The Bangers and Mashers of 2014 – race-deZert.com

The Bangers and Mashers of 2014

2014 is over but the Holidays gave us some time to gather the best photos throughout the year.  Simply put, these are the bangers and mashers of 2014 shot by our photographers here at Race-Dezert. Enjoy!

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Crandon always gives our cameras beautiful moments. | TORC Crandon Fall Classic | Crandon, WI | Ernesto Araiza

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XGames gold medalist, Apdalí Lopez. |  XGames | Austin, TX | Vincent Knakal

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An aggressive yet tactical driving style is what let Kyle Leduc dominate his class in 2014. | TORC Crandon Fall Classic | Crandon, WI | Jason Zindroski

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Rj Anderson in the hunt. | TORC Crandon Fall Classic | Crandon, WI | Ernesto Araiza

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Robby Gordon | The Mint 400 | Las Vegas, NV | Vincent Knakal

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The crowds at Crandon are legendary and 30k were there to see Kyle Leduc win the Amsoil Cup. | TORC Crandon Fall Classic | Crandon, WI | Jason Zindroski

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A girl looks on at a race buggy in Santo Tomas. | NORRA Mexican 1000 | Ensenada, MX | Ernesto Araiza

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LVDC Motorsports’ Class 1 at full throttle. | The Mint 400 | Las Vegas, NV | Vincent Knakal

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The crowds at Crandon are legendary and 30k were there to see Kyle Leduc win the Amsoil Cup. | TORC Crandon Fall Classic | Crandon, WI | Jason Zindroski

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Struggling with the rocks in Johnson Valley. | King of The Hammers | Johnson Valley, CA |Ernesto Araiza

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Apdali Lopez pushing his Trophy-Truck. | Baja 500 | Ensenada, MX | Vincent Knakal

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The backdrop for Miller Motorsports Park is a beautiful mountain range. | LOORRS Miller Motorsports Park| Tooele, UT | Jason Zindroski

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Scenic shot at The Mint 400. | The Mint 400 | Las Vegas, NV | Ernesto Araiza

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Harley Letner | The Mint 400 | Las Vegas, NV | Vincent Knakal

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The crowds on Fremont Street surround a blocked off intersection during the Mint 400 Pit Crew Challenge. | The Mint 400 | Las Vegas, NV | Jason Zindroski

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A Class 1 and a Trophy-Truck in their last lap of The Mint 400. | The Mint 400 | Las Vegas, NV | Ernesto Araiza

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UTV vs Class 8 | The Mint 400 | Las Vegas, NV | Vincent Knakal

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Casey Currie turns his Prolite into a flame thrower on the front stretch. | LOORRS Wild West Motorsports Park | Reno, NV | Jason Zindroski

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Chasetruck at dusk, a common relationship. | NORRA Mexican 1000 | Bay of LA, MX | Ernesto Araiza

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Walker Evans’ new Alumicraft Class 1 ready for NORRA. | Walker Evans Racing | Vincent Knakal

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There IS a car in there. | BITD Vegas to Reno | Uknown | Jason Zindroski

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One of the fathers of off-road racing, Bruce Meyers, finishes his first 1000 mile race. | NORRA Mexican 1000 | San Jose del Cabo, MX | Ernesto Araiza

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Bryce Menzies on the Jean dry lake bed. | The Mint 400 | Las Vegas, NV | Vincent Knakal

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An emotional moment for the Hart family as father Marty Hart hugs his son Kyle after winning his first Prolite race. | LOORS Wild West Motorsports Park | Reno, NV | Jason Zindroski

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Through the rocks and silt. | San Felipe 250 | San Felipe, MX | Ernesto Araiza

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Tavo Vildósola coming out from a G-Out. | The Mint 400 | Las Vegas, NV | Vincent Knakal

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When the sun goes down racing doesn’t stop. | Unknown | Jason Zindroski

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The Rainforest Challenge in Malaysia open our eyes to a new off-road world. | Rainforest Challenge | Malaysia | Ernesto Araiza

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Steve Olliges’ New Geiser Trophy-Truck | Danzio Performance, CA | Vincent Knakal

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Bryce Menzies during Vegas to Reno qualifying. | BITD Vegas to Reno  | Las Vegas, NV | Jason Zindroski

