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2005 Baja 500 Photo Gallery

2005 Baja 500

2005 Baja 500

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Kevin Johnson finished 46th overall and 3rd in Class 21 Pro.
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Mike Childress and Mike McCoy piloted their Honda XR650R to an impressive overall victory in the 2005 SCORE Baja 500.
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Ryan Wheeler's team was 81st overall, 7th in Class 25 - Pro ATV.
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This guy is probably just as tired as he looks after just one leg of the 2005 Baja 500.
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A little mid-race suspension adjustment will hopefully help find a little extra speed.
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American Honda A-team Steve Hegenveld switches off with Johnny Campbell during the 2005 Baja 500.
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Team SoCal Fab Shop hops into action during one of their pit stops.
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Tracking results during the 2005 Baja 500 is a hi-tech and very precise event.
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A well-prepared pit is the sign of a team that hopes to win.
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Mike McCoy and Childress swap riders during the 2005 Baja 500.
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Baja can be won or lost in the pits so quick rider changes and bike-checks are a must.
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The 6a Temecula Motorsports entry did not finish the 2005 Baja 500.
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Francisco Ruano's 9a Honda TRX was 41st overall and 3rd in Class 25 - Pro at the 2005 Baja 500.
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Javier Robles and the 11a entry were 57th overall and 4th in the Class 25 - Pro ATV class at the 2005 Baja 500.
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Nick Nelson and the 12a SoCal Fab Shop entry finished 68th overall and 6th in the Class 25 - Pro ATV class at the 2005 Baja 500.
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The 49x KTM team led by Martyn Atkins was 105th overall at the 2005 Baja 500.
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Jason Smith's 306x team ended their Baja 500 adventure in 44th overall and 4th in the Class 30 Pro.
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Sergoi Vega brought the BMW R1200GS home in 7th place in the Class 30 Pro.
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The bike needs a little more compression damping their buddy... just a little.
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The runner-up 5a ATV team led by Wes Miller was only a minute behind the Class 25 Pro ATV winner.
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The best way to get your rider's attention is to jump high in the air and wave your signage. A cactus to the bum helps get that extra elevation.
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The Dirt Rider BMW entry led by Jimmy Lewis finished 77th overall.
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One thing about racing the Baja that you shoudl know - there's a lot of waiting around.
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The Class 40 - Pro winning bike led by Jim O'Neal in action during the 2005 Baja 500.
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The 9x entry led by Robby Bell finished third overall in the 2005 Baja 500.
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The 7A team led by Jesus Marquez did not finish the 2005 Baja 500.
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The 14A Suzuki team led by Wayne Matlock did not finish the 2005 Baja 500.
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10a team rider Josh Frederick gets ready to start the 2005 Baja 500. The 10a machine would end up winning the Class 25 Pro ATV class and finishing 38th overall.
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Did we mention that the Tecate girls were operating the starting line this year?
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The 2005 Baja 500 pre-race party was off the hook!
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The local policia and EMT were on hand... as always.
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The 2005 Baja 500 will start for this guy in about... 10-seconds...
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Rider 303 tries to stay focused on the starting line of the 2005 Baja 500.
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The Teacte girls have a good side as well.
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This year the Tecate girls were given the honor of dropping the green flag.
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Another good view of the Motorland Racing hot chicks.
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The ATV racers line-up at the start for the 2005 Baja 500.
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Like we said, the Motorland Racing babes were a point of interest for all the racing fans.
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By far this is the best looking team at the 2005 Baja 500.
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Registration is always a load of fun and at the 2005 Baja 500 it was no different.
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Racing the Baja 500 is Too Much Fun... indeed!
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Johnny Campbell watches the start of the Baja 500.