Chino Valley, AZ – OR-Fab’s new Cowl LED Light Bar Mounts allow Jeep JK Wrangler owners to fit a 40-inch LED light bar above the vehicle’s cowl. These heavy-duty light bar mounts are manufactured from precision laser cut 3/16-inch steel and attach to the Jeep’s A-pillar body-to-window frame braces using the factory mounting bolts.
BOISE, ID – A federal court has accepted the settlement agreement that resolves a lawsuit claiming that the Clearwater National Forest illegally closed recommended wilderness areas (RWA) to motorized use. The agreement, between the Forest Service and lawyers for the Idaho State Snowmobile Association and BlueRibbon Coalition, requires the agency to conduct a new analysis and issue a new decision to evaluate “motorized and over snow access management” in the areas. The Forest Service “dispute Plaintiffs’ claims” but acknowledged “that regional issuance of documents described as guidance for forest planning, including planning for RWA management, has led to confusion and misperception regarding the role that such documents serve ….”
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — The national nonprofit Tread Lightly! and its partners Bass Pro Shops and Arctic Cat announced a new program designed to advance stewardship of the outdoors by growing Tread Lightly!’s member base. Individuals who join or renew their membership between now and September 30, 2015 will be automatically entered into a drawing for a chance to win an Arctic Cat 2015 Wildcat Trail XT side by side and high-value Bass Pro Shops gift cards.
Those who join or renew their Tread Lightly! membership at higher levels can increase their chances of winning an Arctic Cat Wildcat Trail XT side by side or a $1,000, a $500 or a $250 Bass Pro Shops gift card by receiving more entries into the drawing.
Garden Grove, CA - The Bud Light BajaSur 500 was a brand new race for the SCORE International series and the results were familiar; King Shocks racers were the fastest! Despite a 424 mile long course filled with silt, sharp rocks and tight technical sections, it turned into a sprint race with King Shocks racer and defending Trophy Truck Champion Steven Eugenio pushing hard to chase down King Shocks racer Lalo Laguna for the overall victory. Eugenio and Laguna represent the new guard of young racers who despite their ages, have years of desert racing experience with top-notch teams and equipment. Laguna was out front during the race but Eugenio kept pursuing with a relentless pace. When the checkered flag waived, it was Laguna who took the overall win with Eugenio finishing second.
For the first time since the 2013 Gusher GNCC, Chris Bithell stood in the center of the podium at round five of the 2015 AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country Series presented by Maxxis, an AMA National Championship, after rainy conditions made for a tough and slick course. Team Maxxis/FLY/Yamaha’s Chris Borich put together another solid performance capturing second overall ahead of JMR/ATVRiders.com’s Jarrod McClure rounding out the podium in third.
FORT WORTH, Texas — It’s said everything is bigger in Texas and after Friday’s racing was canceled due to severe storms, a massive crowd came out to the Dirt Track at Texas Motor Speedway to see the 2015 season opener of TORC: The Off-Road Championship Presented by AMSOIL. Those fans that packed the stands were not disappointed as they watched hardcore battles in all three PRO categories with Scott Douglas earning the victory in PRO 4WD, defending PRO 2WD champion CJ Greaves kicking off his season with a win, and Kyle Hart taking his first-ever TORC PRO Light race title.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 24, 2015)– Borla Performance, the pioneer and leading manufacturer of aerospace-grade, stainless steel performance exhaust systems, has announced an official partnership with the 2015 TORC: The Off-Road Championship Series Presented by AMSOIL. Borla’s rich history in racing and engineering top-quality exhaust systems for all types of trucks and sport-utility vehicles makes the partnership a natural fit. For nearly 40 years, Borla has been producing superior quality, bolt-on T-304 stainless steel exhausts for a variety of both full-size and light trucks – as well as off-road vehicles for some of the most extreme conditions on the planet.
Stow, Oh. – April 24, 2015 - Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels has introduced an innovative new wheel line developed with six-time Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series (LOORRS) champion Brian Deegan. The Deegan 38 wheels are available in two exceptional styles for truck, SUV and Jeep – the Pro 2 Black and the Pro 4 Black.
(Agua Dulce, California) – As teams and crews make final preparations before Saturday’s start of the 6th annual General Tire NORRA Mexican 1000, today the sanctioning body released the final GPS files and downloadable Roadbooks on the website. The announcement is in keeping with Mexican 1000 tradition, as teams participating in the trans-Baja rally are not allowed to pre-run per NORRA rules and regulations.
Fresh off another Mint 400 win, Team DragonFire/AZ West/Polaris UTV Pro Unlimited pilot Lacrecia Beurrier is ready to strike it rich at Best In The Desert Silver State 300 race on May 1-3. She is off to a great start, drawing the #1 starting position for Saturday’s race!