August 21, 2020
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August SCORE Journal spotlights rugged Pro Moto Ironman
racers, Annual LED Lighting Guide, SCORE Baja 500 preview
in-depth coverage of SCORE Int’l, SCORE World Desert Championship, industry
ENSENADA, Baja California, Mexico — August’s issue of SCORE Journal is honored to showcase in words, images and videos the rugged regulars in the Pro Moto Ironman class of unique solo motorcycle stallions.
A preview of the upcoming BFGoodrich Tires 52nd SCORE Baja 500, presented by 4 Wheel Parts and the annual SCORE Lighting Guide are also in the spotlight in this month’s Vol. 6, No. 8 of the critically-acclaimed SCORE Journal digital online magazine that is now available online in both English and Spanish.
Full of interactive news and feature stories, the issue is now 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://read.uberflip.com/t/
In this colorful 103-page edition, besides the diligently detailed look at some of the rugged racers who compete as solo riders in Pro Moto Ironman and the annual SCORE LED Lighting Guide, this issue includes a wonderful tribute story to the late AMA Hall of Fame legend Bruce Ogilvie and his impact on desert motorcycle racing and the special preview on next month’s BFGoodrich Tires 52nd SCORE Baja 500, presented by 4 Wheel Parts.
“Our August SCORE Journal highlights several motorcycle racers who compete as solo riders in the Pro Moto Ironman class in SCORE racing as well as our detailed preview of September’s BFGoodrich Tires 52nd SCORE Baja 500, presented by 4 Wheel Parts,” stated Jim Ryan, SCORE Marketing and Sales Director and publisher of the SCORE Journal. “This issue also has a look back on the impact of the life of the late Bruce Ogilvie in our sport, especially in SCORE racing.”
“Tremendous insight into conducting races in Mexico is provided for our readers of this issue by SCORE President/Race Director Jose A. Grilajva and SCORE General Manager Juan Tintos Funcke.”
“Besides our annual SCORE LED Lighting Guide, this month’s SCORE Journal also has a creative package developed by noted off-road journalist/photographer Mark Kariya about the latest reviews of adventure motorcycles for Baja.”
INSIDE VOL. 6, NO. 8
Vol. 6, No. 8 of the SCORE Journal is once again filled with numerous interesting worth-reading features, stories, captivating images, exciting videos and several news items.
SCORE PRO MOTO IRONMAN
The major lead spread in July’s SCORE Journal is all about the indefatigable competitors who are part of the unique Pro Moto Ironman class of solo riders.
Leading of the Iron-rider section is an expanded story on Jack Johnson, the first motorcycle overall winner of the SCORE Baja 500 riding solo in 1979.
The other breakout stories in this section are on Mike Skurkis, Francisco Septien, Jose Carrasco, father and son racers Lawrence and Tanner Janesky and Arthur Babcock who won the class last year riding in memory of the late Carlin Dunne.
SCORE BAJA 500
Another major spread in this month’s SCORE Journal is the expanded preview of next month’s BFGoodrich Tires 52nd SCORE Baja 500, presented by 4 Wheel Parts. This section includes the course map and the race-week schedule of events.
The current issue also salutes the memory of the late great racer/team manager Bruce Ogilvie and his impact on the sport of desert racing that will last forever.
Another highlight this month is a candid one-on-one interview with the SCORE President/Race Director and the SCORE General Manager who offer insights into conducting races in Mexico during this challenging time.
The August issue of the SCORE Journal also includes the extensive annual SCORE LED Lighting Guide, a review of several products from a large variety of companies.
Another feature is a thorough review by noted off-road journalist/photographer Mark Kariya on off-road adventure motorcycles that are perfect for Baja California.
The Off-Road Marketplace in this issue continues to shine brightly on the latest new products for racers and enthusiasts.
The SCORE Journal, launched in 2015, is published as 12 monthly online digital magazines, which includes four print editions that are available as the SCORE race programs at the races that comprise the SCORE World Desert Championship along with another print edition for the annual SCORE Awards Night.
The SCORE Journal Monthly Digital Magazine features exclusive editorial, enhanced race action videos, expanded and interactive race coverage, interactive product reviews, insider interviews with drivers, tech stories, driver and team profiles, race narratives and analysis, exclusive long and short form video programming, race results, updated stats, studio photography, class overviews, unmatched access to SCORE’s historical archives and much, much more.
The SCORE Journal digital magazine, reaching an average of nearly 2 million unique viewers per issue, 62,120,121unique page views with an average engagement time of over 27 minutes is a major element in the continuing media expansion that SCORE has implemented. The continually revamped SCORE website also generates an average of over 2 million monthly unique viewers.
The SCORE Journal digital magazine’s October 2019 (SCORE Baja 1000 preview) issue delivered a record 2.89 million unique viewers/readers. The Spanish version of that SCORE Journal issue recorded over 502,000 unique viewers/readers.
The SCORE website for the race week of the 52nd SCORE Baja 1000 in November of last year had a record 2.7 million unique viewers. The increase was fueled by the expanded live tracking, live streaming, the Weatherman audio feed and race info updates.
During race week for last year’s SCORE Baja 1000, SCORE Facebook generated 537,609 views and the SCORE App had 552,443 total sessions in that window.
And the SCORE Journal’s March 33rd SCORE San Felipe 250 (2019) preview issue was viewed by 1,810,444 unique viewers and our Spanish language edition of the SJ generated over 190,000 unique viewers.
The SCORE Journal features a Spanish language edition of the magazine on the SCORE website. Spanish-speaking individuals represent nearly 20% of the SCORE Journal unique reader base. The link may be viewed on the menu of the SCORE Journal Magazine tab on the SCORE Website. The Spanish language version of the SCORE Journal will be posted within the week of the English version.
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.
SCORE Official Partners: PCI Race Radios, 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, XXIII Mexicali Municipal Government, Mexicali and San Felipe COTUCO, Cruz Roja Mexicana.
For more information regarding SCORE, visit the official website of the SCORE World Desert Championship at www.score-international.com.