2017 BITD Parker 425

Heading into the middle of August, off-road desert racers are gearing up for the 2017 Best in the Desert “Vegas to Reno” event. Scheduled for August 16 through 19, this will be the 21st running of this ambitious event, billed as the longest off-road race in the United States.

pro lite crashPro Lite racers may not crash often, but when they do, they do it BIG!

This crazy crash that sent Ryan Beat sailing is from last years LOORS race in Mexico.  Fortunately he walked away from this one.

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ORMHOF Inductee Collage With Logo

The Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame (ORMHOF) has announced the inductees for 2017, with some big names in the off-road community being celebrated. 

If your weren’t lucky enough to attend the legendary off-road race in person this year, you can now watch the full 2017 Mint 400 right here. 

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Off-road racing from the legendary Mint 400 will hit cable TV this coming weekend. 

Dakar truckNothing to see here folks.  Just a massive Dakar Rally Truck launching into the air off a snowdrift.  This incredible Kamaz truck weighs over 23,000 pounds, has 11.8-inches of suspension travel and can reach speeds up to 86 MPH.  O, and it puts out 1,000 horsepower.

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If you don’t trust your equipment, you’ve got little chance of winning a race.  No one would know that better than Ricky Johnson and here he appears to be testing the sidewall strength on a set of BFGoodrich trophy truck tires.

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Can-Am SxS off-road racers had great success this past weekend on racetracks around the country, notching several victories and numerous podiums. Check out the recap of each race below.

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– Justin Lambert piloted his ITP Ultra Cross-equipped Polaris RZR to a Pro UTV class victory this past weekend at the SCORE International Baja 500 race in Baja, Mexico. Lambert dominated the class, winning by almost 50 minutes. Branden Sims finished second, giving ITP a 1-2 finish.

Toyo-Tires-Logo-5-16-11CYPRESS, CA – Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. (Toyo Tires®) is proud to announce a three-year agreement as co-presenting sponsor of Fan Fest, celebrating the annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC) in Colorado.  Fan Fest is held on the Friday of race weekend in Downtown Colorado Springs, and allows spectators a chance to meet with competitors, enjoy local food, and to take in several booths and exhibitions.

This year, Fan Fest will be held on Friday, June 23.  The Toyo Tires interactive display will be on-hand and will include Ken Block’s twin-turbo 1,400 horsepower 1965 Ford Mustang called “Hoonicorn RTR V2.”  Hoonicorn is the star in the upcoming Climbkhana… filmed on the dramatic road up Pikes Peak.