The “LAUGHLIN LEAP” IS BACK SPONSORED BY FABTECH

THE LEAP LAUNCHES AT THE METHOD WHEELS LAUGHLIN DESERT CLASSIC Presented By POLARIS RZR $10,000 and Other Prizes Up For Grabs LAS VEGAS, NV (October 9th, 2018)– Best in the Desert, the largest off-road race series in North America, today confirmed for the first time since 2011 the world famous “Laughlin Leap ” will be held at the upcoming Method Wheels Laughlin Desert Classic by Polaris scheduled for Oct. 11-15, 2018 in Laughlin, NV. Suspension leader Fabtech has signed on to be the presenting sponsor of the “Laughlin Leap by Fabtech”, which will be held on Saturday evening Oct. 13th at 7:00 pm. The “Laughlin Leap by Fabtech” is open to all
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Laughlin About to Erupt with the Sounds and Excitement of “Best In The Desert” Style Off-Road Racing

Method Race Wheels LAUGHLIN DESERT CLASSIC  Presented by Polaris – October 10-14, 2018 The Method Race Wheels Laughlin Desert Classic presented by Polaris kicks off October 10th with a nearly week-long series of exciting special events leading up to Thursday night’s first ever Best in the Desert’s UTV night race, and Saturday’s and Sunday’s multi-heat style races showcasing Best In The Desert’s Car, Truck and UTV classes. More than 200 race teams are expected to take on the special 16-mile racecourse.  From the new UTV Night Race sponsored by Baja Designs on Thursday, thru the Laughlin Leap competition sponsored by Fabtech, and the final
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2018 GENERAL TIRE VEGAS TO RENO PRESENTED BY FOX MOST HOTLY CONTESTED VEGAS TO RENO EVER!

OVERALL AND CLASS WINNERS DETERMINED BY SECONDS!!! When the world’s leading off-road race teams came to battle 530 miles of desert and each other in the 2018 running of Best in the Desert’s General Tire “Vegas to Reno” presented by Fox, also known as “The Longest Off-Road Race in the United States”, sparks were sure to fly but no one could have imagined just how hotly contested the race would be. With some of the biggest names in the sport like Bryce Menzies, Andy McMillin, Justin Matney, Rob MacCachren, Johhny Angal and Jason Voss either leading or battling for the
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BEST IN THE DESERT ANNOUNCES 2019 RACE SCHEDULE

Some new dates, some new sponsors, and as always, great racing adventures are scheduled for 2019. It may still only be the summer of 2018, but Best In The Desert is moving forward and illustrating once again why we are the premier and most popular desert racing organization with the announcement of our eight-event 2019 race schedule. Best In The Desert’s Operations Manager Donald Jackson, had this to say regarding next year’s schedule, “While we still have a lot of great racing remaining this year, we’re also really excited about the impressive schedule we’ve got lined up for our Best
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Best In The Desert Announces Start Times for the 2018 General Tire “Vegas to Reno” presented by FOX

Best In The Desert is always committed to every racer’s safety, regardless of which class they are racing in. To that point, after a year’s worth of extensive conversations regarding “Vegas to Reno” and the best possible way to keep the Motorcycles and Quads separated from the Cars and Trucks, we have determined that keeping as many of the participants as possible racing in daylight hours is the safest option. Starting the Motorcycles and Quads before daylight could substantially slow their overall speeds and give the first Motorcycle off the line and running in clean air a huge advantage over their
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BEST IN THE DESERT AND BAJA DESIGNS TO HOLD BITD’S FIRST EVER 100% NIGHT RACE FOR UTVs

Historic Event to be Held in Conjunction with Method Race Wheels Laughlin Desert Classic presented by Polaris RZR Best in the Desert, the largest off-road race series in North America, today announced that it is adding a night race for UTVs at the Method Wheels Laughlin Desert Classic by Polaris on Oct. 11th to 14th 2018 in Laughlin, Nevada. The Laughlin Desert Classic UTV Night Race will kick off a weekend of racing activities and will be held on Thursday night Oct. 11th, 2018 and presented by Baja Designs “The Scientists of Lighting”. This marks the first 100%-night race in Best in the Desert’s long and storied history of promoting off-road races and it’s
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FORD AND BEST IN THE DESERT SIGN CONTINUED SPONSORSHIP AGREEMENT

Ford to Remain as Official Truck of Best in the Desert LAS VEGAS, NV (FEBRUARY 22, 2018) – LAS VEGAS, NV  Best in the Desert, the largest off-road race series in North America, today announced that Ford will remain as Official Truck Sponsor of the 2018 Best in the Desert Series. Best in the Desert will continue to use Ford trucks exclusively in its operations and event promotions activities while at the same time Ford will continue to offer one of the largest OEM backed off-road racing contingency programs exclusively for Best in the Desert racers using Ford trucks and motors. Ford’srelationship with Best in the Desert goes back to 1996 and has been a crucial factor in helping Best in the
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“THE LEGEND LIVES ON” 216 Race Teams To Date Ready To Take The Green Flag At This Weekend’s BlueWater Resort & Casino Parker “425” Presented by Impact

A strong field of 52 Trick Trucks headline the rapidly growing number of race teams that have already entered the 2018 BlueWater Resort & Casino Parker “425” Presented by Impact. Walk-in race sign-ups are being accepted until the end of day Friday, and over 225 entries are expected when the first start of the race gets underway at 6:00 AM Saturday morning.   Race related events officially kick off at 11:00 AM Thursday morning, February 1st  when the traditional “Time Trials” qualifying session takes place for the  combined Trick Trucks and Class 1500 Unlimited Cars shoot it out for the first spot
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49 Trick Trucks Highlight Field of More Than 200 Race Teams Registered for the BlueWater Resort & Casino Parker “425” Presented by Impact

The BlueWater Resort & Casino Parker “425” Presented by Impact kicks off the 2018 Best In The Desert race schedule for the car and truck classes and, with still a week and a half to enter, more than 200 race teams have already signed up to run. The race field so far includes 49 Trick Trucks, 19 Class 1500, 42 Class 6100 Spec Engine Trick Tricks and 41 Class 1000 Cars.   Race activities will get underway at 11:00 AM Thursday morning, February 1st with the traditional “Time Trials” qualifying session for combined Trick Trucks and Class 1500 Unlimited Cars, and
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Jason Cobb Captures the First Casey Folks Perseverance Award

December 2017, Las Vegas, Nevada At Best in the Desert’s 2017 year end awards capping off the best year for entries in the organization’s history, the Inaugural “Casey Folks Perseverance Award” was announced as a new annual award.  It is given to  someone who encompasses hard work, dedication, integrity and most importantly perseverance. Casey was a man of his word. No matter what it took, Casey persevered to honor his commitments. Throughout Casey’s life, he faced many difficult times.  He met challenges head on and would never back down or take the easy way out. He stood for what was right and was a man
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