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Monster Energy Kawasaki Sweeps the 2012 WORCS Championship Podium

Monster Energy Kawasaki Sweeps the 2012 WORCS Championship Podium

Monster Energy Kawasaki Sweeps the 2012 WORCS Championship Podium Irvine, Calif. (September 10, 2012) – At the final round of the 2012 World Off Road Championship Series (WORCS) at Honolulu Hills Raceway in Taft, Calif., Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Taylor Robert sealed off his championship season aboard his KX™450F with a seventh win after going 1-1 [...]

Demeny Takes Second in Round 12

Demeny Takes Second in Round 12

Abrams, WI (September 7, 2012) – Don Demeny headed to Crandon with one purpose, to win a championship. Heading into the final weekend of TORC Sportsman racing, the #885 Nsight Telservices/Cellcom/Mickey Thompson Tires RAM was only ten points out of the lead in the Super Stock Truck Championship. The battle for the title had been [...]

Klaus Sweeps Weekend @ Crandon – Takes the World Championship

Klaus Sweeps Weekend @ Crandon – Takes the World Championship

Freehold, NJ (September 6, 2012) – After a roller coaster ride of a season, Bob Klaus was looking to end the season on a high note. Finishing well both days would secure second place in the championship and give Bob and his crew chief Tim Craley some satisfaction for their perseverance during the 2012 TORC [...]

LOVELL LEAVES CRANDON WITH PRO-LIGHT POINTS LEAD

LOVELL LEAVES CRANDON WITH PRO-LIGHT POINTS LEAD

Colorado Springs, CO 9/6/12 – 2012 hosted an epic fall Crandon event. It is always said and its always true – nothing beats Crandon. The small town came out in droves for the yearly parade. The weather was perfect, competition stiff, and racing dramatic. Especially tight was the points race in the Pro-Light division. Brad [...]

Steele Finishes Sixth – Crandon Round 12

Steele Finishes Sixth – Crandon Round 12

Madison, WI (September 6, 2012) -The Keith Steele Off-Road Racing team is the perfect definition of a competitor. The team runs a limited schedule, comes to Crandon to compete with the best PRO-2WD in the country, at the track the team continues to improve the race truck’s set-up and as each of the three rounds [...]

Sacalas Podiums for 2nd Time at Vegas toReno Race

Sacalas Podiums for 2nd Time at Vegas toReno Race

September 5th, 2012–Riverside,CA: It’s been three years since Ultra4 driver, Kevin Sacalas, began his racing career by winning the Ultra4 class in the 2009 Best in the Desert Vegas toReno: The Long Way; a 3-day, 1000 mile version of last month’s race. On August 25th, Sacalas returned to Las Vegas, NV to once again compete [...]

Saturday September 15th, Central Oregon Off-Road Racing

Saturday September 15th, Central Oregon Off-Road Racing

Come see Central Oregon’s Off-Road Short Course Racing Saturday, September 15th! Watch Race Trucks, Off-Road Buggies, UTV’s, Mini Trophy Karts and other vehicles battle each other on the track.   Date:        September 15th Event:      End of Summer Bash Location: Deschutes County Fairgrounds – Redmond, Oregon Time:        Gates open at 8 am, Racing starts at 10 [...]

ROBBY GORDON BACK RACING AT CRANDON

ROBBY GORDON BACK RACING AT CRANDON

Crandon, WI (August 30, 2012) – Crandon International Off-Road Raceway and fans alike are anxiously anticipating the arrival of veteran racer, Robby Gordon and the familiar Menards / SPEED Energy / Toyo Tires bright yellow Pro 2 and his fleet of new Stadium SUPER Trucks. Crandon’s short course track, located in Central Wisconsin, will be [...]

Hart and Huntington Off Road’s Ryan Beat Flies To The Top

Hart and Huntington Off Road’s Ryan Beat Flies To The Top

August 29, 2012 – Corona, California The Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series ventured up to Reno, Nevada for Rounds 11 & 12 and the inaugural opening of the Wild West Motorsports Park. Hart and Huntington Off Road made the trip with a strong proclamation and renewed drive. The mission to succeed for Premiere Motorsports [...]

