SCORE Class 5-1600

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SCORE Class 5-1600 race vehicle

SCORE[1] Class 5-1600 is open wheel limited Baja Bug class that competes in the SCORE off-road race series races including the Baja 1000, Baja 500, Baja Sur 500, San Felipe 250, and the SCORE Desert Challenge.

Vehicle description[edit]

Vehicle must be a VW Sedan Type 1 Hardtop or sunroof as delivered from the factory. Vehicle must have the external appearance of a "Baja Bug".

No Convertibles, Super Beetles, 181 Safari,[2] Porsche 900 series,[3] or Karmann Ghia[4] are included in this class.

Class requirements[edit]


Engine must utilize Volkswagen series type 1, 1600cc, US model sedan components and dimensions. Displacement is limited to 1600cc.


Front suspension must be either Volkswagen Type 1,[5] 181 ball joint or link pin only. Rear suspension is based on Volkswagen Type 1 independent rear suspension or swing axle.


Vehicles must have an external appearance of a Baja Bug. Original wheelbase must be maintained.

Notable race teams[edit] - Greg Crouch, Kay Crouch, with Racer Services (Paul Mischel).

  • Borrachos Motorsports - Hector Hurtado, Sergio Lopez, Fernando Flores, Omar Vega, Fernando Sanchez, Oscar Fregoso


  1. ^ "SCORE OFF-ROAD RACING –". Retrieved 2015-12-28. 
  2. ^ "VW Type 181 Thing Kubel Safari Registry". Retrieved 2015-12-29. 
  3. ^ "Series 900 - Porsche Coachwork". Series 900 - Porsche Coachwork. Retrieved 2015-12-29. 
  4. ^ "Karmann Ghia History". Retrieved 2015-12-29. 
  5. ^ "Volkswagen History". Retrieved 2015-12-29. 

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