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SALTA, Argentina
– American driver Robby Gordon successfully rebounded from his disappointing finish on Friday in the 38th Dakar Rally with a solid 11th-place finish in his HST Gordini during Stage 7.

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NEWRY, Maine
– After dominating its desert and short-course off-road race seasons, BFGoodrich Tires shifts from dirt to snow and delivers deep-freeze traction for the third Red Bull Frozen Rush event at Sunday River Ski Resort on Jan. 8.

Red Bull Frozen Rush is part of the Red Bull Signature Series, a progressive collection of action sports events. Once again this year, nine champion off-road racers compete on the purpose-built course, around obstacles, over snow-covered jumps and across the ski slope in 900-horsepower Pro 4 off-road trucks.

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SAN SALVADOR DE JUJUY, Argentina
– Robby Gordon in his quest to become the first American to win the Dakar Rally, overcame two days of horrible course conditions to post his first top ten finish of the 38 Annual Dakar Rally on Wednesday.

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(Agua Dulce, Calif.): The pre-registration program for the 2016 NORRA Mexican 1000 allows competitors to secure their race number and starting position early with flexible payment options. Those competitors who pay in full at any time during pre-registration (September 15th – December 31st 2015) will be able to select their room in Bahia de Los Angeles until they are sold out. In keeping with NORRA tradition, registration will open at noon (PST) January 1st 2016 with no deposit or payments plans available and the remainder (*if any) of the Bahia de Los Angeles rooms will released in the order that registrations are completed at that time.

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Charlotte, NC (December 15, 2015)
– Robby Gordon and Team SPEED are returning to compete in the 2016 Dakar Rally in full force with Two super car HST Gordini’s contending for the overall win. Gordon will drive his familiar bright orange #312 SPEED Energy/Toyo Tires/ TRAXXAS entry; while 2015 Stadium SUPER Trucks Champion, and X Games Gold Medalist Sheldon Creed, joins the team and will be the youngest competitor into a Dakar Rally piloting a similar looking #337 SPEED Energy/ Toyo Tires Gordini.

Both race vehicles will rely solely on Toyo Open Country tires to deliver the maximum Off-Road performance, and durability needed to tackle the 13-day challenge; 5,739-mile (9,237 KM) through the extreme terrain of Argentina and Bolivia.

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Long Beach, CA
– Head Hoonigan in Charge, Ken Block, has teamed up with artist, friend and fellow Utah resident, Jim Mangan, to create a photography book titled BLAST.  The work builds upon the epic, almost otherworldly landscape photography that helped Mangan break out in the world of photography, but does so with the incorporation of both Block and his Ford Fiesta HFHV rally car.

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Cleveland
– Lincoln Electric recently hosted some of the most prominent metal fabricators in the racing industry during the annual Advanced Motorsports Welding Seminar at its Cleveland world headquarters. Welding experts shared the latest advancements in materials and welding procedures in motorsports during the conference on Dec. 1-2.

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Reno, Nevada
– Adventurous women have a new challenge to prepare for. The Rebelle Rally was recently announced with its plans for an off-road auto navigation event to take place October 13-22, 2016.

Old factories in Ohio will serve as the backdrop for the new XP13K video.

Old factories in Ohio will serve as the backdrop for the new XP13K video.

Following the success of the first two installments of the XP1K videos centered around Polaris’ RZR XP 1000, Mad Media has unveiled the trailer for​ the highly anticipated third installment of RJ Anderson’s  off-­road video series, XP1K3.

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Southfield, Michigan
– The Fifth Anniversary Edition of the Champion brand’s popular “Search for a Champion” racing sponsorship contest will award a record $200,000 (USD) in cash and prizes to more grassroots racers than ever, including beginners of all ages in virtually every form of engine-driven competition. The annual contest is sponsored by Federal-Mogul Motorparts, a division of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: FDML) and exclusive global marketer of Champion spark plugs, filters, wipers and performance chemical additives.