LOORRS Race Results
Race Results: LOORRS Rounds 3 & 4
April 17, 2011 | Via LOORRS

Class Round 3 Winner Round 4 Winner
Pro 4 Unlimited Rick Huseman Rick Huseman
Pro 2 Unlimited Rob MacCachren Rob MacCachren
Pro Lite Unlimited Chris Brandt Brian Deegan
Detailed Results | Next Race: 5/21/11

Rick Huseman remains undefeated in the LOORRS Pro 4 Unlimited class with wins in rounds 3 and 4.

Pit Bull Tires
Deal: Pit Bull Tires
Via Filthy Motorsports

Pit Bull Tires feature aggressive tread patterns and extra thick sidewalls for unsurpassed off-road traction and durability. For the best prices and fastest shipping on Pit Bull Rockers, Pit Bull Growlers, and Pit Bull Maddogs, check out Filthy Motorsports.

Overland Expo 2011
Gallery: 2011 Overland Expo
April 3, 2011 | Via Kirk Isaacson

This year's Overland Expo brought together off-road and outdoor vendors, enthusiasts, and spectators to show off the latest and greatest off-road, outdoor, expedition, and camping equipment, tools, and vehicles. View the gallery here.

LOORRS Race Results
Race Results: LOORRS Rounds 1 & 2
March 20, 2011 | Via LOORRS

Class Round 1 Winner Round 2 Winner
Pro 4 Unlimited Rick Huseman Rick Huseman
Pro 2 Unlimited Bryce Menzies Rob Naughton
Pro Lite Unlimited Brian Deegan Chris Brandt
Detailed Results | Next Race: 4/15/11

Huseman, Menzies, and Deegan start the 2011 Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series season with first place finishes.

heavy Metal Concepts KOH 2011
HD Video: HMC 2011 KOH Trailer
March 14, 2011 | Via Heavy Metal Concepts

Heavy Metal Concepts, in association with Hammerking Productions, has begun working on their latest DVD covering the 2011 KOH race. HMC is well known for making great off-road videos and this one will be no exception.

SCORE Race Results
Race Results: SCORE San Felipe 250
March 13, 2011 | Via Score International

Rank Trophy Truck Class 1 Unlimited
Detailed Results | Next Race: 6/3/11
1st Rob MacCachren Justin Davis
2nd Jesse Jones Brian Parkhouse
3rd Andy McMillin Damen Jefferies
4th Nick Vanderwey Randy Wilson

Deviate Films Short Course Racing Trailer
HD Video: New Changing Course DVD Trailer
February 19, 2011 | Via Deviate Films

Short course racing is a spectator friendly way to watch heavily modified trucks and buggies racing over desert terrain. In this video, Deviate Films does a great job showing why attending a race is worth your hard earned dollar. LOORRS starts 3/18.

Ultra 4 Racing King of the Hammers Race Results
Race Results: King of the Hammers
February 11, 2011 | Via Ultra 4 Racing

Rank Driver Time
Detailed Results | Next Race: 4/29/11
1st Shanon Campbell 6:11:54
2nd Tony Pelligrino 6:42:31
3rd Jason Scherer 6:49:50
4th Randy Slawson 7:01:13

SCORE Race Results
Race Results: SCORE Laughlin Challenge
January 16, 2011 | Via Score International

Rank Trophy Truck Class 1 Unlimited
Detailed Results | Next Race: 3/11/11
1st Bryce Menzies Justin Davis
2nd Jesse Jones Harley Letner
3rd Gustavo Vildosola Jr. Dan Martin
4th Rob MacCachren Armin Schwarz

Dakar Rally Race Results
Race Results: 2011 Dakar Rally
January 16, 2011 | Via Dakar

Class Winner Country Time
Detailed Results | Next Race: 2012
Bike Marc Coma Spain 51:25:00
Quad A. Patronelli Argentina 63:49:47
Car N. Al-Attiyah Qatar 45:16:16
Truck Vladimir Chagin Russia 48:28:54

Ford Raptor 2011 Dakar
Link: Ford Raptor Wins Class at 2011 Dakar
January 16, 2011 | Via Facebook

Sue Mead and Darren Skilton became the first ever U.S. team to win a class in the Dakar Rally when their Ford F-150 SVT Raptor crossed the finish line to take first place in the stock production vehicle (OP) class.

