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[*] posted on 11-17-2017 at 03:30 PM
Lunch with Baja's first winner

Great article about the first Baja 1000 which was called the NORRA Mexican 1000. It's the 50th anniversary of the race.

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[*] posted on 11-17-2017 at 04:10 PM

Great article Ted!

Jimmy Smith (one of the first racers, mentioned in the article) was a member of our early Amigos de Baja group here on the Internet and a great story writer and author ('The Grinning Gargoyle', as he was called by Choral Pepper).

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[*] posted on 11-17-2017 at 06:13 PM

Great article. Vic has become a good friend of mine, I'm a general contractor and I built a home for Vic and his wife BJ a few years ago, they are wonderful people, full of life and a joy to talk to about the good old days of Baja.
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[*] posted on 11-17-2017 at 06:31 PM

That's when making a run to the tip was a real adventure!
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[*] posted on 11-17-2017 at 06:39 PM

They truly were very courageous - there was no GPS there was no come and save me. Quite a feat to win.

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