Category Archives: Baja

A Few Photos from the Baja 1000

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The 49th running of the SCORE Baja 1000 was held November 18 with 270 competitors planning to finish the 854-mile course. The race started in Ensenada running east to Ojos Negros, then back to the Pacific Coast and south to El Rosario. After a big loop in the desert, racers headed back up the Pacific […]

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. […]

COPS Racing at the San Felipe 250

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The Baja 250 was run at the end of January — these pictures just got back from processing at Photomat. COPS Racing entered three cars in the 250 mile race: the Trophy Truck and two Class 10s. The course consisted of a loop, starting and finishing at the Arches in San Felipe. Spoiler alert: Gus […]

Nineteen Photos of Roads

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Driving North in Baja After the Mil

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The race is over, fun is through, and now’s the time to drive north to where it’s dark and cold. But we first have to take a detour to Bahia Agua Verde – a popular and safe anchorage only a day’s sail north of La Paz. The road starts out paved, but then turns to […]

Baja 1000: COPS Prerun and Race

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For the purpose of the Baja 1000 Off Road Race, COPS Racing divided the peninsula into thirds, to best manage crew and logistics. Our section of the course was the lower third, between Loreto and the finish at La Paz. During the race, our job was to hang out close to some nasty silt beds […]

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