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Gary Weyhrich, after qualifying 15th in time trials, worked his way up over the rugged course and captured his first win in Trick Truck for TSCO since the 2012 Vegas to Reno race. Luke McMillin was first to arrive, but Weyhrich took the win by 4 minutes and 11 seconds. Tim Herbst, taking third, was just 1 minute 13 seconds behind McMillin.

Contingency had one of the largest crowds in recent years, packed with racers and locals. The only off-road race in America starting on the street, the Parker "425" blasted off the line early Saturday morning on South California Street through the middle of Downtown while thousands of race fans watched. 

Other class winners include:


1100      Bob Elio

1500  Harley Letner

2000     Britney & Tamara Myers

2400     Tim Carolan

6000     Todd Jackson

6100     Brett Sourapas

7200     Gary Messer

8025     Macrae Glass


1800     Jim Bunn

3700     Billy Bunch

1700     Garett Allred



The 2015 Polaris RZR Mint 400 presented by General Tire 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 site or 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!

Spectators and Vendors - you MUST go to site to purchase spectator tickets or to sign up as a vendor.  Please do not call the BITD office.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - Just hit our limit of 330.  We have 30 on the wait list, please stop sending in entry forms, we won't be able to get the 30 that are waiting in.  If you are going to drop out of the Mint please inform us as soon as possible so a wait list entry can get entered.   For all the FAXED entries we received you MUST send in your original entry form and $200 deposit, you will NOT BE A FINAL ENTRY until we receive your entry form and deposit.  You have until Tuesday (3/3) to get the original and deposit in this office.  If they are not received we will delete your entry and replace it with a wait list entry.  Send in a good original entry form and deposit today, do not wait, you are still not assured a spot until that is received. (~ 2-26-15)

Entry List - if you need to make any revisions please email change to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Staging Order - 54 Trick Trucks, 63 UTV's, 42 1000, 36 1500, 21 6100 - Great draw, good luck to everyone entered 

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. 

Click the links below to download the maps for the race.

 After a spectacular day of racing in beautiful Henderson, Nevada, Voss, Daniel, Laguna, Sproule, Dondel, Vest, Croll, Letner, Flores, Lofton and Olliges captured top spots in the final race of the year at the Henderson "250" presented by UNOFFICIAL RESULTS HERE:

Congratulations to all of our Class Champions!  It isn't easy to win a Class Championship and we want to congratulate you all on a great year of racing!  We wish all of our racers, your families, our staff and volunteers a very happy holiday season!

Season Points - all racers included in this list, total season points

Eligible Class Champions - this chart has the throw away race included and shows you final results, just those racing all the races and eligible for a Class Championship

Car Truck UTV - List of Class Champions being honored at the Year-End Awards on Saturday, December 20, at the Sunset Station.  All eligible champs have been sent an invitation.

MC Quad - List of Class Champions being honored at the Year-End Awards on Saturday, December 20, at the Sunset Station.  All eligible champs have been sent an invitation.

Rookie of the Year - Congratulations Carl Beal, great job this year!

Camburg Award - This prestigious award goes to the Fastest Racer, racing every mile of every race, averging the fastest total speed.  Congratulations Jason Voss, receipient for a 2nd year in a row!  Jason will be presented with an awesome trophy by Jerry Zaiden, owner of Camburg Engineering, sponsor of this award, at the Year-End Awards for winning the Camburg of the Year Award.



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.

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

More information can be found at and in the (

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

Saturday, February 21, 2015 - Race Day and Awards Presentation - Alan Jackson concert is Saturday night in Laughlin, if you are an Alan Jackson fan call Laughlin and see if you can get tickets (no, we don't have any, this is just FYI!)

Click on "Read More" to see all of the race documents...  Entry Forms are posted, Harrah's Laughlin Host Hotel!

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"!

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - Draw Day, make sure your entry form is in by 4/15 to get a good start position

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.

Thursday, February 4, 2016 - TIME TRIALS and  Downtown Experience - The Time Trials will be followed by the Downtown Parker Experience at 12 pm and The Parker NAPA Pit Crew Challenge Presented with Spanky’s RV & Marine and hosted by Jim Beaver from 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 NAPA Pit Crew Challenge will be streamed live on 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. ).  Open Flyer for more details!  

Friday, February 5, 2016 - Registration, Tech & Contingency, Drivers Meeting

Saturday, February 6, 2016 - Race Day

Sunday, February 7, 2016 - Awards Presentation

Click on "Read More" to view race docs, 2016 info posted in December 2015.  

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2015 Race Schedule

February 20, 21, 22, 2015 – (Race in Laughlin, NV)

Polaris RZR Mint 400 presented by General Tire
MARCH 13, 14, 15, 2015 - (Race in Las Vegas, NV) (Time Trials on March 12, 2015)


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