Mark Holz Wins Silver State 300 UTV Class
Mark Holz pushed the Coastal/HRP Polaris RZR XP 900 to the Class 1900 win in the Best In The Desert Silver State 300. The competition was tight all day, but when the dust settled, Holz had made time on the leader – the Jagged X RZR – and took the win. After 300 miles and six and half-hours of racing the margin of victory was less than one minute.
“We started in the back and knew the Jagged guys were going fast. All we could do was put our heads down and get to work,” says Holz, who drove the entire race.
In a field of 21 starters, Holz used a solid and proven strategy to take the win – drive fast, drive smooth and minimize downtime. The rugged Nevada course consisted of fast mountain roads, monster silt beds and creek crossings. The Coastal/HRP RZR performed solid all day long with the only downtime coming from a flat, but a solid pit strategy by the chase crew worked great.
“We’re really excited to get this win. We had a great run going at the Mint 400 and know that our package is a contender,” says Holz. “We’ve been testing our set-up, working on our Walker Evans Shocks and our program is coming together great and we want to be ready for Vegas to Reno.”
The next round of the World Off-Road Championship Series will be held May 11-13 at Race Town 395 in Adelanto, Calif. The Coastal/HRP RZR will be competing in the Best in the Desert Vegas to Reno August 18.
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