In a time when off-road racing is becoming more and more competitive each year, Jason Voss continually proves that the #1 JIMCO Trophy Truck is the one to beat in the desert. Voss’s win at this weekend’s Best in the Desert Henderson 250 sealed the deal for a second consecutive points championship in the Best in the Desert Series. With previous wins at the Parker 425, Silver State 300 and Vegas to Reno, Voss stamped a fourth victory in his championship quest.
Although there have been rumblings that Toyota’s all-new Tacoma would be unveiled soon, it’s now official that Toyota will pull the cover off its 2016 Tacoma at the Detroit Auto Show next month. In the teaser released today, Toyota says “The all-new 2016 Tacoma will be ready to once again set the benchmark for midsize pickup performance.”
PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The American Motorcyclist Association is announcing the nominees for 2014 year-end awards, which recognize individuals and organizations that excelled in AMA competition and recreational activity during the previous 12 months.
All AMA members are invited to help select the winners of the competition categories, including the prestigious AMA Athlete of the Year honors.
The awards will be presented at the 2014 AMA Championship Banquet on Saturday, Jan. 17, at the Aladdin Shrine Event and Conference Center in Columbus, Ohio.
Rugged Ridge, a leading manufacturer of high quality Jeep, truck and off-road accessories, gave away a custom 2014 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited as part of a sweepstakes held at the company’s Off Road Success Center during the 2014 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.
DETROIT – Chevrolet today released a holiday message that Facebook and Twitter users can share to brighten their friends’ days while giving back to their communities through United Way. Chevrolet will contribute $1 to United Way for each share and retweet of Chevrolet’s Facebook post and Tweet of the video up to a total of $500,000.
Fort Mill, SC – General Tire and Jeepspeed announced today that General Tire has agreed to a multi-year sponsorship to continue as the official tire of the Jeepspeed Desert Race Series beginning January 2015. Since 2008, General Tire has been the official tire of Jeepspeed with teams utilizing the famed GRABBER tire. The partnership has allowed Jeepspeed to offer its competitors affordable racing within the Best in the Desert (BITD) Series where budget-conscious racers can compete on the same race courses as the pros.
Bar None Auction is conducting a racetruck, racecar trailer and racing parts auction at Speed Technologies Shop in Reno, Nevada, on December 22th. Bidding will begin sharply at 10:00 a.m. and take place online and onsite at 9716 Virginia Street, Suite 100, Reno, Nevada 89511.
Ultra4 Racing has recently announced the availability of 2015 King of the Hammers and Everyman Challenge t-shirts. These shirts feature the name of every KOH qualified and EMC registered driver over the 2015 date on the back! Available in mens, womens, and childrens sizes. Something for the whole family!
Long Beach, Calif., Dec. 8, 2014 – An expanded product offering of performance lift kits, shock absorbers, off-road protective products and more are highlighted in the new Rancho Master Catalog (RAN-0814). The new catalog – which includes several of Rancho’s new six-inch, U.S. Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 126 (FMVSS-126) certified kits – also features a new Rancho suspension lookup guide that allows for easier inventory management.
“The new master catalog represents some of the latest, most exciting product innovations and developments in the Rancho product line,” said Chris Gauss, director, performance products, Tenneco. “From reaching new heights with six-inch lift kits, FMVSS-126 certified systems, an expanded performance shock, stabilizer and strut offering and more, this catalog serves as the one-stop spot for anything you need from Rancho.”
In an ongoing effort to expose off-road racing to new audiences globally, Mad Media and The Martelli Brothers bring you the full, feature-length version of the 2011 General Tire Mint 400 on YouTube!