Valcourt, Quebec/Canada – Can-Am / Murray Racing pilot Jason Murray piloted the brand new Maverick X3 side-by-side vehicle to the UTV Unlimited Pro class victory at the 2016 Best In The Desert Vegas To Reno race in Las Vegas, Nev. The all-new, bold Can-Am Maverick X3 X rs Turbo R side-by-side vehicle won its debut race just four short days after its worldwide unveiling in Orlando, Fla.
A record number of 343 race teams lined up Friday morning not far from Alamo, Nevada, to begin Race Day One of the General Tire Vegas to Reno The Long Way!!! presented by FOX. Race Day One, sponsored by McMillin Racing, stops overnight in Tonopah, Nevada. Race Day Two, sponsored by KC HiLiTES, resumes in Tonopah Saturday morning and heads north and finish in the town of Dayton, just south of Reno, Nevada.
CRANDON, WISC. – Celebrating the 40th anniversary of both its legendary All-Terrain T/A tire and the company’s first official entry into off-road racing at the 1976 SCORE Baja 500, BFGoodrich has been named “Official Tire” of Crandon International Raceway. Today’s partnership announcement not only expands BFGoodrich’s long relationship with the “Big House,” but is an integral component to this summer’s remodeling of its historic barn and the main entrance to the track’s highly popular “BFGoodrich PRO Pit” area of Crandon’s massive 400-acre facility.
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.
CRANDON, WISC. – 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.
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.
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.
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.