COSTA MESA, Calif. – official release — Marathon Rally photo — The SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road Series Presented by TRAXXAS 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 night and then will move further south and be part of the Coronado Speed Festival Sunday afternoon at Naval Air Station North Island.
Costa Mesa’s OC Fair and Event Center will host the SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road Series Presented by TRAXXAS 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.
The Sand Sports Super Show SST races will be rounds 12 and 13 in the season-long competition. 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, X Games winner Apdaly Lopez, TRAXXAS driver Keegan Kincaid, California drivers Burt Jenner and Nick Vanis, Arizona’s Scotty Steele, Texas driver Charles Dorrance, Michigan’s Aaron Bambach, IndyCar star E.J. Viso and Pennsylvania’s Bill Hynes. 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.
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 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.