Six Industry Legends Inducted into Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame

Six industry legends were inducted into the Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame (ORMHOF) in an annual Las Vegas ceremony. The inductees are all legends in off-road motorsports and come from different disciplines.

Inductee Lynn Chenowth pioneered tube frame off-road vehicle chassis. Twenty-five thousand of his vehicle chassis have been sold worldwide since the 1970s. Chenowth retired in 2017 and sold the company.

Hollywood stuntman Bobby Ferro is a championship winning off-road racer and has done a lot for the sport, including being an advocate for safety inside the car with window nets and straps.

Probably one of the most well-known modern names in off-road is Robby Gordon. Gordon has pretty much raced everything on the planet. Unfortunately Gordon was unable to attend the ceremony due to prior business commitments, but did appear in a video played for the attendees. Gordon announced this year he will begin building his own brand of side-by-sides.

Steve Morris pioneered the first Jeep club and was instrumental in keeping the Rubicon trails open. Morris passed away shortly after learning of his induction into the Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame.

David Higgins is the first rally driver to secure a spot in the Hall of Fame.

One of the most decorated drivers inducted is Frank Arciero, Jr. He has racked up hundreds of wins and championships over his long off-road career.

Overall the event was another fun night for the off-road community. The ceremony also featured a silent auction. The evening is always a great opportunity to network with the biggest names in off-road motorsports. A $100,000 check was presented to the Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame by the Hall family. It was the late Rod Hall who helped start ORMHOF.

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