LetzRoll Offroad Racing is going to Mexico FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE APRIL 29, 2014 MESA, ARIZONA. LetzRoll Offroad Racing is racing the NORRA Mexican 1000 down the Baja peninsula May 10 14, 2014. Andrew McLaughlin (with Alan Johnson and Jason Hurst as co-drivers and navigators) will be racing the ESAB Welding & Cutting #4493 from Ensenada to San Jose Del Cabo; a total of 1309 miles across the harsh and beautiful Mexico terrain. Racing in the Ultra 4x4 class, the NORRA 1000 marks LetzRoll Offroad Racings first Mexico race with the #4493. The entire race experience will be brought to you via social media, presented by ESAB Welding & Cutting. The tough desert terrain will provide a showcase and brutal proving ground for ADS Off-road Racing Shocks, Yukon Gear and Axle, ARTEC Industries (truss), Pacific Fab (motor), Raceline Wheels, Tireballs, Ballistic Fab, Goodyear Tires, Solid Axle Industries, Dutchman Motorsports, and Spyder Auto (lights race buggy and chase trucks). Contingency is May 10th with racing action starting May 11 - 14. The NORRA 1000 is a stage race, consisting of 4 stages spanning the entire Baja peninsula. The team will be updating and uploading race information each night (as internet connection allows). Learn more about the race, including maps of the course and a list of other entrants, at www.norra.com/mexican1000.php and be sure to follow LetzRoll Offroad Racing on Facebook ( www.facebook.com/letzrolloffroadracing ), Twitter ( www.twitter.com/letzrolloffroadracing ), and Instagram (@letzrolloffroadracing). Ed Pearlman is the man who first organized the Mexican 1000, co-founded the National Off-Road Racing Association (NORRA) and founded the Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame (ORMHOF). His legacy of contributions to the development of off-road motorsports is undeniable. The first race to be sanctioned by the organization would be the 1967 "Mexican 1000 Rally" beginning in Tijuana and racing from Ensenada to La Paz. 68 vehicles started the race competing in four
classes. For the first time different types of vehicles would compete against each other. After the first vehicle, the Myers Manx Buggy driven by Vic Wilson and Ted Mangels came across the line Pearlman knew he had an event that held great potential. LetzRoll Offroad Racing is a Mesa, Arizona based desert race team that includes 4 cars in 3 classes on 2 continents. Andrew McLaughlin, the owner of LetzRoll Offroad, along with Alan Johnson, Matt Salyers, and Mike Robertson (UK) comprise a team of drivers and vehicles that finished top 10 in the King of the Hammers in their respective classes, won consecutive Dirt Riot National Championships, won multiple regional championships, delivered back to back top 10 King of the Valleys finishes, and are consistently on the podium race after race. LetzRoll Offroad Racing continues to expand with additional races in Europe, Mexico, and the United States.