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Dirtcomp Magazine joined BFGoodrich Tires on the adventure of a lifetime to the 50th Anniversary SCORE Baja 1000 in November 2017. Here are some of the highlights from the trip and keep an eye out for full coverage in the magazine soon!

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Christmas arrived early for offroad and 4wd afficiendos with the King Shocks Australia Open Day held at their Loganholme headquarters. There was a large turnout of 4wd’s including Super Tourers, Work horses, Comp Spec Trucks and CAMS / Aust4 Spec SXS’s, making it a tough job for the judges when it came time to award …

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Four teams will have a distinct Australian flavour at the 50th anniversary BFGoodrich Tires SCORE Baja 1000, the iconic Granddaddy of all desert races. They will join competitors from all over the globe in their quest to conquer the rugged 1,134.40-mile (1825km) race course all the way down Mexico’s majestically magnificent Baja California Peninsula. Starting at 10am Thursday …

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The SXS Australian Championship returned to Victoria for the sixth and final round of 2017. Championship leaders Ewan McClue and Ivan Skutz arrived at the State Motorcycle complex in Broadford on Saturday with just 6 heats of fierce wheel to wheel racing and a field of offroad motorsport royalty standing between them and their respective …

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Every once in a while a very special vehicle comes along. This 79 Series Dual Cab is certainly special and has defined itself as the apex predator. When Perry was in need of a monster touring set up, Brisbane’s ARB Coopers Plains was there to answer the call. It all began with meticulous planning and …

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The Confederation of Australian Motor Sport (CAMS) has confirmed today that the St George 399 and the Rainbow Desert Enduro will be rounds of the BFGoodrich CAMS Australian Off Road Championship (AORC) in 2018. New to the calendar of Australia’s premier off road championship in 2017, the success of both events this year has ensured …

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Tyler Owen and Oliver Stephens have broken through to take their first ARB Australian Off Road Racing Series win at the 40th Anniversary Teagle Excavations ARB Pines Enduro 400. Claiming victory in their #41 Alumi Craft Race Car in an overall time of 4:29:04.801, just 5 seconds ahead of early race leaders, Matt Hanson and …

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A taste of the Trophy Truck action from the 2017 Albins ARB Goondiwindi 400 – Round 5 of the 2017 ARB Australian Off Road Racing Series.

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After launching with scrutineering at the Goondiwindi Showgrounds on Friday night, the 40th anniversary Gundy 400 got down to business with the Prologue, Goondiwindi Tyre Service Top Ten Shoot Out and first lap of the long course on Saturday morning. Young gun, Troy Duff put his Prolite Jimco Racing Inc on pole position after the …

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Robinson will lead the pack home from Finke on Monday morning in the #13 OBR Jimco

West Australian Travis Robinson and Trent Anthony (#13 Jimco OBR Nissan 3500cc) have completed Day 1 of the 2017 Tatts Finke Desert Race as the lead car into Finke for the overnight stop of Australia’s greatest and toughest off-road event. Travis Robinson was first away this morning from the Alice Springs start after having prologued …

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Luke Ayers and Harley Letner with the Hercules Tatum at the Finke Media Launch

The highly credentialed US Off Road specialist Harley Letner arrived in Alice Springs today ahead of 2017 Tatts Finke Desert Race. Letner’s maiden Finke race will be aboard a familiar vehicle, the # 59 Tatum 2005 Chev that he raced in the US before being sold into Australia several years ago. Alongside Letner will be …

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McKenzie flying high at round 2 of the SXS Australian Championship

Yamaha’s pure sports YXZ1000R is proving that reliability as well as speed counts in the hotly contested world of off road racing. Yamaha’s ROV training instructor Dan McKenzie is currently setting the pace in the Australian SXS Championship Superlite A class. After winning round one, McKenzie showed it was no fluke by taking out round …

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