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Polaris Names Craig Scanlon as New Transamerican Auto Parts President

This is huge industry news that we are proud to share. Our good friend and one of the driving forces at Polaris RZR (Polaris ORV) has been promoted to President of Transamerican Auto Parts (TAP), also knows as the parent company of 4 Wheel Parts. Scanlon has done more for the UTV industry then most […]


ORMHOF IMPACT AWARD NOMINEES ANNOUNCED Desert Racing |   Short Course | Rock Sports |MX/ATV/UTV | Industry | Advocate   Congratulations to the nominees for the 2017 ORMHOF Impact Awards, formerly the Rising Star Awards. The recipients are chosen by the Voting Members of the Hall of Fame, and are announced at the Induction & Awards Ceremony on October 30 in Las Vegas.   Desert Brock […]

Race Life: Scanlon Motorsports Group | Mint 400

The Mint, is the most iconic off-road race in the United States, its also one of the most challenging. You just don’t show up to the Mint 400, you plan, you prepare and you must commit to the finest of details to even remotely have a chance at winning such a grueling race. The Scanlon […]

Craig Scanlon & RJ Anderson Team Up For The Mint 400

SMG Race Team Set To Take On 2017 Polaris RZR Mint 400 Craig Scanlon & RJ Anderson Team Up For The Mint 400 Minneapolis, MN 2/27/17 – With the 2017 Best In The Desert (BITD) race season in full swing, the Scanlon Motorsports Group (SMG) racing program is set to head to Las Vegas, NV to […]

Feature Vehicle: Scanlon Motorsports Group Polaris RZR XP Turbo

When you are the CMO of Polaris and you decide to go racing, you better believe everyone expects you to have the best of the best when it comes to your race vehicle. Craig Scanlon is not a rookie, he has been a part of the Jagged X Racing team since 2012 and in 2016 […]

Feature Product: IMPACT by MasterCraft Safety Fire Suit & Helmet

Safety gear is important, more important than almost all the creature comfort accessories we seem to always gravitate too. So often when building a race vehicle we focus on the machine and not so much on ourselves. I can’t tell you how many times I have seen racers with unbelievable programs wearing out dated fire […]

Rockstar Energy Operation Desert Run: Episode 1

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 […]

Angal Races Spec TT At Parker 425

Angal & Scanlon Take On Parker 425 in NEW Geiser Bros. Spec Trophy Truck By: Johnny Angal / Well I started desert racing just over a year and a half ago in a Polaris RZR and to my surprise (and in my eyes) I did pretty well. After about 10 months I started getting […]

Feature Vehicle: 2014 Jagged-X XP1K

Jagged-X is the long standing premier race team in professional UTV desert racing. From day 1 Brandon & Justin Schueler have developed UTV race machines and have pushed the UTV desert race sport to, dare I say, eXtreme levels! It seems that every year Jagged-X introduces yet another new, fast and highly competitive race machine. […]

2014 BITD Parker 250

Its crazy to think that the 2014 season is already here. It feels like we just ended the 2013 season, and in reality we did! Nevertheless, with a new season comes new competitors and new machines and the 2014 BITD Parker 250 certainly delivered on all of those levels. Numerous new machines made their debut […]