SCORE-Logo-12-5-11RENO, Nev., USA — August 2 will see a very special ‘SCORE Sunday’ on the CBS Sports Network as all three of the opening rounds of the 2015 SCORE World Desert Championship will have repeat airings as one-hour specials on the same day as part of the CBS Sports Spectacular programming. Following the early morning showing of the first three races of the season, the recent Bud Light SCORE Baja 500 show will also have two additional repeat showings on Sunday late afternoon and in prime time in the evening.

All three races were held in Mexico and the repeat broadcasts on Sunday, running in a three-hour time block in chronological order will start at 6 a.m. ET with the 29th annual Bud Light SCORE San Felipe 250 followed by the Inaugural Bud Light SCORE Baja Sur 500 and finishing with the 47th annual Bud Light SCORE Baja 500. Round 1 was held in San Felipe, Baja California, Mexico in mid-January, Round 2 was held entirely in Baja California Sur, Mexico, starting in Cabo San Lucas and finishing in Loreto and Round 3 started and finished in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico.

From award-winning show producers BCII TV of Southern California, announcers for the first round were Cameron Steele and Andy Grider, for the second race were Ricky Johnson and Steele and for the third round were Johnson and Gus Vildosola Jr.

‘SCORE Sunday’ on CBS Sports Network – August 2, 2015
All three completed rounds of the 2015 SCORE World Desert Championship will have
repeat airings on the same day on Sunday, Aug. 2 on the CBS Sports Network.
Here is the announced broadcast schedule:
Sunday, Aug. 2
6am ET, 29th SCORE San Felipe 250
7am ET, Inaugural SCORE Baja Sur 500
8am ET, 47th SCORE Baja 500
7pm ET, 47th SCORE Baja 500
11pm ET, 47th SCORE Baja 500

RACE REWINDS
While the three TV shows highlight multiple classes in each race, the Overall and SCORE Trophy Truck race winners in the first three rounds of the 2015 SCORE World Desert Championship have all been Mexican nationals.

Earning the overall victory for the third consecutive year in the season-opening Bud Light SCORE San Felipe 250 on the 259-mile course was Gus Vildosola Jr, 33, of Mexicali, Mexico, driving the No. 21 Branix Mexicana Logistics Ford Raptor in the marquee SCORE Trophy Truck division for high-tech, 850-horsepower unlimited production trucks.

Mexico’s young gun Eduardo Laguna, 24, of Mexicali, came from behind to capture the Overall and SCORE Trophy Truck victory in the history-making Inaugural Bud Light SCORE Baja Sur 500 in mid-April in the No. 17 RPM Racing Chevy Silverado on the 424.52-mile race.

In early June, another SCORE young gun racer, 20-year old Carlos Lopez of Tecate, Mexico, blazed past a field that included the world’s best desert racers on a rugged 510.58-mile course to capture the overall and SCORE Trophy Truck victory at the 47th Bud Light SCORE Baja 500 driving the No. 5 RPM Racing Chevy Rally Truck.

The trio of Mexican desert racers will be spotlighted during Sunday’s repeat telecasts of their respective races on the CBS Sports Network.

2015 SCORE WORLD DESERT CHAMPIONSHIP PODIUMS
ROUND 1 — BUD LIGHT SCORE SAN FELIPE 250
Trying to chase down Vildosola Jr all race long in this year’s Bud Light SCORE San Felipe 250, finishing second overall and in SCORE Trophy Truck just two minutes, 45.58 seconds behind was Las Vegas’ B.J. Baldwin in the No. 97 Monster Energy Baldwin Motorsports Chevy Silverado while completing the podium was Mexico’s Carlos Lopez, who stayed behind the wheel of driver of record Clyde Stacy’s No. 5 RPM Racing Chevy Rally Truck for the entire race to finish third overall and in SCORE Trophy Truck.

ROUND 2 — BUD LIGHT SCORE BAJA SUR 500
Spending over half of the Bud Light SCORE Baja Sur 500 trying to run down early leader Carlos Lopez, another RPM Racing young gun who started first and kept the physical lead for over 300 miles, Laguna had a victory margin of three minutes, 49 seconds over defending SCORE Trophy Truck season point champion Steven Eugenio, Carlsbad, Calif./Armin Schwarz, Austria (Germany) and their No. 1 Galindo Motorsports Chevy Silverado.

