Race Team News

2020 Taft NGPC

By Precision Concepts | February 10, 2020 |

Taft can be a polarizing venue. To explain, the terrain becomes quite choppy, sometimes developing deep, square holes that litter an entire straightaway. If riders choose “good” lines—skating the edges, cutting across the chop and finding some smoother track—joy and speed can be found in that. However, if the preferred method is banging right down the main line, it can be a frustrating and taxing experience…

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2020 Primm WORCS

By Precision Concepts | January 28, 2020 |

Primm is a popular destination on the off-road and grand prix circuit. So, in a bid to change things up, the WORCS crew made two distinct adjustments for the season opener. First, they didn’t touch up the majority of the course after Saturday’s racing. This left the track quite rough and choppy, especially by the time the pro race got underway. Second, WORCS added a pro-only section where riders had to hop over two sets of K-rails…

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2020 Adelanto NGPC

By Precision Concepts | January 20, 2020 |

The Adelanto grand prix has recently become the kick-off event for the new season of grand prix racing. Held at the Adelanto stadium, the event gathers much local interest, which brings in additional race entries and spectators and gives the event a grander feel. Though the race track is somewhat simple—winding and twisting through the surrounding flat desert—the volume of racers breaks the sandy terrain down rather quickly…

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2020 Team Intro Video

By Precision Concepts | January 2, 2020 |

Ortiz Films captured footage and created an edit from the team’s 2020 photo shoot. Watch the video below featuring the updated 2020 roster of Zach Bell, Clay Hengeveld and JP Alvarez. Team Sponsors

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2019 Havasu NGPC

By Precision Concepts | December 17, 2019 |

The final race of the 2019 season went to Lake Havasu City, AZ for the AMA National Grand Prix season finale. The Havasu location is a notoriously rough one. Because of tight confines, and the sandy terrain, the course chops up quickly, while also forming deep holes. Chaparral Motorsports, Precision Concepts, Kawasaki’s Zach Bell was looking to maintain his win-streak at the final round…

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2019 Primm 2 WORCS

By Precision Concepts | November 25, 2019 |

2019 Primm 2 WORCS Report —  Midweek rains made for near perfect conditions at the 2019 WORCS series finale. The final WORCS event of the year featured a long, fast racecourse that wound through the flat, desert terrain surrounding Primm, NV. In an effort to add some technicality, the WORCS crew added a tricky rock…

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Photo of Zach Bell riding his KX450 at the 2019 Gorman NGPC

2019 Gorman NGPC

By Precision Concepts | November 4, 2019 |

2019 Gorman NGPC Report —  The Hungry Valley ORV park hosted the seventh round of the 2019 AMA National Grand Prix Championship (NGPC). As it’s located in the mountains near Gorman, CA, this round is one of the more picturesque. In a departure from the desert terrain of the Southwest, Gorman offers undulating, hard-pack trails…

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2019 24 Hours of Glen Helen

By Precision Concepts | October 21, 2019 |

2019 24 Hours of Glen Helen Report —  The 24 Hours of Glen Helen is the perfect battleground for testing the limits of both rider and equipment. In the Po class, teams are only allowed four riders. And while Sportsman teams can have a secondary bike in impound, Pro teams have to make one machine…

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Cover image of Zach Bell accelerating on his kx450 at 2019 taft WORCS

2019 Taft WORCS

By Precision Concepts | October 14, 2019 |

2019 Taft WORCS Report —  The conditions were always going to be brutal as the tenth round of the 2019 WORCS series rolled into Taft, CA. A dry, hot Summer meant little moisture underneath the powdery oil fields. As a result, sections of the course turned to silt, which meant vision would be at a…

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2019 Ridgecrest NGPC

By Precision Concepts | October 7, 2019 |

2019 Ridgecrest NGPC Report —  The 2019 AMA National Grand Prix championship picked back up following a lengthy Summer hiatus. As usual, the fast, flat desert surrounding Ridgecrest, CA’s Desert Empire fairgrounds would host the sixth round. Riders seem to enjoy the course as it winds through flowing, high-speed corners. This year, the promoters and…

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