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2016 Mint 400 Documentary Trailer

Just beyond the shimmering glow of the world famous Las Vegas Strip is the most hostile and unforgiving territory in North America, the Mojave Desert. An apocalyptic region made of jagged stone, gravel pits, deep silt beds, piercing cactus and

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Justin Matney’s Rigid Industries Geiser Built RPM Trick Truck

The first 4-wheel drive vehicle to win a major off-road race was a Bill Stroppe-built Ford Bronco, driven by Rod Hall at the 1969 NORRA Mexican 1000. Rod won the race overall, beating the motorcycles by nearly 10 minutes. 50

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The Morning Commute: Topher Ingalls

Professional racing is a harsh mistress. One minute she is celebrating you with the warm embrace of thousands of fans, the next minute she has replaced you with the next prodigy and you are reduced to a mere memory. Motocross

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2016 Mint 400 TV Show to Premiere this Sunday, May 29th on NBC Sports at 5pm EST / 2pm PST

The 2016 Polaris RZR Mint 400 presented by BFGoodrich Tires TV Show to Premiere this Sunday, May 29th on NBC Sports at 5pm EST / 2pm PST Mad Media produced documentary style off-road program to premiere in over 80 million

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McGrath and Leduc Find Their Way Back On Top

The Lucas Oil Offroad Racing Series is nearing its halfway point and championship points are becoming more valuable each round. Today marked Round 6 of the series while the weather looked as though it would make things challenging it ended

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Rain Can’t Keep Racers Away For LOORRS Round 5

The Lucas Oil Offroad Racing Series headed back to Tooele Utah for Round 5 of racing today and in front of the loyal fans put on a great show. Mother nature sprayed the track in the morning with a few

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Satmodo – 5 for 5 Down in Baja

Satmodo – 5 for 5 Down in Baja Satellite Phones & Baja…Should you even take one? 1. Iridium Sat Phones work everywhere you can see the sky …even in Baja! If you can see the sky, then you can use

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BJ Baldwin on Toyota!

Off-Road Racing has come a long way but still has a long way to go. It’s always been disturbing to me that the factories who sell billions of dollars in trucks are not currently directly involved with factory backed sponsorship

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The Goal is to Live, CODE Racing for Boobs

Every year more and more women gather together at Laguna Salada in Mexicali to promote one simple message: “The Goal is to live” and have fun while doing it…. Each year the entries grow for this event: around 70 teams in 2014,

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NORRA Mexican 1000, Chasing Smiles Through Baja

This is a very special event, 4 days of pure racing joy surrounded by great people, new and vintage machines and the perfect location with everything covered in a thin layer of dust and hint of gasoline smell, how you can we not love this? For this edition

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2Mares 500, 100% Choyero Racing.

Just 2 days after NORRA ended Baja Sur had another surprise ready for us, we got an invitation from a few friends from Cabo and La Paz to stay a few more days to enjoy one of the most famous

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LOORRS Heads to Utah for Rounds 5 and 6

Lucas Oil Off Road Racing leaves California and heads to Utah Motorsports Campus, formerly knows as Miller Motorsports Park, in Tooele, Utah on May 21 and 22, 2016. This is the seventh visit to the Utah track and it’s taking

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Josh Daniel Comes Out On Top In BITD Laughlin

While BITD has been coming out to Laughlin for years with their Laughlin US Hare Scramble moto races, and recently with the UTV World Championships, they have never brought their full field of Trick Trucks and other four wheel vehicles

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Daniel And Letner Are Top Qualifiers For BITD Laughlin Race

When a desert race is a short race qualifying up top is very important. With BITD coming to Laughlin for the Method Race Wheels Laughlin Desert Challenge, racers will go on an all out sprint for two days to see

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If Santa Had a Race, it Would be the Mexican 1000

If Santa Had a Race, it Would be the Mexican 1000 By – Brad Lovell What can get a grown race car driver excited enough to get sweaty palms and squeal like a 6-year old on Christmas morning? You got

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Herbst Truggy Suffers a Setback at the NORRA 1000

Herbst Truggy Suffers a Setback at the NORRA 1000 Even down in the middle of Baja the word spread fast this week. The Iconic Herbst Truggy had caught fire racing the NORRA 1000. Within minutes calls were coming in to

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Justin Matney’s Rigid Industries Geiser Built RPM Trick Truck

The first 4-wheel drive vehicle to win a major off-road race was a Bill Stroppe-built Ford Bronco, driven by Rod Hall at the 1969 NORRA Mexican 1000. Rod won the race overall, beating the motorcycles by nearly 10 minutes. 50

