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2010 Volume 27 Number 4 Dusty Times Magazine

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7 Volume 27 - Number 4 April 2010 DUlliYlil■IB 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 Scott Bottomley J. Preston Bradshaw Jim Culp Mike Del Col Nicole Del Col Steve Hilton Victor Gau:a Martin Holmes Rod Koch Byrle Moore Steve Ruddick Maurice Selden Darryl Smith Tony Tellier Trackside Photo Art Director Larry Worsham B.O.R.E. Subscription Rates: $25.00 per year, 12 issues, USA, Foreign Subscription 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. DUSTY TIMES: (ISSN 8750-1732) is published monthly by Hillside 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. Copyright by Hillside Racing Corp. No part of this publication may be reproduced without written permission from the publisher. 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., SNAPSHOT OF THE MONTH ••• The action was hot and heavy at the HDRA Nissan Classic in 1983, we're not sure who was behind the wheel but it sure doesn't look good. DUSTY TIMES will feature pictures of similar "funnies" or woes on this page each month. Send us your snapshot of something comic or some disaster for consideration. DUSTY TIMES will pay $10 for the picture used. If you wish the photo returned, enclose a stamped, self-addressed envelope. Only black & white prints, up to 8x10 will be considered. In This Issue ... FEATURES BITD Parker 425 by Judy Smith ................................................................ 8 Rally of Mexico by Martin Holmes ........................................................... 15 Whiplash Short Course by Kermit Lennick ............................................. 18 MDR Wild Wash 250 by J Preston Bradshaw ........................................... 20 SNORE Battle At Primm by] Preston Bradshaw ..................................... 24 • Sno"Drift Rally by Tom Buchkoe ............................................................. 36 Lucas Oil Season Opener by Homer Eubanks ......................................... 38 DEPARTMENTS Happenings .............................................................................................. 5 Trail Notes ................................................................................................ 6 Baja Pits ................................................................................................. 41 The Wahzoo .......................................................................................... 41 Good Stuff Directory ............................................................................ 42 Classified Ads ......................................................................................... 47 Index To Advertisers ............................................................................... 47 ON THE COVER It was a great race for BJ Baldwin, BJ took the Trick Truck win at the BITD Parker 425, he also took the overall win, he's seen here piloting his Chevy to the checkers. Photo by Trackside Photo Josh Daniel was the big winner at the SNORE Battle At Primm, Josh took the Class 1 overall win and he was the race overall winner as well. Photo by Trackside Photo Visit Our Website at Su. d-a e,,z,t d-e 7 tl<UUf to-DU STY TIMES THE FASTEST GROWING OFF ROAD MONTHLY IN THE COUNTRY!! □ 1 year -$25.00 □ 2 years -$40.00 □ 3 years -$55.00 (to subscribe online go to □ NEW □ RENEWAL Name ______________________ _ Address _____________________ _ City ______________________ _ State _______________ Zip __ ~-----Primary Interest Cars O Trucks O Motorcycles 0 Send check or money order to: DUSTY TIMES 20761 Plummer St, Chatsworth, CA 91311 Canadian • 1 year $30.00 US n Overseas subscription rates upon request Dusty Times Aprll 2010 Page3

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BJ Baldwin #97 Trick Truck Winner • • ' ' ' t • • • I'•'•• WI r-..J N ER' !E:i l More race wins than all other shock manufacturers combined. John Fitzgerald LOORRS Limited Buggy BJ Baldwin BITD Trick Truck, Overall Steve Croll BITD Class 1500 Cory Keysar BITD Class 1000 Jake Jones BITD Class 1100 McCrae Glass BIID Gas.s 8CXX) David Ollis BITD Class 5000 Todd Bauman SNORE Class 10 Bryan Freeman SNORE Class 12 . Dan Unsicker SNORE Class 1450 Dan Unsicker SNORE Heavy Metal Aaron Hawley SNORE Class 151 Raul Solano SNORE Class 5/1600 Richard Blunk SNORE Class 7 JohnKrellwitz BITD Class 3700 Eric Helgeson BITD Class 1700 Dan Moore BITD Class 1aoo Justin Davis SNORE Class 3000 Steve Alexander SNORE Class s

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2010 Happenings ... P.O. Box411 Woom.AND H1us, CA 91365 760-578-6258/760-578-6259 FAX: 818-348-4648 (323) 560-SHOW CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA RACING ASSOCIATION P.O. Box645 SANQUINTIN CALLE 6TA FRACC Co. DE SAN QUINTIN SAN QUINTIN, BC, MEXICO HERACLIO PATINO 10K FOUR WHEELERS P.O. Box36 CLEVES, OHIO 45002 . <4x4 forever.erg> (All events staged at the club grounds in Cleves. Ohio) 4x4 FoREVER, LTD. 1665 DELAWARE ST. 0sHKOSH, WI 54901 AMERICAN RALLY SPORT GROUP, INc. 3650 Sourn POINTE CIRCLE, Sum 205 LAUGHLIN, NV 89208 (702) 298-8171/FAx: (702) 521-0597 <web E Mail: AMERICAN 1'RIALs AssoclATION AMA ObSfflled Trials Southern California Championship Series BILL MARKuM, 2010 l'REs!DENT (909) 860-1857 24 HR HOTLINE, 2010 (714) 562-7742 E MAIL: BMARK909@AOL.COM <> ASOCIACION EsTATAL DE AUTOMOVIUSMO SAM l..AsELL, TECH INSPECTOR APTo42 SAN JosE DEL CABO BAJA CAi.JFORNIA DEL SUR. MEXICO AUSTRALIAN OFF ROAD CHAMPIONSHIP DARRYL SMITii 19 SoMERS ST. CASHMERE, QUEENSLAND, 4500, AUSTRALIA DUSTY TIMES AUTOCROSS QUEBEC OFF ROAD ClASs 10 CARS O~Y RENALD VAILLANCOURT 3069 DAGENAIS WEST LAVAL QUEBEC, CANADA H7P 1T7 (450) 622-4440 < indexpag.html> BAJA CUP CHALLENGE BAJA PROTRUCK OFF ROAD RACE SERIES 14402 BOND COURT EL CAJON, CA 92021 619-390-6252 April 23-25, 2010 BITD Silver State 300 June 4-6, 2010 SCORE Tecate SCORE Baja 500 August 19-21, 2010 BITD Vegas to Reno September 10.12, 2010 SCORE Terrible's Primm 300 October 15-17, 2010 BITD Bluewater Desert Challenge November 17-21, 2010 SCORE Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 December 3-5, 2010 BITD Henderson's Banks Power 250 BARONA SAND DRAG AssN. P.O. Box 1521 LAKESIDE, CA 92040 All Races Are Night Races All Races At Barona Raawa:,, Lakeside, CA BBM MARlcEnNG PROMOTIONS Off Road Short Courae Racin1 & Special Event Marketin1 NORCO, CA 92860 e-mail (909) 815-5811 BEST IN THE DESERT 3475 BOULDER HIGHWAY LAs VEGAS, NV 89121 702-457-5775/FAX:702-641-2431 Motorcycle/ Quad/ A TV <> April 2-4, 2010 Nevada 200 Trail Rice Caliente, NV MC, 2010 Invitation Onl:1 April 23-25, 2010 Silver State 300 All Classes May 14-16, 2010 Bluewater Gran Prix Parker,AZ MC/ Quad/UTV August 19-21, 2010 Vegas to Reno All Classes October 15-17, 2010 .-. . . Bluewaater Desert Challenge Parker, AZ Car/T rnck/1.lfV December 3-5, 2010 Henderson 250 Henderson, NV All Classes BORE RACING Allen Gerber 801-380-9011 · - after 5pm please May 1, 2010 Wendover 300 July 10,201 Jackpot 225 September 4, 2010 Pony Express 250 October 23, 2010 . TBA BP MOTORSPORTS · E-Mail: All Events At California Cit,, CA BRIGHTON SPEEDWAY R.R.3 BRIGHTON, ONTARIO, CANADA KOK-lH0 (613) 475-1102/FAX (613) 475-3250 CAJOR CuJB AmoMOVILISTA JuARENsE DE CHAMPIONSHIP OFF-ROAD RACING 7210 GATEWAY EAsr EL PASO, TX 79915-(915) 593-4848 RALPH GARCIA 011-52-16-17-45-42 CESAR FUENTES CALIFORNIA RALLY SERIES <> CANNING ATTRACTIONS P.O. Box400 MAYWOOD, CA 90270 PIERRE, SD 57501 DAVE ADAMs (PILOTS AND BAJAS) (605) 224-9481 DoN ENGLEMAN (BIKES) (605) 224-4967 CHAMPLAIN VALLEY RACING AssOCIATION C.J. RICHARDS P.O. Box332 FAIR HAVEN, VT 05743 (802) 265-8618 CLAIRTON HI-JACKERS l.C.O. TOM DELAUDER SR 1091 TWP. LINE ROAD WELLSVILLE, OHIO 43968 • (330) 532-4589 Short Course off Road Racing At Har-rison County Fair Grounds. Cadiz. OH CuJB AUTOMOVILISTICA (011 52 616-5-22-07) CLUB AUTOMOVILISTICO SAN VICENTE San Vicente Off Road ENSENADA, BC, MEXICO USA JAN WRIGHT (011 52 61746834) RAMON CASTRO & RUBEN ACEVEDO (61637/7 0034) CMC CONTINENTAL MOTOSPORT CLUB P.O. Box 3187 MISSION VIEJO, CA 92690-3178 Fax: (714) 367-1608 CODE OFFRoAD MADERO 621-A MEXICALI, MEXICO 21100 760-455-8069 USA 011-52-686-553-4087 MEXICO C.ati .. ttl IA ,111 6 Fiberglass Body Panels Long Travel & Lift Kits Disc Brake Kits Fenders, hoods, doors, bedsides, & dashes for trucks, baJa bugs, Trophy Karts, UTV's. Suspension kits from Blitzkrieg, ·csT, Camburg, ICON, Total Chaos, & Built to order Wllwood, CNC & ProAm kits. Mazzulla. flsll1JXfl{f) (£(} ~ ~ tliJ ~ Mazzulla Chevy 1 500 Lona Travel Kit Prep Supplies Shock Replacement Parts Wheel Bearings & Seals ·Motor & Gear 011 -Additives -Shafts -Valving Shims -Hub Bearings & Seals -Power Steering Fluid -011 & Air Filters -Seals -Pistons -Bearing Housing Assemblies -CV Grease -Brake Fluid -Shock Bodies -Shock Oil -Spindle Bearings -And Much Morel Axle & CV Components Heims, Bungs, & Spacers Tires & Wheels ·300M Solid & Gundrllled Axles -Type II, 930, 934, CVs -Single & Double Boots Systems -Helms & Rod Ends -Standard & HI-Mis Spacers -Threaded Round & Square Bungs -Unlballs Tires from MIT, Yokohama, Toyo, & Sand Tires Unlimited with a wide selection of beadlock wheels available.

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Trail Notes ... TEAM GENERAL TIRE SIGNS SHORT COURSE SENSATION Greg Adler -Team General Tire has added Greg Adler Motorsports to its growing roster of short-course drivers in the Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series. Adler will compete in the Unlimited 2 class in both Lucas and select TORC series races, and joins Lucas Oil Off Road Racing champion Carl Renezeder, along with Carey Hart and Robby Woods, to provide short course fans with some heart-stopping racing excitement and certain podium finishes for the 2010 season. "This is a banner day for Team General Tire," said Travis Roffler, director of marketing. "With the addition of Greg to the team, we're definitely, upping the ante in performance and competition for the 2010 season. Greg took 3rd Place in the Unlimited 2 Points championship in the Lucas Oil Series for 2009, and we are expecting great things from him competing on the Grabber SC this year." Adler, the president and CEO of 4 Wheel Parts, started his racing career in Baja, California driving limited buggies in the SCORE series. After several years, he jumped into the full-size truck category driving powerful, 800-horsepower Class 8 trucks. He entered his first short-course race in 2004 at Crandon International Raceway. In 2006, Greg completed his first season in the Sportsman division and capped· his rookie year with his first win at Chula Vista International Speedway. In-2007, he made the move to the ultra competitive Pro-2 class. Competing against off-road racing's most skilled drivers, Greg proved his talent with several podium finishes. Now racing in the Lucas Oil Off-Road Series and Traxxas Off-Road Championship series (TORC), running up front is business as usual for Greg and his 4 Wheel Parts machine. MASTERCRAFI' SAFETY Announces Lucrative Cash Contingency For 24th MasterCraft Safety Tecate SCORE San Felipe 250. MasterCraft Safety's role as sponsor of the 2010 MasterCraft Safety Tecate SCORE San Felipe 250 goes far deeper than a mere title. "Racers in every class from SCORE Trophy-Trucks to Class 11 cars rely on our products, and we are extremely grateful for that." explained MasterCraft Safety CEO, Robbie Pierce. Recognizing that actions speak louder than words, Pierce i~ offering a whopping $10,000 in contingency money for the 2010 SCORE San Felipe 250. Any competitor utilizing at least one of the following MasterCraft Safety components is eligible to win, providing they run a 16 inch minimum size decal above the mudline on both sides of their race vehicle. MasterCraft Safety suspension seats -MasterCraft Safety restraints -MasterCraft Safety driving suits . MasterCraft Safety recently expanded their product offering, making it easier than ever to qualify for contingency money. New products include a full-line of performance driving suits, fuel and pit crew fire suits, neck braces, helmet skirts, and elbow and knee pads for pit crew safety. Available in SFI 3.2Nl and SFI 3.2N5, the performance driving suits meet and exceed all stated fire protection requirements while providing a comfortable fit and design. Optional hidden-pockets and sewn-in elbow and knee pads make this the first race suit specifically tailored to the unique environmental conditions of desert racing. For those looking to replace or purchase new safety equipment, the lucrative contingency package offered by Mastercraft Safety makes the decision an easy one. Payouts for class wins are as follows: $5000 to first place in the SCORE Trophy-Truck Class, $2000 to first place for the Class l's, $1000 to first place for the 1/2 -1600, $ 1000 .to first place SCORE Lite ( 12), $ 1000 to first place Class 10. All remaining class winners will receive a set of new MasterCraft Safety restraints and the only requirement will be to run a MasterCraft Safety decal at least 16 inches fn size above mudline on both sides of their vehicle. MasterCraft Safety decals will be available from the MasterCraft Safety Contingency Booth for those competitors who do not already have the required signage to qualify for contingency on their race vehicles. Based in Santee, California, MasterCraft Safety is the leading manufacturer of performance off-road suspension seating, five-point restraints, window nets, and limit straps. MasterCraft Safety's full-line of performance seating offers both comfort and protection in high "G" load situations and provides an 84% reduction of energy in a 50 G load impact; exactly the sort of impacts racers can expect to encounter on the notoriously rough SanFelipe race course. More information on MasterCra(t Safety's full-line of products can be found by visiting MASTERCRAFT SAFETY MEDIA CONTACT: Kelli Willmore, 619.449.9455 LUCAS OIL -It was announced that Magnaflow Exhaust Products has been named the "The Official Exhaust of the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series." With a significantly expanded scope in the short course off road racing series that includes their sponsorship of the Greg Alder Pro 2 Unlimited truck, Jerry Daugherty Pro 4 Unlimited, Aaron Daugherty Pro Lite Unlimited and Stephan Papadakis Pro Lite Unlimited, Magnaflow will be presenting the 40 foot, infield Jumbotron. "Magnaflow has had a long history of involvement in off road racing. While we supported teams in the series during the 2009 season, we had the opportunity to evaluate short course off road racing and the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series," said Magnaflow Exhaust Marketing Manager, Robert Wilson. "This is extremely intense and exciting racing and the series gives us a fantastic platform to build a strong presence for Magnaflow Products in this marketplace. We are enthusiastic to be entering into this partnership with Lucas Oil." While developing their impact on the short course off road racing series, the Magna flow program will encompass a variety of elements that reach into the full spectrum of Lucas Oil motorsports properties through their patticipation in "Team Lucas." Magnaflow's individual team sponsorships in the Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League and top fuel boat driver Ken Price in the Lucas Oil Drag Boat Racing Series will compliment their complete immersion into those series along with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. For information Page& April 16-18, 2010 San Felipe 200 San Felipe B.C., MX May 21-2, 2010 Vw Autopartes 250 Mexicali B.C., MX July 16-18, 2010 Orw Gran Prix Tecate B.C., MX October 1-3, 2010 Mexicana Logistics 300 Mexicali, B.C., MX December 3-5, 2010 Race Ready Mexicali-San Felipe, B.C., MX CoLORADOH1u CLIMB ASSOCIATION BARB V AHSHOLTZ, PRESIDENT (719) 531-3642 W/(719)687-9827 H P.O Box 8286 COLORADO SPRINGS, CO 80933 (719) 653-8449 CORP P.O. Box392 CALEXICO, CA 92232 HECTOR CERECER 0ll-52-65-66-4458 CORR SERIES 270 NEWPORT CENTER DR., Sum 100 NEWPORT BEACH, CA 92660 866-501-CORR CORVA 1500 WEST EL CAMINO, Sum 352 SACRAMENTO, CA 95833 1-800-42 ~ORVA EXT 42 Fax (818) 957-4435 CRS CALIFORNIA RALLY SERIES <www, D&T PROMOTIONS DAVE VAN DEREN 2405 BAKER AVE. EVERETT, WA 98201 (206) 339-9079 (AU events at Hannigan race tTack, Bellingham, WA or Thurston Councy ORV Park, 011mpia, WA) DAKAR RALLY DARREN SKILTON BAJA AUTOMOTM ADVENTURES 455 E. OcEAN BLVD., Sum 208 loNG BEACH, CA 90802 (562) 755-2278/FAX: (562) 59Q.7925 <> DECATUR FoUR WHEEL DRlvE 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 E.AsnRN (m:..RoAD RACING AssN. TOM DELAuDER, SR.• 1091 TOWNSHIP LINE ROAD WELLSVILLE, OHIO 43968 (330) 532-4589 ENSENADA BAJA Ow ROAD RACING Av. REFORMA 1136 ENSADA, BC, ~ 0ll-52-646-1818989 USIO 0ll-52-646-1715230 AARON Races for buggys & Motorcycles &rERo BEACH INTERNATIONAL Short Coune Racing VICTORIA GALINDO ENSENADA, BAJA CALIFORNIA, MEXICO 0ll-52-646-176-6230 FORDA FWRIDA OFF ROAD DRIVER'S ASSOCIATION JASON UISIN (727) 376-4176 Mar, Apr, Ma,, Noo at David.son Racewa, FUDPUCKER RACING TEAM 1855 PARKWAY DRIVE s. EL MONTE, CA 91733 626-442-9320/959-579-6151FAX GENERAL TIRE TROPHYLITE SERIES DRIVE RACING ORGANIZATION 760-352-6020 Las Vegas, NV GLEN HELEN OFF-ROAD SHORT COURSE SERIES PO Box6950 April 2010 SAN BERNARDINO, CA 92412 May 22-23, 2010 CoNTACT: Bos BEYER, OFF-ROAD DIREC-Las Vegas Motor Speedway TOR Las Vegas, NV PHONE: (909) 815,5811 June 26-27, 2010 Miller Motorsports Park Short course, stadium and desert race Tooele, UT classes August 7-8, 2010 April 24, 2010 Southern California Venue Round #2 TBA June 12, 2010 September 25-26, 2010 Round #3 Speedworld Off Road Park July 10, 2010 Surprise, Az Round #4 November 6-7, 2010 August 28, 2010 Las Vegas Motor Speedway Round #5 Las Vegas, NV October 2, 2010 December 11-12, 2010 Round #6 Firebird Raceway November 15, 2010 Phoenix, AZ Round #7 MAMAfuuTA OFF RoAD RAcING GLEN HELEN BAJA CuP LUIS CARLOS ALVAREZO CHALLENGE SERIES PANAMERICANA AVE #5105 PO Box 6950 Co. JUAREZ, CHIH., MX SAN BERNARDINO, CA 92412 0ll-52-1637-1799 CONTACT: Bos BEYER, OFF-ROAD DIREC-MICHIGAN BUGGY BUILDERS TOR Dune Buggy Trade Show PHONE: (909) 815-5811 (517) 543-7214 Desert race classes <> August 7, 2010 MICHIGAN OFF ROAD Round #l CHAMPIONSHIPS December 11, 2010 M.T.B. Enterprises Inc. Round #2 15529 JONES ROAD GORRA GRAND LEDGE, ML 48837 GEORGIA OFF ROAD (517) 627-6200 RACING AsSOCIATION Motorcycles, Quads, ATVs and Pilots 420 HOSEA ROAD only LAWRENCEVILLE, GA 30245 MAORA (404) 963-0252 MID-AMERICA GPORRA OFF RoAD AssoclATION P.O. Box664 GREAT PLANEs OFF ROAD GREENUP, IL 62428 RACING AsSOCIATION (217) 962-1318 TIM HODGE E-MAIL: (402) 991-6048 <> ScoTT MORROW MDR PRODUCTIONS (816) 792-2126 (AU raas are short course, stadium scyle OFF-ROAD RACING SERIES Classes, 2010 Sportsman, 1/2-1600, 1853 PARKWAY DRIVE, 2010 Sot.mi EL 5-1600, Sport Truck, Quads, Tough Truck MoNTE, CA 91733 Nel,raska Rac:ewcey Park, Exit 420 on 1-80 PHONE: (626) 442-9320 between Omaha and Lincoln.) FAX: (626) 579-6051 For latest info check E-Mail: <> <> HIGH PLAINS OFF ROAD RACING 2010 California Chamt>ionshif! Series Aprill, 2010 2000 W. QUINCY AVENUE #B Mojave 250 ENGLEWOOD, CO 80110 Barstow "B", CA 303-806-8062/303-781-0974 fax May 15, 2010 INTERNATIONAL ICE RACING Ridgecrest 200 Ridgecrest, CA ...J ASSOCIATION June 25, 2010 P.O. Box 8105 MDR400 ST. PAUL, MN 55108 Lucerne Valley (Double Pts) "A", CA STEVE BEDDOR August 14, 2010 (612) 937-3816/Fax 474-2769 California 200 Night Race INTER-SHOWS MOTORSPORTS Lucerne Valley, CA September 25, 2010 PRoMOTIONs, INc. Lucerne 250 P.O. Box 2910 Lucerne Valley" B", CA MISSION VIEJO, CA 92690 November 6, 2010 (949) 582-2371 Stoddard 250 Barstow "B" (Double Pts), CA ]EEPSPEED 2010 Sut>erstition Chamt>ionshit> Series 1826 N. WINDES AU Races 2010 at Plaster Cicy, West/East ORANGE, CA 92869 April 2.f, 2010 714-538-7434/ fax 714-633-1724 King Of The Desert May 21-22, 2010 June 12, 2010 MORE Day/Night Jeepspeed Light Coyote Wash, 2010 Night Race, 2010 Force 500 Double Pts Lucerne Valley, CA September .f, 2010 Sept 10-11, 2010 Return 2 The Desert 200 MORE Chilli CoolcOff 250 October 16, 2010 Lucerne Valley, CA . Superstition Deel◄, 2010 November 26-28, io10 BITD Jeepspeed Challenge Finals Sprint 2 The Dash TBA ' December 31, 2010 KAMLooPS OFF ROAD RACING The Dash Whi,pering Pines Spora M.O.R.E. &. Recreation Center MoJA VE OFF RoAD RACING l<AMLOOPS, BC, CANADA ENnruSIASTS P.O. Box 1231 Mike Strange (250) 573-4003 BARSTOW, CA 92312 I.As VEGAS SANDSPORTS & 760-253-4453 I OFFROAD ExP0 < (626) 961-3782 May 22-23,-2010 <> ORAF500 <> Lucerne, CA L.I.T.R.E. July 17, 2010 JEFF ELROD Freedom 250 (408) 926-0522 Barstow, CA J1M ARUTA September 11, 2010 (408) 247-4402 Chili cook off 200 Lucerne, CA LOORRS October 9-10, 2010 LUCAS OIL 5th Annual Powder Puff OFF ROAD RACING SERIES Barstow, CA April 17-18, 2010 December 4, 2010 Speedworld Off Road Park Holiday 200 Surprise AZ Dusty Times

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Barstow, CA MICHIGAN SPORT BUGGY ASSOCIATION DAVE BARRET 6363 NIGHTINGALE DR. FLINT, ML 48506 (810) 730-9221 MoTOWEST WINTER TRIALS SERIF.S BILL MARKHAM (909) 860-1857 <> All events at Perris Raceway (At Reed Valley with a school) NATIONAL Mun RAcING AssN. RT. #l, 2010 Box 380 DAVE OR MARLENE RYAN PALATKA, FL 32177 (904) 325-5422 NATIONAL TuFF TRUCK ASSN. Butch Chapin Motorsports Promo-tions 1404 EAST 3RD STREET HAsnNGS, MN 55033-1415 (612) 437-2459 NOORA NORTHERN Omo OFF RoAD RACING ASSN. GARY WULFF (724) 283-2678 E-MAIL <> Buggies, Pilot/Odysseys, Trucks, Quads (Spring Valley Raceway, on route 518, 20 minutes SW of Lisbon, OH) (Thunder Valley located 15 minutes from Spring Valley) NORRA NATIONAL OFF ROAD RACING ASSOCIATION (661) 268-1232 April 28, May 2, 2010 Mexican 1000 Rally Mexicali, BC, MX OFF ROAD EXPO SPIN CoMMUNICATIONS (415) 380-3890 OFF RoAD RAcING AssocIATION Volunteered Series PRESIDENT, 2010 GEOFF LEE 1243 TRICE ROAD LEBANON, TN 37087 (615) 453-58_30 CLASS REP., 2010 1/2-1600 BRUCE MEYERS (865) 453-1005 , CLASS REP,, 2010 9 & UNLTD. Ml<lHAEL MOORE· (334) 271-7035 OUTLAW REP. • ' , DON PONDER (314) 631-8190 (All Races at Wheeling in the,County 900 Acres) Omo OFF RoADERS INc. 1427 GOSHEN HILLS ROAD S.E. NEW PHUADELPHIA, OHIO 44663 ]IM KENDEL (216) 339-4674 Aliraces held at Harrison County Fairgrounds. Cadiz, Ohio ONTARIO OFF ROAD RACERS ASSOCIATION RICK T!CHBOURNE, PuBHC RELATIONS (519)-681-4192(H)/(519) 457-2913(W) OUTI.Aw SEVEN PICKUP 9269 UMMELMAN s-i-. 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 <> PENNSYLVANIA SHORT COURSE RACING SM!TiiTON HOLE RACEWAY 313 SKYLINE .DRIVE SM!TiiTON, PA. 15479 MIKE GEISER 330-683-6263 Short Course Offroad Racing All Races At Smithton Hole Raceway PIKES PEAK P.O. Box 6962 COLORADO SPRINGS, CO 80934 (719) 685-4400 PINE BARRENS ROUGH RIDERS Dusty Times OFF RoAD RACING CHATSWORTii, NJ (856) 875-7591 Pao 1600 SHOOTOUT COREY GOIN 559-647-6132 GOINRACIN@HOTMAIL.COM PuaE ENERGY PROMOTIONS P.O. Box50 RICKETTS, IA 51460 (712) 679-2221 RALLY AMERICA <> April 17-18, 2010 Olympus Rally Olympia, WA <> May 14-16, 2010 Oegop Trail Rally Hood River, OR <> June 4-5, 2010 Susquehannock Trail Rally Wellsboro, PA <> July 16-17, 2010 New England Forest Rally Bethel, ME < ROCK CRAWLERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA P.O. 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~[U)~~ AT PARKER By Judy Smith BJ BaldWin Wins overall Photos: Trackside Photo The Class 1500 gold medal went to Steve Croll, Steve took the win with ease, he was 19 minutes out of the overall win. fortunately, one of the first things that happens in the rain is that the radio, intercom and GPS quit working. So it gets even harder to figure out whete someone is. BJ Baldwin drove his Chevy to the Class 1400 win at Parker, he also took overall honors, he's seen here headin' for the checkers. The"race course was about 142 miles long, and the fast classes were required to do three laps. The rest of them did just two. As always, at 27 miles the outbound course met the inbound course at Midway, which was Mile 91 com-ing back in. The furthest point from the Main Pits was at Mile 67, some 14 miles east of Graham Well. There was no access at Mile 67 or Graham Well. There Parker, AZ: B. J. Baldwin drove his Chevrolet Trick Truck to the overall win at the BITD Bluewater Resort & Casino Parker 425, in early February. The Best In The Desert season got off to a soggy start again, as rain pelted the late hours of the event, bringing with it the threat of flash floods and hypothermia. The race is a tough one in any event, with some areas where no one can go to help a downed rac-er, not even the BITD. There are always strategically ptaced BITD trucks on the course, ready to up-right a rolled-over vehicle, or pull a stuck one out of the mud. But to do this efficiently, they need to know where the troubled racers are. And for this race there was no GPS tracking. The IRC had was a spectator area out near used its equipment on the Janu- help, but fortunately, no life or Bouse (Miles 34 through 37) and ary rally in South America, and death situations arose. There were several more along Shea Road. when they shipped it back it had 240 starters to keep track of. But the most popular spectator to go through France, since that The rain actually began just area was surely right on the edge was the country of origin. Unfor-minutes after the last car left the of town, at the "Python". This tunately, in this era of heightened start line, but-it was spotty and was a man-made track, roughly sensitivity to all things electronic, not a terrible inconvenience for 9 .3 miles long this year, which the customs officials in France, the first lap. In fact, some driv- included jumps, moguls, hairpin didn't like the looks of the stuff, ers were happy to see it, because i:urns, table tops and a variety of and held it for a thorough exami-it held the dust down. And, al-other hazards. Visualize a giant nation. Thus, it was still there and though it started raining hard in oval with pits of all sizes spaced not available for use on the BITD the early afternoon, the biggest all along the outer edge. About race vehicles. This meant that part of the storm apparently hov- midway through the top edge (the the BITD officials would have ered over the eastern side of the long edge) the course entered. to fall back on their radios, and course, creating rivers described Then it jumped and bumped and those of the contestants. The air as "four feet deep" by the drivers hair-pinned through a tortuo1,.1s waves were busy almost from the who had to slog through them section guaranteed to entertain first moment, and for the most later to get to the finish. The fin-the spect~tors and agonize a dtiv-part downed racers were located ish area was blessedly dry for most er with a broken car. Eventually quickly and with no dire conse-. of the evening, but the finishers it worked its way back up to that quences. Some of them surely felt themselves were often soggy bun-oval, and then the driver had to that they waited a long time for dies of shivering humanity. Un-pick out his or her pit amongst .------------------'---------the hundred or so set up along the perimeter, get serviced, then complete the oval, and head back out into the desert at almost the point where he'd come in. Spec-tators could cross the course, so many wandered into the infoield area and clustered around the jumps and turns to get a close look at the action. Others risked fate by standing on the tall berm on the outside edge of the turns. It was exciting stuff, and the spec-tators enjoyed it immensely. The Time Trials, which de-termine start order for the Trick Trucks and Class 1500 cars, had about 7 5 vehicles vying for the top spots. When it was all over, Sam Berri had the fast time in his Class 1500 car, and Ray Griffith, a graduate of the JeepSpeed class, was second in another Class 1500 car. The first Trick Truck to take off would be Pete Sohren in his three-seat Geiser, third in·the line-up. Andy McMillin, last year's Trick Truck Class champion, was driving this event with Steve Sourapas in Sourapas's Ford Trick Truck. He also drove it in the Time Trials, but had a bad time1 of it, getting high-centered some-how, and earning the 60th start position off the line. Another ad-vantage of a good position in the start order is that the first 40 cars to take off went at one minute intervals. The next 160 took off 30 seconds apart, and the last 38 Steve Sourapas is back havin' fun again, Steve drove his Ford to a Chris Appleton came down from Boise to race his Jimco in the Class Ryan Plowman is really haulin' here, Ryan took second place honors second place finish in the Trick Truck division. 1500 battle, Chris had to settle for second place this race. in Class 1100 at Parker, Ryan was 13 minutes out of the win. Dale Dondel did his best this race but had to settle for a second place Dave Crinklaw was the silver medal finisher in the Class 8000 race, Jim Anderson had_ a hellova race, he went like the wind in his Class 5000 finish in Class 1000, seen here at high speed. Dave is seen here racing his Ford toward the finish line. VW, had to settle for second place, he was 68 seconds out of the win. April 2010 Dusty .Times T

