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WE Rock Dirt Riot 220x82 2014 Dates for W.E. Rock and Dirt Riot ReleasedW.E. Rock Events is proud to announce a full schedule for 2014 including both the Dirt Riot 4×4 Rock Racing series and the W.E. Rock Rock Crawling Series.

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Metalcloak AdjustableRearBumpStopKit 220x127 Metalcloak’s Adjustable Rear Bump Stop System Makes Designing Your JK Suspension EasyMetalcloak continues their trend of innovation with the Adjustable REAR Bump Stop System. Like most of us, you’ve probably guessed what size bump stop you need for your lift kit, fender and tire combination. Guess no more.

Following the success of the Adjustable Front Bump Stop System that uses hockey-like pucks to provide the option of 1” to 4” in Bump Stop, Metalcloak’s Adjustable Rear Bump Stop System for the JK Wrangler allows you to easily change the Bump Stop to fit your JK’s specific needs. Each kit comes with eight rectangular pucks (four for each side) manufactured from trail-proven natural thermoplastic rubber designed to mount in a staggered pattern (1” high to 4” high, depending on need) providing a full and complete bump stop option. Just Install. Test. Adjust. It’s that easy. Metalcloak, It’s Your Jeep, Only Better Read More→

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Amanda Artec Industries 220x148 Amanda Products Introduces Ultra SS Chassis at SEMALIVONIA, MICHIGAN   OCTOBER 24, 2013: Amanda Products will be displaying a new Ultra SS 4-Seater Chassis at SEMA Show Booth #37091 in the Offroad Hall.  This rolling chassis will feature component parts built by Amanda Products specifically for the offroad market.  Amanda Products will also be seeking input on new products and product improvements from industry leaders at the show, and from enthusiasts on Facebook during the same timeframe.  Everyone taking the survey will be entered to win a new Xbox One.  “The SEMA booth is coming together nicely and we are excited to enter this aftermarket world with quality partners,” said Robert Gruschow, President of Amanda Products USA.  “We look forward to meeting many more and receiving feedback so we can continue to produce US-based parts that benefit the off-road industry.” Read More→

Peter Basler SRRS 3 220x123 Blue Torch Fab Peter Basler Back to Back Southern Rock Racing Series Champion BIRMINGHAM, AL   OCTOBER 17, 2013: Blue Torch Fab Peter Basler took the Southern Rock Racing overall Season Championship, for the second consecutive season.  Peter sat within the top two to three positions during the beginning of the season, until the Gray Rock event in Blue Torch’s backyard, where the team put themselves into first place and continued to earn that position through the next two events.  “This type of racing is really taking off in the South-East and we are glad to be part of the action,” said Jason Carner, owner of Blue Torch Fab and Team Manager.  “These ‘Rock Bouncers’ or ‘One-Shot Hill Killers’ are a blast to watch attack the hills, but it is even more fun to see Peter come out in the two-seat Ultra4 classified Rock Racer and climb the same hills.  We are very excited about this Championship and next year’s opportunities in this series.” Read More→

Miss Off Road Expo 2013 220x146 65,000 FANS ENJOYED WEEKEND AT LUCAS OIL OFF ROAD EXPOPomona, Calif. – (October 11, 2013) More than 65,000 off-road enthusiasts filled the Pomona Fairplex to check out everything off-road from 300-plus vendors including new vehicles, thousands of parts and accessories, racing demos and more, at the 2013 Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo powered by General Tire. In addition to the line-up of trucks, Jeeps, UTVs, ATVs, side-by-sides, dirt bikes, sand rails, rock crawlers, parts and accessories on display, the expo entertained attendees with exciting features including: ULTRA 4 / King of the Hammers demos; Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing demos; autograph signings with dozens of off-road racing legends; live entertainment; and more. Read More→

2010 09 Off RoadMotorsportsHallFame 220x100 Off Road Motorsports Hall of Fame Honors Five New Inductees(Reno, NV Oct. 7, 2013)  The Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame inducted 5 new well deserving off-road legends on Friday, October 4 in Pomona, California.  Reaching its highest attendance yet, the sold out show consisting of almost 300 guests filled the banquet room and helped in honoring the late Larry Bergquist, Bob Chandler, Frank DeAngelo, Jerry Herbst and Bob “the Weatherman” Steinberger as the Class of 2013. Read More→

Amanda Products Enters the Off-Road Market

Monday, October 21st, 2013

Featuring New Products and Welcoming Suggestions for More

Amanda logo 220x66 Amanda Products Enters the Off Road MarketLIVONIA, MICHIGAN   OCTOBER 4, 2013:  Drawing upon four decades of excellence in design, Amanda Products is a new division of Amanda Bent Bolt (Amanda Manufacturing).  Amanda currently designs, manufactures, and sells innovative parts exclusively to many original equipment manufacturers.  The company is now expanding its reach to consumers, specifically in the offroad marketplace.  “We are very excited to bring our products to the retail market.  We have been diligently watching the off-road market and have developed a list of products that we feel can be improved upon and manufactured here in the USA,” said Robert Gruschow, President of Amanda Bent Bolt.  “We also realize that we don’t have all the ideas, so we are opening up our SEMA booth, Facebook page and Website to a series of contests that we hope will lead us to the next set of items that Amanda Products will be manufacturing.” Read More→

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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→