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Story | Melgoza Racing

Posted on / Posted by Alex Melgoza

Alex Melgoza and his family run a pair of desert racing trucks in Southern California. They’re small, and they’re mostly running in smaller race series, but make no mistake. There’s no quit in this team.

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Event | BITD Vegas to Reno

/ Reno, NV

Witness the longest off-road race in the US as drivers spin some sand across approximately 550 miles of terrain in this one day marathon from Vegas to Reno. Come out to the Texas Station hotel in Las Vegas to meet the drivers on Friday, and be sure to tune in for the awards celebration at the Sparks Nugget hotel on Saturday night. For more: bitd.com

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Event | 2018 NORRA Mexican 1000

/ Ensenada, MX

Off-road desert racing returns to its roots with the NORRA Mexican 1000. The rally style race covers over a thousand miles in five days. The course takes racers from Ensenada, to San Felipe, to Guerrero Negro (motorcycles) or Bahia de Los Angeles (4-wheel), then to Loreto and La Paz, with the finish at San Jose del Cabo. For more: https://norra.com/mexican1000.php

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Event | 2018 Silver State 300

/ Alamo, NV

Best in the Desert heads north of Alamo, NV, for the Silver State 300. Motos, UTVs, quads, cars, and trucks will tackle this 300-mile point-to-point race. For more: http://bitd.com/vt-construction-silver-state-300-presented-method-race-wheels/

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Story | In Focus: Vincent Knakal // Mad Media

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If we’re honest with ourselves, we all want visual proof when we really send it. All the better to brag, share, and marvel at the things we do. We’re celebrating that with In Focus, a series with the pro photographers and videographers that document the off-road world. Today, we're talking with Vincent Knakal, a Mad Media ambassador for bad-assery.

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Event | Laughlin Desert Classic

/ Laughlin, NV

Desert racing returns to Laughlin for the second annual Laughlin Desert Classic. What makes this race special is its spectator friendly locale: hotels, restaurants, and entertainment are all close to the racing action. The race itself will take place over 2 days, with multiple heats running throughout the day on a 16-mile specialized race course. For more: http://bitd.com/

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Event | 2018 UTV World Championship

/ Laughlin, NV

Laughlin, NV, becomes the center of the UTV, motorcycle, and quad universe for the Polaris RZR UTV World Championship. This event will have two races: a BITD championship points race, as well as a UTV short course race. Spectating is free. For more: http://utvworldchampionship.com/

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Event | 2018 SCORE San Felipe 250

/ San Felipe, MX

The 2018 season of SCORE desert racing kicks off with the 32nd annual San Felipe 250. The single-loop race is 320 miles this year and starts April 7. Tech and contingency take place on April 6. For more: http://score-international.com...2018-san-felipe-250/

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Event | 2018 SCORE Baja 500

/ Ensenada, MX

SCORE kicks off the 50th annual Baja 500 in Ensenada. This milestone race will have 500 miles of true off-road, dirt racing in addition to whatever happens to be on pavement. For more: http://score-international.com/raceinfo/2018-baja-500/

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Event | 2018 Mint 400

/ Las Vegas, NV

The Great American Off-Road Race gets rolling in Las Vegas on March 7 with a vehicle procession and kickoff party. The next few days are a blur of activity, with time trials, pit crew challenges, meet and greets, tech inspections, and contingency. Racers head to the start line on Saturday, March 10, with the Limited classes taking off at 6am and the Unlimited classes following at 12:30pm. Prior to the race on March 3, there will also be the Mint 400 Desert Clean Up to help remove illegally...

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Story | Art's 1994 Ford Bronco XLT

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You've already seen Art Eugenio's work with GETSOMEphoto. As it turns out, it's hard to chase races without a capable rig of your own, and Art has that in the form of his Ford Bronco — all trimmed out in BFGoodrich® goodness.

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Story | Race Report: Jack Olliges

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Jack Olliges is all of ten years old, but he’s got racing in his blood. His father, Steve Olliges, has over 30 class wins and seven championship titles across the SCORE International and Best in the Desert racing series. It was only natural that Jack would want to get in on the action when an opportunity to race with his dad came up at the Laughlin Desert Classic.

