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KENNESAW, GA
– Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, announces both its new and returning factory-supported Side-by-Side (SxS) and ATV racers for the 2017 season, including defending champions racing the YXZ1000R pure sport SxS and class-leading YFZ450R sport ATV.

Outdoor-Alliance-Logo-3-7-2017Washington, DC – Today, the Senate passed H.J. Res 44, a measure also passed by the House a few weeks ago, to roll back the public process and progressive management on the 245 million acres of Bureau of Land Management (BLM) land. Congress used the Congressional Review Act (CRA), an arcane rule that allows Congress to roll back agency regulations within 60 days, to repeal BLM Planning 2.0. Planning 2.0 was a widely-lauded effort to modernize the 30 year-old rules currently governing land planning on BLM land and give it a better public process.

Raceline-Wheels-SCORE-Off-Road-3-7-2017ENSENADA, Mexico – SCORE International has announced that it has reached an agreement with industry leader RACELINE Wheels to become the new “Official Wheel” for the SCORE World Desert Championship, the World’s Foremost Desert Racing Series.

With the season opening at the 31st Annual SCORE San Felipe 250 in Baja California, Mexico on March 29 to April 2, the four-race internationally-televised 2017 SCORE World Desert Championship will culminate with the 50th anniversary celebration of the legendary SCORE Baja 1000, the iconic Granddaddy of all Desert Races to be held in mid-November. The SCORE Baja 1000 is the oldest continuously held desert race in the world.

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Minneapolis, Mar. 6, 2017 –
Team RZR’s  Mitch Guthrie Jr. took another checkered flag in the Pro Turbo class at Best in the Desert’s (BITD) Mint 400, in Primm, Nev. Along with Guthrie Jr.’s win, RZR XP Turbos represented two of the three podium positions in the class. RZRs also finished one-two in the Pro Production class with Polaris Factory Racer Kristen Matlock taking second.

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Las Vegas native Rob MacCachren, who, in his 30-year career has won nearly every race and championship imaginable, finally sealed the deal earlier tonight on the one that’s eluded him, taking the win at the 2017 Polaris RZR Mint 400 presented by BFGoodrich Tires.

“It’s good to get this monkey off my back!”  said an elated MacCachren, drenched in champagne on stage after crossing the finish line with an unofficial time of five hours, 37 minutes, 35 seconds after three laps of the 116-mile course outside Primm, Nevada.

Big Tires
Many think that bigger is always better in the off-road world. But these vehicles really take the idea of bigger tires to the next level. Here are five vehicles that that push the envelope of “bigger is better” when it comes to running big off-road tires.

BlueRibbon-Coalition-NEW-Logo-6-21-16Editor’s Note: The BlueRibbon Coalition sent out this note regarding the BLM seeking input on Southwest Idaho planning. See the details below.

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is announcing it is beginning preparation of two Environmental Assessments for travel management plans on public lands in Owyhee County. The BLM is hosting two public meetings and seeking comments to assist the BLM in identifying appropriate areas for motorized and non-motorized recreation on public lands in the Bruneau and Owyhee field offices.

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The Can-Am accessories group recently unveiled a new product for ATV owners looking to hit the snow. The new Apache Backcountry Track System for Can-Am ATVs help tackle “deep backcountry snow and challenging winter conditions.”

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One lucky fan will walk away with the keys to a brand new 2017 Polaris RZR XP Turbo EPS (two-seat) Sport UTV at the 2017 Polaris RZR Mint 400 presented by BFGoodrich Tires!  

CF-Moto-TORCS-Off-Road-3-2-2017AUSTIN, TX — CFMOTO USA has teamed up with TORCS, the Texas Off Road Championship Series, as a major sponsor for the series’ inaugural side-by-side class racing season.

“I believe the success TORCS has enjoyed with motorcycles has given us the experience necessary to build a successful side-by-side racing series in the state of Texas,” said race director Gil Ramos. “It is time to expand, and we’re excited for CFMOTO to be a part of this expansion.”

The series will include three classes—800cc and under, non-turbo machines, and turbo machines.