Roger Norman Will Start First and Iron Man the 2010 Tecate SCORE Baja 1000

Roger Norman

RENO, NV     NOVEMBER 17, 2010  – Roger Norman’s Crystal Bay Casino #8 Trophy Truck will be the first truck to take the green flag of the 43rd 2010 Tecate SCORE Baja 1000.  “I am ready and I am excited,” said Roger Norman confidently.  Roger Norman will remain the driver the entire 1063 miles, “I feel that this is the best opportunity that I would have in my life to Iron Man a race and win.  You just can’t turn down an opportunity like that.”

The Norman Motorsports team has been flawless in pre-running efforts investing over 6,000 miles and 20 days throwing everything aside and putting optimum performance as the top priority. “This is an amazing race with every type of terrain,” said co-driver Lance Clifford.  “Roger is a very strong driver and I feel we will be solid come race day.”

The 43rd Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 will start on Thursday November 18th around 11:45am.  Roger Norman will take the first green flag, with trucks starting every :30 seconds thereafter.  Majority of the race will be run during night, with the finish in La Paz on Friday morning.

The efforts of running a race as prestigious as the Baja 1000 requires dedication from the whole team.  Norman Motorsports will be successful with an all volunteer team that has an amazing responsibility, and will flawlessly execute pit stops to keep the team on pace.  Norman Motorsports marketing partners have been a great support including Crystal Bay Casino, BFGoodrich, KMC, Vision X, K&N Filters, Mastercraft, Fire ETC, NEO, CMI, Big Ass Fans, Safety Klean, Cruz Roja, Baja Fools, AutoVac, Fluidyne, Rod End Supply, High Angle Drivelines, Trail Glow, and Galley at the Marina.

Roger Norman and the Crystal Bay Casino Norman Motorsports team will be in Ensanada all week handing out autograph cards.

Lance Clifford

For More information on the SCORE Baja 1000:

Roger Norman Website:

Live Coverage of Baja 1000: &

Recap of Pre-Running Adventures:

Next Race:

Baja 1000 ;  November 17-20, 2010

Save the Date:

December 4th Fundraiser at Norman Motorsports Facility in San Diego, CA supporting South Bay Community Services Foster Youth of San Diego & the Red Cross of Baja, Cruz Roja

About the Author

Mike Lasher is a true Off Road enthusiast down to the core, Growing up in the back seat of a jeep exploring the deserts of Arizona and Nevada, as a kid, as so many of us did. Today Mike spends his free time on the trails with his family and friends in his Kawasaki Teryx or Jeep Wrangler. He also regularly competes in the Best in the Desert series and was second in points in 2009. For more information on mike you can visit

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