Team UXC Racing Takes Wins Heartland Challenge Pro 4×4 Class

Lucas Cooney
by Lucas Cooney
Team earns four podium finishes in five events

Team UXC Racing entered the GBC Motorsports Heartland 10-hour Challenge fielding teams in Pro 4×4, 40+ Class, C Class, UTV and the inaugural single-seat class. The team exited with three wins.

In Pro 4×4, Michael Swift, Kevin Trantham and Michael Burrows dominated the class on their Polaris Scrambler from the onset, taking the lead and never looking back. Even with the race being cut short due to severe weather, the team won the race with more than a lap separating them from the next finisher, and finished an impressive third in the overall. Team UXC Racing’s Don Higbee and Graham Widdicombe took the 40+ Class win on their Scrambler as well.

Swift and Trantham, with passenger Becky Widdicombe, tackled the UTV race in their RZR S 900 EPS. Trantham started the race in fifth and both racers continued to gain ground during the four-hour race and finished in a respectable second.

In the inaugural hour and a half, single-seat class, Team UXC’s Torey Rush finished first with Josh Copeland in second in their ACE 570s. Jesi Stracham in her special-built, Racer Tech ACE 570 finished third.

Lucas Cooney
Lucas Cooney

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