Schedule of Races, Events, and Shows
2023 will be packed full of off-road races, events, and shows so make sure to bookmark this page and follow us on Instagram @Crawlpedia1 to keep up with what is going on in the off-road world.
2023 Upcoming Races and Events:
| June 3 || SCORE Baja 500 |
| June 10-11 || COR Antigo Off-Road National |
| June 24-25 || COR F.C.P. Brush Run |
| June 10-11 || GAS Rounds 4 & 5 at SBC Fairgrounds |
| June 14-18 || Ultra4 Vision Off-Road |
| June 25 || Pikes Peak International Hill Climb |
| June 1-4 || WRC Rally Italia Sardegna |
| June 22-25 || WRC Safari Rally Kenya |
SCORE International Off-Road Racing
The SCORE World Desert Racing Championship is made up of four races in the US and Mexico and concludes with the legendary Baja 1000, a one thousand mile race traditionally run from Ensenada to La Paz, Mexico. This racing series is best known for Trophy Trucks with have over 900 horsepower, more than 30" of suspension travel, and are capable of reaching speeds well above 120 mph in the open desert.
| April 1 || San Felipe 250 || San Felipe, Mexico || Moto / Quad / UTV / Truck / Car |
| June 3 || Baja 500 || Ensenada, Mexico || Moto / Quad / UTV / Truck / Car |
| September 16 || Baja 400 || Ensenada, Mexico || Moto / Quad / UTV / Truck / Car |
| November 16-17 || Baja 1000 || La Paz to Ensenada, Mexico || Moto / Quad / UTV / Truck / Car |
Direct Link: SCORE Race Schedule
The Mint 400
Known as "The Great American Off-Road Race", the Mint 400 is a spectator friendly 400 mile race in Las Vegas, Nevada. Originally started as a promotional event for the Mint Hotel way back in 1968, the race has grown into one of the most prestigious events of the year for off-road racers. Races are preceded by a vehicle parade down the Las Vegas Strip and an off-road festival.
| March 10 || Mint 400 || Primm, NV || UTV / Jeepspeed / EV / Military |
| March 11 || Mint 400 || Primm, NV || Trophy Truck / Class 1 / Ultra 4 / Moto |
Direct Link: The Mint 400
BITD | Best in the Desert Racing Association
The Best in the Desert racing series is the largest off-road racing desert series in the United States and features exciting and easy to attend races in Nevada. Spectator information and race course maps become available 30-60 days before the event and will be posted on the BITD website.
| April 20-22 || Silver State 300 || Alamo, NV || Moto / Quad / UTV / Truck / Car |
| August 16-20 || Vegas to Reno || Las Vegas, NV || Moto / Quad / UTV / Truck / Car |
| October 12-15 || Laughlin Desert Classic || Laughlin, NV || Moto / Quad / UTV / Truck / Car |
Direct Link: BITD Race Schedule
COR | Amsoil Championship Off-Road
The Amsoil Championship Off-Road short course racing series is held at venues across the Midwest with 750+ horsepower trucks racing side-by-side on a motocross style short course dirt race track. Live streaming is available and races are often televised on CBS but delayed but a few weeks.
| June 10-11 || Antigo Off-Road National || Antigo, WI || Pro4 / Pro2 / UTV |
| June 24-25 || F.C.P. Brush Run || Crandon, WI || Pro4 / Pro2 / UTV |
| July 14-15 || ERX Off-Road National || Elk River, MN || Pro4 / Pro2 / UTV |
| July 29-30 || D.C.M. Off-Road National || Lena, WI || Pro4 / Pro2 / UTV |
| August 12-13 || Off-Road Rumble in the UP || Bark River, MI || Pro4 / Pro2 / UTV |
| September 1-2 || World Championship Off-Road Races || Crandon, WI || Pro4 / Pro2 / UTV |
| September 23-24 || M.A.O. Off-Road National || Jay, OK || Pro4 / Pro2 / UTV |
Direct Link: COR Race Schedule
GAS | Great American Shortcourse
The Great American Shortcourse off-road racing series is a west coast racing series run on motocross style, short course, dirt race tracks. Live streaming is available on race days and all races are available to watch on-demand on the GAS website.
| February 6 || Round 1 | Hammertown || Johnson Valley, CA || Pro2 / Ultra4 / Buggy / UTV |
| April 22-23 || Rounds 2 & 3 | Glen Helen Raceway || San Bernardino, CA || Pro2 / Ultra4 / Buggy / UTV |
| June 10-11 || Rounds 4 & 5 | SBC Fairgrounds || Victorville, CA || Pro2 / Ultra4 / Buggy / UTV |
| October 7-8 || Rounds 6 & 7 | Primm Raceway || Primm, NV || Pro2 / Ultra4 / Buggy / UTV |
| November 4-5 || Rounds 8 & 9 | SBC Fairgrounds || Victorville, CA || Pro2 / Ultra4 / Buggy / UTV |
Direct Link: GAS Race Schedule
Red Bull Racing Events
Red Bull is well known for sponsoring professional races and racers but they also host their own events including several off-road races that they call "scrambles" which are exciting to watch and very well produced. Attend in person or wait until the video footage is edited and watch the videos posted on their YouTube channels.
