Charlie-THUMB-Mullins-GNCC-5-9-14MORGANTOWN, W. Va. –The 2015 AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country Series presented by Maxxis, an AMA National Championship, is set to kick off one week from today, March 7 and 8, just outside of the Daytona Bike Week festivities in Palatka, Florida. Racer Productions is pleased to welcome many new supporters to America’s premier off-road racing series as final preparations are made for the 41st annual GNCC season.

As a familiar name in the off-road racing world through many successful 4×4 ATV and Side-by-Side racing programs, Polaris officially joins the GNCC Racing family in 2015 with sponsorship of the brand new Single Seat Class and the innovative Polaris ACE machine. The Single Seats will race at select rounds in conjunction with the six-race Side-by-Side championship series, beginning at 9 a.m. following the Youth ATV race on Saturday.

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BREA, Calif.
– When opened in 2001, the Suzuki Manufacturing of America Corporation (SMAC) created hundreds of jobs in Rome, Ga., to assemble Suzuki’s 400cc and 500cc ATVs. Now celebrating 14 years of ATV assembly, the facility today has expanded to cover more than 130,000 square feet on a 35-acre site in the suburb northwest of Atlanta. Workers there now handle metal fabrication, injection molding, and engine assembly in the process of assembling Suzuki’s complete line of award-winning KingQuad ATVs. “The SMAC facility has produced over 400,000 ATVs that have been distributed not only here in the U.S., but also to our Suzuki distribution partners around the world,” added Rod Lopusnak, Director, Operations Head, Motorcycle/ATV Sales Operations.

AMA-logo-230PICKERINGTON, Ohio — SIDI, makers of top-of-the-line footwear for motorcyclists, is the official boot of the Beta AMA National Dual Sport Series, the Yamaha Super Ténéré AMA National Adventure Riding Series and the AMA Premier Touring Series.

“SIDI is well known in the market for producing extremely comfortable boots of the highest quality with many safety features,” said AMA Chief Operations Officer Jeff Massey. “SIDI Crossfire, Adventure and Sidi’s Gore Tex boots perfectly match the riding conditions and performance demands that AMA members encounter in our recreational riding series. We warmly welcome their support, and we trust that series participants will do so, as well.”

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(Agua Dolce, Calif.):
Having executed a successful “proof of concept” in 2014, the National Off-Road Racing Association (NORRA) today confirmed it will incorporate a three-route rally format for its upcoming General Tire NORRA Mexican 1000. The announcement bolsters NORRA’s reputation for hosting “The Happiest Race On Earth,” as the format not only adds a great measure of safety, but also allows race organizers to tailor 1,300-plus miles of rally routes and terrain to better accommodate the wide variety of vehicles expected for this year’s event.

Tread-Lightly-Thumb-9-22-14Salt Lake City, Utah — Tread Lightly!, the national nonprofit and leading organization supporting outdoor recreation, has launched the www.JoinTreadLightly.org URL to encourage increased membership in support of its 25th anniversary this year.

JoinTreadLightly.org is a direct link to the organization’s new member page where individuals can sign up for a range of memberships from $25 to $250 per year. Ninety percent of funds that Tread Lightly! raises go directly to supporting its mission of promoting responsible recreation through ethics education and stewardship initiatives.

Vision-Wheel-Logo-2-24-15Vision Wheel has formed a partnership with SCORE International, the world-renowned sanctioning body for the internationally televised  five-race SCORE World Desert Championship, it was announced by Todd Robinson, V.P. Operations for Vision Wheel.

“Vision Wheel is proud to become a prime partner with the premier off-road race sanctioning body and we want to position our brand as the leading off-road wheel company,” said Robinson.

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For all you motorheads and NASCAR fans out there, KLIM Technical Riding Gear, 3M Thinsulate and 3M Scotchlite Reflective Material recently announced the Octane Sweepstakes. The grand prize winner of this new sweepstakes will get the chance to meet legendary NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon and attend the NASCAR Sprint Cup Race in Bristol, Tennessee, on April 19th.

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(Agua Dulce, California)
–  As entries continue to arrive for the 2015 NORRA Mexican 1000 and Cortez Rallies, event officials today released details of a new partnership with Rally Management Services (RMS) for the various motorcycle classes competing in either or both events. All motorcycle classes will be using international-style navigation for the 2015 Cortez Rally, and select two-wheel categories in the 6th annual General Tire NORRA Mexican 1000.

SCORE-Logo-12-5-11RENO, Nev. — Enjoying the blessings of a third consecutive season-opening victory at the recent Bud Light SCORE San Felipe 250, Mexico’s Gus Vildosola Jr finds himself not only leading the SCORE Trophy Truck season point standings, but also the SCORE overall season point standings after Round 1 of the five-race 2015 SCORE World Desert Championship.

Winning the 29th Bud Light SCORE San Felipe 250 has given Vildosola Jr the early SCORE Overall season point lead as well as the top spot for the third consecutive year in the featured SCORE Trophy Truck division for high-tech, 850-horsepower, unlimited production trucks.

AMA-logo-230PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The American Motorcyclist Association supports the National Forest System Trails Stewardship Act, which would allow more volunteer efforts to assist the U.S. Forest Service in maintaining its 157,000 miles of trails.

Introduced on Feb. 10 by U.S. Reps. Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo.) and Tim Walz (D-Minn.), the act — H.R. 845 — requires a national strategy to maximize the use of volunteers and partners and addresses liability concerns that restrict outside groups and individuals working on the trails, specifically including motorized trails as a priority.