AMA-logo-230PICKERINGTON, Ohio – The American Motorcyclist Association welcomes new AMA Off-Road Racing Manager Erek Kudla, who most recently served as director for the AMA National Hare and Hound Championship and the AMA West Hare Scrambles Championship Series.

In his new role at AMA headquarters in Pickerington, Ohio, Kudla will be responsible for supporting and growing all AMA-sanctioned off-road racing in America. His duties include organizer assistance, rules enforcement, event management and competitor relations.

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ENSENADA, Mexico
— Space is still available for the free workshop on safety in off-road racing this Saturday (July 30) from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the SCORE Tech Center in El Cajon, Calif., just east of San Diego. With prominent guest speakers from IndyCar, NASCAR and off-road racing the annual event is being presented again by SCORE International in association with the Stand 21 Safety Foundation.

Hosted by SCORE’s Roger Norman and Stand 21 Racewear’s Yves Morizot, scheduled guest speakers include IndyCar safety consultant Dr. Terry Trammell, former NASCAR Senior Director of Safety Tom Gideon and desert-racing legend Ivan ‘Ironman’ Stewart.

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San Bernardino, CA
– Pro level off-road racing is not for the meek. If you are not going full out, you get left behind. If you fail to stick your grill in on the truck in front of you, the truck behind you will. When you constantly run on the edge, your margin of error is slim. Brandon “The Stinger” Arthur showed up for rounds 9 and 10 of the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series at Glen Helen Raceway in San Bernardino, CA, looking for a win. He was on the podium both days in rounds 7 and 8 at Estero Beach, but he wanted the top spot.

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Anthony, Idaho
– The popular UTV Invasion Powered by Boondocker event, held annually in St Anthony Idaho will take place September 1st – 5th at the popular St Anthony Sand Dunes.  Idaho Dunes RV resort will serve as the host location featuring a concert stage, vendor row as well as onsite camping and amenities.

4-Wheel-Parts-logo-6-16-15Compton, California – 4 Wheel Parts has announced its entrance into the immensely popular and growing UTV aftermarket. In launching its foray into the emerging UTV marketplace, 4 Wheel Parts has formed a multi-tiered alliance with the influential digital portal, UTVUnderground that will include content creation, marketing collaboration and the launch of the “UTVUnderground Garage” which will provide a vital retail resource to the UTV enthusiast.

“We’re enthusiasts ourselves and we have seen firsthand the explosion of excitement surrounding the UTV market,” said Rich Botello, 4 Wheel Parts COO. “UTVUnderground is the leading destination for UTV reviews, news, information and unique content. We are excited about this multifaceted collaboration as it will provide us with an authentic platform in which to connect with the UTV enthusiast.”

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MINNEAPOLIS
– Polaris Industries (NYSE: PII) is issuing a stop-ride/stop-sale advisory, pending a formal recall, for MY2016 RZR Turbo off-road vehicles, due to a potential fire hazard.

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Ricky Johnson, Photo: Alex Soltero, Fotosolweb.com

(Agua Dulce, Calif.): The NORRA Mexican 1000 is an epic race that travels the length of the Baja Peninsula. Known as “The Happiest Race On Earth,” its rally based format is fun for those seeking adventure and challenging for those who relish competition. The event has classes for many different bikes which draws a diverse and talented bunch of riders. There could be no greater demonstration of that point than to look at this year’s top finishers.

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MIAMI, Fla.
– American Force Wheels’ aluminum Beadlock Series wheels are lightweight, forged from T-­‐6061 aluminum and locked with a beadlock ring consisting of 24 ARP bolts. The beadlock ring clamps the outer bead of the tire to prevent it from coming lose under even the most harsh and abusive rock crawling or racing conditions.

Hellwig-2016-Toyota-Hilux-7-26-16Visalia, Calif. – Hellwig Products, an industry leading manufacturer of sway bars and towing and hauling suspension products, has released its upgraded front and rear sway bars for the 2016 Toyota Hilux 4wd pickup. Hellwig’s new solid front and adjustable solid rear sway bars are a quick and easy way to improve front and rear roll stiffness for better control and handling.