PHOTOS BY THOM KINGSTON
RENO, NEV. - The days leading up to his TORC Pro-Light Championship race in Lancaster, Calif. on Sept. 29, Brad Lovell was where he can usually be found before each short-course race - stationed at his Torchmate 4X4 CNC machine, fabricating race components to ready his Pro-Light rig for the off-road battle of its life.
The season of hard work in the garage paid off in the biggest week of Brad Lovell’s racing career, when, fresh off of being crowned Ultra-4 Pro champion, he backed it up with his first-ever TORC Pro-Light series championship at the Lancaster racetrack. Read More→
RENO, NV JULY 13, 2011 Torchmate CNC Cutting Systems has officially been announced as the Title Sponsor of the Ultra4 Stampede, after being a primary sponsor of the “Lucas Oil on the Edge” 2011 Griffin King of the Hammers TV Show and supporting an entire team for the Ultra4 series including 4 entries at this weekends American Rock Sports Challenge. The Torchmate Racing Team is burning an impression on the entire offroad community as impressive as the Torchmate CNC Tables precision cuts. Read More→
RENO, NV JULY 5, 2011 The Torchmate team members of JT Taylor, Brad Lovell and Roger Lovell took on the highly anticipated 89thPikes Peak International Hill Climb Sunday June 26th after a full week of practice. All competing in the Pikes Peak Open Class, Brad Lovell took 2nd in his Nissan AMSOil Truck, JT Taylor finished 4th in the Torchmate TTB Car, guest driver Sam Berri finished 6th in the Tube Shark/Torchmate car, and Roger Lovell had an unfortunate accident that he walked away from in his AMSOil Torchmate Ultra4 car. Read More→
Survival of the Mountain is not only about the vehicle. It’s not only about the perfect set of tires, the correct jetting, and the right set up.
Survival of the Mountain is not only about the driver. It’s not only about the fastest driver, the most experienced, and the drivers ambition.
Survival of the Mountain is respecting the Mountain for its grace, beauty and difficulty at every turn. Respecting Mother Nature changing the weather at any point during the day, and even within the 10+ minute run up into the sky. Enjoying the scenery and the commodore that is built within the groups of racers. Survival of the Mountain is knowing how to “Gas it until you see God, and then hit the brakes,” said a racer on KRDO Radio. Read More→
RENO, NV JUNE 16, 2011 JT Taylor has recently broken two track records in the Torchmate / Tube Shark Buggy, and will look to put another aggressive time in the books at the world renowned Pikes Peak Race June 26, 2011. JT Taylor will be driving the new Torchmate TTB car which allowed Sam Berri to compete in his first ever hill climb in the Torchmate / TubeShark Buggy. The Torchmate team will also include Brad Lovell and Roger Lovell, each entering a AMSOIL / Torchmate rig. Read More→
RENO, NV MAY 16, 2011 Torchmate Racing had four cars cross the finish line at the Silver State 300; one Class 1000 and three Class 4400. In a valiant effort, Class 1000 Mike Shaffer placed third in their second race in the new car. Also in a new car, JT Taylor placed 4th in the 4400 class with Roger Lovell placing 12th and Jesse Haines placing 9th securing himself a place in the 2012 King of the Hammers after completing the 300 mile desert race.