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Nic Grandlund

TESTING THE YAMAHA XZ1

-- Inside Nic Grandlund;s single-seater race build -- The Yamaha YXZ1000R has been very successful in short-course UTV racing with CJ Reeves, Corry Weller and others winning national championships in the manual-transmission triples. Nic Granlund has been racing YXZs in WORCS Pro Stock 1000 and Turbo classes for years, and we featured his Packard-supercharged YXZ in the November 2017 issue. He has won WORCS races and the 2017 UTV World Finals and BiTD UTV Winter Nationals in his 2016 LSR STV Motorsports GBC/DWT YXZ1000Rs.…

WORCS Round 10 round up!

It was off to the races this weekend at Glen Helen Raceway for round 10 of 11 in the 2017 West Coast WORCS racing series. The weather was hot, the air was humid and the racing was intense! The UTV racers geared up for the SXS Pro Stock class race on Saturday afternoon and the SxS Pro on Sunday morning. The course was fast paced with two motocross track sections, rocky and whoop filled sand washes, hill climbs, a Lucas Oil truck track section and above all, massive braking bumps. It was a grueling hour long race with each lap…