Jeep Willys
Link: Jeep Celebrates 70th Birthday
January 14, 2011 | Via wired.com

It all started in 1941 when Willys won the bid to supply the U.S. military with a reliable and lightweight 4x4 vehicle. Seventy years later the Jeep brand is alive and well with six well established models including the Wrangler Unlimited introduced in 2007.

XRRA Race Results
News: XORRA Cancels 2011 Season
January 10, 2010 | Via XORRA

In a letter posted on the official XORRA site this week, race organizers thank all of their key sponsors, land owners, competitors, and fans for their support over the last seven years. The purpose of the letter is to announce that there will be no 2011 season as they explore future development possibilities for the series. While the letter sounds like XORRA might be done for good, one positive sign is that it ends with "look for a full schedule of race dates for the 2012 season." We're keeping our fingers crossed.

MDR, Sloppy lawsuit
News: MDR, BLM, Brett Sloppy Sued
January 7, 2011 | Via NBC San Diego

The family of one of the spectators killed during the August 14th California 200 race has filed a lawsuit against driver Brett Sloppy and MDR Productions that put on the race. The Bureau of Land Management is also expected to be sued in a separate case.

The Green Rock Dawg
Gallery: Chainlink 2.0 The Green Rock Dawg
January 5, 2011 | Via AZQuadRider

An off-roader caught this buggy, labeled The Green Rock Dawg, cruising around a campsite in Arizona. All we know is that it uses an electric generator to power hydraulic pumps and it has articulating arms similar to the Chainlink. View the gallery.

Sparco Racing Seats
Deal: Sparco Racing Seats (Free Shipping)
Via Filthy Motorsports Off-Road Parts

All Sparco Racing Seats, including the Sparco Fighter, Sparco EVO, Sparco Pro 2000, Sparco Corsa, Sparco Pro ADV, and Sparco Circuit come with free shipping anywhere in the lower 48 states. Vehicle specific Sparco seat brackets are also available.

Dune Tracer Peugeot Hoggar Think Frost Bowler Raptor Michelin Baja 1000
Gallery: Five Off-Road Concept Vehicles
December 26, 2010 | Via Diseno-Art

As the new year arrives, we thought this would the right time to post a few of our favorite off-road concept vehicles. They are the Dune Tracer, Peugeot Hoggar, Think Frost, Bowler Raptor, and the Michelin Baja 1000.

Real Life Halo Warthog
Video: Real Life Halo Warthog
December 22, 2010 | Via D. Musgrave / FPS Jake

When Halo 3 was released in 2007, a functional, real life version of the Warthog was built to shoot several live action scenes. Not only does it look like the real thing but it actually appears to work quite well based on this Halo Warthog test drive video.

Transantarctic Expedition
Link: Moon Regan Transantarctic Expedition
December 17, 2010 | Via Moon Regan

The Moon Regan Expedition team has successfully completed their round trip to the south pole with their heavily modified 6x6 vans. They covered 2,500 miles over 20 days and documented their entire trip with amazing photos.

Mercedes LAPV 6.X Concept
Link: Mercedes Benz LAPV 6.X Concept
December 8, 2010 | Via Auto Blog

This is the Mercedes Benz G-Wagon LAPV 6.X military concept vehicle. It features an adjustable suspension system, 18" of ground clearance (thanks to portal axles), hydraulic ventilated disc brakes, and bright orange wheels.

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Gallery: Photoshop Off-Roading
December 5, 2010 | Via Worth1000.com

When you put physics, gravity, and reality aside and enter the world of Photoshop, your off-roading possibilities become limited only by your imagination. Here are five of the strangest off-road images we found browsing the Worth 1000 site.

