The 2014 racing season provided over 20 wins for Kroyer Racing Engines between desert racing and short course racing. A total of over 62 podiums in 2014 made for another year of great success for Kroyer and his team as they also get to claim bragging rights yet again for being named the 2014 Score-International Engine Builder of the Year for the 5th consecutive year. Steven Eugenio would capture the SCORE Trophy Truck Championship and Jason Voss would once again take the BITD Trick Truck Championship.
GREENVILLE, SC – On the heels of one of the most successful desert racing seasons in recent memory, BFGoodrich Tires is highlighting its championship race tire products and a strong contingency program for the winner of the 2015 King of the Hammers held February 6 in Johnson Valley, Calif.
Once again this year, BFGoodrich Tires will offer racers a $5000 contingency award for the winner of the King of the Hammers race if running on its product. Additionally, the company will offer a $2500 award for the winner of the Smittybilt Every Man Challenge if on BFGoodrich products
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA – Robby Gordon and navigator Johnny Campbell finished atop the podium Saturday after winning the 13th, and final, stage of the legendary Dakar® rally. The two piloted their #308 SPEED Energy / Toyo Tires /Traxxas HST Gordini from Rosario to Buenos Aires, Argentina in 13 minutes, 16 seconds – a full 25 seconds faster than the next finisher. Delivering maximum traction and exceptional durability over the difficult and varied terrain for this and the entire rally were Toyo® Open Country M/T®-R tires.
San Diego, CA – For the seventh consecutive year, the world-renowned Polaris RZR Mint 400 presented by General Tire has picked the Golden Nugget Las Vegas as the official host hotel and headquarters for The Mint 400. The worlds top off-road racing teams will descend upon Las Vegas, NV the week of March 14th to do battle and determine who it the best off-road racer on the planet. Over twenty different classes of vehicles, 350 teams, and tens of thousands of spectators will attend “The Great American Off-Road Race.”
At the MORR General Meeting the afternoon of the MORR Sportsman Banquet, Cliff Flannery and Richard Ault announced the official 2015 Sportsman Off-Road Series race schedule. The season will consist of five weekends of racing for a total of ten rounds of racing. The series will compete at Bark River international Off-Road Raceway and Crandon International Off-Road Raceway.
Three of the weekends will coincide with the TORC PRO races, one additional weekend at Bark River will be an exclusive Sportsman only event, and the opening weekend of the season at Crandon will be included in the third annual “Off-Road Super Challenge.”
RENO, Nev. — On the eve of the season-opener for the five-race internationally-televised 2015 SCORE World Desert Championship, SCORE International has announced that Bud Light, Vision Wheel and Axial Racing have all joined the SCORE family of partners as official sponsors. SCORE opens its 2015 racing calendar in Baja California, Mexico next week at the 29th Annual Bud Light SCORE San Felipe 250.
RENO, Nev. — With Saturday’s live drawing for starting positions SCORE International desert racing has officially launched its 42nd anniversary season as RPM Racing’s Clyde Stacy and California rookie Nick Gust received the pole positions for four-wheel and two-wheel vehicles during the live webcast for this week’s 29th Annual Bud Light SCORE San Felipe 250 desert race.
Stacy, from Bristol, Va., races in the featured SCORE Trophy Truck Division while Gust, Pescadero, Calif., will compete in Open Motorcycle class.
Gordon dominated Saturday’s event – the shortest stage of the Rally – proving the speed and reliability of the Traxxas/Toyo Tires Gordini that the team knew existed. He and navigator Johnny Campbell crossed the finish line with a time of 13 minutes and 16 seconds, 25 seconds faster than second-place finisher Leeroy Poulter of South Africa. Emiliano Spataro of Argentina finished third, 29 seconds behind Gordon.
RENO, Nev. — With pre-running open since last Friday, pre-race activities speed up even more Saturday with the drawing for starting positions for next week’s 29th Annual Bud Light SCORE San Felipe 250. Launching the internationally-televised five-race 2015 SCORE World Desert Championship, the Bud Light SCORE San Felipe 250 will be held on the east coast of Mexico’s majestic Baja California peninsula.
The race will once again start and finish adjacent to the famed San Felipe Arches on the outskirts of the quaint Mexican fishing village located 125 miles south of the U.S. Border at Calexico, Calif. In 2015, four rounds of the SCORE World Desert Championship will be held in Mexico and one in the United States.