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Mason tops 2021 Manufacturer point champs for SCORE

SCORE MEDIA CONTACT: Dominic Clark, Dominic@score-international.com

January 2, 2021

Full 4-race season in Baja

Alumi Craft, Dougans, Polaris, Honda, Mason win Manufacturer
Point crowns in 2021 SCORE World Desert Championship

    ENSENADA, Baja California, Mexico—Battling through another tough year in the history of desert racing and on a larger scale the world, five prominent companies produced enough capable products to have earned SCORE Manufacturer season point titles for the pandemic-challenged four-race 2021 SCORE World Desert Championship.
SCORE was able to successfully produce all four of its regular races, all in Baja California, Mexico.
Emerging from the challenges of 2021, earning 2021 SCORE Manufacturer point championships were Alumi Craft, Dougans Racing Engines, Polaris Off-Road, American Honda motorcycles and Mason Motorsports, names all very prominent in the international world of desert racing.
SCORE ORIGINAL TRUCK CHASSIS MANUFACTURER OF THE YEAR
Manufacturer point titles won this year were led Mason Motorsports of Lake Elsinore, who have slowly burst onto the scene building all-wheel drive SCORE Trophy Trucks among many other classes of vehicles.
It was their first SCORE Original Truck Chassis Manufacturer of the Year award after a six-year run by Geiser Brothers since voting started in this category in 2015.
Founded in 2004 by brothers Neal and Robert Mason, Mason Motorsports is producing some amazing AWD trucks. Las Vegas’ Bryce Menzies won two individual races this year and Las Vegas’ Rob MacCachren drove with Luke McMillin to win the season-ending SCORE Baja 1000 peninsula run from Ensenada to La Paz in McMillin’s AWD Chevy Silverado all built by Mason Motorsports.
SCORE ENGINE BUILDER OF THE YEAR
Earning their fifth SCORE Engine Builder of the Year point championship in 2021, Dougans Racing Engines won the points in this award in this category for the fifth time in the last seven years.
Based in Riverside, Calif., Ray Field’s Dougans Racing Engines had their finest SCORE season ever, earning 399 total points to earn the 2021 Award. Field, who has been a part of Dougans since 1980, saw his racers finish on the podium in several races led by Bryce Menzies who won two races in SCORE Trophy Truck and Rolf Helland who won all four races in SCORE TT Legend to win the season point championship in his class.
SCORE UTV MANUFACTURER OF THE YEAR
In the seventh year decided by points, Polaris RZR Industries (Off-Road) won the 2021 SCORE UTV Manufacturer of the Year points for the seventh straight year.
Helping Polaris secure its 2021 Manufacturer point title was a pair of individual season class point champions in Kaden Wells (Pro UTV NA) and Mike Cafro (Pro UTV Stock). Kristen Matlock and Joe Bolton helped Polaris sweep the podium in the Pro UTV NA class to help Polaris secure its seventh consecutive manufacturer season point championship. Brandon Schueler/Cayden MacCachren were second in season points in Pro UTV FI and Josh Herzing and Wayne Matlock were second and third in the final Pro UTV Open class points.
SCORE MOTORCYCLE MANUFACTURER OF THE YEAR
American Honda won the SCORE Motorcyle Manufacturer of the Year point title for an unprecedented 28th time and first since 2017. Helping Honda win their latest point championship were individual class point champions Derek Ausserbauer (Pro Moto Unlimited), Christopher Gil (Pro Moto Limited) and Scott McIntosh (Pro Moto 60).
Honda swept the podium in Pro Moto Unlimited in the 2021 SCORE World Desert Championship with Shane Redline and Ana Rivas finishing second and third behind Ausserbauer.
SCORE ORIGINAL OPEN-WHEEL CHASSIS MANUFACTURER OF THE YEAR
Based in Santee, Calif., John Cooley’s Alumi Craft won the Open Wheel Chassis Manufacturer point championship for the third time, all in the last six years.  Founded in 2004, more and more Alumi Craft vehicles are appearing on the SCORE race entry lists.
In 2021, helping lead Alumi Craft to the season point crown were Ethan Hagle and Freddie Willert who finished first and second in Class 10 and Shelby Reid who finished second in points in the unlimited Class 1.
HOW THE POINTS WERE DETERMINED
SCORE calculates Manufacturer points on a modified version of the formula used for individual racers. For manufacturer points, podium finishers receive manufacturer points based on the number of starters within each class in the specific category.
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2022 SCHEDULE
Here are the dates for the four-race 2022 SCORE World Desert Championship which will be held exclusively in Baja California, Mexico for the seventh consecutive year:

