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1984 Volume 1 Number 10 Dusty Times Magazine

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G GJ IANDSOME 15X39 15LT BAJA BELTED It s NEW and it s BIG This giant is the same breed as the other Baja Belteds It has the same dependable traction tread and side biter sidewalls that goes the distance in off road racing yet this huge tire practically glides down the highway with a comfortable cushioned ride How can this gentle giant perform so well on and off the road Like all our tires it has the right combination of ENGINEERING by experienced racing tire engineers TOP QUALITY MATERIALS with the most advanced compounds HAND BUILT to tight standards and expert quality control Now you can set up your rig with a tall tire from the line that has been proven in race after race the Baja Belted MICKEY THOMPSON Baja Belted Poly Glass Tubeless TIRES we re not a giant but this new 39 Baja Belted IS Catalog Number 2020 2050 Size 27 x 9 50 14LT 21 x 9 50 15L r Tread Width O D Sidewall Width Ply Rim Width Weight Catalog Number Size Tread Width 7 26 9 5 4 7 31 2072 15 39 15LT 7 26 9 5 4 7 28 2085 11 16 5LT O D Sidewall Width Ply Rim Width 12 38 8 15 4 4 2 10 81 9 30 11 6 6 8 45 58 Weight 2052 9 5 15LT 7 30 9 5 4 7 34 2087 12 16 5LT 10 31 13 3 6 9 2054 11 15LT 9 30 11 6 4 8 42 2088 35x 14 50 16 5LT 11 34 14 4 9 66 2056 12 15LT 10 31 13 3 4 10 48 2060 35 x 11 50 15LT 34 11 4 6 8 53 2057 12 15LT 10 31 13 3 6 10 54 2062 35 x 14 50 15LT 8 11 34 14 4 10 12 66 2058 33x 14 50 15LT 10 32 14 5 6 10 54 2064 35 x 17 50 15LT 14 34 17 4 12 15 76 2082 9 5 16LT 7 30 9 5 4 7 36 2078 18 39 15 15 38 8 18 6 4 2 12 97 5 2084 11 16LT 10 30 11 6 6 8 44 2086 15 39 16 5LT 12 38 8 14 8 4 2 9 80 Black MICKEY THOMPSON CONNECTICUT 0 8 Racing 7 Jackson St Avon CT 06001 203 673 0342 Tires ILLINQIS E T Shop 70 E Lake Rd Addison IL 60101 312 530 0080 FACTORY OFFICE P O Box 227 INDIANA Hawkins Auto Stores 116 S W 1st Richmond IN 47374 317 962 4927 Cuyahoga Falls Ohio 44222 216 928 9092 in Ohio 1 800 222 9092 outside Ohio Office Hours 8 a m 5 p m EST Mon Fri ARIZONA Giant Off Road Centers 3243 E Indian School Rd Phoenix AZ 85018 602 956 1913 Mail Order Facility 3422 W Whitton Ave Phoenix AZ 85017 1 800 528 6170 In Arizona 602 973 9697 CALIFORNIA All Tire Off Road 380 S East End Unit A Pomona CA 91766 714 623 6144 Northern 4 Wheel Drive 3216 El Camino Real Santa Clara CA 95051 408 247 7575 Off Road U S A 1620 Golden State Hwy Bakersfield CA 93301 805 322 1581 Dave s Rough Country Store 542 North Johnson Ave El Cajon CA 92020 619 447 2457 Service Center Stores A ll Stores in CA WA AR NV info 213 770 1100 VanSenus Auto Parts 1620 Kennedy Hammond IN 46323 219 844 2900 KANSAS DaleWilch s Contemporary Sales Co 49th State Avenue Kansas City KS 66102 800 HOT RODS In Kansas 913 287 5700 LOUISIANA Arnaud s Speed 1210 Bertrand Dr Lafayette LA 70506 318 235 4345 OR 7855 Airline Baton Rouge LA 70815 504 927 9851 Southern Tire 2550 Hickory Ave Metairie LA 70003 504 737 1558 MARYLAND Maryland 4 WD Center 4205 Erdman Ave Baltimore MD 21213 301 276 7041 MICHIGAN Hall s Off Road Equipment 272 Union City Road Coldwater Ml 49058 517 278 5557 Cascade 4 WD 2700 Northern Drive Gra nd Rapids Ml 49058 616 949 36304 MINNESOTA Mid West Off Road Center 626 1st Avenue SW Rochester MN 55901 507 289 7978 MISSOURI Bud s Tire Wheel 701 W College Springfield MO 65806 417 865 5896 NEW MEXICO Giant Off Road Centers 6100 San Mateo Albuquerque NM 87109 505 881 0931 NEW YORK Truck Shop 110 Montauk Highway W Sayville NY 11796 516 589 6500 PENNSYLVANIA Pocono 4 WD Center RD 7 Box 7399 Stroudsburg PA 18360 717 424 8864 NORTH CAROLINA Tom s 4x4 2000 Winstow Road Lexington N C 27292 704 731 8509 OKLAHOMA Hall s Off Road Equipment 4725 S Memorial Tulsa OK 74145 918 665 1854 RHODE ISLAND The Driver s Seat 317 Warren Ave E Providence RI 401 434 8855 OR 87 Airport Rd Warwick RI 401 732 2500 OR 59 Putnam Rd Johnston RI 401 231 1159 TENNESSEE Hunter s Custom Automotive 975 Main St Nashville TN 37206 615 227 6584 TEXAS Four Wheel Center 4431 Montana El Paso TX 79903 915 565 1087 Southern Performance Specialties 104 S Rogers Irving TX 75060 214 744 3789 in Texas 800 231 2071 outside Texas Off Road Center Inc 3501 S Stapeles Street Corpus Christi TX 78411 512 854 0215 WISCONSIN Mid West Off Road Center 20 Copeland Avenue La Crosse WI 54601 608 784 9980 CANADA Mickey Thompson Tires of Canada 44 Community Ave Stoney Creek Ont L8E2Y3 16 664 4785

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Volume 1 Number 10 October 1984 In This Issue FEATURES Editor Publisher Jean Calvin Contributors Cindy Chamberlin Daryl D Drake Peggy Ellenburg Homer Eubanks Jan Flick Rick Hochfeld Martin Holmes Cam McRae Danny McKenzie Bill Oursler Brenda Parker David Ryskamp Walt Schwalbe Wayne Simmons Judy Smith John Sprovkin Joe Stepha11 Trackside Photo Enterprises Sub cription tes 12 00 per year 12 issues USA Foreign subscription_ rates on request Contributions DUSTY TIMES welcomes unsolicited contributions but is not responsible for such material Unsolicited material will be returned only by request and with a self addressed stamped envelope Classified Ads will be published as received prepaid DUSTY TIMES assumes no liability for omfasions or errors All ads may be subject to editing DUSTY TIMES is published monthly by Hillside Racing Corp 5331 Derry Ave Suite 0 Agour 1 CA 91301 818 889 5600 Copyright 1983 by Hillside Radng Corp No part of thi s publication may be reproduced without written permission from the publisher _Application to Mail at Second Class Postage Rates is Pending at Agoura CA 91301 Art Director Larry E Worsham POSTMASTER Send address changes to Dusty Times 5331 Derry Ave Suite 0 Agoura CA 91301 Typesetting Production Michelle s Typesetting Services CHANGE OF ADDRESS Four weeks notice is required for change of address Please furnish both old and new address and send to DUSTY TIMES 5331 Derry Ave Suite 0 Agoura CA 91301 Printing News Type Service I I 1 SNAPSHOT OF THE MONTH Two of the things that go a long way toward keeping the racing Leighton clan smiling at each other are a pretty girl and a wheelbarrow full of money This rare shot of erry left and Lee Leighton smiling at Miss Holiday Inn and Bob Leighton right mugging for the camera was taken at the awards for the SNORE 250 Jerry and Bob won the race overall in their Class 10 car and along with the pursei the bonus money for first overall was 2 000 silver dollars from the sponsoring Holiday Inn and Casino Center Strip and the wheelbarrow to cart the money hotne DUSTY TIMES will feature pictures of similar funnies or woes on this page each month Send us your snapshot of something comic or some disaster for consideration DUSTY TIMES will pay 10 for the picture used If you wish the photo returned enclose a stamped self addressed envelope Only black white prints 5x7 or 8xl0 will be considered Dusty Times SNORE 250 Stroh s Championship at Pomona AMSA 12 Hour Mojave Desert Challenge Brush Run 101 Score Riverside Worlcl Championship FORDA at Sharpes Superstition 250 Night Race VORRA 300 Desert Race Giant Off Road Snowflake Buggy Bash Score Canada at Rimouski Budweiser Forest SCCA Pro Rally Silver Dust Nevada 300 Gravelrama 84 Silverdome Revisisted Page 8 12 16 20 26 32 34 36 38 40 42 43 44 48 DEPARTMENTS Snapshot of the Month Soapbox by Jim Short Trail Notes Side Tracks by Judy Smith Happenings Bounces from the Berm Racing Radio Use Tips Good Stuff Directory Goodies Galore Pony Express Classified Ads Index to Advertisers 2 4 4 5 6 45 45 46 49 50 50 50 ON THE COVER Brian Harber whips across the top ofT urn 6on his way to an astounding wire to wire victory in Class 10 in the Score Off Road World Championship at Riverside International Raceway Harber took the lead on the first turn in the older Funco_chassis built J iy John Starner_ and his new Rev Power Rabbit engine provided the extra urge to keep all challengers in the 40 car field at bay Color Photography by Stuart Bourdon of T rackside Photo En_terprises SUBSCRI THE FAST I Octobcr1984 Pagc3

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Soap Box By Jim Short Auto Racing Editor The Riverside Press Enterprise Off Road Editor On Track Magazine When I agreed to write this we implement them There s simply were in Laughlin for the Desert too much pride and self interest Challenge and now we re at That s why we re constantly Riverside so obviously I ve been sorting out rumors and putting it off for awhile innuendos why promoters write It hasn t been a matter of angry letters to each other and having nothing to say but rather their members or take films of of having so much to say it s been the other guy s race and try to use hard to focus on specifics So them to discourage prospective instead I ve watched us stumble sponsors and that s why we need and bumble through yet another a commissio_ner Someone has to season and said nothing put the lid firmly on the In truth I d probably still be Pandora s Box from which all procrastinating and testing these horrors keep escaping Jean Calvin s patience even more I use commissioner only if it hadn t been for the recent because that term comes readily let s one o i us buy the other one to miAd from its use in out meeting between Walt Lott professional team sports but it Sal Fish and Mickey Thompson really doesn t matter what title a meeting that wou d probably we bestow on the office be denied but has been president or dictator are equally confirmed acceptable N or does it matter The meeting didn t produce whether the office is occupied by any results but the fact it even one person or a group of people took place is encouraging to me What is important is that the because on my list of things off person or group be completely road racing needs the number impartial with no allegiance to one item is a commissioner any sanctioning body or sponsor Close behind and to some or manufacturer and concerned degree dependent on the ability enqugh about the welfare of the to fulfill the first priority are the sport to be willing to deal with need for a uniform book of rules people on a firm fair basis with applicable for at least two years at no regard for making and or a time a schedule free of date keep ng friends conflicts a more aggressive Roger Mears said once that he marketing strategy increased thought a lot of the growing pains eniphasis on exposure in media in the mini truck class could be er than s ialty publica eased if we d look at what t1qns etc NASCAR did during its one of these thoughts are transitional years I think we can n 9 w or especially earth go one step farther and look at sh ittering I ve been saying these why NASCAR is so successful things for several years and I ve It s because of Bill France He s hatl others say them to me so I stepped on toes and made knb w I m not just a lonely voice enemies but he s held the whip wliistling in the wind The and steered the ship and pr blem is that the people now in everyone knows that utlimately position to implement the it s his game and you play it his changes either aren t listening or way or go home It s the same in aren t able or willing to IMSA with Jim Bishop and Coming Next Month HDRA FRONTIER 500 DIXIE SPRINTS IN MICHIGAN FORDA AT FORT LAUDERDALE OREGON S FOREST FLING BFGOODRICH WESTERN OFF ROAD NATIONALS LINCOLN TRAIL OFF ROAD RACE IN ILLINOIS MANISTEE TRAILS PRO RALLYMICHIGAN plus all the regular features Pagc4 Trail Notes CART with John Frasco The need for that sort of person or group in our sport is even more pronounced because our_ financial base is more limited our talent pool much shallower and the demands we make on both much greater Genius isn t necessary to know that it s totally asinine to ask racers to run two series when in many cases the rules for a particular class don t correspond or to force them into an unwanted decision by scheduling similar races on the same weekend or scheduling one so closely after another that there s no time for the average guy to regroup and run the second I remember Sal Fish telling me either late last year or early this year that if he ran the Barstow Classic this year it would be in March in place of San Felipe Then the schedule comes out with San Felipe in its usual spot and Barstow on the same weekend as the Frontier 250 And the HORA decides to award JX ints for the SNORE 250 on the same date as Riverside The conflicts were worked out after a fashion but the damage had been done and we ended up looking like fools When I was preparing my Baja in Barstow story for On Track magazine I asked my editor there if he wanted me to mention the letters Walt Lott and Sal Fish mailed to their memberships He said No because people will say If it s that screwed up why are we messing with it I didn t have an answer But I do know it took considerable effort by myself and others to ge_t the sport into the ma zine in the first place and it s the kind of exposure we can t afford to lose It s problems of that sort a commissioner could eliminate quite easily There are 12 months in a year and only 10 races worth keeping Parker both Bajas Riverside Laughlin the Mint the Fireworks both Frontiers and the Mears Gang Rumble That shouldn t make scheduling terribly difficult I know I haven t m entioned any short course events but that s because I consider them abortions I know the argument about them holding the key to the future too but I still think desert races are marketable if they re done right Ever since I got involved in off road racing a few years ago I ve heard that talk about the sport being the next one to take off the boom times ahead and all that I believed it then I don t now It ain t gonna happen because nobody gives you something for nothing and we re too busy fighting with each other to work toward a common goal Volunteers are invited to climb their Soap Box and fill this space u ith their thoughts about what is good and what is iwt so good about the state of off road racing Call DUSTY TIMES u ith your ideas for a Soap Box rolumn and get on the schedule CONGRATULATIONS to Rodney Hall on winning the Stroh s Cup Award atthe Score Riverside race and mud bog The new award from Stroh s was presented for the most outstanding performance of the day determined by a secret panel of veteran off road observers from outside the organizing group The award is a huge German beer hall type mug that will serve as a perpetual trophy The winner gets a replica of the mug along with a cool thousand dollars special bonus It is hard to say if Hall won the honor because of his overall victory with a 4 x 4 in i be Skoal Heavy Metal Challenge or because his quick reaction early in the race avoided what coulct have been a disasterous accident On both counts Rod Hall deserved the award and the panel was nearly unanimous in their choice CALIFORNIA GOVERNOR George Deukmejian chairman of the California Reagan Bush campaign selected Robert E Ham of Sacramento as Chairman of Off Road Vehicle Owners for Reagan Bush Committee for California Ham has been active for years as a legislative advocate for the Off Road Vehicle Legislative Coalition and he is the charter vice president and co founder of the California Off Road Vehicle Association For years he has worked hard to help keep public lands open for vehicular recreation Ham is also a member of the Bureau of Land Management California Desert District Advisory Council While DUSTY TIMES has no political stance it is a fact that off roaders need to keep their eyes open on the political moves that can dose public lands fast if no one objects If you wish to be involved in this campaign contact Bob Ham at 916 443 0449 AUTO MEDIA is a new full service Public Relations firm in the Los Angeles area H ading up the new and already very busy organization is Maureen Clemmons formerly the Promotion and Advertising Manager for the Bilstein Corp of America Backing Maureen is Madeline Bullman former Director of Deitrich Ober and Rettie Inc Auto Media is currently located at 18710 Normandie Ave Gardena CA 90248 If you have a Public Relations or advertising situation that needs help give them a call at 213 327 7972 THE FUDPUCKER RACING TEAM is proud to announce the 1985 dates for their biggest races On Sunday February 24 1985 the 150 mile fifth anQual King of the Desert race for bikes and trikes will be held It is night time summer fun for buggies cars and trucks on Saturday August 10 1985 the Superstition 250 IL The night race should be a real fun run and check the coverage on the first edition on page 34 MIKE RANDALL of the racing Randalls from Mesa Arizona has broken away from the family AMC Jeep Renault store and he has opened his own off road oriented establishment Mike s new place is called HiTech Off Road Prep and stocks myi iad 4 x 4 accessories and also provides parts and service If your 4 x 4 needs help and you are in the Phoenix area check out HiT ech at 1055 West Broadway in Mesa 602 834 9243 MICHELIN TIRES recently announced the end of its Formula 1 competition program finished at the end of the 1984 season The company s plans were announced early to give the teams using Michelin tires McLaren Brabham Renault T oleman and Ligier time to make other tire arrangements for 1985 Michelin the first tire company to make a radial tire and the first to compete in the Formula 1 field with a radial tire have won three world championships since entering the arena in 1978 including the 1984 title which will go to either Niki Lauda or Alain Prost both on the McLaren T earn Michelin says that the program equipment and people will now be made available to pursue other development assignments Could that mean dirt racing such as world class rallies or even off road racing Michelin was the first radial tire in off road racing back in the early 1970s when Sears put their label on Michelins and blanketed the Baja California races with the rubber Maybe next year we will see Michelin back in the dirt RUSS JOB MEMORIAL TROPljY At the SNORE 250 a new perpetual trophy was announced added to the awards for the longest consecutive running desert race in the country The award honors Las Vegas contractor Russell Job who passed away_early this year Russ was a keen guy and a very competitive racer We rode with Job on the first Midnight Special back when and we won Class 2 It was a thrilling ride in a Fuoco Bandido called Little Orphan Annie Overall winners of the 1984 SNORE 250 Bob and Jerry Leighton discussed such an award with Russ s son Larry a very active off road racer They decided to present the Russ Job Memorial Trophy to the overall winners of the SNO RE 250 each year It is a fitting tribute as Russ was a founder of SNORE and a strong supporter of the club Each year the overall winners names will engraved on the trophy Additionally the Leightons Bob Jerry and Lee will provide a replica trophy for each overall winner down the years Dusty Times congratulates the Leighton family for their thoughtful contribution to the sport in memory of one of the pioneers in professional off road racing NEW PRO RALLY CZAR The Sports Car Club of America has found a full time Pro Rally Manager Jim Porter will assume the duties at the beginning of the 1985 season Porter has illustrious credentials and he has been associated with the world famous RAC Rally in England for 12 years He also has traveled the globe competing as a world class co driver for years The appoinnnent of Jim Porter rounds out a season that has brought many changes to the SCCA Pro Rally Series The entire program has been restructured with the assistance of major sponsors and manufacturers and Porter will have ingular control over SCCA s ten event National Championship Series This is especially important as the Rally Week Northwest organizers move toward promoting a World Championship event in 1986 Porter who currently lives in London England said The U S Pro Rally Series represents an entirely new scene and a new challenge for me I share the enthusiasm of the American rally community in the future of the spoi t and look forward to our working together t ward that future Dusty Times

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Side Tracks By Judy Smith Off readers were dismayed to learn that Rick Mears off roader turned Indy car racer had crashed in practice af St Pie Quebec on September 7th The front of Rick s car went through the guard rail and his feet and legs were severely injured First reports indicated that Rick had also suffered head miuries but Rick s mother Skip reports that was not so Skip also told us that Ric_k will undergo surgery to repair cut achilles tendons in both legs and then faces further surgery to repair broken bones in both feet As rough as it sounds Rick was very lucky and Skip says he ll probably be back in Bakersfield in three w eks He faces a long tough recovery with lots of therapy ahead but if all goes well should be up and at em again in about six months We send along our wishes for Rick s full and speedy recovery On September 9 the off road community suffered a blow of a different sort with the permanent closure of Saddleback Park The park only site for off readers in Orange County has been the scene of the Baja Cross Series this year under the leadership of Charlie and Linda Engelhart Leased from the Irvine Co by Marv Hendricks the park was scheduled for permanent closure in 30 months time Hendricks an off roader himself gave the Engelbarts the rights to run the Baja Cross series on Saddleback s trails where it had been run previously by Rich Kimball and before him Bob Maynard The Engelbarts along with their cohorts Rick and Toni Lee and Jon and Beth Kennedy planned a five race series for 1984 They made commitments to racers contingency donors and Straub Distributing their major spo nsor Straub a Budweiser distributor in Orange County contracted with them to support the five races Three races were held with good response from both racers and spectators The course was improved paybacks were raised and attendance by both racers and spectators was increased The fourth race of the seas ri was scheduled for July 29 Up through the 25th there had been no hint of trouble But on that date the Irvine Co owners of the acreage which has been Saddleback Park demanded an increase in insurance coverage for the event For the first three races of the series the Baja Cross folks had carried 4 000 000 of 1iability insurance as required by the Irvine Co Now they were asking for 5 000 000 Engelhart and his associates did what they could to comply but with the end of the work week they ran out of time before they could get a copy of their new policy Charlie was forced to postpone the race A week later the race came off as planned with good entry but not as many spectators as they d have liked Their new insurance cost them 749 a day That same policy was then reactivated for the scheduled September 9th race the last in the series Once again all seemed to be o k and again it was not The Irvine Co recently plagued by lawsuits bro ght against it due to accidents on nearby Irvine Lake where drag boats run and the motorcycle trails of Saddleback Park apparently decided it must have a good deal balanced against the probable more protection Although the income from the weekend s lawsuits were not related to the event it became apparent that it off road cars Baja Cross has had would be a financial burden no serious accidents this year on both Baja Cross and Marv nonetheless Baja Cross was told Hendricks it must have still more insurance So they reluctantly decided to protection caneel the last race of the Baja This time Engelhart says the Cross series and to close the Irvine Co asked them to buy a park Hendricks contract calls 50 million policy to cover them for complete removal of all for the full year Once again it fences grandstands and buildwas just days before the race ings total obliteration of the Engelhart and his group began terraces and trails and aerial reinvestigating the possibility of seeding of the hills with fastsuch a policy purchased for the growing rye grass In six months remaining four months of 1984 Saddleback is to look as it did Hendricks had also been told before the park existed that he would need to carry the As far as the aborted series same insurance And in addition goes the fourth race will be says Engelhart certain new signs counted as the last event Baja would have to be posted at the Cross will have information park for this event available soon about that Baja Cross is still a viable uriit When t he cost ot the insurance was added up and and when we asked Engelhart if he had any plans for future races he cited the lack of usable space in Orange County We asked him if he d con ider another area such as San Bernardino s Glen Helen Park and Engelhart said that future plans of that sort would hinge on the wishes of his series sponsor Engelhart says that at this point future plans for Baja Cross are non existent Ending on a wry note he said If we are dead if Baja Cross is no more it may be the best _thing for off road racing there d be less date conflicts on the calendar The Baja Cross team which worked with enthusiasm and energy to bring affordable racing to off road will be sorely missed by many racers and spectators We hope they are not dead as Charlie says but that they can find a niche in future calendars 18th Annual Del Webb s MINT400 Desert Race The world s biggest richest and toughest off road race May 2 5 1985 For your year round ExciteMint visit Del Webb s Mint Casino Hot home of the MINT 400 Desert Race where we speak your language Best of luck and safe racing Thumbs up The MINT 400 Staff and Management For further information contact MINT 400 Racing Headquarters Del Webb s Mint Casino Hotel P O Box 2160 Las Vegas Nevada 89125 2160 702 385 7440 October 1984 Page5

