CYPRESS, CA – Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp continues with the ‘All or Nothing’ mantra as they announce that Toyo Tires® will be the Official Tire of SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road for 2015. This marks the third season that Toyo Tires has supported the series, and the second year that all Stadium SUPER Trucks (SST) will compete on Toyo Open Country A/T II tires. Toyo Open Country tires are known for their traction, durability, and uniformity, all critical to the performance of the 600-plus horsepower SST trucks.
Following a thrilling debut in 2014, the SPEED Energy Stadium Super Trucks Presented by TRAXXAS will return to the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg March 27-29 with two weekend races and a 30-minute practice session on Friday afternoon.
ADELAIDE, South Australia – Sheldon Creed captured Saturday’s thrilling second round of the SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road Presented by Traxxas Stadium Super Trucks (SST) at the Clipsal 500 in Adelaide, South Australia, beating Robby Gordon to the line by a truck length.
E.J. Viso won the first SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road Presented by Traxxas race of 2015 in convincing fashion as 10 SST Traxxas trucks took the green flag at the Clipsal 500 in Victoria Park on Friday morning.
Adelaide, South Australia ( February 16, 2015) – Clipsal 500 Adelaide organizers today announced the full driver line-up for the Toyo Tires Stadium Super Trucks Presented by Traxxas (SST) race, which will be the Australia debut of the world’s newest and most exciting form of racing.
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.