Best In The Desert Moving Forward with 2017 Race Schedule and 2018 Planning

As Casey would have wanted, Best In The Desert is forging ahead with scheduled 2017 events and developing plans for the 2018 season. The family of Casey Folks has put Best In The Desert Operations Manager Donald Jackson in charge of race management and supervision. Donald was extremely close to Casey and has been his second in command for 13 years. He knows exactly how Casey would have handled anything. But it takes much more than one person to run “The American Off-Road Racing Series”. Donald has the full support of the entire Best In The Desert team. This exceptional,
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Best In The Desert’s GMZ UTV Winter Nationals will Proceed as Scheduled

Saturday, January 7, 2017 Best In The Desert director Casey Folks suffered a medical episode this morning and is currently receiving treatment. All scheduled races for today’s GMZ UTV Winter Nationals Parker “250” presented by Polaris RZR will run as originally posted. There will be no delays. Sunday’s pre-fun run for the BlueWater Resort & Casino Parker “425” presented by Impact will also be held as originally planned. Further updates will be provided as additional information becomes available. Life is an Adventure. Come Live Your Adventure with Best In The Desert… THE AMERICAN OFF-ROAD RACING SERIES Further information is available
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Class 6200 Open-Wheeled Single & Two-Seat Unlimited Vehicles with Spec Engines Only

With the spectacular growing popularity of the Class 6100 Spec Engine Trick Trucks, Best In The Desert recognized the need for an equivalent class for open-wheeled race vehicles. This new class will allow owners of older or newer unlimited Class 1500 compliant cars to run in an extremely competitive class without being faced with the expense of having to maintain a very high cost unlimited engine. The new Class 6200 has been in development by Best In The Desert for over a year and represents a concentrated effort to move forward in technology when considering new race vehicle classifications. Best
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Rugged Radios Ready for “Vegas to Reno”

Rugged Radios will be on site and ready to support the 2016 General Tire Best in the Desert “Vegas to Reno” The Long Way Sponsored by FOX off road desert race. Supporting the 20th anniversary and inaugural 2-day race, Rugged will be stationed at Tech & Contingency, starting line, mid-point at Camp Adventure in Tonopah, and the finish line. Bringing the best race support possible, the Rugged team is outfitted with all communications needs for the racecars, teams, fans, and race officials.   Additionally, the purpose built Rugged Relay Vehicle will be on the mountain top relaying critical communications. Simply
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BEST IN THE DESERT ANNOUNCES EXCITING NEW TRACKING SYSTEM

Best in the Desert, America’s premier off-road racing association has announced that RacingTraX, from ROM Communications, will be the new Satellite tracking system effective with the Vegas to Reno race in August, 2016. After intensive research into the best system available for desert style races, Best in the Desert connected with ROM and together worked to develop “RacingTraX”, the most advanced purpose built off-road tracking system. ROM Communications is a manufacturer and supplier of satellite based tracking equipment and the Industry acclaimed “TextAnywhere” Global messaging platform. The Company has deployed its equipment for years in extreme environments around the World
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Best In The Desert’s General Tire “Vegas to Reno” The Long Way, presented by FOX Set for August 17th thru 20th, 2016

“The Longest Off-Road Race in the United States” is on track for its scheduled running in mid-August. Contrary to some misinformation you may have read or heard, this great race and tradition will be held as originally planned. Our awesome, 20th Anniversary, two-day staged event will go on as scheduled August 17th to 20th, 2016! Best In The Desert maintains a great working and sound relationship with all Nevada districts of the Bureau of Land Management. We have always strived to meet their guidelines and regulations governing the annual “Vegas to Reno” event. As you read this, we are moving
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Laughlin About to Erupt with the Sounds and Excitement of “Best In The Desert” Style Off-Road Racing

Inaugural Method Race Wheels LAUGHLIN DESERT CLASSIC Presented by Canidae Tap It – May 4-8, 2016 The Method Race Wheels Laughlin Desert Classic presented by Canidae Tap It kicks off this week with a nearly week-long series of exciting special events leading up to Saturday’s and Sunday’s multi-heat style races showcasing Best In The Desert’s Car, Truck and UTV classes. 203 race teams are already signed up to take on the special 17-mile racecourse. The racecourse will feature several miles of new desert terrain that has never before been utilized in a Laughlin racing event. From the “Parade of Champions”
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Rugged Radios Announces New Purpose-Built Rugged Relay Race Communication Vehicle

Rugged Radios is excited to announce the new purpose-built Rugged Relay Vehicle. The Rugged Relay Vehicle is designed to provide the best race communication relay services to teams and drivers competing in the Best In The Desert off road racing series. The Rugged Relay is a state-of-the-art communication vehicle built to travel to remote locations and provide critical race team support. Starting off with an all new aluminum body Ford F150 4-Wheel Drive Extra Cab from Team Ford in Las Vegas and outfitted with a custom built pop-up camper from 4-Wheel Campers, it is the ultimate platform for traveling to
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Have You Made Your Reservations for the Method Race Wheels LAUGHLIN DESERT CLASSIC Presented by Canidae Tap It

Set for May 4-8, 2016 If you have not made your reservations for this exciting Best in the Desert Event – you better get on it!  Make sure you see our Host Hotel List later in this information, and make your reservations NOW. There is a lot going on the week of May 4th – 8th in Laughlin, Nevada! PARADE OF CHAMPIONS  Starting Wednesday, May 4th, around 4 pm we will kick off the event with a Parade of Champions! That’s right – there will be awesome race vehicles parading down Casino Blvd. Then at the end of the Parade, the Method Race Wheels World Championship Pit
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Inaugural Method Race Wheels LAUGHLIN DESERT CLASSIC Presented by Canidae Tap It

A New Chapter Begins for Best In The Desert Racing Set for May 5-8, 2016 When Casey Folks first announced the addition of the of the Method Race Wheels Laughlin Desert Classic presented by Canidae Tap It event to the 2016 racing schedule at Vegas to Reno last year, it was met with overwhelming enthusiasm from the racers. Ever since then, the excitement and anticipation has been growing at a frenetic pace. The entire off-road racing community can’t seem to wait for Best In The Desert to bring their exceptionally high level of exciting desert racing and professionalism to Laughlin, Nevada. This
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