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Monday, September 23, 2019

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Nevada 1000

Story by Trey. Images by Dave Baldwin. One of the Nevada 1000’s on the last day, Chuck (Hovey) started right in front of Collins/Ragland. Charlie told Larry that if he caught him he would move since Collins was going for the overall and we were an hour or so down by day 4. Brian (Collins)

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

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

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