RENO, Nev.—SCORE desert racers Sammy Ehrenberg, C.J. Hutchins and Kellon Walch, all from Nevada, will all be featured in the SCORE spotlight during tonight’s SCORE DirtLive HD Internet show at 7 p.m. (PT) as SCORE accelerates preparations for next month’s rapidly approaching 47th Annual Tecate SCORE Baja 1000.
The granddaddy of all desert races is the season finale of the five-race SCORE World Desert Championship. This year’s iconic adventure, Nov. 11-15, will be a race of approximately 1,292 miles down Mexico’s majestic Baja California peninsula, starting in Ensenada, Baja California Norte and finishing in La Paz, Baja California Sur.
After its debut airing in its normal time slot tonight at www.score-international.com, it will also be re-broadcast continuously on the SCORE website throughout the week ahead.
Coordinated by SCORE DirtLive HD creator and producer George Antill, tonight’s show will also include the airing of the CBS Sports Network trailer for the upcoming broadcast of the 19th Rigid Industries SCORE Desert Challenge which saw hometown hero Steven Eugenio of El Centro, Calif., capture the featured SCORE Trophy Truck division in the No. 7 Galindo Motorsports Chevy Silverado.
SCORE produces the five-race SCORE World Desert Championship in the U.S. and Mexico that features competition in 25 Pro and 5 Sportsman classes for cars, trucks, UTVs, motorcycles and ATVs.
Enjoying its 41st season in 2014 as the World’s Foremost Desert Racing Organization, SCORE International and its racers are featured on the weekly SCORE DirtLive HD broadcasts. This will be the 41st episode of the 2014 SCORE DirtLive HD season. SCORE has its corporate offices in Reno, Nev.
The 2014 season of SCORE DirtLive HD includes numerous on-site interviews in addition to the shows that are broadcast from the SCORE broadcast studios in the SCORE Tech shop in El Cajon, Calif., just east of San Diego.
Ehrenberg, a Las Vegas resort hotel executive, is racing this year in partnership with driver of record Kevin Smith, La Verne, Calif., and the dynamic duo is leading the point standings in Class 1/2-1600 heading into the season finale. Joining them for this year’s Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 is another Las Vegas racers, Justin Smith, a racer and race car prep specialist who was on last week’s SCORE DirtLive HD show.
C.J. Hutchins, of Henderson, has raced in SCORE races at times over the last several years and returns for this year’s Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 peninsula run to race in the unlimited Class 1 for open-wheel desert race cars with his father Mark Hutchins, also of Henderson who is also a veteran SCORE desert racer.
Walch is a young racer from Ely in Northeast Nevada who has developed additional skills as a prominent navigator who annually races with SCORE Trophy Truck champion racer Robby Gordon in the Dakar Rally in South America. For this year’s Tecate SCORE Baja 1000, Walch will be the navigator for Class 1 point leader Justin Matney, Bristol, Tenn. SCORE DirtLive HD
Desert racing public address announcer and former racer George Antill is the executive producer and host of the show. One of the regular elements of the show on a SCORE social media interchange, allowing fans and racers to comment and ask questions through the SCORE Facebook and SCORE Twitter platforms. Another special segment most weeks is SCORE Tech Tips with SCORE Tech director Art Savedra.
With several million viewers in nearly 100 countries, the SCORE DirtLive HD one-hour show is broadcast live weekly and the show is anchored in 2014 around the five-race SCORE World Desert Championship.
The program is hosted on ustream.com, the world’s largest streaming internet site.
The high definition shows also include numerous award-winning video highlight packages, most produced by Mexico’s Cactus Films or San Diego’s Tempt Media.
SCORE DirtLive HD also goes on-site live with expanded event coverage during SCORE events. Live event coverage in 2014 includes the entire five-race 2014 SCORE World Desert Championship of two races in the United States and three in Baja California, Mexico. Next up its on-site schedule, SCORE DirtLive HD will be on-site providing live coverage from the massive SEMA SCORE Baja 1000 Experience at the SEMA trade show in Las Vegas (Nov. 4-7) as well as qualifying for race starting positions for SCORE Trophy Truck and the unlimited Class 1 over a 3.6-mile course on Tuesday, Nov. 4 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. CBS SPORTS NETWORK COVERAGE
All races in the 2014 SCORE World Desert Championship series, along with the special SEMA SCORE Baja 1000 Experience and qualifying for the Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 from Las Vegas Motor Speedway, are televised on a delayed basis in the USA and Canada as a one-hour special on the CBS Sports Network. The shows, produced by SoCal’s acclaimed BCII TV, air a minimum of two times on the CBS Sports Spectacular show.
