CANIDAE Natural Pet Foods Off Road Racing Contingency Program

In support of the Off Road Racing Community and Independent Pet Food Retailers

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BITD Mint 400
March 23, 2013

The legendary 2013 Best In The Desert General Tire Mint 400 desert off-road race takes place in Las Vegas, Nevada and includes race trucks, SUVs, Baja bugs, desert buggies, UTVs, off-road race cars, side-X-sides, 4X4s and pickup truck prerunners. Congratulations to the following for their outstanding achievements:

First Place Winners - $100:
Chip Prescott - 1000
James Burman - 7100
Alan Hogan - 7200

Second Place Winners - $50:
David Bolles - 1700
Max Hanberg - 1/2-1600
Jeff Cepelik - 1800

Third Place Winners - 1 bag of CANIDAE:
Dustin Hoffman - 1700
Brandon Berge - 3700

As always, thank you to every competitor who participated in the CANIDAE Natural Pet Foods 2013 Off Road Racing Contingency Program!

BITD Parker 425
February 2, 2013

BITD’s (Best In The Desert) first race of the season in a 6 race series brought record numbers in the Trick Trucks and Class 1500 unlimited buggy’s. Totaling over 80 vehicles including the #95 CANIDAE/TAP IT Trick Truck. Congratulations to the following for their outstanding achievements:

First Place Winners - $100:
Ryan Mattox - 2000
Steve Alexander - 5000
PJ Jones - 6000
Rich Severson - 7100

Second Place Winners - $50:
Max Hanberg - 1/2-1600
Jeff Cepelik - 1800
James Burman - 7100

Third Place Winners - 1 bag of CANIDAE:
Robbie Madison - 2000

As always, thank you to every competitor who participated in the CANIDAE Natural Pet Foods 2013 Off Road Racing Contingency Program!

BITD Henderson
December 1, 2012

The Henderson 250 is the final race of Best in the Desert’s six-race series for 2012. For this race, BITD split up the racers into three groups. The first group consisted of bikes, quads and UTVs that tackled a 45-mile loop three times. The second group included all the limited trucks and buggies that competed on an 80-mile loop twice. The third group was made up of the faster trucks and buggies, including the Trick Trucks and Class 1500 Unlimited Buggies, racing an 80-mile loop three times for the championship. Congratulations to the following for their outstanding achievements:

First Place Winners - $100:
Mike Vernak - 1700
Brandon Berge - 3700
PJ Jones - 6000

Third Place Winners - 1 bag of CANIDAE:
Steve Waters - 1100
Billy Bunch - 3700

As always, thank you to every competitor who participated in the CANIDAE Natural Pet Foods 2012 Off Road Racing Contingency Program!

BITD Blue Water Desert Challenge
October 12-14, 2012

The Blue Water Desert Challenge in Parker, AZ, October 12-14, hosted by the Blue Water Resort & Casino, is the fifth event in the six-race 2012 Best In The Desert "American Off-Road Racing Series". Unlike all of the other Best In The Desert long distance races that are either a long loop race, or a point to point course, as is the Parker "425" or the recent General Tire "Vegas to Reno" courses, the Blue Water Desert Challenge is a 2-day multi-race format that features Best In The Desert’s Car, Truck and UTV classes running both days for combined results to determine the winners.

First Place Winners - $100:
Rick Poole - 1100
Cory Boyer - 2000
John Gould - 3000
Steve Alexander - 5000

Second Place Winners - $50:
Brandon Berge - 3700
PJ Jones - 6000

Third Place Winners - 1 bag of CANIDAE:
Jasper Dyer - 2000
Billy Bunch - 3700
Troy Messer - 6000
David Kincaid - 7200

As always, thank you to every competitor who participated in the CANIDAE Natural Pet Foods 2012 Off Road Racing Contingency Program!

BITD Vegas to Reno
August 18, 2012

This is the 16th year that Best In The Desert has promoted an off-road desert race over 500-miles long from Southern Nevada to Northern Nevada. Starting north of Las Vegas, in Beatty and finishing in Dayton, just south of Reno, the race course traverses 534-miles of the most challenging terrain the great state of Nevada has to offer. From rocky trails dating back to the original “Pony Express” days, to vast silt beds, and climbing to elevations well in excess of 7200 feet, the General Tire “Vegas to Reno” off-road race tests endurance of the two wheeled and four wheeled racers and their machines; and treats them to the most incredible adventure of their lives.

First Place Winners - $100:
Troy Messer - Trophy Lite
Mike Vernak - 1700
Dan Simonson - 3700

Second Place Winners - $50:
PJ Jones - Trophy Lite
Billy Bunch - 3700
Travanon Ash - 1800

Third Place Winners - 1 bag of CANIDAE:
Max Hanberg - 1/2-1600
Alan Hogan - 7200
Scott Sibbald - 1700
Brandon Berge - 3750

As always, thank you to every competitor who participated in the CANIDAE Natural Pet Foods 2012 Off Road Racing Contingency Program!

SCORE Baja 500
June 2, 2012
San Felipe, Baja, Mexico

Over 275 race vehicles started in the 44th Annual Tecate SCORE Baja 500 desert race. The rugged 450-mile course, which runs in a clockwise direction, resembles a deflating balloon, winding east to Ojos Negros, down to near San Felipe, back West to the Pacific Ocean below San Vicente and back north east through Santo Tomas on the way back to Ojos Negros and then Ensenada.

First Place Winners - $100:
Donald Moss - Class 3
Victor Herrera - Class 7

As always, thank you to every competitor who participated in the CANIDAE Natural Pet Foods 2012 Off Road Racing Contingency Program!

BITD CANIDAE Silver State 300
May 5, 2012
Alamo, Nevada

The CANIDAE Pet Foods/Tap It Brewing Silver State 300 features racers from across the Western United States competing against each other in multiple classes including the prestigious Trick Truck class where CANIDAE has its own entry, the #95 truck co-driven by Scott Whipple and Scott Gailey. Congratulations to the following for their outstanding achievements:

First Place Winners - $100:
Fernie Padilla - 2000
Cody Freeman - 1000

Second Place Winners - $50:
Troy Messer - Trophy Lite

Third Place Winners - 1 bag of CANIDAE:
Jason Markham - 2000

As always, thank you to every competitor who participated in the CANIDAE Natural Pet Foods 2012 Off Road Racing Contingency Program!

BITD Mint 400
March 24, 2012
Las Vegas, Nevada

The legendary 2012 Best In The Desert General Tire Mint 400 desert off-road race takes place in Las Vegas, Nevada and includes race trucks, SUVs, Baja bugs, desert buggies, UTVs, off-road race cars, side-X-sides, 4X4s and pickup truck prerunners. Congratulations to the following for their outstanding achievements:

First Place Winners - $100:
Alan Hogan - 7200
Eric Trondale - 1800

Second Place Winners - $50:
John Gould - 3000
Troy Messer - Trophy Lite
Chip Prescott - 1000

Third Place Winners - 1 bag of CANIDAE:
Billy Bunch - 1700P
Mike Sazlauko - 8000
John Lennon - 1200

As always, thank you to every competitor who participated in the CANIDAE Natural Pet Foods 2012 Off Road Racing Contingency Program!

