Santa Monica, Calif., Dec. 19, 2022 – From the Series that delivers cross-country thrills and all-out racing on four-wheels comes a brand-new National Series Championship for 2023. The Red Bull Scramble Series, an original collection of SXS off-road races for amateur and professional racers alike, takes new shape in its third year to become a National Scramble Series Championship that allows drivers across the country to compete for a season-long title. In 2023, the Series features eight unique locations spanning nearly every corner of the U.S. and promises fierce competition and endurance across some of the country’s toughest terrain.
The Red Bull Scramble Series National Championship is separated into two classes: the Pro Class for more experienced racers and the Sportsman Class for amateur off-road enthusiasts. While no single race is the same, both classes will follow the same points structure per race and will abide by the same tiebreaker (as required) for the season. A third Championship, dubbed the Iron Man Championship, is determined by its own point system, and celebrates one driver across both classes who competes in and finishes the most races throughout the season. The three Championship titles are crowned when the season-long quest for the title culminates in Glamis, Calif. at Red Bull Sand Scramble in December 2023.
The Pro Class and Sportsman Class National Scramble Series Championship is determined by the best four finishes and best three finishes each driver achieves throughout the season, respectively. The maximum points earned for the Pro Class is 400 while the maximum points for the Sportsman Class is 300. The points classification is earned by event as follows:
NATIONAL SCRAMBLE SERIES CHAMPIONSHIP SCORING:
16 – 20
21 – END
|#1: 100 pts.||#6: 76 pts.||#11: 57 pts.||#16: 43 pts.||
|#2: 95 pts.||#7: 72 pts.||#12: 54 pts.||#17: 41 pts.|
|#3: 90 pts.||#8: 68 pts.||#13: 51 pts.||#18: 39 pts.|
|#4: 85 pts.||#9: 64 pts.||#14: 48 pts.||#19: 37 pts.|
|#5: 80 pts.||#10: 60 pts.||#15: 45 pts.||#20: 35 pts.|
|5-pt. separation||4-pt. separation||3-pt. separation||2-pt. separation||0 pts. awarded|
IRON MAN CHAMPIONSHIP SCORING:
- Every driver is awarded 10 points for each event they enter and finish. The maximum points achievable is 80, assuming all eight events occur as scheduled. In the event of a tie, the drive with the highest number of best finishes will be declared the Champion.
The 2023 schedule features eight unique locations:
- January 28, Red Bull Ice Scramble in Okoboji, Iowa
- February 18, Red Bull Snow Scramble in Copemish, Mich.
- April 1, Red Bull Ranch Scramble in Decatur, Texas (NEW)
- May 6, Red Bull Beach Scramble in Wildwood, N.J. (NEW)
- May 20, Red Bull High Desert Scramble in Nephi, Utah
- June 24, Red Bull Solstice Scramble in Anchorage, Ala. (NEW)
- September 16, Red Bull Stone Scramble in Huntsville, Tenn.
- December 9, Red Bull Sand Scramble in Glamis, Calif.
The Red Bull Scramble Series returns to the fan-favorite locations for Red Bull Ice Scramble, Snow Scramble, High Desert Scramble, Stone Scramble and Sand Scramble and will debut three new race locations: Ranch Scramble in Texas, Beach Scramble in New Jersey, and Solstice Scramble in Alaska. The race entry requirements and classifications remain the same as in 2022. The 2023 Red Bull Scramble Series season promises avid racers and enthusiasts challenging terrain featuring ridge-hopping, backwoods navigating and steep hill climbing, all while celebrating fans of the sport far and wide.
The series is proudly supported by BFGoodrich Tires, Can-Am, KMC Wheels and Wolverine Boots.
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