All Best in the Desert Races

Welcome Racers to the 2015 Racing Season!  The THR Motorsports Parker "250" presented by Polaris is the first race of the year and we kick off with a great Motorcycle, Quad and UTV event.  Come to Parker, AZ for some sunshine and great racing and stay at the beautiful BlueWater Resort & Casino!  Welcome to Polaris, our new presenting sponsor!

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - Draw for Start Positions, get your entry forms in by the 29th please!

Friday, January 9, 2015 - Registration, Tech Inspection and Riders/Drivers meeting, BlueWater Resort & Casino, Mohave Room

Saturday, January 10, 2015 - Race Day and Awards Presentation

UTV Racers - 2015 Note - We are revising our UTV # (number) system for 2015.  Pro UTV 1901-1999, Unlimited 2901-2920, Sportsman 2951-2999.  You will be assigned a number when we receive an entry form.

Click on "Read More" to view all of the race docs!

The Henderson "250"  presented by Supercross.com, is the last race of the season and this race will decide our 2014 Class Champions.  We'd like to welcome Supercross.com as our new presenting sponsor and always, the Great City of Henderson.  This is a great race for new racers coming into the sport because the logistics are very easy and you only need one support truck, come on try it out!  Good luck to all of our racers going for a Class Championship; it isn't an easy thing to win and we congratulate you all for your determination, your tenacity and your shear guts!  Good luck!

Supercross.com is a site you can go to fulfill all of your motocross and UTV needs.  It is an ecommerce site where you can purchase anything from gear to wear, to parts and accessories for your machines!

Wednesday - November 19, 2014 - Draw Day for start positions!  Great draw, 152 in the draw, 18 Trick Trucks, 16 Unimited Cars, 11 6100, and 24 UTV's!

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

UTV Racers - 2015 Note - We will be revising our UTV # (number) system for 2015.  Pro UTV 1901-1999, Unlimited 2901-2920, Sportsman 2951-2999.  You will be assigned a number when we receive an entry form.

Race Numbers - if you DID NOT race in 2014 we WILL NOT be holding your race number.  

TV SCHEDULE -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 see all race docs - see 2014 Hotel List and book your rooms in Henderson today!

2015 will mark the 31st Annual Motion Pro Nevada “200” Trailride. The ride is March 27, 28, 29, 2015 in Caliente, Nevada and hosted by Best in the Desert and Harden Offroad.  This year marks not only the 31st  year for the Nevada “200” but also 31 years in business for our title sponsor Motion Pro. You could say we have double the reasons to celebrate this year’s event. We’ve both come a long ways in the past three decades and you could say that both organizations have a lot in common. Both were founded by passionate and experienced off roaders, both understand the sport and what real riders are looking for like no other, both are committed to highest quality in everything they do and both have consistently given back to the sport at every opportunity.

After three decades the Nevada “200” offers the most fun and fellowship found anywhere in the sport of off road motorcycle riding.  We want you to ride with us now while we still can! Be there for the American Beta Welcome Party on Friday. Come bench race with some of the biggest names, legends and personalities in the sport. Don’t miss out on the World Famous Easter Egg Hunt and Nevada “200” Awards Dinner and Roast on Saturday. Enjoy over 200 Miles of Epic Single and Two Track Trails, the best anywhere to be found!

Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and tell us a little bit about your riding qualifications, your complete contact information, name/address/phone and we will extend you an invitation.  We do not recommend this ride for novice riders, please no novice riders apply.  The Trail Ride is a NON-COMPETITIVE event and NOT part of the Best In The Desert racing series.

Cycle News Features 2014 NV 200 Trail Ride, if you would like to read the complete story click here

Mad Media handles media credentials for the Mint 400, click here for more details.

The 2015 LEGENDERY GENERAL TIRE MINT 400  will be March 11-14, 2015.  This Epic Event is an event you don't want to miss, make sure to save the date!  Check out theMint400.com site or MadMedia.com for up to the date info on the Mint 400 TV show and all upcoming news.  We look forward to seeing our great racers at the General Tire Mint 400 March 2015!

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - Draw day for start positions.  Make sure to have your entry form in by Feb 24th

Thursday, March 12, 2015 - Time Trials for Class 1400 and Class 1500

Friday, March 13, 2015 - Registraion, Technical Inspection & Contingency, Downtown Las Vegas

Saturday, March 14, 2015 - Race Day

Sunday, March 15, 2015 - Awards Presentation, Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino, Downtown Las Vegas

Click on "Read More" to view race docs.  Details and race docs will be posted in January 2015.

