ADELAIDE, South Australia (February 26, 2015) – Rounds 1 through 3 of the third season of SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road Presented by Traxxas begins Friday when 10 identically prepared Stadium Super Trucks hit the track in Victoria Park in their first trip to Australia.
The Sportsman Off-Road Series will launch the Sportsman Light Truck class for the 2015 race season. The class is based off the popular mid-size tube frame truck PRO class, but with some limitations that will ensure a true “level playing field,” as well minimizing the overall cost of the race truck. The concept of this Sportsman class began as project of Flying Dutchman Off-Road Racing nearly two years ago, and will be on the track beginning June 6-7 during the Louderville Steel Off-Road Super Challenge at Crandon International Off-Road Raceway.
In the season premiere of the Red Bull Signature Series, nine of the best off-road truck drivers from across the country thunder through the treacherous snow covered mountains of Maine’s Sunday River Resort when Red Bull Frozen Rush airs on NBC, Sunday, March 1 at 2 pm ET. All the action hosted by Sal Masekela, the definitive voice in action sports.
Abrams, Wisc. – BFGoodrich Tires has entered its fifth season supporting MORR and its Sportsman short-course competitors with a season long contingency program worth $22,000. The Sportsman Off-Road Series will see the one hundred forty MORR member racer group compete in ten rounds of competition at two of the most iconic short course facilities in North America, Crandon International Off-Road Raceway and Bark River International Off-Road Raceway.
The BFGoodrich Tires offer will reward first place finishers equipped with BFGoodrich Tires with $300 in Sport Light, Super Stock Truck, Super Truck, Light Buggy, Single Buggy, and Super Buggy. The top finishers in Stock Truck, Formula 4×4, Classix, and Limited 4 will receive $100 for every win.
GILBERT, AZ: This weekend kicks off the 6th year of the Lucas Oil Off-Road Regional Series Arizona presented by ADS Shocks. The series is a grass-roots short course racing organization that follows the same rules as the National Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing series, allowing more opportunities for spectators and participants to attend off-road racing events local to the Phoenix area. “We have another action packed schedule lined up for the Arizona racers. We have commitments from drivers ranging in age from 7 to 72, featuring some of the best off-roaders in Arizona,” said Tim Jones, Series Owner. “We have a list of high-profile racers already entered into this weekends race including The Bachelor Arie Luyendyk Jr, Pro Off-Road driver Corry Weller and many other Lucas Oil racers that will be putting in their testing before the professional season starts. Yes, you can meet these racers in a more relaxed and open environment, or race against them!”
Jim Conner continues his long standing relationship with the Midwest Off-Road Racing community by posting four different offers for the 2015 MORR supported Sportsman Off-Road Series.. Thanks to Conner’s efforts Walker Evans Racing, Auto Meter, MSD Ignition, and Optima Batteries will once again include the MORR Contingency Program in its marketing efforts.
The offers are as follows:
Auto Meter – First Place in all car and truck classes: $100 gift certificate. Must use Auto Meter gauges. Two decals – one on each side.
Adelaide, South Australia ( February 16, 2015) – Clipsal 500 Adelaide organizers today announced the full driver line-up for the Toyo Tires Stadium Super Trucks Presented by Traxxas (SST) race, which will be the Australia debut of the world’s newest and most exciting form of racing.
STOW, OH – In addition to its continued sponsorship of the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series (LOORRS), Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels (Mickey Thompson) returns to regional grass roots short course racing as the LOORRS MiniStock class sponsor.
According to Lucas Oil, this sponsorship translates to real world support of racers who build and compete in small, production-based trucks. MiniStock Class racers rely primarily on stock components and minor modifications. These production trucks are converted to competition vehicles. Mickey Thompson’s sponsorship means support to racers who are passionate about the sport, but don’t have a huge budget.
Abrams, WI – MORR welcomes back contingency partner Weddle Industries to the MORR Contingency Program for the Sportsman Off-Road Series. A mainstay in the off-road racing community, Weddle Industries’ dedication to designing and manufacturing transaxle components, gives off-road competitors across the world the confidence to keep running hard all the way to the checkered flag.
The Goleta, California based business is offering a $150 product certificate to first place finishers in the Super Buggy class, a $75 product certificate in the Single Buggy class, and a $50 product certificate in the Light Buggy class, during all rounds of racing.