Element Off Road Racing Takes the AORRS Lead

Element Off Road Racing is one of our newest additions to the Mickey Thompson Tires stable of racing legends and we’re excited to announce that they’re in the lead for the 2014 ARB Off Road Racing Series. This hugely successful team is led by multi-time Off Road Champions Carl and Aaron Haby. Carl Haby and … Continue reading

Post-Goondiwindi Update by Rough Rider Racing

It’s been a while since we last heard from Owen Ward at Rough Rider Racing (nothing since autocorrectgate and the Griffith 400 write-up), but here’s his take on the ARB Off-Road Racing Series Goondiwindi round. Hi guys. Goondiwindi started out for us great. We got to town on Friday and went straight to the track … Continue reading

Bonneville Speed Week: Salt Fever Starts on Aug 9

140km west of Salt Lake City lies a dazzling expanse of crystalline white stretching over 30,000 acres: the Bonneville Salt Flats. Bring your sunglasses, because we’re going to Speed Week. The Bonneville Salt Flats have been used for land speed racing since daredevil Teddy Tezlaff set an unofficial speed record of 141.73mph on his Blitzen … Continue reading

Top 5 Must-Haves for Off-Road Recoveries

Any off-roader worth their salt knows that a recovery kit is essential for any trips out bush. But what exactly should you have in your recovery kit? A quick look at forums and off-roading websites will show you that when it comes to recovery gear, 4WDers seriously believe more is more. That said, there’s only … Continue reading

Tricks & Tips for Off-Road Trips

We’ve all been caught unprepared on our off-road trips: sometimes the problem is nothing a shovel or a winch can’t fix, but sometimes situations turn into brown-pants moments. Here’s a few tricks and tips we’ve picked up over the years: Always go with a mate This is probably the most basic and essential rule of … Continue reading

Mickey Thompson SSS Winch Challenge 2014

Congratulations to Andrew McFarlane and Mark Calder from British Off Road, winners of the Round I Mickey Thompson SSS Winch Challenge! The competition took place at Landcruiser Mountain Park over a freezing July weekend with all kinds of challenges including hill climbs, point-to-point GPS navigating, winch hills, creek crossings and winch walls. These Sunshine Coast … Continue reading

DANNY THOMPSON: WORLD LAND SPEED RECORD UPDATE

  Racing is full of unfinished business. For Mickey Thompson, it was breaking the piston driven world land speed record. He came achingly close in 1960 with the Challenger I, but broke down on the return run. He struck back in 1968 with the Challenger II, but was foiled by a rainstorm which turned the … Continue reading