Robby Gordon and Rob MacCachren to Race 450RS

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Trophy Karts at Stadium Super Trucks – St. Louis

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The off road mega event that is currently touring the country for its inaugural season, Stadium Super Trucks will host its first event at Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, Missouri. Marking the half-way point of the 2013 schedule, Round 6 of the exciting new off road series; will feature 450RS Trophy Karts in addition to all the regular racing action. Famous off road veteran drivers who are currently in a heated points battle for the SST Championship Title, Robby Gordon and Rob MacCachren will both be facing off behind the wheel racing 450RS Trophy Karts.

The “karts” of off road motorsports, adult sized 450RS Trophy Karts, are an ideal entry level platform to get started in motorsports. This new division gives rookie drivers like Matt Baker and DJ Noerr a chance to race wheel-to-wheel against off road heroes like Robby Gordon, Rob MacCachren, and Sheldon Creed; a rising star who first began racing in Trophy Karts. There are eight confirmed 450RS Karts, several of which have been provided by Trophy Kart USA out of Pryor, Oklahoma.

Don’t forget this weekend’s event coverage from Round 6 ST. Louis will feature a 60 Minute TV Special on NBC Sports Network on Sunday, June 9th at 2:00PM EST.

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.

Get connected with Trophy Kart online on their highly active Facebook page; www.facebook.com/TrophyKart and find more information at www.trophykart.com.

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!

ABOUT TROPHY KARTS
Trophy Karts are the original manufacturer of the scaled down versions of the much larger “Trophy Trucks” that are famous for running at over 100mph through open desert. Trophy Karts are designed to be highly maneuverable off road vehicles and share similar configurations as the full scale machines at a fraction of the cost. With motor/chassis setups available for both children and/or adults, Trophy Karts are terrific for recreation and/or competitive motorsports with the desired safety of a space frame, roll cage, and safety harness. Trophy Karts have been racing in short course off road and stadium events for the better part of a decade and are known for providing children and adults an affordable entry level safe motorsport discipline while carving out professional and highly competitive racers.

SUPERMoto Adds 3 SST Dates

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USA Pro SUPERmoto Adds Three SST Rounds to 2013 Schedule

USA Pro SUPERmoto is happy to announce the addition of a three race partnership with SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Truck Series (SST). The partnership will bring TV coverage on NBC, more purse money, and large spectator attendance of over 20,000 per event.

2013 Revised USA Pro Supermoto schedule:
April 18-21 – Primm, NV
June 22 – Chicago, IL**
July 6 – Atlanta, GA**
July 21 – Denver, CO
Sept 21 -22 – Sturgis, SD
Nov 9 – Las Vegas, NV**
** Races in conjunction with SST

For more info on the 2013 schedule visit USAProSupermoto.com

 

Watch Stadium SUPER Trucks on NBC Sports Network this Memorial Day Weekend

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Charlotte, N.C. (May 24, 2013) – Make plans to join SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks on the biggest weekend in motorsports, as NBC Sports brings the high flying door to door racing action into homes all across the United States this Memorial Day weekend.

NBC Sports Network will air all the excitement for fans to enjoy this Saturday, May 25, at 12:30 pm EST / 9:30 am PST for an extended 90 minute special highlighting the Stadium SUPER Trucks Grand Prix of Long Beach and Round No. 5 from Qualcomm Stadium.

Watch how the custom designed 600 hp trucks became the crowd favorite on the streets of Long Beach, Calif., as well as the epic battle that erupted during Round No. 5 of competition in San Diego, Calif., between veteran off-road racer Robby Gordon and 15 year-old local young gun, Sheldon Creed. See the two drivers fight it out for the $40,000 first place prize in thrilling fashion. Check your local listings for exact times and channels.

The Inaugural season of SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks continues Saturday night, June 8, in St. Louis, Mo., at the Edward Jones Dome with a full slate of Stadium SUPER Trucks, Monster Trucks, SUPER Buggy, and SUPER Trophy Kart racing on a specially designed course.

Tickets to SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks at the Edward Jones Dome start at just $20 for adults, with military personnel and kid’s 12 & under receiving $10 off with a purchased adult ticket from the Edward Jones Dome box office or through Ticketmaster at ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000.

Keep up with all the latest news and results on SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks by liking the series on Facebook at http://facebook.com/StadiumSuperTrucks as well as following 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.

