NORRA-LogoSince the mid-1970s, the name of Bilstein has been synonymous with high-performance shock absorbers that are engineered for the demanding environment of desert off-road racing.  Now Bilstein has joined forces with the National Off Road Racing Association (NORRA) in its mission to “Honor the Past” and “Forging the Future” by being named as the “official shock absorber” of the California-based organization.

Today’s announcement comes in preparation of NORRA”s second off-road rally of 2013– the upcoming NORRA Mexican 500 “La Carrera Del Norte” (The Race of the North).  Scheduled for Sept. 27 – 30th, the new three-day Mexican 500 rally will take competitors from the historic off-road racing home of Ensenada, Baja, Mexico to Mexicali, San Felipe and back to Ensenada over three fun and adventure-filled days of competition and camaraderie.

Los Angeles – 2XL Games and Reverb Publishing are pleased to announce that Jeremy McGrath’s Offroad will be coming to Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360 Entertainment System from Microsoft and PlayStation® Network on June 27th for 800 Microsoft points and $9.99 respectively.  Upgrade your truck and leave the competition behind in a downloadable arcade racer that delivers frenetic single and multi-player action, customizable vehicles and graphics beyond anything else out there.  Game play trailer and images of the actual game vehicles are at www.raceroffroad.com NOW!

In Jeremy McGrath’s Offroad, players race four-wheeled, 800-horsepower offroad race trucks with tons of options, as well as a wide load-out of vehicle classes including Rally Cars, Pro Buggies and Pro Lite Trucks.  Eight-player multiplayer boasts dynamic interactions between all competing vehicles so players can see and feel the impact of mid-race collisions. Career mode follows Jeremy’s bid for the Pro2 championship within the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series.  All this arcade racing action takes place inside a persistent game world that presents challenge after challenge at 60 frames per second in crispy 1080p.

Las Vegas, NV – March 23, 2012 – General Tire announced today, in conjunction with the National Off Road Racing Association (NORRA), that they will title sponsor the 2012 Mexican 1000. The General Tire NORRA Mexican 1000 will run April 28 – May 2, 2012 and cover more than 1,100 miles down the exotic Baja peninsula from Mexicali to San Jose Del Cabo. This year’s rally, the third since the Mexican 1000 revival in 2010, is comprised of gritty, old school racing and a variety of unique social activities and is sure to be one for the history books.

Known as “The Happiest Race on Earth”, the Mexican 1000 is gaining a reputation for bringing fun and a shared sense of adventure back to Baja off-road racing. The one-of-a-kind, once-a-year rally spotlights vintage off-road vehicles, motorcycles and ATVs, as well as rally cars, a limited number of modern desert racecars, and classes for prerunner-type trucks and buggies. The four-day, on and off-road rally offers teams high-speed off-road driving with unparalleled views of Mexico’s scenic Baja peninsula, as well as offering new levels of the hospitality and social camaraderie that is the heart of the General Tire Mexican 1000 experience.

Los Angeles, CA –On the heels of the excitement of the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series (LOORRS) event at the Glen Helen Raceway in San Bernardino a few weekends ago, 2XL Games revealed more information and a first look at its upcoming video game Jeremy McGrath’s Offroad. Highlighting seven-time AMA supercross champion Jeremy McGrath’s latest venture into four-wheel off road racing, this high-octane, track-tearing racer will speed onto consoles this summer from Reverb Publishing on PlayStationNetwork and on Xbox LIVE Arcade for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft from D3Publisher.

“I’m a huge fan of gaming and always have been, and being able to represent my transition from Supercross to off road racing in a game is an awesome opportunity,” said Jeremy McGrath. “Having seen the work that 2XL Games has done with racing games in the past with Rainbow Studios and more, they are the perfect team to work with to create a fast-paced, intense racing experience that I know fans will love!”