Events/CompetitionsPress Release

VORRA Yerington 300 Will Parade Through Town

RENO,NV    MAY 24, 2010:  Yerington, NV will have a parade down Main Street this Memorial Day Weekend: It will consist of the VORRA Yerington 300 race competitors on Saturday at 6pm.       The third race of the 2010 VORRA series, this weekend May 28-31, 2010 in Yerington, NV, consists of multiple events surrounding the 300 mile desert race.  “We are excited to work with the City of Yerington to put on this event.  They welcome us every year and their hospitality makes for a great weekend of racing,” said Wes Harbor VORRA series promoter.

The Yerington 300 will be a challenging 50-mile loop course totaling 300 miles through the deserts just West of town.  “This is a ‘Classic Yerington’ race,” said Harbor when commenting about the terrain consisting of stutter bumps, whoops, and plenty of fast smooth roads with spectacular views.  The recent rain and snow, mixed with sunny weather this week, will create the perfect soil texture for exceptional traction.

The weekend is set to be packed full of events in the city of Yerington.  Starting on Friday night, Casino West will be hosting the welcome party with the starting position lottery for pre-entered racers.  All day Saturday spectators can mingle with racers and their vehicles at Casino West during registration and tech inspection, which will be followed by a “Parade of all Race Vehicles” down Main Street at 6:00pm.

Racing starts early on Sunday morning with a 6:30am green flag for ATV’s.  The Limited Pro and UTV classes will start out of the gate by 9:00am, with the Pro and Sportsman classes starting at 10:00am.  The finish line closes at 7pm on Sunday night giving 10 hours for most to complete all 6 laps and claiming 300 miles.

VORRA is in its 35th year of producing high quality yet affordable racing while also creating fun events around the race making it a great place to have friends and family enjoy Memorial Day Weekend spectating or competing.  The starting line grid is already shaping up with many of the VORRA family pre-registered including three Total Chaos cars making an appearance.  This race is a great opportunity to bring your desert racer, UTV or ATV out to race, be sure to pre-register today.

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