• Off-road racing set for Saturday in Redmond: The Central Oregon Off-Road Race Park will host the End of Summer Bash racing event this Saturday at the Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center.
Short-course racing involves a variety of four-wheel-drive vehicles racing on a short dirt loop (six-tenths of a mile) that consists of jumps, bumps and tight turns.
Gates open at 8 a.m. on Saturday, and racing begins at 10 a.m. Admission is $10 for adults and free for kids 10 and younger.
Competing vehicles include UTVs (utility vehicles), jeeps, buggies, trucks and trophy karts (mini trucks). All vehicles must be equipped with a roll cage and a driver harness to be eligible.
Saturday’s event is the third and final race of the inaugural season of the Central Oregon Off-Road Race Park series.