Coming fresh off the recent BITD Vegas to Reno race and off-site training for his big jump this weekend, Bryce Menzies and team headed to the ghost town in New Mexico where he will attempting his record-breaking jump this Saturday, August 27. Menzies will be launching his Pro 2 truck hundreds of feet in an attempt to break the off-road truck distance record of 332 feet.
BFGoodrich Tires unveiled its newest all-terrain tire, the KO2 T/A, back in 2014 to replace its long-standing KO all-terrain as its new flagship off-road tire. BFG just announced today that it is expanding its offerings for the KO2, a tire it hails as its “most advanced light truck tire ever.”
Anthony, Idaho – The popular UTV Invasion Powered by Boondocker event, held annually in St Anthony Idaho will take place September 1st – 5th at the popular St Anthony Sand Dunes. Idaho Dunes RV resort will serve as the host location featuring a concert stage, vendor row as well as onsite camping and amenities.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Entries are now open, and 26 of the 144 spots for the inaugural Mike’s Peak Hill Climb Challenge have already been filled. The event takes place October 13-16, at the legendary Mike’s Sky Rancho in Baja California, Mexico.
The Off-road powerhouse team of RPM Off-Road of Bristol, Tenn., has entered five-vehicles to tackle the 31 km route, climbing the 4,000 foot ascent to the top of “Mike’s Peak” through multiple cattle guards and water crossings.
Long Beach, CA – Head Hoonigan in Charge, Ken Block, has teamed up with artist, friend and fellow Utah resident, Jim Mangan, to create a photography book titled BLAST. The work builds upon the epic, almost otherworldly landscape photography that helped Mangan break out in the world of photography, but does so with the incorporation of both Block and his Ford Fiesta HFHV rally car.
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.