G-Force RedLine™, engineered for the most extreme environments, now available at MidAmerica Powersports

OKLAHOMA. March 16, 2021 – Gates (NYSE:GTES), the leading global provider of power transmission solutions and its G-Force high performance powersports CVT belts, is proud to announce their sponsorship of the 2021 CrosXs UTV Series Race at MidAmerica Outdoors. Gates has expanded their commitment to off-road racing in recent years, helping propel to victory pro-class race teams.

“We are amazed at how far this new race series has come since its conception last year” says Joe Menzel, General Manager, Gates Mobility. “Since G-Force RedLine™ has become the go-to belt upgrade choice for many of the world’s best race teams, it was natural to support MidAmerica Outdoors and the racers that will be part of this highly anticipated series”.

The first Crosxs Series Round 1, will kick off on March 19th in Jay, Oklahoma. Professional SxS Racing will come together, to build tracks and provide the side by side racing experience. Racers are expecting this series to be one of the most exciting UTV contest this year. Top teams and riders have confirmed that they will be participating and some of the biggest names in the industry have joined on as sponsors to keep UTV short-track racing progressing.

“MidAmerica Outdoors and Crosxs are extremely excited to announce a broad, multi-level partnership with Gates belts for our racers. This is a partnership between three companies with a passion for powersports and delivering great products to our customers. I am honored to be part of this team.” Billy Champion, MidAmerica Outdoors Sponsorship Coordinator.

In 2020, Gates expanded the G-Force RedLine™ CVT belt line to a wide range of UTV applications after its 2019 debut. Designed and tested with direct input from their elite group of athletes and influencers, G-Force Redline™ was created for riders looking for off-road specific performance and durability when riding and racing in all extreme conditions, no matter the terrain or trail G-Force RedlineTM gives the confidence needed to dominate.

G-Force RedLine™ belts were specifically designed to withstand the increased heat, power and operating environments of today’s off-road vehicles (ORVs). Gates G-Force RedLine™ CVT belts are engineered from a patented, fiber-reinforced Ethylene Elastomer compound, providing maximum transverse stiffness and unmatched heat resistance which allows for increased durability, greater load-carrying capability, and a higher effective operating temperature. G-Force RedLine™ belts deliver:

  • Excellent recovery from temperatures up to 338°F (170°C) without power loss
  • Up to 300% increased belt life
  • Up to 50% lower speed losses under heavy loads and torque

Gates G-Force RedLine belts, available from powersports and automotive distributors across North America, will also now be available to racers and spectators alike at MidAmerica Powersports a SXS parts & accessories store located inside the main part of MidAmerica Outdoors. For more information about the park and this year’s calendar of events, please visit midamericaoutdoors.com.

To learn more about G-Force RedLine™, please visit www.gates.com/redline. To find the proper belt for an application, reference the Gates online catalog system at navigates.gates.com

About Gates

Gates is a global manufacturer of innovative, highly engineered power transmission and fluid power solutions. Gates offers a broad portfolio of products to diverse replacement channel customers and to original equipment (“first-fit”) manufacturers as specified components. Gates participates in many sectors of the industrial and consumer markets. Gates products play essential roles in a diverse range of applications across a wide variety of end markets ranging from harsh and hazardous industries such as agriculture, construction, manufacturing and energy, to everyday consumer applications such as printers, power washers, automatic doors and vacuum cleaners, and virtually every form of transportation. Gates products are sold in 128 countries across four commer cial regions: the Americas; Europe, Middle East and Africa; Greater China; and East Asia and India. More about Gates can be found at www.gates.com.


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