MESA, AZ: After a social media Vote of Confidence process, the 30 ladies with the highest amount of likes and comments were selected to be the finalists for the Ladies Co-Driver Challenge. In addition to the top 30 girls, 3 “wild card” spots were chosen at random from the rest of the 61 entries. All ladies are working to earn a co-driver spot with Charlene Bower at three separate off-road events happening this year with BFGoodrich® Tires. The 30 semi-finalists were announced via a Facebook Live Stream, then Charlene randomly selected the 3 additional spots live. All finalists are listed below.
MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Bolt Locks has released its 2016 catalog, showcasing its expanding line of award-winning locks, featuring Bolt’s Breakthrough One-Key Lock Technology. Bolt offers a wide variety of rugged, weather-proof locks, providing consumers with several options when towing, storing and securing valued items.
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Price Field Office is seeking public input on a range of preliminary alternatives to be considered in the Nine Mile Canyon Special Recreation Management Area (SRMA) Environmental Assessment. The Nine Mile Canyon SRMA, managed by the Price and Vernal Field Offices, is internationally significant for its concentration of archaeological sites and extensive rock art.
(Agua Dulce, Calif.): Bob “The Weatherman” Steinberger will be Grand Marshal of the 2016 NORRA, Mexican 1000. The voice on the other end of the radio for many years, Bob has been a part of off-road racing since chasing for Bill Stroppe at the Baja 1000 back in 1972. He spent days waiting in the desert without any word from the team until the truck arrived. It motivated him to adapt two-way communications for desert racing.
SEMA President and CEO Chris Kersting recently released the following reaction to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) announcement that it would withdraw its proposed regulation on modified racecars:
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Medford District Office has announced that the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument (CSNM) Draft Transportation Management Plan (TMP) and Environmental Assessment (EA) is now available for a 45-day public review. The draft TMP/EA describes and analyzes four alternatives for future management of the monument transportation system.
MESA, AZ: Bower Media announced a contest to find a female co-driver for three separate off-road events happening this year with BFGoodrich Tires, and over the course of the last three weeks 91 ladies have submitted a simple form and three photos representing their passion for the offroad. This week, from Monday to Friday, the challenge goes into a social media phase. Friends, family and fellow wheelers are encouraged to Like and or Comment on the photos posted on Bower Motorsports Media Facebook and Instagram pages and add a Vote of Confidence for the particular lady.
Cypress, Calif. (April 13, 2016) – Nitto Tire U.S.A. Inc., a leading manufacturer of off-road and street performance tires, has swept the podium at the MetalCloak Stampede Ultra4 off-road race for the second year in a row thanks to the talents of the Team Nitto drivers and the incredible traction afforded by their Trail Grappler M/T tires. This occasion also marks the second consecutive Ultra4 Nationals race in which Team Nitto has swept the podium; the last being the Reno Nationals at the end of the 2015 season. This incredible victory was achieved despite extremely uncooperative weather causing traction issues and mechanical failures for many other teams.
Chino Valley, AZ – Finding your line while approaching difficult obstacles is why OR-Fab created it’s heavy-duty Rock Doors. Made for 2016 and earlier model Jeep JK Wranglers and Wrangler Unlimited vehicles, the Rock Doors are made from a single piece of 1-1/4-inch .095 thick steel tubing that is precision bent to provide superior strength and durability.
Editor’s Note: The promoters of this year’s inaugural Rebelle Rally will be hosting a conference call today to go over details and information about the event. Check out the press release below for more information on the event and the conference call details.
The Rebelle Rally course has been designed to be both fun and challenging to the driver and navigator regardless of your level of experience! You will cover breathtaking and diverse terrain that is legal to drive. These dirt roads, double tracks, trails, and dunes leave us in continual awe of the beauty of our deserts. While the rally is not considered “extreme 4×4” terrain, there are definitely places that will push you and test your off-road driving skills. On the navigation side, our checkpoints will allow beginners to test themselves – yet push even the most seasoned navigator!
We are hosting an informational conference call tomorrow for interested ladies. This is a great time to ask questions and learn more about details and what to expect.