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Monday, May 21, 2018

OFF-ROAD LIVE! Every Monday Nite 4PM WEST 7PM EAST

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BREAKING NEWS! SAN DIEGO UNION WRITER DIBBLE BREAKS BAJA RACING NEWS!
ED HERBST AND CO-DRIVER RUN FROM THE LAW AND TERRIBLE HERBST TEAM TAKES DEATH EVIDENCE AWAY FROM THE SCENE OF THE CRIME! BLOCKBUSTER!

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NEWS PIECE OF THE WEEK! CLICKY! CALIFORNIA HOONIGAN TRIES TO RUN AFTER DESTROYING A TAXI IN ROSARITO BAJA MEXICO! CLICK HERE

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Monday, May 14, 2018

LIVE BAJA 500 2018 DEATH RACE STARTS MAY 28

                  
                    LIVE BAJA 500 2018

Who's Gonna Die!?! At the 50th BAJA 500 Race?



RaceWeek Begins Monday May 28, 2018 at 4PM WEST
 ON OFF-ROAD LIVE! KICK-OFF! 

Everything else are Rumors and Racer Bull=Shit





The Truly Amazing Baja Racing News LIVE!
LEGEND of LIVE! Race Coverage!

CLICK HERE DEATHS, BAJA 500 2017

CLICK HERE OUTRAGE, BAJA 500 2016-
CHILD RUN-OVER-KILLED AND
TWO RACERS DIE ON THE COURSE!




CLICK HERE FOR THE 2015 BAJA 500 Desert Off-Road Race LIVE! Replay

CLICK HERE FOR THE 2015 BAJA 500 Pre-Race Events

CLICK HERE FOR THE 2015 BAJA 500 Pre-Green-Flag

AND BAJA 500 ARCHIVES! 

BAJA 500 2014
The Bloody Battle!



FLASHBACK!

BAJA 500 2013
THE COMPLETE OUTRAGE!


BAJA 500 2012 Complete
BAJA 500 2011 Complete
BAJA 500 2010 Complete
BAJA 500 2009 Complete
BAJA 500 2008 Complete 
BAJA 500 2007 Complete 
BAJA 500 2006 Complete

2006 B500 RaceWeek
BAJA 500 2005 Complete 


Just in case you missed the 2016 BAJA 500 BLOODY OUTRAGE

BAJA 500, The Tragedy and The Embezzlement

ZETA Newspaper Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico

For various reasons, the Baja 500, records at least one death during the most important sporting event in this oceanside community in Baja California, Ensenada, every race!

Governmental entities that organize the events have been declared in the red, bankrupt, as the budget is insufficient and end up paying with money from the community. 

The latest edition of the Baja 500 off road race, controlled and organized by the American firm Score-International of San Diego, California, holds the race in Ensenada. 


Space Monkey Trophy Truck Mike Cook Owned Killed Child
This year, the carnage was disgusting, it left three foreigners dead, six car accidents, one person injured, and trash and ecological damages all along the length of the route.

Even though it appears that the municipal government benefits with the location of the competition, what is certain is that with each race, the municipality, through Proturismo, had ended up in the red since 2011, with debts of 150,000 pesos (US$8,000) which end up being paid with city money. 

 "The races have had Proturismo in bankruptcy for years," criticized one person interviewed. 

 Businesses such as prostitution also have become an attraction for those in that business, and days before the race women in the business arrive in Ensenada from other Mexican states. 

Delinquent Driver Todd Pederson #75 Truck
The insecurity factor was reflected in the 48th edition, where a motorcycles died from a heart attack, and another from heat stroke in San Felipe. Meanwhile an 8-year old American boy, identified as Zanders Hendricks, was run over and slain, by the 'Space Monkey' Trophy Truck. 

This is not the first time that tragedy loomed within the most important sporting event in Ensenada. 

In each edition at least one person linked to the event dies for different reasons. 

SCORE and Roger Norman, has manipulated and threatened authorities with the possibility of move the race to Puerto Peñasco, in Sonora, or La Paz, Baja California Sur. 

Those governments have computed the proceeds and rejected the SCORE proposals because the government revenues would be insufficient to the costs born by the local people.




CLICK HERE FOR TRANSLATED ZETA STORY! 

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*UPDATE June 14, 2016*

AMEX (American Medical Emergency Xpedition) Announces partnership with Governor of Baja California Mexico, to review Baja desert off-road races. 

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*UPDATE June 9, 2016*

Baja Tourism Chief Admits Community Failed in Security and Safety Procedures

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"Tijuana, June 9, 2016 - The State Secretary of Tourism (Secture), will place a new regulation on the Baja 1000 race which will be held next November in Ensenada. The regulation will seek to reinforce some security measures for this extreme sport.

