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April 25, 2017 (Agua Dulce, Calif.):
Day 2 of the NORRA Mexican 1000 had both the bikes and the cars running south along the coast all the way to El Huerfanito before turning southwest towards highway one at Chapala. They run a transit stage down the highway until El Crucerito and the Mag 7 pit. The shared course then heads farther west in the dirt until it makes a split. The bikes continue southwest until they reach the Pacific coast. From there they head south until another splash of fuel in the Mag 7 pit on the highway. With still more miles to go, they make their way to the finish in Guerrero Negro. The day 2 total mileage for bikes was 270.80 miles.

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Day 1 of racing kicked off at the 50th anniversary of the NORRA Mexican 1000. Today’s course that travelled from Ensenada to San Felipe had a little bit of everything. Even before the bikes and cars left the line there was an incredible atmosphere. Watching every type and year of vehicle approach the line was a treat for anyone who loves offroad racing. So many unique vehicles compete in the Mexican 1000. Interesting bikes included the sidecar entry of Chris Kemp with monkey Joe Delucie, and the couple riding double again this year, Kevin and Michelle Busch.

SCORE-Baja-500-Logo-2017ENSENADA, Baja California, Mexico — Entries from all across the United States and around the world are expected as online registration has opened for the upcoming internationally-televised 49th annual SCORE Baja 500. Round 2 of the four-race 2017 SCORE World Desert Championship will be held May 31-June 4 in Mexico’s Baja California Norte, starting and finishing in Ensenada, the seaside port on the Pacific Ocean, 80 miles south of San Diego.

Most the world’s best desert racers will be in action at this year’s 49th anniversary of the SCORE Baja 500, the original desert race produced by SCORE on July 26, 1974.

SCORE-Baja-1000-50th-8-24-16ENSENADA, Baja California, Mexico — Hoping to showcase some of the rich legacy of the world’s oldest, longest and continuously held desert race, SCORE International has introduced two vintage car/truck racing classes for the Golden anniversary of the legendary SCORE Baja 1000.This year’s iconic event will be a point-to-point race Nov. 14-18, starting in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico and finishing in La Paz, Baja California Sur.

PCI-Race-Radios-Logo-4-6-16Agua Dulce, Calif.: Not only is P.C.I. Race Radios the official race radio of the 50th Anniversary NORRA Mexican 1000, but they are also big time participants. Scott Steinberger will be racing again this year; driving with Dave Sykes in the Fodge; an historic truck that is part Ford, and part Dodge. Sharlene Miscik will be Co-Driving with Luke Babb and George Peters on the 3 Donkey’s Racing Team entry, and Matt Banuelos and his friend Nick will be helping NORRA on their bikes as members of the sweep crew.   

Duane-Taylor-NOHVCC-4-15-2017GREAT FALLS, MT — The National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council (NOHVCC) today announced the appointment of Duane Taylor as its executive director, effective June 1. Taylor replaces Russ Ehnes, who is retiring from that position after nearly two decades.

“I am excited about this new opportunity,” said Taylor. “I have worked extensively with NOHVCC over the past 12 years while representing the powersports industry, and I have a great deal of passion for its mission. I am prepared to build on its successes, and continue its key initiatives, while working to expand its reach, scope and effectiveness.”

BFGoodrich-THUMB-Outstanding-Trails-New-4-1-15GREENVILLE, S.C. – BFGoodrich Tires builds tires for any adventure, including those that take drivers off their daily roadways. Through its Outstanding Trails program that promotes sustainable and responsible off-road driving, BFGoodrich Tires will once again award grants of $4,000 each to four qualified and passionate off-road clubs in North America. These clubs will use their grants to continue local efforts that preserve and protect their hometown trails.

In its 12th year, BFGoodrich once again offers Outstanding Trails in association with 4 Wheel Parts as presenting sponsor of this year’s program. 4 Wheel Parts will promote the program and provide a critical outreach extension to four-wheel-drive clubs across North America.

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With all of the recent buzz around HJC’s street helmets and graphics, HJC thought it was time to shift their R&D focus onto developing a new off road model, the FG-MX.

You may have seen the FG-MX flying through the air with FMX, Deft Family rider Nate Adams, or hitting Supercross whoops with Kyle Chisholm, Mike Alessi and Fredrik Noren.  Now it will be available at authorized HJC dealers near you.

Charging whoops
It’s often said that the greatest challenge in Baja is not other racers but the course itself.  That is definitely true of the San Felipe 250 course, which is littered with countless huge off-road whoop sections.  Check out this racetruck taking them on at speed!

Rob MacCachren, Photo by Art Eugenio, GETSOMEphoto.com

Rob MacCachren, Photo by Art Eugenio, GETSOMEphoto.com

SAN FELIPE, Baja California, Mexico – Returning after a one-year absence to a race he relishes so much, Las Vegas’ Rob MaCachren masterfully and methodically manipulated and succinctly stormed his way past the competition and through the relentless desert race course to the overall and SCORE Trophy Truck victory Saturday at the 31st annual SCORE San Felipe 250.