March 8th, 2015 – San Diego, CA – For the third consecutive year, the world’s toughest off-road race vehicles will parade down world famous Las Vegas Strip during the 4 Wheel Parts Mint 400 Vehicle Parade. This year, the parade will span fourteen miles, beginning at South Point Hotel & Casino and stretch all the way to Fremont Street, officially kicking off the 2015 Polaris RZR Mint 400 presented by General Tire. The massive group of off-road racecars will be led by Off-Road Legend and Mint 400 Champion, “Lightning” Larry Ragland.
Over ten million dollars worth of custom fabricated off-road racecars will be on display, and thunder down the Strip, in tribute to the famed Mint 400 vehicle processions that took place on Fremont Street decades ago. The vehicles are part of a massive field of 330 entries that will compete Saturday, March 14th just outside of Las Vegas at The Great American Off-Road Race.
“Off-road racing is the most exciting and thrilling motorsport on the planet,” said Joshua Martelli, COO and co-owner of The Mint 400. “In 2013, we made history by showcasing these amazing vehicles on the Strip for the people of Las Vegas, and we continue to make improvements each year. We are very grateful to the City of Las Vegas and everyone at 4 Wheel Parts for helping us make this happen!”
The 4 Wheel Parts Mint 400 Vehicle Parade will end with an off-road style kick-off party featuring, food, beer, music and the KMC Wheels Pit Crew Challenge Qualifying presented by Mystik Lubricants. Any team wishing to compete in the Mint 400 Pit Crew Challenge can qualify to compete in the finals, which will take place Thursday evening at 6:30pm. For more information on pit crew challenge qualifying, click here.
Back by popular demand, beginning Wednesday, March 11th, the Mint 400 Course Map Poster will be available exclusively at 4 Wheel Parts, The Official Mint 400 Headquarters, on 4740 S Decatur Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89103 .. For FREE! 4 Wheel Parts will have tons of Mint 400 items flowing out of their store, including free souvenir race maps, free Mint 400 Programs and FREE Mint 400 t-shirts with any purchase.
About 4 Wheel Parts
4 Wheel Parts is the nation’s largest distributor of off-road parts and accessories. They have a nationwide chain of 56 retail stores and service centers in 17 states including Las Vegas, that offer personalized advice and service. Their on-hand inventory consists of roughly $50 million of off-road parts from more than 250 manufacturers. Visit 4WheelParts.com, call their customer service center, (877)-4 74-4821 or visit one of their 56 retails stores near you.
About The Polaris RZR Mint 400, presented by General Tire
Known as “The Greatest Off-Road Race in America,” The Mint 400 is an epic four hundred mile battle between the top off-road racers in the world in over twenty different classes of off-road vehicles. The race was started in 1967, and is steeped in American lore, as thousands of racers, as well as celebrities from around the world, have attempted to tame the brutal Nevada desert. An entire week of events lead up the famed off-road race in and around Las Vegas, including a vehicle parade, drivers meet and greet, pit crew contest, crowning of Miss Mint, multiple parties, qualifying, and contingency / vehicle tech inspection.
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