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  • NASTY ENGINES MACHINE SHOP

    Nasty Engines Machine Shop

    SPARKS, NV (12-26) – This off-season the site is focused on small shops that abound in our area. One of them is Nasty Engines Machine Shop, a small company that offers high quality work, products and service. The shop’s goal is fast, quality service at a competitive price and taking any factory-stock motor to a nasty engine. Eric Henry started the business but being a very hands-on owner was unavailable so his manager Dan Foote was the pinch hitter for this interview. “I was there when it was starting to be set up and was on its way to becoming

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  • RACING PREVIEW: DEC. 21 TO 24

    Santa

    RENO, NV (Dec. 19) – This week’s Racing Preview shows that we are well and truly deep into the Re-Run Zone and in our immediate region nothing is happening. So this is the time for us here at nvracingnews to wish all of our readers a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We also want to give thanks for our great sponsors that keep this site running. There will be some action for the two-wheeled set as three Northern California track have practice sessions right into Christmas Eve. And with some luck the weather should be nice but

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  • VON METAL V TWIN: BUILDING PERFORMANCE BAGGERS

    Von Metal V Twin

    RENO – Von Metal V Twin Racing Development is owned and operated by Justin Von Metal. His business is located on Geiger Grade and he like many, around motorcycles, has a long history of racing and engineering. “I started out in motorcycle racing, racing dirt bikes when I was 8-year-old,” he said. After growing up in Southern California where motorcycle racing was part of life when he attended UTI mechanical college then went to Texas to earn a mechanical engineering degree. The knowledge, combined with his motocross and truck racing allowed him to work on his own things and open

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  • RACING PREVIEW: DEC. 14 TO 17

    Reno Motorsports

    RENO, NV (Dec. 13) – Racing Preview for this week shows that we are deep into the Re Run Zone although there is light at the end of the tunnel. Locally riders have two events they want to attend, especially since Christmas is only two weeks away. Reno Motor Sports, or RMS as it is known, will have their annual Christmas Party and Customer Appreciation day from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday. And there will be free pictures with Moto Santa not to mention huge discounts and Christmas treats. A few miles away another shop Moto Source is having

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  • NORTHERN NEVADA KART CLUB AWARDS BANQUET

    NNKC Awards.

    RENO (Dec 9) – The Northern Nevada Kart Club assembled at the Grand Sierra to honor its champions, hand out special appreciation awards and present one driver with the club’s top special award. It was a festive gathering and a buffet was served for dinner. The meeting began with outgoing NNKC President Brian Rivera thanking the previous board. Besides Rivera they were Jason Graves, Troy Berry, Cody Kay and Stephanie Callahan. Then he introduced the new board. Rodney Rivera is the new president, Alec Beaudoin is the vice president while Michael Dulude is the treasurer, Rachel Anderlin is Secretary and

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  • RACING PREVIEW: DEC. 7 TO 10

    Motopro Graphics

    RENO, NV (Dec. 6) – This week’s Racing Preview illustrates what this time of the year brings, not much competition but a whole lot in the Re-Run Zone. And there are two live award shows that will be streamed. Last weekend even though it was cold three groups had toy drives to help make sure some kids get something for Christmas. Chester’s Harley Davidson was the starting point for the motorcycle one, while both Reno Cars and Coffee as well as the Old Slammers club joined forces to get toys for the Children’s Cabinet. Apparently it was a success for

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  • RPM WORKSHOP RETURNS TO RENO

    RPM Workshop

    RENO, NV (Dec. 1) – After a two-year absence the RPM Workshop returned to its traditional home, the Eldorado Hotel and Casino in Reno. Two years ago, for a variety of reasons the workshop left for Las Vegas but now its back and this is the 45th edition. The was a full two days and began Wednesday evening with registration and a light buffet dinner in the casino. Networking and interaction between promoters, both veteran and new is the goal of these meetings. This time the Work Shop was dedicated to former Promoter of the Year and long time workshop

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  • RACING PREVIEW: NOV. 30 TO DEC. 3

    NASCAR Cup

    RENO (Nov. 29) – Even though there is no racing in our region it’s still a busy weekend here. In other areas there is some racing as well as NASCAR’s championship week down in Las Vegas. This time of the year is when people and organizations band together to help the less fortunate. Especially children so they can have a nice Christmas and this Sunday three groups are doing just that. For the two-wheeled crowd the Northern Nevada Confederation of Clubs is hosting the 37th annual Reno Toy Run on Sunday. And all types and brands of motorcycles are welcome.

