ESCONDIDO, CA – The SCORE Desert Challenge off-road race was held this past weekend in Plaster City, CA and Team All German Motorsports put the pedal to the metal and kicked up dust with the best of the best in the SCORE trophy truck class.
Starting off the line in 6th place, driver Armin Schwarz and navigator Bryan Lyttle battled fierce weather conditions on Saturday where the dust and wind literally had them racing blind. In addition to the weather conditions, this race which was a “short course” format, which required a different race strategy. Armin and Bryan decided to play it smart rather than just drop the hammer and hold on. This strategy proved to be a good choice as track conditions worsened as the race progressed. Armin and Bryan drove at a steady pace, where their consistency allowed them to hold their position and finish in the top five with a fifth place finish. Driver Armin Schwarz later commented “The poor visibility and changing terrain on a short course made this a challenging race. Thanks to the performance of our BF Goodrich Tires, Fox Racing Shocks and the excellent vehicle prep done by our team, made this top five finish a great achievement.”