hdra-logo-7-10-13RENO, Nev. — Extending their World Championship point lead even further, desert racing veterans Tim Herbst of Las Vegas and Larry Roeseler, El Centro, Calif., powered by the young guns of the sport to capture the overall and Trophy Truck victory at the 2nd Annual Eldorado HDRA Reno 500 at the Tahoe Reno Motorplex, 19 miles east of downtown Reno, Nev.

With the 405-mile race run as five laps over a rock-strewn 81-mile loop, Roeseler drove the first three laps and Tim Herbst the last two as together they completed the race in nine hours, 25 minutes and 10 seconds, averaging 43.0 miles per hour in the No. 19 Monster Energy Terrible Herbst Motorsports Ford F-150.

SCORE-Logo-12-20-11SAN DIEGO — Following three weeks of broadcasts from Reno, Nev., Tuesday’s Dirt LiveHD internet show at 7 p.m. (PT) will spotlight Los Angeles Laker Executive Vice-President Johnny Buss along with Minnesota desert racer Peter Hajas.

After last weekend’s 2nd annual Eldorado HDRA Reno 500, Round 3 of the four-race 2013 HDRA Series Tuesday’s show will feature Hajas, who won Class 10 in addition to this year’s inaugural Dakar Challenge 2013. Lakers’ Buss, whose family owns the NBA’s Lakers, won the Sportsman Baja Challenge class last weekend in the Reno race held at the Tahoe Reno Motorplex.

hdra-logo-7-10-13RENO, Nev.—Not letting a seriously broken index finger on his left hand slow him down, Las Vegas’ B.J. Baldwin topped the field during Thursday’s qualifying for Saturday’s 2nd Annual Eldorado HDRA Reno 500.  Round 3 of the four-race 2013 HDRA Desert Series will start at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Tahoe Reno Motorplex, 19 miles east of downtown Reno, Nev. at exit 32 (USA Parkway exit) of Interstate-80.

Using the 4.3-mile infield section of the brutally rugged 81.0-mile loop desert race course for qualifying, Baldwin, who is the reigning SCORE Trophy Truck season point champion in the SCORE Desert Series, blasted through the serpentine qualifying loop with a fast time of four minutes, 29.60 seconds at an average speed of 57.55 miles per hour in his No. 97 Monster Energy Baldwin Motorsports Chevy Silverado Trophy Truck.

hdra-logo-7-10-13RENO, Nev. — Tuesday night’s live drawing for starting positions at the Eldorado Hotel Casino in downtown Reno, Nev., has set the stage for Saturday’s 2nd annual Eldorado HDRA Reno 500, Round 3 of the four-race 2013 HDRA Desert Series. After a week of practice on the course and the festivities on Virginia Street, 0n Saturday it’s down to serious business as a twinbill is slated for the Tahoe Reno Motorplex, located 20 minutes east of downtown Reno at exit 32 (USA Parkway exit) on Interstate-80 as Round 3 of the 2013 HDRA Desert Series and Round eight of the AMA National Hare and Hound motorcycle series will run simultaneously.

BFGoodrich-6-1-11Greenville, SC – Over a two weekend stretch, drivers on BFGoodrich Tires® claimed 12 wins in Pro Class short course off road racing. With seven wins and 22 podiums, BFGoodrich Tires took the weekend at Rounds 4-6 of the Traxxas TORC Series at Bark River, Mich. A week later, drivers on the tires claimed five more wins and 10 podium spots at Rounds 7 and 8 of the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series at Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah.

Team BFGoodrich members Rob MacCachren and Bryce Menzies were joined by Ricky Johnson, Mark Jenkins, Luke Johnson, and Sheldon Creed claiming wins in their respective classes over the past two weeks.

SCORE-Logo-12-20-11RENO, Nev.—On the short list of everyone’s all-time best desert racers would certainly be the venerable Rod Hall and the legendary racer from Reno will be the featured guest during this week’s airing of Roger Norman’s Dirt LiveHD weekly Internet broadcast Tuesday at 7 p.m. Pacific Time Airing in High Definition on www.score-international.com, the show has moved to Reno, Nev., to air its next three shows before returning to its broadcast home at the SCORE International tech shop in San Diego starting Tuesday, July 16.

