Buchanan, Michigan — Scott Douglas launched into the 2011 Traxxas TORC Series presented by AMSOIL season the same way he closed out the 2010 season—with a decisive win at the Red Bud MX season opener on Memorial Day weekend.

The win came after torrential rains forced the race to be canceled on Saturday because the track was too sloppy to allow emergency equipment access to sections of the hilly natural terrain circuit. Racers and TORC Series officials were determined to get at least one round of Pro racing in for the hardcore Red Bud MX fans.

With another major thunderstorm on the radar, the Red Bud track crew worked feverishly to groom the track for racing on Sunday. TORC adjusted the schedule and put the Pro 4 trucks out on the track first since four-wheel-drive was going to be an advantage in the super muddy conditions. Without practice or qualifying time on the new racetrack, veteran drivers like Douglas had an advantage with their ability to read the terrain and surface conditions.

Scott Douglas had almost a perfect weekend at Rounds 5 and 6 of The Off-Road Championship Series (TORC).

After hopping into the #7 AMSOIL Kumho F-150 in his new MasterCraft driving suit for round 5 of the TORC Series, he went out and earned the win in the Pro 4 class. Once he made the pass for the lead in turn one, Douglas never relinquished the lead and earned the wire-to-wire victory.

As his team would note, it was just another day at the office for Scott Douglas and his  #7 AMSOIL Kumho Tire Baileigh Industrial Ford F-150 at the opening round of the TORC short-course off-road series from Crandon, Wisconsin. Douglas opened up the series with a solid weekend, as he made the podium in each of the three races he entered. In Pro 4×4 at Round 1 & 2, Douglas finished third,and for the Crandon Cup Pro 4×4 race he finished in first place in class and second overall, finishing a mere 0.259 second behind the winner.