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Arizona Desert Racing Association (ADRA) Series Schedule Announced

Mesa, AZ December18, 2011: Tim Jones announced today a new desert racing series; Arizona Desert Racing Association (ADRA) which will kick off its inaugural 2012 season on February 17th, 18th and 19th at the Speedworld Off-Road Park. ADRA founder, Tim Jones stated: We saw a void in the Arizona desert off-road racing community and determined that there was significant demand for an affordable family fun based desert racing series in Arizona. Mirroring some of the basic concepts other successful off-road desert series’ on the west coast Tim formed ADRA. “We have a great schedule lined up for our first year but we are also working on bringing back some of the great old venues in the near future. Stay Tuned!”.


A 2 -Day event on a 4.5 mile course inside Speedworld Off-Road Park. This unique course will start on the Lucas Oil Short Course Track zig zag through the Sand Drags, BMX, and Arena Tracks as well as the Drag Strip for a fun 4.5 mile course. Joining ADRA’s weekend long inaugural event will be ASCC’s Lucas Oil Regional Short Course Off-Road Series of Arizona and Rally America’s Regional Series: “The Bilstein Southwest Rally Cup Series”.
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APRIL 13th 14th 15th “THUNDER ON THE BEACH” Rocky Point, Mexico
A 2 -Day event on a 12 mile course behind the beautiful “Sandy Beach Resorts” in Rocky Point Mexico. Pits are fenced with lights and 24 hour security, Saturday night party at JJ’s Cantina, Amazing deals from the sandy beach resorts, Escort to and from the border with a hassle free border crossing.

Up to an 18 mile course for round One (1) of Thunder Rock Ranch an amazing facility about 20 mile north of Wickenburg AZ. Course has it all desert, sand wash, rally roads, and a rocky section. Elevated pit lay out allows family and crew to view 70% of the course for the main pit.

AUG 31st SEP 1st 2nd TBA
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Thunder Rock Ranch round two (2) will have minor changes to the 18 mile course and we will be working on an extra 20+ miles of state land to make 30-40 mile loops we will keep you updated. Sign up for our newsletter to receive the latest information at

DEC 7th 8th 9th WITH SNORE @ “RAGE AT THE RIVER” Laughlin NV
ADRA is honored to be a part of this great event! This will be a 2-day race in Laughlin, NV. “SNORE (Southern Nevada Off-Road Enthusiasts) is a family of off road desert racers helping to promote desert racing in and around the Las Vegas, Nevada area. Formed in 1969 SNORE is about fun, friends, and family”

We are looking for people to help out on the racecourse. If you or your organization is interested in helping ADRA put on some great races why not become involved in our volunteer program. Most volunteers are off-road racing enthusiasts; they camp out the night before the race, they are in position early and assist our racers if needed and they are there for the safety of the racers as well as the spectators. For more information please contact Tim Jones at or Lori Barlow at Its a fun way to see the best off road racing up close and provide a safe fun racing event.

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