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the gauge" on the dash after los-ing a fan belt, and lost his· motor in the Python at the end of lap two. We heard that Number 8 had fuel and was "back on course." All along the way course person-nel reported that Sam Berri was first on the road, which wasn't surprising, because he'd had the first-off-the-line start position in his Jimco. But suddenly, at about 1: 15, the news changed. Now B. J. Baldwin was first on the road in his Chevy Trick Truck, and Berri was limping with something in his suspension broken. Corey Keysar was the winner in the Class 1000 contest, he's seen here driving his Jimco to the checkered flag. Alan Hogan piloted his Ford to the Class 7200 gold medal, Alan is seen here at high speed heading for a nice win. And that's the way it went. Ber-ri's car was too damaged to get to the finish line. He'd come up on a JeepSpeed, and as he went left to go around it, the JeepSpeed had moved over into his path, prob-ably trying to get out of his way, but making a wrong guess about how close Berri was on his bum-per. The collision sent Berri on a wild ride, off a cliff. He limped went at 15 second intervals. On a dusty course like Parker, the big-ger the gap the better. For the classes that started at the front of the pack, the rain wasn't a big deal. They scram-bled the order some, but no one looked particularly outstanding, and no one in Trick Trucks or 1500 cars had moved up in the ranks more than a few positions on the first two laps. Some had, of course, dropped out, some lost some time with mechanical ailments or errors of judgment. It was just the usual stuff. The radio conversations were going steadily. Eavesdroppers could hear only bits and pieces of the data, and often only one side of the conversation. A car was parked on Shea Road, another had a "very loose wheel", still another had rolled and seemed to have lost his antenna, and John Herder was down at Mile 42.5, which was, unfortunately, a "no tow" zone. Pat Dean didn't "catch Centinuld 1n p191 10 Ryan Mattox didn't have the race he wanted to have, he took a Darren Skilton flew his good lookin' Jeep to a second place finish It was a second place finish in Class 6000 for Gary Messer at BITD second place finish in the Class 2000 fracas, here nicely airborne. in the Class 7200 tussle, he's seen here flyin' high. Parker, Gary is seen here headin' for the checkers. Dusty Times 2, 163 Rooms And Suites 60 Table Games 2,300 Slot Machines Poker Room Race & Sports Book 800-Seat Bingo Room 16 Movie Theaters 8 Restaurants 65,000 Sq. Ft. Of Meeting Space 4,500 Seat Equestrian & Event Center 80,000. Sq. Ft. Exhibit Hall Spa-& Fitne_ss Center Showroom 64-Lane Bowling Center 1-866-791-76g6 • LAS VEGAS BLVD AT S/LVERADO RANCH• SOUTHPOINTCASINO.COM Aprll 2010 Page9

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It was a nice· win in Class 1100 for Jake Jones, Jake had 13 minutes in hand when he came in for the checkered flag. into a pit, hoping they could fix it, but "a bunch of chunks of the frame were missing." He became a DNF. And Chuck Hovey, who'd started sixth in the morning, and should have been a contender for the win, lost his transmission about 20 miles into the race, start-ing his season badly also. Baldwin went on to take the overall and Trick Truck victory. He'd had a fairly easy day, but it wasn't entirely uneventful. At about Mile 8 on the first lap one of his spare tires flew off the rack, narrowly missing some spectators. Then at about Mile 80 he had a /'flat from hell'. His air jack sank into the sand, the rim stuck to the pub and B.J.'s navigator couldn't get it done by himself,.so B. J. had to hop out an~ lend some muscle. ,It cost almost five and a half min-utes by the time they had it done. He'd also broken off his radio's jlntenna on a tree branch, so couldn't warn the pit to be ready with two spares, and lost a iittle more time there. He was out of -radio communication from Mile 27, lap one. B.J. had planned to -cruise the first two laps; a plan ap-parently adhered to by a lot of th~ entries, and then see how things looked. When he made his final fuel stop his crew told him that Troy Herbst led him on corrected time, so B. J. stepped up the pace, but then his crew let him know that Herbst was having transmis-sion trouble, and B.J. backed off the throttle and cruised to the finish. He had only a little rain during his drive, and his time was 7:16:14. In second place it was Sourapas and McMillin in the Sourapas Ford Trick Truck. McMillin did the first two laps and lost power steering on the first one, so they had to change the pump. McMil-lin said "It was so rough out there -as rough as San Felipe - gnarly, square edges.'' But he added, "It was fun coming from that far back." Sourapas got in for the last lap, just in time to have serious rain for about three-quarters of the lap. They had no flats. Their time was 7:55:08. The third Trick Truck was the team of Kevin McGillivray and Steve Olliges in McGillivray's Ford. Olliges started and McGil-livray said he did "the wet half.'' He said, "The truck was very, very evil handling, but the power was there. It reminded .me of racing in swing-axle days." They had no . flats. Olliges had a different way of describing the truck's han-dling: he said "it was kicking like crazy." Their time was 8:34:03. Ed Stout finished fourth be-hind them, a bit weary afrer driv-ing his Ford the final 40 miles or so with no power steering. He said his goal for this race had been "to not lose any body panels all day." It's uncertain if he managed that. Troy Vest took home all the marbles in the Class 1200 contest, Jake is seen here speeding his Chevy to the finish line. On the second lap as he went through the Python he went "way too hard" in a hole and rolled over, landing on his wheels. He was able to put it in gear and go on. His time was 8:36:03. The fifth Trick Truck was Marc Ewing's Ford. Ewing drove the full distance and said he got one flat when he ran over a sharp rock. He also had an alternator is-sue, and some overheating on the second lap due to leaking coolant. His time was 8:47:32. Troy Herbst finished sixth in a Dodge borrowed from Brian Collins. His new truck is as yet not completed. Troy drove all the way, and he blew his transmission and rear end in the pits at the end of the second lap. The crew used up an hour in repairs. He said he thought it was "a course, especially with the rain.'' His time was 8:59:03. · In seventh it was Roger Nor-man and Larry Roeseler in a Ford. These two thought that they could save a bit of time on fuel mi,leage. They had it figured that they could do it with just two fuel stops, out at the Midway pit. But they came up "about 20 miles short." Norman was driving at the time. He got out of the truck and went looking for fuel, and after walking a while, came upon some spectators in a motorhome. They let him siphon some fuel from their tanks, which he then carried back to the race truck and dumped in. Sadly, it wasn't enough to get him to his fuel stop, so he went through the same rou-tine one more time before he got the truck to his fuel supply, and Roeseler. Other than that they didn't have any problems. Their time was 8:59:20. The eighth Trick Truck to finish was Steve Strobel's Jimco. Steve did the first lap, and lost about 40 minutes while his crew changed the transmission after the converter went out. Then Dale Ebberts did the second lap, which was flawless, and Strobel got back in for the last lap and lost a tire when a wheel broke. Their time was 9: 16: 10. In ninth place it was Adam Householder in his Chevrolet Trick Truck. He'd lost two and a half-hours with repairs after breaking an A-arm. His time was 9:26:56. The team of William Stuever, Mark and Brendan Beeler and Richard Franklin, in a Ford, were tenth, i:n the time of 10:11:35. They went away without st'opping to talk. Tracy Rubio and Larry Trim finished 11th in their Ford. Rubio did the first and last laps, and Trim did the middle. He broke a rear suspension bolt and had to make on course repairs. This truck is the one in which Manny Esquerra had a heart attack dur-ing the race in 2008. The team put a memorial headstone next to the course at the spot where Manny died. They were all in awe that when the truck broke on the second lap it was right next to Manny's headstone. Their time was 10:21:21. In twelfth place it was the Ford of Michael Voudouris. Voudouris did-laps one and two and Billy Goerke, who's been Brian Col-lins' navigator for years, drove the third lap. They said they had a "few little problems." Goerke had a flat, a distributor rotor broke and that cost them a half hour, and on the last lap they'd had "heavy rain", with water coming over the hood. Their time was 10:24:31. Lloyd and Derrick Sproule were 13th in their Ford. Lloyd did the first two laps and Derrick finished. He said they had "rain, a fuel issue, a couple flats and too many puddles." Their time was 11:01:48 and they were the last Trick Truck to make it to the finish line. In the unlimited open wheel ·class, called Class 1500 at BITD, the first to finish was the Ford powered Porter of the father and son team of Steve and Ray Croll. Steve started the race and did the second lap also. He had one flat during his stint. Ray got in to do the last lap, and he got a fair amount of rain. He said "I had a ball out there -kinda slippery -it's been a long time since I raced in the rain." He finished on a left rear flat. Ray was clearly very pleased to be driving with his son and to have earned the class win. He was, as might be· expected, choked up with emotion. Their time was 7:35:59 and they were second overall. Brothers Steve and Chris Ap-pleton finished second in their ...i Jimco Chevy. Steve drove laps one and two and Chris did the third lap. They come from Boise, Idaho to race, and they're in their second yea-r of competition. They said they'd had "no issues~, no flat tires. Their time was 8:05:47. In third, only eight seconds back, it was Garrick Freitas, who Greg Gilbert only got in two laps in Class 7100, Greg is seen here hustling his Ford towards that elusive checkered flag. Jamie Galles flew his good looking buggy to a second place finish Robert Mamer drove his Jeep to a second place finish in the Class 3700 in Class 1800, Jamie is seen here in level flight. conflict, he's seen here with the hammer down on his way to the flag. Clint Ma/burg is slightly askew as he rushes his Jeep towards the Garrick Freitas finished third in Class 1500, he was a mere 8 seconds It wasn't Kevin McGillivray's day, he had to settle for a third place finish line, Clint finistfed second in Class 1700. out of the silver medal, he's seen here at speed in his Jimco. finish in the Class 1400 contest, seen here in his Ford. Page 10 April 2010 Dusty Times

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was racing in this class for the first time. He's been racing in the MDR series in a Sportsman Truck. His Class 1500 car is a Jimco Chevy, which used to be-long to Charley McDowell. He had a good day, with only one rear flat, and the loss of his radio and intercom on the second lap. His time was 8:05:55. Fourth place went to Chris Kemp, in a Jimco Chevy. This was his fourth race. Dino Crescentini was signed on to drive the second lap, so he rode the first lap as navi-gator, as a kind of pre-run. He got really sick and "threw up at least a dozen times", so he didn't get to drive. So Kemp drove all the way and Darren Petersen navigated laps two and three. They said they had no problems, no flats, but had "missed on the suspension setup." When asked, "What's next?" Kemp replied, "A Vicodin and a beer." His time was 8:10:29. In fifth it was Danny and Bill · Wingerning in a J imco Chevy. Bill did the first two laps and Danny finished. They said they had "no issues -just visibility". They added that their OPS was falling out and they had no inter-com. Their time was 8:23:05. Sixth place went to Brett Lenk and Randy Perry in a Penhall. They said they had one flat and lost about three spark plug wires. Their time was 8:26: 12. In seventh it was Vince Gale-wick in a chassis powered by an LS3. He said he had "one flat -nothing else", and "had wheel to wheel racing all the way to the end." His time was 8:26:43. Eighth place went to Rich Ronco, who did lap one, Tony Smiley, lap two, and Ricky Gaunt, lap three. They were in a Tatum. They reported alternator prob-lems, a broken tie rod, and said their "belly pan fell off" which caused an hour down time. Their radio also quit working. Smiley and Gaunt are a little out of their element racing off road, in their other lives they're Sprint Car rac-ers. Their time was 8:41:34. The ninth place finishing team was the Tatum of Ryan and Paul Macrae Glass took home all the honors in the Class 8000 fracas, Macrae had 32 minutes in hand when he took the checkers. · Sharman who didn't stick around to tell us about it. Their time was 10:02:40. In tenth it was the team of Johri Herder and Jeff Darland in their Jimco. They'd had an unusual problem. The car is still fairly new: and according to Dar-land, the suspension is rough and it "needs a lot more testing." Herder, as we noted earlier, had been reported down very early in the day because he'd run out of gas. One way or another, he'd been rescued and had got to a pit and filled up and went on. But then he ran out again. While they were in the pit someone noticed that a fitting was cracked and fuel was pouring out, onto the floor pan. Happily, it ran out harmlessly, except, of course, that the tank went empty early. The car has dual fuel pumps, so they capped off the one on that side, and had no more trouble. Each of them drove a lap and a half, and Darland, who finished, said he got into heavy rain on the last lap. He reported that there were "rivers out on the course, and stalled cars all over." He came in at about 6:30 in the evening, and their time was 10:52:52. In eleventh it was the father-son team of Travis and Don Chase. Travis, the son, drove the first two laps in their Porter. He lost a CV joint and was towed back to Pit 2 where he replaced it. Then he had electrical trouble, and got a new alternator at Check 3. On the Goat Trail the Smith brothers' 1600 car was stuck in a hole, so he stopped and pulled them to get them started. Then he put Don, his dad, in to drive the last lap. Don said it was a "wet, filthy, terrible lap." He didn't have anything more to say. Their time was 11:07:40. The team of Brian, Sam, Charles and Gary Hewett, in a Penhall, finished twelfth, and somehow we missed them all to-gether. Their time was 11: 17:30. In 13th it was Steve Raskett and Jake Johnson in a Porter. They changed their transmission at the end of the second lap, and it cost them an hour and a half. They also had two flat tires, and said their "motor is about ready to blow. We had zero oil pres-sure the last 100 miles." Raskett started and Johnson finished. As a sort of afterthought they added that they'd also "left the light bar at home." They finished at about 7:30, in 11:24:13. Shawn Croll and Darren Ebberts were 14th, in a Porter Ford. Croll did laps one and two and Ebberts finished. Their throt-tle linkage broke at Mile 60 on the first lap. Then they had a flat, and when they went to change it the nuts were so over tightened they broke their socket. But that was o.k., because they had an-• It was a nice Class 5000 win for David Ollis, but it was close, David only had 68 seconds on his competition at the finish. other socket in the car - only it broke also. And, so did their third socket. They finally borrowed a star wrench from a nearby empty parked JeepSpeed .... And got their tire changed. Late in the race their front shocks went away, so when their other team car had finished (Steve and Ray Croll) they took the front shocks off of it and replaced theirs. It was a long day -their time was 11:49:09. In 15th it was the team of Adam Pfankuch and Rick St. • John, in a Penhall. These two are more usually in some kind of limited buggy. Pfankuch started the day and he had "CV and axle issues". St. John reported the same story. He said he "limped it around after Mile 50 on Lap 2" to bring it to the finish. He came in · at about 8:20 in the evening and reported that "pretty much the whole track has standing water." They were the final finisher in Class 1500, and their time was 12:33:53. 1n Class 1000, which had ll starters, the winner was Corey Keysar in a Honda Jimco. Keysar drove the entire distance, had no flats or any other problem, and never got out of his car. He started behind seven Protrucks and 12 cars in his own class. He did an amazing amount of pass-ing without disaster. His-time was 8:40:35. Second place went to Dale Dondel, who drove laps one and · three, and his brother Mike, who did the middle section in their Racer chassis with an Ecotec mo~ tor. They said they built the car in three weeks. The advantage of this motor they tell us (besides the fact that it's relatively inexpensive) is that it will run on pump gas. Mike had a wheel fall off. Aspen Taylor, Dale's 13-year-old stepdaughter, rode in the race for the first time, and .enjoyed the ride. Their time was 9:04:47.· Third went to Jose Lynch and Jason Defalco in an AlumiCraft VW. They split the driving evenly and had a "flawless" day. They said it was wet, and "hard to see." Their time was 9: 13:45. This race draws folks from all around the U.S. and Canada -but for the first time we know of, there was an entry from Guam (and, yes, we know it's part of the United States) which, by plane through Hawaii, is some 6,379 miles from the Southern Califor-nia area. John Walker didn't seem to think it was such a big thing that he'd come from Guam to race his Honda powered Kreger. He drove all the way and said he had "no problems" except that the water killed his radios. There was, he said, two and three feet of water in many places on the course. His time was 9:27:24 and he finished fourth. Continued on page 12 Jose lynch gave it all he had this race but he had to settle for a third lee Banning Sr. raced his Foddrill to a bronze medal finish in Class Scott McFarland drove his really good looking Ford to a third place place finish in Class 1000, he was 9 minutes out of second spot. 1100, lee is seen here at high speed heading for home. finish in the Class 8000 conflict, here at speed. --Hank Winter raced his Bunderson to a third place finish in the Class Alex Staats had his share of troubles this race, but, he fought on Greg Jones drove his Torchmate Ford to a third place finish in the 2000 battle, he's seen here racing towards the checkers. and was able to grab a third place finish in Class 1200 with his Ford. ever competitive Class 7200, seen here a sec after landing. Dusty Times April 2010 Page 11

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. In fifth it was the team of Bri-an Potts, Ralph Potts and Chad Cummings who each did a lap, in their Toyota Lothringer. They said there was a "lot of rain". They ran trouble free and were pleased because they "wanted a good fin-ish to start the year off." The two in the car were totally .soaked and hustled off to someplace warm. Their time was 9:29:51. Sixth place went to Jeff Zember in a Moore's Performance chassis with a Toyota motor. This was his first BITD event, and his first "big race." He did all three laps, lost his clutch, lost his brakes, and was really wet and cold. His time was 10:48:48. In seventh was the team of John Hsu, Shawn Moore and Omar Garcia in an unknown brand of car. Unfortunately, we missed them in the confusion at the finish area. Their time was 11:10:26 and they were the last Class 1000 car to finish. The Class 7200 trucks started in positions 111 through 131 (there were 21 of them), behind Class 8000, 1000, and the Pro-Trucks, and all the Class 1500s and Trick Trucks. The first 7200 to finish was 14th overall, and they'd got by all the Protrucks, a mess of 7200s, all the 8000s and all the Class 1000s but the winner. This was a new truck because the old one burnt to the ground at last year's Silver State 300 event in October. Al Hogan, who drove first in the Ford, said "I didn't wreck anything today." Dane Cardone did the second half of the race, and he didn't wreck anything either. Their time was 8:43:33. Second in Class 7200 was Dar-ren Skilton in a Jeep. He said he "had a lot of problems." On his last lap he said there was "four feet of water in some places. I thank all the Dakar driving [I did) -it helped." He said that from Graham Wells on, in the wash, he kept going from side to side on the banks to stay out of the worst water. His time. was 13:37:56. He was the final finisher in the class. We don't know what happened to any of them except Chad Hall, • A nice win in Class 2000 for Kevin Smith, he's seen here piloting his Mirage towards the sometimes elusive checkered flag. who was in the Greg Jones Ford, He said the "rain came down and they lost their motor. hard", and he had a small tire In the 1100 class there were 17 on one side and a big one on the cars, and the first team to finish other - "I felt like a rally driver!" was the Jones brothers, Jake and He also said there were "too many Josh, in a Hankbuilt chassis. Jake pools -it was awesome!" Their did laps one and three and Josh time was 11:12:35. did lap two. They said they had no In sixth it was the team of problems and no flat tires. Their Jim, Bill, Alex and Ryan Gled-time was 8:50:44. hill. They finished in the time of In second place it was Ryan 11:59:17, and they were the final Plowman who did laps one and finishers in their class. three in his Kreger and Brian In the ProTrucks Troy Vest Munson who did lap two. They drove his Chevrolet all the. way, said it was "pretty much a flawless and had no problems. His win-day", except that after they'd got ning time was 8:51:18. into a "real downpour" something In second place it was Rick got wet and "it didn't run right for Backus and Qave Mason in their a while." Their time was 9:03:06. Ford. They finished at a point In third it was the team of Lee when it was raining at the finish Banning, Sr., Lee Banning Jr., line, and just headed into the Clayton Buttle and Kyle Daniel- distance. Their time was 8:52:21, son, in a Foddrill. Their time was only a minute and three seconds 9:49:34. behind Vest. Fourth place went to Ty Third place went to brothers Godde, who drove all the way in Alex and Ryan Staats and their his Henry and said "I can't be-dad Steve, in their Ford. They had lieve I'm out here!" He said that transmission trouble early in the whenever it rained the motor cut day and lost an hour. Ryan did the "out, and he'd been stuck on hills. first lap, Steve did lap two, and He had a flat and got stuck in the Alex finished. They said it rained mud five times on the last lap. His on them "hard". Their time was time was 11:07:25. 10:56:57. In fifth it was Greg Jensen, In fourth it was Justin Blower, who did lap one, Art Velasco, Sr., Rich Rader, Jim Blower and Chris who did the middle, and Art Jr., Kolbenschlag in a Ford. Their who finished. Their car is a VFC, time was 11:20:26. which stands for "Velasco Family Chris Paulsen and Pa·ul Perrizo Chassis", because Art, Sr. built it. and William Caskey finished Art Jr. had a flat during his stint. fifth in their Ford in the time of The Class 6000 gold medal went to Louis Chamberland, he took the win with ease, seen here with a magnificent cactus. 11:24:23. Eric and Jared Hardin drove their GMC to sixth place, losing some time with a broken bal-ljoint. Their time was 11:51:52. They were the last finishers in the. class. · Class 8000 had stwen entries at this event, and Macrae Glass, in a Ford, continued his winning streak, with another first place. (He won every BITD event in 2009.) He said he'd had a "fun day", with no flats and "no big problems." He had forgotten his ear plugs, and thought that was a big problem before the race, but then he found that Chad Hall had some spares, which he loaned him, and they proved to be much more effective and comfortable than the ones he'd been using, so that was what he wanted to talk about at the finish line. Glass's time was 8:56: 10. In second place in Class 8000 it was Dave Crinklaw and Mike Thurlow in a Ford, in the time of 9:28: 14. Third place went to Scott McFarland and Rory L'Hommedieu in the time of 10:37:01. No one else finished. Class 5000, the unlimited Baja Bugs, had an entry of ten cars for this event. Eric Anderson did the first lap, Dick Holmes did lap two and David Ollis drove lap three in the winning car. They said they'd had no problems but rain, and they lost a door panel. They had no flat tires; and took the win in the time of 9:40:39. In second place it was the team of Jim Anderson, Mike Belk, Mike Terry and Zach Collins, who'd had a "huge lead" and· ran into a flash flood that killed their engine, and they got stuck. Then they stalled again, and got stuck again. Belk did the first two laps, and stopped just once to put a throttle return spring on. They had no flats. Anderson did the last lap, and Collins was the navigator for him. Anderson did double duty by starting the day in John Cooley's 1500 car, but had lost the transmission in that one 30 miles into the race. None of the other Class 5000 cars finished. This team had a time of 9:41:47, only a little over a minute behind the winning car. They also served as reporters for us, letting us know that Dave Bonner had blown a turn in his Class 5000 car and gone into a ditch early on, and then Michelle Bruckmann, driving her Class 5000 car, had come along, missed the same turn and hit the side of Bonner's car and rolled twice in the air. It was-I a hard hit for Bonner, who was still in his car, and we hope he was not seriously hurt. They also reported that A. J. Martin's dtotor "sounded bad -and he went into the pits and stayed there." , In Class 2000, there were 15 cars at the start, and the Smith Ryan Finchum takes to the air as he flies to a third place finish in the It was a third place finish in Class 7100 for Rich Severson, he's seen Gary Rog/in only got in two laps in the Class 8100 but he was Class 6000 contest, here, nearing the checkered flag. here on his way to the checkered flag. awarded a third place finish in his Ford Pickup. ,, David Kincaid drove he very long buggy to a third place finish in Bob Land had his share of troubles this day, Bob finished third in the Scott Watkins gets our award for high flyer, Scott literally flew his Class 1800, he was nine minutes out of the silver medal at the flag. Class 3700 battle, he's seen here at landing. Jeep to a third place finish in Class 1700. 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'• I Blake Henn was the first Class 7100 to cross the finish line, he's seen here hustlin' his good lookin' Ford towards the finish line. brothers, Kevin and Brian, took the win in their Mirage. They did a lap-and-a-half each, Kevin starting and Brian finishing. They said they had a perfect day except for being stuck in the hole. (Re-member, Travis Chase stopped long enough to pull them out of the hole in the Goat Trail.) Their time was 9:50: 16. · Second place went to brothers Ross and Ryan Mattox, who said everything "went real smooth." ln their C arroll Racing chassis. 'But then they had "engine issues" about 22 miles before the finish. They went on to say "The same thing happened last year -the air filters are soaked." So they limped in the rest of the way. But they had no flats. Their time was 10:52:28. In third place it was Hank Winter and Keith Roether in a Bunderson. Winter did the first lap with his 16-year-old son, Dusty, navigating, and then Ro-ether did the second lap and Den-nis Derleth navigated. Then on the third lap Winter drove again, and Rother navigated. They said the "rain came", and then they had "water gremlins". They're old school buddies and this was the first time they'd raced together. Their time was 10:52:54 only 26 seconds behind the second place car. Fourth place went to Rick Graf and Amy and Zak Banning. Interestingly, they had Rick Boyer, one of the best limited car driv-ers around~ doing the navigating fo r Perez. Graf did the first lap, and Zak Perez, age 17, Amy's son, drove the middle lap, and Amy did lap three. On the last lap, which was very wet, they said they "stalled many times" and ran on three cylinders ·a lot. Boyer said they'd "missed a little in the silicone on the wires." Their time was 11:40:27. In fifth it was Patrick Nirschl, age 16 and Kamren Woodward, age 17, in a Bunderson. Nirschl drove and Woodward navigated, and they were both in the car all day. And it was a long day, as they finished at about one a.m. On the last lap they stopped at Graham Wells to dry off by a fire before going on to finish. They had no flats, but their intercom quit. Their GPS still worked, which was surprising. They were one of the last cars to finish, and were directed by BITD officials to come in on the "alternate course", a roadway which avoided the worst of the water. Not that it helped much; they'd been in water so deep that it foamed up inside their car, and they were seriously wet and cold. Still, they were in better shape than the nervous group of fathers and pit support that had been waiting, pacing, for hours. Their time was 16:00:00:253 -and they were the final finishers in their class. In Class 6000, the Trophy Lite trucks, there were 13 entries. These small trucks have not done many seriously long events. For this one they were given rear fac-ing blue lights, which indicate to cars that may be lapping them, that they are "slow" cars, and should be passed with care. Yet, they decided they would do all three laps. All the other "slow" classes had opted for just two laps. That, it turned out, would have been. a better choice. In first place it was Darren Donnis and Rick L. Johnson, driving for the owner, Louis Chamberland, who was ill and unable to race. Donnis did the first two laps, and Johnson ar-rived at the finish covered in mud, with few body-panels left. He said he wanted to "Thank Casey for watering the course." Their time was 10:27:06. Series owner, Greg Foutz, wait-ed impatiently at the finish line for the rest of the group. As Casey Folks extended the time limit to Jon Krellwitz looks like he's posing for a picture as he hustles his Jeep to a first place finish in Class 3700. Dusty Times Tim Casey was the big winner in the Class 8100 contest, Tim is seen here in his Ford at high speed, going for the checkers. give as many teams as possible Paris and John H erman wh o "the chance to finish", Foutz tried drove one lap each. They said they to find out iust where all his little shattered. a rotor in a water patch trucks were. Ultimately, he left, and had no spare, so that cost and so did we. them an hour. Then they holed Gary and Troy Messer; Jason the radiator and had to install a Wood and Tyler Jacobson, man- ·new one. Then they had wet sen-aged to get to the finish in second, sors which were "giving us issues and last, place. They were also di-with the EFI". And they drove rected around the very wet areas, the whole last lap with no front and allowed to come in on the brakes. They said the course was "alternate route." Their time was like a river and they drove about 17: 14:20 and they were the last of-30 miles in the bushes off to the ficial finisher of the race. · side. Their GPS was working, but Class 7100 had six entries, and their intercom went out. Their they are another three-lap class. time was 15:42:30, and they not But they apparently don't do well only won, but were also the last in water. The winning truck was finisher in the class. the Ford of Blake Henn, Freddy We don't know what hap-BPA II.I pened to all the others, but we got a phone call from George J.irka, who was driving with Rich Severson in his Ford, and learned a bit about the conditions. Sever-son did the first two laps, and he put the truck on its side early, but• someone was there with a strap and uprighted him quickly, and all that did was lose him a right front fender. He completed his laps and· they thought they were running about third. Jirka got in about four or five p.m., and it had been raining a while. Beginning at Pit 1 there were many puddles. He stopped at Graham Well for oil and to have his windshield cleaned. Right after that it was solid water, and that was Mile 54. Jirka tried to drive on the bushes, using them for traction, but the rear wheels dropped into a mud pit. It was an hour and a half before a BITD truck got there and pulled them out. Then they went back on the course, and there was water everywhere, and of course, the windshield was muddy and he couldn't see. The back end dropped into a hole again. After a half-hour the BITD came and pulled them out. By now it was _ eight or nine p.m., and the BITD person told them where the de-tour was around the water. Jirka tried to find it, but in the dark and wet, followed a wrong road and got to Race Mile 84, so he Continued on page 14 PINCH BOBBEB ~~KENWOOD :!61:?: II UNIBAll CUPS 2111 lEIAl IA _! BAIEB IIElMETB \ '~ ! .. 1-Cff Ir 111C#IIII April 2010 Page 13

