BLACKFOOT, ID: Amazing to believe that the Dirt Riot 2015 regular season of racing is coming to a close this weekend at a brand new location in Grand Junction, Colorado. The final race is a highly anticipated double points race, allowing racers to earn series points for both the Mountain and Southwest series, along with National Points. The National Points race will conclude at the National Rampage on September 26th in Bridgeport, Texas. Fast racing action starts at 9am and will go until at least 4pm with awards immediately following on Saturday August 22nd.
Scott Douglas and his team headed to Bark River, Michigan looking to get back to some very familiar ground as the team looked to regain their momentum for the stretch run of the TORC Series presented by AMSOIL. The weekend in Bark River brought the results that the team can definitely build on heading into Championship Weekend in Crandon.
In the coming months we plan to get behind the wheel of arguably Chevrolet’s most ambitious mid-size truck offering to date, the 2016 Colorado powered by a 2.8-liter turbo-diesel Duramax engine. Even with that new and exciting engine option looming on the horizon, Chevrolet has announced two special edition Colorados that will be offered in the 2016 lineup as well.
(San Juan Capistrano, Calif.,) ~ Ensenada’s Horsepower Ranch, one of the most iconic adventure destinations in Baja, Mexico, has gotten another lease on life thanks to a Southern California-based investment group. Led by former Horsepower Ranch Founding Partner Todd Clement and construction entrepreneur Adrian Hoyle, the new partnership today announced the acquisition of the historic 100-acre facility.
Compton, California – Greg Adler Motorsports and Team 4 Wheel will be flying into Reno, Nevada on August 22-23 to clash with short course off-road racing’s elite drivers on what has been described as the wildest course on the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series circuit. Reno’s Wild West Motorsports Park, with its soaring elevation changes, gravity defying drop-offs and high speed straight-a-ways carved into the Nevada hillside, will provide a stark contrast from the sandy beaches of Baja where the team competed just three weeks ago. And as Adler heads into the self-proclaimed “Biggest Little City in the World” for Rounds 13-14, he sets his sights on finishing the 2015 season with a flourish.
Anytime you have two trucks that finish on the podium after suffering rollovers, you know it was a wild race. The Best In The Desert series, Vegas to Reno race is always tough. This year’s event was more brutal than anyone could have imagined after Northern Nevada was pummeled with rain. The rains left standing water in some areas of the 545 mile course and washed away the top layer of dirt to expose sharp rocks sticking up everywhere. There were also trenches, washouts and ruts that pounded the drivers and their Trophylite race trucks.
RENO, Nev. — Helping to promote the new generation of desert racers, SCORE International has released the current SCORE Dirty Dozen–the ‘Young Guns’ of the 2015 SCORE World Desert Championship. All less than 30 years old and regulars in this year’s series, the SCORE Dirty Dozen represents a cross section of the next generation of SCORE desert racers that have made and continue to emblazon the world of desert racing with their flamboyant skill and dynamic persona.
SCORE, the world’s foremost desert racing organization, features Pro and Sportsman classes for cars, trucks, UTVs, motorcycles and ATVs.
The SCORE Dirty Dozen represents several of the categories of classes with four who race in SCORE Trophy Truck, the marquee SCORE racing division for high-tech, 850-horesepower unlimited production trucks.
For the third consecutive year, Jason Voss has won Best in the Desert’s Vegas to Reno. In one of the toughest, most competitive Vegas to Reno races in recent years, Voss jumped out to an early lead amongst a field of thirty eight other trick trucks and steadily built a gap between the other racers throughout the 545 mile race course full of silt, rock, severe wash outs and rain ruts produced by heavy rainfall leading up to the race. Mile by mile, Voss lengthened his lead until he crossed the finish line in Dayton, NV in just under nine hours, over thirty minutes faster than second place finisher, Luke McMillin.
CRANDON, WISC. – For nearly five decades, the Labor Day off-road racing tradition at Crandon International Off-Road Raceway in Wisconsin has represented the sport’s “Indianapolis 500.” It’s falls on a major summer weekend. It’s a true Midwest tradition. There are huge crowds. It’s a true and organic piece of motorsports Americana.
JOHNSON VALLEY, CA – August 19th, 2015 – Hammerking Productions in conjunction with HeavyMetalConcepts released the trailer for the 2015 Nitto King of the Hammers Presented by 4 Wheel Parts movie titled, “The Kingdom” today. This year’s movie will highlight the intense final showdown between 2011’s King, Erik Miller and 2012’s King, Randy Slawson for the chance to re-claim the throne in 2015.