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Dakar ’18 -Stage 10- A successful day for Walkner

Stage 9 got canceled due to weather conditions Focus The Dakar contested its first stage in Argentina this year and also encountered much warmer temperatures than in recent days, with almost 40°C in the shade. The danger was that this

DAKAR ALERT!!! Can Ricky Brabec Climb the Podium in Final 4???

Asked by Scotty Breauxman. Ok. Now you can start paying very close attention to this rally as we close in on Buenos Aires. With 4 stages totaling 1199 KM remaining in the 2018 Dakar Rally, I can predict Brabec at

Dynamic Racing – Baja 1000. Dirt, Fire and Steel: turning Dirt into Glory!

Go with Team Dynamic drivers Christine GZ and Luy Galan as the tackle their first every Baja 1000 in the super competitive Pro Turbo UTV class. Team Dynamic had only 5 desert races under their belt, when they decided to

Huge UTVUnderground Garage parking lot sale!

Our friends at UTVUnderground are having a Parking lot sale that you might to check it out! Saturday, January 20: 9 a.m.– 5 p.m. at 4 Wheel Parts Riverside One Day ONLY – save up to 20% on more than 3,000 products

Bryce Menzies: The Next Stage – Episode 3

Unfortunately, Bryce Menzies’ Dakar Rally was cut short with a crash that left his vehicle in pieces.  Bryce and co-driver Pete Mortensen walked away from the crash, but it marked an abrupt end to a year-plus of planning and training

Dakar ’18 -Stage 8- Fabulous Forty for Peterhansel

Focus At 500 km, the longest special of the 2018 Dakar was also one of the hardest. Rain on the Bolivian Plateau and sections at altitudes exceeding 4,800 metres made the challenge even more daunting. The competitors had to contend

Dakar ’18 -Stage 7- Sainz on the double!

Focus Refreshed after a well-deserved rest day at 3,600 metres in Bolivia’s beautiful capital, La Paz, the competitors tackled the longest special since the start of the rally. Rain had made the fast earth and sand tracks on the 425

Dakar ’18 -Stage 6- Benavides seizes control

Focus The Dakar has left Peru and its formidable sand dunes and entered Bolivia, not far from the splendid Lake Titicaca, giving the competitors the opportunity to taste the mountains and quicker tracks. However, they still had to be wary

Dakar ’18 -Stage 5- Loeb falls as Peterhansel soars

Focus Sand galore! The fifth and final stage in Peru was just like the ones that preceded it. The cars and trucks, racing on their own separate course, went through another day in hell. The Tacna region and its mountainous

Bryce Menzies hungry to return in 2019 and make history.

Bryce Menzies has vowed to return and complete his Dakar mission of becoming the first American to win the legendary race. The Arizona truck star, who saw his 2017 chances wrecked by injury, started the 2018 Dakar Rally with the

Dakar ’18 -Stage 4- A nice trick by Van Beveren

Focus A splendid fine sandy beach with a spectacular grouped start, more than 100 kilometres of dunes of all sizes and a tricky canyon to tackle just before the finish was the setting in the region of San Juan de

Bryce Menzies: The Next Stage – Episode 2

Unfortunately, Bryce Menzies’ Dakar Rally was cut short yesterday, with a crash that left his vehicle in pieces.  Bryce and co-driver Pete Mortensen walked away from the crash, but it marked an abrupt end to a year-plus of planning and

Dakar ’18 -Stage 3- Sunderland and Al-Attiyah boss the stage

Focus… Following a first long stage that enabled initial gaps to be opened on Sunday, the competitors had to tackle the dunes of the Ica Desert for one last time, allowing them to showcase their navigation and dune-crossing talents. There

Dakar ’18 -Day 2- Peugeot takes back control, Bryce crashes.

Today’s Stage details: Liaison > 12 km – Special > 267 km Focus  After a short appetiser on Saturday, the competitors faced the full might of the dunes of Ica near Pisco on Sunday. The second stage in Peru was 90% off the track.

Dakar ’18 -Day 1- Peugeot comes up short, Bryce 4th!

