Minneapolis – Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles, today announced that its Limited Edition DARPA Polaris RANGER® XP 900 EPS and GEM electric vehicles will be used as part of the DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC) Finals to be held June 5-6, at the Fairplex, in Pomona, Calif.
Auburn Hills, Mich. – The Jeep brand and the World Surf League (WSL) today announced a first-of-its-kind partnership that will make the Jeep brand the official and exclusive global automotive partner of the WSL and the naming rights partner to the WSL Jeep Leaders Tour Rankings for men and women. This fully integrated, multi-year partnership will see the global automotive company tap into the unparalleled adventure, competitive drama and athleticism of surfing’s greatest stage.
TORRANCE, Calif. – Toyota unveiled its RAV4 rally car at the Monster Energy Supercross Championship finale recently at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas. Ryan Millen, who won the 2014 Baja 1000 in a Toyota Tundra TRD Pro, will drive the RAV4 rally vehicle at various rally races including some of the 2015 Rally America 2WD-Open Class season. The muscled-up RAV4 was unveiled live between races to all in attendance and was on display in the pits throughout the event.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (May 13, 2015) – Robby Gordon and Stadium Super Trucks have been invited to the prestigious Goodwood Festival of Speed, the world’s largest and most diverse celebration of motorsports history taking place June 25-28 on the English estate of the Earl of March in West Sussex, England.
HOUSTON, TX – Pennzoil will be visiting the birthplace of the Jeep to serve as a premier sponsor of the 2015 Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival from June 12 – 14 in Butler County, PA. In celebration of the 75th birthday of the world’s original Jeep, the Bantam Jeep, Pennzoil is co-sponsoring the Jeep Parade/Invasion, where a Guinness World Record will be attempted for the longest Jeep parade. Pennzoil is also co-sponsoring the Mystery Road Rally adventure and will be onsite at the Festival treating registered attendees to the ‘Make the Switch Oil Giveaway.’
“As the only motor oil recommended by the Jeep Brand in North America, it was natural for Pennzoil to be a part of this celebrated event. Our sponsorship reinforces the joint commitment to performance that is the foundation of the Jeep and Pennzoil relationship,” said Doug Kooyman, Pennzoil Global Brand Director.
CORONA, California – Casey Currie’s King of the Hammers straight axle Jeep performed so well this year, that he has decided to run it at the premier 2015 SCORE Baja 500 race in June. This marks the first time Casey will be racing in the Trophy Truck class.
AMSOIL announces new Ethylene Glycol Antifreeze & Engine Coolant, now available in two formulations for passenger car/light truck and heavy-duty applications. They join reformulated AMSOIL Propylene Glycol Antifreeze & Coolant, delivering unsurpassed cooling system protection for virtually any application.
Auburn Hills, Mich. – On May 16, the new 2015 Ram Rebel will make its first off-road-event appearance since its unveiling at the North American International Auto Show in January. The Ram Truck brand is bringing Rebel — Ram’s new one-off-a-kind half-ton truck — to one of America’s top outdoor adventurer destinations: Overland Expo in Mormon Lake, Ariz.
The Overland Expo draws more than 6,000 explorers, adventurers, off-highway journeyers and their families from around the globe for three days of camping, workshops, classes and outdoor-product demonstrations. Demonstrations and skills challenges are also a part of the Mormon Lake activities.
RENO, Nevada — With entries from around the world rapidly increasing, the drawing for start positions and the opening of pre-running all happen this week as online registration continues for next month’s internationally-televised 47th annual Bud Light SCORE Baja 500. Round 3 of the 2015 SCORE World Desert Championship will be held June 4-June 7 in Mexico’s Baja California Norte, starting and finishing in Ensenada, the seaside port on the Pacific Ocean, 85 miles south of San Diego.
SCORE is celebrating its 42nd year as the World’s Foremost Desert Racing Organization in 2015 and this race is traditionally one of the most popular events on the SCORE schedule.
VISTA, Calif. – TORC: The Off-Road Championship Presented by AMSOIL is pleased to continue its exclusive series partner relationship with GoPro as the official camera of TORC. The industry leader allows people all over the world to capture their lives through photos and video and TORC has long used GoPro cameras to provide the highest-quality coverage for its fans and sponsors.
In 2015, TORC will exclusively use the GoPro HERO4 Black for all POV and onboard shots. The camera, capable of shooting 4K as well as 120 frames per second at 1080p, will provide unparalleled images capturing the intensity of TORC action like only GoPro can.