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The Class 1700 win went to Eric Helgeson in his Jeep, Eric was the big gold medal winner in the Class. turned back and went to Mile 60, and got back on course. Now he was going "up the river", uphill to Check 2 at the east end of the course. He said the bottom of ev-ery "whoop" was filled with water. At the Check the people stopped them and asked if they were o.k. They gave them water. J irka said their truck's motor never missed, but they got stuck in an area near some barbed wire where there was sand and they got stuck several times. Then at about 1:30 a.m. they got stuck again, and by then they knew they were "timed out", and having been out to push and shove so many times they were wet and cold. So they sat in the truck arid broke out the emergency ra-tions. Then a BITD truck came and pulled them out, and also pulled out John Holmes (another 7100 truck) who was stuck nearby, and they tried to go on. But Jirka got stuck again, and they yanked him out again, and at this point they gave up and went to Midway where Severson was waiting with the tow vehicle and trailer and they left. Jirka said that frorh Mid-way east there was simply water everywhere. Their story points out what a difficult thing it was to get around the track, but also, how dedicated and hard work-ing all those BITD folks were in their trucks. Whenever a racer got stuck a BITD person eventually got to it to pull them free. They were working every bit as hard as the racers to keep the race ve-hicles moving along. . In Class 8100 there were 'five entries. At midnight, as Folks was on the radio trying to determine if any more vehicles would be able to finish, they heard from truck 8108, the team of Tim Casey, Mike Tuba, Chris Blackard and Jeremy Spirkoff, in a Ford. They said, "We are still mov-ing, are exchanging flat tires for new tires. What do we do now?" They were told to continue, and were appraised of the "alternate routes" around the worst water. They made it in, after 17:03:21, to earn a win. No one else in their class got to the finish. Hav-ing heard how tough it was for the Severson/Jirka truck, we can only imagine how bad it could be for the Casey truck, which is full sized and surely heavier to push and pull. Moore, Dan's brother, navigated the entire way. He's a paraplegic and can't get in and out of the car in a hurry, so, the team explained, he doesn't change tires. They had a broken sway bar, and finished in .the time of 6:19:35. In second place it was Jamie Galles and Bill Bice who shared the driving in their Chevy pow-ered Playtech. They had one bro-ken wheel and a flat, their inter-com quit and someone stalled on a hill in a single-lane situation and they had to back down. Their time was 7:32:27. In third it was Mark Johnson and Dave Kincaid. Their buggy had a windshield, which worked great to keep them warm and dry in the rain, but it stopped the air to the radiators and the motor overheated, so they had to take it out. Instead they had the crew tape up the entire bottom of the front area with duct tape. That worked fine. Their time was 7 :41: 25. They were the last Sports-man team to finish. Class 3700 had seven starters, and the winning team was Jon Krellwitz and Skyler Gambrell in a Jeep. They broke their steering ram about ten miles before the finish and were down to ten miles an hour for that last section. They had no flats and no other prob-lems. Their time was 6:38:25. Second place went to Robert Mamer, Ben Abatti, Jordan Smith and Carlo Caya in a Jeep. Some-how we missed them at the finish area. All we know is that their ti~e was 7:53:59. In third place it was Bob Land, Eric Garcia, Tom,Hanscom, and Enrique Covarrubias in another Jeep. Their time was 8:51:08, and we missed them also. Fourth went to Ted Holt and Gary Cann in still another Jeep. Their time was 15:57:47, and they were the final team to finish in that class. We apologize for miss-ing so many of them. Apparently -. Dave Schneider had a good race, he took gold medal honors in the Class 4400 race, Dave is seen here headin' home. to chat. Their time was 10: 13:38. They were the only ones in that class to finish. There was one limited Baja Bug racing, entered by Max, Ra-chel and Mark Harris, and they did only one lap, putting them-selves on the DNF list. In Class 7300, which had three entries, there was only one fin-isher. Cousins Quinn and Kellon Walch shared the driving. Quinn started,-and at the end of lap one handed over to Kellon. By then it had been raining for a while. At Mile 60 or so he got stuck along with four or five other cars. Course workers got them all out and then got permission to send them "on another road". Kellon also put the truck on its side at they went off in some direction steering box problems. It broke one point, and had to wait an that didn't lead to the media area. from the frame and had to be hour for the busy course workers Class 1700, the JeepSpeed welded twice. Lopez had a couple to get there and upright him. He folks, had 20 starters. At the end of flats. Their time was 9:22:05. said "It's a crazy mess out there of two laps the winner was Erik The seventh place car was the - it's a running river." They fin-Helgeson, who drove both laps, team of Austin Stobaugh and Eric ished at about 10:50 p.m., with a and Mike Slater, who navigated. Filar. Filar, who's 17 years old, was time of 13:42: 11. The other two They said a Class 1500 car threw the starting driver, and Stobaugh didn't make it. rocks at them and broke their finished. They said they had a As it was last year, this year's lights and holed their radiator. "stellar day" but ran out of gas event was especially challenging. It happened close to a scheduled at Mile 120, and lost a couple of It's a tribute to the skill and de-pit, so they pu_t stop leak in the ra-hours. The pit crew wasn't where termination of the teams, and the diator and lost only five minutes. they'd been expected to be, so dedication and hard work of the They were happy to report that they siphoned gas out of a specta-course workers that as many as they won this race last year also. tor's motorhome. Their time was did, got to the finish line. There · Their time was 7:27: 15. 10:04:59. were 240 starters, and in the In second place Clint Malberg In eighth, it was Eric Heiden, three-lap classes, only 63 finished, also drove both laps, with Corey who, with Bryan Reagan navigat- while in the two-lap classes, 16 Grimes navigating. They said lap ing, had no trouble at all on the made it to the finish line, for a one was "good", but on Mile 5 first lap. But, on the second lap · total of 79 finishing cars. That's of lap 2 a wheel exploded. Then both motor mounts broke. Josh only 32 percent. Here's hoping at Mile 80 their fuel pickup line Reiter was driving at the time, that next year they have better malfunctioned, and caused what and Mark Linder was navigating. weather. And, keep in mind that they termed, a "couple issues." When the motor mounts broke, the Best In The Desert goes back Their time was 8:41:58. the motor fell out. So they took to Parker for the first edition of In third, finishing on a flat left come-alongs and tied one under their two-day Bluewater Chal-front, •it was Scott Watkins, who the motor and another across the lenge on the weekend of October started, and Andrew Burroughs top and went on to finish. They 15 through the 17th. October who finished. Their one problem said this was a car they'd bor- should have nice weather. was having to change a fuel pump, rowed. Their time was 11:49:44. In the times between finish-which cost ten or 20 minutes. They were the final JeepSpeed ers, we often chat with spectators They finished in 8:58:31. finisher. or crew members who are stand- ~i In fourth it was Tom and Ben Class 4400, the rock-racer ing around waiting for someone. Thorvick, a father and son team. class, had three entries. The win-At this event we got a couple p( The dad, Ben, started, and Tom, ning team, Dave Schneider and entertaining comments., When the 16-year-old, finished. It was Tim Priess, were very muddy Martin Christensen, who races the team's first race. They had no upon finishing, and did not stop regularly in the SCORE events flat tires. They said .-------------------------, in a Class 1 car, was it was Ben's idea - asked what it was like he wants to race in to be at the race as Baja. Their time was a spectator. He said, 9:01:53. "It's kinda like goin' In fifth place it to a strip club when was the husband and all the girls have their wife team of Scott clothes on." and Tandi Hartman. Another com-Scott started and ment came from an Tandi finished. They unknown bystand-had to replace their er, describing the transmission on the way Macrae Glass first lap. Their time • drove his Class 8000 was 9:17:28. truck. He said, "He Chris Wacker was drivin' as if he and Pete Lopez were Michael Bird is seen here at speed at the BITD Parker 425 heading had to go to the sixth. Wacker had to a fourth place finish in Class 8000 in his Ford. bathroom." There were six classes required to do only two laps. And it was still too much for many of them. In the 1800 group, the Sports-men, which had nine entries, the winning team was Dan and Dave Moore, and John Martensen in an "Arlia Mid Engine Class 1 car." Dan Moore started and Mar-tensen drove the second lap. Dave It was a good day for Kellon Walch, Kellon piloted his Ford to a first place finish in Class 7300, here at high speed. Randy Merritt throws lots of dirt as he races his Ford to a second place finish in the Class 8100 fracas, Randy only got two laps under his belt. ~age 14 April 2010 · Dusty Times II

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,,!C:: 6™ RALLY OF MEXICO Loeb/Elena/Citroen Win By Martin Holmes Photos: Maurice Selden Sebastien Loeb and Daniel Elena flew their Citroen C4 to the overall win in Mexico, here before many, many admiring fans. Victory in Mexico was the complete answer to the humiliation that Citroen had suffered when Sebastien Loeb was beaten by Mikko Hirvonen in Sweden. Citroen cars won every special stage and their cars took the top three places overall. Hirvonen suffered badly through running first on the road on the first day and never recovered, only eventually gaining fourth place through the kindness of teammate Jari-Matti Latvala. The delight of the rally, however, was Petter Solberg who finished second overall, having led all the way on the opening day, finally snatching the place from the Citroen Junior driver Sebastien Ogier on the · final superspecial, which was also the final stage of the event. Ford could give no reason for their misfortunes, on an event where they have seldom done well in the past. Their Fiesta S2000 cars, however, took the top three places in the SWRC category when their rivals in Skoda Fabias had a series of problems. Round two of the 2010 Loeb versus Hirvonen World Rally Championship battle was held in Mexico. The sixth time the event had counted for the world championship, it was absent from the series in 2009, because of the FIA's event rotation system, when it was run as the innovative Rally of Nations instead. And, finally, after a long period of indecision by the organisers surrounding the official name of the event had come a decision, it was to be known as "Rally Guanajuato Bicentenario" - no more Corona and no more Mexico in the title. Guanajuato is the name of the province and is also the idyllic historic city some 50km from Leon where the spectacular ceremonial start is traditionally held. The change was not adhered to by the FIA as it is the country which is paramount in a World series. Coming from Sweden, the event expected to be the longest in this year's championship, the series had come to the event which is expected to be the shortest, well under half the total distance. Being the furthest west round in the world championship, it meant in Central European Time terms it did not finish until Sunday evening. It was run again on stages in the hills close to the north east of the leather production town of Leon, the fifth largest city in Mexico. Leon itself lies about 400km north west of Mexico City at 1800 metres above sea level, so the elevation of the stages in the hills also makes this quite the highest rally in the championship. All the stages were held on hard sandy gravel-based roads except for a promotional downtown asphalt stage in Leon itself and the daily superspecial stages. These roads have a traditional deception to them, often because seemingly innocuous rocks embedded in the surface of the roads unexpectedly damage the cars. The special novelty in 2010 was the downtown stage which was trialed last year at the Rally of Nations, it was within walking distance of the Leon's imposing Poliforum exhibition centre, the site of the headquarters of the event. Also, the event had taken advantage of two new organisational freedoms. Firstly, the route of the pre-event shakedown now formed part of a special stage on the actual event, and secondly there was a secondary event for drivers of cars which did not comply with current FIA WRC rules but with national and American championship rules. 12 crews registered and nine started this sub-event, which ran the same three day itinerary as the WRC event All five registered WRC teams were present in Mexico, the four already seen in Sweden plus the single-car entry for the Munchi's Ford WRT from Argentina, making its return to the championship at this event A total of 11 World Rally Cars started the event, the nine championship cars as well as Petter Solberg's privately run C4 and the Focus of American driver Ken Block, making his debut in a World Rally Car. Block won the 100 Acre Wood Rally in Missouri, USA the weekend beforehand in his Fiesta Special. Although a non-Priority driver he was treated like royalty by NOS, the sport's global promoters. A 12th WRCar had been entered, a Peugeot 206 WRC for the national Mexican Xavier Pons and Alex Haro drove their Ford Fiesta to the SWRC/WRCC win in Mexico, seen here at high speed on the course. and Nacam Champion Ricardo Trivino, but entry to the main event was refused as the car type lapsed from homologation at the end of 2009 and was instead offered the · chance to run in the alternative event. There were no new WRCars for the teams' drivers, the two official Fords, Loeb's and the two Citroen Junior team cars all being last year's cars rebuilt over the winter. Sordo's and Petter Solberg's Citroens were the same cars they had used in Sweden, as were the remaining four Focuses. The battle for the lead was sure to be intense, but the battle for the Super 2000 classes would again also be fierce. There were two Skodas against three Fiestas with a single Fiat in the line up. This was the first time Super 2000s had been seriously rallied at such high altitude outside South Africa. Rene Georges manager Jack de Keijer explained "We think that recent engine mapping development work means that the normally-aspirated engines will now adjust to high altitude much better than before." His team runs two Skodas: renegade Ford driver Nasser Al Attiyah drives Brynildsen' s car from Sweden while Brynildsen drives the car he used on GB last year. There was a third Fabia for the Mexican driver Pablo Gutierrez. Of the Fords, one of the M-Sport run resident Fiestas was present, this was the Monte Carlo winning car to be driven here by Xevi Pons. Martin Prokop had the· same car as in Sweden and Michal Kosciuszko drove a new car. Pons was the top team driver at the Nations Cup last year. The Fiat was driven by the popular paraplegic Spanish driver Albert Uovera. All the SWRC entries, except Llovera, also qualified for the FIA's WRC Team Cup. The event also counted for the PCWRC, for wliich six regular contenders came plus two Mexican Guest drivers. Top drivers in this category are the reigning world champion Armindo Araujo, the final time he planned to drive his faithful old Evo IX, and twice former' champion Toshi Arai. Unfortunately for Arai and other Impreza drivers newly homologated pieces (including1 lightweight bonnet and windows and' improved turbocharger) were not yet available, so are not expected to appear on WRC events until later in the season. Arai did mischief when he rolled his car at the official' PCWRC competitors test before the rally, but good work before the start removed all signs of the damage. ·This was Arai's first rally with his new· codriver, Daniel Barritt who formerly. c;:odrove for Fumio Nutahara. "The excitement started a little bit earlier than I expected" Barritt mused... ,. There was a welcome newcomer to the series, another Argentine. driver, Federico Villagra's protege Miguel-Angel Baldoni, but he' disgraced himself the weekend before; overturning during the Mina Clavero championship rally in Argentina. The Guest drivers were Benito Guerra, who has gained considerable international rally experience in recent years, and Rodrigo Salgado. A Mexican driver "o/ith considerable motorsport experience outside. rallying. is 35 year old racing driver Michel Jourdain, whose career has spanned CART Indy cars, NASCAR and Petit Le Mans, while in 2007 he competed in the WTCC with a SEAT. . Who will come out on top? Championship leader Mikko Hirvonen knows the challenge well: "Running order rules mean we have to be first car on the car on the Friday. We will just have to find ways round that problem." Was this a hint that tactics would come into play? And anyway, drivers know even if the thin Mexican air means the cars will not be so highly stressed as on lower altitude events, the pressure on them' will be greater. The weeks leading up to the event were an opportunity to maximise their physical fitness. The rally was scheduled so the first car crossed the finish line just after. midday, which means early evening in European time. Petter Solberg and Philip Mills drift wide on a mountain road in Mexico, the drop off to their right is how many meters? Martin Prokop and Jan Tomanek took second place honors in SWRC/WRCC in Mexico, seen here in their Ford Fiesta. In the hours before the start there was a lot of discussion which led to many local drivers transferring their entries to tp.e auxiliary event, Rally America. In the end there were 30 starters on the WRC event, and a surprise. Ken Block was .suddenly given Priority 2 status which meant he did not have to run behind the PCWRC cars. Shakedown featured a water crossing into which the cars nose-dived into the water, and a lot of cats had damage to their bumpers and air inlet ducting. Petter Solberg made best time ahead of fellow Citroen drivers Sordo, Ogier, Loeb and Raikkonen, with Hirvonen the best Ford driver in sixth place. Eyvind Brynildsen was the fastest Super Centinued on p111 16 Dusty Times Aprll 2010 Page 15

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Sebastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia drove their Citroeh C4 to third Kimi Raikkonen and Kaj Lindstrom, Citroen C4, dust some spectators, Ken Block and Alex Gelsomino get their picture took in Mexico they overall in Mexico, here into a sharp left hander. Kimi was out with an accident shortly thereafter. were a long 18th place finisher in their Ford Focus RS. 2000 driver ahead of Kosciuszko's and Prokop's Fords, while over four seconds slower than the best S2000 car was the best PCWRC driver Armindo Araujo in his Evo IX. The Fiestas seemed particularly susce tible to roblems with the Page 16 water crossing, but it deceived even the WRC drivers. Jari-Matti Latvala and Dani Sordo both said they knew the crossing, had driven through before but were astonished that it was much deeper than before. cafs and departed from Leon for the ceremonial start in the city of Guanajuato. Day 1 Citroen's 1-2,345 at Shakedown had not seemed very significant, but April 2010 lead it was obvious that it had been meaningful. Mikko Hirvonen knew that starting first on the road was not going to be a very nice thing to do, but he never ·realised just what a disadvantage it would be. "The that there should not be too much loose dust on the road," he explained, "but we were deceived. The roads during recce were still a little moist after recent rains, but then there were two warm days to dry them out before the actual event." Sebastien Loeb, running car two, confirmed that the conditions were much worse than expected. The conditions however were fine for some. Fastest car on all the orthodox stages during the first loop, and running eighth on the road, was Petter Solberg. He was thrilled, but puzzled, "We flew out our Swedish car for this event. In Sweden it handled awfully, here it is superb." Second quickest on the first three stages was Sebastien Ogier, running fifth car on the road. Sebastien Loeb was braving the conditions and passed teammate Dani Sordo into third place. But Hirvonen had a terrible morning, lying sixth at the midday service he was behind teammate Jari-Matti Latvala. The most stressed driver was Kimi Raikkonen, he impacted a rock on stage one which bent a steering arm and forced him to stop on the road section to replace this. Then on stage two a wire to the fuel pump broke and Raikkonen lost 23 minutes on the stage itself and ...; clocked in 16 minutes late at the start of stage three. Until this year, this would have meant he woul_d have been too late to be able to carry on, but this year the allowable lateness at a control has been increased to a half-hour. Raikkonen's codriver Kaj Lindstrom explained, "In the rush we had no time to swap our tyres round before stage three and that added to our problems." Unexpected heavy landings and impacts were the name of the morning! Hirvonen hit a concrete post, Jari-Matti Latvala hit a speed hump and the car shot into the air, landing on the apex of a second hump. Ken Block impacted a hole with such force that his codriver, Alex Gelsomino, nearly dropped his pacenotes. Block, "Geez, these Focuses are something, I was sure we would have wrecked the suspension but we didn't! M.Sport chief Malcolm Wilson confirmed his mechanics spent a lot of time checking for damage at service. Federico Villagra had brake and handling troubles all morning and hoped these would go away in the afternoon. for Petter to be leading at midday was no enormous ·surprise: What was a big surprise, however, was that the stages continued to be slippery during the second loop and favour later runners. All this was to the delight of the leading Norwegian! It was not until stage seven that competitors started to report that there were some clear lines starting · to show through the loose gravel. There were three stages and then a couple of runs round the autodrome special stage, a course which is now almost entirely on asphalt. The big Dusty Times