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1984 1985 HAPPENINGS October 13 14 Oktoberfest Autocross Kitchener Ontario HORA f A D R A COBRA RACING Arizona Desert Racing Association 1408 East Granada Phoenix AZ 85006 602 252 1900 P O Box 19407 Oklahoma City Oklahoma 73119 405 232 4 231 405 685 3450 all off road races will be held at the 59th Douglas track Oklahoma City October 20 8th Annual Penasco 150 Rocky Point Mexico December 1 8th Annual Sonoita to Rocky Point Hare N Hound Mexico FORDA Florida Off Roaders Drivers Association 5349 Hansel Ave C 1 Orlando Florida 32809 305 85 1 6245 January 19 1985 Annual Awards Banquet October6 Yankee Stadium Fort Lauderdale Florida AMSA American MotC r Sports Association P O Box 5473 Fresno CA 93755 209 439 2114 November 10 11 FORDA SCORE CANADA Tampa Fairgrounds J ampa Florida January 6 1985 East Bay Raceway Tampa Florida October21 Fresno Fair Off Road Championship Fresno Fairgrounds Fresno CA March 22 24 1985 Florida 400 Crowder Pits Tallahassee Florida November 17 6 Hours of Borrego Borrego Desert CA November 17 18 Oregon Trail Tualatin Oregon FUNPUCKER RACING TEAM BERRIEN AUTO CROSS SERIES 250 Kennedy 6 Chula Vista CA 92011 619 427 5759 Berrien Series Gil Parker 7406 S 12th St Kalamazoo MI 49009 August 10 1985 Superstition 250 II Night Race El Centro CA High Desert Racing Association 961 West Dale Ave Las Vegas Nevada 89124 702 361 5404 October 12 14 Frontier 500 Las Vegas to Reno Nevada December 14 16 Frontier 250 Las Vegas NV March 1 3 1985 Laughlin Desert Challenge Laughlin Nevada July 5 7 1985 Fireworks 250 Barstow CA October 11 13 1985 Frontier 500 Las Vegas to Reno Nevada December 13 15 1985 Frontier 250 Las Vegas Neyada PRO CAN AM SERIES Pro Can Am Racing Inc P O Box 323 Seahurst Washington 98062 206 242 1773 503 620 031_3 October 12 14 Hi Desert 400 Bend Oregon November 17 Awards Party SCCA PRO RALLY SERIES Sports Car Club of America 6750 Emporia St Englewood Colorado 80 l I 2 303 770 1044 October 26 28 Press On Regardless Houghton Michigan December 8 9 Carson City International Carson City Nevada SCIDA Southern California Independent Drivers Association Vince Tjelmeland 3 I 60 Radel iffe Anaheim CA 92806 7 I 4 528 2686 October 19 Ascot Park Gardena CA SILVER DUST RACING ASSOCIATION P O Box 7 80 Las Vegas Nevada 89i25 702 459 0317 November 16 17 Silver Dust 400 Las Vegas Nevada SNORE Southern Nevada Off Road Enthusiasts P O Box 4394 Las Vegas Nevada 9106 702 36 3 6456 SKOAL BANDITS SNORE SERIES October 28 Points Race Lis Vegas Neva

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THF8888 IIIRIIFI 818THF81 ll816 IT88 88GE8J E881111 E 118FF 8888G8JIIPHIL Nissan Trucks have been roaring to victory in one race after another and the roar continued on August 25th at Stroh s Off Road Championship Gran Prix After smoking everyone in his qualifier and blowing em away in the Trophy Dash Roger scored a runaway victory in the off road championship While other trucks were still jammed together Roger was long gone as he carved up the berms and sailed over bumps and whoops With parts of trucks flapping in the wind and others dropping out Roger charged his red white and blue Nissan to the checkered flag for another victory and a clean sweep Putting yourself on the line and coming out the winner is an important part of off road racing and we congratulate Roger Mears and all those who contributed to this victory But off road racing also gives us the opportunity to test our Nissan Trucks under the most rugged conditions possible In this way we are constantly improving the technology and quality that goes into a Nissan Truck On or off the road in competition or in traffic Nissan Trucks are Major Motion At your Datsun Dealer COMEALIVE COMEAND DRIVE l l IE 1 MM I vWAJOR MOT 0 V FROMIVISSAIV

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THE 15TH ANNUAL SNORE 150 Jerry and Bob Leighton and 1650cc Beat the Big Boys Again Photos John Calvin By Jean Calvin Usually the bridesmaid in Class 2 Tom and Steve Martin had a keen trouble free run in the Raceco to finally take a Class 2 victory erry and Bob Lelght n flew fast over the rugged course In th eir LR P not only winning Class 10 but winning overall by six minutes and they won the big bonus bucks for the overall victory For 15 consecutive years September has meant the SNORE 250 annual desert race to all enthusiasts in and around Nevada The event began on nasty ground south of Las Vegas in 1970 and each September come floods or hot weather gas crisis or other problems the non profit Southern Nevada Off Road Enthusiasts have brought off their premier race of the y ar The majority of the runs have been staged out of Jean Nevada and the 1984 edition was planned for similar ground the kind of ground you love and hate But the weather gods dictated a change in location For weeks prior to the race the Las Vegas area was swept with a series of cloudbursts and flash floods The course around Jean included a couple of passages under the railroad trestles by race week the trestfe openings were piled high with sand and silt from the floods The expense of moving heavy equipment in to clear a passage deep enough under the tracks for the big racing trucks was prohibitive So SNORE moved the 250 north of Las Vegas and used great chunks of the Mint 400 course including the start finish area within the Las Vegas Speedrome The 62 mile route incorporated most of the worst of the Mint course including the infamous dry lake which despite the rains of August was still a dusty dirty section of soft ground with no apparent bottom Pagel The 1984 SNORE 250 was designated as a HORA desert points series race but the hope for giant entry among the VW classes did not materialize Still the scent of extra HORA points did bring out a mixed bag of water pumpers a few in most of those classes Close to 80 were on the entry list and exactly 70 various cars started the race which was sponsored for the second year in a row by the Holiday Inn and Casino Center Strip in Las Vegas The drivers trooped into the Holiday Inn all afternoon into the evening on Friday for registration The tech inspection happened right in the courtyard of the hotel fronting on the fabled Las Vegas Strip The weather was hot of course but cooler than expected topping out at 99 degrees on both Friday and race day It could have been much warmer and with very low humidity the heat was not oppressive_ Only a slight breeze ruffled the banners at the start finish line on race morning during the drivers meeting and the light winds all day were not enough to hold down the thick dust that caused a lot of problems on the first lap and put some race cars on the trailer early Only Classes 1 2 10 5 and 12 1600 were slated to go the full four laps of the very rough course enhanced in roughness by the most recent washouts All the other classes had three tough laps to cover in the maximum time allowance of e_ight hours Home town racers Terry and Tim Bell took the lead on the last lap tQ win the 1 2 1600 honors and third overall In their two seat Bunderson October 1984 While all classes ran for their Jim Conner Nissan pit Noel own class points both SNORE went back into the fray only to arid HORA a number of the lose the air cleaner so he retired small en try groups were rather than risk sanding the combined for purse often with engine Mike Lund s engine went surprising results The entry so sour that it took him an extra came from Arizona and hour to finish the third lap and California as well as southern he parked while Krumme also Nevada and the outlanders took retired after three loops Many their fair share of victories said later the course was much including the overall honors worse than the Mint 400 and which is a bit of a switch for a alternate drivers were being SNORE race sought in the pits for those teams Class 1 was first off the line still in motion with Bob Leignton in his LRP Only two finished in Class 1 leading the eleven starters out of led to the flag by Aaron Hawley the Speedrome While Leighton in his first ride in the big Raceco was also the first to complete the The Snook Raceco now driven first lap on the road his car roof by Eric Arras had the lead showed evidence of a roll over starting lap 4 but the engine and it was Arizonan Larry Noel literally fell out on the course Chaparral who was leading the Arras and crew re installed the class wit r a quick 1 18 55 Noel engine securing if with a comewas also second on the road along which allowed Eric to Mike Lund Chenowth Magnum drive across the line a half hour was next fastest with a 1 20 and down on the leader but second Larry Job and Kenny Krumme in Class l were nearly tied on time fighting Second off the line Class 10 hard for fourth spot had a good turn out of a dozen Midway in the four laps Job but only four finished It was no was missing having tossed a surprise to see Rob MacCachren wheel in a rough spot which come around first in his destroyed a brake caliper Bunderson Rob won the race Midnight Special winner Jack overall last year He also had fast Johnson was out on the first lap lap of the day in 1984 just edging his Chenowth having a trans Larry Noel with a time of problem and Bob Leighton 1 18 38 Hot in his dust the parked after the first lap Only Steve Tetrick Randy Snyder five of the eleven completed two _ ORE was next on the road and on laps At this point Mike Lund time Nearly tied on time behind _ was leading Larry Noel by a them were Ray Aragon Raceco skinny 2 minutes Frank Snook and Jerry Leighton LRP all was in third despite a first lap driving single seat machines Ron session of being lost on course Ellenburg had a month s worth and having to retrace his steps of trouble on the first lap but got and he also lost a wheel on the things fixed and carried on second lap Aaron Hawley in the Midway the Class 10s were ex McBride Raceco had some vying for overall honors and troJ blebutwasnowgoingwellin running in tight formation fourth and Kenny Krumme was MacCachren had the slimmest of back on the third lap after a leads about 13 seconds over three hour second round with Tetrick Snyder but Rob didn t major pit work go any further on tne clocks Ray On the second go Noel broke Aragon wasjustacoupleminutes a front shock tower and got a back at this point and just five fast seven mi_nute weld job in the minutes ahead of Jerry Leighton One of the closest matches of the day was Class 7 and at the flag the title went to Manny and Tudy Esquerra who beat the big boys In their Ford Ranger Dusty Times

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Rich Fersch and Da rryl Gibson did the Job again fn their 5 1600 taking the class win as they had In July at the Midnight Special and six were still running After three rounds the ranks thinned by another two and now the Leighton racer was driven by Bob Leighton who hustled into first place as the Tetrick Snyder combo dropped about ten minutes Ellenburg was coming on strong with a quick 1 18 45 and he handed over to his dad John for the final round Aragon had myriad problems on the final two laps When the checkered flag dropped it dropped on Bob Leighton who was not only first in Class 10 but first overall with a total time of 5 33 51 Next to arrive was the Tetrick Snyder entry who scored second in class and fourth overall The Ellenburg Hi Jumper took a fine third in class sixth overall and Ray Aragon and Leon Tice were fourth even with their problems An example of the high attrition on the SNORE 250 Rob MacCachren was fifth with only two laps done Class 2 had a good entry of a dozen but only three we re destined to cover four laps Driving his newly acq lred Raceco Aaron Hawley outlasted the Class 1 field to take the win after four tough laps on the rough course although most lasted through have problems and retired _o n the two laps Missing on the first last lap Tom and Steve Martin round was local favorite Brian sailed on to win Class 2 by an Collins In the lead on the road hour and also place second and ori time was the Raceco of overall missing top spot by Don and Matt McBride with a about six minutes Jim Mahan couple of minutes in hand over Bunderson maintained a good Dan Foddrill Jerry Finney pace for second in class and Chaparral who had a couple of Dave Wood drove steady to minutes on Tom and Steve finish third Martin Raceco Through the The fargest field at the SNORE second lap the Martins moved up 250 were the 14 in Class 1 2front on time with a four rninute 1600 They had a real race of it as lead over the McBrides who well even though six turned up slowed by ten minutes missing on the first lap Jack Only five Class 2s made the Ramsay Mark Bunderson had third round into the Speedrome their t wo seater in a miniscule and among the missing were Tom lead after one lap 17 seconds Bradley with a long second lap ahead of Randy Jones Rob Foddrill with major woes and Myerly whose single seater was the Hi Jumper of K J Howe The just 17 seconds ahead of Terry Mint 400 Race Director gav the and Tim Bell in another two seat Holiday Inn PR lady Robyn Bunderson Midway Jones Johnson a fast ride on the first Myerly led the Bells by only lap but then front and rear end nine seconds Ramsay had some problems kept the Howe family big trouble ten minutes worth racer from going out on the third and Mike Spina was now just five lap minutes behind the leaders but By now the Martins were Spina was to lose nearly an hour firmly in cqmmand with most on the next lap consistent lap times in the mid Up front the leaders smoked 1 20s McBride continued to on in what was now a two horse race After three turns of the nasty ditches Jones Myerly led the Bells by 44 seconds the biggest margin so far and no one else was close As the two cars whipped through the five on course checkpoints cm the fourth round it was very tight until Jones nabbed a flat tire The tire cost about seven minutes and the victory Terry and Tim Bell once again won the 1 2 1600 honors The Original Can t Be Beat 385 000 Candle Power Patented Shock Mounting Helped Win More Races Than Any Other Light SCORE HORA Contingency Sponsor Black 1627 Chrome 1620 34 95 39 95 postage paid postage paid Mickey Thompson When the heavy hitters came to grief ft was Bill and Lynn Dlckton from Henderson NV who won Class 4 in their keen homebuilt Dodge Supersander 6 ply tough Nylon Construction Trailsman Radial Polyester Steel Belts Dependable Durable Tires Choice of 83 SCORE Champ Larry Ragland Sizes Up To 35 Tall Great For Long Travel Tough 6 Ply Tread Side s iter Cleats 7 15 Front 35x11 50 15 35x14 50 15 Walker Evans had many small woes on course but he kept plugging along in the Dodge to win Class 8 and the valuable points handily Dusty Times Octobcr1984 Malcolm Vln e and Mark Hansen followed their pre race plan carefully and It worked well as they won Class 5 and the points by 13 minutes KC HiliTl S Daylighter and were also third overall Randy Jones and Rob Myer y were an easy second in class fifth overall Ramsay and Bunderson finished third another 15 minutes in arrears and the final finisher was Mike Spina in his single seat Bunderson The last class required to go four laps for a finish was 5 with three stout Baja Bugs on the line Malcolm Vinje and Mark Hansen knew the course was rough as a cob so they changed driving chores every lap The strategy paid off Mark got a seven minute lead over the other two on the first lap then the team set a pace all the way to the checkered flag winning the cash and the HORA points Jack Dinsmore vanished after one lap but Bruce Wittig stayed a 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Marlo Alesi had a great run In the Class 7 Nissan but this round he had to settle for 2nd and a near tie on HDRA Class 7 points Steve Tetrick and Randy Snyder had a trouble free race In heir new O R E taking second In Class 10 and a fine fourth overall Teenager_Kelly McDonough drove her Funco alone for the three laps and de splte some mechanical glitches Kelly won the Class 9 honors Jim Madison surprised the pit watchers by covering all 3 laps In his Chevy Nova for the Class 6 points and 2nd place in group Don Coffland and his Jeep CJ B easily took the cash from the combined group on lone entries In class and Don also got the Class 3 points THE POWER IN RACE RADIOS 90 WATTS SYNTHESIZED RACE BUSINESS USE CUSTOM DES IGNS but mechanical woes stopped his Hi Jumper Kelly McDonough a young lady driver had the lead then but after a third lap pit stop her Funco refused to start she lost 15 minutes as they towed her around the pits finally geuing engine fire By this time Low and his Nissan had gained enough time to win the combined class purse over Kelly by just 2 minutes Another trio appeared in Class 4 a pair of Dodges and a Jeep Honcho Right out of the chute Rod Hall s Dodge lost its transmission and Rod spent an hour and a half at the first highway crossing as Stroppe and company labored to change the tranny Meanwhile the Vern Roberts Bill Donohoe Jeep had a pair of perfect 1 56 laps to lead after two of the three rounds but the Jeep got stuck in the dry lake and failed to finish Coming in first and happy about it was Las Vegan Bill Dickton in his Dodge pickup Hall under way again kept on the gas with a couple of quick laps to finish with 46 minutes left on the time allowance aPd second place in HORA points The three Class 8s voted to combine with the two Class 7s for a purse and some said the 8s wanted to fatten their own purse Well it didn t work out that way at the checkered flag In Class 7 both Manny Esquerra Ford Ranger and Mario Alesi Nissan were serious about taking the HORA points and die series lead Walker Evans Dodge was points hunting also as was Stan Gilbert Ford Although the 7s started behind the 8s the first truck around after one lap was the Ranger of Manny Esquerra smoking the rough route with a 1 30 39 the fast lap for the combined class Alesi had a flat and appeared six minutes later following Walker Evans on the road Manny put another minute on Mario on the second lap and Evans was slowing with some brake problems Esquerra was reported to be leaking fluid froQ 1 the rear end so he stopped for a top off and Alesi stopped to change co drivers Meanwhile Stan Gilbert was on the move after trouble on the first lap and Steve McEachern was on the trailer after a long first lap The frnal round was a dandy Alesi turned a 1 32 even with throttle trouble in the dry lake the RACER S RADIO GUIDE CALL OR WRITE FOR YOUR FREE COPY TODAY The NI of Spencer Low was the lone Class TS entry but Spence covered his three laps to win the combined group cash by just two minutes 213 426 7077 PHONE CONSULTANTS INTERNATIONAL 2888 GUNDRY AVE SIGNAL HILL CA 90806 n B splte all night rebuild after a pre run crash Randy Jones and Rob Myerly led two laps but sank to second In Class 1 2 1600 Page 10 October 1914 Dusty Times

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Frank Snook and Eric Arras had a variety of trouble with the Raceco but they didn t give up and were rewarded with second in Class 1 Evans did a 1 33 but the first truck under the flag and first in the combined class was the Ranger of Manny and Tudy Esquerr a with a s lightly deranged front end Esquerra had a total time about 2 minutes quicker than Alesi Evans finished about nine more minutes behind and Gilbert came along half an hour later So the minis took all the dollars out of the combined class on the rugged course And the pickups finished four out 0f five far better on ratio than any other class in the race The single Class 3 the pair of Class 6 sedans and the lone Class 11 Bug were combined for purse for their three l ps Don Coffland and his Class 3 Jeep CJ 8 led this battle all the way for the cash but the lead was not that big The Chevy Nova of Jim Madison finished the three tours a mere 24 minutes in arrears working on just 20 minutes left on the time allowance Tom Walker Jr did just one lap before parking his Class 11 with front end breakage The Ford M averick of Bill McDonald did not cover a lap Class 5 1600 held a trio and it did take three to make a class purse Dan Naylor Max Razo had the quick time on the first lap but they came back to the pits later on the end of a tow rope Meanwhile Brad Wright got around just one lap also Going two rounds the team of Rich Fersch and Darryl Gibson won their second race in a row with a 1 52 and a 1 54 pair of laps The racing was over before dark and the finishers had plenty of time to enjoy Las Vegas on Saturday night Next morning the visitors were amazed to see the giant breakfast buffet open to all involved in the race hosted by the Holiday Inn and Casino in their showroom SNORE has always had a brunch for their 250 awards but this array of food along with a keen ice sculpture of the word SNORE was overwhelming Started last year the Holiday Inn continued its traditiion of putting up bonus cash for first second and third overall making them one of the few off road race sponsors whose support is visible in the racer s purse Third overall Terry and Tim Bell got the first place money for the 1 21600 win and also an extra 500 from the hotel and a pair of nice jackets from Skoal Bandits who sponsor the entire SNORE Series Second overall Tom and Steve Martin were surprised at the extra 1000 in cash and the jackets on top of the Class 2 Dusty Times Jim Mahan drove a very steady pace all day in his Class 2 Bunderson and Jim came In second In class at the flag and tenth overall purse But the fun as it was last 10 cash and jackets The awards brunch was a year was a wheelbarrow full of 2000 si lver dollars on stage the fitting end to the well organized extra prize for Jerry and Bob SNORE 250 race often billed as Leighton along with their C lass the Racer s Race While some Class 11 is a dying breed and Tom Walker Jr got In one lat in the only such Bug in the entry retiring with front end prob errs were unhappy with the extra rough course what can anyone do about mother nature One grateful _coi npetitor sai _this breakfast wtth all the trtmmmgs in the showroom along with the trophies and checks is a class act about the nicest way to h ve an awards ceremony that exist in off road racmg today WE RE GOING FOR 3 STRAIGHT OUR TIRES WERE FIRST OVERALL IN THE FIRST 2 FRONTIER 500s THE SAME CARE IN ENGINEERING AND DESIGN THAT MAKES THE SUPERSANDER A WINNER GOES INTO EVERY TECTIRA RADIAL AND DIAGONAL PLY TIRE Championship drivers spend thousands of dollars setting up their vehicles to withstand the murderous strain of high speed competition over dry creek beds football sized rocks and kneedeep sand These drivers are rapidly turning to the best in rubber for their ride to the winner s circle TECTIRA TRAILSMAN and SUPERSANDER tires have rugged sure footed tread lugs brawny nylon or polyester cord bodies some belted with steel tough pliable long wearing 982 tread rubber for dependability durability they re becoming the 1st choice of guys who like to win When TOTAL PERFORMANCE and EXCEPTIONAL VALUE are important TECTIRA LJO TECTIRA INC 701 CHARLESTON LEE S SUMMIT MO 64063 S16 525 3555 October 1984 Page 11

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and Whelchel THE STROM S OFF ROAD CHAMPIONSHIP FINALE The Championships were Decided at Pomona Last August Stewart closed the door On the Harber next round M ears tried again The fi rst C lass 10 heat started pulling alo ngside the T oyota but o ut hot and heavy with Ken Stewart pulled ahead in the next Kazarian Chenowth grabbing turn the who le time they were the ho le shot closely tagged by bo uncing _ off each other like Mike Gillman and G lenn Harris bumper cars R oger used the and Brian Harber was in fo urth back straight to pull alongside For four laps the order was the again and the two went around same with Kazarian Gillman the horseshoe and down the and Harris nose to tail and front straight side by side until pulling away fro m the field A t they got into the first turn This the end of lap 5 Kazarian got time Mears came out in fro nt sideways and over on Turn 1 and W hile the leaders played tag Gi ll man plowed in to him the battle mounted between stalled and Harris rammed into Steve Millen Josele Garza and Gillman Out of nowhere Harber G lenn Harris The destroyed slipped by into the lead Harris bodies o n the T oyota and R anger found reverse and pulled around was some sight Garza minus all fo r second then G illman got the rear body work was having going in third leaving Kazarian in vision troub le on the jumps since fourth his engine hood flew up with A battle for fift h place between each bounce However Garza Tommy Croft and Mike Sally VOn the _destruction derby and put Croft ahead of Sally and Rick ended up fourth and then set out Jones slipped into seventh Brian after Walker Evans Harber went on for the victory Roger Mears went on to win with Harris close behind Mike the main event and Ivan Stewart Gillman was a distant third ahead settled for the second spot and of Kazarian and Croft enough points to win the overall Things got a little pushy in the championship on the Series for second heat as Bob Gordon put himself and Toyota Walker his Chenowth out front followed Evans held off Garza for third by M ike Withers C henowth and W alker also too k third o n Jerr y Wh elche l and Scott points Josele was fourth in the Gillman Wh elche l pus he d race ahead of Glenn Harris Witl iers o ut of the way for The Formula 10 Bugpack second o n the next lap and went Volkswagen Sttper 1600 Class after G ordon G o rdon had his 10 was by far the most popular hands full fighting o ff Whelchel class with 29 entries Brian who was glued to his tail A battle Harber put his Funco at the top between Wit hers and Gillman of the qualifying list with a time was taking place and Withers of 52 693 followed by Scott won that one and began reeling in Gillman Funco at 52 696 and it on the leaders Whelchel and was tight down the ranks Gordon were banging into each portending some great racing to other and when they got tangled come up on the back side both came to Mike Gillman Chenowth got a stop and the approaching the ho le shot on the trophy dash Withers had his momentum followed by Brian Harber qien going over the jump and landed Scott Gillman and Jerry Whel o n both cars Whelchel was able chel Chenowth Fifth fastest to get away first ahead of qualifier Glenn Harris Funco Withers W ithers continued his did not show for the dash Mike pursuit of Gillman and got past at Gillman lost a coil going into the the white flag but two turns last lap and brother Scott was later he and Whelchel rammed there to take the win followed by into each other and Gillman on the back straight fo r the lead Josele Garza put his Ford Ranger in t hird place ahead of Ivan Stewart and Sherman Balch was fifth in a brand new N issan slated for Roger Mears to drive at Riverside Sherm was doing a little real world test driving Ori lap 3 Stewart slipped past Garza and Harris fo r a second and in the confusion Garza got b Harris too Glenn had been successful at blocking so this allowed Millen to pull a huge lead over the field The real battle was for second until Stewart decided to go for the leader Ivan was on the gas for the next three rounds and made up more than half the distance W h en M i J len was It got very busy In the buggy bashes at the Pomona finale Typical of the action slowed by t raffic Stewart almost Is this wheel tangle between Greg George front and Jim Fishback Jr got his chance for a battle but time ran out and Ivan was second and with a flat too Huber behind his teammate Garza was a By Homer Eubanks Photos T rackside Photo Enterprises retired Mears saw nothing but distant third over Harris and empty track in his rear view Balch brought the new Nissan When the green flag went up mirror as he had half a lap over around in fifth The Formula 7 main event was on the series final of Mickey second running Walker Evans Roger went on to a very the finale of the evening and it Thompson s Stroh s Off Road Championship Gran Prix every comfortable win and Evans too was ever a wham barn em up one knew they were in for a night had breathing room between his time Fourteen of the world s of hot and nasty racing Whether Dodge and Willie Valdez in best truckers lined up and one came to see the trucks go for third A drag race at the finish curre nt points leader Ivan the cup or watch the buggies line determined fourth place Stewart pulled out front on the battle for the titles or even watch with the Toyota of Mike first turn with Roger Mears and the little Odysseys hop to Falkosky winning the spqt ahead W alker Evans bouncing off each other trying to decide second victory you knew it was all out of Tom Haliburda Ford In the second Class 7 heat race place Finally Mears got a front racing On y tesults wou d count and excuses were sent to the bull it was eighth place qualifier wheel ahead of Evans to inch into Glenn Harris who took the lead second On the next lap Mears pen In C lass 7 called Grand off the line in a new Mazda B was frantically working to catch National Pickups the truck 2000 Harris was closely pursued up to Stewart As they came action was great Roger Mears in by Steve Millen Toyota and around into Turn 1 Mears made _ o_u_t__ _p_o_w_e_r_e_d _t_h_e_ M_az_d_a_ an _ a tt e m p t t o g o w id e 2 b ut his Nissan qualified fastest with a M_i_ll_en lap time of 44 131 seconds M ears used his q uick time po le position to take the lead on Turn 1 of the trophy dash M ears was followed by Team Toyota s Ivan Stewart and third was being fought over between Walker Evans in his Dodge and the Toyota of Steve Millen which was nicely patched after a body damaging roll over in practice Stewart blew a right rear tire on the second lap and Evans also left the track with a fla t Mears was all alone for an easy victory over second placing Steve Millen whose Toyota was the only other truck still running in the three lapper R ger Mears finished the season with a super night winning the Trophy Dash Glenn Harris finished the season flying high in the Class 10 Funco Glenn won In the first heat race seven his heat race and the Class 7 main event In his swift Nissan the main and he also won the overall points championship trucks lined up to wage war Jeff Huber Ford Ranger jumped out of Turn 1 first followed very closely by Roger Mears and the Ranger of Willie Valdez Walker Evans slipped by Valdez on Turn 3 and put his sights on Mears But the fast paced action between Mears and H uber put the two several lengths ahead At the end of the third lap Mears took over the lead at the start finish line Huber seemed to pull away from the Nissan on the straights and M ears would catch up in the rough stuff Then Huber took the front jump dirt this time instead of mechanical full bore his Ranger came down hard breaking the front shocks Scott GIiiman drove a Tracy Funco In Class 10 and Scott won the Trophy Winless at the last Pomona Ivan Stewart got Into second place In the Class 7 _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _d_a_s_h an d fe ll l n to th e v lc t o ry l n h I q u al lf y ln g h e a t ra c e _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ m a n a_n d_l_va _n_w_o_n_the points title for Toyota once again Page 11 Octobcr1984 Dustynmes

