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AMRA Races Into Prescott National Forest

Round 9 of AMRA’s championship series heads into Prescott, Arizona Written and Photographed By Jonathan Barrett 2018-2019 AMRA Series, Round 9, Prescott, April 7, 2019 The round 9 stop of the AMRA Arizona Offroad Championship presented by Motocity Anthem came

My San Felipe 250 5/1600 Race Experience with Herrera Prepwerks

By Jose Garcia: The 5/1600 Class is not dead. Let me repeat that again… The 5/1600 Class is not dead… I just had the most epic weekend at the San Felipe 250. For the second year in a row, I

A Taste of Dakar

The Yokohama Sonora Rally Serves Up Hearty Portions of Sun, Sand and Satisfaction Dakar is a spicy dish best served cold. Ice cold. In a sweltering desert, one sip can chill the tongue and quench a parched pair of lips

2019 Off Road Nights Expo Video and Photos

The 2019 Off Road Nights Expo was held March 23rd at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. This event is an action sports-inspired Dirt Lifestyle Expo featuring vendors from the off road industry, exhibits and live music along with a car show

Andy McMillin Wins A Brutal San Felipe 250

Race Results: Overall race results.Results by class.Penalty report. What’s being called the toughest SCORE San Felipe 250 in its 33 year history lived up to the hype. As racers crossed the finish line their faces showed the beating their bodies

2019 SCORE San Felipe 250 Contingency Photos

The 33rd running of the SCORE San Felipe 250 kicked off with tech and contingency Thursday and Friday on the Malecon in San Felipe, Baja. Watch the race live and track your favorite racers here. Join the discussion in the

2019 SCORE San Felipe 250 Live Video & Tracking

33rd SCORE San Felipe 250 Round 1 of the four-race 2019 SCORE World Desert Championship Click here to follow along or join in on the race updates thread in the forum. Live Weatherman Stream NOTE: If you don’t see the

2019 Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge Dominated By Dakar Rally champions

History has been made at the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge with Stéphane and Andrea Peterhansel (FRA/GER) the first married couple team to take an overall win at the FIA World Cup for Cross-Country Rallies. There was further success for the

Casey Currie Dominates The T3 Class At The 2019 Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge

MONSTER ENERGY CAN-AM’S CURRIE AND VARELA DOMINATE T3 CATEGORY IN ABU DHABI; FINISH FOURTH AND FIFTH OVERALL ABU DHABI (UAE): The Monster Energy Can-Am Team enjoyed a sensational team performance at the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge, the punishing five-day second

2019 Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge SS1-SS3

The 2019 Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge is currently underway and three of the five stages are complete. Below are updates and photos from some of the top teams competing in this years rally along with overall standings as of SS3.

2019 CODE Racing for Boobs

The 7th annual CODE Racing for Boobs race was held March 22nd-23rd, 2019 at the Laguna Salada lake bed near Mexicali, Baja. This race featured a 33 mile course and each racer ran 3 or 4 laps depending on the

2019 Ultra4 Racing MetalCloak Stampede

Under a packed crowd, the 2019 Metalcloak Stampede was another one for the books. The Ultra4 Lasernut Western series kicked off at Prairie City SVRA in Rancho Cordova, CA with one of the most spectator friendly short course tracks in

2019 Sonora Rally – SS5 & Podium: One Last Hurrah

An Epic Finish to Five Days of Racing in Sonora Make It Hard to Head Home Friday, March 22nd, was a day which for many was bittersweet. The race was demanding, more than you might find at any other event

2019 Sonora Rally – SS4: The Crescendo

The Rhythm of Sonora Rally Ventures Closer to the Conclusion Thursday, March 21st, the five-day symphony of screaming engines climbs its way towards a momentous finish on Friday, but not before a big change in rhythm. Race Days One through

2019 Sonora Rally – SS3: Getting Over the Hump

Midway Through the Five-Day Rally, Pilots Still Have Plenty of Fight Left Wednesday, March 20th marked the end of the road for some key players. The journey from Puerto Peñasco to Puerto Libertad was a demanding one indeed, shedding substantial

