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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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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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Polaris RZR Presents RJ37 — Episode 2 “Earning A Spot”

Episode two of Polaris RZR’s RJ37 Series titled “Earning A Spot” takes you through two of RJ’s biggest moments as a Pro 2 racer, first his podium finish in the 2014 Crandon Cup race and his first Pro 2 win at

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BFGoodrich Presents Race-Dezert Ride Swap: Casey Currie

Jump in a custom 707 HP Dodge Challenger Hellcat piloted by off-road racer Casey Currie and attack the famed Banner Grade Mountain Road and Ocotillo Desert Road laced up with the new BFGoodrich g-Force Comp-2 A/S tires. Ride with Casey as

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Bryce Menzies Gets Redemption In Round 4 of LOORRS

Another great day of racing out in Lake Elsinore as Round 4 has now come and gone of the Lucas Oil Offroad Racing Series. Fans packed the stands for the second day in the row and the drivers put on

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Watch The NORRA 1000 LIVE

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Fans Pack The House At LOORRS Lake Elsinore Round 3

Fans came out in full force today for Round 3 of the Lucas Oil Offroad Racing Series in Lake Elsinore. Elsinore has always been a large turnout for LOORRS and Round 3 was no different, the stands were packed and

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ORMHOF – April Is Nomination Month

Read more about Jennifer Hellstrom and JennHell Media Group. Download Nomination Packet See more photos from the Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame at The 2016 Mint 400. Mickey Thompson was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2007. To read

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Bangers and Mashers, March

Most would say that March is when the Off-Road season starts to get interesting. First we have The Mint 400, considered the biggest Off-Road races on the planet and the opener of LOORRS series with Round 1 and 2 in Arizona. Whatever

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Sonora Rally: How Smart People Race Off Road

Sonora Rally: How Smart People Race Off Road By Kent Kroeker After the 1986 Moose Run¹ I was loading my crappy bike² in the back of my crappy truck³ and one of my buddies tossed me a VHS⁴ tape, saying, “you

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RJ Anderson XP1K3 “Sound and Fury” — The crashes, outtakes and BTS of XP1K3

A lot goes in to the making of viral video content and everything, definitely, does not go as planned. Sound and Fury is a supercharged, action packed #XP1K3 mash up of behind the scenes, outtakes, crashes and everything that went

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LOORRS Heads West to Lake Elsinore, California

Lucas Oil Off Road Racing heads west to Lake Elsinore, California for Rounds 3 and 4 on April 23-24, after a successful season opener at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. With the popularity of short course racing

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RDC Gets Some Seat Time – FastLine Driving School

Driving schools are nothing new in the rally world but there isn’t much offered for off road desert racers. With limited options, racers have resorted to participating in rally schools in the past to learn car control which plays a

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No Light No Problem, CODE VW autopartes Fenix LED Night Race

The forecast called for no rain on Saturday night but the dark clouds in the sky weren’t very reassuring. At 6:30pm the racers started to warm up their trucks and buggies making sure the LED bars are well set up since

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Polaris RZR Presents RJ37 — Episode 1 “Roots”

For the past two years, Mad Media and UTVUnderground.com have been documenting the career of RJ Anderson and his RJ37 race program. After hundreds of hours of filming and capturing RJ’s first two seasons as a Pro 2 driver, Episode

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TORRA Vaquero 400

The Tejas Off Road Racing Association (TORRA)’s first year of racing started off with a 400 mile race in far West Texas, the likes of which had yet to be seen in the area. About an hour east of El

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BFGoodrich Tires 2016 Mint 400 Highlights

The 2016 Polaris RZR Mint 400 presented by BFGoodrich Tires took place March 12th just outside Las Vegas, Nevada. The Race featured one of the most stacked fields in off-road racing history. 350 of the world’s best off-road teams showed

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Who the Hell is John Vance?

Off-Road racing is serious. It takes a massive team effort just get to the finish line. To compete for the overall win, it takes another level of commitment. John Vance is one of the few team general managers who started

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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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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

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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

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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