SACCS 2018: Botswana Kalahari Desert 1000 third round of SA´s Championship

Charmaine Fortune May 23, 2018

In the five years since Jwaneng (Botswana) became the host town of the Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert Race, the biggest sporting and social event of the year in the country, a number of signi ...

Crandon announces $87,000 purse for Silver Anniversary FCP Brush Run Weekend

Hansy Schekahn May 16, 2018

With an abnormally long winter now finally a rapidly fading memory, the arrival of spring in Wisconsin’s scenic Northwoods (USA) also marks the coming of an off-road motorsports tradition cel ...

DeWalt SXS 2018: Race Report Round 2 of Australian DeWalt SxS Championship

Randall Kilner May 14, 2018

Stephen Henry tamed the wet and slippery conditions in his #96 CanAm Maverick X3 to win round 2 of the DeWalt SXS Australian Championship held at Monza Park near Ballarat in Victoria ...

SACCS 2018: De Villiers takes early Production Vehicle Championship lead

Charmaine Fortune May 14, 2018

Reigning South African champion and Dakar Rally legend Giniel de Villiers and the Toyota Gazoo Racing South Africa team are old hands when it comes to topping championship tables. With that in ...

BITD 2018: BITD Series and Baja Designs to hold first ever SSV/UTV Nightrace

Hansy Schekahn May 14, 2018

Best in the Desert (BITD), the largest off-road race series in North America, announced that it is adding a night race for UTVs at the "Method Wheels Laughlin Desert Classic by Polaris" o ...

Crandon Int. Raceway renews partnership with Forest County Potawatomi

Hansy Schekahn May 10, 2018

For off-road racing’s largest purpose-built facility, 2018 represents both a watershed moment for the past and also a groundbreaking year in securing the sport’s future for the US Off R ...

SACCS 2018: Drama and Surprises in Special Vehicles on Battlefield 400 Rally

Charmaine Fortune May 07, 2018

On a day of drama and surprises KwaZulu-Natal crew Andre and Ralph Voigts scored a maiden national championship victory when they won the Battlefields 400, round two of the South African Cross Coun ...

SACCS 2018: Two Toyota and one Ford winning in Battlefields 400 SACCS round 2

Charmaine Fortune May 07, 2018

South African champion Giniel de Villiers scored his second win this season in the Production Vehicle category when he won the Battlefields 400, round two of the South African Cross Country Series ...

SACCS 2018: Giniel de Villiers with Dennis Murphy as codriver in South Africa

Riaan Esterhuysen May 03, 2018

Toyota Gazoo Racing SA will be heading to the battlefields of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa on the weekend of 4-5 May 2018, in order to tackle the Battlefields 400, Round 2 of the 2018 SACCS. The t ...

Rally Raid Kenya: Ian Duncan / Dez Page-Morris winner of round 2 with Toyota

Hansy Schekahn April 30, 2018

Kenyan rally legend Ian Duncan, codriven by Dez Page-Morris, were triumphant in last weekends Naivasha based round 2 of the "Fly-SAX / Fly-540 Kenyan Rally Raid Championship", leading fro ...

SACCS 2018: ´Young Gun´ rally-youngsters will be back with their BMW X3CC

Hansy Schekahn April 30, 2018

The "Young Guns" in their Speedglas Welding Helmets BMW X3 are feeling bullish ahead of the second round of the South African Cross Country Series, which takes place in KZN on May 4 and 5 ...

SACCS 2018: RD2 Battlefields 400 Production Vehicles - Potential for Drama

Charmaine Fortune April 30, 2018

Given the number of personal duels that will be fought out in the Production Vehicle category, the Battlefields 400 is an apt name for round two of the South African Cross Country Series (SACCS) in ...

SACCS 2018: Opportunity for Van Pletzen / Pieterse to increase Protos lead

Charmaine Fortune April 30, 2018

Lesotho crew Stefan van Pletzen and Jaco Pieterse have a golden opportunity to put early season daylight between themselves and the opposition on the Battlefields 400, round two of the South Africa ...

Adrenalin Kupa: Zapletal/Sykora winning first round of Hungarian Championship

Rita Konya April 26, 2018

After the cancellation of the primary opener of the Hungarian MNASZ Rallyraid Championship, "Duna Aszfalt Kupa" end of March, it was the "Adrenalin Kupa" last weekend (April 20- ...

