15 year-old Sheldon Creed Dominates Round No. 8 for First SST Victory

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TORONTO (July 14, 2013) – Sheldon Creed, of Alpine, Calif., dominated the final six laps of the Honda Indy Toronto to capture his first ever SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks victory in convincing fashion.

As gorgeous weather conditions surrounded the Toronto area for the second day in a row, the encore presentation of SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks took to the temporary constructed street course of the Honda Indy Toronto for Round No. 8 of competition.

The starting line-up for the 8-lap SST Final would be determined by a complete invert of the fastest times from Saturday’s Round No. 7. After the inversion Toronto, native, Paul Tracy would find himself starting from the pole position to the inside of Scottsdale, Ariz., driver, P.J. Jones.

As the green flag flew, Tracy driving the No. 3 SportsNet truck would quickly jump out to the early lead but would relinquish it soon after to Jones in the American Racing Wheels truck. Third starting Creed would also move past Tracy and settle behind Jones setting up a fierce battle between the two.

Creed would maneuver past Jones on Lap-3 as the two navigated through the jump section of the 1.75-mile course. Falling in line behind Creed, Jones would constantly apply pressure bumping and banging into the back of the No. 74 Traxxas truck.

Heavy contact between the two trucks would send both drivers spinning out of control. With the tremendous lead on the field, both trucks would regain their position back in the running order. However, the No. 98 of Jones would acquire enough front-end damage in the contact resulting in fading back in the running order and eventually having to pit for repairs.

Justin Lofton of Brawley, Calif., would capitalize on the caution flag on Lap-4 as the Lofton Cattle No. 6 was on the move over taking the third spot from Tracy. Nothing could stop Creed, as he would pull back away from the field on cruise control.

Trouble would find the first place starter Tracy on Lap-6 as he made heavy contact with the wall, causing severe damage to the SportsNet truck ending his return to racing in front of the hometown fans.

Lap-7 trouble would strike third running Justin Lofton as he would encounter a loss of motor performance, resulting in the surrendering of multiple positions.

The No. 7 SPEED Energy truck driven by Robby Gordon would make his presence known on Lap-7 moving into the top-3, recovering from in an early race spin.

In convincing fashion Creed, would go on to secure his name in the record books as the youngest winner in SST history. Robby Gordon would cross the finish line a distant second while Davey Hamilton would grab his first podium finish rounding out the top-3.

After the race Creed commented on winning his first SST Victory:

“Getting my first SST win, I have been searching for this for awhile. Starting third I knew I needed to get away fast. It just wanted to run away from the pack, I did not want to get into the whole bumping and rubbing. I knew if I got in front of P.J. he was going to give it to me today, and he did. I looked in the mirror, and I was waiting for it, and he finally hit me we both ended up spinning out. P.J. and I were so checked out it ended up working out good. On the restart, he was right there again bumping me and pushing me all the way down the straightaway.”

“My strong part of the track was the jumps. It is where I could catch them every lap and just send those things. My weakest point was the back, so I knew if I was going to pass him it was going to have to be in front, and I made it happen!” Stated the young, Creed.

NBC Sports Network will broadcast SST Rounds No. 7 and 8 from the Honda Indy Toronto in the upcoming weeks. Exact date and time is yet to be determined.

The Inaugural season of SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks continues September 1, in Crandon, Wisc., at the Crandon International Off-Road Raceway with Round No. 9 to be part of the 44th Annual World Championship of Off-Road weekend.

Keep up with all the latest news and results on SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks by liking us on Facebook at http://facebook.com/StadiumSuperTrucks & following us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/SSuperTrucks.

All information including the season schedule and where to purchase your tickets for the remaining 2013 events can be found at http://www.stadiumsupertrucks.com.

Unofficial Results:

Stadium SUPER Trucks Final (8 Laps): 1. Sheldon Creed; 2. Robby Gordon; 3. Davey Hamilton; 4. Rob MacCachren; 5. Justin Lofton; 6. P.J. Jones; 7. Paul Tracy.

