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MY BRIEF HISTORY OF STADIUM RACING

MY BRIEF HISTORY OF STADIUM RACING Coming from a family of off-road enthusiasts, I was blessed to witness the start of stadium racing, or short-course, in America. My brief history of stadium racing begins in the mid 1960s, we lived south of Houston, Texas, and some of my earliest and happiest memories were of going to the Houston Astrodome for demolition derbies and to see Evel Knievel’s jump-and-thrill show. Later, we went to American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) Grand National dirt-track openers, featuring both…

Great American Short Course Series Rescues West Coast Racing

We are Happy To Announce The Launch of the Great American Short Course Series Powered by OPTIMA Batteries Veteran short course race series director Lee Perfect and race promoter Dave Cole of Hammerking Productions announced the exciting formation of a new series, Great American Short Course (GAS) powered by OPTIMA Batteries. The unexpected events of 2020 led to the unfortunate shutdown of the LOORRS short course series on the West Coast, leaving families with no place to race. The…

Lucas Oil Ends Off Road Racing Series 

After considerable discussion, Lucas Oil Products has made the difficult decision to discontinue its ownership and operation of the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series. Since 2009, the series has served as the preeminent platform for this exciting motorsport discipline, and has been widely recognized as the world’s premier short course off road racing championship series for more than a decade. The announcement also includes the discontinuation of the Lucas Oil Regional Off Road Series.  “The Lucas Oil Off Road…

LUCAS OIL’S NEW RED N TACKY

-- A great product for your UTV -- No petroleum company supports off-road racing more than Lucas Oil. It's hard to keep track of all the racing series they sponsor. Along with motocross they support every form of dirt track events for cars and this includes UTVs as well. The guys who work for Lucas Oil are totally involved in the high-performance side of motor vehicles and they make sure their products meet or exceed every test. Lucas Oil also makes sure to have every kind of lubricant you'd need. The list includes…

WHAT IT TAKES TO WIN: A racer and her machines

Corry Weller is no joke on a race track, and her SR1 championships in short course racing prove that. Weller's hunger to race began in 2001 where she pitted herself against male racers on motocross tracks. Around the time the Yamaha Rhino came into fruition in 2004 as a 2005 model, Corry and her husband Jason Weller had a feeling that a new bench mark in the off road industry was about to begin, so they started a company called Weller Racing. They focused on building UTV racing engines and by doing so, they built a brand…