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It’s all about survival. | Rainforest Challenge | Malaysia | Ernesto Araiza

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TJ Flores at night. | The Mint 400 | Las Vegas, NV | Vincent Knakal

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In the biggest crash of the year, Eric Barron sent his Pro 4 into a 80 mph barrel roll after clipping a k-rail at speed, landing on all fours then suddenly bursting into flames. Barron walked away from the crash with only a broken pinky. | LOORRS Lake Elsinore| Lake Elsinore, CA | Jason Zindroski

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Travis Pastrana testing for The Mint 400. | Las Vegas, NV | Ernesto Araiza

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Sunset in Baja. | Baja 1000 | Unknown | Vincent Knakal

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Pro2 battles. | Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing | Jason Zindroski

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Beauty of the jungle. | Rainforest Challenge | Malaysia | Ernesto Araiza

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R&D Motorsports qualifying at The Mint 400 | The Mint 400 | Las Vegas, NV | Ernesto Araiza

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Dale Dondel in full rage mode. | The Mint 400 | Las Vegas, NV | Ernesto Araiza

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Robby roosting the camera. | The Mint 400 | Las Vegas, NV | Ernesto Araiza

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Siltbeds. | The Mint 400 | Las Vegas, NV | Ernesto Araiza

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Justin Lofton finds silt. | The Mint 400 | Las Vegas, NV | Ernesto Araiza

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Justin Lofton | Parker 425 | Parker, AZ | Ernesto Araiza

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Travis Pastrana’s first time driving a Trophy-Truck. | The Mint 400 | Las Vegas, NV | Vincent Knakal

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Rob MacCachren through the whoops. | The Mint 400 | Las Vegas, NV | Vincent Knakal

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Derrick Sproule having a fun time in the dust. | The Mint 400 | Las Vegas, NV | Vincent Knakal

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A tribute to the Legendary Weatherman. | PCI Race Radios | Vincent Knakal

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BITD Bluewater Desert Challenge | Parker, AZ | Jason Zindroski

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Soft sand. | BITD Bluewater Desert Challenge| Parker, AZ | Jason Zindroski

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Ray Griffith | BITD Parker 425 | Parker, AZ | Jason Zindroski

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Jason Voss BITD Silver State 300 qualifying | BITD Silver State 300 | Las Vegas, NV | Jason Zindroski

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A calm pool of water quickly turns into a violent wave in Caliente. | BITD Silver State 300 | Las Vegas, NV | Jason Zindroski

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A calm morning brings a reflection before a long day in the hot Nevada heat. | BITD Vegas to Reno | Las Vegas, NV | Jason Zindroski

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There is nothing better sight in this world then seeing a car blast through silt. | BITD Vegas to Reno | Uknown | Jason Zindroski

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King of the Hammers is the ultimate test. | King of the Hammers | Johnson Valley, CA | Jason Zindroski

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Land rush start at Chocolate Thunder. | King of the Hammers | Johnson Valley, CA | Jason Zindroski

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This is the California we know. | King of the Hammers | Johnson Valley, CA | Jason Zindroski

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A photo sums up Kyle Leduc’s dominating season in Pro 4 season. | LOORS Lake Elsinore | Lake Elsinore, CA | Jason Zindroski

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Jeremy “Twitch” Stenberg concentrates before heading out on the track at Lake Elsinore. | LOORRS Lake Elsinore | Lake Elsinore, CA | Jason Zindroski

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Mikey Childress | The Mint 400 | Las Vegas, NV | Jason Zindroski

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Baja = Silt | Baja 500 | Ensenada, MX | Jason Zindroski

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Steven Eugenio had a stellar year in SCORE, winning the rookie of the year award along with the points championship in Trophy Truck. | Baja 1000 | Ensenada, MX | Jason Zindroski

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The weather in Crandon is always unpredictable and 2014 was no different. | TORC Crandon Fall Classic | Crandon, WI| Jason Zindroski

We are ready for the 2015 Racing season, bring it on!

2 Comments

  1. The 79 truck is Eric Hardins ID design truck not Dale Dondel. And That’s Andy Mcmillin driving the corona not Rob Mac but speechless and eye popping photos nice Job Race Dezert

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