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

Polaris RZRs Sweep Podium at King of the Hammers

Polaris Factory Racer Shannon Campbell Wins, RZRs take top five spots
This year’s King of the Hammers (KOH) saw 75 side-by-sides, with most being Polaris RZRs, lining up for the toughest off-road race in the world. When the dust settled, RZRs would take the top five spots and seven of the top 10.

Polaris RANGER Continues Sponsorship of RFD-TV’s THE AMERICAN, presented by Polaris RANGER

One-day rodeo offers most significant cash payout
Polaris® Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles, today announced the company is continuing as the presenting sponsor of RFD-TV THE AMERICAN, presented by Polaris RANGER. This is the fourth year of the event and Polaris RANGER’s participation.

Jay Leno to Race The 2017 Polaris RZR Mint 400 presented by BFGoodrich Tires

Former “Tonight Show” host brings Jay Leno's Garage to “The Great American Off-Road Race”
  The Mint 400 announced today that Jay Leno will be racing The 2017 Polaris RZR Mint 400 presented by BFGoodrich Tires in a nearly stock Camburg Engineering built Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro. An avid automotive enthusiast, Leno will start the race with Ryan Millen as his co-driver and then hand over driving duties to builder/racer Jerry Zaiden who will finish the race with off-road journalist Fred Williams as his co-driver.

Rugged Routes Allows Off-Road Enthusiasts to Explore Unmarked Areas No Internet Connection, Cell Service or Pre-Planning Routes Required

Fontana, Calif. – Off-road enthusiasts want to be guided through desert or forest with ease and often try to use apps on their phones only to find that cell service is often compromised. That problem is solved by Rugged Routes, a company that produces highresolution satellite maps loaded on an SD card designed exclusively for Lowrance GPS devices. 

Severe Mud Riding will shorten the life cycle of brake pads and rotors!

Race Driven Inc. announces the Worldwide release of their new MudRat Rotor line.
Race Driven Inc. located in Escanaba, Michigan announces the release of the new MudRat Rotor line.  The MudRat Rotor is the latest addition to Race Driven’s High Performance line of ATV/UTV rotors.

Snowmobiler Colten Moore’s Road 2 Recovery

Encinitas, CA – Two-time Snowmobile Freestyle gold medalist Colten Moore was injured during the performance of the double backflip on a snowmobile at Winter X Games in Aspen, Colorado. Colten suffered a dislocated T-12 vertebra which bruised his spinal cord. Just after the crash, he was flown to Denver from Aspen and underwent surgery to repair the dislocation. Thankfully, Colten has already been up and walking with the help of his care team. However, due to the injuries suffered, there are some complications and he’ll need to go to a rehabilitation center specializing in spinal cord injuries.

Can-Am named 'Official UTV of ULTRA4 Racing'

Can-Am is the "official UTV of ULTRA4 Racing." This two-year agreement includes the title sponsorship of the UTV portion of the 2017 Can-Am King of the Hammers (KOH) off-road race in California, and the entire ULTRA4 UTV racing series.

AMSOIL Introduces New Diesel Oils to Exceed Updated API CK-4 Requirements  

AMSOIL has introduced two new diesel oil product lines designed to deliver exceptional engine protection, reduced wear and prolonged vehicle and equipment life. New AMSOIL Signature Series Max-Duty Synthetic Diesel Oil and AMSOIL Heavy-Duty Synthetic Diesel Oil replace the former Premium Synthetic Diesel line and OE Synthetic Diesel line, respectively. 

ARGO Unveils New 2017 XTV Lineup

More specialized packages and comfort upgrades round out best-in-class features from world’s leading manufacturer of amphibious extreme terrain vehicles
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 New Hamburg, Ontario – ARGO has unveiled its extreme terrain vehicle lineup for the 2017 model year featuring several new vehicle options designed for outdoor enthusiasts and commercial users alike.Featuring industry leading terrain capabilities, excellent value and enhanced performance, the complete 2017 ARGO lineup is categorized into three distinct series including:Frontier Series models: fun and fuel efficient entry level models outfitted for maximum enjoymentAvenger Series models: full size leading multi-passenger extreme terrain vehicles with best-in-class features including easier steering and increased strengthConquest Series models: the ultimate all-terrain industrial and commercial machines for those who require a durable and dependable job site transporter“ARGO has been making high performance amphibious XTVs for outdoorsmen, adventure seekers and people who need a vehicle that can get the job done for nearly 50 years,” commented Brad Darling, ARGO Vehicle Division President. “Our new 2017 model line-up builds on this rich history by introducing customized packages complete with countless practical innovations designed to enhance both customer satisfaction and driveability. We’re confident that dealers and customers alike will be blown away with what our new 2017 models have to offer and expect to bolster our position as the leading amphibious XTV manufacturer within the wider powersports industry as a result of this 2017 lineup launch.”

GBC Motorsports Racers Off to a Good Start in WORCS ATV Classes

Anaheim, Calif. - February 6, 2017 - With two rounds of WORCS ATV racing in the books, GBC Motorsports supported riders are off to a solid start for what promises to be another exciting season of racing. 

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