Roll Cage Testing
Auto manufacturers attempt to simulate “real life” situations all the time in order to see how well their vehicles hold up in certain scenarios. When it comes to off-roading, there’s really no sacrifice for real-time experience. If any manufacturers are looking for a roll cage durability specialist, we hear this guy has some availability.

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The Vision X Shootout presented by KMC, King Shocks and Nitro Gear will be returning Back Door for KOH Week 2017!  The 4th annual event will feature 4-wheel drive off road competition vehicles ranging from SRRS bouncers to ULTRA4s to garage built rock crawlers competing in a shootout format.  Fastest vehicle to complete the course.

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A hybrid F-150 and Mustang have been rumored for a while now, but Ford has officially confirmed the two vehicles are in the pipeline.

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Zero One Racing has been the official Mint 400 “arrive and race” partner for five consecutive years, hosting celebrity racers such as the Red Bull Signature Series host Sal Masekela, Denver Bronco DeMarcus Ware, actor and respected road racer Patrick Dempsey, and actor/comedian Dax Shepard to name a few.  The Mint 400 has a rich history of celebrity racers competing in “The Great American Off-Road Race”  including Steve McQueen, Chuck Norris and James Garner.

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The Red Bull-produced Ride Out With Ronnie Renner show has been good so far, but all good things must come to an end. In the final installment of the three-part series, Renner heads out to Caineville, Utah, for a place he considers his favorite place to ride in the world.

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Earlier this month, Yamaha inducted nine of its ATV, side-by-side, dirt bike and road racing titleholders to its Wall of Champions. The ceremony for the event was held at its office in Cypress, California, with 11 championships acknowledged during the event.

SCORE-Baja-1000-49th-9-12-16ENSENADA, Mexico — Anchored by a special section devoted to a detailed text and pictorial review of the recent 49th SCORE Baja 1000, this month’s Volume 2, No. 12 of the acclaimed SCORE Journal, the colorful monthly on-line digital magazine of SCORE International, is now live.

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The SCORE Journal digital magazine, reaching an average of over 1.8 million unique viewers per issue with an average engagement time of over 51 minutes is a major element in the continuing media expansion that SCORE has implemented. The revamped SCORE website also generates an average of over 2 million monthly unique viewers.

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ENSENADA, Mexico—Christmas comes early for SCORE International during a very special ‘SCORE Saturday’ as all three of the opening rounds of the 2016 SCORE World Desert Championship and last Sunday’s SCORE Baja 1000 Qualifying from the Las Vegas Motor Speedway will have twin repeat airings as one-hour specials on the same day as part of the CBS Sports Spectacular show.

Following the initial early evening airing of the first three races of the season, plus the SCORE Baja 1000 Qualifying, all four shows will all be aired again in a time block of eight consecutive hours.

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GREENVILLE, S.C., Dec. 20, 2016
― BFGoodrich Tires ― the official tire of The Dakar Rally ― culminates its year-long celebration of the 40th anniversary of its first radial all-terrain tire, which revolutionized the light-truck and off-road industry, with the brand’s return to the 2017 Dakar Rally.

After months of race tire development and testing, BFGoodrich engineers and race teams are making final preparations and staging their vehicles in South America for the 8786 kilometer (5460 mile), 12-stage race.  The 39th Dakar Rally begins on Jan. 2, 2017. The race promises to be among the toughest on competitors and vehicles as it weaves through changing terrain and altitude across Paraguay, Bolivia and Argentina.

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The 11th annual Nitto King of the Hammers week will commence with Hammertown opening to the public on Friday, February 3rd, 2017 and continue through Saturday, February 11th, 2017. What is considered the toughest one-day off road race in the world, King of the Hammers (KOH) is also the largest off-road racing event in North America in terms of both competitors and spectators, and the first event of the ULTRA4 Racing season. It combines desert racing and rock crawling, and has expanded from one race to a series of five races held throughout the week and takes place each February in Johnson Valley, CA.