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Wednesday, March 12, 2008

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BAJA 250 at San Felipe Baja California, Mexico

Desert Off Road Race in the Baja Racing News Series all Team-Drivers eligible for the KING OF BAJA.com Award


WHAT: 22nd Annual Baja 250 Desert Race at San Felipe
WHEN: Saturday, March 15, 2008
WHERE: San Felipe-Baja California, Mexico (120 miles south of U.S./Mexico Border) South of Calexico California USA
WHO: Nearly 280 entries from 20 U.S. States, Mexico, Canada, Israel, Italy, and Germany.


COURSE:

TOTAL MILEAGE: 231.73 miles (4 checkpoints). The course is a long, fairly narrow loop extending north of San Felipe up to and along Highway 3 and south almost to Puertecitos on the east side adjacent to the Sea of Cortez. Course will start in the shadow of the famed San Felipe Arches and finish just south of there adjacent to the Tecate Building. Heading northwest of town, it runs in a counterclockwise direction. Course runs west and south of town. The challenging course runs through three major washes in the area: Matomi, Azufre and Huatomote, with silt, jagged rocks, and narrow passes between walls of rock.

CHECKPOINTS:

CK 1-race mile 61.58

CK 2-rm122.30

CK 3-rm192.78

CK 4-rm213.80


PRE/POST SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
FRIDAY, March 14--(All times PST) Racer Registration, Bandidos Cantina, 8:30a.m.-4:30p.m.Media Registration, Bandidos Cantina, 9a.m.-5p.m.Contingency Row, Downtown on the Malecon, 10a.m.-5p.m.Safety Inspection, Downtown on the Malecon, 10a.m.-6p.m.Mandatory Driver/Rider Meeting, Bandidos Cantina, 7p.m.


SATURDAY, March 15--(all times PST)Posting of Unofficial Results-S/F Line (Los Arcos Hotel)-Throughout the dayCompetition Review Board-Los Arcos Hotel, 8 p.m.


SUNDAY, March 16--(all times PST)Awards Celebration, Downtown on the Malecon, 10 a.m.


START/FINISH:START: at the San Felipe Arches FINISH: Adjacent to Tecate Building


RACE DAY

SATURDAY, March 15--(all times PST) (Subject to Change)

SCHEDULE:Late Registration & Tech, start line, 5:30 a.m.-11 a.m.Media Center Open, start line, 5:30 a.m.-8 p.m.RACE STARTS: Motorcycles, ATVs-6a.m.; Cars, Trucks-10 a.m. One Vehicle starts every 30 seconds.


CLASS STARTING ORDER: Motorcycles/ATVs: 22, 30, 40, 21, 20, 50, 60, 25, 24, SPT M/C>, SPT M/C<, SPT ATVCars/Trucks: TT, 1, 10, SL, 8, PT, 1-2/1600, 5, 7, 5/1600, 7S, 7SX, SF, SM, 9, 3, 17, SPT TRUCK, SPT CAR, Class 11, 17, SPT UTV.

TIME LIMIT: All vehicles will have a 10 hour time limit, from the time each vehicle starts, to complete the course.

SANCTION:Sanctioned and produced by SCORE International-Los AngelesCEO & President--Sal Fish; Vice-President--Paul Fish; Administration--Sue Johnson; Mexican Liaison--Oscar Ramos.

MOST RECENT LIST OF RACERS

UPDATED MARCH 12 Pro Cars & Trucks

TROPHY-TRUCK (Unlimited Production Trucks)

2 Pete Sohren, Glendale, Ariz., Ford F-1501 Mark Post, Laguna Beach, Calif./Rob MacCachren, Las Vegas, Ford F-15097 B.J. Baldwin, Las Vegas, Chevy Silverado16 Cameron Steele, San Clemente, Calif., Cadillac Escalade38 Garron Cadiente, Mesa, Ariz., Ford F-1504 Gus Vildosola Jr. /Gus Vildosola Sr., Mexicali, Mexico, Ford F-15033 Chad Ragland, Vista, Calif., Toyota Tundra96 Bobby Baldwin, Las Vegas, Chevy Silverado7 Scott Steinberger, Cypress, Calif., Ford F-15012 Brian Collins, Las Vegas/Chuck Hovey, Escondido, Calif., Dodge Ram 150084 Nick Vanderwey, Phoenix/Larry Vanderwey, Litchfield Park, Ariz./Michael Vanderwey, Phoenix, Chevy Silverado55 Luis Wallace, Cd. Juarez, Mexico, Ford F-15085 Todd Wyllie, New River, Ariz., Chevy C150035 Robbie Pierce, Santee, Calif., Chevy Silverado54 Jesse James, Sunset Beach, Calif., Chevy 15008 Roger Norman, Reno, Nev., Ford F-15022 Damen Jefferies, Apple Valley, Calif., Chevy Silverado39 Ron Whitton, Mesa, Ariz., Ford F-15032 Juan C. Ibarra, Ensenada, Mexico, Ford F-15042 Will Staats Jr., Valencia, Calif., Ford F-150

