Valcourt, Québec, February 12, 2013 – Team Motoworks / Can-Am Pro Josh Frederick piloted his Can-Am® Maverick™ 1000R X® rs side-by-side vehicle to a third-place podium finish and his DS 450™ ATV to second overall at the second round of the World Off-Road Championship Series (WORCS) this past weekend in Primm, Nevada. Fellow SxS Pro Production side-by-side class and Can-Am Maverick racer Pablo Veglia finished fifth. Continue reading
Back in 2010, Murray Racing was searching for a new platform for their desert racing team. Also that year, BRP released the Can-Am® Commander™, their first foray into the world of SxS. The two became a perfect match. We asked Murray Racing about that transition, the current SxS desert racing scene and their plans for the new Can-Am® Maverick™. Continue reading
What the heck. I’ll never win…”
We received an unprecedented response for the Can-Am® Maverick™ Sweepstakes. Over 19,000 of our Facebook fans entered for their chance to win the 101-horsepower SSV. The lucky winner was Jennipher, a Canadian transplant living in Texas. Spending as much of her free time in the Texas backcountry as her schedule allows, Jennipher can’t wait to explore new places on her Maverick. We asked what her plans were for her new SSV.
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. Continue reading
Ten Can-Am Vehicles Finish 2013 Dakar Rally; Palma wins 4×4 ATV class aboard Renegade 800R X xc.
Team Nextel Huawei by Can-Am had a successful running of the 2013 Dakar Rally as a total of 10 Can-Am vehicles completed the grueling 14-leg, three-country endurance race and its Renegade 800R pilots swept the 4×4 ATV (Class 2) podium. Led by Chilean racer Sebastian Palma Gonzalez, who won stage seven on his Can-Am Renegade 800R X xc ATV and finished fifth overall in the overall quad category on his way to earning the Class 2 title, the team saw six of its nine entered quads complete the rugged 14-day journey from Lima, Peru, to the finish line in Santiago, Chile. Along with the four-wheeled ATVs, Team Nextel Huawei by Can-Am also had all four of its Commander 1000 X side-by-side vehicles finish all 4,900+ miles of the 2013 Dakar Rally in South America. Continue reading