baja-1000-logo-2013-SCORE-11-4-13SAN DIEGO — As pre-running the rugged 883-mile race course from Ensenada across the Baja California peninsula and back to Ensenada continues this week at an accelerated pace with just over two weeks before the green flag drops, the growing starting grid for the upcoming 46th Annual Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 already includes 87 racers who have combined for 288 class wins in the granddaddy of all desert races.

This year’s legendary desert classic, the final event of the 2013 SCORE Desert Series, will be held Nov. 13-17 in Mexico on a brutally-rugged 883.00-mile SCORE signature desert race course.

SCORE-Logo-12-20-11SAN DIEGO — Reviewing the tremendous success of the massive SCORE exhibit at last weekend’s Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo, tonight’s Dirt Live HD internet show at 7 p.m. (PT) will feature highlights and special interviews from the popular trade show held at the Fairplex in Pomona, Calif. Airing in High Definition on www.score-international.com, the show is airing for the from its home at the SCORE International tech shop in El Cajon, Calif., just east of San Diego.

Roger Norman’s Dirt Live one-hour show is broadcast live weekly and the show is anchored around Norman’s two desert racing series, the SCORE Desert Series and the High Desert Racing Association as well as the new bonus points championship purse program he has developed called the World Championship of Desert Racing. All live events, this will be the 38th weekly Dirt LiveHD episode to air. Replays of previous Dirt LiveHD shows are kept in an electronic library on the dirtlive.com website.

THUMB-Baja-1000-Expo-10-5 1Today at Off-Road Expo in Pomona, Calif., along with the drawing for starting positions for the race, SCORE International released the map for the 2013 Baja 1000. SCORE’s Roger Norman announced that the course would be at least 50 miles longer than any other loop race in the past, as it will approximately be 900 miles long.

Although Trophy Trucks and Class 1 will compete for qualifying positions, they were still drawing for qualifying spots today at Off-Road Expo, while the other classes would are drawing for positions currently. The pro motorcycle classes will also qualify at this year’s race, and they will be starting at 11 p.m. the night before the the four-wheeled field leaves the line in Ensenada the next morning. Norman noted they expected the course to take about 17 hours to complete with an average time of approximately 52 mph.

SCORE-Logo-12-20-11SAN DIEGO — Taking a timeout from their regular work behind the cameras of their long-running, award-winning reality TV show ‘COPS’, SoCal’s John Langley and his sons Morgan and Zak Langley will be shining in the SCORE spotlight during Tuesday’s Dirt LiveHD at 7 p.m. (PT) during the increasingly-popular internet show. Airing in High Definition on www.score-international.com, the show will air from its broadcast home at the SCORE International tech shop in El Cajon, Calif., just east of San Diego.

John Langley, 70, of Santa Monica, Calif., and his sons Morgan and Zak lead the COPS Racing Team that features the No. 50 Ford F-150 SCORE Trophy Truck, the No. 111 Chevy-powered Racer unlimited Class 1 open-wheel race vehicle and the No. 1011 SCORE Class 10 Racer-Honda.

Off-Road-Expo-Logo-10-2-12POMONA, Calif. – Celebrating all that is off-road, 2013 Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo powered by General Tire will host the Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 Desert Race official live race drawing for starting positions. On Saturday, October 5, at 3 p.m., the crowds will flock to the expansive SCOREville exhibit in the Pomona Fairplex Building 5, to hear the live announcements and be among the first to see the official race course map.

Set to take place Wednesday, November 13, to Sunday, November 17, 2013, this legendary Baja off-road race will cover much of Mexico’s Majestic Baja California Norte region of the peninsula with a loop course that will start and finish in Ensenada, Baja California. More than 300 entries of cars, trucks, motorcycles and ATV’s will fill 40 pro and seven sportsman classes.

Off-Road-Expo-Logo-10-2-12POMONA, Calif. – The 2013 Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo powered by General Tire will invade the Pomona Fairplex Saturday, October 5 through Sunday, October 6, with everything off-road including new vehicles, thousands of parts and accessories, Toyota off-road test drives, racing demos from the King of the Hammers and Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series and more. This year’s expo features more than 350 of the industry’s leading manufacturers, dealers and distributors, showcasing all the latest off-road toys, technologies, parts, gear and accessories.

