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Robby Gordon Prepares Off-Road for the World’s Biggest Action Sports Stage

“I’m in the empire business.”  Walter White If these words hadn’t first come out of Walter White’s mouth, surely Robby Gordon’s would have been next.  In 2013, Gordon came out swinging with his Stadium Super Truck Series and managed to bring

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Raptors Unite in Blackwell, TX for the 3rd Annual Texas Raptor Run

It’s not racing but it was most definitely off-road. Over 150 Ford Raptors made the trek to Blackwell Texas to the Texana Ranch for the 3rd annual Texas Raptor Run. And these weren’t your average enthusiast, some came as far

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Watch the San Felipe 250 Sunday on CBS Sports Network at 3pm EST/6pm PST

Already with a total of six airings confirmed, the 2014 SCORE World Desert Championship series will premier this Sunday at 6 p.m. (PT) with a one-hour CBS Sports Spectacular special on the San Felipe 250 on the CBS Sports Network.

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Tony Tellier’s Top Tips – SCORE Imperial Valley 250 – No Excuses

SCORE International is a week away from getting its first taste of stateside racing since 2012 (Laughlin Day 1/Day 2).  Plaster City, CA will host 150+ entries racing the inaugural SCORE Imperial Valley 250 on April 24-27.   With the

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SNORE Ridgecrest sets the pace for top drivers heading towards a championship

Entries for the 2014 SNORE|MORE Ridgecrest Motion Tire 300 did not lack for Saturdays race. As you pulled into the main pit, trailers were scattered throughout the OHV area just off Trona rd. It looked as if it was a

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Race in Pink: CODE Racing for boobs

This weekend was the second edition of the “Racing for Boobs” of CODE on one side of La Laguna Salada in Mexicali, Baja California.   Racing for Boobs supports the fight against the breast cancer and is the only all-woman race

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Robby Gordon Takes TRAXXAS Race at Long Beach Grand Prix

As the Citgo truck of Venezuela’s E.J. Viso and the TRAXXAS-sponsored truck of Sheldon Creed slammed each other heading into the final lap of the SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road Presented by TRAXXAS race at Long Beach, Robby Gordon watched the

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Sixty7 Class 11 Testing for the Norra Mexican 1000

The greatly anticipated 2014 NORRA Mexican 1000 is less than a month away. A trip to Mexicali was needed to test car number Sixty7 for it’s 1,309.32 mile trip down to San Jose Del Cabo. A half day was spent

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Camburg Engineering CE KINETIK 6100

Since 2008, Camburg Engineering has been developing a full line of CAD designed and developed race vehicles. These are their KINETIK series trucks. Camburg debuted the first KINETIK vehicle at the 2009 Baja 1000, putting the truck to the ultimate

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11 Questions (+3) with Arie Luyendyk Jr.

Arie Luyendyk Jr made his off-road debut in 2013 driving select races in Stadium Super Trucks and the TORC Series.  A veteran of Indy Lites and the Indy 500, and widely known for his reality tv career on shows such

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FOX Athletes Are Victorious At The 2014 Mint 400

The 2014 General Tire Mint 400 presented by Polaris was arguably the greatest assemblage of off-road talent in history, with 57 Trick Trucks and 38 Class 1 cars battling for desert domination in front of thousands of rabid fans. When

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Greaves Duo Dominates TORC Round 2

After a successful first day of racing the TORC Series looked to carry that momentum into Round 2. With no qualifying scheduled start positions for today were based on finish order from Round 1, with the top three being inverted.

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Watch the 2014 The Off-Road Championship (TORC) Round 2 Live at 2PM

Rounds 1-2, Primm: Primm, NV- Duel In The Desert: The site of the 2013 TORC Series finale is now where the 2014 season kicks off! The long offseason comes to an end April 5-6 as the biggest names in short-course

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TORC Opens The Season In Style

Going into each year in offroad there is always a looming question of what to expect from the season, and the same question held strong for short course. Late last year it was announced the marketing firm The Armory had

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Watch the 2014 The Off-Road Championship (TORC) Opening Rounds Live at 2PM

Rounds 1-2, Primm: Primm, NV- Duel In The Desert: The site of the 2013 TORC Series finale is now where the 2014 season kicks off! The long offseason comes to an end April 5-6 as the biggest names in short-course

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Off-Roading the Al Badayer Dunes of Dubai

One of the coolest things about being an off-roader is traveling to other countries and experiencing culture that is literally off the beaten path. You get away from the tourist traps and quickly find out the true nature of a group

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TCM Motorsports takes over Record’s “El Alamo 200”

