Post Tagged with: "racing"

Baja Prep: Fuel Cell

Baja Prep: Fuel Cell

Every design element of the car has been re-evaluated, and yes, that means this is a LOT of work to figure out new solutions for old problems. One of our problems along the way has been fuel capacity. It sure doesn’t sound that bad when you say your race car has a 150 mile range, […]

read more

Transmission Mounts

Transmission Mounts

Way back when, in 2012 when we were welding in our King Kong, we decided we should re-evaluate how our transmission mounts. We had the option of welding the stock transmission mounts back in and using the 3 bolt nose cone to attach to the car, we also had a few options on the market […]

read more

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 […]

read more

How do you prepare for a race? (The Car)

How do you prepare for a race? (The Car)

We get a lot of questions from folks who are interested in what we do, and many of those questions are pretty interesting. We are choosing the most common questions to answer. Today, How do you prepare for a race. Since this is a HUGE question, lets break it down. Today we will talk about […]

read more

Sponsorship, earn it

Sponsorship, earn it

We have been fortunate to have a number of incredible companies come along to support us. No, this doesn’t pay our way across the finish line, but it certainly helps us in our quest to get there. A lot of people think that companies are just sitting around, sponsorship budget in hand waiting for someone […]

read more

Piles of money, Piles of time…or both

Piles of money, Piles of time…or both

We get asked a lot of questions but the one that has been sticking in my head lately is: What does it take to get into racing. It’s actually a complicated question, because really you have to hash out what the person is asking. Racing what? Where? You can race your daily driver for $40 […]

read more

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 […]

read more

Getting approved

Getting approved

It is tough business being in Colorado and deciding to race offroad. We are a big tow away from the scene. It gets even more tricky when it comes to rules compliance and cage approval. Do you tow the car all the way to Mexico and assume you will pass or do you take action […]

read more

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 […]

read more

It has been over a year now…

It has been over a year now…

Wow, it has been over a year since we first purchased a car and considerably more than a year since we first picked up the rule book from SCORE to start working on this project. In that timeframe we have met a lot of new people (The Desert Dingos, Emme Hall, OMG Motorsports, Fire Guys […]

read more