Norman Motorsports Baja 1000
HD Video: Norman Motorsports Baja 1000
December 01, 2010 | Via Norman Motorsports

Ever wonder how much preparation goes into racing the Baja 1000? Roger Norman covered 6,300 miles in 21 days pre-running the course including a solo Ironman run in a single seat trophy truck. This amazing video shows the whole story.

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Archive: Project Earth-Trek Surface Orbiter
November 29, 2010 | Via Dobbertin Hydrocar

Twenty years ago, Rick Dobbertin bought a used milk tank trailer and turned it into a six wheeled amphibious expedition vehicle. In 1995 he attempted to circle the world but ran out of money after 30,000 miles on land and 3,000 miles by sea.

Julien Dupont Freestyle
HD Video: Julien Dupont Freestyles Israel
November 24, 2010 | Via Snow R Shai

Julian Dupont brings his freestyle Trial-X skills to Israel in part one of his 2010 Red Bull tour. When you combine his trials bike talent with big-time sponsorship and an amazing film crew how could you possibly go wrong?

SCORE Race Results
Race Results: Tecate SCORE Baja 1000
November 20, 2010 | Via Score International

Rank Trophy Truck Class 1 Unlimited
Detailed Results | Final Point Standings
1st Gus Vildosola Jr. Steve Appleton
2nd Robby Gordon Daniel McMillin
3rd Roger Norman Nick Johnson
4th B.J. Baldwin Juan C. Flores

Tim Cameron Bounty Hill
HD Video: Tim Cameron Climbs Bounty Hill
November 14, 2010 | Via Busted Knuckle

It may have taken him several attempts, but Tim Cameron eventually climbs Bounty Hill, an obstacle at the Crusher Ridge Rockcrawler Park in Hartselle, Alabama that has never been before been conquered without the use of a winch.

Kamaz Dakar Highlights
Video: Classic Kamaz Truck Promo
November 12, 2010 | Via sean999r

Kamaz race trucks have long dominated extreme off-road endurance races like the legendary Dakar Rally. This classic promotional video shows how well these oversize vehicles perform at high speeds through rough terrain.

Formula Offroad Race Highlights
HD Video: Formula Offroad Race Highlights
November 10, 2010 | Via armadi94

A well made highlight video from a pair of recent Formula Offroad races held in Skien, Norway. These highly modified and very powerful 4x4 vehicles race along a track that is laid out along and almost vertical hillside.

LOORRS Race Results
Race Results: LOORRS Rounds 13 & 14
November 7, 2010 | Via LOORRS

Class Round 13 Winner Round 14 Winner
Pro 4 Unlimited Rick Huseman Adrian Cenni
Pro 2 Unlimited Carl Renezeder Rob MacCachren
Pro Lite Unlimited Brian Deegan Brian Deegan
Detailed Results | Final Point Standings

R. Huseman wins the 2010 LOORRS Pro 4 Championship.
R. MacCachren wins the 2010 LOORRS Pro 2 Championship.

2010 SEMA Show Photo Gallery
Gallery: 2010 SEMA Show Photos
November 6, 2010 | Via ORW Facebook Page

We're back from the 2010 SEMA Show in Las Vegas and we've posted over a hundred of our favorite photos of the countless off-road vehicles and parts that were on display. You can find the photos on our Facebook page in the 2010 SEMA Photo Gallery.

King Sling
HD Video: Dennis Anderson's King Sling
October 26, 2010 | Via MonsterMudder1

Dennis Anderson shows off his brand new mud truck, King Sling, at the North vs. South Truck Challenge in North Carolina. He gives the crowd 4 minutes of insane freestyle action with fast speeds, huge air, and a Dennis Anderson signature finish.

Cable Hill Climb
HD Video: Cable Hill Thrashing and Carnage
October 22, 2010 | Via MadRam11

This throttle-happy driver puts on a great show as he tortures his Rockwell axles and 47 inch LTBs attempting to make it up Cable Hill on his first run of the competition. While he eventually makes it up, he doesn't get so lucky on his second attempt.

