Shot in he same area Ford did the majority of its off-road testing for the first-generation F-150 Raptor, the blue oval just whet the appetites for all those clamoring for a better look at the new EcoBoost-powered 2017 Raptor with a new video.
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – TORC: The Off-Road Championship brings the hard-hitting action of short-course truck racing to Dallas/Fort Worth for two rounds of exciting championship action at Texas Motor Speedway May 27-28.
The TORC series is set to open its 2016 season on the Texas Motor Speedway Dirt Track with a doubleheader race weekend. The best drivers on dirt will battle under the lights, powering their 900 horsepower trucks through high-flying jumps and searing sweepers.
Lake Elsinore, CA – Brian Deegan extended his streak of consecutive podiums this season to four in a row after rounds 3 and 4 of the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series at Lake Elsinore Motorsports Park in Lake Elsinore, CA. Deegan loves coming to his home track in Lake Elsinore, and his performance showed it. Deegan’s NOS Energy Drink / Mickey Thompson Tires / Ford Raptor was fast right out of the box; he qualified third for Saturday’s round 3. After the inversion, Deegan would start on row 2 right behind Rob Mac.
The BlueRibbon Coalition recently announced it was contacted by some its members regarding rumors that a land transfer bill, H.R. 2733, might include portions of the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Moon Rocks in the Hungry Valley OHV Area near Reno, Nevada. BLM members were reportedly concerned with the bill and its possible inclusion of this area, which would result in the closure of the area.
BlueRibbon Coalition contacted both the BLM and Congressional Representatives to ascertain if, in fact, there were any impacts to legal OHV recreation at Hungry Valley, Moon Rocks, an area well known for catering to a variety of off-road vehicles, including dirt bikes, ATVs, trucks, SUVs and Jeeps.
Having a quality tire for your off-road rig comes down to far more than how cool the tread looks, as one of the most important features is the tire’s ability to perform (and not fail) while aired down on the trail. The problem is that airing up and airing down is a time-consuming process that we sometimes wish we could avoid.
To celebrate its 10th anniversary, American Muscle has unveiled a contest awarding a king’s ransom of horsepower. The contest, which just went live this morning, will award one lucky winner a 2017 Ford Raptor, a supercharged 850-plus-horsepower Ford Mustang and a racing trailer to carry the ’Stang to the track or your buddy’s house to gloat.
(Agua Dulce, Calif.): NORRA is more than just adventure wrapped up in a race down the peninsula. For many who enter the Mexican 1000, it’s time spent with family and friends enjoying the diverse challenges unique to Baja.
Rob and Kyle Usnick are a father and son team who are no strangers to off-road racing. In fact, they enjoy every brutal minute of it. Having started in 2009, Rob has competed in numerous King of the Hammers, the Mint 400, several other SCORE, BITD, BRT and of course the NORRA Mexican 1000 in 2013 and 2015. With a diverse resume, Rob has raced JeepSpeed, rockcrawlers, motorcycles, and UTV’s.
Compton, California – Greg Adler and Team 4 Wheel Parts will be looking to build on the momentum that brought him his first trip to the podium of the 2016 short course off-road season as the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series returns home this weekend. Having collected a third place trophy in the opening weekend of action in Chandler, Arizona, Adler will be among the sport’s elite seeking to advance in the standings as Lake Elsinore Motorsports Park welcomes the series April 23 – 24.
Maybe Ford has small plans, but it’s possible we just never heard about them. Proving that when Ford unveils a plan it does so in a big way, the blue oval recently announced a new truck available to its government and fleet customers. The new F-150 Special Service Vehicle looks to provide a truck solution for law enforcement in need of a capable truck. And in true Ford fashion, it will be offered in many options and not just one package.
After the recent XP1K3, off-road racer RJ Anderson is now three videos deep in the XP1K series produced by Mad Media. In each video he pilots a heavily-modified Polaris RZR XP 1000 through a different off-road playground of jumps, obstacles and custom-built ramps. But regardless of how cool the final version of the video looks, make no mistake that Anderson and the filming crew have their share of bloopers and funny outtakes – not every stunt goes according to plan.