Dumas, Rossi, Block, Mears lead celebs–SCORE Baja 1000

November 11, 2021

Race week Nov. 14-20

BFGoodrich Tires 54th SCORE Baja 1000
presented by 4 Wheel Parts

Dumas, Rossi, Block, Mears, T. Price among Crossovers
Set for this year’s special Granddaddy of all Desert Races
Late, on-site racer registration Nov. 15-17 in Ensenada for peninsula run;
Pre-running continues on rugged 1226.35-mile course down Baja California;
Epic season-finale of four-race 2021 SCORE World Desert Championship;

Internationally televised race to air on ESPN2’s World of X Games;
SCORE Live, vehicle tracking at www.score-international.com, Rat Sult emcee

NOTE: All-time 2021 Crossover/Celebrities lists at bottom of text

     ENSENADA, Baja California, Mexico—Sports car racing legend Romain Dumas along with Indy Car racing champ Alexander Rossi, rally racer Ken Block, NASCAR Cup race winner Casey Mears and motorcycle rally champion Toby Price are all among the large group of crossover/celebrity racers who are leaving their ‘comfort zones’ to challenge Mexico’s Baja California peninsula next week as racers from around the world are in Baja California, Mexico for the internationally-televised BFGoodrich Tires 54th SCORE Baja 1000, presented by 4 Wheel Parts.
With entries so far from 35 U.S. States, the U.S. Territories of Guam and Puerto Rico and 18 countries, this year’s Granddaddy of All Desert Races will be a peninsula run of 1226.35 masterful miles down Mexico’s majestic Baja California peninsula, starting in Ensenada, Baja California and finishing in La Paz, Baja California Sur.
    Starting and finishing under strict BioSecurity health and safety protocols in Baja California, Mexico, the final round of the four-race 2021 SCORE World Desert Championship race-week festivities and the Granddaddy of All Desert Races itself will be held this Sunday through next Saturday.
2021 CROSSOVER/CELEBS
The legendary SCORE Baja 1000 has always attracted crossover/celebrity races to leave the pavement and hit the desert and this year’s BFGoodrich Tires 54th SCORE Baja 1000 is clearly no exception to the historical rule. Nearly 25 of the multi-discipline stars are lining up for this year’s bodacious run down the Baja California peninsula.
Leading the crossover celebs this year is clearly Romain Dumas, 43, of France. A factory Porsche driver since 2004, Dumas is a two-time winner of the 24 Hours of LeMans in his homeland and is the current record holder in the Pike’s Peak Hill Climb in Colorado. He is an additional driver for this year’s SCORE Baja 1000 for driver of record Darren Skilton in Class 1 in the No. 122 Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus (SCG) that has evolved with several modifications from the original SCG that won Class 2 in both 2019 and 2020.
Alexander Rossi, 30, of Nevada City, Calif., the 2016 Indy 500 race winner as a rookie is an additional driver again this year with DOR Jeff Proctor in Class 7 in the No. 709 Honda Ridgeline.
Ken Block, 53, of Park City, Utah, is a profession Rally racer, action sports athlete and TV personality. He will be one of three drivers competing in SCORE Trophy Truck with DOR Alan Ampudia of Ensenada, Mexico, in the No. 10 Monster Energy Hoonigan Racing Chevy G-6 built by Geiser Brothers of Phoenix. Third driver on this ‘super team’ is young gun 16-year old Jax Redline, of Amarillo, Texas.
Anyone in motorsports has heard of the ‘Mears Gang’ of Bakersfield, Calif. Casey Mears, 43, of Scottsdale, Ariz., returns to the desert after spending several seasons in IndyCar racing and 15 years in NASCAR Cup racing.
Son of Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame inductee Roger Mears, Casey Mears will be an additional driver for DOR Robby Gordon, 52, of Charlotte, N.C., who himself is a celeb racer after his lengthy careers in both IndyCar and NASCAR Cup racing. They will be driving in Gordon’s No. 77 custom-built Chevy truck in SCORE Trophy Truck.
