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Volume 28 • NUmber 11 • November 2011 S2.SO ·•-■7S0-17J2 Celeb,at'ing ou, as~h Yea, o, se,viee To The OFF Road community :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::=: c..--~--~-------~~-. covering the world of competition In the dirt ...

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-, Volume 28 - Number 11 November 2011 DllliYlil■IG 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 Ste,,e Hilton Victor Gazca Martin Holmes RodKoch Byrle Moore Ste,,e Ruddick Maurice Selden Darryl Smith Tony Tellier Trackside Photo Art Director Larry Worsham Subscription Rates: $25.00 per year, 12 issues, USA, Foreign Subscription rates on request. Contributio~: 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 year, 1982, the location - Baja -the race -unknown - the fate of this badly damaged Baja Bug, unknown but we bet they went on to finish the race in spite of the damage. 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 prints up to 8xl0 or electronic media submitted via email will be considered. In This issue ... FEATURES Lucas At Speedworld by ]. Preston Bradshaw ....................................... 8 Rally of France by Martin Holmes ...................................................... 14 MORE Powder Puff by Steve Ruddick ................................................. 18 Tore at Bark River by Mike Reusche .................................................... 24 Lucas Oil Regional at Glen Helen by Homer Eubanks ....................... 30 1990 SCORE Parker 400 by Judy Smith ............................................ 33 DEPARTMENTS Happenings ......................................................................................... 5 Trail Notes .......................................................................................... 6 Good Sruff Directory ....................................................................... 43 Classified Ads ................................................................................... 47 Index To Advertisers ......................................................................... 4 7 ON THE COVER Kyle LeDuc had a great weekend at Speedworld, he took the win in the Pro 4 Unlimited races both days and he was a happy camper. Photo lry Trackside Photo The big winner at the MORE Powder Puff event was Shelby Reid, her closest competitor was a lap behind, Shelby is seen here headin' for the checkers. Visit Our Website at Photo lry Trackside Photo Ir.I Find us on Ill Facebook Su.d-ae,z,td-e 7 044lf tt,, DUSTY 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 MotorcyclesO Send check or money order to: DUSTY TIMES 20761 Plummer St., Chatsworth, CA 91311 Canadian - 1 year $30.00 US - Overseas subscription rates upon request Dusty Times November 2011 Page 3

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2011-2012 Happenings ... 10K FoUR WHEELERS P.O. Box36 CLEVES, OHIO 45002 <4x4> (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 Sou-rn POINTE CIRCLE, Sum 205 LAUGHLIN, NV 89208 (702) 298-8171/FAX: (702) 521-0597 <web 1. 25-ameri-can-rally-sport-group.htm. E Mail: AMERICAN 1'RIALs A SSOCIATION AMA Observed Trials Southern California Championship Series B1u. MARKUM, 2010 PRESIDENT (909) 860-1857 24 HR HOTLINE, 2010 (714) 562-7742 E MAIL: BMARK909@AOLCOM <> ASOCIACION EsTATAL DE A UTOMOVUISMO SAM LAsELL, TECH INSPECTOR APTo42 SAN Jos£ DEL CABO BAJA CALIFORNIA DEL SUR. MEXICO A USTRALIAN OFF ROAD CHAMPIONSlllP DARRYL SMITH 19 SOMERS ST. CASHMERE, QUEENSLAND, 4500, AUSTRALIA DUSTY TIMES A UTOCROSS QUEBEC OFF ROAD CLAss 10 CARS ONLY RENALD V AILLANCOllRT 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 The Protruck schedule for 2011 wiU consist of both the SCORE and Best In The Desert races. BARONA S AND DRAG A SSN. P.O. Box 1521 LAKESIDE, CA 92040 All Races Are Night Races All Races At Barona Raceway, Lakeside, CA BBM MARKETING PROMOTIONS Off Road Short Course Racing & Special Event Marketing 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 <> December 2- 4 2011 Transwest Ford Henderson "250" "a Classic Off-Road Race" Henderson, Nv Points For All Classes -No Pre-Fun Run BORERAcING Allen Gerber 801-380-9011 - after 5pm please BP MoTORSPORTS P.O. Box411 WOODLAND HILLS, CA 91365 760-578-6258/ 760-578-6259 FAX: 818-348-4648 E-Mail: All Events At California Cicy, CA BRIGHTON SPEEDWAY R.R.3· BRJGHTON, ONTARJO, CANADA KOK-lH0 (613) 475-1102/FAx (613) 475-3250 Dusty Times CAJOR CLUB AUTOMOVUISTA ]UARENSE DE CHAMPIONSHIP OFF-ROAD RACING 7210 GATEWAY EAST EL PASO, TX 79915 (915) 593-4848 RALPH GARCIA 0ll-52-16-17-45-42 CESAR FUENTES CALIFORNIA RALLY SERIES <> CANNING ATTRACTIONS P.O. Box400 MAYWOOD, CA 90270 (323) 560-SHOW CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA RACING ASSOCIATION P.O. Box645 PIERRE, SD 57501 DAVE ADAMs (Pu.oTS AND BAJAS) (605) 224-9481 DoN ENGLEMAN (BIKES) (605) 224-4967 CHAMPLAIN VALLEY RACING ASSOCIATION C.j. RICHARDS P.O. Box 332 FAIR HAVEN, VT 05743 (802) 265-8618 CLAIRTON HJ-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 CLUB AUTOMOVUISTICA SAN QUINTIN CALLE 6TA FRAcc Co. DE SAN QUINTIN November 2011 SAN QUINTIN, BC, MEXICO HERACUO PATINO (011 52 616-5-22-07) CLUB AUTOMOVUISTICO SAN VICENTE San Vicente Off Road ENSENADA, BC, MEXICO USA JAN WRJGHT (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 ZoNACENTRO MEXICALI, BAJA CALIFORNIA 21100 0ll-52-686-553-4087 USA 686-553-4087 MEXICO <> E Mail: February 10-12, 2012 Casas GEO Gran Prix Mexicali, BC, MX April 6-8, 2012 San Luis Gran Prix (No points race) Sonora, MX May 18-20, 2012 VW Autopartes Excomex Mexicali, BC, MX July 27-29, 2012 ORW Gran Prix Tecate, BC, MX October 5-7, 2012 Mexicana Logistics 300 Mexicali, BC, MX November JO-December 1-2, 2012 OXXO Race Ready 275 Mexical San Felipe, BC, MX CoLORADOHlu CLIMB ASSOCIATION BARB V AHSHOLTZ, PRESIDENT (719) 531-3642 W/(719)687-9827 H P.O Box8286 COLORADO SPRINGS, CO 80933 Continued an p191 6 Pages

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Trail Notes ... FINAL FLAG -We are sad to announce that Rick Huseman and his brother Jeff were killed in a plane crash near Barstow on Sunday October 16th• Rick was a winning Pro 4 Unlimited driver in the stadium races and was well liked by all. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family. FINAL FLAG -Kenneth Knudson, 79 years of age, passed away on October 8, 2011. Kenneth was a farmer all his life and helped run the family business, Karen Knudson & Sons in Ontario, CA. Kenneth was one of the founders of the "Checkers", one of the first dirt bike clubs in California and in his late teens and early twenties he was considered the # 1 rider in the state. He is survived by his four children, his brother Robert and his sister, Darlene and numerous grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Our prayers go out to all of Kenneth's family and friends. SCORE RELEASES PROPOSED COURSE MAP, redufes Sportsman four wheel entry fee adds Sportsman 5-1600 class for 44th anniversary of the legendary Tecate SCORE Baja 1000. Entry forms now available for internationally televised granddaddy of all desert races. Drawing for class starting positions on Saturday, Oct. 15. Prerunning begins on Friday, Nov 4. Loop race to start and finish in heart of Ensenada, Baja Mexico, Nov. 17-20. Continuing its dedicated efforts to stabilize costs during these challenging economic times, SCORE International has reduced the entry fee by over 25 percent for its regular Sportsman Four Wheel classes, as well as added an additional special Sportsman 5-1600 class for this year's 44th running of the legendary Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 desert race. This year's internationally televised granddaddy of all desert races will be a loop race starting and finishing in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico, with race week festivities scheduled for Nov. 17-20. With the race itself starting on Friday, Nov. 18, official entry forms are available online along with the proposed course map and prerunning rules on the SCORE website at Entries from over 30 US States and 15 countries are expected to take the green flag in November, competing in 35 Pro and seven Sportsman classes for cars, trucks, motorcycles and ATVs. For the regular Sportsman Truck and Buggy classes, along with the new Sportsman 5-1600 class SCORE has reduced the total entry fee to $950 from the $1,300 charged in 2009. The drawing for class starting positions will be held in the SCORE headquarters in Los Angeles on Saturday, Oct. 15. "SCORE is extremely aware of the difficult economic times we are enduring right now, and while the SCORE Baja 1000 has been a loop race, we have kept the entry fee the same for all of our classes since 2005, and we also want the Sportsman adventurers from around the world to be able to live the experience of the legendary Tecate SCORE Baja 1000," commented Sal Fish, SCORE President/CEO since soon after it was founded in 1973. "Therefore we have reduced the Sportsman Four Wheel fee for this race to help encourage all of those weekend warriors to live the dream they have had for so many years. "Conducting SCORE races at the high level that we have for 38 years is extremely expensive, but we are committed to helping the racers control their costs, so we have done our part since 2005 by keeping the entry fee at the same level for the SCORE Baja 1000 loop races." It's the oldest and most well known of all desert races, and it remains as the single most appealing accomplishment to a racer. Since 1967, the mother of all desert races has been run over the mysterious Baja California peninsula every year except 1974 when the international fuel crisis forced a cancellation. This year's race will start for the 37th time and finish for the 21st time in Ensenada. Completing its 38th year as the world's foremost desert racing sanctioning body, the event is the finale of the five-race 2011 SCORE Desert Series. The race will start and finish on Boulevard Costero adjacent to the picturesque Bahia de Todos Santos in front of the iconic Riviera de! Pacifico Cultural Center in the heart ofEnsenada. Prerunning on the approximately 710 mile loop course will officially begin on Nov. 4. The course itself is a combination of much of the 2008 and the 2009 courses. The rugged course that travels from Ensenada east through Ojos Negros, down Laguna Salada to San Felipe, down through the three legendary Baja canyon washes of Matomi, Huatomote and Chanate, joining familiar routes to the six-mile turnoff before Mike's Sky Rancho, heading over to the Pacific Coast crossing Highway 1 near San Vicente and to Erendira, then through Santo Tomas, Uruapan and back to Ojos Negros, covering much of the northern half of the majestic Baja California peninsula to and from Ensenada. The famous and not-so-famous have tried their hand at conquering the Baja and they have come from all walks of life. Mark Thatcher, son of Great Britain's then-prime minister Margaret Thatcher, raced in the 1982 SCORE Baja 1000. Celebrities James Gamer, Ted Nugent and the late Steve McQueen all battled the Baja in the early 1970s and many racers from other forms of motorsports crossed over to try their skills. Among the drivers from other arenas who have tested the Baja were Indy Car racers Rick and Roger Mears, Parnelli Jones, Danny Ongias, Danny Sullivan, Jimmy Vasser, Buddy Rice, Sebastien Bourdais, Oriol Servia, Roberto Guerrero, Michel Jourdain Jr., Johnny Unser and Mike and Robbie Groff, NASCAR's Robby Gordon, Jimmie Johnson, Boris Said and Brendan Gaughan, SCCA legend Elliot Forbes-Robinson, World Rally Championships' Armin Schwarz, Armin Kremer, Andreas Aigner and Harri Pavanpera, world motorcycle champions Malcolm Smith, Larry Roeseler and Destry Abbott, Motocross legends Ricky Johnson and Jeremy McGrath, XGames star Travis Pastrana, drag racers Don Prudhomme and 1-arry Minor and legendary SCORE founder and motorsports innovator Mickey Thompson. The late Academy Award winning actor, racer and race team owner Paul Newman raced in the 2004 event. Jesse James, of 'Monster Page 6 (719) 653-8449 CORP P.O. Box392 CALEXICO, CA 92232 HECTOR CERECER 011-52-65-66-4458 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 CORVA 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 (All events at Hannigan race track, Bellingham, WA or Thurston Count:, ORV Park, Olympia, WA) DAKAR RALLY DARREN SKILTON BAJA AUTOMOTIVE ADVENTURES 455 E. OcEAN BLVD., Sum 208 loNG BEACH, CA 90802 (562) 755-2278/FAX: (562) 590-7925 <> DECATUR FoUR WHEEL DRIVE· CuJB DECATUR, TX 76234 ToMAUEN (800) 662-3649/(214) 641-2090 DESERT STEEL MoTORSPORTS 1863 COMMANDER DRIVE LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ 86403 (928) 855-2208 EAsn:RN OFF-ROAD RACING AssN. ToM DELAUDER, SR-1091 TOWNSHIP LINE ROAD WELLSVILLE, OHIO 43968 (330) 532-4589 ENSFNADA BAJA OfF RoAD RACING Av. 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OFF ROAD RACING SERIES December 10, 2011 · Round 15 Firebird International Raceway Chandler, AZ December 11, 2011 The Lucas Oil Challenge Cup Firebird International Raceway Chandler, AZ ~ MAMAiuuTA OFF RoAD RAcING LUIS CARLOS Al.VAREZO PANAMERICANA AVE #5105 Co. JuAREz, CHIH., MX 011-52-1637-1799 MicmGAN BuGGY BUILDERS Dune Buggy Trade Show (517) 543-7214 <> MicmGAN OFF RoAD CHAMPIONSHIPS M.T.B. Enterprises Inc. 15529 )ONES ROAD GRAND LEDGE, ML 48837 (517) 627-6200 Motorcycles, Quads, ATVs and Pilots only MAORA Mm-AMERICA OFF RoAD AssocIATION P.O. Box664 GREENUP, IL 62428 (217) 962-1318 E-MAIL: <> M.O.R.E. MoJA VE OFF RoAD RACING ENTHUSIASTS P.O. Box 1231 BARSTOW, CA 92312 760-253-4453 < December 3, 2011 Holiday 200 Toys for tots race MicmGAN SPORT BUGGY ASSOCIATION DAVE BARRET 6363 NIGHTINGALE DR. FLINT, ML 48506 (810) 730-9221 MOTOWEST WINTER 'fRIALs SERIES BiuMARKHAM (909) 860-1857 <> All events at Perris Raceway (At Reed Valley with a school) NATIONAL Mun RAcING AssN. 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Box376 ADAMsBURG, PA (412) 527-6556 WHIPLASH MOTORSPORTS 2939 E; Grovers Ave. PHOENIX, AZ 85032 (602) 971-3730 <> December (fBA), 2010 ACP,AZ WISCONSIN MOTORSPORTS SHOW (414) 747-1711 WISCONSIN OFF ROAD FESTIVAL TERRY OR BEV FRIDAY 5913 so. U.S. HWY 45 0sHKOSH, WL 54901 (414) 688-5509 WORLD SERIBS OF OFF RoAD RACING FIA WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP P.O. Box99 CRANDON, WISCONSIN 54520 303-880-7221 <WWW.WRC.COM> XTREME INTERNATIONAL 1863 COMMANDER DRIVE LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ 86403 (520) 855-RACE/ (520) 855-2208 BAJA OFFICE: 011-526-6225 ZR PROMOTIONS LUIS RENE MONTANO C. CAl:zADA lNDEPENDENCIA 200 -5 CoL lNSURGENTES EsTE 21280 MEXICAIJ, BC, MX (686) 564 6653 Attention Race & Rally Organizers List your coming events in DUSTY TIMES free. It is the only way some fans know about your event, if they don't happen to be on your club mailing list. Don't call, but mail your~2012 schedules as soon as possible for listing in this column; it could bring you some extra entries! Mail your race or rally schedule to: Dusty Times 20761 Plummer St., Chatsworth, CA 91311~5003 November 2011 Trail Notes ... Garage' fame, and Hollywood film and TV star Patrick Dempsey have both raced this classic several times in the last nine years. This year's race will commemorate the achievements of legendary desert racers like Rod Hall, Ron Bishop, Johnny Johnson, and Larry Roeseler. Hall, who will tum 7 3 on Nov. 22, has a record 21 class wins (including one overall win in 1972), and is the only racer who has competed in all 43 SCORE Baja 1000 races. Bishop is the only racer who competed in the first 40 SCORE Baja 1000 races. Hall will be racing this year for the second time in the featured SCORE Trophy Truck division where he will split the driving with his sons Josh and Chad. As he attempts to add to his legacy, Hall will also be an additional driver in both the Stock Full anc;l the Stock Mini classes. Bishop is the only racer who competed every ye:\r of the first.40 on a Motorcycle, but is not scheduled to race this year at thi& time. Johnson, now retired, had 15 class wins, amazingly in eight different classes. Roeseler, has won 17 times in this race, including 13 overall wins (10 on a motorcycle). Roeseler will share driving duties this year in SCORE Trophy Truck with Tim Herbst in the No. 19 Terrible Herbst Motorsports Ford F-150. Roeseler won the unlimited Class 1 for four consecutive years (2004-2007), driving with the youngest' of the three racing brothers, Troy Herbst, in the Smithbuilt-Ford open-wheel desert race car that was known as the 'Land Shark'. Roeseler is th.e only racer in the history of the event to win the overall 4-wheel in a truck and also in a car as well as the overall 2-wheel title as well. This race also features the prestigious Sal Fish SCORE IronRider awards presented to each motorcycle or ATV rider who completes the entire course within the time limit while riding solo. In addition to season class point championships, the racers are also competing for part of the nearly $400,000 in cash purse and contingency postings for the race. Drivers in the Pro car and truck classes are also attempting to earn prestigious SCORE Toyota Milestone Awards given to all Pro car and truck class drivers who complete every required mile of the five-race season. Being presented by Toyota Motorsports for the 26th consecutive year, a total of 27 drivers remain eligible after Round 4 of the 2011 SCORE Desert Series. Racers are also competing for the annual SCORE Off-Roadsman of the Year awards, including the MasterCraft Safety SCORE Rookie of the Year award. Tecate Beer is the title sponsor of the 44th annual Tecate SCORE Baja 1000. Current SCORE official sponsors are: -BFGoodrich Tires-official tire-Volkswagen of America-official vehicle-Sunoco Race Fuels-official fuel supplier-Slime-official tire sealant-Symons Ambulance Company-official ambulance-Bilstein-official shock-Instant Mexico Auto Insurance-official Mexican auto insurance-Lightforce Performance Lighting-official driving light of the SCORE Baja 1000. Additional SCORE sponsors are: Coca-Cola of Mexico, Proturismo Ensenada, Baja California Secretary of Tourism, COTUCO, Las Vegas Events, Blue C Advertising, SignPros, P.C.l. Race Radios, McKenzie's Performance Products and Advanced Color Graphics. For more information, contact SCORE at its Los Angeles headquarters 818.225.8402 or visit the official website of the 2011 SCORE Desert Series at RALLY AMERICA ANNOUNCES NEW OWNERSHIP AND 2012 RALLY SCHEDULE -Business veteran takes the helm and navigates course for more fan and sponsor opportunities in the 2012 National Championship Series. Golden Valley, MN, September 22, 2011 -Rally America, Inc., the premier sanctioning and Rally promotion organization in the United States, announced today the seamless transition of ownership to Vermont business professional, Bill Fogg. Fogg has twenty-five years of entrepreneurial success in distribution, manufacturing, software development, telecommunications and marketing. Fogg is also a founding partner in a business development company that invests in a number of technology start-up businesses. Managing Director, J. B. Niday, will continue in his long-standing role along with Mike Hurst, Rally America's Competition Director, Paul Giblin, Rally America's Director of Business Development, and Ananda Siverts, the organization's Marketing Director. The Rally America staff, new and old, is also quick to acknowledge the founder of Rally America, Doug Havir, for his many contributions to the development of the Rally Ainerica National Championship Series. "First, I want to express my appreciation to Doug Havir for establishing and building Rally America," said J.B. Niday, "Bill Fogg and his team bring great, new talents and resources to Rally America, as well as fresh ideas and perspectives." Fogg has been working with Rally America personnel as well as professionals from other companies to assist in planning for the expansion of Rally America's reach into homes around the globe. "I want to expose as many people as possible to Rally and tum them into rabid fans," said Fogg, "Rally America is in a unique position to put Rally and Rallycross in front of the mainstream public." Fogg believes that Rally America's future success will be built on the vision and depth of its management team and a history of producing safe and exciting Rally events. As part of that vision, social networking, live streaming, and online video channel development will be enhanced or launched during the 2012 season. "I have spoken with top performers in the sport, team owners, sponsors and manufacturers, and they all agree that n ow is the time to bring Rally and Rallycross to the masses," Fogg said. Fogg first attended a rally three years ago with his sons Jo n and Tom when long-time friend and Rally driver Chris Putzier suggested they give it a try. "We had n o idea what to expect at the New England Forest Rally in 2009 but we had a great time, it was a wonderful family experience with the boys and an exciting introduction to the sport of Rally," said Fogg. "I'm thrilled with the opportunity to put my years of business experience and entrepreneurial spirit to work for Rally America." The 2012 Rally America National Championship Series schedule has been created in partnership with Continued on page 29 Page 7

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AT 5PEEDWORLD Kyle LeDuc Takes Two By]. Preston Bradshaw Photos: Trackside Photo Kyle leDuc had a wonderful weekend, he took the Pro 4 Unlimfted win both days, he's seen here on his way to the coveted checkered flag. Kyle LeDuc showed his muscle this weekend at S2eedworld Off Road Park taking the Pro 4 Unlimited gold medal both days. In the Saturday event it was Kyle takin__g a really nice win Carl Renezeder came in for second spot, he was 4 seconds in arrears, Rick Huseman came along for third, he was another 4 sec-onds back, Greg Adler fin-ished first off the podium and Todd LeDuc was the fifth place finisher. Jerry Daugherty was the sixth truck in, Adrian Cenni was the not so lucky seventh place finisher, Josh Mer-rell was the eighth vehicle in, Curt LeDuc finished in the ninth spot and Kent Brascho was the 10th place finisher. The Sunday Pro 4 Un-limited race was another win for Kyle LeDuc, Carl Renezeder finished in sec-ond place again, this time he was a mere one second and change in arrears, Todd LeDuc took third place honors, Kent Brascho was fourth to finish and Greg Adler was the fifth truck in. Terry Daugherty repeated his sixth ~lace finish of Saturday, osh Merrell fin-ished in t e seventh spoti Rick Huseman was wel back in eighth place, Curt LeDuc only got m 16 of the required 18 laps and was shown 9th and Adrian Cen-ni only got in 13 laps and was shown in 10th place. The Pro 2 Unlimited race on Saturday ran for 18 laps and the win went to Brian Deegan, Rob MacCachren Brian Deegan took the gold medal in Pro 2 Unlimited on Saturday, Brian took a third place finish in the Sunday Affair. was second in, he was just under 2 seconds behind the leader., Jeremy McGrath was the third truck to fin-ish, Jeff Geiser took 4th p_lace honors and Robert Nau_ghton was the fifth truck in. Sixth SQOt went to Rodrigo Ampudia, Scott Martenson was seventh in, Nick Tyree finished in eighth place, Myan Spac-carelli was ninth to finish and Greg Adler crossed the finish line in the 10th spot. Robbie Pierce only completed 9 laps and was shown 11th, Gre~ Nunley was shown 12th with 4 laQs completed, Robby Woods also completed 4 laps and was shown 13th while Carl Renezeder had big prob-lems, only completed 2 laps and was shown in 14th place. The Sunday Pro 2 Un-limited race win went to Rob MacCachren, Robert Naughton was the second place finisher, just under 3 seconds in arrears, Bri-an Deegan came along 5 seconds later in the third spot, Rodrigo Ampudia was the fourth place finisher and Jeff Geiser rounded out the top five places. A sixth place finish went to Greg Adler Nick Tyree took: seventh place hon-ors Scott Martenson was eighth to cross the finish line, Jeremy McGrath was the ninth truck to finish and Carl Renezeder was shown in 10th place with 9 laps completed. Myan Spaccerelli was shown in 11th place with 4 laQs un-der his belt, Robbie Pierce was shown 12th, he too with 4 _l_~ps complete and Robby Woods was shown in 13th Qlace with 3 laps completed. Justin Smith was the gold medal winner in the Saturday Pro Buggy Unlimited affair, Justin was a dnf in the Sunday contest. Brian Deegan was really busy, he won Pro 2 Unlimfted on Saturday and won both Pro lfte Unlimfted races, qufte a showing! The 16 lap Pro Buggy Unlimited main event on Saturday was taken by Jus-tin Smith, Mike Porter fin-ished in second place, he was less than 2 seconds behind the leader, Doug Fortin was the third car to finish, he was another second in arrears, Brandon Bailey was the fourth place finisher and Rich Ronco took fifth _place honors. Old friend Pat Dean drove the sixth car to finish, lohn Holmes was the seventh car to take the checkers, Patrick Pendley was the eighth car to finish, Justin Davis was ninth in and Wade Wyman was shown 10th with only 15 la2s completed. Steven Greinke was shown in 11th with 14 laps complete, Jerry Whelchel was shown in 12th 2lace with 14 laps done, Bruce Fraley was list-ed in 13th place with 14 laps complete, Greg Reich-man was shown 14th with 13 laps complete and Eddie Tafoya was listed in 15th place, also with 13 laps under his belt. Malcolm Pointon finished 10 laps and was shown in 16th place and Cody Freeman had big troubles, only 2 laps complete and shown in Mike Porter won the silver medal in the Saturday Pro Buggy Unlimfted Dave Mason was the second place finisher in the limited Buggy event In Kart Jr 1 ft was Broe Dickerson taking the silver medal on Saturday, romp, Mike took third place honors in the Sunday event. on Saturday, Dave took a third place finish in the Sunday event. Broe took the class win in the Sunday race. Pages November 2011 Dusty Times

