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Best In The Desert Announces Full Slate For 2019
July 20, 2018
The GMZ UTV Winter Nationals “Casey Folks” Parker 250 presented by Polaris RZR, a special memorial race to honor the late series founder Casey Folks, will kick off the season on January 11–12. That race will mark the second anniversary of Folks' passing.
Best In The Desert Announces Full Slate For 2019

Professional off-road racing organization Best In The Desert has released its 2019 series schedule ahead of the new race season.

The GMZ UTV Winter Nationals “Casey Folks” Parker 250 presented by Polaris RZR, a special memorial race to honor the late series founder Casey Folks, will kick off the season on January 11–12. That race will mark the second anniversary of Folks' passing. This special event is only open to motorcycle, quad and UTV classes.

The BlueWater Resort & Casino Parker 425 presented by Impact is set for January 31–February 3, in Parker, Arizona. This event will be the first of the season for the car and truck classes.

The BFGoodrich Tires Mint 400, set for March 7– 10, in Las Vegas, was first added to the schedule in 2013. Originally open to car, truck and UTV classes, the event will now welcome motorcycles.

The Polaris RZR UTV World Championship returns to Laughlin, Nevada, April 5–7, and is open to UTV, motorcycles and quads.

The VT Construction Silver State 300 presented by Method Race Wheels, set for May 2–5, will see a point-to-point loop style race that starts Alamo, Nevada, and finishes at the “abandoned runway” just west of Caliente. The event is open to all classes.

The General Tire “Vegas to Reno” presented by FOX, set for August 14–17, is known as “The Longest Off-Road Race In The United States” and is open to all classes. The grueling 500-miles plus, point-to-point racing adventure starts north of Las Vegas, and finishes just south of Reno, Nevada.

Finally, the Method Race Wheels “Laughlin Desert Classic” presented by Polaris RZR will close out the season on October 10–13. Open to car and truck classes, the event will see a 16-mile race course set up next to the playground of the Colorado River. October 10, will feature a UTV-only race as well.