Pro Comp Partners with Stadium SUPER Trucks

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Charlotte, N.C. (March 28, 2013) – Pro Comp is proud to announce its partnership with Robby Gordon OFF-ROAD’s Stadium SUPER Trucks (SST), becoming the second tire manufacturer to sign for the 2013 Inaugural season of thrilling, stadium-style off-road racing.

Robby Gordon OFF-ROAD’s Stadium SUPER Trucks is a new breed of off-road featuring live motorsports, bringing back what was once the concept of legendary racer Mickey Thompson. Robby Gordon’s new concept of Stadium racing involves high-powered off-road trucks racing on challenging dirt tracks consisting of huge jumps, crossovers, and tight corners. The 2013 season will be comprised of 12 events providing action in state of the art stadiums across the United States and one to be named International event.

Since 1998 Pro Comp Tires has become a top-tire manufacturer contender in the extremely popular off-road aftermarket tire industry. Pro Comp Tires will have multiple Stadium SUPER Trucks equipped with its popular Extreme MT2. Drivers representing Pro Comp Tires in the series will be announced at a later date.

Series Officials are excited to have Pro Comp committed and know that having multiple tire manufacturers in the series brings more competition to perform in the spotlight of off-road racing.

“Pro Comp Tires is excited to be a part of the Stadium SUPER Trucks and it really is the next step to put our tires to the test in the national spot light on NBC and in crowded stadiums throughout America.” said Greg Adler, Pro Comp. “We are excited Robby has put this form of off-road racing back into the stadium setting, at Pro Comp we really think SST is going to be a huge success and we are happy to be a part of it.”

Additional information about Pro Comp can be found at www.procompusa.com.

All 12 Stadium SUPER Truck events in 2013 will be televised via tape delay and featured on NBC: seven on NBC and five to be televised on the NBC Sports Channel. Check local listings for channel and times.

Venues include University of Phoenix Stadium (Glendale, Ariz.), Long Beach, Calif., Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (Los Angeles, Calif.), Qualcomm Stadium (San Diego, Calif.), Edward Jones Dome (St. Louis, Mo.), Soldier Field (Chicago, Ill.), Georgia Dome (Atlanta, Ga.), Cowboys Stadium (Dallas/Arlington, Tex.), Metro Dome (Minneapolis, Minn.), Stadium SUPER Truck Finals (Las Vegas, Nev.), and one to-be-named international event.

Keep up with the latest news and results on Robby Gordon OFF-ROAD’s Stadium SUPER Trucks Series at facebook.com/StadiumSuperTrucks and twitter.com/SSuperTrucks. Visit http://www.stadiumsupertrucks.com for more information including where to purchase tickets for the 2013 season.

ABOUT Pro Comp
Pro Comp is a manufacturer for high-quality, durable products for on and off road enthusiasts including tires, wheels, suspensions, shocks, and more. Suspension systems were our original foundation and they continue to be one of our strongest departments as we develop innovative new suspensions. Later we took on tires and have become one of the top tire-manufacturing contenders in the aftermarket industry. Pro Comp Tires have been supported by the release of our Pro Comp wheels, designed to be the strongest steel and cast wheels on the market.

ABOUT ROBBY GORDON OFF-ROAD
Robby Gordon OFF-ROAD is a new breed of off-road featuring live motorsports, bringing back what was once the concept of legendary racer Mickey Thompson. Robby Gordon’s new concept of Stadium SUPER Trucks involves high-powered off-road trucks racing side-by-side on challenging dirt tracks consisting of huge jumps, crossovers and tight corners. The Series is comprised of 12 heart-pounding events providing motorsports action in the greatest venues in the world. Professional drivers compete for a huge Championship purse, the biggest in off-road today. Other classes involve BIGFOOT® Monster Trucks, SUPER Trophy Karts and SUPER Buggy racing all held in stadiums that will keep you on the edge of your seat!

Former ARCA Series Champion Justin Lofton To Compete in Stadium SUPER Trucks

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Charlotte, N.C. (March 27, 2013) – 2009 ARCA/ REMAX Series Champion, veteran off-road competitor and current NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Driver; Justin Lofton will compete in the 2013 Inaugural Stadium SUPER Trucks season driving the No.6 Imperial Valley Full Plate truck.

Stadium SUPER Trucks is modeled after the late Mickey Thompson Off-Road Championship and will take off-road racing to 12 state of the art stadiums across the country and abroad offering the champion a year-end prize of $500,000. The first race for SST and Lofton will take place April 6 at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz.

“I’m really excited to be a part of SST, I have watched it all come together, and I can’t wait to line up to the start line April 6th for the Inaugural race.” Stated Lofton.

A native of Brawley, Calif. Lofton will go back to his desert racing roots in a specially engineered 600-horsepower Stadium SUPER Truck with support from Imperial Valley Full Plate group.

Imperial Valley Full Plate consists of various vegetable, hay, and citrus farmers along with multiple electricians and cattleman who have combined with other business owners and friends of Southern California to utilize the national reach and fan base of Stadium SUPER Trucks to promote their products and services fully.

