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2014 Baja 1000, through Josh’s Eyes

2014 Baja 1000, through Josh’s Eyes

In May of 2010 we bought a car and stripped it down. This was going to be our race car and we were certain that we would be racing it this year. Our ambition was as big as many of our accomplishments in the past, but our new project was much larger than anticipated. Fast […]

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Contingency Row Madness

Contingency Row Madness

Yesterday was Contingency and Tech Inspection and we’re happy to say that 1137 made it through with flying colors! We’ve got trackers and transponders installed and ready to go, and we’re set to go off the line this afternoon. If you want to follow along with the race, here’s those links again! Live Race Tracking: […]

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Follow Us to La Paz – Baja 1000 Race Tracking

Follow Us to La Paz – Baja 1000 Race Tracking

With race day fast approaching, if you’re interested in following along with the race, check out the links below. We go off the start line on Thursday, Nov. 13th sometime after 12:30pm PST with a 49 hour time limit to complete the 1,275 mile off-road desert race course that is the 2014 SCORE International Baja 1000. We’ve […]

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The Adventure Begins: San Diego, BF Goodrich Pits, and El Blanco Diamante

The Adventure Begins: San Diego, BF Goodrich Pits, and El Blanco Diamante

We left Denver on Thursday and made our way to San Diego, taking care to get plenty of nutrition along the way. Double-double and fries, animal style, with a chocolate shake? Check. Once in San Diego we stayed with the Kristen, Erin, and the good folks of Deen Racing. The whole family off-road races and they’re […]

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More Prepping and Packing

More Prepping and Packing

Final prep and pack continues here at the Project Baja camp. We inventoried everything we’re taking, packed up everything except refrigerated food, and put 1137 in the trailer last Saturday evening. Basically, we’re ready for departure on Thursday late morning minus a few small things to wrap up. A couple other things Joe from J.PAKS worked up for […]

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T-Shirts! Get your T-Shirts here…

T-Shirts! Get your T-Shirts here…

In the mad scramble to get our team organized for the Baja 1000 we actually designed T-Shirts! Now you can be part of our team just by taking a quick minute to purchase a shirt. These shirts are only available for a short time so get them while they last. http://teespring.com/projectbaja2014

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The Long Winter is Over!

The Long Winter is Over!

Whew! It’s been a long time since our last post – almost 6 months! We’ve been plenty busy. We completed much of the little odds and ends, which seem endless: roll cage gussets, seat hardware, safety wire, painting, brake adjustments, sealing oil lines, electrical goodies, shifter, body modifications, mirrors, dash – a little bit of […]

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Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

It has been a little too long since our last update. For some reason the hours in the day seem shorter, the workload seems longer and the time to tend to our website seems to fall behind. I woke up this morning and opened my email only to find this note from Bradford who has […]

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Sponsor Update: Fox Racing Shox

Sponsor Update: Fox Racing Shox

Fox Racing Shox has been with us since the beginning of our project, and their support and products are going to be crucial to us in our Baja 1000 endeavor. Fox is always at the forefront of suspension technology, whether it be for motorcycle, truck, snowmobile, or even Class 11 use off-road. Check out this […]

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Sponsor Update: Baja Designs

Sponsor Update: Baja Designs

We have been eying up lighting for a while, who do we trust in order to illuminate the long hard nights in desert racing. When we headed to SEMA earlier this year we headed straight to the Baja Designs booth. After a lot of research we really want to have a solid LED lighting system […]

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