 

Justin Lofton Wins Round No. 7 of SST Competition on the Streets of Toronto

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TORONTO (July 13, 2013) – Justin Lofton withstood a mid-race battle with Robby Gordon on the way to capturing his second SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks win of 2013 in the Honda Indy Toronto.

As near perfect weather conditions invaded Toronto, ON., the highly anticipated Round No. 7 of SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks took to the temporary constructed street course of the Honda Indy Toronto for race one of the doubleheader event weekend.

The starting line-up for the 8-lap SST Final would be determined by a complete invert of qualifying times from Saturday morning practice. At the conclusion of the 8-minute practice session, Sheldon Creed would navigate through the 11 turns and over the four metal jumps of the 1.75-mile course the quickest of the 8 competitors with a lap of 1:33:209, over a second faster than second place, P.J. Jones with a 1:34:658.

As the green flag flew in front of a jam-packed grandstand, Davey Hamilton subbing for the injured Jimmy Vasser and SST Championship Points Leader Rob MacCachren would pace the field from a standing start. Hamilton would jump out to the early lead ahead of MacCachren. However, the trucks of Townsend Bell, Justin Lofton and Robby Gordon wasted no time moving to the front passing truck after truck.

Trouble would find the first place starter Hamilton at the completion of Lap-1 as the motor would expire on the No. 12 Traxxas truck ending his race early. Third starting Bell would lead the first two laps before the hard charging Gordon in the SPEED Energy No. 7 would take command on Lap-3.

A restart on Lap-4 bunched the field back up, setting up a tremendous duel between Gordon and Lofton for the lead. Gordon and Lofton would alternate positions through multiple corners driving the tires off the SST trucks, literally as Gordon would make contact with the outside retaining wall puncturing a hole in one of his Toyo Tires.

Lofton, driving the Lofton Cattle No. 6 would go on to secure his name in the record books winning his second SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks race of the year. Lofton was followed to the finish line by second place finisher MacCachren, with Creed rounding out the podium.

After the race Lofton commented on winning SST Round No. 7:

“It’s awesome to be here in Toronto, I have always dreamed about racing on IndyCar tracks like this and I finally get to do it. I want to say thanks to all the fans for coming out and checking out these SST trucks.”

“Being able to race to race head-to-head with Robby (Gordon) has always been a dream of mine. I’ve been waiting for a battle like this to happen between Robby and I for quite sometime,” Stated Lofton “I’m so glad I came out on top.”

SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks Round No. 8 will take place Sunday afternoon at 2:15 PM ET just prior to the green flag of the IZOD IndyCar Series Honda Indy Toronto Finale.

Round No. 8 will be aired live on SportsNet Ontario and SportsNet 360 at 2:15 PM ET. Please check your local listings for channel.

For tickets and full festival schedule for the Honda Indy Toronto visit http://www.hondaindy.com or call (877) 503-6869.

Fans can follow the Honda Indy Toronto on Facebook at http://facebook.com/HondaIndyToronto and on Twitter at http://twitter.com/hondaindy.

Keep up with all the latest news and results on SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks 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 at http://www.stadiumsupertrucks.com.

Unofficial Results:

Stadium SUPER Trucks Final ( 8 Laps): 1. Justin Lofton; 2. Rob MacCachren; 3. Sheldon Creed; 4. Townsend Bell; 5. P.J. Jones; 6. Robby Gordon; 7. Davey Hamilton; 8. Paul Tracy DNS .

Stadium SUPER Trucks Qualifying: 1. Sheldon Creed 1:33:209; 2. P.J. Jones 1:34:658; 3. Justin Lofton 1:35:224; 4. Robby Gordon 1:35:378; 5. Townsend Bell 1:35:869; 6. Rob McCachren 1:36:855; 7. Paul Tracy 1:37:382; 8. Jimmy Vasser 1:38:768.