STRONGHOLD MOTORSPORTS TAMES THE WILD WEST MOTORSPORTS PARK

STRONGHOLD MOTORSPORTS TAMES THE WILD WEST MOTORSPORTS PARK

Riverside, California (August 30, 2012) -  Stronghold Motorsports tamed Reno, Nevada’s Wild West Motorsports Park as the team emerged from Rounds 11 and 12 with a total of five podiums from the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series inaugural event at the high speed off road superspeedway. The spectacular facility, featuring enormous tabletop jumps, huge [...]

Austin Kimbrell Continues Steady Climb in Pro Lite Class

Austin Kimbrell Continues Steady Climb in Pro Lite Class

Reno, NV Austin Kimbrell and his dedicated crew put in another solid effort at rounds 11 and 12 of the Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series (LOORRS). The LOORRS shortcourse event was held at the new Wild West Motorsports Park outside Reno, Nevada. This brand new 1.2-mile track that climbed and dropped with the rolling hills, [...]

Roczen & Musquin stay onboard for KTM in the USA

Roczen & Musquin stay onboard for KTM in the USA

KTM Signs Musquin and Roczen to Two-Year Contracts 
KTM Motorsports has announced that former MX2 World Champions Marvin Musquin and Ken Roczen have both been given a new two-year contract with the US Red Bull/KTM Factory Racing Team. This news is announced just as Musquin, a two-time MX2 World Champion, achieved the highlight of his [...]

JERRY DAUGHERTY MAINTAINS HIS 3RD PLACE POSITION!

JERRY DAUGHERTY MAINTAINS HIS 3RD PLACE POSITION!

Jerry Daugherty Pro 4 #23 The LOORS Teams and drivers rolled into the Reno area for the first time this past weekend to race at the new Wild West Motorsports Park in Sparks, NV. Unlike any other track that we race in this series, Lucas Oil Off Road did an amazing job designing and building [...]

CASEY CURRIE TAKES HOME THE FIRST EVER PRO LITE VICTORY AT WILD WEST MOTORSPORTS PARK

CASEY CURRIE TAKES HOME THE FIRST EVER PRO LITE VICTORY AT WILD WEST MOTORSPORTS PARK

              Anaheim Hills, CA (August 29, 2012) – Entering the uncharted territory of the newly finished Wild West Motorsports park in Sparks, Nevada, Casey Currie and team would lead the race from flag to flag in the Monster Energy General Tire Nissan on Saturday to take home the first [...]

Kawasaki Jet Ski(R) Ultra(R) 300X Wins Pro-Am Runabout Stock National Championship at UWP-IJSBA National Tour

Irvine, Calif. (August 27, 2012) – After seven rounds spanning across the United States, Kawasaki rider Eric Francis captured the Pro-Am Runabout Stock Championship at the Governor’s Cup in Charleston, W.V. on his Jet Ski® Ultra® 300X. Coming into the final round, Francis was tied for the lead in the points standings creating a winner-takes-all [...]

Mixed Bag of Victors in Round 12

Mixed Bag of Victors in Round 12

With the drivers having had their first taste (in anger) of the new Wild West Motorsports Park here in Sparks, NV yesterday, they returned with sharpened focus’, improved setups, and an ever-greater burning desire to win. Round 12 of the 2012 Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series, presented by GEICO, was once again held on [...]

The Minority Racer joins TEAM WERK1 to race the Nurburgring of Off road – GORM 24hr Race, the toughest endurance rallye race in Germany.

“This endurance rally race was intense, like an off road version of the infamous Nurburgring 24 alias the Green Hell.  The GORM has some superb fast sections that reminded me of WRC Mexico, while the train track bumps and whoops brought back memories of King of the Hammers.  The TEAM WERK1 Petrol Suzuki Jimny survived [...]

