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Polaris Receives Three More Awards to Supply Military ATVs and Side-by-Sides

Minneapolis, September 12, 2011 – Polaris Industries today announced the company received three separate awards exceeding $12 million dollars to supply MV700 ATVs, MVRS700 Side-by-Side vehicles and associated spare parts to the U.S. military and its allies. “Polaris vehicles appeal to the military due to our ability to modify our commercial off-the-shelf vehicles with additional [...]

Precision Billet Products LLC Completes the Acquisition of the Todd’s Custom Billet and Wake Designs Brand Names

Precision Billet Products LLC http://www.precisionbillet.co Precision Billet Products has completed the merger of the Todd’s Custom Billet and Wake Designs brands into the Precision Billet family. The new company will operate under the Precision Billet Products LLC name and is based in Gilbert, Arizona. The 10,000 sqft manufacturing facility is comprised of a full custom [...]

Yamaha Launches OHV Access Initiative GRANT-Tracking Map

Google Maps Technology Illustrates the Program’s Influence in the OHV Community Nationwide Now Available at www.Yamaha-Motor.com/OHVAccess Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., is proud to announce the launch of its OHV Access Initiative GRANT-tracker interactive Google map, a visual snapshot of the program’s activity across the country.  In January of 2008, the Yamaha OHV Access Initiative launched [...]

Off-Road Industry elected to the SEMA Board of Directors

Off-Road Industry elected to the SEMA Board of Directors

The music of silver meeting china laid the soundtrack for a dance of aftermarket industry leaders and their colorful dates married in resemblance of a fine painting.  Candle light, and fine linen laid the canvas for a celebration of the icons of the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) and their induction into the Hall of [...]

Lincoln Electric Acquires Torchmate

Lincoln Electric Acquires Torchmate

Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: LECO) announced today that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Applied Robotics, Inc., a leading manufacturer of CNC cutting tables and accessories in North America.  Applied Robotics, known in the welding industry by its brand name, Torchmate, has headquarters and manufacturing facilities based in Reno, Nevada. Torchmate [...]

Arctic Cat’s 2012 Wild Cat

Arctic Cat’s 2012 Wild Cat

A Race-Inspired, Pure-Sport ROV That’s Made in America Inspired by the unforgiving terrain of the Baja 1000, engineered to at- tack the gnarliest obstacles with pre- cision and control, and crafted in America by a company dedicated to performance and quality, the all-new Arctic Cat Wildcat V-Twin 1000 H.O. debuts as the most potent pure-sport [...]

AGM-Jimco X6 Trophy Truck: Made for the desert

AGM-Jimco X6 Trophy Truck: Made for the desert

For months now the offroad scene has eagerly awaited the premiere of the AGM-Jimco X6 SCORE Trophy Truck. Now it’s all go: In late September the new desert monster will be presented in Germany, with which rally ace Armin Schwarz and the All German Motorsports team tackle the US SCORE Championship. Here are the first [...]

Jeff Knoll Joins ORBA Staff.

Jeff Knoll Joins ORBA Staff.

Jeff Knoll, co-founder of the popular King of the Hammers series of films and events recently joined the staff of the Off-Road Business Association (ORBA). Knoll’s Carrera Performance Group, LLC will offer consulting and marketing services to the business focused land use association.  Following the California 200 tragedy, Knoll shifted his primary focus to land [...]

SCORE sets Tecate SCORE San Felipe Challenge of Champions desert race to be held in San Felipe, Baja California, Mexico

Insurance issues cause SCORE to move Primm race South of the Border LOS ANGELES—SCORE International confirmed today that the next race of five-race 2011 SCORE Desert Series will be the new Tecate SCORE San Felipe Challenge of Champions to be held Sept. 9-11 in San Felipe, Baja, California, Mexico.  The race replaces the Primm 300 [...]

ROADWARRIORS airing on SPIKE TV Network– Tonight!

CHECK LOCAL LISTINGS FOR THE TIME IN YOUR AREA. What better way to bring the sport of Off-Road Racing to mainstream television than covering the ‘granddaddy’ of events — the Tecate SCORE Baja 1000. Langley Productions and Executive Producer John Langley did just that, and captured what many people have never seen – the elation [...]

Race with PRP Seats at the 2012 King of the Hammers

Race with PRP Seats at the 2012 King of the Hammers

Murrieta, CA 6/20/2011- PRP Seats is making it easier for you to race the 2012 King of the Hammers. Wether your building a UTV, Stock, Stock Mod, our Ultra 4 car PRP Seats has a deal for you! When building a vehicle to compete in the toughest Off-Road race in America you need to make [...]

ARCTIC CAT LAUNCHES E-COMMERCE WEBSITE FOR U.S. MARKET

ARCTIC CAT LAUNCHES E-COMMERCE WEBSITE FOR U.S. MARKET

Consumers Now Able to Shop Online at www.arcticcat.com Thief River Falls, Minn. (6/1/11) – Arctic Cat Inc. has launched its Parts, Garments and Accessories (PG&A) online store at www.arcticcat.com for the United States market. Consumers now have the convenient option of shopping online for a full range of Arctic Cat PG&A products. These orders may [...]

Yamaha Moving Majority of Worldwide ATV Manufacturing to U.S.A.

Yamaha Moving Majority of Worldwide ATV Manufacturing to U.S.A.

First New Models Assembled in U.S.A. Start Production this Month in Newnan, Ga. CYPRESS, Calif. – May 18, 2011 – Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., (YMUS) and Yamaha Motor Manufacturing Corporation of America (YMMC) announced today that the first production run of new all-terrain vehicle (ATV) models transferred to the U.S. from overseas facilities will take [...]