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grabbed the lead Whelchel wasn t through yet and went after Gillman and took the checkered flag just ahead of Scott Gillman The Rough Driving Committee decided to move Jerry Whelchel back to sixth place for causing two different mishaps Scott Gillman was given first and Chet Huffman was second over Vince Tjelmeland Fourth went to Bob Gordon and Ron Carter was fifth Withers retired before the flag due to problems from his mishap with Whelchel There were 25 of America s best buggy pilots on the grid for the Super 1600 main event Mike Gillman jumped into the lead over his old rival Glenn Harris Harris the current points leader let Gillman know from the beginning that he wanted to win Now Scott Gillman was in third and Bob Gordon was fourth over Chet Huffman Mike Gillman was trying to shake Harris and in the action the pair put a straight away difference between them and third running Scott Gillman Glenn was glued to Mike s engine cage and tapped him at every braking second and attempted to pass at every corner But Mike read his moves and held him off The duo came around a corner where Mike Sally had just put his car up on the wall and Gillman rammed the car and put it on over the wall Gillman held on to the lead as both drivers slowed due to the incident and another roll_ over on course On lap 7 Gordon found he couldn t hold off Harber for fourth any longer And the battle for first was still furious with Mike Gillman hanging on Harris really smacked Gillman hard on t he ninth lap in the braking section of Turn 3 but Mike held on until the end of the back straight Then Harris took Gillman for first place coming around the horseshoe turn that circles the water fountain After Glenn Harris got around Gillman he pulled several car lengths to go on to victory and Glenn also won the overall Class 10 series title Mike Gillman finished the race second ahead of Brian Harber and Chet Huffman was fourth Tommy Croft was fifth over Ken Kazarian who was second on the series points ahead of Croft In the Class 1 Unlimited Single seat aqion Greg George was the fast qualifier in his Funco with a time of 51 514 over the 5 8 mile track In the trophy dash George made it apparent that he came to race He led the five car field Brian Harber on his Class 10 heat race in the Rabbit powered Funco but he managed only third in the really competitilfe main elfent Bob Gordon su i ed a lot of traffic problems as he drove his Chenowth Magnum to the big lfictory in the crash filled Class 1 main elfent Greg George starled out on top in Class 1 with fast qualifying time and he won t he Trophy Dash and his heat race in the A Arm Funco Cornering hard Stelfe Millen won his Class 7 heat race in the Team Toyota but the truck came unglued in the hectic feature race from the flag with Frank Afciero Jr second in his Chenowth followed l y Bob Gordon and Jim Fishback Jr both in Chenowths and third fastest qualifier Marty Tripes Funco Gordon was pushing and bumping Arciero all the way until he passed him starting the last lap Greg George went on for the trophy followed by Gordon and Arciero In the first F 1 heat race it was the current series leader Pancho Weaver who grabbed the ho l e shot in his Funco Greg George took second place from Marty Tripes and Jim Fishback Jr hung in for a close fourth Going into the second lap George and Weaver collided in the first turn and while Weaver fumbled for a lower gear George took the lead Marty Tripes pulled off the track with engine problems and Fishback moved into third Dan Fisk inherited fourth ahead of Mark Hansen Ron Wachter aroused the crowd by rolling his car at the start finish line and he was righted by course workers and continued Weaver was running with his nose in George s tail pipe and the two managed to pull a good lead I THE ORIGINAL GAS PRESSURE SHOCK ABSORBER The Official Shock for the Nissan Classic Jerry Sherry Vinson Ivan Stewart CAL 400 Fireworks 250 3rd place Class 11 1st place Class 8 think Bi stein Never before have shocks are the best I had so much shocks any race car confidence in a driver could run on shock After five his race car races and extensive testing on the same set of shocks I am very pleased by their Paul Bowen reliability and Mint 400 excellent 2nd place Class 15 performance We appreciate the performance your very professional way of doing businessFor further information Jack Ramsey sincere thanks and specia off road Mint 400 applications contact 1st place Cl 5 1600 Doug Robertson at Your product has BILSTEIN Corporation or brought our race Bob Denault America 11760 Sorrento M Mint 400 Valley Road San Diego team 2 mt wms CA 92121 619 453 7723 1981 1983 Hope 2nd place Class 9 to always see you at I ve still never had a the races shock failure BILSTEIN WHERE THE WINNERS SPEAK FOR THEMSELVES Dic k Young Mint 400 1st place Class 10 The quality and dependability of Bi stein shocks contributed significantly to our win at the Mint Thank you Norm Shaw Frontier 250 1st place Class 11A You Bi stein continue to be the Number 1 choice in off roading We have used your shocks exclusively resulting in wins in the Mint 400 Frontier 250 SNORE 250 Barstow 350 Botton Dollar etc Frank Arclero Jr kept his Chenowth Magnum humming and won his heat race but traffic hangups put him second In the Class 1 main elfent Dustynmcs Page 13

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Rick Boyer drove the best placing single seater In 1 2 1600 action and his Hi Jumper was second in the main third in the heat race STROH S POMONA continued over the pack They put on a good show with Weaver trying at every corner to get around Weaver got the crowd yelling as he put his Funco on two wheels coming around the fountain but he held on to the car but George held on to win over W eaver Fishback was a distant third aheaq of Fisk and Hansen Ron This is the system run by most off road race winners Mike Gillman had minor but crippling problems with the Chenowth but he got it all together to come in a close second in the Class 10 main event Wachter again excited the crowd on the last turn as he tangled with Rich Prouty for last place In the seconq CJass 1 heatJ C Myers Funco and Frank Arciero Chenowth lined up on the front row with five other cars behind them At the green flag Myers jumped into the lead with Arciero glued to his tail On Turn 2 M yers must have missed a gear causing Arciero to bang TRl MIL BOBCAT CHROME into him creating a chain reaction Bob Gordon hit Arciero arid Bill Royster pushed Gordon This got all the drivers awake and they managed to maintain positions Coming around for the second lap Al Arciero spun his Chenowth on the first turn and lost a couple of positions and at the same time his brother Frank found an opening and took the lead from Myers Go rdon closed in on Myers too putting on a lot of pressure but Myers held on blocking Gordon at every corner At the half way point Al Arciero had moved up to fourth ahead of Royster and was knocking on Gordon s door The two tangled on Turn 3 but Gordon stayed in third place Frank Arciero had pulled out a comfortable lead but Myers had his hands full as an anxious Gordon kept ramming him and attempting to make a pass on every opportunity Al Arciero put the crowd on edge as he put his Chenowth up on one wheel starting lap six The real battle was for second with Gordor i and Myers tangling at every corner Frank Arciero got the checkerecf all by himself but second was decided at the last moment as The 2 1600s had a great dice in their first appearance at Pomona with action between Doug Ingles 4 and Joe Veillon Pancho Weaver broke in practice broke again later on lost out on the last lap of the main but he still won the Class 1 points title Myers out powered Gordon at the finish line Al Arciero was a close fourth and Royster was fifth In the main event for the big cars sixteen were on the line Pancho Weaver and Frank Arciero jumped ahead on the start with Bob Gordon third Gordon slipped into the lead and Myers pulled into second in his Ford Cosworth powered Funco when Frank and Pancho decided Arciero would be third after the t o had tangled On the fifth lap Frank put die move on Myers an got second place and shortly DUAL CAN BOBTAIL FOR BAJA BUGS 2740 COMPTON AVENUE LOS ANGELES CALIF 90011 213 234 9014 WHOLESALE ONLY DEALER INQUIRIES INVITED Jesse Rodriguez celebrated his 18th blrthqay by winning the first heat in the 1 2 1600 contest driving a home built tandem 2 1600 Page 14 ctobcr1984 after that Myers retired Midway it was Gordon Frank Arciero Weaver and Jim Fishback On the sixth lap Arciero gained some ground on Gordon and Weaver was working hard with Fishback on his tail By lap eight Arciero had closed in on Gordon and was pressuring him for the lead Fishback moved in front of Weaver also Frank Arciero held on the gas pedal longer after the back straight and pulled along side Gordon in the sweeper causing the two to tangle but Gordon cut to the inside and came out in front Meanwhile Fishback and Weaver traded third place again and the leaders were into lapped traffic which caused some problems With two laps left the leaders were stopped by a stalled car and Arciero rammed into Gordon and the two got their bumpers _ hung up Gordon had trouble getting his car started and Arciero was welded to Gordon and not able to get loose so he pushed Gordon on over the front jump Finally on the first turn the two Chenowths separated and Bob Gordon went on for the win with Arciero very close in second Greg George was third since Weaver lost a finish posi ion by running on top of Al _Arciero who was stalled near the fountain and neither of them took the checkered flag Fishback was fourth and Marty Tripes fifth However Pancho Weaver came out on top for the series points even with his mishaps An added attraction at the Pomona finale was the inclusion of one dozen Class 1 2 1600 racers most of them veterans of Saddleback Jesse Rodriquez just J 8 years old won the first heat race in his tandem leading from wire to wire Rodriquez was followed out of Turn 1 by the two seat Hi Jumper ofJoe Veillon and Carrie Shaw just ahead of Rick Boyer in a single seat Hi DustyTimcs

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Walker Evans played the bridesmaid again In Class 7 but Walker and the Dodge got enough points during the series to take third Jumper The 1600s seemed to be in single file on the track that was new to them for a couple of laps and Jesse took advantage of the open track to gain a solid lead over the field On the third round Rick Boyer spun out going into the fountain turn and three cars got past Boyer s misfortune left Veillon with the task of fighting off hard charging Doug Ingles Jeri Betts two seat Hi Jumper and Mike Goodbody had his SS in fourth By the fourth lap Ingles had pushed his way around Veillon for second Goodbody had trouble negotiating a corner and Boyer nabbed third ahead of Dan Martin and Mark Watson Ingles knew Rodriquez had a comfortable lead so he drove that much harder to catch up On the last lap Ingles was within striking distance but Jesse Rodriques took his win with Ingles close behind The rest of the pack was well back and Boyer squeezed past Veillon on the last lap for third and opened the gate as Morton passed for fourth and Goodbody did also fifth ahead of Veillon The 1 2 1600s had but one heat race on the schedule and all twelve cars were in the main event but only ten showed up Kent Castle brought his Raceco tandem around the first turn first with Rick Boyer Mike Goodbody and Dan Morton in hot pursuit On the second lap Castle found himself in a lot of unwanted company as the top four were bunched tightly just as they had started Dan Morton was now second just inches ahead of Boyer and Good body was close in a great race for the fans After Turn 3 the cars got a little space between them and Castle with his mother riding in the back seat pulled ahead on the back straight But Boyer held the pedal down longer and inched Castle out around the fountain Kent Castle stayed on Boyer s tail and looked for every opportunity He found the chance on the fifth lap and regained the lead Boyer was not through by a long shot and pressured Castle every inch of the way and actually pulled alongside a few times But Kent Castle held on to victory and Rick Boyer was a close second Doug Ingles moved into third ahead of Mike Goodbody and Joe Veillon was fifth In post race tech Doug Ingles car was found to be too light for the rules so he was disqualified from both races and everyone moved up a slot Rick Boyer was the points leader on the night and Kent Castle moved into second on points Space doe not permit full Dusty Times Mike Goodbody had a good night In his special 1 1600 taking a fourth in the heat race and coming Into third In the main event coverage of the other classes racing at the Pomona finale The Odyssey group secured a future with the fans this season Both suspended and unsuspended Odysseys ran together in their races and there were 20 of them The comical antics of the unsuspended classes got the crowd going as they hopped Kent Castle and his mother had a to gh fight In the Raceco but they fought hard and took the lead late In the 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AMSA S 11 HOUR MOJAVE CHALLENGE Sourapas and Richardson Win it All Mark Broneau and Tom Koch shared driving chores rolled once each and nursed it home on three cylinders for second place overall Steve Sourapas and Dave Richardson fought an Incredibly close battle to win the Class C 10 race win overall and win the fat Stiles Challenge kitty by Judy Smith Photos Trackside Photo Enterprises A down to the wire duel at California City ended with the San Diego based team of Steve Sourapas and Dave Richardson winning overall which gave them the regular Class C purse and an additional 1900 from the added Challenge kitty Started in the spring with AMSA s Ocotillo Wells race the Challenge is a way to fatten the pot dramatically Essentially it s a side bet open to anyone who thinks he can beat all comers For this time the winner of the last Challenge Jim Stiles opened by putting in 500 then AMSA added another 500 and two contingency donors Trick gasoline and American First Aid Supply each threw in 100 So it was up to 1200 before the racers got in Another seven racers in four different classes each put in his 100 bringing the total to a nice 1900 winnertake all purse In Class V the 1600cc Baja Bugs the drivers began to feel left out so they made their own Challenge which added 400 to their purse also The 12 Hour as its name implies runs through the California City desert for 12 hours starting at 9 a m It all finishes up at about lOp m with no one left on the course by then but those unfortunates who tried to squeeze in one more lap and broke while doing it Only laps completed before the 12 hour limit is up are counted Page 16 AMSA drew 45 entries for this race with the biggest class being the one and two seat limited 1600s Class D in AMSA ese Class 1 featured the smallest entry with Dan Blain in Jeff MacPherson s old single seat Funco Blain ran well for a couple of laps but then was out of the race with a bent front end result of a collision with another vehicle Class 2 with only three starters fared some better but not much Two of the three starters lost their motors on the first lap Howard Hjelm and Ken Nikkel experimenting with a turbo charger burnt a piston and Ed Medd put a big hole in his engine Medd and his crew went to work installing a spare but Nikkel and Hjelm retired Meanwhile the team of Griffin and Beeghly went around the course for two laps and then they were seen being towed back to the pits Griffin and Beeghly had lost a motor also and they also had a spare so they got right to work About the time they broke the Medd team with Tony Sielski and Paul Clark as co drivers had come back out on the course ready to race Two laps later when Beeghly and Griffin were fixed and ready to go they popped back out onto the course on the same lap as Medd et al and about one minute behind him so it was a real race again Medd Sielski and Clark in the more sophisticated car a Raceco picked up a few minutes a lap and held their lead to the finish Griffin and Beeghly were second in their Hi Jumper Class 5 also with three starters kept them running longer It was Steve Milicic in the lead on the first lap but only by about three minutes Then the team of Bud Kinnan and Nils Castillo in their first race took over the lead in their gearreduction car George Seeley and Howard Anderson ran third in their ersatz convertible On the third lap the Milicic car ran into serious problems which included being rolled over upon by one of the leading Class C cars and they lost about three hours and then never came around again Castillo and Kinnan lengthened their lead to about 20 minutes but dropped off the pace on the next lap and fell to second spot on lap six as Seeley and Anderson came alive to lead by four minutes At the end of the seventh lap it was Kinnan and Castillo again with only one minute and 22 seconds over Anderson and Seeley But when they came in out of the dark for their checkered flag it was Kinnan and Castillo home first a full 16 minutes ahead of the second place Anderson and Seeley In the V Class the action was close for awhile and pretty October 1984 fierce with the extra 400 in Golledge and Parcells did the lap Challenge money to compete for practically arm in arm But At the end of lap one it was Jerry Golledge never finished his third Prewitt in the lead with William lap and Tim Skipper in the Raybould second by only 41 Parcells car rolled it over on lap seconds Larry Rickman ran four to leave Carter out in front third just another 33 seconds again Actually Carter had back and they were still in those several co drivers and an army positions at the end of the second of passengers it seemed as they lap Raybould and Rickman were were out to have fun with the old both in the Challenge car Carter himself got to start At the end of the third lap and finish but a number of folks things had changed a bit as drove the middle laps They had Raybould took over with four clear sailing after the second lap minutes on Prewitt who d had ne ver faltered and completed some problems By the fourth lap eight laps to take the win In it was still Raybould in front and second place it was Ed Mohr and now Rickman ran second John Duncan reigning champiRickman put his second ons in this class who lost an driver Gary Barber into the car engine on the second lap and had for lap five and Barber itching to install a spare They finished to catch the leader went into a the day with an 1835cc motor in bump wrong and endoed the car their two seater well below their A witness reports that it went allotted size and did seven laps to end over end three times landing get the second place Tim Lewis on the engine cage each time and finished third in his single seater finally stopping on its wheels Class D was in the capable The appearance of the car hands of John Swift right from supports the story That put the the start He put his ORE single team of Allen and Brian Bursey seater into a slim lead and no one into second place while Prewitt ever seriously challenged At the held onto third end of lap one Tim Maples and Raybould had serious trouble Ken Curtis ran second in their on his sixth lap giving the Raceco two seater Wayne Burseys a solid lead which they Sievers was third in his Varnes held onto right to the end So it built two seater Don and Steve was the first win for the Burseys Barlow held fourth in their two while Jerry Prewitt was second seat Hi Jumper and Andy and Bill Raybould took third Anderson was fifth in the Raybould also won the 400 stretched Funco single seater Challenge purse Swift moved on with very In the 100 wheelbase class consistent laps building his lead there were eight starters for the while they played around behind biggest field yet in this new class him At the end of lap two it was for old cars These folks are also Barlow in second place and limited in engine size with Maples was third but they were 2250ccs maximum for two very close Anderson was now seaters and 2200ccs maximum fourth and Sievers was fifth At for single seaters The entries the end of lap three with Swift were evenly split between one still in command it was also still and two seaters Barlow in second and Maples in Ron Carter in his two seat third while fourth was now held Funco had the lead at the end of by Tom Malloy in his single the first lap followed by Joe seater and Sievers was out of the Golledge in a single seater and race then Richard Parcells in his two By the end of lap four Malloy seater Carter lost about 12 had moved into third and Maples minutes on the second lap falling dropped to fourth Maples never back to third place while did another lap John Swift and Mike Friel finished a great third overall and first In Class D 1600 limited In the ORE with typically consistent laps Dusty Times

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Running a smaller motor than most Ron Carter and a host of co drivers won Class 100 ln the older short wheelbase pre runner style Funco On the fifth lap the Barlows broke a spring plate and lost about an hour and 45 minutes getting a new one installed Meanwhile slowed only briefly by a proken throttle cable lost power steering and a lost coil Swift with Mike Friel driving laps four five and six kept moving ahead Malloy also with consistent times rari solidly in secofid place and the Barlows after making the repairs picked up third place and ran there to the finish Swift and Friel completed nine laps while Malloy and the Barlows each did eight The best race of the day was in the unlimited 1600cc c lass or Class C as it s designated in AMSA s terms Jim Stiles winner of the first Challen ge and Dick and Craig Young Mark Broneau and Tom Koch Steve Sourapas and Dave Richardson Clark Gillies and Steve Ooley and the Mike Bird and Bill Sallenbach team were all donors to the Challenge kitty It was within the realm of possibility for any of the six to come up winners but was heavily weighted in favor of the Koch Broneau or Stiles cars both of which had been overall winners at California City in the past Gaining the dubious honor of being the first 0ut of the race the zoomy looking Raceco of the Hagle brothers John and Rick pulled into their pit just off the start line with terminal motor problems John was reduced to spectator status before the race even got fully started Two other C cars Vere out on lap one the Ooley and Gillies car with unknown troubles and Jim Stiles _ith a big hole in his motor A very tight three car duel developed now with Mark Broneau in front in his Raceco by a hefty three minutes at the end of the first lap Running second was the Raceco of Steve Sourapas and Dave Richardson with Richardson at the wheel Jesse Caravallo and Gilbert Busick ran third only 29 seconds behind second place while Dick and Craig Young had their Raceco fourth by less than two minutes Broneau had a flat and Richardson had taken the lead by lap two but it was a transitory thing subject to change as a very close battle was developing At the end of lap three Busick and Caravello were second Broneau was third and Young was fourth with only a three minute spread between the four cars Broneau moved back into Dusty Times second by the fourth lap running side by side with Sourapas part of the time and was 30 seconds or less behind him when he After r eplaclng the engine in the Raceco during the early laps Tony Sielski Paul Clark and Ed Medd teamed to salvage the Class 2 win _ wasn t in front Busick who d had fallen way off the pace taken time to fuel and change Back in the pack after losing drivers was now third and the an hour with a broken c v joint Youngs with a sanded motor on the first_lap Mike Bird and Bill Sallenbach in their Toyota powered single seater were doing lap times faster than the leaders and looked like contenders for a good finish as they ran consi tently three nd four minutes faster each lap l3ut their luck didn t hold and they lost another c v on their eighth lap Busick and Caravello now fell prey to troubles of one sor or another chief among them lxeing to run out of gas on lap six which lost them about three hours It had now turned into a two car race with Sourapas solemnly watching the two go by md saying I had hoped we wouldn t have to run this ha d On the fourth lap Broneau went wide to go around a Baja WHAT DO ALL THESE DRIVERS HAVE IN COMMON BESIDE BEING THE TOP DRIVERS IN OFF ROAD RACING THEY ALL WIN WITH KC HiUTES These and many more professional drivers demand a professional lighting system That s why more and more drivers choose KC Daylighters They know they can depend on KC s quality and reliability Better than 65 of all entries in major off road r ces use KC HiliTES The Daylighters they race with are the same Daylighters you can buy yourself So why take chances on imitations Compare features Compare warrantie_ s Compare quality You ll choose KC too Only the original KC Daylighter has all these features Each light bulb and switch backed by a 5 year warranty Fully assembled in U S A by the KC experts Patented shock mount invented by KC to withstand the abuse of off road racing Candlepower in excess of 385 000 and range up to 4 miles from our 150W bulb another first by KC All steel housing with triple chrome plated or baked on black enamel finish Tough clear lens and scienti fically designed parabolic reflector on long burning sealed beam bulb mounted in rubber for longer life Flexible chrome conduit to protect low resistance 14 gauge wire from damage The original KQ Daylighter protective happy face cover Products are available by mail from KC HiLiTES starting at 46 1 0 plus shipping handling and 6 sales tax in Ar zona KC HlliTES Inc Williams Arizona 86046 602 635 607 October 1984 Page 17

