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Marked Motorsports Logo 220x108 Marked MotorSports Jake Hallenbeck Named 2013 Ultra4 Rookie of the YearRENO, NV   OCTOBER 3, 2013:  At the end of a very successful season Jake Hallenbeck, driving the orange CKRC Hobbies sponsored #4775 car, was named the Ultra4 Rookie of the Year.  The team, which was formed in November of 2012, stayed consistent all year.  They got their first podium when finishing 3rd at the Ultra4 American Rock Sports Challenge.  They had a top 10 finish at the MetalCloak NorCal Stampede and last weekend ended the season with a 6th in the 2013 Ultra4 Nitto Tires National Championship.  Marked MotorSports claimed 3rd place in the Ultra4 West Coast Series Championship points in their first year racing the Ultra4 Series.  “This has been an amazing year!  Going from not even having a car or team less than a year ago, to now having a series of wins and respect from my fellow racers has been a great, great experience,” explained Jake Hallenbeck. With the team’s finishes they are pre-qualified for the 2014 Griffin King of the Hammers. Read More→

Two Time Ultra4 National Race Winner

Jason Scherer Thom Kingston 2013 Nationals 1 220x146 Jason Scherer Wins Ultra4 Nitto Tires National FinalsDANVILLE, CA   SEPTEMBER 30, 2013   Jason Scherer finished the 2013 season with a Win at the 2013 Ultra4 Nitto Tires National Finals in Congress, Arizona.  Jason started 12th, per the season points starting order, and finished first ahead of Nitto Tires teammate Rick Mooneyham by only 4 seconds.  This season Jason Scherer has qualified for two pole position starts, won two events and has been plagued with transmission failures, a full season of roller coaster rides, according to Jason.  “It’s hard to win these races with the level of talent in our field of drivers.  You never know if this is going to be your last win so you really have to cherish them when you can.  Winning the last race of the season always gives you a nice offseason and hopefully I can start the year off with a win next year and keep the momentum going,” said Jason Scherer in a post-race interview.   Read More→

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Top Off-Road Racers and Racing Legends Will Sign Autographs and Greet Fans Throughout the Weekend

ORE Celeb 220x149 MEET PROFESSIONAL OFF ROAD RACERS AT 2013 LUCAS OIL OFF ROAD EXPOPOMONA, Calif. (September 27, 2013) – More than 26 top professional off-road racers and racing legends will sign autographs and greet fans at the 2013 Lucas Oil Off-Road Expopowered by General Tire set to take place Saturday, October 5 through Sunday, October 6. Off-road racing fans are invited to collect posters and autographs from all their favorite off-road celebrities throughout the weekend. The off-road celebrity line up is as follows: Read More→

Flynhi Jeremy Hammer Nitto 220x165 Fly N Hi Jeremy Hammer added to Nitto Tires TeamPHOENIX, AZ – SEPTEMBER 25, 2013:  Jeremy Hammer, owner of Fly-N-Hi Total Performance Center in Phoenix, is proud to announce Nitto Tires as the teams tire of choice.  This news comes as the team is anxiously preparing two cars for the Nitto Tires Ultra4 Nationals in Congress, AZ this weekend.  “We are proud to have their tire under our car and join the team of champions including Loren Healey, Jason Scherer, Nick Nelson and Randy & Cottin Rodd among others,” said Jeremy as he looked up for a minute from mounting tires. The Ultra4 car is currently getting a new wrap. Read More→

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“LUNCH WITH THE LEGENDS”  AT 2013 LUCAS OIL OFF-ROAD EXPO

Lunch with the Legendsheader 220x109 OFF ROAD BUSINESS ASSOCIATION (ORBA) TO HOST VIP EXPERIENCEPOMONA, Calif. (September 25, 2013) — The 2013 Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo powered by General Tire is arguably the biggest show of the year for the off-road industry, and now a very exclusive group of attendees will be able to enjoy a one-of-a-kind VIP experience. Family Events, in partnership with the Off Road Business Association (ORBA), will offer a limited number of VIP Experience Packages to be sold to enthusiasts who want to enjoy special privileges including a “Lunch with the Legends”, VIP parking and more.’ Read More→

Proceeds go entirely towards supporting the future of the Rubicon Trail

Cantina for the Con 2013 1 220x146 Rubicon Trail Foundation Cantina for the Con Raised $50,000 PLACERVILLE, CA   SEPTEMBER 23, 2013:  The Rubicon Trail Foundation would like to thank every person and company across the country that participated in this years 9th Annual Cantina for the Con, which strictly benefits the Rubicon Trail in Northern California.  The event that consisted of a Pre-Sale BBQ and a two-day event at the mouth of the Rubicon Trail had a Raffle that was an amazing mix of products and the best Tacos on the Rubicon.  “So many people think of the Rubicon Trail as a 4×4 only trail, but we see UTV’s, Motorcycles, Trials Bikes, Quads, Horses, Hikers, Bikers and others utilizing the trail,” said Rusty Folena, President of the Rubicon Trail Foundation.  “Our Foundation works every day to keep this trail open for anyone to use, specifically all types of motorized access.  We want to thank everyone that participated in this year’s annual fundraiser; the entire Board of Directors sincerely appreciates it. We hope everyone had fun and will plan on joining us again next year.” Read More→

