cortez-dirt-riot-off-road-7-4-13PLACERVILLE, CA: This Saturday head to the Battle Rock Offroad Park right outside Cortez Colorado for a double points Dirt Riot 4×4 Endurance Race.  The heat will be on the track where high horse power tough drivers will compete for the race win and two separate Series Titles, not to mention a National Points Title!  The Dirt Riot Mountain Series and Southwest Series will both conclude with one wave of the checker flag on Saturday afternoon.  “We had our first race here last year and the terrain that it offers so close to town and Jimmy’s 4×4 is awesome!” said Rich Klein, President and founder of W.E. Rock Events.  “We are anticipating another great race with a lot of action, especially with the heightened series points battles in every class.  Some are within one to two points and these guys and gals are really dodging for those titles, and payouts of course!”

The weekend will kick off at Jimmy’s 4×4 Outback on Friday night from 5:30-8:30 pm with a drivers meet & greet.  Check out the vehicles, meet the drivers and also get shop tours through one of the most highly respected buggy builders in the Ultra4 and 4×4 offroad world.  The address is 1780 Sagebrush Circle, Cortez, Colorado, less than an hour from Durango and other surrounding popular offroading towns.

Dirt-Riot-Brian-Shirley-5-24-13PLACERVILLE, CA: The Cedar City W.E. Rock was the second ever two-day event comprised of the Trail Gear Western Series Professional Rock Crawling on Saturday, May 11th and the National Dirt Riot 4×4 Endurance Racing Southwest Regional race on Mother’s Day Sunday, May 12th.  The events took place at Three Peaks Recreation area, just outside of Cedar City, Utah. “We had a lot of families here celebrating Mother’s Day and I am thankful for all the drivers that put on an awesome show for them both Saturday at the Rock Crawl and Sunday at the Dirt Riot race!” said Rich Klein, President and founder of W.E. Rock Events.  “This is the first time in several years that we have used BLM property.  It was with great pleasure that we can say how successful it was.  Being able to work successfully with our friends at BLM was awesome.  Special thanks to the Cedar City Field Office, Mitch Owens and others for their help in making this a successful event.”

The Trail Gear Western National Pro Series Rock Crawling second event of the season was similar to the first in the nature of a one-day event with six courses during the day and a final shootout at the end. Professional Rock Crawling is one of the most intricate sports in the motorsports arena.  It is technical, mechanical and filled with action.  This event proved all of them including a 20 foot drop during the shootout.

PLACERVILLE, CA - The second round of the W.E. Rock Western Pro Nationals concluded last weekend in Oroville, CA at the Urban Assault area at Surplus City.  Brent Bradshaw took the Unlimited Class win in an epic battle to the end, and Roger Norman earned the Pro Mod class win in his rookie season.  Victor Buress has his second win in the Modified Stock class and Bror Wingard took the win in the new Sportsman Class.

The town of Oroville, CA opened its arms to the rock crawling community shutting downtown streets for Tech on Friday night.  Saturday morning the crawlers joined in the Feather Fiesta Days Parade, an annual event in Oroville.  “The crowds loved the rock crawlers, the burnouts and the 10 yard dashes,” commented Bob Frank, Surplus City Urban Assault Manager.  “It was a great show and I am glad that everyone took the opportunity to participate and show off the sport.”