59 racers in hunt for 2019 Rod Hall SCORE Milestone Awards chase after 3 rds of 2019 SCORE World Desert Championship – race-deZert.com

59 racers in hunt for 2019 Rod Hall SCORE Milestone Awards chase after 3 rds of 2019 SCORE World Desert Championship

October 14, 2019

Presented by VP Racing Fuels
59 racers in hunt for 2019 Rod Hall SCORE Milestone Awards
chase after 3 rds of 2019 SCORE World Desert Championship

For Pro and Sportsman racers in cars, trucks, UTVs, motorcycles and quads completing every required race mile

ENSENADA, Baja California, Mexico—After the third of four races in the 2019 SCORE World Desert Championship, 59 of the toughest racers in the world remain in the hunt to earn 2019 Rod Hall SCORE Milestone Awards presented by VP Racing Fuels. In late September in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico, Round 3 was held at the Inaugural Lucerna SCORE Baja 400.
SCORE MILESTONE AWARDS
SCORE is presenting these prestigious awards to the world’s toughest desert racers for the 34th consecutive year. The SCORE Milestone awards will be presented to the car, truck, UTV drivers and motorcycle, quad riders who finish every required mile in the 2019 SCORE World Desert Championship. In three rounds, racers have been required to cover 1,224.93 miles so far this season.
SEASON FINALE
Ending the season will be the iconic 52nd SCORE Baja 1000, starting and finishing in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico. The Granddaddy of All Desert Races, this year’s race week activities and race will be held on Nov. 19-24. The single-loop race course will cover 799.1 rugged miles over the majestic and mysterious northern part of Baja California.
TOP CLASSES
The 59 racers who have completed all the miles thus far are from 19 different SCORE racing classes.
Leading the way in the chase for 2019 SCORE Milestone Awards are 10 superlative stallions in the featured SCORE Trophy Truck division, three in the SCORE TT Legend class, four in the unlimited Class 1, 11 in Trophy Truck Spec, four in Class 10, three in Pro UTV FI (Forced Injection), three in Pro Moto Unlimited, five in Pro Moto 30 (riders over 30 years old) and three in Pro Quad.
SCORE COMMENT
“SCORE is privileged to honor the world’s best desert racing drivers and riders,” said Jim Ryan, SCORE Sales and Marketing Director. “For over three decades, SCORE has been very humbled to honor racers with the Rod Hall SCORE Milestone Awards presented by VP Racing Fuels. SCORE racers are the toughest, most rugged racers on the planet. This most prestigious award has become iconic in our sport. It is also a distinct privilege for us to honor the memory of one of the greatest desert racers of all time in adding Rod Hall’s name to this wonderful award. And we are grateful to VP Racing Fuels for stepping up to help honor these racers as well.”
SCORE TROPHY TRUCK/SCORE TT LEGEND/CL 1/TROPHY TRUCK SPEC/CL 10/PRO UTV FI
Among the four SCORE Trophy Truck thoroughbreds who have galloped through every challenging race mile so far this season are: Andy McMillin, National City, Calif. (No. 31 Red Bull McMillin Racing Chevy Silverado-Mason Built), Luke McMillin, San Diego (No. 83 Ford F-150-Racer), Alan Ampudia, Ensenada, Mexico (No. 10 Monster Energy Ford Raptor (ID), Cameron Steele, San Clemente, Calif. (No. 16 Monster Energy Desert Assassins Chevy Silverado), Bryce Menzies, Las Vegas (No. 7 Red Bull Menzies Motorsports Ford Raptor (Huseman), Chris Miller, Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. (No. 40 Toyota Tundra), Bobby Pecoy, Yorba Linda, Calif. (No. 14 Monster Energy Desert Assassins Ford Raptor (Geiser), Robby Gordon, Charlotte, N.C. (No. 77 Speed Energy Chevy Silverado-Custom), Mike Lawrence, Banning, Calif. (No. 85 Ford F-150-Herbst-Smith) and Rob MacCachren, Las Vegas (No. 11 Rockstar MacCachren Motorsports Ford F-150).
Celebrating its 26th year since it was introduced by SCORE’s then-owner Sal Fish in 1994, SCORE Trophy Truck is the sport’s marquee racing division for high-tech, 950 horsepower unlimited custom trucks.
The three racers still chasing the award in the SCORE TT Legend class for SCORE Trophy Truck racers over 50 years old are Clyde Stacy, Bristol, Va/Nick Vanderwey, Phoenix (No. 5L RPM Racing Chevy Rally Truck-Geiser), Rolf Helland, Morris, Ill./Rick D. Johnson, Barstow, Calif. (No. 37L Ford Raptor-Geiser) and Scott Bailey, Riverside, Calif./Gustavo Vildosola Sr., Mexicali, Mexico (No. 1L Ford Raptor-ID).
The racers still in the hunt for the coveted awards from Class 1 for unlimited open-wheel desert race cars are Brad Wilson, Long Beach, Calif. (No. 100, Jimco-Chevy), Mason Cullen, Long Beach, Calif. (No. 105, Jimco-Chevy), Brandon Bailey, Riverside, Calif. (No. 129, Alumi Craft-Chevy) and Brendan Gaughan, Las Vegas (No. 162, Jefferies-Chevy).
Leading the 11 racers in Trophy Truck Spec are Sara Price, Canyon Lake, Calif. (No. 204 Geiser-Chevy), Charles Dorrance, Austin, Texas (No. 299, Geiser-Chevy), Austin ‘A.J.’ Jones, Litchfield Park, Ariz. (No. 279, TSCO-Chevy) and Chad Dohrmann, Murrieta, Calif. (No. 218, Get-Ford).
Three of the drivers still in the chase for these awards from the super-competitive Class 10 for single or two-seat open wheel desert race cars with limited engines are Cody Reid, Apple Valley, Calif. (No. 1068, Alumi Craft-Chevy), Hiram Duran, Tecate, Mexico (No. 1016, Jimco-Chevy) and Chase Warren, Phoenix (No. 1008, Alumi Craft-Chevy).
The three racers still in the hunt in the Pro UTV FI (Forced Induction) class are Marc Burnett, Lakeside, Calif. (No. 2905, Can-Am X3), Wayne Matlock, Alpine, Calif. (No. 2971, Polaris RZR XP4 Turbo) and Brandon Schueler, Phoenix (No. 2919, Polaris RZR XP4 Turbo).
PRO MOTORCYCLES
Leading the motorcycle classes, Pro Moto Unlimited (three) and Pro Moto 30 (riders over 30 years old) with five racers are still pursuing 2019 Rod Hall SCORE Milestone Awards presented by VP Racing Fuels. These sturdy groups of riders are led by the teams headed by riders of records Justin Morgan, El Cajon, Calif. (No. 1x Honda CRF450X) and Ryan Liebelt, Reedley, Calif. (No. 308x Yamaha WR450F).
For more information regarding SCORE, visit the official website of the SCORE World Desert Championship at www.SCOREInternational.com.

