Although we had a chance to test-drive the new diesel-powered Colorado recently at a press launch in Solvang, California, what we didn’t know then is exactly what the fuel economy would be, as the EPA testing wasn’t completed at the time. Today, the wait is over, as Chevrolet can lay claim to having the most fuel-efficient truck in the U.S. with its 31 mpg highway fuel economy for the two-wheel-drive version of the diesel Colorado.
JOHNSON VALLEY, Calif. (Feb. 4, 2015) – Borla Performance, pioneer and leading manufacturer of aircraft grade T-304 stainless steel performance exhaust systems, is proud to announce their support and official title sponsorship of off-road driver Jordan Townsend, founder of JRT Offroad Racing, who will be competing in this year’s Ultra4 race series, kicking off with King of the Hammers (KOH) race in Southern California beginning February 1, 2015. With a title sponsorship through Borla, Jordan and Borla have joined forces to dominate and come out on top at the 2015 Nitto King of the Hammers. Jordan and his highly modified Jeep Wrangler #4580 can be found on-site at Pit # Nitto 129.
Factory Husqvarna’s Mike Brown was back in the saddle for round two of the GEICO AMA EnduroCross Championship, taking place at the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. Brown was looking to improve on his hard luck suffered at the season opener in Las Vegas, and was able to do so by riding to a steady sixth place finish.
Brown came into the evening program on a positive note, after qualifying second during the pre-show hot-laps. Another high point in Brown’s evening was his second-place finish in his heat race. The Factory Husqvarna rider was looking to put it all together in the main event, but multiples falls in the rocks relegated him to a sixth-place finish, but awarded him some hard-earned points in the championship.
IRVINE, Calif. (June 16th) – K&N Filters has partnered with the GEICO AMA EnduroCross Championship for 2014 to help promote their premium line of Air and Oil Filter products. K&N invented the reusable high flow cotton air filter in 1969 and has been perfecting the technology ever since. The complete line has expanded to also include performance air intake systems and oil filters for all motorcycles, ATV’s, Automotive, Trucks, Heavy-Duty/Diesel Pushers and even small engine & industrial applications.
“K&N has a great legacy in all forms of motorsports so we are extremely proud to have them join the EnduroCross family for 2014” said Lance Bryson, Director of Marketing and Sales for EnduroCross.
SCORE released the official results of the third round of its five-race World Championship Series for 2014. The race was held this past weekend in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico, spanning 447.86-miles in distance. There were a total of 232 starters for this year’s race, with 126 finishers, or a finishing rate of 54.31 percent. Racers represented 20 U.S. States and 15 different countries.
Traverse City, Mich. – Radar Tires and Bronson Motorsports dominated the 46th Annual Tecate SCORE International Baja 500 on Saturday, June 7, en route to a second consecutive Class 10 Baja 500 win. One year ago lead racer Mike Johnson won the Baja 500 event in a solo effort.
June 2nd, 2014 – It is officially being announced that NASCAR and TORC Off-Road driver Bobby Runyan Jr. has partnered with long time family owned company Kooks Custom Headers in the Speed Energy Stadium Super Truck Series.
SAN DIEGO — Andy McMilin and Quinn Cody, both accomplished champion SCORE desert racers will be in the SCORE spotlight on tonight’s SCORE Dirt LiveHD Internet show. Round 3 of the five-race 2014 SCORE World Desert Championship—the 46th Tecate SCORE Baja 500—will be held this week in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico, 86 miles south of the U.S. border at San Diego.
Celebrating its 41st season in 2014 as the World’s Foremost Desert Racing Organization, during tonight’s 22nd episode of the 2014 SCORE Dirt LiveHD season at 7 p.m. (PT) in addition to the interviews with SCORE champion racers McMillin and Cody, a special promo video will air for the next SCORE telecast on the CBS Sports Network.
RENO, Nev. — Through the second of five races in the 2014 SCORE World Desert Championship, 37 of SCORE’s toughest drivers remain in the hunt to earn 2014 SCORE Milestone Awards. SCORE races to date have both been approximately 250 miles each, one in San Felipe, Mexico and one in Plaster City, Calif., USA.
Leading the way are eight amazing racers in the featured SCORE Trophy Truck division, eight in Class 19 for stock UTVs and six in Class 1/2-1600 for single or two-seat open wheelers powered by 1600cc VW engines.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The 2014 season of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing, got under way last Saturday with the Red Bull Glen Helen National in San Bernardino, California, where Minnesota natives Ryan Dungey and Jeremy Martin secured season-opening victories. Now, heading into round two of the 12-race championship this weekend in Sacramento, California, Dungey will wear the coveted red number plate background to indicate his points lead in the 450 Class, while Martin will sport the 250 Class version of the leader’s red plate.