"The Longest Off-Road Race in the United States" will begin August 13th with Contingency & Tech at the Aliante Casino Hotel in North Las Vegas. Race is Friday, August 14th and will run 545 miles through the Nevada desert making its way to Reno. Teams are now throwing wrenches like crazy to get their trucks ready for this race where could see 12 trucks this year, two of which will be our House Rental Trucks. Last year it was a battle of the 2013 and the eventual 2014 Series Champions, P.J. Guglielmo and Ben Abatti III. P.J. and the Children of the Dirt team took the win by a mere 15 seconds after 500+ miles. Be sure to follow the action this year as these TL teams go to battle the Nevada Desert and eachother.
Trophylite's very own Baja Addict aka Russ Phillips took on this years Baja 500 in one of our House Rentals. After coming to the realization that he wasn't going to race his own truck, Russ thought he would grab a couple of buddies and head to Baja. Hoping to help out some teams, eat some great food, throw back some tequila with friends. On his way southbound, Russ was wondering if Rick L. Johnson would one of those friends he would be able to catch up with for some good times. So, on the phone with Rick, he says he has is not planning on going, but Russ can tell in his voice Rick really wants to go. Rick throws out a rental offer that was too good to turn down. - Read Full Story
The 2015 Silver State '300' is considered one of the most scenic races in the General Tire Trophylite Race Series. But there is not much time for sightseeing when you are battling for position in a Trophylite. Numerous position changes , passes made in pit stops and seconds separating the lead pack of 5 trucks all day long. Andrew McLeod was out front all day long, and the racing behind him was intense. Braden Abatti started last and battled their way to the front finishing 2nd. Todd Jackson was the 3rd truck to cross the finish line, but unfortunately Jeff Proctor (3rd) and Jeff Mortis(4th) were so close behind, Todd ended up 5th on time, just missing 4th by 7 seconds. - Read Press Release