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Dirt Riot Endurance 4×4 Racing Saturday March 14th Starting at 9am at Canyons Off Road Park outside Fredericksburg, Texas

All Terrain Hero Race*Run*Walk Sunday March 15th Starting at 7am

BLACKFOOT, ID MARCH 10, 2015: Dirt Riot is officially in full swing with its second race of the season, and first of the Central Series, at Canyons Offroad Park in Fredericksburg, Texas this weekend Saturday March 14th. New for 2015, qualifying for the Pro Classes will be on Friday night at 4pmafter pre-running. On Saturday, side-by-side racing starts right away at 9am, followed by the rest of the classes, through 4pm, with the winners of each class determined by the most number of laps completed in the set amount of time. An awards ceremony will immediately follow racing. On Sunday, All Terrain Hero Race * Run * Walk opens its season with three flights of runners and walkers utilizing the same course to raise money for the Gwendolyn Strong Foundation.

“We are expecting a record turnout for this Central Series opener. With zero chance of rain and a nice 75’ day in the forecast, the racers and spectators will have an amazing day at the races,” said Rich Klein, President and founder of W.E. Rock Events. “We welcome Baertrax as the title sponsor of this event, they have shown continued support of Dirt Riot and we appreciate that. Also, for those familiar to this event, Canyons Off Road Park has custom built belt buckles for the winners of the Pro 4400 4×4 Class and the Pro UTV class, in addition to the cash purse podium finishers receive.”

The 7-mile course, similar to last year, welcomes pre-registered Pro 4400 4×4 drivers including Barco Motorsports BJ Allen, Briney Motorsports Billy Briney, JDS Motorsports Doug Jackson, Crawling Chaos Racing Carl Lagerhans, M&P Motorsports James Plant, among others not already pre-registered. Additional pre-registered Pro Drivers include 4500 Class CGYS Motorsports Duane Garretson.

UTV Drivers and Trail Class competitors are welcome to pre-register or register onsite. They are more of a run-what-you-brung type classes with some safety requirements. The newly named SuperMod Trail Class looks to have a large contingent including FGS Racing Marc Davis, Bad Boyz Racing Nick Langen, BB Express Gary Marx, Cody ‘The Texas Kid’ St Clair, and White Motorsports Richard White. The Modified Trail Class pre-register is Wilson Off-Road Emma Wilson. Or join the pre-registered Pro UTV racers Gerry Davis, H&L Frazier Heath Frazier, Advantage Racing Whimpy Lawson, and Casey Strickland. Pre-registered Sportsman UTV racers include Armstrong Motorsports Bodie Armstrong, Haywood Racing Chris Haywood Dwain Scheihing, and SideXSides Austin Sides.

Admission is $15 for adults, $5 for ages 8-15, children 7 and under free and Military with ID get $5 off. Order your tickets now:  There are vendors, food and amenities on site. We encourage you to bring chairs and shade structures. There is camping available onsite.  For additional details go to
After the event we will have the results, pictures and stories posted at
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Event Sponsors: Maxxis Tires, Artec Industries, Trail Gear, Branik Motorsports, Crown Performance, Superchips, Dirt Skins, Fox Racing Shox, MetalCloak, PSC Motorsports, Currie Enterprises, Tom Woods Custom Driveshafts, JM Rigging Supply, Axel Off Road Gear & Apparel, PCI Race Radios, Advance Adapters, Pac Racing Springs, Revolution Gear, Sparks Pro Racing, The, Race Team Store 
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

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