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Four Corners 4×4 Returns to Endurance Racing in Agate, CO

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Jason Kaminsky and Rick Jenkins returned to the dirt track this past Saturday for a Dirt Riot Endurance Racing event held at Colorado Off Road Extreme near Agate, Colorado.

Among 39 competitors in all classes, Kaminsky piloted the #4678, with Jenkins navigating, along an eleven-mile course of tight curves and high speed straights laid out across rolling pasture lands.  Thirty-three miles in, only two minutes separated the top three 4600 class competitors.  Eventually, the pace took its toll on the vehicle’s steering.  The failure resulted in a roll-over on a slower section of the course.  Both Kaminsky and Jenkins were uninjured and exited the car as the recovery team arrived on the scene.  The car was quickly up-righted and moved from the racecourse.  The team finished in fifth place in the 4600 class.

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“It was really fun to compete on such a fast course.  This track was a last-minute substitution for the event which was originally scheduled to be held at RAM Off Road Park in Colorado Springs.  Lacking any rocks, it was a deviation from our typical 4×4 endurance courses.  This event was more of a desert race, allowing us to reach speeds not previously attained during competition, even at King of the Hammers,” noted Kaminsky.

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“There are a lot of people who make events like this successful, but I want to especially thank the recovery volunteers who quickly helped us off the course safely.  Volunteers are a key component at all of our events and help us all to have safe, enjoyable events across the country,” said Jenkins.

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The team will next travel to Goldendale, Washington to compete in the final round of the WEROCK Western Series rock crawling event being held at Broken Boulder Ranch August 1-2.  Along the way, the team has a stop planned at Superchip’s headquarters in Ogden, Utah.  Stay tuned for the story and pictures from our visit!

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