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Rob MacCachren is leading the SCORE overall points and Trophy Truck division.

ENSENADA, Baja California, Mexico — Continuing to add to his legacy nearly every time he hits the desert, legendary Hall of Fame off-road racer Rob MacCachren of Las Vegas has assumed the early lead in the 2017 SCORE Overall and SCORE Trophy Truck point standings in the No. 11 Rockstar MacCachren Motorsports Ford F-150.

RZR drift
UTVs have made their way into just about every form of competition over the last few years and this video almost makes us think we could see a Polaris RZR show up at a Formula Drift event sometime in the future.

SCORE-Baja-500-Logo-2017ENSENADA, Baja California, Mexico — Entries from all across the United States and around the world are expected as online registration has opened for the upcoming internationally-televised 49th annual SCORE Baja 500. Round 2 of the four-race 2017 SCORE World Desert Championship will be held May 31-June 4 in Mexico’s Baja California Norte, starting and finishing in Ensenada, the seaside port on the Pacific Ocean, 80 miles south of San Diego.

Most the world’s best desert racers will be in action at this year’s 49th anniversary of the SCORE Baja 500, the original desert race produced by SCORE on July 26, 1974.

SCORE-Baja-1000-50th-8-24-16ENSENADA, Baja California, Mexico — Hoping to showcase some of the rich legacy of the world’s oldest, longest and continuously held desert race, SCORE International has introduced two vintage car/truck racing classes for the Golden anniversary of the legendary SCORE Baja 1000.This year’s iconic event will be a point-to-point race Nov. 14-18, starting in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico and finishing in La Paz, Baja California Sur.

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Like most of you, we were surprised by the announcement that Arctic Cat was acquired by Textron Motors over the winter. The news meant a much-needed infusion of funding for the Cat company, and a whole new level of market share for Textron. Good news for both companies. But what does it mean for the consumer? That news seems to be pretty good, too. Recently, Textron held a meeting of select dealers and press near Dallas, Texas, to update them on plans for the future.

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Can-Am Maverick X3 Turbo side-by-side vehicle racer Phil Blurton won the 2017 UTV World Championship Safecraft long course overall and UTV Pro Turbo class this weekend in Laughlin, Nevada. Can-Am Maverick X3 side-by-side vehicle pilots had a great showing at the annual event, which is sanctioned by the Best In The Desert (BITD) racing association, winning two classes, including a podium sweep in the Pro UTV Unlimited ranks.

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Rugged Radios created a uniquely cool vehicle recently, as it used a 2016 Polaris General and built it into a World War II Willys Jeep. The Rugged Radios creation features a Willys Jeep front end, complete with flat fenders, grille, hood and more.

UTV WC photos
The 2017 UTV World Championship race took place over the weekend in Laughlin Nevada and this event was another one of the books.  Check out five of our favorite photos from the event below.

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The newest version of the XP1K videos just launched today, XP1K4, which is the fourth installment of the film series featuring newly crowned 2017 UTV World Champion and three time off-road champion RJ Anderson.

PCI-Race-Radios-Logo-4-6-16Agua Dulce, Calif.: Not only is P.C.I. Race Radios the official race radio of the 50th Anniversary NORRA Mexican 1000, but they are also big time participants. Scott Steinberger will be racing again this year; driving with Dave Sykes in the Fodge; an historic truck that is part Ford, and part Dodge. Sharlene Miscik will be Co-Driving with Luke Babb and George Peters on the 3 Donkey’s Racing Team entry, and Matt Banuelos and his friend Nick will be helping NORRA on their bikes as members of the sweep crew.