News

03/29 Bitd: GT Mint 400 Rewind
03/26 Bitd: Gordon Wins Mint 400
03/21 TrophyLite: Offers Women Racers
03/16 Bitd: Full Field Set for Mint 400
03/14 Bitd: Mint 400 Spectator Map
02/19 ASCC: Posted a Couple Photos
02/19 DRC: You Can Now Tag Photos Here
02/16 ADRA: Schedule of Events
02/16 ADRA: This Weekend Gate Fees
02/16 BITD: New Photos Uploaded to G+
02/13 SCORE: MacCachren Trophy Truck Draws 1st for SF250
02/10/2012 BITD: New Parker 425 Photos Posted
02/09/2012 BITD: General Tire Atop Podium @ Parker
02/09/2012 BITD: Freitas Race Report
02/09/2012 BITD: Gordon Wins Parker 425
02/06/2012 SCORE: San Felipe 250 Draw
02/05/2012 BITD: Parker 425 Photos
02/04/2012 BITD: Robby Gordon Wins Parker 425
02/02/2012 ADRA: Promo Video
02/02/2012 BITD: 2012 $120,000 TT Cash
01/31/2012 BITD: Official Parker 425 Map
01/31/2012 BITD: Parker 425 Event Schedule
01/13/2012 SCORE: Bj Baldwin Fastest @ Qualifing
01/13/2012 SCORE: Official Laughlin Desert Challenge Entry List

03/23 LOORRS: Sparks Fly For Team LeDuc
03/23 LOORRS: Stronghold Makes History in Phx
03/23 LOORRS: Kargola Annihilates Competition
03/22 LOORRS: Greaves & Hart Stretch Legs
03/21 LOORRS: MacCachren Suffers Ups and Downs @ Phx
03/21 SLS: SuperLite Kicks Off High-Octane Series
03/21 LOORRS: Toyota & CBS Sports Expand Role with Series
03/18 LOORRS: Currie Debuting New Truck Design
03/18 LOORRS: RockStar MacCachren Revs Up For 2011
03/18 LOORRS: Curry Sign With General Tire
03/17 LOORRS: MacCachren Hopes To Defend Title
02/24 SCORE: Official San Felipe 250 Event Schedule
02/24 SCORE: SF 250 Prerunning Starts Saturday
02/24 LOORS: Aluma Craft Signs as Sponsor
02/24 LOORS: LeDuc Signs With TOYO
02/23 Bitd: Jesse Jones Wins Parker 425
02/18 LOORS: Camburg Signs on as Sponsor
02/14 SNORE: Event Schedule
02/08 LOORS: Daystar Signs as Presenting Sponsor
02/08 Bitd: Hengeveld Win TrophyLite
02/07 Bitd: Parker 425 Photos
02/03 ASCC: Az Short Course Racing Starts
02/03 Ford: Olliges & Swift Team Up for 2011
02/02 TORC: Hart & Greaves Team Up
02/01 LORRS: McGrath Signs with Team Toyo
02/01 LORRS: Cameron Steel Signs With Stonghold
02/01 Score: San Felipe 250 Draw
01/31 Bitd: Official Parker 425 Schedule of Events
01/31 Bitd: 34 TrickTrucks PreEnter 425
01/10 SCORE: Laughlin Event Schedule
01/10 SCORE: Laughlin Desert Challenge
11/21 SCORE: Joe Bacal & Lexus Win Class
11/20 SCORE: Official Baja 1000 Results
11/20 SCORE: Official Baja 1000 Finishers
10/27 SEMA: Miller BMW SEMA Project
02/04 BITD: Stephen Cox Enters Parker 425




News Archives
Pokey: Where the rumors are...
 

Events
Series Schedules
TV Schedules


 
Vendors
ColoradoRiverInfo.com
Parker Motor
Storm Karting
The Converter Shop
Terrible Herbst Apparel
Teixeira Tech


Teams

PMC Racing
Solar Racing
Terrible Herbst Motorsports

Gallery
Desktop Wallpaper
Photo - Photos!
SPY Photos
 
 DesertRacing.com > News Archives


G&R Racing battled terrain and mechanical
challenges to finish in top ten at
SCORE San Felipe 250

Ron Whitton piloting the #39 G&R racing trophy truck finished 6th in class and 12th overall at SCORE San Felipe 250. Considered to be one of the roughest races of the year, the 22nd Annual SCORE San Felipe 250 had a massive attrition rate with many of the top competitors breaking just after the famous "Zoo Road" spectator area. G&R Racing campaigned a two-trophy truck team, the #38 trophy truck of Garron Cadiente and the #39 trophy truck of Ron Whitton. Garron Cadiente, who had previously won the ultra rough SCORE San Felipe 250 in 2006, was unable to finish due to mechanical failure. Garron's teammate, Ron Whittion, fared much better implementing a conservative race plan that paid off in spades, ultimately allowing him to finish with a 6th place in trophy trucks.

Ron Whitton had this to say about the effort, "It was a good race. We stuck to our plan and it paid off. I tried to drive smart and not get too crazy. We passed a lot of broken vehicles. We had a little problem with the radiator which probably cost us 20 minutes, but I am happy with the finish.

Cadiente remarked, "Our plan was to stay up front just off the leader and save the truck until the end of the race. Right after Zoo Road we noticed our tranny was running hot. We tried to lay back and not push it too hard, but the tranny gave out around race mile 65. At that point we knew we were out of the hunt. So we changed the tranny and went for the finish. At race mile 167 the second tranny failed, I lost all gears but first, so we had to call it a day."

G&R racing's next race will be the SCORE Baja 500 May 30-June 1, 2008...

Hasta Luego
Brian Godfrey
Team Manager






Boyesen Racing

FMF Racing

Panolin Oil Products

McMullen Motorsports: Complete Custom Off-Road Race Car or Pre-Runners


The X Brand Goggles

Twin Air

Dekens Implement:  Blythe, California



Tailchaser Sport Fishing, Checkmate Fishing, Cabo San Lucas salt water fishing and guided tours

Cabo Fishing
ColoradoRiverInfo
Colorado River Reservations
Dave Turner Motorsports
Dekens Cycle & Marine
DPR Racing
Desert Racing Forum
Good Faith Home Loans
Gnarly Dogs
Motorsport Awnings
Insta-Clean
M & M Cut-O-Matic
Parker Motor
Parker Pumper
Premier Golf Cars
PureIsuzu.com
PureNissan.com
PureSuzuki.com
Storm Karting
The Converter Shop
Terrible Herbst
Terrible Herbst Apparel
Teixeira Tech
Twisted-Grip

  Contact DesertRacing.com:
Email Press: news@DesertRacing.com
Voice: 928-733-3087
A River Info Website - Copyright 2001-05 River Info
All rights reserved - Site terms of use