With just days to go before the start of the Best in the Desert TSCO “Vegas to Reno” off road race, taking place August 18-21, 2010, Casey Folks, the owner and director of Best in the Desert, announced they are nearly at 250 entries in this prestigious race. Folks was quoted, “We are pleased to announce we have nearly 250 cars, trucks, motorcycles, utv’s and quads entered in this tough event.”
Folks continued, “With the Wild Blow Out Welcome Party sponsored by Red Bull, the Aliante Hotel in North Las Vegas is the place to be on Wednesday August 18th.” This party will feature the Team Ford Pole Award presentation of $1,000 in cash to the winner of the time trials by Steve Olliges, President of Team Ford, Nevada’s number one Ford Dealer. Plus the announcement of the Time Trials held earlier that day in Primm, Nevada will be made.
Entrants are coming from more than 25 states, and as far away as Hawaii, Canada and South Africa. Spectator viewing is available all along Highway 95, with access to the pits without a pit pass. The high-speed finish will be able to be seen from the Dayton Events center grandstands in Dayton, Nevada, just south of Reno, at no charge.
Headquarters hotel for the race start is the Aliante Resort and Casino in North Las Vegas. Events at this location include a festive celebration showcasing the results of the Time Trials which determines start positions for the fastest vehicles, and will be held August 18th on private property in Primm, Nevada. The Time Trials start order and winner of the Team Ford Pole award, paying $1,000 in cash, will be at 7PM at the Aliante Resort & Casino, in the Access Night Club, sponsored by Red Bull.
Thursday, August 19th, racer sign-ups are inside the Aliante Hotel, with contingency in the Aliante parking lot. The next day, August 20th, the race starts in Beatty, Nevada and finishes in the Dayton, Nevada Events Center, about 20 minutes from Reno, Nevada, where spectators are welcome to come and experience what these high-powered machines look like after approximately 535 miles of torturous desert terrain.
Headquarters hotel for the finish of the race is the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, Nevada, where race finish celebrations will be held. Many race vehicles will be on display at the Grand Sierra parking lot Saturday morning the 21st, where locals can come and check out these 500+ horsepower race vehicles.
Some of the leading racers entered include in the Trick Truck class: Jason Voss, Steve Olliges, Tim Herbst, Larry Roeseler, Brian Collins, Bryce Menzies, Rick D. Johnson, Roger Norman, B.J. Baldwin. In Class 1500 Open Buggies: T.J. Flores, Steve Raskett, Sam Berri and Harley Letner.
Still opportunities available to reach more than 25,000 online viewers of the TSCO “Vegas to Reno” Live Internet Broadcast…contact Steve Myers at 949/294-9035 or Don Fall at 619/258-6225.
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