Colorado ZR2 only stock truck to finish Vegas to Reno race
The pickup completed the course in 18 hours, 50 minutes at an average speed of 28.6 mph.
The Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 has successfully completed the Best in the Desert's Vegas to Reno race.
General Motors claims the truck emerged first in Class 7300 Pure Stock - Mini Truck. It is said to be the only stock truck to both compete in and finish the race, though it was the only stock midsize truck to enter.
Piloted by Chad Hall and FrankDeAngelo of Hall Racing, the stock ZR2 completed the 539-mile course in 18 hours and 50 minutes at an average speed of 28.6 mph. In comparison, many of the leading Trick Truck class entries launched through the course in around five hours flat.
"This truck is a lot tougher than I thought it was going to be," said Hall. "I clobbered some things on the course that would've broken many of the vehicles we competed with in the past."
Only 204 of the 336 entered vehicles crossed the finish line.