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  • DIRT SQUIRTS TAKE MRANN TO BOTTLE CREEK

    MRANN

    BOTTLE CREEK, NV (Oct 29) – Mason Valley Dirt Squirts once again ended MRANN’s season at Bottle Creek. The Hare Scrambles event was called the Silver State Howl-A-Wheelie. The site is about 40-miles north of Imlay or 30 miles northwest of Winnemucca and is reached by good dirt roads. The course was fast with some waterfalls, hills, canyons and some silt areas, especially leading to the scoring chute. “The course was fantastic and went out on the second lap but knew I had the advantage on Brody,” Dan Capparelli said after winning the race. “Knew he caught me up in

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  • RACING PREVIEW: OCT. 26 TO 29

    MRANN

    RENO, NV (Oct 25) – Racing preview for this weekend has a varied menu even though seasons are winding down. And while tracks are going dark there is some live racing just getting started along with what’s found on TV and streamed on the Internet. In our region two motorcycle events will be in the Winnemucca area although they are about 30 miles apart. The Mason Valley Dirt Squirts will host MRANN’s final round of the year at an event called The Silver State Howl-A-Wheelie. Once again it will be held at Bottle Creek, located about 40 plus miles north

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  • AWARDS: RATTLESNAKE RACEWAY, LOVELOCK SPEEDWAY, MAD METAL

    Awards

    FALLON, NV (Oct. 21) – Two tracks and a mud drag series combined their awards banquets this evening. Rattlesnake Raceway, Lovelock Speedway an the Dynamic Diesel Mud Drag Series were all present for a night of food and celebration not to mention honoring their champions. LARA president Chris Lumsden got things rolling by comments about the season and also indicating that the Northern Nevada Tracks were starting to work together. That is something many have looked forward to for a long time. First up were the Rattlesnake Outlaw Karts and first award was for beginner Kiley Detomasi as she was

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  • ULTRA 4 ROCKS WILD WEST MOTORSPORTS PARK

    Ultra 4

    MUSTANG, NV (Oct. 21) – Once again the Ultra 4 series ended its season at the Wild West Motorsports Park. Like previous visits it was an action packed day with hard racing over obstacles. After winning the 4400 main Jason Scherer said, “It’s crazy, I’ve been competing for about 15 years and there’s something that happens every time I hear the national anthem. It’s just like changes you a little bit knowing not only how awesome it is as we have the opportunity do this while other people are fighting for our freedom…. It’s like ‘all right, here we go

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  • RACING PREVIEW: OCT. 19 TO 22

    ULTRA 4

    RENO, NV (OCT. 18) – This week’s racing preview highlights the biggest event in our area, one that has some insane action. In addition there is still racing on TV Land even though the season is winding down. The main action will be the 4 Wheel Parts Nitto Nationals that ends the Ultra 4 season at Wild West Motorsports Park. These drivers race across a small field of boulders, over rocks and up and down the big hill in back of the course then back down about 200 feet of rocks. I’m attaching the full schedule for the weekend and

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  • TANKSLAPPERS SEND MRANN TO PURGATORY

    MRANN

    PURGATORY PEAK, NV (Oct. 15) – The Tankslappers Motorcycle Club hosted round 7 of this year’s MRANN series of desert races. The area was close to Purgatory Peak located east of the north end of Winnemucca Dry Lake. The road getting to the pits was a bit of a challenge due to silt areas but everyone managed to get through and arrive at the pits. And on this day youth was served as a couple of young lions finished one-two ahead of a veteran rider. “It was awesome, a little dusty at first because I got a crappy start, was

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  • RACING PREVIEW: OCT. 12 TO 15

    MRANN

    RENO, NV (Oct. 11) – This week’s racing preview has several items, including one commemorating a special event in this area. Over in TV land there is something for just about everyone. Twenty years ago a British team set the land speed record on the Black Rock Desert. To celebrate this event there will be Gerlach Race Days Friday through Sunday. Events are golf cart races, kids races, a chili cook off, a cars show along with a craft fair an I belive a street dance. In fact some of the British team will be present. For further information please

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  • RATTLESNAKE RACEWAY: DTC MARATHON

    Dirt Track Championship

    FALLON (Oct.8) – Rattlesnake Raceway ended its formal season with the 31st annual Dirt Track Championships. It’s a two-day event where the cumulative finishes determines a driver’s final position and the title for their class. Sunday is the money day but got off to a slight late start so things were rolling just over an hour after they were schedule. Three big races were the highlighted the day. The Nevada Pro Stock Association was ending its season as well as settling the championship battle between Shawn Natenstedt and Travis White. Both won their heat races and would start at the

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  • RACING PREVIEW: OCT 5 TO 8

    Rattlesnake Raceway.

    RENO, NV (Oct.4) – This week’s Racing Preview has several races to either attend or watch plus a special event here in Reno. As usual TV and the Internet have events both nationally and internationally. For those missing all the show-n-shines from the summer take heart there is one more to go. Hot August Nights has its Fall Frenzy this Saturday from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Baldini’s Casino the final show-n-shine for the year. There are a pair of two-day events in our region that should appeal to a couple of different groups. Saturday and Sunday AMA District

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  • BATTLE BORN MX AT THE SANDBOX

    BBMX

    FERNLEY (Oct. 1) – Round two of the BBMX fall series was held at the Sandbox, which is the Fernley/Wadsworth Lion’s Club Motocross Track. Reno chapter of the Over The Hill Gang was the host and Mother Nature gave the riders great weather for racing. Although three pros were on hand to contest the 250/450 motos it came down to a two-rider duel between Dylan Galliett and Tony Evans. When their first moto began and after a short side-by-side duel through the first turn Galliett took the point with Evans in hot pursuit. Then Evans took the lead until the

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