Leeds, Al – RPM Sports is pleased to announce it has come to an agreement with Davi Millsaps to come on board as a partner of the Motocross League of America. This agreement will also include Davi’s own event, The Davi Millsaps Spring Classic Championship that will be held at the Motocross League’s home Facility Mill Creek MX in February between the two Atlanta Supercross Rounds.
IRVINE, Cal. – Factory Beta and Stillwell Performance-backed Cody Webb took a decisive win tonight in Salt Lake City’s inaugural AMA GEICO EnduroCross event. The win was Webb’s second after taking the first round victory in Las Vegas and puts him and his Beta two-stroke 300 into the points lead.
The race fans in attendance at the Energy Solutions Arena saw a night go almost perfectly for GEICO-supported Webb. He took the holeshot and win in his Heat Race and put down the fastest Hot Lap for gate pick during the night program (both earning him a bonus championship point and essentially tying the points going into the main event).
Feld Motor Sports announced today that GoPro, Inc. has signed on as the official camera and technical supplier of the 2014 Monster Energy Cup. GoPro will offer all competitors the option to use cameras to capture their laps for review at the Monster Energy Cup at Sam Boyd Stadium on October 18.
New to this year’s race, GoPro will provide race fans and television audiences with the most immersive perspective possible by capturing the rider’s viewpoint for broadcast with GoPro Track Previews during the live telecast on FOX Sports 2, in addition to the next-day air on FOX Sports 1 (Oct 19), and the network debut on FOX (Oct 25).
“We are excited to have GoPro back as a sponsor of the Monster Energy Cup this year,” said Todd Jendro, vice president of two wheel operations, Feld Motor Sports. “GoPro is helping us change the game on the way we view and interact with the Television Broadcast and live event with their technical advancements. Millions of viewers will get an incredible track perspective onboard and through the lens of the new GoPro Hero 4 camera.”
IRVINE, Cal. – It might as well be a three-way tie as the GEICO/AMA EnduroCross Series head’s to Salt Lake City this weekend for the first time. Utah race fans couldn’t ask for more on the line. Energy Solutions Arena will be alive with high-intensity racing action when point’s co-leaders Colton Haaker and Taddy Blazusiak (tied at 117 points) take on Cody Webb (116 points) and the rest of the EnduroCross Expert racers on Saturday, October 11th.
POMONA, Calif. – The 2014 Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo powered by General Tire drew more than 67,000 fans to Pomona on October 4 and 5, up more than three percent over last year. Fans braved the Southern California heat to check out the hottest collection of off-road vehicles, products and accessories. From Red Bull motocross trials to hands-on off-road ride and drives, the annual event showcased 325 exhibitors, seven interactive demos and more than 10 acres of hands-on off-road fun, at Fairplex.
“The weekend was packed with off-road enthusiasts from all over the country and we are thrilled with the increased fan and exhibitor turnout this year,” said Off-Road Expo Marketing Manager Jessica Kirchner. “Both attendees and exhibitors were extremely pleased with this year’s event and we’re all looking forward to next year’s expo, set to take place October 3 and 4, 2015.”
Pomona, Calif.—Held amidst the festive atmosphere of the popular Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo at the expansive SCORE Baja 1000 exhibit, official early entries from 25 U.S. States and 12 countries were included the drawing for start positions in various classes for the upcoming 47th Anniversary of the legendary Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 desert race.
For this year’s granddaddy of all desert races, which will be held Nov. 11-15, Saturday’s drawing for the mammoth finale of the 2014 SCORE World Desert Championship was held in the unique SCORE Baja 1000 exhibit at this weekend’s Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo at the Fairplex in Pomona, Calif.
RENO, Nev. — Pre-race activities for next month’s legendary Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 officially launch this weekend at the special SCORE Baja 1000 exhibit at the Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo. SCORE’s enhanced area in Building 5 at the Fairplex in Pomona, Calif. on Saturday and Sunday will include a live start draw for the majority of the classes in this year’s race and the unveiling of this year’s official course map for the granddaddy of all desert races. The Off-Road Expo is a public exposition that will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday.
SCORE’s enhanced area in Building 5 at the Off-Road Expo 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. SCORE Baja racing legends will also be on hand to enhance the race fan experience.
Over 250 entries, from 25 countries and 40 U.S. States are expected to compete in this year’s 47th annual Tecate SCORE Baja 1000. SCORE is celebrating its 41st year as the world’s foremost desert racing organization in 2014. This year’s race, to be held Nov. 11-15, will be a peninsula run of nearly 1,200 miles down Mexico’s majestic Baja California peninsula, starting in Ensenada, Baja California and finishing in La Paz, Baja California Sur.
SCORE BAJA 1000 DRAWING/MAP UNVEILING
In addition to showcasing current SCORE desert racing vehicles, drivers and sponsors, the official Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 course map for the race will also be unveiled by SCORE officials on Saturday at 3 p.m. (PT) along with the annual class starting positions draw for all classes except SCORE Trophy Truck and Class 1. SCORE Trophy Truck and the unlimited Class 1 will have special qualifying for the race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in early November.
SCORE LEGENDS MEET & GREET
Crowd favorite autograph sessions will also be taking place both Saturday and Sunday from noon to 2 p.m. (PT) with many of the stars of the sport, both past and present who have built their legacy in the Tecate SCORE Baja 1000. Among the SCORE Baja legends scheduled to be part of the autograph sessions/photo ops on both Saturday and Sunday are current SCORE owner, SCORE Baja 1000 overall race winner Roger Norman, former SCORE owner Sal Fish, Ivan ‘Ironman’ Stewart, B.J. Baldwin, Rob MacCachren, Gus Vildosola Jr., Steven Eugenio, Colton Udall, Robby Bell, Jonathan Brenthel, Jordan Brenthel, Justin Davis, Justin Lofton, Matt Parks, Ricky Brabec, Nick Hamm, Jessie Williamson, Brian Shaleen and Robert Acer. SCORE expects some other ‘surprise’ SCORE Baja racing legends as well for the two autograph sessions.
SCORE VEHICLE DISPLAY
While many SCORE race vehicles will be spread out at the Off-Road Expo in various sponsor exhibits, scheduled to be part of the SCORE Baja 1000 exhibit the No. 7 Galindo Motor Sports SCORE Trophy Truck (driven by Steven Eugenio), the Brenthel Racing Class 6100 truck (Jonathan Brenthel/Jordan Brenthel, the Green Army Class 10 open wheel race car (Justin Davis), the Fusion Off-Road Trophy Truck Spec vehicle (Brian Shaleen), the JaggedX Polaris UTV (Matt Parks), the No. 4x THR Motorsports Kawasaki open motorcycle (Ricky Brabec/Robby Bell), the Warrior Built Honda sportsman motorcycle (Nick Hamm/Jessie Williamson). This special feature will also celebrate SCORE’s heritage with the legendary BFGoodrich Tires Blazer that took Frank “Scoop” Vessels to a class victory in the 1980 Tecate SCORE Baja 1000.
SCORE MONSTER ENERGY CINEMA
Additional highlight 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. Monster Energy hostesses will be on hand throughout the weekend welcoming guests to the SCORE Baja 1000 exhibit.
MORE EXPO INFO
The 2014 Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo is the greatest collection of off-road companies, parts, equipment, gear, and experts assembled in America. From off-road racing to rock crawling, trail riding to sand sports, motorcycles to ATV’s and camping to adventure travel, the event provides the unique opportunity to meet and talk with the most knowledgeable people in the off-road industry.
With a full weekend of excitement, other event features include over 300 industry-specific vendors, the Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Demo at the MAV TV Proving Grounds, Rubicon Trail – Off Road Vehicle Ride Along, KYMCO ATV/UTV ride and drive, DragonFire Racing ride along, the Miss Off-Road Expo Contest and live music all weekend at the Bud Light Stage. For more info on the Expo, visit www.offexpo.com.
POMONA, Calif. – The 2014 Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo powered by General Tire brings 10 acres of everything off-road to Fairplex, in Pomona this Saturday, October 4 through Sunday, October 5. This year’s expo will feature the hottest off-road vehicles, products and accessories, as well as action-packed Red Bull Motocross trials, off-road racing demos, Rubicon Trail off-road ride alongs, ATV and UTV test drives, an RC demo track, autograph signings, bikini contests and more! With more than 300 aftermarket performance vendors and more than 60,000 enthusiasts, Fairplex will burst with a 10-acre off-road party October 4 through October 5.
In addition to the line-up of customized trucks, Jeeps, UTVs, ATVs, side-by-sides, dirt bikes, sand rails and rock crawlers, the expo will come to life with exciting features and entertainment including:
RENO, Nev. — SCORE International® announced today, as part of its ongoing global media expansion, that it has signed an agreement with ESPN to broadcast all six (6) of its 2014 U.S. one-hour television programs, featuring the entire 2014 SCORE World Desert Championship® race series, throughout Latin America, the Caribbean, Australia and New Zealand. This will deliver all of the action of SCORE International’s 2014 season, including the legendary SCORE Baja 1000, to its passionate fan base in Mexico, Central and South America on the world’s premier sports entertainment entity.
“We are thrilled to be licensing our television programming to ESPN throughout Latin America” said Roger Norman, owner of SCORE International. “SCORE International and its sponsors have invested significant resources this year to create world-class television programming of our race events for broadcast across the U.S. Now, we’ll be able to further expand our media capabilities to share this incredible content with some of our most passionate fans – in Mexico, throughout Latin America and around the world.”
Agua Dolce, Calif.: As the off-road world prepares for this weekend’s annual gathering at the 2014 Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo Powered By General Tire, NORRA (National Off Road Racing Association) today announced new event formatting and tire sizes for next year’s General Tire NORRA Mexican 1000.