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Steve Hengeveld Wins Baja Rally, Will Vy for Mexican Championship

Story and Photos by Nishant Verma Baja lengend and current SCORE 1x plate holder Steve Hengeveld took the overall BAJA RALLY 2015 Championship after 4 long days of rally raid stage racing covering over 1200 KM. The BAJA 1000 champion


Pomona Off Road Expo 2015

The Pomona Off Road Expo is the show to attend every year and 2015 did not disappoint. This show brings out all the big manufacturers to display their goods. There is something for everyone: Trophy Trucks, rally cars, Pro 2


Bangers and Mashers of August

We are headed into the final stretch of the 2015 racing season, only a handful of races are left including the legendary SCORE Baja 1000 but in the meantime we once more time bring you the best photos now of the month of


Sébastien Loeb headed to 2016 Dakar!

Sébastien Loeb, the greatest rally driver ever, will take on one of the biggest challenges of his illustrious career when he lines up as part of Peugeot’s dream team at the legendary Dakar in January for the first time. The


Tavo Vildósola Beat The Heat at The Imperial Valley 250

According to the rumors this could be the last running of the SCORE Imperial Valley 250. The low entry numbers and the weather conditions with the heat and dust of last years and this years events have to make it


BFGoodrich presents Race-Dezert Heroes and Legends: Rob MacCachren

Off-road racing legend Rob MacCachren has had a long, illustrious career in off-road racing but is far from retirement. Born in Las Vegas, NV, Rob started racing at 16 years old and climbed his way up to becoming one of


The PEUGEOT 2008 DKR16 just got bigger – and better!

Carlos Sainz behind the wheel of the PEUGEOT 2008 DKR16 © Flavien Duhamel/Red Bull Content Pool Velizy-Villacoublay, France Tuesday, 22 September 2015 An updated version of the two-wheel drive beast that made its debut on the epic Dakar Rally in


Arizona Off Road & Sand Expo Sept 25-27

This weekend is the Arizona Off Road & Sand Expo in Scottsdale, AZ. With 100+ vendors signed up this show looks to be shaping up to be a good one. With the growth of this show we knew we needed to


Round 14 Stadium Super Trucks, Sheldon Creed Does it Again

Day two was another great day at the Sand Sports Super Show. UTV’s and Sand Rails everywhere you look but the main attraction once again was the Stadium Super Trucks. After a great race yesterday with an unusual incident with a


Bryce Menzies Doubles Down In Vegas

Word must of gotten out about all the action Friday night as the fans in Las Vegas came out in full force last night and filled the stands with the largest crowd at this race track. With all the drama


PJ Jones took the first place at the 13th Round of Stadium Super Trucks at SSSS

The Sand Sports Super Show is finally here and with that all the action and intensity of Robby Gordon’s Stadium Super Trucks. The gates opened at 4pm leaving enough time to see the practice, at 7pm when the real show


Emotions Run High In Las Vegas for LOORRS Round 15

With the 2015 season of the Lucas Oil Offroad Racing Series nearing the finish line and points championships getting closer to be decided, tensions are rising amongst drivers as they battle for position and gain much needed points each race.


Stadium Super Trucks – Sand Sports Show

If you missed this race last year you missed a great show. Dont worry though, Robby is bringing it back again this year. He has invited the 1400 racers once again and will be hosting an Arctic Cat SXS race.


Show Season is Here

Show season is upon us, three shows in three weeks insures something for everyone. First up on the calendar is the Sand Sports show in Costa Mesa, CA. The SSSS seems to get bigger every year taking up more land around


Punta Banda Pure UTV 200

AVE Racing came back to Baja after a twelve year hiatus earlier this year with the Punta Banda PURE 150. Now four months later, Lou Peralta and his crew were back again for their second event, the Punta Banda PURE 200 this


TSCO Racing tackles the 2015 Vegas to Reno

Sometimes in defeat we learn more than we do in victory. In off-road racing, you better be ready to accept defeat as part of the learning process or you will never succeed. The amount of variables you have to overcome


Win VIP Passes to the 2015 Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo Powered by General Tire

The 2015 Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo Powered by General Tire offers you the greatest collection of off-road companies, parts, equipment, gear, and experts ever assembled in America. From off-road racing to rock crawling, trail riding to sand sports, motorcycles and