SCORE San Felipe 250
March 10, 2012
San Felipe, Baja California, Mexico

The 2012 SCORE San Felipe 250 desert off-road race is one of the most favored desert off-road races of all. It may not match up to the grand scale and legendary prestige of the Baja 1000, but it makes up for the prominence of the thousand-mile endurance race with the lifestyle that surrounds the azure seas of the sleepy Sea Of Cortez fishing village, which erupts with Baja motorsports fervor at the tail end of its shrimp season. Marking the first Baja race of the SCORE International season, the race delivers a fierce contest of dirt bikes, ATVs, UTVs, Trophy Trucks, race trucks, desert buggies, Baja bugs and off-road race cars.

First Place Winner - $100:
Donald Moss - Class 3

As always, thank you to every competitor who participated in the CANIDAE Natural Pet Foods 2012 Off Road Racing Contingency Program!

BITD Parker 425
February 4, 2012
Parker, Arizona

The 2012 Best in the Desert season starts with the return to Parker, Arizona, for the Parker 425, a 141-mile loop of the best and most brutal terrain Arizona has to offer. This is the 41st time the legendary race has run here in Parker, and it would prove to be tough as ever. Congratulations to the following for their outstanding achievements:

First Place Winners - $100:
Troy Messer - Trophy Lite
Billy Bunch - JeepSpeed 3

Third Place Winners - 1 bag of CANIDAE:
Alan Hogan - 7200

As always, thank you to every competitor who participated in the CANIDAE Natural Pet Foods 2012 Off Road Racing Contingency Program!

SCORE Laughlin
January 14-15, 2012

The 2012 SCORE Laughlin Desert Challenge is what transpires when full-fledged desert race meets what might otherwise be referred to as a short course off-road race, and it all crashes into a colossal crescendo that launches the SCORE International season. Competing in the epic motorsports contest that takes place along side the Colorado River in Laughlin, Nevada are race trucks, desert buggies, Baja bugs and off-road race cars. CANIDAE Natural Pet Foods extends their congratulations to all the race teams sporting the CANIDAE Racing contingency stickers and acknowledges the following for their great showing.


First Place Winners - $100:
Donald Moss - Class 3 (Day 1 & Day 2)
Justin Fisher - Class 7SX

Second Place Winners - $50.00:
Rich Severson - Class 7SX (Day 1 & Day 2)


SCORE Baja 1000
November 18, 2011

SCORE Baja 1000 is an off-road race that takes place on Mexico's Baja California Peninsula. The Baja 1000 is part of the SCORE Championship Desert Racing Series. The Baja 1000 allows various types of vehicle classes to compete on the same course - from such small and large bore motorcycles, stock VW, production vehicles, buggies, Trucks, and custom fabricated race vehicles. The course has remained relatively the same over the years with the majority of events being either a point-to-point race from Ensenada to La Paz, or a loop race starting and finishing in Ensenada. CANIDAE Natural Pet Foods extends their congratulations to all the race teams sporting the CANIDAE Racing contingency stickers and acknowledges the following for their great showing.

First Place Winners - $100:
Donald Moss - Class 3
Tony Miglini - Class 4


Best in the Desert - Blue Water Challenge
October 15, 2011
Parker, AZ

The BlueWater Desert Challenge is the fourth event in the five-race 2011 Best In The Desert American Off-Road Racing Series. Unlike all of the other Best In The Desert long distance races, that are either a long loop race, or a point to point course, as is the Parker 425 or the recent TSCO Vegas to Reno courses, the Blue Water Desert Challenge is a 2-day multi-race format that features Best In The Desert Car, Truck and UTV classes running both days for combined results to determine the winners. CANIDAE Natural Pet Foods extends their congratulations to all the race teams sporting the CANIDAE Racing contingency stickers and acknowledges the following for their great showing.

First Place Winners - $100:
Alan Hogan - 7200 Class
Tony Scott - 1800 Class
Joel Whitted - 1100 Class

Third Place Winners - 1 bag of CANIDAE:
David Kincaid - 7200 Class

LOORS - Surprise, Arizona
September 24th & 25th, 2011

The Lucas Oil Off Road racing Series returns September 24th & 25th for another round. Temperatures were pretty warm in Surprise, Arizona but some high clouds made the temperatures bearable. The crowds thrilled to the sight of their favorite drivers flying through the air and their rooster tails spraying mud and gravel. CANIDAE Natural Pet Foods extends their congratulations to all the race teams sporting the CANIDAE Racing contingency stickers and acknowledges the following for their great showing.

First Place Winners - $100:
Jerry Whelchel - Pro Buggy Unlimited (Sunday)
Quentin Tucker - Limited Buggy (Sunday)
Chad George - Unlimited UTV (Saturday)
John Dempsey - SR1 UTV (Sunday)
Mitchell Dejong - Modified Karts (Saturday)
Shelby Anderson - JR 2 Karts (Saturday)

Second Place Winners - $50.00:
Mike Porter - Pro Buggy Unlimited (Saturday)
John Fitzgerald - Limited Buggy (Sunday)
John Dempsey - SR1 UTV (Saturday)
Mitch Guthrie - Modified Karts (Sunday)
Chad Graham - JR 2 Karts (Sunday)

Third Place Winners - 1 bag of CANIDAE:
Drew Britt - Super Lite (Sunday)
Mike Porter - Pro Buggy Unlimited (Sunday)
Hans Waage - Unlimited UTV (Saturday & Sunday)
Doug Mittag - SR1 UTV (Saturday)
Myles Cheek - JR 2 Karts (Saturday)
Travis Pecoy - JR 1 Karts (Saturday)
Darren Hardesty - JR 1 Karts (Sunday)



The Best in the Desert - Vegas to Reno Off-Road Race
August 19th, 2011

The Best in the Desert Vegas to Reno Off-Road Race brought more than 1,000 people through 16 rural Nevada communities and over 500 miles of BLM desert last weekend. The 549 mile race started in Beatty, NV, just northwest of Las Vegas, NV and ended in Dayton, NV just south of Reno, NV. CANIDAE Natural Pet Foods extends their congratulations to all the race teams sporting the CANIDAE Racing contingency stickers and acknowledges the following for their great showing.

First Place Winners - $100:
Mike Bilek - 3000 Class

Second Place Winners - $50.00:
Travis Carpenter - 4400 Class
Alan Hogan - 7200 Class
John Helton - 1700 Class
Clint Malburg - 1800 Class

Third Place Winners - 1 bag of CANIDAE:
Dan Werle - 8000 Class
Michael La Paglia - 1000 Class

LOORS Glen Helen, CA
August 6-7, 2011

The Lucas Oil’s Off Road Racing Series returned to the Glen Helen Raceway in San Bernardino, California for an exciting night of spectacular racing under the lights. Race-goers enjoyed the balmy evening temperatures as nighttime off-road racing returned to southern California. To the delight of the packed crowds, drivers threw caution to the winds in pursuit of the top step of the podium. CANIDAE Natural Pet Foods extends their congratulations to all the race teams sporting the CANIDAE Racing contingency stickers and acknowledges the following for their great showing over the weekend.