“I am proud to be carrying the colors for the Imperial Valley Full Plate group. Everyone has become great friends and we enjoy having their support on and off the race track.”

SST President Robby Gordon commented on Lofton as an addition to the Stadium SUPER Trucks for 2013.

“Justin has been a long time friend and competitor in SCORE and Best in the Desert, he is a very capable racecar driver that will be fun, and exciting to watch in Stadium SUPER Trucks. Being a past winner in the NASCAR Camping World Truck series, Justin brings a great amount of truck control, as he has tested the SST truck numerous occasions I am very excited and proud to have Justin compete with us in the Inaugural season of Stadium SUPER Trucks. “

Justin Lofton’s racing accomplishments:
•4th place finish in 2013 NCWTS NextEra Energy Resources 250 (Daytona)
•Currently Second in NCWTS Points Standings (2013)
•8th place in Final NCWTS Standings (2012)
•Winner of the North Carolina Education Lottery 200 Charlotte Motor Speedway (2012)
•8 Top 10’s NCWTS (2010)
•ARCA/REMAX Series Champion (2009)
•6 ARCA/REMAX Series Victories (2009)
•ARCA/REMAX Series :1 win, 3 top 5’s, 5 top 10’s (2008)
•BITD Class 1000 Champion (2004)
•BITD Class 1000 ROY (2004)

All 12 Stadium SUPER Truck events in 2013 will be televised via tape delay and featured on NBC: seven on NBC and five to be televised on the NBC Sports Channel. Check local listings for channel and times.

Venues include University of Phoenix Stadium (Glendale, Ariz.), Long Beach, Calif., Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (Los Angeles, Calif.), Qualcomm Stadium (San Diego, Calif.), Edward Jones Dome (St. Louis, Mo.), Soldier Field (Chicago, Ill.), Georgia Dome (Atlanta, Ga.), Cowboys Stadium (Dallas/Arlington, Tex.), Metro Dome (Minneapolis, Minn.), Stadium SUPER Truck Finals (Las Vegas, Nev.), and one to-be-named international event.

Keep up with the latest news and results on Robby Gordon OFF-ROAD’s Stadium SUPER Trucks Series at facebook.com/StadiumSuperTrucks and twitter.com/SSuperTrucks. Visit http://www.stadiumsupertrucks.com for more information including where to purchase tickets for the 2013 season.

Jeff Ward Enters Stadium SUPER Trucks Debut at University of Phoenix Stadium

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Charlotte, N.C. (March 26, 2013) – Jeff Ward, the first motocross rider in history to win every major AMA motocross national championship (125cc, 250cc, 500cc), and who later earned national acclaim on four wheels in both IndyCar and Off Road racing, has entered the Inaugural event of Robby Gordon OFF-ROAD’s Stadium SUPER Trucks™ April 6 at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz.

Ward, of Newport Beach, Calif. will belt himself in one specially engineered 600-horsepower Stadium SUPER Trucks with full intent to challenge for a historic win in the series opener.

“After my motocross career I headed right for cars, and ended up driving six or seven races for Dodge and Walker Evans in the Mickey Thompson Series,” Ward said. “It will be great to be back inside a stadium setting. It’s been way too long, and I have to thank Robby (Gordon) for bringing it back. It’s like motocross with a cage and I really enjoy competing in Off-Road. “

“With the SST Series, it’s going to get us all back together with guys like Robby, Ricky Johnson and some of the guys I’ve banged bars with in the past. We’ll get out there and do it again, and we’ll get those rivalries going. It doesn’t happen too often where different athletes from different sports get together to compete and show the respect we have for one another as we do. This is going to be a lot of fun. It’ll be a great show for the fans.”

Gordon’s Stadium SUPER Trucks is modeled after the late Mickey Thompson Off-Road Championship and will take off-road racing to 12 state of the art stadiums across the country and abroad offering the champion a year-end prize of $500,000.

An elated Gordon commented on Ward committing to compete at Phoenix, and possibly other races.

“I have a lot of respect for and I’m really excited to have a star like Jeff Ward in the series,” Gordon said. “This is the perfect place for Jeff and the rest of us to go out, and put on a show that fans will be talking about for years to come – just like they’re still talking about some of the great battles in the Mickey Thompson series so long ago. And Jeff was a part of that incredible history.”

Jeff Ward’s racing accomplishments:
•7-time AMA Motocross National Champion
•56 national race wins
•2-time Summer X-Games Supermoto Gold Medal (2004, 2008)
•Runner up in Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series Championship (2009)
•Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series Rookie of the Year (2009)
•Motorcycle Hall of Fame of America Induction (2006)
•2-time AMA Supermoto Champion (2004, 2006)
•Winner of the Boomtown 500 Texas Motor Speedway (2002)
•Finished 4th in Indianapolis 500 (2000)
•Finished Runner-Up in Indianapolis 500 (1999)
•Earned first IRL Pole at Phoenix (1998)
•Finished 3rd in first Indianapolis 500 (1997)
•Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction (1999)

All 12 Stadium SUPER Truck events in 2013 will be televised via tape delay and featured on NBC: seven on NBC and five to be televised on the NBC Sports Channel. Check local listings for channel and times.

