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2005 Volume 22 Number 6 Dusty Times Magazine

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Volume 22 -Number 6 June 2005 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 Sheryl Cannon Carrera Photography Mike Chamberlain J&L Photography Jim Culp Mike Del Col Martin Holmes Rod Koch Ralph Mason Ron Miller Rene Montana Byrle Moore Troy Robinson Jeff Straw Darryl Smith Tony Tellier Paul Timmerman Trackside Photo Art Director Larry Worsham .f ·· ·. . 1 ornia ,..._---......... ~ ., :., ally Subscription Rates: $25 .00 per year, 12 issues, USA, Foreign Sub-scription rates on request. Contributions: DUSTY TIMES welcomes contributions, but is not responsible for such material. Unsolicited material will be returned only by request and with a self addressed stamped envelope. Classified Ads: will be published as received, prepaid. DUSTY TIMES assumes no liability for omissions or errors. All ads may be subject to editing. DUSTI TIMES: (ISSN 8750-1732) is published monthly by Hill-side Racing Corp, 20761 Plummer St., Chatsworth, CA 91311, (818) 882-0004 with additional Dusty Times, LLC offices at 415 N. Higgins Avenue, Suite lA, Missoula, MT 59802. Copy-right by Hillside 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, 20761 Plummer St., Chatsworth, CA 91311. CHANGE OF ADDRESS: Four weeks notice is required for change of address. Please furnish both old and new address, and send to DUSTY TIMES, 20761 Plummer St., Chatsworth, CA 91311. snapshot of the Month ... Lest we· forget! This picture was in a cl~ssified ad in March 1985, a great looking Chenowth that had many desert miles on it, driven by none other than Rick Mears, a champion's champion. DUSTY TIMES will feanire 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 ren1rned, enclose a stamped, sdf-addressed envelope. Only black & white prints, up to 8x10 will be considered. Dusty Times June 2005 In This Issue ... FEATURES BITD Terrible's Town 250 by Judy Smith ..................................................... 8 35th Propecia Rally New Zealand by Martin Holmes .................................. 18 MDR Wild Wash 250 by J Preston Bradshaw .......................................... 20 SNORE Buffalo Bill's 500 by John Cal11in ................................................. 26 CRS Desert Storm Rally by Scott Bottomley ............................................... 3 2 CODE Tersa BFG San Felipe 200 by Byrle Moore and Victor Gasca ........ 34 MDR King Of The Desert 250 by J Preston Bradshaw ............................... 40 47th Rally Italia Sardinia by Martin Holmes ................................................ 48 DEPARTMENTS Happenings ................................................................................................ 5 Trail Notes ................................................................................................. 6 BFGoodrich News by Christian Flathman .................................................. 44 Checkers Report by The Big Wahzoo ........................................................... 44 JeepSpeed News by Cli11e Skilton .................................................................. 46 De1nographic Questionaire ..................................................................... 51 Good Stuff Directory .............................................................................. 5 2 Classified Ads ........................................................................................... 58 Index To Advertisers ................................................................................ 59 ON THE COVER Surprise, Pat Dean didn't have any problems, the Chevy powered Bunderson ran like a clock and pat took the Class 1500 win and the overall as well at the BITD Terrible's Town 250. Photo by Track.side Photo First of the Trick Trucks to take the checkered flag, Brian Collins and Larry Ragland had a good win, the Chevy truck ran like a scalded ape at the BITD Terrible's Town 250. Photo by Trackside Photo Visit Our Website at c5ubscr1"he :Joday lo DUSTY TIMES THE FASTEST GROWING OFF ROAD MONTHLY State IN THE COUNTRY!! □ 1 year -$25.00 years -$40.00 □2 □3 year~ -$55.00 (no credit cards please) □ RENEWAL Primary Interest Cars D Trucks D Motorcycles 0 Send check or money order to: DUSTY TIMES 20761 Plummer St., Chatsworth, CA 91311 Canadian - l year $30.00 US ■ Overseas subscription rates upon request · Page 3

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2005 Happenings ... P.O. Box 332 FAIR HAVEN, VT 05743 (802) 265-8618 CMC CONTINENT AL MOTOSPORT CLUB P.O. Box 3187 BARB VAHSHOLTZ, PRESIDENT (719) 531-3642 W/(719)687-9827 H P.O Box 8286 COLORADO SPRINGS, CO 80933 (719) 653-8449 1 OK FoUR WHEELERS P.O. Box 36 CLEVES, OHIO 45002 (AU events staged ac che club grounds in Cleves. Ohio) AMERICAN RALLY SPORT GROUP, INc. 3650 SOUTH POINTE CIRCLE, SUITE 205 LAUGHLIN, NV 89208 (702) 298-8171/FAX: (702) 521-0597 E MAIL: AMERICAN TRIALS ASSOCIATION AMA OBSERVED TRIALs SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA CHAMPIONSHlP SERIES BILL MARKUM • PRESIDENT (909) 860-1857 24 HR HOTLINE• (714) 562-7742 E MAIL: <> AsocIACION EsTATAL DE AUTOMOVILISMO SAM lAsELL, TECH INSPECTOR APTo42 SAN Jost DEL Doo BAJA CALIFORNIA DEL SUR. MEXICO AUSTRALIAN OFF ROAD CHAMPIONSHIP DARRYL SMITH 19 SoMERS ST. CASHMERE, QUEENSLAND, 4500, AUSTRALIA DUSTY TIMES AUTOCROSS QUEBEC OFF ROAD CLASS l O CARS ONLY RENALD VAILLANCOURT 3069 DAGENAIS WEST LAVAL QUEBEC, CANADA H7P 1T7 (450) 622-4440 BARONA SAND DRAG AssN. P.O. Box 1521 LAKESIDE, CA 92040 AU Races Are Night Races AU Races Ac Barona Racewa1, Lakeside, CA BBM MARKETING PROMOTIONS OFF ROAD SHORT COURSE RACING & SPECIAL EVENT MARKETING 4344 VALLEY VIEW AVE. NORCO, CA 92860 (909) 340-6474 BEST IN THE DESERT 3475 BOULDER HIGHWAY LAs VEGAS, NV 89121 702-457 577 5/FAX: 702-641-24 31 July 6-10, 2005 McMillin Nevada 1000 October 6-8, 2005 TSCO Vegas To Reno December 2-4, 2005 Henderson's Terrible 300 B.O.R.E. BONNEVILLE OFF ROAD RACING ENTERPRISES 341 W. 2575 N SUNSET, UT 84015 801-773-1651 July 1,2, 2005 Jackpot 200 September 2,3, 2005 Ely 200 BP MoTORSPORTS P.O. Box 411 WOODLAND HILLS, CA 91365 760-578-6258/760-578-6259 FAX: 818-348-4648 E-Mail: AU Events Ac California City, CA BRIGHTON SPEEDWAY R.R.3 BRIGHTON, ONTARIO, CANADA KOK-lH0 (613) 475-1102/FAX (613) 475-3250 CAJOR CLUB AVTOMOVJUSTA]UARENSE DE CHAMPIONSHIP OFF-ROAD RACING 7210 GATEWAY EAST EL PASO, TX 79915 (915) 593-4848 RALPH GARCIA 011-52-16-17-45-42 CESAR FUENTES CALIFORNIA RALLY SERIES June 17, 2005 Ensenada Mexico Rally - Coef 3 July 16, 2005 Treeline Rally - Coef 3 August 20, 2005 Gorman Ridge Rally - Coef 3 October 1, 2005 Las Vegas Rallycross Ill October 7-8, 2005 Dusty Times Tentative Prescott Rally - Coef 2&3 October 29, 2005 Las Vegas Rallycross IV December 2-4, 2005· Ramada Express Rally - Coef 2,3&1 CANNING ATI'RACTIONS P.O. Box 400 MAYWOOD, CA 90270 (323) 560-SHOW CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA RACING ASSOCIATION P.O. Box 645 PIERRE, SD 57501 DAVE Afl'IMS (PILOTS AND BAJAS) (605) 224-9481 DoN ENGLEMAN (BIKES) (605) 224-4967 CHAMPLAIN VALLEY RACING ASSOCIATION C.J. RICHARDS CLAIRTON Hi-JACKERS I.C.O. TOM DELAUDER SR 1091 TWP. LINE ROAD WELLSVILLE, OHIO 43968 (330) 532-4589 Short Course off Road Racing Ac Harrison Councy Fair Grounds. Cadiz. OH CLlJB AUTOMOVIUSTICA SAN QUINTIN CALLE 6TA FRAcc Co. DE SAN Qu1NTIN SAN QUINTIN, BC, MEXICO H ERACLIO PATINO (011 52 616-5-22-07) Cum AUTOMOVILISTico SAN VICENTE SAN VICENTE OFF ROAD ENSENADA, BC, MEXICO USA JAN WRIGHT (011 52 61746834) RAMON CASTRO & RUBEN ACEVEDO (61637/7 0034) MISSION VIEJO, CA 92690-3178 FAX: (714) 367-1608 CODE OFFROAD CODE OFFROAD USA P.O. Box 2328 CALEXICO, CA 92231-2328 760-455-8069 USA 0l l-52-686-553-4087 MEXICO June 17-19, 2005 Accesorios Amado Night Race Mexicali, B.C. August 5-7, 2005 ORW Lazo de Amistad Gran Prix Jacume Tecate, B.C. October 14-16, 2005 Mexicana Logistics 300 Mexicali, B.C. December 9-11, 2005 Race Ready 275 Ensenada-Mexicali-San Felipe, B.C. COLORADO HILL CuMB ASSOCIATION CORP P.O. Box 392 CALEXICO, CA 92232 HECTOR CERECER 0l 1-52-65-66-4458 CORR LUCAS OIL SERIES 192 N. STATE ROAD, SUITE 267 AVON, IN 46123 317-272-2827 317-272-2900 fax June 11-12, 2005 Antigo, WI Pro & Sportsman June 25-26, 2005 Crandon, WI Pro & Sportsman July 8-9, 2005* Topeka, KS Pro & Sportsman Happenings continued on page 6 INTRODUCING_ by KEN' y JOQDPREMIUM W~ PRODUCTS 110 Walts of Power 1160 Channel Alphanumeric I Water Resistant I Mil Spec I Baja 1000 Proven \ ~~.S ~...,._II':=~¥ E~ID/t~ ~ ~~ "-1 was in Ensenada, and my crew in San Quintin could hear me 150 miles awayl I need these in ALL of my trucks!" -~._~,,,,,,, ,.JT='«..L./#::6:ii~ PROTRUCK WINNER. 2002 TECATE/SC0RE BAJA 1000 .. _The best communication we've in over 15 years of off road racing!" ~~E,...,.-~ "5E'T T#kC-JF->W~ Teat~ Remele Head apHan avalleble. Call for details. 800.869.5636 562.427.8177 • Fax 562~26.3589 WWW.PCIRACERADIOS.COM 2888 Gundry Ave. • Signal Hill, CA 90755 June 2005 Pages ...

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;I Trail Notes ... RNAL FlAG -We were devastated to hear of the passing of Jim Taber, an old friend and a long time Checker. Jim was born in Santa Monica in 1945 and he passed away on April 22, 2005. Jim was a super fast Checker, he raced a Class 5 car for years with Gary Leupold and he was an alternate driver with many other Checker members. He was an excellent auto mechanic and welder and he put his touch on many race cars as well as thousands of street machines. Jim leaves his mother, Ratha, his son Steven, his daughters Debbie and Teresa and five grandchildren. Jim will be missed by many, especially by his Checker brothers. You're in God's hands now Jim. God Speed. CORR NEWS -The CORR racing season begins on May 20th at the 1-96 Speedway, nearby to Lake Odessa, Michigan. As you may have heard, the Championship Off Road Racing Series has been purchased by Jim Baldwin, all schedules remain intact for the 2005 season with the exception that the final race of the year which was always held in upper New York State has been moved to the west coast, date and location to be announced. Stay tuned here for more CORR news as it happens. I:'\:)R YOUR INFORMATION -Bridiestone Firestone press release, dated April I' 20, 2005 announces that the company has produced the Run-Flat tire, it offers a sense of security by allowing drivers to travel up to 50 miles at 50mph after a loss of air. Additionally, Run-Flat tires help drivers maintain control when a tire suddenly loses air. For the consumer, this is true peace of mind. Bridgestone-brand-Run-Flat tire technology employs a reinforced sidewall to maintain the tire shape and temporarily carry the weight of the vehicle in the event of a sudden loss of air pressure. Consumers enjoying the benefits of Bridgestone-brand-Run-Flat tires are supported by a network of nearly 3,600 retailers throughout the United States, each staffed with technicians trained and certified to service the company's Run-Flat tires. Those might work real well on the hauler or the race car trai !er. MORE CORR NEWS -Goodyear Tire and Rubber rn continuing its longtime participation in off road competition with sponsorship in the Championship Off Road Racing series during the 2005 season. As an associate sponsor in the CORR series, Goodyear will supply tires to several competing teams. Steve Miller, Goodyear Marketing and Promotions Manager said, "This year, we'll be featuring the Goodyear Wrangler MT/R product line in competition." In 2004, 167 drivers, representing 20 states and Canada competed in the CORR series. CRANDON INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY -Crandon International Off Road Raceway announces it's 2005 season schedule. There will be three huge summer weekends. Weekend l is a biker rally featuring a pair of all time favorite rock bands, The "Thunder Valley Biker Rally" will be held on June 10-12 , presented by the Forest County Potawatomi. Creedance Clearwater will perform on June 10 and Grand Funk Railroad will be performing on Santrday night. A poker run will be conducted also. On June 24-26 the Forest County Potawatomi Brush Run races will be held, a huge racing event featuring the cars and 800 horsepower trucks of rhe Championship Off Road Racing series. lt includes the 12rl• annual "Heavy Metal" shootout for the Forest County Potawatomi Governors Cup. The weekend kicks off with an AMA Motocross race, under the lights on Friday night. On the September 2-4 weekend, Crandon once again hosts the high horsepower trucks and the super fast buggies of the CORR racing series. Also, that weekend will be the 36rl, annual BorgWarner Shootout, an identical event to the Heavy Metal Governors Cup race but it includes time trials to enter the race. The 15 minute, 10 lap shootout features the biggest purse in off road racing and the $125,000 BorgWarner Off Road Cup. A paid admission at the Biker Rally or the off road races includes a free $5 matchplay, courtesy of Potawatomi Northern Lights Casino in Carter, Wisconsin. Ticket information, event details and camping reservations are available at We suggest you contact them soon, don't be disappointed1 • 7R RACING POINTS STANDINGS -Just in to us, current points standings for Lr.he motorcycle and quad runners after two events. MC Pro - Dewey Belew 23, Aaron Tuck 22, Earl Roberts 17, Edgar Espinoza 16. MC EXP - Eric Magana 36, Francisco Septien 23, Noe Ibarra 21. MC N011 - Joel Leal 31, Alfredo Osornio 29, Albert Valenzuela 18, David Ruiz 17. MC 125 N011 -Carlitos Ruben 14, Ernesto Mercado 13, Christian Coronel 12. Quad Pro -Javier Robles 48, Wayne Matlock 23, Miguel Bastidas 21, Marco Moreno 20. Quad Exp -Alberto Aguirre y Fierro 36, Alejandro Gomez 25, Raul Cano 18. Quad N011 - Jorge Camberos 22, Juan Sanchez 21, Tony Meza 20. Quad Beg -Damian Plascencia 42, Ciro Calderon 37, Jose Luis Ramirez 35, Nelson Castillo 34. Quad Vet (+35) -Carlos Padilla 27, Carlos Chong Cuy 13, Mario Acosta 12, Gabriel Laurias 12. SCORE BAJA 500 DRAWING -SCORE held the starting position drawing for the Baja 500 at Irwindale Speedway in front of a large audience of racers, pit crew and generally interested spectators. Hosted by the F.A.I.R. pit support group, the event held various vehicle displays and a vendors village. All the festivities took place at the dragstrip within the Irwindale complex. Traditionally one of the more popular events on the SCORE calendar, the Baja 500 will attract more than 100,000 spectators on the June 3,4,5 weekend. There were 262 vehicles in the drawing and that bodes well for a tremendous showing for the race. Sal Fish, CEO/President of SCORE expects more than 300 entries on race day. There are already entrants from 15 US States, Canada, Japan and Mexico. Motorcycles and ATV's will start at 6am on Saturday, June 4, the cars and trucks will start two hours later at 9am. The starting area for the Baja 500 will once again will be adjacent to the Riviera de! Pacifico Convention Center in downtown Ensenada. The finish will be ins1tkthe Deportivo Antonio Palacios baseball stadium at 9th Street and Guadalupe Avenue in Ensenada. There are 25 Pro and 5 Sportsman classes for cars, trucks, motorcycles and ATVs. When the starting order drawing was over there were 33 entries in Class 1, 26 Trophy Trucks, 33 ½-1600s, 19 SCORE Lites and 17 each in Class 10 and Class 5-1600. Also there are 5 entered in class 3, 5 in class 5, 5 in Class 7, 6 in Class 7S, 3 in Class 7SX, 4 in Class 8, 3 in class 9, 2 in Class 11, 4 in Stock Full and 13 Pro Trucks. In the motorcycle classes there are 10 entered in Class 22, 3 in Class 21, 10 in class 30, 5 in Class 40, 2 in class 50, l in Class 24 and 10 in class 25. There are 4 entered in Sportsman Car, 18 in Sportsman Motorcycle over 250cc, l in Sportsman Motorcycle under 250cc and 4 in Sportsman ATV. DUSTY TIMES SUBSCRIBERS -Change of address, once again we ask you to please let us know as far in advance as possible when you are changing your mailing address. By giving us ample time to change your address it will not Page 6 August 13-14, 2005 Bark River, Ml Pro & Sportsman September 3-4, 2005 Crandon, WI Pro & Sportsman September 17-18, 2005 New Berlin, NY Pro Series Only TBA One additional event To be announced *Night Race-Frida1 & Saturdaz night CORVA 1500 WEST EL CAMINO, SUITE 352 SACRAMENTO, CA 95833 1-800-42 CORVA Ex-r 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, WAorThuntovCount)' ORV Park, Ot1mPia, WA) DAKARRAilY DARREN SKILTON BAJA AUTOMOTIVE ADVENTURES 455 E. OCEAN BLVD., SUITE 208 WNO BEACH, CA 90802 (562) 755-2278/FAX: (562) 590-7925 DF.CATIJR FoUR WHEEL DRIVE Cum DECATUR, TX 76234 ToMALLEN (800) 662-3649/(214) 641-2090 DESERT STEEL MoTORSPORTS 1863 CoMMANDER DRIVE LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ 86403 (928) 855-2208 EAsnRNOfF.RoAD RAaNG ~. TOM DELAUDER, SR. 1091 TOWNSHIP LINE ROAD WELLSVILLE, OHIO 43968 (330) 532-4589 ENsENADA BAJA OfF RoAD RACING Av. REFORMA 1136 ENSADA, BC, MX 0ll-52-646-1818989 Eus10 0ll-52-646-1715230 AARON Races for buggzs & Motor9cles Esl-ERO BFACH INTERNATIONAL SHORT COURSE RACING VICTORIA GALINOO ENSENADA, BAJA CALIFORNIA, MEXICO 0ll-52-646-176-6230 FORDA FLORIDA OFF ROAD DRIVER'S ASSN. JASON LEIBIN (727) 376-4176 Mar, Apr, Maz, Noo at Davidson Racewaz FUDPUCKER RACING TEAM 1855 PARKWAY DRIVE s. EL MONTE, CA 91733 626-442-9320/959-579-6151FAX GORRA GEORGIA OFF RoAD RACING ASSOCIATION 420 HOSEA ROAD LAWRENCEVI .LE, GA 30245 ---~<4_0_4~) %3-0252 GPORRA GREAT PLANES OFF ROAD RACING ASSOCIATION TIM HoocE (402) 991-6048 SCOTT MORROW (816) 792-2126 (AU races are short course, stadium scyk Classes · Sportsman, 1/2-1600, 5-1600, Sport Truck, Quads, Tough Truck Nebraska Racewa1 Park, Exit 420 on 1-80 between Omaha and Lincoln.) For latest info check < www.georr~ "Ct> HIGH PLAINS OFF ROAD RACING 2000 W. Q UINCY AVENUE #B ENGLEWOOD, CO 80110 303-806-8062/303-781-0974 FAX June 19, 2005 July 16-17,2005 August 18, 2005 September 11, 2005 October 29, 2005 November 27 2005 OOERNATIONAL lcE RACING ASSOCIATION June 2005 P.O. Box 8105 Sr. PAUL, MN 55108 ' STEVE BEDOOR (612) 937-3816/FAX 474-2769 INTER-SHows MoTORSPORTS PROMOTIONS, INc. P.O. Box 2910 MISSION VIEJO, CA 92690 (949) 582-2371 }EEPSPEED 1826 N. WINDES ORANGE, CA 92869 714-538-7434/FAX: 714-633-1724 May 28, 2005 MORE Lucerne Valley, CA July 6-9, 2005 Best Inn TI1e Desert Las Vegas & Tonopah, Nevada (Non points race) August 13, 2005 MOR Barstow, CA October 29, 2005 MOR Superstition Series Plaster City, CA December 2-3, 2005 Best In TI1e Desert Henderson, Nevada KAMI.oops BRONCO BusTERS WHISPERING PINES SPORTS & REcREATION CFNTER P.O. Box 465 KAMLOOPS, BC, CANADA VZG5L2 DALE NYESTE (250) 579-8039 TONY (250) 554-97801. Craig Byers (250) 376-8466 LAS VEGAS SANDSPORTS & OFFROAD EXPO (626) 961-3782 <> <> L.I.T.R.E. JEFF ELROD (408) 926-0522 J1MARUTA (408) 24 7-4402 MAMAfuuTA OFFROADRACING L1 JIS WRLOS Ai.VAREZO PANAMERICANA AVE #5105 Co. JUAREZ, CHIH., MX 011-52-1637-1799 MICHIGAN BUGGY BUILDERS DUNE BUGGY TRADE SHOW (517) 543-7214 <> MICHIGAN OFF ROAD CHAMPIONSHIPS M. T.B. Enterprises Inc. 15529 JONES ROAD GRAND LEDGE, ML 48837 (517) 627-6200 Motorcycles, Quads, A 1Vs and Pilots onl1 MAORA MID-AMERICA OFF ROAD AsSOCIATION P.O. Box 184 MATTOON, IL 61938 (217) 235-6528 E-MAIL: <> Short Course Series** Endurance Series*** MDRRACING CAUFORNIA CHAMPIONSHIP OFF ROAD RACING SERIES 1853 PARKWAY DRIVE SOUTH EL MONTE, CA 91733 626-442-9320/FAX626-579-6051 2005 California Championship Series June 25, 2005 MDR400 Lucerne,CA August 13, 2005 California 200 Barstow, CA September 24, 2005 Mojave 200 Lucerne, CA Novemberl2,2005 Stoddard 250 Barstow, CA /JDR Productions 2004-2005 Superstition Championship Series AU Races at Plaster Cicy OHV Area June 11, 2005 Coyote Wash 200 NIGHTRACE October 29, 2005 Superstition 250 December 31, 2005 The Dash 200 M.O.R.E. MOJAVE OFF ROAD RACING ENTHUSIASTS P.O. Box 1231 BARSTOW, CA 92312 760-253-4453 May28,2005 Location To Be Announced July 23, 2005 Barstow September 17, 2005 Location To Be Announced December 3, 2005 Barstow MSBA MICHIGAN SPORT BUGGY AssOCIATION DAVE BARRET 6363 NIGHTINGALE DR. FUNT, ML 48506 (810) 730-9221 MoTOWEST WINTER TRIALS SERIES BILLMARKHAM (909) 860-1857 <> All events at Perris Racewa1 (At Reed Valk1 with a school) NATIONAL Mun RAcING AssN. RT. #l - Box 380 DAVE OR MARLENE RYAN PALATKA, FL 32177 (904) 325-5422 NATIONAL TUFF TRUCK ASSN. BUTCH CHAPIN MOTORSPORTS PROMOTIONS 1404 EAST 3RD STREET HASTINGS, MN 55033-1415 (612) 437-2459 NOORA GARY WULFF (724) 283-2678 E-MAIL <> Buggies, Pilot/Odysseys, Trucks, Quads (Spring Valk1 Racewa1, on rottte 518, 2 0 minutes SW of Lisbon, OH) (Thunder Valley located 15 minutes from Spring Valley) NORTHERN Omo OFF RoAD -RACING AssN. GARYWliLFF (724) 283-2678 OFF ROAD EXPO 2005 (626) 599-8622 October 8-9 2005 OFF ROAD RACING ASSOCIATION VOUJNTEERED SERIES PRESIDENT · GEOFF LEE 1243 TRICE ROAD LEBANON, TN 37087 (615) 453-5830 CLASS REP. - 1/2-1600 BRUCE MEYERS (865) 453-1005 CLASS REP. -9 & UNLTD. MICHAEL MOORE (334) 271-7035 OUTLAWREP. DON PONDER (314) 631-8190 (AU Races at Wheeling in the County 900 Acres) OFF-ROAD SAND & SPEED EXPO Omo OFF RoADERS INc. 1427 GOSHEN HILLS ROAD S.E. NEW PHILADELPHIA, OHIO 44663 JIM KENDEL (216) 339-4674 AU races held at Harrison Count) Fairgrounds. Cadiz. Ohio ONTARIO OFF RoAD RACERS ASSOCIATION RICK TICHBOURNE, PUBLIC RELATIONS (519)-681-4192(H)/(519) 457-2913(W) OUTLA w SEVEN PICKUP 9269 UMMWMN ST. Louis, MO 63123 (314) 631-8140/FAX: ((314) 631-1921 PACE MOTOR SPORTS U.S. OFF ROAD CHAMPIONSHIP 495 N. CoMMONS DRIVE AURORA, IL 60504 (630) 566-6100 <> PIKES PEAK P.O. Box 6962 CoLORAOO SPRINGS, CO 80934 (719) 685-4400 PINE BARRENS ROUGH RIDERS OFF ROAD RACING CHATSWORTH, NJ (856) 875-7591 Dusty Times

