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Monday, September 23, 2019

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2010 Baja 500 chase report

2010 Baja 500 by Mike Stewart. Its 3:00 AM, the quarter moon is peeking over the eastern horizon, Orion is beginning to dip below the western hills. Then why am I awake? Am I cold? No. Gotta pee? No. Sleepy? Yes. Perhaps it’s the oompah music blasting from the adjacent camp and the women screaming

1971 Baja 500 Pre-run

Corky’s 1971 NORRA Baja Pre Run My first trip to Baja was to pre-run the 1971 Baja 500: Ensenada, then back to Ensenada, 480 miles +. Sat AM daylight, we leave Ensenada, and ride to Camalu, the end of the pavement. This is before the paved hwy to La Paz. I am riding a 71

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Pit support Baja 500 2006

The 2006 Baja 500, Chase-X pit team summary of activities and adventure. Pit support for off-road race cars at the Baja 500 can be very boring one moment and very exciting the next. Waiting for hours, monitoring the radios for information, watching your racecar roar past, then hurriedly relocating to a different location and then

2007 Baja 1000

By Stuart Chase 2007 Baja 1000, 40th running. Wednesday, 11-7 Wake up at 6 and off to Chris Wilson’s with Megan to pick up his truck and prerunner for a test a Plaster city and find out if the motor issues have been fixed. Kras is playing cards at one of the Indian casinos and

SCORE-INTERNATIONAL BAJA 2000

LocosMocos.com at the Baja 2000

LocosMocos.com at the Baja 2000 By Mark Naugle November 9-17, 2000 The basic task at hand was to move eleven trucks, one 4-wheel drive Toyota Van, one dirt bike, one flat bed trailer loaded with spare race tires and equipment, one trailered generator and twenty-three people 600 miles south of San Diego to set up

1987 Baja 1000

Here is the story of my first Baja 1000 race in 1987. My First 1000 Race The year was 1987. My three amigos (Andy, Bill and Richard) and I decided to race our first Off-Road race. We had never raced anything before just riding in the desert. We never even heard of the Baja 1000 until

1989 Baja 1000

This and my 1987 Baja 1000 story are the only two I’ve written about as they were my most memorable. My 1989 Baja 1000 Race This was my third Baja 1000 race and just like the first it held many surprises and showed me I didn’t know as much as I thought I did. The race

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Water cooled transmission

Back-story: Nick lost a transmission cooler (that was integral with some other cooler). It was so dam far up inside the truck, I could not see it. Shawn and I were chasing for Nick, starting at the beach section where Jesse Jones flew off the cliff. Earlier in the day, I drove over to the