CHARLOTTE, N.C. (July 30, 2014) – NBCSN will broadcast Rounds 10 & 11 of the SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road Presented by Traxxas from the Toronto Grand Prix tomorrow (Thursday, July 31) at 10:30 p.m. PDT making it 1:30 a.m. (Friday, August 1st) for our fans on the East Coast.
Toyota today released the pricing for the all-new TRD Pro Series models that are coming soon. As Toyota says, the trucks and SUVs are designed for “Serious off-roaders, professional or amateur, young and old, will soon be able to drive over rough terrain with the most adrenaline-inducing lineup of off-road vehicles Toyota has ever unleashed.”
HURRICANE MILLS, Tenn. (July 30, 2014) – The 2014 Rocky Mountain ATV/MC AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship presented by AMSOIL kicked off its racing schedule on Tuesday from the historic Loretta Lynn Ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee for the 33rd running of the world’s largest and most prestigious amateur motocross championship. Seventeen different riders emerged victorious through the first 20 gate drops and while there’s still plenty of racing left to go, several of this year’s key players were established in the opening set of motos.
San Diego, CA – “It has been a roller coaster since I started racing pro at the end of 1999 at Millville,” says veteran racer Ivan “Hot Sauce” Tedesco in announcing his retirement from RCH Soaring Eagle Suzuki this weekend. “I have had a lot of success… and a lot of failure. However, the one thing I can do is to walk away from this deal knowing I gave it my all every time I got on my motorcycle. In the end that’s all you can ask of a person — give it your all.”
BEREA, Ohio — Volant Performance announces two new closed box performance air intake system options for 2012-2014 Ford F-150 pickups equipped with the 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine, including the hot new F-150 Tremor.
“Performance-minded F-150 EcoBoost owners crave the deeper sound, cooler engine operating temperatures and more confident towing that Volant Performance air intakes provide,” said Craig R. Kohrs, vice president and general manager, TMG Performance Products. “Drivers can expect engine horsepower increases of approximately five percent, and torque increases of approximately eight percent.”
Valcourt, Québec, July 29, 2014 – Can-Am DS 450 racers recorded numerous podiums competing in both the AMA-sanctioned Mtn. Dew ATV Motocross National Championship series in Michigan and round six of the New England ATV Motocross series in Massachusetts. Joel Hetrick earned third place in the Pro class at the Red Bud MX National, while fellow Pro Travis Moore earned second in the NEATV-MX series Pro ranks.
Torrance, CA: As the only stop in the Pacific Northwest, the Washougal National is known as one of the most scenic tracks in the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross series. With weather that complemented the beautiful facility, this past Saturday was a great day for racing. Just one week after scoring his first career 450 victory, Muscle Milk-backed GEICO Honda’s Eli Tomac had another impressive showing, grabbing second overall with a pair of seconds. Team Honda Muscle Milk’s Trey Canard finished seventh overall, while teammate Fredrik Noren scored a career-best finish of eighth.
Canard nabbed a top-five start in moto one and quickly moved into second on lap two. He was able to fight off the advances of another rider for multiple laps before surrendering the position and taking over third. Canard relinquished one more spot during the 30-minute plus two-lap race, taking the checkered flag in fourth. In moto two, he got off the line to a less-than-desirable start and then crashed. He remounted in 39th and swiftly began moving his way through the field, putting together a noteworthy come-from-behind performance to finish 11th, which landed him seventh overall.
AUBURN, Indiana – An innovative piece of off-road racing history will be auctioned for a good cause this Friday, August 1: The Class 8 Baja-winning 1976 Ford F-100 campaigned by Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Famer Frank “Scoop” Vessels will go on the block. All proceeds from the truck’s sale will benefit the Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame, which is housed in the National Automobile Museum in Reno, Nevada.
For 2015, Ford has announced a number of new features for the F-150, including a new aluminum body and a smaller 2.7-liter EcoBoost V6 option. What it has yet to introduce is the cost for this new model, but all that changed today with the announcement of the 2015 F-150 pricing, which will start as low as $26,615.
IRVINE, CA – Round three of the 2014 GEICO AMA EnduroCross Championship took place in Sacramento and you can watch a full one hour show on MAVtv this coming Saturday, July 26th at 11:00 AM ET. It will also re-air later on Saturday and again on Monday June 28th.