Best In The Desert

2017 BITD Silver State 150 Photos | Results

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Phil Blurton Wins Best In The Desert Vegas To Reno Race

Phil Blurton Wins Best In The Desert Vegas To Reno Race Kyle Chaney Victorious At Heartland Challenge Can-Am X-Team and Maverick X3 Turbo R side-by-side vehicle racers Phil Blurton and Kyle Chaney each earned an impressive off-road endurance racing victory this past weekend. Blurton won the 2017 Best In The Desert UTV Turbo class in […]


2017 BITD Vegas To Reno STORY | PHOTOS | RESULTS

2017 BITD Vegas To Reno STORY | PHOTOS | RESULTS Phil Blurton & Kristen Matlock, Big Winners at Vegas To Reno Another Best In The Desert (BITD) Vegas To Reno (V2R) race has come gone, but like the many before it, the race has left us with memories we won’t soon forget. 90 UTVs in three […]


2017 BITD Vegas To Reno Race Info | Tracking | Tech & Contingency Photos

The 2017 BITD Vegas To Reno has arrived! UTVUnderground.com will be on the scene all day long tracking the race from start to finish. You can best follow our coverage on social media at Facebook.com/utvunderground and on Instagram @utvunderground. Below is information for tracking the race via RacingTrax’s LIVE MAP as well as Race Maps, schedule […]


Race Life: Adrian Orellana prepares for Vegas to Reno 2017

Race Life: Adrian Orellana prepares for Vegas to Reno 2017 We caught up with Adrian Orellana who is currently sitting 3rd in points in the Pro Production class at the Best In The Desert series as he tests and prepares for The 2017 “General Tire” Vegas to Reno race presented by Fox in his Assault […]


Guthrie Rides ITP Tires To Victory at Parker 250

Guthrie Rides ITP Tires To Victory at Parker 250 ITP racers earn three BITD podiums in the Arizona desert FRANKLIN, Tenn., Jan. 17, 2017 – ITP racer Mitch Guthrie Jr. kicked off the 2017 Best In The Desert (BITD) racing series by winning the UTV overall and UTV Pro Turbo class at the 2017 Parker […]


Casey Folks Crosses The Final Finish Line

Casey Folks Crosses The Final Finish Line With a sad heart, Best in the Desert announces the passing of our leader on January 12, 2017. Casey suffered a massive stroke on the morning of January 7th in Parker, Arizona. He was doing what he loved, living his passion for off-road racing, getting ready to drop […]


Team RZR Off to a Winning Start for 2017 Racing Season

Team RZR Off to a Winning Start for 2017 Racing Season Mitch Guthrie Jr. takes Best in the Desert UTV Winter Nationals Minneapolis, Jan. 11, 2017 – Team RZR kept the winning momentum going at the first Best in the Desert (BITD) race of 2017, the UTV Winter Nationals in Parker, Ariz. Cool, wet weather […]


DWT Dominates UTV Winter Nationals

DWT drivers and riders put on a dominating performance at the opening rounds of the BITD and WORCS series winning the pro class in every event. BITD UTV Winter Nationals – Parker, AZ: At the UTV Winter Nationals, Nic Granlund came out of the start with the led pack in the Assault Industries UTV Production […]


2017 BITD Parker 250 RESULTS | PHOTOS | VIDEO

It seems like just yesterday that we were celebrating championships for the 2016 desert race season. While it wasn’t yesterday, it was only 3 weeks ago which left desert racers very little time if they were planning to build and introduce new race machines for 2017, which many were. A field of well over 60 […]


Noah Warren RAW Pahrump 250 Heli Footage

RAW helicopter footage of Noah Warren in the Warren Brothers Racing Polaris RZR XP1000 at the 2016 Best In The Desert Pahrump 250! Noah would go on to finish 3rd in the Pro UTV 1000 class and 9th overall! See more from the 2016 BITD Pahrump 250 here: http://www.utvunderground.com/2016-bitd-pahrump-250-photos-story-results-43877.html


Branden Sims – 2016 BITD Pahrump 250

Branden Sims finished the 2016 BITD season at the Pahrump 250 with a win in the Pro Turbo UTV class and capped it all off by taking home the 2016 Pro Turbo UTV class championship!! Be sure to subscribe to this channel and LIKE our Facebook page! https://www.facebook.com/utvunderground https://www.twitter.com/utvunderground https://www.instagram.com/utvunderground ©2016 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED // […]


