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2023 Laughlin Desert Classic

 
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2023 Laughlin Desert Classic
Oct 12–15

2023 Laughlin Desert Classic

"Duel In The Desert"

RACERS:

  
motorcycle iconMOTORCYCLE
quad iconQUAD
utv iconUTV
truck iconTRUCK
car iconCAR

Laughlin, NV

17 Miles

SCHEDULE

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Thursday, October 12th, 2023

Time Trials

Subject to change *Watch out for text alerts*

 

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM    Time Trial Check-In – Onsite @ BITD Box Van  

12:00 PM – 12:15 PM     Staging Group A – 1000 & 7200

12:15 PM – 12:45 PM     Escort Lap

12:45 PM – 1:15 PM       Qualifying Lap  

1:15 PM –  1:30 PM        Staging Group B – 6100 & 6200

1:30 PM – 2:00 PM          Escort Lap

2:00 PM – 2:45 PM          Qualifying Lap

2:45 PM – 3:00 PM          Staging Group C – Trick Truck & Class 1500

3:00 PM – 3:30 PM          Escort Lap

3:30 PM – 4:15 PM          Qualifying Lap

Friday, October 13th, 2023

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM – Registration, Contingency, Tech & Event Expo

 

Registration- Harrah’s Laughlin – Ballroom

Tech Inspection- Harrah’s Laughlin – Parking Lot *See Map*

8:00 AM – 11:00 AM       Youth UTV (Priority)

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM       All classes open to Tech & Registration

 

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Media / Helicopter & Drone Meeting

 

    Held in Harrah’s Laughlin – Ballroom

 

Attendance is Mandatory

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM Media Meeting

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM Helicopter & Drone Meeting

 

12:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Youth Races – Laughlin Events Center

 

 

 Drivers Meeting at staging before site lap  

 

 

1:30 PM– Youth 170 Prod, 170 Mod & 250 Mod Race Staging

2:00 PM – 2:15 PM Site Lap 

2:15 PM – 2:45 PM Race #1 Start

 

2:45 PM – Youth 570 Prod & 570 Mod Staging

3:00 PM – 3:15 PM Site Lap 

3:15 PM – 3:45 PM– Race #2 Start 

 

3:45 PM – Youth RS1 & 1000 Race Staging

4:00 PM – 4:15 PM Site Lap 

4:15 PM – 4:45 PM – Race #3 Start

 

5:30 PM – 6:00 PM – Youth Awards  

 

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM – Mandatory Drivers Meeting / Youth Awards

 

    Held in Harrah’s Laughlin Ballroom

 

25 Random Vehicle Numbers will be called to confirm attendance

1-hour penalty will be applied to those not present

Saturday, October 14th, 2023

6:30 AM – Staging Race 1

7:00 AM – Race # 1 Start – 5 Laps with GP Finish – Motorcycles, Quads & 3-Wheelers

 

***All Times Approximate after the 1st Race Starts – Be Alert, Early, and Ready

(Listen to your radio!)

 

8:30 AM – Staging Race 2

9:00 AM – Race #2 Starts2 Laps – Class 8200 (Pre-Run)

 

9:30 AM – Staging Race 3

10:00 AM – Race #3 Starts4 Laps – Class 8100,7300, 7100, 6000, 4500, 1200, 1100, All Jeep Speed

 

11:00 AM – Staging Race 4

11:30 AM – Race #4 Starts4 Laps – UTV Trophy Unlimited and Production NA

 

12:30 PM – Staging Race 5

1:00 PM – Race #5 Starts – 4 Laps – UTV Production Turbo, Super Stock and Sportsman Rally

 

2:00 PM – Staging Race 6

2:30 PM – Race #6 Starts4 LapsClass 8000, 6200, 6100, 7200, 1000, 5000 and 4400

 

3:30 PM – Staging Race 7

4:00 PM – Race #7 Starts – 4 Laps – Trick Truck and Class 1500

Sunday, October 15th, 2023

6:30 AM – Staging Race 1

7:00 AM – Race # 1 Start – 5 Laps with GP Finish – Motorcycles, Quads & 3-Wheelers

 

***All Times Approximate after the 1st Race Starts – Be Alert, Early, and Ready

(Listen to your radio!)

