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AD INDEX APPAREL

Sole Performance (800-944-2755) ............................... 35

BANNERS & SIGNS

JD Built (760-392-0844) ................................................ 17 SignArt (760-940-1939) ................................................. 21

BUGGIES, SAND/OFF ROAD CARS

CONTENTS FEATURES

Sherri’s Turn..........................................................6 Letters....................................................................7 Dirtbits ...................................................................8 Off Road Dads..................................................... 11 Coming Events ...................................................14 Blast from the Past .............................................18 4x4 Coach............................................................19 Dr. De Forest’s Off Road Health Tips ................20 EPA Abuse ...........................................................21 SDORC News .....................................................22 Warfighters in Flyer 22 Conquer Baja...............25 Classified Ads ............................................... 37-38 Your Faithfulness ...............................................38

COMPETITION

SNORE Motion Tire 300.........................................23 CALVMX Flat Track ................................................24 Long Beach Stadium Super Trucks.....................26 AZOP Winslow ......................................................27 BF Goodrich Tires Mint 400 ..................................28 CALVMX Vintage Motocross ................................29 AMA District 38 Easter Egg Scramble .................30 AMA Kenda SRT West Hare Scramble ................32 SRA Grand Prix ......................................................33 MORE Transaxle Engineering Challenge............34 SCFTA Flat Track....................................................36

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Axia Alloys (440-216-6266).......................................... 19 B&R Buggie (760-722-1266) ......................................... 15 Benco VW Racing Transaxles (951-339-5900) ............. 7 Berrien Buggy (717-774-9450) ..................................... 39 Certified Metal Craft (619-593-3636)............................ 10 Crown (760-599-0090) .................................. Back Cover Howe Performance (619-561-7764) ............................. 35 JP Designs (619-448-5465) .......................................... 35 Outfront Motorsports (714-994-4422) ............................ 35 Paradise Motorsports (760-744-9081)............................ 35 Race Ready Products (619-691-9171) ............................. 8 Rhino USA (rhinousadeals.com) ................................... 3 Rod End Supply (913-768-1017) ..................................... 2 Stroh's Motorsports (928-941-2132).............................. 8 Stewart’s Race Works (619-449-9728) .......................... 35 US Chrome (866-922-5066) ............................................ 4

COMMUNICATIONS

Rugged Radios (888-541-7223) ................................... 39

EXHAUST

Warner’s Muffler (760-393-2240).................................. 35

HARDWARE

Axia Alloys (440-216-6266)........................................... 19 Bolts 4 U (760-736-0010) .............................................. 35 Crown (760-599-0090)................................... Back Cover Joe Hauler (800-504-2441) ........................................... 35 K-Surplus (619-474-6177)............................................... 6 Rod End Supply (913-768-1017) .................................... 2

HEAT TREATING

Certified Metal Craft (619-593-3636)............................ 31

LIGHTING

Acro Lights (562-320-2276) .......................................... 15

US Chrome (866-922-5066) ............................................ 4 Walker Evans Racing (888-933-7223).......................... 10

MOTORCYCLES & QUADS

C&D Cycle Center (858-277-3298) ............................... 22 Clairemont Cycle Supply (858-571-5531) ................... 21 Ceet Racing (760-599-0115) ......................................... 35 Coyne Powersports (760-353-2110) .............................. 3 Del Amo Motorsports of South Bay (619-420-2300) .. 32 Duncan Racing (619-258-6310)...................................... 5 Hi-Flite (760-599-0115) .................................................. 35 Muy Rapido (760-533-9389) ......................................... 35 Sole Performance (800-944-2755) ............................... 35

POWDER COATING

Coast Powder Coating (949-492-9037) ...................... 22 ECP Powder Coating (619-448-3932) ......................... 20 Electro Tech Powder Coating (760-746-0292) .................... 6 Olympic Coatings (800-630-9899) ............................... 19

PUBLICATIONS

S&S Off Road (760-767-4680) ..................................... 14

RACES & EVENTS

Big Bear Run (818-391-3083) ......................................... 9 CALVMX Flat Track (calvmx.net) ................................. 37

RACE FUEL/LUBRICANTS

NEO Synthetic Oil (562-595-7208) ............................... 31

RENTALS

Luv 2 Camp (888-898-CAMP) ....................................... 36 Quadstop Rentals (760-238-3839) ............... Back Cover Star RV Rentals (951-445-6447) .................................. 15

RESORTS, RV PARKS, HOTELS

Desert Ironwoods Resort (760-767-5670) ................... 35 Ocotillo Wells RV Park & Store (760-767-3811) ............ 7

RV STORAGE

Desert Ironwoods Resort (760-767-5670) ................... 35

RV SUPPLIES

Poles & Holders (562-946-9019) .................................... 9

SIDE-X-SIDE/UTV

B&R Buggie (760-722-1266) ......................................... 20 Clairemont Cycle Supply (858-571-5531) ................... 22 Coyne Powersports (760-353-2110) .............................. 3 Del Amo Motorsports of South Bay (619-420-2300) .. 32 Duncan Racing (619-258-6310)...................................... 5 Rhino USA (rhinousadeals.com) ................................... 3 Suspension Direct (714-464-2050) .............................. 31

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STORES in the DESERT

Desert Ironwoods Resort (760-767-5670) ................... 35 Ocotillo Wells RV Park & Store (760-767-3811) ............ 7

SUSPENSION

King Shocks (714-530-8701) ........................................ 35 MS Shocks (208-461-3339)........................................... 15 Pro-Prept (760-489-5774) ............................................. 35 Suspension Direct (714-464-2050) .............................. 31 Walker Evans Racing (888-933-7223).......................... 10

TRUCKS & 4WD

Axia Alloys (440-216-6266)........................................... 19 Autofab (619-562-1740) .................................................. 4 Certified Metal Craft (619-593-3636)............................ 10 Crown (760-599-0090)................................... Back Cover Race Ready Products (619-691-9171) ........................... 8 Rhino USA (rhinousadeals.com) ................................... 3 Rod End Supply (913-768-1017) .................................... 2 Stewart’s Race Works (619-449-9728) ........................ 35 US Chrome (866-922-5066) ............................................ 4

COVER (Top) Gary Taylor finished third Class 1450 at the SNORE Motion Tire 300 Photo by RnR Photos (Middle) CALVMX three wheeler flat track racing at Camp Lockett in Campo CA. From left to right: Julian Hoefert, Rocket Ric Mahlmeister, Matthew Carrick and Tom DeCrescente. Photo by Judd Neves (Bottom) Kart racers at the season opener for CALVMX flat track in April 2018. #56 Dale Durbin in an Invader, #55 Everett Hartsuyker in an Arrow and #3 Andy Phillips in a Monza Photo by Judd Neves CONTENTS Curt Leduc racing in the Trick Truck class at the BF Goodrich Mint 400. Along with co-drivers Bradley Morris, Peter Punderson and Jeff Dolan the group finished 29th in the large class. Photo by RnR Photos


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Track BBQ chicken sandwiches with garden fresh tomatoes (or whatever it was her husband Wayne had named them) and the hot dogs. Periodically she’d call out and tell me how many dogs she had done and ask me if I needed more. I was supposed to keep her informed of pending orders; refill the tubs of ice with drinks when they ran low and hand out candy and food as people ordered it. That would have worked fine if the people would have cooperated. But what they did was all gather in a group somewhere off to the side where we couldn’t see them and then about 20 people would line up all at once at the window. “What can I get for you?” I’d say. “A Diet Coke, two hot dogs--what do you want, son?--an ice tea? Do you have ice tea? Make that two ice teas, never mind the Diet Coke, and let’s have three hot dogs instead of two and what kind of candy did you want son?--they have--what kind of candy do you have?-oh, look over here, son--here’s all the wrappers on the menu board--see what they have--what do you want son?” Son would say “Mmm, umm, I’m thinking . . . .” “Hurry up son, people are waiting, what kind of candy do you want--how about the chocolate? Do you want the chocolate? No, how about the Starbursts? Mmm-mmm Starbursts are good, do you want Starbursts?” Then back to me. “Okay we’ll have Starbursts with everything else.” Everything else? I got so busy wondering what kind of candy the kid was going to pick and how long it would take him to pick it that I forgot about the rest of the order. “What did you say you wanted?” “Ice tea, two cans, three hot dogs.” “Three hot dogs, Carol!” Oops. Forgot to replenish the tea in the ice tub. “I’m sorry, the tea isn’t cold, do you want something else?” Well it got worse as the night went on. We ran out of chocolate candy; and we ran out of Starbursts and we ran out of hot dogs and hot dog buns. Not only was I not very good in the food department, but I failed miserably

Sherri’s A trip back in time to the old Temecula CA short track. Reprinted from May 2005.

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ow hard could it be to sell a hot dog? That’s what I thought a few years back when a friend asked me if I wanted to work in the snack bar with her at an upcoming race. My biggest problem, I thought, was wondering if I would even be at the race. So I hemmed and hawed and after a week or two it looked like we were going to the race for sure and I said I’d be glad to help. Did I say “glad”? That was before I knew I was not gifted in the area of selling hot dogs. That was before I gained a new appreciation for people who work behind the counters of fast food restaurants, snack bars and ice cream parlors. The snack bar was not an actual building. More of a big box. Wooden, not cardboard. It had holes in it. A really big hole with a counter to serve people. A hole on the side so wind could come gushing in and blow things over. And a hole in the back for a door so unsuspecting volunteers like myself could step inside and make a fool of themselves for four hours. Well make that three hours and 20 minutes. Because every time someone I knew was racing, I went running out the back door, across the roadway and up to the fence to watch the race. It would go something like this. Carol was cooking and putting together the Aunt Janey’s Super Special Flat

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in the information department too. Along with trying to keep orders straight; keep the cooler replenished; and keep track of what we were out of so I could mark it off the menu; I got asked all kinds of questions: How long has this track been here? Is there development slated for this area? How much longer do you think this track will be here? What kind of bikes are out on the track now? How many heats are there tonight? How much does it cost to race here? How long has this group been together that’s putting on the races? When is the next race? Where can I get a copy of a race schedule? What other places around here do they do these kinds of races? What year are the bikes that are out there running right now? I had one pat answer: “I don’t know. Do you want a hot dog?” To comfort myself I silently practiced answering the question that I knew would come at the end of the evening. “No, Carol, I don’t want to work in the snack bar again.” I repeated it silently over and over. Fortunately everyone was incredibly patient. We didn’t hear one complaint. Unless you count the guy who came up, looked us over, looked the snack bar over and smirked “So this is the snack bar!” and walked away. And then came the inevitable question. “Do you want to work in the snack bar again at the next race?” Carol asked as we cleaned up. I looked her straight in the eye and said, “Okay.” E

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Letters

Team 6 U.S. Army Rough Rider 100

Hey guys, I just saw Jeremy Newton’s post on Linked-In with your magazine information – we want in! We put on the U.S. Army Rough Rider 100 in Prescott, AZ www.roughrider100.com and would be interested in S&S ORM as we head into the 2019 event!!! With $10,000 up for grabs, 45 of the best off-road racers in America came to Prescott Valley to take my money! Taylor Robert, Kendall Norman, Max Gerston, Mitch Carvolth, even the incredible Shelby Turner and Nicole Bradford came to take the title of 2018 Rough Rider Champion! Here’s just one recap of the race https://youtu.be/ na0EaLIzuCM Please add Team6 Events to your mailing list – count us in!! Cheers, Mike Johns Team6 Events Mike@Team6Events.com www.Team6Events.com

– the price is good and they seem fine. Will be looking for more of your articles – thank you. David Bradshaw Holtville CA David, I appreciate the feedback. I suggest you crack a window in the vehicle for fresh air and only use the heater to warm up before you crawl into a sleeping bag. Here is an article that might be related: https://www.4x4training.com/w/how-tosurvive-in-your-vehicle-stuck-in-snow/ Regards, Tom Severin, President Badland Off-Road Adventures, Inc. E

Question for the 4x4 Coach

Hello Tom, Thanks for the informative article in the S&S Off Road magazine (4x4 Coach, March 2018). My friend from my hometown and I love to camp and enjoy the Eastern Sierra which can get very cold. I may look into a heater. How would that work in an enclosed area like a Jeep Grand Cherokee – assume run it 15 mins then warm up then turn off the heater – but does any CO2 remain? Or would it be safe? Tent has more air movement but I love the enclosed cab and would try if you have any insight. What I found interesting was that I thought I was the only one using moving blankets from Harbor Freight! I guess not

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equipped car 12. Butch Jensen took third in Evolution Unlimited Buggy in his Albins AGB-equipped car 25. Overall, the NORRA Mexican 1000 is a fun test for anyone ready to pit their vehicle, skills and preparation against everything the Baja Peninsula has to offer. We’re looking forward to the next one.

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five day event. The drivers do however vehicles that expand the possibilities of compete in timed stages among several desert racing. Tom Bird drove his Weddle vehicle classes. While it may not be the HV24-equipped Porsche Challenger endless grueling test of endurance offered 914 to first place in the Legend Bugs by the legendary Baja 1000, drivers are class. Los Osos’ GoWesty crew took first pitted against Baja's toughest silt, highand second in the Evolution RV Class speed desert crossings, in two 4WD river beds, washes, ditches VW Vanagon and drop-offs during the Syncros with 1300 plus mile event. This Lucas Valdez year, the rally zig zagged piloting 421 and from Pacific to Gulf Ned Bacon in along the peninsula with control of 422. stage starts at Ensenada, BITD veteran San Felipe, Bahia de Los Lee Banning Angeles, Loreto, and La took first in the Paz with a finish in San Evolution PreJose del Cabo. run Buggy Class Weddle-equipped in an Albins Tom Bird's Weddle HV24-equipped Porsche cars were well represented Challenger 914 AGB-equipped across several classes. 1248. Though the familiar buggies and trucks Weddle-equipped vehicles also were present, the NORRA Mexican earned some great results in more familiar 1000 attracts a range of vehicles from buggies. Matt Park took second in the vintage racers to out-of-the box specialty Challenger Buggy class in Weddle HV25-

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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 on Oct. 11th to 14th 2018 in Laughlin, Nevada. The Laughlin Desert Classic UTV Night Race will kick off a weekend of racing activities and will be held on Thursday night Oct. 11th, 2018 and presented by Baja Designs “The Scientists of Lighting”. This marks the first 100%-night race in Best in the Desert’s long and storied history of promoting off-road races and it’s only fitting that Baja Designs, one of the most recognized names in off road lighting, presents this historic event. “We are very excited to be adding the UTV night race to what is already a packed weekend of racing activities at Laughlin,” commented Best in the Desert Operations Manager Donald Jackson. “And to have Baja Designs as the presenting sponsor is just icing on the cake. The UTV class is one of the fastest growing classes in all off-road racing and deserves to have a stand-alone event of its own.” “We are very pleased to be able to sponsor such a historic event for Best in the Desert and the UTV community,” commented Baja Designs' Sports Marketing & Events Coordinator, Dan Eckardt. “We are enthusiasts and racers ourselves and see this as a great opportunity to showcase our support for our customers and off-road racing in general. Plus there is no better way to test our products than under the extreme conditions of actual competition.” The Method Wheels Laughlin Desert Classic by Polaris and the UTV Night Race presented by Baja Designs will be the 7th round of Best in the Desert’s 2018


“The American Off-Road Racing Series� and is sure to be an instant classic. With racing for cars, trucks and now UTVs as well, it will no doubt be an action packed weekend at the river.

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Fame Heritage Award, presented at the Quail Motorcycle Gathering

in Carmel, Calif., on May 5, went to a 1971 Honda CT-70 owned by Californian Steve Mast. The crystal engraved award platter from Tiffany & Co. was presented to Mast by AMA Advertising Director Steve Gotoski. "Sunny California skies helped bring out 3,000 enthusiastic motorcycle fans, along with 350 unique motorcycles on display at the 10th anniversary of The Quail Motorcycle Gathering at the Quail Lodge & Golf Club," said Quail Lodge & Golf Club Director of Motorsports

Gordon McCall. "Half a dozen AMA Hall of Famers were in attendance, as well, including the recipient of the Quail 'Legend of the Sport,' Arlen Ness. With an award presentation of their own, the AMA was all hands on deck at the show, continuing with a great partnership with The Quail." The AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Heritage Award recognizes a model that best represents a contribution or contributions that AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famers have made to the growth of American motorcycling. The selection is made by a committee of attending Hall of Famers. This year's winner, popularly known as the Honda Trail 70, pays homage to Continued on page 10

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Mast said that he owned a blue 1971 Honda CT-70 when he was a child and tried to find his original bike before buying this award winner. He said the bike is street legal and ridden regularly. In addition to presenting the heritage award, the AMA was on location to greet supporters, sell memberships and provide information about the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame. "We are looking forward to building on our relationship with the AMA, as we

start planning for our 2019 show next 8/22/16 9:22 AM May 4," McCall said.

