SCORE TAKES ACTION FOR SCORE BAJA 500 HIGHWAY PASSING INCIDENT
Ensenada, Baja California, MX –
SCORE International has issued a statement regarding the recent unsafe truck passing incident that took place at last week’s SCORE Baja 500. SCORE and Ensenada officials have met with the involved family and the driver of the of the passing vehicle, which had no team affiliation.
The driver apologized and acknowledged the situation with the affected family and has covered their mechanical and medical expenses. Both parties came to a mutually satisfactory resolution regarding the incident.
“Safety is the most important priority SCORE deals with when operating our Desert Championship Series on the Baja California peninsula. Great efforts have been established in recent years in order to address situations like the one that occurred at the recent SCORE Baja 500” said SCORE President and Race Director Jose Abelardo Grijalva, who also confirmed that after the Competition Review Board (CRB) analyzed various information sources, SCORE will enforce a ban of the truck driver for the remainder of the 2021 season.