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Jimco Racing Steps Up as Presenting Sponsor of BITD Parker 425

- Legal for both Best in the Desert & SCORE International- Speed up Belting Back in After Driver Swaps and Tire Changes- More Intuitive and Easier to Connect vs. Standard Latch and Link  ABOUT JIMCO Jimco Racing is the worldwide leader in off-road race car manufacturing and race preparatio...

Fastball Racing Experience Victory and Defeat at Dakar Rally

It was at the first race of the 2019 SCORE International season, the San Felipe 250, where Patton expressed interest in racing Dakar to Jimco Racing owner Robbie Pierce.  “You mean in 2021? I asked him,” Pierce recalls.  “The Dakar Rally is something that takes years of preparation in ord...

Rest Day Comes Early For Fastball Racing

The Dakar Rally is a long, grueling race covering two weeks’ time and thousands of kilometers.  In each of those kilometers, there are opportunities and risks and the potential for your entire race to come to an end.  For Fastball Racing, that end came on Stage 6.  Just four kilometer...

Fastball Racing Rounds First and Second at Dakar Rally

Juan Manuel Fangio is credited with first saying “To finish first, first you must finish” and it applies nowhere as much as the grueling Dakar Rally.  Fastball Racing suffered two punctures in the rocky first stage from Jeddah to Al-Wajh.  Stage One featured a 319-kilometer Special Stage,...

Fastball Racing Throws Off-Road For A Curve

“Dakar is definitely a bucket list event,” Patton confessed recently.  Of course, 2,025 miles doesn’t get you to the finish line of the world’s most grueling rally raid event, which starts on January 4th in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The route of the first edition of the Dakar in Saudi Arabia will ...

WHAT IS A SPECIAL RECREATION PERMIT?

Types of permits: 1. Commercial Use – Commercial Use is defined as recreational use of public lands and related waters for business or financial gain. When any person, group, or organization makes or attempts to make a profit, receive money, amortize equipment, or obtain goods or services, as compe...

From the Landuse Frontlines (Dec 2019)

BLM - On its current trajectory, the BLM headquarters in Washington, D.C. will be liquidated, decentralized, and relocated by the end of March in 2020.This move is part of a broader plan announced by the Department of Interior Secretary David Bernhardt in July, that affects the majority of the nearl...

Tonto Draft Land Management Plan released for public comment

Tonto National Forest to hold public meetings beginning Jan. 8; comment period ends March 12, 2020 PHOENIX -- Outdoor recreationists are advised that the Tonto National Forest on Dec. 13 released a draft land management plan (draft forest plan) and draft environmental impact statement for public re...

Three more elk poached in northern Michigan; DNR seeks information

Michigan Department of Natural Resources conservation officers in Gaylord are seeking tips from the public regarding three adult cow elk poached in Otsego County – the third elk poaching case in northern Michigan in roughly a month. “This is the worst year we’ve had as far as elk poaching,” said Lt...

Red Rock Canyon State Park GP Comments Submitted

Dear Planning Team: This letter is submitted on behalf of the California 4 Wheel Drive Association (Cal4Wheel) and its membership concerning the request for comments for the California Department of Parks and Recreation Red Rock Canyon State Park General Plan Revision.  Cal4Wheel represents clubs a...


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