Jeepspeed rumor confirmed


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Confirming the rumor


Yokohama tires signs a multi year agreement to be Title sponsor of the longest running spec class in U.S. desert racing history.

All of us here at Jeepspeed give thanks to General Tire for 10 years support but now are super excited to welcome Yokohama tires to the Jeepspeed family. Without support from sponsors , we can’t do what we do.
The Yokohama promotional team is ready to take Jeepspeed to the next level with race day action and I.T. support . With 2.5 million face book followers and 230,000 instagram followers we are sure to get plenty of exposure .
The 2021 Yokohama Jeepspeed championship will run the Best In The Desert, 5 race series with the best 4 results counting .
There will be 2 more non points events for 2021 . Mint 400 in March and the Legacy BattleGround in December .
history in desert racing by partnering with Jeepspeed . The combined effort will fortify us as a Premier series in desert racing .

Racers may ask “what's in it for me ? “
Class 1700 and 2700 Spec tires

Must run D.O.T. Yokohama tires starting January 1-2021 .Each team to receive (6) FREE tires to start the season .
Yokohama is posting $2,500.00 to each class as championship bonuses, in addition to the normal Pro payback and Championship awards.
Class 3700 Open tires
Open or approved tire series in 2021. Yokohama will be posting $1,500.00 contingency, per race if you are on Yokohama tires. 5 or more in class , 1st $1,000.00 ,2nd $300.00 ,3rd $200.00 . 50% payout if less than 5 starters . In 2022/2023 class 3700 will be a spec class and will need to be on Yokohama tires , but each team will qualify for the one time only (6) free tires .
Class 4700 Open tires
Open or approved tire series for 3 years ( 2021 to 2023). Yokohama will be posting $1,500.00 contingency, per race if you are on Yokohama tires. 5 or more in class , 1st $1,000.00 ,2nd $300.00 ,3rd $200.00 . 50% payout if less than 5 starters .

Class 1700-2700 tire orders To get your (6) FREE tires drop shipped, Please contact Mike Barnett –

Jeepspeed will continue to build on the already popular Jeep series . The separation from General Tire our excellent long time sponsor just means that it was time for a change . We are always looking to the future for our racers and providing a series that you can count of for years to come . One example of continued sponsorship help is our continuation of subsidized entry fee of $850.00 at all of the Best In The Desert events , saving racers thousands of dollars a season . We will keep working on per race pay back ,prizes and promotion of all of the Jeepspeed racers .

Get those belts on tight , Jeepspeed is moving fast in 2021 .

Jeepspeed operations :
Mark Kammerlohr. (714) 697-2069
Michele Nelson (909) 289-5731
Mike Barnett ( 714) 719-2696


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We have had great success with the yokos on our trophylite, they are softer so they improve the ride a lot...the generals are so tough, but too much for lighter vehicles.....

6 races 2 flats, both were at V2R with the rocks in the silt rutts (If you raced it you know what i mean).