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Motorsports Column: Roger Diez

Fans of off-road racing, you should check out the Fireworks 500 today at the Tahoe-Reno Motorplex.

Sanctioned by the High Desert Racing Association, it is being billed as the longest off-road race in the United States. The Motorplex is located near the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center, off USA Parkway east of Sparks on Interstate 80. The course itself is 118 miles long, but built in a cloverleaf configuration so spectators can see the cars several time each lap from a graded level plateau that overlooks the pit area. Organizers plan to hold several races per year at the Motorplex. Scheduled start …

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