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Race Team Recap: Pastrana returns and Dinsmore wins at Crandon

by | Friday, July 3, 2015 | 0 comment(s)

Big news in the last few weeks for PIAA teams. Travis Pastrana announced his return to rally to join teammate David Higgins at the New England Forest Rally. The two will be challenged by Ken Block who is also returning for the race. In other racing news, Travis Dinsmore claimed his first professional win in the TORC Series at Crandon International Raceway.

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Triumph Tiger 800 XC Endurance Build: VIDEO

by | Thursday, June 25, 2015 | 0 comment(s)

When it comes to desert endurance racing, you don’t normally think of the Triumph Tiger. Though completely capable of handling the off-road, the Tiger is more of a multi-purpose adventure bike than hardcore desert racer. Don’t try telling that to ICON Motorsports though. In partnership with Triumph Motorcycles and Motoworks Chicago, they decided to rewrite the rules of Baja by building two rally-ready Triumph Tiger 800XCs to take on the Mexican 1000. The bikes were equipped with a host of...

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Launch Control: Season 3 Ep. 3

by | Thursday, June 18, 2015 | 0 comment(s)

Episode three of Launch Control brings Subaru Rally Team USA to our hometown in Portland, Oregon for round three of the Rally America Series, the Oregon Trail Rally. The fast gravel roads were a welcome sight for the team following back to back snow covered courses at Sno* Drift and The Rally in the 100 Acre Wood. There was however, an unusual course obstacle in the form of pink flamingos that Higgins and Drew managed to mow down. (Don’t worry, they were plastic) Enjoy! ...

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