(Agua Dolce, Calif.): Having executed a successful “proof of concept” in 2014, the National Off-Road Racing Association (NORRA) today confirmed it will incorporate a three-route rally format for its upcoming General Tire NORRA Mexican 1000. The announcement bolsters NORRA’s reputation for hosting “The Happiest Race On Earth,” as the format not only adds a great measure of safety, but also allows race organizers to tailor 1,300-plus miles of rally routes and terrain to better accommodate the wide variety of vehicles expected for this year’s event.
YORK TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Hot on the heels of President Akio Toyoda’s announcement that the automaker will be returning to the World Rally Championship (WRC), the Toyota Technical Center Rally Team (TTCRT) is racing headlong into the 2015 season, doubling their Rally-America appearances and adding depth to their stable of drivers, crew and support team.
(Agua Dulce, California) – As entries continue to arrive for the 2015 NORRA Mexican 1000 and Cortez Rallies, event officials today released details of a new partnership with Rally Management Services (RMS) for the various motorcycle classes competing in either or both events. All motorcycle classes will be using international-style navigation for the 2015 Cortez Rally, and select two-wheel categories in the 6th annual General Tire NORRA Mexican 1000.
Parker, AZ – Jim Beaver and Rally America are proud to announce that they have joined forces to launch “Rally America Radio.” Rally America Radio will be broadcasting live with Jim Beaver stage-side throughout each of the eight 2015 Rally America National Championship events.
IQUIQUE, Chile – Robby Gordon and navigator Johnny Campbell scored a 43rd-place finish in Sunday’s eighth stage of the 2015 Dakar Rally after taking a conservative approach to the 805-kilometer route due to an oil pressure issue.
Despite a navigational error at the midpoint of Saturday’s seventh stage of the Dakar Rally, which resulted in a loss of more than nine minutes to eventual stage winner Orlando Terranova, Robby Gordon came home ninth Saturday securing his third consecutive top-10 stage finish of the 37th Dakar Rally.
After several frustrating days where mechanical issues derailed Robby Gordon’s bid for an overall Dakar Rally win, the American driver ran a great fifth stage in his Traxxas/Toyo Tires Gordini to finish third, vastly improving his starting position for Friday’s sixth stage.
ENSENADA BAJA CA MEXICO – Bajarallymoto.com and Rally Playero Entertainment, in a newly formed international alliance to boost adventure tourism throughout Mexico, have announced the creation of a National “rally raid” series for motorcycles, ATVs, and UTVs.
ARROYO GRANDE, California – Stream music wirelessly to your race intercom with the new WM1, Wireless Music Interface from Rugged Radios. Never before has streaming music to your intercom been so easy and affordable.
The clear and powerful WM1 provides a true Bluetooth certified connection from your audio device to your intercom.
SAN JUAN, Argentina – Following a very successful second-place finish in the opening stage of the 37th Dakar Rally, Robby Gordon suffered early brake problems and additional issues during Monday’s second stage, leaving him significantly behind in his quest to become the first American to win the Dakar Rally.