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Story | Wide Open

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Bud Brutsman is a TV show creator, an executive producer, and an irreverent trash talker. He also happens to be addicted to Baja and desert racing.

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Story | Canguro Racing

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There are professional race teams — you know, the ones with million-dollar race trucks and multi-million-dollar support budgets — and then there are the professional amateurs. These are the guys who — by hook or by crook — will find a way to race because being with friends, being in Baja, and competing against other knuckleheads, is absolutely the very best use of their precious time and hard-earned money. Canguro Racing is one such team of professional amateurs.

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Story | Rebelle Angels

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Syndiely Wade and Melanie Baudin are two committed French athletes, and two out-and-out off-road enthusiasts. Syndiely Wade is a motorsports veteran with experience along the trails of the Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles and the Dakar Rally. From October 11-21, this duo hit the arid expanses of Nevada to compete in the Rebelle Rally.

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Story | Living Legend

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In off-road racing, there's Rob MacCachren, and then there's everyone else. The winningest off-road racer ever shares some wisdom accrued over three decades of racing and offers a look into what it takes to be a successful racer.

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Story | Nine Questions with Seth Quintero

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It’s fine if you don’t recognize Seth Quintero’s name or face. In most states, he’s not even old enough to drive unsupervised. But if the past couple of years is any indication, Quintero is set up to be a force in off-road racing. After all, he was the 2015 UTV World Champion, the 2015 WORCS Champion, and a Red Bull athlete. Here, Quintero answers a few questions about his family, what it means to race, and why he’s on BFGoodrich Tires.

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Story | Tip of the Sword

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We met Adam Arsenault and his yellow BroadSword Racing Jeep at the 2017 Warfighter Made Open House. Here, the Marine tells us why he competes in off-road endurance racing, and how he balances the demands of being an active duty serviceman and his desire to test himself in a car.

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Story | Running from the Sheriff

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When these Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies aren't pounding pavement for their day job, they're building race vehicles and reaching out to the communities they serve.

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Story | Baja: Glory, Heartache, and Adventure

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Baja champion and Hollywood stuntman Rich Minga owes the highlights of his life to off-roading and racing in the desert. But those moments of triumph have also given way to heartbreak and loss. Now, with decades of experience, Minga is rediscovering the joy of being in Baja.

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Story | In Focus: Art Eugenio // GETSOMEphoto

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If we’re honest with ourselves, we all want visual proof when we really send it. All the better to brag, share, and marvel at the things we do. We’re celebrating that with In Focus, a series with the pro photographers and videographers that document the off-road world. Today, we’ve got Art Eugenio of GETSOMEphoto joining the fray.

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Story | In Focus: Larry Chen

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If we’re honest with ourselves, we all want visual proof when we really send it. All the better to brag, share, and marvel at the things we do. We’re celebrating that with In Focus, a series with the pro photographers and videographers that document the off-road world. Today, we’ve got arguably the most recognizable name in motorsports and automotive culture photography joining us: Larry Chen.

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Story | The Crosstrek Desert Racer

Posted on / Posted by Cody Woodruff

Subaru has a rich history in rally and rallycross, but it’s not necessarily a name you’d associate with desert racing. However, when Dustin and Parker Grabowski of Grabowski Brothers Racing decided to build a Class 5 Unlimited car, they wanted to push the envelope. They partnered with Crawford Performance and built a Subaru-powered beast. Cody Woodruff, the marketing manager for both Grabowski Brothers and Crawford Performance, took a moment to tell us about this unique racecar.

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Event | 2018 Sonora Rally

/ San Luis Rio Colorado, MX

Test yourself and your vehicle during this four-day cross-country stage rally. The Sonora Rally is modeled after the Dakar Rally, which means breathtaking terrain and challenging overland navigation. There's no GPS, no pre-running, and no maps. For more: http://sonorarally.com/

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Story | In Focus: Ernesto Araiza // Mad Media

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If we’re honest with ourselves, we all want visual proof when we really send it. All the better to brag, share, and marvel at the things we do. We’re celebrating that with In Focus, a series with the pro photographers and videographers that document the off-road world. First up, we have Ernesto Araiza of Mad Media.

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