The UTV World Championship Returns To Laughlin, NV April 15th, 2017
The largest UTV Race Event in the World is Back on a new date!

UTV World Championship owners, The Martelli Brothers & Joey DiGiovanni of UTVUnderground.com announced today that the UTV World Championship will return to Laughlin, Nevada April 13th-15th, 2017.


“We are thrilled to be returning to Laughlin for the UTV World Championship in 2017. Developing the UTV World Championship into the worlds premier UTV race event has been amazing, and beginning the planning process for 2017 is really exciting for all of us involved,” said UTVUnderground.com CEO, Joey DiGiovanni.  “Our goal since creating the UTV World Championship in 2015 has been to give racers, companies, and all those involved in UTV recreation an event they can all come together at. The support we have received from racers, sponsors, companies, the city of Laughlin, state of Nevada and the industry as a whole has been paramount for making this event a success. But we’re really just getting started. We have a lot of new ideas we plan on implementing to improve the event and continue to grow entries, spectators, and our marketing impact.”


Racers from around North America have looked to the UTV World Championship as the “Super Bowl” of UTV Racing.  Names like RJ Anderson, Rhys Millen, Mitch Guthrie Jr., Wayne Matlock, Marty Hart, Dustin Jones and Branden Sims have all competed at the UTV World Championship, making it the only UTV race that allows amateurs to have a shot at competing alongside the best racers the sport has to offer.

The UTV World Championship has enjoyed two years of uninterrupted national television coverage and is beamed into 80+ million homes nationwide via their NBC Sports television package.  With multiple hours of national television programming, as well as exposure all over the globe through various industry print, online publications and social media, the UTV World Championship has boosted UTV racers into the mainstream.

2016 UTV World Championship Youth Race utv-world-championship-03

In 2017, the UTV World Championship is planning increased spectator and enthusiast interaction, including trail rides to pair with the the Best in the Desert led Poker Run which allows fans and racers to take their vehicles through the UTV World Championship race course.  Also returning in 2017 will be the inclusion of the Youth Production Race for competitors ages 6-12. This race has given the future of the sport an opportunity to shine on the industries biggest stage.

2016 UTV World Championship Race

The UTV World Championship has become the go-to event for companies looking to represent their products in front of the industries best racers, teams, fans and UTV enthusiasts. In place for 2017 is the return of the industries largest UTV Tech & Contingency – where hundreds of the sports best brands are able to showcase their products while mingling within the festive atmosphere.
The 2017 UTV World Championship will be the biggest and best UTV World Championship to date.

For more information on the 2017 dates visit: www.utvworldchampionship.com

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Joey DiGiovanni, Founder and now former CEO of UTVUnderground.com is a Southern California-based off-road enthusiast. A lifelong off-road enthusiast, he purchased his first UTV in 2006 and since launching UTVUnderground.com in 2008, has worked tirelessly to promote and grow the sport of UTV riding. In addition to co-founding and co-owning the UTV World Championship, his efforts in UTV racing have helped put UTVs amongst the fastest growing class of race vehicles in the world of Off-Road. From Baja to the dunes of Dubai, Joey and his former staff are committed to going anywhere UTVs are being enjoyed and bring that content back to UTVUnderground.com for readers to enjoy.