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1 Preston Roben bested 21 other drivers in the Kart Jr 1 race on Saturday, he grabbed a close second place finish in the Sunday event. 17th place. Mike Porter was just an-The Sunday Pro Bug-other second and change in gy_ Unlimited saw Jerry arrears for the bronze, Ste-Whelchel taking a big win, ven Greinke was another Doug Fortin was just a sec-half second back in fourth ond and change in arrears, spot and Rich Ronco came taking the silver medal, in for a fifth place finish. Mitchell Dejong was the gold medal winner in the Saturday Kart Modified race, Mitchell finished in the 13th spot in the Sunday affair. Justin Davis was the sixth and Bruce Fraley took 10th place finisher, John Holmes Qlace finisher honors. Ed-was the lucky seventh place die Tafoya only had 11 la:ps finisher, Pat Dean was 8 complete and was shown m seconds further back in 11th place1 Brandon Bailey eighth place, Malcolm Poin-was listea in 12th place ton was the ninth car in with 8 laps done, Justin Smith was shown 13th with 7 laps complete and Wade Wyman was listed as 14th place with 3 laps completed. The Limited Buggy Main Event on Saturday had 15 cars running for 14 laps. When the 18 minute con-test was over it was Bryan Freeman taking the gold medal Dave Mason was a second and change behind for the silver medal, Brad-ley Morris was another 2 ½ seconds back in third place, Curt Geer finished first off the podium and John Fitzgerald came in for a fifth P.lace finish. Quen-tin Tucker was the sixth car in, Geoffrey Cooley was the seventh Qlace fin-isher, Kevin McCollou_gh took 8th place honors1 Ta-tum Ronco was nintn to take the checkers and Greg Crew was the 10th place Centinutd en •••• 10 Kyle Hart took second place honors in the Kart Modified race on Saturday, John Dempsey had a good weekend, he finished second in the Saturday Carl Renezeder was stuck in second place both days of the Pro 4 Kyle really turned it on and took the class win on Sunday. UTV action, John was the big winner in the Sunday race. Unlimited action, he's seen here flyin' high on his way to the flag. Dusty Times 2,160 Rooms And Suites 60 Table Games 2,600 Slot Machines Poker Room Race & Sports Book 640-Seat Bingo Room 16 Movie Theaters 9 Restaurants 75,000 Sq. Ft. Of Meeting Space 4,500 Seat Equestrian & Event Center 80,000 Sq. Ft. Exhibit Hall Spa & Fitness Center Showroom 64-Lane Bowling Center 1 LAS VEGAS BLVD AT SILVERADO RANCH • SOUTHPOINTCASINO.COM November 2011 Page 9

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finisher. Zachary Hunt was 11th to finish and was the last of the 14 lap finishers-? Lindsay Geiser finished b laps and was shown 12th1 Hayden Melton finished 12 laps and was show 13th Dillon Ayers completed 10 laps and was shown 14th and Jeff Knupp was shown 15th, he too with 10 laps completed. In the Sunday Limited Buggy main event it was Ouentin Tucker takin~ a re-ally nice win, John Fitzger-ald was less tnan a second in arrears for second place, Dave Mason was another second back in the third spot, Bradley Morris was less than another second back in fourth place and Geoffrey Cooley was a second and a halt further back in· fifth place. Brian Freeman took sixth place honors, Dillon Ayers was the seventh place finisher, Lindsay Geiser finished in eighth place, Kevin McCol-lough finished ninth and Hayden Melton took 10th place honors. Tatum Ronco finished 13 laps and was shown 11th, Curt Geer had 12 laps in, he was shown 12th, Greg Crew was shown 13th with 10 laps in, Zach-ery Hunt was shown 14th, he too with 10 laps com-plete and leff Knupp was shown as 15th with one lap complete. There were 14 cars en-tered in the Super Lite Main Event on Saturday, they has 12 laps to go for a finish and tully 10 of them did just that. When the check-ered fl~ flew for the event it was RJ Anderson taking a really nice win, Chad George was 3. 7 seconds in arrears, that gave him second place, Patrick Clark was less than another sec-ond behind, a third place finish, Brent Fouch was less than another second in arrears for a fourth place finish and Sheldon Creed was another five seconds back for a fifth place slot. Ryan Hagy finished in sixth place, Jason Ellis claimed seventli place honors, Jessie Johnson finished in eighth place, Ron Duncombe was the ninth guy in and Mike McCarthy rounded out the top 10 finishers. Drew Britt finished 11 laps and was shown 11th, .Austin Kim-brell got 10 laps in and was shown in 12th place, Gar-rett Poelman also finished 10 laps and was shown 13th and Jimmy Fitzpatrick was shown 14th with only 5 laps completed. The Sunday Super Lite Main Event saw Chad George taking the class win, Sheldon Creed was three seconds behind in second place, Drew Britt claimed third place honors, RT Anderson finished first off the podium and Ryan Hagy took fifth place hon-ors. Mike McCarthy was the sixth place finisher, Pat-rick Clark was seventh in, Jason Ellis was the eighth place finisher, Garrett Poel-man came in ninth and Jimmy Fitzpatrick took 10th place honors. Brent Fouch finished in 11th place, he was the last of tl-ie 12 lap finishers. Ron Duncombe completed 11 laps and was shown 12th, Austin Kim-brell was shown 13th with seven laps completed and Jessie Johnson was shown 14th with only three laps on the card. The Saturday Pro Lite Unlimited event had 16 laps to run for a comple-tion and 12 racers wanted to win the race. When the checkered flag flew it was Brian De~an taking a very nice win, Rodrigo Ampudia was less than 2 seconds behind in 2nd place, Chris Brandt was another second back in third place, Casey Currie was the fourth place finisher and Jimmy Stephensen rounded out the tog five finishers. Co-rey Sisler took sixth place honors, Matt Cook was shown seventh with 15 laps complete, Cameron Steele was shown eighth with 15 laps done, Kyle LeDuc was sliown ninth with ej_g_ht laps done and Adam Wik was shown 10th with seven laps complete. Austin Kim-brell finished five laps and was shown 11th and Sean Geiser was shown 12th with only 2 laps in the book. Saturday's Pro Lite Un-limited Main Event had 10 entrants running a 16 lap race. When the checkers flew it was Brian Deegan taking a nice win, Corey Sisler was less than a sec-ond in arrears for a sec-ond place finish, Rodrigo Ampudia took third place honors, Chris Brandt fin-ished first off the podium and Casey Currie was the fifth place finisher. Jimmy Stepliensen was sixth to finish and Matt cook was the seventh and final 16th place finisher. Cameron Steele was a lap shy and was shown as eighth, Adam Wik got in 13 laps and was snown ninth and Sean Geiser finished five laps and was shown as 10th. The Kart Jr 1 main event on Saturday had 22 racers running for 10 laps. When the checkers flew it was Preston Rohen takin~ a very nice win. Broe Dick-erson took second place honors, two tenths of a sec-ond in arrears> Travis Pecoy was third to tinish, Gavin Harlian came in fourth and Cole Dexheimer took fifth place honors. Wolfgang Ries was the sixth place finisher, Christopher Pol-voorde came in seventh, Dean Duro was the etgltth place finisher, Dylan Win-bury took ninth place and Tyler Stephensen was the The Saturday UTV Main Event went to Ryan Beat, Ryan was the seventh place finisher in the Sunday race, seen here flyin' high! 10th place finisher. Bryce McDaniel was first out of the top ten, Barrett Nun-ley maae it an even dozen, Philip Winbury_~as 13th to finishhTrisha Wright came in 14t and Lauren Knupp rounded out the top 15 rac-ers. Matt Crowel was the 16th place finisher, Rayce Geiser was 17th in, Blaze Nunley finished in 18th place, Allie Spaccarelli was 19th to finisli and Darren Hardesty was 20th to finish the race. Eliott Watson fin-ished in 21st place and Co-rey Geiser only comgleted seven laps and was shown as 22nd. In the Sunday Kart Jr 1 main event it was Broe Dickerson taking the gold medal, Preston Rohen took second place honors, he was six tenths of a second in arrears, Darren Hardesty took third place honors, Eliott Watson finished in fourth place and Christo-pher Polvoorde took fifth place honors. Dean Duro captured sixth place, Corey Geiser finished in seventh place, Cole Dexheimer took eighth place1 Tyler Ste-phensen finished in ninth place and Blaze Nunley rounded out the top ten. Philip Winbury finished in 11th place, Matt Crow-ell made it an even dozen, Lauren Knupp was 13th to finish, Trisha Wright was 14th in and Gavin Har-lien was 15th to take the checkers. Dylan Winbury took 16th place, Wolfgang Ries was 17th to finish and Rayce Geiser finished in 18th place and was the last of the 10 lap finishers. Barrett Nunley finished nine l~s and was shown as 19thhl:3ryce McDaniel only finis ed five la~s and was shown as 20th, Travis Pecoy also finished five laps and was shown 21st and Allie Spaccarelli was shown 22nd after completing one lap. The Kart Jr· 2 race on Saturday ha 16 entrants with 10 laps to run. When the check:ers flew it was Shelby Anderson taking a really great win, Jeremy Davis was a quarter of a second behind for a second place finish, Myles Cheek was third in, he was anoth-er two seconds in arrears1 Weston Schuck finished first off the podium and Chad Graham was the fifth place finisher. Sixth Itlace went to Brock Heger, Broe Dickerson finished in the seventh spot, Paige Por-Cantinu■d an page 12 Robert Naughton was the fifth place finisher in the Pro 2 Unlimited race Pro Buggy Unlimited saw Doug Fortin taking a third place finish on Jerry Whelchel was a distant 12th in the Saturday Pro Buggy Unlimited · · the seconds ot in Sun a event. Saturday, in the Sunday event he slid into the second spot. event but he came back on Sunday to take the gold medal in class. Quentin Tucker finished in sixth place in the Saturday Limited Buggy John Fitzgerald finished fifth in Limited Buggy in the Saturday race, Chad Graham didn't have a lot of fun this weekend, he finished 15th in event, on Sunday Quentin took the gold medal, here headin' for home. on Sunday John took a nice second spgt finish, here nicely airborne. Modified Kart on Saturday and he was a disappointing 14th on Sunday. Page 10 November 2011 Dusty Times I I

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Mitch Guthrie was the fourth place finisher in Modified Kart on Saturday, Dan Kelly finished fifth in the UTV Main Event on Saturday, on Sunday Todd leDuc finished fifth in the Pro 4 Main Event on Saturday, he took Mitch took the silver medal in the Sunday battle. Dan took a nice second place finish, here nicely airborne. home the bronze medal for the Sunday event, seen here mighty high. ter took eighth place hon-ors, Hailie Deegan finished in ninth place and Carlye Lenk rounded out the top 10 finishers. An 11th place finish went to Parker Porter, Alyssa Fortin made it an even dozen, Parker Steele finished in 13th place and Preston Roben was the 14th and final 10 lap finisher. Isabella Busnardo finished eight laps and was shown as 15th and Isabella Naugh-ton finished seven laps and was shown 16th. In the Sunday Kart Jr 2 e..e1;1t, we saw Preston Roben taking a very nice class win, Chad Graham was just under two seconds in arrears for the second Page 12 spot, Jeremy Davis is shown in third/lace, Brock Heger finishe in fourth place and Paige Porter took fifth place honors. Sixth place went to Broe Dickerson, Myles Cheek took the sev-enth spot, Hailie Deegan was the eighth place finish-er, Weston Schuck finished ninth and Isabella Naugh-ton rounded out the top 10 finishers. Parker Porter took the 11th __place finish-ing position, Parker Steele made it an even dozen and Carlye Lenk was the 13th and final 10 lap finisher. Isabella Busnardo only fin-ished seven laps and was shown as 14th, Maxwell Ries was shown as 15th with six laps completed, Alyssa Fortin was snown as 16th with 1 lap completed and Shelby Anderson was shown as 17th with no laps completed. The Saturday Kart Modi-fied Main event had 18 entrants with 13 laps to complete for the race. This day belonged to Mitchell Dejong, he took the gold medal with a few seconds to spare, second was Kyle Hart,, Bradley Morris took the bronze medal Mitch Guthrie finished ,first off the podium and Sheldon Creecl took fifth place hon-ors. Sixth place went to Scotty Steele, Myles Cheek was the seventh place fin-November 2011 isher, Sterling Cling took eighth place honors, Jeff Hoffman was ninth to fin-ish and Brock Heger round-ed out the top ten finishers. 11th place went to Blake Lenk, Anthony Busnardo made it an even dozen, Greer Marshall finished in 13th place, Kyle Dodd was 14th to finish and Chad Graham took 15th spot. Eliott Watson was 16th to finish and was the last of the 13 lap finishers. Jerett Brooks finished seven laps and was shown 17th and Cole Mamer only had 1 lap complete and was shown in 18th place. The Kart Modified Main Event on Sunday was only 12 lap_s in length and saw Kyle Hart taking home the gold medal, Mitch Guthrie was second inf half a second behind the eader1 Jerett Brooks took third place honors, Cole Mamer was the fourth car in and Brock Heger was the fifth to fin-ish. The sixtl:i place finisher was Bradley Morris, Antho-ny Busnardo was seventh to finish, Blake Lenk finished in eighth place, Jeff Hoff-man finished ninth and Myles Cheek took the tenth finishing spot. Eleventh 2lace went to Scotty Steele, Eliott Watson was· 12th to finish, Mitchell Dejong fin-ished in 13th place and Chad Graham was the 14th vehicle to take the check-ered flag. Sterling Cling finished 11 laps and was shown 15th1 Kyle Dodd was shown 16tn with 11 laps completed,_ Sheldon Creed finished '1 laps and was shown 17th and Greer Mar-shall finished five laps and was shown in 18th p9sition. Saturday's UTV event was 10 laps on length and there were 13 competitors runnin for 10 la s. When the checkered flag flew it was Ryan Beat grabbin_g onto a nice gold medal, John Dempsey was the sec-ond place finisher1 Doug Mittag took third place honors, Corry Weller fin-ished first off the podium and Dan Kelly was the fifth place finisher. Sixth Q]ace went to Chad George, Tyler Winbury was lucky seventh and Hans Waage was the eighth place finisher. Code Rahders completed 9 laps and was shown ninth, Bry-an Osborn finished six laps and was shown as 10th, RJ Anderson got 4 laps in1 he was shown as 11th:, Robert Vanbeekum finished 2 laps and was show as 12th and Kyle LeDuc finished 1 lap and was shown as 13th. The UTV main event on Sunday was 10 laps in length and when the dust cleared it was John Dempsey taking the gold, medal, Dan Kelly was rigp.t behind in second place, RJ Anderson came in three seconds later for third place, Tyler Winbury took fourth_J~lace honors and .. Corry Weller was the fifth car to finish. Hans Waage finished in sixth place and Hans was the last of the 10 laP. finishers. Ryan Beat completed 7 laQ§ and was shown as 7th, Doug Mit-tag also completed 7 laps and was shown 8th, Robert Vanbeekum completed 6 laps and was shown 9th, Code Rahders also com-pleted 6 laps, he was shown 10th, Kyle LeDuc finished 3 laps, shown as 11th,. Chad George also got in -' lapsi he was shown as 12th and Bryan Osborn did not com-plete his first lap and was shown 13th. There you have it, a great weekend tor a bunch of great people, we'll see ya all at the next one. * In Pro 2 Unlimited Rob MacCachren was a close second place on Saturday and he rallied to take the class win in the Sunday affair. Dusty Times Jl

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l.A.J2C: 54™ RALLYE DE FRANCE Ogier/Citroen Do It Again By Martin Holmes Photos: Maurice Selden . • _I& Sebastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia drove their Citroen DS3 to the gold medal in France, seen here in the beautiful French countryside. The world rally championship has hotted up with a vengeance, with three drivers vying for the Drivers' World title separated by only three points, with only two events to run. An early engine failure for Sebas-tien Loeb opened up the Rallye de France in a dramatic way, with the winner Sebastien Ogier engaged in a rally-long battle with Mini driver Dani Sordo who finished in sec-ond place. It also opened up the championship, and, following Petter Solberg's exclusion, Loeb and Mikko Hirvonen are now equal leaders, with Ogier 3 points behind. The rally was closely fought all the way. Never was the leading margin more than 9.5 seconds, four different drivers held the lead and five made fastest stage times in three different makes of car. For the second time running, Hirvonen's championship chances were bolstered by the selfless team loyalty ofJari-Matti Latvala who finished in fourth place behind his teammate. The SWRC battle has also hotted up as well, with a trou-bled series leader Juho Hanninen now only three points in front of the winner in France, Ott Tanak with one event to go. And in the WRC Academy category the two contend-ers Egon Kaur and Craig Breen will fight out the right to the half-million Euro sponsorship prize on the final round. For the second time the French world championship rally was held in metropolitan France and based at Strasbourg, the principal city in the Alsace region and the location of the European Parliament. From 1956 through to 2008 the Rallye de France was held in Corsica, where this year the island rally tradition was restored through the IRC. The changes to the layout of this year's event in-eluded the routes of Day 1 and Day 2 from 2010 being swopped while new stages were found for Day 3, lo-cated further north and replaced the military camp stages used last year. In addition to the Day 3 superspecial run around the streets of Sebastien Loeb's hometown of Haguenau, run twice, was a new superspecial in the city of Mulhouse, run once as the final stage on Day 2. In fact, 11km of the competitive distance was spent racing round houses! The Haguenau stage also served as the Power Stage at the end of the event and one stage venue (now numbered 2/6) was run in the opposite direction to last year. Locations for the headquarters (the Zenith complex west of town of Strasbourg), shakedown (next to the Service Park), the start (Place Kleber, in the city of Strasbourg) and the fin-ish (European parliament) ceremo-nies were unchanged. Ott Tanak and Kuldar Sikk drove their Ford Fiesta S2OOO to the SWRC win in France, they finished in 11th place overall in the rally. All the teams had carried out pre-event testing for this event. Citroen had a significant test, as part of which Sebastien Ogier competed on the national Vosgien Rally, the week-end after Australia, and won. Team manager Sven Smeets: "Seb had a very good rally. Drivers faced a wide variety of conditions -wet, dry, hu-mid, mud -just like we expect on the WRC event!" Ford had a four day test at Ales, near Nimes. The team drivers had the same cars they ran in Germany, the customer drivers the cars they ran in Australia. The Mini team had a one day test the Sunday before the start of Rallye de France. Their drivers ran the same cars as in Germany, with no significant changes other than dedicated set-up alterations for the event. The VW candidate driver team did not appear on this event, their Skoda S2000s due to compete next in Spain. A total of 66 entries had been accepted. Last year Sebastien Loeb was able to clinch his seventh successive World Drivers' title here, on his home event, but due to his crash in Australia this cannot happen again this year and going in to Ral-lye de France four drivers were still (theoretically) able to win the title. Hirvonen was Loeb's strongest chal-lenger just 15 points· behind him, as well as Ogier and with Latvala an extreme outsider. Citroen Total however stood an outside chance of being able to claim their fourth suc-cessive manufacturers' title here. The event counted for both the SWRC and the WRC Academy categories, and in both a champion might be found in France. This was the penultimate round of the SWRC with five drivers still in the hunt for the title with Juho Hanninen 18 points dear of Ott Tanak at the head of the points chart with Mar-tin Prokop another four behind. The organisers nominated Fiesta driver Julien Maurin as a Guest on this occasion while Albert Llovera was again excused attendance on medical grounds. Special entries for this event included Touring Car driver Yvan Muller, this year in a Peugeot S2000, while fellow French-man Pierre Campana drove a Mini WRC for the second time in the 2011 World Rally Championship. The weekend before Campana competed in Sanremo, where he drove a Peugeot 207 S2000. Rallye de France was the penulti-mate round of the WRC Academy season with just the all-gravel Wales Rally GB to come. Egon Kaur was 26 points clear of Craig Breen, who has more experience on asphalt and who gained maximum points on the asphalt Rallye Deutschland. Kaur's lead sounded impressive but the competitive nature of the .. series means it is easy to drop many places, and points, through the slightest misfortune. Be that as it may, it remained that two support championship Estonians, Tanak and Kaur, went to France with title hopes. 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Dani Sardo and Carlos Del Barrio hustled their Mini Cooper to a second overall finish in France, here before admiring fans. Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen scream past admiring fans to a third overall finish in their Ford Fiesta RS in the French Rally. right, this time using Baldoni's car. Baldoni was given a 25 points de-duction from his current score of 26 for his absence from the event while Henriksson (who was absent in Germany) was excluded from the series for his second absence and his car was taken over by Haigh-Smith. Being only the second all-asphalt round of the WRC in 2011, this was only the second time that registered championship drivers had had a choice of tyre compound this year. And once again competitors' "ou-vreurs" were in action, and already there was a surprise. Ken Block had appointed a World Champion to carry out this course checking work for him! Production Car World Champion elect Hayden Padden had travelled from New Zealand to do this work for Ken. These crews began their careers years ago as "Ice Note" crews at Monte Carlo, before progressing over time to "gravel note crews" for asphalt and then also for gravel events. These days there are restrictions on what they can achieve, and for which crews they can work, as well as having to call themselves "safety crews"! Actually, the term "all-asphalt" is not quite accurate for this event. Once again there was one stage venue (Day 1, Salm, 4/8) ih which there was a long stretch of very fast gravel track. Jari-Matti Latvala was quickest on this stage last year, but refused to say if this came about by superior skill -or sheer mad bravery. There were two main topics un-der debate before the event. Firstly the extent of gravel on the route of a supposedly all-asphalt event. There was to have been 18km originally but this was whittled down to 10km after one specially horrid section was cut out of the route. Then came the issue of the steel spikes. After the rain on last year's event had covered the asphalt stages with slimy mud, the organisers took the drastic action of placing steel spikes on the edge of the tracks. This was not so much to deter comer-cutting but more to stop the effect of comer-cutting and the mud this threw on to the surface of the track. Drivers noticed these with alarm, quiet apart from the or two? Should they mix their tyre worry about the damage which fly-choices? In the four stage venues in ing spikes could cause. Loeb: "These the loop, totalling 74km of stages per meant we'd had to make a lot of loop, perhaps this was the moment changes to our notes. All these posts for a conservative approach? In the make you change your line a lot of end it transpired that both Citroens times. Sometimes when it is narrow and many of the Fords preferred you have to take a comer with two hards, with only Latvala, Wilson and outside wheels close to the edge of Novikov opting for softs, and all of the tarmac, and you need to be very them choose to carry two spares, and precise. In some places it has bought none of them mixed the type of tyre comer speeds down quite a lot com- being carried in the car. pared to last year." What a first morning and what One of the special characteristics a shock it all proved to be! It started of this year's event was the involve-situation normal as Sebastien Loeb ment of two highly successful former made fastest time on stage 1 and competitors in the organisational Sebastien Ogier was fastest on stage team. The new Rally Manager was 2, with Latvala chasing both the Dominique Serieys and the new Citroens. The brave Ford's soft of-Director of Communications was fensive was inconclusive. Latvala Bernard Beguin. Dominique was a going off the road and needing spec-long time successful codriver who taters to get him on his way again, partnered Bruno Saby to victory on "Actually the soft tyres made the car the 1993 Paris-Dakar before becom- more difficult to drive, but probably ing Mitsubishi's team manager. He if I had not gone off the road they and Saby also jointly hold the record might have been the better option." for crossing the Americas (from Missing on the road section up to Cape Hom to Cape Barrow in the stage 3 was Kimi Raikkonen. But far north of Canada), 25,000km in more upset was Hirvonen, who on 14 days. Bernard, who is now head stage 3 went off the road twice. The of Public Relations at the French first time the tyres gathered so much federation, was a long time success- mud that a very bad vibration set in. ful rally driver whose most famous But then came the big news which achievement was winning the 1987 was to waken everyone up, Loeb had Tour de Corse in a BMW M3 pre- stopped at the 27km mark in stage 3, pared and run by Prodrive. The last with some form of engine disorder. It time a full WRC event was won by a was hard to remember the last time rear drive car. a Citroen had failed mechanically Sebastien Loeb was quickest on without some form of driver mistake the Shakedown test, held like last causing it. Ogier found himself 6.8 year in a carpark adjacent to the ser-seconds in the lead, ahead of Petter vice park. Only 0.2 second behind Solberg, with the Minis of Dani were two cars, that of his current Sordo and Kris Meeke lying third teammate Sebastien Ogier -and and fourth. Meeke was running 16th that of his former teammate Dani car on the road and reported a lot of Sordo, in a Mini. Ott Tanak was the missing spikes and more mud on the quickest SWRC driver while fastest road than the drivers ahead of him Academy driver was Brendan Reeves, . were experiencing. Loeb confirmed, one second faster than Yeray Lemes. "Many of the spikes are now lying 64 crews started.Day 1 - 6 Stages - down or had disappeared. I have Asphalt - 122.26kms had to improvise my driving. I don't The moments before the start know whether to cut or not." Mads were clouded in mystery over tyre Ostberg was the top Ford driver in choices, would soft be better on the fifth, ahead of the official Fords of early morning stages? Should crews Hirvonen and Latvala. On stage play safe and think of stage 3, the 4, with the flat-out gravel section, 36km section, and fit the harder Latvala maintained his reputation tyres? Should they carry one spare and was quickest ahead of Sordo, .. . ! • \,fJ /d" whose day of glory would shortly dawn. Eventually the full story about what had happened to Raikkonen came out. He had run into the back of Henning Solberg's Ford, as Hen-ning was braking hard to try to put some warmth into his hard tyres, "We were on a straight road. We are not allowed to weave from side to side. Kimi hit the left rear of my car and shot straight in the air, over the top of us! I looked up and there was a Citroen in the air, Kimi's car ended up in the ditch beside the road without the right front wheel, I was able to drive away." Henning felt that hard tyres had been a better choice than soft. Peter van Merk-steijn had handling trouble and spun on all four of the morning stages. Evgeniy Novikov had a puncture for no apparent reason. Meeke arrived with damage to the front of his car, explaining that one of the spikes had penetrated in to the engine compart-ment, and was within millimetres of piercing the radiator. Ken Block was gradually gaining confidence, having learned a lot on a recent asphalt test session. Numerous drivers reported brake problems including Hirvonen and Ostberg. The pressure was on Ogier. At the midday halt he was 5.0 sec-onds ahead of Petter Solberg and two stages later the difference was unchanged. On stage 6 Hirvonen overshot a bend and this let Latvala get ahead of him. Then on the repeat of the long stage (7) Ogier felt the engine started to lose power. Petter went into a lead of 2.6 seconds as Ogier slipped to second with Sordo only 0.4s further back. Three sec-onds between three drivers! On the final stage of the day, a repeat of the very fast mixed stage Meeke spun but held on to fourth. But Sordo made best time and moved into the lead with Ogier down to third behind Pet-ter. A Mini was leading! Sordo could not believe the attention, "We went absolutely flat-out down that mixed stage. Now we have to plan what to do. There are no mixed stages on Day 2, and the stages on Day 3 are short but tricky." While Ogier waited and worried, Citroen Rae-ing technicians were pulling Loeb's stricken engine apart, assuming the problem was oil pump failure with consequent damage. Ogier was left wondering if there was some connec-tion between the two. Latvala and Hirvonen were up to fifth and sixth. Ostberg had dropped to eighth, "We had a puncture and smelt burning so stopped to see what was the problem. Nothing seemed serious so we con-tinued," but two places had slipped past. The spike situation was no better. Hirvonen: "It was hopeless. Some were still there, some had been moved, some put back. You hadn't a clue if you could trust your notes." Matthew Wilson had intermittent power steering trouble. Van Merk-steijn rolled his Citroen and partially blocked stage five. There were more stories about spikes in SWRC. Ott Tanak arrived with his left front wing smashed, the result of impacts with spikes. Juho Hanninen had no sooner passed Tanak into the lead when a spike penetrated the front right wing of his Skoda and punctured the tyre, causing him to stop mid-stage and change the wheel, "I never saw the spike. I am sure a previous car had driven over it and it was lying almost flattened in the road." Bernardo Sousa had an eventful morning. Firstly he overshot a junction and hit an obstacle as he spun the car round to carry on. Then he rolled and lost a half minute or so, "It was exactly the place where Raikkonen went off last year!" Eyvind Brynildsen was driving with a mission-to finish, "This is my first asphalt rally since Germany 2010, and that was the last time I have actually completed a rally!" Hermann Gassner was lying third despite brake problems and his teammate and the championship leader, Hanninen - was last. Nasser Al Attiyah went off the road on stage 1 and slid permanently into a ditch. Frigyes T uran had to stop when his codriver hurt his back. Non champi-onship driver Yazeed Al Rajhi broke• the steering rack on his Peugeot 207 and retired. In the afternoon Tanak found himself with an immense lead of nearly two minutes, in front of the cautious Brynildsen, with Martin Prokop lying third. Hanninen had pulled up to fourth. The Academy battle was intense. Breen was locked in a fight for the lead with Lemes, and at the end of Day 1 was 24.6s in front, despite a puncture on stage 7, when he lost a quarter minute or so. Lemes had a spin on stage 7 and also lost about a quarter minute. Alastair Fisher was lying third 15 seconds in front of Jose Suarez. In the battle between the Germans Sepp Wiegand and Chris-tian Riedemann it was going the way of Wiegand, who for this event had the benefit of the codriving advice of the VW codriver Timo Gottschalk, but they slid off the road into a ditch and lost two minutes before rejoin-Continued on page 16 Eyvind Brynildsen and Timo Alanne ran their Skoda Fabia to second Ken Block and Alex Gelsomino set up for a sharp left hander, the USA Henning Solberg and Ilka Minor flew low between the grape vines on place in SWRC, they finished 13th overall in the French rally. boys finished eighth overall in their Ford Fiesta RS. their way to a sixth overall finish in France, here in their Ford Fiesta RS. Dusty Times November 2011 Page 15

