AMA-logo-230PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The National Defense Authorization Act of 2015 and the so-called CRomnibus spending bill, passed by both chambers of Congress last week, include provisions beneficial to riders of off-highway motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles, but some new Wilderness designations may infringe on access to public lands.

The NDAA, H.R. 3979, is the comprehensive legislation to authorize the budget authority of the Department of Defense and the national security programs of the Department of Energy. The $584.2 billion bill contains more than 1,600 pages of regulations, policies and programs that authorize and govern the U.S. military.

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The Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 has long been known to be the toughest, longest, non-stop, point to point off-road race in the world; but what the world doesn’t know about the Baja 1000 is that the majority of this race is ran at night. Leading the charge by winning six classes, including three points classes, Baja Designs made quite the impact in this year’s SCORE championship, including the prestigious Trophy Truck class won by Steven Eugenio.

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Looking to bring top level, international-style Rally Raid motorsports to North American soil, the National Off Road Racing Association (NORRA) has announced plans for a new three day “Cortez Rally” event for 2015 to be run in conjunction with next year’s General Tire NORRA Mexican 1000. Competitors can run each race separately, or for enthusiasts seeking to take on a longer trans-Baja Rally Raid experience, the two events can be combined to comprise the aptly named seven-day “Cortez Challenge.”

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Next month, Toyota plans to unveil its newly redesigned 2016 Tacoma at the 2015 North American International Auto Show. As Toyota notes, “The all-new 2016 beast hits the stage at 12:50 p.m. EST, Monday Jan. 12.”

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Hot off his first win in the Twin Turbo Trophy Truck at the BlueWater Desert Challenge, Josh Daniel went in to the final race of the 2014 desert racing season with high hopes for a win at Best in the Desert’s Henderson 250.  It was apparent after the two-day battle in Parker that the crew at Danzio Performance has mastered the prep work needed for an immaculate truck come race day.  After a dominating performance the entire Henderson 250 race, Daniel underwent a seven-minute tire change with ten miles left that handed over the win to Jason Voss.  Despite finishing +00:02:10 behind Voss, Daniel plans to carry the momentum in to next season and contest Voss for the 2015 BITD points championship.

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Jeep was the Presenting Sponsor and exclusive automotive partner of the Rolling Stones’ “14 On Fire” European Tour that ran from 26 May to 2 July this year. Aside from displaying the most-awarded SUV ever in the Grand Cherokee, Jeep also used the opportunity to preview the all-new Renegade.

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CHARLOTTE, N.C.
– SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road Presented by TRAXXAS announced today its 2015 schedule, which will feature a diverse and exciting mix of venues and track layouts including popular stadium venues, several prominent Verizon IndyCar Series races and prestigious international events.

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Newry, Maine
– In exactly one month, the roar of 900-horsepower engines and cheering fans will reverberate off the snowy mountains of Sunday River, Maine, as 10 professional off-road racing drivers take to the slopes for the second Red Bull Frozen Rush and kick-off the 2015 Red Bull Signature Series. As the 1.5-mile course gets an extensive upgrade in 2015, so does the viewing experience for off-road racing fans. This year, Red Bull Frozen Rush will be available for the world to watch in real time on connected devices, tablets, mobile phones and computers through Red Bull TV.

SCORE-Logo-12-5-11SAN DIEGO — King Shocks, Steven Eugenio, Gus Vildosola, Steve Covey and Tony Gera were among the big winners Saturday night as SCORE International officially concluded the 2014 SCORE World Desert Champioship with the annual SCORE Awards Night gala in SoCal at the SCORE Tech facility in El Cajon, Calif., approximately 15 miles east of San Diego.

SCORE Off-Roadsman of the Year awards were presented in 11 categories along with the 22 winners of the SCORE Milestone Awards and the class and overall point champions of Roger Norman’s five-race 2014 SCORE World Desert Championship.

Rocky-Mountain-ATV-MX-Off-Road-5-28-13PAYSON, UT – Rocky Mountain ATV/MC has announced that the popular Ultimate Supercross Experience contest will return for the entirety of the 2015 season. Contest winners receive free tickets to a Monster Energy Supercross event along with a VIP experience.

Every winner will receive free admission to the corresponding round of Monster Energy Supercross for themselves and up to four guests. Most rounds also include a special prize package (for the winner as well as all of their guests) to ensure that the event is unforgettable. Prizes include: