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Tonopah Chuckers High Desert Showdown — June 21 and 22 at the Joe Friel Complex. The first tournament will be a sanctioned tournament. Registration will close at 9:30 a.m. and the tournament will start at 10 a.m. The cost is $12 and the tournament is on Sunday, which will be a high-low doubles tournament.

Big Speedway Race: The Jonathan Burch Memorial Race will be held on June 21 at 7 p.m.

Pahrump Valley Speedway Schedule: (all races until Nov. start at 7 p.m.), July 5, Sam Stringer Memorial Race — July 19, Aug. 2, Aug. 16, Aug. 30, Sept.13, Sept. 26 , Sept. 27, Oct. 11, Oct. 25, Nov. 8 – 3 p.m, Nov. 16 – 3 p.m., The Day After the Duel — Nov. 22 – 3 p.m.

Tonopah May 24 Results: Mini Stock: 1st Donnie Fields, 2nd Tanner Otteson, 3rd Gary Davis, 4th Lee Ketten Jr. (Cub), 5th Phillip Garcia, 6th Anthony Austin, 7th Kevin Roseborough, 8th Rory Bradley, 9th Dylin Smotherman; Bombers: 1st Michael Ray McLaughlin, 2nd Matthew Gillum, 3rd Larry Leach, 4th Wild Bill, 5th #13, 6th Brent Amato, 7th Dale Fought; West Coast Super Streets: 1st Jason Pike, 2nd Jim Wulfenstein, 3rd Eric Shenberger, 4th Sterlynn Otteson, 5th Steve Nash, 6th Dustin Chastain.

Pahrump Valley Junior Golf has golf tournaments every Monday until July 30. Cost is $20 for registration and $5 per tournament.

Par 4 Golf Management is excited to host a Junior Golf Tournament Series starting June 14 and ending November 16. Boys and girls ages 8 through 17 will be divided by age with winners for each division. Participating facilities include: Primm Valley, Silverstone, Mountain Falls, Wildhorse and Badlands Golf Clubs. Entry fee is just $40 for Par 4 Junior Golf Members and just $50 for non-members. Junior Golf Schedule: June 14 Primm Valley Golf Club, July 12 Silverstone Golf Club, Aug. 10 Mountain Falls Golf Club, Sept. 7 Wildhorse Golf Club, Nov. 16 Badlands Golf Club.

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