Jagged X Wins Best in the Desert's Bluewater Desert Challenge

Lucas Cooney
by Lucas Cooney
Jagged X Bluewater Desert Challenge

Photo courtesy Rusty Baptist @ UTVUnderground.com

Polaris factory facers were out in force at the Bluewater Desert Challenge this past weekend. The race, different than the other Best in the Desert Races, was two days of three 25-mile laps, with results based on times from both days.

Thirty-two Side-by-Sides took the line with the Pro Class having the majority of entrants. Jagged X’s Brandon Schueler in the No. 1919 RZR XP 1000 started in front and never looked back, taking first place the first day. The top five were all RZRs with Lone Star Racing’s Branden Sims finishing second, Coastal/Holz Racing’s Scott Kiger in third, Cognito’s Justin Lambert in fourth and Jagged X’s Craig Scanlon in fifth.

Day two saw Schueler and Sims line up together with the rest of the top five from the day prior behind them. It was a hard battle between the top five with some unlucky breaks but, in the end, Sims took checkered flag for Day 2. With the combined times from both, Schueler took the overall win, while Sims finished second overall followed by Coastal/Holz Racing in third.

The next and final BITD race for this year is the Henderson 250, in Henderson, Nev., Dec. 5-7.

Lucas Cooney
Lucas Cooney

I have been working exclusively in digital media since 1997. I started out with TSN.ca, 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 ATV.com, Off-Road.com, ArcheryTalk.com, Tractor.com, RVGuide.com, and many more.

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