Jason Scherer KOH 13 2 220x146 Jason Scherer Prepared to Take on Arizona Desert at Ultra4 Nitto Tires National FinalsDANVILLE, CA   SEPTEMBER 25, 2013   Jason Scherer would like to cap off the season with a solid race at the 2013 Ultra4 Nitto Tires National Finals in Congress, Arizona this weekend.  “This has been an interesting season to say the least; we have won poles, won events and then plagued with transmission failures.  We have lead a lot of laps and had the speed to win, but part failures have taken us out before the checker flag,” said Jason Scherer, driver of the Rubicon Express #76 car.  “We won the National race last year in Texas and feel we may have found the solution to our car troubles just in time to come to Arizona and compete strong this weekend.” Then Jason adds, “After this race I can’t wait to get up to the Rubicon Trail in my 2014 JK and test out the new Rubicon Express suspension and Smittybilt products that are being installed at 4Wheel Parts while we are at the race!” Read More→

Saturday and Sunday September 28-29 in Cortez, CO

Grands1 220x142 PSC Motorsports W.E. Rock Professional Rock Crawling Grand Nationals in Cortez ColoradoPLACERVILLE, CA   SEPTEMBER 19, 2013:  The Grand Nationals is the final event of the 2013 Professional Rock Crawling season where the East Coast drivers meet the West Coast drivers in a final shootout where only one will leave with the National Title. WERock PSC Grand Nationals will be a Saturday and Sunday event on September 28-29 in Cortez, CO; a few miles down from the recent Dirt Riot location and only minutes from Jimmy’s 4×4.  “Each year we move the location between the East and West in consideration of the drivers, and this year it is a West Coast event.  We chose the Cortez, Colorado location for its natural terrain and difficulty,” said Rich Klein, President and founder of W.E. Rock Events.  “These are the top drivers from across the country and they will be putting everything on the line for this title, creating guaranteed action for spectators.” Read More→

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Party All Day Saturday at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler

Arizona Regional 2 220x146 Lucas Oil Off Road Regional Series Arizona Tail Gate PartyThis Saturday, September 28th, the Lucas Oil Off-Road Regional Series-AZ will once again invade the Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona.  Bring your chair’s and shade, or opt to tailgate while watching some of the most intense, dirt slinging, high flying, 4 wheel door to door action on dirt. Read More→

AUCTION TO TAKE PLACE IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE 2013 LUCAS OIL OFF-ROAD EXPO POWERED BY GENERAL TIRE

POMONA, Calif. (September 17, 2013) – 2012 ORMHOF 220x123 OFF ROAD MOTORSPORTS HALL OF FAME ANNUAL SILENT AUCTION  on Saturday, October 5, from 2 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. All funds raised benefit the Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame, a non-profit organization committed to honoring those who have committed their lives to the off-road community. Read More→

Nearly 300 Entries from More Than 20 Countries to be Announced and Official Race Course Map to be Unveiled

Scoreville 2012 220x146 46TH TECATE SCORE BAJA 1000 DESERT RACE LIVE DRAWING FOR STARTING POSITIONS SET TO TAKE PLACE AT 2013 LUCAS OIL OFF ROAD EXPO ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5, AT 3 P.M.POMONA, Calif. (September 11, 2013) – Celebrating all that is off-road, 2013 Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo powered by General Tire will host the Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 Desert Race official live race drawing for starting positions. On Saturday, October 5, at 3 p.m., the crowds will flock to the expansive SCOREville exhibit in the Pomona Fairplex Building 5, to hear the live announcements and be among the first to see the official race course map. Read More→

350-plus Exhibitors, Racing Demos, Off Road Test Drives, Celebrity Appearances, and More 

2013 ORE LOGO 220x174 2013 LUCAS OIL OFF ROAD EXPO ROLLS INTO POMONA FAIRPLEXPOMONA, Calif. (August 29, 2013) – The 2013 Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo powered by General Tire will invade the Pomona Fairplex Saturday, October 5 through Sunday, October 6, with everything off-road including new vehicles, thousands of parts and accessories, Toyota off-road test drives, racing demos from the King of the Hammers and Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series and more. This year’s expo features more than 350 of the industry’s leading manufacturers, dealers and distributors, showcasing all the latest off-road toys, technologies, parts, gear and accessories. Read More→