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1999 Volume 16 Number 2 Dusty Times Magazine

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Volume 16 -Number 2 February 1999 DlllliJlil■II Publisher Emeritus Jean Calvin Editor John Calvin Associate Editor Judy Smith Editorial Assistant Bekki Wikel Controller John Calvin Marketing Pat Caplan Circulation Vance Scott Contributors C&C Race Photos Carrera Photography Jim Culp Daryl "No Brakes" Drake Homer Eubanks Martin Holmes Ralph Mason Daniel Mainzer Jimmy Messick Ron Miller Troy Robinson Wayne Simmons Terry Silbaugh Darryl Smith · Trackside Photo Les Wolfe Art Director Larry Worsham -aro ove ------Subscription Rates: $25.00 per year, 12 issues, USA, Foreign Subscription rates on request Contributions: DUSTYTIIMES welcomes contributions, but is not responsible for such material. Unsolicited mate-rial will be returned only by request and with a self ad-dressed stamped envelope. Classified Ads: will be published as received, prepaid. DUSTY TIMES assumes no liabiliry for omissions or errors. All ads may be subject to editing. DUSTY TIMES: (ISSN 8750-1732) is published monthly by Hillside Racing Corp., 20751 Marilla St., Chatsworth, CA 91311-4408, (818) 882-0004. Copyright by Hill-side Racing Corp. No part of this publication may be reproduced without written permission from the _pub-lisher. Periodical Postage paid at Chatsworth, CA 91311 and at additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER: Send address change to DUSTY TIMES, 20751Marilla St., Chatsworth, CA 91311-4408. CHANGE OF ADDRESS: Four weeks notice is required for change of address. Please furnish both old and new ad-dress, and send to DUSTY TIMES, 20751 Marilla St., Chatsworth, CA 91311-4408. snapshot of the Month ... If you break off the left front corner of your Class 10 car all you have to do is have your wife hang out the passenger s_ide of the car for balance and come on in to the finish line. The Sturgis clan will be holding a seminar on this balancing act sometime in the spring. 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, up to 8xl0 will be considered. In This Issue ... FEATURES Best In The Desert Terrible's Town Cars by John Calvin ............................ 8 Lake Superior Pro Rally by Tom Buckhoe ................................................... 13 Glen Helen - Round 6 by Ron Miller ........................................................... 15 Best In The Desert Terrible's Town Motorcycles by John Calvin ............. 20 Marlboro UAE Desert Challenge by Ed Heuvink ....................................... 26 CORP Carrera de Campeones by Tony Tellier ........................................... 28 Mojave Desert Racing Awards by Ron Miller ............................................. 34 NW Rally Report by Jim Culp ................ : ..................................................... 35 CORR Exxon Superflo Winter Serie~ by Ron Miller .................................. 36 1998 Season Hi-lights by John Calvin ......................................................... 40 1998 SCORE Awards by Judy Smith ............................................................ 42 DEPARTMENTS Happenings .................................................................................................... 5 Trail Notes ............................................... : ....................................................... 6 Off Road Scramble by PC .. .. .... .. ...... ..... .... .... ...................... .... .... .... .......... .... 23 _Checkers by the Big Wahzoo .......................................................................... 43 Good Stuff Directory ..................................................................................... 44 Classified Ads ......................... ~ ...................................................................... 49 Index To Advertisers .................................................................................... 51 On The Cover Kory Scheeler and Larry Job led all race long at the Best In The Desert Terrible's Town race in their Jimco, and they picked up $10,000 for their quick ride to victory. Ty Davis and Donnie Book knew how to get their Yamaha to the finish line for the overall win at the Best In The Desert Terrible's Town race, and they were $10,000 richer for their efforts. Color photography by Trackside Photo c5uhscrihe <Joda_y lo DUSTY TIMES THE FASTEST GROWING OFF ROAD MONTHLY IN THE COUNTRY!! □ 1 year -$25.00 □ 2 years -$40.00 □ 3 years -$55.00 (no credit cards please) Take advantage of your subscription bonus ... Free one time classified ad up to 45 words. (See fonn in Classified section) Name ---------------------Address ________ .;;._ __________ _ City ________________ _ State __________ Zip ______ _ Primary Interest -CARS O MOTORCYCLES 0 Send check or money order to: DUSTY TIMES 20751 Marilla St., Chatsworth, CA 91311-4408 Canadian - 1 year $30.00 US ■ Overseas subscription rates upo~! Dusty Times February 1999 Page 3

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1999 Happenings ... (213) 560-SHOW CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA RACING ASSOCIATION P.O. Box645 San Quintin, BC, Mexico Heraclio Patino (011 52 616-5-22-07) 01152 (65) 66-60 80 01152 (65) 66-6080 Fax February 5-7, 1999 Mexicali, BC, MX May 7-9, 1999 San Felipe, BC, MX July 3-5, 1999 ASOCIACION ESTATAL de AUTOMOVILISMO Sam Lasell, Tech Inspector Apto 42 San Jose del Caho Baja California del Sur. Mexico AUSTRALIAN OFF ROAD CHAMPIONSlllP Darryl Smith 19 Somers St. Cashmere, Queensland, 4500, Australia 0l l-18-07-3298-5522 November 1, 1998 Goondiwindi, QLD AUTOCROSS QUEBEC OFFROAD Class 10 cars only · Renald Vaillancourt 3069 Dagenais West Laval Quebec, Canada H7P 1 T7 (514) 622-4440 BAJA INTERNATIONAL P.O. Box392 Calexico, CA 92232 Apartado Postal 31/163 Mexicali, BC, Mexico Mexicali (65) 5542-83 Off Road Races BEST IN THE DESERT RACING ASSOCIATION Casey Folks, Director 3475 C Boulder Highway Las Vegas, NV 89121 (702) 457-5775/Fax (702) 641-2431 E-Mail: February 19-21, 1999 Kawasaki T earn Green . Laughlin U.S. Hare Scrambles Laughlin, NV April 16-18, 1999 Tonopah300 Tonopah, NV May 14-16, 1999 Nevada "200" Trail Ride Motorcycles Only -By Invitation Call For Information June 25-27, 1999 Silver State 300 September JO-October 3, 1999 Vegas To Reno December 3-5, 1999 Terrible's Town 250 Pahrump, NV BONNEVILLE OFF ROAD RACING ENTERPRISES Les Wolfe, NEW President 1727 N. Main Sunset, UT 84015 (801) 776-4654 May 1?, 1999 Wendover Express Wendover, UT July 10, 1999 Jackpot 200 Jackpot, NY ' September 18, 1999 Bonneville Challenge Wendover, UT BRIGHTON SPEEDWAY R.R.3 Brighton, Ontario, Canada KOK-lH0 (613) 475-1102/Fax (613) 475-3250 CALIFORNIA RALLY SERIES Donna Mitchell, CRS Director 530 Moorpark Avenue, Suite 280 Moorpark, CA 93021 (805) 523-1387 Michael Gibeault, SCCA Steward 149 No. Rawhide Ridgecrest, CA 935558 (619) 375-8704 February 6, 1999 Rally Cross (NASA) Holtville, CA February 7, 1999 Rally Sprint (NASA) Holtville, CA February 27, 1999 SuperStage Event (ARSG) Laughlin, NY March 12-13, 1999 SCCA ClubRally (Div} Runoffs Doo Wops 111/lV Olympia, WA March 19-20, 1999 Rally School -Rally Cross Ridgecrest, CA April 30-May 1, 1999 Rim Of The World (2, 3) Palmdale, CA June 26, 1999 Rally Sprint (NASA) Carlsbad, CA Summer 1999 (fBA) Dusty Times Reno Rally (3) Reno,NV August 21, 1999 Gorman Ridge (3) Gorman,CA September 1999 (fBA) Ensenada Rally Ensenada,BC,MX September 25, 1999 SuperStage Event (ARSG) Laughlin, NV October 1-2, 1999 Prescott Forest (2, 3) Prescott, AZ November 13, 1999 Treeline (3) Monrovia, CA December 1999 (fBA) Ramada Express (2, 1, 3) Laughlin, NV CANNING ATTRACTIONS P.O. Box400 Maywood, CA 90270 Pierre, SD 57501 Dave Adams (Pilots and Bajas) (605) 224-9481 Don Engleman (Bikes) (605) 224-4967 CHAMPLAIN VALLEY RACING ASSOCIATION C.J. Richards P.O. Box332 Fair Haven, VT 05743 (802) 265-8618 CLAIRTON m-JACKERS l.C.O. Tom DeLauder Sr 1091 Twp. Line Road Wellsville, Ohio 43968 (330) 532-4589 Short Course off Road Racing At Harrison County Fair Grounds. Cadiz. OH CLUB AUTOMOVILISTICA SAN QUINTIN Calle 6ta Fracc Cd. de San Quintin CLUB AUTOMOVILISTICO SAN VICENTE San Vicente Off Road Ensenada, BC, Mexico USA Jan Wright (0115261746834) Ramon Castro & Ruben Acevedo (61637/7 0034) CMC. Continental Motosport Club P.O. Box3187 Mission Viejo, CA 92690-3178 Fax: (714) 367-1608 COWRADO lllLL CLIMB ASSOCIATION Barb Vahsholtz, President (719) 531-3642 W/(719)687-9827 H P.O Box8286 Colorado Springs, CO 80933 (719) 653-8449 CORP Cachaoillas Off Road Promotions P.O Box392 Calexico, CA 92232 Laguna Salada, Mexicali, BC, MX August 20-22, 1999 Santa Veronica, BC. MX October 8-10, 1999 Fiesta de! Sol, Mexicali, BC, MX December 3-.5, 1999 Carrera de Campeones Mexicali to San Felipe, BC, MX CORR Championship Off Road Racing Carla Reid 192 State Road 267 Avon, IN 46168 (317) 272-2827/FAX: (317) 272-2900 Short Course Racing May 29-30, 1998 Lake Geneva, WI June 11-13, 1999 Antigo, WI June 2.5-27, 1999 c:Jr A Winning Tradition In Off-Road Racin For over 26 years, more off-road races have been won on Bi/stein than any other shock absorbers. Still Leading The Way! Conventional Bilstein Gas Pressure Shock Absorber • The most successful shock in oft-road racing history! Threaded Body Shocks • Adjustable ride height for coilover fitments. • Aircraft quality anodized aluminum spring seats. Fully Rebuildable Series • Reservoir design with high pressure large diameter lines. • Seamless forged tubing. • Large 46mm working piston using Powder Metal technology. February 1999 The Ultimate Off-Road Racing Shock 9100 Series • Fully Rebuildable. • 22mm rod and 60mm reservoir included. • Highest quality "SS" tube. • Three stage "Wet Seal" rod guide. • 46mm and 60mm working pistons using Powder Metal Technology. • Optional high flow, check-valved bypass tubes. Pages

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Crandon, WI· July 16-18, 1999 Joliet, IL August 5-8, 1999 Bark River, MI September 3-5, 1999 Crandon, WI September 24-26, 1999 Indianapolis, IN October 6-8, 1999 Stafford, CT October 29-30, 1999 Las Vegas, NV CORVA 1500 West El Camino, Suite 352 Sacramento, CA 95833 1-800-42 CORVA Ext 42 Fax (818) 957-4435 D&T PROMOTIONS Dave Van Deren 2405 Baker Ave. Everett, WA 98201 (206) 339-9079 (AU events at Hannigan race track, Bellingham, WA or Thurston County ORV Park, Olympia, WA) DECATIJR FOUR WHEEL DRIVE CLUB Decatur, TX 76234 Tom Allen (800) 662-3649/(214) 641-2090 DESERT STEEL MOTORSPORTS 1865 Commander Drive Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403 (520) 855-6125 EASTERN OFF-ROAD RACING ASSOCIATION Tom Delauder, Sr. 1091 Township Line RoadWellsville, Ohio43968 (330) 532-4589 ELLIS DESERT RACING CHAMPIONSIIlPS (760) 256-0454 February 19-20, 1999 Lucerne Valley, CA April 23-24, 1999 Ridgecrest, CA October 1-2, 1999 Barstow CA ESTERO BEACH SHORT COURSE RACING Victoria Galindo Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico 0ll-526-176-6225 April 23-25, 1999 Baja INternational Short Course Race October 15-1 7, 1999 Baja 1.5 Mile Short Course Race FABTECH Off Road Short Course Series at Glen Helen Raceway P.O. Box 6950 San Bernardino, CA 92412 (909) 280-9096 Contact: BBM Marketing Promotions P.O. Box 762 Norco, CA 91760-0762 (562) 988-6250/Fax: (909) 280-9097 FORDA Florida Off Roaders Drivers' Associaton 2750 Cozumel Drive #1116 Melbourne, FL 32935 (407) 254-5167 RJDPUCKER RACING TEAM 250 Kennedy, #2 Chula Vista, CA 92011 (619) 427-5759 February 7, 1999 Tazmanik Hare & Hound February 20, 1999 King OfThe Desert March 6, .J.999 Imperial Valley Fairgrounds March 14, 1999 March Madness T earn Race April 4, 1999 The Kamakazi Gran Pirx April 18, 1999 Imperial Valley Fairgrounds April 24, 1999 TheFUD200 May 15-16, 1999 24 Hour Endurance June 26, 1999 The Conquista Gran Prix July 31, 1999 The Nite Team Race August 23, 1999 the Sweethearts Kiss September 12, 1999 The Cacti Gran Prix October 10, 1999 The Mudhen Sprint October 23, 1999 The Superstition 250 October 31, 1999 Page& Imperial County Fairgrounds November 21, 1999 Notorious DawgTeam Race December 5, 1999 Rudolph's Revenge Desert Gran Prix December 19, 1999 Imperial County Fairgrounds December 31, 1999 Dunaway Dash GORRA Georgia Off Road Racing Association 4 20 Hosea Road Lawrenceville, GA 30245 (404) 963-0252 GPORRA Great Planes Off Road Racing Association 13621 Pierce St. Omaha, NE 68144-1122 (402) 333-0517 Eve. Keith Koesters 6716 N. 106th St. Omaha, NE 68122 (402) 4964846 Eve. (AU races are short course, stadium style. Classes: Trophy, l l-1600, 5, 7S, land Quads) IOK FOUR WHEELERS P.O. Box36 Cleves, Ohio 45002 (AU events staged at the club grounds in Cleves. Ohio) INTERNATIONAL ICE RACING ASSOCIATION P.O. Box 8105 St. Paul, MN 55108 Steve Beddor (612) 937-3816/Fax 474-2769 INTER-SHOWS MOTORSPORTS PROMOTIONS, INC. P.O. Box 2910 Mission Viejo, CA 92690 (714) 364-0515 KAMLOOPS BRONCO BUSTER 4WDCLUB P.O. Box465 Kamloops, BC, Canada VZG5L2 Bob (250) 374-7175 days Randy (250) 579-9621 eves. Wes (250) 351-2819 LI.T.R.E. Jeff Elrod (408) 926-0522 JimAruta (408) 247-4402 MICIIlGAN BUGGY BUILDERS 3749 Needmore Hwy Charlotte, Ml 48813 (517) 543-7214 MICIIlGAN OFF ROAD CHAMPIONSHIPS M. T .B. Enterprises Inc. 15529 Jones Road Grand Ledge, Ml 4883 7 (517) 627-6200 Veeps, Trucks, Pilots, Dune Buggies, Road Warriors and Quad A TV Trophy and Money Classes.) MICHELIN SCCA PRO RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP Sports Car Club of America P.O. Box 3278 Englewood, CO 80112 (303) 779-6622 February 19-20, 1999 Sno•Drift Michigan March 12-13, 1999 DooWop Washington April 9-10, 1999 Wild West Washington April 30-May 1, 1999 Rim OfThe World California June 4-5, 1999 Susquehannock Trail Pennsylvania July 30-31, 1999 Maine Forest Maine August 27-28, 1999 Ojibwe Forests Minnesota October 1-2, 1999 Prescott Forests Arizona October 22-23, 1999 Lake Superior Michigan MID-AMERICA OFF ROAD ASSOCIATION MAORA Press: Dirty Dave Cronin (314) 838-42 l 5 VP: Walter Flack (217) 987-6568 LTOR-Lincoln Trail OffRoaders Pres: Dean Conkling (217) 830-4 215 V.P.: Brad Key (217) 446-4556 Steve Sabo (618) 327-9312 (M.A.O.R.A. sanctioned races. Series Produced by Lincoln Trail Off Roaders) MOJAVE DESERT RACING 1853 Parkway Drive S. El Monte, CA 91733 (626) 442-9320/(626) 579-6051 Fax E-Mail February 13..t.. 1999 Barstow, cA April 10, 1999 Lucerne,CA June 19, 1999 Lucerne,CA August 7, 1999 Barstow, CA October 2, 1999 Lucerne, CA November 20, 1999 Barstow CA M.OR.E. Mojave Off Road Racing Enthusiasts P.O. Box 1231 Barstow, CA 92311-1231 (760) 253-4453 March 6, 1999 Johnson Valley May 1, 1999 Stoddard Valley r-June 12, 1999 Johnson Valley August 21, 1999 Stoddard Valley November 6, 1999 Johnson Valley MSBA Michigan Sport Buggy Association Dave Barret 6363 Nightingale Dr. Flint, Ml 48506 (810) 730-9221 NATIONAL MUD RACING ASSOCIATION Rt. #1 -Box 380 Dave or Marlene Ryan Palatka, FL 32177 (904) 325-5422 .NATIONAL TUFF TRUCK ASSOCIATION Butch Chapin Motorsports Promotions 1404 East 3rd Street Hastings, MN 55033-1415 (612) 437-2459 OfF ROAD PRODUCTIONS OF EL PASO Joey Vasquez 13180 Round Dance El Paso, TX 79936 (915) 855-8899 AU races are at Mountain Shadow Lake. Take I-l O Horizon Blvd. exit east l 2 miles omo OFF ROADERS INC. 1427 Goshen Hills Road S.E. New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663 JimKendel (216) 339-4674 AU races held at Harrison Couru, Fairgrounds. Cadiz, Ohio ONTARIO OFF ROAD RACERS ASSOCIATION Rick Tichbourne, Public Relations (519)-681-4192(H)/(519) 457-2913(W) PACE MOTOR SPORTS U.S. Off- Road Series Championship 630-556-6100 January 30, 1999 Edison International Field Anaheim,CA February 6, 1999 Bank One Ballpark Phoenix, AZ February 13, 1999· Qualcom Stadium San Diego, CA February 27, 1999 lITEP Sun Bowl El Paso, TX March 6, 1999 Texas Stadium Dallas, TX March 13, 1999 Silverdome Pontiac, MI March 20, 1999 BC Place . Vancouver, BC, Can March 27, 1999 Kingdome Seattle, WA PIKES PEAK P.O. Box 6962 Colorado Springs, CO 80934 Continued on page 43 February 1999 Trail Notes~ .. BLESSED EVENT - Kelly Steinberger is thin again, she gave birth to a beautiful girl on December 22, 1998. Sierra Jord1m Steinberger weighed in at 6 pounds, 14 ounces and, needless to say, Kelly and Scott are proud parents and we wish them all well. BEST IN THE DESERT -The final results are in for BITD season points, so here we go: Class 1000 Pro was won by Casey Jones, 1400 Pro by Dan Smith, Kory Scheeler took 1500 Pro, Jimmy Nuckles won 1600 Pro, Whit Courtenay took 2000 Pro, 3000 Pro went to Darren Skilton, Steve Robledo won 7000 Pro, Craig Turner won 7100 Pro, 7200 Pro went to Matt Thomas, Rob Reinertson won 7300 Pro, Mark Ottersberg won 8000 Pro, Darren Oliver took 8100 Pro and Darin McGuffin won the 9000 Pro Class. In the Motorcycle Classes it was Ty Davis winning Open Pro, Greg Bringle took 4stk over 450 Pro, Steve Hengeveld won 4stk under 450 Pro, . in the 250 Pro it was Oakley Lehman, Erik Griffith won 125 Pro, Daryl Folks took the honors in Over 30 Pro and Scott Anderson prevailed in Over 40 Pro. In Open Sportsman it was Scott Underwood with the win, Michael Isom took 4stk over 450 Sportsman, Kelly Yancey won 4stk Under 450 Sportsman. In 250S it was Jeff Yoder Taking the win, Jeff Meek won Over 25S, Vince Reger ran away with Over 35S and Glenn Taylor won Over 30S. Over 48S was a runaway for Gary Colbert, Rodger Flaming easily won Over 40S and Robert Marshall was the big. winner in 125 Sportsman. And, of the 71 entrants during the season in the !roman class it was Cory Ayers taking the big win for 1998. Congrats to all the drivers and riders for a great season and hopefully even a better one in 1999. OFF ROAD CLUBS - Years ago we used to publish a few times a year the official contacts for the various off road clubs and associations. We have been derelict in that duty lately and we do get calls from interested parties wanting to know who to call at some particular club or w o's who in some geographical area. And, lately, we have no idea of where to direct these callers. So, if you please, send us your club name and address and the phone number of the person to contact in your club for information and we'll print them all one of these days but in the interim we will be able to direct some potential member to the right person. Thanks. P .S. Remember, if you are submitting Club Subscriptions the new rate is $15 per subscription. ESTERO BEACH SHORT COURSE - Had a chat with the Jeffe at the Estero Beach Resort and Hotel and he informed me that he has a novel approach to short course racing which will be taking place at both his races in 1999. The weekend races consist of three heats and this year there will be three race tracks to run on. Each of the three track will be different, one .fast, one technical, one super rough and each class will run each of their three heats on a different course and that will surely make for some interesting racing. Check Estero Beach in Happenings for race dates and be sure to be there! DAKAR RALLY - Jean-Louis Schlesser was ~he overall car winner in the Dakar Rally and Richard Sainct took top honots in the motorcycle division after a grueling 1 7 day trek that started in Granada, Spain and en1ed up in Senegal on the west coasst of Africa. Schlesser, driving a rear wheel drive buggy of his own: design earned his first ever victory in the rally, it was his 11th attempt. Congratulations on a hard fought victory over many, many miles of the worst terrain imaginable. We wish all our readers a very Happy Valentine's Day Dusty Times

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BEST IN THE DESERT TERRIBLE'S TOWN 250 Scheeler and Job Do the Job By John Calvin Photos:Trackside Photo Kory Scheeler and Larry Job paired in their Jimco to take the overall win and $10,000 bonus prize at the BITD Terrible's Town 2501n December. I remember Pahrump when it was just a tiny watering hole on the way in or out of Death Valley but that was years ago and times sure have changed. The town is growing like a weed and has outdistanced the county seat in size by three or four times and will probably become the seat of government before too long. On December 5 Casey Folks and his Best In The Desert group put on a nice 250 mile race, sponsored by the Terrible's Town Casino which seems to be the hub of activity in Pahrump. It was the culmination of a long season for the BITD bunch and definitely a fitting place for the final race. All the festivities, Technical In-spection, Contingency and the start/ finish line were located in the east parking lot of the Herbst's casino and they had erected a gigantic tent where there was live music on and off throughout the race weekend and there was lots of food available and of course, a wee ~ip of that which warms you up was available too. The cars and trucks were running a 250 mile loop, approximately 125 miles to the north of town and then returning to the finish at the Herbst casino for the post race festivities. The first vehicle left shortly after ten on Saturday morning and it was a bit after eleven when the last ve-hicle headed out into the desert. The course was rather fast in some spots but there was lots of rough and there was a wee bit. of silt, just to keep things interesting. The T errible's Town Casino was offering a husky $10,000 to the over-all winner of the race and there was a lot of thought going into that_ de-partment as most of the vehicles ar~ driver owned and ten grand is a healthy hunk of change and looks real good in the bank balance. The grand prize winner was the good looking Jimco of Kory Scheel-er and Larry Job. From what we can ascertain they led all day except for a while right near the end when they had a flat and the Ashley/Smith Tro-phy Truck got by but that's another part bf the story. The Scheeler/Job Using up all of their suspension, Dave Ashley and Dan Smith charged to the overall truck win, in spite of a late rollover. Ron Brant soloed his Aceco to a third place in the very quick.unlimited buggy class. combo took the overall win, took that he had had no problems all race home the ten grand and .had a re- long, ran the course solo and had a markable day, winning by less than great time. Way to go, Ron! three and a half minutes and they Fifth overall and fourth in class were mighty pleased at their accom-was Gary Wise in a Chenowth and plishment. Gary didn't have a good day. He Second overall and second in · blew a couple of shocks, had a flat or class was another Jimco, ably driven two and rolled the car and he defi-by John Phillips and Mike Julson. nitely wanted to thank the Kawasa-They chased the winning car all day, ki troops who helped him out with had it in sight most of the time but it some motor oil. Fifth and last finisher just wasn't their day and they took in class was the TCS of Russell and home the silver medal for their per- Ryan Stewart, with Russell driving formance. the second half of the race and they Third car across the line was the got to the checkered flag in six hours Aceco of Ron Brant, and he reported and four minutes. The Chuck Harris family, Senior and Junior, in a Chevy, had a few scary moments when they ran out of gas, but finished first in their division, and second truck overall. Fourth overall and first in Class 1400 was the trick Truck Ford of Dave Ashley and Dan Smith. They spent the entire day trying to catch the leading Scheeler/Job Jimco and nearing the end of the race the lead buggy had a flat and the Ford passed and went into the lead and after two minutes or so was in the lead on time also. But disaster struck the Ford as they then had a flat and that allowed the Jimco back into the lead. Now Smith was driving like a man pos-sessed as he had the Jimco in his sights and was closing fast and had enough miles left to get the two minute lead they needed to win. But, and that's a big but, Dan over drove a little whoopie and put the Ford on Craig Turner had his Ford lost a couple of times, but took the Class 7100 win and its side and that spelled fini to their _th_e_s_e_as_o_n~po_in_ts_ch:::a;:;;m;=;;p;:;;io; n:;s;:;;h,~'p;:;;. :;;;;:;;:::::::::::::::::::::::::::=,-li;::::;;;i;;;;;~~;;=~;:::::::;:--_,..,,;;;;d-;;;r;;;;;e@am\#¾\of the overall win. Neverthe-John Phillips and Mike Julson teamed up for this one in a Jimco, and Jim Nuckles put his Ford into second place in Class 1600, which Brothers Sean and Frank Krepz took second in Class 1600, after a had a great race, to finish in second place. gave him the season championship. long hard race. Pages February 1999 Dusty. Times

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James Cochran, Frank Omboli, William Snyder and Bob Guthrey Mike and Greg Bragg took second place in Class 8000 in their Ford, Chad Hall plows through the silt in his Hummer, as he makes his way brought their Lothringer back in second place in Class 1000. in spite of a lengthy problem. toward second in the race and second for the season. less, their pit crew soon righted the here, Jimmy Nuckles took the 1600 Larry Plank. Scott was not in atten- spot and they were second in season but when you win nothing else mat-truck and they came in for first in Pro points championship for the sea- dance at this season finale due to the points. ters and they took it all in stride, class, fourth overall and they remain son, having won the first two races impending birth of a brand new baby, In Class 7100 the Ford pickup of Craig winning the season points in a pair to be reckoned with at any of the year and finishing well all sea- delivery by wife Kelly (it was a girl}. Craig T umer, Jeff Pilarski etal was class as well. race. Smith also won the season son long. However, his cohort did well and the easy winner, in spite of the boys There was another finisher in points championship for BITD. Third in and last class finisher was delivered the truck to the finish line getting lost a few times. They class and that was Joel Stankavich Second and final finisher in class the Ford of Scott Steinberger and just four minutes out of the second thought the course was kinda rough Continued on page 10 · and eighth overall was the Thomas/ Sharpe/Coats/Simpson Chevy and ,__,,,,...._ f they were just 13 minutes out of the win. They reported no mechanical problems, had a few flats and all in all had a pretty good day. In the 1600 or Pro Truck division, it was a good race all day. The win-ner was the Chevy of Chuck Harris, Senior and Junior, along with Bobby Le Yeck and Mike Farley and they were fortunate that their competi-tion wasn't too close behind because they ran out of gas and were just able to limp into a pit and get themselves refueled. Second in the ProTruck contin-gent was the Nuckles/Dizney Ford and the boys were glad to see the fin-ish line after six and a half hours out on the course. Although second Tom Scahill and Ron Lammer took the Class 8000 win in their Chevrolet, and were also !Jh overall. Casey Jones had the help of Ryan Arciero in his Aceco, and they aced the Class 1000 race, in spite of a series of flats. COA~T RESORTS Flamingo Road & The Strip 888-227-2279 Dusty Times g Tropicana Ave. & Arville 800-675-3267 February 1999 .l:i: ;.,.,,,, ,:: .. · :f • West Flamingo & Valley View 888-402-6278 Page9

