Nissan is doubling down on its recent Star Wars partnership, and fans looking for an early stocking stuffer will want to make their way to dealerships this weekend. Nissan will be offering free Death Trooper helmet keychains at Nissan dealerships – that is, as long as supplies last.
MESA, AZ: Cora Jokinen at Torq-Masters Industries is a business owner, racer and welder. Together with the Ladies Offroad Network, we want to support female welders around the country. Cora’s relationship with Miller Electric Welders has allowed her the opportunity to put a Women’s Miller Digital Elite Helmet (Retail $317), Women’s Welding Large Jacket, and 3 pairs of Miller Welding Gloves up for grabs.
Graves Motorsports, the Performance Exhaust brand behind Yamaha Motor USA’s multiple National Championship winning Superbike and Supersport roadrace titles, is excited to introduce their new Full Titanium Racing Exhaust System for Yamaha’s 2016-2017 Pure Sport YXZ1000R three-cylinder Side-by-Side. Employing the same design technology used on the Factory Yamaha MotoAmerica Superbikes, Graves developed this system and race tune for the Greaves Motorsports Yamaha YXZ1000 Pro-Stock car driven by CJ Greaves to win the Torc Series Championship Final race!
Anyone that’s ever jumped a motorcycle, ATV or UTV knows that coming up short on a double is usually a pretty painful experience. Well, if you ask these guys, coming up short on a table top can be pretty painful as well. We’re betting they paid a visit to a chiropractor and were diagnosed with a severe case of UTV whiplash.
The Mint 400 announced the return of its massive contingency, this year with new title sponsor ODYSSEY battery. This year marks the sixth consecutive year The Mint 400 will host the ultimate display of off-road vehicles and accessories right in the middle of downtown Las Vegas on Fremont St. East. Tens of thousands of enthusiasts flood Fremont Street on Friday to witness the unparalleled spectacle of over 350 off-road race vehicles parading among hundreds of off-road aftermarket brands and manufacturers. This historic annual gathering dates back to 1970’s, when The Mint 400 was actually started on Fremont St. in front of The Mint Hotel.
Honda today announced that its new 2017 Ridgeline is the first and only pickup truck to earn the highest possible safety rating of Top Safety Pick from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).
In desert racing you’ve got to be ready for anything, because the moment you let your guard down the course will come back to bite you. This trophy truck driver clearly is ready for the moment, because he never panics when he gets the race car on two wheels – he just stays on the gas like a racer should! Check out the two-wheel trophy truck action in the video below.
Building on the success of its current winch offerings, Rugged Ridge implemented a new, innovative X-braced gearbox housing and motor cap that provides increased strength to the winch assembly under load, as well as incorporating new IP67-rated components, including the solenoid, motor and gearbox for flawless performance in even the harshest weather and extreme operating conditions.
They say you can never have too much horsepower. The driver of this big horsepower buggy might disagree. We’re not entirely sure what this is or what all he’s got done to it. All we know is he’s having a hard time keeping it under control.
Unless you’re a track and field athlete or a speed skater, you’ve probably heard the phrase “rubbing is racing.” In desert racing, there are no umpires or officials to call foul, and if you’re one to get bent out of shape when someone brushes you on their way by during an off-road race, you might want to consider an alternative sport.
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Here’s some serious race rubbing on this high-speed section.