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BITD GENERAL TIRE “VEGAS to RENO” presented by FOX

August 15 - August 18

FREE
Best in the Desert

GENERAL TIRE “VEGAS to RENO” presented by FOX
AUGUST 15, 16, 17, 18, 2018 – (Race on Friday – Time Trials August 15, 2018)
“THE LONGEST OFF-ROAD RACE IN THE UNITED STATES”
POINTS FOR ALL CLASSES – NO PRE-FUN RUN


 

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.

 

Texas Station Gambling Hall & Hotel is the Las Vegas Host Hotel for 2017!

The 2017 General Tire “Vegas to Reno” presented by FOX, “The Longest Off-Road Race in the United States!” will be a 1-day race, approximately 550 miles! The race will be on Friday, August 18, 2017 and run into Saturday morning. We welcome all racers and would like to thank our great sponsors, General Tire, FOX, Ford Motor Company, Lucas Oil, Sunoco Race Fuels, KC HiLites, FabTech Suspensions, Rugged Race Radios, Polaris RZR, 212 Performance Gloves, Method Race Wheels, Azunia Tequila, McKenzies, Kartek, Slime, Tractor Trailer, and Sportsman Cycle Sales.

 


SCHEDULE

GENERAL RACE SCHEDULE

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 – Draw Day for Start Positions

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 – Time Trials for Trick Trucks and Class 1500, Host Hotel Texas Station

Thursday, August 17, 2017 – Registration, Technical Inspection and Contingency, Host Hotel Texas Station

Friday, August 18-19, 2017 – Race Day, finish line closes Saturday morning – VFW Hall will be offering Pancake Breakfast at Start Line

Saturday, August 19, 2017 – Awards Presentation, Sparks Nugget

Sunday, August 20, 2017 – no scheduled events, have a safe trip home

 

Schedule of Events

Wednesday – August 16, 2017

8:30 AM to 10:30 AM – Registration for Time Trials for Class 1400 & 1500 Only
*Houston Ballroom, Texas Station Gambling Hall & Hotel

10:45 AM – Staging for Escorted Lap

11:30 AM Escorted Lap Starts – Time Trials will start immediately after the escorted lap
Time Trials for Trick Truck & Class 1500

7 PM – Welcome Party
Garage Bar
Texas Station Gambling Hall & Hotel

 

Thursday – August 17, 2017

8:00 AM to 4:30 PM – Drivers/Riders Registration – Dallas Ballroom, Texas Station Gambling Hall & Hotel

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM – Contingency Inspection and Technical Inspection
Car – Truck – Motorcycle – Quad – UTV
Texas Station Gambling Hall & Hotel – Parking Lot

5:30 PM – MANDATORY Drivers/Riders/Pit Crew Meeting
You must have at least one (1) arm-banded person from your team present at the meeting, we will call out 25 random vehicle numbers. If one-arm-banded person is not there you will receive a one-hour time penalty – Dallas Ballroom, Texas Station Gambling Hall & Hotel

7:00 PM – Pre Race Party – Live Performance by Crown Avenue
Texas Station Gambling Hall & Hotel – South Padre Showroom

 

Friday – August 18, 2017

5:15 AM – Motorcycle/Quad Staging

5:45 AM – 1st Professional Motorcycle Leaves the Start Line

8:45 AM – Car/Truck/UTV Staging

9:30 AM – 1st Professional Car/Truck Leaves the Start Line

 

Saturday – August 19, 2017

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM – Host Bar & Hors d’oeuvres (7-8) – Sponsored by the Nugget Casino Resort
General Tire “Vegas to Reno” Awards Presentation
Nugget Casino Resort – Ballroom B
(Save your armband and support crew armband to enter area)

9:00 PM – After Race Party – Game-On Sports Bar

 

RACERS ONLY

Special Accommodations Texas Station is offering our Racers:

Wednesday, August 16 – 7pm Welcome Party Garage Bar inside Texas Station

Thursday, August 17 – 7pm Pre-Race Party South Padres Show Room inside Texas Station – Live Band Crown Avenue (Cover Band that plays wide variety)

Friday, August 18 – 5 am – Feast Buffet will be open early to accommodate racers!

 

 

Details

Start:
August 15
End:
August 18
Cost:
FREE
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Organizer

BITD
Website:
http://bitd.com/

Venue

Las Vegas, Nevada
Las Vegas, NV United States + Google Map