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Class Winners: Pro 4400 – Jason Carner ;  Mod Trail – Todd Klueger ; Stock Trail – Payton Wilson

dirt riot auburn alabama 042 220x146 Dirt Riot Muddy Southeast Race at The Great American ParkPLACERVILLE, CA   FEBRUARY 28, 2013:  The storm that was supposed to clear and go around the Great American Park ended up running right through it, raining 3.5” in a 24 hour period just before race day.  Dirt Riot is a rain or shine event focusing on the endurance of 4×4 racers, so the green flag still dropped, although a bit later than originally planned.  “The course had to be changed four different times to allow for drainage, as the rivers had risen higher than some of the stakes!” explained Rich Klein, President and founder of W.E. Rock Events.  “Some of the climbs had become impassable, but when we got the race started, the drivers that were there were completely motivated to go for the win!” Read More→

Jason Carner dirt riot auburn alabama 160 220x146 Blue Torch Fab Jason Carner Wins First Dirt Riot of 2013BIRMINGHAM, AL   FEBRUARY 28, 2013: Blue Torch Fab Jason Carner took his single seat Ultra4 car to the Southeast Dirt Riot race in Alabama and won just 3 weeks after competing in the King of the Hammers.  The vibrant and noticeable blue and white Miller Welders wrap on the car only lasted a short time before being covered with Alabama mud. “It was a good race, and I think if the weather had been better there would have been a better turn out,” said Carner.  “It was important to me to go down there and support the W.E. Rock group for bringing this event to our backyard.  It is my goal to win this Southeast Series, so this win helps put us on the top to start!” Read More→

Racing Saturday February 23rd Starting at 9am in Auburn, AL

Dirt Riot 2.23 169x220 Dirt Riot Inaugural Southeast Race at The Great American ParkPLACERVILLE, CA   FEBRUARY 20, 2013:  The first ever Southeast Dirt Riot Series event will take place this weekend kicking off the 2013 race season.  The Great American Park in Auburn Alabama will host a 4 mile long course that consists of some minor rock obstacles, some high speed sections, a lot of gullies and washes in a mostly sand base.  “We are excited to be in Auburn, it’s a new course for us and the park owner is very accommodating and a real pleasure to work with,” said Rich Klein, President and founder of W.E. Rock Events.  “Last year was our first complete year of Dirt Riot and I can’t tell you how excited I am to get the 2013 season underway. The drivers have a lot of fun, we enjoy seeing them successful with the winners walking away with cash.  Back to the basics of racing!” Read More→