Casey Currie Doubles Down for a 1-2 Finish in Las Vegas

Anaheim Hills, CA (September 25, 2012) – Back in the City of Lost Wages for more than just an elusive a night on The Strip, Casey Currie and team roll in to Las Vegas Motor Speedway to continue their winning streak, and leave ahead of the House, with a 1st and 2nd all-out finish.Thursday qualifying would be easy—1st place qualifier for both Saturday’s and Sunday’s races left plenty of playtime for the evening. The Off-Road Champion met up with fellow Monster Energy athletes BJ Baldwin and Kyle Leduc at Pole Position Indoor Karting Raceway to do what they do best—destroy the competition. The three off-roaders brought their competition trucks for everyone to check out, while they welcomed any challengers who were willing to lay all cards on the table and try their luck against these guys on the go-kart track.

Casey and Hoonigan BJ Ballistic Baldwin never fail to deliver non-stop, quality Hoonage. Making the transition from dirt to tire slayers for the night, the two put on an impressively smoky burnout demo in their competition trucks after the battle of the karts.
Tires warmed up from the night before, Casey had his work cut out for him in Friday’s race, when the inversion would put the 1st place qualifier in 4th to start.

“Qualifying 1st was awesome but the inversion sucks!” Casey tells us. “We had some awesome battles with RJ and Deegan and on the first turn of the very last lap I put the pressure on Deegan because I knew I could take him as soon as he made the smallest mistake. He did, we passed him by, and we took the win! This team is working right now!”

Drawing an “8” for Saturday’s inversion placed our 1st place qualifier way back in 8th for the starting line. This draw by Casey’s spotter Davíd was good reason to hassle the long-time team member all weekend—all in good fun.

“The inversion bit us today—we started 8th,” said Casey. “I got through the pack pretty quickly and chased down (Ryan) Beat. Once I passed him I tried everything to catch RJ but had nothing. On the last caution I got close to RJ but not close enough to make it stick. Finishing 1-2 for the weekend is awesome and the truck is ready for Antelope Valley.

Next weekend, Casey and team hit Antelope Valley to pay tribute to the late Rick Huseman and participate in the TORC Traxxas presented Huseman Cup, September 28-30th, 2012. For more information on Casey, visit CaseyCurrie.com, become a fan at Facebook.com/OfficialCaseyCurrie or follow Casey on Twitter at Twitter.com/caseycurrie.

ABOUT CASEY CURRIE

Racing dirt bikes at age five and off-road trucks by age 16, it’s more than a coincidence that Casey Currie became one of the youngest-ever team owners and drivers on the CORR circuit. Now putting his talents to work in the Lucas Oil Off-Road Series, Casey joined the Pro Lite 2WD Truck class in 2006, scoring his first Championship in 2010 in the Traxxas TORC Series. Casey’s off-road resume is lined with wins on motorcycles, trucks and buggies in the desert—he is no stranger to dirt sports.In 2012 Casey will race for the championship in the Lucas Oil Off-Road Series in his No. 2 Monster Energy/General Tire/Nissan Pro Lite truck, while mixing it up with UTV races and public appearances in between. When he’s not on the road, building off-road vehicles and drumming up side projects, he’ll take to the dirt with friends—dirt bikes, UTVs, or mountain bikes, he does it all. For more information on Casey Currie, visit CaseyCurrie.com.
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