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Swollen Appendix Forced Gerard De Rooy To Turn Around In The Baja 500

We were all really looking forward to watch Dutch Dakar racer Gerard De Rooy hustle his giant Iveco Powerstar race truck through the 2014 Baja 500, but unfortunately his attempt was cut short when he was overcome with pain cause by a swollen appendix, turning around at mile 37. » 6/10/14 1:11pm 6/10/14 1:11pm

It Takes A Helicopter To Appreciate How Hard Off-Road Racing Really Is

Off-road racing is one of the most difficult sports to spectate. We stand sweating in the sun for hours for a glimpse of each vehicle and a face full of dirt. Somehow, it's more fun than it sounds... but the sidelines got nothing on the unadulterated chase view of a low-flying helicopter. » 5/20/14 9:38am 5/20/14 9:38am

Watch the "Resolve" Baja 1000 Web Series in Its Entirety

Since mid-February Curbsyde Productions and SCORE International have been doing a web series on the 2012 Baja 1000. At last the entire series has been posted, a series that spans from vehicle prep and pre-running to the finish line at the southern tip of the Baja peninsula. So here's the entire series: the prologue… » 4/12/13 1:13pm 4/12/13 1:13pm

Here's Your Chance To Own The Oldsmobile 442 James Garner Raced In Baja

Even without any celebrity connection it's hard to deny the cool factor of a modified 1970 Oldsmobile 442 that is no stranger to off-road racing in Baja. Add in the fact this off-road Olds was built for and piloted by James Garner in 1969 and 1970 and it starts to become clear exactly how awesome this unique vintage… » 3/10/12 12:30pm 3/10/12 12:30pm

Watch a race truck fly over a Baja 1000 spectator with a death wish

The lack of defined boundaries for spectators and photographers only contributes to the outlaw lore that surrounds the Baja 1000. Although spectator deaths certainly occur on and around the course, they are not usually a result of people lying in the middle of the course. As you can see from this video footage, that… » 11/20/11 4:00pm 11/20/11 4:00pm

How one man got off his couch and became a Baja racer

For those who haven't seen it, "Dust to Glory" is an epic movie about what it takes to run the Baja 1000 in Mexico. There probably isn't a gearhead on the planet who hasn't watched that flick and thought, "OMG. I wanna do that." Jim Graham, co-founder of Desert Dingo Racing, is one such gearhead, and OMG. He actually… » 6/03/11 3:00pm 6/03/11 3:00pm