Mike Vanden Heuvel to drive the #77 Pro 2wd for the 2011 TRAXXAS TORC Series

Mike Vanden Heuvel to drive the #77 Pro 2wd for the 2011 TRAXXAS TORC Series

Appleton, WI (May 16, 2011) – In 2010, Mike Vanden Heuvel more than proved himself a worthy opponent, winning the Limited 2WD Championship his first year ever in a truck.  If that wasn’t enough, he also captured more wins and more points than anyone else in TORC, as well as earning the 2010 Sportsman Driver [...]

Race Prep Racing – From Unknown to Top 10

Race Prep Racing – From Unknown to Top 10

May 10, 2011 – Simi Valley, CA:  At the Best in the Desert Silver State 300 this year a weekend jeeper qualified for the 2012 King of the Hammers (KOH).  With no prior desert racing experience, Ultra4 driver Richie Carter took his Race Prep Racing #4474 car 303 miles in just under 8 hours, scooping [...]

Chad George takes Rodeo Ford  to Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series

Chad George takes Rodeo Ford to Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series

Rodeo Ford of Goodyear, Arizona joins Chad George in the SuperLite Championship for the Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series at Speedworld Off-Road Park in Surprise Arizona on April 16-17. Dodge Earnhardt, owner of Rodeo Ford commented, “We’re excited to be apart of Chad’s racing program this weekend, he already has a great start this season, [...]

FOX Racing Shox CEO Bob Kaswen Retiring

FOX Racing Shox CEO Bob Kaswen Retiring, Larry L. Enterline Named Successor Larry L. Enterline has been appointed CEO of FOX Racing Shox effective March 22, 2011 replacing retiring CEO, Bob Kaswen—Mr. Kaswen will remain active with the company as a consultant. Watsonville, CA (PRWEB) March 11, 2011 – FOX Racing Shox announced today that [...]

Jon Crowley Joins American Sand Association Board of Directors

Jon Crowley Joins American Sand Association Board of Directors

March 10, 2011 – The American Sand Association is honored to welcome Jon Crowley to its Board of Directors.  Crowley specializes in media relations specifically for internet based outlets and is currently the editor of www.UTVGuide.net and www.DuneGuide.com websites respectively. Crowley has taken over the position held by Michael Sommer of Sand Sports Magazine. When [...]

Changes taking place at HammerKing Productions!

Changes taking place at HammerKing Productions!

JOHNSON VALLEY, CA,  MARCH 2, 2011   Hammerking Productions,Inc. will no longer be lead jointly by founders of the company, Jeff Knoll and Dave Cole, effective March 15th, 2011. Jeff has made the decision to explore new adventures and is leaving the organization that both he and Dave took from a concept to one of the most successful [...]

Alumi Craft Named 2011 Limited Buggy Class Official Sponsor

Alumi Craft Named 2011 Limited Buggy Class Official Sponsor

With preparations underway for its season opener Saturday, February 26th at Glen Helen Raceway , the Lucas Oil Regional Off Road Series announced today that Alumi Craft will be the 2011 Limited Buggy class sponsor. “Alumi Craft is a strong stable name in the off road community with a great product and outstanding customer support.  [...]

2011 Monster Energy Kawasaki UTV Team is Bigger and Ready to Take Home Championships

2011 Monster Energy Kawasaki UTV Team is Bigger and Ready to Take Home Championships

Irvine, Calif. (January 24, 2010) – The Monster Energy Kawasaki UTV team has grown larger for 2011, building on an already impressive roster, aimed at attacking all disciplines the side-by-side world has to offer. From short courses to desert, expect to see the Monster Energy Kawasaki UTV team in full force and in serious contention [...]

SCORE/Aura360 announce release on Thursday of official DVD With bonus segments celebrating 43rd Tecate SCORE Baja 1000

Official DVD of 2010 peninsula run with previously unreleased race footage available at www.bajaunlimited.com NEW YORK, N.Y.—SCORE International and Aura360 have jointly announced the release of the official DVD of the 2010 Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 desert race.  The special collection DVD, celebrating last November’s legendary granddaddy of all desert races, will go on sale [...]

Godspeed to edgar hetteen The Founder of Arctic Cat and Industry Pioneer Dies at Age 90

Godspeed to edgar hetteen The Founder of Arctic Cat and Industry Pioneer Dies at Age 90

Thief River Falls, Minn., (Feb. 16, 2011) – Edgar Hetteen has passed. The legendary founder of Arctic Cat, co-founder of Polaris and “grandfather” of snowmobiling died on Saturday, February 12, in Grand Rapids, Minn. He was 90 years old. An innovative visionary who turned the concept of an over-the-snow machine into a playful winter pastime, [...]

Team GenRight finishes the 2011 King of the Hammers in Second Place!

Team GenRight finishes the 2011 King of the Hammers in Second Place!

Tony Pellegrino in the 4485 GenRight Off-Road Buggy finishes the 2011 Griffin King of the Hammers in the second position! Starting from the 41st position at the 2011 Griffin King of the Hammers Tony Pellegrino and co-driver Bryan Lyttle had their work cut out for them to get to the front of the pack.  The [...]

STRONGHOLD MOTORSPORTS SIGNS CAMERON STEELE

STRONGHOLD MOTORSPORTS SIGNS CAMERON STEELE

Riverside, California (January 25, 2011) – Today, it was announced that the 2010 Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series Pro Buggy Champion, Cameron Steele, has become the newest member of the Stronghold Motorsports off road racing team. Joining a lineup comprised of seven-time Supercross Champion, Jeremy McGrath, Rob Naughton and Brandon Bailey, Steele will represent [...]

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