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Editor’s note: Chrysler posted a story from Brittany and Ashley Hill who attended the family public thank you honoring the life of Jeep icon Mark A. Smith. Images courtesy of Ashley and Brittany Hill, A.K.A. the “Jeep Girls.”

The Smith family’s public thank you to the Jeep community and Jeep Jamboree USA (JJUSA) family for their support of Mark A. Smith’s efforts to promote recreational off-roading took place on Sunday, August 31st at Henningsen-Lotus Park, Lotus, California. The Jeep Girls drove their 2015 Firecracker Jeep Wrangler to say good-bye to an old friend and meet new ones as well.

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Costa Mesa, California (September 12, 2014)
– Off-Road Racing returns to the Orange County Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa, California with two nights of action packed SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road Presented Traxxas racing featuring the high flying Stadium SUPER Trucks, Class 1400 trucks, SPEED Energy SuperMoto, Trophy Kart 450RS and Side x Side racing at the Sand Sports Super Show, September 19th & 20th.

Crandon-Logo-Off-Road-9-10-14CRANDON, WISC. — For 45 years, the sport’s fastest racers have converged on the undulating topography around the tiny hamlet of Crandon, Wisconsin to settle bragging rights and earn a special place in the record books. Bolstered by its iconic heritage, famous race winners and record-setting crowds, much like the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Crandon International Raceway represents an important treasure on the American motorsports landscape.

Wanting to help secure its future as the finest dedicated off-road racing and lifestyle facility in the world, the management team at Crandon International Raceway has now formally joined forces with The Rennsport Group for new marketing and communications initiatives. The partnership began with August’s Crandon Super Challenge event and the recently completed 45th Anniversary World Championship weekend that was the biggest in the track’s long and colorful history.

CalTrend-Seat-Cover-Chevrolet-9-10-14Santa Ana, CA – CalTrend offers superior quality custom seat covers for 2014 Chevy Silverado 1500 series pickups. These seat covers are precision cut to perfectly fit over the vehicle’s front and rear seats, while providing protection against dirt, moisture and excessive wear.  CalTrend seat covers for the 2014 Silverado fit both bucket and split-bench front/rear seat configurations, and include head rest covers, arm rest covers, and feature large seat-back pockets to store personal items.

Using precision computer CAD/CAM systems and superior quality manufacturing techniques, these seat covers fit tight around seat cushions, cup holders, and center consoles. They are also  compatible with side airbags and do not interfere with under seat storage compartments.  CalTrend custom seat covers  are tough and durable, with reinforced seams and resistance to UV light and mildew. Yet, the cushioned foam inner lining provides a soft, comfortable feel that also helps form a perfect fit.

Off-Road-Expo-Logo-10-2-12RENO, Nev. – (September 10, 2014) – SCORE International will continue to have a major impact at this year’s Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo, on Saturday, October 4 and Sunday, October 5, with the introduction of the SCORE Baja 1000 Exhibit at Fairplex in Pomona, Calif. SCORE’s enhanced area in Building 5 will offer desert-racing fans the opportunity to interact with the top desert racing teams in the world while viewing the most radical motorsports vehicles ever developed.

This year’s on-site display will showcase current SCORE desert racing vehicles, drivers and sponsors. SCORE officials will unveil the official Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 course map for the race on Saturday, October 4 at 3 p.m. in Building 5 at Off Road Expo, along with the annual class starting positions draw will take place for all classes except SCORE Trophy Truck and Class 1. Crowd favorite autograph sessions will also take place Saturday, October 4 and Sunday, October 5 from Noon – 2 p.m. each day with many of the stars of the sport, both past and present who have built their legacy in the Tecate SCORE Baja 1000. Additional highlights of the SCORE Baja 1000 Exhibit will be the SCORE Monster Energy Cinema featuring SCOREvision, massive multiple LED screens showing race telecasts that have aired on the CBS Sports Network as well as historical race videos that are part of the legendary legacy of SCORE Baja racing.

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Galindo Motosports is happy to announce it’s return to BFGoodrich Tires. “We’re really happy to be partnered again with BFGoodrich.” Said Eugenio, driver of the #7 Trophy Truck. “We won a lot of races over the years in the limited classes on BFG’s and we think with BFG’s support this is the final piece of the puzzle to grab that first class win in Trophy Truck.”

SCORE-Desert-Challenge-Logo-9-10-14RENO, Nev. — Mexico’s Gustavo Vildosola Jr. has drawn the first starting positions for the upcoming 19th annual Rigid Industries SCORE Desert Challenge, presented by the City of Imperial, Calif. A live drawing was broadcast Tuesday night on the SCORE DirtLive HD Internet Show.

Round 4 of the 2014 five-race SCORE World Desert Championship will have the event split into multiple days with classes divided into groups as is typical with a SCORE Desert Challenge. Each class will run two, eight-lap segments over an eight-mile course at the Coyne Powersports Motorplex near Plaster City, Calif. in Imperial Valley. The race festivities will be held Sept. 25-28 with racing on Friday night, all day and into Saturday evening and Sunday morning and afternoon. The race venue is located approximately 100 miles east of San Diego.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn.
– With help from the passionate Nissan Trucks Facebook fan base, the crowd-sourced, custom-made Project Titan is complete. The ruggedly tailored 2014 Nissan Titan, piloted by two Wounded Warrior Project® Alumni, is now primed with all the necessary equipment to take on the rigorous Alaskan wilderness in an adventure beginning today. Fans can follow along at Facebook.com/nissantrucks.

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DETROIT
– Consumers can customize their brand-new, 2015 Chevrolet Colorado – available at dealers this fall – with a “Build Your Own” tool.

“Our truck lineup is all about giving truck buyers choice,” said Tony Johnson, Colorado marketing manager. “With the Build Your Own site, Colorado customers can equip their truck, request a quote from the dealer and even get a price on their trade-in.”

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RENO, Nev.
— SCORE International announced today its official five-race schedule for the 2015 SCORE World Desert Championship series featuring four races in Baja California, Mexico and one in the United States.