CLASS 1 (Unlimited single or two-seaters)

100 Bill Gasper, 40, Chino Hills, Calif., Porter-Chevy101 Dale Lenk, Newport Beach, Calif./Randy Perry, Santa Ana, Calif., Penhall-Chevy102 Brian Hudson, Westminister, Calif., Hustler-Chevy103 Brian Parkhouse, Bell Gardens, Calif./Tom Ridings, Long Beach, Calif. Jimco-Chevy104 Armin Schwarz, Germany/Martin Christensen, Escondido, Calif., Jimco-BMW105 John Harrah, Reno, Nev., Jimco-Dodge106 Eric Chase, San Diego/Stuart Chase, Burbank, Calif., Penhall-Chevy107 B.J. Richardson, Las Vegas, Bunderson-Chevy108 Chuck Dempsey, Oak Hills, Calif./Mark Levrett, Sparks, Nev., HMS-Chevy109 Jeff Farris, Kerman, Calif., HMS-Chevy, BFG Tires110 Luis Ramirez Jr., Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, HMS-Chevy111 Pat Dean, Las Vegas, Bunderson-Chevy112 Paul Keller, El Cajon, Calif./Steve Willonberg, Lakeside, Calif., Jimco-Chevy113 Josh Rigsby/Steve Ewers, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Penhall-Chevy114 Dale Ebberts, Wilton, Calif./Brad Etter, Villa Park, Calif., Porter-Chevy115 Enrique Bujanda, Socorro, Texas/Hector Trillo, Canutillo, Texas, Porter-Chevy116 Robert Ross, Chula Vista, Calif./Raymond Potter, Anaheim, Calif., Potter-Chevy117 Alex Almaraz, Tijuana, Mexico, Jimco-Chevy148 Barry Karakas, Oak Hills, Calif./Andrew Birchard, Beaumont, Calif., BKFab-Chevy149 Craig Bouman, Newport Beach, Calif./Damon Way, Laguna Beach, Calif., Porter-Ford

CLASS 1-2/1600 (VW-powered, single or two-seaters to 1600cc)

1601 Brent Parkhouse/Cody Parkhouse, Long Beach, Calif., Mirage1602 Cory Boyer/Rick Boyer, Bakersfield, Calif./Fernie Padilla, Las Vegas, Lohringer1603 Jorge Sanchez, Mexicali, Mexico, Curry1604 Hiram Duran/Eric Duran/Evan Duran, Tecate, Calif., Amplified1605 Cody Robinson, El Centro, Calif./Roberto Romo, Mexicali, Mexico1606 Luis Martinez, Mexicali, Mexico/Victor Lugo, Calexico, Calif., Mayoral1607 Pacho Garcia, Sonoyta, Mexico, Curry1608 Victor Barreda, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico/Armando Boehme, San Jose del Cabo, Mexico, Curry1609 Arturo Velazco, Banning, Calif./Steve Cruz, San Diego/Abel Velazco, Banning, Calif., Porter1610 Ramiro Escobedo/Sergio Romo, Tijuana, Mexico, Fraley1600 Dave Caspino, Woodland Hills, Calif., Lothringer1612 Ricardo Cons/Marco Frecoro, Mexicali, Mexico, Ventura1613 Edgar Avalos, El Paso, Texas/Oscar Rejeda, Cd. Juarez, Mexico, Kreger1614 Armando Avila, Horizon, Texas/Enrique Armendoriz, Cd Juarez, Mexico, Jimco1616 Alex Navarrete/Leonardo Navarrete, Mexicali, Mexico, Jimco1617 Blaise Jackson, Fallbrook, Calif., Meco1618 Adrian Soto, El Paso, Texas/Gustavo Vicencio, Cd. Juarez, Mexico, Jimco1619 Edgar Alvarez Jr. /Edgr Alvarez Sr., Mexicali, Mexico, Curry1620 Martin Shuster, Daytona Beach, Fla./David Romeo, Orman Beach, Fla., Jormanwerks1621 Eric Duran/Evan Duran/Edwin Carrillo, Tecate, Calif., Neth1642 Steven Eugenio, El Centro, Calif., Jimco1643 Ray Files/Josh Tieman, Carlsbad, Calif., MetalWorks1644 Carlos Montalvan/Angel Gonzalez, Tecate, Calif.1645 Adam Pfankuch, Carlsbad, Calif., Mirage1646 Eliseo Garcia, San Ysidro, Calif./Hector Sarabia, Ensenada, Mexico, Garibay1647 Arnoldo Gutierrez Jr. /Arnoldo Gutierrez Sr., Mexicali, Mexico1648 Juan Gallo/Marco Gallo, San Felipe, Mexico, Curry1649 Josue Delgado/Manuel Delgado, Mexicali, Mexico, BandaCLASS 3 (Short Wheelbase 4X4)--301 Donald Moss, Sacramento, Calif./Ken Moss, Marysville, Calif., Ford Bronco302 Alejandro Cancino/Javier Cancino, Tijuana, Mexico, Ford Explorer

