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  • BREAKING NEWS: SHELBY HALL TO RACE IN THE MINT 400

    Shelby Hall - Ford Bronco

    A local team plans on racing a historic vehicle in a famous off road race. Today Shelby Hall-Baker and I appeared on Teresa’s Garage radio show here in Reno, Nevada. Unlike her other starts Hall will be heading the team when they compete in this year’s Mint 400, the 50th anniversary of this class off-road race. She and her teammate will be driving the same Ford Bronco her grandfather Rod Hall to victory in first Mexican 1000 race and it’s the only 4-wheel driver racer to have accomplished that feat. For her it marks another chapter as she carves her

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  • TROY VAN BERRY: COMBINING PASSIONS FOR RACING AND ART

    Troy Van Berry

    RENO – For Troy Van Berry it’s combining his two passions; racing and art. And it all began, like many passions do, at a very young age with some help from his father. “I was the kid in school who was always drawing. One of my earliest memories as a kid has to do with drawing and artwork,” he said. “But I remember when I was about 3-years-old that I was always drawing racecars.” And he recalled, with a laugh, that his mom said it was both on paper and walls. His father Bob Berry, who sadly passed away last

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  • RACING PREVIEW: JAN. 26 TO 29

    Rolex-Daytona-24-Hour

    Weather has taken a toll on events but one classic “twice-around-the-clock” event is on tap for the weekend. Racing Preview has the altered schedule for several motocross tracks as well as what will be on TV and the Internet this weekend. First of all the next round of the Bishop MX Winter Series has been moved to Saturday, February 11 due to the weather and probably track conditions. Over the hill the Prairie City track is in good condition and will host practice sessions beginning today from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. then from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday

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  • RICHARD STOCK: KARTING CHAMPION

    Richard Stock.

    Northern Nevada is blessed with many good, young racers and here’s an article about one of them. CARSON CITY – Richard Stock a 16-year-old junior at Carson High School and ski racer is also the 2016 Sanzaru Games Karting Champion. The series is run over at Sonoma Raceway in California and is part of the NorCal Rotax Max Challenge. The sport of motor racing is a ladder system, one begins at the bottom; as their skill level and experience increases, they are able to move to the next rung. And most, like Richard, begin at a young age. “I got

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  • EXIT 28 PRESS RELEASE

    Exit 28 Motocross Track.

    Here is breaking news that concerns the motocross community in Northwest Nevada. EXIT 28 PRESS RELEASE, by Tim O’Brien Wednesday, JANUARY 18TH. Exit 28 will be one of my most coveted and cherished memories that will last a lifetime. The idea of owning and operating a track is the dream that a lot of kids have, as they come up through the ranks as a racer and fan. Motocross has been my life as long as I can remember. My passion and drive to become a professional racer was cemented in at 5 years old when I started riding dirt

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  • RACING PREVIEW FOR JAN. 19 TO 22

    Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League

    This week while there isn’t anything in our region TV has several live events including an international one that is in Miami for the first time. Racing Preview this week goes over motocross dates that have been changed or canceled in our region. But there is some racing out of the area both live and on TV. First I need to thank a reader that lives on the East Coast. Apparently she didn’t realize these reports come from Reno, Nevada so all the times I post are Pacific Standard Time and for you that are overseas we’re eight hours behind

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  • MRANN YEAR IN REVIEW

    MRANN

    Time to take a look back at the off road motorcycle season and get ready for the one that will start next month. Following the article is a photo gallery of most of the champions. The MRANN Year in Review takes a look back at the 2016 season and the series overall points champion. For him it signals a change in direction while for others it sets the stage for improvements and maybe future titles. But at the end of 2016 Dennis Belingheri won the overall champion. It wasn’t an easy and it’s probably his last in this series. “The

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  • RACING PREVIEW: JANUARY 12 TO 15

    Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals.

    Another week into the New Year and there is more racing to see. Racing Preview this week has a regional event plus a bunch more on TV. The New Year is progressing and racing is starting to heat up again. Locally Livfast Exit 28 might not be having practice sessions this weekend. Early in the week it appeared to be at lake in some sections so those wanting to go might check their Face Book page. There will be motocross racing in Northern California however. The MotoPro Graphics Triple Crown is running the third leg of the series this weekend.

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  • MOTOCROSS SEASON IN REVIEW

    775 MX Classic Series.

    Time to look back at the 2016 motocross season, celebrate the champions and start getting ready for the 2017 season. The motocross season review wraps up both series, spring and fall, in 2016. And hopefully it’s a forecast of more racing to come this year. This time around there was no Sandbox Grand Prix, which is a fun race for bragging rights and has been very popular. The spring round began at Exit 28 then moved to Fernley, Winnemucca and back to Exit 28. The last two round began at Fernley in April and ended in Winnemucca in May. There

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  • RACING PREVIEW: JANUARY 5 TO 8

    Monster Energy Supercross.

    While there are a bunch of reruns racing is finally getting going.   Racing preview for this week still has a bunch in the “Rerun Zone,” but things are beginning to change with the start of racing. Locally Livfast Exit 28 will be open for practice, weather permitting, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. While it’s still pretty slim this week, next week there will be more. Over in TV land there are plenty of reruns plus a very anticipated start to a new season. Thursday begins at 3 p.m. as Fox Sports 1 airs a Supercross

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  • MARK LEVRETT: CHASING THE DREAM

    Mark Levrett and UTV

    Sometimes a person’s skills, as well as their business allows them to chase their personal dreams. Mark Levrett is the owner of Mark One Metal Works and while metal fabrication is his business his passion is off road racing. Like many he was exposed to racing at a very young age. “My love of fabrication started because of my love of racing off-road and motocross,” he said. “I started racing motocross at the age of 5 in the 60’s. My dad raced off-road buggies when it was just starting back in Indian Dunes and the Mint 400 when it was

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