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Pistol Pete Sohren BANNED4LIFE T-Shirts

Pistol Pete Sohren passed away January 18th, 2019 in a non race related UTV accident in San Felipe. Pistol was a long time member of the RDC community and his username BANNED4LIFE explains the unique individual that he was and

Hatch Racing Debuts the Latest Jimco-built Creation

Every facet of a Jimco-built chassis is a combination of history and innovation; a result of four decades of experience handcrafting championship off-road racecars. Inspired by the popularity of the legendary Trophy Truck class, the Spec TT platform was conceived

2019 Nitto King of the Hammers Video Highlights

Highlights of the 2019 Nitto King of the Hammers. Jason Scherer takes the win and becomes a three time king! Click here for our photo/story coverage of the race. Race results. The post 2019 Nitto King of the Hammers Video

AJ and Jesse Jones Road to the Mint

AJ Jones & Jesse Jones have built their father/son relationship through the sport of off-road racing. For Jesse, it’s the time of his life sharing his knowledge with his son and for AJ, getting a win at The Mint 400

Jason Scherer Is Now A Three Time KOH King

“If it was easy everyone would do it.” That is a famous quote that can be applied to many things, and it definitely applies to winning the King of the Hammers race. The toughest offroad race in America never disappoints

2019 Toyo Tires Desert Invitational Highlight Video

Highlights of the 2019 Toyo Tires Desert Invitational presented by Monster Energy.  Luke McMillin wins $100k, the largest purse in off road racing history. The post 2019 Toyo Tires Desert Invitational Highlight Video appeared first on

Luke McMillin Takes Home $100,000 Winning The KOH Desert Invitational

History was made today as the biggest purse in offroad history was awarded at the first inaugural Toyo Tires Desert Invitational Presented by Monster Energy. Luke McMillin took home $100,000 cash today after winner the first ever race that was

Casey Gilbert Wins the KOH Every Man Challenge Race

We’re now halfway through the week here at King of the Hammers and today marked the 4 Wheel Parts Every Man Challenge Race. The EMC race consists of three classes, 4800 Legends class, 4500 Modifieds, and the 4600 Stock Class.

A Dozen Questions with Jesse James

RDC: Many people thought you are a one hit wonder. What made you want to race again?Jesse: Well the itch has always been there. I had other more important stuff like tending to my firearms business. I also spent 5

Nick Nelson Will Start First At King Of The Hammers

Today the best of the best in the 4400 class laid it down to qualify for the big show on Friday. Nick Nelson took the top spot racing his car to a time of 2:18:3, barely beating last years race

2019 Holley EFi Shootout presented by KMC, King & ASC – Video & Photos

Will Stewart Wins In His Southern Rock Racing Bouncer February 5, 2019 (Johnson Valley, CA) – King of the Hammers started in 2007 as an informal competition among friends.  The Holley EFi Shootout is no different.  Formerly known as the Backdoor Shootout, rockcrawling enthusiasts

Brett Sourapas Takes Home The Win In Parker

They say twins do things together, can almost read each others minds, and communicate without talking. In Parker this weekend we also learned that twins if given 900 horsepower, a steering wheel, and a few feet of wheel travel will

Mitch Guthrie Jr. Doubles Up At King Of The Hammers

For the second year in a row Mitch Guthrie Jr. took home the win at the Canam King of the Hammers UTV Race Presented by HCR. Not only did Guthrie Jr. win the race he did so in dominating fashion

Justin Lofton Is Your Top Qualifier For The BITD Parker 425

Starting order is now all set for the Unlimited Class and 6100’s for the 2019 BITD Parker 425. The iconic race is just a few days away and now drivers can start making a plan to see how they will

The Original Dusty Times Online

The Off Road Motorsports Hall of Fame and Barbara Rainey have been scanning the original issues of Dusty Times to preserve and share them with the off road community.  The first year of Dusty Times issues 1-12 are online now

San Felipe Desert Mayhem 175

As most know by now this event started off with a deep blow to the off-road community with the passing of “Pistol” Pete Sohren in an unrelated accident that happen the day before the race. Pete loved racing in Baja

