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Announcement: Events Calendar

Announcement: 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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VEGLIA EARNS THIRD IN CAN-AM MAVERICK AT GLEN HELEN

VEGLIA EARNS THIRD IN CAN-AM MAVERICK AT GLEN HELEN

Valcourt, Québec, September 16, 2014 – Can-Am® Maverick™ side-by-side pilot Pablo Veglia earned third place in the competitive SxS Pro Class at round eight of the World Off-Road Championship Series held in Devore, Calif. “Pablo Veglia put in a podium-worthy performance behind the wheel of his Maverick at Glen Helen, especially considering the tough course, […]

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CAN-AM PILOTS POST ENDURANCE RACING WINS

CAN-AM PILOTS POST ENDURANCE RACING WINS

ATV and Side-By-Side Racers Victorious in GNCC, TORN Series Valcourt, Québec, September 10, 2014 – Can-Am® ATV and side-by-side racers won a total of seven classes at both the AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) and Texas Off-Road Nationals racing series over the weekend. Can-Am 4×4 racers won three of four classes and earned eight […]

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ITP SxS Pros Earn Off-Road Endurance Racing Podiums

ITP SxS Pros Earn Off-Road Endurance Racing Podiums

Pratt Brothers Win Heartland Challenge; Three in Top Five at Vegas To Reno   Ontario, California, August 21, 2014 – Team ITP Pro-level side-by-side racing teams competed in three different off-road series over the August 15-17 weekend, earning several podiums along the way. At the 2014 Heartland Challenge in Iowa, Marcus and Mouse Pratt took the UTV […]

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CAN-AM TEAMS VICTORIOUS AT HEARTLAND CHALLENGE

CAN-AM TEAMS VICTORIOUS AT HEARTLAND CHALLENGE

Valcourt, Québec, August 21, 2014 – Can-Am® ATV and side-by-side racers competed at the 2014 Heartland Challenge endurance race, the Vegas To Reno Best In The Desert series and round eight of the New England ATV Motocross series, earning podiums in all three events. “Our team of Can-Am ATV and side-by-side racers had a busy-but-successful […]

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Manufacturer News

Yamaha Launches “Build Your Own” Viking VI Site

Yamaha Launches “Build Your Own” Viking VI Site

More Than 50 Yamaha Accessories Shown at www.YamahaViking.com CYPRESS, Calif. – August 19, 2014 – Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., has launched a new Viking VI “Build Your Own” (BYO) site providing customers the opportunity to personalize and accessorize their vehicle online. Current and potential Viking VI customers can now see what their customized machine might […]

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Dragonfire – Beef Up Your Maverick!

Dragonfire – Beef Up Your Maverick!

DragonFire Is Here To “Pump You Up!”   Remember the old Saturday Night Live skit when the body building duo of “Hans und Franz” were here to pump you up? Well, DragonFire is here to help beef up your Can-Am Maverick and Maverick Max. Side-X-Sides just keep getting bigger and faster, but not always stronger! […]

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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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New Products

DragonFire H.D. Rear Receiver Hitch Mounts

DragonFire H.D. Rear Receiver Hitch Mounts

A match made on the farm? Believe it or not, some people still use UTVs for work or chores, but the newer sport models have a little hitch in their giddy-up… namely no rear hitch. Having a hitch opens up the possibilities for any Side-X-Side – wether it is towing a trailer or pulling out […]

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Deuce USA XP1000 Door Bags

Deuce USA XP1000 Door Bags

Product Description • (4) Units included. Drivers/Passenger front and rear doors. • Large size 12?x24?x3? front and 12?x18?x3? rear door. • Bolts directly to side doors*. • Adjustable 1? nylon strap installation. • Front and top zipped pocket with mud flap. • Padded inside pocket for cell phone and small items. • Oversized Orbit Zipline […]

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Pro Armor Presents: Suspensions Seats

For the Ride You Have Always Dreamed Of – Ride in Comfort with Pro Armor Seats! For the best seat in the house Pro Armor offers suspension seats in a variety of styles and color options.  These suspension seats are designed to give a driver and passenger the most comfort and performance possible.  Using only the […]

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DragonFire Beats The Busted Seat Blues

DragonFire Beats The Busted Seat Blues

When it comes to the twists and turns of off-roading, stock seat bases are pushed to the limit… and beyond! We have found that aggressive drivers can actually break the OEM plastic seat base, leaving the seat (and you!) totally unattached to the car, effectively ruining a riding trip. DragonFire figured there had to be […]

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Bolt Lock Protects ATVs, UTVs and Trailers with One-Key Lock Technology

Bolt Lock Protects ATVs, UTVs and Trailers with One-Key Lock Technology

MILWAUKEE – On the road or on the trail, in the city or out in the country, valuable all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), utility task vehicles (UTVs) and trailers can be prime targets for thieves. Protect an ATV or UTV investment and simplify multiple security needs with STRATTEC(r) Security Corporation’s BOLT(r) line of locks, precision-designed by the […]

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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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Jason Scherer Will Start on Pole Position of 2013 Griffin King of the Hammers

