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    Tough Track In Reno No Match For Alumi Craft Racers

    Alumi Craft Racer Sterling Cling

    Reno, NV

    Each track in the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series has its unique character. For rounds 9 and 10, competitors would take on the tough track at Wild West Motorsports Park in Sparks, Nevada. What makes the track in Sparks so unique are the huge elevation changes. The track travels up and down the steep hills the frame the property. As the drivers come around turn 4, they get a panoramic view of the entire track before plunging down the main straightaway in front of the grandstands filled with cheering fans.

    Alumi Craft, Darren Hardesty Jr, Sterling Cling, Eliott Watson, Bink Designs

    The track demands horsepower on the way up, and good brakes for the trip back down. The suspension, steering, and braking, all have to work well whether the car is light in the front from acceleration, or compressed under heavy braking. The track in Sparks introduces many different dynamics to the vehicles. It takes a well-balanced car to be successful.

    Eliott Watson, Alumi Craft Pro Buggy, FOX, Lucas Oil Off Road, Reno

    In a show of force that has almost become commonplace, Alumi Craft racers swept the podium in both rounds of racing. In round 9, the finishing order was Sterling Cling with the win, Darren “HotSauce” Hardesty Jr. second, and Eliott Watson in third.

    Sterling Cling, Lucas Oil Off Road Reno, Alumi Craft Race Cars, Pro Buggy, Bink Designs

    Despite the best efforts of Hardesty, Watson, and the rest of the field, the order in round 10 was Sterling Cling with the win, Darren “HotSauce” Hardesty Jr. in second, and Eliott Watson in third. These same three Alumi Craft racers also swept the podium in rounds 6 and 7.

    Sterling Cling Takes Checkered Flag at Lucas Oil Off Road Reno

    Alumi Craft Pro Buggy Podium, Sterling Cling, Darren Hardesty Jr, Eliott Watson

    Alumi Craft Pro Buggy racers have won an impressive 8 out of 10 races so far this season. Hardesty, the defending Pro Buggy champion, is currently leading the points standings with Watson in second, and Cling in third.

    Alumi Craft Pro Buggy, Darren Hardesty Jr., Bilstein, Lucas Oil Off Road, Bink Designs

    Alumi Craft race cars are known for innovative design and quality craftsmanship. Race wins and championships don’t come easy. When you are driving at the limit in the heat of competition, you want a car you can count on. That’s why top contenders rely on Alumi Craft’s experienced professionals to be meticulous in every detail during the design, fabrication or race preparation of their cars. Whether you are racing in the desert, prerunning or competing on the track, Alumi Craft is committed to providing you with a competitive, safe and reliable vehicle that exceeds your expectations. If you demand the best, give Alumi Craft a call at 619-596-9841 to find out more about our race products and services.

    Photography By: Bink Designs

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