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General Tire's Support of Short-Course Racing Runs Deep With Drivers Like Renezeder

Carl Renezeder eyeing his 100th career short-course win in 2012. Fort Mill, SC – March 29, 2012. The 2012 Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series (LOORRS) season kicks off this weekend at Firebird Raceway and General Tire will be there in full-effect. General Tire’s support of short-course racing runs deep, since its inception, General Tire has been …
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General Tire’s Justin Davis Wins Dirt Sports Rookie of the Year Award

Davis also nominated for Dirt Sports 2011 Driver of the Year award. Fort Mill, SC – March 6, 2012. The 2011 off-road season boasted some incredible racing and General Tire‘s Justin Davis certainly contributed to those moments. Davis’ stand-out performances in the SCORE series have garnered him the distinction of being named Dirt Sports Rookie …
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General Tire to Offer Cash Contingency Award for Lucas Oil Regional Off Road Series

General Tire is sole tire manufacturer offering a cash contingency award for the 2012 regional season Fort Mill, SC – February 27, 2012. General Tire has been named a contingency sponsor for the Lucas Oil Regional Off Road Series beginning in 2012. General Tire will be the only tire manufacturer offering a cash contingency award …
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General Tire Kicks Off Best In The Desert Series Atop the Podium at 'Parker 425'

Mikey Childress places third in class and sixth overall. Macrae Glass captures first 2012 class win for General Tire. Fort Mill, SC – February 7, 2012. The Best In The Desert (BITD) Series kicked off at the “Parker 425” over the weekend in Parker, Arizona and Team GT started the 2012 season off on the …
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Darren Skilton Pushed to the Finish Line at Dakar Rally

After battling an array of issues, Skilton’s team literally pushed him onto the podium to claim his second-place finish. Skilton’s second-place finish in OP1 in limbo while the world waits for a ruling on a technical infraction by the first-place finisher. Fort Mill, SC – January 24, 2012. The historic Dakar Rally is not for …
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Darren Skilton Earns a Well Deserved Break at Mid-Point of 2012 Dakar Rally

After days of battling fuel deliver issues that would send most competitors packing, Darren Skilton is finally finding his stride at the 2012 Dakar Rally.  The Stage 7 loop starting and ending in Copiapo covered 417 kilometers with the most sand dunes to date.  Competitors have been dropping out at a rapid rate and Dakar …
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Dakar Rally 2012- After Five Stages in Argentina Darren Skilton Crosses the Andes into Chile

On the road to Chilecito on Wednesday, Darren Skilton had to battle for every kilometer on Stage 4 of the Dakar Rally. “The frustrating part is that I know my car is very competitive,” Skilton explained.  “I am so anxious to get this fuel issue resolved so I can really show what the Revolution VI …
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Darren Skilton Finishes One Second Behind Nasser Al-Attiyah On First Stage of Dakar Rally

Dakar Rally has typically started with WRC-style gravel roads since moving to South America, but this year the ASO course designers headed straight for the coastal dunes at Necochea for a 57 kilometer special stage to start the 2012 rally.  Darren Skilton finished just one second behind 2010 champion Nasser Al-Attiyah and 9:51 behind the …