Brad DeBerti, who launched his inaugural Pro Lite competition season this year, was on top of the podium in the Pro Lite class in both rounds one and two. DeBerti races with Mickey Thompson’s Baja ATZp3 tires.
CYPRESS, CA – Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp continues with the ‘All or Nothing’ mantra as they announce that Toyo Tires® will be the Official Tire of SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road for 2015. This marks the third season that Toyo Tires has supported the series, and the second year that all Stadium SUPER Trucks (SST) will compete on Toyo Open Country A/T II tires. Toyo Open Country tires are known for their traction, durability, and uniformity, all critical to the performance of the 600-plus horsepower SST trucks.
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Arie Luyendyk Racing (ALR) announced today that it has extended its relationship with Cooper Tire & Rubber Company as the official tire supplier for Arie Luyendyk Jr.’s Pro 2 in TORC: The Off-Road Championship season.
STOW, OH – This year Mickey Thompson has returned to LOORRS action with an expanded all-star Team M/T lineup to include three Tonka Motorsports competitors; Myan Spaccarelli in Pro 2, Eric Barron in Pro 4 and Taylor Atchison in Pro Lite and Pro Buggy.
Mickey Thompson returns to Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series (LOORRS) action with an expanded all-star Team M/T lineup including six-time LOORRS Champion Brian Deegan who will compete in both the Pro 2 and Pro 4 classes.
After Deegan wrapped up the 2014 season by earning his third Pro 2 championship on Mickey Thompson’s Baja Pro Radial tires, he was thrilled to team up with Mickey Thompson to start planning for 2015.
“Last year was another amazing year for Brian and it was great for us to be a part of his success,” said Ken Warner, Vice President of Marketing for Mickey Thompson. “In his usual style, he pushed it to the limit in competition while also working closely with us throughout the year on the development of the new Mickey Thompson Deegan 38 wheel line. We’ve got some amazing momentum going into this season’s competition and we can’t wait to get to the track.”
The newest company to join the MORR Contingency Program for the Sportsman Off-Road Series is RacerX Motorsports. The Southern California based company offers a wide range of professional race products for the off-road racer and looks to expand its scope of its business throughout the Midwest with its MORR contingency plan.
Short course off-road racing in the Midwest is quite large,” notes Racerx Motorsports’ Shirl Papaian. “Our company has plenty to offer the short-course competitor and getting involved with MORR gives our brand direct recognition with our target market.”
Following a thrilling debut in 2014, the SPEED Energy Stadium Super Trucks Presented by TRAXXAS will return to the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg March 27-29 with two weekend races and a 30-minute practice session on Friday afternoon.
Following another incredible season in 2014, Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels has returned to the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series (LOORRS) as a 2015 series sponsor. Through this program, Mickey Thompson will provide the legendary Baja Pro racing tires and trackside support to racers, and will continue to work collaboratively with teams in the Pro 2, Pro 4, Pro Lite and Pro Buggy classes.
This year’s LOORRS Team M/T includes Brian Deegan and Myan Spaccarelli in Pro 2; Brian Deegan and Eric Barron in Pro 4; Ronnie Faisst, Taylor Atchison, Gavin Harlien and Doug Deberti in Pro Lite; Chad George, Garret George, Taylor Atchison and Dave Mason Jr. in Pro Buggy.
Minneapolis, March 5, 2015 – Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles (ORVs), today announced a partnership with the Grand National Cross Country Series (GNCC) to sponsor GNCC’s newly-added Single Seat Class.
In January 2014, Polaris introduced the revolutionary 32 horsepower, single-seat Polaris ACE which was designed to combine the size and nimble handling of a Sportsman All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) with the confidence and comfort of RANGER and RZR side-by-sides. The vehicle generated so much interest that six months later, the company introduced a second model with a 45 horsepower ProStar™ 570 engine. The ACE architecture appealed to a wide-variety of riders, including racers, which was demonstrated last fall when GNCC and Polaris offered an exhibition ACE Editor’s Race at the Ironman, in Crawfordsville, Indiana.
ADELAIDE, South Australia – Second-generation off-road racing expert Keegan Kincaid captured his first Formula Off-Road Presented by TRAXXAS Stadium Super Trucks street circuit win in convincing fashion Sunday in the finale of the Toyo Tires SST race on the temporary street circuit in Victoria Park Adelaide in front of a announced crowd of 93,500 truck racing fans.