If you want something fun to do this weekend, Race Wars II; The "Battle In The Desert" is roaring into the El Paso Motorplex!

The Battle in the Desert actually began last night at El Paso Motorplex, 16400 Gateway West, @ exit 42.  Racing continues through Sunday in several different classes.

The Outlaws ... my favorite as far as 4 wheeled vehicles go ... will race an 1/8th of a mile "Texas Shootout" in a winner take all race for a prize of $6k!!  The Western Tech funny car will be racing and The "Street Outlaws" from The Discovery Channel will be there as well!!

Photo, westerntech.edu

There will also be competitions for "import vs domestic", "street class" and ... my true favorite class ... the motorcycles!!

Gates open bright and early each morning and the racing takes place all day long! Admission is $12.00 for adults, $10.00 for active duty military and kids 12 and under are freebies!!  Food and drinks will be available and there will be a special appearance by The Pistoleros De San Elizario.

For more info, call 249-8195.