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2013 Mint 400 KMC Wheels Pit Crew Challenge

2013-mint-400-final5 1In off-road racing, a tire change can decide the outcome of the race! The Mint 400 is proud to announce the return of the KMC Wheels Pit Crew Challenge. 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.

who is the fastest KMC WheelsThe KMC Wheels Pit Crew Challenge is a celebration of the dedicated pit crews that spend countless hours prepping, maintaining, and fixing off-road race vehicles. Eight Class 1500 teams and eight 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.

Come cheer on your favorite team! The fun kicks off at 4:30pm, with the Rugged Radios “Meet and Greet” driver autograph session, and continues with the KMC Wheels Pit Crew Challenge at 6:30pm. All events take place on Fremont and 6th Street and are completely free to the public!

Trick Truck Teams include:                                      Class 1500 Teams include:

Gary Weyhrich                                                                          Justin Lofton

Mark Weyhrich                                                                       Garrick Freitas

Cameron Steele                                                                           Ray Griffith

Kent Kroeker                                                                              Harley Letner

BJ Baldwin                                                                                   Shelby Reid

Steve Strobel                                                                                Shawn Croll

Jim Beaver                                                                                      Jim Knox

R&D Motorsports                                                                   Terry Householder


Prizes include a set of KMC wheels for each winning competitor, an Impact safety over the wall helmet and fueling suit, a $250 prize package from Ironclad and a set of FOX OEM shocks.
The KMC Wheels Pit Crew Challenge will be followed by Miss Mint 400 crowning and the KMC Wheels Pit Crew Party open to all at Commonwealth.
For the latest information on The Mint 400 visit:                   Management by:                                                                                  The Mint 400 Inc.                                                                 Matt Martelli / Joshua Martelli                                                                              (760) 721-3600                                                                                                             
About the General Tire Mint 400:
The General Tire Mint 400 is the oldest, roughest, most spectacular off-road race in North America! It was started in 1967, and is steeped in American lore, as thousands of racers and celebrities from around the world have attempted to tame the brutal Nevada desert. With over 300 race teams, 20 classes of vehicles, and more than 20 thousand spectators…The Mint 400 is currently the biggest off-road race in the world! Now owned by The Martelli Brothers, The Mint 400 is part of the Best in The Desert Off-Road Championship.

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