SCORE MEDIA CONTACT: Dominic Clark, firstname.lastname@example.org
November 12, 2015
El Centro, Calif.
Coverage of multiple classes part of Round 4 of five-race SCORE World Desert Championship,
the 288.3-mile race featured Pro and Sportsman cars, trucks, UTVs, motorcycles and quads;
airing at 9 p.m. (ET) on Sunday; promo video of one-hour show available at
SCORE Imperial Valley 250 TV show trailer
RENO, Nev., USA— Mexico’s popular Gus Vildosola Jr, of Mexicali, who won the battle of attrition to capture the overall and SCORE Trophy Truck victory at the Rigid Industries SCORE Imperial Valley 250, presented by the city of El Centro, Calif., will be spotlighted during Sunday’s premier telecast of the race on the CBS Sports Network. The debut of the one-hour special will air on the CBS Sports Spectacular show at 9 p.m. (ET) on Sunday, followed multiple additional scheduled airings of the popular programming.
Round four of the five-race 2015 SCORE World Desert Championship started and finished in the Coyne Powersports Motorplex near Plaster City, Calif., 80 miles east of San Diego. The race featured classes for cars, trucks, UTVS, motorcycles and quads. They came from 17 U.S. States and four countries and endured temperatures that approached 110 degrees Fahrenheit.
From award-winning show producers BCII TV, a video preview of the telecast is available at
SCORE Imperial Valley 250 TV show trailer
Announcer for the CBS Sports Network telecast of the Rigid Industries SCORE Imperial Valley 250 is SCORE racer Ricky Johnson.
Mexico’s Vildosola Jr started first, overcame racing maladies and in the end benefitted from some racing good fortune on a blistering desert race course to capture the Overall and SCORE Trophy Truck victory.
In earning his second overall race win of the year and his fifth career win in the marquee SCORE Trophy Truck division, Vildosola Jr covered a three-lap race over a grueling and scorching desert course of approximately 96.1-miles for a total race distance of 288.3 miles in five hours, 10 minutes and 17 seconds with an average speed of 55.75 miles per hour in his No. 21 Method Wheels Mexicana Logistics Ford Raptor. He defeated a field of 85 starters, including 12 in the featured SCORE Trophy Truck class for high-tech, 850-horsepower unlimited production trucks.
With their impressive class wins in the Rigid Industries SCORE Imperial Valley 250, remaining undefeated after their fourth win in the 2015 SCORE World Desert Championship were Larry Connor, Miamisburg, Ohio (Trophy Truck Spec, Chevy Silverado) and Chad Broughton, Scotts Valley, Calif. (Class 3000, BajaLite-Chevy).
M/Cs & QUADS
Jano Montoya, Winter Garden, Fla./Shane Esposito, Lake Elsinore, Calif., teamed up to capture the overall motorcycle and Class 40 (riders over 40 years old) victory in a penalty-free run.
The team of Javier Robles Jr, Guadalupe Victoria, Mexico/Josh Row, El Cajon, Calif./Roberto Villalobos, Tijuana, Mexico in another penalty-free run. Robles Jr, rider of record for the team, used his one excused absence to earn the team victory while Row and Villalobos split the riding time in this race.
CBS SPORTS NETWORK COVERAGE
All races in the 2015 SCORE World Desert Championship series, along with the special SEMA SCORE Baja 1000 Experience and qualifying for the Bud Light SCORE Baja 1000 from Las Vegas Motor Speedway are once again airing in the USA and Canada on the CBS Sports Network. New for 2015, in addition to SCORE Trophy Truck coverage, the shows also feature top action and highlights from many other classes of trucks, cars, UTVs, motorcycles and quads – making sure that the most exciting footage and most compelling stories are now part of each race event broadcast.
Capping off the 2015 broadcast season, the Bud Light SCORE Baja 1000 broadcast on CBS Sports Network will be expanded to a full two-hour program – providing the most expansive television coverage of the “Main Event” of all desert races ever, allowing all the major class action to be showcased around the globe to the SCORE International fan base.
