SEMA eNews Vol. 16, No. 52, December 26, 2013

Racing News: World of X-Games Documentary on 46th Annual SCORE Baja 1000 Airs This Weekend

Compiled by SEMA Editors

World of X-Games to Air Special on 46th Annual SCORE Baja 1000
ESPN’s action sports television series World of X-Games will air a one-hour documentary on the 46th annual SCORE Baja 1000 on Saturday, December 28, at 4:00 p.m. (EST) on ABC.

Hosted by British motorsports commentator Toby Moody, the one-hour program features the superstars of off-road truck racing and the battle for both the race win and the overall SCORE season points championship. Past Baja champions BJ Baldwin, Rob MacCachren, Bryce Menzies, Robby Gordon, Vildolsola Racing and many others are featured in this ultimate battle of 800+ horsepower Trophy Trucks. 

A sneak peek of the program is available on the ESPN X-Games website.

  Horseless Carriage Club, Irwindale Speedway
The Horseless Carriage Club of America will stage the start of its annual Holiday Excursion at the Irwindale Speedway, Sunday, December 29.
   

Horseless Carriage Club Holiday Motor Excursion at Irwindale Speedway
The Horseless Carriage Club of America will stage the start of its annual Holiday Excursion at the Irwindale Speedway, Sunday, December 29. The special run for classic motor vehicles built before 1933 is one of the most unique and colorful automotive traditions of the Los Angeles Holiday season with roots back to the earliest days of the motorcar in Southern California.
 
Gates to the Speedway will open at 7:00 a.m. for fans to view the machines and to talk to their owners about the history of each automobile. At 9:45 a.m. the tour drivers and their passengers will meet to be issued route books for the day. Between 10:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., the assembled machines (more than 250 are anticipated) will parade one-by-one out of the Speedway parking lot and on to the 2013 excursion route. 

Formula DRIFT Announces 10-Year Anniversary Book in Partnership With Performance Publication Media Group
Formula DRIFT has announced a print collaboration with Performance Publication Media Group to release a 10-Year Anniversary Book. Book deliveries will begin before the start of the 2014 Formula DRIFT Pro Championship season. The 11x9-in. perfect-bound book features a "rubberized" gate fold cover with 128 acid-free, archival-quality pages inside. The past 10 years of action will be showcased with photography and curated by well-known photographer Larry Chen. The 10-Year Anniversary Book will be available in a limited quantity. Only 2,000 numbered copies will be printed, and the custom die-cut sleeve will include 10 limited-edition Formula DRIFT trading cards.

  VP Racing Fuel, Rally America
VP Racing Fuel will continue to serve as the “Official Fuel of the Rally America National Championship.”
   

VP Racing Fuel Extends Agreement With Rally America
Officials with Rally America renewed an agreement with VP Racing Fuel that will extend technical expertise and fuel delivery for Rally America national events through 2016. The racing fuel manufacturer will continue to serve as the “Official Fuel of the Rally America National Championship.” VP Racing Fuel’s Rally Max, MS100 and MS109E racing fuels have been designated the spec fuels for Rally America’s Open Class for 2014.

VP Racing Fuel will continue to provide the 2014 Rally America National Championship season with fuel delivered at the following national events:

  • January 24–25: Sno*Drift Rally - Atlanta, MI
  • February 21–22: Rally of the 100 Acre Wood - Salem, MO 
  • May 2–4: Oregon Trail Rally - Portland, OR 
  • May 30–31: Susquehannock Trail Rally - Wellsboro, PA 
  • June 28: Mt. Washington HillClimb - Gorham, NH
  • July 18–19: New England Forest Rally - Newry, ME
  • August 22–23: Ojibwe Forests Rally - Detroit Lakes, MN
  • October 17–18: Lake Superior Performance Rally - Houghton, MI     

Both Regional and National rally teams must pre-order VP Rally Max, MS100 or MS109E Racing Fuel from VP’s regional distributors in advance of each round. Pre-order fuel will be delivered to teams at all events during a specified delivery time on the first day of practice.

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