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  • LOCKETT’S RENO EXPO GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY

    Lockett's Reno Expo.

    Al Lockett’s Reno Expo has been a fixture in March and another signal that spring is either here or not far away. This year the Lockett Reno Expo celebrates its 50th anniversary. The Expo something for just about everybody as there are Boats, Recreation, Travel, Home and Garden as well as a Pet Show. In fact this year there was an enclosed display where people could feed live butterflies. The area NVracingnews was most interested in was the Off-Road and Motorsports Expo. Several groups plus a Jeep touring company and Wild West Motorsports Park had displays. Eric Pender, manger of

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  • LOCKETT’S MOTORSPORT EXPO AND NNKC PRACTICE RACE

    Need2Speed - Matt Bowen, general manager.

      A sure sign that spring is here is the annual show by Al Lockett. RENO (March 19/20) – Lockett’s Motor Sport Expo is part of his annual spring show highlighting many recreation areas including boats, landscaping, fishing and RV’s. On the motor sport side there are off-road related clubs, shops and other displays more focused on racing. One booth is from the Off Road Hall of Fame based in the National Auto Museum. Its now headed by the next Executive Administrator Barbara Rainey, who working on the hall’s next big effort. “The big thing we’re working on right now

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  • RACING PREVIEW: MARCH 17-20

    Al Lockett Off-Road and Motorsport Expo.

    Racing is really heating up as series are getting started both nationally and internationally week. Racing preview for this week has local happenings that lead into the new season, which starts next week. Out in the Fallon area two tracks have having test-and-tune sessions. South of town, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., Top Gun Raceway has testing for drag racers. Just east of downtown, Rattlesnake Raceway is having its practice or play day probably starting around 10 a.m. Northern Nevada Kart Club will be in action Sunday with its annual Practice Race Day at Desert Park Raceway. The track

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  • OFF ROAD AND MOTORSPORT SHOW

    RENO (March 22) – Each spring Al Lockett hosts a show that combines almost everything one that loves the outdoors could ask for. Everything from boats, landscaping, recreation and a whole lot more. But part of the show is devoted to both off-road and motorsports, which was a bit light this time around. However one local track, Fernley 95A Speedway, had a booth and brought a brand new modified to display.   “I think it’s going to be the best year we’ve had since Dan Simpson has had the track,” track manager Matt Ramthun said. “We’re getting a lot of

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  • MOTORSPORT PREVIEW – MARCH 19-22

    With the Sandbox Grand Prix coming up motorcycle riders have a chance to tune up for this fun race at the end of the month. This Saturday and Sunday the Old Timers Motorcycle Club is hosting practice sessions, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., at the Fernley Lion’s Motocross Track.   The same venue the Sandbox will be held at on March 28/29. Local Stock Car and Outlaw Kart drivers will want to take advantage of the Playday Rattlesnake Raceway is hosting on Saturday. Rookie drivers are encouraged to be sure and make this test and tune session and things

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