After a tumultuous night in Round 13, there was a palpable mixture of both nerves and excitement in the lead up to Round 14 of the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series, presented by GEICO, here at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. A hot afternoon baked the qualifying sessions, but as evening drew in, so did the weather, and soon, rain was looking like a real possibility. Lightning was striking often in the distance to the north of the track, and with clouds gathering overhead, the nerves and excitement in the air only seemed to be heightened. Unfortunately, extreme weather would eventually cut the night's events short, but not before some classes had managed to take to the track
As any racing season winds down, many drivers often become desperate to score good results, for any number of reasons. Here at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Round 13 of the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series, presented by GEICO, saw a lot of desperation, as several races were packed with strange, uncharacteristic events. Controversy is inevitable in racing, and there was some of that as well here tonight, but through it all, the drivers persevered, as they fought both each other and a very difficult and deteriorating track to put on a strong show for the fans.
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