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Rigid 4×4 LED Scene

LED Scene lighting by Rigid is now available, offering an easy, plug-in lighting option using AC power.

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The 4 Wheel Parts in Compton, California, will be hosting a King of the Hammers Pre-Show event tonight at 6:30 p.m. Pacific Standard Time. If you want to head over there in person the event is open to the public, but for those who don’t want to tackle the rain and traffic the event will be streamed online.

Coming up short
If you ask anyone who’s ever hit an FMX ramp they will tell you there’s a steep learning curve (pun intended). We’ve seen Derek Guetter build quite a name for himself as one of the leading ATV freestyle motocross riders in the world, but even Derek has his bad days.

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Minneapolis
– Polaris is excited to launch their 2017 RZR Factory Racing program, with an unprecedented level of support and focus. Polaris RZR is the winningest brand in side-by-side racing, and the RZR Factory Racing team is home of the reigning champions of Best in the Desert (BITD), King of the Hammers (KOH), The Mint 400, and SCORE Baja 500 and Baja 1000. 2016 saw countless victories for the team, including 21 podiums in BITD, six of seven BITD first-place overall UTV wins, 12 podiums in SCORE International, three of four SCORE International first-place overall UTV wins, and many additional victories in WORCS, GNCC and KOH.

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KENNESAW, Ga. – January 7, 2017
– Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, is launching an all-new YXZ Supercross Sweepstakes to kick off the 2017 Monster Energy AMA Supercross season. Contestants can enter from now through April 2 at www.YXZsweeps.com to win a 2017 YXZ1000R SS (Sport Shift) Side-by-Side (SxS), a VIP trip to the 2017 Supercross finals in Las Vegas, a meet and greet with both Chad Reed and Miss Supercross, and more.

Dirt-Logo-Best-in-the-Desert-1-26-16Editor’s Note: BITD sent out this note regarding the health of Best in the Desert Director Casey Folks and the upcoming Parker 425.

January 9, 2017 – Thank you to everyone for your concerns, messages and prayers regarding Casey. We truly appreciate the support.

While we would like to speak with everyone about Casey, we are currently busy trying to make preparations for the upcoming Parker “425.” So please do not call the office at this time looking for updates on him.

Dirt-Logo-Best-in-the-Desert-1-26-16Best In The Desert sent out a press release today noting that director Casey Folks suffered a medical episode this morning and is currently receiving treatment. The races today for the GMZ UTV Winter Nationals Parker “250” presented by Polaris RZR will run as originally posted, and there will be no changes to the rest of the weekend’s activities.

Sunday’s pre-fun run for the BlueWater Resort & Casino Parker “425” presented by Impact will also be held as originally planned. Best in the Desert says further updates will be provided as additional information becomes available.

 

SCORE-Logo-11-28-11ENSENADA, Mexico — Preparing to start the new year in a dynamic way, tickets are still available for next Saturday’s annual SCORE Awards Night. SCORE International will celebrate at the transformed SCORE Tech Shop in El Cajon, Calif., just east of San Diego.

At the SCORE Awards night, nearly 400 SCORE racers, family, friends, crews, sponsors and media will bask in the Southern California sunshine to honor the history and fame of the name which is the standard for desert racing worldwide while celebrating the four-race 2016 SCORE World Desert Championship.

RJ Anderson Double Jump
Everyone in the UTV industry pretty much knows RJ Anderson is fearless, but driving a UTV requires a lot more skill than just hitting the gas peddle. Case in point: this perfectly executed RZR jump.  Jumping a double on any motorized vehicle leaves a small margin for error, and RJ airs it out like a pro and land perfectly on the down ramp. Check out his precision driving.

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Polaris announced some new 2017 off-road models today, with the big side-by-side news being the expansion of Ride Command on General models.