RENO, NV – DECEMBER 9, 2010: The Speed Technologies will work to podium in the final round of the 2010 Lucas Oil Of Road Racing Series in __ Arizona this weekend December 11, 2010, and then go out on the track Sunday to for the Rockstar Energy Challenge Cup an all-or-nothing season finale showdown. Mitchell DeJong has already clinched the Trophy Kart championship and John Harrah strives to be the Rookie of the Year.
John Harrah has had a great season in the Pro 4 Unlimited Truck, and will work to get on the podium for the last round of racing. “I really enjoy racing this series and have learned a lot over the course of the season with the set up on the truck to be more successful,” commented John Harrah. They made some additional changes after the last round of racing that should make him even more competitive.
Jeff Ward will race the Pro2 Unlimited on Saturday and dash for the cash on Sunday. He actually had the fastest lap time in the last round, but was stuck in the back where he could not get out of the pack and was successfully dodging crashes. “We just couldn’t get through the pack,” said Ward, “I am looking forward to this race and hopefully getting to the front and staying there.”
Sunday, Harrah and Ward will line up for the Rockstar Energy Challenge Cup where the Pro4 and Pro2 trucks where the payout for the winner is $30,000. All the trucks will take to the course at one time in the ultimate pay day.
Speed Technologies sponsored Dawson Kirchner and Wyatt Kirchner will be driving SuperLite Trucks. Dawson had a great race taking a first and second place in Las Vegas, and hopes to repeat his wins. He is currently sitting 5th place in points for the season.
Mitchell DeJong has already clinched the points championship in the Modified Kart class. He has had a very successful year with the Speed Technologies team and looks forward to a great race on Saturday, and another podium for the year.
“We are all looking for the finishing podium to put a great end to an already fun season,” said John Harrah owner of Speed Technology.
Complete coverage of Speed Technologies behind the scenes and racing action can be seen on SuperLite Live. This episode of SuperLite Live will be hosted by Chuck Dempsey and co-hosted by Jeff “SurfRat” Arganda featuring exclusive interviews with Speed Technologies team members, others key racers and live race action. Coverage can be seen at and sign up now to get the “On The Air” notices at http://www.justin.tv/superlitelive (click Follow).
Speed Technologies Marketing Partners – Exotic Engine Development, Fox Racing Shox, Lucas Oil Products, BFGoodrich Tires, Ringers Gloves, Safety Kleen, Baja Designs, VP Racing Fuels, StopTech Brakes, Method Wheels
About Speed Technologies: Speed Technologies is a professional motorsports team founded in 2006 by John Harrah. The team includes exceptional drivers on the short course tracks in Unlimited 2, Unlimited 4, Unlimited Lite, Super Lite and Trophy Kart, and in the desert in Class 1 buggies and a brand new Trophy Truck debuting later this year.
WHAT: Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series Round 15 & Rockstar Energy Challenge Cup
WHERE: Firebird Raceway, Chandler, AZ
WHEN: Friday December 10 – Sunday December 12
MORE INFORMATION: http://www.lucasoiloffroad.com/spectators.htm#event
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