Officially debuting in the desert in 2019 after years of pre-running and spectating other Mears’ family racers including his father Roger, uncle Rick, brother Roger Jr, cousin C.J. and grandfather Bill, Casey Mears was DOR in that year’s SCORE Baja 1000, finishing 12th out of 28 starters.
Coming to Baja from Australia, Toby Price, 37, arguably is the most-accomplished motorcycle racer of all-time from the Land Down Under.
Price, a two-time Dakar Rally overall motorcycle champion finished second overall and in SCORE Trophy Truck in the 2019 SCORE Baja 1000 as the second driver with fellow-Dakar champion four-wheel racer Nasser Al Attiyah of Qatar.
In this year’s race he will be one of three drivers in Trophy Truck Spec on the team led by 2018 class point champion Bryce Swaim of El Cajon, Calif. and rising star Eliott Watson, 20, El Centro, Calif., who won his UTV class in last year’s SCORE Baja 1000.
BIO SECURITY UPDATE
Closed to the public because of the BioSecurity health protocols in Baja California, pre-race Contingency/Tech will be held (Nov. 16 and 17) along with the start of the race (Nov. 18) in the SCORE compound located in a new site alongside the Marina in Ensenada, just across from the Riviera del Pacifico Cultural Center.
SCORE Racer and SCORE Media Registration will be held Nov. 15-17 in the Red Room at the Riviera.
Spectators, following health protocols, will be able to watch the race from a safe distance all along the race course from Ensenada to La Paz.
SCORE International is well known around the globe as the ‘World’s Foremost Desert Racing Organization.’ Celebrating its 48th season in 2021, this race is the flagship event of the SCORE World Desert Championship.
AMAZING RACE
The SCORE Baja 1000 is at the pinnacle of motorsports as the most iconic, oldest, prestigious, toughest and longest continuously held desert race in the world.
GREEN FLAG
The SCORE Baja 1000 will be an elapsed-time race with staggered starts as the ceremonial green flag on Thursday, Nov. 18 will drop first for the motorcycles and quads at 2 a.m. (PT) and 9 a.m. (PT) for the cars, trucks and UTVs. While the fastest vehicles are expected to finish the monstrous race in around 22 1/2 hours, all vehicles will have a 50-hour time limit to become official finishers in the elapsed-time race.
MORE CROSSOVER CELEBS
Among the other special racers with multiple racing backgrounds entered in this year’s SCORE Baja 1000 are Robby Gordon, Larry Roeseler, Cameron Steele, Bryce Menzies, Brendan Gaughan, Ricky Johnson, Rhys Millen, Sara Price, Juan Carlos Salvatierra, Brad Lovell, PJ Jones and Annie Seel (see expanded list and info below).
BAJA MIL
While every year for the Granddaddy of All Desert Races is mesmerizing, a peninsula run down Mexico’s magnificent Baja California peninsula is, for lack of a better term, hypnotizing.
This year’s race is a peninsula run of 1226.35 miles down majestic Baja California, starting in Ensenada, Baja California and finishing in La Paz, Baja California Sur.
Most of the world’s best desert racers will be in action at this year’s massive BFGoodrich Tires 54th SCORE Baja 1000, presented by 4 Wheel Parts. The 2021 season-finale will be televised on a delayed basis as a one-hour special on ESPN2’s World of X Games programming.  First air date domestically is scheduled for January 9, 2022.
Race week activities will be held Nov. 14-20.
Nearly 300 vehicles are expected at the start line with racers from nearly 40 U.S. States and as many as 20 countries anticipated. Pro and Sportsman classes for cars, trucks, UTVs, motorcycles and quads will be competing in the Granddaddy of All Desert Races.
Ensenada, “The Off-Road Capital of the World” is a coastal city on the Bahia de Todos Santos area of the Pacific Ocean, 80 miles south of the U.S. border at San Diego.
La Paz, the capital of Baja California Sur, is the gateway to the Sea of Cortez and 1,000 miles south of the U.S. Border at San Diego.
