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Borla Performance announced today the launch of their new cat-back exhaust system for the 2011 through 2015 models of the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. The system will be debuted on several Jeeps built by John Williams at Impulse Off Road, Dennis Wood at Teraflex Suspension, and Dan McKeag at Dakota Customs at the 2015 Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, Utah, March 28 – April 5, 2015. Borla is the pioneer and leading manufacturer of aerospace-grade T-304 stainless steel performance exhaust systems.

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BRC is honored to announce an exciting partnership which will serve to provide all of our members a substantial benefit, and we ask that you consider a donation to this project today.

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STOW, OH
– Team M/T racers thrilled the crowd this past weekend during round one and two of Lucas Off Road Racing Series (LOORRS) competition on Mickey Thompson tires.

Brad DeBerti, who launched his inaugural Pro Lite competition season this year, was on top of the podium in the Pro Lite class in both rounds one and two. DeBerti races with Mickey Thompson’s Baja ATZp3 tires.

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Erfoud, Morocco
–After battling heavy snowstorms over the Atlas Mountains on Tuesday, competitors finally reached Erfoud, Morocco—the gateway to the Sahara Desert–to take the start line for the 25th edition of the Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles on Wednesday afternoon.

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Excitement reaches new levels for the Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles as 10 teams from the United States will compete in this year’s edition – slated March 20 – April 4.  The grueling off-road rally has gained the well-deserved reputation as the toughest all-women’s sporting event as competitors drive and navigate across southern Morocco’s challenging landscape with only a compass, set of outdated maps, a ruler, and their strength as a team.  A bucket list event, the field of American teams has doubled since 2014.

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Photo: Bloomberg

According to report today from Automotive News, Mercedes-Benz plans to launch its first pickup truck by 2020, but unless you live overseas on in Latin America, it’s not clear whether North America will be seeing it.

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CYPRESS, CA
– Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp continues with the ‘All or Nothing’ mantra as they announce that Toyo Tires® will be the Official Tire of SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road for 2015.  This marks the third season that Toyo Tires has supported the series, and the second year that all Stadium SUPER Trucks (SST) will compete on Toyo Open Country A/T II tires. Toyo Open Country tires are known for their traction, durability, and uniformity, all critical to the performance of the 600-plus horsepower SST trucks.

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.
– Arie Luyendyk Racing (ALR) announced today that it has extended its relationship with Cooper Tire & Rubber Company as the official tire supplier for Arie Luyendyk Jr.’s Pro 2 in TORC: The Off-Road Championship season.

SCORE-Baja-Sur-500-Logo-3-23-15RENO, Nev. — Southern gentleman Clyde Stacy, of Bristol, Va., received the honor of drawing the first starting position for next month’s history-making Inaugural Bud Light SCORE Baja Sur 500 desert race in his No. 5 RPM Racing Chevy Rally Truck that will race in the marquee SCORE Trophy Truck division for high-tech, 850-horsepower, unlimited production trucks. The drawing was held Tuesday in Reno, Nev. where SCORE’s corporate headquarters is located.

Stacy and his protégé Carlos ‘Apdaly’ Lopez of Tecate, Mexico, finished third in January in the season-opening Bud Light SCORE San Felipe 250 in Baja, Mexico.

SCORE International, for over four decades known as the world’s foremost desert racing organization, is taking another giant step into the future as Round 2 of the 2015 SCORE World Desert Championship will mark the first time in its storied history that SCORE will present a race entirely in Baja California Sur, on the southern end of the Mexico’s majestic Baja California peninsula.

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The General Tire Mint 400 was a record setting high when over 330 entries were ready to do battle for the 2015 Great American Off-Road Race. This years race would have 5 days worth of festivities, two packed races and a new spectator friendly course that would allow fans to be able to be apart of the action. With all the hype leading up the Mint 400, Banning Motorsports was ready to grab their piece of the spotlight.