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Story | Recap: King of the Hammers 2017

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Last week, the BFGoodrich Garage went on the road to Johnson Valley, CA, to take in Ultra4 Racing’s season opener: the King of the Hammers. For those who weren’t able to join us in the desert, we bring you a recap of the highlights.

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Event | The Mitty

/ Braselton, GA

Vintage race cars get their day in the sun at The Mitty at Road Atlanta. This event is as much motorsport spectacle as it is historical celebration, with legendary race cars from all eras making appearances. Porsche is the featured marque for 2017, and as such, the event is offering a tour of the Porsche Experience Center. Other activities include ride and drive opportunities, a skidpad challenge, and the Concours d’Lemons show, which will satisfy any gearhead’s attraction to the rare and...

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Event | Laughlin Desert Classic

/ Laughlin, NV

Desert racing returns to Laughlin for the second annual Laughlin Desert Classic. What makes this race special is its spectator friendly locale: hotels, restaurants, and entertainment are all close to the racing action. The race itself will take place over 2 days, with multiple heats running throughout the day on a 16-mile specialized race course. For more: http://bitd.com/

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Story | Green Mamba

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Bob Bertelsen is becoming something of a legend in the world of home-built hot rods. With names like Code Red, Orange Rush, and Brute Force, Bertelsen has created some of the most iconic and award-winning custom vehicles of the last decade. For this season, he’s debuting a new Corvette he’s dubbed Green Mamba.

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Story | Race Ready

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If you’re a fan of racing, then the Global MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires should be on your list of series to pay attention to. Running Mazda MX-5 cars built to a single spec by Long Road Racing, the series really is about putting the drivers and talent in the forefront. It’s just a race, not an arms race. Global MX-5 Cup driver Nikko Reger — who finished 6th in points for the 2016 season — joins us for a Q&A on what it’s like to drive in the series.

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Event | BITD Vegas to Reno

/ Reno, NV

Witness the longest off-road race in the US as drivers spin some sand across approximately 550 miles of terrain in this one day marathon from Vegas to Reno. Come out to the Texas Station hotel in Las Vegas to meet the drivers on Friday, and be sure to tune in for the awards celebration at the Sparks Nugget hotel on Saturday night. For more: bitd.com

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Event | Goodguys 6th Nostalgia Nationals

/ Bowling Green, KY

It's a blast into the past at this Bowling Green gathering of hot rods, customs, and classics. Expect over 1500 vehicles through 1972 to gather at the Beech Bend Raceway Park for this weekend event. There'll be 3 days of Nostalgia Drag Racing, Goodguys Autocross, and plenty of other action for the entire family. For more information: https://www.good-guys.com/nn-2017

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Event | LOORRS Wild Horse Pass

/ Chandler, AZ

It's the final race of the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series season. With points and pride on the line, which drivers will be standing atop the podium when all's said and done? There'll be racing on both Saturday and Sunday, with Sunday featuring the Challenge Cup Race for the Pro Lite and Pro Buggy classes, along with a Pro 2 vs Pro 4 race to wrap things up. For more information: http://www.lucasoiloffroad.com/

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Story | The Willow Sports Car

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Like many racers, Eric Seltzer has been in pursuit of the perfect vehicle. However, unlike other drivers, Seltzer took the step of designing his own track toy from scratch. This is the story of how he brought the Willow Sports Car into being.

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Story | Recap: Red Bull Soapbox Race 2017

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There’s no event that better matches BFGoodrich’s “Built Not Bought” attitude than the Red Bull Soapbox Race. For the 2017 Los Angeles race, 63 teams brought their outrageous, over-the-top, homemade, human-powered soapbox cars to the top of Elysian Park.

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Story | New Frontiers

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A year, a world record, and three surgeries later, Red Bull athlete Bryce Menzies is back behind the wheel, and he's looking to make up for lost time. Here's a look at what makes this competitive off-road racer tick.

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Story | Dream Job

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Garage Pit Crew member Dan McKeever talks about racing, driving, teaching, and the perks of being president of the Ford Performance Racing School.

