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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SUPER Buggy Class added to Stadium SUPER Trucks Series

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (February 12, 2013) – Robby Gordon OFF-ROAD Stadium SUPER Trucks™ announced today the addition of the lightning-quick SUPER Buggy class to the Inaugural 2013 season. The SUPER Buggy is an off-road racing class similar to one of the popular Super 1600 Buggies that used to compete in Mickey Thompson’s Off-Road Racing Series more than 25 years ago.

The eagerly anticipated SUPER Buggy debuts April 6 at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz. and will also feature racing from BIGFOOT® Monster Trucks as well as the Stadium SUPER Trucks, the main feature of the series.

“The Super 1600 buggies is where a lot of successful racers started their careers,” said Series President, Robby Gordon. “It’s a really popular class, and I’m hoping our SUPER Buggies can launch some of these guys careers like it did for myself, Bob Gordon, Jerry Whelchel, Marty Coyne, Marty Hart, Marty Tripes, Bob Hannah, Frank Arciero Jr. and more. With our series showcased in the best venues across the country, there’s no other place where this class can race and get this type of exposure. Guys will race for $5,000 going to the winner with second place earning $2,500 and third getting $1,500, all while being televised on NBC. Adding another competitive class to SST will bring great drivers and teams that will make for exciting racing that fans will really enjoy.”

The new SUPER Buggy is an open-wheel buggy, very similar to the familiar Pro Buggy Unlimited class that features a motor with approximately 210 horsepower. With a maximum track width of 93” and only weighing a minimum of 1800lbs., this class is a stepping-stone for young guns and a playground for off-road veterans to showcase their skills in front of thousands of fans in first class stadiums.

Registration for the SUPER Buggy class will be available for participants to sign up for the 2013 Championship season soon at http://www.usacracing.org.

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

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ABOUT ROBBY GORDON OFF-ROAD STADIUM SUPER TRUCKS SERIES

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.

Robby Gordon OFF-ROAD Hires Sermini as Director of Operations

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Charlotte, N.C. (February 11, 2013) – Robby Gordon OFF-ROAD announced today that Sean Sermini, the owner of Superior Events, Racing & Management, Manager of Lebanon Valley Speedway Short-track and Owner of Stephentown Motocross Facility, has been hired as the Director of Operations for Robby Gordon OFF-ROAD’s Stadium SUPER Trucks Series.

Sermini will execute and direct each event during 2013. He will also oversee track construction in each stadium including pit areas and fan zones. Along with overseeing all operational staff/officials, choreographing pre-race activities and making sure the show runs on schedule including working with SST production staff and TV crew on producing a fantastic show for the fans.

“I have been a huge fan of stadium style motorsports since the mid-80s. I have also directed similar events for over a decade and now to have the opportunity to do what I love and direct the largest off-road truck racing series the world has ever seen, along side of Robby Gordon and his team is an absolute honor. Anyone who does not make time to check out one of these races this season is missing out. It’s going to be wild,” commented Sean Sermini on his new position with SST.

Sermini is no stranger to motorsports. As a former racer himself, he has spent a total of 10 years working as Event Director for Live Nation Motorsports (currently Feld Motorsports). He worked shows including Monster Jam, AMA Supercross, Arenacross, International Freestyle Motocross Association, IHRA and Professional Bull Riding. During his career with Live Nation, he was promoted to Senior Event Director and even directed show events in Belgium, Holland, Sweden, Switzerland, France, England, Germany, Finland, Portugal, Italy and South America. Robby Gordon OFF-ROAD is happy to have him a part of the expanding team heading into the first event at the University of Phoenix Stadium on April 6th.

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 Truck racing and more all held in stadiums that will keep you on the edge of your seat!

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

STADIUM SUPER TRUCKS CHASSIS #22 NEARS COMPLETION

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Charlotte, N.C. (January 31) – Robby Gordon OFF-ROAD’s Stadium SUPER Trucks, which will begin its inaugural season of thrilling, stadium style off-road racing on April 6 at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz. announced this week that production of these one-of-a-kind race vehicles is ahead of schedule.

“We have been working long hours for months, and there will be 30 complete trucks ready to compete at Phoenix. The craftsmanship and build of the Stadium SUPER Truck is something we take enormous pride in at Robby Gordon OFF-ROAD,” said Shane Bourgeois, lead mechanic.

Bourgeois added that 22 chassis are through production at Robby Gordon OFF-ROAD’s state of the art, 100,000 square foot facility in Charlotte, NC. Each truck is being constructed to a design spec exclusive to Stadium SUPER Trucks.

“I’ve been thinking about Stadium SUPER Trucks for 20 years; it is a place where I started my career and I have always dreamed of bringing it back one day,” said Series President, Robby Gordon. “This is a platform for athletes from all types of sports that can come and be competitive. Being that all trucks are built the same, it comes down to the driver’s athletic ability to perform. We are confident in putting on a great race and quality entertainment for the fans. I cannot wait to start the season on April 6 at University of Phoenix Stadium.”