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Jari-Matti latvala and Mikka Anttila flew their Ford Fiesta RS to a fourth Sebastien Loeb and Danierl Elena were having their usual good time Follow the skid marks, Dennis Kuipers and Frederic Miclotte prepare for overall finish in France, here nicely airborne. but engine problems caused them to drop out of the contest. a 90 degree left hander, they finished fifth overall in their Ford Fiesta RS. ing the road. Brendan Reeves was fifth after a spin. Jan Cerny was not going well. Many other drivers went off the road including Timo Van Der Marel. Miko-Ove Niinemae slid off continuing on into a ditch and damaged the car. Egon Kaur spun and got stuck off the road. Andrea Crugnola broke a driveshaft while Fredrik Ahlin had overheating after going off the road. Molly Taylor also stopped. The most serious incident was when Ashley Haigh-Smith, run-ning the very final car on the road, went off. The crew was helicoptered to hospital with multiple fractures. At the end of the first day, Craig Breen was ahead of Yeray Lemes. Non championship R2 .driver Elfyn Evans was lying third in their class, beating the Academy drivers just once during the day.Day 2 - 9 Stages - Asphalt -148.39kmsEarly morn-ing mists, true October climate, indicated that this was likely to tum out to be another beautiful cloudless day, but heavy overnight dew left various damp patches on the stages but as the day was sure to warm up, hard tyres were chosen all round. The competition was intense. 58 crews took the restart but one absen-tee was Peter van Merkstein whose car had been too badly damaged to continue. Ogier started the day in higher hopes. The power loss of the day before seemed to have been re-lated to rear brake problems. Olivier Quesnel, Citroen Racing boss, stated that the original problem for Loeb had been an installation error, not a design fault. The rally was turning into a mem-orable event in many ways. While at the end of Day 1 just 2.8 seconds separated the top three drivers, by the end of the first stage on Day 2 the gap between the three -was just 0.8s. Kris Meeke reached the end of stage nine with smoke pouring out of his brakes while Dennis Kuipers nearly crashed at the flying finish. On the second stage Ogier decided pot to take too many risks - and im-mediately Petter Solberg edged into the lead. Evgeniy Novikov stopped on stage 11 when he crashed at an ar-tificial chicane erected in the middle of a stage, scattering the straw bales off the road. Ken Block, Bernardo Sousa and Arminda Araujo all punc-tured. Araujo was carrying only one spare so did not dare cut any more comers. Some of the sting was taken away when Solberg had a front wheel puncture on stage 11, losing not only a half minute but also the lead. At the midday rest halt, and remote service at Colmar, Sordo was in front again, by 0.2 second from Ogier. In the afternoon Ogier was on his own, making fastest times on stages 13 (equal with Petter Solberg}, 14 and 15, slowly pulling ahead. On stage 13 he pulled into the lead, the fifth leader change in five stages. By stage 15 he was 7.9 ! seconds ahead of Sordo, the biggest leading margin all event so far. Mads Ostberg had Page 16 another puncture on stage 13 and was then disappointed because of a vibration caused by mud on a wheel on the next stage. Meeke was out, sliding wide on some gravel, the car went down an embankment and coming to rest, and out of the event, against a tree. "I just got caught out in one comer, "I was a little bit faster than before, I had made a small adjustment to the note and tried to go a little bit faster in the comer and that was too fast, so we simply under-steered off the road. Yes just too fast, as simple as that. Just a bit ambitious, it was completely my mistake." The exit of Meeke seemed to take all the incentive out of Hirvonen's driving. He was now fifth, safely behind his teammate Latvala and 2m40s in front of the customer Ford driver Kuipers. He knew Ford would give him extra points by the end of the event. At no time during the event was any sparkle seen in Hirvonen's driving. His stage times being only fractionally more impressive than the Ford customer driver Ostberg. Soon after the start of stage 15 Daniel Oliveira went off the road, causing the stage to be stopped while the emergency services strug-gled to release the codriver Carlos Magalhaes (who had three broken ribs) from the wreckage, meaning that the support championship driv-ers missed the stage altogether. Ogi-er arrived back in Strasbourg in a far more relaxed manner than 24 hours earlier, "To be honest, we were ner-vous because of all the uncertainties and this carried through the morn-ing. By the afternoon these worries had worn off and we started going well again," explained cod river Julien Ingrassia. Dani Sordo said that he was going as hard during the afternoon as he had in the morn-ing, but was falling back because of Ogier's re-found speed. Latvala said he still found his pace inconsistent. Codriver Miikka Anttila, "Jari-Matti has been fantastic on the really fast roads and fantastic in the narrow, very narrow roads, but less so in other places. "In SWRC, after an unsettled first day Hermann Gas-sner' s troubles only got worse. On the first stage he had to stop with a crankshaft sensor problem. He was able to repair this himself and set off again within 20 minutes only to go off the road and another codriver sustained injuries. This time it was Kathi Wustenhagen and she suf-fered a cracked pelvis and a broken rib, and was transferred to a hospi-tal in Germany. Nasser Al Attiyah paused on the stage when he broke the accelerator pedal bracket and then abandoned for the second day running. On the third stage of the day, Juho Hanninen passed Eyvind Brynildsen in to second place but then on the fourth stage he went off and lost a wheel. Tanak was now nearly two and a half minutes ahead of Brynildsen. Martin Prokop and Sousa chose tyres which were too soft, Sousa then had a puncture and lost brake fluid. Guest driver Julien Maurin was learning about Michelin asphalt tyres but during the afternoon stopped with electri-cal trouble. News of WRC Academy driver Ashley Haigh-Smith was that he was comfortable and anxious to be allowed to travel home. He was the only Academy competitor not able to restart, the other 15 were all ready to be on their way. On the first stage Craig Breen went missing. He had gone off the road on stage 10, bent a wheel and as he tried to continue he broke the driveshaft of his Ford Fiesta and had to retire. Jan Cerny went off the road and got stuck in a ditch. This let Yeray Lemes into a lead of a half minute in front of Fisher. Sergey Karyakin and Andrea Crugnola both rolled on stage 12, then during the afternoon Brendan Reeves retired with clutch cable fail-ure. Lemes had a small problem with the gearbox but otherwise he was content. Jose Suarez reported some gearbox problems like in Germany. Sepp Wiegand was very happy with his new and highly experienced co-driver, Timo Gottschalk, "He gives me a lot of useful advice -and makes me be more careful in slippery cor-ners. It's very good experience for me to have the chance to sit with him." Riedemann retired with sus-pension failure so the battle of the Germans went the way of Wiegand. The winner of the Academy event Yeray Lemes arrived at the finish of the Academy event in style, hard chased by policemen who wanted to question him about speeding. The Stewards discovered that Lemes had exceeded the speed limits twice and • thus incurred a five minute penalty, which meant Alastair Fisher was the Academy winner instead. In the end, only four Academy drivers competed all the stages out of the 16 which started. The situation was that there were now just two drivers eligible for the half million euro sponsor-ship Academy prize, the leader Kaur and the ch;illenger Breen. Having a fine drive was Elfyn Evans in the non-championship R2, by the end of the day he had been fastest in the Class on three occasions and was lying ahead of the Academy drivers and the Class 5 cars in the overall classification. Martin McCormack led Class 5 by almost a minute, despite a punc-ture, in front of Michael Burri, but then McCormack incurred a 3m10s penalty for arriving 19 minutes late for stage 15 which put him behind Burri who had survived a quick roll at a hairpin. Both driving Citroen R3Ts.Day 3 - 6 Stages - Asphalt - 40.66kmsThe final day only had a run of 40km of stages, and the leader Sebastien Ogier again started cautiously in the early morning mists and on his hard compound tyres. In the first two stages (some 15km) Dani Sordo with soft tyres closed November 2011 from 9.5 seconds down to 4.9s. Arminda Araujo went into a wall and retired. Sordo hung on to the leader and the next question was if, but more likely how, Ford were going to demote Latvala to help Hirvonen. This time there was no delay wait-ing on the stages outside the finish boards. Latvala arrived two minutes early at the regroup at Haguenau, where the running order was re-arranged so that the Power Stage was run in reverse order for the top cars. Hirvonen was now lying fourth overall and before the Power Stage points were added on, the cham-pionship potential stood at Loeb 196, Hirvonen 193 and Ogier 192. In front of the dramas Latvala went fastest on the Power Stage ahead of Sordo while Ogier was third, which put his score up to 193. Three driv-ers with three points between them in the Drivers' championship, with only two events to go. At the finish Sebastien Ogier scored his fifth win of the season, and he now has more wins to his credit this year than his illustrious teammate Mr Loeb. Just 6.3 seconds behind was Dani Sordo, getting Mini ever closer to a win for the new marque and demonstrating they are clearly a force to be reckoned with already, not just standing in the wings waiting for 2012 to arrive. Over a minute behind these two in third place was Petter Solberg, but over three hours after the finish of the Rallye de France Solberg he was excluded as his car was 4kg under the minimum weight limit of 1200kg. So everyone behind Petter rose up one place so Hirvonen eventually finished in third place, and to be equal leader in the World Drivers' Championship. Latvala finished in fourth place, sacrificing both overall position and points in the cause of Hirvonen' s title chances in the Driv-ers' series. One of the most impressive re-sults came from Dennis Kuipers whose eventual fifth place, in his cus-tomer Fiesta WRC, was ahead of the equivalent cars of Henning Solberg, Mads Ostberg (who punctured on the Power Stage) and Ken Block. Kui-pers result was also the best achieved by a Dutch driver on a WRC event. In SWRC Ott Tanak drove well to gain his third win in the cat-egory this season, beating Eyvind Brynildsen by over two minutes and achieved his aim of actually competing the whole route. Martin Prokop finished third, and Han-ninen's disaster on Day 1 proved that Prokop is still in the race for the title with Tanak and Hanninen with one round to go. Fortunately for Hanninen a 10 second penalty was removed which meant he did not finish last, scoring ten instead of eight points. With just three points between Hanninen and Tanak going in to the final round in Spain, those two extra points could be vital to his title chances. In the other Classes, with the Acadetn¥:s race run, Elfyn Evans won was fast-est in Class 6 on all six of the day's stages and won the category by over seven minutes. In Class 5 the battle of the R3 Ts went to the Citroen of Michael Burri who won ahead of Clairay Yann (Renault) and Martin McCormack (Citroen). It was a cracking event. Surely it can't get much better than that! 54th Rall ye de France Alsace (F) Strasbourg 30 . 09/2 . 10 .2011 WCR round 11, SWRC round 7 WCR points WCR WCD SC 1 (2) Sebastien OGIER/Julien Ingrassia F Citroen D53 (M) WRC BF911XB (F) 3h. 06m.20 .4s. 25 25+1 -2 (37) Dani 5ordo/Carlos Del Barrio E Mi ni John Cooper Works (Ml WRC 3WRC (GB) 3h .06m. 26 .7s. - 18+2 -3 (3) Mikko HIRVONEN/Jarmo Lehtinen FIN Ford Fiesta RS (Ml WRC PXllAWN (GB) 3h.09m.47.0s. 18 15 -4 (4) Jari-Matti LATVALA/Miikka Anttila E'IN Ford Fiesta RS (M) WRC PX60AYT (GB) 3h.09m.50.7s. 15 12+3 -5 (9) Dennis KU1P5,_RS/Frederi c Miclotte NL/B E'ord Fiest a RS (M) WRC PXllAMV (GB) 3h.l~m.02.4s. 12 10 -6 (15) He nning Solberg/Ilka Minor N/A Ford Fiest a RS (M) WRC PX60AVE (GB) 3h.13m . 28.7s. - 8 -7 (6) Mads OSTBERG/Jonas Andersson N/S Ford Fiesta RS (M) WRC PX60AVF (GB) 3h.14m.18.7s. 10 6 -6 (43) Ken ~LOCK/Alex Gelsomino USA Ford Fiesta RS (M) WRC PX60AUV (GB) 3h . 14m.45.9s. 8 4 -9 (55) Pierre Campana/Sabrina De Castelli F Kini John Cooper Works (M) WRC FP04PRO (GB) - 2 -10 (5) Matthew WILSON/Scot t Martin GB Ford Fiesta RS (M) WRC lES (GB) 3h.16m.21.2s. 6 t -11 (22) Ott Tanak/Kuldar Sikk EE Ford Fiesta S2000 (M) SWRC PX59AVU (o~) ,n.11rn.~2.1s . - -25 12 (10) Khalid Al Qassimi/Michael Orr UAE/GB Ford Fiesta RS (M) WRC PXl lAOR (GB) 3h.1Bm.48.6s. 4 - - • 13 (28) Eyvind Br ynildsen/Timo Alanne N/E'IN Skoda E·abi a 32000 (M) SWRC BA 5139 (SK) 3h. 20m.25.8s. - - 18 14 (21) Martin Prokop/Jan Tomanek CZ Ford Fiesta 52000 (M) SWRC 06R 0024 (CZ) 3h.20m.32.8s. - - 15 ' 1g (21 ) D~~nd~d~ Ot:JU~n/Poulo Bobo P Ford Fie5ta 32000 (H) SWRC PX59AVG (GB) 3h.22m.27.0s. - - 12 23 (54) Evgeni.y Novikov/Denis Giraudet RU5/F Ford Fiesta RS (M) WRC RU55ALM (GB) 3h.45m.46.2s.(7) - - -26 (25) Juho Hanninen/Mikko Markkula FIN Skoda Fabia S2000 (M) 5WRC llR 0173 (CZ) 3h.19m.21.6a. (6) - - 10 27 ( 49) Julien vier Ural F rord F1e:sta S2000 (M) SWRC AR309LR IF) 3h.19m. 26 . 1:s. - - 8 . 64 (9 SWRC) starters. 34 (6 SWRC) finishers. MANUFACTURERS' DRIVER. (M) • Michelin t yres. (Missed s t ages or .road sections) Wi nner' s average speed over stages 108.65kph (recor d) . +~Power stage points. Dusty Times

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_ -.o . . , PownER PuFF ~J:'>'~ Oi1-Boao Racing Eod'h.i~t.$1-$ Shelby Reid o.e,all Winner By Steve Ruddick Photos: Trackside Photo Shelby Reid takes no prisoners, she flew her car to the overall win at the Powder Puff, seen here just at touchdown on her way to the checkers. Hello again Race Fans! I'm here once mo re in beautiful Barstow CA to cover the Sixth Annual M.O.R.E. Powder Puff Race For the Cure. All the competitors are fast women in fast cars racing to benefit women's breast cancer research at Cedar-Sinai Hospital. This is a great race for a great cause, so don't be fooled into thinking these women can't drive in the dirt. Just remember how many times you have been out-maneu-vered by a woman in a minivan in the mall parking lot. !HA I found a spot that is safely out of harms way to report from. It's a 27-mile course, clockwise - with the usual variety of Barstow dirt and rocks. It rained - it poured - earlier in the week, so the course was freshly groomed. Fresh dirt and fresh rocks everywhere. This contest included an A.M. group for the Sportsman Classes and a P.M. group for the pro-class cars. Each Group raced for 3-1/2 hours and the winners were who did the mostest laps the fastest. Woo-Hoo! There were five Road Crossings (RX), two remote pits, and 5 "des-ignated" Spectator Viewing Areas. The weather on Race Day was clear and sunny; not too hot and not so cold. Pretty nice weather for off-road racing in the Mojave in Oc-tober, Race Fans. The sunny skies brought out the b**bies and ta-ta's in mass and it was all for a great cause. Did I mention how much I love my job? Now in its sixth year, the race raises money for women's breast cancer research through donations, a raffle, and a portion of the entry fees collected by Mojave Off-road Racing Enthusiast; M.O.R.E. Raffle prizes were donated by sponsors, parts suppliers, and the off-road community as a whole. The cars were adorned with pink ribbons and pink paint jobs. Many had tributes to loved ones saved and sadly, some lost. The skill levels of the ladies driving vary between never driven a manual transmission until yesterday to top level pros. Some teams switch drivers every lap to give everyone a chance to drive. The cars are divided into two groups, the limited cars race in the morning and the faster cars run in the afternoon. Regard-less if they are fast or not, everyone involved was there for a great time and a great cause, to help make sure we are celebrating more survivors next year. Congratulations to all the drivers and crews, the class winners, and the overall winner Shelby Reid who ran six laps at a blistering pace to be the fastest driver of the day. A tally of the final proceeds and donations for the 2011 PP wasn't done by press time for this story - so stay tuned to DT and we will report the numbers when we know. Jennifer Grier took the gold medal in the Class 5/1600 competition at Powder Puff, she had about three minutes on her competition at the checkers. Robin Kardos drove her Jeep pickup to the class win at the Powder Puff, Robin is seen here running at high speed across the desert. GROUP 1: The Group 1 race included the Sportsman Classes: 3, 5/16, 7s, 9, 11, 1450, 17, and UTV; and 73 entries. That works out to about 3-cars per mile of racecourse so the field was crowded and close. Bunches of b**bies and ta-ta's bouncing about all duking it out. Wendy Belk was the Overall Win-ner in Group 1 in a Class 5/16 baja bug - #5011; completing 4 Laps in 2:54:26 at 38.5 mph. CLASS 300: Linda Allen was the sole entry in Class 300 in car #302. Allen completed 3 Laps in 3:16:57 at 25.6 mpg to win First Place. Allen also won the Fast Lap honors on Lap 1 at 27.2 mph. CLASS 5/16: Six starters. Kim Weddle was first off the line in car #562. Serena Pruett was at the front of the line in car #567 after Lap 1 was done - with a 3m: 12s lead in front of Chris Harper in the AGS car #599. Kim Jones was in car #579 about 6m:42s behind Harper. Ashley Nuesse in car #589 and Kim Weddle in car #562 were about 5-seconds apart and about 2-min-utes behind Jones. Harper picked up the pace on Lap 2 and narrowed the gap behind Pruett to lm:22s. Wendy Belk was the only finisher in the Class 5 competition at the Powder Puff, she's seen here hustling across the sandy stuff. In Class 7 A it was Tabatha Torfi taking the Class win, Tabitha is seen here at high speed heading for the sometimes elusive checkered flag. Second in class finish went to Audrey McDonald, she was 13 minutes Christine Harper took home the silver medal in Class 5/ 1600, Christine A second place finish in the Class 9 contest went to Mandy Caudill, in arrears when she took the checkered flag, seen here at high speed. was two minutes and change behind the class winner at the flag. Mandy is seen here at high speed on her way to the finish line. Page 18 November 2011 Dusty Times

