Rigid Industries®, the world’s leading manufacturer of forward projecting LED lighting, took the Class 1 win for Unlimited single or two-seaters when Chino Hills, California’s Justin Davis crossed the finish line his Jimco-Chevy in the fifth and final round of the 2014 SCORE World Desert Championships, the prestigious Baja 1000.
Held in Mexico on a 1,275-mile desert race course, the longest in SCORE’s history, the 47th annual Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 desert race ran from Ensenada, Baja California Norte to La Paz, Baja California Sur. Davis, with co-driver Scott Schovajsa of Humble, Texas, finished in 24 hours, 31 minutes, 27 seconds, averaging 52.14 MPH, a little less than half an hour ahead of second-place finisher Justin Matney’s RPM Offroad Geiser-Chevy, for a 1-2 Rigid finish in Class 1.
Davis’ Green Army Motorsports #185 entry was the fifth overall car or truck to finish the race, with only by Trophy Trucks bettering his time, and just two hours and one second behind the overall race winner.
All races in the 2014 SCORE World Desert Championship series are televised on a delayed basis in the USA and Canada as a one-hour special on the CBS Sports Network, which is available through local cable, video and telco providers and via satellite on DirecTV Channel 221 and Dish Network Channel 158. The Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 will air on Sunday, Dec. 28, 9 p.m. ET. For more information, go to www.cbssportsnetwork.com.
The toughest conditions on Earth are no match for the superior lighting and long-lasting performance Rigid Industries LED Lighting products provide. Rigid’s rugged and durable products are backed by a world-renowned warranty program and customer service by an American-made company located in Gilbert, Arizona.
About SCORE International: SCORE International is celebrating its 41st year as the world’s leading desert racing organization, known for its flagship event, the legendary Baja 1000, and the Tecate SCORE Baja 500, the original desert race produced by SCORE in July, 1974. Founded by the late Mickey Thompson in 1973, SCORE continues today under the direction of Roger Norman, who purchased SCORE from Sal Fish in late 2012.