CLASS 5 (Unlimited VW Baja Bugs)

501 Kevin Carr, San Diego, Lothringer502 George Seeley, Glendale, Calif.503 Pietro Brassea/Ivan Pacheco, Mexicali, Mexico519 Carlos Albanez/Luivan Voelker, Mexicali, MexicoCLASS 5/1600 (1600cc VW Baja Bugs)--551 Pedro Athie/Manuel Meza, Ensenada, Mexico552 Ernie Negrete, San Ysidro, Calif./Oscar Venagas, Rosarito, Mexico553 Gustavo Avina, Ensenada, Mexico/Lucio Avinn, Chula Vista, Calif.554 Trevor Anderson/Mark Anderson, Carlsbad, Calif.555 Tommy Craft, El Cajon, Calif./Ron Craft, Santee, Calif.550 Mario Reynoso/Francisco Reynoso, Tijuana, Mexico557 Alonso Angulo/Jose Mendoza, Ensenada, Mexico575 Saul Garcia/Glisero Hernandez, Hemet, Calif.576 Ernesto Arambula/Ezequiel Mendoza, Ensenada, Mexico577 Jose Montoya/Jesus Alonso, Ensenada, Mexico578 Enrique Zazueta Jr. /Enrique Zazueta Sr., La Paz, Mexico579 Marcos Nunez/Norberto Rivera, Ensenada, Mexico

CLASS 7 (Open mini trucks)

700 Dan Chamlee/Tom Chamlee, Carpenteria, Calif., Ford Ranger701 Brandon Walsh/Travis Freedman, Salome, Ariz., Toyota Tacoma702 Sergio Torres/Everardo Fierro, San Diego, Ford Ranger703 Jose Gonzalez/Jonatan Quintero, Mexicali, Mexico713 A.J. Rodriguez, Perris, Calif., Ford Ranger714 Rick Battey/Joshua Battey, Grants Pass, Ore., Ford Ranger

CLASS 7SX (Modified, open mini trucks)

740 Rich Severson, Mesa, Ariz./Pat Neveau, Phoenix, Ford Ranger741 Alberto Iriarte/Benjamin Arreda, Tecate, Mexico, Ford Ranger742 Heidi Steele, San Clemente, Calif./Tim Lawrence, Santee, Calif., Ford Ranger\744 Kurt Youngs, La Verne, Calif./Raymond MacChesney, Azusa, Calif., Toyota Tacoma745 Trevor Turley/Norm Turley, Long Beach, Calif., Ford Ranger756 Gerardo Novelo, Ensenada, Mexico, Nissan Frontier758 John Holmes, Olivenhain, Calif./Mark Landersman, Temecula, Calif., Ford Ranger759 Ted Moncure/Doug Hood, Long Beach, Calif., Toyota Tacoma

CLASS 8 (Full-sized two-wheel drive trucks)

801 Rodrigo AmpudiaJr. /Rodrigo Ampudia Sr., Ensenada, Mexico, Ford F-150802 Noah Ostanik, Encinitas, Calif./Steve Wolcott, San Diego, Ford F-150803 Beny Canela, Indio, Calif./Dennis Milner, Palm Springs, Calif., Ford F-150804 Juan Carlos Lopez, Tecate, Mexico839 Dean Wayman, Hawthorne, Calif./James Connelly, North Hollywood, Calif., Ford F-150

CLASS 9 (VW-powered, Short wheelbase, single or two-seaters)

949 Daniel Reyes Jr., Calexico, Calif./Hector Ortega, Tijuana, Mexico, VenegasCLASS 10 (Single or two-seaters to 1650cc)--1001 Mark Hutchins/C.J. Hutchins, Henderson, Nev., Kreger-Honda1002 Brendan Fikes, Midland, Texas/Pierre Lauie, Dallas, Porter-Honda1003 Mike Lawrence/Anthony Lopiccalo, Brea, Calif., Lothringer-VW1004 Javier Buelna, Ejido Echizera, Mexico1005 Rocky Merino, Rosarito, Mexico, RPS-Honda

SCORE LITE (VW-powered, Limited single-1776cc-or two-seaters-1835cc)

1201 Steve Mamer, Holtville, Calif., Raceco1202 Victor Valdez, San Diego, Chenowth1203 Luis Barragan/Luis Barragan Jr., Mexicali, Mexico1204 Bill Hernquist/Scott Reams, San Diego, Jimco1200 Tom Watson, El Centro, Calif./Tim Noe, San Diego, Prill1206 Ricardo Malo/Arturo Honold, Mexicali, Mexico, Curry1207 Rick St. John, Encinitas, Calif./Vic Bruckmann, San Diego, Duvell1209 Gary Johnson, Camarillo, Calif./Mike Majesky, Newbury Park, Calif., Messick1210 Lee Banning, Laveen, Ariz./Lee Banning Jr., Litchfield Park, Ariz.1211 David Callaway, Menifee, Calif./Scott Mapes, Riverside, Calif., Callaway1212 Michael Bennett/Jim Stapleton, San Marcos, Calif.1214 Pedro Morquecho, Mexicali, Mexico, Curry1215 Tito Robles/Arturo Salas Chula Vista, Calif., Jimco1216 Mike Williams, Prescott, Ariz., Meco1217 Jake Jones, Aliso Viejo, Calif./Scot Jones, San Clemente, Calif., Chenowth1218 Hector Martinez/Gabriel Martinez, Calexico, Calif., Jimco1249 Bob Carr/Alfie Bueno, San Diego, Lothringer