First Place Winners - $100:
Chad George - Super Lite (Sunday)
Justin Smith - Pro Buggy Unlimited (Sunday)
Curt Geer - Limited Buggy (Saturday)
Mitchell Dejong - Modified Karts (Saturday)
Myles Cheek - Jr. 2 Karts (Saturday, Sunday)

Second Place Winners - $50.00:
Mike Porter - Pro Buggy Unlimited (Saturday)
Quentin Tucker - Limited Buggy (Saturday)
Curt Geer - Limited Buggy (Sunday)
Code Rahders - SR1 UTV (Sunday)
Mitch Guthrie - Modified Karts (Saturday)
Mitchell Dejong - Modified Karts (Sunday)
Brock Heger - Jr. 2 Karts (Saturday)
Paige Porter - Jr. 2 Karts (Sunday)
Wolfgang Ries - Jr. 1 Karts (Saturday)
Eliott Watson - Jr. 1 Karts (Sunday)

Third Place Winners - 1 bag of CANIDAE:
Chris Brandt - Pro Lite Unlimited (Saturday)
Chad George - Super Lite (Saturday)
Mike Porter - Pro Buggy Unlimited (Sunday)
Code Rahders - SR1 UTV (Saturday)
Paige Porter - Jr. 2 Karts (Saturday)
Eliott Watson - Jr. 1 Karts (Saturday)
Travis Pecoy - Jr. 1 Karts (Sunday)

Congratulations to all the racers and teams that competed in this event and make sure you sign up for your chance for CANIDAE Pet Foods cash and prizes at the next LOORS, SCORE, BITD, SNORE, MORE race you enter. There is no purchase necessary and we support all classes. Come on and join the CANIDAE family.


LOORS - Miller Motorsports Park
June 25, 2011
Tooele, Utah

After the inaugural Lucas Oil Off-Road race last year at Miller Motorsports Park, the series returned to Tooele, Utah for round two. Many drivers raved about the first class facilities, helping to create a first class weekend of racing. CANIDAE Natural Pet Foods extends their congratulations to all the race teams sporting the CANIDAE Racing contingency stickers and acknowledges the following for their great showing over the weekend.

In the Pro 4 Unlimited class, Kyle Leduc of Beaumont, California took home the $100 first prize for the Saturday heat and the second place prize of $50 for his second place showing on Sunday.

The Pro Lite Unlimited division saw one CANIDAE Contingency winner. In the Saturday heat races, Chris Brandt of Council Bluffs, Iowa took home the third place prize of CANIDAE All Life Stages Formula. In Sunday's races, Chris Brandt took the first place contingency of $100 for taking home the checkered.

In the Super Lite class, Chad George of Rialto, California took home the third place prize of a 35lb. bag of CANIDAE All Life Stages Formula for his third place showing in Saturday's heat races. On Sunday, Dawson Kirchner of Fountain Valley, California took home the third place prize for his third place finish.

Justin Smith of Capistrano Beach, California and Mike Porter of Yorba Linda, California had a great weekend in the Pro Buggy Unlimited class. Justin took home the first place prize of $100 in Saturday's heat races, with Mike Porter taking home the second place prize of $50.00. On Sunday, Justin took home the second place contingency prize of $50.00, with Mike taking home the third place prize of CANIDAE Dog Food.

In the Limited Buggy class, Quentin Tucker of Imperial, California took home the first place CANIDAE contingency prize of $100 for taking the checkered flag in the Saturday races. On Sunday, two Canidae contingency racers, John Fitzgerald of La Vista, Nebraska and Curt Geer of San Dimas, California took home the first place and third place prizes, respectively.

In the SR1 UTV class, two Canidae contingency racers, Doug Mittag of Temecula, California and John Demsey of Encinitas, California both did quite well in Sunday's heat races. Doug took the first place contingency prize of $100 and John took home the third place prize of a 35lb. bag of CANIDAE All Life Stages Formula.

Finally, in the Karting classes, CANIDAE was represented well on both days. In the Modified Kart classes, on Saturday Mitchell Dejong of Temecula, California took home the second place prize of $50.00. On Sunday, Scotty Steele of Peoria, Arizona took home the third place contingency prize of CANIDAE Natural Dog Food. In the Jr. 2 Kart class, Brock Heger of El Centro took home the second place prize of $50.00 and Max Ries of Pomona, California took home the third place showing in Saturday's heat races. On Sunday, Brock Heger again took the second place prize of $50.00, while Myles Cheek of Yorba Linda, California took home the third place prize of a 35lb. bag of CANIDAE All Life Stages Formula. In the Jr. 1 Kart class, Eliott Watson took home the first place prize of $100.00 on both Saturday and Sunday with Darren Hardesty taking home the third place prize of a 35lb. bag of CANIDAE All Life Stages Formula on Sunday.

CANIDAE Natural Pet Food thanks all the teams who proudly display their CANIDAE Racing stickers and we look forward to your continuing success.

 

"Best In The Desert" Bilek Silver State 300
April 30, 2011
Las Vegas, Nevada

Perfect weather greeted the racers for this year's Bilek Silver State 300, which had a record turnout of 225 racers for this year's Vegas to Reno race. This year's race featured two Navy Seals (ironically on the same day their fellow comrades were engaged in their raid on Osama Bin Laden) as participants in the Ironman Expert class, who rode side by side for the entire length of the race.

CANIDAE would like to extend congratulations to the following racers for their outstanding achievements and their support of CANIDAE Natural Pet Food:

In the Pro Lite Unlimited class, Chris Brandt of Council Bluffs, Iowa took home the second place prize of $50 for his second place showing in Saturday's heat, and took home the third place prize of a 35lb. bag of CANIDAE All Life Stages Formula.

In the Super Lite class, Jerry Whelchel of Portola Hills, California had an impressive weekend, taking home the 2nd place prize of $50 for his Saturday showing, and taking home the first place prize of $100 for his Sunday showing. Justin Smith of Capistrano Beach, California took home the second place contingency prize for his second place showing.

Curt Geer of San Dimas, California had a great weekend in the Limited Buggy class, taking home the first place prize for Saturday's heat and the second place prize of $50.00 for his second place showing on Sunday. Quentin Tucker of Imperial, California also had very respectable showings each day, taking home the second place prize of $50.00 in the Saturday heat and the third place prize of CANIDAE Natural Dog Food for his third place showing on Sunday. John Fitzgerald of La Vista, California took home the first place prize for his win on Sunday.

In the SR1 UTV class, Code Rahders of Alpine, California had a big weekend, taking home the first place contingency prize for his first place showings on Saturday and Sunday. John Dempsey of Encinitas, California won the third place prize of a 35lb. bag of CANIDAE Natural Dog Food for his third place showing on Sunday.

In the Modified Kart class, Mitch Guthrie Jr. of Glendora, California had a great weekend, winning the 1st place prize for Saturday's event and the second place prize for Sunday's heat race, swapping with Mitchell Dejong of Temecula, California, who took home the second place prize on Saturday and the first place prize of $100 for his win on Sunday. Blake Lenk of Costa Mesa took home the 3rd place contingency prize for his third place showing in Saturday's heat race.

In Saturday's heat races in the Jr. 2 Karts, Chad Graham of Canyon Lake, California won the first place contingency prize of $100, Riley Herbst of Hesperia, California took home the second place prize and Maxwell Ries of Pomona, California received the third place contingency prize. In Sunday's heat races, Paige Porter of Yorba Linda, California took home the third place prize of a 35lb. bag of CANIDAE Natural Dog Food.

In the Jr. 1 Karts class, Elliot Watson of El Centro, California won the first place contingency prize of $100, while Preston Roben of Imperial, California took home the second place prize and Wolfgang Ries received the third place contingency prize for their showings in Saturday's heat races. In the Sunday event, Travis Pecoy of Yorba Linda won the first place contingency prize for his win and Preston Roben followed up his second place showing on Saturday with a third place contingency prize of CANIDAE Dog Food for his showing.

In the 8000 class, Dan Werle of Gilbert, Arizona received the third place prize a 35lb. bag of CANIDAE Dog Food, while Pat Moore of Parker, Arizona took home the second place prize of $50.00.

