SCORE Journal Issue 8 - 2015

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SCORE101 CLASS 1/2-1600 RACERS WHO GREW UP DRIVING 1/2-1600 VEHICLES WANT THIS CLASS TO SURVIVE WELL INTO THE FUTURE OF SCORE. F rom the early days of desert racing, Volkswagen-powered bugs and buggies where the popular vehicles that were lightweight, easy to work on, and inexpensive enough to race and be competitive. When tube- framed vehicles evolved onto the desert scene, one and two seat buggies, primarily using stock VW 1/2-1600 cc engines, transmissions, and suspensions, ran as separate race classes for several years. By the mid-1980's the one and two-seaters (hence the term one-two, not "half") were combined to become GETSOMEPHOTO BY RICK SHANDLEY VETERAN RACE DRIVERS LIKE ROB MACCAHREN HONED THEIR DRIVING SKILLS IN A 1/2 1600 CAR. SCORE 101 078 SCORE JOURNAL

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