CHARLOTTE, N.C. – SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road Presented by TRAXXAS announced today its 2015 schedule, which will feature a diverse and exciting mix of venues and track layouts including popular stadium venues, several prominent Verizon IndyCar Series races and prestigious international events.
Newry, Maine – In exactly one month, the roar of 900-horsepower engines and cheering fans will reverberate off the snowy mountains of Sunday River, Maine, as 10 professional off-road racing drivers take to the slopes for the second Red Bull Frozen Rush and kick-off the 2015 Red Bull Signature Series. As the 1.5-mile course gets an extensive upgrade in 2015, so does the viewing experience for off-road racing fans. This year, Red Bull Frozen Rush will be available for the world to watch in real time on connected devices, tablets, mobile phones and computers through Red Bull TV.
St. Philip, Barbados - One of global motor sport’s most versatile stars, Robby Gordon will compete at next week’s Race Of Champions in Barbados. The American driver will also bring his mighty Stadium Super Trucks, which are some of the most spectacular vehicles in the sport. Gordon joins a ROC 2014 field featuring greats from Formula 1, MotoGP, Le Mans, IndyCar, NASCAR, World Rallycross and Touring Cars. Tickets are available via www.raceofchampions.com for ROC 2014 at Bushy Park Barbados on December 13-14.
Bar None Auction is conducting a racetruck, racecar trailer and racing parts auction at Speed Technologies Shop in Reno, Nevada, on December 22th. Bidding will begin sharply at 10:00 a.m. and take place online and onsite at 9716 Virginia Street, Suite 100, Reno, Nevada 89511.
Temecula, CA (November 17, 2014) – PRP Seats, one of the top companies in the off-road seat and accessory industry, is excited to announce a partnership with 6-time Lucas Oil Off Road Championship winner and 16-time X-Games medalist Brian Deegan. Starting immediately, PRP Seats and Deegan will work jointly to develop a collection of branded seats and products with a planned initial release of January 2015. These products will be designed with Brian Deegan himself, bringing his signature personality and style to PRP’s line of American made suspension seating.
Fresh off his Pro 2 Championship in the Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series, Brian Deegan and Mickey Thompson announced today a new wheel line at SEMA. The new Deegan 38 wheels will be available in two different styles – Pro 2 Black and Pro 4 Black – for trucks, SUVs and Jeeps. Mickey Thompson says the new wheels are scheduled for availability in March 2015.
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Robby Gordon capitalized on an uncharacteristic mistake by IndyCar veteran E.J. Viso and won Saturday’s SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road Presented by TRAXXAS race at the MGM Resorts Village. The same Stadium Super Trucks will conclude their 2014 season Thursday night at the MGM Resorts Village at 8 p.m.
Following an impressive final round of Pro Buggy competition with Dave Mason Jr. and Chad George running head to head through the final lap, Chad George earned the number two podium spot and enough points to take home the class championship. He also won the Pro Buggy Challenge Cup – an incredible finish for his rookie season in LOORRS competition.
“It was fantastic to see Team M/T members sweep the podium during the championship round of Pro Buggy competition,” said Ken Warner, Vice President of Marketing for Mickey Thompson. “Seeing Chad win the championship and the Pro Buggy Challenge Cup at the end of his rookie season was incredible. Chad, Garrett and Dave are all super tough competitors. They make this stuff look easy. We’re really proud of these guys, and we’re already looking forward to next year.”
Abrams, Wisc. – The MORR Rules Meeting came to order with over two hundred fifty Sportsman racers and supporters on hand. Thanks goes out to Kip and Donna’s Flyway for hosting the meeting. The meeting went extremely well as the various topics of discussion brought thoughtful feedback from all in attendance.
The first item on the agenda was the explanation of the TORC – MORR relationship. The MORR Sportsman drivers group will be competing on the same weekend as the TORC PRO Series at the traditional two weekends at Crandon and the one August Bark River event.
Tyme Agency’s Gavin Harlien continued with his consistent finishes for the 2014 race season this past weekend and was able to capture the highly coveted Rookie Of The Year award for the Pro Lite division in the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series at just 15 years old.