This iconic race will start for the 47th time in Ensenada, finish for the 22nd time in La Paz, 24th time overall to run down the peninsula as 2000 and 2007 finished in Cabo San Lucas. It will be the first peninsula run since the 50th SCORE Baja 1000 in 2017.
This race is annually the grand finale of the SCORE World Desert Championship, which has been held exclusively for the past six years in Baja California.
ENTRIES TO DATE
With nearly 300 entries anticipated at the start line, through the close of online registration, 281 total entries have been received for the Granddaddy of All Desert Races, with racers representing 35 U.S. States, U.S. Territory Puerto Rico and 18 countries.
The countries are United Stes, U..S. Territories Guam and Puerto Rio, host  country Mexico, Argentina, Bolivia, Canada, Chile, Denmark, France, Germany, Great Britain, Guatemala, India, New Zealand, Norwy, Peru, Spain and Sweden .
LA RUTA
The race features a course, designed and plotted by SCORE President/Race Director Jose A. Grijalva, of 1226.35 miles of raucously rugged Baja California terrain.
It runs east from Ensenada to Ojos Negros, south to Valle de Trinidad, back southwest to Colonet, south to San Quintin. The course starts heading inland to Catavina then south to Coco’s Corner to Bahia de Los Angeles. From there it heads inland to San Ignacio and back to the Pacific Ocean at race mile 750.
At about race mile 825 it heads east to the Sea of Cortez at race mile 880 and down along the Sea of Cortez past Loreto. After Loreto it runs southwest and back along the Pacific past Villa Insurgentes and Ciudad Constitucion until race mile 1180 were it turns southeast and finally into the finish in La Paz.
The historic race course features three physical checkpoints, 236 virtual checkpoints, including 23 speed zones (37 or 60 miles per hour) for a total of 196.18 miles.
The three physical (full stop) checkpoints will be Checkpoint No. 1 at Chapala (race mile 421.30), Checkpoint No. 2 at the Vizcaino road crossing (race mile 633.31) and at Insurgentes (race mile 999.91).
All Sportsman classes, Class 3, Class 7SX, Class 11, Vintage Trailblazer and Baja Challenge will run reduced course of 1214.01 miles.
The official course map, course notes, racer brief, penalty bulletin and GPS files are posted on the SCORE website under race info for the SCORE Baja 1000.
SCORE LIVE
During contingency on Tuesday and Wednesday (Nov. 16-17) and the race on Thursday (Nov. 18) until the course closes on Saturday (Nov. 20) late afternoon, live streaming will be broadcasting race activities and start activities, finish line interviews and live racing action along the race course.
With increased live race coverage from along the race route, popular Rat Sult, who has been the voice of SCORE over the last six seasons, will once again serve as emcee and lead announcer of the SCORE Live streaming. Assisting Sult will be veteran Dave Arnold along with Matt Moghaddam and Morgan McBride.
SCORE live is being produced again by SCORE Media House, Aaron Laub, producer, Alberto Luna-director, Parker Alexander coordinator.
SCORE live may be launched from the home page of the SCORE website.
SCOREscope
ESPN TV NETWORKS AGAIN IN 2021
For the third straight year, the 2021 SCORE World Desert Championship races are airing on the ESPN family of networks. The four-races will air as specials on the World of X Games program on ESPN2.
ABC first covered the 1967 and 1968 Baja 1000 races on the old ABC Wide World of Sports show with Jim McKay and again in the late 1980s with veteran motorsports journalists Sam Posey and Jack Arute.
All of the SCORE race coverage shows also continue to air internationally in nearly 25 countries in Europe, Asia, Latin America and South America via syndication and ESPN International. The shows are co-produced by SCORE International and SoCal’s award-winning BCII TV.
2022 SCHEDULE
Here are the dates for the four-race 2022 SCORE World Desert Championship which will be held exclusively in Baja California, Mexico for the seventh consecutive year:

