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No Hill Too Tough To Climb For Justin Lofton At Silver State 300

May 6, 2014 | By | Reply More
No Hill Too Tough To Climb For Justin Lofton At Silver State 300

The Best in the Desert Silver State 300 course offers plenty of elevation change. It winds through high mountain passes before dropping back down to the silt laden valley floors but the terrain was not the tough hill to climb that daunted Justin Lofton. He would start the race from the 24th position. Many miles [...]

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Jason Voss Named Victor of BITD Silver State 300

May 4, 2014 | By | Reply More
Jason Voss Named Victor of BITD Silver State 300

Jason Voss showed competitors that he was on a mission to the top of the podium during Thurdsday’s qualifying where he qualified second behind Dondel. The two battled it out on Saturday afternoon and Dondel didn’t go down without a fight. Dondel ran his truck hard in the front of the pack until he broke [...]

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Canidae Silver State “300″ Marks 1st BITD Point-to-Point Race of the Year

April 9, 2014 | By | Reply More

The dust hadn’t yet finally settled on the Mint 400 when racers were already getting prepped for the next big one, the Canidae Tap It Silver State “300” set for May 2-4, 2014. This race is rich in Eastern Nevada’s most scenic high desert beauty and history and features a 300-mile point-to-point course that starts [...]

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Desert Assassins x Yokohama Tire - Best in the Desert Mint 400

March 24, 2014 | By | Reply More
Desert Assassins x Yokohama Tire – Best in the Desert Mint 400

The Desert Assassins crew brought 3 trucks to Las Vegas, NV for the Mint 400 this year. It’s off-road racing at its finest, and with 40″ Yokohama Tires, the DA crew ate up the miles. See what it meant to the entire team in this video.

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AGBs Crush Class 1500 again at The Mint 400

March 24, 2014 | By | Reply More
AGBs Crush Class 1500 again at The Mint 400

Mad Media’s Martelli Brothers were on a mission to bring glory back to The Great American Off Road Race. Along with Casey Folks and the Best In The Desert team, they succeeded in spades. The General Tire Mint 400 was a 5-day, world class event that not only restored Vegas glamor to the Mint’s legendary [...]

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FOX Athletes Are Victorious At The Mint

March 20, 2014 | By | Reply More
FOX Athletes Are Victorious At The Mint

Andy McMillin’s FOX-equipped Trick Truck Bests the Most Talented Field Ever El Cajon, Calif. – The 2014 General Tire Mint 400 presented by Polaris was arguably the greatest assemblage of off-road talent in history, with 57 Trick Trucks and 38 Class 1 cars battling for desert domination in front of thousands of rabid fans.  When the dust cleared, Andy [...]

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Strong Mint 400 Showing Leads to Change of Plans for STRONGHOLD

March 18, 2014 | By | Reply More

Two races and two strong finishes into a desert racing season that was planned as a diversion from the pressure of short course competition Stronghold Motorsports has made some schedule adjustments.   “We’re going to try to go for that championship,” Brandon Bailey said after him, Larry Job, father Scott Bailey and Matt Salgado had [...]

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Mint 400 Results

March 17, 2014 | By | Reply More

Full Unofficial Results *Official results are said to be released by officials on Wednesday March 19th* 2 Lap Race | 3 Lap Race | 4 Lap Race Trick Truck Sourapas/Andy McMillin Tavo Vildosola Dan McMillin Travis Pastrana Tim Herbst Troy Vest Clyde Stacy Travy Graf Carl Beal Bryce Menzies Will Staats Carty Beal Steve Olliges Scott Schovajsa Adam Householder [...]

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Andy McMillin TOPS the MINT 400 Podium Bringing Home $20,000

March 16, 2014 | By | Reply More
Andy McMillin TOPS the MINT 400 Podium Bringing Home $20,000

With Andy McMillin back behind the wheel of a Trick Truck all eyes were on him from the drop of the green flag this afternoon as the 2014 Mint 400 kicked off. A record breaking number of Trick Trucks’s and Class 1500′s entered in this years race the McMillin/ Sourapas team had their work cut [...]

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2014 Mint 400 Method Race Wheels Time Trials

March 14, 2014 | By | Reply More
2014 Mint 400 Method Race Wheels Time Trials

The 2014 Mint 400 is finally upon us and we now know who will start first off the line on race day. The 3.40 mile qualifying loop was held out in Jean, Nevada and had a mix of graded roads, sand washes, rutted out turns, and fast straight aways. Starting positions for this race is [...]

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