The “Desert-Style” version of Axalta’s “Primary Colors” scheme took on qualifying for the SCORE Baja 1000 on Tuesday night as veteran driver Joe Bacal piloted the No. 86 Trophy Truck on a 0.6-mile course near Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Bacal has won the SCORE Baja 1000 three times in his class, with two additional Class Championships in the SCORE Baja 500 and two Stock Full Class Championships.
More about the race from SCORE:
“The world’s most iconic, oldest, prestigious and longest continuously held desert race, this year’s SCORE Baja 1000 will be a loop race of 806.76 miles in the northern state of Mexico’s majestic Baja California peninsula. It will start for the 44th time and finish for the 25th time in Ensenada. The race is annually the finale of the four-race SCORE World Desert Championship, which has been held exclusively for the past three years in Baja California. The start/finish line compound will once again be adjacent to the picturesque Bahia de Todos Santos one one side and to the historic Riviera del Pacifico Cultural Center.
“With a total time limit of 36 hours in the elapsed-time race, the motorcycle and quad classes will start at 4 a.m. (PT) on Friday, Nov. 16 and the car, truck and UTV classes will follow with their start at 10:30 a.m. (PT) on Friday, Nov. 16. The fastest finishers are expected to complete the race in approximately 16 hours.”