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Wed 03 Sep 2003
BITD: Showdown in the desert in Las Vegas

BITD: Showdown in the desert in Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada - The Best In The Desert Racing Association is getting ready for the last race of the 2003 "Silver State Series." The Las Vegas "200" is almost here! Saturday, December 6, 2003, the off-road race community will have the ...

BITD: Baja 300: Race summary

BITD: Baja 300: Race summary

Success in Baja Las Vegas, Nevada ~ "We did it again! We promoted a successful race in Baja and I couldn't be happier," says Casey Folks, Director of Best In The Desert Racing Association. "For the second year in Baja it could not have gone...

Mon 01 Sep 2003
CORR: Crandon II race summary

CORR: Crandon II race summary

Scott Taylor wraps up his 5th straight Pro-2 title; Renezeder stretches ahead of LeDuc in Pro-4 by ten points Crandon, WI (August 31, 2003) - Scott Taylor clinched his 5th straight Championship Off Road Racing Pro-2 championship at the...

Sun 31 Aug 2003
BITD: Baja 300: Mongo Racing race summary

BITD: Baja 300: Mongo Racing race summary

Ensenada, Mexico was the site of the 2003 Best In The Desert "Baja Mex 300 World Championship," the fourth race of the Best In The Desert Racing Association schedule. Mongo Off-Road Racing of Parker, Arizona with driver Randy Merritt in his Ford...

Fri 29 Aug 2003
CORR: Crandon II preview

CORR: Crandon II preview

CRANDON, WI -- A mysterious, otherworldly life form known as the "Transtormer" will make its first appearance in the Northwoods as one of the star attractions at the 3rd annual Xtreme Thunderfest, Friday evening, August 29 at Crandon International...

CORR: Toyota Motorsports Crandon II preview

CORR: Toyota Motorsports Crandon II preview

Toyotas in championship hunt going to Crandon GREAVES GAINING GROUND IN PRO-4 CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHT - Defending Pro-4 champion Johnny Greaves raced to his third victory of the season earlier this month at the series' second Bark River stop. The ...

Wed 27 Aug 2003
CORR: Crandon readies for Labor Day event

CORR: Crandon readies for Labor Day event

CRANDON, WI -- A mysterious, otherworldly life form known as the "Transtormer" will make its first appearance in the Northwoods as one of the star attractions at the 3rd annual Xtreme Thunderfest, Friday evening, August 29 at Crandon International...

Tue 26 Aug 2003
CORR: Scott Taylor Crandon II preview

CORR: Scott Taylor Crandon II preview

Scott Taylor ready for Crandon August 25, 2003 -- Belvidere, IL - There are only 4 rounds of racing left in the 2003 Lucas Oil CORR series. Scott Taylor has a 38 point lead in Pro-2. The upcoming BorgWarner World Championship held next...

Sun 17 Aug 2003
CORR: Douglas Motorsports Bark River II notes

CORR: Douglas Motorsports Bark River II notes

Bark River, MI...For the second consecutive racing weekend, Scott Douglas and the Rancho Ford rebounded from tough luck in the opening round to post a strong second-place finish and keep the ...

Fri 15 Aug 2003
CORR: Toyota Bark River II notes

CORR: Toyota Bark River II notes

BARK RIVER, Mich. (Aug. 10, 2003) - Toyota off-road racers Johnny Greaves, Jeff Kincaid and Steve Federico each took the checkered flag this weekend at the Championship Off Road Racing (CORR) U.P. Off Road 100 in Bark River, Mich. Kincaid's...

Thu 14 Aug 2003
CORR: Federico Racing Bark River II notes

CORR: Federico Racing Bark River II notes

The long weekend for Team Federico started before 6 AM Friday at White's Mobil Store in Esconaba, Wisconsin as we set up our display. White's held a game at the gas pumps called 'Direct Hit'. If Steven or Rod Wells (Stock Driver) could stop the...

Tue 12 Aug 2003
CORR: Crandon Shootout preview

CORR: Crandon Shootout preview

CRANDON, WI -- For the first time, a Sportsman high-performance off-road pickup truck racer got the jump on bigger and faster professional drivers and was first to register for the 2003 BorgWarner Shootout. Ben Wandahsega, Bark River, MI, who ...