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Tori Poole had a really wonderful race, she was the winner in the Class 9 contest, Tori is seen here on her way to the checkered flag. Harper handed the steering wheel 3 and with a 39-second lead. Pruett duties in car #599 over to Kristen put the pedal to the metal on Lap after Lap 2; who drove down from 4 and recorded the Fast Lap of the Colorado for the race. Kristen went day at 33.9 mph. That feat of speed on to increase her speed and got the propelled Pruett past car #599 and pass on Pruett in car #589 on Lap into the Winner's Circle in 3:29:09 The Class 11 gold medal went to Elizabeth Sidhu, she drove her really neat looking Bug to the win with ease, seen here at speed. to win First Place in Class in car dra and his team for donating his #589 by a 2m: 16s margin of victory. 5/1600 car for such a worthy cause, Car #599 completed four laps in creating a GREAT DAY for all. 3:31:17 to win Second Place. Co- Kristen and Christine drove clean driver Deanne Laurvick told it this and hard. Kristen and I (SquidlyD) way: "A big shout out to Art Seve-jumped in on the second lap mak-ing up 11 minutes on a 12 minute lead to come in on a respectable second place out of eight cars in our class. Thanks again to all that came out and supported a NOTABLE CAUSE and us GIRLS while we KICKED SOME DUST". Jennifer Grier completed three laps in car #559 in 2:59:52 to win Third Place. CLASS 7s: Five starters. Megan Lopez was at the front of the line at the green flag in truck #7114 but Amanda Dunagan set the Fast Lap pace at 31.4 mph in truck #7120 and was in the lead by 20-minutes after Lap 1 was done. Andrea Coel-lo in truck #7199 was only lm:lOs behind Lopez. Lopez picked up the pace on Laps 2 and 3 but it wasn't fast enough to catch up with #7120. Dunagan completed three laps in 2:49:34 at 29.7 mph to win First Place by a 15m:26s margin of vic-tory. Lopez also completed three laps in 3:04:58 in truck #7114 to win Second Place at 27.2 mph. An-Continued on page 20 Trisha Fox raced her big pickup to a silver medal finish in the Ultra A decent second place finish for Kelly Boyle in the Class 10 contest, Kim Smith took second place honors in the Class 7C fracas, Kim was Truck battle, Trisha is seen here on her way to the checkered flag. Kelly is seen here just at touchdown on her way home. 66 seconds out of a win when the checkered flag flew. Dusty Times WHEEL SIZES l6X4 VW NON BEAOLOCK • 17XB TRUCI< BEADLOCK GEN,2 ISX8 TRUCK BEADLOCI< •• 17X8 VW BEADLOCI< I 7X8 TRUCK SIMULATED LOCI< , 15Xl2 VW BEADLOCK 15X7 VW BEADLOCK 15X7 VW NON BEADLOCK l5X4 VW 8EAOLOCI< 15X4 VW NON BEAOLOCK WIEB..S CAN A1SO BE tlJT AND WB..lJB) TO CV!fTOH DIHENS/0/IIS November 2011 17X8 TRUCK BEADLOCK DRILLED TO CUSTOMER SPECS Page 19

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Jessi Kohrell had a wonderful race in Class 78, she took the class win with nine minutes in hand, seen here with the hammer down. Amanda McCallum literally flew her Jeep to the class win at the Powder Puff Race, Amanda is definitely saving some tire wear as she flies to the checkers. drea Coello completed two laps in 2:31:01 at 22.2 mph to win Third Place in truck #7119. CLASS 900: Eight starters. Terri Norman was lined up in the pole position start in car #901, but recorded No Laps. Poole blasted past the competition on Lap 1 to take the lead in car #930 by 2m:46s ahead of Kelly Brown in car #924. After a slow Lap 1, Cote picked up the pace on Laps 2 and 3 and recorded the Fast Lap of the day at 31.8 mph. That was fast enough for Cote to finish three laps in 2:58:22 and win Third Place in car #925, and by lm:56s ahead of the Fourth Place finisher -Kelly Brown in car #924. Mike Brown filed this race report: "We had an awesome time! My wife Kelly did a great job in just her second P.P. She brought the car around second on time on the first lap and hung tough with our friends from the 923 car for another lap battling for second. My causing Cathleen Blackett took over for the third lap and did a great job keeping us in third until the 925 car blazed by at about mile 23 or so. Great job 925. I want to thank Michelle Henderson for the supurb co-driver duties while riding with Kelly, and thank my daugh-ter T yfani for the great job riding with Cathleen. Congrats to all the teams! Once again M.O.R.E. did a great job! Thanks to them and all the volunteers". Poole got four laps done in 3:44:00 at 29.3 mph to win First Place by a llm:18s margin of victory in car #930. Mandy Cau-dill got four laps done in 3:55:18 at 27.9 mph in car #23 to win Second Place in car #923. CLASS 1100: Three starters. Shannon Thompson was first off the line at the green flag in car #1115. Elizabeth Sidhu recorded the Fast Lap of the day on Lap 1 in car #1163 and was out in front by lm:44s ahead of Madison Hale in car #1101 after Lap 1 was done. Just about everything that could go wrong did to # 1101 on Lap 2, but Hale still managed to complete two laps in 2:40:47 at 20.4 mph to win Third Place in Class. Hale was only 3m:22s behind the Second Place winner -Shannon Thompson in car #1115. Thompson completed two laps in 2:37:25 at 20.9 mph. Elizabeth Sidhu completed three laps of fun in 3:35: 17 at 22.9 mph to win First Place in Class in car #1163. CLASS 1300 (4-cyl): Eighteen starters. Madison Dormack was at the front of a long line in car #1336 when the green flag began waving. Christy Sizelove put down the ham-mer on Lap 1 and set the Fast Lap pace of the day at 39.6 mph in car #1120; with Julie Meehan in car # 1698 only 8-seconds off her rear Lara Maxinosli took the Class 8 winning honor with ease, Lara is seen here piloting her Ford pickup to the finish line for a big win. bumper. Sizelove slowed down thereafter and # 1120 was done for the day after Lap 2. In the mean-time - Janene Duffey had worked her way through the class pack and was out in front by ?-minutes in car # 1310 at the end of Lap 2. Julie Meehan was running in second spot in car #1698, about 3-minutes ahead of Audrey McDonald in car #1211; and Pepper Cote in car #1325 was only a minute or so behind McDonald. Fast women in fast cars. Woohoo! Meehan slowed down on Laps 3 and 4 and that reshuffled the race order pack when Laura Mortenson in car # 1303 got the pass on Mee-han on Lap 3. Mortenson went even faster on Lap 4 to ensure her position. Six of the 18 start-ers completed four laps to see the checkered flag wave in victory. Janene Duffey did her four laps the fastest to win First Place in 3:01:03 at 36.1 mph in car #1310 and by 13m: 19s to spare. Audrey McDon-ald got four laps done in car # 1211 in 3: 14:22 at 33.8 mph to win Sec-ond Place by a lm:33s margin of victory. Pepper Cote in car #1325 won Third Place in an elapsed time of 3: 16:05 at 33.5 mph. Laura Mortenson got four laps done in car #1303 in 3:25:42 at 32 mph to finish in Fourth Place. Mortenson told her race story this way: "My friends Teri and Amber were my co-drivers. The power steering started going out on the first lap. It was hard to steer. We stopped by the pit and they had to add a quart and a half of fluid because the cooler had a leak. One of our crewmem-bers, Russell, headed into town for some fittings to bypass the cooler. We never needed it. Instead, we just stopped every lai;, and added fluid. After two laps, 'Teri got out and my second co-driver, Amber got in. We ended up in 5th place. I was very happy with that finish. We'd like to.thank Mike Meehan for fixing the car after I rolled it at last year's Powder Puff. Also thanks to Ruben, Billie-Jo, Ryder, Ricki, Chris, Russell, Tanner, Richard, Jacob, Thom, Dan, Val, Cameron, Jav, Matt, Justin, and my husband Wendell for all coming out to the race to help chase." Julie Meehan finished in Fifth Place in car #1698 in 3:26:06 - just 25/4econds behind Mortenson. Barbara Martin com-pleted four laps in car #1312 to fin-ish in Sixth Place in 3:45:03. CLASS 19 (UTV): Five starters. Lacrecia Beurrier got the hole shot at the green flag in UTV #1928. Jessi Kohrell in UTV #1931 was out in front of Renee Hudson in UTV #1969 by 2m:12s after Lap 1 and Beurrier was l7/4econds be-hind Hudson. Hudson got slowed down on Lap 2 and Beurrier, and Kimberly Dunn in UTV #1910, got the pass. Kohrell speeded up on Lap 3 and won the Fast Lap honors at 35 mph in the Custom Creations Team UTV #1931. Kohrell kept up the pace and completed four laps in 3:11:20 at 34.4 mph to win First Place. "We had a great race weekend", Kohrell said. "We came to race for the Cure and raise money for Breast cancer research in the 6th annual M.O.R.E Powder Puff race. We were ready to rock and kick cancer's butt. My whole team was very excited and confident we could bring home a win!! We started 5th in line in our class (aka dead last). By mile one we had moved up to 4th position, mile 3 into 3rd and had the lead-ers in our sight. About mile 5 we moved into 2nd and was on the tail of the leader when we grabbed and passed her along with 3 other cars from other classes at mile 7. She quickly passed us again when we grabbed a path with a flipped over truck. We were on her tail and in her dust until around mile 18. We took an easy clear path to pass and kept on ... from then on we were just passing other vehicles in all other classes. We continued on pulling our lead time. We stopped for an amazing 30 second pit stop for fuel, some water to drink and got a clean visor ... we didn't have to stop again until my last lap for a quick visual, I felt something and they cleared me to go in about 10 seconds and sent us on our way! Our 112 miles was pretty uneventful besides hav-ing some fun passing lots of cars ... Tammy and I were giggling the whole time ... we were only passed by one car the whole race which was running in class 5 ... were able to make 4 laps and We ended finishing with a commanding 9 minute and 25 second lead in our class ... We completed 112 miles in 3 hours and 11 minutes. And ended up with a victorious 3rd Overall in the entire 1st race. Again UTV's have proven to be able to hold there own in the rocky desert terrain. Thank You to all my sponsors and friends and family who came to pit and support such a great cause and Tammy for getting back in the seat with me." Lecrecia Beurrier got four laps of fun done in 3:20:45 at 32 mph to win Second Place in UTV #1928. Beurrier described her race: "We were drawn to roll off the line lrst. This made me very nervous, as I have never started in that position before. I am always in the back picking them off, but that was our draw so we went with it. We headed off into the giant whoop section at the start of the race. We were passed pretty early by Renee Hud-son 1969 as we chose a bad line. As we headed up the sandy wash we passed her back and headed around the mountain. A few miles up the road we were passed by Jes-sie Kohrell 1931. We passed her back about a mile or so later. The track was getting really rough and our shocks were not doing their job well enough. We were really beating the car up in the rocky whoops. Jes-sie was soon right on our tail and rather than destroy the car, we let her go. We took a huge hit on the passenger front and radioed in to have the pit take a look at that tire. I told my co-rider, Corina Fallon, that I couldn't feel anything and I didn't think it was flat. We rolled into the pit still in 2nd place and.., guys had a look. The tire wasn't flat so we headed back out on the track just as the 1969 went by! Again she got a better line through the tall whoops off the start line. I caught her again in the sandy wash and we battled for few min-utes rubbing tires! So much fun! I pulled away from her and gained a huge lead. At that time the leader was 3.5 minutes ahead of me. We pushed through the third lap and rolled in to the pit for a splash of fuel and the crew found the front passenger wheel had big ding so they changed the tire. This neces-sary delay gave the leader an even bigger lead. We cruised around on our 3rd lap with a good lead on the other 3 cars. We finished 2nd in class and somewhere in the top 10 in our group. Not sure where as the times have not been posed yet. It was a lot of fun and such a great event to be part of. Can't wait until next year! Thank you to my spon-sors, and to my husband who is my Julie Meehan took the silver medal in the Class 1/2-1600 battle, it Pepper Cote was the 3rd place finisher in her class at Powder Puff, Ashley Boone took third place honors in the Class 5/1600 battle, was really close, Julie was a mere eight seconds out of the class win. she was a mere two minutes out of 2nd place when she took the flag. Ashley is seen here rapidly closing in on the checkered flag. Page 20 November 2011 Dusty Times

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fabricator, trainer, and crew chief'. Kimberly Dunn completed three laps in 3:15:02 at 25.3 mph to win Third Place in UTV #1910. CI.ASS 1700 Qeep Speed): Four starters. April Winner was first off the line at the green flag in Jeep Speed #1743. Amanda McCallum was at the front of the line with a 3m:17s lead in Jeep Speed #1726 af-ter Lap 1 was done; after she set the Fast Lap pace at 32.8 mph. McCal-lum maintained her pace and com-pleted four laps in 3:32:52 at 30.9 mph to win First Place. Christy Snow got three laps done in 2:47:50 at 29.4 mph to win Second Place in Jeep Speed #1719. Cheryl Clarke also got three laps done in Jeep Speed #1785 to win Third Place in Class in 3:20:00 at 24.7 mph. CI.ASS 3700: Two starters. Rob-in Kardos in Jeep #3723 and Kim Carpenter in Jeep #3765 were the only competitors. Kardos got off to a fast start and was in the lead throughout the race. Carpenter encountered problems on lap 2 and completed two laps in 3:01:52 at 18.1 mph to win Second Place. Kardos kept on motoring for three laps and finished in 3:08:56 at 26.1 mph to win First Place. CI.ASS 1450: Four starters. Lois Ramey was first out of the starting gate in truck #1451. Lara Maxinosli started last in line and was out in front by 17-minutes at the end of lap 1 in truck #1491. Maxinonsli applied more speed on Lap 2 and won the Fast Lap honors at 32.6 mph. Maxinonsli went on to com-plete three laps in 3:20:21 at 24.6 mph to win First Place in truck #1491. Ramey got two laps complet-ed in 2:37:56 to win Second Place in truck #1451. Chelsea Wood also got two laps done in truck #1469 to win Third Place with an elapsed time of 2:59:00. Marlo Beeman fin-ished in Fourth Place in 3:04:5lm in truck #1423. GROUP 2: The Group 2 race included the Pro Classes: 1, 10, 12, 8, 13 (6/8-cyl), 14, and 16; and 64 entries. Shelby Reid was the Overall Winner in Group 2 in car #1568; completing 6 Laps in 3:28: 18 at 47.4 mph. CI.ASS 1: Twelve starters. Kim Powell got the front start spot at the green flag in car # 169. Shelby Reid came out with all cylinders blazing and set the Fast Lap pace on Lap 1 at 49.5 mph in car #1568. Jen Climison also recorded 49 .5 mph on Lap 2 in car #132 but clocked in 1-second slower than Reid did, and Climison was only 26-seconds be-hind Reid at the end of Lap 2. Two laps of fun was all #132 got done. Reid was still in the lead by 11-min-utes in front of Chelsea Magness in car #32 after Lap 3, with Chelsea Schneider in car #142 21-seconds off #32 rear bumper. Jennifer Kawell in car #101 was running lm:06s be-hind Schneider in #142. Reid pushed the pace hard on Laps 4 and 5 in car # 1568 and was the only car in class to complete six laps for the Overall and First Place wins in 3:28: 18 at 47.4 mph. Jen-nifer Kawell drove a fast pace and won Second Place in car #101 after completing five laps in 3:10:20 at 43.2 mph. Chelsea Magness got five laps done in 3: 17:51 at 41.5 mph to win Third Place in car #32. Kim Powell finished in Fourth Place in 3:20:23 at 41 mph in car #169 -by 25 seconds in front of Jessica McMillan in car #1331. McMillan finished in Fifth Place in 3::20:48 at 40.9 mph. Renee Brunning was on her fourth lap in the OC Pools car #55 Dusty Times Janene Duffey was the big Class 1 winner at the MORE Powder Puff conflict, she took overall honors as well, here an off kilter landing. when a mechanical failure sent was done for the day after Lap 3 in her rolling. The truck was wrecked car # 1028. That Did-Not Function pretty bad (rear upper trailing arm re-shuffled the race order ~nee more broke, sway bar end link, both coil and put Kelly Boyle in car #1025 over carriers, by-pass shocks and in second spot. Kathy Lara was in passenger rear tire). Either the sway third position in car #1011 and was bar end link caused the tire to blow 6m:2s behind Boyle. Pam Hall in in a turn or the tire blew and the car # 1057 was hailing A and was end link broke in the wreck. The only lm: 18s behind Lara. It ain't girls were banged up pretty bad and over until the fat guy starts singing, were taken to the hospital in an Race fans. Kathy Lara in car #1011 ambulance. Brunning posted this was beset by the Barstow slows on update: "The race was going great Lap 5 and that allowed several other and the truck was running perfect. racers to get the pass on their way to We had just went through the the finish line. Kirkmeyer kept on green flags just past the slow zone the gas on Laps 4 and 5 and brought at slash x on our fourth lap. I think car #1021 in to win First Place in I must have thought the green flags 2:54:28 at 47.1 mph -and by a meant punch it again, because I 10m:32s margin of victory. Kelly did. When we hit the first turn I Boyle won Second Place in 3:05:00 herd something snap and the truck at 44.4 mph in car #1025 with jerked to the side and we started llm:59s to spare. Pam Hall got five rolling over and over. All I rem em- laps done in 3: 16:59 at 41. 7 mph to ber next is people pulling us out of win Third Place in class and with a the truck that was on its side. I want 7m:33s margin of win. to thank all the people that helped CI.ASS 1200: Two starters. Mi-us get out safely and move the truck chelle Bruckman in car # 1299 and off the course. Their are to many Vanessa Garcia in car # 1206 were names to mention so I hope I was the sole competitors racing to help able to thank you out there. The Save the Ta-Ta's. Garcia got off to truck needs repair and for us My a slow start and Bruckman was on co driver suffered a concussion and the gas from the Go Line, and was I broke my left elbow. We are all out in front by 23m:49s at the end going to heal and be back next year. of Lap 1. Bruckman gave it more We still had a blast." Glad you are gas on Lap 2 and won the Fast Lap safe and kudos to Steve Prior for honors at 46. 7 mph. Garcia gained being the first responder on scene. momentum on Laps 3 and 4 but Good job. Bruckman completed five laps in CI.ASS 10: Ten starters. Kathy 2:59: 13 at 45.9 mph to win First Kirkmeyer got on the gas from the Place in class and Third Overall in Go Line in car #1021 and was out car #1299. Garcia completed four in front of everyone by 2 minutes laps in 3: 18:27 to win Second Place at the end of Lap 1. Kirkmeyer gave at 33.1 in car #1206. it more gas on Lap 2 to take the Bruckman reports her story Fast Lap honors at 49.2 mph, with this way: "I own a 5-open that I a 8m:42s lead ahead of Kathy Lara have raced the previous 5 years in in car #1011. Lara was 21-seconds Powder Puff, and this year I wanted in front of Kelly Walden in car to try something different! So, I #1028. Kelly Boyle in car #1025 was raced my husband Vic's Class 12 lm:45s behind Walden, and Pam single seater for the first time and Hall in car #1057 was 4-seconds be-I had a Blast!! The car was flaw-hind Boyle. Fast women in fast cars. less, the shocks worked great and Kirkmeyer was still in the lead the motor was very strong! I had by 6m:2s after Lap 3. Kelly Walden no mechanical issues or any flats. was beset by the Barstow slows and The track was really fast and fun. Kathy Kirkmeyer has the power really on in this shot,Kathy took first place honors in the Class 10 contest, seen here flyin' low. November 2011 Andrea Scanlan took top honors in her class, they started five in the class but Andrea was the only one around to take the checkered flag. Bobbi Shain drove he Ford pickup to the gold medal inthe Class BA results, Bobbi had a minute and change on her fellow Powder Puffers at the flag. I think the biggest challenge was ers within 65-seconds of each other. passing cars which made it really That's what us Ace Reporters call dusty and difficult to see. Racing fast women in fast cars, Race Fans. for "the cure" makes a different rac-Croll cranked up the throttle ing environment, more relaxed and on Lap 2 to garner the Fast Lap friendly! I do this race for the cause honors at 40.3 mph in car #1370. since is an awful that has That feat of speed put #1370 into affected many families including the lead by 4m:33s after Lap 2 mine. I would like to invite more was over. Ptasinki had moved up women to participate next year... into second spot in car # 1888 and you'll love it!!" Thomas in car #1372 had dropped CLASS 1300 (6/8-cyl): Nine back to fourth spot. Chase had starters. Cori Thomas was first off moved up into third position in car the line and first in line at the end #1396 and Smith was now running of Lap 1 in car #1372 - with an back in fifth place in car #1380. 8-second lead in front of Kristen More changes to the race pack Croll in car #1370. Croll was 19-sec-order came on Lap 3. Ptasinki gave onds in front of Sandy Chase in car it more gas on Lap 3 in car # 1888 #1396. Kim Smith in car #1380 and narrowed the gap behind Croll was 15-seconds behind Chase, and in car #1370 to only lm:33s, and Gema Ptasinki in car #1888 was Chase in car #1396 was only 18-sec-3-seconds behind Smith. Four rac-Continued an page 22 I-IAPPY 1s-i &iR"Itf PAY Delal\.e~ Wei'lil\8 II.II.II (daughter of Joe & Yesenia Weining) love and t1,u~!1 • Jot\,'l, Paulette and Paytol\, t1,erder Page 21

