Rigid’s Torture Team Shined Bright at “Vegas to Reno”


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Rigid Industries LED Lighting Torture Team Members shined bright at the 2014 General Tire “Vegas to Reno” last weekend. Over 535 miles of fun, 304 racers, 40 trick trucks, 44 UTV’s and 28 Ironmen, capped over the exciting weekend in the desert.

Some of the highlights of Vegas to Reno featured Dale Dondel, Harley Letner and Damen Jefferies.

Dale Dondel came in 2nd place in the Class 1400 – Trick Truck at Vegas to Reno.  Dale is the owner of Racing Engineering located in San Jacinto, California. He recently qualified number one overall at the 2014 Mint 400.

Harley Letner is known for his aggressive and fearless driving style that brings fans to their feet and makes competitors green with envy. His aggressive driving earned him a top three finish in the Class 1500 at Vegas to Reno.

Damen Jefferies finished in fourth place in the Class 1500 at Vegas to Reno. Damen’s strong desire to race and his dedication to building and racing off-road cars and trucks are unfolding his life-long dreams. This desire and dedication has has helped him develop a fierce and competitive drive to win. The future is bright for Damen.

Fellow Rigid Industries Torture Team Member Jim Beaver, also was making a hard push towards the front, until his day ended early due to mechanical failure. “Despite running very strong in the early stages of the race, our event did not end up the way we liked,” Jim said. 

Below are the complete results of how the Rigid Industries LED Lighting Torture Team Members finished at Vegas to Reno.

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Class 1400 – Trick Truck

2nd Place – #7 Dale Dondel (San Jacinto, CA) – Racer Engineering, Fortin Racing, Rigid Industries

7th Place – #32 Shawn Croll (Corona, CA) – Grove Lumber, Rigid Industries

Class 1500

3rd Place – #1570 Harley Letner (Orange, CA) – General Tire, King Shocks, Rigid Industries

4th Place – #1521 Damen Jefferies (Apple Valley, CA) – Jeffries Racing, Rigid Industries

9th Place – #1508 Justin Matney (Bristol, TN) – RPM Offroad, BFGoodrich, Rigid Industries

Click here for the complete car/truck/mc/quad/UTV results for the 2014 Vegas to Reno off-road race.

Photos contributed by Race-Dezert.



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