SCORE Journal Issue 1- 2016

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flag here, but none are more notable than the McMillin family of San Diego, California. A three- generation family race team, seven of the family members have one or more class wins in this race, and four have overall victories on their resume. The family patriarch, the late Corky McMillin (who passed away in 2005), and his son Scott, won back-to-back overall titles in 1983 and 1984 in a Porsche- powered Chenowth open-wheel desert race car. Scott McMillin won the overall again in 2005 with his son Andy. Additional class wins in this race have been Corky's other son Mark McMillin, Mark's sons Daniel McMillin and Luke McMillin, and Scott's daughter Jessica McMillin. The SCORE San Felipe 250 has also been the spot for some of SCORE's historical firsts. Juan C. Ibarra became the first Mexican national to win a SCORE Trophy Truck race when he won his class in 1998 while finishing second overall to the Class 1 team of Mark Post/Jerry Whelchel. Second generation Mexican desert racer Gus Vildosola Jr of Mexicali has five class wins in this race including a record-tying three straight overall and SCORE Trophy Truck wins. Vildosola Jr, with help from his father Gus Vildosola in 2013, tied the record in 2015 of three straight overall wins set by Las Vegas racing brothers Ed Herbst and Tim Herbst who won three straight in 1999, 2000 and 2001. Two other drivers have earned three overall car and truck wins in San Felipe but not three straight repeats. One is Las Vegas' Brian Collins, who won his first in 1990 in Class 1 while splitting driving time with SCORE Baja motorcycle racing legend Jack Johnson, also of Las Vegas. Collins also captured two straight victories in SCORE Trophy Truck in 2008 and 2009. The other three-timer in overall SCORE San Felipe 250 victories is Las Vegas' Rob MacCachren, who actually has eight class wins in San Felipe, all in the featured SCORE Trophy Truck division. MacCachren's first was in 2007 when his split the driving with Mark Post and his most recent overalls in San Felipe were in 2011 and 2012. Although these racers have had great history at the SCORE San Felipe 250, the all-time leader in class wins at this race, is motorcycle age-group racer Jim O'Neal who has competed in 29 previous races, winning his class a record 15 times. Second 047 SCORE JOURNAL

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