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2023 Rigid Industries Golden State “250”

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2023 Rigid Industries Golden State “250”
May 18–20

2023 Rigid Industries Golden State “250”


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California City, CA

72 Mile Loop


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Friday, February 17th, 2023

Draw for Starting Positions-

  • UTV’s – Points Standings , then Random Draw
  • MC/Quads/3-Wheels – Random Draw 

Friday, February 24th, 2023

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM – Registration, Contingency, Tech & Event Expo

Registration & Contingency – American Legion – 8108 Bay Ave, California City, CA 93505

Tech Inspection & Event Expo- Aspen Valley Mall 

9:00 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

 American Legion – 8108 Bay Ave, California City, CA 93505

Attendance is Mandatory (see media section of website for more information)

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM Media Meeting

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

1:30 PM – 4:00 PM – Youth Races

Peralta Ranch Main Pit – Drivers Meeting at staging prior to 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 P 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 UTV Awards – Location TBD

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM – Mandatory Drivers Meeting

    Location TBD  

25 Random Vehicle Numbers will be called to confirm attendance

1-hour penalty will be applied to those not present

Saturday, February 25th, 2023

 1st Race of Day – MC – Quads – 3-Wheels

6:30 AM – 7:00 AM Staging

7:00 AM – Start by Class – Peralta Ranch Main Pit

2nd Race of Day – UTVs – All Classes

12:30 PM – 1:00 PM Staging

1:00 – Start by Class – Peralta Ranch Main Pit


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General Information

2023 GS250 Draw OrderAs of 2/17

Your pit crew must fill out the Racer Pit Liability Form available online by clicking here! Each Racer will be given the number of Pit Wristbands registered on the online site. 

2023 GS250 FIP

2023 Golden State SOE

GS250 Particpant Map

Cal City – Area Map – 2.24

 Map to Alternate Pit 



Any Media requests must be filled out and returned 10 days before the event.

Media Meeting –Friday, February 24th, 2023 10:00 AM

Drone/Helicopter Meeting – Friday, February 24th, 2023 10:30 AM

  • No Helicopters will be allowed at this event.

Drone Registration Form

Pit Support

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

Volunteer Information

Come out and be a part of TEAM BITD! This Volunteer Sign-Up Form must be submitted before February 13th, 2023.

Sign the Liability Form: HERE 

mandatory Volunteer Meeting will be held Friday, February 24th, 2023 at 7::00 PM in the American Legion at 8108 Bay Ave, California City, CA 93505. For your participation you will receive an event T-Shirt, pins, stickers and more!


Please complete the appropriate form today and email it back to Contingency@BITD.com before February 20th, 2023.  Your decals will be prepared for you prior to the event. If you need decals, you will need to contact our office to have them mailed to you. We will not have forms onsite. We go on the honor system, so please but honest about what companies you are supported or sponsored by.


2022 Contingency – MC / Quad – Updated 3/9/22

2022 Contingency Form – UTV– Updated 6/14/22

Racing Trax

 RacingTrax.com – Register for your tracking unit TODAY. Racing Trax units will be required for all UTV’s (Adult), MC, 3-Wheelers and Quads. Same day, on site, registration late fee is $25. This tracking unit is separate from your transponder. THIS IS FOR YOUR SAFETY, NOT FOR YOUR SCORE. You will pick up the unit onsite and our Racing Trax team will install it at the Tech & Event Expo. If you need a bracket, please order today and have it installed before the event.

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 2023 for ALL Pressure Pro fuel system units.

BITD staff will be inspecting Pressure Pro units for updates.


Click here to view the
2023 BITD Series Overview