Tag Archives: Norra

This Mud-Splattered 911 Targa Rally Car Is The Best Kind Of Porsche

At Rennsport Reunion, an event full of every conceivable mind-blowing Porsche that you can think of, one car upstaged them all. It wasn’t an ex-Le Mans car, a shop build funded by an unlimited pocketbook, or even a Paris-Dakar racer. It was this rowdy, dirty, lifted 1974 911 Targa with the fenders sawzalled off that…

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Here’s How Robby Gordon Deals With Traffic

On and off-road racing legend Robby Gordon drove his V8-powered four-seat buggy in this month’s Mexican 1000 Baja race . This clip shot by a local fan gives you an idea of why he was the first car across the finish line.

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I’m On An Epic Week-Long Off-Road Adventure And You Can Watch It Live Right Now

You’ve experienced the hell that is Baja racing in my stories on paper, and enjoyed our off-road shenanigans on video. Now, for the next week, I’ll be at it again. But this time you can roll with me, in real time! You’ll either witness history… or a very expensive failed experiment.

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I’m Going On An Epic Week-Long Off-Road Adventure And You Can Watch It Live

You’ve experienced the hell that is Baja racing in my stories on paper, and enjoyed our off-road shenanigans on video. Now, for the next week, I’ll be at it again. But this time you can roll with me, in real time! You’ll either witness history… or a very expensive failed experiment.

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This Ford Bronco Is Still Cooler Than All The Others

Rod Hall is one of the founding fathers of off-road racing in Baja, Mexico. Over 40 years ago he made his first peninsula run before GPS, cell towers or decent safety equipment. And the mensch isn’t slowing down: next week he’s doing his 50th 1,000 mile Baja race in a truck he pulled out of a museum.

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This Classic Ford Bronco Was Pulled Out Of A Junkyard To Race Baja Again

The motorstorm of retro off-road awesomeness that is the NORRA Mexican 1000 takes over Baja next week. Among this year’s competitors is this badass Bronco; it won the race almost forty years ago, ended up a derelict in a desert junkyard, and is returning with a legendary driver and a fresh restoration.

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Why Robby Gordon In The ‘Casual’ Baja Race Makes Me Nervous

The NORRA Mexican 1000 ‘s been called "a conga line down the Baja peninsula." It’s also one of the only events you see vintage, historic, and other wacky off-road vehicles really racing. Now Robby Gordon’s bringing in a Pro Unlimited class, and I fear organizers made a deal with the devil in exchange for TV time.

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This Is The Filthy Baja-Racing Ford Galaxie That Mom Warned You About

This Is The Filthy Baja-Racing Ford Galaxie That Mom Warned You About

Rene Aguirre has raced this jacked-up 1964 Ford Galaxie in NORRA’s vintage off-road races down the Baja peninsula, but it looks almost as amazing sitting still as it does jumping dunes. Actually nah, let’s watch it throw dirt in slow-motion.

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