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Matt Lasher gets his first class win at the Pure Side-X-Side 200

SXSPerformance.com’s Matt Lasher proved that he knows a thing or two about driving off road vehicles this weekend at the Pure Side-X-Side 200. In his first desert race as a professional driver, Matt leaped up to the top step of the podium in convincing fashion. Not only did he win his class by over 2 [...]

VORRA ANNOUNCES 2013 RACE SERIES THAT INCLUDES NEW DATE FOR USA 500 AND FOUR SHORT COURSE RACES AT PRAIRIE CITY

Organizers are working on incentives to attract new racers and get past racers back on the track DECEMBER 14, 2012, Sparks, NV. – Valley Off Road Racing Association (VORRA) – www.vorra.net – unveiled its 2013 race series today, with a new date for the popular USA 500 and additional short course races at Prairie City [...]

Lucas Oil Announces New Schedule, New Tracks And New Management For Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series

With the 2012 International Motorsports Industry Show (IMIS) Show at the Indianapolis Convention Center as a backdrop, Lucas Oil made several major announcements regarding its cornerstone Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series in front of 250 journalists and industry VIPS at a special “Lunch with Lucas.” The theme of the luncheon was Lucas’ wide-sweeping commitment [...]

Polaris RANGER RZRs Continue to Dominate Race Scene

Minneapolis, March 21, 2012– With GNCC and WORCS races this past weekend, Polaris’ factory racers were out in full force doing what they do best, winning. The GNCC UTV race season kicked off this weekend in Washington, Georgia and Polaris’ factory sponsored race teams all finished in the top five. National Guard/Polaris/ Coastal/Yoshimura/DragonFire/Yokley Racing Team [...]

RJ Anderson to race the Stronghold Motorsports Pro Lite in 2012

Riverside, California (March 21, 2012) – Anchored by seven-time Supercross champion, Jeremy McGrath, the 2012 edition of the Stronghold Motorsports/Monster Energy off road racing team returns to the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series with RJ Anderson now taking the reins in ProLite while Cameron Steele looks to reclaim his ProBuggy crown. As one of [...]

Rockstar MacCachren roars to Overall, SCORE Trophy Truck victory In Saturday’s 26th MasterCraft Safety Tecate SCORE San Felipe 250

Luke McMillin captures unlimited Class 1, Caselli/Ramirez ride KTM to Overall Motorcycle & Class 22 win; Other class winners include Frederick, Septien, Mike Lawrence, Laguna, Iribe, Robinson, Rutherford SAN FELIPE, Mexico—Picking up where he left off last season with his third consecutive race win in San Felipe, Las Vegas’ Rob MacCachren overpowered a talent-laden field [...]

In the Studio with Dave Cole. Part 6

The King of the Hammers pre-event interview series continues with promoter Dave Cole. Cole talks about qualifying races for Tuesday and Wednesday, and releases the names of two celebrity drivers, while interviewer Jeff Knoll drops a bombshell of his own.  

In the Studio: Dave Cole from King of the Hammers Part 1

The 2012 Griffin King of the Hammers will be the largest Ultra4 race to date with the expansion in all directions. Expanded racing, increased spectator and racer features, and a larger Hammertown built in the desert of Southern California for the week of February 3rd through 11th 2012. OffRoadPress.com had the opportunity to sit down [...]

Rick Mooneyham in the Spotlight

Rick Mooneyham in the Spotlight

Brutal honesty. The discussion was not something comfortable, following the release of the first King of the Hammers movie. EZ Rick Mooneyham was not happy that his third place finish was not given more attention in the film. His argument was good, and he spoke with conviction. He picked up the phone and spoke his [...]

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 [...]

VORRA ANNOUNCES REVISED RACE SCHEDULE FOR 2012 AND WILL REQUIRE HEAD & NECK RESTRAINTS STARTING 2013

December 15, 2011, Sparks, NV. — Valley Off Road Racing Association (VORRA) today announced a revised race schedule, following input and voting at the Association’s December 10 membership meeting. The signature USA 500 desert race moved back to July, and members voted to continue with two double-header short course weekends at Prairie City following the [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

GBC Motorsports Gets Behind Breast Cancer Awareness at Ironman GNCC

GBC Motorsports Gets Behind Breast Cancer Awareness at Ironman GNCC

The Ironman GNCC has long been known as the largest and most prestigious event on the series schedule. However, for the second year in a row this stop on the tour has been about something bigger than racing itself. The weekend started off with GBC team riders Johnny Gallagher and Jeff Pickens making a special [...]

