We have come down to the final hours. The trucks are packed, the checklist complete and we roll down the shop doors. Tonight each member heads home to get one last night’s sleep before we depart on our adventure to the 50th anniversary of the Baja 1000. I write to you with the most sentiment […]
In August 2017 John Maine (team owner) was on a sprung an surprise visit to Gordon Scott, an old friend, mentor and off road racer. After many laughs and tears John and Gordon ended up in the shop signing the paperwork for the old Vintage Race Car Red Jeep III ( The same jeep watched gorgon race […]
At the BF Goodrich driver’s meeting in San Diego we met with Jon, a BF Goodrich Racing tire specialist. He worked with us to figure out a good groove pattern for our Baja TA’s. Back at the house we pulled out the grooving kit. We ended up loving the difference in the traction.
Headed south to Baja we only made it 179 before we had stop at one of our sponsors Rouge Valley Heating and Air. Previously the team made a last minute decision to not add sway bars to the race jeep’s trailer. When the best we could do is keep the truck and trailer on the road, we […]