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Jones Goes Against the Mint 400

April 8, 2013 | By More
Jones Goes Against the Mint 400

Jesse Jones goes head to head against the unforgiving Nevada desert in the 2013 BITD Mint 400 Grueling and tough would be good words to use to describe off road racing. Using them to describe the 2013 General Tire Mint 400 Presented by Polaris though, would be an understatement. The Mint 400 started in 1967 [...]

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Riot Racing’s Mint 400

April 2, 2013 | By More
Riot Racing’s Mint 400

MWilsonPhoto presents Riot Racing’s Mint 400

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R&D Motorsports Takes on The General Tire Mint 400 Presented by Polaris

March 29, 2013 | By More
R&D Motorsports Takes on The General Tire Mint 400 Presented by Polaris

To download a PDF version, click here. To download photos, click here. Known for being “The Great American Off-road Race”, the Mint 400 has deep roots in off-road racing history and has an amazing prestige that surrounds it.  The 400-mile race through the harshest land in Southern Nevada was no match for Trophy Truck 26 and R&D [...]

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La Paz Racing Takes on The Mint 400

March 29, 2013 | By More
La Paz Racing Takes on The Mint 400

Coming off their class victory at the Best In The Desert Blue Water Parker 425, La Paz Racing headed to Las Vegas Nevada for the General Tire Mint 400.  The Mint 400 is one of those races that are not to be taken lightly, it’s an all out war zone and teams are lucky if [...]

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Banning Motorsports Enjoys Continued Success at The General Tire Mint 400

March 29, 2013 | By More
Banning Motorsports Enjoys Continued Success at The General Tire Mint 400

Banning Motorsports had a busy week at The General Tire Mint 400, presented by Polaris in Las Vegas, Nevada. In addition to raceday itself, the “Great American Race” is packed with special events and happenings all week. The festivities began with qualifying on Thursday. The #1123 car of Ali Banning, Fernie Padilla, Bradley McFarlin and Cory [...]

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The General Tire Mint 400, presented by Polaris a Bust for Brandon Arthur

March 28, 2013 | By More
The General Tire Mint 400, presented by Polaris a Bust for Brandon Arthur

Brandon Arthur earned a 1400 Class Championship in 2012, his first full season as driver of record but stepping up to the major leagues in his HRT Motorsports built Pro Traffic, Competitive Metals, Rigid Industries Trick Truck is a completely new challenge. He is now racing against seasoned veterans with deep pockets. It’s not easy competing against the best but Brandon [...]

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Olliges Ford Raptor Takes First Flight at The Mint 400

March 28, 2013 | By More
Olliges Ford Raptor Takes First Flight at The Mint 400

Most new race vehicles go through a break-in period. Test laps are run to tune the suspension, all systems are cycled to verify proper function and critical temperatures are constantly monitored until everything checks out. This can take days or weeks to complete. Steve Olliges had so much faith in his brand new Geiser built BFG FOX [...]

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The 2013 General Tire Mint 400 presented by Polaris - Makes History Again!

March 28, 2013 | By More
The 2013 General Tire Mint 400 presented by Polaris – Makes History Again!

After four amazing days of off-road festivities throughout Sin City, The 2013 General Tire Mint 400 presented by Polaris finished with an incredible day of off-road racing in the unforgiving Nevada Desert. Las Vegas native and Red Bull athlete Bryce Menzies won the historic race overall, placing his name among the best off-road racers in [...]

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Alumi Craft’s Prescott With The Victory and Parker on the Podium at The Mint 400

March 27, 2013 | By More
Alumi Craft’s Prescott With The Victory and Parker on the Podium at The Mint 400

A Mint 400 course that looked flat and smooth was pure fool’s gold for Alumi Craft racers and the over 250 other drivers who lined up for The General Tire Mint 400, presented by Polaris. The race is legendary for being tough on competitors and this year’s race lived up to its reputation with only [...]

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David Norris & Max Theriot Before the Green Flag Drops

March 25, 2013 | By More
David Norris & Max Theriot Before the Green Flag Drops

David Norris and Max Theriot talk strategy to DIRTnewz before taking the green flag.

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