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July 10, 2017

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www.PowersportsBusiness.com The American and National League teams will be treated to some over-the-top UTV builds during Major League Baseball's All- Star game this summer. The builds, by The Diesel Brothers and Joey D. of UTVUnderground, feature a 2017 Polaris RZR XP 4 Turbo and Ranger Crew 1000. ITP OFF-ROAD RACERS POST 1-2 FINISH IN BAJA, MEXICO Justin Lambert piloted his ITP Ultra Cross- equipped Polaris RZR to a Pro UTV class victory at the SCORE International Baja 500 race in Baja, Mexico. Lambert domi- nated the class, winning by almost 50 min- utes. Branden Sims finished second, giving ITP a 1-2 finish. "The Baja 500 is one of the most gruel- ing off-road races there is, so to have ITP- supported racers deliver a 1-2 finish against an exceptionally talented field of entrants is really gratifying," said Rhett Turpin, head of ITP sales at The Carlstar Group. "The ITP Ultra Cross R Spec is not only the tire of choice for Justin Lambert and many of the elite desert racing teams, it's also the obvi- ous choice for any enthusiast seeking the same confidence, performance and reliability these top teams have grown to appreciate. And, the Ultra Cross R Spec is readily avail- able in a variety of size options to meet your individual needs, all produced to the same specifications." "The Baja 500 is known to be one of the roughest off-road races in the world," Lam- bert said. "We were on a mission; our game plan took us to an overall UTV win at the Baja 500. To win the toughest off-road races, you must have the toughest tires. ITP Tires for the win!" ROCKFORD FOSGATE PARTNERS WITH YAMAHA ON YXZ1000R AUDIO SYSTEMS Rockford Fosgate announced a distribution agreement with Yamaha Parts and Acces- sories, a division of Yamaha Motor Corpo- ration, U.S.A., for a new line of motorsports audio solutions specific to Yamaha's YXZ1000R side-by-side models. Four indi- vidual audio systems are now available. "With the ever-growing popularity of the Yamaha YXZ1000R and the limited high-quality audio offerings available, we have developed multiple class-leading kits that offer options for source unit integra- tion to complete high performance audio solutions," said Jake Braaten, Rockford vice president of New Product Develop- ment and Engineering. "All of the prod- ucts are designed to perform while out in the elements, and we keep the instal- lation simple by offering very efficient plug-and-play kits designed to fit factory locations on the YXZ1000R. Our systems are engineered and tested to last, no mat- ter whether in the mud, sand or on rough mountain trails." From as low as $349.99 for a YXZ- STAGE1 solution up to a modest $2,199.99 for a complete YXZ-STAGE4 400-watt DIGEST Custom Polaris UTVs headed to All-Star Game Rockford Fosgate audio systems will now be avail- able through Yamaha Parts and Accessories. The American League All-Stars will be decked out in this custom Polaris RZR. See Digest, Page 21 Justin Lambert's Baja 500 victory came with assis- tance from ITP's Ultra Cross tires. The National League All-Stars will be enjoying the ballpark in this Polaris Ranger.

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