Events/Competitions

2012 FOX off-road desert championships push and test limits of man and machine

Athletes who took victories in limited open-wheeled cars and big V8-powered trucks say winning races has become more about intense full-speed, all-out racing. EL CAJON, Calif. — While no one would ever call off-road desert racing easy, its evolution has seen the races become more challenging and strenuous on both the drivers …
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Yokohama Tire Corporation-Sponsored Off-Roaders Cameron and Heidi Steele Gearing up for ‘Vegas to Reno’ Race, August 16-18

Racers will use Geolandar® tires to tackle ‘the longest off-road race in the U.S.’ FULLERTON, CA. – (Aug. 14, 2012) – Yokohama Tire Corporation-sponsored Cameron and Heidi Steele – the husband and wife team known as “off-road racing’s power couple” – will be back in action at the Best in …
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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 …
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Vegas to Reno Ultra4 Winner Finishes KOH 2010

RIVERSIDE, CA February 17, 2010: Kevin Sacalas was one of only 43 drivers out of 100 to successfully complete the 2010 Griffin King of the Hammers race held in Johnson Valley on February 12th. King of the Hammers was Sacalas’ 2nd race to date driving his #4435 rock racing vehicle which fans have affectionately named “The Big Ugly.” Sacalas built The Big Ugly in his garage in the summer of 2009 and debuted the vehicle racing as Team Viking Offroad at Best in the Desert's Vegas to Reno: The Long Way: a punishing 3-day one thousand mile race in which Sacalas took 1st place in the Ultra4 class.