(Agua Dolce, Calif.) From the very onset of Baja motorsports, motorcycles have always held a special place in NORRA Mexican 1000 history. Indeed, the inaugural running of NORRA’s Mexican 1000 in 1967 was born from a yearning to find out what vehicle could run down the exotic Baja peninsula faster – two wheels or four? With that heritage in mind, NORRA today announced two additions to its 2014 General Tire NORRA Mexican 1000 created better address the needs of their two-wheel and powersports (ATV/UTV) competitors.
Valcourt, Québec – BRP will once again field a team of ATV and side-by-side vehicle racers for 2014 in addition to its industry-leading US $1.4 Million Can-Am racing contingency program. After a successful and competitive 2013 that saw Can-Am racers earn class championships with both ATVs and side-by-side vehicles, BRP added to its racing team and also expanded the Can-Am X-Team program to include additional side-by-side vehicle racing support.
Anaheim, Calif. – GBC Motorsports will be offering their GBC Bucks contingency program for the 2014 GNCC Racing Series. The GBC Bucks Awards Program rewards ATV & SXS racers that achieve success while using GBC tires. More than $200,000 in GBC Bucks are up for grabs this season (over $15,000 available for each of the 13 rounds) for participants in ATV and SXS classes.
In order to be eligible to earn GBC Bucks, you must:
Use GBC tires on all four wheels of your ATV or SXS.
-GBC decals must be prominently displayed on the front and both sides of the vehicle.
CYPRESS, Calif. – Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., awarded more than $290,000 in 2013 through its Access Initiative providing critical funding to OHV communities, riding groups and land managers across the U.S. Yamaha is the industry’s leader in Guaranteeing Responsible Access to our Nation’s Trails (GRANTs), supporting the program’s mission of safe, responsible riding and open, sustainable OHV access to trails and riding areas nationwide since 2008.
Saturday’s Production A race was a replay from round one with Goldspeed’s David Flores and Chandler Waxman taking the top two spots. Flores is defending his title in Production A and both riders are contesting for their first ever Pro-Am championship in Sunday’s main event. Mike Sloan and Cody Mitchell put Goldspeed wheels on the top two podium spots in Open A as well.
Tacoma Washington – It was a successful weekend of racing for TireBlocks fun flat systems, with racers earning wins in both the Pro ATV and Pro UTV events. With one of the largest turnouts to date, the UTV race was once again the premier racing event of the weekend at Round 2 of the WORCS series in Primm Nevada.
Ontario, California – Team ITP racers recently competed in several side-by-side classes at round two of the 2014 Rocky Mountain ATV/MC World Off-Road Championship Series in Primm, Nev. Despite coming up short of a podium at either round, ITP racers have earned three spots in the top 10 point standings in both the SxS Pro and SxS 1000 classes.
PAYSON, UT – The Rocky Mountain ATV/MC Amateur National Motocross Championship presented by AMSOIL – better known simply as Loretta Lynn’s – is universally regarded as the premier amateur motocross event, attracting rising stars and future champions from every corner of the country. The first Area Qualifier that will lead to Loretta Lynn’s will be held February 15-16 at the Arizona Cycle Park.
A total of 51 Area Qualifiers in seven regions will take place in some of the finest local motocross venues from February to May. Riders who place in a qualifying spot at any Area Qualifier are invited to participate in the corresponding Regional Championship in June. The regionals act as a qualifier for the Rocky Mountain ATV/MC Amateur National Motocross Championship at Loretta Lynn’s in July and August. Riders are permitted to race in as many Area Qualifiers as they wish.
Las Vegas NV – Following their entry back into the US market last year, Goldspeed Racing Products is looking to make a statement in 2014 and they certainly came out swinging at the opening round of WORCS racing in Taft, California. Goldspeed is supporting a handful of racers at both the amateur and professional level and saw great success throughout the weekend, as a number of racers put both their tires and wheels on the podium.