Jason Scherer Will Start on Pole Position of 2013 Griffin King of the Hammers

DANVILLE, CA   FEBRUARY 7, 2013   Jason Scherer will be starting first at the 2013 Griffin King of the Hammers after a very impressive time of 3:19:07 during his qualifying run on Wednesday.  “That was super fun.  The Rubicon Express Nitto car is perfect for King of the Hammers and we are ready for the race.  […]

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Other Recent Posts

Dragonfire: Vegas To Reno Race Report

Dragonfire: Vegas To Reno Race Report

| October 9, 2014

Tough Ending To Longest Race In North America Chandler, AZ August 19, 2014 — Race promoter Casey Folks from Best In The Desert takes a perverse sense of pride in making the longest race in North America the toughest one, too! Throw in some monsoon-type storms and the 535-mile Vegas to Reno race became even tougher! Despite […]

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Midwest Performance / Zakowski Motorsports Take on Heartland Challenge

Midwest Performance / Zakowski Motorsports Take on Heartland Challenge

| October 9, 2014

Menasha, WI: It’s that time of year again. Everyone is scrambling to mount lights on their machines and teams in order to in preparation for the annual Heartland Challenge that takes place in Carlisle, IA this weekend. With a 4-hour UTV race and a 10-hour ATV race, theHeartland is a true test of racers and […]

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ITP Introduces New Baja Cross Sport Tire

ITP Introduces New Baja Cross Sport Tire

| October 6, 2014

New Lighter Weight Off-Road Tire Offers Special Tread Compound   Clinton, Tenn., August 13, 2014 – ITP today announced the introduction of its new Baja Cross Sport tire. Utilizing the same tread pattern and Baja-proven durability as the ITP Baja Cross tire, the new Baja Cross Sport delivers the same quick-footed performance but in a lighter-weight package. “The […]

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Dragonfire – Maverick Winch Mount for RacePace Front Bumper

Dragonfire – Maverick Winch Mount for RacePace Front Bumper

| October 6, 2014

Want to know how much your Maverick really weighs? Just get it stuck somewhere! If you don’t have a winch, you know just what we mean when we say “pushing is not an option.” That is why the masterminds at DragonFire have created a winch mount kit for our popular RacePace front bumper. We think […]

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Yamaha Awards Scholarships to National Ag Communicators of Tomorrow

Yamaha Awards Scholarships to National Ag Communicators of Tomorrow

| October 6, 2014

School-Themed Helmets Presented at Ag Media Summit Promote Safe, Responsible Use CYPRESS, Calif. – August 7, 2014 – Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., announced its annual scholarships for National Ag Communicators of Tomorrow (NACT) students at the Ag Media Summit (AMS) in Indianapolis last week. Three chapters including the University of Missouri, University of Florida and University […]

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Factory UTV Polaris Sportsman Ace UHMW Protection Products

Factory UTV Polaris Sportsman Ace UHMW Protection Products

| October 6, 2014

Factory UTV the first name in UTV Protection Products offers the Ultimate UHMW Kit for Polaris Sportsman Ace. Our Ultimate kit comes complete with Skid Plates and A-Arm Protectors for full undercarriage protection. These are the same protection products Factory UTV Support racers have used the to protect their race UTV’s and win every major […]

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Teixeira Tech, Unveils NEW RZR XP 1000, XGC A-Arms and Radius Rods

Teixeira Tech, Unveils NEW RZR XP 1000, XGC A-Arms and Radius Rods

| October 6, 2014

Developed to deliver exceptional strength and the additional ground clearance RZR 900 and 1000 owners need. Teixeira Tech is proud to unveil our new X-Treme Ground Clearance A-Arms and Radius Rods for the Polaris RZR and RZR 4, XP 1000. While we are currently best known for our sport ATV chassis components, Teixeira Tech isn’t […]

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ITP Racers Win Five Classes At Red Bud ATV MX National

ITP Racers Win Five Classes At Red Bud ATV MX National

| October 6, 2014

West Coast SxS Pilots Earn Numerous Wins With ITP TIres Ontario, California, July 30, 2014 – Team ITP racers won five classes and tallied 16 podiums at round eight of the 2014 Mtn. Dew ATV Motocross National Championship series held at Red Bud Motocross in Buchanan, Mich. ITP-backed side-by-side racers also had great results, earning several wins […]

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Houser Racing enters the Sport Utility Terrain Vehicle Market

Houser Racing enters the Sport Utility Terrain Vehicle Market

| October 6, 2014

Marion, Ohio – August 2014: Houser Racing releases an aftermarket product line for the Polaris RZR XP1000. Products developed include: Tree Bars, Complete Roll Cage with Integrated Bed Braces and Rear Bumper, Front Bumper, Maximum Ground Clearance A-Arms, High Arched Radius Rods, and Doors. With three full time Engineers on staff, new products are being developed […]

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Touratech Adventure Dry Bags: Waterproof Off-Road Luggage for Extreme Conditions

Touratech Adventure Dry Bags: Waterproof Off-Road Luggage for Extreme Conditions

| October 6, 2014

Touratech Adventure Dry Bags are extreme-duty, waterproof travel bags designed specifically to withstand the rigors of hard-core ATV and UTV off-roading–not repurposed whitewater rafting, canoeing or camping gear.   SEATTLE, WA. (August 6, 2014) — Touratech’s new Adventure Dry Bags are extreme-duty, waterproof travel bags designed specifically to withstand the rigors of hard-core ATV and […]

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