San Felipe: Pre-race notes, entry update

282 entries, the third-highest total in event history ready to take green flagat 22nd Tecate SCORE San Felipe 250 SAN FELIPE, MEXICO--Following Friday's late registration, a total of 282 vehicles, the third-highest total in event...

282 entries, the third-highest total in event history ready to take green flagat 22nd Tecate SCORE San Felipe 250

SAN FELIPE, MEXICO--Following Friday's late registration, a total of 282 vehicles, the third-highest total in event history, have entered Saturday's 22nd Annual Tecate SCORE San Felipe 250 desert race.

Round 2 of the 2008 SCORE Desert Seriesis beingheld Saturday in Mexico's quaint and picturesque fishing village of San Felipe, a noted haven for 'spring breakers', located on the East side of the Baja California peninsula along the azure waters of the tranquil Sea of Cortez.

From 21 states and six countries will compete in 27 Pro and 6 Sportsman classes in the 231.73-mile race. The green flag will drop at 6 a.m. (PST) Saturday, March 15, for the motorcycle and ATV classes, followed three hours later by the car and truck classes at approximately 10 a.m. (PST) The start line for the race will once again be the landmark San Felipe Arches on Highway 5 on the outskirts of San Felipe. The race will finish just south of the Arches, directly behind the Cerveza Tecate building. One vehicle will start every 30 seconds in the elapsed-time race, with a 10-hour time limit to become an official finisher.

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