Herbst Landshark Truggy
The Herbst Truggy was a vehicle that truly pushed the limits of off-road desert racing. It helped redefine the concept of “Unlimited” restrictions in Class 1, and in some ways it truly embraced the idea that a pretty looking race car has about the same value on a race course as a blown engine.

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Ford unveiled the payload and towing capability of its new F Series heavy-duty Super Duty trucks, claiming the “most towing and hauling capability and the most horsepower and torque of any heavy-duty pickup truck,” which includes a whopping 925 lb.-ft. of torque and 32,500 pounds of max towing capacity.

AMA-logo-230Editor’s Note: The AMA has been fighting for lowering the content of ethanol in fuel in regards to motorcycles and other powersports vehicles. See their recent press release on the subject below.

PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The American Motorcyclist Association told the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that it should stop increasing the amount of required ethanol in the nation’s fuel supply and, instead, lower the Renewable Volume Obligations for 2017.

The comments submitted to the EPA were accompanied by the signatures of 18,162 motorcyclists, all-terrain-vehicle owners and others who are concerned that increased amounts of ethanol in their fuel could void warranties, damage engines and harm other components on their vehicles.

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The Jeep brand is celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2016, and to date there have been a number of ways the company has marked this milestone. Earlier in the year at the 2016 Easter Jeep Safari, an event that was celebrating its own 50-year milestone, we had the chance to take out the 75th Anniversary models on the trail in Moab.

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
– In a complete role reversal of Saturday afternoon’s race, Sheldon Creed captured Sunday’s exciting SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks Presented by TRAXXAS (SST) closing event of the Honda Indy Toronto in Toronto, Ontario, Canada by besting his TRAXXAS teammate, and Saturday’s winner, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia driver Matt Brabham by a margin of .004 seconds.

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Compton, California (July 15, 2016)
– This Saturday, July 16, 4 Wheel Parts will hold the grand opening celebration for its newest retail store in Richmond, Virginia. The official opening of this 75th retail location represents a new milestone for the global leader in off-road performance product sales and installation. With the company in the midst of an aggressive North American expansion, the event comes on the heels of recent grand openings in Jacksonville, Florida and Langley, BC, Canada.

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ROSARITO, Mexico
— Something old, something new and someplace very, very special awaits the SCORE desert racing community as online racer registration for the upcoming internationally-televised Rosarito Beach 20th SCORE Desert Challenge has officially opened.

Bryce Menzies prepares for his upcoming project "New Frontier" at Thunderhorse Ranch in Campo, California, USA on June 10, 2016

Bryce Menzies prepares for his upcoming project “New Frontier” at Thunderhorse Ranch in Campo, California, USA on June 10, 2016

Desert and short-course off-road racer Bryce Menzies will be using his Pro 2 race truck for something other than racing next month, as he will attempt a 300-foot off-road jump in a ghost town in the Southwest next month. The event is supported by his sponsors Red Bull and Pennzoil, and in a formal press release testing the event the jump is described as symbolizing “both the progression of his career and his leap into international racing.”

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Baja is both majestic and tough and this weekend you can see it from a two wheel point of view. Join the Rip to Cabo dirt bike adventure as the Desert Assassins ride the length of the Baja peninsula this Saturday on ABC’s World of X Games at 1:30 p.m. PST and 2:30 p.m. EST.

AMA-logo-230PICKERINGTON, Ohio — Motorcyclists and all-terrain-vehicle riders in three states have discovered booby traps along trails on public lands that place riders, hikers and others at risk, the American Motorcyclist Association reported recently.

In Idaho, Massachusetts and New Hampshire, someone or some group is deliberately trying to harm off-highway-vehicle riders who use trails on public lands. Booby traps also have been reported in recent years along trails in Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico.