To describe Todd Jackson’s 2016 season as perfect so far would be accurate to the “t”. Now with three races completed, and only three to go Jackson has a demanding point lead heading into Vegas to Reno. Just one small bump in the road – Todd Jackson’s navigator, Mike Slater, was behind the wheel of the dominate 6002 machine this weekend in Laughlin! Due to scheduling conflicts, Jackson had his veteran navigator take the reins of the Jakes Fabworks prepared TrophyLite. “As the season progressed and we pulled off two wins in a row I got pretty nervous about driving the truck in Laughlin. I have been Co-Driving for Todd for a ... - Read Full Press Release
After coming off of a win at the Parker '425', Todd Jackson goes back to back and wins the MINT! Congrats again to Todd, Mike and their crew! Jeff Mortis and Bret Young took 2nd and were leading the last lap when the got a flat just 30 miles from the finish which allowed Todd to scoot by. Edmundo 'Doc' Chantler made it to the poduim in 3rd. John Clark had a strong finish in 4th, Josh Cobb's KC Hilites truck took 5th and Sydney Schwab wrapped up the 3 lap finishers in 6th. However the MINT wasn't kind to everyone, teams had various issues all day long some of which leading to DNFs. Our Race Recap is up along with the highlight video from 239Films here --> Mint 400 Highlights - Read Full Press Release
Here is your starting line-up for the historic MINT '400'. This year we have a total of 18 trucks registered and all 3 of our House Rental trucks have been rented as well. Teams coming from Australia, Brazil and Texas to rent TrophyLites! Todd Jackson took the win at Parker so the Jakes Fabworks TrophyLite is our current points leader, followed by Brandon Arciero and Craig Spitz. S&L Excavation, the Arciero Family business has put up $250 Dig Deep Award which will go to the fastest TrophyLite to complete Lap 3. Thank you S&L !! TL trucks start at 6 am on Saturday 3/12, and be sure to join us on Fremont Street for contingency on Friday 3/11. See you there!