SCORE International Legends

Excerpts from SCORE's Books celebrating the 50 Year Anniversaries of the Baja 1000 and Baja 500, "Racing into History" Vol 1 & Vol. 2

Pancho Bio

Pancho Bio grew up in Ensenada, watching race cars come into the city preparing for the SCORE Baja races. “My dad would see the cars during school recess and watched the cars go by,” said Cisco Bio, son of the ... Read More

Walker Evans

As one of off-road racing’s icons, Walker Evan’s contributions to the sport go well beyond his many race wins. People like Evan’s business partner Randy Anderson, NASCAR racer Brendan Gaughan, engine builder Kevin Kroyer, and racers such as Rod Hall, ... Read More

Bobby Ferro

Among many other SCORE championships, Bobby Ferro has won four SCORE Baja 500 races in his career. But his win at the event in 1972 was his most memorable even though he started nearly dead last.As Ferro recalled, he was ... Read More

Bob Gordon

You don’t get a nickname like “Baja Bob” without earning it. Bob Gordon has an impressive record racing on the Mexican Peninsula befitting of the nickname “Baja Bob”. Gordon was a three-time winner of the Baja 500; two of which ... Read More

Chris Haines

In the early days of Baja racing, motorcyclists dominated races like the SCORE Baja 500 and SCORE Baja 1000 and produced talented individuals who made history there. American Motorcycle Association Hall-of-Fame and Off-Road Motorsports Hall-of-Fame Inductee Chris Haines, is one ... Read More

Rod Hall

Earning a record setting 18 Class victories in the SCORE Baja 500 are only a few of the many accomplishments Rod Hall has made over his career. He competed in more than 180 off-road racing events in his lifetime and ... Read More

Scot Harden

Three-time SCORE Baja 500 Overall Champion (1978, ’85, ’86) and four-time SCORE Baja 500 Class Champion (’76, ’78, ’85, ’86), Scot Harden, traveled the world racing motorcycles. But his best memories of racing were in Mexico. But the ’78 SCORE ... Read More

Troy Herbst

Among the Herbst family’s history in SCORE, Troy Herbst is perhaps one of its most recognizable members. Son of Jerry Herbst who began his off-road racing career in the early 1970s, Troy and brothers Ed and Tim, followed suit in ... Read More

Parnelli Jones

Parnelli Jones, made famous by winning the Indy 500, heard about Baja racing but never intended to try it. After being challenged by then Stock Car builder Bill Stroppe, he was out to prove he could win any race he ... Read More

Curt LeDuc

SCORE racing veteran and Off Road Motorsports Hall of Fame Inductee Curt LeDuc, started his 30 year plus career in off-road racing back in the 1970’s building roll cages and brush guards for his friends who owned Jeeps. “I built ... Read More

Rob MacCachren

If you asked Rob MacCachren which SCORE Baja 500 was his most memorable, the answer has to be the 2018 victory on the 50th anniversary of the event. That’s when MacCachren shocked the desert racing world by flawlessly clinching the ... Read More

Scott McMillin

When Corky McMillin first came to Baja in 1976 and began an off-road racing career, he spawned two additional generations of family racers after his two sons, Scott and Mark got involved. Scott began his racing career co-driving Class 2 ... Read More

Mark McMillin

Mark McMillin is the second generation of the McMillin family who with his brother Scott, began racing with their dad, Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Famer Corky McMillin. While Corky and Scott paired to race in a variety of classes, Mark ... Read More

Bryce Menzies

Bryce Menzies is an incredibly versatile racer who has amassed quite a record including 3 Baja 500 victories. Two of his wins came back to back. He burst onto the scene in 2010 after purchasing a Geiser Brothers Trophy Truck. ... Read More

Bruce Ogilvie

To his fans across four decades of professional racing, AMA Hall of Famer and multiple SCORE champion, Bruce Ogilvie, ruled Baja with calculated determination. First as a racer, then as the fiercely competitive race manager of Team Honda, where he ... Read More

Larry Ragland

Larry Ragland was never known for braggadocio. He exemplified the saying “Speak softly, but carry a big stick.” He let his results on the race course speak for themselves. His 5 wins at the Baja 1000 are impressive, but he ... Read More

Malcolm Smith

Anyone riding on two-wheels knows of the legendary motorcycle racer Malcolm Smith, who began his motorcycle racing career in 1956. He began winning motorcycle events earning him induction into both the American Motorcyclist Association Hall of Fame and the Off-Road ... Read More

Eric Solorzano

A class win in the SCORE Baja 500 is impressive. But imagine the odds-defying thrill of winning it in a bone-stock 50-year old VW Beetle. Class 11 driver Eric Solorzano knows the feeling well, he’s won his SCORE Baja 500 ... Read More

Mickey Thompson

The story behind the creation of the SCORE International began in 1969, the year of the first Baja 500. Racer and promotor Mickey Thompson decided to compete in his first off-road desert race he heard so much about. Thompson teamed ... Read More

SCORE Baja 1000 & 500 50th Anniversary Books!

New books celebrating the SCORE Baja 1000 & 500 50th Anniversary. Racing into History Volumes 1 & 2

  • Pictorial Celebrations of Both Races
  • Capturing the Historic 50th Anniversary race weeks from set-up to the finish line.
  • Massive 416 page & 432 page Commemorative Hardbound Books listing all entrants and finishers.
  • Race History highlights of the SCORE Legends.
  • Historic Vehicle Overview.
  • Historical Reference with SCORE Baja 1000 & 500 statistics for the past 50 years.