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2012 Volume 29 Number 10 Dusty Times Magazine

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Volume 29 -Number 10 -October 2012 S2.50 ISSN8750-1732 Celeb,at'ing ou, 2!J~h Yea, OF se,viee To The OFF Road communit'y ---------------------------covering the world of competition in the dirt •••

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Volume 29 -Number 10 October 2012 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 Homer Eubanks J. Preston Bradshaw Jim Culp Martin Holmes Rod Koch Byrle Moore Steve Ruddick Maurice Selden Tony Tellier Trackside Photo Art Director Larry Worsham B .O.R .K Subscription Rates: $25.00 per year, 12 issues, USA, Foreign Subscription rates on request. Contributions·: DUSTY TIMES welcomes contributions, but is not responsible for such material. Unsolicited material will be returned only by request and with a self addressed stamped envelope'. Classified Ads: will be published as received, prepaid. DUSTY TIMES assumes no liability for omissions or errors. All ads may be subject to editing. DUSTY TIMES: (ISSN 8750-1732) is published monthly by Hillside Racing Corp, 20761 Plummer St., Chatsworth, CA 91311, (818) 882-0004 with additional Dusty Times, LLC offices at 415 N. Higgins Avenue, Suite lA, Missoula, MT 59802. Copyright by Hillside Racing Corp. No part of this publication may be reproduced without written permission from the publisher. Periodical Postage paid at Chatsworth, CA 91311 and at additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER: Send address change to DUSTY TIMES, 20761 Plummer St., Chatsworth, CA 91311. CHANGE OF ADDRESS: Four weeks notice is required for change of address. Please furnish both old and new address, and send to DUSTY TIMES, 20761 Plummer St., Chatsworth, CA 91311 SNAPSHOT OF THE MONTH~--Catherine Bach does a nose stand at the 1A Coliseum at the MT Races in 1980, the guy behind her is taking evasive action. 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 SNORE/MORE At Barstow by J Preston Bradshaw ............................................ 8 Rally Of Wales by Martin Holmes ....... '.': ........................................................... ~4 Lucas Oil At Las Vegas by] Preston Bradshaw .................................................. 17 VORRA Fallon 250. by Troy Robinson ............................................................. 22 Lucas Oil @ Miller by J Preston Bradshaw ................ , ........................................ 25 HORA Frontier 500 circa 1984 by Jean Calvin ............................................... 28 DEPARTMENTS Happenings ......... : .................... : ........................................................................ 5 Trail Notes .................................................................................................... : .... 6 BF Goodrich ........................................................................... : ....................... 37 Good Stuff Directory ..................................................................................... 39 Classified Ads .................................................................................................. 42 Index To Advertisers ........................................................................................ 42 ON THE COVER Chris Kemp had a wonderful SNORE/MORE race, he took the class lead on the third lap and he never looked back, he beat 21 other cars in the Class 1 contest and he was first overall. Trackside Photo Carl Renezeder took the win in the Pro 4 contest on Friday, beating 10 other trucks on the way, unfortunately, Carl was a dnf in the Saturday Pro 4 action Trackside Photo Visit Our Website at I) Finduson Facebook Seed-a e,i,t de 7 tU'UU/ to-DU STY TIMES THE FASTEST GROWING OFF ROAD MONTHLY IN THE COUNTRY!! □ .1 year -$25.00 □ 2 years -$40.00 □ 3 years -$55.00 (to subscribe online go to □ NEW □ RENEWAL Name Address City S~teZip Primary Interest Cars D Trucks D MotorcyclesD 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 Page4 October 2012 Dusty Times ....,

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2012-2013 Happenings ... 10K FoUR WHEELERS P.O. Box36 CLEVES, OHIO 45002 <4x4> (All events staged at the club grounds in Cleves. Ohio) 4x4 FOREVER, Lm. 1665 DELAWARE ST. OSHKOSH, WI 54901 AMERICAN RALLY SPORT GROUP, INc. 3650 Sou-rn POINTE CtRCLE, Sum 205 LAUGHLIN, NV 89208 (702) 298-8171/FAX: (702) 521-0597 <web 1. 25-ameri-can-rally-sport-group.htm. E Mail: AMERICAN TRIALS ASSOCIATION AMA Obsrn;ed Trials Southern California Championship Series BILL MARKuM, 2010 PRESIDENT (909) 860-1857 24 HR HOTLINE, 2010 (714) 562-7742 E MAIL: BMARK909@AOL.COM <> AsocIACION EsTATAL DE AUTOMOVILISMO SAM l.AsELL, TECH INSPECTOR · AP-ro42 SAN JOSE DEL CASO BAJA CAL1FORNIA DEL SUR. MEXICO AUSTRALIAN OFF ROAD CHAMPIONSHIP DARRYL SMITH 19 SOMERS ST. CASHMERE, QUEENSLAND, 4500, AUSTRALIA DUSTY TIMES AuTocRoss QUEBEC OFF RoAD ClAss 10 CARS ONLY RENALD VAILLANCOURT 3069 DAGENAIS WEST LAVAL QUEBEC, CANADA H7P 1T7 (450) 622-4440 < indexpag.html> BAJA CUP CHALLENGE BAJA PROTRUCK OFF ROAD RACE SERIES 14402 BOND COURT EL CAJON, CA 92021 619-390-6252 The Protruck schedule for 2012 will consist of both the SCORE and Best In The Desert races. BARONA SAND DRAG ASSN. P.O. Box 1521 lAKEsIDE, CA 92040 All Races Are Night Races All Races At Barona Racewa,, 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 I.As VEGAS, NV 89121 702-457-5775/FAX:702-641-2431 <> November 30-December 2, 2012 Transwest Ford Henderson 250 Henderson, NV BORR BONNEVILLE OFF ROAD RACING Allen Gerber 801-380-9011 - after 5pm please October 27, 2012 2nd Annual Adopt-a-highway Poker Run Leni, UT BP MoTORSPORTS P.O. Box 411 WOODLAND HILLS, CA 91365 760-578-6258/760-578-6259 FAX: 818-348-4648 E-Mail: All Events At California Ciry, CA BRIGHTON SPEEDWAY R.R.3 BRIGHTON, ONTARIO, CANADA KOK-lH0 Dusty Times (613) 475-1102/FAX (613) 475-3250 CAJOR CLUB AUTOMOVILISTA ]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 (PILOTS AND BAJAS) (605) 224-9481 DON ENGLEMAN (BIKES) (605) 224-4967 CHAMPLAIN VALLEY RACING ASSOCIATION C.J. RICHARDS P.O. Box332 FAIR HAVEN, VT 05743 (802) 265-8618 CLAIRTON HI-JACKERS l.C.O. TOM DELAUDER SR 1091 TWP. LINE ROAD WELLSVlLLE, OHIO 43968 (330) 532-4589 Short Course off Road Racing At Har-rison County Fair Grounds. Cadiz. OH CLUB AUTOMOVILISTICA SAN QUINTIN CALLE 6TA FRACC CD. DE SAN QUINTIN o~tober 2012 SAN QUINTIN, BC, MEXICO HERACLIO PATINO (011 52 616-5-22-07) CLUB AUTOMOVILISTICO SAN VICENTE San Vicente Off Road ENSENADA, BC, MEXICO USA JAN WRIGHT (0115261746834) RAMON CASTRO & RUBEN ACEVEDO (61637/ 7 0034) CMC CONTINENTAL MoTOSPORT CLUB P.O. Box 3187 MISSION VIELO, CA 92690-3178 Fax: (714) 367-1608 CODETECATE 2012 CHAMPIONSHIP MADERO 621-A ZoNA CENTRO MEXICALI, BAJA CALIFORNIA 21100 0ll-52-686-553-4087 USA 686-553-4087 MEXICO <> E Mail: November 30-December 1-2, 2012 OXXO Race Ready 27 5 Mexical San Felipe, BC, MX COLORADO HILL CLIMB ASSOCIATION BARB V AHSHOLTZ, PRESIDENT (719) 531-3642 W/(719)687-9827 H P.O Box8286 COLORADO SPRINGS, CO 80933 (719) 653-8449 COLORADO OFF ROAD EXTREME 303-956-3600 November 3, 2012 Colorado Rally Cross CORP P.O. Box392 CALEXICO, CA 92232 HECTOR CERECER 011-52-65-66-4458 CORR SERIES Continued on page 6 Pages l

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·Trail-Notes ... RACER X MOTORSPORTS., INC. AND BLACK RHINO, INC ARE MOVING -Racer X and Black Rhino Have moved to a larger and better location to service you better. They re-opened Monday, October 15th at 9303 Bond Avenue (Corner of Old Hwy. 80 and Bond Ave.), El Cajon, CA 92021, 619-258-RACE (7223) and 619-561-5000. Stop by their new location's 2,500+ square foot Showroom and Large Service and Installation Department that is Superbly Staffed with more products and services than ever! CARY OIL PARTNERS WITH VP RACING FUELS IN BRAND PROGRAM -Distributor to Facilitate Expansion of VP-Branded Retail Outlets in 18 States. VP Racing today announced its newest and largest partner to date, as North Carolina-based Cary Oil has signed on to market VP's retail brand program. With nearly 500 retail outlets in Cary Oil's major branded wholesale distribution network representing just a third of Cary's total business, the partnership will facilitate the growth of VP-branded retail stores in 18 states from the Atlantic coast to New Mexico. "We're pleased to have formed a strategic alliance with VP Racing Fuels," said Mark Maddox, Vice President-Branded Marketing for Cary Oil. "VP offers Cary Oil a unique opportunity to extend to our independent retail customers a trend-setting and nationally recognized fuel brand image, coupled with a compelling credit card processing offer." "With its long-standing reputation among performance enthusiasts, VP also offers excellent opportunities to grow sales through· its fuel and automotive products," Maddox continued. "The addition of the VP Racing Fuels brand is a welcome addition to o(Ir family of brands." "We are absolutely thrilled to welcome Cary Oil to the VP Racing Fuels family, as this new partnership represents a quantum leap in the potential growth of our branding program," said Alan Cerwick, President, VP Racing Fuels. "Mark and his team at Cary Oil are aggressive, growth oriented marketers who see the coming changes in the fut;!l industry and understand the importance of partnering with an organization like VP Racing Fuels and our game changing brand program. Cary Oil's buy-in validates the strength of the VP brand and our ability to deliver the biggest competitive advantage to date."For more information about VP Racing Fuels and its branding program, visit or contact: Southeastern/Mid-Atlantic Ted Tritt - 210-510-8409 or Upper Midwest/Northeast Matt Schuster - 210-784-6708 or matt.schuster@ South Central/WestBryan Noonen - 210-289-6000 or Cary Oil was founded in 1959 with a plan to be a dependable, accessible provider of home heating oil to our growing community. Beginning as a single tankwagon operation in Cary, NC, Cary Oil has expanded into a national leader in refined fuel distribution. In the decades since, the company has grown as a distributor of wholesale fuel~ covering 18 states from Pennsylvania to New Mexico. Adding branded motor fuel marketing to its product slate beginning in the 1970's, Cary Oil now serves nearly 500 branded outlets representing 12 major brands. Today Cary Oil meets customer needs focused on simplifying fuel supply for other wholesalers, retailers, governments, and end users. VP Racing Fuels is best known as the World Leader in Race Fuel Technology, fueling champions in virtually every form of motorsports on land, sea and air since 1975. VP is the Official Racing Fuel of NHRA Championship Drag Racing, American Le Mans, World of Outlaws Sprint Cars and Late Model Series and Rally America, among more than 60 VP-sponsored series and sanctioning bodies. In addition to racing fuels, VP's product line includes VP Small Engine Fuels, formulated specifically for 2-cycle and 4-cycle portable gas-powered equipment and VP PowetMaster hobby fuels for R/C Racfng. More information is available online at, VP-SEF. com or NEARLY 300 ENTRIES EXPECTED AT TECATE SCORE BAJA 1000s -Sohren draws first SCORE Trophy Truck start, Ridgway in M/C For November's 45th annual Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 desert race. Racers from 31 States, 16 countries already entered in Granddaddy of all desert races; 39 SCORE Trophy Trucks entered to date as race starts in Ensenada, finishes in La Paz, Mexico, Nov. 14-17; Early prerunning for race down Mexico's magnificent Baja California peninsula started Friday. Veteran Arizona desert racer Pete Sohren has received _the first starting position during Saturday's live drawing at the Off-Road Expo for November's 45th running of the legendary Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 desert race. While• Sohren, who lives in Glendale, Ariz., will pilot his No. 2 Ford F-150 SCORE Trophy Truck, starting first among the m_otorcycle and ATV classes will be Chris Ridgway on a Honda CRF450X. This year's granddaddy of all desert races, the drawing for the mammoth finale of the five-race 2012 SCORE Desert Series was held in the unique SCOREville exhibit at this weekend's Off-Road Expo at the Fairplex in Pomona, Calif. The SCOREville exhibit in Building 6 at the Off-Road Expo is a salute to SCORE Baja Legends and the Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame concludes from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. A solid total of 210 vehicles officially entered in time for Saturday's drawing for the legendary motorsports adventure down Mexico's majestic Baja California, with race week festivities scheduled for Nov. 14-17. This year's historic 45th anniversary race will run down the length of Mexico's majestic Baja California peninsula. It will start in Ensenada, Baja California and finish in La Paz, Baja California Sur. In addition to static displays of vintage and current desert racing vehicles along with autograph sessions with many of the stars of the sport, both past and present, this was the third time in race history and first since 2007 that the drawing was held at the popular Off-Road Expo. SCORE's Sal Fish, CEO and president since soon after SCORE started in 1973, unveiled the official course map for the 1,121.55-mile race Saturday Page 6 270 NEWPORT CENTER DR., SUITE 100 NEWPORT BEACH, CA 92660 866-501-CORR CORVA 1500 WEST EL CAMINO, SUITE 352 SACRAMENTO, CA 95833 1-800-42 CORVA Exr 42 Fax (818) 957-4435 CRS CALIFORNIA RALLY SERIES < D&T PROMOTIONS DAVE VAN DEREN 2405 BAKER AVE. EVERETT, WA 98201 (206) 339-9079 (All et1ents at Hannigan race track, Bellingham, WA or Thurston Counr:, ORV Park, Ol1mpia, WA) DAKAR RALLY DARREN SKILTON BAJA AUTOMOTIVE ADVENTURES 455 E. OCEAN BLVD., SUITE 208 LoNG BEACH, CA 90802 (562) 755-2278/FAX: (562) 590-7925 <> DECATUR FoUR WHEEL DRIVE CuJB DECATUR, TX 76234 ToMALLEN (800) 662-3649/(214) 641-2090 DESERT STEEL MoTORSPORTS 1863 CoMMANDER DRIVE LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ 86403 (928) 855-2208 USTERN Off-ROAD RACING AssN. TOM DELAUDER, SR. 1091 TOWNSHIP LINE ROAD WELLSVILLE, OHIO 43968· (330) 532-4589 ENsENADA BAJA Off RoAD RACING Av. REFORMA 1136 ENSADA, BC, MX 011-52-646-1818989 ELis10 0ll-52-646-1715230 AARON Races for bugg,s & Moco-rc:;cles EsTERO BEACH INTERNATIONAL Short Course Racing VICTORIA GALINDO ENSENADA, BA)A CALIFORNIA, MEXICO 0ll-52-646-176-6230 EDR EXTREME DESERT RACING P.O. Box 91615 AusnN,TX 78709 (512) 848-4344 / E FAx (1512) 687-5310 Car Truck Series Bike Quad Series FORDA. FLORIDA OFF RoAD DRIVER'S ASSOCIATION . JASON LEIBIN (727) 376-4176 Mar, Apr, Ma1, Noo at Davidson Racewa1 GENERAL TIRE .TROPHYLITE SERIES DRIVE RACING ORGANIZATION 760-352-6020 Las Vegas, NV GLEN HELEN BAJA CuP CHALLENGE SERIES PO Box6950 SAN BERNARDINO, CA 92412 PHONE: (909) 384-9343 Lucas Oil Regional OH Road Series December 8, 2012 Baja Cup Challenge GORRA GEORGIA OFF ROAD . RACING ASSOCIATION 420 HOSEA ROAD LAWRENCEVILLE, GA 30245 (404) 963-0252 GPORRA GREAT PLANES OFF RoAD RACING ASSOCIATION TIM HODGE (402) 991-6048 SCOTT MORROW (816) 792-2126 (All races are short coune, stadium sr:,le Classes, 2010 Sportsman, 1/2-1600, 5-1600, Sport Truck, Quads, Tough Truck Nebraska Racewa1 Park, Exit 420 on 1-80 between Omaha and Lincoln.) ·For latest info check October 2012 <> HDRA HIGH DESERT RACING . ASSOCIATION P.O. Box 750208 LAS VEGAS, NV 89136 <> November 9-12, 2012 Riot on the River Laughlin, NV HIGH PLAINS OFF ROAD RACING 2000 W. QUINCY AVENUE #B ENGLEWOOD, CO 80110 303-806-8062/303-781-0974 fax INTERNATIONAL lcE RACING ASSOCIATION P.O. Box 8105 ST. PAUL, MN 55108 STEVE BEDDOR (612) 937-3816/Fax 474-2769 INTER-SHOWS MOTORSPORTS PROMOTIONS, INc. P.O. Box 2910 MISSION VIEJO, CA 92690 (949) 582-2371 ]EEPSPEED 1826 N. WINDES ORANGE, CA 92869 714-538-7434/ fax 714-633-1724 Same schedule as Best In The Desert KAMLooPS OFF RoAD RACING Whispering Pines Sports & Recreation Center KAMLOOPS, BC, CANADA Mike Strange (250) 573-4003 LAS VEGAS SANDSPORTS & OFFROAD EXPO (626) 961-3782 <> <> Curt LeDucs Off Road Swap Meet L.I.T.R.E. JEFF ELROD (408) 926-0522 J1MARUTA (408) 247-4402 LOORRS LUCAS OIL OFF ROAD RACING SERIES <> October 27-28, 2012 Firebird Raceway MAMARRITA OFF ROAD RACING LUIS CARLOS AfVAREZO PANAMERICANA AVE #5105 Co. JUAREZ, CHIH., MX 011-52-1637-1799 MICHIGAN BUGGY BUILDERS Dune Buggy Trade Show (517) 543-7214 <> MICHIGAN OFF ROAD CHAMPIONSHIPS M.T.B. Enterprises Inc. 15529 JONES ROAD GRAND LEDGE, ML 48837 (517) 627-6200 Motorcycles, Quads, ATVs and Pilots only MAORA Mm-AMERICA OFF RoAD AssOEIA'nON 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 1, 2012 Holiday 200 Barstow, CA MICHIGAN SPORT BuGGY As-socIATION DAVE BARRET 6363 NIGHTINGALE DR. FLINT, ML 48506 (810) 730-9221 MornWEST WINTER ThIALs SERIES BILL MARKHAM (909) 860-1857 <> All et1ents at Perris Racewa1 (At Reed Valle, with a school) NATIONAL Mun RAcING AssN. RT. #l, 2010 Box 380 DAVE OR MARI.ENE RYAN PALATKA, FL 32177 (904) 325-5422 NATIONAL TUFF TRUCK AssN. Butch Chapin Motorsports Promo-tions 1404 EAST 3RD STREET HASTINGS, MN 55033-1415 (612) 437-2459 NOORA NORTHERN Omo OFF RoAD RACING AssN. GARY WULFF (724) 283-2678 E-MAIL <> Buggies, Pilot/Odysseys, Trucks, Quads (Spring Valle, Racewa1, on route 518, 20 minutes SW of Lisbon, OH) (Thunder Valle, located 15 minutes from Spring Valle,) NORRA NATIONAL OFF RoAD RACING ASSOCIATION (661) 262-7171 <> April 27-May 1, 2013 Mexican 1000 Mexicali, BC, MX OFFRoADEXPo SPIN COMMUNICATIONS (415) 380-3890 OFF ROAD RACING ASSOCIATION Volunteered Series PRESIDENT, 2010 GEOFF LEE 1243 TRICE ROAD LEBANON, TN 37087 (615) 453-5830 CLASS REP., 2010 1/2-1600 BRUCE MEYERS (865) 453-1005 CLASS REP., 2010 9 & UNLTD. MICHAEL MOORE (334) 271-7035 OUTLAwREP. DoN PONDER (314) 631-8190 (All Races at Wheeling in the Counr:, 900 Acres) OHIO OFF RoADERS INc. 1427 GOSHEN HILLS ROAD S.E. NEW PHllADELPHIA, OHIO 44663 JIM KENDEL (216) 339-4674 All races held at Harrison County Fairgrounds. Cadiz, Ohio ONTARIO OFF RoAD RACERS ASSOCIATION RICK TICHBOURNE, PUBLIC RElATIONS (519)-681-4192(H)/(519) 457-2913(W) OUUAW DESERT RACING LLC. ALBUQUERQUE NEW MEXICO <> (505) 974-9226 All C~-tnV-Moto-A1V-Trophykart January 18-19, 2013 New Mexico 100 May 4-6, 2013 Cinco De Baja August 16-17, 2013 De La Muertas 100 OUUAW SEVEN PICKUP 9269 UMMELMAN ST. Louis, MO 63123 (314) 631-8140/Fax: ((314) 631-1921 PACE MOTOR SPORTS U.S. Off Road Championship 495 N. CoMMONS DRIVE AURORA, IL 60504 (630) 566-6100 <> PENNSYLVANIA SHORT COURSE RACING SMITHTON HOLE RACEWAY 313 SKYLINE DRIVE SMITHTON, PA. 15479 MIKE GEISER 330-683-6263 Short Course Offroad Racing All Races At Smithton Hole Racewa1 -Dusty Times

