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AMSOIL GNCC Racing ATV Highlights

The thirteenth and final round of the 2017 AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) series, presented by Maxxis, and AMA National Championship, took place today, October 28, at the Ironman Raceway in Crawfordsville, Indiana. The overcast and chilly temperatures didn't stop racers and fans from flocking to the popular AMSOIL Ironman GNCC to witness WFR/Yamaha/Maxxis/Fly Racing's Walker Fowler fight his way to his 12th overall victory of the season. It didn't take long for Fowler to get out front once the green flag waved on the AMSOIL Ironman GNCC, grabbing the $250 Wiseco Holeshot Award en route. Dillinger's Celtic Pub/GBC Motorsports/Moose Racing's Marty Christofferson was in a close second, but as the first lap continued to progress JMR/'s Jarrod McClure made his way to the runner-up position.

Warn Industries Releases New Powersports Winch for Sport Side x Sides

Warn Industries has released a new winch for the powersports market, specifically aimed at the growing sport side x side segment. The WARN ProVantage 4500-SSD (Synthetic Short Drum) offers 4,500 lbs. (2041 kg) of pulling capacity, specifically designed to meet the needs of a side x side. But this winch has a narrower short-drum configuration to fit the mounting constraints of compact sport side x sides, such as the Polaris RZR.

Electronic Cruise Controls Now Available for Dyna and Softail Models

Electronic Cruise Controls Now Available for Dyna and Softail ModelsHarley-Davidson owners experience ergonomic and economic benefits of MCCruiseMount Waverley, Victoria; October 31, 2017—MotorCycle Cruise Controls, a global leader in precision speed control, recently announced that its after-market electronic cruise control kit for motorcycles has been adapted for use with Harley-Davidson Dyna® and Softail® standard models from 2007 through 2016. Available for purchase directly from the manufacturer as well as through select United States dealers, the electronic cruise control from MotorCycle Cruise Controls, a company popularized over 20 years as ‘Mc’Cruise because of its web URL, provides unique benefits for riders experiencing discomfort or pain while riding, including reduced fatigue and greater fuel range. The company's model-specific cruise control design ensures road-tested, superior performance for each custom installation. MCCruise kits can be readily adapted to any Harley-Davidson equipped with the factory's standard throttle body fittings, including certain Roadking® models, while special adaptation for Sportster® models is also possible.    


You're Invited
YOU ARE INVITED TO THE 1st ANNUAL JEEPCEMBER 2017Come join your fellow VIP Jeepers for an “Invitation Only” JEEPCEMBER Holiday Jeepfest Extreme! This 3-day Jeepfest will be a special holiday weekend filled with trail rides,competitions, playing hard and partying together all in one location!The whole family can have a blast during this 3-day family fun fest at Durhamtown Off-Road Resort. Over 90 beautiful cabins to choose from and 125 RV sites for accommodations! Even have camping areas for you hard core jeepers!

Ricky Johnson and Sara Price host the 2017 Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame before SEMA Show

OFF-ROAD MOTORSPORTS HALL OF FAME  Ricky Johnson and Sara Price host the 2017 Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame Induction & Awards Ceremony presented by SCORE International, on October 30 at the South Point in Las Vegas.  More than 400 guests, a virtual who's who of off-road. ORMHOF Class of 2017 inductees included Dave Ekins, Cliff Flannery, "Baja Bob" Gordon, and Bill Savage. Sara earned the 2016 Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame Rising Star Award in the UTV/ATV/MX category that is now the Impact Awards. A very Big congrats to the Impact Awards winners Kristen Matlock, Harley Letner, Daryl Folks, Robert Blanton, Wayland Campbell, Carl Renezeder.  “It was a beautiful night, with a house full of the most iconic people in Motorsports. Was a honor to stand on stage and inductee this years recipients along side Legend himself Ricky Johnson.” Says Price.

Textron Off Road Creates Havoc X

A New American Muscle Side-by-Side
It’s a thrill to announce the all-new 2018 Havoc X from Textron Off Road, a high-performance side-by-side flexing a hardcore work ethic and hair-raising wild streak. Havoc X blends class-leading suspension and ground clearance with enormous payload and towing capacities, all reinforced by 100-horsepower and 67-ft.-lbs. of torque. A Havoc X side-by-side will conquer the backcountry as comfortably as it will handle the back forty. It will tame the trails, handle the hard chores and transport trophy game.

Yamaha ATV & Side-by-Side Racers Continue Domination in 2017

Yamaha Rewards Winning with Donation to Breast Cancer Awareness Efforts at Ironman GNCC Finale
Yamaha Racing’s factory-supported and bLU cRU ATV and Side-by-Side (SxS) racers continue their winning ways in 2017, taking championships in Grand National Cross Country (GNCC), Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series (LOORRS), Lucas Oil Regional Off-Road Series (LORORS) and The Off-Road Championship (TORC). 

AMSOIL GNCC Racing WXC Highlights

The 2017 AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) series, presented by Maxxis, an AMA National Championship, came to a close this past weekend, October 28 and 29, in Crawfordsville, Indiana. Despite the chilly temperatures, the AMSOIL Ironman GNCC boasted the largest rider turnout of the season with 2,398 total riders, 96 of which were female.The ATV WXC championship was still up for grabs between Yamaha's Traci Pickens and Pirate MX/Axis/Texiera Tech's Angel Knox with only one point separating the pair as they lined up on Saturday morning. With two former champs going head-to-head all eyes were on the second row as the green flag waved. Pickens was the first to the holeshot line, with Knox and Ye Olde Cycle Barn's Alicia McCormick in tow.

Be the First to See the All-New Havoc

Enter to Win Off-Road Gear
On December 1st, our newest side-by-side arrives. It's bringing a class-leading suspension system with King Shocks, a ruthless 100HP engine and 2,000 pounds of towing. And it's ready to outmuscle and outperform anything in its path. So, is it a workhorse? A high-octane thrill ride? Or something in between? Who knows.We never were good with labels.