CLASS 11 (Stock VW Sedans)

1101 Jim Graham, Felton, Calif./Mike Aquino, Sunnyvale, Calif.1100 Ramon Fernandez/Thomas Fernandez, Ensenada, Mexico1148 Eric Solorzano, Tijuana, Mexico1149 John Ledyard, San Marino, Calif./Jimbo Ferguson, San FranciscoSTOCK FULL (Stock, Full-sized trucks)--861 Josh Hall, Reno, Nev., Hummer H2860 John Griffin, Mission Viejo, Calif./Jeremy Spirkoff, El Cajon, Calif., Ford F350863 Chad Hall, Reno, Nev., Hummer H3Alpha877 Pedro Vargas, Tijuana, Mexico, Chevy C1500878 Kent Kroeker, Valley Center, Calif./Rodolfo Iribe, San Ysidro, Calif., Dodge Ram2500879 Clyde Stacy, Bristol, Va./Justin Matney, Bristol, Tenn./William Aylor, Union, Ky., Dodge Ram2500

STOCK MINI (Stock, Mini-sized trucks)

761 Steve Kovach, Tempe, Ariz./Chip Carr, Gilbert, Ariz./Kyle Kovach, Mesa, Ariz., Ford Ranger760 Rod Hall, Reno, Nev., Hummer H3PROTRUCK (Limited Production Trucks)--233 Max Post, Laguna Beach, Calif., Ford F-150202 Jason Horsley, Salt Lake City/Jeff Horsley, Sandy, Utah, Chevy Silverado
PRO MOTORCYCLESCLASS 22 (250cc or more)--1x Robby Bell, Sun City, Calif./Johnny Campbell, San Clemente, Calif. Honda CRF450X2x Quinn Cody, Buellton, Calif./David Pearson, Las Vegas/David Kamo, New Plymouth, Idaho, KTM 530XCRW3x Nick Saia, Morro Bay, Calif./Kevin Murphy, Malibu, Calif., Honda CRF450X4x Luis Ramirez/Diego Ramirez, Apple Valley, Calif./Christian Ramirez, Redlands, Calif., Suzuki 400DRZ5x Steve Hengeveld, Oak Hills, Calif., Honda CRF450X6x Ralph Barrera, Bell Gardens, Calif./Rico de Saracho, Redondo Beach, Calif., Honda CRF450X7x Ryan Penhall, Corona, Calif., Honda CRF450X8x Caleb Gosselaar, Valencia, Calif./Timmy Weigand, Santa Clarita, Calif., Honda CRF450X9x Cameron Corfman, El Centro, Calif./Aaron Tuck, Brawley, Calif., Beta RR52510x Grant Steele, Temecula, Calif., Honda CRF450X11x Cory Evenson, Ramona, Calif./Cory Brewer, El Cajon, Calif., KTM 525XC12x Shawn Dolmage/Larry Badgwellm, Lake Forest, Calif./Max Eddy, Barstow, Calif., Honda CRF450X13x Cody Wallis/Adam Thissen, Reno, Nev./Robert Underwood, Coleville, Calif., Honda CR500

CLASS 21 (126cc to 250cc)

101x Mariano Escobar/Victor Gomez, Ensenada, Mexico/Chris Villalobos, Tecate, Mexico, Yamaha YZ450102x Mike Crawford, Phoenix/Ben Porter, Goodyear, Ariz./Carlos Gonzalez, Navojoa, Mexico, Honda CRF450X103x Bernard Bohrer, Laguna Niguel, Calif., Honda CRF450X105x Edy Garcia/Ivan Ramirez Jr., Ensenada, Mexico, Yamaha YR450F106x Robert Gustine, Valley Center, Calif./Bryan Gustine, San Diego/Greg Bruning, Carlsbad, Calif., Honda CRF450X107x Cody Knight, Reno, Nev./Ryan Toomey/Martin Kite, Sparks, Nev., Yamaha YZ250100x Carlos Casas/Noe Ibarra, Chula Vista, Calif., KTM 450CXF149x Kenneth Lopez, Chula Vista, Calif./Hector Hernandez, San Diego/David Gonzalez Jr., Chula Vista, Calif.CLASS 20 (125cc)--151x Chad Black, Laguna Hills, Calif./Connor Penhall, Corona, Calif., Honda CRF250X152x Larry Perkins, Strafford, Mo./Craig Goldsberry, Springfield, Mo./Malcolm Wood, Bolivor, Mo./Gabriel Hinshaw, Olathe, Kansas, Honda CRF250X153x Mario Acosta/Oscar Hale Jr., Ensenada, Mexico, Yamaha YZ250F179x Anna Cody, Spring Valley, Calif./Stacy Doerkson, Apple Valley, Calif./Cathy Duncan, Los Alamos, Calif./Sarah Kritch, Bakersfield, Calfi., Honda CRF250X

