FORT WORTH, Texas — It’s said everything is bigger in Texas and after Friday’s racing was canceled due to severe storms, a massive crowd came out to the Dirt Track at Texas Motor Speedway to see the 2015 season opener of TORC: The Off-Road Championship Presented by AMSOIL. Those fans that packed the stands were not disappointed as they watched hardcore battles in all three PRO categories with Scott Douglas earning the victory in PRO 4WD, defending PRO 2WD champion CJ Greaves kicking off his season with a win, and Kyle Hart taking his first-ever TORC PRO Light race title.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 24, 2015)– Borla Performance, the pioneer and leading manufacturer of aerospace-grade, stainless steel performance exhaust systems, has announced an official partnership with the 2015 TORC: The Off-Road Championship Series Presented by AMSOIL. Borla’s rich history in racing and engineering top-quality exhaust systems for all types of trucks and sport-utility vehicles makes the partnership a natural fit. For nearly 40 years, Borla has been producing superior quality, bolt-on T-304 stainless steel exhausts for a variety of both full-size and light trucks – as well as off-road vehicles for some of the most extreme conditions on the planet.
With the 2015 TORC Series presented by AMSOIL beginning its season this weekend at the Dirt Track at Texas Motor Speedway, Scott Douglas has his sights set on winning the PRO-4 championship. The team has worked hard all winter getting all the pieces in place to create an even stronger Douglas Motorsports.
KEMP, Texas – Reigning three-time AMA Pro ATV Champion, and current points leader, Chad Wienen picked up where he left off a month ago at the first round of 2015, claiming his second-straight overall victory on Saturday at the Mtn. Dew ATV Motocross National Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing (ATVMX), debut from Underground MX Park in Texas. Wienen faced stiff competition aboard his Wienen Motorsports/Maxxis/SSi Decals/Walsh Race Craft Yamaha at the inaugural Texas ATV National, but ultimately emerged victorious following consistent 3-1 moto finishes.
LONG BEACH, Calif. – E.J. Viso of Caracas, Venezuela won the third annual Speed Energy Stadium Super Trucks Presented by Traxxas race at the Long Beach Grand Prix Sunday by an impressive distance over Traxxas driver Sheldon Creed of Alpine, Calif.
ADELAIDE, South Australia – South Australian Minister for Tourism, Leon Bignell, today announced American racing icon and off-road racing star, Robby Gordon will return to South Australia with his popular Stadium Super Trucks for the Toyo Tires SST race at the 2016 Clipsal 500 Adelaide.
With the introduction of 35″ tires into Class 10, slightly lower ratios are necessary to get your gearing right. In addition to our 4.57, Weddle Racing is adding 4.86 and 5.14 to its range of Weddle Racing Heavy Duty LQ Klingelnberg Palloid Ring & Pinion sets.
CLEVELAND – Maradyne(r) High Performance Fans will provide the Jarit Johnson Racing team with rugged engine-cooling fans for the 2015 TORC Championship season. TORC: The Off-Road Championship, is the nation’s premiere short-course, off-road racing series.
El Cajon, Calif.-based Jarit Johnson Racing competes in both the Pro 2WD and Pro Light TORC events, with Jarit Johnson making his mark in the Pro 2WD series with a sixth place overall points ranking at the end of the 2014 season. In his first season competing in the TORC Pro Light series, Jessie Johnson, Jarit’s brother, had six top 10 finishes and a 12th place points ranking in 2014. Both men are brothers of one of the most recognized names in racing, Jimmie Johnson, six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion.
CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif – Mounting an all-new forged bead-lock design by Hostile Wheels, Arie Luyendyk Jr. is poised and ready to aggressively move forward in the 2015 TORC PRO 2 Division, adding a lighter, yet stronger, addition to his GUNK two-wheel-drive truck for the series. Hostile has partnered with Luyendyk and his team to showcase the durability from the often aggressive abuse wheels can take on in a challenging off-road series such as TORC (The Off-Road Championship Series). The PRO 2 race series includes eight weekends of off-road racing, beginning April 24th in Dallas and concluding the weekend of September 5th in Crandon, Wisconsin.
The first race in the 2015 ULTRA4 Trail-Gear Western Regional series takes place in less than one month! The ULTRA4 MetalCloak Stampede will follow the same format as the two previous years and will again be held at the Prairie City SVRA. More than 90 drivers are already committed to racing! The course will consist of a 2 mile lap all visible to spectators filled with rock obstacles, tight turns and go fast sections. The top 10 finishers not already qualified for KOH will earn qualifying spots at this and each regional event this year.
Classes: All classes will be racing, Stock (4600), Modified (4500), Spec (4700), Legends (4800), UTV Pro and Sportsmans and 4400s are all welcome. Registration deadline is April 17th, 2015.