A new race for Best In The Desert, in collaboration with our MedMedia partners; we are proud to bring you the new POLARIS RZR UTV World Championship Desert Classic, a new race for UTV's, Motorcycles and Quads.  The race will be in Laughlin, NV, February 20-22, 2015.  Get ready for an exciting three days of adventure in Laughlin, including a family poker run on Friday.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - Draw Day for Start Positions

Friday, February 20, 2015 - Registration, Tech, Contingency and a Family Poker Run

Saturday, February 21, 2015 - Race Day

Sunday, February 22, 2015 - Awards Presentation

Click on "Read More" to see all of the race documents...  Docs will be posted in January 2015 as we receive information.

The great Canidae Tap It Silver State "300"  is on May 1~3, 2015, with the festivities starting at the beautiful Aliante Casino Hotel, N Las Vegas.  The race course is run in the eastern part of Nevada, and is considered one of our most scenic races.  It's a great race for those who love point to point races, it's one 300-mile loop.  Pit crews love this race because it gives them a chance to chase and be a intregal part of the race.  Start making your plans to be a part of the great Canidae Tap It Silver State "300"!

Saturday & Sunday, April 18-19, 2015 - the great Pre-Run event.  A two-day event that is as much, if not more fun than the race!  You must be entered to attend.

Friday, May 1, 2015 - Registratoin, Technical Inspection & Contingency, Aliante Casino Hotel, N Las Vegas

Saturday, May 2, 2015 - Race Day, 120-mile transfer section to the start line.  Yes, camping is allowed at the start and finish line.  Camping also available in Alamo, NV.

Sunday, May 3, 2015 - Awards Presentation, Aliante Casino Hotel

Click on "Read More" to view all of the race docs.  Details will be posted in late March, 2015.

Welcome racers to the 2015 Racing Season!   The BlueWater Parker "425" presented by Impact is February 5-8, 2015, start making your plans now!  The great BlueWater Parker "425"; it's one of the most fun races on our schedule, our racers love Parker, AZ...  The Draw for Start Positions will be Wednesday, January 21.  The Time Trials will be followed by the Downtown Parker Experience at 2 pm and The Parker Pit Crew Challenge Presented by Impact and The Down & Dirty Radio Show at 5:30 PM, just find Parker Motors on Main Street and you'll find the street fair. The Parker Pit Crew Challenge will be streamed live on Race-Dezert.com. More info and for reserving your spot to compete contact Jim Beaver at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - Draw day, please get your entry forms in by Jan 20th

Thursday, February 5, 2015 - Time Trials and Downtown Parker Experience

Friday, February 6, 2015 - Registration, Tech & Contingency, Drivers Meeting

Saturday, February 7, 2015 - Race Day

Sunday, February 8, 2015 - Awards Presentation

Click on "Read More" to view all of the race docs!  

The 2015 General Tire "Vegas to Reno" presented by FOX, "The Longest Off-Road Race in the United States!"  will be August 13-15, 2015 and will be an exciting and challenging 525 mile race course, starting in Southern Nevada and finishing in the beautiful Northern Nevada area.  Where else in the United States can you race 500+ miles across a state?  Nevada, that's where!  If you have always wanted to race the great "Vegas to Reno" now is the time, 2015 is the year, start making your plans now and do it!

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - Time Trials for Class 1400 and Class 1500, Welcome Party at the beautiful Alinate Casino Hotel in N Las Vegas

Thursday, August 13, 2015 - Registration, Technical Inspection and Contingency, Aliante Hotel

Friday, August 14-15, 2015 - Race Day, it's a 24 hour race so that's why we start on Friday.  Finish line closes at 11 am on Saturday.

Saturday, August 15, 2015 - Awards Presentation, Grand Sierra Resort, Reno, NV

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!

Click on READ MORE to open FAQ.  2015 race docs and details will be posted starting in June 2015.

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New Media Regs 2014

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2014 Race Schedule

HENDERSON “250”
DECEMBER 5, 6, 7, 2014 - (Race in Henderson, NV)
“A CLASSIC OFF-ROAD RACE”
POINTS FOR ALL CLASSES – NO PRE-FUN RUN

THR MOTORSPORTS PARKER “250” PRESENTED BY POLARIS
JANUARY 9, 10, 2015 - (Race in Parker, AZ)
“A DUEL IN THE DESERT”
MOTORCYCLE, QUAD & UTV POINTS ONLY – NO PRE-FUN RUN

Parker “425”
FEBRUARY 6, 7, 8, 2015 - (Race in Parker, AZ) (Time Trials on Feb 5, 2015)
“THE LEGEND LIVES ON”
CAR & TRUCK POINTS ONLY – 1-DAY PRE-FUN RUN ON SUNDAY, JAN. 11, 2015

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