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PRO 1600 SHOOTOUT COREY GOIN 559-647-6132 GOINRACIN@HOTMAIL.COM PRoTRuCK 14402 BOND CoURT fa CAJON, CA 92021 619-390-6252 June 3-5, 2005 SCORE Baja 500 Ensenada, Baja CA Mexico July 6-10, 2005 BIID Nevada 1000 Las Vegas, Nevada September 9-11, 2005 SCORE Primm 300 Primm, Nevada October 6--8, 2005 BIID Vegas To Reno Nevada November 17-20, 2005 SCORE Baja 1000 Baja, CA, Mexico Pmu: ENERGY PROMOTIONS P.O. Box 50 RICKETTS, IA 51460 (712) 679-2221 RocK CRAWLERS AssoCJATION OF AMFluCA P.O. Box 1406 RNERTON, UT 84065 (801) 446-5337/FAX: (801) 253-3176 SAN DIEGO SHORT COURSE WINTERNATIONAJ.S A New Series b:; Snowbird Off Road Racing Pro Trucks, Desert Trucks, Buggies, Pilots, Tough Truck <> (858) 571-5088 SAN DIEGO OFF RoAD EXPOSITION (888) 836 7918 SCCA PRoRAllY P.O. Box 19400 TOPEKA, KS 66619 800-770-2055 <> SFX MoTORSPORTS GROUP 495 N. 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It is the only way some fans know about your event, if they don't happen to he on your club mailing list. Don't call, hut mail your 2005 schedule as soon as possible for listing in this column; it could bring you some extra entries! Mail your race or rally schedule to: 20761 Plummer St., Chatsworth, CA 91311 June 2005 Trail Notes ... interrupt your Dusty Times mail delivery cycle. Too many times we are called by the subscriber, "I didn't get my Dusty Times this month." We ask, "Did you move?", "Yes, about a month ago and we forgot to notify you." And, a month or so after that we get your paper returned to us by the Post Office, sometimes with your new address shown but mostly the Post Office sticker just reads, Addressee Unknown. So, please let us know before you move and we can give you uninterrupted service. Thankx r"f'")-lE GREAT CANDY CANE OFF ROAD RACE TEAM -We received a note 1. from Marq Prince, son of the founder of the aforementioned race team and he needs our help. Marq, along with seven other riders will be part of the Race Across America Corporate Challenge, racing on behalf of Erika Barajas for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. Erika's husband, Albert, is part of our team. On June 19, 2005 they will be racing their bicycles as part of an eight person relay from San Diego to Flagstaff, Arizona. The cutoff time is 24 hours for the 508 mile trek. They are currently at 46% of their goal to raise $5,000 for the charity. If you can, please make a donation to the Komen Cancer Foundation. Go to www.raceplan for additional information and to make your donation. Thanks for your help. NEW RACING WHEEL -BTR Racing Wheels is new on the scene with 15x4 and 15x7 aluminum racing wheels for the VW 5 lug. BTR's are 20% lighter and 20% stronger than other cast aluminum wheels on the market. Available with or without headlocks and come in 4 anodized headlock colors, black, red, blue and polished. All BTR headlock models offer the ACCU-LOC feature, 48 holes drilled in the headlock wheel, allowing the 24 bolt headlock ring to be rotated in the event a bolt breaks. BTR is located in Anaheim and Las Vegas. For more info call 714-578-8258 or 702-247-1167 or CORR SCHEDULE ADDITION -The upstate New Your race that was cancelled earlier this year will now be replaced witl1 a new date of September 23-25, 2005 for the final two Pro rounds of racing. Also, October 1 and 2 is the weekend for the First Off Road Championship Cup Race for CORR Pro and Sportsman Classes. This will be an invitational race and will include desert classes, yet to be determined. The events will be staged in Chula Vista, Otay Mesa area ofSoutl1east San Diego County. Stay tuned here for more news of CORR at it becomes available. ~F ROAD MOTORSPORTS HALL OF FAME • We are more than pleased to Vannounce here that six new members of the ORMHOF will be inducted on June 25th, 2005 at the National Automobile Museum (The Harrah Collection) in Reno, Nevada. The inductees are: Rod Hall, spearhead of the drive to make the ORMHOF bigger and better. Rod won the Mint 400 10 times, Parker 400 10 times, Fireworks 250 12 times, Baja 500 12 times and the Baja 1000 a mere 17 times. We could devote many pages of Dusty Times to Rod's accomplishments and, maybe, one day we will. Scott McKenzie, early into sand drags as a driver, Scott won 108 sand drag hill climbs before turning his talents to design and fabrication of off road vehicles. Initially his brand was Sand master, then later to McKenzie Automotive his cars accumulated 5 Mint 400 overall wins and 9 Baja 1000 overall wins. If you wanted to drive for Scott, you had to get in line behind Rick James, Gene Hurst, Johnny Johnson, Rick Mears, Roger Mears, Ivan Stewart, Malcolm Smith, Bud Feldkamp and Parnelli Jones. Congratulations to an old friend who spent many hours working on Jean Cal11in 's car and for the many hours spent at hundreds of breakfasts, lunches and dinners where he regaled me with the most wonderful stories of off road. Ak Miller -holder of many records on dray lakes, The Bonneville Salt Flats, the Pikes Peak Hill Climb and road races in Italy and Mexico. He was the VP of the NHRA when Wally Parks founded the organization, he won his class in a truck he built for the NORRA Mexican 1000 in 1967, a 2WD Ford Ranchero. He designed and built cars that dominated the Pikes Peak Hillclimb during the 60's, winning the hillclimb 9 times. Larry Minor - Larry started sand drag racing in 1961 and won Top Eliminator at Pismo Dunes, Bakersfield, Fallon, Glamis and San Jacinto. In 1967, Larry teamed with Rod Hall to win the first NORRA Mexican 1000, to this day, the only time a 4wd vehicle has ever won the race overall. Roy Spuhler -he began frequenting the Oso Flaco Dunes in Central California in 1959. In 1963, he bought his first Jeep, a CJ2-A, in 1964 he bought a blue Jeep CJ6 that became his trademark for many years. He formed the Sand Dunes Safety Committee, he organized the effort to have all vehicles fly a flag, in order to be seen coming over a dune. He developed proper guidelines for the proper usage of the dunes. He has left his mark on the Recreational Four-Wheeling community. Ed Waldheim -Riding and racing motorcycles since the early 70's, he formed the Clean Sweep Racing Team in '76 and was the 1977 Desert Open Senior Champion. He won over 30 trophies racing with D.R.A., C.R.C. and AMA District 37. He is a member of the California Off Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Commission, mostly due to his vast background on OHV issues. Ed has been the President of CORVA since 1992, attends more than 200 meetings a year and he and CORVA have maintained a leading position in the advocacy and education in the off roading sport. °DNAL FLAG -Our heartfelt condolences go out to Barry Beacham on the loss I' of his wife, Kristin, who was taken by cancer after a long battle. We know Barry and his two daughters will find strength in each other. Go with God, Kristin. SOUTHWEST RALLY CUP 8 SERIES - For information on the series and tl1e point/prize fund, see the Club Pages in this issue of Dusty Times. DIM OF THE WORLD RALLY -Rim took place on May 6 and 7, running out ~f Palmdale in the high California desert. Full coverage will appear in next montl1's issue of Dusty Times. Pat and Natalie Richard took the Open 4WD class as well as the overall win. Ken Block and Alex Gelsomino were the Group N winners, Stephan Verdier and Allan Walker took the Super Stock class and Bill Malik and Amity Trowbridge were the Open 2WD winners. Jimco Move - Jimco Racing, Inc. has made the big move into their new 15,000 square foot facility. Due to communication company error, there is no phone number referral. New address and phone are: Jimco Racing, Inc. 9426 Wheatlands Court, Santee, CA 92071 619-596-3360 619-596-3364fax. Web - Dusty Times Demographic Stt,dy - Please take a few minutes and fill out the demographic form on page 51 of this issue of Dusty Times. It only takes a few minutes and it will help us immensely. Your anonymity is assured. Thanks Page 7

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ill:Wm~ TERRIBLE's TOWN 250 RACING ASSOCIATION Pat Dean Finally Gets It Done By Judy Smith Photos: Trackside Photo Curt LeDuc was the man to beat in Class 8000, he shared the driving with son Todd and they finished HY" overall as well. Pat Dean drove his Chevy pow-ered Bunderson to the overall win at the Best In The Desert Terrible's Town 250 in late April, and went home with a $10,000 bonus from Terrible Herbst in his pocket. In perfect weather, the popu-lar event attracted 117 car/truck entries, some because they yearned for the bonus purse put up by the Herbsts, and many because they like the race course. This year it was a 242 mile loop, starting in Johnnie, about 35 miles north of Pahrump, and ending out behind the Herbst casino's parking lot. At its most northern point the course was east of Beatty and just about even with it. Then the trail dropped south, crossed Highway 95 and turned sharply north again, getting nearly to Beatty, be-fore turning around to head for home. There were eight pits along the way and four checkpoints. The race course crossed High-way 160 once and Highway 95 twice. Casey Folks, the CEO of BITD was adamant at the drivers' meeting that the drivers under-stand that he had a problem con-cerning those crossings. Or more correctly, that the Nevada Depart-ment of Transportation had a problem. The shoulders of the highway are graveled in this area for whatever reason. And, in pre-vious races, it seems, when cars had scooted across the highway they'd spun their tires and thrown gravel which landed on the highway, mak-ing a niess that had to be cleaned up. This time they were not to ac-celerate as they crossed, but were to move at a stately 25 miles per hour until they were past the mark-ers. In addition to this, the High-way folks wanted no one parked within a mile of the crossings in any direction. The BITD road-crossing officials would have the responsibility of policing the park-ing. And just to be sure there was no dust; always a bugaboo in this area, the BITD had water trucks at each of the crossings, to keep things dampened down. Pat Dean won big, he took the Class 1500 win by three minutes and he collected a $10,000 bonus from the Terrible Herbst casino. The BITD had a qualifying run on Friday, which determined the relative starting positions of the twenty fastest vehicles, and the win-ner was the team of Jeff Darland and Gary Dircks in Dircks' Trick Truck. The speediest of the Class 1500 (unlimited open wheel) cars was the team of Troy Herbst and Larry Roeseler in the Smithbuilt Truggy, who started just behind Dircks and Darland. After the quickest 20 vehicles were deter-mined everyone started in their own class's time slot, but those who ran the trials and finished best of their own class, got the first start position within their group. Then second, third, and so on. The start was a single-file affair, with the first 78 vehicles going off one-a-minute, and after that they closed up to one every 30 seconds. l11e object was to get them all down the road before the bikers, who'd started hours earlier, got back to the part of the course that was two-way. They barely made it. Dean, who drove all the way in his Chevy powered Bunderson, had had a string of bad luck that's lasted a couple of years. He's been at the front of nearly every race he's entered, but then some disas-ter will occur, to prevent a finish or put him back out of the money. But on this day everything went right. He was on the same minute with seven other racers at Mile 30, but by Check B, at Mile 91, the northernmost part of the course, he had the lead, with a minute on Chuck Hovey. Hovey, in his V4 powered Jimco, was a minute up on Damen Jefferies in his Porter. Ronny Wilson was fourth, an-other minute back in a Jimco Chevy, and in fifth it was Todd Jergensen in his V8 powered Smithbuilt. Wayne Intermill and his Chevy were already out as was Todd Cuffaro in a Herman Por-ter Truggy. He'd lost his torque converter. Larry Job's Chevy Jimco had lost its electrical system at Mile 50 and he was done for the day, but everyone else was moving right along. Check C was another 50 miles down the road, and Dean was still in front. Hovey was two minutes behind him. He'd hit a really big rock and flattened two tires at once, and then had decided to drive to his pit that way, about seven miles, to get the crew to put new tires on. Wilson was also hav-ing a good day, after a year of very mixed success. He was another minute back, and then Kory Scheeler was right on his tail in his Chevy Jimco, and tied with Mike Julson and Bob Lofton in their Chevy Jimco. Scheeler had flat-tened a rear tire at about Mile 30, and the car fell off the jack, cost-ing him about eight minutes. He was having a tough time trying to recoup the lost time. Kelby Pepper had his V6 Toyota powered Pen-hall tied for seventh with Corky McMillin and his co-driver, Brian Ewalt, in their Porter. Jefferies dropped out in this section. Dean kept motoring along, his crew nervously watching his progress and waiting for the inevi-table disaster to happen. But noth-ing went wrong. At Mile 193, Brian Collins and Larry Ragland had a great race, they came up through the pack The Pro Truck win went to Alan Hogan, but it wasn't easy he finished with just two · Check D, he had a four minute lead, and it was still Hovey in sec-ond place. Wilson, who said, "I placed myself in the real rocky sec-tions," ran third another minute back, and Scheeler was fourth, and took the Trick Truck win with 15 minutes in hand. minutes in hand at the checkers. ~----==============================;;::;;::;;::;;::;;::;;::;;;;.,----------Chuck Hovey chums up the silt as he ran to second place in Class Bobby Baldwin had a completely trouble free run in his brand Class Craig Smith had a good race, he finished in the second spot in Class 1500, and a very nice second overall as well. 1400 new toy, he was 15 minutes in arrears at the finish. 1200, a mere two minutes out of the gold. Pages June 2005 Dusty Times

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A close second place in Class 1000 went to Lee O/ibas, he and his Second place in Class 8 went to John Melsheimer, he was in one of The Swift family were not swift enough this day, they finished second Dunrite were only a shade under four minutes out of the win. the few Chevrolet trucks entered in the race. in the Class 7200 battle, seen here at liftoff. with Gary Weyhrich, in a Chevy had been in Pahrump to be sure been down to just second and restart. He reported that for the his Chevy Jimco. Jimco, in fifth. He' cl had a couple Scheeler's car was ready to go in fourth gears since Mile 150. He last 40 miles the rocks were "crazy." In ninth it was Sam Berri, who's of flats so far, but nothing major. spite of the fact that he'd lost his finished on a left front flat. Rich-Steve Croll, who drove the entire put a six cylinder Lexus motor in Pepper was now tied for seventh wife, Kristen, to cancer earlier in ard Boyle drove his Chevy Jimco way because his dad, Ray, had his Jimco. He liked it a lot, says it with B.J. Richardson in John the week.) In fifth it was Weyhrich, to seventh, dealing with one flat twisted his knee a couple of days was "awesome", but the qu wasn't Gaughan's Bunderson. He'd had and about five minutes later Pep-and the fact that the car "still won't before the race, finished in eighth geared right for it. Corky McMillin a couple of flats, and lost a spare. per came in reporting that he' cl idle". It just quits, and then won't place, reporting only one flat on Continued on page 10 Now James Mihal, in an exotic looking BMW powered Porter re-ported that he was out, the rear end locked up after a hard hit from the rear. He' cl obviously been hav-ing some "new car" problems, be-cause he was over two and a half hours late to the first check. Dean sailed on uneventfully to take the win, saying, "It's about time!" as he cruised past the finish to go celebrate with his crew. Hovey was second, less than three min-utes later. Wilson, who decided he' cl been "too conservative", asked plaintively, "Who woulda thought Pat Dean wouldn't break?" Good question. Scheeler finished fourth. He was particu-larly grateful for Barry Beacham who does his race prep. (Beacham Dusty Times The Class 1 0 win went to Tony McClaren, his Toyota powered Penhall had four minutes over second place at the end. An Intimate Gem MJacent to Bellagio, Caesars & Bally s . . . . flamingo&. nie Strip 1--888-227 .. 2279 oorba~~asfio.oorn David Binns makes a one wheel touchdown on his way to the Class 7200 win, he had six minutes on second place at race end. AskAboutOurSpeciat Headliner Show and Room Packages ¼lest Tropicarna & At\rit1e 1-800-675-3267 ~~$C,Ui!"Q~ The Place us Vegan$ ca11 Home,r,,, Ask About Our Room & Golf P'dckages. June 2005 Page 9

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Randy Merritt drove his Ford pickup to the silver medal in the Class 8100 contest, he's seen here heading for the finish. Second place in Class 7300 went to Rob MacCachren, he was less John Copitas drove his Ford to a second place finish in the Class than two minutes away from the class win. 7100 fracas, he was 10 minutes out of the gold medal. and Brian Ewalt were tenth. This was their first race on this course, and they found it pretty dusty. Ewalt said the car just "quit" on him. In 11th place it was Scott Kincaid in his still new Porter. He'd taken a hit, which broke the valve cover studs and oil had leaked on his headers causing a fire, which burned some wires. He lost about 20 minutes. And he'd also had a flat. Twelfth place went to B.J. Richardson, who had broken a rear pivot bolt late in the day. He'd had a spare, but dropped back a few positions while making repairs. Lucky 13th was John Gould and Joe Myers in their Playtech Chevy. In 14th it was Kevin Colan in his Chenowth. He'd had some kind of steering problem that made it al-most impossible to steer. His crew fixed it, but he never did fine out what it was. He said it was a "tough race." In 15th place it was Lloyd and Derrick Sproule from Canada, in their Aceco. Eighteen year oid Derrick had a coupie of flats early in the day. It was their Red Burgin drove his keen looking Chenowth to the Class 1100 win, seen here under the watchful eyes of two spectators. Seen at takeoff, the Ford of Greg Foutz flew to the finish line, Greg had more than 20 minutes on his competition in Class 8100. · second race, and first finish. The 16th place team was Andy and Scott McMillin in their Chevy Jimco. They'd had two flats up in the northern end of the course, and had also got stuck. Then, at Mile 231 a rock broke a fitting on their transmission and they lost all their fluid.The trans made major clanking noises the rest of the way. Troy Herbst and Larry Roeseler, in the Truggy, finished 17th. They'd bent and replaced a driveshaft early. Then later, near Pit 5 they lost their power steering pump. It exploded, and they'd had "a little fire", and then spent a lot of time in the hit heing repaired. Roeseler, who'd started the day in the Truggy, got out then, and went across the way to Pit 3 to get into his Class 7200 ride. Herbst went on to the finish. Behind him, Lofton and Julson's transmission "fell apart", and they had power steering problems also, but they got to the finish, and so did Jergensen, who broke an upper A-arm at Johnnie. He'd had to circle Can you tell he's a Checker? Ken Tapert had a good run this day, he took the honors in Class 2000, Derek Bradley was the rider. back to Pit 8 for repairs, and his crew had done a typical on-course welding job, with a big wrench for strength. He made it to the finish line, the final finisher in the class. Buddy Feldkamp was reported to have rolled his Penhall, and he got to Check D fairly late, and then never made it in, while Tommy Koch, in a Jimco, lost his transmis-sion in the final stretch of the course. There were 11 Trick Trucks in the race, but Kyle Taylor's day came to an end early. He hit a ditch at speed about 12 miles into the race and crashed hard. Then be-gan a sort of Chinese fire drill -which luckily had no negative con-sequences. It seems that all the lo-of the "official" emergency teams cal emergency service providers wanted to take the word of the were listening to the race frequency, course official that BITD had it so when the call went out for help handled, which it did. Eventually, for Taylor's passenger, Smokey they all went back to their home McKiel, who'd hurt his arm, they bases, and luckily, none of the on-all sent help. It was at a point very coming race cars had incidents close to Highway 160, and pretty ~ith all the emergency vehicles soon there were eight ambulances prowling around. McKiel, it on site, on the course. The course turned out, had not only broken worker at the turn-in was frantic, his left elbow, but had also dislo-but couldn't get them to listen to cared it, and at this writing is an-him and stop. In addition, of ticipating surgery. Taylor hurt his course, there was a Life-Flight heli- back, but reported that although copter and the Herbst helicopter, a couple of little bones are bro-with a paramedic aboard, had also ken, it's "very minor". He doesn't landed. Just to make it more in- really know what happened, be-tense, a couple of sheriffs pulled cause he was knocked unconscious. in to see what they could do. None Both Taylor and McKiel were wear-~---------------------------~ ing their D-Cel units, and they feel Kevin Davis and Brett Turley had a good day in the Ford, they took the Class 7100 win with nine minutes in hand at the finish. the harnesses did their work, and prevented more serious injury. Said Taylor, "We swear by them!" And in the meanwhile, the rest of the Trick Trucks went on. Mike and Dale Dondel had their Ford in the lead at Check A, but they were only a minute in front of a pack of four, including Brian Collins in his new Bill Savage-built Chevrolet, Jeff Darland in Dircks' Ford, Ed and Tim Herbst in their Ford, and Pete Sohren in his Geiser. They were still all running at Check B, but now Sohren was in the lead, with two minutes on Darland. Collins was tied with Jesse Jones in a Ford, another Continued on page 12 Matt Pike got himself stuck in the silt and it was expensive in time Noah Pike, and his dad, Gale who is 74 years old took a very decent The bronze medal in Class 1500 went to Ronny Wilson, he thought lost, he finished a long second in Class 3100. second place in Class 4100, seen here heading for the checkers. he had driven too conservatively, seen here at speed. Page 10 June 2005 Dusty Times TT

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Third place in the Trick Truck Division went to Jesse Jones, seen Steve Staats and son Ryan drove their Ford Pro Truck to a decent here at touchdown on the way to the finish line. third place, they suffered three flats during the race. minute back, for fourth place and in his Ford. Now Collins, and his dropped out, and also the the Dondels had dropped to fifth, co-driver, Larry Ragland, were Dondels. That left just six trucks Shawn Croll and Darren Ebberts shared the wheel, they finished third in the Class 10 contest, seen here at speed. but were still only four minutes be-leading, with just one minute on running. racier. It accelerates when you push ing, they had no problems at all. on the throttle, stops when you hit Collins did a little jig at the finish the brakes, and when you tum, it line waiting for the truck, and he turns. It's more agile." -compar-never stopped smiling. They took ing it to the old ride. Although the victory, with 15 minutes to the they hadn't had much pre-race test- good. In second place it was Bobby hind the leader. Jones. Dondel was up to third and Ragland loved the new truck. In the next section Sohren dis-Dircks was fourth. Before Check He said, "It's about a foot shorter appeared, and so did B.J. Baldwin, D Will Staats and his Ford and 1000 pounds lighter. It's Manufacture~ /2 Qistributqr of an exP,anding and unique produc\ line of motorsP,orti P,rodu;ts. l~f.!DI Pro Farce Air • Significantly outflows other ' blower _.. type' helmets JI' • NOT a converted motorcycle helmet! \ ~ e Lightweight Composite Shell . "--. $-2'9 !J • 9 9 • Snell SA-2000 Automotive Rated • Fire Resistant Interior Special wl FREE •---------~ Helmet Bag I! LOWRANCE liP!i !iYflltern• • Bf\N & Color Displays • 2· to 10.4" Screen Sizes • Portable & Panel Mount • Unlimited Mapping Vertex High Performance Radio !'iy■tem• • 128 to 250 Channels • 50 to 110 Watts of Transmitting Power! • Alphanumeric Digital Display • 3 Year Warranty • Exceeds Mil-Spec Standards Page 12 f 9.i!V Cordless Impact Kit • ½" Drive • 216 ft-lbs. Torque • Carrying Case & Charger • Only 6.6 lbs.! • Vehicle Holster Available COMMIJNICATIDN !iDLlJTIDN!i FOR RACINli& RECREATION • Intercoms & Radios • Satellite Phones • Base Station Antennas • NEW! Carbon Fiber Headsets • Scanners • 105, 135, 150, & 235 CFM Models Available • Lightweight & Reduced Amperage -• • 3M Hepa & CO Filter Options 'J I • BAJA PROVEN ~-1::z:Taal June 2005 Baldwin, in the other new Bill Sav-age-built Chevrolet. He too had no problems at all, and really liked his new toy. Jones finished third, limping in the final 100 miles with a leaky main seal. While he has a new truck, he was driving the old one here. In fourth it was Dircks and Darland, who'd had fuel pump trouble at Mile 200. The truck quit, and according to Dircks, they "kept dinkin' around to get it running again." Fifth place went to Bucky Strunk, in a Chevrolet, who'd rolled at Mile 220 in the middle of the wash. He had the course blocked, and a BITD emergency team helped get him upright. His truck was a mess, but he got to the finish about 50 minutes behind fourth place. He was on the last one to make it in. Ed and Tim Herbst had some kind of terminal shifter problems and neyer got to the fourth check-point. The Class 1000 cars went off the line next with 11 starters. They all made it through the first check-point and Doug Fortin had his Jimco in the lead, with Tom Ridings, who'd qualified fastest in his Jimco, in second place, only a minute later. Then Shawn croll, in a Chenowth and Jim Dizney, in a Honda J imco were tied for fourth, another minute back. Ridings never made it to Mile 91. Fortin continued to lead, hav-ing a flawless morning, and Tony McLaren moved his Toyota pow-ered Penhall up into second place, with Dizney third, and Wade Kelson, in a Jimco, in fourth. At this point Lee Olibas was fifth in his Dunrite. At Check C, Mile 140, Fortin had a lead of eight minutes and it was McLaren in second. Dizney was now third, Olibas ran fourth and Kelson was fifth. Everybody else was still running. Croll had lost a power steering belt and an alternator belt, and he'd lost two minutes when stopped for traffic at one of the highway crossings. He'd also had a rear flat. Then he'd handed the car over to co-driver, Darren Ebberts. Fortin disappeared in the next section and Dizney had the lead at the fourth check, Mile 193. McLaren ran second, having had a couple of flats, and Olibas' co-driver, Bart Van Voorhis, was in third place, and they were having no trouble. In fifth it was Kelson, who'd lost all but second gear at about Mile 160. He'd been with-out his fifth gear from early on. Dizney flattened a tire and his jack didn't work. He remembered seeing a photographer a short time Dusty Times

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.... Third place in the Class B contest went to Mark Beeler in his Ford Mike Ruane and Larry Roese/er had some major problems but the Aaron and Ian Dixon led Class 7300 for quite a while but three flat tires did them in, they finished in third place. pickup, seen here heading for the finish line. came in for a decent third place in Class 7200. before, so he circled back and used them, all the way, as a reward. It six minutes off the pace. the cooperative fellow's small jack seems that he's been getting straight At Mile 91, Check C, Al Hogan to change the tire. It cost him A's in his high school classes, so he had the lead and Craig Smith was about 15 minutes. In the mean-got to ride. Wyatt is part of the tied with Steven Staats for second time McLaren went by and went Utah racing Blakely family which place, a minute later. Alan on to take the win. He reported a always has a lot of fun at these Levinson ran fourth, but then he "pretty uneventful day." Olibas events. Jeremy Stevens, in a Tatum, disappeared in the next section, and Yan Voorhis were second, finished in seventh place, and the only one in the class to dnf. only four minutes later, reporting Rusty Harling and Andy Calhoun, Rich Yoss was now about 18 min-no problems and no flats. Croll in an ASC chassis, were eighth. utes off the pace, and Bilek had and Ebberts were third, another They'd lost their power steering at lost three hours dealing with flats. three minutes down. Ebberts had Mile 35 and were tired. In ninth it At one point he had more flats no trouble on his shift. Dizney got was Dennis Hunter and Lee Olibas than spares, and had to walk four the tire fixed in time to take fourth (who'd started in the second place miles to a pit to get a tire, and then place, just 10 minutes out offirst. finisher) in Hunter's Hunter walk back in rolling the new tire to In fifth it was Kelson, who said it Dunne single seater. The odd look-the truck. He was not a happy was only the second time he'd been ing little car still has some "new car" camper. to a race. The first time, he re-problems they said, but it did well Smith went into the lead by ported, was at the Parker 425, for its first desert race. They had Check C, Mile 140, but was only which he raced in also. Asked why no flats either. They were the last three minutes ahead of Hogan, he'd suddenly taken the bit in his in the class to get to the finish line. who'd got ahead of his chase crew. teeth and gone racing, he said, "I The Protrudes had seven entries Staats, who handed over to his always wanted to." at this race, and they were all son, Ryan, was third, about five In sixth place it was Allen and Fords. When they got to the first minutes later. Then came Yoss, and Scott Gerber in a "Hybrid". They check, at Mile 30, they were all Charley McDowell, and Bilek. had four flats and their battery within three minutes of one an-McDowell wasn't having a good came loose and shorted out. They other, except Mike Bilek, who was day. All told he had distributor had Wyatt Blakely riding with having tire problems. He was about problems, broke a drive line and broke a spindle. He later said, "It was a hell day!" Smith continued to lead through Check 4, and Hogan, who described it as a "fun day, fun course", ran second, only three minutes back. Staats was third. Then came Yoss, McDowell and Bilek. At the finish it was Hogan, with 12 minutes on second place Smith, who'd had a late flat and had been unable to get it off the truck. Two minutes behind him it was the Staats family, who called the course "fun, fast and rough". They'd had three flats in the dust. Voss was nearly an hour later in fourth place, and three and a half hours behind him came Bilek, still not happy. McDowell was sixth, the last to finish. Class 8 went off the line next, with six starters. But Curt LeDuc had finished 17th in the time tri-als on Friday, so he was the 17th vehicle off the start line, a full 44 minutes in front of the rest of the Class 8 troops. LeDuc led all the way. He had two minutes on Rick Harrah in a Chevy at the first check, and John Melsheimer, in an-other Chevy ran third. Mark-Shoaff was already a dnf in his Ford, and Tom and Tommy Brad-ley had lost a head gasket on their Chevy at Mile 4. At Mile 91 LeDuc had nearly 20 minutes on Harrah. Mark Beeler had moved his Ford up to third after losing a driveshaft at Mile 13, and Melsheimer was fourth. At Mile 140, Check C, LeDuc still led, with a half hour on Melsheimer who'd moved up to second. He'd had one flat earlier in the day. Beeler was still third. Then LeDuc got out of the driver's seat at Pit 5 (Mile 156) and let his son, Todd take over the driving. Curt rode. At Mile 193, Check D, the younger LeDuc was still in front. Melsheimer, Beeler and Harrah Continued on page 14 Third place in Class 7100 went to Mike Alden, his Nissan is seen Mike Fa/kosky broke a shock mount and lost lots of time in repairs, The Hunts didn't have that great a race, lots of things broke on their here at speed at the Terrible's race in Pahrump. he finished third in the Class 3100 race. Jeep and they were very happy for a third place in class. Dusty Times June 200s Page 13

