Press release: Glen Helen Raceway is proud to announce Thor Motocross as the official sponsor of the 2011 Thor Cup Amateur Motocross Championship, May 12-13 at Glen Helen Raceway. “We’re glad to have Thor onboard for the Thor Cup Amateur Motocross Championship,” said Glen Helen Track Manager Lori Bryant. “Their support will help us make this an exciting and unique experience for all of our amateur riders.”
“Thor Motocross is heavily involved in amateur and pro racing events around the world, and getting involved in the Thor Cup Amateur Motocross Championship at Glen Helen is a great opportunity for Thor to support the up and coming riders in the amateur racing community,” said Thor/Parts Unlimited Global Motorsports Director Hylton Beattie. “Our motto is that we support the sport, and this seemed like a perfect opportunity to do just that.”

Thor MX is an industry leader in the world of motocross accessories and apparel, offering boots, helmets, goggles, gloves, armor and race clothing. Their cutting-edge product development and rider-centered designs have helped the company succeed as a motocross manufacturer as well as a major sponsorship force. Thor sponsors motocross and ATV riders in every major circuit and have established themselves as one of the top brands in the sport.

The 2011 Thor Cup Amateur Motocross Championship will kick off the highly anticipated Grand Prix weekend at Glen Helen with races on Thursday and Friday. The Thor World Amateur Championship invites riders from all over the world to race in this high-profile amateur event on the specially redesigned USGP Track at Glen Helen Raceway in the same configuration the pros will use.

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