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Yokohama Tire Corporatio​n’s Off-Road Racers Reflect on 2013 Season

Highlights include Cameron Steele’s early season win on YokohamaGEOLANDAR A/T-S® R tires FULLERTON, CA. – (Dec. 12, 2013) – From Nevada to Mexico, Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) and the Desert Assassins off-road racing team covered a lot of rugged, dusty ground during the 2013 season, producing several highlights, some even historic. The Desert Assassins were …
Desert Racing

46TH TECATE SCORE BAJA 1000 DESERT RACE LIVE DRAWING FOR STARTING POSITIONS SET TO TAKE PLACE AT 2013 LUCAS OIL OFF-ROAD EXPO ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5, AT 3 P.M.

Nearly 300 Entries from More Than 20 Countries to be Announced and Official Race Course Map to be Unveiled POMONA, Calif. (September 11, 2013) – Celebrating all that is off-road, 2013 Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo powered by General Tire will host the Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 Desert Race official live race drawing for …
Events/Competitions

2012 FOX off-road desert championships push and test limits of man and machine

Athletes who took victories in limited open-wheeled cars and big V8-powered trucks say winning races has become more about intense full-speed, all-out racing. EL CAJON, Calif. — While no one would ever call off-road desert racing easy, its evolution has seen the races become more challenging and strenuous on both the drivers …
Events/Competitions

Joe Bacal and Lexus Capture Second Consecutive SCORE Baja 1000 “Peninsula Run” Victory

Bacal Solos the 1,122-Mile Race Distance Virtually Trouble Free LA PAZ, Mexico (November 21, 2012) – For the second time in three racing seasons,  Joe Bacal drove his Lexus LX 570 to the Stock Full-class victory over the punishing 1,122-mile “peninsula” course in the 45th Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 on Saturday.  …
Events/Competitions

FOX® athletes Jesse Jones and Bryce Menzies join forces at the 45th Tecate SCORE Baja 1000

Jessie and Bryce will share driving duties of Jones’ FOX Offroad Racing Trophy Truck that will be eighth off the line in their class. SANTEE, Calif. – FOX—the industry-leading ride dynamics company—sponsored athletes Jesse Jones and Bryce Menzies are teaming up once again in Baja. They first teamed up at the 2012 Baja 500 sharing …
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Torchmate Racing Shaffer-Motorsports Finishes 2nd in 2011 Baja 1000

OAKLAND, CA     NOVEMBER 29, 2011   Torchmate Racing Shaffer-Motorsports team car #401 finished second in class at the 2011 Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 after completing 705 miles with an official time of 24 hours and 40 minutes through the most grueling terrain in Baja. With only 10 minutes separating them from the leader, …
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THR / Bonanza Plumbing / Kawasaki / Monster Energy / Precision Concepts Team Overcomes Challenges For Strong Finish At The Baja 1000

THR Motorsports / Bonanza Plumbing team rider and past Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 winner Robby Bell started ninth off the line on the Precision Concepts-prepped Kawasaki KX450F and was physically third on course after the first 90 miles of technical terrain.  Bell then handed the bike off to reigning Vegas …
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General Tire, Wahoo’s and Azunia Tequila Deliver a World of Possibilities to Rancho El Milagro

The fifth annual Baja Children’s Support Run raised $3,000 to buy supplies in addition to building a multi-media center for more than 40 orphans. Fort Mill, S.C. – Nov. 23, 2011. General Tire, Wahoo’s Tacos and Azunia Tequila, delivered an early Thanksgiving to some deserving orphans at the Rancho El …
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Team GT’s Jim Riley and Fellow Racer Kane Fraser Both Capture the True Spirit of the 2011 Tecate SCORE Baja 1000

General Tire driver Jim Riley set his goals aside to help others in need. Canadian, and paraplegic, Kane Fraser races in first Baja 1000 to help raise money and awareness for the abilities of people with disabilities. Fraser seeks to raise $25,000 for the Rick Hansen Foundation. Baja California, Mexico …
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Yokohama Tire-Sponsored Off-Road Racer Heidi Steele Wins Class 6 SCORE Championship

It’s the 4th title for Steele on Geolandar M/T+® tires FULLERTON, CA. – (Nov. 21, 2011) – Quite a week for Yokohama Tire Corporation-sponsored off-road racer Heidi Steele at the 44th annual Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 in Ensenada, Mexico.  She won her fourth SCORE (Southern California Off Road Enthusiasts) class …