JEAN, NEVADA (March 14, 2015) – Driving an RPM Off-Road NO. 77 entry Robby Gordon proved dominant once again in desert trick truck competition finishing second in this past weekends Mint 400 to eventual winner Justin Lofton.
After qualifying in the seventh position, Gordon piloted the SPEED Energy/ RPM Offroad / Toyo Tires / Traxxas Trick Truck to a second place finish, completing the course in a time of 6:04:14. Gordon relied on the ultra reliable 39x13.50R17 Toyo® Open Country M/T®-R tires for his first podium in desert competition of 2015.
The Mint 400 consisted of three grueling laps in the Nevada deserts, with terrain varying from dry lakes with high speeds, to dust-choking silt beds to jagged rocks.
The next event for Robby Gordon will take place at the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg March 28 and 29 in St. Petersburg, Fla., the fourth event of the 2015 SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road Presented by Traxxas SST season. For tickets to the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg please visit http://www.gpstpete.com/.
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