In the wake of Hurricane Odile, off-road racers are mobilizing to aid the people of Baja California who are suffering in the wake of the devastating Category 3 Hurricane Odile that hit the Baja peninsula hard on Sunday.
Payson, UT – The fourth round of the Rocky Mountain ATV/MC Motocross League of America presented by Fly Racing will take place on September 19-21 at the Oak Ridge MX track in Garwin, IA. The MLA is operated by RPM Sports and takes place in multiple locations throughout the United States.
Oak Ridge MX was only built last year, but it is already one of the premier motocross tracks in Iowa. Jon Kriegel and Mark Kouba founded the facility, and it was constructed by Schaefer Tracks. Its inclusion in the MLA in the first year of its eligibility is a testament to its quality. When the gates drop, it is certain that the competition will be fierce!
Buffalo, NY: Dunlop is proud to announce the launch of a new, completely revised website, powered by Hookit, for Team Dunlop at www.teamdunlop.com. This new site is mobile-friendly, features a new look and offers added functionality for placing videos, photos and posts, and linking up with other members of the Team Dunlop community. In addition, now is the time to apply for 2015 sponsorship!
Since its founding in 2007, Team Dunlop has grown into one of the nation’s premier rider-support programs, highlighting the ongoing achievements of its young, and outstanding amateur motocross racers. A select group of Team Dunlop Elite national riders are picked every year to receive special tire support, preferred treatment service at select races, plus advertising and promotional opportunities in national media and on the Team Dunlop website.
Renthal is now accepting rider support applicants for the 2015 racing season. For nearly 30 years, Renthal has run a successful amateur rider support program here in the United States which has seen so many of the sports elite stars come up through.
RENO, Nev. — Mexico’s Gustavo Vildosola Jr. has drawn the first starting positions for the upcoming 19th annual Rigid Industries SCORE Desert Challenge, presented by the City of Imperial, Calif. A live drawing was broadcast Tuesday night on the SCORE DirtLive HD Internet Show.
Round 4 of the 2014 five-race SCORE World Desert Championship will have the event split into multiple days with classes divided into groups as is typical with a SCORE Desert Challenge. Each class will run two, eight-lap segments over an eight-mile course at the Coyne Powersports Motorplex near Plaster City, Calif. in Imperial Valley. The race festivities will be held Sept. 25-28 with racing on Friday night, all day and into Saturday evening and Sunday morning and afternoon. The race venue is located approximately 100 miles east of San Diego.
ENSENADA BAJA CA, MEXICO – Bajarallymoto.com has unveiled the general details of 1,619 kilometers of stage routes for the upcoming BAJA RALLY 2.0 ‘the ultimate adventure rally raid” taking place in Baja CA this September 24-28. Riders and support teams will visit 5 towns over the course of 4 days and cover 893 km of timed “special stages” mixed in with 726 km of non-timed “liaison” or transfer stages. It’s the closest thing to the DAKAR Rally in all of North America.
The official start of BAJA RALLY 2.0 is 9:00AM Thursday Sept. 25 departing from the Port of Ensenada. The Rally will have 4 separate finishes on Sunday Sept 28: The “Mama Espinoza’s Stage” is a special loop stage which will return to the mama Espinoza’s bivouac by 7:30AM Spectators can watch the bikes return for service before they depart on transfer to the final stage that will finish at the perfectly located Hotel Paraiso Colonet. There, riders will have finished the ‘racing portion’ of the rally but are still required to ride leisurely to Ensenada where the they will be welcomed by off road fans attending the beachfront Expovision Off Road show at Playa Hermosa. After crossing the Expovison podium riders must continue several blocks to the San Nicolas Hotel where riders must “check in” to the vip finishers pool party.
RENO, Nev. — SCORE International announced today its official five-race schedule for the 2015 SCORE World Desert Championship series featuring four races in Baja California, Mexico and one in the United States.
POMONA, Calif. – The 2014 Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo powered by General Tire is set to partner with Red Bull Straight Rhythm, an innovative take on supercross, for a full weekend of motorsports action at Fairplex, in Pomona, Calif. Southern California’s largest off-roading event will take place Saturday, October 4 and Sunday, October 5, featuring two full days of off-road action including off-road vehicle ride alongs, ATV/UTV ride and drives, an RC test track, celebrity autograph sessions, off-road racing demos and more. On Saturday afternoon, attendees are invited to head over to the adjacent Auto Club Raceway to witness the evolution of supercross racing at Red Bull Straight Rhythm.
Since it’s inception in 2013, Red Bull Straight Rhythm has taken the racing world by storm. Red Bull Straight Rhythm will feature 32 riders in a head-to-head, best-of-three bracket format on an evolved supercross track with no turns – just a half-mile long straight rhythm section. By isolating the whoops, triples, doubles, table tops and step on/offs, riders must focus entirely on reading the terrain and judging their speed for precise distance and control. Red Bull Straight Rhythm will offer a $10 discount to attendees that show their Off-Road Expo ticket at the Red Bull Straight Rhythm box office on Saturday, October 4, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Buffalo, NY: Brian Fleck, Dunlop’s Off Road Race Manager, was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award by MX Sports Pro Racing and Alli Sports for his commitment to the sport of motocross. The award was presented by MX Sports Competition Director Roy Janson at the year-end awards ceremony following the conclusion of the 2014 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship at Miller Motorsports Park in Toole, Utah.
“For as long as I can remember, Brian Fleck has always been among the first people to the racetrack, joining his Dunlop crew in changing tires for the vast majority of riders in the pits—from top factory riders to first-time privateers—and he seemingly never stops throughout the weekend,” said Janson. “Brian’s passion for motorcycle racing, as well as his incredible work ethic and deep commitment to getting the job done, make him one of the most widely respected people in all of motocross.”
Payson, UT – Rocky Mountain ATV/MC has announced that winners for the “Win a Trip to the ER” contest have been determined. The ER – or Emig Ride – is a motorcycle adventure ride that will take place on September 17-21. As the name suggests, the winners will participate in a trip with motocross legend Jeff Emig.
“When Rocky Mountain ATV/MC approached me about doing an off-road ride this year, I jumped at the chance,” said Jeff Emig. “These types of trips can be so good for the soul. There is nothing like being out on a motorcycle in the open desert for a sunset or being on a 14,000′ mountain top looking over the vast horizon. As much as I travel, you can imagine how much a trip like this means to me, just to decompress for a few days, relax and have some laughs with friends.”