RIALTO, CA - 6/23/09 - As the suspense builds for this weekends Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Rounds 5 and 6 at Lake Elsinore, Montclair Kawasaki Team Green/FUNCO UTV seeks to continue their UTV class domination. With 2 premiere racing series in the schedule, the FUNCO UTV built Kawasaki Teryx duo of reigning Short Course Champion, Chad George, and new rookie team driver, Tyler Winbury, have accumulated 4 smashing wins.
Chad George rocked the Lucas Oil Round 3 race in Surprise, Arizona by stealing Top-Qualifier and the first-place trophy on Sunday's round 4 main event. A few weeks later, Chad sparked the night crowd at the TRAXXAS TORC series in Perris, California by taking the first round main event win.
Tyler Winbury has soared his Kawasaki Teryx race machine to new heights by claiming two big wins and a runner-up podium finish, making him one of Chad's fiercest competitors.
Team manager, Grant George commented, "Our drivers are focused, the FUNCO built Teryx's are handling great and the C&G engine packages are super fast. With that combination, we are looking to dominate the podium this weekend. And the other cool factor for Kawasaki Teryx owners, they can buy these same race proven parts!"
So as the race weekend nears, and the local fans anticipate a fun weekend, the confidence for Montclair Kawasaki Team Green is at an all time high. Frank Lizarraga of Montclair Motor Corp exclaimed, "With Dealerships in Corona and Montclair it will be exciting for our valued customers to be a part of our high level FUNCO UTV team at the premiere Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series."
And to top it off, long-time partner, Beard Seats has elevated their partnership for the remainder of the 2009 race season. FUNCO and Beard Seats have created a synergy for the past 15 years that has pushed suspension seat design to the leading edge, including the development of the all new TSX style suspension seat for the UTV market.
“We recognize that Chad George is in the drivers seat for another championship run and we want to be on for the ride”, states Beard Seats – VP of sales and marketing, Todd Froelich.
Watch the Montclair Kawasaki Team Green FUNCO built Teryx's this weekend, June 27-28, at the Lake Elsinore Motorsports Complex. Don't be surprised if Chad and Tyler steal the show.