Former Open Wheel Champions Jimmy Vasser and Paul Tracy to Race SST

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (July 11, 2013) – As the drivers of the SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks ™ prepare to make history on the temporary 2.824 km street course of the Honda Indy Toronto July 12-14, two champion drivers with a plethora of laps around the course will be looking to make their first-ever SST series start.

Paul Tracy, 2003 CART Series Champion, and 1996 CART Series Champion, Jimmy Vasser will belt into their specially designed 600-horsepower Stadium SUPER Trucks and tackle the familiar course drifting around corners, launching over metal jumps and flying more than 50 feet through the air.

A native of Toronto, Ontario, Tracy will return to racing in front of his hometown fans for the first time since 2011. Capturing three victories previously on the course in 22 starts, Tracy will use his aggressive driving style and track experience to lead the No. 3 SportsNet Canada truck to the front.

“I’m thrilled to race with Robby Gordon’s Stadium SUPER Truck Series in my hometown of Toronto this weekend,” Tracy said “I’ve been a fan of the SST events this year and have a good bit of experience in off-road vehicles at the Glamis (CA) Sand Dunes So I’m hoping to bring some added excitement to my fans in Toronto.”

With enthusiasm Tracy also added.

“I’m looking forward to getting behind the wheel and kicking Robby’s butt around the track with the ‘chrome horn’ just like the old times. I have to give thanks to Robby, SportsNet Canada and KMC Wheels for giving me this opportunity. I cannot wait to get back home to Toronto.”

Also joining Tracy on the streets of Toronto will be Jimmy Vasser, veteran IndyCar driver, 1996 CART/Champ Car Champion, and co-owner of the KV Racing Technology IndyCar team. Hailing from Canoga Park, Calif., Vasser will make his return to Toronto for the 14th time in his career driving the Traxxas No. 12. With experience driving off-road vehicles in Baja-style desert racing, Vasser will look to use that experience to improve on his career best (open wheel/CART) finish of second place on the street course.

Vasser commented on being part of SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks Round No. 7 and 8 in Toronto.

“I am very excited to be part of Robby Gordon’s Stadium SUPER Trucks this weekend,” said Vasser, who now lists 2013 Indy 500 winning team owner to his credits. “With Paul (Tracy), Robby (Gordon), and P. J. (Jones) out there it will be just like the old times in the CART / Champ Car Series. I’ve driven a Class 1 buggy a few times down at Baja. So I’ll use that experience gained, along with my CART background here. I’m hoping to put together a good run and capture my first win on the streets of Toronto.

“I appreciate the opportunity from Robby and everyone at Traxxas. If you are in the Toronto area this weekend make sure to come check it out.”

Round No. 7 of SST Competition will begin at the conclusion of Saturday’s IZOD IndyCar Series® main event while Round No. 8 will roll off Sunday just prior to the green flag of the IZOD IndyCar Series Honda Indy Toronto finale.

Sunday’s race will be aired live on SportsNet Ontario and SportsNet 360 at 2:30 p.m. EST.

Ticket prices for the Honda Indy Toronto range from $35 for a Saturday general admission ticket to $50 for a two-day general admission ticket. For tickets and a full festival schedule visit hondaindy.com or call (877) 503-6869.

Fans can follow the Honda Indy Toronto on Facebook at http://facebook.com/HondaIndyToronto and on Twitter at http://twitter.com/hondaindy.

Keep up with all the latest news and results on SPEED Energy 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 at http://www.stadiumsupertrucks.com.

IHG NAMED OFFICIAL HOTEL PROVIDER OF SST

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IHG NAMED OFFICIAL HOTEL PROVIDER OF SST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (July 8, 2013) – InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, and SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks (SST), announced today that they have entered into a partnership that names IHG the official hotel partner of SST. IHG will provide lodging at all the venues for the remaining events of the inaugural season of fast paced, high flying Stadium Super Truck action.

SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks is a new breed of live off-road racing injecting new life into the stadium truck concept created by legendary racer Mickey Thompson. Series president, Robby Gordon’s new vision of racing pits specially engineered 600 horsepower off-road trucks against each other side-by-side on grueling tracks with a non-stop stream of huge jumps, crossovers, and tight corners.

As a part of its partnership, IHG will create a special portal for SST officials to book rooms at exclusive rates at any participating IHG hotel for its out-of town hotel needs during events. IHG brands include: InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo® Hotels, Holiday Inn® Hotels, Holiday Inn Resort®Hotels, Holiday Inn® Club Vacations, Holiday Inn® Express Hotels, Staybridge Suites® Hotels and Candlewood Suites® Hotels. SST will also participate in IHG’s loyalty program, IHG® Rewards Club, the world’s largest with 73 million members worldwide.

“We are really looking forward to this new relationship with SST,” said Doug Dixon, marketing manager, Americas Marketing, IHG. “This partnership provides a terrific opportunity for IHG to showcase travel accommodations for SST’s officials.”

“We are pleased to partner with IHG’s family of hotel brands,” said SST President Robby Gordon. “IHG’s wide array of brands will provide quality and affordable alternatives for SST officials throughout the season.”

Keep up with all the latest news and results on SPEED Energy 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 at http://www.stadiumsupertrucks.com.

About IHG

IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is a global organization with a broad portfolio of nine hotel brands, including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo®, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn® Hotels and Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites®, Candlewood Suites®, EVEN™ Hotels and HUALUXE™ Hotels & Resorts.

IHG manages IHG® Rewards Club, the world’s first and largest hotel loyalty program with over 73 million members worldwide. The program was relaunched in July 2013, offering enhanced benefits for members including free internet across all hotels, globally.

IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns over 4,600 hotels and more than 674,000 guest rooms in nearly 100 countries and territories. With more than 1,000 hotels in its development pipeline, IHG expects to recruit around 90,000 people into additional roles across its estate over the next few years.

InterContinental Hotels Group PLC is the Group’s holding company and is incorporated in Great Britain and registered in England and Wales.

Visit www.ihg.com for hotel information and reservations and www.ihgrewardsclub.com for more on IHG Rewards Club.

SST to Run Rounds No. 7 & 8 at Honda Indy Toronto

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (June 25, 2013) – Since 1986, the streets of Toronto have hosted some of the greatest moments in motorsports, with legendary drivers from CART/Champ Car and IndyCar, including Andretti, Rahal, Unser, Fittipaldi and Canadians Tracy, Villeneuve and Moore.

On July 13 and 14, history will once again look to be written with two unprecedented street course races by the SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks™.
Round No. 7 of SST competition will take to the temporary street course at the conclusion of Saturday’s IZOD IndyCar Series main event while Round No. 8 will roll off Sunday just prior to the green flag of the IZOD IndyCar Series® finale.

It has been a long-time vision of series President, Robby Gordon to redevelop and continue this unique form of off-road racing that was immensely popular more than 20 years ago – known then as the Mickey Thompson Off-Road Championship.

“Toronto is going to be something insane,” said Gordon. “Imagine these 600 HP machines drifting around corners and hitting metal jumps, flying over 50 feet through the air on the famous street course that has seen legendary names such as Andretti and Unser compete on it. To run our Stadium SUPER Trucks Series here is a great thing for us, as we get to bring even more fun and excitement to the IndyCar event of Toronto, showing race fans what off-road trucks can really do on asphalt.”

Gordon, whom himself made seven starts on the streets of Toronto in the early and mid-1990s with CART / Champ Car scored a track best fifth in 1995, will be gunning to capture his first win on the legendary street course.

Race fans will surely get an eyeful as the SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks go to battle, going door-to-door and airborne (over specially constructed metal ramps) on the 11-turn, 1.75-mile street course circuit for the pair of unique races.

“The addition of the Stadium SUPER Trucks will round out a full complement of spectacular on track action, and I’m sure our race fans and event goers alike will be thoroughly entertained by this truly unique show.” said Charlie Johnstone, President, Honda Indy Toronto.

