Minneapolis, October 13, 2014 – Polaris Factory Racers would be out in force at the Bluewater Desert Challenge this past weekend. The race, different than the other Best in the Desert Races, would be two days of three 25-mile laps, with results based on times from both days, so it not only takes great strategy but a fast car.
MINNEAPOLIS — Polaris Defense, a division of Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) is excited to announce the launch of the DAGOR™ ultra-light combat vehicle, at the 2014 Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting, in Washington, D.C. , Oct. 13-15. The DAGOR was designed and tested, and is now under contract and in production – all in less than two years – leveraging Polaris’ world class off-road engineering and design capability, to meet an emerging threat to SOF and light infantry forces.
POMONA, Calif. – The 2014 Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo powered by General Tire drew more than 67,000 fans to Pomona on October 4 and 5, up more than three percent over last year. Fans braved the Southern California heat to check out the hottest collection of off-road vehicles, products and accessories. From Red Bull motocross trials to hands-on off-road ride and drives, the annual event showcased 325 exhibitors, seven interactive demos and more than 10 acres of hands-on off-road fun, at Fairplex.
“The weekend was packed with off-road enthusiasts from all over the country and we are thrilled with the increased fan and exhibitor turnout this year,” said Off-Road Expo Marketing Manager Jessica Kirchner. “Both attendees and exhibitors were extremely pleased with this year’s event and we’re all looking forward to next year’s expo, set to take place October 3 and 4, 2015.”
Chandler, AZ – Described as a “short course on steroids” Best In The Desert’s BlueWater Desert Challenge is different than any other race in the series. It features two full days of racing over a 26-mile, multi-loop course along the Colorado river. DragonFire’s Pro UTV team is looking forward to the unique set of challenges this weekend… and Lacrecia Beurrier’s “lucky 13″ starting position.
October 7 , 2014, San Diego, CA - UTVUnderground.com has teamed up with Mad Media and the Best in The Desert (BITD) Off-Road Racing Association to create the first ever UTV World Championship.
Pomona, Calif.—Held amidst the festive atmosphere of the popular Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo at the expansive SCORE Baja 1000 exhibit, official early entries from 25 U.S. States and 12 countries were included the drawing for start positions in various classes for the upcoming 47th Anniversary of the legendary Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 desert race.
For this year’s granddaddy of all desert races, which will be held Nov. 11-15, Saturday’s drawing for the mammoth finale of the 2014 SCORE World Desert Championship was held in the unique SCORE Baja 1000 exhibit at this weekend’s Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo at the Fairplex in Pomona, Calif.
Chandler, AZ — Summer may be winding down, but things are really starting to heat up for the Off-Road Expo in Pomona, CA on October 4-5. Stop by the DragonFire display to take the “Choose Your Ride” challenge, get some free swag, check out the Project X Ranger Crew featured on Destination Polaris and maybe even win a seat in a Pro Class UTV.
Minneapolis, Oct. 3, 2014 – The Rigid Industries SCORE Desert Challenge is a two-day, semi-short course format held at Coyne Powersports Complex near Imperial, Calif. The classes were divided into groups and each group raced in two heats with the times being combined to determine the winners.
RENO, Nev. — Pre-race activities for next month’s legendary Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 officially launch this weekend at the special SCORE Baja 1000 exhibit at the Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo. SCORE’s enhanced area in Building 5 at the Fairplex in Pomona, Calif. on Saturday and Sunday will include a live start draw for the majority of the classes in this year’s race and the unveiling of this year’s official course map for the granddaddy of all desert races. The Off-Road Expo is a public exposition that will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday.
SCORE’s enhanced area in Building 5 at the Off-Road Expo will offer desert-racing fans the opportunity to interact with the top desert racing teams in the world while viewing the most radical motorsports vehicles ever developed. SCORE Baja racing legends will also be on hand to enhance the race fan experience.
Over 250 entries, from 25 countries and 40 U.S. States are expected to compete in this year’s 47th annual Tecate SCORE Baja 1000. SCORE is celebrating its 41st year as the world’s foremost desert racing organization in 2014. This year’s race, to be held Nov. 11-15, will be a peninsula run of nearly 1,200 miles down Mexico’s majestic Baja California peninsula, starting in Ensenada, Baja California and finishing in La Paz, Baja California Sur.
