SEMA eNews Vol. 21, No. 47, November 22, 2018

Racing News: Cameron Steele Takes Overall, SCORE Trophy Truck Win at 51st Annual Baja 1000

Compiled by SEMA Editors

  Baja 1000
Cameron Steele (right) was officially awarded the overall four-wheel vehicle and SCORE Trophy Truck race victory, and Justin Morgan (left) led his team to a perfect season in the 2018 SCORE World Desert Championship, capped by a convincing overall motorcycle victory at the 51st SCORE Baja 1000.
   

Cameron Steele Takes Overall, SCORE Trophy Truck Win at 51st Annual SCORE Baja 1000

Action sports TV announcer/desert racer Cameron Steele was officially awarded the overall four-wheel vehicle and SCORE Trophy Truck race victory at the 51st SCORE Baja 1000 in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico. Finishing second physically behind apparent winner Rob MacCachren, Steele was later awarded the victory after MacCachren was penalized for a course infraction. Steele finished the 806.76-mile race in 16 hours, 24 minutes, 2 seconds in his No. 16 Monster Energy Desert Assassins Geiser Bros.-built Ford Raptor with an average speed of 49.19 mph. In addition, Justin Morgan led his team to a perfect season in the 2018 SCORE World Desert Championship, capped by a convincing overall motorcycle victory. The race was also deciding the season point championships in Pro and Sportsman classes for cars, trucks, UTVs and quads in the season-finale of the four-race 2018 SCORE World Desert Championship. Final official results were released by SCORE race officials after the course closed, all data-tracking devices had been read, penalties assessed and confirmed by the SCORE Competition Review Board late Sunday morning in Ensenada. The race was the season-finale of the four-race 2018 SCORE Desert World Championship. For complete results, visit the SCORE website.

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