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job at hand, hands-free! The patented technology integrates an extremely durable, Kevlar Knit glove with a cuttingedge LED light strip featuring 6 LEDs with varied brightness settings. The LED push button switch can deliver either 124 lumens (bright) on the low setting or 240 lumens (super-bright) on the high setting while providing 20 hours of continuous use powered by two (2) Lithium Coin Cell #CR2032 batteries (included). Available in Full Finger or Fingerless models, Large or Extra Large sizes. Just $79.95 a pair, either model. For more information email info@ledlife.us or call (928) 220-5147 E


Happy Father's Day to the best dad ever. Known, loved and missed by so many. Dwayne and Kerry Pettit, 1978, in front of Motorcycles Unlimited in Vista CA

My husband Darren Johnson works on our entire neighborhood’s fleet of kids bikes. If anyone has a problem or question he is always there to help and make sure the kids have their bikes going. He has even started our one-year-old son off on an electric dirt bike. Our children are very blessed to have him supporting them. - Kristalyn Worth, San Andreas CA This is my son Will

Rice from Huntington Beach. He is a great off road dad to my Grandkids, Lea (shown here) and Pauly. Both are hardened Desert Veterans. He taught both of them to ride when they were barely 3 years old. The excitement on their faces when they're riding is priceless. - Greg Rice, Midway City CA

My husband taking my son to the starting gate for his first motocross race. - Randi Schaller, Imperial CA

This photo was taken at Ascot Raceway or as most knew it as Ascot Park. It was my very first pro novice race. It was back in 1979. My Dad’s name is Larry Meyer but a lot of people knew him as Crazy Larry because of some of the crazy things he would come up with. He was loved by a lot of people that knew him. He passed away back in 1993. I miss him everyday. - Ben Meyer #25, Chula Vista CA

This is my dad flagging the rest of the racers after I flipped my Tri Z at Camp Lockett flat track. He's a great flagger and a better father. Love you Dad! - Julian Hoefert, Chula Vista CA My off road hero. This guy taught me everything I know. He has supported me throughout the years like nobody else. Today at 86 he still lives to go to Baja. - Dave Simpson, Corona CA

The love between these two is incredible! To be able to share this passion is a dream come true for Brad. Carson is following in Dad's footsteps! Happy Father's Day! We love you! - Kristy Millikan, Queen Creek AZ

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COMING EVENTS

Clean-ups & Trail Work • Desert Racing • Dual Sport • Endurance Races • Endurocross • Enduros • Flat Track 4WD Events • 4WD Training • Fun Runs • GP’s • Motocross • Off Road Shows • Quad Racing • Quad Training • Rock Crawling Sand Drags • Short Course • Speedway • Supercross • Trials • UTV • Vintage Motocross

CLEAN-UPS, TRAIL WORK

CLOVIS INDEPENDENT 4 WHEELERS www.clovis4x4.com EASTERN SIERRA 4 WHEEL DRIVE CLUB www.easternsierra4wdclub.com SAN DIEGO OFF ROAD COALITION www.sdorc.org 858-822-8274 SAND DUNES CLEAN UP www.uniteddesertgateway.org (760) 352-3681

DESERT RACING CARS & TRUCKS

ARIZONA OFF ROAD PROMOTIONS (623) 363-9665 www.arizonaoffroadpromotions.com Nov 17-18, 2018 - Gila Bend Grand Prix, Gila Bend AZ BEST IN THE DESERT (702) 457-5775 www.bitd.com Aug 15-18, 2018 - General Tire Vegas to Reno Oct 11-14, 2018 - Method Race Wheels Laughlin Desert Classic, Laughlin NV Nov 29 - Dec 2, 2018 - Pahrump Nugget 250, Pahrump NV

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CODE OFF ROAD (01152) (686) 553-40-87 www.codeoffroad.com.mx Jul 27-29, 2018 - Kendall Motrix Grand Prix, Tecate BC Oct 11-14, 2018 - Mexicana Logistics 500 Nov 30 - Dec 2, 2018 - Polaris Baja 275 M.O.R.E. www.moreracing.net (760) 253-4453 Jul 21, 2018 - Sierra LED 250, Barstow CA Sept 29, 2018 - PCI Race Radios 300, Lucerne Valley CA Oct 19-21, 2018 - Jack and Jill Race Towards a Cure, Glen Helen Raceway, San Bernardino CA Dec 7-9, 2018 - Jamar Championship Series Finale, SNORE/MORE Rage at the River, Laughlin NV

SCORE (818) 225-8402 www.score-international.com May 30 - Jun 3, 2018 - 50th SCORE Baja 500 Sept 19-23, 2018 - Tijuana 22nd SCORE Desert Challenge Nov 14-18, 2018 - 51st SCORE Baja 1000 SNORE (702) 452-4522 www.snoreracing.net Jun 8-9, 2018 - Caliente 250, Caliente NV Aug 3-4, 2018 - KC Hilites Midnight Special, Jean NV Oct 5-6, 2018 - SNORE 250, Beatty NV Dec 7-9, 2018 - Rage at the River, Laughlin NV

NORRA (805) 390-1671 www.norra.com

SADR (SOUTHERN ARIZONA DESERT RACING) 520-747-0490 www.racesadr.com Oct 5-6, 2018 - Cholla 250 Nov 30-Dec 1, 2018 - Point to Point the long way

RECORD OFF ROAD 646-176-16-37 www.recordoffroad.com Jun 22-24, 2018 - King Shocks Ensenada San Felipe 250 Oct 5-6, 2018 - San Vicente 200 Dec 14-16, 2018 - Race Ready 250 Coast to Coast

TEXAS DESERT RACING ASSOCIATION (361) 522-3520 www.texasdesertracing.com Jul 13-15, 2018 - The Scientist of Lighting Baja DesignsTexana 180 Sept 7-8, 2018 - Texana 250 Oct 26-27, 2018 - Lonestar 250, Notrees TX

DESERT RACING MOTORCYCLES & QUADS

AMA DISTRICT 37 (714) 747-1211 www.district37ama.org Jun 2-3, 2018 - RHR Dual Euro Scrambles, North Anderson OHV, Lucerne Valley CA Jun 9, 2018 - Prairie Dogs Last Dog Standing, Glen Helen Raceway, San Bernardino CA Sept 15-16, 2018 - 4 Aces MC Dual Euro Scrambles, Spangler OHV, Ridgecrest CA Sept 29, 2018 - Shamrocks Dual Euro Scrambles, Charlie's Place, Ridgecrest CA Oct 14, 2018 - Checkeres Hare & Hound, Johnson Valley CA Oct 20, 2018 - Invaders Desert Scrambles, Red Mountain CA Nov 10-11, 2018 - 100's MC National Hare & Hound, Johnson Valley CA AMA DISTRICT 38 OFF ROAD DIVISION (619) 562-1993 www.amad38.com Races held in the Imperial County desert near El Centro CA Bike & ATV Schedule Sept 29, 2018 - Roadrunner Rattlesnake Chase, Superstition Oct 13, 2018 - I-8 Monster Mash, Dip Nov 10, 2018 - Full Throttle Plaster City Dash, Plaster City East

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Dec 8, 2018 - Roadrunner Christmas Classic, Lakebed UTV Schedule Oct 13, 2018 - I8 Monster Mash, Dip Nov 10, 2018 - Full Throttle Plaster City Dash, Plaster City East Dec 9, 2018 - Roadrunner Christmas Classic, Lakebed AMA NATIONAL HARE & HOUND www.NationalHareandHound.com Jul 28-29, 2018 - Round 6, Wyoming Aug 11-12, 2018 - Round 7, Big Sandy, MT Aug 25, 2018 - Round 8, Silver State Trail Blazers, AMA MRAN, Panaca NV Oct 13-14, 2018 - Round 9, Checkers MC, AMA District 37, TBD, California Oct 27-28, 2018 - Round 10, 100s MC, AMA District 37, Lucerne Valley CA AMA WEST HARE SCRAMBLES www.westharescramble.com Jun 23-24, 2018 - Round 6, Bellingham WA Oct 6-7, 2018 - Round 7, Silverwater OK - East vs. West Oct 20-21, 2018 - Round 8, Truckee (Norden) CA TBA - Round 9, California AMRA ARIZONA MOTORCYCLE RIDERS ASSOCIATION www.amraracing.com

ARIZONA OFF ROAD PROMOTIONS (623) 363-9665 www.arizonaoffroadpromotions.com Jul 28-29, 2018 - Cinder Mountain Hare Scrambles, Flagstaff AZ Aug 18, 2018 - Lynx Creek Hare Scrambles, Prescott Valley AZ BEST IN THE DESERT (702) 457-5775 www.bitd.com Aug 15-18, 2018 - General Tire, Vegas to Reno CODE OFF ROAD (01152) (686) 553-40-87 www.codeoffroad.com.mx Jul 27-29, 2018 - Kendall Motrix Grand Prix, Tecate BC Oct 11-14, 2018 - Mexicana Logistics 500 Nov 30 - Dec 2, 2018 - Polaris Baja 275 NORRA (661) 268-1232 www.norra.com RECORD OFF ROAD 646-176-16-37 www.recordoffroad.com Jun 22-24, 2018 - King Shocks Ensenada San Felipe 250 Oct 5-6, 2018 - San Vicente 200 Dec 14-16, 2018 - Race Ready 250 Coast to Coast SCORE (818) 225-8402 www.score-international.com May 30 - Jun 3, 2018 - 50th SCORE Baja 500 Sept 19-23, 2018 - Tijuana 22nd SCORE Desert Challenge Nov 14-18, 2018 - 51st SCORE Baja 1000

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TEXAS DESERT RACING ASSOCIATION (361) 522-3520 www.texasdesertracing.com Jul 13-15, 2018 - Texana 200 Oct 26-28, 2018 - Lonestar 250

ENDUROCROSS

ZR PROMOTIONS (686) 564-6653 www.zrpromo.com Jun 30, 2018 - V Metal Aug 18-19, 2018 - Santa Veronica GP Oct 20-21, 2018 - ZR Grand Prix Campeones

GEICO AMA ENDUROCROSS www.endurocross.com Aug 25, 2018 - Prescott AZ Sept 15, 2018 - Costa Mesa CA Sept 22, 2018 - Reno NV Oct 20, 2018 - Denver CO Oct 27, 2018 - Everett WA Nov 3, 2018 - Nampa ID

DUAL SPORT

Dual sport rides are designed for street-legal, licensed motorcycles that are capable of being ridden on dirt roads and trails BIG BEAR TRAIL RIDERS MC www.bigbeartrailriders.com 818-391-3083 Jun 23-24, 2018 - 24th Annual Big Bear Run CAL POLY PENGUINS MC www.penguinsds.com 775-781-7845 COUNTDOWN www.mex2can.com 775-884-0399 Mexico to Canada Dual Sport Ride Aug 17-24, 2018 - Mex2Can 2nd Half, Countdown, Fallon NV Jul 14-15, 2018 - Topaz 600, Countdown, Topaz NV Sept 28-30, 2018 - Trans-Sierra, Countdown, Topaz NV CRAWDAD OFF ROAD EVENTS www.crawdadoffroadevents.com D-37 DUAL SPORT (626) 446-7386 www.district37ama.org/dualsport/ Jun 9, 2018 - Gold Rush Ride, Prospectors MC, Lebec CA Jun 23-24, 2018 - Big Bear Run, Big Bear Trail Riders, Big Bear CA Jul 7-8, 2018 - Topaz 600, Countdown, Topaz NV Nov 23-24, 2018 - LA Barstow to Vegas Day Ride DUAL SPORT WEST www.dualsportwest.com 775-884-0399 Jul 14-15, 2018 - Topaz 600, Countdown, Topaz NV Aug 17-24, 2018 - Mex2Can 2nd Half, Countdown, Fallon NV Sept 28-30, 2018 - Trans-Sierra, Countdown, Topaz NV Sept 2018 - Alpine Trails, Chaparrals MC, Jawbone Canyon CA Sept 2018 - Buckhorn, Redding Dirt Riders, Basshole Bar, Lakehead CA Sept 2018 - Ride Reno 200, Dust Devils, Boomtown, Verdi NV Oct 2018 - Howlin' at the Moon, Arizona Trail Riders, Prescott Valley Nov 3-4, 2018 - China Lake 300 DUST DEVILS MC www.dustdevilsmc.com FAMILY OFF ROAD ADVENTURES www.familyoffroadadventures.com 209-649-3633 Sept 22-23, 2017 - Yosemite Dual Sport Adventure ORANGE COUNTY DUALIES www.dualies.com 562-243-3301 Nov 3, 2018 - Palms to Pines, Banning CA SAN DIEGO ADVENTURE RIDERS www.dualsport-sd.com 619-825-6308 VENTURA COUNTY MOTORCYCLE CLUB www.venturacountymc.com 805-276-0156 Oct 12-14, 2018 - VCMC Bishop Dual Sport

ENDURANCE RACES

GLEN HELEN RACEWAY (909) 880-3090 www.glenhelen.com Ocr 13-14, 2018 - JBC 24 Hour Endurance

Off-Road motorcycle racing with obstacles such as rocks, logs, water, sand, jumps and tractor tires, sometimes held indoors.

ENDUROS

DISTRICT 37 (714) 539-2357 www.district37ama.org Sept 8, 2018 - Lost Coyotes Sprint Enduro, Spangler OHV, Ridgecrest CA Sept 23, 2018 - United MC Sprint Enduro, Johnson Valley OHV, Lucerne Valley CA

FLAT TRACK

AMERICAN FLAT TRACK www.americanflattrack.com Jun 2, 2018 - Red Mile, Lexington KY Jun 16, 2018 - OKC Mile, Oklahoma City OK Jun 30, 2018 - Lima Half-Mile, Lima OH Jul 7, 2018 - New York Short Track, Weedsport NY Aug 5, 2018 - Buffalo Chip TT, Sturgis SD Aug 7, 2018 - Peoria TT, Peoria IL Sept 2, 2018 - Springfield Mile II, Springfield IL Sept 8, 2018 - Williams Grove HalfMile, Mechanicsburg PA Sept 29, 2018 - Minnesota Mile, Shakopee MN Oct 6, 2018 - Meadowlands Mile, East Rutherford NJ AZ FLAT TRACK RACING (602) 320-9201 www.azflattrackracing.com CALVMX 619-500-2869 www.calvmx.net All events held at Camp Lockett Event & Equestrian Facility, Campo CA Jun 2-3, 2018 - Round 2 Jul 28-29, 2018 - Round 3 Aug 25-26, 2018 - Round 4 Sept 29-30, 2018 - Round 5 Oct 27-28, 2018 - Round 6 EDDIE MULDER’S WEST COAST DIRT TRACK SERIES (861) 944-1184 www. eddiemulderswcvdts.com QC FLAT TRACK (602) 577-1483 www.qcflattrack.com Jun 9, 2018 - Queen Creek AZ Jun 23, 2018 - Queen Creek AZ Jul 14, 2018 - Queen Creek AZ Jul 28, 2018 - Queen Creek AZ Aug 25, 2018 - Queen Creek AZ Sept 8, 2018 - Queen Creek AZ Dec 8-9, 2018 - December 2 Day Finals, Queen Creek AZ SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA FLAT TRACK ASSOCIATION (951) 443-7622 www.southerncaliforniaflattrack.com All races held at Perris Raceway, Perris CA Schedule subject to change due to weather Jun 9, 2018 - Round 4, SCFTA Championship Series Jul 14, 2018 - Round 5, SCFTA Championship Series Aug 11, 2018Round 6, SCFTA Championship Series Sept 8, 2018 Round 7, SCFTA Championship Series Oct 13, 2018 Round 8, SCFTA Championship Series Nov 10-11, 2018 - Rounds 9 & 10, SCFTA Championship Series

Dec 1, 2018 - Round 11, SCFTA Championship Series WESTERN FLAT TRACK (415) 320-7889 www.westernflattrack.com Jun 30 2018 - Short Track, Santa Rosa CA Jul 14, 2018 - 1/2 Mile, Humboldt CA Aug 25, 2018 - Short Track, Carson City NV Sept 7, 2018 - 1/4 Mile, Kings Speedway, Hanford CA

4WD CLUBS

BADLANDS OFF ROAD ADVENTURES www.4x4training.com Jun 22, 2018 - Summer Fest/Field Day, Frazier Park CA, 3 days Aug 13, 2018 - Rubicon Trail Adventure, Lake Tahoe CA, 4 days Oct 5, 2018 - Borrego Fest, Borrego Springs CA, 3 days Oct 19, 2018 - Death Valley Adventure, Ridgecrest CA, 4 days Nov 24, 2018 - Thanksgiving Adventure, Mojave CA, 2 days CALIFORNIA 4WD ASSOCIATION INC. 1-8004x4-FUNN (916) 381-8300 www.cal4wheel.com Jun 15, 2018 - Hi-Landers 45th Poker Run, Rubicon Trail Jun 22-24 2018 - Moonlight Madness, Sierra National Forest, Sierra CA Jul 13-15, 2018 - Niagara Rim Poker Run, Stanilaus National Forest, Sonora CA Aug 9-12, 2018 - Sierra Trek, Truckee CA Aug 31 - Sept 3, 2018 - High Sierra Poker Run, Shaver Lake, CA CAPO VALLEY 4 WHEELERS www.cv4w.org Jun 22-24, 2018 - Monache Meadows Wheel & Fish DESERT DAWGS (951) 681-8608 www.desertdawgs.org DESERT SIDE TRACS www.dst4x4club.org DIABLO 4-WHEELERS www.diablo4wheelers.com (925) 682-5734 Jun 8-10, 2018 - Loop Trail Opening July 15, 2018 - 4 Wheel Parts Hollister Hills Customer Appreciation Day Aug 9-12, 2018 - Sierra Trek August Aug 10-12, 2018 - Bear Valley Loop (Sierra Trek) Sept 1-3, 2018 - High Sierra Poker Run Sept 21-23, 2018 - Loop Trail Closing Oct 19-20, 2018 - Operation Desert Fun Nov 9-11, 2018 - Panamint Valley Days EARLY BRONCOS LTD (1966-77 “Early” Ford Broncos) www.earlybronco.com Jun 8-10, 2018 - Big Bear Bronco Bash Nov 8-11, 2018 - Bronco Daze 2018

GEARED FOUR FUN 4WD CLUB (760) 751-9733 www.geared4fun.com HEMET JEEP CLUB www.hemetjeep club.com INLAND EMPIRE FOUR WHEELERS (909) 883-7219 www.ie4w.com Jun 15-17, 2018 - 21st Annual Forest Fest, Running Springs CA Jul 28, 2018 - All For Fun, Silverton CO

PARKER 4 WHEELERS (909) 239-1162 www.parker4 wheelers.net POINT MUGU 4WD CLUB, INC. (805) 241-5899 www.facebook.com/pages/PointMugu-4x4-Club/356896013416 RED ROCK 4-WHEELERS www.rr4w.com Sept 1-3, 2018 - Labor Day Safari, Moab UT

RIVERSIDE 4 WHEELERS www.riverside 4wheelers.net SAN DIEGO 4 WHEELERS www.sd4wheel.com SCOUTS WEST 4WDC (619) 477-6156; (562) 902-8559 www.scoutswest.com

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JEEP BLITZ www.jeepblitz. com (530) 333-4771 JUST RUNS (619) 579-7120 www.justruns.com Check the justruns.com schedule regularly. Often runs are added/changed at the last minute. Jul 9-12, 2018 - Monache Meadows/Sherman Jeep Trail Sept 9-15, 2018 - Paiute Trail, Utah

