Update as of 4/7/2015:
BLACKFOOT, ID APRIL 4, 2015: In an unfortunate incident at the W.E. Rock Events / Dirt Riot today at AreaBFE in Moab, UT, a spectator was tragically struck by a racecar. The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office has declared it an accident. The spectator was within the closed off boundaries of the racecourse taking a “selfie” photo.
There were many first responders on the scene within seconds of the accident. The effort by all the first responders from onsite EMT, the W.E. Rock Events / Dirt Riot family and the crowd gave everything until the county personnel arrived to take the scene.
The spectators family is currently being notified and we wish to keep them all in your thoughts.
The driver, co-driver and family are challenged with this accident and we ask that you keep them in your thoughts.
Earlier day results, pictures and stories of the day will be posted at http://www.werocklive.com/2015/dirt-riot-mountain-round-1-moab-ut-2
Past Event Coverage: http://www.werocklive.com
Event Sponsors: Maxxis Tires, Artec Industries, Trail Gear, Branik Motorsports, Crown Automotive, Superchips, Dirt Skins, Fox Racing Shox, MetalCloak, PSC Motorsports, Currie Enterprises, Tom Woods Custom Driveshafts, JM Rigging Supply, Axel Off Road Gear & Apparel, PCI Race Radios, Advance Adapters, Pac Racing Springs, Revolution Gear, Sparks Pro Racing, The SickLine.com, Race Team Store
About W.E.ROCK Events, LLC.
W.E.ROCK Events, LLC. A Placerville, CA based company, sanctions, promotes, and hosts specialty off road events, including the W.E.ROCK Rockcrawling US Pro-National series, Dirt Riot Endurance Racing Series and 13 international and sub-sanctions. Attracting thousands of spectators to each event, W.E.ROCK reaches a broad demographic of off-road enthusiasts and casual motorsports fans. The sport of rockcrawling has grown by giant leaps in the last decade and is now host to over 300 registered national-level competition teams. Major competition supporters and partners include Red Bull Energy Drink, Monster Energy, NOS Energy Drink, Home Depot, MAXXIS Tires, Cooper Tires, and Crown Royal. With the off road industry exceeding 4 billion in sales annually, the sport of rockcrawling leads the way in print media and advertising for the sport’s 12 major publications. For more information, visit www.werocklive.com