CHICAGO, ILNASCAR driver Brendan Gaughan will debut the new Douglas Motorsports PRO 2WD truck at the Chicagoland TRAXXAS TORC Series presented by AMSOIL race. Sponsored by South Point Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, the Ford Raptor carries the legendary Walker Evans Racing colors. Before graduating to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, Gaughan honed his car control skills racing in the dirt, competing in both desert and short course. Brendan successfully campaigned a PRO2 truck driving for Walker Evans in the former SODA series and early days of the CORR series.

“Brendan is a very talented driver and fierce competitor. Everyone at Douglas Motorsports is thrilled he will be driving the South Point Walker Evans Racing PRO 2WD truck in Chicago,” commented Scott Douglas. “Walker Evans has had a huge influence on my off-road racing career. More than twenty years ago, he hired me as a full-time professional driver. I owe a great deal to Walker and the entire Walker Evans Racing organization,” continued Douglas.

The TRAXXAS TORC Series kicks off the Chase for the Cup NASCAR week at Chicagoland Speedway with racing scheduled for both Wednesday September 14th and Thurday September 15th. In addition to live internet video streaming on torcseries.com and coverage on Discovery HD Theater, the September 15th race will be covered live on the Speed Channel.

SALT LAKE CITY, UT – NASCAR driver Robby Gordon, Mi7 Events and Blessing Bridge International are proud to present the inaugural 2011 Robby Gordon SPEED Energy Desert Challenge – Sept 29 – Oct 2.

Due to an overwhelming demand, this event will be staged at the $110 Million Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah upon 900 acres of private property, to guarantee spectators an unobstructed view of all the action and will be filmed for HDTV!

Joining Robby Gordon will be other top racing greats including: “Ballistic” BJ Baldwin-Monster Energy, Bryce Menzies & Gus Vildosola-Team RedBull, “Pistol” Pete Sohren, Joe Willardsen-Team Nitro Circus from as far away as Canada and Cabo San Lucas, Mexico to showcase for the first time ever in Utah, Trophy Trucks, Class 1’s, Class 10’s, Class 12’s Class 16’s, & Class 72’s.