motorcycles/quads start at 6:20 a.m. (PDT), cars/trucks/utvs at 9 a.m. (PDT
SAN FELIPE, Baja California, Mexico— With the conclusion of late, on-site registration Friday, 209 total entries have been processed as official entries for Saturday’s internationally televised 31st SCORE San Felipe 250, the season-opener of the four-race 2017 SCORE World Desert Championship.
The race is being held in San Felipe, Baja California, Mexico, the quaint village on the Sea of Cortez, 125 miles south of the U.S. Border at Calexico, Calif.
With classes for cars, trucks, UTVs, motorcycles and quads from 25 U.S. States and 10 countries, the elapsed-time race over a rugged 271.9-mile course 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 a.m. PDT.
Among the late entries on Friday were international teams from Brazil and Ecuador. Brazil’s Divino Fogao international rally racing team of Reinaldo Varela has entered Class 10 with plans to run the entire SCORE season in the No. 1092 ESM-Chevy. The late entry from Ecuador was the sportsman motorcycle team led by rider of record Franciso Teran.
The race will start and finish for the first 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 13.5 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.
Here are two versions of the final entry list, by starting order within each class. The first is the basic number/driver/rider of record list followed by the expanded entry list with ages, hometowns, co-drivers/co-riders, vehicle make and vehicle engine…