Mexico, SCORE Sign Agreement to Hold Baja 1000

Aug 6, 2020

SCORE International and the City of Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico, have signed an official agreement signifying that Ensenada will host the BFGoodrich Tires 53rd SCORE Baja 1000, presented by 4 Wheel Parts, this November.

The season-finale of the 2020 SCORE World Desert Championship is scheduled to be held Nov. 17-22 as a single-loop race starting and finishing in Ensenada. All events related to the race will take place under the guidelines of the Baja California State Secretary of Health, Mexican officials said.

Spearheading the drive to execute this agreement were Baja California Governor Jaime Bonilla and Senator Gerardo Novelo along with Mayor Armando Ayala, the Ensenada City Council, as well as officials of Ensenada’s Hotel Association, the Tourism Marketing Committee, the Chamber of Commerce, the Chamber of Restaurants and the Economic Development Council, SCORE officials said.

“This is a tremendous announcement for everyone involved with SCORE, the city of Ensenada, the State of Baja California along with all of the many fans of SCORE around the world,” said Jose A. Grijalva, President/Race Director of SCORE International. “This is not any easy time for any of us and the cooperation of the Mexican government has allowed us to move forward with this important agreement.”

The race will be livestreamed on the SCORE website and social media channels.