After news stories surfaced yesterday that Nissan could be purchasing Mitsubishi, today we learn that Nissan in fact has formed a “strategic alliance” as Nissan has purchased a controlling interest with a 34 percent stake in Mitsubishi Motors Corporation for 237 billion yen.
CYPRESS, CA – Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp (Toyo Tires) announced today the company has extended its commitment as the Official Tire of Speed Energy Stadium Super Trucks presented by TRAXXAS for 2016. The racing series has become a global sensation, now with races in the US, Canada, Mexico, Australia and in New Zealand.
Honda recently announced that its Honda Manufacturing of Alabama (HMA) recently celebrated the start of mass production for its all-new 2017 Honda Ridgeline pickup truck, a truck that will go on sale shortly at Honda dealerships across the nation.
CORONA, California – It was the second weekend of races for the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series at Lake Elsinore, and Casey Currie was ready to take on the Pro Lite class at his home track. After the first two rounds in Arizona in his backup track, he was expecting to have his primary truck back in working order for rounds 3 and 4.
Ram truck just announced a new special edition model of its Ram 1500 today, as it will offer a limited-edition it calls the Ram 1500 Stinger Yellow Sport. Sporting a Stinger Yellow paint job, this truck will be available in both Crew Cab 4×2 and 4×4 options.
BJ Baldwin has never made it a secret that one of his idols is the “Ironman” himself, Ivan Stewart. Baldwin has done his best to emulate Stewart’s Ironman approach to off-road racing, as he’s gone on to earn one Baja 500 win and two Baja 1000 victories much like his idol – without a second driver helping shoulder the load.
Baldwin will be formally unveiled at the AMA Supercross finale in Las Vegas this Saturday as the new “Ironman” for Toyota, which has just signed Baldwin to a multi-year sponsorship. Baldwin will field a Tundra TRD Pro Trophy Truck this year in both SCORE International and Best in the Desert races.
Shot in he same area Ford did the majority of its off-road testing for the first-generation F-150 Raptor, the blue oval just whet the appetites for all those clamoring for a better look at the new EcoBoost-powered 2017 Raptor with a new video.
Fort Mill, S.C. – The 2016 NORRA Mexican 1000 race has ended at the tip of the Baja peninsula in Cabo and the Caballo del Diablo team, headed by Boyd Jaynes, captured a first-place finish in the Pioneer 4×4 class and earned the coveted Steve McQueen memorial trophy!
Driver, Boyd Jaynes, and copilot, Brian Godfrey, took on the “Evil Mariachi” theme this year and dressed the part, too, complete with mariachi hats.
The Ram Truck brand will “Dominate the Field” May 7 at this year’s 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby. For the seventh consecutive year, Ram is the “Official Truck” of Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby and the exclusive automotive partner.