Cognito Takes Best in the Desert’s Silver State 300

Cognito Takes Best in the Desert’s Silver State 300, May 6, 2014– Polaris RZR dominated Best in the Desert’s Silver State 300, in Nevada. Polaris Factory Racers Justin Lambert and Co-Driver Jeremiah in their Cognito Motorsports No. 1918 RZR XP 4 1000 would take first, Polaris Racers Scott Kiger and Mark Holz would take second in their No. 1934 Coastal Racing RZR XP 1000 and Branden Sims and Tim Krauss in their No, 1913 RZR took third for a full sweep of the podium.


Cognito debuted their new RZR XP 4 1000 in the race with only 50 miles of testing and starting in the fifteenth position. Around RM55 when the dust settled, Cognito was able to start picking up spots on their race to the top. Midway through the race they were five minutes from the leaders and were able to sneak past them for their first BITD win. Polaris RZRs would take the seven top spots out of 20 Pro Riders with Coastal Racing in second, Sims in third, Jagged X’s Schueler in fourth, Jeff Obering in fifth, Jagged X’s Scanlon in sixth and John Angal in his inaugural race in seventh.


The next Best in the Desert Race is Vegas to Reno, August 14-16.


Jagged X is sponsored by Polaris, Walker Evans Shocks, Polaris Lubricants, CR Designs, Simpson Safety, OMF Performance, Muzzy’s, Factory UTV, Tire Blocks, Varta Powersports, Vision X lighting, Mountain States Contracting, and UTV Underground. 

Coastal Racing is sponsored by Coastal Drilling, Holz Racing, Polaris, Walker Evans Racing, Kroyer Racing Engines, Utendorfer Design, BF Goodrich tires. 

Cognito Motorsports is sponsored by Polaris, FOX Racing SHOX, Sparks Performance, Method Race Wheels, Factory UTV, Mystik Lubricants, ITP and Rugged Radios.

PHOTO CREDIT: Rusty Baptist / 

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