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BITD METHOD RACE WHEELS LAUGHLIN DESERT CLASSIC presented by POLARIS
October 11, 2018 - October 14, 2018free
METHOD RACE WHEELS LAUGHLIN DESERT CLASSIC
presented by POLARIS
OCTOBER 11, 12, 13, 14, 2018 – (2-day race / Race in Laughlin, NV – Time Trials OCT 11, 2018)
“DUEL IN THE DESERT” (UTV’s 1 day night race)
CAR & TRUCK & UTV POINTS ONLY – FAMILY POKER RUN/UTV’S ONLY
NOTE: The dates and location are correct, but the rest of the information is from last year. 2018 will likely be similar and we will update the information herein for 2018 as it becomes available.
The 2nd Annual Method Race Wheels Laughlin Desert Classic presented by Canidae Tap It will be May 11-14, 2017. The 2016 event was a huge success and we’re excited to be back in Laughlin! Festivities begin on Thursday, May 11, so come early and get involved in all the event has to offer! We have great race sponsors in Method Race Wheels, Canidae Tap It and Laughlin Tourism Commission, thank you for your support of this great event! Come to Laughlin on May 11 and make this your traditional Mother’s Day weekend! We love Mother’s!
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 – Draw day for Start Positions, have your entry form in by April 24th!
Thursday, May 11, 2017 – Time Trials and Method Race Wheels Welcome Party!
Friday, May 12, 2017 – Registration, Tech & Contingency, Drivers Meeting
Saturday, May 13, 2017 – Race Day 1
Sunday, May 14, 2017 – Race Day 2, Awards
The event will begin on Thursday, with a Parade of Champions; race cars and trucks will parade down Casino Drive in Laughlin, NV leading into the Time Trial event and then Method Race Wheels Welcome Barbeque! Registration and the Drivers meeting will be held on Friday and Technical Inspection and Contingency will be in the Tropicana Hotel Casino back parking area; all of Laughlin is involved!
HOST HOTELS: These Laughlin hotels are participating as the Host Hotels for the event. Please contact one of these hotels:
Phone Number and Group Code
Edgewater Hotel & Casino 800-6774837 GRBITD
Tropicana Laughlin Resort 800-343-4533 #3015
Pioneer Hotel & Gambling Hall 800-634-3469 Racer Rate
Aquarius Casino Resort 800-662-5825 C-BST17
Harrah’s Laughlin Casino & Hotel 866-781-9572 A05BIT7
Golden Nugget 702-298-7111
RACE FORMAT: Race times are subject to revision, Saturday & Sunday schedule…
1st Race Classes: 4700, 5000, 8100, JeepSpeeds, Vintage
2nd Race Classes: 1100, 2000, 2400, 3000, 6000, 7200
3rd Race Classes: 1000, 1500, 6200
4th Race Classes: 6100, 8000
5th Race Class: Trick Trucks
Spectating Areas will be open Thursday and Saturday with good views of the FOX Laughlin Gauntlet. Spectating parking area is on the south side of the in-field. These areas will be watered down so you’ll have a clear frame for watching your favorite racers race.