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The Barstow based team of Joel Stankavich, Rick Taylor, Andrew Rob Reinertson and Armando Guzman were not quite the last Steve Robledo and Michael Weaver took second just six minutes out Lindquist and Wa"en Messick had a long day. but finished as second finishers, but still took second in Class 7300 in their Ford, as well as of the Class 7000 win, but also took the season points. _7_10_0_. ~-~-~~--=----~~---~-=----~th_e~s_ea~s_o~n_,_po-=--in~ts,_. -=----~---~~~---,--,~~-coming out of Barstow for the race long second, we don't know what duo of Casey Jones and Ryan Ar- boli stopped to help the Stiles boys the running for the gold all race but it was not a lucky day. They got problems befell them out on the ciero taking the gold ·medal. They get unstuck early on in the race and long, but this was not their day and to the finish line but it was a horri-· course, but they did get the silver suffered from lots of flat tires we're not sure if they too got stuck they took the coveted silver medal bly long eight and three quarters of medal and all in all had a decent throughout the day, even finished while helping but we do know that home, unhappy with second but an hour out on the course and that day. on a left rear flat and they also had Ken Ruff was the ultimate saviour still glad for a nice finish. doesn't make for a fun day. Third and last finisher in 8000P what they thought was an engine in helping them out of their prob- Ken Ruff and Arden Denning-Class 8 saw Tom Scahill running was Mark Ottersberg and he was problem later in the race but that lem. con were the bronze medal winners solo and taking the win in his justafewsecondsoversevenhours tumedouttobeaslightlackoffuel. In Class 2000P, driving a inclassintheirRaceco. Theyspent Chevy truck, overcoming the repair out on the course but all the finish- They were very happy with their Dunrite, Carlos and Rudy Cortez, almost seven hours out on the time for a broken oil cooler and fm-ing points count and those points win and Casey also is the points ably assisted by George Rodriguez course, although some of that time ishing the day with less than six got Mark the season championship champion in class for the series, won the race to the checkers by just was spent in rescuing others from hours of driving time. in his class and he was very happy another feather in their caps. over a minute and a half and they the desert and their third place will Th~ Braggs, Mike and Greg about that. James Cochran and Frank Om- were glad to take the win and to not go without thanks from those brought their Ford Truck in a very Class 1000P saw the dynamic boli were the second place finish- get third place in the season cham- who they ably assisted, especially ers in 1000P, about 38 minutes in pionship points as well, the Stile Brothers who never did • Largest SelecflOI Of Rodends& Spherical Bearings • BACKSAVER • FIREBOTTLES • BATTERIES • SPAL FANS • SETRAB COOLERS • FLUIDYNE COOLERS • AEROQUIP PLUMBING • SILICONE HOSE NEO SYNTHETIC LUBRICANTS • MOTOR OILS • GEAR OILS • GREASES • AUTOMOTIVE & RACING COOLANTS WE HAVE OVER THE COUNTER SERVICE CALL US FOR A FREE CATALOG! WE WILL SHIP AS FAST AS. YOU NEED IT ·;if' TO ORDER OR FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL ~ · (562) 427-2375, FAX (562) 426-5294 \ BAKER PRECISION BEARINGS ups -=-\ ti!> .2865 Gundry Ave.• Signal Hill, CA 90806 [••J I DAILY 11 v I Page 10 arrears. We understand that Om- Sean and Frank Krepsz were in make the finish line. Carlos and Rudy Cortez and George Rodriguez teamed up in their Dunrite to take the win in Class 1600 by a minute-and-a-half. Da"en Oliver and Chris Heryford took the Class 8100 win after a long hard battle, by just a minute and 45 seconds. Tracy Rubio, Bear Haywood and Mike Padilla got their fourth win of the season in their Class 7000 Ford. February 1999 Fourth place finisher in 2000P was Whit Courtenay. He and Duane Parker come out from Ken-tucky to compete and even though their finish this race was not too great, Whit took the season cham-pionship by virtue of two wins ear-lier in the season and he certainly has had a good year. Class 8100 belonged to Darren Oliver and Chris Heryford. They brought their Ford in for the win, a long, almost seven hours out on the course and they were very glad to . see the finish line after a long day. Darren also took the class champi-onship after ·a season long battle with Chad Hall. And, speaking of Chad Hall, he had his problems out on the course, and although he finished in the sec-ond spot Chad has the satisfaction of a season well contested against some very formidable opposition. Racing can make for an awfully long day sometimes and on this day-the Rubio/Haywood/Padilla combo can tell you all about it. They took the gold medal in 7000P but it was a long eight hours and fifteen min-utes out in the wind and the cold. Tracy won three of the four races this season but it still wasn't enough to get him the win in season points where he finished in the second spot. The Robledo Weaver Ford pickup was the runner-up in class, less than six minutes out of the win but his second place finish was enough to get Steve the class cham-pionship with one win and three second place finishes. There was only one finisher in 7300P, and Rob Reinertson and Ar-mando Guzman can tell you all about it. These guys were out on the race course for almost nine and a half hours, a long time in anybody's book and they were thrilled to get the finish after such a long day, filled with many prob-lems. Rob's three wins and this sec-ond spot give him the season cham-pionship which was well earned. So, all is well that ends well and this race, in fact this season of Best In The Desert racing has been a good time, attending races that are well organized and well attended. Casey has already released his 1999 schedule and we will see all of you in T onapah next April. ■ Dusty Times

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D&N LAKE SUPERIOR PRO RALLY SYNOPSIS summer & Fennell Win in Michigan Text & Photos: Tom Buckhoe David Summerbell doesn't mind the dust as he heads for the overall win and the season championship as well, albeit in a borrowed Mitsubishi Evolution. The Upper Peninsula of Michigan was once again Im to the Lake Superior Pro Rally, late in October and for once the weather wa511.'t f;Uing to bring snow and sleet as it has done so many times in the, promised to have temperatures in the 50s during the days and in the mid 30s during the nights. The National portion of the event con-si'its of 450 miles of which 143 ares~ miles and the Ottowa Divimnal Rally, held on Fri-day covers 277 miles, 98 miles of stage; and the Keweenaw Oiall~ Rally i.<; 174 miles in length, 45 miles of which are stage;. All the entrants are l;Uing to encounter road swfuces that are rough, smooth, straight, twisty, sand, graveL hard packed dirt and even a wee bit of water here and there. This is the last event in the '98 Michelin Pro Rally Series and it is the fust time in more than ten years that the season has ended in Houghton. The win in GT belonged to the Gail Truess/Pattie Hughes Mazda 323 GTX, 4th overall, the best ovetall finish for a woman in PRO for 7 years. Mark Utecht drove his Dodge Omni to the gold medal in Group 5 and he was sixth overall in the rally as well, a very nice drive. Everyone will be focused on the Overall perennial PRO Rally Cllampion. Clioiniere Championship, David Summeibell who hails has reen the Drivers Cllampion since 1992 from King.ton, Jamaica needs only to finish and he mwt finish second or better to once sixth or better to unseat Paul Choiniere, the Continued on page 14 LATERAL G RALLYSPORT Rui Brasil/ Carlos Tavares 4WD Open Class 1998 California Rally Series Champions 1998 SCCA South Pacific Divisional ~hampions Thanks to our competitors for all their brave effort. There are a few special people we would like to thank. Tony Tavares Crew Chief Ron Wood VW Specialties Kevin Pennington Wagen Werks Bill Brasil Wheel's Wings N' Things Joao Brasil Brasil Auto Ola Lysenstoen Turbonetics Mike Welch Road Race Tony & Carlos TAC Auto Repair Matt Sweeney & Lucinda Strub Sweeney Special Effects Dusty Times February 1999. Page 13

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A crumpled left front fender slowed the Whitman/Gibeault Ford Noel Lawler gave chase in his Hyundai Elantra but was unable to Cosworth entry but it didn't deter them from the third place spot in The Czyzio/Garfson Mitsubishi Eclipse turns hard right on its way to overtake the Open Class leade; and took the silver medal in Mic · n. Open. the second spot in GT, just a wee bit away from the class win. Racing through the night, Mike Hurst and Rob Bohn took the second The Hourt/Gardimen Honda Civic kicks up the dust, taking 2nd in Succumbing to a faulty alternator, Paul Choiniere had to retire from place finish in Group 5 in the good looking Mazda RX7. Production and they were in the midst of the closest race of the rally. the rally and lose his shot at yet another Drivers Championship. again claim the title. Sununerlill lost an en-48 cars started the rally and here is a brief · oohi F.dip;e: they will tiy to effect reµrirs and Also, on Stage 1, Craig Kazmierczak tires, broke fui:hright side wheels after side-gine during the Pres.s Stage and several (X!Ople (very) descriptionofsomeofthecoming;and enterthedivisiooalportiononSaturday. Tom went off the rood in his Mazda RX-7 and swiping a rock, lost the brakes due toleak-offered David their car to drive but it looks goings as the event progres.5ed. Ottey's Mazda 323GIX had turlx> problems the resultant front and damage foo:ed him age and just for gcx:xi measure, he hit a deer like he will be driving the Henry Joy Mitsubi-First major problem noted was the trans-on Stage 1, and the broken oil caused an en-to withdraw. The Garden Shrader Ford during the night. shi Lancer Evolution II. mi5sion fuilure of Arthur Cxierojowi's Mitsu-gine fire and resulted in a DNF. C,a;worth also slid off the rood on Stage 1, David Sumrnerbell clinched the Na-• wide teflon coated piston wear ba so that it does not drop into large ports. • sealed piston for low speed contr in external b.ypas . • high temperature stainless steel • unique rod end design and mat d <?nds from breaking. \ • high temperature Viton seals / • large aluminum reservoir for i sipation {2X) and weight savings_• • 1" shafts are micro-polished- to mirror surfaee fl11ish of a 3-5 RMS. / I • stainless steel teflon lined sph, rical be;rilJgs With 1/2" or 5/8" ID spacer✓. • shock are all owner rebun able with,rio ~ ecial toois to purchase. • electric blue anodiz;d co .,r. / , / £'. §t{t{; - ' ~ r, # '< es for high flow (weld on kits al ailable separate). n be p(aced to order or wefde~on by t~e customer. the piston for smooth damp!ng trans·tions. • Ch rom 4140 and heat treat~ 17-4 stai less for long durability. ~ . Ive spring desianed with low operating stress levels. - J'/ ,.-, reservoir mounting,tor the rear of buggies and trucks. 'I' Custom ou d springs for 3" shocks in s - c ~- ibac We do custom shock work and vehicle se VP• Custom designed and mfg. shocks & parts available-( air shocks, water cooled, pistons etc.). -Designed and manufactured by the same person that designed all Kuster Shocks. Page 14 King Shock Technology A Shock Manufacturing Company (714) 530-8701 Fax: (714) 530-8702 10402 Trask Ave., Unit C, Garden Grove, CA 92843 February 1999 hit a tree and was unable to continue and tional Drivers Championship as theChoin-the Ken Steward Oievy S-10 blew an en-iere Hyundai Tiburon dropped from the gine as was relegated to the side of the road. rally after losing the output of his altema-Bill Malik's Volvo 240 la;t the clutch and tor. He carried on for a few more stages parked, thus giving the Jon Wocxiner Cup without his auxiliary lights but was finally for Overall ZWD to Ralph Kosmides and forced to quit. A partial list of the Final his Toyota Supra Twin Turbo. National Results are to be found on these Many others were having problems but pages. they were able to continue and some of The 1999 Michelin SCCA ProRally the sagas go like this: The Mike Whitman/ Championship rally series begins in Febru-Paula Gibeault Ford Cosworth lost a turbo ary and culminates in October, once again hose, finally fixed an engine misfire and suf-in beautiful downtown Houghton and 6:om fered through brake problems. Steve Gin-the looks of this year's competition 1999 gras in his Eagle Talon had a pair of flat should be a record year. ■ The Prochaska VW Golf cranks it hard right as they head for the gold medal in Group 2 and they were 11th overall to boot! The Evan/Ronald Moen Plymouth Neon digs into the Michigan dirt on the way to a great first place in Production and 14th overall. Dusty Times

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GLEN HELEN SHORT COURSE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES Raund_Six By Ron Miller Photos: Ralph Mason Cory Witheri/1 swept both Round 6 heats at Glen Helen, and also won the Super 1600 season championship. The November 22, 1998 event was comprised of 11 racers from Beginner classes. There were 18 billed as this year's "Winter Series Glen Helen's various "Buggy" di- racers on track, with all but four Championships", was also the sixth visions. A party of five was staged competing in the Beginner class. and -final round of the Fabtech for action in the combined 1/5/10 Jeff Anderson won the holeshot in Motorsports sponsored off road class. There were match races on the Novice class, and Pete Garcia short course series. On race day, an tap in Classes 1/2-1600 Short was quickei;t off the line for the intermittent breeze gently teased Course and Super 1600. The final Beginners. Steve Cobb (Novice) the colorful flags and streamers two vehicles taking part in Heat 1 and Manuel Romero (Beginner) adorning off road's most pictur- raced solo in Classes 5-1600 and were holding the second spots in esque park. Local fans basked in 1/2-1600. When Act 6 Scene 1 their respective classes very early the beauty of Autumn's race hues, began, J.C. Dean wasted no time on in Race 2. Robert Padilla which provided an almost surreal in grabbing the holeshot and seiz-quickly moved up and into the backdrop for the Glen Helen sea- ing control of the race. Jerry Miller overall second spot, but despite a son finale. Round 6 and the entire and Tom Hulshof also were away determined effort was unable to 1998 series, might best be remem- smartly, and that pair settled into menace the winner. Anderson bered for the sensational popular- the second and third spots, respec-turned in an impressive perfor-it;· of this track's ATV competi- tively. Cory Witherill got off to his mance, opening up a huge tion. There was certainly no short- usual fast"start, and was yet another the time the field was given the age of A TV entrants on getaway of those Heat 1 contestants for- halfway sign. From there he sim-day, as three of the four classes had wardly placed. With respect to the ply cruised to the overall and Nov-a double digit number of starters. running order of the Race 1 par- ice class victories. Padilla finished An awesome field of 29 ATV rid- ticipants, there was only minimal steadily to place runner up, with ers simultaneously shared the track change during the course of the Cobb out finishing Jason Schaefer during Race 3. Seventeen of those event. Dean played the role of the for the third spot. In the Beginner "fearless flyers" hailed from the In- rabbit beautifully, as all others class, there was a good battle on termediate class, while the remain- chased the Race 1 winner in vain. the front end. Garcia, who had ing dozen dare devils deftly dueled Witherill did the majority of the turned back an early challenge by as Pro Class participants. There passing, working his way past ev- Romero, was being stalked by a fast was even more interest than usual eryone but Dean, while placing closing Jason Nielsen. Nielsen skill-regarding the ATV Beginner class first in Super 1600. Miller followed fully worked his way past the heats, as several racers still had a Witherill past the checkered flag, pacesetter, and then continued on shot at scoring the 1998 "Champi- to take second place in the com- to a game score. Garcia finished as onship". A couple of those "what- bined class. Hulshof finished up the runner up, with Jim Hanson ever happened to" type questions fourth overall, and third in 1/5/10. checking in next in third. Rick were also answered during Round Bill Britt checked in back of Cauchon was along for fourth, fol-6 action, when a few long lost Glen Hulshof, while racing to an uncon- lowed by Garrick Lastra who Helen racers suddenly reappeared tested victory in Class 1/2-1600, placed fifth. Bobby Groves and on the scene. The entire low down and the same held true for Dave Anthony Martin beat half the Be-surrounding these interesting tid- Anckner in Class 5-1600. Steve ginner class field, to earn the sixth bits, and all the year end particu- Errea completed the Super 1600 and seventh spots respectively. lars, are lying straight ahead. So, results by placing second. Race 3 was for the A TV Pro and ready or not, here we go. Race 2 was contested by en-Intermediate classes. A cavalry The opening race on closing day trants from the ATV Novice and charge some 29 riders strong filled Alex Saez, (11X), finished the Glen Helen Fabtech Motorsports 1998 season as the Pilot class champion. just about every inch of the Glen Helen course. Kory Ellis won the holeshot, and as it turned out, a whole lot more. There might have been a "dirty dozen" competing in the Pro class, that is if anyone could have caught up to or passed the speedy Ellis. Steve Owens was nearest the winner early and Mark Ehrhardt was closest to him late, but clearly nobody was going to beat Ellis on this day. Ehrhardt tried valiantly to reach the ultra fleet frontrunner, but Ellis proved much the best. K.E. was well clear of runner up Ehrhardt, when he received the checkered flag. Dave Anderson and Mike Schlump-berger fought it out for the third spot, with the former prevailing. Finishing back of that pair was Scott Butler, who edged Johnny Simmons for sixth place. In the Intermediate class, Bryan Yonan did just about everything except win. Yonan assumed the early lead, beating Joe Perchal, Eric Hays, and Raul Perez, off the line. He con-tinued to open up on his rivals from there, building a gaping lead by the race's halfway point. Even in the very late stages of the heat, Yonan still appeared to have the race in the bag. His sensational effort was unfortunately all for naught, as Yonan came up with an untimely flat on the white flag lap. A most fortunate Eric Hays inherited the lead at that point. From there the opportunistic Hays out finished runner-up Joe Perchal, to take the checkered flag. Steve Marshall's patented late charge landed him in third place, with the aforemen-tioned Perez finishing steadily to take fourth. The fifth through eighth place racers in their Heat 1 order of finish, were Jason Laymon, Matt Dodd, Ben Richmond, and Kevin Zeidler. Race 4 was contested by en-trants from the Superlites, Pilot, and Odyssey classes. Several differ-ent racers enjoyed the overall race lead during the course of the heat. Rick Hoogeveen and Joe Price, who both raced in the Open Od-yssey class, were two of them. Matt Scaroni and Rennie Awana, Super-lites class racers, were two more. Price enjoyed the biggest lead of that group, holding a huge advan-tage until he suddenly came to a halt at the race's halfway point. Matt Scaroni's lead was perhaps the shortest lived, as he was forced to exit less than a lap after reach-ing the front. Rennie Awana on the other hand, held the advantage when it mattered most, at the fin-ish. The Nature's Recipe sponsored standout bested the entire Race 4 field, and easily proved best in the Superlites class. Rick Hoogeveen was next past the finish line, scor-ing a well deserved win in the Open Odyssey class. Doug Good-.enough turned in a fine effort to finish as the Superlites class run-ner-up. D.G. was followed by class-mate Peter Kujundzich, who earned third place. Bill Dorsey fin-ished strongly, scoring the Pilot class win over runner-ul? Alex Saez. Jeff Pearl raced to a second place finish in the Open Odyssey class, and Steve Nugent completed the Superlites class order of finish with a fourth. Guy Savedra raced uncontested in the Stock Odyssey class. Race 5 was made up of 13 ve-hicles from all of the various truck classes. There were four Class 7S entrants, three Class 7 trucks, three Stock Mini 2WD vehicles, and one entrant each in Classes 8, 8S, and Stock Mini 4WD. Most conspicuous in his absence was the Defending Class 8S Champion, Sean McKenzie. McKenzie, who had already clinched his second straight Class 8S Championship, was unable to take part in this event due to "back problems". Here's wishing "Big Mac" a very speedy recovery. Back to the rac-ing action. Two of the three un-contested racers, Scott Conaway and Denise Wittman, went gun-ning for the race's early lead. Con-away briefly established that ad-vantage, before encountering prob-lems which caused him to suddenly drop back into fourth place. Witt-Continued on page 16 Rick Hoogeveen, (55M), the Open Odyssey Champion, is shown here Jeff Pearl finished the season as runner up in the Open Odyssey Clint Wolsey, 1998 Pilot Class runner-up, finished third for the day at being seriously chased by Matt Scaroni. class points series. _G_le_n_H_e_le_n_:S_R_o_u_n_d_6_. ______________ _ Dusty Times February 1999 Page 15

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Peter Kujundzich finished 3rd and 2nd in Round 6, and ended the season as Superlites Class Champion. Jerrod Wedell, 7S season points champion, outscored all other 4WD competitors in total points earned in '98. man took over at that point, as a pair of Class 7S racers, Rick Huse-man and Jarrod Wedell, moved into the second and third spots. Two ol' familiar faces then sud-denly popped up, and that pair's misfortune radically changed the whole complexion of the race. Don't get me wrong though, it was great to see both Ramiro Gonzales (Class 7S) and "Wild Bill" Barnes (Class 7) back in action at Glen Helen. Unfortunately, Barnes rolled his truck on top of "Animal Leap", and Gonzales' problems forced him to pull off at the bot-tom. After a few vehicles barely ne-gotiated their way around the pre-cariously teetering Barnes, the de-cision was wisely made to reroute racers away from Animal Leap. However, doing so meant that ve-hicles had to be diverted right through the area where Gonzales' disabled vehicle had come to rest. The situation further deteriorated, when that rarely used portion of the track suddenly became trans-formed into a giant cloud of dust. Another very wise decision was also made at that point, when the race was red flagged. While course workers and the score keeping crew sorted things out, the Race 5 field was held for a restart. Wittman, who was leading the trucking con-tingent when the race was abruptly halted, enjoyed the luxury of a Bill Dorsey raced to the Heat 1 and overall pilot class victories for Round 6 and finished third in season points. "front of the pack" start. D.W. re-started first, and with a burst, set sail for victory. Wittman powered her way to a convincing overall (and Class 8S) win. Conaway closed strongly from near the back of the restart pack, to finish sec-ond overall and first in Class 8. Rick Huseman was game as usual, battling with the full size trucks and easily winning Class 7S . .Jar-rod Wedell tried his best to stick to "Rocket Rick", but finished up a non-threatening second. Kevin Huseman also turned in a strong effort, racing to the Class 7 victory. Jeff Richardson topped Raul Flores for that class' second spot, while Brian Cavitt finished up in third place for Class 7S. Following Cav-itt was fourth place finisher Stacey Pike, of Kingman, Arizona. Pike was yet another of those ol' famil-iar faces, who we were glad to see back in action locally. In the Stock Mini 2WD class, another solid vic-tory was registered by John Beyer. Beyer out finished runner-up Stacy Fay, while classmate Bill Barnes and Stock Mini 4WD entrant Ed Flores both suffered unfortunate TKO's. Following the customary mid afternoon break, racing action re-sumed with the first of five Heat 2 contests. Main 1 was for all the "Buggy" classes. It was encore time for the Barbary Coast sponsored machine, piloted by J.C. Dean. Dean again powered his way clear of the field and never looked back. "It was a beautiful day and the car ran great" related Dean, shortly after completing his nearly effort-less Sunday sweep. Cory Witherill again beat everyone except Dean, to complete his own sweep of the Super 1600 class. Witherill's total domination of his classmates dur-ing this series earned him Glen Helen's 1998 Super 1600 Champi-onship. Tom Hulshoffinished well to take second place in the 1/5/10 class. Hulshof also finished as the runner-up in overall results (and in Class 1 for the season series). Jim Fay had no problem (nor competi-tion) racing to his second Class 1/ 2-1600 win of the day. Fay's solid 1998 campaign landed the veteran racer runner-up honors in his class for the year. Dave Anckner also completed a solo Sunday sweep, after he chased away any would-be Class 5-1600 entrants. The always formidable Anckner just seems to keep rolling along. "Big Dave" quite literally made a shambles of the 5-1600 division in 1998. An-ckner won his second straight class championship by a staggering 136 point · mar&'fn. J e r r y Miller raced to t h i r d place fin- ' ishes Heat Jerry Miller, Class 1/511 o, had a second and a third in Round 6, and Jeff Richardson, Toyota, placed second and first in the heats, to score took the season championship. a win for the day in Class 7. Ed Flores K-On Round 6 in his Toyota and took the Stock Mini 4WD John Beyer finished his rookie season with the 1998 Stock Mini tK-0-and overall, for the 1/5/10 class. Miller too had himself a most ex-cellent 1998 series, and along the way he secured Glen Helen's.Class 1 Championship. Completing the Class 1/5/10 results was Gary Dubin, who topped Mike Calloway for fourth place. Bill Britt raced in a class of his own (1/2-1600 Short Course), to claim the easiest kind of victory. Main 2 was contested by A TV Novice and Beginner class en-trants. In Novice action, it turned out to be another version of "The Jeff Anderson Show". Anderson swept both heats on the day, but Robert Padilla made certain that the winner earned it. Anderson for the second time proved quickest off the line, and once again he set the pace. Padilla struggled a bit early by missing one of the Lap 1 turns, but he quickly righted him-self-and got back in the hunt. Af-ter steadily cutting into Anderson's advantage, Padilla finally drew abreast of the race leader. The top pair then waged a spirited duel, but Anderson once again emerged with the win. Padilla finished an ultra-game second, followed by Steve Cobb in third and Jason Schaefer in fourth. That same order of fin-ish was also the day's overall re-sults. Although he proved third best during 6 action, it was Steve Cobb who finished the '98 series as ATV Novice class cham-pion. In the Beginner class, Rick Cauchon was off to a fast start and won the holeshot. He looked very strong on the lead, and seemed to have matters well in hand. That is, until somebody seemed to pull the plug on him during the race's semi final lap. A few short turns from taking the white flag. Cauchon seemed to suddenly suffer a power outage. After looking like a sure winner for the majority of the heat, · Continued on page 18 season class championship. wheel-drive championship in his pocket. Dave Anderson, (15), ended the season as ATV Pro Class champion. Page 16 February 1999 Dusty Times

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Kory Ellis had a picture peTfect day with a pair of Heat victories in the ATV Pro Class. closest battle of the year, the 1998 Begin-ner class champion-ship went to Jim Han-son. A mere -two points was the differ-ence, as Hanson edged Jason Laymon to claim the title. Cindy Gibson and an-other pair of Begin-Cauchon suddenly found himself stalled out on the side of the course. He repeatedly tried in vain to restart his machine, before finally accepting his d1sappoincing fate. Pete Garcia was the benefi-ciary of Cauchon's stroke of bad luck, and he gladly led his class-mates from the white flag to the checkers. Garcia's heat 2 victory also gave him the overall win for the day. Jim Hanson out finished Jason Nielsen to place second, but the reverse was true in the over-all scoring. Ron Geir finished fourth in the main, while Cindy Gibson checked in fifth and also fifth overall. Bobby Groves was sixth in the heat and earned fourth place for the day. In the ners also deserve hon- Steve Marshall finished out the year with a total of 322 points, and the Eric Hays had a really good day, sweeping both heats in the ATV Intermediate class. 1-(/) w 0 t) 0 .J o <I: w CD z 0 a:: ~ <I: I t) a: 0 CD (I) .J w w I ~ w z :::; a: w 1-z w t) (I) a: w ~ CD <I: ~ CD (I) a: w ·:; u: z oil ~ orable mention for ATV Intermediate championship. . their '98 seasons. Gibson, who lations are hereby extended to all placed third in the series, finished five gamesters. just 17 points back of the class The third main event was for champ. Pete Garcia ended up just the A TV Pro and Intermediate five points behind Gibson, and classes. In the Pro set, the day Heath Clegg finished the year just clearly belonged to Kory Ellis. one point back of him. Congratu- Ellis raced like a man on a mis-SUPE RAPP UTO ETER LEE YOUR OFF-ROAD SPECIALISTS/ C C • ~ ::0 * Catch us on the Net! PHONE: (714) 441-1212 FAX: (714) 441-1622 2366 E. 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Dave Anderson matched his Heat 1 third, with another like placing in Heat 2. Anderson, who last season claimed the Intermediate class championship, stepped up and stepped out this year, by· win-ning the A TV Pro class champi-onship.· The respective fourth through sixth place riders in Heat 2, were Steve Owens, Mike Schlumpberger, and Alessandro Caminini. Those same positions in the day's overall scoring, went to Schlumpberger, Caminini, and Jack Bednar. Eric Cobb deserves at least honorable mention for earning second place for the sea-son, while racing injured and in obvious pain. In the Intermediate class, it was Eric Hays who again emerged victorious. Hays didn't waste any time in Heat 2, as he immediately blasted off into the lead. Hays, who seems a prime candidate for Glen Helen's "De-velopment of the Year", -scored this win in front running fashion. Joe Perchal and Ron Holthaus each made a run at the pacesetter, but Hays easily repelled both chal-lenges. After completing his Round 6 sweep, Hays was asked how he had done it. The modest young man with the brightest of futures stated "It wasn't easy, those were some good competi-tors." If you '11 recall; Hays began this year's series beating up on the Beginner class. There's no telling where E.H. might level off, now that he's proven capable of spank-ing Intermediate class rivals. Ron Holthaus edged Joe Perchal for second place in the main, but not in overall scoring. Perchal claimed that spot, with third over-all going to the Heat 2 fourth .place finisher, Steve Marshall. Speaking of Marshall, not only did he race to this year's Intermedi-ate class championship, he also thrashed his overmatched rivals by a 121 point total. Jason Lay-mon finished directly behind Mar-shall in Heat 2 overall results, and year end totals as well. Matt Dodd raced to sixth place finishes for the main and the day. Ben Rich-mond, the seventh place finisher in Heat 2, traveled all the way from Europe to make his Glen Helen debut. Richmond finished just ahead of eighth place rider Raul Perez in the main event, but the opposite proved true in the overall results. The fourth main was contested by entrants from the Superlites, Pilot, and Odyssey classes. Rick Hoogeveen, Matt Scaroni, and Clint Wolsey each grabbed the holeshot in their respective divi-sions. During Lap 2, Joe Price forged his way past Hoogeveen to grab the overall race lead. Hoo-J.C. Dean enjoyed two easy Heat victories in the combined 115110 class events. Dusty Times