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SONS OF THUNDER 4-WHEELERS (949) 830-8254 www.sonsofthunder4x4.com Jun 22-24, 2018 - Jawbone Jul 28, 2018 - Pilot Rock Aug 24-26, 2018 - Big Bear Sept 29, 2018 - Horse Thief Canyon Oct 27, 2018 - Cleghorn Night Run Nov 23-24, 2018 - Partial Mojave Road Dec TBD - Christmas Party TIERRA DEL SOL www.tds4x4.com Aug 6-11, 2018 - Pismo Dunes, Oceano CA Mar 1-3, 2019 - 2019 TDS Desert Safari VEGAS VALLEY 4 WHEELERS (702) 558-5786 www.vv4w.org VICTOR VALLEY 4 WHEELERS www.victorvalley 4wheelers.com Oct 2018 - 27th Annual Fun in the Desert, Johnson Valley CA WILLYS OVERLAND MOAB RALLY (714) 478-1867 www.willysrally.com

4WD TRAINING

BADLANDS OFF ROAD ADVENTURES www.4x4training.com Jun 9-10, 2018 - Getting Started Off Road Driving Clinic, Gorman CA Jun 16, 2018 - Rock Driving Clinic, Lucerne Valley CA Jul 14-15, 2018 - Getting Started Off Road Driving Clinic, Gorman CA Jul 21, 2018 - Rock Driving Clinic, Lucerne Valley CA Aug 4-5, 2018 - Getting Started Off Road Driving Clinic, Gorman CA

Aug 25, 2018 - Sand & Dunes Off Road Driving Clinic, Oceano Dunes, Pismo CA Sept 15-16, 2018 - Getting Started Off Road Driving Clinic, Gorman CA Sept 22, 2018 - Winch Clinic, Mojave or Borrego (call for location) Oct 13-14, 2018 - Getting Started Off Road Driving Clinic, Gorman CA Oct 20-21, 2018 - Getting Started Off Road Driving Clinic, Borrego Springs CA Nov 3-4, 2018 - Getting Started Off Road Driving Clinic, Gorman CA Nov 17-18, 2018 - Getting Started Off Road Driving Clinic, Borrego Springs CA Dec 1-2, 2018 - Getting Started Off Road Driving Clinic, Gorman CA Dec 8-9, 2018 - Getting Started Off Road Driving Clinic, Borrego Springs CA

FUN RUNS

BARSTOW POKER RUN (760) 252-3093 www.barstowpokerrun.com CORVA (800) 42-CORVA www.corva.org DESERT IRONWOODS RESORT 760-767-5670 www.desertironwoods.com Jun 9, 2017 - Pool Party Potluck MORONGO BASIN SEARCH & RESCUE (760) 749-6321 www.desertrun.org PARKER 4 WHEELERS (909) 239-1162 www.parker4wheelers.net REDDING DIRT RIDERS www.reddingdirtriders.com

SAN DIEGO OFF ROAD COALITION 858-822-8274 www.sdorc.org SOBOBA RIDES, San Jacinto CA (951) 654-9436 www.sobobarides.biz

G.P.’S

AMA DISTRICT 37 (714) 539-2357 www.district37ama.org Oct 6-7, 2018 - Viewfinders GP, Ridgecrest CA Nov 3-4, 2018 - Prospectors GP, Gorman CA Dec 1-2, 2018 - Vikings GP, Lake Havasu AZ AMA DISTRICT 38 OFF ROAD DIVISION (619) 562-1993 www.amad38.com AMRA ARIZONA MOTORCYCLE RIDERS ASSOCIATION www.amraracing.com ARIZONA OFF ROAD PROMOTIONS (623) 363-9665 www.arizonaoffroadpromotions.com Jun 30-Jun 1, 2018 - Mormon Lake Grand Prix, Mormon Lake AZ Oct 13-14, 2018 - Payson Grand Prix, Payson AZ Nov 3-4, 2018 - Crazy Horse Grand Prix, Lake Havasu City AZ Nov 17-18, 2018 - Gila Bend Grand Prix, Gila Bend AZ Dec 5, 2018 - Christmas Grand Prix, Peoria AZ BIG 6 (562) 423-1889 Ride Hotline (714) 539-2357 www.big6racing.com Oct 6-7, 2018 - Viewfinders GP, Ridgecrest CA Nov 3-4, 2018 - Prospectors GP, Gorman CA Dec 1-2, 2018 - Vikings GP, Lake Havasu AZ

DIRT SERIES (909) 800-9820 www.elsinore grandprix.com Nov 8-11, 2018 - Elsinore Grand Prix, Lake Elsinore CA FIRE & POLICE MOTOCROSS www.firepolice mx.com Dec 11, 2018 - Christmas GP, Glen Helen Raceway, San Bernardino CA GLEN HELEN RACEWAY (909) 880-3090 San Bernardino www.glenhelen.com Jun 24, 2018 - SRA Grand Prix Jul 22, 2018 - SRA Grand Prix Aug 26, 2018 - SRA Grand Prix Sept 30, 2018 - SRA Grand Prix Oct 28, 2018 - SRA Grand Prix Nov 11, 2018 - SRA Grand Prix Dec 16, 2018 - SRA Grand Prix LACR MX, Palmdale CA (661) 754-3366 www.lacr.mx LOS ANCIANOS MC CLUB www.losancianos.com REDDING DIRT RIDERS www.reddingdirtriders.com SRA (714) 957-2985 www.sragp.com Motorcycles, Quads, UTVs All events held at Glen Helen Raceway, Devore CA Jun 22, 2018 - Grand Prix Jul 22, 2018 - Grand Prix Aug 26, 2018 - Grand Prix Sept 30, 2018 - Grand Prix Oct 28, 2018 - Grand Prix Nov 11, 2018 - Grand Prix Dec 16, 2018 - Sparks of Love Race, no points ZR PROMOTIONS (686) 564-6653 www.zrpromo.com Jun 30, 2018 - V Metal Aug 18-19, 2018 - Santa Veronica GP Oct 20-21, 2018 - ZR Grand Prix Campeones

MOTOCROSS

Also see Vintage Motocross Category 333 MX PARK (949) 228-0546 www.facebook.com/thewestmx AMA AMATEUR NATIONAL MX REGIONAL www.mxsports.com Jun 2-3, 2018 - Mid-West Regional, Prairie City OHV, Rancho Cordova CA Jun 9-10, 2018 - Southwest Regional, Pala Raceway, Pala CA Jul 30-Aug 4, 2018 - Amateur National Motocross, Hurricane Mills TN AMA LUCAS OIL PRO MX CHAMPIONSHIP www.mxnationals.com Jun 2, 2018 - Thunder Valley National, Lakewood CO Jun 16, 2018 - High Point National, Mt. Morris PA Jun 23, 2018 - Tennessee National, Blountville TN Jun 30, 2018 - Southwick National, Southwick MA Jul 7, 2018 - RedBud National, Buchanan MI Jul 21, 2018 - Spring Creek National, Milville MN Jul 28, 2018 - Washougal National, Washougal WA Aug 11, 2018 - Unaadilla National, Berlin NY Aug 18, 2018 - Budds Creek National, Mechanicsville MD Aug 25, 2018 - Ironman National, Crawfordsville IN AME MINICROSS www.americanminicrossenterprises.com All races held at Milestone MX, Riverside CA Jun 9, 2018 - Round 2, Amateur Mini-cross Racing Jun 16, 2018 - Round 3, Amateur Mini-cross Racing Jun 23, 2018 - Round 4, Amateur Mini-cross Racing Jun 30, 2018 - Round 5, Amateur Mini-cross Racing Jul 14, 2018 - Round 6, Amateur Mini-cross Racing

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CAHUILLA CREEK MX TRACK (951) 471-6135 Anza CA www. cahuillacreek motocross.com COMPETITIVE EDGE Hesperia CA www.ridecemx.com (760) 947-9054 DT1 MX Park Tulare CA (559) 685-0503 www.dt1mxpark.com FIRE & POLICE MOTOCROSS (760) 586-5320 www.firepolicemx.com Jun 21-23, 2018 - Fire Police Benefit MX, Tippecone OH Oct 8-9, 2018 - Rounds 5&6, Glen Helen Raceway, Devore CA GLEN HELEN RACEWAY, Devore CA (909) 880-3090, San Bernardino www.glenhelen.com Jun 3, 2018 - TWMX Jun 9, 2018 - Last Dog Standing Jun 10, 2018 - Dirt Series/ARX Jun 16, 2018 - REM MX Jun 30, 2018- REM MX INTERNATIONAL OLDTIMER MOTOCROSS www.oldtimermx.com Jun 9-10, 2018 - Sierra OTMX, Prairie City, Rancho Cordova CA Jul -8, 2018 - Oregon OTMX, Washougal MX Park, Washougal WA Jul 14-15, 2018 - Washington OTMX, Ward Creek, Raymond WA Aug 4-5, 2018 - BC OTMX, Agassiz BC Aug 11-12, 2018 - Alberta OTMX, Antler Lake, Edmonton Alberta Sept 22-23, 2018 - Idaho OTMX, Owyhee MX, Boise ID LA PLAYA MOTOCROSS Rosarito, Mexico (619) 819 6323 www.facebook.com/ laplayamotocross LACR MX, Palmdale CA (661) 754-3366 www.lacr.mx Jun 3, 2018 - SoCal MX Summer, Round 1 Jun 3, 2018 - SoCal OTMX Races Jun 10, 2018 - OTMX Races Jul 22, 2018 - SoCal MX Summer Series MILESTONE RANCH MX PARK, Riverside CA (951) 686-4669 www.milestonemx.com Aug 5, 2018 - Terra Firma Round 3 Sept 7-9, 2018 - Slam Fest 2018 Oct 14, 2018 - Fall Classic, Round 3 Oct 25-28, 2018 - Mini Majors 2018 OVER THE HILL GANG (310) 373-4506 www.overthehillgang.org Jun 10, 2018 - LA County Raceway, Palmdale CA Jun 24, 2018 - SRA Grand Prix, Glen Helen Raceway, San Bernardino CA Jul 7, 2018 - Ride Day Aug 26, 2018 - Perris Raceway, Perris CA Sept 1-2, 2018 - Bay Nationals, Hollister Hills, Hollister CA Sept 16, 2018 - Milestone MX, Riverside CA Sept 30, 2018 - Cal City, South National Warm-Up Race Oct 13-14, 2018 - South National, California City CA Oct 21, 2018 - Sunrise MX Park, Adelanto CA Oct 28, 2018 - Perris MX, Perris CA Nov 10-11, 2018 - Valley National, DT1 MX Park, Tulare CA Nov 18, 2018 - Comp Edge MX Park, Hesperia CA Dec 2, 2018 - Toy Drive, Glen Helen Raceway, San Bernardino CA

Jun 30, 2018 - Saturday Motocross Jul 7, 2018 - Saturday Motocross Jul 14, 2018 - Saturday Motocross Jul 21, 2018 - Saturday Motocross Jul 28, 2018 - Saturday Motocross SHORTY'S SPORTS PARK LLC Blythe CA (541) 761-7311 www.facebook.com/ shortyssportspark SOCAL OLD TIMERS MX CLUB (714) 261-3656 www.socalotmx.org Jun 3, 2018- LACR, Palmdale CA Jun 8-9, 2018 - Sierra International, Prairie City OHV Jun 24, 2018 - Milestone, Riverside CA Jul 7-8, 2018 - Oregon International, Washougal Jul 15, 2018 - Glen Helen Raceway, Devore CA Jul 22, 2018 - Cahuilla Creek, Anza CA Aug 12, 2018 - Glen Helen Raceway, Devore SOCAL CHAMPIONSHIP MOTOCROSS SERIES (562) 225-0429 www.socalmxseries.com Jun 3, 2018 - Round 1, Summer Schedule, LACR, Palmdale CA Jun 10, 2018 - Round 2, Summer Schedule, Comp Edge, Hesperia CA Jul 1, 2018 - Round 3, Summer Schedule, Glen Helen, San Bernardino CA Jul 15, 2018 - Round 4, Summer Schedule, Prospectors MC, Quail Canyon MX, Gorman CA Jul 22, 2018 - Round 5, Summer Schedule, LACR, Palmdale CA Aug 12, 2018 - Round 6, Summer Schedule, Glen Helen Raceway, San Bernardino CA SUNRISE MX PARK (760) 680-6619 or (760) 947-9054 www.ride sunrisemx.com Jul 22, 2018 - Dirt Series Round 6 THE DIRT SERIES www.dirtseriesracing.com Jun 10, 2018 - Round 5, Glen Helen Raceway, San Bernardino CA Jul 22, 2018 - Round 6, Sunrise MX, Anza CA Aug 12, 2018 - Round 7, Pala Raceway, Pala CA Sept 23, 2018 - Round 8, Cahuilla Creek MX, Anza CA Oct 14, 2018 - Round 9, TBA TWMX (760) 722-7777 www.motocross.transworld.net/ twmxrs/race-schedule/ Jun 3, 2018 - West Coast Open, Glen Helen Raceway, Devore CA Jul 8, 2018 - Terra Firma Series, Sunrise MX, Adelanto CA Jul 22, 2018 - Terra Firma Series, Perris Raceway, Perris CA Aug 5, 2018 - Terra Firma Series, Milestone MX, Riverside CA Aug 19, 2018 - Terra Firma Series, Glen Helen Raceway, Devore CA Sept 9, 2018 - Terra Firma Series Final Round, Milestone MX, Riverside CA WORCS (435) 635-1597 www.worcsracing.com Sept 14-16, 2018 - Round 7, MC, ATV & SXS, Glen Helen, Devore CA Oct 5-7, 2018 - Round 8, MC ATV & SXS, Mesquite MX, Mesquite NV Oct 26-28, 2018 - Round 9, MC & ATV only (no SXS), Buffalo Bill's Primm NV Nov 2-4, 2018 - Round 9, SXS World Finals (no MC/ATV), Buffalo Bill's, Primm NV

PERRIS RACEWAY Perris CA (951) 657-6042 www.perrismx.com Sept 23, 2018 - Fall Classic, Round 1

OFF ROAD SHOWS

PRAIRIE CITY MX PARK Sacramento CA www.prairiecitymx.com (775) 265-7223

MICHIGAN BUGGY BUILDERS (517) 402-1303 www.buggybuilders.com

REM MOTOCROSS (951) 200-0699 www.remsatmx.com All races held at Glen Helen Raceway, Devore CA Jun 16, 2018 - Saturday Motocross

BIG 3 (619) 276-7135 www.Big3PartsExchange.com

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OFF ROAD EXPO (714) 513-8449 www.offroadexpo.com Sept 29-30, 2018 - Off Road Expo, Pomona CA OFF ROAD NIGHTS (760) 533-9380 www.ornscene.com Aug 4, 2018 - Off Road Nights, Temecula CA SAND SPORTS SUPER SHOW (714) 990-5107 www.sandsports supershow.com Sept 14-16, 2018 - Sand Sports Super Show, Costa Mesa CA

QUAD RACING

Also see Desert Racing, GP’s and Fun Runs ARIZONA OFF ROAD PROMOTIONS (623) 363-9665 www.arizonaoffroad promotions.com Jun 30 - May 1, 2018 - Mormon Lake Grand Prix, Mormon Lake AZ Jul 28-29, 2018 - Cinder Mountain Hare Scrambles, Flagstaff AZ Aug 18, 2018 - Lynx Creek Hare Scrambles, Prescott Valley AZ Aug 19, 2018 - Lynx Creek Motocross, Prescott Valley AZ Sept 6-9, 2018 - White Mountain UTV Jamboree, Eagar AZ Oct 13-14, 2018 - Payson Grand Prix, Payson AZ Nov 3-4, 2018 - Crazy Horse Grand Prix, Lake Havasu City AZ Nov 17-18, 2018 - Gila Bend Grand Prix, Gila Bend AZ Dec 5, 2018 - Christmas Grand Prix, Peoria AZ CALVMX 619-500-2869 www.calvmx.net See dates under Flat Track QUAD X (909) 384-9342 www.dirtseriesracing.com Jun 2, 2018 - Round 3, Argyll MX Park, Dixon CA Aug 4, 2018 - Round 4, 333 MX Park, Victorville CA Dec 15, 2018 - Round 5, IV Expo, Winterfest, Imperial CA SRA (714) 957-2985 www.sragp.com See dates under GP's TEXAS DESERT RACING ASSOCIATION (361) 522-3520 www.texasdesertracing.com See dates under Desert Racing WORCS (435) 635-1597 www.worcsracing.com See dates under Motocross ZR PROMOTIONS (686) 564-6653 www.zrpromo.com See dates under Desert Racing

QUAD TRAINING

ATV SAFETY INSTITUTE www.atvsafety.org 1-800-786-5559 Free ATV lessons for ages 6-17 Ocotillo Wells location by request

ROCK CRAWLING

DIRT RIOT ENDURANCE RACING (714) 513-8449 www.werocklive.com Western Series Jul 7-8, 2018 - Round 3 Aug 11-12, 2018 - Round 4 Sept 8-9, 2018 - Grand Nationals NOR CAL ROCK RACING www.norcalrockracing.com Jun 23, 2018 - Round 3, Prairie City ULTRA 4 RACING www.ultra4racing.com Jun 15, 2018 - East/West Combined, Cross Bar Ranch, Davis OK Aug 10, 2018 - Ridgecrest OHV, Ridgecrest CA Oct 19, 2018 - National Championship, Wild West MSP, Sparks NV

SAND DRAGS

BAKO SAND DRAGS (661) 213-6783 www.facebook.com/ bakosanddrags ET MOTOPARK (480) 926-6688 www.etmotopark.com Apache Junction AZ Jun 2, 2018 - Truck Pulls, Mud Bogs & Sand Drags Jul 7, 2018 - Truck Pulls, Mud Bogs & Sand Drags Jul 21, 2018 - Truck Pulls, Mud Bogs & Sand Drags Aug 11, 2018 - Truck Pulls, Mud Bogs & Sand Drags Sept 1, 2018 - Truck Pulls, Mud Bogs & Sand Drags Oct 27, 2018 - Truck Pulls, Mud Bogs & Sand Drags Nov 17, 2018 - Truck Pulls, Mud Bogs & Sand Drags SOCAL SAND DRAGS (559) 679-8994 www.socalsanddrags.com Sept 28-30, 2018 - Sand Drags, Soboba Casino, San Jacinto CA