Venues include University of Phoenix Stadium (Glendale, Ariz.), Long Beach, Calif., Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (Los Angeles, Calif.), Qualcomm Stadium (San Diego, Calif.), Edward Jones Dome (St. Louis, Mo.), Soldier Field (Chicago, Ill.), Georgia Dome (Atlanta, Ga.), Cowboys Stadium (Dallas/Arlington, Tex.), Metro Dome (Minneapolis, Minn.), Stadium SUPER Truck Finals (Las Vegas, Nev.), and one to-be-named international event.

Keep up with the latest news and results on Robby Gordon OFF-ROAD’s Stadium SUPER Trucks Series at facebook.com/StadiumSuperTrucks and twitter.com/SSuperTrucks. Visit http://www.stadiumsupertrucks.com for more information including where to purchase tickets for the 2013 season.

Ricky Johnson with JEGS High Performance to race SST

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Charlotte, N.C. (March 20, 2013) – Famed Motocross and off-road champion Ricky Johnson will compete in the 2013 Inaugural Stadium SUPER Trucks Season and will drive in the No.5 JEGS.com truck for the first three races.

Gordon’s Stadium SUPER Truck Series is modeled after the late Mickey Thompson Off-Road Championship and will take off-road racing to several stadiums across the country. The first race for the series and for Johnson will take place April 6 at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz.

“I’ve been waiting since 1995 when the Mickey Thompson Series went away to race and bang doors with the best in off-road racing. That dream is going to come true in Phoenix when I team up with JEGS High Performance and go after the Stadium SUPER Trucks Championship.”

Johnson is a seven-time AMA champion, winning races in stadiums that are familiar to the SST schedule. He also is a four-time short course champion, winning titles in 1998 and 2010 in Pro-2, along with 2011 and 2012 in Pro-4.

“JEGS is excited to partner with this exciting series,” JEGS High Performance Vice President John Coughlin said. “Robby and his group have a lot of passion. The vision they have for this series combined with their passion will certainly pay dividends for their partners and create real entertainment value for the fans. That’s a real win-win situation and JEGS is excited to be a part of it.”

Johnson also will drive the No.5 JEGS.com truck on April 21 at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Bach in Long Beach, Calif., and returning on April 27 to the site of his first stadium victory, Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

Gordon’s new series features specially engineered, 600-horsepower off-road trucks racing against each on grueling dirt tracks with a huge jumps, crossovers and tight corners. The 2013 season will be comprised of 11 action-packed events in stadium venues across North America plus one International event soon to be announced.

“I’m so stoked to have Ricky Johnson a part of our series”, said Robby Gordon, President of RGOR. “Back in the day Ricky would always be one class above me and we had a great battle last year in Crandon during the TORC Series race. To get him partnered up with JEGS and race in venues he used to on two-wheels to come back later and race on 4 is awesome. I look forward to continuing our rivalry in a stadium setting.”

Additional information about JEGS High Performance can be found at http://www.jegs.com.

All 12 Stadium SUPER Truck events in 2013 will be televised via tape delay and featured on NBC: seven on NBC and five to be televised on the NBC Sports Channel. Check local listings for channel and times.
Venues include University of Phoenix Stadium (Glendale, Ariz.), Long Beach, Calif., Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (Los Angeles, Calif.), Qualcomm Stadium (San Diego, Calif.), Edward Jones Dome (St. Louis, Mo.), Soldier Field (Chicago, Ill.), Georgia Dome (Atlanta, Ga.), Cowboys Stadium (Dallas/Arlington, Tex.), Metro Dome (Minneapolis, Minn.), Stadium SUPER Truck Finals (Las Vegas, Nev.), and one to-be-named international event.
Keep up with the latest news and results on Robby Gordon OFF-ROAD’s Stadium SUPER Trucks Series at facebook.com/StadiumSuperTrucks andtwitter.com/SSuperTrucks. Visit http://www.stadiumsupertrucks.com for more information including where to purchase tickets for the 2013 season.

ABOUT JEGS HIGH PERFORMANCE
JEGS High Performance is a leader in the mail order automotive equipment industry. JEGS sells performance parts, aftermarket accessories, tools, and automotive clothing to enthusiast worldwide. Founded in 1960 by Jeg Coughlin, Sr. as a small speed shop, JEGS has involved to 225,000-square foot state-of-the-art distribution center, a mail order business, two retail stores, and the Coughlin family’s in-house race teams.

