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REVIVING A 2010 POLARIS RZR 4 800

REVIVING A 2010 POLARIS RZR 4 800 It has now been over a decade since Robby Gordon chopped and stretched one of the original Polaris RZR 800s and turned it into a pit cart for getting around at the NASCAR racetracks where he was competing. Polaris immediately put the concept into production and started a […]

KYLE CHANEY’S KOE CHAMPIONSHIP X3

KYLE CHANEY’S KOE CHAMPIONSHIP X3 Can-Am factory athlete Kyle Chaney won the 2021 King of the Elements Pro Mod championship in his CT Race Worx (CTR) Maverick X3 X rs Turbo RR, winning two of the three rounds. He has also won the 2017 TORC Pro Mod UTV title and the 2019 Lucas Oil Midwest Short-Course […]

XTC POWER PRODUCTS HONDA TALON

For West Coast guys, the four-seat Honda Talon got a bad rap initially. For some reason, Honda did not make the four-seater with a wide stance like the two-seat Talon 1000R. We’ve heard it has something to do with the turning radius being too wide. We do agree that the 1000R has a super-wide turning […]

ASSAULT ARMY POLARIS TURBO-S

ASSAULT ARMY POLARIS TURBO-S Assault Industries is not only building a brand, they are building an army. Search #AssaultArmy and you will see lots of people looking good, enjoying the lifestyle and representing the brand. Everyone from guys with a set of mirrors or radius rods all the way up to customers that give Assault […]

SUPERATV KOH CAN-AM X3

SUPERATV KOH CAN-AM X3 King of the Hammers is not only the biggest rock race in the country, it’s one of the biggest UTV races. People from all over the country head west and spend about a week in the desert surrounding the Johnson Valley of Southern California to get in on the action. KOH […]

FOUR SEAT YAMAHA YXZ1000R-4!

FOUR SEAT YAMAHA YXZ1000R-4! Yamaha’s pure-sport YXZ1000R has racked up multiple racing championships since its 2016 introduction, including both the Pro Mod and Pro Stock in 2020 and Off-Road short-course in 2021. The manual-clutch five-speed is the most driver-connected UTV, but it’s the least effective at rock crawling and low-speed exploration. Having raced rock crawlers […]

ASSAULT IND. HONDA TALON HCR-3 BUILD

For the May 2022 issue of UTV Action Magazine ( www.utvactionmag.com ) we are taking a Honda Talon 1000x 4  and building the the best adventure machine for all three occupants. Yes, we removed one rear seat, moved the remaining one to the center. Next we added a custom Assault Industries cage on top and HCR […]

BRADEN CHIARAMONTE’S CSD/HRP/CMI RS1

BRADEN CHIARAMONTE’S CSD/HRP/CMI RS1 At the opening rounds of the Great American Short-Course (GAS) series, Braden Chiaramonte qualified second behind Dallas Nord but was taken out of Saturday’s Production 1000 main. He rebounded with a vengeance on Sunday, taking the top qualifier time and winning the main by less than a second over Nord. Braden […]

KAINAN BAKER’S RZR RS1s

KAINAN BAKER’S RZR RS1s Kainan Baker is the teenage sensation in Texas Outlaw and MidAmerica Outdoors UTV Race Series Pro NA 1000 and Pro Turbo classes. He progressed rapidly in the 2020 Texas series and won a Pro NA 1000 round and got two more podiums in the last three rounds. With new, radical RS1s, […]

POLARIS RZR RS1 TURBO

POLARIS RZR RS1 TURBO Packard Performance specializes in turbocharging and supercharging UTVs, and we have reported on Nic Granlund’s YXZ1000 Turbo in the November 2017 issue and his single-seat XZ1 in August 2019. We also reported on Packard Performance’s YXZ1000 turbo kit (up to 550 horsepower!) in August of 2018 when we met Jace and […]

MILLER BROTHERS’ X3S

MILLER BROTHERS’ X3S Hunter and Cody Miller have dominated the 2021 $200,000 Texas UTV Race Series at TexPlex Park, with Cody winning three Pro Turbo rounds and Hunter winning the other two runs thus far. So, Cody leads Hunter in series points—117-104—at the halfway point of 2021. This is a reversal of 2020, with Hunter […]

JASON WELLER’S SR1 1000

JASON WELLER’S SR1 1000 Jason Weller left GM and started Weller Racing in 2006, and his quad racing and STEM backgrounds led him to specialize in building race engines for ATVs and later UTVs. By 2008, Weller Racing was making waves in CORR, with wife Corry at the wheel of WR Rhinos. That led Jason, […]

CHANCE HAUGEN’S RZR PRO XP

CHANCE HAUGEN’S RZR PRO XP Multi-time short-course winner and champion Chance Haugen has a new ride for the 2021 Great American Short-Course (GAS) series—a Polaris RZR Turbo Pro XP. The #718 Pro XP won both GAS Pro Production Turbo mains over the series’ opening weekend, and Chance was also the top qualifier at round two. […]

ASSAULT INDUSTRIES’ POLARIS RZR TURBO S

ASSAULT INDUSTRIES’ POLARIS RZR TURBO S   The team at Assault Industries are true UTV enthusiasts who do a lot of driving—for fun and product development. Along the way, they find out where popular machines need improving. When a machine’s rough edges are exposed, Assault works on ways to increase comfort, convenience or reliability. Assault Industries’ […]

MLS POWERSPORTS ARCTIC CAT WILDCAT TRAIL

The more you enjoy riding, the more you use your UTV, and those hours of fun can take a toll. Glen Kehr put more than 6000 hard miles on his 2016 Arctic Cat Wildcat Trail and never had a problem with it, but in his own words, it was getting beaten up. He entered MLS […]

SECTOR SEVEN POLARIS RZR PRO XP

SECTOR SEVEN POLARIS RZR PRO XP Sector Seven may be a new name in the UTV game, but the company is no stranger to building innovative powersports products. Their parent company, Pro Moto Billet, has been making billet cargo racks, kickstands and footpegs for dirt bikes for decades now. Furthermore, a company they acquired in […]