 

"Best in the Desert" Parker 425
February 5, 2011
Parker, Arizona

Held on the banks of the beautiful Colorado River in Parker, Arizona, this race is always extremely popular with competitors and spectators alike. This year produced record entries of more than 30 teams in the elite Trick Truck (aka Trophy Truck) class and almost 300 other cars and trucks in 20 different classes.

Congratulations to the following for their outstanding achievements:

Coming in first in the 7200 class, Alan Hogan of Columbus, MT was awarded $100. Troy Messer (Trophy Lite) and John Webster (8100 class) placed 3rd in their respective classes. Messer hails from Kingman, AZ while Webster made the journey from Gilroy, CA. Each will receive a 35 lb. bag of CANIDAE All Life Stages Formula.

As always, thank you to every competitor who participated in the CANIDAE Pet Foods 2011 Off Road Racing Contingency Program!

LOORS
Las Vegas, Nevada
November 6-7, 2010

The Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series, presented by Geico Motorsports, moved into Las Vegas, Nevada for Round 14 of the racing season. The race weekend, sponsored by E3 Spark Plugs, brought some drivers closer to securing their championship position, while others saw their championship hopes disappear.

In the Super Lite class on Saturday, Kyle Leduc of San Bernadino, California received the second place prize of $50.00. In the Pro Buggy Unlimited class, Bobby Pecoy of Yorba Linda, California was awarded a 35 lb. bag of CANIDAE All Life Stages Formula.

In the Limited Buggy class, Curt Geer of San Dimas, California had a late race charge that led to a 3rd place finish on Sunday, earning him a 35lb. bag of CANIDAE Dog Food. In the Unlimited UTV class,

Robert Vanbeekum of Mesa, Arizona swept the weekend in the Unlimited UTV class, receiving the first place $100 prize for his wins on Saturday and Sunday. In the UTV SR1 class, Doug Mittag from Temecula, California received the third place prize of CANIDAE dog food. Tyler Herzog of Mesa, Arizona took home a second and third place prize for his showings over the weekend, $50.00 and a 35lb. bag of CANIDAE All Life Stages Pet Food.

In the Modified Kart class, Mitchell DeJong of Temecula, the points leader going into Saturday, was awarded a 3rd place prize of CANIDAE Dog Food for his weekend performance, and received enough points on Sunday to clinch the Modified Kart title.

In the JR2 Kart class, Chad Graham of Canyon Lake, California received two prizes for the weekend, a second place prize of $50 for his Saturday finish, followed by a 1st place prize of $100 for his win on Sunday. Paige Porter received the first place prize of $100 for his Saturday win. Max Ries of Pomona, California received the third place prize of a 35 lb. bag of CANIDAE All Life Stages Formula for his Sunday showing.

Finally, in the JR1 Kart class, Brock Heger of El Centro, California swept the weekend for 1st place, with first place prize wins on Saturday and Sunday. Cole Mamer of Holtville, California was a double winner as well, receiving a second and third place prize.

 

"Best In The Desert" Blue Water Desert Challenge
Parker, Arizona
October 15-17, 2010

The Blue Water Desert Challenge, hosted by the Blue Water Resort and Casino, was held October 15-17th in Parker Arizona. This multi-day event at the 27 mile long course has been described as "an off-road racer's Disneyland" as different segments are given colorful names like John Wayne's Gorge, The Matterhorn, The New Thunder Alley and The Snake Pit, including a wide variety of tough terrain.

In the Trophy lite class, Troy Messer of Kingman, Arizona took home the 2nd place $50 prize with Gary Messer taking the 3rd place prize of a 35 lb. bag of CANIDAE All Life Stages Formula. Rich Severson of Tucson, Arizona, was awarded a 3rd place prize of CANIDAE Dog Food in the 7100 class. In the 1000 class, Kevin Ellis of Menifee, California took home the first place prize of $100. Finally, BJ Baldwin of Las Vegas, Nevada was awarded the 2rd place prize of $50.00 for his second place win.

CANIDAE Pet Foods congratulates all our contingency winners and thanks them for their support of CANIDAE Natural Pet Foods and Responsible Pet Ownership.

 

SNORE 250
Pahrump, Nevada
October 1-3, 2010

The Southern Nevada Off-Road Enthusiasts (SNORE) held the 250 mile SNORE 250 on Saturday, October 2, 2010. The race began in Johnnie and finished in Pahrump, Nevada, at the Nugget Hotel and Casino. CANIDAE Pet Food awarded their first, second and third prizes to a variety of racing classes, consisting of $100, $50 and a 35 lb. bag of CANIDAE All Life Stages Formula.

Rodney Colbert of Las Vegas, Nevada took home the first prize in Class 10, while Darin Anderson, also from Las Vegas, Nevada, took home the second place prize in the 1600 class.

In the 18 Class, Chuck Harvey of Boulder City, Nevada received the first place prize, with Kirk Hadley of Las Vegas, Nevada receiving the third place prize of a 35 lb. bag of CANIDAE All Life Stages Formula.

Justin Davis of Chino Hills, California was the second place winner in the 3000 class, followed by Barry Clint of Lake Elsinore, California taking home the third place prize.

In the Limited Sportsman class, John Reber of Las Vegas, Nevada received the $100 First Place Prize.

In Class 8 competition, Mike Szlauko of Tucson, Arizona was awarded the first place prize of $100, followed by Rick Harrah of Las Vegas, Nevada, who received the second place prize of $50.00. Cody Rash of Chino Hills, California received the second place prize in Class 9.

Michael Brenner of San Diego, California took home the first place prize of $100 in the Stock Bug class. In the VORE class, Karman Cusack received the $100 first prize, with Jim Johnson of Lafayette, Colorado taking home the second prize of $50.00, followed by Arturo Benevides of Laredo, Texas taking home the third place prize of a 35 lb. bag of CANIDAE All Life Stages Formula.

The final awards of the weekend went to the 1450 Class, with Eric Ludian of Las Vegas, Nevada taking home the first place prize and Mark Slater of Chino Hills, California being awarded the second place prize. CANIDAE Natural Pet Foods congratulates all our contingency prize winners for their wins, as well as their on-going support of CANIDAE and Responsible Pet Ownership.

 

SCORE

SCORE Terrible's Primm Race
September 14, 2010

In Class 7, Dan Chamblee of Carpenteria, California received the first place prize of $100.

 

MOOR

MOOR / CRANDON Fall Race
September 4-5, 2010

The World Championship Weekend at Crandon International Off road Speedway was held in Crandon, Wisconsin over the Labor Day weekend. The Chicagoland race created a buzz when NASCAR Driver Kyle Bush competed and the excitement of this race weekend is the appearance of multi-series driver Robby Gordon.

In the Super Stock Truck category, Scott Beauchamp received a $100 First Prize and $50 for his second place finish. Mitch Door received a $100 first place and a voucher for a 35lb bag of CANIDAE Natural Pet Food for his third place finish. Additionally, Eric Ruppel received two contingency prizes for the weekend, $50 for a second place finish and a voucher for a 35lb bag of CANIDAE Pet Food.

The Super Buggy class had a wide variety of winners of the CANIDAE Contingency prize. Scott Schwalbe won two 3rd place prizes for his third place wins of vouchers for CANIDAE Pet Food. Other dual prize winners in the Super Buggy Class were Colton Greaves, with two $100 first place prizes, Mark Steinhardt with a 1st place win and a 2nd place win, and John Fitzgerald, also with a first and second place contingency prize. Other winners were Steven Kreiman with a $50 second place, John Frana with a second place prize, and Jeff Villemure and Brad Erickson with a voucher for a 35lb bag of CANIDAE Pet Food for their third place showings.

