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SEMA 2013: Rob MacCachren’s TRAXXAS Race Truck

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

traxxas 11 800x533 SEMA 2013: Rob MacCachrens TRAXXAS Race Truck

Even though you’re probably familiar with TRAXXAS—this isn’t an R/C car—it’s a serious off-road racing machine. Rob MacCachren’s TRAXXAS race truck is one of the more well-used race rigs we’ve seen at SEMA so far. Rob’s truck has 35″ tires, gnarly FOX Racing suspension, and more travel than you probably know what to do with. Check it out here.  Read More→

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→

Lovell builds and repairs race rigs with Torchmate table on his way to championships in TORC Pro-Light and Ultra-4 Pro

82 Torchmate CNC Cutting Systems Powers Brad Lovell to Dual Off Road Championships

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→

e1318261053 Corey Sisler Heads To Texas For TORC PRO Light Unlimited RodeoWhen word spread that Traxxas’ The Off Road Championship (TORC) was going to hold an all-out, no-holds-barred PRO Light race at the end of the season with over $20,000 in prize money, it got Corey Sisler’s attention.  Sisler has a reputation for putting the No. 19 AEM Performance Electronics Ford in contention for the win at every race, so his chance to bring home some cash from the PRO Light Cup are very good. “TORC was very accommodating,” Corey revealed.  “I have proven I can hang with Deegan and Brandt and I want to see what the TORC guys like Caddell and Hubbinette have for me.  If things go well I might have to do more TORC races next season.”  Read More→

Oberg Looks Strong Early @ Chicagoland/Rt. 66 Raceway

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

345 Oberg Looks Strong Early @ Chicagoland/Rt. 66 Raceway

Eagle River, WI (September 20, 2011) – After a great second place finish during Round 10 at Crandon, Mike Oberg and his #80 AMSOIL BFGoodrich Tires Chevy were looking for continued success at The Dirt Track at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Illinois. With only ten days to prepare for the midweek event, Oberg Motorsports brought both of his PRO-2WD trucks ensure nothing could prevent the team from competing in both rounds of racing. The luxury of a back-up race truck became a necessity as the team soon found out. Read More→

menziesWIN 150x120 KMC’S BRYCE MENZIES WINS SECOND VICTORY AT CRANDON TORC SERIES Crandon, Wis. (September 5, 2011) – Bryce Menzies continues his appearances atop the podium for the second consecutive day and clenching the win in the finale of the World Championship Off-Road races.

Menzies lined up in the sixth spot for the “Land Rush” standing start in his KMC Wheels outfitted Red Bull Mopar Ram and powered his way into second as the field reached the first turn, on a very muddy track, as rain fell throughout the nine-lap event. Read More→

Jason Scherer is Signed to ASR Dream Team

Monday, September 5th, 2011

2012 TORC Pro Light Series and Ultra4 King of the Hammers

Jason Scherer 3rdKOH 150x33 Jason Scherer is Signed to ASR Dream Team FORT WORTH, TX   SEPTEMBER 5, 2011  Jason Scherer has been signed to drive a Pro-Light truck and Ultra4 car for team owner Tom Allen of PSC Motorsports in the newly formed team, Allen Scherer Racing (ASR).  The ASR team will compete in the 2012 TORC Pro Light Series, at the 2012 Ultra4 King of the Hammers, campaign for the 2012 Ultra4 Championship and also compete in a few Best in the Desert and BRT Desert Races. “I am excited to say the least!” said Jason Scherer, 2009 ‘King’ of the Hammers and multiple offroad series championship winner.  “I have been racing competitively for the last 10 years and the work and dedication has paid off!  Tom wants to win, so there is a lot of pressure, but I am also very competitive and as soon as that green flag drops I hope to accomplish the goals for all involved.” The ASR team is composed of owner Tom Allen and the team at PSC Motorsports, Jason Scherer and his Rage 4th support staff and Tribe 4×4 Adam Scherer and Ryon Donaldson. Read More→

113 Casey Currie and King Shocks out front in TORC Pro Light class The Traxxas, Torc series battle for Pro Light supremacy has been intense from the start. It’s clear that the competition will be spirited all season between several racers who have already distinguished themselves thus far. In the opening rounds at the Red Bud motocross track in Buchanan, Michigan King Shocks racer Samuel Hubinette earned back-to-back wins and the points lead right out of the box. At rounds 5 and 6 in Charlotte, North Carolina, it was King Shocks racer and defending Champion Casey Currie who would sweep the top spot on the podium in dominating fashion. Read More→

  • Currie of Team General Tire takes first Friday and Saturday at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C.
  • Currie takes three 1st place finishes in a row. LOORRS at Miller Motorsports June 26th and TORC at Charlotte Motorspeedway July 23rd and 24th

218 100x150 Defending TORC champion, Casey Currie, sweeps the  TORC Series Round 5 and 6 in PRO Light

Concord, NC – (July 28, 2010) – TORC champion and one of Team General Tire’s newest drivers, Ca

sey Currie pulverized the competition at Round 5 and 6 of the Traxxas TORC Series in PRO Light this weekend at the Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., topping the podium both days. Read More→

e1311642582 Rob MacCachren Makes It Three Victories In A Row In TORC Racing In Charlotte
 Short course off road racing has its roots in the Midwest, but for the first time ever this weekend a race was held in the South, and it was dominated by a native of the West Coast.  Charlotte Motor Speedway is in the heart of NASCAR country, where motorsports fans are accustomed to cars reaching speeds of 200 mph on pavement.  Last weekend though, all of the action was on “The Dirt Track” as TRAXXAS brought The Off-Road Championship (TORC) to North Carolina.  By the end of the weekend, Rob MacCachren and his RAM Pro 2WD truck had earned plenty of new fans in the South.  Read More→
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210 Casey Currie   Pro Lite Champion Joins General Tires Off Road Program for 2011 and Debuts new Truck DesignFort 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→