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Zero One Racing named official arrive and race team of the 2013 General Tire Mint 400
Published on Sat, Jan 19, 2013 (2:19 p.m.)Now, through an exclusive partnership with Zero One Racing (a division of Zero One Odysseys), you can “arrive and race” the legendary General Tire Mint 400! Get behind the wheel of an off-road race car and tackle the challenging Nevada desert just outside of fabulous Las Vegas! Race in the legendary desert race that captured the imagination of world-renowned racers such as; Parnelli Jones, Al Unser, Rick Mears, Rodger Ward, Mickey Thompson, Ivan Stewart, Jack Flannery, Walker Evans, and Rod Hall have all competed in. Be a part of the rich history of “The Great American Off-Road Race” joining the ranks of movie and television stars James Garner and Steve McQueen; Comedian, Mort Sahl; and Astronaut, Gordon Cooper. Part race, part party, there is no other race experience like The Mint 400.
Zero One Odysseys is a premier off-road adventure group out of Las Vegas, NV. From tours to races, Zero One Odysseys caters to the untamed spirit in all of us. And now, with Zero One Racing, you can climb behind the wheel of our professionally maintained off-road race vehicles and let our friendly and experienced staff give you the thrill of a lifetime. From fully race-prepped off-road cars to driver training to VIP experiences – Zero One Racing delivers a premium arrive and race program.
“This is the perfect way for the average adrenaline junkie to come out and rent a race vehicle, be a part of The Great American Off-Road Race and have the experience of a lifetime! Zero One does a great job of getting the any race-inspired person up to speed so they can come and have a great time and be competitive.” Stated Matt Martelli owner of The Mint 400.
David Whitehead of Zero One goes on to say, “Doing one of our Nevada Great Basin off-road tours is an epic adventure, racing in The General Tire Mint 400 takes it to a whole new level. Most people spend years and hundreds of thousands of dollars getting to race The Mint; our “arrive and race” program makes it easy, safe and lets our clients concentrate on the parts that matter to them – driving, parties and winning (in whatever order they decide). Our drivers have fun, we handle the stress.”
Zero One Racing operates the spec class – it’s an even playing field – driver talent and strategy decides the day! Zero One Racing entries will enjoy special status with VIP access to the Miss Mint contest, pre and post parties, a drive down the Las Vegas Strip and a storyline in the Mad Media produced Mint 400 one hour feature to air on SPEED this year! Limited Vehicles available so make your reservations now. Contact Zero One Racing: 702-533-5591, [email protected]
Enter to win Zero One Odysseys experience!
Enter to win a 3-day Zero One Odysseys experience including 2 Driving days valued at 4 thousand dollars! All you have to do is tag yourself in the Zero One contest image on the Mint 400 Facebook page – facebook.com/themint400, and share it on your page. Then enter in all your contact info on The Mint 400 Zero One contest page: themint400.com/zeroone. It’s that easy and you are entered to win a 3-day Zero One Odysseys experience! Includes lodging and food. Does not include alcohol, gratuity, and transportation to Las Vegas.