Finally, in the Limited 2 class, Ben Wandahsega took home the $100 first place contingency prize, Mike Vanden Heuvel received a second place prize and Rhonda Konitzer and Don Williams took home third place vouchers for CANIDAE Pet Food.

 

LOORS

MORR Bark River #2
August 14-15, 2010

The second race of the year at the Bark River International Raceway completes Round 9 & 10 of the Traxxas TORC series, a track known for being hard on equipment and drivers. Recent changes to the 1.5 mile track added more technical challenges, including a "rhythm section", a series of short and choppy jumps that punished teams who had not had their setup's quite right. As in the previous race at Bark River, CANIDAE presented first, second and third place awards to teams in the CANIDAE Off-Road Contingency Awards program.

Round 9

In the Enduro class, Chris Bowser of Iron River, Montana took the top prize of $100, improving upon his second place showing in the previous Bark River event. Matthew Ives of Stephenson, Michigan took the second place prize of $50.00. Dale Chestnut of Verona, Wisconsin received the $100 first place prize in the Classix class. Jeremy Forbes of Hortonville, Wisconsin received the third place prize of a 35 lb. bag of CANIDAE All Life Stages Formula.

In the Light Buggy class, Matt Gerald of Appleton, Wisconsin took home the first place award, with Chad Dewall of Shiaton, Wisconsin taking home the third place award of 35 lbs. bag of CANIDAE Pet Food. John Fitzgerald of La Vista, Nebraska was awarded the first place prize in the Single Buggy class, with Brad Erickson of Wilson, Michigan receiving the 2nd place prize of $50. Mark Steinhardt of Rhinelander, Wisconsin rounded out the awards with a 3rd place prize of a 35 lb. bag of CANIDAE All Life Stages Formula for his showing.

John Frana of Loves Park, Illinois was awarded the first prize in the Super Buggy class, with Bob Klaus of Freehold, New Jersey taking home the 2nd place prize of $50 and Scott Schwalbe of Rhinelander, Wisconsin receiving the third place prize of CANIDAE All Life Stages Formula Dog Food.

In the Super Stock Truck class, Mitch Dorr of Rockford, Illinois was awarded the 2nd place contingency prize and Don Demeny of Abrams, Wisconsin took home the third place award of CANIDAE Pet Food. Finally, in the Limited 2 class, Mike Vanden Heuvel was awarded the first place prize and Ron Schreiner of Hudson, Wisconsin received the third place prize of a 35 lb. bag of CANIDAE All Life Stages Formula.

Round 10

In the weekend's final round and the final weekend of the year at Bark River Raceway, Bob Berkholz of Iron Mountain, Michigan took home the first place award in the Enduro class. Round 9 Enduro contingency winner Chris Bowser finished the weekend with a 2nd place contingency award of $50, and Matthew Ives of Stephenson, Michigan rounded out the class with a 3rd place award. In the Classix class, the sole winner of the contingency award was Dale Chestnut, receiving the 2nd place prize.

In the Light Buggy class, Matt Gerald of Appleton, Wisconsin received the 1st place award, while Todd Lemke of Sobieski, Wisconsin came home with the third place award of a 35 lb. bag of CANIDAE All Life Stages Formula. In the Single Buggy class, John Fitzgerald of La Vista, Nebraska was awarded the 1st place contingency award, followed by Mark Stewinhardt of Rhinelander, Wisconsin in second place. Jeff Villemure of Beverly Hills, Michigan took home the third place prize of CANIDAE Dog Food.

Scott Schwalbe, third place winner in Round 9, took home the top prize in the Super Buggy class and $100.00, followed by John Frana of Loves Park, Illinois, who received the second place prize. Steve Kreiman of Wilmette, Illinois rounds out the class with the third place prize.

In the Super Stock Truck class, home town boy Scott Beauchamp of Bark River, Michigan took the 1st place award over Eric Ruppel of Chetek, Wisconsin, who took the second place award. Second place winner in the Enduro class, Chris Bowser, received the third place award and a a 35 lb. bag of CANIDAE All Life Stages Formula.

The final CANIDAE Contingency Award winners for the weekend were awarded to competitors in the Limited 2 class. Mike Vanden Heuvel of Appleton, Wisconsin received the top prize of $100, while Dan Baudoux of Hemlock, Michigan brought home the second place prize of $50. Rhonda Konitzer of Oconto Falls, Wisconsin received the 3rd place prize of a 35 lb. bag of CANIDAE All Life Stages Formula for her showing in the class.

CANIDAE congratulates all our winners and is greatly appreciative of their support for CANIDAE Natural Dog Food.

 

LOORS Glen Helen, California
August 7-8, 2010

The Lucas Off-Road Racing Series returned again to a new track at the Glen Helen Raceway. In front of a sold out crowd, the teams needed to readjust previous race setups to get maximum advantage over their fellow racers.

In the Pro 4 Unlimited class, Kyle Leduc of Beaumont, California took home the 2nd place prize of $50 on the first day of competition and the first place prize of $100 on the second day of competition. For the Pro 2 Unlimited class, Ricky Johnson of Temecula, California took home the 3rd place prize of a 35 lb. bag of CANIDAE All Life Stages Formula.

Chris Brandt of Council Bluffs, competing in the Pro Lite Unlimited class, took home a second place prize of $50. Colton Greaves of Abrams, Wisconsin scored a double win in the Super Lite class, winning the first place prize of $100 on the first day of competition and a second place prize of $50 on the second day.

In the Limited Buggy class, John Fitzgerald of La Vista, Nebraska took home the first place prize of $100 on the first day of competition. In the Unlimited UTV class, Austin Kimbrell scored a double win, with a 1st place award on the first day of competition and a 3rd place prize of a 35 lb. bag of CANIDAE All Life Stages Formula on the final day; Robert Vanbeekum of Ojai, California took home the 2nd place prize of $50.00.

Code Rahders of Alpine, California received the 1st place prize on the first day in the SR1 UTV class, while Gary Thompson received the 3rd place prize of CANIDAE Natural Pet Food.

In the Modified Karts class, Mitchell Dejong of Temecula scored a double win, taking home the 1st place prize of $100 on the first day of competition and the 2nd place prize of $50 on the final day of competition. Blake Lenk of Newport Beach, California received the third place prize of of a 35 lb. bag of CANIDAE All Life Stages Formula.

In the Jr 2 Carts series, Shelton Creed of Alpine, California was awarded the 2nd place prize of $50, while Maxwell Ries of Pomona, California received the 3rd place award of CANIDAE Pet Food for his performance. Finally, in the Jr 1 Karts class, Brock Heger of El Centro, California scored a double win for the weekend, taking home the 2nd place prize of $50 on the first day of competition and scoring the first place prize of $100 on the last day of competition.

CANIDAE Natural Pet Foods congratulates all of the winners of the CANIDAE Contingency Awards for the Glen Helen weekend and thank everyone for actively supporting CANIDAE and Responsible Pet Ownership.

 

SNORE KC Hi Lites Midnight Special
July 31, 2010

The Southern Nevada Off-Road Enthusiasts (SNORE) KC Hi Lites Midnight Special is a 250 mile race in Ridgecrest, California, offering multiple class racing, including Unlimited and Unlimited Trucks, 10, 12, 18, 1450, and 1600 classes. Starting during the day and ending at night, the course offers many types of challenges to cars and drivers, from rough and rocky sections to flat-out, pedal down straights.

