Chandler, AZ — Although the XP1K is a pretty sweet machine, the perfectionists at DragonFire have found two items to improve on: the doors. Although visually stunning, most serious off-roaders would actually prefer something a bit more substantial. To that end, DragonFire introduces their new door panels and “Slammer” kits for the big Polaris UTV.
During the eigth episode of the 2014 SCORE Dirt LiveHD internet show season at 7 p.m. (PST) in the SCORE spotlight will be France’s Yves Morizot of Stand 21 and USA’s Josh Lahaye of Cryo Heat.
IRVINE, Calif. – Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. (KMC) has announced that Masafumi “Masa” Nakagawa will succeed Takeshi “Tak” Teranishi as president of the company, effective April 1. Nakagawa, who spent six years at KMC’s Irvine headquarters in the late 1990s, will transition to his new position when Teranishi, who joined KMC in 2009, leaves to assume the presidency of Kawasaki Motors Corporation Japan.
Chandler, AZ — To be the best, you have to beat the best! DragonFire is elated to announce we are returning to “America’s Toughest Off-Road Race” — the infamous Mint 400 — with long-time sponsored driver Lacrecia Beurrier. The Mint 400 has held the title of being the toughest, most spectacular off-road race in North America since its first running back in 1967 and this year promises to be even tougher and more spectacular, according to the organizers. This is just the sort of challenge DragonFire and Lacrecia were looking for.
Valcourt, Québec – BRP will once again field a team of ATV and side-by-side vehicle racers for 2014 in addition to its industry-leading US $1.4 Million Can-Am racing contingency program. After a successful and competitive 2013 that saw Can-Am racers earn class championships with both ATVs and side-by-side vehicles, BRP added to its racing team and also expanded the Can-Am X-Team program to include additional side-by-side vehicle racing support.
Anaheim, Calif. – GBC Motorsports will be offering their GBC Bucks contingency program for the 2014 GNCC Racing Series. The GBC Bucks Awards Program rewards ATV & SXS racers that achieve success while using GBC tires. More than $200,000 in GBC Bucks are up for grabs this season (over $15,000 available for each of the 13 rounds) for participants in ATV and SXS classes.
In order to be eligible to earn GBC Bucks, you must:
Use GBC tires on all four wheels of your ATV or SXS.
-GBC decals must be prominently displayed on the front and both sides of the vehicle.
CYPRESS, Calif. – Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., awarded more than $290,000 in 2013 through its Access Initiative providing critical funding to OHV communities, riding groups and land managers across the U.S. Yamaha is the industry’s leader in Guaranteeing Responsible Access to our Nation’s Trails (GRANTs), supporting the program’s mission of safe, responsible riding and open, sustainable OHV access to trails and riding areas nationwide since 2008.
Saturday’s Production A race was a replay from round one with Goldspeed’s David Flores and Chandler Waxman taking the top two spots. Flores is defending his title in Production A and both riders are contesting for their first ever Pro-Am championship in Sunday’s main event. Mike Sloan and Cody Mitchell put Goldspeed wheels on the top two podium spots in Open A as well.
Minneapolis – The first race of the Lucas Oil Off-Road Southern California Regional, at Glen Helen Raceway saw 41 side-by-sides line up including 15 cars in the new Production 1000 class open to all manufacturers with a 1000cc side-by-side.