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2010 Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 Fact Sheet

Monday, November 15, 2010
WHAT: 43rd Annual Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 desert race, final event of the five-race 2010 SCORE Desert Series

WHEN: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday, November 16-20, 2010

WHERE: Ensenada-Baja California, Mexico (65 miles south of U.S./Mexico Border)

WHO: Over 300 entries from 37 U.S. States, and 19 countries, competing in 33 Pro and 7 Sportsman classes for cars, trucks, motorcycles and ATVs

Baja 1000
COURSE: TOTAL MILEAGE:
1061.69 miles (10 physical checkpoints, 20 visual checkpoints plus the finish line). Starts on Blvd. Costero, adjacent to the Riviera del Pacifico Cultural Center in Ensenada; Finishes adjacent to SCORE Headquarters Grand Plaza hotel and the Baja California Sur tourism office on the outskirts of La Paz. From the start in Ensenada the course will go east to Ojos Negros for almost 35 miles which will be raced in both directions during the race.The course starts on the Pacific Ocean-side of Baja California in Ensenada and heads southeast to San Felipe on the Sea of Cortez before heading south through Coco’s Corner, Bahia de Los Angeles, San Ignacio, back to the Pacific at San Juanico, then back to the Sea of Cortez at Loreto, back to the Pacific at Ciudad Insurgentes heading down along the Pacific through Santa Rita before turning back east and down into La Paz for the finish. This year’s course has 12 speed zones with a maximum speed limit of 60 mph for a total of 170.46 miles.

Checkpoints: North of Santa Catarina, rm 90.20; North Diablo Lake Bed rm 148.47; South of San Felipe rm 223.32; Coco’s Corner rm 305.80; Bahia de Los Angeles rm 383.22; San Ignacio rm 558.96; North of Loreto rm 726.14; Lopez Mateos rm 871.65; Puerto Cancun Xing rm 932.62; La Paz Mini Summit rm 1043.82.

PRE/POST RACE SHEDULE of Events:

SUNDAY, Nov. 14 & MONDAY, Nov. 15--(All times PST)
Racer Registration, Grand Ballroom, San Nicolas Hotel, Ensenada 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

TUESDAY, Nov. 16--(All times PST)
Racer Registration, Grand Ballroom, San Nicolas Hotel, Ensenada 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Media Registration, Grand Ballroom, San Nicolas Hotel, Ensenada Noon - 6 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 17--(All Times PST)
Racer Registration/Media Registration, Grand Ballroom, San Nicolas Hotel, Ensenada 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Contingency Row, Blvd. Costero in front of Riviera del Pacifico Cultural Center, Ensenada, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Technical Inspection, End of Contingency Row, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Mandatory Racer Meeting, Cathedral Room, Riviera del Pacifico Cultural Center, Ensenada- 7 p.m.
 
THURSDAY, Nov. 18--(all times PST)
BFGoodrich Tires/Baja California Secretary of Tourism SCORE Media Center-, Riviera Center, Red Room starting at 6 a.m. until 1 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 18
Posting of BFG Pit Passing Times/Unofficial Results—Race in Progress, BFG TIRES SCORE Media Center, Grand Plaza Hotel-La Paz

SATURDAY, Nov. 20—(PST)
Posting of FINAL UNOFFICIAL Results—Grand Plaza Hotel, 11 a.m.
Awards Celebration-Malecon, downtown La Paz, 4 p.m.

BLACK BOXES:
SCORE requires that special ‘black boxes’ is mandatory on all entries. International Race Consultants provides the ‘Black Boxes’ and tracking of each vehicles GPS data along with vehicle speed. Live vehicle tracking: www.racetheworld.net

SPONSORS:
Current SCORE official annual sponsors are: BFGoodrich Tires-official tire, Volkswagen of America-official vehicle, Sunoco Race Fuels-official fuel supplier, Bilstein-official shock, Instant Mexico Auto Insurance-official Mexican auto insurance, Slime-official tire sealant and Red Bull-official energy drink. Associate sponsors are: Tecate Beer, Coca-Cola of Mexico, Las Vegas Events, MasterCraft Safety, Blue C Advertising, SignPros, P.C.I. Race Radios, McKenzie’s Performance Products and Advanced Color Graphics.
 
Additional sponsors for this race: Office of the Secretary of Tourism of Baja California and ProTurismo de Ensenada and the Baja California Sur Secretary of Tourism office.

