Mitch Guthrie Sr. earned his sixth UTV King of the Hammers victory. Photo: Valerie Douglas

Mitch Guthrie Sr. earned his sixth UTV King of the Hammers victory. Photo: Valerie Douglas

After last year’s victory, Mitch Guthrie Sr. told us that he and son were simply running their own pace. Whatever that pace is, it clearly seems to be working, as Team Guthrie took home yet another UTV King of the Hammers victory – and with it, a brand-new Polaris RZR.

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Action from the 2015 Nitto King of The Hammers Presented by 4 Wheel Parts will be streaming live all of this week. There will be coverage of just about every major event on the lake bed this week, and we’ll be streaming the action below from the Ultra4 feed.

SCORE-Logo-12-5-11RENO, Nev. — SCORE Journal, the monthly on-line digital magazine of SCORE International and the five-race SCORE World Desert Championship, makes its official debut today on the SCORE website at www.SCORE-International.com and will also be available through social media channels and other outlets.

The new digital magazine is a major part of the media expansion plans SCORE is implementing for 2015 which includes its most aggressive national and international television packages, four new online video series, each with 26 episodes and a new consumer based SCORE website.

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San Diego, CA
– UTVUnderground.com announced today that industry performance leader ///AIRDAM Clutches has signed on as sponsor of the first annual UTV World Championship, to take place in Laughlin, Nevada February 19th through the 21st. This exciting new event will feature two world championship UTV races including a Best In The Desert Championship points race, and a short course / motocross style Production UTV Championship race. In addition to the growing prize purses and contingency cash, Polaris RZR will be awarding the winner of both Championship races a brand new Polaris RZR XP1000! More prizes will to be announced as the race weekend draws near.

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ITP today recently announced the introduction of 10 new sizes of UltraCross R Spec tires for side-by-sides and utility all-terrain vehicles (ATVs).

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SAN FELIPE, Mexico
— Mexico’s Gus Vildsola Jr rewarded his home country fans with a special treat by capturing the Overall and SCORE Trophy Truck win for the third consecutive year at Saturday’s 29th Bud Light SCORE San Felipe 250 desert race. Round 1 of the five-race 2015 SCORE World Desert Championship was held on a challenging, technical 259-mile course that started and finished in San Felipe on the northern portion of Mexico’s majestic Baja California peninsula. Vildosola Jr recorded the first three-peat overall victory in the 29-year history of the popular race.

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SAN FELIPE, Mexico
— Entries from around the world have journeyed to Mexico to launch the 2015 desert racing calendar at Saturday’s 29th Bud Light SCORE San Felipe 250.  The season-opener of the internationally-televised five-race 2015 SCORE World Desert Championship will once again start and finish adjacent to the famed San Felipe Arches on the outskirts of the quaint Mexican fishing village located 125 miles south of the U.S. Border at Calexico, Calif. in Baja California.

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Las Vegas, NV
– The 2015 Polaris RZR Mint 400 presented by General Tire will roar through Sin City March 11th-15th and feature a host of spectacular new features. After last years massive, record-setting event, (Mint 400 race owners) the Martelli Brothers are once again doubling down on “The Great American Off-Road Race.” The partnership between The Mint 400 and The Best In The Desert Racing Series continues to spur innovation and improvements to the race each year, making the event a marquee Las Vegas destination experience that draws in top off-road competitors, new fans, and off-road enthusiasts worldwide.

Polaris-12-2-11Polaris Industries recently announced Polaris RZR is the “Official UTV” of Best In The Desert (BITD) Racing Series and that the company will be sponsoring several BITD races this season starting with the THR Motorsports Parker 250 presented by Polaris RZR.

“Best in the Desert has been at the forefront of promoting desert side-by-side racing, and Polaris RZR is excited to support the series and its racers,” said Craig Scanlon, general manager of Polaris Side-by-Side Vehicles. “Our partnership with Best in the Desert will help us share the off-road racing experience with more people so we can continue to build interest in the sport.”

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SAN FELIPE, Mexico
— Looking to add to his record-setting class win total, SoCal’s veteran age-group motorcycle racer Jim O’Neal will lead 52 racers who have combined for 133 class wins among over 150 racers expected to start Saturday’s 29th Bud Light SCORE San Felipe 250 desert race.  O’Neal, 68, the noted apparel manufacturer from Simi Valley, Calif., will be an additional rider in Class 30 in the season-opener of the internationally-televised five-race 2015 SCORE World Desert Championship.