Robby Gordon Off-Road, Toyo Tires and Magnificent Seven (MAG-7) have partnered to deliver full on-course race support for 12 of North America’s top off-road events, including all SCORE-International (SCORE) and Best in the Desert (BITD) races beginning with the SCORE San Felipe 250 on Jan. 22-25.
Gordon dominated Saturday’s event – the shortest stage of the Rally – proving the speed and reliability of the Traxxas/Toyo Tires Gordini that the team knew existed. He and navigator Johnny Campbell crossed the finish line with a time of 13 minutes and 16 seconds, 25 seconds faster than second-place finisher Leeroy Poulter of South Africa. Emiliano Spataro of Argentina finished third, 29 seconds behind Gordon.
TERMAS DE RIO HONDO, Argentina (Jan. 15, 2015) – Robby Gordon and navigator Johnny Campbell took a wild ride in Stage 11 of the 37th Dakar Rally, but still finished 13th in the stage and moved inside the top 20 of the overall standings with just two stages remaining in the world’s most difficult automobile race.
“We crashed into an embankment and spun the car completely around in the air,” said Campbell. “Fortunately we landed backward on all four tires. Robby restarted the car and took off. It could have been bad crashing at about 100 mph and still scrubbing speed when we hit.”
IQUIQUE, Chile – Robby Gordon and navigator Johnny Campbell scored a 43rd-place finish in Sunday’s eighth stage of the 2015 Dakar Rally after taking a conservative approach to the 805-kilometer route due to an oil pressure issue.
After several frustrating days where mechanical issues derailed Robby Gordon’s bid for an overall Dakar Rally win, the American driver ran a great fifth stage in his Traxxas/Toyo Tires Gordini to finish third, vastly improving his starting position for Friday’s sixth stage.
SAN JUAN, Argentina – Following a very successful second-place finish in the opening stage of the 37th Dakar Rally, Robby Gordon suffered early brake problems and additional issues during Monday’s second stage, leaving him significantly behind in his quest to become the first American to win the Dakar Rally.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (Dec. 30, 2014) – After a full year of work, thousands of miles of testing and countless all-nighters, Robby Gordon and his HST Gordini race car were reunited Monday in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in preparation for Sunday’s start of the 2015 Dakar Rally – the world’s most challenging motorsports event.
Former Indycar driver, NASCAR driver/team owner, short-course race series promoter and desert racing superstar Robby Gordon set the fastest qualifying time in the featured SCORE Trophy Truck division during the special qualifying session held at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in conjunction with SEMA week Tuesday night. Gordon will start in the number one spot for next week’s 47th annual Tecate SCORE Baja 1000.
As a result of a new partnership between Stadium Super Trucks (SST) and SEMA – the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world – SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road Presented by TRAXXAS has moved its Nov. 5 race date in Las Vegas to Thursday, Nov. 6.