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The 36th Annual SCORE 2003 Baja 1000 Photos

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Trophy Truck team Enduro Racing has roots solidly planted in dirt-bike soil. Dan Smith spent many seasons in the Mojave, Nevada, and Baja deserts, winning Hare & Hound races on a gleaming white Husqavarna motorcycle. Teammate Dave Ashley first met team owner Dick Landfield when the young motorcycle racer came to his sons' aid after they'd both fallen from their dirt bikes. Ashley packed the Landfield boys in sand to immobilize them, elevating their legs to prevent them from going into shock. "Dave earned my respect that day," recalled Landfield. Although Enduro Racing competes on four wheels, Ashley preruns racecourses on a dirt bike, claiming better familiarity with the course after a two-wheeled survey. Dan and Dave share driving duties, alternating in the single-seat, center-mounted pilot's compartment.
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