Ford entered its Bronco R race prototype within the Baja 1000 for the second yr in a row, and this time the Blue Oval’s off-road machine completed the race. Final yr, the Bronco R and its crew’s efficiency was marred by a variety of points that stored it from finishing the course. This yr, they crossed the end line in somewhat over 32 and a half hours.
Ford’s acknowledged purpose for the Baja 1000 was to validate and take a look at components of the manufacturing Bronco, together with the bone-stock 2.7-liter EcoBoost engine and 10-speed computerized transmission that powered the racing prototype, and to refine the SUV’s Baja G.O.A.T. mode calibration. Naturally, ending the race was additionally on the crew’s listing of priorities, they usually managed to position 2nd at school and seventieth total out of 99 complete finishers.
Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus was just one different crew competing in the identical Class 2 because the Bronco R race prototype. The SCG Boot received the category with a time of 27:15:46. That robust end was ok for SCG to assert forty second total. The general winners of the 2020 Baja 1000 have been Luke McMillin and Larry Roeseler in a specifically ready trophy truck.
Congratulations to each groups for ending the grueling off-road race.