Brock Heger unofficial winner of 2017 Polaris RZR Mint 400 Presented by BFGoodrich Tires Limited Class race

Sunday, March 5, 2017

Brock Heger, 17, of El Centro, Calif., piloting the JV Race Prep Alumi Craft #1074 open wheel buggy, has been named unofficial winner of the Polaris RZR Mint 400 Presented by BFGoodrich Tires Limited Class race earlier today.

Racers took the green flag at dawn, with Class 10 cars doing three laps of the 116-mile course. Heger’s unofficial winning time is 6 hours, eight minutes 54 seconds.

T.J. Tuls, 25, of Clinton, Wisc., driving the #1090 Alumi Craft buggy, crossed the finish line almost two minutes later, clocking an unofficial time of six hours, 10 minutes, 38 seconds.

Roger Starkey, Jr., 33, of Burbank, Calif., is unofficially third with a time of six hours, 11 minutes, three seconds, bringing his #1067 Alumi Craft across the finish line.

Best in the Desert was still reviewing five time penalties which could result in changes when official winners and times are announced.