Multiple news outlets are reporting this morning that Robert Gordon (Baja Bob), off-road racing veteran and father of NASCAR and off-road racer Robby Gordon, was found dead along with his wife Sharon yesterday afternoon. The cause of death is still being investigated, although multiple news outlets are calling the the deaths a murder-suicide.
Los Angeles, California – PCI Race Radios has developed the new Trax Stereo Intercom System and product line. Trax systems now have a 5-pin plug for true left and right, full stereo sound. Combined with new larger, high fidelity, full range speakers, the full suite of comfortable headsets, helmets and helmet wiring kits boast a music sound quality never before heard in an intercom system.
We’ve been getting acquainted with some of the names and faces of the Southern Rack Racing Series as of late. There’s no doubt these folks can drive, not to mention build some incredible off-road vehicles. While we’ll never hesitate to tip our hat to any of the drivers, from the looks of this video, Tim Cameron was a little overzealous in his first attempt at this hill climb.
Check out the video below:
Compton, California – 4 Wheel Parts has released further details of its upcoming launch into the immensely popular UTV retail marketplace in collaboration with influential UTV Internet portal, UTVUnderground. The alliance, uniting the off-road performance products sales and distribution powerhouse with the Internet’s leading resource for UTV-related content and information, has resulted in the forthcoming introduction of 4 Wheel Parts UTVUnderground Garage – the ultimate UTV parts and accessory shopping experience. The retail marketplace will provide UTV owners enhanced safety, performance and customization with a singular destination backed by 4 Wheel Parts’ industry leading product selection, installation, customer service and nationwide distribution.
ROSARITO BEACH, Mexico — With a storied legacy of more than four decades as the world’s foremost desert racing organization, SCORE International launches something new this week with a tantalizing taste of something old at the history-making, internationally-televised Rosarito Beach 20th SCORE Desert Challenge in Rosarito Beach, Mexico.
Having held nearly 150 races in Mexico in the last 40-plus years, this will be the first time that SCORE has held a race in Rosarito Beach. SCORE Baja races have been held numerous times in Ensenada and San Felipe, several times in La Paz, a few times in Mexicali, Santo Tomas, Ojos Negros and Cabo San Lucas, twice in Tijuana and once in Loreto. But never before this year has one bel held in Rosarito Beach.
ENSENADA, Mexico — Online racer registration is now officially open for November’s 49th SCORE Baja 1000, the iconic granddaddy of all desert races that is the season-finale of the four-race 2016 SCORE World Desert Championship.
Nearly 250 entries, from 25 countries and 40 U.S. States are expected to compete in this year’s 49th SCORE Baja 1000. The race week festivities will cover Nov. 15-20, with the race and all ancillary events starting and finishing in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico.
It will be a loop race this year of approximately 840 miles with the start line and finish line adjacent to the landmark Riviera del Pacifico Cultural Center in the heart of Ensenada and the first and last several spectator-friendly miles running up and back down the Ensenada Arroyo.
ROSARITO BEACH, Mexico — Enjoying rare respites from his consuming life as an accomplished Americna businessman and film producer, Gary Magness has drawn the first starting position in the featured SCORE Trophy Truck division for next week’s internationally-televised Rosarito Beach 20th SCORE Desert Challenge.
Born in Bozeman, Mont., raised in Texas, Magness, who lives and conducts much of his business out of Denver, drives his No. 45 Mango Racing Ford F-150 in SCORE Trophy Truck, the marquee SCORE racing division for high-tech, 850-horsepower unlimited production trucks. At the midway point in the SCORE season, Magness is third in the season point standings in SCORE Trophy Truck.
READING, Pa., – EnerSys recently announced that action sports legend Brian Deegan and daughter Hailie Deegan both will drive an ODYSSEY battery sponsored Polaris RZR UTV, in their respective classes, during the 50th anniversary of Haydays Grass Drags.
CORONA, California – Magpul and Casey Currie are proud to announce a new partnership with a desert-racing focus, covering the remaining races of 2016 and continuing into 2017. Under this new partnership, Casey in the Magpul Trophy Truck Jeep will be competing in the Baja 1000 this November, and the Mint 400, Baja 500 and Baja 1000 in 2017.
Both parties are excited to see what can be achieved when you combine Casey’s experience and success in desert racing with Magpul’s increased support. Magpul and Casey have had a partnership for the last several years but this new Trophy Truck Jeep provides a new, larger platform where fans of both brands can unite in their passion for the outdoors, off-road racing and adventure.
CYPRESS, Calif. – Yamaha Racing’s Corry Weller won The Off-Road Championship Series’ (TORC) first ever Pro Stock UTV Class this past Labor Day weekend in Crandon, Wisconsin. Weller’s victory in the YXZ1000R marks the pure sport Side-by-Side vehicle’s first national championship in its debut year of racing.