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.
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.
While they won’t be available to the public until next April, Timberland Tires are already receiving plenty of attention, thanks to a customized 2015 Jeep Wrangler JK Sport at Omni United’s booth at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show last week. Sporting a set of Timberland A/T 275/55 tires mounted on Black Rhino 20-inch wheels and the Timberland custom logo package, the Jeep underwent a $25,000 customization inside and out by Shoreline Motoring of Huntington Beach, Calif. Its rugged yet refined appearance reflects the active, outdoor lifestyle embodied by Timberland, and would look at home on a city street or on a dirt trail.
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.
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.
Monroe, Mich.– Available now at performance retailers nationwide, the new DynoMax® performance exhaust system for 2015 Ford F-150 3.5L V6/5.0L V8 trucks offers a combination of powerful performance and a smooth, deep tone. The new system improves horsepower by 16 and adds 19-ft. lbs. of torque.
MASSILLON, Ohio – A.R.E. Accessories, a leading truck cap and fiberglass tonneau cover manufacturer, has entered into a joint marketing partnership with LED light technology experts Rigid Industries(r). This arrangement will provide both companies with opportunities to offer new and innovative products to A.R.E.’s consumer and commercial truck cap and tonneau cover audiences. The first product offering is a Rigid E-Series LED Light Bar available as optional equipment on A.R.E. fiberglass MX Series truck caps, which are available for most current model year pickup trucks in all cab and bed configurations. The MX Series cap sports an aerodynamic raised roof design that provides extra headroom and storage capacity, and has a full walk-in door option for easy rear access. The light bar will be factory installed on new caps, and can also be easily retrofitted to any existing A.R.E. MX Series truck cap.
A.R.E. and Rigid’s partnership grew out of both companies working together on a number of notable project truck builds, including the most recent award-winning vehicle, a 2015 Ford F-150 Extreme Sport project truck, which received a Ford Project Excellence Award and a Mothers(r) Choice Award at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in November.