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Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen look a bit out of shape as they The PCWRC winner was the Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX of Arminda Henning Solberg drove his Ford Focus RS to a sixth overall finish in contend in Mexico, they were fourth overall in their Ford Focus RS. Araujo and Miguel Rama/ho, seen here before an enthusiastic crowd. Mexico, seen here at high speed on the course. story of the second loop was the exit of Raikkonen, who rolled six times going off the road and ending up on its wheels but with the front right wheel missing. The car was too badly damaged to be repaired to restart on the second day so he became the first leading retirement of 2010! The big uncertainty was why the Fords were doing so badly. Latvala said he could not match the speed of the Citroens and of course what would happen if Petter Solberg continued to lead the rally ... That, however, was unlikely, as he faced the challenge of driving first car on the road on the second day. Petter, however, was enjoying every moment of the occasion. It was five years since he had won here, the penultimate victory of his professional career. Matthew Wilson's car was a little less unstable behaving a little better but was no more than a minute behind Henning Solberg's car. Citroen 1-2, 3-4, Ford 5-6-7-8-9-10. Although it wasn't looking good for the blue oval, Super 2000 was going well for them with the Fiesta. The Super 2000 drivers were feeling their way. Michal Kosciuszko scored fastest time on each stage on the first loop ahead of Martin Prokop, who was bemused at the way the high altitude meant you had to drive constantly on the rev limiter. Xavier Pons and Nasser Al Attiyah both had very little pre-rally driving experience of their cars and were feeling their way. Albert Llovera broke the power steering on his Fiat on an impact. Eyvind Brynildsen stopped on stage 2 after he went off the road and damaged the suspension. During the second loop Kosciuszko continued to lead the SWRC until he was forced to stop with a broken alternator belt but Prokop was going cautiously, having already damaged the sump of his Fiesta - which could not be replaced, and this left Pons in the lead, ahead of Prokop by 9 .5 seconds. Nasser Al Attiyah stiffened the suspension of his Fabia, which suited him better. Llovera stopped on a stage when he discovered a branch had turned off the master switch, then he damaged the radiator and the engine overheated, so he stopped for the day. In the PCWRC Armindo Araujo took the initial lead but lost this when he was deliberately cautious at a water crossing on stage two which let Toshi Arai ahead. Third was Benito Guerra despite losing power steering fluid. Araujo, despite going very cautiously over the very bad bumps took the lead on stage six, just in front of Arai who was still was having power steering trouble. Giorgio Bacco (rolled and damaged the radiator) and Benito Guerra (broken drive shaft) both stopped. A late drama came on the second run of the superspecial stage, when the Guest driver Rodrigo Salgado lost a wheel and did not complete the stage. Dusty Times The Stewards were busy once again, Mexican· driver Jose Cortes was in trouble for not using Pirelli control tyres on his Mitsubishi and was reprimanded, fined Euros 960, the cost of a set of four control tyres! Day2 Kimi Raikkonen's and Giorgio Bacco's cars were too badly damaged and were the only top running absentees. Rodrigo Salgado restarted under SupeRally rules. It was clear the overnight order was not going to last very long, the roads were getting even dustier and running order was critical Petter Solberg headed Ogier, Loeb, Sordo and then the phalanx of world championship Focuses -and then the Fiesta Super 2000s of Pons and Prokop. The speed at which the changes came however was surprising. The first stage of the day was nearly 30km long and three cars did not emerge. Dani Sordo had an impact which broke the steering, Ken Block broke the suspension and Matthew Wilson slid off the road and was stuck. Loeb was immediately up to second, having taken 16.7 seconds off Petter whose lead was now only 10. 7 seconds. After the second stage Loeb had moved into the lead and Solberg's challenge was now to defend his second place against. Ogier. Both Hirvonen and Latvala had punctures, Henning Solberg lost his brakes towards the end of stage ten, which featured a long downhill stretch at the end of the stage. During the second loop Loeb settled into a winning mode, pulling out what advantage he could to gain as much protection as possible against the problem of running first car on the road on the final day. The battle between Ogier and Petter Solberg continued, each aiming to run behind the other on the final day. Citroen explained that there was no need for tactics at all. Whatever position Petter finally finished would not upset Citroen's quest for the Makes' title as his entry was not registered. It was at Ford that the uncertainties were rampant. Why were their cars so much and unexpectedly off the pace? Malcolm Wilson said: "There has been a lot of head scratching. For sure we lost far more time on the first day than we ever expected." Latvala was still ahead of Hirvonen, and both were now running with two spare wheels, knowing that the stages were getting seriously abrasive. Henning Solberg had a problem at the start of stage 15 when the handbrake stuck on, and when it suddenly freed the car lurched forward and the engine stalled! Federico Villagra was happy. Brynildsen and Kosciuszko restarted under SupeRally. The battle for the lead of the SWRC was close, Pons struggled with a broken clutch all through the first loop. Prokop despite his caution, took the lead ·on the second stage of the morning. Brynildsen found the handling unpredictable on fast stages. Kosciuszko was flying and made fastest time on all four stages of the first loop but when he got to the midday service he found the car was on fire due to grease from a transmission bearing burning. Fortunately the team were able to send him off again. The battle for the Super 2000 series continued to be tight over the second loop of stages. Kosciuszko had a delay at the start of stage 14 and the propshaft bearing failed. He waited to be brought back to the service park so he could restart the final day under SupeRally. Brynildsen had some more problems with the fuel pressure on his Skoda on stage 16, but was eventually able to misfire his way round the two superspecials but the car would not move when it got to the service park. Eventually the crew were able to push the silent car into service for repair. Prokop ended the day only 4.8 seconds in front of the hard trying Pons. Fuel problems afflicted the S2000 crews, who resorted to opening up the breather pipes before and after each stage to prevent . the cockpit filling with fumes. Al Attiyah arrived at the end of day service with a broken inlet manifold sustained after a heavy landing but nothing more suspicious. When the team changed the part there was a problem and it took the team too long to find out what the problem was so it could be sorted, and the Qatari driver found himself out of the event. The battle for PCWRC was equally tense. At the end of the first stage of the day Araujo and Arai were exactly equal, but then it went wrong. Araujo lost a little time with a spin on stage 11 and Arai went off the road on stage 12 and damaged a wheel, forcing him to stop and replace this during the stage. Miguel Baldoni was driving sensibly but had a broken hand brake. During the · second loop Araujo cruised ahead, aware that there was no need to push his car at all as Arai was over three minutes behind. Salgado missed the afternoon stages because of a broken oil cooler. Day3 While the leader Sebastien Loeb continued to disappear into the distance, the excitement was intense for second place. Petter Solberg was 2. 7 seconds ahead of Sebastien Ogier. Petter slid wide on the first stage of the day and this cost him 4.1 seconds so Ogier was up in to second place, by a margin of 1.4 seconds. On the final orthodox stage Solberg only took 0.8 second back, so as the crews arrived at the last stage, a double run round the autodrome, the gap was 0.6 seconds. It was a dream for the spectators watching two former World Champions fighting it out. Petter won the place, leaving Ogier 1.1 seconds behind in the final results. Meanwhile Latvala did the job expected of him, waiting on stage 21 just long enough for his BP Ford teammate to pass him in the overall classification into third place. Xavier Pons passed Martin Prokop to take the lead in the SWRC category on the first stage and went on to gain victory on his debut in his Ford ahead of Prokop, who's second place saw him leading in the series after two rounds. Michal Kosciuszko was busy making up time lost in SupeRally penalties he had incurred and eventually finished third. Ford Fiestas took the first three places in the category. Brynildsen brought his Skoda home in fourth place but the happiest man on the planet was Albert Llovera with his hand-controlled Fiat Grande Punto. 1.Jovera, "This has been easily the hardest rally of my career. My hands are completely swollen. I have hardly used my lefthand, which I use to control braking and accelerating. He was fifth in the category -well into FIA championship points. In the PCWRC there were to be only five finishers as Salgado retired on stage 21 after a fire. Victory in the category went to Armindo Araujo, the Portugese driver winning by over three minutes from Toshi Arai. Baldoni, in only his second season in rallying, finished a delighted third though ahead of him was the experienced Peruvian non-championship driver Nicola Fuchs. With Araujo and Arai dominating the category, being fastest on ten stages apiece, only one other driver scored a fastest time which was on the penultimate stage of the rally by fourth placed finisher and Guest driver in the category, Benito Guerra. Araujo took the lead in the series from Patrik Flodin, who was absent from this event. The World Rally Championship moves onwards, having faced the longest rally and the highest altitude stages in the series, the series moves to the third round in the series, Jordan, for the lowest stages. Run over the desert gravel roads of Jordan, this rally has only been held once before in the WRC, in 2008, where Mikko Hirvonen won and where Sebastien Loeb had a bizarre traffic collision with another Citroen competitor. 6th Rally Guanajuato Bicentenario - Rally Mexico (MEX) Leon 4/7.03.2010 WCR round 2, SWRC/WrcdPCWRC round 2 WCR points WCR WCD S WC PC 1 (1) Sebastien LOEB/Daniel Elena F/MC Citroen C4 WRC AJ083ZN (F) 3h.42m.41.7s. 25 25 ---2 (11) Petter Solberg/Philip Mills N/GB Citroen C4 WRC AL289AN (F) 3h.43m.05.9s. -18 - - -3 (7) Sebastien OGIER/Julien Ingrassia F Citroen C4 WRC AJ607MN (F) 3h.43m.07.0s. 18 15 - - -4 (3) Mikko HIRVONEN/Janno Lehtinen FIN Ford Focus RS WRC SA09VHR (GB) 3h.44m.29.2s. 15 12 - - -5 (4) Jari-Matti LAlVALA/Miikka Anttila FIN Ford Focus RS YI/RC PXOBAXB (GB) 3h.44m.56.8s. 12 10 - - -6 (6) Henning SOLBERG/Ilka Minor NIA Ford Focus RS WRC EU07SSZ (GB) 3h.45m.29. 7s. 10 8 - - -7 (9) Federico VILLAGRA/Jorge Perez Companc RA Ford Focus RS WRC EU07SUF (GB) 3h.52m.55.1s. 8 6 - - -8 (28) Xavier Pons/Alex Haro E Ford .Fiesta S2000 SWRC/WRCC MM590RT (GB) 4h.01 m.26.1 s. + - 4-25 25 -9 (21) Martin Prokop/Jan Tomanek CZ Ford Fiesta S2000 S'NRCIWRCC PX59AVJ (GB) 4h.01m.43.7s. -21818-10 (31) Annindo Araujo/Miguel Ramalho· P Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX PCYI/RC DJ924GW (I) 4h.04m.14.2s. - 1 - -25 11 (32) Toshi Arai/Daniel Barritt J/GB Subaru lmpreza N14 PC'NRC GMG301T04103 (J) 4h.07m.30.9s. - - - - 18 13 (42) Miguel-Angel Baldoni/Jose Diaz RA Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX PCYI/RC 9027XA (MEX) 4h.13m.27.2s. - - --15 14 (2) Dani SORDO/Marc Marti E Citroen C4 YI/RC AJ110ZN (F) 4h.22m.34.1s.(9) 6 - - - -15 (49) Benito Guerra/Javier Marin MEX Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X PCWRC 7538GLW (E) 4h.23m.23.8s.(4) - - - -12 16 (5) Matthew WILSON/Scott Martin GB Ford Focus RS WRC PXOBAXC (GB) 4h.25m.58.9s.(9) 4 - - - -17 (33) Gianluca Linari/Paulo Gregoriani I Subaru lmpreza N14 PCYI/RC DW355PX (I) 4h.26m.16.9s. - - - - 10 18 (55) Ken Block!Alex Gelsomino USA Ford Focus RS YI/RC AG57CKA (GB) 4h.29m.32.0s.(9)--- - -20{23) Michal Kosciuszko/Maciek Szczepaniak PL Ford Fiesta S2000 SYI/RC/WRCC PX59AXA (GB) 4h.35m.02.9s.(9)--15 15-21 (25) Eyvind Brynildsen/Cato Menkerud N Skoda Fabia S2000 SWRC/WRCC 956BEW (B) 4h.35m.25.9s.(8) - -12 12 -22 (30) Albert Llovera/Borja Rozada ANDIE Fiat Grande Punto S2000 SWRC DK0TTGT (I) 4h.38m.31. 7s.(3) - -10 - -30 (6 SWRC/5 VI/RCCl7 PCWRC) starters. 25 (5 SWRC/4 WRCC/5 PCWRC) finishers. +Group N winner. 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,.,-~ ..... ,~ INAUGURAL 5PEEDWORLD SNORT COURSE Rockhi.11 overalls! Text & Photos: Kermit Lennick Levi Rockhill took the Class 1 win both days at Speedworld and the overall win, he's seen here cornering hard in the cold. Scott McCracken flew his good lookin' Chevy to the Class 8 win at Speedworld, he's seen here on his way to the flag. all win, so the racer need two races and had to be on top of their game both days in order to walk away with the overall win. Action started Saturday morn-ing. It was an icy morning with temps in the mid twenties and it made for a wild ride for the racers as they were sliding all over the course, desperately trying to get traction. Trophy Karts would be the first group racing and the o ly group doing.a point's race for Just Satur-day (dl,le to the mom\ trophy kart race Sunday). The Trophy Kart classes consisted of 21 Karts which made for an exciting race, when the dust settled; Kol Bailey too"k the win in the Mini Trophy Kart Scott Martenson is seen here nice and clean and cold waiting for the green flag to wave, Scott finished first in the Pro 10 both days. Ray Miranda is really flying here, Ray took the Singie Buggy win on Saturday and took the silver.medal in the Sunday race. The inaugural Whiplash race at Speedworld took place on Sat-uraa and Sunda December 5th AT RIGHT: Scott Martenson does and 6th. Whiplash made the race a beautiful wheelie in front of the weekend into a two day event, the grandstand as he went for the checkered times were combined fo~r..!a!!n!..::o~v~e~r-_.:"='a:::g='=S=c=o:;tt;;;:to=o=k=t=h=e=w=1=·n=1=·n=P=2==Tr,=u=c=k=s.=-.....!===:::;-;:==::;===========:::;=;;:;;:;:::::;.;;:::;:;;;;:;:::;:=:;::;;::: Jeff Martin (foreground) corners with two other cars on his way to Shawn Askamit (#1472) drove to the Sport 1450 Truck win on Sunday Dave Seeman (Foreground) had a decent weekend, he took third in a 2nd place finish in Pro 10 both days, 2 seconds out of the win at Speedworld, he's seen here cornering hard at speed. Sport Limited and on Sunday he finished in the fourth spot. on Sunday. r==="""=====,;; Gary Zweifel (#32) gave it his all in Pro Unlimited Truck Class but to Tatum Ronco, (foreground) takes this left hander quite quickly, Tatum An artistic shot of Brandon Birmingham ready to start, Brandon took no avail, Gary was a dnf at the Speedworld fracas. finished second on Saturday, took the win in the Sunday race. a fourth and a third place finish in the Sport Limited Class. Page 18 April 2010 Dusty Times I

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,1 I """'5 ;:,;._-....;:;.z..;..._.J Parker Steele gets some last minute-instructions prior to the PW i..,;;:-.;~;.._ _________ __..__. ____ ,. Trophy Kart race, he finished in second place, only 16 hundreths Branden Sims leads Rick Radavich in the Pro Mod UTV race, Branden Alyssa and Chase Ryan run side by side in the PW Trophy Kart out of the win. finished with a sixth and a fourth place finish in the races. competition, they finished eighth and fourth respectively. Class with William "Tyler" Ael-var taking second and Courtney Hukill clinching third. In the PW Trophy Karts, Jeff Hoffman took first with Parker Steele less than fifteen seconds behind him for second and Resse Bailey on his tail for third. Then The UTV's dominated the track with 30 plus entries in the class, made for some exciting, door to door, action. After a hard fought battle, Tyler Herzog would win the racing weekend, with Eric Bartlett taking second and Robert Vanbeekum battling for third. In The Buggy class, Levi Rock-hill would battle back and forth with Todd Martenson and win the overall and first in class 1. Todd Martenson (Scott's brother) would sweep the competition for the second place overall and class 10. This would be his first race and third time behind the wheel of the · Martenson class 10 buggy, and Jeff Martin would rake third overall and second in class 10. In the Truck class, there was a light turnout due to the Hender-son race the same weekend, and the Snore Laughlin race; However there was a lot of action during the race: Scott Martenson in a Pro2 was dominating the course, putting down lap times that would qualify for a top 5 spot in the Lu-cas Series, and that was only his second time in the truck. Scott· Martenson would take first place in the Truck class with Scott Mc-Cracken taking second place over-all and first in class 8, and Shawn Askamit taking third overall and 1st in 1450. On Sunday the First ever mom's Trophy Kart race where the kids mom's raced their Tro-phy Karts and it proved be very interesting and intense as there was some tight racing and lots of carnage as half the Trophy Karts left the track at the end of the race with broken fiberglass or bent bumpers. It was a great race. That concludes the Whiplash Speed-world race, Whiplash plans on running a short course series and a desert series in 2010. For more information, contact Whiplash at 602-971-3730 Robert Van Beekum gives the victory sign before the Pro Mod UTV race, however, it was no to be, he finished 3rd and 6th in the races. Dusty Times Hi Desert Charities April 24th & 25th - A Two Day Event ALL PROCEEDS GO TO HELP BARSTOW CHARITIES VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT: Co-Sponsored By: BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT *POKER FUN* Two loops approximately 25 miles each, one for 4-wheel vehicles and one for motorcycles and ATV's. Families and groups may ride and drive motorcycles, ATVs and 4-wheel vehicles together on the same track after notification and approvafof event officials. ... .... . . Twelve (12) Best poker hands from each day win prizes. You can enter Saturday, Sunday or both days as many times as you wish. Sign-up and go from 8:00 a.m. to Noon. MUST COMPLETE COURSE BY 1 :30 p.m. Any type Off-Road Vehicle can enter; however, all California Off-Road Vehicles must have a "Green or Red Sticker". All off-road vehicles must have an approved spark arrester (exempt if equipped with a muffler). THIS LAW WILL BE STRICTLY ENFORCED!!! Helmets required for ATV & motorcY.cle riders. No riding double onATV's. $25.00 entry fee. Each rider/driver goes twice for single entry fee. New motorcycles must present registration at Tech Inspection if Green or Red Sticker is not available. FREE hats to the first 250 entries Saturday - 150 on Sunday. T-shirts, hats & s'Yeatshirts available for purchase a:t the start/finish area. · * SATURDAY NIGHT DINNER 4:00 p.m. - Slash X Cafe BBQ/Dinner Chicken, Ribs, Beans, Vegetable and Bread $13.00 + tax per plate · * FACILITIES AND CAMPING Portable Johns, Trash Dumpster & Lots of Open Desert for Camping Bring you own water and firewood. No Pallets, or wood with nails allowed in the desert per B.L.M. !~,!!!~~ · NO ~ri,~RKS • !~~!!r!!~ "We'll Take Care Of It" "We'll Take Care Of It" Lots of PRIZES to be given away each day - 2:00 p.m. AWARDS Twelve (12) .Best Hands from the Poker Run will win Prizes each day - 2:00 p.m. BBQ Hamburgers, Hot Dogs and Refreshments available at the event site 10:00 a.m. -??? Rolls & Coffee • Ham, Bacon or Sausage & Eggs Breakfast Sandwich • Saturday morning - 7 a.m. - 9 a.m. Ham, Bacon or Sausage & Eggs Breakfast Sandwich • Sunday morning - 7 a.m. · TO GET TO THIS EVENT Go 12 miles south of Barstow on Hwy 247 (Barstow to Slash X Cafe) For more information call the Slash X Cafe at (760) 252-1197 or Mal & Connie Wessel at (760) 252-3093 PLEASE DON'T DRINK AND DRIVE April 2010 Page 19

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IIRB,l.. WILD WASH 250 Ashley Davis overall Winner! By ]. Preston Bradshaw Photos: Trackside Photo The Class 1450 win went to Eric Wehn, he plowed through the muck an mire to take the class win, he's seen here at speed. The weather was really foul as well as the weather. There were them would be able to complete but a few racers showed up to only 32 entrants waiting for the their required laps. combat the course at Barstow green flag and only a dozen of Class 1 only had one entrant, Joe Willardsen, but Joe failed to start the race. So, the first vehicles off the start-ing line were the Class 3 troops, there were four of them, they had four laps to run for their race and half of the field made it to the checkers. At the end of their first lap it was Gerardo Barragan in the class lead, Chris Muncy ran in the second spot, he was a bit over two minutes in arrears, Salvador Cer-vantes was in third place, another 12 minutes back and the other vehicle failed to start the race. Their second lap ended and Gerado Barragan still led the class, Salvador Cervantes was up a spot into second place, he was 30 some minutes behind the leader and Chris Muncy dropped to the third spot, he was another 30 some minutes back. When their third lap came to an end it was still Gerado Barragan in the lead, Salvador Cervantes remained in second place, he was some 50 minutes in arrears. Chris Muncy was on his trailer. Final lap ended, the checkered flag flew and Gerado Barragan came in for a nice win, Salvador Cervantes came in for the silver medal and that's all there were. Class 5/1600 only had one en-try, Rick Saldivar Jr. Rick ran his first lap in 1:35: 12 and was going quite well, his second lap he turned a 1 :36:03 and was still chewing up the race course. On his third lap Rick turned a 1:34:38, but, unfortunately, Rick was unable to complete his fourth and final lap so he ended up as a dnf. There was only one entrant in Class 8, Joe Patelli, he had three laps to run for his race and Joe per-formed well, he completed his first lap in 1:09:42, he did his second lap in 1:16:47 and he came around to take his gold medal with a time of 1:20:37, it was miserable out there but he certainly had a good time. . There was only one Class 9 car on hand, Edgar Hernandez, and Edgar was credited with a first lap time of 2:00:32, he followed that lap with a 1:49:00 lap; but, unfor-tunately, that was all he had. Prob-lems put him on his trailer and he too was scored as a dnf. Class 10 was next up, here too, we only had one entry, Jeremy James. Jeremy went like hell on his first lap, he turned a 1:02:23, I believe that was the quickest lap of the race but it was all for nought, Jeremy failed to complete another lap and he too was scored as a dnf. Class 1200 also had only one entry, Nick Dempkowski but Nick did not start the race, cest la vie. There was only one vehicle en-tered in the Class 1300 race, Ricky Mondragon and Ricky finished his five required laps in good time. His first lap was a 1: 19:39, he turned a 1:41:17 on his second lap, he turned a 1:25:35 for his third lap, a 1:21:48 for lap four and finished it off with a 1:19:17 on his final lap; an uncontested win, but a win none the less. There were seven trucks entered in the Class 1400 fracas, they had Continued on page 22 Eric Jacobus gets set for an off kilter landing at the MOR Wild Wash Ken Dixon's truck may look dry here, but it wasn't! Ken plowed Ashley Davis did herself real proud, she weathered the weather and 250, Erik only made eight of his required nine laps. through the water to take the Class win. the course conditions to take the Class 4 win. Jeffrey Hantz had a good first lap, a no so good second lap and that Terry Wyrembeck gave it his all, it just wasn't his day, he never was Zac Reish was another one who couldn't beat the water, he finished was all of his laps, seen here just coming out of the water. able to complete his first lap at Wild Wash. seven of eight required laps but was unable to complete the race. Greg Sunds was another that fell victim to the weather and Stephan Ruppel-lee had many problems, he had a four hour first Not a good day for Vincent Munoz, he was unable to complete his conditions, he completed only one of his five required laps. lap and that's the only lap he had, seen here in his Ford early on. first of five required laps at the MOR Wild Wash 250. Page 20 April 2010 Dusty Times

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~ ~. ·~ ~-------=~--------~~. ~ Doug Mendez was lo'tJking for a good race but he ended up running Joey Black got in six of his required nine laps at Wild Wash, we don't Jim Goff fought the weather as best he could, he only got five laps out of time, thanks to a five hour third lap. know if it was water or mechanical that put him out. under his belt this race, hopefully next race will be better. six laps to complete for their race and three of them made it all the way. At the end of their first lap it was John Vaughan showing the way, Danny Giannini was 62 sec-onds behind the leader, Tyler Scott was running in third place, he was another 25 minutes in arrears, Dustin Trent was running a close fourth and Jeromy Burnitz was holding down fifth place, he was another nine minutes in arrears. Randy Shields and Kyle Caso failed to start the race. When their second lap came to an end it was John Vaughan con-tinuing to lead the class, Danny Gi-annini remained in second place, he was now six minutes behind the leader and Jeromy Burnitz was running in the third spot, he was another thirty eight minutes back. Tyler Scott and Dustin Trent were on their respective trailers. Third lap ended, John Vaughan was still the pathfinder, Danny Giannini remained in second place but he was now just a bit over a minute in arrears after setting fast lap for the class. Jeromy Burnitz had retired from the fray. At the end of their fourth lap it was still John Vaughan in the lead but Danny Giannini was now less than a minute behind the leader. Lap five, John Vaughan contin-ued to lead and Danny Giannini remained in second place, he had dropped back a bit with a 1 :39:04 lap. Sixth lap, last lap, John Vaughan came in for a hard earned check-ered flag, he had a hard 1:46: 19 lap and he took second place honors for the class. Last, but, certainly not least were the Class 1450 racers, there were 14 entered in the class but six of them would see the checkered flag. At the end of their first of four Continued on page 37 Brad Wilson went further than anyone else in the 1600 class, but Even Jeeps sometime succumb to the weather, Darren Hick only Looking cold and wet, David Bedy gave it his all at Wild Wash, he too he too was unable to get in the nine required laps. got in three laps before he too succumbed to the weather gods. succumbed to the elements, only three laps in his book. Page 22 TTBEAOLOCK SIMULATED B.L.. VWBEADLOCK 1 SXl 2 VW BEAOLOCK April 2010 NON BEAOLOCK SEADLOCK NON BEAPLOCK Dusty Times ,I

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. . ·' . . ------------------------------------ - - -----------~ BATTLE AT PRIMM Josh Daniel overall! By]. Preston Bradshaw and Stephen & Mary Cossey Photos: Art Eugenio Photo What a weekend! What a race! There were 324 paid entries, 187 of them did not complete their required laps, some classes had more entries that you could count and from what we could hear, a good time was had by most folks involved. Depending on your class you got to run five, or four or three laps on Satur-day and Sunday, lap times were shown separately on the results for each day, times were added up for each day and the shortest time collected the marbles. First race of the Saturday contests was the Unlimited Truck Class, there were eight of them entered but only three of them would complete all their required laps in the two day event. Ron Whitton led the first lap on Saturday, Cameron Steele was one second in ar-AT RIGHT: Josh Daniel flies high, wide and handsome over the crowd as he heads to a first overall position at the Battle at Primm. G·FOllCE' RACIN8Q£AR cm J>ryBmkfcnrel' • 100 Gallon Capacity • Single or Double Dry Break ~EZS~tUp • A ble lndyCa.r Pt otogy AMeuoil•• <::::t ' .. For-0edA:ll''Helmets • Wired for qummmri,cation & Ea.r Bud Ready • Racing Optics Tea, Offs • Universal and Custom Molded Ear Buds • Helmet Skirts $ • Shields ,, KoolJ.u'• Blower Systems • Highest Flowing Systems! • 105, 135, 150, 235 and 250 CFM Ratings • High Flow Filters & Custom Hoses • Trophy Kart Kits for Driver & Glut-Oh Cooler • Ve:rtex'·s to att Radio~yst. • HHilntern tel!1$ • Chase~ i Base$tati • Gre:w , • "&Cu~••r,SJst•ii • Et 1 Button Operation • Exelusite llacer X .MqtorsportsPa.ekage • 5.7 bo~ oi'High Resolntlon rellordlng time • Up to 12 ho,urs of operation on 4AA Lithium. Ion Batteries • Can be Interfaced to Intereom. for full audio experience ~1,,n~ • 411/2 Gallon Capacity • SCORE I BIT)} / FIA Approved • Tapered Design Provides Increased Ground Glee.ranee & Maximizes Usable Fu.el • li'oel Level Sending Units Available • Caps, Necks, Hose, Filters and Pumps Available YOUR SOUBQE FOB PROFESSIONAL BA.CE PRODUCTS 10815 Wheatlands Avenue, Suite K • Santee, CA 92071 619-258-RAGE (7223) • Fax 619-258-0883 • Page 24 April 2010 rears, Jason Hanson was third in, Todd Wyllie came in fourth, he had RJ Stid-ham in the right seat, Marc Ewing was fifth and John Koltura was sixth in. John Rosenbaum and John Vaughan did not start the race. Second lap, Ron Whitton still led the class, Cameron Steele was right be-hind, Todd Wyllie was up a spot into third place, John Koltura was up a few places into fourth and Jason Hanson . dropped a couple of places into fifth. Marc Ewing was out of the race .. Third lap ended and Ron Whitton still led the class, Todd Wyllie was sec-ond, he was about three minutes in ar-rears, John Koltura was in third place, he was well back on time and Jason Hanson ran in fourth place. Cameron Steele was out of the race. There were no position changes on the fourth lap. Coming in for the checkers, it was Ron Whitton taking a nice win, Todd - Wyllie took second place honors, 32 secon~ behind the leader. That was it; , Jason. }1aoson -and John Koltura never , ; saw the finish line. The Class 1 race on Sunday Had six starters, dlerewere two who did not start, George Rosenbaum and John Vaughan and Marc Ewing started the first lap but never made it around. Todd Wyllie was first around this Sun-day, Cameron Steele was 21 seconds behind, in second place, Ron Whit-ton was running in third spot, Gregg Hempel was fourth and John Koltura was fifth in. Todd Wyllie won the second lap race, Greg Hempel picked up a few spots and was now in second place, John Koltura ran third and Ron Whit-ton was running fourth. Cameron Steele was out of the race. There were no position changes on the third lap. Fourth lap ended and Greg Hem-pel was the Unlimited Truck Class leader, Todd Wyllie was second, he was less than two minutes back and that was it, both Whitton and Koltura were on their trailers. Final lap and Gregg Hempel took the Sunday race win, a bit over two minutes later Todd Wyllie took the checkers. Gregg Hemphel and John Koltura failed to complete their final Sunday lap. 'When the Saturday and Sunday times were added up we had Todd Wyllie taking the overall class win, Gregg Hempel was second, down by 13 minutes Ron Whitton was shown as third, John Koltura was fourth overall and Cameron Steele was listed in fifth place overall in Class. Todd Wyllie was the third overall finisher for the weekend. Next to race on Saturday were the class 1 runners, 19 of them started Continued on page 26 Dusty Times

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on Saturday and 11 of them made it for all their five required laps. When their first lap ended it was Josh Daniel leading the way, Kyle Conlon ran in second place, he was well back, Steve Eugenio was running third, Johnny Greaves was fourth and Rob Archibald was in fifth spot. Byron Ashley was running sixth, Billy Worthing was 12 seconds back in seventh spot, Terry Householder was in eighth place, he had Danny Kerdus riding with him, Sean Mechum ran ninth and Sean Dunn held on in 10th place. 11th place went to Dino Crescentini, Carlos cortez was in 12th, Louie Serna was 13th, Sean Callahan was in 14th place and Philip Mazzio was in 15th place. 1J Hores was running 16th, Ryan Hoy was 17th and Adam Bosch was 18th to cross the line. Jim Scott failed to com-plete his first lap. Second lap ended and Josh Daniel Page 26 Todd Wyllie lets it all hang out as he flies to the Class 1 victory at Primm, Todd had 13 minutes on his competition. continued to lead the class, Steve Eugenio was running second, Kyle Conlon was back a spot into third, Rob Archibald was fourth and Billy April 2010 A good weekend for Todd Baumann, he flew his Class 10 car to the overall class win, here saving a bit of tire wear. Worthing ran in fifth place. Terry Householder was in sixth place, Dino Crescentini was lucky seventh, Sean Dunn was now in eighth place, Louie Serna was up four spots into ninth place and Sean Mecham was running 10th. Johnny Greaves was in 11th place, Philip Mazzio made it an even dozen, Carlos Cortez was in 13th spot, Byron Ashley dropped well back into 14th place and Sean Callahan was in 15th place. 1J Flores remained in 16th place and Adam Bosch was 17th. Ryan Hoy was on his trailer. Third lap came to an end and Josh Daniel continued to lead the class, Steve Eugenio remained in second place, he was close to the leader on time, Kyle Conlon held on in third place, Rob Archibald remained in the fourth spot and Terry Householder was up a spot into fifth. Sean Dunn was up two spots into sixth place, Billy Worthing dropped to seventh place, Johnny Greaves was up to eighth spot, Louie Serna remained ninth and Sean Mecham was still running 10th. Philip Mazzio was now in 11th place, Byron Ashley made it an even dozen, Sean Callahan was in 13th place, 1J Flores ran 14th and Adam Bosch was in 15th place. Carlos cortez and Ryan Hoy were out of the competition. " Josh Daniel was still the pathfinder at the conclusion of their fourth lap, Kyle Conlan moved up into second place, Rob Archibald was up a spot into third place, Terry Householder moved up a spot into fourth and Johnny Greaves was up three more spots into fifth place. Louie Serna was now running in sixth place, Billy Worthing remained in seventh place, Philip Mazzio was up three places into eighth spot, Sean Mecham was in ninth place and Byron Ashley was running 10th. In 11th place was Sean Callahan and TJ Flores ran in 12th place. Steve Eugenio and Adam Bosch were out of the race. Final Class 1 Saturday lap, Josh Daniel came in for a very nice win, Rob Archibald took the silver medal, Rob was five minutes behind the winner, Terry Householder took the bronze medal, Louie Serna finished first off the podium and Billy Worth-ing was fifth car in. Philip Mazzio was sixth car in, Byron Ashley finished seventh, Sean Mechum was eighth in, Kyle Conlon took ninth place, Sean Callahan finished in 10th spot and 1J Hores was the 11th and final finisher. Johnny Greaves failed to complete his final lap. Sunday's Class 1 contest was just as heated and had the same winner. At the end of their first lap it was Josh Daniel once again showing the way, Kyle Conlon ran in second place, 1J Hores ran in third place, in spite of roll-ing the car, Chris Eimer, who was in for Terry Householder was fourth and Byron Ashley was in fifth spot. In the sixth spot was Steve Eugenio, Rob Ar-chibald was seventh, he was 13 seconds back, Billy Worthing ran in eighth place, Sean Dunn was ninth and Sean Dusty Times

