Rockford Fosgate to Serve as Supporting Sponsor of Inaugural California 300

Rockford Fosgate® will serve as a supporting sponsor of the inaugural California 300, event officials announced today. The brand, a longtime partner of Martelli Brothers events at the Mint 400 and UTV World Championship, will carry on its support of their newest race, which will see the world’s top off-road racers head to Barstow, California on October 12-16. Look for the Rockford Fosgate® Polaris General cruising the spectating areas during the California 300 handing out free merchandise!


“Over the years, we’ve had a terrific relationship with Rockford Fosgate® at the Mint 400 and UTV World Championship, and we’re looking forward to bringing that relationship to the California 300 as well,” said California 300 CEO Matt Martelli. “Just like there’s no substitute for an event like the California 300, there’s no substitute for Rockford Fosgate® audio products, no matter the application. When you’re looking for a quality, American-made product to take your sound to the next level, there’s no other choice!”


For over 40 years Rockford Fosgate has made lifestyle audio products that deliver the ultimate experience in cars, boats, and recreational vehicles. Rockford continues to be a leader in the audio industry by designing and engineering purpose built products to connect enthusiasts to their music and machine. Creating components that deliver high performance sound for the most demanding individuals and environments is what drives Rockford to continually elevate the listening experience.

Rockford Fosgate® Where Music Meets Technology. For more information on Rockford Fosgate, visit www.rockfordfosgate.com.

Details regarding sponsorship packages and exhibitor vending for the inaugural California 300 are currently available at TheCalifornia300.com. Race registration is currently available through OffRoadRacer.com. Spectator tickets, camping information, and parking passes will all be released over the coming months.

About The California 300

The California 300 is a new world-class off-road desert race built to showcase the best off-road racers in the world. The multi-day event launches October 12-16, 2022 in Barstow, CA and will feature a desert cleanup, multiple days of prerunning, a public poker run, an off-road festival, and two days of spectacular off-road racing on a fast, technical and punishing 75-mile race course. An estimated 25,000 off-road and recreational enthusiasts are expected to watch over 400 race teams in 40+ classes go door to door, while Mad Media produced livestream coverage is beamed to over 500,000 viewers worldwide. The California 300 is brought to you by the team that has rebuilt The Mint 400 into one of the most successful desert off-road races in history.

Chris Leone

A veteran of the motorsports industry (both physical and digital), Chris Leone contributes coverage of race events of all types to Off-Road Racer. Elsewhere, he is the marketing/communications manager at iRacing, media director of Jim Beaver's Down & Dirty Show, and a frequent contributor to UTV Underground.