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 […]
Roadshow Baja 1000 Documentary!
We are absolutely in awe of this film! A 36-minute documentary on our team?! Thank you so much to Volkswagen and Roadshow for making this a reality.
Jalopnik: What It’s Like To Drive A Badass Off-Road Racing Beetle
We had a great time talking Volkswagen with Jason. Man that guy knows his stuff and really appreciated all the little odds and ends that we had to deal with to build up this car to the solid state that it is in now! I […]
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!
Torque News: ‘Tope’ is part of the ‘run what ya’ brung’
For the first time, Volkswagen has decided to support a factory team in this year’s Baja 1000 desert run. The Baja is the toughest test of man and machine around and the automaker is supporting a Denver-based racing team, ProjectBaja. When they say that you […]
Offroad: Volkswagen USA is Sponsoring a Baja 1000-Bound Beetle
Since its inception, the Baja 1000 has attracted VW Beetles by the dozen, and to celebrate 50 years of competition, Volkswagen of America is sponsoring the ProjectBaja Class 11 Beetle.In case you aren’t hip to Baja classifications, Class 11 is one of, if not the least modified groups that compete in the Baja […]
TR Motor 1: Bast?r Baja Bug!
Atlas’? veya Touareg’i unutun, bu y?l 50’incisi düzenlenen Baja 1000 yar???nda, Volkswagen bu yak???kl? 1970 VW Beetle ile köklerine geri dönüyor. Alman otomobil ?irketi, Class 11’de ikonik Bug ile yar??acak ProjectBaja.com tak?m?na sponsorluk yapacak. “Tope” lakapl? Beetle, Volkswagen’in orijinal 1.6 litrelik hava so?utmal? motoruyla ve […]
Digital Trends: This classic Volkswagen Beetle will take on…
This classic Volkswagen Beetle will take on one of the world’s toughest races Run every fall in Mexico’s Baja California Desert, the Baja 1000 is one of the toughest races in the world. Competitors drive hundreds of miles on a mix of roads and primitive […]
The Drive: Volkswagen Sponsors 1970 Beetle in Baja 1000
The Drive featured our story today. Take a few minutes to check out their great article. Volkswagen is known for dominating Red Bull Global Rallycross, with the Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross Team’s highly modified Beetles winning both the driver and manufacturer championships for the past three […]
Jalopnik: Volkswagen Is Doing Desert Racing Right This Year
We were featured on Jalopnik today! We’re looking forward to seeing Jason again at Contingency! The 2017 Baja 1000 goes down next week. And this year being the 50th anniversary of the race, it’s going to be a big one: over 380 vehicles are already […]