FORT WORTH, Texas – It was no-holds-barred racing at the season-opening doubleheader of TORC: The Off-Road Championship presented by AMSOIL. In the second night of TORC championship racing at Texas Motor Speedway, Chad Hord earned his first win in PRO 4WD, while Keegan Kincaid and Kyle Hart both fought for back-to-back wins in PRO 2WD and Atturo Tire PRO Light.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – To raise awareness for proper tire care and maintenance, Nissan is celebrating National Tire Safety Week from May 29 to June 4 by reminding vehicle owners of the significant role tires play in keeping them safe on the road.
Research conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration1 indicates a tire that is 25 percent below its recommended pressure is almost three times more likely to be involved in a tire-related crash than a properly inflated tire. Low tire inflation also costs vehicle owners money over the long term in reduced fuel economy and premature tire wear.
ENSENADA, Baja California, Mexico – With late entries accepted during on-site racer registration this week, a total of 223 teams are officially entered for this week’s 48th annual SCORE Baja 500. Round 2 of the four-race 2016 SCORE World Desert Championship is being held in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico, 85 miles south of the U.S. Border at San Diego.
Through Monday evening, the SCORE Baja 500 has teams entered from 22 U.S. States and 10 countries ready for the green flag to drop as they compete in Pro and Sportsman classes for cars, trucks, UTVs, motorcycles and quads in the 48th anniversary of the popular. The starting grid for the 477.52-mile race includes 32 entries so far in SCORE Trophy Truck, the marquee racing division for high-tech, 850-horsepower unlimited production trucks, 28 in Class 10, 19 in the unlimited Class 1, 16 in Trophy Truck Spec and 14 each in SCORE Lites, Pro UTV FI and Pro UTV.
If you weren’t aware that National Tire Safety Week then you’re not alone. Fortunately Toyo Tires is in the business of knowing all things tire safety, and so they’ve produced a new video series highlighting important safety reminders and tire tips to check out before hitting the road this holiday weekend.
Tooele, UT – Carl Renezeder was all smiles after a strong run in rounds 5 and 6 of the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series at the Utah Motorsports Campus in Tooele, UT. Wet weather cancelled qualifying for round 5, but track officials did an excellent job getting the surface ready for competition. Well acquainted with the Tooele track surface, the TR17 crew had both Lucas Oil / KMC Wheels / Team Associated / BFGoodrich Tires Pro-2 and Pro-4 trucks in amazing form for both rounds of racing. As a matter of fact, Carl was a little too hooked up in his Pro-4 during round 5.
More than 100 ULTRA4 cars are expected to return to Glen Helen Raceway for the 6th Annual 4 Wheel Parts Glen Helen Grand Prix. This will be the second race of the 2016 ULTRA4 Trail-gear Western Regional Series. Many of the cars expected to compete also raced in the 2016 Nitto King of The Hammers presented by 4 Wheel Parts. ULTRA4 drivers are competing for a $10,000 purse.
Top drivers are expected to be in attendance including former Kings of The Hammers. Drivers are not only racing for podium positions but also points towards the Nitto National Championship.
Chino Valley, AZ – OR-Fab designed a heavy-duty 3/16-inch thick steel skid plate for the Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) tank on 2011 to 2016 model Chevrolet/GMC 2500 and 3500 HD Duramax pickups. The skid plate protects the tank when the vehicle is subjected to off-road conditions and delivers piece of mind to anyone worried about damaging the tank while off-roading, or from debris that might be kicked up by the passenger side tire.
Stow, Ohio – Team Mickey Thompson earned top podium spots in Pro Buggy and Pro Lite during rounds five and six of the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series (LOORRS) competition at the Utah Motorsports Complex this past weekend.
In round five of Pro Buggy action, Garrett George was number two on the podium with teammate Darren Hardesty in third place.
Fort Mill, S.C. – The third race weekend of the 2016 Lucas Oil Off Road Racing season is in the books and Jerett Brooks has absolutely dominated. For Rounds 5 & 6, Brooks equaled his performance in Rounds 3 & 4 and once again earned back-to-back wins at the Utah Motorsports Campus, keeping him at the top of the LOORRS Pro Lite points battle.
SANTA ANA, CA. – (May 25, 2016) – As the official shirt partner of Chelsea FC, Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) wants to give away a trip to the ultimate Chelsea FC fan. Through its latest contest, the Yokohama True Blue Fan Challenge, YTC will award one super fan and a guest a trip to see a match between the 2015 English Premier League champion and Liverpool FC at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena on July 27. Included in the grand prize are: $1,000 in spending money, tickets, hotel and airfare. Also included is a 2016-2017 Chelsea FC jersey signed by the first team squad.