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Marc Stein and Travis Walser led their class early on but they dropped back and were the third finisher in Class 4100. Chad Hall had problems early on in the race, he ended up in the third spot in Class 8100, seen here at takeoff. Kory Scheeler had a flat early on, car fell off the jack, a lot of time-and he could never make it up, he finished fourth in Class 1. Carl Fitts took the Class 7300 win in his Ford, but it wasn't an easy victory, his competition was less than two minutes behind. followed along. The LeDucs had no problems, no flats, and didn't even put on a new set of tires. They had what Todd called "an amaz-ing day." Proud father Curt said, "He can really drive this thing!" They won by almost an hour. Melsheimer was second, and Beeler was rhird. He said he'd been our of rhe rruck five rimes wirh various problems, including an air filter plugged up with silt. "It was," he said, "definitely a rocky day." Harrah got to within seven miles of the finish and rolled his truck. It went over five times he reported, and flattened four tires. But they managed to get their act together enough to finish. They were four hours behind the winning truck, and last in the class to make it in. Class 7200 went next, with eight starters. They were all Fords. Chuck Brechin didn't make it to the first check, and then Gary Dixon and Bill Manfroy both went out before the second check, re-ducing their numbers to five. And at the front of the pack it was David Binns and Jason Jernigan, tied for the lead. In third place it was Randy Sorenson, his three seater just a minute back. And Mike Ruane had his truck another minute back in fourth. When they arrived at the sec-ond check Sorenson was leading, with three minutes on Binns. Andy Waters was third in the Swift fam-ily truck which was plain wrap white for this race, its hastily re-placed body work held in place by tie wraps. It had a sort of Fran-kenstein effect, looking as if it was stitched together. They'd rolled at Parker, and damaged the old body severely. Jernigan had dropped to fourth after having three flats within about 3/4s of a mile. He'd had only two spares and had limped some miles in to his pit on one flat. At the third check Binns had moved to the front. He'd lost a fan, but it apparently hadn't cost much time. He had only three min-utes on Sorenson who fell to sec-ond. In third it was the Swift car. Son Jonathan had driven a while, but wasn't feeling well, so dad, John, took over for the remain-der. In fourth place it was Ruane and his co-driver, Larry Roeseler. TRANSAXLE ENGINEERING INC. SNORE 1999 Transaxle Builder Of The Year congratulations Mike Deardorf 1st in Class 10 2nd overall MDR Lucerne 250 TRANSAXLE ENGINEERING JEFF nELD 9763VARIELAVENUE CHATSWORTH, CA 91311 818-998-2739 Page 14 June 2005 Ruane had lost his ring and pin-it through the first 30 miles, and ion at Pit 3 (Mile 76). He pulled in Ken Ta pert was in front in his Por-for repairs. Meanwhile, Roeseler ter two seater, with two minutes got to the end of his drive in the on David Sexson in a Bunderson. Truggy, so he came across the high-Buddy Rossorelli ran third in a way to get into the little truck for Bunderson, and then Steve LaRoza the rest of the way. Jernigan was was fourth, but over an hour off on the same minute as Ruane and the pace in his Philpots chassis. Roeseler, but his steering was go- Rossorelli didn't make it to the see-ing away. ond check. Binns led through the fourth Tapert held his lead, and had a check point, with Sorenson sec-comfortable hour on Sexson by ond, the Swifts third, and Roeseler the second check. LaRoza was an-still fourth. Jernigan was now fifth. other 45 minutes back, so it wasn't Binns ran smoothly on to the fin- a close race. By the third check ish to take the win by six minutes. Tapert still had an hour, and now His truck wouldn't restart after LaRoza was an hour behind stopping at the post-finish area, Sexson. They never saw one an-but no one cared by then. The other. Tapert went on to take the Swifts moved up to second, look-win, his first victory. He said the ing like a convertible with the top shifter hadn't worked well, and in down. At Mile 200 the top had fact, he'd had real difficulty down-taken flight, leaving John and his shifting all day. Tommy Bradley's 14 year old daughter, Lauren, in son, Derek, rode all the way with the open air for the rest of the trip. Tapert. He's a third generation off Roeseler and Ruane moved up to road racer, and getting a lot of third, finishing with no rear brakes good experience. None of the from Johnnie to the finish, about other 1600 cars made it to the fin-35 miles. In fourth it was Sorenson ish. who had a couple of flats in the There was only one Class llOO late, rocky part of the race, and car (SCORE Lite elsewhere), a Jernigan was fifth. He said, "It was Chenowth driven by Red Burgin, fun." They were all finished within with Andrew Megaw riding along. 39 minutes. They had no problems and no flats The 1600 buggies were next, and completed the distance in five with just four starters. Here it's hours and 29 minutes to add a called Class 2000. They all made win to their record. Josh Hall had a fun day in his Hummer, him competition had troubles all day and he took the Class 4100 by more than two hours. Dan Moore drove his Sportsman buggy to a nice win, he covered the course in just over six hours and had a trouble free race. Dusty Times TT

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Gary Weyhrich had a couple of flats to impede his progress, he Kelby Pepper only had two gears to play with the last half of the race, ended.up fifth in the Class 1 battle at Terrible's. he still managed a sixth place finish in Class 1. Richard Boyle's Jimco wouldn't idle and was-terribly hard to restart, he was glad to finish seventh in Class 1. The Stock full sized trucks They all made it through the sec-to Kevin Davis, who held onto the san into fourth place. He'd bro-Davis, who said they'd been "our ken a tie rod and a tire at Mile 10. motored", in second place. He said Braden and Griffin had dropped his truck did "better in the rough." out before the third check. In third it was still Copitas, then (Class 8100) were next to take off. ond check, and Turley had the lead, but had only a minute on There were ten of them. Larry lead now, bur with only two min-Sierra who'd come up to second Tunnell broke an axle on his Chevy utes on Copitas. Sierra ran third, place. Copitas was third, Henn fell before the first check, but all the and Blake Henn was fourth in an- back due to a broken spring at Mile rest made it through, with Greg other Ford. Turley handed over 80 and Mike Alden moved his Nis-Sierra took over the lead going Alden came along in fourth. But-Foutz in his Ford and Chad Hall in his Hummer vying for the lead. There was another tie. behind them, with Randy Merritt and David Moore, both in Fords, just seven minutes back. Bob Graham had his Nissan in fifth place an-other minute back. At the second check Foutz. was all alone in front, with Hall 13 minutes behind in second place. H e'd lost his turbo charger. In third it was Randy Merritt in an-other Ford, and David Moore ran fourth. Fifth place was held by the Nissan team. Foutz was having a good day with nothing going wrong. By the third he had a lead of 17 minutes, and Merritt had moved up to sec-ond place. Hall ran th ird, and he'd had to change a boot on a half. shaft. Fourth place belonged to Moore, with Graham's co-driver, Jeff Vance, fifth in the Nissan. Foutz got out to empty his blad-der during his fuel stop, but other than that he just drove the truck. Ar the fourth check he had 23 minutes on Merritt who was also having a good day. In third it was Hall, about seven minutes further back, and then Vance had brought the N issan up to fourth. Moore dropped out in this section, and the team of Billy Bunch and Dave Turner was now fifth. Bunch had started . Turner was nearly two hours off the pace, in fifth place. Dave Morrison ran sixth, struggling with shock problems since before Pit 1. Foutz took the win, saying he'd had a "perfect day." Twenty-four minutes later Merritt was second, also reporttng a good day. In third place it was Hall, who'd had no problems late in the day. Graham and Vance were fourth, and their axle seals were leaking, letting oil run out. Graham said they'd added about 12 quarts. In fifth place it was Morrison who'd bro-ken a radius arm, and finished on blown shocks, but got through both this race and the Parker 425 on the same set of tires with no flats. Turner and Bunch thanked Barnett racing for pulling them out of a big hole. They finished sixth, the last in the class to get to the finish. Class 7100 was next, with seven entries. Tim Braden and Mitch Griffin had their Ford in the early lead, with Brett Turley and John Copitas, Jr., both in Fords, tied for third four minutes later. It was the first time Copitas had raced in this class. He'd just switched over from the JeepSpeed class. Noe Si-erra was two minutes behind them in fourth place in another Ford. Dusty Times Rubicon shown with optional lumbar 1 800 565 4042 through the fourth check, with Continued on page 16 Top Competitors in every Major Off Road Event Choose MasterCraft Seats and Restraints Including: Scott Douglas Evan Evans Mike Julson Curt and Kyle Le Due Rob Maccachren John Marking Carl Renezeder Matt Scaroni Dave Smith and Dave Ashley Scott Steinberger Shannon Campbell Aaron Dusenbery Walker Evans Johnny G. Mitch Guthrie Joachim Schweisow Tracy Jordan Jason Paule June 2005 · Page 15

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Scott Douglas had one flat all day. ran like a fast clock and took the Class 3100 win with more than an hour and a half over second place. things changed again. Sierra dropped out in the last 50 miles. Davis and Turley went back into the lead and stayed there to the finish. They won by nine min-utes, and it was Copitas in second place in his first attempt at this class. Alden was third, with his left rear tire going flat, the end of a motorcycle brake lever sticking out of the tire. In fourth it was Julie and Blake Henn. Julie's right arm had gone numb on her, result of a shoulder injured in water polo. Fifth place went to Wayne DeMonja, who did all the driving, and had one flat, lost a driveshaft and an alternator, and did the fi-nal tough 40 miles with no clutch. He was the last in the class to finish. Class 4100 went off the line next, six strong. Dale Chestnut didn't get any distance at all, and neither did John Sunderland in his Ford. But four of them made it through the first check. Marc Stein had his Ford in the lead, with Josh Hall chasing him, two minutes back, in second place. Keith Moore and his Ford dis-appeared in the next section, leav-ing only three trucks still moving. Stein was still in the rear. He'd been hit and his rear bumper was gone. Hall was now ten minutes back, but still in second place, while Noah Pike ran third an hour and a half down in his Chevy Blazer. He'd lost his fan belts and they hadn't been able to get them back on. Hall moved into the lead going into the third check with Pike up to second as Stein began to have a litany of problems. He lost three rear ends all told, ripped off a lower control arm in a hole, lost a radius arm and sheared his lug nuts three times. He had some spare nuts to replace them, but then picked up more as he went through a pit. He did that a couple of times. Hall kept moving steadily, and had a two hour lead on Pike at the fourth check. Noah handed over to his dad, Gale, who, at 74 years was the second oldest driver in the race (Corky McMillin at 7 5, took top honors). Stein put Travis Walser into his car for the second half, and they kept struggling, but moving toward the finish. Hall took the victory by a mar-gin of two hours and 40 minutes. The Pikes were second and Stein and Walser were third, in a time of ten hours and 43 minutes, the last in the class to finish. cal problem" The problem was, they thought it was a fuel prob-lem, so lost time trying to find it. Heading into the second check-point, the lead still belonged to the Dixons, and Fitts was still only two minutes back. Fisher held third and Olliges was still fourth, but now only 14 minutes down. Fitts took over the lead at the third check, and was now two min-utes in front of the Dixon truck. They'd had a flat. Fisher was still third, and Olliges had given the truck to Rob MacCachren, who was still fourth, but now only a minute behind Fisher. Fitts led through the fourth check, but now MacCachren had moved up to second, and was only three minutes behind him. He later said, "It was a serious race -as hard as it would go." The Dixons had more flats and were now third, while Fisher ran five minutes be-hind them, in fourth. Fitts got almost to the finish line and bent a driveshaft and lost his transmission. He and his pas-senger got out and pushed the truck across the line. MacCachren and Olliges finished second, less than two minutes behind them. The Dixons, who said it was "Su-per, super rough. So many rocks, ugly!" were third, down about 17 minutes. And in fourth it was Fisher, who "broke a bunch of stuff at Mile 236." Their upper balljoint broke and tore the spindle off, broke the inner tie rod, broke the steering rack in half and ripped off a brake line. An official from the BITD brought some parts out to them, but it took four hours. They did finally finish, over four hours behind third place. There was only one vehicle in Class 3000 this time, the Ford three seater of Lance Magin. His three seater features center seating for the driver, and two passengers in the rear. This is almost a necessity, since Magin is a paraplegic, and when there are problems he's not able to Cale Wood and Guy Aldredge were stuck in the silt for a while but they soldiered on and took the Class 1750 win with ease. hop out of the car and fix it as readily as most drivers. With two riding mechanics, repairs can be done efficiently. Still, some things can't fixed. They broke a shock shaft early in the day, and never got to the second checkpoint. There were five 3100 cars, all Ford. But Stephen Costello didn't get any distance at all, so there were only four of them at Check 1. At that point Scott Douglas had the lead with his Explorer, and Matt Pike had his in second place, about eight minutes back. Mike Falkosky was tied with Shawn Wanzek, an-other minute back. Douglas pulled steadily ahead. He had 11 minutes on Falkosky at the second check, and Pike was five minutes further back. Wanzek was a minute further back. With Douglas still leading, Fal-kosky broke a shock mount. He drove at about two miles per hour to a pit for repairs, and then lost a half hour while his crew worked on the car. Pike went back into sec-ond place. And Wanzek moved up to third, with Falkosky now last. But then Wanzek disappeared in the next section. Douglas had one flat, his first in two years, but in general just motored smoothly to the win. Pike forgot to put his car back in four-wheel-drive at one point, and got stuck in the silt as a re-sult. He lost about 45 minutes, and he and his passenger, Zack Churchill, both wearing open face helmets, got thoroughly dusted as they worked to get unstuck. wasn't sure ifhe should be pleased that it beat him or not. He was the final finisher in the class. There were two 5-1600 cars, but only one of them finished. The Dee Val Towles car was seen with a shredded tire, and then never seen again. But Tim Sanchez and Sergio Ulloa motored around the course, enjoying their second race in an almost new car. They said the "silt was horrible", but they had no is-sues, and went home with a win. Only Justin and Robert Mamer showed up to run in the stock JeepSpeed class, and they got through only the first two checks before apparently becoming non-finishers. In the modified JeepSpeed group there were three entries. They started out with a dead heat between Cale Wood and James Hunt, with Jason La Fortune in third place behind them. By the second checkpoint Wood had moved into the lead, with about 16 minutes on Hunt, and La For-tune ran about 25 minutes back. Wood moved into the passen-ger seat and his passenger, Guy Alldredge moved over to drive the rest of the way. He held the lead, now with 17 minutes on Hunt, who was an hour up on La For-tune. Wood and Alldredge got stuck in what was described as "waist deep silt" and Hunt, who moved into the lead, pulled them out. But then Hunt ran into problems, and Wood and Alldredge went on to take the win. They said this was the first race they finished with no me-chanical problems. They discovered that "lots and lots of prep-hours!" was the key. La Fortune, on the other hand, had more than his share of problems. He broke an axle shaft, a u-joint, a driveshaft and a balljoint. Then another truck knocked out their deck lid, and that meant that dust swirled into the interior of the Jeep. So they kicked out their windshield, in order to clear the air. It worked just fine. The finished an hour and a half behind the winners. And Hunt came in about a half hour later, with their motor "held in by a strap." They'd broken their dis-tributor in half and it was some-how duct taped to something else to keep it together. They'd also bro-ken a motor mount, and had no rear brakes. But they finished third. There was one Class 9000 car -the Baja Shop chassis of Tim Hanna. Hanna says he'd like to have more racers in his class come to these races because the courses are a lot of fun. He managed to have fun even though he drove the final 20 miles or so on three wheels. His left front was gone. He'd nearly endoed the car and when it landed the left front cor-ner folded under and tore things up. So he went on without it, com-pleting the 242 miles in a time of eight hours and five minutes. Two Sportsman vehicles started the race, but the Bolton family from Hawaii and Gardnerville, Nevada, took a long time getting to the first checkpoint and then didn't get any further. In the mean-time, Dan Moore piloted his APFl all the way around. It's actually a Class 1500 car, and originally he thought that after the Parker race he'd start running in the class. But he's decided it would be smarter to do the whole year in the Sports-man class and become familiar with the car. He had a "super day". One bolt loosened up and he had no flats, and he went home with a win. The Best In The Desert next moves to the Tonopah area for their new McMillin's 1000, on July 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10. It should be an interesting and excit-ing race both to Douglas had no problems beyond that flat and went on to take the win, with an hour and a half on second place Pike. Falkoskywas third a minute and 34 seconds behind them. He built Pike's car and The Almighty BLM, driving backwards on the course remarked," compete in and to This is our course, not your course!" They need some housecleaning w a t c h . and some manners. ~.ff~ The 7 300 cars went off the line next, with four starters, all Fords. Aaron and Ian Dixon had the early lead, with Carl Fitts only two minutes behind them. In third it was Jerry Fisher, and fourth, an-other 19 minutes back, was Steve Olliges, who had a "minor electri-The Class 5100 win went to Tim Sanchez, he drove his good looking car to the win, his competition falling by the wayside. Tim Hanna and Australian Jef Matthews had a good race, they motored around the course and took top honors in Class 9000. Page 16 June 2005 Dusty Times

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35TH PROPECIA RALLY NEW ZEALAND • Loeb/Citroen conquer Newzealand By Martin Holmes Photos: Maurice Selden Sebastien Loeb and Daniel Elena drove their Citroen Xsara to the win, seen here flying towards a stage end. This was the second win of the 2005 season for Sebastien Loeb and Citroen who finally conquered their earlier frustrations of rallying in New Zealand. Using new generation Michelins which worked better in the higher temperatures than expected, Loeb passed early leader Petter Solberg to win by nearly 50 seconds from Marcus Gronholm. Solberg came in third and continued to lead the World Drivers' championship while Peugeot pulled further ahead in the Makes' series. After leading the PCWRC category. for most of the rally, until he had brake trouble, Toshi Arai was beaten on the final stage by Xavier Pons. Cody Crocker won the Group N section of the event. This was the fourth event in the 2005 World Rally Championship, the second "long haul" and the sec-ond event this year counting for the Production Car series. It was a rally which survived many pre-event prob-lems, created mostly because it was authorised to run two weeks earlier than the original planned date. This . -~ ~ .. -· ~ .. had led to a change of rally HQ and to new start and finish locations. Dif-ficulties arose because of the reduced amount of time for transport of es-sential team equipment from Mexico. The problems compounded tradi-tional difficulties experienced at this occasion. This would probably be the only event in the series to have more than one service park, which in the current mode in which rallies are being organised is a great inconve-nience, but especially so in view of the reduced time since the equipment had to leave Mexico -and the fact that the logical epicentre of the rally, for the first two days at least, was up country in the Kaipara region, some 150km north of Auckland. Paparoa is a delightful country town but the service park, around which the rally was based for the Friday and Satur-day, was in a field, hardly the ideal location in which to place seagoing containers. Added to these compli-cations the rally then had to move south to Auckland to another ser-vice area for the Sunday. In the end, several teams left their containers in ': fh ~.,. .,,: , "' . . .. .; .... .,, ·+> _;._-;J9. .. a ; . .,,;, Page 18 Auckland and transported the con-tents up country. Then the teams realised the organisers had decided that Shakedown for the top cars would be held at a location halfway between Auckland and Paparoa. For the teams this was one problem too far, and they persuaded the organisers to move Shakedown to a stage near Paparoa, which they duly did. This in tum turned out to be a catastrophe for the media and for the FIA who were already dismayed that their plan for a fixed pre-event press conference was, for the fourth time this season, being disturbed! Altogether this was a bad omen for a rally which in other respects the drivers unanimously agree has some of the more enjoyable stages on the championship. Sebastien Loeb said "Paparoa is not a good solution" ... Things could then only get better, which happily they did! The plan was that on Friday and Saturday the rally would be based at Paparoa, and then on Sunday there would be a service park (visited twice) on the outskirts of Auckland itself. South of .. inish . ··1. ·ou . ,;,· ~• f:adventure at0a1:ime . . s; .. June 2005 Auckland, where the stages on Sun-day would be held, there would be no service at all, although there would be a Remote Tyre Zone during the middle of the leg.Tyre-wise this would normally not be a demanding event even though tyres eventually became a focal point of the rally. The stages consisted of medium to fast loose gravel roads though weather condi-tions are traditionally frequently vari-able, with rain a common occurrence. The surfaces are not normally espe-cially abrasive and the rally is never mechanically demanding. However, utmost concentration is required from the driver in order to find an effective rhythm. This was to be the first occasion that the OMV team driver Manfred Stohl (best private driver at Monte Carlo) was to com-pete in a Citroen on gravel. Ford had a new car for Toni Gardemeister, while Roman Kresta was now due to be their official number two driver for the next four rallies. Gardemeister spent his 30th birthday in Australia on promotional duties for Ford prior to the event. Mitsubishi had a new car for Gianluigi Galli. There were no problems with en-gines after Mexico -bµt fingers crossed that no more sumps were damaged! Peugeot had won the event three times in the last five years and were confi-dent their cars were now achieving the desired degree of reliability, while Skoda came with two new cars. Subaru had two more new cars while Suzuki, because they are outside the WCR championship rules, were not subject to the two-rally engine rule. Indeed the cars were sent direct to New Zealand by container after Swe-den. Then, the night before the rally started, some other news did come from the FIA. The meaningless limit of eight engines per year was taken off the rule book, but of the things that mattered most immediately, nothing was said. So there was no time penalty issued against the num-ber one Citroen or the number two Skoda drivers, despite what was writ-ten. What was said was that if an en-gine failed between Scrutineering and the Start, it could be changed but under a penalty of 60 not 20 sec-onds, but only one spare engine could be taken to events. More straightfor-ward was the story about the 2005 Production Car World Rally Cham-pionship. Main news was that the South Americans had arrived! No fewer than two three-car rally teams from this continent were due to be active this year. Rally. 68 crews started, with a heavier presence of Group N cars than hitherto, as from 2005 on-wards Group N has become the country's premier rally formula. Even though this led to many detailed dif-ficulties, this event qualified for the national series as well. Altogether 17 (out of 21 contenders) from Produc-tion Car World Rally Championship were present. There was drama at Shakedown when first Harri Rovanpera pulled a wheel off his Mit-subishi, and then Roman Kresta was momentarily blinded by low sunlight, heavily rolled his Ford and had to withdraw. Fastest was Gianluigi Galli (Mitsubishi) over a second faster than Petter Solberg with Marcus Gronholm third in front of Chris Atkinson. Fastest Citroen (a marque which has never done well on this event) was privateer Manfred Stohl, even though his experience of the Xsara on gravel was limited to 100km or so. Leg 1 8 Stages, gravel, 129.22kms. Overnight there was a sudden, sharp downpour at Paparoa, just to show that nature cannot be taken for granted, but not enough to dam-age the site. It had had the effect of dampening some of the morning's stages, thus equalising the chances for the top runners, but not enough to destroy the ground on which the teams had set up camp. The main drama at the start was that the Skoda engineers could not start up Janne T uohino 's car and he started the rally five minutes late (50 second penalty) after mechanics changed the ECU. The first stage was damp through-out, a contrast to the second which was already nearly dry and caused many top drivers traction trouble. Despite the changes in conditions, the race for the lead was incredibly tight and after the first four stages, less than one second in New Zealand for the Citroen, with Sebastien Loeb ac-tually in the lead at the first service stop. The expected fight between Marcus Gronholm and Petter Solberg was close behind, while set-tling in fourth place was Francois Duval in front of Markko Martin. Chris Atkinson was showing local form, after a spin on Stage 2 he went on to make fastest time on Stage 3 -only the second Australian in 13 years to do this. Troubles in the morning, however, were few. Antony Warmbold lost power steering, Armin Schwarz stalled, Gianluigi Galli fought hard despite losing his clutch, which meant he had to start each stage on the starter motor, Janne Tuohino struggled to get a rhythm after his earlier drama. Four stages in the morning, four in the afternoon, of which only three had been run before and would therefore be "clean". Loeb played his ace card. While Solberg, Martin, Rovanpera and Gronholm all ad-mitted going out on tyres which were too soft, Loeb went out on harder tyres in the afternoon and pulled well away from his rivals. The only other driver to enjoy the afternoon was Atkinson, who scored one more fast-est time. Manfred Stohl passed Harri Rovanpera into eighth place, highest non-nominated driver, Luis Companc went off the road, noticed how much time he had lost and im-mediately retired under the "5-minute rule" which meant it was , .neaper penalty-wise to abandon the rest of the day's activities and pre-pare for the morning. Although Cody Crocker started off the fastest Group N driver, Toshi Arai went into the lead of PCWRC and halfway through the morning went ahead of Crocker as well. Argentine's Marcus Ligato and Gabriel Pozzo were behind followed by Nasser Al Attiyah and then came Xavier Pons in the first non-Subaru. Fumio Nutahara spun and stalled, Aki Teiskonen spun and damaged both the front and rear of his car, Karamjit Singh felt his car was sliding too much. Rosselot (the first Chil-ean to rally outside South America) was upset that he was constantly baulked by his Paraguayan teammate "Aba". Ligato was pushing Arai hard while the sliding Proton of Singh wore its rear tyres down to the canvas. Mark Higgins was delayed by steering problems after clipping a bridge. Teiskonen's engine expired while Na ta lie Barratt' s car arrived back on a trailer having taken the "5-minute rule" option to restart the following day . Leg2 8 Stages, gravel, 138.49krns. 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Marcus Gronholm and Timo Rautiainen gave it all they had but second Xavier Pons and Oriol Julia drove their Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VIII to Sliding around a left hander, Petter Solberg and Philip Mills drove to place was the best they could do in their Peugeot 307. the PCWRC win, they were 13"' overall as well. third overall in their Subaru lmpreza. had a lead of 23.1 seconds in front dropped from eighth to tenth. Duval certainly showing the way here. made our decisions based on that ex-way on two wheels. Led by the Argen-of Marcus Granholm with Francois had brake trouble on Stage 14 as Michelin tyre chief Aime Chatard ex- perience. Maybe we were a little tine pair Gabriel Pozzo and Marcos Duval in third place in front of the well, while Gardemeister held fifth de-plained, modestly "When we did our lucky ... " Toshi Arai was gradually Ligato, Mark Higgins was pushing Subarus of Petter Solberg and Chris spite scaring himself with a big mo- testing before the event (in Spain and pulling ahead of his PCWRC rivals, hard in sixth place after his bad tyre Atkinson. mentonStage 12.Aftertwodramatic Sardinia) the ground tei:nperatures despite a near accident when he ad- decision at the start of the event. On the first stage both Subarus r<> llv wins for Pirelli, Michelin were were similar to those here, and we mitted he had "bicycled" for some Continued on page 20 fell back on account of some suspen-sion adjusrments, made the previous evening, which made their handling worse. This meant that Toni Gardemeister got ahead of Atkinson, but all the time Markko Martin (who restarted in seventh place) was press-i ng hard and passed both Gardemeister and Atkinson into fifth place even though both Martin and teammate Granholm had found it difficult to know which tyre choice to make. Atkinson said the car moved around unpredictably. Solberg also had tyre trouble and found the car lacked the stability which the high speed tracks demanded. By the end of the first loop of the day, Solberg had passed both Granholm and Duval and was now lying second. Duval backed off after a few near-moments and then stalled at the start of Stage 11. Loeb meanwhile had moved further to the horizon and after Stage 11 was 32.2 seconds in the lead. Harri Rovanpera had a mousse break up and the intense re-sulting vibrations affected his vision. "I kept seeing a variety of tracks in front of me, and I tried to aim for the middle one ... " Luis Companc failed to restart as his Focus was deemed to have been too badly dam-aged, so Ford's four-car team was down to two. Armin Schwarz hit some turkeys, and Antony Warmbold spun and stalled. Janne T uohino was catching up from his 50 second dis-appointment on Leg 1, lying 12th close behind teammate Schwarz. The day which started damp af-ter overnight rain was progressively drying out and the sun came out to stay for the afternoon. Tyres became a critical factor as the day wore on and the high temperatures contin-ued. Two drivers that arrived at the final service park with the most dra-matically worn out tyres were Harri Rovanpera and Chris Atkinson. "The problem", explained the Aus-tralian "is that we have already ex-hausted our allocation of hard tyres." Michelin tyres were generally coping with the hot conditions better, and Loeb continued on his trouble free way, 53.8 seconds in front of Granholm by the time the cars left the Kaipara region for the drive back to Auckland. Granholm was be-mused. "We are driving well, the car has given no trouble, but we just can-not match the times of the Michelin drivers." On the way through the af-ternoon, the Finn was able to get in front of Solberg. The first stage of the afternoon was "new", both in terms of use before either in tl1is rally or in other years, and was very slip-pery for the first cars through. Tuohino got ahead of teammate Schwarz, despite brake failure on Stage 14. Stohl spun twice and Dusty 'Times: w .J .> <Or._:•'~... . '",' LARRY "'1R" ROJlStl-ER June 2005 Page_19'

