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.
TORRANCE, Calif. – Toyota unveiled its RAV4 rally car at the Monster Energy Supercross Championship finale recently at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas. Ryan Millen, who won the 2014 Baja 1000 in a Toyota Tundra TRD Pro, will drive the RAV4 rally vehicle at various rally races including some of the 2015 Rally America 2WD-Open Class season. The muscled-up RAV4 was unveiled live between races to all in attendance and was on display in the pits throughout the event.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (May 13, 2015) – Robby Gordon and Stadium Super Trucks have been invited to the prestigious Goodwood Festival of Speed, the world’s largest and most diverse celebration of motorsports history taking place June 25-28 on the English estate of the Earl of March in West Sussex, England.
CORONA, California – Casey Currie’s King of the Hammers straight axle Jeep performed so well this year, that he has decided to run it at the premier 2015 SCORE Baja 500 race in June. This marks the first time Casey will be racing in the Trophy Truck class.
RENO, Nevada — With entries from around the world rapidly increasing, the drawing for start positions and the opening of pre-running all happen this week as online registration continues for next month’s internationally-televised 47th annual Bud Light SCORE Baja 500. Round 3 of the 2015 SCORE World Desert Championship will be held June 4-June 7 in Mexico’s Baja California Norte, starting and finishing in Ensenada, the seaside port on the Pacific Ocean, 85 miles south of San Diego.
SCORE is celebrating its 42nd year as the World’s Foremost Desert Racing Organization in 2015 and this race is traditionally one of the most popular events on the SCORE schedule.
VISTA, Calif. – TORC: The Off-Road Championship Presented by AMSOIL is pleased to continue its exclusive series partner relationship with GoPro as the official camera of TORC. The industry leader allows people all over the world to capture their lives through photos and video and TORC has long used GoPro cameras to provide the highest-quality coverage for its fans and sponsors.
In 2015, TORC will exclusively use the GoPro HERO4 Black for all POV and onboard shots. The camera, capable of shooting 4K as well as 120 frames per second at 1080p, will provide unparalleled images capturing the intensity of TORC action like only GoPro can.