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Hammerking Productions Announces King of the Motos to be Held in Conjunction with the 2012 King of the Hammers

Invitation only extreme enduro competition draws top international motorcycle racers January 4, 2012 (Lake Arrowhead, CA) – Hammerking Productions, owner and producer of the iconic King of the Hammers off-road race is pleased to announce the newest event in the weeklong series of extreme off-road competitions – King of the Motos. After a groundswell of [...]

BJ Baldwin, Jumps to the Toyo tires team.

BJ Baldwin, Jumps to the Toyo tires team.

CYPRESS, CALIFORNIA – Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. announces “Ballistic” BJ Baldwin is the newest member of Team Toyo® Off-Road.  Considered one of the fiercest competitors in the sport of off-road racing, Baldwin will ride on championship-proven Toyo® Open Country M/T®-R tires through 2014.  His 800-horsepower Chevy Silverado trophy truck known as “Fedor” will carry the [...]

Spotlight on Loren Healy

Spotlight on Loren Healy

Pictures provided by Loren Healy 28 seconds can change the life of an off-road racer. For good or bad, the 2010 King of the Hammers came down to 28 seconds. The closest race with a hand full of finishers coming across the line within minutes it took some time for the timing crew to figure [...]

Master-Pull partners with Team 4405 for the 2012 King of the Hammers

Master-Pull partners with Team 4405 for the 2012 King of the Hammers

The Master-Pull 4405 Team will continue to “Race for Access” Master-Pull, the leader in synthetic ropes and recovery equipment, has partnered with Travis Carpenter’s 4405 Land-Use Team for the 2012 King of the Hammers. The 2012 King of the Hammers will be the third running of the race for Travis Carpenter, who has qualified through the 2011 [...]

HMC continues Relationship with Hammerking productions for 2012 KOH race.

HMC continues Relationship with Hammerking productions for 2012 KOH race.

HeavyMetalConcepts is pleased to announce that they will be working once again with Hammerking Productions to create the 2012 King of the Hammers film/DVD.  Continuing their relationship with Hammerking Products into the new year, HeavyMetalConcepts will be headed out to Johnson Valley, California, in February, once again working with a mixed crew to film the [...]

NORRA ANNOUNCES OFFICIAL DATES FOR 2012 MEXICAN 1000 RALLY

December 20, 2011: After months of careful planning and cooperative efforts with Mexican officials and several potential corporate partners, the National Off Road Racing Association (NORRA) today announced the official dates for the 2012 Mexican 1000 Rally as April 28 – May 2, 2012. The new time slot not only reflects a change in the [...]

Brad Lovell to auction 2012 KOH race spot off to help OHV access!

Brad Lovell to auction 2012 KOH race spot off to help OHV access!

Lovell racing’s Brad and Roger Lovell are long time supporters of OHV access issues, and they are stepping up to help save the Hammers by hosting an auction to raise money for the efforts. “We are auctioning off one of our two qualified King of the Hammers spots for the benefit of preserving recreational use [...]

Polaris Introduces new Ranger RZR XP 4 900

Polaris Introduces new Ranger RZR XP 4 900

Polaris Introduces Another Extreme-Performing Side-by-Side to the RANGER RZR Family New RANGER RZR XP 4 900 Offers Razor Sharp Xtreme Performance for Four This past January, Polaris introduced a whole new class of side-by-side with the RZR XP 900. Building off of the launch, Polaris is introducing another extreme performance side-by-side to the family, the [...]

Monster Energy Kawasaki Team Green Ride day at Pala

Monster Energy Kawasaki Team Green Ride day at Pala

Monday, December 19, 2011 – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mark your calendars for the upcoming Team Green Ride day at Pala Raceway in Pala, Calif., on Monday, December 19, 2011. The event hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bring your Kawasaki KX™ and ride for free on three different tracks. Come by vendor [...]

Kawasaki Racing Team prepares 2012

Kawasaki Racing Team went this month to Southern Europe for several testing sessions. It’s the best opportunity to test all new factoryparts a few months prior the new season.     The entire staff moved to Spain and later to South of France, where several tracks were selected for this test session. Due to some [...]

Win a trip to Griffin King of the Hammers from Trail Gear!

Win a trip to Griffin King of the Hammers from Trail Gear!

Fresno, CA, December 1st , 2011 – Trail Gear, a leading manufacturer of high quality off-road products, anounced that one lucky Trail Gear customer will be joining the Trail Gear Racing Team at the 6th annual Griffin King of the Hammers Ultra4 class race February 5nd through the 11th 2012 in Johnson Valley OHV, California.  Watch [...]

MasterCraft Safety’s Mike Ross Amongst Experts Presenting at IMIS Safety and Technical Conference

MasterCraft Safety’s Mike Ross Amongst Experts Presenting at IMIS Safety and Technical Conference

MasterCraft Safety’s Mike Ross Amongst Experts Presenting at IMIS Safety and Technical Conference   Do you have an interest in racing safety?  Are you attending the International Motorsports Industry Show (IMIS) in Indianapolis this week?  If so then you are in luck as Mike Ross, MasterCraft Safety’s Director of Technology, will be delivering a presentation [...]

POLARIS CHOOSES PROGRESSIVE AS PREFERED POWERSPORTS INSURANCE PROVIDER

Companies join forces to make it easy for off-road riders to get coverage that protects on and off their property MINNEAPOLIS, (December 2, 2011)—Polaris has chosen Progressive® Insurance as its preferred ATV, Side x Side, snowmobile and neighborhood vehicle insurer. By joining forces, Progressive—one of the country’s leading insurance providers—and Polaris—a leader in the power [...]

