By Jackie Riess
Photos by James Lissimore
Let’s take a look back at the 2021 Thor WMX Series with a few stats from the top 5 overall and the series as a whole.
The top 5 overall in the 2021 Thor WMX Series included:
- Eve Brodeur (EB1) – 250 points
- Sarah-Kim Villeneuve (SKV241) – 220 points
- Malia Garant (MG4) – 192 points
- Ani Ferguson (AF3) – 170 points
- Brook Greenlaw (BG7) – 136 points
Of the top 5 over the course of the series, 74 of 77 laps were led by Eve Brodeur. The remaining 3 laps of the series were led by Sarah-Kim Villeneuve.
EB1 had the fastest lap time in 9 of the 10 motos, and SKV241 claimed the fastest lap time in the 10th.
The overall podiums at each round were dominated by KTM, claiming 14 of the 15 positions. Ani Ferguson put her Husqvarna on the box at Gopher Dunes to claim the final podium position.
This is where things get interesting. Of the top 5, Malia Garant made the most passes, with a significant gap over Brook Greenlaw’s overall passes.
MG4: 52 passes
BG7: 42 passes
AF3: 29 passes
EB1: 4 passes
SKV241: 2 passes
For the series as a whole, there were 139 entries over 5 rounds with an average of 27.8 entries per round.
Of those 139 entries, Yamaha was the most popular manufacturer with KTM in second and Kawasaki in third.
Yamaha: 44 entries
KTM: 32 entries
Kawasaki: 25 entries
Husqvarna: 17 entries
Honda: 16 entries
Suzuki: 5 entries
GasGas: 0 entries
Overall, it was a dominant year by the three KTM riders of Eve Brodeur, Sarah-Kim Villeneuve, and Malia Garant.