 

8:30 AM – Staging Race 2

9:00 AM – Race #2 Starts2 Laps – Class 8200 (Pre-Run)

 

9:30 AM – Staging Race 3

10:00 AM – Race #3 Starts4 Laps – Class 8100,7300, 7100, 6000, 4500, 1200, 1100, All Jeep Speed

 

11:00 AM – Staging Race 4

11:30 AM – Race #4 Starts4 Laps – UTV Trophy Unlimited and Production NA

 

12:30 PM – Staging Race 5

1:00 PM – Race #5 Starts – 4 Laps – UTV Production Turbo, Super Stock and Sportsman Rally

 

2:00 PM – Staging Race 6

2:30 PM – Race #6 Starts4 LapsClass 8000, 6200, 6100, 7200, 1000, 5000 and 4400

 

3:30 PM – Staging Race 7

4:00 PM – Race #7 Starts – 4 Laps – Trick Truck and Class 1500

RACE INFORMATION

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Registration Information

Online Registration Opens September 15th, 2023! There are new procedures for 2023, so please read below for crucial steps to follow for this year!  

  •  Racer Registration 
  • Things to Note:
      • The link to register can be found above or by clicking here.
      • After you register, the Racer Liability Form MUST be filled out by each entrant online by October 6th,2023. This can be filled out by clicking here.
      • Draw for Starting Positions will be October 3rd, 2023.
      • Registration will be open until October 6th, 2023
        • All walk-in entries will be required to pay a $100 on-site fee.
      •   If you need a Race Vehicle Number, call the office at (702) 457-5775
      • Transponder Numbers need to be entered correctly. These are used to score the race. If you enter your transponder number incorrectly, you could be timed incorrectly.
      • If you need to add or remove a team member not originally included on your entry form, please email the office at bitd@bitd.com to have this updated before the On-site Registration.
  • Pit Waivers
    •  Things to Note:
      • Each person on your pit support team will need to sign individually online. Use the Link provided HERE
      • At Registration, each Race team will be given only the amount of wristbands as they have liability forms filled out. If this process has yet to be completed before registration, you will need to bring in either a screenshot or a printed copy of your team’s completed waivers. These can be found in an email confirmation. No exceptions.

Volunteer Information

Come out and be a part of TEAM BITD! 

Firstly, fill out this Volunteer Sign-Up Form by October 9th, 2023.

After you’ve filled the form out, be sure to sign the Online waiver by clicking here: Volunteer Liability Waiver 

Our Race Director will call you shortly to get you into the best seat in the house: a spot on the course! 

A mandatory Volunteer Meeting will be held in person on October 13th at 7:00 PM at Harrah’s. You will receive an event T-shirt, pins, stickers, and more for participating!

Racing Trax

  RacingTrax.com – Register for your tracking unit when registration opens. The same day, on-site, registration late fee is $25 MANDATORY FOR ALL CAR / TRUCK / ADULT UTV Classes. This is separate from your transponder. You will pick up the unit on-site and they will install the unit. Iif you need a bracket order today so you can install it before the event.

VP Racing Fuels

 Get your fuel pre-ordered from VP Racing Fuels by clicking here!

Pressure Pro

Please watch the attached video link below from Vince Skandunas with Pressure Pro with the “relief valve update.”

These updates from Pressure Pro will be “MANDATORY” for ALL BITD EVENTS starting in 2022 for ALL Pressure Pro fuel system units.

BITD staff will be inspecting Pressure Pro units for updates.

https://youtu.be/ChhcDUJcTDQ

Media Requirements

Any Media requests must be completed and returned 15 days before the event. See the Media form online at bitd.com/media

Race Media Meeting – October 13th, 10:00 AM

Drone/Helicopter Meeting –October 13th, 10:30 AM 

Drone Registration Form

Helicopter Registration Form

Vendor Information

Come out and get your business exposed to 1000’s of Off-Road Racing Enthusiasts! On Friday, October 13th, 2023, at Tech and Contingency at the Harrah’s Laughlin Casino, you will see Racers from all over the world! Don’t miss out on the opportunity to widen your customer base. 

To participate, fill out the FORM by clicking here. This applies to Contingency sponsors as well! Space is limited, and we need to know who is coming. If you have any questions, contact our Expo Coordinator, George Antill, at (702) 423-8443

Trophy Policy

Our policy has been updated for 2023! We trophy a Podium Finish, which is 1st – 2nd – 3rd Place, like the Olympics!  Please read this so you know how many trophies we give out and how to redeem your trophy! 

2023 Trophy Policy

Hotel Codes

Tropicana

Group Code: S10BTD3

https://www.caesars.com/book/?propCode=TLA&action=FindRooms&groupcode=S10BTD3

Rates:

$30        10/12

$65        10/13

$75        10/14

$30        10/15

Phone Number: 800-343-4533

Cutoff Date: 10/5

 

Harrah’s

Group Code: S10BIT3

https://www.caesars.com/book/?propCode=LAU&action=FindRooms&groupcode=S10BIT3

Rates:

$35        10/12

$70        10/13

$80        10/14

$35        10/15

Phone Number: 866-781-9572

Cutoff Date: 10/5