The Mint 400 announced today the return of ODYSSEY® battery as title sponsor of Tech & Contingency. This year, the ODYSSEY® battery Mint 400 Contingency has expanded to two full days to accommodate the four hundred race teams and 100+ vendors that make up The Great American Off-Road Race.
This year marks the seventh consecutive year The Mint 400 will host the ultimate display of off-road vehicles and accessories right in the middle of downtown Las Vegas on Fremont St. East. Tens of thousands of enthusiasts will flood Fremont Street on Friday to witness the unparalleled spectacle of over 400 off-road race vehicles parading among hundreds of off-road aftermarket brands and manufacturers. This historic annual gathering dates back to 1970’s, when The Mint 400 was actually started on Fremont St. in front of The Mint Hotel.
ODYSSEY® battery will also be the presenting sponsor of the 4 Wheel Parts Vehicle Parade that kicks of the four days of off-road festivities on Wednesday, March 7th. Come visit ODYSSEY® battery at Contingency to check out their full line of products Thursday, March 8th & Friday, March 9th on Fremont Street East and Saturday, March 10th at the Primm Valley Mint 400 Start/Finish in Primm, NV directly behind Buffalo Bills Casino.
ODYSSEY® Extreme Series™ batteries feature twice the overall power and three times the service life of conventional batteries, making them ideal for the ultra-harsh proving grounds of off-road racing. Sponsor of Jerry Zaiden/Camburg Engineering, Greg Adler and Tanner Foust, ODYSSEY® battery products are race-condition proven, making them ideal for racing, support vehicles, UTV’s, as well as your daily driver.
“No other motorsport lets fans get so close to the race vehicles and meet their heroes in person. The combination of the racing spectacle and accessibility makes The Mint 400 the perfect event for ODYSSEY® battery to directly reach enthusiasts,” stated Alan Kohler, transportation and specialty marketing manager at EnerSys.
“We are stoked to have ODYSSEY® battery onboard for the second year. They make a great product that is born from the harsh demands of off-road racing. It’s important for us to have brands involved with The Mint 400 that make quality products that enthusiasts can buy on the spot to improve their daily driver. We want to connect racing back to everyday automotive products,” stated Mint 400 CEO, Matt Martelli.
EnerSys, the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications, manufactures and distributes reserve power and motive power batteries, battery chargers, power equipment, battery accessories and outdoor equipment enclosure solutions to customers worldwide. Motive power batteries and chargers are utilized in electric forklift trucks and other commercial electric powered vehicles. Reserve power batteries are used in the telecommunication and utility industries, uninterruptible power supplies, and numerous applications requiring stored energy solutions including medical, aerospace and defense systems. Outdoor equipment enclosure products are utilized in the telecommunication, cable, utility, transportation industries and by government and defense customers. The company also provides aftermarket and customer support services to its customers from over 100 countries through its sales and manufacturing locations around the world.