Casey Folks, founder and Director of Best in The Desert Racing Association has worn many hats in the sport of off-road racing including competitor, promoter, and businessman in both two-wheel and four-wheel racing. Folks is noted for his tenacity and dedication to making races happen regardless of the extreme web of challenges. His ability to work with land management agencies, landowners and racers has allowed his organization to build the stage for off-road racers to compete and excel and enable the sport to not only survive, but grow. Folks is also known for adopting new technologies to keep costs down for racers and developing innovative rules often adopted by other sanctioning bodies. His event portfolio as a promoter is extensive and includes the Nevada Rally, Vegas to Reno, the Nevada 2000, Parker 250 and 425. Casey passed away in 2017.