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UTV Racing

ATVS BEAT THE UTVS

Blurton’s fourth win By the staff of Dirt Wheels Photos by Harlan Foley ATVS BEAT UTVS Maxxis Tires “Casey Folks” Vegas to Reno, point-to-point desert race began as the longest race in the U.S. Thanks to the hard work of BITD, and originator Casey Folks, it has become the Big Daddy, the bucket-list event that draws racers from all points of the compass to the harsh Nevada desert. For 2020, Nevada was harsher than ever. August may be a good time for a Las Vegas casino swimming pool, but the typical summer…

BEST IN THE DESERT UTVs

BEST IN THE DESERT UTVs Take a look at all the impressively built UTVs that we captured at the 2020 Best in the Desert series. The first round was held in Parker, Arizona with 132 UTV team entries! To subscribe to Dirt Wheels Magazine in print or digital form click here https://hi-torque.com/product/dirtwheels.

GLEN HELEN WORCS RACE

By the staff of Dirt Wheels Photos by Collin Duffy and Daniel Gonzalez GLEN HELEN WORCS RACE The heat didn’t stay away for the 6th round of WORCS Racing at the infamous Glen Helen Raceway, September 13-15th. Racers pushed the limits, battled through an ever-changing rough course and the 100 plus degree temps for a chance at a podium spot. The course crew did their best to water the track enough for mud and slop to appear, and boulders were ripped out of the ground with each passing set of tires churning the Southern…

RZR BUILT FOR BIG ROCKS

By the staff of Dirt Wheels RZR BUILT FOR BIG ROCKS Sara Price is one of the most driven, capable, and impressive ladies we know in the off-road industry. We have featured her racing machines and adventures throughout our magazine, social media, and web presence. Sara and her remarkable co-pilot, Erika Sacks, have raced in Africa, competed in high-horsepower Baja trucks, and continue to battle for a top finish at the infamous annual King of the Hammers UTV race. Last year’s KOH was tough, and this year’s event…

PROJECT POLARIS RZR UPDATE #1

We are taking a 2019 Polaris RZR XP Turbo S Velocity and upgrading it to handle the abuse of rock crawling and desert driving. Parts from companies like BFD Off-Road, WARN, Assault Ind. and more are finding their home on this impressive build.

NEW RZR 570 YOUTH CLASS

NEW RZR 570 YOUTH CLASS Youth off-road racing has now grown beyond the age limit of the 170 and 250 classes. In 2019, the UTV World Championship will introduce the Youth Production 570 Class that will showcase racers from ages 10 to 16. “ The Youth Production 570 Class is the perfect bridge to the full size production classes and gives young racers time to develop their driving skills and learn the basics of off-road racing. The future of off-road racing starts here at the UTV World Championship! “We have never had such…

2019 POLARIS RZR XP 1000 PROJECT

By the staff of Dirt Wheel 2019 POLARIS RZR XP 1000 PROJECT UTV racer Adrian Orellana didn’t drift into the sport by buying a recreational car and gradually adding to it. He bought a brand-new Polaris RZR XP 1000 and immediately tore the entire car apart and delivered the frame to Fabwerx. Fabwerx had no qualms about cutting nearly the entire stock frame away. Basically, Fabwerx started with the two main-frame rails and constructed a new racer from that starting point. Orellana’s race team is Rancho Racing.…

PRO UTV DRIVING SECRETS

PRO UTV DRIVING SECRETS By Ron Lawson UTV racing is a melting pot of immigrants. The whole sport consists of drivers who came from Somewhere Else. Some are ATV riders, some are buggy drivers and some come from the motorcycle world. A sport that’s scarcely a decade old is unlikely to have its own natives. Even those who have been in it since the start have seen such a tidal wave of change that it’s essentially a new sport today. The interesting part is that there’s no guaranteed path to success. Each discipline…

WILDCAT XX RACES TO THE FRONT

-- Team Wildcat’s Ray Bulloch Steers Wildcat™ XX to First Win -- TEXTRON PRESS RELEASE: Earlier this year, Textron Specialized Vehicles introduced a game-changing, high performance vehicle, the all-new Textron Off Road Wildcat XX. Two months later, Team Wildcat Racer Ray Bulloch took it to the top of the SxS Pro Stock podium and took the Overall at WORCS Racing’s Round 5 in Hurricane, Utah! The Wildcat XX’s DNA is from racing so its early arrival on the podium over higher-powered turbo vehicles is no surprise. Designed…