  • 35th SCORE San Felipe 250—

March 29-April 3, San Felipe, Mexico

  • BFGoodrich Tires 54th SCORE Baja 500, presented by 4 Wheel Parts—

June 1-5, Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico

  • 3rd SCORE Baja 400—

September 13-18, Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico

  • BFGoodrich Tires 55th SCORE Baja 1000, presented by 4 Wheel Parts—

November 15-20, Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico
SCORE SPONSORS…
Official SCORE Sponsors: BFGoodrich Tires-Official Tire and Race Title Sponsor, Monster Energy-Official Energy Drink, 4 Wheel Parts-Official Off-Road Retailer and Race Presenting Partner, Ford-Official Truck and SUV, King Shocks-Official Shock Absorber, Polaris RZR-Official UTV, RACELINE Wheels-Official Wheel, VP Racing Fuels-Official Fuel, Wide Open Excursions-Official Arrive and Drive Company, Crystal Bay Casino-Official Casino and PCI Race Radios.
SCORE Official Partners: The Satellite Phone Store, Instant Mexico Auto Insurance, Lucerna Hotel.
Additional SCORE Associate Partners:  Baja California Secretary of Sustainable Economy and Tourism, XXIII Ensenada Municipal Government, Ensenada Hotel and Motel Association, Ensenada Tourism Marketing Committee, Cruz Roja Mexicana, San Quintin Municipal Council, Baja California Sur State Government, Baja California Sur Secretary of Tourism and Sustainable Economy, Municipal Government of Mulege, Municipal Government of Loreto, Municipal Government of Comondu and Municipal Government of La Paz, B.C.S.
For more information regarding SCORE, visit the official website of the SCORE World Desert Championship at www.SCORE-International.com.

BFGoodrich Tires 54th SCORE Baja 1000
presented by 4 Wheel Parts

Finale of the four-race 2021 SCORE World Desert Championship
November 15-20, 2021—1,226.35 miles –
Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico to La Paz, Baja California Sur
Total Entries: 281 (as of 11/11/21)
(from 35 U.S. States, territory of Puerto Rico, host Mexico, Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Canada, Chile, Denmark, Germany, Great Britain, Guatemala, India,
New Zealand, Norway, Peru, Spain, Sweden)

2021 CROSSOVERS/CELEBRITY RACERS

Among the crossover/celebrity racers officially entered in this year’s race are (as of 11/11/20):
Romain Dumas, legendary French Rally Racer, two-time winner of the 24 Hours of LeMans, Pike’s Peak Hill Climb record holder, No. 122, Class 1
Alexander Rossi, 2016 Indy 500 champion, former Formula 1 driver, No. 709, Class 7
Ken Block, professional Rally driver, action sports athlete, TV personality, No. 10, SCORE Trophy Truck
Casey Mears, part of legendary ‘Mears Gang’ racing family, former IndyCar racer and 15 years driving in the NASCAR Cup Series, No. 77 SCORE Trophy Truck
Robby Gordon, former NASCAR Team Owner/Driver, owner/driver of stadium off-road truck series, three-time SCORE Baja 1000 Overall Winner, No. 77 SCORE Trophy Truck
Larry Roeseler, AMA Hall of Famer/ORMHOF Hall of Famer, 10 golds in ISDE, 14 SCORE Baja 1000 overall wins, No. 43, SCORE Trophy Truck
Cameron Steele, Hall of Famer, action sports TV announcer, No. 16 SCORE Trophy Truck
Bryce Menzies, SCORE Trophy Truck champion, short-course off-road champion, internationally rally racer, No. 7 SCORE Trophy Truck
Brendan Gaughan, former NASCAR Cup racer and second-generation desert racer who won Class 1 in the 2019 SCORE Baja 1000, No. 162, Class 1
Ricky Johnson, Hall of Fame supercross/motocross motorcycle star, short-course off-road champion, No. 21, SCORE Trophy Truck
Toby Price, champion factory motorcycle rally racer from Australia, two-time Dakar champion, finished second in 2019 SCORE Baja 1000 in SCORE Trophy Truck, No. 242 Trophy Truck Spec
Rhys Millen, champion Formula Drift racer from New Zealand, 3-time Pikes Peak Hill Climb Champion, precision-stunt-car driver, No. 16, SCORE Trophy Truck
Sara Price, champion X-Games and motorcross racer, Formula E racer and 2019 SCORE Trophy Truck Spec season point champion, No. 204, Trophy Truck Spec
Bobby Patton, Texas businessman, part owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers, No. 30L, SCORE TT Legend
Robbie Pierce, owner of Jimco Racing Products, Hall of Fame inductee No. 30L, SCORE Trophy Truck
Santiago Creel, Mexico City, international motorcycle rally racer, No. 200 Trophy Truck Spec
Juan Carlos Salvatierra, most recognized athlete from Boliva, nine-time Dakar Rally racer, No. 725x Pro Moto Ironman
Gary Magness, Film Producer and international businessman, No. 45, SCORE Trophy Truck
Brad Lovell, six-time rock-crawling season championships, and 2012 TORC short course class title, No. BC1, Baja Challenge
PJ Jones, former NASCAR, IndyCar, IMSA, American LeMans, USAC and Stadium Super Trucks racer, No. 2998, Pro UTV FI
Annie Seel, legendary ‘Rally Princess of Dakar’ motorcycle racer from Sweden, motivational speaker Class 11, No. 1188
Fernando Ferrand, Dakar Rally racer from Peru, No. 276, Trophy Truck Spec
Till Bechtolsheimer, IMSA Sports Car racer from Great Britain, originally Germany, lives in New York City, No. 239 Trophy Truck Spec

