In off-road racing, one pit stop can be the deciding factor of the outcome of an entire race. The Mint 400 is proud to announce the return of the KMC Wheels Pit Crew Challenge, this year adding presenting sponsor Currie Enterprises. Come watch the top teams in off-road racing battle head to head to determine who has the fastest pit crew in off-road! Each three-man team will compete against the clock and each other, to see who can change two tires the fastest.
The KMC Wheels Pit Crew Challenge presented by Currie Enterprises is a celebration of the dedicated pit crews that spend countless hours prepping, maintaining, and fixing off-road race vehicles. Eight Class 1/1500 teams and eight trophy truck/Trick Truck teams will battle in a single elimination format to win thousands of dollars in prizes and determine who has the fastest pit crew.
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Prizes include a set of KMC Wheels, an Impact Over the Wall X-Lite helmet and a Racer Two Piece suit, a prize package from Ironclad and a set of FOX OEM shocks for each winning competitor.
The battles in the pit kick off at 6:30pm and continue in to the night with the KMC Wheels Pit Crew Party at 9:00pm, featuring international recording artist, Bob Wayne.
The Mint 400
Known as “The Great American Off-Road Race“, The Mint 400 is the oldest, roughest, most spectacular off-road race in America! This 400-mile off-road marathon was started in 1967, and remains an important part of American racing history. Thousands of racers and celebrities from around the world have competed at The Mint – and it draws nearly 300 race teams, and 60,000 spectators annually to Las Vegas, Nevada – to compete in over 20 classes of race vehicles. The Mint 400 is owned and operated by The Martelli Brothers, and is part of the Best in the Desert American Off-Road Racing Series. Television coverage of the annual event is produced by Mad Media and broadcast to Millions of homes via NBC and FOX Sports One Sports.