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Michelle Bruckman had a fairly easy time in the Class 78 contest, she was the only five lap finisher in the class, she's seen here flyin' low. onds behind Ptasinki. The race pack order got shuffled again on Lap 4 when both Ptas-inki and Croll slowed down, and Chase in car # 1396 and Smith in car # 1380 both got the pass. Sandy Chase got four laps done in 2:59: 18 at 36. 7 mph to win First Place in car #1396 -by lm:6s. Chase summed up her race story: "I started my day out driving for a good cause and just wanting to finish ahead of my daughter (Kari Richey), my daughter-in-law (Andrea Chase), my niece (Mindy Buyer) and their friend Cassie Janosik who had entered in the same class (1395). Riding with me was my co-driver Alicia Lievense, Kim Hayden, and Dawn Beauchamp. The first couple of laps were dusty and rough. My husband (Don Chase) made me come in every lap at the main pit to check over the car (myself thinking this was a waste of time). On the third lap we heard my husband and my son (Travis Chase) talking. They thought that we were in third place and were looking good. I casually told my team that I thought that they were going to have to hang on and not stop for bathroom breaks or to get out of the car because we were going racing. During the fourth and final lap we heard Tra-vis come on the radio and tell us that we were only about 20 second behind the first place car. I told my co driver to see what lane they had taken after the next turn and we were going to take the one next to them and pass them. We succeeded passing them safely and then I knew we had to keep a few minutes ahead to hopefully finish in the top three because I was unsure of where everyone started. To our excite-ment after crossing the finish line we were the first to arrive in our class. We were so excited when we found out that we not only finished in the top three, we had first!!!" "On the hood of our car we have friends and family listed who are breast cancer survivors and names listed in memory of. This year we had to move my cousin from the survivor list to the memory list. Pat-ty this race was for you!! I want to especially thank my husband Don (who I usually give a hard time for spending so much time at the race shop) and my son Travis who are always there for support. Thanks to Kari and Andrea for good com-petition, my son in law that stayed home with sick grandkids so my daughter could race, my grandkids for cheering, Bill, Big Jeff, Brad, Jeff, Kenny and Ryan for coming to pit and all the Chase Motors-ports crew for making sure that my car was ready for a great race. We ran all day with no problems Laurie Pfankuch took the gold medal in the Class 1/2-1600 fracas, but it was Sandy Chase drove her four seater car to the Class 7C win at the Powder Puff, she's seen here at high speed headin' for the checkers. which resulted in a win! Thanks to M.O.R.E. for running a great race for a great cause!! Thank you all!" Kim Smith won Second Place by 36-seconds in car # 1380 in 3:00: 18 at 36.5 mph. Kristen Croll won Third Place by lm:44s at 36.3 mph in 3:01:03 in car #1370. Gema Pta-sinki finished in 3:02:47 at 36 mph to win Fourth Place in car # 1888. Cori Thomas finished in Fifth Place in car #1372 in 3:11:02 at 34.4 mph by lm:49s ahead of the Sixth Place winner Tracy Leinen in car #1369. CLASS 1400: Fifteen starters. This is the unlimited Big truck class. Full size rides with power and trailing arm rear suspensions. Go fast. Adina Byma was first to go at the green flag in truck #1433. Nicole Pitell got a rear start at the green flag and was at the front of the pack at the end of Lap 1 in truck #7216 with a lm:55s lead ahead of Jessica Gomez in truck #1413. Pitell went faster on Lap 2, and so did Gomez; and #1413 nar-rowed the gap with #7216 to 12-sec-onds at the end of Lap 2. Mean-while - Trisha Fox in truck #1420 was running about 3-1/2 minutes behind Gomez, and Adina Byma was three minutes behind Fox. Nicole Pitell still had more gas pedal to apply and clocked in at 42.8 mph on Lap 4 to take the Fast Lap honors in truck #7216. Jessica Gomez ran into slow problems on Lap 4 in truck #1413 and fell off the race pace. That single change in propulsion changed the order in the race pack on their way to the finish line. Nicole Pitrell and Trisha Fox each got in five Laps of fun. Pitrell got it done in 3:17:19 at 41. 7 mph to win First Place in class in truck #7216 and by a 7m:27s margin of victory. Trisha Fox completed five laps in 3:24:46 at 40.1 mph to win Second Place in truck #1420. Fox said: "This was my second year racing the powder puff. I absolutely love racing!!!! This year my codriver was a friend from Arizona. She had never been in a race truck until now. She was awe-some!!!! and will definitely have to race with me again. We had a great day. Had no problems at all!!!! We were able to get 5 laps in and finish 2nd in class 1400!!!! Didnt find out until we got home that I bent the steering and Cracked the cage in the cab and the motor is now done. So guess the little brother is lucky and will get a new motor for the last race of the season. I can't wait until next year!!!!" Shelly Deseutels got in four laps of fun in 2:55:19 at 37.5 mph to win Third Place in truck #1428. Adina Byma did four laps in 2:58:40 at 36.8 mph to finish in Fourth Place in truck #1433. CLASS 8: Four starters. Rebel Roglin got the front start in line at the green flag in truck #8115 and ran into 'the Barstow' after that; slow going. Jennifer Waite got the rear start in truck #8014 and set the Fast Lap pace of the day at 33.1 mph and was out in front at the end of Lap 1 by 2m:4s. Waite slowed off the race pace on Lap 2 and that allowed Bobbi Shane in truck #847 to get the pass and take the lead by 7m:3ls after Lap 2 was done. Waite was back on the gas on Lap 3 and made it a close race but Bobbi Shane got to see the check-ered flag wave first in 2:42:26 at 30.4 mph to win First Place in class in truck #847 by a lm:lls margin of victory. Jennifer Waite got three laps done in 2:43:37 at 30.1 mph to win Second Place in truck #8014. Rebel Roglin got two laps done to finish in Third Place in 2:51:46 in truck #8115 at 19.1 mph. CLASS 1/2-1600: Seven start-ers. Laurie Pfankuch blasted off the starting line and flew by her competition to take a 4m:3ls lead at the end of Lap 1 in car #1649. Julie Meehan was running in sec-ond spot in car #1699 by 16-sec-onds ahead of Emily Shapiro in car #1607. Meehan pushed the pace on Lap 2 and narrowed the gap with Pfankuch to 2m:17s at the end of Lap 2. Meehan and Pfankuch continued to go at it and back and forth on Laps 3, 4 and 5. Pfankuch saved her best for the last lap and recorded the Fast Lap of the day at 45. 7 mph to win First Place in class in car # 1649 - by eight seconds! Dang, that's close: Pfankuch did five laps in 3:22:06 at 40.6 mph to win the gold. Meehan did five laps in 3:22: 14 at 40.6 mph to win Second Place in car #1699. Emily Shapiro got four laps fin-ished in 2:52:09 to win Third Place at 38.2 mph in car #1607. CLASS 3000 (BajaLite): Five starters. Andrea Scanlan didn't leave much doubt that she came to·• race for the cure in car #3019. Scan-lan just hit the accelerator from the Go Line to the finish line. Scanlan was in the lead by lm:ls ahead of Georgeanna Barry in car #3028 at the end of Lap 1. #3028 fell off the pace on Lap 2 and was sidelined for almost two hours. That allowed Debbie Berton to get the pass and move up into second spot in car #3099. Scanlan recorded the Fast Lap of the day at 43.6 mph on Lap 4 and went on to complete five laps in 3:11:30 at 42.9 mph to win First Place in class in car #3019. Scanlan said: "This was my second Powder Puff race and it was awesome - even better than the first. I normally drive a bright sparkling pink 3018 but this year my dad let me run his car 3019. We started third in line and passed the two ahead of us on the first lap. I tried to tell myself just to play it safe it was a rough Lacrecia Beurrier gets some air as she flies down the course to a second place course. I was out front and didn't close, Laurie only had 8 seconds in hand when she took the flag. ..----.-...... =fi=m=·s=h=in:;;~th;:;;e=_C..,.._l ... a;:s_s ___ 7=B=c=o=n=fl_,_·c:'.t,=s=e=e=n=h=e=re:::1'.:.·u=s=t :;a_t_l=if=to::,f_f._,.-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-= __ w_a_n_t_an_y_t_b._i_n_g_t_o_h_a_p_p_e_n_to_t_h.,e Kristen Croll drove her three seat buggy to a third place finish in Laura Mortenson finished first off the podium in class, she's seen A fourth place finish in Class 5/1600 went to Kim Jones, Kim is seen Class 7C, Kristen was less than two minutes out of the class win. here flyin' low across the Mojave on her way to the finish line: here at high speed on the course racin' to the flag. Page 22 November 2011 Dusty Times

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Gema Ptasinki drove her un-decaled car to a fourth place finish in Cori Thomas was a bit off the winning pace in the Class 7C contest, Tracy Leinen has the power all on as she heads for the elusive finish Class 7C, she's seen here at high speed in the Great Mojave. Cori is seen here just at touchdown, headin' home. line, Tracy was the sixth place finisher in the Class 7C contest. car. But I'm not a cruiser - I am a racer so we kept up race speed and started picking them off one by one. The dust was pretty bad but my co-dawg Breanna was awesome so there were few times we really had to slow down. Ladies were pret-ty good about moving to the side when we went to pass. We only had a few big moments through the bushes or on two wheels managed to save it though. Ended up going 5 laps. car ran great, no problems; finished 1st in class and I think about 6th overall. Can't wait for the next race and especially for next years Powder Puff." Debbie Berton completed four laps in 3: 11:47 to win Second Place in car #3099. Georgeanna Barry came back strong and completed three laps in 3: 16:30 at 25.l mph to win Third Place in car #3028. Paige Sohren only got in one lap of fun in the Bajalite #3022, but sent in her story: ""Are you ready?" "YES!" My Codawg said. The green flag dropped, we took off. I have never raced offroad. My only expe-rience was the 3 laps i took the day before. I had one rule, DONT HIT BIG ROCKS. After the speed limit zone was over, my foot was glued to the floor. We were passing people left and right. Our adrenaline was through the roof. My Codawg said, "Sharp right turn". I was haulin' right before she said this. I went to slow down, I started to loose con-trol. I hit the gas (when in trouble the gas is your friend). The next thing i know, I'm on my side. Im-mediately, i shut off the engine and radio my dad. He told us to get out, we hesitate. Were hanging there trying to figure out our next move. My codawg muscles her way out without falling on me. I follow her. We wait on the corner ofMM21 for someone to flip us back over. First guy shows up, wont flip us over. Second people there, flip us over and pull us off the track. Checkers takes our tierod and rewelds it. In the mean time, we change our flat tire. Checkers shows up with the rewelded tierod an hour later. They put it on, my dad cranks th·e motor with a wrench and we take off. We make it to the finish line at 3:03, we didnt make a second lap. But i couldnt be happier with one lap. We had a blast, and we WILL be back next year!" Reporters NOTES: OK. Well - Listen up all you 'motor-heads'. I am the Dusty Times guy for the M.O.R.E. race series; 'Ace Report-er'. I write the ink that you read in Dusty Times. I am usually hanging out in the A.R.T.S. Tech pit at the Finish Line to do race interviews because I can't cruise the pits un-der the new BLM Rules. 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~ '"T"c::7Fi?C::--~4'$" ----~!.!...' BARK RIVER BAnLES Ives Takes Two In Stock Truck By Mike Reusche Photos: Chris Hord Matthew Ives was the big winner in the Stock Truck battle, taking the gold medallion in Round 7 and Round 8, seen here nicely airborne. With only one date for the Bark River Lions Club on the 2011 TORC schedule, expecta-tions for the event were at an all time high. Bark River is a small Upper Michigan town with 1650 residents that has been a mainstay on the Midwest off-road racing scene for over thirty-seven years. Just like Crandon, when the off-road drivers come to town, the weekend of racing is truly an event for the community and its nearly 10,000 visitors. What makes Bark River special is that the major-ity of the spectators camp at the race facility as activities begin on Thursday and conclude early Sunday evening. All the workers at the track are volunteers, as the event is the main fundraiser for the Bark River Lions Club. By the number of racers that took to the track and the number of specta-tors on the hill, the event was a success for everyone involved. . The 1.5 mile natural terrain layout of the Bark River track fea-tures large elevation changes, high speed corners, table top jumps, and three rhythm sections. It is very technical in design, yet you need to carry your speed all the way around the track if you want to be competitive, no matter what your level of competition. Friday afternoon had all the classes go out for three laps of practice and a short time later the PRO classes had their qualifying session. During Friday's workout several drivers found out how dif-ficult it can be to find the right line around Bark River. Seven time champion Scott Taylor took a serious tumble heading into the fast right after the Boss Snowplow Hill and area resident Danny Beauchamp took his Su-per Stock truck for an unsched-uled visit on its roof. Both drivers were unhurt, but their teams worked into the early morning hours getting their hot rods ready Johnny Greaves really gets up in the air as he goes for the Round 7 Pro 4x4 win, Johnny finished in fifth place in the Round 8 event at Bark River. for Saturday's contest. of racing would begin with a two Another interesting story that wide rolling start; the Sportsman developed throughout the week-order would take the six competi-end was whether or not Rob tors in the points chase and invert Mac~achern could drive his #21 the order, while the PRO starting RAM PRO-2WD truck. The week-order was determined by qualify-end previous to Bark River, Mac- ing times without any inversion. Cachern had a hard crash during All class races, except for Super a race on the West Coast. The Truck and Formula 4x4, · would result was some bruised bones and · have a mandatory caution lap at broken collarbone. As the week the midpoint of each race. progressed Rob knew he needed First on the Round 7 schedule someone to fill in for him at Bark were the ten competitors in the River. The Jenkins Brothers Rae- seven lap Classix race. Right from ing Team made some calls and the start it looked like the Chevy enlisted fellow PRO-2WD racer Monte Carlo of Kurt Schuch Keith Steele to be a team driver for would take home the top prize, the #21 truck. Heading into the but with two laps to go, Dale weekend MacCachern was leading Chestnut in his 2WD Ford Bron-the PRO-2WD Championship. co overtook Schuch to take his Now a question needed an answer; fourth win in a row. Another late could the team use their appoint- race charge by the 2WD Chevy ed team driver in the #21 RAM Blazer of Rob Wieland rewarded to capture valuable championship the Wisconsin native with second, points for Rob? That answer, a as Kurt Schunk held on to third little later in the report. place. The Friday PRO qualifying Next up was the Round 1 make-session had Ricky Johnson take up race for the Super Buggy divi-the pole position in PRO-4x4, sion. The torrential rains during Bryce Menzies in PRO-2WD, and the opening weekend racing in Red Andrew Caddell in the PRO-Light Bud prevented the Super Buggy division. group from actually racing. As the Saturday's racing festivities ten Super Buggies approached the would start with the eight Sports- starting line, a light but steady rain man divisions and by mid after- began to fall. Regardless, the green noon the final three PRO groups flag waved and the "Formula One" would hit the track. All rounds of short-course racing went out for Bryce Menzies (left) was the Pro 2WD winner at Bark River in the Round 7 action. Bryce finished in fifth place in the Round 8 race. Andrew Caddell won the gold medal in the Round 7 Pro Lite race and took the silver in Round 8, seen here in his Dodge truck. ten hard fought laps. Early on, the all-wheel drive Honda powered buggy of John Frana grabbed the lead. Just before the mandatory caution lap, Frana got his buggy up on the side of his two left side tires and somehow gathered it up without rolling over. The move was probably the driving save of the weekend. When this happened, CJ Greaves drove by to take the lead. After the mandatory yellow the rain had stopped, but now Frana lost his rear drive. On the restart Larry Job was able to get a jump on Frana and move into second place. The final three laps saw the top three positions remain unchanged all the way to the checkered flag. The order was Greaves first, Job second, and Frana third. After ,,,,,,...,,.... Marty Hart leads the group in the Pro 2WD action and finished fourth Brad Lovell really has the power on here; Brad finished sixth in Round Jerry Conrad (right) trails Larry Maciosek but Jerry went on to take a in Round 7 and seventh in the eighth round. 7 and eighth in the eighth round. third place and a second place in the hotly contested Super Stock Truck. Page 24 November 2011 Dusty Times

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on. Wayne Schunk in his Ford, combined Super Truck/Formula Bob Birkholz in his Chevy, and 4x4 race. The four Super Trucks Nick Baumgartner in another started approximately twenty sec-Chevy were giving Rouse all he onds ahead of the six Formula 4x4 could handle for the runner-up racers. Right from the get go, Bob spot. By lap four Rouse dropped Gremler grabbed the holeshot and off the pace, Birkholz exited with led all nine laps to take the win as transmission issues and Baumgart-Dan Baudoux stayed right with ner pulled into the hot pits look-Gremler the entire way, but had to ing to cool down his Silverado. settle for second place. When the field went back to rac-Meanwhile, the Formula 4x4 ing on lap five, Ives continued to had a serious battle on their lead all the way to the checkered hands. The early leader was Char-flag, as Wayne Schunk took con- lie Bell in one of best looking Ford · trol of the runner-up spot, and trucks that raced all weekend. The Tom Graff fought his way to the former Curt LeDuc Class 4 truck final spot on the podium. was overtaken by points leader Nineteen Light Buggy racers Brad LeMarche on lap four. Bell lined up next for the seven lap kept pace with LeMarche's Ford sprint. The race came down to the Bronco during the remaining six Ricky Johnson flew his pickup to a first place finish in Round 8 of Pro 4x4. Ricky was a long seventh place finisher in Round 7 action. top two drivers in the points chase. laps, but was not able to retake the start of the race saw the Chevy Matt Gerald and current points' lead. Rounding out the podium, of Brandon Rouse take the early leader Greg Stingle battled lap in another Ford Bronco was Low-and Mark Steinhardt, back in row three. When the green flag was dropped, it only took two laps before Steinhardt took the lead. Meanwhile, Erickson was caught in traffic and moved in to second place on lap four. The large gap Steinhardt had on the entire field disappeared thanks to the compe-tition yellow flag lap. This looked like the chance Erickson needed to give the reigning champion a run for the top· spot. During the remaining three laps Erickson tried everything to get a shot at the lead, but the race belonged to Steinhardt. As Steinhardt took the win with Erickson in second, JeffVillemure also worked his way up from the tenth position on the starting grid to a hard fought third place finish. the podium celebration, someone commented that Frana's podium finish was probably the first for a front wheel drive Super Buggy. The Stock Truck class was ten competitors strong as they were ready for a seven lap battle. The ·, lead. By lap two, area resident after lap with Gerald edging out er Michigan's Dave Miah. Matt Ives weaved his way through Stingle for the win. Third place Eleven drivers made up the the field to take command of the went to lap one leader and former grid for the 1600 Buggy action. race. Behind Ives, a real battle for champion, Jamie Kleikamp. The starting inversion put the top the rest of the podium was going A total of ten trucks started the two point's leaders, Brad Erickson Nineteen VS-powered PRO-Light trucks were next in line. Fast qualifier Andrew Caddell had his Dodge on the pole with Sam Hubinette lined up on his right. C1ntinud an page 27 ,---------------------..,..,._!II -----------------, Wayne Schunk had a decent weekend, he garnered a second place Danny Beauchamp heads right in his really good looking Ford, Danny Casey Currie finished first off the podium in Round 7 in the Pro lite finish in both rounds. Wayne is seen here leading the pack early on. finished sixth and fourth in the Super Stock Truck events. event, and finished a long 14th place in the Round 8 affair. 2012 MEXICAN 1000 RALLY Dusty Times HONORING THE PAST. FIOEICOMISO PU8UCO PAAA LA PAOMOCION TURlsnCA OE MEXICALI ~(),4'6,wi, .... ,. National Off Road Racing Association I \ Since 1967 FORGI G THE FUTURE. Mexicali XX Ayuntam,ento Comte de TtmimO y Cawenoones de Me1ucafi 661.268.1232 November 2011 Page 25 -· - I

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-I I - · HOTEL• CASINO• SPA LAS VEGAS, N V i!D~ 1 Baja Cup --""-· !iaturday December 17th !iecond Race 1 PM (Long Wheel Base) Each race is two hours long (including one mandatory tire change) &ate fees: !lil0.00 Adults !Ii 5.00 Kids 6-li! Entry Fee: $300 pre/$350 post l\lo Memberships required! 60% payback in each class! UTV Entry Fee !liS0.00 Pre/post 6a:h!s Open Friday the 16th fur set-upl &ates Open Saturday the 17th at 6AM (Pre run 7:30-9:30 AM--open to everyone must have seatbelts if in vehicle-helmets required if on motorcycle or UTV). Riders Meeting 10AM First race 10:30 AM (!ihort Wheelbase UTV For more information: 909-3B4-934i! or 5 miles north of San Bernardino Palm Exit off 1-275 Freeway go west! Page 26 November 2011 Dusty Times

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When the race began, Caddell jumped into the lead with Hubi-nette right on his bumper. The two RAM trucks field running position never changed during the entire nine lap affair. While first and second places were determined early on, the next three spots would not be ,deter-mined until the final lap. At some point in the race Casey Currie, Shaun Morris, Brad Lovell, Luke Johnson, and RJ Anderson had all occupied the final spot on the podium. The racing was serious and there was fiberglass spread all around the 1.5 mile track. After ten laps, RAM trucks swept the podium as Luke Johnson finished third. In fourth was the Nissan of Casey Currie, followed by the Chevy of Shaun Morris. The top five finishes for Johnson and Mor-ris were their best performances of the season. The Oakley Bomb award for the fastest lap of the race went to Andrew Caddell. The high flying duor bang-ing Super Stock Truck class had thirteen trucks take the green flag. Relative newcomer to the class Jerry Conrad took the early lead, only to have current points leader Scott Beauchamp make his way from his mid-pack starting spot to the front, just before the mandatory yellow. It looked like Conrad would take the runner up spot to the podium, when Al Konitzer made the pass with one lap before the finish. Konitzer started dead last, his aggressive driving style didn't go well with many of his competitors, but it got the job done, finishing the race in second place. Third place went to Jerry Conrad, and fourth went to a battered Brent Smith. The PRO-2WD trucks were next. The front row consisted of the two fastest qualifiers, Bryce Menzies and Marty Hart. Starting at the back of the pack was the injured Rob MacCachern. Ac-cording to the rules, if Rob Mac-Cachern wanted to be awarded any championship points, he must start the race. So the team had Rob start at the back of the grid with instructions to make very slow laps. On the rolling start Hart had his Toyota in the lead, but on lap three a slight miscue allowed Menzies to take over the lead and see Jeff Kincaid move into second. When the field went back to rac-ing after the mandatory yellow on lap five, Chad Hord made a bold move to gain control of third place. At nearly the same time, Scott Taylor passed two trucks to move into fourth. The remain-ing four laps saw the top three positions remain unchanged. The final two laps saw Taylor fade back to sixth. The top five finishing or-der was Menzies, I<::incaid, Hord, Hart, and Vanden Heuvel. The Oakley Bomb was won by Bryce Menzies. A side note to the race was Rob MacCachern's effort to stay in the hunt for the PRO-2WD champi-onship. After pulling into the hot pits under the mandatory yellow, Keith Steele replaced the ailing MacCachern to finish the race on the lead lap in seventh place. This gave the #21 RAM some very valu-able championship points. Now the regularly scheduled Round Seven Super Buggy race was next. Unfortunately, John Frana was absent from the field, as he and his crew chief headed back to his shop in Illinois for two wheel hubs, so the unique buggy would have it's all-wheel drive restored in time for Sunday's race. The start saw Illinois' Steve Krieman in his VW powered buggy lead the first two laps. On lap three CJ Greaves used his Toyota power to get around Krieman for the lead. By lap four of the ten lap event, . Lar · Job moved into the podium pie ure right behind Krieman. After the mandatory yellow, Job got a _good run into the Horseshoe Corner and moved up to second place. The final three laps saw the podium order remain unchanged. Officially, CJ Greaves won his third race of the year, as Larry Job finished second, and Steve Krie-man-came across in third. The final race of the day was the PRO-4x4 bunch. After their door to door, or should I say roof to skid plate battle during the last round in Charlotte, all eyes were on Johnny Greaves and Ricky Johnson. The two fastest quali-fiers, Ricky Johnson and Scott Douglas were on the front row with Johnny Greaves and Mike Jenkins in row two. The start had Johnson grab the holeshot into the Horseshoe Turn with Greaves and Douglas fighting for the same piece of real estate. The two trucks barely touched, but it was enough to get Douglas sideways, allowing the entire field to go past. Steve Barlow also made contact with Douglas in the incident, but fortu-nately both were able to continue at full throttle. Immediately, it looked like there would be a rematch be-tween Greaves and Johnson, as the two champions_battled side by side to the halfway mandatory yellow. The running order at lap five of the ten lap race was John-son, Greaves, Mike Jenkins, Scott Douglas, Mark Jenkins, B-a.rlow, Drews, and Mazanec. When the field went back to green flag racing, the top five were running extremely tight when Johnson's truck went up •in smoke.-At that point Mike Jenkins got around both Johnson and Greaves to take the lead. On lap seven Greaves cleanly moved around Mike Jenkins to take lead with only three lap's _to go. - -The final two laps saw Greaves open up a slight lead that he car-ried all the way to the checkered flag. Mike Jenkins held on to second place, as Scott Douglas rounded out the podium. Johnny · Greaves stopped the clocks with a 1 minute 21.3 second time on lap eight to win the Oakley Bomb. A Round 7 side note, after post-race inspections, USAC of-ficials found that the front track width of the top two finishing PRO-Light trucks were wider than what the rulebook allows. The result was a five point penalty for the two teams. On Sunday morning the race teams woke up to near perfect racing conditions. The skies were sunny, slight easterly breeze and temperatures in the upper 70s. At the morning drivers meeting, several competitors had safety con-cerns about Rob MacCachern's driver change that would take place once again during Round 8. After a quick discussion, the PRO-2 driv-ers agreed to allow Keith Steele to start the day's race in the driver's seat and line up at the back of the back. Everyone agreed that any championship points Steele would capture would be awarded to Mac-Cachern. This ruling had been used a few years ago when Scott Douglas broke his leg in practice at Chula Vista and the sanctioning body allowed Chad Hord to be the substitute driver and start the race in a simil~r position. The first race of the day was the Classix racers. The eight lap race saw Kurt Schuch take the lead on lap two, with Randy Pen-nings right on his bumper. Dale Chestnut, the winner of the last four Classix rounds was uncharac-teristically well behind the leaders in sixth place. Suddenly, with two laps to go, Chestnut really picked up his pace and began working his way through the field. Some-how with one lap to go, Chestnut moved into the lead, as Schuch be-gan to overheat. Now Pennings fell off the pace, and the remainder of the podium was up for grabs. The final lap had Chest-nut in the lead, with the Chevy Monte Carlo of Scott Mueller now in second, the Chevy Blazer of Rob Weiland in third, and that's how the race finished. The final lap saw five cars drop out, as only the three podium finishers made the required number of laps. The win for Dale Chestnut was his fifth win in a row, and along with his two runner-up finishes, puts the Verona, Wisconsin na-tive sixty-one points ahead of Rob Weiland in the Classix Points Championship. -The Stock Truck race was al-most a repeat of Saturday's compe-tition. Matt Ives simply dominated the competition, but second place Jeff Kincaid is nicely airborne as he heads to the gold medal in Round 8 Pro 2WD, Jeff was the second place finisher in Round 7. finisher. Wayne Schunk stayed close during all eight laps to keep the leader honest. Third place had a couple of different drivers oc-cupying the spot, including Nick Baumgartner and Brandon Rouse, but at the checkered flag Troy Peterson had his best finish of the year, taking home third place. The top three Stock Truck points leaders are Matt Ives, Wayne Schunk, and Nick Baumgartner. Only 20 points separate the top three racers. Next up was Light Buggy. The extremely evenly matched air-cooled buggies saw their Round 8 race go right down to the wire. It looked like Todd Lemke would have his first victory of the season, but as the field headed into the final two turns of the race, every-thing changed. Late race charg-es from Matt Gerald and Greg Stingle found the two top points racers in the mix for a podium finish. Jamie Kleikamp, a former champion in the class, was having his best weekend of the season running second almost the entire race when things got real serious, as the top four racers approached the finish line. Kleikamp lost a spot to Gerald within sight of the checkered flag, as Gerald was determined to get around Lemke for the win, but the contact between Gerald and Lemke slowed both of them up just enough for Kleikamp to slip by and take his first win of the sea-son. Gerald finished second and a very upset Lemke took third. After crossing the finish, Lemke gave Gerald a solid tap in the rear cage, which set the two drivers off into some verbal sparring, as.everyone climbed out of their racers. A quick review by USAC officials deemed all the last turn contact was just a racing incident. The fourth place finish in Round 8 by Greg Stingle keeps the Black Creek, Wisconsin five points ahead of the hard charging Matt Gerald; while Todd Lemke is thirty-two points behind Qerald in third place. · The combined Super Truck and Formula 4x4 race had everyone but the Super Truck o on Williams ack in the starting gria. This time Dan "the Rocketman" Baudoux jumped out in front of Bob Grem-ler right from the drop of the green flag. Just like the day before, the two racers battled bumper to bum-per all the way to the checkered flag. This time is was Baudoux that took the win, as Gremler claimed second, and Dave Bayer crossed the line a distant third. Currently, Dan Baudoux has a solid lead in the Super Truck points race with four wins to his credit so far this season. Dave Bayer sits in second place and longtime racer Gary Gottschalk occupies third place. Just behind the Super Truck pack of racers was the Formula 4x4 group. It looked like Dave Miah had his suspension prob-lems from the day before cured, as he led nearly wire to wire for his second win of the year. Charlie Bell had his Ford F-150 running really strong for another second place finish. Saturday's winner, Brad LeMarche· had an overheat-ing issue that slowed his pace enroute to an eighth straight podium finish taking third place. The Formula 4x4 class has re-ally seen some great improvements ot only in the size of their class, but the speed of the top racers. In Round 8, Dave Miah had fast lap of the race for not only his class, but the time was quicker than any of the Super Trucks that were rac-ing at the s;ime time. Brad LeMarche has a com-manding points lead, 33 points over his next competitor, Milan Mazanec. The 1600 Buggy action saw some new names running at the front of the field. For much of the race Chris Ernster and Dillion Re-imer held the top two positions. It took nearly all eight laps before the top two veterans in the class, Mark Steinhardt and Brad Erick-son found their way to the front. Continued on page 28 Al Konitzer took second in Super Stock Truck in Round 7. A/finished Shawn Morris leads Brad Lovell and Luke Johnson in the Pro Lite Mitch Dorr didn't have the best of weekends, he finished 16th in in third place in Round 8, seen here at the mandatory yellow restart. department. Shawn finished in fifth place in both Rounds 7 and 8. Pro Lite in Round 7 and he was the 10th place finisher in Round 8. Dusty Times November 2011 Page 27