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Rick Huseman made it a clean sweep, with two victories in Class 7S, High-flying Pete Garcia, took a second and a first in the ATV Beginner Jim Fay makes it through the turn as he heads for his victory in class which put him into second place for the season. competition, to take the o_ve_ra_l_1 v,~ic~t_o,Y.~-- ~------~~ ~112~-1_6_00_.~---~-------~-~~-~-geveen was not in-ner Kevin useman. presse y Huseman's eye catch-course series from Glen Helen ished though and re-Richardson emerged ing power display. Second place Raceway park. Congratulations to established command victorious this time finisher Jarrod Wedell may have the entire G.H. "gang" for an-in the race's late around, and in so do- scored silver on the day, but he other super season of racing, and stages, when Price suf- ing earned himself the landed the gold medal for these-helmets off to all of this year's fered an untimely spin overall Round 6 win. ries. That's because it was Wedell championship winners. By the out. That was all she Huseman settled for who captured the 1998 Class 7S time this print and your eyes cross wrote, as Hoogeveen the second spot for the championship. The final order of paths. Round 1 of the 1999 series beat the remainder of heat and for the day, finish from Heat 1, Brian Cavitt should be fast approaching. Best the field to the check- while third place fin- third and Stacey Pike fourth, also wishes and good luck to all, as we ered flag. Hoogeveen isher Raul Flores com- held true for the main and over-once again wipe the slate clean also captured the 1998 pleted the scoring in all. and begin the chase anew. Hope Open Odyssey class class. Richardson was That wraps up this year's.short 2 CU there. • ■ championship, in addi- also the big winner in tion to his fine pair of .-,--w' season points totals. Round 6 heat wins . .__ ___________________ __, The 1998 class cham-Clint Wolsey and Bill In Class 1/2-1600 Short Course it was Bill Britt taking the win for pion finished well clear Dorsey battled tooth Round 6. of Flores, who earned and nail in Pilot class action. That '98 starts. Ed Flores was another runner-up honors. The final Class pair raced side by side and wheel one of the Main 5 truckers who 7S heat was a carbon copy of the to wheel for several of the Main 4 scored a "walkover" win. Flores day's earlier contest. Rick Huse-laps. Wolsey did edge clear late raced to Heat 2, Round 6, and man again proved too much for though, and went on to post the season points victories, in the his 7S classmates, while romping Heat 2 win. Dorsey settled for the Stock Mini 4WD class. In Stock to another authoritative score. runner-up spot, beating Alex Saez Mini 2WD action, -1998 class On his way to completing another who checked in third. Dorsey, champion John Beyer finished his easy Sunday sweep Huseman also ho.wever, claimed the overall season with a flourish. J.B. com- gave the Class 8 and 8S winners Round 6 victory, and all Saez did pleted his highly successful rookie a pretty good run for their money. was win the 1998 Pilot class season by sweeping both heats on Huseman and Scott Conaway championship. Obviously, con-the day. 0nce again Beyer's win were virtually locked together, as gratulations are in order for all came at the expense of runner-up that pair drag raced past the three winners. In the Superlites Stacy Fay. Fay earned second grandstands during one particu-class, Matt Scaroni and Rennie place for the heat, day, and sea- larly memorable lap. After the Awana were locked in battle from son, while Bill Barnes placed third race, R.H. also received high the outset. Scaroni held the ad-in those same three categories. In praise from competitor Denise vantage until Awana slipped past the Class 7 finale, Jeff Richardson Wittman. "You are fast" ex-him, at about the halfway sign. turned the tables on Heat 1 win- claimed Wittman, obviously im-Near the conclusion of the heat, ~..--· Awana exited with terminal front end problems. That left Scaroni with no immediate danger, and M.S. easily raced to victory. Pe-ter Kay was along for second, and Doug Goodenough finished well for third. In the overall races, it was Kujundzich winning the big prizes. P.K. captured not only the Round 6 Superlites victory, but also the 1998 class championship. Goodenough finished as the run-ner-up for the day, and Awana did the same for the year. The fifth and final main of the day, was the season finale for all of the truck classes. Scott Cona-way was uncontested in Class 8, but you· could hardly tell by the way he put the pedal to the metal. Conaway blasted into the lead and never did slow down, by choice. Unfortunately, he was forced to, by necessity. Conaway had to pull over when his vehicle was smoking very late in the heat. His Round 6 victory was already assured, but S.C. was no doubt hoping for a bit happier ending. Ditto for Denise Wittman who raced solo in Class BS. Wittman, whose husband Todd captured Glen Helen's 1998 Class 8 cham-pionship, had her share of prob-lems in the finale as well. D.W. · suffered a broken leaf spring on Lap 3, but still managed to finish. "Lady Wittman" was the easiest kind of winner for Round 6, and placed third in season point to-tals, despite a limited number of Dusty Times a Round 6 sweep. Jeff Anderson, Novice Class, grabs some air while on his way to a sweep of Round 6 at Glen Helen. February 1999 Page 19

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BEST IN THE DESERT TERRIBLE'S TOWN 250 Davis and Book Break the Bank By John Calvin Photos:Trackside Photo Ty Davis and Donnie Book won overall and collected $10,000 for their efforts. Ty is also the Open Pro season champ on the Yamaha. he Best In The Desert held their final event of 1998 in beautiful downtown Pahrump, Nevada, not too long ago a small sleepy town, a wide spot in the desert that has sud-denly grown to 23,000 hardy souls and it is rapidly becoming a much wider spot in the road. The-race was hosted by Terrible's •Town Casino and as far as we could tell, everyone had a great time at this 250 mile trek although the tempera-ture was a bit on the low side during the race. Technical Inspection and Con-tingency took place on Friday, a fairly large group in attendance and the weather gods sorta smiled on us dur-ing the day. It was cool, perhaps chilly and there was a nice breeze and as usual, entrants' spirits were _ high and those in the running for the overall bike win were licking their chops at the thought of winning the $10,000 the Herbsts had put up for the overall winner of the motorcycle classes. The official start and finish of the race was just behind the Herbst's ca-sino and a fairly large contingent of bikes and quads took off into the desert at the dawn's early light. Sat-urday dawned bright and clear and I must throw in cold also, for cold it was and this day there was a strong wind blowing which made it all the more uncomfortable for those whose job it is to stand and wait. Johnny Campbell, who rode solo .• -,;r~ -~ Bryan Folks and David Pearson were first 250 Pro and they were fourth overall on their KTM for the 250 mile race. on his Honda was the first rider to arrive, said he was a bit cold, as he had run into snow near Beatty but he was afeared that he wasn't the overall winner as Donnie Book was coming fast. And, guess what, Book was in shortly thereafter and when the countin' was done it was the Ty Davis/Donnie Book Yamaha taking the overall win by a mere 4 2 seconds and that was worth $10,000 to the winning combo. That works out to $240 a second, making it a very im-pressive. and expensive win. Ty and Donniemerely said it was a lot of fun and that there would be partyin' to-night! So 1:he Open Pro win went to Ty and Donnie, Johnny Campbell took a disappointing second, Russell and Nick Pearson took the third spot in class as well as overall, Russ just back from Australia where his riding earned him a gold medal. Nick rode the first half of the race and.Russell brought the KTM home, albeit 12 IJilinutes out of the win. In 250 Pro it was 1.D year old David Pearson teaming up with Bryan Folks on a KTM anl:l their win was impressive; they ha~ nine min-utes on their competitio,. This was their second pro race as a team and it was their second win. Second in 250 Pro was the duo of Oakley Lehman and James Sum-mers, and although they were sec-ond on their Kawasaki it did give the season high points to Oakley and he was quite pleased with that. Third in 250 Pro was the KTM of Tim Fitzpatrick and Bill Delcarlo and they were happy to be at the fin-ish. Next in class was the Kawasaki of Todd Davis and Mark Weldy. It was basically an uneventful day ex-cept when Mark went over the bars out of Check #4 and -he definitely thought it was a rough course. Fifth in 250 Pro was the pair of Danny Cooper and Tony Bergman on their Yamaha. Cooper rode the second half of the race, said he had crashed a few times and he was re-ally exhausted after a long day. Matt Burroughs and Eron Boyer were the sixth and final finishers in 250 Pro and were very glad to reach the fin-ish line after a long seven hours out on ·the course. First 0-30 Pro was Daryl Folks and Rick Bozartin who rode their KTM in fine fashion and the win Jonah Street and Taber Murphy came down from Washington to win Dick Yardley and Trask Johnson had a he/lava fight in 0-25 E, taking Chris Fry, Ron and Ken Couturier rode their Yamaha to the 4-SU E the 4-SO P Class, shown here at speed on the Honda. the win by 11 seconds on their Kawasaki. victory, winning the class by 17 minutes in Pahrump. Glenn Taylor and Ron Purvines won 0-30 Eby five Cornering hard, the Kawasaki team of Bates/ Todd Winslow and Curt lnseley rode their Honda to The Colbert, Vanderpool, Jackson Kawasaki was minutes on their KTM, but riding without goggles Ornellas/Zades team heads for the win in 025 A, the win in Class 0-30 A, shown here negotiating one the 0-48 E Class winner, winning by almost an hour can be hazardous to your health. and they were the only finishers in the class. of the gentler corners. _aft_e_r_th_e_25_0_m_ik_e_t_re_k_. ________ _ Page 20 February 1999 Dusty Times '

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Catching a bit of air, the Foster, Sorenson, Blake machine heads for L~~d_~!::~~~~~-~~l._~~..2:.~~:_:f.lJ Johnny Campbell was 42 seconds too late to claim the $10,000 for the finish and the win in Open Expert, 10 minutes ahead of their Scott Anderson and Steve Fry were the big winners in 0-40 P, shown the overall bike win and had to settle for the second spot. _com___,p~e_ti.,.."tion_. __ =--,---------c----c~~----~~-here on the Yamaha they rode to victory. gave Folks the 0-30 Pro points cham- problems during the race and that Cory Ayers was the first Ironman needed it and was fortunate to fin-and Bob Isom was last finisher, God pionship for the '98 season. they had stopped to help a downed Expert to finish the 250 mile loop. ish without problems. knows what happened to him but he · Next in was Darrol and Kevin rider somewhere out on the course. He brought his Honda in to the fin-Steve Blakely was the fourth Iron-was out on the course for almost nine Brown on a Honda and they were Third in 4-SOPro was Jerry ish in five hours and forty minutes. man to finish on that cold Saturday hours. Congrats to all you solo rid-less than two minutes out of the class Ostler and Mark Robbins and Mark Cory said he had to pass a lot of bikes, and it took Steve six and a half hours ers. win. said his only problem was stalling the . he was a bit tired but loves the Iron-to finish the race on his Yamaha but In the 030 Expert class was the Mike Healey and Larry Roeseler bike and having a hard time starting man class and can't wait for next we never got to hear what his prob-duo of Glenn Taylor and Ron were third in 0-30 Pro on their Ka-it. year. Cory arso won the lronman lems were. Purvines riding their KTM to the wasaki. Healey rode the second half Bryan Freeman and Scott Wilson championship on points for the sea- Joe Meyer finished fifth on his class win. The guys said they had a and said he had to nurse the bike a pooled their considerable talents on son. Husqvarna and he said he had a ball and will ride together next year bit but still had a great time, even their Yamaha to take the 250 Expert Mark McManus was second Iron- great time. Someone gave him a also. though they were the last finishers class. They stopped once to help a man Expert to finish and he said that brownie which he devoured in an Gordon Keller and Dennis in class. downed rider and then broke the he had a good race on his KTM and instant, and Joe remarked, "As long Gallagher arrived at the finish on In 4-SUPro Steve Hen-geveld brake pedal in the last section and Mark was less than nine minutes out as it isn't dirt, I'll eat it!" Way to go their Kawasaki about eight minutes and Jeff Capt rode their Kawasaki to that made for some interesting riding of the gold medal after a nice race. Joe! in arrears to the winner. They the class win, beating their class com-and some quick decisions. Tommy Roberts was the third Larkin Wright was sixth on a switched riding chores at every pit petition by a bit over four minutes. Only one and a half minutes out Ironman Expert across the line, tak- Honda, Mark Franklin followed him and had a great time. Steve said the bike was great, the of first place was the Kawasaki of ing just over six hours to finish the on a KTM, Mark Royce on another The Tussing/Skeary/Davidge course was great and it was a great Wade/Jacob Phillips and Lance course. Tommy said he gave his tool KTM was eighth, Bill Mortellaro KTM was the third and the last bike run. Stein. Wade did the final section and belt to another rider who really took the ninth spot on his Kawasaki Continued on P•t• 22 Second in class was Aron Hun-said he was ready to go again, but tington and Scott Morris and they maybe another day. said they had a lot of fun on their The KawasakiofJeffYoder, Rick Honda and especially wanted to Fernandez and Greg Luna was the thank their crew for all of the third 250E to cross the finish line and work they di . Third in class was the although they had enough problems Yamaha of Chuck Dempsey and that they finished over an hour be-. Randy Moseley. Randy said he hind the class leader but Yoder did spilled a few times during the race win the season points and they were and they were glad to be at the fin-all quite happy about that. ish after six hours. Erik Giffith and Dana Van Stee 4-SOPro was won by Jonah Street were the first 125 Pro to hit the fin-and Taber Murphy who came down ish line, their Kawasaki bringing from Washington to ride their Hon- them home in good time and they da to victory. Second in class was were glad to see the finish after a very Greg Bringle and Craig Smith. They cold day and they were the only fin-reported they had some mechanical ishers in the class. · Yet another KTM was a winner, Daryl Folks and Rick Bozarth .rori the 0-30 P Class, by less than tM> minutes, fifth overall. Steve Hengeveld and Jeff Capt were the 4-SU P winners, winning their class by a bit over four minutes on their Kawasaki. 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I I ► I I I • ' j I I I The Flaming/Heitchew Kawasaki took the honors in o-40 A, shown The Jones, Bolton, Ryker Yamaha flies across the desert on the way Steve Bellman and Doug Eichner were the Quad Pro winners, taking here saving wear on the front tire on the way to victory. to a win in 4-SU A, seven and three quarter hours on the course. the gold medal with over twenty minutes to spare. across the finish line in 030E and glad to arrive in a decent time. and they took the win in 025 Expert competition by 11 seconds and they them down and are waiting for next they were just running about 13 min- . Dick Yardley and Trask Johnson and it certainly was the closest class declared it was a great race and they season to begin. utes out of second place but were had a great ride on their Kawasaki finish of the day. They beat their had no mechanical problems to slow Cecil Schrader and Ben Moody 4 ;i; had a great race, they diced with the ,. class winner all day long and ended up second in 025E, close enough to first to taste it. The third and last finisher in class was the Kawasaki of Jeff Meek and Todd Iles and we aren't sure what their problems were but they were about half an hour out of the hunt. Ron/Ken Couturier and Chris Fry were the 4-SU E winners on their Yamaha, taking in the course in six hours and eleven minutes and besting their competitors by 17 min-utes. John Minnock and Tom McNab came in second in 4-SU E, they were over 15 minutes behind the class leader and said they had a great bike Eric Griffith and Dana Van Steerode their Kawasaki to a nice win in 125 Pandthey Cory Ayers was the big winner in lronman Expert, besting his competition by eight and it was a great race. were the only finishers in class. minutes, shown here on his Honda. Kelly and Don y ancey were third HONDA . Power . Equipment KAWAGUCHIHONDACOR~ POWER TO-~-iJ --Racer and Spectator D"iscounts •GENERATORS •WELDERS •GENERAL PuRPOSE ENGINES • WATER PUMPS •LAWNMOWERS •RIDING MOWERS •OUTBOARD ENGINES ' e LAWN TRACTORS · EB6500SX \J •TILLERS CALIFORNIA'S LARGEST HONDA POWER EQUIPMENT PARTS AND INVENTORY IF We DoN'T HA VE IT, No ONE Does! DELIVERY TO TI-IE RA.CPS AVAIi.ABIE • PLEAsE CAIL AliEAo EX1000 KAWAGUCHI HONDA 3532E.3RoSi:l..a5~CA9CXJ6'3•213.264.3936, 264.5858 FAX 264,.2136 Power Equipment Page 22 i VISA I s A L E s ' s E R V I C E ' p A R T s No+-h;~n-' . ii H O N DA PO W E R E Q' U I PM E N T S P E CI AL I ST 'U ll.l)t::,S eastef. =------,------,--,--,----,---,-----,--,----'--c---c--=-----=---c-::-~--,-----,---'-:-.---:-:-:-:-:-------------1 iai For opltmllm pc~or.n.incr and ~r-ty, pie-.,~ h:•.:id Lr.I." 0\\,11."r s m.:i.nual b.:forr Op('r:itlng your Hond:a Po~·1."r Equipment. Spc-citlc-.1110n:i. subJe<"l to C'l-...lnS,C ~it."iout notkc. ·Estim.1te only b;iscd on r:itc-d load. •Battery not m,:lud('d "1th E,_t3500SXK1. £~15000S.XK I and ESt3500SX. ♦♦\\.ilh b,:1.ttery tr:.,y kit. wh('1ds !t h.U'!.ilC"r. ConnecUon to house' powc-r rc-qulrc-s tr.insfC"r d~1tc to .woi,I possibl(' tn;ury to pov-·c-r company p,:rsonnc-1. Consult J. quJ.lific-d t'lcct.riclJ.n. February 1999 Dusty Times

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Vince Reger and Cortney Whipple won the Over 35 The Edwards, Curtis, Willoford KTM machine was The lronman Amateur title went to Bruce Hendel, Expert Class at Pahrump, seen here riding hard on The only finisher in 250 A was the Tyner, Dabney, the gold medal winner in the 0-35 A Class, winning shown here on his way to victory. He won the class their KTM to the victory. Humber Honda, running the course in 6:49:45. by over half an hour. ~by~o111_e_r_two_h_o_u_rs_. _________ _ The Jackimowicz/Lamson/Lowe/1 Quad took the Expert Class at Da"ol and Kevin Brown picked up the second place medal in 0-30 P The Lehman/Summers Kawasaki was second in 250 P, they were Pahrump, besting their competition by ten minutes. on their Honda, less than two minutes out of the class win. about nine minutes out of the win at the BITD Pahrump race. in 4-SU E and although we don't know what their troubles were, we do know they were out on the course for almost seven hours. The Isenberg/Thomson/Smillen Honda was the last finisher in class and the guys were out riding for seven and a half hours and were quite glad to get to the finish after a long cold day. Steve Bates, Manny Ornellas and Bob Zades decided to win 0-25 A and win they did. They covered the course in six hours and thirteen min-utes on their Kawasaki and were the only finisher in class. In the 0-30 A Class Todd Winslow and Curt Inseley gave it their all and took the class on their Honda. We understand it was Todd's birthday as well which made the win even better. Open-E was fairly close all race long but the Foster/Sorenson/Blake trio had a very successful day, each one riding one third of the race and they took the class win with ten min-utes in hand. The Isom/Wilde/Bergan Honda was in the hunt all day but the guys traded rides every pit and they came in for the second spot in class. Scott Underwood ana Craig Sasso from the win. their sponsorless KTM and finished in took the gold in 0-40 A in a bit over brought their Honda in for third place 0-35 E only had one finisher and just over seven hours. The Kearney/ seven and a half hours while the run-in Open-E but they were an hour off that was the KTM of Vince Reger and Adams Yamaha was second in class, ner-up, Richard Brooks and Art the pace, having some sort of prob- Cortney Whipple and they tooled half an hour out of the hunt and the Malone finished after a long hard day, lem during the race. around the course in less than six and third finisher in class was the Honda over nine hours out on the course. The first Quad Pro to make the fin-. three quarter hours and were very glad of Charles Price and John Konkle who The 4-SU A class only had one ish line, a Doug Roll vehicle, belonged to get to the finish. completed their effort in just under bike make it to the finish and that to Steve Bellman and Doug Eichner The Honda of Mike, Chris and eight hours. was Dana Jones, Joe Bolton and Tim and they won the Pro class by over 20 Gregg was the only entry in 250 A so Bruce Hendel was the Ironman Ryker and they won on their minutes. They were followed in by Bill the guys just cruised along and fin-Amateur winner, riding a Honda to Yamaha. YokleyandKirnKuhnieonaRollDe- ished with ease with the gold medal. victory and Mike Rusiewski was two And so it ended, a cold, windy sign but they were 20 minutes off the 0-35 A was won by Edwards/Cur- and a half hours behind on his Kawa- day but a great race. Stand by, 1999 pace. tis/Willoford and these guys came over saki. is coming and we'll be there with you. The 0-40 P class had only one fin-from Arizona and took the win on The Flaming/Heitchew Kawasaki Additional Photos On Next Page ... isher and that was the Honda of Scott Anderson and Steve Fry and they completed the 250 miles in six hours and 28 minutes. The Colbert/Vanderpool/Jackson group rode their Kawasaki to the 0-48 class win, splitting the riding chores and finishing the course in six and a half hours. Howard Larson and Jerry Allen came down from Washington to give it a try and they took second in their class. In the Quad Expert Division it was the Honda of Gary, Charles and Dwight who took the gold medal while Jan/Jared and Jay took the sil-ver in Quad Expert, ten minutes away OFF ROAD SCRAMBLE llypc Umcram'ble the five words below and the reaultmc senm'bled 1ettma ID the boxes and you will have the anawer to the question or statement. What did Nixon pet, Churchil1 llve in and Uncle Max Exemplify? YLEPUL ENSABSR AKERB THULCC ERBMUP " □-□-· --·-□--□-□ □----;. .. ,_ ----., --------_1 __ 1L__ " Bryan Freeman and Scott Wilson won the 250 Expert Class by 32 seconds after a hard fought battle, but their Yamaha persevered. Dusty Times February 1999 Page 23

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• ~ t i ► I I I ' t I Aron Huntington and Scott Morris took the silver medal in 4-SU P, just Greg Bringle and Craig Smith rode their Honda to a second place four minutes out of the win on the Yamaha. finish in 4-SO P, they were about nine minutes out of the class win. Mark McManus was second in lronman Expert, less than nine minutes The Phillips, Phillips, Stein Kawasaki was second in 250 Expert, they away from the class win on his KTM. were just 32 seconds out of the class win. Cecil Schrader and Ben Moody took second in 0-25 E missing the The Keller/Gallagher duo rode hard all day but had to settle for second gold by just 11 seconds on their Kawasaki. in 0-30 E, shown here before enthralled spectators Richard Brooks and Art Malone had a long day. over nine hours to the Howard Larson and Jerry Allen had a long day. seven and a half second spot in D-40 A and were glad to see the finish line. hours on the course but they were second in D-48 E. Bill Yokley and Kin Kuhnie came from Kentucky and Ohio to race their Wa"en Kruger and Todd Halvorsen were the Kansas entries in Quad quad and they took the silver medal in Quad Pro in 6:43. Amateur and they rode their Honda to first place in class. Page 24 February 1999 Mike Rusiewski had to exhausted, he was the second lronman Amateur, but it took him almost ten hours out on the course on his Kawasaki . Second in Open Expert was the trio of Mike Isom, Terry Wilde an Mike Bergan and they were just 10 minutes away from the gold o their Honda. The Kearney/Adams duo rode their Yamaha to the silver medal in the 0-35 A Class, about half an hour off the winners pace. John Minnock and Tom McNabb rode their Yamaha to a nice second place in 4-SU E and they were about 15 minutes off the winning pace. The Pritchard/Huffman/Gobel also came from the mid-west and they rode the Roll Design to a nice second place in Quad Expert. Dusty Times

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Jean Louis Schlesser, Renault, took second in the event, won the FIA Japan's Shinozuka came to the UAE for1he first time, got stuck, but championship, in a rear-wheel-drive buggy. still finished third in his Mitsubishi. Former Formula One driver, Phillipe Alliot, brought his Nissan back seventh overall. The eighth edition of the with a substantial marg...,.in-. ---------------------Marlboro UAE Desert Chal-A total of 477 cars and trucks lenge, which was run early No-·lined up for the start in Abu MARLBORO UAE DESERT CHALLENGE 1998 vember was won by the French Dhabi on November 3rd. Com-Mitsubishi team of Fontenay/ petitors from 15 countries all Fontena w· Dubois. After some 1000 gruel- ready to attack the vast Arabian y inner ing desert miles they beat previ- deserts which lay ahead of them. ouswinnerJeanLouisSchlesser Onlyahandfulofteamswerego-Schlesser FIA Champ1· . n by a narrow margin of 36 min- ing for the overall victory, but utes. Although it was the second many were just as happy to win major victory for Fontenay in the their class or even just to finish . . Text & Photos: Ed Heuvink 1998 FIA World Cup Cross Pre race favorites other than country, he also won this year's Paris Dakar winner Fontenay and Paris-Dakar, it was Schlesser who championship leader Schlesser became champion. The Buggy were the Japanese Shinozuka, pilot scored on nearly every Former Formula 1 driver Philippe round of this year's cup and won Alliot and the German Jutta This is the :;ystem run by most TRI-MIL BOBCAT CHROME off road race winners Page 26 1984-91 CORVETTE 2 1/2" OR 3" S.S. TARGA MUFFLER 13220 HALLDALE AVENUE GARDENA, CA 90249 310-217-9233 WHOLESALE ONLY DEALER INQUIRIES INVITED Jean-Pieffe Fontenay. Mitsubishi, takes the flag on the start platform at Abu Dhabi Kleinschmidt. Together with in time to the bivouac near hour. Tina Thorner she was also the Arjan. No less than ten cars got The third day is since the start only full female team this year. penalties for exceeding the maxi-of the rally in 1991, the famous All these trucks started in the mum allowed time. Penalties in "Rub Al Khali', the empty quar-prototype category. The German order of three to eleven hours. ter, stage. Close to the Saudi Sven Quandt was the leading However, they all were allowed Arabian border the red dunes are entry in the standard class. The to start the next morning. sometimes a few hundred feet BMW-heir also entered Mitsubi-The second day was a longer high and always acted as a bar-shi Pajeiro, run by his own team. stage, 292 miles in total with start rier between countries, and At the .last minute the only ·and finish near the bivouac. Al-nowadays for rally drivers. A to-American entry of Tom though the maximal allowed run-tal of 250 miles of sand before all Warnberg, driving a Hummer, ning time was eight hours 30 competitors will be back at the was cancelled. Again we could minutes, Schlesser was already bivouac. The start was already at not see the Hummer in .racing back in the bivouac just after seven in the morning to give the conditions in the Emirates. lunch time. It took him only four slower cars the opportunity to re-The first leg of the rally, was a hours 36 minutes to cover the turn before dark. Thirty-two light short 175 miles_ stage heading distance in his rear wheel drive trucks were allowed to start and east into the desert. After the buggy. Fontenay, Shinozuka and already after three hours ceremonial start on the Corniche Kleinschmidt completed the Fontenay was back. His Mitsubi-in Abu Dhabi all competitors stage top four and the .second shi ran without problems, the drove on public roads to the Schlesser buggy, driven by Span-first few miles he could run flat camel racetrack near Bani Yas. iard Servia was fifth. The desert out but once the big dunes ap-From there it was gravel and sand (shadow) temperatures raised to peared on the horizon he had to all the way. Already on this first over one hundred degrees round lift. Schlesser was faster on the stage it was Fontenay who man-Fahrenheit around midday, and first miles due to the lightness of aged fastest time. In just two and many teams couldn't deal with the buggy, but 80 miles he got a half hours he covered the 17 5 these conditions. Japanese driver stuck in the sand and lost 45 min-miles. Beating Schlesser by just had to dig out his car and was not utes. Shinozuka passed Schlesser four minutes. Kleinschmidt sur-too happy with these tempera-on this leg and was hoping he prised many veteran drivers by tures. But more drivers lost valu-would pass the French Buggy-finishing third. The German fe- able minutes, or hours, digging driver in the overall standings. male driver was three minutes their cars. Three teams had to Shinozuka theoretically had a faster than Shinozuka in yet an-give up during the stage and an-chance to win the championship other Mitsubishi. The standard other seven returned to the biv-but then Schlesser would have to class was won by Bilhilli, a local ouac after closing. After two days finish way back. Stephane driver in a very standard Nissan and 467 miles of desert, Fontenay Peterhansel finished third that Patrol ahead of Strugo, another led Schlesser by just one minute. day. The former motorcycle Frenchman in another Mitsubi- However, the top four were only rider, he won both Paris-Dakar shi.Alreadyattheendofthefirst 30 minutes apart, but No.5, as well as the Desert Challenge day some teams did not make it Bilhilli, already lost over one on two wheels, enjoyed his first February 1999 Dusty Times

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Wim Snippe, in a Mitsubishi Geco, makes a nice four-wheel-drive In the only American Jeep to finish, Al Shanfari skims over some of Jean-Pieffe Fontenay, (center), raises his trophy high as rally chairman rooster tail throu h the desert. He finished 121'. the many miles of soft, white sand. Mohammed Bin Sulayem(far right) applauds. time out on our w ee s. at eserts o u ai an Abu Dhabi rally the leading motor sports seas competitors the organizers made. The Arabian deserts are day he only lost some minutes give plenty of room for rallying event in the Arab world. Over have a special low entry fee which certainly different to the deserts due to a flat tire. Phillipe Alliott and the locals are very friendly the years interest grew and this for example includes free shipping of Nevada or Arizona and the was another casualty who got and always helpful. In eight years year competitors from all major of the truck. Also American driv- buggies as well as the U.S. trucks stuck-in the sand. He l(i)st 40 min- rally chairman Mohammed Bin European countries and Japan ers are welcome and for them too are by no means without a chance utes. Snippe, Strugo, Marcy, Sulayem and his team made this came to the UAE.-For all over-special arrangements· can be of winning. ■ Kleinschmidt were drivers who started in the top ten and lost many minutes being stuck or helping out other competitors. Standard class championship contender Quandt no less than four times got stuck and at the end of the day only had a few minutes advantage over Strugo, his main opponent in the stan-dard class. The fourth and final stage of the UAE Desert Challenge took the competitors back to Dubai, near the marine club was a super special of two miles in a newly build stadium. But before that the drivers had to cover another 280 miles of desert. Due to his problems Schlesser now had nearly lost an hour on Fontenay, and was ten minutes behind Shinozuka. However, Schlesser had a great final day and finished well ahead of his opponents. In the end 28 trucks made it to the finish, · however only 13 teams were without penalties. Fontenay lost 15 minutes on Schlesser on the final stage but in the end he had a 36 minute lead. Shinozuka too lost on the final day and in the overall standings lost his sec-ond place to Schlesser. With three Mitsubishis in the top five, Kleinschmidt was fourth, under-lined the power of this Japanese car. Also in the standard class Mitsubishi were the winners, Quandt and Stugo finished first and second in the championship although local driver Bilhilli was the first standard car in the rally. The team prize Was for Geco Rac-ing of Germany. Quandt ninth overall, Dutchman Snippe 12th and Bauerle 19th. Again the Marlboro UAE Desert Challenge was a highly popular event, and a lot of teams tested their trucks here for the coming Paris-Dakar rally. The OFF ROAD SCRAMBLE ANSWERS: Pully, Harness, Brake, Outch, Bumper CHECKERS Dusty Times February 1999 Page 27 ,,-