Ticket prices for the Honda Indy Toronto range from $35 for a Saturday general admission ticket to $50 for a two-day general admission ticket. For tickets and a full festival schedule visit hondaindy.com or call (877) 503-6869.

Fans can follow the Honda Indy Toronto on Facebook at http://facebook.com/HondaIndyToronto and on Twitter at http://twitter.com/hondaindy.

Keep up with all the latest news and results on SPEED Energy 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 at http://www.stadiumsupertrucks.com.

SST ANNOUNCES CHANGES TO 2013 SCHEDULE

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CHANGES TO 2013 SCHEDULE

CHARLOTTE, NC (June 18, 2013) – Robby Gordon OFF ROAD™ announced today that its Stadium SUPER Trucks™ Series (SST) will make venue and schedule changes that will alter the remainder of its 2013 schedule. Included is the addition of an SST event July 13 and 14 in Toronto.

According to series founder Robby Gordon, administering the first six races of the season in a span of only nine weeks was a difficult but rewarding challenge for the Stadium SUPER Trucks Series workers and crew.

“With such an immense undertaking in staging huge events like this around the country, and running six races in nine weeks, the schedule didn’t always allow us to optimize event preparation and race vehicle maintenance,”

Gordon said.

“We learned a lot that will help us continue to bring the most exciting brand of motorsports to racing fans everywhere. The improvements in our schedule for 2013 will enhance our program by helping us build our brand and position SST for a great 2014 season and beyond.”

New venues include 2 races in Toronto July 13-14 in conjunction with the IndyCar Series and Crandon (WI) International Off Road Raceway August 30-Sept.1.

More details on the SST race at Toronto will be released later this week.

Removed from the original schedule are Chicago’s Soldier Field (June 22); Atlanta’s Georgia Dome (July 6); Dallas Cowboys Stadium (July 13); and the Minneapolis Metrodome (July 20).

The series is expected to announce in the coming weeks two additional events west of the Rockies for September and another in October.

SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks opened its season in Glendale, Ariz., on April 6th, and recently completed five more races over the following nine-week period that included the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, two events at San Diego’s Qualcomm Stadium, and the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis.

SPEED ENERGY STADIUM SUPER TRUCKS – 2013 REVISED SCHEDULE:

Date Place Venue Status
April 6 – Glendale, AZ University of Phoenix Stadium Completed
April 21 – Long Beach, CA Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Completed
April 28 – Los Angeles Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Completed
May 4 – San Diego Qualcomm Stadium Completed
May 18 – San Diego Qualcomm Stadium Completed
June 8 – St. Louis Edward Jones Dome Completed

July 13 – Toronto, Ont. Honda Indy Toronto
July 14 – Toronto, Ont. Honda Indy Toronto
Sept. 1 – Crandon, WI Crandon Int’l Off Road Raceway
Sept. 21 – California TBA (Venue)
October – TBA (Location) TBA (Venue)

MacCachren Sweeps Stadium SUPER Trucks Round No. 6

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St. Louis, Mo. (June 8, 2013) – After the first five events primarily on the west coast, SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks brought the 600 hp high flying machines inside the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, Mo., for a night of urban off-road action. Rob MacCachren, Aaron Basl, and Sheldon Creed were able to conquer the multiple challenges of the tacky Missouri clay to record wins in Round No. 6 of SST Competition.

Rob MacCachren, of Las Vegas, Nev., driving the No. 21 Traxxas truck made a late race pass to en route to capturing his third SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks win of the season.
The 18-Lap SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks final began from a staggered start and saw first place starter Arie Luyendyk Jr. of Scottsdale, Ariz., jump out to the early lead ahead of SST newcomer Keegan Kincaid.

On Lap-2, the No. 25 Team Arie truck would find trouble completing just one of the corners and slipping back multiple positions. Kincaid would inherit the lead in front of Iron River, Mich., native Nick Baumgartner.

