Watch A Truck Do A Totally Planned Barrel Roll At The Baja 1000

Trucks rolling over at the Baja 1000 are nothing new. It's almost as if the entire course is designed by Mother Nature just to make that happen. Those tend to be just uncontrolled insane debacles, however, rather than things of beauty, and art. So why not do one on purpose? » 11/16/13 3:23pm 11/16/13 3:23pm

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 and … » 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

How We Crossed 1,000 Miles Of Mexico For $1,000

Kevin Kewley and his friends like adventure. So, to follow up their off-road parasailing experience why not compete in the grueling Baja 1000 race? Unfortunately, that race is a little pricey, so instead they tried to cross the same distance for $1,000. Here's their story. —Ed. » 2/10/12 12:30pm 2/10/12 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 went… » 6/03/11 3:00pm 6/03/11 3:00pm

Have A Truck Or Trailer In San Diego? Jalopnik's $500 Rally Car Driver…

Our poor, demented, and possibly slightly deranged $500 Craigslist rally driver Bill Caswell has almost finished his Baja 1000 car, but he's stuck in San Diego without a truck or trailer and needs to get to Ensenada tomorrow morning. Help! » 11/16/10 8:30pm 11/16/10 8:30pm