Toyo Tires Sweeps Podium

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April 10, 2013

Toyo Tires® Sweeps Podium at Inaugural Stadium SUPER Trucks™ Race in Phoenix

Glendale, AZ – Stadium-style off-road racing has made its exciting return in the U.S. this past weekend at the inaugural Stadium SUPER Trucks™ (SST) race held at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.  Toyo Tires® celebrated a podium sweep during the 18-lap final — the top three trucks riding on Toyo® Open Country M/T®-R tires.  The #21 Traxxas entry scored a decisive first place victory over the #8 SPEED Energy truck piloted by Justin Matney, followed by Robby Gordon in third driving the #7 SPEED Energy/MAPEI race truck.

The Toyo Open Country M/T-R has a history of winning championships in both desert and short-course off-road racing. Toyo Tires scored an off-road racing Trifecta in 2012 winning the SCORE, Best in the Desert and LOORS Pro 4 series championships.  The Stadium SUPER Trucks series adds another dimension for proving its winning capabilities off-the-road.

“Toyo Tires was proud to be a part of Robby Gordon’s Stadium SUPER Truck race in Phoenix this past weekend,” said Amy Coleman, senior director of marketing, Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp.  “Sweeping the podium of the first-ever SST race is especially gratifying since the SST spec trucks are evenly matched, making the drivers and the tires the biggest factors in the race results.”

“Race one is in the books and it was pretty gnarly.  Congratulations to everybody at Toyo… they podiumed the whole thing across the board,” said Robby Gordon. “I’m really happy, and I think the weekend went pretty good.  I think it was good competition for everybody involved, and I’m looking forward to the next event at Long Beach Grand Prix.”

The next event in the series will be at the Long Beach Grand Prix in Long Beach, California.  The trucks will demonstrate their skills on a paved grand prix course with manmade ramps to provide an entirely new challenge to both trucks and drivers.

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.

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.

To learn more about the full line of Open Country® tires for trucks and SUVs, log onto toyotires.com.

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 www.toyotires.com and connect with the community at FacebookTwitter and Google+.

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MacCachren Claims Inaugural Stadium SUPER Trucks Race at University of Phoenix Stadium

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Glendale, Ariz. (April 6, 2013) – The Inaugural Stadium SUPER Trucks event at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz. proved to be a rough and tumble one as drivers in four distinct divisions were tested with many unique obstacles throughout the high flying course. Rob MacCachren, Darren Migues, Eddie Tafoya, and Myles Cheek were able to overcome all challenges and mark their name in the record book as the first ever winners in Robby Gordon OFF-ROAD competition.

MacCachren, of Las Vegas, Nev., driving the #21 Traxxas truck held off a duo of SPEED Energy driver’s en route to taking home the first checkered flag in Stadium SUPER Trucks history.

The 18-lap Stadium SUPER Trucks final was led to green by Justin Matney of Bristol, Va. who jumped out to the early lead before being over taken by Mexican off-road standout Lalo Laguna. Racing out to a 3 truck lead ahead of Matney on Lap 2, Laguna lost the handle on his #17 Vist Mexico entry allowing it to make contact and get stuck on the outside water barrier. However, the man on the move was the #21 of MacCachren rocketing from the sixth position to third in just one lap.

Quick Qualifier Justin Lofton, of Brawley, Calif., found trouble with Mike Jenkins in the #47 Traxxas truck coming off the second double resulting in Lofton rolling over on his side. On the restart, MacCachren set his sights on leader Matney, and was able power his way past to take the lead on Lap 4.

Lofton, found trouble once again on Lap 10, as a fire erupted underneath the hood of the #6 Imperial Valley Full Plate truck. On the restart, MacCachren blasted off to a four truck lead ahead of Matney and Phoenix, Ariz. native P.J. Jones. The final laps became a shootout for second as no one could catch MacCachren. Jones gave everything he had to get past Matney in the final corners, resulting in him losing control of his truck and flipping over.

MacCachren, raced the #21 Traxxas truck to victory in convincing fashion ahead of Mattney and Orange, Calif. native Robby Gordon.