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Toni Gardemeister and Jakke Honkanen literally flew their Ford Focus Australians Chris Atkinson and Glenn Macneal/ were seventh overall 1 <J" overall went to Armin Schwarz and Klaus Wicha, seen here in to a sixth overall finish in New Zealand. in their Subaru lmpreza, seen here at speed. their Skoda Fabia heading for the end of a stage. Marcos Ugato and Fernando Mussano were third in the "Spec C" PCWRC Gianluigi Galli and Guido d'Amore finished eighth overall in their Harri Rovanpera and Risto Pietliainen never made the finish line in their Mitsubishi Lancer, tire failure put them out. class. They were 15"' overall in their good looking Subaru lmpreza. Mitsubishi Lancer, seen here at speed in the gravel. Karamjit Singh still had grip prob- kilometres of Stage 4 with a flat tyre PCWRC category while Guy Wilks lems. Federico Brice Tirabassi had a and was then baulked by Herridge's rolled heavily on Stage 14. The loose steering wheel while both accident. The top cars headed for the organisers supplied duplicates of all Hamed Al Wahaibi and Luis afternoon stages driving absolutely the car's stickers so that the lgnis Rosselot had brake troubles. Aki flat out. Things came to a head half would be allowed to start the final Teiskonen did not restart, but Natalie way through the final stage of the day day with many new panels in place. Barratt did, after gearbox trouble when Arai lost his brakes on a down- Later that evening Michelin people stopped her on Leg 1. "Aba" hill asphalt section and lost almost started telling aA few more of their (Recanate)wasfindingtheconditions one minute, dropping down to secrets. Theywereusingaspecialcon-difficult, not helped by damage to fourth and letting the Michelin-tyred struction called Z type "BTO", aimed the rear suspension and tf1ere were car of Xavier Pons into the lead. at giving better control in a lateral several instances where he slowed Villagra kept his eighth place despite sense, which enabled less sliding some of the national NZ champion-a long spell of misfiring. Angelo around particularly for the rear tyres. ship drivers running behind him, no- Megeghini withdrew with four stages They had already tried out in Mexico tably Chris West. Cody Crocker was to run, suffering from dehydration, in medium compound form without top Australasian driver after but hoped to be fit to restart on the any conclusive result (Loeb had to Atkinson, having initially been top final day. Al Attiyah got ahead of drive two days at the head of the field, Group N driver until he drove eight Pozzo in to second place in the and could only show his true form in Page 20 June 2005 thefinaltwostages},butherethings 12th place behind teammate were different. Medium compound Schwarz at the superspeeials, retired tyres were used in the mornings, and with a broken turbocharger. He got as the temperatures rose to an un-to the end of Stage 17 but lost over usual high for this event, the hard eight minutes and abandoned. Petter compound versions were used for the Solberg had given up the fight and first time, and Loeb went well. But settled for third place while team-really only for Loeb. Duval was still mate Chris Atkinson was slowed by fazed by the technical nature of the a set-up error. Duval reported his event and also had brake trouble, car was sliding badly. Markko Mar-though Gardemeister was able to tin said his car gave no confidence hold a steady fifth pl::ice ahead of no under braking. Harri Rovanpera 's fewer than four Pirelli works cars. Mitsubishi was seriously overheating Perhaps the most impressive result and running slowly under safemode. was that these tyres enabled Loeb for On the final stage Martin got in the first time to drive this event with front of Toni Gardemeister, the sec-confidence. ond rally running where the Finn Leg 3 has had a last stage demotion. 4 Stages, gravel, 87.06kms. Gardemeister had run out of his al-For the final day there were four location of Michelin special dry stages, two of them run over the spec-weather tyres and fell back as a con-tacular coastal Whaanga Coast sequence. Rovanpera reached the road. Bad news came on the first end of the final stage in ninth place stage when Janne T uohino, who the but then retired on the road section previous night had slipped back to Continued on page 59 35th Propecia Rally New Zealand (NZ) Paparoa-Auckland 8/10.04.20051/1/C round 4 PCWRC round 2 1/1/C points WR IND PC 1 (1) Sebastien LOEB/Daniel Elena F/MC Citroen Xsara WRC 583DEX78 (F) 3h.34m.51.6s. 1 O 1 O 2 (7) Marcus GRONHOLM/Timo Rautiainen FIN Peugeot 307 WRC 270PWX.75 (F) 3h.35m.41.4s. 8 8 3 (5) Petter SOLBERG/Philip Mills N/GB Subaru lmpreza It.RC CC54WRC (GB) 3h.36m.00.3s. 6 6 4 (2) Francois DUVAL/Stephane Prevot B Citroen Xsara WRC 176DAL78 (F) 3h.36m.57.9s. 5 5 5 (8) Markka MARTIN/Michael Park EE/GB Peugeot 307 It.RC 471P'M.75 (F) 3h.3&n.00.7s. 4 4 6 (3) Toni GARDEMEISTER/Jakke Honkanen FIN Ford Focus WRC EF04'M3W (GB) 3h.38m.07.9s. 3 3 7 (6) Chris ATKINSON/Glenn Macneal! AUS Subaru lmpreza WRC EC54't.RC (GB) 3h.39m.28.8s. 2 2 8 (10) Gianluigi GALLI/Guido d'Amore I 'I.RC KN04\oVMC (GB) 3h.41m.42.1s. 1 9 (14) Maifred StohVllka Minor A 322DFQ78 (F) 3h.43m.07.1s. -Mitsubishi Lancer 1 -Citroen Xsara 'I.RC 10 (11) Armin SCHWARZ/Klaus Wcha D Skoda Fabia WRC 3531943 (CZ) 3h.45m.09.6s. - -11 (17) Antony Warmbold/Michael Orr 'O/GB Ford Focus It.RC EG53BDU (GB) 3h.49m.28.9s. -12 · (64) Cody Crocker/Dale Moscatt AUS Subaru lmpreza "Spec C" N CNC930 (NZ) 3h.49m.52.6s ... -13 (32) Xavier Pons/Oriol Julia E Mitsubishi Lancer Eva VIII PCWRC 5717DHS (E) 31].50m.00.3s.• - 10 14 (31) Toshihiro Arai/Tony Sircombe J/NZ Subaru lmpreza "Spec C" PCWRC GMG300MU2485 (J) 3h.50m.17.3s. -8 15 (36) Marcos ligate/Fernando Mussano RA .Subaru lmpreza "Spdc C" PCVIIRC E'M.1873 (RA) 3h.50m.55.4s. - 6 16 (33) Nasser Al Attiyah/Chis Patterson Q/GB Subaru lmpreza STi PCWRC OU54PLJ (GB) 3h.50m.57.5s. - 5 17 (61) Per-Gunnar Andersson/Jonas Andersson S Suzuki lgnis S1600 JCE520 (H) 3h.52m.24.1 s. -18 (35) Karamjit Singh/John Bennie MALJGB Proton Pert PCVIIRC YT53BWN (GB) 3h.53m.58.7s. - 4 19 (42) Federico+ Javier Villagra RA Mitsubishi Lancer Eva VIII MR PC't.RC EV0212 (RA) 3h.55m.32.8s. - 3 20 (34) Fumio Nutahara/Satoshi Hayashi J Mitsubishi Lancer Eva VIII PCWRC KNY300YA8289 CJ) 3h.56m.20.5s. -Dusty Times

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a.e&A. WILD WASH 250 Halopoff Takes It All By ]. Preston Bradshaw Photos: Trackside Photo The mean looking Toyota pickup of Barry Karakas slowed a bit on the last two laps but had no trouble taking the Class 700 win. Kory Halopoff literally flew to the Class 1 win and the overall at the MOR Wild Wash 250, seen here in his usual pose. A small, for Mojave Desert Rac-ing, rurnout of cars and trucks rurned out for the early April running of the Wild Wash 250. But, as usual, there was lots of close racing and all con-cerned noted that it was a good race and that they all had a good time. The Class 1 battle had seven en-trants and it was really close for a while. When they came around at the end of the first lap it was Kory Halopoff in the lead, Mike James was less than a minute in arrears, Billy Robertson came along a few minutes later, Danny Wingering was running in fourth place, Sruart Chase came along 26 seconds later in fifth, Garron Cadiente was in sixth place and Kim Hamand was seventh. The second lap saw some major changes, Billy Robertson was now in the lead, he had almost two minutes on Halopoff, Danny Wingering moved up a spot into third place, Cadiente had moved up into fourth place, Kim Hamand was up into fifth a minor problem, he remained in the and Sruart Chase had dropped to second spot but he was now more sixth place. Mike James had dropped than 15 minutes in arrears. Garron off the scoring chart. Cadiente held onto his third place po-When the third lap ended it was sition and Kim Hamand was fourth. still Billy Robertson in the lead, Kory Sruart Chase had terminal problems Noe Sierra was flyin', the good looking truck finished first in Class 750 and finished 11"' overall at Wild Wash. Halopoffwas still in second place, but and was on the trailer. Class 7009 had three entries, but he was now only a minute and change When they came around for the there wasn't much ofa race forthem. in arrears, Garron Cadiente had checkers it was Kory Halopoff taking Barry Karakas had the class lead after moved up another place into third, a nice win, Garron Cadiente was sec-the first lap, Dennis Beckwith was run-Kim Hamand had also moved up a ond across the line, he was 24 min- ning in the second spot and Shawn St. spot into fourth and Stuart Chase utes behind the leader, Billy George never completed his firstlap. was running in fifth place. Danny Robertson came third, he was less than Karakas came around at the end Wingeringwas among the missing. two minutes out of the second spot of the second lap and he was still alone, There was a major change in posi-and Kim Hamand was the fourth and Dennis Beckwith failed to appear. tion on the fourth lap as Kory final finisher.A good race in a highly Karakas continued running quite Halopoff came around in the lead, competitive class. fast for the next two laps then slowed Billy Robertson had dropped into the There was only one starter in Class noticeably on his last two laps, but, second spot, he was about a minute 5-1600, Mark Lundberg. Mark had no matter, the class victory was his. in arrears, Garron Cadiente remained major problems on his first lap, al-There were four entries in the Class in third, Kim Hamand remained in most two and a half hours long. He 700 race and, at least for the first lap, fourth place and Stuart Chase was was running fine on his second lap, they put on quite a show. Noe Sierra still running fifth. under 40 minutes but his problems held the lead at the end of the first Lap 5 ended and Kory Halopoff came back to haunt him and he was lap, Karl Stokes came around less than still held the lead. Billy Robertson had seen no more. a minute later and Eric Tadeja was ,,,,.....,..,,.~-----------~--------,,,.,. ......... ...,......,...,...,..., running third. Jeff Rigel never com-pleted his first lap. . At the end of the second lap it was Sierra in the lead Tadeja was second and Karl Stokes was gone. When the third lap ended it was still Sierra in the lead but Tadeja set fast lap for the class and continued to run second but he was now only 14 minutes in arrears. There was no change in position on the fourth lap but Tadeja cut a few more minutes off Sierra's lead and was now 11 minutes behind. On the fifth lap Sierra contin-ued his normal pace while Tadeja turned his slowest lap and was now a very long second. · Continued on page 24 Cory Van De Mark drove his really neat looking Class 11 bug to the Steven Michael leaps skyward on his way to the class 1400 win, Eric Tadeja flew his great looking GMC pickup to a very nice second class win at the MOR Wild Wash 250. having no competition didn't slow his pace. place in Class 750, seen here at speed on the course. Jeremy Aymar set fast lap for the class but he could only manage a Second place in the Class 1300 battle went to Ron Whitton, he's seen Marl< Growe came in second in the Class 1450 event, he was less second place finish in Class 1000. here at speed on his way to the finish line. than six minutes out of the class win at the end. Page 22 June 2005 Dusty Times

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Mike Ward had a pretty good day, he took the second spot in the Billy Robertson finally got a good run out of his new car, Billy finished Mike Deardoff had a long second lap and it cost him, he ended up taking third place in the Class 10 battle. Class 1600 battle, he's see here at speed. third in Class 1, only two minutes out of the silver medal. only had a seven minute lead and Deardoff and McGee remained in third and fourth place. As they came across the line on their last lap, surprise, Jim Greenway had made up a bunch of time and he took the Class 10 win, Jeremy Aymar racked up another slower than nor-mal lap and had to settle for the silver medal, Mike Deardoff remained in third and Mike McGee was the fourth and final finisher in the class. Mark Handley drove his good looking Ford pickup to the Class 8 win, he's seen here flying towards the checkered flag. Old friend Jim Greenway had a wonderful day, he took the Class 1000 win with four minutes in hand, seen here in flight. There were five Class 11 entries al-though one of them did not start. Al-most everyone had big troubles on the first lap, and when the dust cleared it was Paul Vidal with the lead, Brian Thompson was next, some 20 min-utes in arrears, Cory Van De Mark was third, almost an hour behind the leader and Jason Gutzmer was fourth. Sierra turned his fastest lap on the last lap and came in for the gold medal, Tadeja was back up to speed but the race was over, he was 36 minutes be-hind at the flag. The Class 8 contest was a hodge-podge of confusion to this writer. There were four trucks entered but one of them, Michael Licari did not start. Mark Handley led the first lap, by a yard, his competition, Matt Towery was well over an hour in ar-rears and Raul Flores was almost two hours behind the leader. There was no change in position on the third lap, Handley was leading and Towery had cut his deficit to 23 minutes. Basically, it was all over at this point, Handley led the fourth lap, Towery cut another few minutes off the lead but on the fifth lap Towery disappeared from the charts and Mark Handley went on to take the Class 8 win. Class 10 had a pretty good battle, at least for the first three laps. Jeremy Aymar held the class lead at the end of the first lap, Mike Deardoff was second, just less than two minutes be-hind, Jim Greenway was third, less than three minutes behind the leader and Mike McGee was fourth, some eight minutes behind the leader. When the second lap ended Jim Greenway had moved into the lead, Jeremy Aymar had dropped to the second spot, a little over a minute be-hind, Mike McGee had moved into the third spot and Mike Deardoff had dropped to the fourth spot. On the third lap Jeremy Aymar set fast lap for the class and that put him 7&1 ra •IISIIIEBS OIi IIACE TEAM Dririog S11Hs· • Crew Uofforms • Crew Sbir/s Poto Shirts • Team Jackets• Hats• Gear Bags IHl&iaZ.E wwwr ~rs . • ,, .. A IVll:l#III • EI/IIIIIIUI IUll:IIII& Wrl I.IIIIIIIIEII • 1:11111 M/111111111RlS • IUll!:I III/IAOY 1"11111111&7:s • TII..TOIII IIIIUI.MJII' Sfllfl#RI IIIUrrEUIIIE • ,,,,.,,,_. 1:.11"6 II# l:lllnlllll Page 24 June 2005 back into the number one position, Jim Greenway was second, breathing hard on the number one spot, Mike McGee held onto his third position and Deardoff remained in fourth. On Lap 4, Aymar remained in the top spot, Greenway had a long lap and although he remained in second he was now 14 minutes behind the leader, Mike Deardoff moved into the third spot and Mike McGee dropped to fourth. The running order remained the same on the fifth lap although Greenway was back up to speed but Aymar was running slower and now At the end of the second lap it was Van De Mark in the lead, Gutzmer was second, about 20 minutes behind and Vidal and Thompson failed to appear. On the third lap Van De Mark still led, he had more than an hour on Gutzmer, who had troubles one more on this lap. When the checkers finally flew it was Cory Van De Mark taking the win, Jason Gutzmer failed to come around, obviously a victim of another gremlin. There were only two entries in the 1200 class, Javier Avila and Larry Leapin' Lizards, Javier Avila launches his Ford pickup, Javier finished first in the Class 1200 battle. Class 1300 belonged to Terry Ingold, he set fast lap and won the class with 18 minutes to spare at the flag. Dusty Times

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Clare Ross drove his unique looking car to a nice third place in Class Steve Ruddick was shy a little fiberglass at Wild Wash, Steve came Kim Hamand was a bit off the winning pace in Class 1 but soldiered 1300, a very long third lap was his undoing. in third in the Class 1450 contest that day. on to take fourth place and a very nice sixth overall. Mike McGee drove his great looking car to a fourth place finish in Class 10, seen here just touching down. Fourth place in Class 1400 went to Erik Irvine, he's seen here at Fourth place in Class 1450 went to Belden Alivio, he's seen here speed, heading towards that checkered flag. saving a bit of tire wear on his way to the finish line. Ehrhardt. Ehrhardt didn't start the race, Avila tooled around for the first two laps, had big troubles on his third lap then picked up his pace for his last lap and he went on for the class win. Class 1300 had four entries and they had a pretty good race for the first couple of laps. At the end of the first lap Clare Ross held the class lead, Terry Ingold was second, some five minutes behind, Ron Whitton was third, another three minutes back and Erik Irvine was running fourth. At the end of the second lap Terry Ingold held the lead, Clare Ross had dropped to second, about four min-utes back, Ron Whitton was a very close third and Erik Irvine was still in fourth. Ingold continued to lead, setting fast lap for the class, Whitton had from the onset. When the first of the the lead, Mike Ward came along two On the fifth lap Bob Scott set fast moved into the second spot, Irvine four required laps was over it was Matt and a half minutes later and Bob Scott lap for the class, Mike Ward slipped a moved up a notch into third and Ross Torian in the lead, he set fast lap for was less than two minutes behind sec-bit on his lap time and was now 17 dropped two spots into fourth. the class. Bob Anderson was in second ond place. minutes behind the leader. Joe Jeffrey The fourth lap came and went with- place, Frank Vernola was third, Belden Lap 2 had Mike Ward moving into had major problems and he was out out incident, all four drivers holding Alivio was fourth and Mark Growe the lead, Bob Scott was less than two of the race. their positions, the fifth and final lap was in fifth place. Sixth place went to minutes in arrears and Joe Jeffrey had When the checkers flew it was Bob saw Terry Ingold taking the class win, Wes Featherston, Steve Ruddick was dropped to third place with a longish Scott taking the win, Mike Ward was Ron Whitton was second in, some 18 in seventh, Allen Byma was in eighth lap time. about 21 minutes behind the winner, minutes behind the leader, Clare Ross place, Cory Clarizio was running ninth They continued running in that but he still had a nice finish. was third and Erik Irvine was the and Ray Carmody was tenth. Pat order for the third and the fourth The race was over, time to get the fourth and final finisher in the class. Kapko was running in 11th place, Mar- laps and the time difference remained equipment on the trailer and head There was only one entry in the quis Pulido was 12th with a two and a about the same, Mike Ward leading for the barn. A good time was had 1400 class, Steven Michael and he ran half hour lap and the Junior Bob Scott by less than two minutes by almost all we queried and every-his five required laps in five hours and Quarnstrom was unlucky 13th with and Joe Jeffrey was about 18 minutes one is just looking forward to the 20 minutes for an uncontested win. more than a six hour lap. behind the leader. next contest. f!!JJR,,l No less than 19 were set to go in the When the second lap was com-14 50 class. However, being that five of pleted it was Alivio in the lead, Vernola themdidnotstartitnarrowedthefield had moved up a spot into second, Growe had moved up two spots into third, Featherston had also moved up two spaces and was running fourth and Ruddick was up into fifth place. Clarizio was up three spots into sixth, Kapko was up four spots into seventh place, Carmody was running eighth, Byma was in ninth place and Torian had dropped out of the lead into tenth place after major problems on the lap. Pulido was in 11th place, Anderson was in 12th and Quarnstrom was 13th. Bob Scott took the Class 1600 win, Bob averaged more than 43 miles per hour on his run to the class victory. The Class 1450 win went to Frank Vernola, he had a little over five minutes in hand when the race ended. There were major changes on the third lap, Vernola went into the lead, Alivio dropped into the second spot, Growe remained in third, Ruddick moved up to fourth and Clarizio moved up a spot into fifth place. Featherston dropped a few spots and was running sixth, Carmody was up to seventh place, Pulido was now eighth, Kapko was in ninth place and Torian was tenth. Quarnstrom, Anderson and Byma failed to complete the lap. ~ -»~ .__,, • ,_-,w-~ ,,._ .. ,.,... ":"_._,_,_ ¥'1' ,.-:~~k· ·;, Garron Cadiente drove his really mean lookin' machine to a smart second place in Class 1, seen here in perfect flight. Dusty Times There were quite a few changes on the last lap but the leader, Frank Vernola took the gold medal for this one. Mark Growe moved up another spot into second place, Steve Ruddick moved up a spot into third place, Belden Alivio dropped a couple of spots into fourth and Cory Clarizio remained in fifth place. Sixth place went to Wes Featherston, Ray Carn1ody re-mained in seventh, Marquis Pulido stayed in eighth place and Pat Kapko was the ninth and final finisher. Amazingly, there were only three 1600's entered and they had a pretty good race going for a while. 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6SNORE BUFFALO BILL'S 500 Collins Lopes To An Easy Win By John Calvin Photos: Trackside Photo Brian Collins had a great race, first overall, not a whimper out of the vehicle, Brian covered 468 miles without even a flat to slow him. , ¥ _: "'· ".-:l" .,! s,;:, /; ish his fourth lap and he was all alone, Mark Weyhrich had suc-cumbed to a broken axle and was in the pits and on the trailer. Mark and CJ Hutchins took the Class 10 win at the SNORE Buffalo Bill's 500, their brand new Kreger built car performed flawlessly. Brian motored on for his last two required laps, he was clocked near-ing 140mph on the dry lake and he happily took the checkered flag. In his post race interview he said the truck had run like the proverbial clock, absolutely no problems at all and he was a happy camper. We had heard that Brian had his semi truck and trailer ripped off from his race shop along with lots of spares and we believe, another trophy truck, but Brian dismissed it as all part of the game. SNORE put on their Buffalo Bill's 500 race at Primm, Nevada on April 9, and they surely had a good race. There was a nice turnout of competitors and the weather was perfect for the racing business. Con-tingency and Technical Inspection were held out in the back of Buffalo Bill's huge parking lot on the Friday evening. !twas well attended and the drawing for starting positions was held directly after tech. It rained pretty hard later on in the evening and into the early morning and that would be a great help to the drivers, keepit;g the dust down. Turns out, the rain wasn't really needed as the wind blew at 15 to 20 miles per hour all day race day and that made a mockery out of the dust, there were no complaints from any of the com-petitors on race day about not be-ing able to see for the dust. Most of the vehicles had to run six laps of this approximately 80 mile course for a finish and, we should say right here, 48% of the vehicles did get an official finish. There were only two Class 1 cars/ trucks entered, Brian Collins and Mark Weyhrich, Brian was out for a shakedown cruise checking trans-All the Freemans drove, Kenny, Bryan and Cody, they had a few problems but still took the Champ Car class win. Glenn Dickton took the Class 9 win with 12 minutes to spare, seen here charging towards the finish line. Page 26 mission and rear end reliability and Mark, we're sure was also checking out some particular piece of equip-ment on his car. At the end of the first lap it was Collins first around, Weyhrich came along three minutes later. The fun was just starting. Lap 2 and it was still Brian Collins and he now had 15 minutes on Mark Weyhrich, Mark had a nine minute longer than usual lap but was still running fast. Lap 3 ended and Brian still held the lead, he was still 15 minutes ahead of Mark. Brian came across the line to fin-There were eight cars contending the Class 10 honors and some of them had a pretty good scrap out there for more than half of the race. They too were required to complete six laps for an official finish and, unfortunately, five of them never saw the checkered flag. When they came screaming around after the first lap it was Rick Paquette in the lead, Mark Hutchins was just under two minutes behind, Brian Freemal was in third, just a minute out of second place, Mike Gaughan was fourth, about seven minutes behind the leader and Dan Folts and Brian Burgess had a great run, they split the driving, had a trouble free run and took the Class 1600 honors. Jeff Shiroky drove the first two laps, his crew got to drive the last two and they scored the Sportsman Buggy win. June 2005 Stuart Baxter was in fifth place, about three minutes out of fourth. Scott Bennett was in sixth place, Corey Cook was running seventh and T.J. Flores was a loooong eighth place, he had major problems out on the course. The s~cond lap saw major changes but not in the lead, Rick Paquette was still leading the pack, Mike Gaughan had moved up two spots into second place, Mark Hutchins had dropped a spot into third, Stuart Baxter was up a place into fourth and T.J. Flores was up into fifth place. Alas, Brian Freemal, Scott Bennett and Corey Cook never were able to finish their sec-ond lap and were retired from the fray. At the end of Lap 3 it was still Rick Paquette leading the pack, Mike Gaughan was about 11 minutes be-hind the leader in second place, Mark Hutchins came along 20 min-utes later in third place and T.J. Flores was fourth, still an hour down in time. This lap Stuart Baxter also retired from the race. On the fourth lap there was no change in position, all looked well. There were changes on the fifth lap, J.C. Dean, who was in for Mike Gaughan had taken the lead, Mark Hutchins was running in second place, about 10 minutes out of first and T.J. Flores was running third. Rick Paquette had big problems and retired. When the checkers flew on the sixth and final lap it was, surprise, Mark Hutchins taking the honors in their brand new, out of the box Kreger car. They literally raved ab~ut their Kroyer Honda motor and the Fortin six speed sequential trans. J.C. Dean came in some eight minutes later, he had to stop at ev-ery pit on the last lap and take on lots of oil, LOTS of oil, second place and eight minutes out of the lead, third place went to T.J. Flores, who never gave up and took home the show money, he was over two hours behind the leader. Heavy Metal was next off the line, there were four of them and it looked like it would be a squeaker, but it didn't turn out that way. When the first lap ended it was Tammie Gubler in the lead, and it was a comfortable lead at that, John Phegley was running second, he was almost half an hour in arrears in his tall wagon, Richard Blunk came around in the third spot, some 10 minutes later and Monte Tibbetts limped in after a two and a half hour lap, he broke something in his front end and it was going to take major hours to repair properly and Monte decided to put the truck on the trailer and call it a day. Lap 2 was completed and Tammie still ran in the first position, Continued on page 28 Dusty Times

