Newry, Maine (October 14, 2014) – The snowy mountains of Maine will once again echo with the throaty roar of 900-horsepower off-road Pro 4 trucks as Red Bull Frozen Rush returns to the slopes for the second year in a row on January 8-9, 2015. The raw power and impressive speed of these machines will be put to the test by some of Mother Nature’s harshest winter conditions, as the trucks race head-to-head over jumps, around gates and down ski slopes. The action-packed competition will air on NBC as part of the year-long Red Bull Signature Series, the most progressive action sports event property in the world.
Parker, AZ – After two solid days of intense Trophylite competition at the Best In The Desert Bluewater Desert Challenge in Parker, AZ. the margin of victory was razor thin. After Saturday’s heat race, Louis Chamberland, driving Jeff Mortis’ truck, had only seconds over 2nd place finisher Todd Jackson and 3rd place Logan Holladay. Chamberland set the fastest lap of the weekend on his way to the win and picked up the bonus money that goes with it. Mike McCarthy returned to the series driving his Ford powered Trophylite and was rewarded with the 4th place spot.
RENO, Nev. — SCORE desert racers Randy Wilson, T.J. Flores and Justin Smith will all be featured in the SCORE spotlight during tonight’s SCORE DirtLive HD Internet show at 7 p.m. (PT) as SCORE accelerates preparations for next month’s 47th Annual Tecate SCORE Baja 1000.
The granddaddy of all desert races is the season finale of the five-race SCORE World Desert Championship. This year’s iconic adventure, Nov. 11-15, will be a race of approximately 1,292 miles down Mexico’s majestic Baja California peninsula, starting in Ensenada, Baja California Norte and finishing in La Paz, Baja California Sur.
Corona, CA: Forrest Lucas is an American icon. In the past 25 years he has built Lucas Oil Products, Inc., into an industrial empire. But this film, shot over the past two years by Director Brad Grimm and written by Adam Cicco is not the usual recounting of an entrepreneur’s genius highlighting factory production lines and mega business triumphs. Instead, it is a moving, sometimes sad recounting of an extraordinary life well lived by a man who understands that his poverty riven upbringing gives him a different perspective on life along with great concern for everything he touches.
Coldwater, MI — 2015 is shaping up to be an exciting year with redesigned trucks arriving from both Ford and General Motors. BDS Suspension has been hard at work developing new products and is proud to announce now shipping FIRST TO MARKET 2.5″ leveling kits and 6″ suspension systems for the new aluminum-body 2015 Ford F150 4WD trucks.
More than 100 drivers from 17 states and 4 countries are set to race at the ULTRA4 Nitto National Championship presented by 4 Wheel Parts next week in Reno, NV! Over 350 guests are confirmed to attend the first ever ULTRA4 Banquet, where we will be honoring all the winners from the East and West Coast Series as well as the Nitto National Championship!
RENO, Nev. — Through the fourth of five races in the 2014 SCORE World Desert Championship, 16 of SCORE’s toughest drivers remain in the hunt to earn 2014 SCORE Milestone Awards. Two of SCORE races to date were both approximately 250 miles each, one in San Felipe, Mexico and one in Plaster City, Calif., USA while June’s Tecate SCORE Baja 500 was nearly 450 miles in Ensenada, Mexico and September’s Rigid Industries SCORE Desert Challenge was around 125 miles in Imperial Valley, Calif., USA.
Leading the way in the chase for 2014 SCORE Milestone Awards are four amazing racers in the featured SCORE Trophy Truck division, four in Class 19 for stock UTVs and three in Class 1/2-1600 for single or two-seat open wheelers powered by 1600cc VW engines.
The four SCORE Trophy Truck drivers who have completed every race mile so far this season are also the top four class point leaders Gus Vildosola Jr, Mexicali, Mexico (No. 21 Ford Raptor), Steven Eugenio, El Centro, Calif. (No. 7 Chevy Silverado), Clyde Stacy, Bristol, Va. (No. 5 Chevy Rally Truck) and B.J. Baldwin, Las Vegas (No. 1, Chevy Silverado). SCORE Trophy Truck is the sport’s marquee racing division for high-tech, 850 horsepower unlimited production trucks.
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA – Falken Tire, one of the most recognized full-line challenger tire brands, is heading to the 2014 SEMA Show with an all-new exhibit and consumer retail strategy. Already a leading brand among competition-minded consumers thanks to its deep motorsports roots, Falken is now focusing its sights on introducing all value-minded car and truck tire buyers to its product line.
To highlight its expanded tire portfolio as well as an entirely new collection of dealer tools and retail elements, Falken will sport a brand-new look for the 130,000+ automotive industry professionals expected at the November 4 – 7 SEMA Show in Las Vegas. Falken will unveil a new showroom-style exhibit at the Las Vegas Convention Center and attendees are invited to be the first to see it (Booth 41013 South Hall).
MINNEAPOLIS — Polaris Defense, a division of Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) is excited to announce the launch of the DAGOR™ ultra-light combat vehicle, at the 2014 Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting, in Washington, D.C. , Oct. 13-15. The DAGOR was designed and tested, and is now under contract and in production – all in less than two years – leveraging Polaris’ world class off-road engineering and design capability, to meet an emerging threat to SOF and light infantry forces.
POMONA, Calif. – The 2014 Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo powered by General Tire drew more than 67,000 fans to Pomona on October 4 and 5, up more than three percent over last year. Fans braved the Southern California heat to check out the hottest collection of off-road vehicles, products and accessories. From Red Bull motocross trials to hands-on off-road ride and drives, the annual event showcased 325 exhibitors, seven interactive demos and more than 10 acres of hands-on off-road fun, at Fairplex.
“The weekend was packed with off-road enthusiasts from all over the country and we are thrilled with the increased fan and exhibitor turnout this year,” said Off-Road Expo Marketing Manager Jessica Kirchner. “Both attendees and exhibitors were extremely pleased with this year’s event and we’re all looking forward to next year’s expo, set to take place October 3 and 4, 2015.”