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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Nearly 140 Race Teams Expected to Rock the Desert Surrounding Laughlin, Nevada

The anticipation is building as Best In The Desert brings their high level of desert racing excitement to Laughlin, Nevada next week as their Car and Truck Classes take center stage with four days of spectacular special events and fun-filled activities beginning Thursday, May 11. All the festivities lead up to a full slate of non-stop racing action on Saturday and Sunday. Donald Jackson, Operations Manager for Best in the Desert said, “We’re extremely excited and anxiously looking forward to next week’s Laughlin Desert Classic. This marks our second year working along with the Laughlin Tourism Commission to present this
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Adrenalin Pumping “Best In The Desert” Racing Returns To Exciting Laughlin, Nevada

Best In The Desert will once again bring their extremely high level of desert racing excitement to Laughlin, Nevada, as their Car and Truck Classes take center stage for four days of spectacular special events and activities for everyone. All the festivities lead up to a full slate of non-stop racing competition on Saturday and Sunday as the grand finale. Donald Jackson, Operations Manager for Best in the Desert said, “This is our second year working along with the Laughlin Tourism to present our dedicated off-road racers with a great venue, thrilling special events and an incredibly challenging specialized 16-mile
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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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