Dirt Riot Crandon Race Boosted with Additional $5000 Branik Cup Purse

Racing Saturday and Sunday August 9th – 10th Crandon International Raceway, Wisconsin

2014-Crandon-dirt-riot.jpgBLACKFOOT, ID AUGUST 6, 2014: Dirt Riot is very excited to throw the green flag on Saturday and Sunday at the “Big House” in Crandon, Wisconsin. In addition to the Dirt Riot 100% payback that drivers are accustomed to, Branik Motorsports has partnered with Dirt Riot in presenting the 1st Annual Branik Cup and adding $5000 to the driver’s purse! The Dirt Riot race is a feature of the “Super Challenge Off-Road Race Weekend” that also includes MORR Short Course Sportsman Racing, Grass Drags, ATV Racing and Mud Bogs. The action is scheduled for both Saturday and Sunday, gates opening at 8am.


“This is a dream come true. We are wrapping up our 14th season of W.E. Rock Professional Rock Crawling and our 3rd full season of Dirt Riot and to be able to put this event on our schedule really rounds out our series,” said Rich Klein, President and founder of W.E. Rock Events. “The entire staff here at Crandon has been amazing to work with, and all the drivers that are coming to race in the Pro4400 4×4 class to the stock classes and the UTV class will be ecstatic with how the course is laid out.”

The 3.5 mile Branik Cup Dirt Riot course includes the legendary Crandon Raceway short course, wooded trails, rock sections and the sand pit. On Sunday, drivers will be doing the famous land rush start into the even more famous Crandon Turn 1! Marty Fiolka, an expert in motorsports, will announce the race.


Gates open at 8am, with multiple off-road events happening all weekend. Dirt Riot’s Friday August 8th schedule includes a full course practice until 5pm along with Tech and Registration onsite. Saturday morning, the Pro4400 4×4 drivers will qualify followed by two heats of racing for all classes. The finals will be held on Sunday morning with the awards and Branik Cup presentation at 1pm on Sunday, allowing racers to get an early start for home.

The classes are lining up with quality racers behind the wheel including Branik Motorsports Stan Haynes, Molten Motorsports Tim Diekmann, Bad Advice Racing Kim Matzen, and Craig Vucich. Haulin’ Yash Racing Tom Yash, Burns Racing Elliott Burns, Mulder Off Road Racing Ryan Mulder and Pro-View Racing Matt Schuette who are pre-registered to race. Typically Dirt Riot registrants enter on Friday at Tech and Registration. You are also welcome to join the sportsman and UTV classes! With only some simple safety requirements, anyone is welcome to come and race!


There are 3 Professional 4×4 classes, a Trail/Sportsman 4×4 class and a UTV class. The classes are built to encourage local 4×4 or UTV participants to join us in a day of fun racing. For fees and payout information go to Dirt Riot is an Endurance Racing series that is composed of 4 series of 3 races that stretch across the country.

Spectators tickets can be bought directly through Crandon International Raceway for this event:

After the event we will have the results, pictures and stories posted at

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Event Sponsors: Maxxis Tires, Artec Industries, Nitro Gear & Axle, Trail Gear, Branik Motorsports, ASR Offroad, Fox Racing Shox, Crown Performance, Superchips, Dirt Skins, MetalCloak, PSC Motorsports, Currie Enterprises, Spidertrax Off-Road, Axel Off Road Gear & Apparel, PCI Race Radios, Advanced Adapters, The, Race Team Store

About W.E.ROCK Events, LLC.
W.E.ROCK Events, LLC. A Placerville, CA based company, sanctions, promotes, and hosts specialty off road events, including the W.E.ROCK Rockcrawling US Pro-National series, Dirt Riot Endurance Racing Series and 13 international and sub-sanctions. Attracting thousands of spectators to each event, W.E.ROCK reaches a broad demographic of off-road enthusiasts and casual motorsports fans. The sport of rockcrawling has grown by giant leaps in the last decade and is now host to over 300 registered national-level competition teams. Major competition supporters and partners include Red Bull Energy Drink, Monster Energy, NOS Energy Drink, Home Depot, MAXXIS Tires, Cooper Tires, and Crown Royal. With the off road industry exceeding 4 billion in sales annually, the sport of rockcrawling leads the way in print media and advertising for the sport’s 12 major publications. For more information, visit

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