RENO, Nev. – SCORE International will continue to have a major impact at this year’s Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo, on Saturday, October 4 and Sunday, October 5, with the introduction of the SCORE Baja 1000 Exhibit at Fairplex in Pomona, Calif. SCORE’s enhanced area in Building 5 will offer desert-racing fans the opportunity to interact with the top desert racing teams in the world while viewing the most radical motorsports vehicles ever developed.
This year’s on-site display will showcase current SCORE desert racing vehicles, drivers and sponsors. SCORE officials will unveil the official Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 course map for the race on Saturday, October 4 at 3 p.m. in Building 5 at Off Road Expo, along with the annual class starting positions draw will take place for all classes except SCORE Trophy Truck and Class 1. Crowd favorite autograph sessions will also take place Saturday, October 4 and Sunday, October 5 from Noon – 2 p.m. each day with many of the stars of the sport, both past and present who have built their legacy in the Tecate SCORE Baja 1000. Additional highlights of the SCORE Baja 1000 Exhibit will be the SCORE Monster Energy Cinema featuring SCOREvision, massive multiple LED screens showing race telecasts that have aired on the CBS Sports Network as well as historical race videos that are part of the legendary legacy of SCORE Baja racing.
“With the support of and assistance from Off-Road Expo and our sponsors, SCORE is honored to present the SCORE Baja 1000 Exhibit at the expo in a such a huge way to celebrate the Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 and to continue introducing the next generation of racers and fans to the what the series is all about,” said Roger Norman, a former champion SCORE Trophy Truck racer and Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 champion.
The SCORE Baja 1000 Exhibit at Off-Road Expo will include live online coverage both days on SCORE Dirt LiveHD with interviews with the SCORE Baja legends as well as the live online coverage of the start drawing and course map unveiling.
This year’s Off-Road Expo focus will be to promote SCORE’s upcoming major event at this year’s SEMA Show in Las Vegas where the SEMA SCORE Baja 1000 Experience will showcase the unique SCORE Trophy Trucks, the marquee racing division for high-tech, 850-horsepower, unlimited production trucks and the unlimited Class 1 open-wheel class. This SEMA spotlight event will include the SCORE Trophy Truck and Class 1 qualifying at a purpose built off-road course at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Tuesday night, November 4.
This qualifying event at LVMS will determine the starting positions for the SCORE Trophy Truck class and Class 1 for this year’s 47th Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 and will be televised as part of the SCORE World Desert Championship on CBS Sports Network, airing December 21. This year’s “Granddaddy of all Desert Races” will be a peninsula run on November 11-15, starting in Ensenada, Baja California Norte and finishing over 1,200 grueling miles later in La Paz, Baja California Sur. Nearly 300 entries, from 25 countries and 40 U.S. States are expected to compete. SCORE is celebrating its 41st year as the world’s foremost desert racing organization in 2014.
The 2014 Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo powered by General Tire will take place Saturday, October 4, from 9 a.m. to 6
p.m. and Sunday, October 5, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Fairplex, located at 1101 W. McKinley Avenue in Pomona, Calif. Discount tickets are available at participating O’Reilly Auto Parts locations $12 for adults and $5 for children (6-12). Tickets may also be purchased online at www.OffRoadExpo.com. Tickets purchased on-site at the gate will be $14 for adults, $5 for children (6-12) and free for children under six. A Family Four Pack is available for $24 and includes admission for two adults and two children (available online through October 3 only). For more information, visit www.OffRoadExpo.com. Follow the Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo at www.facebook.com/OffRoadExpo and at www.twitter.com/OffRoadExpo and on Instagram at #offroadexpo1.