SCORE-Logo-12-5-11RENO, Nev. — This week’s massive SEMA SCORE Baja 1000 Experience at the Las Vegas Convention Center and tonight’s SCORE Baja 1000 qualifying, presented by BFGoodrich Tires, at Las Vegas Motor Speedway will both shine brightly in the SCORE spotlight today and tonight in a special edition of the weekly SCORE DirtLive HD Internet show. Both are a prelude to next week’s 47th annual Tecate SCORE Baja 1000.

The granddaddy of all desert races is the season finale of the five-race SCORE World Desert Championship. This year’s iconic adventure, next Tuesday through Saturday, will be a race of approximately 1,280 miles down Mexico’s majestic Baja California peninsula, starting in Ensenada, Baja California Norte and finishing in La Paz, Baja California Sur.

SCORE-Logo-12-20-11SAN DIEGO—SCORE Trophy Truck racer Steven Eugenio, SCORE Sportsman ATV racer Oscar Ruiz and Mexico’s star motorcycle desert racer Ivan Ramirez will all be showcased in the SCORE spotlight during tonight’s SCORE Dirt LiveHD internet show. Round 3 of the five-race 2014 SCORE World Desert Championship, the 46th Tecate SCORE Baja 500, will be held June 4-8 in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico.

Celebrating its 41st season in 2014 as the World’s Foremost Desert Racing Organization, SCORE races are being taped for airing in the United States and Canada as one-hour specials on the CBS Sports Network. Next up will be the first of a minimum of two broadcasts of the Inaugural SCORE Imperial Valley 250 scheduled to air on Sunday, June 15 at 6 p.m. PT. The race will also air internationally in over 100 countries through an international distributor.

SCORE-Imperial-Valley-Logo-3-24-14SCORE released an expanded entry list for the inaugural Imperial Valley 250 for this weekend. Below is a list of the entries so far.

SCORE also notes that on-site late registration will be held Thursday and Friday. Round 2 of the 2014 SCORE World Desert Championship series will be held in Plaster City, Calif., USA, 17 miles west of El Centro, Calif. off of I-8.

SCORE TROPHY TRUCK (Unlimited Production Trucks)
(By Thursday’s Qualifying Order)
1 B.J. Baldwin, Las Vegas, Chevy Silverado
6 Steve Sourapas/Brett Sourapas, Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., Ford F-150
72 Robert Acer, Wilmington, Del./Andrew Becerra, West Covina, Calif., Chevy Silverado

SCORE-Logo-12-20-11SAN DIEGO — Much sought-after desert racing navigator Kellon Walch and rookie Sportsman ATV racer Sain Yadala will be in the SCORE spotlight during Tuesday’s SCORE Dirt LiveHD internet show. Round 2 of the five-race 2014 SCORE World Desert Championship series will be the SCORE Imperial Valley 250, April 24-27 in Plaster City, Calif., 17 miles west of El Centro.

The upcoming race will be taped for airing in the United States and Canada as a one-hour special on the CBS Sports Network. The first of a minimum of two broadcasts of the race is scheduled to air on Sunday, June 15 at 9 p.m. EDT. Commentators for the national television show will be Cameron Steele and Chris Jacobs. The race will also air internationally to over 100 countries through an international distributor.

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– Can-Am Maverick 1000R X rs side-by-side Pro Marc Burnett won the San Felipe 250 and Can-Am Maverick MAX racer Derek Murray finished second to give Can-Am a 1-2 finish at the SCORE International opener In Mexico. Also, in Boyd, Texas, Hunter and Cody Miller recorded the UTV Expert and ATV Pro class victories, respectively, at the opening round of the Texas Off-Road Nationals.

SCORE-Logo-12-20-11SAN DIEGO — Third-generation SCORE Trophy Truck desert racing brothers Dan and Luke McMillin along with the new motorcycle team of Colton Udall and Mark Samuels will be under the SCORE spotlight tonight during the fourth episode of the 2014 SCORE Dirt LiveHD internet show season at 7 p.m. (PST).

Champion SCORE desert racers Dan McMillin, 26, of La Mesa, Calif. and Luke McMillin, 21, of El Cajon, Calif., and reigning SCORE Overall motorcycle champs Udall, 27, San Clemente, Calif., and Samuels, 24, Yucca Valley, Calif., will all be top racers in the approaching six-race SCORE World Desert Championship season.

SCORE-Logo-12-20-11SAN DIEGO — As a prelude to this weekend’s live coverage of the 2014 SCORE Awards Night, featured in the SCORE spotlight during Tuesday’s SCORE Dirt LiveHD internet show airing at 7 p.m. (PT) will be champion SCORE desert racers Joe Bacal, Elias Hanna and Matt Parks. The one-hour show will include candid interviews with the three racers who combined to win seven races during the three-race 2013 SCORE Desert Series.

Bacal races in the Stock Full class, Hanna in Class 7SX and Parks in the new Class 19.

Roger Norman’s Dirt LiveHD 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 47th weekly Dirt LiveHD episode to air. Replays of previous Dirt LiveHD shows are kept in an electronic library on the dirtlive.com website.

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Racing is well underway after the four-wheeled vehicles left the line this morning for the 46th Annual Tecate SCORE Baja 1000. We spoke to a number of the lead Trophy Truck and Class 1 teams this morning about the race and how they felt before leaving the line. Most of them all talked about the difficulty this rough course will present .

Tavo Vildosola, who hopes to earn another Baja 1000 win this year with his Farther Gustavo Sr., knows the importance of this year regardless of the team’s peformacne thus far in 2013.

SCORE-Logo-12-20-11POMONA, Calif. — Held amidst the festive atmosphere of the Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo at the expansive SCOREville exhibit, official early entries from 27 U.S. States and 11 countries were included the drawing for start positions and qualifying orders in various classes for the upcoming 46th Anniversary of the legendary Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 desert race.

For this year’s granddaddy of all desert races, which will be held Nov. 13, Saturday’s drawing for the mammoth finale of the 2012 SCORE Desert Series was held in the unique SCOREville exhibit at this weekend’s Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo at the Fairplex in Pomona, Calif.

The SCOREville exhibit in Building 5 at the Off-Road Expo is a salute to SCORE Baja Legends concludes from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday.

SCORE-Logo-12-20-11SAN DIEGO — Giving the legions of fans an even longer look at some of the greatest races in SCORE desert racing history, the historical vault has been opened wide for this week’s SCORE Throwback Thursday, one of Roger Norman’s new Internet creations, the presentation of another memorable race this week. Norman’s latest program showcases classic SCORE race footage primarily produced as television shows.

Starting tonight and running until Saturday morning prior to the start of the Dirt LiveHD live streaming from SCOREville at the Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo, airing at score-international.com is several SCORE Baja races, SCORE Laughlin races, SCORE Primm races and the SCORE Fireworks races from the late 1990s.

The footage and shows were produced by legendary videographer/producer Don Shoemaker with the original one-hour broadcasts airing on several networks during that era of SCORE desert racing.