October 7 , 2014, San Diego, CA - UTVUnderground.com has teamed up with Mad Media and the Best in The Desert (BITD) Off-Road Racing Association to create the first ever UTV World Championship.
Fort Mill, SC – October 1, 2014: It’s arguably the largest collection of off-road companies, parts, equipment, and experts in the country and this year’s Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo Powered by General Tire is sure to be bigger and better than ever. Held at the Fairplex in Pomona, CA, October 4-5, the event is open to the public. Enthusiasts will see everything from off-road racing to trail riding to motorcycles, camping and adventure travel. Over 300 off-road vendors are scheduled to appear including, General Tire.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Sept. 23, 2014) – The Elevation Group, a Cleveland-based award-winning sponsorship marketing, event production and communications company, today announced its agreement to jointly own veteran race car driver Robby Gordon’s Stadium Super Trucks Series.
Costa Mesa, California – The SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road Presented by TRAXXAS series will headline a full weekend of racing in Southern California Sept. 19-21 at two separate venues. The Stadium Super Trucks (SST) that compete in the high-flying series will be part of the Sand Sports Super Show at the OC Fair and Event Center Friday and Saturday nights, and then will move further south and be part of the Coronado Speed Festival Sunday afternoon at Naval Air Station North Island.
SAND SPORTS SUPER SHOW
Costa Mesa’s OC Fair and Event Center will host the SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road Presented by TRAXXAS series and a full slate of other off-road racing vehicles during the Sand Sports Super Show Friday and Saturday nights.
Costa Mesa, California (September 12, 2014) – Off-Road Racing returns to the Orange County Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa, California with two nights of action packed SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road Presented Traxxas racing featuring the high flying Stadium SUPER Trucks, Class 1400 trucks, SPEED Energy SuperMoto, Trophy Kart 450RS and Side x Side racing at the Sand Sports Super Show, September 19th & 20th.
CRANDON, WISC. — For 45 years, the sport’s fastest racers have converged on the undulating topography around the tiny hamlet of Crandon, Wisconsin to settle bragging rights and earn a special place in the record books. Bolstered by its iconic heritage, famous race winners and record-setting crowds, much like the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Crandon International Raceway represents an important treasure on the American motorsports landscape.
Wanting to help secure its future as the finest dedicated off-road racing and lifestyle facility in the world, the management team at Crandon International Raceway has now formally joined forces with The Rennsport Group for new marketing and communications initiatives. The partnership began with August’s Crandon Super Challenge event and the recently completed 45th Anniversary World Championship weekend that was the biggest in the track’s long and colorful history.
This past weekend Brian Deegan and the #38 Rockstar Energy Drink/Makita Power Tools Ford took to Wild West Motorsports Park for the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series’ Rounds 11 and 12. This is the second time that the LOORRS has visited the Reno, Nev. track this season. Last time Deegan was here, he swept the podium in Pro 2. As the LOORRS season winds down, Deegan was ready to make every lap count toward his Championship run.
As the reigning Pro Lite Champion, Deegan would love nothing more than to make it two in a row. However, coming into Reno, he sat behind points leader Sheldon Creed. When the pressure is on, Deegan performs and that was clear in Round 11 of Pro Lite. He to the #38 Ford straight to the lead. After a restart, Casey Currie tried to make a run at first, but Deegan easily fended him off. While Deegan continued to pull away from the pack, another restart on lap 10 would give RJ Anderson a chance to battle the Rockstar Energy Drink machine. Deegan and Anderson ran side by side for much of lap 10, but again it was Deegan who pulled away in first.
CRANDON, WI – This weekend marks the final event of the TORC 2014 Series Championship. The “Keys to the Big House” event in Crandon, WI will draw more than 45,000 spectators in short course off-road racing’s largest event of the year. Luyendyk Jr. will continue his run for Rookie of the Year honors in the Pro-2 division, entering the final event 8th in points.
The GUNK Pro-2, powered by a 420 cubic inch 900 HP Ford engine, will be put to the test on the largest track of the 14-race TORC calendar. Highlights of this season include a podium in Charlotte, where Arie bounced back from injury to capture a 3rd place finish.
Traverse City, Mich., Aug. 27, 2014 – Radar Tires teams have two attempts at podium finishes this weekend as the TORC: The Off Road Championship heads into its final race of the 2014 season. Armed with the right combination of skill and luck, Radar Tires PRO Light teams have one goal in mind – get the Keys to the Big House at Crandon International Off-Road Raceway, in Wisconsin.
The Radar Tires drivers have come close to the podium with several top-five finishes this season. Now with the final races looming, Luke Johnson, Cam Reimers and Ian Harris are still seeking 2014 TORC season glory. Although out of contention for the championship, the Radar Tires racers want to win at Crandon and finish the season in the top-10; Reimers is seventh and Johnson is ninth in PRO Light standings.
POMONA, Calif. (August 25, 2014) – The 2014 Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo powered by General Tire brings all-things off-road to Fairplex, in Pomona Saturday, October 4 through Sunday, October 5. This year’s expo will feature the hottest off-road vehicles, products and accessories, as well as action-packed Red Bull Motocross trials demonstrations, off-road racing demos, Rubicon Trail off-road ride alongs, ATV and UTV test drives, an RC demo track, autograph signings, bikini contests and more! With more than 300 aftermarket performance vendors and more than 60,000 enthusiasts, Fairplex will burst with a 10-acre off-road party October 4 through October 5.
In addition to the line-up of customized trucks, Jeeps, UTVs, ATVs, side-by-sides, dirt bikes, sand rails and rock crawlers, the expo will come to life with exciting features and entertainment including: