SCORE International released the final entry list for tomorrow’s 47th annual Bud Light SCORE Baja 500. There are currently 216 entries for the third round of the five-race 2015 SCORE World Desert Championship
CARSON CITY, NV (June 3, 2015) — Carson Motorsports (CMS) launches its inaugural BlueRibbon Coalition (BRC) membership program in support of BRC’s efforts to ensure continued OHV access to public lands in Nevada.
The program highlights CMS’s commitment to helping ensure continued motorized access to roads, trails and areas on lands managed by the Forest Service and BLM.
Keith Serpa, President and CEO of Carson Motorsports, states, “Considering the many current and future Forest Service and BLM planning efforts that will directly impact OHV access to roads and trails in the Carson City and Reno areas, I am proud to announce our efforts to help educate and involve our customers in helping keep trails open. As part of our program, CMS will be including a full BRC membership with the purchase of any new motorcycle.”
RENO, Nev. – SCORE International desert racing officials announced today that cancer treatment for Oscar Ramos Jassen, the prominent Mexican attorney from Tijuana who has served as SCORE international liaison for over 20 years, is going extremely well and the prognosis remains extremely optimistic. Diagnosed with Esophageal cancer in late April, Ramos is receiving testing and aggressive treatment at the Instituto Nacional de Cancerologia in Mexico City.
“We are receiving nothing but positive input regarding Oscar’s current condition which is great news for all of us in his SCORE family,” said Roger Norman, SCORE CEO/President. “Now that the initial shock has worn off we all continue to stand with Oscar and his family as they ferociously fight this courageous battle with our sincere thoughts and deepest prayers. While he will miss his first SCORE race in two decades next week, we are even more optimistic now that he will be rejoining us very soon out in the desert. As testament to his commitment to SCORE, through all of this, Oscar has continued to orchestrate numerous details from his hospital bed and even returned to Ensenada for a few meetings in preparation for next week’s race.”
ENSENADA, Mexico — Fully engaged and well aware of the challenge that awaits, Las Vegas’ Bryce Menzies and SoCal’s Ricky Brabec are full of confidence and enthusiasm as Menzies defends his overall race and SCORE Trophy Truck title and Brabec attempts to repeat as overall motorcycle winner at this week’s 47th annual Bud Light SCORE Baja 500 desert race. Round 3 of the five-race 2015 SCORE World Desert Championship is being held this week in Mexico’s Baja California Norte, starting and finishing in Ensenada, the seaside port on the Pacific Ocean, 85 miles south of San Diego.
It is an elapsed-time race with staggered starts as the green flag on Saturday drops first for the motorcycles and quads at 5:30 a.m. and approximately 10 a.m. for the cars, trucks and UTVs. While the fastest vehicles are expected to complete the brutally rugged 510.58-mile course in nearly 11 hours, all vehicles will have a 22-hour time limit to become an official finisher in the grueling race.
PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The Renewable Fuel Standard proposals announced today by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency would increase the risk of misfueling for motorcyclists and all-terrain-vehicle owners by forcing the widespread availability of higher-ethanol fuel blends, such as E15, the American Motorcyclist Association reports.
The EPA proposed setting the renewable fuel standard for 2014 at the levels that were actually produced and used, which totaled 15.93 billion gallons. But for 2015, the standard rises to 16.3 billion gallons. And for 2016, the total increases again, to 17.4 billion gallons.
RENO, Nev. — With nearly four-hundred thousand unique views of each edition, Issue No. 5 of the SCORE Journal, the new monthly on-line digital magazine of SCORE International and the five-race SCORE World Desert Championship, is now live on the SCORE website.
The new digital magazine, which includes numerous attached video segments, is a major element in the media expansion that 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.
“Unbelievable is an over-used expression but it truly describes the progress, reach and impact of our new SCORE Journal digital magazine and the SCORE on-line video series,” commented Jim Ryan, SCORE Marketing and Sales Director. “SCORE is at the forefront a new frontier in the digital age of media integration and Issue No. 5 reflects our consuming commitment to reaching out to embrace the world-wide fan base of SCORE International.”
LINEUP — ISSUE NO. 5
Digging deeper into the foundation of SCORE desert racing, Issue No. 5 of the SCORE Journal includes a preview on the upcoming 47th annual Bud Light SCORE Baja 500 to be held next week in Ensenada, Mexico, a recap of April’s Inaugural Bud Light SCORE Baja Sur 500 from Cabo San Lucas to Loreto, SCORE news flashes, update on the growth of the SCORE racer Contingency program and the off-road marketplace. The Bud Light SCORE Baja 500 coverage includes the race course map, presented by BFGoodrich Tires, with an interactive Google Earth overview.
Snowshoe, W. Va. – The USA ISDE Trophy Teams are excited to present the second annual golf tournament team fundraiser at Snowshoe Mountain Resort’s Raven Golf Club on Friday, June 19. This unique golf tournament will assist in the team’s efforts to represent USA at the 2015 running of the International Six Days Enduro (ISDE) in Kosice, Slovakia on Sept. 7-12.
The golf tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. on Friday morning, and will run until approximately 3:30 p.m. Participants will get to play 18 holes of golf on a championship-caliber golf course, ranked the No. 2 public golf course in the state of West Virginia by GolfWeek Magazine. Many of the USA Trophy riders will be participating in this event, which provides a unique opportunity to spend time with some of the most talented off-road racers in the world.
RENO, Nev., USA — Mexico’s young gun Eduardo Laguna who came from behind to capture the Overall and SCORE Trophy Truck victory in the history-making Inaugural Bud Light SCORE Baja Sur 500 desert race will be spotlighted during Sunday’s premier telecast of the race on the CBS Sports Network. The debut of the one-hour special will air on the CBS Sports Spectacular show at 9 p.m. (ET) on Sunday, followed by multiple repeat airings.
Announcers for the CBS Sports Network telecast of the Bud Light SCORE Baja Sur 500 are SCORE racers Cameron Steele and Ricky Johnson.
From show producers BCII TV, a video preview of the telecast is below:
RENO, Nev., USA — Las Vegas’ Rob MacCachren and Tim Herbst along with Robby Gordon of Charlotte, N.C., three of the all-time winningest racers in desert racing history are leading a field of 30 vehicles currently entered in the SCORE Trophy Truck class in next week’s 47th Bud Light SCORE Baja 500. Between the three drivers they have won 34 individual races and eight season championships in the featured SCORE racing division for high-tech, 850-horsepower unlimited production trucks.
Round 3 of the 2015 SCORE World Desert Championship will be held next week in Mexico’s Baja California Norte, starting and finishing in Ensenada, the seaside port on the Pacific Ocean, 85 miles south of San Diego.
PICKERINGTON, Ohio — AMA Pro Dirt Track Grand National Champion Jared Mees will serve as this year’s honoree at the 2015 AMA Dirt Track Grand Championship, July 6-10, at the Du Quoin State Fairgrounds in Du Quoin, Ill.