BGoodrich Tires claims 27th overall win at MINT 400
Lofton crossed the line first and waited as Andy McMillin came charging hard but fell just 42 seconds short of the leader and settled for second place. Lofton experienced no flats on this BFGoodrich Baja T/A KR2 tires, as that tire captured its 20th overall desert race win since being launched in 2013.
BFGoodrich Tires proudly became presenting sponsor of the MINT 400 this year and used the race as a platform to entertain tire dealers and race fans at its Pit Stop Challenge during the race.
The entertainment on the course was just as great as racers battled the course and each other in one of the closest finishes in recent memory. BFGoodrich Tires claimed seven of the top 10 overall finishers and took home 16 class wins.
For the past three years, BFGoodrich Tires has dominated the Mint 400, also known as “the Great American off-road race.” The tire brand that invented the all-terrain tire category 40 years ago has claimed the last four overall race wins and 34 of the top 40 overall finishes in that span.
BFGoodrich Tires has claimed the overall win in 23 of the last 25 major North American desert races, including 18 of the last 20 in the Best In The Desert series.
he field running the race on its tires, ranging from the Baja T/A KR and Baja T/A KR2 race tire developed for multiple classes (Trick Truck, Class 1000, Class 1500, Class 6100 and the UTV class) to DOT-approved consumer tires like the Mud Terrain T/A KM2 and All-Terrain T/A KO2 tires in lighter vehicle classes.