Holy Crap: Tiny Buggy Hip-Checks A Trophy Truck Into Oblivion Mid-Race

How freaking fierce is this 2015 Mint 400 crash!? A Class 1 buggy came off a big bump right next to the Vest Racing trophy truck, slamming it with just the right force and angle to send it careening into next week. Photog Eric Minks was perfectly positioned to shoot a whole roll of the action. » 3/21/15 9:54am 3/21/15 9:54am

This Mint 400 Gallery Is Like An Acid Trip Through Off-Road Heaven

The off-road race you saw in Fear & Loathing In Las Vegas is a real thing, and it just rocked the sun-scorched desert of Nevada last weekend. Feast your eyes on this glorious photo gallery of the 2015 Mint 400 and you'll see why we're always calling it one of the best motorsport events in America. » 3/16/15 9:40pm 3/16/15 9:40pm

Every Gearhead Should Follow The Mint 400 This Weekend, Here's How

The 2015 Mint 400 motorsport circus has raged in and around Las Vegas, Nevada all week. The actual race goes down tomorrow, and the afterparty will take festivities all the way through Sunday. Put these channels in your feed and you'll see why so many people go nuts over desert racing. » 3/13/15 11:53am 3/13/15 11:53am

How This Regular Guy Finds Time (And Cash) To Win Races

You won't recognize Jordan Townsend from a Wheaties box, but he's competing at some of the highest level off-road races in America. He's traveling the country, racing, and better: he's winning. All that with a family and a day job. What's your excuse? » 3/05/15 12:38pm 3/05/15 12:38pm

This Hollywood Voiceover Guy Can Convince You That Desert Racing Rules

You're really doing yourself a disservice by forgetting to follow desert racing. It's dramatic, it's dynamic, and it's a lot easier to spectate than you think. The 2015 Mint 400 will tear across the sands of Nevada next month, and here's more evidence that you have to watch it. » 2/26/15 9:15pm 2/26/15 9:15pm

The Mojave Desert Like You've Never Seen: Lit Up With Lasers And Fire

Johnson Valley, California hosts some of the wildest and most accessible off-road racing events in America. That's fun to watch, but when the sun goes down things get downright batshit out there. See a new side of the desert in this gallery of eye candy. » 2/26/15 2:55pm 2/26/15 2:55pm

Follow Robby Gordon's Desperate Quest To Finally Win The Dakar Rally

Racing legend Robby Gordon wants to win the Dakar Rally so bad, somebody convinced NBC Sports to make an entire show about his eleventh attempt at the infamous sixteen-day off-road race. Follow his saga right here starting with the feature-length video: "Robby Gordon's Road To Dakar!" » 12/16/14 6:35pm 12/16/14 6:35pm

Mini To Extend Desert Racing Program Because All They Do Is Win

An upscale urban compact-car and extreme off-road racing might seem like a contrived paring, but Mini and race prep partner X-Raid have won the brutal Dakar Rally for the last three straight years, and have just committed to competing through 2017. » 12/10/14 11:44am 12/10/14 11:44am

Watch Toyota Get A 'Stock' Tundra TRD Pro Ready To Race The Baja 1000

Toyota wants to make a statement with the Tundra TRD Pro they're racing at the 2014 Baja 1000: "You can buy this Tundra at your dealer." Well, pretty much. Watch how the team set up their off-the-shelf truck for the grueling battle beneath the Mexican sun. » 11/13/14 5:48pm 11/13/14 5:48pm

Let's Watch And Discuss The 2014 Baja 1000 Desert Race Here, Live Now!

The (in)famous Baja 1000 desert race is raging today on Mexico's western peninsula. Quads and motorcycles kicked off at noon eastern time. Cars, trucks, and UTVs are getting ready to run at about 3:30PM EST. Tune in here, talk about it in the comments! » 11/13/14 3:11pm 11/13/14 3:11pm

Watch The Incredible 2014 Mint 400 Off-Road Race Here For Free

In case you missed NBC's two-hour presentation of the dirt-throwin' fender-rubbin' 2014 Mint 400 desert race, Red Bull has put the whole show online for you to watch at your leisure from your computer. Sans commercials, to boot. » 11/03/14 2:47pm 11/03/14 2:47pm

Recoil 2: What This Desert Racing Truck Can Do Will Blow Your Mind

Watch The Coolest Chevy Blazer Of Our Time Tear Up The Desert

Desert racing champion and off-road stunt driver BJ Baldwin is a monster in the sand. Watch him show off some moves in the glorious angry-eyed K5 Chevrolet Blazer he uses as a prerunner, and a wild Toyota Tundra he apparently drives on the street. » 9/02/14 10:41am 9/02/14 10:41am

Truck Racers Are Tearing Up A Town Filming An Insane Stunt Movie

Remember that part of Bad Boys II where Will Smith and Martin Lawrence destroy a town, jumping through it in a Hummer H2? Well it looks like off-road racer BJ Baldwin is pretty much recreating that calamitous awesomeness in Ensenada. In his trophy truck. » 8/14/14 10:30am 8/14/14 10:30am

The Incredible All-Female Off-Road Rally You've Probably Never Heard Of

2014 marks the 25th year of the "Rallye Aïcha Des Gazelles;" a off-road navigation rally in the Moroccan desert with an exclusively female field of competitors. Autoblog's Jonathon Ramsey got to tag along and write up the adventure from the passenger seat. » 7/23/14 10:50am 7/23/14 10:50am

Your Weekend Just Got A Bonus Lap, Off-Road Racing Is On TV Tonight!

If you missed this year's Baja 500 desert race, or just want to wrap up your weekend with some big-screen off-road action, turn your TV to CBS Sports tonight at 9PM Eastern Time for their Baja broadcast. » 7/20/14 6:20pm 7/20/14 6:20pm

Watch The Fast And Wild Mint 400 Desert Race Right Now, Here Or On TV

The 90-minute NBC Sports broadcast of The Mint 400 desert race starts at 2:00 PM EST today (July 6th), catch it on TV right now or head over to the Red Bull Signature Series website to start and stream it whenever you want. » 7/06/14 2:32pm 7/06/14 2:32pm

This Desert Racing Video Illustrates Exactly Why We Love Going Fast

2014 King Of The Hammers race winner Loren Healy keeps it simple; "I love going fast, there's nothing else like it!" He's only the second person ever to win that ball-busting race twice, and from the looks of these moves he might be up for a third title! » 6/18/14 2:58pm 6/18/14 2:58pm

Dirt Racing Buggy Up-Close & In-Action Like You've Never Seen

A few minutes of the upcoming King Of The Hammers off-road racing movie Element Of Survival showcases heli-skiier-turned buggy racer Tom Wayes and some unbelievably beautiful slow-motion close up shots of his rig running hard through the dirt. » 6/13/14 11:45am 6/13/14 11:45am