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Thu 29 Nov 2001
BITD: Motorcycle and Quad point standings after Vegas to Reno

BITD: Motorcycle and Quad point standings after Vegas to Reno

<pre> 2001 Class Points Summary Motorcycle Pros 125 Larry Roeseler (44) Rancho Santa Fe, CA 225 Brendan Lutes (19) Rancho Santa Fe, CA 210 Clint Braun (21) Henderson, NV 25 250 Danny Cooper (27) Las Vegas, NV ...

Wed 11 Apr 2001
BITD: SMD Motorsports launches new

BITD: SMD Motorsports launches new "baby"

SMD MOTORSPORTS SET TO DEBUT FULL-SIZE FORD EXCURSION WITH POWER STROKE DIESEL POWER -- Ford, International Engine Group Join Forces for Off-Road Racing Effort April 6, 2001 - Created as both a long-term product development test bed and a...

Tue 18 Dec 2001
Arrest made in Mickey and Trudy Thompson murders

Arrest made in Mickey and Trudy Thompson murders

DANA POINT, CA. -- Michael F. Goodwin, 56, was arrested Thursday (December 13) for two counts of murder and two counts of conspiracy to commit murder of auto racing legend Mickey Thompson and his wife, Trudy. The couple was shot to death in the ...

Fri 13 Apr 2001
Sat 08 Dec 2001
BITD: Tim Staab medical update

BITD: Tim Staab medical update

Tim Staab, 23, co-driver with Johnny Campbell and winners of the Baja 1000, is in crititical but stable condition at the University Medical Center in Las Vegas following an accident in the BITD Las Vegas 200 yesterday. Staab is currently in the...

Fri 07 Dec 2001
BITD: 2001 Motorcycle classes final standings

BITD: 2001 Motorcycle classes final standings

<pre> Motorcycle Pro Classes Rider Name Total Points 125 Larry Roeseler (44) Hesperia, CA 225 Brendan Lutes (19) Rancho Santa 210 Clint Braun (22) Henderson, NV ...

Mon 24 Dec 2001
BITD: Adelanto: Desert Vipers MC and BITD host motorcycle, quad event

BITD: Adelanto: Desert Vipers MC and BITD host motorcycle, quad event

Larry Roeseler to be the Grand Marshall of The Legendary Adelanto Grand Prix Las Vegas, Nevada - The 22nd Annual Adelanto Grand Prix is primed for the 30,000 to 40,000 spectators expected this February 23 & 24, 2002, in Adelanto. The Desert...

Mon 20 Aug 2001
BITD: SMD Motorsport, Power Stroke Diesel at Indianapolis

BITD: SMD Motorsport, Power Stroke Diesel at Indianapolis

SMD Motorsport's Ford Power Stroke Diesel Excursion Wows NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Fans at Indianapolis Raceway Park Aug. 2001 - Indianapolis, Ind. - Even the most knowledgeable racing fans in the world - Indy Speedway fans - gasped when...

Wed 19 Dec 2001
Gordon goes to Spain for Race of Champions

Gordon goes to Spain for Race of Champions

WELCOME, N.C. -- Fresh off his career-first NASCAR Winston Cup victory at New Hampshire International Speedway, Robby Gordon will take on a new challenge this weekend when he competes in the Race of Champions (ROC) in Gran Canaria,...

Fri 13 Apr 2001
Fri 07 Dec 2001
BITD: IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: BFGoodrich, Toyota, Groff Motorsports off-road racing campaign

BITD: IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: BFGoodrich, Toyota, Groff Motorsports off-road racing campaign

BFGoodrich Tires Joins Former Indianapolis 500 Drivers Mike and Robbie Groff for 2002 Desert Racing Campaign -- Broad Industry Support For New Class 1 Unlimited Effort -- NORTHRIDGE, Calif. -- Developed as an exciting new entry into the sport...

Thu 26 Apr 2001
CORR: Exxon Superflo celebrates its 4th year as CORR title sponsor.

CORR: Exxon Superflo celebrates its 4th year as CORR title sponsor.

Exxon Superflo motor oil is pleased to celebrate its 4th year as the title sponsor of CORR. The CORR series has shown strong growth over the years with bigger television audiences, track attendance and more corporate sponsorship funding. This...

