The Sahara Desert Challenge (SDC 2015) is the adventure expedition of the moment in West Africa, a challenge “made in Portugal” that leaves no one indifferent around the world, from the smallest to the more adventurous, a perfect trip for anyone who wants to live in the first person, in a “non-competitive”, the sensations of the original African Rally Dakar, who remained on the continent for 29 years.
Moab, Utah--The national nonprofit Tread Lightly!, its partners and more than 40 volunteers completed another improvement project along Moab’s famous Sevenmile Rim Trail this Wednesday during the Discount Tire Rally on the Rocks annual UTV event.
The project took place at one of Sevenmile Rim’s main scenic attractions–Determination Towers. Volunteers built approximately half a mile of fencing to help protect the area from damage and more clearly delineate the trail. This is the second Restoration for Recreation™ project Tread Lightly! has organized on the Sevenmile Rim this year.
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Gateway to the West is the gateway to the best off-road racing in the country this weekend as, for the first time, TORC brings its high-flying action to the Dirtplex at Gateway Motorsports Park this weekend. Tickets for Saturday or Sunday’s races are $20 at the gate and $15 if purchased in advance online at torcseries.com/tickets
“We’re really excited to finally get the opportunity to bring TORC to the fans in St. Louis this weekend,” said series president BJ Birtwell. “There’s no other experience like it: every ticket is also a pit pass, and fans can get up close and personal with these 900-horsepower purpose-built race trucks that fly more than 200 feet through the air side-by-side at speeds over 100 mph.”
LIMA, Ohio – Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) will serve as a presenting sponsor of the 30th anniversary 4-Wheel Jamboree Nationals, May 15-17, to be held at the Allen County Fairgrounds in Lima, Ohio.
DETROIT – For U.S. military veterans waiting for the right time to purchase a GMC truck, crossover or SUV, GMC is expanding the GM Military Discount to all veterans – regardless of separation date – through June 30.
The expanded discount is part of GM Military Appreciation Month, which began May 1. Last year, more than 40,000 active-duty, reserves, retired and veteran service members used the discount to purchase vehicles from eligible GM brands, including veteran Kathryn Scott of Reidsville, Ga. who bought a new GMC Terrain.
Entry to the event is $10.00 per person. An auction will be held during the day on items from Kurt’s past as well as motorcycle-related items donated from sponsors of the event. Food and drinks will be available for purchase and a special showing of On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter will take place in the afternoon. The custom Roland Sands Caselli bike will be on display and live music from the local band Wine Brew. In addition, wine will be available for purchase with a custom-made Kurt Caselli Foundation logo.
Garden Grove, CA – The Bud Light BajaSur 500 was a brand new race for the SCORE International series and the results were familiar; King Shocks racers were the fastest! Despite a 424 mile long course filled with silt, sharp rocks and tight technical sections, it turned into a sprint race with King Shocks racer and defending Trophy Truck Champion Steven Eugenio pushing hard to chase down King Shocks racer Lalo Laguna for the overall victory. Eugenio and Laguna represent the new guard of young racers who despite their ages, have years of desert racing experience with top-notch teams and equipment. Laguna was out front during the race but Eugenio kept pursuing with a relentless pace. When the checkered flag waived, it was Laguna who took the overall win with Eugenio finishing second.
Irvine, CA. (April 22nd) – Round three of the GEICO AMA EnduroCross Championship will take place inside the Orleans Arena Friday, May1st. And if the challenging track and crazy obstacles aren’t enough, Cody Webb and Colton Haaker will be racing into Vegas tied at 45 points with Salt Lake City winner, Mike Brown, only two points back with 43. Racing can’t get any tighter!
KEMP, Texas – Reigning three-time AMA Pro ATV Champion, and current points leader, Chad Wienen picked up where he left off a month ago at the first round of 2015, claiming his second-straight overall victory on Saturday at the Mtn. Dew ATV Motocross National Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing (ATVMX), debut from Underground MX Park in Texas. Wienen faced stiff competition aboard his Wienen Motorsports/Maxxis/SSi Decals/Walsh Race Craft Yamaha at the inaugural Texas ATV National, but ultimately emerged victorious following consistent 3-1 moto finishes.
Arlington, TX – Ram truck owners from seven U.S states and Canada helped the Ram Truck brand set a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the largest parade of pickup trucks, Saturday, April 18, in Arlington, Texas. 451 Ram trucks participated in the “Ram Truck Round-up,” breaking the previous world record of 438 trucks.