Matt Torney

Drivers Bio: 
Based in Fort Collins, CO, Draco Motorsports is a father and son, combat-veteran owned race team specializing in U4 UTV off-road competition. We have hand-built and reengineered our entire vehicle from the ground-up and do every bit of fabrication in-house. The Draco X3 is truly a one-of-a-kind, purpose-built machine. 2019 was our rookie year in racing, competing at the Dirt Riot series where we took a few podium spots and even won a regional race. We raced KOH 2020 and battled all the way to mile marker 129 before breakages and the clock stopped us at Wrecking Ball. We competed numerous west-coast U4 races and Nationals for 2020. KOH 2021 ended abruptly with a G-out on lap 1 in the desert, which sent us cartwheeling across the Johnson Valley desert. The entire front of the car was destroyed and has been rebuilt using a custom Draco design, which has strengthened the car enormously while adding unique suspension geometry changes for increased rock climbing ability and better characteristics on jumps. Driver, Matt Torney has been immersed in rock crawling and powersports his entire life- the Draco Motorsports namesake is the ultimate culmination of such activities. As a USAF officer and military pilot, Matt flew F-16C fighter jets before operating small Special Operations’’ aircraft for US SOCOM, where he deployed nine times around the world in support of SOF operators. As a callsign for these missions, “Draco” was recognized as a ‘guardian angel’ for our elite SOF teams: Draco owned the battlefield and thus, served as a perfect name for our race team. Greg Torney, son and co-driver, has been surrounded by power-sports, engines, and fabrication his whole life. Growing up around dirt bikes and 4×4 vehicles, he fell in love with the ability to ‘go fast’ and test the limits of all kinds of anything! He is a Civil Engineering graduate and aspiring C-130 pilot for the Wyoming Air National Guard. Greg drives the #428 X3 in U4 with a debut in MT in May 2021. We couldn’t be here without our incredible sponsors. Sedona Tire and Wheel, PRP, Warn, HCR Racing, RCV Performance, SuperATV, Mishimoto, Liqui Moly, KC Hilites, Rugged Radios, and Trinity Racing are a phenomenal group of companies that have helped us get to where we are today. Visit us at for more detailed info, background, history, and sponsors.

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