Who Claimed the Title Of the King?

A Family Affair It isn’t uncommon to find families enjoying weekends in the desert with their UTVs, and King of the Hammers (KOH) is no exception. Just as the recreational market for these machines has exploded, so has UTV racing. Now the largest class during the week-long series of races, multiple generations of the Guthrie, Greaves, Campbell, Gomez, and Currie families showed up to battle it out in the Can-Am UTV King of the Hammers presented by HCR. UTVs have become markedly more capable each year, and their drivers have…

2018 Dakar Rally UTV Results

Can-Am, Polaris, and Yamaha were all in the top six finishers of the 40th Dakar Rally. The South Racing Can-Am team won the SxS-class. South Racing also took sixth overall. The XtremePlus Polaris factory team placed in second, third, and fourth behind South Racing. Also in the top was team C.A.T. Racing with the first Yamaha finish.

Polaris Names Pinedale, WY as RANGER Country USA

This past fall, Polaris rolled its one-millionth RANGER utility side-by- side vehicle off the assembly line at its manufacturing facility in its Huntsville, Alabama. To commemorate this significant milestone, Polaris began a search for “RANGER Country USA” with country music star Jake Owen. The national campaign asked consumers to visit rangercountryusa.com and vote for the town they believed was most-deserving.

Where to Ride: Bear River Lodge

A snowy winter wonderland is a perfect place to take your UTV if your perpetual desire for adventure knows no seasons. While snowmobiles are epic, some riders prefer the safety of a cage and seatbelt along with the comfort of a fully enclosed cab option of a UTV. Throw on a set of trax and you have the ultimate set up, though they aren't usually necessary. If you’re on the hunt for an epic snowscape to shred this season, then check out the Bear River Lodge. Located in Christmas Meadows, Utah, the Bear River…

2018 BITD Champs!

The Best in the Desert (BiTD) seven-race series wrapped up at Nevada’s Silver State 250 with Brandon Schueler winning the Turbo UTV class and Jonathan McVay winning the 1900 class, both driving Polaris models. In final points, Phil Blurton won the Turbo title in his No Limit Can-Am Maverick X3 with co-pilot Beau Judge. Polaris driver Russell Griffin and the KeysCrete/DFR Racing team won the BiTD 1900-Class UTV championship by two points, and he won three rounds and was second at the Silver State 250. Tony Riggs won the…

POLARIS PARTNERS WITH VORE ADRENALINE COMPLEX

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=55&v=MsLr6PcL7jI VORE Adrenaline Complex in Las Vegas has partnered with Polaris to add UTV's to their high strung experience packages. Drivers can choose from three UTV packages behind the wheel of a Polaris RzR XP1000 or XP1000 Turbo. If you don't have the confidence to get behind the wheel, you can opt to get your pulse racing from the passenger seat. Located just 25 minutes from the strip, you can hit the dirt with professional off-road guides. The VORE team has…

Yamaha’s 2017 Wall of Champions

Yamaha held its 2017 Wall Of Champions induction ceremony at its Kennesaw, Georgia, factory. The bLU cRU has certainly been making a name for themselves in the world of UTV racing with help from some very talented drivers. Of the 10 2017 championships Yamaha Racing celebrates, four were UTV titles and one was Walker Fowler's GNCC XC1 ATV Pro championship.

1 MILLION RANGERS AND COUNTING

WHICH TOWN WILL BE NAMED RANGER COUNTRY USA? Polaris Inc. is a global powersports leader that has been fueling the passion of riders, workers and outdoor enthusiasts for more than 60 years. This fall, Polaris ® rolled its one-millionth RANGER ® utility side-by- side vehicle off the assembly line in its Huntsville, AL manufacturing facility.  To say thank you, the company is shining a light on the values, work ethic and lifestyle found in rural America with a campaign that will ultimately recognize one community as “Ranger…

RECALL: ASSAULT INDUSTRIES KIDDE EXTINGUISHER

IMPORTANT RECALL INFO Name of product: Kidde fire extinguishers with plastic handles Hazard: The fire extinguishers can become clogged or require excessive force to discharge and can fail to activate during a fire emergency. In addition, the nozzle can detach with enough force to pose an impact hazard. Description: This recall involves two styles of Kidde fire extinguishers: plastic handle fire extinguishers and push-button Pindicator fire extinguishers. Plastic handle fire extinguishers: The recall involves 134 models…

CHAPARRAL MOTORSPORTS RELEASES NEW TIRE LINE

Chaparral Motorsports Brings Performance and Budget to the ATV/UTV Market with its Ocelot Tire Line With ATV and UTV season in full swing, Chaparral Motorsports is proud to offer offroad enthusiasts its line of Ocelot tires that deliver quality and performance at an extremely affordable price. Sporting most of the sizes that ATV and UTV fans need and with an array of tread patterns, the Ocelot range of tires has something for everyone. As one of the largest ATV and UTV tire dealers in the country, Chaparral knows…

RELEASE OF THE MAVERICK MUDDER

MUD HAS NOWHERE TO HIDE Reinforcing its expert position in the mud segment of the off-road industry, Can-Am launches its all-new awe-inspiring 72-in. (182.9 cm) Can-Am Maverick X3 X mr Turbo R and 64-in. (162.5 cm) Maverick X3 X mr Turbo side-by- side vehicles. The amplified Maverick X3 family juggernauts arrive from the factory with a purpose-built, mud-ready design that will easily stimulate enthusiasts, from racers to recreational riders, to seek out the nastiest of mud holes and slickest trails. The 172hp…

WIN A HIGH PERFORMANCE GEAR PACK FROM TEXTRON OFF ROAD!

Textron Off Road has unleashed Havoc! This new side-by-side features a class-leading suspension system, King Shocks, 100 horsepower and 2,000 pounds of towing capacity. Learn more about Havoc and enter to win a high-performance off-road gear pack worth more than $700! Entry deadline is November 30.

New CAT Brand UTV!

BUILT CAT TOUGH. Caterpillar introduces its first-ever Cat® utility vehicles – the gasoline-powered Cat CUV82 and diesel-powered CUV102D. Beginning with a clean design sheet, Caterpillar gathered extensive customer and dealer input to build a UTV that delivers the unrivaled combination of durability, comfort and maintenance simplicity. Rigorous vehicle testing ensures both utility vehicles meet the superior quality and reliability customers expect from Caterpillar. The CUV82 and CUV102D feature a rugged steel cargo…

Can-Am Anticipating Growth

BRP OPENS A HEADQUARTERS FOR ITS NORTH AMERICAN MARKET IN TEXAS TO FUEL ITS GROWTH In order to fuel its growth, global powersports leader BRP (TSX:DOO) will establish a headquarters for its North American market in Plano, in the Dallas, Texas area, early next year. “We are transforming our business model to get closer and better connected to our largest market,” says Sandy Scullion, BRP’s senior vice-president and general manager, Global Retail and Services. “BRP and its brands are performing very well in the market right…

STOCK CARS AND SIDE-BY-SIDES

CanAm has renewed their sponsorship with NASCAR! The CanAm 500 was held this weekend in Pheonix, AZ. The BRP brand was not only the host of the race but also the sponsor for Matt DiBenedetto of the GoFAS racing team. The #32 racer was born in California and grew up off roading. He gained an interest in NASCARat a young age and won 5 kart racing championships by the time he was 12. Many NASCAR drivers get there start in kart racing where the BRP Rotax is a popular motor, giving racers a close connection to the brand…