CLASS 30 (Riders over 30 years old)

301x Einar Myhrer, San Diego/Josh Berlin, Oceanside, Calif., Honda XR650R303x Mike Johnson, El Paso, Texas/Kyle Abney, Albuquerque, N.M., Honda CRF450X304x Kenneth Durr Jr., Palm Desert, Calif./Pete Cochran, Laguna Beach, Calif.305x Chris Parker, Newport Beach, Calif./Collie Potter, El Cajon, Calif./Tim Bina, Irvine, Calif., Honda CRF450X300x Jim O’Neal/Jimmy O’Neal Jr., Simi Valley, Calif./Jason Trubey, Mohave Valley, Ariz./Luke Dodson, Castaic, Calif./Gerardo Rojas, Vicente Guerrero, Mexico, Honda CRF450X307x Scott Myers, Sun City, Calif./Steve Garnet, Carson City, Nev./Francisco Septien, Ensenada, Mexico, Kawasaki KLX450308x Troy Walker, Running Springs, Calif.349x Ramon Meraz/Luis Zarate, Mexico City/Alex Kuri, San Jose Del Cabo, Mexico, Honda XR650R

CLASS 40 (Riders over 40 years old)

400x Brett Helm, Poway, Calif./Jon Ortner, Santa Barbara, Calif./Lou Franco, Sherman Oaks, Calif./Jeff Kaplan, Thousand Oaks, Calif., Honda CRF450X401x Stuart Goggins, Upland, Calif./Jeff Horsley, Goodyear, Ariz./Tim Vasquez, Monrovia, Calif., Honda CRF450X402x Shawn Price, Hillsborough, Calif., KTM 450XC403x Peter Schmidtmann, San Felipe, Mexico, Honda XR650R

CLASS 50 (Riders over 50 years old)

501x Kenny Hayden, Shadow Hills, Calif./Doug Smith, Upland, Calif./Bob Johnson, Temecula, Calif., Honda CRF450X502x Charles Marshall, Carmichael, Calif./Erik McKenna, Loomis, Calif., KTM 530EXC503x Jamie De La Torre, Tijuana, Mexico/Gilberto Gallardo/Leonel Vallejo/Cesar Parra, San Diego, KTM530EXC500x Jim O’Neal, Simi Valley, Calif./Mike Sixberry, Bullhead City, Ariz./Andy Kirker, Santa Ana, Calif./Dan Dawson, Agua Dulce, Calif./Paul Needels, Westlake Village, Calif., Honda CRF450X505x Lyman Scherer/Al Corte, Phoenix/Joe Ortega, Fountain Hills, Ariz., Honda CRF450X

CLASS 60 (Riders over 60 years old)

601x Paul Lussier, West Greenwich, R.I./Michael Murdock, Idaho Falls, Idaho, Honda XR650R600x Donald Lewis, Marlborough, Conn./Gene Dempsey, Apple Valley, Calif./Sam Dempsey, Lake Balboa, Calif./Bob Gates, Hesperia, Calif./Mike Harper, Landers, Calif./Charles Koistra, Menifee, Calif., Honda CRF450X619x Wiliam Rogers, Escondido, Calif., Husaberg FE450

PRO ATVsCLASS 25 (over 251cc)

1a Danny Prather, Ramona, Calif./Mike Cafro, Bonsall, Calif./Levi Marana, Hemet, Calif./Chad Prull, Laveen, Ariz., Honda TRX450R2a Max Hernandez, Queen Creek, Ariz./T.J. Miller, Tucson, Ariz./Jason Fritz, Globe, Ariz., Honda TRX450R3a Robert Tinder, Queen Creek, Ariz./Erick Gano, Chandler, Ariz., Honda TRX450R4a Javier Robles, Cd. Guadalupe Victoria, Mexico/Cristian Valles, Chula Vista, Calif./Adolfe Arellano, Tijuana, Mexico, Honda TRX450R5a Reid Rutherford, Montrose, Colo./Tony Valerio, Telluride, Colo./Benn Vornadakis, Rico, Colo., Honda TRX450R6a Wayne Matlock, El Cajon, Calif./Harold Goodman Jr., Brownstown, Mich., Honda TRX450R7a Taylor Stormberg/Matthew Stromberg/Ryan Kantor, Medford, Ore., Yamaha Raptor8a Jason Greenhaw, Bakersfield, Calif./Nick Nelson, Tehachapi, Calif./Nick DeStout, Oceanside, Calif.9a Alfonso Cota, Alpine, Calif./Josh Row/Greg Row, El Cajon, Calif., Honda TRX450R10a Moshe Yosef, Tarzana, Calif. (Israel), Polaris Outlaw11a Ted Franch, Scottsdale, Ariz./Troy Sievers, Phoenix/Richard French, Alpine, Utah, Honda TRX450X12a Stefano Caputo, San Felipe, Mexico (Italy)/Felipe Velez, San Felipe, Mexico/Jorge Romo, Ensenada, Mexico, Honda TRX450R

