By: Zachary Lopez (ZachNews):
Source: Best In The Desert (Information):
Picture: Best In The Desert (Courtesy):
Laughlin, Nevada: Engines are roaring through the desert on the last day of the 5th Annual King Shocks Laughlin Desert Classic on Sunday, February 23rd, 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: ****
- 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: **
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: ****
- Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 72. North northeast wind 5 to 8 mph.
- Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 48. Light and variable wind becoming north northwest around 6 mph in the evening.
**** More Weather Information: ****
- National Weather Service (Website):
** 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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Hope you all come out to the 5th Annual King Shocks Laughlin Desert Classic in Laughlin, Nevada.