CANIDAE Natural Pet Foods was represented by a variety of race teams, and was proud to present the following drivers with the CANIDAE Off-Road Contingency Awards. In the 18 Class, Chuck Harvey from Boulder City, Nevada took home the $100 1st prize, while Mark Bass of Las Vegas, Nevada took home the 2nd place prize of $50.00. In the Trophy lite class,

In the 1600 class, Mike Norris of Hesperia, California took home the 1st place prize of $100, with Brandyn Kaylor taking home the $50 second place prize. In class 7, Jeff Harrison of Pinetop, Arizona takes home the second place prize.

In the Limited Sportsman class, John Houlton of Las Vegas, Nevada received the $100 first place prize and Cassidy Ziegler of North Las Vegas, Nevada took home the third place prize of a 35 lb. bag of CANIDAE All Life Stages Formula. In the Unlimited Sportsman class, Trey Piersall of Poway, California took home the second place prize of $50.00.

 

MORR Oshkosh Race, Wisconsin
July 24-25, 2010

The MORR Series at the Oshkosh Speed zone brought together the best PRO-2 drivers from the United States and Canada. Despite weather issues, the standing room only crowds were treated to great door to door racing. CANIDAE Natural Pet Foods Contingency Awards were presented to drivers for both Round 7 and Round 8.

Round 7

In the Enduro class, Brock Smith from Bark River, Michigan took home the $100 1st place prize, with Chris Bowser of Iron River, Montana being awarded the $50 2nd place prize. Bob Berkholz received the 3rd place prize of a 35 lb. bag of CANIDAE All Life Stages Formula.

The second place prize of $50 in the Classix class went to Dale Chestnut of Verona, Wisconsin while Jeremy Forbes of Hortonville, Wisconsin received the 3rd place prize of a 35 lb. bag of CANIDAE All Life Stages Formula.

In the Light Buggy class, the third place prize of a 35 lb. bag of CANIDAE All Life Stages Formula went to Craig Paitl of Coleman, Wisconsin. In the Single Buggy class, Jeff Villemure of Beverly Hills, Michigan received the 1st prize award of $100, while Brad Erickson of Wilson, Michigan received the $50 2nd prize; John Fitzgerald of La Vista, Nebraska took home the 3rd place prize of a 35 lb. bag of CANIDAE All Life Stages Formula.

Bob Klaus of Freehold, New Jersey won the 1st place prize of $100 in the Super Buggy class. The second place prize of $50 was awarded to Steve Kreiman of Wilmette, Illinois and Colton Greaves of Abrams, Wisconsin took home the the 3rd place prize of a 35 lb. bag of CANIDAE All Life Stages Formula.

The 1st place award for the Super Stock Truck was awarded to Eric Ruppel of Chetek, Wisconsin, while Mitch Dorr of Rockford, Illinois received the 2nd place prize of $50, and Scott Beauchamp of Bark River, Michigan received the 3rd place award of a 35 lb. bag of CANIDAE All Life Stages Formula.

In the Limited 2 class, Mike Vanden Heuvel of Appleton, Wisconsin received the 1st place award, with Dan Baudoux of Hemlock, Michigan received the $50 2nd place prize. Michael Baker of Shannon, Illinois received the 3rd place prize of CANIDAE Pet Food.

In the final class of the day, the first place prize in the Formula 4x4 class was awarded to Brad Lamarche of Stanley, Wisconsin. The second place prize of $50 went to Ben Passa of Mindoro, Wisconsin while the 3rd place prize of a 35 lb. bag of CANIDAE All Life Stages Formula was awarded to Don Koehler of Neenah, Wisconsin.

Round 8

In the Enduro class, the winners were identical to the winners in Round 7 with the 1st place prize was awarded to Brock Smith of Bark River, Michigan. Chris Bowser of Iron River, Montana taking home the second place prize of $50, and Chris Bowser of Iron River, Montana taking home the third place prize.

However, there were new winners in the Classix class. Bill Wilson of Crandon, Wisconsin took home the first place prize of $100 and Jeremy Forbes of Hortonville, Wisconsin, like with the previous round, won the second place prize of $50.

In the Light Buggy class, one 3rd place prize of a 35 lb. bag of CANIDAE All Life Stages Formula was awarded to Bryan Holtger of Coleman, Wisconsin. In the Single Buggy class, John Fitzgerald of La Vista, Nebraska received the 1st place award of $100, with Jeff Villemure of Beverly Hills, Michigan taking home the second prize of $50. Brad Erickson of Wilson, Michigan took home the third place prize of a 35 lb. bag of CANIDAE All Life Stages Formula.

The first place prize in the Super Buggy class went to Steve Kreiman of Wilmette, Illinois, the prior day's second place winner. The first place winner from Round 7, Bob Klaus of Freehold, New Jersey, took home the 2nd place prize in Round 8. Scott Schwalbe of Rhinelander, Wisconsin received the 3rd place prize of CANIDAE Pet Food.

In the Super Stock Truck class, Scott Beauchamp of Bark River, Michigan took home the $100 first place prize, with Mitch Dorr of Rockford, Illinois taking home the 2nd place prize. The third place prize of a 35 lb. bag of CANIDAE All Life Stages Formula was awarded to Eric Ruppel of Chetek, Wisconsin.

Michael Baker of Shannon, Illinois took home the first place prize in the Limited 2 class, with Rhonda Konitzer of Oconto Falls taking home the $50 second place prize. Bob Gremler of Merrill, Wisconsin took home the third place prize.

Finally, in the Formula 4x4 class, Brad Lamarche of Stanley, Wisconsin won the first place award of $100, with Ben Passa of Mindoro, Wisconsin receiving the 2nd place prize and Dave Miah of Bellville, Michigan taking home the third place prize of a 35 lb. bag of CANIDAE All Life Stages Formula.

CANIDAE Natural Pet Foods would like to thank all the drivers and teams for supporting CANIDAE and we congratulate all the winners.


MORR Bark River #1 Race, Michigan
July 10-11, 2010

The first race of the Traxxas TORC Series Bark Park brings several different classes to the 1.5 mile off-road dirt course in Bark River, Michigan. As one of the most challenging tracks on the TORC series, the only professional off-road racing event in northern Michigan, drivers often reach 90 mph. CANIDAE Pet Foods appreciates the teams who proudly wear the CANIDAE Racing contingency and who support Responsible Pet Ownership and proudly announce this year's winners of the CANIDAE Off-Road Contingency for Round 5 and Round 6 of the Bark River race.

Round Five

In the Enduro class, Brock Smith of Bark River, Michigan received the 1st place prize of $100. Chris Bowser of Iron River, Michigan took the second prize of $50.00 and Matthew Ives of Stephenson, Michigan took the 3rd place prize of a 35 lb. bag of CANIDAE All Life Stages Formula.

In the Classix class, Dale Chestnut of Verona, Wisconsin took home the first place prize of $100. In the Light Buggy class, Greg Stingle of Black Creek, Wisconsin took home the first prize of $100, while Bill Kortens, also from Black Creek, took home the 2nd place prize of $50.

In the Single Buggy class, Mark Steinhardt of Rhinelander, Wisconsin took home the first place prize and Brad Erickson of Wilson, Michigan took home the second prize. Travis Dinsmore of Paris, Ontario Canada received a 35 lb. bag of CANIDAE All Life Stages Formula for his third place prize.