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Story | Recap: Performance Team Summit 2017

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The BFGoodrich Performance Team — our Pit Crew — is full of accomplished drivers, racers, engineers, and builders. But for a team to be a team, individuals must be able to work together. It’s rare our full roster can come together with BFGoodrich Tires to celebrate successes, enjoy each others’ company, and look towards the future. Which is why BFGoodrich invited them all to Utah Motorsports Campus and the Ford Performance Racing School for a two-day Performance Team summit.

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Story | Wide Open

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Bud Brutsman is a TV show creator, an executive producer, and an irreverent trash talker. He also happens to be addicted to Baja and desert racing.

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Story | Living Legend

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In off-road racing, there's Rob MacCachren, and then there's everyone else. The winningest off-road racer ever shares some wisdom accrued over three decades of racing and offers a look into what it takes to be a successful racer.

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Story | Nine Questions with Seth Quintero

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It’s fine if you don’t recognize Seth Quintero’s name or face. In most states, he’s not even old enough to drive unsupervised. But if the past couple of years is any indication, Quintero is set up to be a force in off-road racing. After all, he was the 2015 UTV World Champion, the 2015 WORCS Champion, and a Red Bull athlete. Here, Quintero answers a few questions about his family, what it means to race, and why he’s on BFGoodrich Tires.

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Story | Tip of the Sword

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We met Adam Arsenault and his yellow BroadSword Racing Jeep at the 2017 Warfighter Made Open House. Here, the Marine tells us why he competes in off-road endurance racing, and how he balances the demands of being an active duty serviceman and his desire to test himself in a car.

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Story | Melgoza Racing

Posted on / Posted by Alex Melgoza

Alex Melgoza and his family run a pair of desert racing trucks in Southern California. They’re small, and they’re mostly running in smaller race series, but make no mistake. There’s no quit in this team.

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Story | Running from the Sheriff

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When these Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies aren't pounding pavement for their day job, they're building race vehicles and reaching out to the communities they serve.

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Event | 2018 UTV World Championship

/ Laughlin, NV

Laughlin, NV, becomes the center of the UTV, motorcycle, and quad universe for the Polaris RZR UTV World Championship. This event will have two races: a BITD championship points race, as well as a UTV short course race. Spectating is free. For more: http://utvworldchampionship.com/

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Event | 2018 NORRA Mexican 1000

/ Ensenada, MX

Off-road desert racing returns to its roots with the NORRA Mexican 1000. The rally style race covers over a thousand miles in five days. The course takes racers from Ensenada, to San Felipe, to Guerrero Negro (motorcycles) or Bahia de Los Angeles (4-wheel), then to Loreto and La Paz, with the finish at San Jose del Cabo. For more: https://norra.com/mexican1000.php

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Event | 2018 SCORE San Felipe 250

/ San Felipe, MX

The 2018 season of SCORE desert racing kicks off with the 32nd annual San Felipe 250. The single-loop race is 320 miles this year and starts April 7. Tech and contingency take place on April 6. For more: http://score-international.com...2018-san-felipe-250/

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Event | 2018 SCORE Baja 500

/ Ensenada, MX

SCORE kicks off the 50th annual Baja 500 in Ensenada. This milestone race will have 500 miles of true off-road, dirt racing in addition to whatever happens to be on pavement. For more: http://score-international.com/raceinfo/2018-baja-500/

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Event | 2018 Silver State 300

/ Alamo, NV

Best in the Desert heads north of Alamo, NV, for the Silver State 300. Motos, UTVs, quads, cars, and trucks will tackle this 300-mile point-to-point race. For more: http://bitd.com/vt-construction-silver-state-300-presented-method-race-wheels/

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Event | 2018 Mint 400

/ Las Vegas, NV

The Great American Off-Road Race gets rolling in Las Vegas on March 7 with a vehicle procession and kickoff party. The next few days are a blur of activity, with time trials, pit crew challenges, meet and greets, tech inspections, and contingency. Racers head to the start line on Saturday, March 10, with the Limited classes taking off at 6am and the Unlimited classes following at 12:30pm. Prior to the race on March 3, there will also be the Mint 400 Desert Clean Up to help remove illegally...