2015 CBS Sports Network Original Broadcast Schedule (subject to change, check local listings)
· Rigid Industries SCORE Imperial Valley 250 presented by the City of El Centro (first telecast-Sunday, November 15, 9 p.m. ET; key repeat broadcast-Sunday, November 29, 9 p.m. ET)
· Bud Light SCORE Baja 1000 Qualifying @SEMA SCORE Baja 1000 Experience (first telecast-Sunday, December 20, 9 p.m. ET)
· Bud Light SCORE Baja 1000 (two-hour special) (first telecast-Sunday, December 27, 9 p.m. ET)
· Bud Light SCORE San Felipe 250 (first telecasts-Tuesday, March 17, 7 p.m. ET & 11 p.m. ET)
· Bud Light SCORE Baja Sur 500 (first telecast-Sunday, May 31, 9 p.m. ET; key repeat broadcast-Sunday, June 7, 9 p.m. ET)
· Bud Light SCORE Baja 500 (first telecast-Sunday, July 26, 9 p.m. ET; key repeat broadcast-Sunday, August 2, 9 p.m. ET)
CBS Sports Network is available across the country through local cable, video and telco providers and via satellite on DirecTV Channel 221 and Dish Network Channel 158. For more information, including a full programming schedule and how to get CBS Sports Network, go to www.cbssportsnetwork.com.
The five-race 2016 SCORE World Desert Championship will include five special events and for the first time all five will be in Baja California, Mexico. Here is the complete 2016 SCORE World Desert Championship schedule:
· 30th Bud Light SCORE San Felipe 250, Feb. 25-28, San Felipe, Mexico
· 2nd Bud Light SCORE Baja Sur 500, April 14-17, La Paz, Mexico
· 48th Bud Light SCORE Baja 500, June 1-5, Ensenada Mexico
· Inaugural Bud Light SCORE Desert Challenge, presented by Rosarito Beach, Sept. 14-18, Rosarito Beach, Mexico
· 49th Bud Light SCORE Baja 1000, Nov.16-20, Ensenada, Mexico
Issue No. 9 of the SCORE Journal, the highly-popular new monthly on-line digital magazine of SCORE International and the five-race SCORE World Desert Championship, is live on the SCORE website at www.SCORE-International.com and is available through SCORE social media channels as well as a direct link at http://scorejournal.digital.
The new digital magazine, which includes numerous linked video segments, is a major element in the media expansion that SCORE is implementing for 2015 which includes its most aggressive national and international television packages, four new online video series, each with 26 episodes and a new consumer based SCORE website.
SCORE corporate offices are located in Reno, Nev..
Official Sponsors: Bud Light-Official Beer/Official Race Sponsor, Monster Energy-Official Energy Drink, BFGoodrich Tires-Official Tire, Rigid Industries LED Lighting-Official Lights, King Shocks-Official Shock Absorber, Polaris-Official UTV, Vision Wheel – Official Wheel, Axial R/C-Official R/C Vehicle, CBS Sports Network-Official Television Partner, Coca-Cola-Official Soft Drink, Coyne Powersports-Official Powersports Supplier,Wide Open Excursions- Official Arrive and Drive Company, Crystal Bay Casino-Official Casino.
Associate Sponsors: All Road Satellite, Symons Ambulance Company, Aero Calafia, Tessco.
Additional SCORE Partners: Proturismo Ensenada, Visit Baja California Sur, Baja California Secretary of Tourism, Baja California Sur State Government, Mexicali Ayuntamineto, COTUCO Mexicali/San Felipe, Cruz Roja Mexicana, Corporate Helicopters, Instant Mexico Auto Insurance, GoPro, PCI Race Radios, McKenzie’s Performance Products, Advanced Color Graphics.
For more information, visit the official website of the SCORE World Desert Championship at www.SCORE-International.com.