Jimmy's 4x4 4th of July

Fourth of July Weekend Dirt Riot Race Will Set Off Sparks in Cortez Colorado with Double Points Showdown

Friday Night Meet & Greet with Drivers at Jimmy’s 4×4 Outback in Colorado Springs
Racing Saturday July 6th starting at 9am to 4pm at Battle Rock Offroad Park

 

cortez dirt riotPLACERVILLE, CA   JULY 3, 2013:  This Saturday head to the Battle Rock Offroad Park right outside Cortez Colorado for a double points Dirt Riot 4×4 Endurance Race.  The heat will be on the track where high horse power tough drivers will compete for the race win and two separate Series Titles, not to mention a National Points Title!  The Dirt Riot Mountain Series and Southwest Series will both conclude with one wave of the checker flag on Saturday afternoon.  “We had our first race here last year and the terrain that it offers so close to town and Jimmy’s 4×4 is awesome!” said Rich Klein, President and founder of W.E. Rock Events.  “We are anticipating another great race with a lot of action, especially with the heightened series points battles in every class.  Some are within one to two points and these guys and gals are really dodging for those titles, and payouts of course!”

The weekend will kick off at Jimmy’s 4×4 Outback on Friday night from 5:30-8:30 pm with a drivers meet & greet.  Check out the vehicles, meet the drivers and also get shop tours through one of the most highly respected buggy builders in the Ultra4 and 4×4 cortez dirt riotoffroad world.  The address is 1780 Sagebrush Circle, Cortez, Colorado, less than an hour from Durango and other surrounding popular offroading towns.

The course at Battle Rock Offroad Park was a new track last year and most of it will be used in this years course, with some additions. It has some great spectator areas, with multiple viewing locations that can give completely different experiences.

There are many drivers coming from all over the western and southern states to compete in this race including, but not limited to, Pro 4×4 4400 drivers Chris Hoyt, Todd Seawell and Andrew McLaughlin.  Pro 4600 drivers local Jason Kaminsky, Arizona’s Matt Salyers and Colorado’s Joshua Jackson.  Pro 4500 drivers include Shawn Rants and Alan Johnson.  The Stock Trail, Mod Trail and UTV Classes are open to all the local racers. The vehicles only require minimal safety requirements of doors, roof, four point seatbelt harnesses, DOT helmets and two fire extinguishers.  Bring out your rig and join Carlos Gonzales and Jayson Mitchell in the Mod Trail Class and Justin Meader and Frank Minice in the UTV class among many others.

Spectators are encouraged to come and enjoy the day of entertainment on Saturday July 6th.  Racing will be on course from 9am to 4pm, with awards immediately following. Admission is $15 for adults, $5 for ages 8-15, children 7 and under free, Military with ID $5 off and there will be 20% off coupons at Jimmy’s 4×4 on Friday night. There are cortez dirt riotvendors, food and amenities on site, and we encourage you to bring chairs and shade structures.  For additional details go to http://www.werocklive.com/events/dirt-riot-southwest-round-3

After the event we will have the results, pictures and stories posted at http://www.werocklive.com/2013/dirt-riot-mountain-and-southwest-3-cortez-co

Dirt Riot is an Endurance Racing series that is composed of 4 series of 3 races that stretch across the country.  There are 3 Professional 4×4 classes, a Trail/Sportsman 4×4 class and a UTV class at a standard Dirt Riot race.  The classes are built to encourage local 4×4 or UTV participants to join us in a day of fun racing.  For registration information go to http://www.werocklive.com/2013-fees-payout.

 

 

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Event Sponsors: Maxxis Tires, Spider Trax, Trail Gear, Tom Woods Custom Driveshafts, Branik Motorsports, ADS Off-Road Racing Shocks, Artec Industries, ASR Offroad, Nitro Gear & Axle, Raceline Wheels, CRAWL Magazine, The SickLine.com, I’m Not Just a Girl

 

 

About W.E.ROCK Events, LLC.
W.E.ROCK Events, LLC. A Placerville, CA based company, sanctions, promotes, and hosts specialty off road events, including the W.E.ROCK Rockcrawling US Pro-National series, Dirt Riot Endurance Racing Series and 13 international and sub-sanctions. Attracting thousands of spectators to each event, W.E.ROCK reaches a broad demographic of off-road enthusiasts and casual motorsports fans. The sport of rockcrawling has grown by giant leaps in the last decade and is now host to over 300 registered national-level competition teams. Major competition supporters and partners include Red Bull Energy Drink, Monster Energy, NOS Energy Drink, Home Depot, MAXXIS Tires, Cooper Tires, and Crown Royal. With the off road industry exceeding 4 billion in sales annually, the sport of rockcrawling leads the way in print media and advertising for the sport’s 12 major publications. For more information, visit www.werocklive.com

 

 

 

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