TOP 10 2024 UTV RACING SERIES

MOST COMPETITIVE AND LUCRATIVE SXS RACES

UTV racing is getting more competitive, lucrative, and bigger all the
time, and there are several short-course and long-course or desert series to
choose from for 2024. As each series competes for participants, purse
payouts get larger, and manufacturers support them via race support,
sponsorships, and contingencies. At this rate of growth, series purses will
soon top a million dollars!

All of these series except Red Bull Scrambles got contingency support from
Honda for Talon racers in 2023 with Honda kicking in $500,000. Last year,
Kawasaki supported KRX 1000 racers with contingencies for BiTD, DP4,
KOH, Legacy, SCORE, Ultra4, VORRA, and WORCS. Yamaha awarded
YXZ1000R and RMAX racers for wins and titles in Champ, GAS, BiTD,
WORCS, and KOH (which we didn’t include because it was in early
February). Each series is working out the details for 2024 in this off-season
and haven’t announced full details at press time.

TOP 2024 UTV-RACING SERIES

CHAMP OFF-ROAD 2024 UTV RACING SERIES
The granddaddy of off-road short-course racing, Champ or CORT (formerly SODA then
CORR and TORC) is the oldest surviving short-course series that boasts iconic venues like
Crandon International, ERX Park, and Dirt City. The Championship Off-Road Tour
released its 2024 short-course SxS, truck, buggy, and kart racing series
schedule kicking off on May 18th at Dirt City Motorplex in Lena, Wisconsin.
Crandon International hosts four rounds total in June and late August, and
Champ will visit a new venue in Deadwood, South Dakota to cap off the 16-
race season. SxS classes are Youth 200, 570, Sportsman, Pro-Am, Pro
Stock and Pro Turbo, and several manufacturers pay contingencies for wins
and titles. New for 2024, Champ will be aired on Fox Sports; we hope that
Fox’s drone pilots are as good as Champ’s 2023 pilots! Kyle Chaney is
defending Turbo champ, and CJ Greaves is defending Pro Stock champ.

 

CHAMP OFF-ROAD 2024 UTV RACE SERIES
1-2. May 18-19…Dirt City Motorplex/Lena, WI
3-4. June 8-9…Antigo Lions Raceway/Antigo, WI
5-6. June 22-23…Crandon International/Crandon, WI
7-8. July 12-13…ERX Off-road National/ Elk River, MN
9-10. July 27-28…Dirt City Motorplex/Lena, WI
11-12. Aug. 10-11…Bark River Raceway/Bark River, MI

13-14. Aug 30-31…Polaris World Shootout/Crandon, WI
15-16. Sept. 28-29…Black Hills Shootout/Deadwood, SD
Contact…www.champoffroad.com

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BEST IN THE DESERT RACE SERIES
Best in the Desert is the USA’s premiere desert racing series, and it’s
supported by the major UTV manufacturers and aftermarket with
contingencies and sponsorships. It also enjoys television coverage on
ESPN’s Red Bull Signature Series and World of X-Games. For 2024, BiTD
has four rounds with one in California and three in Nevada. After a summer
break, the iconic and infamous Vegas-to-Reno takes place in mid-August
and is America’s longest and toughest race. The series ends in mid-October
with the Laughlin Desert Classic. Besides motorcycle, truck, buggy, and car
classes, there are Quad and Three-Wheeler Pro and Expert classes. SxS
classes are Turbo Pro, NA 1000 Pro, Trophy Unlimited, Super Stock Turbo,
and Sportsman. BiTD historically has hosted the UTV Legends
championship in the past with Youth 200, 570, and 1000 short-course racing,
but not in 2024.

BEST IN THE DESERT 2024 RACE SERIES
1. Feb. 14-18…Golden State 250/California City, CA
2. Apr. 26-28…Silver State 300/Alamo, NV
3. Aug. 14-17…Vegas-to-Reno/Las Vegas, NV
4. Oct. 17-20…Desert Classic/Laughlin, NV
Contact…www.bitd.com, (702) 457-5775

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SCORE INTERNATIONAL BAJA SERIES
Score International is North America’s premiere and oldest desert-racing
series, dating back to 1969. All four rounds take place on Mexico’s Baja
Peninsula, beginning with the 37th San Felipe 250 in late March and ending
with the grandaddy of desert racing, the 57th Baja 1000 in mid-November. Like
BiTD, there are classes for motorcycles, trucks, buggies, cars, ATVs, and
UTVs. SxS classes include Forced-Induction Pro, NA 1000 Pro, Pro Open, and
Pro Stock. The Score series gets great television coverage on ESPN’s World of
X-Games and enjoys support from the major UTV manufacturers and
aftermarket via contingencies and sponsorships.

