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Unprepared Rider on Busted Used Bike With No Pit Crew Enters Baja 1000, Finishes Anyway

The Drive

To finish is something to brag about, even if you’re a pro with a purpose-built racing vehicle and a full support crew. But there are no words for what one guy did at this year’s race: Show up on a damaged, used bike with no pit crew, no course knowledge, and somehow still finish. I’m happy I made it in the end.”

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NAPA Issues Call for the Next Generation of Technicians

Tomorrow's Technician

The “Grab the Wheel” campaign, part of National Apprenticeship Week activities, will feature stories from the technician sector, including: Jeff Gordon, vice chairman of Hendrick Motorsports and NASCAR Hall of Famer, emphasizes the crucial role of technicians and pit crew in racing.


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5 Dodge Dakota 4WD Problems You Should Know (+Fixes)


We’ll also be your pit crew, providing handy tips to keep your Dakota running smoothly. But like any vehicle, even the trusty Dakota can face its fair share of troubles, particularly with the 4-wheel drive system.

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Auto Mechanic Vs. Auto Technician: What Differentiates the Two Professions

The Mechanic Doctor

Most technicians work at car dealerships or repair facilities, while some others can be a part of a racing team’s pit crew. Using an array of advanced computer systems and tools , technicians offer insights and plan repair strategies.