Designed to resemble a Traxxas remote control “Slash” truck, the Stadium SUPER Truck is the life size model of the popular RC version. Its unique specifications are something that has not been seen in off-road racing since the Mickey Thompson off-road era. Sitting on 35” DOT approved tires; the truck features a wheel-base of 104” with a stance only 71” wide. This two-wheel drive vehicle featuring a 2 or 3 speed transmission (pending track configuration) offers 18” of wheel travel in the front and 24” in the rear allowing the truck to soar over large jumps and land with authority. The 600 hp EFI V-8 powered trucks weigh 3000 lbs making the power to weight ratio of .20 compared to short-course’s Pro 2 that has 800 hp but weighs 4200 lbs with a power to weight ratio of .19. With the SST’s lower center of gravity, it’s an advantage over any Pro Lite, Pro 2, and Pro 4 in short course racing today.

Keep up with all the latest news and results on Robby Gordon’s Stadium SUPER Trucks Series by visiting http://www.stadiumsupertrucks.com or by liking Stadium SUPER Trucks on Facebook at http://facebook.com/StadiumSuperTrucks & or following on Twitter at http://twitter.com/SSuperTrucks.

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Recycle any SPEED Energy Drink can for FREE Pit Admission

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ENTER THE PITS FOR FREE WITH SPEED ENERGY!

SPEED Energy is proud to be a part of the 2013 Stadium SUPER Trucks Series and is giving YOU the fan the chance to enter the pits for FREE (a $10 value).  Simply recycle any SPEED Energy Drink Can (FUEL, UNLEADED, OCTANE & ETHANOL Flavors) at the Pit Entrance of any SST Event to receive your admission to the Pit Area to meet and greet the drivers.  One Admission Per Can.

Remember YOU MUST have an valid Event Ticket along with a SPEED Energy can for FREE Pit Admission. Gates Open at 12:30PM.

Event Tickets can be purchased through ticketmaster.com, ticketmaster retail locations including selected Walmart stores, the stadium box office or by calling 800-745-3000.

 

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SPEED Energy Drink is available nationwide in selected stores for a suggested retail price of $1.99 or online at speedenergy.com

Luyendyk Jr. Commits to Drive in 2013 Inaugural Stadium SUPER Trucks™ Series

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Luyendyk Jr. Commits to Drive in 2013 Inaugural Stadium SUPER Trucks™ Series

CHARLOTTE, NC (January 28, 2013) – Robby Gordon OFF-ROAD today announced that professional driver and television personality Arie Luyendyk Jr. has confirmed he will be a participant in the inaugural season of the Robby Gordon OFF-ROAD Stadium SUPER Trucks Series™.

Luyendyk Jr., who has participated in numerous off-season test sessions in the Gordon designed-and-built race trucks (40 identical race vehicles are being built in all), has come up with an innovative way to fund his new passion for off-road style racing on dirt in stadiums. He will have his fans help him, and, in return, they will have their photo, among possibly thousands of others, placed on his Stadium SUPER Truck. A website specifically dedicated to crowdfunding is in place and donations are currently streaming in on behalf of the driver; www.arietruck.com

“To have Arie Luyendyk Jr. in our series, it gives us Indy 500 winning genes, a TV personality and a fan base that is different than any other driver’s fan base in motorsports today,” said series founder Gordon. “We’re really excited to have Arie come participate in testing and he’s done a good job getting accustomed to the 600 horsepower Stadium SUPER Trucks.”

Luyendyk Jr., 32, is the son of two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Arie Luyendyk, and has competed in various racing series from Formula Ford to 12 Hours of Sebring to the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona. He excelled by finishing runner-up in championship points for the 2002 Indy Lights Series and qualified for his first Indianapolis 500 in 2006. He was voted Indy Lights “Most Popular Driver” four years in a row from 2003-06.

More recently, Luyendyk Jr. might even be more widely noted for placing second on the eighth season of the reality show The Bachelorette, in which he was attempting to win the heart of bachelorette Emily Maynard.

“Doing what you love is most important and racing is my life, my passion,” said Luyendyk. “The thrill I get when I’m racing is indescribable. I’ve always wanted to be able to better share that experience with the fans.

“I think with this (fan) initiative, a part of everyone will be right there racing for the win with me,” he said. “We’ll be in it together as a team. Thank you in advance and I’ll see you at a Stadium Super Truck race this season!”

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ABOUT ARIE LUYNEDYK JR.
Arie Jr. is the son of two-time Indianapolis 500 winner and Indy speed record holder, Arie Luyendyk.
With 62 starts in the Firestone Indy Lights series, Arie Jr. holds his own impressive statistics finishing in the top 10 in a remarkable 76 percent of his races, including winning the final race of the 2008 season. Arie Jr. was even voted the Firestone Indy Lights Most Popular Driver four consecutive seasons. In 2006, Arie Jr. made his Indianapolis 500 debut and represented Team Netherlands in the A1GP Championship in 2007. He has also competed in the 24 Hours of Daytona in the DP category and the 12 Hours of Sebring in the GT class.

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 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. 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 Truck racing, and others all held in stadiums that will keep you on the edge of your seat!