Focus  The opening stage of the 2018 Dakar consisted of a spectacular link section along the Pacific coast followed by a 31 km sprint near Pisco —the ideal warm-up before the first real difficulties of the rally emerge in the

Bryce Menzies: The Next Stage

Widely known as the toughest race in the world, the Dakar Rally is a brutal two-week off-road race that spans thousands of miles through South America.  American off-road racer Bryce Menzies, a veteran of some of the most grueling races

KTM and Toyota teams talk tactics ahead of 2018 Dakar Rally

Friday, January 5Lima, Peru There’s no escaping the excitement gripping Lima as the planet’s best offroad racers roll into Peru’s capital city to contest the 2018 Dakar Rally. Looking every bit a contender for first place is two-time car race

Menzies Motorsports Shirts Now Available!

We’re just one day away from the start of the 2018 Dakar Rally and Bryce Menzies and Pete Mortensen are about to take on the 14 stage, 9,000km race spanning 3 countries. Menzies Motorsports team shirts are now available in support

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Crawford Performance Subaru Crosstrek Class 5 Open

Custom built Crawford Performance Subaru Crosstrek Class 5 Open

Jay Leno’s Garage Camburg Racing built Mint 400 Toyota Tacoma

With the release of the all-new 2017 Tacoma TRD Pro, Toyota USA teamed up with Camburg Racing to take a stock Tacoma and build into a race ready truck capable of racing the legendary Mint 400. The Tacoma was to

Vehicle Feature: El Caballo Del Diablo

Having won its fifth NORRA Mexican 1000 in the Pioneer Class in the events eight year history,  the Evil Mariachi team led by Boyd Jaynes and Brian Godfrey became the winningest team in the history of NORRA.  To celebrate their

6100 Children of the Dirt, Armada Engineering

Coming from limited classes jumping to play with the big toys is a natural path to success, with this in mind Pj Guglielmo of Children of the Dirt coming from motorcycle background and after a successful seasons on TrophyLites winning a championship

VDC-II: Vildosola’s PreRunner

Every so often budget and vision come together and create something that is just plain awesome. When the Vildósola’s decided to build a new pre-runner, they didn’t just go buy someone else’s idea of one. They built their own ultimate pre-runner.  Wrapped in carbon

HN Motorsports Trophy-Truck Spec

Photography by Ernesto Araiza Elias Hanna came from 7sx Class where he literally won everything he possibly could like Baja 1000, Baja 500 multiple SCORE and RECORD championships, he was the guy to beat at 7sx but in 2015 he decided

Todd Richards’ Little Mac 1990 Chevy S10

Off-Road racing is approaching its 50th anniversary, finally making it old enough to enjoy and celebrate some of its history. The effect that NORRA has had on the idea of restoring and racing vintage off-road vehicles is a welcomed revival

Feature Vehicle: Rugged Radios Relay Vehicle

Few companies in off-road have made the level of commitment as Rugged Radios. A constant supporter of teams, drivers, and the entire off-road industry, Rugged announced earlier this year that they are stepping up to help support Best in The Desert

Herbst Truggy – El Tiburón (The Land Shark)

There are some vehicles that change everything. The Herbst Truggy is one of those vehicles. It not only challenged Class 1 rules but its form over function aesthetics set a tone that celebrated and revered its ugliness, rebelling against the

Justin Park’s Bilstein Class 7100 Truck

Watch the 2016 Polaris RZR Mint 400 presented by BFGoodrich Tires TV Show on NBC Sports this Sunday, May 29th at 5pm EST / 2pm PST. American off-road racing was forged in garages and backyards by car enthusiasts and grease

Justin Matney’s Rigid Industries Geiser Built RPM Trick Truck

Watch the 2016 Polaris RZR Mint 400 presented by BFGoodrich Tires TV Show on NBC Sports this Sunday, May 29th at 5pm EST / 2pm PST. The first 4-wheel drive vehicle to win a major off-road race was a Bill

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

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

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

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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Event Schedules
Jan 06-20 Dakar
Jan 25-26 International Off-Road & UTV Expo
Jan 25-28 San Felipe Desert Mayhem 150
Jan 27 MORE - Slash X Duel in the Desert
Jan 27 Stadium Super Trucks
Feb 01-04 BITD - Bluewater Parker 425
Feb 02-10 King of the Hammers
Feb 09-11 SNORE Battle at Primm
Feb 16-18 CODE Method Grand Prix
Feb 23-24 TDRA - West Texas 200
Feb 23-25 ORS - Ojos Negros 200
Mar 03 Southern California 4x4 Swapmeet
Mar 08-11 BITD - Mint 400
Mar 17 Lucas - Glen Helen Raceway
Mar 17-18 MORE - Transaxle Eneineer Challenge
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