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Shaffer-Motorsports’ Transfer Case Express car moves in 2nd in world championship.

ALAMEDA, CA April 19, 2012 Shaffer-Motorsports team take the Transfer Case Express car #1066 to a fifth place finish, moving them in second in class for the World Championships. “We had fun even though it was rough and we had … Continue reading

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Shaffer-Mortorsports on BITD podium after Henderson 250

OAKLAND, CA    DECEMBER 5, 2011  Shaffer-Motorsports team raced car #1066 at the TransWest Ford Henderson 250 this week end, thereby securing third place in “Best In The Desert” for the season! This was a very important race to many competitors … Continue reading

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2011 Baja 1000 from the driver’s seat.

by Daniel Aeberli My Baja adventure started two weeks before the race when I flew into Oakland, CA to help with final car prep. A week before the race, we drove down to Ensenada and discovered the wash filled bank … Continue reading

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Shaffer-Motorsports 2nd in BITD total points standing after V2R

Best In The Desert’s TSCO Vegas to Reno at over 550 miles, the longest desert race in the US, proved to be a good test of chase teams and pit crew. The Shaffer-Motorsports team encountered some challenges that put their … Continue reading

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Shaffer-Motorsports Podiums in Class 10 at BITD Silver State 300

Best In The Desert’s Bilek Silver State 300 proved to be a good test for the improvements made by the Shaffer-Motorsports crew to the Torchmate 1066 car. Starting in the last class 10 position on Saturday, by the end of … Continue reading

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2010 Baja 1000

Pirate4x4′s video resume of the Baja 1000 of 2010

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2010 Baja 1000 From Daniel’s Seat In The 1700 Jeepspeed

I landed in San Diego after having been up for over 24 hours, to find out Charlene, Lil Rich and Mustard Dog will be picking me up, Shaffer’s working on a missing 2nd gear. The next morning, after a fair … Continue reading

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2010 Baja 1000 From Mike Shaffer

For me, this years 1000 started with a phone call from Lance and Camo @ Pirate4x4.com. They were calling for inform me that we would be racing Dave Cole’s 4454 car in Class 1. I was VERY excited for the … Continue reading

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2010 Mint 400

The 2010 Mint400 Torchmate/SOR Jeepspeed Race, from the Passenger’s seat. After having the fire alarm go off in the hotel from 11:30 until just past midnight, the night before the race, We were all a little tired and irritated about … Continue reading

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2009 Baja 1000

We’ve won three Baja 1000’s in a row and we were going for our fourth. We spent countless hours on logistics and preparing the car for this race. We thought everything was 100% ready as we headed South for Ensenada, … Continue reading

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