2019 Rod Hall SCORE Milestone Awards
presented by VP Racing Fuels

(59 car, truck, UTV, M/C and quad racers who have completed every required mile so far of the 2019 SCORE World Desert Championship)

SCORE Trophy Truck (10)
Andy McMillin, National City, Calif.
Luke McMillin, San Diego
Alan Ampudia, Ensenada, Mexico
Cameron Steele, San Clemente, Calif.
Bryce Menzies, Las Vegas
Chris Miller, La Jolla, Calif.
Bobby Pecoy, Yorba Linda, Calif.
Robby Gordon, Charlotte, N.C.
Mike Lawrence, Banning, Calif.
Rob MacCachren, Las Vegas
SCORE TT Legend (3)
Clyde Stacy, Bristol, Va.
Rolf Helland, Morris, Ill.
Scott Bailey, Riverside, Calif.
Class 1 (4)
Brad Wilson, Long Beach, Calif.
Mason Cullen, Long Beach, Calif.
Brandon Bailey, Riverside, Calif.
Brendan Gaughan, Las Vegas
Trophy Truck Spec (11)
Sara Price, Canyon Lake, Calif.
Charles Dorrance, Austin, Texas
A.J. Jones, Litchfield Park, Ariz.
Chad Dohrman, Murrieta, Calif.
Vincent Munoz, Yucaipa, Calif.
Elias Hanna, Ensenada, Mexico
Pat Sims, Eunice, N. M.
John Langley, Manhattan Beach, Calif.
Luis Javier Pelayo, Mexico City, Mexico
Bobby Patton, Fort Worth, Texas
Kelly McArthur, San Dimas, Calif.
Class 10 (4)
Cody Reid, Apple Valley, Calif.
Hiram Duran, Tecate, Calif.
Chase Warren, Phoenix, Ariz.
Rafael Aguirre, Monterrey, Mexico
CLASS 7 (1)
Dan Chamlee, Montecito, Calif.
Pro UTV FI (3)
Marc Burnett, Lakeside, Calif.
Wayne Matlock, Alpine, Calif.
Brandon Schueler, Phoenix
SCORE Lites (2)
Freddie Willert, El Cajon, Calif.
Matias Arjona IV, Ensenada, Mexico
Pro UTV NA (1)
Kaden Wells, St. George, Utah
Class 1/2-1600 (1)
J. David Ruvalcaba, Ensenada, Mexico
Pro Moto Unlimited (3)
Justin Morgan, El Cajon, Calif.
Ray Dal Soglio, Scottsdale, Ariz.
(66x) Santiago Creel, Mexico City
Pro Moto Limited (2)
Marco Pena, Nuevo CG, Mexico
(100x) Santiago Creel, Mexico City
Pro Moto 30 (5)
Ryan Liebelt, Reedley, Calif.
(360x) Santiago Creel, Mexico City, Mexico
Jano Montoya, Winter Garden, Fla.
Luis M. Gomez, Obregon, Mexico
Nick Lanning, Beaumont, Texas
Pro Moto 40 (1)
Jason Trubey, Henderson, Nev.
Pro Moto Ironman (1)
Michael Skurkis, Henderson, Nev.
Pro Moto 50 (1)
Giovanni Spinali, El Cajon, Calif.
Pro Quad (3)
Said Sanchez, Tijuana, Mexico
Adolfo Arellano, Chula Vista, Calif.
Javier Ibarra, San Diego
SPT Quad (1)
Jovanni Marquez, Los Cabos, Mexico
SPT M/C (2)
Schane Schorno, Discovery Baja, Calif.
Carlos Silva, Mexicali, Mexico

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