Imperial Valley, CA – Alumi Craft racer Todd Winslow took the class 10 victory at the SCORE International Off-Road Racing Series, Imperial Valley 250 while finishing an amazing second place overall. According to Winslow, he had an uneventful day while beating all but the winning Trophy Truck to the finish line. Fellow Alumi Craft racer Jared Teague also stood on the podium; finishing third in class 10 and taking seventh place overall. While the Alumi Craft racers prospered, the brutal terrain and scorching heat took a toll on the rest of the field. The finishing rate of those who entered was an astonishingly low 31.76 percent.
RENO, Nev., USA — Moving from its Springtime date last year, the internationally-televised Rigid Industries SCORE Imperial Valley 250, presented by the City of El Centro, will be held next month as Round 4 of the five-race 2015 SCORE World Desert Championship. Returning to SoCal for the third time in two years, the race will be held Sept. 24-27 just west of El Centro, Calif. and approximately 100 miles east of San Diego.
Presented by the City of El Centro, the race will be held near Plaster City partially on 41,000 dedicated acres in an off-highway vehicle use area under the jurisdiction of the El Centro field office of the Bureau of Land Management. The area for the race is also located immediately west of the Naval Air Facility El Centro and is approximately 17 miles west of El Centro off of Interstate 8 (I-8).
RENO, Nev., USA — August 2 will see a very special ‘SCORE Sunday’ on the CBS Sports Network as all three of the opening rounds of the 2015 SCORE World Desert Championship will have repeat airings as one-hour specials on the same day as part of the CBS Sports Spectacular programming. Following the early morning showing of the first three races of the season, the recent Bud Light SCORE Baja 500 show will also have two additional repeat showings on Sunday late afternoon and in prime time in the evening.
All three races were held in Mexico and the repeat broadcasts on Sunday, running in a three-hour time block in chronological order will start at 6 a.m. ET with the 29th annual Bud Light SCORE San Felipe 250 followed by the Inaugural Bud Light SCORE Baja Sur 500 and finishing with the 47th annual Bud Light SCORE Baja 500. Round 1 was held in San Felipe, Baja California, Mexico in mid-January, Round 2 was held entirely in Baja California Sur, Mexico, starting in Cabo San Lucas and finishing in Loreto and Round 3 started and finished in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico.
RENO, Nev. — Following the third of five races in the 2015 SCORE World Desert Championship, 19 of SCORE’s toughest drivers remain in the hunt to earn 2015 SCORE Milestone Awards. Last month’s 47th Bud Light SCORE Baja 500 was run on a rugged 510.58-mile course in Baja California Norte, Mexico on June 6-7 that started and finished in Ensenada.
Leading the way in the chase for 2015 SCORE Milestone Awards are six superlative stallions in the featured SCORE Trophy Truck division, two each in Class 10 and in Class 19, one in Class 1 for unlimited open-wheel desert race cars and two in Class 40 (motorcycle riders over 40 years old).
RENO, Nev., USA — Mexico’s young gun Eduardo Laguna who came from behind to capture the Overall and SCORE Trophy Truck victory in the history-making Inaugural Bud Light SCORE Baja Sur 500 desert race will be spotlighted during Sunday’s premier telecast of the race on the CBS Sports Network. The debut of the one-hour special will air on the CBS Sports Spectacular show at 9 p.m. (ET) on Sunday, followed by multiple repeat airings.
Announcers for the CBS Sports Network telecast of the Bud Light SCORE Baja Sur 500 are SCORE racers Cameron Steele and Ricky Johnson.
From show producers BCII TV, a video preview of the telecast is below:
RENO, Nev., USA — As entries continue to come in from around the globe, veteran SoCal desert racing superstars Jim O’Neal and Larry Roeseler are relishing the opportunity to add to their legacies as two of the all-time winningest racers in the glorious history of next month’s Bud Light SCORE Baja 500 desert race. Round 3 of the 2015 SCORE World Desert Championship will be held June 4-7 in Mexico’s Baja California Norte, starting and finishing in Ensenada, the seaside port on the Pacific Ocean, 85 miles south of San Diego.
O’Neal, a champion age-group motorcycle racer and Roeseler, the world-renown champion racer on both motorcycles and in four-wheel vehicles, lead a group of 70 racers with a combined 193 class wins in the Bud Light SCORE Baja 500.
RENO, Nev. — Enjoying the blessings of a third consecutive season-opening victory at the Bud Light SCORE San Felipe 250 and a fifth place finish in the recent Bud Light SCORE Baja Sur 500, Mexico’s Gus Vildosola Jr remains at the top of the SCORE Trophy Truck season point standings as well as the SCORE overall season point standings after Round 2 of the five-race 2015 SCORE World Desert Championship.
Winning the 29th Bud Light SCORE San Felipe 250 and recording a fifth in the inaugural Bud Light SCORE Baja Sur 500 has helped Vildosola Jr keep the SCORE Overall season point lead as well as the top spot in the featured SCORE Trophy Truck division for high-tech, 850-horsepower, unlimited production trucks.
Vision Wheel has formed a partnership with SCORE International, the world-renowned sanctioning body for the internationally televised five-race SCORE World Desert Championship, it was announced by Todd Robinson, V.P. Operations for Vision Wheel.
“Vision Wheel is proud to become a prime partner with the premier off-road race sanctioning body and we want to position our brand as the leading off-road wheel company,” said Robinson.
The new online video series is a major part of the media expansion plans SCORE is implementing for 2015, which includes its most aggressive national and international television packages, the new SCORE Journal monthly online digital magazine and a new consumer based SCORE website.
FOUR NEW ONLINE VIDEO SERIES
Based on fan demand for more in-depth video coverage of the SCORE World Desert Championship series, SCORE has launched four (4) new short-form video series that began in mid-January. Each of these series features a new episode every other week, and are available for viewing across all of SCORE’s online platforms – the SCORE International website video viewer, the SCORE Facebook page and the SCORE YouTube channel plus editorial video links from the new SCORE Journal. From race highlights, to in-depth driver features, these highly produced series deliver the best of SCORE past, present and future to SCORE’s worldwide audience.
RENO, 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.