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PlKEs PEAK P.O. Box 6962 COLORADO SPRINGS, CO 80934 (719) 685-4400 PINE BARRENS ROUGH RIDERS OFF RoAD RACING CHATSWORTH, NJ (856) 875-7591 PROTRUCK PRO'IB.UCK MANAGEMEN'T lNC. 11409 PINEHURST DR. LAKESIDE, CA 92040 (619) 885-4458 Pro truck Schedule consists of aU SCORE and Best In The Desert Races PRo 1600 SHOOTOUT CoREYGOIN 559-647-6132 GOINRACIN@HOTMAIL.COM PuRE: ENERGY PROMOTIONS P.O. Box50 RICKETTS, IA 51460 (712) 679-2221 RALLY AMERICA <> 8014 OLSON MEMORIAL HWY, STE 617 GOLDEN VALLEY'lrMN 55427 22ND RALLYE AICHA DES GAZELLES The Only All-Women's Off-Road Rally Raid In The World· U.S. Liaison:Kelly Van Hoesen 203-249-1340 Skype:kellanvanhoesen <> RG CAmiING PRODUCTIONS, INc. OFF ROAD SWAP MEET P.O. Box 400 MAYWOOD, CA 90270-0400 New/Used Off Road Related Parts & Accessories MIKE CAMPBELL 323-560-7469 Ext 507 RocK CRAWLERS AssocIATION OF AMERICA P.O. Box 1406 RlvERTON, UT 84065 (801) 446-5337/Fax: (801) 253-3176 SAN DIEGO SHORT COURSE WINTERNATIONALS A New Series lry Snowbird Off Road Racing Pro Trucks, Desert Trucks, Buggies, Pilots, Tough Truck <> (858) 571-5088 SAN DIEGo OFF RoAD ExrosmoN (888) 836 7918 SCCA RoADRALLY P.O. Box 19400 TOPEKA, KS 66619 800-770-2055 <> SFX MoTORSPORTS GROUP 495 N. COMMONS DRIVE, Sum 200 AURORA, lL 60504 (630) 566-6100/(630) 556-6180 Fax SCORE SCORE INTERNATIONAL 23961 CRAFTSMAN RD., Sum A CALABASAS, CA 91302 (818) 225-8402/FAX: (818) 225-8102 <> November 14-17, 2012 SCORE Baja 1000 Ensenada To La Paz Baja CA Mexico December-8, 2012 SCORE Awards Night To Be Determined SCCA RallyCross National Challenge SNORE SOUTHERN NEV ADA OFF RoAD ENTHUSIASTS P.O. Box 270516 LAs VEGAS, NV 89127 702-277-2295 October 26 - 28, 2012 SNORE 250 Jean, NV December 7 -9, 2012 Rage At The River Laughlin, NV SONS OF THUNDER 4 WHEELERS RACE DMSION Dusty Times KEITH STEWART (714) 522-1899 SouTHEASTERN OFF RoAD CHALLENGE STEVE RULE (800) 313-5621 OR((770) 963-0252 Mike Moore, 2010 (224) 272-5400 SPEED SPORTS EXPO MEGA PRODUCTIONS 3129 S. HACIENDA BLVD. #322 HACIENDA HEIGHTS, CA 91745 (626) 961-6522 SCTA SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA TIMING ASSOCIATION & BONNEVILLE NATIONALS, INc. P.O. Box 10 OROS!, CA 93647 (559) 528-6279 (559) 528-9749 FAX <> SOUTHERN SHORT COURSE OFF ROAD RACING ASSN. 4 305 WOOTLARK DRIVE TAMPA FL 33624 (813) 962-2857 (All Races at Eastba1 Racewa1, Tampa, FL) Traxxas TORC Series TOYS FOR TOTS (619) 252-1197 /(619) 252-3093 UNADILLA VALLEY SPORTS CENTER P.O. Box 5119 EDMESTON, NY 13335 (606) 965-8784/FAX: (606) 905-8784 <> VORRA VALLEY OFF RoAD RACING AssocIATION 1970 EAST 2ND STREET RENO, NV 89502 775-287-0615 <> October 27-28, 2012 Short Course . Prairie City OHV Park, Folsom, CA VICENTE GUERRERO OFF ROAD Cum PROFO. CENOV!O GAMBOA 011-52-616-6-21-91 (2-6 p.m.) WESTERN OFF RoAD RACING ASSOCIATION LARRY HENDERSON (604) 538-0692 WORRA P.O.Box 3241 SUMAS WA 98295 WESTERN PENNsYL v ANIA WHEEL To WHEEL OFF RoAD RAcING PATRICK McGUIRE P.O. Box 376 ADAMSBURG, PA (412) 527-6556 WHIPLASH MoTORSPORTS 2939 E; Grovers Ave. PHOENIX,_AZ 85032 (602) 971-3730 <> WILD WEST OFF RoAD RAcE SERIES 406-321-4644/406-670-4647/ 406-698-9536 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 SERIES 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. CAUADA INDEPENDENCIA 200 -5 COL lNSURGENTES EsTE 21280 MEXICALI, 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 mail-ing list. Don't call, but mail your 2013 schedules as soon as possible for listing in this column; it could bring you some extra entries! Mail your race or rally schedule to: 207 61 Plummer St., Chatsworth, CA 91311--5003 October 2012 Trail Notes ... just prior to the start of the drawing. With late entries accepted up until race morning, nearly 300 entries, from nearly 20 countries and 40 U.S. States, competing in 35 Pro and six Sportsman classes for cars, truck, motorcycles and ATVs are expected to compete in this year's international adventure. In addition to the 31 States represented on the entry list to date, racers have officially entered from 16 countries. In addition to the USA, entries so far have come from Austria, Australia, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Guatemala, Hungary, Ireland, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway and the US Territory of Guam. 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 race 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 38th time in Ensenada and finish in La Paz for the 19th time. Completing its 39th year as the world's foremost desert racing sanctioning body, the event is the finale of the five-race 2012 SCORE Desert Series. The race will start on Boulevard Costero adjacent to the picturesque Bahia de Todos Santos in front of the iconic Riviera de! Pacifico Cultural Center in the heart of Ensenada and finish on the outskirts of La Paz on Highway l. The motorcycle and ATV classes will start their journey at 6:30 a.m. (Thursday, Nov. 15) with the car and truck classes starting at approximately 11:30 a.m., or four hours after the last ATV leaves the line in the elapsed-time race. The post-race awards celebration will be held on the malecon in La Paz on Saturday, Nov. 17 at 5 p.m. Pacific Standard Time. The featured SCORE Trophy Truck division for high-tech, 850-horsepower unlimited production trucks had 39 vehicles entered in time for Saturday's start draw. For the first time in race history, a female driver of record-Monica Greenhill of Crowley, Texas, will start first in the unlimited Class 1 for open-wheel desert race cars. There were 19 Class 1 vehicles in the drawing.Greenhill, who also races with her husband David Greenhill and brother-in-law Mike Greenhill, is currently tied for third in the 2012 SCORE Class 1 season point standings. Class 10 had 11 entries and among the motorcycle and ATV classes, Class 22 for open motorcycles has the most entries so far with 11. Leading the six Sportsman classes in the race is Sportsman Motorcycle over 250cc which had 28 entries in the drawing. This race also features the prestigious Sal Fish SCORE lronRider awards presented to each motorcycle and ATV rider who completes the entire course within the time limit while riding solo. SCOREville at the Off-Road Expo will also includes a major display from the Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame as well as a pictorial tribute timeline to the first 44 years of the Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 through the lenses ofTrackside Photography. SCORE will .also debut the official commemorative merchandise ofthe 45th annual Tecate SCORE Baja 1000. SCOREville also features the SCOREville theatre showing numerous SCORE Baja 1000 race videos including the iconic 2004 film "Dust to Glory". The 2012 Lucas Oi.l Off-Road Expo Powered by General Tire is the greatest collection of off-road companies, parts, equipment, gear, and experts assembled in America with over 350 exhibitors. From off-road racing to rock crawling, trail riding to sand sports, motorcycles to ATV's and camping to adventure travel, the event provides the unique opportunity to meet and talk with the most knowledgeable people in the off-road industry. With a full weekend of excitement, event features include the Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Exhibition Course, Toyota off-road test drives, Yamaha ATV/ UTV Demo Track, High-flying Freestyle Motocross action, autograph sessions with off-road celebrities, the Overland Adventure Travel Pavilion, Miss Off-Road Expo Contest and live music all weekend on the Bud Light Entertainment Stage. The Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame, located in Reno, Nev., includes SCORE's Sal Fish as one of its legendary inductees. Rod Hall, the chairman of the ORMHOF is the only person who has raced in all 44 Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 races and he has a race-record 21 class wins in the international motorsports extravaganza. For more information regarding SCORE International and the Tecate SCORE Baja 1000, visit, for information on the Off-Road Expo visit and for more info on the Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame, please visit 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 each race. Drivers in the Pro car and truck classes are also attempting to earn prestigious SCORE Toyota Milestone Awards given to all car and truck class drivers who complete every required mile of the five-race ·season. Being presented by Toyota Motorsports for the 27th consecutive year, a total of 24 drivers are still in the hunt for the awards for the 2012 SCORE Desert Series after four rounds in the five-race 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. All categories, except Engine Builder and Original Buggy Chassis Manufacturer, will be determined by public on-line \1oting while Engine and Buggy awards are determined by season points .. BFGOODRICH TIRES~ ANNOUNCES 2012 "SELECT-THE-SEATS" WINNERS - Five Team BFGoodrich members awarded coveted spots in legendary off-road race and high-performance driving school. BFGoodrich Tires® today announced the winners of the 2012 "Select-the-Seats" program. As a result of the online contest, four drivers will participate as members of the 2012 BFGoodrich T ires/Wide Open Excursions "Baja C hallengt" team and will race in the 45th anniversary of the Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 race Nov. 14-17, 2012 in Ensenada, Mexico. Another winning driver will be heading to the Ford Racing High more Trail Notes on page 34 Page 7

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~Mo,a-,e0ff2 :.(kJ(n1~ ,: ~c H1L1TES MIDNIGHT SPECIAL Chris Kemp Wins overall By] Preston Bradshaw Photos: Trackside Photo Chris Kemp took Class 1 and the overall, he was the big winner at the MORE/SNORE event at Barstow, Chris had 23 minutes in hand ~n he finished. It was a tough race, anywhere from two to five laps, most of it in the dark, there were 133 entries, only 41 of them finished their required laps and it was HOT! What more can I say, all we talked to had a good time, there was some bitching but there is always some bitching. It was a combination of SNORE and MORE the SNORE KC Hilites Midnight Special and the MORE Chili Cookoff. Two great organizations working together for the racers. And so it goes. The Class 1 Unlimited race had 22 entrants, they had five laps to go for their race and nine of them managed to make it all the way. At the end of their first lap it was George Pondella leading the way, Chris Kemp ran second, he was a minute in arrears, Rick Romans came along another minute back, Tom Koch was in fourth place, he was another minute in arrears and Doug Silcock rounded out the top five cars. Jim Knox ran in sixth place, Brian Wyborny was seventh, Richard Boyle ran in eighth, Pat Chicas was in ninth place and Daniel Wingerning was in the 10th spot. Steve 01-liges ran in 11th place, Mark Workentine made it an even dozen, John Koltura was in 13th place, John Langley was 14th and Erik Harp was the 15th. car to finish the first lap. Mike Pace-wichz ran in the 16th spot, Sean Obannon was 17th, Kelly Mather was 18th and Terry Householder was in 19yh place. Todd Tulls, Harley Letner and Shawn Bar-betta failed to complete their first lap. Second lap, George Pondella still led the class, Rick Romans was up a spot into second place, Chris Kemp slipped a spot into third place, Richard Boyle was up four spots into fourth place and Doug Silcock held on in fifth place. Jim Knox remained in sixth, Tom Koch dropped three spots to seventh place, Brian Wyborney dropped a spot into eighth place, Pat Chicas remained in ninth place and Steve Olliges was up a spot into 10th place. Daniel Wingerning was running in 11th place, John Koltura made it an even dozen, Erik Harp ran in 13th place, John Langley was in 14th place and Kelly Mather was up three spots into 15th place. Terry Householder held down the 16th position, Sean Obannon was in 17th place. Mark workentine and Mike Pacewichz were on their respective trailers. When their third lap ended it was Chris Kemp moving into the class lead, Doug Silcock was up three spots into second place, Rick Romans dropped to third place, Jim Knox was up two spots into fourth place and Pat Chicas was up four spots into fifth place. Brian Wyborney was up two places into sixth place, Richard Boyle dropped to seventh place, Daniel Wingerning was up two places into eighth, Steve Olliges was up a spot into 9th place and Tom Koch ran in the 10th spot. John Koltura remained in the 11th spot, Eric Harp was in 12th place, Kelly Mather ran in the 13th spot, Terry Householder ran 14th and George Pondella was the 15th and final car run-ning. John Langley and Mike Pacewichz were out of the race. Fourth lap ended and Chris Kemp was now leading the class, Doug Silcock remained in sec-ond place, he was six minutes in arrears, Rick Romans held on in the third spot, Richard Boyle dropped to fourth place and Brian Wybourny was up a spot into fifth place. Steve Olliges was up three places into sixth, Jim Knox was up three places into seventh, Daniel Wingering was in eighth place, Eric Harp was up three places into ninth and •John Koltura rounded out the top 10. ';fom Koch dropped out of the top ten, he was now in 11th place, Kelly Mather was running in the 12th spot and Terry Householder was up a spot Jason Coleman took the gold medal in the Class 112-1600 contest, he's seen here at speed early in the race in his good looking buggy. into 13th place. Pat Chicas and Coleman dropped to second, George Pondella were retired he was just seconds in arrears, from the action. Blaine Conrad ran third, he was Fifth lap, final lap and Chris another six minutes back, Bryan Kemp was right there to take Meyers was in fourth place and the winning checkered flag and Daniel Bellefontaine remained Chris was the overall winner of in the fifth spot. Joey Westhoff the race as well. Richard Boyle was up a spot into sixth, Chad was second to finish and he was Baeskens dropped into seventh second overall as well, Rick Ro- place, Scott Boyd was running mans was third to finish and he eighth, Emme Hall was up three was declared third overall for the spots into ninth and Will Mc-race, Brian Wyborney finished Cool remained-in 10th place. in fourth place and Steve Olliges Matt Ferrato ran in 11th place, rounded out the top five cars. Mike Ward was in 12th place, Jim Knox finished in sixth place, Todd Winslow was in 13th place Erik Harp took seventh place and Jeff Bruner was running honors, Daniel Wingering was in the 14th spot. Steven Achey eighth to finishand Tom Koch and Joe Castrey were on their was the ninth and final fin-trailers. isher of the Class 1 race. Doug Third lap ended and Jason Silcock, John Koltura, Kelly Coleman was back in the class Mather and Terry Householder lead, Bryan Meyers was back in were unable to complete their second place, Joey Westhoff was last required lap. . up three spots into third, Daniel The Class 1/2-1600 group Bellefontaine ran fourth and had 17 entries, they had four Scott Boyd was up three spots laps to run for their race and into fifth place. Chad Baeskins six of them were able to com- was running in sixth place, Will plete the required laps. At the McCool was in seventh place, completion of their first lap it Mike Ward was in eighth place was Jason Coleman in the class and Matt Ferrato was ninth. Out' lead, Bryan Meyers was in sec-of the race were Andrew Neal, ond place, he was 47 seconds Blaine Conrad, Emme Hall, in arrears, Andrew Neal was in Todd Winslow and Jeff Bruner. the third spot, he was less than Fourth lap, final lap and a second behind, Blaine Conrad when the checkers were unfurled was running in the fourth spot it was Jason Coleman taking a re-and Daniel Bellefontaine was ally nice win, Bryan Meyers took running in the fifth spot, he was the silver medal for his finish, six minutes behind the leader. Daniel Bellefontaine took third Chad Baeskins was in the sixth place honors, Ch;id Baeskins spot, Joey Westhoff was running finished first off the podium, seventh, Todd Winslow was in Joey Westhoff was fifth to finish eighth Place, Scott Boyd was and Scott Boyd was the sixth and running ninth and Will McCool last finisher in the class. Will was in the 10th spot. Mike Ward McCool, Mike Ward and Matt was running in the 11th spot, Ferrato failed to complete their Emme Hall made it an even final lap. dozen, Matt Ferrato was in 13th Class 10 was next up, they had p[iace, Jeff J?runer ran 14th, Ste-to complete four laps for their ven Achey was in 15th place and rac e. There were 17 cars entered Joe Castrey was rl\.nning 16th. but only s·ix of them would see Eric Anderson was unable to the checkered flag. When their complete his first lap. first lap ended it was Cody Reid Second lap, and we have a showing the way, Karl Scanlan new leader, Andrew Neal was was second, he was eight minutes now leading the class, Jason in arrears, Roger Starkey ran in Bryan Meyers took home the silver medal in the Class 1/2-1600 fracas, Roger Starkey gave it his all but had to settle for second place in the Robert Johnson had two long laps in the Class 11 fracas but he still Bryan was 19 minutes in a"ears when he took the checkered flag. Class 10 battle, he's seen here at high speed on the course. managed a second place finish, he's seen here at speed. Pages October 2012 Dusty Times

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enth, Randy Ellis ran in eighth place, Hector Garcia Jr. was ninth and Jeff Krantz was in the 10th spot. Sammy Ehrenberg was in 11th place and Kathy Kirk-meyer dropped to 12th place. Cody Reid took the win in the Class 10 contest, he had four minutes on his competition when he took the checkered flag. Chris Anderson had a most wonderful race, he took the Class 11 win with well over an hour in hand at the finish, seen here at speed. They completed their third lap and Cody Reid was leading the class, Roger Starkey remained in second place, he was 13 minutes behind the leader, Cody Jeffers was up two places into third, Bill Zolg dropped to fourth place and Karl Scanlan rounded out the top five. Allan Lindsay held on in sixth place, Randy Ellis was up a spot into seventh place, Sammy Ehrenberg was up three spots into eighth place, Blaine McDonald ran ninth and Jeff Krantz was in 10th place. Hector Garcia Jr. dropped to 11th place and Kathy Kirkmeyer remained the third spot, he was another four seconds back, Bill Zolg was in fourth place and Blaine McDonald ran in the fifth spot. Cody Jeffers was in sixth place, he was 21 minutes behind the leader, Allan Lindsay was in seventh place, Randy Ellis was in the eighth spot, Kathy Kirkmeyer was running ninth and Hector Garcia Jr. was in the 10th spot. Jeff Krantz was 11th and Sammy· Ehrenberg rounded out the 12 that were still running. Hunter Buettner, Chris Wakim, Brett Maurer, Brian Wirtz and Alan Fricker failed to complete their first lap. Second lap ·complete and Cody Reid still led the class, Roger Starkey was in second place, he was 10 minutes in ar-rears, Bilr Zolg was running in third place, Karl Scanlan was fourth and Cody Jeffers held down the fifth spot. Allan Lind-say was running in the sixth spot, Blain McDonald was lucky sev-in 12th place. . Fourth lap, final lap and it was Cody Reid taking a really nice win. Cody led all the way Continued on page 10 Danny Savant had four good laps and it got him a second place finish Bryon Reid was well off the winning pace but he still managed a second Braden Abatti didn't have too bad a day, he took the silver medal in Class in Class 12, Danny is seen here just at touchdown early in the race. place finish in Class 13, he's seen here at speed on the course. 3000, he's seen here racing his way into the darkness. Dusty Times 2,160 Rooms And Suites 60 Table Games 2,600 Slot Machines 22-Table Poker Room Race & Sports Book 640-Seat Bingo Room 16 Movie Theaters 9 Restaurants 75,000 Sq. Ft. Of Meeting Space 4,600 Seat Equestrian & Event Center 80,000 Sq. Ft. Exhibit Hall Spa & Fitness Center Showroom. 64-Lane Bowling Center ~~~ LAS VEGAS BLVD AT SILVERADO RANCH • SOUTHPO/NTCASINO.COM October 2012 Page 9

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7he Class 12 gold medal went to Ralph Potts, Ralph had 38 minutes in hand when he took the checkers, he's seen here at touchdown early on. Thenl...., 19 entries in Class 1400 and only one of them made it all the way, Darren Parsons toolc the win in seven hours and change. and was quite pleased with the outcome. Roger Starkey took second place honors, he finished less than five minutes in arrears, Cody Jeffers was third to finish, Bill Zolg took fourth place hon-ors, Sammy Ehrenberg finished in the fifth spot and Randy Ellis was the sixth and final finisher. Karl Scanlan, Allan Lindsay, Blain McDonald, Jeff Kranz, Hector Garcia Jr. and Kathy Kirkmeyer failed to complete their final lap. There were six cars entere.d in the Class 11 contest, they had two laps to run for their race and only two of them would make it all the way. At the end of their first lap it was Chris An-derson in the class lead,_Michael Brenner was in second place, he was 53 minutes in arrears, Rob-ert Johnson was third, he was another nine minutes back and David Gunn ran fourth, he was another 21 minutes in arrears. Steven Bertrand and Kenyon Whetsell did not complete their first lap. next; there were nine of them entered and three of them were able to make the four required laps. At the end of their first lap it was Brady Wisdom leading the class, Ralph Potts was 10 minutes behind in second place, Danny Savant was in third place, he was another six minutes back, An-drew Sallenbach was in fourth place, he was another six min-utes back and Keith Rogovin was in fifth place, another three min-utes in arrears. Greg Crew was in the sixth spot and Michael Benedict was running seventh. 7he gold medal in Class 13 went to Jordan Poole, Jordan had well over an hour on his competition when he took the checkered flag. Blaise Jackson and Justion Buck-ley were out of the race. Second lap completed and Ralph Potts was now leading the class, Danny Savant was up a spot into second place, Keith Rogovin was up two spots into third place, Greg Crew ran in fourth place and Michael Bene-dict was in the fifth spot. Brady Wisdom and Andrew Sallenbach failed to complete their second lap. Third lap ended and Ralph Potts continued to lead the class, there were no position changes on the lap. Fourth and final lap, the checkered flag flew and it was Ralph Potts taking a nice win, Danny Savant took second place, he was 38 minutes behind the leader and Keith Rogovin was the third and final finisher in the class. Greg Crew and Mi-chael Benedict failed to com-plete their final lap. The class 13 troops were next up, there were six of them en-tered and they had three laps to complete for their race. Jordan Poole was first around, Evan bixon came in four minutes later for second place, Adam Spitz was third, he was another 24 minutes back, Bryon Reid was in fourth place, less than a min-ute back and Bree Cloud was in fifth place, another two minutes in arrears. Richard Dormack did not complete the first lap. There were no position chang-es on the second lap. Third lap, final lap and it was Jordan Poole taking a very nice win, Bryon Reid came in for a second place finish, he was over an hour in arrears and Bree Cloud was third to finish the race, another two minutes back. Evan Dixon and Adam Spitz failed to complete the final lap. The Class 1400 battle was next, there were 19 vehicles entered and they had four laps to run for their race. It was odd that only one of them would complete all the required laps. At the end of their first lap it was Bryson Hope in the class lead, Jason Wadsworth was second, he was less than four minutes in ar-rears, James Gill was third in, he was another minute back, Daniel Fertal ran fourth, he was another four· minutes in arrears and Kev-in Knight was in fifth place. Sal Gomez ran in sixth place, Dar-ren Parsons was lucky seventh, Josh Williams was in eighth place, Keith Minnicks ran ninth and Craig Reynolds rounded out the top 10. Jeff Musgrave was 11th in, Jesus Galvan made it an even dozen, Jeremy Smeltzer was in 13th place, Josh Taylor was 14th in and Thomas Chandler rounded out the top 15. Juan Sanchez was 16th to come in and that's all that were running. Bill Belansky, Ryan Agius and Michael Fox did not complete the first lap. Their second lap ended and now it was Jason Wadsworth in the lead; Darren Parsons moved up into second place, he was 10 minutes behind the leaderJ Bryson H~pe dropped to third place, Kevin Knight was up a spot into fourth place and Josh Williams was up two places into fifth. Sal Gomez held on in sixth place, Daniel Fertal dropped three spots into seventh place, Keith Minnicks held his eighth position, Jesus Galvan was up two places into ninth, Jeff Musgrave remained in the 10th spot and Thomas Chamlee was up three spots into 11th place. Jim Gill, Craig Reynolds, Jeremy Smeltzer, Josh Taylor and Juan Sanchezwere all out of the race. Third lap ended and we had yet another leader, Darren Par-sons was now in front, Bryson Hope moved up into the second spot, Daniel Fertal took over third place, Jason Wadsworth was fourth and Josh Williams ran in fifth place. Sixth place belonged to Sal Gomez, Kevin Knight dropped some spots and was in seventh place, Jeff Mus-grave was up three places into eighth and Jesus Galvan was running in the ninth spot. Keith Minnicks and Thomas Chamlee were on their trailers. Fourth lap, cards on the table and it was -Darren Parsons tak-ing the Class 1400 win. He was the only finisher!!!!!!! We saw Bryson Hope, Jason Wadsworth, Josh Williams, Sal Gomez, Kevin . Knight, Jeff Musgrave, Jesus Gal-van and Daniel Fertal all fail to finish their final lap. What an ending to a race. The Class 1450 fracas had Second lap, final lap and it was Chris Anderson taking the class win, Robert Johnson took· second place honors. Michael Brenner and David Gunn failed to complete their final lap. Class 18 only had three entries but only one finisher,Cody Freeman had a bad first lap but he hung in there and took the class win. Jay Wallick was the gold medal win"ner in the Class 3000 contest, Jay had 20 minutes The Class 12 competition was on his competition when he took the checkered flag. Steve Hall was the second place finisher in the 5-U Class contest, Larry Antuna took second place honors in the 5/1600 fracas, he was Steve was a bit off the winning pace, he was 43 minutes in arrears at Jorge Ventura captured the silver medal in Class 9, two longer laps didn't eight minutes in arrears when he took the checkered flag. the checkers. help, Jorge was 15 minutes in arrears at the checkers. Page 10 October 2012 Dusty Times