  • 35th SCORE San Felipe 250—

March 29-April 3, San Felipe, Mexico

  • BFGoodrich Tires 54th SCORE Baja 500, presented by 4 Wheel Parts—

June 1-5, Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico

  • 3rd SCORE Baja 400—

September 13-18, Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico

  • BFGoodrich Tires 55th SCORE Baja 1000, presented by 4 Wheel Parts—

November 15-20, Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico
ESPN TV NETWORKS AGAIN IN 2021
For the third straight year, the 2021 SCORE World Desert Championship races are airing on the ESPN family of networks. The four-races will air as specials on the World of X Games program on ESPN2. The BFGoodrich Tires 54th SCORE Baja 1000, presented by 4 Wheel Parts, is scheduled to air on January 9, 2022. Check local listings for exact time.
ABC first covered the 1967 and 1968 Baja 1000 races on the old ABC Wide World of Sports show with Jim McKay and again in the late 1980s with veteran motorsports journalists Sam Posey and Jack Arute.
All of the SCORE race coverage shows also continue to air internationally in nearly 25 countries in Europe, Asia, Latin America and South America via syndication and ESPN International. The shows are co-produced by SCORE International and SoCal’s award-winning BCII TV.
SCORE SPONSORS…
Official SCORE Sponsors: BFGoodrich Tires-Official Tire and Race Title Sponsor, Monster Energy-Official Energy Drink, 4 Wheel Parts-Official Off-Road Retailer and Race Presenting Partner, Ford-Official Truck and SUV, King Shocks-Official Shock Absorber, Polaris RZR-Official UTV, RACELINE Wheels-Official Wheel, VP Racing Fuels-Official Fuel, Wide Open Excursions-Official Arrive and Drive Company, Crystal Bay Casino-Official Casino and PCI Race Radios.
SCORE Official Partners: The Satellite Phone Store, Instant Mexico Auto Insurance, Lucerna Hotel.
Additional SCORE Associate Partners: Baja California Secretary of Sustainable Economy and Tourism, XXIII Ensenada Municipal Government, Ensenada Hotel and Motel Association, Ensenada Tourism Marketing Committee and Cruz Roja Mexicana.
For more information regarding SCORE, visit the official website of the SCORE World Desert Championship at www.SCORE-International.com.

2021 SCORE World Desert Championship
Final Manufacturer Point Leaders

(following BFGoodrich Tires 54th SCORE Baja 1000, presented by 4 Wheel Parts,
Ensenada, Baja California to La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico—Nov. 14-20)

Engine Builder
1. Dougans Racing Engines         399
2. Kroyer Racing Engines            164
3. Chevy/GM                               136
Original Truck Chassis
1. Mason Motorsports                  295
2. TSCO                                      166
3. Geiser Brothers                        133
Original Open-Wheel Chassis
1. Alumi Craft                               276
2. Jimco                                      163
3. Alfa                                            61
UTV Manufacturer
1. Polaris Off-Road                      416
2. Can-Am                                   288
3. Honda                                        49
Motorcycle Manufacturer
1. Honda                                     320
2. Yamaha                                  200
3. KTM North America                   96

