JOLIET, Illinois – The high-flying truck racing action of TORC: The Off-Road Championship presented by AMSOIL makes its annual visit to the Chicago area this Friday and Saturday for Chicagoland Slam — the second doubleheader stop on the 2016 national championship calendar.
FORT WORTH, Texas – It was no-holds-barred racing at the season-opening doubleheader of TORC: The Off-Road Championship presented by AMSOIL. In the second night of TORC championship racing at Texas Motor Speedway, Chad Hord earned his first win in PRO 4WD, while Keegan Kincaid and Kyle Hart both fought for back-to-back wins in PRO 2WD and Atturo Tire PRO Light.
FORT WORTH, Texas — The high-flying action of short-course off road truck racing brings the best drivers on dirt to The Dirt Track at Texas Motor Speedway May 27 and 28 for the season opening doubleheader of TORC: The Off-Road Championship presented by AMSOIL.
“We’re thrilled to return to the Dirt Track at Texas Motor Speedway for our season opening races,” said TORC Series director Ben Nelson. “We can’t wait to bring our fender-to-fender, no-holds barred action back to the amazing fans in the Lone Star State.”
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — TORC: The Off-Road Championship is returning to FS2 in 2016 with wall-to-wall coverage of exciting PRO Light, PRO 2WD, and PRO 4WD racing. A full slate of 14 broadcasts will bring viewers 90 minutes of championship competition Thursday nights during primetime.
“We are pleased to welcome TORC back to the FOX Sports family in 2016 and with more in-depth access to the action and drivers than ever before,” said Josh Oakley, Executive Director, Programming and Acquisitions, FOX Sports. “TORC’s short-course, off-road racing meshes perfectly with FOX Sports’ action and motor sports properties, and we’re looking forward to showcasing the championship battle to our viewers all season long.”
Mooresville, NC – Cooper Tire continues its support of Arie Luyendyk Jr. and renews its involvement with Arie Luyendyk Racing in TORC: The Off-Road Championship for 2016. Flying the recognizable blue, orange and white GUNK paint scheme, Luyendyk will also be representing Cooper in a bid for the 2016 PRO 2 Championship.
SALT LAKE CITY, UT – Salt Lake City based event, marketing and broadcast agency, Mountain Sports International, Inc. (MSI), has acquired full ownership of TORC: The Off Road Racing Championship presented by Amsoil. TORC is the nation’s premier short-course, off-road truck racing series. Along with the ownership announcement, an updated schedule for the 2016 TORC series has also been released featuring seven stops.
CRANDON, Wis. — In an event steeped in history made by legendary names in off-road racing, another racer has made his mark. CJ Greaves successfully defended his TORC: The Off-Road Championship Presented by AMSOIL PRO 2WD title Sunday in addition to earning both the PRO 4WD championship in his first season in the class and holding off Chad Hord for the AMSOIL Cup. At the season-ending Keys to the Big House Powered by Kenda Tire Traction Dealers, Greaves and his Toyota finished third in the PRO 2WD race behind winner Marty Hart and runner up Keegan Kincaid, and finished second in PRO 4WD behind Kincaid, clinching the championship.
STURGIS, S.D. (Aug. 5, 2015) — An impressive crowd at the 75th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally watched part-time TORC Series PRO Light driver Kyle Kleiman earn his first-ever class victory Tuesday at the Battle of the Chip at the Legendary Buffalo Chip Powersports Complex. It was a hard-fought, physical battle for the entire race that saw points leader Doug Mittag with his Cooper Tire-sponsored machine finish second with Cam Reimers putting his Liquid Wrench truck in third for his third podium finish of the season.
CHARLOTTE — It was a Greaves family sweep this weekend in TORC: The Off-Road Championship presented by AMSOIL as the series made its annual trip to NASCAR country for Showdown in Charlotte, Rounds 9 and 10 in the national championship series.
Defending PRO 4WD champion Johnny Greaves dominated Saturday’s Round 10, while his son CJ Greaves finished runner-up. The two had also finished one-two a day earlier – but it was CJ Greaves who earned the win on Friday. The parallel results meant no change to the PRO 4WD points spread after the ninth and 10th rounds in the championship. The younger Greaves remains a slim six points ahead of his father.
Appleton, WI – The Flying Dutchman Off-Road team will be back on the track next weekend at Crandon International Off-Road Raceway. Mike Vanden Heuvel will once again pilot the family’s familiar red Maxxis Tire equipped PRO-2WD as the team marks its thirty-sixth year of racing at the “Big House.”