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r seven vehicles entered, they had two laps to run for their race and four of them made all the required laps. When they fin-ished their first lap it was Chris Amrein in the lead, Guillermo Herrea was in second place, he was 13 minutes in arrears, Kenny flowers was third, he was anoth-er nine minutes in arrears, Kevin McKeown ran in fourth place, he was another nine minutes back and Rhonda Parkhouse was fifth, another two minutes back. Hassim Mendez and Eric Juengling failed to complete their first lap. Their second lap ended and Chris Amrein took the gold medal for the class, Kevin McK-eown took silver medal honors, he was 23 minutes in arrears at the finish, Kenny Flowers took the bronze medal, he was anoth-er 22 minutes back and Rhonda Parkhouse finished first off the podium another 15 minutes Guy Savedra put another notch in his belt when he took the Class 5 win, Guy had eight minutes on his competition when he took the checkered flag. back. Guillermo Herrera failed to complete his second lap. The Jump Speed Class had two entrants and neither one of them was able to complete the required laps. George Mor-tis completed his first lap in 2 hours and 45 minutes, Austin Stobaugh finished his first lap in a bit over four hours. On their second lap it was George Mortis leading the way A J Martin flew through the darkness to take the 5-U Class win wfth ease, he's seen here slightly askew as he heads for the finish line. with a time of three hours and finish column. 1! forty minutes and Austin Sto-The Class 18 troops were baugh did his lap in two hours three strong, they had three laps! and forty seven minutes. to complete for a finish and one; Neither was able to carry on of them made it all the way. An-' so both were listed in the did not Centinued on page 12 1 Rick Romans took third place honors in Class 1, Rick finished third overall Not too bad a day for Daniel Bellefontaine, he took third place honors Cody Jeffers was the third place finisher in the Class 10 contest, he in the race, he's seen here just at lfftoff.. in the 1/2-1600 battle and he beat o.ut 14 other cars. bested 14 other class entrants, seen here at speed. Dusty Times 16X4 VW NON BEADLOCK • 17X8 TRUCK BEADLOCK GEN. Z 15X8 TRUCK BEADLOCK .. I 7X8 VW BEADLOCK 17X8 TRUCK SIMULATED LOCK 15XIZ VW BEADLOCI( 15X7 VW BEADLOCK 15X7 VW NON BEADLOCK I 5X4 VW BEADLOCK 15X4 VW NON BEADLOCK WIEEJ..s CAN ALSO BE CUT AND WB..DEl1 TO ctBTOH D#ENSIONS October 2012 Page 11

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There was only one entry in the Class 7S contest, Ken Dixon and he turned two long lap but carries on to the end for a class win. Jimmy Taranto won all the marbles in the Class 9 contest, Jimmy had 15 minutes on his competition when he took the checkered flag. thony Perrucci led the first lap, lick was still sitting in second John Pellissier was second, he p[lace, still two minutes out of was five minutes in arrears and the class lead, John Gould re-Cody Freeman was third, he was mained in the third spot, he was another 16 minutes in arrears. 33 minutes behind the leader, Second lap ended and now it Dan Pfister ran in fourth place, was John Pellissier in the Class not far out of third and Alann lead, Cody Freeman was in sec- Lee was in the fifth spot. . ond place, he was 20 minutes Their third lap ended and in arrears and Anthony Perrucci now it was Jay Wallick leading failed to complete the lap. the class, Braden Abatti was·now Third lap completed and in second place, he was nine guess what? The only car run-minutes behind the leader, John ning belonged to Cody Free-Gould ran third, he was another man so Cody collected the gold 30 minutes back and Dan Pfister medal, John Pellissier retired to ran in fourth place. Alann Lee his trailer. was out of the race. The 3000 Class race had six Fourth lap, final lap and Jay entrants, they had to go four laps Wallick came in for a nice win, for their race and two of them Braden Abatti was second, he were able to get all the required was 20 minutes behind the lead-laps in. When they finished er. We lost John Gould and Dan their first lap it was Braden Ab- Pfister to the gremlins. atti leading the class, Jay Wallick The Class 5/1600 people were was in second place, he was two next, they were five strong and minutes behind the leader, John they had to run· three laps for Gould ran in the third spot, he their race. When their first lap was another 10 minutes in ar-ended it was Larry Antuna lead-rears, Alann Lee was fourth, he ing the class, Guy Savedra was was running on the same second in the second spot, he was three as Gould and Dan Pfister was · seconds behind the leader, Marc running fifth, he was running 15 . Deshane was running third, he minutes behind the class leader. was another 16 minutes in ar-Asher Edwards did not complete rears and Tom Bird ran in the his first lap. fourth spot, he was another eight Brian Simmer flew his Ford nicely to take the Class 7U gold medal, Brian is seen here nicely airborne as he races into the night. Second lap came to an end and now it was Guy Savedra leading the class, Larry Antuna dropped to second place, he was two minutes in arrears, Marc De-shane was third, he was another 38 minutes back and Tom Bird was another two minutes back in fourth place. Third and last lap ended, checkered flag flew and it was Guy Savedra taking a nice win, Larry Antuna came in second, he was seven minutes in arrears, Marc Deshane was third in, he was another 58 minutes back and Tom Bird was first off the podium, another 10 minutes back. The SU Class had eight en-trants and only two of them would complete the four re-quired laps. At the finish of their first lap it was A J Martin in the class lead, Steve Hall ran in the second spot, he was 15 minutes in arrears, Richard Garavito was running in third, he was another five minutes back, Ben Swift was in fourt place, he was an-other four minutes in arrears, Steve Griffith was running fifth, another minute back and Scott Moldenhauer was sixth, he was over an hour in arrears with ma-jor problems. Chris Lazenby and Wendy Belk were out of the race. Their second lap ended and A J Martin continued to lead, Richard Garavito moved into second place, he was half an hour behind the leader, Steve Hall dropped to third, he was 37 minutes out of the lead, Steve Griffith was fourth, he was another 19 minutes back, Ben Swift was running in fifth place and Scott Moldenhauer remained in the sixth spot. sixth place. Fourth lap, final lap and when the checkers flew it was A J Martin taking a well deserved gold medal, Steve Hall took sec-ond place honors, and that's all there was! Failing to complete their final lap were Richard Ga-ravito, Steve Griffith, Ben Swift and Scott moldenhouer. In Class 7S there was only one entry, Ken Dixon. Ken ran his two required laps with ease and, obviously took home the gold medal for the <;lass. Class 7U had two entries, they had four laps to run. for their race and one entrant made it all the way. On their first lap it was Brian Simmer showing the way, Keith Smith was 28 minutes in arrears. Second lap and Brian Simmer was all alone, Keith Smith had fallen to the race gremlins and was nowhere to be seen. Brian Simmer continued on for his four required laps and went home with the gold medal around his neck. There was only one truck en-tered in the Class 8 venue. It was Joe Patelli, he had three laps to run and he did so, having a bit of a problem on his last lap but he completed his laps and took the class win. Class 9 had eight entrants, they had three laps to run for their race and six of them made all the required laps. At the end of their first lap it was Jimmy Taranto leading the class, Jorge Ventura was second, he was six minutes in arrears, Tyler Petersen ran in third place, he was another four minutes in ar-rears, Giti Gowland held down the fourth spot, he was less than a minute further back and Mike Brown was fifth, he was another five minutes in arrears. Brian Caudill was in the sixth spot, Kyle Vizzo had a three hour laps, with lots of problems and Bran-don Holly finished in eighth place, he was another 24 minutes in arrears. Second lap ended, Jimmy Taranto still led the class, Jorge Ventura remained in the second spot, he was 18 minutes behind the leader, Tyler Petersen was still third, he was another three minutes in arrears, Giti Gow-land hung on in fourth place, he was another five minutes back and Mike Brown remained in the fifth spot, another four minutes in arrears. Brian Caudill owned the sixth spot, Kyle Vizzo was sev-enth, he was still recovering from first lap woes and Brandon Holly had already spent more than six hours on the course. Third lap, final lap and it was Jimmy Taranto taking a really nice win, Jorge Ventura took the silver medal, he was 14 minutes behind the winner, Tyler Petersen was another 10 minutes back, in third place, Mike Brown finished first off the podium, he was another three minutes in arrears, Brian Caudill was fifth in, he was another eight minutes back and, Giti Gowland finished in the sixth spot, he was another two minutes in arrears. Kyle Vizzo . , and Brandon Holly failed to complete their final lap. And so it ended, triumph for some and tragedy for many. See ya all at the next one! ~f-Q.JU:., 6 Third lap and A J Martin continued to lead the class, Steve Hall moved into second place, he was 50 minutes behind the leader, Richard Garavito dropped to third place, Steve Griffith remained in the fourth spot, Ben Swift ran in fifth and Scott Moldenhauer remained in Richard Boyle gets set for a hard landing as he heads into the night, Richi,rd finished second in Class 1 and he was second overall as well. ·· Second lap ended and Braden minutes back. John Witchel did Abatti still led the class, Jay Wal- · not complete his first lap. ,.::.._----------------====;--;=================:::::::; , I Keith Rogovin was the third place finisher in the Class 12 conflict, he was Bree Cloud finished in third place in the Class 13 contest, Bree was only Tyler Petersen finished in third place in the Class 9 contest, Tyler is seen a bit off the winning pace but still took the bronze medal. two minutes out of a second place finish. · here at speed heading into the night. Page 12 October 2012 Dusty Times

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LAJ2C68™ WALES RALLY GB Latvala/Ford Fiesta Take The Gold By Martin Holmes Photos: Maurice Selden Jari-Matti Latvala and Miikka Anttila drove their Ford Fiesta RS to the gold medal in Wales, they're seen here sliding into a right hander. For two long days it re-ally looked as if the mighty Citroen rally empire had been finally defeated. Jari-Matti Latvala was on his way to a repeat of his win on Wales Rally GB of last year and his teammate, and initial rally leader, Petter Solberg was in second place. On the final day however the Citroens, who had been woefully slow until then, found their form and Sebastien Loeb was abte to pass Solberg into second place. Nothing however could deny Latvala the seventh vic-tory of his WRC career which had begun on this event ten years ago. 27 year old Latvala sprung into unbeatable form on the first morning when the Citroen struggled to find grip in the slippery conditions. Quite the reverse of form. Craig Breen came comfortably home in the SWRC support category but only after Yazeed Al Rajhi, who was very slightly ahead, was penalised five min-utes for a double speeding offence. It was a remarkable event in which every starter (albeit· only 31 crews) were still running on the final day until three stages before the finish. The event however was boycotted by privateer drivers, on which the popularity of the event was based. The un-fortunate change in date and the insistence on an extended route format forced the priva-teers away. It made the event an unwelcome challenge even for champiqnship teams, even if the delight of the popular Welsh forest stages remained. Citroen left Britain assured that either Loeb or Hirvonen would win the Drivers' title but the Manufacturer's title could not be claimed for the moment. Wales Rally GB was round 10 of the 2012 World Rally Championship, a qualifying round for the SWRC and the penultimate all-gravel round of the season. Four drivers were still eligible for the Driver's title going into the event, the two Citroen drivers Sebastien Loeb and Mikko Hirvonen, the Ford team driver Petter Solberg and amazingly the privateer Ford driver Mads Ostberg, despite missing two of the preceding nine events this year. Although already far ahead of his rivals even if Loeb came away with a maximum points score and his nearest rival did not score, he would still be short of the title by two points but with the hope of securing the title on the next round, and his home event. The title hopes of Ford's other team driver 27 year old Jari Matti Latvala, whose WRC career began at this ·rally ten years ago, ended at Rallye Deutschland. The event followed basically a similar format to last year, being promotionally styled to suit the interests of the event's sponsor, the Wels.h tourism au-thorities. This year, however, the only ac_tivity in the north of the Principality was the night time ceremonial start at Llandudno, which entailed considerable non-competitive travelling for the crews. The epicentre of the event was Car-diff in the south, some 400km away by the recommended route. The Qualifying Stage was held some 90km inland from Cardiff, two days before the first special stage. All the forest stages, in central and south central Wales were fa, miliar, but there was a strange 3km asphalt stage run in the grounds of Celtic Manor re-sort, near Newport, in the ear-ly evening Saturday. The main change was the date for the ral-ly, reverting this year to a Sep-tember dat~ which caused a lot of knock-on consequences, not only to the entry level but also to climatic factors. This year the final morning stages Sebastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia finished 12th overall in Wales, they're seen here getting ready for a fast hard landing. were held in the South Wales forests between Cardiff and Swansea, including Walters's Arena, after absence from that region last year. Whereas the top level entry was as strong as ever, the main news factor was the appall-ingly small total entry list, with only 31 crews signed up to take part, and with no pri-vate British competitors at all. A further 41 club competitors had entered a three day paral-lel national event which used the same stages once rather than twice, and the total field was bolstered by six en.tries driving Land Rovers. The low number of entries for the WRC event was a tragic situation for this classic fix-ture, which had been held as a championship qualifying event every year since the World series started in 197 3, and this year celebrated 80 years since the event was first run. It attracted less than half the number of WRCar entries to last year. Date clashes with both the IRC (with the Yalta Rally in Ukraine) and the APRC (with the Hokkaido Rally in Japan) did not help. This was the period in the run-up to the end of the sea-son when remaining car and · component allocations come to the fore. For this reason the Mini Portugal team car driven by Chris Atkinson was an original 0lA version, so there were be no 0lB Minis on this event. Main chal-lenge for the teams was the· extreme logistics demanded by the format, one team say-ing it was more difficult than the Monte Carlo Rally. The tyre situation had changed following a rule change by the FIA. No longer must the alternative comp"ound tyre only be available in severely restricted quantities, the top crews all had 30 soft and 22 hard tyres available to choose from. The correct tyre choices for the long Day 1 (146km, 45% of the competitive route) was tricky, especially because the decision had to be made 15 HOURS before the first stage was run. Cars being in pare ferme after the cer-emonial start in Llandudno the evening before wlth no service opportunity until re-mote service midday Friday.>> Originally the running order selection was to be declared after the Qualifying Stage on the Wednesday, but following requests by the teams the selec-tion process was deferred until the Ceremonial start itself the next day. Matthew Wilson made his return to the WRC scene hav-ing missed rallies since Febru-ary, as a result of a foot injury and then the collapse of the Go Fast rally team. Evgeniy Novikov came with a new co-driver, this time Ilka Minor, in the place the still-injured Denis Giraudet, and there was a welcome return to WRC ral-lying for the six times South · African champion Jan Habig, a veteran who celebrated his 53rd birthday on Day 1 of the event. Robbie Durant, the regular codriver for Harry Hunt, was his codriver. The top SWRC news sur-rounded the strategy changes of the Proton team, following the engine failure of Hayden Paddon's Skoda in Finland. Suddenly the Proton driver PG Andersson had found himself six points ahead of Paddon, and unexpectedly the vista of a title had appeared on the hori-zon. Andersson's programme had now been moved away from the Asia Pacific series. Proton guest driver Juha Salo was offered a drive on the two final rounds of the APRC, the event in Japan and then in China, instead of a single re-maining drive in Britain. The second Proton seat went to Petter Solberg and Chris Patterson flew their Ford Fiesta RS to a third Chris Atkinson and Stephane Prevot drove their Mini to an 11th overall Evgeniy Novikov and Ilka Minor drove their Ford Fiesta RS to a sixth place place overall finish in Wales, seen here ready for an off balance landing. finish in the Wales Rally, seen here out of a left hander at high speed. overall in Wales, they're seen here fording a water crossing. Page 14 October 2012 Dusty Times

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r Sebastien Loeb and Daniel Elena finished second overall in Wales, they are seen here flying low in their Citroen 0S3. the British importers' driver Tom Cave. Having expected to be absent at the IRC event in Ukraine meant that Skoda UK driver Andreas Mikkelsen and Kevin Abbring came back again as the Y.W teammate to Sebastien Ogier instead. Curiosity factors included Edoardo Bresolin's entry in an Fiesta RRC. This was the same car he ran in Finland and the same car driven to victory on the 2011 Rally GB by Latvala as a World Rally Car. Another famous car was Alastair Fisher's 2-litre Fiesta chassis 2, Ford's first produc-tion S2000 which won the 2010 Monte Carlo Rally with Hirvonen. Fisher competed as a Guest entry in the SWRC category. Biggest surprise was the appearance, in apparent pristine condition, of Craig Breen's Fiesta S2000, hastily rebuilt after his spectacular four-times end-over-end ac-cident in Finland. The team confirmed that the roll cage was virtually unmarked, more than could be said for Craig's crash helmet! Saddest feature of the rally was the privateer scene. There · were only eight crews on the event who were non cham-pionship entries or run by a factory, and of these only one entry typified the traditional clubman spirit that made the event so popular in earlier years. This was the Belgian driver Renaud Bronkart who won his class in a Toyota Yaris on the recent Neste Oil Rally Finland and had come to Brit-ain in the hope of gaining more success. And as for local interest, Proton driver Tom Cave was the only Welsh resi-dent driver on the event. Competitors came back from recce reporting that con-ditions were generally damp and presumed it would stay that way. The weather forecast was for some rain on QS day and then it should dry out to some extent during the event. There was a moment of excite-ment when the works Fords of Petter Solberg and Jari-Matti Latvala were fastest in "free practice" with the works Citroens of Sebastien Loeb and Mikko Hirvonen split by the private Ford of Mads Ostberg. On the QS however Loeb was back again in force but only by half a tenth of a second (0.051s) from Sol-berg while Citroens took third place, with Hirvonen 6-thou-sands o f a second (0.006s) ahead of N euville. Once the Dusty Times excitement was over, the cars were driven back to Cardiff and put into pare ferme, ready for the long trip north for the ceremonial start at the other end of the country, where 29 hours later the crews would announce their running order for the long Day 1. On the Wednesday evening the main interest was the dec-laration of the winner of this year's Michael Park award, which went to Stephane Pre-vot who proudly walked into the Ford hospitality unit in his Mini clothing, but there was nothing but accord at the choice. On Thursday evening the running order selection decisions were made at the ceremonial ~tart at Llandud-no. First nomination went to Sebastien Loeb who chose third slot, followed by Petter Solberg who asked for fourth, Mikko Hirvonen who went to second, Thierry Neuville went for first car ~n the road, and tenth choice went to Evgeniy Novikov who was happy to find the last ( 14th) position still available, "I don't like getting up too early!" Loeb confirmed that he had been a little lucky at QS to get through before the rain really started, though generally the conditions did not change very much. Day 1 All 31 crews started Friday from Llandudno for three stage venues in mid Wales used twice. There was slight rain at Dyfnant for the first stage but the wind on the hills was getting up and except under the trees the wet sur-faces were dying out. Thierry Neuville said he didn't know if choosing slot 1 was right or wrong, but it was all good experience. Petter Solberg started off with a vengeance to lead after the first two stag~s. Thierry Neuville was lacking self confidence and was lying eighth. On the first s~age Ott Tanak had a power steering problem while Martin Prokop lost top gear forcing him to drive on the rev limiter more than he would have wished. Chris Atkinson was going carefully on his first event in an old 0lA Mini while Jan Habig was finding his feet as was Matthew Wilson, on his first event since Monte Carlo. Mads Ostberg eased his pace on stage 2 thinking, wrongly, that he had a punc-ture and was pushing hard but come the third stage h e was struggling with old pacenotes Yazeed Al Rajhi and Michael O" flash by a large crowd in Wales, they are seen here in flight on their way to a 16th place overall in their Ford Fiesta 1.6. prepared under his previous system. Jari-Matti Latvala was a little nervous on stage 2 af-ter he hit a log pile and which pulled a tyre off the rim and caused a big vibration but he was in fine form on stage 3 where he jumped from fourth to take the lead from his team-mate. Latvala, "Myherin is really my favourite stage. I wish we had more stages just like that!" At Citroen Mikko Hirvonen was in serious trou-ble and not showing his true form, "I don't think we can stay on the road if we went any faster," and was unsettled in fifth place. There was no full service during the day only the Re-mote Service opportunity at the regroup held at Newtown after the first run through the loop. Latvala was on a charge in the afternoon as the rally made a rerun of the three morning stages. The surfaces of the stages were"how much drier than in the morning except for the patches under the trees. Like in the morning there were tyre. questions, hard or soft, and whether to take one spare or two. The Citroen drivers spread their options, taking two spares their cars _lost ultimate performance but had the capability to adjust to unexpected conditions. Fords went again on soft tyres and with just one spare. Tanak was still struggling -there was no time to repair his steering. Atkinson had adjustments made to his Mini to improve the balance, but he admitted the car was still a long way off the pace of the leaders. At the end of the day his time was to-wards two seconds a kilometre slower. Nobre's Mini had an ignition problem and needed pushing to restart the engine every time. Loeb was pushing hard but to no avail against the Fords. On stage 5 he dropped back behind Solberg, so Fords were now 1-2. The shock was Hirvonen, who was still disappointing. He said he had no grip at the front and the tyres were wearing badly. Sebastien Ogier started off easily the fastest of the S2000 cars, redeeming his embarrass-ing accident on the opening day of last year's rally. Hayden Paddon led the SWRC after stage 1 but he then stopped with an electrical problem for 11 minutes on stage 2, which let Craig Breen up into a lead of 9 .9 seconds fro m Alistair Fisher, who o n st age 3 then st opped with broke n front October 2012 suspension. Meanwhile PG Andersson was in trouble. He was lying second after the first stage but then had <a punc-ture and pulled a wheel off his Proton on stage 2>. He got to the end of the stage but then stopped for the day. Yazeed Al Rajhi moved up in to sec-ond place in his turbo Fiesta and lying third now was Tom· Cave. Maciej Oleksowicz had a troubled morning with a bent steering arm and then a rear puncture in stage 3. Paddon dropped to last of the five cars still running but with the add-ed problem of no second gear. So Breen found himself over 40 seconds ahead after three stages despite handling dif-ficulties turning-into corners. Non championship driver Karl Kruuda (Fiesta) had to re-vert to manual gearshift while the Belgian privateer Rena).ld Bronkart was making up for the bad luck of last year when he ended up with a punctured fuel tank. On the first of the afternoon stages both Paddon and Kruuda stopped for the day, Paddon when his earlier electrical problem recurred, so four cars were left: Breen, Al Rajhi, Cave and Olekso-wicz and then Al Rajhi spun but still held on to his sec-. ond place.> Ogier was fastest S2000 driver on every stage in Class 2 during the day while Abbring was close behind Breen's SWRC leading car. Nothing could spoil the day for Latvala, "I couldn't be happier. My car was set up hard. It is great to drive. I haven't been so happy for a long time." Stage 1 Tee, the of-ficial rally timing company, in-troduced a novel system high-lighting the fastest driver on each split stage section. There had been 36 sections within the six stages of the day. Ford drivers scored fastest time on 31 of them, Citroen drivers only five. Of the 31 entries that took the start at the be-ginning of the day there were five not running by the eve-ning. In additio n to Fisher, Andersson and Paddon the rally was without Kruuda and the Swiss driver Michael Bur-ri who stopped with broken transmissio n . Class leaders were Latvala, O gier, Mathieu Arzen o in Class 5 with the Citroen , Lo renzo Bertelli in Class 3 with the Subaru and over ten minutes behind every-one else, Renaud Bronkart in Class 10 with the Yaris. Day 2 All the crews restarted. Ott Tanak's steering problem had been fixed and Martin Pro-kop was back with six-speed transmission again. It was the Eppynt day using a group of three stages in the Brecon Beacons area, a mixture of forest and military complex roads. Although each venue was all-gravel the conditions varied a lot. On the opening forest stage there was fog and with extremely slippery condi-tions, which led to Mads O st-berg gaining his first scratch time on a gravel road stage since Greece in 2009! Neu-ville had splits in the body shell of his DS3 which let mud in the cockpit. Mikko Hirvonen found his Citroen was virtually uncontrollable in the conditions while Loeb was only a little less unhappy. Fords made the top four best times on the stage! The next stage (8) was the same hilltop location as where the Power Stage was held last year, and it was just as slippery, it was very hard based covered by gravel, which made judging brak-ing points very tricky. Loeb scored his first scratch time of the event but Jan Habig went off the road, the only driver not to reach the midday halt. Chris Atkinson was getting happier with improvements to his Mini's brakes. Stage 9 was a mixture of forest road in the Halfway Forest joined with open tracks on the Eppynt military ranges, the fog was coming and going but there was better grip, much to the relief of Hirvonen. The top drivers had been relying on soft tyres again, though Loeb had two hards as spares which he did not use. Loeb: "It was so slippery in the wet patches Centinued 1n page 16 Page 15

