Baja 1000 broadcast time changed

NBC Sports special broadcast time changed to 4 p.m. EST Sunday for 2006 Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 LOS ANGELES--Sunday's one-hour NBC Sports special on the recent 39th Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 will air nationally at 4 p.m. (EST) on the NBC...

NBC Sports special broadcast time changed to 4 p.m. EST Sunday for 2006 Tecate SCORE Baja 1000

LOS ANGELES--Sunday's one-hour NBC Sports special on the recent 39th Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 will air nationally at 4 p.m. (EST) on the NBC Television Network officials from Aura360 announced Friday. The time slot is later than orginally scheduled.

Produced by Aura360, SCORE's television and video partner, in association with NBC Sports and SCORE International, the program will focus on the top overall finishers while spotlighting many of the top competitors in the 28 Pro and 6 Sportsman classes SCORE races in Mexico have for cars, trucks, motorcycles and ATVs.

In addition to airing on NBC (the third consecutive year for the Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 and first for the Tecate SCORE Baja 500), the show will also be distributed throughout the world through ESPN International's networks in Latin American, the Caribbean Islands, Australia, New Zealand, Pacific Islands, Africa, Middle East and Israel as well as being syndicated world-wide beginning in January of 2007.

The show will showcase the overall 4-wheel and motorcycles winners ofthe race, the granddaddy of all desert races which is the season-finale of the six-race SCORE Desert Series, the World's Foremost Desert Racing Series.

November's legendary Tecate SCORE Baja 1000, which had a race-record 431 starters and a race-record 234 finishers from 38 U.S. States and 12 countries, saw the team of Andy McMillin, Poway, Calif./Robby Gordon, Mooresville, N.C., capture the overall and SCORE Trophy-Truck victory in a Chevy Silverado while the top motorcycle team was another American Honda team of Steve Hengeveld, Oak Hills, Calif./Mike Childress, Wrightwood, Calif./Quinn Cody, Santa Barbara, Calif.

The team of Troy Herbst, Las Vegas/Larry Roeseler, Hesperia, Calif., won the unlimited Class 1 title for the thrid straight year and finishedsecond overall.

The fastest ATV team was the team of Danny Prather, Ramona, Calif./Mike Cafro, Carlsbad, Calif., on a Honda TRX450R.

The 2006 SCORE Desert Series officially wraps up Saturday, Dec. 9, with the annual SCORE Awards Night at the Primm Valley Resort in Primm, Nev. For more information, visit www.score-international.com.

The six-race 2007 SCORE Desert Series will begin Jan. 18-21 with the increasingly popular 13th Annual SCORE Laughlin Desert Challenge along the banks of the Colorado River in Laughlin, Nev.

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