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    Evenson Law Office Ironman Challenge poster.

    Reporters Note: Due to the 4th of July Holiday next week’s racing report will not be out until Tuesday. Motorsports Preview heading into the holiday weekend is full of action packed events. There are several local events in our region. Locally the Evenson Law Office Ironman Challenge for IMCA and Hobby Stock racers is still going on. Tonight they are in Lovelock, where the action begins a t 7p.m., on Friday and Saturday, starting at 6 p.m. the series moves to Fernley 95A Speedway for the next two rounds. On Sunday and Monday the series moves to Rattlesnake Raceway, with

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  • Desert Park Raceway: HOT DAY AT THE TRACK

    Desert Park Raceway: 125 Stock Moto

    Reporters Note: Due to the 4 of July holiday next week’s racing reports will be published on Tuesday. Wishing everyone a great holiday. STEAD (June (26) – Desert Park Raceway was a busy place this Sunday. Despite the heat a good number of racers showed up to compete in the fourth round of this year’s Northern Nevada Kart Club’s series. “We didn’t have a very good second heat so I knew I had to get him (Mike Faker) on the start or had to pass him somewhere he’s weak at,” Jeremy Kay said after winning the 125 Stock Moto main.

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    Evenson Law Ironman Series: IMCA

    As we head toward another holiday weekend racing here and across the country is still going on hot and heavy. Racing preview for this week has something for just about every fan as there are thing happening in the region as well as nationally. The major event for area motocross racers is the Lucas Oil Mammoth Motocross that’s going on right now and will run through the weekend and into next week. Once again, we here at nvracingnews want to send our best wishes to the local riders down there. Closer to home if any riders need some track time

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    MRANN: Ty Tremaine, Expert winner.

    After being dark for several years a popular motocross park reopens with a special race. MILFORD, CALIF. (June 19) – MRANN (Motorcycle Racing Association of Northern Nevada) made its return to the newly reopened Honey Lake MX Park this weekend. It was the annual Corey Herring Memorial “Go Big or Go Home!” race. The event honors the young rider lost eight years ago and helps fund scholarships created in his name. It also marks the end of MRANN’s spring racing season. Due to the length of the course each class, Expert, Amateur and Novice got a separate timed event on

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    PRS: Michael Crowell, RARA CEO

    Once again Stead Airport was alive with the sounds of racing aircraft but this time the pilots were coming to be schooled in the fine art of air racing.   STEAD (June 18) – The Pylon Racing Seminar made its annual visit to the airport here. Any pilot that wants to compete at the air races, is changing classes or hasn’t raced in a while has to go through this course. Veterans also attend as it’s a way to get more time on the course. But for the rookies it’s a time to demonstrate they have the necessary flying skills

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    MRANN poster: Corey Herring Memorial.

    Motorsport Preview for this week has a whole lot of motorcycle action, some oval track racing, national as well as international events. For motocross riders that want some practice Livfast Exit 28 MX track will host practice sessions from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. But the big event is south of here as the annual Mammoth Motocross begins on Friday and runs through Sunday, June 26. All age groups are covered and it draws riders from all over. We here at nvracingnews want to give our best wishes to our local riders the will be racing down

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    Octane Fest: Super Pro racer.

    Due to the length of the article I am putting these photos in a gallery. Octane Fest in Fallon is a celebration of speed and color. It is held in three different venues and two of the are Top Gun Raceway, located south of the town, as well as the Churchill County Fairgrounds, located near downtown. In the event article I missed who won the Top Comp division at the drag strip. Well got word too late to include it that the two drivers that would have been in the final decided to skip that run due to the weather.

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    Rattlesnake Speedway: Cory Sample, IMCA winner.

    Every June people flock to one of Nevada’s towns to celebrate several kinds of motorsports.   FALLON (June 11,12) – Octane Fest is an annual celebration of horsepower, speed and color put on in this Nevada town. Rattlesnake Speedway, Top Gun Raceway and the Churchill County Fairground host many events during the three days and nights the festival runs. Rattlesnake Speedway has oval track racing both Saturday and Sunday afternoons and for one driver it was a great weekend. “The track conditions were an improvement from Saturday, which I think resulted in better racing as we only had one caution

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    Octane Fest Poster

    The season rolls on with another action packed weekend of racing.   Motorsports Preview for this weekend is full of various events to suit almost any race fan, not only in our region but nationally and internationally as well. The Mammoth Motocross starts next week so if any riders want to get in some last minute practice LivFast Exit 28 is the place to be. Times are 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. If you want to help some young area riders heading there Testa Motorsports in Gardnerville will be having a car wash and raffle from 9

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  • 95A SPEEDWAY: Miller and Kay score big wins.

    Fernley 95A Speedway: Robert Miller wins #100.

    This weekend was a special one for two drivers and one family that honored one they recently lost. FERNLEY (June 4) – 95A Speedway had an interesting race this weekend. One driver achieved a mile stone, another won the big prize and both drivers as well as fans paid homage to the recently deceased father of a racing family. Early in the evening the track honored Steve Rauscher, who recently passed away. His sons, Darrick and Dave race as well as some of the grandchildren, who compete in Outlaw Karts. Many of the drivers showed up and followed Darrick and

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    Northern Nevada Kart Club: Jr.-1, Hill and Gourley.

    Good weather blessed the latest race for NNKC and racers answered with a day of speed. STEAD (June 5) – The Northern Nevada Kart Club raced round four of its 2016 season at Desert Park Raceway on Sunday. While it was warm the weather wasn’t too bad as everyone was ready to go. Once again the fastest karts were in the Stock Moto 125 shifter class. This year’s it’s been a duel between young Jeremy Kay and Mike Faker with Dean Andrews chasing them. At the end of this round winner Kay said, “Usually Mike has a pretty good start

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    Silver State Motoclimb - Logan Mead, 700 class.

    A new event was held this weekend, first time in many years there was a hill climb. MUSTANG (Jun 4) – The Silver State Motoclimb made its initial appearance this weekend at the Wild West Motorsports Park located east of Sparks. The facility carved out a hill that rose 400 feet above the infield and combined both the hill and some motocross type turns in it. A rider’s fastest time up the hill or longest run gave them their finishing positions. For one Concord, California rider it was a great day as he scored victories in two classes. “We’ve got

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    Silver State Motoclimb poster.

    There is a brand new event visiting our area! There is a new event in our area, the first ever Silver State Motoclimb at Wild West Motorsports Park located east of Sparks off the Mustang exit on I-80. Riders will face the challenge of a new hill as they race the clock and terrain. Check out the video on our YouTube Page.

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    Silver State Motoclimb poster.

    In addition to the usual suspects, there is a brand new event visiting our area. Racing Preview for this week has a special event as well as various other motorsport happenings in our area. And the national scene as well is going full blast. There is a new event in our area, the first ever Silver State Motoclimb at Wild West Motorsports Park located east of Sparks off the Mustang exit on I-80. Riders will face the challenge of a new hill as they race the clock and terrain. The promoter still has slots open for amateur riders and is

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