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The Mint 400 has released its limited edition 2017 Mint 400 Las Vegas Distillery Moonshine Whiskey recently.  Bottled in a heavy glass bottle and wrapped in a custom Mad Media designed label, the limited edition batch of 500 bottles comes hand numbered by the distiller and carefully packaged in a wood box.  Only 100 of these instant collectors items will be available for purchase to the general public, as the remaining bottles will be gifted to each race team and sponsor of The Great American Off-Road Race.  

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Prescott, Ariz.
– Centerforce Clutches, a leading manufacturer of performance clutches for classic and late model cars and trucks, has just announced its new high inertia steel flywheel for Jeeps equipped with the 4.0L inline 6-cylinder engine. This high quality 40-pound billet steel flywheel is a direct replacement for the stock unit and delivers significant improvements in both on and off-road drivability, especially on Jeeps equipped with large tires.

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4 Wheel Parts President and CEO, Greg Adler, stepped out from behind his desk and into the driver’s seat to take his #210 Ultra4 Jeep to the finish line of what is widely considered the world’s most challenging single day off-road race – The 2017 King of the Hammers – this past weekend. The annual off-road pilgrimage drew tens of thousands of enthusiasts to the Johnson Valley Lake bed to race, cheer on competitors and celebrate off-road culture and lifestyle during the weeklong festivities.

Smooth Trophy Truck Jump
It’s one thing to smash the gas pedal, hold it wide open and hope for the best. But there’s an art to making the transition as clean and smooth as possible as this Toyota pre-runner does.  Watch and learn folks.

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Brothers Brad & Roger Lovell have become back to back champions of the King of the Hammers EMC race in what was a relatively smooth run with only minor issues. The pair qualified 8th after a huge boulder was dislodged causing a fair amount of struggle on a rocky climb. What was most important, however was that the team was near the front of an enormous 130 car field.

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TORC: The Off-Road Championship brings the hard-hitting action of short-course off-road racing to your favorite racetracks throughout America’s heartland. Ticket sales for both ERX Motor Park weekends (June 10-11 & Sept. 23-24) and RedBud MX (Aug. 12-13) are now open. Ticket information for the entire 2017 season is now available at torcseries.com.

The 2017 season will include PRO 4, PRO 2 and PRO Light and PRO UTV racing in all rounds. Each race weekend will include Sportsman class drivers, with the goal of encouraging new talent to get behind the wheel.

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As the sun painted the clouds with red and orange over Hammertown, the 11th annual Nitto King of the Hammers powered by Optima Batteries came to life with the low rumble of V8 engines. Race cars had to be staged by 6:30 a.m. for an 8:00 a.m. start. Pit crews scattered to one of three remote pits along race course as the cars lined up in staging areas. Drivers chatted and joked about the adventure that was about to commence as their navigators ensured the race course and notes were on their navigation systems.

Yamaha-OHV-Logo-11-10-11KENNESAW, GA – Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, announces the Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative awarded more than $350,000 in funds and equipment to 26 grant recipients in 2016. The final grants for 2016 comprised more than $73,000 awarded to four recipients, including support for both National Hunting and Fishing Day (NHF Day) and the Progressive Agricultural Foundation’s Safety Day program.

“For a decade, Yamaha has been supporting National Hunting and Fishing Day’s message of responsible outdoor recreation and open access, and with an Access Initiative grant to the Progressive Agricultural Foundation, we extend that message to families and youth in the farming and ranching communities across the country,” said Steve Nessl, Yamaha’s ATV and SxS group marketing manager. “With the challenges facing access to our nation’s land, the Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative remains a steadfast resource supporting those working to responsibly, safely and sustainably protect and expand the opportunities for enjoying the outdoors.”

Jeep Cherokee Jump Water
We’ve seen some great Jeep Cherokee jumps in our day, but we’ve never seen one completely submerged in water upon landing.  Apparently the driver was planning for a wild ride because he had the good sense to strap on a helmet. Watch this Jeep Cherokee take on a pond.

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BRP pulled the cover off its a new four-person Maverick X3 MAX side-by-side last night in Reno, Nevada. According to Can-Am, the Maverick X3 MAX features the same design as the standard X3 but in a multi-passenger design.