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Stadium SUPER Trucks to Start 2018 World Championship at Lake Elsinore Diamond Stadium January 27

Lake Elsinore, California (January 9, 2018) – Kicking off the sixth season of competition SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks will return to Lake Elsinore Diamond Stadium in Lake Elsinore, California for a huge one-night event January 27 to begin the 2018 SST World Championship.

“An absolute beautiful and challenging stadium style track was built in December for the SST World Championship Finals providing some of the most entertaining close quarters racing the series has ever seen. Friday night saw the 2017 Baja 1000 Champion Apdaly Lopez battle hard with myself for the win, while Saturday night saw an unbelievable duel between 2015 & 2016 SST Champion and Jerett Brooks that kept the crowd on the edge of their feet. Mix in the yearlong championship coming down to the last lap with Paul Morris winning by just 1 point over Matt Brabham. Stadium racing provides the up close entertainment and thrill the fans all want to see, it’s a no-brainer for us to start the season where we ended it.”

Stated Stadium SUPER Trucks President Robby Gordon.

Built in 1994 for the Single-A affiliate of Major League Baseball’s San Diego Padres, Lake Elsinore Diamond Stadium home of the Lake Elsinore Storm was completely transformed in early December from a baseball diamond to a off-road playground with nearly 300 truck loads of dirt hauled onto the field, and sculpted into a challenging off-road track featuring multiple obstacles such as a huge container crossover jump, that will send the trucks souring into the air nearly 35 feet.

Quickly becoming one of the most popular, and most affordable forms of off-road racing today the UTV 1000 class will once again join the high flying Stadium SUPER Trucks on track. The event in December saw popular Southern California UTV front-runners Myles Cheek, and Ronnie Anderson claim victory, and a healthy pay day on respective days under the lights in front of a large crowd.

Will Myles and Ronnie be back to defend their wins? Can Mr. XP1K4 RJ Anderson find his racing groove in the UTV, and get up front to compete with his younger brother?

After a pair of unbelievable wild Modified Trophy Kart races in December, the Modified Trophy Karts will be back action in action in January. This scaled down Stadium SUPER Truck beginner class for kids 16 & under provides some of the closest racing action of the evening as kids get to display their talents in front of their SST heroes under the Stadium lights.

Back by popular demand the crowd favorite 1450 trucks will join the January program. These desert racers turned short course pilots have been apart of the Stadium SUPER Trucks programs in the past, and when they are on track you never know what to expect.

In 2014 Michael Cox stole the show launching his modified Ford Bronco sky high much to the delight of the roaring crowd, in 2015 it was Buddy Baker and Ryan Kibbe with the TrophyLTD car whom stunned the crowd, and other competitors competing with the trucks. Who will be the highlight of the 1450 class in 2018?

SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks events are not just action-packed racing on track, be sure to come out to the event early Saturday morning as a full Off-Road Lifestyle Expo and Swap meet will be set up for the entire day.

Interested in displaying your products or selling in The Off-Road Lifestyle Expo and Swamp Meet. All the information to do so can be found at

Advanced tickets for the Stadium SUPER Trucks 2018 season opener can be purchased at Tickets can also be purchased on site at the Lake Elsinore Diamond Stadium Box office from 9 AM-5 PM Monday thru Friday. Tickets will also be available for purchase the day of the event.

Friday night all classes will hold practice. Fans are encouraged to come out and
see all action FREE of charge. Then come back on Saturday night January 27th for a full night of racing.

Looking to entertain family and friends? Fully furnished, catered, and climate controlled suites are available to view all the entertainment on the stadium floor in luxury. Pricing is available by contacting Stadium SUPER Trucks at [email protected]

Drivers looking to participate in either the 1450 trucks, 1000 UTV’s, or Modified Trophy Karts are urged to pre-register for the event at

Please visit for more information on the 2018 SST World Championship schedule.

2018 SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks World Championship Winners 
Round No.   Race Location                   Race Date              Winner 

1                  Lake Elsinore, California    January 27, 2018

2018 Stadium SUPER Trucks World Championship Schedule 
Round 1: January 27, 2018; Lake Elsinore, California 
Round 2: March 2, 2018; Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 
Round 3: March 3, 2018; Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 
Round 4: March 4, 2018; Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 
Round 5: April 14, 2018; Long Beach, California  
Round 6: April 15, 2018; Long Beach, California   
Round 7: May 4, 2018; Perth, Western Australia, Australia  
Round 8: May 5, 2018; Perth, Western Australia, Australia 
Round 9: May 6, 2018; Perth, Western Australia, Australia 
Round 10: June 2, 2018; Detroit, Michigan 
Round 11: June 3, 2018; Detroit, Michigan 
Round 12: June 9, 2018; Fort Worth, Texas
Round 13: June 9, 2018; Fort Worth, Texas
Round 14: August 24, 2018; Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin  
Round 15: August 25, 2018; Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin
Round 16: October 19, 2018; Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia  
Round 17: October 20, 2018; Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia  
Round 18: October 21, 2018; Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia  
Round 19 November 23, 2018; New Castle, New South Whales, Australia  
Round 20: November 24, 2018; New Castle, New South Whales, Australia 
Round 21: November 25, 2018; New Castle, New South Whales, Australia   
Round 22: November 30, 2018; California   
Round 23: December 1, 2018; California 


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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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