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Tom Malloy and company drove smooth consistent lap times to finish second a lap down in the 1600 cc limited group Class D inAMSA Flying high here George Seeley Jr and Howard Anderson came close but they dropped to second place in Class 5 only 15 minutes behind Bill Sallenbach and Mike Bird were quick with fast lap of the day in their Toyota powered Class C but broken c v s putthem down to fourth Jesse Caravello and GIibert Busick ran in the top three In the early laps but they ran out of gas and fell to fifth place In Class C While running a close second in 5 1600 class the Larry Rickman Gary Barber Bug ran afoul of a bump and the car endoed three times Scott Weir did some high flying in the well known old Cloud Hopper Hi Jumper before breaking an axle a swing axle at that Bug and got sideways in the process He hit the Bug as he was going over and ended up upside down with the Bug parked in his motor Sourapas got a view of this in his rear view mirror and was astounded when as he sat in his pit a bit later Broneau Went sailing on by apparently no worse for the wear On a later lap Richardson got to see Koch ao a similar thing as he made a turn and Koch didn t Kdch ended up square on his top but knew that a car from his own Redwood stable was coming along So he got out tied on his tow strap and was ready when the Maples and Curtis car showed up Once more the Sourapas and Richardson folks were astonished to see the Koch Broneau car come around again still looking fit and healthy But there was a problem and whatever it was it caused the car to run on three cylinders rouch of the time So at the end of the sixth lap Koch made a long pit CONGRATULATIONS PANCHO WEAVER and GLENN HARRIS Mickey Thompson s Off Road Championship Gran Prix Overall Points Champions Bo th Overall Points Winners drove Funco ST A Arm Race Cars Class 1 Points Champion stop while they tried several remedies among them a new set of plugs It ran fairly well for most of the next lap and at the end of the seventh they were in the lead by 14 seconds But Richardson who according to Sourapas goes faster if you dangle money in front of him was not slacking off and by the nd of the eighth lap he had the ead again by 37 seconds He lost a bit of ground on the next lap leading by only seven seconds as they went out on to their final and dark trip around the course Somewhere out there the Koch Broneau car went permanently on three cylinders and at he finish it was Sourapas and Richardson by six and a half minutes A disenchanted Koch finished second the only other car to complete 10 laps The stragglers were all in and the details of post race tech had been oyercome by the expedient of not having any and it was time to celebrate by 10 30 Even the far flung pit crews could get back in time to join in the fun and pit racing AMSA racers and pit folks alike seem to enjoy the 12 or 6 Hour format Jim Webb AMSA s President has announced that next year he will keep the same location and dates but the race will run for a full 24 hours The 24 Hours of California City Many Thanks to all our Funco Drivers and Supporters Driving their very first race ever Nils Castillo and Bob Kinnan brought their Class 5 pre runner to the checkered flag first in class Class 10 Points Champion Watch for Pancho and Glenn as Co Captains of the Funco A Team Driving the New Funco ST in 1985 FUNCO RACE CARS 884 7 East 9th Cucamonga CA 91730 714 98 1 8743 Page 18 Brian and Allen Bursey outlasted their competition and finished seven tough laos and thev won the 5 1600 Ba a Bug class by a full lap October1984 Dusty Times

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Yollohalffa supe Diggers Keep on Winning 1 st Place Class 10 Fireworks 250 1st Place overall SNORE 250 The Leightons win again They followed up their class win by sweeping the Overall all on Yokohama Tires 1st Place Class 9 SNORE 250 1st Place Class 9 Midnight Special Miss Kelly McDonough is currently points leader in HORA Class 9 championship for 1984 and winner of the SNORE 25Q and Midnight Special on Yokohama Super Digger Tires CONTINGENCY PROGRAM FOR FRONTIER 250 FRONTIER 500 AND BAJA 1000 Yokohama will pay contingency of 300 200 100 for 1st 2nd 3rd in all classes except 7 and 8 plus a set of tires for best place on Yokohamas in each of these classes TYPE TIRE Super Digger Y826 Radial Super Digger Ill Y829 Bias Y755 Bias Y720 Bias Y826 SIZE PLY 27 x 8 50R14 30x 9 50R15 31 x 10 50R15 33 X 10 50 15 6 6 6 6 RIM 6 7 61 2 8 7 9 7 9 7 00 15 7 00 15 6 6 5 6 5 6 SEC WIDTH 8 9 26 5 29 4 10 0 30 6 11 3 32 5 10 5 O D 29 8 30 3 8 2 8 1 TREAD WIDTH WT 6 6 6 6 8 3 7 2 30 20 42 61 47 60 36 20 5 5 6 4 32 00 33 00 7 Call toll free 1 800 423 4544 from Y755 Callt H00 22H7f S Hom o tali S ll m Y720 YOl

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THE BRUSH RUN 101 They Bought the Farm for the 15th Annual World Championship Off Road Race Text Photos Jean Calvin With a population under 2000 dance floor Additionally wide people Crandon Wisconsin is eye level windows were cut on an unlikely spot to host one of the two sides of the barn facing the biggest off road races in the race course and a lower level North America Each year since viewing balcony is planned for 1970 the Brush Run 101 has next year happened growing from the lt was quite an ambitious original 45 racers to figures well over 400 in entry in recent years undertaking to transform a Organized by the local W olfhead fallow farm and a barn that had Sportsmen Club a non profit been unused for years into a race outfit the event has been course camping site and conducted on various leased sites hospitality house in the few short for years Some problems with months of decent weather before land use permits propelled the Labor Day in northern Wolfhead Sportsmen into other Wisconsin Everyone in town action Early in 1984 they pitched in and helped with the literally bought the farm their c hores from _carpentry to own farm on the outskirts of electrical wiring to loaning metropolitan Crandon The graders and operators By race Brush Run 101 now has a weekend everything was done except the finishing touches and permanent home The 240 acre farm came miles of new chain link fence had complete with a huge barn and a been installed between the nice home In April when the spectators and the better than snow melted the local folks set two mile long race course This to work making it into a race year the major sponsor of the facility with aU volunteer help event was Budweiser beer and having various needed skills Bud signs blossomed out Some 90 acres of parking and everywhere on the course and in camping sites sprung up in the the barn meadow complete with utilities The Friday activity consisted and running water The barn was of tech and registration about a completely renovated to house mile from the barn in the pit the refreshment stand and areas All the choice slopes near kitchen souvenir stands and a the finish line were given over to the paying spectators who parked near the roadways and hiked in under the towering trees to watch the fun and stuff themselves with the home cooked foop for sale It is hard to believe but the all beef quarter pound hamburgers were merely one buck and the large juicy hot dogs were just 50 cents Tons of both ilong with the Bud went over the counter during the weekend that turned out to be longer than expected There was some practice on the track for the racers on hand on Friday the organizers wanted practice because they wanted suggestions for improvements before the racing began Saturday morning As is common in the midwest there is no formal practice only a parade lap before each event So the serious racers took a few turns on course on Friday Later a couple of the turns were widened and a couple of the jumps cut down to better angles Essentially the track was approved as it was designed by Jack Flannery midwestern Class 8 Champion and of course a resident of Crandon The weather was pleasant for the north woods shirt sleeve weather all week Saturday the 30 minute mark th e checkered flag falls on whoever might be going past and it does make it difficult to figure out who won right on the spot As the laps wore on the dark clouds gathered in what had been a sunny sky Kevin Probst maintained his lead to win overall and in C lass 2 1600 with no visible problems Late in the race Vandermissen dropped a lot of time falling to fifth at the finish a lap down with a slipping clutch Todd Wallace then moved into a firm second and Doug Motto had another flat tire having had one early in the game this time he rode the flat to third place followed in by Jim Dooley the last of the 19 lap finishers although a good size herd were still running after 45 minutes Half of the 5 1600 field was parked midway in the race and up front Ron Karlman just led Dave Hanson in a good dice The pair fought all the way to the white flag lap where Hanson stopped abruptly but he still got second place behind the victor Ron Karlman The Class 11 s sorted out about midway also Dennis Noble got into the lead in his Spartan but both Craig Metz and Matt T relstad were close behind T _h ese three covered 1 7 laps in that order but at the flag Noble had increased his lead to over a minute Now suddenly the heavens opened up like someone had unzipped the clouds In short order the race course was a sea of mud The rain settled down to a steady downpour the spectators broke out their slickers and stayed and Classes 3 and 6 were on the starting grid It was the biggest Class 6 field we have ever seen a full 15 starters mostly Chevies and Fords Class 3 fielded ten rigs basically old Broncos and Jeep CJs as this class runs to 1983 Score Class 3 rules The 2 1600s enjoyed a dry track and Kevin Probst drove his Berrien to the victory In one of the largest classes at the Brush Run 101 randon s own Ted Frank had the lead twice In his Bronco and he Is a good mudder and led when It counted winning the Class 3 honors Ron Kar man won a close dice for the victory In Class 5 1600 on a tough course that did In the majority of the entry In 45 minutes Page 10 morning turned cold some of the trees were turning their leaves red and yellow and it was around 50 when after the first motorcycle heat the cars lined up for the first event A very wide area of grass made up the all abreast style starting line done in several rows for the larger classes Ala Riverside they ran about half a mile before funneling onto the actual race course The route wound along the spectator area over jumps and around turns toward the barn then s wung away t1p hill into a switchback into another switchback that was the finish line and s c oring point before running off into the back country replete with s_a iid pits big trees and some treacherous turns and hills It was a long short course where a desert style race car could compete with the short course wonders heads up In the first field were 37 starters in Class 2 1600 and after a delay seven 5 l 600s plus 11 starters in the fun buggy Class 11 a very restricted buggy class After a lap or so of sorting out in very heavy traffic Kevin Probst took the 2 1600 lead in his Berrien followed by Dave Vandermissen Jr Berrien Todd Wallace Chenowth Steve Krieman Chenowth and Doug Motto Chenowth and a real pack of many more cars running in tight formation Vandermissen pitted early with a flat and got back in the fray and Probst opened a substantial lead on the field Among the 5 1600s it was a good race for a time led by Jeff Therriault for a few laps but they were all very close The leader vanished handing the top spot to Dave Hanson who was fighting off Ron Karlman The Class l ls had t eir own war in progress with half a dozen swapping the lead from lap to lap Brush Run 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After a few rounds of slipping and sliding Mike Bee tie Balley took the Class 6 lead in his Che v y Chevelle and slithered on to the win Class 8 had the worst mud conditions on Saturday and winner Jack Flannery left had a close encounter with Kevin Pence earlier in the contest Class 3 started first and it was no surprise to see Illinois champ Geoff Dorr take the lead in his ew CJ 8 Scrambler followed by Crandon stormer Ted Frank then Bill Schirm and Rod Om lid all in Br ncos By the second l_ap the amazing Class 6 bunch with The rain slimmed down the Class 1 field to a trio and Jeff Probst 1 0n the weather shortened race driving his potent Berrien On Monday Class 1 1600 had a ry run or the gold and Curt Wuesthoff flew his Berrien under the finish line first in a hard fought race 2 WO only were sliding the muddy corners among the 4 x 4s This northern gang of sedan drivers could put some southern rum runners in the weeds The rain continued to pelt down and on the third lap leader Geoff Dorr got sideways approaching the second spectator jump did a neat side over 360 in the air over the jump and landed hard right side up with a left rear flat out of contention for many laps One of the race organizers Ted Frank hustled his Bronco into the lead After a long and close dice for the lead Phil Freimuth got out front in Class 5 and he stayed up front to win the race Scott Taylor drove his trusty Pro Tech tandem to an easy Class 2 victory on Monday finishing just as the sprinkles came back followed by Rod Omlid who later got past Frank to take his lead only to stop with overheat woes late in the battle Then Frank took the lead for good winning Class 3 by over 1 minutes Bill Schirm and Matt roltz Bronco were fighting hard lap after lap and at the flag Foltz gained second spot just barely ahead of Schirm One lap down Jan Dudiak brought his CJ into fourth and the Pennsylvania driver w as followed by THE BUDWEISER OFF ROAD AUTOCROSS CHALLENGE NOVEMBER 10 11 1984 FLORIDA STATE FAIRGROUNDS TAMPA FLORIDA PRODUCED BY SCORE CANADA ANO F O R D A 10 000 PURSE 10 000 IN PRIZES F O R D A SERIES POlNTS RACE TOM SECKMAN FORDA RON COMBS IT S SPORTS Dusty Times October 1984 514 692 6171 813 988 4600 813 935 7134 Page 11

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Dave Hanson was in contention most of the way In Class 5 1600 then lost his hood and lost power on the last lap to finish In second place Minnesotan Earl Erickson also driving a CJ Jeep The Mud really did in the 4 x 4s and many were parked with steam coming out of the nose Meanwhile the Class 6 group really put on a show Half a dozen were battling hard slipping off the mud hills and nosing each other around the turns Leading this pack nearly every inch of the way was local hero Mike The single shoe Class 11s really bounced around the rugged course and Craig Metz put up a good fight but ended up the runner up Beetle Bailey in a Chevy Chevelle When 45 minutes had passed Bailey had two laps margin in His Class 6 victory Gary Thomas was second in a Ford Mustang and even in all the muck and mire Thomas was only two seconds ahead of Sheldon Scray OJdsmobile The rains slowed to a steady drizzle for a time then got violent again The next race group held 1 15 sog r41H l SrottGillman drives his brother s car to a first place finish in Class One at the Riverside World Championship 1W Classes 1 5 and 10 Midwestern Class 10 is the two seat unlimited 1650 cc cars All four Class 5s appeared on the grid but of the nine entries in Class 1 only three decided to brave the elements while in Class 10 nine of the ten made the start By the time the cars came around one time they were all so muddy it was difficult to tell what was who or where they were in standings The mud blobs sorted out with Jeff Probst Berrien establishing a good lead in Class 1 over Dave Vandermissen who took over second from Scott Schwalbe on the third lap The race was shortened to 30 minutes and the trio were in the same order when the flag fell after nine laps Class 5 began with a good dice between Jim Rolefson and Phil Freimuth and Tom Godsell trailed by a couple of minutes On the f01 Jrth round Freimuth slithered past Rolefson and they finished like that with Godsell a lap down in third The Class 10s put on a better show with some muddy dicing in the early laps between Bill Pederson and Terry Severson who were running second and third on the road as well The pair pretty well left the field in the mud bogs and they both _co_m p_le_te_d_e_i gh_t_la p s_w_i_th_B_i_ll__ Todd Wallace had a close run most of the way in 2 1600 competition but at the flag he had his two seater In a strong second place Kevin Probst did another nearly wire to wire victory drive In his Berrien on Monday _winning the single seat Class 10 honors easily Pederson edging Severson by just five seconds Harvey Lewis was third a couple of laps down Another cloudburst came along before the final race of the day for Classes 7 and 8 The two mini trucks entered were both heading for the Riverside CA meet so they decided against risking excessive body damage in the deep mud a basically wise decision There were a few no shows in the big trucks too but 26 of them took to the track that now had lakes all over it The disasters started early Between the start area and the finish line o_n_t_h e_ fi_ r_st_l_e g th_a_t_is_n_ _t _e_ve_n a 1984 SCORE OFF ROAD WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP AT RIVERSIDE 1st CL 1 Scott Gillman 1st CL 2 Scott Taylor 1st CL 5 Albert Bright 1st CL 6 Larry Swacofer 1st CL 7S Chuck Johnson 1st CL 24 Don Archibald ENSENADA GRAN PRIX 100 1st OVERALL Craig Corda Geoff Dorr was on form on Monday winning the Class 4 and 14 race in the Jeep but this flat tire put him In second In the Championship MEXICALI CODE 200 1st OVERAL Fernando Leon Carlos lribe THANKS FOR PROVING WORKS AND ITS WORTH IT This year HPS synthetic lubricants have helped racers score 8 First Overall and 68 First in Class wins HPS performance and protection can help you be a winner too So ask your parts supplier for HPS before your next oil change FOR MORE INFORMATION AND A LIST OF DEALERS CONTACT HPS Inc P O Box 1065 Solana Beach CA 92075 619 753 3196 Dealer Inquiries Invited Class 13 was a piece of cake for Crandon s flrad Mihalko driving a Ford truck chassis powered by Chevrolet he led the herd all the way Page I I October 1984 counted lap there was a giant mess After the spectator jumps there was a lake before the short hill into the left turn out into a sand pit Only a few trucks got through this area before the hill and the morass leading into it contained a dozen stuck trucks The leaders coming around to complete the first official lap actually had to stop on the last jump and wait for the heavy equipment to tow the stuck trucks out of the totally blocked race course It shou ld have been a red flag situation but it wasn t Kevin Pence Chevy survived in the lead on that lap followed by his teammate and buddy Jack Flannery Ford and the rest of the field was still slipping and sliding in absolute confusion on the hill as well as getting stuck on another hill just before the finish line The race was shortened to 30 minutes because of conditions After four laps Flannery passed Pence who only covered one more lap before his engine quit in the middle of a hill No one got close to Jack Flannery after that and his was the only truck that covered eight laps for the victory It was an all Crandon finish as Larry Coiburn brought his Dodge in second with seven laps done and he was about two minutes ahead of Dennis Rosa Chevy Beyond that few had more than five laps completed in the mire and heavy rain and Class 8 finished the program on Saturday It rained all night and Sunday dawned wet with drizzle The race track was a total mess so the race activity went on hold until noon when another cloudburst came along The organizers had no choice they postponed the Sunday events until Monday the Labor Day holiday The barn filled up with racers Sunday afternoon as the trophy and cash presentations were made to those who did well on Saturday The early awards were made so that those who had to go home in Dusty Times

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Dave Va 7dermissen had some good times and some bad times at the Brush Run His best finish for the meet was second in Class 2 Jim Rolefson shot into the early lead in the Class 5 bash but he bobbled and lost the lead and finished a strong 2nd in the mud Sam Konltzer drove a dandy bright red Chevrolet device In Class 13 and the short wheelbase rig placed a very good second in the big class The Heavy Metal Championship featured heavy rain and several leaders Mark Seidler made the pass on the last lap for the victory in his Chevrolet The Ladles Race had the worst of the Monday rain but Chris Dooley led it all the way In her buggy to win the event overall at the flag Terry Severson drove hard in the rain in his 2 seat Class 10 and at the flag Severson nalled 2nd place only 5 seconds behind order to get to work on Tuesday morning could leave with their rewards in hand Monday the sunshine returned and at dawn the organizers were out with the graders cleaning up the track and logging skidders were still working pulling campers and motor homes out of the morass that was the pit area Mid morning the racing began with all events shortened to 30 minutes First to test the refurbished track were the Class 1 1600s the original 25 having shrunk to 18 and Class 2 down from six to four plus Class 9 which is single seat Class 10 in the midwest With only five starters there wasn t much action in Class 9 although a good battle did develop between Kevin Probst Berrien Chuck Johnson and Lee Wuesthoff Chenowth All three covered 14 laps and at the flag Probst had half a minute lead but Johnson was a scanty five seconds ahea d of Wuesthoff It was much buster in the 11600 ranks with 18 limited engine chargers enjoying the semi dry track When the traffic sorted out the contest came down to Curt W uesthoff Jeff Probst Mike Poppie and Karl Wuesthoff and the quartet kept circulating in close quarters Midway Curt Wuesthoff pulled out a slim lead which he held to the finish and Mike Poppie was only five seconds back in second Next another nine seconds back was Jeff Probst who was only 15 seconds ahead of Karl Wuesthoff This yas a good race but as the cars pulled into impound it began to sprinkle rain from above The sprinkles were light but enough to mud up the course for Classes 4 and 14 Seventeen of the origin al 20 4 x 4s made the field with a few of the Class 3s back for another run Curt LeDuc in his Jeepish Ford powered rig got the hole shot off the line But in two laps the single seat Chevy powered special buil t in Colorado of Ray Janusz was right on his tail and Janusz made the pass on the third round Just astern Ted Frank Bronco was fighting off the challenge of Geoff Dorr CJ 8 and Mark Seidler in a LeDuc built Chevy S 10 creation was next followed by Greg Gerlach pickup and Charlie Kuchan in a Corvette bodied racer A couple laps later the Janusz rig was smoking and soon parked giving LeDuc the lead and Dorr was now second ahead of Seidler as Frank had FINISH THAT RACE WITH PACE t pace LANDMASTER Ill AFFORDABLE TEAM ST ARTER PACKAGE 34 PER MO 2 RACE RADIOS 2 ANTENNA INSTALLATION LICENSING 36 MO FINANCING UPON APPROVED CREDIT 213 426 7077 PHONE CONSULTANTS INTERNATIONAL 2888 GUNDRY AVE SIGNAL HILL CA 90806 Mike Popple took the early lead in the Limited Engine Championship bash and he stayed In front to win the big cash bonus In the event Dusty Times October 1984 Page i3

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A total of seven Class 13 entries canie from the Konltzer family of Oc nto Falls and George drove his spiffy rig to third In class Despite a pair of flat tires Doug Motto kept on moving in the 2 1600 race He finished on a flat but got the third place money Larry Colburn survived the deep mud to place second in Class 8 and the Crandon driver wqn the hefty bonus money put up by Dodge Trucks Crandon spectators endured the pouring rain to watch the Class 3 action as Bill Schirm slides his Bronco along to third In class retired from the fray Dorr was right behind LeDuc in a few more laps made the pass andLeDucmadeaquickpitstop Making up for his Saturday mishap Geoff Dorr streaked away to win the race by a full lap Mark Seidler nailed second and LelSuc worked bad into third Another lap down the Corvette rig of Charlie Kuchan was fourth The Class 13 herd numbered 26 starters and this is a local class for front engined buggies Most are V 8s and the class has some very imaginative body styles plus a variety of wheelbase lengths One of the race organizers Brad Mihalko was favored in his Chevy powered truckchassisbuggy andBraddid not disappoint the odds makers He took the lead from the green flag with oddly enough Beetle Bailey in his Class 6 Chevy running a strong second Midway this pair with some air between thein were well ahead of the field A keen looking Chevy powered short wheelbase rig was battle took place between third driven by Sam Konitzer Seefeldt and the David Walling and George Konitzer w as next in Hi Jumper At the checkered flag another unique device MikePoppiewasaclearwinner The sedan broke on the very then came Wuesthoff and last lap but Batley was still Probst followed by the Walling fourth while Mihalko took a entry and it was Scott Taylor well deserved win followed by whoemergedfromthecar doing Sam then George Konitzer a little test drive for his customer Like most midwest event the Dave Wailing Brush Run 101 finishes the In the Heavy Me_tal Champiprogram with no entry fee high onship about 33 assorted 4 x 4s paying Championship races one 13s and sedans lined up to start for limited engine cars one for Just as the green flag fell it started unlimited engine cars and one o rain heavily again Once again for water pumpers These were Curt LeDuc got the jump off the all scheduled for 20 minutes In line followed by Geoff Dorr the first bash for 1 2 1600 cars Ted Frank and RayJanusz By the about 15 were still able to race second lap Frank had rolled out When this group got sorted out of contention Jack Flannery after a couple of laps it was parked with a broken axle and sunny again Mike Poppie had Kevin Pence was stuck with a flat the lead with Curt Wuesthoff tire Midway Dorr had a long right on his tailpipe hotly lead over LeDuc who was pursued by Kevin Probst Mike fighting off Mark Seidler and Seefeldt and Todd Attig Poppie Brad Mihalko had his 13 in got away from the pack but fourth place LeDuc faded on the W uesthoff was fighting off next lap retiring with transfer Probst and to the rear a similar case woes Up front Geoff Dorr was running on a front flat tire Seidler closed in and made the _pass to win the Championship Dorr held on for second Developed Proven by Lewis Simpson Mihalko was third and Ray Janusz was fourth Another 15 appeared for the RPM TORQUE 200 H P Unlimited Championship 3000 130 lb Classes 1 2 9 and 10 Kevin LIGHT WEIGHT 4000 142 lb Probst shot into the lead in his E Z INSTALLATION Berrien a d _after a first lap 5000 151 lb REGULAR GAS 6000 156 lb 7000 156 lb LOW MAINTENANCE OFF ROA D ROTARY POWER Usually a _trucker Chuck Johnson drove his new single seat Class 10 hard gaining second place by merely five seconds Scott Schwalbe is used to Wisconsin mud and he hung on In Class 1 to drive his Berrien Into third place contest with his brother Jeff and Scott Taylor no one got close to Kevin for most of the race Jeff Probst blew an engine midway and with two laps left Kevin Probst began to slow and the car was puffing white smoke Scott Taylor inhistandemtwoseater closed in tight and made the pass just before the checkered flag Taylor won finishing with a flat tire and Kevin held second with a smoking clutch Mike Poulson rolled over n the l_ast lap Scott Schwalbe nailed third and Dave Vandermiss n was fo_u th By now it was ram mg hard and the Ladies races were next but not many cars were ready for another bout with the rain and the mud Only three buggies came out and Chris Dooley strea ed away from the other two m a 2 1600 and sh won verall with Chns Raffo m the nght seat and Dooley lapped most of the field Peggy Mihalko won another race for the family in the C lass 13 winning C hevy an she vas second overall Shirley Heidtman won the 4 x 4 division in a ronco The gran fmale always at the Brush Run 1s the Good Old Boys race These cars must have roll bars must be American built sedans and th tisaboutitfo the rules along with a 300 claimer privilege It is hard to believe but 89 of these racers were on the Strbng steady power is the key to driving fast and smooth We want to help you WIN with low cost ROTARY power Call today to win in 85 Rotary ngineering The RX 7 Performance Source DAVE LEWIS Page 14 714 849 4521 Ray Janusz right and Curt LeDuc were both early leaders In the Class 4 and 14 race but both retired with mechan caUroubles October 1984 grid in the rain facing the long run over the muddy grass to the downhill turns before the spectator jumps Well in the deep goo about a third got through the downhill turn and the rest completely blocked the ten car width wide turn The course workers were ready with heavy equipment alongside and three front loaders sailed into the course and shoved the stuck cars off to the side It was something _ to see The rain got serious and while some of the cars ran well enough most fell out in clouds of smoke from engine trans and radiator breakage About 20 were still in motion after the 20 minutes ran out and the winner was Rod Wedn tz The Monday awards ceremony began soon after the Good Old Boys Rain soaked survivors crowded into the barn to sample the beer and the food The rest of the enormous trophies were awarded and the checks not only held a 1 00 percent payback on the entry fee but an additional eight grand from Budweiser was spread _ among the mdney winners The payoffs were handsome more than enough to get people saying We will be back Despite the one day delay the rotten weather which took out both competito rs and spectators the organizing Wolfhead Sportsmen Club members smiled through their pain made everyone feel at home arid spqke cheerfuJly of all the improve men ts planned before next season Hopefully the races next year wi J run by laps instead of time so the winner will get the checkered flag first and that will let the spectators know who won what at the morrient of triumph They do bave a good thing going in the northern Wisconsin woods Even with the rain they had a better entry and spectator count than a lot of more heavily ballyhooed events west of the rockies Besides who else has their very own farm on which to run an off road race Dusty Times