LOORRS 2018: Douglas Motorsports Feels the Excitement in Chandler Arizona

Mike Reusche April 24, 2018

After the postponement of Round 1 due to impending weather, Scott Douglas and the rest of the touring pros in "Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series" (LOORRS) began the season this past Saturd ...

Adrenalin Kupa: Zapletal leads after first day in Hungarian Championship

Rity Konya April 23, 2018

After the first race day of "Adrenalin Kupa", first round of the MNASZ Hungarian Rallyraid Championship, Czech Miroslav Zapletal and his Slovakian co-driver Marek Sykora are in the lead, ...

Rally Raid Kenya: Round 2 ready to rumble in the Naivasha mud on April 28-29

Hansy Schekahn April 20, 2018

The Ranch House Bistro on South Lake Road, Naivasha, will play host to the second round of the "2018 Fly-540 Kenya National Rally Raid Championship" when the top riders and drivers in Ken ...

DeWalt SXS 2018: Over 20 Teams at 2018 Australian Side-by-Side Championship

Randall Kilner April 16, 2018

The spotlight shone brightly on the opening round of the 2018 "DeWalt SXS Australian Championship" at Adelaide Motorsport Park on Saturday night. A loaded grid of ...

SACCS 2018: Battlefield 400 invites SACCS in South African Kwazulu-Natal Area

Charmaine Fortune April 16, 2018

Cross country motor racing enthusiasts who like to combine a little South African history and game viewing with their racing need look no further than the Battlefields 400, in Dundee on May 4 and 5 ...

DeWalt SXS 2018: First round of Australian SXS/SSV Championship in Adelaide

Randall Kilner April 11, 2018

The "DeWalt SXS Australian Championship" heads to Adelaide for the first time on April 14th, to launch the 2018 season on Australia’s first purpose built SXS stadium offroad course ...

SACCS 2018: Leeke/Kohne power the Speedglas X3 into the top 10 in first race

Hansy Schekahn April 03, 2018

The "Young Guns" Richard Leeke and Henry Koehne (combined age of 52) have made a storming start to their 2018 Cross Country campaign, powering their BMW X3 to fourth in class T and 10th o ...

SACCS 2018: Giniel de Villiers and Rob Howie first leader in cars category

Charmaine Fortune March 28, 2018

A couple of salient points emerged from the Production Vehicle category on the opening round of the South African Cross Country Series (SACCS), the Mpumalanga 400, with nasty weather in Dullstroom ...

Lucas Oil partners with Crandon, Bark River and ERX to form new Short Course

Hansy Schekahn March 23, 2018

For the first time in a decade, the visceral motorsport of US-American short course racing will, once again, be unified - thanks to a newly completed partnership with Lucas Oil and a group of Midwe ...

SCORE San Felipe 250: Over 250 entries expected in SCORE Championship opener

Hansy Schekahn March 20, 2018

Official entries from all across the United States, host country Mexico and several other countries from around the globe continue to arrive as racers pre-run the course and teams tweak their racin ...

SACCS: De Villiers - ´Happy to have started the new year off with a victory´

Hansy Schekahn March 19, 2018

Toyota Gazoo Racing SA started the 2018 South African Cross-Country Series (SACCS) with resounding victory in Round 1 of the six-round championship, winning the inaugural Mpumalanga 400 thanks to a ...

SACCS: Three Ford Ranger finished - Second overall and winner in Class T

Hansy Schekahn March 19, 2018

Four Ford Ranger entered the "Mpumalanga400" in Dullstroom - the opening round of the 2018 South African Cross Country Series (SACCS). Even if they are FIA-approved, they started "on ...

SACCS: (+VIDEO) First Rally-Win for Toyota´s Giniel de Villiers after Dakar

Charmaine Fortune March 19, 2018

First Rally-win for Toyota Gazoo South Africa and Dakar-hero Giniel de Villiers together with his South African codrover Rob Howie this weekend: During rainy, muddy and slippery conditions they cou ...

SACCS: (+VIDEO) Van Pletzen / Pieterse wins in Mpumalanga 400 Special Cars

Charmaine Fortune March 19, 2018

The South African Cross Country Series (SACCS) season opener Mpumalanga 400 was run in cold and wet conditions with a slippery course that demanded intense concentration from competitors last Satur ...

