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Torchmate Racing Heads to Warmer Weather at W.E. Rock Nationals Jesse Haines and Roger Norman to Compete

RENO, NV     MARCH 30, 2011   Torchmate Racing will be in full force at the opening round of the W.E. Rock Nationals this weekend in Tucson, AZ with Jesse Haines competing in the Unlimited Class and Roger Norman competing in the ProMod Class.  Also on the track this weekend will be Torchmate Racing Rusty …
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General Tire announces the winner of the 2011 Miss Mint 400 competition – Keli Snyder

USC student and Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing reporter Keli Snyder is named Miss Mint 400 for 2011 Snyder will receive $1,500 and a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be titled Miss Mint 400.  Previous Miss Mint 400 winners include Vanna White and Lynda Carter. LAS VEGAS – (March 28, 2011) – The 2011 General Tire Miss …
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RCV Performance Products Sponsors Jeep® Jamboree USA to Increase Awareness of High-Strength CV Axle Solution for Problematic U-jointed Axle Shafts

Loves Park, IL – RCV Performance Products offers Jeep owners high-strength CV axles as replacement for their vulnerable u-jointed front axle shafts. RCV’s stronger and smoother operating solution not only alleviates axle shaft failure on the trail, but brings the Jeep to a higher level of off road capability. To …
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Mild to Wild Trail Ride Geared up Outdoor Enthusiast for the Reno Off-Road Motorsports Expo this Weekend All Proceeds Benefitted the Blue Ribbon Coalition

RENO, NV    MARCH 24, 2011:  Over a dozen vehicles left the Reno Sparks Convention Center for the “Mild to Wild” Fundraiser Trail Ride with all proceeds benefitting the Blue Ribbon Coalitions dedication to keeping our land open for use and protecting responsible recreational access.  The day in the dirt was the kick off …
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Yokohama Tire Corporation-Sponsored Drivers Kick-Off Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Season with Three Podium Finishes

FULLERTON, CA (March 23, 2011) – Yokohama Tire Corporation-sponsored drivers combined for three podium finishes at the Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series opener at Firebird Raceway in Phoenix, Arizona, March 19-20. In the Pro Lite Unlimited class, Yokohama driver Jimmy Stephensen took his #33 Discount Tire/Ironclad Nissan, outfitted with  Yokohama …
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Casey Currie – Pro Lite Champion Joins General Tire’s Off-Road Program for 2011 and Debuts new Truck Design

Fort 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 …
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Tread Lightly!’s Membership Doubles as Organization Offers New Benefits

OGDEN, Utah (March 17, 2011) — The nonprofit organization Tread Lightly!® has doubled its membership over the last year after offering several new benefits—including significant discounts on insurance, Goodyear tires, and new Chrysler, Jeep®, Ram Truck or Dodge vehicles. Lori McCullough, Tread Lightly!’s executive director, also attributes the rapid increase …
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MICKEY THOMPSON PERFORMANCE TIRES & WHEELS INTRODUCES THE NEW BAJA CLAW® TTC RADIAL

STOW, OH – The new Baja Claw TTC Radial from Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels is the ultimate extreme, rugged, off-road performance tire with advanced radial construction. “We’ve integrated a combination of technologies developed in a real-world setting to make the Baja Claw TTC Radial the ultimate off-road tire,” …
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Yokohama Tire Corporation’s 2011 Motorsports Program Gears Up

Tire maker continues with teams in off-road and ALMS, plus “eco-racing’ in the GT3 Challenge and GTC series FULLERTON, CA (March 15, 2011) – From rugged desert terrains to legendary tracks such as Sebring International Raceway, Yokohama Tire Corporation’s motorsports program will be in full swing in 2011. Once again, …
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Auto Trans Design Gives Back to Sportsman & Pro-Light Races Through MORR

March 13, 2010 (Appleton, WI) – Automatic Transmission Design (ATD), a leader in performance automatic transmission manufacturing, continues its longtime support ofshort course off-road racing with its participation in the 2011 MORR Contingency program. ATD is the transmission of choice for many Sportsman and PRO short-course off-road racers. The company …
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Yokohama Tire Corporation-Sponsored Heidi Steele Wins SCORE San Felipe 250

Former two-time champion Steele and co-driver Rene Brugger come from behind to take Class 6 title on off-the-shelf Geolandar M/T+® tires FULLERTON, CA. – (March 14, 2011) – Yokohama Tire Corporation-sponsored Heidi Steele captured her first race of the season, winning the Class 6 title at the 25th MasterCraft Safety …