Gordon Races to Second SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks Win of Season

San Diego, Calif. (May 18, 2013) – SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks made a return trip to Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, Calif., for the second and final time in 2013. Five distinct racing divisions took to the track to test their driving skills on the uniquely prepared dirt and asphalt course. Robby Gordon, Larry Swim, Apdaly Lopez, Derek Costella and Shelby Anderson were able to record wins in Round No. 5 of SST competition.

Robby Gordon, of Orange, Calif., driving the #7 SPEED Energy / MAPEI / Toyo Tires truck held off the hard charging Sheldon Creed of Alpine, Calif. to claim his second SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks victory of the season.

The 20-Lap SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks final began from a staggered start, and saw first place starter Arie Luyendyk Jr. from Scottsdale, Ariz., quickly jump out to the early lead navigating his way through the first set of turns. Iron River, Mich., driver Nick Baumgartner would waste no time working his way past the No. 25 to lead Lap-1.

Using the clear track to his advantage Gordon would take the cross-over option on Lap-2 to race his way to the front of the field from the fifth starting position.

Scottsdale, Ariz., native P.J. Jones driving the No. 98 American Racing Wheels truck found trouble on Lap-5 flipping over. On the restart second running Baumgartner would high center his truck on one of the jumps and become stuck losing multiple positions.
Outside front row starter Sheldon Creed would work his way back into the mix, battling Gordon for the lead on Lap-11. The 15-year old young gun would take the lead away from the off-road veteran for a half lap before Gordon would battle back to a slight advantage with Creed glued to the rear bumper.

Lap-14 saw Baumgartner would lose the handle on the No. 12 making contact with the outside k-rail with the truck coming to a rest on top.

Creed would work to the inside of Gordon once again on Lap-18, as the two would race side by side for much of the lap before the No. 7 would power back ahead. Creed would make one more run at Gordon on the final lap, but could not find the opening to get past.

Gordon would race the No. 7 SPEED Energy / MAPEI / Toyo Tires truck to a Round No.5 victory ahead of Creed and third place finisher MacCachren.

After the race Gordon commented on winning for the second time this season:

“San Diego No. 2 was defiantly better for me than San Diego No. 1. I had a great battle with youngster Sheldon Creed with him pressuring me the entire race. Two laps to go he got down inside of me and I thought he was going to put the door to me. So the next lap I went over the big cross-over jump, and we came out of the inside outside line side by side coming to the last corner. It was a great race, these Toyo tires really worked well tonight, and I can’t thank all the fans enough for coming out and supporting us. “

Apdaly Lopez took the lead on Lap-3 en route to taking his second straight SST win in the 12-lap SUPER Buggy final.

Rob Archibald and Michael Ward started the 12-lap SUPER Buggy final, which saw Archibald jump out to the early lead before stopping shortly after for a broken right front suspension. Michael Ward would find trouble on Lap-2 turning over his No. 317 SUPER Buggy bringing out the red flag.

On the restart Lopez would waste no more time getting to the front of the field driving past leader Eddie Tafoya. The No. 84 of Jerry Welchel was next to challenge Tafoya for the second position, battling back and forth until Welchel eventually took the lead on Lap-6.

Trouble would find Welchel two laps later as the No. 84 became stuck in the sand losing multiple positions and fading back into the running order.

Lopez would not look back driving away to capture the win over Eddie Tafoya and third place finisher Michael Ward.

Other winners included Larry Swim’s SPEED Energy BIGFOOT defeated Darren Minges driving Bounty Hunter in a classic Monster Truck duel; Shelby Anderson, bested 13 competitors in the SUPER Trophy Kart division to become the first female winner in series history. Derek Costella ran away with the victory in the SUPERMoto Final to mark his name in the record books as the division’s first winner in series history.

The Inaugural season of SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks continues Saturday night, June 8 , in St. Louis, Mo. at the Edward Jones Dome with a full slate of Stadium SUPER Trucks, Monster Trucks, SUPER Buggy, SUPERMoto and SUPER Trophy Kart racing on a specially designed course.

Tickets to SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks at Edward Jones Dome start at just $20 for adults with kid’s 12 & under are $10 off with a purchased adult ticket at the stadium box office or through Ticketmaster at ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000.

