April 3, 2017 – San Diego, CA – The UTV World Championship announced today that GSP Performance will title sponsor the Youth Championship races at the 2017 UTV World Championship being held April 13-15, 2017 in Laughlin, NV. The races are now dubbed the “GSP Performance Youth Championship”. GSP Performance is known for their quality race designs and has built some of the most advanced race RZR 170s in the sport. GSP Performance joins the ever growing list of industry sponsors joining the 2017 UTV World Championship event.
The youth championship races at the UTV World Championship have exploded since the inaugural event in 2015. Many credit the UTV World Championship for putting the youth RZR 170 on the map as it pertains to competition. The GSP Performance Youth Championship Race consists of two classes, Stock RZR 170 and Unlimited 250. The classes have been entirely made up of Polaris RZR 170 vehicles, except this year will also welcome in the new Polaris ACE 150. Competitors in the Youth Championship race are between the ages of 6 – 12 years old and they along with their vehicles are mandated to perform certain tasks to ensure safety during competition. You can see the youth class rules by CLICKING HERE
Companies like GSP Performance have pushed hard to help turn the youth championship race into one of the most exciting events at the UTVWC. It is exciting to see so much attention is being paid to the future of our sport and GSP Performance is leading that drive. This year the GSP Performance Youth Championship Race event will see well over 40 children compete for two major awards! Each class will compete for the coveted title of UTV World Champion AND a brand new Polaris vehicle curtesy of UTVUnderground.com & Polaris RZR.
“Pete Corwin and his team at GSP Performance have been supporting the UTV World Championship since day one. Every year they have reached out to sponsor the youth event and this year was their turn! We couldn’t be more thrilled to have their support. To see them step up and get behind the kids at the UTVWC is very exciting for me and our team. We are proud to host the GSP Performance Youth Championship Races and can’t wait to see who will come out on top”, stated UTV World Championship co-owner & UTVUndeerground.com CEO, Joey DiGiovanni.
The three-day UTV World Championship event format will feature one day of racing, contingency and tech in downtown Laughlin, and a day of demo and enthusiast rides and more. The UTV World Championship is part of the Best in The Desert (BITD) Off-Road Racing Association and will be marketed, produced, and televised by motorsports media heavyweights, Mad Media. The format brings together UTV desert racing, UTV short-course racing, and enthusiast rides into one massive multi-day event on the edge of the Colorado River in Laughlin, Nevada. The event has quickly become an important showcase for UTV manufacturers and aftermarket manufacturing companies to display and sell their products. Enthusiasts and racers will be able to pre-run the racecourse in stock UTVs during the “UTV World Championship Family Fun Poker Run”.
For complete details on all the UTV World Championship festivities and spectating visit: www.UTVWorldChampionship.com
BOOK your stay with the Official UTV World Championship Host Hotel – the Riverside Resort Hotel and Casino and let’s get ready to party! Be sure to book using our group discount code “UTVWC”. Racers, teams, fans and sponsors can book their rooms now using the discount code “UTVWC” by calling (800) 227-3849.
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About The UTV World Championship
The UTV World Championship is the world’s biggest UTV race and takes place every year in beautiful Laughlin, Nevada. The UTV World Championship draws the best UTV racers in the world to battle in both short course and desert races to decide who is the best UTV racer on the planet! The race features an ultra exciting side-by-side land rush start and intense door to door racing all the way until the checkered flag. The UTV World Championship has the biggest TV, online, and school media coverage in the sport of UTV racing.
About Mad Media
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