By: Zachary Lopez (ZachNews):
Source: Best In The Desert (Information):
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Laughlin, Nevada: Drivers gathered inside the Don’s Celebrity Theatre at the Don Laughlin’s Riverside Resort Hotel and Casino on Friday, February 21st, 2020 for a driver’s meeting for the 5th Annual King Shocks Laughlin Desert Classic on Friday, February 21st, 2020.
During the meeting, third generation Laughlin family member and 6100 Class racer Matt Laughlin was welcomed to the race event this weekend.
The Don Laughlin’s Riverside Resort Hotel and Casino is the host hotel for this year’s event.
All of the off-road racing vehicles seen today racing through the desert from 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. PT on Saturday, February 22nd, 2020 and Sunday, February 23rd, 2020 at the Laughlin Events Park, located at 500 Bruce Woodbury Drive.
**** Race Course Map for the 5th Annual King Shocks Laughlin Desert Classic: ****
The race course for the 5th Annual King Shocks Laughlin Desert Classic will cross twice lanes of Needles Highway.
Due to the race course crossing the roadway, Needles Highway from Bruce Woodbury Drive to Nevada State Route 163 (Laughlin Highway) will be closed on Saturday and Sunday.
Motorists can take Bruce Woodbury Drive to Thomas Edison Drive from the south or Nevada State Route 163 (Laughlin Highway) to Thomas Edison Drive from the north.
Motorists wanting to take South Casino Drive should be prepared for some traffic delays due to road construction happening along the northbound side of the street near the Riverside Resort Hotel and Casino.
** 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 : **
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Good luck to all of the racers and hope you all come out to the 5th Annual King Shocks Laughlin Desert Classic in Laughlin, Nevada this weekend.