For any off-road driver, winning the Baja 1000 is a dream come true. The same can be said for Trophy Truck driver Cameron Steele and his Desert Assassins race team.
Despite a near-suspension from federal authorities, the prestigious Baja 1000 – one of the most popular off-road races in the country – will go on as planned next month on the Baja California Peninsula.
USAC took over Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Wednesday and Thursday, September 5 and 6, to christen the Brickyard’s first dirt-track race.
When you think about racing, what comes to mind? Is it big stock cars going around an asphalt track for hundreds of miles? Maybe you think of large nitrous vehicles going hundreds of miles an hour down a mile-long drag strip? How about racing on two wheels on a treacherous wooded trail?
Everyone knew going into the 2018 running of Best in the Desert’s General Tire “Vegas to Reno” presented by Fox that this event would be exciting, but nobody anticipated just how intense the competition would be.
Whether it was trucks or UTVs, the winners of the Baja 500 all dominated their respective classes.
In certain areas of the USA, UTV racing is the most popular form of racing there is. One reason is that it’s the only type of professional racing that will allow someone with a “9-5” to be competitive at the professional level.
“We’re gonna do it right for the NORRA race this year.” That was what Don “The Snake” Prudhomme said regarding his return to the notorious Yokohama NORRA Mexican 1000 desert race in 2018. And he wasn’t lying!
If you could only choose one desert race to take on, we have a suggestion: Go to the Mint 400, The Great American Off-Road Race.
While most of those involved in the sport are brave, there are very few like this year’s Baja 1000 PRO MOTO IRONMAN winner, Jeff Benrud.