ABOUT ROBBY GORDON OFF-ROAD 
Robby Gordon OFF-ROAD is a new breed of off-road featuring live motorsports, bringing back what was once the concept of legendary racer Mickey Thompson. Robby Gordon’s new concept of Stadium SUPER Trucks involves high-powered off-road trucks racing side-by-side on challenging dirt tracks consisting of huge jumps, crossovers and tight corners. The Series is comprised of 12 heart-pounding events providing motorsports action in the greatest venues in the world. Professional drivers compete for a huge Championship purse, the biggest in off-road today. Other classes involve BIGFOOT® Monster Trucks, SUPER Trophy Karts and SUPER Buggy racing all held in stadiums that will keep you on the edge of your seat!

MagnaFlow Partners with Stadium SUPER Trucks

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Charlotte, N.C. (March 8, 2013) – MagnaFlow Performance Exhaust has announced its partnership with Robby Gordon OFF-ROAD’s Stadium SUPER Trucks™ (SST). As an associate sponsor, MagnaFlow will bring the proven quality, power, and sound of over 30 years to the inaugural season of thrilling, stadium-style off-road racing.

Robby Gordon OFF-ROAD’s Stadium SUPER Trucks is a new form of live off-road racing, placing new life in the concept of legendary racer Mickey Thompson. Robby Gordon’s new vision of Stadium racing pits specially engineered, 600 horsepower off-road trucks with custom designed MagnaFlow exhausts side-by-side on grueling dirt tracks with a stream of large jumps, crossovers, and tight corners.

“I’m really excited to have a long standing partner like MagnaFlow be involved in our series, for them to step up with a series that has not run an actual race yet and commit to all of research and development they’ve done over the last 8 months is outstanding,” stated Robby Gordon, President of Stadium SUPER Trucks.

MagnaFlow a proven supporter of off-road racing and long-time supporter of Gordon throughout competition in NASCAR, SCORE International (Baja) and Dakar Rally events continues the relationship as Gordon transitions to series ownership.

“The building of the headers, changing of the design, and getting them to meet the decibel points inside the stadiums, but also sounding very cool is a lot of work. MagnaFlow has been a great partner in the past building the exhaust for my trophy truck, the Dakar Hummer’s and now all the Stadium Trucks are equipped with MagnaFlow. I can’t say enough about all the work they do.”

Dan Mickelsen, MagnaFlow’s Director of Marketing, added, “It was an easy decision to partner with Robby Gordon and Stadium SUPER Trucks. We have been avidly involved with off-road racing for a decade, and we’re incredibly excited to add the Stadium SUPER Trucks Series to our development projects. The sound, the performance and the sheer power of these trucks are a great way for us to show what MagnaFlow can really do. We know that Robby’s commitment to quality and innovation promises success for this new series and our partnership.”

All 12 events in 2013 will be televised via tape delay and featured on NBC: seven on NBC and five to be televised on the NBC Sports Channel. Check local listings for channel and times.

Venues include University of Phoenix Stadium (Glendale, Ariz.), Long Beach, Calif., Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (Los Angeles, Calif.), Qualcomm Stadium (San Diego, Calif.), Edward Jones Dome (St. Louis, Mo.), Soldier Field (Chicago, Ill.), Georgia Dome (Atlanta, Ga.), Cowboys Stadium (Dallas/Arlington, Tex.), Metro Dome (Minneapolis, Minn.), Sam Boyd Stadium (Las Vegas, Nev.), and one to-be-named international event.

Keep up with the latest news and results on Robby Gordon OFF-ROAD’s Stadium SUPER Trucks Series at facebook.com/StadiumSuperTrucks and twitter.com/SSuperTrucks. Visit stadiumsupertrucks.com for more information including where to purchase tickets for the 2013 season.magnaexhaust

About MagnaFlow

MagnaFlow got its start as a natural extension of Car Sound Exhaust systems. Our parent company specializes in superior catalytic converter technology and has spent the last 30 years earning its reputation as a market leader around the world. We’re proud to continue this tradition through producing the best sounding, best performing and most durable exhaust components in the world. If you’re looking for quality, power and sound, then you’re looking for MagnaFlow. Please visit us at http://www.magnaflow.com for more information.

About Robby Gordon OFF-ROAD

Robby Gordon OFF-ROAD is a new breed of off-road featuring live motorsports, bringing back what was once the concept of legendary racer Mickey Thompson. Robby Gordon¹s new concept of Stadium SUPER Trucks involves high-powered off-road trucks racing side-by-side on challenging dirt tracks consisting of huge jumps, crossovers and tight corners. Comprised of 12 heart-pounding races providing action in the greatest venues across North America. Professional drivers race for a huge Championship purse, the biggest in off-road today. Other classes involve BIGFOOT® Monster Trucks and SUPER Buggy racing all held in stadiums that will keep you on the edge of your seat!

Traxxas Joins Stadium SUPER Trucks with Two Truck Team

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Charlotte, N.C. (February 20, 2013) – Traxxas®, the Fastest Name in Radio Control® has announced their commitment to a two-truck franchise for the inaugural 2013 season of Robby Gordon OFF-ROAD’s Stadium SUPER Trucks (SST), becoming the first official multi-truck team.

