This year we did things a little different… While every year we have a great time and get to meet so many amazing people and see old friends. This year did not disappoint, but we did change things up by beginning our trip in the dirt. We went off-roading, all the way from Barstow to State line. Once at the Mint we got to meet new friends, saw some old friends, taught some classes with the Real Deal Renegades, went to parties, stayed in Old town Vegas, walked the Off-Road festival, went to a concert and watched some off-road racing! It was quite a week, life doesn’t get much better than this! It truly was an epic time and I can’t wait to go again next year. I hope that ALL OF YOU can one day join us in experiencing this off-road race and a part of history!
We will be starting an email list for anyone that would like to know about next year’s adventures. So sign up NOW. It’s always the first week of March so make sure to mark your calendars!
I can’t thank The Mint 400 enough for suggesting for us go out and do this. Thanks Matt for everything!
Below is some highlights of our 5 day Adventure…… Hope you can join us next year!
Off-Roading to The Mint 400….Barstow to Vegas!
We headed down Powerline road that was a total of 209 miles in the dirt. We stopped on the way a few times to check out the sights and had lunch at the Coliseum mine, which was truly epic. Make sure to check out our photos below of all the great places we stopped and a video that Auto Revolution made of the trip.
We took 3 of our LGE-CTS Motorsports vehicles on the trip with us. Our Ford Super Duty did not make it our on the dirt since it was carrying most of the Real Deal supplies for the booth but our Ford Expedition and Ford Ranger were out there tearing it up with its Icon Vehicle Dynamic suspension systems.
I would like to give a huge shout out to Dirt Dynamics for helping lead the trip and pre-run it with us.
If you are looking for a cool umbrella or flag pole holder for your truck or SxS, make sure to check out their website at https://dirtdynamix.com/
We have one on our Ford Ranger and it’s pretty awesome to be able to get out of the sun when you are tailgating at your favorite event or just hanging out in the desert for a quick stop.
Real Deal out at the Off-Road Festival
Another Huge thanks to The Mint 400 for their support of Real Deal Revolution , which is a 501c3 non-profit. We all had an amazing time and the races were always great to watch. I can’t wait until next year! Make sure to mark your calendars for next year’s race and event … you don’t want to miss!
This is a photo of her showing our friend Brian from Bink’s design’s son how to weld.
Race Day….Race Day…..Race Day!
Race Day….Race Day….Race Day….Who doesn’t love Race Day? Am I right?
Race day is one of my favorite days, the smell of race trucks in the air is a beautiful thing. The races start super early and have different start times throughout the morning depending on the class you are in. Of course, we were out there cheering on all of our friends and our favorite teams that were out racing and it was super fun to see some of them cross that finish line. It’s amazing to see the time and effort that goes into racing. The passion and love these guys and girls have been beyond anything I have ever seen. So, it is truly an honor to cheer, scream, cry and laugh with these teams of amazing people.
After the races were dying down we headed over to the VIP tents, listened to the amazing race commentators, looked at some awesome walls of art filled with old photos of past races, drank some great beer, and had some amazing food.
Like I said earlier, its a great time and the Martelli Brothers and their team do an amazing job bringing in all the best of the best. I don’t have all the stats on the races, but below are some links to catch up on the latest news and some cool gear that you might have missed.
Well, Folks, that is all for now, hope you enjoyed our newsletter.
Till next time!