SCORE Class 5
SCORE Class 5 is open wheel unlimited Baja Bug class that competes in the SCORE off-road race series races including the Baja 1000, Baja 500, San Felipe 250, Primm 300 and the Laughlin Desert Challenge.
Vehicle must be a VW Sedan Type 1 Hardtop or Convertible. 181 Safari's, 900 series Porsche's, and Karmann Ghias are included in this class. Seeley Racing runs a Class 5 car that uses a highly modified New Beetle body shell.
Any manufacturer air-cooled, 4-cylinder, single-cam, pushrod, VW concept engine is allowed. VW 4-cylinder water-cooled engines may also be used. Displacement is unlimited.
Front and rear suspension systems may be modified or replaced as long as stock concept is retained and wheelbase limit is not exceeded.
Vehicles must have an external appearance of a Baja Bug. Wheelbase may be increased but not exceed 105" front to rear centerline.
Notable race teams
Irish Racing - Mike O'Donnell
- Precepts Motorsports - Drew Belk, Mike Belk, Dave Bonner, Jim Anderson
- "Seeley Racing/About". Seeleyracing.com. Retrieved 2011-10-21.
- SCORE International (2006). "2006–2010 Off-Road Racing Rules and Regulations".
- SCORE International. "2009 New Classes & Existing Class Rule Amendments"
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