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Mike Gaughan drove the first half, JC Dean the second half, they Second place in the always competitive Class 9 conflict went to Sheldon Paul gave it his all but the best he could do this race was a were second in Class 10 after much, much oil consumption. Rusty Ruby, seen here in battle with the desert. second place finish in the Sportsman Buggy fracas. A very decent second place in the Unlimited Sportsman Buggy class A long third lap was very expensive for Steven Alexander, but he still T.J.Flores had a very long opening lap, then he got it all together and came in for a decent third place in Class 1 0. went to Rob McBeath, seen here at touchdown. managed a nice second place in Class 5-1600. Richard Blunk was second, but he The fourth lap ended and problems on his last lap but he kept was some 50 minutes behind the Tammie was still in a very comfort-on going, did make it to the finish leader and John Phegley was run-able lead, Richard Blunk was now line, but unfortunately, he ran out ning third, a mere two minutes out in second place and Big John had of time and was declared a dnf. of the second spot. dropped off the scoring chart. Only one entrant in the Cham-Lap 3 ended and Tammie was The fifth lap ended with no pion class, Kenny Freeman and just having a ball, grinding away at change in position, Tammie did Kenny and his two sons, Brian and the course, she had a flat tire but break a throttle cable on her truck Corey all had a crack at the driving that didn't slow her much, big John so she held the cable in her left hand before the day was over. They only Phegley had moved into the second and worked the throttle that way, had to get four laps done for a win, spot and Richard Blunk had steeredwithherrighthandandher theyworkedonthefrontendofthe dropped into third place and was co-driver, John Koeth shifted gears car after the first lap and all three now running about six minutes be-as required and they took the Heavy Freemans said they had a.good time hind Phegley. Metal win. Richard Blunk had big driving the car throughout the day. · .. . . . . -U_u,l,t] ~~ • 7ftf/J • CROW ISJJtitSJQ)D[RDftm ' .' I I I I J "' • f I I ~• -~ SOI I) • • .• HFRF RAf"TER/f-~ NE:VAD'. OFFROAO BUGGY T-SHIRT SM-MEO-LRG-XXLRG ONLY $10.00 WE CARRY AWIDE ASSORTMENT OF WELD ON TRICK ZTREME TIRE co. TABS ,,_~~~ ... ,, GIVE US A CALL FOR ALL YOUR OFFROAD & SAND NEEDS CALL TOLL FREE Page 28 1-888-755-5900 3054 S. VALLEY VIEW #130 * LAS VEGAS, NV* 89102 HOURS: MON-FRI 9AM-6PM • SAT 9AM-5PM (702) 871-5221 fax June 2005 There were 17 Class 1/2-1600 across the line, Eddie Aguiar was un-cars ready to ride the wind but only lucky 13th, Kevin Powers was 14th nine of them would see the check- across the line, Kenny Thatcher was ered flag. They all took off for the 15th to finish the lap and Orlo Cox long trek around the course and was the 16th and final 1600 finisher when they came back into sight at of the first lap. Cody Freeman had the start/finish it was Mike Malloy a sick engine and decided to quit for leading the pack, Dan Folts was a the day. bit over a minute behind in second The fast 1600's were lapping at place, Jeff Carr came alohg a few about an hour and a half and when minutes later in third, Byron Ziegler the second lap was finishing it was was next, in fourth and Corey Goin Dan Folts in the lead. Jeff Carr was was fifth. In sixth place it was Tom running second, less than two min-Burns, Don Wall was running in sev-. utes in arrears, Mike Malloy had enth, Tony Farshler came along in dropped a couple of spots into third eighth place, Lanier Knecht was run- place, Tom Burns was up to fourth ning in ninth and Reuben Wilson place and Corey Goin held on in was 10th. Jason Semmons was in fifth place. Byron Ziegler had 11th place, Bob Dziurawiec was 12th dropped a few spots to sixth, Don Jason and Jeremy Gubler split the driving chores, they lost the clutch on their third lap but still took the Unlimited Sportsman win. The Heavy Metal class win went to Tammie Gubler, she had some problems on the last lap but some Yankee ingenuity did the trick. Dusty Times

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Richard Blunk flat ran out of time, a horrendously long last lap ran him As you can see, Cory Goin ran fast and consistent, he finished third Chris De Sousa Dias was quick, but evidently not quick enough, he out of time in the Heavy Metal contest. in Class 1600, just seconds out of the silver medal. finished in third place in the Class 9 battle. Tom Hood and Andre Gremm split the driving, some throttle cable Rick Paquette led Class 10 for three laps but terminal troubles gave Fourth place in Class 1600 went to Byron Ziegler, seen here giving his all in his really nice looking car. problems relegated them to third in Unlimited Sportsman Buggy. him that dreaded dnf, Rick doesn't like that. Wall was down a place into seventh, in fourth place and Byron Ziegler Jimmy Messick was in for Corey Goin Lanier Knecht was running eighth, was in fifth place. Mike Malloy was and they were still in third place, Reuben Wilson was in ninth place running sixth, Don Wall was still Byron Ziegler was up a spot into and Eddie Aguiar was up a spot running seventh, eighth place still fourth and Mike Malloy was also up into 10th place. In 11th place it was belonged to Lanier Knecht, Eddie a spot into fifth place. In sixth place it was Don Wall, Lanier Knecht was Tony Farshler was in 11th place and up a spot into seventh, Eddie Aguiar Jason Semmons was 12th. Missing was in eighth place, Reuben Wilson in action were Tom Burns and was in ninth place and 'Bob KennyThatcher. Dziurawiec was into the 10th spot. Continued on page 30 Jason Semmons, Bob Dziurawiec Aguiar was up a spot into ninth and was down two spots into 12th, Tony Tony Farshler was making up some Farshler dropped five spots into time and was in 10th place. Bob 13th, Kenny Thatcher was in 14th Dziurawiec was up a spot into 11th, place and Kevin Powers was 15th. Reuben Wilson dropped some spots Orio Cox failed to come around and was now 12th, Jason 'Semmons after a horrendously long first lap. was 13th and Kenny Thatcher was Lap 3, now it was starting to get 14th. serious. Dan Folts continued to lead Into the second half of the 1600 the class, Jeff Carr was still running race, Brian Burgess was in for Dan in second, now some six minutes be- Folts and still held the lead, Jeremy hind the leader, Corey Goin had Harmon was in for Jeff Carr and moved up two spots into third, Tom was still holding the second spot, Burns came along a few minutes later about 13 minutes out of the lead, Rick Gutierrez took the Class 5-1600 win, but it was a long 11 hours out on the course for his 400 mile run. Jeremy Harmon had a longish day, his laps were fairly fast and consistent and he was the silver medal winner in Class 1600. Dusty Times Worldwide benchmark manufacturer of military-specification wiring systems for ell motorsport applications MoTeC Engine Management end Data· Acquisition Systems Robust 32-bit sequential ft.Jel and spark control systems built co ·withstand extreme racing er·,d pre-running . punishment. Turn-key systems available for all popular off-road engine packages. Digital display arid data acquisition systems for all levels of competition. Engine and chassis dynamometer services available. Sakata Motorsport Electronics, inc. 689 s. State College Blvd. Unit K Fullerton, CA Tel: 714-446-9475 Fax: 714-446-9247 June 2005 Utilizing the finest. Raychem System 25 components, the industry standard far all professional racing sanctions. Engineering. assembly, and comprehensive testing performed 100% in-house. Complete harness assemb_lies and circuit control components are available to suit your budget. High-Accuracy Air-Fuel Ratio Meters Lightweight, stand-alone system works with all engines and alternate fuels -carbureted or fuel injected. For the dedicated engine tuner who needs to know exact;/y what their engine is doing. No flashing lights -just the facts ... Nail it; t;o a number! <= ="-.._ ~---~ ~~~<~-=~, l'V'ICJTCJRSPCJRT ELECT.RCJNICS vve're making connections ... Page:a.9 I

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-------------------------- -·----. .,_. --·--Corey Torres led the first lap, but major troubles on his third and last Jerry Stewart was well off the winning pace in Unlimited Sportsman Mike Malloy led the first two laps in Class 1600, mishap on the third lap dropped him to fourth in Class 9. Buggy, he was fourth in class at the checkers. lap dropped him way back, he finished fifth in class. P;tge 30 Don Wall was a few minutes off the winning pace in Class 1600, when the_ checkers flew he grabbed the sixth finishing spot. Sixth place in the Class 9 contest went to Brandon Hughes, he was well off the winning pace but hung in to finish. ABOVE LEFT Car #906: Rick Poole was right in the thic_k of the battle for a while but a slow last lap put him into fifth place in Class 9. At the conclusion of the fifth lap leader, Glenn Dickton was at the the top three remained in position, front, Corey Torres had dropped to Burgess, Hannon, who had to change second place, Brandon Hughes held a tire and Messick, who wanted to on to third place, Rusty Ruby was profusely thank Corey and Diane down a spot to fourth and Rick Poole Goin for the drive and Jimmy's dad, was up to fifth place. Chris De Sousa M&T Race Cars for their fab work. Dias still held onto sixth place, Tom Mike Malloy had gained a position Martin dropped a few spots into sev-and was now in fourth place, Byron enth place, Brian Church was still in Ziegler had dropped a spot and he eighth, Joe Forte still running ninth was now fifth. Don Wall remained and Paige Reeves was still 10th. in sixth, Lanier Knecht was still sev-Lap 3 ended and Glenn Dickton enth, Reuben Wilson. was up a place was still in the lead, Brandon Hughes into eighth, Bob Dziurawiec was was second, some five minutes behind ninth and Eddie Aguiar was down the leader, Rick Poole came along in two places into 10th. Jason Semmons third place, Rusty Ruby still held on was running in 11th place and Tony in fourth and Chris De Sousa Dias Farshler made it an even dozen. moved up a spot into fifth. Corey After eight hours and 47 min- Torres dropped way down to sixth utes the checkers flew for the 1600 place, Tom Martin was up a spot into class. Brian Burgess took the big win, seventh and Joe Forte was in eighth he had led the class since the second place. Paige Reeves failed to finish the lap, had a completely trouble free lap. run and was quite happy with his The fourth lap still had Glenn win. Jeremy Hannon came in for the Dickton in the lead but he had had silver medal, he had no rear brakes troubles and Corey Torres was now for the lap, Jimmy Messick had a nice in the second spot, less than a minute third place finish, he and Corey had out of the lead, Rick Poole was just a trouble free run. Byron Ziegler was another two minutes back in third, first off the podium and Mike Rusty Ruby was in fourth and Chris Malloy was fifth, just missing a fourth De Sousa Dias was still running fifth. place by a few seconds. Don Wall Brandon Hughes had some prob-held on to sixth place, Lanier Knecht lems and dropped to sixth place, Joe was lucky seventh, eighth place went Forte remained in seventh place and to Reuben Wilson, Eddie Aguiar Tom Martin was still in eighth. came in ninth and Big Bob When the checkers flew it was Dziurawiec was the 10th to cross the Glenn Dickton taking a very nice win, finish line, but, alas, his four hour Rusty Ruby came in for a very nice lap ran him out of time and he was second place, about 12 minutes out awarded a dnf. Too bad! Jason ofthewin,thirdplacewenttoChris Semmons made it to the finish but· De Sousa Dias, Corey Torres had he too, with a terribly long last lap, more troubles and dropped to fourth was out of time and a dnf. place and Rick Poole was the fifth For the Class 9 cars it was a five Class 9 finisher. Brandon Hughes lap race and it was a long day out came in sixth, Joe Forte came in sev-there on the course. When the first enth and Tom Martin was eighth but lap concluded it was Corey Torres his very long last lap ran him out of in the lead, Glenn Dickton came time and he was a dnf. along a bit over a minute later, Bran- Sportsman Buggy had four laps don Hughes was in third place, Rusty to run, there were five entries but Ruby was fourth and Tom Martin only two of them would see the end was fifth. Chris De Sousa Dias was of the race. Greg Anderson was in sixth across the line, Rick Poole was the lead at the end of the first lap, running seventh, eighth place went Jeff Shiroky was a few minutes be-to Brian Church, Joe Forte was hind in second place, Sheldon Paul ninth and Paige Reeves was 10th. was third and Courtney Collins was Lap 2 ended and we had a new fourth. Byron Derrwaldt was out for his first race in Billy Shapley's June 2005 car, got blinded in the dust, hit a good sized hole and really did a num-ber on the car. 'nuf said. At the end of the second lap it was Jeff Shiroky in the lead, Sheldon Paul was in the second spot and that's all there was folks! Courtney·Collins and Greg Ander-son were struck by gremlins and failed to finish the lap. The last two of the· four required laps saw no change in position, Jeff Shiroky had his pit guys behind the wheel for t-hese laps and they won the class with ease, Sheldon Paul fin-ished way behind but he did take home the silver medal. Unlimited Sportsman Buggy had four required laps for a finish and of the six starters, four of them saw the checkered flag. When they came around at the end of Lap 1 it was Jason Gubler with about a five minute lead over Jim Malinowski, Rob McBeath was in third, Tom Hood was running fourth, Robert Gross was fifth and Jerry Stewart was sixth. Jason Gubler still led the class at the end of the second lap, Rob McBeath had moved into second place, Tom Hood was up a spot into third, Jim Malinowski was fourth and Jerry Stewart was fifth. Robert Gross didn't complete his second lap. The third lap ended, Jeremy Gubler was in for Jason and they were still in the lead, Rob McBeath was still running second, Tom Hood was holding on in third place, Jerry Stewart was fourth and Jim Malinowski was still in fifth place. Not many changes on the fourth and final lap, Jeremy Gubler came in for the win, Rob McBeath was second across the line, Tom Hood came in for third place and Jerry Stewart was fourth. Unfortunately, Jim Malinowski failed to complete his final lap. Last, but not least, the 5-1600 class, there were 10 of them entered and only half of them would take the checkered flag. The first of their five required laps came to an end and it was Gerardo lribe in the lead, Billy Worthing was in second, Rick Gutierrez was a minute later in third, Mike Blanks was another second later in fourth and Gary Messer was Dusty Times

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Seventh place in the Class 1600 contest went to Lanier Knecht, seen Joe Forte was well off the winning pace in Class 9 but he hung in and A long third lap didn't help Reuben Wilson, he kept racing and was the here at speed in his great looking car. took the checkered flag for a seventh place finish. eighth finisher in Class 1600 at the flag. An extra half hour on his fifth lap didn't make Eddie Aguiar too happy, he finished in ninth place in Class 1600. Bob Dziurawiec had a four and a half hour last lap and that ran him out of time for his six laps, he was a dnf. An almost three and a half hour sixth lap pushed Jason Semmons out of time and he too became an unwanted dnf. fifth. In sixth place it was Adam Fisher, Steven Alexander was run-ning seventh, Billy Gereghty held eighth spot, Art Savedra was ninth and Richard Dias failed to complete his first lap. Lap 2 ended and Gerardo lribe was still in the lead, Mike Blanks had moved up a few spots into second place, Billy Worthing dropped a spot into third place, Rick Gutierrez Gutierrez had moved into the sec-dropped a spot into fourth and ond spot, Billy Worthing was still in Steve Alexander moved into the fifth third place, Billy Gereghty moved position. Adam Fisher was still in into fourth position and Adam sixth place and Billy Gereghty was Fisher was up a spot into fifth place. seventh. Art Savedra and Garry Steve Alexander was in sixth place Messer failed to complete their sec-and Mike Blanks had disappeared ond lap. from the scoring chart. The third lap ended and still Lap 4 saw big changes as Gerardo Gerardo Iribe led the class, Rick lribe was seen no more. Rick Gutierrez now had the number one was the final finisher. Billy Worthing spot, Billy Worthing moved into sec-finished his laps but he was out of ond place, Adam Fisher moved up time, the same situation for Billy a few spots into third place, Steve Gereghty and Adam Fisher. Alexander was up to fourth and So it ended, a good race with per-Billy Gereghtywas now fifth. feet racing weather. All scurried When the checkers flew for the home to start preparations for the 5-1600's it was Rick Gutierrez talc-Dusty Times Snore Caliente race, ing a very nice win, Steve Alexander May 20-21. ~ was second to cross the line and he See ya all there! \'ffeJJfJJ l llf: I ri.ri H r l : I LIGHT SYSTEM by ~•lcsCllm. • [;{J]bullt rnwlred · l:n!)headache c11Jl1 (3 :(mount • Dusty Times ... Tig welded chromoly frame - For strength and durability • Individual Quick Adjusters - Lights are adjustable four ways Premium glass optics - Provide the best light dispertion possible Pre-mounted Generation 4 ballast - Smaller size, lower weight, more reliable, greater safety Rubber mounted - Vibration isolated lamps - Eliminate the tendency for the lamp to vibrate out of position • Light Weight -S_ingle weighs 4 lbs. 10. oz. - Bars are 2/3rds the wieght of competitors lights alone June 2005 Page 31

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CALIFORNIA RALLY SERIES Desert Storm Winner Takes All By Scott Bottomley Photos: Motorsport Memories Alan Musev and Piers O'Hanlon drove their Audi Quattro to 1st in Open, even though they collected many road penalty points. Winner takes all! Well most nearly all eight stages, taking six on the 12 mile Urban Warfare winners usually most do take it of the eight stages eventually sue- stage that a brake fitting backed all -but this weekend was an ex-cumbing to minor mechanical off causing the paid to lose brak-ception, a decisive victory, for the gremlins knocking him off the ing giving their Group N nemesis second place finisher which was podium top spot. For Doug and Ralph Kosmides and Jimmy the case at the second annual his co-driver, Alan Perry, fresh Brandt a very large advantage. Af-Desert Storm Rally weekend. Sure from their victory at Seed 9 in ter SS4 and heading into service Doug Chern is dominated winning March, it all began on SS3 while their lead was 1 m 45secs but with Brian Scott and David Hackett drove their Ford Focus to a 1st in Group 2, 1st in CRS Open 2WD, seen here at speed. Chernis' Subaru WRX mended the charge began on the four mile SS5 with him chipping away at the large lead. Taking off bits and pieces one stage at a time, it was SS7 the 12 mile Almost Home stage that Doug took the largest chuck of time • 22 seconds off -but he defeated his own purpose when he took a 40 second time penalty. With Ralph trying to keep it close on SS5 and 6, he found it hard to hang with Doug, who took the stage wins on the last four but afterwards gave Doug the first place trophy by conceding the win to him at the post rally celebration. In the Production class battle it was the same story as in Group N only this time it was Blake Yoon in his Acura Integra who swept six of the eight stages but had the mis-fortune of finishing 30 minutes be-hind the class winner Mike Taylor. Whatever delayed Blake and Sarkis Mazmanian on SS3 didn't keep them from winning the next five stages. With a solid lead early on Mike Taylor and co-driver Jeff Hendricks (former Prescott For-est Rally organizer) played it safe after service. They cruised to a 28 minute victory in Mike's Ford Ranger. Jonathan Schiller and G. Hamacher in Patrick Rodi's Mazda RX-7 posted quick times on SS 1 and 4 before succumbing to me-chanical problems dropping out on SS5. Don Shreyer and John Dillon were done after SSl when die rear axle forced the team to call it quits. Back in Production GT, Mike Moyer and Eric Olson were hav-ing a great time in Mike's Mitsubi-shi Eclipse that was built at home and done the old fashioned way, nice and slow. Teaming together for the first time Mike and Eric's adventure was near perfect. As a self described neo-newbie Mike First in Group N, 1'1 CRS Open 4WD went to Ralph Kosmides and Mike Moyer and Eric Olsen were 1•1 in Production GT, 1st in CRS GT First in Production and 1st in CRS Performance Stock was the duo of Jimmy Brandt, seen here in their Subaru lmpreza. in their great looking Mitsubishi Eclipse. Michael Taylor and Jeff Hendricks, seen here in their Ford Ranger. Page 32 June 200s Dusty Times 'I

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,. Roger Hull and Sean Gallagher drove their great looking Plymouth Doug Chernis and Alan Perry drove their Subaru WRX to Zid in Group Laser to the win in Group 5, they won all the stages. N, ;?'id in CRS Open 4wd, they were Zid overall as well. raced over two years ago and Schlingmann and Chip Doeden can possible give her in the family thinks he hasn't lost the touch. in their Suzuki Reno. Unfortu-prepared Toyota FX-16. Next to And it showed; they finished sec- nately, Kara Masano's debut turn retire after six stages was the team ond twice on Air Assault and at the wheel lasted four stages with of Andrew and R. Lockhart in Night Vision stages while running Linda beside her giving her all the their Honda CRX, their first in the top five on SS6. With new advice, a mother and co-driver place finish on Special Stage 4 Our condolences, the Mitsubishi Evo Ill of Ken Cassidy and Kay Burrows caught fire and was completely destroyed. suspension parts from Asia and some minor upgrades they feel they're ready for longer events. The only surviving members of CRS GT to run all the stages were Scott Clark and Marie Boyd, who gave it all finishing minutes behind in their Subaru Legacy. Three cars started POT but were quickly reduced by a third when Dan Brink and Vern Anderson (Eagle Talon) suffered suspension failure on SS 1 and dropped out. Group 5 competitor Roger Hull and long time co-driver Sean Gallagher took the class win in their Plymouth Laser RS beating a short list of entrants. Dropping out after three stages were Eric Schleicher and Jen Tully in their Dodge Omni followed by Scott H arvey and Bob Gough, Dodge Colt, who managed to take the stage win on SS4 beating Roger by two seconds before departing. In Open class Alan Musev took the decisive victory winning six of eight stages over second place fin-isher Travis and Gary Rea in their Mazda 323 GTX but before sweeping the last six stages Alan and navigator Piers O'Hanlon in their Audi Quattro found them-selves down 10 seconds after the four mile Abram's Revenge stage and then remaining tied after SS2 after the ensuing fire to Ken Cassidy and Karen Burrow's Evo shut down the stage. Alan's vic-tory on SS3 by 18 seconds gained him the lead starting the string of six straight sealing his win. Third went to Scott Clark and Marie Boyd who were mentioned earlier competing in CRS GT but ran in Open under Rally America rules. Sadly fourth went to Ken and Karen who suffered terribly when their car ignited incinerating it beyond recognition. The hat was passed I understand amongst the teams helping the couple to meet expenses getting the vehicle off the stage. With six contestants entered in the Group 2 category, making it the largest field in the rally, it was Brian Scott setting the early pace winning all four stages and lead-ing by over one minute over Marco Pasten and Jennifer Imai in their Toyota Corolla. Teaming up with Brian this weekend on his usual side of the car was David Hackett in Brian's Ford Focus SVT. At the halfway mark four teams remained in the running but only three would start the sec-ond half. Those suffering rally ending casualties were Pete Mor-ris and Casey Kobyluk in the driver's highly anticipated debut of his latest Toyota Corolla; Dean Dusty Times POMONAAVE. 91 LIST YOUR PHONE NUMBER, YEAR, MODEL AND ENGINE SIZE! Sales Information: Payment may be made by credit card, money order or cashier's check. Personal or business checks are not accepted. C.0.0. orders accepted with 50% pre-payment. $5 Handling charge on all orders. California residents include 7.75% sales tax. Customers responsible for all freight charges. 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<@Pl> OFF-HO.JD CODE Tersa BFG San Felipe20D By Byrle Moore & Victor Gasca Photos: Foto-Baja-Mex Lobsam Yee was unbeatable, he took the Class 1 win with B minutes to spare, seen here on his way to victory. Daniel Lopez beat out a bunch of competitors to take the Class ½-1600 win, he was fifth overall as well with his small engine. San Felipe is, as always, San even on writers. This writer has been ended up having to be pulled out Felipe. A course that is tough on going down the peninsula for the of the sand someplace during eight race cars, tough on drivers and pit past five years, which includes of those trips. And all I was trying and chase crews and sometimes about ni~ips, and the writer has to do was get to a shooting spot. First in Class 10 was Javier Robles, he was second overall as well, his car running flawlessly for the race. First in Class 12 was Gustavo Pinuelas, he was 2srt' overall in the race, seen here on his way to the checkered flag. ,..,..--=;;;;.=;::::;======.i====:a:.-----------~ Perry McNeil was flying, he not only took the Class 7 win, he was a remarkable third overall in the Pro ranks. You can imagine what its like for race cars and trucks and quads and motorcycles not only running against the elements but against the clock and each other. .. Another Great CODE race is under our belts. For all intents and purposes 119 cars and trucks and 53 bikes and quads headed south to challenge the Eastern Baja. When all was said and done and the dust had cleared, 107 of those starters had made it through one or two laps to finish. Bikes and quads and the Sports-man classes went around once and everyone else went twice. As is well known, San Felipe has something for everyone. Rocks and sand and washes and distance and pole lines r-------------------------------------------------------~ Performance Proven for Desert & Off-Road Use 150 Heavy Duty Sizes to Choose from Detail & Pressure Wash Tanks Marine Holding & Water Tanks Bulk Storage & Waste Tanks R.V. Ranks Quality Products & Friendly Service RONCO PLASTICS, INC. • 714-259-1385 • FAX 714-259-759 • 15022 Parkway Loop, Sutte B • Tustin, CA 92780 • CALL, WRITE or FAX us to Receive a Free Catalog I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I L-------------------------------------------------------~ Page 34 June 2005 Dusty Times

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Jorge Rivas and Ramiro Alvarez had a good race, they took the Josue and Manuel Delgado made it look easy, they took the Safari Josh Waddell and Jeff Bennett were second in the Class 1 battle, Class 18 win and they were fifth overall in Sportsman. Class win with an hour in hand, they were gt, overall in sportsman. they were fourth overall when the checkers flew. and oh well, you get the idea? Javier Robles, Jr. and Gary vision win in the two wheel class. Ricardo Casarez, with their time of Now we move on to the cars, Six a.m. and the first of the Gonzalez only made it to Check 2 Second place went to Lance Kane 3: 17:53, headed the Quad Sports- trucks and buggies. As stated, 119 bikes and quads hit the green and a but were awarded the bronze. with a time of 3: 11:44 and third man class. Second spot went to were set to hit the green but only little over two and a half hours later Francisco Javier Landeros with place went to Octavio Amador and Mario Juarez with his 3:24:46 and 67 crossed the checkered one or two Rodolfo lribe and Francisco Real, his time of 2:53:51, which also Fernando Beltran with their time third place went to the team of laps later. sharing the ride on their Sling brought him the Sportsman over-of 3: 15: 14. Daniel Diez and Luis Perez with Class 1 was first off the line in XR650, made their way not only all win, garnered the Sportsman Di-The team of Julio Banda and their time of 3:28:48. Continued on page 36 to first in class but to first overall, in the Pro Ranks. Their winning time was 2:39:07. In at 2:45:00 was the team of Francisco Septien and Jorge Hernandez and third place went to Julio Cesar Abril and Eber Mena Calderon with a time of 2:52:28. The competition, in this class, was hot and heavy over the race in question. The lead was ex-changed a couple of times, there were flat tires, and persons ran out of gas and stuff broke, but lribe and Real maintained for the win. In the Quad Pro ranks Nick Destoud and Felipe Velez took the class win and were also third over-all in the Pro bike/quad classes. Their time was 2:48:53. The silver went to Rene Montano and Raul Guardado with a time of 3: 10: 13. f1TRUF/t .. -......... .. . OIL-SYS fif/!j(I Dusty Times Ernesto Arambula took the Class 5-1600 win with ease, 20 minutes in hand a very First to the checkers in the Class 9 battle was Eliseo Garcia Castro, he led my nice 13'1' overall at the flag. _m_o_re_th_a_n_h_a_lf_a_n_h_o_ur_a_t_th_e_fin_i_sh_. ______________ _ June 2005 nil enjoy t annual ·. oad street fies · t Ruiz ave. un starts at 3pm Meet the drivers, trophy bucks, uggles, motorcycles and more ... Page 35

