CANIDAE Pet Foods and Tap It Brewing Sponsor the 2014 BitD Silver State 300 May 2-4, 2014
CANIDAE Natural Pet Food Company and California microbrewery Tap It Brewing share the billing again this year as title sponsors of the Best in the Desert Silver State 300 race taking place May 2nd through 4th, in Alamo, Nevada, just north of Las Vegas.
The CANIDAE Pet Foods/Tap It Brewing Silver State 300 features race teams from across the United States competing against each other in multiple classes including the prestigious Trick Truck class where CANIDAE has its own entry, the #95 truck co-driven by Scott Whipple and Scott Gailey.
Registration, tech and contingency will take place on Friday at the Aliante Station Hotel in North Las Vegas. CANIDAE Pet Foods will be on hand during contingency and on race day with samples, coupons and goodies for all racers and fans in attendance.
On Saturday morning racers and support teams will head north on Highway 93 to the town of Alamo and the starting line for the Silver State 300 where racers will compete against each other and the grueling 300 mile course across the Nevada desert. The weekend will wrap up with the CANIDAE Pet Foods/Tap It Brewing Silver State 300 Awards Presentation held at the Aliante Station Hotel on Sunday.
To follow the action, race fans can visit the team's Facebook page at http://on.fb.me/tdHKWZ or canidaeracing.com and follow the Trophy Truck team's progress before, during and after the race with live reports and photos coming in from the field.
Team CANIDAE would like to recognize all of their sponsors for their generous support including: CANIDAE Natural Pet Food Co., Lucas Oil, Tap It Brewing, BFGoodrich Tires, Magnaflow Exhaust, Rigid Industries, Torco Race Fuels, King Off-Road Shocks, Fuel Off-Road Wheels, JE Pistons, Geiser Bros. Design & Development, K&N Air Filters, Racepak, CalTex Freight, McKenzie's Performance Products, Specialty Fasteners, XRP Hoses and Fittings, Norco Tires, GET Performance and RSP Shock Prep.
Fans can find additional information for the Best in the Desert CANIDAE Pet Foods/Tap It Brewing Silver State 300 race at http://bitd.com/item/74-canidae-tap-it-silver-state-300-info.html.
The CANIDAE Top Fuel Sand Drag Team headed to Dome Valley to qualify in the 3rd Annual Dome Valley Top Fuel Shootout. Scott Whipple and the CANIDAE Sand Drag Team are the current world record holders and blew away the competition during this event's qualifying with a blistering pass of 2.24 seconds at 169mph in 300ft. This earned Whipple 1st Place Qualifier and a New Track Record.
After driving to the Best in the Desert Parker 425 race to share driving duties with Scott Gailey in the team's Trophy Truck, Whipple turned back around and returned to Dome Valley for the top fuel sand drag main heat. Whipple and the CANIDAE crew won with a time of 2.25 seconds at 168mph. Meanwhile, back in Parker, Gailey was keeping a great pace lap 3 and brought the truck across the finish line. The CANIDAE Trophy Truck team placed 13th of 34 in their class at the Parker 425 while the team's sand drag crew took defended their title and earned first place... [read more]
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