Jason Anderson gated a little better in Dallas where he rode well and was on the podium again. Cooper Webb regained the points lead after riding hard and winning the 250 Main.
Cooper Webb rode strong once again and now controls the 250 points, with an 11 point lead over Joey Savatgy.
Marvin Musquin had some bad luck after turning in some really fast laps in practice. He was maybe even the fastest man on the track, but bad gates and unintentional contact left him dead last at the beginning of the 450 main. Marvin battled through the pack and never gave up, managing to ride all the way up to 6th place at the checkers.
PRESS RELEASE: POWAY, CA (November 11, 2015) Thor is proud to announce the return of Marvin Musquin for the 2016 race season and beyond.
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Marvin is an amazingly smooth and fast rider that will be transitioning from his championship winning season in the 250 East Supercross class to racing full-time in the premier 450 class.
“I’m really excited to be back in the Thor family. I’ve had some great times with them in the past and I can’t wait to get more success with them. It’s going to be a great year. “
Coming off a 250SX championship and finishing the outdoor season as runner-up in the outdoor series, Marvin is looking very confident on the bike and will definitely be the 450 class rookie to watch this season when the gate drops in Anaheim.
“We could not be happier about having Marvin back in our racewear,” said Thor MX. “Besides being one of the fastest riders on the track, Marvin is one of the nicest guys you will ever meet and a true fan favorite. Last season he proved that nice guys can finish first and win championships”.
Musquin will be lining up in Anaheim, CA aboard his new KTM 450SX on January 9th, 2016.
PRESS RELEASE: POWAY, CA (DECEMBER 30, 2014) – Thor MX is excited to announce the signing of Rockstar Energy Husqvarna’s Jason Anderson for the 2015 SX and MX season. Jason is coming off a Championship season that saw him clinch the 2014 AMA 250 Supercross West Title.
The addition of Jason to the Thor team provides a great opportunity for Husky and Thor to re-ignite their relationship from the early years of motocross in America with Thor’s founder Torsten Hallman. Torsten was instrumental in the introduction of the Husqvarna brand to American motocross fans, and now Jason has that same opportunity.
We’re looking forward to big things from Jason as he moves up the ladder to the premier 450 class for Supercross and Motocross this season and we are excited to be reunited with Husqvarna Factory Racing.
PRESS RELEASE: POWAY, CA (DECEMBER 23, 2014) – Thor is excited to announce the signing of RCH Factory Racing Suzuki’s Broc Tickle for the 2015 SX and MX season. Broc is a great addition to the team and is welcomed back to the brand that he wore while capturing the 2011 AMA Supercross Lites West Championship.
Tickle was moving up the ladder last season in Supercross before an injury sustained in practice at the Toronto Supercross put an early end to his season. Now fully recovered and motivated to get back to racing,
“I’m really excited to be back with Thor and looking forward to a breakout year with RCH Factory Racing” stated Broc during a recent visit to the Thor offices in Poway.
Look for Broc to be running the latest gear form Thor when the 2015 Monster Energy Supercross gate drops at Anaheim 1 on January 3rd, 2015.
With an unrivaled display of team spirit, the trio of French Kawasaki Thor riders recorded their country’s second victory in the annual event for national teams with a score of just seventeen points, to the twenty-seven of second-placed Belgium and thirty-three of USA and Great Britain.
Paulin took his Monster Energy Kawasaki Racing Team bike to victory in the opening moto for MXGP and MX2 riders and, with Ferrandis ninth, France opened up an early lead in the team classification with ten points to the thirteen of second-placed USA.
In the second moto for Open class and MX2 machinery it was Frossard’s turn to do battle and he charged to second, while Ferrandis, unselfishly accepting the team’s outside gate, again finished ninth to further extend the French lead to seven points over Great Britain.
With Paulin victorious and Frossard fourth in the final moto, the French sealed the victory on a glorious day. The first time in nearly 30 years that the winning team in the annual event, have all come from the same manufacturer. The winning team.., all THOR riders.
Thor is excited to announce the signing of Davi Millsaps to an apparel and helmet contract for the 2015 SX and MX season.
Millsaps is a former Supercross Lites champion who earned the runner up position in the premier 450cc Supercross class in both the 2012 and 2013 SX series with multiple event wins and consistent performances. After nagging injuries left him side-lined last year, Millsaps is eagerly anticipating a clean slate come Anaheim.
“I am looking forward to a fresh start all around this season, from my bike to my gear, and it’s a great feeling to have powerhouse sponsors like Kawasaki, Thor and Parts Unlimited supporting me”.
Thor’s association with Millsaps is already off to a great start as Davi has been generating a lot of industry buzz since his return to the test tracks as he prepares for the upcoming race season.
“Having a rider of Davi’s caliber representing Thor is really special” stated Thor’s Design Director, Jim Gallagher. “The talent and accessibility that Davi provides to his sponsors and his fans has always made him one of the favorites on the track and in the pits.”
Look for Davi to debut his new Thor gear and helmet when the gate drops in Las Vegas at Monster Energy Cup, October 18th.
After a bad first moto start, Marvin worked his way up to third. In the second moto he found himself with a much better start and took the win on a very muddy Indiana track. His 3-1 moto finishes allowed him the overall win.
Marvin rode well at the Spring Creek National in Minnesota, and his 2-4 moto finishes were good enough for second overall.
After a good start in the first moto, Musquin battled with Dean Wilson and Christophe Pourcel to grab second place. In the second 250 moto, Marvin had to move through the pack a bit, and ended up fouth.
Marvin Musquin had a pretty good weekend securing his first podium of the 250 MX Outdoor series. His 4-3 moto finishes were enough to get second overall.
Blake rode well at Muddy Creek, TN with 1-3 moto finishes, good enough for second overall on the day and making up valuable series points.
Baggett made an incredible last lap pass on the face of the finish line jump to win the first moto. A crash in the second moto kept him from the top spot, but still on the podium.