SCORE Baja 1000 Celebrity Watch

Famous Personalities who have raced in the SCORE Baja 1000 include:
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ANDREAS AIGNER—Austrian 2008 World Rally Championship Production Car champion
NASSER AL-ATTIYAH—Dakar Rally overall champion from Qatar
STEVE APPLETON—Late CEO and President of Micron Technology, stunt-plane pilot
FRANK ARCIERO JR.–off-road racer, developer, Winery owner, former CART team owner
FRANCISCO ARREDONDO—International motorcycle rally racer from Guatemala
JACK ARUTE–Sports TV personality
SCOTT ATCHISON—former IndyCar driver
HUBERT AURIOL–multiple winner of the Grenada-to-Dakar Rally
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BOBBY BALDWIN—President/CEO of the Mirage Resorts, former World Series of Poker Champion
GAYLE BANKS—Land Speed Record Holder
JAMIE BESTWICK—Legendary British BMX racer who won nine straight X Games BMX Vert gold medals
RON BISHOP—Only person who raced in the first 40 SCORE Baja 1000 races a motorcycle
KEN BLOCK—Co-founder of DC Shoes, Pro Rally racer, X Games star
SEBASTIEN BOURDAIS—2004 and 2005 Champ Car World Series season champ from France
RICKY BRABEC—2019 Dakar Rally motorcycle champion and SCORE Baja 1000 race winner
BUD BRUTSMAN—show creator and TV producer of ‘Rides’ and ‘Overhaulin’
CHRIS BUNCOMBE, former LeMans 24 Hour class winner and global rally racer from England
JENSON BUTTON—2009 Formula-1 champion
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JEAN CALVIN–former world class professional figure skater
SHANNON CAMPBELL—Hall of Fame rock Crawling champion
ERIK CARLSSON–world champion rallye driver
PAT MOSS CARLSSON–Erik’s wife/co-driver, sister of race driver Stirling Moss
LANCE CLIFFORD—Rock Crawling champion
ANDREW COMRIE-PICARD—North American Rally racer, 2010 X-games medalist
LARRY CONNOR—prominent Ohio businessman, two-time national sports car racing champion
JESSI COMBS—TV sports personality, moto/car/truck racer
DAN COOK—Professional Fly Fisherman
SANTIAGO CREEL—International motorcycle rally racer from Mexico
ERIN CROCKER—USAC, ARCA and NASCAR Truck racer
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TARA DAKIDES—snowboarding legend
WALLY DALLENBACH SR—former open-wheel racer and CART Chief Steward
WALLY DALLENBACH JR—veteran open-wheel, Pike’s Peak Hill Climb, NASCAR racer, TV personality
PATRICK DEMPSEY—Film and TV star (Grey’s Anatomy)
CYRIL DESPRES—2007 Dakar Rally Overall motorcycle champion
BROC DICKERSON—Short course racer turned desert racer
DOMINIC DOBSON—German-born former CART, NASCAR Truck Series and IMSA sports car star
CARLIN DUNNE—three-time Pike’s Peak Hill Climb motorcycle champion
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KERRY EARNHARDT—NASCAR Racer, Son of the late NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt
TERRY EARWOOD—An instructor with the Skip Barber Racing School who has also won championships in NHRA drag racing and IMSA road racing
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BOBBY FERRO—Noted Hollywood Stunt driver
BRIAN FINCH—Autocross racer, road racer and TV personality
TANNER FOUST—Pro Rally racer, X Games Gold medalist, Formula Drifting Champion, Hollywood Stunt driver
CHIP FOOSE—Star of TV’s Overhaulin’
