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UTV RACE

RED BULL STONE SCRAMBLE

By the Dirt Wheels staff RED BULL STONE SCRAMBLE WHAT: Red Bull Stone Scramble, an original UTV race featuring unique course elements and thrilling competition, will make its debut as part of Brimstone® Paragon on Saturday, September 18. The custom-built off-road course, known for its incredible landscape, traverses the remote wilds, backcountry woods and mountainous terrain of Northeast Tennessee. Thus providing an epic single-day race uniting the affinity of the off-road racing enthusiast with recreational and…

EVENT: BEST IN THE DESERT PARKER 250

New winners for the season opener By the staff of Dirt Wheels, Photos by Harlan Foley The Best in the Desert season opener held record-breaking racer attendance with 330 total entries. Over 100 entries were registered for the various Pro UTV categories and 54 among the UTV Turbo class. The UTV Unlimited class nearly doubled in size from the previous year. The UTV Pro Open class ran for the first time in the Tensor Tire Parker 250 and was claimed by Mitchell Alsup. This class was designed to allow a more…

2021 CAN-AM UTV KING OF THE HAMMERS

 By the staff of Dirt Wheels The Can-Am UTV King of the Hammers Presented by Progressive is one of the biggest off-road events in the U.S. Last year nearly 60,000 people made their way to the lakebed—the only level and easily passable real estate in Johnson Valley. Leave the lakebed and the terrain turns to sand, rocks or boulders, which is the point to KOH. During a pandemic, many were worried that this year would be canceled like almost all 2020 off-road gatherings and races. The KOH team worked endlessly to get…

TECH: 2017 CAN-AM X3 DRY-BREAK INSTALL

Fast and safe fuel By the staff of Dirt Wheels TECH: We recently caught up with Best in the Desert race series competitor Rick Smith who has been racing a 2017 Can-Am X3 with some light modifications suited for racing. While competing in the 2020 Laughlin Desert Classic in Laughlin, Nevada, Rick explained he lost a lot of time in the pits while fueling. The issue was filling the stock fuel tank with traditional fuel cans. His pit team tried using a high-capacity fast-fill fuel can thinking it would save some…

GBC HEARTLAND CHALLENGE

GBC HEARTLAND CHALLENGE GBC tires returns for another year of racing with the 13th Annual Heartland Challenge.  As in previous races, the challenge will be located in beautiful Carlisle, Iowa, and will feature racers from across the country all looking to secure a win in what is often considered one of the nation’s most demanding off-road races. Featuring a wide variety of obstacles and race conditions, the Heartland race has been known to push athletes to the limit both mentally and physically. GBC tires have…

2020 KING OF THE HAMMERS

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BtpYYijak40 2020 KING OF THE HAMMERS Front row seat for all the King of the Hammers action with our full race recap. The highs and lows of 2020’s gnarliest American race. To subscribe to Dirt Wheels Magazine in print or digital form click here https://hi-torque.com/product/dirtwheels. https://youtu.be/CMB52cZpVi0

2020 WORCS RACE

2020 WORCS RACE WORCS Season Opener: David Haagsma was able to cruise through the first round of WORCS this weekend in Primm Nevada. Haagsma was racing his Polaris RS1 build and took first in the SXS Pro Stock class. He also has a new Polaris RZR XP Pro build ready to go for the 2020 season. To subscribe to Dirt Wheels Magazine in print or digital form click here https://hi-torque.com/product/dirtwheels. 1 422 David Haagsma 2 35 Chris N. Johnson 3 93 Matthew Hancock…

2020 DAKAR RALLY

2020 DAKAR RALLY 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. 2020 DAKAR RALLY 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. To subscribe to Dirt Wheels Magazine in print or digital form click here …

2020 DAKAR RALLY

Can-Am Wins Third Consecutive Dakar Rally with World-Dominating Performance from Maverick X3 Pilot Casey Currie ©BRP 2020

2019 MINT 400

Mitch Guthrie Jr. Wins UTV Pro Turbo Class and Polaris RZR® Factory Drivers Sweep UTV Naturally Aspirated Podium