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MAXXIS TAKES ON KING OF HAMMERS

-- Maxxis Press Release -- CJ AND JOHNNY GREAVES, KYLE ANDERSON FINISH KOH ON MAXXIS’ ROXXZILLA, LIBERTY TIRES Out of more than 100 drivers who began the brutal Can-AM King of the Hammers UTV Race presented by HCR Racing, only 12 made it to the finish line. Three Maxxis-sponsored racers were among them: CJ Greaves finished fifth, his father Johnny Greaves finished seventh, and Kyle Anderson took ninth place. Although both have won multiple short course off-road championships, CJ and Johnny Greaves were rookies in…

NEW POLARIS RS1 WINS FIRST RACE

Factory RZR Driver Ronnie Anderson Validates Polaris’ New Single Seat Race-Inspired RZR RS1 With Dominating Victories Polaris Press Release – Just days following its commercial release, the all-new Polaris single seat RZR® RS1 captured two first-place finishes in its first competitive race this weekend at the WORCS season opener at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. Polaris Factory Racing athlete Ronnie Anderson swept the Pro Side by Side classes, taking the title in the SxS Pro and Pro Stock classes, with a dominating…

2018 WHERE TO RIDE GUIDE

-- The amount of fun you have on your ATV or UTV is usually based on the great places you take it to ride. Knowing where the best riding areas are is key. Well, here's a list of some of those places. These dates showcase when a special event occurs there. If you've never been to an ATV/UTV Jamboree, festival or rally you don't know what you're missing. Ask anyone who's ever been to one, because they're always eager to go back again. It's just fun to hang out at a beautiful riding area with so many other enthusiasts who think…

2018 DAKAR RALLY RESULTS

-- The annual Dakar Rally is a long distance off-road race that takes place in South America. It attracts entries from the heartiest off-road racers from countries all over the world. For 2018 the course was over 5,000 miles long and traveled across the toughest terrain in Peru, Bolivia and Argentina. It was divided up into 14 stages and required two weeks to complete. There are separate classes for dirt bikes, quads, UTVs, rally cars and trucks. Every vehicle is modified for extra durability and to haul extra fuel,…

CAN-AM X3 WINS DAKAR RALLY

-- The 2018 Dakar Rally included over 5,000 miles of South America's brutal terrain, divided into 14 stages that took two weeks to complete. At the conclusion it was Can-Am's X3 Turbo taking the overall win in the UTV class. Reinaldo Varela and Gustavo Gugelmin of Brazil were the pilots of the X3. (From left) Gustavo Gugelmin and, driver of record, Reinaldo Varela won the SxS category in their South Racing Can-Am Maverick X3 at the 2018 Dakar Rally in South America. The tandem of Leonel Larrauri and Fernando…

2018 BIG 6 ADELANTO GRAND PRIX

FUN IN THE SUN IN SOCAL The first round of the Big 6 Grand Prix racing series kicked off with a fun event for the whole family to enjoy! Riders from all over the west coast showed up to test their skills against each other in multiple types of terrain. This first round of the 2018 series was held at the Maverick Stadium in the High Desert of Adelanto, CA. FUN EVENTS Every January, the So Cal Motorcycle club puts on the first round of Big 6 with a three-day weekend of events planned everywhere you turn.…

QUAD RIDES ACROSS WATER

ANOTHER GREAT MOMENT IN ATV HISTORY It happened right after the world changed from 1999 to the year 2000, and Dirt Wheels was there to capture the epic event on film for all to see. In case you missed it here is your chance to see the full story as it appeared in our February 2000 issue. It's still amazing even to this day.

Test Drive a Yamaha YXZ!

Jump Champs time trials were being held at Glen Helen Raceway this weekend and Yamaha came out in full force with a fleet of YXZ's to give spectators an opportunity to take a test drive. The test vehicles included the 1000R, 1000RSS and SE, as well as the lower geared 1000R and and a Rekluse clutch model. In the famed hills of Glen Helen, riders could put the YXZ through its paces and get a feel for what this machine is all about. The 20 minute ride allows for a taste of the YXZ's speed, handling, and capabilities.…

CAN-AM WINS BEST IN THE DESERT

– Phil Blurton piloted his Can-Am / No Limit RD Maverick X3 Turbo R side-by-side vehicle to the UTV Pro Production Turbo class championship this past weekend at the Best In The Desert Pahrump Nugget 250 in Nevada. It was the first BITD championship for both Blurton and factory Can-Am and the third major championship won by a racer of a Maverick X3 Turbo R vehicle in 2017. Francois-Charles Dumas, Simon Belzile, Beau Judge, Phil Blurton, Phil Blurton Sr., and Jeff Leclerc all celebrate the 2017 Best In the Desert UTV…

WHERE THE BLACKTOP ENDS: CAN-AM 500 RACE

CanAm has renewed their sponsorship with NASCAR! The Can-Am 500 was held this weekend in Pheonix, AZ. Not on did the BRP brand host the race but also the sponsor for Matt DiBenedetto of the GoFAS racing team. With many NASCAR fans also being off road enthusiasts,especially in Arizona, Can-Am took advantage of the opportunity to show everyone what their brand is all about. BRP hosted a number of lucky guests for VIP treatment at the race this weekend. Dealers, fans, media, and contest winners came from far and wide…

30 Three-Wheelers Invade Lake Elsinore GP

An enthusiastic group of Three-Wheeler racers hit the rough, miles long course at what Dirt Series called the 49th Annual Lake Elsinore Grand Prix. While it has been 49 years since the first event, there were many years when it wasn't held. Basically from the early 1970s until 1996 when Riverside resident Goat Breker brought the GP back. Now it is run by Dirt Series in conjunction with the city of Lake Elsinore. Tom Decrescente (63) and Cody Webber (20) were first and second in the ATC 250cc class, and Dwight Jeckel…

LAKE ELSINORE GRAND PRIX THIS WEEKEND!

-- QUADS, UTVs & 3-WHEELERS RACING AT THIS FAMOUS EVENT -- The legendary Lake Elsinore Grand Prix was the big race you saw in the movie "On Any Sunday" with Steve McQueen. Well, it's still going strong and the 49th running is happening on November 10, 11 & 12 along the shores of Lake Elsinore, located in Southern California, southeast of Los Angeles. The race also goes through the streets of that town. It's wild, exciting and the most fun you'll have, either as a spectator or a competitor. The cross-country…