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The big winner in Class 8 was Juan Carlos Lopez, he had 19 minutes Jorge Vargas and Eric Muller finished in second place in Class ½-in hand at the end of the race, seen here at speed. 1600, they finished ninth overall in the Pro ranks. Second place in Class 7 went to Jesus Mendez and Genaro Zamudio, they finished 11u, th over all in their great looking truck. The big win in Class 7S went to Romulo and Agustin Fonseca, they were 34u, overall in their great looking truck. Jose Luis and Fernando Sanchez took the hotly contested Class 1400 win, they were first overall in Sportsman. • PORTABLE • POWERFUL • PRECISE 2" Capacity, 180" Bends Steel, 4130, Stainless, Aluminum Square, Round, Bar, Pipe Perfect for the: • Race Car Builder • Small Fabrication Shop • Home Shop Call for a FREE BROCHURE (541)382-1573' Page 36 Sporting a wild paint job, Miguel Mexia drove to a nice win in Class 11, he had more than 20 minutes in hand at the end. their two lap tussle. Shawn McCallum left at 9:03:00, Josh Waddell went out at 9:01:00, Lobsam Yee went at 9:01:30, and the team of Rob Kittleson and Tom Espy were green flagged out at 9:02:00. As Victor reported these were the top guns and Class 1 was the duel of the day. Yee and McCallum went at each other with slightly differently equipped Jimco chassis. Shawn's Chevy V-8 against Lobsam's four cylinder SCAT. McCallum's new Fortin Sequentual four speed versus Yee's traditional five speed Fortin gearbox. Josh Waddell's Chevy powered TRL Truggy and the Ford Pro Truck of Kittleson and Espy. McCallum led the first 7 5 miles and had a six minute lead over Yee at Checkpoint 2. Waddell was main-taining third even with hi-s rear sus-pension problems. The Pro truck of Kittleson was making its way through the rocks and sand and some suspension problems, and ... Anyway, McCallum ran into c.v. and boot problems at the start of the second lap and had to leave the First place in Class 15 went to Adolfo Aguilar, 1 (Jh overall in his really great looking vehicle, seen here at speed. race. Lobsam changed drivers with his brother Elizandro and went on to win with a 4:36:09, which was also quick enough to win the Pro Overall trophy. Josh Waddell main-tained his slower pace because of mechanical trouble and finished with a time of 5:07:34 for second and third place went to Kittleson and Espy with their time of 5:43:59. Class 10 had only two entries and Javier Robles drove his Jimco-VW to first place and second over-all. Robles reported no problems during his 4:44:55 run. Meanwhile Rich Sanchez's problems started on Friday with the alternator and moved into Saturday wherein prob-lems with the carburetor forced him out of the race very early on. Like Class 1, there was a whole bunch of head to head competition in Class Ocho. Lead changes, posi-tion changes, mechanical problems, fuel problems; tire and suspension problems; you have heard the story before; its all part of the racing scene. Beny Canela and Denis Milner were off the line at 9:04:30 followed 30 seconds later by Juan Carlos Lopez and Fernando de Los Cobos at 9:05:00 and the team of Josh Westwood and Chris Wilson were underway at 9:07:00. That would be two minutes and 30 sec-onds separating the eventual win-ners. Now comes all those variables, changes, problems, etc. At the checkered some four to eight hours later, there was a little more differ-ence in time separating the top three finishers. Lopez and Cobos were first across in their F-150, time 5:26: 18. Canela and Milner were just a little over 17 minutes back with their time of 5:45:01 and the distant third was Westwood and Wilson who crossed with an 8:42:48. The many lead changes during the race included radiators not functioning and the inability to find the right pits for refueling. The leader Lopez, crossed with a broken rear suspension and Canela and Milner decided to save the en-gine and just take the second place ·--------------------------------· REDL!NE PERfoRMANCE, !NC. LSI & N-STAR PRE-RUN OR RACE PACKAGES NORTHSTAR PACKAGES FROM $7500.00 COMPLETE 400HP LS1 PACKAGES FROM $13500.00 COMPLETE 485 HP WE OFFER COMPLETE DYNO SERVICES, ENGINE MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS AND AND UNMATCHED. REPRUTATION FOR CUSTORMER SATISFACTIONIII (714) 777-5758 PHONE (714) 777-5759 FAX 4531 EISENHOWER CIRCLE, ANAHEIM, CA 92807 I I I ·--------------------------------· June 2005 Dusty Times

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~-;------~·'· . . : : ' . .,-. . · . ~ . Arturo Cervantes and Justin Linder were second in the Class 5- Daniel Reyes and Julian Rivera had a great run.they finished second Enrique Loam and Alberto Iriarte ran well in Class 7S, they ended up in the second finishing spot, 36"' overall in Pro. 1600 race, they finished a great 15'1' overall when the checkers flew. in Class 9, 2!11' overall in the Pro ranks. points for the seasonal points race. Road, to lighten the new truck a had a flat tire just before Mile 5 of The current point leader, little, by getting rid of the hood, thefirstlapandsomeengineprob-Westwood, just hung in there for which had begun flapping in the lems further on, 'they managed to the points. Don't forget, there will wind; their adjusted time was finish their race for the first time in befourmoreCODEracesthisyear. 6 :27:09 and although Jose A. manyyears',saidVictorGasca. The husband and wife team of Gonzalez and Jonathan Quintero Class 5-1600 had some people get lost, some missed some visual winning time was 6:07:51. Arturo checks, some ran out of gas, but Cervantes and Justin Linder re-the team of Ernesto Arambula and ported no problems, "we just Marcos Munuzuri made itlook easy weren't fast enough to catch the having no problems on the way to leaders." Their time was 6:27:59. their second win of the season, their Continued on page 38 Michelle and Vic Bruckmann headed the C lass 5 Open field. Michelle was in the pilot seat on the green and put the team into a pretty nice lead. After the Driver exchange Vic was also doing great until they broke a c.v. joint about five miles from the finish line. They managed to limo in with a time of 7:07:55, which was good enough for the gold. Neither of the teams of Hec-tor Valenzuela and Jose Lopez nor that of Conrad Diaz and Jose Gallo was able to fi nish. Lopez and GRAND RE-OPENING - Valenzuela were trying out a water-cooled VW engine, which had some problems, and Diaz and Gallo sim-ply ran out of time. They were awarded second and third consecu-tively for their attempts. There were a total of 25 entries in C lass 1600. That added money helps out doesn't it? Anyway, on with the story. The class winner and the fifth overall Pro finisher was the team of Daniel Lopez and Misael Arambula ran clean and hard all day just trying to make up starting time differences. When the dust had cleared they had made up the nine minute and 30 second difference and took the 1600 Gold with their time of 5: 18:35; the silver went to Jorge Vargas and Eric Miller who, even with some fuel problems, saw their best finish of the year. Their time was 5:54:50. The bronze went to Cesar and Roberto Cons who reported a few minor bugs in their new car but all in all had a good day with a time of 6:01 :48. The rest of the 1600 field reported every-thing from damaged trannies to fuel shortages. Doesn't pay to borrow gas does it Fernando and Lugo? Es-pecially if it's Pemex Magna. Bro-ken spring plates and bad rear sus-pensions, flat tires and broken tor-sion bars. "These are the things that try men's souls", but make fora typi-cal day at the races. Sometimes it hurts to smile. Perry McNeil was smiling; mainly because the team encountered no problems, on its way to its second win in a row. 'Clean Mean Yellow Machine' with a very quick time of 4:47:04. Perry's co-driver was Vicente Dominguez and. they man-aged not only the class win but also the third place overall in the Pro Ranks. Not bad for a Seven Truck. Of course it has been heard that Mr. McNeil was practicing earlier in the month just out of Vera Cruz. Is there any truth to this rumor Perry? Second in class went to Jesus Mendez and Genaro Zamudio with a 6:06: 12. Welcome back guys. The third place bronze went to Rafael Reyes and Rafael Reyes, Jr., these guys made one short stop at Zoo Dusty Times Sat. MAY 21 ST at Kar,Tek Off Road ,...,,. ..... s ~ ~ ~ ~~~-, ,,.._,.." ,,... ...,.: , ... June 2005 Page 37

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Finishing in a great second place, Jose Felix Garcia and Daniel Rodrigo Obeso and Gregorio Casillas were a very close second Arnulfo Pena and Juan Avila were a mere 15 minutes out of the Class Salaz drove their Bug to a fine finish. place in Class 14, only two and a half minutes out of the win. 15 win, seen here in their great looking bug. Oscar Venagas and Hector Jimenez they did manage to finish. Eduardo teresting battle with Daniel Reyes Loam managed to finish the two Lagarde about half way through had a mostly uneventful race and Pena debuted new Lalo Mayoral who went 7:34:20 for second. Hee- laps. Loam lost his battery mount and then went on to the win with a went third with a time of 6:53:23. but was slowed by some new car tor Perez, who placed third, had and then his battery and Fonseca time of 4:03:40. Jose Pelix Garcia The Patrons, Julian Senior and glitches and some minor suspension nothing special to report. Ramon bested him by about 40 minutes. and Daniel Salaz teamed for a Julian Junior, broke a steering wheel problems. Guerrero, Ricardo Fierro, Juan Romulo went 8:08:38 for the win. 4:26:47 and second place while Jose and had a few flat tires but man-Eliseo Garcia Castro drove his Mayoral, Ramon Nunez and Hee- Miguel Mexia and Luis Lagarde R. and Luis Rodriguez took the aged to finish. Oscar Galindo and #945 Class 9 solo all day and went tor Perez were all non-finishers for shared the driving and won Class third spot with their time of Martin Garibay reported running almost seven hours flat. Even one reason or another. 11 easily. Mexia reported passing 4:38:47. out of gas and were further slowed though he had one flat and had to Class 7S had three starters but several other competitors before The Class 14 guys had some in-by a roll-over on Pole Line Road, stop for repairs, he fought an in- only Romulo Fonseca and Enrique Race Mile 30. He traded places with Continued on page 59 ~-===,,..,,..,..,,,..,,,,,,,.,.,,,,.,......,,,,,,,,,,,...,=,,,..,,_..,,=,,._.,,,..,,.,,,.,,,,,,._,,,,.,.,,.,.,..._,,== Miguel and Mauricio Jimenez had a pretty good race, they finished Arturo Rosette and Lorenzo Dojaquez were the second finishers in Second in the Class 8 battle were Beny Canela and Dennis Milner, Page 38 the Safari Class, seen here in their busy, good looking car. seen here driving to a nice eighth overall in Pro. wh tlflad a tested .. •¢ 0%DStrar,,gsr ________ Lighter tl'1ltn other cast wheels an the market •Counter Pressure • Casted Aluminum • Satin Smooth Machine Finish ble In 4. 15x eadloc · Bem:llock Lug Patt n if!D5mm June 2005 cbtue □black □red . cpallshed • Dusty Times

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IJIR6A King Of The Desert25D By ]. Preston Bradshaw Photos: Trackside Photo Scott Beale came up from fifth place, took the lead on lap 6 and took the Class 1 win as well as the overall. ltwas a beautiful day for a race and the attendees in the low desert had themselves quite a day. There was a 55% finishing rate, not great but it's always nice when more than half of the racers actually get to finish the race. Most of the classes had to run seven laps for a finish, Class 9 only had to run six laps and Class 14 50 had to run five laps for a finish. There were eight entered in the Class 1 contest and they really had a race! When the dust had cleared at the end of the first lap it was Nathan Melton in the lead, he had just set fast lap for the class and that would hold for the du-ration. Jeff Siefert was second, he was almost five minutes behind the leader, Jason Jernigan came along in third place, more than a minute behind sec-~ Baja 1000 Winners! Martin Christenson Billy Gasper Thanks For Choosing Us! 'lht:tl Power baucric8 arc hand made m rigorous milir.ary smn,fard$. Providing superior vibration and shock resistance, non-spillablc design, and deliver up to 15(){) Cranking Amps in a lightweight banc1y you count on. Call us now for more inform:1tion. I v,SA l Phone: 160.134.1618-Fax: 168.134.1323 Page 40 ond place, Brent Miller was fourth, 20 seconds off the podium and Scott Beale was fifth, Scott was seven minutes and change behind the leader. Three of the entrants didn't start, Wallace, McCallum and Zeller never took the green flag. The second lap ended and Nathan Melton was really flying, he was nine minutes in front of second place and that was Jason Jernigan, in third place it was Brent Miller, Jeff Siefert had dropped to fourth place and Scott Beale was still running in the fifth spot. Nathan Melton still held the lead at the completion of the third lap, Jason Jernigan was still running second, still nine minutes in arrears, Scott Beale had moved up two spots and was now run-ning third, Brent Miller had dropped a spot into fourth place and Jeff Siefert had big problems and was off the scor• ingchart. The fourth lap ended and still Nathan Melton was showing everyone the way to do it, his lead over the sec-ond place car, Jason Jernigan was 12 minutes and he was looking strong. Scott Beale was still holding down the third spot and Brent Miller was in fourth place. At the end of the fifth lap there were no changes in position but Nathan Melton had opened his lead on second place to 17 minutes and he was really going strong! June 2005 Chris Andrus set fast lap in 5-1600 and took the class win with ease, seen here heading for the checkered flag. Julie Kem took the Class 9 lead on the second lap, set fast lap for the class on lap 2 and took a nice Class 9 win. Lap 6 ended and Nathan Melton failed to appear, suffering from some fatal problem, he was through for the day. Scott Beale was now the leader, he had two minutes on second place, Brent Miller and Jason Jernigan had dropped to third place due to a much longer than usual lap. After almost four hours of racing the checkers flew on the Class 1 guys, Scott Beale took the hard fought win, Brent Miller was second, he was less than two minutes out of the gold medal and Jason Jernigan had to settle for the last spot on the podium, more than 10 minutes out of second place. Class 3 had only one entrant, Bob Buchanan and although he started his race with great zeal he suffered some big problems and never completed his first lap. Class 5-1600 had a pretty good race going for the first two of their seven required laps, Chris Andrus led the first lap and Jim McGinley came along in second place, some three and a half minutes later. On ·Lap 2 Andrus set fast lap for the class and McGinley remained in second, now more than six minutes . Dusty Times I •

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Brent Miller was fast in his low slung racer. not fast enough, he finished Dustin Crawford flies toward the finish, he was second in the Class Darryl Varnado gave it his all in Class 10, to no avail, he came info, the silver medal win, half an hour in arrears. second in Class 1, a mere minute and three quarters in arrears. 9 conflict, a long second lap slowed him quite a bit. was Julie Kem now in tl1e lead, setting fast lap for the class on tl1e way, Rudy Ludeke was second, he was a minute in arrears and Dustin Crawford was a long third place, having troubles along tl1e way. As the third lap ended the see-saw battle had begun, Rudy Ludeke was back in the lead, Julie Kern had dropped to second, seven minutes be-hind me leader, and Dustin Crawford was running at a good speed on mis lap in third place. Positions remained unchanged on the fourm lap but Kern dropped a lot of time due to problems on the lap. Rod Smith took the Class 10 lead from the start, set fast lap and led all the way for James Ederer was the Class 1450 winner. he led from the start, finished his The fifth lap was completed and still Ludeke continued to open up his lead, he was now over 40 minutes in front of second place. a decisive Class win. required 5 laps with almost half an hour in hand. Continued on page 10 behind. On the third lap Andrus still led but McGinley shaved a little off the lead. On the fourth lap Andrus contin-ued to lead and McGinley had big prob-lems and recorded a lap just short of two hours and that put him waaaay behind. On the fifth lap both drivers ran abour the same lap time, on Lap 6 Andrus continued to lead although McGinley cut a small bit from his lead and, when they came in for the ched::-ered flag it was Chris Andrus with a huge margin in time over Jim McGinley although this was Jim's fastest lap. Congrats to the both of them. Class 7 only had one entrant, Dave Ahles, and he was ripping around in good speed but evidently got off tl1e beaten path into BLM land and that calls for a disqualification. Evidently, Dave wasn't too happy but rules is rules, end of story. Class 9 had a good race, with lead changes almost every lap and it was nice and close at the end. TI1e first lap ended and it was Rudy Ludeke in the lead, Dustin Crawford was second, 4 2 seconds in arrears, Julie Kern came along in third place, two and a half minutes out of second place and Mark Green had some problem and was run-ning in tl1e fourth spot. When the second lap concluded it . . 2865 Gundry Ave. ~ nal HIii, CA 90 PFans Im Oil Coolers, ,riving Suits 'Od End Boots eo Synthetic Oil enormance Plumbing ~ ~. • Fil~--~•. . . ~ ' .... .. ~·---~ e ■-~~I•fi.!!•J ....... Dusty Times 562-427-23 TIie Dlfferencel Dual Cylinder Brake Pedal Assembly Short or Tall Master Cylinders Features steel pedal with large foot pad, non-skid foot surface and total seal rubber boots. Adjustable balance bar for precise fronUrear pressure ratios.Standard pedal length is 10.25". (5.2 to 1 ratio) CNC-2045D Steel Pedal, Short or Tall M/C Floor Mount. Fluidyne Heat exchangers & Transmission Coolers DUN-D830500 Heat Exchanger DUN-D830503 Heat Exchanger DUN-0B30504 Heat Exchanger DUN-D830612 Trans Cooler w/Fan 2-pc Aluminum Drums • . HRD-311-501-61 SE .. Driving Suits Standard Fire Retardant Cotton Proban Driving Suits. Race Prep'ed CV 's MCK-0250-1 CV Jt. w/Cage-930 MCK-0251-1 CV Jt. w/Cage-934 IRS Axles from Sway-A-Way™ 300m 930 Race Axles 300m 934 Race Axles Full line of Sway-A-Way Suspension Products Available. For more information give us a call or visit us online @ June 2005 Page 41

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---f• ,. Second place honors in Class 1450 went to David Santa Cruz, seen Arturo Gutierrez chased the leader all day long in Class 1600, he Jason Jernigan never had the lead in the Class 1 contest but he here heading for the checkers at the King Of The Desert contest. ended up in the second spot, not too bad and a silver medal as well. pushed hard all race long and ended up a close third in class. The sixth and final lap ended isher, some 25 minutes behind the James Ederer in the lead, SteveArtim back after a horrendously long lap. fourth, fifth and sixth place, respec-and, you guessed it, Rudy Ludeke leader. came along less than two minutes later Lap 2 ended and Edererwas still in tively. was nowhere to be seen, he was swal-The Class 1450 boys were next and in second place, Richard Reeves was the lead, Steve Artim was still in the When Lap 3 ended there were a lowed up by the desert. Julie Kern they had a really good race too. Six of third, 15 seconds out of second, David second spot, but he was now almost few changes, Steve Artim had taken the came in for the checkered flag, a nice them started, four finished and they Santa Cruz was running in fourth five minutes behind the leader, Reeves lead this lap,Jim Edererwas now in the win for the Kern clan, Dustin mostly had a good time. As they came place, Roy Garcia was in fifth place was still in the third place and Santa second spot, three minutes in arrears, Crawford was the second place fin- around at the end of the first lap it was and Pat Sutalo was in sixth place, way Cruz, Garcia and Sutalo were still in David Santa Cruz moved up a place into third, Roy Garcia also moved up Caleb Gaddis shows his winning form, he ran trouble free for seven laps and took the Class 1600 win with ease. Page 42 Second place in Class 5-1600 went to Jim McGinley, seen here heading towards the checkers in his good looking car. June 200s a spot into fourth place and Patrick Sutalo was in fifth place. Richard Reeves was nowhere to be seen. When the fourtl1 lap ended it was still Artim in the lead, Ederer was in second, he was now two minutes be-hind, Santa Cruz was still running third, Sutalo and Garcia were still run-ning in fourth and fifth. When they started to finish their fifth and final lap it was James Ederer taking a nice win, David Santa Cruz was second, Patrick Sutalo came in for a decent third place and Roy Garcia was the fourth and final finisher. Steve Artim had pulled a disappearing act and failed to complete his last lap. The 1600 guys also had a good race, lots of position changes and some dose racing to keep everyone on their toes. Dusty Times ·

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A tenibly long first lap relegated Pat Sutalo, Jr. to a third place finish Nick Tiedemann set fast lap for Class 1600 but a very long sixth lap Nathan Melton set fast lap for Class 1 on the first lap, major problems in the Class 1450 contest in the lower desert. took him ou1 of contention for the win, he was third at the end. on the sixth lap put him on the trailer. At. the conclusion of the first lap it was race but did not complete his first lap. The third lap ended and Nick minutes out of the lead and Arturo and Nick Tiedemann was the third and Caleb Gaddis with the lead, Nick NickTiedemanntookthecl:wlead Tiedemann still led the class, Caleb Gutierrezwasstillrunningthird,about finalfinisher,lessthansixminutesout Tiedemann was in second place, he was on the second lap, Caleb Gaddis Gaddis was still running second, five 30 minutes away from the leader. of the second spot. 21 secondsoutoffirst,Joe Laffwas in droppedintosecondplace,ju.stseconds minutes in arrears, Arturo Gutierrez On Laps 5 and 6 the running or-And, that's how it all_ended, the third place, less than two minutes be-behind,Joe Laffwas three minutes back was now up in third place, Eric Chase der remained the same, Gaddis, next Mojave Racing Productions race hind second place and Jeff Calhoun in third place, Eric Chase came along was into fourth place and Joe Laff was Tiedemann and Gutierrez. takes place on June 11th; the Coyote was less than three minutes later in next, fourth place and 10 minutes out out of the race. When the checkers flew it was Caleb Wash 200, it's a night race, should be fourth place. Eric Chase was running of third and Arturo Gutierrez was in Caleb Gaddis was first in cl:w when Gaddis taking the 1600 win, Arturo terrific, so get your lights on the car, in fifth place and Arturo Gutierrez was fifth place.Jeff Calhoun was nowhere Lap 4 ended, Nick Tiedemann had Gutierrez came in for a nice second, he blow off the dust and get out there in sixth place. Shad Kirvin started the to be seen. dropped to second place, he was two was fully an hour and a half in arrears and race! M.QfU Dave Ahles drove his great looking truck to the Class 700 win, but an Rudy Ludeke had a nice run going in Class 9 but he had troubles on Roy Garcia was well off the winning pace in Class 1450, he ended up off course excursion had him dq'd at race end. the last required lap and ended up as a dnf. a long fourth in class at the end of the race. • GENERATORS • OUTBOARD ENGINES • GENERAL PURPOSE ENGINES • WELDERS • WATERPUMPS • LAWN MOWERS • LAWN TRACTORS • RIDING MOWERS • TILLERS Calilornia's Largest Source lor Honda Power Equipment Parts 8 Inventory IF WE DON T NAVE IT: NO ONE DOE$/ Check Our Website: · Kawaguchi Honda Corp. :El:OND.A 3532 East 3rd St..• Los Angeles, CA 90063 . , . a~NERAToRa c PUMPa (323) 264-3936, 264-5858 • FAX (323) 264-2136 Nothings easier. For optimum performance and safety, we recommend you read the owner's manual before operating your Honda Power Equipment. Connection of a generator to house power requires a transfer device to avoid possible injury to power company personnel. Consult a qualified electrician. ©2005 American Honda Motor Co., Inc. Dusty Times June 200s Page 43

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.,.., BFGaadricli Reeort BFGoodrich Tires Takes Top Spots At First Eastern Extreme Rock Crawling Event Teams Claim Second Major Win of 2005 Season Greenville, S.C. -April 25, 2005 -Teams riding on BFGoodrich Krawler T/AKX tires took the top spots at the first UROC Eastern Extreme rock crawling event held this past week-end in Jellico, Tenn. With the victory, BFGoodrich Tires is per-fect on the season having won the first UROC Pro National event in Utah earlier this month. With more than 51 entries competing during a very cold and rainy weekend, Les Allen fin-ished first in the Modified class while Marty Hart took home top honors in the Super Modified class. Bf Goodrich tires took six out of the top 10 spots in the Modified class and nine out of the top 10 and 18 out of the top 20 in the Super Modified class. "Congratulations to all of our teams on their outstanding per-formance," said Todd Steen, motorsports marketing manager for BFGoodrich Tires. "The Krawler T / A KX tire proved that it was once again up to any chal-lenge thrown its way from weather to new competition. The tire just continues to perform and its consistency has made it the tire of choice for today's top Tires rock crawlers." The sport of rock crawling continues to grow in popularity drawing more and more com-petitors each event. In addition to the growing number of new teams entering the sport, rock crawling continues to grow in popularity with off-road enthu-siasts. Today, the sport is nation-ally televised on ESPN and is widely followed by off-roaders around the world. The next rock crawling event is the UROC Pro National series event being held from May 12-14 at Firebird Raceway in Phoenix, Ariz. Contact: Christian Flathman 864-458-5115 BFGoodrich Tires Off-Road Racing Set To Hit Theatres In Dust To Glory Movie; New Movie Documents Legendary Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 Desert Race B1 Christian Flathman GREENVILLE, S.C. March 29, 2005 "BFGoodrich tires, the World's Toughest Off-Road Tires, are set to hit the big screen once again when the new off-road racing documentary, Dust To Glory, premiers tomorrow in Los Angeles, Calif. BFGoodrich Tires personnel, teams and tires played a key role in the production of the new movie and the film will showcase the brand['s significant involvement in the legendary Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 off-road race. "People say that the Baja 1000 is the best race no one has ever seen," said Thom Peebles, BFGoodrich Tires brand direc-tor. "This movie will change that perception and we believe will re-ally boost interest in off-road rac-ing throughout the United States. We are extremely proud of our off-road racing heritage and we're looking forward to seeing people's reaction to the new film. There is nothing like Baja and there is certainly noth-ing like the Baja 1000." BFGoodrich Tires' off-road racing legacy stretches back 30 years when the brand first par-ticipated in the Baja 1000. The goal was to test the durability and design of a new offroad tire, the BFGoodrich AllTerrain T/ A, To-day, that tire is one of the most successful light-truck tires in the marketplace and BFGoodrich is celebrating 30 years of racing in Baja and 19 consecutive wins in the Tecate SCORE Baja 1000. "Racing Baja means so many different things to so many dif-ferent people," said Todd Steen, motorsports marketing manager for BFGoodrich Tires. "Until now, the only way you could ex-perience the race and learn about its heritage was to actually at-tend, read about it a magazine or watch a summary on TV. This movie tells the whole story. It talks about the race, the chal-lenges and most importantly the people and teams that make this race and sport what it is today." 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We hereb, request an,one under the age of 18 to stop reading this immediatelJ and get some adult superoision befare continueing. ed The Straight Poop from the BIGWAHZOO TERRIBLE'S TOWN -The Checkers sent eight entries to this BITD Pahrump race and came away with four wins, two Nevada guys and two Californians. Obvi-ously our new out-of-state mem-bership program is working. Josh --------------------------------------------The Suspension Company . Page 44 June 200s Dusty Time~

