2019 Best In The Desert Schedule

BITD 2019

Best In The Desert (BITD) has announced its eight-event 2019 race schedule. There are some new dates, some new sponsors and, as always, great racing adventures scheduled for 2019.

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2019 Best In The Desert Schedule

The 2019 season kicks off January 11 and 12 in Parker, Arizona, with the GMZ UTV Winter Nationals “Casey Folks” Parker 250 presented by Polaris RZR. This “Showdown in the Desert” is open to all Motorcycle, Quad, and UTV classes.

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Following the season opener is the famed BlueWater Resort & Casino Parker 425 presented by Impact on January 31 through February 3, also in Parker, Arizona, along the majestic Colorado River. A special one-day Pre-Fun Run for the race will be held on Sunday, January 13.

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Next on tap is the BFGoodrich Tires Mint 400, “The Great American Off-Road Race.” It takes place in Las Vegas on March 7-10, 2019. This is a points race for the Car, Truck, UTV classes, and for the first time in many years, the motorcycle classes are being added for this running of the race.

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Following The Mint 400, the Polaris RZR UTV World Championship heads to Laughlin, Nevada, from April 5-7. Titled “A Desert Race in a Class of Its Own,” the event is open to desert and short-course UTV classes as well as Motorcycles and Quads. No Car or Truck classes for this race. The UTV Leap is back by popular demand. This event also includes a fun-filled Family Poker Run for UTVs only.

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The VT Construction Silver State 300 presented by Method Race Wheels follows on May 2-5. The race is open to all Best In The Desert classes, and pre-race festivities will take place in Las Vegas. There will be a Pre-Fun Run for the race on April 20 and 21.

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Following a short summer break, Best In The Desert racing gets back on track with its flagship event, the famous General Tire Vegas-to-Reno presented by FOX. For 2019, the 23rd annual running of “The Longest Off-Road Race In The United States” takes place from August 14-17.

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2019 will close out the season with the Method Race Wheels Laughlin Desert Classic presented by Polaris RZR. This two-day race format “Duel in the Desert” will take place October 10-13. The race is open to the Car and Truck classes only, but a 100-percent night race for UTVs is back for Thursday, October 11. This race will have two separate groups, racing 10 laps over the 16-mile course, illuminated only by their on-board vehicle lighting.

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Next BITD Race for 2017

But we still have more racing for this year, and next up is the Vegas-to-Reno event scheduled for August 15-18.

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Here’s a look at last year’s Vegas-to-Reno with two videos from Digital Dirt Media, showcasing the number 910 Can-Am of Lonestar Racing. The videos have similar footage of the LSR #910, but you have a choice of a soundtrack of metal in the first and mellow sounds in the second.

VIDEO | Lonestar Racing 2017 Vegas-to-Reno

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Best In The Desert, Inc. Racing was founded by the late Casey Folks. BITD consists largely of volunteer off-road racing enthusiasts dedicated to the sport of racing. The Philosophy of the organization is to provide top quality, world-class off-road-racing events, and, more importantly, to make those events exciting, spectacular, fun, different, well paying, and most of all, affordable.