FULLERTON, CA – From Florida to Nevada, Yokohama Tire Corporation’s (YTC) motorsports teams will be in action this week. YTC will be competing at the season opener of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama, March 13-14 at Sebring International Raceway, as well as the Mint 400, March 15 in Las Vegas.
Team Indiana Joans are happy to announce their partnership with Resqme for the 2014 Rallye Aicha des Gazelles. A nine day, all female off road rally through the harsh desert of Morocco, the gateway to the Sahara, the Gazelle Rally is known as one of the toughest motorsports events in the world. GPS is not allowed and all navigation is done with a compass and an old map. Points are awarded for shortest distance between checkpoints, not fastest time.
SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif., March 6, 2014 — Fox Factory Holding Corp. (Nasdaq:FOXF) (“FOX” or the “Company”) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Sport Truck USA (“Sport Truck”), a full service, globally recognized distributor of aftermarket suspension solutions. Sport Truck primarily designs, markets, and distributes high quality lift kit solutions through its brands, BDS Suspension and Zone Offroad Products.
BDS Suspension offers complete, premium lift kit solutions that are distributed through knowledgeable four-wheel drive shops with the goal of making the purchasing process as easy as possible for consumers. Zone Offroad Products offers entry-level lift kit solutions of the same quality as the more full-featured BDS kits, providing complimentary product lines to dealers and consumers.
Versatile Clamp System Can Be Used to Mount Lights, Cameras, Antennas, etc. — Following their debut at the 2013 SEMA Show, Rugged Ridge now has available their new patent pending X-Clamp Mounting System. Designed to be extremely versatile, the new X-Clamp system is an innovative way to mount lights, cameras, antennas and more on any 2.25 – 3-inch diameter tubing, regardless of the vehicle they’re being mounted to.
ARLINGTON, Texas – In front of 54,421 fans inside AT&T Stadium, Team Yoshimura Suzuki’s James Stewart won his second straight Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, race with a dominant performance in the 450SX Class for the 47th win of his career. In the opening race of the Eastern Regional 250SX Class Championship, Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki’s Adam Cianciarulo captured his first career victory in his Monster Energy Supercross debut.
JOHNSON VALLEY, CA – Driver Tony Pellegrino and his co-driver Bryan Lyttle piloted the GenRight / Falken #4485 Ultra4 race car back on the podium again! At the eighth running of the grueling Griffin King of the Hammers (aka: KOH), presented by Nitto tire off-road race in a remote section of the Southern California’s high desert.
Certain extended brake lines for Jeep CJ, Wrangler, Cherokee and Grand Cherokee owners manufactured by CarFlex Auto Co., LTD and sold under the Omix-ADA and Rugged Ridge brands between May 4, 2012 and November 22, 2013 are at risk of leaking fluid around the end fittings and possibly rupturing during their expected installed life. This may decrease available braking and increase the risk of an accident.
John Currie earned his third Everyman Challenge consecutive win today in Johnson Valley, but in spite of the fact that he ran away from most of the field, it didn’t come easy. Brad Lovell challenged Currie for most of the race, although Currie said that he wasn’t aware of Lovell’s presence.
Although thousands of race fans and off-road enthusiasts travel out to Johnson Valley, California, each year to check out the 2014 King of the Hammers first hand, not everyone can make the trek. If you’re at home trying to keep up with the action, be sure to check back with the live feed Ultra4 Racing is putting on all week during the event.
GREENVILLE, SC – BFGoodrich Tires has over a hundred teams on the lake bed sporting some kind of BFGoodrich tread pattern from the brand new Baja T/A KR2 prototype tire on reigning King Randy Slawson’s car, to teams running the more common Krawler T/A or Mud-Terrain T/A.
Saturday at King of the Hammers is a set-up day. The steady stream of vehicles coming down the dirt road seems endless. The tents that were once empty fill up with buggies, tools and tires. BFGoodrich is a tire of choice for many teams.