“Life is an Adventure. Come live your adventure with Best In The Desert!” Casey Folks

Best In The Desert Announces Exciting New Sponsors For 2019

Posted January 7, 2019

VP Racing Fuels, American Fastbacks, Jimco Racing and DirtNation.com Join Impressive List of OEM and Aftermarket Companies Supporting Off-Road Desert Racing’s Largest and Most Prestigious Series

LAS VEGAS, NV (January 7th, 2019)– Best in the Desert, the largest off-road race series in North America, announced today that it has signed several important new sponsors for 2019. At the top of the list is VP Racing Fuels as “Official Fuel” Sponsor for Best In The DesertVP Racing Fuels is recognized as a leader in fuels and additives for motorsports racing and has a long and established relationship with the sport of off-road desert racing. Joining VP Racing Fuels is American Fastbacks, manufacturers of a line of revolutionary Jeep JK and TJ/LJ hard tops that drastically reduce cabin noise while protecting drivers from the open road.  Another company with a long and storied heritage in off-roading, Jimco Racing, joins Best In The Desert as Presenting Sponsor of the Laughlin Desert Classic. Last but not least, DirtNation.com a media and event photography company that is synonymous with off-road desert racing is coming on board for 2019 as a Silver Level Associate Sponsor.

These companies join an impressive list of OEM and Aftermarket companies already on board as corporate sponsors of Best In The Desert including Ford Trucks, Polaris, General Tire, Rugged Radio, Beta Motorcycles, Lucas Oils, Fabtech, KC HiLites, Method Race Wheels, Trophy Tractor, VT Construction, Impact, RnR Steel, GMZ Race Products, BlueWater Resort and Casino, Fox, Tactical Recovery Equipment, Sportsman Cycle, Dick’s Racing, True Travel, McKenzies and Slime. 

“VP Racing Fuels is excited to be back as the official fuel of Best in The Desert,” says Mike Emerson, West Coast Regional Manager for VP Racing Fuels.  “VP has had a long history with Best in the Desert and works closely with the racers and engine builders in the off-road market.  VP is always on the forefront of fuel innovation with over 70 blends of fuel, including one of our newest blends for the exploding UTV market, UTV96.  You will see VP more active on contingency showcasing our newest performance products and continuing trackside fuel service through Amber Racing Services.”

“VP Racing has huge respect for what Casey Folks built over the years and we are looking forward to growing with the current leadership of Best in the Desert and building on that legacy,” says Bruce Hendel, Vice President North American Sales for VP.

“We are fortunate to have the support of so many great companies as sponsors of our series”, said Scot Harden, Best In The Desert Marketing/Business Development Director. “It’s a testament to the shared vision we all have for the sport of off-road desert racing and our collective desire to grow the sport. More importantly it’s also a statement about their confidence in Best In The Desert as a marketing platform to help them sell product. We are particularly proud to have VP Racing Fuels back as our “Official Fuel” Sponsor. No company is more dedicated or committed to the sport of off-road desert racing than VP.”

Best in the Desert Series kicks off its 37th season with the GMZ Race Products UTV Winter Nationals Parker 250 Presented By Polaris.  The event takes place on January 11th – 13th, 2019 in Parker, AZ. It’s the start of an all-new season at Best In The Desert and a great turnout is expected.

Contact Liz Marshall at Best in the Desert at bitd@bitd.com 
or by calling 702-457-5775.

Contact Scot Harden at scot.harden@harden-offroad.com 
or by calling 951-491-1819.

Follow the action of the Lucas Oil Production Studios broadcasts of Best In The Desert events on the NBC Sports Network and MAVTV.

2019 Best In The Desert official sponsors: Ford Motor Company – Official Truck, General Tire – Official Tire, Lucas Oil Products – Official Oil, VP Racing Fuels – Official Fuel, Rugged Radios – Official Communications, Fabtech – Official Suspension, Polaris RZR – Official UTV, KC HiLiTES – Official Light, Beta Motorcycles – Official Motorcycle, Method Race Wheels, Tactical Recovery Equipment, Trophy Tractor, R-N-R Steel, Dicks Racing Suspension, American Fastbacks, Slime, McKenzies, DirtNation.com, Sportsman Cycle Sales, Fall Advertising and True Travel Dynamics.

Life is an Adventure.
Come Live Your Adventure with Best In The Desert…

Best In The Desert Racing Association
email: bitd@bitd.com
phone: (702) 457-5775

Media Contact:
email: mediabitd@fallads.com

Photos provided by Harlan Foley, DirtNation.com

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