‘UTILITY TERRAIN CHALLENGE’ SERIES HITS THE DIRT AT RACEWAY PARK DURING THE POWERSPORTS ATV TOUR’S 2006 SEASON FINALE WEEKEND
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ENGLISHTOWN, N.J. (Aug. 8, 2006) — The WPSA PowerSports ATV Championship Tour will host a Utility Terrain Challenge exhibition race, during the PowerSports ATV Tour Grand Championship Aug. 19-20 at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park in Englishtown, N.J. The event will be held the Saturday of the race weekend as part of the PowerSports Tour Grand Championship 2006 season finale.
The new class is open to utility vehicles, such as the Yamaha Rhino, Arctic Cat Prowler, the Polaris Ranger and others. These four-wheel, two-seat utility machines, will compete on the big air QuadMX course, showcasing the machines’ horsepower and agility. Rules will allow a host of aftermarket modifications, making these true racing machines.
“We have received feedback from many riders and fans interested in seeing utility vehicles have their own Championship Class in which to compete,” said PowerSports Entertainment, Inc. CEO Rick Murphy. “During preliminary tests at previous events this season, we found utility vehicle racing both exciting and competitive. We will pay close attention to the exhibition in New Jersey with the idea of adding this class to next season’s Championship lineup.”
Supplementary Rules governing the Utility Terrain Challenge event can be downloaded in the Rule Book Updates section of www.PowerSportsTour.com.
The PowerSports ATV Tour Grand Championship kicks off with open practice on Friday, Aug. 19. Racing gets underway Saturday, with a full card of qualifying and finals for the Pro classes, as well as Amateur, Pro-Am and Youth class qualifying. Sunday will also feature a full show for the Pros, with finals scheduled for the remaining classes. Tickets, which start at $20 per day for adults and $10 for kids 6-12, will be available at the gate. Please visit www.PowerSportsTour.com or www.RacewayPark.com for more information.
About the PowerSports ATV Tour
The PowerSports ATV Championship Tour is North America’s newest ATV racing tour and features the greatest show on dirt. The Tour is North America’s premier form of ATV racing, with its jumps, gyrations and dirt-slinging racing action. The Tour is sanctioned by the World PowerSports Association, North America’s largest and most respected ATV and snowmobile sanctioning body, and promoter of ATV and snowmobile racing on both the regional and national level. For more information, please visit www.PowerSportsTour.com.