(Agua Dulce, Calif.): Race for Cash is back. For all competitors who are up for a friendly wager at the NORRA Mexican 1000, the Race for Cash requires a $2000 dollar buy-in and pays the entire pot to the racer with the lowest elapsed time, after penalties, at the finish line in San Jose del Cabo.
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 new members will be recognized as part of the festivities during the SEMA Installation Gala on Friday, July 29, 2016, at the Sheraton Fairplex Conference Center in Pomona, CA. They represent an accomplished group of leaders who have shaped and inspired the automotive specialty-equipment market.
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.
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.
The Rancho RockGEAR line has been expanded to include a newly designed RockGEAR differential cover (Part No. RS6245) for the Dana 60 axle, a common upgrade on Jeep Wrangler JK, TJ and LJs. Built for strong impact resistance, the new Rancho diff cover adds protection for the ring and pinion and housing components.
Compton, California – Friday, April 8, the first ever Commando Tactical Edition Jeep Wrangler built by Transamerican Auto Parts (TAP) off-road performance retailer 4 Wheel Parts, will be auctioned at the Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach Collector’s Car Auction. One hundred percent of the proceeds from the sale of this unique, street legal vehicle will benefit the Patriot Foundation, providing support to the families of airborne and special operations soldiers killed or wounded in combat.