motorcycles/quads start at 6:20 a.m. (PDT), cars/trucks/utvs at 9:30 a.m. (PDT)
SAN FELIPE, Baja California, Mexico— Entering race-week late on-site registration Thursday and Friday, 243 total vehicles have been processed as official entries for this weekend’s internationally televised 32nd SCORE San Felipe 250, the season-opener of the four-race 2018 SCORE World Desert Championship.
The race is being held in San Felipe, Baja California, Mexico, the picturesque fishing village on the Sea of Cortez, 125 miles south of the U.S. Border at Calexico, Calif.
With classes for Pro and Sportsman cars, trucks, UTVs, motorcycles and quads from 25 U.S. States and nine countries, the elapsed-time race over a rugged race-record long course of 319 miles will start at 6:20 a.m. PDT on Saturday for the motorcycle/quad classes followed by the start of the car/truck/UTV classes at 9:30 a.m. PDT.
The race will start and finish for the second straight year and second time on the Malecon with the tranquil Sea of Cortez on one side and the popular restaurants, souvenir stores and San Felipe night clubs on the other side.
While the fastest finishers are expected to complete the course in approximately five hours, all vehicles will have 16 hours from the time each starts to become an official finisher in the popular ‘Spring Break’ race. Internet streaming from the start/finish line as well as vehicle tracking will be available at www.score-international.com.
With late entries accepted on-site at the Hotel Costa Azul up until 4 p.m. PDT on Friday, entering race week, the expanded entry list with ages, hometowns, co-drivers/co-riders, vehicle make and vehicle engine…
32nd SCORE San Felipe 250
Season-opener of four-race 2018 SCORE World Desert Championship
April 7-8, 2018—319 miles—San Felipe, Baja California, Mexico
Total Entries: 243(as of 4/2/18)
(from 25 U.S. States, Austria, Canada, Finland, Germany, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru)
(numerical order, by class)
Pro Cars, Trucks & UTVs
(Number, driver/rider of record/additional drivers/riders, vehicle, engine)
4x Santiago Creel, 31, Mexico City, Mexico/Mark Winkelman, 59, Cedar Hill, Texas/Austin Miller, 28, Austin, Texas/Braxton Gallian, 21, Cave Creek, Ariz./Ray Dal Soglio, 27, Scottsdale, Ariz., KTM 500EXC
7x Justin Morgan, 28, El Cajon, Calif./Mark Samuels, 28, Yucca Valley, Calif., Honda CRF450X