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2014 Prescott Rally

Every October, rally teams, volunteers and fans descend upon the small mountain town of Prescott, Arizona for the annual Prescott Rally.  Prescott Rally has been in existence since 1985, and once a national event, it is now a regional event


2014 King of Portugal

By Robb Pritchard After the bogs of Scotland, the mountains of Italy and the weather of Wales the jewel in ULTRA4 Europe’s crown, the much anticipated King of Portugal, took teams to the championship decider among the dusty Dinosaur Eggs


RJ Anderson XP1K2 – Official Trailer

XP1K2 is coming November 4th! The highly anticipated follow up to RJ Anderson’s mind bending viral off-road video XP1K is currently in final stages of editing. For XP1K2, Mad Media and UTVunderground have developed a stunning array of creative obstacles


Get in the Game – Race the Biggest Races with VORE

Imagine yourself blasting down a world famous off-road racecourse; the thrills, the danger, the adrenaline coursing through you as you experience everything an off-road race course can throw at you. From silt beds, to whoops, dry lake beds, to rock


2015 F150 Raptor Replacement?

For whatever reason, FORD is not producing a new Raptor until 2016 but they do have brand new F150 which is an all new stronger lighter design using a combination of high-strength, military-grade, aluminum alloy and high strength steel. In


From the Driver Seat with Judy Smith: BITD BlueWater Desert Challenge

This was a cumulative two-day event, so the times from Day 1 and Day 2 were added together to determine the various winners. We talked to as many as we could catch on Sunday, as they finished. They rolled down

Ultra4 Nitto Nationals

Watch the Ultra 4 Nitto Nationals LIVE from Reno, NV

  Thursday, October 16th 6:00 – 9:00PM Driver Registration @ Atlantis Casino Friday, October 17th 8:45 Drivers Meeting for Practice 9:00 – 11:00 4400 Practice/pre-running 11:00 – 12:00 Stock/Mod/Spec/Legends practice – pre-running 12:00 – 12:30 UTV Practice/pre-running 12:30 – 1:30


Remembering Rick Huseman

There has never been another off-road champion that shined as brightly as Rick Huseman. He was as equally skilled in fabricating as he was in driving, a true off-roader. Watching him blast from the back of the pack to the


RJ Anderson XP1K – The Crash

July 16th. 2013 8:45am. It’s day four of the XP1K film shoot.  RJ Anderson is about to attempt a 40 foot gap step down.  Despite landing to flat from over forty feet in the air, RJ is uninjured.  He returns


Coleman Motorsports Class 10

Crew Members: Jason Coleman – Owner/Driver Holly Coleman – Trophy Wife Joe Coleman – Owner/Team Cook Janet Coleman – Owner/Cooks assistant Jason “Bizkit” Brisco – Crew Chief/Head Mechanic -2010 SNORE Mechanic of the Year Mike Hill – Navigator & Prep


Highlights from the CODE Mexicana300

The 2014 CODE Mexicana300 – 100 degrees, 100-mile race loop, 150 racers and the second to last race of the 2014 CODE racing schedule. The Mexicana300 track was a 100 mile loop, consisting of two full laps for the bigger classes and


Josh Daniel Hangs on at BWDC for First Win in the Twin Turbo Trophy Truck

The race course took a beating yesterday in the opening 76 miles of Best in the Desert’s BlueWater Desert Challenge.  Today, holes were deeper, lap times were longer, average speeds were slower.  It was apparent that from the first four races


Josh Daniels Leads The Pack Going Into Day 2

Josh Daniels goes into day number two with a 4 minute and 20 second lead in the Trick Truck class over Jason Voss. That lead also gives him the overall lead for the day, as Harley Letner also finished roughly


Sam Berri Sets Fast Time At BWDC Qualifying

If the BITD Parker 425 is a marathon, the BITD Bluewater Desert Challenge is the 100 meter dash. Starting position is very valuable on this short sprint of a track so getting a good qualifying run can make or break


RJ Anderson’s XP1K2: Side-by-Side Off-Road Viral Film Now in Production

In 2013, UTVUnderground launched the first-ever branded viral film campaign for the Side-by-Side (SxS) industry. The campaign was dubbed “XP1K”, and brought together Polaris RZR, producers Mad Media, directors the Martelli Brothers and starred off-road racing champion RJ Anderson. XP1K

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2014 Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo: Photo Gallery

Another weekend full of all-out race trucks, bad-ass street rigs, UTVs, Rock Crawlers and everything else off-road has come and gone, the 2014 Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo is in the books! This event is one of the only times throughout


