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WE DID IT!!

WE DID IT!!

It’s too soon to be able to tell the stories and try to contain all of the excitement… but we did it, we successfully completed the Baja 1000 in our Class 11. We didn’t finish in time, but instead we took 58 hours to complete the course. We had our fair share of struggles from […]

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2017 Team Apparel – Available now!

2017 Team Apparel – Available now!

Now you can be part of our team! New team apparel is ready for the Baja 1000. We have Mens and womens shirts and hoodies in a variety of colors. This campaign is only available for 7 days, so don’t wait. Click Here to shop at TeeSpring.com

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Volkswagen Sponsors Project Baja!

Volkswagen Sponsors Project Baja!

Yes, you heard it right. This year, Volkswagen has sponsored our effort at the Baja 1000! We can just barely believe it ourselves. Years of research and development and a little bit of, being in the right place at the right time, have lead to a partnership with Volkswagen. They have provided us an amazing […]

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300 Miles of Media… and testing

300 Miles of Media… and testing

When Volkswagen calls you up and says “Hey, can you come to Barstow” it’s probably in your best interest to say “absolutely.” We got that call and headed to Barstow, Tope was weathered by a few storms along the way, but we got out there with no issues. The Weather in Barstow was beautiful, 80’s […]

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Project Baja Shirts now with more BLIPSHIFT

Project Baja Shirts now with more BLIPSHIFT

"Baja Trail" – The latest design from blipshift Campaign URL Copy Facebook 0 likes Twitter 0 tweets Google +1 Subscribe Past Issues RSS Translate English ??????? Afrikaans ?????????? ???? ????????? català ?????? ?????? Hrvatski ?esky Dansk eesti keel Nederlands Suomi Français Deutsch Ελληνικ? ?????? Magyar Gaeilge Indonesia íslenska Italiano ??? ????????? ??? ?????????? ????? ???? ????? Malti […]

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July Test Day: Suspension Testing

July Test Day: Suspension Testing

We brought the bug out to Colorado Offroad Extreme for another test day this weekend and what a day it was. With some lessons learned from our previous suspension test day we had gone back to the drawing board and made some adjustments. Wow, the car is so much better than it has been previously. […]

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June Test Day: Suspension Proving

June Test Day: Suspension Proving

All work and no play make Jack a dull boy. When you are preparing for a race like the Baja 1000 sometimes it feels like it is All work and No play. Even when you head out to the track to test the car sometimes you find yourself just thinking about how the car handles, […]

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Navigation & Communication

Navigation & Communication

Possibly the most difficult element of racing in the remote areas of Baja is navigation and communication. It all seems so straight forward when you are sitting comfortably in your house and you see these GPS units and phones and think “how hard could this be!?” but you quickly are introduced to a world without […]

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Correcting our Rear Suspension.

Correcting our Rear Suspension.

Which springs to use? This is a question we didn’t dig into until it was too late. Back in 2012, we novices built our first Class 11 car from the ground up. We aren’t able to do anything once. Cage, wiring, transaxle, paint… We learned a lot on the way, some stuff we picked out […]

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How do you prepare for a race (Chase Plan)

How do you prepare for a race (Chase Plan)

In part two of “how do you prepare for a race” lets go over a long course chase plan, and how we go about making it happen. We are a fairly new and reasonably inexperienced team, so when we started working toward our first Baja 1000 we knew only one thing. Get experience and get […]

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