SACCS 2018: (+VIDEO) Ford against Toyota and Nissan, Baragwanath with Buggy

Hansy Schekahn March 14, 2018

The 2018 South African Cross Country Series Auto kicks off on 16 and 17 March in Dullstroom, Mpumalanga, and the Ford South Africa Neil Woolridge Motorsport team can't wait to commence their ch ...

Maruti Desert Storm: Tricky stages await participants in Indian Rally 2018

Hansy Schekahn March 12, 2018

Long days, high temperatures and tricky stages await the participants in the 2018 "Maruti Suzuki Desert Storm" Rallyraid in India, which will be held from March 17-23. True to the spirit ...

The Mint 400: Bryce Menzies squeaks out overall victory at The Mint 400 Race

Jim Graham March 12, 2018

The 6 PM sunset meant that there were many teams that spent more than half the race with their lights on trying to beat the 11-hour time limit for the race, and even the winners finished in the dar ...

SACCS 2018: Beefed-up FIA Class and Toyota/Ford battle in Class T in SA

Charmaine Fortune March 11, 2018

A beefed-up FIA Class, a Toyota versus Ford battle in Class T and some old and new faces characterise the Production Vehicle category at the "Mpumalanga 400" in Dullstroom, the first roun ...

SACCS 2018: Special Vehicles Preview for South African opener Mpumalanga 400

Charmaine Fortune March 11, 2018

With the retirement of multiple South African champions Evan Hutchison and Danie Stassen and current champions Marius and Jolinda Fourie committed to a limited campaign this season, the Special Veh ...

The Mint 400: Brock Heger Class 1000 winner, double-win for Polaris in SSV

Jim Graham March 11, 2018

Brock Heger beat more than competitors in 20 classes to be the first finisher in the three-lap morning race at the BFGoodrich Tires Mint 400 (see all results via Link below this article). Starting ...

The Mint 400: Letner and Millen best in 1500 / 6100 classes qualifyings

Jim Graham March 09, 2018

Harley Letner bested the deepest Trick Truck field of the season by qualifying first at the Method Race Wheels Time Trials for the BFGoodrich Mint 400. While Trick Trucks are typically considered t ...

The Mint 400: (+VIDEO) Race kicked off with big ´The Strip´ Las Vegas Parade

Hansy Schekahn March 08, 2018

400 vehicles are registered for the "The Mint 400", making it the largest off-road race in North America. 150 of those vehicles got to participate in the big parade in the center of Las V ...

The Mint 400: FOX offers 10.000 USD for Overall Winner of The Mint 400 2018

Hansy Schekahn March 07, 2018

The Mint 400 announced FOX Shocks has returned as a supporting sponsor of the 2018 BFGoodrich Tires Mint 400 powered by Monster Energy. FOX designs and develops high performance shock absorbers and ...

The Mint 400: The 4 Wheel Parts Mint 400 Vehicle Parade today at 3:00pm

Hansy Schekahn March 07, 2018

The world's toughest off-road race vehicles will parade down world famous Las Vegas Strip during the "4 Wheel Parts Mint 400 Vehicle Parade powered by Odyssey Battery". This year, the ...

TORC 2018: Major Midwest Tracks withdraw from TORC Off-Road Racing Series

Hansy Schekahn March 06, 2018

Citing the need to ensure the future of short-course off-road racing in the American Midwest, Crandon International Raceway, Bark River and ERX Motor Park today announced their immediate withdrawal ...

SACCS 2018: Youngs Guns Leeke/Koehne to start with BMW X3 at Mpumalanga 400

Hansy Schekahn March 05, 2018

The ATS motorsport "Young Guns" have changed allegiance in the South African Cross Country Series (SACCS) and will henceforth race with a blue and white roundel on the bonnet, rather than ...

Baja Drawsko 2018: Entries open until March 20th for the small Baja Poland

Hansy Schekahn March 05, 2018

Drawsko Pomorskie - the secret "European Center of Rallyraid". Next to the "Baja Poland", round of the FIA Cross Country World Cup, the gigantic military area next to the city o ...

SACCS 2018: Cross Country instead of Fly-Fishing at Mpumalanga 400 in March

Charmaine Fortune March 05, 2018

Cross Country motor racing will temporarily replace fly-fishing as the preferred sport when Dullstroom hosts the Mpumalanga 400, the opening round of the South African Cross Country Series (SACCS), ...

SACCS 2018: (+VIDEO) Toyota Gazoo with De Villiers and three teams in SACCS

Hansy Schekahn March 02, 2018

Having returned from the 2018 Dakar Rally with silverware in hand - for their second and third place overall - Toyota Gazoo Racing SA is shifting its focus to the South African Cross-Country Series ...

