Clackamas, OR — Warn Industries is proud to announce their 2016 King of the Hammers Contingency Program for competitors in the Ultra4 King of the Hammers races February 3rd – February 5th. A total of $2450 will be offered to drivers in Friday’s Nitto King of the Hammers race, Thursday’s Smittybilt Every Man Challenge race and Wednesday’s Polaris RZR KOH UTV race. Additional details are listed below.
RENO, NEV., USA – Celebrating another decade of excellence, seeing if a celebrated Mexican racer can win four straight years as well as starting and finishing for the first time on the Malecon in the heart of town are just three of the story lines awaiting racers from around the world who will start official pre-running next week for the 30th Annual SCORE San Felipe 250 in Baja California, Mexico.
The season-opening event of the five-race internationally-televised 2016 SCORE World Desert Championship will be held Feb. 24-28 in San Felipe, the quaint fishing village on the Sea of Cortez, 125 miles south of the U.S. Border at Calexico, Calif.
Corona, CA: For 20 years, T-Rex Grilles has grown from a small billet grille company to the world leader in aftermarket grille design and manufacturing. This unrelenting passion to building the best grille products available is the true measure of American craftsmanship and it shows in every product created. T-Rex is proud of such a significant achievement and vows to continue manufacturing highly appealing grille products.
CYPRESS, CA – In the motorsports arena, Toyo Tires continually strives for excellence, while demonstrating its diversity in the sport. During the 2015 racing season, Team Toyo’s Kyle LeDuc was crowned Pro 4 Class Champion in the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series (LOORRS), making him back-to-back champ. His 900-horsepower #99 Monster Energy / Toyo Tires Ford F-150 relied on Toyo Open Country M/T-R tires for a record-breaking 12-wins-in-a-row.
DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (January 25, 2016) – Applications are now being accepted on SEMA’s website for industry leaders to present seminars at the 2016 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, NV. An emphasis will be on dynamic speakers with proven experience in the areas of “building a business,” and “social media”.
As the premier automotive trade event in the world, the SEMA Show is where manufacturers and buyers from more than 130 countries gather to grow their businesses and careers. In addition to featuring new products and trends, the SEMA Show provides the automotive industry with a single place to network in person and learn new business strategies from top experts.
Arroyo Grande, California – Rugged Radios is excited to announce a new handheld radio that is ready for any adventure, the waterproof RH5X. This 5 watt, dual band radio is built to IP 57 standard and can handle being submersed in 3 feet of water for up to 30 minutes. Go the distance with 5 watts of power backed with a long lasting 1800 mHa Li-ion battery.
Los Angeles, CA – (January 25, 2016) – Red Bull Global Rallycross and BFGoodrich Tires are pleased to announce a multi-year agreement that will see BFGoodrich become the official tire supplier for the Red Bull GRC series. The agreement will commence immediately in preparation of the opening race of the 2016 Red Bull GRC season, and covers both the Supercar and GRC Lites classes.
“We are extremely excited to partner with BFGoodrich as our exclusive tire supplier in Red Bull GRC competition,” said Red Bull Global Rallycross CEO Colin Dyne. “BFGoodrich’s legacy, both in and out of motorsport, is second to none, and we look forward to working with them as one of our most integral partners beginning with this season.”
San Diego, CA – For the eighth consecutive year, the world-renowned Polaris RZR Mint 400 presented by BFGoodrich Tires has once again partnered with the Golden Nugget Las Vegas as the “Official Host Hotel” for the 2016 Mint 400.
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has extended the comment period for an additional 14 days on potential changes to the Proposed Plan as set forth in the Greater Sage Grouse Bi-State Distinct Population Segment (BSSG) Forest Plan Amendment/Final Environmental Impact Statement. The United States Forest Service (USFS) was the lead agency for preparing the environmental impact statement (EIS) and land use plan amendment (LUPA). The BLM, a cooperating agency, is proposing to amend the Carson City District Office Consolidated Resource Management Plan (RMP) and the Tonopah Field Office RMP based on the analysis in this EIS. Public comments will now be accepted through January 29, 2016.
Following release of the Final EIS and Proposed Plan, the BLM determined based on protests received and additional internal reviews that additional changes to and a clarification of the Proposed Plan was required. The clarification and changes include: (1) setting disturbance caps within BSSG habitat; (2) adjusting buffers for tall structures near active or pending leks; (3) adding a restriction for new high-voltage transmission lines; and (4) additional management direction for habitat connectivity. The environmental consequences of the proposed changes and clarification have been analyzed as part of the EIS/LUPA process.
At the 2016 running of the Best in the Desert (BITD) BlueWater Resort & Casino Parker “425” presented by Impact, racers will be greeted with an all-new starting format. The day’s first race will feature classes 1000, 1100, 1200, 1700,1800, 2000, 2400, 3000, 3700, 6000 and 8100 This group of race vehicles will stage 5:15 AM Saturday morning, February 6th, at the “Parker Python,” adjacent to the main pit located just outside downtown Parker. These classes will then start the race, beginning at 6:00 a.m. Some of these classes will compete for two laps, with the remaining classes running three laps. This first race will feature a Gran Prix Finish, which means when the overall leader receives the checkered flag, all others crossing the finish line after that will also receive the checkered regardless of how many laps they have completed.
The second race of the day will feature the Trick Truck class, along with classes 1500, 6100, 7200 and 8000. These racers will stage at 12 noon at the “Parker Python.” From there, they will be escorted to the starting line located on California Ave. in the middle of downtown Parker. The winner of the Time Trials will get the solo green flag start at 1:30 PM. The rest of the field will start one at a time at 30-second intervals following that. All of these racers will compete for three laps with no Gran Prix Finish.