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scaled e1319038173 John Swift and Steve Olliges Finish Third Overall At Blue Water Desert Challenge
Competition was fierce at last weekend’s Best In The Desert (BITD) Blue Water Desert Challenge, with 17 Class 1400 Trick Trucks battling for season points and the overall win at the two-day event.   Steve Olliges and co-driver Jason Bateman were 13th off the line on Saturday in the No. 28 BFGoodrich / MasterCraft Safety Trick Truck.  Despite heavy dust resulting from triple digit temperatures and no wind, Olliges was able to pass enough competitors to move up to fourth place on in Saturday’s standings.  “I backed off when the dash lit up like a Christmas tree, but our Dougan Racing Engine never let us down after running in the red hour after hour,” Olliges shared.
scaled e1317017601 ROCKSTAR Energy Drink’s Rob MacCachren Dominates At Speedworld Once AgainROCKSTAR Energy Drink’s Rob MacCachren put on a driving clinic during the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series (LOORRS) first stop at Speedworld Off Road Park in Surprise, Arizona earlier this year.  Since that time, the reigning Pro2 Unlimited champion has experienced his share of ups and downs, and was looking to regain the dominance he is famous for with the return to Surprise last weekend.  The ROCKSTAR Energy Drink was flowing as thirsty fans overcame the triple digit heat at Speedworld to watch MacCachren qualify third last Friday, which put him on the first row for Saturday’s main event.

Oberg Looks Strong Early @ Chicagoland/Rt. 66 Raceway

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

345 Oberg Looks Strong Early @ Chicagoland/Rt. 66 Raceway

Eagle River, WI (September 20, 2011) – After a great second place finish during Round 10 at Crandon, Mike Oberg and his #80 AMSOIL BFGoodrich Tires Chevy were looking for continued success at The Dirt Track at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Illinois. With only ten days to prepare for the midweek event, Oberg Motorsports brought both of his PRO-2WD trucks ensure nothing could prevent the team from competing in both rounds of racing. The luxury of a back-up race truck became a necessity as the team soon found out. Read More→

e1315426789 ROCKSTAR Energy Drink’s Rob MacCachren Goes Straight From The Big House To Baja  Watch Rob MacCachren Appear on Sunday’s Wind Tunnel on SPEED
 Crandon, Wisconsin is a magical place for short course racing fans.  The “Big House” is where legends are made, and this Labor Day weekend more than 40,000 people gathered at Crandon International Raceway and honored one of those legends.  ROCKSTAR Energy Drink’s Rob MacCachren is scheduled to be inducted into the Off Road Motorsports Hall of Fame next month in conjunction with the Off Road Expo in Pomona; however he did not know that he would be the center of attention at Crandon last Thursday night.  The tribute to Rob Mac’s illustrious career included colorful stories from racing legend Curt LeDuc and fellow Rough Rider Scott Taylor, as well as Crandon Raceway owner, Cliff Flannery. Read More→
e1314198797 John Swift and Steve Olliges Take The Bronze At Vegas To Reno
John Swift and Steve Olliges knew that competition would be tough for the 2011 Best In The Desert Vegas to Reno race when over 250 drivers tossed their hat in the ring.  The entry list for the longest desert race in America included 27 competitors in the marquee Trick Truck class, all vying with the No. 28 BFGoodrich / MasterCraft Safety truck of Swift and Olliges.  The event started with tech and contingency, where the biggest buzz was not about their unlimited Trick Truck, but Olliges’ beautiful ’79 Ford F150 that will be campaigned in Best In The Desert’s Class 8 starting at the Bluewater Desert Challenge in October.   “The truck really resonates with people, young and old, who appreciate desert racing’s rich heritage,” Olliges noted. Read More→
e1312826949 A Rollercoaster Weekend For ROCKSTAR Energy Drink’s Rob MacCachren
 In his quest to win his fourth consecutive Pro2 title, ROCKSTAR Energy Drink’s Rob MacCachren knew that he needed a big weekend at Glen Helen Raceway.  While Rob tasted the thrill of victory on Saturday, he also felt the agony of defeat the following day.  On Saturday Rob Mac not only dominated at Glen Helen, he also learned that he will be inducted into the Off Road Motorsports Hall of Fame this year and will join the ranks of fellow racing legends such as Walker Evans and Ivan Stewart.  “I am honored to be included in the company of men who are heroes and mentors in the sport,” the humble MacCachren stated emotionally after the announcement.  MacCachren’s induction ceremony will be held at the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum at the Pomona, California Fairgrounds during the weekend of the Lucas Oil Off Road Expo in October.  SCORE International held their drawing for the Tecate SCORE San Felipe Challenge of Champions on Saturday as well, and Rob MacCachren learned that he drew the number one starting position.  Unfortunately there was nowhere to go but down, as MacCachren experienced on Sunday. Read More→
e1312376320 Look For ROCKSTAR Energy Drinks Rob MacCachren On The Podium At Glen Helen Raceway
The grandstands were packed when the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series (LOORRS) invaded historic Glen Helen Raceway earlier this season.  Dedicated race fans witnessed ROCKSTAR Energy Drink’s Rob MacCachren set the fastest qualifying time for Saturday’s race and continue on to earn spots on the podium for both days in Pro2 Unlimited racing.  Now Rob Mac is headed back to Glen Helen for more LOORRS racing this weekend, and he is pulling out all of the stops to defend his 2010 season championship.  Read More→

