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USA 2010: Louis Chamberland wins at the first round of GT Trophylite Series




With the first round of the US-based "2010 General Tire Trophylite race series" in the books a familiar name takes home the first place trophy: Louis Chamberland and his entire Agave Race Team can be proud to have even finished this years very wet Best in the Desert Parker 425. Weather called for a small chance of showers, but as the race headed past the half way point the clouds opened up and the rain came. The weather turned on the 13 Trophylite competitors and turned the Parker Arizona desert into running washes and mud.

Team owner Rick Johnson was pleased with the teams finish and start to the year. "Its great to start the year off with a win, especially at a race as hard as the Parker race has been. I want to thank all of our sponsors that help get us here. I also want to thank Shrek (Matt) for the great prep and navigation."

"Winning our second back to back championship in Trophylite means a lot to all of us. I would like to ask you all to pray for Louis for a speedy recovery and I want to dedicate this win to him. I want to thank Trophylite for the series, support and the $5775 in winnings for this race. Where else can you race and make that kind of money back in off-road?" Said Johnson at the finish line.

Gary Messer and his son Troy pulled off a well deserved 2nd place after an early transmission problem forced them to change the unit out on the first lap. With over an hour of downtime on repairs they set out and were struck by the weather and managed to keep pressing to make the finish line.

"We really wanted to win this race but with our early trouble and this rain it just wasn't our day. We want to congratulate Rick and Louis for the win. After we got the transmission fixed we were making good time but we missed the window before the weather got too bad on the back side of the course so we had to go through running rivers to get here. The truck ran great and I have to thank my son Troy. He really got us here. I may have driven the truck but his efforts and help made it happen for us." commented Messer when asked after the race.

Trophylite is a spec off-road race truck that has its own General Tire Trophylite race series for the off-road community. The Trophylite trucks are spec trucks which means that all of the trucks must use the same parts and are heavily regulated to keep the costs in line. Trophylite has been building and running the race series now for about 3 years and just crowned their most recent series champion Louis Chamberland. For more on Trophylite please visit [ www.trophylite.com ].

2010 General Tire Trophylite Race Series

Round #1 - BITD Blue Water Resort and Casino Parker 425
Feb 4-7th - Parker Arizona

Round #2 - SNORE General Tire Mint 400
March 25-28th - Las Vegas Nevada

Round #3 - BITD Bilek Racing Silver State 300
April 23-25th - TBD

Round #4 - SNORE KC HiLITES Midnight Special
July 29 - 31st - Ridgecrest California

Round #5 - BITD Blue Water Desert Challenge
October 15-17th - Parker Arizona

Round #6 - SNORE Laughlin Rage at the River
December 10-12th - Laughlin Nevada
**No points - dash for the cash race

2010/02/19 | 22:09 CET | Editor: MR/HS/TROPHYLITE











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