Coastal Racing Wins Silver State 300
Holz Coastal Racing’s Scott Kiger and Mark Holz won the Silver State 300. (Photo courtesy Joey DiGiovanni – UTVUnderground.com)
Coming off a Best in the Desert win at the Mint 400, Holz Coastal Racing’s Scott Kiger and Mark Holz in their No. 1934 RZR XP 900 were looking to make it two in a row at the Canidae Tap It Silver State 300. They did not disappoint.
With Cognito Powersports and its RZR XP 4 900 getting the nod to start first, the teams would have to work hard through the typical high-speed, dusty conditions to overtake the leader. Coastal Racing would start right after Brandon Schueler’s Jagged X No. 1919 RZR XP 4 900 setting up a speed dual to take over the lead. With Kiger driving the morning half, he would pass Schueler and all but one of the remaining cars that started in front of him.
Holz took over for the second half of the race and suffered a couple flats moving him back to third, and putting the No. 1919 in second behind Cognito. With Cognito sitting with a seven-minute lead and Jagged X and Coastal running neck-and-neck, Cognito suffered a clutch failure, ending its reign and setting up an exciting finish between Jagged X and Coastal Racing. In the last miles of the race, Holz in the Coastal car would make his move finish first with Schueler in the No. 1919 finishing second.
The next Best in the Desert Race is the General Tire Vegas to Reno, August 15-17.
Jagged X is sponsored by Polaris. Walker Evans Shocks, Pure Polaris Lubricants, CR Designs, Simpson Safety, OMF Performance, Muzzy’s, Kroyer Racing Engines,Vision X lighting, Mountain States Contracting, and UTV Underground.
Coastal Racing is sponsored by Coastal Drilling, Holz Racing, Polaris, Walker Evans Racing, Kroyer Racing Engines, Utendorfer Design, BF Goodrich tires.