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Events Calendar

Events from Around the Country ~ Please Submit your  competition, show, open house. UTV, ATV, 4×4 or any related offroad events. submit@utvweekly.com This Calendar is Compliments of Bower Motorsports Media.

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CAN-AM DS 450 PRO JOEL HETRICK SECOND AT MILLVILLE

CAN-AM DS 450 PRO JOEL HETRICK SECOND AT MILLVILLE

Travis Moore Wins NEATV-MX Pro and Pro-Am Classes in New Hampshire Valcourt, Québec, July 2, 2014 – Can-Am® DS 450™ racer Joel Hetrick earned second overall in the Pro class at round six of the 2014 Mtn. Dew ATV Motocross National Championship Series held near Millville, Minn. Can-Am Pros secured three top-five finishes in both the […]

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CAN-AM RENEGADE 4X4 PRO BRYAN BUCKHANNON WINS MORNING OVERALL AT SNOWSHOE GNCC

CAN-AM RENEGADE 4X4 PRO BRYAN BUCKHANNON WINS MORNING OVERALL AT SNOWSHOE GNCC

Can-Am 4×4 Pilots Win Four Classes In West Virginia “I think it’s fair to say that Bryan Buckhannon has found his groove with the Can-Am Renegade 800R, earning back-to-back wins and three victories in the last four rounds. His outstanding performance at a challenging Snowshoe GNCC, which pushed him into the 4×4 Pro class points […]

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Team ITP Wins 10 Classes at Snowshoe GNCC

Team ITP Wins 10 Classes at Snowshoe GNCC

Simmons Top 10 a.m. Amateur Finisher; Digby Second on Youth Podium Ontario, California, June 25, 2014 - Team ITP-sponsored ATV racers participated at round nine of the 2014 AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country, earning 10 wins and 13 podiums in all. Despite the early-morning fog, sticky mud and gnarly terrain at Snowshoe Mountain Resort in Snowshoe, W.Va., Dave Simmons […]

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Manufacturer News

Yamaha Opens Voting for “All-American ATV Racer” Contest

Yamaha Opens Voting for “All-American ATV Racer” Contest

Winner Receives New YFZ450R and Free Entry to the 2015 GNCC Season CYPRESS, Calif. – July 2, 2014 – Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., has opened voting for the top Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) Amateur or Pro-Am racer representing great All-American ATV Racing values in the industry-first “Yamaha All-American ATV Racer” contest: http://bit.ly/OlbdsT Just in time for the […]

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2015 Can-Am Off-Road Lineup

2015 Can-Am Off-Road Lineup

NEW MODELS OUTLANDER L 450 / OUTLANDER L 500 Utilizing a similar G2 SST frame introduced previously on the larger-bore Outlander models, the new Outlander L 450 and L 500 ATVs feature class- leading power and design, but are the most affordable and value-packed Can-Am 4×4 ATVs to date. Complete with an unprecedented five-year ex- tended […]

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Yamaha Announces New Tactical Black VIKING(tm) EPS 4×4

Yamaha Announces New Tactical Black VIKING(tm) EPS 4×4

Special Edition Viking Side-by-Side Vehicle gets Aggressive Appearance and Popular Accessories CYPRESS, Calif. – January 14, 2014 – Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., today introduced the latest version of the new Viking EPS Side-by-Side (SxS) vehicle, the Special Edition (SE) Tactical Black Viking.  Assembled in the U.S.A. and announced at the annual SHOT Show in Las Vegas, the […]

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Arctic Cat Introduces the 50-inch-wide, 60+ HP, Wildcat Trail

Arctic Cat Introduces the 50-inch-wide, 60+ HP, Wildcat Trail

Behold the Wildcat Trail. At 50 inches across, this narrower Wildcat widens your riding horizons. Any competitors? NOPE. The RZR® tries and fails – in power and in suspension travel. Plus it’s nowhere near as fun to ride.  Powered by a brand-new engine, the Arctic Cat designed inline twin pounds out 60-plus horsepower, beating the […]

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New Products

DragonFire: NEW Drive Belt & Axle Bag Kit’s

DragonFire: NEW Drive Belt & Axle Bag Kit’s

While Snap, Crackle, Pop! may remind you of a tasty treat, it has a different meaning for many of us at DragonFire. Instead of a breakfast cereal, it reminds us of long walks back to the truck after snapping a belt or breaking an axle out on the trail. After one too many of these […]

