Charlotte, NC – RSC Chemical Solutions (formerly Radiator Specialty Company) is expanding its relationship with Indianapolis-based Arie Luyendyk Racing (ARL) for the 2015 TORC: The Off-Road Championship season. Under the new deal, GUNK will continue as the primary sponsor of the #25 Pro-2 truck driven by Arie Luyendyk Jr, while LIQUID WRENCH will be the primary sponsor of the #21 Pro-Light truck driven by Cam Reimers.
GREENVILLE, S.C. – On dirt and pavement, BFGoodrich Tires demonstrated its advanced technology and drove racers to championships across many disciplines during the 2014 motorsports season. Four tires developed with the racer in mind, the BFGoodrich Baja T/A KR2 desert tire, the new purpose built and custom grooved BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KR2 short course tire and the BFGoodrich g-force R1 and R1-S, highlighted a season that included 21 season championships.
The 2014 racing season provided over 20 wins for Kroyer Racing Engines between desert racing and short course racing. A total of over 62 podiums in 2014 made for another year of great success for Kroyer and his team as they also get to claim bragging rights yet again for being named the 2014 Score-International Engine Builder of the Year for the 5th consecutive year. Steven Eugenio would capture the SCORE Trophy Truck Championship and Jason Voss would once again take the BITD Trick Truck Championship.
At the MORR General Meeting the afternoon of the MORR Sportsman Banquet, Cliff Flannery and Richard Ault announced the official 2015 Sportsman Off-Road Series race schedule. The season will consist of five weekends of racing for a total of ten rounds of racing. The series will compete at Bark River international Off-Road Raceway and Crandon International Off-Road Raceway.
Three of the weekends will coincide with the TORC PRO races, one additional weekend at Bark River will be an exclusive Sportsman only event, and the opening weekend of the season at Crandon will be included in the third annual “Off-Road Super Challenge.”
After posting the second-fastest qualifying time behind longtime teammate Ricky Johnson, Bryce Menzies fought off competitors and below-zero temperatures to win the 2015 Red Bull Frozen Rush at Maine’s Sunday River Resort. The unique off-road racing event, now in its second year, featured some of the best short-course off-road racers in the country, who battled in a head-to-head competition on a racecourse built on a ski slope. The crowd of 10,000 spectators watched as Menzies dethroned reigning champion Johnson in the finals to claim the crown.
READING, Pa. – EnerSys, the manufacturer of ODYSSEY® batteries, is sponsoring driver Brian Deegan at the Red Bull Frozen Rush at Sunday River Ski Resort in Newry, Maine, January 8-9. Deegan is a former pro motocross racer, FMX star and six-time Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series (LOORRS) Champion.
NEWRY, Maine (January 7, 2015) – Coming on the heels of one of the most successful race seasons in years, BFGoodrich Tires continues to dominate the landscape of off-road racing as it prepares to conquer another terrain – snow – at Red Bull Frozen Rush. As the tire technology partner for this event, BFGoodrich will provide technical expertise and be the sole tire solution, with the BFGoodrich Tires All-Terrain T/A FR2 fitted on every Pro 4 Off-Road race truck that will tackle the slopes at Sunday River Resort in Newry, Maine on January 9.
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.
Abrams, Wisc. – This past Wednesday evening representatives from Crandon and Bark River met with the MORR Board to discuss the upcoming 2015 Sportsman race season. At the meeting the two race facilities announced the formation of the Sportsman Off-Road Series. With both iconic off-road race facilities operating the series and with the support of MORR, Sportsman short-course off-road racing in the Upper Midwest will continue to be some of the best racing in the nation.