The Arizona Offroad Promotions Payson GP in Payson, Arizona proved to be the most challenging race of the year with torrential rain and resulting mud. The GNCC-esque race was a rare sight in Arizona and the first muddy race the series has seen all season.
AZOP Payson Grand Prix

The UTV’s took to the muddy track and blasted through the deep pools and thick mud.

Tom Wilson won the scarce Pro class, Todd Waling won his 850cc class, Chase De Sousa Dias won the 900cc class, and Robert Olander took his 1000cc Non Turbo class with Kody Winiecki and Barry Bennett right behind him, Last but not least, Kali Kinsman took the 1000cc Turbo class, with Neil Carse and Chad Fisher taking second and third.

AZOP Payson Grand PrixTop 10 results for UTV’s

  • Kali Kinsman
  • Robert Olander
  • Neil Carse
  • Tom Wilson
  • Chase De Sousa Dias
  • Chad Fisher
  • Kody Winiecki
  • Jeff Kery
  • Clay Winiecki
  • Todd Waling

The Payson GP proved to be a challenging course with conditions rarely seen on the west coast. Next race is the Havasu Havik Grand Prix on November 3-4 at Crazy Horse in Lake Havasu City, AZ. More info at

Words and pictures by Jonathan Barrett


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