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Last lap passes gave Erickson the win, as Steinhardt finished sec-ond, and twenty year old Dillion Reimer crossed the finish in third. This was Reimer's first podium finish in his career. Brad Erickson now holds a twenty point lead over Mark Steinhardt in the 1600 Buggy Championship. The PRO-Light bunch was next and it was some of the best racing of the year. Shaun Morris was on the pole and took the early lead, followed closely by Sam Hubinette and Brad Lovell. AB the field was passing by the starter's stand for the first time, several drivers really drove hard off the Red Bull table top, nearly ending their day early. One driver that came off the table harder than the rest was Michael Baker. Baker came off the table top with too much speed going end over end twice, in the air, before landing back on his Ford Ranger's wheels. The truck was done for the day, as Baker was badly bruised, but was in good spirits later that day. Meanwhile, Hubinette took over the lead on lap two as An-drew Caddell was quickly moving forward to challenge Hubinette for the lead. By the halfway man-datory caution on lap five, CJ Greaves was making his presence known with a move into fourth place, just behind Brad Lovell. The final five laps saw Hu-binette hold off Caddell for his third win of the season. Caddell landed on the podium for sixth time this season, and a resurging CJ Greaves finished third, his best finish since the opening weekend at Red Bud. The Oakley Bomb went to Andrew Caddell for set-ting the fastest lap, on lap eight. The season long points battle has Caddell eleven points up on fellow RAM racer Sam Hubinette. Casey Currie, after retiring on lap two, is now fourteen points behind Hubinette in third place. The Super Stock Trucks lined up and officials hoped that some of the over-aggressive driving from the day before would be put to rest, after the class had an early morning visit from USAC officials. The front row saw Al Konitzer and Jerry Conrad on the front row, with many of the top per-formers in the class starting well back in the field. Konitzer and Conrad took advantage of their starting spots and ran at the front of the pack all eight laps; while Scott Beauchamp, Danny Beau-champ, and Brock Smith, all from Upper Michigan were working their way to the front. With two laps to go, Smith caught a con-crete barrier, tearing off the left front corner of his Ford, ending his day. The Beauchamp cousins had caught Konitzer and Conrad Sam Hubinette (left) took the gold medal in the Pro lite action in Round 8. Sam was the silver medal winner in ttie Round 7 action. and with one lap to go the run-ning order was Konitzer, Danny Beauchamp, Jerry Conrad, and Scott Beauchamp. Then coming through the fi-nal turn less than fifty feet from the finish, it happened. Danny Beauchamp made contact with Konitzer, sending him into a spin, allowing Danny Beauchamp to cross the finish line first. The spinning Konitzer slowed the pace of Conrad, allowing Scott Beauchamp to cross the finish in second, followed by Conrad, and then a battered Konitzer. Immediately, race officials ne-gated the first place finish by Dan-ny Beauchamp. Then the drama began. Track workers brought Konitzer, Conrad, and Scott Beau-champ up to the podium for their interviews, but the race officials were still working on the finish-ing order. The crowd around the podium was huge, and the antici-pation was overwhelming. After about fifteen minutes, the win was awarded to Scott Beauchamp, with second to Jerry Conrad, and third to Al Konitzer. The hometown crowd erupted with a loud cheer for their guy, Scott Beauchamp. After sweeping the weekend in Bark River, Scott Beauchamp has a thirty five point lead over the second place team of Brent and Brock Smith. If the Super Stock Truck didn't have enough drama, all you had to do was get ready for the PRO-2WD trucks. During this round Keith Steele was once again sub-stituting for the injured Rob Mac-Cachern, and as mentioned be-fore was starting at the tail end of the field. The front row had the Toyota of Marty Hart on the pole, with Scott Taylor's Ford to his right. AB the field went green flag racing, Hart took the lead, as Taylor went spinning and over the outside wall of the horseshoe turn. Somehow Taylor didn't roll, but was now well behind the rest of the field. The next four laps saw Chad Hord work his way into second place and was applying pressure to the leader Marty Hart, as the field came to the mandatory yellow lap. Behind Hord was Bryce Menzies, and a resurgent Jeff Kincaid. When the field went back to green flag racing, Hord make a great move on Hart to take the lead right in front of grandstands. The capacity crowd went wild, but the lead was short lived. As Hord make his way toward the Cem-etery Turn, the fastest section on the track, he lost his steering and rubbed up against the guardrail and caused a big dust cloud. All but three of the PRO-2WD got caught up in the melee. Immedi-ately race officials brought out the red flag. All the drivers were fine, but most of the trucks were not. Once everything was cleared up, only three trucks were left run-ning. The final three laps saw Jeff Kincaid, Keith Steele, and Mike Oberg as the only trucks that were able to continue at full power. Initially Steele was given the green light to go run hard with Kincaid, but after one lap Jenkins Brothers Racing crew chief, Kenny Kincaid, requested Steele to back off to ensure a great points day. Jeff Kincaid took the win and the Oakley Bomb Award, as Keith Steele finished second, and Mike Oberg crossed the line in third place After Round 8, the team of Rob MacCachern and Keith Steele leads the PRO-2WD Champions by six points over Bryce Menzies, as Chad Hord is now in third place another twenty-six markers back. The final Sportsman race of the weekend was the Super Buggy group. Somehow after travelling nearly seven hundred'. miles to run back and forth to his shop in Illinois for some driveline compo-nents, John Frana was lined up at the pole position to start Round 8. Meanwhile• Round 7 winner, CJ Greaves started back in the tenth position. When the field went racing, Frana immediately opened up a Larry Job finished in the Super Buggy make-up round, second in Round 7 and fourth in the eighth round action, seen here nicely airborne. sizeable gap on the entire field. RAM went onto victory. The AWD Honda powered Super While this was going on, the Buggy was over four seconds faster Jenkins Brothers were having their than second place Scott Schwalbe own family feud. At the finish on the opening lap. By the man- Mark Jenkins took second place, datory yellow, New Jersey's Bob as brother Mike came across in Klaus was second, with Greaves third. Scott Douglas had a nice up into third place. comeback after his flat tire to On the restart, Klaus faltered, come home in fourth. Johnny moving Greaves to second, the Greaves did win the Oakley Bomb VW powered buggy of Steve Krie- again with a blistering lap time of man to third, and a resurging Lar-lminute 20 seconds on the white ry Job into fourth. The top four flag lap. remained unchanged all the way Needless to say, the Bark River to the checkered flag. Officially it crowd has a ton of Johnny Greaves was Frana in first, Greaves next in fans, and when RJ crossed the fin-second, and Krieman in third. ish in first as Greaves' truck was The Super Buggy Champi- sitting out of commission just a onship points standings has CJ hundred feet from the finish, the Greaves eleven points in front of crowd let Ricky know their opin-second place Larry Job. Steve Krie- ion. Even the spotters from both man is another twenty five mark- teams were overly vocal to one an-ers back in third, with Bob Klaus other. The actions by both teams just five off of third place. led USAC officials to fine both The final showdown of the crew chiefs, as well as put them weekend was PRO-4x4. All in at-on probation until the end of the tendance continued to wonder if race season. Additionally, USAC the intense battle between Ricky officials penalized Ricky Johnson Johnson and Johnny Greaves two points for the rough driving would continue, or would Scott incident at the end of the race. Douglas and the Jenkins Brothers After everything calmed down, show they had the muscle to take Johnny Greaves and Ricky John- " the top spot on the podium. son are tied for the PRO-4x4 The start saw Douglas with a Championship title, with Scott sizeable lead on the opening lap, Douglas only eight points be-but just before the mandatory yel-hind the leaders. This will make low Greaves had made up the dif-the next stop in Crandon very ference and moved into the lead. interesting. During the yellow lap, Douglas With TORC Rounds 7 and 8 in went into the Hot Pits to change a the record books, the Bark River flat right rear tire. It put Douglas Lions Club continues to host one well behind at the restart and un-of the premier short-course off-fortunately out of contention. road events in the country. The Meanwhile, the restart put record breaking crowd, the awe-Ricky Johnson right on the bum- some facility, all the incredible per of Johnny Greaves. The ten- volunteers that make the weekend sion was so thick at Bark River happen, and of course, the Sports-Off-Road Raceway you felt it just man and PRO competitors of the sitting in the grandstands. The TORC series, all deserve a round final four laps saw Johnson glued of applause. to the rear bumper of Greaves. On When TORC decided to create the final lap, as Greaves came of a reality series with their television the second to last corner before package, I don't think they could the finish, a determined Johnson have asked for better content than tried an inside move, which caused the racing and the backdrop of the two rivals to come together. Bark River. Then again the next The contact sent Greaves' Toyota race will be at "The Big House" in into the retaining wall as Johnson's Crandon, Wisconsin. ~,c:-Scott Douglas flies his Ford high, wide and handsome, Scott finished Keith Steele, in for an injured MacCachren, finished seventh in Round Mike Oberg (right) finished in eighth place in Round 7 and won the third in Pro 4x4 Round 7 and he was fourth in the Round 8 action. 7 Pro 2WD and was the second place finisher in Round 8. Bronze Medal in the Round 8 Pro 2WD action. Page 28 November 2011 Dusty Times

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Trail Notes ... from page 7 local Rally event organizers. In the upcoming season, Rally America will make the series more accessible and build more excitement for fans, sponsors, drivers, and teams. For 2012, the six Rally events will stretch from coast to coast and are scheduled to run through September. Rally America organizers have moved the Seattle, Washington-based Olympus Rally to September from April and have pushed back the Portland, Oregon-based Oregon Trail Rally by a few weeks to allow more time between it and the Susquehannock Trail Performance Rally in Wellsboro, PA in early June. This new National Championship schedule for 2012 accomplishes two goals. First, it extends the Rally season into the fall, and secondly, it eliminates the compacting of half the Championship into less than two months. Rally America is in the process of evaluating the addition of a seventh National Championship Series event in 2013. The 2012 Rally America National Championship Series dates and locations are listed in the Happenings section of of this month's Dusty Times. The company also announced it was reverting back to its original name Rally America, Inc. B LUERIBBON COALITION, INC.• T RAIL A CCESS F EATURED A T CONGRESSIONAL HEARING -Sacramento (September 20) - A congressional subcommittee held a field hearing in Northern California that was focused on trail access to federal timber lands. The House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands heard formal testimony on September 19 in the State Capitol from OHV leaders, Forest Service, county officials, union representatives, sportsmen, and anti-access groups. Most of the testimony and questions were centered on route closures, excessive event permitting fees, failure by the agency to coordinate with local counties, forest management, and burdensome regulations. Don Amador, Western Representative for the BlueRibbon Coalition, stated, "I believe there has been a significant sea-change in the land-use debate when you have trail access being featured at a Congressional hearing. That was not happening just a few years ago." "OHV enthusiasts should be encouraged now that trail access and other issues impacting responsible recreational use of public lands are being addressed in a serious manner by elected federal officials. This hearing is a case-study in how the travel management rule has been misused to effect landscape level closures of historic roads and trails in California," Amador concluded. MUST VIEW! --Link to Hearing http:/ / Calendar/EventSingle.aspx?EventlDc258843 Link to Sacramento Bee Capitol Alert http:/ /6 logs .sac bee. com/ cap i to lalertla test/2011/09 /federal-public-land-po I icies-6. html VORRA ANNOUNCES 2012 RACE SERIES THAT INCLUDES USA 500 AND RETURNING TO FALLON FOR A 250 MILE NIGHT RACE - Race organizers expanding contingency program and schedule that lowers fees as car counts increase. Valley Off Road Racing Association (VORRA) unveiled its 2012 race series, with plans to expand on the popular USA 500 and returning to Fallon, Nevada for a 250-mile night race. VORRA, which celebrated its 35th anniversary in 2010, is one of the only off road series in the U.S. to offer a mix of short course and desert races. In 2011 series organizers added the USA 500 and "The 24" desert endurance race, during which winner Sam Berri recorded the longest desert race distance in the U.S., covering 1,024 miles. "For 2012, we want to build on the success of the USA 500 and revisit a racer favorite, the Fallon 250 night race," said Race Director Wes Harbor. "We'll also be launching an expanded contingency program and doing proactive outreach to new racers." The 2012 series also includes four short course races at Prairie City OHV Park east of Sacramento, Calif., and the Yerington 300, one ofVORRA's most popular courses complete with the traditional parade down Main Street. VORRA will also unveil an expanded contingency program with more sponsors and continue its one of a kind entry fee schedule that reduces fees as car counts increase. VORRA's entry fees are already some of the most affordable in off road racing. "We listened to our racers and designed the 2012 season to provide a challenging and diverse set of races that won't break the bank," Harbor said. "We'll also be working to introduce a whole new generation of racers to the sport. It's going to be an exciting year." See the complete race schedule in this month's Happenings. B ISHOP AND R o s MAcCACHREN INDUCTED INTO THE O FF-ROAD MoTORSPORTS HALL OF FAME -Induction Ceremony Held in Conjunction with the 2011 Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo. October 10, 2011 (Pomona, CA) -The off-road industry gathered Friday in Pomona, California to celebrate Ron Bishop and Rob MacCachren's induction into the Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame. The two inductees share a rich history in the off-road racing arena. Ron Bishop, introduced by his longtime support crew of Dale Johnson and Don Graves, is a noted and celebrated motorcycle racer and carries the distinction as the only man on two-wheels to compete in the first forty Baja 1000 races. He is also an Inductee in the American Motorcross Association Hall of Fame. As a pioneer in the sport, he raced extensively as well as developed products including the first halogen lighting system for riders. Bishop humbly accepted the award and recounted colorful stories from his rich racing history. He currently owns and operates Ron Bishop Motorcycles in Escondido, California. Rob MacCachren, a young entry at forty-six years old, has been racing trucks extensively for thirty years. He is considered a master of many types of racing including desert and short course. Longtime suppor.ter Frank DeAngelo of Jackson Marketing Group introduced MacCachren noting his 188 race wins, five SCORE Baja 500 visctories, five Baja 1000 victories, three Borg Warner Cup Trophies and three Governor Cup Trophies. BFGoodrich, a sponsor of the evening, named MacCachren Person of the Year in 2007. A native of Las Vegas, Nevada, MacCachren delivered a moving speech giving thanks to the many who have supported him. All Inductees in the Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame must be nominated and voted on by committee through a stringent selection process. Inductees must have had at least fifteen years experience and involvement in off-road motorsports. The inductees must have built, designed, driven, maintained, owned, prepared, piloted, promoted, ridden or supported an off-road vehicle. They are characterized by their desire to win, the mastery of their field and their courage to innovate. Categories for induction include Competition, Recreation and Pioneer. Each person has made a significant contribution to off-road motorsports in at least one of the following aspects: Business, History, Design, Engineering, Prestige of the Sport, and/ or Growth of the Sport. Bishop and MacCachren enter an exclusive Hall of Fame of icons and notables including James Garner, Parnelli Jones, Steve McQueen, Malcolm Smith, Rod Hall, Ivan "Ironman" Stewart and Walker Evans to name a few. To learn more about Ron Bishop, log on to Ron Bishop Motorcycles. The evening was made possible through the generous partnerships of BFGoodrich Tires, Sunoco, MasterCraft Safety, 4Wheel & Off-Road Magazine, 4Wheel Drive Magazine, Rod Hall Events and Soulside Network. In conjunction with the evening was a fundraising auction including memorabilia from the sport's legends and a coveted 2012 Griffin King of the Hammers qualifying spot generously donated by Griffin Thermal Products. 2 7 SCORE RACERS REMAIN IN HUNT FOR T OYOTA MILESTONE AWARDS IN 12 PRO CLASSES -Heading to the season-ending 44th annual Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 nearly 300 entries are expected in Ensenada, Mexico for the SCORE Desert Series race Nov. 17-20. Following the fourth of five races in the 2011 SCORE Desert Series, 27 of SCORE's toughest drivers remain in the hunt to earn 2011 SCORE Toyota Milestone Awards. Leading the way are eight racers in the featured SCORE Trophy-Truck division and four in the Class 1 for unlimited open-wheelers. The eight SCORE Trophy-Truck drivers who have completed every race mile so far this season are: Bryce Menzies, Las Vegas (No. 70, Ford F-150), Rob MacCachren, Las Vegas (No. 20, Ford F-150), Gus Vildosola Jr., Mexicali, Mexico (No. 21, Ford F-150), Pete Sohren, Phoenix (No. 2, Ford F-150), Gary Weyhrich, Troutdale, Ore. (No. 98, Ford F-150), Adam Householder, Orange, Calif. (No. 24, Chevy Silverado), Jesse Ashcraft, San Marcos, Calif. (No. 78, Ford F-150) and Ken Losch, Tempe Ariz. (No. 10, Chevy Silverado). Nearly entries are expected to compete in 35 Pro and 6 Sportsman classes for cars and trucks in the upcoming 44th Annual Tecate SCORE Baja 1000, the granddaddy of all desert races. The season finale of the five-race 2011 SCORE Desert Series will be held Nov. 17-20 in Ensenada, Mexico. With late entries accepted up until race morning, entries from nearly 35 US States and 15 countries are expected to take the green flag in the 692.82-mile course. Pre-race festivities will be held in Ensenada on Thursday, Nov. 17, and the elapsed-time race will start at 6:30 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 18 with a 32-hour time limit. The awards celebration will be held at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 20, poolside at the San Nicolas Resort in Ensenada. Toyota is presenting these prestigious awards to the world's toughest desert racers for the 26th consecutive year. The Toyota Milestone awards will go to those pro car and truck drivers who finish every required mile in the five-race 2011 SCORE Desert Series, the World's Foremost Desert Racing Series. "Toyota is proud to honor the world's best desert racing drivers," said Les Unger, national motorsports manager at Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A. "For over a quarter of a century, Toyota has had the privilege of presenting the SCORE Toyota Milestone Awards to the toughest racers on the planet." 2011 SCORE Toyota Milestone Awards. 27 Racers have completed every required mile after four rounds in the five-race 2011 SCORE Desert Series): SCORE Trophy-Truck: Bryce Menzies, Gus Vildosola Jr., Rob MacCachren, Pete Sohren, Adam Householder, Gary Weyhrich, Jesse Ashcraft, Ken Losch. Class 1: Justin Davis, Dan Martin, Brian Parkhouse, Daniel McMillin. Class 1-2/1600: Luke McMillin, Brad Wilson, Arturo Velazco. Class 5: Kevin Carr, Cody Kellogg. Class 6: Heidi Steele, Marc Burnett. Class 7: Dan Chamlee. Class 8: Justin Matney. Class 10: Sergio Salgado. SCORE Lite: Rafael Navarro IV, Zak Langley. Protruck: Jessica McMillin. Class 7-2: Wes Bevly IV. Class 4: Clyde Stacy. For more information regarding the SCORE Desert Series, visit www.score-international. com. HDRA R ETURNS TO THE D ESERT -High Desert Racing Association (HDRA) announces their re-entry into desert race operations to promote professional desert races in the Nevada-Southern California-Arizona areas. This announcement was made in conjunction with the World Premier of the Desert People 9 production at the Roger Norman Motorsports complex in EI Cajon. The group of Roger Norman, Robert Gross and Ken Flippin now own all rights to the HDRA name and assets. Norman is a well-known professional off-road racer, and both Gross and Flippin were previously associated with another off-road race sanctioning group. "Cost reduction to racers is the long-term goal of this HDRA organization while providing racers with quality events that are cost-effective, safe and innovative. Currently, event organizer costs are being passed on to the racers through their high entry fees", stated Norman. 'We are actively soliciting major sponsorships to help offset event costs and to provide sponsors a highly visible platform to showcase their products. Currently, there are very few opportunities for the average off-road racer to compete unless they go to Mexico at great expense, or race on the heavily over-used areas in Southern California", said Gross. "Our 2012 schedule reflects our commitment to Southwest area racers for a variety of events and locations while keeping their time and travel costs in mind", he continued. Joining Gross and Flippin at HDRA are other core personnel who have teamed with them in previous race operations. "This group represent: combined experience of over 245 total years in motorsports as owners, drivers and racecourse design and promotion", said Gross. 'We have the pulse and background of the sport and everyone involved is a visionary towards the future growth of desert racing". The HDRA organization is now based in the Las Vegas NV area. The late Walt Lott originally founded HDRA, and it was a long time race promotion organization specializing in premier desert events including the famed Mint 400 and the annual Firecracker 250. Following Mr. Lot's untimely death, the organization faded from the desert-racing scene. Today's new HDRA is totally dedicated to the goal of cost-effective events for racers that are designed by racers. The 2012 HDRA race schedule may be seeh in the Happenings section of this month's Dusty Times. HDRA 2012 R ULE BooK IS AVAILABLE N ow! -This rulebook embraces the cutting edge of the off-road racing industry today. To benefit the racers, we analyzed the rules that you operate under when racing with different organizations, and we have developed our rulebook to encompass the same guidelines in as many areas as possible. Our goal was to minimize the need for modifications to your equipment or race programs for racing HDRA in 2012. We have been able to achieve this by having the same or very similar rule requirements to those you are already racing under. As our sport has moved forward certain classes have developed that require more specific guidelines to eliminate gray areas in the rules. We have initiated minor modifications to clarify these issues. A major area of concern was the 1450 class where huge discrepancies exist in levels of equipment in competition. After considerable discussion with individuals actually competing in this class, we developed three separate classes to level the playing field. Class 2000 is a new class for the grass roots, drive-to-work truck. It has minimal modifications and retains the stock front suspension location and rear leaf springs. Class 1400 is designed for trucks that are more highly modified, primarily in the suspension area. This is the class for individuals who are in the process of doing a competition build on their truck. Heavy Metal is the class for trucks where the owners are really racy and have the full-on race truck ready to roll to the starting line. For your convenience, the entire rulebook is in printable form and we encourage you to print and read this rulebook thoroughly. It contains a wealth of information. Download a pdf version of the rule book at www. Thank you ... We're looking forward to seeing each of you at our 2012 events! HDRA - For Racers ... By Racers! Dusty Times November 2011 Page 29

