Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 Celebrity Watch


Famous Personalities who have raced in the Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 include:


ANDREAS AIGNER—Austrian 2008 World Rally Championship Production Car champion

STEVE APPLETON—CEO and President of Micron Technology, stunt-plane pilot

FRANK ARCIERO JR.--off-road racer, developer, Winery owner, CART team owner

JACK ARUTE--Sports TV personality

SCOTT ATCHISON—former IndyCar driver

HUBERT AURIOL--multiple winner of the Grenada-to-Dakar Rally


BOBBY BALDWIN—President/CEO of the Mirage Resorts, former World Series of Poker Champion

GAYLE BANKS—Land Speed Record Holder

RON BISHOP—Only person who raced in the first 40 SCORE Baja 1000 races a motorcycle

KEN BLOCK—Founder of DC Shoes, Pro Rally racer, X Games star

SEBASTIEN BOURDAIS—2004 and 2005 Champ Car World Series season champ from France

BUD BRUTSMAN—show creator and TV producer of ‘Rides’ and ‘Overhaulin’


JEAN CALVIN--former world class professional figure skater

SHANNON CAMPBELL—Rock Crawling champion

ERIK CARLSSON--world champion rallye driver

PAT MOSS CARLSSON--Erik’s wife/co-driver, sister of race driver Stirling Moss

DAN COOK—Professional Fly Fisherman



TARA DAKIDES—snowboarding legend

WALLY DALLENBACH JR.—veteran open-wheel, Pike’s Peak Hill Climb, NASCAR racer, TV personaltiy

PATRICK DEMPSEY—Film and TV star (Grey’s Anatomy)

CYRIL DESPRES—2007 Dakar Rally Overall motorcycle champion

DOMINIC DOBSON—German-born former CART, NASCAR Truck Series and IMSA sports car star


KERRY EARNHARDT—NASCAR Racer, Son of the late NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt


TANNER FOUST—Pro Rally racer, X Games Gold medalist, Formula Drifting Champion, Hollywood Stunt driver

CHIP FOOS—Star of TV’s Overhaulin’

GREG FOSTER—veteran Formula 1 powerboat racer


GARY GABELICH--Land Speed Record holder

JAMES GARNER--movie/TV star

JOSELE GARZA--Mexico’s only Indianapolis 500 “rookie of the year”

JOHN CLARK GABLE--movie actor and son of famed actor Clark Gable

JAMIE GALLES, former Trans Am and Toyota Atlantic racer whose family was a long-time IndyCar team owner

BRENDAN GAUGHAN--NASCAR Nationwide Series driver whose roots are in desert racing

DON GENTRY—2010 Baja Racer

ROBBY GORDON--former CART and current NASCAR Sprint Cup driver/team owner

MIKE GROFF—former IRL driver

ROBBIE GROFF—former IRL driver

ROBERTO GUERRERO—former Indy Car and Formula 1 veteran


ROD HALL--21 class victories (one overall)--Only person who has raced in EVERY SCORE Baja 1000

PETE HALSMER--former Indianapolis 500 driver, IMSA GT and Super Vee champion

VIC HICKEY--land speed racing and off-road racing pioneer

DERRICK HILL—veteran of several open-wheel pavement series, son of the late Formula1 Champion Phil Hill

SAMUEL HUBINETTE—two-time Formula Drift champion from Switzerland, professional stunt driver

RYAN HUNTER-REAY—veteran open-wheel racer with two Champ Car wins


BRIAN ICKLER—Current rising NASCAR Truck Series driver who returns to his desert racing roots


JESSE JAMES—Reality TV star (Monster Garage, Jesse James is a Dead Man)

RICKY JOHNSON--third all-time winningest Supercross motorcycle racer

JIMMIE JOHNSON--former motocross star, three-time NASCAR Cup champion

JOHNNY JOHNSON--15 class victories in eight different classes

STEFAN JOHANSSON—Indy car racer and team owner

PARNELLI JONES--1963 Indianapolis 500 winner

P.J. JONES—Parnelli’s son who has raced open-wheel, sprint cars and NASCAR

TRACY JORDAN—Rock Crawling pioneer with championships in three different series

BERNARDO JOURDAIN--Mexican Indy car driver

MICHEL JOURDAIN Jr.--Mexican Indy car and NASCAR driver


ARMIN KREMER—German Rally champion and veteran World Rally Championship driver


DARREN LAW—GT Prototype racer

KEN LOSCH--Former SCCA Formula Mazda racer, current Indy Pro Series owner/driver

MORGAN LUCAS—NHRA Top Fuel drag racer

JUSTIN LOFTON—2009 ARCA champion, current NASCAR Truck Series racer

KYLE LOZA--Freestyle MX, XGames Gold medalist


JEREMY McGRATH—former legendary supercross MX star

HERSHEL McGRIFF--first Carrera Panamericana winner and stock car champion

ROB MacCACHREN—8-time SCORE class champ, Stadium racing champ, four-time AARWBA All-America

