Events/CompetitionsPress Release

Team General to Storm 2010 General Tire Mint 400

LAS VEGAS – (March 25, 2010) – Team General Tire will be well represented at this weekend’s 2010 General Tire Mint 400, and will field a record 11 teams spanning several classes.

  • “Ballistic” BJ Baldwin, Unlimited Truck
  • Bobby Baldwin, Unlimited Truck
  • Rick D. Johnson, Unlimited Truck
  • Ed Stout, Unlimited Truck
  • Jerry Zaiden and Jason Campbell, Unlimited Truck
  • Jason and Rich Voss, Unlimited Truck
  • Jason McNeil, Unlimited Truck
  • Kent Kroeker, Class 8 – Debut of new truck
  • Marc Burnett, Class 7
  • Brandt Anderson, Class 7sx
  • Mike Childress – Class 1

“Team GT is performing better than ever this year on our Grabber competition tires,” said Travis Roffler, director of marketing, General Tire.  “As title sponsor, the Mint holds a special place in all of our hearts, so the team is really pumped up.  We’re looking forward to seeing everyone on the podium at the end of the weekend!”

If you can’t be there in person to see all the heart-pounding action, real-time, up-to-the-minute information on the event can be found at; and tracking will be available at

General Tire is ‘unleashing the fury’ for a third season of off-road action with the Grabber competition tire.  Designed with a tough, three-ply Duragen™-reinforced body construction to stand up to the rigors of off-road conditions, the Grabber also features a specially-engineered, competition-specific tread compound. In addition, the Grabber name and General Tire logo are prominently featured on the sidewall in red and white letters.  The Grabber competition tires are designed in size 37×12.50R17 for class 8 and trophy truck/trick truck and 35×12.50R17 for class 1, 6, 7, 7 S, stock mini and Protruck.

General Tire also has a complete line of Grabber tires for the passenger and light truck market, including the new Grabber DOT-approved off-road tire (to be released later this year); the Grabber HTS, which delivers the perfect synergy of comfort, durability and performance; the Grabber UHP, which sets a whole new standard in performance and ride quality for SUVs, light trucks and crossover vehicles; and Grabber AT2, designed for aggressive all-terrain traction in all weather conditions.

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