RIALTO, CA – 6/23/09 – As the suspense builds for this weekends Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Rounds 5 and 6 at Lake Elsinore, Montclair Kawasaki Team Green/FUNCO UTV seeks to continue their UTV class domination. With 2 premiere racing series in the schedule, the FUNCO UTV built Kawasaki Teryx duo of reigning Short Course Champion, Chad George, and new rookie team driver, Tyler Winbury, have accumulated 4 smashing wins.
Chad George rocked the Lucas Oil Round 3 race in Surprise, Arizona by stealing Top-Qualifier and the first-place trophy on Sunday’s round 4 main event. A few weeks later, Chad sparked the night crowd at the TRAXXAS TORC series in Perris, California by taking the first round main event win.
Tyler Winbury has soared his Kawasaki Teryx race machine to new heights by claiming two big wins and a runner-up podium finish, making him one of Chad’s fiercest competitors.
Team manager, Grant George commented, “Our drivers are focused, the FUNCO built Teryx’s are handling great and the C&G engine packages are super fast. With that combination, we are looking to dominate the podium this weekend. And the other cool factor for Kawasaki Teryx owners, they can buy these same race proven parts!”
So as the race weekend nears, and the local fans anticipate a fun weekend, the confidence for Montclair Kawasaki Team Green is at an all time high. Frank Lizarraga of Montclair Motor Corp exclaimed, “With Dealerships in Corona and Montclair it will be exciting for our valued customers to be a part of our high level FUNCO UTV team at the premiere Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series.”
And to top it off, long-time partner, Beard Seats has elevated their partnership for the remainder of the 2009 race season. FUNCO and Beard Seats have created a synergy for the past 15 years that has pushed suspension seat design to the leading edge, including the development of the all new TSX style suspension seat for the UTV market.
“We recognize that Chad George is in the drivers seat for another championship run and we want to be on for the ride”, states Beard Seats – VP of sales and marketing, Todd Froelich. Watch the Montclair Kawasaki Team Green FUNCO built Teryx’s this weekend, June 27-28, at the Lake Elsinore Motorsports Complex. Don’t be surprised if Chad and Tyler steal the show.2009 Montclair Kawasaki Team Green/FUNCO UTV Sponsors: Kawasaki Team Green, Montclair Kawasaki, C&G Performance Engines, Beard Seats, Side X Side Action Magazine, ITP Tires & Wheels, Dalton Clutch, Simpson Racing, UniSteer and King Shocks.
About Montclair Motor Corp.:
Montclair Motor Corp. is one of the nations premiere power sports dealers. With 2 major Southern California locations, Corona and Montclair, they sell Kawasaki, Yamaha, KTM, Polaris, Can Am, and Sea Doo vehicles. Their commitment to race support has made them one of the largest recognized dealers in the world and noted as the experts in selling the right vehicles and parts to win races or simply have fun. Montclair Motor Corp is the conduit for FUNCO’s Kawasaki Team Green support. Visit www.MontclairMotorCorp.com
About Beard Seats:
Beard Seats was started by the Beard Family over 30 years ago. One at a time they made a unique Suspension Style Seat for the off road enthusiast. Using the experience gained by their own off road racing, the Beards perfected the Beard “Super Seat” the first and best suspension seat on the market. Over the years, they continued to add options and enhancements to make Beard Seats the highest quality, affordable seat on the market. Koronis Parts Inc. acquired the line and continued in the Beard Family tradition of offering the best suspension seat on the market at an affordable price. From Monster Trucks to UTV’s Beard has the right seat for you. Visit www.BeardSeats.com
About Funco Motorsports:
Founded over 40 years ago by Off-Road Hall of Fame Inductee, Gil George, Funco Motorsports is the leading manufacture of high performance sand and off-road cars. Their unique designs and family oriented service have sold over 400 Big 5 Model cars and their entry into the UTV market has been explosive too. With back-to-back CORR UTV championships and a 2008 second overall Single Buggy season, Funco Motorsports has proven that their experience on the track translates into quality, race-proven products for all off-road enthusiasts. For more information about Funco Motorsports or becoming a dealer, please call (909) 421-2558 or visit www.Funco-Motorsports.com & www.funcoutv.com.