremy fifth overall.

MCREEK-PLESSINGER

Aaron Plessinger finished 13th for the weekend and Mitchell Harrison finished 18th.

MCREEK-HARRISON

450MX

MCREEK-MUSQUIN

Marvin Musquin jumped off the line near the front of the pack in Moto 1, but a mistake caused him to go down in turn one. From dead last, Musquin charged his way back to a 7th place finish in Moto 1. In Moto 2 Musquin made another excellent start stick in second place. Throughout the moto Musquin battled in the top five and claimed fourth at the finish. His 7-4 finishes were good for a fifth overall for the weekend.

ANDERSON CLAIMS SECOND AT HIGH POINT, MUSQUIN 3RD

Jason Anderson came back with a vengeance after his Thunder Valley DNF, qualifying with the fastest time at High Point and claiming second overall for the day. Marvin Musquin also put a good foot forward and rounded out the podium in third.

450MX

HiPnt-Ando

Jason Anderson kicked off his weekend at High Point with authority, starting off with the quickest lap times in practice and then qualifying first out of the pack. He launched off the gate in Moto 1 and worked his way to third place by the end of lap 1, and quickly passed for second position by lap 2. A small tip over in the race cost him a few positions, but Anderson rallied and fought his way back to a third by the end of the race. In Moto 2 Anderson started off in the top ten and diligently worked his way back to another third place finish, going 3-3 for the day resulting in a second place overall.

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Marvin Musquin also had a great start, jumping off the gate to fourth place and eventually picking off Anderson and Tomac to run in second. Musquin stalked race leader Roczen, but never quite reeled him in, settling for second place in Moto 1. In Moto 2, Musquin got off to another top-five start as he rounded the opening lap in 4th place once again. Tomac made a pass on Musquin to drop him back to 5th place momentarily but the Frenchman upped the pace on lap six to make a pass on Justin Barcia to reclaim the 4th place position.

250MX

HiPnt-Jmart

The Star Yamaha team experienced mixed luck this weekend, with Cooper Webb landing on the podium, but both Martin brothers loosing valuable points with DNFs.

HiPnt-Webb

Cooper Webb ran quiet and steady in both motos, claiming third in Moto 1 and fifth in Moto 2 for a third overall for the weekend.

HiPnt-Amart

Catastrophe struck both Martin brothers, as Alex Martin experienced a mechanical DNF in Moto 1 and a nearly identical ailment struck Jeremy Martin’s ride in Moto 2.

HiPnt-Plessinger

Aaron Plessinger fought his way to a third place finish in moto 2 and a fourth place overall.

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Mitchell Harrison hovered around the top ten mark and just missed it with a 13th overall on the weekend.

The Martin Brothers Podium in Thunder Valley

The Martin brothers showed up in Thunder Valley, CO carrying the speed and momentum from their previous races to the podium once again.

TV-JMART

Moto 1 kicked off with a blazing fast holeshot by Cooper Webb with Jeremy Martin right on his heels. Further back in the pack Alex Martin, Aaron Plessigner, and Jordon Smith were embroiled in a 3 way fight for podium contention. Alex Martin and Plessinger ended up getting tangled and going down, pushing them way back into the field. Plessinger managed to fight his way back to a 14th place finish, and Alex Martin clawed his way from 20th place to a sixth place finish at the checkered flag.

TV-AMARTIN

Meanwhile at the front of the pack, Jeremy Martin stalked Savatgy and capitalized when Savatgy had a crash and fell back. Jeremy shot forward to the front and claimed the Moto 1 victory with Cooper Webb claiming third.

TV-WEBB

In Moto 2 the Star Racing Yamaha riders suffered a slower start, but came back in speedy fashion. Alex Martin showed blazingly fast speed as he came back from 10th place to third place only 12 minutes into the race. Alex and Jeremy Martin kept charging for race leader Savatgy but never could reel him in close enough to challenge for the lead. Alex Martin finished second in Moto 2 and overall third, swapping with Jeremy Martin finishing third in Moto 2, and second overall for the weekend. Fellow team mates Cooper Webb scored 5th over all, Mitchell Harrison 10th, and Aaron Plessinger 11th.

