larly when compared to the Polaris
RZR 1000. It’s a little heavier and less
powerful, for starters, and the dou-
ble-wishbone rear suspension tends
to overwork the rear shocks, whereas
the trailing-arm design on the RZR
will go much longer before fading.
The Del Amo crew had some work
THE TWO-CAR TEAM
Veglia’s Maverick was designed
to run in the Pro Production class,
whereas Melville’s was built for the
more restrictive rules of the Production
1000 class. Actually, both machines
are closer to stock than you might
think. The biggest difference is the
motor. Pablo runs a full Yoshimura
kit, whereas Melville’s has only a
Yoshimura twin exhaust with a BPR
Gizmo fuel mapper and a clamp-on
Uni Filter. Veglia uses an STM clutch,
while Melville has a kit from EPI. The
Pro machine must run VP MS409 fuel.
The production 1000 can get away
with almost any kind of gas, but the
team runs VP 110.
Even though the frame itself is
overbuilt on the Can-Am, the axles,
Want to be different? When it comes
to racing, the Maverick is, very much, a
ITP Blackwater tires have an eight-ply case and rarely go flat.