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

2014 Baja 500 Route Features Beaches, Lake Beds, Mountainous Terrain

The Official 2014 Baja 500 route has been announced; it'll be a 446.9 mile loop starting and ending in Ensenada with a long run down the Mexican west coast, sprints back and fourth across the Diablo Dry Lake, and a charge back north through the hills in the middle of the peninsula. » 5/14/14 12:14pm 5/14/14 12:14pm

This Insane, Off-Roading Motorhome Ran The Baja 1000

Getting publicity in the auto industry is easy. You build something, invite journalists, feed them shrimp and boom! — page inches. But what if you're an also-ran RV company in the late '60s looking to kick the competition in its smug, Winnebago ass? You build a custom, butane-powered motorhome powerful and tough… » 3/07/13 4:13pm 3/07/13 4:13pm

Once Upon A Time In Mexico: PUTC Hoons A Hummer H2 SUT In The Baja 500

While the General may be trying to sell off the Hummer brand, that didn't stop a few of the Humvee-wannabes from being deployed down to Mexico to wage war in the Baja 500. Proving — or at least attempting to prove — the H2, H2 SUT and H3 aren't just suburban soft-roading sissy-mobiles. Jalopnik superfriend, Mike… » 6/06/08 9:40am 6/06/08 9:40am