Team Bidders and Hoon Dash Cam
Video: On Track 4x4 Race Dash Cam
October 19, 2010 | Via MudEmpire

This is one of the best off-road dash-cam highlight videos we've seen in a while. It shows off-road racing team Bidders and Hoon ripping through the Super Special Stage at an On Track 4x4 event in Victoria where they ultimately took first place.

Jesse James Trophy Truck in England
HD Video: Trophy Truck Runs Goodwood
October 15, 2010 | Via Franky Luckman

Leave it to Jesse James to bring his 900 horsepower trophy truck to the prestigious Goodwood Festival of Speed in England where billionaires and British royalty show off their historic racecars. Needless to say, he put on an awesome show.

Off-Road Expo Photos
Link: 2010 Off-Road Expo Photos
October 10, 2010 | Via DezertRangers.com

The 2010 Off-Road Expo was this weekend and we found this link to a forum thread where dozens of attendees posted hundreds of photos of off-road parts, race trucks, and booth models that were on display.

Motocross Freestyle
Video: Urban Motocross Freestyle
October 7, 2010 | Via YouTube

Julian Dupont is a professional trials bike rider that takes his motocross skills to European city streets and puts on a show that makes wannabe skateboard punks run and hide in shame. Update: Red Bull just signed him to make some new videos.

W.E. Rock Finals
Video: 2010 W.E. Rock Grand Nationals
October 4, 2010 | Via BowerMedia

At this year's W.E. Rock Grand Nationals, Brent Bradshaw and Chris Poblano took home the Unlimited Class Championship while the Pro Mod Class was won by Nick Campbell and Jason Berger.

King OEM Shocks
Deal: King Racing Shocks OEM Kits
Via Filthy Motorsports Off-Road Parts

Upgrade the suspension system on your truck or SUV with a set of race-tuned shocks and coilovers. Every King Racing OEM Shock Kit comes complete with all the brackets and hardware needed for a simple bolt-on installation.

LOORRS Race Results
Race Results: LOORRS Rounds 11 & 12
September 26, 2010 | Via LOORRS

Class Round 11 Winner Round 12 Winner
Pro 4 Unlimited Carl Renezeder Rick Huseman
Pro 2 Unlimited Carl Renezeder Rob MacCachren
Pro Lite Unlimited Chris Brandt Brian Deegan
Detailed Results | Next Race: 11/5/10

Ford Eco Boost Torture Test
Link: Ford Eco Boost Torture Test
September 24, 2010 | Via TruckTrend.com

Ford's engine testers have the best job ever. This year, Ford is paying them to race the Baja 1000 as a test (publicity stunt) of the durability of their new Eco Boost V6 that puts out 365 horsepower and 420 pound-feet of torque.

Jesse James New Trophy Truck
Link: Jesse James' New Trophy Truck
September 22, 2010 | Via Race-Dezert.com

While he hasn't made the best choices concerning his personal life recently, Jesse James still knows how to pick his toys. These are detailed photos of his brand new, Geiser Bros built trophy truck.

Jeep Rebuild
Video: 4 Minute Complete Jeep Rebuild
September 20, 2010 | Via SquirrelTC

Making for the ultimate in trail-repair-friendly vehicles, this Jeep is designed to be torn down to the frame and reassembled in less than 4 minutes.

Jeep Truck 2012
Link: Jeep Pickup in the Works for 2012
September 16, 2010 | Via PickupTrucks.com

Sources are saying that Chrysler has green-lighted their 2005 Jeep Gladiator concept. The production version will likely be based on the 4 door JK Unlimited platform and show up as a 2012 model.

