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Rigid just unveiled a new compact light with its new D-SS, or Dually Side Shooter LED pod. Designed for any application that requires a wide spread beam, including A-Pillars, Fog Lights, and motorcycle applications. Rigid says the D-SS pod incorporates the same powerful optics and “legendary LED technology” used in its popular D-Series lights, with the main difference being the use of additional LEDs aimed to the side for a much broader beam.

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– Adding even more firepower to an action-packed schedule, Crandon International Raceway has added two PRO UTV classes for the Labor Day weekend Off-Road World Championships. The announcement not only incorporates the recently added 1000cc TORC PRO Stock and PRO Mod UTVs to Saturday’s schedule, but also to Sunday’s Crandon World Cup event, part of the Red Bull Signature Series.

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After holding public hearings and accepting thousands of comments and letters from interested parties on both sides of the controversy surrounding the proposed racecourse through sections of the Basin and Range National Monument in Nevada, the BLM granted full approval to go ahead with the race last Friday, August 12.

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After weeks of teasing, BRP just unveiled its new flagship performance side-by-side vehicle, the Can-Am Maverick X3, at a dealer meeting event in Orlando, FL.

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UTVUnderground and Horsepower Adventures recently announced that they have teamed up to offer an exciting new, approachable off-road event series in Baja, Mexico, The Legends Rally. The events are designed to let participants explore the stunning beauty of Baja, while enjoying gourmet food and drink prepared by local chefs and craft spirit experts. The events will be led by off-road legends including Larry Ragland, Walker Evans, Ivan Stewart and Larry Roeseler who will share their incredible experiences in off-road racing with participants.

SCORE-Rosarito-Desert-Challenge-Logo-8-12-16ROSARITO, Mexico — With a growing number of entries continuing to be processed, SCORE has announced some additional specifics regarding the loop race course to be used for next month’s internationally-televised Rosarito Beach 20th SCORE Desert Challenge.

Round 3 of the four-race 2016 SCORE World Desert Championship will be held Sept. 14-18 in Mexico’s Baja California Norte, starting and finishing just south of Rosarito, the colorful resort area on the Pacific Ocean, just 19 miles from the U.S. Border south of San Diego.

Many of the world’s best desert racers, competing in classes for cars, trucks, UTVs, motorcycles and quads will be in action at this year’s Rosarito Beach 20th SCORE Desert Challenge.

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Can-Am is literally teasing us with different small glimpses of its newest Maverick X3 side-by-side machine leading up to its formal launch next week on August 16. The newest tease is a short video showing the suspension of the Maverick X3. Check it out below.

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A recent trademark application by Honda is the latest clue that a new Honda UTV is on the horizon. Honda applied for the “Talon” trademark on July 15 – specifically for a “Side-by-Side vehicles and their structural parts.” You can see the Honda Talon trademark application here.

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By next Tuesday, we’ll know exactly what the new Can-Am Maverick X3 looks like, as the cover will officially be pulled off the new side-by-side formally on August 16.

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Editor’s Note: SEMA recently announced the 2016 recipients for its SEMA Memorial Scholarship and Loan Forgiveness Award Winners. See the list below, along with information regarding how to apply for 2017 awards.

Diamond Bar, CA – Recipients of SEMA scholarships are currently pursuing degrees in Accounting, Automotive Aftermarket, Automotive Technology, Biomedical Engineering, Business Management, Chemical Engineering, Computer & Information Sciences, Electrical Engineering, Graphic Design, Hospitality Industry, Industrial Arts, Industrial Engineering & Design, Marketing, Mechanical Engineering, Multimedia Journalism, Petroleum Engineering and Sports Management.