Townsville, Queensland – Former IndyCar competitor E.J. Viso of Caracas, Venezuela captured his first SPEED Energy Stadium Super Trucks Presented by TRAXXAS victory of the 2016 season Sunday afternoon in the SST TRAXXAS trucks finale of the Townsville 400 on the Reid Park temporary street circuit in the North Queensland town of Townsville.
Townsville, Queensland – Robby Gordon driving the Hot Wheels No. 2 truck for injured SST driver Matt Mingay captured Saturday’s thrilling second round of the SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks Presented by TRAXXAS (SST) at the Townsville 400 in Townsville, Queensland, Australia beating Alpine, Calif. driver Sheldon Creed to the line by less than a truck length.
Townsville, Queensland – Returning to Australia for the second time in 2016, 12 identically prepared Speed Energy Stadium Super Trucks presented by TRAXXAS invade the North Queensland coastal city of Townsville, July 8-10 for Rounds 10, 11 & 12 of the year long SST World Championship.
MOORESVILLE, NC – Premium synthetic lubricant and performance chemical manufacturer, Royal Purple, has announced its entry into the 2016 Stadium Super Trucks event in Townsville, Australia. Arie Luyendyk Jr. will pilot the #30 Royal Purple truck in the series’ inaugural visit to North Queensland as part of what has been billed the Biggest and Best Townsville 400.
Charlotte, North Carolina – Driver Matt Mingay, who was injured in the Stadium Super Truck Series (SST) race at the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix on June 4, has been upgraded to fair condition as he remains hospitalized at DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital, according to a hospital spokesperson.
Mingay’s family reports that the Australian driver suffered facial and head injuries in the accident, along with a small fracture of his T1 vertebrae, and he continues to make progress in his recovery.
Detroit, Michigan – Coming off a top-25 finish in the 100 running of the Indianapolis 500 last Sunday, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia driver Matt Brabham raced to his first SPEED Energy Stadium Super Trucks Presented by TRAXXAS victory Friday at the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix Race 1.
CYPRESS, CA – Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp (Toyo Tires) announced today the company has extended its commitment as the Official Tire of Speed Energy Stadium Super Trucks presented by TRAXXAS for 2016. The racing series has become a global sensation, now with races in the US, Canada, Mexico, Australia and in New Zealand.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – SPEED Energy and Stadium SUPER Trucks Presented by TRAXXAS today announced the inaugural Mike’s Peak Hill Climb Challenge at the legendary Mike’s Sky Ranch in Baja California, Mexico. In honor of 50 years of Baja Racing on the road to Mike’s Sky Ranch, SST has partnered with the Ranch to invite all off-road vehicles – of the two-, three- or four-wheeled varieties – to compete in this challenging hill climb competition.
BOSTON – The Grand Prix of Boston powered by LogMeIn organizers are excited to announce that Robby Gordon’s Speed Energy Stadium Super Trucks Presented by TRAXXAS will join the on-track lineup at the inaugural Grand Prix to be held in the South Boston Waterfront area September 2-4, 2016.