Third in SCORE Trophy Truck and fourth overall was Las Vegas’ Rob MacCachren in the No. 11 Rockstar Energy MacCachren Motorsports Ford F-150.

ROUND 3 — BUD LIGHT SCORE BAJA 500
BFGoodrich Tires not only officially swept the podium but also were the tires of choice for all of the top 11 overall finishers in the 2015 Bud Light SCORE Baja 500. Second overall and in SCORE Trophy Truck was Las Vegas’ Rob MacCachren, 50, who finished second, just 51 seconds behind Lopez in the No. 11 Rockstar Energy MacCachren Motorsports Ford F-150 and third overall and in SCORE Trophy Truck for the second straight year was Jesse Jones, 49, of Phoenix in 8:54:08 in the No. 76 Ford F-150.

BFGOODRICH TIRES—84/40
Their third overall victory of the 2015 SCORE World Desert Championship at the Bud Light SCORE Baja 500 also represented the 84th overall win in SCORE Baja racing for long-time SCORE major sponsor BFGoodrich Tires which is celebrating its 40th season in SCORE Baja racing in 2015.

OVERALL MOTORCYCLE WINNERS
Hoping to regain the No. 1x plate they lost in 2014, Colton Udall, Oceanside, Calif., won both of the first two rounds of the 2015 SCORE World Desert Championship riding solo on the No. 5x Ox Motorsports Honda CRF450X.

With a lot of help from his friends Max Eddy Jr, Ian Young and Justin Morgan, Ricky Brabec, Oak Hills, Calif., riding on the factory-supported No. 1x THR Motorsports Monster Energy Kawasaki KX450F was the rider of record for the overall motorcycle and Unlimited motorcycle class winning team in Round 3. With a one-race excused absence rule in SCORE, Brabec still earned the season points as the defending SCORE Unlimited class champion saw his team when the Bud Light SCORE Baja 500 for the second straight year.

CBS SPORTS NETWORK COVERAGE
All races in the 2015 SCORE World Desert Championship series, along with the special SEMA SCORE Baja 1000 Experience and qualifying for the Bud Light SCORE Baja 1000 from Las Vegas Motor Speedway will once again be aired in the USA and Canada on the CBS Sports Network.  New for 2015, in addition to SCORE Trophy Truck coverage, the shows will also feature top action and highlights from many other classes of trucks, buggies, motorcycles, quads and UTVs – making sure that the most exciting footage and most compelling stories are now part of each race event broadcast.

Capping off the 2015 broadcast season, the Bud Light SCORE Baja 1000 broadcast on CBS Sports Network will be expanded to a full two-hour program – providing the most expansive television coverage of the “Main Event” of all desert races ever, allowing all the major class action to be showcased around the globe to the SCORE International fan base.

2015 CBS Sports Network Original Broadcast Schedule (subject to change, check local listings)
· Bud Light SCORE San Felipe 250 (first telecasts-Tuesday, March 17, 7 p.m. ET & 11 p.m. ET)
· Bud Light SCORE Baja Sur 500 (first telecast-Sunday, May 31, 9 p.m. ET; key repeat broadcast-Sunday, June 7, 9 p.m. ET)
· Bud Light SCORE Baja 500 (first telecast-Sunday, July 26, 9 p.m. ET; key repeat broadcast-Sunday, August 2, 9 p.m. ET) (Trailer — SCORE Baja 500 TV show trailer)
· SCORE Imperial Valley 250 (first telecast-Sunday, November 15, 9 p.m. ET; key repeat broadcast-Sunday, November 29, 9 p.m. ET)
· Bud Light SCORE Baja 1000 Qualifying @SEMA SCORE Baja 1000 Experience (first telecast-Sunday, January 10, 9 p.m. ET)
· Bud Light SCORE Baja 1000 (two-hour special) (first telecast-Sunday, January 17, 9 p.m. ET)

CBS Sports Network is available across the country through local cable, video and telco providers and via satellite on DirecTV Channel 221 and Dish Network Channel 158. For more information, including a full programming schedule and how to get CBS Sports Network, go to www.cbssportsnetwork.com.

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