Photo: Garth Milan/Red Bull Content Pool

Photo: Garth Milan/Red Bull Content Pool

Rally driver Rhys Millen hooked up with Red Bull to produce a cool teaser video for the upcoming Red Bull Global Rallycross race in Washington this weekend, which you can check out below.

Royal-Purple-Synthetic-Oil-Logo-6-3-14Porter, TX – Premium synthetic lubricant manufacturer, Royal Purple, today announced that it will sponsor Red Bull Global Rallycross (GRC) driver Sarah Burgess in her inaugural foray into the rally car series for the 2014 season. Burgess will enter her first Red Bull GRC race at the X Games in Austin, June 7, at the Circuit of the Americas.

A native of Australia, Burgess has been drift racing for the past three years in the United States, most recently in the Xtreme Drift Circuit at the wheel of a 2013 Ford Mustang. The excitement of checkered flag racing is just one of the reasons Burgess made the transition to the Red Bull GRC series. Burgess is one of two female drivers competing in Red Bull GRC this season, and she welcomes the opportunity to be a role model for other women while competing in her 2.0L Ecotec-powered Chevrolet Sonic.

Block-Castrol-Neymar-video-5-13-14
Castrol, one of the world’s leading lubricant brands and Official Sponsor of the 2014 FIFA World Cup™, has brought together pioneers from the worlds of football and motorsport to create Castrol Footkhana; an innovative experiment that sees Brazilian star Neymar Jr take on new Castrol Ambassador and global rally icon Ken Block.

Pastrana-Higgins-Subaru-Rally-5-7-14
Porter, Texas
– Premium synthetic lubricant manufacturer Royal Purple announced today it has joined forces with Subaru Rally Team USA in a multi-year agreement. The team, managed by Subaru technical partner Vermont SportsCar, will begin to utilize Royal Purple products in each of its factory Rally and Rallycross teams.

NORRA-LogoAgua Dulce, Calif.: With pre-rally entries at record levels, the National Off-Road Racing Association (NORRA) today released a final event schedule for its fifth annual General Tire NORRA Mexican 1000. NORRA and its unique, vintage-flavored, on and-off road rally will cover 1,300+ miles over four days starting in Ensenada, Mexicali, Baja, Mexico on May 10th and finishing in the world-class resort destination of San Jose Del Cabo on Wednesday, May 14th.

For the first time in its history, the Mexican 1000 will start in the host city of Ensenada, Baja, Mexico, just two hours south of downtown San Diego. Much of the pre-race activity will center around Ensenada’s iconic Riviera Cultural Center, including Saturday’s General Tire “Round-Up” of historic and vintage race cars, trucks and sedans, the “Bilstein Shock Absorber Tech Inspection” and the “Walker Evans Racing Driver’s Meeting and Welcome Fiesta.”

Royal-Purple-RBGRC-Race-Car-4-22-14
Porter, TX (April 22, 2014)
— Premium synthetic lubricant manufacturer Royal Purple announced today that it will serve as the exclusive oil and lubricants sponsor for the Red Bull Global Rallycross Supercar and Lites series through 2015.  The multi-year agreement is an extension of the successful partnership established in 2013, and includes an option for renewal through 2016.

ICO-Racing-Baja-Rally-4-22-14
Bajarallymoto.com announced today that market leading ICO Racing has joined forces with the BAJA RALLY 2.0 as an official supporting sponsor for the groundbreaking 5-day motorcycle event this September in Ensenada, Baja CA, Mexico. For over 20 years, ICO Racing has been the undisputed leader in the design and manufacture of electronic navigation instruments for off-road motorcycle rally racing applications.

Rod-Hall-Grand-Marshal-4-13-14
(Agua Dulce, Calif.): In celebration of his lifelong love affair with off-road motorsports, the Baja peninsula and an entire industry he helped to foster, racing legend Rod Hall was today named by the National Off Road Racing Association (NORRA) as “Grand Marshal” for the 2014 General Tire NORRA Mexican 1000. Scheduled for May 10 – 14, this unique, vintage-flavored off-road event will cover 1,300+ miles over four days starting in Ensenada, Mexicali, Baja, Mexico and finishing in the world-class resort destination of San Jose Del Cabo.

Rally-America-100-Acre-Wood-2-11-14
Williston, VT
— The Rally in the 100 Acre Wood, the second round of the Rally America National Championship, in Salem, Missouri on February 21-22nd is expected to reunite popular action sports drivers for one of the more anticipated entry lists in recent memory.

Subaru Rally Team USA announced last January that X Games action sports icon and star of the Nitro Circus television show, Travis Pastrana, will return to stage rally racing since trying his hand in NASCAR the last few years. Pastrana is a four-time Rally America Champion. He last competed with Rally America at this very event in 2011, but suffered a stage one crash that ended his event early.  See the 2011 Pastrana interview and aftermath video:

Dakar-THUMB-Desert-Challenge-12-23-13The Dakar Desert Challenge is a trans-Saharan expedition without competitive nature, which bridges two continents, Europe and Africa, through Portugal, Spain, Morocco, Mauritania, Guinea-Bissau, Gambia and ends in Dakar, Senegal. The event aims to recreate the great moments of escape and adventure of the mythical race “Paris-Dakar” with the possibility of participation of various types of motor vehicles and people with different levels of experience in long trips.

A 2nd Edition of this event, as in the earlier, will have the prologue from Coruche. On December 26, apart from the formalities, the caravan will make a route of about 40km around the municipality of Coruche, seizing the moment to make known the landscape of Ribatejo, rural zone of Portugal. The characteristics of the territory is a sufficient reason to make this first step a exciting prelude to the fantastic journey that will take your final destination in January 9, 2014.