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Crandon Review: East Versus West Showdown Highlights Crandon World Championships

If it was Labor Day weekend it was time for one timeless constant to the expanding world of off-road motorsports – the annual battle royal at the theater of speed known simply as “The Big House.” For 45 years, the

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Kyle Leduc Is Your Amsoil Cup Winner

Crandon is the short course off-road racing Mecca. It’s the race of all races. A win at Crandon International Raceway separates the best of the best. Amongst one of the most competitive fields in short course, #77 Jerett Brooks, #22

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Watch LIVE from Crandon International Raceway

Rounds 13-14, Crandon, Wis. – The Keys to the Big House: The 2014 season wraps up where it’s supposed to: Crandon. Labor Day weekend at the Big House sees 50,000 TORC fans converge upon this track to witness the final

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The Rain Brings Mud To Crandon

Many things are unpredictable in this world and anyone that has been to the World Championships in Crandon know that the weather here is the same way. All week we’ve been teased with rain on race day and it looks

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45th Annual Crandon Is Open For Business

Today marked the first day of the 45th Annual Crandon Raceway World Championships. The weekend was kicked off as it always is with the in town celebration with teams lined up along main street followed by a parade featuring the

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Next Land Rover Defender Could Be A Jeep Wrangler Competitor In The US

2015 marks the last year of the iconic Land Rover Defender as many off-roaders know and love it. But rumors have begun circulating that the next model will be released shortly after, and that the vehicle will be hitting the

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Crandon Preview: 45 Years of Dirt-Throwin’ Greatness

If it’s Labor Day weekend it must be time for one incredible constant to the world of off-road motorsport – the annual trek to our Mecca known simply as Crandon. Once again, the incredibly lush and picturesque Wisconsin Northwoods will

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Dezert People 11 Premiere Tour & Trailer

This years Dezert People 11 Premiere Tour kicks off with the Atrium Hotel premiere party in Irvine, CA Friday September 12th.  The Atrium has been one of our most popular locations in the past with the movie playing poolside on the

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Doug Fortin Wins First Pro 4 Race In Reno

Crowds packed the stands with standing room only for Round 12 of the Lucas Oil Offroad Racing Series. Saturday night racing always seems to pack the house and the full grand stands had plenty of racing action to watch unfold

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From the Driver Seat with Judy Smith: BITD Vegas to Reno

Best In The Desert’s Vegas to Reno has a well-deserved reputation as an item for a Bucket List. It’s the longest point-to-point event in the United States, traveling through some of the most hostile territory on the planet. Running South

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Rockstar Drivers Dominate LOORRS Reno Round 11

High winds were in the forecast for Round 11 of the Lucas Oil Offroad Racing Series out at the Wild West Motorsports Park. With the wind came fans from all over Northern Nevada and they were all rewarded with some

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‘Bro-Lite’ Truck Racing Is Ridiculously Fun, And You Can Afford It

The thrill of speed and slides, the challenge of a dynamic dirt course, and the incredible action fender-to-fender off road racing is about to get a lot more accessible thanks to a group of enterprising Ultra4 racers. Introducing “Bro-Lites;” an

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Voss Continues Dominance at BITD

Winning races wins you glory, but being consistent wins championships. For Jason Voss and the Voss Motorsports team the 2014 BITD season has consisted of both. Voss is your 2014 BITD Vegas to Reno overall winner, and with the victory

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2014 BITD Vegas to Reno (Video)

The 2014 BITD Vegas to Reno belonged to Jason Voss from the start.  Voss started out front after taking top qualifying honors in Wednesday’s Time Trials and remained there throughout the entire 533 miles.  Dondel and Weyhrich couldn’t catch Voss on the

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Jason Voss Wins the 2014 BITD Vegas to Reno

For the second consecutive year, Jason Voss has won Best in the Desert’s Vegas to Reno.  Voss maintained a blistering average speed of 62.8 mph over 500+ miles and finished +00:15:12 ahead of second place finisher, Dale Dondel, adding another win

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2014 BITD Vegas to Reno Time Trials (Video)

When it was all said and done, Jason Voss took top qualifying honors in yesterdays Vegas to Reno Time Trials.  Taking a look at the course, you wouldn’t have guessed it was as eventful as it was but deep rutted

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Jason Voss The Man to Beat in Friday’s Vegas to Reno

As always, Jason Voss was cool and collected in the early hours of the morning, as Best in the Desert officials prepared to qualify seventy one unlimited racers at this years Vegas to Reno Time Trials.  After taking top honors in todays

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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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Geiser Brothers Shop Tour

For almost twenty years, the Geiser Brothers have been building the highest quality off-road race vehicles on the market.  From their humble beginnings, the Geiser Brothers have built upon their successes and built a name synonymous with champions.  From short

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TCM Motorsports’ 7sx

TCM Motorsports is a Portland, Oregon based amateur auto racing team.  Formed as a father/son team in 1997 by team owner/driver, Jay Culbertson and his son, Scott, the focus was on road racing in Porsche Club of America and Sports

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Rigid Industries Shop Tour

By Joey DiGiovanni Rigid Industries, based in Gilbert, AZ was founded in 2006. Back then they were an aftermarket retail company specializing in the fast growing UTV segment of off-road. The company sold aftermarket components such as seats, roll cages,

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Walker Evans’ Class 1

The “Happiest Race on Earth” just concluded its annual 1,300+ mile trek down the Baja Peninsula.  Since is rebirth in 2010, Walker Evans Racing has played an integral part in one of the most special races in off-road, the NORRA

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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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