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8<6> REGIONAL AT GLEN HELEN Desautels Wins Big By Homer Eubanks Photos: Track.side Photo Ryan Desautels beat out 23 other trucks to take the gold medal at Glen Helen, he's seen here nicely airborne on his way to the checkers. Kevin Sacalas was the big winner in the Camburg Mini Open contest, Kevin flew nicely to a 24 second win at Glen Helen. The Lucas Oil Regional se-Oil at the end of the day with ries presented by Daystar once a happy hour featuring re-again provided short course duced drink prices by Pit Stop fans with a full day of racing BBQ, the season champion-entertainment over the 1 mile ship awards ceremony and live course at Glen Helen Race-music from the group Paxton, way. This, the fourth and final Davis & Ballew. of the 2011 series, brought The biggest class of the day out the buggy, kart, UTV and was the Beehive 1450's with truck classes, with the ever 25 taking the course for the popular Beehive 1450 Clas-heat race. On the start Ryan sic attracting a large group Desautels managed to read of drivers to battle for the the flagger and jumped out top podium spots, cash and front. Desautels didn't look prizes. The hardy short course back to see Dustin Loppnow fans were also uests of Lucas roll after the whoop section It was a fairly easy win for Sheldon Creed in the Superlite contest, he had a bit over nine seconds in hand when he took the checkers. Steve Greinke made it look easy, Steve took the win in the Pro Buggy fracas, Steve had 23 seconds in hand when he took the checkered flag. who was unable to restart after loseing both rear wheels off the truck. On the restart Desautels held the lead to see the checkers before Dan Vance and Dan Chamlae fin-ished third. A lot of attrition occurred in the main event but Ryan Desautels was not involved and took his second win of the day. Dan Vance had trailed him most of the race and held second with Marquis Pulido racing under the checkers third. Dan Vance didn't mind his second phi"ce " in the main event as he took the season overall champion-ship by a wide margin over Clifford Murray III (125-80). Brain Cannon took third on Sheldon Creed leads Mitch Guthrie as he heads to the Modified Kart win at Glen Helen, Sheldon had less than four seconds in hand at the finish. Curt Geer had a really good day, he was the big winner in the limited Buggy exercise, Curt beat a dozen other cars to take the win. the season. The So Cal Superlite class had nine entered with Shel-don Creed taking the heat win over Brent Fouch. Kyle Lucas was third. In the main event Kyle Lucas took the early lead with Creed a close second and Fouch was third. Before the mid-race caution Creed man-aged to take the lead and held it after the restart. A few laps later, while running second, Lucas had to pull off course. This gave second to Fouch but he soon had pressure form Jimmy Fitzpatrick who eventu-ally took second away. Fouch ended up third. Creed's win-ning the event gave him a total of 146 points on the sea-Brian Cannon finished in the second spot in the Mini Open at the Jimmy Fitzpatrick saves some tire wear as he flies to a second place Steve Estey took second place honors in the Pro Buggy contest at Glen, he's seen here just at liftoff on his way to the finish line. finish in the Superlite battle at the Glen Helen facility. the Glen, he's seen here nicely airborne as he heads for the flag. Page 30 November 2011 Dusty Times

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1 Jerett Brooks took the silver medal in the Modified Kart contest, he's Zachary Hunt ran hard but was only able to grab second place in Our high flier award goes to Gary Thompson, Gary was the second seen here hustling towards the sometimes elusive checkered flag. the Limited Buggy event, he's seen here soaring to the finish line. place finisher in the Unlimited UTV contest, seen here headin' home. son with Brent Fouch earning 142. Chad George was third on the season with 52. The Camburg Mini Open/ Icon Vehicle Dynamics Mini Stocks drew eight cars entered with only seven making it to the heat race. Taking the overall was Kevin Sacalas with Peter Mucciante second and Andrea Oathiakis third. The main event overall also was won by Sacalas but in this event Brian Cannon crossed over second and Peter Muc-ciante was third. Taking the season points in the Camburg Mini Open class was Brian Cannon with Peter Mucciante second and Jonathan Elkins third. Andrea Pathiakis won the Icon Vehicle Dynamics Mini Stocks championship by two points over Garrett Goor-sky. AJ Rodriguez was third. There were only five cars making up the Pro Buggy/ Desert Buggy/ Prolite class in the heat race. It was Steve Greinke taking the win over Matt Cook and Clint Briska was third. Steve Greinke again showed dominance in the main event with Steve Es-tey taking second and Clint Briska came in third. As the season overall awards it was Randy Minnier taking the overall Pro Buggy honors. Stephen Estey was second and Garret George was third. Mi-chael Meachum was the only Desert Buggy contestant. For the Alumi Craft Limit-ed Buggy / 1600/ Lite/ Class 9 competition 14 cars came out for the heat race. Curt Geer took the win with Zach-ery Hunt second and Ricky Guterrez finished third. In the main event Curt Geer took three laps before taking the lead away from Zachery Hunt but Hunt came back a few laps later to steal the lead. His dominance didn't last long as Geer was able to retake the lead and eventual win. Hunt held on for sec-ond with Zach Sizelove third. For the season limited buggy points Geer also took the overall with Hunt second. LJ Kennedy finished the season third. Taking the 1600 sea-son overall was Jason Helms with Kevin Streety second and Sahne Reed third. In the Lite Buggy and Class 9 champion-ship Steve Lang earned top honors with Giti Gowland second and Rob Macdonald third. The Black Rhino Unlim-The Unlimited UTV fracas was taken by Taylor George at the Glen, he's seen here nicely airborne on his way to the checkered flag. Cole Dexheimer took the Kart Jr 1 win at Glen Helen, he's seen here just a bit off the ground on his way to that wonderful checkered flag. Dusty Times ited UTV / SRl & Pilots/ TK Adult combined class brought out 12 contestants. In their heat race Robert Wilson took the win with Bryan Osborn ahead of Gary Thompson. When the green flag came out for the main it was Robert Wilson taking the early lead but he went inside turn two and Bryan Osborn was able to sling past on the outside. Back in the pack Taylor George was moving up towards the front runners and just before the yellow George had moved to second behind Osborn. Short-ly after Osborn suffered some handling issues and dropped back in the pack. When the race restarted George held the pedal down through the PINCH BOSSES II UNIBAll CUPS 0-CEl BY HIITCIINB November 2011 whoops to take the lead. Once in the lead George kept the guys behind her to take the overall with Gary Thompson taking second and Robert Wil-son third. When it came time to tally up the season points Tyler Winbury and Taylor George had both earned 199 points. Jacob Shaw was third with 93 earned points. A total of seven Synergy Electric Modified Karts came out for the heat race that was won by Mitch Guthrie Jr. Sheldon Creed crossed over second with Trent Williams third. At the start of the main event Sheldon Creed took the early lead with Guthrie and Anthony Busnardo close by. Guthrie got loose in turn two allowing Creed and Guth-rie to get clear. A little later Guthrie got up on his side al-lowing Creed to get clear from the rest of the pack. Anthony Busnardo recovered from his earlier error and tried to close the gap between him and Creed. While trying to chase Creed down Busnardo took a nasty roll going into the rough section. He was alright and was able to shake things off and return, but he was no longer in contention. When the race dust had settled it was Creed taking the overall with Jerett Brooks second and Bryan Osborn third. For the season overall Sheldon Creed had earned 195 points with Continued on page 32 ,,,__ -~ .,,_ --~ .. ~ ~-~-~ ~~-= ~ -"""""""'~~= -v ~=-,,, ll#E RESH R SYSTEM RACE RADIOS -,~ KENWBBB !:I:? Page 31

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Jaydn Winbury took second place honors in the Kart Jr 1 contest, Second place in Kart Jr 2 was awarded to Jeremy Davis, here he A mud spattered vehicle, Marquis Pulido was the third place finisher he's seen here leading the class winner earlier in the race. leads two other contestants earlier in the contest at the Glen. in class, he's seen here haulin' lots of mud to the finish line. Mitch Guthrie Jr totaling 189 and Bryan Osborn was third with 178. Kart 2 When the CMI Kart 2 field battled in the heat race it was Myles Creek seeing the check-ers before Shelby Anderson. Isabella Busnardo finished third. For the main event Busnardo took the early lead but Jeremy Davis took over when she spun dropping her to fifth. Davis lost the lead a couple of laps later to Myles Creek who was able to hold off any other attempts to win the event and also secured his season championship. Jeremy Davis held on for second and was also second on the sea-son. Hailie Deegan hounded Shelby Anderson throughout the later part of the race and took third at the finish line. When the points were added up for the season Anderson was third overall and Deegan had to settle for fourth. Kart 1 There were 12 Ortega Jr 1 Karts on course for the five lap heat race that Sammy Guiterrez won. Cole Dexhei-Miles Cheek took the Kart Jr 2 class win with almost six seconds in hand, he's seen here flying his way to the checkered flag. mer was a close second with After the mid-race yellow re-Travis Pecoy third. When it start Dexheimer managed to came down to the main event slip by the early leader and it was Jayden Winbury taking headed straight for the check-the early lead. Guiterrez made ers. Winbury held second wile an effort on the start to take Christopher Poloorde finished Winbury's lead but got off third. Travis Pecoy ended the course and stalled loosing a event fourth but a big smile lap before getting back into crossed his face knowing he the action. Winbury was able was the season champion. to pull some breathing room Dexheimer was second for the from Cole Dexheimer and Tra-season and Philip Winbury vis Pecoy was running third. was third. __ . .,,, The off-road racing world has lost two truly good people with the untimely deaths of Rick Huseman and his brother Jeff on Sunday, October, 16th. Rick was a true gentleman, and was very much respected by his colleagues and throughout the entire off-road l community, and will be sorely missed. This is a huge loss. We at Kartek Off-Road would like to extend our deepest sympathies to Rick and Jeff's family and friends during this extremely difficult time. They were friends to us, as were to many, and we share in the loss as well. Godspeed men, you will always be in our thoughts. Page 32 November 2011 Dan Vance had to settle for a second place finish at Glen Helen, Dan was three seconds and change in arrears at the checkered flag. DUHliJ~IIIBH DON'T FORGET Now Is The Time To Order That Dusty Times Subscription For A Family Member or crew Member use The Subscrription Form on Page 3 Of This Issue or co Online To And Order Via Paypal As Dusty Times continues It's 28Th Year Of Publication Let Us Thank All Of You For Your Support over The Years. p.'E.~ IIDFNIII 11;.,.,,.,.. Visit DUI' -llslte at --.duttJti-.COffl Dusty Times

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l&S.1'.111 PARKER 4DD -1990 VERSION Ivan Stewart overall By Judy Smith Photos: Trackside Photo Ivan "The Iron Man* Stewart found the revised SCORE International Parker 400 course to his liking. Stewart posted the overall victory with his Class 1/2 Toyota, while others suffered problems in the rough Arizona desert terrain. SCORE's Parker 400, first event Stewart found it to his liking, as encompassed a patch of desert on of the 1990 SCORE/HDRA Des- he charged to victory circle in his each side of the Colorado River, ert Series, had a new format, cour- Toyota funny-truck. making it both a California and tesy of the desert tortoise, and Ivan The race, which has always an Arizona event, was run entirely David Ashley had a trouble free run as he took his Ford Bronco to first place in Class 3/14 at the Parker 400 SCORE seasor:, opener. in Arizona this year, after the BLM withdrew permission for the event to run in California. They cited concerns for the desert tortoise, recently put on the endangered list, as the reason for the lost permit. SCORE made some rapid ad-justments and came up with a two-race schedule for the Arizona course which served the purpose admirably. It was, of course, neces-sary to separate the bikes and ATVs from the danger of the bigger and heavier cars and trucks, so SCORE employed the simple expedient of scheduling their race for early in the morning, and making it into a , two-lap event, so they'd be finished for the most part before any cars came along. The cars were then The father and son team of Mike and Morley Williams had an adventuresome day, but led the Class 1/2-1600 field home in their MEGO. given a start time of 11 a.m., and they had a three lap race to run. In order to make up for some of the amputated mileage, SCORE added about 30 miles to the famil-iar Arizona lap, bringing its total up to approximately 114 miles, for a three lap total of 342. It was actually about six miles longer than that, because the start area was moved to the street in front of the Blue Water Marina, which is right on the river, where there was ad-equate room for staging, and then the racers traveled up Osborne Wash to join the main part of the course near Shea Road. Another major change at Parker was the layout of the main pit area, which has always been on the Ari-zona side, adjacent to Shea Road, and spreading out from both sides of the course into the shrubbery. For the frantic racer trying to find his pit, it was a disaster. And for the unwary spectator, walking or driving through the pit area, it was hazardous in the extreme. This year SCORE went to a one-sided pit row, which had been lengthened by making it describe a long snaky arc along the perimeter of the available space. Now the pits curved around the outside of the spectator parking and the food stands, and if a racer needed to pull off, it would be to the left only. He would not have to travel roads that were also being used by specta-tors, or that could have two-way .., -traffic as in the past. It so simple in concept that it had to work. And it did. In addition to chang-ing the design of pit row, SCORE imposed a 25 mile per hour speed limit in the pit area, to further enhance safety in the pits. Several racers missed the announcement of the speed limit, or else were un-able to accurately judge the correct speed, but for the most part, even the most lead-footed among them managed to clunk sedately through the pits, looking a bit awkward, but non-threatening. The combination of Classes 1 and 2 into "Class 1/2", for one or two-seat unlimited vehicles, produced a group of 50 cars, which started at the front of the pack. Fourteen of them were unable to make it through lap one, but Troy Herbst, in the single seat Porsche powered Chenowth, covered the 120 miles in just under two hours, to take the lead. He had Mark Hamilton, in a Porsche Raceco, close behind him, and just over a minute later it was Tim and Ed Herbst. Troy's brothers, in another Porsche Chenowth, this one a two-seater. Brian Collins, in another Porsche Chenowth two seater was 38 seconds behind them, and then came Marty Letner, a past four time winner at Parker, in a Type IV powered Raceco, just eight seconds later. In sixth place it was Frank Snook and Eric Arras, in their VW Continued an page 34 Mark Hamilton and his Porsche powered Raceco made Ivan Stewart Jerry Penhall and Bud Feldkamp had a good day in their Class 1/2 Fourth overall in the Parker 400 was the Toyota powered raceco of work for his win in the Parker 400. Despite engine problems, he Raceco/Porsche, finishing third overall in the standings with only a Jim Greenway and Craig Watkins, the pair splitting the driving duties finished a fine second overall with his 1/2 Raceco/Porsche. single flat to mar their run. in their Class 1/2 entry. · Driving Solo, Danny letner brought his Porsche engined Raceco Class 1/2 entry across the Parker 400 finish line fifth in class, and TheMirageofJimSummersandRob Tolleson survived a momentary Class 1/2-1600 third place finishers Gary Sewell and Gary Jones sixth overall. lapse in navigation to collect second place in Class 1/2-1600. "play* in the sand at the season opener in their Lothringer. Dusty Times November 2011 Page 33

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Although Willy Higman would probably like to forget this moment, Willy Higman found the going a bit rough in the Parker 400, but Mike Spina drove his Bunderson solo to a fourth place in Class 1/ 2- he managed to finish fifth 1/2-1600 after spectators righted his managed a fifth in Class 1/2-1600 despite putting his Chenowth on 1600, only 61 seconds behind Sewell and Jones. Chenowth. its side during the first lap. ;:;:==;;;;:~=;;;;:=;;;;:;::::::=;;;;:=;;;;:=;;;;:=;;;;:=;;;;:=;;;;:=;;;;::::::; Driving this Jeep borrowed from Mike Schwellinger, Madelene lesle Don Adams and Larry Olsen suffered shifter problems with their (wife of Class 7 4x4 driver Mike lesle), and Curt leDuc took a fine Jeep Wrangler, but were able to come home second in Class 3/14. t"-h"'ir-"d-'-in...:...:;3.:...'/'--14'-".-------------------Steve Kelley and Ben Metcalf tried hard, but had to settle for second place in Class 4 after suffering axle problems with their Chevrolet 4x4. two-seat Raceco. The differential between first and sixth place was just three minutes and 58 seconds. These folks made it around and were into their second lap before all of the entrants in the race had been started, but they still found themselves in slow traffic on lap two. Because it was six or seven miles shorter than the first lap the times look quicker, and, in fact. Herbst recorded the fast lap of the race on lap two, with 1:57:53.5. But Hamilton, in spite of an intermittent fuel starva-tion problem, was St\ll hot on his tail, and now Ivan Stewart, in his single seat Toyota, ran third, only a minute and 27 seconds behind Hamilton. In fourth place it was Jack Johnson, who has moved up from Class 4 in his tubular chas-sis Nissan. The front wheel drive has been removed, to make the vehicle lighter, and Johnson was pleased to be starting closer to the front of the. field, where, presum-_ably, there's a better chance at an overall win. Danny Letner was now running fifth behind him, in. his two-seat Porsche Raceco, and Craig Watkins had taken over f9r Jim Greenway, in Jim's Toyota powered Raceco two-seater, and ran sixth. Herbst was having a good day, and he maintained his lead almost to the end, only to see it all go away when a c.v. joint broke about 50 feet from the finish line. An over-eager group of bystanders and fans rushed out and pushed him across the finish line, but a car must fin-ish under its own power, or being pushed by its driver, for the finish to be legal. There was some discus-sion about jamming·the axle, then pushing him back behind the line to where the c.v. broke, and letting Home o, The Race lluto • I • .... I • I • .iliafl,,,.. • •• I t e. Q • • I ~~~~c~~;m.;~rn"'I., ------------------------="""'-.::..-.-------------------------t Race ear I Pre Runner I sand ear • 818-998-2739 9763 VARIEL AVENUE, CHATSWORTH, CA 91311 Page 34 November 2011 him limp it across the finish line elapsed time of 6 hours and one for a legal finish, but Herbst had minute. Hamilton whose car had apparently got word that he was in been stalling on the last lap, was trouble for violating the speed limit second, about 20 minutes later. In in the pits, which he'd done, so he third it was Jery Penhall and Bud vetoed his friends' offers of help, Feldkamp who'd had a good day and his beautiful race just evapo- •in their Porsche powered Raceco, rated as he sat there. with only one flat, and then Gre-Stewart, meanwhile, was hav- enway and Watkins, finishing with ing "the kind of day you dream Greenway in the passenger seat as about", finding the course just Craig drove, were fourth. Danny rough enough to give him a little Letner, who drove all the way, advantage, and having no real finished fifth. Bob Gordon, who'd problems. His engine had started had a multitude of difficulties, to miss a little on the -second lap, including a tie rod that came off, a just enough to worry him, but it brake caliper problem, and carbu-never failed, and he moved on. retor troubles, was sixth. steadily. He took the win, his The Class 8 trucks were the first at Parker since 1977, in the Continued on page 36 Rod Hall and Jim Fricker had it completely together at the Parker as they drove their 4x4 Dodge Ram Charger to a relatively easy victory in Class 4. Marty Hart ran a measured pace at the Parker 400 with his VW Beetle, and, despite a broken shock on the first lap, was rewarded with a strong first place in Class 5. Dusty Times

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Gene Norman and John Cooley brought their VW convertible home · • k • Second generation rcer Darren Hardesty and Kreston Pons had things second in Class 5 at the Parker 400 despite picking up a flat along David Pick, who had to change to a back up motor after blowing virtually their own way as they drove their Volkswagen Baja Bug to the way. his race engine in practice, kept his cool to earn third in Class 5. _an_ea_s~y_t._ir._st_,_n_C_la_s_s_5_-_16_0_0_. ____________ _ Larry Ragland and Clive Smith fought brake problems on their Chevrolet S-10 but finished first in Class 7 as the Parker course claimed all but three of the Class 7 field. second group to start, and a few of them had a hard time getting past the soft sand at the end of Osborne Wash, near where it crossed Shea Road and headed up to join the main course. Frank Vessels and his Chevy had no problems with it, however, and he stormed along the trail, making a big gap between himself and the next truck to come along. But it didn't last because he lost his driveline while still in the wash, then broke the steering arm bolts, and an upper balljoint. By all accounts Robby Gordon and his Ford took over the lead, and looked good until about three miles before the main pits, where he broke a sector shaft. This happened to be in a closed area, and, while his pit was in close communication with him and knew what had happened right away, they had to hoof it in to where he was to make repairs, and he lost 20 minutes to a half hour. Meanwhile, Scott McMillin, in a Ford, finished the lap in the lead, followed in by Dave Shoppe, in another Ford, 34 seconds behind him. Walker Evans ran third in his Dodge, another 35 seconds later, and then Greg Kishiyama had his new Ford in fourth place, followed by Chris Minor. in the GMC that Steve Kelley used to drive. Shoppe, whose son, Brant, was riding with him, ran the class fast lap on his second time around, at two hours and 30 seconds, to move into the lead. McMillin was now second, followed by Minor, and then Kishiyama, in fourth. In fifth it was Brian Stewart, driving the Dodge Steve McEachern drove last year. After being repaired and finish-ing his first lap, Gordon, who'd fallen back to about ninth place, had taken off in hot pursuit of the lead trucks, determined to push his truck as hard as it would go. It went hard, but not for long, and his mo-tor blew, making him a spectator. Vessels was still trying to finish his first lap. Shoppe's day came to an inglori-ous end also, as a major component of the rear shock/spring set up fell apart, and his crew needed hours for repairs. He put Brant into the l'lrad OI It 11111 vacation rentals available in the exclusive Indian Wells country Club in the sunny Palm Springs area of southern California. Two or three bedrooms, furnished for your complete relaxation, and, if you are a glutton for punishment, play golf on either of two beautiful courses. FYI, wireless internet and long distance phones calls (USA) included. starting at $4,500 in season (January thru April) or $2,300 per month out of season. Call (760) 345-6124 Page 36 November 2011 driver's seat for the last lap, but had fallen back to 11th place. McMillin inherited the lead, but then had to replace his battery, and Minor slipped by, having a trouble-free day, to take the win. McMillin finished four minutes be-hind him in second place, but was later penalized two positions for charging a check-point. Kishiyama, missing his windshield, finished third, and bumped up to second with McMillin's penalty, as Stew-art moved into third behind him. McMillin was officially fourth, and Mike Schuringa and Jeff Bonnet, in a Chevrolet, were fifth. Class 10 was the next group to start, and Fred Ronn put Bill Poe's Toyota powered ORE into the lead, with five minutes and 17 seconds on second place Mike Petersen and Pat Dean in a Toyota powered Chenowth. Running third was Jim Zupanovich in a Toyota JMR, and in fourth it was Pete McCowlen and Dennis Fry, their MECO pow-ered by a Volkswagen. Ray Croll and Tom Day were fifth, in another Toyota powered car, this one a Jimco, out for its first race. Ronn continued to lead, and he recorded the class fast lap, at 2:06:45.1, on lap two, building his lead to 15 minutes over Mike Zupanovich, who'd taken over from his dad. Ironically, the Poe/ Ronn car and the Zupanovich en-try come from the same race shop, and they were keeping their crew on its toes. McCowen and Fry were third now, but then never got their third lap completed. Croll and Day moved up to fourth, and Ed and Levi Beard, in a Toyota powered Chaparral, ran fifth, having some trouble with flats. Poe took over the driving on the last lap, and it was his misfortune to have the broken c.v. That didn't take too long to fix, and he went on, but then the throwout bearing did something fatal to the clutch, and put him out for good. Zupa-novich however, was having a clean ride, and came on in to get the team's first win since '83 and a very nice 8th place in the overall stand-ings. Croll and Day were second, about 20 minutes later, then it was the Beards, and in fourth Scott Flamson and Craig McCracken, in a VW powered Raceco. Dan Blain, in the Toyota Mirage, was fifth at the finish. For the statistically minded, that was four Toyotas in the first five, and a VW in fourth place, and those power plants were in five different brands of chassis. How things have changed. Class 4 was the next group to get the green flag, and Rod Hall Continued on page 38 Hometowner Spencer Low and co-driver Paul Delang took the lead with the Nissan in Class 7S on the first lap and stayed there to win with relative ease. Chris Minor and Dick Simpson played it conservatively and wound up winning the Class 8 truck division in Steve Kelley's ex-GMC pickup as the rest of the field found nothing but trouble on the revised Parker course. 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:. •. --.... .-.. ;;.,;. .:~ ....... ,:...,• -~'• --,-!"' Second in Class 5-1600 went to this Baja Bug driven by Kevin Davis Robert Knight and Greg Krough, who lost their windshield to a large Driving the same jeep Cherokee that was piloted by Evan Evans last and Tom Mace who paced themselves over the rugged course that sized rock, were third in 5-1600 after Manfred Howe and Mike Molina year, Scott Douglas overcame power steering problems on the first clf}imed many victims. were disqualified for a tech infraction. lap to win Class 6. .,,. ··" .. "'· ;, ;;, « .. ~ ~ . -# ... · ...... _ .... ...$, ,...,-"""'-..::. ........... ~ l-........ ., '· The father and son team of Jim and Mike Zupanovich profited from the mechanical ill-fortune that struck their rivals to record the Class 10 victory with their Toyota powered JMR. Saul Zambrano and John Howard took to the Parker desert with their Vlkswagen Beetle and came away with first place in Class 11, as the course claimed three of the five starters. put his Dodge into the lead early in the day, with the class fast lap, a quick 2:11:19.0. He had just over three minutes on Steve Kelley in his Chevy at the end of the lap, and Steve was being followed by Tim Pruett, in a Ford, about 30 minutes back. Eric Heiden and Les Barnett, in another Dodge, ran fourth, fol-lowed by Greg Hindson, in a Jeep. The only other starter, John Dyck and Jerry Sterling, in another Jeep, failed to finish the first lap. Hall's truck was in top racing form for this race, and as his navi-gator, Jim Fricker said later, "This time we raced!" He had 16 minutes on Kelley, who'd had an axle prob-lem, at the end of lap two. Pruett was still third, and the others fol-lowed in order. Hall's only problem all day was one flat, and he got to the check- lowed, in 36 seconds, by Topper Marking who ran second. In third ered flag first, and ninth overall, Horack, in a Chenowth. In fifth it now it was Brian and Scott Steele, to help guarantee an up-front start was John Marking and Gary Cog- in a )MR, who recorded the fast position for his class next time too. bill, in their Jimco, and Jim Sum- lap for the class, at 2: 18: 16.8, but Kelley was second, and 12th over-ners ran sixth 53 seconds behind then failed to finish their third lap. all, nine minutes later, Pruett, who them, in his Mirage. Willy Higman, who'd rolled on put rally driver Bill Holmes in to Williams put his father, Mor- lap one, had moved into fourth at drive the second half, was third, ley, in the car for lap two, and the end lap two, in his Chenowth, also having a trouble free race. they moved to the front, now 33 while Tom and Bob DeNault, who The hordes of l/2-1600s came seconds in front of Cogbill and weren't getting full throttle, and next, and while 55 ------------------------..... had no power steering, started, only 11 failed ;,/ ran fifth in their Che-to make that crucial nowth. Spina, after los-first lap. The lead was ing about 20 minutes in the hands of Mike with a rear flat, was Spina, in a Bunderson, sixth now. who had four minutes On the last lap Mike and 14 seconds on Joe ,_ got back in, and in the and Ryan Flinn, in a dark, took a wrong Neth. Three seconds road, leading about 20 later it was Mike Wil-cars astray, but only Iiams, in a MECO, fol-for a few moments. He still led to the end, finishing first, on a flat rear tire. Tolleson, who drove the second half of the race in Sumners' car, had been lost also, at the point where the course almost meets itself, in the waist of the figure eight. But he redeemed himself in time for a second place finish. Higman, who drove all the way by himself, was the third car to finish, but was later penalized two positions for excessive speed in the main pit area. Gary Sewell and Gary Jones, in a new Lothringer chassis, put on a burst of speed on lap three, and moved into third place, followed by Spina, who drove all three laps, a minute and one second behind them in fourth. Higman's penalty landed him in fifth place. The Class 7 mini-trucks were the next group to go, and Larry Ragland got his Chevy into the lead, as Roger Mears lost about five minutes getting his Nissan stuck in the soft sand, along with Russ Jones in his Ford. Mears was sec-ond at the end of the lap, about 10 and a half minutes in back of Rag-land, while Manny Esquerra ran third, a minute and ten seconds later, in his Ford. Jones ran fourth, followed by Debbie Bunch, who'd, already rolled her Chevy. Ragland, who was having some minor brake problems, continued to lead, but now Mears was only one minute behind him, followed by Esquerra, who'd lost about 25 minutes, in third place. Jones was out of it, having set his truck on the side when the steering gave up The brothers Jordan, Dale and Randy, had major drivetrain problems, This Ford Ranger 4x4 was driven by Paul and David Simon to a Manny and Trudy Esquerra were second in Class 7 at the Parker but found themselves second in Class 6 with their Chevrolet El convincing victory in Class 7 4x4 at Parker. The two set a record despite losing 25 minutes during the early going with their Ford Camino. lap time along the way. ..R_an .. g .. e_r._. ----;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;.;;;;;;; For a time it looked as if Roger Mears and Tony Alvarez might Rob MacCachren and Bruce Fraley took advantage of the difficulties challenge for the lead in Class 7 with their Nissan but a series of suffered by their rivals in Class 7S to take second with their Jeep difficulties forced them to settle for third. Comanche. -------------------------Page 38 November 2011 The Johnson boys, John and Chuck, took their Ford Ranger to a strong third place in Class 7S at Parker. Dusty Times

