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Valentino Rossi at Monza Rally Show 2011

Valentino Rossi at Monza Rally Show 2011

Last weekend, Valentino Rossi brought a ton of color and a different class of racing pedigree to the Monza Rally Show. The Doctor lit the place up with some spectacular performances behind the wheel and had the tens of thousands packed into the grandstands jumping all weekend long. Outside the garage for his 3 car [...]

THR / Bonanza Plumbing / Kawasaki / Monster Energy / Precision Concepts Team Overcomes Challenges For Strong Finish At The Baja 1000

THR / Bonanza Plumbing / Kawasaki / Monster Energy / Precision Concepts Team Overcomes Challenges For Strong Finish At The Baja 1000

  THR Motorsports / Bonanza Plumbing team rider and past Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 winner Robby Bell started ninth off the line on the Precision Concepts-prepped Kawasaki KX450F and was physically third on course after the first 90 miles of technical terrain.  Bell then handed the bike off to reigning Vegas to Reno champion Shane [...]

Race Prep Racing: Solid Finish at Glen Helen Caps Consistent Season

Race Prep Racing: Solid Finish at Glen Helen Caps Consistent Season

November 2011, California:  Privateer Ultra4 team Race Prep Racing completed their rookie season with a solid finish at Glen Helen Motorsports Park last month.  Richie Carter, driver, made 24 laps in the unpredictable endurance race that proved to be too difficult to finish for more than half the field.  This Race Prep Racing result puts [...]

Terrible Herbst Motor Sports Overcomes All Obstacles For Top Ten Baja 1000 Finish

Terrible Herbst Motor Sports Overcomes All Obstacles For Top Ten Baja 1000 Finish

“When you are racing in Baja anything can happen,” Troy Herbst explained.  “That is part of the appeal, but it sure makes it tough to plan ahead.” Troy’s No. 49 Terrible Herbst Motor Sports Ford was at the starting line for the Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 when word came across the radio that a semi [...]

TEAM BFG CONQUERS THE BAJA 1000

TEAM BFG CONQUERS THE BAJA 1000

Colorado Springs, CO 11/21/11 –  For the first time in four attempts, I have finished the Baja 1000. The BFGoodrich Team of Bud Brutsman, Andrew Comrie-Picard, Roger Lovell, Joel Weinberger, Kyle Tucker, and myself overcame major mechanical issues to finish with of time of 27:42:26. We were 6th in Class 10. While I am proud [...]

Monster Energy Kawasaki’s EnduroCross Team Ends Season on a High Note

Monster Energy Kawasaki’s EnduroCross Team Ends Season on a High Note

  Monster Energy Kawasaki’s EnduroCross Team Ends Season on a High Note   Irvine, Calif. (November 21, 2011) – Monster Energy Kawasaki’s off road team wrapped up the season on a high note at the final round of the AMA EnduroCross series at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. With two main events, and a [...]

Baja 1000: Monster test with perfect result

Baja 1000: Monster test with perfect result

Twelfth in the Trophy Truck category, twentieth overall. That’s a great result of the first outing of our new AGM-Jimco X6 SCORE Trophy Truck last weekend. We choose nothing else but the grueling Baja 1000 for our first extensive test run under competition conditions. The Baja 1000 is a killer in its own right. But [...]

Andy McMillin wins the Baja 1000 & Bryce Menzies captures 2011 Score title

Andy & Scott McMillin capture SCORE Trophy Truck, Overall 4wheel victory; Norman/Cody/Holladay win overall 2wheel at 44th Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 Davis wins Class 1, Matlock’s team captures overall ATV victory; Menzies finishes third in SCORE Trophy Truck to capture class & 2011 overall SCORE point title for 705-mile loop race that started and finished [...]

KTM: Ready to Race Dakar 2012!

KTM: Ready to Race Dakar 2012!

When the KTM Factory rally team went off to Fontjouncouse in the south of France recently it was all about carrying out final tests on the KTM 450 rally bike ahead of the challenge of Dakar 2012, to enjoy the camaraderie of the Orange Rally Family and to have some fun. Now the countdown is [...]

Walker Evans racing takes 5 of 6 podiums with RJ Anderson at the wheel.

Walker Evans racing takes 5 of 6 podiums with RJ Anderson at the wheel.

Riverside, CA 11/17/2011 –  It was a big weekend in Las Vegas for rounds 13 & 14 of the Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series (LOORRS).  With the stands packed in honor of fallen competitor Rick Huseman, the level of competition on the track was lifted to a level not seen all year.  Racers in all [...]

Jon Bundrant returns to Rocksports at 2012 King of the Hammers

Jon Bundrant returns to Rocksports at 2012 King of the Hammers

(Click Thumbs For Hi-Res)     Full-Bodied FJ Cruiser To Compete in 2012 King of the Hammers  Rock royalty Jon Bundrant returns to hardcore competitionFormer SuperCrawl champion Jon Bundrant is coming out of retirement for King of the Hammers 2012. Bundrant will compete in Team All-Pro Off-Road’s new full-bodied Ultra FJ. This unique Pro Class [...]

Ultra4 Racing Announces New “Branik Beast of the East”

Ultra4 Racing Announces New “Branik Beast of the East”

Branik Motorsports to support top east coast Griffin King of the Hammers competitors   November 17, 2011– Johnson Valley, CA:  Today, Ultra4 Racing announced a new partnership with Branik Motorsports to create an exciting new opportunity for east coast Ultra4 drivers in 2012.  “The Branik Beast of The East” will award multi-race vehicle transportation to [...]

Sheldon Creed: The Future Of Off Road Racing Is Now!