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CORP CARRERA DE CAMPEONES SAN FELIPE 200 Bru.ckman Blasts Baja By Tony Tellier Photos: Mario Vasquez Vic Bruckmann and Tim Lawrence paired in their Chenowth 1600 car to take the overall win at the Caffera de Campeones. The final and fifth event of the El Cabuso, to inappropriately 1998 CORP racing season was named "Oasis", past the new well won by the flawless performances field into the Crack of Doom and of both the car and the crew of then bounced into Laguna Vic Bruckmann and Tirri Armaga/Borrego. The run down Lawrence who drove the 200 to San Felipe went back of the miles from Mexicali to San Feli-Tres Palos Pemex and down the pe in 4: 15: 16. They beat Gusta-Whoops to the Power Line Road vo Coronado's big truck by three into the Los Arcos "Meta". The and a half minutes. A minute course was made even more "in-back was Arturo Lizarraga's "5". teresting" by cold rain squalls on The apparent' early domination the upper end and by extreme of Luis Barragan fell short at winds blowirig across the Laguna. Borrego, as did Lizarraga's hard The winds came up, clouds · charge which was short-circuited scudded in and rain began to fall by a strategic miscue. Alfredo in the start area. Racers were Torres/Martin Valenzuela won yelling for "Rain-Ex" to treat "1 O" and were fourth overall. their goggles and shields. The Arturo Honold came from way Saga of Salada y Sakiana: Light back in the pack to take fifth rain resulted in a "no dust" con-overall and second in Class 10. dition on the chase race road ... Tom Watson (" 1600") was until right at the pits. There the sixth; Danny Ledezma {''5-strong winds made the bone dry 1600") was seventh followed by talcum swirl right into everyone's Simon Ruiz/Cesar Cons eyes. It seemed to have rained ev-(" 1600"), Rick Fouquette/Edgar erywhere ... but there. As Alfonso Casanova ("5-1600") Adam and Lacarra joked: "THESE are the Mike Pfankuch {"9"), and then '"Dusty Times!"'. Barragan ("10"). The course layout effectively The race course started at separated the race into two dif-Cerro Prieto, south of El Volcan, ferent legs: a high speed section near the Gun Club on Highway on the top and a rugged and 5. Using a convenient concrete choppy half to the south. Many underpass the course headed teams elected to split their driv-west through the north end of ing teams according to their par-the Sierras de Las Cocopah to-ticular areas of expertise. For ex-wa rd the top end of Laguna ample, winners Bruckmann and Salada. From there the racers Lawrence had the digitally com-headed south past the Guadalupe promised Vic in for the first half Canon area, across the washes to to reduce the possibility of fur-ther contact with the steering wheel and Tim was in through the whoops. Both the Gomez and Pfankuch "9" teams used that same rational rationale: Dad's in first; (fast) kids in for the rough run to the finish. Several season championships were decided during this final race and a number of well planned attacks did not go, well, as planned. The run for "Pro 9" had promised to be a real barn burner between the Adam Pfank-uch car and Alfonso Lacarra in the Lacarra/Mayoral rig. With one point separating the two the car that f1nished higher would wear the season tiara. In a similar situation, Rick St. John wanted to go out of the "5-1600" class with the champion-ship so as to make the sale of his car easier. With all due respect, Rick Fouquette and the black Casanova car had other ideas on this subject. Note: this was Rick's last Baja Bug race. St. John plans on racing the SCORE series in the new "1800" two seater of Adam. While two side by side races right to the checkered flag would have been the best for a story, it was not to be. Before the High-way 5 underpass Alfonso got some air and came down side-ways on the left rear wheel. Al-though the rim and tire remained intact, the axle was bent severely Gustavo Coronado had his best race of the year, finishing second overall in his Class B Ford. at the outer tube bearing. Wob-bling to the road, Lacarra sadly put Black Beauty on the car hauler and, unbeknownst to Adam at that time, the Pfankuchs were the champs be-fore the day was old and the beer was cold. Back starter St. John, on the other hand, was slicing and dic-ing through the huge field of mini Bugs when he flipped the car near the entrance to the Laguna. Although the car would continue after some field repairs. Fouquette and Edgar Casanova kept the pressure on class leader Mario Ledezma to. take a close second place finish. The fact that St. John soldiered on gamely to a crippled finish meant that he did, indeed, wrench the season crown from the Casanova car. Fouquette, who at first thought that his second place finish would be good enough for the championship, was quite disap-pointed, to say the least. Class 10 saw the favorites ei-ther suffer niggling problems, blown engines, sho.wing up late to the start (!) or otherwise get behind the power curve. Once again going for the finish no mat-ter how far down you once were paid off in spades for Arturo Honold. In a quite impressive solo drive the affable Mexicali attorney got enough points to end up tied with Barragan for the season trophy and by virtue of his better "Win" record was The Man. TUNNEL TALES The highway underpass was packed with spectators and cars and trucks and trailers and tour-ists and farmers and shoppers and · semis and geeks. Most race cars came through in their starting order, other than Tornel (Class 10) who was 20th and behind Lizarra-ga (Class 5). Honold (Class 10) was 40th and terroriz-ing the "9" cars. Jose Estrada's "10" was behind Ruben Sando's "1600". "1600" racer Ramon Chavez ran with Erick Muller's "5-1600". Coronado's "8" was proudly carrying mesquite branches and stuck behind Jose Luis Herrejon's VW. At the underpass the Doc Santos del Prado missed a down shift while setting up for the tight left hander into the tube. Class 10 racer Wayne Lugo, who was following, killed his Toyota, then found a neutral gear slot. Al Torres took full advantage of that miscue and passed Lugo right in front of the appreciative crowd. SALADA Luis Barragan looked strong through the Dry Lake pits with 11 minutes on Alfredo Torres who had three more on Quick Vic. One minute back was the Gustavo Coronado truck. Watson/Hardesty was/were two more ticks behind. · Tom Watson got in; Darren got out. "The car's working good", Darren said. "But I lost a contact (lens) about 30 miles back and had to drive with only one eye. Vic passed me right off the bat then I passed him at the lake bed. On the high speed sec-tion he just 'honked' and went by. (While I was running flat out) I was pumping the throttle all the way down the Salada Road ( to accelerator pump in more cool-ing fuel)." The late, great Honold was six minutes further back with Lizarraga three more, both ahead of Ruiz y Cons' "1600". Just be-hind the ORBs car, the Sherard's day began to unravel as their cyl-inder head temperature gauge pegged on the hot side and they began an hours long flog. The pretty yellow Ranger of Ye.e and McNeil slid into the pits right in before the Ledezma "5-1600" who held a one minute lead over Foo. Perry got out of the pickup as the Baja Pits crew tightened the steering box-to-frame bolts. "It was real loose, I felt something ... " Perry is cer-tainly a man of few words. Their three minute stop seemed much longer. Tom Watson teamed with Daffen Hardesty in their Jimco and locked up his second 1600 series championship for 1998. Like a spot of sunshine on the cloudy day, Danny Ledezma 's yellow 5-1600 flies the bumps as it heads for the 5·1600 win. While Andy Estrada changed drivers, the dump can that they borrowed, complete with fuel, from Lalo Mayoral, had too large of a hose for their fuel filter ... the crew could only trickle in the gas. First half driver Andy reported that "Bo's broke at RM5. We started with no brakes and got no brakes; we started with no clutch (release) and got no clutch." As they put in Xavier Rascon, rhe crew found a torn outer RH CV boot. Jeff Bennett jumped in and Page 28 February 1999 Dusty Times

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. Arturo Lizarraga and Victor Herrera had a great day, finishing third overall in their Class 5 car. Arturo Honold broke an axle just before the start, but came from behind to finish second in class and win the Class 10 points. Alfredo Torres and Martin Valenzuela had a bad clutch slave cylinder, but finished second in Class 10 in their modified Raceco. lubed the CV by hand and wrapped some red duct tape around it and called it "Good. But, Man, it is HOT!!" PRO PRO 10 Miguel Tornel and Mario Reynoso were in fine form at Tech, guaranteeing that they were going for the Overall in the Toyota "Ten". (Their form on the race track, however, needs a · little fine tuning ... such as get-ting a reliable wrist watch so as not to miss the start. Or read the race instructions.) Manlio Moreno had a different take on this, however. Behind the wheel of the ex-Mike Julson/Bob Lof-ton SCORE "l" championship single seater he foresaw a differ-ent scenario. "I pre-ran the whole course the other day in three hours and 40 minutes." Never one to let anyone off the hook, Miguel told Moreno that Manlio had better get some load-ing dock "rubber bumpers on the back of that Jimco." Moreno just laughed, a lot, and said that the only time that T ornel would ever get to tap him was at the check-ered flag after (the Pizza Dude) was stopped and finished! Manlio also suggested that he just might back off to let Tomei hit him "so we can race!". Ray Santos del Prado said that he was looking for the Class 10 championship and "not going all out. I need to hold back and, if it looks like I can, near the finish, 20 miles to go or so, then I go hard." This plan would become academic. Before the race even had be-gun Arturo Honold broke an axle on the test track and had to be towed back into the staging area from the warm up loop. Certainly an inauspicious way to begin. During the race, at the highway, the Mexicali attorney was miss-ing from the string of racing cars. Eventually he showed; he was way back in the pack, driving through the Class 9 cars, in 40th spot. But when he came through Saldana he was up to seventh place physically, 28 minutes be-hind leader Barragan! From RM4 to RM124, in 120 miles, Honold had passed 33 cars. There were a lot of slow(er) cars to contend with ... lots of dust and lots of cars that brake for no apparent rea-son. Here is what Arturo reported. I have problems at Mile 3 with my power steering system. I lost 26 or 29 minutes. I restarted with the last Class 9. I needed to pass (all of} Class 9, Class 5-1600, Class 7, etc. (I finished) Second in class ( 10) but, anyway, my friends, family and me win the CORP Class IO cham-pionship. We will race Laughlin, San Feli-pe and the "500" and, if we have Dusty Times good points in Class 12, (we're) go-Ray Santos del Prado, the win-ing for the other three (SCORE ner of the previous CORP race, races): Barstow, Primm and the had the engine oil light come "1000". "On" at about RMl 10. "I stopped At the dry lake Luis Barragan while it was still running. It re-had an 11 minute lead over Al-started easily and ran okay, but fredo Torres and the Toyotalift we decided to save it." The dis-car. Torres would say that "It was appointed Ray then showed the easy, no problems, mucho proper attitude: ."It's racing and polvo." The team changed the wait until next year!" left front tire at the last minute. The doctor reported seeing In a sad ending to a very Manlio Moreno stopped off the strong run, Luis Barragan broke course and had to comment on a steering coupler bolt and lost Moreno's pre-run strategy: "He "35 minutes" getting that simple should not have used the race car and yet difficult field problem to pre-run so soon after the race. sorted out. "It was about 10 miles He just dusted off the car and to the Laguna Armaga (the road raced it. That's why he blew his crossing, a.k.a. "Borrego:) when motor", which is probably not an I got stuck in a ('wait-a-minute') incorrect assessment. tree and it was hard to get out. At Saldana T ornel got in af-With about 15 miles to go I got a ter Mario Reynoso and needed a bad seal in the transmission and truck push start then came back began losing oil." In a not-so-sad to the pits for a review of the finale, however, Luis' third place electrical situation. Reynoso: race finish did get him the sea-"We wanted to give everyone a son class runner-up. He also tore head start so we handicapped off the left front limiter strap. ourselves", he laughed. "And I Martin Valenzuela, driver of lost a wheel, too ... the center the second place finishing came out of it." 'Toyotalift "10"' would later say Joe Flores and Wayne Lugo the course was "No problem. It (1048) raced the ex-Rod Muller was easy ... and it was rough!" '94 Baja 1000 winning mid-en-Martin is easy to please, obvi- gine Hewland Jimco. They had ously. Valenzuela said that the replaced the Pontiac in line four car lost the clutch slave cylinder that the Riverside Pontiac dealer on the lower half of the course. "had" to use with a twin cam He had to match gears by ears Toyota. At Saldana the crew had and "If in some places I had the wrong sized socket on the air missed the downshift to first I wrench and fumbled a bit as they would have been finished." It was began to change a slightly bent very hard to climb out to Borrego left tie rod ... but Wayne decided with all the gnarly rocky stair-to blow off changing it. Then the steps; he also lost third gear. race jack was too high to fit un-The car is a basic Raceco chas-der the front skid plate. What if sis with a full on A-arm set up the tire had been "flat" flat? added by Martin. "The front is all Wayne: "I got lost on the lake chrome-moly. I used the old bed with three other cars. I had beam spindles (as the basis) to a flat while I was making up time: make these ones for the A-arms. I caught two guys, hit a tree, flat-We had to save some money so tened the left front tire and it is all homemade." And a nice tweaked the tie rod." He was in job it is, indeed. After a number at 11:43 and Joe was out at 11:46 of Hard Luck Races, the Calexico (it seemed longer). team really put it together; a fit-Andy Estrada ended up racing ting end to the season. The with Pro 5-1600s to fourth, fin-Toyotalift car of the Torres said ishing 3 7 seconds ahead of Tor-"In Memory of Katie McGaw." nel, while Jose Estrada was slow but steady to sixth out of nine up those last few seconds." entries. "This car is awesome. We PRO 1600 didn't do nuthin' ... just do the "Fingers" Bruckmann was driver change and fuel it." Bruck-grumbling as he put his engine mann was pretty much over his back together in the finish im- four broken fingers syndrome: "I pound: "All championship con-actually have to go back to work tenders had to pull the engine on Monday!" Scary thought, down. No P&G today. I'm put-huh, Vic? ting this thing back together and Timmy did the suspension on drive it on the trailer ... just to the overall-ing buggy. "The front show them!" Which he did. is soft; it doesn't beat you up. We (Tom Watson didn't care that didn't bend one wheel (or the the tear down was in a hostile en-other three, either). The driver vironment but Simon Ruiz did. change was 45 seconds. Vic had His engine was fresh out of Ri-the belts off and holding the top chard Binder's shop and back it open with one hand when he had to go to be de-sanded.) came into Saldana." Lawrence is Vic teamed with Timmy the son of garrulous Steve Lawrence who got the overall for Lawrence of 5-1600 (in)famy, the team in the last 30 miles, proving that the apple does not passing the Class 10 cars of Mar-necessarily fall close to the tree, tin Valenzuela, Luis Barragan spoil the barrel or keep the doc-and Joe Flores, "who was chang-tor away. Whatever. ing a flat." Vic said that they would spin "I passed the Toyotalift car the little restricted motor up to (between the wash and) Borrego. 6,400 rpm. Vic is, now, against It was all out racing. I think that any relaxation of the SCORE we surprised him. He pulled back brake rules. Since they got the in behind then I had Shawn aluminum bubs deal, OK'd watch the mirrors but (Martin) Bruckmann has run the same faded back in the dust. A little drums for two years and is not later I caught (Barragan) who interested in any cash intensive was having troubles. Vic's disk brake change. "Even with brother Ike Bruckmann was at the 'steel' linings (from ORW), the (Laguna Armaga) Hwy 3 the drums last", he offered. crossing and he radioed that we This time Mike Loomis did were four minutes behind the not ride the entire race and get leader, Joe Flores/Wayne Lugo. totally beat up. He was spelled At the spot near the highway... with Shawn Griffin at the driver past Three Poles (i.e. RMI 76)... change. Vic was in there and he signaled Lawrence is "TLR" in El that we were only half a minute Cajon and "honestly cannot take down physically. anymore business for next year. "A couple (of) miles before I am building a Class 1 for John the Zoo Road Crossing (Joe Currier and a 500 cubic inch Flores), was out of the car with a mid-engined car for Chris Rose ... flat. I just stayed on it ... that Tim is also building a SHO four "Ten" could have come on strong seater for himself with A-arms up (on the Power Line Road). front and a five link in the back: (Note: Joe had more than one "20 inches in the rear and 18 , flat. The trick car was a DNF 19 up front." while leading.) _ Second place Tom Watson re-"When we came into the fin-ported that they had "No prob-ish we just took it easy; I down !ems. We were taking it easy. We shifted and just stopped. The were looking at the points for the other cars were sliding sideways Championship," the El ~entro all over the place, trying to make Continued an page 30 Always at the forefront, Marcos Nunez and Norberto Rivera survived the tough Eli Yee and co-driver Perry McNeil took the Class 7 win in the Ford Ranger, finishing course in their Class 11 sedan to take the win. _m_·n_th_o_v_e_ra_ll_i_n_th_e~p- ~_o_ce_s_s_. _________________ _ February 1999 Page 29

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Fernando, Hector and Horacio Real took the win and the season championship in their 7S Ford. Victor Islas put his slightly battered V6 Toyota Class 7 truck into second place. Adam and Mike Pfankuch and Larry Kern, a lead footed Class 9 team, put their Kernco into victory circle and 12'1' overall. electrical contractor explained. Other than the one contact lensed Darren, the race went as · planned. Tom's sturdy Kenny Major motor now has 14 races on it. Giving credit whPre credit was DEIST SEAT BEL TS The greatest name in driver safety equipment. 4·point sand rail seat belt RACE BELTS 2 • · 5 point mount 3"·5pointmount SIDE COVERS IRS . Swing axle KENNEDY PRESSURE PLATES 200mm-170Q# 200mm-up to 3000#. GERMAN AUTO PRESSURE PLATES 200mm 1700# -2400# RACING PERFORMANCE CLUTCH DISC Cushlocks 4 puc ferramic 4 puc ferramic with spring hub obviously due, Tom said that "Vic did a good job today. And he missed the booby traps!" Watson was pumped after get-ting his second class champion-ship in the same year. With the Fud "1600" crown the CORP crown completes his sweep of 1998: "Do you think that this could get me on the cover of 'Dusty Times'?" Watson used to race one of those· teeny engined 1200cc buggies with Tim Noe is a top Quarter Horsewoman. under the Taco Bell sign and put Linda Layon-Watson took sixth in a decade of racing before this place in the 1998 American watershed season. Quarter Horse Association Competing is not all on Tom's World Championship Show, side of the family. Watson's wife which was recently held in Ok City. GERMAN AUTO Linda explained (i.e. "rode") her steed "Heademoffatthepass" in the Amateur Pleasure Driving(!) class. "Linda has shelves of tro-phies all around the walls of the house." Tom swept his arm, ob-viously proud of his wife's accom-plishments. "And HIS trophies are in the garage", Linda laughed. "(This horsy competition) has judges, it's so subjective, and that is why I like racing. If you get there first, you win. NO ques-tions." SACO MAGNUM RACK BIiiet housing, 1 ½ • allow gear, through bolt mounting complete with stops SACO CV CAGES, BOOTS, AND FLANGES 930 or T -4 cages 930 or T-4.or T-2 flanges Trick boots {specify) . 930CVstar "WEEKEND-WARRIOR" LONG TRAVEL BEAMS 8' travel-stock width 8' travel-widened beam 10• travel-stock width 10• travel-widened beam TRI MIL EXHAUST T-1 11/, • chrome T-11½"raw T-1 1 518' chrom T• 11 518' raw T-4chrome T-4 raw GERMAN AUTO HATS GERMAN AUTO . 'T-SHIRTS. specify M.LG.XLG PORSCHE STYLE FAN SHROUD Fits T-4 engine, utilizes T-1 alternator. includes alternator stand MAGNUM SPINDLES MK/ MK/I I ~ I \' PEDAL ASSEMBLIES CNC Clutch and brake assemblies for cable throttle With black pedal With chrome pedal. With hydraulic throttle Replacement slave SACO RACK AND PINION The toughest available anywhere, alloy gears. full contact housing. hard anodized. Standard rack and pinion . Mount plate Coupler. Rack steering stops VALVE COVERS T-4 "no leak" style fits 1.7, 1.8, and2.0 SACO ALUMINUM WHEELS Polished finish, bolt together rears lite spindle mounts too FRONT TRAILING ARMS Link pin . . ... ...... . 413(1 C:hromolv Stock length ......... pr. 1 ¼ • longer .......... pr. 21/, • longer .......... pr. 4• longer-coil over style pr. CHROMOL Y TIE RODS 1 • chromoly tie rods wlends. fnnecifv Ford or International) set . . . SACO REAR TRAILING ARMS 3' X 3' . .... . . 1-21600. 5-1600 CATALOG. I can envision them, both at the kitchen table: "OK, I get the new rear arms and you get a new saddle ... ". Listen up, Linda, at least that "1600" isn't calling any oats when the race is over. Besides, a racing car is somewhat less trouble to clean up after. No · rambler's road apples, anyway. The crew includes aguy said to be a member of the Jamaican bob sled team. Andre, the firm's landscaper, admitted that there wasn't much bob sledding in El Centro: "No_t enough hills, Mon, you know." On the other hand, limping crewman Tim Noe don't need no steenking hills. Tim (and Brawley buddy Jammin' Jimmy Nuckles) borrowed the three seat rail of Mike Hardaway for "test-ing" just before the race. Well, they got in over their heads and went on their heads several times, flattening the cage. No wonder the placard o n the passenger's side reads, "Drive it like you stole it!" The car was entered, anyway, in Class 10, but was running on three cylinders BEFORE the race so Mike and "Horrible" Joe Hager trailered it. Tech Note: The car had a "Shift-Lite" drag indicator on the tachometer. Note: The third seat guy does not even warrant a Pumper. The more sensible members of the Watson team include, of course, driver Darren Hardesty and his dad, Earl, who has, as they say, "Been there, done that." Crewman Mike Johnston worked for Walker Evans for three years, on the stadium truck program. "Mike was working at Jimco when they built the car that I race now", Tom explained. "The car used to be Victor Calderon's (and Mike Davis'). Johnson was a fabricator at Ri-chard Binder's Off Road Buggy Supply. (Note this not-so-subtle Yuma-ish plug.) 11_ ~24_ ~orwalk Blvd. Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670 562-863-1123 Third place Simon Ruiz/Cesar Cons Molina has their ORBS car FAX 562-929-1461 prepped at Binders. "They pre-Page 30 February 1999 Dusty Times

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Rick Fouquette and Edgar Casanova finished second in the race and His car wasn't ruoning well part of the time, but Ruben Garcia managed The father and son team of Pedro Mercado, Sr. and Jr., put their Ford in the points in their good looking 5-1600. to finish second in Class 5. into second place in the Pro 7S race. ran in the car AFTER it was let us use a frame he had", Frank it." only a dinged right front wheel truck crew within sight of the prepped, 'something' happened explained, "and we put some old While the Casanova car does while Herrejon was fourth,. The highway tunnel. Gonzalez is ha-and they had it repaired in stuff on it. Wheels, front end, not run power steering, Rick feels lribes were sixth, St. John sev- sically a 5-1600 chassis running Mexicali", Watson told me. "Ri- shocks ... " Richard (Binder) built that his fitness program makes it enth and Manual Ibarra wa~ the in "5" with a big motor. They chard kinda didn't like that, you the brothers a new transmission a no-never-mind deal. "Hey, take last finisher out of 12 starters. were supported by Farmacia del can imagine." and, well, the body was painted away Rick's power steering and Carlos lribe complained that Pueblo: "Legal drugs." They The Sherards, on the other blue. we'll win easily." a Baja Pits pit put their right rear needed the illegal kind, not mak-hand, had a less than sterling day, "Go and Whoa,· racer Frank. At the Tunnel, Carlos Davila wheel on backwards. Which ing it even to Check 1. The car solely based on bad tech data. Jr., had been running a Jeep at hit the outer berm while means, of course, there were no is an old Eddie Harris unit with a They had moved up a few spots the San Luis sand drags and had Herrejon slid it through like a countersinks for centering. The Red Bower engine: "It's top se-by the tunnel and were the tenth started to run the asphalt quar-sprint car. Class B's Empresa tire's sidewall was perilously close cret." Or too secret. car into Saldana. Matt (LH) and ter mile over in Mexicali when Gustavo Coronado was sand-to the sharp edge of the poly PRO 7 . Colby (RH) had installed a cyl-he thought that there would be wiched in the limited VWs, tor-bump stop. lribe uses a BFG Perry McNeil, in the Yee Ford, inder head temperature thermo-more action and more family fun menting the little cars, with mes-"Sports Truck TIA, with home got sideways and clipped the tun-couple due to some past torched in the desert. "We did this just quite twigs stuck in body works. cut grooves. What a groove. Car-nel wall while Jesus Mendez ap-engine scenario. Well, today they to try it, to see if we liked it, and At the highway they were all los' young daughter Carla (16) peared sans bed and rear fenders. saw the gauge soar to over "600" we like it," he enthused. "The car stuck together: Pietro Brassea, was scheduled to ride with Dad, Mendez did not finish. Manuel (C or F?) and they tried the only is a two seater and Enrique is The Fooster (who did a great job but ended up finishing with Ibarra (579) was way back real time work around they could pretty stoked and Mom and Dad in the tunnel turn) and Danny brother Gerardo. amongst the truck. Victor Isla come up with. "We kept putting are behind it." Ledezma. Antonio Ramirez in PRO 5 was driving the Tar-Manian V6 in larger jets. We went up '20', "We did not get too far ... 30 the "Gobbi" car was also fast and Arturo Lizarraga had a good Toyota FWD, supported by his finallyrunninga'l70'."That'sa miles(Note:thatis25morethan drove hard on the brakes with runintheblueandwhitecheck-own "Isla's Carnicerias" in pretty big hole in these fat free Bo, heh, heh), but we're going to Rick St. John, Efren Gastelum, ered "5" convert. Arturo was Mexicali. Victor got his money's times! They even ran back in and do the CORP races next year." and Gerardo lribe coming up be-pumped along the Malecon: worth with his 10:12:11 race time out of the Saldana pits, swapping Frank related an age old tale: hind. Ernie Negerete -one of "This was a strong run - we had - a 20.09 miles per hour average fuel metering orifices. On the "We did a lot of this at the last "The Negerete Boys" - was run-no stops -and my first champi--with second place and the last road Matt kept hammering the minute and we forgot to change ning way back to then be further onship!'' The only "mistake" as out of four. accelerator pump to keep it cool the (light weight) break-in oil. embarrassed by a bad shift in the it were, was to take on a full load PRO 7S but to no avail, the needle stayed We spun a rod bearing out where tunnel, where you could really of fuel at Saldana: "The car was Fernando Real was carrying a pinned. the course got fast, on the top hear it. (then) too heavy for all that silt tree branch, suggesting some im-Their chase crew struggled to end of Saldana." They had just Rick Foo: "Over by the moun-(and whoops) up to Borrego. prudent driving back up the work their way in to the Well come out of a long sand wash tains, I was right on the "Gobbi" "We passed (Tom) Watson course. Real, as usual, was the Field via the hurricane-scoured where they had the loud pedal car, concentrating on passing, and thought that we could get winner and the 1998 champion. La Ventana access road. The down for some time. The offend-and just got lost." He said that the overall." Arturo figured that Roberto Anda's truck had team eventually caught on to the ing journal had the bearing he was making a strong run on a light load of gas and a quick death smoke coming out every-problem of the erroneous sensing insert's steel shell welded to the the Ledezma car toward the fin- splash-and-go past the Tres Palos where (it looked like coolant system when they were just idling crank's cheek. ish when he got held up by the Pemex would have been easier on white vapor), then got stuck on along and the temperature was Frank missed the tunnel turn, Yee/McNeil Ranger. the car and that made the differ-the concrete ledge, missed a shift, STILL pegged: "Now that ain't too. (Note: I had the opportunity ence. Arturo was pretty much found neutral, and was passed on rtght" they reasoned. Finally, af- . While he admits to not being to watch both Rick, and "9" racer the man to beat this year, in Class the inside by Pedro Mercado, ter mentally pulling the circuit too desert course savvy ... "I have Adam Pfankuch, through the 5, but he has never quite had a who was second ahead of Rob-breaker on the faulty TIC indi- only been to San Felipe on the rocky whoops of a choppy right run like this one. erto Ruiz. Ruiz screeched the cator, they got back with the pro-highway ... " he had plenty of hand sweeper at RMI 76. Both , Ruben Garcia was running tires on the concrete, like in the gram. strong support: Juan Marquez, pushed their cars to the ragged "Pop!" "Bang" at RM 176 but bleach box at the digs. Four oth-TT's Tech Tip for TIC users: Frank, Sr. and Bobby Padilla edge of sensibility as Adam and made it to the finish in second ers did not finish. Make no additional or spliced were chasing while Emilio Rick walked their cars on the left place. PRO CHALLENGER connections between the gauge Makienado was stationed at front wheel for some distance.) The car of Larry and Miles Tony Gomez had said before and the sensing element. Ther-Check 1. Observed: Negerete's pista- Wyatt had a ... pink chassis. his start at El Volcan that the mocouples can really play tricks PRO 8 chio car came by ... on the high-Shades of Conrad Diaz! Wyatt first section will be fast, "too fast. on the observer when secondary Beny Canela had popped a way ... on the trailer. and Lizarraga may have been rac-There could be mud", Tony nod-junctions and dissimilar-material freeze plug on the trailer so he Rick St. John had rolled it ing right together at the tunnel ded toward the low, black clouds wires are included in the wiring was a DNS. Guilty, as charged! "hard" wide open in fourth. but the Wyatts had a tough race over the north end of the moun-loom. Gustavo Coronado had a strong Sportsman Jack Moreno later on, taking over nine hours tains guarding the entrance to . Ramon Chavez lost a few po- race to first place in class and a ("1600") and Ben Dietrich ("9") to get to the finish, in third place, Laguna Salada. sitions before the highway cross- close second overall. In easily also rolled in the same area. however. . Lalo Mayoral laughed that ing, where they then hit the con-one of his finer races, Coronado (Note: Ben, who tore the wheels Jose "Speedy" Gonzalez their only race prep was to E:~~1:1:!~~::~;~~tt:i:~ ~~::~t~~e:~;£:~?.i~~:~~1 :::~tt=,;~E:::·:,tnh:i~t~ CA 'talk w; hu:· i, '";°; RA"C r1:,,:: back home to the San Flip RV to the bitter end. sponsor's wife in the car! She got ff V &;J Park for a couple of Cocos Loco PRO 5-1600 cut up a bit but took it pretty but not in the manner in which Before the race a dead serious good." Coleen Bosse rode with they would wish to become ac- Rick Fouquette said that the race Rick or was "held hostage", as it customed: on the trailer. Randy tomorrow would be "all or noth-were. "I just closed my eyes when "Bo" Anderson got nowhere fast ing." They had taken the car he lost it beyond correction." She - five miles -in the yellow '97 down pretty much to the ground got several cuts on her right hand championship car which was and re-did everything. "Torsions, and one on herleft leg from hard-sporting a "For Sale" sign. "Ev-CVs, the engine, the transmis- ware that came loose. "After we RACEAIR HELMETS & ACCESSORIES BELL, SHOEI, SIMPSON Helmets ~NELL 95, SA95 for SODA erything is always for sale" he sion." Victor (Romo) has a bad jacked the cage back up, Scotty complete blower systems averred. Tech Note: his front cold but he was up 'til one last got in and had to hold the radio for Single or double seat shocks "pull" rather than "push" night and up at five finishing 'er in his lap." Coleen has ridden cars. ·like everybody elses. Steve up." Romo looked like warmed with Rick "2-1/2 times now... Helmet conversions, Downing never even got to get over death, saddled with a raspy, Laughlin ·and the San Felipe in the car. dry cough. "He's still there work- 250." Rick has a sore neck, which NEW BLOOD ing for the racers", Rick said. will get sorer ... from having to Frank and Enrique Roscon "We went out and put 25 hard drive with his head tilted way made their desert debut in miles on the car to settle the sus-over to the right due to that col-"something borrowed, something pension. It's now a quarter of an lapsed cage. Cool ·boxes, Complete line of PYROTECT , FILLER Safet y Pr oducts & BELL MOTORSPORTS We ship UPS Daily From $2 99. 00 Helmet & Skirt Visa-Mastercard blue", a 1600 Pro. "Cesar Cons inch off the stops, where we like Brassea finished third with 5153 Bowden Av!}. • S;m Di~go • CA_• ~211_7 • (619) _27~•2509 Dusty Times February 1999 Page 31

