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Prudent Posturing in Primm does not Pay Off

It is Saturday, September 12, 2009, 2:30 PM, raceday for the SCORE Terrible’s 300.  Trophy Truck driver Robbie Pierce has just gone wheels up and I am getting jacked by a BLM Ranger again. This adventure starts two days earlier with a drive to Las Vegas.  The Primm area is rapidly being shut down to [...]

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Siltbeds and Rocks and Brothels! Oh My! – Vegas to Reno, The Long Way.

For 2009 Best In The Desert (BITD) decided to up the ante on its annual Vegas to Reno off road race.  Traditionally it is a 1 day point to point race from Beatty to Dayton, NV and approximately 500 miles. This time it would be a three day race covering 996 miles of tough Nevada [...]

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Vegas to Reno Part II

Vegas to Reno Part II About 7 years ago I drove from Tahoe to Phoenix on this same route and I have always remembered this “adult building” as it was a mobile home surrounded by freestanding roman columns.  While it always made me laugh I never had a photo of it so I had to [...]

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A Flock of Fourteen Fifties Flog Lucerne – MDR Night Race

After a two month break from desert racing I ventured out to Lucerne Valley, California on August 15th for the MDR California Championship Series, California 200 night race.  It has been a couple of years since I shot this race and being the final night race of the season I was not going to miss [...]

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Shooting Baja – On a 3 hour tour……A 3 hour tour.

It is 4:38PM, Saturday, June 6, 2009 – raceday for the Tecate SCORE Baja 500.  I am sitting in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Erindira in Baja California, Mexico in a 15 foot panga, which is a Mexican fishing boat.  The boat is heading south along the coast in 3-4 foot waves and [...]

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