SCORE - Second Trophy truck heat race postponed until tomorrow

frostbite36

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They should bring back the Primm-300 and stop screwing around in silty Plaster City...
 

J Prich

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they were worried that on an new course with the infield zig zags all close to each other peeps would get lost and hit eachother.
This seems like a valid concern to me and if this site is used in the future, it will be interesting to see how they plan to mitigate that. Even on a well used course, the risk of missing a line and being on the wrong side of the course seems fairly high in extreme low vis conditions.

There was also a fairly modest TT turn out right? I imagine if more trucks had showed it would have been even worse.
 

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They made a bad call to postpone the race. If they would have ran as scheduled Saturday afternoon their was a slight breeze and vision would have been better. Running it early Sunday am was way worse, here in the valley with high humidity the moisture was holding the dust down. When the sun gets up and temps rise the moisture gets burned off and lets the dust disperse.


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A pro2 would have prob smoked the field on that course
 

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They made a bad call to postpone the race. If they would have ran as scheduled Saturday afternoon their was a slight breeze and vision would have been better. Running it early Sunday am was way worse, here in the valley with high humidity the moisture was holding the dust down. When the sun gets up and temps rise the moisture gets burned off and lets the dust disperse.


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The 2 worst times to try and race in the valley, Sunrise and sunset.
 

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I was actually impressed with the efforts by Score to try and keep the dust down. The format and layout was pretty cool and spectator friendly. Free outside the rope and free parking with a free vendor area. The only pay area was a hill inside the short course area with seating, party tent, food and drinks.

Score can't control the weather. They put more effort into fighting dust than I thought was reasonable to expect. Above and beyond anything I have ever seen but in the end, the desert won.

Better short course than Laughlin. Better parking than Laughlin. Better pits than Laughlin. Better spectator access than Laughlin.

The dust was worse. The turnout was worse. The vendor area was pretty empty.

Typical BLM harassment on the access road.

Overall my opinion of Score 2.0 has changed for the better. A very real effort to make the race as good as possible for racers AND fans. Clearly a lot of money invested to put on the event and grow the sport. Not perfect but I really like the direction it seems to be going and the efforts by Roger and his team.
 

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I was up on the hill $40 was for all three days not bad in my opinion. and you could see 80% of the track from there a great place for spotters and fans alike. I had a great time there in spite of the weather.
Thanks Roger and all the SCORE folks for another awesome weekend.
Landstrom Racing
 

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Congrats to Cody Parkhouse, 1st. place in class 1 (1st. both day's) and, first overall. Beating (on time) the Trophy Trucks!
 

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Congrats to Cody Parkhouse, 1st. place in class 1 (1st. both day's) and, first overall. Beating (on time) the Trophy Trucks!

SCORE CHAMPION !!! Way to Go Cody ! I Hope Parkhouse Racing has the same type of Results
in the 2014 Baja 1000...
 

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Congrats to Cody Parkhouse, 1st. place in class 1 (1st. both day's) and, first overall. Beating (on time) the Trophy Trucks!

Cody is awesome but you're not comparing apples to apples... the dust of the TT race can't be compared to anything else out there.
 

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Cody is awesome but you're not comparing apples to apples... the dust of the TT race can't be compared to anything else out there.

Agreed, trucks kick up way more dust than any buggy. Then add 8-900hp plus a 8 miles course and you have a problem no matter how much water you put down.
Good news is next year its a 250 and you'll never have this many trucks in such a small area at one time.
 
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