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2018 Score World Desert Championship
51st Annual SCORE Baja 1000 - Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico

Competing this year’s 51st SCORE Baja 1000’s in the Trophy Truck category is Coastal Racing’s own Scott Kiger and Barry Hawk. This will be their first appearance in this category. Previously, Scott Kiger along with teammates Mark Holtz and RJ Anderson took home First Place at in the UTV category at the 2013 SCORE Baja1000 with a time 27:16:57.


  • The world’s most iconic, oldest, prestigious and longest continuously held desert race, this year’s epic 51st SCORE Baja 1000 is being held over a rugged 806.76-mile race course over the Northern part of Mexico’s majestic Baja California peninsula, starting and finishing in Ensenada, Baja California Norte. The 51st annual SCORE Baja 1000 is truly the Granddaddy of all Desert Races.


  • TOTAL MILEAGE: 806.76 miles (5 physical checkpoints, 192 virtual checkpoints plus the finish line). Start/Finish on Blvd. Costero, adjacent to the Riviera del Pacifico Cultural Center in Ensenada. This year’s race course features 5 outlying checkpoints where each vehicle is required to quickly stop before continuing on.  The checkpoints will be located as follows: Checkpoint No. 1—North of San Felipe (race mile 177.34), No. 2—before Hwy 1 on Chapala Road (rm 378.27), No. 3—San Quintin (rm 597.81), No. 4—Vicente Guerrero Wash (rm 633.85), No. 5—Santo Tomas (rm 733.02).


  • This year’s event features 300 of the world’s best racers from 38 U.S. States, 18 countries in Pro and Sportsman classes for cars, trucks, UTVs, motorcycles and quads. Each racer has thrown their hat into the ring in hopes of concurring the Granddaddy of all Desert Races the 51st SCORE Baja 1000.


  • Both days of contingency and the entire epic 51st SCORE Baja 1000 race will be live streamed from the SCORE start/finish line ramp on the SCORE website ( The streaming will be hosted by SCORE regular announcer Rat Sult along with veteran motorsports announcer Dave Arnold. During the race there will also be live tracking of all vehicles displayed from the home page of the SCORE website.

Download a copy of our event poster here: Download - Coastal Racing's SCORE Baja 1000 Event Poster

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