CORR: Federico Racing Bark River I notes

CORR: Federico Racing Bark River I notes

As always we started our weekend off at White's Grocery Store working the radio with TJ Ryan for the forth year in a row. With two, 100,000 watt antennas, 97.1 radiates further than 300 miles. With the help of Glen White we have always had some ...

Mon 11 Aug 2003
CORR: Scott Taylor Bark River II summary

CORR: Scott Taylor Bark River II summary

Scott Taylor continues to lead CORR Pro-2 The UP Off-Road 100 presented by Island Resort & Casino in Bark River, Michigan was the site for Round 9 & 10. The weekend saw Scott Taylor extend his championship lead to 38 points over second ...

CORR: Bark River II race notes

CORR: Bark River II race notes

Bark River, Michigan (August 10, 2003)-Curt LeDuc and his Skyjacker Ford picked the perfect opportunity to claim his first Pro-4 victory of the year. LeDuc's victory in Round 10 was the 12th of his CORR career. The Bark River Off-Road Raceway...

Thu 07 Aug 2003
CORR: Toyota Bark River II preview

CORR: Toyota Bark River II preview

GREAVES LOOKS FOR REVERSAL OF FORTUNE AT BARK RIVER II - During the CORR series' first visit to Bark River in July, mechanical problems kept Johnny Greaves from tallying his seventh consecutive top-five finish in the Pro-4 class and dropped him...

Tue 05 Aug 2003
Team Southern Yamaha Tarka 400 summary

Team Southern Yamaha Tarka 400 summary

Jacques Struwig (Southern Yamaha) won Tarka 400 The combination has been right the whole season - Jacques "Boesman" Struwig and the Southern Yamaha Raptor 650. But some teething problems saw him not finishing two races (Kalahari 1000 and...

Team Shimwells Yamaha Tarka 400 summary

Team Shimwells Yamaha Tarka 400 summary

It was a disappointed Gray Dick, the 2002 National Off-road Motorcycle Champion, who had to give up the fight already through the first lap of 170km with an engine failure. The rest of the team bagged some more points towards the ...

Tarka 400 summary

Tarka 400 summary

5th Round of the National Off-road Championship for Motorcycles and 6th for Quads It was first victories this season for Barry Kriel (Tyrolit/Cheetah KTM) and Jacques Struwig (Southern Yamaha Raptor) when they won the Tarka ...

Wed 30 Jul 2003
Shimwells Yamaha Tarka 400 preview

Shimwells Yamaha Tarka 400 preview

Team Nashua Mobile Racing/Shimwells Yamaha is looking forward to the Tarka 400, the 5th round of the National Off-road Championship for Motorcycles that takes place this weekend at Tarkastad in the Eastern Cape. In the Open Class,...

CORR: Art Schmitt Racing - CORR spotlight

CORR: Art Schmitt Racing - CORR spotlight

The Art Schmitt Racing team starting to find their groov in a short amount of time Indianapolis, Ind. (July 28, 2003)-What started out as an idea a few years ago between Nissan and Art Schmitt culminated into reality for the 2003 CORR Lucas Oil...

Fri 25 Jul 2003
BITD: New class for the Baja Mex 300

BITD: New class for the Baja Mex 300

Las Vegas, NV - Best In The Desert Racing Association has just announced an exciting new class added for this next month's exciting Baja Mex "300", the new Safari Pre-Runner Class, open to all pre-runners! The entry fee will be $200 plus the $70...

Wed 16 Jul 2003
CORR: Vanden Heuvel medical update 2003-07-16

CORR: Vanden Heuvel medical update 2003-07-16

Pro-2 driver Dan Vanden Heuvel's injuries more serious than first reported Indianapolis, Ind. (July 15, 2003)-The injuries to Pro-2 driver Dan Vanden Heuvel ended up being more serious than first reported after tests were taken at a hospital in...

Tue 15 Jul 2003
CORR: Toyota Motorsports Bark River I race notes

CORR: Toyota Motorsports Bark River I race notes

Mechanical troubles plague Toyota racers at Bark River BARK RIVER, Mich. (July 13, 2003) - Defending CORR off-road champions Johnny Greaves (Pro-4) and Jeff Kincaid (Pro-Lite) saw their respective leads in the standings evaporate this weekend...

