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SCORE Las Vegas Primm 300

(September 5, 2005)

10th Annual SCORE Las Vegas Primm 300 Desert Race
Round 5, of the six-race 2005 SCORE Desert Series

Friday, Saturday & Sunday, September 9-11, 2005

Primm, Nevada (Nevada/California border, 35 miles South of Las Vegas)

Race-record: nearly 220 entries (13 States, Canada, Japan, Mexico and South Africa

TOTAL MILEAGE: 296 miles. (Four Laps of 74.0 miles each) 4 visual Checkpoints, plus Start/Finish. Clockwise travel on east side of Interstate 15.
NOTE: Classes 8, 7, 7S, 7SX, 5/1600, 3, 9, will race three laps: 222 miles.
Stock Full, Stock Mini, Class 11, Sportsman classes will race two laps: 148 miles.

FRIDAY, Sept. 9 (all times PDT)--
Reconnaissance Ride, Start/Finish line, 2.6 miles NE of rear of Buffalo Bills, 8a.m.
Driver Registration, Buffalo Bill’s Star of the Desert Arena, 11a.m.-5p.m.
Media Registration, Buffalo Bill’s Star of the Desert Arena, 11a.m.-6p.m.
Contingency Row & Pre-Race Safety inspection, Buffalo Bill’s, 2p.m.-6p.m.
Mandatory Driver’s Meeting-Star of the Desert Arena, 7p.m.
SATURDAY, Sept. 10 (all times PDT)
Posting of Unofficial Results-Media Center (Start/Finish Line), all day long
Competition Review Board-Star of the Desert Arena, 10p.m.
SUNDAY, Sept. 11 (all times PDT)
Awards Celebration-Star of the Desert Arena, 9a.m.

SATURDAY, Sept. 10 (all times PDT)
Late Registration & Tech-Start/Finish Line, 5:30am

RACE STARTS: Start/Finish line, 2.6 miles Northeast of rear of Buffalo Bills

GROUP A, 6 a.m. (One vehicle every :30 seconds, 8 hour time limit):
4 Laps--Class 10, SCORE Lite, Class 1-2/1600 Class 5; 3 Laps--Class 5/1600,
Class 9, Class 3; 2 Laps--Class 11, SPT Car

GROUP B, 1 p.m. (One vehicle every :30 seconds, 8 hour time limit):
4 Laps--SCORE Trophy-Truck, Class 1, Protruck;
3 Laps--Class 8, Class 7, Class 7S, Class 7SX; 2 Laps--Stock Full, Stock Mini, SPT T

Sanctioned and produced by SCORE International-Los Angeles-- President and CEO--Sal Fish; Vice-Pres.--Paul Fish; Race Director--Ric Miller; Administration--Sue Johnson

BFGoodrich Tires-official tire, CL Bryant-official fuel supplier. Associate sponsors are: Tecate Beer, Coca-Cola of Mexico, Instant Mexico Auto Insurance, Herbst Gaming, Kartek Off-Road, Centrix Financial Fram, Autolite, Prestone, Bilstein, Signpros, P.C.I. Race Radios, McKenzie’s Performance Products, and Advanced Color Graphics.

Las Vegas Events, Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority and Primm Valley Resorts--race title sponsors.


SCORE Trophy-Truck:
19 Tim/Ed Herbst
3 Mark Post/Curt LeDuc
1 Jason Baldwin
86 Josh Baldwin
7 Scott Steinberger/Jesse Jones
12 Brian Collins/Larry Ragland
4 Gus Vildosola/Rob MacCachren
28 Alan Pflueger
2 Pete Sohren
16 Cameron Steele
5 Marty Coyne
96 Bobby Baldwin
97 B.J. Baldwin
82 Bob Shepard

Class 1:
Troy Herbst
Dale Ebberts
Chuck Hovey
B.J. Richardson/John Gaughan
Corky McMillin
Mark McMillin
Andy/Scott McMillin
Damen Jefferies
Pat Dean
Gary Weyhrich/Mark Weyhrich
Brian Ickler/Steve Sourapas
Ronny Wilson/Randy Wilson
Mike Julson/Bob Lofton

Class 1-2/1600:
Adam Pfankuch
Rob MacCachren/Bryan Freeman
Daniel McMillin

Class 3:
Donald Moss

Class 5:
Chris Bowman
George Seeley Jr.

