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WEST COAST’S CASEY CURRIE DOMINATES BEST DRIVERS IN THE EAST IN AN ALL-OUT BATTLE!

WEST COAST’S CASEY CURRIE DOMINATES BEST DRIVERS IN THE EAST IN AN ALL-OUT BATTLE!

Anaheim Hills, CA (October 03, 2012) – “Huseman was a Champion and a family man; someone I look up to and want to follow. To win a cup in his and his brother Jeff’s name is completely humbling and just amazing.” – Pro Lite World Champion, Casey Currie. This weekend Casey Currie put it all […]

BRAD LOVELL CROWNED TORC PRO-LIGHT CHAMPION

BRAD LOVELL CROWNED TORC PRO-LIGHT CHAMPION

  BRAD LOVELL CROWNED TORC PRO-LIGHT CHAMPION Colorado Springs, CO 10/2/12 – Brad Lovell saves little by saying “This is the biggest moment in my career!” The statement is hard to deny as Lovell Racing won their first ever TORC PRO-Light Championship only a week after capturing the Ultra 4 Pro Championship. Lovell entered the shocking […]

LOVELL PUSHES TO THE PODIUM IN CHICAGO

LOVELL PUSHES TO THE PODIUM IN CHICAGO

TEAM KEEPS CHAMPIONSHIP HOPES ALIVE Colorado Springs, CO 7/23/12 – Chicagoland Speedway has not been kind to Brad Lovell. A lawn dart maneuver took him out of contention in 2010 and in 2011 a similar move resulted in double DNF’s. The driver of the #44 AMSOIL / Torchmate Nissan was looking for anything more than a […]

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 […]

Spotlight on Brad Lovell

Spotlight on Brad Lovell

Brad Lovell and his brother Roger have taken a passion for driving the back country of Colorado in a Ford Ranger and Bronco 2 and turned it into a career in motorsports that has yield rock crawling championships, Baja 1000 adventures, a 28 second memory at King of the Hammers and pitching his Nissan Frontier […]

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 […]

TORC Releases 2011 Schedule

The United States Auto Club announced today the 2011 race calendar for TORC – The Off-Road Championship. The schedule includes three new off-road racing venues and traditional stops at some of off-road racing’s most historic venues. In its third year as a racing series, The Off-Road Championship (TORC) will open the season on the red […]

Johnson, Douglas Earn Final TORC Series Bosch Power Pass Awards of ‘10

CRANDON, Wis. – The last weekend of the Traxxas TORC Series Presented by AMSOIL saw amazing racing, awe-inspiring victories, and the crowning of champions in every PRO and Sportsmen classes. It also saw two amazing passes by Ricky Johnson and Scott Douglas, earning them the final Bosch Power Pass Awards of the 2010 season. Johnson, […]

TORC Crandon: Greaves, Johnson, Currie Crowned 2010 TORC Series PRO Champs; Douglas Wins AMSOIL Cup

CRANDON, Wis. – The 2010 Traxxas TORC Series Presented by AMSOIL season ended Sunday with the crowning of its champions as Johnny Greaves (PRO 4WD), Ricky Johnson (PRO 2WD), and Casey Currie (PRO Light) earned titles in their respective classes. In the final event of the weekend, Scott Douglas brought home the newly-christened AMSOIL Cup, […]

TORC Crandon: Caddell Crosses the Line First, Currie Takes the TORC Series Win

TORC Crandon: Caddell Crosses the Line First, Currie Takes the TORC Series Win

CRANDON, Wis. – Casey Currie led every lap except the last one, but still came away with his third Traxxas TORC Series Presented by AMSOIL PRO Light win of the season. In the final turn of the final lap, Andrew Caddell, currently battling Currie for the class championship, made contact with Currie less than 100 […]

Johnson Takes the TORC Series PRO 2WD Sweep; Currie Takes the PRO Light Points Lead

JOLIET, Ill. – Ricky Johnson ruined the Monster party Thursday night at the Traxxas TORC Series Presented by AMSOIL race at Route 66 Raceway with the PRO 2WD event sweep as Monster Energy Drink-sponsored drivers CJ Greaves (Super Buggy), Casey Currie (PRO Light), and Johnny Greaves (PRO 4WD) won in their respective categories. Johnson also […]

