Tagged with Chris Western

Baja 2014 – How I Saw It…

By Chris Western Wow Wow Wow. I am sitting here reading through the Facebook page and its giving me goose bumps, knowing all you guys out there were following the race minute by minute, some of you going without much sleep, some working night shift, some just getting on the turps. That’s just pretty cool. … Continue reading

Off-Road Events

There are a number of off-road events held across Australia each year. Two popular upcoming off-road events include the Tatts Finke Desert Race and the ARB Griffith 400. Tatts Finke Desert Race The Tatts Finke Desert Race is an off-road, multi-terrain two-day race which is held in the Northern Territory. The race is held annually … Continue reading

PART 2: Chris Western – Racing the Legend

Chris Western races across every terrain imaginable, wheat belt scrub, jumps, sandhills, big whoops, gravel, baked red earth, apine forest floor studded with tree roots and deep mud in the pouring rain. After 20 years of racing and looking at what other racers were using, Chris chose Mickey Thompson Tires and has never looked back, Chris says, “Choosing the … Continue reading

Superstars Of Off-Road Racing

Mickey Thompson was heavily involved in off-road racing in the USA and innovated tyres and vehicles specifically for off-road racing, with many of his original innovations still being used today. It is due to Mickey Thompson’s rich heritage in off-road racing that Mickey Thompson Tires made the decision to become involved in off-road racing through … Continue reading