Polaris RZR® Factory Racing Triumphs at Laughlin Desert Classic, With Guthrie Jr. & Quintero Capturing Overall Series Championships
RZR Factory Drivers Mitch Guthrie Jr. and Branden Sims Win UTV Turbo;
RZR Sponsored Athlete Adrian Orellana Steals Pro UTV NA Class Win
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Polaris RZR Factoring Racing Triumphs at Laughlin Desert Classic, with
Guthrie Jr. and fellow RZR Factory Driver Branden Sims completed the short-course in a neck-and-neck battle resulting in Guthrie Jr. securing his second win of the season. The victory allowed him to overtake three drivers in the overall points standings and bring home the series championship.
As the UTV Turbo race settled in, Guthrie Jr. sat at 10th place, but he charged the course in dramatic fashion, running a pace nobody could keep up with and ultimately stealing first. Polaris RZR Factory Driver Branden Sims finished in second place in only his second race behind the wheel of his RZR. Polaris RZRs claimed six of the top 10 spots with Polaris Supported Athlete Randy Romo coming home fifth and Factory Racers Justin Lambert and Ryan Piplic finishing sixth and eight respectively. Fellow Polaris Supported Athlete Sierra Romo celebrated her belated 19th birthday with a ninth-place finish.
RZR Factory Driver Seth Quintero fell short on a UTV Pro Production perfect season but still brought home the Best In The Desert series championship. After pulling the hole shot and keeping the lead for six laps, Quintero got stuck behind a lapper on the second-to-last lap costing him the lead. Quintero battled back in a fast whoops section regaining the lead until an arm pin bolt backed out, causing a long repair and relegating Quintero to an 11th place finish.
Polaris Sponsored Athlete Adrian Orellana battled for first place after a stop for quick repairs and still crossed the finish line minutes ahead of second place. Polaris Supported Athlete Madeline Wedeking took second and 62-year-old
“Without a doubt, the Polaris RZR Factory Racing Team completely dominated the field over the course of this year’s Best in the Desert Series, and
As the global leader in powersports,