Alex Gonzales - Class 11

Alex Gonzales

Palm Desert, CA - #1100

SCORE 2022 Season Finishes

5th - Class 11 | 2022 King Shocks SCORE San Felipe 250 Presented by 4 Wheel Parts

DNF in Class 11

Vehicle Specifications:

Make: Volkswagen  Model: Beetle  Engine: Volkswagen  Engine Builder: 1600 Chassis: Volkswagen  Transmission: WRIGHT GEAR BOX

In SCORE Journal

SCORE CLASS 11 CHAMPION | January 2022 Issue

The 2021 SCORE season didn’t start well for Alex Gonzales, but when all was said and done after the SCORE Baja 1000, he took home the Class 11 Championship for the year. His long season started with the SCORE San Felipe 250, in which he and co-driver German Melendrez timed out for a DNF due to a host of small problems. Read More

Martinez Wins Class 11 | December 2021 Issue

While Class 11 is one of the toughest classes to finish a race in, the peninsula run brought out 12-amazing competitors ready to take the challenge. In this class, finishing is a must to take a win, and the top three finishers completed the course in 42 hours, well ahead of the 50-hour time limit. Read More

Tough Competition In Baja Bug Classes | October 2021 Issue

The traditional Baja Bugs are still made up of hardcore racers who love these vehicles enough to put themselves through a difficult race like the 2nd SCORE Baja 400. Finishing is as good as winning for most, but taking the checkered flag is better when there’s some competition after the same goal. Read More


Alex Gonzales, with a team of five other drivers, co-drivers, and numerous support crew members, took home the First Place in Class 11 at the BFGoodrich Tires 53rd SCORE Baja 500 Presented by 4 Wheel Parts. Almost everyone spoke of the baffling bottlenecks and dense dust that wreaked havoc on drivers and race vehicles. Myriad technical and mechanical problems encountered during the notably rough 466-mile racecourse were common to nearly all competitors. However, the question we wanted to ask Gonzales was, "Why race Class 11?" Read More

2021 Baja 500 CLASS 11 | July 2021 Issue

With seven entries making up this traditional class at the SCORE Baja 500, SCORE fans thought that the course may have been much too tough for them. Demonstrating an overwhelming amount of perseverance and determination, the No.1196 car of Alex Gonzales crossed the finish line barely ahead of the 20-hour time limit, with less than a minute to spare. Gonzales, with co-drivers German Melendrez, Clyde Stires, and Tim Sletten now lead the class towards a championship, adding to their third-place finish back in San Felipe. Read More

Sponsored by:

Wright Gear Box., PCI Race Radios, KDM, Rigid Industries, City Of Refuge Foundation, EMPI, Lucky Sperm Racing, Clyde’s Tires & Prep, ES'Sletten Engineering, Gonzales Construction Inc, El Patron Palm Springs, GHA Companies,  

Alex Gonzales

SCORE Race Results | 2017-Present

2022 King Shocks SCORE San Felipe 250 Presented by 4 Wheel Parts

DNF in Class 11

2021 BFGoodrich SCORE Baja 1000 Presented by 4-Wheel Parts

#147 Overall and #3 in Class 11

2021 BFGoodrich SCORE Baja 400 Presented by VP Racing Fuels

#131 Overall and #1 in Class 11

2021 BFGoodrich Tires SCORE Baja 500 Presented by 4 Wheel Parts

#131 Overall and #1 in Class 11

2021 BFGoodrich Tires SCORE San Felipe 250 Presented by Ford

DNF in Class 11

2019 SCORE 33rd San Felipe 250

DNF in Trophy Truck Spec

2017 BFGoodrich Tires SCORE 50th Baja 1000

#22 Overall and #3 in Trophy Truck Spec