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PRP XP 1000 Door Bag w/ Knee Pad and Arm Rest

PRP XP 1000 Door Bag w/ Knee Pad and Arm Rest

PRP Seats introduces the NEW Door Bag with Knee Pad and Arm rest for PRP’s aftermarket doors. PRP’s Door Bag, Knee Pad and Arm Rest combo for PRP XP 1000 Doors features black carbon fiber vinyl for style and coated nylon sides and back for durability. Available as driver or passenger; carbon fiber black, red, or orange […]

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STI Introduces the HD5 Beadlock wheels

STI Introduces the HD5 Beadlock wheels

STI Tire & Wheel is happy to show the newest member of the HD Alloy family CORONA, Calif. (May 28, 2014) – With striking new style and beefed up beadlock hardware, the new HD5 Beadlock wheels from STI Tire & Wheel combine aggressive appeal with proven performance to fit the needs of today’s large-bore UTVs. The HD5 […]

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Radflo Suspension Technology Forms New Powersports Division

Radflo Suspension Technology Forms New Powersports Division

Fountain Valley, CA – May 2014: Radflo Suspension Technology is pleased to announce the launch of our newest division- Radflo Powersports – in response to a growing demand in the market. The first order of business for Radflo Powersports will be to increase the product offerings for the UTV segment. Radflo has experienced tremendous success […]

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Exclusives

Seat Time – 2014 Polaris RZR XP1000

Seat Time – 2014 Polaris RZR XP1000

I attended a Polaris press event a couple weeks back and while the new 2014 Polaris RZR XP1000 was not the event focus, they did have a couple machines on hand.  I’ve only been a media spectator to this latest offering from Polaris, so I jumped at the chance to at least get a short […]

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STI DRIVERS NAIL KING OF THE HAMMERS 2013

STI DRIVERS NAIL KING OF THE HAMMERS 2013

The King of the Hammers is, in a word, Unique (with a capital U). There are very few if any off-road races that require the use of a winch (even before getting stuck), the mutual cooperation of your competitors to help each other get around the course, or a finishing rate of just 11 percent. […]

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JT Taylor Takes 12th Checkered Flag at 2013 King of the Hammers

JT Taylor Takes 12th Checkered Flag at 2013 King of the Hammers

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO     FEBRUARY 11, 2013   With months of prep behind them, OG13 JT Taylor, co-driver Doug Nagy and crew headed out with the Torchmate #13 racer to the sand and rocks of Lucerne Valley, CA.  Pre-running the racecourse on Sunday and Monday, and then qualifying on Tuesday went well. JT took it easy on […]

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OffRoad Design Stephen Watson Will Start 65th at the 2013 King of the Hammers

OffRoad Design Stephen Watson Will Start 65th at the 2013 King of the Hammers

CARBONDALE, CO     FEBRUARY 6, 2013  Stephen Watson, driver of record for the  #4488 Offroad Design Ultra4 car, will start the 2013 Griffin King of the Hammers with brother Brandon as the co-driver.  Both have either driven or co-driven and have multiple King of the Hammer finishes between them.  “Our qualifying time was 4:42:53 which puts […]

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Other Recent Posts

Octane Race Team – WIN – UTV Rally Raid Round 2

Octane Race Team – WIN – UTV Rally Raid Round 2

| June 20, 2014

Despite being on the road the entire week preceding round 2 of UTV Rally Raid, we were committed to making the event and putting on a good show. The Polaris RZR XP 1000 was packed up a week prior to the event and stored away in the Attack Van. Huge thanks to Kevin and John […]

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DragonFire On Destination Polaris This Weekend!