CORR: Douglas Motorsports Bark River I race notes

CORR: Douglas Motorsports Bark River I race notes

Bark River, MI... A strong second-place finish in Sunday's finale of the Boss Snow Plow Offroad Challenge here left two-time Pro-4 world champion Scott Douglas hopeful he had solved a tough driveline durability issue that had plagued the ...

CORR: Taylor Racing Bark River I race notes

CORR: Taylor Racing Bark River I race notes

Taylor increases his points lead at Bark River. After another successful weekend of racing on the Lucas Oil Championship Off Road Racing Series trail, a win in Round 7 and second place in Round 8, Scott Taylor now leads the Pro-2 division by 34...

CORR: Bark River I race report

CORR: Bark River I race report

Bark River, MI (July 13, 2003)-The 2003 season of the CORR Lucas Oil Series hit the half-way point at the BOSS Snowplow Off Road Challenge in Bark River, Michigan. Johnny Greaves (Pro-4), Scott Taylor (Pro-2) and Jeff Kincaid (Pro-Lite) continue...

BITD: Mongo Racing mid-season race report

BITD: Mongo Racing mid-season race report

The 2003 Best In The Desert Racing Association season began with round one, the Blue Water Resort and Casino "Parker 425," in Parker Arizona. On the chilly February morning, the race started on the asphalt in down town Parker and then headed to...

Mon 14 Jul 2003
CORR: Toyota Motorsports Bark River I preview

CORR: Toyota Motorsports Bark River I preview

Greaves, Kincaid take championship lead to Bark River CONSISTENCY KEEPS GREAVES AHEAD IN CHAMPIONSHIP - After driving his Forest County Potawatomi Toyota Tundra 4x4 to third- and fourth-place finishes in the in the last event in Crandon, Wis.,...

CORR: Series air dates start July 10th

CORR: Series air dates start July 10th

Indianapolis, Ind. (July 8, 2003)-The 2003 CORR Lucas Oil Series will debut on Speed Channel's 'Dirty Thursday' on July 10, 2003 at 10:00 p.m. EDT. Speed Channel features racing from the world's best off-road racing organizations every Thursday ...

Tue 08 Jul 2003
Team Shimwells Yamaha Hluhluwe summary

Team Shimwells Yamaha Hluhluwe summary

Every member of Team Shimwells Yamaha finished the recent Hluhluwe Queen Pineapple Off-road Spectacular, the 4th round of the National Off-road Championship for Motorcycles, and walked away with trophies as well as some valuable points...

BITD: Reno: Team Hummer race notes

BITD: Reno: Team Hummer race notes

June 28, 2003 - Reno, Nevada: Contingency and technical inspection for Best in the Desert's `Vegas to Reno' race was scheduled for Thursday morning, June 25th in Las Vegas and Team HUMMER race vehicles started filling up the corner of the Suncoast...

Wed 02 Jul 2003
Team Shimwells Hluhluwe preview

Team Shimwells Hluhluwe preview

In the past, Lady Luck has not been on the side of Team Shimwells Yamaha, but this will all change at the 2003 Hluhluwe Queen Pineapple Off-road Spectacular, the 4th round of the National Off-road Championship for Motorcycles that...

Tue 24 Jun 2003
CORR: Douglas Motorsports Crandon June race notes

CORR: Douglas Motorsports Crandon June race notes

Driveline gremlins cause frustrating weekend for Douglas, Rancho ® Ford Crandon, Wis. -- With 51 career wins and two Pro-4 world championships under his belt, Scott Douglas has conquered virtually every off-road racing challenge - with the ...

Mon 23 Jun 2003
CORR: Greaves wins Guv Cup at Crandon

CORR: Greaves wins Guv Cup at Crandon

The race had seven different leaders including Vanden Heuvel, Taylor, Baldwin, LeDuc, Renezeder, LeDuc and Greaves. Greaves passed LeDuc before the final turn to take the checkered flag. First Governor's Cup win for Greaves. The 2003 race was...

CORR: Toyota Motorsports Crandon June race notes

CORR: Toyota Motorsports Crandon June race notes

Kincaid, Greaves take championship leads at Crandon Greaves wins Potawatomi Governors Cup CRANDON, Wis. (June 23, 2003) - Three-time defending Championship Off Road Racing (CORR) Pro-Lite division champion Jeff Kincaid swept both rounds of the...