U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORBUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
Car and Truck Race at Plaster City OHV Open Area draws a crowd
Off road car and truck enthusiasts competed in the 1st Annual Dethrone SoCal 250 race at BLM’s Plaster City OHV Open Area on Saturday, May 14. 184 racers from California, Arizona and Nevada braced windy conditions and blowing dust to race 5 laps around a 50-mile loop course. An estimated 4 ,000 spectators enjoyed the event. (text continues below)
The race included 19 vehicle categories and was promoted through Southern Nevada Off-Road Enthusiasts (SNORE) under a special recreation use permit issued by the BLM El Centro Field Office . BLM staff monitored the event to ensure safety and compliance with the permit. There was one race-related injury.
- Joya Szalwinski, interpretive park ranger, Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area/BLM El Centro Field Office, 5/24/11
|Last updated: 05-25-2011|