All 11 SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Truck events in 2013 will be televised on weekends and featured on NBC Sports: seven on NBC and five to be televised on the NBC Sports Network. Round No. 5 from Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, Calif., will be shown on Sunday, May 25 at 12:30 P.M. ET. on NBC Sports Network. Please check your local listings for channel.

Keep up with all the latest news and results on SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks by liking the series on Facebook at http://facebook.com/StadiumSuperTrucks as well as following 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.

Unofficial Results

Stadium SUPER Trucks Final (20 Laps): 1. Robby Gordon; 2. Sheldon Creed; 3. Rob MacCachren; 4. Arie Luyendyk Jr.; 5. Ricky Johnson; 6. Jerett Brooks; 7. Greg Adler; 8. P.J. Jones; 9. Justin Lofton; 10. Lalo Laguna; 11. Nick Baumgartner; 12. Jesse Johnson; 13. Mike Jenkins.

Monster Truck Final (2 Laps): 1. Larry Swim; 2. Darren Minges.
SUPER Moto Final (15 Laps): 1. Derek Costella; 2. Dustin Hoffman; 3. Danny Casey; 4. Brandon Ward; 5. Tim Valasquez; 6. Ron Reed; 7. Jeremy Toye; 8. Steve Marty; 9. Lance Garza; 10. Steve Drew.

SUPER Buggy Final (10 Laps): 1. Apdaly Lopez; 2. Eddie Tafoya; 3. Michael Ward; 4. Eric Jacobus; 5. Jerry Welchel; 6. Rob Archibald.

SUPER Trophy Kart Final (12 Laps): 1. Shelby Anderson; 2. Gavin Harlien; 3. Darren Hardesty Jr.; 4. Broc Dickerson; 5. Eliott Watson; 6. Christopher Polvoorde; 7. Trevor Briska; 8. Brock Heger; 9. Myles Cheek; 10. Cole Marner.

Stadium SUPER Trucks LCQ (6 Laps): 1. Ricky Johnson; 2. Justin Lofton; 3. Greg Adler; 4. Lalo Laguna; 5. Mike Jenkins; 6. Jesse Johnson; 7. P.J. Jones.

Stadium SUPER Trucks Heat 1 (10 Laps): 1. Robby Gordon; 2. Nick Baumgartner; 3. Arie Luyendyk Jr.; 4. Justin Lofton; 5. Ricky Johnson; 6. Lalo Laguna; 7. Jesse Johnson.

Stadium SUPER Trucks Heat 2 (10 Laps): 1. Rob MacCachren; 2. Sheldon Creed; 3. Jarrett Brooks; 4. Greg Adler; 5. Mike Jenkins; 6. P.J. Jones.

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15-Year Old Off-Road Phenom Races to SST Round No. 5 Quick Time

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San Diego, Calif. (May 17, 2013) – On a brisk May evening, SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks returned to Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, Calif., for a night of practice and qualifying on a redesigned track configuration offering competitors new obstacles with much faster speeds.

After multiple practice sessions, the Stadium SUPER Trucks took to the track for the best of 3-laps qualifying session. Lalo Laguna of Mexicali Baja California, Mexico, was the first driver out of the tunnel laying down a lap of 42.859. The time would not stay at the top for long as Iron River, Mich., native Nick Baumgartner drove a great third lap clocking a 40.829 jumping the No. 12 to the top of the charts.

The next two drivers found trouble during their qualifying laps as Mike Jenkins hit a water barrier and flipped his No. 47 Traxxas truck over onto its side while Arie Luyendyk would break a drive shaft coming to the finish line costing himself a solid lap.

SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks Points Leader Rob MacCachren of Las Vegas, Nev., would find trouble on his opening lap getting off course, but would gather himself to make the fastest lap of the night at 39.046. That time did not last long as 15-year old off-road young gun Sheldon Creed took to the track with an ultra-quick 38.450 on Lap-2. Creed would take himself to a higher level besting his own time on Lap-3 with a 38.254. Only Orange, Calif., native Robby Gordon driving the SPEED Energy No. 7 could attempt to knock the kid off the top spot. Putting together three solid laps Gordon would put forth a great effort but end up slower with a time of 38.654.

Creed would go on to capture his first SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks quick time award of the season; he was followed on the charts by second place Robby Gordon and third finishing Rob MacCachren.

SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks Round No. 5 at Qualcomm Stadium will begin with the Ultimate OFF-ROAD Expo starting at 12:30PM. Make sure to come out early as popular Southern California punk rock band Warner Drive will take the stage for an all ages concert at 1PM. Fans can get inside the interactive area for $10 or recycle an empty SPEED Energy Drink can for FREE ADMISSION. Pits will be open to all fans inside the Ultimate Off-ROAD Expo at 2PM concluding with a fan track walk featuring an on track driver autograph session.

Racing will begin at 7PM with SST heat races followed by Monster Truck heats. SUPER Trophy Karts, SUPER Buggies, and SUPERMoto will race their Mains prior to the SST Final.

Tickets to SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks at Qualcomm Stadium start at just $25 for adults with kid’s 12 & under FREE with a purchased adult ticket at the stadium box office, through Ticketmaster at ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-745-3000.

A special for Armed Forces Day on May 18, military personnel tickets are just $12 by showing their Military ID cards at the stadium box office or other ticket purchasing locations.

SST to Air this Sunday on NBC Sports Network

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Charlotte, N.C. (May 9, 2013) – On Saturday night, May 4, SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks took to the ultra-challenging dirt and asphalt course for the first of two events held at Qualcomm Stadium in the month of May.

NBC Sports will bring all the excitement and action to SST fans this Sunday at 1 pm EST / 10 am PST as Round No. 4 will be aired on the NBC Sports Network all across the United States. Watch an epic battle form between top drivers Robby Gordon, Ricky Johnson and point’s leader Rob MacCachren as they fight for the $40,000 first place prize. Check your local listings for exact times and channels.

The Inaugural season of SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks continues Saturday night, May 18, with the return to Qualcomm Stadium for Round No.5 competition, with a slew of racing divisions plus the newly added SUPERMoto bikes. All taking place on a brand new course set to test the driver’s skill and endurance.

Tickets to SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks at Qualcomm Stadium start at just $25 for adults with kid’s 12 & under are $10 off with a purchased adult ticket at the stadium box office or through Ticketmaster at ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000.

A special for Armed Forces Day on May 18! Military personnel tickets are just $10 by showing their Military ID cards at the stadium box office or other ticket purchasing locations.

Keep up with all the latest news and results on SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks by liking the series on Facebook at http://facebook.com/StadiumSuperTrucks as well as following 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.
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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, SUPER Buggy, and SUPERMoto racing, all held in stadiums that will keep you on the edge of your seat!

Qualcomm Stadium Viewers Guide

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WATCHING FROM HOME ON MAY 12?

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  • This Sunday, May 12 at 1:00PM EST/10:00AM PST on NBC Sports Network
    • Round 4 from Qualcomm Stadium
    • Use the hashtag #SSTonNBC on Twitter & Instagram to follow along and watch the race with us!  Tell us what you think.
    • Watch top drivers Robby Gordon, Ricky Johnson and Points Leader Rob MacCachren battle it out for $40,000!

Even if you’re not at the race there’s still some chance to check out some of the action LIVE, exclusively at StadiumSUPERTrucks.com/ssts/live

  • Next Friday, May 17 at 3:00PM EST/12:00PM PST LIVE Streaming will begin from Qualcomm Stadium of Round 5’s Practice & Qualifying sessions
  • Saturday, May 18 at 10:00PM EST/7:00PM PST LIVE timing & scoring will be available on StadiumSUPERTrucks.com/ssts/live
    • Follow along on Facebook and Twitter for updated results*
    • Use the hashtag #SSTSD2 to join the conversation

* DISCLAIMER:  If you wish to not know what the results are and wait for them to air on TV stay away from Social Media!

GOING TO THE RACE ON MAY 18?

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Want to attend the race next weekend at Qualcomm Stadium? Buy tickets to Round 5 San Diego HERE.  Also click HERE to find our where you can find other ticket purchasing locations besides the Stadium Box Office and Ticketmaster.

