Monday, September 26, 2011

Fresh Off Their 5th Place Finish at Vegas to Reno, CANIDAE Racing Heads to Inaugural 2011 Robby Gordon SPEED Energy Desert Challenge!

The CANIDAE Pet Foods Off Road Racing team will be one of the inaugural competitors at the first Robby Gordon SPEED Energy Desert Challenge race held this September 29 through October 2 at Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah.

In their previous race at Vegas to Reno this year, the CANIDAE Team drove hard and powered through the rugged terrain to achieve a strong 5th in their class, only 21 seconds off 4th place, and only 7 minutes shy of a podium finish. At the end of the Vegas to Reno race, CANIDAE Racing driver Scott Whipple said, "What an awesome day. We have the best crew who worked together as a team flawlessly." Whipple's comment capped off one of the best performances the team has turned in since entering the Trophy Truck class.

LIVE BLOGGING ANNOUNCEMENT: Race fans can follow the CANIDAE team’s progress before and during the Robby Gordon SPEED Energy Desert Challenge race by visiting for photos and reports direct from the team.

The Robby Gordon SPEED Energy Desert Challenge is a joint effort among NASCAR driver Robby Gordon and Mi7 Events that will be staged on a 900-acre parcel of private property located on the east side of N. Sheep Lane in Tooele, across from Miller Motorsports Park. The race will take place on a 7-mile desert-racing course constructed specifically for this event and will provide spectators with an excellent view of all the action and access to the drivers for autographs... (read more)