It’s a massive weekend in off-road racing and Jay Reichert of R&D Motorsports can’t go any bigger.  Reichert is primed and ready for not only one but two races in completely opposite disciplines of off-road.  First, Reichert will pilot the #26 Trophy Truck through the desert in SCORE-International’s Baja 500, in his first opportunity to solo a race in The War Machine.  Backed by Rigid Industries, Reichert will immediately hop a plane following the conclusion of the race on Saturday and head straight to Austin, TX to compete in Robby Gordon’s Stadium Super Trucks at X Games Austin in front the largest action sports stage in the world.

  No matter what sport they take on, the #38 Rockstar Energy / Makita / Ford team finds its way to the podium time and again. Brian Deegan switched helmets from Rallycross to the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series last weekend as the trucks took on Wild West Motorsports Park near Reno, Nevada. Here Deegan had to pull on his years of experience and talent to navigate conditions that were often tricky. His mastery behind the wheel paid off as the #38 Rockstar Energy/Makita Ford swept the weekend in Pro 2.

Reno, NV
– Rigid Industries Torture Team members had guns blazing at rounds 5 and 6 of the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series held on what many say is the fastest track on the schedule, Wild West Motorsports Park in Reno, Nevada. Huge elevation changes on the track allow gravity to hurl the drivers into the corners at the bottom of the hills. Like every round of the series, there was plenty of door to door action and incredible driving skills on display. Some were able to perform miraculous saves; others were not as lucky.

June 2nd, 2014
– It is officially being announced that NASCAR and TORC Off-Road driver Bobby Runyan Jr. has partnered with long time family owned company Kooks Custom Headers in the Speed Energy Stadium Super Truck Series.


Reno, NV – Brandon Arthur went from the bottom to the top and back again in a wild race weekend during rounds 5 and 6 of the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series. It was Brandon’s first time racing at the Wild West Motorsports Park outside Reno, Nevada. The track at Wild West Motorsports Park climbs to the top of a ridge before plunging back down again. The one mile long track offers an incredible 1,000 feet of elevation change. The gravity assist makes it one of the fastest tracks in the series.

– E.J. Viso completed a weekend sweep of three Menards Formula Off-Road Presented by TRAXXAS races, taking Sunday’s race in front of a massive audience at the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix. Viso’s Momo/Gridstar truck dominated a weekend of thrilling truck racing.

– E.J. Viso took his second Menards Formula Off-Road Presented by TRAXXAS victory in as many days at the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix Saturday, besting 16-year-old Scotty Steele by 1.540 seconds in the high-flying Stadium Super Trucks.

Arie-THUMB-Luyendyk-Jr-TORC-2-10-14CHARLOTTE, N.C. (May 29, 2014) – Quicken Loans and Arie Luyendyk Jr. will headline a group of nine drivers in the Menards-sponsored Formula Off-Road Presented by TRAXXAS race in Detroit Friday-Sunday. The Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix will feature Stadium Super Truck (SST) races on each of the three days, with Luyendyk making his second appearance in an SST this season.

Luyendyk and his Quicken Loans truck will race on beautiful Belle Isle in the middle of the Detroit River Friday at 4:35 p.m., Saturday at 2:10 p.m. and Sunday at 1:55 p.m. While Detroit has long been known for its proud racing and muscle car heritage, the SST TRAXXAS trucks will be making their debut in the Motor City bringing a unique and thrilling style of racing that few on Belle Isle have ever experienced.

– Apdaly Lopez of Tecate, B.C. Mexico entered racing’s history books Friday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway by capturing the win in the second of two Menards at the Brickyard by TRAXXAS races and securing the overall win with the highest average finish in the two races.  It marked the first time in the 105-year history of the famed Brickyard that trucks raced on the property.

– Rugged Radios introduces an all new H42 Green headset that’s a perfect color match with today’s factory colors.

The H42 is popular among pit crews and race teams because it eliminates bulky headbands over the top of the head, leaving individuals free to still wear a baseball cap. This headset is uniquely created for a variety of applications with the 3.5mm input jack for music & scanners as well as a 5 pin universal radio port for connections to intercom systems and 2-way radios.