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 RACING ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES SHORT COURSE DOUBLE-HEADER HALLOWEEN WEEKEND AT PRAIRIE CITY

VORRA RACING ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES SHORT COURSE DOUBLE-HEADER HALLOWEEN WEEKEND AT PRAIRIE CITY

September 9, 2011, Sparks, Nev. — Valley Off Road Racing Association (VORRA) today announced it will consolidate the final two events of its 2011 season with a first ever Short Course Double Header Halloween weekend, October 28 – 30 at Prairie City SVRA outside Sacramento. “Short course racing is fast, intense and a fan favorite, [...]

The California 200-One Year Later – Part 5

The California 200-One Year Later – Part 5

The California 200-One Year Later Part five of a multi-part series on Offroadpress.com Part 1 http://offroadpress.com/2011/08/the-california-200-one-year-later-part-1/ Part 2 http://offroadpress.com/2011/08/the-california-200-one-year-later-part-2/ Part 3: http://offroadpress.com/2011/08/the-california-200-one-year-later-part-3/ Part 4 http://offroadpress.com/2011/08/the-california-200-one-year-later-part-4/ A Series of Unfortunate Events Sadly tragedy again strikes the Off-road community. On August 11th Brian Lynn owner of the Slash X Café lost his life in an automobile accident, [...]

The California 200-One Year Later – Part 4

The California 200-One Year Later – Part 4

The California 200-One Year Later Part four of a multi-part series on Offroadpress.com A Series of Unfortunate Events As the sun sank into the dust of the Mojave Desert, a series of unfortunate events began to unfold that would forever change the landscape of an entire community. August 14th, 2010 will remain burned into the [...]

Pro 2 Results and Photos from Sunday at Glen Helen

Pro 2 Results and Photos from Sunday at Glen Helen

The final race of the night was action packed to say the least.  It had the fans standing on their feet the whole time.  It was the perfect way to end a weekend of racing.  Now we just have to wait until they come back to Glen Helen next year for more exciting Pro 2 [...]

Super Lite Sunday Photos and Results from Glen Helen

Super Lite Sunday Photos and Results from Glen Helen

Chad George gets the holeshot and runs away with the race.  The race was pretty uneventfull up until the last lap when Dawson Kirchner passes Austin Kimbrell to take the third spot. Here are your photos and results. 1 42 CHAD GEORGE 15 13:49.667 50.414 11 57.127 2 25 PATRICK CLARK 15 13:53.076 3.409 50.850 [...]

Pro Lite Unlimited Results and photos for Sunday at Glen Helen

Pro Lite Unlimited Results and photos for Sunday at Glen Helen

It was an Action packed race to say the least!  Here are your photos and results.   1 16 CAMERON STEELE 18 17:53.415 48.639 2 59.212 2 19 COREY SISLER 18 17:54.347 0.932 49.200 2 58.537 3 55 Matt Cook 18 18:06.313 12.898 50.488 5 57.043 4 33 JIMMY STEPHENSEN 18 18:09.355 15.940 50.150 3 [...]

Pro 4 Unlimited Results from Sunday at the Lucas Oil Off-Road Races at Glen Helen

Pro 4 Unlimited Results from Sunday at the Lucas Oil Off-Road Races at Glen Helen

Here are your Pro 4 Unlimited results from Sunday’s racing action at Glen Helen. 1 36 RICK HUSEMAN 22 21:08.784 43.820 21 65.723 2 99 KYLE LEDUC 22 21:10.193 1.409 44.104 21 65.300 3 17 CARL RENEZEDER 22 21:15.426 6.642 44.540 13 64.661 4 5 TRAVIS COYNE 22 21:17.653 8.869 46.172 2 62.375 5 8 [...]

Lucas short course qualifying yesterday has yielded a few twists and turns. In Pro2 Impact racing Robby Pierce put his company’s equipment to the test with a yard sale in turn two.

Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Glen Helen Saturday Pre Race Update

Roving bands of preteens on BMX bikes reign supreme in the pits of the Lucas Off-Road racing series as teams prepare for tonight’s race in San Bernardino California.  Moms bath in the sun, Dads turn wrenches, and bench race as they prepare to do battle at the famous Glen Helen Raceway.  Seven Time Supercross champion [...]

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