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King Shocks Dominates the SCORE Baja 1000

Monday, December 16th, 2013

King Shocks 2013 Baja 1000 1 220x146 King Shocks Dominates the SCORE Baja 1000NOVEMBER 21, 2013 – The Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 held its 46th annual motorsport competition across the Baja peninsula and over a most treacherous journey through the wild deserts and into the untamed mystique of Northern Mexico. Known as the world’s most arduous non-stop off road racing event, the Baja 1000 demands every ounce of courage that one could muster just to even take the green flag and start down the course at speed. Braver than most,BJ Baldwin, dominated Baja in a King Shock equipped Chevrolet Silverado Trophy Truck and crossed the finish line during the early hours of Saturday morning on November 16, 2013 to claim the overall victory. Baldwin completed the 883 mile event in just over 18 hours 36 minutes at an average speed of 47.5 MPH. Read More→

  • “Ballistic” BJ Baldwin wins Best in The Desert Trick Truck championship.
  • Macrae Glass wins Best In The Desert Class 8 championship on General Tires.

265 Back to Back Best In The Desert Championships For Team GTs Ballistic BJ Baldwin and Macrae GlassFort Mill, SC – December 7, 2011. “Ballistic” BJ Baldwin entered the final race of the 2011 Best In The Desert (BITD) Series with one goal, to win the Trick Truck championship. And he did just that. Following a strenuous Henderson 250 full of ups and downs, Baldwin edged out Steve Strobel for the championship. The Trick Truck championship marks his second in as many years. Read More→

  • Seven General Tire supported drivers entered in the 2011 TransWest Ford Henderson 250 in Henderson, NV.
  • General Tire’s Grabber tire to be featured on all seven Team GT entries during the event held, December 2-4.  

Ft. Mill, SC – December 1, 2011. In the last race of the 2011 Best In The Desert Series, the TransWest Ford Henderson 250, General Tire’s “Ballistic” BJ Baldwin will lead the way for Team GT in the Trick Truck class. Similar to the showdown at the OK Corral, this year’s championship point’s battle will leave a mark in the American off-road history books as Baldwin sits within striking distance of first place. Read More→

Brian Deegan, BJ Baldwin, Walker Evans and More Set to Greet Fans and Sign Autographs

image001 150x118 CELEBRITY APPEARANCES SPICE UP 2011 LUCAS OIL OFF ROAD EXPOPOMONA, CALIF. (September 28, 2011) – Off-road racing fans looking to get up close and personal with some of the biggest names in off-road won’t want to miss this year’s Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo powered by General Tire Saturday, October 8 and Sunday, October 9 at the Pomona Fairplex. From legendary off-rock racing legends to today’s top professional drivers, the weekend is packed with special appearances including: Read More→

  • The 2011 General Tire Mint 400 will air on Fuel TV Sept. 18th, 21st, 28th and 29th, with October and November airing schedules to be announced at a later date
  • Intense, action-packed General Tire Mint 400 teaser hits YouTube Sept. 8 

Las Vegas, Nevada – (Sept. 8, 2011) – Off-road racing fans and adrenaline junkies alike don’t have to wait till Sept. 18 to catch a glimpse of the 2011 General Tire Mint 400 madness. General Tire is releasing a heart-pounding teaser on YouTube that will leave you on the edge of your seat. Directed by the Martelli Brothers and produced by Mad Media with executive producer Dana Zamalloa at the wheel, the less than two-minute clip will give you just a taste of this year’s grueling desert race. But it’s bound to leave you hungry for more.  Read More→

e1301613661 Ballistic BJ Baldwin Uses Home Field Advantage  To Win 2011 General Tire SNORE Mint 400BJ Baldwin came into the 2011 General Tire SNORE Mint 400 with only one goal for the weekend: victory.  After overcoming a host of setbacks to earn a second place finish last year, the only room for improvement for Ballistic BJ was an overall win.  While some series have a drawing for starting position, SNORE holds qualifying to determine starting order.  This allowed Baldwin to rely on his skills instead of the luck of the draw.  The result: a first place qualifying position in his No. 97 General Tire / Monster Energy Unlimited Truck. The top qualifying position earned Baldwin a strategic advantage on the first lap of the four lap race with clean air when the green flag dropped for the 2011 General Tires SNORE Mint 400. Read More→
  • Ballistic’ BJ Baldwin takes 1st place overall and 1st in Unlimited Truck
  • His father, Bobby Baldwin, takes 2nd place overall and 2nd place in Unlimited Truck
  • Mikey Childress/Rob Sims take home 3rd place overall and 1st place in Class 1
  • First Podium Sweep by GT since the 80’s

214 General Tire dominates the legendary Mint 400 with a complete podium sweep

LAS VEGAS – (March 28, 2010) – Team General Tire crushed the competition, sweeping the podium at the 2011 Mint 400 in Las Vegas March 26.  ‘Ballistic’ BJ Baldwin continues to unleash his fury this season.  Leading the pack for the majority of the race, BJ crossed the line victorious, followed by his father Bobby Baldwin in second and Mikey Childress in third.  New GT drivers Randy Merrit tookfirst in Stock Full followed by Macrae Glass with a first place finish in Class 8. GT spec class drivers Perry Coan received first place in Jeepspeed Challenge and Troy Messer took first in Trophylite. Read More→