The sports all-time ambassador of goodwill, the legendary Hall, 73, is the only driver who has raced in all 45 Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 desert races where he holds the all-time race record with 22 class wins, including last year’s Mexican peninsula run from Ensenada, Baja California to La Paz, Baja California Sur.

Hall, who has been the lead driver for factory desert racing teams from Dodge and Hummer in his career, he has also been a special instructor for BFGoodrich Tires, and is currently also the chairman of the Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame that is located in the famed Harrah’s National Automobile Museum in downtown Reno.

TJ-Flores-Baja-500-6-11-13Last-minute decision making is something that most off-road racers have to be skilled at, but making a last minute call to race the #80 McMurrough Racing Unlimited Truck, was an easy decision for TJ to make. Coming fresh off their Silver State 300 win, the truck was ready to go for another round of racing.

The SNORE KC HiLites 250 took place this past Saturday night in Jean, NV. Running part of the Mint 400 course, this course made for a great desert race. With massive rocks, deep rolling whoops, and limited visibility due to dust and the race occurring at night, drivers were put to the test and over half of the entries were forced out.

The #80 Unlimited Truck was first off the line and the first to light up the 53mile course. A flawless first lap brought TJ and Stephanie back to the main pit in just 58 minutes where they would do a quick co-rider change and top off fuel. Just 5 miles into their second lap the #80 Unlimited Truck started to catch the slower classes. Patience was key to passing in the night, not wanting to go off course or hit any fellow racers, TJ picked his way through the field and laid down an even faster lap of 57minutes.

Baja500LogoFinalENSENADA, Mexico — Southern California’s amazing Larry Roeseler, the all-time winningest active racer in all of desert racing, enters this week’s 45th Annual Tecate SCORE Baja 500 with 16 class wins, including 11 overall victories in this race. Roeseler will pace nearly expected entries, including 93 racers who have combined for 203 class wins in this popular summer classic.

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The second-oldest desert race in the world, Round 2 of the three-race 2013 SCORE Desert Series, will feature nearly 300 entries, competing in 40 Pro and 7 Sportsman classes for cars, trucks, motorcycles and ATVs. The event is being held Thursday through Sunday in Mexico’s Baja California Norte, starting and finishing in Ensenada, the seaside port on the Pacific Ocean, 80 miles south of San Diego.

Rocky-Point-ADRA-2013-5-8-13GILBERT, AZ: Thunder on the Beach Shootout Desert Race in Rocky Point Mexico was an excellent 140-mile course for spectators and racers alike. “We really appreciate everyone that came over the border to enjoy one of my favorite areas in Mexico,” said Tim Jones, President of the Arizona Desert Racing Association. “We had some excellent racing on a fun track, so we are calling it another successful weekend for ADRA. I’m not saying there were a ton of racers, we would really like to see the car counts increase, but we also understand that it takes time to show everyone that we are here to provide an affordable loop style of desert racing in Arizona and of course Rocky Point.”

The Arizona Desert Racing Association weekend started out on Friday with a 20 mile poker run where racers got to pre-run the course in a fun atmosphere and locals got to participate in the action as well. With 48 vehicles on the course, the winner of the Poker Run was Ryan McCoskey who took home $240 or 2820 Pesos!

BITD-silver-state-5-6-13Minneapolis, May 6, 2013–After a win at the last Best in the Desert Race, The Mint 400, Holz Coastal Racing’s Scott Kiger and Mark Holz in their No. 1934 RZR XP 900 would line up for the Canidae Tap It Silver State 300 with hopes to make it two in a row and their second Silver State 300 win. When the dust settled, they would not disappoint.

With Cognito Powersports and their RZR XP 4 900 getting the nod to start first, the teams would have to work hard through the typical high-speed, dusty conditions to overtake the leader. Coastal Racing would start right after Brandon Schueler’s Jagged X No. 1919 RZR XP 4 900 setting up a speed dual to take over the lead. With Kiger driving the morning half, he would pass Schueler and all but one of the remaining cars that started in front of him, Cognito. Holz would take over for the second half of the race and suffer a couple flats moving him back to third, and putting the No. 1919 in second behind Cognito. With Cognito sitting with a 7-minute lead and Jagged X and Coastal running neck-and-neck, Cognito would suffer a clutch failure ending their reign and setting up an exciting finish between Jagged X and Coastal Racing. In the last miles of the race, Holz in the Coastal car would make his move finish first with Schueler in the No. 1919 finishing second.