SHORT COURSE ARIZONA SHORT COURSE SERIES (800) 342-2512 www.lucasoilregionalaz.com Sept 8, 2018 - Round 4, Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park, Chandler AZ Oct 13, 2018 - Arizona Challenge Cup Test Nov 3-4, 2018 - Rounds 5&6, Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park, Chandler AZ GLEN HELEN RACEWAY (909) 880-3090 www.glenhelen.com Aug 4, 2018 - Lucas Oil Regional Sept 22, 2018 - Lucas Oil Off Road Series LUCAS OIL REGIONAL (951) 233-2088 www.LucasOilRegional.com

Jun 9-10, 2018 - Rounds 4 & 5, San Bernardino County Fairgrounds, Victorville CA Aug 4, 2018 - Round 6, Glen Helen Raceway, San Bernardino CA Oct 6-7, 2018 - Rounds 7&8, San Bernardino County Fairgrounds, Victorville CA LUCAS OIL OFF ROAD SERIES (800) 342-2512 www.LucasOilOffRoad.com Jun 23-24, 2018 - Lucas Oil Speedway, Wheatland MO Jul 21, 2018 - Wild West Motorsports Park, Sparks NV Aug 24-25, 2018 - Utah Motorsports Campus, Tooele UT Sept 22, 2018 - Glen Helen Raceway, San Bernardino CA Oct 20-21, 2018 - Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park, Chandler AZ SPEED ENERGY FORMULA OFF ROAD (704) 949-1255 www.stadium supertrucks.com Jun 1-3, 2018 - Detroit, MI Jun 8-9, 2018 - Texas Motor Speedway Aug 23-25, 2018 - Elkhart Lake WI Oct 19-21, 2018 - Gold Coast, Australia Nov 23-25, 2018 - Newcastle, Australia Dec 1, 2018 - California Date VORRA (916) 925-1702 www.vorra.net

SPEED WAY

COSTA MESA SPEEDWAY (949) 492-9933 www.costamesa speedway.net Jun 2, 2018 - Harley Night #1, Speedway, Sidecars Jun 9, 2018 - Speedway, Sidecars, Juniors Jul 13, 2018 - Freestyle Motocross Invitational, Sidecars Jul 14, 2018 - Speedway Fair Derby, Sidecars Aug 18, 2018 - Harley Night #2, Speedway, Sidecars Sept 8, 2018 - Speedway, Sidecars, Juniors Sept 22, 2018 - RSD, Super Holligan National Championship Series, Speedway Sept 29, 2018 - Knobby Night, Speedway, Dirt Bikes Oct 6, 2018 - 50th U.S. National Speedway

SUPERCROSS

MONSTER ENERGY SUPERCROSS www.SupercrossOnline.com Oct 13, 2018 - Sam Boyd Stadium, Las Vegas NV Feb 9, 2018 - US Bank Stadium, Minneapolis MN

TRIALS

Trials is the extreme level of motorcycle competition that requires precise balance and control while riding over a designated area of difficult terrain. AHRMA www.ahrma.org Jun 23, 2018 - Round 7, Great Plains MX, Nebraska City NE

Jul 21-22, 2018 - Rounds 8-9, Donner Sumit Trial, Soda Springs CA Sept 15, 2018 - Round 10, Rattlers Run Farms, Fairfield WA Sept 28, 2018 - Round 11, Bushey Ranch, Canvy CA Oct 7, 2018 - Round 12, Barber Motorsports Parkj, Birmingham AL Oct 20, 2018 - Round 13, Hollister Hills SVRA, Hollister CA Nov 3, 2018 - Round 14, Aonia Pass MX Park, Washington GA Nov 10-11, 2018 - Rounds 15-16, Moto Ventures Two-Day. Anza CA SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA TRIALS ASSOCIATION (951) 334-3034 www.socaltrials.com

UTV EVENTS

ALTA VISTA EVENTS (760) 578-6258 www.averacing.com All events held at California City CA Jun 22-23, 2018 - Pure 100 Sept 28-29, 2018 - Pure 200 Oct 26-27, 2018 - Pure 250 AMA DISTRICT 38 (619) 562-1993 www.amad38.com Races held in the Imperial County desert near El Centro CA Oct 13, 2018 - I8 Monster Mash, Dip Nov 10, 2018 - Full Throttle Plaster City Dash, Lakebed Dec 8, 2018 - Roadrunner Christmas Classic, Pole Line ARIZONA OFF ROAD PROMOTIONS (623) 363-9665 www.arizonaoffroadpromotions.com See Dates under Quad Racing ARIZONA SHORT COURSE SERIES (800) 342-2512 www.lucasoilregionalaz.com See Dates under Short Course BEST IN THE DESERT (702) 457-5775 www.bitd.com See dates under Desert Racing GLEN HELEN RACEWAY (909) 880-3090 www.glenhelen.com Jul 8, 2018 - UTV Series #1 Sept 8-9, 2018 - UTV Series #2 Oct 6-7, 2018 - UTV Series #3 LUCAS OIL REGIONAL (951) 233-2088 www.LucasOilRegional.com See Dates under Short Course

LUCAS OIL OFF ROAD SERIES (800) 342-2512 www.LucasOilOffRoad.com See dates under Short Course NOR CAL ROCK RACING www.norcalrockracing.com Jun 23, 2018 - NorCal SXS Series, Round 3, Prairie City CA Juln14, 2018 - NorCal SXS Series, Round 4, Wildwest Motorsports Park, Sparks NV Jun 23, 2018 - NorCal SXS Series, Round 5, Prairie City CA SCORE (818) 225-8402 www.score-international.com See dates under Desert Racing SRA (714) 957-2985 www.sragp.com All events held at Glen Helen Raceway, Devore CA See dates under GP's THE DIRT SERIES www.dirtseriesracing.com See dates under Motocross VORRA (916) 925-1702 www.vorra.net WORCS (435) 635-1597 www.worcsracing.com See dates under Motocross

VINTAGE MOTOCROSS

AHRMA www.ahrma.org National Vintage MX Series Jun 2, 2018 - Round 9, Unadilla Valley Sports Center, New Berlin NY Jun 23, 2018 - Round 10, Great Plains MX, Nebraska City NE Jun 30, 2018 - Round 11, Lake Sugar Tree Motorsports Park, Axton VA Jul 28, 2018 - Round 12, Shady Acres, Friendsville MD Aug 4, 2018 - Round 13, Red Bud MX, Buchanan MI Aug 18, 2018 - Round 14, Mill Creek MX, Pell City AL Sept 15, 2018 - Round 15, Arkansas Dirt Riders, New Blaine AR Sept 16, 2018 - Round 16, Rattlers Run Farms, Fairfield WA Sept 22, 2018 - Round 17, Two Rivers Racing, Milliken CO Sept 29 2018 - Round 18, T&S Racing, Henryetta OK Sept 30, 2018 - Round 19, Bushey Ranch, Canby CA Oct 7, 2018 - Round 20, Barber Motorsports Park, Virmingham AL

Oct 20, 2018 - Round 21, HLR Motorsports, Moberly MO Oct 21, 2018 - Round 22, Hollister Hills SVRA, Hollister CA Nov 10, 2018 - Round 23, Rio Bravo MX Park, Houston TX AMERICAN RETROCROSS www.americanretrocross.org Jun 10, 2018 - Glen Helen Raceway, San Bernardino CA Jul 15, 2018 - Glen Helen Raceway, San Bernardino CA Sept 16, 2018 - Competitive Edge, Hesperia CA Oct 7, 2018 - Glen Helen Raceway, San Bernardino CA Nov 11, 2018 - Competitive Edge, Hesperia CA Dec 2, 2018 - Glen Helen Raceway, San Bernardino CA AMERICAN VINTAGE DIRT RACERS ASSOCIATION www.avdra.com Jul 1, 2018 - Bull Hollow Raceway, Monticello UT Sept 16, 2018 - Thunder in the Valley, Lakewood CO Nov 11, 2018 - Finals in the Desert, MC Motorsports Park, Tucson AZ CALVMX 619-500-2869 www.calvmx.net Jun 16, 2018 - Burnworth's So Cal Classic Race, Glen Helen Raceway, San Bernardino CA Jul 14, 2018 - Round 6, Perris MX Park, Perris CA Aug 18, 2018 - Round 7, Lake Elsinore Truck Track, Lake Elsinore CA Sept 9, 2018 - Round 8, Perris MX Park, Perris CA Oct 13, 2018 - Round 9, Perris MX Park, Perris CA Nov 18, 2018 - Round 10, Perris MX Park, Perris CA E

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the trail is in dire straits. Rarely will you encounter a need for medical attention. But you don’t know until you stop. Keep in mind that you have a responsibility to your group. You’re most likely on a schedule. Even so, take a few moments to assess the

group tends to its issue. • Your schedule and group size permitting, perhaps one of your vehicles can transport the stranded driver to a place where they can get help. In rare cases you’ll have to abandon the vehicle. Learn what you need to do in this article: www.4x4training.com/w/howto-properly-abandon-a-vehicle/. The bottom line is: help out when you can. You have to feel comfortable, but you can always at least stop.

Be prepared for those who are not

I mentioned two important principles situation: omething just didn’t seem right. above. Here is another: • Any injuries? How serious? Offer We were westbound on the Red Rock The more remote and more difficult first aid as best you can. Randsburg Highway late one Sunday the trail will be, the more stuff you should • Is the vehicle disabled? If so, can you pack. afternoon in July. Another hot day in the help with repairs? Mojave Desert – about 100 degrees. Sadly, too many people just don’t • Take note of their food and water Just as I crested the top of a hill, I plan well. They don’t bring enough basic supplies. Offer water or snacks if helpful. could see a disabled vehicle on the right supplies. They wing it while on the trail. shoulder about a quarter mile down. That by itself is not unusual; you drive a lot, and you’re bound to encounter a disabled vehicle on occasion. I counted about a dozen vehicles drive past, and wondered, "Won’t someone stop?" As I approached, I glanced over. Mom was in the vehicle, and a couple kids were milling around in the ditch. All appeared to be OK. But I sensed that I should take a closer look. We pull over. We discovered that the car had conked out, their cell phone was out of range, and they didn’t have any water. After providing bottles of water, a couple buddies and I spent about 20 minutes trying to start the car. No luck. Considering the conditions, I drove the family to the nearest convenience store. There they could get food and water, and rest for a bit in the air conditioning. We loaned them a cell phone so they could call friends to pick them up at the store and make arrangements for the car. Tires are the number one problem on backroads and trails Car trouble can happen anywhere, as • Determine if they’re able to you know. A breakdown in an urban setting And many times don’t consult a map or communicate. Use your phone (cell or is usually just an inconvenience. Help is check the weather forecast before setting satellite) or ham radio. often just one phone call and a relatively out. Before they know it, they’re in a really • Assist with repairs if you’re able to. short wait away. tough situation. • If you feel comfortable, lend a tool or Off road, it’s a different matter. The A case in point. One November phone. You can be on your way while that cell phone could be out of range, and evening about 9 p.m. while camping in the help is much farther away. Compounding the issue is that the family may not have packed properly for the trip. It’s a recipe for a disaster, and one that could be life threatening. Here is where compassionate, responsible four wheelers shine. A brief stop can make a big difference in someone’s life. In the end, the help we provided was simple – water, a ride in the direction we were going anyway (but also the closest store), and the use of the cell phone. But of course, being guys, we always think we can fix the car! So that 20 minutes was on us.

EL Paso Mountains, a vehicle wandered in. In it were four very worried adults. They had no food, water or jackets. They didn’t know where they were, and didn’t know how to get back to where they needed to be. Unaccustomed to driving off road at night, they were now disoriented and lost. It’s a good thing they spotted our campfire. We fed the group and provided some water. They left with a map and directions to the shortest route out. Fortunately, these incidents are rare. But you will encounter trail users who are, or appear to be, in need. At a minimum ask, “Is everything OK?” Lend a hand if you are able to. Helping others is as basic a human trait as there is. Offering assistance in urban or highway settings, sadly, can be hazardous. Which is why drivers are reluctant to stop. It’s different off road. The next time you see what appears to be a hiker, mountain bike, motorcycle, quad or vehicle in distress, stop and inquire. After all, isn’t that what you’d like if you were in need? Tom Severin, 4x4 Coach, teaches 4WD owners how to confidently and safely use their vechicles to the fullest extent in difficult terrain and adverse driving conditions. Contact him at tom@4x4training.com or visit www.4x4training.com to develop or improve your driving skill. Copyright 2018, Badlands Off-Road Adventures, Inc E

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As a four-wheeler, you are taught – and follow – many important principles. Chief among those are: • Let someone know where you’re going and when you’ll be back. • Always go with another vehicle. Another principle that I feel is important is to offer assistance when you can. It can be something as simple as asking if the person is OK. Not every vehicle off

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half of what we eat, everyday. Supersize? Really now folks? Take control, if you have the will power. If not, get help.

#3. Dental care

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ears ago in the 1980’s I used to do a lecture for patients who came to our office for treatment. They were encouraged to bring family and friends along. I would speak for about 30 minutes and then another doctor would do another 30 minutes. We would try to educate folks about their choices in health care and about the benefits of drug free chiropractic care. Many, about 90% of the population in the USA, have never been to a Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) in their entire life. Imagine the same if it was 90% of the population never seeing a dentist? You would think you were in Arkansas! Where the toothbrush was invented! Otherwise, it would have been called the “teethbrush” right? Ha! One of the most common questions I would get would be “Doc, what is the most important thing I can do for my own health?” And most would expect me to reply “chiropractic care” but that was just not true. I’ve written on this very subject before but it has been a few years back. Here is my opinion after 33 years plus in the health care profession.

#1. Exercise!

No need to be Jack LaLanne or have to exercise like a professional athlete. Just find something you like to do that works up a mild sweat for about 30 minutes a day, 4 to 5 days a week. You cannot tell a hiker/walker/runner to go lift weights or swim. You cannot tell a swimmer to go run or bike. Do something you enjoy or can at least tolerate and work up a mild sweat. Yes, more exercise can be helpful and very beneficial but if you are working out doing something as posted here on a regular basis it will help in a huge way with your overall health. Exercise, even just a regular walking program or stationary bicycle will help reduce STRESS and that helps a person’s overall health in a huge way. Toughest part is getting started and being

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consistent, making it a HEALTHY habit. If you are doing this and sticking with it, it will pay big benefits overall, health wise and the rest is mainly genetics! We are not all the same and we have to do the best we can with what we are born with, God’s Gifts.

#2. Diet

Diet is a broad word. Here, in this case, the main emphasis is overall calorie INTAKE. If you take in, eat, more calories than you burn off each day, you will gain weight. If you burn more calories than you take in, you will lose weight. Un-burned calories go to storage and become fat. Fat is stored in different places on our bodies depending on sex and genetics. Some folks are genetically predisposed to store fat, others are not and don’t have as tough a time keeping their weight at a healthy level. Nonetheless, it all comes down to calorie intake vs output, PERIOD. The largest study on diet, exercise and body weight/mass revealed that it was diet, NOT exercise, that made the biggest impact of healthy body weight for your size. Ninety percent of weight gain/loss is due to calorie intake vs daily output. Yes of course, exercise can help with weight loss/ gain but it is mainly how much a person eats. Americans in general, just simply eat way to much food everyday. We are the only nation where the poorer folks are overweight. Eating large has become part of the American/West culture and overweight folks are prone to become Type II diabetics. This will soon surpass the likes of cancer as the #1 cause of health issues and death. It’s on track to do that right now. If you are overweight, start by cutting everything you THINK you need to eat every day and cut it in half! Drinks too! The US diet is loaded with hidden carbohydrates and GMO food, thanks to our lovely Federal Government being in bed with Monsanto and their GMO food. You may want to do some homework on these subjects. Most of us do not need but

Regular dental care is important to most people’s health, not only the mouth but bad teeth can effect the entire body, even kill you! Most folks in the West/USA understand the VALUE of regular dental care, one to two times per year. They go in to see a dentist they know, like and trust, not because their teeth hurt but to prevent small problems, decay, from becoming a bigger problem! They, the public, in general, get the “big picture” on regular dental care and emergency dental care when needed. Funny thing is, even if no one ever went to a dentist for regular check ups, cleanings, you still can replace your teeth if needed with a variety of treatments from implants to basic dentures and bridges, partials. You sure can and I bet a few of you reading this have indeed had some teeth replaced.

#4 Chiropractic care

For ALL the same reasons as posted above and then some! Furthermore, most of you will spend way more money and time on making sure your own off-road vehicles have their tires, wheels, drive shafts, engines aligned and balanced than you will to do the same for your own spine! All the vehicle parts including tires and wheels are replaceable with enough money, same for the teeth, right? And what happens to tires, as just one example, that are driven without proper balance and alignment? Yep, they wear badly, wear out faster and the car may not go down the road/track as well as if they were balanced and aligned. We all only get ONE spine and nervous system. They are NOT replaceable and boy am I sick of folks waiting till the last minute to get their backs/spines adjusted, aligned, balanced. Chiropractic works by taking pressure off the nervous system and aligning the spine, making sure it is moving as properly as possible. Misaligned spines, hips, necks can put pressure on the nervous system which is the wiring harness from the brain to every living cell in our bodies and back to the brain for feedback/sensor loops that allow the brain, both conscious and subconscious to make adjustments via electrical sensors and

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signals to regulate nearly every function in our bodies. The nervous system that flows from the brain and down the spine is indeed the master system of the human body and that of all life. Grays Anatomy, page 4 folks. Why most of the MD’s don’t seem to understand that and refer to DC’s only makes me think the AMA, Big Pharma and the US Government are all in bed together. Medical doctors, should be referring out to DC’s all the time for non-medical emergency conditions. Nope, it’s 99% drugs, more drugs, stronger drugs, surgery and side effects. Just great! About 90% of the public has never been to a chiropractor. They do not know any better and the MD’s, Big Pharma, do not want you to know!

