Team M/T Earns Six LOORRS Podium Spots

August 18th, 2016

Eric Barron; Photo attribution, Tyler West and Icon Vehicle Dynamics

Stow, Ohio – August 18, 2016 – Team M/T landed six podium spots during rounds 11 and 12 of the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series (LOORRS) competition this past weekend at the at Wild West Motorsports Park in Sparks, Nev.

Darren Hardesty, Jr. topped the podium in the Pro Buggy class in round 11 on Mickey Thompson Sportsman S/T tires, with teammate Mike Valentine earning third place. In round 12, Garret George earned the number two spot, and Valentine took third.

In the Pro 4 class, Eric Barron had the fastest lap of the weekend in round 12 with a time of 51.70 seconds on lap six of the qualifier, and also earned second place.

Jeff Hoffman placed third in the Pro Lite class in round 12, racing with Baja ATZP3 tires.

“With only two races left in the season, Team M/T is set for a strong finish,” said Ken Warner, Vice President of Marketing for Mickey Thompson. “Our Pro Buggy racers have been consistently on top of the podium, and we are looking forward to more great racing action.”
Two races remain in the series, with the next race weekend scheduled for Sept. 23-24 at Lake Elsinore Motorsports Park. For complete event coverage and more information about the series, visit