Radar-Tires-Lucas-Oil-2013-12-10-13Traverse City, Mich. – Looking for a podium finish, Radar Tires heads to the track where dirt champions are crowned: the mecca of short course off-road dirt racing – Crandon International Off-Road Raceway. Three Radar Tires racers look to stand on the box at this weekend’s Big House Brawl, the seventh and eighth rounds of the TORC: The Off Road Championship.

Nearly 80 miles from Green Bay, Wis., Crandon International Off-Road Raceway is a natural terrain short-course dirt venue. A challenging one-mile, six-turn course, Crandon is known for its standing starts, fast straightaways and jumps that exceed 150 feet.

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Appleton, WI
– The Flying Dutchman Off-Road team will be back on the track next weekend at Crandon International Off-Road Raceway. Mike Vanden Heuvel will once again pilot the family’s familiar red Maxxis Tire equipped PRO-2WD as the team marks its thirty-sixth year of racing at the “Big House.”

Before a hometown crowd, Jacob Person put on a display of dirt track dominance that had his orange-shirted cheering section out of their seats and shouting themselves hoarse, as he knocked down back-to-back wins for the SuperLite Championship Round 3 and 4 weekend at Speedworld Off Road Park.

Piloting the Geiser Bros. Design and Development-sponsored SuperLite race truck, Person swept the podium’s top spot in front of a packed stadium. He led a group of three racers who are establishing themselves as the next generation of off-road stars — RJ Anderson, Chad George and CJ Greaves — to take the two wins.

“Two in a row couldn’t get any better. I got the first position right in the first corner, and you know, I couldn’t ask for anything better. Everybody’s helped me get to this point… Mickey Thompson Tires hooked up, gave me the drive right away. I mean nobody else even had anything else for me. SuperLite Series is putting on the best of the best,” said Person.

Person’s wins this weekend were the first of his SuperLite career. His dominance at Speedworld was a remarkable turnaround from his 10th and 12th place finishes in rounds one and two, landing him in the hunt for the overall points championship with 12 races remaining in the season.