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Manlio Moreno gave his new A-armed Jimco Class 1 car a run, but Fernando and Mario Flores get a little air, risky business in a Class Tony Gomez and his son Ivan each have their own steering wheels DNF'd. He says l]e's "too o/dnfor the 1600 class. 11, but they went on to finish second. (whatever works/), finished well in Class Y. "change the air filter and wash the back for several years, the semi-of the Wasteland -and bounced apart and clogged the filter. I took Sportsman "1600", lost the top car!" retired Bio let brother Francisco through the rocks: "We did not it off and poked a hole through and had to add motor oil. Moreno Tony G. set up the tunnel turn do the race. Pancho Bio's brother pre-run," and it showed! the crud. When we could, we said that he was "The first car. .. then showed lots of "hands" on got stuck in the silt after Ejido At the finish the radiator was changed it. There was silt com- to 20 miles ... when 'BOOM!'" he the steering wheel. Lobsam Yee Saldana and had to jack up the weeping but as passenger Albert ing in the car whenever we turned blew the engine. "I lost a cylin-locked the front brakes and snow car and make little rock roads, said, "I haven't seen a dry race car the front wheels, we don't have a der." plowed, while Adam ground a which is real tough in the silt beds. yet." John was happy: "This is a Pumper". (Note: This is .from a Topless Jack Moreno passed pound of gears. By the time there was but 25 pretty damned good team: To fin- driver who has a WINDSHIELD! Class 7S Pro winner Fernando Working out of Saldana "Baja miles to go, Junior Bio was just ish and to win - it makes all the He gets no sympathy, zero, nada, Real at RMl 76. Moreno beat '99 Pits" the K.I.T. crew put Adam putt-ing the course. Arturo work worthwhile!" "Max" did end nichts, none. Plus they were first Champion Sonia Fierro while in for Mike ... Mike Pfankuch re- Pesqueira was putting on a hard up with a cracked front shock in class.) Erick Duran did not complete the ported that "Rick St. John's rolled drive at RMl 76 but with 15 miles cage at the Kusters' mount ears. Just to show that there is no event. over on the lake bed. Both of'em to go, the car ate up a rear wheel John was adamant about rest for the wicked, I ran into SPORTSMAN 11 are out of the car and moving bearing. "We just had to go slow" thanking Curt LeDuc for the set Carlos lribe at the course access Rodolfo Valenzuela plugged around. The car is right up now. to finish fifth. up on the Kusters. "He did a great point at KM150 (RM 178). (He along in the Herblemobile for the (Our) car is excellent. More fun 1997 champ Leonardo job. He is a great racer and a nice was a-waiting son Gerardo in the win. He would have been fourth days: "it's a fun course. It was so Navarette was caught by Adam, guy." silver 5-1600.) Stephanie Lozano in Pro 11. silty out there and the wind was "The Thirty-Minute Man." As John also said that right hand (with Cindy Mitchell) was chas- SAFARI with me." Larry Kern said: "Give him the car man Cowell rode shotgun to ing for husband Leroy, Fred and Armando Cota and Pedro Solis (Sciencf! Test: If the wind is 40 within half an hour of the leader Borrego then took over the driv-son Kris. She drove up and gathered up a load of friends ... mph and blowing right up behind and he can take him. Leo checked ing chores while Albert Acosta pointed her finger at Carlos: "I Eduardo Defia, ·'Cisco Delgado you -what happens when you his mirrors and pulled right over filled the right front seat. "Keith is know who YOU are!" in a tone of and "Iggy" Borrego (now that's a drive 40 mph?) for the new Champ. Leonardo my main guy. He prepares the car voice that suggested that she were good Baja racing name!), and won "I would pick up my own dust. later reported that "Ten-Oh-Four and in this race he was in the car not entirely pleased to see these-the Safari class in a little over I got lost following 948 (Arturo (Tomei/Reynoso) hit me good." the whole time." Murillo said that nior Senor lribe. Stephanie seven hours. Pesqueira) while paying attention Which, of course, is bad. after driving a high horsepower quickly off-loaded a couple of five Juan Mayoral's car had steel to stay out of his dust. We were Reynoso was obviously seeking short wheel base unit like theirs gallon Jerry cans and in reply to wheels, an aluminum "Moon" fuel side-by-side in the whoops. I retribution for his self-inflicted has provided good experience. "A Carlos' question as to whether she tank and transported on a tow thought that I was alone then tardy start by playing bumper cars {long wheel base) truck would be wanted any help she replied: bar. The old chassis was service-'BANG ! ' I got hit by '1004' but it was all "no harm, no foul." much easier." He has contem-"Hey! I can handle a (tuTI sizea) able: they were out Ior fun with (Reynoso in the Tunnel "10"). I "FraNfer" stands for owner plated that step up but "I can't dump can!" Carlos was quiet. the kids and load of pals. They thought that it was (Perry Mc- Francisco Fernandez, the sixth build a {pickup) truck and race at (Note: Alert the media!) had a high fun coefficient they Neil). There were lots of cars· place finisher out of nine. the same time. So I will stay in She did, however, speak posi- finished and got second. Lorenzo lost." PRO 11 Sportsman '8' for the next year." tively about Uncle Max, so go fig-Dojaquez and Arturo Rosette Tony Gomez put in son Ivan, Fernando Flores did the tun- SPORTSMAN 10 ure. took nine hours t~ garner third who had his own steering wheel. nel turn better than anyone did, Fred Espinoza had a sponsored Flashing a FAIR member shirt, place. Rather, Tony has his own Good but Marco Nunez was the winner. ride: "Beny Canela loaned us his she also wanted to know if women The "50" car of the Hermanos Luck Charm, a large diameter Flores got a second as five out of Guilty '10' car and 'we' prep it. with "cajones" could be Check- Castro, Ismael and Da'niel, was wheel from their old Class 11. six finished: Roberto Chavez, Actually Leroy Lozano does ev-ers? "Besides, we got 'Bob'! A bat-"budget" but nice. It came to "Bio was very fast on Laguna, Miguel Mexia and Carlos Fragoso. erything ... Kris {Schulz), too." tery-operated boy! Ha ha ha!" Tech on a tow bar and was under much faster than us. It was very SPORTSMAN Last year Fred raced with Kris' This sounds like a philosophical the care of Tomei organization. cold up north in the rain. La Bo- SPORTSMAN 8 . mother Stephanie Lozano in Paul question for the Big Wahzoo. Too bad they didn't make it to the las de Anos." John Murillo was the overall Duffy's MDR series. The long Stephanie is the DOR in the first check. Ivan reported that Adam Sportsman entry in the "Mad time, old time Cochella resident family 5-1600: "We race MDR EL CHISMOSO passed him at a high rate of speed Max" Class 8 Land-olet (or Chev- has been a friend of Beny's since and I do the prep. Kris has to do The John Brinde 11/S teve and that "20 more miles of that Cruiser). "We had one flat com-their '20s. "We graduated from the CVs", which shows a poorly Downing divorce has resulted in pace would have destroyed the ing to Borrego. We lost maybe ten Cochella High!" Fred would drive hidden tendency towards child an acrimonious custody battle car." (Thanks to Bill Hanson for minutes. We decided to race it in to the dry lake for the driver abuse. over Barney, the Purple Love Liz-this tidbit.) 2WD ... but we put the drive shaft change, like everybody else, and Juan de Dios Tellez might have ard. Partnership break-ups can be In a rare appearance '98 Baja here in the back just in case. We let Leroy take over. Leroy fills up missed the tunnel turn but he did worse than a "d-i-v-o-r-c-e- (with 1000 winner Pancho rolled into took it easy." Uh-huh. Except for the old Mastercraft pretty good. not miss the finish line, getting excuses to Tammy Wynette). The sign up with the "People Racing" Keith Cowell's over-the-berm ad- Co-driver for the full race would second ahead of Carlos Herrera. two would not stay together just Tubular Specialities car ... still venture. "I lost control a few be Kris, who is only 14. The age SPORTSMAN 9 for the sake of the kid. Vic Bruck-world weary from its run to La times," he admitted. "We did hit difference is quite large: 57 years. Larry Kern: "I got so lost be- mann, himself, expressed being no Paz. "We didn't do anything {to some trees." You do the math. fore the dry lake bed. There was stranger to split-ups: "Ask me! the car) after the 'Thousand'." It Keith Cowell overshot a rocky Leroy had some down time... a place where it looked like you I've had my share of partner-looked it! Suffering an injured berm in Mad Max -The Warrior "The fuel cell started to comf' were to drop into it but it also ships." Manlio Moreno, for one. SCORE 1997 ENGINE BlTILDER OF THE YEAR!~ ""~, ..... ;;" r.~::':.cP;:c-'.,~..,"<"""-""'?"",-:,'::,o-;:-~,,..,.~-?".?,~'fr 1.-.,;:--?.I':?-?-?--,:t; ::-.:"" ,"•"° ~ - --~-- - 'ilf."' .. ->i:'.~?'- - " ~' ... '""'<"" -~~ ~ ... ----~,l?.!.~~,.,4 FAT DOMINATES PRIMM 300 PRIMM 300-Sept. 11-12 Class 1 1st Dale Ebberts 0/W Type IV) 2nd Gus Vildosola (Toyota V6) Class 5 1st Mike Doodel 0/W Type IV) 2nd George Seeley 0/W Type IV) Class 10 1st Class 12 1st 2nd 3rd Darnen Jefferies (Toyota 4AG) 2nd OVERALL!! George ErVJerry Penhall 0/W Type I) SCORE Engine Builder of the Year for 1985, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1995, 1996 & 1997! DaveGallaway/JohnHolmes0fWType I) [lZ(J Ryan Herzog Racing 0/W Type I) _C0_N.._~R_A_TS_T_0_C_0R_R_P_0_IN_TS_S_E_RI_ES_C_H_AM_P_S_! _______ • Class Pro Lites John Greaves (Toyota Tacoma) • Class 1-1600 Mike Seefeldt 0/W Type I) Class 2· 1600 Mike Seefeldt 0/W Jype I) We use & l8COmrnend pB.llfCll.llllle _(TJJ~K] R\< IN<, I.N<,I1\1\, IR\\\\11\\I0'\i\ \\llOIIRO\ll P\RI\, \md or mil tor our nt·,, rntalo){ s:;.oo : - -rr, - - r ,_ - - r Page 32 1558 No. Case• Orange, CA 92867 (714) 637-2889 • Fax (714) 637-7352 February 1999 looks like you should go uphill. I Ex-Bruckmann buddy lost 20 minutes ... OK, five, then." Moreno's "Mangiamo's Pizza" of-Larry said that St. John's top fers a straight $50 to each Pro was squeezed (down) so much class winner. that they needed a car jack to lift Carlos Iribe suggested the the cage up out of the drivers' Yuma restaurant "Chateau compartment. Then the chase car Basque" and the rack of lamb. He got a flat. It was a bad day for also suggested that I drop his them. name to the owner. Uh, maybe, SPORTSMAN 5 after we are going out the "Exit" Michelle Gastulem is the door. daughter of "Redondo" Ray of Desayune de Campeones:. A "VP Fuels" and the two were the local lady was selling great break-Overall Sportspeople. fast tamales at the start: five pe-SPORTSMAN 7 sos each. Jaime Soto gets the Sportsman Bill Hanson reports that he is Long Day Award for his 10:00:59 readying the old K.I.T. single seat win in Class 7. "9" car for '99 CORP season. I SPORTSMAN 1600 knew Bill when he raced an "11" Manlio Moreno rocJ,ceted in to in Lou's series with the Gomez assist brother Jack, and Jose Im- gang ... when Ivan was small and perial, who had flipped the so was Tony. ■ Dusty Times

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Mike Ismail, winner of second place in points in Class 850 says Joel Mohr, who took second place in Class 9 standings, handles Second place in Class 100, Dave Massingham enjoys the outdoor his "thanks" as Paul Duffy looks on. .. the mike with aplomb as he recites his thank you's. awards celebration. MOJAVE DESERT ·RACING INC. Duffy to t~h_e_v~ic_t_o_r_y_p_o~d~iw_m_. -J~i_m_m_y~w=n~li-a_m_s_. ------1998 Year End · ·•wards Banquet Nelson first thanked MDR and The next group of racers re-then promptly returned Ismail's ceiving year end recognition, was display of sportsmanship, by the top trio in Class 1000. The thanking the class runner-up. season's second and third place Nelson also paid tribute to Luc- finishers respectively, were Chad erne Valley Auto Parts, BFGood-Cummings and Brent Loughran. rich Tires, his family, friends, and Capturing the 1998 Class 1000 the "Checkers". Stock Mini Championship was Steve (Class 1200) was the next group Greinke. Greinke enjoyed a sen-l'"'"'""B""y""""R""o""n""M""""il..,le..,r""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""P""h""o""to""s"": ..,5..,h..,ery""""l""C""a""n!!!!no~n to be honored. Third place in sational '98 campaign, which saw that division went to Larry Cross. him race to three first place fin-Overall Champions, the Johnson brothers, Todd _and Scott, make their acceptance speech at the MOR awards in November. Appropriately enough, the second annual MDR awards ban-quet was held at "Speed Zone" in the City of Industry, on No-vember 21, 1998. The outdoor festivities took place under crys-tal clear skies, with the honorable Paul M. Duffy presiding. Credit goes to Class 1000 racer Craig Dillon, for suggesting that the club's ceremony be held at the most "racer friendly" location around. Everyone in attendance seemed to have a great time at the park, thanks to an overabun-dance of food, fun, and friendly folks. Following the group's well mannered feeding frenzy, Mr. Duffy offered an insightful speech detailing the rigorous tasks faced by desert racers. As MDR's "main man" accurately noted, taking part in this type of off road racing is anything but easy. It takes plenty of time, work and money, just preparing for these marathon events. But as any of the various class champions will tell you, it just makes winning that much sweeter. And speak-ing of winning, each of the top three finishers in MDR's fourteen classes, went home a winner. In addition to the monetary awards that were handed out, each hon-oree also received a handsome plaque as well. Each of those prized plaques was adorned with a beautifully detailed image of Dusty Times the recipient's vehicle, courtesy of T rackside Photo. Despite the fact that several of the award winning competitors were unable to attend the proceedings, all of the first, second, and third place finishers were announced and honored regardless. Class 1300 was the first group to receive such recognition. Doug Silcock was honored as the 1998 Class Champion in that di-vision. John Eastburn placed sec-ond and Shawn Giordano took third. The Class 1400Champion for '98 was Steve Ruddick. Ruddick, like nearly all of those racers who accepted awards, gra-ciously offered thanks to MDR. He also offered special thanks to his co-drivers, pit and chase crews, and several sponsors. Sec-ond place went to Martyn Atkins and the third place finisher was Casey Bennett. The top trio in Class 1100 was honored next. Mark McKinley was recognized as the Class Champion, with William Swisher placing second and Kent Fagernes third. In Class 700, the respective first through third place finishers were Scott Sells, Curtis Guise, and Matt Thomas. Two of the top three finishers in Class 500 were among the MDR faithful on hand. Class Champion Phil McCluskey and his winning "All Fired Up" team had plenty of reason to be. In addition to acknowledging the fine work of his team, McClus-key also extended sincere thanks to MDR. Anaheim Hills Auto Body, and his friends and family. The class runner-up Dave Cua also acknowledged the fine folks ofMDR, while accepting his sec-ond place award. Cua, like so many of the other racers who enjoyed sficcessful '98 cam-paigns, was quick to thank his crew members for their season long contributions. Likewise for his sponsors, among them Wiks Racing. Third place honors for the '98 season went to Richard Boyle. Class 850 was the next group to be honored. Mike Hoskins was recognized as the third place fin-isher, with Steve Hoskins gra-ciously accepting and giving thanks to MDR. The second place finisher Mike Ismail was next to address the gathering. Ismail began by laying to rest the rumor that had him switching to a V-8 beginning next season. lsmail's lengthy list of thanks was directed towards MDR, his wife, friends, pit crew, Goodyear Tires, Super Scout Specialties, and Val-ley Stamping. Before relinquish-ing the microphone, Ismail also offered congratulations to Fred Nelson. Mr. Nelson, the 1998 Class 850 Champion, was the next racer summoned by Mr. February 1999 Second place finisher Dennis ishes from just five starts. Pruett had a few words to say, Greinke had plenty of folks to while accepting runner-up acco- offer thanks to, including Mike lades. Pruett offered thanks to his O'Donnell, Dave Bonner, wife, father-in-law, "good friend" JoAnne, Craig, Jimmy., his Lyle, and Paul (Duffy}. The Class Grandparents, South Counties Champion, Matt Vaughan, fol- Oil, and Fleet Fuels. Greinke also lowed Pruett to the microphone. made a point of extending con-Vaughan had a super season, gratulations to "Keith and Tony" scoring three wins, one second, for their championship, as well. and one third, from his five 1998 The next group to receive their starts. Vaughan offered thanks to awards was Class 900. Third several folks, including MDR, his place finisher Harry Dunn re-frie nds, family, girlfriend, ceived a nice ovation as he ac-Temecula Off Road, Inland Driv-cepted his award. "The Old eline, BFG, V.P. Racing Fuel, Man", as he is affectionately and American Racing. -known, first offered thanks to Class 800 was up next. This . MDR and "Fair". Then after year's second and third place fin-thanking his co-drivers, Tom, ishers respectively, were Mike Randy, Bill, and Wayne, Dunn Barnett and Mike Bragg. With a clo"sed by extending congratula-total of four wins from six starts, tions to "The J ohnsons". The Eric Heiden reigned supreme as second place finisher was the the '98 Class 800 Champion. The multi-talented Joel Mohr. Mohr, unidentified-gentleman who ac-who writes the entertaining cepted the award offered thanks "Challenger Corner" column, to MDR, and also· Heide n's proved as good a public speaker friends, family and sponsors. The as he is a racer and writer. J.M. top three racers from Class 725 first off thanked God for a sea-were honored next. John Becker son void of any serious accidents. earned third place, and Tim He next offered thanks to a Serviss finished the season in sec- lengthy list of folks that included ond place. The 1998 Class 725 Larry, Jerry, Rose·mary, Sandy, Championship was captured by Chris, Lori, Don, Brendan, Scott, Bill Burrows. The !>how's host Bill and all the guys from Fair, took a good natured jab at Bur-Mom and Dad, Harold, Helga, rows, when he informed the Paul Moen, and last but certainly crowd that Burrows' truck had not least, his wife Diane. I almost rolled just prior to the finish of forgot to mention that Mohr also the recent "Barstow 300" event. thanked and wished "speedy re-P .D. did acknowledge though, coveries" to his co-drivers. Fol-that Burrows wasn't actually the lowing Mohr to the podium were one. driving when the incident the "Johnson Brothers", who occurred. Burrows didn't seem swept their way to the 1998 Class the least bit bothered and ex- 900 Championship. Pick an ad-plained that the guy who's fixing jective, phenomenal, sensational, it, is the guy that rolled it. Be-or extraordinary. The Johnsons fore returning to his-seat, Bur- were all that, and more. A per-rows graciously offered thanks to feet six for six for the year, this his wife, co-driver Mike Aldrich, team's performance seemed to and also the "MDR Ladies". That set a new standard of excellence. dedicated group of behind the A large portion of the credit was scene sweethearts, is made up of directed towards Joe Giffen, The Patricia Williams, June Duffy, Good Lord, and their Grandfa-Mercy Hernandez, and Karen ther (The Old Goat}, who Carlisle. As Paul Duffy related a "started it all over twenty years bit later in the program, without ago". Much thanks and credit the considerable help provided also went to "Mom & Dad, wives by that "fab four", Mojave Desert Kim & Lisa, sister & Larry, cous-Racing Inc., wouldn't even exist. ins, Dan & Michelle, John, And as long as the "MDR Ladies" Nancy, Dennis Peterson, Harold are finally receiving their long (Parker Pumper), McKenzie's overdue recognition, there's a Sway Away, K.C. Lites, P.C.I., pair of deserving "MDR Guys" Optima Batteries, Sign Tech, and worthy of mentioning as well. finally Paul (Duffy) and his crew Those previously unsung heroes and volunteers". go by the names of Jim Duffy and · Continued on page 34 Page 33

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Matt Vaughan Jeans on the rear wing of some kind of race car as Dennis Sletten was the third place winner in the competitive Class Steve Ruddick, Class 1400 champion, displays his wall plaque as he accepts his Class 1200 Championship accolades. 550 series. he thanks his sponsors. • =======================, Fred Nelson, MDR's Class 850 champion, needed a hat to shade Ron Osburn, Class 100 champion, makes his speech at the outdoor MDR's Class 725 champion, Bill Burrows, had some fun talking his eyes at the informal and entertaining outdoor awards. podium as John waits his turn. about a last race rollover as he accepted his award. Class 550 champion, Keith Sato, clutches his plaque which were It's a happy moment for Phil McCluskey, Class 500 points winner, Roger Starkey was the MOR Class 1600 points winner, and also runner-up in the overall points. handsomely personalized with photos of the racers' cars. as he thanks his "All Fired Up" team. Before moving on to Class viduals who volunteered for the In Class 550, Dennis Sletten 550, the aforementioned Mr. various course duties. If you re- was honored as the third place Duffy took a moment to recog- ally think about it, it's a dirty job finisher. The always gracious nize and honor Starter Tom and nobody has to do it. There Sletten offered thanks to MDR, Willis and the "Montana Crew", are many wonderful people that Dusty Times, Indio Dune Buggy, for their outstanding work. It was do it, and I too would like to per- Guy, Jeff, Rodney, Teddy, Mitch, great to see so many racers offer- sonally say "thank you" to all of Lori, and everyone in attendance. ing sincere thanks to those indi- them. The Class 550 runner-up John Fuel Sale's "Pro Cell" is our top·oHhe.Jine racing cell that comes ready to Install and it's backed by a /ull 10 year warranty. Page 34 • Custom Pro Cell Bladders with seamless super-tough, triple coated construction • 1 O year Bladder warranty • Safety foam baffling • Custom manufactured aluminum containers • FIA-FT3, SCORE and SODA approved • Custom manufactured fillers • (800) 433-6524 technical hotline • Over 25 years experience for more info call or write to: Aircraft Rubber/Fuel Safe 63257 Nels Anderson Road Bend, Oregon 97701 (5<41) 388-0203 (5<41 )388-0307 fax Strode was next to be recognized, and his long list of thanks in-cluded MDR, Kar Tech, Eddie, Charlie, Pops, sister, family, friends, Gil, and Fair. After con-gratulating both Sato and Sletten, Strode offered his final "thank you" to his dogs. Before return-ing to his seat, Strode explained that the dogs "waited 'til midnight to get fed sometimes". The 1998 Class 550 Champion Keith Sato was honored next. Sato kept his acceptance speech short and sweet, thanking his Dad, Fleet Fuels, Dave, Joe, Rich, John, all the pit guys and family. Class 100 was the next-to-last group to re-ceive their awards. Tom Koch, the third place finisher, was a per-fect two for two on the year. Class runner-up Dave Massingham also scored a pair of victories during the '98 series. Massingham thanked MDR, check-point workers, Wayne Morgan. Mack, Dave, Fair, and his wife Linda. Honored as the 1998 Class 100 Champion was Ron Osburn. Os: burn offered thanks to Patricia (Williams) and Paul (Duffy), all the checkpoint and road crossing people, Dave, Rich, and his Dad. His teammate John was up next and thanked Goodyear, Osburn, February 1999 Fair, and "the Sato Guys". letter of appreciation, which was The final class being honored read to the assembled crowd. was Class 1600. Third place fin- Savedra expressed true gratitude isher Cindy Greinke and her co- for his being honored by the club, drivers offered their thanks to and he also asked that thanks be "family, friends, volunteers, and passed along to all those indi-Fleet Fuels". Mike Malloy was viduals who assisted him during recognized and honored as the the year. The day's final award second place finisher in the class. was presented to Bob Steinberg-The Class 1600 winner for the er of PCI Race Radios. Steinberg-second year in a row was Roger er, whose radio moniker is "The Starkey. Starkey had a terrific sea-Weather Man", has been a part son, scoring three firsts and two of off road racing for decades. In seconds from just five 1998 starts. many ways, he has revolutionized Starkey offered many thanks the communications industry, while accepting his victory spoils. and in so doing bridged the gap He began by thanking "Paul and between racers and their support MDR" for having a day time (out- teams. Congrats to both "Special door) affair, where no suits were Award" winners, a most deserv-necessary. He also thanked all the ing pair. volunteers, John of McKenzie's, A few final items in closing. Bob of PCI, 76 Gas, Sway Away, Another rumor dispelled during Parker, Sign Pros, the Mirage the awards ceremony, was the guys, his family, and his pit crew. one which had MDR entry fees Ever the sportsman, Starkey of- allegedly skyrocketing next year. fered congratulations to ''The Not so stated Mr. Duffy, who in-Johnsons" for their victory in the formed everyone that there will overall season points category. be no increase in entry fees. P.D. And speaking of that victory, the closed the ceremony by thanking "Johnson Brothers" did return Unocal 76 and Kar Tech, for shortly thereafter to claim that_ their sponsorship of MDR races honor. While accepting their well during the 1998 season. And now deserved award, they offered one it's my turn to say goodbye. final thanks to Leonard Perez, the "Congrats" to everyone associ-gentleman who did their motors. ated with MDR, and all those Paul Duffy had a pair of spe-who competed on the circuit. cial awards to also present. The The first Mojave Desert Racing first award went to MDR's ever Inc. event of 1999 is scheduled popular Tech Director, Art Sa- for February 13th. Make plans vedra. Savedra, one of the pre- now to be part of the excitement mier safety experts in the coun-as MDR kicks off its third season try, was unfortunately unable to and "Trevor" celebrates his first attend. He did, however, send a birthday. C.U. there! ■ Dusty Times

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NORTHWEST RALLY REPORT Shitepoke and Dryad ouest Rallies Text & Photos: Jim Culp Carl Jardeva/1 and John Elkin survived a close encounter with a tree to win the season ending NW rallies in the Nordic Motors Volvo 7 40 turbo. CarlJardevall and John Elkin zipped through a gloomy North-west weekend with a blast of California sunshine, placing the Nordic Motors Volvo 740 turbo first overall in both the Shitepoke and Dryad Quest Rallies. Jardevall and Elkin jumped into an early lead during the Shitepoke and held on through the night to take the win by al-most four minutes over Chris Kouba and Tim Dutton in the Can-Am Rally Team Mazda RX7. Second was the best finish ever for Kouba, as he wrapped up his novice season with the Class 3 win, 11 seconds ahead of the Northwest Region Class 2 winners, Nate Tennis and Nat Stow in the under two liter Scandia Motorsports Saab 99. Just 15 seconds separated the third place Saab from Bob and Tammy Reaves, fourth in the North Bend Imports Mazda RX3. Fifth overall were Todd Hartmann and Kirk Knestis in the lntrax VW Golf GTI. Another VW, the Rabbit of Noah Third and Ben Bradley was sixth, followed by Jack Horn and Eric Schild. John Forespring and Jiselle Waterhouse iri the way over two liter Ford Mustang were eighth. Jon Tabor and Kevin Poirer were ninth in the Pacific Photo Supply Nissan Sentra, with first time rallyists Carey Wright and Alan Wright tenth in a Dodge Colt. Fourteen of the eighteen starters were still mobile at the finish. Two of the pre-event favor-ites were headliners on the DNF list. The fast Canadian son/fa-ther duo, Scott and Robert Trinder claimed fastest time on one stage but crashed the Rich-mond Toyota Celica while run-ning second. There was heavy damage to the 4WD Celica, but none to the crew. 1998 Regional Class 1 champs Vance and Karen Walker slid off a turn and watched helplessly as their stuck car was smashed by a backrunner while they waited for a tow. After a brief morning's rest, the Shitepoke survivors and a couple of new entries gathered for the Dryad Quest as the rain clouds moved in from the Pa-cific. J ardevall and Elkin again jumped out to an early lead and splashed home first overall, first in the Northern Pacific Divi-sional over two liter class, and also first in Regional Class 1, almost two minutes clear of the Chris Kouba and Tim Dutton finished second overall in the Shitepoke Rally. but DNF'd shortly after this splash on the Dryad quest. Dusty Times competition. Hartmann picked up Amity · Trowbridge to replace ailing co-driver Knestis and claimed the under two liter class crown with a second overall finish, 12 sec-onds ahead of the Walker fam-ily whose battle scarred Mazda RX3 sported some very un-aero-dynamic body work. The Reaves family claimed fourth overall, and first in Class 3 with their RX3. Todd Lengacher and Tina Warner grabbed the fifth spot, and the Class 2 title in the TNT Dat-sun 210. Third and Bradley were sixth, second in Class 3 and under two liter. Forespring and Waterhouse were seventh, one spot ahead of Mark Wilkie and Brian Fradenburg in the Class 4 Rab-bit. Jeff Call and Bob Johnson placed their VW Golf ninth, with the Datsun 510 of Horn and Schild tenth. Rob Hansen and Ed Hill claimed the 4WD class in a Mitsubishi Galant. Sixteen of the 18 starters fin-ished the Quest through the Sim-pson Timber Company forests in the foothills of Washington's Olympic Mountains to the finish at the Squaxin Island Indian Tribal Center. Kouba and Dutton went from the top of the chart to the DNF list after a rough landing led to suspension failure on stage 2. The Quest wraps up the 1998 rally season in the Northwest. So let's take a deep breath and sing hail to the champs. In the 11 round Northwest Regional Rally Series, Va nee Walker claimed the Class 1 driver's title, with Amity Trow bridge edging Karen Walker by one point for the Class 1 co-driver's award. The Regional Class 2 driver's cha"mpionship goes to Todd Lengacher, with his teammate Tina Warner claiming the co-driver's crown. Bob and Tammy Reaves swept the Class 3 honors, while Mark Wilkie and Brian February 1999 · Todd Lengacher and Tina Warner in the TNT Datsun 21 O claimed the Class 2 title at the Dryad Quest. Fradenburg nabbed the Class 4 awards. In the 12 event Northern Pa·-cific Divisional Rally Champi-onship, there was something for everyone. Washingtonians Jan-ice Damitio and Amity Trow-bridge claimed the 4WD's and co-driver's titles. Oregonians Vance and Karen Walker swept the over two liter driver's and co-driver's awards, with Ben Bradley wrapping up the under two liter co-driver's crown. California Dave White was the under two liter driver's champion. So let's drift past the holi-days, and splash into the new year, and start this thing all over again at Ray Damitio's Doo Wop party in February 1999.■ PRP Premier Racing Products From $149.95 each plus shipping & handling Proudly introduces the "Premo" full suspension seat, at an affordable price with quick delivery and many stylish colors. This is the premier seat for your jeep, truck, race car or buggy .. • 3/4" x .065 steel frame for strength • Ballistic nylon inner liner for strength and true suspension feel. • Stylish outer cover with extra foam for comfort and support • High quality vinyl and 100% polyolefin tweed with high resistant to fraying and fading used on cover • Slotted for harness style belts • Four standard colors in stock at all times for quick delivery, many other color combinations available. • Low backs and bench seats available PRP Premier Racing Products 1-800-317-6253 / Fax 909-676-6311 Page 35

