Minneapolis – The first race of the Lucas Oil Off-Road Southern California Regional, at Glen Helen Raceway saw 41 side-by-sides line up including 15 cars in the new Production 1000 class open to all manufacturers with a 1000cc side-by-side.
RENO, Nev. — Considered to be one of the top tier drivers of all-time in the rugged sport of desert racing, the legendary Ivan ‘Ironman’ Stewart has been named the grand marshal for next week’s 28th Tecate SCORE San Felipe 250.
Stewart will preside over the festivities of the season-opener of the five-race 2014 SCORE World Desert Championship series to be held next Thursday through Sunday. The SCORE season opener will be held in Mexico’s picturesque fishing village of San Felipe, located 125 miles south of the U.S. border on the East side of the Baja California peninsula along the azure waters of the tranquil Sea of Cortez.
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.
SAN DIEGO — Following Tuesday’s live drawing for starting positions heralding the sophomore season of the Roger Norman era, SCORE International desert racing launched its 41st anniversary season with Las Vegas’ multi-time champion Troy Herbst and SoCal rookie Rodrigo Valenzuela received the pole positions for four-wheel and two-wheel vehicles during the Dirt LiveHD webcast Tuesday for the upcoming 28th Annual Tecate SCORE San Felipe 250 desert race.
Troy Herbst races in the featured SCORE Trophy Truck Division while Valenzuela competes in Open Motorcycle class.
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.
IRVINE, Calif. (February 12, 2014) – It’s one thing to enter what has been called “the toughest one-day off-road race in the world,” it’s another entirely to finish on the podium in that competition. Lined up against a field of heavily modified Side-by-Sides, Kawasaki’s Casey Currie relied on the power of his Teryx4™ stock 750-class engine to finish third in the 2014 King of the Hammers (KOH) UTV Pro Class race this past week in Johnson Valley, Calif., beating many 1000cc ‘race-ready’ machines.
PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has announced the reopening of the 31,000-acre Serpentine Area of Critical Environmental Concern in California’s San Benito and Fresno counties to limited street-licensed vehicle use, the American Motorcyclist Association reports.
At the same time, the BLM says, about 5,070 acres of public lands within the Clear Creek Management Area “exhibit Wilderness characteristics” and “will be managed to emphasize primitive, non-motorized recreation opportunities.”
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.
Purchase qualifying truck/SUV winches can receive up to a $150 cash rebate. The new ZEON winch line and the premium performance lines are included in this promotion. The VR winch line, Warn’s value truck winch line, is eligible for an $80 cash rebate, with consumer pricing starting at $399.99, after the rebate.
RENO, Nev. — SCORE International’s Roger Norman announced today that CBS Sports Network will televise the entire five-race 2014 SCORE World Desert Championship series. Each one-hour telecast will air the month following each event, starting with this month’s season-opening 28th Annual Tecate SCORE San Felipe 250 desert race.
Round 1 of the five-race 2014 SCORE World Desert Championship series will be held in San Felipe, Baja California, Mexico, Feb. 27-March 2. In 2014, two SCORE races will be held in the United States and three in Mexico.