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I Mads Ostberg and Jonas Andersson are slightly askew in their Ford Tom Cave and Craig Parry drove their Proton Satria to 14th overall in Petter. Solberg and Chris Patterson drove their Ford Fiesta RS to a third Fiesta RS in the Wales Rally, they finished fourth overall for their efforts. the Wales Rally, they are seen here giving the water a good thrashing. place finish overall in Wales, seen here just at touchdown. -under the trees and I need come the oil leak. A small suspension, causing him to be times second time through in front of him, but not least the best available grip there, straight-on error on the stage the second retirement of the stage 16/ 19, the Power Stage, Bronkart finished in the Toyo-so I stayed with the softs all 10 let Yazeed Al Rajhi mo-event. This elevated Atkin-except for Hirvonen who was ta and the winner of Class 10. round." Loeb and Ostberg mentarily get in front in the son, whose gearshift problem marginally quicker, and in so In SWRC Craig Breen in a suffered a lot of tyre wear but category. But then Breen was had been traced to a faulty doing scored his one and only Skoda now had a lead of over the two leading Fords were less back in the lead again. The sensor, in to the points but scratch time all rally! Loeb two minutes from Tom Cave troubled. normally innocuous Celtic then he damaged the rear snatched second place from in a Proton. In Class 2 Kevin The second loop of the same Manor stage produced a sur-suspension on the final stage Solberg and redeemed for Ab bring made the best time three stages was drier with prise at the end of the day. and dropped back to 11th, Citroen a really valuable result on the first stage of the day no patches of the fast moving Yazeed had retaken the lead elevating Al Attiyah in to 10th from a desperately difficult and the second stage went to mist seen earlier in the day but and now led Breen by 0.1 sec. place. Conditions were get-event, but neither for Loeb Paddon, as Ogier began to ease still there were muddy patches Non-championship driver Se-ting damper and rain began or for Citroen themselves was his pace. P.G Andersson hit which worried the drivers. To bastien Ogier scored fastest to fall. Prokop had a spin but the team effort enough for ei- a log in the road on stage 17 finish the day there was also an Class 2 times throughout the the real attention focussed on ther of them to gain the titles and broke the power steering. extra section, the 3km asphalt day but his VW team colleague the battle for second place. they need. Among the single All seven starters made it to stage in the grounds of Celtic Abbring stopped after going At the mid morning service driver teams Ostberg's Adapta the finish. In the SWRC title Manor resort centre near New-off the road. Not content with Loeb was 2. 9 seconds ahead, team had now got in front of stakes, with just two (asphalt) port .. Hard or soft tyrc;:s, one still posting fastest times on after stage 17 Solberg was 0.3 the Citroen Junior Team of rounds to run both the series spare or two -the same critical every stage in Class 2, Ogier ahead, after stage 18 Loeb was Neuville and was now just two leader Andersson's and Pad-choices had to be made. Most amused himself with a battle 0.1 in front! The final Power points behind Al Attiyah's Qa-don's problems .and low points drivers chose softs, with Atkin-against the old Mini WRC of Stage stood to be significant tar team. scores meant Craig Breen's so.n the only top driver going Chris Atkinson, less than half for more than just the supple-The other Class Winners victory revived his title hopes. for hards -and admitting after-a minute ahead. To put things mental Drivers' championship were Arzeno in the Citroen Five drivers remain in the title wards it was muddier than he into perspective Ogier was points . . In the end there was DS3 R3T in Class 5, Bertelli hunt, these three and Oleksow-had expected. The worry was more than four minutes ahead ·the biggest surprise of all. in the Subaru in Class 3 and icz.and Al Rajhi with 21 points not just the still damp patches, of both Al Rajhi and Breen. Most top drivers made slower last, nearly an hour the car separating them. l.l\.lc!C:: it was the fresh mud which had There was a shock waiting for been thrown on the track by Yazeed Al Rajhi a.t the end of the corner-cutting drivers the the day. He had been timed by first time through. Ostberg police for exceeding the speed t9ok two spare tyres, conscious limit for a second occasion and that his team had a lot of the organisers );lad no option trouble to fin<;! a good qalance but to issue a five minute time unless the car only qrried one penalty, which dropped him spare. "It's all to do with the down to third in SWRC, well balance at the rear of the car, behind Tom Cave. Al Rajhi, "I but we do not know why. My am gaining lots of experience" problem is knowing that I have he mused. There were however got to start taking risks to keep no reports from police about up." Hirvonen was marginally drivers running on bald tyres happier than during the morn-on the public highway ... ing stages but his times did Day 3 not reflect that. His Citroen Remarkably all 31 crews teammate Loeb was only a little were lined up for the start of more satisfied saying that he the final day. Citroen sud-had destroyed his tyres trying denly found their form and to catch Solberg who was just Loeb decided to push, winning 6.4 seconds in front, admitting the first two stages of the day that Latvala was normally far and by the second stage he had out of reach. Solberg was be-passed Petter Solberg and was ginning to rue his caution ear-up to second place. Solberg lier in the rally on the rougher was mystified. On stage 16 stretches of route. The final Solberg had a tyre partially stage at Celtic Manor was a come off its rim on a jump. weird section.· Up one road, The conditions were getting turn round at the end, come more damp and slippery. On back and down another road. the opening stage Ott Tanak Latvala made fastest time, "It spun but held on to sixth place was my very best superspecial ahead of Evgeniy Novikov, in my life, flat out and very who also slid off the road, Thi-few corners!" His front tyres erry Neuville, Matthew Wil-were virtually bald but it paid son (who had a misfire as did off, and it was the same for fourth placed Mads Ostberg) many other drivers. Reverse and Martin Prokop. Atkinson order seeding was no friend of had a gear shift problem but the rally fans. Since stage five even without any retirements through to the end of stage 13 amongst rival drivers he was there had been no· change in still lying just outside the top the top ten positions at all. ten. In SWRC Fisher, Anders-At the mid morning halt son and Paddon all restarted. all 31 crews were still running Breen was ·on his own but had but that was about to come to an alarming loss of engine an end. On the road section oil after the final stage of the to the start of the final loop morning. Breen checked out Paulo Nobre stopped with a of the midday service eight broken cable to the alternator. minutes late, having had the Then on the first stage of the gearbox and power steering loop (17) Tanak hit a rock in pipe changed in order to over-the track and broke the front Page 16 68th wales Rally GB (GB) Uilldudno-Ca'diff 14/16.09.2012 WRC round 10, SWRC round 6 WCpoinls WR WO SC 1 (3) Jan-Matti LATVALAIMiikka Anttila FIN Ford Fiesta RS (M) WRC PX61AWR (GB) 3h.03m.40.3s. 25 25+1 2 (1) Sebastien LOEB/l)a,iel Elena F/MC Citroeo DS3 (M) WRC CA975ZW (F) 3h.04m.08.1s. 16 18+2 3 (4) ~ SOLBERG/Chris Patte<son N/GB Ford Fiesta RS (M) WRC PX61AYK.(GB) 3h.04m.09.0s. 15 15 ' 12 12 4 (10) Mads OSTBERG/Jooas AndelSSon NIS Ford FieSta RS (M} WRC PXSOAUV (GB) 3h.04m.50.9s. 5 (2) r:ikl(d HIRVONEN/Jarmo Lehtinen FIN Cilroen DS3 (M) WRC BF911XB (f) 3h.05m.09.8s. '1 ' .,~ 10 10+3 6 (6) Evgeniy NOV1KOV/11ka Minor RUS/A ford fiesta RS (M) WRC. RU55ALM (GB) 3h.07m.17.3s. 7 (8) Thierry NEUVILLE/Nicolas Gilsoul B Cilroen DS3 (M) WRC Bf735XB (F) 3h.07m.52.2s. 8 (15) Mal!MwWilsoo/Soott Martin GB Ford Fiesta RS (M) WRC PX61AYL(GB) 3h.09m.◄0.7s. 9 (21) Martin Prokop/Zdenek Hruza CZ ford Fiesta RS (M) WRC 06R0030 (CZ) 3h.10m.39.2s. 10 (7) Nasser ALAmYAH/Giovanni Bem,,;x:hini QA/I Citroen DS3 (M) WRC BH528BM (f) 3h.13m.12.4s. 11 (12) ChrisAtkinson/SlephanePrevot AUS/B MmiJohnCooperWorks(M) WRC EK068KX(I) 3h.13m.17.3s. 12 (22) Sebastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia f Slcoda Fabia S2000 (M) 2 H-\IM138 (D) 3h.13m.24.3s.# 13 (32) Craig Breen/Paul Nagle IRL Ford FieSta 52000 (M) SWRC PX59AVF (GB) 3h.18m.22.9s. 14 (34) Tom Cave/Craig Pany GB Prolon Satria Neo S2000 (M) SWRC YN10GOH (GB) 3h.21m.00.7s. 16 (36) YazeedAI Rajhi/Michael Orr KSNGB ford Fiesta 1.6 S2000 (M) SWRC 9GLG999 (B) 3h.22m.53.7s. 17 (35) Maciej Olel<sowicz/Andrzej Obrebowsl<i PL ford Fiesta S2000 (M) SWRC WD99991 (PL) 3h.26m.38.6s. 23 (49) Alistair fisher/Daniel B5ritt GB ford Fiesta S2000 (D) SWRC MM590RT (GB) 3h.37m.14.4s.(4) 24 (33) Per-Goonar Ande<sson/Emil Axelsson S Proton Salria Neo S2000 (M) SWRC YN61HCP (GB) 3h.37m.51.1s.(4) 25 (23) KevinAbbfiowl'rederic Miciotte NUB Slcoda Fabia S2000 (M) 2 H-\IM135 (D) 3h.40m.09.1s.(5) 26 (31) Hayden Paddon/John Kennard NZ Skoda Fabia S2000 (M) SWRC Kl521CR (A) 3h.43m.25.8s.(3) 28 (16) Jan Habig/Robbie Dtmnl ZAIGB Fool Fiesta RS (M) WRC PX12BVS (GB) 3h.51m.23.2s.(3) 31 (7 SWRC) starters. 29 (7 SCWRC) finishers. MANUFACTURERS' DRIVER. Tyres: DM=DMacl<, M=Michelin. (Missed stages or road sections) Wimet's average_speed over stages 106.14kph. +=Power stage points. #=Class 2 winner. 8 6 4 LEADING RETIREMENTS LAST STAGE COMPLETED (5) Ott TANAKn<uldar Slkk (14) Paulo Nobre/Edu Paula EE BR Ford FieSta RS (M) WRC Mini John Cooper Works (M) WRC RALLY LEADERS Solberg stages 1+2. Latvala 3-19. SWRC LEADERS Paddon stage 1, Breen 2-10,AI Rajhi 11. Breen 12,AI Rajhi 13. Breen 14-19. CLASS 2 LEADER Ogier stages 1-19. The Route Day 1 Uilldudno (Friday 0800) • (1-6) Newtown· Cardiff (Friday 1957) Day2 Catdiff (Saturday 0630) -(7-13) Cardiff-Cardig (Saturday 1958) Day3 Cardiff (SUnday 0600) • (14-19) Cardiff-Cardiff (Sunday 1536) Special Stages 6 gravel-146.46km 6 gravel-92.32km 1 asphalt-3.04km 6 gravel-a3.10km Total Distance Crews Restarting 612.88km' ...., 563.47km 31 427.70km 31 19 stages-324.92km 1604.05km PX11AWN (GB) suspension. 16 EJ916GH (I) electrical 16 Ceremonial Start Uilldudno Tl1u/$day 13th September at 19.00. 'Nol including free lrarlsil from Cardiff to Uandodno. Weather: Mixed but normally damp. No. stages in dalt<ness. Leading Special Stages posilioos Latvala Solbef!I Loeb Ostberg Hitvonen Novikov Tanak Neuville SWRC Paddon won 9 stages, Breen 6, Al Rajhi 2. Anoetsson 2, Fisher 1. Cl.ASS 2 Ogier won 16 stages, Allllring 2, Paddon 1. 4 1 6 2 4 3 1 2 2 2 3 4 7 8 6 4 2 1 25 .. 18 15 12 10 8 6 Positions in World Championship for Rallies (WCR): Cilroen Total 348 points. Fool 237, M-Sport Ford 123. Qatar 63, ~a WRT 61, Citroen Junior 60, Mini WRC 26. Brazil 20. Positions in Woctd Championship for Drivers (WCD}: Loeb 219 points, Hirvonen 158, P.Solberg 119, Ostberg 114, Latvala 113, Novikov 63, Prolcop40, Newille 38. Sordo & Ogief 31, etc. Leading positions in Soper 2000 WRC (Round 6/BXseven events to count): Andersson 76 points. Breen & Padden 68. Oleksowicz 65, Al Rajli 55, etc. From: Ma-tin Holmes, Prospect Cottage, Pytford Green. Woking, Surrey, GU22 6UZ. UK Tel: +44 (0) 1932 352894 & 347757. Fax: +-44 (0) 1932 343102. Email: Cardiff 16th September 2012 ,, October 2012 Dusty Times

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AT I.As VEGAS Renezeder/T. LeDuc Split Pro 4 By ] Preston Bradshaw Photos: Track.side Photo The start of the Super Lite race on Saturday was a good one as 13 trucks roared off in search of fame and fortune at the Las Vegas venue. It was hot in Las Vegas when the Lucas Oil troops descended on the city. There were lots of entrres, 13 2 of them and . all hot to trot! We hope a few words here will fill you in on some of the ~ction. The Pro 4 Main Event on Fri-ay got started at 6:30 PM, there r,ere 11 trucks entered, they had to cover 13 laps for a finish and seven of them did just that. Carl Renezeder was the big winner, he had almost four seconds on Eric Barron who took second place honors, Todd LeDuc took third place was another nine ·seconds in arrears, Curt LeDuc came in three seconds later in fourth place and son Kyle was right on his tail for a fifth place finish. Sixth spot went to Carey Hart, Travis Coyne finished in the seventh spot and he was the last of the 13 lap finish-ers. Corry Weller only finished five laps and was shown eighth, Jerry Daugherty also finished five laps, he was shown ninth, Greg Adler got four laps in and was shown 10th. Josh Merrell did not complete a lap and was shown 11. The Pro 4 race on Saturday was waved away at 6:30 PM, 11 trucks started the race and only five of them were able to complete the 15 required laps. When the checkers flew it was Todd LeDuc taking a nice win, Corry Welle.r came in for second place, he was four seconds in arrears, Kyle LeDuc rounded out the first three, he was another two seconds in ar-rears, Josh Merrell finished first off the podium, he was another 11 seconds back and Curt LeDuc took fifth place honors. Curt was the last of the 15 lap finishers. Jerry Daugherty was shown sixth with 14 laps completed, Eric Bar-ron was shown seventh, he too had 14 laps completed Carey Hart only had 10 laps c6mpleted and was shown eighth, Travis Coyne only had six laps completed, he was shown ninth, Greg Adler also had six laps completed, he was shown 10th and Carl Renezeder was shown 11th with four laps to his credit. The Pro 2 Main Event on Fri-day had 17 trucks rarin' to get racin', they had 13 laps to com-plete for a finish and 13 of them Todd LeDuc took first place honors in the Pro 4 main event on Saturday, Todd took third place honors in the Friday fracas. Carl Renezeder took the gold medal in Pro 2 on Friday, Carl also took the class win in the Saturday race by one second. were able to make all the required laps. This race easily went to Carl Renezeder, he took the checkered flag with six seconds in hand, Rob Naughton was second to fin-ish, Jeff Geiser took third place honors, he was another second in arrears, Patr"kk Clark, he was 261 thousandths behind in fourth place and Greg Adler finished in the fifth spot, he was another two seconds back. Sixth place went to Jeremy McGrath, Brian Deegan was lucky seventh, Marty Hart was eighth to finish, Jeff Seifert fin-ished in ninth place and Trevor Cooper was the 10th truck to fin-ish. Jeremy Stenberg finished in the 11th spot, Rodrigo Ampudia made it an even dozen and Ryan Hancock finished in 13th place and he was the last of the 13 lap finishers. Rob MacCachren finished 12 laps and was shown 14th, Robby Woods was shown 15th with eight laps under his belt, Justin Davis was shown 16th with three laps complete and Evan Evans was unable to complete his first lap. The Pro 2 race on Saturday got under way at 9:30 PM, there were 17 trucks entered and they had to complete 13 laps for a finish. Carl Renezeder was not to be denied and he took the checkers with 1.2 seconds in hand, Marty Hart Cantinued on page 18 Eric Barron took a silver medal finish in the Pro 4 race on Friday, Eric Marty Hart drove his Ford to a second place finish in Pro 2 on It was a second place finish in Pro Buggy for Geoffrey Cooley on finished seventh in the Sunday affair, he's seen here nicely airborne. Saturday, Marty finished eighth in his Ford in the Saturday action. Friday, Geoffrey only had nine laps completed in the Sunday battle. Dillon Ayers (#398) literally flies by another car on his way to a Drew Britt took a second place finish on Friday in the Super Lite second place finish in Fridays Limited Buggy race, Dillon finished contest, he finished in ninth place in the Saturday affair, seen here Conner McMullen finished second in Kart Jr 1 in the Friday race, he 3rd in the Saturday event. at speed. doubled up with another second place finish in the Sunday fracas. Dusty Times October 2012 Page 17

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finish. 11th place went to Doug Mittag, Aaron Daugherty made it an even dozen, Ron Duncombe was 13th to finish and he was the last of the 14 lap finishers. Jimmy Stephensen finished 13 laps and was shown 14th, Jerret Brooks also got 13 laps completed and he was shown 15th, Nick Griner was shown 16th with 12 laps com-pleted, Noah Fouch finished 10 laps and was shown 17th, Chris Brandt was shown 18th with nine laps complete, Todd Cunningham also had nine laps completed and he was shown 19th and Bubba Gray was shown 20th with four laps in his pocket. Not a bad night for Cameron Steele, Cam took a really nice win in the Pro Buggy contest, he's seen here flying towards the checkered flag. · Steven Greinke finished in third place in Pro Buggy on Friday, he took the Pro Buggy win in the Saturday race, here at full throttle. The Saturday Pro Lite Main Event was 14 laps in length, there were 19 trucks entered and 13 of them were able to complete the required laps. RJ Anderson W!1S one finishing position better that the day before, RJ won the class! Casey Currie took second place honors, he was one second in arrears, Ryan Beat was another second back, he was in the third spot, Jimmy Stephensen was an-other two seconds back in fourth place and Todd Cunningham took fifth place honors, he was another second in arrears. A sixth place finish was earned by Jerrett Brooks, Bradley Morris was the lucky seventh place finisher, Kyle Lucas was eighth to finish, Ron Duncombe came in ninth and Nick Griner was 10th to finish the race. Jacob Person was 11th to fin-ish, Chris Brandt was 12th to the checkers, Noah Fouch was 13th to take the flag and he was the last of the 14 lap finishers. Aaron Daugherty was shown 15th with 11 laps completed, Chad George got 10 laps in and was shown 15th, Doug Mittag was shown 16th, also with 10 laps completed, Austin Kimbrell completed five laps and was shown 17th, Justin Smith was shown 18th with foul." laps completed and Brian Deegan was shown 19th with only four laps completed. was the second truck to finish, Rob Naughton took third place honors, he was another two sec-ond back, Brian Deegan finished in the fourth spot and Patrick Clark was fifth to finish, he was another three seconds in arrears. Justin Davis was sixth to finish, Jeff Seifert was lucky seventh, Rob MacCachren finished in the eighth spot, Jeff Geiser finished in the ninth spot and Trevor Cooper finished in 10th place and he was the last of the 13 lap finishers. Rodrigo Ampudia only finished 11 laps and he was shown 11th, Greg Adler finished seven laps and he was shown 12th, Robby Woods was shown 13th with five laps completed and Ryan Hancock was shown 14th with one lap com-pleted. Evan Evans, Jeremy Mc-Grath and Jeremy Stenberg failed to complete their first lap. The Pro Buggy group was 18 strong, they had 14 laps to run for their race and 12 of them made all the required laps. Cameron Steele was the big winner of the Friday race, he had half a second on his competition, Geoffrey Cooley took second place honors, Steven Greinke came in third, he was another half second back, Garrett George finished first off the po-dium, he was another half second in arrears and Jerry Whelchel was fifth to finish, he was another second in arrears. Dave Mason took sixth place honors, Pat Dean was lucky seventh, Lonny Hard finished in eighth, Doug Fortin rolled in for a ninth place finish and Rick Welch rounded out the top 10 cars. Eleventh place went to Ken Stout, Larry Job made it an even dozen, Larry was the last of the 14 lap finishers. Eric Fitch came in 13th, he completed 13 laps and was shown 13th, Ross Harvey completed 13 laps and was shown 14th, Gary Gall also com-pleted 13 laps and he was shown 15th, Wade Wyman was shown 16th with seven laps completed, Cody Freeman only got in four laps and he was shown 17th and Eddie Tafoya was shown 18th with no laps completed. The Pro Buggy main event on Saturday had 18 entries, they had 14 laps to run for their race and 14 of them completed all the required laps. When the dust cleared it was Steven Greinke taking a really nice win, Garrett George claimed the second spot in the race, he was four seconds in ar-rears, Cameron Steele took third place honors, he was another two seconds in arrears, Eddie Tafoya was fourth to finish, Eddie was another three seconds in arrears and Lonny Hart claimed fifth place, he was less than a second further back. A sixth place finish went to Jerry Whelchel, Gary Gall was seventh to finish, eighth place went to Cody Freeman, Eric Fitch finished in the ninth spot and Lar-ry Job was 10th to finish the race. Ken Stout was the 11th car to fin-ish, Doug Fortin made it an even dozen, Robb Harvey was 13th to finish and Dave Mason was the 14th car to finish and Dave was the last of the 14 lap finishers. Pat Dean came up one lap short and was shown 15th, Geoffrey Cooley only got nine laps in and he was shown 16th, Wayne Wyman also finished nine laps and he was shown 17th and Rick Welch com-pleted seven laps and was shown in 18th place. The Limited Buggy fracas had 13 entries, they had 10 laps to run for their race and 12 of them made it all the way. When the checkers flew it was Jordan Poole taking a really nice win, Dillon Ayers came in for the silver medal, he was 2.2 seconds in arrears, Kevin 'McCullough took home the bronze medal, Bradley Morris took fourth place honors, he was another half second in arrears and John Fitzgerald was the fifth to finish, he was another half second back. A sixth place f.inish went to Zachary Hunt, Kenny Freeman was lucky seventh, Lindsay Geiser was eighth to finish, Dillon Re-imer finished in ninth place and Keaton Swane was 10th to finish. Chad Graham finished in the 11th spot and Greg Crew finished in 12th place and he was the last of the 10 lap finishers. Jim Price only had three laps under his belt and he was shown 13th. The Saturday Limited Buggy event had 13 entrants, the race was 11 laps long and 10 of them made it all the way. John Fitzger-ald was the big winner this day, he had just less than a second on his competition, Kevin McCullough was the second place finisher, Dil-lon Ayers took third place honors, he was half a second in arrears, Bradley Morris finished first off Jordan Poole took the Limited Buggy win in the Friday action, Jordan finished in fifth place in the Saturday event, here at speed. the podium, he was another sec-. ond in arrears and Jordan Poole was fifth to finish, he was another second back. Lindsay Geiser took sixth place honors, Kenny Free-man was lucky _seventh, Keaton Swane was eighth car in, Greg Crew finished in ninth place and . Chad Graham rounded out the top 10 finishers. Jim Price only got nine laps in, he was shown 11th, Zachary Hunt also had nine laps completed, he was shown 12th and Dillon Reimer finished four laps and ·he was shown 13th. There were 20 entries in the Pro Lite Main event on Friday, they had 14 laps to go for their race and 13 trucks made it all the way. When the smoke cleared· we had Casey Currie taking a really nice win, RJ Anderson was right there for a second place finish, he was a second and change in ar-rears, Ryan Beat took third place honors, he was another second and a half further back, Chad George was fourth to finish, he was another half second in arrears and Bradley Morris finished in the · fifth spot, another half a second further back. Austin Kimbrell finished in the sixth spot, Justin Smith took seventh place honors, Kyle Lucas was eighth to take the checkers, Jacob Person was ninth in and Brian Deegan was 10th to The Super Lite group had 10 . laps to run for their race, there tlttKKUJIIE f 11Rt$ Casey Currie took the gold medal in Pro Lite on Friday, Casey finished in second place in the Sunday action, seen here nicely airborne. Corry Weller finished eighth in Pro 4 on Friday, Corry finished in Rob Naughton finished in second place in Pro 2 on Friday, Rob had Kevin McCullough finished in third spot in the Friday Limited Buggy second place in the Saturday event, he's seen here headin' for home. a third place finish in the Saturday fracas, here flyin' towards home. race, Kevin took a second place finish in the Saturday event. Page 18 October 2012 Dusty Times

