Costa Mesa, CA – The highly anticipated 18th Annual Sand Sports Super Show presented by 4-Wheel Parts and UTVUnderground returns to Costa Mesa, Calif., this weekend at the OC Fair and Event Center. The event kicks off the local sand dune season by gathering top UTV and off-road companies together to showcase their latest products and innovations.
Compton, California – 4 Wheel Parts has released further details of its upcoming launch into the immensely popular UTV retail marketplace in collaboration with influential UTV Internet portal, UTVUnderground. The alliance, uniting the off-road performance products sales and distribution powerhouse with the Internet’s leading resource for UTV-related content and information, has resulted in the forthcoming introduction of 4 Wheel Parts UTVUnderground Garage – the ultimate UTV parts and accessory shopping experience. The retail marketplace will provide UTV owners enhanced safety, performance and customization with a singular destination backed by 4 Wheel Parts’ industry leading product selection, installation, customer service and nationwide distribution.
ROSARITO BEACH, Mexico — With a storied legacy of more than four decades as the world’s foremost desert racing organization, SCORE International launches something new this week with a tantalizing taste of something old at the history-making, internationally-televised Rosarito Beach 20th SCORE Desert Challenge in Rosarito Beach, Mexico.
Having held nearly 150 races in Mexico in the last 40-plus years, this will be the first time that SCORE has held a race in Rosarito Beach. SCORE Baja races have been held numerous times in Ensenada and San Felipe, several times in La Paz, a few times in Mexicali, Santo Tomas, Ojos Negros and Cabo San Lucas, twice in Tijuana and once in Loreto. But never before this year has one bel held in Rosarito Beach.
ENSENADA, Mexico — To further enhance SCORE International’s presence in the market and to grow exposure for SCORE teams and sponsors, SCORE International has committed to be the presenting sponsor of the upcoming 2nd annual International Off-Road & UTV Expo. The rapidly expanding public event will be held Sept. 23-25 at WestWorld, the renown multi-use facility in Scottsdale, Ariz.
“This is obviously a very busy time of year for us preparing for our final two races of the 2016 SCORE World Desert Championship as well as our significant presence at two other prominent public trade shows, but this opportunity was one we couldn’t pass up,” commented Jim Ryan, SCORE Director of Sales and Marketing. “The Arizona market is a core base for SCORE teams, supporting businesses and a great fan base to be directly involved as we advance toward the SCORE Baja 1000 50th anniversary in November 2017. We will have an exciting display at the International Off-Road & UTV Expo this year and look forward to working with the event to expand and grow even larger than it was in its initial year.”
ROSARITO BEACH, Mexico — Enjoying rare respites from his consuming life as an accomplished Americna businessman and film producer, Gary Magness has drawn the first starting position in the featured SCORE Trophy Truck division for next week’s internationally-televised Rosarito Beach 20th SCORE Desert Challenge.
Born in Bozeman, Mont., raised in Texas, Magness, who lives and conducts much of his business out of Denver, drives his No. 45 Mango Racing Ford F-150 in SCORE Trophy Truck, the marquee SCORE racing division for high-tech, 850-horsepower unlimited production trucks. At the midway point in the SCORE season, Magness is third in the season point standings in SCORE Trophy Truck.
CORONA, California – Magpul and Casey Currie are proud to announce a new partnership with a desert-racing focus, covering the remaining races of 2016 and continuing into 2017. Under this new partnership, Casey in the Magpul Trophy Truck Jeep will be competing in the Baja 1000 this November, and the Mint 400, Baja 500 and Baja 1000 in 2017.
Both parties are excited to see what can be achieved when you combine Casey’s experience and success in desert racing with Magpul’s increased support. Magpul and Casey have had a partnership for the last several years but this new Trophy Truck Jeep provides a new, larger platform where fans of both brands can unite in their passion for the outdoors, off-road racing and adventure.
CYPRESS, Calif. – Yamaha Racing’s Corry Weller won The Off-Road Championship Series’ (TORC) first ever Pro Stock UTV Class this past Labor Day weekend in Crandon, Wisconsin. Weller’s victory in the YXZ1000R marks the pure sport Side-by-Side vehicle’s first national championship in its debut year of racing.
The U.S. Forest Service will hold open houses at district offices on the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests in September and October to provide the public with opportunities to talk with forest staff about local issues, district projects, and forest plan revision.
The open houses will have a flexible format, allowing the public to come at any time during the specified hours and talk directly with Forest staff one-on-one. District rangers and members of the forest plan revision team will be present from 3 to 6 pm on each of the following days and locations:
CJ Greaves was the big winner this season, taking home both the PRO 4WD and PRO 2WD TORC Series titles for the second year in a row with a pair of Crandon podiums. Kyle Hart finished second in Saturday’s Atturo Tires PRO Light race to lock down his first-ever TORC Series title.