VP-Fuels-Logo-8-17-12SAN ANTONIO, TX – VP Racing Fuels today announced that Regional Manager Jim Kelly will retire from the company effective May 31, 2015.  Kelly has been a dedicated employee of VP Racing Fuels since 1986, after spending many years as a motorsports writer/photographer and columnist.

“Motorsports and business development have been passions of mine for many years.  Working at VP for almost 30 years has given me the opportunity to do what I love and at the same time to contribute to the significant growth and success of VP not just in the Northeast but also in Europe.  My first passion, after my wife and children, though, has always been creative writing.  I’ve been doing it since I was in grade school when I was first published. I’ve just finished my first book, a work of fiction that has nothing to do with racing, and this transition from working full time at VP will allow me to fully devote my efforts to its promotion and to further pursue other opportunities in motorsports.”

SCORE-Baja-Sur-500-Logo-3-23-15RENO, Nev., USA — Mexico’s young gun Eduardo Laguna who came from behind to capture the Overall and SCORE Trophy Truck victory in the history-making Inaugural Bud Light SCORE Baja Sur 500 desert race will be spotlighted during Sunday’s premier telecast of the race on the CBS Sports Network. The debut of the one-hour special will air on the CBS Sports Spectacular show at 9 p.m. (ET) on Sunday, followed by multiple repeat airings.

Announcers for the CBS Sports Network telecast of the Bud Light SCORE Baja Sur 500 are SCORE racers Cameron Steele and Ricky Johnson.

From show producers BCII TV, a video preview of the telecast is below:

SCORE-Baja-500-2015-Logo-4-28-15RENO, Nev., USA — Las Vegas’ Rob MacCachren and Tim Herbst along with Robby Gordon of Charlotte, N.C., three of the all-time winningest racers in desert racing history are leading a field of 30 vehicles currently entered in the SCORE Trophy Truck class in next week’s 47th Bud Light SCORE Baja 500. Between the three drivers they have won 34 individual races and eight season championships in the featured SCORE racing division for high-tech, 850-horsepower unlimited production trucks.

Round 3 of the 2015 SCORE World Desert Championship will be held next week in Mexico’s Baja California Norte, starting and finishing in Ensenada, the seaside port on the Pacific Ocean, 85 miles south of San Diego.

General-Tire-6-30-11Fort Mill, SC – In celebration of 100 years in business, General Tire is giving out plenty of gifts. The General Tire 100th Anniversary Sweepstakes will award six lucky winners a set of General tires; eight winners General Tire t-shirts and hats; and four fortunate winners will get the experience of a lifetime to participate in an off-road driving experience with Zero1 Odysseys. The four-day, three-night Odyssey trip for two (2) departs on October 8, 2015 and includes flight, hotel, and a $100-per-day Visa gift card..

SCORE-Baja-500-2015-Logo-4-28-15RENO, Nev., USA — As entries continue to come in from around the globe, veteran SoCal desert racing superstars Jim O’Neal and Larry Roeseler are relishing the opportunity to add to their legacies as two of the all-time winningest racers in the glorious history of next month’s Bud Light SCORE Baja 500 desert race. Round 3 of the 2015 SCORE World Desert Championship will be held June 4-7 in Mexico’s Baja California Norte, starting and finishing in Ensenada, the seaside port on the Pacific Ocean, 85 miles south of San Diego.

O’Neal, a champion age-group motorcycle racer and Roeseler, the world-renown champion racer on both motorcycles and in four-wheel vehicles, lead a group of 70 racers with a combined 193 class wins in the Bud Light SCORE Baja 500.

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BRIGHTON, Mich. – Some vehicles, under higher load or high-speed use, may have issues with fluid leaks from the differential or transmission vent. To address these types of fluid control problems, Lingenfelter Performance Engineering has created a uniquely-designed Universal Differential and Transmission Vent Bladder Kit. It was developed to be the ideal solution for high-performance vehicles that are required to have a closed differential system by some sanctioning bodies. In addition, off-road vehicles whose differential and/or transmission may become submerged in water can also benefit from the installation of this high-quality Lingenfelter vent bladder.

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The Sahara Desert Challenge (SDC 2015) is the adventure expedition of the moment in West Africa, a challenge “made in Portugal” that leaves no one indifferent around the world, from the smallest to the more adventurous, a perfect trip for anyone who wants to live in the first person, in a “non-competitive”, the sensations of the original African Rally Dakar, who remained on the continent for 29 years.

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La Paz, BC. Mexico—In the run up to Dakar 2016, Robby Gordon and his second HST Gordini took back to back wins at the NORRA Mexican 1000 and Dos Mares 500 in Baja California, Mexico. Robby raced the newly built replica of his original HST Gordini that was designed specifically for the Dakar Rally and is equipped with the 6-speed Albins ST6-i sequential gearbox. While the elevation and temperatures of the Andes Mountains in South America cannot be replicated in Baja, Robby was very pleased with the car’s performance. The suspension, gearbox, braking and handling of the car were perfect, running flawlessly throughout the event.

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ENSENADA BAJA CA, MEXICO – Bajarallymoto.com has announced Rancho El Coyote Meling as the first of 3 overnight bivouac locations for the 2015 edition of the BAJA RALLY taking place September 28th – October 2nd from Ensenada’s San Nicolas Hotel and Casino. Rancho El Coyote will host and feed riders, support crews, media, officials and honored guests at the arrival of “Special Stage 1” on Tuesday, September 29th. Only tent and RV camping will be available El Coyote Bivouac. Overflow lodging accommodations are available at neighboring Rancho Meling, closer to the main road entrance. (full details below)

Jackson-Motorsports-Logo-5-14-15GREENVILLE, S.C. – Leading motorsports, events and race tire distribution company, Jackson Motorsports Group (JMG), has announced it has expanded its tire sales portfolio to include MICHELIN Desert Racing motorcycle tires at the upcoming Bud Light SCORE Baja 500. The company has also announced a contingency program for those racing on MICHELIN Desert Racing tires purchased through them.

The expanded services and contingency program come on the heels of JMG’s sponsorship of Colton Udall, who raced and won on Michelin tires provided by Jackson Motorsports Group at last month’s SCORE Baja Sur 500.

“Our recent victory with Colton Udall at the SCORE Baja Sur 500 event combined with our expanding tire sales and this new contingency program are evidence that we intend to continue growing our involvement in desert racing,” said Jackson Motorsports Group Executive Director of Business Development, Todd Steen.