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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.

Outdoor-Alliance-Logo-3-7-2017Washington, DC – Today, the Senate passed H.J. Res 44, a measure also passed by the House a few weeks ago, to roll back the public process and progressive management on the 245 million acres of Bureau of Land Management (BLM) land. Congress used the Congressional Review Act (CRA), an arcane rule that allows Congress to roll back agency regulations within 60 days, to repeal BLM Planning 2.0. Planning 2.0 was a widely-lauded effort to modernize the 30 year-old rules currently governing land planning on BLM land and give it a better public process.

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Corona, CA
– As the dust settled and the time ticked down, Team Total Chaos Fabrication charged the Nevada desert and crossed the finish line in 5th place in class at the 2017 Mint 400.  Underpowered in the world of 7200 trucks and running in the Unlimited race, with 7 DNF’d vehicles in the class, Nicole Pitell-Vaughan drove every last race mile and brought the Toyota Tacoma across the finish line virtually unscathed.

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CRANDON, WI
– Since 1970, Crandon International Raceway has provided three generations of loyal fans with dirt throwing, high-intensity action and history-making performances. Crandon’s purpose-built, 400-acre facility is the world finest, and has long hosted the largest crowds and most significant events in short-course off-road racing.

5 Mint 400 pics
The Mint 400 is one of the best known and most prestigious races in all of off-road racing.  Merely finishing is an accomplishment but winning is an incredible honor.  Here are 5 of our favorite photos from the 2017 Mint 400.

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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.

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ADELAIDE, S.A., AUSTRALIA – Sheldon Creed out dueled Toby Price in Saturday’s thrilling second round of the SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks at the Clipsal 500 in Adelaide, South Australia.

Pole sitter Robby Gordon of Orange, Calif.; driving the SPEED Energy/ Toyo Tires truck would benefit from a poor finish on Friday to start up front in Round 2.

BlueRibbon-Coalition-NEW-Logo-6-21-16Editor’s Note: The BlueRibbon Coalition sent out this note regarding the BLM seeking input on Southwest Idaho planning. See the details below.

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is announcing it is beginning preparation of two Environmental Assessments for travel management plans on public lands in Owyhee County. The BLM is hosting two public meetings and seeking comments to assist the BLM in identifying appropriate areas for motorized and non-motorized recreation on public lands in the Bruneau and Owyhee field offices.

Bryce-Menzies-Trucks-Baja-Designs-3-3-2017
Bryce Menzies joins the list of racers who demand only the best lighting equipment available. Menzies relied on Baja Designs at the beginning of his racing career and over the years he and the Scientists of Lighting have converged again on a similar trajectory; to become the best. A versatile and talented driver with a long list of racing accomplishments; Menzies will be busy in 2017. He will be racing Best In The Desert, SCORE, the TORC and Lucas Oil Off Road Series in both Pro-2 and Pro-4, and he will compete in 5 international rallies in the Mini X-Raid series. When your schedule is so demanding, and so diverse, you need the Scientists of Lighting at Baja Designs.  

Apache-Trackkit-Can-Am-3-2-2017
The Can-Am accessories group recently unveiled a new product for ATV owners looking to hit the snow. The new Apache Backcountry Track System for Can-Am ATVs help tackle “deep backcountry snow and challenging winter conditions.”