  • Next Saturday, May 18 at 12:30PM PST the Ultimate OFF-ROAD Expo opens to Fans who have recycled a SPEED Energy Drink can or turned into their SST Event Flyer for FREE Admission.  Fans can also purchase a Ultimate OFF-ROAD Expo Pass for $10 which will also allow them access to the pits
    • Join us for FOOD, BEER, BANDS and BABES!  A live band will be performing during the afternoon as well as the Miss SST Judging Contest where you the Fan get a chance to root on your favorite Miss SST contestant!
  • Wanna meet a driver?  The SST Pits will open at 2:00PM PST and you can feel just like a crew member.  Get up close and personal with drivers and their teams plus take a closer look at all the vehicles racing including BIGFOOT® Monster Trucks, SUPER Buggys, SUPER Trophy Karts, SUPERMoto Bikes and Stadium SUPER Trucks.
  • Get Packing!  The weather in San Diego is:
    • High of 69
    • Low of 61
    • Chance of Rain: 10%
    • Wind: SW at 11 mph
    • Humidity: 68%
    • UV Index: 10 – Very High
  • Relive the race:  Watch Round 5 from Qualcomm Stadium on the NBC Sports Network
      • Saturday, May 25 at 12:30PM EST/9:30AM PST
      • Watch Highlights from SST on the Streets of Long Beach
      • Plus an extra 30 Minutes to Recap the 1st half of the season

SUPERMoto Joins SST

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San Diego CA (May 8, 2013) – USA Pro Supermoto is pleased to announce a new partnership between USA Pro SUPERMoto and SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks Series (SST) to hold pro SUPERMoto racing events together for the remainder of the 2013 race season. Stadium SUPER Trucks (SST) will begin featuring USA Pro SUPERMoto racing action at select Stadium SUPER Trucks events this summer starting with the SST event at Qualcomm Stadium on May 18th. For this first event, USA Pro SUPERMoto will be holding an exhibition race on the stadium floor of Qualcomm Stadium during the 5th round of the Stadium SUPER Trucks Series on May 18th. This USAPSM event, hosted by Robby Gordon OFF-ROAD, will include a USA Pro SUPERMoto Invitational race featuring some of the top pro supermoto riders in the country. The list of racers in attendance will include; Las Vegas’s Derek Costella, Riverside’s Dustin Hoffman, Denver’s Tim Velasquez, and Newport Beach’s own Brandon Ward. Brandon’s father Jeff Ward, a former AMA SUPERMoto Champion himself, will also be in attendance piloting the No.4 Truck in the SST class.

SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks is modeled after Mickey Thompson’s Off-Road Race Series from the 1990’s, and features stadium racing inside large stadium venues like the L.A. Coliseum, the Metro Dome, Qualcomm Stadium, Georgia Dome and more. SST features modern day race courses constructed of both asphalt road course sections and high flying dirt obstacles. This program is what provided the perfect layout to bring and feature USA Pro SUPERMoto racing. The action-packed event which is anticipating over 20,000 spectators will feature a fan expo during the day, a party in the pits, followed by BIGFOOT® Monster Truck racing, SUPER Trophy Karts, SUPER Buggy, SUPERMoto and the Stadium SUPER Trucks to cap off an exciting evening of high-flying racing action. USA Pro SUPERMoto looks forward to the partnership and will have more info on upcoming USA Pro SUPERMoto/SST combined events in the very near future.

For more info on USA Pro SUPERMoto please visit http://www.USAProSUPERMoto.com

Last Lap Pass Drives MacCachren to Victory in SST Round No.4

San Diego, Calif. (May 4, 2013) – SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks invaded Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, Calif., for a full night of racing action with four distinct divisions testing their skills on the uniquely prepared high flying dirt and asphalt course. Rob MacCachren, Dan Runte, Apdaly Lopez, and Myles Cheek were able to conquer the multiple challenges of the most difficult course this year to record wins in Round No. 4 of SST competition.

Rob MacCachren, of Las Vegas, Nev., driving the #21 Traxxas was able to make a last lap pass on leader Ricky Johnson en route to capturing his second SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks victory of the season.

The 20-Lap SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks final began from a staggered start and saw first place starter Ricky Johnson from El Cajon, Calif., quickly jump out to the early lead navigating his way through the sand option. Point’s leader, Rob MacCachren decided to try the cross-over option in hopes of gaining the lead. Coming up short the No. 21 would file into the second position.

Bristol, Va., native Justin Matney driving the No. 8 RPM Off-Road truck found trouble early in Lap-2 becoming stuck in the sand pit losing multiple positions and eventually dropping out of competition.

