BRIGHTON, Mich. – Some vehicles, under higher load or high-speed use, may have issues with fluid leaks from the differential or transmission vent. To address these types of fluid control problems, Lingenfelter Performance Engineering has created a uniquely-designed Universal Differential and Transmission Vent Bladder Kit. It was developed to be the ideal solution for high-performance vehicles that are required to have a closed differential system by some sanctioning bodies. In addition, off-road vehicles whose differential and/or transmission may become submerged in water can also benefit from the installation of this high-quality Lingenfelter vent bladder.
CRANDON, WISC. — Adding to its recent announcement that new corporate partner Londerville Steel Enterprises had taken a title sponsor role for the upcoming Londerville Super Challenge Off-Road races, Crandon International Raceway today added Rugged Radios to a growing list of prestigious brands associated with the legendary facility. Based in Arroyo Grande, Calif., the manufacturer of high-quality radio and intercom equipment has been named “Official Communications Supplier” for Wisconsin’s famed off-road racing “Big House,” which celebrates its 46th anniversary in 2015.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Through a new, mutually exclusive partnership with Keystone Automotive Operations, all North American LINE-X franchises will now be fully supported with an extensive distribution network and dedicated customer support. As the exclusive accessories distributor of LINE-X, Keystone will be the only supplier of LINE-X’s exclusive aftermarket product line, Truck Gear by LINE-X. The partnership with Keystone will offer streamlined logistics support through a dedicated distribution network and will open the door to a greater variety of future Truck Gear products and accessories.
Poway, CA — BILSTEIN Shock Absorbers, the leader in automotive suspension technology, announced the launch of their new 8125 Series. This highly engineered product line is designed for the serious off-road enthusiast, and is a declaration of BILSTEIN’s commitment to revamp their efforts in the off-road industry.
The Sahara Desert Challenge (SDC 2015) is the adventure expedition of the moment in West Africa, a challenge “made in Portugal” that leaves no one indifferent around the world, from the smallest to the more adventurous, a perfect trip for anyone who wants to live in the first person, in a “non-competitive”, the sensations of the original African Rally Dakar, who remained on the continent for 29 years.
RANCHO CORDOVA, CA: A record breaking 115 drivers took part in the 2015 MetalCloak Stampede held at the Prairie City SVRA park outside of Sacramento. With thousands of fans present for a full day of racing, the event was the largest to date for ULTRA4 Racing at the park in both car count and spectator turnout. The 2014 Nitto Tire National Champion, Loren Healy wasted no time in establishing dominance in the 4400 class and maintained his lead throughout the weekend.
Prescott, Ariz. (May, 2015) – Centerforce has always been a huge supporter of grassroots motorsports: drag racing, circle track, road racing, off-road and drifting. In an effort to expand on previous sponsorship programs, Centerforce has partnered with the industry leader in contingency program management, Contingency Connection.
Off Road Business Association BOD Chairman, Greg Adler president/CEO of Transamerica Auto Parts, and Fred Wiley, President/CEO of the Off-Road Business Association, recently met with the U.S. House of Representative Speaker John Boehner and local House member David Valadao (21st district CA) to discuss the Off-Highway Vehicle community and public lands access.
La Paz, BC. Mexico—In the run up to Dakar 2016, Robby Gordon and his second HST Gordini took back to back wins at the NORRA Mexican 1000 and Dos Mares 500 in Baja California, Mexico. Robby raced the newly built replica of his original HST Gordini that was designed specifically for the Dakar Rally and is equipped with the 6-speed Albins ST6-i sequential gearbox. While the elevation and temperatures of the Andes Mountains in South America cannot be replicated in Baja, Robby was very pleased with the car’s performance. The suspension, gearbox, braking and handling of the car were perfect, running flawlessly throughout the event.
Monroe, MI – Team DynoMax swept four of the top five spots at the ULTRA4 MetalCloak Stampede at Prairie City State Vehicular Recreation Area, Calif., this past weekend. Loren Healy finished first, Shannon Campbell second, Wayland Campbell third and Levi Shirley fifth during the weekend’s main ULTRA4 4400 series race. In the 4500 series race, DynoMax drivers Shawn Rants took first and Justin Hall placed second.