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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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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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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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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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Dominating the 2017 ARB Sunraysia 400 from start to finish, the Victorian team of Shannon and Ian Rentsch have taken their second outright victory on Keera Station in the past three years. The rain in the lead up to the event forced a last minute race format change to 6 laps of a shortened 65k …

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2015 King of the Hunter runners up, Mitchell Gregory and Marshall Bell went one better this year. Taking the overall win at the King of the Hunter.

Congratulations to Mitchell Gregory and Marshall Bell from MRG Motorsport on winning the second  ULTRA4 Racing Australia Tough Dog King of the Hunter held at Milbrodale this weekend. Mitchell Thorpe from Thorpe Motorsport was second overall and OPW – Offroad Performance WarehousePete Antunac and David Camp finished third.   In the TT/WINCH Class Team Anything Mechanical Motorsport took the class win, ahead of Remson …

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Today the Australian Off Road Commission confirmed a three-round calendar for the 2017 season of the CAMS Australian Off Road Championship. Chair of the Australian Off Road Commission, Marilyn Emmins says the Commission is looking forward to another year of great racing in Victoria, Northern Territory and South Australia. “All events will be well supported …

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Greg Gartner is back in the hot seat and will be kicking up the dirt at Valvoline Raceway in the #14 Toyo Tyres Australia / Clipsal 500 Stadium Super Trucks this Saturday night! After bringing the house down at the Gold Coast 600 last weekend, Gartner and the SST’s will run on the same bill as Round 4 of the Ultimate Sprintcar Championship …

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Runamuck Racing’s Bruce and Bryce Chapman added another Hunter Rivmasta Warialda 200 victory to their extensive tally on the weekend. The father and son team, who shared the driving, took the #58 Jimco to outright honours in a time of 2hr 50min 51sec. The #102 Prolite of Matt and Kerry Martin were second outright after battling …

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Rock crawling returned to an old favourite on the weekend with Rover Park near Tenterfield hosting the fourth round of the W.E.Rock Series. Twelve teams hit the six tracks, split between the creek bed filled with boulders, ledges and drop offs and the massive rock face further up, which provided great spectating as the crawlers …

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