A mere fourteen years old, Sheldon Creed has experienced more Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series (LOORRS) victories than birthdays.  The three-time Kart champion took home his 17th short course win last weekend at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, this time in the ultracompetitive Super Lite class.  It has hard to believe that Creed’s first time [...]

The Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series Releases 2012 Schedule

The Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series Releases 2012 Schedule

Today, the Lucas Oil Off Racing Series released its 2012 schedule featuring a return to locations familiar to spectators and competitors while the expansion of the sport of short course off road racing continues with a Labor Day weekend event at the series’ newest facility in Reno, Nevada. This weekend event, September 1st & 2nd [...]

Video Feature “In the Saddle with Kawasaki’s Justin Soule’ “

Video Feature “In the Saddle with Kawasaki’s Justin Soule’ “

In this episode of In the Saddle, we catch up with Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Justin Soule’. One of the top off-road racers in the world, this talented young racer kicked-off the Endurocross season grabbing a bronze medal at the inaugural event at X Games 17. Over the course of the season, Soule’ has been busy [...]

Chris Ridgway Rides 10x in 2011 Baja 1000

Chris Ridgway Rides 10x in 2011 Baja 1000

APPLE VALLEY, CA  NOVEMBER 15, 2011 – Amputee Chris Ridgway will ride the Baja 1000 on Honda 10x This Friday November 18, 2011.  After mechanical issues at the 2011 Extremity Games, Ridgway will take the leg of the Baja 1000 that could be the most treacherous – the 200 miles at night.  “I am antsy, I haven’t done [...]

Babbitt’s Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Tyler Bowers Leads Second Kawasaki Podium Sweep of the Season

Babbitt’s Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Tyler Bowers Leads Second Kawasaki Podium Sweep of the Season

  Irvine, Calif. (November 14, 2011) – Babbitt’s Monster Energy Amsoil Kawasaki’s Tyler Bowers led the second all-Kawasaki podium sweep of the season at Round 3 of the 2012 AMA Arenacross series at Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wis. Over the course of the two-day race weekend, Bowers finished second on Friday, but came out [...]

Rockstar Energy Drink’s Rob MacCachren Hopes No. 20 + No. 30 Equal No. 1 At The Tecate SCORE Baja 1000

Rockstar Energy Drink’s Rob MacCachren Hopes No. 20 + No. 30 Equal No. 1 At The Tecate SCORE Baja 1000

MasterCraft Racing is employing some “new math” in their campaign to win a SCORE International desert racing season championship.  20 + 30 = 1 at the Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 as No. 30 driver Robbie Pierce will park his Jimco truck and forfeit his fifth place starting position to share driving duties in the No. [...]

LOVELL BROTHERS HEAD TO BAJA WITH BFGOODRICH TIRES

LOVELL BROTHERS HEAD TO BAJA WITH BFGOODRICH TIRES

Colorado Springs, CO 11/14/11   Brad & Roger Lovell are ready to take on the grand-daddy of all off-road races, the Baja 1000. While many are familiar with the race, it is hard to fully comprehend the scope of such a race without firsthand experience. BFGoodrich has been racing on the Baja for decades and has [...]

SCORE releases 2012 Off Road Schedule

SCORE International’s 45th anniversary celebration of the legendary Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 highlights five-race 2012 SCORE Desert Series SCORE to celebrate November’s 45th racing extravaganza down Mexico’s Baja California peninsula from Ensenada to La Paz LOS ANGELES—Preparing to celebrate its 39th year as the world’s foremost desert racing sanctioning body, SCORE International today officially announced [...]

2011 Score Baja 1000 facts

WHAT: 44th Annual Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 desert race Final event of the five-race 2011 SCORE Desert Series WHEN: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday, November 16-20, 2011 WHERE: Ensenada-Baja California, Mexico (65 miles south of U.S./Mexico Border) WHO: Over 275 entries from 34 U.S. States, and 16 countries, competing in 36 Pro and 6 [...]

Interview with Kawasaki’s Livia Lancelot

Interview with Kawasaki’s Livia Lancelot

Courtesy of Kawasaki Livia has renewed her contract with Team Rockstar Bud Racing Kawasaki just before her final race of the season in Geneva. We sat down to talk about her current season and the future. Another French title and a podium at the X Games, it was a good season for you Livia? For [...]

Team GBC Motorsports Saddles  up for the “Dude Ranch”

Team GBC Motorsports Saddles up for the “Dude Ranch”

  • Bryan Cook, Kevin Yoho and Jeff Pickens finished 6th, 7th and 8th respectively in the XC1 Pro class. • Eric Hoyland landed on the podium once again while Richie Brown stole the holeshot aboard his Ground Buster II’s in the XC2 class. • Kristen Atwell finished 2nd at Loretta Lynn’s, putting her in 3rd on [...]

Kyle LeDuc Makes It Three Of A Kind In Front Of A Full House In Las Vegas

Kyle LeDuc Makes It Three Of A Kind In Front Of A Full House In Las Vegas

Chaplain Steve Hanson offered a somber prayer for Rick and Jeff Huseman to open the ceremonies for the latest Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series (LOORRS) race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway last weekend.  The Husemans and their friend Danny Hicks died in a plane crash just three weeks prior to the race, taking away [...]

CASEY CURRIE 5th in POINTS IN PRO LITE AT LUCAS OIL OFF-ROAD CHAMPIONSHIP

CASEY CURRIE 5th in POINTS IN PRO LITE AT LUCAS OIL OFF-ROAD CHAMPIONSHIP

Anaheim Hills, CA (November 09, 2011) – Casey Currie was all-in at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, in his No. 2 Monster Energy General Tire Nissan, contending for the Lucas Oil Off-Road Championship. With some intense racing, and a couple of set backs, Casey drove hard and pushed through to finish the weekend strong, with one race [...]

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