Lake Elsinore, CA – The Teryx Girls had an adventurous 2015 and are ready to make 2016 even more exciting as Sara Price and Erica Sacks are committed to the Ultimate Desert Race the 2016 King of the Hammers. This all-new challenge will test the girls physically and mentally as they race through Johnson Valley, California speeding through open desert and slowly tackling the technical rock crawling sections of the course. The King of the Hammers is a true test of (wo)man and machine as last year only three of the 51 entrants finished the race in 2015.
RENO, Nev., USA — Putting an exclamation point on the conclusion of the captivating five-race 2015 SCORE World Desert Championship, the CBS Sports Network will present a weekend of SCORE—re-airing the first four races highlighted by Sunday’s special two-hour premier show of the 48th Bud Light SCORE Baja 1000.
In 2015 UTVUnderground.com teamed up with Mad Media and the Best in The Desert (BITD) Off-Road Racing Association and created the first ever UTV World Championship on the edge of the Colorado River in Laughlin, NV. The multi-discipline UTV race was a huge success and brought desert and short course UTV racers together for one massive weekend of racing. No other UTV event has captured the spirit of the UTV culture like the UTV World Championship. The Multi-day event included desert racing, short course racing, enthusiast rides, an industry business summit, as well as a showcase for UTV manufacturers and aftermarket manufacturing companies.
Chandler, AZ — DragonFire is the defending Lucas Oil Off-Road Regionals Unlimited UTV champ, three time Mint 400 winners, 2014 UTV Rally Raid title holder and 2015 Best In The Desert Unlimited Pro UTV champions, so to say we know racing is something of an understatement. We have combined our years of winning with another winner, Weller Racing, to create a complete performance package for the Polaris RZR.
GREENVILLE, S.C. – The brand that invented the all-terrain tire category is putting its heritage of success in off-road racing behind the largest desert race in the United States annually – the Mint 400. The Polaris RZR Mint 400 Presented by BFGoodrich Tires will be March 9-12, 2016, near Las Vegas.
Minneapolis – The Best in the Desert (BITD) Henderson 250 would settle who would win the BITD Pro UTV Class Championship. Polaris factory racers Johnny Angal and Justin Lambert would go into the race with the best shot at the championship and would not disappoint.
The Polaris RZR UTV World Championship presented by UTVUnderground.com will premiere today, Wednesday, December 16th, at 3:00 p.m. EST/12:00 p.m. PST on NBC Sports.
Ontario, California – The Can-Am / S3 Racing team of Dustin Jones and Shane Dowden won the 1900 P class at the Henderson 250, the Best In The Desert series finale recently held in Nevada. The BITD season championship, however, was earned by UTV Inc. / Polaris driver Johnny Angal in just his second season of desert racing. In fact, with the final results added to the points mix, ITP drivers actually secured the top three overall finishing spots as Can-Am / ITP / Murray Racing and Cognito Motorsports / Polaris / ITP joined Angal on the season’s overall podium.
RENO, Nev., USA — SCORE International announced today, as part of its burgeoning global media expansion, that it has signed an agreement with France’s AB Moteurs to broadcast all six (6) of its 2014 and 2015 U.S. television programs featuring the entire five-race SCORE World Desert Championship, throughout all of France starting after the first of the year. This will deliver all of the action of SCORE International’s 2014 and 2015 seasons, including the legendary SCORE Baja 1000, to its growing fan base in France on the channel that carries both NASCAR and Monster Jam programming among numerous other properties.
“We are thrilled to be licensing our television programming to France through AB Moteurs” said Roger Norman, CEO/President of SCORE International. “SCORE International and its sponsors have invested significant resources to create world-class television programming of our spectacular and unique events for broadcast across the U.S., Latin American, Caribbean, Australia and New Zealand. Now, we’ll be able to further expand our media capabilities to share this incredible content with France and Western Europe.”
With many Class Championships still on the line and waiting to be decided, a record turnout of 220 teams showed up to race the last running of Best In The Desert’s Henderson “250” presented by Supercross.com.
Deciding just a few days before the race, Tavo Vildosola entered the “Henderson 250” to wanting test a few things out on his Ford Trick Truck. He ended up qualifying 11th in Time Trials then went on to win the race. Vildosola finished a mere 58 seconds ahead of Tracy Graf after pole winner Josh Daniel dropped out of the race with rear end failure only six miles from the finish line.