TV-PLESSINGER

TV-HARRISON

Bad luck struck Thor riders Jason Anderson and Marvin Musquin in the Thunder Valley 450MX. After a very promising start in second place during Moto 1, Jason Anderson was forced to retire early from the race as he suffered severe effects from altitude sickness.

TV-ANDERSON

Marvin Musquin went down hard during Moto 1, forcing him into a DNF as his bike required repairs. Musquin rallied back in Moto 2 however and claimed a 5th place finish, and 14th overall.

TV-MUSQUIN

Thor Riders Podium Sweep at Glen Helen

It was an absolute stand out weekend of racing for Thor this past weekend at the Glen Helen track in San Bernardino, CA. The day began with tributes during the opening ceremonies to Grand Marshall & Thor founder, Torsten Hallman, and culminated with a 250 MX class podium sweep.

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250MX

In Moto 1 Alex Martin quickly charged to the front on lap 1 and maintained the lead for the majority of the race. Cooper Webb continued to hunt Martin down though, and managed to close the gap and overtake Martin for the lead with two laps to go in the race. Webb would go unchallenged and take the checkered flag for the win.

GH-WEBB

Meanwhile Jeremy Martin ran solidly in third for the race, slowly creeping up to Webb in second, but a few bobbles kept him at bay.

GH-PLESSINGER

Aaron Plessinger hovered around the front runner battles with a fifth place finish

GH-HARRISON

Mitchell Harrison finished 18th.

In Moto 2 Jeremy Martin shot out to the front and lead the entire race from start to finish. Alex Martin and Webb had more work on their hands, dicing through the field to try and close the gap on Jeremy.

GH-JMARTIN

The pair rampaged their way in near unison until coming up on second place rider Jessy Nelson. Alex Martin pounced and made his move fast, but Webb got caught up behind Nelson and it was enough breathing room for Alex Martin to clinch second place and the overall victory for the weekend. This was Alex Martin’s first career overall win and he also claimed the red plate points lead moving forward to the next weekend of racing at Thunder Valley. Brother Jeremy Martin claimed second overall and Cooper Webb third overall to round out the Thor Star Yamaha podium sweep. Aaron Plessinger finished fifth overall and Mitchell Harrison 13th overall.

GH-AMARTIN

450MX

Jason Anderson showed good form in Moto 1, starting near the front of the field and doggedly chasing the front runners the entire race. A mechanical issue struck Ken Roczen and Anderson capitalized on the opportunity claiming second place.

GH-ANDERSON

Marvin Musquin ran top ten for the majority of the race and finished 9th in Moto 1. In Moto 2 Anderson was running in the top five again and was making moves for third place, when he narrowly avoided catastrophe and rode out a cross-rut. Anderson finished fifth in Moto 2 and fourth overall, Musquin finished 11th in Moto 2 and ninth overall for the weekend.

GH-MUSQUIN

ALEX MARTIN, COOPER WEBB PODIUM AT SEASON OPENER

The 2016 Pro Motocross Championship kicked off this weekend at Hangtown in Sacramento, CA . Thor riders Alex Martin and Cooper Webb wasted no time charging their way to the podium to start the season right.

HANGT-AMARTIN

250 MX

The Star Racing Yamaha team was ensnared in tight racing with foe and teammate alike the entire day. In moto one a quick rain storm hit midway through the race, adding another layer of complexity to the first outdoor race of the season. Cooper Webb and Jeremy Martin battled the entire race, swapping positions and dicing it up until the final laps when Jeremy managed to claim the position from his teammate. In Moto Two a competitor went down hard bringing about a red flag, and resetting the stage for Alex Martin and Aaron Plessinger to mount their attacks. The final moments of the race were a frenzied brawl between Savatgy, Nelson, Alex Martin and Plessinger as they all battled for first place. Lapped traffic played to Savatgy’s advantage and he squeaked by with the win with Alex Martin right on his rear tire. Alex Martin and Cooper Webb claimed second and third overall for the weekend.

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450 MX

HANGT-ANDERSON

Jason Anderson rode solid and consistent the entire weekend, qualifying third and staying steady in the top ten all day. His combined sixth and third places earned him fourth overall for the weekend.

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Marvin Musquin also kept it in the top ten, finishing ninth in moto one and then battling to a 7th place in moto two, for combined finish of 8th overall.