All Best in the Desert Races

Welcome Racers to the 2014 Racing Season!  The THR Motorsports Parker "250" was a great success and we thank all of our racers for coming out to race the 2014 race season!  We hope you all had a great time and we look forward to see the MC's at the GPR Laughlin USHS, the UTV's at the General Tire Mint 400 and everyone back at the Canidae Tap It Silver State "300".

Results - 3 Lap Race

Results IM

UTV Results

Draw Order

Entry List - this is a complet list of entry's, please check your information, if you need to make any revisions please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  and we'll make the change

Directions - to the Main Pit and Alt Pit Midway

1st Info Letter - this letter gives you good intro info, more details will be sent out in the FIP (Final Information Packet) on Tuesday, Dec 31st! 

MCQ Entry Form - 2014 Entry form, fees same as last 5 years, fees have not been increased

UTV Entry Form - 2014 Entry form, fees same as last 5 years, fees have not been increased

Membership Form - 2014 membership, all racers "in the race vehicle" must be members of Best In The Desert, we are our own sanctioning body, and you must belong to a sanctioning body to race!  The membership is January-December.

Schedule of Events

Volunteer Form - we are always looking for help out on the course!  Camp out with your friends and family and get a front row seat the the most exciting racing in the country!

Final Information - rules and regulations


Stay off Power Lines

Stay off Python

Spectator Info

Python - diagram, (it opens now as of 1/3/14)

Alt Pit - diagram, corrected, if a doc won't open please email me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  and I'll correct it or send directly

Start Line - diagram, corrected

Pit Crew - Insurance Release Form - all racers and pit crew, including minors, please sign and bring to registration

UTV Letter - BITD did accept the new 1900 Pro 850 Class, so if you have an 850 sitting in your garage bring it out and start racing, it will be a very competitive class, all 850's!  

Vendor Information - If you want to be a VENDOR you must get a Vendor / Business License from CRIT, you can call 928-669-7211, the tax & finance office.  You must also log in with George Antill at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



The BlueWater Desert Challenge is October 9-12, 2014.  It's a great two-day race in Parker, AZ.  Bring your race vehicle and your boat, because when you aren't racing you can watch great racing from your boat along the mighty Colorado River!

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - Draw Day for start positions

Thursday, October 9, 2014 - Time Trials

Friday, October 10, 2014 - Registration, Contingency and Tech Inspection, BlueWater Resort Hotel & Casino

Saturday, Ocotber 11, 2014 - Race Day

Sunday, October 12, 2014 - Race Day and Awards Presentation 

Found  from "Vegas to Reno" - (3) UTV tires all good, (1) Neck brace, Yellow Impact Gun, Camburg Drive Shaft, a 2nd Drive Shaft.  Please call (702) 457-5775 to describe and claim your item.

Click on "Read More" to view all race docs and entry forms...

Cycle News Features NV 200 Trail Ride, if you would like to read the complete story click here

Dale Dondel Grabs Coveted First in Parker “425” Qualifying, beats second place by just one second.

Download the maps and GPS files below

LUSHS 3 Lap - Results

LUSHS IM - Results

Congratulations to all our great Motorcycle Racers that raced the great GPR Laughlin US Hare Scrambles is February 21 and 22, 2014, in Laughlin, NV; still "The Most Technical Desert Race in the United States!"  The GPR Laughlin USHS is one of the most respected motorcycle races in the country, it's tough and challenges even the best riders.  This year won't disappoint!  We'd like to thank our great sponsor Randy Norman at GPR Stablizers; it's great sponsors like GPR Stablizers that help make all races possible.  You can thank Randy by dropping by his shop in San Diego and buying a GPR Stablizer!  We look forward to seeing all of our great motorcycle riders at the 2014 GPR Laughlin US Hare Scrambles!  See you in Laughlin!  Click on "Read More" to see all of the race documents...

The great Canidae Tap It Silver State "300"  was a huge success!  221 Started the race, congratulations to alll of the 163 finishers!  We'd like to take this opportunity to thank our great Silver State "300" sponsors; Canidae Natural Dog Food and Tap It Brewing Company; we appreciate all they do to contribute to this great sport and they are doing what they can to give back to a sport that has given them so much.  Thank you Scott Whipple and all the great people with Trick Truck #95 and Canidae Natural Dog Food and Tap It Brewing Company, you are awesome!

Lost & Found:  Found 1) (2) come along, 2)  Orange Ref for race course, 3) Blue Mirror, 4) Jumper Cables, 5) Sissor Jack, 6) Alm Jack & Handle, 7) Sm Ridit Ind Ligh, 8) Custom Made Ear Plugs in Black Case.  Call 702-457-5775 to describe your item and arrange for pick up.

Car Truck Results

MC Q UTV Results

Results with MPH

Time Trial Results

Total Points - as of 5/10/14

Rookie of the Year - you have until after the SS300 to get logged in for Rookie

Camburg Standings - fastest average spped for every mile of every race

The Henderson "250"  presented by, is the last race of the season and this race will decide our 2014 Class Champions.  We'd like to welcome as our new presenting sponsor.

Wednesday - November 19, 2014 - Draw Day for start positions, get your entry form in by the 18th!

Friday - December 5, 2014 - Registration, Contingency and Tech Inspection, Downtown Henderson, 200 Water Street - 9 am - 5 pm 

Saturday - December 6, 2014 - Race Day

Sunday - December 7, 2014 - Awards Presentation, Henderson Convention Center

Saturday - December 20, 2014 - Year-End Awards Presentation, Sunset Station, Henderson NV, 11-3pm

Click on READ MORE to see all race docs - see 2014 Hotel List and book your rooms in Henderson today!  

The General Tire "Vegas to Reno" presented by FOX, "The Longest Off-Road Race in the United States!"  was a huge success!  Thank you to all our racers, support crews, sponsors, friends and families that help to make this a very successful event!  We look forward to seeing you in Parker, AZ for the BlueWater Desert Challenge, October 10-12, 2014!  

There are several tires we found that are full.  Please call our office to make arrangements to pick up, 702-457-5775.  The sweep team will be back next week, if you have lost/found please email but you must include your phone #, Donald will call you if he has found your item.

Thank you to Jeff Horsley and Rockwell Watches, he gave a watch to every winner in every class!  Another great racer giving back, that you Jeff and Rockwell Watches!

2015 Race Schedule - Best In The Desert 2015 Race Schedule just announced, breaking news!  Get ready for the great line up of classic races for 2015!

New Class Announced, Class 2400 - Open Wheel Vehicle Class, Ford Production 2.0L Eco-Boost (Turbocharged) ~ Car/Truck Rule Book updated 6/24/14, check out the new class, click on "rules."

TV SCHEDULE - Vegas to Reno- NBC Sports 10/19 5:00pm EST, REAIR NBC Sports 10/23 4:00pm EST; MavTV 10/2 12:30am EST (10/1 9:30pm PST)     BWDC- MavTV 11/29 12:30am EST (11/28 9:30pm PST)   Henderson 250- MavTV 1/19/2015 12:30am EST (1/18 9:30pm)

Click on READ MORE to open race docs and thank you notes!

New Media Regs 2014

Check out the new regulations for 2014 here

2014 Race Schedule


MAY 2, 3, 4, 2014


AUGUST 14, 15, 16, 2014 - (Race on Friday)


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