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.
Long Beach, Calif., Dec. 1, 2014 – The Rancho brand will release two new systems soon for the 2015 Ford F-150 4WD truck, including 6-inch (RS66501B) and 4.5-inch (RS66500B) systems that will help to maximize handling and performance off-road and provide a rugged, performance stance to the popular truck series.
Chino Valley, AZ – OR-Fab announced that it is offering the company’s line of Jeep JK Wrangler products in raw-steel. This allows Jeep owners to customize OR-Fab products with custom paint or powder coat colors to personalize their vehicles.
SAN DIEGO — Four decades-plus of the World’s Foremost Desert Racing Organization-SCORE International-will be celebrated Saturday, Dec. 13 at the SCORE Tech Shop in El Cajon, Calif., during the 2014 SCORE Awards Night. The facility is located just east of San Diego.
At the SCORE Tech Shop, nearly 400 SCORE racers, family, friends, crews, sponsors and media will bask in the Southern California sunshine as the SCORE Awards Night will honor the 41-year history and fame of the name which is the standard for desert racing worldwide while celebrating the 2014 SCORE World Desert Championship.
This year will mark the first time that the annual SCORE Awards Night has been held at the SCORE Tech Shop and the sixth time the historic evening will be held in Southern California since 2000, when it was held at Joe’s Garage automotive museum in Tustin, Calif. It was held in San Diego last year as this will be the fifth consecutive year in SoCal for the popular event.
Rigid Industries, a leader in forward projecting LED lighting, partnered with Osram Opto Semiconductors to provide tough, extreme tested products for its new off-road night vision lighting series – the E- and SR-series. These new Rigid infrared (IR) night vision lights complement the full line of Rigid’s visible LED off-road lights. Both versions feature Osram’s high quality, high reliability, infrared LEDs (IRED) and visible LEDs.
The new night visions systems from Rigid feature IR Oslon Black LEDs, supplied by Osram Opto Semiconductors because they are similarly tough with superior reliability. IR Oslon Black delivers IR illumination for night vision operation and, with more than 1W at 1A total optical flux, it is the most powerful single chip, high power IRED available today.
Monroe, Mich. – DynoMax has added a new universal part number to the drone-free DynoMax VT muffler series. The new configuration – ideal for trucks, larger sport utility vehicles and custom fabricated systems – includes DynoMax VT patented valve technology and an innovative, high-flow stainless steel performance design.
El Cajon, Calif. – In one of the most grueling SCORE International Baja 1000 races to date Rob MacCachren’s #11 FOX-equipped Trophy Truck was first to cross the 1275-mile race’s finish line. Sharing driving duties from Ensenada to La Paz with Andy McMillin, the team conquered the hurricane-ravaged Baja terrain and bested over 200 competitors. With a total time of 22 hours, 31 minutes and 28 seconds, the team claimed victory nearly 29 minutes ahead of the next finisher.