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THR / Bonanza Plumbing / Kawasaki / Monster Energy / Precision Concepts Team Overcomes Challenges For Strong Finish At The Baja 1000

THR Motorsports / Bonanza Plumbing team rider and past Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 winner Robby Bell started ninth off the line on the Precision Concepts-prepped Kawasaki KX450F and was physically third on course after the first 90 miles of technical terrain.  Bell then handed the bike off to reigning Vegas to Reno champion Shane Esposito, …
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Race Prep Racing Caps a Strong Rookie Season with a Solid Finish at Glen Helen

November 2011, California:  Privateer Ultra4 team Race Prep Racing completed their rookie season with a solid finish at Glen Helen Motorsports Park last month.  Richie Carter, driver, made 24 laps in the unpredictable endurance race that proved to be too difficult to finish for more than half the field.  This Race Prep Racing result puts the team in …
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General Tire, Wahoo’s and Azunia Tequila Deliver a World of Possibilities to Rancho El Milagro

The fifth annual Baja Children’s Support Run raised $3,000 to buy supplies in addition to building a multi-media center for more than 40 orphans. Fort Mill, S.C. – Nov. 23, 2011. General Tire, Wahoo’s Tacos and Azunia Tequila, delivered an early Thanksgiving to some deserving orphans at the Rancho El Milagro (www.ranchomilagro.org) orphanage in Ensenada, …
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Team GT’s Jim Riley and Fellow Racer Kane Fraser Both Capture the True Spirit of the 2011 Tecate SCORE Baja 1000

General Tire driver Jim Riley set his goals aside to help others in need. Canadian, and paraplegic, Kane Fraser races in first Baja 1000 to help raise money and awareness for the abilities of people with disabilities. Fraser seeks to raise $25,000 for the Rick Hansen Foundation. Baja California, Mexico – (November 23, 2011) While …
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Rob MacCachren Wins The Battle Against Baja But Loses The War For The Season Title

While the Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 was only 692 miles long this year, none of those miles came easy for any team.  “In Baja you don’t necessarily race against each other,” explained five time Baja 1000 winner Rob MacCachren, “you race against Baja itself.”  After conquering San Felipe to win both SCORE races there earlier …
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Yokohama Tire-Sponsored Off-Road Racer Heidi Steele Wins Class 6 SCORE Championship

It’s the 4th title for Steele on Geolandar M/T+® tires FULLERTON, CA. – (Nov. 21, 2011) – Quite a week for Yokohama Tire Corporation-sponsored off-road racer Heidi Steele at the 44th annual Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 in Ensenada, Mexico.  She won her fourth SCORE (Southern California Off Road Enthusiasts) class title at the November 17-20 …
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Kent Kroeker Wins SCORE Tecate Baja 1000 in Class 8 on General Tires

Kroeker claims his second career Baja 1000 win. Baja California, Mexico – (November 20, 2011) After a lengthy delay, due to a jack-knifed passenger truck towards the start line, the Class 8 division headed out for their adventure in the desert with Kent Kroeker representing General Tire (Team GT). The 2004 Baja 1000 winner maneuvered …
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Marc Burnett Overcomes Injury to Finish Second at SCORE Tecate Baja 1000 in Class 6

Burnett doesn’t let broken collar bone get in the way of his Baja 1000 race. Burnett’s second-place finish marks third podium for Team GT. Baja California, Mexico – (November 20, 2011) In one of the most strenuous Baja 1000 races to date, Team GT driver Marc Burnett had to overcome a broken collar bone as …