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The silver medal in Unlimited Truck went to Greg Hempel, he's seen Terry Householder gets it up in the air as he flies towards a second A second place finish in the Class 10 competition went to Jon Walker, here with lots of power on as he races to the flag. place finish in the Class 1 competition, note the attentive crowd. he's seen here flying his buggy towards the finish line. Mechum ran 10th. Carlos Cortez was in 11th place, Ryan Hoy ran 12th, Sean Callahan was in 13th place and Louie Serna was running 14th. Philip Mazzio, Johnny Greaves, Adam Bosch, Dino Crescentini and James Scott failed to complete their first lap. Josh Daniel continued to lead on the second lap, 1J Hores was now in second place, a minute and change behind the leader, Chris Eimer was now in third place, Wayne Gould was helping out, Byron Ashley ran fourth and Rob Archibald was up two spots into fifth place. Steve Eugenio was still holding down sixth place, Sean Dunn was up into seventh, Billy Worthing re-mained in eighth spot, Sean Mecham was ninth and Carlos Cortez was up a spot into 10th. Sean Callahan was now in 11th place, Ryan Hoy remained in 12th place, Louie Serna was 13th and Kyle Conlon was running in 14th place. Third lap, no surprise here, John Daniel still led the Class, Chris Eimer was now in the second spot, 1J Hores ran third, Byron Ashley remained fourth and Rob Archibald ran in the fifth spot. In sixth place was Steve Eugenio, Billy Worthing was up a spot into seventh place, Carlos Cortez was up to eighth place, Sean Callahan ran ninth, Ryan Hoy was up to 10th place and Louie Serna held down 11th spot. Sean Mechum and Kyle Conlon were on their respective trailers. Fourth lap ended, John Daniel held the lead with a about a minute lead, Chris Eimer remained in second place, 1J Hores remained third, he had his brother Brian riding along, Byron Ashley held fourth and Rob Archibald ran fifth. Steve Eugenio remained sixth, Carlos Cortez ran seventh, Sean Callahan was up a spot into eighth, in ninth place was Ryan Hoy and Louie Serna was 10th. Last lap in Class 1 competition, Josh Daniel came in for a great win, TJ Hores was second, Chris Eimer took third place honors, Byron Ashley finished first off the podium and Steve Eugenio was fifth car in. Billy Worth-ing took sixth place honors, Carlos Cortez finished seventh, Sean Cal-lahan took eighth place, Ryan hoy was ninth and Louie Serna was the 10th and final finisher in Class 1. Josh Daniel was first overall in Bryan Freeman loves to race, and he loves to win, he did so in the Class 12 battle at Primm, seen here throwin' dirt. all classes with his combined time of 2:07:55 and the Terry Householder/ Chris Eimer combo was declared sec-ond overall with his time of 2: 16:02. Great job for both guys. Class 10 was next up on Saturday, there were 11 cars entered but only five of them would get in all their required 10 laps for the weekend. At the end of their first lap it was Bekki Wik leading the pack, Rick Poole was in the second spot, Todd Bauman ran in third, Michael Wichmann was fourth and Ric Sanchez was running fifth. David Greenhill held the sixth position, Jon Walker ran seventh, Michael Hanson was in eighth spot and Miles Wyatt was in the ninth spot. Justin Davis did not complete his first lap and Kevin Ellis did not start the race. Second lap ended and Bekki Wik was still running the show, Todd Bau-man moved into second place, he was about a minute behind the leader, Rick Poole dropped a spot into third, David Greenhill was up into fourth place and Michael Wichmann dropped into fifth place. Ric Sanchez was in sixth place, Jon Walker remained in seventh and Michael Hanson ran in the eighth spot. Miles Wyatt had retired from the fray. Third lap went into the books and Bekki Wik was still showing the way, Todd Baumann remained in second place, Rick Poole remained in the third spot, David Greenhill held on in fourth place and Jon Walker moved up into the fifth spot. Ric Sanchez re-mained in sixth and Michael Hanson ran in seventh place. Michael Wich-mann was amongst the missing. There were no position changes on the fourth lap. Fifth lap, final lap, and when the checkers flew Bekki Wik was right there to take a very nice win, Todd Baumann took the silver medal, he was three minutes in arrears, Rick Poole took the bronze, David Green-hill was first off the podium and Jon Walker finished in fifth place. Ric Sanchez finished in sixth place and Mi-chael Hanson was the seventh car in. Sunday's race saw Bekki Wik once again in the class lead, Todd Baumann was in the second spot, he was 15 seconds behind the leader, Michael Wichmann was running third, Jon Walker was in fourth place and David Greenhill was in fifth spot. Rick Poole was in sixth place, Ric Sanchez was running seventh while Michael Han-son was in eighth place. Miles Wyatt and.Justin Davis failed to complete their first lap. Kevin Ellis did not start. Second lap ended and Bekki Wik was still leading the class, Todd Bau-mann held on in second place, Jon Walker was up into third place, Mi-chael Wichmann ran fourth and David Greenhill remained in fifth place. Ric Sanchez was running sixth, Ric Poole dropped to seventh spot and Michael Hanson remained in the eighth spot. Third lap, we had a new leader, Todd Baumann was now in control of the race, Jon Walker moved into the second spot, David Greenhill moved Rob Naughton was the big winner in the Class 13 fracas, he took the overall class win with less than two minutes in hand. into third place, Ric Sanchez was now in fourth place, Ric Poole was running fifth and Michael Hanson was in sixth place. Bekki Wik retired with a blown tranny and Michael Wichmann was also out of the race. When their fourth lap ended it was Todd Baumann showing the way, Jon Walker followed along in second spot, David Greenhill held on in third place, Ric Sanchez remained fourth and Mi-chael Hanson ran fifth. Ric Poole was on his trailer. There were no position changes on the final lap so the finishing order was: Baumann, he had a great time except having to coast to the finish line with a smoking engine, Walker, Greenhill, Sanchez and Hanson. Adding up all the numbers, the overall positions were: 1st - Todd Bau-mann, 2nd - Jon Walker, 3rd - David Greenhill, 4th - Ric Sanchez and Mi-chael Hanson finished in fifth place. There were 10 entered in the Class 12 battle but only four of them would complete their required laps. When their first lap' ended on Saturday we saw Bryan Freeman in the lead car, in spite of a rollover, Jerry Longo was sec-ond, he was a minute behind Bryan, Rick Cook was another minute and change behind, Dave Campbell was in fourth place, just another four seconds back and Hector Garcia Jr. ran in fifth place. Jason Davis was in the sixth spot and Eric Palacios ran seventh and Tay-lor Morford was running eighth. Kevin Derby lost a cv joint and was a dnf and Kenny Thatcher did not complete his. first lap. There were no position changes on laps 2 and 3. Picking it up at the end of the fourth lap, first is, in the lead was Bry-an Freeman in the lead, Jerry Longo was right there in the second spot, Rick Cook was running in third place, Dave Campbell ran fourth, Hector Garcia was in fifth place and Taylor Morford was in sixth place. Jason Davis and Eric Palacios were on their respective trailers. Fifth lap, final lap and when the checkers flew Bryan Freeman was right there to take a great win, Jerry Longo was second car in, Rick Cook was the third place winner, Dave Campbell finished in fourth place, Hector Garcia took fifth place honors and Taylor Morford was the sixth place and final finisher. The Sunday Class 12 race also had 10 cars entered, half of them would get in their five required laps. When they came around at the end of their first lap, once again it was Bryan Freeman in the lead, Jerry Longo was 28 sec-onds in arrears, he was in second place, Kevin Derby was running third, Dave Campbell was fourth, Hector Garcia Jr. ran fifth and Taylor Morford was in the sixth spot. Four of the entrants, namely Rick Cook, Jason Davis, Eric Palacios and Kenny Thatcher were listed as dnfs. SecondClass12lapsawnochange in the leading car, Bryan Freeman was showing the way, Jerry Longo Continued on page 28 Jerry Longo heads into one of many right hand turns at Primm, Jerry George Rosenbaum took second place overall honors iq the Class Jeremy Sundt was the second place finisher overall in the Class 15 finished second overall in the Class 12 competition. 1450 battle at Primm, seen here hustling his Ford to the finish line. conflict, Jeremy is seen here headin' for home. Dusty Times Aprll 2010 Page 27

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Dan Unsicker is nicely airborne as he heads to the Class 1450 win at Primm, he beat out 71 other trucks for the win. It was a really great win for Rob MacCachren in the 1600 class at Primm, Rob had less than a minute in hand at the checkers. remained in a close second place, Dave Campbell ran third, Hector Garcia was fourth, Taylor Morford ran fifth and Kevin Derby had dropped to sixth place. Third lap ended and Bryan Free-man continued to lead the Class, Jerry Longo was almost two minutes behind the leader, Dave Campbell remained in third place, Hector Garcia remained in fourth place, Kevin derby moved up into fifth place and Taylor Morford dropped a spot into sixth place. Fourth lap ended, Bryan Freeman still led the class, Jerry Longo contin-ued to run in second place, two min-utes behind the leader, Hector Garcia was running in third place, Taylor Morford moved up into fourth place and Kevin Derby was fifth, suffering through a flat tire. Dave Campbell had retired from the race. Fifth lap, final lap for Class 12 and it was Bryan Freeman talcing the gold medal, Bryan led the race all the way and was quite happy with his win, Jerry Longo finished second, he was just under two minutes behind the leader, Hector Garcia finished in third place, Kevin derby took fourth place in spite of the engine shutting off twice during the race and Taylor Morford was the fifth and last car in. Overall in Class 12, it was Bryan Freeman taking the gold, Jerry Longo finished second overall, Hector Garcia Jr. was third overall, Taylor Morford finished fourth and Dave Campbell Aaron Hawley took a nice win in the Class 15 fracas, he's seen here on his way to the coveted checkered flag. was the fifth car in. There were 25 vehicles entered in the Class 13 race on Saturday, 16 of them were unable to finish their race on Saturday. They had three laps to run for their race and when they started coming around at the end of their first lap it was Ramsey El Ward-ani in the lead, Kenny Freeman ran in second place, Clint Braun ran third, Rob Naughton was fourth and Mac Marmon was fifth in. In sixth place was Blaine Conrad, Bryan Mathews ran seventh, Ken Cox Jr. was in eighth place, John Houlton ran ninth and Bryon Ziegler was in 10th position. Grant Fluegge was running in 11th spot, Shane Reed was right there in 12th place, Daniel McMillin ran 13th, Thomas High was 14th and Billy Shap-ley was in 15th place. Because of space restrictions we have to limit the Class 13 coverage to the top 15 vehicles. Sorry about that! Second lap ended and Kenny Free-man still led the class, Rob Naughton moved up into second place, Clint Braun held on in third, Blaine Conrad moved into fourth position and Bryan Mathews was up into fifth spot. Grant Fluegge was in sixth place, Ken Cox Jr. was seventh, Shane Reed was run-ning eighth, Daniel McMillin was in ninth place and Rick Rochell was up five spots into 10th place. Ramsey El Wardani was in the 11th spot, Thomas High was running 12th, in 13th place was Billy Shapley, Jason Coleman ran 14th and Brandon Kaylor was in the 15th position. Third lap, final lap, and it was Rob Naughton taking the checkers, Blaine Conrad came in second, Bryan Mathews was third, Grant Fluegge was in fourth place and Shane Reed finished in fifth place. Ken Cox, Jr. was sixth in, Billy Shapley came in seventh, Rick Rochell was in eighth place, Thomas High was ninth and Daniel McMillin finished in the 10th spot. 11th to finish was Brandon• Kaylor, Ramsey El Wardani made it an even dozen, Dean Rohan was 13th in, Brennan Cloud was 14th and John Houlton was the 15th finisher. In the Class 13 Sunday race we saw Rob Naughton taking the early lead, Blaine Conrad ran second, he was seven seconds behind the leader, Bryan Mathews was third, Daniel McMillin ran in fourth and Jason Coleman was in the fifth spot. In sixth place was Shane Reed, Ken Cox Jr. ran in seventh, Clint Braun was in eighth place, Rick Rochell ran in ninth place and Bill Shapley was 10th. John Houl-ton ran in the 11th spot, Grant Fluegge was in 12th place, Patrick Dailey was running 13th, Brennan Cloud was in the 14th spot and Kenny Freeman was in the 15th position. Second lap ended and Rob Naugh-ton was still the leader, Blaine Conrad remained a close second place runner, Jason Coleman was up two spots into third place, Ken Cox Jr. was up into fourth place and Daniel McMillin dropped a spot into fifth place. Bill Shapley was up to sixth place, Rick Rochell was in seventh place, John Houlton was up to eighth spot, Kenny Freeman was in ninth place and Dean Rohan ran in 10th place. Clint Braun was 11th in class, Brennan Cloud ran 12th, Bryan Mathews was in 13th place and Christine Dziurawiec was in 14th place. Final lap for Class 13 and Rob Naughton came in for a really nice win, a trouble free run is always nice, Blaine Conrad took second place honors, he was less than a minute in arrears, Ken Cox Jr. finished third, Daniel McMil-lin was the fourth place finisher and Rick Rochell was the fifth place fin-isher. Billy Shapley came in sixth, John Houlton took seventh place, Kenny Freeman took eighth place honors and Dean Rohan was the ninth and final finisher in the class. Totaling the times from both races it was Rob Naughton taking the over-all Class 13 win, Blaine Conrad was second, he was a minute and a half in arrears, Ken Cox Jr. was third overall, Billy Shapley was fourth and Daniel McMillin was the fifth place overall finisher. Rick Rochell was sixth, John Houlton finished seventh o/a, Dean Rohan was eighth and nobody after that finished all their required laps. Believe it or not, there were 72 entrants in the Class 1450 battles, but only 19 of them completed their required laps, a finishing rate of just over 26%. In this race also, we can only cover the first 15, due to space restrictions. When their first lap ended it was Dan Unsicker in the lead, he had Robert Davis riding with him, George Rosenbaum ran in the second spot, John Collura was in third place, Jonathon Libby ran fourth and Kevin McMurray was in the fifth spot. Dan Vance ran in the sixth spot, Cameron Steele was in seventh spot, Brian Cully was in the eighth spot, Steven Herrera ran in ninth and Matt Torian was in the 10th position. Tyler McNeill ran in the 11th spot, Sean Kepler made it an even dozen, Marquis Pulido was running 13th, Greg Sunda ran in 14tq_1 place and Allen Byma was running in 15th place brother Gerrit rode with him. Second lap finished and Dan Un-sicker still led the class, George Rosen-baum remained in second place, he was well back of the leader, Jonathon Libby moved up into third place, John Collura was now in fourth place It was a silver medal finish for A dam Pfankuch in thje Class 1600 In Class 18 it was Mark Bass coming in for a second place finish at A second place finish in Class 3000 went to Clint Barry, Clint is seen battle, he's seen here slightly askew as he heads for home. Primm, here racin' beside the berm. here flying towards the sometimes elusive finish line. Brent Shermak came ever so close to the Class 5/1600 win at Primm, Matt Borden raced his Ford pickup to a second in the Class 7 conflict, It was a second place finish in Class 7S for Jim Hutter, he's seen he finished in second spot, a mere 6 seconds in arrears. he's seen here starting into a long right hander. here in level flight on his way to the checkers. Page 28 April 2010 Dusty Times

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and Kevin McMurray ran in the fifth spot. In sixth place was Dan Vance, Cameron Steele remained in seventh place, Steven Herrera ran eighth, Brian Cully was ninth and Sean Kepler was in 10th place. Greg Sunda held down the 11th position, In 12th place was Christopher Huson, Allen Byman was running in 13th place, Marquis Polido was 14th and Ryan Lewis was in 15th place. Last lap and Dan Unsicker was right there to take the checkered flag, Kevin McMurray took the silver med-al, George Rosenbaum slipped to third place, he had lost a rear shock, John Collura took fourth place honors and Dan Vance finished fifth. Steven Her-rera was sixth in, he ran out of gas a while back, Cameron Steele finished seventh, Brian Cully was eighth in, · Sean Kepler took ninth place and Kenny Walker was the 10th place fin-isher. In 11th place was Allen Byma, Ryan Lewis finished 12th, Marquis Polido finished in 13th place, Thomas Chamlee finished 14th and Andrew Leavitt came in 15th. Sunday, Class 1450, three laps to race and at the end of their first lap, once again, we have Dan Unsicker leading the class, Jonathan Libby ran in the second spot, Dan Fresh was in for George Rosenbaum ran in third place, he had Nate Banks in the other seat, Kevin McMurray runs in fourth place and Wayne Lugo holds the fifth spot Cameron Steele is in sixth place, Steven Herrera runs in seventh place, Brian Cully is eighth, Sean Kepler is ninth and Allen Byma runs in the 10th spot, his father, Tom, rode with him. In 11th place is Marquis Pulido, John Phegley runs in 12th spot, he had Dery! Jesser with him. They lost 14 minutes on Saturday changing a flat tire and putting them well down the finishing list Kenny Walker is in the 13th spot, Thomas Chamlee is 14th and Mike Koenig is in 15th place. Second lap, no problem here, Dan Unsicker continues to make it look easy, Dan Fresh is back into second place, Wayne Lugo is up to third place, Kevin McMurray holds on in fourth place and Cameron Steele is up a spot into fifth place. In sixth place is Steven Herrera, Brian Cully is up to seventh place, Kenny Walker is up five spots into eighth place, Allen Byma is ninth and John Phegley is up two spots into Bob Dziurawiec was the big winner in the Class 18 contest, here headin' to the flag, Bob had six minutes in hand for the race. Justin Davis captured the win in Class 3000, he had 10 minutes in hand when he took the checkers, here flyin' straight and level. 10th place. Eric Ludian is now in 11th Cody Stuart was in fifth place. Jeremy place, Thomas Chamlee is in 12th Sundt ran sixth, Kevin Ellis was in sev-place, Ryan Lewis runs in 13th place, enth place, Aaron Hawley was eighth, Mike Koenig is running 14th and Brett Jerry Stewart was ninth and Greg Crew Sloppy is in 15th place. was .10th. David Bondurant lost the Third lap, last lap and Dan Un- clutch just a few miles into the race and sicker comes in for the checkered flag was out and Mike Boone also failed to and the Class win, Dan Fresh holds on complete his first lap after flipping the for a nice second place finish, Wayne car early on. Lugo takes bronze medal honors, a Second lap, Johnny Greaves was flickering red oil light warning didn't now in the class lead, Bryan Freeman deter him, Cameron Steele finishes was now in second place, Bekki Wik first off the podium and Steven Her-was up a spot into third place, Cody rera takes fifth spot, he actually ran out Stuart was up a spot into fourth and of gas again, just like Saturday Brian Aaron Hawley was up three spots into Cully finishes in sixth place, Kenny fifth place. Jeremy Sundt remained in Walker finishes in seventh place, John sixth place, Jerry Stewart was up two Phegley takes an eighth place finish, spots into seventh and Greg Crew was Allen Byma takes ninth place and Eric up into eighth place. Marcelo Cabrera Ludian is the 10th guy in. Mike Koenig and Kevin Ellis were out of the race. Steve Alexander was the Class 5 winner, he's seen here flying his new toy towards was the 11th guy in, Jeremy Deakins Third lap, final Saturday lap and the sometimes elusive finish line. · made it an even dozen, 13th place Cody Stuart came in for the checkered end and Bekki Wik still led the class, went to Ryan Lewis, Brett Sloppy was flag, Aaron Hawley dropp~d into Aaron Hawley moved up into second 14th in and Mark Slater was the 15th second place, Jerry Stewart took third place, Jeremy Sundt remained in third finisher in the c~. place honors, Jeremy Sundt had a few place, Greg Crew ran fourth, David Adding up all the lap times we problems, but he finished fourth and Bondurant was fifth and Jerry Stewart show Dan Unsicker as the Class 1450 that's all there w;is. Greg Crew and held on in sixth place. Cody Stuart was overall winner, George Rosenbaum/ Bekki Wik, Johnny Greaves and Bryan on his trailer. • Dan Fresh was second, Cameron Freeman were all gone. Third lap ended, checkers flew Steele finished third overall, Steven The Class 15 race on Sunday saw and Jeremy Sundt took the class win! Herrera was fourth and Brian Cully Bekki Wik leading at the end of the Nine seconds later Aaron Hawley took was fifth overall. first lap, Cody Stuart ran second, Jer-a second place finish, Aaron had his Class 15 had 12 entrants, they had emy Sundt ran in third, Aaron Hawley nephew, Huntyr Berry in the right seat, three laps to run for their race but only was in fourth place and David Bondu- David Bondurant finished in third two of them completed their required rant ran fifth. Jerry Stewart was in sixth place and Greg Crew came in fourth, laps. At the end of their first lap on place and Greg Crew ran in seventh with his foot taped to the gas edal, Saturday it was Bryan Freeman in the place. Johnny greave, Bryan Freeman, (broken spring) That's all there were! class lead, Johnny Greaves was in sec-Marcelo Cabrera, Kevin Ellis and Mike Jerry Stewart and Bekki Wik never saw ond place, Marcelo Cabrera ran third, Boone were out of the race. the checkers. Bekki Wik was in fourth place and Their second lap came to and Aaron Hawley took the Class 15 ,.;;...-----------~----------overall win, he had a trouble free race, Jeremy Sundt was second overall and all the others didn't complete their required laps. Next up were the Class 1600 fight-ers, there were 41 of them entered and 29 of them made it all the way. Five laps were required each day and when they came around at the end of their first lap it was, who else, but Rob MacCachren, he was followed by Kenny Freeman, Kenny was five seconds in arrears, Adam Pfankuch was in third place,Justin "Bean" Smith ran fourth and Shane Reed was in fifth place. Byron Ziegler was in the sixth spot, Aaron Hawley was running seventh, Luke McMillin was in eighth Continued on page 30 Tom Giordano had to settle for a silver medal finish in Class 8 at With Buffalo Bill's as a backdrop, Michael Ward flies his buggy to a Kevin McMurray raced his pickup to a second place finish in the Primm, Tom is seen here flying his truck towards the checkered flag. second place finish in the Class 9 competition. Heavy Metal Class fracas at Primm, seen here headin' for the barn. l Jon Laure, flies his Bug towards the finish line, Jon finished second ion the Stock Bug Class at Primm, here at speed. Dusty Times Laine Knecht had a good time, he was the second overall finisher in Trophylite Class, seen here just before touchdown. ' Aprll 2010 Flying straight and normal, Brandon Bailey was the silver medal winner in the VORE-VC Class at Primm, seen here at speed. Page 29

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Raul Solano took the Class 5/1600 class win, but it was a close one, he had a total of 6 seconds in hand when the checkers flew. Richard Blunk beat out 14 other Class 7 trucks to take the win at Primm, he had over three minutes in hand when he took the checkers. place, Corey Goin ran ninth, he had his daughter Lauren with him and Day Gang was running in 10th place. In 11th place was Bryan Matthews, Ramsey El Wardani ran in 12th place, Darin Anderson was running in 13th place, Rob Naughton held on in 14th place and Mac Marmon was in the 15th spot Second Class 1600 lap and Mac-Cachren continued to lead the claM, Adam Pfankuch was not to be denied, he ran in second spot, he was only seven seconds in arrears, Justin Smith was running in the third spot, Kenny Freeman dropped to fourth place and Byron Zeigler was running in fifth. Shane Reed was running in the sixth. spot, Darin Anderson had m<:Ned up a bunch of places into seventh place, Aaron Hawley dropped to eighth place, Luke McMillin ran ninth and Corey Goin was in the 10th spot. Billy McCool had m<:Ned up into 11th place, Mac Marmon was up to 12th place, Jason Coleman had m<:Ned up into the 13th position, Rob Naughton remained in 14th and Grant Ruegge ran in the 15th position. Third lap passed and Rob Mac-Cachren still led the field, Adam Pfankuch was still a dose second place, Justin Smith was still holding on in the third spot, Byron Ziegler m<:Ned up to fourth place and Darin Anderson was now in the fifth spot Shane Reed was still holding on in sixth place, Luke McMillin moved up into seventh place, Aaron Hawley was still running eighth, Corey Goin was up a spot into ninth place and Kenny Freeman had finisher, Bob Naughton was 12th in, one and two, Luke McMillin still in dropped to 10th spot. Billy McCool Jason Coleman took 13th place, Johm third place, Corey Goin was now still ran in 11th place, Bryan Matthews Grossini was 14th to finish and Jimmy running fourth and Bryan Matthews was running 12th, Grant Ruegge was Hook was the 15 finisher, fighting a · was now in fifth place. Aaron Hawley up to 13th place, Rob Naughton was few problems during the race. dropped to sixth place, Shane Reed still in 14th place and Jason Coleman Sunday Class 1600 race, five laps held on in seventh place, Jimmy Hook ran in 15th place. · of fun and frolic and, no surprise, Rib remained in eighth spot, Jason Cole-Fourth lap and Rob MacCachren MacCachren led the first lap, Adam man held on in ninth and Grant still led the way, Adam Pfankuch still Pfankuck was second, he was right on Fluegge picked up three spots and held the second spo~, Shane Reed Rob's heels, Luke McMillin ran third, ran in 10th place. Rob Naughton moved up into third place, Darin Corey Goin was in fourth place, he was still running in the 11th spot, Anderson was up into fourth and had daughter Kaily with him and Aar-Billy McCool dropped to 12th, Adam Aaron Hawley was up into fifth place. on Hawley was in fifth place. Shme Ashcraft dropped to 13th, Corey Tor-Luke McMillin was up a place into Reed was running sixth, Jimmy Hook res remained 14th and Derek Bradley sixth, Corey Goin ran seventh, Billy was in seventh place, Jason Coleman m<:Ned into the 15th spot McCool was up three spots into eighth ran eighth, in ninth place was Bryan Rob MacCachren was still leading place, Bryan Matthews ran ninth and Matthews and Billy McCool was in the class on their fourth lap, Adam Grant Ruegge was up three places into 10th place. Grant Ruegge was running Pfankuch was still running a close 10th. Rob Naughton was now in 11th 11th, Adam Ashcraft was 12th, Corey second, Luke McMillin was still third, place, Jason Coleman ran 12th, Kenny Torres was in 13th place, Blaine Con-Aaron Hawley was up into fourth Freeman dropped to 13th place, Jason rad was in 14th place and the lovely place and Corey Goinran in fifth Coleman was 14th and John Gros-Day Gang was running in 15th place. place. Bryan Matthews dropped to sini was in the 15th spot Justin Smith Second Sunday lap and Rob Mac-sixth place, he had suspension ttoubles managed a triple flip crash this lap. Cachren still led the class, Adam halfway through the lap, Jimmy Hook Fifth lap, final Saturday lap and Pfankuch was still trailing by a bit, was up to seventh place, Shane Reed when the checkers flew Rob MacCa-Luke McMillin was still running third, ran eighth, Jason Coleman was ninth chren was right there to take the win, Aaron Hawley was in fourth place and and Grant Fluegge remained 10th. Adam Pfal\kuch took silver medal Corey Goin ran in fifth place. Bryan AdamAshcraftwasupinto llthplace, honors, Adam was 61 seconds be- Matthews was up three spots into CoreyTorreswasnowrunningin 12th hind the leader, Shane Reed took sixth, Shane Reed dropped to seventh place, Rob Naughton dropped to 13th the bronze medal, Aaron Hawley was place, Jimmy Hook was eighth, Jason place, Day Gang dropped into 14th fourth car in and Luke McMillin was Coleman dropped to ninth place and place and Blaine Conrad mOYed into the fifth car to finish. Luke is all of 17 . Billy McCool held on in the 10th spot 15th place. years of age and he had Casey King Rob Naughton was in 11th place, Final 16001apandAdamPfankuch riding with him, Corey Goin took Adam Ashcraft remained 12th, Grant was first to take the checkers, he re-the sixth spot, Billy McCool finished Ruegge dropped to 13th place, Corey ported a trouble free run, Rob Mac-seventh, Darin Anderson finished Torres was 14th and Day Gang hung Cachren was second car it, he was 11 eighth, Bryan Matthews finished ninth on in the 15th spot seconds behind the leader and had and Kenny Freeman was the 10th Third lap, no change in the front, suspension problems on the last lap, finisher. Grant Ruegge was the 11th it was still MacCachren and Pfankuch Aaron Hawley took the last podium ----------------------position, he said the course "beat the crap out of him" and that he always en-joyed racing against Corey Goin, Luke McMillin finished fourth and Jitnmy Hook, having a clean run this race, took fifth place honors. Shane Reed finished in sixth place, Corey Goin was seventh in, Jason Coleman took eight place, he had Cameron Woodward beside him, Grant Ruegge was ninth in and Adam Ashcraft was 10th to finish. In 11th place was Corey Torres, Day Gang was the 12th place finisher, Bryan Matthews was in 13th place, Conrad Blaine, who stated he had a weak motor finished 14th and Daniel McMillin was the 15th place finisher. In the overall Class 1600 results it was MacCachren, Pfankuch, Hawley, Goin and Hook in fifth overall posi-tion. It was Coleman, Ruegge, Ash-craft, Matthews and Torres finishing 6th thru 10th overall. Next up was Class 18, there were eight of them entered but only three would finish their required laps. They had to get four laps under their belts each day for a finish and when they came around at the end of their first lap it was Cody Freeman showing the way, Bob Dziurawiec was running sec-ond, Chuck Harvey ran third, Lonan Pies was fourth and Mark Bass ran fifth. Sean Hadley was in sixth place and Lucas Hand was in the seventh spot Second lap came to an end and Cody Freeman still led the class, Chuck Harvey moved into second place, Bob Dziurawiec dropped to third, Sean Hadley was up to fourth place and Lonan Pies dropped to fifth. Mark Bass was now sixth and Lucas Hand remained in seventh place. Third lap ended and it was now Chuck Harvey in the lead, Bob Dziu-rawiec held on in second, Sean Hadley was now in third place, Lonan Pies re-mained fourth, 'Marie Bass mOYed into fifth and Lucas Hand ran sixth. Cody Freeman was on his trailer. Fourth lap, final lap and when the1 checkers flew it was Chuck Harvey taking a nice win, Bob Dziurawiec took silver medal honors, Lonan Pies finished in third place, Sean Hadley was fourth in, Marie Bass finished in fifth place and Lucas Hand was the sixth place finisher. Sunday's four lap race saw Sean Hadley leading on their first of four Ron Whitton took the win in the Unlimited Truck event Saturday Byron Ashley finished third overall in the Class 1 contests at Primm, Throwing lots of dirt, David Greenhill drove to a third place overall race, he was a dnf in the Sunday event, here beautifully airborne. he's seen here winging his way to the checkered flag. finish in the Class 10 fracas at the SNORE Primm event. Ken Cox Jr. had a decent weekend, he took third place overall honors Cameron Steele was just a tad off the winning pace at Primm, he It was a third place finish overall in Class 1600 for Aaron Hawley, in the Class 13 event, seen here slightly askew. was third overall in the Class 1450 events, here just at touchdown. he's seen here just at one of hundreds of landings this weekend. Page 30 April 2010 Dusty Times

