ATLANTA, GA – KTM’s Taddy Blazusiak came out on top of an epic battle with Beta USA, GEICO rider Cody Webb to win the first ever GEICO AMA EnduroCross race held in Atlanta. The racing inside the beautiful Gwinnett Center Arena was exciting all night long and the main event had the crowd on their feet as Blazusiak and Webb traded the lead several times. Blazusiak took the lead for good on lap twelve of fifteen. Webb held off Colton Haaker on the Rockstar Lucas Oil JCR Honda.
CRANDON, WI – This weekend marks the final event of the TORC 2014 Series Championship. The “Keys to the Big House” event in Crandon, WI will draw more than 45,000 spectators in short course off-road racing’s largest event of the year. Luyendyk Jr. will continue his run for Rookie of the Year honors in the Pro-2 division, entering the final event 8th in points.
The GUNK Pro-2, powered by a 420 cubic inch 900 HP Ford engine, will be put to the test on the largest track of the 14-race TORC calendar. Highlights of this season include a podium in Charlotte, where Arie bounced back from injury to capture a 3rd place finish.
CHERRY HILL, N.J. -- Subaru Rally Team USA driver David Higgins and his co-driver Craig Drew claimed victory at the 2014 Muscatell Ojibwe Forest Rally in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. The duo maintained the leading pace despite constant pressure from factory teammates Travis Pastrana and co-driver Chrissie Beavis with their DMACK Tires-shod 2014 Subaru WRX STI rally car.
Subaru rally driver David Higgins and codriver Craig Drew continued their Rally America winning streak at Ojibwe Forests Rally.
The Muscatell Ojibwe Forest Rally was the penultimate event of the eight round 2014 Rally America Championship and featured three days of competition on high-speed and technical forest roads in Northwestern Minnesota. The rally is highly regarded for its flowing and technical sandy gravel roads which are a favorite among rally drivers. Higgins and Drew entered Ojibwe as champions-elect after mathematically securing 2014 Rally America Championship at the previous round, the New England Forest Rally. The 2014 Rally America Driver’s Championship will be Higgins’ fourth straight driver’s championship in a row and his sixth in the USA.
Payson, UT – The Motocross League of America, operated by RPM Sports and sponsored by Rocky Mountain ATV/MC, will host its third round of the 2014 season at the Silver Dollar Raceway in Reynolds, GA on September 12-14.
The Silver Dollar Raceway is home to a popular motocross track that has become a longtime favorite of local racers. Allen McWilliams of RPM Sports explained the track’s appeal: “The facility has great, level parking with paved roads. The track is built on rolling hills with a mixture of sand and topsoil. It has hosted many large events over the years, including AMA Area Qualifiers. The list of vendors and product giveaways is growing daily. On board to attend are FMF, Bell, Kawasaki, IllusiveMX, Lakehill Trackside Cobra and Fly Racing.”
Fox recently hit the road and headed south of the boarder to conduct some testing of its new Fox Dual Speed Compression (DSC) adjuster. Cameron Steele was along for the ride to help test the new technology and provide insight on exactly how the new system works.
San Clemente, CA -- Hot off a top 10 finish at the M.O.R.E. Freedom 250 three weeks ago, Azuñia Racing rolled in to Sin City with a full force effort to conquer Best in the Desert’s Vegas to Reno. V2R has earned a well-deserved reputation as one of the toughest endurance races in desert racing. The heavy rains that eroded the 500+ mile racecourse days prior made conditions especially brutal on race day and the #6110 piloted by Azuñia Tequila Founder, Jim Riley, was forced to surrender after a promising start to “The Longest Off-Road Race in America.”
Las Vegas, NV – Fast paced roads, deep silt beds and rain-ruts were just a few words used to describe this years Best In The Desert Vegas To Reno race. The other word – domination. Jason Voss, riding on BFGoodrich Baja TAKR2 tires, seized the front starting position in qualifying and never looked back, claiming his second consecutive Vegas to Reno race. This is Voss’ third win of the year.
Traverse City, Mich., Aug. 27, 2014 – Radar Tires teams have two attempts at podium finishes this weekend as the TORC: The Off Road Championship heads into its final race of the 2014 season. Armed with the right combination of skill and luck, Radar Tires PRO Light teams have one goal in mind – get the Keys to the Big House at Crandon International Off-Road Raceway, in Wisconsin.
The Radar Tires drivers have come close to the podium with several top-five finishes this season. Now with the final races looming, Luke Johnson, Cam Reimers and Ian Harris are still seeking 2014 TORC season glory. Although out of contention for the championship, the Radar Tires racers want to win at Crandon and finish the season in the top-10; Reimers is seventh and Johnson is ninth in PRO Light standings.
RENO, Nev. — Highly successful since its debut in early 2013, the first of two special one-hour shows will highlight the best of SCORE Dirt LiveHD starting on tonight’s SCORE Dirt LiveHD weekly Internet show. The show will also be re-broadcast continuously on the SCORE website for the week ahead.
Edited by SCORE Dirt LiveHD creator and producer George Antill, tonight’s show is the first of two separate one-hour shows showcasing the increasingly popular SCORE weekly internet show.
Irvine, Calif. – The 2014 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship came to a close Saturday as Round 12 wrapped up a great season for Monster Energy Kawasaki at Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah. Monster Energy Pro Circuit Kawasaki’s Blake Baggett came up short on the 250 Class championship, but fought hard until the final moto to finish 3-3 on the day for second overall and secured second place in the championship. Behind Baggett was the rookie Chris Alldredge who raced to his first career top-five finish in the first moto and finished sixth overall and Dean Wilson finished eighth overall. In the 450 Class, Brett Metcalfe put in one final ride on his KX450F to finish fifth overall in Utah and secured fourth overall in the championship, while Jake Weimer continued to battle with injuries and decided to sit out the second moto.