Boucherville — Dec. 22nd, 2016 — Elka Suspension is proud to announce that Mr. Beau Baron, current WORCS ATV Pro Champion & Top UTV Pro racer and Polaris factory driver, will be racing aboard the company’s latest 2.5” Stage 5 shock absorbers for his 2017 UTV racing program with Polaris Industries.
Baron has won several prestigious titles over the years: 5x WORCS ATV PRO Champion, 2x WORCS SxS PRO Champion, 2014 12Hrs of La Tuque race ATV team winner, 2016 AMA Big6 ATV Expert Champion, 2015 AMA National Hare N’ Hound ATV Expert Champion, 2012 La Motor’s Courses De SSV team winner.
Through this extended collaboration, Baron will also work closely with Elka’s R&D staff during field testing to provide valuable feedback that will help further evolve the products and various setups.
“I couldn’t be happier about bringing Elka Suspension to my UTV program in 2017. I have always had a good relationship with them throughout my ATV racing career and I think we have made a great team for testing and perfecting products together so I am excited to extend that relationship through UTV as well” – said Baron.
Long-time Elka collaborator Mr. Doug Roll will be providing technical support for Baron’s program at various racing series and will also be an integral part of the R&D process with Elka’s engineers during field testing for both UTV and ATV shock absorbers.
“I have been working with Beau for many years and our combined experience helps us determine what combination works best in various situations.” – said Mr. Roll. “It’s now coming together as the perfect storm and we are ready to bring it to the next level.”
“Beau is not only a highly skilled racer but he is also a very knowledgeable suspension tester that can provide valuable input to our engineers.” – said Martin Lamoureux, President. “We are looking forward to continue working with him towards more championship titles, both in ATV and UTV.”
Founded in 2000, Elka Suspension is a leading manufacturer in shock absorbers for the powersports industry. The company offers a wide range of products designed to provide the ultimate ride experience to enthusiasts.