Category Archives: Desert Racing

Incredible Struggle Leads to Inspirational Finish for Shaffer Motorsports at Baja 1000

November 22, 2013 by Kilian Hamlin Ensenada, Baja California Shaffer Motorsports knew they would be in for a challenge at the Tecate SCORE Baja 1000. The 883 mile long loop that started and finished in Ensenada, Baja Mexico had some … Continue reading

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Shaffer Motorsports Heads To The Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 With New Honda Power

Alameda, CA Shaffer Motorsports has been busy since the Baja 500 in June. They’ve used the time to yank out the Ecotech engine in the Transfer Case Express car and replace it with a Honda power plant. Shaffer’s Offroad, Mike … Continue reading

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Shaffer-Motorsports’ Transfer Case Express car moves in 2nd in world championship.

ALAMEDA, CA April 19, 2012 Shaffer-Motorsports team take the Transfer Case Express car #1066 to a fifth place finish, moving them in second in class for the World Championships. “We had fun even though it was rough and we had … Continue reading

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Shaffer Motorsports Put To The Test During SCORE San Felipe 250 Race

The Shaffer Motorsports team was eager to get back to Baja and to test themselves in the Mastercraft Safety SCORE San Felipe 250. The San Felipe race is the shortest of the SCORE races in Mexico but it packs just as much … Continue reading

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Shaffer Motorsports Eager to Battle Class 10 Competition at SCORE San Felipe 250

Alameda, CA – After wrapping up the SCORE Desert Series class 4 title last season Mike Shaffer and the Shaffer Motorsports team want more. They figured class 4 would draw more competitors last season when they decided to go for … Continue reading

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Shaffer-Motorsports races Transfer Case express 1066 car at HDRA season opener.

For HDRA’s season opener, a 4 loop 60 mile course in Jean Nevada, Shaffer-Morotsports drove Transfer Case Express limited buggy. With the rule changes at HDRA and SCORE, the team will be racing in class 10, and renewing with their “old” number 1066. … Continue reading

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Perseverance Pays for Shaffer Motorsports at SCORE, Baja 1000

Ensenada, Baja California The 45th annual SCORE, Tecate Baja 1000 was an epic undertaking. The race traveled an amazing 1,121.55 miles down the Baja Peninsula. Shaffer Motorsports used teamwork, ingenuity and true grit to complete the entire course in 33 … Continue reading

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Shaffer Motorsports Readies for 45th Annual SCORE, Baja 1000

Ensenada, Baja California Shaffer Motorsports is putting the final touches on their Class 4 racecar before heading south to compete in the 45th annual SCORE, Tecate Baja 1000. The course changes year to year from a loop race to a … Continue reading

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Shaffer-Motorsports 2012 Baja 500 video recap

Ian Twitchel usually co-drives for his father Shawn in the Transfer Case Express class 4 race car, however he was still recovering from surgery, so this trip he had time to get great footage and has put together a fantastic … Continue reading

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Victory at San Felipe 250, from the driver’s seat

We had left for San Felipe a week early to get some valuable per-running in. As we would be making a drivers changes, with separate sections to pre-runners we managed to cover the entire course, up to three times, during … Continue reading

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