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Hall (prospective) won his class by a large margin in the big H2 Hum-mer. Ken Tapert also picked up an impressive win in his 1/2-1600 buggy. Todd Starks and Mike Childress (bike Checker) also won their respective bike classes, with Mikey grabbing a big third over-all on his Honda. Chad Hall (pro-spective) had turbo problems with his Hummer H 1, but still managed a third place in his class. Our DNFs consisted of the Sunderland/Crowley SUV which tore off one front corner of the suspension for the second race in a row. Sam Edgar (prospective) rolled his 1/2-1600 car then lost the motor later in the race. Tom Koch started losing gears in his open buggy at about the halfway point; finally losing them all about the 200 mile mark. Our Checker Pit Captains consisted of Mark Nacke at #l and #8, Ed Jahn, Andrew Neal (prospective) and Brian Pots (prospective). Good show, guys! CODE RACE -With our Checker tentacles now solidly spreading down into the San Di-ego area, we had two race vehicles entered in this San Felipe race. Chris Wilson and Vic Bruckmann, both new 'prospec-tive members', ran a Class 8 truck and Class 5 bµggy respectively. With Greg Krasnow, a full Checker member keeping an eye on these two new guys and shar-. ing the driving with Wilson, the Club came away with excellent results. 'Quick Vic' shared the driving with his wife (in her car) dusting the rest of the five cars for an impressive first place fin-RESIB!CTID . FOR fl.ACE FA.~S ONLY Dusty Time_s ish. Wilson and 'Kras' took on seven other Class S's and came away with a third, maintaining the team's big class points lead in that series. Tony Tellier and Bob Ham (a long time friend of the Check-ers), who both live down in San Felipe, mustered up a bunch of local neighbors to help with pit-ting our two Checker entries at this race. Congrats to our racers and thanks to all those who pitched in to give them a hand. JIM TABER died last month at the age of 60. Jim was one of the true characters of our Club over the years and helped contrib-ute to our unique Checker repu-tation. I could eulogize him in the normal manner, but I think a couple of short stories would be more to his liking. He was one of the fastest guys I ever saw in an off road race car. He first burst onto the scene down at old Ascot Park driving a buggy sponsored by San Fernando Buggy Center. Literally thousa~ds of fans would fill up the grandstands on a week night to watch the off road bug-gies race. On a track made up out of parts of the.oval track, sections of the infield TT motorcycle track, buried phone poles, and other man made hazards, Jim would re-peatedly 'elbow' his way up through the field to victory after victory. His repeated wins and rough style of driving soon pissed lots of the fans off. And, when he would be ushered up onto the main straightaway in front of the crowd to receive his trophy and winner's check they started to boo him. Well, Taber was not a guy to take that kinda crap, so he started blatantly giving 'the finger' to the 1000s of folks in the stands ... and then they'd really go nuts. After a while the Mears Gang started showing up to race and Rick & Roger started cutting into his regu-lar string of victories. But the pro-moter, knowing a good thing when he saw one, started quietly giving Taber show up money on the side to make sure he'd be there every week to stir up the crowd. Which he did, and still gave the booing fans the finger every time he went up onto the victory stand. Definitely a big crowd pleaser, which the fans loved to hate. Later he took to co-driving Gary Leupold's Class 5 car. Tow-ing home from a race one time, he and Gary got into a big enough argument that Gary pulled over onto the shoulder of the highway. The angry words quickly turned into blows, with Gary knocking him out through the screen door of the motorhome. Gary followed him right on out and they fin-ished up the fight on the side of the road. But that didn't affect their friendship, as Jim continued to drive for Leupold for quite a few more years. During that pe-riod I was co-driving for a num-ber of fellow Checkers who also had Class 5 cars. I once got into it with him at a local steak house bar, after a Checker meeting, over $200. Jim and I used to make side bets on who would finish better at various races, and there was one time when there was a question on whether or not a bet had actu-ally been made at a race I'd won. That night he got tired of me raggin' on him about it and in-vited me outside. After the fight was over we went back inside. And, although he was bleeding a little worse than I was, I guess he won because I never got my 200 bucks. After we got cleaned up a little we both went back into the bar and ordered another round of drinks like nothing had hap-pened. Another racing look into Jim's strange nature was just prior to the start of a Baja 1000 race out of Mexicali. Twenty-some Baja Bugs were all lined up ready to move up to start. A hot shot driver, who was SCORE's overall points winner the previous year was in his bug just in front of me, with Taber's ride just behind me. Most of us were still out of our cars returning from taking a last minute piss in a nearby vacant building. Well, while I was up chat-ting with this championship driver, Taber walks up and joins us. But not for any friendly chat. Seems Jim and the other guy had a 'short coursing' disagreement going on from a previous race that year and Taber started giving him a piece of his mind. As things started to get ugly, and the cars in front of us started to move for-ward, I left to go back and get into my car kinda feeling that the lack of an audience might defuse the situation ... NOT! As I was in my car buckling up, I could see and clearly hear the argument go from angry words to loud yelling. Fi-nally it was: "All right, I've had it! Get the f**k outta that car 'cause I'm gonna kick your f**kin' ass right here!!!" At that point the guy ' . L!} · . . . June 2005 fired up his car and pulled away. As Jim was walking back to his Baja Bug, he stopped by my driver's door and looked in at me through the window net. With a big mischievous grin on his face, he calmly said, "I think I really rattled HIS ass" , then wandered on back and got into his car. The previous are only a few racing re-lated stories about Jim, but he lived his whole life like that. Any-one who knew Jim well could go on all night re-telling 'Taber Stores'. Jim Taber was ... well, just 'Taber'. Always super fast, feisty, full of fun, and never afraid to get in there and get his hands dirty or maybe his lip busted. Truly a classic Checker character if there ever was one, and a friend I'll miss. Club Radio Relay -The Check-ers now have our own legitimate Club radio relay. It is function-ing well and in operation at al-most all the races we run, thanks to our own radio guru Jim Gre-gory. Currently we now have four Checker members who are checked out on the equipment and know how to use it well. For Pit Captain points (and a few bucks) they take turns staying up on some lonely mountaintop most of the race until all our Checker race vehicles are ac-counted for. Thanks guys! NEW SECRETARY -Due to a change in jobs, which made it impossible to properly carry out his duties, Art Velasco, Jr. re-signed for the good of the Club. An election for a new Secretary recently took place, with three contenders vying for the position. Continued on page 46 Page 45 ..

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The result was Scott Annand was elected and is now officially and ably that position. SUMMER PARTY -If you haven't paid for our June 18th Summer Party tickets by the time you get this month's Dusty Times ... you're pushin' it! The prices are $5 for anyone who is, or has been, a Checker and all prospectives. Tickets for all Checker guests (in-cluding family members) are $10. Small half-pint kids will probably get by for the $5 price depending on how much they look like they'll eat ... BUT, don't plan on just showing up at the party and ex-pect to pay these prices. As prices will go up to $10 and $15 about three 6r four days before the party. This will be strictly enforced in an effort_ to get a good count on how many people will be there so the Club knows how much of ev-erything it has to buy for all the folks it will have to feed. A ticket (wristband) will get you an al_l-you-· can-e;i.t BBQ dinner. All you can drink draft beer and soda, a good rock band, and the Checker games. Plus access to a Saturday after-noon poker run-what-ya-got event, a big prizes raffle, a $1-a-drink cocktail bar opening at dusk, and many other fun things. So ... to pick up wristbands for you and your guests out at the party at the lower prices, get down to a meeting and pay, or mail your check to our Prez at: Jeff Hibbard, 11865 Steinhoff Road, Frazier Park, CA 93225. Maps and directions to the Cal City location will be sent out and made available, in plenty of time prior to this extravaganza. So be there, or be square, Dude! __ ·,.itw Page 46 By Cli11e Skilton A Jeep Owners Associatio_n for racing, rallying and adventure. JeepSpeed is pleased to an-nounce the Skyjacker sponsorship of our division at the Best In The Desert Nevada 1000 this July 6-9. The Skyjacker Open Challenge will be one four day race for ALL JEEP VEHICLES, including the current American Racing Wheels JeepSpeed Challenge classes. (Classes 1700 and 1750). In addi-tion to these two classes there will be a one time additional class, JeepSpeed Open (Class 1600). Prizes will be awarded to the win-ners of each class based on the four day overall race times. Skyjacker is · also sponsoring an overall winner's purse. This will be awarded to the overall winners of the Skyjacker Open Challenge. We plan to make this the biggest Jeep race ever. If you know of any owners of Jeep race vehicles who may be interested in participating, please have them contact us. We know of Comanches, Grand Chero-kees, V8 Scramblers and J lO's that would be great for this event. We have requests all the time to open the JeepSpeed Challenge to Grand Cherokees, Liberty's, Wranglers and other Jeep vehicles. Now is the time to show us if you are really interested. The success of this event will help determine if all or part of the class is brought back in 2006 as a new division of the JeepSpeed Challenge. Special thanks goes to Casey Folks from Best In The Desert for giving JeepSpeed a re-duced entry fee of $850. Contingency and Tech will be in Las Vegas on July 6. The race will be from Beatty to Tonopah plus three loops out and returning to Tonopah to make the 1000 mile race total, finishing July 10. Com-petitors will have only 1 hour per night to service their race vehicles before the penalty clock starts run-ning. A good JeepSpeed team with low maintenance should be able to do very well with this exciting for-mat. It will be possible to chase this race with just one su.pport truck, although two is preferable. Also, there will be numerous spectator areas for family and friends. If you ever dreamt of running in the Paris to Dakar Rally, this is as close as you can get in the United States. JeepSpeed Open Class (Class 1600) rules. TheJeepSpeed Open Class will be for any vehicle with a Jeep body and chassis. Front wheel travel must be limited to 13 inches and the vehicle must run BFGoodrich tires. Vehicle must also conform to all BITD safety rules. Please see for a com-plete list of the safety rules. 2005 JeepSpeed Pro and Stock Class (Class 1700 & Class 1750) rules. The current 2005 JeepSpeed Pro and Stock class rules apply to vehicles running in these classes. If you have one of these vehicles, there is no need to change your vehicle. However, if you do change the ve-hicle and are out of compliance with the current 2005 rules, you will be required to compete in Class 1600, JeepSpeed Open. If you have any questions about the current rules, please see and click on the rules page for a complete rule book. ..-,.itw Orba Initiates Superstar Promotion Program Off-road Racing Superstars Support The Off-road Busi-ness Association With Promotional Ads SANTEE, CALIFORNIA (May 2, 2005) - Playing on th~ World War II ad theme of "Uncle Sam Wants You" that showed a conceptual red-white-and-blue top-hated character pointing at the viewer, the Off-Road Business As-sociation (ORBA) has initiated a series of ads that will be run in off-road journals and magazines across the country. The ads will show off-road celebrities pointing at the viewer with a quote stating that "(ce-lebrity) wants YOUR company to Apply The Legendary Skyjackefi Durability To Your Ford F-150. cal order, the following off-road champions have all agreed to sup-port this program at this time: *Dick Burlson - *Evan Evans-*Casey Folks -*Rod Hall -*Scott Harden - * Curt LeDuc -*Larry Roeseler - *Malcolm Smith - *Ivan Stewart Ads portraying Ivan Stewart, Malcolm Smith, and Dick Burleson have already been run in several trade journals according to Roy Denner, President & CEO of ORBA. Denner says that "ORBA's trial ads have gotten so much at-tention for ORBA from off-road oriented businesses that we decided to ask for the support of other off-road celebrities that are aware of what ORBA is all about. All we've had to do is ask for their coopera-tion. We haven't been turned down yet." ORBA is the only national trade association for the motorized off-road recreation industry. Their member list reads like the who's who list of off-road businesses. The company expects this new ad cam-paign to convince many more busi-nesses across the U.S. to team up with ORBA. Information about the association can be found at Meg Grossglass Membership Representative & Media Relations ORBA Off-Road Business Associa-tion 11487 Woodside Ave.,Ste.110 Santee,CA 92071 619-449-0778 phone direct to Meg 951-926-1953 951-415-1869 cell When getting your truck muddy, dusty and dirty isn't all from work, but from some playtime too, one of these systems is the perfect set-up for you. These legends of Complete with Platinum Series Shocks, Softride® Coil Springs the open road can be enhanced to a new found glory with this fully '\. functional, bolt-in suspension lift \, from Skyjacker®. You can enjoy \\ the full spectrum of everything \ \ 1 this durable lift system has to \ 1 offer in route to your next triumph ... ; whether it's work or play. '04-'05 F-150 and Rear Add-A-Leafs. 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Denise McMahon is pleased to announce the Southwest Rally Cup 8 Series for Rally America regional competitors. This series will consist of the following events: Seed 9 (05), Desert Storm (05), Treeline (05), Reno (Fri-day/Saturday 05), Seed 9 (06), Desert Storm (06) and Treeline (06). Reno's two "05" dates will be counted as separate events. The prize fund for this series will be awarded at Treeline (06). This timeline gives those competitors getting a late start a chance to win some money. Denise, Danny Sullivan and their partners have been joined by George Pisek of Tato Motor Sports in creating a cash prize fund for the Southwest Rally Cup 8 competitors. Teams are automatically qualified by their entries in these Rally America Sanctioned Regional Events. Prizes will be awarded to driv-ers and co-drivers, first through third in each Rally America class. Overall driver and co-DBA: Discount Foreign We Have.. In Stock: Ultra Wheels 15 X 3.5 & 15 X 6.5 $135.00 $145.00 & up Centerline Wheels 15 X 3.5 & 15x6 $129.95 $135.95 15 X 10 $146.95 Call for Prices 3636 Meade Ave. Las Vegas, NV 89102 (702) 247-1266 · We Now Do. MAGNA FLUX PIKES service center Baker, California Celebra~ing 60 YEARS OF SERVICE TO OUR TRAVELING FRIENDS ... THANKS! Mobil0 SERVICE RESTAURANT Every Day Open 24 Hours Year Round THE BEST IN THE DESERT! Dusty Times driver will receive additional prize awards. At this time we have a cash fund of over $3800.00 The point's standings for drivers and co-drivers who have entered these events will be shown on Rally America and (CRS forum) websites. This is seen as a "win-win" situation for both organiz-ers and competitors that will benefit from this series. If you would like to join Denise and her partners to con-tribute to the prize fund, or have questions about the series and/or prize fund, please con-tact Denise McMahon at Denise at We look forward to seeing you at the Southwest Rally Cup 8 events. The Ra]Jy Am enca, Jhc. l:>aEe:3. .in M .inneapolis, MN , hoJds the and m rights to the Ra]Jy America Champ.ion-m:ip. . _.#J,. ,...,,• ENGJNE iONTROL • , DATA SYSTEMS POWERING THE OVERALL WINNERS OF THE BAJA 1000 TldE CHOICE 0/F CHAMPIONS ENGINE CONTROL Stand alone Engine Managementfor4-12 cyl engines Sequential lnjec1ion and Distributor-less ignition Internal Logging with closed-loop lambda mapping Custom harnesses made for your application Complete systems from $5000 DATA SYSTEMS Data Loggers with up to 128MB of memory Powerful software to collect and analyze data Steering wheel and dashboard displays Support available for SCORE and Bl1D Made in the USA. HEAi a IECI RESTRAINT SlSilEM • Slows forward motion in the event al a crash • Allows head movement • No cumbersome collar to wear • Quick, one-time adjustment • Does not hoolc into lap belt • Reduces neclc tension by 45-70% • Great for all types of motor racing, especially where driver changes are common TIP DRIVERS UTILIZING THE D-CEl George Seeley • Ed, Tim & Troy Herbst • Larry '1LR" Roeseler Mork Post • Nick Baldwin • Jerry Whelchel • Alan PFiueger Jason & Josh Baldwin • Rick, Randy & Ronny Wilson Mike Julson • Bob Lofton • Marie & Gary Weyhrich • Dave Ashley Dan Smith • Kyle Taylor • Gus Vildosola • Rob MocCachren NIIU l'llll'U/' _ . I ( ·:••-::-: '?i111F,rr 1.BIJ0.700 .. 2350• Fax 909.360.0436 3834 Wacker Drive • Mira Loma, CA 91752 June 2005 ER Technology Inc. 4025 Spencer St #1102 Torrance, CA 90503 Tel. (310) 793-2505 Fax (310) 793-2514 Page 47

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4 7TH 5UPERMAG RALLY ITALIA SARDINIA Loeb -Citroen Reign In Sardinia By Martin Holmes Photos : Maurice Selden Sebastien Loeb and Daniel Elena scored their third win of the 2005 season in their Citroen Xsara, high flying here. Peugeot continues to lead the 2005 Gronhohn overturned on the first day World Rally Championship despite and only regained third place on the being beaten by both Citroen and final morning of the rally. Citroen Subaru in Sardinia, the fifth round scored an impressive second category of the 2005 series. Sebastien Loeb victory on this rally when the Span-scored his third win of the 2005 sea- iard Daniel Sordo won the Junior son and now leads the Drivers' series WRC, in a C2, while the non-cham-by one_point from the driver he beat pionship Group N category was a re-here, Petter Solberg. After last year's sounding success for the 20 year old domination on this event by Solberg/ Jari-Matti Latvala, despite serious Subaru/Pirelli, the Loeb/Citroen/ transmission problems on the first day. Michelin team were unbeatable, after Hard gravel conditions made this a taking the lead from Marcus severetestfortyresandcarsalike,the Gronholm on the third stage. Super 1600s suffering badly but favouring the lighter and softer sus-pensions of the Citroens. Teams played the opportunities offered by the "Five Minute" (superally) rule to the full: no fewer than three drivers who scored Makes' championship points failed to complete the full route. The fifth round of the 2005 se-ries, in Sardinia, was held much ear-lier in the year than before. Italy's round of the world rally champion-ship, run until recently from Sanremo, had never been held in the -=,.,---------------------, I Page 48 Indianapolis, Indiana 3 4 1 0 0 rii:,;,,.,;.. IIACIN.i ~~NCOIIPOHATED June 2005 Another high flyer, Daniel Sordo and Marc Marti flew to the JWRC win in their Citroen C2 at the Sardinia rally. first half of the season before and it was only the second time the rally had been held on the island of Sardinia. Seventy-five percent of the roads were new, after detailed changes following severe storms during the winter, while the Service Parks for both Shakedown and the rally itself, together with the route for the Shakedown, were also new. After complaints as to how slow and tricky the stages were last year, a policy had been put in place this year to choose stages which were designed to be faster and wider, including one stage previously used on the Costa Smeralda Rally. Sardinia was the first of four successive world champion-ship rallies to be held in the Mediter-ranean region. The substantial change in the route, style, and the calendar date, created a lottery situation for the tyre manufacturers, on account of having to choose tyres well before the event, even though Sardinia has in recent years become a popular location for rally car testing. Then, just a fortnight before the start, the location of the Ceremonial Start and Finish were also changed. After Pirelli's domination of last year's event, Pirelli's hopes were high, until the devastating perfor-mance by Loeb with the new type Michelin on the unexpectedly warm Rally New Zealand. Sardinia is a rally where only one design of tyre tread was allowed. For the first orthodox rally of the season in Europe, entry levels perked up and with no fewer than 26 World Rally Cars on the en-try list. There were six official and semi-official Fords with six of the Fords prepared at M-Sport, four works en-tries- two nominated drivers, and non-nominated entries for Henning Solberg and Antony Wam1bold, with two entries from the Eddie Stobart team for 18 year old Matthew Wilson (son of M-Sport team principal Malcolm, this entry being withdrawn after Wilson's huge crash the week-end before in Wales) and Mark Higgins. Citroen were confident after extensive recent testing resulted in vic-tory in New Zealand. For the first time there were a total of four Zsara WRCs. This was the first time the Italian driver Gianluigi Galli had driven a WRCar on his home event, having been best Group N driver on Rally Italia four times in the past, and the first time Subaru team driver Stephane Sarrazin had driven an orthodox rally on gravel. This was the first appear-ance of the two car Olsbergs Subaru team with the arrival of Daniel Carlsson as teammate to Tobias Johansson. Carlsson's programme of eight rallies for this private team (in addition to the three rallies this year planned with Peugeot) comes after his first international win on the Rally of Portugal, held the week before New Zealand. This was the third round of the JWRC series, and all 13 registered drivers took part, with several national championship Super 1600s present as well, including Andrea Dallavilla in a C2. JWRC driver Luca Cecchittini had a works-supported Fiat for the first time, as did teammate Mirco Baldacci, while Conrad Rautenbach rallied a C2 for the first time. As the cars arrived on the island, Sardinia was on its best behaviour weather-wise, warm and idyllic. The event was its delightful Italian self, full of style and almost complete on detail. It had been difficult to let everyone know in time that the Ceremonial Start had, in fact, been moved about 30km after all the event documentation had been (beau-tifully) prepared, and the official en-trance to the official parking area was right through the port-side service area. (It was a squeeze but infinitely more convenient than the area used seven months earlier). Last year's win-ner, Petter Solberg was the fastest driver in Shakedown, ahead of Marcus Gronholm, while the cars from Mitsubishi (with their Italian team director and team manager!) driven by Harri Rovanpera and Gianluigi Galli, were third and sixth fastest. The Fords were slow, best was the non-nominated entry of Henning Solberg, ninth overall, slower than Armin Schwarz's Skoda. Pirelli had Petter Solberg and Philip Mills drove their Subaru lmpreza to second overall at Sardinia, they are seen here at speed. Dusty Times