#5. Positive Mental Attitude and a Hobby

Although we all know some people who always seem to have a negative, bad attitude that live to 90 years old plus anyway, I think having a good, more positive attitude and a healthy hobby, something you enjoy and look forward to daily/weekly is generally better for our health. That hobby could be exercise, up their in the #1 spot on this topic and in fact, for many folks, exercise is their fun hobby, or at least one of them. But, bottom line, when a person has something they look forward to, that they enjoy, it seems good for the soul and mind. As exercise is the best thing for stress relief, that is a great hobby and helps one keep a positive outlook. Stress is a major cause of all sorts of health issues from depression to hypertension/high blood pressure. Do things to reduce stress, have some fun, smile, get out and enjoy and you should be in a better position for good health of the body and mind. Sit there and do nothing all day, all week, all month and complain about everything, let me know how that is going for you, ha! Personally I keep myself busy with a variety of hobbies from poker, cooking, motocross, some exercise, reading up on subjects I’m interested in and lots of fun with friends, even family, as long as they aren’t stressing me out, ha! Well folks, that is my Top 5.

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Report: Electric Vehicles Hurt The Environment And The Poor By Jason Hopkins - Posted May 15, 2018

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n in-depth study found that, contrary to widespread belief, zero-emissions vehicles actually increase the amount of pollution that is emitted into the atmosphere.

The Manhattan Institute published “Short Circuit: The High Cost of Electric Vehicle Subsidies,” a report that analyzes the cost of electric automobiles and their effectiveness to clean the environment. Jonathan Lesser, the president of Continental Economics and author of the study, collected various data to estimate the overall impact of such vehicles. Referencing the U.S. Energy Information Administration, Lesser forecasted the number of new electric

cars through 2050. He also estimated the amount of electricity they’d consume and how much pollution that electricity would create. He then compared this data to the amount of emissions new gasoline-powered vehicles would create. The findings: electric vehicles increase the amount of pollution into the atmosphere compared to new internal combustion vehicles. There are two major causes, Lesser said, for the rampant misconception of EVs and their effect on the environment: incorrect comparisons and a lack of awareness about the amount of electricity EVs consume. “The appropriate comparison … isn’t the difference between an electric vehicle and an old gas-guzzler; it’s the difference between an electric car and a new gas car. And new internal combustion engines are really clean,” Lesser wrote in a Politico article about his findings. “Today’s vehicles emit only about 1 percent of the pollution than they did in the 1960s, and new innovations continue to improve those engines’ efficiency and cleanliness.” The 32-page report noted that people tend to ignore how electricity — what EVs run on — is made. While the U.S. is making strides toward renewable energy, it is still largely dependent on natural gas and coal for the production of electricity. This ultimately means EVs are largely dependent on fossil fuels to operate. The study found that if EVs were replaced with new internal combustion vehicles, the amount of pollution in the air would actually decrease. The study did, in fact, find that EVs decrease the amount of CO2 compared to new internal combustion vehicles. However, the benefit is so minuscule it’s rendered meaningless. “The net reduction in CO2 emissions between 2018 and 2050 would be only about one-half of one percent of total forecast U.S. energy-related carbon emissions. Such a small change will have no impact whatsoever on climate, and thus have no economic benefit,” Lesser explained further in his report. Beyond the environmental impacts, the study concluded that government policies meant to boost EV sales ultimately benefit the rich at the expense of the poor. High-income earners make up the bulk of electric vehicle purchases in the U.S. However, poorer individuals cannot afford such vehicles, even at subsidized rates. This situation results in the rich enjoying slightly cheaper EVs off the backs of everyone who is forced to pay taxes and higher electricity rates. “Wealthy consumers who have purchased Teslas and Chevy Bolts primarily to signal their green bona fides for their friends and neighbors, and who

have socialized many of the costs of their purchases to those who are less well-off, might wish to take a closer look at the numbers,” Lesser wrote. “Their hands may not be quite so clean as they believe.”

California Prioritizes Bailing Out Solar Companies Over Building Affordable Housing By Michael Bastasch - Posted May 9, 2018

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alifornia has a housing crisis, so state energy regulators voted to make most new homes up to $12,000 more expensive by mandating they have solar panels. Wait, what?

That’s right. The California Energy Commission voted unanimously to mandate solar panels be on the roofs of virtually all new homes built in 2020 and beyond. It’s bad news for Californians looking for affordable homes — and anyone who pays for electricity — but it’s great news for Tesla CEO Elon Musk and other solar industry executives. Representatives from both Tesla and Sunrun spoke in support of the rule before the commission. The U.S. solar industry’s been struggling in recent years, despite state mandates and federal tax subsidies. Tesla, for example, reported record losses last quarter, so mandating Californians to buy solar products is a welcomed development to the industry. And why not? The commission unilaterally guaranteed the solar industry a strong customer base, despite the state’s already high cost of living. Affordable housing is becoming harder to find in California, and forcing new homes to install rooftop solar panels is expected to add between $8,000 and $12,000 to the cost of a house. But the state seems determined to meet its green energy goals at all costs. California law requires 50 percent of electricity to come from green sources by 2025. The state will also soon change the way it charges residents for electricity, billing customers based on the time of day they use power.

Such a policy would allegedly benefit homes with solar panels and battery storage over homes that don’t have them. In fact, a major selling point for mandating panels is it could help drive down electricity bills. But many energy economists disagree. University of California-Berkeley economist Severin Borenstein wrote to the Energy Commission, urging them to abandon the policy. “The savings calculated for the households are based on residential electricity rates that are far above the actual cost of providing incremental energy, so embody a large cross subsidy from other ratepayers,” Borenstein wrote in his email. “This would be a very expensive way to expand renewables and would not be a cost-effective practice other states and countries could adopt to reduce their own greenhouse gas footprints,” Borenstein wrote. Homebuilders would have to “make individual homes available with solar panels, or build a shared solar-power system serving a group of homes,” The New York Times noted, adding rooftop panels “can either be owned outright and rolled into the home price, or made available for lease on a monthly basis.” “Any additional amount in the mortgage is more than offset,” Energy Commissioner Andrew McAllister told The Times. “It’s good for the customer; it’s good for the homeowner.” It’s so good it had to be mandated. However, it is also good for the solar energy companies’ bottom lines. Tesla sells and leases solar panels, and also produces “solar roofs” — convenient? Tesla got into the solar business after acquiring SolarCity in late 2016, where Musk served as chairman. SolarCity was hemorrhaging cash before being acquired by Tesla, which many saw as Musk’s attempt to prop up a failing company he had a stake in. Tesla also sells Powerwalls, a battery storage unit meant to be paired with solar panels. Tesla Powerwalls currently go for $6,600 per unit, but installation costs can range anywhere from $1,000 to $3,000. The commission’s vote is further good news for Tesla, which saw record losses last quarter, despite federal and state subsidies. Tesla is having trouble meeting electric car production goals, but they expect to be profitable in the third quarter. E

It’s bad news for Californians looking for affordable homes — and anyone who pays for electricity — but it’s great news for solar industry executives.

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The Endangered Off Roader The newsletter of the

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DORC had an election last month and we have a complete board of directors, including Audrey Mason as VP, Rob Smith as Treasurer, Denise Jones as Secretary, Jim McGarvie with Communications, Lindsey Gabriels with Membership, John Ellis with Legislation and I am staying on as President. I thank these dedicated individuals for helping us keep our favorite sport alive. We also have three dedicated gentleman who have been attending meetings and events for many years, Rick Moore, Jim Ness and Doug McPheeters. Doug has been our election officer for many years and also coordinates our highway cleanups. All three make efforts to attend special events and help set up our fun run. Having these guys around makes this work much more enjoyable. Last month I wrote about Oceano Dunes and the State Parks plan that was rejected by the Air Pollution Control District. Then, State Parks offered to follow a plan that would reduce airborne particulate by 30%. On April 30th, there was another meeting about the dunes and air pollution. This time, Parks

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offered a plan that would reduce particulate by 50%. This was adopted by the APCD and Parks has 5 years to make the reduction happen. Unfortunately, many acres will be closed to make this plan happen. I understand that CORVA and possibly Friends of Oceano Dunes may take legal action on this. Off-Road Lobby Day took place recently in Sacramento. I flew up for the day to attend appointments that I had made with San Diego County representatives. I told each how we oppose SB1316 because it unfairly sets up the land purchased to expand Carnegie SVRA to be sold off. I asked for AB1874, the bill to stop the transfer of OHV money to the general fund to be supported. The problem with AB1874 is it has been moved to Suspense. Suspense is where bills that have a fiscal impact to the State go to be decided on after the budget is sorted out. The way bills come out of suspense is kind of murky. I don't know if this bill will make it, but the fact that the State has a budget surplus this year can only help it. CORVA had its annual meeting at Jawbone Canyon and I got to see a little of how Friends of Jawbone operate. They built a large building to house all their equipment, including 9 trucks, a skip loader and other pieces. FoJ has 16 people on payroll working daily out in the desert and in the visitor's center. You can also see Bob, the 120 year old desert tortoise, in his area. Jawbone Canyon has many huge hillclimb trails. If that is your thing, its worth a trek up there. El Mirage OHV area had a recent cleanup I attended. Like Jawbone, this is a BLM open area. While there are plenty of trails to ride/drive, the highlight of the area is the lakebed. It is huge and very flat. You could do lazy 100 mph circles in a Cadillac out there. I rode the perimeter of the lakebed cruising in top gear on my ATC200x and it took about half an hour. One weekend a month SCTA has top

speed racing there, something I intend to watch soon. I got to visit with long time OHV activist and president of Friends of Jawbone, Friends of El Mirage and CTUC, Ed Waldheim, who is having health issues. If you know Ed, give him a call to say hi. SDORC is a Meetup and will be having some fun events, like campouts in the desert. If you do Meetup, look us up. If you don't know what it is, you might be Cleanup participants at Jawbone Canyon in for some fun. We are working on our next Lost Lizard Fun Run. Seems like we just had our last one, but it is time for the next. Mark your calendar for November 3rd. I rode my dirtbike from Pine Valley to Corral Canyon recently and came across Cleveland National Forest employee Richard Tull working on a trail. We talked for a while and he said riders shouldn't go on closed trails, and if they do, they shouldn't use GoPro cameras, and if they do, they shouldn't post the video on Youtube, and if they do, they really shouldn't show their license plates in the video. Ed Waldheim, president of Friends of The California Air Resources Board Jawbone, at Jawbone cleanup just had a meeting about red sticker CARB has announced their intentions, dirtbikes. In a nutshell, the said that they but the exact way they will implement intend to end the red sticker program, this is being decided. CARB is accepting meaning that the more polluting off-road comments on ending the red sticker racing motorcycles will no longer be program until June 15th. If you would allowed to be used on public land. They like more info or to comment, go to the plan to phase in the new rules over the air resources website or contact me at coming years, it will not be an overnight info@sdorc.org. change. A consolation is that all the red Join San Diego Off Road Coalition to sticker bikes that are out there will be help protect off road areas. "grandfathered" into the green sticker www.sdorc.org rules. This means there will be no more red sticker riding areas or seasons. The bad side of this is that racing bikes will not be allowed in the desert, unless there is a desert race. There will be a class of racing bikes that can still be sold and used in actual races and on private property, but not allowed on public land. This will seriously hurt sales of racing motorcycles in California. People who buy new racing bikes will have a hard time selling them the next year, when the next owners can't take them out to the My ATC200x on El Mirage Dry Lake during the desert.

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Vince Viola, first Class 10

Brian Baker, Class 2000

Joe David, first Class 1

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Jesse Newton, first Class 13

Nathan Cripps, Class 9

April 6-7, 2018 - Ridgecrest CA Photos by RnR Photos Class 1 1. Joe Davis 2. Aaron Tucker 3. Dennis Boyle 4. Tom Kirkmeyer 5. Mike Frye Class 10 1. Vince Viola 2. Brandon Johnson 3. James Ford 4. Fred Hatch 5. Karl Ebdrup Class 12 1. Scott Bassett 2. Dave Matsui Unlimited Truck 1. Erick Jacobs 2. Damon Lewis Class 1-2 1600 1. Emily Shapiro 2. Brandon Whitehead Ultra 4 1. David Shields Class 7 1 Sean Argentino Class 3000 1. Matt Kessman 2. Jacob Frye Class 7s 1. Justin Park 2. Kevin Gaugh Class 9 1. Kenny Ham

Justin Park, first Class 7s

2. Javier Banuelos Stock Bug 1. Eric Gunn 2. Cory Vandermark SxS Pro Limited 1. Jesse Pruett SxS Pro Turbo Unlimited 1. Bryan Price Class 13 1. Jesse Newton 2. Julie Boyer 3. Heather Hermana Class 1450 Sportsman 1. Brett Michael 2. Dylan Heiser 3. Gary Taylor Class 2000 1. Kevin Benali Champ

Car 1. Kenny Freeman Unlimited Sportsman 1. Max Bender Emily Shapiro, first Class 1-2 1600

Eric Gunn, first Stock Bug

www.snoreracing.net Cory Vandemark, second Stock Bug

Kevin Benali, first Class 2000

Jacob Frye, second Class 3000

Tom Coons racing in Class 3000

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Flat Track Round #1 - April 14-15, 2018 Camp Lockett Event & Equestrian Facility Campo, CA By Steve Caro - Photos by Kathryn Caro

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ound one of the 2018 CALVMX/100% flat track series led off with a weekend of two, three and four-wheel racing on the 1/6th mile oval at the Camp Lockett Event and Equestrian Facility located in Campo in the east county of San Diego.

Dry and windy conditions were prevalent on Saturday. Frequent waterings kept the track race ready. With Rudy Gil serving as chief flagman and EMT Brandie Dahm on duty in the infield, the 14 preliminary heats to set main event starting positions progressed in rapid succession delayed only by water truck sessions. Curtis Nugent (Cobra) got his season going nicely in the Youth 12 and Under Novice class. The young speedster zoomed into the lead at the start of the main event, pursued by KTM mounted Kyle Wiesmann. Wiesmann kept Nugent in his sights, but Nugent rode flawlessly, taking a flag-to-flag win.

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Sharing the track with the Youth 12 division, was the 51cc Beginner division. Crowd favorite Lili Rose Bishop (Honda) held a steady pace to take the top spot. It was extra special for Bishop as she was racing without her training wheels for the first time. The Powder Puff Novice final was a twostroke vs four-stroke duel. Chris Roysdon’s two stroke Yamaha dueled with Marissa Silva’s cam and valve Honda. The start saw Beginner ranked Leah Mayfield lead the mixed field into turn one. Roysdon quickly sped from third to second by lap five. Using an outside-to-inside maneuver, Roysdon moved into first, trailed by Silva. Roysdon pulled ahead in the waning laps of the race followed by Silva. At the checkers, Roysdon had the win, followed by Silva, while Mayfield topped the Beginner division. The Senior Vet 50+ Experts featured traditional close-quarter short track competition. Steve Kukla (Honda) nabbed the holeshot and led into turn one, with Ben Meyer (Honda) and Ken Shilling (Honda) close behind. In classic short track style, positions behind Kukla changed and by lap five, it was Kukla, Chris Osborn, and Shilling up front. Osborn and Shilling took their duel for second down to the final lap. As Kukla took the uncontested win, Osborn held off Shilling to take the runner up spot. The Open Bike Expert Class C Traction Only class epitomizes traditional short track racing. The line-up was primarily Honda powered singles, although Jay Roysdon mixed it up with a twin cylinder Yamaha. At the start, Byron Kukla led exiting turn two, ahead of Shawn Chamlee and Chris Osborn. Kukla set a torrid pace, while behind him Chamlee and Osborn dueled bar-to-bar till the end of the ten-lap final. Kukla never wavered as he powered his way to the win. Chamlee held off Osborn’s challenges for second, followed by Osborn. Sunday morning was warm and wind free. Scheduled were points paying races for three-wheelers, quads and

Tyler Sarver - Judd Neves Photo go karts. A good turnout of each type of vehicle were seen in the pits. Leading off the main events was the Three-Wheeler Open A class. Oval track specialist Tom Decrescente faced off against rivals Matt Carrick, Julian Hoefert and Ric Mahlmeister in the ten-lap final. Decrescente shot off the line milli-seconds after the green flag flew. Behind Decrescente, Carrick and Hoefert were manhandling their machines to keep the leader in sight. By the fifth lap, Decrescente had pulled a full straightaway ahead and wheelied across the finish line with a commanding Jimmy Martin - Judd Neves Photo win. Carrick and Hoefert followed, with Ric Mahlmeister in fourth. Dirt track karting is a crowd favorite. In the Adult Open 125 A class, Dale Durbin and Pat Donahue battled wheel-towheel for #6 Pat Donahue and #55 Everett Hartsuyker - Kathryn Caro Photo the entire race with plenty of “rubbing is racing” moments. Durbin mastered the delicate balance of throttle control and precise steering to fend off Donahue’s relentless challenges to take the win, followed by Donahue and kart/quad pilot Everett Hartsuyker garnering third. The highlight of the Sunday schedule was the Open A Quad division. Eight of the powerful machines lined up in a staggered Johanna Pope #679, Heather Palmer #24 and Ashley Palmer #23 - Kathryn formation. At the start, Caro Photo Everett Hartsuyker bumped his way into the lead ahead of Eric Hartell and the rest of the pack. The race was red-flagged due to cones being scattered across the course. At the re-start, Hartsuyker resumed his lead followed by Hartell and Mike Weaver. The race was a blur of machines with the sound a mix of four-stroke roar and two-stroke howl echoing across the track. Hartsuyker avoided the carnage behind him and powered his way to a narrow win over Hartell and Weaver. CALVMX will host round two of their flat track series June 2-3. As always, there will be classes for virtually any machine