CLASS 24 (under 251cc)

101a Rob Ransford, Downers Grove, Ill./Mike Rodgers White, Ga./David Bailey, Springhill, Fla., Artic Cat DVX400103a Francisco Servin/Isaac Castro/Rocky Merino, Chula Vista, Calif., Honda TRX450R104a Benjamin Lopez/Jesus Lopez/Miguel Arellano, San Diego, Honda TRX450R105a Carlos Mancillas/Arnie Pruneda, Chula Vista, Calif./Christian Vargas, San Diego, Honda TRX450R106a Craig Christy, Burbank, Calif./Robin Fawcett, Santee, Calif./Steve Abrego, Covina, Calif., Honda TRX450R107a Javier Beltran, San Ysidro, Calif./Santos Perez, Tijuana, Mexico/Cristian Rojas, San Ysidro, Calif., Kawasaki KX450108a Gary Gonzalez/Alberto Perez/Armando Esparza, Mexicali, Mexico, Honda TRX450R110a Alonso Ruiz/Luis Zuego/Marco Cota, San Felipe, Mexico, Yamaha YZF450111a Benjamin Godoy, San Diego/Rodrigo Rubio, Menifee, Calif./Paul Velasquez, San Diego, Honda TRX450R112a Angel Martin/Francisco Espinoza/Jose Niobla, Riverside, Calif., Yamaha YZF450113a Cristian Valles, San Diego/Jose Contreras/Bernardo Arellano, Tecate, Mexico/Roberto Ulloa, San Diego, Honda TRX450R148a Luis Berumen, San Diego/Sergio Lopez, Chula Vista, Calif./Tono Berumen, San Diego, Honda TRX450R149a Abraham Romero, Tijuana, Mexico/Owaldo Walle, Los Angeles/Jose Duarte, Chula Vista, Calif., Honda TRX450R

SPORTSMAN SPT CAR

1401 George Jackson, San Felipe, Mexico/Steve Siler, Calexico, Calif., Jimco-VW 1400 Peter Lang/Terry Cotter, Santa Rosa, Calif./Brian Jellison, Sebastapol, Calif., Homebuilt-Chevy1403 Mark McIntyre, Oakland, Calif./Jim McIntyre, Orinda, Calif., Chenowth-VW

SPT TRUCK

1500 Keith Growe/Mark Growe, Placentia, Calif., Ford Ranger1501 Kyle Caso, Fallbrook, Calif./Dustin Hensley, Menifee, Calif., Ford Ranger1502 Jeff Stowers, Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., Chevy Silverado1503 Cheri Allen/Stephen Allen, Ventura, Calif., Nissan Frontier1549 Nick Tonelli, Huntington Beach, Calif./Sean Kelper, Riverside, Calif., Ford Ranger

SPT UTV (660cc, 4-wheel utility vehicle)-

1800 Thomas Graves, El Cajon, Calif./Daniel Graves, San Diego, Yamaha Rhino1801 Jeff Serrano, Sonora, Calif./Doug Mendez, Bakersfield, Calif., Artic Cat Prowler1802 James Oliver/Wyatt Oliver, Sonora, Calif., Yamaha Rhino

SPT M/C<250cc

201x Tibi Imbuzan, National City, Calif., Honda CRF450X202x Trisha West/Joe West, Hayward, Calif., Honda CRF250X204x Duane Dickinson, Canada, Yamaha WR250F205x Brent McCoy, Rancho Cucamunga, Calif./Cabel McCoy, Roseville, Calif., Honda CR250R207x Scott Anderson, Salt Lake City, Utah, Honda CRF450X208x Nick Imbuzan, National City, Calif., Honda CRF250X209x Ivanhoe Ochoa/Javier Ochoa/Manuel Reyes, Tecate, Calif., Yamaha YZF250210x Fred Sobke, Chua Vista, Calif./Mark Laduke, San Diego/Richard Cook, Chula Vista, Calif., Honda CRF450X211x Mark Sasaki, Oxnard, Calif., Honda CRF450X212x Robert Tevis, San Miguel, Calif., KTM 450XCW213x Ron Wannagat, Paso Robles, Calif., Honda CRF450X214x Jesus Rios, Calexico, Calif./Alejandro Olguin/Alfredo Osornio, Mexicali, Mexico, Honda CRF450X248x Ron Tolman/Kevin Tolman, Chino Hills, Calif., Honda CRF450X249x Victor Borg, Silver Springs, Nev., Honda CRF450X

