SAN DIEGO — With pre-running on the official race course ongoing since last Wednesday, SCORE champion racer Steve Hengeveld will be the spotlight guest talking about next week’s 45th annual Tecate SCORE Baja 500 during Tonight’s airing of Roger Norman’s Dirt LiveHD weekly Internet broadcast Tuesday at 7 p.m. Pacific Time. Airing in High Definition on www.score-international.com, the show will air from its broadcast home at the SCORE International tech shop in San Diego.
Hengeveld, a six-time SCORE season motorcycle point champion who also has eight career motorcycle class wins in the Tecate SCORE Baja 500, is part of the defending champion team in this race. Besides Hengeveld, joining rider of record Robby Bell in this year’s attempt to defend their title will be David Pearson and Taylor Robert as the team rides the No. 4x Monster Energy THR Motorsports Kawasaki KX450F.
Another scheduled guest on tonight’s show is veteran SCORE Trophy Truck racer Gary Williams, a co-driver with Ryan Arciero who teams with Troy Herbst in the No. 91 Monster Energy Terrible Herbst Motorsports Ford F-150.
Special time in tonight’s show will be devoted to the Dakar Challenge program SCORE has initiated this year along with the High Desert Racing Association and their upcoming Eldorado HDRA Reno 500.
Roger Norman’s Dirt Live one-hour show is broadcast live weekly and the show is anchored around Norman’s two desert racing series, the SCORE Desert Series and the High Desert Racing Association as well as the new bonus points championship purse program he has developed called the World Championship of Desert Racing. All live events, this will be the 18th weekly Dirt LiveHD episode to air.
Dirt Live also goes on-site live with expanded event coverage during SCORE and HDRA race weekends and recently broadcast four days of coverage from the 27th Tecate SCORE San Felipe 250 from San Felipe, Baja California, Mexico in March and from the King Shocks HDRA 250 in Ridgecrest, Calif. in April.
SCORE is finalizing plans for even more extended and enhanced coverage, all in High Definition, at the upcoming 45th Tecate SCORE Baja California in Ensenada, Mexico. Being held May 30-June 2, the event will also commemorate the 40th anniversary of SCORE International, which started on July 26, 1974 with the Tecate SCORE Baja 500.
This year’s Tecate SCORE Baja 500 race course will be just over 500 miles long, starting and finishing in the heart of Ensenada on Blvd. Costero adjacent to the landmark Riviera del Pacifico Cultural Center.
Besides Hengeveld and Williams, other guests scheduled this week along with show host George Antill are SCORE’s Roger Norman with his ‘pit stop’ segment along with the regular Tech Tips segment which this week will feature SCORE co-tech director Jake Velasco. The Dirt LiveHD video of the week will also be shown.
Check out the Dirt LiveHD broadcast at www.score-international.com.