Off-road racing legend “Lightning” Larry Ragland has had a long and illustrious career in off-road racing, having won every major off-road race overall including The Baja 1000, Pikes Peak International Hill Climb and The Mint 400.
No other professional off-road racer is more revered among their peers than Ragland. He has more overall wins than any off-road racer in history. Credited with combining rally style driving into off-road racing, Larry is known for his extremely fast and smooth driving style sliding around corners right on the edge of disaster!
Come meet Larry at his home shop in Cave Creek, AZ and listen to why he fell in love with off-road racing and what it is like to be a pioneer of the sport. From career highlights to the special moments that defined his career in off-road racing, he did it all on BFGoodrich Tires.
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