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Not satisfied with ending the season in Cortez, CO with a DNF, Trevor Ritch went to Bridgeport in search of a strong finish

10612796 10203862643479559 6301069072182644769 n 220x123 Crawlorado Racing finishes the season in Second place at the Dirt Riot Nationals in Bridgeport, TxWith Steering issues in the first two races of the season, and a catastrophic suspension failure in Cortez, Crawlorado Racing was looking to see the checkered flag and receive a Finisher pin in in the Dirt Riot National Rampage in Bridgeport, TX. With only a few weeks before the race Trevor Ritch made a last minute decision to get the #76 Rusty Mustard FJ40 back together and head to Texas. Our newest partner, RuffStuff Specialties had exactly what we needed to take care of weak links in the previous design. Read More→

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  • Over 100 Entries Expected at Bridgeport, Texas National Race
  • Racing Saturday September 27th Starts at 9am

National Rampage Dirt Riot flier 220x142 The National Rampage Dirt Riot Race is This WeekendBLACKFOOT, ID   SEPTEMBER 24, 2014:   The Tribe 4×4 & Texas Custom Trailers Dirt Riot National Rampage comes to Bridgeport Texas Northwest OHV Park this weekend.  With over 100 drivers expected onsite, this will be one of the biggest events of the 14 Dirt Riot races this year.  “Drivers have had to qualify to race in this end-of-year spectacular event,” explained Rich Klein, President and founder of W.E. Rock Events.  “Our 5 series, composed of 3 races each, have already finished and each series has a winner.  This weekend, all the racers from each series come head-to-head and race for the National Title.  In addition to a cash purse, the winner of the 4400 Pro 4×4 race will get an entry spot into the 2015 Griffin King of the Hammers.”
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Four Corners 4×4 Completes 2014 Season

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

DURANGO, CO – Four Corners 4×4 competed August 16th in the Dirt Riot endurance racing event held at Battle Rock Off Road Park near Cortez, Colorado. The event was a Jason Kaminsky Rick Jenkins climb out of a water crossing. 220x220 Four Corners 4x4 Completes 2014 Seasondouble-points race and concluded both the Mountain Series and Southwest Series for the 2014 season. The #4678 race car driven by Jason Kaminsky and co-driven by Rick Jenkins had moved into third place before succumbing to mechanical failure.  The team finished in fourth place.

“A problem with the car’s electrical system surfaced during pre-running that we weren’t able to resolve prior to the race,” commented Kaminsky. “Despite that, we were able to run as high as third place until we were taken out of the race.” Read More→

Racing Saturday and Sunday August 9th – 10th Crandon International Raceway, Wisconsin

2014 Crandon dirt riot 220x161 Dirt Riot Crandon Race Boosted with Additional $5000 Branik Cup PurseBLACKFOOT, ID   AUGUST 6, 2014:  Dirt Riot is very excited to throw the green flag on Saturday and Sunday at the “Big House” in Crandon, Wisconsin.  In addition to the Dirt Riot 100% payback that drivers are accustomed to, Branik Motorsports has partnered with Dirt Riot in presenting the 1st Annual Branik Cup and adding $5000 to the driver’s purse!  The Dirt Riot race is a feature of the “Super Challenge Off-Road Race Weekend” that also includes MORR Short Course Sportsman Racing, Grass Drags, ATV Racing and Mud Bogs.  The action is scheduled for both Saturday and Sunday, gates opening at 8am. Read More→

TEAM FOUR CORNERS 4X4 EARNS PODIUM FINISH

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

4corners 220x146 TEAM FOUR CORNERS 4X4 EARNS PODIUM FINISHDURANGO, CO – Four Corners 4×4 has returned home from competing in the Dirt Riot Mountain Series Round #2 race at RAM Off Road Park near Colorado Springs, Colorado on June 14th.  The team earned its fifth consecutive podium finish in five events for the 2014 season by finishing in third place and remained in points contention for one of the top three spots in the Dirt Riot 4600 Stock Class National Championship.

“We enjoy coming to Colorado Springs and competing in this event each year,” comments Kaminsky. “All of the competitors in the 4600 Stock Class are bringing their A-Game to every event this season which is making for a strong, competitive field; and, this event was no different. The level of consistency amongst all of the teams is building toward a championship that will be hard-fought and well-deserved.” Read More→

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Racing Saturday June 14th  Starting at 9am – RAM Off-Road Park in Colorado Springs, CO

Mtn2 6.14.14 220x169 New Track at Dirt Riot Colorado Springs Race Has Everyone ExcitedBLACKFOOT, ID   JUNE 12, 2014:  With RAM Off-Road Park in Colorado Springs at the helm developing a whole new section of trails, the Dirt Riot team is excited to announce that the race course will be very different from the preceding years loop.  The Mountain Series Olympus Offroad Dirt Riot race on June 14th is a crowd and driver favorite, and it is sure to be even more excitable this year.  Racing starts at 9am and will go until at least 3pm with awards immediately following.  “RAM Off-Road Park has new twists, turns and jumps in store for the teams this weekend,” said Rich Klein, President and founder of W.E. Rock Events.  “There is a new section that runs along the highway frontage that contains at least 7 new jumps.  We have re-routed a lot of the past courses to add new turns and even made a few new trails to bring different sections into play.”   Read More→

