Race News

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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ITP Racers Win Seven Classes at Mountain Ridge GNCC

ITP Racers Win Seven Classes at Mountain Ridge GNCC

Hendershot Performance Wins AWRCS, WEXCR Titles on ITP Tires Ontario, California, September 25, 2014 – Team ITP Grand National Cross Country series racers earned seven class victories and 11 podiums at round 11 of the 2014 AMSOIL GNCC series held in Central City, Pa. ITP also earned two regional hare scramble championships as support driver Larry […]

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UTVUnderground.com Presents The UTV World Championship February 19-21st Laughlin, NV

UTVUnderground.com Presents The UTV World Championship February 19-21st Laughlin, NV

Best In The Desert to Sanction First Ever UTV World Championship – 2 Championship Races, 1 Weekend!  October 7th – 2014 San Diego, CA – UTVUnderground.com has teamed up with Mad Media and the Best in The Desert (BITD) Off-Road Racing Association to create the first ever UTV World Championship. The format will bring together […]

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HENDERSHOT WINS WEXCR, AWRCS TITLES WITH MAVERICK

HENDERSHOT WINS WEXCR, AWRCS TITLES WITH MAVERICK

Can-Am GNCC Racers Win Five Morning Classes; Zakowski Dominant in Iowa   Valcourt, Québec, September 24, 2014 – The JB Off-Road / Hendershot Performance / Can-Am® X-Team recently captured two regional racing championships with its Maverick™1000R X® rs side-by-side vehicle. Can-Am ATV racers also won five morning classes, the morning overall and all four 4×4 […]

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Octane Race Team: Wild Bill 120 Race Report

Octane Race Team: Wild Bill 120 Race Report

For the past few years, Dale Hilton of Dirty Dawg Performance, has been asking me to come up to Minnesota to ride or race each Fall. Living in Alabama, the seventeen hour drive to Minnesota has always presented a challenge, up until this year. All of our other races lined up just right, allowing us […]

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Manufacturer News

Yamaha Volunteers Log 200 Hours at Southern California’s Coxey Meadows

Yamaha Volunteers Log 200 Hours at Southern California’s Coxey Meadows

Seventh-Annual Yamaha Employee Volunteer Event Improves OHV Areas and Access CYPRESS, Calif. – September 24, 2014 – Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., employees and volunteers returned to the San Bernardino National Forest in advance of National Hunting and Fishing Day and National Public Lands Day planting shrubs and cleaning up OHV areas for the seventh straight […]

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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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New Products

DragonFire: NEW SS Side View Mirrors!

DragonFire: NEW SS Side View Mirrors!

DragonFire expands our SS Mirror offering.   They say form follows function, which is certainly true in the case of Polaris Ranger XP 900. DragonFire has been on the gas, pumping out some amazing products for this machine. Recognized for its ability to work and respected for its performance, the Ranger XP 900 represents the […]

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NEW PRP Door Extensions for Polaris 900S & XP1000

NEW PRP Door Extensions for Polaris 900S & XP1000

For 2 Doors and 4 Doors Add extra protection and complete the look of your S900 or XP1000 with ourNEW aluminum door extensions. Install is easy with just a few bolts to add to existing holes in the stock doors. They’re affordable too at $239 for the 2 doors and $449 for the 4 doors. […]

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ITP Introduces Heavy-Duty ‘Hurricane’ UTV Wheels

ITP Introduces Heavy-Duty ‘Hurricane’ UTV Wheels

New ‘Storm Series’ Wheel Includes Lifetime Structural Warranty   Clinton, Tenn., Oct. 7, 2014 – ITP today announced the introduction of its new “Hurricane” wheel for side-by-sides and utility ATVs. The first ITP wheel in the new “Storm Series” product line, the Hurricane features eight sets of X-shaped wheel spokes and an ITP exclusive “Rock Armor” inner […]

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PRP Seats Releases the First Front Bench for the Polaris RZR XP 1000

PRP Seats Releases the First Front Bench for the Polaris RZR XP 1000

Also available for the RZR 570, 800 & 900 (XP and S Models) Temecula, CA – Always striving to produce solutions which are in demand, PRP Seats has developed the first front bench for the Polaris RZR XP 1000. The GT 50/50 Front Bench features independently removable sides which make it easy to access the battery or change the […]

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Factory UTV UHMW Protection for the new Polaris RZR 900 Series UTV’s

Factory UTV UHMW Protection for the new Polaris RZR 900 Series UTV’s

Factory UTV the first name in UTV Protection Products offers the Ultimate UHMW Protection for the new Polaris RZR 900 Series UTV’s. Our Ultimate kit’s come complete with Skid Plates and A-Arm Guard Protectors for full undercarriage protection and are available in 3/8 in and ultra tough 1/2 in UHMW. These are the same protection […]

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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

Bizrate Platinum Circle of Excellence Awarded to Rocky Mountain ATV/MC for Second Year

Bizrate Platinum Circle of Excellence Awarded to Rocky Mountain ATV/MC for Second Year

| December 1, 2014

Payson, UT (October 16, 2014) – For the second year in a row, Rocky Mountain ATV/MC received the prestigious Platinum Circle of Excellence. This honor demonstrates Rocky Mountain ATV/MC’s unwavering commitment to providing exceptional customer service. This distinction is awarded by Bizrate, a third-party company that collects unbiased feedback from customers regarding their shopping experience […]

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ZAKOWSKI WINS IOWA RACING TITLE WITH CAN-AM MAVERICK

ZAKOWSKI WINS IOWA RACING TITLE WITH CAN-AM MAVERICK

| December 1, 2014

Can-Am Racers Compete in BITD; TQRA Events Valcourt, Québec, October 15, 2014 – Zac Zakowski secured the 2014 Open UTV Championship in his Can-Am® Maverick™ 1000R X® xc at the Iowa ATV Hare Scramble Series (IATVHSS) finale in Carlisle, Iowa. Maverick 1000R racers also competed at the Best In The Desert (BITD) BlueWater Desert Challenge […]

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DragonFire Aced It Once Again!

DragonFire Aced It Once Again!

| December 1, 2014

Polaris has re-written the rulebook of UTV’s once again with the introduction of the Sportsman Ace. This pint-sized vehicle shows that power to weight ratio counts in off road, taking full sized riders almost anywhere. DragonFire was a fan right off the bat and we jumped into the Ace headfirst. We have taken our world […]

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DragonFire H.D. Rear Receiver Hitch Mounts

DragonFire H.D. Rear Receiver Hitch Mounts

| October 14, 2014

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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VEGLIA EARNS THIRD IN CAN-AM MAVERICK AT GLEN HELEN

VEGLIA EARNS THIRD IN CAN-AM MAVERICK AT GLEN HELEN

| October 14, 2014

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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Deuce USA XP1000 Door Bags

Deuce USA XP1000 Door Bags

| October 14, 2014

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

| October 9, 2014

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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CAN-AM PILOTS POST ENDURANCE RACING WINS

CAN-AM PILOTS POST ENDURANCE RACING WINS

| October 9, 2014

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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DragonFire Beats The Busted Seat Blues

DragonFire Beats The Busted Seat Blues

| October 9, 2014

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

| October 9, 2014

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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