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General Tire Mint 400 Rewind

General Tire Mint 400 Rewind

Darren Skilton captures Class 3700 win on General Tires. With the help of Mikey Childress, Rick D. Johnson takes first annual pit crew challenge win. Vanessa Golub-Ferrara crowned 2012 Miss Mint. Bureau of Land Management estimated a crowd of over 25,000…

0 Comments / 0 View / March 29, 2012

Darren Skilton Pushed to the Finish Line at Dakar Rally

Darren Skilton Pushed to the Finish Line at Dakar Rally

After battling an array of issues, Skilton’s team literally pushed him onto the podium to claim his second-place finish. Skilton’s second-place finish in OP1 in limbo while the world waits for a ruling on a technical infraction by the first-place…

0 Comments / 0 View / January 25, 2012

Darren Skilton Earns a Well Deserved Break at Mid-Point of 2012 Dakar Rally

Darren Skilton Earns a Well Deserved Break at Mid-Point of 2012 Dakar Rally

After days of battling fuel deliver issues that would send most competitors packing, Darren Skilton is finally finding his stride at the 2012 Dakar Rally.  The Stage 7 loop starting and ending in Copiapo covered 417 kilometers with the most…

0 Comments / 0 View / January 8, 2012

Dakar Rally 2012- After Five Stages in Argentina Darren Skilton Crosses the Andes into Chile

Dakar Rally 2012- After Five Stages in Argentina Darren Skilton Crosses the Andes into Chile

On the road to Chilecito on Wednesday, Darren Skilton had to battle for every kilometer on Stage 4 of the Dakar Rally. “The frustrating part is that I know my car is very competitive,” Skilton explained.  “I am so anxious…

0 Comments / 0 View / January 6, 2012

Darren Skilton Finishes One Second Behind Nasser Al-Attiyah On First Stage of Dakar Rally

Darren Skilton Finishes One Second Behind Nasser Al-Attiyah On First Stage of Dakar Rally

Dakar Rally has typically started with WRC-style gravel roads since moving to South America, but this year the ASO course designers headed straight for the coastal dunes at Necochea for a 57 kilometer special stage to start the 2012 rally. …

0 Comments / 0 View / January 2, 2012

Darren Skilton Looks For Back To Back Victories For General Tire In His Return To The Legendary Dakar Rally

Darren Skilton Looks For Back To Back Victories For General Tire In His Return To The Legendary Dakar Rally

Darren Skilton has an addiction with Dakar that began over a decade ago.  Since that time he has become the United States representative for the race’s sanctioning body (ASO) and returned to the rally in a myriad of capacities including…

0 Comments / 0 View / December 31, 2011