SCORE Journal Issue 11 - 2016

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SCORE BAJA 1000 QUALIFYING PRESENTED BY BFGOODRICH TIRES H elped by a huge assist from short-course racing champion co- driver Kyle LeDuc, Riviera Racing's Mark Post emerged with the fastest time to earn the number one starting position in the SCORE Trophy Truck division for the 49th SCORE Baja 1000 race. Held during the 2016 SEMA Show, the SCORE Baja 1000 Qualifying, presented by BFGoodrich Tires, was held Tuesday November 1st at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The capacity crowd at the LVMS Off-Road Track, witnessed 32 SCORE Trophy Truck and Trophy Truck Spec vehicles compete on the .7-mile off road course that was specially FLYING TO FINISH FIRST TROPHY TRUCK AND TROPHY TRUCK SPEC VEHICLES BATTLE FOR STARTING POSITION AT THE SCORE BAJA 1000 QUALIFYING PRESENTED BY BFGOODRICH TIRES. KYLE LEDUC HAD THE FASTEST TIME IN THE SCORE TROPHY TRUCK DIVISION, TO WIN THE FIRST POSITION FOR THE #3 MARK POST TROPHY TRUCK TEAM. By SCORE Journal Staff Photos by Get Some Photo built for SCORE International. After a night of high-flying and dirt kicking action, Kyle LeDuc, driving in Mark Post's number 3 Riviera Racing Ford F-150, blistered through three laps of the course to record a top qualifying time of 3:5.62, with an average speed of 40.73 miles per hour in the SCORE Trophy Truck division. Within the Trophy Truck Spec division, champion sports car racer Javier Quiros of Costa Rica recorded a qualifying time of 3:19.82 (37.83 miles per hour) in the number 244 Toyota Tacoma built by Herbst-Smith Racing, of Huntington Beach, California. LeDuc, of Temecula, California, is part of a three-driver team for this year's SCORE Baja 1000. He's teamed up with Mark Post and Ed Herbst both of Las Vegas, and who are also Multi Race winners and Champions. Post and Herbst are two of the winningest drivers in the 23- year history of the marquee SCORE Trophy Truck division, with Ed Herbst earning 11 career SCORE Trophy Truck race wins and four season point championships, while 018 SCORE JOURNAL

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