Justin Lambert – 2016 BITD Pahrump 250

Justin Lambert pulled off the first ever UTV class season SWEEP by winning every single race this season at Best In The Desert! He capped it all off with a big win at the Pahrump 250 in the Pro UTV class!! Be sure to subscribe to this channel and LIKE our Facebook page! https://www.facebook.com/utvunderground https://www.twitter.com/utvunderground […]


2016 BITD Pahrump 250 PHOTOS | STORY| RESULTS

2016 BITD Pahrump 250 – The Season Finale Championships, Glory, Trials & Tribulations The 2016 season at Best In The Desert seemed to blast on by in record time. It feels like just yesterday that we were kicking the year off in Parker and then posting results from the UTV World Championship and the Mint […]


2016 BITD Pahrump 250 Contingency Video

The final race of the 2016 Best In The Desert racing season has arrived. Polaris RZR athlete Justin Lambert has come to the Pahrump 250 with hopes of completing a clean sweep in the Pro UTV naturally aspirated class while RZR teammate Branden Sims aims to capture his first BITD Pro UTV Turbo class championship! […]


2016 BITD Bluewater Desert Challenge Day 2 Video & Photos

Strap in as we follow the Polaris RZR racing team as they race towards the finish of the 2016 BITD Bluewater Desert Challenge! See contingency video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZX9S4_NGshk See Day 1 Highlights here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UQDHPtFQTsw Be sure to subscribe to this channel and LIKE our Facebook page! https://www.facebook.com/utvunderground https://www.twitter.com/utvunderground https://www.instagram.com/utvunderground ©2016 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED // A […]


Craig Scanlon Unveils NEW Off-Road Racing Program

Craig Scanlon Unveils NEW Factory RIGID / ROCKSTAR Polaris RZR Off-Road Racing Program Scanlon Motorsports Group Set To Compete This Weekend At Bluewater Desert Challenge Minneapolis, MN 10/6/16 – After nearly a year of planning, building and testing, off-road racing veteran Craig Scanlon is officially unveiling his all-new Scanlon Motorsports Group (SMG) factory backed Polaris […]


Jake Carver 2016 Vegas To Reno Race Report

2016 BITD Vegas To Reno Race Report By: Jacob Carver // Driver #936 Polaris RZR XP Turbo Photos by: Rusty Baptist // UTVUnderground.com Coming off of a second place finish at the Laughlin Desert Classic and falling just short of a podium with a 5th place overall finish at the Baja 500, we knew that […]


2016 BITD Vegas To Reno Photos-Story-Results

2016 BITD Vegas To Reno “The Long Way” The 2016 Best In The Desert (BITD) Vegas To Reno (V2R) was dubbed “The Long Way”, it could have easily been dubbed “The Hard Way” as it put every team to the test. More than 70 UTVs showed up to the 20th running of this epic race, […]


2016 Vegas To Reno Day 2 Finish Video

Take a ride as we carry you through the second and final day of the 2016 Best In The Desert Vegas To Reno race! Props to all of the racers, finishers, and winners!! We had a blast covering this race for you all. Special thank you to Polaris RZR for sponsoring our coverage. See Day […]


2016 BITD Vegas To Reno Day 1 VIDEO

Day 1 of the 2016 BITD Vegas To Reno was crazy! Check it out as we give you a taste of the action and follow along at UTVUnderground.com and Facebook.com/PolarisRZR for more updates from Day 2 here at Vegas To Reno! See more day 1 action here: http://www.utvunderground.com/2016-bitd-vegas-to-reno-day-1-photos-41152.html Be sure to subscribe to this channel […]


2016 BITD Vegas To Reno Day 1 Photos

Two days of racing at the 2016 Best In The Desert (BITD) Vegas To Reno (V2R) kicked off this morning and it was a crazy day! Somewhere around 70+/- UTVs took the green flag and headed into some of the dustiest and nastiest terrain Nevada had to offer. The day was kicked off with a […]


2016 BITD Laughlin Desert Classic

It was an exciting weekend of racing at the first Best In The Desert (BITD) Laughlin Desert Classic. 60 of the best UTV desert racers in the world came out to take on a fun, fast and for some, a very memorable off-road race! We want to first congratulate Justin Lambert on his 4th win […]


Cognito Henderson 250 Race Report

The 2015 BITD season is over, and the Pro UTV class had a pretty intense championship points race between myself Justin Lambert of the Cognito team, and Johnny Angal of the UTV Inc. team. The season winner would boil down to the final 2015 race, the Henderson 250. Coming into Henderson, Johnny had a 9 […]