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Kevin Terry – Chevy Prerunner

Kevin Terry may not be a household name or even a name that comes up when you think about the top builders in the off road industry but we can guarantee you have passed by him at a race during contingency or

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Feature Vehicle – Method “74” F-100

With the growing popularity of the older Ford F100 builds, one of our favorites has got to be the Method Race Wheels “74”. It does not matter if you are a Ford or Chevy fan, people fall in love with this truck at

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Don Digby T3 Motorsports Pre-Runner

When Don Digby became a partner of Horsepower Ranch he wanted a pre-runner that could be reliable and still handle everything Baja is known for. Don wanted a pre-runner specifically for exploring Baja that was comfortable, low maintenance, and easy

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One Machine to Rule’em All

The Trophy-Truck, an engineering masterpiece result of years and years of racing in the desert, for us there’s no better race machine on earth that can be compared to a Trophy-Truck. Geiser Bros usually have the most amount of entries

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Dragonfire Shop Tour

UTVUnderground.com headed to Arizona to get an inside look at DragonFire Racing and get an all access tour of their operation! DFR has been around in the UTV sport since the days of the Yamaha Rhino! Whether its racing, play

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Honda Unlimited Ridgeline Race Vehicle

Honda Off-Road Reveals Unlimited Ridgeline Off-Road Race Vehicle Honda returns to Desert Off-Road racing with factory backed race program Marking its return to 4-wheel off-road desert racing, Honda unveiled its new Unlimited Ridgeline race vehicle at the Honda booth at

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Mike Bragg’s 1730 Jeepspeed

Mike Bragg has been around racing his whole life. Mike’s dad J.M. Bragg started racing a jeep in Mexico in 1970 and continued into the mid 80’s. Mike’s first race was at the age of 14 as a co driver, he started driving a

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RJ Anderson’s XP1K3 Polaris RZR XP Turbo

After months of hard work by the industries best companies, the new 2016 Polaris XP1K3 RZR XP Turbo has arrived! Once again UTVUnderground.com partnered with Mark Holz of Holz Racing Products to build RJ Anderson the ULTIMATE Polaris RZR XP

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Dakar 2016

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Highs and Lows. Our Five Most Favorite, And Least Favorite, Aspects Of The 2016 Dakar Rally

As the dust settles at the 2016 Dakar Rally, the RDC team has taken a moment to reflect on the race this year and our experiences. While there have been an overwhelming number of unforgettable moments, there are still some

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Gracias, Dakar

There is a guy who follows the Dakar every stage, every year in his classic Ford F-250. He reminds us of Chuck Strange (RIP buddy) in his purple Rolls Royce and in Chuck’s honor we refer to him as the

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DAKAR BIKES RECAP- Mission Accomplished USA

To Americans, winning the Dakar is like planet Mars: We can see it sometimes but no one has ever been there yet. This is not a story about the world’s best rally racer and being the first Australian to win

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Sheldon Creed’s Firsthand Thoughts Following The 2016 Dakar Rally

Catching Creed Sheldon Creed’s Firsthand Thoughts Following The 2016 Dakar Rally Prior to the 2016 Dakar Rally, RDC had the opportunity to sit down with Robby Gordon and Sheldon Creed for an Ask Me Anything interview based on input from our

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Another Dakar In The Books Stage 13- Villa Carlos Paz to Rosario

Another Dakar In The Books Stage 13- Villa Carlos Paz to Rosario The final stage of the Dakar Rally is often superfluous, with the outcome already decided. This year was no different. The 180 kilometer special stage from Villa Carlos

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2016 RDC Dakar Workflow

2016 RDC Dakar Workflow To cover Dakar is somewhat similar to what photographers and journalists are accustomed to in Baja. Race cars go by at a high rate of speed and one snaps away and writes about it afterwards. Then

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May 28 AVE Racing SuperCourse GP Series - Punta Banda
Jun 01-05 SCORE Baja 500
Jun 02-07 Sardegna Rally Race - FIM Cross Country Rally WC
Jun 03-05 WORCS - Rnd 7 TBA
Jun 10-11 SNORE - Race Fuels Caliente 250
Jun 10-11 TORC - Chicago
Jun 18-19 LOORRS - Ensenada
Jun 23-26 Italian Baja - FIA WC Cross Country Rallies
Jun 24-26 TORRA - Mescalero 175
Jun 25-26 TORC - Crandon Internatioal Off-Road Raceway
Jul 02 Bonneville Off Road - Jackpot 150
Jul 02-03 LOORRS Regional AZ - RD 7 Show Low Thunder Raceway
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