The head of Secture, Oscar Escobedo Carignan, admitted there is a lack of legislation regarding the races and that he will seek to again to raise the issue with the state congress, as he did two years ago.

He said it is certain that many accidents occur from a lack of security measures and scrutiny over the kinds of businesses which organize these events, and it is also certain than spectators act imprudently.

"I the race which was held last weekend, we unfortunately lost a human life, the people wait until the police pass by to once again go past the security tapes," added Escobedo Carignan.

He said he would present a series of proposals to the state congress regarding the race organizers and the the type of security they provide, or if they use pre-established race routes used before or were agreed to in advance.

In the case of the Baja 500 last week, which a child died, the head of Secture said the race truck driver had a guilty conscience and approached the child's father to apologize, and the father admitted they had went past the security ribbons.

Escobedo Carignan reiterated that in addition to presenting legislative proposals in this matter, his agency will propose new regulations for the Baja 1000 to be held in November, including fixing some of the bleachers for the Baja 300 to be held in September."





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*UPDATE JUNE 8, 2016*

What went wrong in the Baja 500 spectator disaster?
Other than the driver himself!
1. The community failed to control the race course area.
2. The race sanction failed to produce a safe and sane environment for the drivers. Example: No course markings were on the curve itself, the curve the driver failed to negotiate.

Yes, it sounds stupid, but, the easiest turn in the race, was not marked properly for the participants in the event.
Look at the video. No markings and a line of people between the edge of the arroyo and the outside of the turn. Insane!

3. If there is going to be 'Baja racing' to continue, in town in Ensenada, Baja California, the community and the sanction must work together to end the disasters of spectator deaths and unsafe race course environments.

The driver. The person with the complete control over his truck.

Delinquent Trophy Truck 'Space Monkey' Out Of Jail after posting $45,000 BAIL MONEY! DRIVER WILL HAVE TO COME BACK TO ENSENADA TO EXPLAIN HIMSELF, WITH THE RISK OF MORE JAIL TIME!
Gary Newsome, Editor 
Race delinquents Todd Pederson - Mike Cook seconds before they ran over, killed an American child at the Baja 500
 


TWO RACERS DIE UNDER EXTREME HEAT CONDITIONS, ONE DIES OF A BROKEN NECK AND A SPECTATOR CHILD DIES AFTER TWO RAN OVER 


CLICKY: Todd Pederson, the delinquent Trophy Truck driver who killed a child.

CLICKY: "The last time a race team (Banning Motorsports) killed someone, the last Baja 1000, SCORE attorneys extorted $30k out of that team. So, I'm sure Score will not have their backs...."

"Pro Moto Unlimited (450cc or more) contender Travis Livingston, Sportsman Moto entrant Noah Evermann.



An eight-year-old boy was killed after being hit by a race truck whose driver, Todd Pedersen, The SCORE LIE: [lost control while dropping into the Ensenada wash less than a mile off the start, apparently while trying to avoid some spectators]. The truth. Pederson can't drive. He failed to negotiate the easiest curve of the race and failed to control his truck, while driving directly over the victim.

His foot was 'on the gas', as he killed the young, American victim.

The boy’s mother was also hit in the accident but was hospitalized and reported to be in stable condition. Their identities were not provided by SCORE, at that time." 

Gary Newsome, Publisher and Editor-In-Chief


DRUGAS Y ALCOHOL ARE RAMPANT IN THESE RACE EVENTS! THERE IS NO RACER TESTING FOR RACING UNDER THE INFLUENCE IN SCORE INTERNATIONAL (2010)





Friday, May 11, 2018

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Tuesday, May 01, 2018

CABO 1000 2018 LIVE ONLINE!


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RALLY BULLETIN >>>
Racer Jake Jason Batulis has reportedly succumbed to injuries sustained in an incident during the NORRA Mexican 1000...Numerous serious injuries UPDATED!>>> Numerous Serious NORRA Mexican 1000 Racing Incident Reports!






NORRA Mexican 1000 Rally Incident Reports:

**In central Baja at the silt beds: One racer had both legs broken, when he was out of his race car and was struck by another racer. Current condition unknown.

