Arizona Off Road Promotions holds Hayfield Draw Hare Scramble

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Arizona Off Road Promotions Holds Hayfield Draw Hare Scramble in Prescott National Forest

Phoenix, AZ (4/8/2014) – Arizona Off Road Promotions held a hare scramble event on Prescott National Forest land between Camp Verde, AZ and Cottonwood Arizona on April 5th.  The race was the first of its kind on this land.  The 6 mile course utilized a 50 inch wide trail system and it featured elevation changes, whoops, rock sections, washes, bowl turns and natural terrain jumps.  Some sections were so tight and technical it was referred to as the Southwest’s version of a GNCC course.  Forest rangers were on hand to oversee the event and enjoy the festivities.  The entry fee of $65 for sportsmen for 2+ hours of racing ensured that everyone got a lot of bang for their buck.

 Nine Pee Wees and minis started the day’s event with a 30 minute race.  First through fifth place were separated by only 5 seconds with Gabe Hutchinson taking the overall win from the 80cc ATV class.

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Arizona Off Road Promotions Tonalea, AZ report with AMRA

AZOP-10122013-674Tonalea, AZ (10/14/2013) – The Arizona Off Road Promotions series headed north to Tonalea, AZ for rounds 10 and 11 of the 2013 series.  The crew worked with the XMC motorcycle club to cut in an all new course that would be used for the opening round of the AMRA series as well as the AZOP course.  The crew ended up with a 10 mile loop that took approximately 25 minutes to complete one lap.  The terrain consisted of sand, silt, tight trails in between trees, a very tight wash section and a terrific 1 mile long sandstone section that was extremely technical.

On Saturday the AMRA series held their races and that was followed by Round 10 of the AZOP Motorcycle series.  The overall victory went to Malcolm Dayzie in the 250cc A class followed by Open A rider Tyler Palmer.  3rd overall went to the winner of the 250cc B class David Richards.

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Arizona Off Road Promotions finds success at 7200 feet

Arizona Off Road Promotions finds success at 7200 feet
Cinder Mountain Hare Scrambles race gets over 120 entries

Flagstaff, AZ (8/3/2013) – Saturday the Arizona Off Road Promotions series held a 100 mile hare scramble event in the pine trees of Flagstaff Arizona within the Cinder Mountain OHV area.  This unique riding area is located next to the Sunset Crater National Monument.  The sunset crater was formed 900 years ago by a large volcanic eruption.  The Cinders OHV area gets its name from the results of the eruption which are billions of tiny cinder rocks.  It is similar to riding on sand and the area is notorious for big whoops and tree roots.

 The AZOP team laid out a unique 18.5 mile loop that consisted of many trails that have never been raced on before.  The first race of the day was the Mini and Pee wee bikes and quads.  Gunner Deatherage took the win in the 65cc Mini C class while Marcus Harris won the ATV 80cc class.  

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AZGP changes race dates

Due to several reasons, including conflicting dates with another local series, we’ve decided to make some date and location changes to the remainder of our 2013 race schedule. We did this in order to accommodate …

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