BITD 2018: Ford to offer prize-money for Ford-Competitors in US BITD Series

Hansy Schekahn March 02, 2018

Best in the Desert (BITD), the largest off-road race series in North America, announced that Ford will remain as Official Truck Sponsor of the 2018 BITD Series. BITD will continue to use Ford truck ...

Baja Carpathia 2018 - After 10 years of racing Polish event is cancelled

Hansy Schekahn March 01, 2018

After 10 years of organization, the Polish "Baja Carpathia", second round of the Polish Rallyraid Championship and Rally Car Cup which was announced for the last weekend of April, will no ...

Baja TT do Pinhal: (+VIDEO) Portugal´s season opener inviting spectators

Hansy Schekahn February 28, 2018

325 kilometers to race for Motorbikes, Quads, SSV and Cars: The "Baja Todo Terreno do Pinhal" will open the rallyraid-season and local AFN Rallyraid Championship on March 16-17th. The thr ...

Rally Raid Kenya: Glen / Garner first Winners in 2018 Kenya Rallyraid Season

Crispin Kennedy February 28, 2018

The first round of the "Fly-SAX Fly540 Kenyan National Rally Raid Championship" was always going to be a popular event. Many have spent the off-season tweeking old vehicles, buying new on ...

The Mint 400: Rugged Radio Driver Meet and Greet for Rallyfans in Las Vegas

Hansy Schekahn February 28, 2018

For the fifth consecutive year, the Rugged Radios Driver Meet and Greet is back. Rugged Radios is hosting the official Mint 400 Meet & Greet session Thursday night in the Pit Crew Challenge lot ...

Rally Raid Kenya: Glen / Garner first in SS01 of Fly SAX Nanyuki Rally Kenya

Hansy Schekahn February 26, 2018

Saturday the flag dropped on the opening round of the "Fly SAX Fly540 Kenyan National Rally Raid Championship" with the "FlySAX Nanyuki Rally Raid". The event was based on the 2 ...

SST 2018: Bill Hynes declared a the winner of Round 1 at Lake Elsinore

Hansy Schekahn February 21, 2018

After an extensive video review by USAC and "Stadium Super Truck" (SST) officials it has been deemed that Bill Hynes from Pennsylvania (USA) is declared the winner of Round 1 in the 2018 ...

The Mint 400: Odyssey Battery Returns as Mint 400 Contingency Title Sponsor

Hansy Schekahn February 21, 2018

"The Mint 400" announced today the return of Odyssey battery as title sponsor of Tech & Contingency. This year, the Odyssey battery Mint 400 Contingency has expanded to two full days ...

Rally Raid Kenya: A star studded entry list for RD 1 Fly-SAX Nanyuki Rally

Hansy Schekahn February 20, 2018

Defending champions Ross Field and Shivam Vinyak headline an impressive entry list for the Fly-SAX Nanyuki Rally Raid which kick-starts the 2018 "Fly Sax and Fly-540 Kenyan National Rally Raid ...

SACCS 2018: South African Cross Country Series starts with Mpumalanga 400

Hansy Schekahn February 17, 2018

The tranquil town of Dullstroom is better known as one of South Africa’s premier fly-fishing locations, but will echo to the sound of high powered racing engines when the "Mpumalanga 400 ...

Breslau Rally Poland: Organizers of Breslau-Rally announce Breslau 500 Race

Hansy Schekahn February 16, 2018

For more than 20 years the licence-free "Breslau Rally" in the north-west of Poland was not only unique in its style and familiar, licence-free idea, it was also the biggest one-week Rall ...

KTM´s Dakar Winner 2016 and Third 15+18 Toby Price to start with Mitsubishi

Hansy Schekahn February 15, 2018

Australia´s KTM Bike-talent, Dakar Rally winner 2016 and third in this year and his first Dakar in 2015 Toby Price will start for his Australian partner Mitsubishi and Team Triton in the Aust ...

Rainforest Challenge Global Series South Europe 2018 double track in Italy

Gianna Vardanega February 14, 2018

The 3rd edition of "Rainforest Challenge (RFC) Global Series South Europe" will be held from 24 to 27 May and this year will offer four days of intense competition in a special location f ...

