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News, releases, events, and updates from the off-road industry.

KMC WHEELS EXPANDS KMC/XD POWERSPORTS UTV COLLECTION

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 Buena Park, Calif. (February 15, 2018) –KMC Wheels today announced the expansion of its XD Powersports line of UTV wheels with the introduction of five new 15-inch styles with high offset for better steering, handling and more. One of the new models includes the XS235 Grenade, a 15x5 inch race-specific wheel with zero offset, which just won the King of the Hammers UTV race with driver Mitch Guthrie Jr.on February 9.  

JLG TO HOST QUESTION-AND-ANSWER SESSIONS REGARDING CHANGING ANSI STANDARDS AT THE RENTAL SHOW

Series of live informational sessions will be held at booth #4413
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McConnellsburg, Pa. — Feb. 15, 2018 — JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company [NYSE:OSK] and a leading global manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telehandlers, will host a series of live question-and-answer sessions on changes to standards issued by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) at The Rental Show 2018. Five sessions are scheduled in booth #4413, at 11 a.m. on February 19, 20, and 21 and 2 p.m. on February 19 and 20. Rick Smith, senior director of global product training at JLG Industries, Inc., and Access Lift & Handler magazine’s 2017 Access Industry Person of the Year, will lead the sessions, sharing his expertise and answering ANSI-related questions in an effort to help interested attendees better understand and comply with the anticipated changes to ANSI and CSA.

Yamaha YXZ1000R Claims Three of Top Ten Positions at King of the Hammers

CJ Greaves Earns $5,000 bLU cRU Bonus as Top Finishing YXZ1000R
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Kennesaw, Ga. – February 13,2018 – Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, announces Yamaha factory-supported and bLU cRU racer CJ Greaves, along with his father, veteran off-road racer Johnny Greaves, and Kyle Anderson were among the few competitors who completed the grueling King of the Hammers (KOH) UTV Race on Wednesday, piloting Yamaha’s pure sport YXZ1000R side-by-side (SxS) before time expired. As the top finishing YXZ1000R driver with a solid 5th overall, CJ Greaves was awarded $5,000 for the Yamaha bLU cRU racing bonus.

AMSOIL Shifting its Off-Road Racing Presence

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AMSOIL INC. is stepping down as the Official Oil of TORC and shifting its off-road efforts into new markets, new series and other high-profile events.

Speed-Way Motorsport Shelters

New Website New Products Same great quality!
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Santa Cruz, Ca. -  Speed-Way Motorsport Shelters are custom, secure, and private miniature motorsport garages with a retractable "roll top". This feature allowing for fast, immediate, and easy access to your cycle! The main features and benefits of Speed-Way Shelters are Weather Proofing, Ease of Assembly, and a user friendly design. Built with strong, durable, and long lasting materials all at an affordable price.  

BRP Introduces new XPS 10W-50 oil for high performance off road engines

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BRP is introducing a new XPS oil to meet the demands of high-performance off-road engines, including turbo and supercharged engines. XPS 4T 10W-50 is formulated specifically for the higher stress these engines experience, especially when used in warm temperature climates.

Monster Energy Pro Circuit Kawasaki Look For A Big Weekend Before Western Regional Break

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Corona, Calif. (February 7, 2018) – Riders Joey Savatgy and Adam Cianciarulo have both proven they can achieve podium finishes and Savatgy a victory, but the Monster Energy Pro Circuit Kawasaki team is eyeing a double podium this weekend during Round 6 at Petco Park in San Diego. It will be the duo’s last chance before heading on an eight week break as the Eastern Regional 250SX class premiers on February 17. With the championship five rounds in, Savatgy sits eight points out of the lead in second, while Cianciarulo is fourth.

Suzuki announces additional colors for the 2018 GSX-R1000R and GSX250R

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Brea, Calif, (February 7, 2018) – Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. is pleased to announce additional colors for the 2018 GSX-R1000R and GSX250R. Designed to grab attention on the track, street, or showroom, these new color and graphics packages will be coming to Suzuki dealers in the coming months.

Monster Energy Named Official Energy Drink of AMSOIL GNCC Series

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (February 7, 2018) - Racer Productions, producer of the AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country Series (GNCC) an AMA National Championship, is proud to announce a new partnership with Monster Energy. The popular energy drink and lifestyle brand will serve as the official energy drink of GNCC Racing. 

InduraPower Lithium-Ion Batteries Now Available at Summit Racing

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Everything is connected to smart phones these days—cars, refrigerators, light bulbs, and now vehicle batteries. InduraPower’s batteries are the world’s first ‘intelligent’ batteries that can be monitored and controlled from your phone via Bluetooth technology. Why is that a big deal? Here’s what you can do with the free InduraPower mobile app: 

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