In the SUPER Buggy feature Tafoya, of Chino Hills, Calif., was able to overcome a broken left front suspension and a late race charge by Robb Harvey, of Glendora, Calif. to race his way to victory in the ultra quick paced Stadium Buggy final.

Adrian Cenni, of South Hampton, N.Y. paced the field to green jumping out to ever so brief lead before spinning in turn one and scattering buggies in all directions behind. Tafoya took benefit from the stalled Cenni machine working his way past and stretching out to an early lead. Larry Foddrill battled with Tafoya for multiple laps before getting into the water barriers losing multiple positions.

The race came down to a last-lap shootout as Harvey was able to catch the ill handling Tafoya machine. The two went side-by-side with multiple calls with Tafoya prevailing to take the checkered flag ahead of second place finisher Harvey and third place Rob Martensen.

Other winners included Darren Migues driving Bounty Hunter over Larry Swim’s SPEED Energy Bigfoot in the Monster Truck division; Myles Cheek, bested 16 competitors in the SUPER Trophy Kart division.

The Inaugural season of Stadium SUPER Trucks continues Saturday night, April 27, in Los Angeles, Calif. at the historic Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum with a full slate of Stadium SUPER Trucks, Monster Truck, SUPER Buggy, and SUPER Trophy Kart racing.

Tickets to Stadium SUPER Trucks at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum start at just $25 for adults with kid’s tickets available for $10 dollars off at the stadium box office or through Ticketmaster at ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000.

All 12 Stadium SUPER Truck events in 2013 will be televised via tape delay and featured on NBC: seven on NBC and five to be televised on the NBC Sports Channel. Round 1 from University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz. will be shown on Sunday, April 14 at 3 P.M. et.

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

Keep up with all the latest news and results on Robby Gordon OFF-ROAD’s Stadium SUPER Trucks Series by liking the series on Facebook athttp://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 athttp://www.stadiumsupertrucks.com.

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Stadium SUPER Trucks Feature (20 Laps): 1. Rob MacCachren ; 2. Justin Matney ; 3. Robby Gordon; 4. Arie Lyendyk Jr.; 5. P.J. Jones ; 6. Nick Baumgartner; 7. Greg Adler; 8. Lalo Laguna; 9. Mike Jenkins ; 10. Jeff Ward; 11. Justin Lofton ; 12. Austin IMG_3767IMG_3945IMG_3948Kimbrell

Monster Truck Final (2 Laps): 1. Darren Migues; 2. Larry Swim.

SUPER Buggy Feature (10 Laps): 1.Eddie Tafoya; 2.Robb Harvey; 3.Rob Martensen; 4.Adrian Cenni; 5.Brian Mullenix; 6. Antonio Ortega; 7. Richard Ronco; 8. Larry Foddrill 9. IMG_3837IMG_4085Carlos Lopez Gomez; 10. Rick Welch.

SUPER Trophy Kart Feature (10 Laps): 1. Myles Cheek; 2. Cole Marner; 3. Brock Heger; 4. Gavin Harlien; 5. Jeff Hoffman; 6. Trevor Briska; 7. Eliott Watson; 8. Conor McMullen; 9. Taylor Wood; 10. Parker Steele; 11. Isabella Naughton; 12. Travis Pecoy; 13. Shelby Anderson; 14. Brooke Kawell; 15. Broc Dickerson; 16. Scott Steele.

Stadium SUPER Trucks LCQ (5 Laps): 1. Justin Matney; 2. Lalo Laguna, 3. Arie Luyendyk Jr. 4. AustinKimbrell; 5. Mike Jenkins; 6. Nick Baumgartner.

Stadium SUPER Trucks Heat 1 (8 Laps ): 1. Justin Lofton; 2. Rob MacCachren; 3. Jeff Ward; 4. Mike Jenkins; 5. Austin Kimbrell; DNF: Nick Baumgartner.

Stadium SUPER Trucks Heat 2 (8 Laps): 1. Greg Adler; 2. Robby Gordon; 3. P.J. Jones; 4. Justin Matney; 5. Lalo Laguna; DNF: Arie Luyendyk Jr.

