Forest County Potawatomi "Fab Four" Seek WSORR Championships in 2007 CRANDON, WI -- Four of the top professional off-road race teams in the country are counting down the weeks to the opening 2007 Lucas Oil World Series of Off-Road Racing (WSORR)...
Forest County Potawatomi "Fab Four" Seek WSORR Championships in 2007
CRANDON, WI -- Four of the top professional off-road race teams in the country are counting down the weeks to the opening 2007 Lucas Oil World Series of Off-Road Racing (WSORR) event at Owatonna, MN, this coming May 19-20.
Headlining the potent Forest County Potawatomi Community off-road team is PRO 4x4 racer Johnny Greaves, Abrams, WI. Greaves is the back-to-back defending champion in the powerful high performance PRO 4x4 class. He was the Pro Driver of the Year in the Championship Off-Road Racing Series last year.
Greaves will also be seeking to defend his FCP Chairman's Cup win from last season. The FCP Chairman's Cup race at Crandon International Off-Road Raceway is a heavy metal challenge event between top 4x4 and 2-wheel drive pickup truck racers. Greaves, one of the sport's biggest super stars, will campaign his familiar yellow and black Toyota Tundra 4x4.
In other WSORR classes, Jeff Kincaid, Argonne, WI, is racing his colorful Forest County Potawatomi Toyota Tacoma in the PRO Light Pickup class. Kincaid is a perennial class champion, winning 5 of the last 7 PRO Light Pickup championships. He led the class points chase much of last season before relinquishing the championship to fellow Midwestern racer Chad Hord, Felch, MI.
"We are anticipating some thrilling PRO Light battles on WSORR's "Tour 2007", said Doug Davis, general manager of WSORR. "The match-up between Jeff Kincaid and his Potawatomi BF Goodrich Toyota against Chad Hord and his Boss Plows Lucas Oil Kumho Tire Nissan are already becoming legendary. The two drivers are friendly rivals but very competitive on the track and have helped bring the sport to where it is today," he added.
"WSORR is honored to have the two top PRO Light Pickup drivers in the U.S. racing for a Series championship", said Davis. Both Lucas Oil and the Forest County Potawatomi are major sponsors of the WSORR.
Representing the FCP "Fab Four" in the PRO 2WD class is the very popular Evan Evans, Riverside, CA, driving his Potawatomi Racing Chevrolet. Evans is looking for a break-out year on the WSORR Tour 2007.
With 24 career wins in the PRO 2WD class he knows his way to the finish line but has found victories elusive the last couple of years. That's not a problem for Evans, whose mantra is "never give up." Injured in a motorcycle accident in 1989 and paralyzed from the chest down, he was the first paraplegic racer to ever capture a professional off-road racing title and enjoys a huge fan following.
Rounding out the FCP team is Ben Wandahsega, Bark River, MI. Wandahsega enjoyed one of the greatest seasons in the history of the sport in 2005, finishing on the podium in all but a single race and completing the campaign with four wins. He was the 2005 Sportsman 2 Champion and series Driver of the Year. Wandahsega followed that up in 2006 with one victory and four podium finishes in his bright red FCP Toyo Tires Chevrolet.
"These four great champion drivers define the word competition on the Lucas Oil World Series of Off-Road Racing tour in 2007," said Davis. "All four have proved they are among the best in the business. Each has a goal of winning respective WSORR class titles in our inaugural season," he said.
The Lucas Oil World Series of Off-Road Racing features a high speed, high impact off-road racing experience for racers and fans at key tracks in Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri and Wisconsin this coming season. In addition to Lucas Oil and the FCP, other key WSORR sponsors include BorgWarner, Toyo Tires, United Trailers, KC HiLites, Skyjacker, among others.
More information about WSORR is available at WSORR.com.