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TSCO Racing Takes on the 2015 Baja 500

Ride along with TSCO Racing as they head to Baja, California to take on the 2015 Bud Light SCORE Baja 500. Climb into the TSCO pre-runner with team owner and driver Mark Weyhrich and see how he prepares for the

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Bangers and Mashers May/June

A couple of great months of racing are now in the rear view mirror. Please enjoy this look back at some of the best shots(bangers) we posted from the races all in one place. Ernesto and Jason did a great

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A Summer Classic, RECORD Ensenada-San Felipe 250

RECORD is proving once again that they have everything it takes to have a great time racing in Baja. The Ensenada-San Felipe 250, with more than 230 entries, is becoming a favorite amongst the racers in Baja. This year’s contingency was held

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Greaves Family Battle For Cup at Crandon: Johnny Wins FCP Community Cup.

Incredible early summer weather continued to grace the Northwoods of Wisconsin. The race program ran all day with any major issues as Crandon once again was epicenter of the short-course off-road racing world. First up were the Classix and Stock

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TORC “Keys to the Big House” Crandon Day One: Great Weather Great Racing

Saturday saw the scheduled weekend of racing begin as TORC set-up camp for two days of PRO and Sportsman Short-Course off-road racing. The weather gave the Northwoods of Wisconsin perfect conditions for racer and spectator alike. The race program is

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Sportsman Off-Road Series: Round Two at Crandon

Sportsman Off-Road Series: Round Two – Crandon The annual “Spring” Crandon race saw Sportsman racing on Friday afternoon. Three weeks ago at the Londerville Steel Off-Road Super Challenge, the Sportsman Off-Road Series had their opening weekend of racing, but unfortunately

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Lucas Oil Regional Off-Road Series Live Stream from Glen Helen

Tune in and watch Round 4 of The Lucas Oil Regional Live Series from Glen Helen live here as it happens! Support some of the best local and up and coming talent in short course off-road cut their teeth at the Lucas

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Class 1/1500 Slow Death or Brief Hiatus

Class 1/1500 Slow Death or Brief Hiatus There can be a lot of factors attributed to the dwindling entries in Class 1 lately. Let’s see if we can figure this out with some truth, some rumor and some made up “facts.” Outside of

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Jeremy McGrath Wins Pro 2 At LOORRS Round 8

Building and running your own short course team is no easy task, it takes a lot of hard work and the help of a group of people to stand by you. Jeremy McGrath after driving for other teams in the

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Off-Road Racer: One of the Great Off-Road Races: The Stardust 7-11

In 1976 off-road racing pioneer Norman T. Johnson and Gordon Grimmis wrote the essential bible of off-road racing culture titled simply “Off-Road Racer”. The book has been difficult to find because only 4,000 were made, 100 with a very special

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Points Battle Heat Up In Utah For LOORRS Round 7

The Lucas Oil Offroad Racing Series returned to the Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah for Round 7 of racing. We’re now at the midway point of the season so its up to the racers to plant their feet in

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UTVUnderground Presents: Off-Roading in Baja, CA

Join Larry and Chad Ragland, Steve and Bryce Menzies, and Randy and RJ Anderson as they take the ultimate father and son off-road trip exploring the beautiful Baja, Mexico peninsula in Polaris RZRs. Watch this group of friends reconnect with

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LOORRS Rounds 7-8 Preview: The Kingdom of Strife

As Rounds 7-8 of the Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series in Tooele, UT approach this weekend at Miller Motorsports, I was reminded of the truth of competition while watching Cain Velasquez get dethroned by Fabricio Werdum at UFC 188. Nothing remains the

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2015 Rip to Cabo Airs on CBS Sports June 21st (Father’s Day) at 1pm PST

The 2015 Monster Energy Rip to Cabo presented by Bullet Proof Diesel Airs on CBS Sports June 21st (Father’s Day) at 1pm PST The 2015 Monster Energy Rip to Cabo presented by Bullet Proof Diesel was an epic journey ridden

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KMC Debuts Two New Wheels

KMC burst onto the off-road scene ten years ago with the Enduro wheel for desert and short course racing, filling a void in the market for race worthy wheels. At the time, options in wheels were limited. Today, the KMC

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The 2015 Ultimate Off-Road Poster Pack

TheUltimate Off-Road Poster Pack is back! Fill your garage or bedroom with these stunning new posters for 2015. Shot by Mad Media’s Director of photography Vincent Knakal and Race-Dezert.com’s own Ernesto Araiza these stunning images represent the best in off-road photography from

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RDC’s Father’s Day Gift Guide

With Father’s Day quickly approaching on June 21st, we put together a list of ten gift ideas we would want to open up ourselves here at Race-Dezert.com. You could always leave this page up “accidentally” so the wife/girlfriend just happens

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Watch the 2013 General Tire Mint 400 presented by Polaris RZR for free on YouTube!

Watch the 2013 General Tire Mint 400 presented by Polaris RZR for free on YouTube!

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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RDC Dakar 2014 Toyota 4Runner SLR

By now the frequent visitors Race-Dezert.com 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

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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

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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

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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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