Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series – Wild West Motorsports Park Reno / Sparks, Nevada – August 25th- 26th
Corona, CA- (July 6, 2012) The Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series is gearing up for their inaugural appearance at the Wild West Motorsports Park, August 25th-26th in Sparks, NV for the Toyota Silver State Showdown Presented By Fox Shox. As each driver fights their way through the 15-event 2012 series towards the championship, Rounds 11 & 12 are sure to be a shoot out to the end.
“Norm Dianda with Q&D Construction and the Reno Sparks Convention and Visitor’s Authority havebeen great partners in bringing the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series to Reno Sparks,” said Alex Striler, Director of Sales and Marketing for Lucas Oil Off Road. “They’ve opened the door to many local businesses for us and introduced us to several enthusiastic potential event partners and local sponsors. We are really looking forward to bringing our races to the Reno Sparks area.”
The Series is pleased to welcome the addition of two Official Hotel Partners, the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino and the Silver Legacy Resort and Casino for the upcoming event.
Both properties are offering greatly discounted rates to Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series teams, sponsors and fans along with individually hosting Lucas Oil sponsored cocktail parties during the race weekend.
Grand Sierra Resort and Casino
For the family oriented fans, the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino has recently invested 25 million in renovations on their Resort in Reno. Updates include: Room renovations, 40,000 sq. ft. of go karts, bowling, laser tag, movie theater and numerous other entertainment facilities on-site for spending quality down time with the kids along with a full casino.
Use the room rate code: LUCAS when booking a room online or by calling the hotel at 1-800-501-2651. Special rates will be $69.00 for standard room and $100.00 for Summit Suites. The Grand Sierra also has ample parking for large race haulers and trailers. RV parking available. The Thursday Welcome Party will be held at the Grand Sierra.
If you are looking for a great place to stay closer to the downtown action, the Silver Legacy Resort and Casino is a great choice. Traditional Reno gaming action, 28 different dining and entertainment venues are all part of the Silver Legacy experience. Nationally renowned comedian Brian Regan is performing Friday, August 24th at the casino. It’s also within easy walking distance of several popular downtown Reno attractions and directly connected to the Eldorado Casino and Circus Circus Casino. The Saturday night “After Party” will be held at the Silver Legacy.
Click on the link below for your special Lucas Oil room rates at the Silver Legacy or call in on our toll free number of 1-800-687-8733 and use the discount code: LUCAS12 for special room rates. Special Room rates are $45.00 plus tax and resort fee Sunday thru Thursday and $69.00 plus tax and resort fee Friday and Saturday. Suites are available for $75.00 midweek and $100.00 Friday and Saturday.
Due to the ever-increasing popularity of the sport, the television coverage is also extensive, with airings on CBS, CBS Sports Network, MAVTV, NBC Sports, and SPEED. It’s going to be an action-packed weekend of racing action.
This high impact Series includes the following classes: Pro 4, Pro 2, Pro Lite, Super Lite, Pro Buggy, Limited Buggy, and kart classes for the youngsters. It’s true short course racing at its very best, there’s nowhere to hide, and no place to rest for the competitors and pure excitement for the fans.
The driver line-up in the Series come from all corners of the motorsports world: Seven-time Supercross champion, Jeremy McGrath, Freestyle MX Star and the “General” of the Metal Mulisha, Brian Deegan, Baja Off Road Legend, Rob MacCachren, Multi-time Short Course Champion, Carl Renezeder, X Games Icon Jeremy “Twitch” Stenberg and the Legendary Off Road Family of Kyle, Todd and Curt LeDuc just to name a few.
Kids 5 and under are free with a paid adult general admission ticket. The venue also features an exciting Midway Area, where fans can meet their favorite drivers and check out the fun-filled vendor’s displays.
About the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series
The Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series is the evolution of the long-standing support of short course racing by Forrest Lucas and Lucas Oil Products. Steeped in the Midwest tradition of short course off road racing infused with a West Coast influence, Lucas Oil Off Road Racing brings intense four wheel door to door action to challenging, fan friendly tracks.