Johnny Angal, Henderson 250 Race Report

2015 Henderson 250 Race Report Polaris RZR 2015 Best in the Desert Championship  By Johnny Angal, Driver / Owner #1921 UTV Inc. Polaris RZR Well, who would have thought? Team UTV INC just pulled off another amazing feat. We led the Class 1900 UTV season points battle all year and just won the ‘2015 Class […]


2015 BITD Henderson 250

S3 Powersports Wins The Battle, UTV Inc Wins The War The 2015 Best In The Desert (BITD) Pro UTV season championship would all come down to the Henderson 250, the final race of the year. Johnny Angal in the #1921 UTV Inc Polaris RZR and Justin Lambert in the #1918 Cognito Motorsports Polaris RZR were […]


2015 BITD Bluewater Desert Challenge

Congrats to Justin Lambert and the entire #1918 Cognito Motorsports Polaris RZR for their big win in Bluewater! We are working remote so these are the only results we have at this time. We will update with more results and images as we get them! Thank you to everyone who represented UTVUnderground.com at this years […]


Cognito Motorsports V2R Video

Polaris RZR #1918 Cognito Motorsports takes the win at the 2015 Vegas to Reno. Produced by Tuba Art Films.


2015 BITD Vegas To Reno VIDEO

The 2015 Best In The Desert Vegas To Reno was everything you would expect from the longest off-road race in the United States! 545miles of brutal heart-pounding action! Follow along as the Polaris Racing team takes on this epic race. See more here: http://www.utvunderground.com/2015-bitd-vegas-to-reno-photos-results-story-31168.html Be sure to subscribe to this channel and LIKE our Facebook page! […]


Life On The Inside: Wes Miller In-Car

What you see above is rOtation Motorsports’ Wes Miller and his #1998 Pro UTV as it was being passed at top speed during the 2015 BITD Vegas To Reno and it did end so well for Amin Patel in the #1986 Polaris RZR. Patel, who decided to go for a pass with no siren, bump, […]


2015 BITD Silver State 300 Photos & Results

Huge congrats to Jacob Carver for winning his first ever Pro UTV BITD race at this years 2015 BITD Silver State 300. The fast and smooth race has turned into a harsh, dusty battle with UTVs now starting back with trucks and buggies. Once again UTVs had a solid turnout with 24 completing the course […]


Looking Back On The UTV World Championship

It has been a few weeks now since the UTV World Championship. I haven’t had much time to really decompress from what felt like a whirlwind couple of months leading up to the event. We switched gears right into the Mint 400 leaving me very little time to really sit down and think about what we […]


The 2015 Mint 400 Trailer

330 of the greatest off-road racers on the planet are about to go to WAR!! The 2015 Polaris RZR Mint 400 presented by General Tire will roar through Sin City March 11th-15th and feature a host of spectacular new features. After last years massive, record-setting event, (Mint 400 race owners) the Martelli Brothers are once […]


2015 BITD Parker 250 Video

The 2015 racing season got underway in Parker, AZ at the Best In The Desert THR Parker 250 Presented by Polaris RZR. 55 UTVs would show up to take on the season opener. As the race wore on, Johnny Angal in the 1921 UTV Inc. Polaris RZR would set his sights on being the first […]


2015 BITD Parker 250 Photos & Results

The 2015 racing season got underway in Parker, AZ at the Best In The Desert THR Parker 250 Presented by Polaris RZR. 55 UTVs would show up to take on the season opener, but the race wouldn’t kick off without some drama at tech on friday. UTVRA Tech Director Cory Sappington made it clear that […]


2014 Henderson 250 Video

The Henderson 250 is the final race in the Best In The Desert (BITD) racing season. Like 2013, the 2014 race would decide who would take home the season championship title. Once again it would be a battle to the finish between the Polaris RZRs of Jagged X and Coastal Racing. Follow along and see […]


2014 BITD Henderson 250

The 2014 Best In The Desert (BITD) season wrapped up with a final drag race at the Henderson 250. Like years past, the Henderson 250 would play host to deciding the Pro UTV season Championship. Brandon Schueler in the #1919 Jagged X Polaris RZR would enter the race with a 10 point lead over the […]


BITD Bluewater Desert Challenge Video

The Bluewater Desert Challenge is the only race at Best In The Desert that races over a 2-day format. Racers compete on 2-days combining their finishing times to see who the overall winner is. Polaris factory racers came out in full force, pinned it both days and battled it out until the finish! Be sure […]