Glamis isn’t the only place that people go big in their UTVs. Check out one of the most massive RZR jumps we’ve seen from Sand Mountain.
ITP racer Mitch Guthrie Jr. dominated the 2017 Best In The Desert (BITD) Mint 400 race in Primm, Nevada last weekend, winning the UTV overall and UTV Pro Turbo class in his No. 951 Polaris XP1K Turbo. Murray Racing finished second overall and second in class with their Can-Am X3 Turbo. Riding on ITP UltraCross R Spec tires, ITP racers notched the top two finishes, as well as four of the top five finishing times in the UTV Pro Turbo class at the second round of the national desert racing series.
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.
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.
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.
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!
“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.
Minneapolis, Mar. 1, 2017 – Polaris (NYSE: PII), the industry leader in youth off-road vehicles, today announced another first in the category, the single-seat Polaris ACE™ 150 EFI, the industry’s only single-seat youth model with a protective cab frame.
LAS VEGAS (Feb. 28, 2017) – Champion driver and television personality Tanner Foust this week becomes the first celebrity guest driver on the Polaris RZR Star Car team, when he joins Jim Beaver and Jolene Van Vugt to share driving duties in the brand new, race-modified 2017 Polaris RZR XP4 Turbo EPS at the Mint 400 in Las Vegas, March 2-5.