- Fans can support their favorite off-road trail and club by voting online for first time ever at bfgoodrichtrails2011.outdoorhub.com -

MOAB, Utah (April 21, 2011) – The off-road power is in the hands of the people with BFGoodrich® Tires’ 2011 Outstanding Trails program. Three trails will be selected in 2011 –BFGoodrich Tires, in conjunction with Tread Lightly! ® and United Four Wheel Drive Associations (UFWDA), have chosen the Interlake Trail 19 located in Lynnville, Ind., and Morrison Jeep Trail in Shoshone National Forest, Wyo., to be 2011 Outstanding Trails — and now, for the first time ever, off-road enthusiasts will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite BFGoodrich-nominated off-road trail to be the third. Read More→

2011 03 JasonSchererKOH 300x199 Jason Scherer Finishes 3rd at 2011 King of the HammersDANVILLE, CA   MARCH 7, 2011  Jason Scherer released his normally polite and respectful personality for the possessed man that races the number 76 car and accomplished his second podium finish at the 2011 Griffin King of the Hammers.  Scherer started 36th out of 100 competitors with his brother Casey co-driving.  It was not long before the duo was passing the competition and out front, just as Scherer has done the past two years. Read More→

Lexus Races into 2011 with JTGrey Racing Team

Monday, March 7th, 2011

2011 JTGREY Race Truck c Lexus Races into 2011 with JTGrey Racing TeamTORRANCE, Calif. – March 3, 2011 – Lexus announced today it will be the primary sponsor for the JTGrey Racing team and its LX 570 flagship luxury utility vehicle in the quest to win the 2011 SCORE Stock Full Championship.

“The JTGrey Racing team demonstrates just how capable, reliable and durable the Lexus LX 570 is,” said David Nordstrom, vice president of marketing, Lexus division.  “It’s exciting to see the LX 570 conquer the rugged and extreme desert terrains with the same nimbleness and dexterity it has when it navigates city streets.  Its off-road mastery combined with its powerful 5.7-liter V8 are sure to be a winning combination again this year.” Read More→

e1298300076 Steve Olliges and Jonathan Swift Make A Huge Impact To Win SNOREs Battle At PrimmThe No. 28 BFGoodrich / MasterCraft Safety Unlimited Truck of Steve Olliges and Jonathan Swift bested a field of 11 other competitors last weekend to take the win at SNORE’s Battle at Primm in the premier Unlimited Truck class and second overall.  Jonathan Swift, son of racing legend and Ford Rough Riders driver John Swift, drove on Saturday and put the team’s new Geiser Brothers truck second in class, erasing any doubts about whether he inherited the racing gene from his father.  “Our MasterCraft Safety 3G suspension seats and Impact! by MasterCraft harnesses kept me secure over the rough course and really let me focus on just driving the truck,” Swift commented after the race. Read More→

BFGoodrich celebrates five year anniversary of Outstanding Trails program

The five 2010 selected trails cover the map from Southern California to Pennsylvania

2010 04 BFG OutstandingTrails BFGoodrich Tires Announces Five Outstanding Trails for 2010

MOAB, Utah – April 2, 2010 – BFGoodrich Tires has announced the five trails selected for its Outstanding Trails program at a presentation held in Moab, Utah during the Easter Jeep Safari. Celebrating the program’s five year anniversary in 2010, the Outstanding Trails program has recognized 19 trails, donating more than $70,000 to clubs across the United S

tates and Canada. The program was established to raise awareness for responsible use, and preservation of, off-road trails while providing aid in the trails’ conservation efforts.

In collaboration with Tread Lightly! and United Four Wheel Drive Associations (UFWDA), BFGoodrich Tires is proud to present the 2010 Outstanding Trails:

  • Rausch Creek, Pa.
  • Drummond Island, Mich.
  • Yacolt, Wash.
  • Johnson Valley, Calif.
  • Holy Cross, Colo. Read More→