UTV Rules

UTV racers will have a 7 round points race series for the 2017 Season, including both GNCC Co-sanctions which will count as WEXCR points races. To be eligible for the season ending Championship Trophy and Prizes you must race at least 5 of the 7 races in the same class and same division and complete at least 1 lap. DNF’s and DNS’s do not count towards the required 5 races for a championship.

Race Day Schedule:

UTV Registration = 12:00pm – 5:30pm

UTV Race (1hour) = 6:00pm – 7:00pm


U1 – (Open) Production models, example: Can-Am Commander/Maverick 1000, Polaris Rzr 900 & XP1000, Arctic Cat Wildcat – Engine and suspension modifications permitted (factory turbos permitted).

U2 – (max 850cc) Production models, example: Can-Am Commander 800, Polaris Rzr 800 & Rzr 800-S Model – Engine and suspension modifications permitted.

U3 – (max 750cc) Production models, example: Yamaha Rhino, Kawaski Teryx & Rzr 570 – Engine and suspension modifications permitted.

Single Seat – (Open) Production models, example Polaris Ace & Honda Pilot/Odyssey – Engine and suspension modifications permitted.


Length: The UTV race will be a 1 hour race.

Teams:  A Team consists of a driver and a passenger, except for Polaris Ace Models. Teams must have the same driver at each event in order to accumulate points throughout the season, different passengers at each event is permitted, but you can not switch passengers once the race has started. **We will no longer be using “Team Names” in our system, you must signup using the drivers First & Last name.**

Age: All UTV Team competitors, including drivers and passengers, must be at least 18 years old. All Single Seat competitors must be at least 16 years old.

The following equipment is required for all machines:

a. Four point harness restraints, securely fastened on occupants at all times;

b. Full roll cages;

c. Side-nets or Doors;

d. Silencer/Muffler;

e. Fire Extinguisher, clearly mounted and easily retrievable by officials/the public;

f. Rear tail/brake lights must remain on at all times.

The following gear is required for all competitors:

a. Helmets;

b. Protective eye wear; and

c. Single layer fire suit is highly recommended (one-piece or two piece jacket/pants)


1. Competitors will be identified by the Team name. Both the driver and the passenger must be present at registration and sign all required forms.

2. Teams must register for the race before operating their machine anywhere on the facility. Drivers may not exceed 5 mph when traveling to/from their pit area, and occupants must always wear a helmet.

3. Teams will receive two barcode tags. Place one tag
on the lower left chin of the drivers helmet and place the other tag on the roll cage directly behind the driver’s head.

4. Racer registration fee will be $50 per team.


1. Teams will be assigned a Start Row. Teams shall line up on their assigned row when directed by the race official.

2. The start of the race will be a dead engine start, racers will be given 10 second signal before green flag is thrown, rows will start approx. 15 seconds apart.


2017 UTV Race Dates:

UTV RD#1 – Sunday April 2nd – Location: Powerline Park – St Clairsville, OH
UTV RD#2 – Sunday May 14th – Location: Husted Hills – Amesville, OH
UTV RD#3 – Saturday May 27th – GNCC Co-Sanction – Location: Sunday Creek Raceway – Millfield, OH – WEXCR Points Event
UTV RD#4 – Sunday June 4th – Location: Warrior Raceway – Barlow, OH
UTV RD#5 – Sunday July 23rd – Location: Black Rock XC – Sharpsburg, OH
UTV RD#6 – Sunday September 17th – Location: Black Diamond XC – New Plymouth, OH
UTV RD#7 – Saturday October 7th – GNCC Co-Sanction – Location: Powerline Park – St Clairsville, OH – WEXCR Points Event

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