Factory Ride Racing Athletes

 

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Name:  Jake Povey

Occupation:  Lead Fabricator at Menzies Motorsports, Las Vegas NV

Factory Ride Driver Since:  2009

About Jake: Leading the charge for Factory Ride Racing since the beginning, Jake is a seasoned driver and a professional Fabricator for Menzies Motorsports.   

 

 


 

 

Name:  Sam Berri

Occupation: Owner of Sam Berri Towing

Race Team:  Team Margarita

Factory Ride Driver Since:  2009

About Jake: Factory Ride Racing is Proud to have Sam Berri as an official Driver.  Owner/Driver of Team Margarita Off-road racing, Sam has the most Pole positions in BITD qualifying History.  He is an extremely seasoned driver with countless Wins in Vorra off-road racing, Vegas to Reno wins, and Most recently, his 2015 MINT 400 Win.  

 

 


 

 

Name:  Jesse Haines

Occupation: Professional Fabricator

Factory Ride Driver Since:  2009

About Jesse: He may be quiet outside of the car, but Jesse is a calculated and exciting driver behind the wheel. Jesse is an accomplished Fabricator, Driver and as of 2015 he added Event Coordinator to his resume. Jesse assembled the First annual Silver State Rock Crawling Championship Event in Sparks, NV. in Sept of 2015.  

 

 


 

 

Name:  Matt Myers

Occupation: Owner of MMI Engineering

Factory Ride Driver Since:  2009

About Matt: Talk about the ultimate come back story. with a love for the Desert and a back ground in Engineering it was only Natural that Matt and his wife Deb build and Off-road desert truck. just a couple of races into his career, a jarring wreck would break Matts back, but not his spirit. He would overcome his injuries and prove the doctors wrong when they said he would not walk again. Now back racing with his wife, and a new Class 8 truck being built, We are Extremely Proud to have Matt as an official driver for Factory Ride Racing  

 

 


 

 

Name:  Evan Fine

Occupation: Mechanical Designer

Factory Ride Driver Since:  2015

About Evan: A recent graduate from the University of Nevada, Reno, Evan was born and raised in Reno, NV and has been off roading through the Nevada desert before he could walk. With a passion for dirt sports, Evan established Formula Five Off road Racing in 2013 with the help of his friends and family. Owner/Driver of team Formula Five Off Road Racing, Evan believes the root of off road racing is a family sport. Formula Five strives to include participation from family and friends to carry on the deep family tradition of off road racing. Evan finished 2nd in season points in Full Metal class for the 2015 VORRA season and looks forward to competing again in the Valley Off Road Racing Association and the Best In The Desert Jeepspeed Challenge for the 2016 season.  

 

 


 

 

 

Name:  Laney

Occupation:  Student

About Laney: Laney is 13, she is an eight grader at Yerington High School. She began racing earlier this year in March. Laney's older sister, Megan kindly let Laney have her Jr. so she could race just like her older sister. This has been an amazing bonding experience for the two. Even though she loves to race, she likes to play softball while she is not racing. Laney is very shy, at least until you get to know her!   

Name:  Megan

Occupation:  Student

About Laney: Megan is a 16 year old Junior at Yerington High School. She began racing in 4th grade. She drove her way to the winners circle at her second race she's ever raced in. Her first Walley was the last race of the year on Saterday in her Jr. Dragster and on Sunday she won another Walley in her Jr. Comp car. Megan drove one car for a few years until she began to drive the 1000cc GSXR Suzuki engine powered Lucas Oil Jr. Come car. Megan has had one Divisional Championship and ne track championship at ANRA, since she started racing in the mid to late 2013 season. She decided it let her little sister Laney live her child hood dream and drive her Jr. Dragster.  

 


               

          


 

 

Name:  Brent Rauscher Motorsports

About Brent Rauscher Motorsports: Brent Rauscher Motorsports was founded on 12 years of passion for racing. Darrick Rauscher is the father of our team and won many championships on his way through the sport. When it came time for our young son to drive at the age of 4 we started BRM; with the purpose of giving him "clean slate". A racing home to call his own and chase his dreams. As a team we are going into our second year of racing, with the youngest main event winner in the state of Nevada at the age of 4! We began to travel this year competing in many divisions. Brent has been invited back to many track due to his respect on and off the track for the sport. Brent Rauscher Motorsports as team plans to run through the winter and come into the 2016 season as a force of racing passion!