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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Follow Live Coverage of the Pahrump Nugget 250 Presented by Polaris RZR this Saturday, Best In The Desert’s 2017 Season Finale

If you’re at home or in Pahrump, Nevada this Saturday – make sure you catch the live coverage of The Pahrump Nugget “250” presented by Polaris RZR. Saturday’s race will be streamed live online, and also at the Pahrump Nugget Sports Bar, Gold Town Casino and Lakeside Casino & RV Park. If you’re in Pahrump, make sure you go to one of the three Golden Casino Group properties to take in this exciting race live! DirtLive2 will start their live stream broadcast at approximately 8:30 AM Saturday morning with a camera set up about race mile 40 to catch the
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BEST IN THE DESERT’S DARYL FOLKS AWARDED OFF-ROAD MOTORSPORTS HALL OF FAME 2017 IMPACT AWARD

Recognized for Commitment and Dedication to the Sport of Off-Road Racing LAS VEGAS, NV (OCT. 30th, 2017) – Best in the Desert co-owner Daryl Folks was awarded the Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame “Impact Award”at their annual Hall of Fame induction ceremony at the South Point Hotel for his contribution to the sport of off-road racing. Daryl was one of five finalists that was nominated this year for his unrelenting dedication and commitment to the sport not only as co-owner of Best in the Desert but also for his work with Trac-On Trail Rides and the Nevada BLM. Daryl, along with his brother Bryan Folks, assumed the reigns of Best in the Desert after the untimely passing of their father Best in the
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BEST IN THE DESERT NAMES SCOT HARDEN BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT/MARKETING DIRECTOR

Focus on Sponsor Relations, Business/Brand Development LAS VEGAS, NV (OCT. 30th, 2017) Best in the Desert, the largest off-road race series in North America, today announced that Scot Harden has joined the organization as Business Development/Marketing Director.  Scot is an AMA Hall of Fame off-road desert racer, industry marketing executive and owner of Harden Offroad a power sports consulting business. The move is in response to the huge growth in entries and sponsor engagement Best in the Desert has experienced over the past three years and the desire to grow the Best in the Desert brand across a variety of marketing and racing related platforms. “We are very fortunate as an
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Racers Eager for the Green Flag to Drop at Best In The Desert’s VT Construction Tonopah “250” presented by Polaris RZR this Weekend

160 race teams to date are chomping at the bit to take on the challenge and adventure of the Tonopah “250” long distance racecourse this week, October 19th thru 22nd. Best In The Desert founder, Casey Folks, had an absolute passion for long distance desert racing. When the opportunity arose late last year to change the venue for Best In The Desert’s traditional October race, Casey jumped on it. Donald Jackson, Best In The Desert’s operations manager said, “With the introduction of the Laughlin Desert Classic in 2016 in place of the Silver State “300”, we lost a great point-to-point race. The VT
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27 Trick Trucks, 22 Class 6100 Trucks and 17 Class 1000 Cars Highlight Entries Ready to Compete in this Weekend’s “Duel In The Desert”

With 136 race teams already signed up, 27 Trick Trucks, 22 Class 6100 Spec Engine Trick Trucks and 16 Class 1000 Cars represent some of the bigger class entries heading to Laughlin, Nevada this weekend. The entire field of racers will be geared up and ready to duel each other over the exceptionally challenging desert terrain for bragging rights at Best In The Desert’s Method Race Wheels Laughlin Desert Classic presented by Canidae Tap It. The ground shaking Trick Truck field includes defending 2016 champ Jason Voss, plus Cameron Steele, “Lalo” Laguna, Steve Olliges, John Angal, and 22 others ready
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