Best in the Desert Racing Association held their 3rd annual Blue Water Desert Challenge this past weekend, October 11-14, 2012, in Parker, Arizona . The Blue Water Resort and Casino hosted many of the events over the 4 day event.
The weather was over cast for Thursday’s class qualifying for the 2 day racing event. The clouds soon turned into rain for the racers practice lap of the 3 mile qualifying loop, but stopped shortly afterwards and clouds cleared before the start of Qualifying. Randy Merritt and Chris Golding finished 12th of 32 class 7200 and 1000 race vehicles. The Mongo Racing Class 7200 was set up for racing and qualified in race trim. The team knew the course would reward those who qualified well.