Tag Archives: Best in the Desert

Jeremiah Staggs Finshes 5th At Silver State 150

Jeremiah Staggs blasts around a corner at BITD's Silver State 150

From Jeremiah Staggs Racing: With just a short time to get the Yamaha ready for Silver State 150 after the Vegas to Reno, our team would spend countless long nights after work and on the weekends replacing the fuel pump and prepping the car. Racing has really made me appreciate the fact that “time” is […]

Race for the Wounded at the Mint 400

Race for the Wounded at the Mint 400

Well we are back from the Mint 400 and I am very happy to say that our wounded veterans Mike Wilson and Justin Gulde had a great time as the Co-Drivers of the Scott Racing Trophy Truck!! The day started with the alternator going out as we were moving to the start line. The Crew […]

Mitch Guthrie JR Battles, Glitches At The MINT 400. 

As a MINT 400 rookie everything was new to me. It was my first time racing it so I knew that just like every race it was going to be a learning experience. Friday we went through tech and contingency which was absolutely crazy! Going to this really gives you an idea of how big […]

Jeremiah Staggs MINT 400 Race Recap

Jeremiah Staggs in his Yamaha YXZ at the Mint 400

Sunday before The MINT 400 we would make our way out to Barstow to do some shock tuning. Getting the car dialed in makes a huge difference. It was a night and day difference over what we had at the last race. Thursday morning we would hit the 15 north towards Las Vegas for the […]

350 RACE VEHICLES ROLL DOWN FREMONT STREET FOR THE MINT 400

350 of the top off road race teams in the world descended on downtown Las Vegas earlier today, pushing their vehicles through Tech & Contingency in the calm before the storm that is Saturday’s 49th Annual Mint 400. Thousands of fans and tourists lined the streets to help celebrate this legendary race and connect with […]

Mint 400 – FANS MEET RACERS AND PIT CREWS FACE OFF

FANS MEET RACERS The first event today on Fremont Street for the 2016 Mint 400 was the Rugged Radios Meet & Greet, where fans could get up close and personal to the drivers to get autographs and have their photo taken with their favorite driver. Tracy Graf, Justin Lofton, Jason Coleman, and Cole Potts were […]

MINT 400 KICKS OFF W/PARADE DOWN VEGAS STRIP

The 2016 Polaris RZR Mint 400 presented by BFGoodrich Tires kicked off earlier today with tens of thousands of horsepower echoing off the iconic hotels and casinos on the Las Vegas Strip. Led by 2016 Mint 400 Grand Marshall Rod Hall in his legendary ‘69 Ford Bronco built by Bill Stroppe, racers in 100 vehicles […]

JADE WERLINE CROWNED 2016 MISS MINT

26-year-old Jade Werline, who grew up “racing motocross, shooting guns and stealing my brother’s clothes,” was named Miss Mint 2016 earlier tonight at the conclusion of the annual contest.  Werline, an Oregon native now living in Newport Beach, was crowned by 2015 Miss Mint winner Amy Scott. Werline will receive a $5,000 cash prize, a […]

Mitch Guthrie Jr – 2016 Production UTV World Champ

Mitch Guthrie Jr, Polaris RZR UTV World Champion - Production Class

Going into the Short Course race after an upset in the Desert race gave me a lot more drive to get the win. I was starting up front in a car that I was much more used to racing, instead of a big bulky desert car I was a little more used to this type […]

Huge changes for KC HiLiTES driver Joshua Cobb for the BITD, Parker 425!

Joshua Cobb takes fifth place in Trophy Lites at 2016 BITD Parker 425

Joshua Cobb is ready for his second season of professional racing with big changes to his race program and his team. First and foremost is the jump from his Class 2000 buggy to the ultra-exciting and competitive TrophyLite class. This is a huge development for the young phenome and it will be extremely difficult to […]