Minneapolis, Mar. 6, 2017 – Team RZR’s Mitch Guthrie Jr. took another checkered flag in the Pro Turbo class at Best in the Desert’s (BITD) Mint 400, in Primm, Nev. Along with Guthrie Jr.’s win, RZR XP Turbos represented two of the three podium positions in the class. RZRs also finished one-two in the Pro Production class with Polaris Factory Racer Kristen Matlock taking second.
CRANDON, WI – Since 1970, Crandon International Raceway has provided three generations of loyal fans with dirt throwing, high-intensity action and history-making performances. Crandon’s purpose-built, 400-acre facility is the world finest, and has long hosted the largest crowds and most significant events in short-course off-road racing.
Amazingly, Pat O’Keefe survived this huge truck crash during qualifying at for the Mint 400 off-road race. Incredibly, he drove away and finished qualifying!
Las Vegas native Rob MacCachren, who, in his 30-year career has won nearly every race and championship imaginable, finally sealed the deal earlier tonight on the one that’s eluded him, taking the win at the 2017 Polaris RZR Mint 400 presented by BFGoodrich Tires.
“It’s good to get this monkey off my back!” said an elated MacCachren, drenched in champagne on stage after crossing the finish line with an unofficial time of five hours, 37 minutes, 35 seconds after three laps of the 116-mile course outside Primm, Nevada.
ADELAIDE, S.A., AUSTRALIA – Sheldon Creed out dueled Toby Price in Saturday’s thrilling second round of the SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks at the Clipsal 500 in Adelaide, South Australia.
Pole sitter Robby Gordon of Orange, Calif.; driving the SPEED Energy/ Toyo Tires truck would benefit from a poor finish on Friday to start up front in Round 2.
Bryce Menzies joins the list of racers who demand only the best lighting equipment available. Menzies relied on Baja Designs at the beginning of his racing career and over the years he and the Scientists of Lighting have converged again on a similar trajectory; to become the best. A versatile and talented driver with a long list of racing accomplishments; Menzies will be busy in 2017. He will be racing Best In The Desert, SCORE, the TORC and Lucas Oil Off Road Series in both Pro-2 and Pro-4, and he will compete in 5 international rallies in the Mini X-Raid series. When your schedule is so demanding, and so diverse, you need the Scientists of Lighting at Baja Designs.
One lucky fan will walk away with the keys to a brand new 2017 Polaris RZR XP Turbo EPS (two-seat) Sport UTV at the 2017 Polaris RZR Mint 400 presented by BFGoodrich Tires!
“I believe the success TORCS has enjoyed with motorcycles has given us the experience necessary to build a successful side-by-side racing series in the state of Texas,” said race director Gil Ramos. “It is time to expand, and we’re excited for CFMOTO to be a part of this expansion.”
The series will include three classes—800cc and under, non-turbo machines, and turbo machines.
Corona, CA – Total Chaos Fabrication will take on the famed Mint 400 off-road race in Las Vegas, Nevada on March 4th. The team will field a Toyota Tacoma, known as “Lil T,” driven by Total Chaos co-founder, Nicole Pitell-Vaughan.