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1998 CORR Exxon Superflo Winter series Championship By Ron Miller Photos: J&L Photography/Jeff Nemecek Johnny Greaves was a double winner in his Toyota, taking first place in both Pro-Lite Division heats. Rob MacCachren won both rounds on his home turf, taking the Pro-4 win in the weather shortened Exxon Superflo Winter Series. enjoyed "front row" starting posi-tions. That pair left as one, befoie Mulder grabbed a narrow lead. Very soon thereafter, Bradley was out front with Mulder and Phil Gour-lie in a battle for second. Bradley looked strong on the lead, setting a fast pace for about the first three laps. At that point Bradley spun out and dropped back several positions. That left Goudie in command, with Chad Hord taking over the second spot. Behind that leading duo, Mulder, Larry Goudie, and Aaron Hawley, all struggled to remain in contention. Phil Goudie continued to open up on the field, and was As fate would have it, Saturday December 5th turned out to be the final date of Championship Off Road Racing competition for 1998. The CORR season championships had already been decided several months earlier, when the final '98 race awarding series points took place·. Despite its classification as a "non po.ints race", the "Winter Se-ries" event still represents one of the sport's most prestigious and tradi-tional showdowns of off road rac-ing talent. For the first time in its brief history, the 1998 renewal was held at the Las Vegas Motor Speed-way. LVMS fans were actually treated to not one, but two extraor-dinary "air shows". That's because in addition to the awesome off road vehicles invading the local airspace, some incredible machinery was si-multaneously flying in and out of neighboring Nellis Air Force Base. The short course show was origi-nally scheduled for two full days of action, but things didn't quite work out as planned. Satui;day ended up being "si,m"-day, and Sunday turned out to be "snow" -day. That's right, folks. After Rounds 1 and 2 were contested under clear, sunny skies, "Old Man Winter" suddenly showed up, forcing the cancellation of Rounds 3 and 4. On Sunday morning, a valiant attempt was made to return the "Half mile of Magic Mud" to its previously usable condition. Unfortunately, the unique clay track does not drain, and thus became dangerously slick. enjoying a healthy lead by the race's While it may have been possible to halfway point. As the heat wore on, resume racing as the day pro-. it became obvious that Hord was gressed, there was still the poten- the only entrant with any chance tial problem of track safety vehicles of catching the Qwik n' Brite spon-being unable to respond quickly sored pacesetter. In all actuality, enough in emergency situations. even Hord had no chance. With his Thus the decision of CORR and ride glistening in the sun, Gourlie Las Vegas Motor Speedway officials thoroughly waxed his Super 1 (JOO (to cancel the final rounds) was opposition. Despite losing second made strictly based upon driver gear along the way, Goudie still re-safety. When Jack Frost effectively corded a most convincing win. whited-out the conclusion of the Hord finished a distant runner-up, "Winter(land) Series", it marked with Mulder following him in third. the first ever cancellation of a Brian Bernloer turned in a game CORR event. But fear not my frost-effort, coming on resolutely from bitten friends. For 16 hotly con- the back of the pack to outfinish tested heat races took place, well Larry Goudie for fourth. The re-prior to Ma Nature's giving every- mainder of the Race 1 field in their one the cold shoulder. So this is respective order offinish was Aaron certainly (s)no(w} time to flake my Hawley, Scott Schwalbe, Joe red nosed readers. Rather, let us Mabberley, Tom Bradley, Gary (s)now plow our way into recap Nierop, David Kordonowy, Scott time. Peterson, Dennie Lee, and Jimmy The first of Saturday's 16 races Nichols. was for the Super 1600 Class. Four- Race 2 featured 20 vehicles teen entrants traveled from madeupofentrantsfromtheSingle Canada, Wisconsin, Missouri, Min-Buggy and Desert 1-1600 Classes. nesota, Washington, Arizona, Cali- Riverside, CA star Steve Bishop fornia, and Nevada, to take part. was in search of his third straight The Super 1600 "Champion" from Winter Series Single Buggy class the last two Winter Series Cham- championship. Foremost among pionships, Tommy Bradley, did not those standing in Bishop's way was defend his back to back titles. Al- 1997 SODA "Rookie of the Year" most, but not quite. Well actually, Steve Federico. This dynamic duo's his vehicle was among those that much anticipated match up was started, and the driver's name and aided by front row starting assign-hometown were unchanged. That's ments. Federico won the holeshot because it was Tommy's father, andquicklytookcommand. Bishop With a first and a fourth Phil Gourlie took the day's Super 1600 win, even though Tom Bradley Sr. doing the honors settled in slightly off the pace, stalk-;:h:;;:is=P=fi=o=b=s=t =L=as=e=r=h=a=d=t=o=st=a=~g=ea='-=· =====;::;:::===============.-:::=====:::-__ t_h_is_y,_e_a_r_. B_r_a_d_le-'y'-a_n_d_R...,_y_an_ M_u_ld_e_r ____ ~ ing the speedy front runner from the second spot. jC Dean, Mark Krueger, and Rick Boyer, all raced forwardly placed early on. Federico and Bishop dueled throughout their private front end match race. Federico maintained a slim advan-tage for the majority of every lap. The one exception seemed to be the ultra tough "rhythm section", where Bishop repeatedly tried to get past. Their cat and mouse game grew more intense as time and laps expired. Several times Bishop seemed to reach dead even terms, but Federico still repelled each challenge. At the race's halfway point, JC Dean suddenly moved up into contention and looked poised to spring an upset. In the end though, a determined Federico sim-ply refused to surrender. The bud-ding young Illinois shooting star never looked a loser. After Federico's impressive flag-to-flag victory, he was quick to downplay its importance. "Now I'll have to start at the back" Federico ex-plained, during a post race inter-view with announcer Scott Rehn. Federico's assessment was as keen as his driving skills. With the in-verted start rule in effect, Federico would indeed be relegated to a back of the pack starting position for Round 2. Steve Bishop raced too good to lose, but was forced to settle for runner-up honors. JC Dean fin-ished in third place, followed by Jason Crowder who took fourth. Rick Boyer beat out Rafael Navarro for the fifth spot. Rounding out the top ten overall finishers were Steve Rule (7th),JohnGrossini (8th),Jay Shain (9th), and Steve Borio (10th). Race 3 was contested by nine entrants hailing from Classes 1 and 10. Las Vegas resident JC Dean grabbed the holeshot, with an as-sist from his cozy front row starting position. Dean and fellow Silver State resident, Dennis Kordonowy pretty much had things to them-selves throughout the heat. Jerry Miller, Brent Foes, and Aaron · Hawley, were all in contention Newlywed Scott Taylor put his Ford into victory circle in the second Former Supercross champion Ricky Johnson was the Pro-2 winner Dan Vanden Heuvel traveled from Appleton, Wisconsin to take heat, for a tie with Rick Johnson in Pro-2 in the first heat, for a shared win with Taylor. third in his Chevy in the Pro-2 competition. · Page 36 February 1999 Dusty Times

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Jason Crowder, Tallahassee, Florida, finished his first season in Las Vegas resident, Mark Bunderson, took second place in Class Under Saturday's clear sunshine, Rob MacCachren celebrates his the Pro-Lite Division with a second place in the Winter Series. 9 by placing in the first heat and winning the second. double win in front of the hometown audience. early, but not one of them was able into the hot pit area. That devel- lowed by Dan Vandenheuval and early lead. MacCachren quickly It seemed almost too good to be to seriously challenge the top pair. opment moved Rick Huseman up Tommy Bradley. Todd Wittman moved up into second place, set- true, as the ultimate "home town In their defense, Foes wasn't helped into the race's third position, but followed Bradley finishing seventh ding just back of the pacesetter. boy makes good" story was unfold-when looping out during lap 3, and Greaves had pretty much salted overall, with Jason Taylor, Larry Evans and Jamey Flannery were ing. MacCachren's game perfor-Hawley was victimized by the loss away the victory by that point. The Noel, and Jim McKenzie earning also out fast and that duo raced as mance telegated leDuc to a non-of a tire. With several Race 3 en- Potowatomi/Northem Lights Bingo eighth through tenth respectively. part of the leading quartet. In the threatening runner-up finish. The trants running into problems, in-and Casino sponsored superstar Race 6 featured entrants from early stages, Jack Flannery was Cherry Valley, CA star did how-eluding tire stacks which outlined opened up about a half lap lead over the Pro 4 Class. A fine field of eight holding down the fifth spot while ever, top the Father and Son team the course, it's understandable how Crowder, and romped to an au- · was staged for what figured to be a Douglas was laboring with a flat. As . of Jack and Jamey Flannery, who the public address announcer failed thoritative victory. Crowder fin- certain 4WD "war". The top four the race wore on, something placed fourth and third respec-to notice Kordonowy slip past ished, up a distant second, followed Pro 4 Class finishers from last year's seemed amiss with Evans. His prob- tively. Following that famous Wis-Dean. It wasn't until after the race by Rick Huseman in the third spot. thrilling edition of the Winter Se- lem became obvioµs when the vet- consin Dells, WI pair was Gerald was completed, that fans were made Al Walentowski of Pickerel, Wis- ries Championships, returned for eran racer looped out, after also suf- Foster, who took fifth. Al Drews aware that Dean actually finished consin outfinished Kevin Huseman this renewal. Leading that stellar fering a flat tire. That moved the checked in sixth, while Scott Dou-as the runner-up. Despite the brief for fourth place. It might be wise to cast was the 1997 Pro 4 Class Flannerys up into the race's third glas and Walker Evans completed confusion, it was Dennis keep a close watch on the River-Champion Jack Flannery. Scott and fourth positions. MacCachren, the Race 6 order offinish. Kordonowy of Carson City, NV side, CA Huseman brqthers this Douglas, Curt LeDuc, and Walker who had been stalking LeDuc from Race 7 was contested by en-who earned the victory spoils. year. Both have progressed very Evans were all back and poised to the outset, then came calling for the trants from the Superlites, Among those honors was the op- quickly during their brief careers, dethrone "King Jack". The defend- lead. At the race's halfway point, Featherlites, Pilots and Odyssey portunity to participate in the with this particular race being a ing champ's son Jamey Flannery the Las Vegas, NV resident forged Classes. A strong field of 14 racers winner's post race interview. perfect case in point. Rick started was also in the line up, along with past LeDuc and assumed com- faced Starter Merle Johnson, after Koi:-donowy gave partial credit for tenth and finished third, whil!;! Rob MacCachren, Al Drews, and mand. It was all MacCachren from Bobby Duke had completed the his hard fought victory to the deci- Kevin started dead last (16th) be- Gerald Foster. LeDuc used the pole . that point on, as the Silver State staging. Matt Scaroni parlayed his sion to run "sprint car tires", on his fore racing to an overall fifth place position expertly to establish the star flew to a scintillating victory. Continued on page 38 mid engine Double A-arm car. Rep- finish. A pair of Arizona residents resentatives from the host state checked in sixth and seventh, with enjoyed considerable success in this Stacey Pike claiming the former particular race, with the top three and Jeff Geiser the latter. The re-finishers all being Nevada residents. mainder of the Race 4 field in their Following the aforementioned Mr. overaii order of finish was Ramiro Dean, who finished a game second, Gonzales, Art Schmitt, Robert was fellow Las Vegan E.J. Baldwin Kroeker, Jim Berry, Pete Saldana, taking third. Jerry Miller topped Paul Morris, Steve Ghamari, Jeff Brent Foes for fourth place, with Kincaid, and Johnny Manfroy. Pete Schren finishing up behind Race 5 was contested by a field that pair. Kirk Anton Leintz, Aaron of 20 entrants from the Pro 2, Hawley, and Terry Shelton, com- Sportsman 2, and Desert Unlimited pleted the order of Race 3 finish- Classes. The Herzog sponsored Pro ers. 2 Class Chevy, which Jimmy The next race· on the card fea- Johnson raced to consecutive over-tured entrants from the Pro Lite, all Winter Series championships in Desert 7S, and Stock Mini Classes. '96 and '97, was piloted this year by Sixteen vehicles shared the track J.J.'s brother Ricky Johnson. And for this action packed contest. the former Supercross "Champion" "Back-to-back Winter Series Pro did an awfully good impression of Lite Class Champion" Johnny hisyoungerbrother.Johnsonseized Greaves returned to defend his title. control immediately and quickly Greaves figured to receive stiff chal-established command.Tommy Bra-lenges from several of his talented dley, the two time Winter Series rivals, including teammate Jeff Super 1600 Class Champion, was Kincaid, Art Schmitt, and Jason running second early. Dan Crowder. Crowder assumed the Vandenheuval, runner-up in this Race 4 pole position during staging, event last year, held the third posi-and easily won the holeshot. tion, followed by Scott Taylor and Greaves started several rows behind Brendan Gaughan. There was in-the Tallahassee, FL star, but quickly credible depth in this star studded moved up into second. Schmitt and field, which also included the 1997 Al Walentowski raced third and Winter Series Class 1300 Cham-fourth respectively, as the field pion Evan Evans. Trouble seemed sorted itselfout early. A trio of Cali- inevitable, with such a large field fornia racers settled in behind that of competitors taking part. During first quartet, with Ramiro Gonzales the ten minute heat, several racers running fifth and brothers Rick and had their winning chances compro-Kevin Huseman sixth and seventh. mised by flat tires. Tommy Bradley, Kincaid, Greaves' Toyota team- Brendan Gaughan, and Dan Can-mate, was virtually eliminated in non were among that group. the early going when nosing in hard Johnson however, enjoyed a seem-along the· track's backstretch. ingly uneventful journey. The Greaves however, had no such Mooresville, NC resident thor-problems, and after stalking Crow- oughly dominated his Race 5 rivals der for several laps, he easily from start to finish. Johnson's front wrestled command away from the running victory could not have early leader. By the race's halfway been more impressive, as he quite point, the Depere, WI resident was simply destroyed the talent laden enjoying a comfortable advantage field. Scott Taylor of Belvidere, IL over his main adversary. Art finished well to place runner-up, Schmitt was well off the pace but with Las Vegas' Brendan Gaughan still vying for a top three finish, holding on for third. Evan Evans when he was suddenly forced to pull came on to grab fourth overall, fol-Dusty Times ,...-----~-~.,.... 11<11111111~-I TEMECULA OFF RoAD & ~~~~~c~--1 I '! 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California resident, Curt LeDuc put his Ford into third place in the Racing in his own backyard, JC Dean had a second and a first in Steve Federico, relative newcomer to the scene, has had a good Pro-4 Division standings. Classes 1/10, to take the Series victory. year, and capped the season with a win at Las Vegas. front row starting spot into winning remainder of the Race 7 field in marveled at how West had won. race, or the "Rogaine hair raising had built an insurmountable lead. the holeshot. Joe Price moved up their respective order of finish was The remaining Race 8 entrants in moment" as the L VMS announc-The race was for place, as Krueger from row two to take over the sec- James Romero, David Scaroni, Ri- their final order of finish were Bill ing team quite colorfully termed it, waltzed home by a distance. It was ond spot. James Romero and Jarit chard Wolsey, Mike Boyd, Sonia Avery, Sean Moss, Randy Reid, involved seventh place finisher about a quarter mile back to Bishop, Johnson were running thi.fd and Boyd, Bill Dorsey, Matt Scaroni, Terry Vandawalker, and Terri Aaron Hawley. While making orie who placed second. Federico fol-fourth respectively, as the Race 7 Tim Baker, and Robby Wright. Larson. exceptionally rough pass through lowed him to take third place, with field began to sort itself out. Price Race 8 was for Class 9 entrants, Saturday's ninth race was the the rugged "rhythm section" of the Jason Crowder next in fourth. Then then grabbed the pass on Scaroni and featured a field of seven. From finale for the Super 1600 Class. course, Hawley's vehicle suddenly came JC Dean, Rick Boyer, and and quickly spurted clear. When the very outset, Mark Bunderson With the inverted start rule in ef-became hopelessly airborne. Fans John Grossini. Bishop's valiant bid Scaroni suddenly pulled off, both was in control of the race. Bunder- feet, all of the Round 2 races fig-gasped as the rear end of Hawley's for a third straight Winter Series Bob Briggs and Doug Goodenough son carved out all of the pace, as ured to be up for grabs. Scott Peter- buggy suddenly launched forward, title fell just short of the mark, as moved into contention. Tim Baker Karl West did his best to stay within son and Jimmy Nichols went gun- high into the air. Instead of land-Steve Federico dethroned the and Clint Wolsey were also for- striking distance. The two Las Ve- ning for the lead. Following that ing upside down and driving him former champ by a slim two point wardly placed in the race's early gas residents continued to widen pair off the line were Tom Bradley into the dirt, Hawley's front end margin. Both men deserved to win, stages. The pacesetting Price con-the gap between themselves and and Scott Schwalbe. After Nichols (luckily) followed suit, completing but it is Federico who will reign as tinued strongly in the lead, while the balance of the Race 8 field. suddenly disappeared, Peterson es-an incredible mid air 360. The ve- the "1998 Winter Series Single another veteran racer, Briggs, con- Bunderson was still enjoying a com- tablished command with Schwalbe hide landed perfectly on its wheels, Buggy Class Champion." tinued to close from far back. As fortable advantage, when he was moving up into second. The top to the shocked disbelief of every-Race 11 was the finale for the field reached the race's halfway given the white flag. At that point pair dueled, while distancing them-one including Hawley. When Classes 1 and 10. Aaron Hawley point, Briggs had threaded his way. though, West seemed to suddenly selves from the others. Sunday's races were "snowed out", was back on track and raced to the from 14th and last (his starting po-reach down deep for enough to Phil Gourlie seemed to be the Phil Goudie was declared the 1998 early lead. JC Dean and Pete sition) all the way up to second. It muster up one last challenge. loneentrantmakingupanyground. Winter Series Super 1600 Class Schren were in pursuit, with BJ was all for naught though, as Briggs Things quickly began to get inter- Goudie, the Race 1 winner, ap- Champion. Goudie outscored run- Baldwin and Larry Gourlie also in was black-flagged soon thereafter. esting when West started closing peared determined to overcome his ner-up Scott Schwalbe by seven the early mix. Around lap 4, Dean With his only serious challenger the gap. West's sustained late rally "back of the pack" start. At one points. forged to the front. suddenly out of the picture. Price carried him right up to point, the Mountlake Terrace, WA Race 10 was the finale for the After putting away Hawley, had the win under lock and key. opportunity's doorstep, and he fi-resident had closed all the way from Single Buggy and Desert 1-f600 Dean began to draw clear. The Bar-The Parker, AZ resident easily cap- nally did manage to reach terms last to third place. That's when Classes. Mark Krueger of Green bary Coast sponsored Las Vegan tured the victory, while a quartet with Bunderson as the two negoti-Goudie seemed to suddenly en-Bay, WI rushed to the holeshot. methodically padded his advantage of California rivals followed the ated the race's final turn. In almost counter trouble though, causing Krueger led Bill Britt, AJ Rodriguez each lap, Dean obviously had no leader to the finish. Jarit Johnson storybook fashion, West collared him to lose momentum and fall and Paul Borio, in the very early intention of letting this win slip of El Cajon took runner-up honors, his rival and edged clear for the back onto fourth place. The lead- going. Steve Bishop's runner-up fin- away, and the hometown hero followed by Alta Lorna's Bob Briggs, score. It was a tough loss for the ing quartet, Peterson, Schwalbe, ish in the day's earlier heat, found scored most impressively. Fellow who placed third. Tulare's Clint runner-up, as West literally Bradley and Phil Goudie continu~d him starting 19th out of 20 en-Las Vegas resident BJ Baldwin took Wolsey finished fourth overall, snatched victory from the mouth of to race in that order all the way to trants. Bishop wasted no time work- runner-up honors, with Larry Gour-. while Chino Hills' Doug Good- defeat. Bunderson raced much too the checkered flag. Peterson proved ing his way forward though, and was lie finishing in third pla~e. The enough raced well to earn fifth. The good to lose, but even he must have ultra game, while fashioning an soon running in the overall fifth po- fourth and fifth place finishers were Valley Performance Custom Accessories Competitive Prices Now Available Page 38 Barbary Coast Class 2 Two Seater $45,000 Cal Dave or 702-24 7-1266 or 702-873-1962 3636 Mead Avenue Las Vegas, NV 89102 702-247-1266 702-8'73-1962 impressive flag to flag win. Runner- sition. After spotting ground to the Aaron Hawley and Pete Sohren. By up Scott Schwalbe registered a entire field, heat 1 winner Steve virtue of his authoritative final heat pretty fine effort of his own. Federico was also on the move. victory, JC Dean captured the 1998 Schwalbe repeatedly pressured the While his two main rivals were busy Winter Series Class 1 Champion-winner, while holding off the re- weaving th«::ir way through traffic, ship. Baldwin was also the overall mainder of the field. The perfor- Krueger continued to open up on runner-up to dean, who successfully mance turned in by Bradley and the front end. By the time Bishop reclaimed the title won by his Phil Goudie were also solid. The and Federico had r:eached the sec- brother Pat in 1996. most incredible highlight of the ond and third positi~ns, Krueger Race 12 was the finale for the Pro Lite, Desert 7S, and Stock Mini HOURS M-F 9:00 - 6:00 Sat. 10:00 - 3:00 Daily UPS Visa and Mastercard We are happy to announce our new 800 toll free number. (800) 656-3376 Use it to call and inquire about our "Quick FixH IRS repair boots or our 11 gallon "Fast-Fill" dump cons. Both new products can save you race time. Race Sman-Be Sate Classes. Veteran Art Schmitt of Pittsburgh, PA won the holeshot. Ramiro Gonzales led the first flight of pursuers, with Jeff Geiser follow-ing just behind in third. Before a lap had been completed, Rick Huseman and Johnny Greaves had already worked their way into con-tention. After having to start in the next to last row, Huseman had made his way up to fourth place. Greaves meanwhile had closed into fifth, after his earlier heat win had landed him the "dead last" starting position. Schmitt continued to maintain the overall advantage, as Greaves and Huseman moved up into the second and third; I don't know if Schmitt was looking back for "you know who" at the race's halfway mark, but that's when the leader drilled a lapped vehicle and Greaves took over. At that point, the "Fat Lady" started singing. Greaves once again proved much the best, racing flawlessly, while sweeping to victory. Along the way to claiming his third straight Winter Series Pro Lite Class Championship, Greaves ad-103 Press Ln: #4 • Chula Vista, CA 91910 • (619) 691-9171 • FAX (619) 691-0803 ministered a pair of sound ----------------------··--- thrashings to his badly overmatched February 1999 Dusty Times

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Peripatetic Brendan Gaughan, who bounces from pavement races ~ ---------~---~-~----~ back to dirt, had a good first heat, but was way back at the end of Always fun to watch, Jack Flannery and his Chevy had a tough Scott Schwalbe, from Rhinelander, Wisconsin, put together two the second in his Chevy. day, ended up fourth in Pro-4. · good heats to take· second in the Super 1600 Division. rivals. A solid runner-up effort by 1998 Winter Series Pro Price. Bob Briggs came those two entrants locked in an-Schmitt was completely overshad- 2 Class title. up just shy in his bid to other tie for third place overall. owed by the winner's "three peat". Race 14 was the reclaim the title, while Todd Vandawalker, Randy Reid, Ditto for Jason Crowder, who grand finale for the Pro taking runner-up hon- and Terri Larson, completed the fi-checked in third behind Schmitt 4 Class. Rob MacCach- ors. Fine weekend ef- nal race order of finish. and finished runner-up overall. ren took up his "back of forts registered by Doug The unfortunate cancellation of Greaves' Toyota teammate Jeff the pack" starting posi- Goodneough and Clint Sunday's Rounds 3 and 4 will soon Kincaid rebounded from his earlier tion for the rematch, Wolsey earned that pair fade from memory, but chances are heat difficulties, with a solid fourth while Walker Evans the overall third and that nobody will forget the spec-in the finale. Rick Huseman fin-was afforded the cov- fourth positions, respec-tacular action from "Super ished next in fifth, while earning eted pole position. Af- tively. Saturday's Sweet Sixteen". Con-third place overall. The remainder ter suffering consider-The final race of the gratulations to all the 1998 Exxon ofthefield,intheirrespectiveRace able misfortune in the day, weekend, and '98 Superflo Winter _Series Class 12 finishing positions were Ramiro early heat,-Evans seized CORR and Winter Se- Champions and Co-Champions. Gonzales, Robert Kroeker, Steve his opportunity and ries was contested by en- Each earned their title by proving Ghamari, Kevin Huseman, Johnny blasted off into the lead. trants from Class 9. It "best of the best" in this annual year Manfroy, Pete Saldana, Stacey Scott Douglas, who Sunday's racing was canceled because of an excess of the white was redemption time for end showdown. Before I close, I'd Pike, Jim Berry, Jeff Geiser, and Al started alongside Evans stuff. Photo: Pete Sohren. Mark Bunderson, who like to extend thanks to those Walentowski. in the front row, maintained that ner, turned in another strong per- suffered a gut-wrenching loss in this CORR officials who made every-Race 13 was the finale for the second spot through the early laps. formance to place second. Doug group's earlier heat. There would thing possible. That group includes Pro 2, Sportsman 2, and Desert Jamey Flannery, Curt LeDuc, and Goodenough was also impressive, be no such unhappy ending this Jim Conway (CORR CEO), Marty Unlimited Classes. Jim McKenzie of MacCachren, each passed three ve- racing to a solid third place finish. time around, as Bunderson success- Reid (CORR President), Karla Simi Valley, CA powered his way hides on lap 1, to assume the third, Clint Wolsey recorded his second fully turned the tables on Heat 1 Reid (Director of Operations), out to the lead. Dan Vandenheuval fourth and fifth positions. Around fourth of the day, while Bill Dorsey winner Earl West. When that pair Doug Kincaid (Competition Direc-and Jason Taylor were running sec- lap 3, Douglas worked his way past followed next in fifth place. The re-again finished 1-2 in the rematch, tor) , Larry Colburn (Technical Di-ond and third, while in hot pursuit Evans and into the lead. A short mainder of the field in their final that left each racer with-an identi- rector), and Jamie Devney (Tim-of the early pacesetter. McKenzie time later, Jamey Flannery also Race 15 order of finish was James cal 32 point total. As evenly ing & Scoring). Last, but certainly put up a good fight, until he looped slipped past Evans and into second Romero, David Scaroni, Robby matched as the two top Class 9 not least, a special thanks goes out out on the lead. At that point, it place. From there, Flannery next Wright, Richard Wolsey, Sonia competitors proved themselves on to PR Director Kitty Parsons for her became Vandenheuval's tum to set his sights on Douglas and began Boyd, Matt Scaroni, Jarit Johnson, the race course, it was only fitting much appreciated assistance. lead the truckin' convoy. The to close in on the overall race and Mike Boyd. Things could not that each would share a stake in the Here's hoping that all of you had a Appleton WI star did just that, leader. Neither one gave an inch, have been much closer in the over- final 1998 Winter Series Champi- wonderful holiday season, and I'd holdingoffchallengersTommyBra-asthetwosuperstarswerevyingfor all scoring. By a scant two point onship. When Sean Moss like to wish each of you the very dley, Ricky Johnson, and Brendan command. There was quite a bit of margin, the "1998 Winter Series outfinished BillAveryforthe race's best of luck in 1999. C U at the Gaughan. Scott Taylor, meanwhile, contact between them, with Dou- Superlites Class Champion" was Joe third spot, that development left races. ■ had made his way through the large glas apparently taking the worst of field and was taking dead aim on it. A short time later, Douglas the leader. Near the race's halfway looped out after sustaining his sec-point, Taylor throttled past ond flat of the weekend. Flannery Vandenheuval and into the lead. seemed to avoid serious damage, Shortly thereafter, Johnson also got although he lost a bit of ground past Vandenheuval, and began to while swapping paint. Making like close in on Taylor. The top pair one of the many Stealths nearby, a then slugged it out for the rest of virtually undetected MacCachren the way. It was an all out war for flew past Flannery and assumed the win, with the overall Pro 2 command. Despite surrendering Championship at stake. Taylor and the lead, the ultra-game Flannery Johnson were virtually locked to- wasn't about to throw in the towel. gether, side by side, when the white He continued to claw his way back, flag was thrown. Taylor seemed to while leaving MacCachren no mar-reach down deep for something gin for error. Defending champ Jack extra, as Johnson launched his bid Flannery meanwhile, saw his title for a sweep. It was not to be though, hopes deflate right along with his as Taylor hung on doggedly for the right rear tire. And before too long, win. Vandenheuval finished well to MacCachren had let the air out of take third place, while capturing all of his Pro 4 Class rivals. With that same position in the overall his second breathtaking win of the scoring. Tommy Bradley also fin- day, the T railmaster sponsored star ished strongly to grab fourth place, seemed to "Rob" the oxygen from while Larry Noel topped Evan his hometown fans as well. Jamey Evans for the fifth spot. The re- Flannery held off Walker Evans to mainder of the field in their Race claim runner-up honors for both 13 order of finish was Todd Witt- the race and the weekend. His fa. man, Adam Daffner, Michael Tie-ther Jack earned fourth place in man, Jason Taylor, Lonny those same categories, while Curt Hembolt, Robert Wagner, Jim Mc- LeDuc finished fifth in the finale Kenzie, Dan Cannon, Marc Stein, and third overall. Al Drews, Ger-Brendan Gaughan, Don Henriques, ald Foster, and Scott Douglas, Woolworth, and Jason pleted the Race 14 order of finish. Janusz. Unquestionably, the big The semi final race of the day story was the all out Johnson vs. featured entrants from the Super-Taylor dogfight for the title. Both lites, Feather lites, Pilot, and Odys-men truly deserved to win, and as sey Classes. Bob Briggs seemed fate would have it, both did. The bound and determined to come cancellation of Sunday's races left away with a win this time. The 1996 both racers deadlocked in a tie for Winter Series. Superlites Class weekend points. Therefore, the two Champion avenged his earliet heat were declared "Co-Champions", loss, by powering to victory in the with each earning a share of the finale. Joe Price, the Heat 1 win-Dusty Times TRANSAXLE ENGINEERING, INC EXCLUSIVE DISTRIBUTOR FOR THE RACEAUTO AVAILABLE FOR IMMEDIATE DELIVERY OVER 250 FINAL DRIVE RATIOS WITH ADAPTERS & CONVERTERS COMBINATIONS FOR ANY ENGINE $250 RING & PINION, FULL MANUAL 3SP AUTO 1997 SCORE MILESTONE WINNER Transaxle Engineering Jeff Field February 1999 818-998-2739 9763 Variel Avenue Chatsworth, CA 91311 Page39