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Event | 2018 Sonora Rally

/ San Luis Rio Colorado, MX

Test yourself and your vehicle during this four-day cross-country stage rally. The Sonora Rally is modeled after the Dakar Rally, which means breathtaking terrain and challenging overland navigation. There's no GPS, no pre-running, and no maps. For more: http://sonorarally.com/

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Story | Baja: Glory, Heartache, and Adventure

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Baja champion and Hollywood stuntman Rich Minga owes the highlights of his life to off-roading and racing in the desert. But those moments of triumph have also given way to heartbreak and loss. Now, with decades of experience, Minga is rediscovering the joy of being in Baja.

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Story | The Crosstrek Desert Racer

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Subaru has a rich history in rally and rallycross, but it’s not necessarily a name you’d associate with desert racing. However, when Dustin and Parker Grabowski of Grabowski Brothers Racing decided to build a Class 5 Unlimited car, they wanted to push the envelope. They partnered with Crawford Performance and built a Subaru-powered beast. Cody Woodruff, the marketing manager for both Grabowski Brothers and Crawford Performance, took a moment to tell us about this unique racecar.

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Story | In Focus: Ernesto Araiza // Mad Media

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If we’re honest with ourselves, we all want visual proof when we really send it. All the better to brag, share, and marvel at the things we do. We’re celebrating that with In Focus, a series with the pro photographers and videographers that document the off-road world. First up, we have Ernesto Araiza of Mad Media.

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Story | Canguro Racing

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There are professional race teams — you know, the ones with million-dollar race trucks and multi-million-dollar support budgets — and then there are the professional amateurs. These are the guys who — by hook or by crook — will find a way to race because being with friends, being in Baja, and competing against other knuckleheads, is absolutely the very best use of their precious time and hard-earned money. Canguro Racing is one such team of professional amateurs.

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Story | The Tirebird

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There is no question: BFGoodrich® Radial T/As and classic American muscle cars go together like bacon and eggs. This storied tire was the first performance radial tire built in North America, and it has proven itself over the decades on countless vehicles. But back in the early ‘70s, when the Radial T/A was still in testing, BFGoodrich came up with an audacious plan to prove its tire’s mettle: put it on a racecar, compete against cars running on purpose-built racing tires, and win.

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Story | In Focus: Vincent Knakal // Mad Media

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If we’re honest with ourselves, we all want visual proof when we really send it. All the better to brag, share, and marvel at the things we do. We’re celebrating that with In Focus, a series with the pro photographers and videographers that document the off-road world. Today, we're talking with Vincent Knakal, a Mad Media ambassador for bad-assery.

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Story | In Focus: Art Eugenio // GETSOMEphoto

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If we’re honest with ourselves, we all want visual proof when we really send it. All the better to brag, share, and marvel at the things we do. We’re celebrating that with In Focus, a series with the pro photographers and videographers that document the off-road world. Today, we’ve got Art Eugenio of GETSOMEphoto joining the fray.

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Story | Ponytail Racing

Posted on / Posted by Cheryl Herrick

You’ve already seen Cheryl’s 1967 Chevrolet Nova at the Garage. As we mentioned, it’s not all about racing for Cheryl. She’s using her driving skills to give back to military veterans through her company, Ponytail Racing.

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Story | Michael’s 1992 Honda Civic Hatchback

Posted on / Posted by Michael Cochran

Michael’s Honda Civic hatchback is no grocery-getter. He’s built it, from stock, into a capable street machine with some drag-racing touches.

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Story | Mustang Week 2018: BFGoodrich® Tires Autocross School

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We headed to Myrtle Beach Speedway to kick off Mustang Week 2018 the only way we know how: by driving the snot out of some cars. The friendly pros from Ford Performance Racing School were on hand to teach a morning and afternoon session of Autocross 101.

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