San Diego, CA – The UTV World Championship announced today that RIGID will return as sponsor for the 2017 UTV World Championship being held April 13-15, 2017 in Laughlin, NV. RIGID is the leaders in LED off-road lighting systems and have continued to push innovation and technology in the UTV and off-road industry for over 10 years. RIGID joins the ever growing list of industry sponsors joining the 2017 UTV World Championship event.
SAN FELIPE, Baja California, Mexico – Looking to add to his record-setting class win total, SoCal’s veteran age-group motorcycle racer Jim O’Neal will lead 61 racers who have combined for 159 class wins among over 200 racers expected to start Saturday’s 31st SCORE San Felipe 250 desert race. O’Neal, 72, the noted apparel manufacturer from Simi Valley, Calif., has 16 class wins in San Felipe and will be the rider of record on a team in the Pro Moto Limited class in the season-opener of the internationally-televised four-race 2017 SCORE World Desert Championship.
Entries to date from 25 U.S. States, host Mexico, Australia, Austria, Canada, Egypt, Germany and Guatemala are entered thus far. The event will be held Wednesday to Sunday in San Felipe, Baja California, Mexico, the quaint fishing village on the Sea of Cortez, 125 miles south of the U.S. Border at Calexico, Calif.
MAHWAH, NJ – Today, Jaguar Land Rover announced that owners of Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles with InControl Wi-Fi will have access to a prepaid unlimited data plan for $20 per month1 enabled by AT&T. The prepaid unlimited data plan, which is available across the U.S.2, makes it easier and more affordable for Jaguar and Land Rover vehicle owners using the brand’s InControl platform to stay connected while on-the-go3.
Not everything that happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. Lee O’Donnell wowed the crowed this past weekend in The Mad Scientist truck at the Monster Jam World Finals in Vegas, as he landed the first-ever monster truck front flip.
Suwanee, GA – Omix-ADA, the world’s largest independent manufacturer and wholesaler of Jeep, truck and off-road parts and accessories, today announced that its 2016 Jeep Wrangler JK, which was presented at the 2016 SEMA Show and built in conjunction with famed racer Richard Petty’s custom shop, is slated to be auctioned for charity without reserve at Mecum Auctions on April 8, 2017 in Houston, Texas. All proceeds will be donated to Victory Junction Camp, a charity organization founded by the Petty family to help care for children with special needs.
UTVUnderground.com is proud to announce that with support from Polaris RZR, five brand new Polaris machines will be awarded to race winners of the 2017 Polaris RZR UTV World Championship powered by Monster Energy. Last year the event set the industry on fire when it announced that it would be giving away four new RZR’s at the event, for 2017 event organizers have once again raised the bar by dishing out over $80,000 in machines that include RZRs and the new ACE 150. The Polaris RZR UTV World Championship powered by Monster Energy takes place April 13th-16th in Laughlin NV.
ENSENADA, Mexico – As the number of entries continue to escalate reflecting the lasting popularity of the event, 11 defending class winners will be looking to repeat in next week’s season-opening 31st annual SCORE San Felipe 250 desert race in Baja California, Mexico.
Entries to date from 25 U.S. States, host Mexico, Australia, Austria, Canada, Egypt, Germany and Guatemala are preparing for the popular season-opener of the four-race internationally-televised 2017 SCORE World Desert Championship. The event will be held next Wednesday to Sunday in San Felipe, the quaint fishing village on the Sea of Cortez, 125 miles south of the U.S. Border at Calexico, Calif.
Agua Dulce, Calif.: Napier tents will be used by the NORRA Mexican 1000 crew during the 50th anniversary of the rally in 2017. NORRA crew members spend long hours in the desert scouting the course and providing assistance during the rally stages. Napier tents allow them to set up camp in minutes if need be, and begin relaxing after a long day. The NORRA crew puts in a lot of work, but it’s worth it. “The Happiest Race On Earth!” is entirely about having fun and creating memories that will last a lifetime. NORRA participants experience the most stunningly beautiful Baja scenery as they make their way down the entire length of the Baja Peninsula. After each day of racing, they have enough free time to experience a different location in Baja with friends and family. Each overnight stop has its own unique charm and character.
Can-Am off-road has launched its 2017 Can-Am factory racing team and also announced its Can-Am X-Team ATV and SxS Rider Contingency Program. The amateur and professional racing contingency program includes more than a $350,000 in total payouts and covers numerous racing series for ATVs and side-by-side vehicles across North America.
The Can-Am X-Team off-road consists of 18 teams competing with Can-Am Renegade 4×4 ATVs and Can-Am Maverick side-by-side vehicles.