Category Archives: Baja

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 […]

Mexico Highways 5 and 1 to Loreto

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We had two days to get to Loreto, two-thirds of the way down the Baja Peninsula. Steve and I manned COPS Racing Chase 3 to help with prerunning the course (practicing), and as support crew during the Baja 1000 Off Road Race – we worked the lower third of the course between Loreto and La […]

1950 Chrysler Crown Imperial Limo

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This is the largest vehicle I’ve ever seen in my life. I met this American resident of San Felipe one Sunday afternoon on top of the dunes behind town. He was driving a 1950 Chrysler Crown Imperial limo which he’d dropped onto a Chevy Silverado 4×4 frame (the frame had to be lengthened by three […]

The Baja 1000 at Punta Blanca

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Disclaimer: There’s only three actual race-related photos, and one could be debated. The Baja 1000 started and finished in Ensenada, with 900 miles inbetween. Steve and my task with COPS Racing was to work as a support/extraction vehicle for our race cars while they pass over a particularly long, nasty silt bed at the southern […]

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