Meritor Announces Executive Title Sponsorship of ChampTruck World Series Racing

Big-Rig Truck Racing Returns to the United States After 22 Years LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) is the executive title sponsor of the Meritor ChampTruck World Series® for the 2015 season, marking the return of big-rig truck racing to major U.S. racetracks for the first time since 1993. The announcement was made at the Mid-America Trucking Show. Spearheaded by ChumpCar International founder and CEO John Condren, the Meritor ChampTruck World Series debuts Read more [...]

Obstacle-Course Racing: The Next Olympic Event?

In just four years, obstacle racing has become the fastest-growing sport in the United States. In 2013, an estimated 3 million people crossed an OCR finish line—that’s more than all half-marathon and marathon finishers combined. Having witnessed sports explosions in the past, we had to ask: is this the bang to a future bust? In the mid ‘90s to early 2000s, adventure racing was the sport du jour, hitting the big time with extensive coverage on MTV, ESPN, and The Discovery Channel—then Read more [...]

Bar Refaeli Gets Hearts Racing with Sexy Selfie

Enjoying a day in the sun, Bar Refaeli flaunted her tanned and toned bikini body in a sexy new selfie on Tuesday (April 22). Donning a barely there black, white and pink number, the Israeli beauty captioned the shot "Oh what a day for a day dream." As previously reported by GossipCenter, not everyone is excited over Bar’s bod, as a television ad in her native Israel was Read more [...]

Obstacle-Course Racing Gets Government

Sam Mansfield and Mark Ballas met in the autumn of 2012 when the two were visiting an investment property near Fort Benning, Georgia. Ballas, a former Army Special Forces soldier-turned-entrepreneur, had recently founded an adventure race called Green Beret Challenge, and Mansfield, a market researcher and consultant, had just started dabbling in mud races after years as an amateur triathlete. "We started to talk a little bit about ventures we wanted to get involved in in the future, and one Read more [...]