The 2015 General Tire “Vegas to Reno” presented by FOX, “The Longest Off-Road Race in the United States!” will be August 13-15, 2015 and will be an exciting and challenging 545 mile race course, starting in Southern Nevada and finishing in the beautiful Northern Nevada area. Where else in the United States can you race 500+ miles across a state? Nevada, that’s where! If you have always wanted to race the great “Vegas to Reno” now is the time, 2015 is the year, start making your plans now and do it!
Class 6100 – Class meeting, Thursday, August 13, 8 am, Scottsdale Rm C
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 – 327 in the draw, WOW, 2nd largest entry for a “Vegas to Reno” event, we are stoked!
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 – Time Trials for Class 1400 and Class 1500, FOX Welcome Party at the beautiful Alinate Casino Hotel in N Las Vegas
Thursday, August 13, 2015 – Registration, Technical Inspection and Contingency, Aliante Hotel
Friday, August 14-15, 2015 – Race Day, it’s a 24 hour race so that’s why we start on Friday. Finish line closes at 11 am on Saturday.
Saturday, August 15, 2015 – Awards Presentation, Grand Sierra Resort, Reno, NV
Entry List – as of 7/29/15- 327 entry’s, 39 Trick Trucks, 49 UTV’s, 39 Ironmen, 24 Class 1500, 24 Class 6100 – Great Draw, we are excited, 2nd largest entry for a “Vegas to Reno” event! Ironmen are on motorcycles and quads racing alone, one racer racing all 545 miles by themselves, booyah! Let’s get excited!!! 16 days and counting! Please check your entry, if you have any revisions please email them to firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll make the change.
Draw Order – Motorcycle, Quad
Draw Order – Car, Truck, UTV
Pit Book – we send one (1) copy to the Driver/Rider or Record, make more copies if you need them for your crew
Pit Pages – pages 1,28, 36, 44 are blank note pages
Mileage Chart – with Pit Names, start planning your logistics
FIP – Final Information, rules and regulations and a lot of great information, read this!
Dangers – there are more dangers on the course but Casey felt these were worth noting
Pit Closing Times – keep your eye on this chart so you make the pit cut off times
Underpass – Danger, underpass at MM 171, make note, MCQ don’t stand up going thru underpass, drop off, race thru with caution
Aliante Hotel – Contingency layout, Tech and Parking detail, follow diagram!!! 2 pages
Tire Rule – do not leave your tires in the desert, penalty if you do
Mandatory Stop – stop before you enter each pit
Mandatory Meeting – Drivers/Riders meeting, Thursday, 5:30, one-hour penalty if one arm banded member not present
Pit Crew – Insurance Release form, all racers and pit crew people sign, bring with you to registration
MCQ Light – mandatory light for Motorcycle and Quad racers, hang on the back of your chest protector
CT Contingency – updated contingency offering
UTV Contingency – updated contingency offering
Information Sheet – this is general info sheet that will help you with FAQ until we have more details which come in your race packet on Draw Day, July 29, with specifics, read page 2 of 1st Info letter for updates.
IRC – Order Form, CTU, you buy the bracket and rent the unit, mandatory for all CTU
CT – Car/Truck Entry Form
UTV – Entry Form
MCQ – Entry Form
JS – Entry Form
7100 – Class 7100 Entry Form
Nugget Hotel – GSR is sold out, the Nugget is the overflow hotel, book today!
Grand Sierra – Reno Hotel Reservation Form 2015 – Sold Out 7/10/15
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 Aliante in the reg room. Rule, Pilot must be a Licensed Commercial Pilot and Pilot must attend Helicopter Meeting, 3pm, Thursday 8/14, no exceptions.
Minor Form – 2015 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 – 2015 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 Carlos at email@example.com or 619-921-8978, to order pit support. General Tire Baja Pits will be hosting #___ (tba) full service pits. All vehicle, motorcycle, atv, utv classes are welcome. Our pits are fully stocked with all Lucal Oil lubricants, fuel, welders, generators, air tools, hand tools, compressed air, spares, tubes, filters, food, water, shelter and friendly experienced mechanics and crews. Carlos 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.
BFG – Pit Letter
BFG UTV – UTV Tire Information
Kartek is offering a Special Bonus $500 gift certificate for each race to 6 different classes; VtoR Class 1100, Class 4400. Congratulations to all the winners of the Kartek Kash $500 Special Bonus Certificates!
Past Winners – see who’s won and who to beat in “The Longest Off-Road Race in the United States” (7/15)
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!