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were 13 of them entered and all _ of them were able to complete the required laps. When the checkers flew it was Sheldon Creed taking home the gold medal, Drew Britt was awarded the silver medal for his second place finish, he was two seconds and change behind the leader, Ryan Hagy finished in the third spot, he was a thousandth of a second further back, Jessie John-son was fourth to finish, he was two thousandths further back and Dawson Kirchner finished in the fifth spot, he was anothe,r .second and change further back. Garrett Poleman finished in sixth place, Eric Hunter was seventh to fin-ish, John Gable finished in eighth place, Bryan Osborn was ninth in and Dustin Jones was 10th to finish the race. Joseph Kirsch fin-ished in 11th place, Brent Fouch was back in 12th spot and Cody Rahders was the 13th and final finisher. The Super Lite main event on It was a big win in Super light on Friday for Sheldon Creed, Sheldon was the eighth place finisher in the Saturday action. Friday had 13 entries, they had finish, he was two seconds be-ll laps to complete for a finish hind the winner, Cody Rahders and eight of them were able to was third in, he was almost two make all the required laps. Ryan seconds further back, Garrett Hagy was the gold medal winner Poleman was first off the podium, Dawson Kirchner was second to he was another four hundredths The Kart Jr 1 fracas on Friday saw Darren Hardesty taking the class win, Darren finished in third spot in the Saturday battle. of a second in arrears and Brent across in eighth place, Drew Britt Fouch was fifth in, he was another finished in the ninth spot and he 1.4 seconds back. Joseph Kirsch was the last of the 11 lap finish-was the sixth place finisher, John ers. Jessie Johnson was shown Gable came across the line in sev- 10th with 10 laps completed, Eric enth place, Sheldon Creed came Continued on page 20 Ryan Beat took third place honors in the Friday Pro lite event, he Cody Rahders finished 13th in the Friday in the Super lite action Gavin Harlien finished third in the Friday Kart Modified event, Gavin repeated the feat in the Sunday action, seen here at liftoff. on Friday, Cody finished a fine third place in the Saturday action. came back on Saturday to take second place honors. BILSTEIN 9100 Series Shocks with optional Anti-Cavitation Valve (ACV) provide the highest level of damping performance for Ultra4 type race vehicles. With the low spring rates required for these crossover racers, the ACV allows minimal gas charge (spring rate) while still eliminating the possibility of shock fade due to cavitation. BILSTEIN 9100 Series equipped Ultra4 type vehicles have won numerous races and two Best In The Desert Class 4400 season championships. 9100 Series standard features: Body: 60mm or 46mm seamless tube available in Smooth Body, Coilover, or Bypass Piston Rod: 22mm centerless ground, case hardened, chromed and super polish.ed Piston: 60mm: 7075 aluminum with O-ring tension wear band 46mm: U37 linear or digressive with check valve Reservoir: Standard: 60mm x 15' Rod Ends: 1 /2' Teflon" Uniball with steel machined eye ring Bypass Adjuster: Chromoly metering check valve with stainless adjuster Bypass Tubes: Available in 518" or optional 7 /8' dia. Coilover Hardware: 3' I.D., includes lock ring, spring seat, crossovers lockring and Delron slider Bi/stein offers a superior range of premium monotube gas pressure shocks for stock replacement, lifted trucks,and professional off-road racing. ... Bilstein Gas Pressure Shock Absorbers ThyssenKrupp Bilstein of America Sales & Tech Info: 1-800-537-1085 • Dusty Times Visit our website to see the full selection, or call for the dealer nearest you . October 2012 Page 19

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Hunter was shown 11th with nine laps completed, Dustin Jones completed seven laps and was shown 12th and Bryan Osborn was shown 13th with only two laps completed. The Kart Jr. 1 entourage had 12 contestants, they had to run 10 laps for completion and nine of them did just that. When all the hubbub subsided it was Dar-ren Hardesty taking the coveted gold medal, Conner McMullen took second place, he was 1.3 sec-onds in arrears, Broe Dickerson finished in third place, he was another three thousandths in ar-rears, Travis Pecoy was fourth to take the checkers and Blaze Nun-ley finished fifth, another 1.8 s,ec-ond further back. Maqix Bailey was sixth to take the checkers, Rayce Geiser finished in seventh place, Kamrin Dickerson finished in the eighth spot and Jaydn Win-bury finished ninth and was the last of the 10 lap finishers. Allie Spaccarelli only finished nine laps and was shown 10th, Barrett Nunley finished eight laps and was shown 11th and Parker Dar-land completed seven laps and was shown 12th. The Kart Jr. 1 main event on Saturday had 12 karts entered, they had 10 laps to run for their race and fully 11 of the karts made it all the way. Whe'n the checkers flew it was Broe Dickerson taking home the coveted gold medal, Conner McMullen was a close second, he was .212 of a second in arrears, Darren Hardesty fin-ished third, he was another seven hundreths of a sec~nd in arrears, Travis Pecoy finished first off the podium and Blaze Nunley was fifth to finish the race. Parker Darland finished sixth in the race, Kamrin Dickerson was lucky seventh, Madix Bailey was eighth to finish, Rayce Geiser was ninth to finish and Jaydn Winbury was 10th to take the checkered flag. Allie Spaccarell was the 11th fin-isher and Barrett Nunley was the 12th and final finisher. The Kart Jr. 2 fracas had 13 Karts entered, they had to run 10 laps for their race and a dozen of them made all their required laps. When the dust cleared it was Dylan Winbury taking a mighty nice win, Travis Pecoy was just half a second back for a second place finish, Darren Hardesty was the third place finisher, he was two seconds in arrears, Shelby Ander-son finished in the fourth spot, he was another three hundreths of a second in arrears, Broe Dickerson finished in the fifth spot, he was another 1.8 seconds further back. Parker Steele was the sixth place finisher, Trevor Briska was lucky seventh, Hayden Cling finished in eighth place, Hailie Deegan was ninth to finish and Bryce McDaniel was the 10th Kart to Dylan Winbury leads the pack on his way to the Kart Jr 2 win in the Friday event, Dylan didn't get in one lap during the Saturday action. Cole Mamer was the big winner in the Friday Kart Modified action, Cole finished in sixth place in the Saturday action. finish. Ronnie Anderson finished in the 11th spot and Jeremy Davis finished 12th and was the last of the 10 lap finishers. Parker Porter only finished four laps and was shown 13th. There were 13 entered in the Kart Jr 2 main event on Saturday, they had 10 laps to run for their race and 12 of them completed all their required laps. When the dust cleared it was Hailie Deegan taking a really nice win, Parker Steele was in second place, he was a mere two hundreds of a second in arrears, Darren Hard-esty finished in third place, he was almost .three seconds further back, Broe Dickerson finished first off the podium, another seven thousandths of a second back and Jeremy Davis took fifth place honors, he was another 1.2 seconds in arrears. Shelby Anderson finished in the sixth spot, Travis Pecoy finished sev-enth, Parker Porter was eighth to finish, Trevor Briska was ninth in and Bryce McDaniel finished in 10th place. Hayden Cling fin-ished the race in 11th spot and Ronnie Anderson made it an even dozen finishers. Dylan Win-bury completed nine of the 10 required laps, he was shown 13th. Last, but certainly not least were the Kart Modified vehicles, there were 15 of them eQtered in the race but only 11 of them would complete their required 12 laps. Cole Mamer was the big winner this day, Sheldon Creed finished in the second spot, he was half a second in arrears, Gavin Harlien was the third place finisher, he was another 1.8 seconds in arrears, Brooke Kawell finished in fourth place, he was another three seconds back and Isabella Naghton took fifth place honors, she was an-other six tenths of a second in arrears. Jeff Hoffman was the sixth to take the check'.ers, Brock Heger finished in seventh place, Carson Comia took eighth place honors, Sterling Cling was ninth to finish and Myles Cheek took a 10th place finish. Corey Geiser finished in 11th place and he was the last of the 12 lap finishers. Tucker Cornia finished 11 laps and was shown 13th, Blake Link was unable to complete a lap and he was shown 15th and Scotty Steele was penalized some time and he was shown as a finisher in 14th place. The Saturday Kart, Modified main event had 15 entries, they had to comp'iete a dozen laps for .a finish and fully a dozen of them were able to complete all their required laps. When the dust RJ Anderson was able to grab a second place finish in the Friday Pro lite race, RJ took the gold medal in the Saturday affair. John Fitzgerald finished in fifth place in the Limited Buggy action on Friday, John was the big winner in the Sunday affair, here at speed. Ryan Hagy 'was the third place finisher in the Super Lite action on Friday, Ryan took the gold medal for his finish in the Saturday race. died down we saw Bradley Morris taking a really nice win, Gavin Harlien was the second place fin-isher, he was 1.6 seconds behind the leader, Sheldon Creed was the third place finisher, he was another 2.6 seconds in arrears, Myles Cheek finished fourth, an-other second further back and Jeff Hoffman was the fifth finisher, he was another 1.4 seconds back. Cole Mamer was Sifth to finish, Brock Heger finished in the sev-enth spot, Sterling Cling finished in the eighth spot, Blake Lenk fin-ished the race in ninth place and Brooke Kawell was 10th to take the checkers. Isabella Naughton finished the race in 11 tn place and Corey Geiser finished in 12th place and was the last of the 12 lap finishers. Carson Comia completed 11 laps and was shown 13th, Tucker Cornea also finished 11 laps and he was shown 14th and Scotty Steele finished seven laps and was shown 15th. And, so it ended, a wonderful weekend of fun and fr9lic just outside of beautiful the beautiful city of Las Vegas. See ya all at the Kyle LeDuc finished fifth in the Friday Pro 4 event, Kyle was the third Jeff Geiser (right) took third place honors on Friday in the Pro 2 event, Dawson Kirchner finished fifth in the Super lite action on Friday, place finisher in the Saturday battle, seen here in flight. Jeff was the ninth place finisher in the Saturday action. Dawson took a nice second place finish in the Sunday action. Page 20 October 2012 Dusty Times

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I l;f:Y ~I FALLON 250 AT NIGHT Germans Take Class T And overall By Troy Robinson Photos: Troy Robinson & Steve Brosz Don and Chris German were the big winners in the Class T contest, they were also the overall winners of the Fallon race. Father and son Don a spectacular resume as The race was renamed and Chris German pow-last three races have net in memory of Bill Lott, a ered their Group T truck them first place victories long time racer and sup-to yet another overall including class 8000 at porter of VORRA. Fol-victory at the "Bill Lott Vegas to Reno with two lowing his victory with Memorial/ Night Vision o f the victories being Red Team Racing at the / VORRA Fallon 250 at overall wins as well (USA USA 500 Bill was sud-Night". The win added to 500 & this race). denly taken from us while The gold medal in the Class 1 contest went to Chad Hall, Chad was second overall in the race, he's seen here charging thru the night. Rod Hall Racing was evident with a great looking Hummer flying through the darkness, they captured the Full Metal gold medal. mountain bike riding with family and friends. At the drivers meeting an announcement was made that VORRA pro-moter Wes Harbor would be stepping down as race director and George Hen-ley would be stepping up to handle race weekend logistics. Wes has been running things smoothly for 4 years but watching his race car go out with-out him in it was just not how he wanted to spend race weekends. Wes will still be the promoter o f VORRA events bringing the show and racers. We have every confidenc e . George will do a fantastic job a s director c o n sid-ering h e has been with VORRA for over 2 5 year s n o w . The Forest Creasy Team Mach 5 car took the win in Class 9, seen here flying across the terrain before the sun went down. Jim Graham had a good night, he took the Class 11 win at Fallon, he's seen here Anothe r announce-m ent m a d e o v e r the race week end was the m a r -riage of George's d a u g h -t e r D anielle t o Josh At-kinson . D anielle i s the second d a u ghte r o f V O R-RA as s he's been goin g t o VORRA races since s h e was 4 -year s old (I a lways c o n side red m y s is t e r as VORRA's firs t d a u g h -t e r considering my p a r-ents founde d VORRA in 1975.). D anielle and Josh w e r e m arried the week b e fo re the race in a privat e cer e m o n y and the couple s p ent their h o neymoon a t the race in Fallo n . Terry Shelton took the gold medal in the Sportsman battle at Fallon, he's seen here at speed as he hustles through the darkness. Page 22 charging through the night to the checkered flag. • Ryan Sargent gave it all he had but his vehicle surrendered on the final lap, a dnf beats it all. October 2012 Now back t o the races. T aking the class 1 t itle in his C hevy unlimited truc k was Chad H all (61) who placed 2nd overall as w ell jus t 4:36 out o f the t o p over all s p ot. Ryan Sargen t (159) placed 2nd in class with 5 of 6 l a p s comple te. Ryan h a d a s taggering 7 fla t s throu gh out the night. Class 10 winne r was Kenny Ott (1063). Ott's m a rgin o f v ic tory was jus t 16:44 a head of 2nd place JJ Schnarr (1114). Wes H arbo r (1029) and R e d Team Racing finis hed Dusty Times M

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JJ Schnarr gave it all he had at the Fallon night race, he drove through the night to a nice second place finish in Class 10. 3rd in class despite an The sportsman class early race oil issue that had the largest field at 11 cost them nearly an hour. Later in the night as they stopped for another sit-uation the car simply r olled awa y from them as they forgot to chock the wheels. Harbor finished the l ast 2 laps with the jack wedged into the mo-tor area to hold the mo-tor in place so they could continue. As mentioned earli-er Don and Chris Ger-man won Group T but it wasn't without changing 4 flat tires during the race and having a close battle with Hall, Koe-nig and La Roza. Steve La Roza ( 7204) had a couple of flat s but m an-aged to pul l off a 2nd in class and 3 r d o v e r -a ll. Kenneth Hull ( 8 088) motored around for the night completing t h e race for 3rd in class. Steve La Rosa had a decent evening, he took a second place finish in the Group T battle, he's seen here with all lights ablaze. entries and Terr y S h e lton with 10: 19 in hand at the (81) pulled off a victory end of the night. First ry lreak Tower • 100 Gallon Capacity • Sing.le or Double Dry Break • EZSetUp • Affordable lndyCar Fl Technology .lcce11orlea •Dump Cans • Hose • Reducers • Filler Necks & Caps Helaeu • Snell SA 2005 Forced Air Helmets I Another side n o t e o n Group T was The Koe-nig Racing Team (7235 ). Mike was racing along in a strong second place when the left front spin-dle broke sending the truck into a snap roll with the truck going onto its lid then back onto its wheels. The roll only damaged the roof (no other body damage oc-curred) but without a spare spindle their race was over. In over 20 years of racing this was Mikes first roll over. t.-HUlCE • Wired for Communication & Ear Bud Ready Taking the class 9 win was Forest Creasy (905) who had an amazing run with a time of 6:03:56. That time was good enough for 6th overall! The Hall Racing hum-mer (761) was the lone entry in Stock Full and finished all 6 laps for the class win. HJC MOTORSPORTS IUICIN88EAa • Racing Optics Tear Offs • Universal and Custom Molded Bar Buds · Bel.met Skirts • Shields Iool .llr111 llower Sy■teu • Highest Flowing Systems! • 105, 135, 150, 235 and 250 CFM Ratings • High Flow Filters & Custom Hoses • Trophy Kart Kits for Driver & Clutch Cooler • e time racers o n the Jef-furt Racing Team (1321) h a d som e mino r issues but c a m e h o m e with a n impressive finis h f o r their firs t time out in the truck. M ark Darag h (1492) was equally im-pressive motoring on fo r 6 laps taking 3rd in class. Dan Schrader (95) was leading with 30 minutes to spare but overheat-ing on the last 2 laps timed them out at the last check point. That wraps up the VORRA desert series for 2012. We now head t o s hort course racing in Sacrament o for t h e fin a l 2 rounds of t h e year. Continued on page 24 Co-ulcatloa System • Vertex 5 to 110 Watt Radio Systems • Bi-Fi Intercom Systems • Chase & Race Packages • Base Station Packages • Crew Chief & Kart Packages h Car Cuaera Syate■ • BZ 1 Button Operation • Exclusive Racer X M:otorsports Package • 5.7 hours of High Resolution recording time • Up to 12 hours of operation on 4AA Lithium Ion-Batteries • Can be Interfaced to Intercom for full audio experience ICel1111 • 411/2 Gallon Capacity • SCORE/ BITD / FIA Approved • Tapered Design Provides Increased Ground Clearance & Maximizes Usable Fuel • Fuel Level Sending Units Available • Caps, Necks, Bose, Filters and Pumps Available Class 11 had just two bugs entered but it was a strong race from the get go. The Desert Dingo Team (1107) with Jim Graham had a few flats, lost the light bar and swapped co-drivers every lap but still managed to come up with the victory with a time of 8:11:39. Finishing all 6 laps at 26:35 behind was Meek Racing (1142) who had power issues for the first half of the race. YOUB SOUBCB FOB PBOFBSSIONAL BACB PBODUCTS Dusty Times 10815 Wheatlands Avenue, Suite K • Santee, CA 92071 619-258-RACE (7223) • Fax 619-258-0883 • October 2012 Page 23

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The Meek Racing crew had to settle for a second place finish in the Class 11 The Jeffurt Racing Team had to settle for a second place finish in the Sportsman contest, they were 26 minutes out of first place when they took the checkers. Division, they are seen here surrounded by blackness. FDR§ALE .lin,ca-built Trophy Tn,ck Ab. 30 UIJ Built by Jimco Racing. Dougan's 454 Chevy small block with Kinsler 8 stacks, Turbo 400 transmission, .. ~-~ Rancho drivetrain, Motec injection, §30Dk ------..... -... lillllla. Lowrance GPS, Fox Shox, Hyperco springs, Fuel Safe cell, Howe steering, Alcon brakes, C&R and Auidyne cooling, MasterCraft seats and belts + extras.. .linic:a-lndlt Trophy Tn,ck Ab. i!O Ui!J S3SDk -----Built by Jimco Racing. Dougan's 455 Chevy small block. Turbo 400 transmission, Rancho drivetrain, Motec injection. Lowrance GPS. Fox Shox. Hyperco springs, Fuel Safe cell, Howe steering Alcon brakes, C&R and Auidyne coorng, MasterCraft seats and belts +extras. N,lba Race Car/ ..lahnny Kaker Sl75k ·-----bullt Aro if! 1hld( Built by Alpha Race Cars. Dougan's 450 &434 catburated. Turbo400 1ransmission. Tubewo41ls hubs. Fox Shox. Eibach springs, 22 gal An. oell. C&R and Fluidyne cooling, MSD 9\ltion, Optima batbMy. Howe steering + gear sets. spare springs. ....... ., ............ , ..... ...... _.... .......... .... ~•astellu~ 619.~ or317..8S2.3067 Page 24 A long, dark night for Kenneth Hull, he was out there for a bit less than seven hours to finish third in Group T, seen here with lights ablaze. Mark Darragh took third place honors in the Sportsman category at the Fallon night race, he's seen here all lit up, headin' for home. The Wes Harbor/Red Team Racing group were the third place finishers in the Class 10 contest, seen here at high speed on the desert. October 2012 '4Praservinu Our Natural Resources FOR The Public Instead 01 FROMThe Public" Dusty Times -,

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AT MILLER MoTORSPORTs PARK Kyle LeDuc/Carl Renezeder Split Pro 4 By ]. Preston Bradshaw The Lucas Oil troops were back at Miller Motorsports Park for the August 25 - 26 weekend and most of those attending had a good time. They had 123 entries racing in 9 classes and, as usual, there was lots and lots of action. The Pro 4 Unlimited race on Saturday saw Kyle LeDuc taking the class win, Carl Renezeder was a close second place, he was a second and a half in arrears, Todd LeDuc came along less than five seconds later in third place, Greg Adler finished in fourth place, he was another nine seconds back and Travis Coyne nailed down fifth place. Jerry Daugherty was sixth to take the checkers, Eric Barron only completed 17 laps and he was shown seventh, Curt LeDuc also completed 17 laps and was shown eighth, Carey Hart fin-ished 16 laps and was shown in the in the ninth spot and John Harrah only completed 12 and was shown in the 10th spot. Josh Merrell completed six laps and was shown 11th and Corry Weller completed four laps and was shown 12th. The Pro 4 Unlimited race on Sunday had Carf Renezeder tak-ing a nice win, Todd LeDuc fin-ished seconds, he was five seconds in arrears, Curt LeDuc finished in third place, he was another 16 sec-Photos: Track.side Photo onds back, Kyle LeDuc finished 10 seconds behind his father in fourth place and Jerry Daugherty took fifth place honors. Corry Weller was the sixth truck in and Carey Hart finished in seventh place and was the last of the 18 lap finishers. Travis Coyne only had 16 laps completed and was shown eighth, John Harrah finished 15 laps and was shown ninth, Greg Adler only completed three laps and was shown 10th, Eric Bar-ron was shown 11th with 1 lap completed and Josh Merrell failed to complete his first lap ;md was shown 11th. The Pro 2 Unlimited race on Carl Renezeder took the gold medal in the Pro 4 Unlimited on Sunday, he's seen here with all the power on. Marty Hart took home all the marbles at Miller, he's seen here throwin' lots of dirt as he beat his competition by less than a second. Saturday had 15 entries and they had to complete 19 laps for a fin-ish. When the dust had cleared and the checkers flew it was Marty Hart taking a really nice win, Greg Adler was less than a second in arrears for the silver medal, Jeff Geiser was third truck to finish, he was another second in arrears, Carl Renezeder was fourth to fin-ish and Jeremy McGrath was fifth to finish. Brian Deegan finished in the sixth spot, Patrick Clark was lucky seventh, Justin Davis took eighth place honors, Jtiremy Stenberg was ninth to finish and Ryan Hancock was 10th truck in and he was the last of the 19 lap finishers. Rob MacCachren only got a dozen laps completed before he retired, Trevor Cooper only completed eight laps and was shown 12th, Robby Woods also completed eight laps and he was shown 13th, Rodrigo Ampudia only got five laps in and he was shown 14th and Rob Naughton was shown 15th with only two laps completed. Brian Deegan sets an altitude record as he takes the win in the Pro 2 Unlim[ted fracas, Brian had a bit over a second in hand at the checkers. Bradley Morris gets nicely airborne as he heads_ to the Limited Buggy win, Brad had almost two seconds on his competition when he took the flag. On Sunday, the same group got together again for a rematch, 15 trucks racing for 19 laps. This Day Brian Deegan .would take the gold medal for the class, Carl Renezeder finished in the second spot, he was just one second out of the win, Rob MacCachren was the third place finisher, Greg Adler was the fourth place finisher and Jeremy McGrath took fifth place honors. Jeff Geiser finished in the sixth spot, Jeremy Stenberg was seventh to finish, Justin Davis finished in the eighth spot, Ryan Hancock was ninth and Trevor Cooper rounded out the top 10. Rodrigo Ampudia was a long 11th place finisher, Marty Hart was 12th to finish, Robby Woods finished in 13th place and he was the last of the 19 lap finishers. Patrick Clark finished 18 laps and Continued on page 26 Todd LeDuc was third on Saturday, second on Sunday in the Pro 4 Carl Renezeder gets our award for high flying, Carl finished second Unlimited action, Todd is seen here flying beautifully towards the Greg Adler took the silver medal in Pro 2 Unlimited on Saturday, on Sunday in the Pro 2 Unlimited action, after a fourth place finish checkers. Greg finished fourth in the Sunday affair, seen here just at takeoff. _o_n_S_a_tu_r,_d._ay~·-------------------Dusty Times October 2012 Page 25