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IT WAS A DIR I Y JOB BUT SOMEBODY HAD TO DO IT This was Walker Evans last thought before rounding the final brutal turn at the SCORE Off Road World Championship Where blistering heat had literally baked the California course only to be interrupted by a torrential downpour hours before the race It left the entire track saturated with ankle deep mud But this didn t stop Walker Evans and his 802 pick up from plowing through to another Class 8 victory After all he was driving on Goodyear Wrangler Radials The one tire equipped with the unique tread block design engineered to endure the worst off road conditions The same tire you can buy at the Goodyear Retailer nearest you So look for Wranglers Because no matter how dirty the job they ll always pull you through GOOD rEAR RACE THE TIRES YOU BUY

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Score s annual bash at Riverside International Raceway happened in the midst of the_ mid September heat wave in sduthern California Of course die event has survived other bouts with outrageous weather and it came through again in 1984 The high humidity this year coupled with three figure temperatures took its toll especially in spectators The audience count was way down from the norm on Sunday when all the racing took place Score changed the format considerably this year compacting all the racing into a Sunday program that started at noon Friday was given over to the rituals of registration tech and contingency inspection and staking out a pit near the fence in the esses From the huge compounds some especially fenced of the factory backed trucks to the pup tent and camper layouts of the privateers most of the entries had their space occupied in the designated pit areas by evening on Friday Saturday was a long day for competitors with three practice sessions for each class Each practice afforded more track time than the scheduled eight lap races Later on Score responded THE to driver input and lengthened most of the four wheel races to ten_ l ps Midway in the Saturday activity there was an hour or so of down time while the track was rebuilt Originally thecoursew_as verv short not more than a mile in length with most of the Turn 6 dogleg eliminated During the rebuild process the jumps were reshaped to more compatible angles and the esses acquired a bit more length between the sharp turns When practice resumed it was a whole new ball game and many racers rued having spent so much time on the first course using up the race car without really gettin g a good tune on the eventual track There was no qualifying for grid positions All class s started at the far end of the drag strip the long dirt run to the first turn that leads onto the multiple lap section of the track All classes were lined up abreast for the start eliminating the need for a qualifying time The grid positions were luck of the draw for all drivers and they bad nD control over where they started in the middle or on the ends or in the Class 10 line in the first or second row SCORE OFF ROAD WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP From HOt and Dry t thC Annua I Rivcrs1 C Rac d Al Bright from Tuscon led the Arizona domination of Class 5 as he led all the way to become a repeat winner having won in 1983 There was some talk Saturday about Class 7 eligibility and the finger was pointed at John Baker s new rolling chassis Mitsubishi While the chassis is no more of a departure from a real truck than the fancy T oyotas or Nissans the engine a twin cam was the culprit and it is apparently not available in the USA which it must be according to the rule book Baker moved into Class 2 but he didn t fare well there either The Saturday weather was hot and humid with light breezes helping There was scant competition for Eric Arras as he hopped around to his second consecutive victory In Class 5 1600 at Riverside Being a new boy at Riverside didn t slow John Swift as he drove the desert ORE to first in 1 1600 and second overall In the event Doug Ingles with Jeri Betts riding In the HI Jumper led the 2 1600s from flag to flag for the win but It was close at the finish Brian Harber had a perfect run In the Rabbit powered Funco and he led the huge hf _rd of Class 10s from wire to wire for a great victory Pagci6 dobcr1984 cool the air a bit but not much Still off roaders are hardy and the practice and pit work went on all day The first mini truck practice looked for all the world like a race with the hot dogs going hard at each other Ivan Stewart lost an engine in his Toyota and Walker Evans lost something in the D 50 transmission while Josele Garza parked his Ford Ranger in the esses and many more just vanished into their pits Roger Mears practiced in both the new and the Pomona winning Electro otive Nissans Roger decided to race the newer of the trucks and Sherman Balch drove the other one Race day started out to be more of the same hot and humid weather but now there was scant wind and the atmosphere was stifling Another full round of practice sessions preceded the actual racing but the first four wheel race of the day was on the starting line around noon First out of the chute were Classes 5 and 5 1600 with a dozen unlimited Bugs on the line followed by a trio of 5 1600s While the track had been watered it wasn t excessively muddy Defendirrg Class 5 champ from Tuscon AZ Albert Bright took off fast followed closely by Pete Sohren Phoenix Frank Evaris Phoenix and Californian Jim Cocores Cocores was out early with a flat tire and Greg Sanden moved into fourth followe by the spiffy Ghia of Christopher Neil Also a defending champ at Riverside Eric Arras was easily leading the 5 1600 trio and Eric was tenth on the road Midway i the nine lap race the best dice on the track was between Brad Person Greg Diehl Phoenix and Wayne Demonja Colorado Springs Seven of the Class 5s came from outside California and that pattern was prevelent in other classes also At the checkered flag Bright had a very long lead for the victory Pete Sohren was a clean second followed at some distance by Frank Evans in an all Arizona finish Neil a Californian was fourth in the Ghia and another Arizona team Richard Carbahal and Vick Firestone tookfifth followed by Edward Mailo from Lakewood Colorado Doug Ingles was second among the 5 1600s and Max Razo was awarded third Class 1 1600 with 13 starters Dusty Times

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Swift was third on the road and first in 1 1600 followed by Chris Bowen and the single seat Hi Jumper ofJeffElrod who had the singles of both Dan Morton and Rick Boyer right on his tailpipe It should be mentioned that a number of penalties were assessed by the Rough Driving Committee in nearly all classes some for rough driving and some for short course cuts The order in which the cars finished is not necessarily the order on the official results still in the works However no class winner was assessed a penalty but they did have an effect on other money winners down in the ranks For example Jesse Rodriguez was dropped to third in 2 1600 but the offense wasn t listed torWet and Muddy e was Packed with Action Photos Trackside Photo Enterprises Class 10 was the next of the car races and a mighty herd of 38 were on the starting grid in a double row which made it tough for those who drew numbers in the second row As the pack flew down the drag strip Brian Harber got into the first turn first and he used the advantage well With a new and more and 2 1600 with six on the line started in one giant herd but oddly enough they were scored separately on the results Snagging the lead at the green flag was Doug Ingles two seat Hi Jumper and after one lap Larry Bolin was second in his SS Hi Jumper Chris Bowen was third in his two seater followed by John Swift in his new O R E single On lap 2 Bolin closed up tight on Ingles and in the next few laps the pair opened quite a gap back to the field now led by Swift Somewhere during the fifth lap Bolin lost a round and his chance for a repeat victory at Riverside Ingles pad a good lead over Swift and just as Jesse Rodriguez tandem was catching Swift he spun on the top ofTurn 6 and lost ground but not position The best dice was back in the pack as Dan Morton Rick _ Boyer Larry Bolin and Nick Herda were running almost side by side As the ten lap race wound down the herd closed up on Doug Ingles but he had his lead powerful Rev Power Rabbit engine Harber s Funco took off well took offlikearabbit Whil many threatened Harber led all ten laps to the victory On the first turn the infighting was incredible and Stan Rowland almost rolled over at the finish line Moving on through two laps Harber had a good lead on Glenn Harris Funco Ron Carter Fun co was th i rd followed by Frank A r ciero Jr Chenowth jerry Whelchel Chenowth an Jim Fishback Jr Chenowth On the next round Harris hung on in second Arciero and Whelchel both passed Carter and Bob Gordon had his new Chenowth ahead of Fishback who was r1011 d b owe Y Tommy Croft Funco With four laps done Harber had a huge lead over Harris who faded from the scene on the next round which put Frank Arciero in second Carter in third and Whelchel was fourth followed by Croft and Al Arciero and Mark Broneau was moving up in his desert style Raceco By lap 8 Whelchel had gotten at the checkered flag and won the 2 1600 honors as well as the overall Jesse Rodriguez caught up to John Swift ando made the pass into second overall on the eighth round but Swift stuck close for a time Then Rodriguez closed in on Ingles heading for the checkered flag but Jesse bobbled off into the hay bales managing to hold second on the road and in class anyhow John The Nissan Mini Metal Challenge was a wild bash and Ivan Stewart held his lead lap after lap to win the race In the battered Toyota Get The Edge 1jj TECTIRA ml SUPERSANDER Nylon Cord Body Tubeless White Outline Letters 9 00 15 33x10 50 15LG LOAD RANGE STK C 8510 85 95 C 5570 69 95 C C C C C C 1485 1595 1510 1511 1512 1795 TRAILSMAN Scott Taylor came all the way from 111 nols to defend his 1983 Class 2 championship and he did Just that In 1984 driving the same tandem Nylon Cord Body Tubeless Blackwall 7 00 15LT TRAILSMAN RADJAL Polyester Cord Baily Steel Belts Tubeless White Outline Letters 27x8 50R14LT 30x9 50A 15LT 31x10 50R15LT 31x11 50R15LT 33x12 50R15LT 30x9 50R16 5LT 8 5R14LT 7 9 14LT 9R15LT 9 15LT 10R15LT 10 15LT 11R15LT 11 15LT 12R15LT 12 15LT 9 50R16 5LT 9 50 16 5LT 80 95 106 95 99 95 109 95 129 9 106 95 Tire Wheel Mart Scott Glllman s extra number plates brought him luck as he hauled the Chenowth Into the Class 1 lead early and survived the mud to win Dusty Times 113 585 3043 October 1984 2225 Firestone L A 90002 Page 17

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Walker Evans put on a titantlc battle with Rod Hall but his 2WD Dodge had to settle for second overall first In Class 8 In the race Jeff Elrod came south from San Jose to test the track in his HI Jumper and the VORRA stormer finished a good second In 1 1600 class A novice driver but a Phoenix flyer Pete Sohren kept his Class 5 Baja Bug in contention all the way finishing a close second Jim and Billy Wright In the desert style Raceco stayed close all the way but ended up second In the muddy Class 2 competition around Carter and opened up a the sky and during the final bike gap while Croft and Al Arciero moto a gale force freakish wind were hard at it for fifth spot Now ripped down banners and flags Frank Arciero was closing up GR and threatened the BFGoodrich Brian Harber and at the hospitality tent Then came a checkered flag he was right series of real cloudbursts as the behind the winning Funco Jerry wind kept shifting The bikes Whelchel was all alone in third as finished in deep water and the Carter dropped several positions track was shut down More than on the last lap Al Arciero passed an hour later the heavy Tommy Croft on the white flag equipment went out as the storm lap to arrive fourth on the road passed and trenches were dug on and Steve Kelley was next course to drain the worst of the followed by Mark Broneau and water Still when the mini trucks Ron Carter lined up on the grid the mud was While track maintenance was deep and the puddles looked done thunderheads gathered in ominous Chuck Johnson brought his new 7S Ranger from 1 llnols and surprised the locals by drlvlng through the traffic to take the class victory Larry Schwacofer won the Class 6 honors and the old Chevy was the only rig In the Heavy Metal Challenge that did not have body damage PagcU Young Jesse Rodriguez had some problems with his 2 1600 tandem but he finished second on the road was later set down to third in class Frank Arclero Jr did a great Job In his Class 1 Chenowth closing up tight In the waning laps to finish 2nd by Just a few feet In aII twenty trucks started the Up front the battle raged Nissan Mini Metal Challenge between the leading Stewart and and it was Ivan Stewart Toyota Millen Mears had severe shifter who slid into the lead on the first problems and retired Now Jeff turn trailed by teammates Steve Huber Ford appeared to be Millen and Tom Morris Roger third followed by Evans and Mears Nissan and Walker then Morris but the trucks were Evans Dodge 0 50 The first so dirty that one couldn t be wave got through the esses OK certain who was where among but a good dozen more got those with the same paint bogged down behind a stuck schemes There was no doubt truck After a good start the that Ivan Stewart was leading the Mazda of Glenn Harris dropped race as he had from the green back and after three murky flag Ivan too the checkered flag rounds Stewart still had the lead first missing a front fender but over Millen Mears was third in the mud most of the trucks followed by Evans Morris had some body damage Steve Sherman Balch Nissan and Millen was second on the road Manny Esquerra in his desert followed by Evans Morris Ford Ranger Esquerra and Jeff Huber The 7S racers were having a I r h toufih time in the mire Dan t was time ior t e Bugpack Challenge of Champions Ess inger Ford was the early normally a Class 1 event This leader followed by Tom Heyser year the half dozen Class 2s were Nissan Willie Valdez Ford and included but had a delay start A Chuck Johnson Ford As th e total of 28 unlimited cars were laps went on this cl s got so on the parade lap More than just messed up in the mud most of _ a parade the prelim lap helped them stuck at one time or the drivers see the rotten track another even the scoring team conditions before they hit the had trouble sorting them out When the race was over no one puddles and muddy turns at was the clear winner Officially speed Chuck Johnson won 7S class in The drag race winner to the his new Ford Ranger that he built first turn was Scott Gillman back home in Illinois the Nissan driving orie of brother Mike s of Tom Heyser was second Chenowth Magnums Scott followed by the Ford of Dan cleverly had extra pie plate Esslinger number plates hastily mounted Quick reactions and a strong motor helped Rodney Hall en route to the overall Heavy Metal victory In his big desert bred Dodge 4 x 4 October 1984 high up on the front of the cage and these numbers stayed visible all through the race The rest of the bunch were not so clever except the Class 2 of Scott Taylor that wore a proper top number plate After three laps it was impossible to read most tar numbers At this point Gillman was leading Jim Fishback Jr also in a Magnum but not by much Frank Arciero Jr Chenowth was next followed by Greg George Funco Bobby Morse and Al Arciero Roger Mears fell back with engine trouble in his Magnum and the mud got deeper Among the two seaters Scott Taylor immediately took the lead in his tandem Pro Tech followed by Jim and Billy Wright in their desert Raceco and this pair stayed in formation from flag to flag Taylor was a defending champ from 1983 also and he drove the same racer to the 1984 victory taking another trophy home to Illinois The Wrights hung tight just yards back all the way in second and Ed and Jody Martensen Raceco took third place home to Phoenix While half the field succumbed to the mud Scott Gillman had a perfect run to victory in his borrowed racer running on borrowed BFGs the tricky front mud tires he got from Canadian racer John McPherson Frank Arciero worked his way up to a strong second in Class 1 Fishback held on in third while Bill Royster was fo rth followed by John McPherson in his Berrien The final event in the schedule that actually had only six car events was the Skoal Bandits Heavy Metal Challenge which included Classes 8 4 and 6 The sound of 22 V 8s raring to go 6n the grid was deafening and what was left of the crowd after the rain cheered as they made a parade lap Roger Mears in a 4 x 4 Chevrolet shot into the first lap lead with Curt LeDuc the Dusty Times

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Steve MIiien ran a very close 2nd every lap In the Mini Metal bash and Steve made the race a one two triumph for Team Toyota The GMC Class 8 of Larry Mlnor flew around the murky track ending up with bashed doors but 2nd in Class 8 and 3rd overall Defending Class 14 champ East coast racer Curt LeDuc had a good day second on the road In Class 4 and his Jeep was fifth under the fla Jerry Whelchel had his Chenowth well up In Class 10 finishing third and the defending Riverside champ was close when time ran out The Nissan Mini Metal Challenge brought out fierce competition and Walker Evans drove the 1st single cam his Dodge D 50 was 3rd Frank Arciero Jr played the bridesmaid in Class 10 as we las 1 and Arciero left Riverside withcsecond place in both big events defending Class 14 champion second followed closely by John Randall Jeep Honcho Rod Hall Dodge 4 x 4r and then _came the 2 WDs led by the GMC of Larry Minor and the Dodge of Walker Evans By the second lap John Randall had taken the lead but his Jeep was in a close dice with Mears and Hall now Minor and Evans were locked in close combat just astern and it was exciting racing Most of the trucks were still in motion but getting too muddy to recognize Randall hel his lead through three rounds but now Hall had passed Mears but couldn t get away and Evans got around Minor On the next lap there was a near disaster as John Randall went wide trying to lap a Class 6 he did a most frightening and spectacular endo Righi on his tail Rod Hall c lid a quick turn through the barriers and if he hadn t acted so quickly the Randall Jeep would have landed on top of the Dodge Hall damaged his radiator some but stayed in second as Mears slid past during the mishap to retake the lead Evans was t hird followed by Minor LeDuc Paul Price Honcho Steve Kelley GMC and Joe Janis in a wild looking special 4 x 4 based on a Chevy pickup Mears developed trans trouble and was out of the hunt midway and it was the first time in many a moon that Roger did not score a win at Riverside Dodge mates Rod Hall and Walker Evans were side by side in some turns dicing for the overall lead in a replay of their act last year at Riverside Minor was back a ways but third LeDuc held fourth with few changes to the rear While all were watching the front runners it was busy in Class 6 also Eventual win n er Larry Schwacofer had his hands full in the 55 Chevy trying to hold the lead over Wes Moser in an ex Henry Arras Ford Ranchero Moser had troubles later _and at _the flag John Ehmke was second in class Dustynmcs Class 4 on the road and next to computer scoring seemed very 6 in a Chevy El Camino In the waning laps of the ten the flag was Curt LeDuc _ slow also Sadly _ during the rounder Hall pulled out a big followed by the Class 8 Chevy of Unlimited buggy feature both a lead over Evans only to find Jack Flannery from Wisconsin photographer Pat Behar and a Evans back in his mirrors on the and then came the Class 4 PR man Jim Shane were struck last lap But despite a steamy creatidn ofJoeJanis now missing by a race carwhile taking pictures in the esses Behar was op ly radiator Rod Hall won the some of its fancy body panels Heavy Metal Challenge overall This was a different sort of grazed on the leg but Shane and this year Walker Evans had Riverside outing from the past suffered multiple fractures of the to settle for second overall and especially in the spectator count leg Sure it was muddy and the first in Class 8 Larry Minor was even when the weather was good cars half out of control but third second in Class 8 followed A few incidents might reflect the maybe the photo and flag station on the road by Si eve Kelley and changes in the organizing team It could have been in a more safe then Stan Gilbert Ford who was seemed the new flag team was location Nonetheless the winners were officially fourth overall and third very slow with the yellow flags in Class 8 Finishing second in and the new to Riverside thrilled with their victories the losers mostly vowing to come back in better shape next year Riverside continues to draw people from all over the country not only to compete but some just to spectate The grand old man of short course racing may not have held the huge entry of yore with 144 starting cars or the hoped for massive attendance nor did it have the constant racing activity on the track of past events but fr still draws the folks in off roading like a magnet no matter how fickle the weather might be 100th FRESN O FAIR OFF ROAD Cl lAMPIONSI IIP S DATE OCTOBER 21 1984 r SUNDAY ENTRY FEE 100 00 1000 o PAYBACK REGISTRATION INSURANCE 50 00 REGISTRATfON TEG_H NICAL INSPECTION 1884 1984 SATURDAY OCT 20th 5 00 to 10 00 p m RACE COURSE mile off toad _s hort FREE GRANDSTAND RACING EVENT course FREE CAMP AREA for RACERS PIT CREW _ SATURDAY NIGHT P RAGTICE SUNDAY 9 00 a m RACE STARTS SUNDAY OCT 21st at 12 00 n on AWARDS SUNDAY at 7 00 p m Octobcr1984 P t Entry Fee Regular Entry Fee plus 850 00 Page 19

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BIKES TRIKES AND ODYSSEYS The Motorcycle Engined Racers Put on a Great Show at Riverside Text Photos Homer Eubanks Among the Odysseys Phil Blurton got the early lead in his Phantom in suspended class but he dropped tq third spot on lap 2 Allen Fox led the 3 wheeler pack into Turn 4 during the first moto and here Marty Hart was already out of the picture The Score Riverside Off Road World Championship was the first major short course event to provide space for the motorcycle racers Later the 3 Wheelers joined the action and this year the fun to watch Odysseys had their own bash Since these classes had almost equal time on the track with the regular car classes in 1984 Dusty Times presents a brief coverage of their action for your enjoyment The Odyssey program got off to a big start this year in short course racing and really made a hit with the fans Speedway racer turned Odyssey driver Phil Sanderson brought his 500cc Phantom from the middle of the pack tO win the first historical race at Riverside Sanderson won overall honors over the 30 entries and took home top honors for Class 44 unlimited suspended Odysseys Todd Carmody was holding on to second place overall when another 250 suspended driver named Randy Pettit showed up to do battle and finally got around on the fifth lap On the next to last lap it was Carmody that c ame around in front of Pettit and Carmody held on to take second overall and first in Class 34 which is 250cc suspended Odysseys Pettit had to settle for third overall and second in Class 34 ln Class 44 Al Rankin brought his Phantom across the finish line second behind Sanderson and Tom Martin finished third in class ahead of John Stegman Fifth place went to Ron Burns in his Husqvarna powered buggy On the start it was Phil Blurton s Phantom that came around turn one first and was he ever followed closely by Dee Adams and Scott Zimmerman driving his Chez buggy The first unsuspended vehicle to come around rn one was that of Don Archibald in a Predator On lap two it was Zimmerman that got by Adams then Blurton for the lead and Zimmerman held on until lap four when out of the pack came Sanderson in his Phantom Sanderson let no one or nothing get in his way and went on to finish first overall and first in Ciass 44 The Class 34 victory went to Todd Carmody after he and second place finisher Pettit battled for s e cond overall Third place finisher was the Chez driven by Zimmerman Zimmerman lost the overall lead in one of the switchbacks allowing lead Wright was attempting to close the gap when he flipped his Honda over a jump and had to run several yards to catch it and this allowed many riders to get by him Hart went on to win unchallenged and Wright put on an impressive show by gaining the third place spot in his class Randy Scott dropped his three wheeler on the pavement and hit the wall coming down the hill from the grandstands He was treated at the scene for a possible leg fracture _ It was Tom Gaian that won top honors in the under 200cc event and Tom was followed by Mickey Dunlap while teammate Steve Wright was third Fourth place went to Tracy Dickson another Honda team rider Making it a class sweep for the American Honda team was Rob Parsons taking fifth in class Team Honda s winningest rider Marty Hart also took his 201 250cc class win in the first moto and Mike Coe came in second but was moved back when the Rough Driving Committee ruled that he had cut the course This action is still awaiting a formal hearing Second place went to Larry Linkins on a Honda Allen Fox brought his Honda around for third ahead of Donnie Luce on a Kawasaki The Kawasaki of Fred Conover was fifth It was Dean Sundahl that finished third overall to capture first in the open class Sundahl was followed by teammate Mark W eixeldorfer for fourth overall and took second in the open class Third place in the open class went to Scott Wright and John Neary was fourth In the second tnoto it was Mike Coe that came out the leader over Marty Hart Weixeldorfer Sundahl and Fox The crowd thinned a little as they came around for the second lap and it was Hart in the lead with Coe close by in second Sundahl was third ahead of Sanders Coe wasn tcontentwithbeingsecond and passed Hart on the fourth lap for the lead and began pulling away while third place Sundahl was far enough from Hart as not to worry him Hart put his concentration on the leacter and began reeling him in and on the white flag lap it was Hart in the lead Hart pulled off the victory while Coe settled _for second overall and Sundahl finished third The class winner in the 201 both Pettit and Carmody to get by Richard Dahn drove his Phantom to fourth by getting by fifth place finisher Lee Salyards in his Honda powered 22 car Victoria Vanderkloot flipped her Phantom during the evept and it took several minutes for course workers to free her from the car Don Archtbald drove his Predator over the 1 5 mile course for a wire to wire victory in the Class 24 unsuspended Odyssey event Archibald s only competition came from Dan Chittenden in a Honda but Chittenden had to settle for second since he could only get close not in passing range Scott Miller came in third followed closely by Steve Sixbery in his Honda powered buggy Pat Doyle finished fifth ahead of Steve Grier and Darin Coats lt was Marty Hart on his factory sponsored Honda 250 that jumped out in front in the first heat race for the trikes Hart felt Allen Fox breathing down his neck as the two turned to go down the hill into the bowl Steve Wright caught Fox in one of the switchbacks and took second from him but Hart had managed to put the traction Phil Sanderson said It was fun passing all the cars In front of him on his way to down and gain a comfortable the overall and Class 44 unlimited suspended victory I INDUSTRIAL FIRST AID SAFETY FIRST AID KIT FOR YOUR RACE CAR MEETS RACING RULES REQUIREMENTS ONL Y 26 50 1 Larger Kits Also Available for Pit Vehicles 4 x 4s and RVs AMERICAN FIRST AID SUPPL V Brea California 213 694 1858 7_14 529 9028 Page 30 Scott Zimmerman led the middle l ps overall In his Chez racer but dropped behind Sanderson to finish the race third in Class 34 October 1984 Leading the unsuspended Odyssey class from wire to wire was the Predator driven by Don Archibald In the very rough race for the class Dusty Times

