Apdaly Lopez entered the 2015 SCORE International Baja 1000 third in points behind Dougans Engine racers Tavo Vildosola and Lalo Laguna. With an official second place finish at the Baja 1000, Lopez became the first Mexican national driver to win the SCORE Trophy Truck and SCORE Overall season points championship.

With the race weekend rapidly approaching, 188 race teams have already signed up to take on the final BITD Henderson 250 presented by Over 200 entries are expected to enter by the time driver’s and rider’s registration ends on Friday at 5:00 p.m. Included in the race field are 19 Trick Trucks, 13 Class 1500 unlimited desert cars, 16 Class 6100 Spec Engine Trick Trucks and 28 UTVs.

Events officially get underway Thursday, December 3rd, at the Time Trials. 32 race teams hit the dirt at this unique qualifying session held for the combined Trick Truck and Class 1500 vehicles as they shoot it out to grab the coveted “Team Ford Pole Award” and $1,000 cash that goes along with it.

BFGoodrich spent plenty of time testing the KR2s down in Baja.

With the weight of the world on his shoulders, Brandon Schueler and his Jagged X Racing Team claim 2nd place in the 2015 SCORE Baja 1000 and clinch the 2015 title racing on the new BFGoodrich Baja T/A KR2 UTV tire provided by Jackson Motorsports Group.

“I may not be a math whiz, but I can figure out that a four-point margin between the top three UTV teams going into the 2015 Baja 1000 was too close for comfort,” said Schueler prior to the start of the final SCORE race of the year.

BlueRibbon-Coalition-Logo-9-28-12Editor’s note: The BlueRibbon Coalition sent over this note regarding the Rattlesnake Mountain OHV Trails project.

The San Bernardino National Forest (SBNF) is pleased to announce the availability of the draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Rattlesnake Mountain OHV Trails project. The Forest Service is seeking public comments on this proposal for 30 calendar days; comments must be received by December 16, 2015.

The Rattlesnake Mountain OHV Trails EA evaluates the environmental consequences of the proposal to designate off highway vehicle (OHV) routes and to close/restore unauthorized routes in the Rattlesnake Mountain and Big Pine Flat areas of the SBNF.


Gustavo Vildosola is one of nine racers to complete every mile of every SCORE race during the 2015 season.

RENO, Nev., USA — After 2,303.81 dusty and grueling desert racing miles, nine of the world’s best desert racers have survived the challenge of the five-race 2015 SCORE World Desert Championship to earn coveted 2015 Red Kap SCORE Milestone Awards. The nine racers, competing in six different classes in the series for cars, trucks, UTVs, motorcycles and quads, earned their prestigious honors by finishing every required mile in the World’s Foremost Desert Racing Series.

DragonFire-Racing-YXZ-Harness-Hardware-11-27-15Chandler, AZ — There is no question that Yamaha’s new YXZ 1000R is a game changer! From the 998cc triple to the 5-speed sequential close ratio transmission, this machine lives up to its billing as the first “Pure Sports” Side-X-Side ever produced. But for such a purpose-built weapon, DragonFire did find it curious that simple 3-point automotive style lap belt — with no padding — was utilized! For a machine that is intended to be race-ready the lack of proper restraints is problematic… not to mention illegal in many sanctioned competition events!

A.R.E.-HD-Series-Xray-Truck-Cap-11-17-15MASSILLON, Ohio – A.R.E. Accessories, known for an extensive line of durable, fiberglass truck caps and tonneau covers, offers the new HD Series truck cap, a heavy-duty, functional design available for all current model trucks.


Lansing, Mich. – Air Lift Company has made it easy for drivers to add air springs to coil-sprung vehicles with the new Air Lift 1000(tm) Universal Air Spring kits. Designed for a wide range of SUVs, CUVs, vans, cars and pickups with open coil springs, all it takes are two quick measurements to add high-quality, adjustable air springs to provide up to 1,000 pounds of load-leveling support.

Mendeola-Transaxles-Price-Drop-11-25-15Weddle Industries spent almost two years improving the production process for Mendeola S4/S5 and S4D/S5D sequential transaxles. They revised manufacturing methods and made key upgrades to various components. Along the way they managed to find some efficiencies.


Chandler, AZ — Yamaha purposely built the new Yamaha YXZ1000R to be a no-compromise “Pure Sports” machine. That is music to DragonFire’s ears! This company was founded on desert racing roots and we still feel the need for speed! In the case of racing, less is more, which was the design brief for our new RacePace front bumper for the Yamaha YXZ 1000R!