Chandler, AZ — Just two days away from the longest desert race in North America and the Highest Running Race in the country, a couple of racers are competing with a common goal: Raise money and awareness for causes near and dear to them. The 2X Mint 400 Sportsman UTV Champ Lacrecia Beurrier is racing Best In The Desert Vegas to Reno event to support breast cancer awareness, while one of her co-sponsors, CP-Carrillo’s Powersports Manager Scott Kuhn, is running the Pikes Peak Marathon to benefit the Shriners Hospitals the same weekend.
Clinton, Tenn. – ITP today announced the introduction of its new Baja Cross Sport tire. Utilizing the same tread pattern and Baja-proven durability as the ITP Baja Cross tire, the new Baja Cross Sport delivers the same quick-footed performance but in a lighter weight package.
Traverse City, Mich., Aug. 13, 2014 – Radar Tires made its long-course off-road debut in 2013. Since then, the Singapore-based flagship brand of Omni United, Radar Tires has accumulated three long-course off-road race wins and five podium finishes. This weekend, Radar Tires expands its foray in endurance dirt racing with two entrants in the 18th running of the Best of the Desert General Tire Vegas to Reno presented by Fox.
TOOELE VALLEY, UTAH — Miller Motorsports Park is putting the finishing touches on its facility for the second annual Zions Bank Utah National, the season finale for the 2014 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship series, which will take place on Saturday, Aug. 23.
The nationally televised Zions Bank Utah National, featuring the world’s best motocross racers including Ryan Dungey, James Stewart, Chad Reed and Ken Roczen, will be Miller Motorsports Park’s biggest event of the year. With only one race remaining before the series returns to Utah, both the 450cc and 250cc class championships remain in contention, setting up a scramble for last-chance championship points and glory on the series’ most unique track, located in the infield of the state-of-the-art Miller Motorsports Park facility.
Barstow, California— On the weekend of July 26th, hundreds braved the blistering 100F+ degree Barstow desert heat for this year’s MORE Freedom 250. Eighty-five racers signed up to do battle on the 57 mile loop starting and finishing at Outlet Center Drive.
RENO, Nev.— A special look at the development and the racing that has been part of the new generation of SCORE International desert racing will be featured over the next two weeks of broadcasts of the SCORE Dirt LiveHD Internet show. The show will debut at 7 p.m. (PT) tonight at www.score-international.com. The show will also be re-broadcast continuously on the SCORE website for the entire week ahead.
Edited by SCORE Dirt LiveHD creator and producer George Antill, tonight’s first of two separate one-hour shows will highlight the first three-quarters of the 2013 season with next week’s show spotlighting the balance of 2013 and the first three events of the 2014 SCORE World Desert Championship.
SCORE, the world’s foremost desert racing organization, features competition in 25 Pro and 5 Sportsman classes for cars, trucks, UTVs, motorcycles and ATVs.
Santee, CA – The Best In The Desert series, Vegas to Reno race (V2R) is all about running flat out. The course has long fast stretches that have engines banging off the rev limiter for miles. Running at full speed is just the way Todd Tuls likes it. Some drivers like tight, technical courses; Todd likes to go fast. The 534 mile long course has plenty of pitfalls along the way to catch unsuspecting drivers but the only strategy here is to keep up the pace or get left behind.
RENO, Nev. — Jim Ryan, the accomplished, award-winning media executive who has held key management positions with five of the world’s most influential and powerful media communications groups, has been named the SCORE Marketing and Sales Director it was announced today by SCORE officials. SCORE International, based in Reno, Nev., is the producer and sanctioning body of the SCORE World Desert Championship with races both in Baja California, Mexico and Southern California.
Ryan, of Long Beach, Calif., has assumed his new position effective immediately, working directly with SCORE CEO/President Roger Norman. Ryan, most recently the Off-Road Group Publisher for Los Angeles’ Source Interlink Media, joins the team of SCORE which is celebrating its 41st season as the world’s foremost desert racing organization.
Months of careful preparation and planning by the hardworking staff at Crandon International Raceway are now coming down to the final hours as the iconic facility is set to host this weekend’s second annual celebration of speed, power and dirt better known as the Forest County Potawatomi “Super Challenge” Off-Road Weekend. The unique and interactive event kicks off today with practice sessions, driver meetings, technical inspections and the excitement of mud bog racing open to the public before two big days of competition Saturday and Sunday, August 9 and 10.
ENSENADA, BAJA CA, MEXICO – Baja Rally announced the addition of a new contingency prize program offered by BAJA RALLY Supporting Sponsor ICO RACING. The fastest eligible rider each day will win ICO’s latest innovation, the Rallye CAP.
“It’s great news for rally riders that we can have an “all-in-one” instrument to measure distance, speed, time and now a compass heading”, explained BAJA RALLY creator Scotty Breauxman, “I think ICO has changed the game with this innovation and it’s awesome they are supporting our BAJA RALLY riders with a contingency program.”