Torchmate wanted this picture taken at the finish line, but it wasn't to be. Transmission trouble slowed them early on, with a broken harmonic balancer taking the final toll. Brad Lovell (racing suit, second from left) said, "Even with a disappointing race, the adventure of Baja is as grand as any I have ever experienced. I could fill pages with our stories of adventure in Mexico. There is no doubt that each failure, setback, and lesson learned will make our first Baja 1000 win even greater."