SCORE INTERNATIONAL 2024 SERIES
1. Mar. 20-24…San Felipe (250), Baja, MX
2. May 29-June 2…Ensenada (500), Baja MX
3. Sept. 11-15…Ensenada (400), Baja, MX

4. Nov. 12-17…Ensenada (1000), Baja, MX
Contact…www.score-international.com

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WORLD OFF-ROAD CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES
WORCS is a long-running short-course desert racing series for ATVs,
UTVs, and dirt bikes, and it also gets heavy industry support via
manufacturer and aftermarket contingencies and sponsorships. For the past
several years, the series has been split for ATVs, bikes, and UTVs, but now
all race together over three days of practice and racing. There are 15 UTV
classes from Youth 170, 570, and 1000 to Pro Turbo and Pro NA 1000s.
ATVs and bikes get nine 2024 rounds, while UTV championships will be
decided by six rounds of racing for points in California, Utah, and Nevada.
The UTV World Championships end the series at Buffalo Bill’s Casino at
Stateline on November 1st-3rd.

WORCS 2024 SCHEDULE
1. Jan. 5-7…ATV/MC/SxS/Taft, CA
2. Jan. 26-28…ATV/MC/SxS/Devore, CA
3. Feb.23-25…ATV/MC/Marysville, CA
4. March 15-17…ATV/MC/Lake Havasu City, AZ
5. Apr. 12-14…ATV/MC/Blythe, CA
6. May 17-19…ATV/MC/SxS/Cedar City, UT
7. Sept. 6-8…ATV/MC/SxS/Devore, CA
8. Oct. 4-6…ATV/MC/SxS/Mesquite, NV
9. Nov. 1-3…ATV/MC/SxS/Primm, NV
Contact…www.worcsracing.com

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UNLIMITED OFF-ROAD RACING TRIPLE CROWN
The Mint 400 has held the title of the toughest and most spectacular
off-road race in America since 1968, and it’s chronicled in Hunter S.
Thompson’s book (and movie) “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.” Now the
Mint 400 is one leg of the Unlimited Off-Road Racing’s triple crown with bike,

buggy, car, truck, Ultra4, ATV, and UTV classes. Classes for UTVs are PR-
100, Pro Big Engine, PR-100 Production, Pro Turbo, Pro NA 1000, Pro

Unlimited, Pro Super Stock Turbo, Pro Super Stock NA, Rally Modified,
Stock, Sportsman, Youth 1000, Youth 570, Youth 250, Youth 170, and Youth
170 Production. They even have military vehicle classes. For the last two
years, the UTV World Championships have been part of the California 300,
but Youth short-course will be part of all three rounds for 2024.

 

UNLIMITED OFF-ROAD RACING TRIPLE CROWN
1. Jan. 10-14…Parker 400/Parker, AZ
2. Mar. 6-10…Mint 400/Las Vegas, NV
3. Oct. 6-10…California 300/Barstow, CA
Contact…www.unlimitedoffroadracing.com

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RED BULL 2024 SXS SCRAMBLES SERIES
Red Bull UTV racing started out as a single Stone Scramble event at
Tennessee’s Brimstone Recreation, and it has grown ever since and
expanded to nine rounds for 2023. Red Bull has tentatively posted five
rounds for 2024 starting with the Sand Scramble at Glamis, California, in
March. Dirt Wheels reported on the Ranch and Beach Scrambles in July and
August 2023 issues, and there are Pro and Sportsman classes. Mia
Chapman is the defending Pro Scrambles series champion, and Grayden
Bloxham is Sportsman champion.

TENTATIVE RED BULL 2024 SXS SCRAMBLES SERIES
1. Mar. 9…Sand Scrambles/Glamis, CA
2. Mar. TBA…Ranch Scramble/Decatur, TX
3. May TBA…Beach Scramble/Wildwood, NJ
4. June TBA…Solstice Scramble/TBA, AK
5. Oct. TBA…Farm Scramble/TBA, TBA
Contact…wwwredbull.com

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MIDAMERICA OUTDOORS 2024 $750,000 UTV RACE SERIES
America’s most lucrative UTV racing series, the MidAmerica Outdoors
crew upped the Pro purse to $750,000 for 2024’s five-round short-course
series. Each round will have a $100,000 payout, and series champions will split
$250,000. MAO is a premiere facility with a Pro Shop, restaurants, RZR rentals,
cabins, swimming pool and tubing course, pit-bike and RC tracks, sound
stages, sand drags, a VIP area, food trucks, pubs, RV hookups, and primitive
camping in Jay, Oklahoma. The course is laid out in a big valley with lots of hills
and jumps, and the MAO crew are constantly adding features and cabins.
They’re also building a second short-course track and drag strip. Cody Miller is
defending Pro Turbo champion, and Owen VanEpren is Pro NA 1000 champion.