UTV World Championship Announced! Presents The UTV World Championship February 19-21st Laughlin, NV Best In The Desert to Sanction First Ever UTV World Championship – 2 Championship Races, 1 Weekend! October 6th, 2014 San Diego, CA - has teamed up with Mad Media

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Coleman Motorsports Class 10

Crew Members: Jason Coleman – Owner/Driver Holly Coleman – Trophy Wife Joe Coleman – Owner/Team Cook Janet Coleman – Owner/Cooks assistant Jason “Bizkit” Brisco – Crew Chief/Head Mechanic -2010 SNORE Mechanic of the Year Mike Hill – Navigator & Prep


Steve Olliges’ “Rough Riders” Geiser Trophy Truck

The Rough Riders were the ultimate off-road super team. Backed by both FORD and BFGoodrich, the desert and short course team dominated off-road racing for almost five years before they dissolved. Their impact is still felt today. Pretty much any


Geiser Brothers Shop Tour

For almost twenty years, the Geiser Brothers have been building the highest quality off-road race vehicles on the market.  From their humble beginnings, the Geiser Brothers have built upon their successes and built a name synonymous with champions.  From short


TCM Motorsports’ 7sx

TCM Motorsports is a Portland, Oregon based amateur auto racing team.  Formed as a father/son team in 1997 by team owner/driver, Jay Culbertson and his son, Scott, the focus was on road racing in Porsche Club of America and Sports


Rigid Industries Shop Tour

By Joey DiGiovanni Rigid Industries, based in Gilbert, AZ was founded in 2006. Back then they were an aftermarket retail company specializing in the fast growing UTV segment of off-road. The company sold aftermarket components such as seats, roll cages,


Walker Evans’ Class 1

The “Happiest Race on Earth” just concluded its annual 1,300+ mile trek down the Baja Peninsula.  Since is rebirth in 2010, Walker Evans Racing has played an integral part in one of the most special races in off-road, the NORRA


Camburg Engineering CE KINETIK 6100

Since 2008, Camburg Engineering has been developing a full line of CAD designed and developed race vehicles. These are their KINETIK series trucks. Camburg debuted the first KINETIK vehicle at the 2009 Baja 1000, putting the truck to the ultimate


El Martillo Racing’s Jimco for Dakar

The adventure began in 1977, when Thierry Sabine became lost on his motorcycle in the Libyan desert during the Abidjan-Nice Rally. Saved from the extreme desert, he returned to France, enthralled by the landscape he’d experienced and promised himself he


Cognito Motorsports Pro UTV

This is a UTV. Specifically, a fifth generation Polaris RZR XP 900 4 that has been built in to a Best in the Desert Pro UTV Class race vehicle by Cognito Motorsports. Weighing less than 2,000 pounds and touting nearly


Greene Motorsports Trophy Truck

Greene Motorsports purchased a Kinetik Trophy Truck rolling chassis from Camburg Engineering in September of 2011.  They completed the truck in April 2013 and plan to use the rest of this season for planning and testing to run the full


RPM Offroad Shop Tour & Open House

  In the past few years the crew from RPM Offroad in Bristol, TN has taken the west coast desert-racing scene by storm competing in multiple SCORE and BITD classes racking up over 50 wins and more than 15 championships


Jergensen’s Racer Trophy Truck

Racing off road has always been in the Jergensen family.  It started with Todd racing motorcycles and holding the #1 plate in the vet class for a few years.  Todd’s son Kyle started riding motorcycles at 7 years old and


Ronny Wilson’s JIMCO Class 12

When a handful of dreamers decided to attempt to conquer the Baja Peninsula and unknowingly ignited a culture, they used what they had access to at the time; Motor-Bikes, Jeeps, Cars, and VW’s. Most of which were beam cars they


R&D Motorsports 2013 Jimco Trophy Truck

How do you make a Trophy Truck better? It’s not easy. Millions and millions of dollars have been spent trying to make the fastest vehicle in off-road racing go faster to no avail. And, the funny thing is it’s not


Robbie Pierce’s Jimco Prerunner

By nature, Trophy Trucks are striped down totally functional ready for battle machines. A pre-runner has become just the opposite. It’s basically a Trophy Truck; loaded down with all the extras and luxuries that have been summarily tossed out of

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Oct 24-25 SADR Cholla 250
Oct 24-26 WRC - RallyRACC-Rally de Espana
Oct 24-26 LOORRS Lucas Oil Challenge Cup - Lake Elsinore
Oct 25 MORE - Ladies Race For A Cure
Oct 25-26 VORRA - Short Course
Oct 31-02 Sardegna Legend Rally
Nov 01 Formula Off-Road Las Vegas
Nov 01-02 SNORE 250
Nov 04-07 SEMA
Nov 05 GRC - Las Vegas, NV