TORC Series Event Schedule for Route 66 Raceway

JOLIET, Ill. – The Traxxas TORC Series Presented by AMSOIL PRO classes are providing some midweek racing action at Route 66 Raceway Wednesday and Thursday as part of a huge week of racing with the ARCA Series, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and the IZOD IndyCar Series. One of the biggest names in motorsports, […]

MacCachren, Jenkins Earn Bosch Power Pass Awards for Bark River

MacCachren, Jenkins Earn Bosch Power Pass Awards for Bark River

BARK RIVER, Mich. – Racing in the Traxxas TORC Series Presented by AMSOIL is tough. Earning a spot on the podium is even tougher. Earning that podium position after being spun early in the race and finishing second by cutting through the field with surgical precision is nearly impossible. But Rob MacCachren did just that […]

Jenkins Takes the TORC PRO 4 Win in a Wild Shootout Under the Lights

OSHKOSH, Wis. – It was a night of racing at the Oshkosh Speedzone Raceway that won’t soon be forgotten and Mike Jenkins led the way with his second career Traxxas TORC Series Presented by AMSOIL PRO 4WD win. The victory wrapped up a race that saw two red flag stoppages, one for his brother, Mark […]

Oberg Returns to TORC Series Winner’s Circle After McGrath Issues

Oberg Returns to TORC Series Winner’s Circle After McGrath Issues

BARK RIVER, Mich. – After a long absence, Mike Oberg returned to the Winner’s Circle, earning the PRO 2WD win at Bark River International Raceway Saturday. Jeremy McGrath, who earned the race’s Oakley Bomb Award with a fast lap of 1:23.544, appeared to have the victory well in hand until he had to pull off […]

Powers Proud to Represent TORC Series, U.S. Armed Forces

Powers Proud to Represent TORC Series, U.S. Armed Forces

Rob Powers has an agenda. As one of the voices of the Traxxas TORC Series Presented by AMSOIL and a pit reporter for the live streaming of the races courtesy of 3 Wide Life, GoPro cameras and eBay Motors, Powers is an entertaining figure that interacts with the drivers and fans on event weekends. He […]

Caddell, Huseman Earn Bosch Power Pass Awards for Crandon

Caddell, Huseman Earn Bosch Power Pass Awards for Crandon CRANDON, Wis. – Andrew Caddell ran a race for the ages at Crandon International Off Road Raceway in the season-opener for the Traxxas TORC Series Presented by AMSOIL on Saturday. Not only did he win the PRO Light race, he set a new track record for […]

USAC’s TORC SERIES TEAMS UP WITH CHICAGOLAND FOR NASCAR WEEKEND

Speedway, IN. (March 29, 2010) – Officials of USAC’s Traxxas Off-Road Championship presented by AMSOIL announced today that the 2010 series will compete at Route 66 Raceway, adjacent to Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill, in late-August. The event will be part of Chicagoland’s spectacular motorsports weekend, also featuring the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and […]

BRAD LOVELL TO TACKLE TORC IN 2010

BRAD LOVELL TO TACKLE TORC IN 2010

Corona, Calif. (February 1, 2010)– For 2010, Lovell Racing is headed in an exciting new high profile direction – The Traxxas TORC Series presented by AMSOIL. Brad Lovell will pilot an AMSOIL sponsored Pro-Light throughout the 2010 season in hopes of capturing a piece of the $200,000 purse. Brad comments, “I have watched off-road racing […]

Traxxas Names the Pro Light Class in the 2010 TORC Series. Sponsorship To Include Largest Ever $200,000 Season Purse

Traxxas Names the Pro Light Class in the 2010 TORC Series. Sponsorship To Include Largest Ever $200,000 Season Purse

The Traxxas Pro Light class will be home for some of the hottest racing action in the 2010 Traxxas TORC Series. Choosing to sponsor the entire class rather than a single driver, Traxxas, The Fastest Name in Radio Control,® has joined forces with TORC to raise the season purse to over $200,000 paid out over […]

TORC CHANGES TUCSON RACE DATE TO MAY 1st and 2nd, 2010

TORC CHANGES TUCSON RACE DATE TO MAY 1st and 2nd, 2010

Corona, CA (January 15, 2010)–The Traxxas TORC Series presented by AMSOIL announced today that it is changing the date for the race at USA Raceway in Tucson, AZ, originally scheduled for April 17-18, to May 1-2, 2010. The series is making the move so that it will not conflict with other off-road racing series. Other […]

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