Weddle-Ring-Pinion-7-23-14
Heavy duty Ring & Pinions for high shockload applications.  Now available, Weddle Racing Heavy Duty VW Type 1 Klingelnberg Palloid Ring & Pinion sets. All Weddle Racing R&Ps are made from a proprietary spec, fine grain vacuum-melt steel, each bar of which is ultrasound tested for internal defects prior to machining.  All Weddle Racing R&Ps go through a special multiphase heat-treat and cryogenic process that greatly increases tooth strength and fatigue resistance. Finally, Weddle Racing R&Ps are deburred, shot-peened, and precision ground to combat fatigue and increase gear life. In many of the hardest running vehicles in the world, Weddle Racing gears have been proven to withstand the abuse that causes other gears to fail.

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Renthal will be on hand once again at the 33rd annual Rocky Mountain ATV/MC AMA Amateur National Championships in Hurricane Mills, TN for the entire week from Monday July 28th through Saturday August 2nd.

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IRVINE, CA
– KTM already has some heavy firepower in the GEICO AMA EnduroCross Championship with Taddy Blazusiak, (five-time GEICO EnduroCross champion) and Taylor Robert, (former Junior EnduroCross and WORCS champion) competing full-time for the 2014 championship. But for the upcoming Atlanta round, they will be joined by some of the biggest names from the East Coast off-road scene. KTM officials confirmed this week that Kailub Russell (2013 GNCC XC1 Champion), Steward Baylor (former GNCC XC2 and National Enduro Champion) and his younger brother, Grant Baylor (current GNCC XC2 Champion) have all committed to compete.

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Chevrolet and GMC have confirmed a new eight-speed automatic transmission will be standard on 2015 Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra and GMC Yukon Denali/Yukon XL Denali models equipped with the 6.2L EcoTec3 V-8.

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Torrance, CA:
The Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship series made its eighth stop this past Saturday in Millville, MN, for the annual Spring Creek National, and Muscle Milk-supported GEICO Honda’s Eli Tomac stole the show with a dominant 1-1 performance en route to his first career win in the premier 450 class. For the fourth consecutive week, Team Honda Muscle Milk’s Trey Canard put together two solid rides, landing just shy of the podium in fourth with 4-3 marks.

450 Race
During the day’s opening race, Canard launched his CRF450R off the line to a fourth-place start. The front-runners quickly separated themselves from the field, but Canard struggled in the tricky sand whoops and was unable to close the gap, taking the checkered in fourth. In the second moto, he got off the line in fifth place but dropped back in the pack. Luckily, the race was red flagged due to a start-gate malfunction, giving him another chance to get back up front.

Rancho-Logo-7-22-14Monroe, MI – Rancho, a leader in the performance off-road industry, has become an official sponsor of Tread Lightly!.

Tread Lightly! is a national nonprofit organization that is dedicated to protecting and enhancing recreational access and opportunities by promoting responsible recreation through ethics education and stewardship programs.

“Tread Lightly! aligns perfectly with the Rancho brand and the absolutely critical need to educate enthusiasts who are using recreational trails and areas throughout the United States,” said Chris Gauss, director, performance brands, Tenneco. “Tread Lightly! provides materials, programs and services within our industry that promise for a sustainable future for off-road driving. Their focus on education and stewardship is unmatched in the industry and by any other nonprofit organization.”

Dragonfire-Racing-Logo-7-22-14Chandler, AZ — Hot enough for you? DragonFire predicts things are going to get even hotter heading into August and September… but they are not talking about the weather. In teaming up with leading aftermarket parts and accessories distributor Western Power Sports (WPS), they plan for more dealers than ever to “Feel The Heat” as we enter into the busy season of August and September.

“DragonFire is THE leader in aftermarket parts & accessories in the UTV Side-X-Side marketplace,” states General Manager David Asher. “From our trademarked RacePace, RockSolid and ReadyForce product lines to our performance-based racing history, DragonFire has emerged from being a race-specialty shop to become the TRUE player for the entire UTV industry.”

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TORONTO, Ontario, Canada –
Sheldon Creed completed a weekend sweep in the SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road Presented by TRAXXAS race at Toronto Sunday by edging Robby Gordon for the second day in a row winning both weekend races.

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Toyo Tires will launch its all-new Open Country R/T in the first part of September 2014. It will be the first Toyo tire fully made in North America at its plant in Georgia.

Toyo Tires pulled the cover off its new off-road tire recently – but only a little bit. Off-Road.com was recently invited to get an early look at its newest off-road tire, the Open Country R/T, which won’t be available in dealers until September of this year.

Robby-Gordon-SST-Toronto-7-18-14
TORONTO, Ontario, Canada
– Robby Gordon edged TRAXXAS-driver Sheldon Creed on the final lap of practice Friday to set the fastest lap in qualifying for Saturday’s first of two Formula Off-Road Presented by TRAXXAS races at the Honda Indy Toronto.

Although Gordon, driving the SPEED Energy/Toyo Tires/TRAXXAS truck, set the quickest time in the session, he will not start on the pole for the 2:20 p.m. race Saturday given that he will draw a number from a hat during tomorrow’s pre-race driver’s meeting to determine how many rows in the eight-truck field will be inverted for the start. It is guaranteed, however, that he and Creed will start alongside each other when they get the green flag, but it is yet to be determined whether it will be row two, three or four.