Bryce Menzies secured the top qualifying position for the Best in the Desert Vegas to Reno race. Menzies, who is from Las Vegas qualified for the race right in his own backyard. Menzies has won the last two Vegas to Reno races and is going for his third overall win. It was a heartbreak for the Concrete Motorsports team of Harley Letner and Kevin Thompson. Letner looked fast out of the gate in qualifying. Letner took a turn too fast on the course and rolled the truck. The team will have their work cut out for them starting the race at the back of the pack. Letner and Thompson remain undefeated this season in Best in the Desert. BJ Baldwin will start second and the newly formed team of Jax Redline and Ken Block will start third.
Christopher Polvoorde qualified on the pole position in the 6100 class. Polvoorde, who is new to the class posted the fastest time out of 29 trucks. Brent Fox will start second. CJ Hutchins posted the fastest Class 1 qualifying time. Wheeler Morgan starts Vegas to Reno to on the pole in Class 10.
The race gets underway Friday morning. Mileage on the course is approximately 489 miles with 12 total pits.