Ontario, California – Side-by-side racer and Ohio resident Kyle Chaney led the way for team ITP at the John Penton Grand National Cross Country race, winning the XC1 Modified class in his home state. Team ITP-sponsored side-by-side racers earned second and third place in Class 19 (SxS) podium at the 2014 Tecate SCORE International Baja 500 in Baja California, Mexico. Branden Sims and Justin Lambert finished second and third, respectively in the gnarly desert endurance event. ITP also had ATV Pro Josh Creamer reach both the Pro and Pro-Am podiums at the New England ATV Motocross series in Maine.
SCORE released the official results of the third round of its five-race World Championship Series for 2014. The race was held this past weekend in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico, spanning 447.86-miles in distance. There were a total of 232 starters for this year’s race, with 126 finishers, or a finishing rate of 54.31 percent. Racers represented 20 U.S. States and 15 different countries.
Chandler, AZ — Time to feel the heat at the 17th Annual O’Reilly Auto Parts Ozark 4-Wheel Jamboree Nationals in Springfield, MO. DragonFire is teaming up with Tucker Rocky Distributing and Marionville Powersports to show off the hottest new UTV accessories on June 21-22. With monster trucks, mud bogs and more than 1,000 4-wheel drive vehicles on hand, this represents the ideal place to demonstrate the DragonFire product lines.
CYPRESS, Calif. – May 29, 2014 – Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., announces the expanded platform for its GRANT (Guaranteeing Responsible Access to our Nation’s Trails) program, along with a new name: Outdoor Access Initiative. Designed to extend support to off-highway vehicle (OHV) users in a wider variety of outdoor activities, the Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative remains the industry leader in supporting safe, responsible use and open sustainable access to trails and riding areas.
“Yamaha is the leader in supporting our industry and customers on OHV issues as well as conservation, land access and safe, responsible use of ATV and SxS vehicles – whether in recreation, hunting or agricultural settings,” said Mike Martinez, Yamaha’s ATV/SxS group Vice President. “The GRANT program always has welcomed applications from diverse groups. With this new name, we make it clear that the Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative actively encourages the submission of projects that support safe, responsible use of OHVs as well as sustainable access to land for all outdoor enthusiasts.”
Valcourt, Québec – Can-Am Maverick 1000R drivers finished first and second in the Open side-by-side class and overall at the 12 Hours of La Tuque endurance race in Quebec, Canada. Maverick pilots also swept the UTV Open class podium this past weekend at round three of the American Woods Racing Championship Series (AWRCS) in Pennsylvania.
Ontario, California – ITP ATV motocross racers tallied four class wins and 18 podiums at round three of the 2014 Mtn. Dew ATV Motocross National Championship series in Mount Morris, Pa. Team side-by-side racers also produced a couple more podiums in the Lucas Oil Regional Off Road Series in California.
Valcourt, Québec – Can-Am DS 450 ATV Pro Joel Hetrick notched his first Pro class win of the year Saturday at round three of the 2014 Mtn. Dew ATV Motocross National Championship series held in Mount Morris, Pa. Can-Am DS 450 racers Jeffrey Rastrelli and Ronnie Higgerson also went 1-2 in the Pro-Am class Sunday at the renowned High Point Raceway.
Dragonfire Racing wonders if the fourth time is a charm? DragonFire is diving into season #5 of the popular Destination Polaris TV show, with their episode set to air in a couple of weeks. Since the show is now airing on Fox Sports Net, the company says that virtually every area of the country will be able to “Feel The Heat” when the Project X4 rig is unveiled on June 22nd.
Torrance, CA: With the addition of the all-new 2015 Pioneer 500™, Honda adds a heavy dose of fun to its line of side-by-sides. The Pioneer 500 carries two people to off-road adventures, is perfect for chores on the farm or a relaxed trail ride out in the country and it’s packed with Honda’s famous quality and durability at a suggested retail price of $8,499.