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The ORMHOF/Rod Hall Championship Bronco Returns to Baja

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On December 15th, 2014, racing legend Rod Hall pulled his championship Bronco from the Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame (ORMHOF) museum in Reno, Nevada, and into the shop for a full restoration. This April, Hall, who has achieved more podium finishes that any American off-road racer, will slip behind the wheel and again pilot his classic steed down the Baja peninsula in the General Tire NORRA Mexican 1000. Read More→

Husky Towing Products Announces New Hitch System

Thursday, January 15th, 2015

Super quiet Center Line™ TS – weight distribution with integrated sway control

Husky Center Line TSMorgan Hill, CA, November 2014 – Husky Towing Products announced the most comprehensive product launch in Husky history with its innovative new Center Line TS weight distribution hitch system. The Center Line TS combines weight distribution and sway control in a strong, lightweight design that delivers outstanding performance with significantly less noise than competing hitches. The TS has enjoyed exceptional early response from both dealers and consumers. Read More→

HeatTreated for Added Strength

downloadMaumee, Ohio, Jan. 8, 2014 – Spicer® high-performance chromoly axle shafts – optimized for use with larger tires – have been introduced by Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN). The new Spicer® chromoly axle shafts are manufactured using SAE-4340 nickel chromoly steel for maximum strength and durability and are heat treated to ensure optimal hardness throughout. Read More→

NEW JEEP WRANGLER TO BE AUCTIONED FOR CHARITY

Friday, January 9th, 2015

DSC_6100DIAMOND BAR, CA (January 6, 2015) – Featuring more than $30,000 in aftermarket parts and accessories, the SEMA Cares 2015 Jeep Wrangler that debuted at the recent SEMA Show is set to be auctioned at Barrett-Jackson in Scottsdale, AZ, on Wednesday, January 14. Read More→

unnamed (4)The 2014 RAM 2500 4WD is a heavy-duty beast of a truck suited for use as a job site workhorse, a family toy hauler for those weekend getaways, or an off-road rig capable of taking some serious abuse in the dirt. The new RAM’s suspension has been completely redesigned with a radius arm front end and a multi-link, coil sprung rear. Because of this, ICON engineers had to step back and approach this platform from a new angle to develop an entirely new set of components that would deliver both ride quality and performance.  Read More→

Nodular-Iron and Lightweight-Aluminum Versions Offered

ford_9Maumee, Ohio, Dec. 18, 2014 – Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) has introduced two new Spicer® high-performance third member drop out axle housings for Ford 9-inch applications. The new Spicer third members are available in either nodular iron, delivering the strength and durability required for off-road conditions, or premium-grade aluminum, for weight savings in circle track, street rod, and other racing applications. Read More→

Torca Clamps NR_4941-CMYKMonroe, Mich., Dec. 9, 2014  – DynoMax® Performance Exhaust will release several new high-strength Torca® coupler clamps on Jan. 1 that remove the need for pipe flares, slip joints or slotting, providing custom exhaust builders a serviceable joint and increased durability at the connection point of exhaust pipes.

The new DynoMax coupler clamps are available in a variety of sizes – allowing for installation on a variety of custom, performance exhaust systems – including 2.25-, 2.5-, 2.75-, 3- and 3.5-inch diameter sizes. The new coupler clamps allow for piping to be connected without a pipe overlap. The chrome-free, 409-stainless steel clamps help to minimize movement of pipes and easily fasten through a 15mm fastener drive. The clamps eliminate the need for additional sizing and/or slotting of the exhaust pipes. Read More→

BFGoodrich® Tires Prepared to Conquer Snow At Red Bull Frozen Rush

nonameNEWRY, Maine (January 7, 2015) – Coming on the heels of one of the most successful race seasons in years, BFGoodrich® Tires continues to dominate the landscape of off-road racing as it prepares to conquer another terrain – snow – at Red Bull Frozen Rush. As the tire technology partner for this event, BFGoodrich will provide technical expertise and be the sole tire solution, with the BFGoodrich Tires All-Terrain T/A® FR2 fitted on every Pro 4 Off-Road race truck that will tackle the slopes at Sunday River Resort in Newry, Maine on January 9. Read More→

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Applications for Grants up to $5,000 Now Being Accepted for 2015

Rugged Ridge Trail Access Program - Jeeps on TrailSuwanee, GA (December 9, 2014) Omix-ADA®, the world’s largest independent manufacturer and wholesaler of Jeep® parts and accessories, today announced it will continue funding for its popular Rugged Ridge Trail Access Program for the 2015 calendar year. The program makes grants of up to $5,000 available to organizations helping to advance the off-road hobby. Read More→

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Olympus Offroad to partner with Nitro Gear and Axle

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Parker Colorado – December 5th 2014 Olympus Offroad is excited to partner with Nitro Gear and Axle as the Title sponsor for Olympus Offroad Racing for the 2015 Season. Nitro continues to solidify itself as an industry leader through leading edge products and competitive pricing that is difficult to match. With the addition of their new
Billet third and 40 spline parts, NITRO is setting the bar higher than ever.

“Nitro Gear and Axle will play a vital role in not only the 2015 race season but through the installation in customer vehicles and future builds. Having a solid company to work with aids not only in strong parts for racing success but happy customers with reliable parts. The addition of a second USA based warehouse will decrease shipping time
and increase efficiency.”

Daniel Sach – Owner Olympus Offroad Driver Ultra 4 #4523

Olympus Offroad Racing is a US based team that continues to expand with new team members and sponsored drivers for the 2015 Season. 4 New Additions to Team Olympus Offroad Racing are Carlos Banegas, Cameron Chin, Tim Adkins and Jordan Townsend.

“Winning in the competitive world of off-road racing requires top quality parts and the support of an amazing team.  With our partnership with Team Olympus Offroad and Nitro Gear and Axle I’m confident we’ll be at the front of the pack in 2015!”

Jordan Townsend– Driver Ultra 4 #4580

Olympus Offroad Racing will be represented across the Dirt Riot racing Series and Ultra 4 Racing Nationally. 2015 is poised to be a year to remember.

Team Olympus could not succeed without its Long List of Official Team Sponsors.

Nitro Gear and Axle

F.O.A Shock Absorbers

Corbeau

Factor 55

Rotopax

Liquid Image

Longevity Welding

Metalcloak

Raceline Beadlocks

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unnamed (3)The Ford SVT Raptor is an extremely capable truck that has captured the attention of the off-road community over the past few years. Since the Raptor’s release ICON Vehicle Dynamics’ engineers have pushed this vehicle to extremes in order to develop the most sophisticated suspension components on the market. From the brutal deserts of the Southwest, to the deep snow of Michigan’s U.P., to the wooded trails of the East coast ICON suspension systems have been put to the test and performed flawlessly. Unable to leave “well-enough” alone, ICON is once again aiming to raise the bar in Raptor performance with the introduction of the RXT Rear Suspension System. Read More→

2014 BITD Mint 400Fort Mill, SC – December 4, 2014. General Tire and Jeepspeed announced today that General Tire has agreed to a multi-year sponsorship to continue as the official tire of the Jeepspeed Desert Race Series beginning January 2015. Since 2008, General Tire has been the official tire of Jeepspeed with teams utilizing the famed GRABBER tire. The partnership has allowed Jeepspeed to offer its competitors affordable racing within the Best in the Desert (BITD) Series where budget-conscious racers can compete on the same race courses as the pros.

“We’re proud to extend our sponsorship with Jeepspeed,” said Travis Roffler, director of marketing for General Tire. “This is an action-packed, affordable race series that continues to grow each year so it’s a great partnership for us.” Read More→

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