SUPER Buggy Heat 1 (6 Laps): 1. Adrian Cenni; 2. Eddie Tafoya; 3. Robb Harvey; 4. Larry Foddrill; 5. Carlos Lopez Gomez; 6. Brian Mullenix; 7. Antonio Ortega; 8. Richard Ronco; 9. Rick Welch; 10. Rob Martenson.

See more photos from the 1st ever Stadium SUPER Trucks event HERE

Lofton Sets Quick Time In Stadium SUPER Trucks Round 1

Glendale, Ariz. (April 5, 2013) – SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks made history, taking their first laps of qualifying on the specifically built course inside the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz.

Arie Luyendyk Jr. began the qualifying session, running 3 smooth laps. Next was Robby Gordon as he blazed a quick lap of 46.976. Gordon remained the quick qualifier throughout much of the event even after successful laps by off-road veterans Jeff Ward driving the No.4 JEGS.com truck and Rob MacCachren in the No.21 Traxxas entry. Justin Lofton began his qualifying session with something to prove in the No.6 Imperial Valley FULL PLATE truck nearly taking out safety barriers multiple times on his way to setting the quickest lap of the day with a 46.525.

“I’m stoked to be named the first quick time in Stadium SUPER Trucks competition and to have Imperial Valley FULL PLATE on board. It’s feels great knowing I’m going up against some of the best in the business when it comes to off-road racing. I just knew as soon as I got in a truck that I’d be fast,” said Lofton.

“You’re going to see a lot of great racing Saturday night. From the driver’s seat, seeing a few trucks out there on the track together is a lot of fun, let alone putting 12 out there. It’s going to be the coolest show you’ve ever seen in a stadium and I look forward to making history again being the Inaugural Stadium SUPER Trucks winner.”

SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks kicks off Round 1 at the University of Phoenix Stadium with the Ultimate OFF-ROAD Expo starting at 11 A.M. 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 P.M. concluding with a fan track walk featuring an on track driver autograph session. Racing will begin at 7 P.M. 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. Be sure to be there to watch history unfold.

KIDS ARE NOW FREE! Kids ages 12 and under get in FREE with a paid Adult ticket. Tickets are still available through the stadium box office, ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-745-3000.

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

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

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

Stadium SUPER Trucks Qualifying (Best of 3 Laps): 1. Justin Lofton 46.525; 2. Robby Gordon 46.976; 3. Rob MacCachran 47.135; 4. Lalo Laguna 47.810; 5. Jeff Ward 48.287; 6. Greg Adler 48.294; 7. Austin Kimbrell 48.437; 8. P.J. Jones 49.238; 9. Mike Jenkins 49.533; 10. Justin Matney 49.659; 11. Nick Baumgartner 49.978; 12. Arie Luyendyk Jr. 51.482.

SUPER Buggy Qualifying (Best of 2 Laps): 1. Adrian Cenni 46.005; 2. Larry Foddrill 46.836; 3. Rob Martensen 47.527; 4. Eddie Tafoya 48.637; 5. Brian Mullenix 50.581; 6. Rick Welch 55. 676. (2) SUPER Buggys DNQ.

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!

SEM Partners With Stadium SUPER Trucks

Charlotte, N.C. (April 4, 2013) – For the past decade, SEM Products has prided itself on their association with some of the top teams in the motorsports industry. Robby Gordon OFF- ROAD is proud to take their partnership with SEM Products to the next level as the provider of paint, adhesive, and specialty coatings for the Inaugural 2013 Stadium SUPER Truck Series.

Stadium SUPER Trucks is modeled after the late Mickey Thompson Off-Road Championship and will take off-road racing to 12 stadiums across the country and abroad. The first race for the series will take place April 6 at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz.

SEM is an industry leader of innovative coatings and specialty products for the automotive, marine, and aero space industries. SEM will provide the series with paint, adhesives, fillers and sealers and other specialty autobody repair products that are essential to the success and integrity of Stadium SUPER Trucks throughout the season.

“All of the employees at SEM Products are extremely excited about the partnership with Robby and Stadium SUPER Trucks. It is a form of racing that appeal to all ages and will be a unique opportunity to showcase our automotive repair products,” says Brian Joyner, Business Development Manager.

Joyner, SEM Business Development Manager, says this relationship gives them additional opportunities to connect with their customers and vendors in markets where they have not previously activated their sponsorships.