All-time SCORE Off-Roadsman Manufacturer Winners

SCORE ORIGINAL OPEN-WHEEL
CHASSIS MANUFACTURER

1974—Funco
1975—Hi-Jumper
1976—Chenowth
1977—Chenowth
1978—Chenowth
1979—Funco
1980—Funco
1981—Funco
1982—Raceco
1983—TIE-Chenowth & Raceco
1984—Raceco
1985—Raceco
1986—Raceco
1987—Raceco
1988—Chenowth
1989—Chenowth
1990—Chenowth
1991—Chenowth
1992—Jimco
1993—Mirage
1994—Chenowth
1995—Jimco
1996—Jimco
1997—Jimco
1998—Jimco
1999—Jimco
2000—Jimco
2001—Jimco
2002—Jimco
(By Points since 2003)
2003—Jimco
2004—Jimco
2005—Jimco
2006—Jimco
2007—Jimco
2008—Jimco
2009—Jimco
2010—Jimco
2011—Jimco
2012—Jimco
2013—Jimco
2014—Jimco
2015—Jimco
2016—Alumi Craft
2017—Jimco
2018—Alumi Craft
2019—Jimco
2020—Jimco
2021—Alumi Craft

SCORE ENGINE BUILDER

1974—Lee Leighton
1975—Brian Skipper
1976—Lee Leighton
1985—FAT Performance
1986—Keith Black
1987—Louis Unser
1988—Mike Evans
1989—Mike Evans
1990—FAT Performance
1991—FAT Performance
1992—Major Performance
1993—FAT Performance
1994—Wik’s Racing
1995—FAT Performance
1996—FAT Performance
1997—FAT Performance
1998—Wik’s Racing
1999—Wik’s Racing
2000—Wik’s Racing
2001—Wik’s Racing
2002—Dave Bonner
(By Points since 2003)
2003—Major Performance
2004—FAT Performance
2005—FAT Performance
2006—Major Performance
2007—Major Performance
2008—Major Performance
2009—FAT Performance
2010—Kroyer Racing Engines
2011—Kroyer Racing Engines
2012—Kroyer Racing Engines
2013—Kroyer Racing Engines
2014—Kroyer Racing Engines
2015—Dougans Racing Engines
2016—Dougans Racing Engines
2017—Dougans Racing Engines
2018—Kroyer Racing Engines
2019—Dougans Racing Engines
2020—Kroyer Racing Engines
2021—Dougans Racing Engines

SCORE MOTORCYCLE MANUFACTURER

1974—Husqvarna
1975—American Honda
1976—Husqvarna
1977—Husqvarna
1978—Husqvarna
1979—Husqvarna
1980—Yamaha
1981—American Honda
1982—American Honda
1983—American Honda
1984—American Honda
1985—American Honda
1986—American Honda
1987—American Honda
1988—American Honda
1989—Kawasaki
1990—Kawasaki
1991—Kawasaki
1992—Kawasaki
1993—Kawasaki
1994—Kawasaki
1995—Kawasaki
1996—Kawasaki
1997—American Honda
1998—American Honda
1999—American Honda
2000—American Honda
2001—American Honda
2002—American Honda
2003—American Honda
2004—American Honda
2005—American Honda
2006—American Honda
2007—American Honda
2008—American Honda
2009—American Honda
2010—American Honda
2011—American Honda
2012—KTM
2013—KTM
2014—none selected
2015—American Honda
(By Points since 2016)
2016—American Honda
2017—American Honda
2018—KTM
2019—KTM
2020—KTM
2021—American Honda

SCORE ORIGINAL TRUCK
CHASSIS MANUFACTURER

(By Points)
2015—Geiser Brothers
2016—Geiser Brothers
2017—Geiser Brothers
2018—Geiser Brothers
2019—Geiser Brothers
2020—Geiser Brothers
2021—Mason Motorsports

SCORE UTV MANUFACTURER

(By Points)
2015—Polaris
2016—Polaris
2017—Polaris
2018—Polaris
2019—Polaris
2020—Polaris
2021—Polaris