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General Tire Kicks Off Best In The Desert Series Atop the Podium at 'Parker 425'

General Tire Kicks Off Best In The Desert Series Atop the Podium at 'Parker 425'

Mikey Childress places third in class and sixth overall. Macrae Glass captures first 2012 class win for General Tire. Fort Mill, SC – February 7, 2012. The Best In The Desert (BITD) Series kicked off at the “Parker 425” over…

0 Comments / 0 View / February 12, 2012

Matt Parks Joins Jagged-X Racing for 2012 BITD Season

Matt Parks Joins Jagged-X Racing for 2012 BITD Season

Jagged-X Set to Campaign 2 Polaris UTV’s in 2012 Phoenix, AZ – 12/26/11 -With the 2011 Best In The Desert (BITD) season complete, Brandon Schueler and the Jagged-X desert off-road race team fell just a few points short of capturing their…

0 Comments / 0 View / December 27, 2011

La Paz Racing Wins The Henderson 250 On Their Way To Back To Back BITD Class 8100 Championships

La Paz Racing Wins The Henderson 250 On Their Way To Back To Back BITD Class 8100 Championships

In an environment notorious for destroying equipment and drivers’ will, La Paz Racing has found the secret to success in the desert.  “Drive the vehicle you have, not the vehicle you wish you had,” La Paz driver Tim Casey shares. …

0 Comments / 0 View / December 22, 2011

Mad Media & Best in The Desert to Produce the Greatest Off-Road Race in the World – The Legendary Mint 400

Mad Media & Best in The Desert to Produce the Greatest Off-Road Race in the World – The Legendary Mint 400

The world-renowned General Tire Mint 400 was recently acquired by The Martelli Brothers – partners in the nationally recognized marketing/production group Mad Media – who have since formed a multi-year partnership with Casey Folks of Best in the Desert to…

0 Comments / 2 View / December 14, 2011

Back-to-Back Best In The Desert Championships For Team GT’s “Ballistic” BJ Baldwin and Macrae Glass

Back-to-Back Best In The Desert Championships For Team GT’s “Ballistic” BJ Baldwin and Macrae Glass

“Ballistic” BJ Baldwin wins Best in The Desert Trick Truck championship. Macrae Glass wins Best In The Desert Class 8 championship on General Tires. Fort Mill, SC – December 7, 2011. “Ballistic” BJ Baldwin entered the final race of the…

0 Comments / 1 View / December 7, 2011

Adam Householder Takes The Trick Truck Victory In Henderson

Adam Householder Takes The Trick Truck Victory In Henderson

Adam Householder just keeps getting faster and faster.  After starting 28th off the line at Best In The Desert’s (BITD) Silver State 300 earlier this season, Householder shocked the competition and brought home his first Trick Truck win (BITD’s equivalent of…

0 Comments / 0 View / December 7, 2011

“Ballistic” BJ Baldwin Leads Team GT Into Epic Desert Showdown at Best In The Desert Finale

“Ballistic” BJ Baldwin Leads Team GT Into Epic Desert Showdown at Best In The Desert Finale

Seven General Tire supported drivers entered in the 2011 TransWest Ford Henderson 250 in Henderson, NV. General Tire’s Grabber tire to be featured on all seven Team GT entries during the event held, December 2-4.   Ft. Mill, SC – December…

0 Comments / 0 View / December 1, 2011

John Swift and Steve Olliges Finish Third Overall At Blue Water Desert Challenge

John Swift and Steve Olliges Finish Third Overall At Blue Water Desert Challenge

Competition was fierce at last weekend’s Best In The Desert (BITD) Blue Water Desert Challenge, with 17 Class 1400 Trick Trucks battling for season points and the overall win at the two-day event.   Steve Olliges and co-driver Jason Bateman were…

0 Comments / 0 View / October 20, 2011

Freitas Offroad Motorsports Comes From The Back To Finish First In Class 1 At Vegas To Reno

Freitas Offroad Motorsports Comes From The Back To Finish First In Class 1 At Vegas To Reno

In only his second season racing in Best In The Desert’s unlimited ranks, Garrick Freitas has made his presence known by winning the TSCO Vegas to Reno race.  Winning in desert racing’s premier Class 1500 and coming in 2nd overall out…

0 Comments / 0 View / August 29, 2011

John Swift and Steve Olliges Take The Bronze At Vegas To Reno

John Swift and Steve Olliges Take The Bronze At Vegas To Reno

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John Swift and Steve Olliges knew that competition would be tough for the 2011 Best In The Desert Vegas to Reno race when over 250 drivers tossed their hat in the ring.  The entry list for the longest desert race…

0 Comments / 0 View / August 25, 2011