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Darren Skilton Looks For Back To Back Victories For General Tire In His Return To The Legendary Dakar Rally

Darren Skilton has an addiction with Dakar that began over a decade ago.  Since that time he has become the United States representative for the race’s sanctioning body (ASO) and returned to the rally in a myriad of capacities including navigator, support driver, mechanic, and racer.  Last year Skilton and …
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General Tire to Sponsor Three Entries for the 2012 Dakar Rally, Looking to Repeat 2011 Win

General Tire partners with Baja Automotive for the December 29, 2011 – January 15, 2012 Dakar Rally. Darren Skilton, Joaquin De Uriarte and Mark McMillin to pilot the entries. All three entries will race on General’s Grabber tire across the rugged and unpredictable race course. Fort Mill, SC – (December …
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Chris Brandt Podiums for Big Winnings at Final Lucas Oil Off Road Race and Challenge Cup Race

COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA    DECEMBER  20, 2011  –  Chris Brandt #82 BFGoodrich / Toyota Pro Lite Unlimited Truck added two more podiums to the list of successful accomplishments in the 2011 Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series at the final race in Phoenix, Arizona at Firebird Raceway.  Finishing third in the 15th race of the season …
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Ansani Designs Makes A Sleek Chevy Auxiliary Light Bumper

Tempe, AZ: Ansani Designs offers a functional and stylish replacement front bumper for 2007-current Chevy Silverado pickups. This composite bumper has molded-in mounting pods for three 8-inch-diameter diameter lights. The Ansani Designs bumper is a direct replacement for the factory metal model, mounting in the stock location using the OE hardware. …
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General Grabber’s Help Carl Renezeder ‘Grab’ LOORRS Pro-4 Unlimited Championship

Carl Renezeder chalks up eighth career championship at LOORRS finale. Fort Mill, SC – (December 20, 2011) With championships, pride and the largest pay day in short-course history on the line, the 2011 Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series (LOORRS) season did not disappoint. Carl Renezeder led the Team GT …
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MasterCraft Safety and Impact Have All Your Safety Needs Covered This Winter

Unrivaled in the realm of motorsports protection, it would be easy enough for MasterCraft Safety and Impact by MasterCraft Safety to rest on their laurels.  Instead, both companies constantly forge ahead and innovate in an effort to provide the best possible products from head to toe, with MasterCraft’s legendary energy-attenuating …
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Three new Raptor/F-150 lockboxes and two new Jeep JK Security Enclosures!

Jeep JK Wrangler Tailgate Security Enclosure A simple, two-piece design that creates a lockable storage trunk completely protected on all sides.  It works in conjunction with the lockable vehicle tailgate to secure the trunk area created.  The enclosure maintains the use and function of the rear seat in 2-door models.  …
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Two of the Biggest Names in Racing Team Up To Make a Major Impact

 Roush Yates has once again cemented a reputation for producing the fastest engines on the planet regardless of the application, wtih 160 victories this year alone.  When first opening its performance products store in 2009, Roush Yates created an extension of its championship-winning engine technology to include everything from engine …
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FOX and McMillin Racing Capture Overall Four-Wheel Vehicle and Trophy Truck Victory at 2011 Tecate SCORE Baja 1000

McMillin Racing’s win makes it eleven Trophy Truck wins in a row for FOX Bryce Menzies takes the overall points championship with his third place finish. Santee, CA December 14, 2011– FOX has secured an unprecedented eleventh consecutive SCORE trophy truck win with McMillin Racing’s overall four-wheel vehicle and trophy truck class win …
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Mad Media & Best in The Desert to Produce the Greatest Off-Road Race in the World – The Legendary Mint 400

The world-renowned General Tire Mint 400 was recently acquired by The Martelli Brothers – partners in the nationally recognized marketing/production group Mad Media – who have since formed a multi-year partnership with Casey Folks of Best in the Desert to manage the event.  The Mint will now be part of …
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Yokohama Tire-Sponsored Chad George Wins Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series Title

He takes Super Lite championship on Geolandar A/T-S® tires FULLERTON, CA. – (Dec.12, 2011) – Yokohama Tire Corporation-sponsored off-road racer Chad George wrapped up a stellar season by clinching the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series Super Lite title at Firebird International Raceway in Chandler, Arizona on December 10. George …
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Radflo Hydra-Jac Specifically Designed for Off-Road Enthusiast

Perfect Lightweight Jack Fits Anywhere FOUNTAIN VALLEY    DECEMBER  7, 2011  –  Specifically designed for the off-road enthusiast, the Hydra-Jac allows you to change a tire on most vehicles with aftermarket suspension lifts.  The lightweight 13 pound racing jack collapses to 37” allowing you to stow the Hydra-Jac in locations where other high lift jacks …
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Chris Brandt Championship Race at Lucas Oil Off Road Final Round

COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA    DECEMBER  6, 2011  –  Chris Brandt #82 BFGoodrich / Toyota Pro Lite Unlimited Truck will be at the final round of the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series in Phoenix, Arizona at Firebird Raceway this Saturday, December 10th.  With 12 podium finishes Brandt has lead the points all season but fell …
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Back-to-Back Best In The Desert Championships For Team GT’s “Ballistic” BJ Baldwin and Macrae Glass

“Ballistic” BJ Baldwin wins Best in The Desert Trick Truck championship. Macrae Glass wins Best In The Desert Class 8 championship on General Tires. Fort Mill, SC – December 7, 2011. “Ballistic” BJ Baldwin entered the final race of the 2011 Best In The Desert (BITD) Series with one goal, …