Prescott, Ariz. (May, 2015) – Centerforce has always been a huge supporter of grassroots motorsports: drag racing, circle track, road racing, off-road and drifting. In an effort to expand on previous sponsorship programs, Centerforce has partnered with the industry leader in contingency program management, Contingency Connection.
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.
RANCHO CORDOVA, California – The 2015 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing, kicked off on Saturday with the 47th Annual GoPro Hangtown Motocross Classic in the shadow of the California state capital at Prairie City SVRA. The 12-round summer-long battle to crown a champion saw GEICO Honda’s Eli Tomac make the first statement in the 450 Class, earning his second career overall victory with a dominant 1-1 moto sweep. In the 250 Class, reigning champion and Yamalube/Star Racing Yamaha rider Jeremy Martin began his title defense with a dominant final moto to earn the tiebreaker over Red Bull KTM’s Marvin Musquin and claim his second straight overall win at Hangtown.
Monroe, MI – Team DynoMax swept four of the top five spots at the ULTRA4 MetalCloak Stampede at Prairie City State Vehicular Recreation Area, Calif., this past weekend. Loren Healy finished first, Shannon Campbell second, Wayland Campbell third and Levi Shirley fifth during the weekend’s main ULTRA4 4400 series race. In the 4500 series race, DynoMax drivers Shawn Rants took first and Justin Hall placed second.
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)
MT. MORRIS, Pa. – The fourth round of the Mtn. Dew ATV Motocross National Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing (ATVMX) was filled with intense race action as the world’s fastest riders on four wheels made their annual visit to High Point Raceway for the ATV Stampede on Saturday afternoon. After a spirited showdown between three-time AMA Pro ATV Champion Chad Wienen and Pennsylvania native Joel Hetrick, the defending race winner at High Point, the hometown rider made the fans proud with 1-1 moto sweep aboard his Hetrick Racing/Corrosion Specialties/Brownell Inc. Honda. Hetrick’s back-to-back wins over the last two rounds also vaulted him past Wienen in the championship standings.
ST. LOUIS — After days of inclement weather that included a wash out of Saturday’s action, TORC: The Off-Road Championship Presented by AMSOIL gave fans of the new Gateway Motorsports Park Dirtplex everything they could’ve asked for in more with a Rumble at the River doubleheader Sunday. The day saw a double dose of father-son victories and a new PRO 4WD winner.
ABRAMS, WI (May 18, 2015) – VP Racing Fuels, long-time supporter of off-road racing and Official Fuel of TORC: The Off Road Championship, today announced an agreement with Midwest Off Road Racing (MORR) that includes contingency award postings for MORR’s Sportsman Off-Road Series.
VP’s contingency awards include a $50 product certificate for all winners and $25 product certificates for all second place finishers who use VP Racing Fuels and display a VP logo on their vehicle. The offer includes all buggy and truck classes in the Sportsman Off-Road Series.
“It’s great to see a company like VP Racing Fuels support the PRO as well as the Sportsman racer,” noted MORR Vice-President Don Demeny. “The PRO and Sportsman racing communities are closely tied to one another and having an organization understand the connection is great to see.”
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Gateway to the West is the gateway to the best off-road racing in the country this weekend as, for the first time, TORC brings its high-flying action to the Dirtplex at Gateway Motorsports Park this weekend. Tickets for Saturday or Sunday’s races are $20 at the gate and $15 if purchased in advance online at torcseries.com/tickets
“We’re really excited to finally get the opportunity to bring TORC to the fans in St. Louis this weekend,” said series president BJ Birtwell. “There’s no other experience like it: every ticket is also a pit pass, and fans can get up close and personal with these 900-horsepower purpose-built race trucks that fly more than 200 feet through the air side-by-side at speeds over 100 mph.”
GREENVILLE, 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.