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Baja, the finisher rate was a low 65% in the grueling race. The veterans spent months before the race at the Warfighter Made shop prepping the Flyer LSV. When Flyer 22 rolled into Ensenada, it was hard to believe that she was a rusting hulk in the Barstow desert less than 18 months ago. The team realized

mountains past the spectacular San Javier mission founded in 1699 and into the farming town of Insurgentes. Rob and Mike took the second stage. Washed out roads filled with boulders and shear mountain passes in the sierras above La Paz were not going to stop Team 22 from finishing the day. Once safely in La Paz, the team prepped and settled for the night. Good clean driving put the team in 87th place for the final day. The final day of racing started with Danny and Rob as driver/co-driver. After 1200 miles of racing, the two primary drivers were ready to take 22 across the finish line in San Jose del Cabo. A flawless run down the coast with a quick climb over the Sierra de Laguna mountains dropped them into the “Secret Special” stage. Despite a terribly timed GPS failure, the duo navigated the final 25 miles into the town square for an incredible finish in

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was the lead mechanic and other primary driver. Experienced Baja racers and veterans, Brian “Trott” Trotter, Navy SEAL, and Mike “Admiral Mike” Shatynski, Navy Rear Admiral, mostly kept to the co-driver seat to mentor the other veterans in their first Baja race. Veteran Bryce Eisenhauer, US Marine, and Emily Lewis, US Army, rounded out the team. The 2018 Mexican 1000 was epic Baja! The team faced every challenge that Baja offered…endless sandy whoops, bottomless The warfighters honor a fellow vet at the Awards Celebration, Bruce Meyers, a Navy veteran and war silt, grinding rocky trails, and steep mountain hero from WWII. The team was led by WFM founder and passes. The team conquered them all. The suicide survivor, Rob Blanton, a retired Force pace was slow but steady in the military buggy that the NORRA Mexican 1000 is a rally and 79th overall! The team celebrated at the finish Recon Marine and Silver Star recipient. Rob earning the desert tan LSV the nickname must be taken day-by-day. After completing line but knew the real party was the next day’s was recognized in 2017 with the “Advocacy” “Tortuga Chocolate”. There were almost 250 registration, tech inspection, and all the other awards celebration. award by the Off Road Motorsports Hall of entries and Flyer 22 won her class and finished pre-race activities, the team and Flyer 22 were For the Warfighters of Flyer 22, the real Fame (ORMHOF) for his work with veterans in a respectable 79th overall out of almost 200 ready for their 1400 mile journey down the Baja highlight of the awards celebration on the beach the off road community. Danny Novoa, also a four-wheeled vehicles. In a testament to the peninsula. was a chance to honor one of their own. They US Marine veteran and a Purple Heart recipient, On day 1, Flyer 22 left the line as the took their opportunity on stage to recognize a 123rd vehicle with driver-of-record Rob and real American hero in the crowd, Bruce Meyers. Trott in the driver/co-driver seats. After a smooth Everyone knew that he is the inventor of the run through chaparral and past pine trees to iconic Manx and first 4-wheeled winner of the the Mike’s Road junction, Rob handed the LSV run down the Baja peninsula. He is also a to Danny who piloted her over the rugged San member of our country’s greatest generation Felipe desert. The team paced themselves and and a Navy veteran of WWII. Bruce served gained 10 places at the finish as they left the through that terrible war that “made the world carnage of the “Baja 150” behind. After a short safe for democracy”, once surviving a kamikaze prep, they were ready for the next day. attack on his ship to fight fires and save Day 2 dawned with Bryce and Admiral lives until forced to abandon ship by jumping Mike staged for the start in San Felipe. After a overboard. It was Bruce and his fellow WWII clean run to Gonzaga Bay, they turned 22 over vets who took their surplus jeeps and innovative to Trott and Emily. They drove their own race dune buggies into the American desert to start past Coco’s, through Calamajue Wash, and the off road community that we enjoy today. into the exotic Valley of the Boojums to finish The Warfighter team is deeply grateful in 102nd place in Bahia de los Angeles. Again, to our civilian ringers, Curtis Wegener, who minor preps were completed before bedding coordinated our flight of 3 Angel chase trucks down for the night. manned by our 6 vets, and Gary Haughley, Mike and Danny left the starting line who helped us prep the 25-year old Raceco/ for the longest leg of the race on the longest Flyer One military buggy. We crushed 1000 day, Day 3. They headed back inland through miles of rugged Baja terrain with no flats and the Sierra de San Borja range. After blasting a completely reliable LSV...our sponsors are through the endless silt beds in the arid Vizcaino the best! The team is grateful to NORRA and desert, the team reached the oasis at San especially our sponsors especially AutoMeter, Ignacio. During the driver change, Danny noted Axis Rod Ends, B&R Buggie, Baja Designs, a cracked a-arm which was quickly welded BFGoodrich, Creo Industries, Davis Family and reinforced. Now facing a 60-minute time Foundation, Flyer Defense, Fox Shocks, penalty, Rob and Trott raced south in mudflats Fuel Safe, JAMAR Brakes, Kartek, Lucas Oil, and soft sand past Scorpion Bay then through MotoWear, Odyssey Battery, Proline Wraps, the rugged Sierra de Giganta mountains into the PRP Seats, Pyrotect, Revant Optics, Richards historic capital city of Loreto. The team finished Performance Muffler, Rugged Radio, Speed in the dark and, despite the penalty, lost only 5 Strap, Superior Bearing, Turn Key Engine, and Warfighters take the checkered flag in San Jose del Cabo. Clockwise from driver: Rob places. WireCare. E Blanton, Danny Novoa, Bryce Eisenhauer, Brian Trotter, Curtis Wegener, Mike Shatynski, Starting off the line at 107th on day and Emily Lewis 4, Danny and Trott piloted 22 back into the

arfighter Made, a veteran nonprofit based in Southern California, fielded an all-veteran team of racers in a vintage military Light Strike Vehicle (LSV) called Flyer 22 for this year’s Mexican 1000. The team raced as “22” not just to bring light to the tragedy that America is losing 22 vets each day to suicide, but to remind the vets to be there for each other. All team members live with those numbers every day.

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Paul “The Dude” Morris got around Aaron Bambach after the cautionary restart, but a tangle with another racer later in the race put him back in fifth on Sunday.

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jumps thrown in for good measure, seemed like a crazy idea to some, but from the moment the trucks put their wheels to pavement the fans have gone wild and Long Beach has now become the biggest race in the series. As part of this year’s Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach weekend, the SST series would run two races, on Saturday and one on Sunday. One race was plagued by controversy but the other was a great race with one of the most famous names in motorsports ending up in the winner’s circle. Race One was on Saturday afternoon. The qualifying order for these races is inverted so the April 13-15, 2018, Long Beach CA slowest qualifiers get to start up front. This put Arie Luyendyk Jr., America’s favorite cad after the By Michael Maher way he treated poor Becca on “The Bachelor” (she Photos by RNR Photos gets to be the new “Bachelorette” so she came out okay), on the pole position as mechanical problems he first two big wins in Robby Gordon’s left him from even clocking a qualifying time. career came in closed course off Luyendyk took full advantage of the road races, the first one at Riverside pole position to take the early lead in the race, International Raceway followed by one at the scheduled for 11 laps or 20 minutes, whichever Orange Show Speedway in San Bernardino came first, and pulled away from the rest of the on a course that featured artificial jumps to field. The pack looked strange as the trucks slipped and slid their way past the Dolphin fountain and enhance the action. other trackside landmarks used to seeing vehicles Perhaps Robby was remembering these designed specifically for these kinds of race tracks. races when, after a successful racing career that As Luyendyk enjoyed his lead, behind him included wins in Indy Cars, NASCAR, the Trans was controlled mayhem, as big packs of trucks Am series and countless off-road victories, Robby bumped and banged their way around the course, went back to his roots after retiring from “big time” sometime taking the jumps two or three wide as racing, starting his own racing series, the SPEED the faster trucks tried to make it to the front and Energy Stadium Super Trucks series, in 2013. the “slower” trucks Taking a cue from trying to stay ahead the late, great Mickey of them. Thompson, Robby started a Another unique series that brought off-road feature of the truck racing, and the action SST races is and excitement surrounding two “competition it, into sports stadiums cautions” thrown across the country. But in to tighten up Gordon took the idea one the pack and step further, realizing that make things more his series could reach even interesting. With the bigger audiences if they field now closing on could become a supporting leader Luyendyk, event at some of the biggest the first of these racing events in the country, cautions flew and including the Long Beach the field slowed Grand Prix. down and bunched Now, the thought of up for the restart. putting off-road racing trucks When the green on a road or street course Apdaly Lopez took a tumble off one of the jumps with a few portable metal and his truck ended up on its side on the race track flag flew again Arie Jr, maintained the lead but the wolves were now on his tail, with Gavin Harlien and Robby Gordon himself, having moved through the field from their starting positions, now biting at his heels. With the handling of Luyendyk’s truck starting to go away, both Harlien and Gordon were soon able to get by Arie Jr. and take over the top two spots. Then it happened. The portable jumps used don’t stretch all the way across the racetrack, and with two of three trucks at Davey Hamilton Jr. rounded out the top five when Saturday’s a time sometimes trying to get racing came to an end. over them, there’s a chance that

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Robby Gordon finished fourth on Sunday and is now tied for first in the series with Matt Brabham lost his hood earlier in the race, was fighting with someone could drop two wheels off the jump and Hoffman for third place when the pair came into the roll over. This is exactly what happened to Apdaly course’s turn nine, at the end of the back straight. Lopez, whose truck took a tumble off one of the Hoffman braked first, and Hildebrand rear ended jumps on Shoreline Drive and ended up on its side him, and with his hood gone and front end frame on the race track. This brought out not just the tubes uncovered, Hildebrand’s truck locked into yellow flag but then the red flag as well, bringing the back of Morris’ truck and the two skidded into the field to a stop. the run-off area. Once stopped the two trucks Everyone assumed that this would be a separated and rejoined the race but far down in the short delay and they would restart after the mess field. was cleaned up. But remember the “11 laps or 20 minutes, whichever comes first” rule? As the drivers and fans anxiously awaited the restart a USAC official waved the checkered flag from the flag stand, ending the race at the 20-minute mark. This didn’t go over well with anybody, as fans booed and racers complained that since there were no on track activities scheduled until the drifting cars hours later, there was no rational reason to not restart the race. But rules are rules and Harlien would score his first series victory sitting in his truck waiting for a restart. Gordon was credited with second with Luyendyk third with Matt Brabham, son of Geoff and grandson of Jack, finishing fourth with Davey Hamilton Jr., another racing legacy, rounding out the top Gavin Harlien earned a first and third overall for the weekend five. Brabham continued to pull away from the Sunday’s race went better, with drivers field and he took the checkered flag way ahead of deciding the finishing order instead of officials. second place finisher Cole Potts with Saturday’s Aaron Bambach, who DNF’d Saturday’s winner Gavin Harlien third. Gordon finished fourth race, started on the pole position for the Sunday and Morris came back to finish fifth. race, and he led the first three laps before Jeff Brabham’s victory left him tied for first place Hoffman and Paul “The Dude” Morris attacked in points with Gordon as the series would move from both sides as they went three wide into turn on to their next race in Perth, Australia, Brabham’s one, Hoffman made it past to take over the lead home turf, where he’d already won the SST race in but Bambach was able to hold off Morris to hang Adelaide. The Super Trucks seem to be even more onto second place, but the pack was closing down popular in Australia than in the United States and on them and the first competition caution was due. with another victory and a tie for the points lead, The yellow flew just as Luyendyk’s truck Brabham should have a lot of support from his broke a drive shaft and Arie climbed out and home country fans. walked away. The pack closed up, with Morris now right on Bambach’s rear bumper and Brabham now in fourth place and stalking. When the green flag flew again Morris quickly dispatched Bambach and set out after teammate Hoffman, but the man on the move was now Brabham, as he blasted past Bambach, shot by Morris and then out braked Hoffman in turn one to take over the lead. Brabham led when the second competition caution came out and when the race resumed he was still in the lead as those behind him had nothing for him and he pulled away. Farther back in the pack Blade Australia’s Matt Brabham took the checkered on Sunday far ahead of Hildebrand, who had second place. E

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and took off with Perry and Newton hot in tow. Kortright spent half the race putting in solid laps as Newton pushed his Scootin’ Newton Racing Yamaha 250 as hard as he could, gaining on Kortright lap by lap, with Perry getting comfortable with the track and pushing his Blud Lubricants/ZR1 Suspension Honda 450 into the lead Newton put on him. With only a few laps to go, disaster struck Kortright when he lost all compression in his engine and couldn’t start up again. Newton capitalized on his misfortune and took the lead, with Perry taking over second and pushing toward the finish. Newton took the win and Perry took second. On day two, Kortright brought in his backup Yamaha 250 while Newton had to bring in his backup Yamaha 125 after sand and silt got past his air filter and deep into the engine. On a freshly watered track, Kortright and Perry were one and two going

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hin Air Off Road Park in Winslow, Arizona made its grand debut hosting Shawn Aksamit, first overall big UTV class the AZOP Winslow Grand Prix. The event, sponsored by the Winslow Chamber of Commerce and the City of Winslow, was held on the brand new track built by the staff and volunteers of Arizona Offroad Promotions.

The 100 acre property is a perfect mix of motocross, desert and enduro sections. At 4.2 miles in length, a full lap runs approximately 8 minutes. The track also features a mini and peewee track for the up and coming youth to get the full racing experience on a shorter course. The desert sections are fast and very silty, while the hard packed motocross sections have plenty of large tabletops and berms to shred into. Thin Air, owned and operated by Katie and Craig Johnson as well as Scott and Bobbie Acklin, marks the first large MX park in northern Arizona, located 60 miles east of Flagstaff. The track will officially open to the public in July, hosting weekend Todd Ellsworth, first Expert ATV practices. Johnson stated she has high hopes for into the first two corners as Newton ended up sliding the track, looking forward to bringing in different out. Later in the lap, the boys found the slickness of race organizations to utilize the track. The property fresh water as Kortright went over the bars coming was a great place for AZOP to bring their series to out of a turn, followed by Perry going down in the next the Round 5 stop, with bikes, quads and UTV’s all corner and Newton high-siding at top speed in the competing for the top spot on the podium. same corner Kortright went down in. The Pro Bike race had the trio of Luis As all three got back to racing at nearly the Kortright, Wyatt Perry and Jeremy Newton same time, Kortright got sent off track into the trees competing for the top spot in a hard fought race. as Perry and Newton pulled away. Only two laps The KTM 350 of Kortright grabbed the holeshot later Perry maintained his lead and was pulling away from Newton when Newton’s throttle cable broke and sent him off track with a pinned throttle. After gathering himself back up, Newton jumped back in and pushed towards closing the lead Perry had put on the rest of the field. Finishing day two would be Perry on top with Kortright taking second with a badly injured shoulder and Newton limping into save points, taking third. In the stacked Dylan Aksamit, second 1000cc Turbo Open C class, Jarren

Atwater found himself a healthy lead and never looked back, pushing his Suzuki to the top of the podium. Gage Ross ran a good race as well, finishing second in front of Weston Atwater in third. Another notable finish in Open C was Adriana Mcneme, finishing mid pack in 6th on her Northland Motorsports Honda. Top10 in the Big Bike race on Saturday was Jeremy Newton (Pro), Wyatt Perry (Pro), Austin Alexander (125-250 A), Dominic Dugi (Open A), Brian Perry Jr. (Open A), David Richards (Open A), Kyle Craighill (125-250 B), Kenneth Preston (Master 50+ A), Jon Froust (Open B), and Tim Dana (Open B). The quads made quick work of dominating the new track with the stacked Expert class racing out onto the course, with Eliminator Racing’s Todd Ellsworth grabbing the hole shot and rocketing through the course. Ellsworth would represent Jeremy Newton, third Pro on day two Eliminator well with his smooth cornering and great form throughout the race and taking the win. Noah Harris made the trip from Colorado to show what he’s made of, holding a strong second throughout the race and taking the second step of the podium after seven laps. Dirt Tribe Racing’s Deshawn Tallsalt also had a solid day, riding safely and keeping his bike running while the silt beat the other racer’s bikes up. After a few air filter swaps, Tallsalt would finish third. In the Sportsman class, Nick Helton ran a solid race, flying through the track and scoring a first place win. Francisco Lizarraga ran close behind him and took second. Kayla Dickinson represented both the youth and the female ATV riders by racing with the big boys and finishing third, despite breaking her wrist only two months ago. In the Pro class, Dylan Sloan was Kayla Dickinson, third Sportsman untouchable, taking first overall and winning his class. Overall Top10 results are as follows: Dylan Sloan (Pro), Todd Ellsworth (Expert), Nick Helton (Sportsman), Noah Harris (Expert), Francisco Lizarraga (Sportsman), Deshawn Tallsalt (Expert), Kayla Dickinson (Sportsman), Mike Nieves (Expert), Koby Dodson (Expert) and Brandon Siewiyumptewa (Expert). In addition to Kayla, Carly Senter of Caliber Racing also did a fantastic job of representing girls in racing by dominating the 250-400cc class and taking second overall in a field of all boys. In the Peewee Quad race, the track owner’s sons placed first in both their classes with Landen taking first overall. The Pro UTV’s came out and showed Winslow how AZOP races short desert tracks, with Shawn Aksamit and James Moore battling all race for the top spot. Tom Wilson and Calvin Matthews also had their battles closely behind the leaders. Moore would push all race towards Aksamit, but ultimately could not make magic happen and took a strong second, while Aksamit flew through the course, clearing any doubles and tabletops in his way. In the 1000cc Non-Turbo class, it was the Jarren Atwater, first Open C STI Offroad Yamaha YXZ1000 of Robert Olander and made the pass as Jax ended upon his side and the YXZ of Justin Everett battling all race. With after pushing too hard. Olander would then take off only seconds between them all race, it was a flat toward the lead before a broken drive shaft ended tire that kept Olander from making the pass and those hopes as he limped into the finish on front taking second, and Everett keeping first place for wheel drive only, salvaging a fourth place finish. himself after a smooth, solid performance. Kody Shane Redline would take the class win and a solid Winiecki of Winiecki Motorsports/Blud Lubricants third overall. would take third in a new car purchased on the way Top10 results for UTV are Shawn Aksamit, to the race. James Moore, Shane Till, Justin Everett, Robert Shane Till dominated the 1000cc Turbo Olander, Kali Kinsman, Kody Winiecki, Eric class, keeping Kali Kinsman behind him as he Harrison, Trevor Yoell, and Shannon Hein. pushed his Polaris RZR 1000 Turbo through the The 170cc UTV’s had a blast racing earlier clear course ahead of him and into the finish. Day in the day, with Jaxen Gibson taking the top spot two would bring Shane and Jax Redline in their on the podium, followed by Ashton Stowell and Polaris RZR RS1’s hot off of a second and first Vincent Riccitelli. Sunday the UTV 570’s came place (respectively) in the Lucas Oil Off Road out and put on a show. Riley Hein pushed his car race in Chandler the night before. This father and across the finish line in first, followed by Kasyn son team would take advantage of the RS1’s light Matthews and Grace Vinagro. weight and superior handling and take two great Thin Air Off Road Park held up well against positions in the front of the pack through half the all the abuse the weekend threw at it. Keep an race. Olander’s STI YXZ 1000 caught Jax and eye out for the best off road racing experience in the two began to battle for position. After multiple northern Arizona, opening in early July. E attempts at pushing the YXZ faster through the turns, Olander finally got a good line on the RS1