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•gs season Highlites By John Calvin Photos: Trackside Photo At the Dunaway Dash it was the Jimco of Mike Julson taking on all comers and walking away with the first overall position leaving all his competition in the dust. (C&C Photo) In the old days, there were some combined series, like SCORE and HDRA and we here at Dusty Times would recap each race, fixing on the highlights of each and portraying the individual champion of that series. Well, I think the time has come to change tradition and go to a new for-mat. There are now more than 15 different racing organizations that we report on and three rally groups and it is just too much to try and con-dense it all into one issue of Dusty Times, which, by the way, already contains current race and rally re-ports. So, this year we are going to highlight a few of the races that tran-spired during 1998 and highlight some of the winners, and maybe some of the non-winners too, re-membering that all of the racers are champions in their own way. The first race of the year is the FRT Dunaway Dash, a traditional New Year's Eve race that Fud has been putting on since time began. Judy Smith volunteered once; a long time ago to spend New Year's Eve out in the desert and she has been stuck with the job ever since. (Thanks Judy.) This race was a run-away for Mike Julson in his Jimco (what else), and the Toyota motor that propelled him to the Class 1 win and the overall. There were 55 cars entered that evening and the Class 10 winners were Andy Wehe and Darnen Jefferies and they too led their class the entire race. Craig Stewart won the big truck class in a Dodge Protruck that he and his dad (Ivan) were testing. In 1600 it was Vic Bruckmann and Dean Bayerle in a Chenowth taking the win after a good hard fight. In Class 1000 it was Ricky and Joey Kern driving their Kernco to the win with about 25 minutes in hand at the finish. Kevin Graves took the Class 9 win in his Jimco, leading the class all race long and finishing with a big lead. Eric Deen and Charlie Bignell took the 5-1600 lead on the third lap and went on to take the class win. Scott Young won the Small Truck class, had a little competition the first few laps but soldiered on for a nice win. The weather was mild, everybody ·✓ ULTRASONIC CLEANING ✓ CNC MILLING & OH Coolers / Radiators TURNING Blocks / Lines / Fittings Assembled Components ✓ PRODUCTION & ✓ TESTING SERVICES Magnetic Particle (Magnaflux / Myglo) Liquid Penetrant (Dye Penetrant / Zyglo) Ultrasonic X-Ray -CRITICAL Page 40 PROTOTYPE ✓ CAD/CAM \ PROGRAMMING ✓ REVERSE ENGINEERING ✓ EDM MACHINING 3043 Oak St, Santa Ana, CA 92707 Ph 714-957-1215 Fx 714-957-1567 e-mail: WBUNN@CRITlCAL-OP.COM FAA RepairSlation # WB7R288J had a good time and we hope the tra-dition continues for many years to come. The SCORE Laughlin Desert Challenge ran in January in Laugh-lin and this short course venue is a novel feature. They run on Saturday and Sunday with a time limit of one hour and 25 minutes each race and that allows it all to happen in day-light after a sunrise start for the first race. Classes 3, 5-1600, 9 and 11 were the first to go. Victor Orellana was the 5-1600-winner on Saturday with Carlos lribe just behind. David Gaspar was the winner on Sunday with lribe once again taking the sil-ver medal. In Class 9 Kevin Graves led all the way on Saturday with Martin Christensen in the second spot. On Sunday Graves won again but was DQ'd on weight and Chris-' tensen took the win with Lobsam Yee in the second spot. There was only one Class 11 entry and Terry Kiely and Eric Solorzano got the win-ning points after a very trying week-end with mechanical problems. In Class 3 it was Darren Skilton taking the win on Saturday with Kirk Kovel in second and on Sunday it was a repeat, the finishing order the same. In Sportsman Buggies it was Wayne Guidinger and Kent Fagernes who took the win on Saturday and on Sunday it was Mark McKinley and Mark T erriguez taking the win. There were 25 entries in 1/2-1600, Vic Bruckmann led all the way and Jason Hatz took the second spot. On Sunday Scott Webster took the win with Hatz once again in the sec-ond spot and Hatz got the overall win on points with two second places. Class 1 had 25 entries also and Doug Fortin took the win on Saturday af-ter some hard racing and John Herder took the second spot. On Sunday Herder took the win by three seconds over Troy Herbst after an-other close battle. Herder's first and second gave him the weekend win. The next group was Trophy Trucks, Protrucks and Class 8, all running together. Tim and Ed Herbst got the win in their Trophy Truck on Satur-day and Mike Tieman was a close second. On Sunday it was Dan Smith taking the win with the Herbsts in second place and for the weekend it was Smith followed by Herbst. In Class 8 Dave W esthem took February 1999 fa CORR promotes in the midwest and at Beaver Dam, Wisconsin in the month of May it was Jeff St. Peter taking the Super Buggy Class after a hard fought battle. · Saturday's win with Ivan Penchansky a long second. On Sun-day W esthem did it again and Brian Collins was second and that's also how they scored for the weekend. In Protrucks Andy Wehe was the Sat-urday winner with Rick Johnson tak -ing second. On Sunday Johnson won the gold medal and Jimmy Nuckles was second. The next group was Class 7, 7S, Stock Full, Stock Mini and Sportsman Truck. In Class 7 it was no cont.est as Larry Roeseler took the win with Craig Turner a long second. Roeseler took the win again on Sunday, Rick Taylor was second and that was the weekend win also. On Saturday in 7S Bruce Landfield won by a mile, Tim Braden was sec-ond but on Sunday Don McCarthy got the win and Bret Turley (Landfield's co-driver) was second. Landfield/T urley took the weekend win and Tim Braden was second. In Stock Full it was Manny Esquerra all the way, followed all the way by Marc Stein. On Sunday Dave Sykes won the class and Stein was second. Sykes won for the weekend and Esquerra was second. In Stock Mini Mark Turner won because he went further than anybody else. On Sunday Rob Reinertson won with Turner second and for the weekend it was Turner first and Reinertson in second. Sportsman Truck was won for the weekend by the team of Mark Cline and Derek Burreson, the only truck to complete the required laps. Class 10, 5 and SCORE Lites was the next group to run. In 10, Darnen Jefferies won after a long battle and John Phillips was second. On Sunday Rick Geiser (Phillips' co-driver) took the win with Jefferies second and that was how they scored for the week-end also. Danny Anderson won the SCORE Lites after a hard battle and John Holmes was second. George Erl took Sunday's race with Dave Cal-laway (Holmes' co-driver) second. For the weekend it was Holmes/Cal-laway with Erl/Penhall in second spot. In Class 5 Mike Donel led all the way with Mike Nix close behind. On Sunday Tom Brown took the gold and Dondel was second. For the weekend it was Dondel, then Brown. The races ran from dawn to dark on both days but a good time was had by all. The MDR Wild Wash 250 ran in February at Barstow under clear skies and temperate weather. The Class 1 and overall winner was the Ridgecrest Flier, Tom Koch who covered the 250 miles in five hours and eight minutes. James Price was the Class 10 winner and second over-all. In 1600it was Roger Starkey tak-ing the win with Malcolm Bryce just five seconds off the pace. Phil Mc-Cluskey was the Class 5 winner by a mile t nd Scott Johnson took the first of a long string of wins in Class 9. David Shell was the 5-1600 winner while Craig Turner took the Class 7 25 gold medal. In Class 8 it was Eric Heiden taking the win and in Class 1200 it was Kris Lavoie taking home the first place trophy after a good, fun day at Barstow. It was April and the Best In The Desert group took to the desert in and around T onopah for a 300 mile race. In the Trick Truck class it was Dave Ashley/Dan Smith taking the overall win as well as the class win with three hours in hand. Jim Stiles was the Class 1500 Unlimited win-ner after worrying abut an off power motor and he was second overall as well. The Protruck class was won by Jim Nuckles after a quick rear end change in a pit. The Class 8 truck class was won by Kyle Taylor after breaking a front spring halfway through the race. Class 10 was won by Casey Jones and Ryan Arciero in spite of all the problems they had, they won the race of attrition. In Class 7000 it was Tracy Rubio tak-ing the gold with about half an hour in hand. Class 3000 was taken by Darren Skilton with help from co-driver Barrie Thompson. the 7100 class was won by Craig Turner who had 11 minutes in hand at the fin-ish. Class 8100 (Stock Truck) was won by the team of Chris Hereford and Darren Oliver, beating their competition by 20 minutes at the fin. ish. The Stock Mini Truck class was won by Rob Reinertson who cruised to victory as others had major prob-lems. The racing was over by the time darkness fell and all involved said they had a good time. CORP, a Baja based race pro-moter puts on some dandy races south of the border and they are ably covered for Dusty Times by ace re-porter Tony Tellier. The CORP San Felipe 250 had 90 cars in action and here is a brief synopsis. The overall winner was Arturo Honold who had a few minor problems but won hand-ily. In 1/2-1600 Cesar Cons teamed with Simon Ruiz and they squeaked out a 27 second victory over Tom Watson, while in 5-1600 the Rick Fouquette/Edgar Casanova duo took the class after "A very tough race." In Class 8 Jimmy Nuckles had lots of problems but still managed to win the class and was glad it was over. The Adam/Mike Pfankuch/Larry Kern trio took Class 9 but it was a hell of a battle with the Alfonso Lac-arra/Lalo Mayoral team. Arturo Lizzaraga won Class 5 although it was a battle of attrition and in Class 7 it was Perry McNeil taking the class win with a trouble free run. Marcos Nu-ez was the Class 11 winner after a very long day. In the Sportsman classes it was Juan de Dios Tellez tak -ing Class 10, Sonia Fierro was the Class 1600 winner, Class 8 was taken by John Murillo, 5-1600 went to Mateo Pabloff, Class 7 was won by Juan Carlos, Class 9 belonged to Ben Dusty Times

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I ' f At the SCORE Laughlin Desert it was Larry Roese/er all the way The Mojave Desert Racing Wildwash 250 saw the super skilled Best In The Desert raced at Tonopah, Nevada in April and Dave in Class 7, driving his neat looking Chevy to the class win both Tom Koch taking the overall win in his Jimco, fueled with Checker Ashley and Dan Smith ran away with the overall win in their great days. power at most races. looking Ford pickup, adding yet another page in their book. CORP raced at San Felipe and it was no contest as Arturo Honold took the Class 10 honors and he was the overall winner as well. (M. Vazquez Photo) VORRA s Top Gun 300 runs across the northern Nevada desert The SNORE 250 runs in September every year and in 1998 the and it was Sam Berri taking the Class 1 win as well as the overall Protruck of Andy Wehe ran trouble free and awfully fast, to take Dietrich. Jose Cabrera won Sports-man Class 11 by virtue of going the farthest and in the Safari class it was Lorenzo Dojaquez taking the honors. CORP is a new organization out of Mexicali and they have a six race schedule for 1999. CORR promotes races in the mid west, all short course venues and the action is always hot and heavy. In _May they raced at the Beaver Dam Wisconsin Raceway and on Saturday it went like this. In the Double Lite Buggy class Andy Morter led most of the race and took the win over Herman Barnum. In Sportsman Bug it was John Mason taking the lead at halfway,;and going , on to take the win. In Double Buggy Mike Seefeldt led all the way with Todd Crump taking the second spot. In the Sportsman Stock Truck class Joe Brozovich took the win for his first podium finish, followed by Cheryl Walton in second spot. There were over 20 Super Buggies up next and after much infighting it was Jeff St. Peter taking the gold, followed closely by Mike Geiser. In Pro Lite Truck class it was Johnny Greaves taking the lead on lap 4 and taking the win in a hotly contested race, Art Schmitt was the second truck across the line. In Pro 2 it was Scott Taylor taking the checkers after a long battle and Dan Vanden Heuvel was the second finisher. In Pro 4 there was no real contest as Rob MacCach-ren took the lead on lap 5 and raced on in for the win, followed by Scott Douglas. In Women's Buggy the win-ner was Paula St. Peter, followed by Tracy Crump, in Women's Heavy Metal Val Rehn took the win and in Featherlite it was Holger Osknevad taking the win. On Sunday the sce-nario was: In Light Buggy it was Tom Phillips taking the checkers and Andy Morter took second. In Sports-man Buggy it was Jeff St. Peter tak-ing his second win of the weekend and Phil Gourlie came in next. In Single Buggy Mike Seefeldt took his second gold medal of the weekend and Steven Federico slid into second. Sportsman 2 saw Dave Hockers tak-ing the checkered flag and Tommy Bradley took second after leading a lot of the race. Johnny Greaves took the Pro Lite race and Jeff Kincaid was the runner-up while in Pro 2 Dan Dusty Times honors on the 270 mile race. (C. Radbourne Photo) the overall win in the desert north of Nellis AFB. Vanden Heuvel led the whole way and took home the gold medal, fol-lowed in by Evan Evans in a very muddy truck. The ffnal race was Pro 4 and Curt LeDuc made it his race, overpowering Kevin Probst and end-ing the weekend on a high note. CORR has a nine race schedule in 1999. In June VORRA puts on the Top Gun 300 in and around the town of Fallon, Nevada and their race in '98 was a good one. It was three 90 mile laps in the northern desert and the big winner was Sam Berri, who beat out the other ten starters arid took the overall hon-ors and the Class 1 medal also. Coming in for the second spot was Gary Wise who was about six min-utes off the winning pace. In Class 10 the Haas brothers, Floyd and Mike led from the start and took the class win with 13 minutes to spare on their competition. In the second spot it was Jim Price who had troubles on the last lap but was able to get it on in to the finish. In Class 9 Forest Creasy had some problems early on but was able to remedy the problem and take the win with ease. The Class 7 win went to Mike Koenig, Doug Seymour coming in for second place, seven minutes out of the win. The Sports-man Veteran class had the team of Everett Paul and Tyler Mort take their first ever win, hotly pursued by Ed Graham who took the silver medal. In Sportsman Novice Marcia Watkins was the big win-ner, bestingJeffVandersweep who was nine minutes in arrears. VORRA runs desert races in north-ern Nevada and Short Course races in the Sacramento, California area and has an eight race schedule for 1999. Every September for the past 29 years SNORE has run the SNORE 250, sort of an institution in off road racing. Tech was held at the Gold Coast Hotel in Vegas and the race ran at the Nellis Dunes, close by to Nellis Air Force Base (and the plane watching is great), and here we pick up the story. Class 1 had Andy Wehe running his Protruck and it was his day, he cleaned up the course and took the class and the overall win, over 40 minutes ahead of the next car. Class 10 saw the team of Jim Price and Gary Wise take the checkered flag while Kent Lothringer and Gene Grie-pentrog took the second spot. Bryan Freeman, a very race savvy young man was the runaway win-ner of the 1600 class, beating the team of Ed Pauley and Jon Iandiorio by four minutes. Class 9 saw Ryan Schank racing in for the gold medal and Mandy Dixon was not far be-hind, taking second place in a very large class. The 5-1600 race was a good one, the team of Mike Powada and Bingo Price taking the win with more than 40 minutes in hand and ------~ the second spot went to the trio of Chuck Guy, Tom Heyser and Duane Eldred. In Sportsman Buggy the Brothers Gremm, Andre and Eric took the class win and David Villafane and Bill Hope ran second all race long and finished just a wee bit out of the win. Short course racing was hot and heavy in 1998 also,. but space doesn't allow us to list all the win-ners. In San Bernardino, at the free-way close Glen Helen OHV Park, a six event series kept the fans en-tertained from spring through fall, as racers in all classes fought for the season poiq.ts. Their 1999 schedule will be announced at a later date. Down in Baja, at scenic Estero Beach, race fans were treated to two well run shows featuring some of the hottest talent in off roaad racing. Their 1999 schedule in-cludes events in April and Ocotber. And so our Salute to Champi-ons ends, the winners have won their races, the war stories have been told and retold and the 1999 racing season is about to begin. Dusty Times will be there to report on the activities and we wish you all successful racing ui '99 and re-member, be careful out there and preach sportsmanship. ■ Special People J.M l4 MA~~ Nathan Gallup Chris Hoffinan Jeff\\,' all ace Mike Stiez Steve Smith J.B. '\-'all Ryan Lemberger Chris Crampton Mom&Dad Mark Rasmussen Tim Giles 1998 Team Sponsors Donahoe Racing Ent. Drive Train Direct J&C Auto Supply DOA Racing Engines Anaheim Gear National Spring Sign Pros ~ Hella Lights Paul Alusha Mike Stys Andrew Cohen L---------"""""'"""'---------' Motorsport Technology Four X Doctor A Very Special Thank You To: Rochelle & Shawne,1, my lovely wife and daugr.-ter. Without their love and support this would have been just many lonely nights in the garage. Photo by: Gene Blevins ,:ast lme Rac1n9 S62,o~6,]505 Bilstein Cow Race Photos · HM Engineering Sports Racing Fuel Public Relations handled by; Finish Line Motorsports · WITHIJIIT Yllll THIJ' WIJlllliNIJT HAVE IEEN PIIJ'J'/IL February 1999 Page 41

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SCORE 1998 Awards By Judy Smith Jeff Cummings stood in for Dan Newsome, who took Person of the Year honors. Cummings also accepted for BFGoodrich, which won Entry Sponsor and Pit Support Team categories. The 1998 SCORE Awards pre- racing in 1999, and his position with sentation, held at Harrah's in Laugh- the company will be filled by Debbie lin, saw history made and also noted Dickerhoof, while the on-site activi-the end of an era. ties will be shared by Cummings and Bekki Freeman, the first woman Frank DeAngelo, newly back with to win a SCORE season champion-BFG. ship, accepted accolades for her ac-Freeman, who shared driving complishment in the 1/2-1600 class, chores during the year with her en-and Dan Newsome, voted Off Road gine builder, Adam Wik, who took Person of the Year (and ill with the the Engine Builderofthe Year award flu, thus absent from the awards), an-for '98, was also a Toyota True Grit nounced in absentia that he had prize recipient. She split the $12,000 been promoted to a new area of rac- purse with Mike Dondel and David ing and would be leaving the off road Callaway. Each of these drivers scene. (teams) completed every mile of ev-Newsome, whose award was ac- ery race with the highest total points cepted by Jeff Cummings ofBFGood- in their classes. rich, has headed the tire company's The Awards celebration started off road racing effort for many years, with a dinner in the banquet room and has become an integral part of of Harrah's Hotel, where four giant the sport. He moves into Trans Am television screens showed highlights BUMP STOPS HERE Stop the up-travel on your suspension with this advanced bump stop system. These bump stops come complete with a mounting system, polyurethane end piece and enough valving to get the job done. ECONOMICALLY PRICED AT 319.90 PER PAIR. (Includes mounting hardware & grade 8 bolts) See your off road racing parts supplier or call us direct Yarnell Specialties, Inc. 1-520-427 -3551 Page 42 102 Crestview P.O. Box 845 Yarnell, AZ 85362-0845 of the 1998 season, called from the SCORE News television shows. Once dinner was over, everyone moved into an auditorium for the awards presentations. Slides of each class winners' car were shown on stage as the drivers/riders moved up to receive their trophies. The Mag 7 pit team presented their Baja Spirit Award to the Jerry Penhall/George Erl team, who helped an accident vicrim during the recent Baja 1000. The team also got lucky and won the drawing for the weekend in Las Vegas, including air fare and accommodations, donated by the Laughlin Convention and Visitor's Bureau, and presented by Tom Jenkins. Erl accepted both awards for the team. He particularly thanked the Herbst family for using their helicopter to fly an injured racer back to the States. Erl went on to say that he always feels "safer kncwing the helicopter is up in the air" over the race. Emcee, Charlie Engelhart, handled the awards crisply, and the evening's activities progressed at a good pace. Some of the recipients were moved to speak, and we list some of the more (or less) notable comments here: Overall Motorcycle Champion, and also Class 22 Champ, Johnny Campbell, who accepted the Motor-cycle Manufacturer's award for Hon-da Motorcycle Co., was at the po-dium many times. He quipped, "You probably don't wanna hear from me again", at one point, but when ac-cepting his overall honors he cut right to the heart of things when he said, "I really have a lot of fun - mo-torcycles are fun! It was an adven-ture ... it was fun!" The vote for Rookie of the Year resulted in a tie between Craig Turner (Class 7S) and Bekki Free-man.Turner, who said it had been a "Cinderella year" for his team, had his speech notes jotted down on his hand. He said he raced nine events and won six, with only one flat tire for the year. Freeman started her comments by wryly saying, "It took 11 years for me to become Rookie of the Year", referring to the fact that although it was her first season as a SCORE racer, she's raced since she could reach the pedals in the SNORE series. February 1999 Jim Turnure accepted the honors for Contingency Company of the Year; won by the Duralast battery group. Bekki Freeman, who tied with Craig Turner for Rookie of the year honors, was also the 1-2/1600 Class Champion. George Seeley, while accepting his second place honors for Class 5, paused in his comments, turned to Engelhart and said, "I said "um" twice ... that's bad." Actually, he lost count. Bryant Hibbs, who accepted for the Class 3 second place winners, the Beal family from Texas, pointed out that this year's win at the Baja 1000 was their fifth consecutive win in the 1000. In the Trophy Truck class the second place winner was the team of Ed and Tim Herbst. Their navi-gator/mechanic, Barry Beacham, said "I'd like to say "sorry" to all the volunteers for yelling at them occa-sionally." They responded with ap-plause. Marc Stein, who took Class Stock Full points for the year, noted, "I talked to Walker Evans when I first started racing. I asked him if he had any advice (on how to be success-ful) and Walker said, "quit now?". In Class 11, winner Eric Solor-zano reported that his team, running on BFG tires, has had no flats for four or five years. They've won the 1000 twice in a row. David Callaway and John Holmes were SCORE Lite champions for the second year running. When Engelhart stumbled over the class designation, Callaway said, "People srill don't know what SCORE Lites are", but Holmes, waxing philosophi-cal, noted, 'This whole sport is an ad-venture and I'm glad to be here." He moves into Spec Truck racing next year, and may not be available for all the SCORE season. Martin Christensen, Class 9 champ along with John Mendiola, thanked his family for their support while he spent "every night at the shop working on the little piece of s-t." But his co-driver, Mendiola, stood for a moment to gather his thoughts and then made what was probably the best thank you speech ever heard at an awards affair. He wished to thank his wife for her sup-port and commitment to his race ef-fort. First he noted that "when my son was born I was in San Felipe." And then he went on, teary eyed, to say, "Commitment is a gift from our wives ... in spite of the selfishness in-herent in this sport." On a lighter note, as Dave West-hem, Class 8 champ, thanked every-one for their help and support, he wisecracked, "Yes, Dad, you can de-duct off road racing." His co-driver, Randy Salmont, more serious, said, "There's not a soul on our team who's paid ... we love the sport." When brothers Dave and Bill Gasper, Class 5-1600 points winners, received their award, Dave did most of the talking. Bill merely pointed to him and said, "This is my idol, right here." When called to the podium to re-ceive her class championship, Free-man said "There's nothing better than winning. Winning this Cham-pionship is a dream come true - I hope I'm racing with you for the next 30 years." Ivan Stewart, who builds and pro-motes the Protrucks, and runs a sepa-rate Protruck series, awarded a $12,000 check to Rick Johnson, who took the first place points in that se-ries. Trophy Truck champions Dave Ashley and Dan Smith told the au-dience that the nine year old truck has won seven championships. They also noted that they'd finished ev-ery mile of every race for the last four years in the truck, and, describing its attributes, said, "even when we're stupid, it saves us." The evening was, as are most awards presentations, sprinkled with good moments and dull, and gener-ally imbued with warm and fuzzy feel-ings. It was all over before midnight, a nice bit of scheduling appreciated by the attendees, most of whom had places to go and things to do during the busy holiday season. Elsewhere in this issue of Dusty Times you will find a complete list of Champions and SCORE's Off Roadsmen of the Year. ■ Dusty Times

