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News, releases, events, and updates from the off-road industry.

Guthrie Jr. Earns Wire-To-Wire Victory at Mint 400

ITP UltraCross R Spec tires from the Carlstar Group helped secure a 1-2 podium finish in Nevada
FRANKLIN, Tenn., March 10, 2017 - ITP racer Mitch Guthrie Jr. dominated the 2017 Best In The Desert (BITD) Mint 400 race in Primm, Nevada last weekend, winning the UTV overall and UTV Pro Turbo class in his No. 951 Polaris XP1K Turbo. Murray Racing finished second overall and second in class with their Can-Am X3 Turbo. Riding on ITP UltraCross R Spec tires, ITP racers notched the top two finishes, as well as four of the top five finishing times in the UTV Pro Turbo class at the second round of the national desert racing series.

A Big Deal at Big Buck: KYMCO Wins GNCC 4x4 Lites ATV

Spartanburg, South Carolina; The 2017 GNCC season opened last weekend at Big Buck, in Union, South Carolina, with KYMCO sponsored racer Justin Wood taking the win and the points lead in the a.m. GNCC 4x4 Lites ATV class, in a field of riders that included Can Am and Polaris mounted riders finishing second and third. The race was run in cool but sunny weather.

Battery Tender® Hits the Shelves at Camping World with a Select Line of Great Battery Chargers!

DeLand, Florida, March 7, 2017- DelTran USA is proud to announce their renewed partnership with Camping World! Camping World specializes in recreational vehicles, recreational vehicle parts and recreational vehicle service.

Yamaha Announces 2017 Side-by-Side and ATV Factory-Supported Racers

Jason Weller Captures Yamaha’s $5,000 bLU cRU Winnings at King of the Hammers
KENNESAW, Ga. – March 7, 2017 – Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, announces both its new and returning factory-supported Side-by-Side (SxS) and ATV racers for the 2017 season, including defending champions racing the YXZ1000R pure sport SxS and class-leading YFZ450R sport ATV. 

Stampede™ Offers Mossy Oak® Break-Up Country® Automotive Accessories

   Buford, GA, March 6, 2017 – Stampede Automotive Accessories, a brand of Lund International®, is pleased to announce that our popular sidewind deflectors, hood shields and fender flares are now available in Mossy Oak’s new Break-Up Country camo pattern.  With dramatically larger limbs, leaves, bark, branches and other digitally enhanced natural elements, Break-Up Country offers a fresh, new look like no pattern that has come before it

Textron Inc. Announces Acquisition of Arctic Cat Inc., a Leading Company in the Recreational Vehicle Industry

PROVIDENCE, R.I.—March 6, 2017-- Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Arctic Cat Inc. by means of a short-form merger under Minnesota law. As a result, Arctic Cat has become an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Textron. 

Mitch Guthrie Jr. Takes Mint 400 Pro Turbo Class in RZR XP Turbo

RZRs also take top two podium spots in Pro Production Class
Minneapolis, Mar. 6, 2017 – Team RZR’s  Mitch Guthrie Jr. took another checkered flag in the Pro Turbo class at Best in the Desert’s (BITD) Mint 400, in Primm, Nev. Along with Guthrie Jr.’s win, RZR XP Turbos represented two of the three podium positions in the class. RZRs also finished one-two in the Pro Production class with Polaris Factory Racer Kristen Matlock taking second.

Curtis Industries Introduces Cab System For Honda Pioneer 700

ClearView Cab by Curtis offers rugged design with exceptional visibility
Worcester, Massachusetts, March 1, 2017 – Curtis Industries, LLC manufacturer of cab enclosures, attachments and accessories for compact vehicles, announces the release of its new cab for the Honda Pioneer 700. The cab is one of the new line of ClearView Cabs by Curtis.  

New rotor line gains attention as Reader’s Choice award winner!

Race Driven Inc. announces MPN Award for new MudRat Rotor line
Race Driven Inc. announces MPN Award for new MudRat Rotor line.

Larson Electronics releases a 10 Watt LED Hand Lamp with 30’ of Cord on a Retractable Reel

Larson Electronics, a leader in the industrial and commercial lighting industry, continues its commitment to providing high grade lighting equipment to specialty markets with the release of a 10 watt LED drop light equipped with 30’ of cord on a retractable reel. 


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