TORRANCE, Calif. – Toyota unveiled its RAV4 rally car at the Monster Energy Supercross Championship finale recently at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas. Ryan Millen, who won the 2014 Baja 1000 in a Toyota Tundra TRD Pro, will drive the RAV4 rally vehicle at various rally races including some of the 2015 Rally America 2WD-Open Class season. The muscled-up RAV4 was unveiled live between races to all in attendance and was on display in the pits throughout the event.
HOUSTON, TX – Pennzoil will be visiting the birthplace of the Jeep to serve as a premier sponsor of the 2015 Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival from June 12 – 14 in Butler County, PA. In celebration of the 75th birthday of the world’s original Jeep, the Bantam Jeep, Pennzoil is co-sponsoring the Jeep Parade/Invasion, where a Guinness World Record will be attempted for the longest Jeep parade. Pennzoil is also co-sponsoring the Mystery Road Rally adventure and will be onsite at the Festival treating registered attendees to the ‘Make the Switch Oil Giveaway.’
“As the only motor oil recommended by the Jeep Brand in North America, it was natural for Pennzoil to be a part of this celebrated event. Our sponsorship reinforces the joint commitment to performance that is the foundation of the Jeep and Pennzoil relationship,” said Doug Kooyman, Pennzoil Global Brand Director.
AMSOIL announces new Ethylene Glycol Antifreeze & Engine Coolant, now available in two formulations for passenger car/light truck and heavy-duty applications. They join reformulated AMSOIL Propylene Glycol Antifreeze & Coolant, delivering unsurpassed cooling system protection for virtually any application.
MASSILLON, Ohio – A.R.E. Accessories, a leading manufacturer of fiberglass truck caps and hard tonneau covers, was chosen as a winner of the 2015 Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Award. The award is designed to recognize innovative and dynamic for-profit, privately-held businesses in Stark County, and A.R.E. demonstrated excellence in several key areas to earn this distinction.
When you are blasting down the trail, the last thing you want it to have your gear fly out of your Jeep. This was the motivation for Smittybilt to develop their new C.RES Heavy Duty Cargo Restraint System. Now in its second revision as the C.RES2, this cargo solution is manufactured from triple stitched 2-inch military grade polyester webbing with 1,200 pound tensile strength to secure even the heaviest loads. The C.RES2 is available for both 97-06 TJ Wranglers and 07+ JK Wranglers and Wrangler Unlimiteds.
Stow, Oh. – Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels is offering consumers a $50 Prepaid Card reward by mail on the purchase of a new set of four qualifying wheels purchased from May 1 through June 30.
DIAMOND BAR, CA – Applications are now being accepted (at www.semaignited.com) for the 2015 SEMA Battle of the Builders to be held at the 2015 SEMA Show, November 3-6. The automotive build competition that debuted last year and garnered nationwide attention as the focus of a Velocity TV special was viewed by more than one million fans.
The inaugural competition featured a prestigious group of builders showcasing their vehicles at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, where a panel of automotive editors narrowed the list down to ten finalists. The winner was then selected by the ten finalists themselves, with the entire process documented in a one-hour television special that continues to air on the Velocity Channel.
Chino Valley, AZ – OR-Fab’s new Cowl LED Light Bar Mounts allow Jeep JK Wrangler owners to fit a 40-inch LED light bar above the vehicle’s cowl. These heavy-duty light bar mounts are manufactured from precision laser cut 3/16-inch steel and attach to the Jeep’s A-pillar body-to-window frame braces using the factory mounting bolts.
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — The national nonprofit Tread Lightly! and its partners Bass Pro Shops and Arctic Cat announced a new program designed to advance stewardship of the outdoors by growing Tread Lightly!’s member base. Individuals who join or renew their membership between now and September 30, 2015 will be automatically entered into a drawing for a chance to win an Arctic Cat 2015 Wildcat Trail XT side by side and high-value Bass Pro Shops gift cards.
Those who join or renew their Tread Lightly! membership at higher levels can increase their chances of winning an Arctic Cat Wildcat Trail XT side by side or a $1,000, a $500 or a $250 Bass Pro Shops gift card by receiving more entries into the drawing.
Stow, Oh. – April 24, 2015 – Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels has introduced an innovative new wheel line developed with six-time Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series (LOORRS) champion Brian Deegan. The Deegan 38 wheels are available in two exceptional styles for truck, SUV and Jeep – the Pro 2 Black and the Pro 4 Black.