GREG FOSTER—veteran Formula 1 powerboat racer
LOU FRANCO—noted Hollywood Stunt driver/rider
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GARY GABELICH–Land Speed Record holder
JAMES GARNER–movie/TV star
JOSELE GARZA–Mexico’s only Indianapolis 500 “rookie of the year”
JOHN CLARK GABLE–movie actor and son of famed actor Clark Gable
JAMIE GALLES, former Trans Am and Toyota Atlantic racer whose family was a long-time IndyCar team owner
MICHAEL GAUGHAN—Prominent Las Vegas Hotel/Casino owner
BRENDAN GAUGHAN–NASCAR Cup Series/Xfinity Series/NASCAR Truck racer whose roots are in desert racing
CHRISTINE GIAMPAOLI ZONA—Italian international rally racer lives in Spain and Los Angeles
CHAD GILSINGER–2010 champion of the SCCA National Runoffs Championship
ROBBY GORDON–former CART and NASCAR Cup driver/team owner
MIKE GROFF—former IRL driver
ROBBIE GROFF—former IRL driver
ROBERTO GUERRERO—former IndyCar and Formula 1 veteran
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ROD HALL–25 class victories (one overall)–Only person who has raced in EVERY SCORE Baja 1000
PETE HALSMER–former Indianapolis 500 driver, IMSA GT and Super Vee champion
LAIRD HAMILTON—Surfing legend
IKUO HANAWA—Pike’s Peak Hill Climb record-setting champion in electric race car
VIC HICKEY–land speed racing and off-road racing pioneer
DERRICK HILL—veteran of several open-wheel pavement series, son of the late Formula1 Champion Phil Hill
SAMUEL HUBINETTE—two-time Formula Drift champion from Switzerland, professional stunt driver
RYAN HUNTER-REAY—veteran open-wheel racer and IndyCar champion
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BRIAN ICKLER—NASCAR Truck Series driver with desert racing roots
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JESSE JAMES—Reality TV star (Monster Garage, Jesse James is a Dead Man, etc.)
BRUCE JENNER—Reality TV star, 1976 Olympic decathlon gold medal winner
RICKY JOHNSON–third all-time winningest Supercross motorcycle racer, founder of TORC short-course series
JIMMIE JOHNSON–former motocross star, seven-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup champion
JOHNNY JOHNSON–15 class victories in eight different classes
STEFAN JOHANSSON—IndyCar racer and team owner
PARNELLI JONES–1963 Indianapolis 500 winner
P.J. JONES—Parnelli’s son who has raced open-wheel, sprint cars and NASCAR
TRACY JORDAN—Rock Crawling pioneer with championships in three different series
BERNARDO JOURDAIN–Mexican IndyCar driver
MICHEL JOURDAIN Jr.–Mexican IndyCar and NASCAR driver
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HISASHI KITAMURA—International Enduro motorcycle racer from Japan
ARMIN KREMER—German Rally champion and veteran World Rally Championship driver
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JOHN LANGLEY—award-winning Television producer (COPS), has star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
JOE LOMBARDO—noted Sheriff of Clark County, Nevada
DARREN LAW—GT Prototype racer
KYLE LeDUC—second generation desert racer, five-time Pro-4 short-course off-road champion
ROD LEWIS—Prominent Texas energy (oil) businessman, prominent international air-racing pilot
KEN LOSCH–Former SCCA Formula Mazda racer and Indy Pro Series owner/driver
BRAD LOVELL—multi-time Rock Crawling champion, short course off-road racer