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First overall in the morning race and Class 1000 winner Brock Heger from El Centro CA with co-driver Quentin Tucker

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rock Heger beat over 200 competitors in 20 classes to be the first finisher in the

three-lap morning race at the BFGoodrich Tires Mint 400. Starting order for the first five positions Heger’s Class 1000 was determined from the results of the recent Parker 425, where Brock Heger was rewarded for his strong second place finish by leaving the line on the first row. “The clean air helped on the first lap,” Heger explained, “but once you catch lap traffic it can actually be a disadvantage because the other vehicles don’t know that they have been caught.” Heger got mixed up with a UTV at the end of Lap 2, sending him end over end right in front of the crowded bleachers. His Alumi Craft race car

Taylor Mills out of Houston TX finished 24th Trick Truck with Josh Huff, Mike Kerr and Bart Parker

Jason Voss finished seventh Trick Truck with James East, Rich Voss and Rob Mills

withstood the rollover, but not without damage to Heger’s radio communications and brakes. Class 1000 vehicles feature economical Ecotech fourcylinder engines, making them a true drivers’ class. Heger beat 26 other competitors within the 1000 class to finish with an unofficial time of 5 hours, 53 minutes. The Class 10 podium was rounded out by Arnoldo Gutierrez and Christian Fessler. The explosion in popularity of UTVs has made the UTV Turbo Class (900) the largest of the Mint 400 with nearly 70 entries. These race cars must retain the stock turbocharged engine and stock chassis, making them nearly race ready right off the showroom floor. Justin Lambert barely edged out Phil Blurton and Mark Burnett, with less than two minutes separating the three competitors. “We started 59th in class, so we had a lot of traffic to work through with our Polaris RZR,” Lambert explained, “but we had a flawless day.” UTV Pro class (1900) had 50 entries, making it one of the largest classes at the 2018 Mint 400. UTV Pro differs from the UTV Turbo class in that they use a naturally aspirated (non-turbocharged) engine. Polaris managed to win both classes, with 17-year-old Dodge Poelman taking the victory in UTV Pro NA. Poelman started 22nd in class, but the intermittent precipitation and breeze kept dust to a minimum on the punishing 118-mile course. Twenty Trophylites showed up to do battle at the Mint 400 in this affordable spec class. Trophylites use the same four-cylinder Ecotech engine as Class 1000 buggies but mount the engine in front and run an automatic transmission and solid rear axle under the fiberglass truck body. Craig Spitz and his son Jacob won the Trophylite class after finishing just off the podium in fourth at the recent Parker 425. Other class winners included MMA superstar Dominick Cruz in Class Zero One (5500), Mike Belk in Class 5000 Bug, Chad Hall in Stock Mini (7300), and Billy Bunch in Jeepspeed Outlaws (3700). Lighter weight vehicles ran in the morning starting at 6 a.m., while the larger, heavier Trick Trucks, 1500 buggies, 6100 trucks, and Ultra4 cars took the course later to run three laps and determine the overall race winner.

Bryce Menzies Squeaks Out Victory

For the third year in a row, the winner of the BFGoodrich Tires Mint 400 has been decided by mere seconds. In an all-out assault across nearly Eric Trondle with Galina Maffei, Mike Bach and Justin Anderson all from Anaheim finished 23rd Class 6100

Justin “Bean” Smith with Sam Richard and Taylor Richard finished second Class 5000

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Dean Wheeler out of Phoenix AZ finished 31st UTV Production with Johnny Sanders, Tyler Hilt and Ryan Hilt

400 miles of the most brutal terrain on earth, Bryce Menzies edged out Apdaly Lopez by a mere 28 seconds to win the 50th anniversary of the Mint 400. “My grandfather passed away last week,” Menzies shared. “He was always such a role model for me and I want to make him proud; this win is for him.” The Las Vegas native completed three laps on the brutal 118-mile course in five hours and 52 minutes with an average speed of 60 mph. Menzies followed up on his 2013 victory to join a distinguished group of racers including Andy McMillin and Justin Lofton as repeat winners of the Mint 400. RPM Offroad’s Apdaly Lopez lead the race at the start of the final lap, but the setting sun conspired against him. “The light bar on our roof wasn’t functioning,” Apdaly explained. “We hit a rock and the air jack wasn’t working, so we needed to use our mechanical jack to change out the tire.” While he retained the lead and was the first physical finisher of the race, that situation cost the Baja champion three minutes, which was enough to give the victory to Menzies. The all-BFGoodrich podium was rounded out by Ryan Poelman, whose son won the closely contested UTV Pro (1900) class earlier in the day. Poelman’s Ready Gunner team won the Method Race Wheels Pit Crew Challenge earlier in the week, and their skills and efficiency were enough to put him on the podium, beating the fourth-place team of Victor Gruber and Dale Dondel by less than a minute on corrected time. The day started with famed UFC announcer and Las Vegas icon Bruce Buffer introducing the drivers to the huge crowd with his signature style. Fast qualifier Harley Letner was able to stay up front for the first lap, but a flat tire on the second lap allowed the lead trucks to get past his 1500 Class buggy. “I can hold those guys off,” Letner confessed, “but once they get ahead of me I can’t reel them back in. This course is just too rough for that.” To put things in perspective, Letner did beat all but seven of the Trick Trucks and won the 1500 class by over an hour ahead of second place finisher Brian Parkhouse. While the Trick Trucks typically use a front engine configuration and a solid rear axle under the fiberglass body, 1500 Class buggies use a rear engine with a transaxle. This limits the available rear wheel travel relative to a Trick Truck, putting the buggies at a disadvantage in rough terrain. The King of the Hammer’s 4400 cars came to play at the Mint 400 this year with a deep class of 29 entries. 13 of those vehicles reached the finish line by the midnight cut off, led by Utah’s Paul Horschel, Casey Currie, and Loren Healy (respectively). Horschel’s desert-inspired Jeep relied on the Fox bypass shocks and huge 42-inch BFGoodrich tires to beat Currie by over 20 minutes. “This was the roughest race I have ever run,” Horschel confessed. “I broke the rear off after six miles and had to run the entire race without a spare tire or a jack.” KOH winner Jason Scherer finished the Mint 400 fourth in class, putting him at the front of the Triple Crown that includes King of the Hammers, the Mint 400, and the Fall Crandon short course race. While desert racing is predictably dominated by teams from the southwest, Indiana’s Mike Neff won the 7200 class ahead of Jeff Proctor. The 7200 class is essentially a scaled down version of Trick Truck that requires a six-cylinder engine. As crew chief for Top Fuel’s Tony Schumacher, Neff knows how to get the most power out of any engine, and at the Mint 400 he proved that he is just as capable behind the wheel as he is with a torque wrench in his hand. Neff wasn’t the only crossover from NHRA’s Don Schumacher Racing; Antron Brown also competed in the Mint 400 in the Polaris RZR Star Car. The 6 p.m. 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 dark. As the sun dropped below the horizon the rain began to fall, limiting dust but creating its own challenges with regards to traction and visibility. Only 80 of 180 racers reached the finish line by midnight, completing three laps on the varied 118mile course that contained everything from fourfoot-deep whoops to hairpin turns to lakebeds that

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allowed for triple digit speeds. They were greeted by the hardcore race fans, Best in the Desert staff and volunteers, and family and friends who stayed until every car had crossed the line. The Great American Off-Road Race had it all, and next year promises to be even bigger with the return of motorcycles and quads for the 51st annual Mint 400. E

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MOTOCROSS Round 4, April 21, 2018 Perris Raceway, Perris CA By Steve Caro - Photos by Kathryn Caro

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fter their soiree into racing on a high-speed T-T style course at Lake Elsinore in their previous round, for round four, the classic racers returned to Perris Raceway to take on a revised Perris Vet track. Clear skies and warm temperatures rounded out an ideal day of racing for the 115 entrants. “Rocket” Rex Staten made a surprise appearance on a CZ not too different from the one he used on his legendary ride at the 1975 USGP at Carlsbad Raceway. Staten displayed the form that made him a top contender for over a decade as he navigated the course in a fluid style which saw him lap the mixed field of combined classes up to the third-place competitor.

both the moto and overall win. Hard secured second, with Davidson’s 2-3 scores for third overall. Age 60 is merely a chronical age for many long-time racers. The Vintage 60+ Intermediate class supports that attitude. In the opening moto, CZ mounted Fred Cox led down the starting chute with Dana Yenawine (CZ) and Randi Perkins, riding a fully street legal 1970’s era Honda XL 350 in tow. Cox pushed his Czech iron hard, stretching his lead to several bike lengths over the pack. Perkins, complete with his new replacement knees, manhandled his four-stroke around the course, followed by Yenawine’s pristine CZ. Fundamentally unchallenged after the midway point of the moto, Cox took the moto win, followed by Perkins and Yenawine. Cox took the holeshot in the second moto, blitzing to the front of the pack. Yenawine followed in second with Perkins third. Cox continued to build on his lead as he blitzed the course in impressive style. Although Yenawine never backed off in his pursuit, the day belonged to Cox as he took the checkers to clinch the overall. Yenawine’s 3-2 score earned him second overall while Perkins secured third with his 2-3 scores. Currently, vintage and post-

Jake Schwartz was a close second and Peter Tolmasoff, also on a Kawasaki settled into third. Nielsen kept the rpm’s up and maintained a healthy lead over Schwartz and Tolmasoff. At the end of the moto, Nielsen rolled across in first, with Schwartz and Tolmasoff close behind. With five laps standing between Nielsen and the overall win, the second moto powered out the gate in a haze of two-stroke smoke. Nielsen took over the lead

Billy Nielsen

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Rex Staten Chuck McCarty (Yamaha) ruled the GP-1 500 Expert class. In moto one, McCarty led as the pack exited the starting straight, shadowed by Bill Davidson and John Hard, also Yamaha mounted. McCarty was the master of the course as he traversed it with ease. Davidson was a close second with Hard in third. McCarty retained his lead, taking the moto win followed by Davidson and Hard. McCarty showed he was the person to beat in the second moto as he parlayed a massive holeshot into a large lead over the pack. Hard ran a torrid pace throughout the moto and narrowed McCarty’s lead midway in the moto. The day was McCarty’s, keeping his big bore in the powerband speeding to

vintage racing is for machines manufactured up to 1996. The newest machines compete in the GP-3 classes. The GP-3 125 Intermediate class showcases the machines that were so prevalent prior to the four-stroke era engulfing the Randi Perkins sport. Riding an iconic Yamaha YZ-125, Billy Nielsen had a notable day, sweeping both motos. In the first moto, Nielsen worked his way to the front as the pack sped up the main straight after the start. Kawasaki mounted

position on the back half of the course, with Tolmasoff and Schwartz giving chase. By the midway point of the race, Nielsen held a small lead over his pursuers. As the race neared its finish, Nielsen continued to push hard

Dana Yenawine and took the checkers, clinching the overall. Tolmasoff and Schwartz rounded out the podium with solid rides of their own. Healthy numbers of entrants have been a staple this season and it’s anticipated this will continue throughout the series. E

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Tiffany and Gracie Protas, fifth Pro Unlimited

AMA District 38 OTB Easter Egg Scramble April 14, 2018 Plaster City East CA Photos by Judd Neves

Andrew Mulligan, fifth 250 Novice

Kyle Hearold with Andy Vance, second Vet Expert, sixth overall

TOP TEN OVERALL BIKES/QUADS 1. Justin Carnes, Eric Carnes 2. Carey Lincoln, Cody Webber 3. Robbie Pippin, Bret Driscoll 4. Alejandro Gutierrez 5. Henry Daly, Daniel Flowers 6. Kyle Hearold, Andy Vance 7. Christopher Avalos, Jose Luis-Meza 8. Tyler Sarver, Tanner Engen 9. Evan Estrada, Joshua Alvarado 10. Steve Fenton, Earl Roberts TOP TEN OVERALL UTV 1. Todd Barnhill 2. Chris Blais 3. Kyle Stockbridge 4. Chris Niemi 5. Justin Herrera 6. Greg Wright 7. Scott LeSage 8. Nick Sandy Flores teamed with Mariah Brown for first ATV Women Amateur Niemi 9. Steve Carver 10. Connor Bardsley, Ryan Haake 250 Nov 1. Eric Steve Mutt Moreno, Brendan Hinkle 2. Cooper Shira, Lincoln Open Exp 1. Justin Carnes, Eric Carnes 2. Carey McAvene 3. Anthony Grasmick 4. Tristan Brigman Lincoln, Cody Webber 3. Anthony Santos, Michael 200 Exp 1. Evan Estrada, Joshua Alvarado 200 Russel 4. Sergio Sanchez Open Am 1. Alejandro Am 1. Dylan Earle, Dale Fenton 200 Nov 1. Gutierrez 2. Austyn Smith, Ryan Schmelter Open Braydin Collie, Austin Holt Vet Exp 1. Henry Daly, Nov 1. David Ponce-Dick, Conor Haley 2. Sam Daniel Flowers 2. Kyle Hearold, Andy Vance 3. Neilson, Justin Myron 250 Exp 1. Tyler Sarver, Eric Biddlecome Vet Am 1. Chris Brooks, Albert Tanner Engen 2. Andrew Mulligan 250 Am 1.

Brian Jordan, second Masters Expert

Henry Daly with Dan Flowers finished fifth overall and first Vet Expert Valenzla 2. Justin Sharp, Benjie Schidler 3. Daniel Barker, Joe Shuart 4. Bryan Kennerly, Richard Harrison Vet Nov 1. Brian Long 2. Daniel Rossi, Michael Vazquez 3. Aaron Duarte Senior Exp 1. Derek Ball, Darren Southworth 2. Jason Cogbil Senior Am 1. Chris Segal, Kenny Schwenck 2. Jorge Gonzalez, Jason Morgan Senior Nov 1. Courtney Ludwin, Chad Prey Super Senior Exp 1. Robbie Pippin, Bret Driscoll 2. Steve Fenton,

Justin Carnes, first overall, first Open Expert

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Braydin "Bubba" Collie took over after his partner Austin Holt crashed on the start. Bubba did four straight laps securing the 200 novice win!


Scott LaSage, second Pro Production

Todd Barnhill, first Pro Unlimited, first overall

Cooper Shira teamed with Lincoln McAvene and finished second 250 Novice Earl Roberts 3. Mark Zela, Randy Whittenburg 4. Raymond Zuchowski, Bob Stuhler 5. Dewey Belew,

Chris Blais, second overall, second Pro Unlimited Eric Wright Super Senior Am 1. Rick Mauro, Bill Hinkle Super Senior Nov 1. Robert Feinstein 2. Paul Shira, Nick McAvene 3. Jerome Foster Master Exp 1. Dave Gazzaneo 2. Brian Jordan ATV Exp 1. Christopher Avalos, Jose Luis-Meza 2. Oscar Ruiz, Diego Beltran 3. Bennie Beltran 4. Robert Rodriquez, Jose Luis Montoya ATV Nov 1. Delfino Haro, Hilario Haro ATV Vet Exp 1. Carlos Moreno, Rob Niemela ATV Vet Am 1. Mike Weaver, Steve Kerchner ATV Senior Exp 1. Eric Hartell, Rick Boone ATV Senior Nov 1. Larry Hammers ATV Women Am 1. Sandy Flores ATV Women Nov 1. Tina Kennerly,

Kyle Stockbridge, third overall, third Pro Unlimited Michelle Bealo 2. Tovia Lowry 3. Rachael Weaver, Jenn Shuart Womens Am 1. Desiree Bates, Kayla Kesling Women Nov 1. Cassidy Estrada, Samantha Velasquez UTV Pro Unlimited 1. Todd Barnhill 2. Chris Blais 3. Kyle Stockbridge 4. Steve Carver 5. Tiffany Protas UTV Pro Stock 1. Chris Niemi 2. Greg Wright 3. Nick Niemi 4. Wes Feeler 5. Jannelle Feeler UTV Pro Production 1. Justin Herrera 2. Scott LeSage 3. Jason Brisco UTV Sportsman 1. Steve Mutt 2. Karl Ziegler

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Michelle Bealo teaming with Tina Kennerly finished first Women ATV Novice

Mark Zela teaming with Randy Whittenberg finished third Super Senior Expert

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he dry desert terrain of Gorman CA saw weather that was far from normal for the majority of these off-road racers. The rain and snowfall throughout the weekend made for very wet course conditions, but nonetheless made the Gorman Hare Scramble a little more exciting than usual.

Howard Tande, third Pro ATV

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YOUTH

Racing kicked off bright and early Saturday morning with the PeeWee race. Waylon Honnold coming in first overall, led the pack for the entire race. Cody Solis fearlessly raced behind Honnold, coming in second next to Ian Passno in third. Passno battled for third place with Ryder Bartel during the first lap but won the battle during the second lap and pulled away with a third place spot on the PeeWee podium. Jett Lessing took home another first place finish to add to his 2018 race season when he topped the 65cc podium next to Brennen Watson in second and Mikey Wayne in third. Jett Lessing held the leading position for the entire race with Brennen Watson putting on the pressure in second pace, with Mikey Wayne in third, holding his position for the entire race. The Big Wheel race saw the best youth battle of the season between Seven Diaz and Zach Kerling as they fought for the lead. Seven Diaz came through the scoring shoot in the lead every single lap, but Kerling was only seconds behind and making sure Diaz knew he was there. Another battle that was happening not too far behind was between Lane Forbes and Shane Heywood for the third place position. Heywood stole the third place position in the last two laps with Lane Forbes coming in fourth. Although Kerling put the pressure on Diaz in the last lap, Diaz remained in the lead, putting Zach Kerling in second and Seven Diaz in 1st for the Big Wheel race.