By Lap-6, Johnson and MacCachren drove out to a commanding lead of the other competitors, but disappeared one lap later as the red flag flew for Justin Lofton’s rolled over Solar City truck.

On the restart, Orange, Calif., native Robby Gordon wasted no more time working his way to the front, opting to use the crossover option and taking the lead away from Johnson in the tight hairpin.

In just one lap, Gordon pulled out to a five truck lead ahead of Johnson and MacCachren. The lead did not last for long as the handling on Gordon’s truck began to go away as Johnson closed the margin on Lap-14.

Johnson would find trouble two laps later in the hairpin loosing valuable ground to Gordon and blocking multiple trucks behind him, causing P.J. Jones of Scottsdale, Ariz. to flip over in the chaos.

On the restart, Gordon raced back out to the lead, but found trouble soon after getting stuck in a large rut. Johnson would regain the lead coming to the white flag followed by MacCachren and Gordon.

Coming down the final stretch Johnson tried to fight his way through the dirt with a right rear tire going down as MacCachren passed him for the lead coming to the final corner.
MacCachren raced the No. 21 Traxxas truck to the Round No.4 victory ahead of Johnson and third place finisher Robby Gordon.

After the race MacCachren commented on winning Stadium SUPER Trucks Round No.4:

“Incredible, 2013 SST Round No. 4 Qualcomm Stadium, Robby Gordon and his top notch staff put their heart and soul into this race series with countless hours of preparation. I could not be happier for Mike Jenkins and everyone at Traxxas. My truck was awesome; we had a 2 point advantage SST Championship Points coming into the event, and with the win we increased our lead to 10.”

“The track was incredible; we were flying to new heights, distances, gap jumps. SST is way more than way Mickey Thompson use to be in the past. Flying 25-30 ft in the air, I ask myself; ‘Are we really doing this,’ these trucks Robby has built are doing a great job handling the challenges we put them through. These fans, who attended the show tonight, need to spread the word to the off-road and motorsports community and get everyone to come out and enjoy the show.”

Apdaly Lopez manged to shake the mechanical woes of the previous two races to take the lead on Lap 7 en route to taking his first SST win in the 12-lap SUPER Buggy final.
Phil Bollman and Cole Belio started the 12-lap SUPER Buggy final and raced around the challenging course. Rick Welch made contact with another driver and became stalled on top of the k-rail entering the sand. Bollman was in control of the fast paced race, until a tangle with Eddie Tafoya and Eric Jacobus in the hairpin caused Bollman to slip back to the sixth position. Lopez managed to steer away from the collision and drive into the lead.

Bollman would find trouble again on final lap flipping over and stalling Tafoya in the sand.

Lopez drove away to capture the win over Eric Jacobus and third place finisher Michael Ward.

Other winners included Dan Runte driving Summit Racing Equipment BIGFOOT over Eric Swanson’s LAT Oil No. 103 in the Monster Truck division; Myles Cheek, bested 13 competitors in the SUPER Trophy Kart division.

The Inaugural season of SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks continues Saturday night, May 18, in San Diego, Calif., at Qualcomm Stadium with a full slate of Stadium SUPER Trucks, Monster Trucks, SUPER Buggy, and SUPER Trophy Kart racing on a redesigned course.

Tickets to SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks at Qualcomm Stadium start at just $25 for adults with kid’s 12 & under are $10 off with a purchased adult ticket at the stadium box office or through Ticketmaster at ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000.
A special for Armed Forces Day on May 18th! Military personnel tickets are just $10 by showing their Military ID cards at the stadium box office or other ticket purchasing locations.

All 11 SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Truck events in 2013 will be televised on weekends and featured on NBC Sports: seven on NBC and five to be televised on the NBC Sports Network. Round No. 4 from Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, Calif., will be shown on Sunday, May 12 at 1 P.M. ET. on NBC Sports Network. Please check your local listings for channel.

Keep up with all the latest news and results on Robby Gordon OFF-ROAD’s Stadium SUPER Trucks Series by liking the series on Facebook at http://facebook.com/StadiumSuperTrucks as well as following 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.

Unofficial Results

Stadium SUPER Trucks Final (20 Laps): 1. Rob MacCachren; 2. Ricky Johnson; 3. Robby Gordon; 4. Arie Luyendyk Jr.; 5. P.J. Jones; 6. Lalo Laguna; 7. Adrian Cenni; 8. Jeff Ward; 9. Justin Lofton; 10. Sheldon Creed; 11. Mike Jenkins; 12. Nick Baumgartner; 13. Justin Matney; 14. Jerett Brooks.

