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“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 1, 2011. In the last race of the 2011 Best In The Desert Series, the …
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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 13th off the line on Saturday in the No. 28 BFGoodrich / MasterCraft Safety Trick Truck.  …
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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 of 298 vehicles in the longest off-road race in America was anything but easy though.  …
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Torchmate Racing Mike Shaffer Chases Season Title at BITD Vegas to Reno

RENO, NV     AUGUST 17, 2011   Mike Shaffer and the Shaffer-Motorsports Team will run the longest offroad race in the US on Friday  August 19th; the TSCO Best in the Desert Vegas to Reno race.  The team is currently in third place, only 10 points out of first in the Class 1000 series.  Their goal is to improve on the third …
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Lasher Motorsports heads to the BITD Vegas to Reno Race this weekend!

This weekend the Lasher Motorsports team heads to Las Vegas, NV for the TSCO Vegas to Reno Race.   Sitting 3rd in the points championship the Lasher Motorsports teams is looking to improve their position at Vegas to Reno.The team has used the off season to focus on improving their Kawasaki Teryx.  Since the Blue Water …
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Mike Childress and THR Motorsports Overcome Challenges to Finish Third at BITD Silver State 300

Mike Childress and THR Motorsports came to the Best In The Desert (BITD) Biltek Silver State 300 (SS300) with high expectations after winning the prestigious Mint 400.  With less than a month to prepare Childress’ Porter/ES Motorsports buggy for the Silver State 300, there was little time to celebrate their victory at the Mint.  Childress …