TCM MOTORSPORTS TAKES OVER RECORD’S “EL ALAMO 200” SE APODERA TCM MOTORSPORTS DE RÉCORD EL ÁLAMO 200 TCM Motorsports and Ensenada’s own Miguel Sandoval seem to be winning everything in the RECORD Off-Road Series after adding a third straight victory

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#35 to #1, Jason Voss Seeks to Remain on Top

The #35 Jimco Trophy Truck didn’t change itself to #1, Jason Voss did.  2013 was a magical year for Voss Motorsports, winning two of the three premier races in the Best in the Desert Series on their way to win

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Camburg Engineering CE KINETIK 6100

Since 2008, Camburg Engineering has been developing a full line of CAD designed and developed race vehicles. These are their KINETIK series trucks. Camburg debuted the first KINETIK vehicle at the 2009 Baja 1000, putting the truck to the ultimate

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El Martillo Racing’s Jimco for Dakar

The adventure began in 1977, when Thierry Sabine became lost on his motorcycle in the Libyan desert during the Abidjan-Nice Rally. Saved from the extreme desert, he returned to France, enthralled by the landscape he’d experienced and promised himself he

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Cognito Motorsports Pro UTV

This is a UTV. Specifically, a fifth generation Polaris RZR XP 900 4 that has been built in to a Best in the Desert Pro UTV Class race vehicle by Cognito Motorsports. Weighing less than 2,000 pounds and touting nearly

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Greene Motorsports Trophy Truck

Greene Motorsports purchased a Kinetik Trophy Truck rolling chassis from Camburg Engineering in September of 2011.  They completed the truck in April 2013 and plan to use the rest of this season for planning and testing to run the full

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RPM Offroad Shop Tour & Open House

  In the past few years the crew from RPM Offroad in Bristol, TN has taken the west coast desert-racing scene by storm competing in multiple SCORE and BITD classes racking up over 50 wins and more than 15 championships

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Jergensen’s Racer Trophy Truck

Racing off road has always been in the Jergensen family.  It started with Todd racing motorcycles and holding the #1 plate in the vet class for a few years.  Todd’s son Kyle started riding motorcycles at 7 years old and

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Ronny Wilson’s JIMCO Class 12

When a handful of dreamers decided to attempt to conquer the Baja Peninsula and unknowingly ignited a culture, they used what they had access to at the time; Motor-Bikes, Jeeps, Cars, and VW’s. Most of which were beam cars they

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R&D Motorsports 2013 Jimco Trophy Truck

How do you make a Trophy Truck better? It’s not easy. Millions and millions of dollars have been spent trying to make the fastest vehicle in off-road racing go faster to no avail. And, the funny thing is it’s not

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Robbie Pierce’s Jimco Prerunner

By nature, Trophy Trucks are striped down totally functional ready for battle machines. A pre-runner has become just the opposite. It’s basically a Trophy Truck; loaded down with all the extras and luxuries that have been summarily tossed out of

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Jesse Jones 2010 Geiser Bros. Trophy Truck

The Geiser Brothers Trophy Trucks have undoubtably become the standard for Trophy Trucks worldwide. They’re simple, reliable, tough vehicles; just what you want in a off-road race vehicle. The stats tell the story; Geiser Brothers Trophy Trucks are the winningest

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EV1 Electric Race Car

Race-dezert.com sat down with SRD (Strategic Racing Designs) for a Q&A about the new EV1 electric race car they just finished. Check out the info, pictures and YouTube video showing what this project is all about. What made you decide

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Stewarts RaceWorks – Luxury Raptor Prerunner

  For most people the ultimate car is a Ferrari, Lamborghini, or some other beautiful and super fast street car. But if you’re an off-roader your dream car is a trophy truck or pre-runner, and at the top of the

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Norman Motorsports / Enduro Racing Trophy Truck

If you hear “Duralast Trophy Truck” mentioned at any race or off road event today, most will remember the unique sound of it’s 8 into 1 exhaust screaming across the desert.  This one of a kind Trophy Truck that sounded

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Ron Attig Ford Ranger

  Specifications Owner: Ronnie Attig Builder: Ronnie Attig Chassis: Ranger Weight: 4350lbs Wheel Base: 115” Track Width: 82” Front Suspension: Blitzkrieg I Beams, Fox 2.5 Coils, Fox 3.0 Bypasses Rear Suspension: Blitzkrieg Rear Suspension, Fox 2.5 Coils, Fox 3.5 Bypasses

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Madigan Motorsports – Shop Tour

Race-Dezert.com hit the road again and this time travel to Menifee, CA and made a stop at Madigan Motorsports. Madigan was opened in 2001 by Tom Madigan. He started out by building cages and some long travel kits and other

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