ATV and side-by-side racers notched several podium finishes this past weekend in
four different racing series across the United States. Hunter Miller won
the UTV Expert class in his Can-Am Maverick 1000R side-by-side at round four of
the Texas Off-Road Nationals in Decatur,
TX. At the 2013 AMA Mtn. Dew ATV
Motocross National Championship series in Illinois, Can-Am Pro Josh Creamer earned third
overall on his Can-Am DS 450. Iowa ATV Hare Scramble Series racer Zac Zakowski
drove his Can-Am Maverick 1000R to second overall in the UTV Open class. Travis
Moore earned second in both the Pro and Pro-Am ranks at round four of the New
England ATV Motocross series in Pennsylvania.
Can-Am racers had a great showing at several different racing series, highlighted
by Hunter Miller winning the TORN series UTV Pro class overall with the
Maverick 1000R and with Can-Am DS 450 Pro Josh Creamer earning third overall in
the Pro class at the Mtn. Dew ATV MX Nationals." said Can-Am race managerJimmie
O'Dell. "Our ATV and Maverick 1000R racers continue to impress by earning
podiums at races across the US."
TORN - Round Four
four of the TORN series was held at rocky Eagle
Canyon raceway in Decatur, TX.
Can-Am X-Team racer Hunter Miller drove his Louis Powersports-backed Can-Am
Maverick 1000R side-by-side vehicle to third after the first lap. After falling
to fourth on lap two, Hunter Miller took over the lead one lap later and never
relinquished it. It was the first victory piloting the Maverick 1000R for
Hunter Miller, who consistently put in the fastest laps and was one of only
three side-by-side pilots to finish; nine started the race. Hunter Miller is
currently fourth in points, but missed the previous round. Hunter and his
brother Cody Miller also competed in the ATV Pro class on Can-Am DS 450 ATVs.
Cody, the class points leader, took second and Hunter finished third.
Can-Am Maverick was dialed in and was running awesome," said Hunter Miller. "After
I took over the lead, I knew I just had to drive smart because the rocks were
really bad. I'm happy to get the win for Can-Am, Louis Powersports and the rest
of my sponsors."
other Can-Am racers won their classes at round four, including Renegade ATV
racer Chris Robinson (Utility), Lott Blackmon (Over 30 C), Cain Shaw (Pee Wee C)
and Commander side-by-side pilot Travis Brown (UTV Intermediate).
ATV MX Nationals - Round
(BCS Performance/Can-Am) finished third overall at round five of the 2013 Mtn.
Dew ATV Motocross National Championship series at Sunset Ridge MX in Walnut, IL.
Creamer, second-fastest in qualifying, paired a fifth-place finish in moto one
with his popular win in moto two to earn the third spot on the Pro class
podium. It was the second podium finish in 2013 for Creamer, who trails second
place by just three points with five rounds to go. Can-Am DS 450 Pros Jeffrey Rastrelli
and Ronnie Higgerson finished eighth and 14th, respectively.
Can-Am was working well; BCS had it set up perfect," said Creamer. "It feels
good to be back on the box. I haven't been here since the first round. I've
been struggling to put two motos together. I can't say I put two good motos
together today; 5-1 is okay for third, but I'd rather be in the top three both
X-Team racer Nick Gennusa won his first moto and was eighth in the muddy second
moto to earn fifth overall in the Pro-Am class. He finished third in the Open A
class behind fellow Can-Am racer Zach Harris. Can-Am racers earned a total of
five additional class podiums in Illinois.
NEATV-MX - Round Four
a wet and windy round four of the NEATV-MX series at Hurricane Hills MX course
in Clifford, PA, BCS Performance/Can-Am DS 450 Pro racer
Travis Moore maintained his class points leads in both the Pro and Pro-Am
classes by finishing second in both classes. Moore won the first Pro class moto, but
finished second in moto two for second overall. Fellow Can-Am Pro Mathieu Deroy
finished fourth in both classes.
racers Travis Spader, Jake Chamberland and Nicole Gates each earned overall
class wins, contributing to another 12 class podium finishes.
IATVHSS - Round 3
Mineral City Speedway in Fort Dodge,
IA, Can-Am racer Zac Zakowski,
who led much of the race, took second in the UTV Open class in his first race
with the Can-Am Maverick. It was the first podium for the new side-by-side vehicle
in the Iowa