THE OFF-ROAD CHAMPIONSHIP ADDS KARTS AND UTV CLASSES TO NATIONAL EVENT SCHEDULE
Dana Point, Calif. – Mar. 19, 2014 – TORC: The Off-Road Championship Presented by AMSOIL, the nation’s premiere short-course, off-road racing series, has announced the addition of Kart and P1K (UTV) classes to its national event schedule beginning with the season opener in Primm, Nev., April 5-6, 2014.
The TORC Kart class will consist of junior karts and 450 karts while the P1K class will be reserved for 1000cc UTVs. Each class will compete for a national championship and race the same seven-event schedule as the PRO Light, PRO 2 and PRO 4 classes over the course of the 2014 season. Entries in each class must be USAC-licensed, with a $125 entry fee for the karts and a $150 entry fee for the UTVs.
“Both karts and UTVs have exploded in popularity and participation,” said TORC President BJ Birtwell. “These competitors are the next generation of PRO TORC racers and we’re glad to welcome them into the TORC series to compete for a national championship in their respective classes.”
Rules for the new classes are available at http://torcseries.com/images/content/news/2014_TORC_Rulebook.pdf.
The 2014 TORC series event schedule includes races at the following venues:
April 5-6: Primm, NV (Primm Off-Road Raceway)
April 25-26: Charlotte, NC (Charlotte Motor Speedway)
May 17-18: St. Louis, MO (Gateway Motorsports Park)
June 28-29: Crandon, WI (Crandon International Off-Road Raceway)
July 19-20: Bark River, MI (Bark River International Raceway)
Aug 5-6: Sturgis, SD (Buffalo Chip Powersports Complex)
Aug 30-31: Crandon, WI (Crandon International Off-Road Raceway)
For more information on TORC: The Off-Road Championship, including NBC Sports episode premiere dates, visit http://www.torcseries.com or find TORC on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/torc and Twitter @TORCOffRoad.
About TORC: The Off Road Championship
The Off-Road Championship is the nation’s premiere short-course, off-road truck racing series. Known as a collision between action sports and motorsports, TORC is the ultimate battleground for 900-horsepower race trucks competing to win the prestigious TORC National Championship. Fans from all over the world enjoy TORC through high-energy events as well as the TV broadcasts on NBC Sports. For series partnership information or racer inquiries, email [email protected] or visit http://www.torcseries.com.