Thu 13 Dec 2001
BITD: Off-road championship team ACE Motorsports Part II

BITD: Off-road championship team ACE Motorsports Part II

ACE Motorsports takes double season Championship; wins two awards for 2001 racing season -- The undisputed ACES of Off-Road racing just won a coveted double victory on Dec 1 in Las Vegas, Nevada. This makes 5 straight years of championships for...

Wed 19 Sep 2001
BITD: Vegas to Reno starting order

BITD: Vegas to Reno starting order

<pre> Starting Order for "Vegas to Reno" Class 250 Pro Row Number Name TM 1 X15 Mike Tyner 2 2 X2 Bryan Folks 2 3 X14 Eddie Deanes 2 Class...

Wed 03 Oct 2001
Fri 13 Jul 2001
CORR: IRL: Stukenberg appointed Nissan Corporate Manager

CORR: IRL: Stukenberg appointed Nissan Corporate Manager

Ron Stukenberg Appointed New Manager of Nissan Motorsports Operations GARDENA, Calif. (July 11, 2001) - Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA) announced today the appointment of Ron Stukenberg to the newly created position of corporate manager, ...

Wed 20 Jun 2001
CORR: Crandon

CORR: Crandon "Brush Run" preview

CORR EXXON Superflo Series ready to tackle legendary Crandon International Off-Road Raceway Avon, Ind. (June 19, 2001)The 2001 CORR EXXON Superflo Series will make their first trip to the "World Capital of Off-Road Racing" June 23-24 for the ...

Thu 13 Dec 2001
BITD: Damen Jefferies surprises competition in 2001

BITD: Damen Jefferies surprises competition in 2001

When Herman Motorsports announced its new Ford Trophy Truck program at the start of 2001, the news made everyone in the racing community pause to take notice. While a majority of observers knew that the combination of team owner Rob Herman,...

Wed 19 Dec 2001
Michelin Race of Champions final report

Michelin Race of Champions final report

Harri Rovanpera crowned Champion of Champions Finnish WRC ace, Harri Rovanpera was duly crowned 2001 Champion of Champions after defeating Germany's Armin Schwarz in the Final of the prestigious Michelin Race Of Champions event at the Circuito...

Tue 28 Aug 2001
CORR: Fans can win VIP Skybox tickets at Crandon II

CORR: Fans can win VIP Skybox tickets at Crandon II

CRANDON, WI -- If you ever wanted to watch the off-road World Championships from the expensive VIP skyboxes at Crandon Raceway, now is your chance. Thanks to 4 Wheel Parts Performance Centers of Compton, CA, thirteen lucky race fans will have an...

Fri 07 Dec 2001
BITD: Sam Berri Racing Las Vegas 200 wrap up

BITD: Sam Berri Racing Las Vegas 200 wrap up

With temperatures in the mid forty's, over 150 race teams paraded on to a dry lake bed south of Las Vegas early on Dec 1, for the final Best in the Desert event of the season. The entries in class 1500 were minimal but all four had all intentions...

Tue 25 Sep 2001
CORR: Topeka Super Buggy results

CORR: Topeka Super Buggy results

<pre> Super Buggy results from Round 15 at Topeka, Kansas Pos Driver Number MFGR Tire 1 Scott Schwalbe 929 Toyota BFGoodrich 2 Scott Peterson 927 Toyota Goodyear 3 ...

Mon 23 Jul 2001
CORR: Bark River Stock Truck results

CORR: Bark River Stock Truck results

<pre> Stock Truck results from Round 7 at Bark River, Michigan Pos Driver Number Vehicle Tire 1 Mark Kleiman 842 Ford GoodYear 2 Eric Dawson 808 Ford BFGoodrich 3 Ross Hoek 815 Ford BFGoodrich 4 Rick McLeod 837 Ford GoodYear 5 Rhonda ...

Wed 04 Jul 2001
CORR: Crandon Super Buggy results

CORR: Crandon Super Buggy results

<pre> Super Buggy results from Round 5 at Crandon, Wisconsin Finish Pos Driver Name Vehicle Number Vehicle Tire 1 Scott Schwalbe 929 Toyota BFGoodrich 2 Steve/Larry Krieman 918 VW Goodyear 3 Corry Heynen Sean Silver 916 VW BFGoodrich 4...

