Early entries for 20th annual Duel In The Desert already top 100 


LAS VEGAS, Nev. – More than 100 early entries have already been received for the Nov. 8-11 Duel In The Desert.

The 20th annual special at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway Dirt Track boasts a $7,777 top prize and Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot berth for the IMCA Modifieds and first place money of $1,777 for Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods

Modified drivers pre-registered for the Duel include:

Jerry Bailey, Pocatello, Idaho; Tim Balding, Prunedale, Calif.; Christy Barnett, El Paso, Texas; Jason Beaulieu, Campbell River, B.C.; Eddie Belec, Arvada, Colo.; Bret Bennett, Bakersfield, Calif.; Tanner Black, Great Bend, Kan.; Bland Bohannon, Williston, N.D.; Steve Boles, Bakersfield, Calif.; Bill Brack, Mead, Colo.; and Randy Brown, Chowchilla, Calif.

Scott Brown, Meriden, Kan.; Bill Butcher, Magna, Utah; Doug Davenport, Vernonia, Ore.; Nick DeCarlo, Martinez, Calif.; Casey Delp, Rock Springs, Wyo.; Chris Delp, Rock Springs, Wyo.; Ron Dickerson, Petaluma, Calif.; Ethan Dotson, Bakersfield, Calif.; Logan Drake, San Luis Obispo, Calif.; Scott Drake, Diamond, Mo.; and Darin Duffy, Urbana, Iowa

Bill Egleston, Atwater, Calif.; Steven Fangmeyer, Lake Elsinore, Calif.; Grey Ferrando, Stayton, Ore.; Troy Foulger, Martinez, Calif.; Albert Gill, Central Point, Ore.; Rocky Goetz, Dayton; Royce Goetz, Dayton; Greg Gustus, Brighton, Colo.; Kyle Heckman, Bakersfield, Calif.; and Terry Hershberger, Corona, Calif.

Jason Hilliard, Cache, Okla.; Bobby Hogge IV, Salinas, Calif.; Roger Holder, Bakersfield, Calif.; Rich Horibe, Pahrump; Jessie Hoskins, Longdale, Okla.; Kevin Irwin, Bakersfield, Calif.; Brenda Kirby, Bullhead City, Ariz.; Buddy Kniss, Antioch, Calif.; Chester Kniss, Antioch, Calif.; Travis Metz, Blackfoot, Idaho; and Clay Money, Penokee, Kan.

Bob Moore, Sioux City, Iowa; Steve Moore, Scio, Ore.; Joey Moriarty, Phoenix, Ariz.; Troy Morris Jr., Bakersfield, Calif.; Troy Morris III, Bakersfield, Calif.; Jason Noll, Peoria, Ariz.; Lawrence O’Connor, Port Hardy, B.C..; Reed Payne, Idaho Falls, Idaho; Mike Petersilie, Hoisington, Kan.; and Freddie Plourde, Santa Rosa, Calif.

Rob Sanders, Bakersfield, Calif.; Donald Schott, Happy Valley, Ore.; Scott Sluka, Fairbanks, Alaska; Kevin Smith, Sedro Woolley, Wash.; Aaron Spangler, Dove Creek, Colo.; Brody Spangler, Dove Creek, Colo.; Sean Stacy, Kearny, Ariz.; Jeff Streeter, Madera, Calif.; Steve Streeter, Madera, Calif.; Mickey Stubbings, Helper, Utah; and Jeff Taylor, Cave City, Ark.

Jeff Thomas, Petaluma, Calif.; Ricky Thornton Jr., Chandler, Ariz.; Dominic Ursetta, Arvada, Colo.; Justin Villanueva, Atwater, Calif.; Mike Villanueva, Atwater, Calif.; James Welshonse, Medford, Ore.; Ryan Williams, Red Oak, Texas; Jason Wolla, Ray, N.D.; Braxyon Yeager, Green River, Wyo.; and Justen Yeager, Green River, Wyo.

Northern SportMod drivers already entered for the Duel are:

Matthew Andrews, Malcolm, Neb.; Brett Berry, La Junta, Colo.; Brock Berry, La Junta, Colo.; Jorddon Braaten, Central Point, Ore.; James Cecil, Bakersfield, Calif.; Doff Cooksey, Brentwood, Calif.; Jimmy Davy, Yuma, Ariz.; Mike Dean, Santa Maria, Calif.; Chuck Delp, Rock Springs, Wyo.; Shane DeVolder, Pacifica, Calif.; and Wayne Dotson, Bakersfield, Calif.

Gary Dutton, Bakersfield, Calif.; Les Friend, Galt, Calif.; Mark Garner, Antioch, Calif.; Jason George, Laveen, Ariz.; Matthew Hagio, Prunedale, Calif.; Shawn Harker, Nebraska City, Neb.; Brylon Holder, Bakersfield, Calif.; Luke Krogh, Dickinson, N.D.; Loren Kuresi, Jefferson, Ore.; John Logue, Boone, Iowa; and Billy Lundock, Golden, Colo.

And Chris McKellar, Bakersfield, Calif.; Mark Madrid, Phoenix, Ariz.; Matt Mayo, Bakersfield, Calif.; Matthew Mayo, Bakersfield, Calif.; Craig Nieman, Reno; Monty Nordyke, Holly, Colo.; Fred Ryland, Brentwood, Calif.; Ricky Saunders, Colorado Springs, Colo.; Nick Spainhoward, Bakersfield, Calif.; Camron Spangler, Dove Creek, Colo.; and Josh Stoks, Prescott Valley, Ariz.

Drivers in both divisions can now register online. The track website is www.lvms.com. The registration form and payment must be received by Oct. 31 to lock in early en­try fees.

Early entry fees are $200 for Modifieds and $150 for Northern SportMods. Weekend pit passes are $100. Re­served pit parking is available by calling 702 632-8213.

Pit parking starts at 9 a.m. and practice runs from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 8. Tech starts at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, at 8 a.m. on Thursday and at noon on Friday and Saturday. Racing starts at 4 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

The Duel In The Desert will be broadcast by IMCATV. There’s a throwback theme to the best appearing car contest, open to drivers in both divisions.