Ryan Arciero Wins Best in the Desert’s Vegas to Reno

King Shocks takes takes seven of the top eight positions overall King Shocks Top Overall Finishes:1st – #32 Ryan Arciero (07:56:49.109)2nd – #6172 Dustin Grabowski (08:08:06.534)4th Place – #1575 James Dean (08:10:32.747)5th – #97 BJ Baldwin (08:10:54.877)6th – #127 Kyle Jergensen (08:12:01.271)7th – #24 Adam Householder (08:12:17.527)8th – #90 Raul Gomez (08:20:46.684) It was exactly… Continue reading Ryan Arciero Wins Best in the Desert’s Vegas to Reno

Dougans Racing Engines Finds the Podium at Vegas to Reno With Matney & Menzies

Dougans fields 21 Trick Trucks in the Longest Race in the United States Dougans Racing Engines went full force at Best in the Desert’s 2017 Vegas to Reno.  Named the longest off-road race in the United States, it is naturally the most grueling as well.  Of the 21 Dougans powered trick trucks that took the… Continue reading Dougans Racing Engines Finds the Podium at Vegas to Reno With Matney & Menzies

King Shocks’ Jason Voss Wins His Fourth Vegas to Reno in Five Years

King Shocks takes top two podium spots & Class 1 win in the longest race in the United States With a finishing time of 09:02:42.094, King Shocks’ Jason Voss earned the overall win at the 2017 Best in the Desert Vegas to Reno.  The victory marks his fourth Vegas to Reno overall win in five years and distances… Continue reading King Shocks’ Jason Voss Wins His Fourth Vegas to Reno in Five Years

Jason Voss Wins Best in the Desert’s 2017 Vegas to Reno

2017 Race-Dezert BITD Vegas to Reno Coverage After a grueling 550 miles, Jason Voss was first to the finish line in Dayton, NV and took home his fourth Vegas to Reno overall win in five years.  Starting from third qualifying position, Voss quickly got out front physically nearing the halfway point and remained in position to… Continue reading Jason Voss Wins Best in the Desert’s 2017 Vegas to Reno

Rob MacCachren Will Start First At Vegas To Reno

2017 Race-Dezert BITD Vegas to Reno Coverage The longest offroad race in America is now officially underway as 54 unlimited vehicles qualified this afternoon to see who would start first at the 2017 Best In The Desert Vegas To Reno race. BITD setup the qualifying loop out at Apex once again in the same area… Continue reading Rob MacCachren Will Start First At Vegas To Reno

Grabowski Brothers Racing 2017 Vegas to Reno Testing

After making its debut at the 2017 Baja 500, the Subaru Crosstrek Class 5 has already seized the attention of off-road racing and the imagination of the automotive world. Follow Grabowski Brothers Racing & Crawford Performance in Barstow, California as they test one of the most unique vehicles currently in the sport for the 2017… Continue reading Grabowski Brothers Racing 2017 Vegas to Reno Testing

Andy McMillin Puts Dougans Racing Engines Atop the Podium at Vegas to Reno

Dougans Racing Engines Now 4 for 4 in Major Off-Road Desert Races in 2016 Andy McMillin earned his first overall win of 2016 in his TSCO Racing T1 Trick Truck at Best in the Desert’s Vegas to Reno, solidifying his place in the top five Best in the Desert overall standings with two races remaining in… Continue reading Andy McMillin Puts Dougans Racing Engines Atop the Podium at Vegas to Reno

Banning Motorports wins class 2400 at 2015 Vegas To Reno

Banning Motorsports returned to the grueling BITD Vegas To Reno to take home another win! Phoenix, Arizona (September 10, 2015)– Banning Motorsports does it again as they return to the 2015 Best In The Desert “Vegas To Reno” and claim yet another win at this grueling race. The team is always ready for this race and… Continue reading Banning Motorports wins class 2400 at 2015 Vegas To Reno

