The team

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The car

Turning a 43-year-old VW Beetle into a desert racer.

Latest News

Fly the Hawthorne 225

We’re headed to Hawthorne, Nevada, July 11-13 for VORRA’s Hawthorne 225 night race. I’m pretty sure this is the one where I broke a couple of ribs the last time we did raced it a few years back. Good times. VORRA has released the GPS file. I’ve reformatted it to Google KML and am “flying” the course in Google Earth. If you’re interested, here’s how you can, too.
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Testing weekend

We conducted the first of a planned several test weekends out at the off road test track north of Sparks this past weekend and a good time was had by all. Except until our transmission, which had a grand total of 40 miles on it, broke
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I've got it on good authority that you probably might be seeing us on the NBC coverage of the Mint 400 on July 6. 2 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. Pacific time.
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5S and Desert Dingo Racing

Team member Khaled Mabrouk, who has been helping us streamline our processes for working on the car and during the race, gave a presentation today to the IIE Annual Conference in San Jose on how his 5S process has helped us work more efficiently on the car and substantially reduce our pit stops.
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Testing weekend coming up

In planning for VORRA's Hawthorne 225 night race, we're headed to the test track north of Sparks for a weekend to break in the car and get everyone a load of seat time and get a feel for the car.
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