Gustavo Vildósola Sr. And Toyo Tires Capture Tenth Consecutive Trophy Truck Legends Class Win At The SCORE Baja 500

June 4, 2024
Kilian Hamlin

ENSENADA, BAJA CALIFORNIA, MEXICO – Gustavo Vildósola Sr. and Toyo Tires® took the win in the SCORE Trophy Truck Legends class at the 56th SCORE Baja 500, capturing a tenth consecutive class win in a row. In addition, Justin Davis placed first in the SCORE Trophy Truck Spec class, and Team Toyo’s Trophy Truck drivers, Tavo Vildósola, Bryce Menzies, and Christopher Polvoorde now lead the SCORE Trophy Truck class championship points race in 1st, 2nd, and 3rd respectively at the halfway mark in the season.

Gustavo Vildosola Sr., driving his #1L Ford Raptor Mason Motorsports truck, clinched first place in the SCORE TT Legends class, recording the fifth fastest overall time of 9 hours, 27 minutes, and 49 seconds. Gustavo and his co-driver, Ricky Johnson, had a seamless performance, encountering no issues on the course which enabled them to maintain a strategic pace and secure their lead. In the TT Spec class, Justin Davis and his #285 Green Army Team TSCO-Chevy truck recorded their victory in an overall time of 10 hours, 6 minutes, and 9 seconds. With another flawless drive, Davis and was able to keep a consistent pace throughout the duration of the race, allowing his team to overtake the leader and maintain the lead to the finish. Both drivers relied on championship-winning Toyo Open Country® M/T-R tires to complete their wins.

“I’m thrilled to have won another Legends class at the Baja 500,” said Gustavo Vildósola Sr. “I want to thank Toyo Tires and their fantastic Open Country M/T-R tire that got us to the finish line with no flats or problems, and helped us achieve a ten-win streak, something no one else has done before in SCORE.”

“This has been a historic run for Gustavo Sr., recording ten consecutive SCORE Trophy Truck Legends class wins is no small feat, and to do it all on Toyo Tires is a great testament to our consistency and standard,” said Stan Chen, senior manager, events, sponsorships and motorsports, Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. “With wins from Gustavo and Justin over the weekend, plus Team Toyo’s Trophy Truck drivers leading in the points race at the halfway mark in the season, we look forward to putting together more solid results at the upcoming Baja 400 in September.”

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About Toyo Tires®

Established in 1966, Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. represents the innovation, quality, performance, and excellent service that Toyo Tires has delivered worldwide for more than 75 years. The company offers a full line of premium tires for nearly every vehicle including light trucks, SUVs, crossovers, sports cars, luxury cars, hybrids, and electric vehicles, as well as commercial trucks. Many of the tires are built in the United States at their state-of-the-art factory in Georgia. To find the right tire for your vehicle as well as an authorized dealer, visit www.toyotires.com. You can also join the Toyo Tires community on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.