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Off-road racing from the legendary Mint 400 will hit cable TV this coming weekend. 

Dakar truckNothing to see here folks.  Just a massive Dakar Rally Truck launching into the air off a snowdrift.  This incredible Kamaz truck weighs over 23,000 pounds, has 11.8-inches of suspension travel and can reach speeds up to 86 MPH.  O, and it puts out 1,000 horsepower.

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If you don’t trust your equipment, you’ve got little chance of winning a race.  No one would know that better than Ricky Johnson and here he appears to be testing the sidewall strength on a set of BFGoodrich trophy truck tires.

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Can-Am SxS off-road racers had great success this past weekend on racetracks around the country, notching several victories and numerous podiums. Check out the recap of each race below.

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FRANKLIN, Tenn.
– Justin Lambert piloted his ITP Ultra Cross-equipped Polaris RZR to a Pro UTV class victory this past weekend at the SCORE International Baja 500 race in Baja, Mexico. Lambert dominated the class, winning by almost 50 minutes. Branden Sims finished second, giving ITP a 1-2 finish.

Toyo-Tires-Logo-5-16-11CYPRESS, CA – Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. (Toyo Tires®) is proud to announce a three-year agreement as co-presenting sponsor of Fan Fest, celebrating the annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC) in Colorado.  Fan Fest is held on the Friday of race weekend in Downtown Colorado Springs, and allows spectators a chance to meet with competitors, enjoy local food, and to take in several booths and exhibitions.

This year, Fan Fest will be held on Friday, June 23.  The Toyo Tires interactive display will be on-hand and will include Ken Block’s twin-turbo 1,400 horsepower 1965 Ford Mustang called “Hoonicorn RTR V2.”  Hoonicorn is the star in the upcoming Climbkhana… filmed on the dramatic road up Pikes Peak.

SCORE-Logo-12-5-11ENSENADA, Baja California, Mexico — Continuing to add to his legacy nearly every time he hits the desert, legendary Hall of Fame off-road racer Rob MacCachren of Las Vegas continues to lead the 2017 SCORE Overall and SCORE Trophy Truck point standings in the No. 11 Rockstar MacCachren Motorsports Ford F-150 at the midway point of the 2017 SCORE World Desert Championship.

With nearly 250 career desert and stadium off-road race wins, including eight SCORE season class point championships and one of just nine winners of the SCORE Baja Triple Crown, MacCachren, 52,  tops the standings with 184 points after his impressive season-opening overall victory in the 31st SCORE San Felipe 250 and his rallying third-place podium finish in the recent SCORE Baja 500. Both races were held in Baja California, Mexico.

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SANTA ANA, CA. – (June 12, 2017)
– Yokohama Tire Corporation fortified its partnership with the high-energy Nitro Circus organization by becoming an official partner of the Nitro World Games, June 24 at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Elk River, Minn.
– Due to a series of strong thunderstorms and the continued risk of additional storms this past weekend, TORC: The Off-Road Championship presented by AMSOIL will reschedule Round 4 as part of The Final Rounds at ERX Motor Park, September 23-24.

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June, 7 2017 (Mesa, Arizona)
– Robby Gordon’s Stadium Super Trucks (SST) were a thrilling highlight racing through the streets of Belle Isle during this last weekend’s Detroit Grand Prix. Off Road “Ace,” X-Games Athlete, and now a road circuit specialist, 17-year-old Gavin Harlien, from Mesa, AZ captured his first Overall Weekend Championship Victory with two podium finishes and the #1 Quickest Qualifier in the #55 Royal Purple Synthetic Lubricants SST Truck.