RZR Fail or save
This guy’s run started out by putting his RZR on its lid, and then just before it tumbled down the hill he managed to get it back on four wheels and drive away. We’re not sure if we’d classify that as a RZR fail or not but it certainly could have been ugly.

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ENSENADA, Mexico
— Sal Fish, the iconic desert racing promoter who owned SCORE International for 38 years, has accepted an invitation from new owner Roger Norman to be the Grand Marshal for November’s 50th annual SCORE Baja 1000, the legendary Granddaddy of all Desert Races. Held annually in Baja California, Mexico, the 50th anniversary race will be held Nov. 14-18. It will be a peninsula run, starting in Ensenada and finishing in La Paz.

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Minneapolis
– Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles, today announced the company is continuing as the presenting sponsor of RFD-TV THE AMERICAN, presented by Polaris RANGER. This is the fourth year of the event and Polaris RANGER’s participation.

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A new vehicle has hit the market, and if you want something that can both hit the trails and also fly then the SkyRunner vehicle might be for you.

Yamaha-OHV-Logo-11-10-11KENNESAW, GA – Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, announces the Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative awarded more than $350,000 in funds and equipment to 26 grant recipients in 2016. The final grants for 2016 comprised more than $73,000 awarded to four recipients, including support for both National Hunting and Fishing Day (NHF Day) and the Progressive Agricultural Foundation’s Safety Day program.

“For a decade, Yamaha has been supporting National Hunting and Fishing Day’s message of responsible outdoor recreation and open access, and with an Access Initiative grant to the Progressive Agricultural Foundation, we extend that message to families and youth in the farming and ranching communities across the country,” said Steve Nessl, Yamaha’s ATV and SxS group marketing manager. “With the challenges facing access to our nation’s land, the Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative remains a steadfast resource supporting those working to responsibly, safely and sustainably protect and expand the opportunities for enjoying the outdoors.”

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BRP pulled the cover off its a new four-person Maverick X3 MAX side-by-side last night in Reno, Nevada. According to Can-Am, the Maverick X3 MAX features the same design as the standard X3 but in a multi-passenger design.

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Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, is growing its YXZ1000R pure-sport Side-by-Side (SxS) line with a new 2017 Special Edition (SE) Sport Shift (SS) YXZ1000R. Yamaha’s U.S. factory is delivering the unit to dealers later this month.

Johnson-Valley-Hammers-3-1-13Editor’s Note: The BlueRibbon Coalition is helping the Marine Corps spread the word about the closure of Johnson Valley during the month of August this year for military training. See more on the details below.

The Johnson Valley Shared Use Area will be temporarily closed to the public August 1-30, 2017, while the Marine Corps conducts military training to support a large-scale exercise.

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Editor’s Note: Best in the Desert will live stream the “Celebration of Life” in honor of Casey Folks tomorrow. Check out the release on the event below, which also has a link to the stream.

Casey Folks touched the lives of thousands of people in the off-road community. If you are unable to join us for this special occasion in honor of him, you can still be part of it.

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SAN DIEGO, CA
– The brand that revolutionized the all-terrain tire is once again putting its heritage in off-road racing behind the largest desert race in North America, The Mint 400. The 2017 Polaris RZR Mint 400 presented by BFGoodrich Tires returns to Las Vegas, NV March 1-5.