SCORE Race Results
Race Results: SCORE Las Vegas Primm 300
September 12, 2010 | Via Score International

Rank Trophy Truck Class 1 Unlimited
Detailed Results | Next Race: 11/17/10
1st Jesse Jones Armin Schwarz
2nd Robbie Pierce Ronny Wilson
3rd Gary Weyrich Joshua Daniel
4th Dave Crinklaw Justin Smith

Armored Ford Raptor
Link: Hennessey's Armored Ford Raptor
September 9, 2010 | Via Hennessey

If their 800 horsepower twin turbo Velociraptor wasn't enough, Hennessey has announced that they will be offering one as an armored APV (armored performance vehicles) model.

Monster Truck Backflip
Archive: Monster Truck Backflip
September 6, 2010 | Via Dr Danger Stunts

Monster trucks are known for their vehicular mayhem and while a few drivers have managed to save crashes by rolling over back onto their wheels, this is the first time a monster truck has intentionally attempted a backflip and succeeded.

Billet Helmet
Video: CNC Machined Billet Helmet
September 4, 2010 | Via Dolce650i

An extremely detailed motorcycle helmet is CNC machined out of a solid block of aluminum during this HyperMill 5 Axis CNC machine time-lapse video demonstration.

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Photos: Tracked Hummer on Nurburg Track
September 3, 2010 | Via Edmunds Inside Line

Geiger Cars in Germany bolted a set of Mattracks onto their Hummer H3 and took it out for a spin on a snowy Nurburgring Nordschleife race track. Lucky for us, Edmunds, got these great photos.

SAM Mercedes 35 CC Rallyraid
Video: SAM Mercedes 35 CC Rallyraid
August 30, 2010 | Via SAM-Mercedes

S.A.M. introduces their brand new Mercedes 35 CC Rallyraid race car, and from what we can tell from the video it is going to be one bad ass off-road racer.

Off-Road Racing Jump-Pass
Video: Best Off-Road Racing Pass, Ever!
August 27, 2010 | Via Nelson76eDIT

An off-road racer in Quebec, Canada jumped over the car ahead of him to execute one of the most exciting passes in auto racing history. The race was held last Sunday at the Courses de Bazous track in St Ferdinand.

Ford Raptor Suspension
Link: Raptor Suspension In Detail
August 23, 2010 | Via Dan Edmunds

This tech article by Dan Edmunds at Inside Line points out all of the intricate details that make the 2010 Ford SVT Raptor's suspension system an off-road work of art.

Ivan Stewart Sells Assets
Link: Ivan Stewart Retirement Auction
August 22, 2010 | Via McCormack Auction Company

Ivan "Ironman" Stewart is leaving the off-road business and is selling almost all of his company's assets, including his race trucks and memorabilia. The auction will be held on August 28th and 29th.

US Bureau of Land Management
Link: Mojave Desert Racing OK to Continue
August 21, 2010 | Los Angeles Times

Fears of US desert racing coming to an end after 8 people were killed in last weekend's race can be put to rest. The US Bureau of Land Management has investigated the crash and today they lifted the suspension on the Mojave Desert Racing series.

Jesse James
Video: Jesse James Helps Crash Victims
August 19, 2010 | Fast-Aid.org

Jesse James has come out of hiding to speak out about last weekend's off-road racing crash and is asking motorsports fans to help the victims by donating to Fast-Aid.org

California 200 Race Crash
Link: 8 Spectators Killed in Cali Dezert Race
August 15, 2010 | Jalopnik

During last night's Mojave Desert Race Series California 200, off-road racer Brett Sloppy lost control of his truck after a jump and rolled into a group of spectators. Tragically, 8 people were killed.

XRRA Race Results
Race Results: XRRA Races 7 & 8
August 8, 2010 | Via XORRA

Rank Race 7 Race 8
Detailed Results | Final Point Standings
1st Shannon Campbell Shannon Campbell
2nd Matt Peterson Rick Deremo
3rd Derek West Matt Peterson
4th JT Taylor JT Taylor

Shannon Campbell finishes the 2010 season undefeated.

