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.
Fort Mill, SC – General Tire and Jeepspeed announced today that General Tire has agreed to a multi-year sponsorship to continue as the official tire of the Jeepspeed Desert Race Series beginning January 2015. Since 2008, General Tire has been the official tire of Jeepspeed with teams utilizing the famed GRABBER tire. The partnership has allowed Jeepspeed to offer its competitors affordable racing within the Best in the Desert (BITD) Series where budget-conscious racers can compete on the same race courses as the pros.
St. Philip, Barbados - One of global motor sport’s most versatile stars, Robby Gordon will compete at next week’s Race Of Champions in Barbados. The American driver will also bring his mighty Stadium Super Trucks, which are some of the most spectacular vehicles in the sport. Gordon joins a ROC 2014 field featuring greats from Formula 1, MotoGP, Le Mans, IndyCar, NASCAR, World Rallycross and Touring Cars. Tickets are available via www.raceofchampions.com for ROC 2014 at Bushy Park Barbados on December 13-14.
Bar None Auction is conducting a racetruck, racecar trailer and racing parts auction at Speed Technologies Shop in Reno, Nevada, on December 22th. Bidding will begin sharply at 10:00 a.m. and take place online and onsite at 9716 Virginia Street, Suite 100, Reno, Nevada 89511.
Ultra4 Racing has recently announced the availability of 2015 King of the Hammers and Everyman Challenge t-shirts. These shirts feature the name of every KOH qualified and EMC registered driver over the 2015 date on the back! Available in mens, womens, and childrens sizes. Something for the whole family!
Long Beach, Calif., Dec. 8, 2014 – An expanded product offering of performance lift kits, shock absorbers, off-road protective products and more are highlighted in the new Rancho Master Catalog (RAN-0814). The new catalog – which includes several of Rancho’s new six-inch, U.S. Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 126 (FMVSS-126) certified kits – also features a new Rancho suspension lookup guide that allows for easier inventory management.
“The new master catalog represents some of the latest, most exciting product innovations and developments in the Rancho product line,” said Chris Gauss, director, performance products, Tenneco. “From reaching new heights with six-inch lift kits, FMVSS-126 certified systems, an expanded performance shock, stabilizer and strut offering and more, this catalog serves as the one-stop spot for anything you need from Rancho.”
In an ongoing effort to expose off-road racing to new audiences globally, Mad Media and The Martelli Brothers bring you the full, feature-length version of the 2011 General Tire Mint 400 on YouTube!
Montclair, CA: Calling the Baja 1000 the “Super Bowl of Off-Road Racing” just doesn’t do it justice sometimes. This years 1,275 mile course traversed east and west across the beautiful peninsula as it snaked from Ensenada south to La Paz. After spending months preparing the #185 Rigid Industries Jimco Truggy and weeks pre-running the course, Justin “El Rey” Davis was ready to chase down his third Baja 1000 win at the age of 21 years old.
RENO, Nev. — After 2,315.8 dusty and grueling desert racing miles, 12 of the world’s best desert racers have survived the challenge of the five-race 2014 SCORE World Desert Championship to earn coveted 2014 SCORE Milestone Awards. The 12 drivers, competing in seven different Pro classes for cars and trucks, earned their prestigious honors by finishing every required mile in the World’s foremost Desert Racing Series. The 2014 SCORE World Desert Championship ended recently with the 47th Annual Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 peninsula run from Ensenada to La Paz, Mexico.