Offering visitors to the Downtown San Diego area a sneak peak of its highly anticipated new truck, Chevrolet featured a giant display highlighting its 2015 Chevrolet Colorado models. The all-new 2015 Chevy Colorado is on display this weekend at the 2015 U.S. Sand Sculpting Championships, and Chevy got into the sand-sculpting excitement by having a sand castle version of the Colorado constructed for the event. (If you missed the video of the Colorado constructed of sand, check it out here.)
POMONA, Calif. (August 25, 2014) – The 2014 Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo powered by General Tire brings all-things off-road to Fairplex, in Pomona Saturday, October 4 through Sunday, October 5. This year’s expo will feature the hottest off-road vehicles, products and accessories, as well as action-packed Red Bull Motocross trials demonstrations, off-road racing demos, Rubicon Trail off-road ride alongs, ATV and UTV test drives, an RC demo track, autograph signings, bikini contests and more! With more than 300 aftermarket performance vendors and more than 60,000 enthusiasts, Fairplex will burst with a 10-acre off-road party October 4 through October 5.
In addition to the line-up of customized trucks, Jeeps, UTVs, ATVs, side-by-sides, dirt bikes, sand rails and rock crawlers, the expo will come to life with exciting features and entertainment including:
Auburn Hills, Mich. – The Jeep brand’s Summer Celebration with USA Basketball National Team point guard Kyrie Irving continues to excite lovers of the game as the USA Basketball National Team makes its journey towards 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup. This Thursday, August 21, at South Street Seaport – Pier 16, New York, NY, fans will be offered the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to play the Jeep “Open Air Challenge” against Kyrie Irving, as well as win tickets to the USA vs. Puerto Rico basketball exhibition game on Friday (August 22) at Madison Square Garden.
UPDATE: The auction originally scheduled for tomorrow has been postponed until further notice.
Bar None Auction will be hosting an auction on August 20th, 2014, to liquid the entire assets of the Speed Technologies race team. The auction, which features no minimum starting bid, will include a number of Superlite race trucks that competed in the Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series, as well as individual engines, suspension parts and more.
Minneapolis – Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles, today announced the company has donated a customized pink RZR XP 1000 to the American Cancer Society as part of their Making Strides Against Breast Cancer campaign.
“Too many of us have been affected by cancer, whether through a personal battle or an afflicted neighbor, co-worker or family member,” said Scott Wine, Polaris’ Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “The American Cancer Society works tirelessly toward the eradication of this dreaded disease, and we hope that, through this donation, we can help them raise the funds needed to continue this noble fight.”
DIAMOND BAR, CA – The world’s most unique and celebrated customized vehicles from the 2014 SEMA Show will gather and be accessible to the public on Friday, November 7, 4:00-10:00 pm, as the SEMA Cruise finds its way to a new event taking place immediately after the SEMA Show at the heart of the Las Vegas Strip. After four days behind closed doors in the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC), visible only to industry professionals, hundreds of cars and trucks from the SEMA Show will roll out of the building in the SEMA Cruise and, for the first time ever, assemble at “SEMA Ignited,” a celebration that will include food, music, celebrities, iconic builders and exhibitor displays.
“SEMA Ignited is an extension of the SEMA Show that will allow exhibiting companies to gain additional media and consumer exposure for the acclaimed vehicles and innovative gear they bring to Las Vegas,” said Chris Kersting, SEMA President and CEO.
Irvine, Calif. (August 4, 2014) – Following one of the most beautiful weeks at Hurricane Mills in recent years, Monster Energy Kawasaki Team Green riders accomplished 13 National Championships at this year’s 33rd Annual Amateur National Motocross Championship at Loretta Lynn’s. Leading the charge was Team Green’s young talent as Jett Reynolds, Stilez Robertson, and Garrett Marchbanks all took home two titles each, while Sean Cantrell, Austin Forkner joined them in sweeping the mini classes. In the Vet classes John Grewe took home two championships along with Earl May and Chad Murphy, and in 250 C, Draken Jaynes came out with the championship. Team Green won a total of 32 motos in 17 classes.
HURRICANE MILLS, Tenn. – The 33rd Annual Rocky Mountain ATV/MC AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship presented by AMSOIL came to a conclusion on Saturday with the fifth and final day of racing in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee. Thirty-six National Championships were awarded upon completion of the third set of motos with six dominant riders emerging victorious in two different classes.
PICKERINGTON, Ohio — Woods racers in the eastern United States still have several opportunities to collect championship points as the AMA East Harescrambles Championship Series kicks off the second half of its season with rounds in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Florida and Illinois.
“Harescrambles are one of the oldest forms of motorcycle racing, and for good reason,” said AMA Off-Road Manager Chuck Weir. “What could be more fun than racing your dirt bike through the woods?
AUBURN, Indiana – An innovative piece of off-road racing history will be auctioned for a good cause this Friday, August 1: The Class 8 Baja-winning 1976 Ford F-100 campaigned by Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Famer Frank “Scoop” Vessels will go on the block. All proceeds from the truck’s sale will benefit the Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame, which is housed in the National Automobile Museum in Reno, Nevada.