GNCC Racing

Team UXC Racing 2016 Announcement

Monday, January 18, 2016 | 9:40 AM

Team UXC Racing is proud to announce that they will be back for the 2016 race season with continued support from Polaris Factory Racing. UXC is eager to start their third season with Polaris Industries as their title sponsor. “Polaris the leader in off road motorsports-understands and appreciates what it takes to support a factory team on and off the track. We are continuing our relationships with the industry leading aftermarket companies as well as adding a few to the team in 2016,” commented Michael Swift (UXC’s Team Manager).  


Michael Swift and Kevin Trantham will be piloting a new Polaris 1000S Razor in the Pro UTV class. Swift will be running his RZR sponsored by Polaris Lubricants while Trantham’s is sponsored by Custom Axis. 


The all new Polaris ACE made its debut in 2015 hitting the race track at six select rounds and is back for 2016. Team UXC will be racing two Polaris ACE 900 SP models for the upcoming season. Piloting the ACES for Team UXC will be Tory Rush from Gillette, Wyoming and Becky Widdicombe from the United Kingdom. 


Team UXC’s Michael Swift and Kevin Trantham will be returning to compete in the GNCC’s Pro 4x4 class and show case the Polaris Scrambler XP 1000’s full capabilities. The duo caught the eyes of all in 2015 with their impressive domination, winning 10 of 13 rounds in the premier morning race event.  


Additional Events 

Team UXC Racers are no strangers to desert racing and it’s back on the schedule for 2016. Swift, Trantham, and Higbee will compete in the Best in the Desert Series. It is a four round event for ATV’s. Round one was held this past weekend in Arizona and UXC brought home a third place podium finish in the Quad Pro Class. 

“I am excited about our team for the 2016 racing season. It’s going to be fun, exciting, and busy! I want to thank our OEM and aftermarket supporting sponsors for their continued support to our program and welcome our new sponsors to the family,” states Swift. 

2016 Sponsors 

Polaris Factory, Maxxis Tires, Custom Axis, SSI Decals, Teixeira Tech, Evans Cooling, Fly Racing, DP Brakes, K/N Filters, Alco Cleaners, Polaris Engineered Lubricants, Polaris Power Generators, Scott Goggles, Fasst Co., Rox Speed FX, Leatt, STM, All Balls Racing, Ricochet Off Road, Quad Tech, Cool-It Thermo Tech, Spider Grips, Airdam, Rigid Industries, Night Krawlers Kustoms, Dirtworks Motorsports, America’s Motorsports, Driven Powersports, OMF Wheels, RCV Performance, Tire Balls. 

New for 2016: Bair’s Powersports, Big Gun Exhaust, Carbo Rocket, FPS Racing, Hilliard, Quad Logic, TEAM.