BFGoodrich Tires Mint 400

Official Results

1st Race – 2 Laps

1st Race – 3 Laps

2nd Race

*** All Speeding Penalties have been removed. It was brought to our attention by RacingTrax that the Rain can interfere with the systems and cause issues. To make it fair on everyone we decided to remove all speeding penalties. ***

The BFGoodrich Tires Mint 400 will be March 7-11, 2018.  This Epic Event is an event you don’t want to miss, make sure to save the date!  Check out site or for up to the date info on the Mint 400 schedule of activities, spectator tickets and all upcoming news.  We look forward to seeing our great racers at the BFGoodrich Tires Mint 400 in March 2018!

Wednesday, February 21 2018 – Draw day for start positions, get your entry forms in early!  There is a limit of entries, enter early!  All entry forms received will be logged in by post mark and will be on a wait list.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 – Parade down Las Vegas Blvd

Thursday, March 8, 2018 – Time Trials for Trick Trucks & Class 1500 and Class 6100 (Registration Wednesday Night)

Thursday, March 8, 2018 – Registration, Technical Inspection & Contingency Day 1, Downtown Las Vegas

Friday, March 9, 2018 – Registration, Technical Inspection & Contingency Day 2, Downtown Las Vegas

Saturday, March 10, 2018 – Race Day

Sunday, March 11, 2018 – Awards Presentation, Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino, Downtown Las Vegas

We have Reached our Max Entries for the Mint 400, we do have a wait-list going but it’s getting long. Please know we can not take anymore entries till people start deleting. So if you are entered and can not come PLEASE call us to let us know ASAP! We will try to keep everyone on the Wait-list informed as much as we can. 

Entry Forms Below – Please fill them out and Mail with a check, we do NOT accept Credit Cards! Do not Fax or Email! To hold your Spot in the 2018 Mint 400 you must pay full entry fee, no deposits will be accepted! (you can pay membership at race) 

Time Trial Results

Trick truck/1500

Trick Truck/1500 Penalties


6100 Penalties


BFG – Pit Letter

2018 Ford Performance – 2018 BITD F150 EcoBoost Performance Awards – New for 2018 you MUST register with Ford

1st Letter – General information – more will be posted as we get closer to event.

Draw Order

Entry List – Please get us any additional drivers / codrivers as soon as you can, this will make Registration go faster!!!!



Parade Registration

NV Energy Racer – insurance form for NV Energy.  Please print and bring with you to registration, one (1)  form per team, 1-4 signatures. (posted 2/14/17)

NV Energy Minor Form – MANDATORY for NV Energy, this is a different Minor Form than the one posted below which BITD requires.  THIS FORM IS MANDATORY for any minors to fill out ahead of time, have it NOTARIZED and turn in at Mint registration.  This form will be submitted to NV Energy.  You must submit two (2) Minor forms at reg, 1) BITD, 2) NV Energy.  Thank you!  You are a minor if you are 17 years or younger in Nevada.

BITD Minor Form BOTH forms need to be NOTARIZED and bring with you to registration.  So yes, you will be turning in two (2) different Minor Forms, BOTH need to be NOTARIZED.  (1) BITD Minor form, (1) NV Energy Minor form, both notarized.

“Spectator Parking Passes are handled strictly by The Mint 400, so please do not contact BITD with parking pass/spectating questions.”

Vintage Class – 2018 Vintage Class Rules for the Mint 400

Fire Extinguisher Info – Q: I was wondering how many fire extinguishers do you have to have on the back of a race car?  Answer: You have to have a minimum one 2.5lb or a fire suppression system inside the car and Minimum one 5lb outside the car.  Thank you, Darryl Putman, Best In The Desert Car Truck Technical Inspector (2/23/17)

Helicopter Reg – Registration Form.  The pilot must come to the mandatory meeting at 3 pm at the Golden Nugget/Ballroon, Friday 3/9.  BITD has a NO DRONE policy.

Sunoco Fuel – Order Form

Racing – is Satelitte Tracking, Mandatory for all vehicles, you buy the bracket and rent the unit

BajaPits will be pitting Main Pit, Pit A, Pit B, contact to sign up.  All racers can sign up with Baja Pits.  They are offering a special package to UTV including full pit service and fuel, contact Mary at 619-647-8256 (2/16/17)

Membership Form – 2018, all racers must be a member of Best In The Desert

Pit Crew – re Fueling and some general rules

Pit Crew Form – All Support crews must sign insurance release forms, bring with you to registration so you can get armbands for everyone!

Volunteer Form – 2017 Form – want the best spot in the desert to watch the Mint 400, become a volunteer and help keep the race safe as well as watch some great racing!  We place volunteers in their positions at least 3 weeks early, please send it in early!  By filling out this form you are committing to a full day of helping, so plan on 5 am – 11 pm, thank you!

Vol Ins Form – Please have anyone that is coming to help you at the race sign this form