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was shown 14th and Rob Naugh-ton was shown 15th with 14 laps completed. The Limited Buggy Race on Saturday was 15 laps in length and there were 12 of them trying to win. The win on Saturday was taken by Bradley Morris, he beat out the other 11 other contend-ers. Second place went to John Fitzgerald who was 1.9 seconds out of the win, Kevin McCullough finished in the third spot, he was almost two seconds in arrears, Jordan Poole was fourth to finish and Lindsay Geiser was the fifth place finisher. Jim Price took sixth place honors, Keaton Swane was seventh to finish, Chad Graham was the eighth car in, Greg Crew finished in the ninth spot and Joe Whiteley rounded out the top 10. Dillon Ayers only completed a dozen laps and was shown 11th and Jeff Richards was shown 12th with nine laps completed. The Limited Buggy on Sunday saw Jordan Poole take the 15 lap Limited Buggy win, Bradley Morris was second to take the checkers, he was four seconds in arrears, _Dillon Ayers was another second back in third place, Kevin · McCullough was fourth car to finish and Jim Price was the fifth car to take the checkered flag. A sixth place finish went to Lindsay Geiser, Keaton Swane finished in the seventh spot, John Fitzgerald was the eighth place finisher, Jeff Richards took ninth place honors and Joe Whiteley rounded out the top 10 finishers. Joe was the last of the 15 lap finishers. Chad Gra-ham only had 11 laps completed and was shown 11th and Greg Crew was shown 12th with four laps under his belt. The Saturday Pro·Buggy Unlim-ited event on Saturday was 16 laps in length and had 16 contenders all wanting the win. The class win went to Doug Fortin, he had just over a second on Steven Greinke who took second place honors, Cameron Steele was 12 seconds back in third place, Dave Mason finished first off the podium, an-Jordan Poole took the gold medal in the Sunday Limited Buggy main event, Jordan is seen here headin' for the checkers with a four minute lead. Steven Greinke took the win on Sunday in the Pro Buggy Unlimited class, he had taken a second place finish in the Saturday race. other five seconds in arrears and Larry Job rounded out the top five. Eric Fitch was the sixth place finisher, Robb Harvey was seventh to-come in, Garrett George was the eighth place finisher, John Holmes was ninth in and Lonny Hart rounded out the top 10 in class. Ken Stout was shown 11th and he was the last of the 16 lap finishers. Jerry Whelchel finished 15 laps and was shown 12th and Geoffrey Cooley finished in 13th place and was the last of the 15 lap finishers. Jeff Elrod finished 12 laps and was shown 14th, Cody Freeman was shown 15th with nine laps completed and Mike Porter was shown 16th with four laps completed· in the race. The Sunday Pro Buggy Unlim-ited race was also 16 laps in length and consisted of 15 entrants. This day it was Sti.ven Greinke taking home the gold medal. Cameron Steele had a good race, he finished in· second place, two seconds behind the winner, Dave Mason finished in the third spot, he was another two and a half seconds in arrears, Garrett George was less than half a second further back in Doug Fortin took a nice win in the Pro buggy Unlimited fracas, Doug had a little over a second in hand when he took the checkers. Casey Currie gets it up in the air· as he heads to the Pro Lite Unlimited win in the Saturday race, he didn't win by much, but he did win! fourth place and Geoffrey Cooley rounded out the top five, another second in arrears. Larry Job was the sixth place finisher, Robb Har-vey was the lucky seventh finisher, Jerry Whelchel was another eight seconds back in eighth place, John Holmes finished in the ninth spot and Ken Stout was the 10th place finisher. Mike Perter finished in the 11th spot and Doug Fortin fin-ished in the 12th spot and was the last of the 16 lap finishers. Eric Fitch finished 15 laps and was shown 13th, Lonny Hart finished 14 laps and was shown 14th and Cody Freeman was shown 15th after completing only three laps of the race. Ryan Beat took top honors in the Sunday Pro Lite Unlimited fracas, he's seen here with the hammer down, headin' for the checkers. Cody Rahders (#16) was the big winner in the Saturday Super Lite contest, he's The Saturday Pro Lite Unlim-ited race was won by Casey Cur-rie, completing the 18 required laps with ease, RJ Anderson fol-lowed him in for the second spo~, Bradley Morris took third place honor~, Ryan Beat finished first off the podium and Chad George took fifth place honors. Doug Mittag was the sixth place finisher, Noah Fouch finished in the ,sev-enth spot, Jimmy Stephensen was eighth. to finish, Austin Kimbrell took ninth place honors and Aar-on Daugherty was the 10th placed finisher. Eleventh place went to Bubba Gray, Ryan Hagy made it an even dozen, Kyle Lucas was 13th to finish, Todd Cunningham was 14th in and Jerett Brooks fin-ished in the 15th spot and he was the last of the 18 lap finishers. Jus-tin Smith only had 17 laps under his belt and was shown 16th, Matt Cook finished 13 laps and was shown 17th, John Dempsey was shown 18th with 13 laps complet-ed, Brian Deegan was shown 19th with 11 laps completed and Daw-son Kirchner was shown 20th with 2 laps completed. Chris Brandt was shown 21st with 2 laps done and Ron Duncombe only got 1 lap in and he was shown 22nd. seen here battling hard to stay in the class lead. John Fitzgerald took the silver medal in the Saturday Limited Buggy Cameron Steele took second place hono;s in the Pro Buggy Unlimited event, John was not too happy with his finish in the Sunday race, action on Sunday, Cam was third in the Saturday race, seen here RJ Anderson finished second in the Saturday Pro Lite Unlimited eighth place. reaching for the sky. fracas, RJ finished in the third spot in the Sunday race. Page 26 October 2012 Dusty Times . I

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Sheldon Creed gets it high, wide and handsome as he flies to a gold medal finish in the Super Lite action, he had three seconds in hand at the flag: Dylan Winbury gets nicely airborne as he heads for the gold medal in the Kart Jr. 2 event. Dylan had just 39 hundreths of a second on his competition. The Pro Lite contest on Sunday 15 laps to run for theiJ race and consisted of 16 laps, there were there were 13 of them looking for 22 entrants and 16 of them made some action. When the checkers all the required laps. A really nice flew it was Cody Rahders taking win went to Ryan Beat, he had a a really nice win, Garrett Poelman bit over a second on Brian Deegan finished second, he was about five and Brian had just a car length seconds in arrears, Bryan Osborn or two on RJ Anderson who was finished in third place, another ·the third place finisher, Bradley four seconds back, Brent Fouch Morris finished first off the po• . was fourth in, another one second dium and Matt Cook took fifth in arrears and Ryan Hagy took place honors. Sixth place went fifth place honors, another half to Austin Kimbrell, Chris Brandt second in arrears. Jessie Johnson was the sixth place finisher, Bubba was the sixth car to finish, Drew Gray was lucky seventh, Jimmy Britt finished right behind in the Stephenson was ninth to finish seventh spot, Matt Buyten took and Justin Smith rounded out the eighth place honors, Dawson top 10. Aaron Daugherty was 11th Kirchner was ninth to finish and to finish, Dawson Kirchner made John Gable finished in the 10th it an even dozen, Kyle Lucas was spot, and John was the 13th in, John Dempsey was 14th last of the 15 lap fin-to take the checkers and Jerett ishers. Sheldon Creed Brooks rounded out the top 15 was shown 11th with finishers. Casey Currie finished seven laps complet-in 16th place and he was the last ed, Dustin Jones was of the 16 lap finishers. Ryan Hagy snown 12th with one completed 15 laps and was shown lap completed and 17th, Doug Mittag also finished Dawson Kirchner was 15 laps and was shown 18th, Ron shown 13th with no Duncombe finished 11 laps and laps completed. was shown 19th and Noah Fouch The Sunday Su-finished 10 laps and was shown per Ute conflict also 20th. Todd Cunningham finished consisted of 15 laps nine laps and was shown 21st and of hard racing and Chad George was shown 22nd there were a dozen Conner McMullen beat out seven other Karts to take the Kart Jr. 1 gold medal, Conner had a bit over two seconds on his competition at the finish. It was a nice win for Cole Mamer in the Modified Kart action, Cole is seen here saving some tire wear, he had 1.2 seconds in hand at the checkers. dust cleared it was Sheldon Creed taking the class win, Jessie John-son came in for a second place fin-ish, he was less than three seconds in arrears, Drew Britt finished in third place, he was another half second in arrears, fourth place went to Matt Buyten who was another six seconds in arrears and Brent Fouch finished in fifth palce, he was another five seconds in arrears. John Gable finished in the sixth spot and John was the last of the 15 lap finishers. Dustin Jones was shown seventh with 14 laps completed, Garrett Poelman was shown eighth, he too with 14 laps completed, Ryan Hagy also had 14 laps completed and was shown ninth and Dawson Kirch-ner was shown 10th with 8 laps in the completed column. Bryan Osborn also had eight laps com-pleted and he was shown 11th and Cody Rahders only completed four laps and he was shown 12th. The Kart Jr 1 event on Sunday had eight entrants, they had 10 laps to run for their race and when the smoke cleared it was Conner McMullen taking a really nice win, Broe Dickerson took second place honors, he was two seconds behind the leader, Travis Pecoy took third place honors, he was another second and change in arrears, Darren Hardesty came in fourth, another half second back and Barrett Nunley runded out the top five, he was another three seconds and change in ar-rears. Sixth place went to Parker Darland, Blaze Nunley finished in seventh place and Jaydn Winbury was the eighth and final finisher. The Kart Jr 2 main even on Sunday had 13 entries, they had to run 10 laps for their race and all but one made all the laps. The big winner was Dylan Winbury, Parker Porter finished a very close second, Travis Pecoy finished in the third spot, he was another second back, Shelby Anderson fin-ished in fourth place, another sec-ond in arrears and fifth place went to Jeremy Davis who was another two seconds in arrears. Darren Hardesty took sixth place honors, Parker Steele finished in seventh place, Hailie Deegan was eighth to finish, Bryce McDaniel was ninth to take the checkers and Trevor Briska was the 10th to finish. Broe Dickerson was the 11th Kart to finish, Alyssa Fortin finished in the 12th spot and she was the final 10 lap finisher. Hayden Cling was one lap short in the required laps and was shown 13th. The Kart Modified Main event had 12 entries and they had 12 laps to run for their race. When the checkered flag flew it was Cole Mamer taking a really nice win, Bradley Morris was 1.2 seconds in arrears in second place, Miles Cheek was another second and a half back in the third spot, Gavin Harlen finished in fourth place, he was another two seconds and change back and Brock Hager finished in the fifth spot, he was another eight tenths of a second back. Sixth place honors went to Sheldon Creed, Isabella Naugh-ton was lucky seventh, Jeff Hoff-man was eighth to finish, Brooke Kawell was ninth in and Blake Lenk was the ninth to finish and was the last of the 12 lap finishers. Sterling Cling only had 11 laps completed and was shown 11th and Scotty Steele was shown 12th with 10 laps completed. The next Lucas race is sched-uled for Las Vegas on the 22nd and 23rd of September. See ya all there! with 8 laps under his belt. cars ready to contest Jessie Johnson finished sixth in the Saturday Super Lite action but he The Super Lite troops had for the win. When the came back on Sunday to take a fine second place finish in the class. Broe Dickerson had to settle for the silver medal in the Kart Jr. event, Broe was two seconds in arrears when he took the checkers. Dave Mason had a fourth place finish in Pro Buggy Unlimited on Dillon Ayers was a dnf in the Saturday Limited Buggy fracas, he took Rob MacCachren was a dnf in the Saturday Pro 2 Unlimited action, Saturday, he drove to a third place finish in the Sunday action. third place honors in the Sunday event, seen here in heavy action. Rob came back in the Sunday race to take third place honors. Dusty Times October 2012 Page 27 -

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HDRA FRGNTEIR 500 Larry Ragland Wins A Tough one By Jean Calvin Photos: Track.side Photo In a sparkling performance Larry Ragland led most of the distance and at the flag in his Chaparral, winning Class 1 and overall in so swift a time he was only 13 seconds behind the winning bike. The Frontier 500 advance year ran from Sloan to Weeks, ads claimed the third time is the the second year went from Sloan charm, but for many it was quite to Virginia City, this year trav-a different definition of charm, eled from Sloan to Dayton. The unless you think washouts and town served as both the start heavy dust are charming. For and the finish for the Labor Day the third running of the longest running of the VORRA 300, point to point off road race in and the folks there, happily, the USA thJ!re were a few chang-went bananas over off road rac-es in format,-including a wel- ing. They gladly took the Fron-come tightening of the pre-race tier 500 in, and made everyone schedule, and finally a finish involved more than welcome. locale where the racers and their Pre-race activity began with a entourage were truly welcomed welcome mixer at the Frontier by the the townspeople of Day-Hotel on Thursday evening, ton, Nevada. _ and many competitors there Walt Lott had real plans of were telling horror tales about finishing the event in Reno this the early· part of the course. year, but late breaking objection The general opinion was that to the race passing over a few the first 150 miles, on the same miles in Storey County, near route as last year, was a genuine Virginia City, canceled that horror, dusty and full of new plan at the eleventh hour. So, and treacherous washouts from the Frontier 500, which the first the late summer flash floods around southern Nevada. The word was that this section was truly off road, and once past Beatty on the route, the drivers could breathe a· little easier. Friday morning began th~ 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. contingency and tech inspe·ction ritual around the front parking lot of the Frontier Hotel. A goodly group of contingency donors set up shop on streetside, which unfor-tunatelyhad been newly planted with grass and flowers;· most of the new foilage did not survive the day. For unknown reasons the entry sank again this year, dropping to 145 starting cars, and with the bike and 3 Wheel entry, the grand total starting group numbered 189. While the tech time was far too long for the size of the entry, most of the activity was over by dark, Ivan Stewart campaigned the Toyota pickup in Class 1 and teh Iron Man got the job done, taking second in class and overall among the cars. Making it one and three for Arizona and Chaparral, Larry Noel and Tim Kennedy got to Dayton third in Class 1, a keen eighth overall. and most of the contingency folks folded their tents and went inside to sample some of the unique entertainment in Las Vegas. The mid October date for the 1984 Frontier 500 brought fair weather, not too hot on race day, but, in the southern part of · the course there was no wind either. The thick silty dust hung over the sqft and rocky trails, causing an absolute epidemic of flat tires on all brands. The bikes left Sloan at first light, and promptly at 8 a.m. the first Class 1 car, Alan Hanks in a Bunderson, was waved away. There was some flap about the pair of Toyota trucks· in Class 1 carrying riders in the parade, intending to do the same for the race, and more of that will be discussed later. Suffice to' say that Ivan Stewart had his son debark from the truck and took off alone, fifth off the line. Tom Morris moved back into Class 2 and kept his mechanic in the right seat. 1' • •• 1 Dusty Times took up resi-dence at the first check, about 51 miles into the course where · the route crossed Highway 160 for the first time. Attrition took its· toll early here, especially in some of the more stock classes, and a fair number of competi-tors failed to get that far on the 476 mile course. First to arrive was Tom Bradley, number 101, but Ivan Stewart was right in his dust, as was Tom Koch, 106, and Jack Johnson, 109, followed Performance Proven for Desert & Off-Road Use 150 Heavy Duty Sizes to Choose from Detail & Pressure Wash Tanks Marine Holding & Water Tanks Bulk Storage & Waste Tanks R.V. Tanks Quality Products & Friendly Service RONCO PLASTICS, INC. • 714-259-1385 • FAX 714-259-0759 • 15022 Parkway Loop, Suite B • Tustin, CA 92780 • .GALL, WRITE or FAX us to Receive a Free Catalog VISA ~----~--------------------------------------------------~ Page 28 October 2012 Dusty Times

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For the second year in a row Jim and Billy Wright led most of the way in the' giant size Class 2, and won in the Raceco, third ovrall. Among the leaders most of the distance, the Raceco of Russ Welch and Roger Mortenson ran out of gas late in the game, and came in eighth. by Larry Ragland, Ill, abimt two Ragland; but both got back on minutes back, trailed by Al Ar-the road ahead of the herd. Lar-ciero, and from there the pack ry Ragland looked good at To-strung out. nopah with just over 200 miles While most of the Class 1 to go in the race, and half the starters got through the first field was out by now. Through check, Frank Snook. was miss-Check 7 at Gabbs, and Check 8 ing, his Raceco out with no south of Fallpn, Larry Ragland brakes, and only seven finished established a comfortable lead the race. At the third check, 109 over Ivan Stewart, and no one miles into the course, Ivan Stew- else was really close. art was first on the road, but The pair finished in order Larry Ragland had his Chapar-with Larry Ragland taking the ral just two minutes back on the overall Frontier 500 title home road which put him just ahead to Phoenix in a well paced, well of Tom Koch, , driven solo run in the Chapar-Raceco, for the actual lead ral, and he was only 13 seconds on elasped time. Overall winner slower than the winning bike. of both previous Frontier 500s, Ivan Stewart arrived about 15 Jack Johnson was parked with minutes later, a solid second engine trouble at Check 2. overall in the Toyota truck. Moving on to Beatty, Check Phoenix drivers Larry Noel and 4.and about one third distance, Tim Kennedy came back from a Larry Ragland was in command, bad flat and brake trouble with first on the road with Tom the Chaparral to take.third in Koch right in his dust. However, Class 1, eighth overall. Suffering Koch lost his tranny right at the a lot of flats, Mike Lund and check, and he was out of Class Gary Garner got the Chenowth 1. Koch later drove the Jim Stiles Magnum home fourth, not very Class 10 entry, only to lose the far ahead of Terry McDonald engine at Goldfield. and Kirk Cartwright in a Funco. Stewart was having ignition The final pair of Class 1 finish-problems with the Toyota, and ers, the Tom Bradleys and Jack spent time in the pits, but so did McMillen/Don Guth, were over The hard luck award of the race goes to K.J. Howe and his brothers who struggled all night with the Hi Jumper, finished, but wem overtime. Dusty. Times Despite a rash of flat tires Jim Sumners, with Craig Renfro riding, did well in Class 2, his Raceco placing a strong second, fourth overall. two hours behind fifth place. Second off the line, Class 2 was big at 23 starters, and most of the heavy hitters in desert racing were on tap. The first two seater through Check 1 was the amazingly fast Mazda rotary powered Raceco of Dave Lewis and Dave Simpson. Then came Len Newman/Mike Gaughan, followed by Tom Morris, Toyo-ta, Mark McMillin, Jimco, Bill Hrynko, Chenowth, and Ed Martensen, Raceco, all in the same dust cloud. Just a minute later came the Cam Thieriot/ Greg Lewin Funco, then Jim and Billy Wright, Raceco, and Russ Welch/Roger Mortenson, BPA Ii.I Raceco all in a tight clump. Then along came Jim Sumners, whose Raceco had already had the first of five flats on the course. Out here with trans trouble was Gregg Symonds, who placed third last year. Ed and Jody Martensen were first through Check 3, but at Beatty Jim Wright was first on the road, followed by Newman, Martensen, Thieriot and McMil-lin, all five spread less than two minutes apart on the road. The tight contest raged on in Class 2, and at Tonopah the Wrights were not only first on the road but on time. Still in tight forma-tion came McMillin, Sumners, Newman and Welch. The order held through Gabbs except that Welch/Mortenson got ahead of Newman/Gaughan on the road. The Wrights opened a decent lead at Check 8, only 53 miles from touchdown. The Wright's Raceco had no real problems and the son and father team flew into Dayton to win their second Class 2 title on the Frontier 500 by a com-fortable 29 minutes. The New-man/Gaughan Bunderson van-ished into the night, the Welch/ Mortenson Raceco ran out of gas and lost well over an hour, and Mark and Corky McMillin came to serious grief and lost a good four hours out of Gabbs. While Jim and Billy Wright celebrated their victory and third overall in standings, Jim Sumners/Craig Renfro arrived to take second in Class 2, fourth ov1rall in their Raceco. Tom Morris and Frank Arciero, Jr. were next, another 20 minutes back in the Toyota truck, fol-lowed in 12 minutes by Cam Thieriot and Greg Lewin, anq ten Class 2s finished within the 20 hours time allowance. When the results were post-ed, showing the Toyota in third, Cam Thieriot filed a protest on the grounds that the Toyota wore a Class 1 number, 117, and it should be tossed out of third. Continued an p11e 30 -· - - < • - - • - ----·-~-·-- , -~--·-RA CE RADIOS 't~ KE#WOOO !:let - -l - . October 2012. Page 29

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Larry Bolin did a fantastic job in his Raceco, coming from behind, ·overcoming problems, and winning Class 10 alone, and he was sixth overall. JOhn and Rick Hagle were third in Class 10 by just 48 seconds in what is probably the best looking body ever placed on a Raceco. Cam said he saw the Toyota pass while he was in his pit in north-ern Nevada, and he paid no attention, since it obviously was not in Class 2. There was much ado, and at the awards it appeared that the officials awarded a third place tJe be-tween the Morris and Thieriot entries. But, the official results list the cars as they finished. So nothing much was settled on the spot. Rounding out Class 2, An-thony Van Zeyl and Bob Veltri took fifth in their Raceco, fol-lowed home by the Racecos of Don and Matt McBride plus Ed and Tim Herbst, who had to replace the steering before the first check. Russ Welch and Rog-er Mortenson got enough gas to· Stteve Tetrick and Fred Ronn had a great day in the new ORE, and they placed a tight second in the very close run among 24 in Class 10. From Arizone, Bill Herrick, with Tim McDonnell co-driving the Raceco, took fourth in Class 10, just about half a minute out of third place. finish eighth, and ninth went to the cutoff; they tried so hard for Tom Lawson and Bonnie Bur-an official finish. ton who came from Oklahoma Class 10 was third off the to race. The tenth and final line, the largest gang of all at 24 finisher was the McMillin team. starters, and 13 finished, most Having even worse luck, the K in excellent time. First to leave J Howe and, family Hi Jumper was Jack Irvine, Raceco, and he actually crossed the finish line, was first on the road by several somewhat overtime with con-minutes at the first check. Next tinuing troubles on course. It came Buddy Yates, Bunderson, was a shame they didn't make Ron Brant, Raceco, Don Slagle, Raceco, Bill Herrick, Raceco, Marty Reider, Raceco, and Ray IVe IVould 1,ike t:o eong,at:ulat:e SCORE Baja 5D0 MORE Freedom 250 Aragon, Raceco, and the herd, all running too tight to call a leader on elasped time. Irvine held first on the road through Check 3 and on to Beatty. Next on the road came Bill Herrick, Ray Aragon, and Buddy Yates, but the race info' ends there, so these cars were not necessarily leading on elasped time. Com-ing up from the last starting po-sition, Larry Bolin was running quickly, doing the solo act in his new Raceco, and several others with high numbers looked good also. _ By Gabbs Bolin was second on the road only to Bill Her-rick/Tim McDonnell, and he had the lead on time. Yates was next into the check and the pack was still fairly tight. Herrick just led Bolin physically into Check 8, but somewhere on the final miles he had big trouble. Bolin had problems too, out of brakes sfnce Gabbs, and the generator quit so he was running off the battery, using one dim light and a hand held flashlight. Larry had not pre-run the last part of the course either. But he drove alone to the Class 10 victory, by a bunch, and a fast sixth overall, even with the problems. It is a fine example of pressing on re-gardless, by a tough competitor from Newberry Springs, CA. Running well all day into the night, the California team of Steve Tetrick and Fred Ronn nailed down second in Class 10, about 20 minutes behind the winner. Tetrick's ORE was a skinny 48 seconds ahead of John and Rick Hagle, also Cali-fornians, in their zoomy looking new Raceco. The Hagles were merely 36 seconds ahead of Bill Herrick and Tim McDonnell. The tight Class 10 finish didn't end there. About nine ., minutes back in fifth were Las Vegans Buddy Yates and Sandy Stewart, followed in just 26-Nevada drivers Tim and Terry Bell did some whee/stands in the Bunderson, but hte brothers finished first in 1-2-1600 and a quick ninth overall. Gavin Skilton 1st Place Class & Timmy & Tommy Craig 1st Place 112-1&00 & Class 12 RPM Racing Clyde Stacey/Thomas & Ramon Fernandez 1st Place 5•1600 Tom Koch 2nd Place Class 10 Page 30 GUAM Smokin' Wheels Joey Chrlsostomo/Aleander M. Smith Running a Fleld·s Automatic 2nd overall 1.e~ us Pu~ You In The Wlnne,'S e1,e1e1 818-998-2739 9763 VARIEL AVENUE, CHATSWORTH, CA 91311 October 2012 Brothers Jack and Jerry Ramsay helped keep the green in Nevada as they.ran second all day and at the flag in their 1-2-1600 Bunderson. Dusty Times

