What are the classes in off-road racing?

What are the classes in off-road racing?

Learn more about vehicle requirements and specific regulations for each distinct off-road racing class below.

  • PRO LIMITED CAR/TRUCK. Class 1000.
  • PRO 2 LIMITED CAR/TRUCK. Class 1100.
  • SPORTSMAN CAR/TRUCK. Class 4500.
  • JEEPSPEED. Class 1700.
  • PRO UTV. RS1.

How much is a off-road racing truck?

As is the case with any motorsports, off-road racing is expensive. The typical top-tier race truck can cost anywhere between $250,000 to $500,000.

What is off-road racing called?

In Europe, “off-road” refers to events such as rallying, autocross or rallycross, while desert races and rally-raids such as the Paris-Dakar, Master Rallye or European “bajas” are called Cross-Country Rallies.

How fast do off-road racers go?

The longest off-road race in the U.S., competitors fly through 550 miles of vast desert between the two largest cities in Nevada at speeds of over 100 mph as they compete for championship titles, product credits, cash and, of course, bragging rights in this highly popular one-day desert race.

How much does a pro buggy cost?

Cost of a Pro Buggy varies but one could spend up to $60,000. The Trophy Kart classes cost estimate are from around $10,000 to $18,000 depending on the class. The obvious difference in the Pro 4 and Pro 2 race trucks is the Pro 4 is 4-wheel drive and so Pro 2, 2-wheel drive.

What is the biggest off road race in the world?

For 44 years, Dakar has been synonymous with adventure. Intriguing and attracting the most extreme off-road explorers and motor enthusiasts from countries far and wide around the globe, the race has aptly earned the title as the most demanding and most iconic rally for a reason.

What is the most capable truck?

The GMC Sierra 1500 AT4 and its close cousin, the Chevy Silverado 1500 Trail Boss, are currently the most capable full-size pickups GM makes.

How fast can a trophy truck go?

Created to conquer the Baja 1000, the world’s toughest off-road race, Trophy-Trucks cross the gnarliest terrain on the continent at speeds that can exceed 140 mph.

What fuel do Trophy Trucks use?

The truck runs on high-octane racing fuel transported in from a company in Long Beach and costing $13 per gallon. Because the engine of the racing truck produces more than twice as much horsepower as a standard passenger pickup, it burns gas at an exceptionally high rate.

What is the average speed of a trophy truck?

What do you need to start an off-road racing team?

All you need is a passion for motorsports, the commitment and dedication to give it your all, some wide-open desert and tough terrain, a well built race vehicle and good support crew around you. The best place to start is by attending an off-road racing competition.

How do I start off-roading as a beginner?

Many local off-road clubs host training runs for beginners. These runs are specifically to help teach beginners off-road skills under the guidance of experienced off-roaders. Search around to find a group that you will feel comfortable with; some offer a family-friendly environment, while others are more hardcore.

How do I go off-roading?

Wherever you go, don’t forget to tread lightly and show respect for nature. Take everything you bring with you when you leave. It seems simple, but head to Google Maps (or your favorite alternative) and search “off-roading.” You can find trails, off-road parks, and other places off the beaten path.

What is off-road desert racing?

Well then, you’ve come to the right place! Off-road desert racing is one of the most highly rewarding and exciting forms of competition on earth. The challenges are immense and so are the rewards and the sense of satisfaction one experiences for taking on some of the toughest off-road adventures in the world.