The UTV World Championship is going on now and you can watch it live.
Simply click this link to be taken to the coverage. Hundreds of racing teams and thousands of fans are headed to Lake Havasu, AZ for the 2020 UTV World Championship presented by Polaris RZR. The event runs from October 7th – 11th. The event brings the best UTV racers from around the world together for go door to door racing on an all-new 30-mile ultra-technical off-road racecourse for a chance to be called a World Champion.
San Diego off-road production powerhouse Mad Media will be producing a world-class two day live stream on Friday October 9th and Saturday October 10th from 11am to 9pm PST. The livestream will be hosted by UTV World Championship CEO Matt Martell, racer and media personality Jim Beaver, media personality Tiffany Stone, and racer and musician B.C. Vaught. Special guests include Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone, Sid Wilson Of Slipknot, Jeremy Mcgrath, and more.
“This is the Superbowl of UTV Racing. This is the best of the best racers from desert, short course, and youth UTV racing all at one event. We are thrilled at the racer turnout. The UTV World Championship continues to lead off-road racing into the future despite the challenges of COVID. All the biggest UTV brands and aftermarket companies are represented at the AZ West UTV festival Thursday, October 8th. It’s going to be another step forward for UTV racing! Come check out all the latest UTV’s and UTV aftermarket products,” stated UTV World Championship CEO, Matt Martelli.
The event will, of course, follow the required COVID safety protocols but is deemed a low-risk event due to being outdoors with many new touchless features and sanitization stations. Masks are recommended for all attendees and participants. The schedule of events includes:
Wednesday, October 7th –
The festivities kick off with the Rigid Industries Poker Run navigated by onX Off-Road. Participants can take their stock UTV around a stunning 60+ mile off-road course showcasing the varied terrain that racers will tackle. Each entry will receive a Poker Run T-shirt and a commemorative poker chip, as well as have the chance to make the best poker hand to win cash & prizes from participating sponsors. Click here
Thursday, October 8th –
The festivities continue on Thursday with the massive AZ West UTV Festival with the largest collection of UTVs, parts, and accessories on the planet in the front of the start/finish in Standard Wash from 8:00am to 6:00 pm. At Noon on Thursday, racers will qualify for the start position directly in front of the AZ West UTV festival giving spectators the first look at the off-road racing action to come. All events are free and open to the public including race spectating.
Friday, October 9th –
The racing begins on Friday, October 9th at 7:00am starting the Short Course Pro Turbo race and continues with youth racing throughout the day – ending with the Pro NA & Pro Unlimited Desert Race presented by Fortin Racing at 2:00pm. Spectating is free and open to the public. The entire day of racing will be broadcast on the Livestream for free on live.utvworldchampionship.com
from 11:00am to 9:00pm.
Saturday, October 10th –
The racing continues Saturday, October 10th at 7:00am starting the Desert UTV Rally, Sportsman & Pro RS1 and continues with youth racing throughout the day ending with the Pro Turbo presented by Fortin Racing at 2:00pm. Spectating is free and open to the public. The entire day of racing will again be broadcast on the Livestream for free on live.utvworldchampionship.com
from 11:00am to 9:00pm.
For a more detailed schedule breakdown, please check out this link
Image Note: Images courtesy of Polaris depicts the 2019 event.