LOORRS Race Results
Race Results: LOORRS Rounds 9 & 10
August 8, 2010 | Via LOORRS

Class Round 9 Winner Round 10 Winner
Pro 4 Unlimited Rick Huseman Kyle Leduc
Pro 2 Unlimited Rob MacCachren Rob MacCachren
Pro Lite Unlimited Marty Hart Marty Hart
Detailed Results | Next Race: 9/25/10

VelociRaptor 600Rhys Millen
HD Video: Hennessey VelociRaptor 600
August 5, 2010 | Via Hennessey Performance

The turbos on the Hennessey Performance VelociRaptor 600 might be in the worst possible place for a desert truck, but 517hp and 525tq at the rear wheels is hard to argue with.

Rhys Millen
Video: XRRA Rollover Recovery
July 27, 2010 | Via Dvaughn1971

Shannon Campbell demonstrates the proper way to recover from a rollover after flopping his XRRA buggy on its side and in a ditch.

Rhys Millen
HD Video: Red Bull's PPIHC Record Attempt
July 19, 2010 | Via Red Bull

Highlights of Rhys Millen's attempt to break the 10 minute barrier at the 2010 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in his Red Bull sponsored Hyundai Genesis PM580.

XRRA Race Results
Race Results: XRRA Races 5 & 6
July 18, 2010 | Via XORRA

Rank Race 5 Race 6
Detailed Results | Next Race: 8/7/10
1st Shannon Campbell Shannon Campbell
2nd Brian Shirley Derek West
3rd Jason Feuilly Brian Shirley
4th Rick Deremo Ritchie Keller

Nissin 3D Tube Bender
Video: Nissin 3D Tube Bender
July 14, 2010 | Via Jspaguolo

Nissin's 3D tube bender will take a straight piece of tube and bend it into any shape you want by pushing it through a constantly adjusting die. As one of our Facebook fans said, "Man... I could waste a lot of tube with that bad boy".

SCORE Tecate Baja 500
Video: 2010 SCORE Baja 500 Highlights
July 10, 2010 | Via Cactus Films

From the exciting take-offs at the starting gate to the exhausted racers crossing the finish line, this 6 minute highlight video of the Baja 500 has it all.

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Photos: Icelandic Wheelie
July 10, 2010 | Via Maki Offroad

Maki Offroad Racing driver Hans Maki executes an amazing hillside wheelie at a Formula Offroad event in Skien, Norway.

Riot Racing Pre Vegas to Reno
HD Video: Riot Racing Pre Vegas to Reno
July 5, 2010 | Via Riot Racing

Behind the scenes footage of the Riot Racing team preparing the #68 truck for Vegas to Reno. As usual, the videography is spectacular.

LOORRS Race Results
Race Results: LOORRS Rounds 7 & 8
June 27, 2010 | Via LOORRS

Class Round 7 Winner Round 8 Winner
Detailed Results | Next Race: 8/7/10
Pro 4 Unlimited Rick Huseman Rick Huseman
Pro 2 Unlimited Rodrigo Ampudia Rob MacCachren
Pro Lite Unlimited Chris Brandt Marty Hart

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Photos: 2010 Pikes Peak Intl. Hill Climb
June 27, 2010 | Via Ben Brazda

The big news this year was that despite all of the hype and expectations, the 10 minute barrier remains unbroken. Tajima won the race with a time of 10:11.490 and Millen came in third due to mechanical problems.

PPIHC Race Results
Race Results: 2010 PPIHC
June 27, 2010 | Via PPIHC

Class Winner Overall Time
Detailed Results | Next Race: 2011
Unlimited Nobuhiro Tajima 10:11.5
Open Wheel Spencer Steele 10:53.1
Time Attack 2wd Jeff Zwart 11:31.1
Time Attack 4wd Jeff Denmeade 11:53.2

My car does not move, I move my car.
Quote: Nobuhiro Tajima
June 25, 2010 | Via Ben Brazda

PPIHC racer, Nobuhiro Tajima, responds to the question: "Do you think the automatically adjustable rear wing on Rhys Millen's Hyundai is a significant advantage?"

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