Caliente, NV The Best in the Desert series Silver State 300 takes in some incredible country around Caliente, Nevada. Expansive valleys, many with dry lake beds, give way to mountain ranges with striking rock formations. The abundance of water in some areas, allows lush vegetation that is in stark contrast to the desert like conditions […]
Parker, AZ The first race of the General Tire Jeepspeed Series, presented by KMC Wheels, takes place at one of the toughest courses in the series. Parker, Arizona, is one of the most popular destinations for racers, and their fans. The scenery in Parker is spectacular, the terrain is challenging, and since everyone is starting with a clean […]
Las Vegas, NV The Mint 400 in Las Vegas, Nevada threw out a challenge to offroad racers, and Jeepspeed answered the call. Trucks in all three General Tire Jeepspeed series classes showed up in numbers to battle the brutal course and see who was fastest. 29 Jeepspeed racers in three classes chose to take on the […]
Jeepspeed Championships Decided At Pahrump 250 Pahrump, NV It was no surprise that the championship winners in the General Tire Jeepspeed Series, presented by KMC Wheels, would be decided at the final race of the season. Jeepspeed’s class structure and few simple rules allow competitors to build and race a wide range of vehicles. The series provides a […]
In the few days leading up to the Best In The Desert series Tonopah 250 race in Tonopah, Nevada the weather experienced drastic extremes. During qualifying for the unlimited cars on Thursday, the sky was clear and the temperature was quite pleasant. Tonopah 250 Full Of Extremes For Jeepspeed Racers Tonopah, NV In the […]
Wranglers Get All The Glory At Vegas To Reno Reno, NV Offroad racing is notorious for rivalries between drivers and brands. In the General Tire Jeepspeed desert race series presented by KMC Wheels, Jeep Wrangler racers earned some bragging rights as they dominated the Cherokees, Grand Cherokees, and even the Dodge trucks at the longest offroad race in […]
Racers in the General Tire Jeepspeed Series presented by KMC Wheels had the opportunity to run wide open at the Best in the Desert series Laughlin Desert Classic in Laughlin, Nevada. Instead of the typical desert racing course, Laughlin is only 16 miles long and 90 percent is fast, graded fire roads. The race format consisted of 3 laps on Saturday and 3 more on Sunday. Winners were determined by the combined fastest times from both heats. Jeepspeed racing usually takes patience and strategy. They get plenty of challenge from their fellow competitors, but their toughest foe is typically the brutal desert terrain. At Laughlin, there were no pit stops, no strategy, and no limits. Competitors ran wide open.
Las Vegas, NV The Mint 400 race back in the 1960’s was known as one of the roughest. The race was a strange mix of Vegas glitz, and a brutal test out in the desert. Over the years, the race went dormant after losing the main sponsor and despite efforts by the SNORE series, shared […]
Parker, AZ The first round of six in the General Tire Jeepspeed Series presented by KMC Wheels was held in Parker, Arizona on February 2-5. Sanctioned by the Best In The Desert series, the Parker 425 race was a tough test of competitors, right out of the box. For 2017, the Jeepspeed series has a […]
Vegas To Reno Survival Of The Fittest For Jeepspeed Racers Merely finishing the Best In The Desert series’ Vegas to Reno race (V2R) is tough enough, but Jeepspeed racers were battling tooth and nail for every inch of the 644 miles. The General TireJeepspeed series presented by KMC Wheels and Premiere Automotive is known […]
If there is one thing that characterizes the level of competition in the General Tire Jeepspeed Desert Race Series presented by KMC Wheels and Premier Chrysler-Jeep, it’s the famous Yogi Berra saying, it ain’t over ‘til it’s over.
Parker 425 Extreme for Jeepspeed Racers Parker, AZ The definition of extreme reads: highest in intensity or degree. The General Tire Jeepspeed racing series saw some drastic extremes during the season opening Best in the Desert Parker 425 in Parker, Arizona. Probably the most extreme was the condition of the course. On the first lap, it was fairly […]
General Tire Jeepspeed Series Celebrates 2014 As 2015 Season Nears Orange, CA With the 2014 General Tire Jeepspeed racing champions decided, it was time for the teams to get together for their annual awards ceremony at Moreno’s Restaurant, in Orange, California. Just l ike the diverse Jeep and Dodge vehicles that race in the Jeepspeed […]
Strategies Put To Test At Thrilling Jeepspeed Season Ender Henderson, NV The final race of the 2014 Jeepspeed season posed a dilemma for nearly everyone in the race. Go all out for a win or try to be smart and protect your championship points. Both strategies played out during the Best In The Desert Henderson […]