|High Lifter Quadna Mud Nationals|
SHREVEPORT, LA — June, 2013 – High Lifter Products Inc., the leader in custom aftermarket ATV/UTV accessories and products, today announced the official race results from the 2013 High Lifter Quadna Mud Nationals held from June 20-23 at Quadna Mountain Park in Hill City, Minnesota. The inaugural event drew a huge crowd from the Northern United States and Canada and featured over 30 industry vendors.
Over the course of four days, attendees could participate in a total of 10 competitive events or races which had cash payouts or prizes. In addition to the events and trail riding, the eXtreme Outlaw Concert Series sponsored by Yamaha featured Minnesota favorite The Johnny Holm Band.
Scott Smith, President of High Lifter Products, said that hosting a mud riding event in the North was well worth the hard work. “It’s no secret that our team is a well-oiled machine when it comes to our annual event in Texas and they certainly didn’t let a new location throw them any loops,” Smith said. “Our experience with the riders of Minnesota and the Northern United States and Canada cannot be compared. We are truly grateful that we are able to bring a one-of-a-kind event like this to a part of the country that loves the outdoors like we do” Results and a description of each event are as follows:
Moto Alliance Bad 2 ‘da Bone – The show and shine competition gives ATV and UTV enthusiasts a platform to showcase their hard work in crafting a ride like no other. Winners are chosen by public ballot.
|1st||Jason Smith||Midwest Performance||2013 Can-Am Renegade|
|2nd||Jason Houle||Straightline Performance||2013 Can-Am Maverick|
|3rd||James Clark||XR Motorsports||Honda Cat (Arctic Cat Frame, Honda Motor)|
High Lifter Poker Run – Entry to this event was complimentary and open to all attendees. Participants raced to five stations around the park to have their poker cards punched. Prizes were awarded to high hand and low hand.
|High Hand||Cody Moline|
|Low Hand||Ed Courtepu|
EPI Mud Bog Lite Class – This event was restricted to ATVs with engines 500cc and under, single cylinder. Participants showcased their machine’s durability as they raced through 150 feet of mud and water.
|1st||Dwight Stelly||Performance Powersports of Houma||2011 Arctic Cat 425|
|2nd||Josh Polikowsky||Minnesota Drive Line||2003 Honda Rubicon|
|3rd||Colton Dock||2000 Polaris Scrambler|
EPI Mud Bog Bogger Class – This event was restricted to ATVs with engines 700cc and under, single cylinder. Participants showcased their machine’s durability as they raced through 150 feet of mud and water.
|1st||Mike Poolman||Cash Performance||2007 Arctic Cat TBX|
|2nd||Josh Monroe||Team High Lifter-Polaris Racing||2011 Polaris Sportsman 550|
|3rd||Adrian Bengtsof||Team Quad Shop Customs||2004 Polaris Sportsman 700|
EPI Mud Bog Pro A Class – This event was restricted to ATVs with engines 701cc and up, average length. Participants showcased their machine’s durability as they raced through 150 feet of mud and water.
|1st||Tammi Brinkman||Team Quad Shop Customs||Can-Am|
|2nd||Scott Waldo||B-Team Racing||2008 Arctic Cat Thundercat 1000|
|3rd||Ryan Marquardt||Mud Digger Motorsports||2007 Can-Am Outlander|
EPI Mud Bog Pro B Class – This event was restricted to ATVs with engines 701cc and up, longer length. Participants showcased their machines durability as they raced through 150 feet of mud and water.
|1st||Julia McGinnis||Team Gorilla Powered by Can-Am||Can-Am Outlander 800|
|2nd||Ben Forland||ATV Sleds||2013 Can-Am Outlander XMR 1000|
|3rd||Josh Boyd||Paragon||2012 Can-Am Outlander XMR 1000|
EPI Mud Bog Open Class – This event was any type of ATV. Participants showcased their machines durability as they raced through 150 feet of mud and water.
|1st||Dakotah Klein||Team Gorilla Powered by Can-Am||Can-Am Outlander 800|
|2nd||Steve Hittle||Team Gorilla Powered by Can-Am||Can-Am Outlander|
|3rd||Tim Sheldon||2011 Can-Am Outlander 800|
EPI Mud Bog Women’s Class – This event was restricted to women riders. Participants showcased their machines durability as they raced through 150 feet of mud and water.
|1st||KC Zastrow||Mud Digger Motorsports||2012 Can-Am Outlander XMR|
|2nd||Tammi Brinkman||Team Quad Shop Customs||Can-Am|
|3rd||Julia McGinnis||Team Gorilla Powered by Can-Am||Can-Am Outlander 800|
EPI Mud Bog RUV Class – This event was restricted to RUVs. Participants showcased their machine’s durability as they raced through 150 feet of mud and water.
|1st||Daniel Peterson||2012 Polaris RZR 900|
|2nd||Steve Hittle||Team Gorilla Powered by Can-Am||2013 Can-Am Maverick 1000|
|3rd||Heidi Boyd||Paragon||2013 Can-Am Maverick 1000|
Polaris Obstacle Course Challenge – Vehicles had to conquer tires, crushed cars, dirt hills, and water pits in this timed event.
|2nd||Zach Omara||Quad Central Motors|
|3rd||Dylan Maki||Maki Mud|
About High Lifter Products High Lifter Products, Inc. has been leading the industry in the development and marketing of unique, after-market accessories for UTVs and ATVs since 1996. Originally a one-man, hobby, High Lifter has since grown into a multi-million dollar corporation, operating a 27,700 square foot facility housing a retail showroom, warehouse, and performance shop. Based in Shreveport, Louisiana High Lifter has earned a reputation for product development and collaborations with several OEMs that greatly enhance utility and performance for customers in the ATV market.
High Lifter is well known within its niche market for the creation of the largest outdoor, mud-riding venue in the country. High Lifter plays host to tens of thousands of ATV riders from all over the globe each year at its annual Mud Nationals event in Jacksonville, Texas.
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