On Friday, November 30th through Sunday, December 2nd the first annual Robby Gordon Off-Road World Championships took place at the infamous Glen Helen Raceway in San Bernardino, California. Known widely for its National MX track, Glen Helen provided the perfect combination of obstacles with the its steep hills, jumps and banking.
The 2018 Off-Road World Championships featured the unique class of Youth 250 UTVs, a class grooming the future of the off-road racing. Racers from all over the United States gathered to try their hand at the crown to be named the Off-Road World Champion.
In the 250 UTV class HISUN had 3 competing drivers, James O’Neal from Simi Valley, CA, Max Gordon from Lake Havasu City, AZ, and Brody Aikins from Peoria, AZ.
The climate presented difficulties across the weekend with light showers creating a damp and slick track, nonetheless all drivers showed experience and control beyond their years running fast and competitive all weekend long.
It was a stellar weekend for the HISUN motorist rounding out the weekend with Max Gordon claiming the Second overall spot, followed by Brody Aikins in Sixth and James O’Neal in Eighth.
Gordon showed distinctive skills and control pushing through every turn on the track. Brody remained in the middle of the action all weekend long mixing it up and battling for position. Little James O’Neal showed promising experience applying pressure all weekend long while competing against drivers nearly twice his age.
In a post-race interview with Rat Sult, Max Gordon stated “I want thank my dad, mom, step dad, HISUN and everyone else who has helped me get out here to go racing.”
To stay up to date with each racer and their future racing adventures follow along on their Instagram’s at, @MadMaxGordon, @AikinsRacing, and @JamesOneal127.