Lake Elsinore, CA – Brian Deegan extended his streak of consecutive podiums this season to four in a row after rounds 3 and 4 of the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series at Lake Elsinore Motorsports Park in Lake Elsinore, CA. Deegan loves coming to his home track in Lake Elsinore, and his performance showed it. Deegan’s NOS Energy Drink / Mickey Thompson Tires / Ford Raptor was fast right out of the box; he qualified third for Saturday’s round 3. After the inversion, Deegan would start on row 2 right behind Rob Mac.
Riverside, CA – RJ Anderson headed into rounds 3 & 4 of the Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series at Lake Elsinore, CA this past weekend tested and ready to compete. The RJ37 team entered the weekend prepared for anything with a goal of finishing on the podium in both rounds. Despite the usual race weekend challenges, the team met their goal taking home a 2nd & 3rd place finish, making a statement that RJ has the speed, the truck and the team to make a run for the 2016 Pro 2 championship.
Fort Mill, S.C. – Eighteen-year-old Jerett Brooks dominated the race weekend at Lake Elsinore Motorsports Park in Lake Elsinore, Calif., earning his first two wins of the 2016 Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series season. The wins brought his total to 13 wins in only four Pro Lite Unlimited seasons.
For Round 3 on Saturday, Brooks led the field from the pole in his Rigid Industries / General Tire #77 and survived six restarts to hold on for the impressive win.
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.