SPEED ENERGY FORMULA OFF-ROAD PRESENTED BY TRAXXAS RETURNS THIS WEEKEND WITH THREE EVENTS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

September 16, 2014 by Stadium SUPER Trucks

SPEED ENERGY FORMULA OFF-ROAD PRESENTED BY TRAXXAS RETURNS THIS WEEKEND WITH THREE EVENTS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA  Costa Mesa, California (September 15, 2014) – The SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road Presented by TRAXXAS series will headline a full weekend of racing in Southern California Sept. 19-21 at two separate venues. The Stadium Super Trucks (SST) that compete in the high-flying series will be part of the Sand Sports Super Show at the OC Fair and Event Center Friday and Saturday nights, and then will move further south and be part of the Coronado Speed Festival Sunday afternoon at Naval Air Station North Island.

SAND SPORTS SUPER SHOW

Costa Mesa's OC Fair and Event Center will host the SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road Presented by TRAXXAS series and a full slate of other off-road racing vehicles during the Sand Sports Super Show Friday and Saturday nights.

While the SST trucks will highlight both nights of racing, SPEED Energy Supermoto, Class 1400 trucks, multiple divisions of UTV's and Trophy Karts will provide non-stop racing action both nights, with gates opening at 5 p.m.

Tickets are $25 per night for adults. Children 12 and under and military with proper ID receive a $10 discount each night. One-day tickets including admission to the Sand Sports Super Show and one-night of racing are $30 and a two-day combination tickets are $55. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster and www.stadiumsupertrucks.com and will also be available at the gate subject to availability. General admission grandstand seating is limited and fans are encouraged to buy tickets in advance and arrive early for both nights.

The Sand Sports Super Show SST races will be rounds 12 and 13 in the season-long competition which has included the trucks racing in front of massive crowds at the St. Petersburg Grand Prix, the Long Beach Grand Prix, the Detroit Grand Prix, Indianapolis Motor Speedway and X Games Austin. After racing at the OC Fair and Event Center and the Coronado Speed Festival, the TRAXXAS trucks will close their season under the bright lights of Las Vegas in conjunction with the SEMA Show in November.

Among the drivers entered for the Sand Sports Super Show SST event include Orange County's Robby Gordon (SPEED Energy/Toyo Tires/TRAXXAS), X Games winner Apdaly Lopez (RPM Off-Road/Visit Mexico.com), TRAXXAS driver Keegan Kincaid, California drivers Burt Jenner (Gladiator) and Nick Vanis (IconoWraps.com), Arizona's Scotty Steele, Texas driver Charles Dorrance (Rigid Industries), Michigan's Aaron Bambach (Discount Tire), IndyCar star E.J. Viso (LIVE/UFD/Momo) and Pennsylvania's Bill Hynes (LIVE/UFD). Las Vegas and King Shocks' driver B.J. Baldwin will be making his second SST start of the season after competing at X Games Austin.

CORONADO SPEED FESTIVAL


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    Following two nights of racing at the Sand Sports Super Show, the SST trucks and drivers will immediately head south toward San Diego for Sunday's Coronado Speed Festival on the Naval Air Station North Island as part of the Navy's Fleetweek 2014.

    The TRAXXAS Stadium Super Trucks will race twice on the runway of the active military base which will be transformed into a race track. Each year the Coronado Speed Festival races at the base with the beautiful backdrop of San Diego across the water. In addition to the debut of SSTs, the Coronado Speed Festival features various classes of vintage sports cars and historic stock and Trans-Am cars.

    Tickets for the Coronado Speed Festival are available through www.fleetweeksandiego.org.

    Three of SST's 'young guns' will be joining the series when it races at the Navy base Sunday, with San Diego's Sheldon Creed taking the controls of the TRAXXAS truck, along with fellow teenagers Jerett Brooks in the Synergy Energy truck and Gavin Harlien in the IronClad entry.

    ABOUT SPEED ENERGY FORMULA OFF-ROAD PRESENTED BY TRAXXAS

    Influenced by the former Mickey Thompson Stadium Off-Road Series, where drivers such as six-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnston, Robby Gordon and Casey Mears got their start, the Stadium Super Trucks that headline the series was founded by Gordon and capitalizes on the public's overwhelming interest in trucks and SUVs as well as the fact that the majority of automotive aftermarket parts are created for trucks.

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