FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
(Mission Viejo, CA) February 9, 2016.
Axial R/C Inc., A subsidiary of Hobbico Inc., is proud to announce Axial as the Official R/C Vehicles of the Baja 500, Baja 1000 and SCORE International.
So much focus in the R/C industry is placed on short course off road racing. It makes perfect sense, as it is easy to gather lots of people into a confined area to experience off road racing vehicles. What many people don’t know is that short course off road racing was born in the desert. What short course promoters are attempting to do is bring desert racing to the masses. What is lost in this process is the adventure. In true Axial style, we are all about chasing adventure. In this case, Axial R/C has partnered with SCORE International to support further growth of the off road racing that started it all.
The Baja 500 and Baja 1000 are two of the most recognizable off road racing events on the planet. The machines, the people and the experiences of these and all of SCORE’s events are the inspiration for many of today’s off road enthusiasts. Axial fans and consumers are driven by adventure, getting out there and experiencing the relationship of man and machine in the wild. Axial will be taking an in depth look at what drives all of these individuals to push themselves and their machines to the absolute limit to conquer Baja.
Axial will continue to support the world’s premier desert racing championship through sponsorship of the series, helping to bring the off-road action to your living room through extensive CBS Sports coverage. Axial will also continue to support its Yeti Trophy Truck RTR vehicle as it grows in popularity amongst enthusiasts world wide.
Get your passport ready and make an adventure of it as the SCORE INTERNATIONAL 2016 event schedule is posted: http://score-international.com/2016-race-schedule/
Feb. 25-28 30th Bud Light SCORE SAN FELIPE 250
San Felipe, Baja California, Mexico
(one loop, Approx. 250 miles)
April 14-17 2nd Bud Light SCORE BAJA SUR 500
La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico
(one loop, Approx. 500 total miles)
June 1-5 48th Bud Light SCORE BAJA 500
Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico
(one loop, Approx. 500 miles)
Sept. 14-18 Bud Light SCORE DESERT CHALLENGE
presented by Rosarito Beach
Rosarito Beach, Baja California, Mexico
(15-16–mile loop, multi-lap, two-day race)
Nov. 16-20 49th Bud Light SCORE BAJA 1000
Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico
(One Loop, Approx. 800 miles)
Founded in 2005, Axial R/C, Inc. has quickly became a global brand leader of hobby grade radio controlled products as Axial is a company of enthusiasts for enthusiasts. We manufacture chassis and accessory products predominantly for the Rock Crawling and Overland Adventure segments, with design emphasis on rugged construction and scale realism. Axial is regularly involved in local and national events which allow us to keep our finger on the pulse of R/C culture, thus earning us awards year after year, including “Best Truck”, “Most Innovative”, “Best Engineered Product of the Year”, and “People’s Choice.” For more information on Axial and Axial products please visit www.axialracing.com • twitter.com/axialracing • facebook.com/axialinc • youtube.com/axialvideos
About SCORE International
The World’s Foremost Desert Racing Organization, SCORE International was founded in 1973 by the late motorsports innovator Mickey Thompson and continues today under the ownership and director of former SCORE Trophy Truck racing champion Roger Norman. The five-race, internationally-televised SCORE World Desert Championship features 35 Pro and six Sportsman classes for cars, trucks, UTVs, motorcycles and quads. The series is televised nationally on the CBS Sports Network with international syndication for each of the one-hour programs. The flagship event of the SCORE World Desert Championship is the iconic SCORE Baja 1000, the granddaddy of all desert races. The 2015 SCORE Baja 1000 will air as a two-hour special on the CBS Sports Network. For more information regarding SCORE International, visit www.score-international.com