LOORRS Estero Beach Airs this Saturday on CBS at 2pm EST

Two-time Baja 1000 winner Rob MacCachren is no stranger to off road racing…especially when it comes to racing in Mexico. For the first time in the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series, the drivers headed to Ensenada to the first

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Rodrigo Ampudia Pro-2

The Ampudia family are no strangers in the Off-Road community especially in Baja. Rodrigo Ampudia Sr. made the unthinkable happen by bringing Lucas Oil Short Course Racing across the border in 2015. A few days prior to the event in Ensenada


Jeepspeed – Jabroni

Jeff and Perry Coan decided to get back into the great sport of Off Road in 2007 after a 17 year break choosing Jeepspeed as the class to race in because of the steady car counts and consistent leadership by


Mickey Thompson Challenger IV Restored

“Built in 1977, Challenger IV was the brain child of none other than Speed King, Mickey Thompson. Always the innovator, while everyone else in the off road racing world built VW powered race cars with 10″ of wheel travel, Challenger


SAMCO Fabrication Shop Tour

In early April, the off-road world received news that legend Rod Hall would return to Baja, California to race the 2015 NORRA Mexican 1000, a race which catapulted his career in to becoming the winningest off-road racer in America.  Hall raced


RPM Off-Road Class 5/1600

If you have been following desert racing the last couple of years especially this season, you would know RPM Off-Road is one of the most popular race teams today. A Couple of years ago, Clyde Stacy and Justin Matney gathered a bunch of


GHA Racing Camburg Built Spec TT 6100

GHA Racing recently joined the growing list of racers building Spec TT 6100 trucks. Alex Gonzales is a transplant from Class 1, previously racing a Porter built car before deciding to step into the ever so popular 6100 class. Alex might


King Shocks Tour

RDC had a chance to visit King Shocks in Garden Grove, CA to check out the facilities and the new 3.5 internal bypass shock that Jason Voss is currently running on his Trick Truck. The new shock uses a full size


Brenthel Industries Shop Tour

We recently got a chance to stop by Brenthel Industries new 10,000 sq ft facility in Anaheim Ca. Brenthel is owned by brothers Jonathan and Jordan Brenthel. Brenthel Industries was started in 2004 out of the garage of a rented


Robbots Racing Class 12

Robbots Racing was born in the mid ’80’s as a 1/4 and 1/8 mile dragster team having great achievements in Bracket 2 category but in the 90’s the team headed another direction going from drag racing to the Off-Road world. It was


Jim Smith RACER Engineering Built Raptor

Jim Smith is a name synonymous with off road racing. Whether you are watching old ESPN footage, going over the history of his Ultra Wheels Trophy Truck that was sold to the Herbst Brothers and then to PCI’s Scott Steinberger


Menzies Motorsports Shop Tour

Fresh off his win at the 2015 Frozen Rush, short course and desert champion Bryce Menzies takes you through his championship winning race shop. Check out his amazing prep and fab facility that fields his desert and short course program.

4Runner to Dakar

RDC Dakar 2014 Toyota 4Runner SLR

By now the frequent visitors should be aware that we are covering the 2015 edition of the Dakar. As media, you have four choices to attend the event. Be embedded as a teams assistance vehicle, fly from bivouac to


Federico Montes Shop Tour

This year, we decided to cover some shops and race vehicles on the other side of the border. Earlier this year, we stopped by Federico Montes’ Shop in Ensenada, BC.  They specialize in race engines and transmissions.This year is the 25th anniversary of the


Coleman Motorsports Class 10

Crew Members: Jason Coleman – Owner/Driver Holly Coleman – Trophy Wife Joe Coleman – Owner/Team Cook Janet Coleman – Owner/Cooks assistant Jason “Bizkit” Brisco – Crew Chief/Head Mechanic -2010 SNORE Mechanic of the Year Mike Hill – Navigator & Prep


Steve Olliges’ “Rough Riders” Geiser Trophy Truck

The Rough Riders were the ultimate off-road super team. Backed by both FORD and BFGoodrich, the desert and short course team dominated off-road racing for almost five years before they dissolved. Their impact is still felt today. Pretty much any

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Oct 17 MORE Powderpuff 10th Annual
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