The following is from SCORE, organizers of the Baja 500, Baja 1000 and the 2016 SCORE World Desert Championship:
Televison coverage of the 48th Annual SCORE Baja 500 will air on the CBS Sports Network July 24.
The one-hour show, with multiple repeat airings scheduled, will debut Sunday (July 24) at 9 p.m. ET on the popular CBS Sports Spectacular show. The race coverage will be handled by Dianna Dahlgren and off-road racer Casey Currie.
Riding the 1x Ox Motorsports Honda CRF450X, Colton Udall of Yucca Valley, California, roared to his second straight overall motorcycle victory this season. Riding the first and last thirds of the race while teammate Mark Samuels, also from Yucca Valley, riode the middle third, the duo finished the grueling race in 9 hours, 18 minutes and 18 seconds, averaging 51.33 mph. The team started the year by winning the season-opening SCORE San Felipe 250 in February. The win was also the 18th overall motorcycle victory for Honda in the SCORE Baja 500.
All races in the four-race 2016 SCORE World Desert Championship, along with the special SEMA SCORE Baja 1000 Experience and qualifying for the SCORE Baja 1000 from Las Vegas Motor Speedway are once again airing in the USA and Canada on the CBS Sports Network. The shows feature not only SCORE Trophy Truck coverage, but also top action and highlights from many other classes of trucks, cars, UTVs, motorcycles and quads–making sure that the most exciting footage and most compelling stories continue as part of each race event broadcast.
Capping off the 2016 broadcast season, the SCORE Baja 1000 broadcast on CBS Sports Network will air as a full two-hour special for the second straight year.
2016 CBS Sports Network Original Broadcast Schedule (subject to change, check local listings)
• SCORE San Felipe 250 (first telecast-Sunday, April 17, 9 p.m. ET)
• SCORE Baja 500 (first telecast-Sunday, July 24, 9 p.m. ET)
• Rosarito Beach SCORE Desert Challenge (first telecast-Sunday, Nov. 13, 9 p.m. ET)
• SCORE Baja 1000 Qualifying @SEMA SCORE Baja 1000 Experience (first telecast-Sunday, Dec.18, 9 p.m. ET)
• SCORE Baja 1000 (two-hour special) (first telecast-Sunday, December 25, 9 p.m. ET)
CBS Sports Network is available across the country through local cable, video and telco providers and via satellite on DirecTV Channel 221 and Dish Network Channel 158. For more information, including a full programming schedule and how to get CBS Sports Network, go to www.cbssportsnetwork.com.