Robby Gordon OFF-ROAD’s Stadium SUPER Trucks is a new breed of live off-road racinginjecting new life into the stadium truck concept created by legendary racer Mickey Thompson. Robby Gordon’s new vision of Stadium racing pits specially engineered, 650 horsepower off-road trucks against each other side-by-side on grueling dirt tracks with a non-stop stream of huge jumps, crossovers, and tight corners. The 2013 season will be comprised of 12 heart-pounding, action-packed events in the greatest stadium venues across North America.

“Stadium SUPER Trucks are the natural indoor compliment to short course off-road racing in the Traxxas TORC series. The relationship is much like Supercross® and AMA outdoor motocross” stated Traxxas President, Mike Jenkins. “Traxxas is always at the forefront of exposing the fun and excitement of off-road racing and we can’t wait to bring it even closer to home as part of the Stadium SUPER Truck series.”

Mike Jenkins, himself a seasoned off-road competitor, will drive the No. 47 Traxxas Slash SST. The driver of the second truck will be announced in the coming weeks along with the team’s official tire manufacturer.

“To have Traxxas commit to a multi-truck franchise in Stadium SUPER Trucks is awesome and an absolute honor,” stated Stadium SUPER Trucks President, Robby Gordon. “With Traxxas continued support of off-road racing, involvement in Stadium racing will be a direct correlation back to the consumer as the trucks competing on the track are modeled after the company’s wildly popular Traxxas Slash Radio Controlled truck.”

The presence of the world’s leading manufacturer of hobby-quality radio control vehicles will be known throughout the Ultimate OFF-ROAD Expo as they pull out all the stops for Traxxas Radio Control fun with products, contests, prizes, the Traxxas Girls, incredible, high-flying demonstrations at each of the Stadium SUPER Truck events throughout the season. The interactive Try-Me Track will give thousands of race fans the opportunity to take the wheel of a Traxxas Slash and put it through its paces on its very own off-road obstacle course.

Keep up with all the latest news and results on Robby Gordon OFF-ROAD’s Stadium SUPER Trucks Series by liking us on Facebook at http://facebook.com/StadiumSuperTrucks as well as following us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/SSuperTrucks. All information including where to purchase your tickets for the 2013 season can be found at http://www.stadiumsupertrucks.com.

ABOUT TRAXXAS
Traxxas has been engineering and building the world’s fastest and most innovative Ready-To-Race® radio-controlled performance machines since 1986. Traxxas models are fully assembled with powerful, feature-rich radio systems and are ready to drive in just minutes, even the 100mph Traxxas XO-1. Traxxas Performance, durability, and world-class customer support all come together to deliver award-winning radio-controlled fun that’s designed to last for years to come. With cars, trucks, boats and helicopters, there’s a fun Traxxas model for everyone. Traxxas®. The Fastest Name in Radio Control.®

ABOUT STADIUM SUPER TRUCKS
Robby Gordon OFF-ROAD is a new breed of off-road featuring live motorsports, bringing back what was once the concept of legendary racer Mickey Thompson. Robby Gordon¹s new concept of Stadium SUPER Trucks involves high-powered off-road trucks racing side-by-side on challenging dirt tracks consisting of huge jumps, crossovers and tight corners. Comprised of 12 heart-pounding races providing action in the greatest venues across North America. Professional drivers race for a huge Championship purse, the biggest in off-road today. Other classes involve BIGFOOT® Monster Trucks and SUPER Buggy racing all held in stadiums that will keep you on the edge of your seat!

All 12 events in 2013 will be televised via tape delay and featured on NBC: seven on NBC and five to be televised on the NBC Sports Channel. Check local listings for channel and times.

Venues include University of Phoenix Stadium (Glendale, AZ), Long Beach, CA, Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Qualcomm Stadium (San Diego), Edward Jones Dome (St. Louis), Soldier Field (Chicago), The Georgia Dome (Atlanta), Cowboys Stadium (Dallas/Arlington), Metro Dome (Minneapolis), Sam Boyd Stadium (Las Vegas), and one to-be-named international event.

Lincoln Electric Named Welding Supplier for SST

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Charlotte, N.C. (February 22, 2013) – Team-owner and driver Robby Gordon launches his Stadium SUPER Trucks (SST) Series at the University of Phoenix Stadium on April 6. All trucks featured in the series are being built in Gordon’s shop using equipment from his longtime NASCAR and Off-Road partner, Lincoln Electric.

The SST series will kick off the NBC-televised season in April with a minimum of 12 events scheduled throughout the United States and potential international events. The SST vehicles are highly-modified trucks that are powered by 600-hp V-8 engines and racing on DOT-approved tires.

All of the trucks are fabricated in Robby Gordon’s SPEED Factory facility in Charlotte, N.C., with welding equipment supplied by Lincoln Electric. The company has been Gordon’s welding supplier for the past decade as Gordon competed in NASCAR, SCORE International (Baja) and Dakar Rally events. That relationship continues as Gordon transitions to series ownership.

