BEGINNING FRIDAY AFTERNOON LOG ON FOR LIVE COVERAGE BY GEORGE ANTILL’S DIRT LIVE!
FOR SATURDAY’S MOTORCYCLE, QUAD AND UTV RACES:
LIVE SATELLITE RACE VEHICLE TRACKING WILL BE AVAILABLE FROM RACING TRAX ON SATURDAY:
Simply log on to www.RacingTrax.com to check it out!
Maps & GPS
Welcome Racers to the 2018 Racing Season! The Parker “250” has a new name but same great race. We are proud to welcome our new Title Sponsor, GMZ Race Products. GMZ UTV Winter Nationals Parker “250” presented by Polaris is the first race of the year and we kick off with a great Motorcycle, Quad and UTV event. Come to Parker, AZ for some sunshine and great racing and stay at the beautiful BlueWater Resort & Casino! GMZ makes tires and wheels for UTV’s, check them out on gmzraceproducts.com and check out UTVwinternationals.com for more race information.
The Best In The Desert Office will be Closed Thursday January 4 thru Monday January 8. If you need to withdraw your entry please Call 725-266-3877 (this is not an information line)
Wednesday, December 20, 2017 – Draw for Start Positions, get your entry form in by Dec 19th
Friday, January 5, 2018 – Registration, Tech Inspection and Riders/Drivers meeting, BlueWater Resort & Casino, Mohave Room. Short Course Production and Youth Races. (updated 11/28)
Saturday, January 6, 2018 – BITD Point Classes Race Day and GMZ Awards Presentation.
1st Letter – General information, more information to come December 20th
MC/Q – Fillable Entry Form
BITD UTV – Fillable Entry Form
Draw – updated 1/3/2018
Entry List – updated 1/3/2018
FIP – 2 Pages of important information
Pit Crew Release – Please have everyone helping it Pits sign!
Rules – Short Course & Youth
Prizes – GMZ has manged to snag a ton of great prizes for this event!
Main Pit – Diagram
Main Pit – Directions
Alt Pit – Diagram
Alt Pit – Directions
Start Line – Friday Shorts Course
Start Line – Saturday – MC/Q & BITD UTVs
Marking Pits – Please do not Mark Pits Before Jan 1! We will take them down!!!
CRIT – Camping Fees
RacingTraX is mandatory for all Bikes, Quads and UTV’s for the Parker 250. The AlertTraX provides Bikes and Quads with safety feature such as a medical and mechanical alert buttons, automatic alert messages incase a wreck occurs, a means for safe passing by the UTV’s, and live tracking and leader board updates for friends, family and sponsors. AlertTraX mounts using 1″ ball RAM mount components. We suggest that the shortest arm possible be used on the bikes and quads.
All classes need to pre-register at www.RacingTraX.com. IF YOU REGISTER THE SAME DAY AS CONTINGENCY YOU WILL RECEIVE A $25 LATE FEE.
Racing Trax Instruction sheet – Updated for 2018
Minor Form – all racers 17 years and younger must fill out and have NOTARIZED a Minor Form, bring (1) per each event, so if you race more than one race a year take 1-5 forms to notary with you and have five filled out at once, must be sent in individually with each race entry form, or presented at registration.
2018 membership – all people racing a BITD event must be members of Best In The Desert, $60 membership fee (Jan-Dec) (exception youth race.)
2018 – Race Schedule
Vendor Information – If you want to be a VENDOR you must get a Vendor / Business License from CRIT, you can call 928-575-1532 (new number 1/3/18), the tax & finance office. Office is located at 26600 Mohave Rd. You must also log in with George Antill at firstname.lastname@example.org, he needs to hold space for you.
Spectator Information – you can spectate from Shea Road or “Y” at Bourse, read document, do not go to Main Pit, Main Pit is a speed limit, you will not see any racing in Main Pit
Maps and GPS will be posted 7 days out – our policy for every race, 7 days out of each race
Camp Fees – at Main Pit
Volunteer Form – get the best seat in the desert to watch the best desert racers fly by you. We always need help so if you like to camp out, watch great racing, being a BITD volunteer is the perfect way to spend your January 6th weekend!
Vol Waiver – Please have all the people with you sign this form and turn in with your paperwork. We assign positions at least 2 weeks out, so please get these forms back to us by December 22, 2017. Thank you for your offer to help.