BURNETT PILOTS CAN-AM MAVERICK TO SAN FELIPE 250 WIN

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By winning the 2014 San Felipe 250, MB Motorsports / Can-Am pilot Marc Burnett recorded his first Class 19 win and the first-ever victory for a Can-Am side-by-side in a Baja and SCORE competition. (Image by By Ernesto Araiza // UTVUnderground.com)

 

Valcourt, Québec, March 4, 2014 – Can-Am® Maverick™ 1000R X rs side-by-side Pro Marc Burnett won the San Felipe 250 and Can-Am Maverick MAX racer Derek Murray finished second to give Can-Am a 1-2 finish at the SCORE International opener In Mexico. Also, in Boyd, Texas, Hunter and Cody Miller recorded the UTV Expert and ATV Pro class victories, respectively, at the opening round of the Texas Off-Road Nationals. Continue reading

2014 Can-Am ATV and Side-By-Side Racing Team

Valcourt, Québec, February 13, 2014 – BRP will once again field a team of ATV and side-by-side vehicle racers for 2014 in addition to its industry-leading US $1.4 Million Can-Am racing contingency program. After a successful and competitive 2013 that saw Can-Am racers earn class championships with both ATVs and side-by-side vehicles, BRP added to its racing team and also expanded the Can-Am X-Team program to include additional side-by-side vehicle racing support.Can-AmRacing14

“We are coming off a very successful inaugural season with the Can-Am Maverick 1000R side-by-side vehicle and one in which we captured numerous ATV championships in different racing disciplines. From motocross to hare scrambles to endurance riders, our talented team is loaded with passionate racers who are determined to put their Can-Am vehicles in the winner’s circle,” said Jeff Leclerc, Racing Project Leader, Can-Am. “The team will include factory-supported racers for competitive series in both the U.S. and Canada.” Continue reading

Murray Racing Can-Am Maverick 1000R Desert Racing Season Recap

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The Murray Racing / Del Amo Motorsports / Yoshimura / Can-Am team of Derek Murray, Jason Murray, Bill Kugel and Monty Aldrich won the 2013 Pro UTV class at the Vegas To Reno event in their Can-Am Maverick 1000R X rs. By Ernesto Araiza // UTVUnderground.com

Here are two great videos – created by the SxS gurus at UTVunderground.com — about the first-year racing efforts of a few of our Can-Am Maverick 1000R desert racing teams. This footage, which includes high-speed, desert-racing action from the Best In The Desert, SCORE International and World Off-Road Championship Series circuits, also highlights the No. 1917 Murray Racing / Can-Am team’s 2013 BITD season. Another BITD video features a round-by-round highlight reel with candid interviews with brothers Derek and Jason Murray and also shares the spotlight with a few other successful Can-Am Maverick pilots like “SxS Godfather” Cory Sappington of Desert Toyz Racing. Continue reading

Can-Am DS 450 ATV Pro Dillon Zimmerman Earns Third at WORCS Opener

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Dillon Zimmerman took third in the ATV Pro class at round one of WORCS in Taft, Calif.

Valcourt, Québec, January 21, 2014 – Can-Am® DS 450™ Pro Dillon Zimmerman earned third place in the ATV Pro class at the opening round of the 2014 Rocky Mountain ATV MC World Off-Road Championship Series held in California.

“Dillon put forth a great effort in very challenging conditions, battling for a top three finish aboard his Can-Am DS 450 ATV,” said Jeff Leclerc, Racing Project Leader, Can-Am. “He now has back-to-back podium finishes, dating back to last year’s final round, proving his speed, confidence and machine setup are all dialed in.”    Continue reading

Desert Toyz Can-Am Maverick Earns Third at BITD Parker 250

Valcourt, Québec, January 15, 2014 – Cory Sappington’s No. 1904 Desert Toyz / Can-Am® Maverick™1000R X® rs side-by-side earned a third-place podium finish at the opening round of the 2014 Best In The Desert series this past weekend in Arizona.

“Once again, Cory Sappington and his Desert Toyz team did a great job in the desert, capturing a spot on the UTV Pro class podium at a very challenging race,” said Jeff Leclerc, Racing Project Leader, Can-Am. “We had a total of six teams entered, and although not all of them had the results they desired, we were pleased to put a Can-Am Maverick on the box at the opening round. It’s a long season and we just have to remain patient and look to improve at each round.” Continue reading