DEL MAR, Calif. (March 20, 2019)—Showcasing family fun that is ‘everything dirt’, the inaugural Toyota Escondido Off-Road Nights Expo, presented by TE Motorsports will turn much of San Diego County’s famous Del Mar Fairgrounds into a massive one-day dirt lifestyle expo this Saturday from noon to 8 p.m.
The ultimate action sports-inspired lifestyle expo, both indoors and outdoors, will feature over 100 leading industry vendors, exhibits, displays, the ORN Car Show, ORN Truck Cross and special UTV, and Quad racing along with live entertainment and music, demos, product giveaways and autograph sessions throughout the ORN dirt lifestyle day.
The first-of-its-kind event at the fabled Del Mar Fairgrounds will include a food court with numerous unique food and beverage vendors.
Admission, at the gate, will be $15 per person with children under 10 free.
“We are extremely excited to bring our ORN Expo to Del Mar,” said event producer Rat Sult. “We have put on a similar event in Temecula for the last six years and Del Mar is a great venue to expand into and we anticipate big crowds, lots of cars, displays, racing, entertainment and plenty of beverages to go around. We strive to bring a piece of our dirt lifestyle closer to home in one confined area and that’s we say it’s every dirt!”
The ORN Dirt Lifestyle Expo Del Mar will also feature lots of up close, fan-friendly race with special competition as UTV Rhythm Racing (3 classes), Quad Racing and the ORN Truck Cross (Street and Open classes). Heat racing starts at 12:30 p.m. with the main events for all classes start at 5:30 p.m.
Noted action sports announcer Dave Arnold will be at the microphone for all of the special racing competition.
Starting at 1:30 p.m. and going to until the close of the show on the ORN music stage will be (in chronological order):
Among the many expected celebrity appearances will be legendary Australian freestyle motorcycle stunt rider Robbie Maddison signing autographs and taking pictures with his famous ‘water bike’ from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Line-X display.
Also included on the celebrity appearance list are Jeremy Davis and his 2018 SCORE Lites open-wheel desert race car (Tri-Ace Tires), Hatch Racing and their new unlimited custom desert racing truck, Dennis Hollenbeck and his loveable ‘Bochito’ SCORE Class 11 champion stock VW Sedan (Casa de Esperanza orphanage) and local ‘bad boy’ Blake Wilkey and his infamous VW Baja Bug (Shreddy).
In addition to primary sponsor Toyota Escondido and presenting sponsor TE Motorsports, the other primary sponsors for the ORN Dirt Lifestyle Del Mar are Tri-Ace Tires, Rugged Radios, RACELINE Wheels, Steel-It, PRP, Off-Road Warehouse, Torco, Buggy Whip, Dirt King, Temecula T-shirt Printers, Rock105.3 FM, Line-X, Scrubblade and Pro Eagle.
The ORN Dirt Lifestyle Del Mar cultivates the brands that represent each of its core disciplines, from off-road racing, trucks, and UTV, to rock crawling, adventure vehicles, Jeeps, motocross and more.