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Desert Mountains

Hawthorne, NV

May 26 - 29

The Warrior 275


May 25th

19:00    Pre-race Party at Joes Tavern- 537 E St, Hawthorne, NV 89415


May 26th

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 Yerington 1 overall finish results. The qualifying course is 3.5 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.

12:00- 14:00       Stock 170/ Mod 170 and Youth 1000 Tech & Registration- VORRA Trailer

13:00- 15:00       Qualifying registration, sign up online to save time! - VORRA Trailer

14:45                   170/Youth 1000 staging                                                

15:00                   Stock 170/ Mod 170 30-minute race on Qualifying course est. 3.5 miles

15:30                   Youth 1000 30-minute race on Qualifying course, est. 3.5 miles 

16:00                   MX and Quad Recon lap           

16:15                   Qualifying Drivers meeting- VORRA Trailer

16:30                   Qualifying begins

18:00- 19:00       MX and Quad Tech and Registration- VORRA Trailer


May 27th

06:00- 07:00        MX and Quad Tech and Registration- VORRA Trailer

07:00                    Rider’s meeting- VORRA Trailer

07:30                    1st Pro bike off the line-

                                    Pros: 4, 55-mile laps     

                                    Experts: 3, 55-mile laps

                                    Amateurs: 2, 55- mile laps

                                    6-hour time limit          

11:00-12:45          Poker Run Sign ups- VORRA Trailer

12:00                     Plus start time NO MX or Quad to leave start line

12:45                     Poker Run Drivers meeting – VORRA Trailer       

13:00                     Poker run begins

13:30                     Plus start time race over for MX and Quad


Poker Run/pre-run, $25 entry per vehicle, receives 1 hand (card). $100 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 2 cards per person

All participants will start in groups

  • Group 1 – 13:00       Race cars and trucks

  • Group 2 – 13:15       UTV's

  • Group 3 – 13:30       Pre-runners - Handlebars

  • Group 4 – 13:45       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 between vehicles. 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 Checkpoint one, 3rd card drawn at road crossing 1, 4th card drawn at checkpoint 2. 5th & final card drawn at the Joes Tavern.

15:00 – 19:00    Tech & Registration location- Joes Tavern. You may drive your race car from the pits to Joes Tavern. Stay on city streets, do not use the highway. Approx. 6.5 miles from main pits. Take Thorne Road, left onto Bonanza Road, straight onto K Street, right on 6th Street, left on D St.

19:30                  Mandatory drivers meeting- Joes Tavern, DRIVERS MUST ATTEN. Roll call will be taken.


May 27th

Track will be the same as last year, approximately 55 miles. The track will run counterclockwise. 10-hour time limit for all vehicles.

08:00                                          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          5 laps

½ 1600                                               4 laps

Stock Pro UTV                                   4 laps

Sportsman UTV                                 3 laps

Class 9/11                                          4 laps

Vintage, Group T Lite                         4 laps

Sportsman Buggy and Group T Sports    3 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.


May 28th

10:00    Awards presentation location - Joes Tavern

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