Toyota-Logo-4-29-14Ann Arbor, Mich. – Toyota will move forward with the planning of its new facility on the York Township, Mich., campus of the Toyota Technical Center to accommodate approximately 250 direct procurement positions currently based in Kentucky following approval of state and local incentives announced today by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and York Township.

“We greatly appreciate the support and encouragement of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, Ann Arbor SPARK, York Township and elected officials across the state as we continue to expand our presence in Michigan,” said Osamu Nagata, President and CEO of Toyota Motor Engineering and Manufacturing North America, Inc.  “The Toyota Technical Center has been the driving force behind our engineering and R&D activities in North America for more than 35 years, so I am pleased and proud that we will continue to grow these operations.  We look forward to strengthening our ties with Michigan even further and making continued investments that will help drive the success of Toyota, our supplier partners and the state for many years to come.”

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Fox recently hit the road and headed south of the boarder to conduct some testing of its new Fox Dual Speed Compression (DSC) adjuster. Cameron Steele was along for the ride to help test the new technology and provide insight on exactly how the new system works.

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- Hot off a top 10 finish at the M.O.R.E. Freedom 250 three weeks ago, Azuñia Racing rolled in to Sin City with a full force effort to conquer Best in the Desert’s Vegas to Reno.  V2R has earned a well-deserved reputation as one of the toughest endurance races in desert racing.  The heavy rains that eroded the 500+ mile racecourse days prior made conditions especially brutal on race day and the #6110 piloted by Azuñia Tequila Founder, Jim Riley, was forced to surrender after a promising start to “The Longest Off-Road Race in America.”

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– Fast paced roads, deep silt beds and rain-ruts were just a few words used to describe this years Best In The Desert  Vegas To Reno race. The other word – domination. Jason Voss, riding on BFGoodrich Baja TAKR2 tires, seized the front starting position in qualifying and never looked back, claiming his second consecutive Vegas to Reno race. This is Voss’ third win of the year.

Radar-Tires-Logo-4-3-14Traverse City, Mich., Aug. 27, 2014 – Radar Tires teams have two attempts at podium finishes this weekend as the TORC: The Off Road Championship heads into its final race of the 2014 season. Armed with the right combination of skill and luck, Radar Tires PRO Light teams have one goal in mind – get the Keys to the Big House at Crandon International Off-Road Raceway, in Wisconsin.

The Radar Tires drivers have come close to the podium with several top-five finishes this season. Now with the final races looming, Luke Johnson, Cam Reimers and Ian Harris are still seeking 2014 TORC season glory. Although out of contention for the championship, the Radar Tires racers want to win at Crandon and finish the season in the top-10; Reimers is seventh and Johnson is ninth in PRO Light standings.

SCORE-Logo-12-5-11RENO, Nev. — Highly successful since its debut in early 2013, the first of two special one-hour shows will highlight the best of SCORE Dirt LiveHD starting on tonight’s SCORE Dirt LiveHD weekly Internet show.  The show will also be re-broadcast continuously on the SCORE website for the week ahead.

Edited by SCORE Dirt LiveHD creator and producer George Antill, tonight’s show is the first of two separate one-hour shows showcasing the increasingly popular SCORE weekly internet show.

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Irvine, Calif. – The 2014 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship came to a close Saturday as Round 12 wrapped up a great season for Monster Energy Kawasaki at Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah. Monster Energy Pro Circuit Kawasaki’s Blake Baggett came up short on the 250 Class championship, but fought hard until the final moto to finish 3-3 on the day for second overall and secured second place in the championship. Behind Baggett was the rookie Chris Alldredge who raced to his first career top-five finish in the first moto and finished sixth overall and Dean Wilson finished eighth overall. In the 450 Class, Brett Metcalfe put in one final ride on his KX450F to finish fifth overall in Utah and secured fourth overall in the championship, while Jake Weimer continued to battle with injuries and decided to sit out the second moto.

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– Ram takes heavy-duty towing and hauling seriously. With this week’s start of 2015 model year Ram 2500 and 3500 Heavy Duty production, the truck world’s “King of the Hill” further adds to its most-capable claims.

Ram 3500 models will offer increased torque ratings of 865 lb.-ft. and an increased payload of 7,390 pounds, while maintaining a class leading maximum tow rating of 30,000 pounds.

Off-Road-Expo-Logo-10-2-12POMONA, Calif. (August 25, 2014) – The 2014 Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo powered by General Tire brings all-things off-road to Fairplex, in Pomona Saturday, October 4 through Sunday, October 5. This year’s expo will feature the hottest off-road vehicles, products and accessories, as well as action-packed Red Bull Motocross trials demonstrations, off-road racing demos, Rubicon Trail off-road ride alongs, ATV and UTV test drives, an RC demo track, autograph signings, bikini contests and more! With more than 300 aftermarket performance vendors and more than 60,000 enthusiasts, Fairplex will burst with a 10-acre off-road party October 4 through October 5.

In addition to the line-up of customized trucks, Jeeps, UTVs, ATVs, side-by-sides, dirt bikes, sand rails and rock crawlers, the expo will come to life with exciting features and entertainment including:

Lucas-Oil-Pro-Motocross-8-14-14MX Sports Pro Racing and Alli Sports, a division of the NBC Sports Group, announced the 2015 schedule for the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing, today, along with flip-flopped dates for four of the series venues.

The 2015 series will kick off at Hangtown in Sacramento, California, on May 16, before coming to Southern California’s Glen Helen Raceway. It will then criss-cross the country, hitting the rest of the 12 venues that made up the 2014 schedule. The only other change is that the Toeele, Utah, and Crawfordsville, Indiana, rounds have been switched so that the series finale will take place in Indiana.