All shows are scheduled to premier in the next month following the event. The success of the productions has enabled CBS Sports Network to air multiple airings of the first three 2014 races. The SCORE San Felipe 250 had 17 extra airings, the SCORE Imperial Valley 250 had five extra airings, and the SCORE Baja 500 garnered seven hours of extra airings in CBS Sports Network.
Following the CBS Sports Network telecasts in the US, the SCORE races air worldwide in over 100 countries through international distribution.
Following are the air dates for the debut of the remaining 2014 SCORE shows on the CBS Sports Network…
• Rigid Industries SCORE Desert Challenge, presented by the city of Imperial (Sunday, Nov. 9, 9 p.m. ET)
• Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 qualifying from Las Vegas Motor Speedway/SEMA SCORE Baja 1000 Experience (Sunday, Dec. 21, 9 p.m. ET)
• Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 (Sunday, Dec. 28, 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. SCORE DIRTLIVE HD GUESTS…
With the 48 original shows airing in 2013 and 40 so far in 2014, in addition to extensive live event coverage, special racer guests have included Jim Anderson, R.J. Anderson, Ryan Arciero, Brandon Arthur, B.J. Baldwin, Robby Bell, Ricky Brabec, Jonathan Brenthel, Marc Burnett, Johnny Buss, Johnny Campbell, Kurt Caselli, Dan Chamlee, Martin Christensen, Travis Clarke, Quinn Cody, Sean Cook, Marty Coyne, Justin Davis, Pat Dailey, Pat Dean, Colin Edwards, Shane Esposito, Steven Eugenio, T.J. Flores, Doug Fortin, Robby Gordon, Peter Hajas, Rod Hall, Shelby Hall, Kory Halopoff, Nick Hamm, Elias Hanna, Steve Hengeveld, Ed Herbst, Jerry Herbst, Tim Herbst, Troy Herbst, Gerardo Iribe, Jesse Jones, Mike Julson, David Kamo, Lucas Knecht, Erek Kudla, Eduardo Laguna, John Langley, Morgan Langley, Zak Langley, Mike Lawrence, Harley Letner, Matt Loiodice, Brad Lovell, Matt Lovell, Rob MacCachren, Wayne Matlock, Andy McMillin, Daniel McMillin, Jessica McMillin, Luke McMillin, Mark McMillin, Mark McNeil, Perry McNeil, Nick Mills, Derek Murray, Jason Murray, Andrew Myers, Steve Olliges, Matt Parks, Adam Pfankuch, Mark Post, Danny Prather, Kyle Quinn, Josh Quintero, Ivan Ramirez, Joe Ramirez, Jay Reichert, Cody Robinson, Brett Robinson, Larry Roeseler, Oscar Ruiz, Kirk Russell, Mark Samuels, Cory Sappington, Ross Savage, Armin Schwarz, Brian Shaleen, Justin Smith, Fred Sobke, Pete Sohren, Cameron Steele, Craig Stewart, Ivan Stewart, Colton Udall, Gus Vildosola Sr, Gus Vildosola Jr, Jason Voss, Kellon Walch, Brandon Walsh, Tim Weigand, Jesse Williamson, Brad Wilson, Brian Wilson, Randy Wilson, Rick Wilson, and Ronny Wilson. SCORE SPONSORS…
Official Sponsors: Tecate Beer-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, Volaris Airlines-Official Airline, CBS Sports Network-Official Television Partner, Wide Open Excursions- Official Arrive and Drive Company, Coca-Cola-Official Soft Drink, Crystal Bay Casino-Official Casino, Hotel Coral and Marina-Official Hotel.
Associate Sponsors: SatellitePhoneStore.com and Symons Ambulance Company.
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, GoPro, Instant Mexico Auto Insurance, PCI Race Radios, McKenzie’s Performance Products and Advanced Color Graphics.
For more information, visit the official website of the SCORE World Desert Championship at www.score-international.com.
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