As the excitement of the new series continues to build, Robby Gordon OFF-ROAD keeps adding to their already impressive list of series sponsors.

“I feel really lucky to have such great partners, like SEM, on board with us,” says Robby Gordon.

“SEM Products has always provided us with great products and I’m looking forward to having them as a key component in Inaugural season of Stadium SUPER Trucks,” Gordon said.

Additional information about SEM Products can be found at www.semproducts.com and and at www.facebook.com/SEMProducts.

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

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

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

ABOUT SEM
SEM Products, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of innovative paint, adhesive and coating products. Our products are developed to meet and exceed the needs of today’s automotive repair and refinishing industries. In over half a century, SEM has pioneered quality automotive repair and refinishing products and delivers world-class customer service. For over 60 years SEM has represented the quality, experience and reliability that our customers have come to expect. SEM manufactures a full line of quality items, some of which include: repair materials, flexible coatings, rust and corrosion coatings, trim paint and truck bed liners.

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!

Safety-Kleen Partners with Stadium SUPER Trucks

Charlotte, N.C. (April 4, 2013) – Safety-Kleen a Clean Harbors Company is proud to announce its sponsorship of the Stadium Super Truck Series (SST), Safety-Kleen will provide environmental services at all the venues for the inaugural season of the fast paced, high flying Stadium Super Truck action.

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

Safety-Kleen has spent the past three decades involved and all types of motorsports and will be providing services at the events on the SST tour this year. Safety-Kleen will recycle the used oil, used oil filters, fuel, absorbents, used rags, brake fluid, antifreeze and aerosols generated at the events.

Series Officials are excited to have Safety-Kleen committed and know that having a company of their caliber at the track will help insure that the SST protects the environment in all the communities they visit this season.

“Safety-Kleen is excited to show that the SST appreciates the communities where they will compete.” Said Curt Knapp Safety-Kleen’s EVP Marketing.

“We couldn’t be happier to be part of the excitement that is off road racing, as a longtime fan of Mickey Thompson and short track off road racing I am thrilled that we can be part of the series” said Buddy Judy Safety-Kleen Motorsports Manager.

Additional information about Safety-Kleen can be found at www.safety-kleen.com.

All 12 Stadium SUPER Truck events in 2013 will be televised via tape delay and featured on NBC: seven on NBC and five to be televised on the NBC Sports Channel. Check local listings for channel and times.
Venues include University of Phoenix Stadium (Glendale, Ariz.), Long Beach, Calif., Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (Los Angeles, Calif.), Qualcomm Stadium (San Diego, Calif.), Edward Jones Dome (St. Louis, Mo.), Soldier Field (Chicago, Ill.), Georgia Dome (Atlanta, Ga.), Cowboys Stadium (Dallas/Arlington, Tex.), Metro Dome (Minneapolis, Minn.), Stadium SUPER Truck Finals (Las Vegas, Nev.), and one to-be-named international event.

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

ABOUT SAFETY-KLEEN
Safety-Kleen is a leading North American used oil recycling and re-refining, parts cleaning and environmental solutions company, with approximately 4,200 employees serving more than 200,000 customer locations in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. Safety-Kleen provides a broad set of environmentally-responsible products and services that keep North American businesses in balance with the environment. Safety-Kleen is a wholly owned subsidiary of Clean Harbors, North America’s leading provider of environmental, energy and industrial services. For more information about the company, please visit www.safety-kleen.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!

Team 4 Wheel Parts and Greg Adler Join Stadium SUPER Trucks

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Charlotte, N.C. (April 3, 2013) – Veteran off-road racer and successful off-road businessman Greg Adler of Manhattan Beach, Calif. will pilot the No. 10 4 Wheel Parts/Pro Comp Truck in the 2013 inaugural season of Robby Gordon’s Off-Road Stadium SUPER Trucks.

Gordon’s Stadium SUPER Truck (SST) Series is modeled after the late Mickey Thompson’s Off-Road Championship and will take off-road racing to 12 state-of-the-art stadiums across the country and abroad. The first race of the series and for Adler will take place April 6 at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz.

