One of the most challenging parts of doing the Baja 1000 is race strategy and particularly fueling strategy. You’re dealing with remote locations, variable terrain and driving non-stop for 36 hours with four teams of drivers and co-drivers. It makes playing 3D chess feel like Tic-Tac-Toe.
Most days start a little after sunrise. There’s an industrial kitchen that can feed up to 40. I use it to boil water for my french press coffee.
We didn’t get much time to wrench on 1107 today (though the team is installing a new master brake cylinder and brake lines as I write this), but we were kept pretty busy.