Mojave Road + Wanderings

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The Mojave Road was first used by the Mojave Indians who traveled the route to trade small quantities of foodstuffs for seashells with the indigenous people along the Pacific Coast. In 1776, Spaniard Fr. Francisco Garcés (OFM) followed the trail to the New Spanish Mission San Gabriel. Other explorers and surveyors included Jedediah Smith, John […]

An Alternative View of the Sonoma Raceway

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The Sonoma Raceway, a.k.a. Sears Point Raceway a.k.a. Infineon Raceway, played host to the 2016 NASCAR Toyota/Save Mart 350. Since Fox Sports Network and an army of pro photographers take great action photos, this is merely a collection of alternate views of the raceway. Hot track-aside, we had pretty much unlimited access to the facility. […]

The Island Fox on Santa Cruz Island

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Last weekend, Dave and Irene and Carol and I went to Santa Cruz Island to volunteer with the Friends of the Island Fox to help remove non-native, invasive plants from the island, specifically, the oyster plant. In addition to the super-fun weed picking experience, we got to see and experience and learn many new things. […]

COPS Racing at the NORRA Mexican 1000

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With its roots from 1967, the 2016 edition of the NORRA Mexican 1000 Off Road Race ran 1374 miles down the Baja peninsula, starting in Ensenada with the checkered flag in San Jose del Cabo. The four-day event represents six eras of race cars, defined primarily by the technology available when originally introduced. Each era […]

The Baja 1000, 5 Miles East of Bahía Blanco

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Our mission at this SCORE Baja 1000 was very simple: go to Race Mile 435, and wait for the three COPS Racing cars to arrive. Our sole purpose was “extraction” – if any one of our cars get stuck in the miles-long silt beds, our job was to find them and get them moving again. […]

Doing Time on The Rock, See?

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With apologies to Edward G. Robinson.

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