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Carlos "Apdaly" Lopez (born December 2, 1994) is an off-road racing driver from Tecate, Baja California. Lopez won the gold medal in the Stadium Super Trucks class at the X Games Austin 2014. His father, Juan Carlos Lopez, is also a professional off-road racer.

Apdaly Lopez
NationalityMexico Mexican
BornCarlos Lopez
(1994-12-02) December 2, 1994 (age 24)
Tecate, Baja California
SCORE International career
Current teamRPM Off Road
Car no.1
EngineDougans Engine
Crew chiefRick Geiser, Matthew Alley
Co-driverLuis Omar Montiel
Former teamsPIN Manufacturing, BORM RACING
Starts25 In Trophy truck
Wins2 In Trophy truck
Poles1
Finished last season2017 Score Tijuana desert challenge 2nd
Previous series
20132018
2013
Stadium Super Trucks
Stadium Super Trucks Super Buggy
Championship titles
2015
2015
2014
SCORE Trophy Truck 2015, 2016 championship
Open Truck Code Off-Road Championship
SCORE TT Spec Championship
Awards
2015
2015
2015
2014
Univision Extreme Athlete of the Year
Silver FIA American Award
SCORE Driver of the Year
Toyota Milestone Award
Best in the Desert career
Car no.5

Contents

Career historyEdit

Lopez made his debut in the SCORE International championship at the 2011 Baja 250. He won the ATVPRO 25 class with co-drivers Ivan Mejorado and Gilberto Perez in a Honda TRX450.[1]

Lopez competed in the newly-formed Stadium Super Trucks Super Buggy championship in 2013. At the Qualcomm Stadium Lopez won two races.[2] He also competed in the main series at St. Louis and Costa Mesa. At St. Louis the Mexican driver finished fourth. In Costa Mesa Lopez finished third in two out three races.

In 2014 Lopez participated in the San Felipe 250. As a co-driver to Clyde Stacy the duo competed in the SCORE Trophy Truck class. The duo finished sixth in class, eighth overall.[3] He also competed full-time in the Stadium Super Trucks. After a solid start of the season Lopez won the second race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in support of the 2014 Grand Prix of Indianapolis. He had another good run during the X Games Austin 2014 where the Stadium Super Trucks made their debut. At the modified Circuit of the Americas Lopez won his heat race and subsequently won the final to claim his first X Games gold medal. Lopez went on to claim nine top three finishes during the season to claim third place in the championship.[4]

PersonalEdit

Lopez studied engineering at Cetys Universidad in Tijuana Baja, California.

Motorsports career resultsEdit

Stadium Super TrucksEdit

(key) (Bold – Pole position. * – Most laps led.)

Stadium Super Trucks results
Year 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 SSTC Pts Ref
2013 PHO LBH LAN SDG SDG STL
4
TOR TOR CRA CRA OCF
3
OCF
3
OCF
10
CPL 17th 51 [5]
2014 STP
5
STP
8
LBH
6
IMS
3
IMS
1*
DET
9
DET
8
DET
6*
AUS
1*
TOR
5
TOR
5
OCF
9
OCF
8
CSS
6
LVV
9
LVV
3
3rd 331 [6]
2015 ADE ADE ADE STP STP LBH DET DET DET AUS
DNQ
TOR TOR OCF OCF OCF SRF SRF SRF SRF SYD LVV LVV 34th 7 [7]
2017 ADE ADE ADE STP STP LBH LBH BAR BAR BAR DET DET TEX TEX HID HID HID BEI GLN GLN ELS
1*
ELS
11
18th 59 [8]
2018 ELS
1
ADE ADE ADE LBH
13
LBH
9
BAR BAR DET DET TEX TEX ROA ROA SMP SMP HLN HLN MXC
10
MXC
10
12th 81 [9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Race Results From Baja 250". SCORE International. Archived from the original on November 27, 2010. Retrieved November 23, 2014.
  2. ^ "APDALY LOPEZ WINS AGAIN AT QUALCOMM STADIUM". Stadium Super Trucks. Archived from the original on October 10, 2014. Retrieved November 23, 2014.
  3. ^ "28th Tecate SCORE San Felipe 250". SCORE International. Retrieved November 23, 2014.
  4. ^ "Chasing Down Apdaly Lopez". Race DeZert. Retrieved November 23, 2014.
  5. ^ "2013 SST Point Standings". Stadium Super Trucks. Retrieved January 29, 2019.
  6. ^ "2014 Standings". Speed Energy Formula Off-Road. Retrieved January 29, 2019.
  7. ^ "2015 Official Point Standings". Speed Energy Formula Off-Road. Retrieved January 29, 2019.
  8. ^ "2017 Overall Point Standings". Stadium Super Trucks. Retrieved January 29, 2019.
  9. ^ "2018 Overall Point Standings". Stadium Super Trucks. Retrieved January 29, 2019.