Baja Designs’ Team Enlightened takes the overall and first in class in all five of the unlimited classes at the Mint 400. When lighting performance really counts, top racers choose Baja Designs lighting to get them to the podium.
At the Mint 400, the unlimited vehicles start in the afternoon, and the 400 mile race runs until well after dark. This year, every one of the unlimited classes was won by racers using Baja Designs lights.
Class 1400 – Trophy Truck – Bryce Menzies – 1st overall and first Trophy Truck
Class 1500 – Class 1 Unlimited Buggy – Chuck Hovey – 1st in Class
Class 1000 – Class 10 Buggy (Unlimited Suspension-Spec Motor Buggy) – Chip Prescott – 1st in Class
Class 6100 – Spec Trophy Truck (Unlimited Suspension-Spec Motor Truck) – Jason Ruane – 1st in Class
Class 7200 – 6 cyl Unlimited Truck (Max Track Width- 85”) – Al Hogan – 1st in Class
The Mint 400 has long been known as one of the toughest desert races in the US. The brutal 100-mile Mint 400 loop course was devastating this year. Of the 255 starters, only 132 finished within the time limit-making the attrition at 48%, the toughest in recent Mint 400 history.