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Bryan Crofts

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The Rig

4th Gen Single Seat IFS Car

The Build

Motor: LS7 Tall Deck (Approx. 830HP)

Transmission: Higher Performance Turbo 400

Axles: Curries 9"

Lockers: ARB Air Lockers Front/Rear

As we head into the 2024 off-road racing season, one name stands out among the champions – Bryan Crofts. A seasoned off-road racer with a career spanning over two decades, Crofts has not only tasted success but has etched his name in the books of off-road racing history.Image

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20+ Years of Experience

With over two decades of experience in the automotive industry, Bryan Crofts is not just a racer; he's a seasoned professional. His journey began at the age of 18 in 2001, fresh out of high school. Since then, he has not only immersed himself in the world of off-road racing but also contributed to the industry's growth and development.

Crofts has worked with multiple automotive manufacturers and driver training companies. In 2006, he played a crucial role in Research & Development for Genright Off-road and ARB Authorized Dealer, Schaffer’s Off-road.

Beyond the Track

In a testament to his diverse skills and commitment, Bryan Crofts pursued a career in public safety. He joined the Fire Academy, earning a degree in Fire Science and acquiring certificates for EMT, Hazmat Tech, and Heavy Equipment Operator.

For nine years, he served as a Deputy Sheriff and Jail Training Officer in San Francisco, CA, showcasing his dedication to public service.

Although his path into off-road racing may seem unorthodox, his experience has undoubtedly played a significant role in the longevity of his off-road career.

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Racing Across Disciplines

Bryan Crofts is not confined to one type of racing. Throughout his career, he has competed in a wide variety of on and off-road racing categories, including BMW’s, dirt bikes, Class 11, UTV’s, Class 1, 4500 Cars, and 4400 Cars. His versatility and skill have allowed him to create lasting friendships and achieve podium finishes across different racing disciplines.

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Triumphs of the 2023 Season

The 2023 season was undoubtedly a triumph for Bryan Crofts. His relentless dedication and hard work paid off with multiple podium finishes. To cap off an already stellar year, he secured the Ultra4 USA West Coast Championship, the Ultra4 USA National Championship, and clinched a remarkable 1st place finish with Ford Performance in the Mid Stock class at the 56th Score International Baja 1000. The success of 2023 sets the stage for an exciting 2024 season, as Crofts looks to carry the momentum forward.

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Bryan Crofts, his wife and their daughter call Queen Creek, AZ home. Married to fellow off-road racer Bailey Campbell, the couple shares a passion for the thrill of off-road racing. Their partnership both on and off the track adds a unique dynamic to the off-road racing community. Despite his roots in Arizona, he traverses both the East and West coasts for Ultra4 Racing, Baja 1000, Ride & Drives, and any other exciting opportunities that find their way into his schedule. You may even spot him on a trail near you in his heavily modified Jeep Wrangler LJ or on the street in his stunning yellow 1977 Chevy C-10.

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In conclusion, Bryan Crofts is not just an off-road racer; he's a multifaceted individual whose passion for racing is matched only by his commitment to family, public service, and the automotive industry. As the off-road community eagerly anticipates the 2024 season, Bryan Crofts remains a name to watch.

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