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Rally On The Rocks

RIDING UTVs WITH JEREMY MCGRATH

RIDING UTVs WITH JEREMY MCGRATH Jeremy McGrath earned the nickname “Showtime” with 72 wins and seven championships (1993–1996, 1998–2000) in AMA 250cc Supercross, plus two 125cc Supercross Championships and the 1995 AMA Motocross 250cc Championship. Jeremy won the two 125cc titles on Team Peak Pro Circuit Hondas, but before that, the Pro Circuit squad was on Kawasaki KX125s, and Jeremy actually started his Pro career in Mickey Thompson Grand Prix Ultracross in 1989. After becoming the King of Supercross and finishing his…

RALLY ON THE ROCKS

RALLY ON THE ROCKS With COVID-19 forcing the cancellation of the 2020 Rally on the Rocks (ROTR), promoters rescheduled the 10th annual ROTR for May 11–15, 2021. Rally headquarters moved from the Old Spanish Trail Arena in Grand County south to the Moab Off-Road Compound in San Juan County due to a conflict with Grand County. As a result, there were no police escorts of guided rides through Moab to trailheads; all rides would start after trailering to trailheads. Kawasaki sponsored the ROTR and donated a Teryx KRX1000 to…

ENDANGERED ROCKS

ENDANGERED ROCKS For more than 12 years, May has been the month of the Moab Rally on the Rocks (ROTR), but the 2020 ROTR was canceled due to COVID-19. The 13th ROTR will be held May 11th through the 15th and could possibly be the last ROTR, at least in Moab, which is a shame, because the same red-rock formations that have made Moab a motorsports mecca for rock crawlers also attract tourists from all over the world to the Arches and Canyonlands National Parks. I hope we don't see endangered rocks stop the fun. I’ve been…

RALLY ON THE ROCKS UTV JAM

-- Awesome riding at Moab, Utah -- It took millions of years to form Utah’s sandstone formations that have been designated national parks—Arches, Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands, Capital Reef and Zion—and Utah is also rich in national forests, monuments and recreation areas. Tourists from around the world come to Utah to see the splendor of the red-rock formations, and the tiny tourist town of Moab in southeastern Utah is also a motion-picture and motorsports Mecca. Surrounded by Arches and Canyonlands National Parks, the…