- Written by LVNT
- Published: 24 November 2012
Henderson, Nevada - For the 11th consecutive year, the city of Henderson hosts the Best in the Desert Henderson 250 off-road race championship weekend, Friday, November 30-Saturday, December 1. The event features pre-race festivities, including tech & contingency and a fan expo, concluding with the Henderson 250 Desert Race and points battle decision for the 2012 racing season champ.
Spectator admission is complimentary.
More than 150 race teams, representing 30 professional and sportsman classes, are expected to compete in the Henderson 250, the final race of the 2012 Best in the Desert racing season, on Saturday, December 1, just 35 minutes south of Henderson in Jean, Nevada. The chase for the championship begins with the first race at approximately 6:15 a.m. for motorcycles, quads and UTVs, followed by the second race kicking off around 9 a.m. and the last race starting at 12:40 p.m., both of which feature cars, buggies and trick trucks.
Featuring a challenging multi-loop course, the Henderson 250 allows off-road enthusiasts a chance to catch all the racing action. Multiple spectator areas are designated for fans, allowing them the chance to cheer for their favorite driver.
Prior to race day, Henderson’s historic Water Street District hosts an off-road fan expo, Friday, November 30 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. The show features a variety of festivities, including race vehicle displays, automotive and merchandise vendors, along with the Henderson 250 Tech & Contingency, where fans have access to watch official race inspections.
For more information on the Henderson 250, please visit HendersonLive.com or call the city of Henderson Cultural Arts & Tourism Department at (702) 267-2171.