Mickey-Thompson-Logo-2-12-13STOW, OH – In addition to its continued sponsorship of the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series (LOORRS), Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels (Mickey Thompson) returns to regional grass roots short course racing as the LOORRS MiniStock class sponsor.

According to Lucas Oil, this sponsorship translates to real world support of racers who build and compete in small, production-based trucks. MiniStock Class racers rely primarily on stock components and minor modifications. These production trucks are converted to competition vehicles. Mickey Thompson’s sponsorship means support to racers who are passionate about the sport, but don’t have a huge budget.

Weddle-Industries-Logo-2-11-15Abrams, WI – MORR welcomes back contingency partner Weddle Industries to the MORR Contingency Program for the Sportsman Off-Road Series. A mainstay in the off-road racing community, Weddle Industries’ dedication to designing and manufacturing transaxle components, gives off-road competitors across the world the confidence to keep running hard all the way to the checkered flag.

The Goleta, California based business is offering a $150 product certificate to first place finishers in the Super Buggy class, a $75 product certificate in the Single Buggy class, and a $50 product certificate in the Light Buggy class, during all rounds of racing.

  – Polaris comes into the 2015 off-road race season with teams competing in the Grand National Cross Country series (GNCC), World Off-Road Championship series (WORCS), Best in the Desert (BITD), SCORE International, Lucas Off-Road Regional Racing Series (LORRS), King of the Hammers (KOH) and Mud racing. The company has expanded its race team once again for 2015 in RZR racing and will continue to field a Scrambler race team in GNCC. Polaris will continue to offer their ATV and Side-by-Side contingency and reimbursement program and has added a racer discount program for experienced racers on select models, including the Polaris ACE which a few racing series have added for the 2015 racing season.

San Diego, CA –
The UTV World Championship announced today that they will give away over $100,000.00 in cash and prizes to racers competing in the first year event scheduled to take place in Laughlin, Nevada February 19th through the 21st. This exciting new event will feature two world championship UTV races including a Best In The Desert Championship points race, and a short course / motocross style Production UTV Championship race. As part of the prize purses and contingency cash, Polaris RZR will be awarding the winner of both Championship races a brand new Polaris RZR XP1000! More prizes will to be announced as the race weekend draws near.


Tyme Agency’s, Jerett Brooks, has entered into a sponsorship agreement with General Tire as his tire of choice while competing for the Pro Lite Championship in the 2015 Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series.

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.

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.

MORR-Off-Road-Logo-12-23-14At 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.”

Bryce Menzies tackled the ski slope and emerged victorious at the Red Bull Frozen Rush at Sunday River Ski Resort in Maine. Photo: Brian Nevins/Red Bull Content Pool

Bryce Menzies tackled the ski slope and emerged victorious at the Red Bull Frozen Rush at Sunday River Ski Resort in Maine. Photo: Brian Nevins/Red Bull Content Pool

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.