Off-road manufacturer representatives will be on-site to demonstrate and educate attendees on all the latest vehicles and accessories. In addition to the line-up of trucks, Jeeps, UTVs, ATVs, side-by-sides, dirt bikes, sand rails, rock crawlers, parts and accessories on display, the expo will come to life with exciting features and entertainment including:

SCORE-Logo-12-20-11SAN DIEGO — Next month’s Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo and the Granddaddy of all desert races have joined forces to again present “SCOREville” – an exciting expansive exhibit Oct. 5-6 in Building 5 at the Fairplex in Pomona, Calif., dedicated to saluting the legends of SCORE Baja racing in honor of the 46th Anniversary of the legendary Tecate SCORE Baja 1000.

In addition to static displays of vintage and current desert racing vehicles along with autograph sessions with many of the stars of the sport, both past and present, a live drawing for starting positions for the Nov. 13–17 Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 desert race will be held at the Off-Road Expo on Saturday, Oct. 5 starting at 3pm.

The official course map for the race will also be unveiled on Oct. 5 by SCORE CEO/President Roger Norman to begin the drawing event.

On both Saturday, Oct. 5 and Sunday, Oct. 6, autograph sessions will be held from noon to 2 p.m. at SCOREville with many of the top SCORE desert racers from today and yesterday.

SCORE-Logo-12-20-11SAN DIEGO — Rapidly improving SCORE Trophy Truck racer Jason Voss and veteran fabricator Craig Stewart will enjoy Tuesday’s Dirt LiveHD SCORE spotlight shining on them as the featured guests at 7 p.m. (PT) on the increasingly-popular internet show. Airing in High Definition on www.score-international.com, the show will air from its broadcast home at the SCORE International tech shop in El Cajon, Calif., just east of San Diego.

Voss, 26, Cupertino, Calif., drives the No. 35 Voss Motorsports Ford F-150 SCORE Trophy Truck while Stewart, son of the legendary desert racer Ivan Stewart, owns and operates Stewart’s Raceworks in Santee, Calif.

Radar-Tires-Mike-Johnson-8-16-13Bronson Motorsports owner/driver Mike Johnson reflects on his inaugural season with sponsor Radar Tires in both the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series (LOORRS) and SCORE International (SCORE).  Johnson recaps his season and sets goals for the remainder of the year.

Johnson competes in LOORRS behind the wheel of the No. 31 Bronson Motorsports Toyota Tacoma sponsored by Radar Tires. Johnson also serves as co-driver of the No.1031 Radar Tires Racing Buggy in SCORE.

So far this season, Bronson Motorsports, Radar Tires and Johnson have won two off road events.  In January, Johnson and co-driver Mike Majesky were the overall winners at the Mojave Off-Road Racing Enthusiasts (M.O.R.E.) New Years 200 race in Barstow, California, and the Class 10 winners of the 45th Annual SCORE International Baja 500 in Ensenada, Mexico.   Johnson, Radar Tires and Bronson Motorsports lead the SCORE International Class 10 points race, following the San Felipe 250 podium finish and Baja 500 win.  The team will compete in the 46th Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 in November.  In LOORRS, Johnson’s best finish was ninth place at Las Vegas Motors Speedway.

SCORE-Logo-12-20-11SAN DIEGO — Following a month of broadcasts from Reno, Nev., Tuesday’s Dirt LiveHD internet show at 7 p.m. (PT) will spotlight the legendary Ivan “Ironman” Stewart, SCORE Baja race champion Doug Fortin and a Monster Energy highlights video produced by Tempt Media of San Diego.

After the 2nd annual Eldorado HDRA Reno 500, Round 3 of the four-race 2013 HDRA Series Tuesday’s show will feature a multi-time SCORE Baja race champion who has turned into a TV commentator, SCORE Baja overall race winner Doug Fortin who now owns the Fortin Transaxles aftermarket company as well as the unique video of Monster Energy racers at the recent HDRA race in Reno.