UPDATED!  Joe Weining injured racer; Family member reported on his status: 
"As some of you may know Joe was run over by a vehicle while staging at the NORRA 1000 this last Thursday, thanks to the quick help from his Friends he was able to be flown to the U.S. for surgery after being stabilized in Mexico. We can’t thank enough everyone that was involved to make this happen so quickly and the fact that he was wearing his helmet, neck brace and safety gear when the accident happened safe his life. He is now in recovery sustaining a Broken Collard Bone, Broken Talus bone /Calcaneus and above Ankle fracture, luckily when the Surgeon removed pins out ( the ones from Mexico surgery) the bones fell back into place thanks to the ligaments and others. Nonsurgical treatment was decided since the pieces of broken bones were not longer displaced (the surgery in Mexico was huge part on this) Surgeon decided to not do surgery due to allowed less damage and allow broken bones to heal up on its own. Surgeon decided to splint to hold the bones in proper position while they heal. Joe is strong and resilient, making a speedy recovery."

**At Race Mile 24, out of the La Paz re-start, a head-on was reported, which closed the course for over an hour.


**From Drew Belk; his sister, Wendy, to lose her lower right leg after Mexican 1000 race incident. 

Racer Wendy Belk

*Latest UPDATE: 5-1-2018;
"For those just now finding out, and for the countless number of friends checking in, Wendy has asked to me fill everyone in on her behalf (because it’s hard to type on a phone with IV’s stuck in you everywhere). On April 26th, on the last day of the 1300 mile NORRA Mexico 1000 rally, Wendy (navigator) and my dad (driver) were involved in a slow roll over near Todos Santos (just north of Cabo). 

When Wendy got out of the car, she was hit by another race vehicle in the dust. A different team’s helicopter landed and flew her to La Paz, where she underwent an emergency surgery to relieve internal bleeding, and a fasciotomy of her lower right leg to relieve pressure caused by compartment syndrome. After 2 days (and still sedated), she was flown via medevac jet to UCSD Hillcrest where she underwent immediate surgery by the trauma team who performed another fasciotomy of the leg. 

Unfortunately, it was discovered that her injuries were much worse than originally feared. Broken left tibia, 2 or 3 torn ligaments in left knee, dislocated right knee, crushed artery, 3 or 4 torn ligaments in right knee, cracked liver, and necrosis of her toes and lateral compartment muscles of the right leg from the vascular damage. She has had several surgeries here (San Diego), including complete removal of the lateral compartment muscles of the lower right leg. At this point it is looking more and more like an amputation of the right leg below the knee."

*Regarding incident near Todos Santos on the last day of the rally: "Update on Wendy Belk (sister), since we’re getting lots of messages from people checking in... she had emergency surgery to relieve internal bleeding last night and is stable but still sedated. Not out of the woods entirely but over a major hump. 

This communication went out during Belks hospital stay in La Paz ["I was just contacted by Mike Belk they need this for his sister to get home. Need your help. We need to find an IVC filter (retrievable, non permanent) to get down here to La Paz for a surgeon to install so my sister can fly home for an urgent operation. We are having trouble finding one that we can get our hands on in he states."]

There also is another racer in serious condition in the room right across from her, moto (See incident report below) guy. A third incident patient was flown home yesterday."
**Original Incident Report: Wendy Belk who was in a racing incident near Todos Santos where she was hit by another race-car while out of her vehicle (512). Reportedly, she was "in surgery in La Paz in very serious condition. Phyllis Walker, wife. The other car stayed on scene, it was so dusty, not at all their fault."  Drew Belk reported.

Wendy Belk was transported to a local hospital by Phylis Evans’ chopper (Walker Evans wife) part of Evans motorsport entry into the NORRA Mexican 1000 event.

**Per Jennifer Morton:  The moto competitor "Jason Batulis "was passing a quad and hit a cattle guard". He suffered a broken pelvis, femur, and ribs.  'Jake' was air-transported from La Paz to" a U.S. hospital.
"During the flight back to the states, he suffered a massive heart attack and further medical complications."
Racer 'Jake' Jason Batulis
Jason 'Jake' Batulis and his '96 XR 600R Solo effort at the 2018 NORRA Contingency and Tech Inspections

>>>RALLY BULLETIN!!! Jason 'Jake' Batulis, racer in this years event has reportedly succumbed to his injuries, sustained during the NORRA Mexican 1000.

Jakes Memorial Fund

"Friends and family are grieving over the sudden loss of our beloved Jake Batulis. As many may already know Jason "Jake" Batulis was racing in Baja at the Norra 1000 and has passed away due to injuries sustained from a crash. He is survived by his 3 young boys. The purpose of this memorial fund is to help ease the burden of these young men and family as they struggle to find their new path forward. This is also an avenue for all of Jake's many friends and loved ones who want to support Jake, just as he has done for so many of us throughout the beautiful life he lived. Your thoughts and prayers are sincerely felt and have provided great comfort in this time of sadness and confusion.

