Archive for Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series (LOORS) – Page 2

FOX’s off-road racers swept all four pro class championships in the TORC series, and took home two in LOORRS.

Ricky Cup FOX athletes dominate off road short course championships in 2012El Cajon, Calif. — FOX athletes posted impressive results on the short course tracks in 2012, proving they have what it takes to win races and rack up championships. In addition to the Ultra4 Racing Championship, they won six out of eight possible professional class championships in the The Off Road Championship (TORC) and the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series (LOORRS). Read More→

High-flying off-road action, CruiserFest ’12 on tap 

LOORS 220x146 Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series Returns This WeekendTOOELE VALLEY, UTAH (June 18, 2012) —One of the wildest events of the year is on tap at Miller Motorsports Park this weekend, June 23-24, as the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series makes its third annual visit to Utah.

The high-flying, non-stop, adrenaline-fueled action provided by the series’ trucks and buggies has proven to be very popular with Utah fans. There are nine separate racing classes, four for trucks, two for buggies and three for karts (small, truck-bodied off-road buggies). In addition to well-known off-road racing stars like Utah’s Jerry Daugherty, Carl Renezeder, Curt LeDuc and Rob McCachren, the series is enjoying an influx of action sports stars such as motocross legends Jeremy McGrath, Brian Deegan, Jeremy “Twitch” Stenberg and Carey Hart. Skateboarding pioneer Danny Way will be making his off-road racing debut this weekend as well  Read More→

45 RJ Anderson partners with SXSPerformance.com for remainder of 2012 WORCS seriesRJ Anderson of Walker Evans Racing, one of the hottest upcoming stars of Lucas Short Course Off Road Racing and SXSPerformance.com will partner for the remainder of the 2012 WORCS series, as Anderson chases a championship in his Polaris RZRXP UTV.

Coming off a win in Round 5 of the WORCS series at Racetown 395, and a podium at Lake Havasu, Anderson hopes to continue his momentum in the Production 1000 class. “It’s a great opportunity for our new company to partner with a family that is iconic in the sport of off road racing” Said Mike Lasher of SXSPerformance.com. The marriage is the continuation of a relationship Lasher and Anderson’s father have had since 2006 in which Lasher wore the driver’s suit as a sponsored driver of Walker Evans Racing in the Best in the Desert series. As Lasher has grown into the role of off-road business owner he realizes the value in motorsports marketing and finding an up and coming driver. “It’s a pleasure for me to now be on the other end of the sport and support great young talent” Lasher closed with. Read More→

Utah Kicks Off 2012 Season

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

Grassroots off-road series showing promising growth

TOOELE VALLEY, UTAH (May 8, 2012) — The newly-created Lucas Oil Regional Off Road Series – Utah kicked off its 2012 season on the Off Road Short Course at Miller Motorsports Park this past Saturday, May 5.

The regional racers set out on Friday afternoon to test their vehicles on the track.  Some had not been in their race cars since last season, and some were testing new vehicles for the first time.  In addition, there were many newcomers to the series, some of whom traveled from as far away as Colorado to participate.  The new series is growing briskly, as the participation has more than doubled since its inception last summer.   Read More→

scaled e1333390809 Rob MacCachren Puts ROCKSTAR Energy Drink and Makita Tools On the Podium in LOORRS Season OpenerThe first race with a new truck is never an easy task, even with the considerable talents of Rob MacCachren behind the wheel.  MacCachren has already racked up wins in the desert this season at Laughlin, San Felipe, and the Mint 400, but the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series (LOORRS) short course season is just heating up.  Speaking of heat, it was an issue in qualifying where temperatures at Firebird International Raceway in Phoenix were in the 90s, revealing a cooling issue with MacCachren’s brand new Pro2 Unlimited truck.  This limited Rob Mac’s practice time on the several high speed sections, spectacular jumps, and unique dual split line of Firebird’s track. Read More→

Makita is “The Official Power Tool” of “The General” Brian Deegan & the Metal Mulisha FMX Team

BrianDeegan RaceTruck wCaption MAKITA AND BRIAN DEEGAN PUMPED AND READY FOR 2012

La Mirada, Calif.- Makita Industrial Power Tools is excited to take on 2012 with one of the biggest off road racing stars in the world, 2011 Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Champion, X Games Gold Medalist, and Freestyle Motocross legend Brian Deegan. In addition to sponsoring Brian Deegan, Makita is also the Official Power Tool of the Metal Mulisha Freestyle Motocross Team which includes X-Games Medalists Todd Potter, Ronnie Faisst, Jackson “Jacko” Strong and several others. Makita joins Rockstar Energy as a major sponsor of Brian Deegan and the Rockstar Makita Metal Mulisha team. Read More→
  • Carl Renezeder eyeing his 100th career short-course win in 2012.

