BITD-2013-Season-Champions-12-30-13The Henderson “250” marked the end of another banner year for the world’s largest off-road racing series, Best In The Desert. 2013 saw tremendous growth in the popularity of Best In The Desert events with an increase in overall race entries and fan following.

When the dust had finally settled at the end of a long hard fought season consisting of six races for the Car, Truck and UTV classes, the points were added up and the 2013 Champions were named. Jason Voss, driving his Ford truck, turned out to be the year’s big winner earning his first Trick Truck Championship, the Grand Championship for the Car and Truck Classes, the Camburg “Best In The Desert” Award and the Trick Truck Challenge Cup.

The Best In The Desert Year-End Awards Ceremony was held Saturday, December 21st  at the Sunset Station in Las Vegas. The 2013 Class Champions were announced and celebrate at a banquet in their honor.

Best In The Desert Car & Truck 2013 Class Champions:
Trick Truck: Jason Voss – Ford
Class 1500: Jon Walker – Kreger
Class 1000: Cody Reid – Jimco
Class 1100: Bryan Folks – Foddrill
Class 2000: Hank Winter – Bunderson
Class 3000: Keith Waibel – Custom
Class 5000: Steve Alexander – VW
Class 6000: P.J . Guglielmo – Trophylite
Class 6100: Jason Ruane – Chevrolet
Class 7100: James Burman – Ford
Class 7200: Al Hogan – Ford
Class 8000: Macrae Glass – Ford
Class 8100: Tim Casey – Ford

Best In The Desert 2013 Grand Champions (awarded to the highest total points per vehicle category):
Car/Truck – Jason Voss (Trick Truck)
UTV – Brandon Schueler (Class 1900)
Motorcycle – Tony Gera (Ironman Expert)
Quad – David Scott (Quad Pro)

Best In The Desert 2013 Rookie of the Year:
Chip Prescott (Class 1000)

2013 Camburg “Best In The Desert” (fastest average speed for all combined race miles):
Jason Voss (Trick Truck)

Best In The Desert 2013 Manufacturer Points (points awarded for vehicle type and engines used in Classes 1000, 1100, Trick Truck, 1500, 6000, 6100, 7100, 7200, 8000 and 8100):
Ford – 410
Chevrolet – 315
VW – 23
Toyota – 36
Honda – 24
Lexus – 6

Best In The Desert’s 2014 race series for the car and truck classes is already looking to be even bigger than 2013. It gets started with the legendary BlueWater Resort & Casino Parker “425” Presented by Impact, January 31 through February 2, 2014 in Parker, Arizona. Mark it down in your calendar, it’s going to be a huge event.

Best In The Desert is fortunate to have some of the best companies in the world as our sponsors. Thanks to Ford Motor Company, General Tire, VP Racing Fuels, Lucas Oil, KC HiLiTES, Fabtech, John Deere, Beta Motorcycles, Rugged Radios, Slime, McKenzies, Azunia Tequila, Kartek, Rockwell Watches and Sportsman Cycle Sales. Also Impact, presenting sponsor of the BlueWater Resort & Casino Parker “425”, and FOX, presenting sponsor of the General Tire “Vegas to Reno.”

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