A memorial service will be planned in the coming weeks and those details will be provided as they become available."


https://www.gofundme.com/jake-batulis-memorial-fund

**NORRA MEXICAN 1000 BURN VICTIMS!

"Please donate to help our injured MAG-7 pit support volunteers! On April 25th, Fabian and Alberto were fueling a vehicle at the NORRA Mexican 1000 race. Fumes from the gas were somehow ignited by the vehicle and both men were engulfed in flames. Both men were airlifted to a hospital in La Paz to begin treatment. Alberto suffered second degree burns over 20% of his body that may require skin grafts to heal. He has a family to support and does not have health insurance. Fabian is currently sedated in intensive care with second and third degree burns over 50% of his body that will require multiple skin grafts and surgeries to heal. As soon as Fabian is stable, he will be transported to Mexico City in order to be attended to by burn specialists. Fabian's recovery is expected to take several months, and he and his wife are expecting their first child this summer. MAG-7 is a non-profit club made up of volunteers from the U.S. and Mexico. We have supported Baja races for 51 years without a major incident. Providing  pit support for Baja racers is our hobby, and we do not profit from any of the races we attend.  This is why we need your help in raising funds for Fabian and Alberto! Please contribute what you can and know that all donations will go to help our injured friends."

https://www.gofundme.com/fabian-and-alberto-recovery-fund

Old Man Walker Evans Can't Drive!
He drives over Jesse Jones co-dog, breaking his ankle and collar bone! GET OFF THE RACE GRID YOU OLD STUPID FART! WHO ARE YOU GONNA KILL NEXT? [Like the ESPN Photographer]


UPDATED!  Joe Weining injured racer; Family member reported on his status: 

"As some of you may know Joe was run over by a vehicle [driven by old fart Walker Evans] while staging at the NORRA 1000 this last Thursday, thanks to the quick help from his Friends he was able to be flown to the U.S. for surgery after being stabilized in Mexico. We can’t thank enough everyone that was involved to make this happen so quickly and the fact that he was wearing his helmet, neck brace and safety gear when the accident happened safe his life. He is now in recovery sustaining a Broken Collar Bone, Broken Talus bone /Calcaneus and above Ankle fracture, luckily when the Surgeon removed pins out ( the ones from Mexico surgery) the bones fell back into place thanks to the ligaments and others. Nonsurgical treatment was decided since the pieces of broken bones were not longer displaced (the surgery in Mexico was huge part on this) Surgeon decided to not do surgery due to allowed less damage and allow broken bones to heal up on its own. Surgeon decided to splint to hold the bones in proper position while they heal. Joe is strong and resilient, making a speedy recovery." 

Original Reporting:

"While waiting to start the last stage from La Paz to Cabo there was an unfortunate accident involving Walker Evens car and a Co-Driver or Driver Named Joe. While Walker pulled forward as directed, Joe was stepping out or a white class 1, " El Chucabra " I think it said... His leg was collected by Walkers passenger rear tire and slammed him down on the ground in front of the tire and rolled over the entire length of his body and completely over the helmet. We where the team directly behind them and I was the first person to assist Joe. Another came and helped keep Joe calm and removed his helmet. We checked his vitals and found his lower leg / ankle we broke. The last update I was able to get was he was transported to Cabo, looking for a flight to LA. They where worried he would have a stroke if they put him on a plane and that's the last we have heard..."

Thanks to his helmet, which was RUN OVER, he is still alive.
 

Our Favorite Smack of the Event!

Pete Sez: "Thinking 'Ultra 4' cars can compete with REAL desert race-trucks and teams is nonsense.......you did GOOD, even GREAT, leave the nonsense out, Thats All!..."

Dave "Flip-Flops" Cole gets SMACKED by
a Real Desert Racer, Pistol Pete Sohren.   
xx

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Monday, April 30, 2018

DEATH RACE LIVE! San Felipe 250 2018 Starts Monday, April 2 4PM

FINAL EDITORIAL SCORE SILENCE NOW!  
ROGER BALL-GAGGED??
SPECIAL REPORT SAN FELIPE 2018 NEGLIGENCE?

UPDATE! May 14, 2018
Finally, a real journalist digs up the REAL STORY! The Driver and co-driver ran from the death scene>>>CLICK HERE>>> 

SCORE FRAUD? SCORE NEGLIGENCE? SCORE BUTCHERY? CLICK HERE TO SEE ROGER HIDE FOR COVER! 

Racer Matt Scarpuzzi Goes Public,
BJ Baldwin GAGS on his Answers 
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CLICK HERE-Pre-Show Interview with Alan Kohl of MotorMexico.com What to do?

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Two dead spectators as a result of a lamentable incident with the Herbst #91 Trophy Truck


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