“Lincoln Electric has been an integral part of keeping our NASCAR and Off-Road race cars together for years, and I’m excited to keep them as a partner as our welding needs have increase to thicker and larger materials,” Gordon says. “The guys in the shop have been putting the welders to the test using Lincoln’s SuperArc wire.”

Lincoln Electric equipment employed to produce the SSTs include Power MIG® 350MP push-pull MIG welders to weld aluminum brackets, as well as Power MIG® 256 MIG welders that target mild-steel joining. Precision TIG® 275 TIG welders join brackets and specialty parts. Lincoln Electric consumables used in the shop include SuperArc® L-56® MIG wire. Gordon’s fabricators also use Lincoln Electric Torchmate® cutting tables to produce a variety of truck parts.

This season, SST racers will have the opportunity to win a $60,000 purse each weekend—the top three finishers split the purse–and the overall series champion will be awarded a $500,000 prize at the end of season.

Keep up with all the latest news and results on Robby Gordon OFF-ROAD’s Stadium SUPER Trucks Series by liking us on Facebook at http://facebook.com/StadiumSuperTrucks as well as following us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/SSuperTrucks. All information including where to purchase your tickets for the 2013 season can be found at http://www.stadiumsupertrucks.com.

ABOUT LINCOLN ELECTRIC
The Lincoln Electric Company, headquartered in Cleveland, OH, is the world leader in the design, development and manufacture of arc welding products, robotic arc welding systems, fume control systems, plasma and oxyfuel cutting equipment and has a leading global position in the brazing and soldering alloys market. For more, visit www.lincolnelectric.com.

ABOUT STADIUM SUPER TRUCKS
Robby Gordon OFF-ROAD is a new breed of off-road featuring live motorsports, bringing back what was once the concept of legendary racer Mickey Thompson. Robby Gordon¹s new concept of Stadium SUPER Trucks involves high-powered off-road trucks racing side-by-side on challenging dirt tracks consisting of huge jumps, crossovers and tight corners. Comprised of 12 heart-pounding races providing action in the greatest venues across North America. Professional drivers race for a huge Championship purse, the biggest in off-road today. Other classes involve BIGFOOT® Monster Trucks and SUPER Buggy racing all held in stadiums that will keep you on the edge of your seat!

All 12 events in 2013 will be televised via tape delay and featured on NBC: seven on NBC and five to be televised on the NBC Sports Channel. Check local listings for channel and times.

Venues include University of Phoenix Stadium (Glendale, Ariz.), Long Beach, Calif., Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (Los Angeles, Calif.), Qualcomm Stadium (San Diego, Calif.), Edward Jones Dome (St. Louis, Mo.), Soldier Field (Chicago, Ill.), Georgia Dome (Atlanta, Ga.), Cowboys Stadium (Dallas/Arlington, Tex.), Metro Dome (Minneapolis, Minn.), Sam Boyd Stadium (Las Vegas, Nev.), and one to-be-named international event

MAPEI and Gordon Expand Partnership to Include Stadium SUPER Trucks in 2013

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Charlotte, N.C. (February 21, 2013) – Robby Gordon OFF-ROAD’s Stadium SUPER Trucks™ (SST) announced today that longtime supporter, MAPEI will be a sponsor on Gordon’s No. 7 SST race truck for the 2013 season. MAPEI came on board with Robby Gordon Motorsports in 2006 as part of his NASCAR program. Over the years, the sponsorship has evolved to include every form of racing in which Gordon participates.

The No. 7 MAPEI Stadium SUPER Truck will make its first appearance at the inaugural race at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz. on April 6. Other primary races will include Solider Field in Chicago, Ill. on June 22nd and Cowboys Stadium in Dallas, Tex. on July 13. MAPEI will serve as an associate sponsor on Gordon’s SST for the remaining nine race events.

“MAPEI has been a huge part of our racing program over the years. To have them participate with us in the SST Series shows their continued commitment to our company, and I am excited to introduce them to a different style of racing,” says Robby Gordon.

“MAPEI is proud to continue our support of Robby Gordon and the Robby Gordon OFF-ROAD team in 2013”, said Steven Day, Operational Marketing Manager for MAPEI Americas. “We are excited to be a part of the inaugural season of their SST program. These events should be a real show for all types of race fans as well as a great way to entertain our customers.”

Keep up with all the latest news and results on Robby Gordon OFF-ROAD’s Stadium SUPER Trucks Series by liking us on Facebook at http://facebook.com/StadiumSuperTrucks as well as following us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/SSuperTrucks. All information including where to purchase your tickets for the 2013 season can be found at http://www.stadiumsupertrucks.com.

ABOUT MAPEI
MAPEI Group, with 67 subsidiaries including 58 plants in 27 countries, is today the world leader in the manufacturing of adhesives and complementary products for the installation of all types of floor and wall coverings. The company also specializes in manufacturing other chemical products for building, including waterproofing products, special mortars and admixtures for concrete, products for the restoration of ancient buildings, and special decorative and protective coatings for walls.

