A video uploaded Sunday shows former NASCAR driver Robby Gordon clipping an observer with his vehicle at Saturday’s Baja 500 off-road race in Mexico. Gordon was attempting to get around fellow racer Apdaly Lopez when he hit the man. As a warning, the video should be considered graphic.
If you missed this year's Baja 500 desert race, or just want to wrap up your weekend with some big-screen off-road action, turn your TV to CBS Sports tonight at 9PM Eastern Time for their Baja broadcast.
The 2014 SCORE Baja 500 trailer has the angriest soundtrack of any promo I've ever watched, but it's cool to see how skinny the course gets at points. Looks like some classes were right on top of each other this year, too. Got some clips of your own to share? Bring 'em on!
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.
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