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  • NEVADA PRO STOCK CHAMPION: TRAVIS WHITE

    Travis White.

    The Nevada Pro Stock Association had a barnburner of a season this year. After the final checkered flag waved Travis White was the champion by only three points ahead of Shawn Natenstedt. The series traveled between Rattlesnake Raceway in Fallon, Lovelock Speedway as well as two California tracks, American Valley Speedway in Quincy and one in Cedarville. Due to a cancellation the final two rounds were run during Dirt Track Championship weekend at Rattlesnake Raceway. Right off the bat Natenstedt threw down the gauntlet and showed he was the man to beat. White took up that challenge and began to

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  • RACING PREVIEW: NOV. 22 TO 26

    Red Bull Day In The Dirt

    RENO, NV (NOV. 14) – Racing preview for this week is out early due to the Thanksgiving holiday. One more major series will end its season and although things are quiet in our area there is still racing going on. Over the hill in Northern California there will be practice at three tracks although they are all closed for Thanksgiving, E Street MX Park has practice Wednesday from 1 until 5 p.m. then Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Not far away Riverfront MX has practice from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Sunday. Prairie City hosts

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  • CARSON RACEWAY: INDOOR KARTING FUN

    Carson Raceway

    RENO (Nov. 20) – Carson Raceway is the newest indoor karting track in the region. Jamy Keshmiri owns this track as well as the area’s Ben’s Fine Wines and Spirits stores. His involvement came in an unusual way. “What happen was that I bought the building, it’s funny the mortgage is the same as the rent for my old place,” he said. “So I thought, why not just buy the building, instead of just paying rent I can own it. So I put in the liquor store and I have all this square footage doing nothing, 36,000 square feet. “I

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  • RACING PREVIEW: NOV. 16 TO 19

    Baja 1000

    RENO, NV (Nov. 15) – Racing preview this weekend has another major series ending its season. Even though there is no racing in our area there are four different races going on this weekend in California, Southern Nevada and Baja, Mexico. And there is another Show N’ Shine on Sunday, which should be under good weather. Reno Cars and Coffee, starting at 10 a.m. will be at the Starbucks located at 1610 Robb Drive. Have a car you want to show, this is a good time to do that and maybe cruise as well. Over the hill at Wilseyville, California

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  • BATTLE BORN MX ENDS SEASON

    BBMX

    FERNLEY (NOV. 12.) – BATTL BORN MX fall series ended today with great weather and some hard racing. Hosting the event was the Reno Chapter of the Old Timers and there were 206 riders on hand that signed up for 309 racing slots. And on this day there were two pro races with the 30 Plus being the first. “Yea it was really close, I’m tired, worn out, had a long workweek,” Jordan Burroughs said after winning. “Started to push but just wanted to take it easy as I’ve got one more moto to go and I’m worn out.” Then

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  • RACING PREVIEW: NOV. 8 TO 12

    BBMX

    RENO, NV (Nov. 8) — Racing preview is showing the effects of major series ending their seasons. Although this is happening in other areas there is still one more race in this region as well as a series over in California. To the east at the Fernley/Wadsworth Lion’s Motocross Track, or the Sand Box, the final motocross of the year will he held this weekend. Saturday is for practice and that usually gets going around 9 a.m. then on Sunday the races will happen. Due to the time change things might get going a bit earlier and the first motos

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  • AWARDS BANQUET: NEVADA PRO STOCK ASSOCIATION

    NPSA

    FALLON, NV (Nov. 4) – The Nevada Pro Stock Association, NPSA, held its award banquet in the Fallon Elks Lodge on Saturday. The get together celebrated a fantastic season for the group and gave them chance to not only honor the 2017 champion but sponsors and tracks that have hosted the series. A buffet dinner started things rolling and there was something for just about everyone’s taste. And a raffle for prizes was also part of the evening. One of the first racers that joined the group when it was founded was Californian Mike Learn and he’s supported the it

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