Trouble would find Justin Lofton on Lap-5 as the driver of the Lofton Cattle No. 6 would roll his truck over on the roof.

Kincaid driving the No. 47 Traxxas truck would get crossed up on the restart, allowing Baumgartner to slide by into the top position. Baumgartner’s lead did not last for long as the 15-year old Sheldon Creed would race his No. 74 past Baumgartner just one lap later.

Coming over the finish line jump on Lap-8 Creed would land awkwardly, causing him to drive off track, and collect multiple water barriers handing the lead over to MacCachren.

The red flag would fly for Adrian Cenni on Lap-10 as he would crash hard into the face of the landing coming over the finish line jump. Cenni would be alright, but his truck sustained enough damage to side line him for the rest of the event.

The restart saw Kincaid make a move to the inside of MacCachren for the lead, but would come to a halt coming to the finish line.

Eight place starter Robby Gordon would capitalize on Kincaid’s misfortune by working his way past MacCachren on Lap-12 over taking the lead.

Gordon would lead the next two circuits before bicycling his truck coming to complete Lap-14. The problems did not end there as Gordon’s motor would start to encounter problems in the remaining laps.

MacCachren went on to take the No. 21 Traxxas truck to a Round No.6 victory over of Gordon and Nick Baumgartner.

After the race, an excited MacCachren commented on winning Stadium SUPER Trucks Round No.6;

“St. Louis SST Round No. 6 was incredible the Traxxas truck was fast out of the box, we qualified first, won our heat race, and won the SST Final. It was a though battle with multiple people, and even the track. Every lap you came around the track was changing and deteriorating. Humongous breaking bumps, with large ruts going around the corners where you really had to pay attention and be spot on to not hook a rut and lose time. At the beginning I was being too patient about the lead. I was checking my mirror and didn’t even see Robby there and all of a sudden he was next to me. He ended up bicycling and I drove underneath him. From there we just tried to be smooth and consistent.”

With the victory MacCachren moved back into the points lead by 22 points.

“We got our points lead back from Robby and need to try to increase it as much as we can. After the heat my truck was making a real clunking noise and we couldn’t locate what it was. The call was made to change the transmission and the drive shaft. I need to thank the SST and Traxxas guys for working hard and getting that all changed. These SST races are such a good time, everyone is high fiving afterwards and I’m really having so much fun racing in this series. There are only more good things to happen.’

The Monster Truck Final saw new comer Aaron Basl driving the Graffiti truck defeat Summit Racing Equipment BIGFOOT of Dan Runte in a close matched Chicago style duel.

Sheldon Creed pulling double duty would go on to dominate the 6-Lap SUPER Trophy Kart final ahead of DJ Noerr and third place finisher Matt Baker.

The Inaugural season of SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks continues Saturday night, June 22, in Chicago, Ill., at Soldier Field with a full slate of Stadium SUPER Trucks, Monster Trucks, SUPER Moto and SUPER Trophy Kart racing.

Tickets to SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks at Soldier Field 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.

Round No. 6 from the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, Mo., will be shown on Sunday, June 9 at 2 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 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 Feature (18 Laps): 1. Rob MacCachren; 2. Robby Gordon; 3. Nick Baumgartner; 4. Apdaly Lopez; 5. Lalo Laguna; 6. Justin Lofton; 7. Keegan Kincaid; 8. Sheldon Creed; 9. Justin Matney; 10. Adrian Cenni; 11. P.J. Jones; 12. Arie Luyendyk Jr.

Monster Truck Final (2 Laps): 1. Aaron Basl; 2. Dan Runte.

SUPER Trophy Kart Feature (6 Laps): 1. Sheldon Creed; 2. DJ Noerr; 3. Matt Baker; 4. Justin Lofton; 5. David Nevrotsky.

Stadium SUPER Trucks LCQ (6 Laps): 1. Sheldon Creed; 2. Robby Gordon; 3. Apdaly Lopez; 4. Lalo Laguna; 5. Justin Matney.

