Lucas Oil Off Road Series Rolls Into Arizona

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Jerett Brooks (left) battles Doug Mittag (right) during Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series Pro 2 action (Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Photo).

CORONA, Calif. — The 2020 Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series presented by GEICO will mark its midway point of the season with a three-day showdown at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Ariz., starting Friday Sept. 18.

The Super Clean Duel in the Desert Presented by Toyota will feature competitors in all eight classes and be conducted without spectators due to COVID-19 restrictions in the state of Arizona and the Gila River Indian Community.

The first half of the Lucas Oil Off Road season has featured exceptional battles across both the junior and pro divisions. An array of winners have visited the podium, and the overall parity has resulted in some hotly contested title fights.

Reigning Pro 2 champion Jerett Brooks continues to be the driver to beat, winning three of the five rounds this season, but Doug Mittag has kept the title fight close, earning his first victory at the latest round. The two are separated by just four points coming into round six.

Brock Heger is leading the standing in the Pro Lite division on the strength of two victories and four straight podium finishes. He enjoys a 14-point lead over Christopher Polvoorde, who kicked off the season with a win and has only missed the podium once.

Defending champ Eliott Watson has seized control of the Pro Buggy standings with a 23-point lead over Trey Gibbs.

The action across both UTV classes has been some of the best in all of Lucas Oil Off Road this season. While reigning back-to-back champion Corry Weller has been as fast as ever in Turbo UTV, she’s been forced to deal with pressure from Ronnie Anderson every step of the way. The pair are separated by just 10 points. In Production 1000 UTV former champion Brock Heger and Myles Cheek have traded momentum all season long with Cheek getting the edge by his three victories.