ATV & Side-by-Side Racing News
Maverick 1000R SxS Makes its GNCC series Debut
Valcourt, Québec, March 19, 2013 – Can-Am® 4×4 ATV racers swept all five 4×4 classes and placed two riders on the overall morning podium at round two of the 2013 AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) series in Washington, Ga. In the first round of side-by-side vehicle racing in Georgia, a total of 11 Can-Am Maverick™1000R racers competed with four Can-Am vehicles earning a podium finish in each of the four GNCC “UTV” classes.
JB Racing / Can-Am racer Kyle Chaney finished third in the XC1 Modified class at round two of the GNCC series in Georgia. It was the opening round for side by sides and the GNCC debut for the Can-Am Maverick 1000R.
DS 450 Pilot Cody Miller Wins Two Classes at TQRA Opener In Texas
Valcourt, Québec, February 28, 2013 –Steve Beilman and Wayne Matlock piloted their virtually stock Can-Am® Maverick™ 1000R X® rs side-by-side vehicles to a 1-2 finish in the UTV Open class at round one of the 2013 Lucas Oil Off Road Series (LOORS) at Glen Helen Raceway in Southern California. In Texas, Louis Powersports / Can-Am DS 450™ Pro Cody Miller won both the Open Expert (Pro) and Pro-Am classes at round one of the Dockside Marine Texhoma Quad Racing Association (TQRA) series.
Steve Beilman won the UTV Open class at the LOORS opener held at Glen Helen Raceway in SoCal.
(From left) The 2013 Florida GNCC am podium was comprised of Can-Am 4x4 ATV racers Bo Jones, Robert Smith and Bryan Buckhannon.
Valcourt, Québec, March 15, 2013 – Five Can-Am® 4×4 ATV racers won their class at the opening round of the 2013 AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) series in River Ranch, Fla. Robert Smith, who won the U2 class aboard his Can-Am Renegade® 4×4, was the top finishing Can-Am racer and also took second overall on the morning podium. Reigning 4×4 Open class champion Bryan Buckhannon notched a victory on his Outlander™ 800R. XC1 ATV Pro class racer Jarrod McClure earned fifth in his first GNCC race competing on his Can-Am DS 450™ ATV.
Kyle Chaney (JB Off Road Racing / Can-Am) recorded the first official organized racing victory with the Can-Am Maverick 1000R X rs side-by-side vehicle with his recent UTV Rally Raid series win in Tennessee. (Image supplied by Quantum Racing Inc.)
Valcourt, Québec, February 20, 2013 – Team JB Off Road Racing / Can-Am® pilot Kyle Chaney won the 2013 UTV Rally Raid Northern Series opening event in Oliver Springs, Tenn., earning the first official victory in organized competition with the new Can-Am Maverick™ 1000R X® rs side-by-side vehicle. Chaney pulled a commanding lead over the field of more than 30 entries to win not only the series’ premier unlimited C class, but also the overall event victory at the four-hour day / night race held at Windrock Park.
Valcourt, Québec, February 1, 2013 – The 2013 Can-Am® Maverick™ 1000R X® rs made its competitive debut at the WORCS ATV and side-by-side racing series this past weekend at a waterlogged Canyon MX in Peoria, Ariz. The opening round not only marked the first official race for the Maverick side-by-side, but also the return of the Can-Am DS 450™. The dismal track conditions, which included deep mud, standing water and wet sand in additional to the normal desert obstacles, made for a challenging start to the 2013 season. Two Can-Am racers, James Hill and David Martinez, posted top 10 finishes in the SxS Pro Production class in their Maverick 1000R X rs vehicles.
James Hill (IMG Racing) finished in sixth place out of 23 competitors in the side-by-side Pro ranks.