A cool sand-sculpted version of the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado was is on display this weekend in downtown San Diego.

A cool sand-sculpted version of the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado is on display this weekend in Downtown San Diego.

Offering visitors to the Downtown San Diego area a sneak peak of its highly anticipated new truck, Chevrolet featured a giant display highlighting its 2015 Chevrolet Colorado models. The all-new 2015 Chevy Colorado is on display this weekend at the 2015 U.S. Sand Sculpting Championships, and Chevy got into the sand-sculpting excitement by having a sand castle version of the Colorado constructed for the event. (If you missed the video of the Colorado constructed of sand, check it out here.)

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That sand gets in everything, even the all-new 2015 Chevrolet Colorado that takes the stage this weekend at the 2015 U.S. Sand Sculpting Championships. One of the trucks on display this weekend is a Colorado sculpted (mostly) out of sand. It’s mesmerizing to watch it materialize, but even more so more to watch it done in 15 seconds.

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Suwanee, GA
– Alloy USA, a manufacturer of performance drivetrain products, today introduced its line of heavy-duty rear axle shafts for Jeep, Dodge, Ford, International and GM cars and trucks.

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Toyota today released the pricing on the all-new Tundra TRD Pro today. After having announced pricing on the TRD Pro Tacoma and 4Runner, now the complete line of 2015 TRD Pro models has retail pricing before they hit the dealerships.

Arie-THUMB-Luyendyk-Jr-TORC-2-10-14CRANDON, WI – This weekend marks the final event of the TORC 2014 Series Championship. The “Keys to the Big House” event in Crandon, WI will draw more than 45,000 spectators in short course off-road racing’s largest event of the year. Luyendyk Jr. will continue his run for Rookie of the Year honors in the Pro-2 division, entering the final event 8th in points.

The GUNK Pro-2, powered by a 420 cubic inch 900 HP Ford engine, will be put to the test on the largest track of the 14-race TORC calendar. Highlights of this season include a podium in Charlotte, where Arie bounced back from injury to capture a 3rd place finish.

Toyota-Logo-4-29-14Ann Arbor, Mich. – Toyota will move forward with the planning of its new facility on the York Township, Mich., campus of the Toyota Technical Center to accommodate approximately 250 direct procurement positions currently based in Kentucky following approval of state and local incentives announced today by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and York Township.

“We greatly appreciate the support and encouragement of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, Ann Arbor SPARK, York Township and elected officials across the state as we continue to expand our presence in Michigan,” said Osamu Nagata, President and CEO of Toyota Motor Engineering and Manufacturing North America, Inc.  “The Toyota Technical Center has been the driving force behind our engineering and R&D activities in North America for more than 35 years, so I am pleased and proud that we will continue to grow these operations.  We look forward to strengthening our ties with Michigan even further and making continued investments that will help drive the success of Toyota, our supplier partners and the state for many years to come.”

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Fox recently hit the road and headed south of the boarder to conduct some testing of its new Fox Dual Speed Compression (DSC) adjuster. Cameron Steele was along for the ride to help test the new technology and provide insight on exactly how the new system works.

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- Hot off a top 10 finish at the M.O.R.E. Freedom 250 three weeks ago, Azuñia Racing rolled in to Sin City with a full force effort to conquer Best in the Desert’s Vegas to Reno.  V2R has earned a well-deserved reputation as one of the toughest endurance races in desert racing.  The heavy rains that eroded the 500+ mile racecourse days prior made conditions especially brutal on race day and the #6110 piloted by Azuñia Tequila Founder, Jim Riley, was forced to surrender after a promising start to “The Longest Off-Road Race in America.”

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Las Vegas, NV
– Fast paced roads, deep silt beds and rain-ruts were just a few words used to describe this years Best In The Desert  Vegas To Reno race. The other word – domination. Jason Voss, riding on BFGoodrich Baja TAKR2 tires, seized the front starting position in qualifying and never looked back, claiming his second consecutive Vegas to Reno race. This is Voss’ third win of the year.

Radar-Tires-Logo-4-3-14Traverse City, Mich., Aug. 27, 2014 – Radar Tires teams have two attempts at podium finishes this weekend as the TORC: The Off Road Championship heads into its final race of the 2014 season. Armed with the right combination of skill and luck, Radar Tires PRO Light teams have one goal in mind – get the Keys to the Big House at Crandon International Off-Road Raceway, in Wisconsin.

The Radar Tires drivers have come close to the podium with several top-five finishes this season. Now with the final races looming, Luke Johnson, Cam Reimers and Ian Harris are still seeking 2014 TORC season glory. Although out of contention for the championship, the Radar Tires racers want to win at Crandon and finish the season in the top-10; Reimers is seventh and Johnson is ninth in PRO Light standings.