Ensenada, Baja California Mexico – The SCORE International Baja 1000 (B1K), is known as the granddaddy of off-road racing. It started as a mere challenge to see who could get to La Paz in the shortest possible time and has turned into one of the most grueling and competitive races on earth. Several drivers have won multiple times; a few have done it back to back. No single driver has won three straight. That is the challenge that lies ahead for BJ Baldwin. BJ has won back to back in his Monster Energy, Toyo Tires, Hoonigan, Method Race Wheels, King Shocks, Rigid Industries and Red Kap Work Clothes Trophy Truck; driving the entire race without relief. At the 47th annual Tecate SCORE Baja 1000, he will be out to make history with his third straight win.
The Tecate SCORE Baja 1000, (B1K) is one of the greatest contests in motorsports. The course is run as a loop or point to point. This year’s race, the 47th, is a point to point peninsula run. It starts in Ensenada and travels a staggering 1,275 miles south to La Paz. Shaffer Motorsports will be putting in overtime driving the Transfer Case Express class 10 car nearly 300 miles farther than the touted 1000 miles.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – In honor of Veterans Day, MX Sports Pro Racing and the ATV Promoter’s Group (ATVPG) introduce an initiative with the Veteran Tickets Foundation to recognize the sacrifices made by our service men and women by offering free admission to any round of the 2015 Mtn. Dew ATV Motocross National Championship, sanctioned by AMA (ATVMX). For the first time ever, active and retired military veterans can watch the on-track excitement of the world’s premier ATV motocross series at no cost.
GATEWAY, CO: Driven Experience Driven to Fight Cancer trophy truck will be parading Contingency Row in Ensenada and then starting the 47th annual Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 on Thursday November 12th. The #29 Driven Experiences truck will start 21st off the line. Andrew Hendricks is the driver of record with Jeff Humberson, Chuck Dempsey and Erick Jacobs sharing the driving for the approximately 1,275 miles from Ensenada to La Paz in Baja California.
Scott Bailey, Brandon Bailey and Larry Job will divide the driving duties in the MAVTV/Toyo Tires/SolarWorld AlumiCraft Chevrolet Class 1 car for a desert marathon of approximately 1,275 miles down and across the Baja California peninsula from Ensenada in the north to La Paz in the south.
Job last week turned in the fastest lap in the class at a qualifying session in Las Vegas and Stronghold will be the first Class 1 car to take the green flag when the four-wheel entries get under way beginning at 12:30 p.m. on November 13th. (The motorcycle classes will get under way at 6:30 a.m.)
ENSENADA, Mexico — Pre-running, planning and all preparations are completed as 240 official entries from 34 U.S. States and 17 countries are ready for the green flag to drop Thursday for the 47th annual Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 desert race.
This year’s legendary desert classic, the final event of the 2014 SCORE World Desert Championship, is being held in Mexico on a brutally-rugged race-record 1,275-mile SCORE signature desert race course.
Motorcycles and ATVs will begin their journey starting at 6 a.m. (PT) Thursday and after a break of five and one-half hours, the cars and trucks will start receiving the green flag at 12:30 p.m. (PT).47th Annual Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 includes 104 racers who have combined for 318 class wins in the Granddaddy of All Desert Races.
ENSENADA, MEXICO – The 47th running of the Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 marks the longest desert race of the season and the opportunity for BFGoodrich Tires to extend its legacy in the Baja peninsula. As BFGoodrich Tires runs for its 26th overall SCORE Baja 1000 victory, the tire manufacturer looks to continue its 2014 dominance in desert racing, having the top overall finisher at every stop on the SCORE International desert race schedule.
The dry and dusty terrain in San Juan, Argentina made for one of the most difficult International Six Days Enduro (ISDE) events in recent memory, but the American riders, including Factory Husqvarna’s Mike Brown and Andrew DeLong, were eager to let the desert-like conditions play to their favor. Both riders were able to put forth exceptional efforts at the 89th running of the FIM ISDE, and did their part in leading the US teams to their best. In doing so, both Brown and DeLong also brought home individual gold medals!
US Trophy Team captain Mike Brown contested the ISDE aboard his Factory Husqvarna FE 501 in the E3 division. Brown put his extensive racing experience to good use in Argentina, and was able to put forth a solid performance, not faltering once during six consecutive days of intense off-road racing.
“It’s been a consistent week,” Brown said. “My focus was on putting in strong times during each test and to avoid making mistakes. I managed to do that and it showed in my results.”
Brown was able to punctuate his strong effort with an overall win on Day 6 in the final motocross test. Brown took the win ahead of fellow American Trophy Team riders Kailub Russell and Taylor Robert, making for an all-American podium for the day.
“It was fun to also go out and win the final motocross – I enjoyed that,” Brown said. Brown also enjoyed taking home another gold medal, but as a true team player, is more dedicated to earning a win for the US than for himself. “As a nation we did have some bad luck this year. It cost us the chance of taking the victory but it only fuels the fire to return stronger next year.”
So far this year Galindo Motorsports has seen just about everything; from a podium finish in San Felipe, to the disappointment of loosing an overall win in Imperial, to the struggles of mechanical woes at the 500, to taking our first win in SCORE Trophy Truck back in our home town. We’ve learned a lot in a very short amount of time and now we come to the biggest race of the year, just a few points away from the SCORE Championship.
Corona, CA – The SCORE World Desert Championship title is going to be a showdown south of the border as the Bonanza Plumbing / Monster Energy / THR Motorsports / Kawasaki team, presented by Hoosier Precision Machining, heads into the season-ending 47th Tecate SCORE Baja 1000.