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seconds by Mark Broneau who went solo in his Raceco. Five minutes further back was Dusty Times cartoonist Dave Ryskamp, whose Raceco was about four minutes ahead of Ray Aragon/ Leon Tice, also in a Raceco. Taking ninth was Jack Irvine, with his son Scott as a last min-ute co-driver. )ack rolled the single seater and los.t,some time, and, when his usual co-driver didn't make it to the change over spot, Jack's son Scott got into the car, driv-ing his first ever race, and he had not pre-run at all. Scott brought the Raceco through the dark in good time, another 17 minutes back, and he is a very plucky young man. Jon Block and Ron Cornell drove an older Hi Jumper home tenth, followed by Marty Reider/Jeff Hibbard, Raceco, and Michael Sherman/ David Rameriz, Chenowth. Last, but not that far back, were Daryl Mead and Butch Darling who had all sorts of woes en route. Another large class with 19 starters was 1-2-1600. It was a tightpack at the first check, with the eleventh starter, the Bunder-son of Jack and Jerry Ramsay second on the road, closely tailed by fellow Nevada racers Terry and Tim Bell, Bunderson. Looking good here too was the Friskowth of RicB.ard Goldbaum and Jim Dyer, the last to start and the eighth one through the check. At Check 3 the Bells were first on the road with the Ram-says a couple minutes back, followed by Goldbaum/Dyer on the road, and Dan Bradley/ Bill Stokes. The Bells opened a few more minutes on the Ram-says on the run to Beatty, and a half dozen othera were close in contention. At Tonopah the Bells were still first on the road, about 12 minutes ahead of the Ramsays, now followed by Mike Another hard luck Story is Richard Goldbaum and Jim Dyer, doing well in 1-2-1600 before losing hours in a ditch; they were eleventh. 3 as Marshall a{Jd Michael Mahr came out of centnJI California to score the big win driving their Jeepster. Stokely, then James Ward/Terry Jeffers, who started next to last, and Bill Landon. Heading north in the night, information is sketchy, but Terry and Tim Bell maintained their lead on the road all the way to the finish line. They won the class and we·re ninth overall. Terry, from Las Vegas, and, Tim, from Reno, said the victory was nice, the race tough, and the home state win meant a lot to their whole fam-ily. Just over ten minutes behind on time, Jack and Jerry Ramsay were a close second on time. Almost 1 1/2 hours back, the California team of Jim Zupanov-ich and John Lind brought their ORC in third, only five minutes ahead of Michael Stokely, who had only six minutes on Ward and Jeffers. Malcolm Vinje and Marie Hansen solidified their overall HORA points lead by being the first and the only finisher in the Class 5 wars. It a stunning repeat victory, Walker Evans led from flag to flag in Class 8 with Dodge honcho Dick Maxwell enjoying the ride to Dayton. Dusty Times October 2012 Class 4 was a familar story as Rod Hall, Jim Fricker and the Dodge led all the way to victory; Hall is three for three on the Frontier 500. It was a popular victory in Class Manny and Tudy Esguerra have a perfect score at the Frontier 500, and their Ford Ranger has won all three of the point to point races in Class 7. Bill and Brandon Stokes end-ed up sixth, followed by the intrepid team of Tim Maples and Mike McAtee. Next to -Ar-rive was Roy Walker from Reno, followed by Jack Short/Richard Huffman, of Las Vegas, with Bill Landon and John Foody from Sparks right in their dust. The Goldbaum/Dyer team lost a couple of hours in the last 20 miles as Dyer slid off a cliff and landed upside down in a tree fn the gully. Dyer had to use a claw hammer to chop branches be-fore he could get out of the car. The he hiked off to finq help to right the single seater. He found some help up the hill, plus Ed Robinson, of VORRA, who had been sent out from the finish Cantinued an •••• 32 Checkout Our Website For Stvles & Sizes Page 31

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Stan Gilbert and Charlotte Corral had some down time in the desert, but their Ford came back strong to take a solid second in Class 8. line chores to the rescue. They all got the car right side up, but all the gas had run out. Another S.O.S. to the finish line brought some motorcycle gas, and Dyer sputtered on to the· finish, came in nth, and was still nearly four hours ahead of George Gowland and Curtis Houghton. They took 19 hours and 20 minutes on course, and they were the last official finisher number 63 in the standings. The. expected wars in the wa-ter pumper classes really did not come to pass this year. Most of the winners led their class from the first check. In Class 8 Walker Evans and Dick Maxwell had the Dodge well up in the ranks in fif-ty miles, and despite flat tires in the rocky silt beds, Evans drove hard and fast to win the ten truck class, leading all the way; it was his second Frontier 500 victory. At Check 3 Walker had Las Vegans Norm Shaw and Manny Cortz clawed their way up to second among the 13 5-l600s, and finished iecond in the close contest. Leading at one time, shifter problems dropped the Bug of Dan Naylor and Max Razo to third at the flag in 5-1600-,and they were happy to finish. It was a popular victory in Class 7 S as Willie Valdez drove hard all the way to win over a dozen starters by literally hours. Page 32 Robert Knight and LeRoy Hansen won a real battle inthe 5-1600 war, 29 minutes to the good at the flag, a double victory for the Hansen family. about half an hour in hand over Stan Gilbert/Charlotte Corral, Ford, who were closely tailed by the Chevy of Bill Howard. Both Mark Hooper/Dean Koutzou-kis, Ford, and Robin Tulleners/ Noah Sanchez, Ford, passed the point with good times. The same group passed To-nopah in formation, and the GMC of Steve Kelly and Michael Nesmith was down and out with overheat problems. Gilbert's Ford was reported .to have rear end failure, but it was fixed enough to finish a strong sec-ond, about 49 minutes behind Evans and nearly three hours ahead of Tulleners and Sanchez. Another hour and a half back, the fourth and final truck finish-er on the tough course was Bill Howard's Chevy. Walker Evans said the first part of the race was so rocky that he didn't just have flat tires, he tore the wheels off the Dodge. It is a good insight into how rugged the race course really.,was &dm a driver who has seen them all ,and won them all. Class 4 played out according to script also. Starting fifth, Rod Hall and Jim Fricker had the Dodge in the. lead on the road at the first check, a few minutes ahead of John and Mike Ran-dall, Jeep Honcho. By Check 3 Hall had established a good lead, and nearly half the field was either out or well down on time. The Randalls had replaced a broken water radiator near Check 2, and later they worked on a cracked trans housing, which damaged the Quadra-Trac. They carried on in two wheel drive. The Jeep Honcho of Vern Roberts and Bill Dono-hoe also had various problems, but they struggled on north and finished second, over three hours behind Rod Hall's winning Dodge. Hall be-came ·one of just two three time winners of the Frontier 500. The Randalls kept patching up the Jeep and came in third, and Don McCormack brought his Dodge in fourth, the final Class 4 finisher. Only four started in Class 3, the short WB 4 x 4 Class 3, and only two made it the first 50 miles in good time, both driven by members of the over 50 club. There Glen Emery and Carl Cook had the lead, but they were des-tined not to finish the race. Driv-Starting out slow with breakage, Larry Schwacofer and Sid Spradling put the old Chevy in drive and cruised into Dayton the Class 6 winners. Kelly McDonough and her brother Dave did a terrific job in the Class 9 Funco, and the young Las Vegas team won the class honors. October 2012 ing a modified Jeepster, Marshall Mahr and his son Michael drove a good pace to finish in 15:48 elasped time, the big winners and the only Class 3 finisher. There was also a quartet of st arters in Class 6, and the Jim Madison/Mick Newto n Chevy Nova was a clear lead-er at the first check. Favorite Larry Scl:iwacofer was down near Goodsprings with tie rod trouble. There was no report on the Bill McDonnald/ Dave Federwisch Maverick. The O lds Omega rally car of Guy Light, from Michigan , did not make it through the silt to the first check, and that would have been a good bet. The Madison Chevy vanished from the charts later on. Larry Schwacofer and Sid Spradling won another Class 6 title,going all the way to Dayton in just over 16 hours. Only three were on the line to contest the Class 7 honors. At Check 1 Mario Alesi came through first, about ten minutes ahead of Manny Esquerra. But, Alesi's Nissan apparently stuck in gear at the checkpoint stop, and it had to be pushed, to his pit. Reportedly, the Nissan got rolling again, then had front end troubles at Check 3, got fixed again, but did retire later in the game. Meanwhile Manny and Tudy Esguerra set a hot pace in the Ford Ranger, had no serious trouble and rolled into Dayton in a quick 12:50, the winner for the third year running in Class 7, and· they were a quick 25th overall, really impressive on the tough course that is tougher for the late start-ing classes. , The dozen starters in Class 7S dwindled away quickly-in-the first legs. Well ahead of the pack after 51 miles was Willie Valc, dez in his freshly painted Ford Ranger. His major competition, Spencer Low/ Paul Delang, Nis-san, was reportedly stuck in the silt, but they did get rolling after an hour down time. Tom Peltier and Bob Klingenberg got the 2 WD Jeep CJ 8 through Check 1 in good time, but faded from the scene later on. While most of the field was out by nightfall, a hot race de-veloped between Valdez. and Low. Low closed the gap to the front runner to just 23 minutes at Gabbs. But, on the way to the checkered flag, Low rolled the Nissan,-and did a lot of body damage. The crew found the truck, but they had to cut the top of the cab off to make the truck road worthy. Meanwhile, Willie Valdez was in Dayton, the Class 7S winner in a firretime of 15:47. Low got rolling, probably a little sideways, but he finished s-econd and last in class, with about 20 minutes left on the time allowance. Class_ 5 has shrunk to nearly nothing, with only four starters at Sloan. At the first check Mal-colm Vinje/Mark Hansen had a couple of minutes on Byron and Jo Smith, and the other two were well back in the silt. The Smith Bug retired at Tonopah, and Vinje and Hansen rolled on to not only win Class 5, the only finisher, but they took 20th overall on time, and also consolidated their overall points lead in the HDRA Desert Series. The 5-i600s came out strong for the Frontier 500 with a Dusty Times

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gaggle of 13 on the line, most of them strong competitors. For sure they came through the first check in a single dust cloud, or so it seemed. Leading the pack here on the road was the first starter, Mike Lesle, next came Bob Knight/LeRoy Hansen, Lar-ry and Jim Dunn, and Dan Nay-lor/Max Razo, all close enough to touch each other. A few min-utes back, mixed up with the 3 Wheelers, who started after the cars, came Rich Fersch, Norm Shaw/Manny Cortez, Todd and Tom Craig, and Don French/ Don Smith. The class win was going to be anyone's game. At Check 3, Lathrop Wells, just over 100 miles into the race, the last starter, Larry Dunn, was first on the road in the lead, followed by Knight/Hansen, Naylor/Razo, the Craigs and Fersch, with only 12 minutes between them all. At Beatty, Dan Naylor/Max Razo were first on the road, apparently leading on time as well, with a couple of minutes in hand over the Dunns, who had a few minutes on the Craigs, and Knight/ Han-sen were about five minutes back, while Fersch had fallen about 15 minutes off the pace. On to Tonopah, and now Knight/Hansen were first on the road and on time, the Dunns were next, about 20 minutes-back, just ahead of Shaw/Cor-tez, with Fersch close. Naylor/ Razo dropped back a good bit as their Bug kept locking up in sec-ond gear, and the only cure was a stop, take off the shifter plate, and rattle the gears by hand. At Gabbs, Knight/Hansen had a fine lead of half an hour over Shaw/Cortez. Naylor/Razo were coming back strong, only a few minutes out of second place, and Fersch was healthy again about ten minutes back. The Craigs had dropped about half an hour. When it all sorted out at the finish line, Bob Knight and LeRoy Hansen roared into Dayton the clear winners in 15:28. Victory was sweet for LeRoy Hansen, because his son Mark and Malcolm Vinje, and their crew, the Class 5 winners, were waiting with the cham-pagne to celebrate the double win for the Hansen family. After a see saw race across the top of Nevada, the pink and white Circus Circus Bug driven by Norm Shaw and Manny Cor-tez was second in 5-1600, about half an hour back and happy to reach Dayton. Naylor/Razo had more gear changing woes, and arrived third, another 37 minutes in arrears, but they were 47 minutes ahead of Todd and Tom Craig. With their Bug com-ing unglued in the night, Rich Fersch and company struggled in after 19 hours, 19 minutes and change on the road, the fifth aQd final finisher out of the 13 that put on such a close contest in the early stages of the race. Class 9 seems to be on the way out, and just five 12d0 cc entries started the long journey north. At the first check, the Hi Jumper of Jeff and Larry Wat-son was right behind the Che-nowth of Mike Baker and Bob Scott. A few minutes back came Kelly McDonough, Funco, then Mike McCrory/Jim Oii:ney, Hi Jumper, and the Funco of Larry Webster/Sheldon Lowery. It was a record of sorts as the entire class made it through the first Dusty Times It was a tough run for Mike Baker and Bob Scott, but the· Utah team kept plugging along in the Funco and finished a good second in Class 9. check in competitive time. Watson was first on the road at Check 3, with several min-utes in hand over McCrory/ Dizney, closely tagged by Baker/ Scott. McDonough and Webster followed a bit later, and the whole class was still running. Larry Watson kept the lead into Beatty, and now, with Jeff at the helm, the Hi Jumper led through Tonopah, but retired en routo to Gabbs. There were few reports on the Class 9 contest. Apparently both the Webster and McCrory cars fell on evil times a.Isa. Out of Gabbs, Kelly McDonough and her brother Dave, who drove the car to the finish, were in the lead, and they led right under the checkered flag. Kelly got so excited about the big win that she tripped and fell, damaging her ankle, and she appeared at the awards with a cast on her leg. Surviving numerous prob-lems, the Utah team of Mike Baker and Bob Scott finished also, se·cond,Jabout one and a half hours back, but thrilled to finish the grueling race. The last starter in cars at Sloan was the downsize Jeep Cherokee of Don Adams and Jason Myers in Class 12. They made it through Check 1 in good shape, but a variety of problems put them in the pits as much as on the road. They retired from action about five miles north of Beatty. As mentioned, the motorcyle riders covered the course very quickly, and the the overall and open class winners were Larry Roeseler and Kurt Pfeiffer on a Husqvarna 500 XC, this year a mere 13 seconds faster than Larry Ragland's 10:07.03. The overall winning 3 Wheeler, a Honda, was ridden by Mark Weixeldorfer, Marty Hart and Mike Coe in a time of 13:05.31, a very quick ti)J:le for those hardy riders who had to pass bunches of cars. They ·finished before several of the car class winners. Sunday morning some folks were still standing around in their driving suits, having re-cently arrived, some over time but at least In friendly territory. The Nissan tent along side the finish line was the host to the awards ceremony and sundry other activity. On Saturday the tent held tables for the big bar-The overall winners accept their trophies from Walt Lott and HORA officials. From the left, Larry Roese/er, Kurt Pfeiffer, Marty Hart, Marie Weixeldorfer, Mike Coe and Larry Ragland. The most memorable feature of the race was dust and more dust as Larry Dunn, Bug, found out following Jim Madison's Chevy Nova. October 2012 A rally car is not often an off road racer. Guy Light found out near GoodSprings where his Olds Omega succumbed to the rough terrain. becue put on by the people of The third time charm did Dayton. It was a full meal of real bring along the best organized beef with all the trimmings, free Frontier 500 race to date. It to all wearing a racer's armband was also the first to have a real and just $6.50 for the rest of the celebration happening at the ac-population. A bar, concession tual finish line. The hospitality stands, the wo,rks, swung all at Dayton so impressed HORA night. By eight in the morning that Walt Lott announced on· the Dayton cooks were serving a the spot that Dayton would keen breakfast, until just before again be host to the finish line the awards ceremonies began. in 1985. Page 33

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Trail Notes ... from page 7 Performance Driving School in Tooele, Utah. And the gold medal winners of the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) National Championship were awarded two spots in the "Baja Challenge" buggy. All drivers will be equipped with racing gear courtesy of MasterCraft Safety®. The winning drivers who will be a part of the "Baja Challenge" team are: Brad Lovell, Bud Brutsman, Kyle Tucker, Roger Lovell, Luke Wilwert, Michael Crawford, The winning driver who will be going to Ford Racing High Performance Driving School is Rob MacCachren. "This year's 'Select-the-Seats' program was our most successful yet, with triple the number of votes received versus last year's program. BFG's online community was engaged · and rallied the vote for their favorite Team BFG motorsports personalities," said Jamey Fish, director of consumer experience, BFGoodrich Tires. "It is programs like these that continue to reinforce the breath of our brand's abilities to provide thrilling driving experiences both on and off the pavement." Team BFG members Bud Brutsman, Brad Lovell, Roger Lovell, Kyle Tucker and Rob MacCachren all come from very different, yet successful automotive backgrounds. Brad and Roger Lovell make racing a family affair, fielding rock-crawling and off-road racing entries as Lovell Racing. As both fabricators and drivets the team dominated rock crawling competition for years and now is competing for championships in Ultra 4 rock racing and TORC off-road series. The team's rock racer was recently featured on an episode of the hit show, "Top Gear." Bud Brutsman combines a love for all things automotive with a passion for production to cr·eate some of the best known car-themed shows on television including Overhaulin' and Rides for the Learning Channel, Hot RQd TV, Optima Street Car Challenge and Car Crazy on SPEED. Kyle Tucker and wife Stacy opened Detroit Speed and Engineering in the heart of stock car racing country, where they design, fabricate and install modern engineering for classic muscle cars. Kyle's creations or "test cars" can be seen competing throughout the year at a variety of events showing the GO not just the show. Kyle and DSE have been featured on SPEED earlier this year and will be creating Kyle Busch's Toyota Dream Ride for SEMA. Rob MacCachren has won nearly everything there is to win in off-road racing. Rob has been a -BFGoodrich Tires ambassador for over 20 years, and in that time has dominated Baja racing with five wins each in the SCORE Baja 500 and 1000 races. Rob just recently achieved a 200th career win on BFGoodrich® tires at the Traxxas TORC Series at the historical Crandon International Raceway. "Simply put, without the fans, we wouldn't have this sport," said Bud Brutsman. "Like crossing the finish line first, I'm extremely excited to receive top honors from the public and can't wait to head to the Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 in November to participate in one of the world.'s toughest, most-intense, most-sought after races in the world. A big thank you to BFGoodrich and everyone who voted for me." Fans will be able to watch the Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 by visiting The "Select-the-Seats" program, now in its third year, has crowned the 2012 winners: Fans voted via online application on BFGoodrich Tires' Facebook page (facebook. com/ bfgoodrichtires) for their favorite Team BFQoodrich members to win a coveted spot at the Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 or Ford Racing H,igh Performance Driving School. In an exciting twist to the program, the winning desert racer, Rob M.acCachren, will attend tht Fqr4 Racing Higl\ Pettormance Drivi~g School, of the to.p pavfq:ient racjp.g s,chools in the country. J?ud Brutsman, J3rad ana Ro r Lovell and Kyle Tucker will join the "Baja Challenge" team and get behind t e wheel at the 45th annual Tecate SCORE Baja 1000. BFGoodrich also challenged SCCA members to compete for a seat in the "Baja. Challenge" buggy by offering an additional two seats to the gold medalists competing on BFGoodrich g-Force™ Rl tires. The winners were Luke Wilwert and Michael Crawford. Wilwert captured his first Showroom Stock B National Championship at the 49th SCCA at Road America, winning by a mere 2.145-seconds over the 14-turn, 4.048-mile track. Crawford survived a wild race to win the Showroom Stock C National Championship at the SCCA National Championship Runoffs. New for this year's "Select-the-Seats" program, participating fans had a chance to win an offroad adventure trip for two at the Wide Open Excursion driving experience outside Reno, Nev. Erick Tuttle of Oxnard, Calif was randomly selected at the end of the public voting period and will learn how to put BFGoodrich tires to the test in the rough and unpredictable terrain of the Nevada desert in Wide Open cars. Team BFGoodrich is an exclusive group of racing enthusiasts, including on-and off.road drivers and car builders. This year's members include: Andrew Caddell, Andrew Comrie-Picard, Andy McMillin, Brad Lovell, Bryce Menzies, Bud Brutsman, Carl Nadeau, Chris Brandt, Dan McKeever, Daniel McMillin, David Higgins, Jason Childress, Kevin King, Kyle Tucker, Rich Minga, Rob MacCachren, Rod Hall. Roger Lovell, Terry Earwood, Troy Trepanier. BLOCK AND GELSOMINO WIN 2012 OLYMPUS RALLYS -Monster World Rally Team's Ken Block from Park City, UT and Alex Gelsomino from Santa Clarita, CA overcame a challenging rally car field and extremely dusty conditions to win their first Olympus Rally and their second Rally America national event of the season. Block and Gelsomino led the Olympus Rally from the very start winning all but one stage. The team drove a clean race dealing with dust through the first two stages before moving to first on the road for the remaining stages. Despite having less grip the Monster World Rally Team gained an advantage racing dust free to the finish. "I haven't been . able to win this event in the past," said Block, "so it feels really good to come back and get this one. The stages here feel like World Rally Championship roads." Subaru Rally Team USA arrived up at Olympus with a stunning new white livery celebrating four Rally America National Championships. Knowing that the Championship was in the bag th.ey focused on just winning Olympus, and avenge a second place finish to Block at February's Rally in the 100 Acre Wood. But the team fell behind early when they struck a large rock on stage 4 that forced them to go through the stage with a damaged front corner, and thick dust hampered the driver's quest to make up time on the Olympus Rally leaders and finished second overall. Rockstar Energy Drink's Antoine L'Estage from St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, QC and Nathalie Richard from Halifax, NS made a special cross-country trip to ·compete against Block and Higgins, but the team experienced difficulties after they hit the same rock as Higgins. L'Estage dropped to fifth before pushing hard towards third place overall getting the points they needed to successfully defend their second overall position. In the process the Rockstar team also clinched their fifth North American Rally Championship. Regrettably, two drivers from the Canadian Rally Championship who made the top five battle more interesting did not finish the rally. Last minute entry, Patrick Richard from Squamish, BC and Darren Garrod from Gwynedd, UK, driving for Subaru Rally Team Canada, broke a driveshaft on the third stage. Richard was as high as fifth overall at the time of his retirement. Can-Jam Motorsports' Leonid Urlichich from Thornhill, ON and Carl Williamson from Ammanford, UK went off the road on stage 8 and was unable to continue. It was a disheartening finish for Urlichich who was third overall at the time and ultimately lost his third place standing in the Championship. The 2012 Super Production Championship was decided at Olympus after Lauchlin O'Sullivan from San Francisco, CA and Scott Putnam from Minneapolis, MN drove terrifically not only to get the single point he needed to clinch the title, but win the class at Olympus. O'Sullivan moves into third in the overall Championship standings to tie last year's SP Champions, Travis and Terry Hanson, as the highest finishing SP Class car. "Just needing a single point to get the SP Championship is a weird thing because you just need to start the event to win it," explained O'Sullivan, "We worked very hard this season and the win makes it worth the effort." SP Class second place finishers, Byron Garth from Bend, OR and co-driver Chrissie Beavis from San Diego, CA were unfortunately penalized on a technical infraction and was moved to fifth place in class. Mike Goodwin from Aurora, OR and Martin Brunley from Winfield, BC assumed second place and made the Rally America podium for the first time. 19 year-old Mason Moyle from Houghton, Ml and John Hall from Sherwood Park, AB rounded out the podium for their second one this year. The Two-Wheel Drive Class was an absolute knock-down battle. Chris Duplessis from Bethlehem, NH and Alex Kihurani from Philadelphia, PA withstood challenges from Scion Racing and the Summit Rally team to secure Duplessis' third 2WD. National Championship. Early on Duplessis fell to third in class and then drove to a class win partly due to a penalty accessed to Summit Rally Team's Will Orders and Toni Feaver, both from Australia. Orders and Feaver almost made up the 2:30 minute penalty and was 57 seconds out with one more stage to go. But bad luck ended their day with a mechanical failure and the team was unable to continue. Scion Racing's Andrew Comrie-Picard from Hermosa Beach, CA and Jeremy Wimpey from State College, PA, had a small shot at the 2WD title, but settled for second in the 2WD national championship. The team finished just 21 seconds behind Duplessis after an inspired drive that kept them in the title hunt the entire event. Team O'Neil Rally School's Ed McNelly from Oxford, ME and Ole Holter from Long Beach, CA snatched third place both at the Olympus Rally and in the 2WD national standings -the first national podium for McNelly. Will Hudson and Brian Szykowny, both from San Francisco, CA, won the Ray Damitio Regional Rally and John Nagel Regional Rally. An unseasonal long dry spell hit the Northwest causing organizers to shorten the event to accommodate the landowners recreational use ban on the property where the roads were located. The first day began with four stages and saw a seven-hour break before the night stages began, and organizers only used a single 20 mile stage on the second day. Still, 72 cars began the event and it is the largest entry in Rally America's history. Full Results: events/ 2012/0LYMPUS/ results/ -Olympus • Rally photos: events/ 2012/ OLYMPUS/ gallery/ The 2012 Rally America National Championship is proudly supported by TeleBlend, VP Racing Fuels -the Officia[ Fuel of Rally America, ParkNBlend, Subaru of A~,rica, Ford Racing, Exedy Racing Clutches, Hawk Performance Brakes, DMack Tyres USA1 GrimmSpeed and RECARO seats. NEW BILSTEIN CLUBSPORT~ SUSPENSION SYSTEM -BILSTEIN Shock Absorbers is proud to announce the launch of its most advanced coilover suspension system ye;, rft~e new BILSTEI,N Club,spotr~~ •- ,Fta,m(P.~ technology derived from Bilstein s r~ce winning MDS clouble adjustable system, the BILSTEIN Clubsport®* is th~ ultimate double adjustable coilover suspension system for both on-road and racing applications. Both front and rear systems feature" clearly identified rebound and compression tuning settings from 1 (soft) to 10 (hard) - allowing up to 100 setting variations. These easy-to-use color-codeq w~eeJ~ are manually adjustable and do not require additional tools. BILSTEIN's sy_perior design eliminated the need for an external oil reservoir, providing for substantial weight savings, easy installation and enhanced performance. The threaded sh9ck bodies and locking adjustment rings provide a fully adjustable. ride height.The complete system includes front and rear shocks/struts, tuned dual or progressive rate coil springs, adjustable camber plate assemblies with spherical bearings, all mounting components and spanner wrenches for spring height adjustments. Increasing demand of driving enthusiasts led to the development of the new suspension package, and satisfies their desire for a track worthy system which is equally at home on the street. In Europe, the system carries the TUY certificate according to Section 19 of the German Road Traffic Licensing Regulations (StVZO). BILSTEIN's Clubsport®* is now available for the following vehicles: VW Golf VI, BMW M3 (E46), BMW M3 (E36), Porsche 911 (997) GT 2/GT 3 *Clubsport® is a registered trademark of Autotech Sport Tuning Corporation and is used under license. For more information contact: ThyssenKrupp Bilstein of America www. or call 1-800-537-1085 LUCAS OIL PRODUCTS PowER POTEET AND MAIN's "SPEED DEMON" To A NEW WORLD RECORD ON Bo~NEVILLE SALT FLATS -On Monday September 17, 2012, veteran driver George Poteet, from Memphis, Tennesee driving the Poteet and Main ·"Speed Demon" Streamliner,during the Mike Cook Shootout at the Bonneville Salt flats in Utah, set a new FIA International Category A, Group 1, Class 10 records in the kilometer and mile distances ... subject to FIA (or ASN) homologation. Poteet (a driver with more runs over 400 than anyone in Bonneville history) piloted the sleek Speed Demon to an incredible 439.562 miles per hour (that's 707.408 kilometers per hour for the metric among us) average* speed for the measured mile. While 439 mph or 700+ km/h makes almost no sense to normal drivers ... Would everyone please stand by for a VERY clear and easy-to-understand statement: That makes the Poteet and Main Speed Demon the fastest-ever wheel-driven, piston-engined car in history. No other piston-engined car has ever achieved this speed. The above statement sums up thousands upon thousands of hours in the shop, thousands more on the phone lining up parts, sponsors, volunteer crew people, and the dollars (lots of them) that it takes to even attempt to set a land speed world record. This sleek California-built projectile is not a jet plane with the wings clipped off and a }79 engine, rocket, or turbine pushing it along. This car used a conventional 8-cylinder piston engine and clawed its way over the slipprey salt surface to that 400+ mph record speed by powering the drive wheels, just like a conventional automobile. And the team's motto/chatchphrase says it all: DESTINATION 500 MPH. What Poteet and Main did is considered by the experts to be the toughest possible land speed mark to set because the rules take the average speed of a two-way run as the record. As the car breaks the lights at the end of the first run, the clock starts and the team has exactly one hour to slow the car down, stop it, turn Page 34 October 2012 Dusty Times

