User Name: Racergirl924
Chat with Lacrecia
"I have been racing desert in a side x side for 10 years. We are a family team with my husband as crew chief and my son as crew. We race mostly Best In The Desert but have been dabbling in SCORE for a couple of years now. We are also involved with Race For A Cure and support breast cancer research by raising money each year to donate to the cause."
Occupation: Registered Nurse Cardiac Cath Lab
Birthday: May 18
Ladies Offroad Network Events
Questions & Answers
Q: What is your favorite color?
Q: What is your favorite food?
Q: Do you have any kids? Tell us a little about them:
A: "I have a beautiful stepdaughter, Savannah. She is 21 and lives in Las Vegas. I also have a son, Trevor. He is 16 and is awesome in the shop and at the track. He does most of my race prep and has begun to be a driver!"
Q: Do you have any pets?
A: "2 dogs, Munson, an Aussi Border Collie (ie: Crazy) and a Chihuahua named Sandy. I also have a beautiful big fluffy orange cat named Oscar."
Lacrecia's Off-Road Facts:
Q: How old were you when you first started wheeling?
A: "I started riding dirt bikes and snowmobiles as when I was about 5. When I met my husband, we started riding quads in the sand and then progressed to side x sides and then I got into racing."
Q: Is your whole family into off-roading?
A: "Yes they are! I love having my family with me when I race. My parents and my husband’s dad also come along when they can."
Q: Are you usually the driver or the co-driver?
A: " I am the driver"
Q: Do you have any off-road traditions or rituals?
A: "Hmmm, not that I can think of. Though, I do have some lucky stuff in my side bag of the race car. For instance: a hose clamp, a zip tie, and a Dzeus button. Not for spares, just because."
Q: How often do you get to go off-roading?
A: "We race about every other month and try to trail ride in our off months when we can."
Q: How did you get started in the off-road world?
A: "My Dad loved dirt bikes, so I grew up always being in the dirt or snowmobiling."
Q: Where is your favorite place to wheel?
A: "I love desert riding. I used to love Glamis, but since I started racing, I would rather be out in the open desert."
Q: What is on your off-roading bucket-list?
A: "Well, I’ve raced and finished the Baja 1000 twice. I’m a 3-time Mint 400 champion. And I am going to be racing the Baja 500 this June. Not sure what’s left? I’ve been very lucky to have raced and accomplished so much."
Q: What is your most memorable off-road moment?
A: "The 50th anniversary Baja 1000 at the finish line! It was a hard fought battle, but we made it!"
Q: What was your first wheeling trip?
A: "My dad and I used to take his jeep and wheel around Utah in the late 80’s."
Q: What was your longest wheeling trip?
A: "The Baja 1000"
Q: What was your favorite wheeling trip?
A: "Moab or Baja, I can’t decide."
All About the Ladies:
Q: Who do you look up to in the industry? Why?
A: "The Scheuler Family of Jagged X started racing side x sides a couple years before me. They have always been very helpful to us and encouraged us to race pro when we were racing sportsman. I can still call them anytime with questions and they help us as much as they can. They are a great off-road family."
Q: How do you feel as a woman in the offroad industry?
A: "It’s challenging but rewarding. I was one of the very first to race a side x side in BITD. I'm proud of all that I have accomplished and hope that I had some part of inspiring some of the women that are now in my sport."
Q: What changes have you seen in the off-road industry since becoming involved?
A: "Besides the obvious technology changes, there are a lot more women in the desert racing industry. I love seeing that! But it’s getting so big now, especially in side x sides. I miss the family atmosphere."
Q: Give us a story, about educating, guiding, empowering ladies in the off-road world:
A: "Most recently, we had a family approach us to build an ACE 150 into a race car for their 6-year-old little girl that has ADD. We built the raddest car out there and they have reported to us that it really helps to keep her focused. She is a natural! She wanted her car to be pink like mine! I have a picture of her first race hanging on my wall, next to mine. She warms my heart and I thank her family for picking us to be part of their race team."
Q: What advice do you have for ladies who want to get started off-roading?
A: "Just do it! Get out there and show them what you got. It isn’t easy. But it is rewarding."
About Lacrecia's vehicle: "2017 Polaris RZR 1000 Turbo"
Vehicle Name: Race Car??
Q: Is your vehicle a Daily Driver?
Q: What is the best modification you have done to your vehicle?
A: "Probably having the shocks tuned by Shock Therapy. You aren’t fast if you can’t keep your power to the ground."
Q: Do you work on your own vehicle?
A: "Yes, as much as I can."
Team Name: "Rockstar Racing"
Type of Racing: Desert
List Career Statistics/Wins: I have lots,
- 2015 BITD UTV Unlimited Pro Champion
- 2016 BITD UTV Production Pro
- 2016 BITD 2nd in points for the season
- 3-time Mint 400 champion
- and there are more but those are my favorite!
- Polaris RZR
- DragonFire Racing
- AZ West
- ITP Tires
- Raceline Wheels
- Rugged Radio
- Lone Star Racing
- Mothers Polish
- CP Pistons
- 3P Offroad
- Baja Designs
- Queen Racing
- Pro Eagle
- Axis Rod Ends
- Odyssey Battery
- AO Coolers
- Factory UTV
Q: How do you prepare for competition?
A: "I should work out more for sure, but I try to eat healthy and keep in shape. It’s a lot harder than it looks!"
Q: What is your favorite part about racing?
A: "I love the challenge. I love the sense of accomplishment after."
Vehicle Type: Polaris RZR 1000 Turbo
Builder: Rockstar Racing
Tire Make/Size: ITP Ultra Cross 31x15
Wheel Make/Size: Raceline Ryno, 15
Front Suspension: Lone Star Racing
Front Shocks: Fox by Shock Therapy
Rear Suspension: Lone Star Racing
Rear Sway Bar: Lone Star Racing
Rear Shocks: Fox by Shock Therapy
Front Differential/Locker: Stock Polaris
Front Axle Shafts: Stock Polaris
Front U-Joints: Stock Polaris
Front Drive Flanges/Hubs: Stock Polaris
Front Brakes: Stock Polaris
Front Steering Components: Shock Therapy
Rear Differential/Locker: Stock Polaris
Rear Axle Shafts: RCV
Rear U-Joints: Stock Polaris
Rear Brakes: Stock Polaris
Ring & Pinion Manufacturer & Gear Ratio(s):Stock Polaris
Engine Manufacturer: Polaris North Start
Engine Horsepower: Approx 180
Radiator/Fans: Spal fans, Mishimoto radiator
Air Intake: S&B Filters
Transmission Make & Type: Stock Polaris
Transfer Case(s): Stock Polaris
Front Driveshaft: Stock Polaris
Rear Driveshaft: Stock Polaris
Fuel Cell or Tank: Fuel Safe
Fuel System Pumps & Filters: Holley HydraMat and Aeromotive fuel pumps
Body/Interior: Rockstar Racing body and interior
Body/Body Panels: Rockstar Racing
Body Modifications: Rockstar Racing
Skid plate/Material: Factory UTV UHMF
Hood/Grille: Stock Polaris
Floors/Firewalls: Rockstar Racing
Dash/Gauges/Switches: Polaris Ride Command, AIM Sports
Steering Column/Wheel: DragonFire Racing
Pedal Assembly/Cutting Brakes: Stock Polaris
Seats/Harnesses: BS Sand seats, DragonFire Racing Harnesses
Lights Interior/Exterior: Baja Designs
Author: Lacrecia Beurrier