SCORE BAJA 1000 DRAWING/MAP UNVEILING
In addition to showcasing current SCORE desert racing vehicles, drivers and sponsors, the official Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 course map for the race will also be unveiled by SCORE officials on Saturday at 3 p.m. (PT) along with the annual class starting positions draw for all classes except SCORE Trophy Truck and Class 1. SCORE Trophy Truck and the unlimited Class 1 will have special qualifying for the race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in early November.
SCORE LEGENDS MEET & GREET
Crowd favorite autograph sessions will also be taking place both Saturday and Sunday from noon to 2 p.m. (PT) with many of the stars of the sport, both past and present who have built their legacy in the Tecate SCORE Baja 1000. Among the SCORE Baja legends scheduled to be part of the autograph sessions/photo ops on both Saturday and Sunday are current SCORE owner, SCORE Baja 1000 overall race winner Roger Norman, former SCORE owner Sal Fish, Ivan ‘Ironman’ Stewart, B.J. Baldwin, Rob MacCachren, Gus Vildosola Jr., Steven Eugenio, Colton Udall, Robby Bell, Jonathan Brenthel, Jordan Brenthel, Justin Davis, Justin Lofton, Matt Parks, Ricky Brabec, Nick Hamm, Jessie Williamson, Brian Shaleen and Robert Acer. SCORE expects some other ‘surprise’ SCORE Baja racing legends as well for the two autograph sessions.
SCORE VEHICLE DISPLAY
While many SCORE race vehicles will be spread out at the Off-Road Expo in various sponsor exhibits, scheduled to be part of the SCORE Baja 1000 exhibit the No. 7 Galindo Motor Sports SCORE Trophy Truck (driven by Steven Eugenio), the Brenthel Racing Class 6100 truck (Jonathan Brenthel/Jordan Brenthel, the Green Army Class 10 open wheel race car (Justin Davis), the Fusion Off-Road Trophy Truck Spec vehicle (Brian Shaleen), the JaggedX Polaris UTV (Matt Parks), the No. 4x THR Motorsports Kawasaki open motorcycle (Ricky Brabec/Robby Bell), the Warrior Built Honda sportsman motorcycle (Nick Hamm/Jessie Williamson). This special feature will also celebrate SCORE’s heritage with the legendary BFGoodrich Tires Blazer that took Frank “Scoop” Vessels to a class victory in the 1980 Tecate SCORE Baja 1000.
SCORE MONSTER ENERGY CINEMA
Additional highlight of the SCORE Baja 1000 exhibit will be the SCORE Monster Energy Cinema, featuring SCOREvision, massive multiple LED screens showing race telecasts that have aired on the CBS Sports Network as well as historical race videos that are part of the legendary legacy of SCORE Baja racing. Monster Energy hostesses will be on hand throughout the weekend welcoming guests to the SCORE Baja 1000 exhibit.
MORE EXPO INFO
The 2014 Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo is the greatest collection of off-road companies, parts, equipment, gear, and experts assembled in America. From off-road racing to rock crawling, trail riding to sand sports, motorcycles to ATV’s and camping to adventure travel, the event provides the unique opportunity to meet and talk with the most knowledgeable people in the off-road industry.
With a full weekend of excitement, other event features include over 300 industry-specific vendors, the Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Demo at the MAV TV Proving Grounds, Rubicon Trail – Off Road Vehicle Ride Along, KYMCO ATV/UTV ride and drive, DragonFire Racing ride along, the Miss Off-Road Expo Contest and live music all weekend at the Bud Light Stage. For more info on the Expo, visit www.offexpo.com.
POMONA, Calif. – The 2014 Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo powered by General Tire brings 10 acres of everything off-road to Fairplex, in Pomona this Saturday, October 4 through Sunday, October 5. This year’s expo will feature the hottest off-road vehicles, products and accessories, as well as action-packed Red Bull Motocross trials, off-road racing demos, Rubicon Trail off-road ride alongs, ATV and UTV test drives, an RC demo track, autograph signings, bikini contests and more! With more than 300 aftermarket performance vendors and more than 60,000 enthusiasts, Fairplex will burst with a 10-acre off-road party October 4 through October 5.
In addition to the line-up of customized trucks, Jeeps, UTVs, ATVs, side-by-sides, dirt bikes, sand rails and rock crawlers, the expo will come to life with exciting features and entertainment including: