(Agua Dulce, Calif.): In celebration of his lifelong love affair with off-road motorsports, the Baja peninsula and an entire industry he helped to foster, racing legend Rod Hall was today named by the National Off Road Racing Association (NORRA) as “Grand Marshal” for the 2014 General Tire NORRA Mexican 1000. Scheduled for May 10 – 14, this unique, vintage-flavored off-road event will cover 1,300+ miles over four days starting in Ensenada, Mexicali, Baja, Mexico and finishing in the world-class resort destination of San Jose Del Cabo.
RENO, Nev. — With entries continuing to arrive daily from around the world, the live drawing for starting positions will be held Tuesday for the inaugural SCORE Imperial Valley 250 desert race. Round 2 of the five-race 2014 SCORE World Desert Championship will be held April 24-27 just west of El Centro, Calif and approximately 100 miles east of San Diego.
With over 150 entries competing in 35 Pro and 6 Sportsman classes for cars, trucks, motorcycles, UTVs and ATVs expected at the start line on Saturday, April 26, entries to date have come from 16 U.S. States along with Austria, Denmark, Germany and Mexico.
El Centro, California – In less than thirty days the Imperial Valley will be flooded with tens of thousands of people traveling from all parts of the region and beyond. They will not be arriving just to enjoy our great weather, but to be a part of the very first Score International Imperial Valley 250 race.
The event begins on April 25th through April 27th with the actual race day being Saturday April 26th. Off-roaders from all over the country and Mexico are expected to participate in the race and with them, scores of enthusiasts descending upon the desert community where dirt dreams are made.
SAN DIEGO — Much sought-after desert racing navigator Kellon Walch and rookie Sportsman ATV racer Sain Yadala will be in the SCORE spotlight during Tuesday’s SCORE Dirt LiveHD internet show. Round 2 of the five-race 2014 SCORE World Desert Championship series will be the SCORE Imperial Valley 250, April 24-27 in Plaster City, Calif., 17 miles west of El Centro.
The upcoming race will be taped for airing in the United States and Canada as a one-hour special on the CBS Sports Network. The first of a minimum of two broadcasts of the race is scheduled to air on Sunday, June 15 at 9 p.m. EDT. Commentators for the national television show will be Cameron Steele and Chris Jacobs. The race will also air internationally to over 100 countries through an international distributor.
ENSENADA, BAJA CA, MEXICO – Bajarallymoto.com announced today that KLIM Technical Riding Gear will return to support the BAJA RALLY 2.0 this September 2014 as a “legacy sponsor”. KLIM was the exclusive title sponsor of the Inaugural BAJA RALLY and instrumental in launching the first ever rally-raid in Baja CA.
(Agua Dolce, Calif.) With pre-registration for the 2014 General Tire NORRA Mexican 1000 going strong, BILSTEIN today announced a renewed partnership as the “Official Shock Absorber” of the National Off Road Racing Association (NORRA), the event’s organizing body. BILSTEIN Shock Absorbers has a rich history in off-road racing and officially joined NORRA’s growing family of corporate partners in 2013.
SAN DIEGO — Southern California desert racers Danny Prather and Matt Lovell along with Damon Flippo, an executive with Arizona’s Rigid Industries LED Lighting company will all be in the SCORE spotlight during Tuesday’s SCORE Dirt LiveHD internet show. Round 2 of the five-race 2014 SCORE World Desert Championship series will be the SCORE Imperial Valley 250, April 24-27 in Plaster City, Calif., 17 miles west of El Centro.
The upcoming race will be taped for airing in the United States and Canada as a one-hour special on the CBS Sports Network. The first of a minimum of two broadcasts of it is scheduled to air on Sunday, June 15 at 9 p.m. EDT. Commentators for the national television show will be Cameron Steele and Chris Jacobs. The race will also air internationally to nearly 200 countries through an international distributor.
March 25th – 2014 Las Vegas - The largest and most prestigious off-road race event in America, The General Tire Mint 400, presented by Polaris, announced today that they have received a 5-year permit from the Bureau of Land Management to operate the iconic race and festivities through 2019. The announcement comes after three years of successful partnership between Mint 400 owners Matt and Joshua Martelli, Mint 400 Race Director Casey Folks and his team from the Best In The Desert “The American Off-Road Racing Series”, and the Southern Nevada District Office of the BLM.
Corona, Calif. — Already well into the 2014 season with the King of Hammers and Monster Jam stadium exhibitions under way, three-time Off-Road Champion, Casey Currie, is jumping into his race and lifestyle programs with an extended schedule and a new line up of partners. Competing for championship points in the Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series, Casey will also partake in the infamous Hot Rod Power Tour, drive in numerous Jeep adventures and TORC Off-Road Championship events.
“I’ve really been itching to get back into the swing of things,” says Casey. “This year we have some promising new partnerships and a whole new lifestyle program to launch, so I’m more than eager to get things going. With the support I have in 2014, we have the means to reach above and beyond our goals—I couldn’t have asked for a better line up of partners.”
RENO, Nevada — Following nearly two years of extensive planning with assistance from numerous individuals, multiple businesses and several government agencies from across the entire valley, Round 2 of the five-race 2014 SCORE World Desert Championship will be the inaugural SCORE Imperial Valley 250 to be held April 24-27 just west of El Centro, Calif. and approximately 100 miles east of San Diego.
Presented by the City of El Centro, SCORE’s first race in this portion of Southern California and first SCORE race in California since a 1998 race in Barstow will be held near Plaster City primarily on 41,000 dedicated acres in an off-highway vehicle use area under the jurisdiction of the El Centro field office of the Bureau of Land Management. The area for the race is also located immediately west of the Naval Air Facility El Centro and is approximately 17 miles west of El Centro off of Interstate 8 (I-8).