POLARIS RZR® RACING WINS AT UTV WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP AND SCORE SAN FELIPE 250 SEASON OPENER
(Press release) MINNEAPOLIS, MN (April 10, 2019)
At the fifth-annual Polaris RZRÂ® UTV World Championship in
Laughlin, Nevada, Polaris
RZRÂ® Factory Racing continued its winning streak with two
wins and six podiums from RZR Factory drivers.
Additionally, RZR Factory Racing secured two wins and
three total podiums at the SCORE San Felipe 250 series opener in
Baja California, Mexico.
At the UTV World Championship, Polaris RZR Factory Driver Seth Quintero secured the UTV NA class win, giving the 16-year-old driver three-consecutive wins this season. Polaris privateers Mike De Ley and Dan Kaatz followed Quintero to round out the NA class podium, while RZR Factory Driver Mitch Guthrie Jr. brought home second in the Pro Turbo class. During Sunday's short course races, Polaris RZR swept the Pro 1000 class podium, as Colby Wemple, Shelby Anderson and Sierra Romo placed first, second and third, respectfully. In the final race of the UTV World Championship, RZR Factory Driver Jacob Carver finished third in the Pro Turbo short course class.
"The UTV World Championship is an incredible event with many of the world's best off-road racers," said Kyle Duea, Vice President of ORV Marketing at Polaris Industries. "We are extremely proud of all our racers and their teams as they work incredibly hard to prepare, compete and podium throughout the race season. The team's results this past weekend are a testament to their efforts."
At the SCORE San Felipe 250 season opener, Polaris RZR Factory Racing earned two wins with RZR Factory Driver Wayne Matlock's Pro Turbo win and Kristen Matlock's Pro NA win. The two victories mark the second-consecutive year the husband and wife duo each won their class, while Wayne's Pro Turbo class win gives him three-consecutive San Felipe 250 wins. In the Pro Turbo class, RZR Factory Driver Mike Cafro finished second.
Polaris RZR Factory Racing has secured 13 wins and 25 podiums in the 2019 calendar race series. RZR Factory Racing looks to continue its success at WORCS round four in Las Vegas, Nevada, and LOORS round two in Chandler, Arizona.