BFGoodrich® Tires wraps up another Championship winning season in the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series

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Company Claims Tire Manufacturer of the Year Award Lake Elsinore,
Calif. (Nov. 3, 2014) – BFGoodrich® Tires wrapped up a solid off road
short course racing season by securing 19 total wins, a championship
in the Pro Lite class and was named Tire Manufacturer of the Year for
the 2014 Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series. The brands 76 total
podium finishes was more than any other tire manufacturer competing
in the series.

Many young drivers took center stage in the Pro Lite class but
one stood out amongst the rest and that is “The Prodigy of Short
Course,” Sheldon Creed. The young gun won his first ever Pro Lite
Championship this past weekend and celebrated with teammates, family
and friends. Throughout the season, Creed was consistent on finishing
in the top of the class. A solid truck and a natural talent for
driving are just a few of the factors that play into taking a
championship.

“We didn’t leave one thing to the drawing board when we came into
this season. With the support from our partners and the hard work and
hours that my team puts in, this championship feels great.” stated
Creed. “I know it takes a more than just the driver to win so I have
to give a big thank you to everyone who helped us along the way.”
BFGoodrich Tires would come just out of reach of the Pro 2
Championship. With both Rob MacCachren and Bryce Menzies chasing down
the points leader, it came down to the final round to decide the
champion. Menzies, who won the Round Pro 2 race on Saturday, was
quick on the draw leading the race but would run into mechanical
failures with only two laps to go to the checkered. Menzies would
finish the season out 3rd in points in the Pro 2 class. With strong
performances all year by Menzies and Ricky Johnson, Menzies
Motorsports claimed the Team of the Year award.

Round 15 would see MacCachren on the podium in both classes. On
the weekend, the veteran placed on the podium for each race – two
second place finishes and two third place positions. MacCachren
didn’t back down throughout the entire year and gave BFGoodrich®
Tires two overall 2nd place finishes in points in both Pro2 and Pro4.
His rookie year in Pro 2 proved to many that RJ Anderson is ready
to come after the vets. In the final race of the year, Pro 2 vs. Pro
4 Challenge Cup, it would be Anderson that would push his BFGoodrich
backed ride as the first Pro 2 across the finish line. This race saw
more than 26 trucks competing for the big check. Pro4’s may have
dominated the podium finishes but it took skill and talent to hold
off the rest of the hard charging pack. For his efforts, Anderson was
named the Pro 2 Rookie of the Year.

“We came into this season by accelerating our partnership with
the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing series and are proud of the
accomplishments of our team and drivers,” said Peter Calhoun,
BFGoodrich Tires motorsports manager. “We had a range of veterans and
young talent depending on our race products and are poised to
continue this success into 2015.”

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Final Standings (BFGoodrich Drivers in Bold)

Pro 4

Kyle Leduc

Rob MacCachren

Ricky Johnson

Pro 2

Brian Deegan

Rob MacCachren

Bryce Menzies

Pro Lite

Sheldon Creed

Brian Deegan

RJ Anderson

Pro Buggy

Chad George

David Mason

Garrett George
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