Minneapolis, Feb. 25, 2015- One hundred and twenty two UTVs would line up for the Polaris RZR UTV World Championship presented by UTVUnderground making it the largest UTV race ever.
In the desert race, Polaris Factory Racer Branden Sims, in his Lonestar Racing No. 1913 RZR XP 1000, would take the lead on the first lap and never look back in the Walker Evans Desert Championship to win the grand prize package which included a brand new Polaris RZR XP 1000. RZRs would take the top 11 spots in the race once again showing the dominance of the vehicle in racing.
In the Production Class, Jacob Shaw in his Magnum Off-Road Polaris RZR XP 1000 would take the win in the Holz Racing Products Production Championship and also take home a new Polaris RZR XP 1000. Polaris Factory Racer Beau Baron would hit the podium in third with the top 11 finishers in RZR vehicles.
The race also offered a Production RZR170 race which saw a dozen vehicles line up. Seth Quintero in his Magnum Off-Road RZR 170 would take the checkered flag and is one to watch in the future.
Branden Sims is sponsored by Polaris, Lonestar Racing, Fox, Itp tires, Method Race Wheels, Queen Racing, Factory UTV, KC HiLites, Rugged Radios, Northern Arizona Auto & Off Road, UTV Underground.
Beau Baron is sponsored by Polaris, Maxxis/H&M Motorsports, Holz, Sparks, Walker Evans Racing, Tire Blocks, ATVRiders, ProMotorsports, Shoei, Eks Brand Goggles.
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