ROGER LOVELL—Rock Crawling champion, short course off-road racer along with brother Brad
MORGAN LUCAS—NHRA Top Fuel drag racer
JUSTIN LOFTON—2009 ARCA champion, NASCAR Truck Series racer
KYLE LOZA–Freestyle MX, XGames Gold medalist
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GARY MAGNESS—Hollywood film producer and international businessman
JEREMY McGRATH—former legendary supercross MX star
HERSHEL McGRIFF–first Carrera Panamericana winner and stock car champion
ROB MacCACHREN—8-time SCORE class champ, Stadium and Short Course racing champion, six-time AARWBA All-America, over 300 career race wins in desert, short-course and stadium won three straight SCORE Baja 1000 races (2014, 2015, 2016)
MIKE ‘MOUSE’ MCCOY—SCORE race champion, noted Hollywood stunt driver, star of Dust to Glory, 2005
CHRIS MacCLUGAGE—legendary IJSBA personal watercraft racing world champion
ANDY McMILLIN—Third generation McMillin Family racer-Corky’s grandson, five-time overall winner of the SCORE Baja 1000
CORKY McMILLIN—Founder-Corky McMillin Cos, patriarch of first SCORE 3-generation team, multiple Baja wins
MARK McMILLIN—Corky’s son, San Diego developer; 8 class wins, including 5 overall in SCORE Baja 1000
TYLER McQUARRIE—Formula Drift racing star, veteran of numerous racing disciplines, driving instructor
CHAD McQUEEN—actor and son of Steve McQueen
STEVE McQUEEN–movie and TV star
CASEY MEARS—NASCAR Cup racer, former desert racer, son of off-road Hall of Famer Roger Mears
RICK MEARS–4-time Indy 500 winner; younger brother of former off-road star Roger Mears
ROGER MEARS—1991 AARWBA All-America racer, desert racing legend, 2020 ORMHoF Inductee, Indy Car Racer
SHEKHAR MEHTA–4-time winner of East African Safari
BRUCE MEYERS–originator of the Meyers Manx, world’s first desert race car (dune buggy)
MIKE METZGER—godfather of Freestyle MX
AK MILLER–American hot rodding and off-road racing patriarch
ROD MILLEN—Pikes Peak Hill Climb Record Holder, rally racer, Stadium racing champion
RHYS MILLEN—Rod’s son, Formula D Drifting racing National Champion, precision Hollywood Stunt driver
RYAN MILLEN—Rod’s son, accomplished Formula Drift racer
RICH MINGA—1987 SCORE Overall Point Champion, noted Hollywood stunt driver
LARRY MINOR—former drag racer and team owner
DANNY MODER—noted film cinematographer with over 20 on his filmography
PAULA MURPHY–one-time ‘world’s fastest woman’ racer
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MICHAEL NESMITH–TV actor/musician “Monkees”; pioneer producer of CD music
PAUL NEWMAN—Actor, race car driver, philanthropist
GUNNAR NILSSON–Formula 1 driver
SERGIO NOLASCO–owner of Mexico’s finest Formula 3 road racing team
AARON NORRIS–motion picture and TV producer; brother of actor Chuck Norris
ERIC NORRIS—former NASCAR touring series driver, TV stunt coordinator, son of actor Chuck Norris
MARCO NOVELO—Mayor of Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico
TED NUGENT–rock ‘n’ roll singing star
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DANNY ONGAIS–motorcycle, drag racing, road racing and Indy 500 racer
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PAUL PAGE—Motorsports TV commentator
TED PAPPAS–Indy 500 racer
TRAVIS PASTRANA—Freestyle MX, Supercross star, X Games Superstar
