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2011 BITD Henderson 250 Photos

Justin Lofton started first off the line at the BITD Henderson 250 and never looked back, extending his lead after each lap, and eventually taking the overall win with a time of 3 hours, 51 minutes, and 55 seconds. The next closed competitor was Garrick Freitas who finished 13 minutes after Lofton, giving Jimco the 1-2 overall. Adam Householder took the win in Trick Truck, fighting his way through the field after starting 18th. After a rollover in time trials for the #75 truck of Camburg Racing, causing them to start 36th, Jerry Whelchel picked off the competition to finish 3rd in class and 8th overall.

After some controversy with Steve Strobel blowing a turn before the finish due to no power steering, the team was given a time penalty which gave BJ Baldwin the Trick Truck championship despite finishing physically behind Strobel. Steve Appleton took home the overall points championship along with the Class 1500 championship.

At roughly race mile 8 of lap 1 TT #82 suffered a rollover due to a mechanical problem, which then caused the truck to catch fire and ultimately burning to the ground. Both BITD officials and BLM were able to eventually put the fire out, and luckily both driver and co-driver were able to get out of the truck with only slight injuries.

Photos by Jason Zindroski of HighRev Photography

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    desert_chaser
  • December 4, 2011
Justin had a FANTASTIC day and absolutely welded the field. Congrats to Justin, Co-dawg Justin and Bob Lofton as well as his support team who laid down a flawless 250 miles yesterday. Great Win Guys!!!

Scott Booth
Strobel Motorsports
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    Ed
  • December 4, 2011
BJ wins? Really!!!Don't get me wrong BJ is a GREAT driver, but he wins because of a blown turn. That sounds REALLY FISHY!!!
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    hendersoned
  • December 4, 2011
great article!
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    Chad Budke
  • December 5, 2011
Nice pics guys, but I didn't see any of the real champ #94 He flat out BEAT BJ and everyone knows it. I hope they kick your butt again next year too!!!!!!
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