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Tag: "Offroad racing"

Scherer Breaks Through at PSC Brawl in Blackwell

November 10th, 2012 – Blackwell, TX: The Nitto Tire National Championship Series came to a finale last weekend  at the PSC Brawl in Blackwell, Texas. The race was held at Texana Ranch and brought together the top 50 Ultra4 drivers from the 4WD Hardware Eastern Regional Series and the Trail-Gear Western Regional Series in a [...]

BJ Baldwin Prepared To Run The Peninsula in 45th Annual Baja 1000

BJ Baldwin Prepared To Run The Peninsula in 45th Annual Baja 1000

Ensenada, Baja California November 14th – BJ Baldwin and the #97 Monster Energy / Toyo Tires Chevrolet Silverado team will make their return to the recently weather stricken Baja Peninsula for the 45th Annual Tecate SCORE Baja 1000, November 14-17. Considered to be the most grueling off-road race in the world, this year’s course will [...]

Brandon Arthur Takes HDRA Championship in Rookie Season

Brandon Arthur Takes HDRA Championship in Rookie Season

Laughlin, NV Brandon Arthur capped off an incredible season at the HDRA (http://www.hdrarace.com) , “Rockin on the River” event held in Laughlin, Nevada. He won both days finishing 10:58 ahead of second place Nick Isenhouer in his HRT Motorsports (http://www.hrtmotorsports.net) , Competitive Metals (http://www.competitivemetals.com) , Ford F-100 and earned the Class 1400 Championship. Brandon Arthur, [...]

THR Motorsports / Monster Energy Team Take on Baja, Pinned to Win SCORE Championship

Corona, CA – November 9th As if the trio of Robby Bell, Steve Hengeveld and David Pearson wasn’t strong enough, now Destry Abbott will bring even more firepower to the THR Motorsports / Monster Energy / Precision Concepts Kawasaki squad, aiming not just for the race win at the 45th Tecate/SCORE Baja 1000 but the [...]

Shaffer Motorsports Readies for 45th Annual SCORE, Baja 1000

Ensenada, Baja California Shaffer Motorsports is putting the final touches on their Class 4 racecar before heading south to compete in the 45th annual SCORE, Tecate Baja 1000. The course changes year to year from a loop race to a full run down the peninsula. This year it will start in Ensenada and zig zag [...]

Jason Coleman goes two for two and two in a row at SNORE 250

Driver Jason Coleman and his Coleman Motorsports team won their second race in a row at the EXA 94.5 FM, SNORE 250 race in Primm, Nevada. The team was fresh off their victory at the SNORE, KC Hilites, Midnight Special in Lucerne Valley, Ca. where the team ran four, 73 mile desert laps to take [...]

Dirtsports Magazine Sold to Source Interlink

For Immediate Release GRINDMEDIA NAMES JIM RYAN GROUP PUBLISHER OF NEWLY FORMED DIRT SPORTS GROUP; ADDING DIRT SPORTS AND OFF-ROAD INDUSTRY MAGAZINES TO ACTION SPORTS/ADVENTURE MEDIA PROPERTIES   San Clemente, Calif., October 1, 2012 – In a move to bolster its off-road motorsports media business, GrindMedia is acquiring Dirt Sports and Off-Road Industry magazines and [...]

Jason Coleman Spices up the Chili Cook-off with a Decisive Win

Jason Coleman Spices up the Chili Cook-off with a Decisive Win

Lucerne, CA Jason Coleman and his Coleman Motorsports team had a flawless victory at the combined MORE/SNORE Chili Cook-off and KC Hilites, Midnight Special race in Lucerne Valley, California. The combined race gave the SNORE racers a chance to go up against their fellow racers in the MORE series who would have home court advantage [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Lovell gains foothold in 2012 off road racing points battle

Colorado Springs, CO 4/25/12  -  The TORC banners are now coming down at Charlotte Motor Speedway but the excitement of high-flying door-banging action will not soon be forgotten. Tensions betweens teams was evident as each looked to determine where they would fit in the 2012 pecking order. Looking to prove themselves as a top team, the [...]

Robby Gordon Partners with Torchmate Racing for 2012-2013 Season.

Robby Gordon Partners with Torchmate Racing for 2012-2013 Season.

Capitalizing on a 10-year relationship with Lincoln Electric, Robby Gordon Motorsports has embraced the new addition to the Lincoln family and welcomed Torchmate CNC Cutting Systems onto Planet Robby. Gordon, who has acquired the Torchmate Racing built TTB car for the upcoming Griffin King of the Hammers event, will begin testing the rebadged Speed Energy [...]

Torchmate racing prepares for the 2012 King of the Hammers with a full schedule of activities.

Torchmate racing prepares for the 2012 King of the Hammers with a full schedule of activities.

Over the next week off-road enthusiasts from around the globe will converge on the tiny desert hamlet of Johnson Valley California. The sparsely populated community swells to over 20,000 when the annual pilgrimage of off roaders descends on Means dry lakebed for the King of the Hammers event. More than just a race, the weeklong [...]

ORBA To Host free Vendor Poker walk at the King of the Hammers February 9th, 2012

ORBA To Host free Vendor Poker walk at the King of the Hammers February 9th, 2012

The Off Road Business Association (ORBA) will host a Free Vendor Poker walk during Contingency for the 6th running of the King of the Hammers in Johnson Valley.   Five freshman members of the trade based OHV advocate group will be hosting the Poker walk. Participants may enter free of charge by visiting any one of [...]

Gordon on podium once again,  Nasser finds trouble late in stage

Gordon on podium once again, Nasser finds trouble late in stage

STAGE 5 RECAP Gordon on podium once again,  Nasser finds trouble late in stage Fiambala, Argentina (January 5, 2012) – Robby Gordon and his SPEED Energy/Toyo Tires HUMMER did exactly what needed to be done in the 5th stage of the Dakar Rally to gain time and position in the overall standings. The same can’t [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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