SAN DIEGO—SCORE Trophy Truck racer Steven Eugenio, SCORE Sportsman ATV racer Oscar Ruiz and Mexico’s star motorcycle desert racer Ivan Ramirez will all be showcased in the SCORE spotlight during tonight’s SCORE Dirt LiveHD internet show. Round 3 of the five-race 2014 SCORE World Desert Championship, the 46th Tecate SCORE Baja 500, will be held June 4-8 in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico.
Celebrating its 41st season in 2014 as the World’s Foremost Desert Racing Organization, SCORE races are being taped for airing in the United States and Canada as one-hour specials on the CBS Sports Network. Next up will be the first of a minimum of two broadcasts of the Inaugural SCORE Imperial Valley 250 scheduled to air on Sunday, June 15 at 6 p.m. PT. The race will also air internationally in over 100 countries through an international distributor.
During the 20th episode of the 2014 SCORE Dirt LiveHD season at 7 p.m. (PT) tonight Eugenio, Ruiz and Ramirez will all be featured in special interviews regarding their respective 2014 racing seasons.
With several million viewers in nearly 100 countries, the SCORE Dirt LiveHD one-hour show is broadcast live weekly and the show is anchored in 2014 around the five-race SCORE World Desert Championship.
Eugenio is currently fifth in SCORE Trophy Truck points, the marquee SCORE racing division for high-tech, 850-horsepower unlimited production trucks. Eugenio, of El Centro, Calif., drives the No. 11 Galindo Motorsports Chevy Silverado and he is currently 15th in SCORE Overall points for 2014.
Ruiz, who is also from El Centro, Calif., has won both of the 2014 SCORE World Desert Championship races in the Sportsman ATV class, leading a team of riders on a Honda TRX450R.
A factory-supported rider with KTM, Ramirez is from Ensenada, Mexico and while he has raced in several SCORE races in past seasons, he is concentrating this year on the AMA National Outdoor series of motocross races.
The 2014 season of SCORE Dirt LiveHD includes numerous on-site interviews in addition to the shows that are broadcast from the SCORE broadcast studios in El Cajon, Calif., just east of San Diego.
The high definition shows also includes numerous award-winning video highlight packages, most produced by Mexico’s Cactus Films or San Diego’s Tempt Media.
SCORE Dirt LiveHD also goes on-site live with expanded event coverage during SCORE events. Live event coverage in 2014 includes the entire five-race 2014 SCORE World Desert Championship of two races in the United States and three in Baja California, Mexico. The third round of the new SCORE World Desert Championship will be the upcoming 46th annual Tecate SCORE Baja 500 that will start and finish in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico.
DIRT LIVEHD CREW
Desert racing public address announcer and former racer George Antill is the executive producer and host of the show along with periodic surprise guest hostesses. One of the regular elements of the show on a SCORE social media interchange, allowing fans and racers to comment and ask questions through the SCORE Facebook and SCORE Twitter platforms. Another special segment most weeks is SCORE Tech Tips with SCORE Tech co-directors Jake Velasco or Art Savedra or SCORE Trophy Truck racer and prep-shop owner T.J. Flores.
Shaun Sauer, SCORE Media Production Manager, is the coordinating producer of the show. The program is hosted on ustream.com, the world’s largest streaming internet site.
For more information, visit the official website of the SCORE World Desert Championship series at www.score-international.com.