Thor Motocross Announces the 2011 Off-Road Motorcycle Racing Team


Thor Motocross is proud to announce the 2011 Off-Road Race Team.

This collection of riders is founded on championships and looks to continue that tradition throughout 2011 in each the off-road disciplines.

thor motocross, thor motocross racing, thor motocross gear, thor motocross team, thor motocross riding, thor motocross racing, 2011 thor motocrossReturning to Thor in 2011 is the star packed KTM Off-Road Team.

The team consists of champions like Mike Brown (2009 WORCS Champion/2001 AMA 125 Champion), Kurt Caselli (2-Time WORCS Champion in 2007 & 2010), Kailub Russell (2009 and 2010 GNCC XC2 Class Champion), and Russell Bobbitt (2009 Enduro Champion).

If all those championships weren’t enough fire power already, the KTM Team picked up veteran Thor rider, Charlie Mullins (2010 Enduro Champion, and 2010 GNCC XC1 Runner up).

Rounding out the team will be Cory Buttrick, who should also compete for podiums throughout the GNCC XC1 season and Enduro Series.

There are a couple of Monster Energy Kawasaki riders that should run out front on a weekly basis this season as well.

Long time Thor rider, Destry Abbott returns to the team in 2011.

The 5-time Hare & Hound Champion looks to be as busy as anyone. Abbott is preparing to ride not only the Hare & Hound series, but also the WORCS and EnduroCross series’ as well.

The youngster in the group looking to make a splash in 2011 is Monster Energy Kawasaki rider, Taylor Robert. The 2008 Pro 2 WORCS Champion is set to race both the WORCS and EnduroCross series’ in 2011.

Last, but definitely not least, is legendary off-road racer, Larry Roeseler. The multi-time national champion returns for 2011 to head up a Thor dealer ride, and continue his long time role assisting with Thor product development.

Below you can double check on which series you can find your favorite off-road rider. We’ll have plenty of off-road racing updates in 2011, and you can stay current by logging on to and the Thor Facebook page.

Hare & Hound, WORCS and EnduroCross

GNCC XC1 and Enduro

WORCS and EnduroCross

GNCC XC1 and Enduro

WORCS and Hare & Hound

Enduro and GNCC XC1

WORCS and EnduroCross

GNCC XC1 Class

Off-Road Legend will head up Thor off-road Dealer Rides

About Parts Unlimited
Parts Unlimited is the world’s largest distributor of aftermarket accessories in the powersports industry and is owned by LeMans Corporation headquartered in Janesville, Wisconsin. Parts Unlimited sells to over 12,000 dealerships world wide and continues to expand its market penetration with its sister companies, Parts Canada, Parts Europe and Drag Specialties.

Parts Unlimited continues to promote racing through its campaign WE SUPPORT THE SPORT®, helping to drive consumers to dealerships, while entertaining its dealers through hospitalities at the events it sponsors.

About Thor Motocross
Thor is one of the originators of motocross apparel. When Torsten Hallman made his first U.S trip to race and promote motocross in 1966, he inadvertently started to develop Thor riding gear. Thor is a hardcore, grass roots company that understands what it takes to reach the top and more importantly, how to stay there. It is one of a few companies with over 40 years experience in the motocross marketplace.
Thor, a house brand company for Parts Unlimited, combines design and marketing with superior distribution to reach it’s thousands of dealers and consumers priding ourselves on key selling features like quality, strength and performance. Thor is more than a brand. It is a lifestyle.

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