MIDAMERICA OUTDOORS 2024 $750,000 UTV RACE SERIES
1. May 24-27…Jay, OK
2. June 12-15…Visions Off-road/Jay, OK
3. July 19-21…Jay, OK

4. Aug. 16-18…Jay, OK
5. Oct. 4-6…Jay, OK
Contact…www.midameriaoutdoors.com

TOP 2024 UTV-RACING SERIES
GREAT AMERICAN SHORT-COURSE
Formerly Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series (LOORRS), Great America
Short-course (GAS) is a west-coast series with Champ-style truck, buggy, UTV,
and trophy kart classes. SxS classes include Production 1000, Production
Turbo, Weller Racing SR1, Youth 1000, and RZR 170 classes. GAS kicks off its

2024 season with two rounds at Wild Horse Pass in Chandler, Arizona, in mid-
March, and the final eight rounds will all be in southern California.

 

GREAT AMERICAN SHORT-COURSE 2024 SERIES
1-2. Mar. 16-17…Chandler, AZ
3-4. May 18-19…Devore, CA
5-6. June 8-9…Victorville, CA*
7-8. Oct. 5-6…Devore, CA
9-10. Nov. 2-3…Victorville, CA
* Night race
Contact…www.greatamericanshortcourse.com

TOP 2024 UTV-RACING SERIES
DP4 DESERT SXS RACING SERIES
Desert Productions 4 is a UTV-only desert-racing series, and there are
five classes and five rounds for 2024. The format is based on bike desert
scrambles races that have been going on for 50 years, with loops of 20 to 50
miles. Classes are Pro Turbo (1000cc max), Pro NA 1000, Production 1000
Turbo, Production 1000, and Stock 1000 for UTV racers 16 years old and up.
The first four rounds are single-day races of varying length, and the fifth round
is the three-day Cali Rally. Ethan Bloom won two 2023 rounds, and Dakar
champion Ricky Brabec won the final day of the Cali Rally. Nevada’s Legacy
and VORR also receive a lot of manufacturer and aftermarket support, but
VORR hasn’t announced 2024 dates, and Legacy has a tentative schedule at
press time.

DP4 2024 DESERT SXS RACE SERIES
1. Jan. 20…Ridgecrest, CA
2. Mar. 23…Johnson Valley, CA
3. May 18…Barstow, CA*
4. Aug. 24…Ridgecrest, CA*
5. Nov. 1-3…Cali Rally/Johnson Valley, CA
* Night race
Contact…dp4racingt.com

TEXAS OUTLAW $100,000 2024 SERIES
Starting out as the Texplex UTV Race Series in 2020, the seven-round
Texas Outlaw Series will have a brand-new facility in Bowie, Texas, for 2024.
Pro purse will be $100,000 split between Pro Outlaw/Turbo and Pro NA
1000, and there will be Youth 170 Stock, 170 Limited (5-12), 250 Mod, Youth
NA 1000, 1000cc Turbo, NA 1000, Vet 40+, Women’s, and 570-800cc
classes. Entries are $90 for youth classes, $125 for amateur classes, and
$275 for pro classes per round. Spectator day passes are $20 and weekend
passes are $35, and children under 10 and seniors over 65 are free. Cody
and Hunter Miller are perennial favorites and have dominated the Pro Turbo
class since Cody Martin won the first Texplex Turbo title. Texas Outlaw also
puts on the Outlaw 12-Hour the first weekend in December with a $50,000
payout.

 

TEXAS OUTLAW $100,000 2024 SERIES
1. Mar. 2…Bowie, TX
2. Apr. 6…Bowie, TX
3. May 4…Bowie, TX
4. June 8…Bowie, TX
5. Sept. 7…Bowie, TX
6. Sept. 28…Bowie, TX
7. Oct. 19…Bowie, TX
Contact…www.outlawseries.com

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