Starved for compelling motorsports storytelling in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, we offer this — a great 10-minute film short spotlighting the development of the Mason Motorsports all-wheel-drive Trophy-Truck.
These new desert racing machines are turning the corner on unlimited off-road machinery, following in the footsteps of the revolutionary top-level factory rally cars that emerged decades ago.
Produced by Mad Media, this beautifully shot vignette shares some of the design philosophy and back story behind these next-generation trucks that have been successfully raced by Andy McMillin, Bryce Menzies and others. There is great insight here, including candid interviews with Neal Mason (Mason Motorsports), off-road racing and motocross legend Ricky Johnson, off-road veteran and current team owner Steve Sourapas, and the Mint 400’s Matt Martelli.
Here’s a viewing hint: Forego watching this on a small device and save it for the big screen and surround sound. Trust us, the film’s incredible action footage of the truck sans bodywork will make your day.