I know it's a bit of a haul for most of you, but BOR is putting on the Jackpot 200 on July 7th, and this is easily my favorite course. Would love to see a few more 9s come up, and don't forget to wave at the UTV's changing flats in Easy Street.
Just curious. Seems like a long drive even for the BORE folks, but, since it appears that VORRA is maybe not as active as it was, have you guys thought about trying to get a permit for areas like Weeks, Nevada? Would sure help your car counts from the west and the area has a history of races.
We WILL be at Jackpot with one or more trucks. BTW, for those like Bro-Gill... 7 hours on a lovely open empty highway with fast speed limits is NOTHING like driving to Baja. Driving the 15 through Cali to the border sucks ARSE compared to driving to Jackpot. Rooms are cheap, the race is cheap, the course isn't beat to death. There are a few rocks in "easy street"... just a few, ha ha. Isn't "Weeks" in Alaska?
Bro-Gill you are old school if you know where Weeks, Nv is. BTW, my parents have the highway sign for Weeks on their patio. Good desert out there.
Jackpot from Sacramento Valley or Reno is not out of the question for a tow. It is an easy drive and closer than Barstow.
We went to Weeks and camped all the time during the years VORRA ran the 3 desert race seasons every Summer. Weeks, Virginia City, Yerrington, Dayton, Fallon, etc... It was great family racing. Remember the first time I went to Weeks, ever. Asked a guy how to get there. He said 'Take the 50 to the 95A south. When you cross the bridge, you are in Weeks. We crossed the bridge, but we still weren't 'anywhere'. Made a left and started camping. Later that day, people started showing up. My favorite was for a race in the mid 1980s. We had been out there for a few days prerunning. I think it was Thursday or Friday night before the race. Campfires, folks just heading out and all the sudden, to the east, missiles heading up. To the south, missiles heading up. To the northwest, missiles heading up. We started asking people who had come in that day if there had been any brouhaha going on between Reagan and Russia. Folks were saying goodbyes, shaking hands, etc... Later someone came in from the bar up the the highway intersection and said it was just a test. Different times and a different place back then. Really miss Virginia City. Was the GREATEST small race.