CRANDON, WISC. — With all of its 2000-plus camping spots already reserved and ticket sales going strong, the upcoming TORC Off-Road World Championship weekend presented by Amsoil at Crandon International Raceway has all the earmarks of being another Labor Day weekend record breaker. The legendary track, located on 400 acres in the picturesque Northwoods of Wisconsin, is celebrating the 45th annual running of this annual end of summer racing classic in a big way – including posting the largest purse in the sport’s history.
UPDATE: The auction originally scheduled for tomorrow has been postponed until further notice.
Bar None Auction will be hosting an auction on August 20th, 2014, to liquid the entire assets of the Speed Technologies race team. The auction, which features no minimum starting bid, will include a number of Superlite race trucks that competed in the Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series, as well as individual engines, suspension parts and more.
(Crandon, Wisc.) Boasting an action-packed three-day schedule comprised of nearly every discipline in off-road racing, Crandon International Raceway hosted its second annual Forest County Potawatomi “Super Challenge” under sunny Wisconsin skies to far larger crowds than last year’s inaugural running of the unique event.
Months of careful preparation and planning by the hardworking staff at Crandon International Raceway are now coming down to the final hours as the iconic facility is set to host this weekend’s second annual celebration of speed, power and dirt better known as the Forest County Potawatomi “Super Challenge” Off-Road Weekend. The unique and interactive event kicks off today with practice sessions, driver meetings, technical inspections and the excitement of mud bog racing open to the public before two big days of competition Saturday and Sunday, August 9 and 10.
SAN ANTONIO, TX – VP Racing Fuels, Inc. today announced Davidson Oil as the newest partner in VP’s retail branding program. Based in Amarillo, TX, the company provides wholesale distribution of fuels to more than 60 retail sites in Texas, New Mexico and Oklahoma, each of which will be evaluated for rebranding with VP Racing Fuels.
“VP’s retail brand program has so much going for it, in particular its low credit card rates which should save station owners easily hundreds, if not thousands of dollars per month,” said John Lutz, Vice President-Sales & Marketing for Davidson Oil. “VP’s program also enables stations to source unbranded fuel, which together with the low credit card rates will help reduce prices for consumers while making station owners more competitive.”
Stow, Oh. – Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series (LOORRS) competition continued this past weekend at Glen Helen Raceway with a total of five podium finishes for Mickey Thompson competitors in rounds nine and 10.
“The competition started off as hot as the weather which then brought in some rain in round 10,” stated Ken Warner, VP of Marketing for Mickey Thompson. “The Mickey Thompson tires performed well throughout the weekend and it was really great to see these guys at the podium once again.”
STURGIS, South Dakota – Mi-Jack Products, an equipment company, is the undisputed leader in providing large equipment to the railroad and port intermodal industry. For decades, Mi-Jack has been synonymous with IndyCar and the Indy 500, and will now be represented on the #25 GUNK Pro-2, driven by Arie Luyendyk Jr.
Traverse City, Mich., August 4, 2014 – The high-flying, door-to-door, off-road racing action of TORC: The Off Road Championship makes its Strugis debut this week during Rounds 11 and 12 at the Legendary Buffalo Chip in Sturgis, South Dakota. The TORC Battle at The Chip takes place during the 74th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.
San Bernardino, CA – The Stinger, Brandon Arthur, turned his venom loose on the Pro Lite field at round 10 of the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series held at Glen Helen Raceway in San Bernardino, Ca. Brandon has been constantly moving up through the ranks in his rookie season in Pro Lite. In round 10, he put it all together with a convincing win over a hungry field of top-notch racers.
Corona, Calif. (August 4, 2014) — Currie and his team took to their home track this past weekend at Glen Helen Raceway. With family and friends coming to watch Currie battle with the best, the pressure was on the driver of the #2 Monster Energy ProLite. Rounds 9&10 of the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series were under held under the lights, in front of packed stands and even a promise of rain.