The Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 has long been known to be the toughest, longest, non-stop, point to point off-road race in the world; but what the world doesn’t know about the Baja 1000 is that the majority of this race is ran at night. Leading the charge by winning six classes, including three points classes, Baja Designs made quite the impact in this year’s SCORE championship, including the prestigious Trophy Truck class won by Steven Eugenio.
Agua Dolce, Calif.: Looking to bring top level, international-style Rally Raid motorsports to North American soil, the National Off Road Racing Association (NORRA) has announced plans for a new three day “Cortez Rally” event for 2015 to be run in conjunction with next year’s General Tire NORRA Mexican 1000. Competitors can run each race separately, or for enthusiasts seeking to take on a longer trans-Baja Rally Raid experience, the two events can be combined to comprise the aptly named seven-day “Cortez Challenge.”
Hot off his first win in the Twin Turbo Trophy Truck at the BlueWater Desert Challenge, Josh Daniel went in to the final race of the 2014 desert racing season with high hopes for a win at Best in the Desert’s Henderson 250. It was apparent after the two-day battle in Parker that the crew at Danzio Performance has mastered the prep work needed for an immaculate truck come race day. After a dominating performance the entire Henderson 250 race, Daniel underwent a seven-minute tire change with ten miles left that handed over the win to Jason Voss. Despite finishing +00:02:10 behind Voss, Daniel plans to carry the momentum in to next season and contest Voss for the 2015 BITD points championship.
SAN DIEGO — King Shocks, Steven Eugenio, Gus Vildosola, Steve Covey and Tony Gera were among the big winners Saturday night as SCORE International officially concluded the 2014 SCORE World Desert Champioship with the annual SCORE Awards Night gala in SoCal at the SCORE Tech facility in El Cajon, Calif., approximately 15 miles east of San Diego.
SCORE Off-Roadsman of the Year awards were presented in 11 categories along with the 22 winners of the SCORE Milestone Awards and the class and overall point champions of Roger Norman’s five-race 2014 SCORE World Desert Championship.
Traverse City, Mich., – Dec 12, 2014 – In its sophomore season of desert racing, Radar Tires earned victories and podium finishes in two off-road racing series – Best in the Desert and SCORE International.
In six races this season, Radar Tires won three events, earned runner-up honors three times, and one third place finish, for a total of seven podium finishes.
San Diego, CA – UTVUnderground.com today announced that Polaris RZR will be the title sponsor of the first-annual UTV World Championship, to take place in Laughlin, Nevada, February 19-21. 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 be announced as the race weekend draws near.
Henderson, NV – The final race of the 2014 Jeepspeed season posed a dilemma for nearly everyone in the race. Go all out for a win or try to be smart and protect your championship points. Both strategies played out during the Best In The Desert Henderson 250. The course was very fast which made it tough for those who tried to maintain a conservative pace. Some, who desperately needed points, took their fate into their own hands and pushed hard for the win. The result was a thrilling race that had championship implications everywhere you looked.
In a time when off-road racing is becoming more and more competitive each year, Jason Voss continually proves that the #1 JIMCO Trophy Truck is the one to beat in the desert. Voss’s win at this weekend’s Best in the Desert Henderson 250 sealed the deal for a second consecutive points championship in the Best in the Desert Series. With previous wins at the Parker 425, Silver State 300 and Vegas to Reno, Voss stamped a fourth victory in his championship quest.
Fort Mill, SC – General Tire and Jeepspeed announced today that General Tire has agreed to a multi-year sponsorship to continue as the official tire of the Jeepspeed Desert Race Series beginning January 2015. Since 2008, General Tire has been the official tire of Jeepspeed with teams utilizing the famed GRABBER tire. The partnership has allowed Jeepspeed to offer its competitors affordable racing within the Best in the Desert (BITD) Series where budget-conscious racers can compete on the same race courses as the pros.