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Chuck Miller 61 got out In front of Brian Manley early in both bike motos but It was Manley that won them both and first overall 250cc class was Marty Hart Marty Hart had a perfect day on the factory under 250 cc Honda Hart ended up winning both 3 wheeler motos overall as well as In class both first and second places The second moto looked like a teammate Ed Foland was second Third place went to Bob Miller Honda Dana Jones Honda was fourth while Shawn Davidson Kawasaki was fifth looking for the lead On the second lap the rain began pelting down and it was every man for himself Ward succumbed to the now muddy track and was out of Mike Coe was second and Tom Duane Summers took first while rerun Miller Ward and Manley Brown brought the first Kawasaki around for third place ahead of Donnie Luce also on a Kaw saki Larry Linkins finished fifth Hart was awarded the overall honors for the day and Linkins was second overall for the day Sundahl earned the win in the open class teammate W eixeldorfer was second John Neary was third and Scott Wright was the last open class finisher Tom Gaian brought home the gold for American Honda by winning the 200cc class second moto Steve Wright won another for Honda by coming in second ahead of teammate Mickey Dunlap Fourth went to Tracy Dickson on his Honda and Rob Parsons finished fifth A total of24 motorcycle riders lined up for the first moto with the field divided into five different classes Five entered the 125cc and under event and thirteen entered the 250cc and under with just three entries in the 251cc and over class the other three riders were in the over thirty and over thirty eight year old classes At the start the field stayed packed together until they came down the grandstand hill and singled up throu _g h the switchbacks It was the 250cc class that was dicing for the lead Gordon Ward and Brian Manley were neck and neck but as they came off Thompson s Ridge Ward pulled ahead Kent Pfeiffer helped spread out the field when he fell in the switchbacks causing some confusion Pfeiffer recovered and took up the chase in last place At the start of the third lap it was Chuck Miller in the lead on his open class Honda Manley was close in second just ahead of Ward The next few laps saw Manley and Miller really going at it for the lead On the fifth lap Manley took command of the race while Miller found himself protecting his second spot from Ward At the finish it was Manley first overall first in 250cc class Miller Honda was second overall and first in open class Ward finished third overall second in 250cc class Mike Sixbery was third in class on hfs Honda well ahead of Randy Morales in fourth Honda dominated the 250cc class taking the top six spots Chuck Miller was second overall first in open class Rick Lee Honda was second and Dan Ashcraft Husky was third In the 125cc class it was the Italian made Cagiva that took Dusty Times Mike Coe put his factory Honda up front on both motos but he was set back on a 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FORDA AUGUST ENDURO AT SHARPES _It was a Tough and Dusty Riln Through the Woods and put him out for the day Mike stayed with it and was increasing his lead with additional seconds on each lap until the fourteenth lap when Mike ran into a problem and broke all but one shock on the right side of his buggy At this point Tom Seckman picked up the lead right to the end Tom pulled off to the side during his second lap because his buggy was blowing a lot of smoke But it didn t take long for him to check things out and be on his way again This was the second time in ten years that Tom has taken the first place position He took first in his class and also in the overa ll On the other hand Mike Seckman had his share of problems duri g his _fir t lap with his buggy engme m1ssmg badly Mike decided to drop out Butch Brickell was doing a great job with a continuous twelve laps before second gear gave out ending his race day Danny Hahn lost control of his buggy after hitting some rough spots on the track He disappeared into the weeds and came right back out while just missing a tree Danny also had some ignition problems and was out for five laps Jimmy Crowder and Bob Haire didn t seem to be having very many problems Jimmy was moving on the track with his Despite some problems early In the race Tom Seckman kept the act together to not only win Class 1 but he also won the overall honor too Text Photos John Sprovkin Sharpes Florida and the F O R D A played host to the seventeen lap endurance race that took place 9n August 14th The track was laid out on semi flat terrain with only one jump a lot of wash board bumps and a section of soft sand along with hair pin turns The majority of the track was within the woods Once again it looked like we were in for some dusty times The sun was shining the track dry and the temperature was up there Sam Seckman and J R Lindsay D Class made their debut today Joe Cunningham changed from Bclass to D class It took him two weeks to assemble his buggy for this class Gene Windham also of D class is back into racing after being out for just about a year Welcome back Gene Today s race consisted of seventeen laps with all classes running together A one up advantage had been given to 1600s and D class The time was right the buggies took their positions starting with Class 1 followed by 1 2 1600 D Class then B class There were thirtyfour buggies on line when the green flag made its move and that s all it took for Mike Hester and Carlton Jackson to get off the start fast Everything seemed to be smooth upon completion of the first lap as Mike was the first and Carlton second for Class 1 followed by J R Taylor and Marty Pounds for D class with Terry Clark and Bruce Bennett next in 1600 class and Mike Mazzon was first around for Bclass As the second lap started and a concentration of dust covering most of the track settled things began to happen In Class 1 Mike Hester and Carlton Jackson were running tight on their second lap until the CV joint and Carlton s transmission broke Plowing the deep sand In his 1 1600 Buddy Taylor won the tight fight for the class win and Taylor also placed a grand second overall Bob Haire didn t seem to have any problems and moved steadily up the charts to take second place In Class 1 and third overall Jimmie Crowder brought out his new Chenowth Magnum at Sharpes for a real test drive and with some stops Jimmie was third In Class 1 Page 31 The dust at Sharpes didn t bother the hard charging D Class cars J R Taylor 23 took first place and Jerry Allen 21 was second Danny Vassllev ran out of gas on the last lap got pushed to the finish line and stlll placed second In the 1 2 1600 class October 1984 Surviving all the course hazards In the B Bomber Bug class Mike Mezzon emerged the winner In this low budget fun class Carrying a little extra Florida foliage didn t slow Joe Cunningham but later trouble slowed his D class buggy finishing out of the money Dusty Times

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Butch Brickell 124 and Mike Hester were both in contention in Class 1 but both retired from the race with mechanical problems brand n ew Chenowth now numbered 115 Bob Haire was also hanging in there alternating and exchanging positions with each lap Bob took second place in his class and third in the overall standings while Jimmy took third in his class and fifth in the overall In Class 1 2 1600 Buddy Taylor hit a low branch of a tree and c r ushed his top number plate Buddy really hung in there exchanging positions and battling it out with Danny Vassilev Buddy took first place in his class and second place in the overall while Danny came in second in the class Danny ran out of gas on the last turn of his last lap and was pushed to the finish Terry Clark had a little smoke coming from his engine but that didn t stop him from completing the race in third position in the class Ken Burkert rolled and broke his right spindle after hitting a bad rut Bob Broome was stuck twice and had a little engine trouble Louis Foster did a fine job with his first three laps then was out with some problems for awhile but made it back in to complete the two last laps Jim Mortimer had his share of problems first with plug wire trouble then with a bent front wheel and finally he was put out for the day with a blown t ngine Bruce Bennett dropped out during his second lap when he lost second gear The D class had the majority of buggies which numbered fourteen J R Taylor was first in this class with sixteen laps under his belt Jerry Allen finished in second place His shifter came loose and he had to finish the race in first and second gear Gene Windham after being out for about a year came in third with fourteen laps Gene stood his buggy on end in the third lap and it came back down on all fours for him to continue on Joe Cunningham while passing ran off the road through some heavy underbrush He came out of it okay and so did some of the undergrowth which stayed on the front of his buggy for a few laps Scott Gundeck and Joe Cunningham bumped into each other coming out of the dust Scott flipped his buggy while Joe continued on Help came along and turned Scott s buggy back on all fours Everything was okay and Scott cont_inued doing his thing Mark Armhein dropped out after four staggered laps with continuous problems Sam Pace had his engine quit on him He went for help When they got back his buggy had been hit Sam h ad to give it up for the day Dusty Times t 1i i Nose standing in the grassy section an off course excursion an Pounds heads for the bushes before going on to a good finish Sam Seckman lost his engine cage on the third lap which put him out of his first race There will be more of Sam Hang in there B dass saw Mike Mazzon come 1 in with fir t place in this class followed by Jerry Robinson then Mark Bickers Mark had a blown engine after he completed five laps 0 ignition trouble put Danny Hahn back in fifth place in Class 1 Now that the clouds rolled in a few rain drops covered the area and the temperature cooled down the race was over With everything loaded up and everyone headed home some to make repairs others to display their trophies and all to get ready for the next race in Tallahassee See you then built to take it IRS BUS DIFF II 1 POWER RACK AND PINION STEERING DRIVE FLANGES Manufactured from 4340 chromoly steel Special heat treat makes these parts virtually bullet proof Two Models for both the 002 091 diffs Drilled for the 930 Turbo CV joint The SACO rack rides on a replaceable teflon pad features center mount tie rods to eliminate bumpsteer Comes complete with the slave cylinder seNo unit coupler pump reseNoir tank fittings for AN lines outer boots and mounting brackets I 16 ALUMINUM RACING WHEELS Spu n aluminum design Heat treated for ultimate strength Available in 3 wide fronts 6 wide rears Replaceable halves for easy maintenance 5 Bolt NI pattern only STEERING HUB COUPLER 11 FULL RACE SIDE COVERS Can be used like stock or with a drive flange support bearing with SACO drive flanges which adds up to maximum support in a critica 1area especially if inboard disc brakes are mounted 6061 aluminum splined hub coupler complete with three grade 8 bolts in the pattern of most accessory steering wheels wel on splined steel hub and an aircraft quality qur k release RACE STRENGTH TURBO CV CAGE Much stronger than stock with the abii ity for increased axle angle Machined from a high tensile strength alloy heat treated to 38 40 Rockwell and polished _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 213 863 1504 11318 NORWALK BL SANTA FE SPRINGS CA 90670 October 1984 Page 33

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THE SUPERSTITION 150 Steve Schmidt Goes Solo to Win Overall in a Baja Bug Photos Roger Lopez By Jeff Tolson Bob Hummel had to fight hard for his second in Class 1 2 1600 taking the spot by one even minute away from Denver Webster at the flag area in favor of short course racing at the Imperial County Fairgrounds But all through the 1980s to date the area still continues to host numerous motorcycle and 3 wheeler events It was Otis Fudpucker the promoter of several District 38 AMA motorcycle event who brought four wheel competition back to Plaster City last A4gust Otis stated that he would like to establish an annual event around Plaster City but that he is not sure a twilight race in the middle of August is the way to go in the future For his first race in 1984 Steve Schmidt drove all alone for4 swift laps to win overall over the Class 5 of Perry McNeil by a very skinny 5 minutes he looked at the crowded calendar and saw an open time After more than two years a popular sport for challenging professional off road racing Al zone in August and scheduled his absence off road racing for cars off road events for many years Williams staged his Borrego event returned to the desert just west of Names like Carrizo Wash Sand Rough 100s over various routes But what seemed to be an El Centro CA The occasion was Dam the Bombing Range in the late 1960s and early 1970s the first annual Superstition 250 Coyote Wash and the mud hill in an era where the desert was open date period was quickly a twi night affair on August 18 bring out fond memories for long relatively open for such activity crowded with the Pyle Driver and the BLM and various short course event in Bakersfield The section of the desert given time off road competitors Back in the dawn of environmentaBst groups did not set on the same weekend Otis over to off road vehicles has been have the far reaching influence said there had been some they do today Next came Wayne discussion with the short course Shea and his lmperi al Valley promoter about a date change Racing Association with several but in the end the date wasn t events around El Centro and changed and it would have been finally Walt Lott moved into the difficult with the desert event area with his W R A Borrego permits at any rate So on August 18 as the 6 00 Bash in the late 1970s Then four wheel type off road p m start time neared the field competition trailed off when the for the Superstition 250 HORA departed the Plaster City numbered 32 entries It was not _ Mark Murphree had problems on the last lap and failed to finish but his team st I got a third spot In Class 5 CALIFORNIA PHONE ORDER HOUSE CROWN MFG RAPID COOL TRI MIL WESTERN AUTO TIRES BILSTEIN CENTERLINE CIBIE HEWLAND PORSCHE TURBO C V SEARD SEATS PARKER PUMPER TECTIRA TIRES SUPER TRAPP GEM GEARS

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The Class 10 field was no more the only one to finish in the race Robert Whitted Steve after the second lap when the Bill group was Max Johnson in Lawrence and Dave HendrickHammack entry lost second gear 6 00 38 driving his 1200 cc son Hendrickson was 13th and parked and the Mustang of Class 9 buggy Johnson also and the final finisher out of John Hutchison retired also _and gained fourth overall the 32 starters and both several others just vanished into Andy Devercelly and family finishers and DNFs claimed that the night took the win in the 5 1600 field Otis had laid out one of the most Going into the fourth and final and fifth overall and it has been challenging courses ever seen in lap it looked to be an all Baja Bug some time since Deyercelly has this part of the desert The water show The solo effort of Steve been seen off road racing Sixth on course left over froma flash Schmidt was beating back the overall a nd second in l c2 1600 flood the day before the race challenge of Perry McNeil also class went to Bob Hummel in a made the route more than the in a Class 5 At the flag it was Funco only a minute ahead of usual challenge Schmidt with first overall and the Denver Webster who was third Still everyone had a good time Class 5 victory with a time of in l 2 160Q George Gowland and most indicated they would 5 15 46 Perry McNeil finished was next fourth in 1 2 1600 like to see an annual affair in the Andy Anderson started out well in his Funco in Class 1 2 1600 but his race second with a total time of followed by the 1600 Cheno 1 th was over after just two of the four laps El Centro area maybe at a 5 21 29 Third overall and tops of Phil Green different time of the year The was well o ff the race leader s pace Bugs doing the best in the top among the 1 2 1600s was Tim Tenth overall and first in Class race was so well received by those of 2 28 01 the two lap time three spots and a 5 1600 was McDonnell who drove solo in his 1 honors went to the Chevy posted by Steve Smitty fourth overall while Max Badnoch s sponsored Raceco to pickup of Dick Walker and Jim involved that Otis Fudpucker Schmidt Actually after two Johnson had his Class 9 1200 cc a good time of 5 22 31 Taking Saldi A trio of 5 1600s made up has scheduled a rerun for 1985 on August 10 same time same tough laps it was the Class_ 5 Baja single seater in fifth overall the Class 100 victory and being the final three finishers in the start finish line It will be fun AD RA Arizona Desert Racing Association Saturday October 20 1984 WIN FREE ENTRIES Most Used and Abused Award r 1 Must sign up for this award at race Special sign up sheet Sign up before last Sportsman starts 2 Best Class Finish Car must enter all 3 races _But need not finish all 3 to win DNF 15 points Low points wins 3 Prizes 280 in free entries in Sonoita to Rocky Point not transferable 4 Must be at least two teams competing for this award NO PR E RUNNING SPECIAL NOTICE The City of Phoenix Zoning Dept has aske_d us to stop pe_ople coming to our home for entries Something about traffic in residential area and neighbors complaining can you 1mc1gme If you do come over please park on 14th Streei around the corner and not on Granada THANKS 1st Overall Pro Bonus P yoff Paid if ouer 45 total pro entries Class 1 100 00 Class 2 200 00 Class 10 300 00 Class 5 400 00 Class 4 500 00 Class 7 700 00 Class 8 500 00 Bring Your Toys And Play In Mexico Pre Tech Your Car At But not on the race track or in the pits Last Year s Winners Pro 1 Larry Ragland Chaparral Pro 1600 Johri Gardner Funco Pro 5 Frank Evans Baja Pro 2 Mike Johnson Sandhawk Sportsman 1 Danny Foddrill Chaparral Sportsman 1600 Jim Kirk Homemade Ugly Sportsman 1600 Ltd Ben Pierpont Beards Sportsman 2 Paul Nolte Woods Vulcan Sportsman 5 Greg Burgin Baja Beginner Coleman McArthur Beards OREO Offroad Center of Tucson Brandwood Tucson OffRoad Performance DIRTRIX Palmers Speed Equipment Sunland Custom Buggies Woods Off Road Products T U F Off Road Tucson has donated a gold Seiko Quartz Watch for the O erall pro point champion of 1984 Christmas in October let s help the children especially Bring a sack of clothes or a bag of food Racers are uery popular because we think of others All cars must be driven through Tech Line at race even though pre teched at above shops Pre teching speeds up the process 50 Gift Certificate To Sportsman Class Winners Must haue 5 or more in class Certificate to any shop listed in contingencies Rule Book available on request Ph_one 602 252 1900 ADRA 1000 Guaranteed to 1st Super Pro regardless of entries Start in Drawn Position Points As Usual Race Same Laps As All Pros Add 100 To Entry Fee Regular Pro Payoff Plus Super Pro Money 80 of Super Pro Money Paid Back Super Pro Payoff Schedule 1 10 Cars 1st 100 of available 11 15 Cars 1st 80 2nd 20 16 Cars 1st 70 2nd 20 3rd 10 Dusty Times Lc JI D J JLc J THE ARIZONA DESERT RACING ASSOCIATION 1408 E Granada Road Phoenix Arizona 85006 602 252 1 900 Pro Points Challenge 1984lilANT Off MMD CEV1 Ela 2400 ADRA Contribution 100 per race __ 600 Driver Contribution 10 per race _ 1370 6th RACE TOTAL 4370 1983 Total Was 3 010 1984 Could Top 6 500 October 1984 Page 35

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Alan Rohrer and Paul McCain had to finish the race on 3 wheels but they kepi hustling down the trail to a 3rd fn Class 1 2 1600 Jim Cope finally got his front engined Buick V 6 powered buggy working and with co driver Dave Schulte they were second In Class 1 There Is silt In Northern Nevada for sure as Eric Verling found out Despite heavy rains the Lahanton Valley Ls still a dusty run record The first historic moment and the first time ever on a desert race was when a 1 2 1600carwonoverallatthel982 Virginia City 200 Last Labor Day it was a Class 10 that not only won overall but the ca as the first vehicle to physically cross the finish line The historic feat was Text Photos Joe Stephan accomplished by a young team treatment Race act1v1t1es second generation racers Rick When the first off road race mountains above Dayton Since centered around the Old Corner Bower 25 and Kevin Ohnstad these were the only mills for was held in 1849 and it is better Bar which has stood since 1859 22 recorded a blistering 4 18 49 known as the California Gold hundreds of miles in the 1860s and still has giant metal doors in their Eagle tandem running as there was an experiment of Rush one of the checkpoints was that were closed when trouble a single seater The same duo a tiny settlement on the banks of hauling ore across the desert to the Carson River in northwest Dayton by camel train but it from gun fights to miner s riots won Class 10 at the recent struck Along with hosting Virginia City event too ern Nevada There as in later didn t work out for long The _large scale westward immigra town was also the site of Adolph registration and tech there were Ohnstad whose father Joel had tions the river was the first fresh Sutro s legendary tunnel built to street dances out front on both just bought the buggy from water after crossing the deadly drain the mines of Virginia City Saturday and Sunday night It Bower s father Dick drove the desert which claimed thousands of water and gasses It was a real happened just down the street first half Jubilant Bower said of lives In 1858 Ragtown and engineering feat though the mine from the Old Odean Hall where later It was a change in strategy they were usually down to rags owners originally thought Sutro one hundred years ago a town suggested by Joel and it worked dance included the Calvary from out great The car worked great when they made it had grown was nuts Like most of the legendary nearby Fort Churchill who had nd when Kevin gave it to me we large enough to become Nevada s first city It was just in time to be Nevada mining towns Dayton their horses stolen by the Indians Just boogied on for the win We weren t really trying for first a checkpoint on Nevada s second today is a mere shadow of itself while they were inside dancing The start finish line in Dayton overall but we just kept on Labor Day weekend s VORRA off road race the 1861 Pony 300 in that light was probably the was more civilized than motorvating and we did it Express runs Gold and silver became a main biggest thing to hit town since the VORRA s usual desolate site at Needless to say two very proud stay of the town now called last Indian raid A large Weeks which has been the place papas beamed their approval A strong northwest continDayton Activity ranged from homemade bann er reading for VORRA desert races twice a year since 1976 The Dayton gency was again present Winner Dayton Welcomes VORRA mmmg to some 40 or e processing mills mostly kept Racers greeted the large locale also made for an unusual of the spring Weeks 250 overall busy by ore from the more entourage when they arrived in but more challenging race David Brown came across second famous Virginia City in the town and they got the red carpet course Starting at the high overall here in his strong Baja school the route went back Bug to score the Class 2 and 5 wards on the Frontier 500 combined win at 4 28 44 course up and over the Brown the overall winner of mountains and past the his oric four of his last six desert races Como Mines on the way to saidheranalonemostoftheday Weeks There racers set out on and had only the 1Class 1 winner two laps around the usual course in front of him when Bower in the Lahanton Valley and passed on the way back into surrounding hills Following the Dayton course from Dayton to Weeks Just 19 years old northwest was a sweep crew of safety driver Gary Wey rich was first off vehicles because after the two the line and he used that to good Weeks laps the racers were sent advantage in bringing the car back onto the Vegas to Reno home to the Class 1 victory in a route the opposite direction to time of 4 4 7 21 Jim Cope has the finish line back in Dayton finally gotten his front engined An even 70 vehicles left Buick V 6 buggy working and he Dayton one every minute and was second in the 12 car Class 1 when the dust cleared for the field at 4 49 30 His co driver Rick Bower and Kevin Ohnstad never put a wheel wrong en route to their second time in its eleven year was Dave Schulte who got astounding first overall In the big Class 10 Eagle chassis h 1 s to r y V O R R A h a_d_a_n_e_w__t a b b e d__ f o r_t h e __d _u _t _ Y ___ a ft er THE VORRA 300 DESEIJT RACE breaking his own entry prerunning There were 17 starters fnClass 1 2 1600 and the race went to Bill Lott the 1982 VORRA Overall Champion This was Lott s first start of the year and he proved he hadn t lost his touch by cutting a third overall time of 4 34 37 Lott surprised second placing James Ward and Terry Jeffers who finished in 4 40 03 and they went back to southern California Barstow in fact very impressed with their first VORRA race Third in 1 2 1600 was taken bytheteamofAlRoherandPaul McCain driving Lee Evan s buggy They came in on three wheels in 4 43 33 having taken a front wheel off to put on the rear halfway down the run to the finish Their finish however should be good enough for the 1000 first prize in VORRA s inaugural 750 Series a three race desert points race within the overall points race Sevenfourwheeldriverigsput on a ripper of a race which finally went to the swift Jeep CJ 7 of John Deetz who had VORRA President Ed Robinson s 15 year old son Troy riding his first race with him They recorded a 5_ 00 47 time despite a stop to fix a hung up in first gear shifter that keptactinguptherestoftheway The Jeep also had too much toe out on the front end and wandered at over 100 mph One of the best indications of VORRA s increasing level of competition is two time Heavy Metal class champion D_o n German s struggle to lead the dass this year in points For the second desert race in a row he wasn t on the winning end this trip enduring a flat tire a failing transmission a broken transfer case and he also lost the power steeripg An exhausted German showed off badly blistered hands after his 5 19 08 second place run Mike Povey finished third after having to stop six miles from the start to remove and drain a carburetor full of water The Wacky Racer team of Doug Robinson and J R Donaldson brought their Jeep pickup into the end of the first lap at Weeks and promptly spotted t e Kiwanis Club lunch trailer They pulled over and had lunch before continuing on to finish fourth in class Craig Redding and Sam Berri _took the 15 entry Sportsman race honors bringing their Hi Jumper in to a 5 17 11 finish The hobby level 100 entry class raced for a 300 purse of It was his first race for the year but Reno s Bl I Lott came out strong to win their own this round as opposed Class 1 2 1600 and place a super third overall to trophies only at short course Rick Bower and Kevin Ohnstad v in Overall w ith a Cla s 10 Eagle C O R E PIT TEAM C O R E offers unique pit servi9es at western desert races a family oriented club with social activities and much more for its members C O R E also has a program of one time guest pit service for out of the area competitors Get all the information on C O R E Jim Branstetter President 818 881 6708 17453 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BIii Candon and John Foody finished in their 1 2 1600 despite spending some time upside down In a ditch with Art Jackson races Several key DNFs played a role in the final standings Vic Ver ling had just taken first on the road on the first Weeks lap when the trans let go short of Checkpoint 3 This put the Virginia City 200 winner out for the day Roy Clouse was having one of his best Class 1 runs unofficially second in a long time in the big V 8 Mirage when he succumbed to front end troubles on the second Weeks lap The strong Class 2 of Joe Falloon and Don Ward came up with no brakes when they showed up for late tech race morning so they were nonstarters Defending VORRA overall champion Jimmy Lawrence continued to have a bad season when the car broke after leading Class 2 and 5 early on Lawrence was later seen going lasso tricks with his tow strap along side the trail trying to signal I need a tow Mike Bishop broke his ribs in the dangerous sport of softball two weeks before the race so he put Art Jackson in his 1 2 1600 Funco Jackson caught a three foot deep rut going through the mountains on the way to Weeks and flipped over into a ditch Bill Landon trying to miss him also went over into the ditch and his two seater hit Jackson Both were The VORRA race was the biggest thing to hit town since the Pony Express and tech happened In front of the nostalgic Old Corner Bar pi Ill d out by the sweep cars and continued though an hour down Jackson broke a stub axle in the whoop de doos coming off the dry lake after Checkpoint 2 and the pit area at Weeks He walked back to the pits but was unable to explain why he carried the rear brake drum with him Bishop and crew rushed out to do repairs and put Don Alexander in to replace a worn out Jackson Don made a lap and a half before the right front spindle link holder broke just as _ he was catching another car near Check 3 Don said Then the right front wheel passed me Bishop said there wasn t enough time to get to him make repairs and get him to the finish before the time ran out and that meant it was Brewski Time Two time VORRA overall champion Larry Zimmerman made a return to action with Garen McCune The two decided to build a new Class 10 the Monday before the race They picked up a Chassis Works frame from Dennis Harris and spent night and day working They got the unpainted racer with taped on numbers to late tech at 7 a m race morning having driven through the night from Zimmerman s shop in Sacramento The effort paid off with a fine finish sixth in Class 10 at 6 17 50 To say the VORRA 300 in Dayton was a success would be an understatement The racing was great and everyone enjoyed the new format Concerns about controlling the two way race route between Weeks and Dayton proved groundless with a 45 minute buffer between the completion of the road sweep The 1983 VORRA overall points champ Jimmy Lawrence was leading the combined Class 2 and 5 for a time but he later broke beyond repair and the time the first car started the return run Thirty six surviving finishers collected a 6300 race purse and due to the efforts of Mike Bishop and his Blue Max Racing VORRA s contingency program saw Super Boot HPS andJa Mar paying out money and product to the winners at Dayton Most of the event was fun particularly the reception by the local residents of Dayton who made everyone right at home From barbeques to Monday morning s excellent champagne awards brunch it was no secret that the town folk love the race One local woman told of the town grouch who commented he hoped the race would come back saying This is neat You can t ask for a better endorsement than that Silver Dust Racing Association Presents Third Annual SILVER DUST 400 November 17 1984 Down home close by racing in warm and sunny Las Vegas Nevada A ninety five mile loop course run through the warm refreshing Southern Nevada desert Final points race in 1984 Nevada Triple Crown OH Road Championship for off road race cars motorcycles and ATV s Champion crowned immediately after Silver Dust 400 Guaranteed Purse Classes David Brown came from Oregon to go racing seriously and Brown raced hard won the combined Class 2 and 5 and was second overall Class 1 2 Class5 Class 6 Class 7s Class 9 Class 10 1 2 1600 5 1600 Class 11 Professional Bike Classes 125 250 Open Veteran Over 30 Payback One through five cars 80 payback to first place only Over five entries guaranteed 2000 00 to first place 81 20 payback One through five bikes 80 payback to first place only Over five entries guaranteed 1000 00 to first place 81 20 payback Silver Dust Racing Assaciatia Phone 702 459 0317 P 0 Box 7380 Los Vegas NV 89125 There were seven 4 x 4s at Dayton and John Deetz whipped along despite problems with the Jeep CJ 7 to win the class In good time Dusty Times October 1984

