Mint 400 Wrap-up and Race Weekend with the Kobalt 400 and Boyd Gaming 300

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The Mint 400 off-road race, held just outside Las Vegas, concluded last Saturday evening with a tremendous last minute pass by Las Vegas resident, and second generation off-roader, Rob MacCachren taking home the overall victory, after 15 attempts at the coveted checkered flag. Rob had won everything else there was to win, but the Mint […]

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Legends in Concert 34th Anniversary Show, plus 2017 Mint 400 Kick Off

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I saw a hell-of-a-show the other night.  That’s right, gang, you have never heard me say that of any other show in a very, very long time.   On Thursday, May 5, 1983 I sat in the showroom at the Imperial Palace Hotel (now gone but not forgotten) to watch a new concept show make […]

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In Remembrance of “Best in the Desert” founder Casey Folks and Entertainer Buddy Greco

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The following item was posted on the website operated by the family of my friend of more than 50 years, Casey Folks.  Don’t get me wrong, we were not drinking buddies. Our friendship began when I was creating and promoting the Mint 400 back in the ‘60s. He was still deep into racing motorcycles and […]

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Sgt. Dakota Meyer, Medal of Honor recipient, to race in Mint 400

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Medal of Honor recipient, Sgt. Dakota Meyer, is headed to Las Vegas, NV to race in “The Great American Off-Road Race,” the world famous Mint 400 on March 14th, with the Roberts Racing Team. Dakota will be piloting the Roberts Racing #1588 Class One Car. Dakota earned his Medal of Honor during the battle of Ganjgal […]

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2015 Polaris RZR Mint 400 presented by General Tire

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The 2015 Polaris RZR Mint 400 presented by General Tire will roar through our little village, March 11-15th, and feature a host of spectacular new events. After last year’s massive, record-setting event, (Mint 400 race owners) the Martelli Brothers are once again doubling down on “The Great American Off-Road Race.” The partnership between The Mint […]

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