Eighteen MAPEI manufacturing facilities are located in the Americas, with headquarters in Deerfield Beach, Florida. MAPEI is an environmentally conscious manufacturer – the company has been a member of the U.S. Green Building Council since 2001 and a member of the Canadian Green Building Council since 2008. MAPEI Americas is a registered provider to the AIA/CES program and also offers training related to ceramic and stone tile, floor coverings and concrete repair through the MAPEI Technical Institute. The Quality Management Systems of the majority of MAPEI Americas facilities are ISO 9001 certified. Visit www.mapei.com for technical data or call 1-800-42-MAPEI (1-800-426-2734) for the nearest location.

ABOUT ROBBY GORDON OFF-ROAD
Robby Gordon OFF-ROAD is a new breed of off-road featuring live motorsports, bringing back what was once the concept of legendary racer Mickey Thompson. Robby Gordon¹s new concept of Stadium SUPER Trucks involves high-powered off-road trucks racing side-by-side on challenging dirt tracks consisting of huge jumps, crossovers and tight corners. Comprised of 12 heart-pounding races providing action in the greatest venues across North America. Professional drivers race for a huge Championship purse, the biggest in off-road today. Other classes involve BIGFOOT® Monster Trucks and SUPER Buggy racing all held in stadiums that will keep you on the edge of your seat!

All 12 events in 2013 will be televised via tape delay and featured on NBC: seven on NBC and five to be televised on the NBC Sports Channel. Check local listings for channel and times.

Venues include University of Phoenix Stadium (Glendale, Ariz.), Long Beach, Calif., Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (Los Angeles, Calif.), Qualcomm Stadium (San Diego, Calif.), Edward Jones Dome (St. Louis, Mo.), Soldier Field (Chicago, Ill.), Georgia Dome (Atlanta, Ga.), Cowboys Stadium (Dallas/Arlington, Tex.), Metro Dome (Minneapolis, Minn.), Sam Boyd Stadium (Las Vegas, Nev.), and one to-be-named international event.

Toyo Tires Partners with Stadium SUPER Trucks

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Charlotte, N.C. (February 19) – Toyo Tire U.S.A Corp is proud to announce its partnership with Robby Gordon OFF-ROAD’s Stadium SUPER Trucks™ (SST), becoming the first tire manufacturer to sign for the 2013 inaugural season of thrilling, stadium-style off-road racing.

Robby Gordon OFF-ROAD’s Stadium SUPER Trucks is a new breed of off-road featuring live motorsports, bringing back what was once the concept of legendary racer Mickey Thompson. Robby Gordon’s new concept of Stadium racing involves high-powered off-road trucks racing on challenging dirt tracks consisting of huge jum

ps, crossovers, and tight corners. The 2013 season will be comprised of 12 heart-pounding events providing action in the greatest venues across North America.

Toyo Tires® will have multiple Stadium SUPER Trucks equipped with its popular Open Country M/T® including that of No. 7 Robby Gordon. Toyo Tires first partnered with Gordon in 2006 and have maintained a winning relationship ever since. Gordon has delivered multiple championships, wins and podium finishes for the Toyo Tires brand. Accomplishments include the 2012 Best in the Desert Class 1500 Champion and Best in the Desert Grand Champion, 2009 SCORE Overall Point Champion and SCORE Trophy-Truck Champion, Overall 2006 Baja 1000 Winner and many Dakar Rally Stage wins.

Additional drivers representing Toyo Tires in the series will be announced at a later date. Toyo Tires will also be the presenting tire sponsor at two televised events including the Season Opener at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, AZ on April 6.

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“To have Toyo Tires come on board as the first tire manufacturer for Stadium SUPER Trucks Series is a big deal,” said Series President Robby Gordon. “I’ve had a great relationship with Toyo Tires over my racing career and I think it’s great for them to join our series and understand my vision for the future of off-road racing. I’m thankful and excited to start providing some great events for fans to enjoy.”

“Robby Gordon’s new Stadium SUPER Truck series will take off-road racing to the next level, introducing the sport to a new and larger audience both in stadiums across North America and on NBC television,” said Amy Coleman, senior director of marketing, Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. “We look forward to being a part of the excitement and competition while showcasing the quality and performance of our tires on super trucks driven by the world’s best off-road racers.”

All 12 SST events in 2013 will be televised via tape delay on NBC networks, seven on NBC and five on NBC Sports. Check local listings for channels and times.

Venues include the University of Phoenix Stadium (Glendale, AZ), Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach (Long Beach, CA), Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (Los Angeles, CA), Qualcomm Stadium (San Diego, CA), Edward Jones Dome (St. Louis, MO), Soldier Field (Chicago, IL), Georgia Dome (Atlanta, GA), Cowboys Stadium (Dallas/Arlington, EX), Metro Dome (Minneapolis, MN), Sam Boyd Stadium (Las Vegas, NV), and one to-be-named international event.