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THE GIANT OFF ROAD SNOWFLAKE BUGGY BASH Off Road Racing in the High Country of Arizona By Steve Cheuvront Labor Day weekend is something everyone looks forward to and in Arizona it means a special treat for off road racers The Arizona Desert Racing Association along with the Giant Off Road Centers put on the Snowflake Buggy Bash The race is special for several reasons and one is that the course is both fast and nasty Also the climate is very cool something quite welcome after the summer heat of 110 in the city The race site is in the White Mountains of Arizona in a small place called Aripine The elevation is 6300 feet and the fresh thin air makes the engines run cool and strong The long weekend and the cool air brought out a husky entry of 110 starters This is a great number for a local racing organization Pretty soon the folks in California Nevada and the whole southwest will fun recognize that Arizona has quality racing with stiff competition The ADRA race format is broken down into three divisions The Pro division races first and runs for 150 miles They are followed by the Sportsman in various classes who cover 100 miles The last race of the day is for Beginners who do battle for 50 miles and often the same race car will be in all three events with different drivers at the helm ln the first race for the Pros the Class 1 cars led off the line First to leave was Ed Beard the fellow who manufactures the famous Beard Super Seats Beard not only won his class but he also won overall as well and set fast lap in the process The competition was tight with Larry Noel Chaparral breathing down Beard s neck the whole distance Noel was unlucky enough to be introduced to a telephone pole It was a close dice for a time but John Gardner kept it together to not only win Pro Class 10 but he took a fine second overall Starting last in the Pro race the Ranson racer survived the course to win the Class 1 2 1600 honors with a clean run TOUGH ENOUGH TO FINISH DIE CAST frame takes the punishment Synthesized technology no crystals to fail or shake apart 90 watts of TALK POWER to give those extra miles when help is needed pace LANDMASTER Ed Beard was first off the line led the Pro Class cars from flag to flag set fast lap of the day and won Class 1 and overall One piece construction eliminates the need for external power amplifier A Race radio _ communicates your crisis instantly puts you back in the running The phone pole won of course but Larry kept on trucking Although the wheel was hanging on by a prayer he finished second in class and third overall A very popular class the 10 cars were next to start The end of the first lap saw three drivers within seconds of each other Two cars were actually tied in first place Jack Woods the man who makes Woods Trailing Arms and John Gardner Following closely by only seconds was Dwight Lundell Dwight is a story by himself When asked what he did for a living he said he was a plumber This seemed natural until it was revealed later that he is a heart surgeon However that seems to be the attitude of most of the off road crowd no brag just performance on the track Jack Woods was out of it on the third lap and the race was down to the wire between Gardner and Lundell John Gardner pulled out all the stops and picked up the victory in Class 10 and a fine second overall Class 2 was the next group to take the green flag and eleven of the two seat wonder wagons were ready to do battle Among the open wheel cars was the Class 8 Chevy of Steve McEachren and we chose to start last in this class With the truck in the ranks it makes pa ssing in the rocks dust and trees a bit more challenging Steve Shirley who won this race overall in 1983 in a Class 1 car picked up the Class 2 victory in 1984 followed by Patterson and third went to the big truck driven by Steve McEachren The Blazing Turtles of Class 5 were next to do battle and they were led off the line by Frank Evans Frank was driving his new Birtrix Class 5 He was very hard to beat in his old car and he will be next to impossible to beat in the new Bug Frank won the Class 5 honors and picked up fifth overall as a b6nus Second in class was John Runnerudd one of the best tranny builders in the state WHY AREN T YOU A DUSTY TIMES DEALER Ill FREE CONSULTATION RACING COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY CALL OR WRITE TODAY 213 426 7077 SELL TO YOUR CUSTOMERS PRESENT TO YOUR PREFERRED CUSTOMERS U P S EVERY MONTH TO YOUR DOOR YOU PAY NO SHIPPING CHARGES GET ALL THE RACE AND RALLY NEWS FROM THE TOP OFF ROAD JOURNALISTS Contact PHONE CONSULTANTS INTERNATIONAL 2888 GUNDRY AVE Page 38 SIGNAL HILL A 90806 October 1984 DUSTY TIMES 5331 Derry Avenue Suite 0 Agoura CA 91301 213 889 5600 Dusty Times

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Dwight Lundell raced neck and neck with the Class 10 winner all the way and Lundell ended up second in Class 10 by mere seconds The only truck in the entry Steve McEachren put his Chevrolet into Class 2 and the Class 8 racer came home third in class There were a dozen starters in the Sportsman Class 2 contest and it was Brad Griffith who came in the big winner in the class Frank Evans showed off his brand new Class 5 racer and Evans Steve Shirley who won this event overall last year in a Class 1 car sailed to the Class 2 victory in 1984 in the Pro class event Last of the Pro classes was 1 2 1600 Mel Jarvis was the early leader by nearly three minutes but he left the track and was impaled on a stump unable i o move Ransom took the top honors while Tony Tellier came in second The Sportsman race was next on the schedule and there were 54 cars in this field led off the start by the Class 1 cars Jim Travis was the early leader but third lap problems saw him drop well down to finish sixth in class The Class 1 winner was Mark Larsen with a margin of three minutes followed home by Bud Hamblin The Class 2 Sportsman were next to leave and twelve of the two seat hopefuls took the green flag However the flag to flag winner was Brad Griffith Brad picked up the class victory and a fine third overall Dave Wood was second in the class and Hendricks took home the third place trophy The most hotly contested challenge was the Sportsman 1600 open class 10 with more hot shoes than any other Sportsman group These racers are out for blood The green flag saw eleven cars raise dust as they sped off into the course The prerace favorites did not disappoint the crowd as Jeff Sanders James Kirk and Jim Allison were really strutting their stuff After one lap Jim and Gail Allison were in the lead by merely six seconds over Sanders with Kirk following by 10 seconds Th se guys were really burning up the track After two laps Kirk had the lead withSanders and Allison only seconds back Everyone was holding their breath to see the outcome Poor Jeff Sanders had a problem on the third lap and was out of the hunt But Jim Allison crossed the finish line first and hot on his heels was James Kirk Jim Kirk was the leader on time in a real cliff hanger Kirk not only won 1600 class honors but Dusty Times a frequent winner went even faster winning the class and 5th overall he got overall fast _time h_onors in _ _put_on a real show These cars are Sportsman too Jim Allison was second and this pair will be doing some good racing again down the line Sportsman Class 5 produced ten starters wow Pete Sohren was the flag to flag winner with Burgin finishing second The real race in this class was between Lee Finke and Breitkreitz who finished only nine seconds apart with Finke claiming third place It seemed the 1600 cars would never end with a herd on the start line and the 1600 limited class basICally stock buggies and many have swing arm rear suspension which must make for an interesting ride to say the least The winner of this big class was Ben Pierpont followed by Ed Faulkner and Jim Wood There were three 5 1600 Bajas in the Sportsman field and Roger Lake was the winner in this group The fihal race involved the Beginner classes and for real enjoyment this is hard to beat The Beginners are driving new cars or borrowed cars or cars Mark Larsen was the big winner in Sportsman Class 1 and he won by a big 3 minutes and also placed 2nd overall In the group barely able to compete The spread of driving skill varies between experienced drivers to the fellow who asks how the shifting pattern goes The Beginners also face a race track that looks like it has been bombed or at least chewed up by a D 9 cat Sitting on the line the Beginners wear expressions that run the gamut from confidence to sheer terror Finally the green flag dropped and the Beginners begari having their fun and some did have a good race The Class 1 winner was Mike Orcutt and Sam Wilshire was second Sam was doing a story on the race and was driving Ed Beard s car Class 2 went to the youngest Sappington brother and Hitchcock came in second Craig Wilde won the Class 10 title while Dana Mills took home the limited 1600 victory The racing action was over forthe day but the campfires were started and the story telling began A s the evening went on the stories grew better and that too is part of off road racing 209 439 2114 6 HOURS OF BORRBCO DATE NOVEMBER 17 1984 ENTRY FEE 300 00 REGISTRATION INSURANCE 50 00 DRAWING FOR START POSITIONS NOVEMBER 10th 1984 POST ENTRY FEE DUE AFTER NOV 10th 350 00 DEPOSIT for START POSITION DRAWING 100 00 REGISTRATION TECHNICAL INSPECTION FRIDAY NOV 16th 3 9 00 p m RACE STARTS SAT NOV 17th at 9 00 a m RACE FORM AT ALL CLASSES HAVE 6 HOURS TO COMPLETE THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF LAPS POSSIBLE ONLY COMPLETED LAPS COUNT IN FINAL SCORING RACE COURSE LONG DESERT TYPE COURSE IN THE BORREGO DESERT SOUTH OF PALM SPRINGS AND WEST OF THE SALTON SEA October 1984 Page 39

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Huge Crowd Turned Out for Score Canada s Inaugural Laurentide Autocross in Rimouski t Rimouski The racers said Stadium Autocross held each initially where on earth is June and he contacted George Rimouski Well it was once a Dodd President ofScore Canada small Q ebec fishing community about putting his show on the on the banks of the St Lawrence road and taking it into Rimouski Yes into Rimouski is th right River Today it is a highly industrialized city of well over phrase Potvin had been 100 000 population about 325 promoting some drag races ana miles northeast of Montreal The tractor pulls in Rimouski s concept of producing a industrial park and a large vacant championshtp off road short lot right in front of the course race in Rimouski came sponsoring Molson Brewery was from local businessman Bertrand an ideal spot to produce an Potvin Potvin has been a autocross event Potvin and the s ctator at the giant Montreal Le Club Acceleration de NEW QUICK JACK FOR THE NEW BIG RACE CARS Here is a new technology quick jack to match the new technology in the ong travel race_cars so successful in off road racing today This quick Jack has a total 1 1ft height of 22 inches will stand by itself when raised to full he1 ht and 1t d oes not require a person to sit on it while the car is up 1 1 the air The new Jack has an excellent leverage ratio and one man can hft the rear end ofa heavy two seater by himself The jack is made from the finest mgred1ents and it breaks down for ease of storage and transportation TWO MODELS AVAILABLE CLUB DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE 18 LIFT 59 99 22 LIFT 9 99 DEALER INQUIRIES INVITED GENERAL MACHINE SERVICES 29300 3RD LAKE ELSINORE CALIF 92330 Telephone 714 674 7365 Page40 Rimouski pitched in and installed fences awund a pit area grandstands were erected on the paved streets of the industrial park just a few feet from the track and most of the nitty gritty work was done long before the late August race date A huge and well organized marketing campaign was launched months before the race and the reward was an enormous turn out in spectators for th inaugural event Racers usually peform better before packed grandstands and so they did at Rimouski The event was important to the drivers serious about the Score Canada points The home town driver from Rlmouskl Daniel Deland swept the Hobby Class series for it was a double points heals on both Saturday and Sunday delighting the crowd race It was also a tune up for the Riverside California running of important win The Rimouski winner in off road racing in_his the Score Off Road World driver won it all in front of a own area and he once again Championship The Canadian large hometown crowd Deland surprised the visitors by winning series points leaders in class after outlasted M _arc Andre Kuch the Hobby honors again on Rimouski earned a trip to from Lavel Quebec to take the Sunday again followed to the Riverside jointly sponsored by victory Deland is a regular flag by Kuch Score Canada and Score I ternational Other changes from the usual Score Canada Autocross series include the important sponsor ship from Molson via their Laurentide brand beer Also this event held a guaranteed purse in every class no matter what the entry count and a record purse of 6 000 was on tap for the serious racers The Autocross held to its two day schedule however with a race for each class on Saturday and a main event for each class on Sunday The Hobby Class open wht el cars are homebuilt buggy chassis In the first heat for the Hobby II was worth the trip north from New Jersey for Tom Surace He drov class Dan Deland took an Berrien Buggy fast lo win Class 1 2 1600 both days October 1 984 Dusty Times

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John McPherson from Ontario had a perfect weekend winning both heats in Class 10 and Class 1 and the Challenge of Champions finale Gord and Linda Schlamb had to three wheel It on Saturday but came back strong on Sunday to take 2nd place In the truck racing In the Saturday 12 lap run for the 1 2 1600 cars Raynald Vaillancourt from Laval Quebec took the early lead After five laps the hard charge of Tom Surace from New Jersey saw Surace pass to take the lead in his Berrien while Vaillancourt was busy fighting off the Challenge of Gordon Zima from Connecticut Surace was clearly in command and he took his well earned victory Vaillancourt Zima and American Rocky Knudsen followed him to the flag On Sunday the 1 2 1600 action was nearly a carbon copy of the first heat Surace once again proved his supremacy at the expense of Vaillancourt who again finished in second place Third went to Serge Lambert from St Jerome Quebec and Jim Antes from Conway Mass was fourth Class 10 cash was once again the special province of 25 year old John McPherson who has won a lot of races this year in his Eastern Force Berriens Adding to the long list of triumphs including the Canadian Stadium championship Series title McPherson turned in a pair of flawless performan ce s at Rimouski to win C lass 10 on both days John charged the bumpy course as if it were a 01 Long haul award winner Tom Seckman from Tampa Florida tried out his new Chenowth Magnum and earned a second and a third In Class 10 Jerry Bundy came from Kentucky to race his Jeep and the LeDuc built marvel took him to 1st place In Cass 4 both days Ontario charger Bill Lefeuvre got his own Berrien together for the Sunday Class 1 race and he flew to a fine second Curl LeDuc brought his new Class 7 Ranger to Rlmouskl but with no other class entries he ran with the Class 4 trucks t third highway and floated over the most severe obstacles Winner of the longest tow award Tom Seckman came from Tampa Florida to contend the Class 10 honors is his new and tidy Chenowth Magnum Seckman unfortunately lost a right rear wheel and brake caliper in Saturday morning practice Tom s brother Sam did the mechanic work got the Magnum on the grid but it was minus a right cutting brake Tom Seckman still drove hard to a clean second in Class 10 on Saturday and thi rd on Sunday Behind McPherson and Seckman on Saturday Quebec racers did well Normand Vaillancourt of the Richard Buggy Racing T earn too k third and C laude Tetreault was fo urth The next day Richard Dagenais of the Richard Buggy Team put on his best performance of the year to earn second behind McPherson ahead of Seckman and Vaillancourt Merely three trucks arrived up north in Rimouski And the surprise of the weekend came from Jerry Bundy from Rockville Kentucky Bundy drove his beautifully prepped Curt LeDuc built Class 4 Jeep to victory on both days Curt LeD c himself tried out his new C lass 7 Ford Ranger and took second on Saturday after surviving an oil fire Gord Schlamb was third and the Ontario based racer did half the distance on three wheels On Sunday Schlamb kept the wheels in place to earn a good second whife LeDuc lost rear shocks and _ended up third The final points race each day is Class 1 and John McPherson also dominated this action in another Eastern Force Berrien On Saturday fellow Ontarian Bili Lefeuvre damaged his only Berrien in the Class 10 race and he needed Class 1 points So and Tom Seckman was third in McPherson driving his Class 1 the Magnum car lent Lefeuvre his Class 10 car The Sunday program ended for the Class 1 event Sad to say with a Challenge of Champions after a few laps Lefeuvre endoed race and to no one s surprise the Eastern Force Berrien John McPherson won that race as causing only slight damage to the wdl his fifth first place of the wing but it slowed him down a weekend good deal Meanwhile The first annual Laurentide McPherson had a long lead and International Autocross flew on to victory Dave Lofland Challenge in Rimouski was quite from New Jersey was second a success Score Canada and Lefeuvre was third immediately announced plans to On Sunday McPherson again return to Rimouski next year won the contest but Lefeuvre perhaps on a somewhat different back in his own car took second date PERFORMANCE PRODUCTS COMPETITION BRAKE WITH BALANCE BEAM JAMAR now offers a dual cylinder brake assembly with a balance beam to provide precise independent adjustment of front and rear braking force The balance beam is made of 4130 chromoly and features a floating point of balance The floating pivot point on the beam and heim ends on both sides make it the smoothest operating pedal available It s unique locking feature allows easy visual inspection of the balance location The all new JAMAR pedal is made of 12 guage coldrolled steel to handle the rigors of off road use It comes with a no sli p foot pad and is also available with a rubber foot pad cover The CA3 includes JAMAR s large capacity master cylinders available in three sizes for disc or drum type brakes They feature captivated push rods new convoluted gaskets and caps which are easy to remove The mounting bracket is cast aluminum treated to a T 6 condition and can be mounted on the floor or under the dash MANUFACTURERS OF THE FINEST IN OFF ROAD PRODUCTS Contact you r local JAMAR dealer or write 42066 C Avenida Alvarado Temecula CA 92390 714 676 2066 The early leader on Saturday Raynald Vaillancourt had to settle for second In 1 2 1600 both days driving his Quebec built racer Dusty Times October 1984 Page 41

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THE BUDWEISER FOREST RALLY when a local driver wandered he is well known to off road onto a stage and then demanded racers as the BFGoodrich PR to be let out This put a pretty man It seems that this time the good gap with no dust between crew of the BFG tractor trailer Kelsey and Nowicki and that gap headed by Jerry Renaldo meant faster times were possible brought Ed some potted trees for the Nissan running dust free figuring it was better if they and Nowicki did just that Steve brought the trees instead of Ed Nowicki with navigator David buying the trees Photos Trackside Photo Enterprises Stone finished 2 minutes and 13 John Buffum s win put him seconds ahead of Richard Kelsey into a tie for first in driver points the tradition and he crashed at and Chris Senske when the GT with Rod Millen in the open class the same point less than a mile class scores were final Third in championship and Audi now into the stage happily with GT class went to Gary Eaton in a has a five point lead on Mazda in damage only to the car Peugeot navigated by ex Rally the Manufacturer standings In Also on the first stage John Chairman Tom Grimshaw and Standard Production points Crawford and Craig Marr went they were only 3 minutes Walter Boyce still has a seven out near the finish line with a behind Kelsey point lead over Doug Shepherd blown oil cooler line Crawford In open class John Buffum had and Dodge leads VW by 13 coasted down hill to the control no trouble winning again with points in the Manufacturer _s point with a dead engine out of th e Quattro navigated by Neil race Among Production GT the rally Bob Voll and Karen Wilson Rod Millen and R Dale drivers Richard Kelsey has a Landau went off the road in the Kraushaar were about two good lead 25 points over Gary blinding dust in their GT class mir iutes off the pace in sec md Webb and Dodge has a seven RX 7 but they did no damage while Ola tromber and Gmny point lead over Mazda for those and were able to continue Reese nailed third _ Doug honors Stage 3 took its toll on Guy Shephe rd a nd Lmda ilcox not Returning to the Tom Light and Jon Wickens The only took th e Production Class Grimshaw saga Tom has retired Olds Omega shot off the road honorS th ey wer fourth overall as Chief Steward of the SCCA into a ditch and Light tried hard as well followed 10 _two seco nds Pro Rally Series There were a to get back on the road and ended by Jon W oodner 10 th e open number of likely candidates and up burning up the clutch and that class Peugeot the one who filled the job was Bill was that After Stage 3 more The meal st0 P was hos_ted_ by Brooks Bill has been iri the rally trouble struck the rally this time th e town of WellS t on Ohio JUS t game for many years and he was from the organizers side of after St age 8 a nd th people_ voted in by the SCCA Rally things The course opening car th ere were very s1 1pport1ve of he Board as the best man for the job executed a roll over while event At l 3 0 10 th e mornmg We wish him all the luck in the clearing through Stage 4 and th ere were several_ hu nd red world and the best of luck to blockedthestage Thecarhadto spectators out gawki_ng at th e Grimshaw who is now be towed out so the stage started rally cars The Bu_d we ser ForeS t navigating for Gary Eaton in the 50 minutes late The result was proved to be a third time charm p that both Stage S and 6 were for _Bob_ Aranosian and his eugeot canceled in order to get the event Pontiac Fiero Bob was a DNF on ongratulations to the Ohio back on schedule before the his first tii_ne o t it i Pennsylvania Valley Region of the SCCA for lunch break and also m M1ch1gan where he such a great job on the 1984 At this point the battle in both couldn get _otf the_starting lin Budweiser Forest Pro Rally stock production and GT class Ar nosian fm1she the r m te m Also many thanks to Claudia was getting tight With both Oh1 and now claims he is ready Chittum of the organizing Henderson and Light out early to wm the next event committee for Rally Week the contest now was betwee Another first time finisher was Northwest Claudia was chosen Doug Shepherd Dodge Shelby Ed Jacobs driving the ex media as the new Press Officer for the Walter Boyce VW GTI and Cal car the Nissan 200 SX Jacob SCCA Pro Rallies and we wish Landau in a Dodge C harger for remember _was the guy ho hit her all the luck and she will need Production honors All three four trees m Pennsylvania and some luck cars were running strong but whether it was a lot more nerve or just plain better driving Shepherd had what it took and won the stock production class with almost four minutes in hand over Cal Landau who just edged past Walter Boyce by a mere eleven seconds The GT class brought out a face we haven t seen on the circuit for quite some time It was Steve Nowicki the 1982 Production Class Champion This year he has a front row seat in a Nissan 300 ZX and his new rally car was built and prepped by Guy Light There was talk of how long it would take Nowicki to get back in the swing of things Richard Kelsey Mazda RX 7 had the lead over Nowicki in five Doug Shepherd and Linda Wilcox had a super run In the Dodge Shelby early stages but he lost that lead winning the usually tight Production Class by nearly four minutes John Buffum Dusts the Colllpetition By Ray Hayworth First on the road after one stage John Buffum and Neil Wilson ran dust free all night and won overall again In the Audi Quattro The excitement was in the air at the Chillicothe Ohio Holiday Inn last August when the Inn hosted the annual running of the Budweiser Forest SCCA Pro Rally for another year The organizers garnered one of the largest entry numbers for any USA Rally in the Pro Series with 79 starters in three classes The Budweiser Forest traveled through the hills of south and central Ohio through 95 stage miles with a total mile count of 300 for the rally Like most of the other events in the SCCA Pro Rally Series this year the Budweiser Forest was very dusty Unfortunately there was no wind at all and the dust hung in the air for hours Several drivers remarked that this was the worst dust they had ever seen on a rally Last year the event featured heaps of rain which is the best remedy for clouds of silt but this year the drivers talked of dust windows the turn of fortune that allowed a competitor to have more than one minute intervals between him and the car in front of him a definite advantage in any kind of heavy weather including dust The Budweiser Forest brought out all of the regulars on the circuit including the open class heroes like John Buffum Audi Quattro Rod Millen Mazda RX7 Jon Woodner PeugeotTurbo and Bruno Kreibich in another Audi Quattro After the seeded draw for starting numbers W oodner was off the line first then came Buffum followed by Millen There were 24 stages on the route with the average stage length of 2 5 miles and John Buffum had no visible problem gaining the first spot on the road in fact he was first on the road on Stage 2 An interesting side note on John Buffum s Audi Quattro is that the day before the rafly the Audi s service crew Salty Sottolano and John Beauvais installed an electric clutch in th four wheel drive wonder The clutch is activated with a touch of a finger thus leaving John s left foot free for braking We asked Rod Millen what he thought Page 41 about the idea and he said I don t think that it would be of significance in the RX 7 A newcomer to the open class ranks was Swedish rally driver Ola Stromberg Ola was hired by veteran ralliest Dick Fitzgerald who recently purchased the Saab 99 turbo of world class rally driver Stig Blomqvist It seems that Fitzgerald is much more comfortable being a team manager than a driver Stromberg put on a pretty good exhibition of handling the monstrous Saab 99 by staying third and fourth all night long and he ended up third in open class and third overall Ola Stromberg along with his navigator Ginny Reese were displeased with the dusty valley stages They were seen finishing quite a few runs with just stock headlights glimmering and once with just the parking lights turned on trying to gain better visibility in the dust In general the rally was trouble free except for a few ea rly mishaps In fact Nial Leslie did not start due to a spun rod bearing on the open class Dodge Charger Gene Henderson put his AMC Eagle SX4 out of the production class competition on the very first stage It was a paved but winding road through the Scioto National Park a spot where last year Jon Woodner decorateg the side of his Peugeot with a tree on the left hand sweeper It seemed that Henderson wanted rn k P up Steve Nowicki came back to rallies with a bang with David Stone navigating Steve won the Production GT honors In his Nissan 300 ZX October1984 New on the scene Swede Ola Stromberg with Ginny Reese navigating thrilled the crowds and took third overall In the Saab 99 Turbo DustyTimes

