2020 marked the first year that the UTV class of Dakar was won by an American. Casey Currie took first place in a Monster Energy Can-Am Maverick. Another American team placed in the top ten for 2020, also from team Can-Am. Although there were no Americans ranked in the quad class, the fact that these racers were able to complete this monumental race deserves to be recognized.
BRP’s Maverick X3 side-by-side vehicle has won the 41st edition of the Dakar Rally in South America for the second year in a row. A popular choice for many racing teams, the Maverick X3 vehicle was dominant on the circuit, as nearly 80% of the vehicles racing in the SxS category were Maverick X3, proving Can-Am’s leadership in this category. Can-Am had more than 20 teams entered in the 2019 Dakar Rally, which lasted 11 days and featured a 5,000-kilometer course (around 3,100 miles) that started and ended in Lima, Peru.…