2019 Sonora Rally – SS2: Please Sir, May I Have Another

A Rally This Savory Needs to Be Indulged… (But Too Much Good Stuff Could Lead to An Upset) Competitors left the bivouac near El Golfo de Santa Clara Tuesday morning and somewhere along the liaison were transported to Mars. No,

2019 Sonora Rally – SS1: Touched for the Very First Time

Virgin Land Put Up a Fight as the Sonora Rally Invaded Unknown Territories Journeying from the border town of San Luis Río Colorado all the way to Campo La Salina – a salt flat, boasting a new temporary lagoon from

Short Course Racing Is Back For A New Season

With five months off the 2019 short course season is back after Round 1 of the Lucas Oil Offroad Racing Series went down this past Saturday under the lights at Glen Helen Raceway. With any new season there are always

2019 Sonora Rally – Let the Battles Begin!

With Stakes This High, It Won’t Be Pretty Tech Inspection went off without a hitch at the 2019 Yokohama Sonora Rally, presented by Method Race Wheels! Race teams trickled in all weekend and finish off Sunday evening with a round

The McLarens conquered RECORD La Vuelta 200 and the cold!

Temperatures were below zero at the start of the race. The crucible that is the Rancho La Vuelta 200 has helped forge legendary figures like Roger Norman, Larry Roeseler, Iván Ramírez Junior, Tavo Vildósola, Rodrigo Ampudia, Elías Hanna and Lobsam Yee.

WRC Rally Guanajuato Mexico 2019

2019 WRC Guanajuato  The Battle continues in the WRC with round three in Guanajuato.  Andreas Mikkelsen – Hyundai Motorsport GmbH If you’re an RDC reader you like dirt, cars that go fast in the dirt and for most you, you like

The Mint 400 Crowns Its First Three Time Champion

In twelve years since The Mint 400 has come back to life no racers have ever won the event overall three times, but like the saying goes all good things must come to an end. Justin Lofton has won this

Motos Are Back And Carnage Continues At The Mint 400

The 2019 BFGoodrich Mint 400 Powered By Monster Energy has been in full swing all week and now its time to get down to business. Yesterday marked the first day of racing with the Motorcycles coming back to The Mint

Bryce Menzies Qualifies On Top For The Mint 400

After 54 unlimited vehicles qualified yesterday at the Method Race Wheels Time Trials only one driver could claim the top spot and that was Bryce Menzies. The 2019 BFGoodrich Mint 400 Powered by Monster Energy is in full swing out

The 2019 BFGoodrich Mint 400 powered by Monster Energy Roars Back into Las Vegas, March 6-10

Over $600,000 in contingency money offered up to Mint 400 racersThe BFGoodrich Tires Mint 400 powered by Monster Energy returns to Las Vegas, Nevada this week, March 6-10. The Great American Off-Road Race will be held Saturday, March 9 and Sunday March

Mint 400 Desert Clean Up

Yesterday, a group of about 250 volunteers gathered in Jean, NV at the Mint 400 Desert Clean-Up presented by Republic Services. The rain didn’t keep us away from removing an estimated 30 tons of trash from the Nevada Desert. Thanks again

L.A Times Reports Wildlife and off-roaders gain room to roam in California’s new desert protection act.

Off-roading advocate Randy Banis walks through Spangler Hills in an Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Area that will soon be made official under the California Desert Protection and Recreation Act. (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times) In the latest round

2006 Chevy Silverado 1500

Kevin’s goal with his 2006 Chevy Silverado was to build a clean, simple, durable everyday driver that could handle well offroad without breaking the bank. By utilizing all production suspension parts from Dirt King Fabrication, the owner was able to

2019 CODE Mercado de Refacciones Valvoline GP

The 2019 CODE Mercado de Refacciones Valvoline Grand Prix took place February 15th-17th on the Laguna Salada dry lake bed just outside of Mexicali, BC.  This was a 2 day event with the cars and trucks racing Saturday and the bikes

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

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