| January 28 || Red Bull Ice Scramble || Okoboji, IA || UTV |
| February 18 || Red Bull Snow Scramble || Copemish, WI || UTV |
| May 6 || Red Bull Beach Scramble || Mildwood, NJ || UTV |
Direct Link: Red Bull Events Schedule
SST | Stadium Super Trucks
The Stadium Super trucks series is promoted by legendary racer Robby Gordon and features identically prepared, high horsepower, long suspension travel trucks that race side-by-side around a short course style race track. SST races are exciting to attend in person or can be live streamed on their website.
| April 14-15 || Grand Prix of Long Beach || Long Beach, CA || Stadium Super Trucks |
| August 4-6 || Grand Prix of Nashville || Nashville, TN || Stadium Super Trucks |
Direct Link: SST Race Schedule
Ultra4 Racing events are some of the most exciting off-road racing events to attend and watch live because the vehicles are purpose built for both high speed desert racing as well as extreme rock crawling. Adding to the excitement, all races and venues are very different with some focused more on desert racing with others being primarily rock crawling and extreme terrain. The season opener King of the Hammers race has quickly become the "Super Bowl" of off-road racing and is by far the most attended and watched off-road race of the year.
| February 2-11 || King of the Hammers || Johnson Valley, CA || Ultra4, UTV |
| April 20-23 || Rush Off-Road || Rush, KY || Ultra4, UTV |
| May 18-21 || Y.O.R.R || Broadview, MT || Ultra4, UTV |
| June 14-18 || Vision Off-Road (2x Points) || Jay, OK || Ultra4, UTV |
| July 27-30 || Famous Reading Outdoors || Pottsville, PA || Ultra4, UTV |
| Aug.31 - Sep.4 || Crandon Intl. Off-Road Raceway || Crandon, WI || Ultra4, UTV |
| Sep.28 - Oct.1 || South Grand Lake Rec. Area || Disney, OK || Ultra4, UTV |
| October 24-29 || Legends of the Fall (Finals) || Lake Havasu City, AZ || Ultra4, UTV |
Direct Link: Ultra4 Race Schedule
Dakar / World Rally-Raid Championship
The Dakar Rally is widely regarded as the world's toughest off-road race and it has amazing history starting way back in 1977 when a rally racer that lost his way in the desert, eventually finding his way back to France. While traditionally run in multiple stages from Paris, France to Dakar, Senegal, due to safety concerns, the race has more recently been run in various other countries.
| Dec.31 - Jan.15 || Dakar Rally || Saudi Arabia || Moto / Quad / Truck / Car |
Direct Link: World Rally-Raid Championship
Goodwood Festival of Speed
While not an off-road racing event, the Goodwood Festival of speed is always entertaining to watch as unique and exotic racecars compete in time trials through the historic grounds of the Goodwood House in West Sussex, England.
| July 13-16 || Festival of Speed || Chichester, England || Racecars and exotic vehicles |
Direct Link: Goodwood Festival of Speed
PPIHC | Pikes Peak International Hill Climb
The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is known as The Race to the Clouds and takes place in Colorado Springs, Colorado. While the road no longer has any dirt sections the unlimited class vehicles are very impressive to watch and some Ultra4 racers often make an appearance. Be sure to also check out Fan Fest where most competitors will have their vehicles on display in downtown Colorado Springs as part of a street festival.
| June 23 || PPIHC Fan Fest || Colorado Springs, CO || Racecars and exotic vehicles |
| June 25 || Pikes Peak International Hill Climb || Colorado Springs, CO || Racecars and exotic vehicles |
Direct Link: Pikes Peak International Hill Climb
WRC | FIA World Rally Championship
The World Rally Championship, owned and governed by the FIA, is the highest level of rally racing internationally. Races are held all over the world and each race is run in multiple timed stages over several days. Races are available to livestream, however, a monthly subscription is required.
| January 19-22 || WRC Rallye Monte-Carlo || Monte-Carlo, monaco || Rally Cars |
| February 9-12 || WRC Rally Sweden || UMEA, Sweden || Rally Cars |
| March 16-19 || WRC Guanajuato Rally Mexico || Leon, Mexico || Rally Cars |
| April 20-23 || WRC Croatia Rally || Zagreb, Croatia || Rally Cars |
| May 11-14 || WRC Rally de Portugal || Matosinhis, Portugal || Rally Cars |
| June 1-4 || WRC Rally Italia Sardegna || TBC, Italy || Rally Cars |
| June 22-25 || WRC Safari Rally Kenya || Naivaha, Kenya || Rally Cars |
| July 20-23 || WRC Rally Estonia || Tartu, Estonia || Rally Cars |
| August 3-6 || WRC Secto Rally Finland || Jyvaskyla, Finland || Rally Cars |
| September 7-10 || WRC EKO Acropolis Rally Greece || Lamia, Greece || Rally Cars |
| Sep.25 - Oct.1 || WRC Rally Chile Bio Bio || Concepcion, Chile || Rally Cars |
| October 26-29 || WRC Central Europe Rally || Passau || Rally Cars |
| November 16-19 || WRC Forum8 Rally Japan || Toyota City, Japan || Rally Cars |
Direct Link: FIA World Rally Championship
How to Watch: Live Stream / On Demand (Subscription required)
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