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Yokohama Tire Corporation Named Exclusive Tire Supplier for Red Bull Global Rallycross

By GaugeMagazine
Posted 03-03-2014

FULLERTON, CA – Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) is expanding its 2014 motorsports program to new arenas. The tire maker announced today it has signed an agreement to be the exclusive tire supplier of the Red Bull Global Rallycross (GRC) series.

Red Bull GRC combines the best elements of circuit racing, off-road racing, and rally competition. The series features heavily modified 600-horsepower production-based cars built for fast-paced heat races with huge jumps – some up to 70 feet. The tracks are a combination of dirt and asphalt with multiple obstacles and surface transitions.  Top drivers in the series include Tanner Foust, Scott Speed, Bucky Lasek, Travis Pastrana and Nelson Piquet Jr. All competitors will race on specially-designed Yokoham

Fifty Years of the Ford Mustang, America’s Original Pony Car, Celebrated During the April 3-6 AutoFair Hosted by OldRide.com

By GaugeMagazine
Posted 02-27-2014

50 years of mustang celebrated

CONCORD, N.C. (Feb. 27, 2014) – The Ford Mustang¬ – one of the world’s most successful and beloved automobile models – turns 50 this spring. To commemorate the occasion, the Charlotte Motor Speedway AutoFair hosted by OldRide.com will offer a special exhibit highlighting all five generations of the famous “pony car.”
 
“The Ford Mustang is an American institution,” said Marcus Smith, president and general manager of Charlotte Motor Speedway. “Five decades of drivers have grown up aspirin

THE 28TH ANNUAL SPRING BREAK NATIONALS SHOW!

By GaugeMagazine
Posted 02-25-2014

COME AND CHECK OUT THE HOTTEST CAR SHOW AND CAR AUDIO EVENT IN THE SOUTHEAST THIS MARCH 22ND AND 23RD IN DAYTONA BEACH!!!!!

The Spring Break Nationals, the World's Most famous Soundoff, takes place next month in sunny Daytona Beach, Florida, featuring some of the world's best car audio systems and loudest vehicles, plus a consumer trade show!

Car Audio Manufacturers from all over the world will have the latest and greatest products on display for you to see firsthand, be one of the first peo

VP Racing Fuels Signs as Official Fuel for TORC: The Off-Road Championship 2014 Season

By GaugeMagazine
Posted 02-25-2014

Dana Point, Calif. - Feb. 24, 2014 - TORC: The Off-Road Championship, the nations premiere short-course, off-road racing series, has announced that VP Racing Fuels will be its Official Fuel for the 2014 season. All TORC competitors will be powered by the companys high-performance racing fuels beginning with the April 5-6 "Duel in the Desert" race in Primm, Nev. 
 
As part of its sponsorship, VP will establish a contingency program to reward racers based on performance parameters. In addition, VP will provide trackside fuel service at each event, which will include an online pre-order procedure to provide for convenient delivery of specific fuels to teams at the track. 
 
"We believe in BJ Birtwells vision for off-road racing and are excited to partner with him and his team as the Official Fuel of TORC," said Steve Scheidker, VPs Director of Marketing. "Over t

Traxxas Returns as Official Series Partner for TORC 2014 Season

By GaugeMagazine
Posted 02-18-2014

torc truck
Dana Point, Calif. -  - TORC: The Off-Road Championship, the nations premiere short-course, off-road racing series, has announced that the leading radio-controlled vehicle manufacturer Traxxas is returning as an Official Series Partner for the 2014 TORC season.
 
"Traxxas has a special passion for TORC. Short-course racing has inspired a generation of innovation and fun new products for Traxxas, and our close connection with the fans is something that cant be duplicated anywhere else," said Loren Snyder, Traxxas Director of Special Operations. "We are pleased and excited to continue our investment in TORC 

TONKA Teams up with Team Lucas

By GaugeMagazine
Posted 02-17-2014

 
CORONA, Calif. - Premier toy maker TONKA has become a partner with Team Lucas for the 2014 Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series and the Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League.
 
