RENO, NV— The last bolts are being tightened, the dents and gashes from last race’s crashes repaired, and the drivers itching to be back on dirt chasing the SuperLite Championship Series crown at the Surprise, Ariz. Speedworld Off-Road Park for rounds three and four of the Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series, April 16 and 17.
Walker Evans Racing’s RJ Anderson and General Tire’s Jeff “Ox” Kargola each jumped to the top of the leader board with their respective wins in the first two rounds of SuperLite racing action. But they’ll have to keep at bay a pack of hungry racers, including Torchmate’s CJ Greaves — Dirt Sports Magazine’s Rookie of the Year for 2010 — Dawson Kirchner, Jessie Johnson (brother of NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson) and SiriusXM radio host Jason Ellis. skateboarder and MMA fighter Read More→
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→
LAS VEGAS – (March 28, 2011) – The 2011 General Tire Miss Mint 400 competition comes to an exciting finish. After a fierce online voting competition and rounds of interviews, General Tire crowned Keli Snyder, a University of Southern California journalism student and a television host for Lucas Oil, as this year’s Miss Mint on Las Vegas’ Freemont Street.
“Keli is the perfect candidate for this title,” said Dana Zamalloa, manager of PR and communications, General Tire. “She’s ambitious, driven, has a strong passion for motorsports, and understands that character is an important part of this legendary title. We’re proud to have her represent General Tire as our Miss Mint 400 for 2011.” Read More→
Fort Mill, SC – (March 17, 2011) – General Tire announced sponsorship of ProLite short-course driver Casey Currie, known for sweeping the TORC champion weekend at Crandon last year and taking home the series Pro Lite title. Currie has signed a multi-year sponsorship with General Tire and will beginning racing on the Grabber LT265/75R16 tires at the Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series this weekend. Read More→
Fort Mill, SC – (March 3, 2011) – The General Tire Miss Mint 400 competition is back for its 3rdconsecutive year. General Tire is turning up the heat for the 2011 Mint 400 race by kicking off the event with the Miss Mint 400 competition which started on Feb 28, 2011. Girls from across the country compete for the Miss Mint 400 crown, which brings with it the prestigious Miss Mint title, a prize package, national exposure and a General Tire photo shoot. Read More→
LAS VEGAS – (January 14, 2011) - Baldwin Motorsports is pleased to announce a multi-year partnership with the United States’ No. 1 in sales by-volume energy drink, Monster Energy, further solidifying both companies’ impressive off-road rosters. Monster Energy joins General Tire as a co-sponsor on the “Ballistic” BJ BaldwinTrophy Truck, driven by BJ – 2010 Best in the Desert championship winner – along with his father, Bobby Baldwin. Monster Energy and Baldwin Motorsports begin their 2011 campaign with the launch of the new glowing green M-claw emblazoned “Ballistic” BJ Baldwin truck livery at the SCORE Laughlin (Nev.) Desert Challenge, Jan. 14-16. Read More→
Fort Mill, SC – (Dec. 24, 2010) – General Tire announced it will sponsor Team USA’s Darren Skilton, Sue Mead and Tom Collins at the 2011 Dakar Rally, which stretches across more than 5,500 miles of grueling terrain from Argentina to Chile Jan. 1st through 16th. Darren Skilton will be unleashing the fury alongside co-drivers Mead, and Collins as they represent the USA in their Ford F-150 Raptor – fitted with General Grabber competition tires. Read More→