Agua Dolce, Calif.: Looking to bring top level, international-style Rally Raid motorsports to North American soil, the National Off Road Racing Association (NORRA) has announced plans for a new three day “Cortez Rally” event for 2015 to be run in conjunction with next year’s General Tire NORRA Mexican 1000. Competitors can run each race separately, or for enthusiasts seeking to take on a longer trans-Baja Rally Raid experience, the two events can be combined to comprise the aptly named seven-day “Cortez Challenge.”
Hot off his first win in the Twin Turbo Trophy Truck at the BlueWater Desert Challenge, Josh Daniel went in to the final race of the 2014 desert racing season with high hopes for a win at Best in the Desert’s Henderson 250. It was apparent after the two-day battle in Parker that the crew at Danzio Performance has mastered the prep work needed for an immaculate truck come race day. After a dominating performance the entire Henderson 250 race, Daniel underwent a seven-minute tire change with ten miles left that handed over the win to Jason Voss. Despite finishing +00:02:10 behind Voss, Daniel plans to carry the momentum in to next season and contest Voss for the 2015 BITD points championship.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road Presented by TRAXXAS announced today its 2015 schedule, which will feature a diverse and exciting mix of venues and track layouts including popular stadium venues, several prominent Verizon IndyCar Series races and prestigious international events.
Newry, Maine – In exactly one month, the roar of 900-horsepower engines and cheering fans will reverberate off the snowy mountains of Sunday River, Maine, as 10 professional off-road racing drivers take to the slopes for the second Red Bull Frozen Rush and kick-off the 2015 Red Bull Signature Series. As the 1.5-mile course gets an extensive upgrade in 2015, so does the viewing experience for off-road racing fans. This year, Red Bull Frozen Rush will be available for the world to watch in real time on connected devices, tablets, mobile phones and computers through Red Bull TV.
SAN DIEGO — King Shocks, Steven Eugenio, Gus Vildosola, Steve Covey and Tony Gera were among the big winners Saturday night as SCORE International officially concluded the 2014 SCORE World Desert Champioship with the annual SCORE Awards Night gala in SoCal at the SCORE Tech facility in El Cajon, Calif., approximately 15 miles east of San Diego.
SCORE Off-Roadsman of the Year awards were presented in 11 categories along with the 22 winners of the SCORE Milestone Awards and the class and overall point champions of Roger Norman’s five-race 2014 SCORE World Desert Championship.
Lansing, Mich. – Air Lift’s RideControl suspension kit is now available to deliver more stability, safety and ride comfort to owners of 2015 Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon pickups when towing heavy loads. The adjustable air springs work with the existing leaf spring suspension to provide up to 2,000 pounds of load-leveling capacity. Air springs are designed to eliminate the common driving problems that occur under the strain of heavy loads, including squat, sway and bottoming out. They also improve rough ride, body roll and braking and steering.
In a time when off-road racing is becoming more and more competitive each year, Jason Voss continually proves that the #1 JIMCO Trophy Truck is the one to beat in the desert. Voss’s win at this weekend’s Best in the Desert Henderson 250 sealed the deal for a second consecutive points championship in the Best in the Desert Series. With previous wins at the Parker 425, Silver State 300 and Vegas to Reno, Voss stamped a fourth victory in his championship quest.
Although there have been rumblings that Toyota’s all-new Tacoma would be unveiled soon, it’s now official that Toyota will pull the cover off its 2016 Tacoma at the Detroit Auto Show next month. In the teaser released today, Toyota says “The all-new 2016 Tacoma will be ready to once again set the benchmark for midsize pickup performance.”
DETROIT – Chevrolet today released a holiday message that Facebook and Twitter users can share to brighten their friends’ days while giving back to their communities through United Way. Chevrolet will contribute $1 to United Way for each share and retweet of Chevrolet’s Facebook post and Tweet of the video up to a total of $500,000.