270 General Tire's Support of Short Course Racing Runs Deep With Drivers Like Renezeder Fort Mill, SC – March 29, 2012. The 2012 Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series (LOORRS) season kicks off this weekend at Firebird Raceway and General Tire will be there in full-effect. General Tire’s support of short-course racing runs deep, since its inception, General Tire has been a sponsor of LOORRS, and numerous teams. Even recently expanding its efforts into the Lucas Oil Regional Off Road Series as a contingency sponsor. General Tire is part of the fabric of the sport so their four year partnership with eight-time champion Carl Renezeder is no surprise. Read More→

Multi-time champion Rob MacCachren and 2011 Rookie of the Year Todd LeDuc join forces with Makita and Rockstar in 2012

Makita RobMacCachren Lo wCaption MAKITA READY TO RACE WITH TWO OF THE SPORT'S TOP DRIVERS IN THE LUCAS OIL OFF ROAD RACING SERIES

La Mirada, CA – Makita Industrial Power Tools is ready to race in the 2012 Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series (LOORRS) with two of the sport’s biggest heavyweights: Rob MacCachren, a perennial champion in off-road racing, and Todd LeDuc, 2011 PRO 4 Class Rookie of the Year. Makita joins Rockstar Energy as primary co-sponsors of the Rockstar Energy Makita Tools MacCachren Motorsports Racing Team. Read More→

GeiserBrosSmall 220x133 MICKEY THOMPSON PERFORMANCE TIRES & WHEELS SPONSORS  GEISER BROTHERS IN 2012 LUCAS OIL OFF ROAD RACING SERIESSTOW, OH – Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels is proud to sponsor the Geiser Brothers Motorsports team for the 2012 Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series (LOORRS) season. Through this exciting partnership, Mickey Thompson will provide the team with the new Baja Pro 35X12.50R17LT tire developed for the Pro 2 and Pro 4 Unlimited racing classes. Read More→

MT Tires 220x100 MICKEY THOMPSON PERFORMANCE TIRES & WHEELS RETURNS AS  2012 LUCAS OIL OFF ROAD RACING SERIES SPONSOR STOW, OH – After an incredible year in 2011, Mickey Thompson Performance  Tires & Wheels has returned to the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series (LOORRS)  as a 2012 series sponsor. Through this program, Mickey Thompson will provide  the legendary Baja tires and track-side support to racers, and will continue to  work collaboratively with teams in the Super-Lite, Pro-Lite Unlimited and Pro-Buggy  Unlimited classes to test and prove their off-road tire products. The company also  plans to introduce the advanced Baja Pro tire developed for the Pro 2 and Pro 4  Unlimited racing classes planned for introduction at the season opener.  Read More→

Tire maker teams up with a new partner in the ALMS GT Class and continues campaigns in ‘green racing’ with orange-oil infused tires in the GTC and GT3 Challenge series, plus off-road racing

Sebring GT3 photo by Richard Prince. 220x146 Ready to Race: Yokohama Tire’s 2012 Motorsports Program Revs UpFULLERTON, CA (Feb. 28, 2012) – “Let the racing begin!” That’s the word from Andrew Briggs, Yokohama Tire Corporation’s (YTC) director of product planning and motorsports, as the Fullerton, California-based tire maker prepares for the 2012 racing season. Leading the strong line-up will be Yokohama’s campaign in the ALMS GT series featuring a new partnership with Alex Job Racing competing on a Lotus Evora. Yokohama will also once again continue to run in the GTC Class of the ALMS and in the IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama with its eco racing slick – the ENV-R2 – as the series’ spec tire. Plus, Yokohama-sponsored teams will compete in off-road racing’s SCORE and Lucas Oil series – where they won championships in 2011. Read More→

General Tire is sole tire manufacturer offering a cash contingency award for the 2012 regional season

Fort Mill, SC – February 27, 2012. General Tire has been named a contingency sponsor for the Lucas Oil Regional Off Road Series beginning in 2012. General Tire will be the only tire manufacturer offering a cash contingency award for the regional series who will host races in California and Arizona. General Tire‘s support of the series is in an effort to help foster up-and-coming talent in off-road short course racing. Read More→