Lack of participation due to race not being a points race causes SCORE to cancel.
LAS VEGAS (June 23, 2008) Las Vegas Events announced today that Julys scheduled SCORE Las Vegas Cup IV has been cancelled. The event was scheduled to be held July 18-19 at the Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
The SCORE Las Vegas Cup has been an important summer event for Las Vegas Events, said Pat Christenson, president of Las Vegas Events. Unfortunately, we could not deliver a race experience this year that SCORE fans have become accustomed to and expect. In the future, we will continue to support SCORE desert racing.
It is very disappointing for SCORE to see this exciting event be cancelled, but circumstances beyond our control significantly dictated the outcome, said Sal Fish, SCORE President/CEO. "We want to thank Las Vegas Events for their commitment and support, as well as those racers who had signed up and were ready to participate. Unfortunately, there were not enough entries."
Las Vegas Events will give full refunds to fans who have purchased tickets for the event. Fans can call 866-388-FANS for more information.
The SCORE Laughlin Desert Challenge, held each January, and Septembers SCORE Terrible’s Primm 300 are also both sponsored by Las Vegas Events and the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority.
Founded in 1981, Las Vegas Events, Inc. is a private, not-for-profit organization that serves as the exclusive special events agency for the city.
SCORE International, based in Los Angeles and founded in 1973, is the worlds leading desert racing organization. SCORE produces the annual SCORE Desert Series, which includes three races in Baja Mexico and three in Southern Nevada.
Next up for the 2008 SCORE Desert Series will be the 13th Annual SCORE Terribles Primm 300 desert race, to be held September 5-6 in Primm, Nevada.