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Monster Energy Thor Kawasaki Moncton Race Report

August 3, 2015

 

  August 4, 2015(Kamloops, BC) The 2015 CMRC Canadian Motocross National series moved to the East Coast this weekend as the series tackled the Riverglade MX track near Moncton, New Brunswick and the Monster Energy Thor Kawasaki team looked to put in a solid result with their riders, Brett Metcalfe and Cole Martinez.   With Teddy Maier’s injury last weekend, 2013 Canadian Champ, Metcalfe, was the lone MX1 rider and the Australian started things off well by qualifying 2nd. He...

 

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Some top-tens, top-fives, and wins for Parker at home and in the U.S.

August 3, 2015

 

John Parker has been having a busy 2015 flat track season with some top-ten, top-five, and wins to his credit.On June 20th, the multi-time national and provincial champ rode both the Vet and Pro Open classes at his home track in Welland, ON. Although he started campaigning both classes last year, he only rode the Vet class on the ¼ mile Welland County Speedway track in 2014. But due to some event cancellations earlier in the season, Parker was itching to race and opted to race Vet and...

 

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Monster Energy Thor Kawasaki Stays in Championship Hunt at Deschambault

July 28, 2015

 

  Brett Metcalfe second overall on a wet day in Quebec July 28, 2015(Kamloops, BC) With a win last weekend at Sand Del Lee, expectations were high as the Monster Energy Thor Kawasaki came into another sand track, the Deschambault circuit, near Quebec City, in the French-speaking province of Quebec.   Rain fell all morning, but it proved no problem for Metcalfe as he qualified Number One. In both motos, he worked his way to the front and came up just short, finishing third in moto one...

 

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Favourable start to 2015 season for John Parker

June 25, 2015

 

John Parker’s 2015 flat track season got underway favourably on May 16th in Paris, ON. As per last season, Parker is again contesting the Veteran class as well as the premier Open Expert. On a rough and tough Paris ó mile track Parker stormed to his first wins of the season. He dominated both the Vet qualifier as well as the main despite suffering a practice crash earlier in the day that left him with some discomfort. In the Open Expert, which was stacked with the usual suspects,...

 

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Monster Energy Kawasaki riders get VIP treatment with Kawasaki Mule Trans

April 29, 2015

 

Monster Energy Europe Ltd have just taken delivery of an innovative Kawasaki Mule Trans utility vehicle to transport the Kawasaki riders and equipment across often challenging terrain in the FIM Motocross World Championship paddock. Star rider, Ryan Villopoto– along with other Monster Energy riders from the KRT, KMX2RT, DRT and Bud Racing squads will travel in style at the remaining MXGP rounds. They will be whisked through the crowds to official fan signing duties in the Mule -including...

 

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Monster Energy Thor Kawasaki takes Victory at Canadian Season Opener

April 29, 2015

 

  Brett Metcalfe sweeps MX1 class in return to Canada June 2, 2015(Kamloops, BC) The Monster Energy Thor Kawasaki team kicked off their 2015 season this past weekend as the CMRC Canadian Motocross series debuted in the team’s hometown – Kamloops, British Columbia and after a great day of racing, emerged with the win and the red plate for the points leader with 2013 Champion, Brett Metcalfe, making a successful return to the Canadian series.   After being unable to defend...

 

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Team Babbitt’s Monster Energy/Amsoil Kawasaki’s Jacob Hayes Wins in Fresno to Tie the Race to the Championship

April 7, 2015

 

  Irvine, Calif. (April 29, 2015) – For the second consecutive week Team Babbitt’s Monster Energy/Amsoil Kawasaki finished 1-2 at Amsoil Arenacross as Jacob Hayes used consistency to take the overall win with Matt Goerke in second. Goerke grabbed the holeshot and ran away with the first main event with Hayes in second, but a first turn pile-up in the second main event forced Goerke to fight back to seventh while Hayes finished runner-up. With a 2-2 score, Hayes took the overall...

 

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Monster Energy Thor Kawasaki Announces 2015 Canadian National Lineup

March 13, 2015

 

  2013 Champion, Brett Metcalfe, returns to team for 2015 season February 23, 2015(Kamloops, BC) The Monster Energy Thor Kawasaki team is excited to announce their lineup for the 2015 CMRC Canadian Motocross National season, which kicks off in the team’s hometown of Kamloops, British Columbia on May 31st. The team will feature Brett Metcalfe and Teddy Maier in the MX1 class with newcomer, Cole Martinez, joining the team to contest the MX2 series.   2013 Canadian MX1 Champion,...

 

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Ryan Villopoto wins in Thaïland

March 10, 2015

 

Ryan Villopoto clinched victory for the Monster Energy Kawasaki Racing Team in stifling heat at the Nakhonchaisri raceway, which hosted the Thai round of the FIM World MXGP Motocross Championship. The ten times US champion showed an immediate liking for the man-made track 35 miles west of the Thai capital Bangkok as he won the qualification race by an amazing 33 seconds as the hard work of midweek suspension testing in Europe paid dividends. With temperatures soaring above 100 degrees...

 

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Parker Itchin’ To Get 2015 Dirt Track Season Underway

March 9, 2015

 

  Like most Canadians, John Parker is looking forward to putting another long, cold, and snowy winter behind him. For the multi-time National and Provincial Dirt Track Champion, spring can’t come quickly enough. But, with the racing season now just a little under three months away, Parker is starting to see some sunshine at the end of the tunnel.    “I’m just itchin’ to get the season underway. I don’t think I’ve ever seen so much snow...

 

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