2013 Off-Road Expo Highlights

Oct. 07, 2013 By Josh Burns
“Big Red” is a 1977 Ford F-250 Crew Cab sporting a big-block Ford engine that produces 600 horsepower and 600 lb.-ft. or torque. It sports 3-inch King bypass shocks, a 10-inch over soft-ride leaf springs, and featured 20-inch Moto Metal wheels fitted with 40-inch Toyo Open Country tires.

Off-road fans gathered for the 2013 Off-Road Expo this past weekend at the Pomona Fairplex in Southern California. Thousands perused the new products, show vehicles, racer autograph sessions and press conferences, such as SCORE announcing the Baja 1000 course map and drawing for starting positions.

If you missed the show, check out some of the highlights here. For more information, visit OffRoadExpo.com.

We aren't sure exactly she’s promiting (so what if the card is upside down), but we’re buying what the Allen Tire booth girl is selling.

A Jeep FC in great condition and ready for the trail.

Fox Shox was on hand to show off its extensive line of off-road shocks.

The Herbst Landshark buggy still looks mean even if it’s not on the course.

BDS Suspension featured its diesel-powered Liberty at the show.

Baja Social Club unveiled a preview screening of the new film project. Beers and margaritas were flowing at the premiere Saturday night thanks to DragonFire and Azunia Tequila.

DragonFire unveiled yet another new project vehicle in its RZR XP 1000.

SCORE unveiled the course map for this year’s Baja 1000 before the drawing for start positions.

Off-road fans of all ages found a vehicle they loved at the show.

There were plenty of ladies floating around the Fairplex at Pomona.

Shannon Campbell, shown here at the Maxxis booth, was one of many off-road racers at Off-Road Expo signing autographs and taking pictures with fans.

Nitro showcased this slick Land Cruiser at its booth.

After taking on the Everyman Challenge last year, driver Mike Ortega (right), wife Monica (middle), and co-driver Jason Pope (left) of Big Bear Offroad Racing is moving up to the King of the Hammers race in 2014.

Pelican showed up to Off-Road Expo with some pretty slick new coolers. If properly prepped ahead of time, Pelican says it can stay cool for 7-10 days.

Miss Mint 400 was providing smiles all day at the General Tire booth.


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