CRANDON, WISC. – For nearly five decades, the Labor Day off-road racing tradition at Crandon International Off-Road Raceway in Wisconsin has represented the sport’s “Indianapolis 500.” It’s falls on a major summer weekend. It’s a true Midwest tradition. There are huge crowds. It’s a true and organic piece of motorsports Americana.
JOHNSON VALLEY, CA – August 19th, 2015 – Hammerking Productions in conjunction with HeavyMetalConcepts released the trailer for the 2015 Nitto King of the Hammers Presented by 4 Wheel Parts movie titled, “The Kingdom” today. This year’s movie will highlight the intense final showdown between 2011’s King, Erik Miller and 2012’s King, Randy Slawson for the chance to re-claim the throne in 2015.
Bryce Menzies has tackled plenty of brutal terrain en route to off-road victories in the U.S. and south of the border in Baja California, Mexico. Putting that knowledge to use, Menzies has partnered with Pennzoil to provide “Extreme Driving Tips” in a new video posted.
POMONA, Calif. – The 2015 Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo powered by General Tire brings all-things off-road to Fairplex, in Pomona on Saturday, October 3, through Sunday, October 4. This year’s expo will feature the hottest off-road vehicles, products and accessories, as well as Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing demos, Rubicon Trail off-road ride-alongs, UTV test drives, radio control off-road vehicle demos, autograph signings, bikini contests and more! With more than 300 aftermarket performance vendors and more than 60,000 enthusiasts, Fairplex will burst with a 10-acre off-road party, October 3-4.
In addition to the line-up of customized trucks, Jeeps, UTVs, ATVs, side-by-sides, dirt bikes, sand rails and rock crawlers, the expo will come to life with exciting features and entertainment including:
Rubicon Trail – Off-Road Vehicle Ride Alongs – Expo attendees will get a taste of the infamous Rubicon Trail, as Jeeps are pushed to the limit on a thrilling off-road course. Professional drivers will take interested off-road fans on ride alongs in Jeeps equipped with all the latest performance accessories from Pro Comp, Rubicon Express, G2 Axle & Gear and Smittybilt. The course will feature a 40-ft long rock barrier, steep incline/decline, high leaning curve and articulation moguls! Additionally, Pro Off-Road racer Jason Scherer will make a special appearance and take his new Ultra 4 buggy, dubbed “The Gavel” for a few hot laps on the Rubicon Trail!
Clackamas, OR – Warn Industries, the global leader in winching products, is releasing a new high performance lineup: WARN Epic Winching Accessories. Designed to complement the look of WARN winches, each top-of-the-line Epic accessory is carefully crafted to hold up under difficult winching situations. A multi-layered E-coat protects forged steel components from both corrosion and abrasion.
RENO, Nev., USA — Continuing its awesome ascent as a significant, superlative dynamic digital force with hundreds of thousands of unique viewers of each edition, Issue No. 7 of the SCORE Journal, the new monthly on-line digital magazine of SCORE International and the five-race SCORE World Desert Championship, is now live on the SCORE website at www.SCORE-International.com and is available through SCORE social media channels as well as a direct link at http://scorejournal.digital.
STURGIS, KY: While ULTRA4 veteran Jason Shipman #4414 is no stranger to the podium, up until last weekend’s Sturgis Off Road Blowout a first place trophy had alluded him. After a day of back-to-back racing action, in a short course format that included rocks, jumps and a narrow woods section, Shipman emerged with his first ULTRA4 first place finish. Clay Gilstrap #26 who was also on the podium last year in Kentucky took 2nd, and Sturgis’ own, Bill Baird #5252 claimed third after close battle throughout the race with Levi Shirley #81..
Just prior to the weekend’s Best in the Desert Vegas to Reno race, BITD announced its 2016 schedule. Among the notable changes is an update to the Vegas to Reno race, in which the race will be extended to 640 miles and be stretched out into a two-day format.
BARK RIVER, Mich. — Once again, CJ Greaves broke out the PRO 4WD broom in his Maxxis Tires Toyota, this time at the Throwdown in the UP at Bark River International Raceway in a near-photo finish against his father, three-time and defending class champion Johnny Greaves. In PRO 2WD, Keegan Kincaid and his Cooper Tires were able to prevent the younger Greaves from completing the double sweep after Kincaid made a daring last-lap pass for his fifth victory of the 2015 season. Kincaid’s Cooper Tire teammate, Luke Johnson, kicked off the PRO races with a strong victory in PRO Light, his second this season and the second of his career at Bark River.
SANTA CRUZ, Calif., (Aug. 12, 2015) – Zero Motorcycles, the global leader in the electric motorcycle industry, announced today that Bob Burnquist has joined the extended family of Zero riders and is now an ambassador for the brand. Burnquist is the most winning X Games athlete in the contest’s history and a globally recognized action sports icon.