John Frana of Loves Park, Illinois took home the 1st place prize of $100 in the Super Buggy class, with Colton Greaves taking home the second place prize of $50 and Steven Kreiman took home the third place prize of a 35 lb bag of CANIDAE All Life Stages Formula.

In the Super Stock Truck class, the first place prize of $100 went to Dan Beauchamp of Escanaba, Michigan, with Mitch Dorr of Rockford, Illinois taking home the second place prize and Scott Beauchamp of Bark River, Michigan taking home a voucher for a bag of CANIDAE All Life Stages Formula for his third place prize.

Mike Vanden Heuvel of of Appleton, Wisconsin won the first prize of $100 for the Limited 2 class, with Rhonda Konitzer of Oconto Falls, Wisconsin taking home the second place prize of $50 and Michael Baker of Shannon, Illinois taking home the third place prize of a free 35 lb. bag of CANIDAE All Life Stages Formula.

Round 6

In the Enduro class, Matthew Ives from Stevenson, Michigan took home the first prize of $100, with Chris Bowser of Iron River, Montana taking home the 2nd place prize of $50.00. Matt Dale of Skandia, Michigan took the third place prize of a 35 lb. bag of CANIDAE All Life Stages Formula.

Dale Chestnut of Verona, Wisconsin took home the $100 1st place prize for the Classix class. In the Light Buggy class, Greg Stingle of Black Creek, Wisconsin was awarded the 1st place $100 prize, with Bill Kortens, also from Black Creek, taking home the $50 2nd place award.

In the Single Buggy class, Brad Erickson of Wilson, Michigan received the 1st place prize, followed by Mark Steinhardt from Rhinelander, Wisconsin receiving the second place $50 prize. The first place prize in the Super Buggy class went to Steve Kreiman of Wilmette, Illinois, Colton Greaves of Abrams, Wisconsin received the $50 second place award and Scott Schwalbe of Rhinelander, Wisconsin received the 3rd place prize of a free 35 lb. bag of CANIDAE All Life Stages Formula.

The winners of the CANIDAE Contingency Prize in the Super Stock Truck class were Scott Beauchamp taking the first place prize, Eric Ruppel of Chetek, Wisconsin taking home the second place prize and Don Demeny of Abrams, Wisconsin took home the 3rd place prize of a free 35 lb. bag of CANIDAE All Life Stages Formula.

Congratulations to all our winners.


MORR, Oshkosh Race
July, 2010

MORR, Oshkosh RaceCANIDAE Pet Foods would like to extend a special thank you to Smith Motorsports for sending us this snapshot. They took 1st place at the MORR Oshkosh race in July and as participants in our Contingency Program were awarded $100 for their outstanding achievement.

Brock and Brent Smith are identical twins who have been racing since they were 16 years old. Now 25, they each have a black lab. Way to go guys! We look forward to continuing to watch you take the podium.

 

LOORS Tooele, Utah
June 26-27, 2010

The Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series (LOORS) came to Miller Motorsports Park for its very first short-course race. This off-road short course, located in the southeast corner of the main road course, features wide sweeping turns and high-speed moguls. The great weekend weather and clear skies attracted a very large crowd for this inaugural event.

In the Pro 2 class, Todd Leduc of Cherry Valley, California took the second place contingency award prize of $50 both days. Chris Brandt of Council Bluffs, Iowa took the first place award in the Pro Lite Unlimited class, with Jacob Person of Peoria, Arizona taking home the third place prize of a 35 lb. bag of CANIDAE All Life Stages Formula.

In the Super Lites class, former motocross champ Ricky James of San Bernadino, California was awarded the 1st place prize on Sunday, with Jacob Person taking the 2nd place award and $50.00.

John Fitzgerald of La Vista, Nebraska had a good weekend, being awarded a second place award on the first day and a 3rd place award on the second day in the Limited Buggy class. Curt Geer of San Dimas was awarded the 3rd place contingency prize on the first day.

In the SR1 UTV class, Greg Frantz of Tempe, Arizona had a great weekend, securing the 1st place award on the first day of the event, and the 2nd place award on the second day of the event. Cody Rahders also had a good weekend, scoring a second place award on the first day of the event, and capturing the the 3rd place award of a 35 lb. bag of CANIDAE All Life Stages Formula on the second day. Doug Mittag of Temecula, California took the 3rd place award of CANIDAE Dog Food on the first day of the event.

In the Mod Karts class, Sheldon Creed of Alpine, California was awarded the first prize award, with Mitchell Dejong from Temecula, California receiving the second prize. For the Jr. 2 Karts, Chad Graham of Canyon Lake, California received the third place prize of a 35 lb. bag of CANIDAE All Life Stages Formula for the first day of competition and first place for the second day of competition. Shelby Anderson of Riverside, California also had a great weekend by winning the 1st place prize of $100 for the first day of competition and the second place prize of $50 for the second day of competition. Sheldon Creed of Alpine, California won the third place prize on the second day of competition.

In the JR 1 Kart class, Brock Heger of El Centro, California took first place for the first day of competition, while Preston Roben of Imperial, California took the third place prize on each day of competition.

CANIDAE Natural Dog Foods congratulates all our Contingency Award winners and thank them all for supporting CANIDAE.

 

LOORS, Surprise Arizona
April 17-18, 2010

The Lucas Oil Off Road Race Series rolled into Surprise, AZ for the second stop of the 2010 series. When the dust settled, CANIDAE Natural Pet Foods would reward 7 different drivers in 11 events with cash and prizes. It was a great weekend for racing and the action was hot as the drivers battled the competition and the track at this popular event.

First Place Winners - $100.00:
Chris Brandt – Pro Lite (Sunday)
Chad George – Super Lite (both Saturday and Sunday)
Mitchell DeJong - Modified Karts (both Saturday and Sunday)
Brock Heger – Junior Karts 1 (both Saturday and Sunday)

2nd Place Winners - $50.00:
Bobby Pecoy – Pro Buggy Unlimited (Saturday)
Robert Vanbeekum – Unlimited UTV (Saturday)

3rd Place Winners – 1 bag of CANIDAE:
Robert Vanbeekum – Unlimited UTV (Sunday)
Rick Johnson – Pro 2 Unlimited (Sunday)

Congratulations to all the racers and teams that competed in this event and make sure you sign up for your chance for CANIDAE Pet Foods cash and prizes at the next LOORS, SCORE, BITD, SNORE, MORE race you enter. There is no purchase necessary and we support all classes. Come on and join the CANIDAE family.

 

LOORS Las Vegas
May 22-23, 2010

First Place Winners - $100.00:
Chad George - Super Lite (Saturday)
Brock Heger - Jr. 1 Karts (Saturday, Sunday)
Chad Graham - Jr. 2 Karts (Saturday)

Second Place Winners - $50.00:
Chad George - Super Lite (Sunday)
Bobby Pecoy - Pro Buggy Unlimited
Robert Vanbeekum - Unlimited UTV
Preston Roben - Jr.1 Karts (Saturday)
Elliot Watson - Jr. 1 Karts (Sunday)

Third Place Winners - 1 bag of CANIDAE:
Adrian Cenni - Pro4
Curt Geer - Limited Buggy
Elliot Watson - Jr. 1 Karts (Saturday)
Preston Roben - Jr.1 Karts (Sunday)
Eddie Tofoya - Jr. 2 Karts (Saturday)
Chad Graham - Jr. 2 Karts (Sunday)

Congratulations to all the racers and teams that competed in this event and make sure you sign up for your chance for CANIDAE Pet Foods cash and prizes at the next LOORS, SCORE, BITD, SNORE, MORE race you enter. There is no purchase necessary and we support all classes. Come on and join the CANIDAE family.



