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We were ready at dawn…

Nine Class 11s went off the start line at this years Mint 400, including the debut of Gil Medranos 11 – previously raced by Brian Wallentine at the Baja 1000.
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T-minus one month

One month to the 2017 Mint 400 and car prep is fully underway. This year we’re racing Gil Medrano’s Class 11 as 4707. 10 11s racing the Mint this year. A good time is going to be had by all.
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Mint 400 recap

There are some races where if it weren't for bad luck, we wouldn't have any luck at all. The Mint 400 was one of those races. In this case, the engine apparently seized about 24 miles into the the race.
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Desert Dingo on NBC

We got knocked out of the race when we were hit from behind at this year’s Mint 400, but we did make the July 12 NBC coverage of the race. (That’s us in the background).
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Mint 400 recap

I wish I could say we won, or at least finished the Mint 400, but neither was the case. The car was in good shape, the team was ready, but luck wasn't with us. More on that.
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