Sara Price set to Race SCORE International Baja 500

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LAS VEGAS, NV – June 1, 2023 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – SP Motorsports driver Sara Price will be teaming up with Alsup Racing Development Mitchell Alsup for the 55th SCORE International Baja 500. The team welcomes two new sponsors for this specific race: Switch Pros and Klean Freak.

The duo will take on the race with a newly built Monster Energy Can-Am Maverick X3 in the UTV Pro Stock class. Coming off a strong month of racing and putting over 4000 miles on the Can-Am Maverick X3, 2 wins, 3 podiums and Trail of Missions, Sara is ready for this next challenge.

‘’We have been on a roll this month, with back-to-back wins, an additional podium and most of all making the Dakar rally Dream something of our future, we thought why stop now, let’s take on the Baja 500 and keep it all going!’’ -Sara Price

Price is set to drive the first half of the race and handing it over to Mitchell around mile 250. Alsup will drive the second half and cross the finish line, the pair will be using Waypoint Navigation notes and Eric Sheetz will be navigating the entire 500 miles. Sheetz who won navigating alongside Sara at the Mint 400 will be back in the co-driver seat for both Mitchell and Sara. A Proven Winning Team.

Since 2016, Mitchell Alsup has managed, drove and operated race teams, finding success both in SCORE and USA sanctioned race series. In 2020, Mitchell would sign with Factory Can-am conquer multiple championships in the BITD series. Further in 2020, Mitchell would team up with Can-am Teammate Matt Burroughs capturing the 2020 SCORE Overall Championship, later to build Burrough’s current 2022 SCORE Champion Can-am X3. Alsup Racing Development turnkey race cars, suspension components and race prep can be found on many well known racer throughout the industry, Sara Price, Cameron Steele, Chris Blais, Marc Burnett, South Racing and many others.

After a month on the road racing with Sara, finding multiple wins and podiums, it only felt right to tackle the Baja 500! Splitting driving duties between the both of us has already found success at Dos Mares 500, excited to use this same strategy at this week’s race” –Mitchell Alsup

‘’Coming off an epic week down south with Cameron Steele and the Desert Assasins crew for the Trail of Missions was where the idea of racing the Baja 500 came from. One thing led to the next as Mitchell, Sara and myself drove home from Ganzaga Bay… and we quickly realized we could make it happen! As always, Mitchel Alsup has put together an awesome car for us and I’m stoked to be back in the right seat to navigate both Mitchell and Sara through the 55th Score-International Baja 500!’’ –Eric Sheetz

Sara is no stranger with the SCORE International series she won the 2019 Trophy Truck Spec Championship and “ironwomaned”driving every mile of the series that year to secure the championship and coming 2nd overall in the entire series behind Andy Mcmillen. This year will mark her first participation in the UTV Pro Stock class.’’

About Sara Price

Named the 2016 Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame Rising Star, Sara Price’s racing career started on dirt in motocross, where she went on to join Monster Energy Kawasaki as the first factory-supported female racer. She began racing dirt bikes at the age of eight and collected 19 amateur titles and medaled in Women’s Super X at the 2010 X Games. She holds the record as the most winning female amateur to date.

The versatile competitor in 2012 had switched to 4 Wheels and started racing UTVs where she campaigned the WORCS series, Lucas Oil Regional shortcourse Series, and became the first American UTV Team to compete in the toughest all-female sporting event on the planet the Rally Aicha Des Gazelles in Morocco, Africa in 2015, and went on to finish the Terracross Championship undefeated to take the Women’s Championship that same year. In 2016, Price took on six races in Stadium SUPER Truck Series and became the first woman ever to lead laps in that championship. Sara then, went on competing with RPM Offroad in a Trophy Truck Spec. down in Baja Mexico in the SCORE International Desert Series. In 2019, Sara Price became the first-ever woman to win the SCORE International Trophy Truck Spec championship, the first-ever woman to IronWoman the TT Spec class and finish and the first-ever woman to finish 2nd in the overall championship in SCORE International. In the year of 2021, Sara signed as the first ever female on Chip Ganassi Racing team for the Extreme-E series, she then made history as the First Female in CGR Program History to win a race. In 2023, she won the Mint 400, the Sonora Rally, the Norra 1000 and earned her entry to Dakar 2024. When she isn’t racing, Price works as a stunt professional apart of the SAG-AFTRA Union, performing on motorcycles, and in vehicles and as a stunt performer for television and film you see worldwide today.

SP Motorsports is Fueled By

Can-Am, Monster Energy, TreadLightly!, BFGoodrich, Pennzoil, Alsup Racing Development, Super ATV, Assault Industries, Raceline Wheels, HyperCo, Switch-Pros, Klean Freak, Rugged Radios, Rockford Fosgate, VP Racing Fuels, Sparco, Evolution Powersports, Fox Shocks, Baja Jerky, Cage WRX, Shock Therapy, Vision Canopy.

Source: Price Global

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