Alumi Craft racer Brock Heger had an impressive race at one of the most challenging courses in the Best In The Desertseries. The Silver State 300 has every type of challenging terrain imaginable. Dry lake beds, twisty tree lined mountain trails, silt beds, dry rocky sections, even deep water crossings are encountered in the 300 miles that make up the course. As the racers made a huge loop through Caliente, Panaca, and then back towards Alamo, Nevada, the terrain was constantly changing. Heger started on the pole thanks to his win at the Mint 400, and never looked back. Not only did he out-pace the entire class 10 field, but he passed many of the unlimited cars and trucks that started the race ahead of him. He passed many of the 20, 6100 trucks and finished 15th overall.
“We had another flawless race and I have to thank Jake Velasco for the amazing prep he did on the car,” Said Heger, “I have never raced the Silver State 300, but it was such a fun race because of the different scenery it had to offer and how much the course changed. It was super dusty starting behind the 6100 trucks. We knew we would have to pick off a bunch of them to keep a good group of trucks between us and the next class 10 car. We finished behind 4 6100 trucks physically, but with corrected time, we were faster than all but one truck. It can get sketchy battling with the heavier trucks but my co-driver Quentin Tucker helped me navigate through the dusty conditions.”
Many vehicles in the race succumbed to the challenging terrain and failed to make it to the finish line. Brock’s Alumi Craft was up to the task and showed how well it works in any type of terrain. No matter how tough the challenge, Alumi Craft owners prove the superior performance provided by their meticulously crafted cars every time out. Regardless if you are competing in the desert, prerunning, or racing wheel to wheel on the track, Alumi Craft is committed to providing you with a competitive, safe and reliable vehicle that exceeds your expectations. They offer many types of cars for competition or pleasure and a long list of services and support. If you demand the best, 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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