Off-road Selfie 2
There’s a few simple rules when it comes to desert racing: 1. Don’t stand on or too close to the course, and 2. don’t ever turn your back on a race vehicle. In an effort to brag to friends and family that he is in fact at the SCORE San Felipe 250, watching the baddest off-road racers on the planet battle it out, this guy shows exactly what not to do as a race fan. Kids, don’t try this at home!

Damen Jefferies
The SCORE San Felipe 250 is not the longest race on the SCORE calendar, but the whoop sections near the fishing village make it one of the toughest. Although a mechanical problem stole any chance of a victory, the video shows Damen Jefferies on the gas through in the 13 Banjo Trophy Truck at the SCORE San Felipe 250.

Charging whoops
It’s often said that the greatest challenge in Baja is not other racers but the course itself.  That is definitely true of the San Felipe 250 course, which is littered with countless huge off-road whoop sections.  Check out this racetruck taking them on at speed!

Rob MacCachren, Photo by Art Eugenio, GETSOMEphoto.com

Rob MacCachren, Photo by Art Eugenio, GETSOMEphoto.com

Rob MacCachren appears to be picking up where he left off last year, as the 2016 SCORE Baja 1000 winner was fastest in qualifying for this weekend’s SCORE San Felipe 250. MacCachren is a three-time winner of the race.

SCORE-San-Felipe-250-2-7-2017ENSENADA, Mexico – As the number of entries continue to escalate reflecting the lasting popularity of the event, 11 defending class winners will be looking to repeat in next week’s season-opening 31st annual SCORE San Felipe 250 desert race in Baja California, Mexico.

Entries to date from 25 U.S. States, host Mexico, Australia, Austria, Canada, Egypt, Germany and Guatemala are preparing for the popular season-opener of the four-race internationally-televised 2017 SCORE World Desert Championship. The event will be held next Wednesday to Sunday in San Felipe, the quaint fishing village on the Sea of Cortez, 125 miles south of the U.S. Border at Calexico, Calif.

SCORE-San-Felipe-250-2-7-2017ENSENADA, Mexico – While qualifying will be held on race week for three of the top 4-wheel vehicle classes, international rally racer Franciso Arredondo drew the first motorcycle starting position Thursday for this month’s 31st annual SCORE San Felipe 250 desert race in Baja California, Mexico.

Early entries from 24 U.S. States, host Mexico, Australia, Austria, Canada, Germany and Guatemala are preparing for the popular season-opener of the four-race internationally-televised 2017 SCORE World Desert Championship. The event will be held March 29-April 2 in San Felipe, the quaint fishing village on the Sea of Cortez, 125 miles south of the U.S. Border at Calexico, Calif.

SCORE-San-Felipe-250-2-7-2017ENSENADA, Mexico – Celebrating another decade of excellence, seeing if one of three racers can win the overall title for the fourth time as well as starting and finishing for the first time on the Malecon in the heart of town are just three of the story lines awaiting racers from around the world as racer registration has opened for the 31st Annual SCORE San Felipe 250 in Baja California, Mexico.

The season-opening event of the four-race internationally-televised 2017 SCORE World Desert Championship will be held March 29-April 2 in San Felipe, the quaint fishing village on the Sea of Cortez, 125 miles south of the U.S. Border at Calexico, Calif.

The year of 2017 also marks the 50th anniversary celebration of the legendary season-ending SCORE Baja 1000, the iconic Granddaddy of all Desert Races to be held in mid-November. The SCORE Baja 1000 is the longest continuously held desert race in the world.

SCORE-San-Felipe-2016-Logo-1-26-16RENO, NEV., USA – Preparing to launch the five-race SCORE World Desert Championship, to be held for the first time in the storied history of SCORE all on Mexico’s Baja California peninsula, Chris Miller received the first overall starting position Thursday and Kevin Murphy received the first motorcycle starting position in the drawing held Thursday for this month’s season-opening 30th Annual SCORE San Felipe 250.

The internationally-televised race will be held Feb. 24-28 in San Felipe, the picturesque fishing village on the tranquil Sea of Cortez, 125 miles south of the U.S. Border at Calexico, Calif.

Miller, of Santee, Calif., drives in the marquee SCORE Trophy Truck division for high-tech, 850-horsepower, unlimited production trucks while Murphy rides in the Pro Motorcycle Unlimited class.

SCORE-San-Felipe-2016-Logo-1-26-16RENO, NEV., USA – Celebrating another decade of excellence, seeing if a celebrated Mexican racer can win four straight years as well as starting and finishing for the first time on the Malecon in the heart of town are just three of the story lines awaiting racers from around the world who will start official pre-running next week for the 30th Annual SCORE San Felipe 250 in Baja California, Mexico.

The season-opening event of the five-race internationally-televised 2016 SCORE World Desert Championship will be held Feb. 24-28 in San Felipe, the quaint fishing village on the Sea of Cortez, 125 miles south of the U.S. Border at Calexico, Calif.

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SAN FELIPE, Mexico
— Looking to add to his record-setting class win total, SoCal’s veteran age-group motorcycle racer Jim O’Neal will lead 52 racers who have combined for 133 class wins among over 150 racers expected to start Saturday’s 29th Bud Light SCORE San Felipe 250 desert race.  O’Neal, 68, the noted apparel manufacturer from Simi Valley, Calif., will be an additional rider in Class 30 in the season-opener of the internationally-televised five-race 2015 SCORE World Desert Championship.