(San Juan Capistrano, Calif.,) ~ Ensenada’s Horsepower Ranch, one of the most iconic adventure destinations in Baja, Mexico, has gotten another lease on life thanks to a Southern California-based investment group. Led by former Horsepower Ranch Founding Partner Todd Clement and construction entrepreneur Adrian Hoyle, the new partnership today announced the acquisition of the historic 100-acre facility.
PICKERINGTON, Ohio — Much to the dismay of competitors, volunteers and the event promoter, the 2015 AMA Land Speed Grand Championship, scheduled for Aug. 29-Sept. 3 at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Wendover, Utah, has been canceled due to poor conditions on the salt flats.
“Over the past year, we have all been working toward the goal of racing motorcycles at the Bonneville Salt Flats, and it is always our intent to run the premier motorcycle land speed racing event at Bonneville,” said Event Manager Delvene Manning. “However, we are always subject to Mother Nature to provide us with good conditions that we all dedicate our time and resources to.
CRANDON, WISC. – For nearly five decades, the Labor Day off-road racing tradition at Crandon International Off-Road Raceway in Wisconsin has represented the sport’s “Indianapolis 500.” It’s falls on a major summer weekend. It’s a true Midwest tradition. There are huge crowds. It’s a true and organic piece of motorsports Americana.
POMONA, Calif. – The 2015 Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo powered by General Tire brings all-things off-road to Fairplex, in Pomona on Saturday, October 3, through Sunday, October 4. This year’s expo will feature the hottest off-road vehicles, products and accessories, as well as Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing demos, Rubicon Trail off-road ride-alongs, UTV test drives, radio control off-road vehicle demos, 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 3-4.
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:
Rubicon Trail – Off-Road Vehicle Ride Alongs – Expo attendees will get a taste of the infamous Rubicon Trail, as Jeeps are pushed to the limit on a thrilling off-road course. Professional drivers will take interested off-road fans on ride alongs in Jeeps equipped with all the latest performance accessories from Pro Comp, Rubicon Express, G2 Axle & Gear and Smittybilt. The course will feature a 40-ft long rock barrier, steep incline/decline, high leaning curve and articulation moguls! Additionally, Pro Off-Road racer Jason Scherer will make a special appearance and take his new Ultra 4 buggy, dubbed “The Gavel” for a few hot laps on the Rubicon Trail!
VALENCIA, CALIF. – The Los Angeles Region of Toyota Motor Sales today presented a check for $110,200 to the Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015 (LA2015) during a Torch Ceremony celebration of the Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) Final Leg for the World Games. To showcase Toyota’s support both locally and nationally, Valencia Mayor Marsha McLean joined Toyota Motor Sales Los Angeles Region General Manager Alec Hagey and LETR Final Leg Team Leader Chief Jeff Spaulding for the ceremony at Westfield Valencia Town Center.
Mooresville North Carolina, 7/14/15 – JRi Shocks is pleased to announce its partnership with the 2015 Oregon Dunefest as a participant in the first ever Vendor Camp experience. As a part of Vendor Camp, JRi Shocks will be onsite and in the sand providing sales and support to event attendees while displaying its wide range of off-road and UTV products.
CORONA, California – Coming off of a big weekend in Lake Elsinore Casey Currie headed to Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah for Rounds 7 & 8 of the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series (LOORRS). The points race is tight in the largest class of short-course off road trucks, and Casey is right at the top. After the rounds at Utah, Casey has continued to put up strong number keeping him right in line for the championship.
The 2015 Monster Energy Rip to Cabo presented by Bullet Proof Diesel was an epic journey ridden by a band of brothers coming together to take on the Baja peninsula riding dirt bikes. Beginning at the Tecate border crossing and trekking over 1,500 miles to Cabo San Lucas. Rip to Cabo featured seven days of triumph and tribulation through some of the most rugged terrain and beautiful landscapes including the Never Never and one of Baja’s toughest single tracks, The Rock Trail.
SAN MARCOS, Texas – On Tuesday, June 2, Ram truck owners will converge on storm-damaged areas in Wimberley and San Marcos, Texas, to deliver supplies and help area residents recover from the devastating flooding.
Tad Agoglia, founder of First Response Team of America, will direct the effort and lead the caravan of Ram trucks into areas where they will distribute supplies. The First Response Team of America will utilize a fleet of Ram vehicles and community restoration equipment to assist residents.
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.