Friday
Jun202014

Gordon Guns to Bronze at X Games Austin

 AUSTIN, Texas (June 8, 2014) – Apdaly Lopez, from Tecate, B.C., Mexico, scored an impressive victory in X Games Austin’s Formula Off-Road Presented by TRAXXAS race in front of a sun-scorched crowd and a live ABC network broadcast.

Lopez scored his second win of the season driving the RPM Motorsports/VisitMexico.com TRAXXAS truck one day after competing in his home country’s Baja 500 in Ensenada.  Sheldon Creed in the TRAXXAS truck came in second with Robby Gordon driving the SPEED Energy/TRAXXAS truck came home third.

The 16-truck final race at the Circuit of the Americas was set by two 10-truck heat races where only the top-eight trucks advanced to the finals.  The remainder of the top-10 trucks included Jerett Brooks in the RePlay XD/Synergy Electric truck in fourth, Scotty Steele in fifth, Keegan Kincaid in the TRAXXAS truck, Henrique Cisneros in the Momo/Gridstar Racing truck, Nick Baumgartner in the Loctite machine, Gavin Harlien in the Tonka truck and Arie Luyendyk Jr. in the Gunk machine rounding out the top 10.

Friday
Jun202014

Gordon Competes in Three Races at Detroit Belle Isle 

Menards Detroit Belle Isle Formula Off-Road Presented by TRAXXAS Race 1 Results 

1. EJ Viso Caracas, Venezuela

2. Robby Gordon Orange, Calif.

3. Arie Liuyendyk, Jr. Scottsdale, Ariz.

4. Aaron Bambach Rochester Hills, Mich.

5. Burt Jenner Los Angeles, Calif.

6. Scotty Steele Peoria, Ariz.

7. Keegan Kincaid Crandon, Wisc. 

8. Henrique Cisneros Caracas, Venezuela

9. Apdaly Lopez Tecate, B.C., Mexico

 

Menards Detroit Belle Isle Formula Off-Road Presented by TRAXXAS Race 2 Results 

1. 19 E.J. Viso  Caracas, Venezuela
2. 5 Scotty Steele Peoria, Ariz.
3. 87 Aaron Bambach Rochester Hills, Mich.
4. 25 Arie Luyendyk Jr. Scottsdale, Ariz.
5. 7 Robby Gordon Orange, Calif.
6. 47 Keegan Kincaid Crandon, Wisc.
7. 50 Burt Jenner Los Angeles, Calif.
8. 18 Apdaly Lopez Tecate, B.C., Mexico
9. 91 Henrique Cisneros Caracas, Venezuela

 

Menards Detroit Belle Isle Formula Off-Road Presented by TRAXXAS Race 3 Results
1. 19 E.J. Viso Caracas, Venezuela
2. 25 Arie Luyendyk Jr. Scottsdale, Ariz.
3. 7 Robby Gordon Orange, Calif.
4. 50 Burt Jenner Los Angeles, Calif.
5. 87 Aaron Bambach Rochester Hills, Mich.
6. 18 Apdaly Lopez Tecate, B.C., Mexico
7. 5 Scotty Steele Peoria, Ariz.
8. 47 Keegan Kincaid Crandon, Wisc.
DNS 91 Henrique Cisneros Caracas, Venezuela

 

 

Friday
Jun202014

Gordon Wins First Ever Truck Race at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway

 INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (May 23, 2014) - Robby Gordon of Orange, Calif., in the Menards / SPEED Energy truck entered racing’s history books Friday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway by capturing the first win of two Menards at the Brickyard by TRAXXAS races. It marked the first time in the 105-year history of the famed Brickyard that trucks raced on the property.
 
 Gordon would finish in sixth-place in the second Traxxas race allowing him to fnish fourth in the overall standings of the 1st Annual Menards at the Brickyard by Traxxas. 
 
 Apdaly Lopez of Tecate, B.C. Mexico entered captured the win in the second of two races and secured the overall win with the highest average finish in the two events.
 
 The Formula Off-Road Presented by TRAXXAS series moves to the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix for three races May 30-June 1.  Tickets are available by visiting http://detroitgp.com/. ; The races from Indianapolis will be shown on NBCSN June 13 at 9 p.m. (PDT) (midnight EST).  All three races from Detroit will be streamed live on the internet at www.stadiumsupertrucks.com.