VORRA Wraps Up Season With Halloween Bash Short Course Race, Sam Berri Wins Overall Season Title

RENO,NV    NOVEMBER 19, 2010: Valley Off Road Racing Association wrapped up its 2010 season with a bang last weekend with over 70 cars and trucks participating in the short course round at Prairie City OHV Area.  The season points were decided by the end of the day with multi-time winner Sam Berri taking the win.  “It was a spectacular season with a lot of great racing and quality racers.  From the four short course races to the four desert races, it was never a dull moment,” said VORRA Director Wes Harbor.

The action at this race was especially intense.  Not only were they fighting for the days winnings, but the over all season battles.

The VORRA season overall winner was Sam Berri, who also had a clean sweep on the weekend and the Class 1 championship title. “I am really excited to win the series again this year, I hope that next year we will have more competitors fighting me for it!” said Sam Berri.

Patrick Timmons won in class 10, giving him a second place overall finish for the season, with Red Team Racing taking home the season win.  In the Ultra 4 class, Jeff Mello took home the top spot of the weekend, with the overall season winner in the Ultra 4 class going to Brad Falin.  Ben Phillips finished first in the T class over the weekend, coming in second place for the season, with Mike Koenig taking home the season class T win. The Class 9 season ended with Jim Carius taking home the win in the last round and Jay Schroeder taking home the season win.  Gary Herrod took home the win for the Class 11 in the final round at Prairie City and sealed the win for the season.  The UTV Class was won by Dennis Jean, 1st for the weekend and overall season, with Jon Crowley following behind in a close 2nd place finish.  The sportsman class win for the weekend went to Max Baggett, with Terry Shelton clinching the season win with his second place finish.

The 35th Annual Awards Banquet will take place on Saturday, December 11, 2010 at Harvey’s Lake Tahoe.  The members meeting starts at noon, followed by the awards dinner and awards ceremony at 6pm.  Banquet tickets are $40 each, with parties of 10 will receive a reserved table and gift.  For more information on the banquet or to make your reservations, please visit http://vorra.net/forms/2010%20Banquet%20Invite.pdf.

You Tube Video of Round Eight: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oiFV4VcSDwo

Direct Link to Schedule and Information: http://www.vorra.net/

Video from Previous Short Course Races:

You Tube Video of Round One: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qWKHuQVYkuQ

You Tube Video of Round Two: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LB9JseiaVZs

You Tube Video of Round Seven: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yO5mofk8Gfg

2010 VORRA Race Series Race Schedule

Date                                                Race Type                                    Location

March 20 – 21, 2010                        Short Course                                     COMPLETED

April 17 – 18, 2010                        Short Course                                    COMPLETED

May 28 – 31, 2010                        Desert Race – 300 Miles                        COMPLETED

June 17-20, 2010                        Xtreme Outlaws 250                        COMPLETED

July 16 – 18, 2010                        Desert Night Race – 250 Miles            COMPLETED

September 4 – 6, 2010                        Desert Race – 225 Miles                        COMPLETED

October 9 – 10, 2010                        Short Course                                    COMPLETED

October 30 – 31, 2010                        Short Course – Halloween BBQ            COMPLETED

December 11th, 2010                        Awards Banquet @ Harvey’s            Lake Tahoe, NV

Valley Off Road Racing Association (VORRA) was established in 1975 as a family-oriented organization and is led by current promoter Wes Harbor who believes that “off road racing has its roots in people’s garages”.  VORRA is the only organization to offer both four short course races and four desert races as part of its overall season championship.  Each race draws over 60 racers between multiple classes available for Cars, Trucks, Pilots, ATV, UTV and Trophy Karts.  In 2010 VORRA has added two additional truck classes and a stand alone ATV Race Series.  More information can be found at www.vorra.net

Sponsors – BFGoodrich, Trick Fuels, Sunbelt Rentals

Picture Credit: Bower Motorsports Media

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Who:  VORRA – Valley Off Road Racing Association

What: Round 8, Short Course Racing

Where: Prairie City OHV Area,   Folsom, CA

When:  Saturday October 30 & Sunday October 31

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