Sheldon Creed is a talented driver – that is no secret. In order to win in off-road racing, you’ve got to be willing to hang it all out there, and that is exactly what Sheldon did recently at the Stadium Super Trucks race on the road’s to Mike’s Sky Ranch in Baja California. The event was dubbed the “Baja Bob’s Mike’s Peak Ultimate Race To The Top” in honor of Robby Gordon’s late father Bob Gordon. Watch as Creed exhibits maximum control by drifting his Stadium Super Trucks racecar around this corner right into a jump over a creek. Even the slightest error could have send him sideways into trees and spectators.
AUSTIN, Texas – The all-new 2017 Nissan Armada full-size SUV has been named “SUV of Texas” by the Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA) in their 2016 Texas Truck Rodeo, an annual event that puts the industry’s best truck, SUVs and CUVs through a grueling two-day evaluation.
Seeing a motorcycle or an ATV jump a rhythm section is one thing. Being able to hit consecutive jumps in a truck, with more weight and horsepower (and a smaller margin of error), is quite a bit different. Check out this awesome video clip of this pre-runner airing it out on these huge back to back jumps.
Monroe, MI – The DynoMax Performance Exhaust “Muffler Promotion” is back by popular demand, delivering sound, performance and value – in the form of a $25 Visa Prepaid card* – to enthusiasts who purchase a qualifying DynoMax VT or Ultra Flo welded muffler or muffler assembly this fall.
“After a long summer of ‘drone,’ fall is the perfect time to replace your loud performance muffler with a drone-free DynoMax VT muffler or one of our rich, throaty Ultra Flo mufflers,” said Chris Gauss, director, performance products, Tenneco.
Line-X has already enjoyed tremendous success as a franchiser of high-performance spray-on bedliners, but this week at the SEMA Show, the company announced that is expanding its Truck Gear line of aftermarket parts in a unique fashion that stays true to the company’s roots.
Former Indycar driver, NASCAR driver/team owner, short-course race series promoter and desert racing superstar Robby Gordon set the fastest qualifying time in the featured SCORE Trophy Truck division during the special qualifying session held at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in conjunction with SEMA week Tuesday night. Gordon will start in the number one spot for next week’s 47th annual Tecate SCORE Baja 1000.
TORRANCE, Calif. – The Toyota U.S.A. Foundation has a new leader. Longtime Toyota veteran and community activist Michael Rouse, who currently serves as vice president of diversity, philanthropy and community affairs is now president of the Foundation. Rouse assumes this new role in addition to his current responsibilities.
If you love anything automotive, SEMA is a wonderland. The problem is that the general public can’t just buy tickets and stroll in. Nope, the Special Equipment Manufacturers Association Show is for the automotive industry, so unless you know someone or work within the industry in some capacity, chances are you’re not getting in. The good news is that the media is allowed in, so we can show the general public all the cools things they wouldn’t otherwise see at the show.
From concept vehicles to new product unveils, celebrity appearances and booth girls, there’s eye candy in every direction at the Las Vegas Convention Center this week. Check out our photo highlights of the show for all of the coolest off-road vehicles and gear. We’ll update the gallery throughout the week of the show, so be sure to check back and drool a little at all the cool stuff.
MaxTrac Suspension has a new lowering kit that drops F-150s three inches in the front and five inches in the rear. The system is designed for easy installation — no C-notch or gas-tank removal required. Up front, shorter MaxTrac coils replace the stock springs. The rear uses a flip kit and new shackles with the stock leafsprings. Replacement rear gas-charged twin-tube shocks are included, as are U-bolts and all necessary hardware. No cutting or welding is required. MaxTrac also offers other lowering kits and components to drop F-150s anywhere from one inch to six inches. All MaxTrac products are backed by a limited lifetime warranty.