Not long ago, Toyo Tires brought a new off-road tire to the market in the all-new Open Country R/T. We’ve had a chance to put the tire to the test ourselves and came away impressed (check out the review link below). As Toyo notes, the tire is designed for off-road performance blended with on-road comfort. The R/T is essentially made to be more in line with a mud-terrain in terms of off-road performance but more like an all-terrain in terms of being quieter and smoother on the highway than a mud tire.
RENO, Nev. — Las Vegas’ SCORE Trophy Truck superstar champion driver and B.J. Baldwin will be the featured guest in the SCORE spotlight during tonight’s special two-hour broadcast of the SCORE Dirt LiveHD Internet show. The show will air tonight from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. (PT) from the massive SCORE display within the Motorsports Café at the 2014 Licensing Expo at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.
RENO, Nev. — Las Vegas’ SCORE Trophy Truck superstar champion drivers Rob MacCachren and B.J. Baldwin will be in the SCORE spotlight during Wednesday’s special two-hour broadcast of the SCORE Dirt LiveHD Internet show. The show will broadcast live from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. from the massive SCORE display within the Motorsports Café at the 2014 Licensing Expo at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.
Both born and raised in Las Vegas, MacCachren and Baldwin race in the marquee SCORE Trophy Truck division for high-tech, 850-horsepower unlimited production trucks. MacCachren drives the No. 11 Rockstar Energy MacCachren Motorsports Ford F-150 while Baldwin drives the No. 1 Monster Energy Baldwin Motorsports Chevy Silverado.
SCORE released the official results of the third round of its five-race World Championship Series for 2014. The race was held this past weekend in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico, spanning 447.86-miles in distance. There were a total of 232 starters for this year’s race, with 126 finishers, or a finishing rate of 54.31 percent. Racers represented 20 U.S. States and 15 different countries.
BJ Baldwin never backs down from a challenge. Most racers will be used up after competing at the 46th Tecate SCORE Baja 500 but not BJ. He spends hours training his mind and body for the abuse that comes when racing hundreds of miles of punishing terrain without relief. He runs (and wins) the Baja 1000 solo and has completed every mile of racing in the SCORE series this season.
Imperial Valley, CA – BJ Baldwin aims to be the first to win the inaugural event when the SCORE International Off-Road Racing series holds its first ever race in the hoodoos, rock gardens and silt beds of Imperial Valley, California. April 25-27. BJ revels in being first; you don’t earn 7 Championships by settling for second best. The Imperial Valley 250 takes place in the hotbed of desert racing in Southern California and BJ is anxious to put on a show for his rabid SoCal racing fans.
RENO, Nev. — SCORE Trophy Truck superstars B.J. Baldwin and Rob MacCachren of Las Vegas along with Mexico’s Gus Vildosola Jr. are the headliners among the entries in this week’s Inaugural SCORE Imperial Valley 250 desert race. Round 2 of the five-race 2014 SCORE World Desert Championship series will be held this week just west of El Centro, Calif and approximately 100 miles east of San Diego.
With nearly 150 entries competing in 35 Pro and 6 Sportsman classes for cars, trucks, motorcycles, UTVs and ATVs expected at the start line on Saturday, entries to date have come from 17 U.S. States along with Austria, Canada, Denmark, Germany and Mexico. With late entries accepted up to 5 p.m. Friday, the field to date includes nearly two dozen racers from the Imperial Valley area including El Centro, Imperial and Holtville.
After racers tackled the 3.4-mile course, it was Dale Dondel who earned the fastest qualifying time at time trials for the 2014 Mint 400, edging out Bryce Menzies for the first spot off the line for Saturday’s race. With Menzies posting the second fastest time, it was Robby Gordon who took third place at the time trials.
SAN DIEGO—Las Vegas champion desert racer B.J. Baldwin along with the new team of experienced racers Joe Ramirez and Brandon Walsh will feel the heat of the SCORE spotlight tonight during the third episode of the 2014 SCORE Dirt LiveHD internet show season at 7 p.m. (PST).
CYPRESS, CALIFORNIA – The annual Toyo Tires Dakar Rally Blog is back at ToyoTires.com/Dakar with exclusive pre-race features and soon, daily coverage of the world’s most grueling, most unpredictable race. Covering nearly 3,500 miles over 13 days of competition, racers never know what Dakar will throw at them. This year, drivers will journey through Argentina and Chile between January 5 and 18.
Embracing the theme Meet the Unexpected, Toyo Tires will provide exclusive, first-hand reports from the Dakar Rally while chasing Team Toyo® racers Robby Gordon and BJ Baldwin as well as accomplished French-American racer Guerlain Chicherit. Fans can also depend on the Toyo Tires Dakar Rally Blog for never-before-seen interviews, footage and photos. All three drivers will compete on race proven 37-inch Toyo® Open Country M/T®-R tires.
“Daily posts by Toyo Tires will capture the unexpected and take race fans inside the legendary Dakar Rally,” said Amy Coleman, senior director of marketing, Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. “From pre-race interviews to real-time updates, our annual Dakar Rally blog will be loaded with content that keeps people coming back for more.”