Nick Carolan takes overall win in Limited Class in Mint 400 unofficial results

Saturday, March 12, 2016

Nick Carolan takes overall win in Limited Class in Mint 400 unofficial results

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Nick Carolan of Tuscon, Arizona took top honors in this morning’s Mint 400 Limited Race with an average speed of 53.146 mph, beating his nearest competitor across the finish line by nearly four minutes, according to unofficial results released by Best in the Desert.

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Carolan, piloting the No. 2406 open wheel buggy running a Ford production 2.0L turbocharged Eco-Boost engine, clocked a 6:09:10 elapsed time, beating out Roger Starkey of Burbank, Calif., who crossed the finish line 3 minutes, 52 seconds later in his No. 1067, taking second overall and first in class.

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Class 10 cars driven by T.J. Tuls, Jason Coleman and Bret Jeffers rounded out the top five, and Class 10 cars took 10 of the first 11 finishes in the morning race, according to the unofficial results.

Class 5 Unlimited VWs driven by John Willard and Mike Belk took 12th and 13th overall.

Unofficial results for the Limited Class morning race:

Class 1000
Roger Starkey
T.J. Tuls
Jason Coleman

Class 2400
Nick Carolan
Ryan Curtis
John Hsu

Class 5000
John Willard
Mike Belk
Blade Hildebrand

UTV Turbo
Branden Sims
Wayne Matlock
Ryan Laidlaw

UTV Pro
Justin Lambert
Kristen Matlock
Benjamin Bischoff

Class 1100
Brad Wilson
Doug Christensen
Bob Elio

Class 6000
Todd Jackson
Jeff Mortis
Edmundo Chantler

Class 2000
Kevin Smith
Ryan Golson
Nathan Martino

Class 3000
Reid Rutherford
Arunas Lekavicius
Lee O’Donnell

UTV Unlimited
David Martinez
Jeff Kary
Jason Farrell

Vintage
Todd Richards
Roger Lovell
Rory Ward

Class 4400
Eric Miramon
Mel Wade III
Casey Currie

Class 11 (Stock Bug)
Alex Rivas Alvarez
Robert C. Johnson
KC Steiner