Picture perfect weather was the back drop as Douglas Motorsports set-up camp at “The Big House” looking to rebound from a final night rough ride at Chicagoland. The AMSOIL Borla Exhaust Cooper Tire Walker Evans Racing Wheels had a solid weekend of racing at Crandon with two podium finishes, as the team is now third in the TORC PRO-4 Championship standings.
Vancouver, B.C. – FCA Canada (formerly Chrysler Canada) is celebrating Canada Day with a life-size replica of the iconic Jeep Wrangler built from over 4,500 cans of non-perishable food that will be donated to local charity.
CORONA, California – Coming off of a big weekend in Lake Elsinore Casey Currie headed to Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah for Rounds 7 & 8 of the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series (LOORRS). The points race is tight in the largest class of short-course off road trucks, and Casey is right at the top. After the rounds at Utah, Casey has continued to put up strong number keeping him right in line for the championship.
Tooele, UT: Alumi Craft Race Cars has helped launch two new Pro Buggy drivers into the winners club at rounds 7 and 8 of the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series in Tooele, Utah. In round 7, Alumi Craft racer Darren Hardesty Jr. took his first win in the professional ranks of the Pro Buggy class. Fellow Alumi Craft racer Mike Valentine finished third. In round 8 it was Valentine’s turn to take his first pro win with Hardesty finishing right behind him in second. Both drivers have had impressive results racing in the Lucas Oil Regional series. They have already reached the podium in the Pro series this season; now they are winners.
The Forest Service need and want your help in the continuing efforts to update the Forest Plans across the Blue Mountains National Forests — including the Malheur, Umatilla, and Wallowa-Whitman National Forests. In July and August there will be several opportunities for you to get involved and the public is invited to attend one of the public workshops listed below.
As you may know, the current Forest Plans are from 1990. Over the past 25 years, the landscape has changed significantly. Social and economic conditions have also changed across the Blue Mountains region since 1990. For these reasons and others, it is time for new Forest Plans to guide our future land-management decisions.
Only three weeks after the last race, Team Renezeder headed to Miller Motorsports Park, in Tooele, Utah for rounds 7 and 8 of the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series.
Father’s Day weekend started out for Renezeder with Saturday’s Pro-4 Race. With a 4th place qualify, the team’s hopes were high for the Pro-4. Two laps in, the engine wasn’t cooperating with their hopes and Renezeder had to contend with a re-peat of the last race. Renezeder, being the true professional that he is, focused on the next race of the day and he didn’t disappoint.
PLANO, TEXAS – En route to the Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015, Toyota celebrates the Flame of Hope arriving at the temporary Toyota headquarters (TCAL) last Friday afternoon as part of the Unified Relay Across America. Toyota’s Steve Curtis, vice president of corporate communications; and Terri Von Lehmden, national manager, PMO & talent acquisition, made the half-mile torch run down Legacy Drive in Plano, Texas. As Curtis and Von Lehmden arrived at headquarters, they were greeted by local Special Olympics athletes and their families, Jim Lentz, Toyota Motor North America chief executive officer, and one-hundred of the first Toyota employees who have moved to Texas.
As the Flame of Hope was carried onto Toyota soil, Lentz addressed the crowd in attendance reiterating Toyota’s commitment to Special Olympics USA, what it means for Toyota to be a part of the World Games Los Angeles 2015, as well as the Unified Relay Across America.
MILLVILLE, Minn. – The 2015 Mtn. Dew ATV Motocross National Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing (ATVMX), hit the home stretch on Saturday with its visit to legendary Spring Creek MX Park kicking off stops at four of the most iconic tracks on the planet to wrap up the season. Faced with some of the most challenging track conditions of the season, reigning three-time AMA Pro ATV Champion Chad Wienen rose to the occasion with a dominant 1-1 performance that gave the Wienen Motorsports/Maxxis/SSi Decals/Walsh Race Craft Yamaha rider his fourth overall victory of the season and extended his lead in the championship.
PICKERINGTON, Ohio –– Attendees at AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, July 10-12, at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio, will have numerous opportunities to hear from motorcycling experts, including AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famers, as part of the event’s seminar program.
“One highlight of AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days is getting to meet and learn from those who have made motorcycling their lives and careers,” said AMA Vice President of Operations Jeff Massey. “That’s why we pack the seminar program with great presentations that educate, entertain and inspire. There’s something here for everyone.”
Johnny Greaves is a three-time TORC PRO 4WD title holder. He’s won races at every level. And on Sunday, the driver of the Monster Energy/Maxxis Tires Toyota took home his fourth Forest County Potawatomi Community Cup championship after another nail-biter against his son and current class points leader CJ Greaves. CJ added to that points lead earlier in the day at the Big House Brawl at Crandon Off-Road International Raceway with a win over Dad in the PRO 4WD race. Traxxas/Cooper Tire pilot Keegan Kincaid broke out the broom, completing the PRO 2WD sweep at his home track. In PRO Light, after two straight runner-up finishes here, Travis Dinsmore and his Atturo Tires held off a hard-charging Luke Johnson for his first-ever class victory.