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The first race of the day on Sunday saw an overall win from FMF Factory KTM Racing's Kacy Martinez. Although Martinez will not be following the series for points in the 2018 race season, she came out to Gorman for a little bit of course practice and absolutely dominated. Behind Martinez in second OA,Gina Alvarez made an appearance in off-road racing and raced her way to a second place spot on the podium next to third place in the Women's class, Sharon Mowell.

PRO ATV

For the Pro ATV class, Jeff Collins took home the overall win next to Travis Work in second and Howard Tande in third. As the last race of the day Saturday, the course was ready for these ATV racers as they left the start line. Racing while it was pouring rain was not a fan favorite, but the racers powered through and finished their race strong.

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five laps of the race up until he came across bike difficulties, setting him back to 12th overall. JCR Factory Honda Trevor Stewart swapped second place with Team SRT Husqvarna backed Trystan Hart, but Hart took over the lead of the race on lap six, coming into the scoring shoot in first overall and remaining in the lead for the finish of the race next to teammate, Team SRT - Husqvarna backed Ryan Smith in second and Gas Gas's Noah Kepple in third.

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PRO 250

Making the Pro 250 podium for the third time this year, Jeremy Wilton came in first for the Pro 250 class. Preston Campbell came in second for the Pro 250 class ahead of Lochlan Campbell in third. Wilton stayed out in front for the entire race with the rest of the pack battling behind for a second place position. Preston Campbell raced in eighth place, but fought his way to a second place position next to Lochlan Campbell in third place.

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The leaders of the Pro race left spectators on their toes as a different racer was leading off of every lap. RPM Racing Jeremy Wilton won the Pro 250 class and finished ninth overall Team's Dante Oliveira led for

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SRA GRAND PRIX

Johnny Campbell finished third overall among Conner Eddy on his Super Mini dominated the 65cc, 85cc, and Super Mini the Vet 30+ and Senior 40+ riders classes

Rick Sanders won the Super Senior +60 race Round 4, April 29, 2018 Glen Helen Raceway, San Bernardino CA By Ken Corum - Photos by Sean Renshaw

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ound 4 of the 11-race SRA Grand Prix series took place at Glen Helen Raceway on April 29, 2018; a cool, overcast Sunday. The Glen Helen and SRA crews laid out another fun and challenging race course that used the GP, REM, and Lucas Oil Truck tracks. Rider turnout in all classes increased again with many new names on the entry list. New to SRA this month was electronic scoring, provided by Moto-Tally.

The first race of the day showcased the Vet 30+ and Senior 40+ riders. This race was by far the largest of the weekend with 100 riders lining

Amateur Oskar Kristjanassan pushed his little 125 to a class win and all the way up to 12th overall

Chad Longfellow won the Vet 30+ Beginner class

Jett Lessing rode his 65 all the way to third overall

up. Last month’s overall runner up, Vet +30 rider Billy Lavorci, moved up one spot to take the overall. Lavorci was closely followed by Mike Baker, and Baja racers Johnny Campbell and Max Eddy. David Faux, Wes Nemec, and Chad Strothers were the winners in the Vet +30 Amateur, Novice, and Beginner classes respectively. Mike Baker, Chris Russell, and Chad Longfellow were the winners in the Senior +40 classes. The 65cc, 85cc, and Super Mini classes took the start for the second race. SRA no longer mixes these riders on their smaller bikes into the 450cc, 250cc, and 125cc race and instead dedicates Race Two specifically to these classes, with the thought that doing so will increase rider safety and allow all other riders and family members to watch these futures of our sport. This month there were 14 riders in this race that runs the complete GP race course, but SRA expects rider turnout to increase as word of this class gets out. Conner Eddy on his Super Mini dominated this race, pulling away to a lead of close to a minute and a half by the finish. The Little Engine That Can, Jett Lessing rode his 65 all the way to third overall, beating all others except the two Super Minis. Race Three featured 70 riders in the Super Senior +50/60 and Women’s classes. Super Senior +60 class champion, Rick Sanders, won the Super Senior +60 race but was very nearly chased down by Super Senior +60 novice, Morgan Pierce. Impressively, Super Senior +60 riders Sanders, Pierce, Pete Vetrano, and Kirk Kovaleff all finished in the top 10 overall. The Woman’s race was won by Kimberly Lappnow followed by Kelly Barbosa and Jordan Sedlak. The 450cc, 250cc, and 125cc riders made up the fourth race. Trevor Stewart was the showcase rider this month. The JCR Honda rider led off the start and never looked back. Benny Breck did his best to keep Stewart in sight but had to settle for second. Smitty Lamberton and Nick Stover had a dual to the death for third overall with Smitty persevering; while Stover had to settle for winning the 250cc class. Amateur Oskar Kristjanassan pushed his little 125 to a class win and all the way up to 12th overall. Now in it’s third month, the Pee Wee race is starting to take off. Word is getting out and 15

Smitty Lamberton finished third overall in race four

riders and their families participated this month. The riders (and parents) were caught having a tremendous amount of fun. SRA will continue to make adjustments to this race to improve safety and fun. Next month a second class will be added to accommodate the more advanced riders who have joined the fun. The track is fun, challenging (but not too challenging), and safe. Please help SRA grow support for this race, as this is the true future of our sport. This month a team race was held to raise funds to help a fallen comrade. Jim Masters who is a long time SRA member and Big 6 rider was badly injured in a racing accident at another track. Jim will require extensive health care for the remainder of his life and the SRA family felt that donating the proceeds from this race would be a good start toward that effort. Results for this race can be found at http:// moto-tally.com/SRAGP/Results.aspx. Rich Suitor and the staff of SRA are working hard to improve the SRA experience. Please let them know how they are doing. Reach out via SRAGP.com SRA did not hold a race in the month of May because of the AMA Lucas Oil Pro Motocross race at the end of the month. Round 5 of the SRA Grand Prix series will be at Glen Helen Raceway on Sunday, June 24, 2018.

Morgan Pierce finished a very close second Super Senior +60 novice

Max Eddy finished fourth overall in th largest race of the weekend with 100 Vet 30+ and Senior 40+ riders

Trevor Stewart won race four overall, the 450cc, 250cc, and 125cc classes.

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Avery Stewart, sixth Class 1600

Bryce Farrar, third Class 1600

Emme Hall, fifth Class 1600 Andrew Jacques, sixth Class 1400

Steve Bradford, fourth Class 10

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Most Dominant Driver $1000 Winner Take All: Brandon Heald, Class 9

March 17, 2018 - Barstow CA Photos by RnR Photos Class 1. Riley Herbst 2. Scott Rasmussen 3. Rod Kaven 4. Jesse Hooker 5. Steve Graff Class 6100 1. Jeff Pendygraft 2. Erik Trondle Class 10 1. David Norris Erik Irvine 3. Andy Marsoun 4. Steve Bradford 5. Dennis Carrillo Class 1400 Pro 1. Gregg Zumwalt Class 5 1. Scott Moldenhauer 2. Cade Garcia 3. Patrick Larson 4. Rick Holmes Class 1400 1. Dan Fertal 2. Bret Jenkins 3. Dean Miller 4. Nick Zingali 5. Kenny Falconer Class 1600 1. Garrett Curran 2. Harley Hendrickson 3. Bryce Farrar 4. James Woods 5. Emme Hall Class 1350 1. Jeff Hamilton 2. Cliff Copland Class 5/1600 1. Danny Garcia Class 9 1. Brandon Heald 2. Matt Creveling 3. Christian Anderson 4. Jesus Galvan Jr. 5. Brandon Meehan Class 2000 1. Mike Bach 2. Kyle Thomas 3. Chris Vandenbush 4. Caitlynn Henry 5. Nate Lacey

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David Norris, first Class 10

Dean Miller, third Class 1400

Garret Church, seventh Class 10

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SCFTA Flat Track Rounds 2 & 3, April 7-8, 2018 Perris Raceway, Perris CA Photos by DW Media Round 2 Results 50cc 2 Stk Nov 1. Drake Conner 2. Brayden Reed 50cc 2 Stk Beg 1. Rodrigo Ronel 50cc 4 Stk Am 1. James Warren 50cc Open 1. Kensi Matrudaira 2. Rodrigo Ronguel 3. Drake Conner 50cc 4 Stk Beg 1. Brayden Reed 2. Landyn Vallin 3. Chase Dillard 4. Matthew Crean 50cc 4 Stk Nov 1. Drake Conner 65-70cc 4 Stk Am 1. James Warren 65-70cc 4 Stk Nov 1. Jasper Heathfield 2. Keensei Matsudaira 65-70cc 2 Stk Nov 1. Owen Williams 65-70cc 4 Stk Beg 1. Drake Conner 2 Austin Hill 3. Brody Porst 65-70cc 2 Stk Nov 1. Jasper Heathfield 65-70cc 2 Stk Am 1. Kage Tadman 2. Mathew Arren 85-100cc 4 Stk Nov 1. Sierra Hickerson 65-70cc Open 1. Travis Horn 2. Kage Tadman 3. Austin Hill 85cc Open 1. Travis Horn 2. Colin Petton 3. Sierra Hickerson 4. Isabella Mitchell 5. Matthew Warren 85-100cc 4 Stk Beg 1. Owen Williams 2. Isabella Mitchell 3. Jasper Heathfield 4. Jason Schroeder 5. Kensi Matsudaira 85-100cc 4 Stk Am 1. Travis Horn 85-10cc 2 Stk Am 1. Travis Horn 2. Colin Petton 3. Matthew Warren 85-100cc 2 Stk Beg 1. Kage Tadman 2. Jadon Schroeder 85-100cc 2 Stk Nov 1. Sierra Hickerson Youth 250cc Open 1. Grant Holmes 2. Travis Petton 3. Zack Earwood 4. Jacob Cascio 5. Braydin Collie Men Open 4 Stk 1. Gaige Hill 2. Marc Heathfield 3. Doug Dillard 4. Tim Dughman 5. Tracy Williams Super Senior +60 Exp 1. Jim Wood 2. Jim Medlin 3. Tom Baugh 4. Dan Kane Open Unclassified A 1. Travis Petton 2. Nick Gil 3. Grant Holmes 4. Ryan Reed 5. Chris Filmore

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Open Unclassified B 1. Charlie Vanderlaan 2. Justin Thurman 3. Daniel Layton 4. Matt Ott 5. Daltin Collie Vet +35 Am 1. Jason Stopher 2. LJ Gronek 3. Ronnie Scaysbrook 4. Andrew Myers 5. Adam Waheed Vet +35 Nov 1. Robin Nicolaidsi 2. Steve Powels 3. Jess Flores 4. Robbie Crean Classic Vintage 1. Jeff Apple 2. Lenny Rodriguez 3. Flyn Stone 4. James Kohls 5. Joe Pape Super Senior +60 Am/Nov 1. Go Takamine 2. Carl Whitt 3. Robbie Crean 4. Larry Hanson 5. Rich Silva Vet +35 Exp 1. Jon Nunes 2. Paul Ott 3. Keith Williams 4. Robert Bush 5. Scott Hanson Bomber Exp 1. Jeff Johnson 2. Jim Lundgren 3. Shawn Chamlee 4. Joe Steffen 5. Rolf Greenhill Hooligans 1. Josh Siegh 2. Jason LaRev 3. Marc Heathfield 4. Megan Vilardi Powder Puff 1. Sierra Hickerson 2. Masumi Takamine 3. Megan Vilardi 4. Marissa Zack Earwood finished first Open Beginner in Silva 5. Isabella Mitchell Framer Am/Nov 1. Round 2 Jim Bandelin 2. Darin Dwyer Open Beg 1. Zach Earwood 2. Braydin Collie 3. Brian Shaw 4. Go Takamine 5. Conner Hickerson Senior Vet +50 Exp 1. Jon Nunes 2. Larry Earhart 3. Jim Medlin 4. Ben Meyer 5. Rolf Greenhill Framer Exp 1. Jeff Johnson 2. Travis Petton 3. Jim Lundgren 4. Grant Holmes 5. Shawn Chamlee Senior Vet +50 Am 1. Chris Osborn 2. Paul Colston 3. Robin Nicolaider 4. Brian Harmon 5. Jim Bandelin Vintage 250-360 2&4 Stk 1. Josh Loopeman 2. Pete Ryan Premier Seniors 1. Mike Brooks 2. Gary Lane Open Am 1. Chris Osborn 2. Justin Thurman 3. LJ Gronek 4. Daniel Layton Open Nov 1. Matthew Ott 2. Jimmy Martin 3. Daltin Collie 4. Larry Collie 5. Jake Mitchell Open Exp 1. Grant Holmes 2. Brayden Reed finished first 50cc Beginner Travis Petton 3. Chris Filmore 4. Jaycee Jones in Round 2 and 3 5. Rennie Scay Pro 1. John Vanderlaan 2. Nick Gil 3. James Ott 4. Colt Foster 5. Nicholas Round 3 Results Garcia 50cc 4 Stk Beg 1. Chase Dillard 2. Brayden Reed 50cc 4 Stk Nov 1. Drake Conner 50cc 2 Stk Beg 1. Brayden Reed 50cc 2 Stk Nov

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Jeff Apple took home two first Classic Vintage wins for the weekend

Round 2, Colt Foster first Framer Expert and #37 Jeff Johnson, second


1. Drake Conner 65-70cc 4 Stk Beg 1. Austin Hill 2. Brody Porst 65cc 4 Stk Nov 1. Jasper Heathfield 65-70cc 2 Stk Am 1. Kage Tadman 2. Travis Horn 65 2 Stk Nov 1. Owen William 2. Jasper Heathfield 50cc Open 1. Drake Conner 65-70cc Open 1. Travis Horn 2. Owen Williams 3. Kage Tadman 4. Austin Hill 85-100cc 4 Stk Beg 1. Isabella Mitchell 2. Owen Williams 3. Jasper Heathfield 4. Jaden Schroeder 5. Gavin Finniff 85-100cc 4 Stk Nov 1. Sierra Hickerson 85-100cc 4 Stk Am 1. Travis Horn 85-100cc 4 2 Stk Nov 1. Sierra Hickerson 85-100cc 2 Stk Am 1. Travis Horn 2. Colin Petton 85-100cc 2 Stk Beg 1. Kage Tadman 2. Jadon Schroeder 85 Open 1. Colin Petton 2. Travis Horn 3. Isabella Mitchell 4. Sierra Hickerson Youth 250 Open 1. Grant Holmes 2. Travis Petton 3. Zac Earwood 4. Conner Hickerson 5. Jake Mitchell Classic Vintage 1. Jeff Apple 2. James Kohls 3. Scott

Jones 4. Scott Kitchen 5. Joe Pape Mens Open 4 Stk 1. Conner Hickerson 2. Marc Heathfield 3. Tom Dughman Super Senior +60 Exp 1. Daniel Mullins 2. Tom Baugh Premier Senior 1. Mike Brooks 2. Gary Lane Open Unclassified A 1. Andre Ochs 2. Travis Petton 3. Nick Gil 4. Grant Holmes 5. Charlie Vanderlaan Open Unclassified B 1. Justin Thurman 2. James Ott 3. Matt Ott 4. Conner Hickerson 5. Larry Collie Vet 35 Am 1. Jason Stopher 2. LJ Gronek 3. Andrew Myers Vet 35 Nov 1. Robin Nicolaides 2. Jess Flores 3. Robbie Crean 4. Steve Powers Vet +35 Exp 1. Jon Nunes 2. Keith Williams 3. Scott Hanson 4. Paul Ott 5. Robert Bush Super Senior +60 Am/Nov 1. Robin Nicolaide 2. Gary Lane 3. Robert Stettler 4. Greg Powell Bomber Am/Nov 1. Go Takamine 2. Carl Whitt 3. Robbie Crean 4. Larry Hanson 5. Brady Young Vintage 250/360 1. Josh Lopeman Bomber

#7 Jason Stopher, first 35+ Amateur, #12 LJ Gronek, second and #34 Andrew Myers finished third for Round 3

#25 Travis Horn, first 65-70cc Open and #28 Kage Tadman, second, for Round 3

Exp 1. Jeff Johnson 2. Jim Lundgren 3. Shawn Chamlee 4. Jim Ottele 5. Joe Steffen Hooligan 1. Scott Jones 2. Braden Gonzalez 3. Will Brandweir 4. Marc Heathfield Powder Puff 1. Sierra Hickerson 2. Isabella Mitchell 3. Masumi Takamine 4. Marissa Silva Open Beg 1. Zac Earwood 2. Conner Hickerson 3. Go Takemine 4. Robbie Crean 5. Braydin Collie Senior Vet +50 Exp 1. Jon Nunes 2. Larry Earhart 3. Paul Colston 4. Tom Baugh 5. Jim Ottele Senior Vet +50 Am 1. Chris Osborn 2. Robin Nicolaides 3. Jim Bandelin 4. Greg Tomlinson Senior Vet +50 Nov 1. Mike Boal Framer Exp 1. Colt Foster 2. Jeff Johnson 3. Travis Petton IV 4. Grant Holmes 5. Shawn Chamlee Open Am 1. Justin Thurman 2. Matthew Ott 3. Chris Osborn 4. LJ Gronek 5. Noah Bush Open Nov 1. Jimmy Martin 2. Larry Collie 3. Frank Flores 4. Jake Mitchell 5. Daltin Collie Open Exp 1. Grant Holmes 2. Travis Petton 3. Jaycee Jones 4. Scott Harden 5. Ryan Reed Pros 1. Andre Oches 2. John Vanderlaan 3. Nick Garcia 4. James Ott 5. Colt Foster

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Andre Ochs, first Pro, Round 3

Grant Holmes, first Youth 250 Open, Round 3 E

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