STRONGHOLD MOTORSPORTS TAKES ON THE EXTREME AT RENO

STRONGHOLD MOTORSPORTS TAKES ON THE EXTREME AT RENO

Riverside, California (August 22, 2012) -  The Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series continues to break new ground and Stronghold Motorsports will be there in full force as the team heads to Reno, Nevada for the inaugural Silver State Showdown. The mile long, natural terrain track, built into a local mountainside features high speed straight-aways, [...]

Trophylites Battle Entire Race at Vegas To Reno

Trophylites Battle Entire Race at Vegas To Reno

Reno, NV The Best in the Desert, General Tire “Vegas to Reno” event is the longest off-road race in America. Competitors are lucky just to finish the course that travels 534 miles through the tough desert terrain and twisty mountain trails of Northern Nevada. For the Trophylite field, the tough nature of the course was [...]

King of the Motos Returns in 2013 as the Toughest Extreme Enduro in the U.S.

King of the Motos Returns in 2013 as the Toughest Extreme Enduro in the U.S.

August 20, 2012 (Temecula, CA) – Touted as the toughest extreme enduro in the United States, King of the Motos, held in conjunction with King of the Hammers announced details of the 2013 event and has officially opened pre-registration. The “proof of concept” inaugural race in 2012 race was a self supported, twenty-one person invitational [...]

LOVELL BROTHERS CONQUER VEGAS TO RENO

LOVELL BROTHERS CONQUER VEGAS TO RENO

TEAM TAKES ULTRA 4 PRO SERIES LEAD Colorado Springs, CO 8/20/12 – The route from Las Vegas to Reno is surrounded by the most desolate landscape in the US. Temperatures up to 120 degrees sear rocky mountains and silt filled valleys. The remote nature allows the area to host the longest point to point race [...]

Garrick Freitas Takes Impressive Overall Win at Grueling Vegas to Reno

Garrick Freitas Takes Impressive Overall Win at Grueling Vegas to Reno

Reno, NV Garrick Freitas and the Freitas Motorsports team had a flawless race at the Best in the Desert, Vegas to Reno (V2R) off-road race. V2R is the longest off-road race in America starting outside Las Vegas in Beatty, Nevada and finishing 534 miles north in Dayton. The race is known for tough terrain and [...]

STRONGHOLD MOTORSPORTS RETURNS HOME TO BATTLE AT LEGENDARY GLEN HELEN

STRONGHOLD MOTORSPORTS RETURNS HOME TO BATTLE AT LEGENDARY GLEN HELEN

Riverside, California (August 1, 2012) -  The eyes of the off road racing world will be focused on Legendary Glen Helen Raceway this weekend as Stronghold Motorsports  charges into their home track for Rounds 7&8 of Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series competition. Located just a short distance from the Stronghold Motorsports Riverside, California headquarters. [...]

NITTO TIRE SPONSORED DRIVER NICK NELSON WINS THE 4 WHEEL PARTS ULTRA 4 GLEN HELEN GRAND PRIX

NITTO TIRE SPONSORED DRIVER NICK NELSON WINS THE 4 WHEEL PARTS ULTRA 4 GLEN HELEN GRAND PRIX

all photos by: David Taylor Photography   Nitto Tire sponsored driver Nick Nelson navigated his 4×4 to the top of the heap to win from behind at last week’s 4 Wheel Parts Ultra 4 Glen Helen Grand Prix.  Nelson was five minutes ahead of second place, completing 23 total laps in the 2.5 hour brutal [...]

Podium Finish for Campbell Racing

Podium Finish for Campbell Racing

4Wheel Parts Ultra4 Gran Prix Glen Helen Raceway July 20-21, 2012 Gilbert, AZ (July 23, 2012)-Campbell Racing’s Nick Campbell set out to podium and qualify for the 2013 King of the Hammers and that is exactly what he did. Heading out on the track for qualifying Nick was looking for that consistent lap time that [...]

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