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SCORE Journal - March 2018

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Ivan Stewart And Sal Fish selected as 2018 Grand Marshals For golden anniversary of 50th BFGoodrich Tires SCORE Baja 500 Seems definitely fitting for a golden celebration of a major desert race that launched the World’s Foremost Desert Racing Organization, that the Grand Marshals for the 50th BFGoodrich Tires SCORE Baja 500 would be a racer who won his class a record 17 times, and the former CEO/Owner of SCORE who helped give the race its legendary status. Ivan ‘Ironman’ Stewart has gladly accepted the invitation to be the Co-Grand Marshal of the race that earned him the most admired nickname in all of desert racing. Sal Fish, is the desert racing promoter who owned and ran SCORE International for 38 years and will be the Co-Grand Marshal with Stewart. Both Grand Marshals will play an active part of the celebration of the popular early summer race when it is held this year from May 30-June 3 in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico as Round 2 of the internationally-televised four-race 2018 SCORE World Desert Championship. Both men are Off-Road Hall of Fame Inductees and have contributed to off-road motorsports and SCORE International’s history over the years. More information on events and their participation during the 50th BFGoodrich Tires SCORE Baja 500 will be available on the website. SCORE signs multi-year contract with VP Racing Fuels As Official Fuel of SCORE World Desert Championship Adding to its ever-growing sponsor family, SCORE International announced a multi-year agreement with VP Racing Fuels that designates VP Racing Fuel as the Official Fuel of the World’s Foremost Desert Racing Organization. “SCORE is especially enthusiastic about this spectacular opportunity for the SCORE World Desert Championship and our SCORE racers,” said Jim Ryan, SCORE Sales and Marketing Director. “VP Racing Fuels is a world leader in its industry in addition to their multi-year association with SCORE. We are honored to have them as a member of our SCORE family of sponsors. Offering high-quality products and great customer service, VP will be offering specials to our racers that will be added incentive to use their race proven products.” VP Racing Fuels was founded by former racer Steve Burns in 1974 in Texas, and is now recognized as a world leader in race fuel technology, with a catalog of more than 70 fuel blends and a growing roster of VP-fueled champions across the entire spectrum of motorsports. “VP Racing Fuels is excited to be partnering with SCORE International as the Official Fuel of the SCORE World Desert Championship,” said Bruce Hendel, Vice President, North American Sales for Race Fuel and Consumer Products. “At VP, we have a track record of fueling champions in all forms of motorsports. VP Racing Fuels is trusted by many of the top engine builders in off-road racing. We are looking forward to our increased level of support of SCORE and its racers.” From a single location in San Antonio, Texas, VP has grown to four company owned and operated racing fuel distribution points in Texas, Indiana, Georgia and Delaware, as well as a regional sales office in southern California. More information regarding the company is available online at Polaris RZR Becomes The Official UTV of SCORE World Desert Championship SCORE International announced a new multi-year agreement with Polaris Industries that designates Polaris RZR as the Official UTV of the World’s Foremost Desert Racing Organization. In the new extended agreement, Polaris will also provide SCORE with a number of Polaris RZR UTVs to use at its four races as well as being utilized on the course-marking expeditions for the four rugged SCORE Baja race routes. “Polaris is a worldwide leader in the UTV industry and SCORE is extremely pleased to be able to welcome them back to our core sponsor group as the Official UTV of SCORE and the SCORE World Desert Championship for the next few years,” said Jim Ryan, SCORE Sales and Marketing Director. “The Polaris RZR vehicles are strong, durable and dependable on the functionality side of SCORE and the Polaris race vehicles are always contenders for race victories in the SCORE World Desert Championship. We look forward to working together with Polaris to help expand the marketing reach of SCORE even further to our worldwide audience.” Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) is a global powersports leader that has been fueling the passion of riders, workers and outdoor enthusiasts for more than 60 years. With annual 2017 sales of $5.4 billion, Polaris’ innovative, high-quality product line-up includes the RANGER®, RZR® and Polaris GENERAL™ side-by-side off-road vehicles; the Sportsman® and Polaris ACE® all-terrain off-road vehicles; Indian Motorcycle® midsize and heavyweight motorcycles; Slingshot® moto-roadsters; and Polaris RMK®, INDY®, Switchback® and RUSH® snowmobiles. Polaris enhances the riding experience with parts, garments and accessories, along with a growing aftermarket portfolio, including Transamerican Auto Parts. Proudly headquartered in Minnesota, Polaris serves more than 100 countries across the globe. Visit for more information.

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