TONKA, manufactured and licensed by Funrise Toy Corp., under license from Hasbro, made its debut in the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series last year, sponsoring Pro 2 driver Myan Spaccarelli of Simi Valley, Calif.
 
"We decided to sponsor Myan to explore the program and experienced such amazing success and welcoming reactions from the racing public that it made sense to partner with Team Lucas in 2014 to expand our presence," Funrise Vice-President of Marketing Kathy Hawk 

LEGENDARY EX-GOLD LEAF F1 LOTUS 49B RACED BY GRAHAM HILL AND FROM THE DAWSON-DAMER COLLECTION TO BE SOLD BY BONHAMS AT GOODWOOD FESTIVAL OF SPEED

By GaugeMagazine
Posted 02-17-2014

Lotus 49B

Fresh to market Lotus 49B is to go under the hammer at the Bonhams Festival of Speed auction on 27 June.

 

One of the most renowned of legendary Lotus head Colin Chapman’s landmark Formula 1 car designs, the Lotus 49 as introduced in 1967 not only launched the racing world’s most successful Grand Prix power unit – the Cosworth-Ford DFV V8 – into racing history, it also became one of the longest-lived of Grand Prix car designs – serving Team Lotus into 1970, and being campaigned by such superstar World Champions as Jim Clark, Graham Hill, Jochen Rindt and Emerson Fit

Thousands of Ford Mustangs Expected to Caravan Across the Country for Great American Pony Drive

By GaugeMagazine
Posted 01-24-2014

 
To honor Ford Mustang’s 50th anniversary, thousands of fans are summoned to Norman, Okla., for the start of this historic drive
 
•         Two caravans will depart from Norman to converge on Las Vegas Motor Speedway and Charlotte Motor Speedway for five days of events
 
PENSACOLA, Fla., – Ford Mustang enthusiasts are invited to cross the United States in the largest caravan of Mustangs in history, and join the official 50th anniversary festivities that will celebrate Mustang past, present and future, including the all-new Mustang set to go on sale this Fall.   
Cars from every decade are being summoned to Norman, Okla. on Sunday, April 13, 2014, where they can join either the herd headed to Charlotte Motor Speedway or Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The Mustang Club of America (MCA), along with the support of Ford Motor Company, is holding a Mustang anniversary event on April 16-20, 2014, to commemorate the iconic pony car, while also looking forward to the next 50 years of the Mustang.
“The official Mustang 50th anniversary celebration will kick off in the middle of the country so people can enjoy these pony cars as they were intended to be used, ‘on the road,’” said Ronald D. Bramlett, executive director of the Mustang 50th Birthday Celebration. “We believ

Lexani Motorcars New Adage: Tis the Season for Luxury

By GaugeMagazine
Posted 12-12-2013

CORONA, Calif., /PRNewswire/ -- Samsung TVs, iPads, quality sound systems, and new cars are on countless Christmas lists this year. This custom Cadillac Escalade encompasses all the top gifts under one (quite beautiful) roof. Lexani Motorcars—internationally recognized leader of customized luxury coaches, showcases one of the most acclaimed luxury SUVs ever made for its global clientele—a fully equipped Cadillac Escalade conversion called the Adage. This Executive SUV is complete with technology and amenities to make any trip feel like a getaway. Sit back, relax, and let yourself experience genuine luxury.

Lexani Motorcars interior Lexani motorcorcars interior rear seat

This stunning, one-of-a-kind Cadillac Escalade features an unassuming exterior and an interior design that integrates only the finest bespoke amenities rivaling those found in high-end yachts and private jets.  Each vehicle is meticulously crafted using only the highest quality

Off-Road Racers Reflect on 2013 Season

By GaugeMagazine
Posted 12-12-2013

off road racing

 

FULLERTON, CA. – – From Nevada to Mexico, Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) and the Desert Assassins off-road racing team covered a lot of rugged, dusty ground during the 2013 season, producing several highlights, some even historic. The Desert