SS10, Kings of the Desert

Evidently, You Can Put a Price on Victory A challenge is meant to bring out the best in someone. Or uncover their worst. To see a difficult situation through to the end, assess the damage, then move onto the next

Dakar: Secret Sauce: The Mapman and [VIDEO] Interview with Dirk von Zitzewitz

One of the fundamental differences between Rally Raid racing and traditional Baja offroad racing is that in the evening before the next stage, you receive the race course in the form of a road book.  And the is exactly what

Stage 9: Pisco Loop – DAKAR 2019

On the 9th Stage of the 2019 Dakar rally a lot of interesting things went down, some were good to drivers and some weren’t so nice. The day started out with a unique start with the motos leaving 10 at

Dakar 2019 – Stage 8: San Juan de Marcona > Pisco

Heartbreak in Peru.  Today most of us in the USA who are following the Dakar Rally woke to find our hopes of an American victory at Dakar fade away. Over the last week we’ve followed our heroes over the dunes

Stage 7: San Juan De Marcona Loop – DAKAR 2019

The Dakar Rally is now on the final stretch with 7 of the 10 stages complete and while overall leaders and starting to emerge by no means has anyone sealed a win. In the first loop of the all Peru

USA’s Ricky Brabec Continues Lead In Dakar Rally

American Motorcycle Star Breaks New Ground at the Halfway Point of Worlds Biggest Race, Raising the Bar to Reach Milestone For only the second time in history, an American leads the overall standings in the Dakar Rally, considered the world’s

Dakar 2019 – Stage4: Arequipa > Tacna

Another day of the Dakar and yet another round of changes in the standings. Stage 4 shook up the competitors with big changes in landscape, gone were the massive dunes they’d been racing through and into big open valleys filled

Ricky Brabec Wins Stage 4; Takes Overall Lead of Dakar Rally

Wins the Stage by 6 mins Over KTM’s Walkner; Holds Overall Advantage by Over 2 min   Photo: Justin Coffey American Ricky Brabec exploded back today on Stage 4 after a huge set back yesterday, having gotten himself lost in

ALL IN ON DAKAR – Casey Currie’s Story – EP.3 – IT’S ON!

Casey is only hours away from his dream of racing in the Dakar Rally. His family and team are still firmly behind him—but there’s still lots of work to do. The post ALL IN ON DAKAR – Casey Currie’s Story

Stage 3: San Juan de Marcona – Arequipa – DAKAR 2019

Stage 3 of the 2019 Dakar Rally proved to be a brutal one for many teams, some ending their chances for an overall win and some ending their rally all together. While not a particularly long special stage, the challenging

Stage2: Pisco > San Juan de Marcona

Stage2: Pisco > San Juan de Marcona Liaison: 553 km / 344 miles Special: 324 km/ 201 miles  Day two of the 2019 Dakar is in the books with one of the longer stages we’ll see in the rally. Starting

Just Another Day in the Dunes

A Promising Stage One at the Dakar Rally Gives the United States Hope Even the best racers and biggest trucks could be swallowed whole by the mountains of sand making up the Ica region surrounding Pisco. In a battle between

The Green Flag Waves in Peru

With the Dakar Rally Opening Its 41st Year to a Roaring Crowd Monday, January 7th marked the beginning of the 2019 iteration of the world’s most infamous off-road race: the Dakar Rally. But the party really started the previous day

American Motorcycle Racers Ready for Battle at Dakar Rally

Today there is more US representation in the Dakar Rally than ever before and of the 9 Americans appearing in world’s biggest rally, 8 have deep roots in motorcycles, including local favorite Robby Gordon and all 3 of his team’s

Countdown to Dakar and what to expect

In all forms of sports athletes compete to show and measure their craft against their peers and then the rest of us get to watch in awww. The olympics and world cup happen every 4 years but in the word

ROAD TO DAKAR – Blade Hildebrand Interview

RDC – This will be your first Dakar rally, what are you doing to prepare for it both mentally and physically?Blade Hildebrand – I hit the gym and crossfit as with being in any race car, it is intensively hot

