Laughlin, NV: Get your engines ready today for the 5th Annual King Shocks Laughlin Desert Classic.

By: Zachary Lopez (ZachNews):

Source: Best In The Desert (Information):

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Laughlin, Nevada: Off-road desert races for the 5th Annual King Shocks Laughlin Desert Classic will begin at 6:00 a.m. PT on Saturday, February 22nd, 2020 at the Laughlin Events Park, located at 500 Bruce Woodbury Drive.

King Shocks has signed on for this year’s event as the title sponsor, and the Don Laughlin’s Riverside Resort Hotel and Casino are the host hotel.

**** Event Schedule: ****

  • Saturday, February 22, 2020:

Race Day 1 Cars/Trucks from 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. PT.

5:45 AM – Staging 1st Race – 3 Laps
6:30 AM – 1st Race Starts – Classes 1100-1200-1700-2700-3700-7100-7300-8100-VINT
All Times Approximate after the 1st Race Starts – Be Alert, Early and Ready (Listen to your radio!)
7:45 AM – Staging 2nd Race – 4 Laps
8:30 AM – 2nd Race Starts – Classes 2000-3000-4400-4700-5000-6000-7200
9:45 AM – Staging 3rd Race – 4 Laps
10:30 AM – 3rd Race Starts – Classes 1000-1500-6200
11:30 AM – Staging 4th Race – 4 Laps
12:15 PM – 4th Race Starts – Classes 6100-8000
1:15 PM – Staging 5th Race – 4 Laps
2:00 PM – 5th Race Starts – Trick Truck Race

  • Sunday, February 23, 2020:

Race Day 2 Cars/Trucks from 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. PT.

5:45 AM – Staging 1st Race – 3 Laps
6:30 AM – 1st Race Starts – Classes 1100-1200-1700-2700-3700-7100-7300-8100-VINT
All Times Approximate after the 1st Race Starts – Be Alert, Early and Ready (Listen to your radio!)
7:45 AM – Staging 2nd Race – 4 Laps
8:30 AM – 2nd Race Starts – Classes 2000-3000-4400-4700-5000-6000-7200
9:45 AM – Staging 3rd Race – 4 Laps
10:30 AM – 3rd Race Starts – Classes 1000-1500-6200
11:30 AM – Staging 4th Race – 4 Laps
12:15 PM – 4th Race Starts – Classes 6100-8000
1:15 PM – Staging 5th Race – 4 Laps
2:00 PM – 5th Race Starts – Trick Truck Race

After the last race, awards will be presented at 7:00 p.m. PT inside the Starview Room at the Riverside Resort Hotel and Casino at 1650 South Casino Drive.

** You can download the event program for the 5th Annual King Shocks Laughlin Desert Classic at the following website: **

https://bitd.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/LDC_2020Prgm-web.pdf

Awards will be headed out after the last race at the Riverside Resort Hotel and Casino at 1650 South Casino Drive

**** Race Course Map: ****

The race course will cross Needles Highway, due to this Needles Highway from Bruce Woodbury Drive to Nevada State Route 163 (Laughlin Highway) will be closed during the event.

**** Weather Forecast from the National Weather Service: ****

  • Saturday: Showers likely, mainly before 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. West wind 6 to 11 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
  • Saturday Night: A chance of showers before 10pm, then a chance of sprinkles after 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming south after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
  • Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 73. Light and variable wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.
  • Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 48. Calm wind.

**** More Weather Information: ****

  • National Weather Service (Website):

https://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lon=-114.64501181696915&lat=35.01566925643894#.XlEcNyhKjIV

** ZachNews will be broadcasting live during the 5th Annual King Shocks Laughlin Desert Classic on Saturday: **

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** More information regarding the 5th Annual King Shocks Laughlin Desert Classic, as well as pictures, videos and racing results, can be found at the Best In The Desert website and Facebook page : **

– Best In The Desert (Website):

https://bitd.com/race-event/2020-laughlin-desert-classic/

– Best In The Desert (Facebook):

https://www.facebook.com/BestintheDesert/

Hope you all come out to the 5th Annual King Shocks Laughlin Desert Classic in Laughlin, Nevada.

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