TOP RACERS: 
Class 22: Kendall Norman/Quinn Cody, Colton Udall/Justin Imhoff/Timmy Weigand, David Pearson/Steve Hengeveld/Mike Childress/Shane Esposito/Ivan Ramirez;
CLASS 30: Francisco Septien/Mike Johnson/Rex Cameron/Brian Pinard;
CLASS 50: Jim O’Neal;
CLASS 40: Louie Franco/Jeff Kaplan/Brett Helm;
CLASS 60: Donald Lewis;
CLASS 20: Jason Tubey, Jesus Rios, Anna Cody;
CLASS 25: Wayne Matlock, Craig Christy;
Class 24: Craig Christy, Brandon Brown;
CLASS 26: Rob Ransford

CLASSES:
The 2010 Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 Desert Race features over 300 entries in 34 Pro & 7 Sportsman classes for cars, trucks, motorcycles and ATVs. Class winners will be decided along with the overall race winner in Pro 4-wheel, Pro Motorcycle and Pro ATV.

Pro Motorcycles:
CLASS 22 (250cc or more)
CLASS 20 (125cc)
CLASS 21 (126cc to 250cc)
CLASS 30 (Riders over 30 years old)
CLASS 40 (Riders over 40 years old)
CLASS 50 (Riders over 50 years old)
CLASS 60 (Riders over 60 years old)

Pro ATVs:
CLASS 25 (251cc or more)
CLASS 24 (250cc or less)
CLASS 26 (Limited, Utility)

LAST YEAR’S 42nd Annual Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 Top Overall Finishers:
Overall Motorcycles
1.Kendall Norman, Santa Barbara, Calif./Timmy Weigand, Santa Clarita, Calif./Quinn Cody, Los Olivos, Calif., Honda CRF450X, 13:27:50 (49.97 mph) (Class 22)
Overall ATVs
1.Wayne Matlock, El Cajon, Calif./Harold Goodman Jr., Brownstown, Mich./Wes Miller, Fallbrook, Calif./Josh Caster, El Cajon, Calif., Honda TRX700XX, 16:54:52 (39.78 mph) (Class 25)

AND

41st annual Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 FINISHERS:
Overall Motorcycles
1. Robby Bell, Sun City, Calif./Kendall Norman, Santa Barbara, Calif./Johnny Campbell, San Clemente, Calif. Honda CRF450X, 12:29:18 (50.56 mph) (Class 22)
Overall ATVs
1. Wayne Matlock, El Cajon, Calif./Harold Goodman, Brownstown, Mich./Marc Spaeth, Ramona, Calif./Wes Miller, Fallbrook, Calif., Honda TRX700XX, 14:47:25 (42.69 mph) (Class 25)

AND

40th Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 FINISHERS:
Overall Motorcycles

1. Robby Bell, Sun City, Calif./Steve Hengeveld, Hesperia, Calif./Kendall Norman, Santa Barbara, Calif./Johnny Campbell, San Clemente, Calif., Honda CRF450X, 24:15:50 (53.43mph) (Class 22)
Overall ATVs
1. Danny Prather, Ramona, Calif./Mike Cafro, Bonsall, Calif./Levi Marana, Hemet, Calif./Marc Spaeth, Warner Springs, Calif./Dana Creech, Murrieta, Calif., Honda TRX450R, 29:48:58 (43.48) (Class 25)

AND

2006 Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 Finishers:
Overall Motorcycles

1. Steve Hengeveld, Oak Hills, Calif./Mike Childress, Wrightwood, Calif./Quinn Cody, Santa Barbara, Calif., Honda CRF450X, 18:17:50 (57.27mph) (Class 22)
Overall ATVs
1. Danny Prather, Ramona, Calif./Mike Cafro, Carlsbad, Calif./Levi Marana, Hemet, Calif./Marc Speath, Warner Springs, Calif., Honda TRX450R, 22:37:46 (46.30mph) (Class 25)

AND

2005 Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 Finishers:
Overall Motorcycles
1. Steve Hengeveld, Oak Hills, Calif./Johnny Campbell, San Clemente, Calif./Mike Childress, Wrightwood, Calif., Honda XR650R, 14:20:30 (49.42mph) (Class 22)
Overall ATVs
1. Wayne Matlock, El Cajon, Calif./Chad Prull, Honda TRX450R, 18:06:53 (39.13) (Class 25)

AND

2004 Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 Finishers:
Overall Motorcycles

1. Steve Hengeveld, Oak Hills, Calif./Johnny Campbell, San Clemente, Calif./Kendall Norman, Santa Barbara, Calif., Honda XR650R, 15:57:37 (63.51mph) (Class 22)
Overall ATVs
1. Ruben Martin/Gilberto Santana, Tijuana, Mexico/Arnoldo Ramirez, Ensenada, Mexico, Bombardier DS650 Baja X, 19:52:23, (51.00mph) (Class 25)

AND

2003 Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 Finishers:

Overall Motorcycle--1. Steve Hengeveld, Oak Hills, Calif./Johnny Campbell, SanClemente, Calif., Honda XR650R (CLASS 22)

AND

2002 Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 Finishers:

Overall Motorcycle--1. Steve Hengeveld, Oak Hills, Calif./Johnny Campbell, SanClemente, Calif., Honda XR650R (CLASS 22)

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