Italian Baja 2018: Italian Rally to install new TX class for Ultra4 cars

Hansy Schekahn February 10, 2018

The legendary events "King of the Hammers" and "Breslau Rally" were the cradle for a class for cars of it´s own: Trophy offroaders which are tough in Mud or Rocks, but als ...

BITD 2018: Best in the Desert Parker Arizona Races set new Records

Hansy Schekahn February 10, 2018

"Best in the Desert", North America's leading off-road racing organization, started off 2018 at a torrid pace, seeing entries climb at the first two Parker events by 36%. At the " ...

Minas Rally Brasil: New opener of Brazilian Championship in exuberant nature

Hansy Schekahn February 08, 2018

With the "Minas Rally Brasil" the Brazilian Rallyraid Championship "Campeonato Brasileiro de Rally Cross Country e Rally Baja" will offer a new rally for Cars, Motobikes, SSV an ...

Rally Raid Kenya: Fly-SAX Nanyuki Rally will open 2018 Kenyan RR-season

Hansy Schekahn February 07, 2018

The Kenyan Rallyraid Season will start this month: On February 24th-25th the "Fly-SAX Nanyuki Rally Raid" will be the first rally in the Kenyan calender. With the two new sponsors, the re ...

BITD 2018: Andy McMillin and Toyo Tires win the BlueWater Resort Parker 425

Hansy Schekahn February 06, 2018

Andy McMillin and Toyo Tires won first overall and first in the Trick Truck class during the "Best In The Desert (BITD) BlueWater Resort Parker 425" race this past weekend in Parker, Ariz ...

SACCS 2018: Terence Marsh and Coetzee Labuscagne first member of ‘100 Club’

Hansy Schekahn February 05, 2018

Red-Lined Motorsport team principal Terence Marsh, a former professional cricketer, is 102 not out and top of the scoreboard when it comes to membership of an exclusive ‘100 Club’ in th ...

ULTRA4 2018: Crandon International adds ULTRA4 Series to 2018 Championships

Hansy Schekahn February 02, 2018

Adding even more world-class competition to the iconic Fall Crandon event, Crandon International Raceway announced a new alliance with Hammerking Productions to bring the hugely popular ULTRA4 clas ...

SST 2018: Apdaly Lopez claim first Victory in 2018 Stadium Supertrucks Series

Hansy Schekahn February 01, 2018

The 2018 Speed Energy Stadium Super Trucks World Championship (SST) kicked off last Saturday night (Jan.27th) with a return to the sold out Lake Elsinore Diamond Stadium in Lake Elsinore, Californi ...

CICCR: Suzuki confirms participation - 19th Suzuki Challenge with big prizes

Hansy Schekahn January 29, 2018

The 2018 season of the Italian Cross Country Championship (CICCR) will once again give Suzuki the chance to express its sporting DNA in the off-road racing world, highlighting its ...

Rainforest Challenge Global Series 3rd edition Italy from 24th-27th May 2018

Hansy Schekahn January 29, 2018

The organization FLS 4x4 Italy has already started for the "Rainforest Challenge Global Series South Europe 2018" with interesting innovative ideas. A first news is the race days, in 2018 ...

2017 MORR Sportsman Banquet celebrating the 2017 TORC Sportsman season

Hansy Schekahn January 29, 2018

The MORR Sportsman Banquet saw nearly five hundred racers, friends, fans, and supporters pack the banquet hall at the Island Casino and Resort in Harris, Michigan (USA) this past Saturday night. Th ...

Baja Rally 2018: Dates and starting fees announced for Mexican Ensenada Rally

Hansy Schekahn December 11, 2017

Bajarallymoto.com and Rally Comp have announced plans for a sixth consecutive edition its multi-day navigation rally-raid competition in the Mexican State of Baja California next October 8-13, 2018 ...

Sonora Rally 2018: Yokohama to sponsor 2018 Yokohama Sonora Rally in Mexico

Hansy Schekahn December 06, 2017

Yokohama Tire Corp. will be the title sponsor of the 2018 "Yokohama Sonora Rally", an off-road rally scheduled for the Sonora desert in Mexico March 19-24. The 2018 Sonora Rally will be t ...

BITD 2018: Harley Letner and Toyo Tires win the Class 1500 Championship

Jay Jones December 06, 2017

Harley Letner piloted his Youtheory / King Shocks / Toyo Tires #1570 buggy to a first in class / second overall in the "Pahrump Nugget 250" in November in Pahrump, Nevada (USA).  As ...

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