BOBBY PATTON—Part owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers
CHRIS PAULSEN—Former Indy Car crew chief, owner of C&R Racing, columnist for National Speed Sport News
ROBBIE PIERCE—Former owner of MasterCraft and Impact, now Jimco owner
SAM POSEY–international race driver and motorsports TV commentator
GLEN PLAKE—Two-Time World Champion Hot Dog Skier
SARA PRICE—Motocross, stadium, short-course and Formula E desert racer
TOBY PRICE—champion factory motorcycle rally racer, Dakar champion
DON PRUDHOMME–legendary drag racer
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GASTON RAHIER–former Paris-to-Dakar rally champion
DARON RAHLVES—legendary three-time U.S. Olympic downhill skier
DYLAN RATIGAN—host of CNBC’s ‘Bullseye’ show
BUDDY RICE—2004 Indianapolis 500 winner
ELLIOTT FORBES-ROBINSON—legendary SCCA sports car racer
LARRY ROESELER–legendary Hall of Fame motorcycle rider with an amazing 14 overall wins in SCORE Baja 1000
ALEXANDER ROSSI—2016 Indy 500 champ as a rookie, IndyCar racer, former Formula 1 driver
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BORIS SAID—NASCAR driver and Trans Am racing star
ARMIN SCHWARZ—Seven-time World Rally Championship race winner
ORIOL SERVIA—IndyCar star from Spain
BON SINCLAIR–president of Volvo Automobile of America
GAY SMITH–Pike’s Peak Hill Climb champion
MALCOLM SMITH–off-road motorcycle champion and star of movie, “On Any Sunday”
CAMERON STEELE—Motorsports & Action Sports TV commentator
NELSON STEWART—Former Sprint Car racer, father of NASCAR star Tony Stewart
DAYMON STOKIE—Australian motocross champion
DANNY SULLIVAN—1987 Indianapolis 500 champion
ROBERT SUTTON—President/CEO of Centrix Financial
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TARA DAKIDES—prominent professional snowboarder
MARK THATCHER–son of England’s former prime minister Margaret Thatcher
MAX THIERIOT—second generation desert racer, Hollywood movie and TV actor with 15 films to his credit, currently starring role in CBS TV’s SEAL TEAM
DANNY THOMPSON—Son of SCORE founder Mickey Thompson, former stadium off-road racer
MICKEY THOMPSON–hot rodding and off-road racing pioneer, SCORE founder
ROLF TIBBLIN–world’s only motocross champion in three classes–500, 250 and 125cc
J.R. TODD—NHRA Top Fuel drag racer
JUGATSU TOI–Japanese novelist
KYLE TUCKER– Autocross champion
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JOHNNY UNSER—Indy car racer, first from his racing family to drive in the race
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JIMMY VASSER–CART champion driver
STEPHAN VERDIER—Former Pro Skier, Pikes Peak Hill Climb winner, Formula Drift racer, RallyCross Racer
GUS VILDOSOLA JR—Prominent Mexican businessman who with his father Gus Sr became the first Mexican nationals to win the overall title in the race in 2010
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BILL WEBBER—legendary long-time motorsports TV announcer
CAL WELLS III–NASCAR team owner who has also owned off-road and Indy Car teams
BILL WHITTINGTON—former Indy Car racer
DON WHITTINGTON—former Indy Car racer
LARRY WILCOX–TV actor
BEKKI FREEMAN-WIK—Top female racer in SCORE History, 3-time SCORE Baja 1000 champ
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JOHN ZINK–creator of Indy’s famed ‘laydown cars’