ROAD TO DAKAR – Cole Potts Interview

Robby Gordon is back racing Dakar and he is bringing a three car team all sporting the SPEED Edition Textron XX UTV’s. One driver who is racing his first Dakar is Cole Potts, who in recent years has competed in

2018 RECORD Race Ready 250

Christmas arrives early for Cuevas in Baja César Cuevas took the overall win at the Race Ready 250. The curtain finally fell in the Off Road universe of Baja with the 2018 Edition of the Race Ready 250 between Ensenada

New Race-deZert RDCate Hoodies and Camo Snapback Hats

New for 2018 are the RDCate Baja Black Hoodie’s and RDC Camo Snapback Hats. If you are looking for last minute Christmas gifts check out our sale in the RDC online store. We are shipping daily using USPS Priority mail

The Mint 400 Announces New Two-Day Race Format

The Mint 400 Announces New Two-Day Race Format2019 Schedule of Events includes racing onSaturday, March 9th & Sunday, March 10th The Mint 400 owners Matt and Joshua Martelli announced today that “The Great American Off-Road Race” will be return to

Harley Letner Wins The BITD Pahrump Nugget 250

Well the final race of the Best In The Desert season has come and gone and Harley Letner walked away with the win in Trick Truck, giving him and the Concrete Motorsports team their first win in the class. Letner

Fishgistics 2018 Can-Am X3

Fishgistics set out wanting to build a Baja capable vehicle that they could use for prerunning down in Baja to capture content, do course previews and profile the race for their fans.  They settled on the Can-Am X3 platform as

Justin Lofton Will Start First For The BITD Pahrump Nugget 250

Today qualifying went down for the 2018 BITD Pahrump Nugget 250, the last race of their season, and Justin Lofton laid down the fastest qualifying lap over the 5 mile course. 2018 BITD Pahrump 250 TT & 1500 Results2018 BITD

2018 SCORE Baja 1000 Video Highlights

Highlights of the 51st running of the SCORE Baja 1000. The post 2018 SCORE Baja 1000 Video Highlights appeared first on

RDC Black Friday – Cyber Monday Sale!

Get your Christmas shopping done early with the RDC Black Friday – Cyber Monday sale. We have specials on t-shirts starting at $10, Dezert People DVD’s starting at $3, box sets starting at $109. And we just launched a new

Cameron Steele Is Your 2018 SCORE Trophy Truck Baja 1000 Champion

Becoming a Baja 1000 Champion is a life long dream that many racers strive for but not all of them get to reach that goal. For Cameron Steele it seemed like his goal to overall a Baja 1000 in a

2018 SCORE Baja 1000 Contingency Photos

Today was a full day of contingency here in Ensenada for the 2018 SCORE International Baja 1000 as all the heavy hitters rolled through tech. Today means one thing, that there is less then a day before the biggest offroad

2018 SCORE Baja 1000 – Live Video, Tracking & More

It’s the 51st SCORE Baja 1000 race week and below is all the info and links you need to follow along if you can’t be at the race to watch in person. Click here to join the discussion in the

Jimco “Hammerhead” Class 1 Car

Jimco Racing is proud to announce the launch of “The Hammerhead”, the next evolution in Class 1 race vehicles. “The Hammerhead” Class 1 car essentially features a Trophy Truck front end grafted onto the championship winning Jimco Class one “Champion”

Ricky Johnson Qualifies First For The 51st SCORE Baja 1000

SCORE Trophy Trucks make their way down the Las Vegas strip from the SEMA show to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Helped by a huge assist from Supercross Hall of Fame legendary co-driver Ricky Johnson, Team C Racing’s Larry Connor

BFGoodrich Tires presents: Race-Dezert Off-Road Destinations – Gateway Canyons

Ricky Johnson has filled his career with AMA, Supercross, short course off-road racing and desert off-road racing achievements throughout his storybook career. However, he has never conquered the grandaddy of the them all, The Baja 1000. Follow along as he

2018 Off-Road Expo Photos

The 2018 Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo powered by General Tire was held September 29-30th at the Fairplex in Pomona, CA. This was one of the largest expos in the history of the event. If you couldn’t make it to this

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