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Desert Road


April 14 - 16

The Prospector 250 East Course


April 14th

Main pit location:  The main pit is all new this year! We have a ton of room, but we still ask that non race essential vehicles park behind the trailers being used to pit. From Dini’s lucky club it is 3.2 miles. Although bridge street is a major road, you do drive past several homes, so please obey traffic laws and take it slow. Head south on main street. .4 miles. Turn left (east) onto E Bridge street for 1.2 (Wells Fargo is on the corner) Turn Right onto Mackenzie ln for 1.0 mile. Turn Left onto Cemetery ln and follow up the hill .6 miles. The pit area will be on the right side. Follow the course arrows. Be sure to set pits up a minimum of 25 feet from the course.


Track is closed for all pre-running. This is a closed course on BLM land for race weekend only. To pre-run you must take part in the poker run.

Qualifying is limited to pro classes only- Class UT, 1, 6100, 10, Group-T, 4400, Pro turbo UTV, & Pro N/A UTV, Pro stock Turbo, and N/A UTV. Qualifying results will result in an overall start position. If you choose not to qualify, you will start in the normal class starting order- following all those who complete the qualifying loop. To comply with BLM regulations, there is a $100.00 entry to qualify.  Overall Fast time wins $300 for trucks/buggy and $300 for UTV’s.

Qualifying line up will be based on the El Coyote 400 finish results. The qualifying course is 3.8 miles long. Cars will start with 1-minute intervals.  If you choose not to Qualify, you will start behind ALL qualifiers, in the normal line up.

07:00 – 08:00                170 - Youth 1000 Tech and Registration – VORRA Trailer

08:00- 09:00                 Qualifying registration, sign up online to save time! – VORRA Trailer

10:00 – 12:00                Poker run sign ups – VORRA Trailer                    

09:00                             Drivers meeting for Qualifying, followed by line up – VORRA Trailer

9:15                               Youth racers drivers meeting.

09:30                             Qualifying begins.

10:00                             Stock 170- Youth 1000 Staging

10:30                             Stock 170-Mod 170 30-minute race on Qualifying course. 3.8 miles long

11:00                             Youth 1000 30-minute race on Qualifying course.  3.8 miles long

11:45                             Poker run drivers meeting

12:00                             Poker Run Begins

Poker Run-pre run, $25 entry per vehicle, receives 1 hand (card). $100.00 for all non VORRA members. All drivers and riders must sign a liability waiver. Prizes will be given for best hands.

Additional cards $25. Max two cards per person.

All participants will start in groups:

  • Group 1 - 12:00 pm       Race cars and trucks

  • Group 2 - 12:15 pm       UTV's

  • Group 3 - 12:30 pm       Pre-runners - Handlebars

  • Group 4 - 12:45 pm       Stock Vehicles

There is a 35mph speed limit. There is no passing. There is no stopping. You may be held at a checkpoint to give a larger gap. Unless having a technical or mechanical issue you must not stop. This is about safety. Stay out of the dust. Learn the course!

1st card drawn at the during poker run registration, 2nd card drawn at Visual B, 3rd card drawn at Spectator 1, 4th card drawn at Sinclair gas station 5th and final card drawn at Dini’s Casino at the Cellar Bar.

14:00 - 18:00                   Tech to be held on Main Street in front of Dini’s casino, Registration inside of    Dini’s at the                                             Cellar Bar.  Tech will run from south to north this year. Enter tech via Van Ness St.

18:30                                Mandatory Drivers Meeting. On main street. Roll will be called; the meeting will not be on                                                social media. If you are not present, you will start at the end of the pack in your class.

19:00                                Parade down main street and back to pits


April 15th

Race Schedule could change depending on entries.  Decision will be made 1 week before race.

08:15                                                      Staging Trucks and Buggy’s

08:30                                                      Staging UTV’s

09:00                                                      First Truck or Buggy off the line

Pro Trucks/Buggy’s/Pro UTV             6-40-mile laps, 10-hour time limit

½ 1600                                                   5 laps

Stock Pro UTV                                      5 laps

Sportsman UTV                                   4 laps

Class 9/11                                              5 laps

Vintage, Group T Lite                         5 laps

Sportsman Buggy and Group T Sports    4 laps


​18:00    + start time - No car to leave start line if deemed unable to complete by cut off time.

​19:00    + start time - Race over for all vehicles.


April 16th

Awards Presentation location: Boy and Girls Club. Main street Yerington

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