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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Tavo Vildosola Takes the Win, Rob MacCachren Secures the Championship at Best in the Desert Henderson “250” Presented by Supercross.com

With many Class Championships still on the line and waiting to be decided, a record turnout of 220 teams showed up to race the last running of Best In The Desert’s Henderson “250” presented by Supercross.com. Deciding just a few days before the race, Tavo Vildosola entered the “Henderson 250” to wanting test a few things out on his Ford Trick Truck. He ended up qualifying 11th in Time Trials then went on to win the race. Vildosola finished a mere 58 seconds ahead of Tracy Graf after pole winner Josh Daniel, dropped out of the race with rear end
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Best in the Desert Announces Exciting 2016 Schedule with Lots of New Surprises

August 13, 2015, Las Vegas, Nevada Casey Folks announced today some exciting changes and additions to the 2016 Best In The Desert race season. The announcement came at a special press conference held in Las Vegas prior to this year’s running of the General Tire “Vegas to Reno” presented by FOX. The 2016 season will open with the traditional THR Motorsports Parker “250” presented by Polaris RZR. That will be followed by the BlueWater Resort & Casino Parker “425” presented by Impact, as “The Legend Lives On” for this historic race. Next up is the second annual running of the
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Jason Voss Makes it a Three Peat

Unofficially Jason Voss has taken the win at the Best in the Desert General Tire “Vegas to Reno” sponsored by FOX with a time of 8:52:32, the overall fastest time. This will make Jason Voss a three-time winner of this iconic event.
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333 Race Teams Set To Take On 545 Miles Of Nevada’s Most Challenging Terrain

With just a few days remaining before the green flag drops on Best In The Desert’s General Tire “Vegas to Reno” presented by FOX, 333 race teams have signed up so far for the “Longest Off-Road Race in the United States”. The impressive list of entries includes 39 Trick Trucks, 24 Open Class 1500 Cars, 50 UTVs, 39 Ironmen Motorcycles and Quads, and 24 Class 6100 Spec-Engine Trick Trucks. This year’s event celebrates 19 years for Best In The Desert promoting an off-road desert race in the U.S. over 500-miles long from Southern Nevada to Northern Nevada. This year’s race
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Canidae Tap It Silver State “300” Marks First Best In The Desert Point-to-Point Race of the Year with 221 Entries to Date

The dust hadn’t yet finally settled on the Mint 400 when racers were already getting prepped for the Canidae Tap It Silver State “300”. Set for May 1-3, 2015, this will be Best In The Desert’s first point-to-point race of the 2015 season. This race is rich in Eastern Nevada’s most scenic high desert beauty and history and features a 300-mile course that includes a mixture of high-desert mountains, sand-washes and high elevations with awesome panoramic views. The race-course runs across vast cattle ranching pastures, through towns where railroading was the primary way of life in the late 1800s, and
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31st Annual Nevada 200 Trail Ride

If you love off-road riding you’ve probably heard of Scot Harden and Casey Folks. They’ve both have been racing and enjoying dirt bikes for decades. They also are the creators of the Nevada 200 Trail Ride, a gathering in Caliente, Nevada. This year marked the 31st year Scot and Casey have been holding the epic ride, which started as a small group of friends and slowly grew into an official trail ride for die-hard off-roaders. My first Nevada 200 was more than ten years ago while working at Dirt Bike Magazine and I’ve been attending the event ever since. Read
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30 of the World’s Top Drivers Signed Up for the $180,000 2015 Trick Truck Challenge

The 2015 BlueWater Parker “425” presented by IMPACT will mark the fifth year for Best In The Desert’s Trick Truck Challenge. 30 of the top Trick Truck race drivers in the world have signed up for a piece of the $180,000 that will be paid out during the course of the season. The bonus prize money will be paid out to the first through fifth place Trick Truck finishers at each of the scheduled six Best In The Desert races. Also awarded to the overall champion at the end of the year will be an additional year-end bonus along with
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