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Best In The Desert Terribles 250 at Primm Update

BEST IN THE DESERT
TERRIBLE’S “250” at PRIMM Update – April 17-20, 2008

“The Richest Off-Road Race in Nevada”

Entries Up 25% Over 2007 Plus Major TV Coverage

Las Vegas, NV     April, 2008  

With less than a week to go before the Terrible’s “250” at Primm race, there are more than 225 race teams registered to take on this challenging course, up more than 25% from last year’s event. Best In The Desert Director Casey Folks stated that he anticipated more than 250 competitors would end up taking the green flag by race day, Saturday, April 19th

And this race will be covered by a collective group of TV broadcasters. 32 million homes will be able to see Best In The Desert racing this year on the America One Sports network and MavTV.  In addition, Extreme 4×4 on Spike TV,  reaching more than 85 million homes in the USA and Canada will be also be covering the Terrible’s “250” at Primm. Air dates will be posted when final broadcast schedules are announced.

The action packed 2008 Terrible’s “250” at Primm will be held April 17, 18, 19, 2008, in Primm, Nevada, promoted by Best In The Desert Racing Association and hosted by the Herbst Family and Buffalo Bill’s Hotel Casino. The 2008 Terrible’s “250” at Primm will be a loop race which will start and finish in Primm, Nevada, located 40 miles south of Las Vegas on I-15. Best In The Desert’s Folks said, “This event will feature the best Car and Truck off-road racers racing today.”

New this year is a special TrophyKarts race, held Friday. These exciting new entries, which are a half-size race truck, run a small 265cc engine, 15 inches of front wheel travel; 18 inches of rear wheel travel and have a top speed over 50 MPH. They will run a one and a half mile course, starting at the casino. Already there are more than 30 Karts registered to run this qualifying event for the world championship.

Registration, Technical Inspection and Contingency will be held Friday, April 18, 2008, from 9:30am to 6pm. On Saturday, the 2008 Terrible’s “250” at Primm starts behind the Buffalo Bill’s Hotel Casino. At 5:30am Saturday morning, the race starts for Classes 1100, 2000, 8100, 7100, 4100, 3700, 7300, 3100, 5100, 3000, 1700, 1800 and 1900. These classes will race three or two times around the 84.2 mile course, depending on the class, except for Class 1900, which will run one lap. Classes 1400, 1500, 1200, 8000, 1000, 7200 and 5000 will start at approximately 1:00pm and will run 3 laps for 252.6 miles.

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