Keep up with the latest news and results on Robby Gordon OFF-ROAD’s Stadium SUPER Trucks Series at facebook.com/StadiumSuperTrucks and twitter.com/SSuperTrucks. Visit stadiumsupertrucks.com for more information including where to purchase tickets for the 2013 season.

About Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp
Toyo Tires offers a complete line of premium replacement tires for nearly every make and model including high performance cars, luxury vehicles, light trucks and SUVs as well as tires for commercial trucks. For more information log onto toyotires.com and connect with the community at facebook.com/toyotires, twitter.com/toyotires and gplus.to/toyotires.

About Robby Gordon OFF-ROAD
Robby Gordon OFF-ROAD is a new breed of off-road featuring live motorsports, bringing back what was once the concept of legendary racer Mickey Thompson. Robby Gordon¹s new concept of Stadium SUPER Trucks involves high-powered off-road trucks racing side-by-side on challenging dirt tracks consisting of huge jumps, crossovers and tight corners. Comprised of 12 heart-pounding races providing action in the greatest venues across North America. Professional drivers race for a huge Championship purse, the biggest in off-road today. Other classes involve BIGFOOT® Monster Trucks and SUPER Buggy racing all held in stadiums that will keep you on the edge of your seat!

Stadium SUPER Trucks to Run Exhibition Race at Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach

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CHARLOTTE, NC (February 14, 2013) – Since 1975, America’s version of the Monaco Grand Prix – the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach – has seen legendary drivers in Formula 1, CART/Champ Car and IndyCar create some of the greatest moments in motorsports history.

On April 21, history will be made once again with an unprecedented road course demonstration race by Robby Gordon OFF-ROAD Stadium SUPER Trucks™, which will run just prior to Sunday’s IZOD IndyCar Series® main event.

It has been a long-time dream of Gordon’s to personally redevelop and bring back this unique form of off-road stadium racing that was immensely popular more than 20 years ago – known then as the Mickey Thompson Off-Road Championship.

“Long Beach is going to be insane,” said Gordon, a California native. “Imagine these 600 HP machines drifting around corners and hitting metal jumps, flying over 50 feet through the air on the famous road course that has seen icons like Mario Andretti, A.J. Foyt, Al Unser Jr. and many more. To run our Stadium SUPER Trucks Series here it’s truly a great thing for us as we get to bring even more fun and excitement to the Long Beach event and show racing fans what off-road trucks can really do on asphalt.”

Gordon, who himself competed regularly on the streets of Long Beach in the mid-1990s scored a Trans Am win as well as a podium finish for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach race in 1994. Gordon will be one of the many drivers who will race as well as become airborne (over specially constructed metal ramps) in the only event on the 2013 Stadium SUPER Trucks schedule slated to run on asphalt.

“We are excited to add Robby Gordon’s Stadium SUPER Trucks to our Sunday program,” said Jim Michaelian, president and CEO of the Grand Prix Association of Long Beach. “This will bring a whole new dimension to the multitude of racing activities we have on our weekend program and the sights and sounds of those V-8 trucks going down Shoreline Drive should be awesome.”

Race fans will certainly get an eyeful as the Stadium SUPER Trucks go to battle, powered by 600-horsepower engines, going door-to-door on the 11-turn, 1.97-mile street course circuit for this special one-of-a-kind event.

The Grand Prix exhibition will serve as the build-up to the Robby Gordon OFF-ROAD Stadium SUPER Trucks event scheduled the following weekend (April 26-27) at the famed L.A. Memorial Coliseum. The series then moves to San Diego’s Qualcomm Stadium on May 4 and May 18 for two thrilling venues to round out the commemorative California portion of the inaugural 2013 season.

Gordon’s new series, based in Charlotte, debuts April 6 at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz., with packed stadiums expected throughout a 12-race season. Other venues include Cowboys Stadium in Dallas, Soldier Field in Chicago, Atlanta’s Georgia Dome, Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, and the Metrodome in Minneapolis.

Ticket prices for the Grand Prix range from $28 for a Friday General Admission ticket to $130 for a three-day ticket that includes Sat./Sun. reserved seating in grandstand upper levels. Pre-paid parking packages are also available, along with handicapped seating, IndyCar Paddock passes, Super Photo tickets and a wide variety of Hospitality Club packages. Fans can select and pay for their 2013 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach seats, parking and paddock passes online at gplb.com. Ticket orders can also be placed by calling the toll-free ticket hotline, (888) 82-SPEED.

Fans can also follow the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach on Facebook at GrandPrixLB and on Twitter @ToyotaGPLB.

Keep up with all the latest news and results on Robby Gordon OFF-ROAD Stadium SUPER Trucks Series by liking us on Facebook athttp://facebook.com/StadiumSuperTrucks & following us on Twitter athttp://twitter.com/SSuperTrucks. All information including where to purchase your tickets for the 2013 season can be found at http://www.stadiumsupertrucks.com.

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