December 31st – 2014 San Diego, CA
– UTVUnderground.com announced today that Walker Evans Racing has signed on as the sponsor of the first annual UTV World Championship, to take place in Laughlin, Nevada February 19th through the 21st. This exciting new event will feature two world championship UTV races including a Best In The Desert championship points race, and a short course / motocross style championship race. Walker Evans Racing will be the presenting sponsor of the Best In The Desert championship points race, which will feature the best field of desert UTV racers and teams in the world.

Walker Evans will be giving away shocks and wheels to select class winners, adding to the growing prize purses and contingency cash. Polaris RZR will be awarding the winner of both Championship races a brand new Polaris RZR XP1000, outfit with Walker Evans Racing shocks. More prizes will be announced as the race weekend draws near.

“We couldn’t be more excited to have Walker Evans Racing on board as title sponsor of the Best In The Desert championship points race at the Polaris RZR UTV World Championship. Randy Anderson and Walker Evans Racing have been huge supporters of UTVUnderground.com since we first got started covering UTV racing. We’re thrilled to have them step up as sponsors, and join the growing legion of UTV manufactures and racers at this race!” stated UTVUnderground.com CEO/Founder Joey “Joey D.” DiGiovanni.

The Polaris RZR UTV World Championship is a three-day race event that includes one full day of racing, a day dedicated to contingency and tech inspection at Harrah’s Laughlin, and a day for demo and enthusiast rides, as well as a business-to-business UTV industry summit. The format will bring together UTV desert racing, UTV motocross style short-course racing, and UTV owners/enthusiasts, into one massive multi-day event on the edge of the Colorado River in Laughlin, Nevada. The event will also be a showcase for UTV manufacturers and aftermarket manufacturing companies. Enthusiasts and racers will be able to pre-run the racecourse in stock UTVs during the “Family Fun Poker Run”.

The Polaris RZR UTV World Championship is part of The Best in The Desert (BITD) Off-Road Racing Association championship points series making it the second of seven races in the BITD UTV Championship. Off-road production powerhouse Mad Media will be managing the marketing, production and television coverage of the event – which is slated for broadcast shortly after the event.

“The entire Walker Evans Racing Company is excited about being a part of the first ever Polaris RZR UTV World Championship. For the sport to grow, we know we need to get behind and support not only race teams, but also the events that allow them to showcase our products and more importantly our sport to the entire world. Walker Evans Racing’s foundation is in off-road racing and so to be a part of the inaugural UTV World Championship is not only something we are excited to do, we feel honored to be able to support it and be a part of it.” – stated CEO of Walker Evans Racing Randy Anderson.

Walker Evans Racing will be on hand displaying their high quality shocks and wheels as well as supporting the teams running on Walker Evans Racing products at the race. Walker Evans Racing will also host a racer shock tuning session on Thursday and Friday in Laughlin in addition to offering up shocks and wheels as prizes in the UTV World Championship races.

For more information go to: http://www.utvunderground.com/utv-world-championship


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