Events/CompetitionsPress Release

On Track Racing Team Premiers at 2011 Griffin King of the Hammers

CEDAR CITY, UT    FEBRUARY 1, 2011:  On Track Racing Team, composed of Dean Bulloch, Barry Beadle, Buzz Bronsema and Todd Stephensen will put four Ultra4 cars on the starting grid of the 2011 Griffin King of the Hammers running BFGoodrich KRT Tires.  “We have pretty much been a team all along without saying anything,” said Barry Beadle.  “We are making it formal so we can show team support at all the Ultra4 Races this year.  Each member of the team brings a talent and success from 2010, which when put all together we have a greater chance to make a serious impact.”

On Track Racing Team is supported by BFGoodrich, the tire of choice for all four drivers.  “BFGoodrich is all we have ran and we really like them.  It is all I would ever want to run,” said Buzz Bronsema.  PSC Steering has also been a main partner in the team, “Tom and the whole group at PSC has been extremely helpful in getting us anything that we need,” said Todd Stephensen.  Other partners include Trail-Gear, WARN Winch, Mastercraft Safety, Winchline, and CTM Racing Products.

King of the Hammers will be the first official appearance for this team.  “Three of the four cars are tested and proven.  Our team is better prepared than any race that we have been to,” said Dean Bulloch.  “I am really jazzed to have great people and great supporters on the team.  Even if we don’t win, they will certainly know we are there!”    Barry Beadle #4452 will start in the second row, Todd Stephensen #4427 will start mid pack in the 47th PSC spot.  At the rear of the pack will be Dean Bulloch #4411 in 96th and Buzz Bronsema #4417 will start on the last row drawing the 99th starting position.  “I’m not too worried about it, we will just get really good at passing people,” said Buzz Bronsema.  Then added, “however, we did install a fresh air kit this year!”

In addition to having four cars in Fridays race, they will also have an Artic Cat Prowler in the Pit Bull Tires UTV King of the Hammers race on Thursday.   In 2010 the same group, although not officially associated as a team, had 3 Ultra4 cars and the UTV racing in the King of the Hammers, and all 4 vehicles finished.

The On Track Racing Team will start the 2011 season with the Griffin King of the Hammers and then will complete the additional Ultra4 races including BITD Silver State 300, Rausch Creek, American Rocksports Challenge, Stampede and Glen Helen Grand Prix.  Team members may participate in additional series including, but not limited to, Extreme Desert Racing Series, MOROC Extreme Off Road Racing Series and W.E. Rock.

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Sponsors – BFGoodrich Tires, PSC Motorsports, Trail-Gear, WARN Winches, Mastercraft Safety, Winchline, CTM Racing Products

On Track Racing Team
#4411 Dean Bulloch / Tom Allen
#4417 Buzz Bronsema / Shon Wilson
#4427 Todd Stepensen / Devin Jones
#4452 Barry Beadle / Kevin Barnes

About Dean Bulloch: Dean Bulloch has been racing since he was 13 competing in Motocross, Trials Riding, Drag Bikes, Snowmobiles, Rock Crawling and Desert Racing.  His exceptional career has included 169 wins and 21 championships across all disciplines of racing.  Bulloch has competed in the King of the Hammers finishing 7th in 2008 and 16th in 2010 and will be starting 96th at the 2011 race.  He is highly sought after by the media for interviews at all events for his class and personality.  Bulloch has owned D&P Performance for 34 years, a powersports dealership in Cedar City, UT, which has allowed him the ability to race.  He has been married to his wife Pauline for 34 years and consistently proves that he is loyal and dedicated to winning and representing those associated with the team.

About Barry Beadle: Barry Beadle has been racing Hot Wheels to shopping carts, and NHRA Super Comp to Rock Crawling and now will focus on the Ultra4 competitions.  He has multiple wins associated with his name across multiple series.  Beadle is the President and CEO of Total Equipment and Service specializing in the manufacturing and service of Oil Field Equipment in Granbury, Texas.  He has been married for 17 years and has two junior rock crawlers Barry Jr, who joined the race team in early 2010, and Taelyn.  Beadle has recently built a Jimmy’s 4×4 Ultra4 car that will debut at the 2011 King of the Hammers.

About Buzz Bronsema: Richard “Buzz” Bronsema, along with spotter/co-driver Shon Wilson, has been rock crawling professionally since 2006.  In their first year of competition, the Modified Stock Suzuki took first place in the W.E. Rock World Championship.  In 2010, Above All Rock Crawling’s Pro-Modified buggy placed fifth in the W.E. Rock Grand Nationals and fourth in the W. E. Rock Western Series. This will be the third year competing in the King of the Hammers, in 2010 they took 7th and in 2011 will start in 99th. Bronsema and Wilson enjoy wheeling in the hills around Cedar City, boating, traveling and figuring out novel ways to blow things up with firecrackers.  Bronsema owns Above All Auto and AA Row Wrecking and Salvage in Cedar City, Utah and is married to Kristina.

About Todd Stephensen: Todd Stephensen got his first motorcycle at three and started racing at five.  He continued to upgrade vehicles to quads, snowmobiles and rock crawlers.  Stephensen started competing in rock crawling in 2009 and has podiumed in all eight events including three firsts, three seconds and was the W.E. Rock World Championship Mod Stock runner up.  Stephensen has been the Crew Chief for the last two years for Dean Bulloch running an exceptionally organized team.  This will be the first year competing at King of the Hammers in a 1997 Samari that he has completely rebuilt to be competitive.  Stephensen is the COO of NRC Concrete and Landscape in Las Vegas, Nevada who has been married to Monica for 13 years with a daughter Shelby and son Cody.  Stephensen is always available to do what ever it takes to help others be as competitive as himself in the spirit of the team.

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