RENO, Nev., USA — Twenty-year old Carlos Lopez of Tecate, Mexico, who blazed past a field that included the world’s best desert racers to capture the overall and SCORE Trophy Truck victory at the 47th Bud Light SCORE Baja 500 desert race, will be spotlighted during Sunday’s premier telecast of the race on the CBS Sports Network. The debut of the one-hour special will air on the CBS Sports Spectacular show at 9 p.m. (ET) on Sunday, followed eight additional scheduled airings of the popular programming through Sunday, Aug. 2.
Primm, Nevada (July 9, 2015) — This Sunday, a 2-hour TV special on The Polaris RZR Mint 400, the toughest off-road race in America, will air on NBC as part of the Red Bull Signature Series at 2:30pm EST/11:30am PST. Each year, the bright lights and sounds of the world famous Las Vegas Strip are temporarily drowned out by the roar of 850 horsepower trucks roaring across the desert at speeds nearing 140 miles per hour. From bone jarring terrain to high speed passes, exasperating equipment failure to spectacular rollovers, The Mint 400 is the premiere American off-road race that draws fans of all ages, celebrities and the top drivers in the world.
Keegan Kincaid drove his TRAXXAS-sponsored truck to a soggy victory Sunday in Toronto in the second SPEED Energy Stadium Super Trucks Presented by TRAXXAS race at the Honda Indy Toronto.
Ensenada, Mexico – In one of the closest finishes in recent memory, Mexican native Carlos Apdaly Lopez claimed the overall win at the 47th running of the Bud Light SCORE Baja 500 by just 50 seconds over BFGoodrich Performance Team member Rob MacCachren.
The win marks the 31st overall SCORE Baja 500 win and the 84th overall win on the Baja peninsula for BFGoodrich Tires. BFGoodrich Tires not only took the overall win, but its race tires ran on the top 11 overall finishers and included 11 class wins.
IRVINE, Calif. (June 9, 2015) – Kawasaki has named renowned racing industry veteran Bruce Stjernstrom to lead racing operations, replacing senior racing manager Reid Nordin, who has left the company. Stjernstrom returns with 20 years of experience at Kawasaki, having previously led both the racing and marketing departments, and will report to Chris Brull, Vice President of Marketing for Kawasaki Motors Corp. U.S.A.
“Bruce brings a wealth of knowledge and business acumen to our racing program,” said Brull. “Bruce was a cornerstone of Kawasaki Team Green™, as well as leading multiple championship winning teams while directing our professional racing programs. We know he has a passion for the sport that is only matched by his passion for Kawasaki.”
READING, Pa. – EnerSys, the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications and the manufacturer of ODYSSEY batteries, once again has been named an official sponsor of Brian Deegan, a pioneer in action sports with 16 X Games medals, a six-time short course off-road truck champion, a Global Rallycross racer and freestyle motocross rider.
Lake Elsinore, CA – After a tough Silver State 300 desert race that netted a top ten finish for Roberts Racing, the team heads to Lake Elsinore, CA. to do battle on the short course. Roberts Racing drivers Mike and Dale Dondel will swap vehicle types when they compete in rounds 5 and 6 of the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series. Mike Dondel will be trading his Roberts Racing class 1500 unlimited open wheeled car for a Pro-2 truck and Dale Dondel will be driving a Racer Engineering Pro Buggy in place of his Roberts Racing #7 Trick Truck.
Phoenix, AZ (May 11, 2015) – Banning Motorsports have been faced with some rough races this season, but the Best In The Desert Silver State 300 has proven to be the most difficult by far for the team. A race that runs through beautiful Nevada scenery. didn’t end so beautifully for the Arizona based team.
Rounds 3&4 of the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series took place on the outskirts of Phoenix, AZ at the Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park. After years of racing during the day at this track, LOORRS threw all the drivers a curve ball when they decided to race under the lights. Patrick Clark and his Las Vegas based team came off some great momentum from opening rounds and were prepared to push hard going into the second weekend of racing.
Thursday, April 23, Team Renezeder pulled into the Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona, with hopes of carrying the positive momentum from the last race into rounds 3 and 4 of the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series. Practice went well and both trucks were fast and had a good feel.