SPT M/C>250cc-

251x Baxter Billespie, Salt Lake City, Honda CRF450X252x Randy Roy, Placentia, Calif./Scott Aldahl, Corona, Calif./Steve Styles, Costa Mesa, Calif., Honda CRF450X253x David Rentfro, Livermore, Honda XR650R254x Bill Gilbert, Ladera Ranch, Calif./Mark Fishburn, Fort Collins, Colo./Kevin Krasner, Mission Viejo, Calif./Mick Brejwo, Campbell, Calif., Honda CRF450X255x Brent Deaton, Sacramento, Calif., Honda CRF450X256x Derek Miller, Victor, Idaho/Kent Miller, Maldalena, N.M., Honda XR650R257x Brad Varcoe, Delta, Utah, KTM 450EXC258x Carlos Becerril/Alfredo Ascolani, Mexicali, Mexico, KTM 525XCW259x Craig Anstine, Rio Rancho, N.M., KTM 525XC260x Brandt Anderson, Dana Point, Calif./Sean Norton, Lake Forest, Calif., Honda XR650R261x Brett Bardsley, San Diego, KTM 530XC262x Andy Padulo, Calexico, Calif./Albert Valenzuela, Imperial, Calif./Paul Lopez, El Centro, Calif., Honda CRF450X263x Ken Kosiorek, San Diego, Honda XR650R264x Jorge Carbajal/Juan Munos/Jaime Sanoja, Tijuana, Mexico, Honda XR650R265x Mark Bradford/Stephen Bradford, Los Angeles, Honda CRF450X266x Guy Steed, Riverside, Calif., Kawasaki KX450X267x Nadim Eid, Mission Viejo, Calif., Honda XR650R268x Luis Napoles, Mexicali/Jose Ortega, San Diego/Eugne Lane, Redondo Beach, Calif.269x Wesley Glogner, Tucson, Ariz., KTM 525XC298x Jeff Leonard, Bakersfield, Calif./Tony Donna, Los Angeles/Jack Cox, Oceanside, Calif., Honda XR650R299x Greg Lepkowski, San Diego, BMW R1200GSSPT ATV51a Gyorgy Kemenes, La Mesa, Calif.52a Roberto Ruiz, El Centro, Calif., Honda TRX450R53a Luciano Felix, San Felipe, Mexico, Bombardier DS650X54a Tom Foubert/John Foubert/Peter Red Path, Canada, Bombardier DS650X55a Mario Yorba/J.C. Covas/Luciano Parada, Tijuana, Mexico, Honda TRX450R56a Daniel Montano/Antonio Herrera Jr., San Diego, Honda TRX450R57a David Bravo, San Dimas, Calif., Yamaha Raptor58a Joselito Muro, Chula Vista, Calif./Arturo Bastidas, Tijuana, Mexico, Yamaha Raptor59a Eric Ibarra, Tijuana, Mexico/Efren Carrasco, San Diego/Edgar Montes, Tijuana, Mexico, Honda TRX450R60a Jorge Valenzuela, Ensenada, Mexico/Oscar Arce, Lemon Grove, Calif./Agron Perez, Ensenada, Mexico, Honda TRX450R61a Rafael Garcia, Calexico, Calif./Alex Camarillo/Jose Soto, El Centro, Calif., Yamaha YFZ45062a Gustavo Ameca, Chula Vista, Calif./Flavio Perez Jr., San Ysidro, Calif./Marco Meave, Chula Vista, Calif.63a Carlos Lopez, Imperial, Calif./Sergio Lopez/Gerardo Molles, El Centro, Calif., Yamaha YFZ45064a Victor Lopez/Samuel Garcia/Lucia Zuniga, San Felipe, Mexico, Honda TRX450R

Vehicle Class Descriptions:
Pro Cars & Trucks

TROPHY-TRUCK (Unlimited Production Trucks)CLASS 1 (Unlimited single or two-seaters)CLASS 1-2/1600 (single or two-seaters to 1600cc)CLASS 3 (Short wheelbase 4X4)CLASS 5 (Unlimited Baja Bugs)CLASS 5/1600 (1600cc Baja Bugs)CLASS 7 (Open mini trucks)CLASS 7S (Stock mini trucks)CLASS 7SX (Modified mini trucks)CLASS 8 (Full-sized two-wheel drive trucks)CLASS 9 (Short wheelbase, single or two-seaters)CLASS 10 (Single or two-seaters to 1650cc)SCORE LITE (Limited single-1776cc-or two-seaters-1835cc) CLASS 11 (Stock VW Sedans)STOCK FULL (Stock full-sized trucks)STOCK MINI (Stock mini trucks)PROTRUCK (Limited Production Trucks)
Pro MotorcyclesCLASS 22 (250cc or more)CLASS 21 (126cc to 250cc)CLASS 20 (up to 125cc)CLASS 30 (Riders over 30 years old)CLASS 40 (Riders over 40 years old)CLASS 50 (Riders over 50 years old)CLASS 60 (Riders over 60 years old)
Pro ATVsCLASS 25 (251cc or more)CLASS 24 (250cc or less)


