2018 Best In The Desert Trick Truck Challenge Heats Up At VT Construction Silver State “300” presented by Method Race Wheels

BONUS $20,000 CASH PAYOUT FOR
TRICK TRUCK CHALLENGE DRIVERS AT THE
VT CONSTRUCTION SILVER STATE “300”
presented by METHOD RACE WHEELS

The VT CONSTRUCTION SILVER STATE “300” presented by Method Race Wheels marks the third leg in Best In The Desert’s 2018 Trick Truck Challenge. This year features 22 of the world’s top Trick Truck drivers that signed up at the season opening Parker “425” to participate in the special “side bet competition” between drivers within the regular Trick Truck class races.

A bonus of $20,000 is up for grabs at each race over the entire span of the 2018 season, with 1st place receiving an extra $8,000, 2nd – $6,000, 3rd – $4,000, and 4th – $2,000. There will be an additional $12,000 awarded to the top driver in the standings at the end of the year. 2018 marks the eighth year for this unique inter-class competition for Best In The Desert’s Trick Truck drivers.

Current Trick Truck points leader Brett Sourapas is one of 22 drivers signed up for this year’s Trick Truck Challenge competitors

The field of 22 drivers for the 2018 edition of the Trick Truck Challenge include:

Adam Householder
Ford Trick Truck No. 24
Team: Householder Motorsports
Hometown: Yorba Linda, California

Andy McMillin
Ford Trick Truck No. 31
Team: McMillin Racing
Hometown: San Diego, California

Anthony Terzo
Ford Trick Truck No. 55
Team: Youtheory Racing
Hometown: Irvine, California

Brett Sourapas
Herbst Smith Trick Truck No. 88
Team: Sourapas Motorsports
Hometown: Rancho Santa Fe, California

Bryce Menzies
Ford Trick Truck No. 7
Team: Menzies Motorsports
Hometown: Las Vegas, Nevada

Clyde Stacy
Ford Geiser Trick Truck No. 5
Team: RPM Offroad
Hometown: Bristol, Virginia

Corey Keysar
Ford Trick Truck No. 20
Team: Keysar Racing
Hometown: Colorado Springs, Colorado

Eric Hustead
Ford Trick Truck No. 63
Team: ELE Motorsports
Hometown: St. George, Utah

Jason Voss
Ford Trick Truck No. 1
Team: Voss Motorsports
Hometown: Cupertino, California

Jeff Terzo
Trick Truck No. 37
Team: Youtheory Racing
Hometown: Irvine, CA

Jesse Jones
TSCO Trick Truck No. 76
Team: FOX Off Road
Hometown: Phoenix, Arizona

Johnny Angal
Geiser Trick Truck No. 63
Team: RZR Factory Racing
Hometown: Mesa, Arizona

Justin Lofton
Ford Geiser Trick Truck No. 41
Team: Lofton Racing
Hometown: Brawley, California

Justin Matney
Ford Trick Truck No. 4
Team: RPM Offroad
Hometown: Bristol, Tennessee

Rob MacCachren
Geiser Trick Truck No. 11
Team: Rocksytar
Hometown: Las Vegas, Nevada

Shawn Croll 
Ford Trick Truck No. 32
Team: Grove Racing
Hometown: Corona, California

Steve Olliges
Ford Geiser Trick Truck No. 27
Team: Team Ford Lincoln
Hometown: Las vegas, Nevada

Taylor Mills
GeiserTrick Truck No. 81
Team: Mills Motorsports
Hometown: Houston, Texas

Tim Herbst
Herbst Smith Trick Truck No. 9
Team: Terrible Herbst Motorsports
Hometown: Las Vegas, Nevada

Tony Smiley 
Geiser Trick Truck No. 2
Team: Smiley Motorsports
Hometown: Buckeye, Arizona

Tracy Graf
Ford Trick Truck No. 58
Team: Graf Racing
Hometown: Sylvan Lake, Alberta, Canada

Troy Herbst
Herbst Smith Trick Truck No. 91
Team: Terrible Herbst Motorsports
Hometown: Las Vegas, Nevada

Best In The Desert would like to extend a special thanks to our 2018 Trick Truck Challenge sponsors:
Geiser Bros.
Mastercraft
Racer Engineering
Bunderson Racing
Herbst-Smith Fab
KC HiLiTES
FOX
King Shocks
Kroyer Racing Engines
Patton Racing Engines
Dougans Racing Engines
Wiks Racing Engines
Method Race Wheels

VT CONSTRUCTION SILVER STATE “300”
presented by METHOD RACE WHEELS

Schedule of Events

THURSDAY, MAY 3
––  8:30 AM to 9:30 AM  ––
Registration for Time Trials for Class 1400, 1500 & 6100 Only
Gold Strike Casino, Jean, NV

––  9:30 AM Staging – 10 AM Escorted Lap Starts  ––
10 AM Escorted Lap Starts for Class 1400, 1500 & 6100 Only

––  7:00 PM ––
Welcome Party
Garage Bar, Texas Station

FRIDAY, MAY 4
––  9::00 AM to 5:00 PM  –– 
Drivers/Riders Registration
Houston Ballroom, Texas Station

––  9:00 AM to 5:30 PM ––
Car, Truck, Motorcycle, Quad, UTV Contingency & Technical Inspection
North Parking Lot, Texas Station

––  6:00 PM  ––
MANDATORY Drivers/Riders/Pit Crew Meeting
Dallas Ballroom, Texas Station

SATURDAY, MAY 5 – RACE DAY
––  5:00 AM  ––
Motorcycle/Quad Staging

––  5:45 AM  ––
1st Professional Motorcycle Starts

––  11:00 AM  ––
Car/Truck/UTV Staging

––  12:30 PM  ––
1st Professional Car/Truck/UTV Starts

––  8:00 PM – 11:00 PM  ––
After-Race Party – Garage Bar, Texas Station

SUNDAY, MAY 6
––  9:00 AM – 10:00 AM ––
Continental Breakfast – Dallas Ballroom, Texas Station

––  10:00 AM – 11:30 AM ––
VT Construction Silver State “300” Awards Presentation
Dallas Ballroom, Texas Station

Follow the action of the Lucas Oil Production Studios broadcasts of Best In The Desert events on the NBC Sports Network and MAVTV.

Best In The Desert official sponsors: Ford Motor Company – Official Truck, General Tire – Official Tire, Lucas – Official Oil, Sunoco Race Fuels – Official Fuel, KC HiLiTES – Official Light, Polaris RZR – Official UTV, Beta Motorcycles – Official Motorcycle, Fabtech – Official Suspension, Rugged Radios – Official Communications, Dicks Racing, Method Race Wheels, Tactical Recovery Equipment, McKenzies, Kartek, RnR Steel, Sportsman Cycle Sales, Slime, Team Ford Lincoln Las Vegas, Fall Advertising and TrueTravel Dynamics

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Brett Sourapas Trick Truck photo provided by DirtFocus.com