SCORE Journal Issue 9 - 2016

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SCORE MEETS WITH ROSARITO BEACH OFFICIALS On September 1st, SCORE met with officials from Rosarito Beach to announce the details of the Rosarito Beach 20th SCORE Desert Challenge. Held on the beach in front of the famous Pappas & Beer restaurant, the Secretary of Tourism Oscar Escobedo Carnigan, along with the president of COTUCO Manuel Perez Padres, and the Rosarito Beach Mayor Silvano Abacca, thanked SCORE president Roger Norman, Marco Arturo Durazo, SCORE's representative in Mexico, and SCORE Marketing Director Jim Ryan for their efforts in bringing the race to Rosarito Beach. "This event is extraordinary because the race generates revenue for the city and the state," said Escobedo. "It also gives us the opportunity to show the world the beautiful beaches of Rosarito." The Rosarito Beach officials also pointed out that it will continue its commitment to building the museum of Off-Road, to reassure that Baja California as the leader in the off-road racing world. According to Rosarito officials, the museum will recognize the technological advances in off- road racing and the experience from competitors. In addition, the museum will celebrate the half-century of SCORE's upcoming 50-years of racing and incorporate a hall-of-fame to recognize all of the winners of the Baja 1000 during that time. Rosarito Beach officials also announced that added security measures will take place during the Rosarito Beach 20th SCORE Desert Challenge Race. They also indicated that extra support from the Red Cross will be present, and urged locals to stay at least 20-meters away from the race course for the safety of the racers and spectators. Local residents were also urged to report spectators who are not in compliance with the safety rules, and that they can help contribute to a safe event. BONNIER CORPORATION ACQUIRES SAND SPORTS SUPER SHOW The popular Sand Sports Super Show was recently acquired by the Bonnier Corporation. The Bonnier Corporation is the company that owns and operates the Off-Road Expo. According to Bonnier, the acquisition of the Sand Sports Super Show is strategic for the company's growth into events and furthers their commitment to the off-road, UTV/ATV, truck, jeep and motorsports segments. The company also plans to have an Off-Road Expo event in Arizona I 2017 which will be a blend of the Sand Sports Super Show and the Off-Road Expo for this region of the country. For more information, visit DESERT CHALLENGE "20th" 07 SCORE JOURNAL

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