MIKE ‘MOUSE’ MCCOY—SCORE race champion, noted Hollywood stunt driver

CHRIS MacCLUGAGE—legendary IJSBA personal watercraft racing world champion

CORKY McMILLIN—Founder-Corky McMillin Cos, patriarch of first SCORE 3-generation team, multiple Baja wins

MARK McMILLIN--San Diego developer; 8 class wins, including 5 overall in SCORE Baja 1000

CHAD McQUEEN—actor and son of Steve McQueen

STEVE McQUEEN--movie and TV star

CASEY MEARS—NASCAR Cup racer, former desert racer, son of off-road star Roger Mears

RICK MEARS--4-time Indy 500 winner; younger brother of former off-road star Roger Mears

ROGER MEARS—1991 AARWBA All-America racer, desert racing legend, Indy Car Racer

SHEKHAR MEHTA--4-time winner of East African Safari

BRUCE MEYERS--originator of the Meyers Manx, world’s first desert race car (dune buggy)

MIKE METZGER—godfather of Freestyle MX

AK MILLER--American hot rodding and off-road racing patriarch

ROD MILLEN—Pikes Peak Hill Climb Record Holder, rally racer, Stadium racing champion

RHYS MILLEN—Formula D Drifting racing National Champion, Hollywood Stunt driver

RICH MINGA—1987 SCORE Overall Point Champion, noted Hollywood stunt driver

LARRY MINOR—former drag racer and team owner

DANNY MODER—noted film cinematographer with over 20 on his filmography

PAULA MURPHY--one-time ‘world’s fastest woman’ racer


TOM NAGLE—2010 Baja Racer

MICHAEL NESMITH--TV actor/musician “Monkees”; pioneer producer of CD music

PAUL NEWMAN—Actor, race car driver, philanthropist

GUNNAR NILSSON--Formula 1 driver

SERGIO NOLASCO--owner of Mexico’s finest Formula 3 road racing team

AARON NORRIS--motion picture and TV producer; brother of actor Chuck Norris

ERIC NORRIS—NASCAR touring series driver, TV stunt coordinator, son of actor Chuck Norris

TED NUGENT--rock ‘n’ roll singing star


DANNY ONGAIS--motorcycle, drag racing, road racing and Indy 500 racer


PAUL PAGE—Motorsports TV commentator

TED PAPPAS--Indy 500 racer

TRAVIS PASTRANA—Freestyle MX, Supercross star, X Games Superstar

CHRIS PAULSEN—Former IndyuCar crew chief, owner of C&R Racing, columnist for National Speed Sport News

SAM POSEY--international race driver and motorsports TV commentator

GLEN PLAKE—Two-Time World Champion Hot Dog Skier

DON PRUDHOMME--legendary drag racer


GASTON RAHIER--former Paris-to-Dakar rally champion

DARON RAHLVES—legendary three-time U.S. Olympic downhill skier

FRANK RAIMONDO—2010 Baja Racer

DYLAN RATIGAN—host of CNBC’s ‘Bullseye’ show

BUDDY RICE—2004 Indianapolis 500 winner

ELLIOTT FORBES-ROBINSON—legendary SCCA sports car racer

LARRY ROESELER--legendary motorcycle rider with an amazing 12 overall wins in SCORE Baja 1000


BORIS SAID—NASCAR driver and Trans Am racing star

ARMIN SCHWARZ—Seven-time World Rally Championship race winner

ORIOL SERVIA—Champ Car star from Spain

BON SINCLAIR--president of Volvo Automobile of America

GAY SMITH--Pike’s Peak Hill Climb champion

MALCOLM SMITH--off-road motorcycle champion and star of movie, “On Any Sunday”

SCOTT SMITH—2010 Baja Racer

CAMERON STEELE—Motorsports & Action Sports TV commentator

NELSON STEWART—Former Sprint Car racer, father of NASCAR star Tony Stewart

DANNY SULLIVAN—1987 Indianapolis 500 champion

ROBERT SUTTON—President/CEO of Centrix Financial


TARA DAKIDES—prominent professional snowboarder

MARK THATCHER--son of England’s former prime minister Margaret Thatcher

MICKEY THOMPSON--hot rodding and off-road racing pioneer, SCORE founder

ROLF TIBBLIN--world’s only motocross champion in three classes--500, 250 and 125cc

J.R. TODD—NHRA Top Fuel drag racer

JUGATSU TOI--Japanese novelist


JOHNNY UNSER—Indy car racer, first from his racing family to drive in the race


JIMMY VASSER--CART champion driver


CAL WELLS III--NASCAR team owner who has also owned off-road and Indy Car teams


BEKKI FREEMAN-WIK—Top female racer in SCORE History, 3-time SCORE Baja 1000 champ


JOHN ZINK--creator of Indy’s famed ‘laydown cars’