Alumi Craft Racers Win BITD Pahrump 250 & Brock Heger Takes Back To Back Class 1000 Championship
Pahrump, NVThe 2018 Best In The Desert (BITD) season has come to an end with the series finale, the Pahrump Nugget 250. The off road desert race featured first time winner Brent Fox that captured the Class 1000 victory with four Alumi Craft Racers in the Top 5. Brock Heger raced to a 2nd place podium finish and earned the Class 1000 division points championship.
The Pahrump 250 is a rapid sprint race that took place in the southwest corner of Nevada and hugs both sides of Interstate 95 towards Rhyolite before retuning back near the Start / Finish. Brent Fox in his #1075 Alumi Craft started in second position behind fellow Alumi Craft competitor #1001 of Brock Heger. After the 250 miles of harsh desert terrain, Brock Heger was the first 1000 car to cross the finish line in 4 Hours, 13 Minutes, and 58 Second. Brent Fox beat out Heger, racing to the finish line by just 14 seconds quicker. Conner McMullen finished in 4th place and Todd Tuls rounded out the Top 5 with four Alumi Craft Race Cars.
“It was a good clean day for us,” declared Fox. “We had no flats and we’re able to run a real solid pace. I know Heger is the one to beat so I had to give it the gas and the Alumi Craft did the rest! This was our first career race win and we have been working hard for this.”
Brent continued, “I bought the car in March. We finished 4th at Silver State, 4th at Vegas 2 Reno, 4th at the Laughlin Desert Challenge, and now just raced to our first victory. Not bad for a couple dudes with only a handful of desert races under our belt. Mach 1 Race Prep has been doing an outstanding job maintaining our Alumi Craft. This car is top notch and I really enjoy driving it. Scratch that, I love this car!”
Heger commented on winning the BITD Class 1000 Championship. “We did it! It is so cool to be the back to back 1000 car champions! We have had an amazing year and it would not have been possible without the great group and support from everyone involved. Family, friends, sponsors, fans, all of you rock!”
Brock ran an impressive season winning 4 out of the 6 races in the Best In The Desert series in his 2X championship winning Class 1000 Alumi Craft Buggy.
Winning championship means you have to earn more points than all the competitors. The best way to score big is to win races. Alumi Craft builds championship capable off road race cars that provide drivers the necessary platform needed to win! Give Alumi Craft a call at 619-596-9841 or go to: http://alumicraft.info/ to find out more about our race products and services.
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Alumi Craft is the premier race car chassis manufacturer in the off road industry. Crafting cars from lengths of 4130 Chromoly tubing is our specialty. We offer a variety of vehicles to accommodate the professional off road racer to the recreational driver. Since 2004, Alumi Craft racers have earned countless wins, six prestigious Lucas Oil Challenge Cup champions and forty-two points championships; sixteen short course and twenty-six in the desert. Darryl Smith 4X, Gabriel Torres 3X, Darren Hardesty Jr. 3X, CJ Greaves 2X, Rob MacCachren 2X, Luke McMillin 2X, CJ Greaves 2X, Gunnar Peterson 2X, Matthew Owen 2X, Broc Dickerson, Brock Heger, Michael Meister, Chris Browning, Rafael Navarro IV, John Fitzgerald, Adam Ollerton, Aaron Ampudia, Roger Starkey Jr., Nathan Martino, Geoffrey Cooley, Mike Valentine, Andrew McClelland, Luke Johnson, Andrew Myers, Roger Starkey, Mitchell DeJong, Mike Porter, Randy Minnier, Cameron Steele, Matt Cullen, Chuck Cheek, Darren Hardesty, and owner John Cooley have all won championships behind the wheel of an Alumi Craft race car.
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