Laughlin, NV: Get ready for the 2nd Annual Method Race Wheels Laughlin Desert Classic.

Laughlin, NV: Get ready for the 2nd Annual Method Race Wheels Laughlin Desert Classic.

Get ready for some off-road desert racing during the 2nd Annual Method Race Wheels Laughlin Desert Classic, presented by Canidae and Tap It, being held from Thursday, May 11th, 2017 to Sunday, May 14th, 2017 in Laughlin, Nevada.

The racing event for off-road cars and trucks, will be speeding along an impressive new course dedicated to off-road racers.

According to their their website, Best In The Desert said with 136 race teams already signed up, 27 Trick Trucks, 22 Class 6100 Spec Engine Trick Trucks and 16 Class 1000 Cars represent some of the bigger class entries heading to Laughlin, Nevada this weekend.

The entire field of racers will be geared up and ready to duel each other over the exceptionally challenging desert terrain for bragging rights at Best In The Desert’s Method Race Wheels Laughlin Desert Classic presented by Canidae and Tap It.

** Event Schedule: ** 

The 2nd Annual Method Race Wheels Laughlin Desert Classic will have lots to do and enjoy during the 4 day event throughout the Laughlin, Nevada area, including a Parade of Champions, Pit Stop Challenge, Drivers Meeting, Welcome Party, Tech and Contingency and much more.

  • Thursday, May 11th, 2017: Parade of Champions through the streets of Laughlin, Nevada, Time Trials, and Method Race Wheels Welcome Party!
  • Friday, May 12th, 2017: Registration at the Aquarius Hotel and Casino, Tech and Contingency at the Tropicana Hotel and Casino, and Drivers Meeting at the Aquarius Hotel and Casino.
  • Saturday, May 13, 2017: Race Day 1 at the Event Park. Race Start Times: 1st Race (3 Laps): 6:00am PT; 2nd Race (4 Laps): 8:00am PT; 3rd Race (4 Laps): 10:00am PT; 4th Race (4 Laps): 12:00pm PT; and 5th Race (4 Laps): 2:00pm PT.
  • Sunday, May 14th, 2017: Race Day 2 at the Event Park and Awards. Race Start Times: 1st Race (3 Laps): 6:00am PT; 2nd Race (4 Laps): 8:00am PT; 3rd Race (4 Laps): 10:00am PT; 4th Race (4 Laps): 12:00pm PT; and 5th Race (4 Laps): 2:00pm PT. An Awards Presentation will be held at the Harrah’s Laughlin Convertion Center at 6:00pm PT.

**** All of the races during the 2nd Annual Method Race Wheels Laughlin Desert Classic are Free to view. Please make sure to arrive early to get the best parking spot as well as to get the best viewing location spot. ****

** Parade of Champions Route: ** 

The event kicks off with a Parade of Champions on Thursday, May 11th, 2017.

The parade will start at the Event Park, located at the corner of Bruce Woodbury Drive and Thomas Edison Way, in Laughlin, Nevada starting at 4:15pm PT.

The parade will ride south along Thomas Edison Way, north along Casino Drive, west along Laughlin Civic Drive, and back south along Thomas Edison Way ending back at the Event Park at around 5:00pm PT.

** Off-Road Desert Race Course: **

All of the off-road desert racing will be taking place on Saturday and Sunday at the Event Park which is located at the corner of Bruce Woodbury Drive and Thomas Edison Way, a block west of Casino Drive, in Laughlin, Nevada.

The off-road desert race course will run along the desert area north of Bruce Woodbury Drive, cross Needles Highway, round back in the desert west of Needles Highway, cross Needles Highway again, and head back to the finish line along the desert area south of Nevada State Route 163.

**** Road Closures: ****

Needles Highway, from Bruce Woodbury Drive to Nevada State Route 163, will be closed during the off-road racing event on Saturday and Sunday, and motorists will be detoured onto Bruce Woodbury Drive to either Thomas Edison Way or Casino Drive to Nevada State Route 163.

**** Weather Information: ****

** Weather information and forecast can be found at the following website addresses: **

  • ZachNews:

https://zachnews.wordpress.com/local-weather-forecast/

  • National Weather Service:

http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lon=-114.58194061432688&lat=35.16207587502366#.WRQBd4Ntm1s

**** More Event Information: ****

** More information regarding the 2nd Annual Method Race Wheels Laughlin Desert Classic is at the following Best In The Desert website address: **

  • Best In The Desert:

http://bitd.com

**** You can watch all of the off-road races from the 2nd Annual Method Race Wheels Laughlin Desert Classic at the following Dirt Live 2 on Live Stream website address: ****

https://livestream.com/accounts/11377457/events/7353073

**** Stay tuned to ZachNews for pictures, videos, and live news coverage during the 2nd Annual Method Race Wheels Laughlin Desert Classic in Laughlin, Nevada. ****

** Flyer Pictures from the Best In The Desert. **

 

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