However, after we belt in and hook up the breathing tubes that supply us with filtered air, it’s obvious in the first thousand feet that the Project Baja Bug is a Lexus compared with the single-seater. It rolls over the trail crumble with far more […]
Silt is for real…
Nick explains what it’s like to deal with the immersive power of the great equalizer of the peninsula Story by Nick Wilson “Silt is for real…” is what I was muttering under my helmeted breath, sweating buckets while I jacked the rear of the car […]
Relay to the Rescue
Blanco Diamonte and the Flahertys share their story of running a BF Goodrich Radio Relay station and recovering Tope multiple times Story by Blanco Diamonte Us Flahertys from Colorado have been going to the Baja 1000 for many years working Radio Communications for BFGoodrich as […]
Capturing the Adventure, and the Dream.
An adventure story of getting the entire race on video and photo with the COTU Media crew Story by Lani Trejo Two years ago, on a shoot for Volkswagen, we met Jim Graham and a few members of the Desert Dingo Race Team. From that […]
VIVA TOPE! The shirt.
Yes, we do love to make t-shirts and we particularly love our tough little car. Celebrate the achievement that Tope went through with this VIVA TOPE shirt! It is only for sale for 10 days so get one now before they are gone:
How an Alaskan found satisfaction and inspiration deep in the desert of the Baja peninsula Story by Zach Bingham Inspiration. What inspires you? Who inspires you? It doesn’t necessarily have to be a person, but a type of person from whom you draw inspiration. During […]
There Were No Problems, Unless You Count…
What it’s like to fjord multiple water crossings, change all the flat tires, and pee on your sleeve while racing in Baja as part of a team Story by Emme Hall I have to write a story about my experience for Roadshow and even a […]
VW- 2017 Baja 1000 highlight reel
Volkswagen put together a Highlight reel with COTU media of our adventure in Baja. I can’t believe how quickly they put all of this together! Watch 58 hours of racing in just a couple minutes!
From the Rainforest to the Desert: The Longest Peninsula Run Ever
One day after uprooting his family from Seattle to Denver, Chris hopped in a stranger’s truck and chased all the way to La Paz Story by Chris Joyce This whole experience started for me about a year and a half ago standing in my kitchen […]
When Everything Goes According to Plan
How a race effort can be successful when you make a plan, then throw it out the window, then get back to the plan Story by Josh McGuckin Again!? Yeah, again. We competed in the Baja 1000 in 2014 and when we got home it […]