SCORE Journal Issue 4-2015

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BUD LIGHT SCORE BAJA 500 PREVIEW PREPARATIONS UNDERWAY FOR THE 47TH 2015 BUD LIGHT SCORE BAJA 500 One of desert racing's premiere and most popular events, the Bud Light SCORE Baja 500 is scheduled for June 4th through the 7th in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico. This is the Round 3 of the five-race SCORE World Desert Championship and marks the 47th year of the SCORE Baja 500. BRYCE MENZIES FINISHED FIRST LAST YEAR AT THE SCORE BAJA 500 AND WILL BE A CONTENDER TO REPEAT HIS VICTORY AT THIS YEAR'S RACE. Last year, a total of 232 vehicles started the race and battled through the 446.9 mile course. Bryce Menzies in the Red Bull Menzies Ford F-150, won the race in the marquee SCORE Trophy Truck division. Ricky Brabec won the Pro Open Motorcycle class in the THR Motorsports Monster Energy Kawasaki. He shared riding duties with David Pearson and Max Eddy, who combined to average 49.81 mph. The Bud Light SCORE Baja 500 is one of SCORE's most popular events that began in 1969 by NORRA. Mexican government officials asked SCORE International to take over the event in 1974, and it has been run and operated by SCORE for 41 years. Chassis and pre-tech inspections will take place on Wednesday June 3rd, with qualifying on Thursday June 4th. Contingency will take place Friday June 5th on Boulevard Costero in Ensenada, with the Monster Energy SCORE Papas & Beer Street Party at 7pm that evening. The race start takes place on Saturday June 6th with the Pro Motorcycles, Pro Quads, Sportsman Motorcycles and Sportsman Quads starting at 5:30am. SCORE Trophy Trucks and all other classes will start at approximately 10:am. Official results will be posted Sunday June 7th with the awards celebration taking place at noon at the Outdoor Amphitheater at the Riviera del Pacifico Cultural Center. For more information on the 47th Bud Light SCORE Baja 500, is available on the SCORE website, The next issue of SCORE Journal will also have the official race program within the publication with additional information, articles and course map of the event. SJ 010 SCORE JOURNAL

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