SNORE Mint 400, Las Vegas
March 25-28, 2010

The CANIDAE Natural Pet Food Contingency Program is continuing to pay out the cold cash in the SNORE Race Series for drivers that finish in the top 3 positions in each event. CANIDAE is proud to announce the winners from the famous Mint 400 event in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Gary Messer of Kingman, AZ continued his dominance of the Trophy Lite class with his first place finish at the Mint. Gary is $100.00 richer from CANIDAE for his efforts.

San Dimas, CA resident Jon Krellwitz had a great day in the 3700 class and he picks up $100.00 for his great class win. Great job Jon!

Perennial front runner Chuck Harvey of Boulder City, NV won the 18 class making it look easy as he pockets $100.00 from CANIDAE Pet Foods.

Donald Moss came all the way from Sacramento, CA to collect his $100.00 check from CANIDAE Pet Foods for his class 3 win in the rough Nevada desert. Nice job Don!

Alex Hall of Gardnerville, NV battled back for a strong 2nd place finish at the Mint and in doing so, he collects $50.00 from CANIDAE Pet Foods. Way to go Alex!

Robert Manier came in from Brawley, CA to take on the Mint 400 and went home with a great 2nd place finish in the hotly contested 3700 class. $50.00 is on the way for your outstanding performance.

Mesa, AZ resident Bruce Finchum showed up at the Mint 400 ready to do battle in the tough Trophy Lite class and helped CANIDAE Pet Foods sweep the podium in the popular class. Nice 2nd place Bruce!

Baja bugs have been a staple at the Mint 400 since its inception almost 40 years ago. Hometown racer Brandyn Kaylor almost pulled off the win in the 5-1600 class but settled for 2nd and gets $50.00 for his run.

Wrapping up the sweep for CANIDAE in the Trophy Lite class was Kyle Freisen of Kingsburg, CA. Kyle will take care of his pets with a free bag of CANIDAE Natural Pet Food for his best friend. Way to go Kyle!

Congratulations to these outstanding teams!

Race teams can sign up for their chance at cash and prizes at their next race. There is no purchase necessary and CANIDAE supports all classes. CANIDAE Pet Foods is proud to be part of the off road racing family.

 

Best In The Desert Bilek Silver State 300
April 24, 2010

The Silver State 300, a single loop 300 off-road race on American Soil, traverses the mountains and high desert of Eastern Nevada. The race begins in Alamo, Nevada, reaches a height of 6240 feet at Oak Springs Summit and finishes 20 miles south of Alamo at Turtle Walk.

Preliminary figures were showing 175 entries for this years race, from cars and trucks to quads and motorcycles. As the highway is close to the race course, this event is considered a "chase race", where each team's chase trucks have easier access to all 6 pit stops.

CANIDAE Natural Pet Foods proudly announces the winners for the 2010 CANIDAE contingency for the Silver State 300. In the Trophy lite class, Gary Messer of Kingman, Arizona took home the 1st place prize of $100.00. Kellon Walch of Alamo, Nevada took home the 1st place $100 prize in the 7300 class, while Rich Severson of Tucson, Arizona took home the $50.00 2nd place prize for the 7100 class. Finally, Bruce Finchum of Mesa, Arizona took home the 3rd place contingency prize, winning a free 35 lbs. bag of CANIDAE All Life Stages Formula.



Lucas Off Road Racing Series, Las Vegas
March 6-7, 2010

The Lucas Off Road Racing Series (LOORRS) is the evolution of the long standing support of short course racing by Forrest Lucas and Lucas Oil. Steeped in the Midwest tradition of short course off road racing infused with a West Coast influence, LOORRS brings intense four wheel door to door action to challenging, fan friendly tracks.

CANIDAE would like to thank every race team that participated in the CANIDAE Contingency Program this past March in Las Vegas. Their efforts to help us promote Responsible Pet Ownership are deeply appreciated!

Chris Brandt of Council Bluffs, Iowa competing in the Pro Lite class took first and second place for a contingency award of $150 cash.

Tyler Herzog from Mesa, Arizona triumphed over the competition in the UTV field for a first place win and a $100 award.

In the Super Lite class, Rialto, California resident Chad George took two second place wins, earning a $100 award.

Mitchell Dejong in the Modified Karts class took home a second place win and a check for $50.

Three third place winners each received a free 35 pound bag of CANIDAE All Life Stages super premium dog food for reaching the podium in their respective classes:

Ricky James of San Bernardino, California in the Super Lite class; Jeff Knupp of Litchfield Park, Arizona in the Limited Buggy class; and Chad Graham of Canyon Lake, California for the Junior 2 Kart class.

Congratulations to these outstanding teams!

Race teams can sign up for their chance at cash and prizes at their next race. There is no purchase necessary and CANIDAE supports all classes. CANIDAE Pet Foods is proud to be part of the off road racing family.




SNORE Battle at Primm
February 20-21, 2010

SNORE is a family of off road racers helping to promote desert racing based in the Las Vegas, Nevada area. Formed in 1969 for fun, friends and family, they have grown to be a premier force in the southwest racing arena. They are the oldest sanctioned off road racing organization in the world and held the SNORE Lone Kid Racing Battle at Primm, Nevada this February.

Hailing from Canyon Lake, California, Josh Daniel battled to the top of the podium in the Class 1 division for a first place CANIDAE Contingency award of $100.

In Class 12, Bryan Freeman of Henderson, Nevada also took home a first place cash award of $100.

Rob MacCachren from Las Vegas was the third CANIDAE Contingency winner for his performance in the Class 1600 division which earned him a $100 cash award.

On behalf of everyone at CANIDAE Pet Foods, thank you to all Contingency participants and winners. Race teams can sign up for their chance at cash and prizes at their next race. Your efforts to help us promote Responsible Pet Ownership are deeply appreciated! There is no purchase necessary. CANIDAE supports all classes and is proud to be part of the off road racing family.




Best in the Desert, Parker 425
February 4-7, 2010

CANIDAE is proud to recognize the outstanding achievement of the first three contingency program winners who each fought for the podium at the Parker 425 race.

Jon Krellwitz of San Dimas, CA earned a first place finish in the Jeep Speed class in his ATK Engines Jeep as well as a $100 check from CANIDAE. Great job Jon!

Kellon Walch of Alamo, NV fought hard for a first place spot in his Ford truck in the Pure Stock class. Kellon was the only truck in his class to finish the grueling race. Nice work Mr. Walch and enjoy that cool CANIDAE cash!

Robert Mamer of Brawley, CA was the final CANIDAE money winner from the Parker 425 and he almost made it a podium sweep of the Jeep Speed class for CANIDAE with his second place finish in this hotly contested class. Bob will take his $50 cash award and try next race for his chance at the top prize. Way to go Bob!

CANIDAE Pet Foods extends a sincere thank you to every team who participated in the CANIDAE Racing Contingency Program at the Parker 425. Their support helps CANIDAE share its message of Responsible Pet Ownership to race fans and pet owners CANIDAE might not otherwise have been able to reach.

Race teams can sign up for their chance at cash and prizes at their next race. There is no purchase necessary and CANIDAE supports all classes. CANIDAE Pet Foods is proud to be part of the off road racing family.