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CALIFORNIA’S THE DIRT SERIES AND UTV REGIONALS

The Dirt Series returns in 2021 with a six-round UTV motocross series, three-round SxS Regional series, and the 53rd running of the iconic Lake Elsinore Gran Prix, which was featured heavily in the 1971 hit movie “On Any Sunday.” There may also be one or two events (Winterfest in December) added to the race schedule […]

DAKAR PHOTO GALLERY

Today the rally resumes after a break at the halfway. Two Americans drivers Seth Quintero (Red Bull OT3) and Austin Jones (Can-Am X3)  are sitting 2nd and 3rd respectively. Another Can-Am X3 driver Aron Domzala leads the light weight vehicles overall by only 40 seconds over Seth. Enjoy this Dakar photo gallery from week one. […]

ARIZONA GRAND PRIX SERIES STARTS JANUARY 16-17 2021

Arizona Off-road Promotions (AZOP) announces its 9-round UTV/ATV 2021 race season, of which 8 count towards series championships. The 10th-anniversary AZOP GP season starts January 16-17 at Blythe, California’s, Shorty’s Sports Park, and registration is now open. Online registration ends January 13th, and AZOP has added a new Youth 570/1000cc UTV Restrictor Plate class. Since […]

POLARIS RZR XP 4 1000

POLARIS RZR XP 4 1000 When we get a Polaris, Can-Am or Arctic Cat UTV to test from the manufacturer, it’s a brand-new machine off of the assembly line and prepped by a local dealer. We then put as many miles on the machine as we can in the time allotted before having to return […]

VORRA 2021 SHORT-COURSE AND DESERT UTV SERIES

The Valley Off-Road Racing Association (VORRA) announces its 2021 X-Treme Short-Course and Desert Open Racing series. The Short-Course series will have nine rounds over five weekends of racing starting March 19th at Glen Helen Raceway with other stops in Quincy, California, Reno’s Wild West Motorsports Park and Prairie City OHV Park in Sacramento. The Desert […]

Red Bull/RZR stars race up Chocolate Thunder 

What happens when two SXS racing champions and a world renown drone pilot are dropped in the middle of Johnson Valley to take on the iconic King of the Hammers desert? Two Vehicles, One Shot! Johnny FPV, master of aerial POV footage, pushes the speed of flight to capture Seth Quintero and Mitch Guthrie Jr. […]

UTV OFFROAD ADVENTURES ANNOUNCES 2021 FESTIVALS

Arizona, the Grand Canyon State, has unique and beautiful scenery with high-country pine forests in the north and several species of cacti and awesome scenic vistas at lower elevations. Arizona also has a huge population of off-roaders and recently completed the La Paz, or Arizona Peace Trail. Tens of thousands of “snow birds” winter in […]

YAMAHA RACERS WIN BIG

Yamaha Racers Win Big!  In 2020, Yamaha payed out hefty prize money for a few big series’ champions. Most notably, CJ Greaves collected $25,000 for winning both the Pro Stock and Pro Modified titles in the Championship Off Road Series. In the second-annual SXS Sports “King of the Elements” three race series, featuring closed-course tracks […]

CHAMPIONSHIP OFF-ROAD TOUR 2021 UTV SERIES

Champ Off-Road also stepped up in 2020 and put on a great 10-round short-course series, and CJ Greaves won both the Pro Mod and Pro Stock UTV championships (also winning $25,000 from Yamaha’s bLU cRU contingency program), while other winners include Kyle Chaney, Rodney VanEperen, Andrew Carlson, and Kyle LeDuc. Champ Off-Road expands the 2021 […]

KING OF THE ELEMENTS 2021 UTV SERIES

Created in 2019 by Johnny and CJ Greaves, Monster Energy and SxS Sports, the $150,000 UTV Series tested racers’ skills and speed on ice, supermoto and short-course tracks. Now called the King of the Elements, the 2020 UTV Series crowned Scottie Lawrence (C-A) Pro Mod champion and Rod VanEperen (Yam) Pro Stock champion, with both […]

ROCK PIRATES: PREMIER POLARIS OUTFITTER

ROCK PIRATES: PREMIER POLARIS OUTFITTER As the country reopens after the COVID-19 lockdown, Polaris Adventures assures the riding public that it’s ready to “Keep on Adventuring.” To support the reopening of local businesses and provide a helpful guide to restaurants, lodging and activities nearby, Polaris Adventures has created an online listing of things to do […]

$85,000 UTV Vs. CLASS 10 RACE AT KOH 

 The 2021 King Of The Hammers schedule was announced recently and a new $85,000 UTV Vs. Class 10 desert race has been added to the opening weekend known as “2021 Toyo Tires Desert Challenge, presented by Monster Energy” in Johnson Valley Jan 29-31.  This desert race will pit Class 10 buggies head to head with the […]

ADELANTO GRAND PRIX 2021

One of the most Iconic Grand Prix races on the west coast is adding a UTV class for 2021. The Adelanto Grand Prix in the deserts north of Los Angeles and San Bernardino will start off the racing season with a complete off road festival taking place at Adelanto Stadium. Sing up HERE.

YAMAHA GIVES MORE MONEY TO RIDE AREAS

For more than 10 years now, Yamaha has been issuing quarterly grants to non-profit organizations supporting the program’s mission. Yamaha has funded more than $250,000 in grants this year, and over the life of the program, Yamaha has contributed more than $4.5 million in aid to more than 380 projects across the nation. Yamaha’s OAI-supported efforts work to improve access to […]