DragonFire On Destination Polaris This Weekend!

| June 20, 2014

Don’t Forget To Tune In To Destination Polaris This Weekend! Chandler, AZ June 19, 2014 — After weeks of second-guessing what our “Dual-Sport” build will be for season #5 of the popular Destination Polaris TV show, the wraps come off the Project X4 rig this Sunday. Since the show is now airing on Fox Sports Net, virtually every area of the […]

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CAN-AM MAVERICK RACERS NOTCH BAJA 500, GNCC WINS

CAN-AM MAVERICK RACERS NOTCH BAJA 500, GNCC WINS

| June 20, 2014

Pro ATV Riders Earn Class Sweeps at GNCC, NEATV-MX Events Valcourt, Québec, June 10, 2014 – Can-Am® Maverick™1000R side-by-side pilot Marc Burnett won Class 19 at the 2014 Tecate SCORE International Baja 500 race held this past weekend in Baja California, Mexico. In Ohio, fellow Maverick racer Kyle Chaney won the XC1 Modified side-by-side class at […]

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Yamaha Raises $15,000 for Charities at Dealer Event

Yamaha Raises $15,000 for Charities at Dealer Event

| June 20, 2014

All Monies to be Donated to Honored American Veterans Afield and Feed The Children CYPRESS, Calif. – June 19, 2013 – Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., is donating $15,000 to two of the company’s charitable organization partners: Honored American Veterans Afield (HAVA) and Feed the Children (FTC). Yamaha recently gathered select motorsports dealers for an incentive and appreciation […]

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ITP Racers Post 7 Wins at Sunset Ridge ATV MX National

ITP Racers Post 7 Wins at Sunset Ridge ATV MX National

| June 18, 2014

Higgerson, Lloyd go 1-2 in Pro-Am Class; Rastrelli Fifth in Pro Class   Ontario, California, June 6, 2014 - ITP ATV motocross racers tallied seven class wins and 16 podiums at round four of the 2014 Mtn. Dew ATV Motocross National Championship series in Walnut, Ill. JB Racing / Can-Am / ITP Pro Jeffrey Rastrelli was fifth […]

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WORCS Racing Series Expands East with Creation of WORCS MAXC

WORCS Racing Series Expands East with Creation of WORCS MAXC

| June 18, 2014

WORCS Racing & MAXC Racing Series Team Up Martinsville, IN (5/30/2014) – The World Off Road Championship Racing Series (WORCS) and the Mid America Cross Country Racing Series (MAXC) are pleased to announce they are joining forces to create an expanded racing series called WORCS MAXC to create the first true National Racing Series. Starting […]

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CAN-AM RACERS DOMINATE MOUNTAINEER RUN GNCC

CAN-AM RACERS DOMINATE MOUNTAINEER RUN GNCC

| June 18, 2014

Maverick 1000R Racers Sweep XC1 SxS Podium; Trantham Wins 4×4 Pro Class Valcourt, Québec, May 27, 2014 – Can-Am® racers earned a podium sweep with the Maverick™ 1000R in the XC1 Modified SxS class and won all four ATV 4×4 classes at round seven of the AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country series in Masontown, W.Va. Can-Am […]

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ITP Racers Find Podium Glory at High Point ATV MX National

ITP Racers Find Podium Glory at High Point ATV MX National

| June 18, 2014

Rahders Wins LORORS Walker Evans RZR Class at Lake Elsinore Ontario, California, May 22, 2014 - ITP ATV motocross racers tallied four class wins and 18 podiums at round three of the 2014 Mtn. Dew ATV Motocross National Championship series in Mount Morris, Pa. Team side-by-side racers also produced a couple more podiums in the Lucas Oil […]

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DRAGONFIRE BRINGS THE HEAT TO THE 4-WHEEL JAMBOREE

DRAGONFIRE BRINGS THE HEAT TO THE 4-WHEEL JAMBOREE

| June 18, 2014

Midwest Motorized Mayhem Chandler, AZ May 28, 2014 — Time to feel the heat at the 17th Annual O’Reilly Auto Parts Ozark 4-Wheel Jamboree Nationals in Springfield, MO. DragonFire is teaming up with Tucker Rocky Distributing and Marionville Powersports to show off the hottest new UTV accessories on June 21-22. With monster trucks, mud bogs and more […]

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ITP Racers Win 8 Classes at Mountaineer Run GNCC

ITP Racers Win 8 Classes at Mountaineer Run GNCC

| June 18, 2014

Chaney, Farr, Hendershot Earn XC1 Modified SxS Class Podium Ontario, California, May 28, 2014 - Team ITP-sponsored ATV and side-by-side racers won eight classes and earned 14 total podiums, including a sweep of the XC1 Modified SxS class, at round seven of the AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country series in West Virginia. ITP-backed ATV Pro Josh Creamer […]

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