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Friday, October 18, 2019

Archives for October 2015

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

American Hero in Parker

By Mike Mcclintock 2015 BITD Parker 425 Had the privilege to meet this Hero yesterday while he was stopped at our pit location : On their 2nd lap, shortly prior to making it to the Mineral Wash pit, the car being driven by this gentleman, and co-piloted by Brian Busby from Amber Race Services, lost

2009 Parker 425

2009 Parker Mineral Wash pit report for Checkers and Chuck Hovey By Mike Mcclintock I was there, at the Mineral Wash / Wells pit. We planned for rain, more then I can say for a lot of the racers. We took 2 EZ-UP’s, and a few tarps with us. Determined to stay as dry as we

1990 Gold Coast 300

Race Tales: 1990 Gold Coast 300 Oct 13, 1990 By:Tony Tellier Off-Road Racing Racing Information Systems tt@off-road.com Checkers Off Road What makes a Checker pit more intense, and more interesting, is the fact that the cars are racing for position and points. There were four Unlimited cars at the Coast: Tom Koch; Tom Martin; Steve

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

Broken Link at BAP

A couple of weeks back I asked if I would drive #3068, I normally would have been in # 144 as passenger, they both are owned in a partnership by 2 guys. The guy who normally drives the #3068 had a recent surgery and was strongly encouraged no bouncing around until early April. Other than

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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