Unofficially, the Baja 1000 looks to have been won overall by the Team Honda team of Johnny Campbell, Andy Grider and Steve Hengeveld, who won the race overall in 16:17.25 (62.43 mph average!). The second vehicle overall was the Dan Smith/Dave Ashley Ford Trophy truck, which finished in 16:19.01 (62.33 mph).

The second- and third-place bikes were also Honda XR650Rs, and they belonged to the Brian Pinard/Craig Smith/Taber Murphy/Scott Myers team (17:18.51, 58.74 mph), sponsored by Temecula Motorsports, and the Kevin Ward/Scott Dunlavey/Mouse McCoy team (18:19.37), respectively. The latter team also won Class 30.

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Kit Palmer | Off-Road Editor

Kit Palmer started his career at Cycle News in 1984 and he’s been testing dirt and streetbikes every since – plus covering any event that uses some form of a knobby tire. He’s also our resident motorcycle mileage man with a commute of 120 miles a day.

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