Best In The Desert Creates Triple Crown Events


LAS VEGAS – Best In The Desert will be feature a special Triple Crown within its 2020 off-road racing schedule.

With guaranteed cash payout bonuses for overall finishers, the projected total payout for the upcoming season is well more than $600,000. Unlimited Car/Truck classes will receive bonus payouts of $25,000 for first place overall, $10,000 for second place overall and $5,000 for third place overall in each of the Triple Crown events.

Limited Car/Truck, UTV and Motorcycles/Quad classes will also be eligible for increased bonus prize money payouts. For Cars/Trucks, the Triple Crown will consist of Best In The Desert’s Parker 425, Vegas to Reno and BlueWater Desert Challenge events. For UTVs, Motorcycles/Quads the Triple Crown will consist of the Parker 250, Vegas to Reno and BlueWater Desert Challenge events.

In total more than $260,000 in additional guaranteed payouts on top of Best in the Desert’s normal payout will be offered in 2020 at these events.

In addition to increased payouts for all Triple Crown events, Best In The Desert will be paying more than $65,000 in yearend Triple Crown bonuses. Pro Motorcycles/Quads receive a $5,000 bonus, Pro UTVs receive $11,000, Limited Pro Cars/Trucks receive $11,000 and Unlimited Pro Cars/Trucks receive a $40,000 bonus. These bonus payouts elevate the guaranteed purse for the Parker 425 and BlueWater Desert Challenge to more than $100,000 for each event, with Vegas to Reno reaching a guaranteed purse of more than $125,000.

“We’re very excited to make this announcement,” said Best In The Desert CMO Bryan Folks. “Off-Road racing is the greatest form of racing on earth. Our racers invest a lot in this sport and we wanted to find ways to reward them as much as possible.  This new bonus structure gives our racers some additional incentives and titles to shoot for, plus ways to earn purse money outside our individual events and the normal year-long series championships. The addition of the Triple Crown is sure to create additional excitement and attention for our racers and fans.”