Team DragonFire Wins WORCS UTV Race at Race Town 395

Lucas Cooney
by Lucas Cooney
Ken Benson DragonFire Racing

After a tough couple of races, Team DragonFire’s Ken Benson blazed to a commanding Class 2 (850cc Production UTV) win at the WORCS race at Race Town 395 in Adelanto, Calif. this past weekend. Described as a “torture test,” Benson blitzed through the tough terrain due to his newly dialed-in suspension system. He was even able to turn lap times on par with the 1000cc Class 1 UTVs despite a 150cc displacement disadvantage.

“Race Town 395 was one of the most aggressive tracks of the season,” says Benson. “After spending the first half of the year chasing mechanical and suspension issues, the car was perfectly dialed-in for Race Town! The desert loop was completely whooped out and the MX track jumps forced decisions to be made at every launch… fortunately we were able to float through the entire course while others struggled.

DragonFire Racing Suspension

“The extreme nature and unpredictability of WORCS racing is what makes these races so intriguing; there are always unknowns that truly test both the driver and the car limits. A big thanks to DragonFire for helping make my car stand up to the test… and still have plenty left in reserve!”

Although Benson has been fast all season, he has also been hard on his RZR so DragonFire’s chief fabricator Dustin Mayer made the trip to Race Town 395 to see for himself what sort of torture Benson has been subjecting his Polaris to.

“Needless to say, the DragonFire suspension is also nice to have when you launching 50+ feet off the jumps in the MX section,” says Benson. “Dustin designed a dynamic suspension system that can take anything you throw at it!”

Lucas Cooney
Lucas Cooney

I have been working exclusively in digital media since 1997. I started out with, spending nearly nine years creating and editing content on Canada's leading sports website. I left to join VerticalScope, Inc., one of the world's largest online publishers, to start a number of powersports publications. While at VerticalScope, I've helped create and oversee content for a wide variety of different publications, including,,,,, and many more.

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