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laps, Lonan Pies was secol)d, Brandon Hughes, who was in for Lucas Hand ran in third place, Bob Dziurawiec was fourth in, Mark Bass was fifth and Pa-mela Ruby was running sixth. Chuck Harvey was hit by another vehicle and was out of the race. · Second lap ended and now it was Brandon Hughes showing the way, Bob Dziurawiec settled into second place, Mark Bass was up into third place, Pamela Ruby ran fourth and Lonan Pies was in fifth place. Sean Hadley was out of the race. On their third lap Sean Dziu-rawiec had assumed the lead, Brandon Hughes dropped ·to second place, Mark Bass remained in third place and now Pamela lluby was running in the fourth spot Lonan Pies decided to call it a day. Fourth lap, final lap, Bob Dziu-rawiec came in for the checkered flag, Brandon took second place honors and Mark Bass was the third and final finisher. Pamela Ruby was unable to finish her final lap. She said she had fun but wouldn't do it again. Add up the times and we have Bob Dziurawiec taking the Class 18 overall win, Mark Bass was second overall, he was six minutes behind the leader and Lucas Hand came in for a third place finish, just a few more minutes back. There were nine entered in the Class 3000 fracas, three of them fin-ished and one did not start. When their first of four laps was complete ~ saw Justin Davis in the class lead, Clint Barry ran second, he had Johnny Branch aboard Troy Messer was in third place, Karl Scanlan was fourth, Andrea Scanlan ran fifth, Sean Mc-Donald was running in sixth spot and B~ Slater ran seventh. &cond lap. and Justin Davis still led the class, Clint Barry remained in second place, Troy Messer ran third, Karl Scanlan remained fourth, Sean '(,M.c_Donald.was, IJP _a. sp,oJ into,fifrh, Andrea Scanlan .r;(n.sixth-cl;\'\d-BW<e $later remained in se,venth place: "> Justin Davis continued to lead on ~ the third lap, Clint l:}arry rell).ained s&0fl.d,.Jroy Messer was third, Sean McDonald was. up another place into Tfrn.m;b., Andrea Scanlan was into fifth and KarL-$qa!l}1m dropped to sixth place. Blake Slater was (i)l.l.J:_pf the race. Final lap and Justin Davis took the class win,_ Clint Barry came in second, Robbie Cockrell took the Class 7S win at Primm, Robbie had nine minutes in hand when he took the checkers, here at takeoff. Talk about throwin' gravel, Todd Wyllie does more than his share as he heads t9 the Class 8 win, Todd had 17 minutes in hand at the finish. Troy Messer took the bronze medal, Second lap and ~teve Alexander and Mike Boone finished fourth. Sean McDonald finished fourth, came around but Paul McAllister did Five cars started the first lap on Andrea Scanlan was fifth in and Karl not complete the lap. Sunday and Patrick Dailey was the Scanlan finished in sixth place. Steve ran the four required laps leader, Raul Solano was second in, On Sunday, there were only five and took the Saturday win in spite of a now he had Ruben Garcia riding with racing when the green flag fell, Justin broken king pin. him, Brent Shermak ran third, Mike Davis took the lead, Clint Barry ran Sunday, John Pellissier, who was in Boone came fourth and Steve War-second, Troy Messer was in third, Sean for Steve got two laps under his belt, den, who was in for John Barry was in McDonald ran fourth and Andrea he had son Brian in the right seat and the fifth spot Scanlan was fifth in. that's all there was! There were no position changes on Second lap ended and Justin Davis No Class 5 car finished the race. their second and third laps. continued to lead, Sean McDonald set-There were seven cars entered in Last lap, Patrick _Dailey came in for tled into second pl;ice, Clint Barry ran the Class 5/1600 fracas and four of the class win, Raul Solano finished sec-third, he was having tranny problems them made it all eight required laps. ond, 20 seconds in arrears, he reported and Troy Messer was running fourth. When they came around in the Sat-an absolutely flawless performance of Andrea Scanlan was out of the race. urday race it·was Patrick Dailey in the his car, Brent Shermak finished third, Third lap ended and Justin Davis lead, Brent Shermak came along two he said he was having brake problems, continued to lead, Clint Barry ran minutes later in second placet Raul Mike Boone was fourth in and Steve ii:) second place and Troy Messer was Solono was running third, he had Warden was the fifth car in, he had Jeff third in. Sean McDonald was out of Omar Garcia in the right seat, John Swickard with him. the race. Barry, with son Parker in the right seat Adding up the times from both . Final lap and Justin Davis took a ran fourth and Mike Boone was the days we have Raul Solano as the overall nice win, Clint Barry took the silver fifth car in. Kaylor and Mayernick did 5/1600 winner, Brent Sheanak was medal, he wa& eight minutes back and not finish the lap. . a close second, he was six seconds Troy Messer was the third and final Second· lap and Brent Shermak behind the leader, Patrick Dailey was finisher. was the class leader, Patrick Dailey ran a close third place and Mike Boone The overall Class 3000 winner second, Raµl Solano was.third, John was the fourth and final finisher in was Justin Davis, Clint Barry finished Barry ran fourth and Mike lxx;}ne was the class. secon9?-rhe. ~ 10 minutei, in qp-ears in the fifth.SP.Qt .1, There were 15 trucks entered in , a{ld Troy Messer ,finished third, he was Thii:d lap ar\d 8rer\t Sherm.ak was the 5 lap Class 7 bash a11c;l_ whep it , Wiother s~h minutes back. now the. class leader, Raul Solano was all cleared up at die end of their first Class,5 only had four laps to run up a spot into second, Patrick Dailey Sa~y_lap it was Travis Bozzano in each day, there were only three car was-third and Mike Boone was in the class leaq in his really good lookin' entered and none of them were able to fourth· place. John Barry was our of truck, Chris Taylor was second, Justin make it all the ~Y-On Saturday it was the race. Davis ran third, Dan Chamber Steve Alexander, with Gavin Ferguson Fourth lap, final Saturday lap and fourth and Gregg Hempel was in fifth aboard, coming around first in his re-Brent Shermak was right there to take place.1eff Harrison was ih sixth place, · ally good lookin' brand new car, Paul the Class win, Raul Solano was second Richard Blunk was seventh, he had McAllister %lS seven minutes behind in, he was a minute and change in ar-John Cove with him and they were ec-the leader and Ben Swift did not start rears, Patrick Dailey took third place static with their new siren horn, Matt Borden was in eighth place, Heidi Steele ran ninth and Dana Dague was in the 10th spot Jason Rodriguez ran in 11th place, Serge Bombard was in . 12th place, Kevin Siegel was in 13th spot, Robert Woolworth was 14th and Bryan Zeigler was in 15th place. Chris Taylor led the pack on their second lap, Justin Davis ran in second place, Jeff Harrison was in third place, Daniel Chamber ran fourth and Greg Hempel remained in fifth spot Rich-ard Blunk was up a spot into sixth, Matt Borden ran seventh, Dana Dague was up two spots into eighth, Heidi Steele held on in ninth and Serge Bombard was in 10th place. Kevin Siegel was in 11th place, Robert Wool-worth was 12th. and Bryan Zeigler was in 13th place. Travis Bozzano and Jason Rodriguez were out of the race. Third lap ended and now it was Jus-tin Davis in the class lead, Chris Taylor dropped to second place, Jeff Harrison remained in third, Richard Blunk was fourth and Daniel Chamber ran fifth, they were ~ving ring and pinion probleip.s, Greg Hempel was si?cth, Matt Borden ran seventh,~ Dague was in ,ighth place, Kevin Siegel ran in ninth place and Bryan Zeigler was 10th. Robert Woolworth was 11th, Serge Bombard was in 12th place. Fourth lap ended, Justin I)a,vis still led the class, Chris Taylor was re-mained in second -place, Jeff Harrison ran third, Richard Blunk-was fourth and Matt l3orden was up two spots into fifth. Dana Dague was up top Continued on page 32 .------------------------.-------------------------.----=-----:r---:--.,...--,,------,------,--, Patrick Dailey (foreground) drove his Bug to a third place finish in the It was a third place finish overall in Class 7 for Heidi Steele, Heidi is Don Beaumont drove his Ford to a third place overall finish in the Class 5/1600 events, Pat won the Sunday race. seen here in level flight on her way to the checkers. Class 7S contest, he's seen here heading for the finish. Joe Patelli_pushed his Chevy to a third place finish in the Class 8 Not too bad a weekend for Cody Rash, he took third place honors Steve Olliges ,drove his Ford pickup to a third place overall in the contest, Joe is seen here on his way to the finish line. in the Class 9 conflict, seen here nicely airborne. Heavy Metal Class at Primm, he's seen here at landing. Dusty Times Aprll 2010 Page 31

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sixth place, Heidi Steele was seventh, Daniel Chamber ran eighth, Bryan Zeigler was in ninth place and Kevin Siegel ran in the 10th spot. Robert Woolworth was in 11th place and Serge Bombard ran 12th. Greg Hem- · pel did not complete his fourth lap. Checkers flew and Justin Davis was the big winner, Chris Taylor finished second, Jeff Harrison finished third, Richard Blunk was fourth and Matt Borden finished in fifth place. Dana Dague was sixth in and Heidi Steele finished in seventh place. Chamber, Bombard, Siegel, Woolworth and Zei-gler failed to complete their final lap. Sunday's Class 7 race had 11 start-ers but only four finishers. At the end of the first lap it was Chris Taylor in the. lead, Daniel Chamber was in second place, Matt Borden was in third place, Gregg Hempel ran fourth and Richard Blunk was in fifth place. Heidi Steele ran in sixth place, Dana Dague was in seventh place, Serge Bombard was in eighth place, Kevin Siegel was ninth, he had Kamber with him, and Robert Woolworth ran 10th. Harrison, Davis, Bazzano and Rodriguez were all listed as dnfs. Second lap and Chris Taylor led the class, Daniel Chamber ran in sec-ond place, Richard Blunk was up into third place, Matt Borden ran fourth and Heidi Steele was running fifth. Serge Bombard was sixth, Kevin Siegel was seventh and Robert Woolworth was in eighth place. Dague, -Zeigler and Hempel did not finish the lap. There were no position changes on the third lap. Fourth lap and Daniel Chamber was the new leader, Richard Blunk ran in second place, Matt Borden ran third, Heidi Steele was up a spot into fourth and Serge Bombard was in fifth place. Kevin Siegel was in sixth place and Chris Taylor ran seventh. Robert Woolworth was out of the race. Class 7 final lap an when the flag · flew it was Daniel Chamber taking the win, Richard Blunk came in sec-ond, Matt Borden ran third and Heidi Steele took fourth place honors. Taylor, Barnhard and Siegel failed to finish the lap. Overall it was Richard Blunk win-ning, Matt Borden second, Heidi Steele was third, Chris Taylor finished fourth, Daniel Chamber was fifth, Serge Barnhard finished sixth and Chris Faulkner took the Class 9 win at the Primm event, but it was close, he only had four seconds on his competition in the overall. Slightly besmirched with mud, Dan Unsicker went on the take the Heavy Metal Class win, he's seen here on his way to the finish line. " Kevin Siegel was the seventh overall into third, Andrew Becerra was now place and Jim Vigil dropped to 12th finisher. fourth and Peter Garfinkle was in fifth place. The Class 7S troops were up next, place. Kyle Milligan and Greg Gilbert Todd Wyllie was still leading on they had four laps to run each day, were out. the third lap, Rick Harrah remained there were nine of them entered and There were no position changes on in second place, he was a bit over two six of them finished. At the end of their third and fourth lap so it ended minutes in arrears, Tom Giordano their first Saturday lap it was Robbie with Robbie Cockrell taking the class remained third, Matt Stevens was up Cockrell in the class lead, Kyle Milligan wii:i,, he had Anin Torfi with him into fourth place and Dean Schling-ran second, Greg Gilbert was in third and they thought it was a really great mann ran fifth. Sheldon Paul was in place, Don Beaumont ran fourth and race and Jason Hutter took the silver sixth place, Mike Sims ran seventh, Jason Hutler was running fifth. Jim medal. Joe Patelli was eighth, Rich Waite ran Moss was in sixth place, Peter Gar- Overall it was Cockrell taking the ninth, Terry Evans was 10th and Jim fink.le was seventh and Bob Coello was Class win and Jason Hutter taking Vigil was 11th. Chris Shive was out of running eighth. Andrew Becerra did second place honors. the race. not finish his first lap. Class 8 ttucks were up next, there Fourth lap, Todd Wyllie still led Robbie Cockrell led the second were 13 of them entered and nine of the class, Rick Harrah was holding on lap, Kyle Milligan was second, Greg them made their five required laps in second place, Tom Giordano was Gilbert ran third, Don Beaumont was each day. When their first lap in the still running third, Matt Stevens was fourth, Jason Hutler ran fifth and Peter Saturday race we had Todd Wyllie in fourth and Sheldon Paul was up a spot Garfinkle was in sixth place. Jim Moss the lead, Rick Harrah was running into fifth place. Dean Schlingmann and Bob Coello were out of the race. second, Tom Giordani was third, dropped to sixth, Mike Sims remained There were no position changes Chris Shive ran fourth and Dean seventh, Joe Patelli was eighth, Rich on the next two laps so the checkers Schlingmann was in fifth place. Matt Waite ran ninth, Jim Vigil was 10th went to Robbie Cockrell, Milligan was Stevens ran in sixth spot, Sheldon Paul and Terry Evans dropped to 11th second, Gilbert took third, Beaumont ran seventh, Rich Waite was in eighth place. took fourth, Hurler was fifth and Gar- place, Mike Sims ran ninth, his wife Fifth lap, final lap, Todd Wyllie fink.le was sixth in. Carrey in the right seat and Jim Vigil took the win, Tom Giordano was Class 7S on Sunday .was a good was in 10th spot. Joe Patelli ran in 11th second ttuck to finish, Matt Stevens one, at the end of lap 1 it was Robbie place and Terry Evans was 12th. Loren finished third, Rich Waite was the Cockrell in the lead, Kyle Milligan ran Worthington didn't finish the first lap. fourth ttuck in, Jim Vigil finished fifth second, Greg Gilbert was third, Don Second lap ended and Todd Wyllie and Joe Patelli finished in sixth place. Beaumont was in fourth place and still led the class, Rick Harrah was sec-Rick Harrah, Sheldon Paul, Mike Paul Blangsted, who was in for Hurler ond, he was less than two minutes in Sims, Dean Schlingmann and Terry was in fifth place. Andrew Becerra arrears, Tom Giordano was still third, Evans did not complete their final lap._ ran sixth and Peter Garfinkle was in Chris Shive was fourth and Matt Ste-The Class 8 Sunday race saw Todd seventh place. Jim Moss and Robert vens ran fifth. Dean Schlingmann was Wyllie in first place after their first Coello were out of the race. sixth, Sheldon Paul remained in sev-lap, Rick Harrah ran second, Tom Robbie Cockrell led the second enth, Mike Sims was eighth, Joe Patelli Giordano was third, Matt Stevens was lap, Don Beaumont ran in second ran ninth and Rich Waite dropped to fourth and Sheldon Paul ran fifth. Joe place, Jason Hutter was up two spots 10th place. Terry Evans was in 11th Patelli was sixth in, Dean Schlingmann ran seventh, Jim Vigil was eighth, Rich Waite was in ninth place and Mike Sims was in 10th place. Chris Shive was in 11th spot and Terry Evans was in 12th place. Loren Worthington was adnf. Second lap ended, guess what? Todd Wyllie still led the class, Rick Harrah was still second, Tom Gior-dano remained in third, Sheldon Paul was no in fourth place and Joe Patelli was running fifth. Dean Schlingmann ran sixth, Jim Vigil was seventh, Mike Sims was up two places into eighth, Rich Waite ran ninth, Chris Shive was 10th and Terry Evans was in 11th place. Matt Stevens was on his trailer. Third lap ended and Todd Wyllie still led the class, Rick 1-tarrah held on in second spot, Sheldon Paul ran third, Joe Patelli was up one spot into fourth place and Dean Schlingmann was run-ning fifth. Mike Sims was up two more spots into sixth, Jim Vigil was rinth, Tom Giordano dropped to eighth place, Rich Waite ran ninth and Terry Evans was in 10th place. Chris Shive was out of the race. Their fourth lap still had Todd Wyllie in the class lead, Rick Harrah still ran second, he was a bit less than ,1 three minutes behind the leader, Sheldon Paul remained in third place, Dean Schlingmann was in fourth spot and Joe Patelli dropped to fifth place. Tom Giordano was up two spots into sixth, Mike Sims ran seventh, Jim Vigil dropped to eighth, Rich Waite was ninth and Terry Evans ran 10th. Final Class 8 lap and, guess what? -----------------------,,------------------------, ,. Throwing lots of dirt, Billy Worthing drove to a fourth place overall Ric Sanchez was the fourth place finisher in the Class 10 battle, Billy Shapley and dad Bill drove their car to a first off the podium in the Class 1 battle, he was a minute and a half out of third spot. he's seen here saving a bit of tire wear. finish in Class 13, seen here headin' for the finish line. In the Class 1450 battle it was Steven Herrera taking a fourth place Corey Goin gave it everything he and the car had but this time he Flyin' high, Chris Taylor gave it his all in the Class 7 battle, he was overall finish, he's seen here flyin' towards the checkers. had to settle for a fourth place overall finish in Class 1600. fourth overall at the checkers, he's seen here nicely airborne. Page 32 April 2010 Dusty Times

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David Hendrickson was the Stock Bug Class winner, he too is seen here nicely airborne as he heads towards that beautiful checkered flag. Todd Wyllie took the class win, he led remained in the lead, Michael Ward all the way! Rick Harrah was second, held on in second, Cody Rash held on he was two minutes behind the leader, in third place, Steve Lang ran fourth Sheldon Paul took third place hon- and David Bolles was in the fifth spot. ors, Joe Patelli finished fourth, Tom Kyle Murray was still sixth, Rodger Giordano was fifth in and Mike Sims Schank ran seventh, George De Sousa finished sixth. Rich Waite, Dean Sch--was in eighth place, Kurt Davidson lingmann and Terry Evans were dnfs. was ninth and Jim Richardson was Overall in class & it was Todd Wyl-running 10th. lie, Tom Giordano, Joe Patelli., Rick Last Saturday lap and Chris Harrah and Paul Sheldon. Faulkner took the Class 9 win, Mi-There were 24 cars entered in the chael Ward was second in, Cody Rash Class 9 contest and 12 of them made finished third, David Bolles was fourth it through all eight laps. At the end of to finish and George De Sousa was the their first lap on Saturday it was Cody fifth place finisher. Rodger Shank took Rash in the lead, Chris Faulkner was sixth place, Kurt Davidson was seventh second, he was six seconds in arrears, in, Jim Richardson was· eighth to fin. Michael Ward was a dose third, Steve ish, Kyle Murray was ninth in and Bob Lang ran fourth and David Bolles was Morton was the 10th car in. in fifth place. Justin Johnson was in The first Class 9 lap on Sunday sixth place, Rodger Schank ran sev-went to Michael Ward, Chris Faulkner enth, Kyle Murray was eighth, Derek was second, 12 seconds behind, Bo Eugenio was ninth and George De Rash was third, Jim Richardson ran Sousa ran in 10th place. Kurt David-fourth and George De Sousa ran in son was in 11th place, Matt Johnson the fifth spot. Steve Johnson was in ran 12th, Randy Ward was 13th, Tan-sixth place, Steve Tanner ran seventh, ner Stover was 14th and Rick Moran Kurt Davidson was in eighth place and was in 15th place. David Bolles ran ninth and Joe Forte Second lap et;1ded and Chris was in 10th place. Faulkner was the new leader, Mike Second lap and Mike Ward still Ward was running second, Cody Rash led the class, Chris Faulkner remained dropped to third place, Steve Lang second, three seconds in arrears, Bo stayed in fourth and David Bolles ran Rash was still holding in third; George , in fifth place. Kyle Murray was up two De Sousa was in fourth spot and Jim spots into sixth, George De Sousa ran Richardson ran fifth. Tanner Stever seventh, Kurt Davidson was up three was in sixth place, Kurt Davidson ran spots into eighth, Randy Ward ran seventh, David Bolles was eighth, he ninth and Rick Moran was in 10th had almost flipped the car and he did place. lose a tire, Jim Richardson was in ninth Third lap and Chris Faulkner place, Derek Diton ran in 10th place. ,- I ~ t~ , . ·•" J ... , • The trophylite Class win went to Gary Messer, he flew his steed to the overall win by 6 minutes, here nicely airborne. Third lap, Mike Ward still led the class, Chris Faulkner was in second place, right on Mike's heels, Bo Rash was third, another three minutes back, George De Sousa was running fourth and Steve Tanner was Up into fifth. Kyle Cox was in sixth place, he was a dnf on Saturday with serious engine problems, Steve Johnson was ~nth, in spite of rolling the car, Derek Diton was eighth, Kurt Davidson was ninth and Joe Forte was in the 10th spot. Fourth lap, final Sunday lap and when the dust cleared at the end of their first lap it was Michael Ward taking a great win, he loved the course and had a great race, Chris Faulkner finished second, he was just one sec-ond out of the win, he had Kirby Faulkner in the right seat all the way, Bo Rash took the bronze medal, George De Sousa finished fourth and Steve Tanner finished fifth. Steve John-son was the sixth place finisher, Kyle Cox finished seventh, Kurt Davidson finished in eighth place, Derek Diton was ninth and Joe forte was the 10th place finisher. • Overall, it was Chris Faulkner tak-ing the win, Mike Ward was second, he was four seconds out of the win, Cody Rash took third place honors, George-De Sousa was fourth over-all and Tanner Stover finished fifth overall. The 'Heavy Metal Class had five laps to run each day and there were 10 trucks ready for a battle. When their first lap ended it was Dan Unsicker in the lead, George Rosenbaum was in second place, Monte Tibbitts ran in third place, Kevin McMurray was fourth and Steve Olliges was in fifth place. Cody Stuart was in sixth place, John Vaughan was seventh, Craig Reynolds ran eighth and Andrew Kouldos was in ninth place. Jon Llbby did not complete his first lap. Second lap ended and CQdy Stuart was the new class leader, Dan Unsicker dropped to second place, George Rosenbaum was third, Monte Tibbitts ran fourth and Kevin McMurray was fifth in. John Vaughan was in sixth place, Steve Olliges dropped two spots into seventh, Craig Reynolds held on in eighth and Andy Kouldos remained ninth. Third lap, Dan Unsicker was back in the lead, Kevin McMurray was in second spot, George Rosenbaum ran third, Steve Olliges was up into fourth place and John Vaughan was running fifth. Craig Reynolds was now in sixth spot and Andy Kouldos remained in seventh place. Cody Stuart and Monte Tibbitts were out of the race. Fourth lap, Dan Unsicker contin-ued to lead the class, Kevin mcMurray held second, Steve Olliges was now third, Craig Reynolds was fourth, George Rosenbaum dropped to fifth and John Vaughan was sixth. Andy Kouldos was on his trailer. Last lap, Dan Unsicker came in for the checkered flag, Kevin McMur-ray was second, Steve Olliges took third place and Craig Reynolds was the fourth and final finisher. George Rosenbaum and John Vaughan did not finish the race. Sunday's race saw Cody Stuart leading the class on their first lap, Dan Unsicker was in second place, he had Sean Statkus riding with him, Steve Olliges ran third, George Rosenbaum was fourth, Kevin McMurray was fifth and Andy Kouldos ran sixth. Reyn-olds, Vaughan, Tibbitts and Libby were out of the race. Second lap and Unsicker still led, Steve Olliges was up into second place, Stuart was third, Rosenbaum was fourth and McMurray was fifth. Andy Kouldos was out. Thircl lap and Unsicker still led the class, Stuart was second, Olliges dropped to third and McMurray ran fourth. Rosenbaum was out of the race. There were no position changes on the fourth lap and when they came around for the checkers it was Dan Unsicker taking the win, Steve Olliges took second place honors, he said he was very happy with his new truck and Kevin McMurray was third finisher. -Cody Stuart did not complete his fourth lap. Adding up the lap times we had Dan Unsicker taking the 011erall Heavy Metal win, Dan also won the race in Class 1450, a great weekend! Kevin McMurray was second overall and Steve Olliges was third. There were 14 entered in the Stock Bug category and in Saturday's three lap race all but one made it all the way. When their first lap ended it was David Hendrickson in the class lead, Cory Torres ran second, 10 minutes behind the leader, Cory Vandermark ran third, Joe Laurer was fourth and Bob Johnson was in fifth place. Alex Perrault was running sixth, Bob Mess-er ran seventh, Dick Nichols was in eighth place, Chris Green ran ninth and Gary Herrod was in the 10th spot. Jason Mace was 11th, Jetemy Altman was 12th and Richard Slettin was 13th. Kyle Conlon was out of the race. Second lap ended and Jon Lau-rer was the new leader, Cory Torres remained in second spot, David Hen-drickson ran third, Cory Vandermark dropped to fourth and Alan Perrault was fifth. Bob Johnson was in sixth place, Jeremy Altman was up five places into seventh place, Bob Messer was running eighth, Gary Herrod was Continued on page 34 It was a first off the podium finish in Class 8 for Rick Harrah, Rick is seen here on his way to the elusive checkered flag. George De Sousa Dias had to settle for a fourth place overall finish T. J. Flores drove the L VDC Class 1 Unlimited car to a fifth place in the Class 9 battle, seen here heading for the checkers. finish at Primm, he's seen here ready for touchdown. Brian Culley was · the fifth place overall finisher in the Class 1450 Jimmy Hook took fifth place overall honors in the Class 1~00 venue, Sheldon Paul was the fifth place overall finisher in the Class 8 conflict, skirmish, finishing fifth out of 72 trucks ain't all that bad. Jimmy is seen here at high speed on the course. he's seen here just at touchdown at Primm. Dusty Times April 2010 Page 33

