It was a beautiful day in Henderson, Nevada. Seems impossible it is only a few weeks before Christmas. The team pre-ran the course early this morning, which is a short 48-mile loop. Rod said it best, "the course covers the smallest amount of space of any race." A maze of a course, it essentially zig-zags through the desert on the outskirts of Vegas. We expect the visibility to be tough, especially if there is minimal wind.
Obviously the team is focused on grabbing three additional championships to add to the SCORE victories. However, it was a little bittersweet today as we know this is the last race of an incredibly successful year.
Joining Rod for the first lap is a very special guest to the team. KJ Howe ran the legendary Mint 400 for many years. The Mint desert race attracted over 100,000 people to Las Vegas and was the largest event in the famed city for many years. KJ is a dynamic, inspiring guy and we are excited to have him join us. In the photo above, KJ poses with a Mint 400 fan in the tech line.
More to come.
Posted by E. Miller