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HotSauce Goes Good On Everything At LOORRS Wheatland Opener

July 31, 2017

Wheatland, Missouri Darren “HotSauce” Hardesty Jr. was very fast from the moment he unloaded at the brand new offroad track constructed at Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri. Rounds 7 and 8 of the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series would take place on …

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Darren “HotSauce” Hardesty Jr. Drives The Wheels Off In Utah

July 5, 2017

After his championship winning season in 2016, and 4 straight podiums to start 2017, Darren “HotSauce” Hardesty Jr. has become accustomed to running up front. He knows what it takes to put together a winning effort;

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Conditions Perfect For HotSauce In Estero Beach

May 23, 2017

Darren “HotSauce” Hardesty Jr. loves Mexico as much as he loves the delicious condiment made from chili peppers. His nickname has made him quite popular with the Mexican fans, and at rounds 2 and 3 of the Lucas Oil Off Road

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2017 LOORRS ROUND 7 & 8

2017 LOORRS ROUND 5 & 6

2017 LOORRS ROUND 3 & 4

its in the sauce!

Darren “Hot Sauce” Hardesty Jr. is a third generation racer who is making his own mark in racing. Working his way up the ladder from Dwarf cars and JR1 Kart, where he was named “Rookie of the Year,” he graduated to JR2 and then the fastest kart class in the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series, Modified Kart. In 2015, HotSauce earned the Rookie of the Year title and the points championship in the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Regional Series. He gave the pro level series a try and did extremely well; so well that he also ran the Pro series for the rest of the season. He became the youngest driver to win a race in the Pro series and went on the take the Rookie of the Year title; earning his second Rookie of the Year title during the same season. In 2016, he has continued to accrue wins and podiums at the professional level. During his trip to the World Championships at the Big House in Crandon, Wisconsin, he earned a victory and second place podium finish racing against the Crandon regulars. At only 16 years of age, Darren Jr. became the youngest driver to win a pro series championship when he dominated the final race of the series. He vaulted from third place in the standings to a tie for first. Having more wins than his top competitor broke the tie, earning HotSauce the title. Darren’s strong performance in 2016 attracted a huge fan following and a rising star nomination from the Off Road Motorsports Hall Of Fame. Anytime he is in the driver’s seat, it’s guaranteed he will spice things up as his nickname “Hot Sauce” suggests.

2017 Event Schedule

EVENT DATE RESULTS
LOORRS / ROUNDS 1-2
CHANDLER, ARIZONA
APRIL 22-23 2ND / 2ND
LOORRS / ROUNDS 3-4
ENSENADA, BAJA CALIFORNIA MX
MAY 20-21 3RD / 1ST
LOORRS / ROUNDS 5-6
TOOELE, UTAH
JUNE 24-25 DNF / 1ST
LOORRS / ROUNDS 7-8
WHEATLAND, MISSOURI
JULY 22-23 TBD / TBD
LOORRS / ROUNDS 9-10
SPARKS, NEVADA
AUGUST 26 TBD / TBD
LOORRS / ROUNDS 11-12
SAN BERNARDINO, CALIFORNIA
SEPTEMBER 15-16 TBD / TBD
OFF-ROAD EXPO
POMONA, CALIFORNIA
SEPT 30 - OCT 1 N/A
LOORRS - ROUND 13-CUP
CHANDLER, ARIZONA
OCTOBER
21-22
TBD / TBD