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It was a sixth place finish overall in the Class 1450 battle for Kenny Jason Coleman had a decent weekend, he finished sixth overall in Allen Byma drove his Ford pickup to a seventh overall finish in the Walker, he's seen here a moment-after his thousandth landing. the Clas~ 1600 contests at Primm, here into a hard right. Class 1450 races, he's seen here nicely airborne. It was a seventh overall finish for Grant Fluegge in the Class 1600 Wayne Lugo finished third in the Sunday Class 1450 race, Wayne Blaine Conrad drove his buggy to a second place overall finish in the battle, Grant is seen here just before his thousandth landing. finished 8th overall for the weekend. · Class 13 fracas, he's seen here saving tire wear. ninth and Chris Green ran in the 10th spot. Jason Mace remained 11th, Dick Nichols was 12th and Richard Slettin was still 13th. Third lap, final lap on Saturday and when the checkers flew, Jon Laurer was there to receM! them, David Hendrick-son finished second, he was 12 seconds in arrears, he had son Robby in the right seat, Cory Torres finished third, Alan Per-rault finished fourth and Jeremy Altman finished fifth he had to replace an alter-nator belt, Cory Vandermark was sixth car in, Bob Johnson finished seventh, he did have some visibility problems, Gary Herrod was eighth, Chris Green came in ninth and Bob Messer dropped to 10th place. Jason Mace was 11th in, Richard Slettin was 12th and Dick Nichols fin-ished in 13th place. Sunday, three more laps to race and when their first lap ended it was David Hendrickson in the class lead, his son Jeremy held down the right seat, Jeremy Altman was in second spot, he had Ja-son Gutzmer in the right seat, Frank Mazzei, who was in for Jon Laurer ran third, Alan Perrault was fourth and Cory Vandermark was in the fifth spot. Gary Herrod was running sixth, Eric Solorzan was in for Bob Johnson was seventh, Ed Mahoney was eighth, Dick Nichols was in ninth place and Jason Mace ran 10th. Chris Green dropped to 11th place, Rich-ard Slettin was 12th and Kyle Conlon was in 13th place. Second lap a,nd David Hendrickson continued to lead, Jeremy Altman was second, Frank Mazzei ran third, Cory Vandermark was in fourth place and Eric Solorzan was running fifth. Gary Herron was in sixth place, Ed Mahoney ran sev-enth, Dick Nichols was in eighth place, Jason Mace was up to ninth, Richard Slet-tin was 10th and Chris Green was 11th. Alan Perrault and Kyle Conlon were out. Third lap ended and David Hen-drickson took the Stock Bug Class win, he had a good weekend but mud on his . windshield made it hard to see, Jeremy Altman was second in he said he lost his ... enNR• www.lNIN ',n IJ.Y1J f;1JJ11i'il =film ~ tJJit1 l3 llil!rB(i11 * BLAl:K* red& blue -6 st $5.99 -8 st$6.99 -10st$9.49 -12 st $10.99 ~lI1lrJJJ1W ~ 20ft. Lenghts -6 20ft. $93.40 -8 20ft. $107.20 -10 20ft. $128.20 -12 20ft. $185.20 High Misalignment Adapters JMXT series Chromoly llfiii, JMX8T $20.05 '9-JMX10T $26. 16 II l. JMX12T $33.25 JMX14T $60.78 . . . JMX16T $76. 10 red&blue -6 45 $12.99 --8 45 $13.99 -10 45 $16.99 ----12 45 $21.84 red & blue -6 90 $12.99 -8 90 $14.99 -10 90 $15.99 ------12 90 $21.84 Complete Line of _._. New Hampshire Ball Bearings, Inc. n••E'A aEc1 10N DNK KRACING PRODUCTS Ph 562-427-2375 2865 GUNDRY AVE. SIGNAL HILL, CA 90755 Page 34 April 2010 brakes halfway through the second lap, Frank Mazzei took third, Eric Solorzan was fourth and Cory Vandermark fin-ished fifth. Ed Mahoney finished sixth, Gary Herrod took seventh place, Dick Nichols was eighth, Jason Mace was ninth, Chris Green finished 10th and Richard Slettin came in 11th. Overall it was David· Hendrickson taking the win, Jon Laurer was second, Jeremy Altman was third overall, Ed Mahoney finisb.ed fourth and Cory Van-dermark was fifth overall. There were only two entered in the Stock Full Class, Steve Schwab only got in two laps on Saturday and three laps on Sunday. His competition, Steve Creiglow managed three laps on Saturday and two la on Sun . E , no finishers in the class. There were four Trophylite entries and three of them completed their four required laps each day. On Saturday, it was Gary Messer leading the first lap, John Murray was running second, Broe Hersam ran third and Laine Knecht was fourth. There were no position changes on their second and third laps. Fourth lap, last lap and Gary Messer was right there to take the win, Broe Hersam finished in second place, Laine Knecht took third and John Murray was fourth in. Sunday, first lap and Laine Knechr1 was running in the lead, Gary Messer was just a few seconds in arrears, John Mur-ran in third and Broe Hersam was in Hunter Buettner took a nice win at the Battle At Primm, he's seen here speeding towards the finish line. \ i In Class 3000, it was Troy Messer taking a third place overall finish, Troy is seen here in beautiful, level flight. Dusty Times

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fourth spot There were nQ position changes on their second lap. Third lap ended and Laine Knecht still led the class, Gary Messer ran sec-ond and John Murray was running in the third spot Broe Hersam was on his trailer. Checkers flew, Laine Knecht was right there for a nice win, Gary Messer took the silver medal and John Murray took home the bronze medallion. Overall, it was Gary Messer with the win, Laine Knecht was second, he was six minutes in arrears and John Murray took third place honors. There were eight entered in the VORE.YC class, four of them made it all the w.rf. When their first lap ended on Saturday it was Mike Grabowski showing the w.rf, Troy Herbit was in second place, Hunter Buettner, with Sean Anderson in the right seat was running third, Brandon Bailey ran fourth and Scott Gold, he had Lance Rhinehart was in fifth place. Matt Martelli ran sixth, Scott Bailey ran sev-enth and Mike Self was in eighth place. Second Saturday lap and Hunter Buettner continued to lead the class, Troy Herbst remained in the second spot, Brandon Bailey moved into third place, Scott Gold ran fourth, Matt Mar-telli moved into fifth and Scott Bailey was in sixth place. Mike Self and Mike Grabowski were out of the race. Third lap ended and now it was Troy Herbit showing the w.r/, Brandon Bailey mOlled into second place, Scott Gold was now third, Matt Martelli ran in fourth spot, Hunter Buettner fell to fifth place and Scott Bailey was sixth. Final Saturday lap, when the checkers were unfurled it was Troy Herbst talcing the Saturday win, Brandon Bailey was second in, Matt Martelli took third place, Hunter Buettner finished fourth and Scott Gold finished fifth. Scott Bailey did not complete his final lap. Sunday, last four laps of the race, when the smoke cleared it was Hunter Buettner in the class lead, Brandon Bailey was less than two seconds behind in second place, Mike Self was in third place, Scott Bailey ran fourth, Scott Gold was in fifth place, Matt Martelli was sixth and Troy Herbit ran seenth. Second lap, Buettner still led the pack, Mike Self was now in second place, Brandon Bailey was running third, Scott Bailey was fourth, Troy Herbst was in fifth spot, Matt Martelli was sixth and Scott Gold was in seenth place. Third lap ended and Buettner still led the class, Mike Self remained in second place, Brandon Bailey ran in third place, Scott Bailey was fourth, Scott Gold was in fifth place and Matt Martelli was running sixth. Troy Herbit was out of the battle. Final lap, Mike Self charged to the front and took the Sunday win, Hunter Buettner came in second, six seconds in arrears, Scott Bailey took. third place honors, he had Gabe Hogan along for the ride, Brandon Bailey was first off the podium, Scott Gold was in fifth place, his codriver thought he had done really well for a novice and Matt Martelli was sixth in. Matt will be CCM:ring the Mint 400 race for Speed Channel. Overall, it was Hunter Buettner tak-ing the win, Brandon Bailey finished second overall, Scott Gold was third and Matt Martelli was the fourth overall finisher. Whew, a lot of writing, a ton of notes and finally it was all over. Most comments we heard were on the plus side, some complained the course was too short and lots complained that the loooong wait for Tech Inspection was unbearable. Next up is the Mint race, see ya all there. FUEL SAFE! OOR NAME SAYS IT ALL. 800-433-6524 Your Source for Off Road Fuel Cells Specializing in Custom Cells Visit our onllne store for standard sizes or special truck and buggy fuel cells. Shop Online • Free Ground Shipping for Standard Items fuel Safe S tems, 1550 Kin Ave, Redmond OR 97756 · Tel: 541-923-6005 fax: 541-923-6600 JOIN V~E LEGENDS AND MAKE HISTORY! 2010 MEXICAN 1000 RALLY cu• \\l1ES\ APRIL 28-May 2, 2010 UPDATED c t\ '-11 Mexicali~ Bahia de Los Angeles~ Loreto~ La Paz DURSE! n I F T P Tl PA Parnelli Jones, Malcolm Smith, Bud Feldkamp, Bruce Meyers, Walker Evans, Larry Roeseler, Eddie Mulder, Bill Varnes, .... Roger Norman, Rod Hall, John and Ray Swift, Curt LeDuc, Dave Westhem, Rick L. Johnson, Mouse McCoy, Rick D. Johnson, Dusty Times Scatt Whitney, Jim Kirby, Ricky 11RJ11 Johnson, Jim Ryan, Marty Fiolka, Ron Johnson, RPM Off Road, Boyd Jaynes, Bill Brindle 111, Gary Dixon -Lost Boys Racing and more ... HONORING THE PAST. FORGltJG THE FUTURE: National Off Road Racing Association I \ Since 1967 ~,. BEAbbYE!9!L~.t~!~! April 2010 Page 35

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5Na * DRIFT RALLY Pastrana ins By Jerry Winker Photos: Tom Buchkoe • f Travis Pastrana and Christene Edstrom drove their 2010 Subaru lmpreza WRX STi to the Open Class win' as we as the overall win. For the first event of 2010, Tra-vis Pastrana continued right where he ended the 2009 Rally-America championship: on the top spot of the podium. Pastrana pretty much dominated the event that saw the slipperiest conditions at this event since 1999. The twenty stage rally spread out over two days on the final weekend of January had cars traveling on a thick layer of ice with a thin coating of show on top the entire weekend. Two years ago, some of you might remember that Travis hit a deer on the pen-ultimate stage while leading in his Subaru Rally Team USA W RX STi. This year he led the rally from stage two and stayed there, but the competition up front has seen some new changes. The big-gest news was that Ford entered the championship just after the start of the year with Pastrana's old teammate, Ken Block. This factor, along with the shortened six race season now ending just prior to The X Games in July, could possibly mean that Travis will have a very busy season if he is going to pull off a fifth consecu-. tive championship. At the end of 2009, Subaru's SRT USA team boss Lance Smith had announced unofficially that it was planning on running a three-car team for Travis Pastrana, Ken Block and Dave Mirra all in open class specification cars. However, just prior to Sno*Drift two an-nouncements were made within days of each other. First, Ken Block had announced that he'd be competing in a Ford-backed Monster World Rally Team doing select World Rally Championship events in a Ford Focus RS and here in the states would campaign the Ford Fiesta Kenny Brack took to the X Games win. Days later it was revealed that SRT USA was going to be running as a two-car team with only Pastrana and Mirra as drivers. As the date of the event came closer, the size of the field kept getting bigger until more than fifty cars had entered, thirty-three of those entered nationally! Al-though Mitsubishi no longer has a factory-backed effort, several of the top teams were competing in Evos. Canadian drivers Antoine L'Estage, in an Evo X, and Andrew Comrie-Picard (a/k/a ACP), in an Evo 9RS, were the favorites as each had won events in the U.S or Canada last year. Poland's Andi Mancin was again teamed with Arkadiusz Gruszka in their pair of Evo 9RSs and was always within striking distance last year. Bill Ba-con, operating on a much smaller budget, was back in his Evo 9RS which had three fastest stage times at last year's event. Other inde-pendents to watch were Mark Fox, running in his older lmpreza this time out, and Nate Conley, run-ning in his WRX. The Super Production battle . ,, •• • • • • • f • f • t ; ' Travis and Terry Hanson took the Super Production win in their 2007 Subaru lmpreza WRX Sti, they finished fihh overall as well. for this year is growing with twelve cars entered at Sno*Drift. All of them, except for the lone Mit-subishi Eclipse of Even Cline, were Suba·ru WRXs. Every last one of the regular SP competitors had returned: Piotr Wiktorczyk, Pat Mmo, Travis Hanson, Jimmy Keeney, Don Conley, Tim Rooney and others were ready to go head to head. Last year's SP winner at this event, Bryan Pepp, unfortu-nately was not entered. The Two-Wheel Drive category also grew interest over the winter. At Sno*Drift there were seven cars entered nationally. Chris Duples-sis was back in his rapid VW GTI, Dillon Van Way was in his cham-pionship-winning Ford Focus, as well as the two cars who duked it out for the win at Lake Superior back in October, Bill Caswell in a BMW 318i and Gary Wiggin in a VWGTI. On stage one the surprise win-ner of the stage was Block in his-Fiesta by just a mere 4.8 seconds over L'Estage and Pastrana anoth-er 2.8 seconds back. Bacon, Mirra and ACP were the only other drivers within a minute striking distance after just the first stage of th-e-rally. For stage two, Pas-trana and L'Estage both had times faster than Block to move them-selves ahead, in that order, with a mere 6.2 seconds separating all three. After the first four s_tages of the rally the order was Pastrana, L'Estage, Block, Bacon, ACP, Mirra. Travis Hanson led the SP category and held down seventh overall, just head of the Polish trio of Arkadiusz Gruszka, Andi Mancin and Piotr Wiktorczyk. One car that was having a great run early on was Dave Carapetyan in his Subaru WRX STi running as high as seventh. However, the icy conditions caught him and his co-driver off guard and when stage four was completed Dave found himself relegated in twenty-fifth spot. After a quick service before stage five, the positions up top remained the same for the most part with a few changes here and there. Wiktorczyk had an "off' on stage five and lost several min-utes, as did Jimmy Keeney on the next stage. Then on stage seven, Block's fine run in his new Fiesta came to end. After spinning and suffering suspension damage near the end of the stage, Block chose to retire just before ·the start of stage eight while in transit. The running order after the first night had Pastrana still in the lead by 0:54 over L'Estage and Ba-con now in third just over another three minutes back. Next was ACP " and Mirra followed by the only SP competitor in the top ten, Travis Hanson. Mancin was in seventh with his teammate Gruska two spots back. The driver splitting the pair was Carl Decker in an lmpreza. Carl came into the rally world last year from the world of professional mountain biking and was impressive all weekend. 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Christopher Duplessis and Catherine Woods took the gold in the 2WD Division, they're seen here in their 1990 Volkswagen GTi. Duplessis in his two-wheel drive encounter. VW GTL Duplessis is an instruc- . After the mid day break there tor at Tim O'Neil's Rally School were two runnings of a 2/3 mile in New Hampshi're and _knows super special stage. The only scary how to drive in icy conditions! moment came when Andi Mancin On day two of the rally An-spun his Evo completely sideways toine L'Estage started to turn up temporarily blocking the stage for the wick and was the fastest on about twenty seconds. Had the stage nine by 1. 7 seconds. Pastra-car not been re-fired it could have na came back to win my mere sec- been a hairy moment for the next onds on the next two stages and competitor as the car was out of on the next stage before the break, sight between two dirt mounds the popular Hungry 5 stage, Ba- after an icy downhill corner. On con was a mere 2.1 seconds faster stage fifteen, ACP made his way than Pastrana with L'Estage an- into fifth overall passing Hanson other half second slower. That and on the next stage passed Mir-meant after twelve _stages Pastrana ra for fourth overall while the top !eel overall by 1: 12.8 and L'Estage three still remained the same. On ahead of !3acon by another 3:33.9. stage seventeen, just before final Mirra, Hanson and Comrie-Picard service, Hanson made his way past were bunched together battling Mirra and into the top five. for fourth after ACP had an off on With three stages to go L'Estage stage nine losing a few minutes. was giving his all to try to reel in Also dropping out of the top ten Pastrana and take home his sec- . on stage twelve was Mancin who ond win at this event. He won two briefly lost time with a snowbank years ago after Pastrana punted a Antoine L'Estage and Nathalie Richard drove their 2009 Mitsubishi Lancer Eva X to the silver medal in the Open Class, here out of a right hander. deer and DNF'ed late in the event. He was only 1:38. 7 behind Travis this year and just over twelve stage miles remained. Mirra and Han-son were trading positions all day long however with just a few cor-ners remaining in the event Mirra slid long and went head-on into some small sapling taking out all of his lights and heavily damaging the front. After a number of cars went past he was able to g~t the car running again with his naviga-tor Derek Ringer holding a small flashlight out of his window to see the road. He was able to make it to the finish. In the end Pastrana beat out L'Estage by 1:37.7 after keeping just second apart on the last three stages. Bill Bacon took home a podium and was another 5:02.0 back from L'Estage. Fourth was Andrew Comrie-Picard who put in a fine run considering time was lost on the snowbank at the start of the day. In fifth was Tra-vis Hanson who took home his first Super Product;ion class win after an up and down season last year. After his accident Mirra still managed to pull qff a sixth place finish ahead of Carl Decker and Piotr Wiktorczyk, who was just a few seconds shy of netting seventh overall, yet 1:0ok home second in the SP class. Ninth was newcomer Byron Garth who took home ninth overall and third in SP after nipping Arkadius Gruszka for the spot on the final stage. In eleventh overall was the drive many folks were talking about. Chris Duples-sis not only took home eleventh in his VW GTI, he beat his next closest 2-Wheel drive competitor by more than 35 minutes and beat last year's open class runner-up Andi Mancin for the position! Pat Moro and Roman Pakos had a battle for fourth in the SP class with Moro coming out ahead and taking thirteenth spot. It will undoubtedly be interesting to see how things shape up for this class this year if Matthew Johnson makes his return as well. THIS is the class to watch behind the leaders. • As mentioned above, Duplessis dominated the 2W D class, but behind him over a half hour back in the field the battle raged in the class. Gary Wiggin beat Dillon Van Way for the runner-up spot by just over a minute after swap-ping second spot back and forth. John Conley in a Dodge SRT-4 took fourth and Canadian Jim Stevens was fifth in class in his Suzuki Swift. Unfortunately, Bill Caswell who won 2WD at LSPR last October was late for the start of the event and was only able to compete in the regional during the second day. The next event on the Rally-America Championship schedule is 100 Acre Wood in Salem, MO the final weekend of February. Ken Block has won the event four years in a row driving a Subaru.-Can he do the same with his new Ford or will his ex-teammate Travis Pastrana come out on top? Might ACP, L'Estage, Bacon, Mancin or even Mirra come away with the win? Also, who will be the fastest of the Super Production class if we see Matthew Johnson battle Wiktorczyk, Moro, Hanson and the others? And now that Tanner Foust is becoming more famous with his professional drifting ca-reer and television shows, will we see him competing in rally this year? All things considered, the shortened six event season this year will be a shootout to the end. Piotr Wiktorczwk and Grzegorz Dorman drove to a second place finish Slidin' or gain' straight? William Bacon and Peter Watt drove their -Throwig lots of dirt and snow, Byro Garth and Sky Pinnick ran to a in Super Production, seen here in their 2007 Subaru lmpreza WRX STi. 2006 vintage Mitsubishi £VO IX to the bronze medal in Open Class. third in Super Production in their 2006 Subaru WRX. Andrew Comrie Picard and Jeremy Wimpey drove their 2007 Patrick Moro and Ole Holter powered their Subaru STi to a fourth Fifth in Open Class, sixth overall was the Subaru lmpreza WRX STi Mitsubishi Lancer Eva to 4th in Open, 4th overall in the rally. place in Suer Production, 13th overall at Sno*Drift. of Dave Mirra and Dere Ringer, here driving across the white stuff. MDR Wild wash from page· 22 required laps, itwas Craig Reynolds in the class lead, Trever Leach ran in second place, he was 15 minutes in arrears, Steve Shields ran in third place, he was less than a min-ute further back, Court.Legare was in fourth spot, back another five minutes, Eric Ludian was in fifth, he was yet another 11 minutes in Dusty Times arrears, Ste,ye Fuhring was in sixth place ar# Aaron Osborne ran in seven;ii place. Jeremy Deakins failed -to finish his first lap while Brandon Chavez, Cameron Sino-hui, Cameron Reeves, Greg Sunds, Sean Kepler and Chris Freas failed to start the race. Second lap ended and Craig Reynolds still led the class, Steve Shields was up a spot into second place, he was nine minu.tes in ar-rears, Trever Leach dropped to· third, he was another minute back, Court Legare came along in fourth . place, another eight minutes back, · Eric Ludian was running in the fifth spot, Steve Fuhring held on in sixth place and Aaron Osborne remained in seventh place. End of the third lap and Craig Reynolds was still showing the way, ' April 2010 Trevor Leach was back up to second place, he was 19 minutes in arrears, Steve Shields was third, another 12 minutes back, five minutes later it was Court Legare in fourth, Eric Ludian remained in fifth place, 17 minutes further back, Steve Fuhring was still in sixth place and Aaron Osborne was still running seventh. Fourth lap, final lap ended and Craig Reynolds came in for a really nice win, Trever Leach took home the silver medal for his second place finish, Steve Shields was the bronze medal winner, Court (egare finished first off the podium in fourth place, Steve Fuhring took fifth place honors and Eric Ludian was the sixth and final finisher. Aaron Osborne was unable to fin-ish his final lap. So there, the first MDR race of 2010 is in the books, there will be lots more action throughout the year. See ya all there! Page 37

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AT LAS VEGAS By Homer Eubanks Fitzgerald ·wins Limited Buggy Photos: Trackside Photo Rick Huseman took the Unlimited 4 win on Sunday, he finished fifth on Saturday, he's seen here flying his Toyota. Scott Douglas drove his Unlimited 4 Ford to a win in the Saturday event and a second place finish in the Sunday melee. he 2010 Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series got underway March 6-7 with a little controversy and plenty of racing action. The two day event consisted of race one and race two of the 16-race series. Park no longer remains conducive to providing the atmosphere for a first class event." So, with less than three weeks to prepare the Lucas team changed an old moto-cross track into a 1.1 mile 8-tum short course facility complete with grandstands, K-rails and catch fencing. blessing from ones sponsors was probably sought out). What the A great weekend for John Fitzgerald, he beat the others in Limited Buggy both days, he's seen here in level flight. First off the opening event was scheduled to be held at Lake El-sinore Motorsports Park but was rescheduled rather hastily to Las-Vegas Motor Speedway. In a pub-lished statement Lucas Oil Execu-tive Vice-President, Bob Patison gave the reason as; "Due to recent unrealistic demands made by the Lake Elsinore Motorsports Park management, the environment of the Lake Elsinore Motorsports Adding to the controversy was the fact that a few of the regular TORC series drivers decided to try out the new course at Las Vegas. And why shouldn't they! Racers are all about competition. It shouldn't require an approval from your regular series to race somewhere else (although the heck, they came, they raced and rolled in front of him in tum one. even made a strong showing. ·. LeDuc landed rubber side down, Most of all the drivers seemed and was able to get back into the to enjoy the new track. The ones hunt, but had dropped to seventh that didn't like it were usually the when the mm petition yellow ones that didn't win. With six of came out. the 10 classes won by repeat win-On the restart Douglas held ners it was apparent some of them the lead with Greeves ahead of really liked it. Huseman then Renezeder, Adrian Unlimited 4 Cenni, and Kyle LeDuc. In tum On Saturday a total of 17 Un- three Cenni and Renezeder tan-limited 4 trucks came out to battle gled with Renezeder spinning. On with the two fastest qualifiers in- the following lap Greeves was able verted to the second row. Fourth to pressure for the lead but Doug-fastest qualifier Johnny Greeves, las held his position. Kyle LeDuc sat up front on the pole with had moved up and was battling Scott Douglas alongside. Doug-with Huseman for third when las had qualified third quickest. Greeves got sideways in tum five Row two was Kyle LeDuc inside giving second to Huseman but with fast qualifier Rick Huseman Greeves came right back at him (1.08.453) outside. The third to regain the position. Soon after row had the fifth qualifier, Steve that Greeves disappeared from Barlow, and sixth fastest was last the action. year's champ Carl Renezeder. With two laps to go LeDuc After taking the green flag grabbed the second spot while Douglas managed to exit turn Douglas appeared headed to an one first and held \he position easy victory, that is until the last with Greeves second and Kyle lap when LeDuc managed to close LeDuc third ahead of Renezeder. up and challenge him down the It was around the fifth laJ,J before back stretch, and maintaining Greeves was able to mount a seri-the charge, up through leaning ous threat for the lead but while on Douglas in the final turn. · his focus was on the front, Kyle Douglas, who had only decided LeDuc snuck up and took the a couple of days ago to race the second spot. Greeves must have event, held on for the win with Brian Deegan had a really good weekend, he took the gold medal in Super Lite thought lady luck was going his Kyle LeDuc second. Carl Rene-;:b=o=th=d=a=y:=s=a:::t=th=e=la=s:::::;Vi;;;egiiia.:s=m=e=e=t·=:;:::====='====::::::;--;;D:::..::u:.:c:__..::-z:::e::::d:::e.:..r.:m:.::a:.;naged to cross over third with Curt LeDuc fourth ahead of Huseman. Sunday's Unlimited 4 race belonged to, and was won by front row starter Rick Huseman. Carl Renezeder grabbed the sec-ond spot at the beginning of the race but a hard charging Scott Douglas (Saturday's event winner) passed Renezeder in turn three1 of lap six. Renezeder's troubles didn't end with Douglas as Kyle LeDuc got aroul_ld. LeDuc .later clipped a K-rail resulting in a flat and Renezeder regained the third spot. Huseman held on for the win with Douglas taking a tight second as Renezeder made a dramatic finish line leap in an attempt to grab the position. New father, Rick Huseman, said the win was for his new son, who was attending his first short course race. Unlimited 2 On Friday it was Jeremy Mc-Grath taking the Unlimited 2 fast qualifying post with a quick lap of 1.11.049 over local favorite Rob MacCachren's lap of 1.11.254. Ro-drigo Ampudia turned the third quickest lap of 1.11.785. After the inversion fourth fast-est qualifier, Rick Johnson, sat on the pole with Ampudia alongside. MacCachren and McGrath made up row two and Todd LeDuc and Not a great weekend for Carl Renezeder, he finished third in Unlimited Kyle leDuc finished second on Saturday in Unlimited 4, he was Justin Smith readies for touchdown in the Limited Buggy event, 4 both days, he's seen here in his Lucas Oil racer. unlucky 13th in the Sunday battle. Justin finished in second spot both days at Vegas. Page 38 April 2010 Dusty Times