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Second in Class 7 4x4 were Jerry McDonald and Jeff Lewis in this Mike Leste and Jack Ramsay were on the pace at the SCORE Greg and Ron Kishiyama, who had crossed the line third in Class Chevrolet S-10 four-wheel drive. Although they tried hard, they International Parker 400, finishing third in Class 7 4x4 with this 8 with their full-sized Ford F-150, were bumped to second when couldn't catch the swift Simons. Jeep Comanche. officials penalized Scott McMillin two positions for charging a control. .• -. 'I,,- ; ' "'\. ... ~ .. __ .. Rich Richardosn and Shane Reed stuck it out in their Jimco after Second in the Class 10 battle at Parker was the Toyota Jimco of Ray Ed and Levi Beard put in a workman like performance at Parker to take getting 'disoriented and dismayed' on the last lap to finish third in Croll and Tom Day, Sr., who paced themselves to good advantage home third place money in Class 10 with their Toyota/Chaparall. In Class 9 at Parker. as the rugged terrain claimed several other key Class 10 teams. all, Toyota powered racers took four of the top five Class 10 spots. at a crucial moment. Kim and Alex Mohr were now fourth, in their Ranger, as Bunch, with a broken spindle, was also out for the day. Ragland, who still plans to fin-ish his new Chevy and run in the unlimited class, took the win, and Esquerra was second, as Mears faded to third with upper and lower balljoint problems, as well as a broken header. None of the oth-ers got in three laps. Class 5 ran next, and the Porsche Bug of Rich Minga took the lead, with the class fast lap, at 2: 12:59.6. He had 16 minutes on second place Gene Norman in his more traditional VW convertible, with a 3000cc motor, who ran second. In third it was Dave Pick, who'd had to install a back up mo-tor the night before the race, when the race motor blew. He was less than a minute behind Norman. Bill Hemquist and Mike Lund ran fourth in their Jimco convertible, followed by Marty Hart, who'd had to change a broken shock. On the second lap Hart moved into the lead, as Minga spent a lot of time with a lost crankshaft pulley bolt. Pick was second now, less than a minute behind Hart, while Norman, and co-driver, John Cooley, moved into third, even after a flat. Minga had dropped to fourth, and LeRoy VanKirk and Stan Parnell, in VanKirk's Porsche Raceco Bug, were a distant fifth, down an hour and a half. Minga lost a big chunk of time on the last lap, repairing damage done when his c.v. bolts pulled out. He needed so much time for repairs that the next checkpoint had closed when he reached it, and that ended his race. Hart, in the meantime, had a smooth race going. He said he had planned to run steady, to avoid flats, and concentrate on getting to the finish line. He also said he had learned a lot from the Klawitters (Hartmut and Wolfram Klawit-ter, 1989 SCORE/HDRA Class 5 champions, who didn't race Parker), and he met his goals, get-ting to the finish line in first place. Norman and Cooley were second, 25 minutes later, and Pick finished third, after running on a flat for a while, about 45 minutes behind them. VanKirk and Parnell fin-ished fourth, over two hours later, the last Class 5 car to make it in. Spencer Low, who hails from Lake Havasu City, just down the road a piece from Parker, put his Nissan into the Class 7S lead on the first lap, and then stayed there. His first lap was the fast one for the class, at 2:20:37.3, and Jerry Whelchel and Dan Reynolds, in a Toyota, ran second, just under two minutes later. John Johnson and Chuck Johnson, in a Ford, were third, followed by Rob Mac-Cach ren, in a brand new Jeep Comanche, and then Terry Brown and William O'Brien, in a Ranger. The always exciting Mini Mags were at it again in Parker with Bud Harris taking first place among the small desert fighters with his Chenowth. Second went to Dan and Don Weaver in their similar entry. Dusty Times Low maintained his lead through lap two, in spite of los-ing his rear shocks at the midway checkpoint. Whelchel and Reyn-olds, who'd needed some front end adjustment at the end of lap one, ran second for a while, but faced with major troubles, and MacCa-chren, who was having some small new truck troubles, moved into second. The Johnson team was still third, followed now by Gabe and Joseph Naranjo, in a Ford, both from Parker. David Lillie and Nick Frank, in a Ford also, were fifth. Low enjoyed a good race, never November 2011 having to get out of the truck for anything, and brought it home in front, to get his first win in quite a while, MacCachren, enjoying his new truck, finished second, 16 minutes later, followed by Johnson and Johnson. The Naranjos were fourth, and Lillie and Frank came in fifth, and none of the others did three laps. The 7 4X4s were next to get the green, and Paul and Dave Simon hot footed it around to take the lead, and record the class fast lap, at 2: 13:53.5, in their Ford Ranger. Running second to them were Jerry McDonald and Jeff Lewis, in a Chevy, about 11 minutes back, Jack Ramsay, in a Jeep Comanche were third, two minutes later, and then it was John Swift in his Ranger. Simon and Simon continued to lead, with a 19 minutes cushion at the end of lap two, and it was still McDonald and Lewis in second place. Then the rest came in or-der, with Lesle and Ramsay third. Swift fourth, and Todd Clement and Boone England, in a Ford, fifth. And they stayed in that order through the third lap, with the Si-Continud en page 40 Page 39 --

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----Third in Class 8 went to Brian Stewart and Jeff Geiser in their Dodge No strangers to off road racing, but new to Class 9, ex-SCORE In spite of the fact that their engine stalled repeatedly and their lights Ram Charger, the pair capitalizing on the problems that beset their ATVer's John Knudsen and Glenn Elliott had little trouble taking were misaligned, Jack Millerd and R.C. Jones took their West Single rivals to garner the position. their MECO to the class win. _to_s_e_c_o_n_d~p_la_c_e_i_n_C_la_s_s_9_. _____________ _ mon brothers taking the win, and finishing 15th overall. McDonald and Lewis, who'd had to stop for earplugs because of a broken head-er, were second, while Lesle and Ramsey finished third, 40 minutes later. Swift was fourth. Second generation racer Darren Hardesty, and his co-driver Kreston Pons, took the first lap lead in the 5-1600 race, with a half a minute on Tom and Bobby Neth. There was then a space of about six minutes before the third place car, Tom Mace and Kevin Davis, came alon , and Page 40 they had only 50 seconds on Man-fred Hove and Mike Molina, who were fourth. Rich Persch and Harry Dunne ran fifth, six seconds later. The Neths bombed out on the second lap, leaving Hardesty and Pons in front in their beauti-ful new car, and now with eight minutes on Davis and Mace, who moved into second place. Persch and Dunne were third, 18 seconds later, and Hove and Molina held on to fourth, six minutes later. Dave Anckner and Gary Schneken-bur er ran fifth, havin lost about 10 minutes to some problem. The last lap was tough, and the Persch/Dunne team fell out, as did Anckner and Schnekenburger, but Hardesty and Pons, who didn't even have any flats, ticked off the fast lap for the class at 2:41:10.8, and came home winners. Davis and Mace were 23 minutes later, in second place, while Hove and Molina moved into third, but then found themselves disqualified for some technical infraction at post-race tech. That put Robert Knight and Greg Krogh, who'd lost their windshield to a big rock, and had a driver's seat full of glass, into third place, and George ·and Greg Tuttle moved to fourth, relieved to be there at all because something had been making a "lot of noise" for the last 30 miles of the race. The father and son team of Joseph and Steve Grier, who'd been on their side once, and had also lost reverse gear, were fifth. And another father and son team, Steve and Tim Law-rence, who'd been crunched hard by a Class 8 truck made a shaky sixth place finish. Class 9 followed the 5-1600s out into the fray, and at the end of lap one a couple of newcomers, John Knudsen and Glen Elliott, in a MECO, held -the lead, with three minutes on Dave Ramocinski and Norm Lester, in their Raceco. In third it was Jack Millerd, in his West Single, followed by Mike Dix-on and Ralph Chadwick, and then Rich Richardson and Shane Reed, in their Jimco. John Scharf and Joe Sparkman, in a Chenowth ran sixth, but lost a couple of hours on the next lap, and never finished. Knudsen and Elliott, who are new to buggies, but not racing, being ex-SCORE ATV winners, showed their expertise, and main-tained their lead, now eight, min-utes ahead of second place Millerd, and his co-driver, Rt.C. Jones, who moved from the 5/1600 ranks to help Millerd. In third at this point were Dixon and Chadwick, but they lost over a half-hour on the last lap, and fell back to 11th. Ron and Bill Brady had their Chenowth in fourth place, in spite of the fact that it wasn't running well, and were followed by Billy Kem and Pat Smith, in an ORBS, in fifth, while Richardson and Reed had fallen to sixth after losing 20 minutes when Richardson became "disorientated, confused and dismayed." Knudsen and Elliott made it all the way, and took the win by 24 minutes. They were followed in second place by Millerd and Jones, whole car repeatedly stalled and whose lights were ~mproperly aligned. In third it was Richard-son and Reed, back on track, followed by the Bradys, who had fun in spite of troubles. Kem and Smith, whose only problem had · been one flat, were fifth, and in sixth it was Armando and Art November 2011 Tiznado, who dedicated their fin-ish to their uncle, the late Mike Leon, who was the original owner of their car. Fast lap in this class belonged to Roy and Wade Prince, in a Chenowth, who ran 2:44:03.8 on the third lap, in the dark, and finished ninth. In Class 3 David Ashley got right down to brass tacks, and ran the fast lap for the class on lap one, a quick 2:31:21.1, to put his Bronco into the lead by 20 minutes. Second was held down by Don Adams and Larry Olsen, in their Jeep, and behind them in third it was Madelene Lesle, (wife of Mike Lesle of Class 7 4X4) and Curt LeDuc in the borrowed Jeep that belongs to Mike Schwellinger. Schwellinger was not racing as he awaits the comlpletion of his new Class 4 vehicle. In fourth place, in a Blazer, it was Dale White and Lee Mattson, followed by Robert Hay-ley and Randy Hymer, in a Bronco. Ashley's lead grew to 55 min-utes by the end of the second lap, and the remainder of the group followed behind him in the same order. He apparently had a trouble-free day, and led to the checkered flag, taking the win with an hour and nine minutes on Adams and Olsen, who'd had shifter problems on their last lap. Lesle and LeDuc finished third on a flat rear tire, fol-lowed by White and Mattson, and then Hayley and Hymer. In Class 6, Scott Douglas, who is now driving the Cherokee that Evan Evans drove last year, handi-capped the rest of the group a little, by having power steering troubles on the first lap. Danny Ashcraft and Dave Mason, in their Bronco II, took the lead, with 45 minutes on Larry Schwacofer in his '57 Chevy. Douglas was third, and Dale and Randy Jordan, in an El Camino, were fourth. Once Douglas was repaired he took off like a shot, and recorded the class fast lap, at 2:40:20.6, and moved into the lead, as Ashcraft and Mason lost over an hour with mechanical troublb, and dropped to second place, Schwacofer, 28 minutes back, was now third, and the Jordans, who'd had to make major repairs to their differential, were still fourth, four minutes later. A manifold broke on the last lap, and pumped exhaust into the cab of Douglas's Jeep. He hurried to get to the finish line so he could get some fresh air, and took the win with an hour and 45 minutes on the second place Jordans. Ev-eryone else disappeared on the last lap. Rudy Townsley was the fast Mini-Mag on the first lap, complet-ing the 120 miles in 2:36:34.5, and taking the lead, but with only two minutes and 40 seconds on Buddy Harris; of Oklahoma. Dan and Don Weaver ran third, about eight minutes back, and Frank and Steve Bristing were fourth, two minutes later. Scott Steinberger had already had some troubles, and ran a rather late fifth, then was unable to complete any more laps. The other two entries were out for the day on the first lap. Townsley held onto his lead, and had three minutes on the Weavers who moved into second place when Harris broke a throttle cable, and needed over an hour to fix it. On a Mini-Mag that little job involves removing the carburetors. The Bristings broke on the second lap, and never came around again. On the final lap Townsley broke a bolt in a rear A-arm, and lost two hours, while Harris, enjoying his little car a bunch, had a good, quick lap, and moved to the front, to take the win. The Weavers were second, 39 minutes later, and Townsley managed managed to fin-ish in time for a third place. Class 11 was the last group to start, and John Howard was the last of them, in Saul Zambrano's "Cheap Thrills" VW. But How-ard was so worried about being rear-ended by a faster car starting its second lap, that he hurried to pass the others in his class, and recorded the fast lap, at 3:46:44:1, and took the lead, with 50 minutes on second place Chris and Daniel Woodward. Richard McMillin (yes, a cousin of the Class 2 and Class 8 McMillins) ran third, having some problems, and followed by Gary and Keavin Anderson, who'd lost a valve cover gasket and bent a tie rod among other things. Zambrano took over for the second, and last in this class, lap, thinking that he was in second place. So he pushed hard, chasing a phantom leader, and zipped off another good lap, finishing a sur-prised winner, with no damage to the little car beyond a dent in one of his chrome hubcaps. The Wood-wards finished second, two hours later, and the Andersons, with only one lap completed, were declared to be third, when it was discov-ered that McMillin had somehow missed a check. He was dropped to fourth. In general, the new format of the Parker race worked well, spe-cifically the new layout of the main pits. But many racers are sad to lose the California side of the course, and would like to see an effort made to compromise with · the conservationist groups, so that off-roaders may race there again. The new speed limit in the pits, and a firmer attitude on the part of the Competition Review Board resulted in several disquali-fications and some penalties that caused lost positions. 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Bob Gordon found the going a bit tough at Parker, but brought his The Mirage of Wayne Morgan ended up seventh in Class 1/2 in the Larry Martin's Chenowth collected sixth place in Class 1/ 2-1600 Class 1/2 Chenowth home sixth, nevertheless. SCORE International Parker 400. at Parker. Seventh in Class 1/ 2-1600 at the season opening Parker 400 went Dale White and lee Mattson took fourth place in Class 3/14 with to this Chenowth driven by Tom DeNault. _th_e_i_r_C_h_e_v_ro_t_e_t_B_la_z_e_r_4_x_4_. _______________ _ --------------------------Tim Pruett and SCCA rally champion Bill Holmes were third in Class 4 with their Ford F-150 4x4. Fourth in Class 5 went to the Raceco Porsche of LeRoy VanKirk George and Greg Tuttle kept their Baja Bug pointed in the right Taking fourth place in Class 7S was this Ford Ranger driven by Gabriel and Stan Parnell. • direction as they finished fourth in Class 5-1600. and Joseph Naranjo. ----'----"-------------------Scott McMillin's Ford ran at the front of Class 8 before mechanical Fourth in Class 9 at Parker was this Chenowth piloted by Bill and Billy Kem and Pat Smith drove their ORBS to fifth place in Class 9 problems and race officials dropped him to fourth at the finish. Ron Brady.' _a_t_th_e_P._a_rk_e_r_4_0_0_. __________________ _ This Class 10 Raceco was driven to fourth place in that category at Chris and Daniel Woodward survived the Arizona desert to take Charles Townsley, normally at the front of the Mini-Mags, settled Parker by Scott Flamson and Craig McCracken. second place at Parker with this Volkswagen Beetle. for third with his Chenowth at the Parker 400. Dusty Times November 2011 Page 41 _.,.

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BFGaadricH BFGoodrich Tires honored the Dusy-Ershim OHV Trail in Sanger, Calif., over the weekend as one of the 2011 Outstanding Trails. For the first time ever, fans in the off-road community were given the power to vote for their favorite off-road trail, and Dusy-Ershim came out on top. Off-road enthusiasts and members of the Four Wheel Drive Club of Fresno, Calif., were in attendance as BF-Goodrich Tires presented a grant of $4,000 to the club. The grant will be used to preserve the scenic trail and continue conservation efforts for one of America's most beautiful areas for off-roading. Dusy-Ershim OHV Trail in the Sierra National Forest offers 33 miles of high mountain mead-ows, creeks, six natural lakes, unique granite mountains, cliffs and panoramic views at 10,200 feet. The trail is a major chal-lenge for drivers, and having ad-vanced driving skills is highly recommended. Dusy-Ershim of-fers the perfect escape, because it does not cross any roads or other OHV trails. It also has many foot trails, lakes and creeks that are accessible to walkers and hikers. The Four Wheel Drive Club of Fresno was founded in 1954. It has built 10 trails and currently maintains six of them. The club coordinates with the Forest Ser-vice to perform various work projects that maintain and pre-serve the trails throughout the year. Some of the work projects include building and maintaining toilets, maintaining campgrounds, trail cleanups and upkeep of trail signage. Dusy-Ershim OHV Trail Face-book photo gallery-http://on.fb. me/ubbBJ8 ABOUT THE OuTST ANDING TRAILS PROGRAM: The BFGoodrich® Tires Out-standing Trails program was estab-lished in 2006 to raise awareness for responsible use and preserva-tion of off-road trails while pro-viding aid in the trails' conserva-tion efforts. Through 2010, the Outstanding Trails program has recognized 24 off-road trails and 24 clubs across 16 states and two trails in Canada. The program has provided more than $90,000 in grants in support of the vari-ous trails conservation efforts. Both Tread Lightly!® and UF-WDA are non-profit organiza-rns tions dedicated to responsible and ethical outdoor recreation. BFGoodrich Tires collaborated with these two groups to select the finest off-road trails, and it will continue to work with these organizations on restoration and education initiatives. B1.UERmBON (;OALITION RECREATION GROUPS RESPOND To RoADLEss RULE DECISION DENVER, CO (October 24, 2011)-Recreation access advocates expressed disappointment with the recent decision of the U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals reinstating the 2001 Roadless Rule. That decision was issued on October 21, 2011 by a three-judge panel over eighteen months after the case was argued. Their 120-page opinion disagreed with the Wyoming district court, em-phasizing the procedural low bar that the Forest Service cleared under laws like the National En-vironmental Policy Act. The 2001 Rule was issued in the waning days of the Clinton administra-tion and is considered by many to be the brainchild of preserva-tionist special interests channeled through former vice president named Al Gore. · "We would have rather seen · different outcome, but hope this will allow energy to be diverted away from the courts and into actual management of our public lands," said Greg Mumm, Execu-tive Director of the BlueRibbon Coalition, a national advocacy organization for trails-based recre-ation that has participated in the various Roadless cases. "We are naively hopeful that preservation-ist interests and decision-makers take to heart the Court's conclu-sion that the Roadless Rule does not create de facto wilderness, but rather 'no prohibitions on the use of motorized vehicles or equipment, boats or aircraft, or other forms of mechanical trans• port'" noted Mumm (quoting page 28 of the Decision). "Con-trary to the parade of horribles CORVA eAUFORNIA OFF-ROAD VEHICLE ASSOCIATION Page 42 that supporters invoke in hopes of currying favor for the Rule, the recreation community has never sought more than recognition of continuing access along existing routes in 'roadless' areas," Mumm concluded. Other recreational groups par-ticipating alongside BlueRibbon were the California Association of 4 Wheel Drive Clubs, United Four Wheel Drive Associations, and the American Council of Snowmobile Associations. It remains to be seen how interest groups, bureaucrats and elected officials will respond to this de-velopment. The "roadless" issue is complex and ongoing, with the quality of any side's perceived or claimed victory sometimes corre-lated with the tenacity of opposi-tion from others. The Recreation Groups intend to remain active in the ongoing efforts to follow this decision, including governing law and helping to craft sound policy recreational opportunity for a di-verse array of public lands visitors. ### The BlueRibbon Coalition is a na-tional recreation group that champions responsible recreation, and encour-ages individual environmental steward-ship. With members· in all 50 states, BRC is focused on building enthusiast involvement with organizational ef-forts through membership, outreach, education, and collaboration among recreationists. 1-800-BlueRib -www. United Four Wheel Drive Asso-ciations is an international organiza-tion comprised of four wheel drive enthusiasts, clubs, associations, and businesses dedicated to providing community services around the world, education in responsible land use and safe vehicle operation, and protection of -our natural resources through con-servation practices. 1-800-448-3932. The California Association of 4 Wheel Drive Clubs is a California non-profit organization actively promoting conservation and responsible vehicle-oriented recreation. The Association represents over 8,000 members and 160 memberclubs. l-800-4x4-FUNN. www. The American Council of Snowmo-oile Associations (ACSA) is a national organization that was formed to unite the snowmobile community. ACSA is your voice for snowmobiling on national issues and working to keep thousands of miles of snowmobile trails on public and private lands, open for snowmobiling in the future. ACSA is committed to the future preservation of our sport. (517) 351-4362 November 2011 11au,1•ra1 RTIIIPIDIIG P bll Dusty Times

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