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THE NEVADA 300 A Cool August Ra ce by the Silver Dust Racing Association The middle event in the Silver Dust Racing Association s Nevada Triple Crown Off Road Championship took place last August with the headquarters in Pioche Nevada Departing from the past format Silver Dust honcho Bert Vaugha n opened the entry to unlimited cars as well as the restricted 1600 racers Still the crowded calendar and the remote locale hampered th success of the event and the entry was disappointing to say the least The race had the backing of the entire Pioche community and the Silver Dust people worked diligently with the local folks the Bureau of Land Management and the Lincoln County authorities to bring off a first class event The start finish line was right in the middle of Pioche The course led down Lacour Street turned right onto Main Street left on Meadow Valley Street and the racers sped past historic buildings in this frontier mining town The residents waved flags at the starting cars and real old west excitement was in the air Leaving town the course headed northeast toward Lake Valley the first checkpoint then continued north past several dude ranches on the forty mile run to Pony Springs and Checkpoint 2 Next the route covered the upper edge of the Fairview Mountain Range before heading west to Muleshoe Valley and Checkpoint 3 the mid point in the hundred mile loop course Turning southeast the course headed back to Pioche over the treacherous Bristol Pass Check 4 the Bristol Silver Mines and the Stampede Gap and finally down Mount Ely into Pioche Members of the Silver Dust Racing Association and the Las Vegas Amateur Radio Club were out early in the morning setting up the checkpoints Promptly at 9 30 in the A M Class 5 driver Ben Bender took the green flag and the race was on Larry Noel from Phoenix Arizona had a strong lead after the first lap driving his Class 1 Chaparral Noel stopped on a red carpet in his pit the site of an abandoned gas station Class 10 driver Al LaSota was next around of the unlimited cars but second on the road and only four minutes behind Noel on time was Mike Spina in his 1 1600 Bunderson Ben Bender lives in Pioche so he had the advantage of pitting in his own driveway All of the starters on four wheels completed the sec ond lap as well but Class 10 racer Roger Ruhlow took over five hours on th loop and then retired LaSota had mechanical problems also and parked for the day and Mike Spina had electrical problems but quick times Still leading the pack was Larry Noel and Spina was second on total time Las Vegas driver John Van Hoove took over for Bender and the crowd in town loved the pit action On the third round Larry Noel turned fast lap of the day with a 2 01 59 and Noel flew back to Pioche first in Class 1 and overall with a total time for the 300 miles of 6 18 09 Mike Spina was flying also and came in second overall and first in the limited class not that far off the pace at 6 56 02 Gordon Barlow was second in limited class and third overall close enough as well with a total time of7 08 53 Ben Bender and John Van Hoove were fourth overall second unlimited and earned the Class 5 trophy Waiting for the racers at the finish line was one of Bert Vaughan s famous barbecues enjoyed by all Everyone in the race said they were impressed with the race organization loved Larry Noel and Tim Kennady came from Arizona to drive their Class 1 Chaparral to first overall and they set fast lap of the day too the course and had a ball Racing past event headquarters Gordon Barlow and Dick Kezele ended up second In the limited 1600 class and third overall on time Ploche s own Ben Bender with John Van Hoove co driving the Class 5 Bug kept It al together to take second place In the open class SPONSOR A WINNER SELECTING THE RIGHT EQUIPMENT can be the difference between a DNF or crossing the finish line first Champions like Rod Hall Manny Esquerra Tom Morris use PCI race radio systems as a vital link in team support PCI understands Off Road Racing and its unique communications problems 15 Years of experience provid s practical cost saving and winning results pace LANDMASTER WRITE FOR YOUR FREE COPY RACER S RADIO GUIDE Ill Mike Spina ran solo In his Bunderson had a good day and was first In the limited 1600 cc class and second overall at the finish line 213 426 7077 l W 3 Pi _ 2888 GUNDRY AVE SIGNAL HILL CA 90806 PHONE CONSULTA NTS INTERNATIONAL Heading Into downtown Pioche Al Lasota and Emory Brazell had some problems with their new car and retired after two long rounds Dusty nmcs Octobcr1984 Page 43

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GRAVELUMA 84 The Largest 4 x 4 Happening in America By Lou Omner The August gathering celebrating the 14th renewal of America s big four wheel drive happening Gravelrama featured three full days of competition in four events Close to 400 competitors from more than half the states in our great nation and from several provinces in Canada were there to have a good time and prove themselves competitors Along with the giant entry about 10 000 spectators each day witnessed four whe ling s most sophisticated racing machinery in sand drags hill climbs and obstacle course competition The weekend started with a colorful 4 x 4 parade from the Gravelrama Pit area into the town of Cleves Ohio When the competition got under way on Saturday with the sand drags what a thrill it was just being there The winners certainly earned their trophies because some classes had up to 45 entries trying to slice just fractions of a second off their time The sand drag course is a one hundred yard dash two at a time in the elimination process The start and timing is handled just like the pavement drags with a Christmas Tree vertical light system for the start and timing clocks indicating elapsed time in each of the two lanes Each vehicle has a number indicating staging rotation and the lower numbers are first while the letter indicates the class The entrants draw the numbers so it is the luck of the draw as to who you race with first The lower number of the two vehicles competing will always be in the right lane This system is maintained throughout the sand drags and the elimination process goes on until there are two left in each class to race for the championship The times on the hundred yard run can range from more than nine seconds for the stock classes to a little less than four seconds for the X classes There are about twenty winners each in his or her class The S classes or stock are the slowest As you progress through the alphabet in reverse the vehicles become Pagc44 faster and more powerful with the X classes being the wildest and the fastest The flat drags all happened on tl ie Saturday and the eliminations took all day with myriad winners in sundry classes Sunday was the busiest day of the meet and it began with the uphill drags These are timed and scored like the flat sand drags but the distance is shorter Later on Sunday the popular Big Eliminator Hill competition began and here the wheel to wheel racing ceases to be Now it is man and machine against the Big One the Big Eliminator Hill and it is quite a challenge The Hill might not look like it is hard to get up and over but the climb is rapidly gaining the reputation of being one of the biggest challenges in four wheeling Imagine what it would be like to drive up a hill made of very small ball bearings That is about the size of the fea gravel that makes this hil such a challenge Gravel has no traction and it is loose and ever moving under the wheels Unless the driver has the right engine right tires and momentum necessary to reach the top of the Big Eliminator Hill he will bury himself frame deep in the 100 foot high slope This is quite an exciting event for spectators The Obstacle Course run took place on Monday and it is getting to be somewhat of an endangered specie The vehicles make this run against the clock and each entry gets only one chance at the course The competitor with the fastest time in the class is the winner The route is made up in an area of small hills sharp turns roller coaster hills and a series of mud and water holes At Cleves it is tight and twisty but it is designed so that the driver parallels the drag strip on b9th sides The course gives the driver a chance to really put the pedal to the metal on the strip and then go back into the obstacle bowl before the finish line It is more than a mile long and is very entertaining for the spectators The Obstacle event finishes off the Gravelrama competition The winners in each class in each type of the four categories are far too numerous to mention but they all deserve congratulations Paul Leventls and Lynn Bobo go off the line side by side during the HIii Drags The Big Ellm HIii is In the background As all the entrants pack up and went to Regan Hermany at 2 51 start home most are thinking of and Di Dunlap took the honor the 1985 Gravelrama next for the women at 2 99 The His August and making plans to and Her Trophy went to Harry improve their rig before the Barton and Sherri Lemon and gathermg starts agam Roger Manson won the Magic Some of the 1984 Gravelrama Mile Award to take home to special awards are worth a Vancouver British Columbia mention In the flat drags Jug The Big T Award went to the Hazensetanewrecordof3 804 Town Country Four and Patty Fox did the same in the Wheelers of Roanoke Virginia women s division with a 4 838 and the first woman over the Big Fast time in the obstacle course Hill was Sandy Crosby Dave Price In Showtfme a modified Class A racer The Price family fields two other cars one for Faith and another for son Kevin Pat Conner is one of three d_ rlvers who have competed in all 15 Gravelramas and Pat once again crested the top of the Big Elim HIii Roger Manson in Rapid Transit comes each year from British Columbia to race the HIii and they have another Miracle Mile award their fifth October 1984 The obstacle course Is full of Jumps and twists and tutns all well marked by white painted tires burled In the ground Dusty Times

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Bounces from the Berm By Jean Calvin TIME WAS when there were plenty bf places to g9 off road racing or just playing off road in or near the Los Angeles megapolis Time was also when there were a number of operating drag strips in the same area Lions at Long Beach San Fernando Orange County all down the tube now leaving only the remote Palmdale strip as a place for drag racers to do their thing In a sad but interesting parallel off road facilities are quickly going down the tube this year The hig shock was the abrupt closing ofSaddleback Park in Orange County Check the details in Judy Smith s Side Tracks column The loss to off road people is great Not only does the Baja Cross Series become an orphan but hordes of recreational riders and drivers that used Saddleback to play are without any place to go in the area The row of specialty shops along Chapman will be victims of the closing of Saddle back too The closest spot now to that shuttered forever facility is over 70 freeway miles north at Indian Dunes the far north end of Los Angeles County Racers can couple the loss of the Baja Cross Series to the apparent loss of the LA County Fairgrounds horse track at Pomona that has been home to the Mickey Thompson stadium series Short course spectator races are going to be missing from the Los Angeles area scene next year and it is the largest population base in the whole country from which to draw such spectators The pity is that the Mickey Thompson Entertainment Group spent two years building a cadre of repeat local spectators for the Pomona events The last couple of races there played to packed houses a real plus for the future of spectator oriented off road racing It is a cinch that the casual Saturday night spectator will not travel far afield say to Bakersfield or Devore when many other sports events are happening closer to home Drawing anotner parallel between drag racing and off road activity as the drag strips around LA closed the incidence of illegal but very real street racing rose accordingly There is a good chance that the afternoon off roader might find some empty land and trespass just because there is no other place to ride or drive an ORV How much better for the sport and the industry it is when enough parks are designated for ORV s those where a few bucks can allow one to drive or ride all days in natural terrain such as that at what used to be Saddleback Park Racing Radio Etiquette Experienced Off Road Race Teams have learned that reliable 2 way communications provide an edge in finishing a race The ability to instantly transmit a trouble call to a chase vehicle or the pit crew saves valuable time In many cases it may make the difference betwr en a DNF and success at the finish line Jne increased popularity of VHF 2 way radio support on the race circuit creates its own set of problems This article is intended to deal with the subject of radio ABUSE Let s face it with FCC regulations and a limited number of frequencies there is no choice left air time has to be shared COMMON ABUSES Motor mouth they re not popular at a party let alone on a radio This is the guy that likes to hear himself talk and talk and talk It could be idle chit chat that makes a person a motor mouth The business of conducting a race is far too important to support a casual conversation on the airwaves IMPORTANT RULE K l S S Keep it short FORMULA 1 has never been a favorite phrase in this camp for Class 1 off stupid road race cars But the force of the MTEG reference to the classes as Formula Channel Grabber When this or that sure rubbed off on the non involved press At the last Pomona run your team or car is out of the race in August a radio reporter asked us who the Formula 1 leader was while and there s no chance to finish scouting the pits for interviews the afternoon before the racing began Sent to the value of your radio use needs Pancho Weaver s pit the reporter asked Are you the Formula 1 points to take a second seat The emerleader The reply was No Niki Lauda is the Formula 1 points leader gency has ended Let the people The answer was both accurate and worth a chuckle all around The time that need air time have it Wait is ripe to chuck the Formula this and that in off road racing Leave those terms to the International classes that they de pier Let s return to the Class 1 and so for lulls or breaks to coordinate on designation or invento ur own titlr s that are less ponderous in pr_int than your haul em home activities Unlimited Single Seat etc I can t count the number of times I have heard emergency radio transmissions of contenders MANY THANKS TO BFGOODRICH for providing a bit of social grace for being walked over by nonthose who braved the three figure heat to be at Riverside for the

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bumped him in tight traffic somewhere to the inexperienced driver that maybe should not be in there at all A Few More Words on the Each of the above mentioned drivers is I assume a Rough Priving Reported Last Month professional driver or claims to be and I for one will not tell any Short course racing is a tough one of them how to drive their THE VIEW FROM and an aggressive motor sport car or anyone else s car around THE RACE TRACK Many drivers suffered fr om that course However I will traction problems on the point out to each of them that By Glenn Harris pavement but as on the dirt there are certain things that the tracks the attrition rate is high Rough Drivers Committee will After reading Brenda Parker s for car and driver To sum it up watch for and will not hesitate to Demolition Derby article That s racing Brenda penalize or disqualify the driver about the Silverdome race last Concerning Pancho Weaver s seen doing any of the No No s summer I felt I should tty to incident I ask myself Why of short course racing explain short course racing to We watch for would Pancho want to take out a her 1 Intentional nerfing and car he was lapping Yes the car I drive in stadium balking The key word is Well Brenda I think your races is owned by someone else intentional Intentional nerfing is accusations are unwarranted but my partnership in the car easy to spot and will not be makes me liable for all repairs Short course racing was born and tolerated bred here in California and it has and expenses and all that comes 2 Obeying the caution flag evolved to its national status out of my Winnings So you see I Yellow flag A yellow flaghave the responsibility of because it offers good situation calls for the drivers t o competitive racing in front of bringing the car off the track in hold their position no passing paying spectators good shape _ use caution etc while in that Short course racing is area of the course that is yellow 1 confined and many times the flagged Once past the last yellow AVIEWFROM drivers get into situations flag go for it THE BALCONY resulting in a tangle with another 3 We also watch for the By Gregg Symonds car But believe me none of us unsportsmanlike or unprowants to hit another car and Act like God Or the three fessional conduct while on the possibly put ourselves out of monkeys see no evil hear no course contention I feel some drivers evil and what was the third one Ah the Silverdome if only I use this sort of encounter as an Take your pick God or the had the eagle eyes of the press excuse once the race is over monkeys We would have caught all those Journalists like fans are It seems that the _ Rough hard driving California boys who watching the race from one angle Drivers Committee members are got away with all that first place Sometimes they see what appears supposed to encompass all of the money but alas there was only to be rather than what actually above while watching over from one old race driver who has been happens In regard to the six to as many as 30 cars on a nerfed before and didn t like it incident between my car and that course of at least six turns with anymore than Jeff Steve or of Jeff Probst I did not hit him multiple jumps driven by Roger or whoever and two causing his misfortune From persons in stages of madness knowledgeable local race drivers your angle Brenda it might have from calm cool and collected to along with a man and his wife appeared that I did it Jeff but I mad mad mad From the from Chicago who made it to the didn t The Rough Driving experienced aggressive driver to committee box Committee consists of more than the timid driver to the hot driver Each race was deemed to be one pair of eyes so they must who is over his head half of the clean except for the Grand have seen more than what time to the driver who has lost National pickups Mini Pickups appeared to be and so there was his cool for whatever reason main event in which Josele Garza no penalty assessed and is after that car that may have was disqualified Incidentally when I talked to Josele after the race regarding his dis qualification he agreed that the Rough Drivers Committee was correct in their decision however I understand that the owner of the truck was not so happy about it I will also say that the incident with Glenn Harris on the start that was red flagged was noted and had that race been allowed to continue he would have been penalized A re start made it a new race which the committee considered to be a clean race THE SILVERDOME REVISITED WHEN THE GOING GETS TOUGH I don t know where the Press got the idea that the Slam ham push and shove tactics is expected or tolerated in Grand National Pickups or any other class for that matter In California more than any other place the Rough Drivers Committee will not tolerate any infraction if it is believed to be intentional Also I wonder why when two eastern drivers bump it s only a bump but if an eastern and a western driver bump it s a major event in the Press Now if we can get three or four of those sharp eyed Press people and one or two of the professional drivers wherever they may come from and if they are not racing the event to help out on the Rough Drivers Committee maybe we can throw out all the bad guys from both coasts and maybe have a better rac e than the Silverdome but I doubt it I thought the Silverdome was a good race and well reported except for the little bunche of sour grapes among all the good stuff Remember you can only penalize what you actually see and not what you hear about later Also there is no instant replay ala television It s a judgement call all the way and God we ain t Welcome to the Rough Drivers Committee THE ILLINI DEFENSE OF THE ROUGH DRIVING COMMITTEE By John Davis Having attended both the Hoosierdome and Silverdome races as a member of the Rough Driving Committee I would like to comment on the racing and the Committee itself First I think that everyone should know that the Committee s purpose is to reprimand any driver who drives abusively to further his position in the race Also the Committee looks for unnecessary bumping etc done out of general mean feeling or retaliation for some past offense The Committee is not usually concerned with stupidity on the track flag abuse or unavoidable crashes or accidents The clue here is intentional abuse By the way a reprimand can be anything from a verbal warning IZUZU SIGNS FAMED BAJA RACER MIKE LEON TRACKSIDE IS THERE 1 C o lo r and Bla c k Whit e photos of man y major off road eve nts in c luding Rive rside and Baj a c urre nt and hi sto ri c W e have o ne of ih e larg est photo lib ra ri es of al l types o f m o to r sports 1nc lud1n g eve nts dating back int o 1970 W e have ph o tos for p u bli ca tion p ub li c re lati o ns adve rti sing presen tati o ns p ro m o ti o ns persona l sc rapb o k enioy ment W e were th e re last tim e we 11 be th e re next tim e TRACKSIDE Photo Enterprises P O BOX 9 1767 LOS ANGELE S C A 90009 2 13 327 4493 187 10 SO NORMANDIE AVE SUITE C GARDENA CA 0248 Page 48 LOS ANGELES Mike Leon noted off rqad racer and owner of the popular Mike s Sky Ranch in Baja California has been signed by American Isuzu Motors Inc to drive a Class 7S Isuzu P UP off road racing pickup truck in the famous SCORE Baja 1000 rac e scheduled for November 2 5 1984 Leon a ten year off road veteran has scored five previous class wins in the Baja 1000 As owner of an internationally famous resort high in the Baja mountains he brings both driving experience and local familiarity to the team The team that wins must know the terrain and be willing to go alfout for a victory said Leon That October 1984 means being able to slow down in the right places and going fast in others Stamina is the key You can t give up not in the Baja 1000 he continued Accompanying Leon will be Javier Tiznado his longtime codriver and navigator Leon plans to drive the first leg of the race with Tiznado sharing that duty as the race continues We re looking at 12 to 14 hours of driving time split up into to total disqualification It depends on the decision of the Committee The fact that the Committee exists at all is evidence that Mickey Thompson does not want the rough stuff at his races He can be quoted as saying that whatever the Committee decides he will abide by thus giving the Committee the full responsibility These races and the Committee are in their infancy Things happen so fast in this type of racing that driving over a car stopped in front of you may be the only option in one case and considered rough driving in another case The Committee doesn t always agree amongst themselves and membership in the committee is fluid changing from race to race Therefore its actions can vary from i ace to race also I don t think that a driver in this kind of racing should be intimidated by the knowledge that someone up there is watching him What Mickey wants is clean racing but good racing too At the Hoosierdome the opinion of the Committee was that the racing was 100 on the up and up The fact that the outcome of the Silverdome race was not as good is no reason to cry I won t play anymore These races in the Domes can get better and the Committee can become better When that expensive race car is collecting dust in the garage in the middle of January you just could be racing in a clean warm well lighted stadium somewhere Few race stories have excited as much comment as Brenda Parker s coverage of the Silverdome for Dusty Times The reply from John Davis of Illinois was reprinted from the Midwest Off Road Raci1ig News published by 4 x 4 Unlimited Inc of Addison Illinois Glenn Harris sent in his oivn view of the events since the California driver was the subject or maybe victim of some of the coverage Finally the head of the Rough Driving Committee at the Silverdome Gregg Symonds a man who won both Class wand Class 2 in desert races last year gave us his view of the entire situation While we don t intend to make a long playing serial out of the Silverdome we will print more valid views on the incidents at the race if there are more folks with serious opinions on the problems of racing in tight quarters on a stadium track ED approximately three hour legs for Javier and me He ll do the night driving said Leon Weather will play a major role in the grueling Baja 1000 according to Leon Recent floods have altered the race course arid Leon expects further changes before the race In past years we ve experienced cold rain and even snow in the high passes You can never tell what to expect in Baja he continued Leon s Isuzu race truck will be built and maintained by K Kars of Riverside Calif Dusty Times

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CONGRATULATIONS Rick Bower Kevin Ohnstad OVERALL CLASS 10 FINISHER Dayton DAYTON 300 FLV THE BES E A G L E NevaQa R A C E C A R 5 WIN L BIGll Thanks To Ohnstad s Foreign Auto Parts Steve_Ooley Transmission Claudes Buggie Dellorto Dick Bower Motor and Eagle Chassis Sway A Way Bilstein Ja Mar Petro Tech 2000 Checkers Simpson Safety Team Bradford Pits Trick Racing Fuel DICK BOWER 209 255 5995 Labor Day weekend September 2 1984 On the outskirts of the host city Dayton Nevada at 9 00 A M Dick Weyrich was the first car to leave the start line in the Dayton 300 VORRA Off Road race Over 30 minutes later with cars off the start at one every 60 seconds Kevin Ohnstad left the start line Kevin in his rookie year was making his first start ever in a desert race Driving the Eagle tandem purchased only 3 days before the race by his father Joel Ohnstad from Dick Bower the last car to start in the tough class 10 immediately started to move up By the time he reached check 2 he was hot on the heels of Eric Verling the hot running young Reno driver with both class 10 cars already going through class 2 and class 1 cars At the end of the Weeks lap and the half way point Kevin turned the Eagle over to Rick Bower the veteran half of the team with only 7 open cars ahead of him physically and a 12 minute iead in clasL10 Car owner Joel Ohnstad s strategy started to pay off Rick s experience and position let him put the hammer down and in the next 60 mi le lap made up 10 min on Dave Brown and Dick_Weyrich the only two cars left ahead only 1 min 40 sec separated Rick from the physical lead overall was well in hand On the 47 mile run from Weeks to the finish line ove Como Mtn in Dayton Rick caught and passed both Brown Weyrich and cruised to the finish nearly 3 min ahead of the next finisher Dick Weyrich This was the big number 1 completing the rac_e in 4 hrs 18 min 49 sec OHNSTAD S FOREIGN AUTO PARTS 4656 SO CHESTNUT FRESNO CAL