LAKE FOREST, CA (May 5, 2013) Not only has eight-time champion, Carl Renezeder, swept the first four rounds of races in the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series Pro-4 division in 2013, if you go back to the end of 2012, you'll find that he's on a six race winning streak and has won eight out of the last nine races. That's a pretty serious stat. It's all business when he straps the helmet on and pulls the belts tight, but there's a lighter side to Renezeder that friends, family, crew and fans also find endearing.
It was another hot one here at Las Vegas Motor Speedway this afternoon. Yes, after one trying day in the Nevada desert, the drivers and crews of the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series, presented by GEICO, were back for more punishment here in Round 4 of the 2013 campaign. Yesterday, the newly-revised track helped many of those who had found success in the opening weekend at Firebird to continue their good fortune. Today, however, several drivers who stumbled at some point this weekend came roaring back this afternoon, earning a measure of redemption after one bad circumstance or another. With temperatures climbing even higher than yesterday, nobody had it easy out here, and anyone who met with success truly earned it.
The Las Vegas Motor Speedway, always a popular stop for the drivers and crews of the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series, presented by GEICO, is the host of Rounds 3 and 4 of the 2013 championship. Under the rather warm Nevada sun, the drivers assembled to do battle on a re-vamped track, which cut out the traditional turns four and five, and replaced them with a diagonal, straight line run from turn three up to what was turn six. A nice, sizeable jump was placed just before what is now turn four, so that drivers are still landing into the corner just as they were before, and the new-look layout seems to be working well so far. Many drivers who found success in our opening weekend at Firebird continued their good fortune here, and some clear favorites are already starting to emerge in the fledgling part of this season. The racing was good and exciting all day long, with the usual sprinkling of controversy thrown in as well.
ALL TIMES ARE EASTERN AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE
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