The Mint 400 has teamed up with GoPro Cameras to create The Ultimate Off-Road Contest. The Mint 400 is more than just an off-road race. From the parade down the Las Vegas Strip to the monstrous Tech & Contingency to all the parties on the world famous Fremont Street, half the story is the journey to race day and what’s an easier way to document it than with a GoPro? GoPro is putting up an “Everything We Make” package to the person with the raddest photo from the 2014 Mint 400. Yes, one of everything that GoPro makes, including their brand new Hero 3+ camera.
(Agua Dolce, Calif.): From his imposing 6-foot-4-inch stature to his quiet, yet commanding voice to his intense focus on winning, there was nothing common about a man known by so many simply as “Drino.” One of off-road racing’s earliest pioneers and a superstar in the fledgling sport, Miller sadly passed away this week after a long battle with cancer. A longtime resident of Costa Mesa, California, Miller was 72 years old.
Neither Baja nor mother nature could stop the Galindo Motorsports #7 from charging through the pack at the Tecate SCORE San Felipe 250 this past weekend. A last-minute course change due to an overnight winter storm which made the summit section impassable played well into the Galindo teams hands.
SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif., March 6, 2014 — Fox Factory Holding Corp. (Nasdaq:FOXF) (“FOX” or the “Company”) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Sport Truck USA (“Sport Truck”), a full service, globally recognized distributor of aftermarket suspension solutions. Sport Truck primarily designs, markets, and distributes high quality lift kit solutions through its brands, BDS Suspension and Zone Offroad Products.
BDS Suspension offers complete, premium lift kit solutions that are distributed through knowledgeable four-wheel drive shops with the goal of making the purchasing process as easy as possible for consumers. Zone Offroad Products offers entry-level lift kit solutions of the same quality as the more full-featured BDS kits, providing complimentary product lines to dealers and consumers.
Off-Road maniac Josh Daniel has been methodically building his trophy truck program set to launch at the famed Mint 400. After racing for other teams for the past four years, Josh has decided to take destiny into his own hands and build a trophy truck program that is capable of winning in spectacular fashion. Josh is well known for being a fully committed driver not being satisfied with mid pack racing. His new trophy truck, built by Geiser Brothers and finished at Danzio Performance, is the first trophy truck in history to sport a custom twin turbo Danzio Performance engine capable of putting down over 1000 horsepower. Danzio Performance is known for integrating cutting edge technology to improve the performance of their race engines. Additionally, Danzio Performance enlisted the help of Life Racing, Turbonetics, and Rancho Drivetrain to push the limits of performance while maintaining reliability.
Known for its involvement in off-road racing for more than 40 years, BILSTEIN will once again have a presence at all Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series events. New in 2014 will be BILSTEIN’s commitment to the Lucas Oil Modified Series presented by LoanMart. Ten modified events during the season will include a BILSTEIN Trophy Dash. This year’s May 17 event at Las Vegas Motor Speedway will be the Lucas Oil Products ’75′ presented by BILSTEIN.
Dana Point, Calif. – TORC: The Off-Road Championship, the nations premiere short-course, off-road racing series, has announced that Magnaflow, the leading designer and manufacturer of performance exhaust products, will be an Official Series Partner for the 2014 TORC season.
Magnaflow products range from direct-fit converters and cat-back systems to universal mufflers and custom builders kits designed to deliver superior quality, power and sound. Top drivers and car builders have come to rely on the companys products. That roster includes automotive designers and racing legends like Mario Andretti, Chip Foose, Marco Andretti, “Grave Digger’s” Dennis Anderson, Casey Currie, Johnny and CJ Greaves, Vaughn Gittin Jr and Jeremy McGrath.
“The Great American Off-Road Race” set a new world record today, when it announced that the 2014 Mint 400 will field 55 trophy trucks on Saturday March 15th, for their annual epic 400-mile off-road marathon. Trophy trucks are the premier class of off-road racing, and lead the massive group of nearly 300 total race vehicles, spread across 20 different classes.
As the The Mint 400 quickly approaches, FOX is preparing to debut their 40 year anniversary paint scheme on the #76 Trophy Truck of Jesse Jones. In 1974 Bob Fox designed and produced his first FOX motocross air shock. The purpose of the design was to get more out of the bike and gain a competitive advantage. Two short years later, Kent Howerton won the 500cc National Motocross Championship on FOX AirShox.
SAN DIEGO — With all of the final touches put together in post production, tonight’s SCORE Dirt LiveHD internet show will feature special highlights from last week’s 28th Tecate SCORE San Felipe 250 desert race. Round 1 of the five-race 2014 SCORE World Desert Championship series was held last Saturday in San Felipe, Baja California, Mexico.
During the ninth episode of the 2014 SCORE Dirt LiveHD internet show season at 7 p.m. (PST) tonight in the SCORE spotlight will be footage from the start and finish of the grueling 219-mile race along with interviews from some of the fastest finishers along with race Grand Marshall Ivan ‘Ironman’ Stewart and SCORE female SCORE Trophy Truck racer Heidi Steele of San Clemente, Calif.