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Third overall went to Marcus Gronholm and TimoRautiainen, seen here in their Peugeot 307 speedboat. already showed their intentions, tak-ing five of the six top placings at Shake-down, with the only Michelin driver able to challenge being Sebastien Loeb (fourth fastest) able to challenge. Leg I 6 Stages, gravel, 137.86kms. Sixty-six cars (including 23 World Rally Cars) lined up at the Ceremo-nial Start at the new venue of Porto Rotondo, which if anything was even more aonospheric and delightful than Porto Cervo had been in 2004. The weather was still fine, warm but not hot, and sunny all the time. On the Friday the rally was concentrated on stages to the south of Olbia, but the first stage in the loop of three was quite unlike the second and third. One of the team tyre advisers explained: Stages 2/5 and 3/6 were flowing and faster, good for Michelins, Stage 1 was narrower and twisty, good for Pirelli. It was to be a most accurate predic-tion. Top five on Stage 1 were Pirelli-tyred ·cars, winner on Stages 2 and.3 was Loeb. Loeb found the car's sus-pension too soft for Stage 1 and ad-justed this before he continued, to good effect, so that by half way through the day he was 7.9 seconds in front. The driver who was second was another Michelin-user, and a surprise - it was Mikko Hirvonen, in his bor-rowed, privately-run '03 Focus, run-ning 19th on the road! Initial leader was Marcus Gronholm, fastest on Stage 1 and second best on Stage 2, bur on Stage 3 he crashed. "I was late in braking and went off the road at the approach to a sharp left turn. We landed on the road below, which was the rally route after the junction, so we actually cut the corner!" It was to no avail though because the car stopped on the rally route on its side at right angles to the desired direction of motion. It took spectators and of-ficials a minute before he could get going again, with a broken suspension and a strut that had poked a·hole in the bonnet. After Stage 3, the Finn was 22nd, now 88.5 seconds behind the new leader, Loeb. Conditions were diffi-cult. Petter Solberg had the advantage of being first car on the road with patches of dust reducing visibility for the following drivers, but twice the Norwegian spun and was lucky to be lying third at the midday service. Punc-tures were rife. Harri Rovanpera had been second on Stage 1 but had punc-tures on the next two stages and fell to sixth. Toni Gardemeister bent his sus-pension on a rock early in Stage 1 and was 15th, nearly a minute behind the leader. Antony Warmbold discov-ered that this rally demanded a tidy, easy driving style. "When I tried hard, I was slow. On Stage 3 I eased right up and was ftfth fastest!" Galli had brake failure, Daniel Carlsson (on his first rally in a Subaru WRC) was tenth overall, Stephane Sarrazin (on his first rally on gravel) was 18th. Schwarz had brake trouble, T uohino gear shifting problems, Jusso Pykalisto punctured on Stage 1, Xavier Pons stalled at the start of Stage 2, Mark Higgins spun and.went offfor a half minute or so. Punctures completely dictated the story in JWRC. Kosti Katajamaki was leading Um10 Aava (his first rally since Catalunya '04) while the best punc-turing driver was Per-Gunnar Andersson who led Conrad Rautenbach (no punctures but a bent rim), Kris Meeke (ont! puncture), Guy Wilks (punctured and had consequent brake failure), Luca Betti was an unpunctured seventh, driving slowly and infuriating drivers snick behind him, Sordo (one puncture), Martin Prokop (one puncture and Betti dust), Luca Cecchittini (one puncture), Pavel Valousek (one puncture) while Alan Scorcioni went off the road and stopped for the day. Andrea Navarra stopped with a transmission problem in his Mitsubishi, while the leader af-ter Stage 1 was a famous name, this was Alessandro Bettega, son of the late Attilio. Gronholm started the after-noon stages with a purpose. Fastest on Stage 4, he immediately jumped up to 14th place, he was almost 20 seconds slower on Stage 5, when he tried to ease the stresses on his tyres, but he had jumped to eighth. On Stage Markko Martin and Michael Park slide by some beautiful rock formations on the way to a fourth overall in their Peugeot 307. Dusty Times Mark Higgins and Trevor Agnew win the high flying award with ease, seen here in their Fprd Focus on the way to a 1<Jh overall. seventh to 12th. Stohl was driving steadily, still suffering the effects of his curtailed recce and was 16th, while another missing person was Chris Atkinson (again). By the mid-day service Loeb was 36.2 seconds in front of Solberg, while Rovanpera was back up to third place. Despite Solberg's stage win, the event was de-cidedly going Loeb's way, even if Pirelli-users held the next three places. Pirelli tyre chief Fiorenzo Brivic: "I guess we took a risk and lost On this event we are allowed only one tyre tread pattern, and we gambled on one of the two successful types of tyre we used here last year. But it wasn't so simple. The stage conditions were different." Today the stages were sandier and softer than Friday's nar-rower tread patterns being prefer-able. Ground temperatures were ex-pected to go up into the mid-30s during the afternoon, into Michelin territory! There was another surprise when Galli, with nothing to lose af-ter his earlier problems, made fastest time for Mitsubishi on Stage 9. Two more retirements. Armin Schwarz had earlier lost ten seconds having a driveshaft changed (the team thought 6 he lost a half minute when a tyre exploded yet he rose to seventh! An-other man in the news was Gardemeister, catching up after his earlier misfortune. He had stiffened the suspension and fitted harder com-pound tyres. From 15th he was up to fifth. Hirvonen was doing well to hold third place: he had been passed by Francois Duval but the Belgian then rolled and was unable to keep going, but the Finn meanwhile had lost his brakes. Conditions on the stages were worsening, if there weren't punctures from the rocks, the tyres were wearing down to the canvas from the bedrock. Loeb had two punctures but he had a 31.7 second lead over Solberg, who also had two punctures. Further back, Carlsson had a spin on Stage 6 which dropped him from 10th to 13th, des-perately near the 15th place cut-off position on which the next day's run-ning order was decided. Manfred Stohl was up to 10th, despite unhap-piness with his pacenotes, arising fi-om having to miss second passes over many stages when he was ill. Schwarz punctured twice and he had to change the brake pads himself between stages, Sarrazin was going carefully, horrified (as an ex-Fl driver!) at the roughness of the stages! Higgins (in a Pirelli-tyred Focus) had three punctures. In JWRC, Katajamaki had his first puncture of the rally on Stage 4 but finished the day lm,45s in front of Aava, who also punctured on that stage, while Meeke badly damaged the front of his car on a heavy landing. Andersson punctured on Stage 4 as well, finishing the day with bald front tyres while W ilks had two punctures on Stage 4, going easily the rest of the day and finished sixth behind Sordo, who had no punctures but drove Stage 6 with the rear hatch door flying open. Leg2 5 Stages, gravel, 144.01kms. Of the 66 cars which started, only three did not restart, Navarra's Mit-subishi and two others so 63 cars in-cluding Duval's repaired Citroen and Galli's repaired Mitsubishi were in action again. The second day was charged with anticipation. Of the five scheduled stages, of which one of them (Number 9) was planned to be a short television spectacular, the other four were a pair oflong stages, respectively 30 and 38km long. Immediately Stage 7 began there was drama. Carlsson missed his brak-ing point, slid off the road and was stuck undamaged in sand. The re-markable Hirvonen ended his glory event when he retired with suspension damage, and then Xavier Pons (run-ning 17th car on the road) overturned his Peugeot on to its side and blocked, _ the route for the cars behind. While' the stage was still running, Loeb pulled another seven seconds ahead of Petter Solberg despite a puncture, while the JWRC and Group N cars all drove through the stage as a road section. June 2005 Stage 8 (the longest one) was to see Solberg' s first scratch time of the event and trauma for Galli. An en-gine sensor failed and he lost over 40 minutes before this was traced and he could start again. Gardemeister overshot a junction and had to re-verse, it was enough to let Markko Martin past into fourth place while Pykalisto lost two minutes with gear-shift problems and dropped from Continued on page 50 Aircraft Spruce is a worldwide distributor of quality products for the rac-ing industry. Our product line of over 30,000 items is one of the most extensive from one single source. Our service has made us the number one supplier in aviation and is why over 350 race teams have turned to us as a trusted source for racing components! www Sold In any length Aluminum Tubing/Shnt, Stnl Tubing, 4130 Clmlmoly, Stn/ Shllflt Fabrics, l'1ints, Primers, Resins, "'--1 Tools, K11rl,r, Sr,phittl, Hoaq,:11111b, West S,stN, Cl11co Tools, Rlret Slits, Drill Bits, Tube CuttlltS, l'lilltS g ~~ !? 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originally it was clutch failure), then as he continued die semi-automatic gearshift failed, but he finally came to a stop when the clutch itself actu-ally broke. And finally Henning Solberg came to rest at the end of Stage 9 with a broken front suspen-sion strut failure. Gardemeister came to a halt in Stage 11 with oil pressure failure. Loeb (who had a puncture on Stage 10) then pulled out nearly another 20 seconds on the final stage to head Solberg (who had now eased his pace) by 55.2 seconds. Rovanpera was still third, another two minutes back, and Gronholm had got in front of teammate Martin into fourth. Duval, the driver who missed two stages the day before, had risen to 12th place despite having a tyre explode on Stage 9 and had to tackle the two long stages with no spare. He had another puncture but happily the mousse this time worked. JWRC had a depressing time - it was past midday before they had a stage they could tackle, but then it all hotted up for them. Leader Katajamaki lost four minutes off the road, needing the help of spectators to regain the road. Following next car was second placed Urmo Aava, who saw Katajamaki' s plight and im-mediately eased off, not realising their Kris Meeke was about to pass them into the lead. Sordo was up to third but Andersson broke his gearbox and his teammate Wilks had a sus-pension lower control arm fail. One stage later, Sordo passed Aava, so Citroens were 1-2. Suzuki people looked crest-fallen, especially when the weights of the cars were published by the organisers, and the C2s were some 90kg lighter than the Ignis'. . Then on Stage 11 it was the turn of the jaws of the Citroen people to drop. Meeke slid off the road and got his C2 stuck on rocks, and then Aava went missing, so that Sordo was first, 2m40.5 seconds in front of Katajamaki. Katajamaki lost first his brakes, then his sumpshield and sus-Page so Francois Duval and Stephane Prevot attack a water crossing in Sardinia, they were 11111 overall in their Citroen Xsara. pected the Suzuki chassis had become twisted. Aava kept second lace even though he stopped to change a flat tyre. Later in the day some things be-came clear and others confused. Schwarz was excluded by the Stew-ards for illegal servicing. Ten years ago, Toyota were fined USD300,000 for this offence. This time the FIA simple reprimanded the team, such is the Federation's efforts to reduce the costs of the sport! Meanwhile the "Five Minute Rule" was causing confusion almost every-where! When Duval (running under this rule, after his accident damage the day before) was blocked by Pons, he was given an official interruption time based on Stohl's actual stage time. This meant that he finished the day 14th overall (not bad for someone who had missed two stages!) but Citroen were unhappy with this. Even though Duval under tradi-tional rules was out of the event, Citroen challenged the "fairness" of the time and had this reduced, so that Duval had more than a minute taken off his originally allotted interruption time. This meant he was officially lying 12th at the end of the day, which there-fore meant he would run (under the reverse seeding rules) in fourth place on the road, not second, which was rather unfair on Stephane Sarrazin who was moved nearer to the hated position of first car on the road. The Frenchman had completed every stage but now had to run in condi-tions which were more advantageous. In the top 15 there were three drivers who had missed stages, so Tobias Johansson who completed the route, and running a true 12th overall was 15th and so was forced to•run first car on the road. His private R-E-D team complained about this, but the Stewards paid more attention to the demands of the official teams whose cars had not completed the route (like Citroen and Subaru, who had the in-terruption time of Chris Atkinson, who had missed six stages in all, changed as well) than serving the in-terests of the drivers who had done all the route. Rallying was truly going mad. The Finn thereby jumped straight back into eighth place overall. Leg3 6 Stages, gravel, 66.32kms. It was another sunny day in beau-tiful Sardinia for the 55 cars who elected to restart the final leg! Main drama of the day was Rovanpera's Year after yea,; racers have come to re(y on us to get them through the desert and across the finish line first. Call today and we11 help you cross your next finish line. June 2005 Toni Gardemeister and Jakke Honkanen literally flew their Ford Focus to a respectable fifth overall at Sardinia. retirement with front suspension fail-ure, which let Gronholm up to third. Higgins fell back, having to use manual gearshift, and dropped behind Kresta. At the head of the field there was a general relaxation, Loeb made best times on the first two stages of the day, Petter Solberg on the third. At least the "Five Minute" madness had ended for the event because the rule insists on drivers completing every stage on the final day to be qualified. As the rally entered the second loop of stages Higgins had more problems, losing time on the road and falling behind Warmbold. Higgins' troubles wors-ened when the clutch failed and he had to repair this himself by the road-side, arriving at the following time con-trol 12 minutes late (two minutes pen-alty). Without that penalty, he would have finished in the championship points ... Warmbold had alternator failure before the final stage, and when his car finally reached Olbia the car had to be pushed to service before continuing to the Ceremonial Finish at Porto Rotondo. Madness continued in JWRC. Scorcioni withdrew, certain that his car would continue to give troubles if he carried on. Meeke, who failed to finish the final stage on Leg 2, restarted again officially in fourth place, so that when Katamajaki retired after the first stage of the final day the Irish driver was up to third. Back again in the fray was Rautenbach (having missed five stages) with a rebuilt engine, and P.G. Andersson (back again after failing to finish the final Saturday stage) made best times on the first loop of the day. Then both the Fiats (Baldacci and Cecchettini) retired within a stage of each other, both with differential fail-ure after suffering all rally with trac-tion difficulties, caused principally by inexperience of the optimum suspen-sion set-up. Betti finished the best Ital-ian driver on the whole event. Nine of the 13 JWRC competitors were classi-fied as finishers, but only four (Sordo, Aava, Betti and Prokop) completed the route, and between the other five drivers no fewer than 17 stages were missed. In Group N Jari-Mati Latvala won the category in his Subaru Impreza. IAl2C: 47th Supermag Rally Italia Sardinia-2005 (I) Olbia-Porto Rotondo 29'.04/1.05.2005 WC round 5 JINRC round 3 WC points WR Vl/0 JC 1 (1) Sebastien LOEB/Daniel Elena F/MC Citroen Xsara INRC 173DAL78 (F) 4h.06m.33.7s. 10 10 2 (5) Petter SOLBERG/Philip Mills N/GB Subaru lmpreza WRC AC541NRC (GB) 4h.07m.33.3s. 8 8 3 (7) Marcus GRONHOLM/Timo Rautiainen FIN Peugeot 307 WRC 982PRV75 (F) 4h.09m.41.0s. 6 6 4 (8) Markko MARTIN/Michael Park EE/GB Peugeot 307 WRC 66PYK75 (F) 4h.10m.46.0s. 5 5 5 (3) Toni GARDEMEISTER/Jakke Honkanen FIN Ford Focus INRC ET53UNY (GB) 4h.15m.03.0s. 4 4 6 (4) Roman KRESTA/Jan Mozny CZ Ford Focus INRC ET53URO (GB) 4h.16m.02.9s. 3 3 7 (16) Antony Warmbold/Michael Orr D/GB Ford Focus INRC EG53BDU (GB) 4h.16m.33.5s. - 2 8 (21) Juuso Pykalislo/Mika Ovaskainen FIN Citroen Xsara WRC 559OHK78 (F) 4h.16m.54.9s. - 1 9 (15) Manfred StohVllka Minor A Citroen Xsara INRC 322DFQ78 (F) 4h.17m.09.3s. -10 (22) Mark Higgins/Trevor Agnew GB Ford Foa.1s INRC EK52LNP (GB) 4h.18m.54.8s. -11 (2) Francois DUVAUStephane Prevot' B Citroen Xsara WRC 976DAM78 (F) 4h.20m.03.5s. 2 12 (19) Stephane Sarrazin/Denis Giraudet F Subaru lmpreza INRC GC541NRC (GB) 4h.21m.38.1s. 13 (12) Janne TUOHINO/Mikko Markkula FIN Skoda Fabia INRC 354 5612 (CZ) 4h.22m.04.3s. 1 14 (25) Tobias Johansson/Kaj Lindstrom S/FIN Subaru lmpreza WRC OT53SRT (GB) 4h.23m.06.2s .. -15 (14) Henning Solberg/Cato Menkerud N Ford Focus WRC EN02UCT (GB) 4h.24m.47.3s. -16 (71) Jari-Matti Latvala/Miikka Anttila FIN Subaru lmpreza "Spec C" N CV\1'338AN (I) 4h.29m.50.2s. -17 ( 41) Daniel Sordo/Marc Marti E Citroen C2 JINRC NV\IY003 (B) 4h.35m.13.4s.• - 10 18 (6) Chris ATKINSON/Glenn Maaieall AUS Subaru lmpreza WRC BC541NRC (GB) 4h.38m.33.3s. -19 (36) Unno Aava/Kuldar Sikk EE Suzuki lgnis JINRC JFR210 (H) 4h.38m.47.3s. - 8 20 (35) Kris Meeke/Chris Patterson GB Citroen C2 JWRC • NV\IY001 (8) 4h.39m.07.4s. - 6 21 (38) Luca Betti/Giovanni Agnese Renault Clio · JINRC CB655VD (I) 4h.43m.57.9s. - 5 22 (31) Per-Gumar Andersson/Jonas Andersson S SUZ!Jki lgnis JINRC IYY484 (H) 4h.53m.48.0s. - 4 23 (32) Guy Wilks/Phil Pugh GB Suzuki lgnis JINRC JCE518 (H) 4h.56m.48.1s. - 3 24 (43) Martin Prokop/Petr Gross CZ JINRC 1J7 7113 (CZ) Sh.OOm.05.3s. -26 (28) Giovami Recordati/Freddy Delorme Corolla INRC K-AM733 (D) 5h.01m.51.9s. -Suzuki lgnis 2 VMC Toyota Dusty Times

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Classified ... Some of the items advertised in these pages may not be legal for sale or use in all 50 states. Readers are advised to consult appropriate local or state authorities for information before purchase of any specific item. FORSALE: RJRRickJohnson/Rob Rinertson Championship Winning Ford Protrude, just completely rebuilt from the ground up, new powder coat, 100% rurnkey race ready. Compete for the $100,000 Protruck purse with the most competitive, best handling Pro truck out there. Serious inquires only, call Rick@ (760) 954-0755. FORSALE: Ford Ranger Class 7S. BITD 04 Class Champion, Esslinger dry sump motor, C4 Rancho Transmission, TCS, Autometergauges, Howe P/Swith RAM, Cone Fullfhiter9" 40spline. GPS, H!Ds, CNC, + sµrres $35,000.00 in San Diego, DU Mike (858) 453-4768. FOR SALE : 7S Ford Ranger race Truck. V-0, C-4, TCS, Fox Shocks, Ron Davis, Auidyne motor & tranny coolers, PCI Radio & intercom. 9" Wilwood, BFG projects, CNC, Deaver, 10 tires & wheels, prepped and race ready. PIT radio, dump cans & a ton of spares. $35,000.00 or truck only $30,000.00. Call Darrell@(619) 454-1014 or (760) 789-7663. FOR SALE: 1996 Ford F-150 Pre-Runner. 4130 cage, 4-link, equal length beams, 1-ton spindles, 19" front, 29" rear, CNC hubs and brakes, Fox 2.5" C/O and Bypasses, 37" BFG Projects, Walker Evans, Beadlocks , Fuel Safe, Howe P /S with Ram, Wally World paint, fresh 500hp 406 Chevy and T400, Currie 9", Spool, GPS, HID's, Kenwood radios, Intercoms, NC, Full custom interior. Beautiful, reliable, proven pre-runner. $49,000.00 Oho. Bill Hernguist (619) 887-8275. FOR SALE: 1976 Ford Bronco-Street legal prerunner 302 Auto, PS, Fuel Cell, full roll cage, ceramic headers, new springs, 8 new Fox Shocks, Beard Seats, Jacobs igni-tion, Simpson Seat belts, 488 gears, front and rear lockers, warn hubs, Edelbrock, Holly, never raced and little use since built. Great looking for only $11,500.00. Call (402) 750-4163. FOR SALE: CORR Pro 2/Sports-man 2 Truck for Sale: It has won it all! 4130 Chromoly Chassis, Coil over shocks, Chrisman Rear Axle, CNC brakes, MSD, Mastercraft, Howe Steering. The BEST of Ev-erything. Spares include shocks, rear axle-complete with brakes, A Arms, uprights, bumpers, nerfbars, hubs, rotors, steering box, radia-tors, springs, tie rods, fuel cell, fans bearings, etc. Complete race ready or without motor & trans. Seri-ous inquires only. Contact: Dan Vanden Heuvel (920) 739-4934 flydtmn FOR SALE: SCORE legal Chevy, 2X Class 8 Champion. Just prepped, highly maintained, ready to race. Chromoly, rig-welded & heat treated. AArrn front, 2 4 inches front and back. Spare suspension. Many parts, every-thing goes, too much to list. $85,000.00 Call (619) 447-6361. FOR SALE: Single Seat Short Course car Race Ready. PCI radio, Fox Shox, Bead locks, 300m Sway-A-Way Axles, Pumper, Beard seat, Wilwood, Fat Rabbit. Light, Fast and Very reliable. A ton of extras. Call Glen (209) 772- 0215. $13,500.00 Trailer extra. FOR SALE: Single Seat Jimco Class 1 Unlimited, Wiks LS6 Alu-minum Chevy V-8 motor with Motec F.I., New Fortin H.D. 4-speed, 35 spline axles, Fortin Rack & Hubs, King Shocks, Hella HID lights, Kenwood radio, completely prepped & Race Ready with all spares, including spare motor. $122,500.00 Call Jeff Darland at (602) 541-0088. FOR SALE: Ford Prolite Race Truck. Corr series, complete and ready to race! Raced only one season! King Shocks, G-force, engine and aluminum head by Sellin Performance, dual 48 Webbers, Howe, Wilwood, excep-tional aluminum work. $30,000.00. Phone (402) 750-4163 Norfolk, NE . FOR SALE: Race Ready 1989 Ford Ranger, 2WD, 2.3L, front custom boxed I-Beams with dual 2.0 Fox Shocks per wheel (16" travel), Rear Deaver race custom leaf springs w/ 2.5 Fox bypass shocks (16" travel), 9" rear-end with Currie axles and full 6.0 spool, Vertex Radio and RacerX 2-way Intercom, PRP seats and new harnesses, 33xl2.50 Goodyear's w/ 15" Eagle Alloys, air pumper, 16 foot dual-axle trailer w/ brakes, All race gear: base radio, two helmets, 3 new race suits, extra handheld radio, four spare tires, one set of new paddles and wheels. $27,000.00 OBO. Mark (818) 822-8296 or FOR SALE: Alumicraft 2-seat PreRunner-LS 1 block with afterrnarket rods, pistons, cam, Weiland manifold, big throttle body, etc. Approx 450-SOOhp. Ttlton carbon fiber dutch, Billet flywhee~ Tilton starter, Fox bypass all four corners, dual limit straps, BFG projects on Robby Gordon bead locks, Fortin hubs, Fortin gun-drilled axels, Fortin Cv's, Fortin 4-speed, BTI front spindles, big brakes all four comers, flai.11e-our fire suppression, all braided coolant/ fuel lines, Mastercraft 3G seats, Crow belts w/ sterum straps, Mastercraft custom side storage bags, GPS, PCI Kenwood race radio, PCI race intercom, eight (8) Hella HID lights. Professionally maintained w/ 1500 total miles. $90K (760) 787-1737 or email at FOR SALE: 2003 Fl50 6" lift 4 King CoiloverShocks, 28" Rear Travel, 12" front, GM 14 Bolt Rear, Dana 44 front with OX Locker. New 350 HO Chevy crate Engine. New TH350 Trans. 60 gal stainless Fuel Tank. I bought the truck new, built it, now I am broke. $30,000.00 OBO. (775) 830-7370. FOR SALE: 2003-04 Bonnerhawk PreRunner 5 seater Northstar motor, 4 speed Mendeola 934 CV's King Shocks/ Coil Overs 2 ½" rear, 2" Front 35" Beadlock Ultras all around. Kartek stub axles and hubs, (2) HID pins (2) HID Floods, 40 gal. Fuel safe cell, Kenwood stereo and PCI Kenwood Race Radio/intercom for all (5) helmets, completely pow-der coated, $90,000.00 invested Sac. $68,500.00. Call (714) 633-9994. R)R SALE: Fresh SCATV-4, 48 IDF Webers, Electromotive 27 5 HP, includes Headers & collector, 2 alt, 2 dutches & plywheels. Built by Adam Wile, same motor won BITD championship in 2004. Putin Class 1, Rock crawler, play car. Call Tun (626) 893-1976. $9 ,C00.00 OBO. FOR SALE: 2001 Ford Ranger, 4.0, caged bumper to bumper brand new custom PreRunner. 3-linked, King shocks, H & Long Travel kit, 17" front Travel, 29" rear travel. Goodyear Wranglers, must sell for motorcycle road racing, $33,900.00 Call Chad@ (661) 904-7077. FOR SALE: Featherlite 48' Show Trailer. Sleeps 4, refrigerator, stove, full bath, two roof NC units, 6,500 Onan generator, 40ft. awning with sides. Large shop area with numerous cabinets. $30,900.00 (920) 419-8300. ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Sell or swap your extra parts and pieces in • Clmifi,d Advm~ing nte ~ only $25 fo, 45 w!?. s:~~t '!:!~~~;dm, and phone numb« . Add $5.00 fo, use of DUG5Y5IIDIG I black and white photo, or a very sharp color print. Maximum size 5 "x7".All Classified Ads must be PAID IN ADVANCE. • • REMEMBER -CLASSIFIED AD SPACE IS LIMITED -YOUR AD MAY BE PVT OFF ONE ISSUE IF NOT RECEIVED IN A TIMELY MANNER. Enclosed is $ _____________ (Send check or money order, no Cash) Name Address ---------------------------------City--------------------------------------------------------------State _____ Zi p __________________ Phone ______________________________ _ Please run ad times Mail to: DUSTY TIMES 20761 Plummer Street Chatsworth, CA 91311 2005 • • • ISSUE DEADLINE • May05 Apr 8, 05 • • June05 May6,05 • • July05 Jun 10,05 • August05 JulB, 05 September 05 Aug5,05 October 05 Sep 9, 05 November 05 Oct 7, 05 December 05 Nov 11.05 • ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Page 58 June 2005 Dusty Times

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FOR SALE: Ford Ranger Pro-Lite. C.O.R.R. series. Every-thing fresh. Formerly owned by Jimmie Crowder. Best of every-thing! $29,000.00 OBO Ready to Race. (817) 925-4810. FOR SALE: TSCO Motorsports' 4x4 Bronco Pre-Runner. With suspension by Curt LeDuc and finish work by Stewart's Raceworks, this is a great piece. King Shocks, GPS, Hella, CD, AC, PW, PDL, PC! radio & intercom. Immaculately maintained by Stewart's Raceworks, $75K. Call Mark at 1-800-547-2414. FOR SALE: Stock/Pure Mini Ford Ranger 4x4, Baja 2000-2000/2001 SCORE Class Champs. King, BFG, Tig-Welded 4130, Some cheaper, non better. 25K (928) 716-2225. CODE Tersa BFG San Felipe 200 Continued from page 3 9 teresting stories. The eventual win-ners, Jose Luis Sanchez and his cousin, Fernando Sanchez, watched one of their rear tires and wheels pass them out on the dry lakebeds. Apparently all of the lug nuts had worked loose and bye-bye wheel. They took some time to chase the wheel down, they bor-rowed some lug nuts off of the other three wheels, and cousin Guy took the driver's seat and they drove to the finish and surprised them-selves by winning the class. Their time of 3:04:05 was a little over three minutes faster than the sec-ond place team of Rodrigo Obeso and Gregorio Casillas who finished with a 3:04:34. Third1>lace finish-ers were Hector and Ishai Pimentel with a time of 3:11:50. Class 15'~ Omar Dipp had some guests from Germany who apparently didn't bring much luck with them to the race. They must have used it up winning a contest that awarded them a trip and a ride in a race car on the Baja. Dipp destroyed a shock tower and then got stuck at the top of Huatamote Wash and were dnfd. The eventual Class 15 winners were Adolfo Auguilar and Troy Gilson in at 3:33:48. Arnulfo Pena and Juan Avila ran second with a 3:48:47 and Humberto Larranga and Javier Gomez went third with a time of 4: 14: 19. Javier Gomez and Ruben Comacho fought carburetion problems all day. They ran sixth. Jorge Rivas and Ramiro Avila headed Class 18 with a time of 3:22:26. Second place went to Miguel A. Jimenez and Mauricio Adrian Jimenez with a time of 3 :3 2:49. Third place finishers were Jesus Silahua and Luis Fran-cisco Leon with a time of 3:56: 13. Safari class winners were Josue Delgado Amezuca and Manuel Delgado who reported that the new engine ran great and "we had no problems not even any flat tires." Their time was 3:33:30. Arturo Rosette and Lorenzo Dojaquez ran second with a 4:31 :57 and third place went to J. Carlos Castillo and David Sanchez with their 4:36:15. Heriberto Chavez and Luivan Volker forgot to check their fuel reserves. They ran out at Mile 10. Luivan backed up until they found a splash of gas and then FOR SALE: Lothringer 7S built in 2001. Has all the best. 225 HP 4 cyl, Culhane, TCS, Deaver, Cone, PC!, Goodyear, King Shocks and Fox bumps, A very good spares package. Fresh Frame up Prep & rebuild on everything. $40,000.00 (626) 893-4178. took over and drove to the fin-ish. These guys also lost a front clip, which was returned to them by some CODE officials. See friends, racing is not all bad luck. The rest of the CODE guys and gals want to thank everyone for the support for this race and FOR SALE: TSCO Motorsports' Class 1 Porter. Tum-keyed by Por-ter Race Cars w/Redline Perfor-mance LS 1, Fortin 4-speed w/ torque converter. This car has the best components available and has less than 1,500 total miles. The same car is $165,000 brand new. Just get in and race! $145,000. Call Mark at 1-800-547-2414. FOR SALE: TSCO Motorsports' Class 1 J imco. Betsy needs a new home. This is one of the best Class 1 cars out there and really needs no introduction. Climb in and win. $125,000. Call Mark at 1-800-547-2414. all the others over the year. The next outing will be The Accesorios Amado Night Race to be held at Laguna Salada near Mexicali, on 19 June 2005. Get in touch with the people at CODE for more information, and come on down to the Baja. <@> 35th Propecia Rally New Zealand Continued from page 20 back to the finish, when he had a tyre failure. At the finish both Citroen and Loeb were relieved to have overcome their previous disap-pointments on this rally with their win and to be back in the champi-onship battle for this season again. In PCWRC, Angelo Medeghini did not restart after all, only the sec-ond retirement in the category so far. Xavier Pons' moment of glory did not seem to be lasting long as by the sec-ond· stage o( tl;e d°ay Arai had passed him, then Cody Crocker (in his Aus-tralian championship car) got past both of them to lead the Group. Nasser Al Attiyah fell back with a rear wheel puncture and dropped to third, but both Karamjit Singh and Fumio Nutahara were still struggling with their tyres, holding respectively sixth, and tenth places, Nutahara despite spinning off the road through a fence and into a field. Natalie Barratt was still struggling, again with gearbox troubles. Gabriel Pozzo had tenninal brake problems and retired before the final stage. Mark Higgins started the last stage but retired with fuel pump failure. Pons, however, was not yet finished. On the final stage he took 18 seconds off Arai to win the category. Ahead of him, however, was Crocker, who brought Pirelli the saving grace of at least winning Group N. And behind them Marcos Ligato took nine seconds off Al Attiyah and beat him to third place in the cat-egory by 21 seconds! The dramas had-not yet finished as the best NZ driver, Mark Tapper, having lost two min-utes on the final stage with transmis-sion trouble, was struggling but man-aged to reach the finish, and when Arai finally reached the finish ramp the engine railed and the car had to be towed to scrutineering! ~ DON'T FORGET TD SUPPORT THE ADVERTISERS WHCJ KEEP REPORTING THE CJFF RCJAD NEWS! Dusty Times June 2005 FOR SALE: 1-1600 Raceco, King Bypass, Fresh Bus trans, 1 race on Volker Engine, 930 CV's. Saco Rack, Wright, UMP Power intake, Mastercraft Seat, Crow Belts, CNC, Compu-Fire igni-tion, Parker Pumper, Sway-A-Way, 2003 FUD Champion, Fast $ lOK OBO. Call Doug @ (619) 933-7015. FOR SALE: Legal 5/ 1600 Baja Bug not finished. Fully caged. no motor/tran. Professionally built by Sandwinder $1,500.00. Two Custom built 4AG Toyota Rac-ing Engines. 170 HP ea. $6,000.00 a piece, firm. That's half price. Lee Leighton. (951) 682-3816. WANTED_Chev Tahoe or Ford Ex-pedition 4x4 to use for pre run in Baja. Call or email Marv Schmidt (702) 807- 4777 mjschmidthouse INDb..X TO AD\lb..R Tl6b..R6 Aircraft Spruce ................................ 49 Alpha Performance ......................... 40 Baja legacy ..................................... 19 Baker Precision ............................... 41 Best In The Desert ........................... 11 BORE ................................................ 21 BTR Wheels ..................................... 38 C&R Racing ...................................... 48 Carrera lights .................................. 31 Coast Casinos .................................... 9 EFI Technologies ............................. 47 Fabtech ............................................ 45 Fuel Safe ......................................... 20 ISCO ................................................. 36 K&N .................................................... 2 Kartek .............................................. 37 Kawaguchi Honda ............................ 43 KC Hilites .......................................... 4 Mastercraft ...................................... 15 McKenzie's Performance Products ................ 41 MOR Productions ............................. 39 Mojave Desert Racing ..................... 23 Nevada Off Road Buggy .................. 28 Pacific Customs ............................... 33 Papas & Beer .................................. 35 Parker Embroidery .......................... 24 Parker Pumper ................................ 47 Parker Pumper/Competition Air ...... 40 Parker Pumper/Eibach Springs ....... 44 PCI Race Radios ................................ 5 Pike's Service Center ...................... 47 Race Ready ...................................... 50 Racer X ............................................ 12 Redline Performance ....................... 36 Rhino Off Road Industries ............... 13 Rod Koch Autobiography ................ 18 Ronco Plastics ................................. 34 Sakata ............................................. 29 SCORE ................................ Back Cover Skyjacker Suspensions ................... 46 SNORE .............................................. 27 Team Gordon Race Wheels ............. 42 Total Power Batteries ..................... 40 Transaxle Engineering .................... 14 Turnkey Products ............................ 32 Valley Performance ........................ 47 Yokohama Tires .............................. 30 Page 59

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