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Racing Saturday May 31st Starting at 9am Canyons Offroad Park in Fredericksburg, TX

Central2 5.31.14 220x169 Central Series Dirt Riot 4x4 Endurance Racing Continues to Grow at Canyons Offroad Park This WeekendBLACKFOOT, ID   MAY 28, 2014:  The extremely competitive Central Dirt Riot Series continues this weekend at Canyons Offroad Park outside Fredericksburg Texas.  The course has new sections and offers new spectator viewing areas to be able to enjoy different locations throughout the day.  Racing starts at 9am and will go until at least 3pm with awards immediately following. “In addition to the cash purses that these guys and gals can win, Canyons Offroad Park has made two awesome belt buckles that will be awarded to the Pro 4400 winner and the UTV Class winner!” said Rich Klein, President and founder of W.E. Rock Events.  “The 7.4 mile course has 2 new miles and a remote pit that is a convenient 50 yards from the hot pits.  These couple changes increase the experience for both the drivers and spectators, a win win in our book!”  Sunday W.E. Rock Events will host an All-Terrain Hero Race * Run * Walk at the same location. Read More→

TEAM FOUR CORNERS 4X4 CONTINUES PODIUM STREAK

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Team Four Corners Dirt Riot Moab Utah 2 220x146 TEAM FOUR CORNERS 4X4 CONTINUES PODIUM STREAKDURANGO, CO – Four Corners 4×4 began defense of its 2013 Mountain Series Title by earning a second place finish at Area BFE near Moab, Utah on April 19th.  The team has placed second in all three of its Dirt Riot competitions in 2014.  Held concurrently with the Moab Easter Jeep Safari, racing on “Big Saturday” included a full day of multi-class racing to wrap up the week long annual event that typically attracts thousands of Jeep and off road enthusiasts to the trails located in and around Moab. TEAM FOUR CORNERS 4X4 CONTINUES PODIUM STREAK Read More→

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Racing Saturday April 19th Starting at 9am in Moab, UT at AreaBFE

Dirt Riot Moab 2013 220x146 Dirt Riot Long Drivers List for Big Saturday Race in Moab this Weekend at AreaBFEPLACERVILLE, CA   APRIL 14, 2014:  For the third year running, Dirt Riot will be at AreaBFE in Moab, UT on Big Saturday April 19th.  The pre-registered driver list confirms the day of racing will be spectacular.  Everyone that has wanted to race a 4×4 endurance race is welcome to come and participate starting with Tech and Registration on Fridaynight at AreaBFE, followed by Racing all day Saturday.  For UTV’s and Stock Trail class the only requirements are Solid Roof, Doors or Door Bars, 4 Point Harness, Two Fire Extinguishers and a DOT approved Helmet.  “The spectator areas for this race allows you to see all of the top bowl area plus you can look off into the lower sections,” said Rich Klein, President and founder of W.E. Rock Events.  “We are really encouraging those that are in town for Easter Jeep Safari this week to come and have a good time racing, the Trail Class is some of the best grass roots racing around…and there is a cash payout!  Guaranteed good time!” Sunday W.E.Rock Events will host the first ever All-Terrain Hero Race * Run * Walk.

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 Four Corners 4x4   CONSISTENCY KEY ELEMENT FOR DURANGO OFF ROAD RACING TEAMDURANGO, CO – Four Corners 4×4 traveled to Tucson, Arizona to compete in the second round of the Dirt Riot Endurance Racing Southwest Series at MC Motorsports Park on April 5th. In Dirt Riot Endurance Racing, teams compete on a 5-10 mile long circuit during an established time limit. Competitor finishing order is determined by the number of laps completed by each within the time limit. The 2006 Jeep Wrangler LJ piloted by Jason Kaminsky and Rick Jenkins of Four Corners 4×4 suffered late-race mechanical breakage causing the team to finish in second place. Read More→

ADS Presser 220x138 LetzRoll’s Andrew McLaughlin Takes First Place in Tucson Dirt Riot with ADS ShocksApril 8, 2014 – Tucson, AZ – Congratulations to Andrew McLaughlin and the LetzRoll Racing Team for their first place finish in the Dirt Riot Race Series in Tucson, AZ in their ADS shock equipped #4493 Ultra4 car.

McLaughlin started the race with eight other cars and maintained first place for the entire race averaging roughly 12 minutes per lap. The Tucson course is a tough course in which only three of the eight cars that started finished the race. Read More→

  • Saturday April 5th racing Starts at 9am in Tucson AZ at MC Motorsports Park 
  • Driver Meet & Greet Friday April 4th from 4pm-6pm at 4Wheel Parts Tucson

SW2 4.05.14 220x169 Dirt Riot 4x4 Heads Back to Arizona for Round Two of Southwest SeriesBLACKFOOT, ID   APRIL 1, 2014:  The Dirt Riot Southwest Series will lay tracks in the Tucson Arizona desert this Saturday April 5th at the MC Motorsports Park.  LetzRoll Offroad Andrew McLaughlin, the winner of the first event, will be racing to maintain his series lead over Mesa’s Airen Patrick and Fly-N-Hi Performance Center’s Jeremy Hammer.   Meet the drivers Friday night at 4 Wheel Parts in Tucson and then watch the action trackside on Saturday. Sunday W.E.Rock Events will host the first ever All-Terrain Hero Race * Run * Walk. Read More→