Monster Truck Final: 1. Dan Runte; 2. Eric Swanson.

SUPER Buggy Final (12 Laps): 1. Apdaly Lopez; 2. Eric Jacobus; 3. Michael Ward; 4. Eddie Tafoya; 5. Rob Archibald; 6. Phil Bollman; 7. Rick Welch; 8. Cole Belio.

SUPER Trophy Kart Final (12 Laps): 1. Myles Cheek; 2. Eliott Watson; 3. Broc Dickerson.

Stadium SUPER Trucks LCQ (8 Laps): 1. Robby Gordon; 2. Sheldon Creed; 3. Jerett Brooks; 4. Mike Jenkins; 5. Arie Luyendyk Jr.; 6. Adrian Cenni; 7. Nick Baumgartner.

Stadium SUPER Trucks Heat 1 (10 Laps): 1. Justin Lofton; 2. Rob MacCachren; 3. Jeff Ward; 4. Robby Gordon; 5. Arie Luyendyk Jr.; 6. Sheldon Creed; 7. Mike Jenkins.

Stadium SUPER Trucks Heat 2 (10 Laps): 1. P.J. Jones; 2. Ricky Johnson; 3. Justin Matney; 4. Adrian Cenni; 5. Jerett Brooks; 6. Nick Baumgartner; 7. Lalo Laguna.

Gordon Tops Qualifying in Round #4 of Stadium SUPER Trucks

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San Diego, Calif. (May 5, 2013) – SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks made the two-hour drive down Interstate-5, bringing the 600 hp off-road road show inside Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, Calif. for a night of practice and qualifying.

After a very brief practice, the Stadium SUPER Trucks took to the very unique and challenging course for a best of 3-laps qualifying session. The first group contained the top three in the SST championship point tandings Orange, Calif., native Robby Gordon, Justin Lofton of Brawley Calif., and current point leader Rob MacCachren of Las Vegas, Nev.

Gordon began the session laying down the quickest time of the evening with a 36.828, a time that would end up remaining on top of the leader board the rest of the night. MacCachren would find trouble on lap-2 lightly flipping over in the sand pit. On the restart Lofton found trouble as well spinning out and pulling off the track on the final circuit.

Sheldon Creed, of Alpine, Calif., making his first appearance in a SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Truck would turn everyone’s head laying down a remarkable lap 37.433 good for second place behind leader Gordon.

However, that did not last long as Lalo Laguna of Mexi Cali Baja, Mexico would record a lap time of 37.385 over taking Creed for the second position.

The remaining competitors were unable to match the first lap recorded by Gordon as he went on to win his second straight SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks fast qualifier award and the one point bonus towards the 2013 SST Championship.

SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks Round #4 at Qualcomm Stadium will begin with the Ultimate OFF-ROAD Expo starting at 12:30 pm. Fans can get inside the interactive area for $10 or recycle an empty SPEED Energy Drink can for FREE ADMISSION. Pits will be open to all fans inside the Ultimate Off-ROAD Expo at 2 PM concluding with a fan track walk featuring an on track driver autograph session. Racing will begin at 7 PM with Monster Truck heat races followed by SUPER Buggy heats and Stadium SUPER Trucks heats. SUPER Trophy Karts will hit the track before the all the 3 classes Main Events.

Tickets to SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks at Qualcomm Stadium start at just $25 for adults with kid’s 12 & under are $10 off with a purchased adult ticket at the stadium box office or through Ticketmaster at ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000.

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Unofficial Results

Stadium SUPER Trucks Qualifying (Best of 3 Laps): 1. Robby Gordon 36.828; 2. Lalo Laguna 37.385; 3. Sheldon Creed 37.433; 4. Nick Baumgartner 37.531; 5. Rob MacCachren 38.067; 6. P.J. Jones 38.358; 7. Justin Lofton 38.390; 8. Adrian Cenni 39.178; 9. Jeff Ward 39.409; 10. Jerett Brooks 39.458; 11. Mike Jenkins 39.540; 12. Justin Matney 40.006; 13. Arie Luyendyk Jr. 40.247; 14. Ricky Johnson DNS.