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A pair of gold medals for Ricky Johnson in the Unlimited 2 races at Las Vegas, he's seen here throwin' dirt as he heads for the flag. Cody Freeman tot1k" the silver medal in Unlimited Buggy in the Saturday race, Cody had a fifth place fini$h in the Sunday event. but Johnson was able to hold on chren also improved his position for a close win over MacCachren. by taking second from Ampudia. In the winners circle Johnson Naughton finally got the rubber credited some of the win to luck of under control for fourth. Johnson starting up front but also praised was able to again hold off Mac-MacCachren for running clean Cachren to the checkers. Rodrigo throughout the race. MacCachren Ampudia crossed over third just repeated the reflection by say- ahead of Jeremy McGrath. . ing he ran with Johnson but just A charged up Johnson said," could not find a clean spot to get "This was some of the best by. Ampudia crossed over third damned racing I've ever been in-ahead of Robby Woods, then volved in." Kevin Probst. Unlimited Buggy Race two held on Sunday had In race one Jerry Whelchel Robby Woods and Rodrigo Am- stalled in turn one on the start pudia sharing the front row. On giving Chuck Cheek the early the start Woods came out of turn lead. Doug Fortin slipped into one first but took a violate roll second with Cody Freeman trail-off the turn one jump, ripping ing. Cheek pulled off after three laps giving Fortin the lead. Free-man wasn't satisfied with second and took the lead a couple of laps before the competition yellow, with Fortin now trailing. On the restart Fortin saw his chance de-velop inside turn four and passed Freeman. Once out front this time Fortin pulled some breathing room from Freeman who was busy defending his position against Cameron Steele. Fortin went on to .cross under the checkers first with Freeman second and Steele third. On Sunday Doug Fortin had his work cut out for him as Cam-eron Steele took the early" lead and was able to keep Fortin at bay through out the first seven laps. Fortin then drew near enough to challenge for the lead but Steele held on. With one lap to go, For-tin tried the inside line in turn four, and Steele appeared to have missed a shift allowing Fortin to make it a double win week-end (with the bonus of setting class fast time on Friday). Steele held on for second by keeping Chuck Cheek at bay in third. Jerry Whelchel passed through the pack to take fourth. Super Lite The Super Lite class consisted of seven with Brandon Ward taking the fastest qualifying post on Friday with a lap of 1:21.445 over Dawson Kirchner's 1:21.681 lap time. Continued on page 40 In the Unlimited Lite races, Chris Brandt took the win on Saturday, Chris finished second in the Sunday event. his left rear wheel off he axle . ..-----------------------------. Bryce Menzies made up row three. The front starters made it around turn one clean but Jeff Ward and C arl Renezeder both got spun around in traffic dropping them behind some of the slower qualifi-ers. Ron Naughton had to pull off ,before the first lap was over. · Johnson in no way had an easy drive up front as MacCachren shadowed his every move. By the fourth lap Johnson had pulled a couptc-of lengths ahead of MacCa-chren. These two continued their close-rel,ationship throughout the first half 'of. the race with third place Bryce Me°iu1es, who was holding off Todd LeDuc, before LeDuc began slowing with a small Woods was alright but his truck stream of smoke trailing due to a was unable to get back in the race. hole in his radiator. On .the restart it was Ampudia During the restart Johnson and taking the lead with first Johnson MatCachren continued their bat-then Rob Naughton taking second tie. Menzies quickly felt pressure from Johnson. Naughton caught from Ampudia for third and while Ampudia going wide in turn four those two were battling Jeff Kin- and took charge of the race on lap caid slipped by both for position. four. There was a fire in one of the Menzie shoek •off Ampudia and trucks and a red flag came out. was able to retake third from Kin-On the restart Naughton held caid. On the following lap Menzie the lead with Ampudia, -Johnson spun out giving third to Ampudia. and MacCachren trailing. Things While this was going on the battle changed up on the seventh lap as up front still looked like a two car Johnson went inside turn three for freight train with Johnson leading second then in turn four Naugh-MacCachren. ton got up on two wheels and Most felt Johnson was vulner- Johnson took charge of the event. able to a slight nudge by second Having shadowed Johnson's every In the UTV races it was RJ Anderson all the way, he took the win on Saturday place MacCachren on the last lap move throughout the race MacCa-and Sunday, he's seen here flyin' high . .----...:..._ ___ ...:::..._ _____ ___;==::::;',;:::=======:::;;;::;========;;;;;:,;;;. Jeff Knupp took the bronze medal on Saturday in Limited Buggy, Bruce Fraley was well back in Limited Buggy on Saturday in 14th Chad George had to settle for a pair of second place finishes in Super Jeff finished in sixth place in the Sunday fracas. place, he recovered on Sunday to take a third place finish. · Lite at Las Vegas, he's seen here flying to the finish line . • Rob MacCachren was just a few tics off the winning pace at Vegas, Kevin Probst finished fifth in Unlimited 2 in the Saturday race, he Larry Job took a fifth place finish in Unlimited Buggy in the Saturday he finished second both days in the Unlimited 2 races. suffered a 17th place finish in the Sunday affair. race, Larry was the third place finisher on Sunday. Dusty Times Aprll 2010 Page 39

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Once the green flag came out for race one it was Brain Deegan (driving teammate Jeremy Sten-berg's truck) taking the lead over Ward, with Brandon Bailey set-tling into third and feeling pres-sure from Chad George. · On the restart after the com-petition yellow Deegan again took charge and before the checkers came out he had pulled a 20-car length lead over Bailey. Bailey dropped to third just after the white flag came out in turn one as George took his second place spot. At the finish Deegan took an easy win with George second· and Bailey third. · Race two saw Deegan take the lead on lap . one and never look back. Greg George's race wasn't so easy as he was seventh on lap one and had to work for his second place finish;" winning the position on lap three. Third went to Ricky James who had fell as far back as eighth before climbing up to third with only two laps to go. Unlimited lite 2009 Unlimited Lite Cham-pion Brian Deegan got off to a rough start in this year's series action. Deegan showed he had the speed after qualifying second to Rodrigo Ampudia on Friday but then on Saturday lady luck left him when he and three other trucks piled up in turn one. On the restart Chris 'Brandt took charge with Marty Hart second, Ampudia third then Deegan. Deegan made his move to third in lap three but was a few lengths behind second place Hart. While Deegan had his hands full with Ampudia, Hart managed to apply serious pressure to Brandt, by pull-ipg up door-handle to door-han-dle, but each time Brandt found enough traction to keep his nose in the lead. Near the end of the race Hart found Deegan knocking on his rear bumper. While these two battled for second Brandt checked out and took a comfort-able win. Hart went on to earn his second place spot with Deegan a close third. On the podium Brandt said he had a few problems earlier but was able to put it back together for the Brock Heger had a really good weekend, he took the gold medal both days in the Kart Jr. 1 races, seen here at speed. win. Deegan made the comment that he was faced with new, sea-soned competition this year but was learning from them. Round two held on Sunday started out unusually rough as three trucks piled on top of one another before turn one. Anthony Verdone and Corey Sisler were trapped under Chris Brandt's truck and all had to be separated with tow trucks. Verdone broke off a wheel and was the only one not able to get back for the _restart. Casey Currie took charge after · the restart but had a hard charg-ing Marty Hart on his tail. After a couple of laps Hart went to the lead but had to give it up on lap four when he appeared to loose steering after the turn one jump. Rodrigo Ampudia inherited the lead with Currie, Matt Loiodice, and Brandt trailing. Adam Wik moved up to third and tried for the second spot in turn four but spun out, dropping to fourth. At the finish it appeared Am-pudia with a strong victory but it was reported later his entry was DQed at post tech inspection for being two inches to long. This gave Matt Loiodice the win with Chris Brandt second over Adam Wik. Brandt, was in ninth posi-tion at the competition yellow and moved up six positions in just four laps. UTV On Friday at qualifying it was Austin Kimbrell taking fast time of the UTV's with a lap speed of 46.053 mph during his fifth lap. RJ Anderson was second quickest with a speed of 45. 473 mph. At the start of the race Herzog spun in turn one but made his way back through the pack to fin-ish second behind RJ Anderson. Anderson had followed Kimbrell most of the race before taking over mid-race. At the checkers it was Anderson crossing ahead of Herzog then Kimbrell. Race two saw Austin Kimbrell dominate from start to finish. Gary Thompson trailed in second until lap two when Dan Kelly slipped by but Thompson passed . back a couple of laps later and was able to hold on to the checkers for second. Corry Weller came from the back of the pack to grab third with two laps to go from Robert Vanbeekum, Limited Buggy In the Limited Buggy division it was Bruce Fraley setting quick time by turning a lap in 1:18.941 out of the 19 class contestants. In race one Fraley wasn't able to duplicate his qualifying effort and finished 14th. Class win went to John Fitzgerald who edged out Justin Smith after Smith led every lap except the one that matters. Smith held on to second while Kyle Quinn earned the third spot. Sunday's race was almost a repeat of the day before, Fitzgerald took Sheldon Creed was a two time winner in the Kart Jr. 2 events, he's seen here hustlin' his way to the checkers. Mitchell Dejong took the Modified Kart win on Saturday in Vegas, Mitchell finished second in the Sunday event. the checkers with Smith second, but this time it was Bruce Fraley third. Early leader Kenny Freeman finished fourth. Karts Brock Heger set fast time in the· Kart JR 1 event on Friday then came back Saturday to take the class win over Preston Rohen. -Cole Mammer drove to third place finish in the field of 17 Karts. Race two turned out a repeat of Saturday's event with Heger, Rohen then Mammer. When the Kart J 2 group came out it was fast time qualifier, Sheldon Creed, who also took the event win over Shelby An-derson. Chad Graham was third. Creed continued his dominance in Sunday's round _besting Paige Porter's effort. Third went to Jack Grabowski. Kart Modified Zachary Hunt set fast time out of the 14 Kart Modified field on Friday but on race day dropped to fifth overall. On race day the event belonged to Mitchell Dejong (sec-. ond fastest qualifier). Seconcf' place finisher Jarrett Brooks had qualified sixth but was able to make his way through traffic fin-ishing ahead of third place Brad-ley Morris. Morris made amends on Sunday by crossing over ahead of Dejong during race two and Sheldon Creed finished third. Marty Hart was second in Unlimited Lite in the Saturday race, Marty Brian Deegan was the third place finisher in Unlimited Lite on Tyler Herzog took the silver medal in UTV on Saturday, Tyler only finished well back in the Sunday event. Saturday, Sunday he only was able to complete eight laps. got three laps in on the Sunday race . • Gary Thompson finished fourth on Saturday in the UTV action and Corry Weller only got six laps in on Saturday, Corry finished in third Preston Roben ran to a pair of second place finishes in Kart Jr. 1, Geary had a nice second place finish in the Sunday event. place in the Sunday action at Las Vegas. he's seen here at speed headin' for the checkers. Page 40 April 2010 Dusty Times

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~~ [-IA-JA) International Score Pit Service Award For 2009 "It Is What It Is" By SRCHUPACABRA Edited by Chili Bean Little Kid Motorhead "Waldo Dry-brake Tacostien" said "Mommy, Daddy, Can I go to the 2010 BAJA 250 this year in San Felipe and race my 50cc Pit Bike?". Mommy and Daddy said "Well Waldo, we.can look into this BAJA Race and plan on you racing in it soon, but you need to get your Spanish and Math homework done and then mow the lawn" Millions of households have these discussions worldwide daily. What hap-pens then? Maybe 285 race vehicles sign up and attempt the most danger-ous race in the world with trucks, cars, motorcycle, and quads that may crash or break within a few minutes of the race oh You are dead after you get run over by the same. Most kids go to sleep and dream all night about how they could get a race vehicle to the BAJA race starting line. While they wait until they are old enough, Electric Slot Cars and Train sets will•have to do. 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BJ Baldwin prevailed through the rain and mud, at the season opener of BITD to take the win BJ style -strong and aggressive. Ohhhh was that BAJAPITS helping this win happen? "We are very excited about BJ's win at the BITD Parker 425," said Travis Roffler, director of marketing, General Tire. "Taking home the win right out of the blocks has set a precedent for our entire team! BJ is such a strong driver and we expect awesome things from him this year!" "This is a very important win for me," stated BJ Baldwin, Baldwin Mo-torsports. "I felt really good going into the race after driving for several days at Dakar. The tires performed awesome, my crew was on it and I wanted this win bad. This is going to be a great season for Baldwin Motorsports!" General Tire is again 'unleashing the fury' in off-road performance for 2010, in the third year campaigning its Grabber competition tire. Designed with a tough, three-ply DuragenTM-reinforced body construction to stand up to the rigors of off-road conditions, the Grabber also features a newly-developed competition-specific tread compound. In addition, the Grabber name and General Tire logo are prominently featured on the sidewall in red and white letters. The Grabber competition tires ar~ designed in size 37x12.50R17 for class 8 and trophy ous.ty T.ime,s truck/trick truck and 35x12.50R17 for class 1, 6, 7, 7 S, stock mini and Protruck. Even the GODFATHER of BA-JAPITS!! SR CARLOS OROZCO had put up OVER $6,600.00 USA Dollars worth of product to the First Place racers in the 2010 BAJNSCORE Sportsman and ATV classes for SOLO riders to get product free. Insane you may say!!!!! Well, not many humans will dare to leave the safe haven of their cute little houses, con-dos, apartments, tent camps to take on the BAJA, most will sit home and read stories like this one and only imagine they had the Titanium Balls or Ovaries to race it Only the Worldwide Sissyboys and Prissygirls who just talk about this race will just yap, yap, yap, yap, yap,yap,ya~ya~ya~ya~ya~ya~ yap ......................... and not have the yap words hooked up to their bodies, Yes everyone, that's what SISSYBOY and Prissygirls Do, Absolutely Nothing about future sports activities they want to play in. Soooo just to get to be part of the BAJA, You kinda, wana, shoulda, sorta hafta go to BAJA and hang out with the race/ chase crews, locals, federales, taco shops, Baja Race course, Pit Captains, Mikes Sky Ranch and PEMEX fuel sta-tions that now have TWINKIES and Cheetos. Should be nice to get a few Swiss Guard Boys from the Vatican to the BAJA races to really see what they got under their cut little uniforms, l' d say not much ....................... . We want to see more Tattoo tough guys sign up for these races and see what you got Our pit guys include BAJAPITS members that are soooooooooo orga-nized and tough that they can stay awake for days and also motivate the racers that need a hug, kiss and pat on the helmet when they come into the BAJAPITS for fuel, food and encouragement Every pit Captain teaches at the local Universities and tells government employees how to be held accountable for your actions to save taxpayers hard earned money, The other pit service providers spend Billions of dollars on advertising while at BAJA-PITS are actions work better than those Billion Dollar ad campaigns. The Execu-tives at the Billion Dollar Pit Companies just think money buys them respect and market shar HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA Rich guys, you just don't get it do you? Compete on!!!!!!!!! So get your bucket list checked off to race a BAJA at least once in your life, YOU WILL LOVE IT. And, then you can also go do other fun adventure things like Helping the People of BAJA have a life as good as your or better. Again, all we at BAJAPITS can tell you this, we are there for you to get your crybaby butt to the finish line so Sal Fish can hand you a FINISH PIN!!!!! ALSO everyone needs a little extra HORSEPOWER!!! SOOOO Read on!! · Meetings at The Horsepower Ranch. This place fixes everything. Located east of the seaport town of Ensenada in a large, unspoiled valley, it is a place so special that guests want to return to Baja just for a chance to come back here. It is a landmark of Baja's off-road community; a common ground where the sport's his-tory meets the adventures of today. "It" is Horsepower Ranch, our 140-acre Baja home that's comprised of rolling green hills that surround our authentic Mexican paradise. OK, BABY BOYS AND GIRLS that want to RACE this Man and Woman's Race, Bring your BABY bottle so you can sit and cry after you race the BAJA 250 and maybe make it 4 3 miles and then cry for a bottle of whatever there is to kill the pain. 50% of you Wimps will not make it to the finish line. And "IT IS WHAT IT IS" Baby Boys and Baby Girls. BAJAPITS will have a section at each pit for you to cry in after you maybe make it to the first pit. That would be BAJA-PITS # 1 for the Cry Babies_ that make it that far. Most of the race vehicles that are towed back to your truck with trailer are from PIT #1. It's those lovely WHOOPS that mangle a car, truck, bike, quad, ATV and YOU SISSYMEN. But, do you think we care that you broke down in the middle of no were??? Well we do care at BAJAPITS, We may not be able to help you prep the race vehicle, but we sure are going to be there if you need a hand to help you get to the next pit and then the final finish line. Our one concern is that those new 2010 450cc motorcycles that are designed by the new generation of PEABRAIN · ENGINEERS. Those PEABRAIN EN-GINEERS that design and manufacture a race vehicle that only can make it through one BAJA RACE and then need a total top end replacement. GEE????? That's really smart on their part to pro-duce a race bike, quad, car, truck, scooter that has a wimpy motor good for just one short, little, quicky Baja Race. Some of the Manufacturers PEABRAIN ENGINEERS even state in their ads that the vehicle is "BAJA PROVEN and recommended" For all those PEABRAIN ENGINERS that want to discuss any of their BAJA de-signs, log on to www.THUMPERTALK. com to give us a solution to your cheap designs. Many Mechanical Engineers from RIT in Rochester, New York are well known for being soooo cheap and PEABRAINS that they squeak. So, How come a XR650R is so much better designed than a fall apart 450cc type race bike??? You tell me!!! Again, Chupacabra just loves testing the 2010 designs of race vehicles in the best test zone in the world. OK!!!! Now Boys and Girls that team race. If you have yet to do a SOLO BAJA RACE, You are still a Boy and/ or Girl. Men and Women Go it SOLO, then if you want to team it, then go for it, but the true test of endurance is the the Men and Women that can SOLO any of the BAJA Races. So make sure if you are bragging about racing the Baja, you define to all that you talk to that you only are capable of racing 50 miles and then need to rest because you are a tired BOY. Chupacabra loves to mess with the team racers who crash all the time because the BOY riders get tired. HA HA HA HA HA HA . WE also want to address the mental part of racing the BAJA's or any other races in life. One of our Psychiatrists, Socialogist, and Well Known Doctor "TIO" Karl La Pinska who is known as the NASA Tig Welder and Fabricator also acts on behalf of all racers that need someone to define what is it they would like to accomplish. Karl can weld better and more accurate than a $250,000.00 robot designed by a PEABRAIN DE-SIGN ENGINEER. Karl can sit down with you before the race and figure out if YOU are capable of racing a BAJA SOLO or be a Boy to Team it, The Solo Racers get first pick over the teams be-cause they want to be IRONMEN. I still can't figure out why anyone would want to team a Baja Race when in reallity you should just do it by yourself. Just think, having a seasoned TIO welder who has worked the BAJAPITS as a Pit crewman figure out if you got the Titanium Balls to Race. Karl saw all the racers that came through Pit #8.-during the 2009 Baja 1000, spoke with them, counciled them, and has solutions for you the Wana Bee racers with the craving to finish this international race. So, now you can also go visit Fun Bike Center and meet some really cool off road riders. Men, Women, Boys, Girls, Kids, Ride dirt bikes, quads, boats, ATV, utility cars, and you can get all the· gear needed to accomplish this. See you at, but check out also before you come over. With a little bit of luck, the whole San Felipe race course will be GRADED · April 2010 and so smooth, you will be able to go at least 80mph throughout the whole race and finish in about three hours, it's only 250 miles of the smoothest terrain you will enjoy. Bring the family down to race it in a 1996 CHEVY ASTRO VAN, Should be fun. SEE YOU THERE RACERS!!! The Wah.too Spe.aks •• .Again! Man, this is going to be tough. How do I explain to )'OU guys that my vaca-tion lasted far too long. There's been no Wahzoo column from me since before the Baja l(X)() last year, so I must apologize for that I was having so much fun being off the clock and doing some traveling that I just plain forgot my responsibility to keep your enquiring minds informed about our activities over the past few months. I'll do my best to catch up on all the news fit or un-fit to print, and promise )'OU that no more lapses like this will occur again. If I've been forgiven, please r!!ad on; if not, then stop reading right here because you'll probably never forgive me. If you recall, last year's Baja l(X)() was probably the most difficult, most techni-cal, and most challenging in years. The Checkers Off-Road had seven entries in the race, and eight pits for support Some details are sketchy due to time lapse, but several milestones were ac-complished here. Our drivers made a bit of history themselves. Take the case of the Chases; Stuart started the race, but fell victim to an off camber tum alongside a ravine about 30 miles into the race, piling himself and several other competitors into said ravine. It took a few hours and a "train" of four wheel drive trucks to untangle the stack of racecars but the Chases eventually were back in the chase. Stuart's son Eric (known as mini-Chase to most of us) drove over 600 miles to finish the Race, recovering from a recent hand surgery and a suffering a newly broken thumb caused by a power steering belt failure. The kid's a real stud! We heard that Dr. Checker and his crew at Mike's Sky Ranch froze their col-lective butts with an overnight low temp of 19 degrees while working their pit A couple of our racers got caught up in that clusterflog near Simpson's Ranch, where a pile-up of race cars blocked the course for a couple of hours before anyone got past there .... in the middle of the night! Let's see ... oh dark thirty, wet through and through from the "river" crossing, and sub-freezing temps; sounds like a lot of fun to me. Reminds me of Walter Prince's comment in our 35th Anniversary program and Uncle Max's tribute where the question was posed about standing knee deep in a river CID5Sing, trying to decide which wire to dry first Next up was our 35th anniversary bash at Michael Gaughan' s South Point Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, where about 250 of the faithful were in atten-dance to partake of fine food, a well-re-ceived open bar, and the cameraderie of brothers getting together for some fine bench-racing and awards sharing. God, even Pete Buckwitz showed up! Bob Bower served ably as Master of Ceremo-nies, and orchestrated a way-fine pro-gram of guest speakers (Rod Hall and K.J. Howe) tempered by the evening's agenda of club achievement awards, and other awards featuring Checker of the Year the perpetual Vic Van Ella award, and a Checkers Lifetime achievement award. Congratulations to MORE'sJim Clements, who deservingly received the Vic VaIElla Trophy for his contributions to the Sport Doctor Checker had been asked to be the keynote speaker of the evening in recognition of his 34 ·and a half years of service to the club, and he did not disappoint by having orchestrat-ed a verbal confrontation with Gregg Symonds about the now infamous John Baker truck vs. Gregg's class 11 race car in Barstow years ago. It was a sight to behold; by prior arrangement Gregg got up and conveyed a sense of outrage at the Doctor's words while storming the podium. The room fell silent..what the hell was going on here?? The good Doc-tor had also resurrected his famed and traditional Dr. Checker appreciation awards, with this year's models being handmade from burled wood chunks bearing various appendages. Judy Smith penned a fine, although short, article in Dune Buggies & Hot VWs about this grand celebration. She wrore about the Checkers having enjoyed some years of success and notoriety in racing; I think we should all be grateful she didn't stress the "notoriety" of the club, because some of that still needs to be kept close to the vest. There were a few of us who took exception to her statement of referring to some Checkers as "old grey-beards", which was probably prompted by her feelings of the Checkers not allowing women as members of their exclusive club. Oh well, you just can't please everyone all the time, eh? The 2010 Club Officers were also in-troduced, namely Greg "Kras" Krasnow, President; Randy Spahr, Vice President; Josh Gilliam, Secretary and Ed Jahn, serving his fifth term as Treasurer. The MORE KarTekShoot-out event at Barstow in late January was cold, as usual but we had a great time never-theless. Pit Captains Justin Johnson, Travis Howard and Noah Ostanik did a great job, along with a huge turnout of Checkers for this popular local race. {Next time, don't forget to bring the TIRES to the pit!) Checkers Lin and Andrew Neal took home a class win, as did Chris An-derson. Willy Berumen and Mike Mc-Gee each earned a third in class finish. Next up on the 2010 calen r was the SCORE Laughlin race. We under-stand that new member Harley Letner made a good accounting of hisself Gust like dad Marty and grad-dad Danny) and impressed more than the media folks. Laughlin used to be fun, but over the years Mother Nature has had her way with the terrain in that area and this "short course" race was anything but easy. The team of Harley Letner / Kory Halopoff and Mikey Lawrence each came home with a class win, and Matt Kupieck finished 13th in his class. Dan Martin came in second (by a couple of seconds!) on Day 1, but unfortunately the other driver DNF d on Day two. The Best in the Desert Parker 425 was next on our schedule, and seemed to have the same flavor as all of the past Parker events: High-intensity law enforcement by the BLM, and very cold temps reminiscent of the 1984 Parker 400 where it snowed and got so cold that drivers were· getting out of their race cars and urinating on the carburators to de-ice them. In addition to large amounts of money being spent on entry fees, land use fees, etc., there were also large amounts of money being _ deposited into the gaming areas of the casino at Blue Water. One of the pit captain's reports stated that it appeared that Kras's campaign season was over, since he didn't have "shit for beer" in his cooler to share. Oh well, the hon-eymoon had to end sometime ... Ryan Plowman took a second in class, while the teams of Potts & Cummings and the Velasco's each earned a fifth in class. 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Scott (619) 889-7171 FOR SALE: Class 1 Porter, LS2, Redline pump gas, 520 Hp, WR coolers, Fortin 4 speed, w/ convert-er, King Kongs, 45 gas cell, Ken-wood radio, 10.5 gps, ProAm Hubs and brakes. 6 Hella, lots of spares. Car works great and is in im-maculate condition. $ 135,000.00. Darnen Jefferies (909-633-5300. Car is in California.-" from page 41 · have raced there before. Primm is also in Nevada, so there is gambling, but racing there doesn't seem to have the fun factor attached to it anymore. The one good thing to come out of that race was that our departed Brother Ron Graham's son stepped up and stated his intent to become a Checker. Nice go-ing,Junior, you're welcome in the broth-erhood. Jimmy Hook and Andrew Neal got a 5th in class, while McCool & Gilliam fought hard overcoming several problems but still managing a 23rd in class finish. The final event to be discussed in this catch-up column is SCORE Mas-terCraft Safety San Felipe 250 event. A lot of racers were happy to see a real racer sponsoring a Major Event. Works for me! The San Felipe race course, even with newly bladed sections, lived up to its reputation for a high level of attrition due to sections with monster 4 to 5 foot deep whoops, lots of silty areas, and of course the evils of Diablo Ory Lake. Ory was the key word here, and when the trophy trucks hit the lake bed they generated dust clouds akin to an Arabian sand storm. A few days after this event we had the pleasure of watching a short in-car video from Ar-FOR SALE: Class 1 Off-Road Trug-gy/Pre-Runner. Chromoly Chassis, Ford 347, Mogi C-6 Transmission TCS Converter, 2 ½" Bilstein Coil-Overs, 9" Dirt-Tech Rearend, CNC 6 Piston Calipers, TT 6 on 6.5 Hubs/ Brakes, 37" Projects, Walker Evans Wheels, 7 5 gal. Fuelcell, Pump Gas, Intercom Radio, Color GPS, Race-works Swaybar. $68,500.00 OBO. Scott (619) 889-7171. FOR SALE: 2002 McMillin Jimco 2-1600, Major racing engine, McDowell transmission, Fox Shocks, BFG tires, Cen-terline wheels, CNC brakes, Howe P/S, Foddrill front end, Sway-A-Way torsions, Pro-Am Hubs, Pro-Wire wiring, Kenwood radio, 29 gal. fuel cell, Fully prepped, race ready. $35,000.00. Contact Brian (619) 456-4951. min Schwartz's AGM race car hauling ass down Matomi wash, when all of a sudden State of Intent Kory Halopoff blew by him like he was standing still. You could hear Armin's comment stat-ing that this @#$%# was going FAST! Way to go, Team Lemer! Unfortunately, SCORE's black-boxes-to-keep-ya-honest program resulted in a delay of getting official results out in time for this dead-line. Although these results remain un-official until SCORE finishes bat-tling the black box woes, we believe that the Chases earned a 4th in class, and Dan Martin finished 5th with only 2nd and 5th gears left in his car, taking the record for the longest finish line jump at this event. Kinda figures, when you're on the gas in fifth gear you're gonna do well on the jump. Perhaps the most frustrated driver in the Checkers line-up at this race was Noah Ostanik in his beautiful class 8 truck, who had worked his way to second on the road until oil cooler problems and driveshaft issues took him out of contention It pleases me to say that the Check-ers to date this year have earned eight podium finishes and seven more in the ranks of finishers. Keep the faith; Checkers still rule the desert, and we intend to continue our win-ning tradition. See ya next month. Your friend, the ever-popular Wahzoo. 12..b.AL 66T ATb. Lh.A.:>b./12.b.NT AL.:> Vacation Rental Vacation Rental in the Exclusive Indian Wells Country Club in the Sunny Palm Springs area of Southern California! 2 or 3 bed-room furnished for your complete relaxation and if you are a glutton for punishment, play golf on 1 or both of the beautiful courses. 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