Compton, California – Greg Adler and Team 4 Wheel Parts will be looking to build on the momentum that brought him his first trip to the podium of the 2016 short course off-road season as the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series returns home this weekend. Having collected a third place trophy in the opening weekend of action in Chandler, Arizona, Adler will be among the sport’s elite seeking to advance in the standings as Lake Elsinore Motorsports Park welcomes the series April 23 – 24.
With the popularity of short course racing growing each season, we are seeing new sponsors and manufacturers getting involved wanting to be included in the wraps on race vehicles. From the thousands of fans on site to the live Internet stream on Lucas Oil TV to the produced tv shows shown a few weeks later, there is a lot of exposure to be had. This influx of sponsors has allowed more racers to get involved and even created multi-vehicle teams.
The “Yamaha Checkered Flag” will be waived as each of the series 150-200 drivers cross the finish line during the remaining 7 rounds at fan favorite tracks in both Lake Elsinore and Glen Helen.
FINDLAY, Ohio – Hercules Tires announced the company’s sponsorship of Sarah Burgess, an up-and-coming driver on the 2016 Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series (LOORRS). Burgess is racing in the 97 truck, equipped with 265/75R16 Hercules Terra Trac D/T tires, in the Pro Lite class.
Burgess finished 22nd in the series in total points in 2015, her rookie year. The 2016 series begins and ends in Chandler, Ariz., from March through October. In addition to Arizona, the series includes stops in California, Utah and Nevada.
Editor’s Note: Below is a press release for Brian Deegan’s races at the opening round of the Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series this past weekend.
Chandler, AZ – Brian Deegan was back on track at the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series season opener at Wild Horse Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Firing on all cylinders both physically and mechanically, he was instantly up to speed in his NOS Energy Drink, Mickey Thompson Tires, Ford Raptor during qualifying for round one. Deegan was at the top of the group with an aggressive pace.
Editor’s Note: Below is a press release for BFGoodrich Tires regarding the opening round of the Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series this past weekend.
The 2016 Lucas Oil Off Road Racing season got off to a fast start for racers on BFGoodrich Tires in Rounds 1 and 2 at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Ariz. BFGoodrich Tires claimed six wins and 12 total podium finishes at the opening weekend which featured near record high temperatures and tough competition on the 1.1 mile circuit featuring 11 jumps over a mostly clay surface.
Editor’s Note: Below is a press release for Brandon Arthur’s races at the opening round of the Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series this past weekend.
“The Stinger” Brandon Arthur was anxious to get the 2016 Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series (LOORRS) in gear. He made no secret his goal was to make a run at the Pro Lite championship this season. During rounds one and two at Wild Horse Motorsports Park in Chandler, AZ, “The Stinger “ made serious ground towards his goal by seizing wins on both days in a clean sweep for the weekend.
Compton, California – 4 Wheel Parts announced recently the renewal of their multi-tiered partnership with Lucas Oil Products and the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series. The agreement is comprised of 4 Wheel Parts being named “Official Off Road Parts Retailer” of the popular short course off road racing series, the expansion of their successful “Youth Ticket Program,” along with a dynamic Lucas Oil Products marketing and promotional effort in all seventy-four North American 4 Wheel Parts retail store locations.
BFGoodrich Tires and its stable of short course off road racers are poised to continue on the success of last year’s championships in the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series. The season begins this weekend at Wild Horse Motorsports Park in Chandler, Ariz.
Stow, Ohio – Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels begins another season as a returning sponsor of the 2016 Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series (LOORRS). Mickey Thompson will provide the legendary Baja Pro, Baja ATZP3 and Sportsman S/T racing tires in the Pro 2, Pro 4, Pro Lite and Pro Buggy classes.
“After a successful 2015 season, we’re looking forward to another great LOORRS series,” stated Ken Warner, Vice President of Marketing for Mickey Thompson. “Watching Garrett George earn the Pro Buggy Championship Crown and seeing seven Team M/T racers on the podium during championship competition was incredible, and we know this year will be more of the same.”