These are the people who make the magic happen.
Turning a 43-year-old VW Beetle into a desert racer.
Supporting education and awareness of diabetes worldwide.
The trip to Ensenada was largely uneventful, which is a good thing, considering what we’ve dealt with in past years. I drove the Westie with Joey and Toby, a writer and photographer with Vice Magazine. Crusty and his RV made it. Chuck and Gil towing 1107. Rosh and Toby powered on through across the border ahead of us. Romy and Jenn coming in a day behind us (because someone wanted to celebrate her birthday in some way other than driving for 12 hours). And I picked up Cyrus Roohi of team GFB Motorsports at the airport.
Desert Dingo Racing today announced Iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq:IRDM) will support the team’s fifth run at the world famous Baja 1000 off road desert race with communications equipment including the Iridium GO!(TM), the world's first truly global mobile satellite hotspot.
We met again this past weekend to finish work on the car, install bazooka spotlights courtesy of our sponsor Lifetime LED and install our secret weapon, to be announced later this week.
$3,565 later, we are officially entered in the 2014 Baja 1000 in Class 11. 2.5 weeks to go and a lot is in the offing.