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it around, refuel, check every system in the car, repack the drag chutes, drain (the now 300-degree) engine coolant, inspect and either change or re-pressure the tires, get it pushed over to the starting line ready to race, and then finally start back on another full-speed run the other way for the average (record) speed! It's a herculean task under the best of circumstances and that single hour to just about rebuild a race car has put paid to many a promising record run over the years! Ron Main, from Canoga Park, California, spoke about the team's exclusive reliance on Lucas Oil Products used in the Speed Demon's 2,500-horsepower turbocharged V-8 engine, 7-speed gear box, and final drive. "Oil is the life blood of an engine," said the multi-record-holding car builder. "And the Lucas off-the-shelf products that we use like their Racing Only 20/50 synthetic motor oil are critical to the engine health, power, and reliability that's needed to set this sort of international record." He continued, "We run our entire powertrain on a special dyno for the equivalent a full top speed run, that's long minutes ... not just seconds. When we tear an engine down to check it out after the tests, there's no wear, the engine looks like it had nerver run. That's just one of the reasons that we rely on Lucas products." And may we add: The Poteet & Main Speed Demon has won the Top Speed Trophy for the last 4 consecutive years. Every year that Speed Week has been run since 1949, HOT ROD magazine has issued the Top Time Trophy, the award for the single fastest pass of the meet, regardless of if the pass is a record or not. For teams like these guys, this is the ultimate prize for Speed Week. For video of this run and more go to: www. -*That's a two-way average ... Poteet motored this machine along topping a stunning 462 miles per hour(!!!) on his way to that record-setting average. 0 FFICIAL RACE ENTRIES TO ·RECEIVE IMPACT BY MASTERCRAFT SAFETY COMMEMORATIVE GEAR BAGS FOR GRANDDADDY OF ALL DESERT RACES -SCOREville at Off-Road Expo to salute SCORE Baja legends & Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame. Southern California's Impact by MasterCraft Safety, a noted Motorsports helmet, racing gear and driver's suit manufacturer has announced that in conjunction with Sal Fish's SCORE International is presenting each entry in next month's 45th anniversary of the legendary Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 desert race with a commemorative limited edition gear tote bag. With an additional quantity to be available online and at racer registration during the event, order forms will be available at the spectacular SCOREville exhibit at this weekend's Off-Road Expo at the Fairplex in Pomona, Calif.In addition to this special SCORE gear bag, MasterCraft has also renewed its co-title sponsorship for the. fourth consecutive year for next year's 28th annual MasterCraft Safety Tecate SCORE San Felipe 250 in San Felipe, Mexico as well as continuing its sponsorship of the annual SCORE Rookie of the Year award.The unique limited edition commemorative 45th Anniversary SCORE Baja 1000 Gear Bag by Impact will have a pre-order price of US$49.95 and will be available at racer registration for US$59.95. Each official four-wheel vehicle entry will receive two of these commemorative bags while each official motor:cycle and ATV entry will receive one of the gear bags courtesy of Impact by MasterCraft Safety and SCORE International. The size of the product is 27" X 12" X 11 ".The SCOREville exhibit in Building 6 at the Off-Road Expo will salute SCORE Baja Legends and the Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. · on Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, With autograph sessions both Saturday and Sunday from noon to 2 p.m., the live drawing for starting positions,_by class, for the legendary motorsports adventµre down Mexico's majestic Baja California peninsula, will be held on Saturday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. ~MasterCraft Safety has been intrinsically involved with desert racing and SCORE International since 1910 and we welcome this unique, high-quality limited-edition 45th Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 gear bag which like the race itself will be memorabilia to last the ages," saic;l Fish, who has led SCORE since soon after it was founded in 1973. "Robbie Pierce and MasterCraft have been great partners with SCORE and we are very appreciative of their continued support of SCORE including the renewal of their co-title sponsorship of our popular San Felipe race in Baja California, Mexico." SCORE's 45th Anniversary SCORE Baja 1000 Commemorative Gear Bag by Impact offers three separate compartments and is designed to hold your helmet, suit, head and neck restraint, gloves, shoes and accessories. The bag is durable and can handle everyday wear and tear and will readily double as travel luggage as it is durable and offers excellent storage capacity. Constructed of heavy-duty nylon with webbed handle and a removable shoulder strap, the Gear Bag has one large main compartment and two 3/ 4 zip side pockets and reinforced base to help the bag keep its shape during loading and carrying. "When I think of desert racing, I think of SCORE Baja racing, there's just nothing else like it in the world of motorsports," commented Robbie Pierce, CEO of MasterCraft Safety and Impact. "I am honored to not only support Sal Fish and SCORE International through my desert racing efforts, but also as a business that is invested into this sport as well. Sponsoring the SCORE San Felipe'250 race and also the SCORE Rookie of the Year award allows us the opportunity to ensure the future of SCORE Baja desert racing. I am grateful for everything that Sal Fish and the myriad of others associated with SCORE do in the name of the sport that built the foundation of MasterCraft Safety as a business and.MasterCraft Racing as a team." At SCOREville this weekend, in addition to static displays of vintage and current desert racing vehicles along with autograph sessions with many of the stars of the sport, both past and present, a live drawing for starting positions for this November's 45th Annual Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 desert race will be held for only the second time at the Off-Road Expo on Saturday. The official course map for the 1, 117-mile race will also be unveiled Saturday just prior to the sta.rt of the drawing. This year's historic 45th anniversary race, with festivities set for Nov. 14-17, will run down the length of Mexico's majestic Baja California peninsula. It will start in Ensenada, Baja California and finish in La Paz, Baja California Sur. While late entries will be accepted up until race morning on Nov. 15, in order to be included in the start draw at SCOREville, entries must be received by SCORE no later than noon on Tuesday. For more information regarding SCORE International and the Tecate SCORE Baja 1000, visit www.score-internaitonal. com, for information on the Off-Road Expo visit and for more info on the Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame, please visit www.ormhof. org. Tecate Beer is the title sponsor of the three SCORE Baja races. MasterCraft Safety is co-title sponsor of the MasterCraft Safety Tecate SCORE San Felipe 250. Official Sponsors of the 45th SCORE Baja 1000 and the SCORE Desert Series are: Tecate Beer, Official Beer -BFGoodrich Tires, Official Tire -Graham Watchmakers, Official Timekeeper -Volkswagen of America, Official Vehicle Sunoco Race Fuels, Official Race Fuel -Coca-Cola, Official Soft Drink -Slime, Official Tire Sealant -Symons Ambulance Company, Official Ambulance -Volaris Airlines, Official Airline -Lightforce Performance Lighting, Official Driving Light -Maxtrax, Official Vehicle Recovery Device -Bilstein, Official Shock Absorber -Instant Mexico Auto Insurance, Official Mexican Auto Insurance. Additional SCORE Sponsors are -Baja California Sur Tourism, Proturismo Ensenada, Baja California Secretary of . Tourism, COTUCO Mexicali/San Felipe, Blue C Advertising, SignPros, PCI Race Radios, McKenzie's Performance Products and Advanced Color Graphics. RELLA INTRODUCES NEW BRAND LINE: "TECHNOLOGY WITH VISION" -Peachtree City, GA ... The new brand message of the automotive parts supplier HELLA is called "Technology with Vision." The slogan for over 20 years, "Ideas today for the cars of tomorrow" is therefore being replaced. Effective immediately, the new slogan, "Technology with Vision," will be gradually introduced worldwide. There will be corresponding variations in English and Chinese in addition to the German phrase. The goal of the reorientation is to more strongly emphasize the company's core as well as its range of expertise. "The new slogan expresses convincingly and precisely what HELLA has stood for for more than 100 years - namely technological expertise, strong innovation, sustainability, and orientation towards the future," says Dr. Jurgen Behrend, chairman and president of the company. "This outwardly visible performance promise reflects above all the employees' own self-image. In addition, the double meaning of the word "vision" illustrates very nicely the roots of the company in the areas of 'light and vision' on the one hand. On the other, the slogan emphasizes the meaning of a forward-looking, responsible corporate strategy for our enterprise." In the future the slogan will be combined with the HELLA logo. A new image film anticipates the introduction of the new message, "Technology with Vision," which has now been launched on the company's homepage ( This four-minute long video shows the company's various areas of expertise, from lighting technology to vehicle electronics and aftermarket activities to the budding Industries business area. With the introduction of the new slogan and the image film, the company is continuing the gradual revision of its corporate design begun at the end of 2010. Since then, the HELLA logo, the color scheme, the iconography, and the company's internet presence have been revised. Hella, Inc., located in suburban Atlanta, GA, is the North American aftermarket sales and distribution headquarters for Hella KGaA Hueck & Co. Hella, Inc. provides world-class aftermarket and special OE support to automotive, marine, and heavy-duty accounts in the U.S., Canada, and the Caribbean. For more information, visit Hella KGaA Hueck & Co., Lippstadt: The automotive parts supplier develops and manufactures components and systems for lighting technology and electronics for the automotive industry,. In addition, joint venture companies also produce complete vehicle modules, air conditioning systems and vehicle electric systems. Hella has one of the largest aftermarket organizations in the world for automotive parts and accessories, with its own sales companies and partners in more than 100 countries. The consolidated annual sales of the Hella Group are around 4.4 billion euros. Hella is one of the top 50 automotive parts suppliers in the world and one of the 100 largest industrial companies in Germany. More than 25,000 people work in 70 manufacturing facilities, production subsidiaries and joint ventures all over the world. Approximately 3,000 engineers and technicians work in research and development throughout the company group. Customers include all leading vehicle and system manufacturers, as well as the automotive parts aftermarket. For more information, visit HELLA's new, "Technology with Vision," slogan represents "technological expertise, strong innovation, sustainability, and orientation towards the future." · T HE SMALL "RECCE" TEAM was formed around Etienne Lavigne and David Castera, to delve into the task of writing the road-books for the first part of the rally. In the autumn, everything that has been envisaged and laid down on maps in the previous months has to be examined in detail and on the terrain. Four cars in total make up the procession that takes to the pistes and dunes of the rally three months in advance. "We rode for 15 days, which allowed us to put the 7 stages down on paper, not quite up until the rest day," explains David Castera upon his return. "We have had some setbacks and mechanical breakdowns which cost us a few hours here and there but, on the whole, we need two to three days for each stage. The challenge of the Peruvian part was the dosage of difficulties: we want to make the most of the countryside and terrain that Peru has to offer, without leading our drivers into insurmountable segments right away!" The competitors in the Dakar 2012 will remember this p_art of the desert fondly but with gritted teeth, and this time it will be tackled at the beginning of the course. Despite the determination to show restraint, Castera and his group still managed to break two records during this fifteen or so reconnaissance trips: "the first is having spent a week -in complete self-sufficiency, without a hotel, etc. which also means going without showers! Then we also climbed to 4970 metres in altitude. I can't say where but the Dakar has never gone this high before." For a detailed explanation, we will have to wait until 21 November. In the meantime, the work goes on in South America, especially for the representatives from the three countries who are accompanying Lavigne and Castera tour by tour on the "recces": "They have already started making requests upstream, but depending on the changes we have made to the route, each of them will request route authorisations wherever necessary. For example, if we are in close proximity to a mine or a private holding, the owner must be contacted so as to request their approval." Similarly, Francisco, who is responsible for local security, has taken care to note down all the places where the presence of law enforcement people will be necessary on the big day, as well as the traffic restrictions that will have to be put in place. With the help of all of this information, a new series of !ocation recces will be organised with those· responsible for the services involved. A "recce" a season ... C OMING TO AMERICA: ALBINS ST6 SERIES TRANS -The strong, compact ST6 trans delivers lightning fast shifts. Standard drop gears provide quick, efficient ratio changes. The highly adaptable Albins ST6 gearbox was originally designed for the VS Supercars Australia Car of the Future. The base 6-speed gear section can be configured to an inline transmission, rear-mount transaxle, or mid-mount transaxle. With its innovative design and adaptors, the ST6 can easily be tailored to specific applications and engines. It's the trans that's been chosen for Robby Gordon's SCORE Trophy Truck as well as MacG Racing's Britcar Silverstone 24hr Race vehicle. The entire ST6 line features profile-ground gears that are shot peened and isotropic pdished. Inspection ports make routine inspection easy without disassembly. Internal oil pumps are standard. In endurance tests up to 3000 miles, the ST6 has delivered fast and efficient gear changes with rock solid reliability. The Albins ST6 line is available in the USA through Weddle Industries starting at $22,500 USD. See the Albins ST6 at SEMA; booth 24823 October 30 -November 2 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Call us at 805 562 8600 or email us for more information. Dusty Times October 2012 Page 35

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BFGaadricli Tires OUTSTANDING BFGoodrich® Tires an-nounced that nominations are now open for the 2013 Out-standing Trails program. Off-road clubs in the U.S. and Cana-da may now submit trails in their area that they believe are worthy of a grant for maintenance or re-furbishing. Nominations may be made via Facebook or Twitter. Trails are selected based on uniqueness, terrain type and en-thusiast following. "Off-road communities dem-onstrate ·true enthusiasm for the sport and passion for our products," said Rodrigo Alonso, light-truck brand category man-ager for BFGoodrich Tires. "Be-ing able to give back to this community by helping main-tain and refurbish off-road play-groUFtds is our way of showing appreciation." Now in its eighth year, the Outstanding Trails program is conducted in collaboration with Tread Lightly! and the United Four Wheel Drive As-sociations (UFWDA) and is dedicated to the responsible use and preservation of off-road trails while promoting the trails' conservation efforts. To date, the program has awarded· more than $100,000 in grants to 30 off-road trails nominated by 29 clubs throughout the U.S. and Canada. Consumers can visit BFGo-odrich's Facebook page http:// or Twitter handle @bfgo-odrichtires between Oct. 6, 2012 and Jan. 31, 2013 to post their nominations for trails to be con-sidered for the competition. BF-Goodrich will select three trails and announce the winners at the Easter Jeep s·afari on March 31, 2013. For more information stop by the BFGoodrich Off-Road Expo booth or call Paul Wood at (917) 297-7733. BFGoodrich Tires Announces 2012 "Select-the-Seats" Program Fans vote for their favorite drivers to win coveted spots at the SCORE Baja 1000 and Ford Racing High Performance Driv-ing School GREENVILLE, S.C. Quly 16, 2012) - BFGoodrich Tires today announced the launch of the 2012 "Select-the-Seats" program. Now in its third year, the contest allows fans to vote via an ap-plication on BFGoodrich Tires' Facebook page ( bfgoodrichtires) for their favor-ite Team BFGoodrich (Team Dusty Times ILS • BFG) members to win a coveted spot at the SCORE Baja 1000 or the Ford Racing High Perfor-mance Driving School. Adding a twist to the program, the desert racer with the most votes will attend the Ford Racing High Per-formance Driving School, one of the top pavement racing schools in the country, while the non-desert racer with the most votes will be awarded a seat at the 45th annual SCORE Baja 1000, one of the most challenging off-road desert races in the world. New this year, participating fans will have a chance to win an off-road adventure trip for two at the Wide Open Excur-sion driving experience outside Reno, Nev. In addit~on to the non-desert driver chosen by Facebook fans, BFGoodrich is also challenging Team BFG members to compete for up to four additional seats at the SCORE Baja 1000 race. Up to two additional drivers will be selected based on their winning at the Sports Car Club of Ameri-ca National Championship Run-offs. The two remaining seats will be awarded to the Team BFG members who best demon-strate how they have upgraded their driving performance using BFGoodrich® tires. Team BFG members must provide examples of their passion for the brand and are responsible for submit-ting evidence of their results to BFGoodrich by Sept. 1, 2012 for the panel of BFGoodrich judges to review and score. "The 'Select-the-Seats' Face-book program represents BFGo-odrich's commitment to bring-ing the online community fun and exciting opportunities to in-teract with their favorite motors-ports personalities.," said Duane Thomas, BFGoodrich's market-ing communications manager. "Our loyal fans now have more power to decide and engage with our brand." Public voting on the Face-book application will be open from Monday, July 16 at 8 a.m. PST to Friday, Aug. 24 at 6 p.m. PST. All winners will be chosen and announced by the thjrd week of September. Team BFG is an exclusive group of ra.cing enthusiasts, including on-and off-road driv-ers and car builders. This year's members include: • Andrew Caddell • Andrew Comrie-Picard • Andy McMillin • Brad Lovell . Bryce Menzies • Bud Brutsman • Carl Nadeau • Chris Brandt • Dan McKeever • Daniel McMillin • David Higgins • Jason Childress • Kevin King • Kyle Tucker • Rich Minga • Rob MacCachren • Rod Hall • Roger Lovell • Terry Earwood • Troy Trepanier About BFGoodrich® Tires Using motorsports as a prov-ing ground for more than 40 years, BFGoodrich® Tires is involved· in nearly every type of racing, including road rac-ing, autocrossing, drag, desert, closed course off-road, rally and extreme rock crawling. BF-Goodrich Tires combines tech-nological expertise with vast motorsports experience, deliv-ering a high-performance tire for every type of vehicle. Visit BFGoodrich Tires at on Face-book at https://www.facebook. com/bfgoodrichtires or on Twit-ter at BFGoodrichTires. About Wide Open Excursions Since 1997, WIDE OP.EN Excursions has provided guests and corporate clients w/th the world's most unique and adren-aline-filled adventure opportu-nity. Their vision: To share the joy of high-performance off-road driving and the unspoiled beauty of the Baja peninsula, which were previously accessible only for the adventurous lucky few. Visit for more information. About Ford Racing High Per-formance Driving School The Ford Racing High Perfor-mance Driving School, founded in 2006, is the world's only driving school sponsored by Ford Motor Company. Based at the state-of-the-art Miller Motorsports Park just outside Salt Lake City, Utah, it fea-tures a fleet of 30 track-prepped Ford Mustang GTs and 14 race-Dusty Tlrnu prepped examples of the Ford Mustang FRS00S. It offers a . variety of programs ranging from a two-hour "Mustang Experi-ence" all the way to a four-day licensing school that includes a weekend of i:acing in a Ford Mustang FRS00S. Visit www. for more information. 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