Newport Beach, CA (April 16, 2007) — NASCAR driver and California native Robby Gordon is set to race this weekend at Championship Off Road Racing’s inaugural race of the 2007 race season. The race is this weekend April 21st and 22nd at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds in Lancaster, CA.
Announced late last week Robby Gordon will be racing a Baldwin prepared Pro 2 on Sunday. He will be racing in both the CORR Lucas Oil Series and the Jason Baldwin Memorial Cup Series.
“This Pro 2 field this has the possibility of being the largest race in CORR™ history do to the number of entries and level of talent,” Said Scott Rehn CORR Announcer.
Among the drivers Robby Gordon will be competing against this Sunday is the current Pro 2 Champ Carl Renezeder. Renezeder won the 2006 and 2005 championships in the Pro 2 series. Travis Coyne and Todd Leduc are some of the young stars posed to give Gordon some strong competition on Sunday. Not to mention, Pro 2 Champ Ricky Johnson is back this season to add another Pro 2 Championship to his resume.
Robby Gordon is a seasoned Off Road Racer, racing in numerous high profile races including the Baja 1000 and Baja 500.
Short course off Road Racing began in 1983 and became Championship Off Road Racing™ in 1998. CORR brings high action, four wheel motorsports including 2 wheel drive and 4 wheel drive trucks to the closed course off road arena. The 2007 CORR season includes seven events at tracks located in Los Angeles and San Diego, CA, Texas and Nevada.