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    Ford to campaign F-150 EcoBoost in Baja 1000
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    2011 Ford F-150 EcoBoost Desert Racer – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Convincing pickup truck buyers they don't actually need a big 'ol honkin' V8 engine is going to be tough, regardless of how good the 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 in the 2011 Ford F-150 may be. We already know that the ...

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    Report: EcoBoost-powered Ford SVT Raptor R coming?
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    Ford F-150 SVT Raptor R – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Ford is really proud of its 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6, and while the automaker currently only offers this mill in the Taurus SHO, Flex, Lincoln MKS and MKT, PickupTrucks.com reports that the Baja-blasting SVT Raptor will get a ...

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    The Baja 1000 - and Hummer vs. Toyota - has been decided
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    The 672.85-mile-long Baja 1000 race is over, and 328 starters were boiled down to just a handful of winners in various classes. The premier events were taken by Andy and Scott McMillin in the trophy truck category, in a modded Chevrolet Silverado. Andy won the race three years ago as a year ago ...

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    Trial By Fire: Toyota to run nearly stock 2010 4Runner in SCORE Baja 1000
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    2010 4Runner for the Baja 1000 -- Click above for high-res image
    Toyota is taking a nearly stock 2010 4Runner to the Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 in about ten days, and the immortal Ivan "Ironman" Stewart will be piloting. Toyota hasn't said what changes to the production truck will be made, but the ...

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    Quick Review: Raptor - Born in Baja is Rocky for pickup trucks
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    Raptor: Born in Baja -- Click above to watch video
    Autoblog went to the premiere of Raptor - Born in Baja, and while the film is on the long side, it's an enjoyable flick. We wrote before that the truck "only" came in third (out of four total trucks in Class 8), but to finish the Baja 1000 at all ...

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    VIDEO: Ford releases trailer for "Raptor: Born in Baja" feature documentary
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    Raptor: Born in Baja documentary -- Click above after the jump
    The Ford F-150 SVT Raptor has just finished its close-up, and pretty soon you'll be able to see it on both the big screen in "Raptor – Born in Baja". The Blue Oval took its factory-built off-road runner to the Baja 1000 last year ...

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    HUMMER ends sponsorship of Rod Hall Racing
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    Click above for high-res gallery of our time embedded with Team HUMMER
    The swan song (or would that be swan hummer?) has come for HUMMER's involvement with Rod Hall Racing. HUMMER has announced it's ending sponsorship of the team that has brought it numerous race championships and victories. Last ...

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    Visions from the Baja 1000: VW puts its diesel in the dirt [w/VIDEO]
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    Click above for high-res image gallery of shots from the 2008 Baja 1000
    Autoblog got its feet muddy – and did its best to avoid the cow pies – at the Baja 1000 a few weeks ago with Volkswagen. While things could have gone better for the 550-hp diesel Race Touareg2, finishing in 13th ...

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    Pics Aplenty: Ford F-150 SVT Raptor at Baja 1000 like a pig in mud
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    Click above for high-res image gallery of the Ford F-150 SVT Raptor in Baja
    We recently told you how the Ford F-150 SVT Raptor fared competing in the Baja 1000. The Blue Oval's new super duper off-roader finished third in the Class 8 division, which is impressive considering it was built for the ...

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    Ford F-150 SVT Raptor R completes inaugural run of Baja 1000
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    When Ford developed the F-150 SVT Raptor R, the Blue Oval wanted to make sure that it could offer the ultimate in off-road performance. We were pretty much sold after experiencing the truck in the Nevada desert, but Ford wanted to prove the Raptor's capabilities to the world. So Ford entered a ...

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    VW Touareg TDI trophy truck finishes 13th in Baja 1000 debut
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    The VW Tourareg TDI Trophy truck that was unveiled at the LA Auto Show last week made its competition debut on Saturday in the Baja 1000. The 550-hp diesel-powered off-road racer finished the 1,000 km race in 13th place in its class after a seal failed in the gearbox. The Arciero-Miller team had to ...

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    LA 2008: VW Race Touareg 2
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    Click above for high-res image gallery of the Race Touareg 2
    This is Volkswagens entrant in this weekend's Baja 1000: a spaceframe-chassis Touareg TDI with 75 cm of suspension travel competing in the top-dog Trophy Truck class and utilizing an oil-burning V12 with nearly 550 hp. That's a long way ...

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    SEMA 2008: SVT Raptor R race truck to enter Baja 1000
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    Click above for high-res gallery of the Ford F-150 SVT Raptor R Ford is eager to prove that its new SVT Raptor is the real deal when it comes to off road capabilities, so it's developed a racing version along with the production truck that's set to compete in the grueling Baja 1000 taking place in ...

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    Autoblog does the Baja 500: Round 1, the pre-running
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    Click above for a hi-res gallery from the first day of the Baja 500Autoblog was invited to join HUMMER for last weekend's Baja 500 and, along with Mike Levine from PickupTrucks.com, we'd be riding shotgun – or in Mike's case, backseat driving – with Chad and Josh Hall, sons of general ...

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    REPORT: Ford working on F-150 "Raptor"
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    click above for more high-res pics of the 2009 Ford F-150 There are rumors circulating the web of a Ford truck so freakin' cool it'd make even the most Euro-centric bloggers among us stop dead in our tracks, and if true, would make everything else do just the same. The report claims that Ford is ...

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