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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 PRO JEFFREY RASTRELLI EARNS UNADILLA PODIUM

CAN-AM PRO JEFFREY RASTRELLI EARNS UNADILLA PODIUM

DS 450 Racers Earn Four of Top Seven Pro Class Spots; Pro-Am Class Win Valcourt, Québec, July 15, 2014 – Can-Am® DS 450™ racer Jeffrey Rastrelli earned his first career Pro class podium by finishing third at round seven of the 2014 Mtn. Dew ATV Motocross National Championship Series held in New York. Rastrelli, also the […]

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ITP Racers Earn Numerous SxS Racing Podiums

ITP Racers Earn Numerous SxS Racing Podiums

Rahders, Melville Earn Class Victories on ITP Tires   Ontario, California, July 3, 2014 - Team ITP side-by-side racers tallied podiums in three different regional racing series over the weekend in Southern California, including round four of the Lucas Oil Regional Off-Road Series, Ave. Racing PURE 200 and the first two rounds of the Mystik Lubricants Terracross […]

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ITP Racers Post Five Wins at Spring Creek ATV MX National

ITP Racers Post Five Wins at Spring Creek ATV MX National

Taylor Takes Pro-Am Class Victory in Minnesota  Ontario, California, July 2, 2014 - ITP-backed ATV motocross racers won five classes and had a season-high 21 total podium finishes at round six of the 2014 Mtn. Dew ATV Motocross National Championship series held in Millville, Minn. ITP-supported Pros Josh Creamer and Jeffrey Rastrelli finished fourth and fifth, respectively, […]

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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

Factory UTV Can Am Maverick Max Ultimate UHMW Protection Kits

Factory UTV Can Am Maverick Max Ultimate UHMW Protection Kits

Factory UTV the first name in UTV Protection Products offers the Ultimate UHMW protection for your Can Am Maverick Max. Our Ultimate kit comes complete with Skid Plates and A-Arm Protectors for full undercarriage protection. Available in standard 3/8 in UHMW or ultra tough ½ in UHMW. Protect your ride with the gold standard in […]

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Heavy Duty DragonFire A-Arms & Gusset Kits for Polaris XP 1000!

Heavy Duty DragonFire A-Arms & Gusset Kits for Polaris XP 1000!

Do you even lift bro? Here at DragonFire that’s a silly question because the answer will always be no! Then again, we are referring to the gas pedal not the gym. Since dirt and high speed go together, we have always designed our products to withstand the punishment found off-road. Take for example the new […]

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Radflo Polaris RZR XP1000 Performance Suspension  Systems

Radflo Polaris RZR XP1000 Performance Suspension Systems

Fountain Valley, CA – July 2014: Radflo Suspension Technology is proud to announce the release of performance suspension systems for the Polaris RZR XP1000. When the XP1000 was relased last year, Radflo engineers set to work immediately designing a true race suspension system for it to could handle everything from trail, to desert, to even […]

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DragonFire HiBoy 4 Maverick Max & Commander Max Doors!

DragonFire HiBoy 4 Maverick Max & Commander Max Doors!

Knock, knock. Who’s there? Doors! Doors who? The best dang doors for the Can-Am Max and Can-Am Commander in the industry, that’s who! Bad jokes aside, DragonFire is serious about being known as the leaders in the Side-X-Side parts and accessories business. We always take that extra step necessary to ensure everything we produce is […]

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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

Pro Armor Presents: Jeremy “Showtime” McGrath

| August 13, 2014

Pro Armor caught up with seven-time SX champ and professional off-road racer Jeremy “Showtime” McGrath, at his private ranch recently. He ran down his love for his custom Pro Armor Polaris Razor UTV’s, and talked about the growth of the UTV racing industry. Jeremy was nice enough to let Mad Media do some filming with […]

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Yamaha Outdoors Partners with Powderhook.com and NWTF to Giveaway  New Grizzly 700 EPS 4×4 ATV and Kansas Whitetail Hunt

Yamaha Outdoors Partners with Powderhook.com and NWTF to Giveaway New Grizzly 700 EPS 4×4 ATV and Kansas Whitetail Hunt

| August 13, 2014

CYPRESS, Calif. – July 15 – Yamaha Outdoors has partnered with Powderhook and the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) to giveaway a new Grizzly 700 EPS 4×4 ATV and a Kansas whitetail hunt at www.powderhook.com/atv. The winner of the online sweepstakes will receive Yamaha’s best-selling Grizzly 700 4×4 ATV with electric power steering and a 6-day archery rut […]

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CAN-AM DS 450 PRO JOEL HETRICK SECOND AT MILLVILLE

CAN-AM DS 450 PRO JOEL HETRICK SECOND AT MILLVILLE

| July 16, 2014

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

| July 16, 2014

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

| July 16, 2014

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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DragonFire: NEW Drive Belt & Axle Bag Kit’s

DragonFire: NEW Drive Belt & Axle Bag Kit’s

| June 20, 2014

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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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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