“Racing inside these iconic stadiums is an opportunity I couldn’t pass up” said Adler. Robby has put his heart and soul into this effort. I’m looking forward to putting my ProComp/4Wheel Parts truck to the test against some of the best in the business”.

4 Wheel Parts is a retailer and service provider specializing in aftermarket truck and Jeep parts for off-road and 4×4 enthusiasts. With 59 nationwide stores, the company has expanded from a one person operation to the largest distributor of off-road parts in the United States. Stocking inventory in five different locations ensures that 4 Wheel Parts customers receive the industry’s fastest turnaround on products.

“The truck aftermarket business in the United States is a huge industry and to have 4 Wheel Parts come on board as a supporter of SST is the perfect scenario for both parties,” said Stadium SUPER Trucks founder and president Robby Gordon. “4 Wheel Parts is able to showcase their many off-road accessories in the Stadium SUPER Trucks Off-Road Expo and on the track in performance.”

All 12 Stadium SUPER Truck events in 2013 will be televised via tape delay and featured on NBC: seven on NBC and five to be televised on the NBC Sports Channel. Check local listings for channel and times.
Venues include University of Phoenix Stadium (Glendale, Ariz.), Long Beach, Calif., Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (Los Angeles, Calif.), Qualcomm Stadium (San Diego, Calif.), Edward Jones Dome (St. Louis, Mo.), Soldier Field (Chicago, Ill.), Georgia Dome (Atlanta, Ga.), Cowboys Stadium (Dallas/Arlington, Tex.), Metro Dome (Minneapolis, Minn.), Stadium SUPER Truck Finals (Las Vegas, Nev.), and one to-be-named international event.

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

ABOUT 4 WHEEL PARTS
For over 50 years, 4 Wheel Parts has proudly served the needs of off-road and 4×4 enthusiasts, meeting the demands of the off-road industry with passion and professionalism. This fervor has helped 4 Wheel Parts develop into the nation’s largest distributor of 4×4 parts and accessories for trucks, Jeeps, and SUVs, with everything from tires, to wheels, to suspension systems, and so much more.

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!

Mexican Driver Lalo Laguna To Compete in Stadium SUPER Trucks

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Charlotte, N.C. (April 3, 2013) – Mexican Off-Road young gun, Lalo Laguna will compete in the 2013 Inaugural Stadium SUPER Trucks season driving the No.17 Visit Mexico truck.

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

“I am very excited to be part of Stadium SUPER Trucks and to have the opportunity to represent Mexico and it’s entire racing heritage. I would like to thank Robby Gordon and all of the people who have helped putting this awesome series together. I can’t wait for all of the fans to come and experience what has been Robby’s dream for many years.” Stated Laguna.

A native of Mexicali Baja California, the 22-year old Laguna has made a name for himself in just a few short years of off-road racing with multiple SCORE and BITD wins. Laguna will look to continue his winning ways in one of Gordon’s specially engineered 600-horsepower Stadium SUPER Trucks.

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

“To have such a young international talent to be a part of Stadium SUPER Trucks is just another piece of the puzzle complete. To have veteran off-road legends to young guns apart of the series makes for tremendous competition on and off the track.”

Lalo Laguna’s racing accomplishments:
•1st place SCORE International Championship class 6 (2012)
•SCORE Laughlin Desert Challenge Weekend Sweep (2012)
•1st place SCORE San Felipe 250 (2012)
•1st place BITD Silver State (2012)
•1st place SCORE Baja 1000 (2012)
•1st place SCORE International Championship class 4 (2011)
•TOYOTA Milestone Award (2011)
•1st place SCORE Laughlin Desert Challenge (2011)
•1st place SCORE San Felipe 250 (2011)
•1st place SCORE Baja 500 (2011)
•1st place SCORE Challenge of Champions (2011)
•3rd place SCORE Baja 1000 (2011)
•1st place CODE Mexicali 500 Overall Class 14 (2009)
•1st place CODE VW Night Race (2008)
•1st place RECORD Race Ready 250 (2008)
•1st place CODE Mexicali 500 Class 5 (2007)

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

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

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

ABOUT 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!

Pro Comp Partners with Stadium SUPER Trucks

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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