GATEWAY, CO: Driven Experiences #6199 truck will be racing the Best in the Desert Vegas to Reno race taking place this Friday August 15th. The truck has been racing the race for three years now, in coordination with Driven Experiences ProBaja Racing program.
This year, Driven Experiences at Gateway Canyons Resort instructor Chuck Dempsey will be driver of record with Erick Jacobs driving the second half. “We are excited to get into the truck and prove the quality and finishing power,” said Chuck Dempsey. “We know where we started with this truck three years ago and are excited at where it is at today.”
Driven Experiences GoPro #6199 will be starting 4th off the line in the 6100 class under driver of record Jacobs/Dempsey on Friday August 15th. Information on the race is at www.bitd.com, with tracking available via www.Race-Dezert.com. TV Coverage of the race will air on NBC Sports October 19th at 5pm EST with multiple re-air times on NBC Sports and MavTV.
This is the 18th running of the Best in the Desert General Tire “Vegas to Reno” presented by Fox, which has been coined “The Longest Off-Road Race in the United States”. With 535 miles of racecourse, 15 pit locations and 304 racers on course, this race is one of the most strategic and well-attended races in the United States.
“We are preparing for our upcoming SCORE Baja 1000 race where Andrew Hendricks, Driven Experiences’ President, Jeff Humberson, Driven Experiences VP and I will be in the truck,” said Chuck Dempsey. “We have a teaser of what is to come with our new moto: ‘Driven to Fight Cancer’ on the rear side panel of the truck for this weekends race. Listen for more about our amazing new relationship that we will be announcing soon!”
Driven Experiences is the only arrive-and-drive school that provides the knowledge and information needed to really understand the profession of sitting behind the wheel of a Pro-Baja Truck. Utilizing the knowledge and know-how of long-time desert racer Chuck Dempsey, clients are properly taught how to navigate jumps, bumps and rough terrain on their 2-mile course located in Gateway, Colorado. In addition, Driven Experiences is now offering offsite options of touring or racing through the Baja or California deserts. The classroom training starts based on any skill level and gains momentum offering the full service opportunity to get into the winners circle.
Gateway Canyon Resort is located an hour Southwest of Grand Junction, named the “Best Adventure Resort in Colorado” by “Best of TV” in 2009. In addition to the Driven Experiences opportunity, additional resort activities include: Dolores River Adventure, Horseback Riding, Off-Road Touring, Air Tours and a complete Gateway Auto Museum.
Race Team Marketing Partners: Driven Experiences, Driven Club, Gateway Canyons, MSP Films, GoPro, Maxima Racing Oils, RSPCT Apparel, KC HiLites, Arctic Cat, Terra Dynamics, Impact MasterCraft Safety, Toyo Tires, Hostyle, Chuck Dempsey Motorsports
Phone Number: 909.331.5626
Email Address: chuck.dempsey@