Thor riders win big in Vegas!

RV, Wilson, and Hill cashed in at the last round of the 2014 Monster Energy Supercross Series in Las Vegas Nevada.

After winning his 4th straight 450 SX Title last week, Ryan closed out the season in dominating fashion, leading the last 80 laps of the season…

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Dean came from behind to take the lead and win the final 2014 West Coast 250 SX Main.

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Justin Hill proved once again that his rookie year success was no fluke, winning the Dave Coombs Sr. Memorial East Vs West Shootout.

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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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Thor Riders Collect Four Wins From Canada to the States

It was another big race weekend for the Thor MX riders as Ryan Villopoto, Marvin Musquin, Kurt Caselli, and Taylor Robert all claimed victories at their respective races.

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Starting in Toronto, Canada, the Monster Energy Supercross made its lone international stop to the Rogers Centre. Villopoto once again took first in the 450SX class, making it his fourth win in a row and seventh win of the season. His lead atop the standings was increased to 12 points with five rounds remaining.

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In the 250SX class, Thor’s Marvin Musquin won his third in a row, making him the only rider since 2008 to collect his first three career wins consecutively. His win was in wire-to-wire fashion after overcoming a crash during practice session. The win moves Thor’s Musquin to just six points back of the leader in the 250SX Eastern Regional standings.

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Thor’s Cole Thompson, born in Canada, had his best finish of the season while racing in his native land, coming across the finish line in sixth. Justin Hill had a good night going, but a crash after the first turn in the main event kept him from returning to the race.

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At the AMA National Hare and Hound in Murphy, Idaho, Thor’s Kurt Caselli won for the first time this season, moving him up to an impressive fourth in points after going scoreless at the first round. Ivan Ramirez finished in eighth place.

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Adding another win to the weekend total was Thor’s Taylor Robert, who took the victory in the Pro class at the WORCS race in Lake Havasu City, Ariz. Robert not only had the fastest lap during the two-hour race, but finished more than two minutes ahead of second place.

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At the AMA National Enduro race in Blackwell, Texas, Thor’s Grant Baylor finished a season-best fifth overall. Teammate Charlie Mullins ended up 11th overall after an issue during the third test pushed him out of contention for the win. Despite the tough finish, he never gave up and was able to maintain the championship lead where he sits six points ahead of second.

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Thor Riders Shine at the Historical Daytona Supercross

Thor’s Ryan Villopoto took the holeshot and led 17 of the 20 lap main event as he cruised to victory in the 450SX race at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. His dominating performance pushed him atop the points standings where he now leads by two points with seven races remaining on the Monster Energy Supercross circuit.

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n the 250SX class, Thor’s Marvin Musquin captured his first win of the season in commanding fashion, coming across the finish line eight seconds ahead of the runner-up. The win moved Musquin into third place in the Eastern Regional 250SX points standings.

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Dean Wilson was blazing fast in qualifying, but a few mistakes in the main event pushed him back to finish just off the podium. His fourth-place finish kept him second in the points standings. Justin Hill started the main in 10th, but made his way up to sixth, while Cole Thompson also came through the pack from 18th to finish inside the top 10.

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Photos: Simon Cudby

 

 

 

Thor’s Ryan Villopoto Debuts Phase Coil Racewear at Supercross Opening Round

Thor’s Ryan Villopoto began his campaign for a third consecutive Monster Energy Supercross title on Saturday at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, Calif. Villopoto started the 2013 season in stylish fashion as he debuted the Spring 2013 Phase Coil Racewear. The Phase Coil racewear becomes available at Thor dealers starting today!

The Coil racewear comes from the popular Phase line at Thor MX, which has delivered the best value in motocross for many years. The Spring 2013 Phase Coil Racewear features an all-new pant chassis for an improved fit and better feel. Also, when combined with the micro-mesh constructed jersey, riders have a racewear kit that will pull away from the others with heightened style and performance.

The Western Regional 250SX Class also saw a shake up during its Main Event. Both Blake Baggett and Martin Davalos were caught up in a first turn pile up, which forced Davalos to retire before completing a single lap. Baggett started almost one lap down and ended up finishing the night in 14th. Tyla Rattray was able to get around the pile up and went on to finish the opening round in eighth.

The sold out season opener started with Villopoto racing to a runner-up finish in his 450SX Heat race, but the Main Event didn’t go his way. Villopoto endured bouts of misfortune but never gave up, fighting through the 20-lap Main Event to finish 16th. Fellow 450SX Thor rider Josh Grant raced to an 11th place effort in the opening round.

The Monster Energy Supercross riders will head to Phoenix’s Chase Field on January 12 for the second round of the season.