Class 5/1600:
Marcos Nunez
Dave Collier

Class 7:
Craig Turner
Dan Chamlee

Todd Wyllie
Nick Vanderwey
Dave Raimonde

Class 10:
Ron Dalke
Kash Vessels
Bekki Wik
Lobsam Yee
Rick Ellison

Tom Watson
Ken Stroud
Stan Potter
James Golden

Stock Full:
Mark Handley
John Griffin

With nearly 220 entries the 2005 SCORE Las Vegas Primm 300 Desert Race features 17 Pro and 2 Sportsman classes for cars and trucks. Class winners will be determined along with the overall race winner, based on elapsted-time:
SCORE TROPHY-TRUCK (Unlimited Production Trucks)
CLASS 1 (Unlimited single or two-seaters)
CLASS 1-2/1600 (single or two-seaters to 1600cc)
CLASS 3 (Short wheelbase 4X4)
CLASS 5 (Unlimited Baja Bugs)
CLASS 5/1600 (1600cc Baja Bugs)
CLASS 7 (Open mini trucks)
CLASS 7S (Stock mini trucks)
CLASS 7SX (Modified, Stock mini trucks)
CLASS 8 (Full-sized two-wheel drive trucks)
CLASS 9 (Short wheelbase, single or two-seaters)
CLASS 10 (Single or two-seaters to 1650cc)
SCORE LITE (Limited single-1776cc-or two-seaters-1835cc)
CLASS 11 (Stock VW Sedans)
STOCK FULL (Stock full-sized trucks)
STOCK MINI (Stock mini trucks)
PROTRUCK (Limited Production Trucks)

This race offers ONE designated spectator area, as mandated by the Bureau of Land Management –The start/finish line behind Buffalo Bills and adjacent to the Main Pits

1996--Robby Gordon, Orange, CA, Ford F-150 (SCORE Trophy-Truck)
1997--Curt LeDuc, Cherry Valley, CA, Jeep Grand Cherokee (SCORE Trophy-Truck)
1998--Ed Herbst/Tim Herbst, Las Vegas, Ford F-150 (SCORE Trophy-Truck)
1999--Troy Herbst, Las Vegas, Smithbuilt-Ford (Class 1)
2000--Steve Sourapas, Rancho Santa Fe, CA, Jimco-Chevy (Class 1)
2001--Troy Herbst, Las Vegas, Smithbuilt-Ford (Class 1)
2002--Mike Julson, Santee, Calif./Bob Lofton, Westmorland, CA, Jimco-Chevy (Class 1)
2003--Tim Herbst/Ed Herbst, Las Vegas, Ford F-150 (SCORE Trophy-Truck)
2004--Alan Pflueger, Honolulu, Chevy Silverado (SCORE Trophy-Truck)

SCORE TROPHY-TRUCK--Tim & Ed Herbst, Brian Collins, Rob MacCachren, Bobby Baldwin, B.J. Baldwin;
CLASS 1--Troy Herbst, Pat Dean, B.J. Richardson/John Gaughan, Danny Anderson
CLASS 1-2/1600--Rob MacCachren/Bryan Freeman, Sammy Enrenberg;
CLASS 10--Mark Hutchins/C.J. Hutchins; Bekki Wik

184 Starters, 68 Finishers
Overall--1. Alan Pflueger, Honolulu, Chevy Silverado (SCORE Trophy-Truck)
2. Martin Christensen, Escondido, CA, Jimco-BMW (Class 1)
3. Damen Jefferies, Oak Hills, CA, Porter-Chevy (Class 1)
4. Rick Romans, Big Bear Lake, CA, Jimco-Chevy (Class 1)
5. Mark McMillin, El Cajon, CA, Jimco-Chevy (Class 1)
6. Steve Myers, Newport Beach, CA, Jimco-Toyota (Class 1)
7. Brian Parkhouse, Bell Gardens, CA, Jimco-Chevy (Class 1)
8. John Marking, El Cajon, CA, Jimco-Chevy (Class 1)
9. John Cooley, Santee, CA, Alumi Craft-VW (Class 10)
10. Gus Vildsola, Mexicali, Mexico/Rob MacCachren, Las Vegas, Ford F-150 (SCORE Trophy-Truck)

Race Day, Start/Finish line area.

Located 35 miles south of Las Vegas on the Nevada/California border, Primm, NV boasts three hotel/casino resorts: Primm Valley Resort , Buffalo Bill’s and Whiskey Petes with a combined total of over 2,700 hotel rooms, the Fashion Outlet Mall with 100 retailers and the Primm Valley Championship Golf Course. The area received official name designation of Primm in October of 1996.

For information contact:
SCORE International at its Los Angeles headquarters
(818) 225-8402 or visit
the official 2005 SCORE Desert Series website at:

For Sponsorship Information, contact:
  Mark Handley (760) 750-1905

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