Thu 13 Dec 2001
BITD: Off-road championship team ACE Motorsports Part I

BITD: Off-road championship team ACE Motorsports Part I

ACE Motorsports takes double season Championship; wins two awards for 2001 racing season -- The undisputed ACES of Off-Road racing just won a coveted double victory on Dec 1 in Las Vegas, Nevada. This makes 5 straight years of championships for...

BITD: Johnny Campbell statement on behalf of Tim Staab's family
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BITD: Johnny Campbell statement on behalf of Tim Staab's family

Honda rider, Tim Staab, remains in critical condition at the University Medical Center in the neuro trauma ICU following his accident at the Best in the Desert Las Vegas 200 on December 1st. Statement released yesterday, December 10, by Johnny...

Tue 01 May 2001
BITD: The debut of the 2001 Ford Excursion SUV

BITD: The debut of the 2001 Ford Excursion SUV

By Nancy Schilke - motorsport.com April 7 - SMD Motorsports, Ford Motor Company, and International Engine Group (Navistar) launched the Excursion at the Best-in-the-Desert (BITD) 'Terrible Town 250' event. The event is part of the BITD 'Silver...

Wed 04 Jul 2001
CORR: Antigo Super Buggy results

CORR: Antigo Super Buggy results

<pre> Super Buggy results from Round 3 at Antigo, Wisconsin Finish Pos Driver Name Vehicle Number Vehicle Tire 1 Ryan/David Mulder 915 VW Goodyear 2 Steve/Larry Krieman 918 VW Goodyear 3 Scott Powell 963 Toyota BFGoodrich 4 Doug Haffner...

Wed 11 Apr 2001
BITD: Terrible Town 250 race winners

BITD: Terrible Town 250 race winners

TERRIBLE'S TOWN "250" BIG WINNERS! Big Weather, Big Attendance and Big Wins! Las Vegas, NV - Best In The Desert Racing Association held the 2nd race in the 2001 "Silver State Series" this past Saturday, April 7, 2001. Despite the rain, snow,...

Tue 31 Jul 2001
CORR: Fort Dodge II Stock Truck results

CORR: Fort Dodge II Stock Truck results

<pre> Stock Truck results from Round 2 at Ft. Dodge, Iowa (rain make-up) Pos Driver Number Vehicle Tire 1 Mark Kleiman 842 Ford Goodyear 2 Eric Dawson 808 Ford BFGoodrich 3 Ross Hoek 815 Ford BFGoodrich 4 Don Williams 877 Ford...

Wed 18 Apr 2001
BITD: Team SUV wins at Terrrible's Town

BITD: Team SUV wins at Terrrible's Town

Ace Motorsports Opens Season With Two Awesome 1st Place Wins At Pahrump ! Once again, the ACE Motorsports "TEAM SUV" dominated the dirt by winning not one, but two 1st place trophies and over $ 24,000.00 in the season opener at The Best In The...

Wed 19 Dec 2001
Michelin Race of Champions preview

Michelin Race of Champions preview

The Michelin Race of Champions brings together top names from all forms of world class motor sport in a single, relaxed yet competitive event, which is widely shown on International TV. World Rally driver Michèle Mouton organised the first Race...

Tue 04 Sep 2001
Sat 26 May 2001
BITD: Tonopah

BITD: Tonopah "300" preview

The 2001 ~ Tonopah "300" races over Silver Peak and Montezuma Mountain Range ~ Truly An Off-Road Adventure! Las Vegas, NV - The Best In The Desert Racing Association's 2001 - "Silver State Series" off-road race, the Tonopah "300", is set for...

Fri 07 Dec 2001
Wed 04 Jul 2001
CORR: Crandon Pro Lite results

CORR: Crandon Pro Lite results

<pre> Pro Lite results from Round 5 at Crandon, Wisconsin Finish Pos Driver Name Vehicle Number Vehicle Tire 1 Jeff Kincaid 1 Toyota BFGoodrich 2 Art Schmitt 8 Nissan Goodyear 3 Steven Federico 24 Toyota BFGoodrich 4 Chad Hord 9 ...