Stadium SUPER Trucks Heat 1 (10 Laps): 1. Rob MacCachren; 2. Nick Baumgartner; 3. Arie Luyendyk Jr.; 4. Lalo Laguna; 5. Apdaly Lopez; 6. Robby Gordon.

Stadium SUPER Trucks Heat 2 (10 Laps): 1. P.J. Jones; 2. Keegan Kincaid; 3. Adrian Cenni; 4. Sheldon Creed; 5. Justin Lofton; 6. Justin Matney.

SUPER Trophy Kart Heat (6 Laps): 1. Sheldon Creed; 2. David Nevrotsky; 3. Matt Baker; 4. DJ Noerr; 5. Robby Gordon; 6. Justin Lofton; 7. Maurice Ortega.

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 Moto and SUPER Buggy racing all held in stadiums that will keep you on the edge of your seat!

MacCachren Sets His First Stadium SUPER Trucks Quick Time

St. Louis, Mo. (June 7, 2013) – Making the return indoors the SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks invaded the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, Mo., for a day of practice and qualifying. 12 SST drivers would take to the track for qualifying including the new drivers in Apdaly Lopez and Keegan Kincaid.

The newly added Dash for Cash would put extra pressure on the driver’s as they laid down their qualifying laps with only the top four drivers in qualifying getting invited to participate in a 4-lap 4-truck shootout for $5,000 Saturday night.

After a series of brief practice sessions, SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks took to the track for the best of 3-laps qualifying session. Justin Matney of Bristol, Va., was the first driver out of the tunnel laying down a lap of 40.070. That time would not stay at the top for long as Apdaly Lopez making his first start in a Stadium SUPER Truck would drive a great second lap of 37.870 jumping the No. 5 to the top of the charts.

Lopez’s time would remain the quickest throughout much of the qualifying session until Brawley, Calif., driver Justin Lofton would take a different approach in his racing line clocking a time of 37.537 jumping to the top. Lofton’s time was quickly out matched by the next competitor Orange, Calif., driver Robby Gordon with a time of 37.354.

Making his third start in a Stadium SUPER Truck 15-year old Sheldon Creed would go back to where he left off in San Diego knocking Gordon off the top spot with a lap of 36.811.

Only Las Vegas, Nev., native Rob MacCachren driving the Traxxas No. 21 could attempt to knock the kid off from grabbing his second consecutive SST quick time. Putting together three quick laps MacCachren would blaze a time of 36.761.

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

MacCachren, Creed, Gordon, and Lofton will be the four trucks invited to participate in the 4-lap Dash for Cash Saturday night gunning for the $5,000 top prize.

SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks Round No. 6 at the Edward Jones Dome will begin with the Ultimate OFF-ROAD Expo starting at 12:30 pm. Fans are able to get inside the pits prior to the event with a race ticket at 2PM concluding with a fan track walk and on track driver autograph session.

Racing will begin at 7PM with SST heat races followed by Monster Truck heats, and SUPER Trophy Kart heats. The newly added Dash for Cash will race prior to the SST division’s main event.

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

Stadium SUPER Trucks Unofficial Qualifying (Best of 3 Laps): 1. Rob MacCachren 36.761; 2. Sheldon Creed 36.811; 3. Robby Gordon 37.354; 4. Justin Lofton 37.537; 5. Apdaly Lopez 37.870; 6. Keegan Kincaid 38.080; 7. Arie Luyendyk Jr. 38.209; 8. P.J. Jones 38.319; 9. Lalo Laguna 38.552; 10. Adrian Cenni 39.548; 11. Nick Baumgartner 39.125; 12. Justin Matney 40.070.

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 Moto and SUPER Buggy racing all held in stadiums that will keep you on the edge of your seat!

Robby Gordon and Rob MacCachren to Race 450RS

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Trophy Karts at Stadium Super Trucks – St. Louis

June 7, 2013 – Anaheim, CA
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