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Gustavo Vildosola is one of nine racers to complete every mile of every SCORE race during the 2015 season.

RENO, Nev., USA — After 2,303.81 dusty and grueling desert racing miles, nine of the world’s best desert racers have survived the challenge of the five-race 2015 SCORE World Desert Championship to earn coveted 2015 Red Kap SCORE Milestone Awards. The nine racers, competing in six different classes in the series for cars, trucks, UTVs, motorcycles and quads, earned their prestigious honors by finishing every required mile in the World’s Foremost Desert Racing Series.

Carlos Apdaly Lopez crossed the finish physically in the first position, but penalties looked to have cost him the victory.

Carlos Apdaly Lopez crossed the finish physically in the first position, but penalties looked to have cost him the victory. Photo: GETSOMEphoto.com

SCORE addressed the penalties of the overall first Trophy Truck finisher at the 48th Bud Light SCORE Baja 1000 desert race, as Mexico’s Carlos Apdaly Lopez received time penalties from SCORE race officials Saturday morning for two course violations. The penalties cost Lopez the overall and SCORE Trophy Truck race victory.

SCORE-Logo-12-5-11RENO, Nev. — With pre-running on the rugged race course scheduled to open Friday, official entries from 23 U.S. States and 14 countries were included the drawing for start positions in various classes for next month’s 48th Anniversary of the iconic Bud Light SCORE Baja 1000 desert race, the season finale of the five-race 2015 SCORE World Desert Championship.

Over 200 entries, from 30 U.S. States and 25 countries competing in Pro and Sportsman classes for cars, trucks, UTVs, motorcycles and quads are expected to take the green flag on Friday, Nov. 20 for this year’s 48th annual Bud Light SCORE Baja 1000. The granddaddy of all desert races will be held in Baja California Norte on Mexico’s majestic Baja California peninsula, starting and finishing in the seaside port of Ensenada, 65 miles south of the U.S. Border at San Diego.

SCORE-Logo-12-5-11RENO, Nev. — As entries continue to arrive from all across the United States and from around the world, the drawing for starting positions will be held on Wednesday for next month’s 48th annual Bud Light SCORE Baja 1000 desert race, the final round of the five-race 2015 SCORE World Desert Championship.

Nearly 200 entries, from 25 countries and 30 U.S. States competing in Pro and Sportsman classes for cars, trucks, UTVs, motorcycles and quads are expected to take the green flag on Friday, Nov. 20 for this year’s 48th annual Bud Light SCORE Baja 1000, the granddaddy of all desert races, will be held in Baja California Norte on Mexico’s majestic Baja California peninsula.

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Gustavo Vildosola is still in the hunt for a 2015 SCORE Milestone award heading into the Baja 1000. Photo: GETSOMEphoto.com

RENO, Nev. — Following the fourth of five races in the 2015 SCORE World Desert Championship, 10 of SCORE’s toughest drivers remain in the hunt to earn 2015 SCORE Milestone Awards. Last month’s Rigid Industries SCORE Imperial Valley 250 was run on a rugged 288.3-mile course near Plaster City, Calif. on Sept. 26.

SCORE-Logo-12-5-11RENO, Nev. — SCORE International announced today its official five-race schedule for the 2016 SCORE World Desert Championship featuring all five races in Baja California, Mexico for the first time in the storied history of the internationally-televised desert racing series. The announcement was made at the SCORE Baja 1000 exhibit at the Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo being held through Sunday at the Fairplex in Pomona, Calif.

The biggest change for the 2016 race season will be the new Bud Light SCORE Desert Challenge, presented by Rosarito Beach, in September. Being held in Rosarito, classes will be split into groups, each class will run the race split into equal parts run on two days with racing on Friday night, Saturday morning and evening and Sunday morning on Sept. 16-18.

SCORE-imperial-valley-250-logo-8-10-15RENO, Nev., USA — Led by undefeated racers in veteran Larry Connor is SCORE Trophy Truck and in stunning young gun Chad Broughton in Class 3000, a total of 22 racers with 35 combined class wins in 2015 are part of the field for this Saturday’s internationally-televised Rigid Industries SCORE Imperial Valley 250, presented by the City of El Centro.

Returning to SoCal for the third time in two years, Round 4 of the five-race 2015 SCORE World Desert Championship will be held just west of El Centro, Calif. and approximately 100 miles east of San Diego. Pro and Sportsman classes for cars, trucks, UTVs, motorcycles and quads will all be racing in the event. Nearly 100 entries have come from 15 U.S. States along with Mexico, Austria, Germany and Italy.

As the only two racers who have won all three SCORE races this season in their respective classes, Connor, 65, of Miamisburg, Ohio, races in Trophy Truck Spec for unlimited trucks with stock, sealed V-8 engines while Broughton, 20 of Scotts Valley, Calif., is unbeaten in Class 3000 for unlimited mini-trucks with spec Ecotec engines. The daring duo will be favored to capture their fourth consecutive 2015 class wins, this time in a three-lap race over a grueling desert course of approximately 96.2-miles for a total race distance of approximately 288.6 miles.

SCORE-Logo-12-5-11RENO, Nev., USA — Continuing its awesome ascent as a significant, superlative dynamic digital force with hundreds of thousands of unique viewers of each edition, Issue No. 7 of the SCORE Journal, the new monthly on-line digital magazine of SCORE International and the five-race SCORE World Desert Championship, is now live on the SCORE website at www.SCORE-International.com and is available through SCORE social media channels as well as a direct link at http://scorejournal.digital.

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RENO, Nev. — Earning his stripes in a most prolific way, Mexico’s marvelous 20-year old Carlos ‘Apdaly’ Lopez, the obvious leader of the honorary SCORE Dirty Dozen young gun racers, drives the No. 5 RPM Racing Chevy Rally Truck and has quickly climbed to the top of the 2015 SCORE World Desert Championship.

Following second, fourth and first-place finishes, Lopez, a second generation desert racer, leads the SCORE Trophy Truck season point standings as well as the SCORE overall season point standings after Round 3 of the five-race 2015 SCORE World Desert Championship.

SCORE-Logo-12-5-11RENO, Nev. — With nearly four-hundred thousand unique views of each edition, Issue No. 5 of the SCORE Journal, the new monthly on-line digital magazine of SCORE International and the five-race SCORE World Desert Championship, is now live on the SCORE website.

The new digital magazine, which includes numerous attached video segments, is a major element in the media expansion that SCORE is implementing for 2015 which includes its most aggressive national and international television packages, four new online video series, each with 26 episodes and a new consumer based SCORE website.

CLIMBING HIGHER
“Unbelievable is an over-used expression but it truly describes the progress, reach and impact of our new SCORE Journal digital magazine and the SCORE on-line video series,” commented Jim Ryan, SCORE Marketing and Sales Director. “SCORE is at the forefront a new frontier in the digital age of media integration and Issue No. 5 reflects our consuming commitment to reaching out to embrace the world-wide fan base of SCORE International.”

LINEUP — ISSUE NO. 5
Digging deeper into the foundation of SCORE desert racing, Issue No. 5 of the SCORE Journal includes a preview on the upcoming 47th annual Bud Light SCORE Baja 500 to be held next week in Ensenada, Mexico, a recap of April’s Inaugural Bud Light SCORE Baja Sur 500 from Cabo San Lucas to Loreto, SCORE news flashes, update on the growth of the SCORE racer Contingency program and the off-road marketplace.  The Bud Light SCORE Baja 500 coverage includes the race course map, presented by BFGoodrich Tires, with an interactive Google Earth overview.