but most important, a healthy number
of youth riders. There is some impres-
sive machinery running in the youth
classes as well.
TQRA is trying to grow UTV racing
as well. Currently there is a single
UTV Open class at each event, but
the up-and-coming riders a goal to
shoot for. But any regional series lives
or dies on the amateur turnout. The
TQRA averages in the 150-rider range
for most events. Naturally, there are
many adult skill, displacement and
age classes making up that number,
Tracks in Texas and Oklahoma are renowned for having good
dirt. Loads of traction makes for good racing.
There are some very interesting, custom two-stroke race
quads running in the TQRA. This one looks like it uses a 85cc
liquid-cooled engine from a motocross motorcycle.
they are considering other classes.
TQRA does have members, and they
get a discount on entries, but membership is not required to race. For
more information on racing, go to
A strong youth-racing program helps the non-profit TQRA thrive. The quality of the machinery in the youth classes is topnotch, and that is typical of Texas and Oklahoma racing.