Jeep recently announced big news that the Jeep brand recorded sales of more than 1 million units across the globe in 2014, setting a new all-time record for the third consecutive year. Sales of 1,017,019 Jeep vehicles bettered the brand’s 2013 record of 731,565 by 39 percent.
The BlueRibbon Coalition recently reported that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Yuma Field Office has announced that the La Posa Travel Management Plan preliminary Environmental Assessment (EA) will be available for review starting today, Wednesday, January 21, 2015.
There will be a 30-day public comment period and all comments must be received by close of business on February 19, 2015.
San Diego, CA – The Mint 400 welcomes back long-time off-road racing supporter, General Tire, today as Presenting Sponsor of the 2015 Mint 400, taking place March 11th -15th in Las Vegas, NV. The Mint 400 is the premier desert off-road race in the world boasting the largest field of competitors, a massive crowd of spectators, and the most comprehensive national television coverage of any off-road event on the planet. Part of the Best In The Desert Championship (BITD), last year’s record-setting Mint 400 had 330 race teams, and set two new class-entry records including fifty-two UTV’s and fifty-five unlimited Trick Truck vehicles.
With the roar of a 2015 TRD Pro Series Tundra, Toyota today formally broke ground on its new North American headquarters at the intersection of Headquarters Drive and Palomino Crossing in Plano, Texas. The Tundra took center stage, bulldozing the first soil on the site of Toyota’s new campus in a manner that can only be described as not your traditional groundbreaking ceremony.
SAN FELIPE, Mexico — Looking to add to his record-setting class win total, SoCal’s veteran age-group motorcycle racer Jim O’Neal will lead 52 racers who have combined for 133 class wins among over 150 racers expected to start Saturday’s 29th Bud Light SCORE San Felipe 250 desert race. O’Neal, 68, the noted apparel manufacturer from Simi Valley, Calif., will be an additional rider in Class 30 in the season-opener of the internationally-televised five-race 2015 SCORE World Desert Championship.
CYPRESS, CA – On the heels of a successful introduction last September, Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. is nearly doubling the size offerings for the Open Country R/T. Designed for light trucks and outdoor adventure vehicles, the Open Country R/T is built rugged for any terrain. It offers the perfect blend of excellent off-road traction, durable construction, and aggressive styling, with less on-road noise and a longer-lasting tread.
MASSILLON, Ohio – A.R.E. Accessories is partnering with LINE-X, North America’s largest retail automotive aftermarket franchise and leading provider of high performance spray-on bed liners, to offer a premium elastomeric protective coating option for all A.R.E. truck caps and fiberglass tonneau covers. This option will be available in two different styles: the Overland, which features a coating and paint design combination offering protection for high-stress areas, and the OTR, which completely covers any cap or tonneau cover with durable LINE-X material. These new options are designed to enhance the tough, off-road style of today’s pickup trucks and are available immediately. Line-X, with a distinctive pebbled finish and satin sheen, is impact-, abrasion- and solvent-resistant technology that provides an armor-like layer of protection that can withstand years of wear and tear.
BEREA, Ohio – CORSA Performance has launched an updated website, CORSAperformance.com, designed to be a comprehensive information resource about this market-leading brand of performance exhaust and closed box air intake systems.
The 2014 racing season provided over 20 wins for Kroyer Racing Engines between desert racing and short course racing. A total of over 62 podiums in 2014 made for another year of great success for Kroyer and his team as they also get to claim bragging rights yet again for being named the 2014 Score-International Engine Builder of the Year for the 5th consecutive year. Steven Eugenio would capture the SCORE Trophy Truck Championship and Jason Voss would once again take the BITD Trick Truck Championship.
GREENVILLE, SC – On the heels of one of the most successful desert racing seasons in recent memory, BFGoodrich Tires is highlighting its championship race tire products and a strong contingency program for the winner of the 2015 King of the Hammers held February 6 in Johnson Valley, Calif.
Once again this year, BFGoodrich Tires will offer racers a $5000 contingency award for the winner of the King of the Hammers race if running on its product. Additionally, the company will offer a $2500 award for the winner of the Smittybilt Every Man Challenge if on BFGoodrich products