Bronco R in action, BAJA 1000

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    Does impassable mean it would be beneficial to have more than rear wheel drive?

    Isn't it a shame most Baja competitors and winners aren't expected to have that capacity. What proportion of the race course miles are typically over maintained roads? 50%?
     
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    I don't think very much of the race is "maintained road", you can check the trail map online. But certainly the conditions generally allow RWD and the added wheel travel and weight/complexity savings is worth the 4x4 delete in most cases.

    Regardless I think impassable right now refers more to flooding/standing water anyway.
     
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    Which would be a really good time to illustrate the benefits of having 4wd....You know, they should take the Cybertruck out there right now to showcase it too. BroncoR vs Cybertruck, the new Ford vs Ferrari.
     
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    Especially since Elon claimed that "it could basically do the Baja 1000", lets see it!
     
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    They can't. No windows on the Driver's side.
     
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    They can't, the windows will shatter...
     
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    They seem to have had some problems. They gave up a significant lead over the only other vehicle in their class, and I see a few stops.

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    Whatever it was they seem to have resolved it, they're back on the move, 2.5 miles behind the SCG Baja Boot.Capture.PNG
     
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    Saw a tweet from someone that the Bronc was hit by another vehicle, they’ve been stopped here for a while. Not good.

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    C6700B22-5F31-44F3-A422-8BC71DD801BF.png Back on the road!
     
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    Looks like there moving at a pretty good pace now.
     
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    Repairs had them down for quite a while, but they seem to be moving at a pretty good clip now.

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    Looks like they are down again, wonder what the issue is now.
     
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    Yeah, dead in the water again for a while.



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    In town this time.

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