UTV racers will join the TORC Series this year for championship stops in Elk River, Minnesota, July 16-17, Bark River, Michigan, July 30-31, and Crandon, Wisconsin, September 2-4. The TORC PRO UTV series plans to expand the schedule in 2017, bringing UTV racers into the entire championship calendar.
JOLIET, Illinois – The Chicagoland Slam lived up to its name Saturday night at Round 4 of TORC: The Off-Road Championship presented by AMSOIL as racers gave it their all on the Dirt Oval at Route 66 Raceway.
The marquee PRO 4WD class saw some of the roughest racing of the night, with multiple drivers catching ruts and rolling over. It was Scott Douglas and his AMSOIL PRO 4WD that ultimately emerged unscathed, taking a first win of season. Keegan Kincaid came out on top in PRO 2WD, while Kyle Hart earned the victory in Atturo Tire PRO Light.
JOLIET, Illinois –– Mud was flying on Friday for the first night of Chicagoland Slam as TORC: The Off-Road Championship presented by AMSOIL makes its second doubleheader stop of the season.
In the first night of TORC championship racing on the Dirt Oval at Route 66 Raceway, Johnny Greaves won the PRO 4WD class, while his son CJ Greaves took the PRO 2WD win. Kyle Kleiman claimed the top spot in 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 (May 16, 2016) – The premier short-course off-road truck racing series returns to the Chicago area June 10-11 for Chicagoland Slam, the second doubleheader stop on the 2016 TORC: The Off-Road Championship calendar.
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.
Dana Point, Calif. – Arie Luyendyk Jr. will return to compete in the nations premier short-course, off-road racing series, TORC: The Off-Road Championship, in 2014 beginning with the season opener April 5-6 in Primm, Nev. The popular star from “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette” brings his winning personality and style to the track for his second season of TORC competition. He also brings a legacy of motorsports achievements to competition on the short course.
GREENVILLE, S.C. – Armed with a performance tire portfolio designed to conquer the hard corners of road racing to the grueling desert terrain of the Baja peninsula, BFGoodrich Tires closed out its 2013 motorsports season with 20 season championships and placed drivers on their respective podiums at a higher rate than a year ago.
Using its industry leading engineering and trackside support programs, BFGoodrich unveiled new race products and an unprecedented race support program in 2013. A new DOT legal race tire, the latest 37 and 39 inch desert race tires and revolutionized customized grooving–from slick to race ready- of its Mud-Terrain KR2 for short course racing, brought continued success to those racing with the brand.
St. Johns, MI – The season finale of the Traxxas TORC Series presented by AMSOIL at Crandon International Off-Road Raceway was a very busy time for the B & L Sand Toys Off-Road Truck Race Team. Both drivers, Gerrit Bancroft and Dan Baudoux were scheduled to compete in three races during the Labor Day Weekend event. Both drivers ran strong throughout the weekend, as Dan Baudoux completed with weekend as TORC Sport 4 Champion.
The biggest weekend on the short-course off-road racing calendar is the Labor Day Weekend event in the small town of Crandon, Wisconsin. The town normally has a population of 1,900 residents, but Labor Day Weekend, over 30,000 fans of the sport arrive to witness the three day event known as the Crandon Off-Road World Championships.
Verona, WI – The hard work and the attention to detail not only resulted in another win for Dale Chestnut at Crandon International Off-Road, but his name will be forever associated with winning the Traxxas TORC Series presented by AMSOIL Classix Championship for an unprecedented fourth consecutive time. The Labor Day Weekend event at Crandon is more than just a couple races, it is truly one of the greatest spectacles in motorsports. The experience of standing on top of the podium for the final race of the year, and winning the championship will be a moment Dale Chestnut will always remember.
The weekend also saw Chestnut jump into Don Koehler’s Formula 4×4 race truck for the Friday evening B & L SAND TOYS Sportsman Trophy Race. With basically no real seat time in the truck, Chestnut completed all eight laps finishing twelfth in the twenty eight truck field.