2007 TOP FINISHERS:

(Ensenada to Santo Tomas)394 Starters288 Finishers

2007 OVERALL CARS & TRUCKS:

1. Mark Post, Laguna Beach, Calif./Rob MacCachren, Las Vegas, Ford F-150 (SCORE Trophy-Truck)2. Alan Pflueger, Honolulu, Chevy Silverado (SCORE Trophy-Truck)3. Tim Herbst, Las Vegas, Ford F-150 (SCORE Trophy-Truck)4. B.J. Baldwin, Las Vegas, Chevy Silverado (SCORE Trophy-Truck)5. Josh Baldwin, Newport Beach, Calif., Ford F-150 (SCORE Trophy-Truck)6. Gus Vildosola/Gus Vildosola Jr., Mexicali, Mexico, Ford F-1507. Larry Roeseler, Hesperia, Calif., Smithbuilt-Ford(Class 1)8. Andy McMillin, National City, Calif./Scott McMillin, Coronado, CA, Chevy CK1500 (SCORE Trophy-Truck)9. Larry Ragland, Cave Creek, Ariz./Brian Collins, Las Vegas, Chevy Silverado (SCORE Trophy-Truck)10. Mike Julson, Santee, Calif., Chevy Silverado (SCORE Trophy-Truck)OVERALL MOTORCYCLERobby Bell, Murrieta, Calif./Kendall Norman, Santa Barbara, Calif., Honda CRF450X (Class 22); OVERALL ATVDanny Prather, Ramona, Calif./Mike Cafro, Carlsbad, Calif./Levi Marana, Hemet, Calif./Marc Spaeth, Warner, Calif., Honda TRX450R (Class 25).


Baja 250 San Felipe

All-Time Overall Champions

Cars & Trucks
Year--Driver(s), Vehicle (Class)1982--Dan Cornwell, Chenowth-VW (Class 1)1983--Corky McMillin/Scott McMillin, Chenowth-Porsche (Class 2)1984--Scott McMillin/Corky McMillin, Chenowth-Porsche (Class 2)1990--Brian Collins/Jack Johnson, Chenowth-VW (Class 1)1991--Larry Ragland, Chevy C1500 (Class 8)1992--Bob Richey/Boyd Cox, Raceco-Porsche (Class 1)1993--Scott Douglas, Ford Ranger (Class 7)1994--Ivan Stewart, Toyota SR5 (SCORE Trophy-Truck)1995--Larry Ragland, Chevy C1500 (SCORE Trophy-Truck)1996--Robby Gordon, Ford F-150 (SCORE Trophy-Truck)1997--Curt LeDuc, Jeep Grand Cherokee (SCORE Trophy-Truck)1998--Mark Post/Jerry Whelchel, Riviera-Chevy (Class 1)1999--Ed Herbst/Tim Herbst, Ford F-150 (SCORE Trophy-Truck)2000--Tim Herbst/Ed Herbst, Ford F-150 (SCORE Trophy-Truck)2001--Tim Herbst/Ed Herbst, Ford F-150 (SCORE Trophy-Truck)2002--Dan Smith/David Ashley, Ford F-150 (SCORE Trophy-Truck)2003--Gus Vildosola/Rob MacCachren, Ford F-150 (SCORE Trophy-Truck)2004--Mark Post/Jerry Whelchel, Ford F-150 (SCORE Trophy-Truck)2005--Andy McMillin/Scott McMillin, Jimco-Chevy (Class 1)2006--Garron Cadiente, Ford F-150 (SCORE Trophy-Truck)2007--Mark Post/Rob MacCachren (SCORE Trophy-Truck)

Motorcycles
Year--Rider(s), Vehicle1982--Bob Balentine, Honda XR500 (Class 22)1983--Jack Johnson, Honda XR500 (Class 22)1984--Dan Smith/Dan Ashcraft, Husqvarna CR500 (Class 22)1990--Dan Smith/Danny Hamel, KTM (Class 22)1991--Larry Roeseler/Ted Hunnicut Jr, Kawasaki KX500 (Class 22)1992--Larry Roeseler/Ted Hunnicut Jr, Kawasaki KX500 (Class 22)1993--Danny Hamel, Kawasaki KX500(Class 22)1994--Danny Hamel, Kawasaki KX500 (Class 22)1995--Danny Hamel, Kawasaki KX500 (Class 22)1996--Paul Krause, Kawasaki KX500 (Class 22)1997--Tim Staab, Honda XR650 (Class 22)1998--Johnny Campbell/Tim Staab, Honda XR650 (Class 22)1999--Johnny Campbell/Cole Marshall, Honda XR650 (Class 22)2000--Johnny Campbell/Tim Staab, Honda XR650 (Class 22)2001--Steve Hengeveld/Jonah Street, Honda XR650R (Class 22)2002--Steve Hengeveld/Johnny Campbell, Honda XR650R (Class 22)2003--Steve Hengeveld/Johnny Campbell, Honda XR650R (Class 22)2004--Steve Hengeveld/Johnny Campbell, Honda XR650R (Class 22)2005--Chris Blais/Andy Grider/Quinn Cody, KTM MXC525 (Class 22)2006--Robby Bell/Kendall Norman, Honda CRF450X (Class 22)2007--Robby Bell/Kendall Norman, Honda CRF450X (Class 22).





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