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One Wild Week Buzzing Baja With Old Airplanes And Brave Bush Pilots

“No, don’t worry, that alarm only means we’re almost crashing!” the pilot yelled over a wailing propellor and a strangled electronic bleat from the console. Not that I could hear him, as I hung out the window trying to photograph a race car while somebody held me in the plane by a fistful of shirt. » 6/19/15 1:53pm 6/19/15 1:53pm

The Insane Baja Race You've Never Heard Of

The film Dust To Glory captures the fierce competition of the high-stakes Baja 1000 desert race. But there’s another amazing event that runs down the peninsula every year: the NORRA Mexican 1000. We tagged along to shoot this video and show you why it’s called “a high-horsepower conga line to the finish.” » 6/18/15 1:37pm 6/18/15 1:37pm

Proof The Chevy Reaper Is Just A Bumper Away From Full-On Awesomeness

Renown tuner Lingenfelter Performance Engineering and Southern Comfort Automotive birthed their idea for a “GM version of the Ford Raptor” as the Chevy Reaper some months ago. Cool concept, egregiously ugly. Now they’ve rectified that with a stately GMC version. » 5/05/15 2:08pm 5/05/15 2:08pm

This Classic Ford Bronco Was Pulled Out Of A Junkyard To Race Baja Again

The motorstorm of retro off-road awesomeness that is the NORRA Mexican 1000 takes over Baja next week. Among this year’s competitors is this badass Bronco; it won the race almost forty years ago, ended up a derelict in a desert junkyard, and is returning with a legendary driver and a fresh restoration. » 4/24/15 6:25pm 4/24/15 6:25pm

The Weird And Wonderful Cars Of The First Mexican 1000 Rally

When you think of Citroën rally cars, the last thing that comes to your mind is the lovely DS, yet that's just what someone chose to tackle the Baja in the inaugural 1967 running of the National Off-Road Racing Association's Mexican 1000. This film, "27 Hours to La Paz," chronicles that first race. » 2/16/15 7:45pm 2/16/15 7:45pm

'Full Stock' Toyota Tundra Actually Did Alright In The Baja 1000

A 2014 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro finished 69th overall out of 131 finishers at this year's Baja 1000, rolling across the finish line with a gnarly bit of battle damage in under 36 hours. That's not half bad for a factory-tuned truck, in a race where just passing the last flag is considered a feat. » 11/19/14 5:30pm 11/19/14 5:30pm

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