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Southern California Timing Association Office Manager: Mary Carson 2285 Tracy Avenus Simi Valley, CA 93063 (805) 526-a805/Fax:(805) 584-8518 Internet: SODA Short Course Off Road Drivers Association Terry Wolfe 7839 W. North Avenue Wauwatosa, WI 53213 (414) 453-SODA "The Straight Poop" from The Big W ahzoo Little Checker activity is the norm during the holiday season, although there were a few inci-dents of note. Our Club Secre-tary, with a little help from his wife, gave birth to a brand new Checker and future Rosenstein co-driver. Way to go, Peter! On the racing front, Poppa Bates and Bigger Bates recently borrowed Jimmy Hook's single seat chal-lenger car. They put one of Gary's motors in it and headed south. On the way down to Pete's Camp for a little vacation, the Bates clan stopped in to see Fud and run his Dunaway Dash. They had a trouble free run except for the last lap, when Gary's wife unexpect-edly "flashed" him, and his engine immediately lost a cylinder! Luck-ily, he'd seen 'em before, and was able to nurse it along and still get to the finish line first. A nice first place finish for our heroes guys, and then on down to Baja. Con-gratulations, guys! Frank and Sean Krepsz, another couple of our larger members, were the only Checker team to go up to the 'Best in the Dez' 40 thousand dol-lar Pahrurrip race. This event ex-perienced rather cold weather, SOUTHEASTERN OFF ROAD CHALLENGE Steve Rule (800) 313-5621 or (770) 963-0252 Mike Moore - (224) 272-5400 SOUTH EAST OFF ROAD RACING ASSN. President - Geoff Lee 1100 West Main Street D-3 Franklin, TN 3 7064 Classis 1/2-1600, 5-1600,. Class 9, SODA Class 11 & Sportsman (AU Races at Rally Hill Speedway) SOUTHERN SHORT COURSE OFF ROAD RACING ASSN. 4305 Wootlark Drive Tampa FL 33624 (813) 962-2857 (AU Races at Eastbay Raceway, Tampa, FL) SUPER SERIES (PI'Y) LTD. Continued on page 50 PIKE'S SERV.-ICE CENTER BAKER, CALIFORNIA CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF SERVICE TO OUR TRAVELING FRIENDS ..... THANKS! RESTAURANT OPEN 24 HOURS Mobil SERVICE EVERY DAY YEAR ROUND THE BEST IN THE DESERT Dusty Times and our boys had their 1-800-col-lect 1/2-1600 car in a tight battle for the lead while headed for the finish line. But unfortunately, af-ter taking a chance and not stop-ping to install some lights, the brothers misjudged the remaining daylight by just enough to miss out on the win. They did, how-ever, come home with a good chunk of change for a fine second place finish. Good run, guys! Surely more Checkers would have showed up at this rich race if most of our regular racers hadn't pretty much shot their wad down at the recent 1000. 25th REUNION - This will be our last Checkers Column before our big reunion up in Las Vegas on the 5th & 6th ofFebruary. The conclusion of our big get together will be an open banquet on Sat-urday night in the Gold Coast's Grand Ballroom. The Party Com-mittee is still working on the evening's program even as I write. But, rumor is that Sal Fish, Judy Smith, and lv;m Stewart will be the guest speakers that night. I do know for sure that a classy dinner will be served complete with white table cloths, candles, and all those banquet trimmings. Track-side will be putting on a continu-ous off road raci~g slide show dur-ing the evening. There will also be music and dancing after the talkin' is done. And, a whole lot of good stuff is gonna be given away. But whatever is planned, there will surely be room in the evening's program for a few com-ments from any of our sport's no-tables who show up unexpectedly. I mean, Parnelli Jones ain't got a hair on his ass if he don't show up in front of this crowd and repeat his famous Baja 1000 warning, "I only honk once!" All of our local race promoters will probably get a chance to say a few words even if they don't get up to the mic, as we'll have a portable microphone cruisin' around among the tables. And no, Sal, you have our word we won't show THAT tape ... dur-ing dinner. It's hard to tell who'll show up to tell their side of some classic Checker stories. But, I'd just love to hear from that Vegas check point guy, who in thick dust, just barely jumped out of the way of Koch's car. Which then contin-ued on thru his tent, snagging it, and draggin' it off down the course. Tokyo Rosy or Sweet Karlinda would also be an inter-esting surprise. Our perennial Vic Van Ella award will also be pre-sented to another worthy indi-vidual, that is if we can get it away from Art Savedra. And, the Big Wahzoo will be on hand to expose myself. I even picked up a check-ered trench coat for this special occasion. Club Management has asked that I publish the following sched-ule of events for Saturday, Febru-ary 6th for your convenience. From 1 p.m. thru 4 p.m. a pre-party registration will take place WE CARRY in the Grand Ballroom. This will hopefully prevent any congestion getting into the later banquet. Your dinner tickets (also your raffle ticket), a big bag of free goodies, and a name tag should be picked up at this function. The bar will be open, a guest book to sign, and lotsa Checker memora-bilia to view, or bring your own stuff to show and trade. The Ban-quet will open with drinks at 6 p.m., dinner served at 7 p.m., with the program beginning at 8 p.m. Music and dancing will follow. AND FINALLY -Speaking on behalf of our Club, the Big Wah-zoo would once again like to in-vite all you true desert racin' fans out there to join us in our celebra-tion of the last 25 years of Off Road Racing ... thru the eyes of the Checkers. Wives and girlfriends are expected. Attire for the evening will be 'Checker Formal' and standard dress up rules of conduct will be enforced (booin' and cheerin' OK, but no throwin' of things, etc.). Try to picture a major promoter's awards banquet that's really fun and covers the entire history of our sport. Bore-dom will definitely not be toler-ated at this affair. So, if you're interested in attending our 25th Reunion please call Uncle Max ASAP @ (213) 254-1531. There's a reason the Checkers have been the winningest team in the history of desert racin', and if ya join us on February 6th you'll see why. AURORA, BFGOODRICH, PARKER PUMPER P.C.I., HELLA LIGHTS, VDO, SIMPSON J.T. 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Monn,E ll6-5~25l588, HoME/PRIVlo:. 030-.2Zl!IJ1'5 , Automotive • ATV • Motorcycle 1815 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE RIVERS I DE, CA 92507, USA 909.369.5144 • 909.369.7266FAX WWW. WEBCAM I NC.COM From Parts to Complete Engines Engine Dyno Service Off Road Products Front and Rear Trailing Arms' • Spindles Suspension Specialists • Custom Wheels . 2733 W. Missouri Phoenix, AZ 85017 Jack Woods (602),.242-0077 535 East Central Park Anaheim CA 92802 714-956-9457 Classified ... FOR SALE: Class 8 F150 built by Dave Shoppe in 1989 Ex~McMillian. 700hp 432ci Leon Patten SVO, Steve Coheen all billet C6, Crissman 9.5" plus Summers/Williams Danaj60 (spare rear), ¼ elip, six Kuster bypass shocks plus coilovers, full spares plus dump cans, projectT/A's, floor jacks, FOR SALE: Aceco-Raceco 2 seat --low mileage, Kuster coilover control arm-rear Foddrill (Kuster) front/by-past all around. Has SHO 6 cyl Ford 270 hp Fuel injected 180 degree header-4 speed- 930cvs Charlyn steering. Dropped spindles 126inch wb. Light and fast $32,000.00 oho. AUTOMOTIVE FOR SALE: 2 seat Class 10 Chen-owth, New coilover front end, new bypass rear shocks-new CV's· axles MSD-Summers-Wright-Ump Fresh Wik's 1910-Fresh Folts Bus Box-l?repped Ready to race with spares $28,000.00 Bruce 702 365-9055. FOR SALE: Lothringer A-Arm, Class 10 single seat, Wiks eng, Hew-land DG300 trans, with inboard c.v.s., Outboard rear hubs, 22" travel Ft & rear, Lite and fast, prepped ready to race $32,000.00. (626) 857-7223 ask for Kent or (900) 595-2779 ask for Gene. FOR SALE: Fuel Safe 22 gal 9½ x 17¾ x 33¾-$150.00 oho, Toyota 20R race motor approx. 185hp $1,900.00 oho, call for more details, evenin s 714 288-8983. Steve. helmets, radios, lights, the works. A FOR SALE: 5-1600-Lauffer race very safe reliable, and damn fast truck. engine, closed ratio bus transmission, $55k full package or partial package 22 gallon Fuel safe, Deist harnesses sale or race partnership considered. and nets, 8 Yokohama's on Center-The truck is in El Cajon and can be · line, Chromolly trailing arms, Sway-raced immediately. Chris Wilson A-Way, Fox 12"withreservoirs, front (702) 299-0861 and rear adjusters, new body and paint, KC lights, recent ground-up (408) 663-4543. . MISC FOR SALE: Type 4,2000cc, rebuild, spares clean, fast, reliable, FOR SALE: Class 5 no motor, no good heads, Porsch alt, exh, low $6,000.00 oho (760) 635-0084. trans, Fodrill Big Beam, Saco Rack,· comp, good to turbo, none, single or FOR SALE: Class 9 drivers are you FOR SALE: 1980 Chevy Pre Run-Fox, Coilover, Summers, Floaters, dual carb, $2800 to $3200. Shocks ready for some CV grease? 5-1600 ner 1987 Front clip, full Fiberglass, 300m T orshin, 3" Kuster by pass rear, (2) 2" body x 1 O" w rr $135.00 ea, (2) drivers how about some power steer- Mastercraft seats, Full Auto Meter, Flame out, 30 gal cell, all the best, Bilstein 50mm by-pass 10" travel, ing? 1-1600 Aceco, only the best Fully Caged, Fuel Cell, New 35" with spares, no expense spared, win- 22mm $390.00 ea, (2) By pass 10" parts. New prep & powder coat. BFGs, custom front aims, 375 HP ner 98 Fireworks 250, car is dialed travel, Fox Pistons,, 7 /8 shaft $290.00 Must see to appreciate the quality. 2 motor built 400 trans, 4 wheel disc and very competitive. $22,000.00obo ea. Yoko recap tires, new $65.00 ea, ½ year old car with 6 races on it. brakes, 9" rear end, 35 spline axles (714) 527-4495 hrn or (714) 903- Dual K&N air logs $45.00 ea. Call Please dont make me race San Fell-strange third member $10,500.00. 3900. Mike. RaceShock (800) 929-4360. pe! Joe (714) 632-1240. oho (900) 982-2687. • ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• : Sell or swap your extra parts and pieces in : : DUSTY TIMES. : • • • Classified Advertising rate is only $25 for 45 words each month, not including name, address and phone number. Add $5.00 for use • : of black and white photo, or a very sharp color print. Maximum size 5"x7". NEW AND RENEWAL. SUBSCRIPTIONS TO • • DUSTY TIMES - A 45 word Classified Ad is FREE if you act now and subscribe. If you wish to use a photo in your free ad, : • enclose $5.00. All Classified Ads must be PAID IN ADVANCE. REMEMBER -CLASSIFIED AD SPACE IS LIMITED • FOR SALE: Class 1 single seat, • -YOUR AD MAY BE PUT OFF ONE ISSUE IF NOT RECEIVED IN A TIMELY MANNER. • Chaparral, all chromoly, New 00-: • 300builtby Fortin, Engine 2.4, type- • -------------------------------------------: 4 duelcarbs with air boxes, outboard • ---------------------------------------------• cvs, with Willwood billet calipers, • • new axles, coil over front, Saco, • ---------------------------------------------• Flame-out, everything hydraulic in : ---------------------------------------------: CNC, FuelSafecustomcell 26.7 gal-• --,---------------------------------------------■ • lons, 2 sets of body panels, bump • ■ stops, Mastercraft, Pumper, Ump • Enclosed is$ ____ (Send check or money order, no cash) Please run ad ___ times • steering and air cleaner, over$28,000 : Name________________________________ Mail to: : invested sell for $12,500.00 oho. • DUSTY TIMES ■ (602) 832-1875. 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FOR SALE: Aceco Class 10 or 12 Singles Seat, Kuster Coil Over Sus-pension Front/Rear, CNC Vented Billet Brakes, Autometer Liquid Gauges, Saco Magnum Rack, Sim-pson, Beard, Centerline Bead-locks, Foddrill Arms/Spindles, Ve-hicle Complete less engine + trans , $9.975.00 Mike at (801) 487-3478. FOR SALE: Class 9 Single Seat, Fresh motor, trans &front end. Car has winning record, Complete car, trailer spares, radials, everything goes, $4,500.00 Tom (760) 949-5020. FOR SALE: 1 set of external Ashcraft dutch's for 930cv's, spare disc $500.00 obo. Looking for 4-10" shocks & 4-12" or 14" shock used or almost new. (909) 927-5625. P.O. Box 706 Parklands, 2121 South Africa (011)788-5138 Fax (011 ) 880-2170 SWORDS South West Off Road Racing Desert Series 4209 So. CR 1300 Odessa, TX 79765 Mike Parker (915) 337-3437/(615) 595-8237 (All races held at Notrees, TX 25 miles west of Odessa. TX) TOYS FOR TOTS (619) 252-1197 /(619) 252-3093 T.O.R.R.O Texas Off Road Racing Organization Marty Jackson 8307 Bauman Road Houston, TX 77022 (713) 694-0207/Fax: (713) 694-8335 TSO c/o Frog Specialties 4050 Spencer Street #1 Torrance, CA 90503 (310) 3 70-9856 January 1-17 1999 21st Annual Dakar Rally VORRA Valley Off Road Racing Association 1833 Los Robles Blvd. Sacramento, CA 95838 (916) 925-1702/Fax (916) 925-8217 March 20-21, 1999 1999 Season Opener Prairie City SVRA, Sacramento, CA April 24-25, 1999 Spring Special Prairie City SVRA, Sacramento, CA May 29-31, 1999 Yerington 300 Desert Race Rerington, NV July 10-11, 1999 Top Gun 300 Desert Race Fallon, NV September 4-6, 1999 Fernley Challenge Fernley, NV September 25-26, 1999 Short Course - Round 1 Prairie City SVRA, Sacramento, CA October 9-10. 1999 Short Course - Round 2 Prairie City SVRA, Sacramento, CA October 30-31, 1999 Short Course - Round 3 Prairie City SVRA, Sacramento, CA VICENTE GUERRERO OFF ROADCLUB Profo. Cenovio Gamboa 0ll-52-616-6-21-91 (2-6 p.m.) WESTERN OFF ROAD RACING ASSOCIATION Larry.Henderson (604) 538-0692 WORRA P.O.Box 3241 Sumas WA 98295 ~TERN PENNSYLVANIA WHEEL TO WHEEL OFF ROAD RACING Patrick McGuire P.O. Box376 Adamsburg, PA (412) 527-6556 WHIPLASH MOTORSPORTS 16251 North Cave Creek Road #4 Phoenix, AZ 85023-2976 (602) 971-3730 Page so FOR SALE: Jimco Single Seat ScoreLites/Class 10 roller, Fox Shocks, Summers Bros Rear hubs, C & C Front hubs, UMP power steer-ing, 25 gal fuel cell, Excellent condi-tion. $10,500.00 obo. (760) 727-5319. FOR SALE: 1-1600 Prism Design, Wright, Ump, Sway-A-Way, FOX, Power Steering, Parker Pumper, Beard, Fuel Safe, Center line, Dura Blue Stubs, 930's, Spare parts, Clean-· fast-light, $7,900.00 (408) 488-5816 V-mail. FOR SALE: Wiks '1 ype IV Race motor, 80x105.5 VE Pistons, Pauter rods, Big 2 ltr heads, Car-bon Fiber Shroud, 44 W ebers, Autocraft dry sump, 210 hp. Call Mike (714) 527-4495 hm or (714) 903-3900 wk. December S, 1998 Point to Point Rocky Point, MX 1999 Desert Tour Buggy & Truck Series January 9, 1999 Parker400 Parker, AZ March 27, 1999 Rock to Rock Rocky Point, MX May 29, 1999 Holbrook Holbrook, AZ July 3, 1999 Surprise or Bye Surprise or Bye,AZ September 4, 1999 Snowflake Snowflake, AZ October 16, 1999 Surprise or Bye Surprise or Bye, AZ November 20, 1999 Apache Gold Globe,AZ December 11, 1999 1999 Banquet TBA 1999 Desert Challenge Bikes & ATV Series January 10, 1999 Attention Race&Rally Organizers List your coming eventss in DUSTY TIMES free. It is the only way some fans know about your event, if they don't happen to be on your club mailiing list. Don't call, but mail your 1999 schedule as soon as possible for listing in this column; it could bring you some extra entries! Mail your race or rally schedule to: ·DUSTY· TIMES 20751 Marilla St., Chatsworth, CA 91311-4404. FOR SALE: Jimco 4 seater, Kuster coilover, Type IV motor, dual We-bers, UMP p/s, trick shroud, 091 tranny, 6 x 6 arms, drop spindles, 930 c.v.s, Sway-a-way, Mastercraft, Pro-fessionally wired and plumbed, beau-tiful aluminum body and roof, BFGs on Ultras, spares $27,000.00 cell (619) 990-7665 (619)588-9226. FOR SALE: Jirnco Class IO Single seat, 1997 Barstow 250 winner. New Wiks 1835cc, fresh Fortin 5 speed, Kuster coilovers w/3" King bypass. Summers full floaters, CNC, Master-craft, Flameout, Fuel Safe, PCI, Fast and clean, Prepped and ready to race. $35,000.00 Steve (909)625-3381 days (626)974-6624 eves. OWNER'S LOSS IS BUYER'S GAIN: Buy as a package or sepa-rate! (1) Raceco Single seater, FAT Rabbit motor, Fat built Bus box, 930, Summers Bros. Out-board hubs and brakes, 25 gallon Cell, + 12" Beam, (2) Bilstein Coilovers per wheel, New 3" Kuster bypass in the rear, SAW 300m $14,000.00 (1) 37" Wells Cargo Trailer, Includes Race Ra-dio Base Station setup, Under floor storage, shelving, work bench, inside length is 32" and width is 8', $9,000.00! Make us a package price, all offers consid-ered! Baja Brokers (760) 723-2117. FOR SALE: Fuel Safe 22 gal 9\/z x 17¾ x 33¾-$150.00 obo, Toyota 20R race motor approx. 185hp $1,900.00 obo, call for more details, evenings (714) 288-8983. Steve. FOR SALE: Class 10 or 12 Raceco, 2 seat less eng & trans, rear floating hubs, 4" lg ft arm, coilover ft Bilstein shocks, new fuel cell, $7,500.00 (626) 857-7223 ask for Kent. Ford Pro Truck-The best class in off-road, 6 of 7 finished the grueling Baja 1,000, 351w by Harness Bros racing, TH400 trans, Bilstein Coilover and Bypass with Fox air bumps, Chrisman rear end, includes great spares pack-age including short course suspension setup, call for more details $85,000.00 Ref #695 Baja Brokers (760)723-2117. FOR SALE: Bronco Pre-Runner-Custom built 2WD front end, (1) Kuster Coilover and (1) Big Bil-stein per wheel front and rear, air bumps, Cone Full Floater, Cone fr hubs, C6, 400 cid Ford VB, 3 seats, custom aluminum work throughout including interior, 35 Baja T/As, fresh paint job, built in spare, air bottle, winch, tool box, less than 8,000 miles $42,900.00 Ref #685 Baja Bro-kers (760) 723-2117. February 1999 THE SECOND LAP-Used off-road parts, Torsion bars, spring plates, ax-les, etc. (2) PIAA 135/)0W Pencil beam $75 each; Fox Steering Stabi-lizer $60; BB Chevy Manifold $125; Weaver Dry Sump Pump $350; +4" F-150Coils w/Urethane Insert $100; Ranger Rear Wheel Travel Kit $1500; AutoFab F-150 Bedsides $500; ( 4) Fox 9 .5" Position Sensitive $90 each; (2) Bilstein 8" Coilovers $75; Call or stop by for your off-road needs! The Second Lap! (760) 723-2117. PARTS FOR SALE: 2 Kuster shocks 10"x2" w res & thumb wheel adjuster. $500.00. 2 Weber 48mm carbs, dry sumped, $300.00. 2 Dellorto 36mm carbs & linkage dry sumped $325.00. 22 gal fuel safe bladder, foam, alum skin 2 years old $275.00. 2 Summer bros 300mstub axles 13/8" 4340 hubs &Jamar hats. $350.00. 091 Bus Box. Fresh race prep Chromoly super diff, 4:57 R&P, FTL Hewland 930. $2,200.00 obo (949)642-5158. BUNDERSON 1-1600- Motor by Kent Wallace, Bus Box by Nevada Transaxle, 930 CV, 15 gal cell, Fox shocks, SAW torsions and axles, FodFab spindles, Comes with some spares. This is a very clean, wlll main-tained car, perfect for someone get-ting started! Proven track record and a great value, you won't find a nicer car for the price. Call for more de-tails. $8,500 Baja Brokers Ref #702 (760) 723-2117. FOR SALE: ONLY $15,000.00: Raceco Class 10, 2 seater, FAT Toyota 4AGE, Mogi/Raceco auto trans, electromotive ign., finished · '96, '97, '98 Baja 1000, Super reliable, drive/ride it at San Felipe 250, All or part or trade for Pro truck, Doug (619) 445-5477. FOR SALE: 1-1600 Mirage-97 & 98 MOR Class Champion. $15,000.00 without motor, obo. ALSO Pre-runner 1971 Baja,· Full cage, setup as 5-1600, $5,000.00 Call (818) 841-3906 Roger. Both tum ke . FOR SALE: 1986 ex Glen Harris (factory Mazda-Mickey Thompson) race truck. Fresh Racing Bead, 300+ hp rotary engine, Mogi auto trans, Custom underdrive, Winters rear end, Fox Suspension shocks, New Fuel Safe cell, Some spare parts, $22,500.00 obo. Consider deal for Toyota Corr Class 7,8,9, or 10. (416)297-7750. FOR SALE: CORR Pro-4 Ford F150, front runner, former Rough Rider truck, Thompson auto en-gine, A TD tranny C-6, Borg Warner transfer case. Kuster/fay-lor coil over shocks w/reservoirs. Asking $30,000.00 w/all spares, enough to rebuild truck twice. ALSO 1989 Ford F700 Motor home fully loaded, great tow ve-hicle $16,000.00. 1993 United Tri-Axle enclosed trailer lights, benches, storage, observation deck plus all the goodies, $14,000.00 Call (715) 487-6098. CLASS 8 -Newest truck built, Awe-some 500 cid VB by Walker Evans Racing hooked to a special Torqueflite 727 tranny w/custom torque converter. 55 gallon Fuel Cell, A-Arm Front Suspension, King Coilover/Bypass, CNC Calipers, Quarter Elliptic Rear, Chrisman, Eagle GPS. This truck is beautiful! It is like new with only 6 races on it, ever! The best of everything was used and it is well maintained. Tons of spares Ref #651 $85,000.00 (760) 723-2117 Check out our website at FOR SALE: 1998 MDR points champ. Best of the best, 300 miles of comp. Prep, FOX 2.5 w/position sen-sitive susp, Chromoly l" longer arms, , Type II c.v.s w/300m 930 axles, thing stub axles, SAW spring plates, SAW 29mm 300, bars, New SAW torsion adj., new top 4;86, JG Trans, 12.1 motor, new heads, pistons, cyls, and FAT carb, Boost bottle, new Compu-fire, DIS IGN, UMP, Fuel Safe, Beards, J-Mar, VDO, Auto-meter, Susp. Chromoly beam, new Wright rack, Wright arms, & com-bos, New Chromoly tie rods & ends, Fox Big Shafts, Fox steering stab. SAW leafs, new 5/8 adjs, some spares, tum key ready to def end points title. $11,500.00 obo, (562)690-4028, or (714)967-5098. ACECO RACE CAR-Low miles, progressive Foddrill front suspen-sion, Kuster coilovers w/Eibach springs, f&r, Kuster bypass in rear, CNC disc brakes, Charlyn PIS, Beadlock wheels w/Yokohama Tires, FAT Type 2 trans, FAT Rabbit Class 10 motes, alum ra-diator, Setrab oil cooler/fan, 32 FOOT TRAILER, triple axle, in-sulated, work bench, 12/110 volt lights, 1989 Chevy Dually 454 cid, TH400 w/2 speed auxiliary trans, Alcoas w/Michelins, Available as a pkg or separate, less motor/ trans, whatever! Call for details. Ref #692 Baja Brokers (760) 723-2117. FOR SALE: CLASS 7S RANGER BUILT BY CURT LeDUC; Very nice truck, 4wd with custom Borg-Warner transfer case hooked to a Borg-Warner T-5 manual transmis-sion. Nothing but the beefiest! Gussetted I-Beam, radius arms, frame, steering box, everything! Kuster coilovers in the front and 3" Kusters on the back. National Springs, Full floater 9" rear end, 40 spline 300m axles, SAW rear anti-roll bar. V6 motor, Ported and pol-ished heads, SVO ignition, 32 gallon fuel cell, lots of spares. $20,000.00. Baja Brokers Ref #666 (760) 723-2117. Check out our website at Dusty Times

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FOR SALE: Class 7S Ranger, 2.9 V-6 custom 3" Kuster shocks 12" front 18" rear, Beard seat, Fuel Safe cell, C-4 trans, 9" rear end, fiberglass and metal fenders, built for Desert and short course, ran 4 short course races since built, race ready, must see, $18,500.00 (408) 778-1980. CHEVY RACE TRUCK -Very clean, and simple, 15+" wheel travel all around, Kuster shocks, National springs, 35" BFG Bajas w/2 spares on wheels, New 375 HP motor, TH-400 race tranny, 9" rear end, '96 fiberglass front clip and bedsides, Autometer LFGs, Beards, harnesses. This truck is also race legal w/fuel cell, harnesses, etc ... Call for details. Mike $16,200.00 (760) 723-2117. Will also sell less motor/trans. FOR SALE: JIMCO 1-1600 New Fod Combos, new 300m torsion, Wright, UMP, Fox, CNC, fresh mo-tor and trans. Heim shifter, Flame Out, fast car, no expense spared, all the best. $12,500.00. Call Sean (909) 343-3277 or (909) 789-6447. CLASS 7 Ranger, as shown, 4.01 V6, Mogi C4 trans, Custom 3" Bypass shocks and air bumps front and rear, National leafs, 40 spline 9" Full Floater, super tough rear-end, PCI radio/intercom, headlock wheels w/ Baja tires, Autometer, Very clean, prepped, ready to win! $35,000.00 Ref #668 Baja Brokers (760)723-2117. Short Course Truck - Factory Ford sponsored 4WD SODA, CORR, Glen Helen, Estero race truck, Available now! Truck wa originally built Curt LeDuc, prepped by Venable Racing,driven by Rob MacCachren. (1) Sway-A-Way bypass shock and (1) Coilover per wheel, BFGoodrich/Alcoa bead-locks, 2 full dry-sump race motors by Leon Patton, beautifully built and maintained race truck, VDO gauges, $Best Offer $, ref #665, Baja Brokers (760) 723-2117. Dusty Times FOR SALE: 70 VW Pre-runner, Gene Berg 1776, Bus Box, SAW ax-les, Spring plates, 300m torsions, front & rear coilover. 17 gal Fuel Cell, l" long susp. Unlimited rear arms, 1" long front arms, Combo spindles, pol-ished Centerlines, much more, 2 pre-runs on car. Call Richard (626) 334-0221. $6,000.00 obo Must sell. FOR SALE: Class 10 or 12 Raceco coilover-Single seat 117inch w.b. dual bats-Ump/Howe p/s-Beard seat, Neal pedals-Woods rear arms-1480lbs. Dry class 10 champion-Great short track car-$5,500.00 obo less en · e 408 663-454 3."""'""'_""' FOR SALE: Chenowth 2-1600. Best of everything, dependable and very fast, 2nd in 98 Baja 1000, trailer and all spares go, too much to list, full pkg, will split. $15,000.00 Call Steve 949 498-5:;.,;;0.;;;.;85;.;.. -----.----.. 1995 Ranger race truck-Class 7S or 7 open, Only 300 miles on New Es-slinger 4 cylinder, MSD ignition, Mogi C4 race trans, 44 gallon cell. 4WD front suspension w/o 4wd, very strong! Kuster 3" shocks and air bumps, Wilwood brakes, FlameOut, $39,000.00 ALSO 45ft gooseneck trailer w/30 ft. Car space/15 ft living quarters, sleeps five $10,000.00 Ref #696 & ·a Brokers 760 723-2117. FOR SALE: Fastest Chevy Class 8S short course or desert truck around. Glen Helen 8S & overall points champion 97, Glen Helen 8S cham-pion, Estero Beach champion 97, 98, this truck has won over 900Ai of the races run in the last 3 years and is faster then most Class 8 trucks. Its a proven winner at a reasonable cost. Summers Dana 60 full floater, 55 gal fuel cell, Mogi turbo 400-trans, 620 hp 3 91 cid, Fox, Cone ball joints, Lee steering, Too many parts and spares to list. Serious inquiry only. This truck has a license plate! $25,000.00 obo. With or without spares. (310) 396-0043. FOR SALE: Hi-Jumper, 2110 VW, 2 seater, long travel by Suspensions, Unlimited, Adjustable front & rear Bilsteins, Fuel Cell, Centerlines, Ra-dio $5,495.00 (805)498-6049. FOR SALE: Class 9 Bunderson. Clean and fast. Fox, Tri-Mill, Supertrap, Jamar, Sway-A-Way, spare parts and tires, prep to race. Car isinLA$5,700.00DAVE (408) 356-5716. 1994 Mirage 1-1600 Race Car-1600cc by On Track, Compufire, S&S exhaust, Bus Box, 4.86 R&P, 930 CV's, 22 gallon Fuel Safe Cell, Fod Spindles, 300M link pins, Fox Shox, 300M Sway-A-Way torsions/ axles, Type 3 brakes on rear, Chen-owth shifter, Flame Out system, Fin-ished 14outof15 races! $15,000 Baja Brokers Ref #698 760 723-2117. FOR SALE: Mirage Single seat 2.9 type 4, Fortin, Fox, Summers Bros, CNC, Wright, Saco, Foddrill $22,500.00 or $15,000.00 without motor, Could be a Class 10 or 12. ALSO Porsche 2. 7 short block-fresh $1000.00, Type 4-2.5 long block, fresh$3,000.00ALSOmisc VWPor-sche and off road parts, (805) 726-2986;... -----FOR SALE: One of a kind, as seen in Navy Seal video (Deathwish) P.T., Weatherproof, Street legal, Custom Rail (FA V), Solid 1776 Engine, Cus-tom Built transmission, Aircraft heater, GPS, Racing suspension. Ve-hicle built for Military Training Con-tract, has many extras. $14,000.00 obo 702 837-0639. FOR SALE: 1998 MDR Class 7S Championship Toyota. '85 Xtra cab. Only 6 races on this newly built 4x4. Alcoas, Mastercraft, Parker Pumpers, PCI radio/intercom, Autometer, Flame out. Super reliable race truck. Win yourself a championship. Work assignment forces sale. $11,500.00. Call for more info. Burrows Motor-SJX)rts, (909) 422-1416. 2 SEAT PRERUNNER is a 2-1600 but widened 6" front and rear, 930 c.v., Fox shocks, Sway-A-Way ad-justable frt and rr, aluminum body, 4130 Raceco chassis, lights, Center-lines, Beard, 5 points, needs motor and trans. Call Rich (760) 723-2117 $5,400.00. February 1999 FOR SALE: Chenowth 2 seat pre-run or play car, 10" wider beam, 3x3 rear arms, set up for bus trans, body , skid plates, wiring, nets, $1,500.00 626 857-7223 ask for Kent. FOR SALE: Desert Stock Ford Bronco: 35 gallon fuel safe cell, Fox rebuildable shocks (10 ea). Rein-forced 9' rear end w/31 spline axles. 2 to 1 steering, Custom National spring suspension. Redundant Fuel, ignition, remote transmission coolers and spare tire carriers. Too many ex-tras to list. Limited spares available. $7,500.00 Dave 818 999-3054. FOR SALE: 97 Spec Truck-Raced only 5 times, has all upgrades, and only the best. Lots of extras. Super clean- no damage. This complete package has everything to go circle track racing. Over $28,000.00 in-vested. Sacrifice $19,000.00 or best. Call for more details eves (760) 344-5401 davs (760) 335-8238 Joel. · FOR SALE: Class One Unlimited-125 inch Raceco 3000 cc Electromo-tive fuel injected Autocraft/Scat En-gine-DG300 transaxle-Summers Brothers-Foddril-Bils tein -Master-craft-T ornmyLee-Fuel Safe-Way too many spare parts to list-this car is a winner!!! Call Bernie (505) 255-0212. $20,000.00 obo. Must sell. FOR SALE: 1989 Chevrolet 1 ton Duallie CrewCab, 4x4, US Gear 2 spd, Alcoas, Michilin L TX, CB, AM/ FM/Cassette Stereo, Heavy Duty Hitch, 5th wheel plate, Custom paint, Rebuilt Turbo 400hd, 454, race ra-dio, Excellent condition, 80,000 miles/32 foot enclosed triple axle trailer, White Insulated, Workbench, 110v/12v interior lighting, excellent condition. Call Mike at (801) 487-3478 or 801 485-0147. FOR SALE: 1981 Chevy Blazer, 2 wheel drive, 350 motor, 350 trans, A/C, Beard low back seats. $4,000.00 ALSO 1974 VW Thing, Ultra Wheels, New tires, New upholstry, Beard low back seats, rollcage, fiber-glass rear fenders, close ratio trans, $3,900.00. (760) 947-6319. FOR SALE: ACECOClass 10 Single seat racer, coil over suspension front and rear, FAT, Fodrill, Kuster, CNC, Centerline, Simpson, Very reliable vehicle, could be run in Class 10 or 12, some spare parts, all the best! Will sell complete or as rolling chassis. Mike at (801) 484-3084. JOB OPPORTUNITIES WANTED: Accomplished fabricator to join a team of professionals dedi-cated to producing quality off-road chassis and components for recre-ation, racing and military use for the last 20 years. Medical benefits and a profit sharing program are available. Please send resumes to: Chenowth Racing Products, 943 Vernon Way, El Cajon, CA 92020. HELP WANTED: SCORE Interna-tional is looking for part time help to assist in the office for about 5 days before and 5 days after each race; 2 days arounddrowing dates, 3-4 days required at each race. Must be able to attend races to work registration. Computer knowledge required. Call Sue at (818) 225-8402. WANTED WANTED: 70's Bronco, Good body, strong engine powert'rain, roll bar etc. Going to Baja. Send info to: The Cabo Inn Hotel, 9051-C Suite 40-143 Siempre viva Road, San Diego, CA 92173-3628. WANTED; Off Road Magazines- Jan 1974 & June 1974-12", 14" & 16" shocks with reservoirs. Call Tom .Q,14) 554-3300or (714) 530-8807. 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TOYOTA RACING DEVELOPMENT Back to back IMSA GTP championships. Over eighty off-road victories. The fastest time ever at Pikes Peak. From the drawing board to the cockpit, at TRO our minds are always racing. and get up to speed. ;-, .....