Live Streaming from Your Off-Road or Race Vehicle: The Ultimate Guide

The world of off-road and motorsports is more exciting than ever, and with the rise of live streaming, it’s now possible to share that excitement with a global audience. Whether competing in a UTV race, hitting the dunes in your sand car, or tackling the most challenging terrain in a rally raid, live streaming is…

AI and the Future of Graphic Design: A Look at Iconic Liveries, NASCAR, and Car Design in the Year 2100

As technology advances, it’s becoming increasingly clear that artificial intelligence (AI) will play a major role in shaping the future of graphic design. One area where this is particularly evident is in the design of iconic liveries, such as those seen on NASCAR race cars. One of the most exciting possibilities for the future of…

Garmin Announces Tread® XL – Baja Race

Garmin has recently announced the Tread® XL – Baja Race and Tread XL – Baja Chase Editions, high-performance, off-road navigators which are purpose-built for high-speed race vehicles and support trucks. These large, 10-inch navigators have high-visibility touchscreens that are glove-friendly with push-button control options. These navigators are ruggedly constructed to withstand extreme conditions such as…

Speed Stack

I’m proud to have been a part of the development of the speed UTV stack, which includes robbygordonoffroad.com, speed tools, and speed energy. Using WordPress multi-sites on an AWS EC2 server, I brought these sites together and funneled them into speedutv.com. I played a vital role in the design and functionality of the site, including…

Everything you need to know about interchangeable parts for off-road race cars and beyond.

Another Informative episode with Robby Gordon as he shares how his Dakar Rally Experience shaped the development of the upcoming Speed UTV line of high-performance UTV’s. If you have an hour or so, the episode is very interesting from an engineering perspective, with Gordon highlighting events from the recently completed Dakar Rally with the Prodrive…

A billion spectators? The Dakar Rally and Its Global Reach!

I was on the coast in Southern Africa when I was introduced “as working for NASCAR.” As I began to explain, “No, not for NAS..” the other party said, “You mean like Robby Gordon?” https://vimeo.com/80127337 They knew of NASCAR through the Dakar Rally. Years earlier Gordon had started infiltrating the global ranks, not for his…

How the Dakar Rally media has changed for the better

Watching this really well done Dakar highlights package reminded me of how far the media landscape has changed – especially amongst the current insurrection crisis. Back in 2006, the ASO did not allow the teams to ‘broadcast’ themselves. Every aspect of producing a video of the Dakar Rally back in those days was unheard of…

Three Weeks until the 2019 Dakar Rally [Timelapse]

In just three weeks, three race cars were built. Here’s the timelapse. https://vimeo.com/308149435 Doing time-lapses over extended periods of time can be challenging. One solution I’ve found is through old android phones using the ipwebcam app. If the phone has connectivity you can upload images as they are taken to a dropbox. It’s worthwhile to…