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.
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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.
Abrams, WI (December 23, 2014) – With only three weeks until the MORR Sportsman Banquet, the Board of Directors of Midwest Off-Road Racing have voted to donate $5000 to the Sportsman year end points fund. The money will be spread among the season long top performers and is in addition to the racer contribution that was included with each paid entry fee from the 2014 Sportsman race season. The top drivers in all eleven classes of MORR Sportsman racers will be receive their awards on Saturday, January 10, 2015 at the Potawatomi Hotel and Casino.
“The 2014 MORR Sportsman Short-Course season saw Crandon and Bark River add their usual year end payout to the actual race payback,” noted MORR Treasurer Greg Stingle. “The end result was that more racers received money during the season which helped them with their race expenses during the season. Thanks to fundraisers and marketing programs that MORR has put together over the last few years, the group is able to thank its racer membership by adding to the year end points fund.”
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road Presented by TRAXXAS announced today its 2015 schedule, which will feature a diverse and exciting mix of venues and track layouts including popular stadium venues, several prominent Verizon IndyCar Series races and prestigious international events.