The 2017 General Tire “Vegas to Reno” presented by FOX, “The Longest Off-Road Race in the United States!” will be a 1-day race, approximately 550 miles! The race will be on Friday, August 18, 2017 and run into Saturday morning. We welcome all racers and would like to thank our great sponsors, General Tire, FOX, Ford Motor Company, Lucas Oil, Sunoco Race Fuels, KC HiLites, FabTech Suspensions, Rugged Race Radios, Polaris RZR, 212 Performance Gloves, Method Race Wheels, Azunia Tequila, McKenzies, Kartek, Slime, Tractor Trailer, and Sportsman Cycle Sales.
RacingTrax Flyer – this is a new Satellite Tracking Company we are using for Cars, Trucks, UTV’s, Motorcycles & Quads, it is mandatory for all classes. The order form is on their website, www.RacingTrax.com, so log on today and order your mounting bracket and unit for “Vegas to Reno.” Motorcycles and Quads are required to have the tracking unit for any event with Cars/Trucks. LOG ON NOW TO ORDER YOUR TRACKER. www.RacingTrax.com
Television Schedule – updated 5/25/17
We have a set of lost keys from the Laughlin Desert Classic, call us to claim them.
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 – Draw Day for Start Positions, make sure your entry form is in to get a good start position. You will receive your FIP (Final Information Packet) after the draw, pit book, rules, info, etc…
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 – Time Trials for Trick Trucks and Class 1500, Host Hotel Texas Station, code TCIVTR1
Thursday, August 17, 2017 – Registration, Technical Inspection and Contingency, Host Hotel Texas Station
Friday, August 18-19, 2017 – Race Day, finish line closes Saturday morning
Saturday, August 19, 2017 – Awards Presentation, Sparks Nugget
Sunday, August 20, 2017 – no scheduled events, have a safe trip home
Entry Forms are posted below. Make sure to mail them in with your Deposit before The Draw on Wednesday July 26th!
1st Letter – General information – July 26th we’ll post the Final Information
Car/Truck – Entry Form
Jeepspeed – Entry Form
UTV – Entry Form
MC/Q – Entry Form
Mileage Chart – This will help you plan out which pits you will need to stop at, We will provide more information on Pits on July 26th.
Reno Hotel – reservation form 2017. Sparks Nugget is the Host Hotel in Reno. There is a city wide convention in Reno these dates and no Reno hotel is available. Book early to get a room at the Sparks Nugget. They are known for their food, you will love it!
Looking for a Place to camp Clark’s Custom Camp, in Goldfield, is offering a Racer Discount – Call Today to book your space! 775-485-3460 560 N Fifth Street, Goldfield, NV. 89013 50 Amp pull through, Inside shower, Rec room, Laundry, Free Wi-Fi
Past Winners – see who’s won and who to beat in “The Longest Off-Road Race in the United States”
Team Ford Pole Award – see past winners of the Pole Award since 2006
MCQ Light – mandatory light for Motorcycle and Quad racers, hang on the back of your chest protector
Helicopter Registration – If you are having a helicopter follow you, you must fill out this reg form, email back to us and the pilot must attend the mandatory meeting with the BLM at 3 pm on Thursday, at the Texas Station in the Dallas Ballroom. Rule, Pilot must be a Licensed Commercial Pilot and Pilot must attend Helicopter Meeting, 3pm, Thursday 8/17, no exceptions.
Minor Form – 2017 form, if you are 17 years or younger you must fill out this form and have it notarized, bring it with you to registration on Thursday
Membership Form – 2017 Membership application, every person on or in a race vehicle needs to be a member of Best In The Desert, (BITD is the sanctioning body.) Please ONLY send in this membership application WITH AN ENTRY FORM, please don’t send separate, or at least put your race vehicle # on it, we need to know where to apply your membership
Pit Support – contact Mary Hunt (619) 647-8256, Bajamary46@aol.com, to order pit support. Baja Pits will be hosting #14 (all pits) full service pits. All vehicle, motorcycle, atv, utv classes are welcome. Our pits are fully stocked with all Lucas Oil lubricants, fuel, welders, generators, air tools, hand tools, compressed air, spares, tubes, filters, food, water, shelter and friendly experienced mechanics and crews. Carlos & Mary will also offer a one (1) pit fee. Pit 12 Rawhide is the remote pit and hard to get to. For BFG pits contact Nate Hunt 864-272-3177.
Volunteer Form – We are always looking for additional help, we just ask that you return the forms back to us by July 19th.
Volunteer Waiver – Everyone with you needs to sign this form
Trophy Policy – please read this so you know how many trophies we give out. We trophy a Podium Finish, which is 1st – 2nd – 3rd Place, like the Olympics!