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ORR Statement on News of Early June Vote for Great American Outdoors Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 21, 2020 – “During this difficult time for the outdoor industry, one bright spot has been Americans’ increased appreciation for time spent outside. A major congressional proposal that could help our nation’s economy, jobs and rural communities come back from this pandemic, and...

Bureau of Land Management Releases Draft Public Land Access Priorities

Agency will use final list to identify and resolve public recreational access issues on priority parcels as part of nationwide Dingell Act implementation efforts WASHINGTON--As part of its efforts to implement the John D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act, the Bureau of Land ...

BLM to temporarily suspend entrance fees on public lands across America

In an effort to support social distancing, the National Park Service and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and other states and municipalities recently made similar announcements to temporarily suspend entrance fees at parks, refuges and other public recreation sites.  “Our vast public lands ...

US Forest Service Issues Guidance for Operation of Recreation Sites During COVID-19 Situation

The U.S. Forest Service Headquarters has issued guidance to Regional Foresters and Station Directors on the operation of trails and other recreational sites and activities during the COVID-19 situation and has shared that guidance with NOHVCC. The guidance makes clear that the Forest Service unders...

USDA Forest Service announces challenge to increase focus on problems facing nation’s largest public trail system

The Forest Service answers the question of who will participate: Everyone. The Trail Challenge emphasizes working together at local and broader scales—learning from each other and adapting to different needs and opportunities. For example, Forest Service regions, forests, and grasslands work togeth...

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 ...


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