Bondy Leaving KYMCO USA

Spartanburg, S.C. – KYMCO USA announces that Eric Bondy has resigned his position as President & CEO to pursue a new opportunity.  To assist in the transition to new leadership,  Bondy will continue with the company until December 15, 2011. Mr. Ming Hsin Lee, current Senior Vice President of KYMCO USA, will assume the title [...]

RED BULL: NEW YEAR. NO LIMITS. CALL IT A COMEBACK!

RED BULL: NEW YEAR. NO LIMITS. CALL IT A COMEBACK!

Levi LaVallee Returns from Injury to Attempt Record-Breaking Snowmobile Distance Jump Robbie Maddison Returns After Two Years to Reclaim Motorcycle Distance Jump Record On New Year’s Eve, Live from San Diego on ESPN Santa Monica, Calif. (November 16, 2011) – A motorcycle and a snowmobile walk into a bar…Well, not quite, but not too different, as [...]

Air Quality issue at Oceano Blows up on SLO air quality control district.

Air Quality issue at Oceano Blows up on SLO air quality control district.

Reprinted from Cal coast News.com via the Off Road Business Association.   By KAREN VELIE and LISA RIZZO (Editor’s note: This is the second in a multi-part series about questionable activities of the San Luis Obispo County Air Quality Control District. Part one was Air quality district’s bloated salaries. See Alleged flaws in the study at [...]

Mystik Lubricants Announces Title Sponsorship of Top U.S. Freestyle and Snocross Snowmobile Team

Mystik Lubricants Announces Title Sponsorship of Top U.S. Freestyle and Snocross Snowmobile Team

HOUSTON, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Mystik Lubricants announced today an agreement as title sponsor of one of the country’s top freestyle and snocross team, Team LaVallee, which is led by seven-time Winter X Games medalist, Levi LaVallee. The sponsorship includes LaVallee and the other members taking an active role in the company’s new marketing [...]

Nitto® Tire Announces the All-New Nitto® Lightbox

Nitto® Tire Announces the All-New Nitto® Lightbox

CYPRESS, Calif., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Nitto Tire U.S.A. Inc., a leading developer of performance tires for enthusiasts, announced today their brand new program, Nitto® Lightbox. In search of the industry’s best automotive content, Nitto Tire is inviting both amateur and professional photographers and videographers to join the Nitto Lightbox. Within this community, photographers [...]

Spidertrax releases 2012 Contingency program.

Spidertrax releases 2012 Contingency program.

It’s that time of year again where new rigs come together and old ones get repaired in preparation of the 2012 race season. We know it takes money to get those rigs ready, so hopefully this post brings some good news to your wallet. We’re proud to announce our contingency programs for 2012 which include [...]

SXSPerformance.com launches a unique idea to support land use efforts

With the new threats of recreation areas being closed every day around the nation SXSPerformance.com launched a new project this week with a unique spin on generating income for much needed OHV activism to help keep public lands open for motorized recreation. The UTV and Side X Side based retail outlet from Montana offers discount [...]

Federal-Mogul’s Champion® Brand to Offer $100,000 in Racing Sponsorships Through Web-Based ‘Search for a Champion’ Contest

Program to Connect Company’s Legendary ‘Performance Driven’ Brand With Talented Local Racing Teams Across North America SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Oct. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — The legendary Champion® spark plug, filter, wiper and performance chemicals brand from Federal-Mogul Corporation (NASDAQ: FDML) will support a new generation of talented amateur racers through an innovative Web-based video contest that [...]


VORRA ANNOUNCES 2012 RACE SERIES THAT INCLUDES USA 500 AND RETURNING TO FALLON FOR A 250 MILE NIGHT RACE

Race organizers expanding contingency program and schedule that lowers fees as car counts increase OCTOBER 7, 2012, Sparks, NV. – Valley Off Road Racing Association (VORRA) unveiled its 2012 race series today, with plans to expand on the popular USA 500 and returning to Fallon, Nevada for a 250-mile night race. VORRA, which celebrated its [...]

RED BULL/KTM SIGNS RYAN DUNGEY TO FACTORY SX/MX TEAM

RED BULL/KTM SIGNS RYAN DUNGEY TO FACTORY SX/MX TEAM

KTM is pleased to announce the addition of Supercross/Motocross racer Ryan Dungey to the US Red Bull KTM Factory Race Team for the 2012 and 2013 AMA Pro Supercross and Motocross Championship Series, a move that underlines KTM’s determination to be a major player in leading US competition in both SX and MX disciplines. In [...]

ISA – International SideXSide Association  Laying the Foundation of SXS Organization

ISA – International SideXSide Association Laying the Foundation of SXS Organization

Southern California – September 2011 – It is with great excitement that we are able to announce the introduction of the International SideXSide Association (ISA).  Much like the AMA for the motorcycle industry the ISA looks to positively organize and support the UTV/SXS industry for UTV Manufacturers, Aftermarket Manufacturers, Retailers, Race Organizers, Event Organizers, and [...]

Is there a New Teryx 4 coming from Kawasaki?

Is there a New Teryx 4 coming from Kawasaki?

We got sent this photo from an anonomus source and it leads us to believe that there will be something new coming from Kawasaki very soon!   Stay tuned we will give you more information as we get it!

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