SAN DIEGO—Among the newest classes on the directory of SCORE desert racing, Class 19 for stock Pro UTVs will be featured in the SCORE spotlight during Tuesday’s Dirt LiveHD internet show at 7 p.m. (PT). Airing in High Definition on www.score-international.com, the show is airing from its home at the SCORE International tech shop in El Cajon, Calif., just east of San Diego.
Also know as Side By Side Utility Vehicles, Class 19 has 14 entries so far, a SCORE record for the new class, in next month’s season-ending 46th Annual Tecate SCORE Baja 1000, the legendary granddaddy of all desert races. This year’s epic journey will start and finish in the heart of Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico, and features a brutally rugged 883-mile course, the longest loop race in the storied history of one of the top 10 motorsports events held annual in the world.
With several factory-supported manufacturer teams in the starting grid including a prominent group of racers in Polaris UTVs, Tuesday’s Dirt LiveHD show will feature three Can-Am factory racers who race in Can-Am Maverick 1000R UTVs.
Spotlighted on Tuesday’s show will be brothers Derek, 33, and Jason Murray of Eastvalle, Calif., and Cory Sappington, 48, Peoria, Ariz., all part of the Can-Am X-Team.
Derek and Jason Murray race together in the No. 1917 Can-Am Maverick 1000R while Sappington, known by many as the godfather of UTV racing, is the driver of record in the No. 1904 Can-Am Maverick 1000R.
Roger Norman’s Dirt LiveHD 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 40th weekly Dirt LiveHD episode to air. Replays of previous Dirt LiveHD shows are kept in an electronic library on the dirtlive.com website.
Dirt LiveHD also goes on-site live with expanded event coverage during SCORE and HDRA race weeks and will next be on-site to cover the legendary 46th Annual Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 on Nov. 13-17 that will start and finish in Ensenada, Mexico.
With a new system of live tracking being used at the race will be available to the public live through Dirt LiveHD on the SCORE website, as well as on-site in the BFGoodrich Tires/Baja California Secretary of Tourism SCORE Media Center at the event. On the SCORE website, Dirt LiveHD will be live streamed throughout race week. At the start/finish line compound, the new SCOREvision LED screen will broadcast the Dirt LiveHD coverage of the race which will include real-time footage from several areas around the race course.
For more information, visit the official website of the new SCORE Desert Series at www.score-international.com.