March 2, 2015, San Diego, CA – The Mint 400 today announced Polaris RZR has signed on as the title sponsor of the 2016 Mint 400, taking place March 9-13, in Las Vegas, NV. Started in 1967, The Mint 400 is the premier off-road race in world, boasting the largest field of competitors, a massive crowd of spectators and the most comprehensive national television coverage of any off-road race on the planet. Part of the Best In The Desert Championship, this year’s record-setting Mint 400 has already drawn 330 race teams and set a new class entry record of 65 UTVs.
The Mint 400 announced that off-road racing legend Rod Hall has been named the Grand Marshal of the 2016 Polaris RZR Mint 400 presented by BFGoodrich Tires. Hall has had a remarkably long and successful career in off-road racing and is still racing at 79 years of age. Known for being a pioneer of off-road racing, Hall’s 160+ major event wins makes him one of the most successful off-road racers of all time.
Las Vegas, NV – “The Great American Off-Road Race,” the 2016 Polaris RZR Mint 400 presented by BFGoodrich Tires, announced the return of the coveted Miss Mint 400 competition recently. Sparking a new tradition, the announcement comes on “Miss Mint 400” contest founder and Historic Mint 400 race director KJ Howe’s birthday.
San Diego, CA – The Mint 400 announced today its plans to expand off-road vintage racing by adding a new “Open Vintage” Class allowing modified vehicles built in 1992 and earlier. The idea of the class is to allow more racers to bring out their vintage off-road vehicles and race. After last years hugely successful launch of the Vintage Class, The Martelli Brothers and Casey Folks of Best In the Desert decided to open the rules and allow more vintage vehicles to race.
San Diego, CA – Motorsports production company Mad Media, led by directing team “The Martelli Brothers,” announced a new premiere date for their documentary style TV program for the 2015 Polaris RZR Mint 400 presented by General Tire. The show will premiere on NBCSN February 28th, at 1pm EST/ 10am PST.
San Diego, CA – For the eighth consecutive year, the world-renowned Polaris RZR Mint 400 presented by BFGoodrich Tires has once again partnered with the Golden Nugget Las Vegas as the “Official Host Hotel” for the 2016 Mint 400.
Spectator and preferred Primm parking passes will be available to purchase online only and are designed to guarantee the holder a parking spot at The Mint 400. You must have a parking pass in order to park a vehicle inside all spectating areas in Jean, Nevada, and the preferred parking area at the Primm Valley Mint 400 Start/Finish.
GREENVILLE, S.C. – The brand that invented the all-terrain tire category is putting its heritage of success in off-road racing behind the largest desert race in the United States annually – the Mint 400. The Polaris RZR Mint 400 Presented by BFGoodrich Tires will be March 9-12, 2016, near Las Vegas.
San Diego, CA – Motorsports production powerhouse Mad Media led by directing team “The Martelli Brothers” announced premiere dates for their documentary style TV shows on The Polaris RZR Mint 400 presented by General Tire and the Polaris RZR UTV World Championship presented by UTVUnderground.com. Both will premiere on NBC Sports in December closing out the season of off-road racing.
Primm, Nevada (July 9, 2015) — This Sunday, a 2-hour TV special on The Polaris RZR Mint 400, the toughest off-road race in America, will air on NBC as part of the Red Bull Signature Series at 2:30pm EST/11:30am PST. Each year, the bright lights and sounds of the world famous Las Vegas Strip are temporarily drowned out by the roar of 850 horsepower trucks roaring across the desert at speeds nearing 140 miles per hour. From bone jarring terrain to high speed passes, exasperating equipment failure to spectacular rollovers, The Mint 400 is the premiere American off-road race that draws fans of all ages, celebrities and the top drivers in the world.