‘Duel in the Desert’ this weekend

‘Duel in the Desert’ this weekendThe Desert Empire Fairgrounds is once again hosting the “Duel in the Desert” motorcycle race Saturday, June 22, at 7:30 p.m.

“This is one of the most exciting events we have, drawing riders from all over Southern California, the local area and even some ringers from across the pond,” said CEO “Chip” Holloway.

“This is a unique event that appeals to all adrenaline fans. Even if you’ve never attended a motorsports event, you will find the races fast-paced, exciting and terrifying at times.

“The guys and yes the girls compete while putting it all on the line for up to $4,000 in prize money,” Holloway continued.

The event features multiple classes, including “Race What You Brung.” To enter contact Steve Evans at 310-309-9418 or dream- teamspeedway@sbcglobal.net.

Tickets for the event are available for $15 each or four for $50 from presenting sponsor Desert Valleys FCU or the DEF office, open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., or at www.desertempirefair.com. Pit passes are available for $15 more. Kids 6 and younger will be admitted free.

Gates open at 6 p.m. For more information call 760-375-8000.

Pictured: A contestant in a flat-track racing event — Courtesy photo

Story First Published: 2019-06-21