Race number 2 is in the books for the 2018 race season and 50th running of the legendary MINT 400 sure didn't disappoint. The field was stacked once again with 18 trucks to take the green flag at the 6am start. Out of the gate quick Josh Cobb made his way to the front and was holding solid but on lap 2 issues with the driveline would sideline him for some time. This let Spitz take over the lead position where he would stay to the finishline. Greg Bragg, who had been running up front early but rolled on lap 1 and was set back several positions. The 6012 would battle back to finish 2nd on the day. Cory Winner rounded out the top 3 with a consistent pace which kept him close as some of the lead trucks would develop probelms from the brutal MINT course.
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TrophyLite is so very proud to announce that Yokohama Tire Corporation has become the official tire for the TrophyLite R4 series for 2018 and 2019 with an option for a 3rd year in 2020. We will be running exclusively on the brand new Geolandar M/T 33X12.50R15 which, according to Yokohama is lighter (7lbs) and stronger than what we are using currently.
“The TrophyLite Series has grown tremendously over the years and it’s easy to see why. It’s an exciting desert racing series that’s designed to keep the cost of racing down so more people can do it,” said Fardad Niknam, Yokohama Tire’s senior director of consumer product planning and product marketing.
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The TrophyLite Race Series will be broken up in to two different categories. The National Series that will run the Best in the Desert Schedule and the Regional Series that will run three SNORE races and one BITD race. Both series will go head to head at the Silver State 300 or also known as the TrophyLite Nationals featuring double points and HUGE prizes for TrophyLite finishers.
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