Torrance, CA: This past Saturday, the Honda Red Riders took on round 14 of the 2014 AMA Supercross series at Reliant Stadium in Houston, TX. It was a stellar night for Team Honda Muscle Milk’s Justin Barcia, who landed on the podium for the fourth time this season with an impressive second, while teammate Trey Canard finished in fourth. This weekend also played host to round seven of the Western Regional 250 SX class and Muscle Milk-backed GEICO Honda’s Zach Osborne scored a fifth-place finish.
Buffalo, NY: Dunlop riders had an impressive showing at the 4th annual James Stewart Freestone Spring Championship that took place March 19-22 in Wortham, TX. Dunlop kicked-off the week by celebrating the eighth season of its exclusive amateur elite support program called Team Dunlop with a catered dinner and special team photo shoot.
After nearly a week of racing action, the event crowned 46 different division champions, 42 of which were riding Dunlop-equipped machines. In addition, Team Dunlop members scored an impressive 15 championships. Each champion is invited to attend the Champions Ride Day at James Stewart training compound in Haines City, Florida in November.
Irvine, CA – The GEICO AMA EnduroCross series, fueled by Monster Energy and presented by Lucas Oil is ramping up for its eleventh season of the most exciting indoor off-road racing. With two new venues joining the schedule this year, it is shaping up to be the most exciting season yet.
The Gwinnett Center, just outside of Atlanta, GA will provide a heavily requested East Coast swing for the series and Energy Solutions Arena in Salt Lake City, UT is also officially on the schedule for the first time. EndurocCross will now be showcased in nine cities (up from seven in 2013).
Valcourt, Québec – Can-Am ATV and side-by-side racers competed in roughly 17 events for more than $22,000 in prizes at the 2014 High Lifter Mud Nationals at Mud Creek Off-Road Park in Jacksonville, Texas. Team Gorilla Powered by Can-Am, Performance Power Sports / Can-Am and S3 Racing / Can-Am and others combined to earn 24 podiums and win seven classes, including both RUV classes, in the Can-Am / BRP Mud Bog and Mudda Cross competitions.
Motorsports fans can rejoice with the recent news that former Speed channel show “Wind Tunnel” host Dave Despain is returning to TV later this month, specifically on MAVTV, on an all-new show entitled “The Dave Despain Show.”
“The Dave Despain Show” will premier Friday, April 25 at 8pm ET/5pm PT, with MAVTV featuring 26 successive episodes. The 30-minute format gives the veteran interviewer the opportunity to sit with racing legends, current superstars, and rising young guns from across the spectrum of motorsports competition. The new series allows viewers to gain an “insider’s” look behind the skill, passion, friendships, tragedy, courage and technology breakthroughs that makes motorsports such a thrilling spectacle.
Traverse City, Mich., – Radar Tires, the flagship brand of Omni United, makes its full season debut in TORC: The Off-Road Championship presented by AMSOIL this weekend during the “Duel in the Desert” at Primm Valley Off-Road Raceway in Primm, Nev. Armed with three drivers in the PRO Light class, Radar Tires is optimistic about the 2014 TORC season.
In 2013, the Singapore-based tire brand competed in short- and long- course off road racing, which included the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series (LOORRS), SCORE International and select TORC races. For 2014, Radar Tires modified its off road racing schedule and will compete in a full season of TORC and SCORE, and a partial season in LOORRS.
Spaccarelli is the driver of the show-stopping Tonka Pro 2 competition truck, and this year the Tonka will compete with Mickey Thompson’s legendary Baja Pro tires developed specifically for the demands of short course racing.
Irvine, CA (April 3, 2014) – EnduroCross is proud to announce the addition of Nexen Tire as a sponsor for the upcoming 2014 GEICO AMA EnduroCross, fueled by Monster Energy and presented by Lucas Oil series. The global tire leader will be bringing cash incentive to the high-intensity starts with a $500 Holeshot award for Pro Main Events.
El Centro, California – In less than thirty days the Imperial Valley will be flooded with tens of thousands of people traveling from all parts of the region and beyond. They will not be arriving just to enjoy our great weather, but to be a part of the very first Score International Imperial Valley 250 race.
The event begins on April 25th through April 27th with the actual race day being Saturday April 26th. Off-roaders from all over the country and Mexico are expected to participate in the race and with them, scores of enthusiasts descending upon the desert community where dirt dreams are made.