Coyne Powersports Sponsors New UTV Racing Series

Lucas Cooney
by Lucas Cooney
Can-Am Maverick 1000 Desert

AMA District 38 has inked a deal with Coyne Powersports for them to be named the official Title Sponsor of their All New D38 UTV Racing Series. This new series will bring seven UTV off-road racing events to the Imperial Valley’s famed Superstition Mountain OHV area.

“Everyone at D38 is extremely excited to bring UTV Off Road Racing into our series,” says Rob Niemela, AMA D38 president. “As the old saying goes, with age comes a cage, so this new series will offer a chance for a retired D38 rider or a beginner into our sport of Off Road Desert Racing to experience the adrenaline and excitement this type of racing provides in an overall safer package.”

For 2015, All UTV racers will compete on the same weekend as the D38 Motorcycle and ATV events but will start in a completely separate time slot from the others. The series will feature affordable $150 entry fees, 20-30 mile loops, and prize money for top three finishers in each division.

“This has been a long time coming,” says Wayne Matlock, UTV Steward for the new series. “With the volume of sport UTVs in the market, the goal for the series was to offer an entry level, grass roots competitor base to introduce people into the sport of UTV Desert Racing. We truly believe this will be a huge success with large entries and competitive racing within all 3 of our sanctioned classes Pro Production, Pro Stock, and Unlimited.”

President of the Coyne Powersports Group, Marty Coyne had this to say about the new relationship,

“With myself being an avid off road enthusiast, we stay involved in the sport of Off Road Racing on many levels,” says Marty Coyne, president of Coyne Powersports Group. “The UTV market is on fire right now and with this new series starting in my backyard, I knew we just had to get involved. We are currently working on a comprehensive sponsorship and contingency packages for the racers that we will be releasing soon.”

Official 2015 AMA D38 UTV Series Presented by Coyne Powersports Schedule:

Feb 7th & 8th – Valentine’s Day Massacre

Feb 21st & 22nd – The King of the Dez

Mar 14th & 15th – Full Throttle 100

Apr 25th & 26th – Speed Limit 100

Oct 10th & 11th – Rattle Snake Chase

Oct 24th & 25th – Desert Cross

Dec 12th & 13th – Christmas Classic

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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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