Starting deep in the pack for the final Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series race of the 2010 season and trading paint with drivers who were waging all they had to earn the SuperLite Championship Series crown, but Kyle LeDuc managed to muscle his SoCal SuperTrucks / Rockwell Time truck through the mayhem, foisting his way toward the front. And shortly after the competition yellow unleashed the army of MazdaSpeed Rotary Renesis 13B machines, LeDuc launched into the lead and landed atop the podium.
It's tough to find anyone from the Road & Track Magazine staff looking to get dirty. And sure, behind the wheel of some of the fastest cars on the planet, one might say they're accustomed to flying. But in reality, it wasn't until ace journalist Jonathan Elfalan strapped into the seat of a SuperLite Championship truck, that the figure of speech truly earned its wings and dirt became the right of passage to the thrill fest of airborne adrenaline junkies.