Subaru driver and four-time Rally America Champion David Higgins and co-driver Craig Drew put an authoritative stamp on a near-perfect 2014 season with a win at the Lake Superior Performance Rally (LSPR), their seventh of the season from eight events. Higgins was locked in a tight battle at LSPR with Subaru Rally Team USA teammate Travis Pastrana for a majority of the treacherously wet and muddy Houghton, Michigan based rally. Pastrana briefly took the lead from Higgins late on the final day before Pastrana’s Subaru became stuck in a muddy ditch along the edge of the road, ending his rally with just four stages to go
As a result of a new partnership between Stadium Super Trucks (SST) and SEMA – the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world – SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road Presented by TRAXXAS has moved its Nov. 5 race date in Las Vegas to Thursday, Nov. 6.
RENO, Nev. — Legendary motorcycle racer-turned 4-wheel champion Jack Johnson and prominent engine builder Kevin Kroyer, both of Las Vegas, are featured in the SCORE spotlight during this week’s SCORE DirtLive HD Internet show at 7 p.m. (PT) as SCORE seriously accelerates preparations for next month’s rapidly approaching 47th Annual Tecate SCORE Baja 1000.
The granddaddy of all desert races is the season finale of the five-race SCORE World Desert Championship, this year’s iconic adventure, Nov. 11-15, will be a race of approximately 1,280 miles down Mexico’s majestic Baja California peninsula, starting in Ensenada, Baja California Norte and finishing in La Paz, Baja California Sur.
LAKE ELSINORE, CA – Team Toyo off-road driver Kyle LeDuc, was crowned the 2014 Pro 4 Unlimited Class champion Saturday at the Lucas Oil® Off Road Racing Series (LOORRS) finale in Lake Elsinore, CA. LeDuc’s #99 Monster Energy / Toyo Tires® Ford F-150 relies on Toyo® Open Country M/T®-R tires to get its 900+ horsepower to the ground.
Payson, UT – The 2014 season of the Rocky Mountain ATV/MC Motocross League of America presented by Fly Racing will end with the sixth round on November 1-2 at MillCreek in Pell City, AL. A practice day will take place on October 31. The Motocross League of America (MLA) is operated by RPM Sports. The final round will mark the end of the second year of the MLA’s existence.
Portland, OR – Truck and automotive accessory manufacturer, Bushwacker, is using Ford’s 2015 F-150 pickup as a platform to build a highly capable off-road support vehicle. The truck, which will debut at the 2014 SEMA Show in Las Vegas (Nov. 3–7), will feature upgrades to increase off-road performance; support items such as spare tires, fuel cans, air compressors, and recovery gear; and exterior accessories that add a rugged style.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – LINE-X , North America’s largest retail automotive aftermarket franchise and leading provider of high performance spray-on bedliners, is thrilled to announce their attendance at the 2014 Specialty Equipment Market Association Show, Nov. 4-7, 2014 in Las Vegas. During the 2013 SEMA show, LINE-X successfully launched a milestone in the company’s history with an all-new custom truck division, Truck Gear by LINE-X, offering a full line-up of gear and aftermarket accessories to provide customers with a one-stop, complete truck customization experience. For 2014, LINE-X will be continuing to raise the stakes by announcing several all-new additions to the must-have accessory line for trucks, providing customers with enhanced product offerings to choose from when tailoring their truck. Building upon these new capabilities, LINE-X will also be unveiling two project vehicles showcasing the extensive capabilities of LINE-X and Truck Gear by LINE-X. Official details of the secret vehicle projects and all-new Truck Gear accessories have yet to be disclosed, but the highly anticipated vehicle unveiling will take place in the LINE-X booth at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014. The LINE-X booth is located in the South Hall, Upper Level, #34121.
Suwanee, GA – Omix-ADA, a leading manufacturer of high quality Jeep®, truck and off-road parts and accessories, today announced its Off Road Success Center (Booth #34000) at the 2014 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas, Nov. 4 – 7, will showcase two unique Jeeps; one built in support of SEMA Cares that will later be auctioned for charity and the other to be used for a special giveaway promotion during the SEMA Show.
SEMA Cares Jeep Build
The SEMA Cares Jeep stands as a conversation piece at Omix-ADA’s Off Road Success Center and is designed to raise awareness for SEMA Cares charitable efforts within the automotive aftermarket. The SEMA Cares Jeep was bought using funds from Omix-ADA’s 2013 SEMA Cares donation and was customized through a collaboration between Omix-ADA and the Alex Xydias Center for Automotive Arts.
Lake Elsinore, Ca. (Oct. 22, 2014) – As the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series draws close to its final weekend of racing for the 2014 season, BFGoodrich Tires enters the finals rounds with the intent to win. Championships are still in reach for BFGoodrich drivers who will race under the lights on Friday night and then again Saturday morning for the final round.
BFGoodrich driver Sheldon Creed has seen the podium 10 times this year throughout the season in the Pro-Lite class. With a 14 point lead, Creed will have to hold off his fellow competitors in order to claim the overall LOORRS Pro-Lite Championship. This young driver has proved to the veterans of the sport that he has talent behind the wheel and is looking to further his career in short course.