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2 Thursday, September 18, 1997 Pahrump Valley Gazette The Pahrump Valley Gazette, formerly known as the Death Val- ley Gateway Gazette, (ISSN #07467419), established July 22, 1983, adjudicated as a legal news- paper of general circulation July 10, 1985. is published weekly on Thursday by Goldfield Group Pub- lishers, Inc. Editorial, production, and advertising offices at the 1570 E. Hwy 372. Pahmmp. Nevada 89048. Telephone 702/727-5583 orFAX 702/72%7192. Periodical postage paid at Palmmlp, Nevada and additional mailing office.s. Postmaster: send address changes to The Pahnanp V//ey Gazette, P.O. Box 97795, Las Vegas. Ne- vada 89193. For billing or sub- sptton InquU Oee tek,- phone 800W, O-2&m. Copyrights: No pan of tl publication may be eopiud onruducud by ay naas without the express written pet- mission oflhc Publishers. Included are photos, stories, staff produced adveniseraonts, columns, cartoons and all other rrmezials. All rights reserved by The Pahrump Va//ey Gazette. Editorial Policy Opinions of the Pohrump Valley Gazette columnists are their own and do not necessar- ily reflect those oftbe Gazette staff or management. Letters Policy We welcome letters to the editor. Letters must be signed, with the writer's address and telephone number included. Unsigned letters will not be published. Short, concise let- ters are preferred. Letters will be edited for length and libel. Mail to 1570 E. Hwy 372, Pahrump, NV 89048 J, Nevada Northern and Central Friday through Sunday...Dry. Lows in the upper 30s to upper 40s. Highs in the mid 70s to mid 80s. Southern Nevada Friday through Sunday,,Dry and breezy. Loves in the up- per 60s to 70s. Highs in the lowerg0s to near 105. orlga Desert Areas Friday and Saturday..Skies willbemosdyclear... becoming partly cloudy in the afternoon and eying with a slight chance of thurros..m=rdyeast- em deserts. Lows from the lower 50s Owens Valley to the u 70s Death Valley. Highstmlging thc lower 90s Owens Valley to 104 Death Valley. Sunday... Skies will be mostly clear...Except becoming pertly cloudy in the after- noon and evening with a slight chance of thu...Mainiyeast- em deserts. Lows in  mid 50s Owens Valley to lower 80s Death Valley. Highs ranging from the mid 90s Owens Valleys to 108 Death Valley. The longest off-road race in the U.S. hits Las Vegas On September 1 at approximately 6:15 a.m. in Las Vegas, 150 motorcycles will be escorted from the Sahara Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas to the starting point of the longest off-road race in the U.S.That point is locaxitbxee miles southofSloan on the old LA. Highway. Twenty-five quads will leave around 7:15 &m. True off-road racing competitors know that it takes more than just operating skills to be successful in this type of sport. Especially if the course is over 500 miles in length. Competitors must be mentally and physically prepared to conquer such a feat. Navigational skills as well as constant awareness of course obstacles are tested mile by mile, minute by minute. The longest off-road race in the United States. The "Vegas to Reno," is meant to do just that- test the skills of the best off- road drivers and riders in the world. The 545 mile course snakes through the Silver State past some of the more colorful towns of Nevada's gold and silver- filled history. After a few hours have passed and the motorcycles and quads have established themselves on the course, the cars and trucks will be paraded to their start. Tbe race course, designed by Cascy Folds of Best in the Desert Racing Association and approved by the Federal B of Land Management, navels in and aroundthe towns ofPalmmap, Beatty, Go Tonopah, Hawthorne and Fallon, Nevada. "I believe Nevada is the perfect place for off-road racing. It has such a vast terrain which makes these races challenging and unique to competitors. My goal is to create something new to the world of off-road racing." Course scenery varies dmmaticay between monntain passes with elevations reading 8,500 feet tdesert flats ofonly 2,000 feet Raens will emoun sandwasbes, desm lxnion and lava tlow. Motorcycles and quads will reach the finish, located 40 miles south of Reno, at 3:48 p.m. Cars and tracks will begin arriving at 7:46 p.m. and continue all night. World renowned drivers and riders are expected to com- pete. The motorcycle teams to watch for include: Ty Davis/ Paul Krause - Kawasaki Team Green; Dave Ondns/Donnie Book - Kawasaki Team Green; Nick Pearson/Russell Pearson - Team KTM; Destry Abbott/Garth Sweetland- Vosburg Racing/KTM; Johnny Campbell/Bruce Ogilvie - Honda. Cars include Mark McMillum and trucks include: Troy, Tim and Ed Herbst, John Swift and Curt ImDne. Major sponsors include Ford Motor Corporation, Goodyear Tire, B.F. Goodrich, The Sahara Hotel and Casino, Budweiser, and 96.3 KKLZ. Pre-events held in conjunction with the "Vegas to Reno" include a 1998 Ford Ranger giveaway, Miss Vegas to Reno contest and the Manufactures Midway. The newly crowned 1997 Miss Vegas to Reno will travel to Reno to be present at the finish line and award ceremony. The Manufactures Midway will take place Thursday, Sep- tember 18 at the Sahara's parking lot on Paradise Road. The public is invited to view competitors motorcycles, quads, cars and trucks between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. approximately 75 sponsors of the race will be displaying and giving away their merchandise at the Midway. The 1998 Ford Ranger will also be displayed at the Midway and will be given away between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m Up until this point, 96 keys will be given away in various means. Keys can be won by listening to KKLZ Radio, filling out entries at Ford Country, Friendly Ford or Gandin Ford - Porseho or at the Sahara Hotel and Casino. Entry forms are also available at participating Arco AM/PM's and Terrible Herbst. 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