WIENEN WINS A TEXAS MUDDER

The 2016 ProX ATV Motocross National Championship presented by CST Tires, an AMA National Championship, continued today, April 9, at Underground MX Park (UGMX) in Kemp, Texas. The racing action was nothing short of exciting with changing weather conditions creating an all-around exciting race day. With a mix of sun and rain the ATV Pro class was put to the test when it comes to their riding skills, but at the end of the two grueling motos it was Wienen motorsports/Yamaha/Maxxis/SSi Decals/Walsh Racecraft/FLY Racing's Chad…

YAMAHA’S GNCC ATV RACERS

WALKER FOWLER Starting off the 2016 Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) series at the top of the podium, N-Fab/Am Pro/Moto-XPerts Yamaha-sponsored Walker Fowler will defend his XC1 Pro ATV class title after securing the 2015 championship aboard his YFZ450R at only 22 years of age. Despite his youth, Fowler brings a decade of two and four-wheel experience to the podium, finishing every series no lower than second since his introduction to GNCC racing in the 2006 GNCC 90cc mod. class. COLE RICHARDSON…

YAMAHA’S 2016 UTV RACERS

DUSTIN NELSON Introducing the world’s first and only pure sport SxS to the competitive racing circuit, Dustin Nelson and Weller Racing’s Corry Weller have been tapped to compete in the YXZ1000R as Yamaha’s supported SxS racers for 2016. Both Nelson and Weller bring long-time championship-winning experience to the track for the YXZ1000R’s racing debut. A seasoned Yamaha racer and titleholder, Nelson began racing motocross professionally in the late 1990s, competing on both two wheels and four, including racing the…

YAMAHA’S 2016 ATVMX RACERS

Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, the best-selling Sport ATV brand in America, announces its 2016 Side-by-Side (SxS) and ATV racers Commanding the ATV MX effort for Yamaha in 2016 is four-time AMA Pro ATV champion Chad Wienen on his Wienen Motorsports/SSI YFZ450R. In 2015, Wienen became only the second racer in ATV MX history to win four back-to-back AMA Pro ATV MX championships, and the third in ATV MX history to be named a four-time champion. In 2016, already off to a winning start, Wienen looks to continue making…

ATVMX IS LOOKING FOR FEEDBACK

ATVMX participants are being asked for feedback on event race orders for 2016. The tentative 2016 ATVMX race orders (click this link to see the race orders) are now available for inspection and public comment through Friday, April 1, 2016. Thereafter, the final race orders will be announced Monday, April 4, 2016. You can comment at [email protected] For ATVMX info go to www.atvmotocross.com.

BETTER LUCKY THAN GOOD!

We had a good day of testing today, and it was made better by the weather raining and snowing everywhere but on us! Those clouds in the background dropped a bunch of snow in the Angeles National Forest. We were a bit cold, but that is better than wet and cold! Look for more photos from today in the next Dirt Wheels Magazine.

A NEW WAY TO BE POLARIS COOL

What if you can't bear warm food and drinks? Did you know Polaris offers heavy-duty coolers that even hold ice longer than competitive offerings? Offered in two sizes, 30 QT and 60 QT, they are perfect for use in off-road vehicles whether you’re on the trail, on the hunt, on the job or in the dunes. These units are pricey, but the locking lid will keep out bears and raccoons! Plus ice takes longer to melt in these babies than in competitive coolers thanks to 2-inch insulation. Standard drain plug and nylon carry handles…

BLACK HILLS ATV RALLY

Watch for the May 2016 issue of Dirt Wheels to see the latest where to ride guide for spring and early summer events that make great destinations. We learned of the Black Hills ATV Rally too late for the issue, but it looks like a great event. for info go to www.blackhilssatvrally.com

POLARIS RZRS WIN MINT 400 PRO PRODUCTION CLASSES

The Mint 400 is a race that has history, fame, and notoriety. Its first run was 1967, and then it disappeared in 1988 for 20 years, and then was resurrected in 2008. In 2012 the Mint 400 opened up a class for UTVs. The Polaris-supported Lonestar RZR XP1000 Turbo car of Brandon Sims and Justin Krause was top UTV overall at 18th racing against high-dollar trucks and buggies. Their time was within an hour of the overall four-wheel winner's time. Justin Lambert and Mitchell Alsup teamed up in the naturally aspirated Cognito…

NEW ANTIGRAVITY MICRO-STARTS

Antigravity lightweight batteries is famous for light, powerful batteries. In addition to batteries that can be installed in place of the heavy lead-acid units that come in popular ATVs and UTVs, Antigravity makes tiny little jump-start units that are slightly bigger than a cell phone but will jump start an ATV, UTV or even your truck! The Micro-Start line-up has been redesigned, and the new models will start your vehicle or charge 12-volt machines, 19-volt laptops or two USB devices. We love Micro-Starts and use them…