Alcon celebrates podium domination at Best in the Desert’s Vegas to Reno

Alcon Specialist Brakes and Clutches would like to congratulate Jason Voss and BJ Baldwin on their podium places at the recent Vegas to Reno race. Running his Alcon-equipped truck, Jason Voss powered to his third consecutive victory at the longest off-road race in the USA, finishing a whole 30 minutes before second place. Alcon-equipped BJ… Continue reading Alcon celebrates podium domination at Best in the Desert’s Vegas to Reno

Dirt Will Fly as Yokohama Tire Digs in for Two Tough Races

SANTA ANA, CA (Aug. 12, 2015) – From the dry desert heat in southern Nevada to sweltering humidity on the East Coast, Yokohama Tire Corporation’s (YTC) motorsports teams are ready to roll in two different race series: the Red Bull Global Rallycross (RBGRC) competition at RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C. on August 15 and the… Continue reading Dirt Will Fly as Yokohama Tire Digs in for Two Tough Races

BITD Vegas To Reno returns and Banning Motorsports is ready to dominate two classes

Phoenix, Arizona (August 10, 2015)– We all know that Vegas to Reno is one of the big desert races of the year here in the states. Banning Motorsports is lucky enough to have numerous years of experience racing this brutal race and also being victorious. Now its time to see if they can do it… Continue reading BITD Vegas To Reno returns and Banning Motorsports is ready to dominate two classes

Baja Designs – Jonesin’ for a Win

August 21st, 2013 – San Marcos, CA – Baja Designs would like to congratulate competitors of the 2013 General Tire Vegas to Reno, with a special thanks to Team Enlightened and their chase crews. From the lights of the Las Vegas strip to the high desert of Reno, Nevada, this year’s General Tire Vegas to Reno challenged… Continue reading Baja Designs – Jonesin’ for a Win

Born From Competition, the GRABBER Tire Continues to Shine

Find out what it takes to win the General Tire Vegas to Reno race here. Team GT will rely on red letter GRABBER’s to get them to the finish line. Fort Mill, SC – August 16, 2013.  Noted as the longest off-road race in the U.S., the General Tire Vegas to Reno race provides a platform for… Continue reading Born From Competition, the GRABBER Tire Continues to Shine

Impact and MasterCraft Safety Go All In With Best In The Desert

Best In The Desert (BITD) continues to set entry records with every race, and Impact by MasterCraft Safety has taken notice.  The ink is still drying on their commitment to be the presenting sponsor of the “BlueWater Parker 425 Presented by Impact” for 2014 and beyond.  “We welcome Impact on board as the presenting sponsor of… Continue reading Impact and MasterCraft Safety Go All In With Best In The Desert

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 and the equipment. The long… Continue reading 2012 FOX off-road desert championships push and test limits of man and machine

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 the Desert’s 534-mile “Vegas to… Continue reading Yokohama Tire Corporation-Sponsored Off-Roaders Cameron and Heidi Steele Gearing up for ‘Vegas to Reno’ Race, August 16-18

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. … Continue reading Freitas Offroad Motorsports Comes From The Back To Finish First In Class 1 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 in America included 27 competitors in the marquee Trick Truck class, all vying with the… Continue reading John Swift and Steve Olliges Take The Bronze At Vegas To Reno

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… Continue reading Torchmate Racing Mike Shaffer Chases Season Title at BITD Vegas to Reno

Roger Norman New Look at BITD Vegas to Reno

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Roger Norman Qualifies 18th Overall, 10th in Class RENO, NV     AUGUST 17, 2011  –  Roger Norman and Jake Velasco qualified in the #8 Wide Open Excursions, Crystal Bay Casino Class 1400 Trick Truck for the longest race on US Soil, the Best in the Desert Vegas to Reno that starts at 9:30am Friday August 19th.  On Wednesday,… Continue reading Roger Norman New Look at BITD Vegas to Reno

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… Continue reading Lasher Motorsports heads to the BITD Vegas to Reno Race this weekend!

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.