In the wake of Hurricane Odile, off-road racers are mobilizing to aid the people of Baja California who are suffering in the wake of the devastating Category 3 Hurricane Odile that hit the Baja peninsula hard on Sunday.
In an attempt to win a bet with playboy Dan Bilzerian, BJ Baldwin gets dripped off via helicopter at his 800-horsepower trophy truck with one goal: Get down through the town in Baja and down to the beach to meet up with Dan and a number of bikini-clad ladies in under 20 minutes.
BFGoodrich recently unveiled its newest all-terrain tire, the T/A KO2. This is the fourth-generation all-terrain tire for the company, and it’s the first introduced in 15 years since the T/A KO was launched back in 1999. The KO was greeted with high marks by hard-core off-roaders and weekend warriors alike for its great off-road performance matched with good on-road characteristics, and many ways it was the benchmark for which all-terrain tires were measured over the past decade and a half.
Once again, a diverse field of over 200 trucks, sedans, buggies and motorcycles are expected to take on a 1,300-plus mile, four-day on and off-road rally from the starting line in Ensenada, Baja, Mexico to the white sand beaches of the resort destination of San Jose Del Cabo at land’s end.
To provide race fans with more access to off-road racing and to promote the Mint 400 race, Mad Media and The Martelli Brothers have loaded the entire 2010 General Tire Mint 400 on YouTube.
RENO, Nev. – (September 10, 2014) – SCORE International will continue to have a major impact at this year’s Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo, on Saturday, October 4 and Sunday, October 5, with the introduction of the SCORE Baja 1000 Exhibit at Fairplex in Pomona, Calif. SCORE’s enhanced area in Building 5 will offer desert-racing fans the opportunity to interact with the top desert racing teams in the world while viewing the most radical motorsports vehicles ever developed.
This year’s on-site display will showcase current SCORE desert racing vehicles, drivers and sponsors. SCORE officials will unveil the official Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 course map for the race on Saturday, October 4 at 3 p.m. in Building 5 at Off Road Expo, along with the annual class starting positions draw will take place for all classes except SCORE Trophy Truck and Class 1. Crowd favorite autograph sessions will also take place Saturday, October 4 and Sunday, October 5 from Noon – 2 p.m. each day with many of the stars of the sport, both past and present who have built their legacy in the Tecate SCORE Baja 1000. Additional highlights of the SCORE Baja 1000 Exhibit will be the SCORE Monster Energy Cinema featuring SCOREvision, massive multiple LED screens showing race telecasts that have aired on the CBS Sports Network as well as historical race videos that are part of the legendary legacy of SCORE Baja racing.
Galindo Motosports is happy to announce it’s return to BFGoodrich Tires. “We’re really happy to be partnered again with BFGoodrich.” Said Eugenio, driver of the #7 Trophy Truck. “We won a lot of races over the years in the limited classes on BFG’s and we think with BFG’s support this is the final piece of the puzzle to grab that first class win in Trophy Truck.”
RENO, Nev. — Mexico’s Gustavo Vildosola Jr. has drawn the first starting positions for the upcoming 19th annual Rigid Industries SCORE Desert Challenge, presented by the City of Imperial, Calif. A live drawing was broadcast Tuesday night on the SCORE DirtLive HD Internet Show.
Round 4 of the 2014 five-race SCORE World Desert Championship will have the event split into multiple days with classes divided into groups as is typical with a SCORE Desert Challenge. Each class will run two, eight-lap segments over an eight-mile course at the Coyne Powersports Motorplex near Plaster City, Calif. in Imperial Valley. The race festivities will be held Sept. 25-28 with racing on Friday night, all day and into Saturday evening and Sunday morning and afternoon. The race venue is located approximately 100 miles east of San Diego.
ENSENADA BAJA CA, MEXICO – Bajarallymoto.com has unveiled the general details of 1,619 kilometers of stage routes for the upcoming BAJA RALLY 2.0 ‘the ultimate adventure rally raid” taking place in Baja CA this September 24-28. Riders and support teams will visit 5 towns over the course of 4 days and cover 893 km of timed “special stages” mixed in with 726 km of non-timed “liaison” or transfer stages. It’s the closest thing to the DAKAR Rally in all of North America.
The official start of BAJA RALLY 2.0 is 9:00AM Thursday Sept. 25 departing from the Port of Ensenada. The Rally will have 4 separate finishes on Sunday Sept 28: The “Mama Espinoza’s Stage” is a special loop stage which will return to the mama Espinoza’s bivouac by 7:30AM Spectators can watch the bikes return for service before they depart on transfer to the final stage that will finish at the perfectly located Hotel Paraiso Colonet. There, riders will have finished the ‘racing portion’ of the rally but are still required to ride leisurely to Ensenada where the they will be welcomed by off road fans attending the beachfront Expovision Off Road show at Playa Hermosa. After crossing the Expovison podium riders must continue several blocks to the San Nicolas Hotel where riders must “check in” to the vip finishers pool party.
RENO, Nev. — SCORE International announced today its official five-race schedule for the 2015 SCORE World Desert Championship series featuring four races in Baja California, Mexico and one in the United States.