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Sunday, November 12, 2006

TT's Tony Telliers Top Tips (we're not worthy!)

OPEN TO CONTINUOUS REVISION
Revision U
" You never quit; you always get to the finish!" - Mark McMillin ("D2G")

TOP TWENTY IN ORDER TO THE EXPERIENCED GO THE SPOILS!
1 12 Brian Collins "Peak" skills pay off
2 121 Troy Herbst Most successful car, ever?
3 100 Mark McMillin No mistakes
4 1 Bob Shepard Solid support
5 112 Gary Weyhrich Hermanos Rapido
6 3 Mark Post Long night for Curt
7 125 Richard Boyle Waits for no one (Long Shot)
8 102 Dale Ebberts Dark Horse
9 28 Alan Pflueger Eager -- overly so?
10 19 Ed Herbst AWD advantage!
11 97 B.J. Baldwin Robbie makes it happen
12 108 Martin Christensen Ultimate Driving Machine
13 1049 Darren Hardesty "Narrow" a plus
14 801 Nick Vanderwey Not easily cowed
15 38 Garron Cadiente Good for "night novice"
16 4 Gus Vildosola Expect tranny change …
17 1004 Will Higman Hungry
18 80 Chad Ragland Steady
19 1200 Tim Noe Quick in lower half
20 236 Rick L. Johnson Toys with Tavo & trees



SCORE TROPHY-TRUCK (33)
1 97 B.J. Baldwin/Tommy Bradley Needs to be calm off start 3 to 1
2 62 Mike Voyles Better step on it in Rio 5 to 1
3 27 David Scaroni W/D W/D
4 12 Brian Collins/Larry Ragland Larry smooooth 2 to 1
5 3 Mark Post/Curt LeDuc Curt has to be on game 3 to 1
6 49 Valerio Gonzalez/Jose Cota 99 to 1
7 2 Pete Sohren Thos multi-millionaires are killin' me! 7 to 2
8 54 Jesse James/Tom Geviss Ha! 999 to 1
C 76 Jesse Jones/Jeff Quinn Oft-troubled 99 to 1
10 96 Bobby Baldwin/Larry Job Knows how to hold 'em 6 to 1
11 16 Cameron Steele/Ed Stout Too many issues 6 to 1
12 32 Juan Carlos Ibarra/Victor Valdez DARK HORSE 5 to 1
13 38 Garron Cadiente/Jeff Geiser Geiser's Pride 4 to 1
14 86 Josh Baldwin Erratic 5 to 1
15 30 Todd Clement/Roger Norman/Jerry Whelchel WFO Baja 5 to 1
16 53 Jeff Stowers/Jeff Broughton Parachutes this time? 999 to 1
17 69 Francisco Cervantes/Marco Robles Too many windmills 7 to 1
18 99 Nick Baldwin Might get "Lost" (Apparel "joke") 8 to 1
19 1 Bob Shepard/Rick Geiser TOP TIP 2 to 1
20 20 Mike Julson/Bobby Lofton Bad vibes 5 to 1
21 17 Carl Renezeder Different mindset req'd 4 to 1
22 14 Ikuo Hanawa ????? 99 to 1
23 81 Ryan Arciero/Ricky Johnson/(Mark Miller?) RJ fill MM's zapatas? 5 to 1
24 5 Marty & Travis Coyne 95% complete
25 4 Gus Vildosola/Rob MacCachren Drivetrain woes 4 to 1
26 7 Scott Steinberger Heed GPS icons! 5 to 1
27 73 Jose Flores/Valente Vega-Lausas Will not flourish 7 to 1
28 80 Chad Ragland/Danny Anderson Learned at Dad's right foot 4 to 1
29 28 Alan Pflueger May try too hard 3 to 1
30 39 Ron Whitton May enjoy self 6 to 1
31 83 Andy McMillin/Robby Gordon Good day 3 to 2
31 83 Andy McMillin/Robby Gordon Bad day 99 to 1
32 85 Todd Wyllie Might surprise 4 to 1
33 50 Jerry Larimore/Buff Harmon Wishes course paved 7 to 1
34 51 Kory Scheeler/Mike Costello Needs a Ramsey ploy! 5 to 1
35 35 Robbie Pierce/Bill Varnes Stay put in PT 6 to 1
36 19 Ed & Tim Herbst Looking better as course deteriorates 3 to 1
37 34 Jeff Haneline/Joey Russo 8 to 1

CLASS 1 (25)
101 Armin Schwarz No fast tarmac stages 9 to 1
102 Dale Ebberts/Eddie Castro Gets lost easily? 2 to 1
103 Luis Ramirez Jr. Luis loses 9 to 1
104 Josh Rigsby/Jamie Galles "Old Girl" up to speed 5 to 1
105 Jim Mihal "King of Baja Sur" -- but El Norte? 6 to 1
106 Raymond Potter May be harried 6 to 1
107 Tim Rockenbach Been gone too long 5 to 1
108 Martin Christensen/Boris Said/Dave Mason Too pretty not to challenge 3 to 1
109 Steve Sourapas Scary-fast 4 to 1
110 Dan Moore/John Martensen Car too light? Drivers too heavy?! 6 to 1
111 Cam Theriot/Malcolm Smith/Glenn Harris Seminal effort 4 to 1
112 Gary & Mark Weyhrich MUST finish well 2 to 1
113 Rick Wilcoxson No' star 6 to 1
114 Brian Kirby Will not clean up 5 to 1
115 Kash Vessels What is going on here?! 4 to 1
116 Travis Pastrana/Damen Jefferies Ojos? 9 to 1
117 Brian Parkhouse Benefit of the doubt 4 to 1
118 Chuck Hovey That drat Scat! 5 to 1
119 Dan Myers May get mired 4 to 1
C 120 Eric & Stuart Chase Steady as she goes! 5 to 1
121 Troy Herbst/LR Like a shark thru corvina! 2 to 1
121 100 Mark McMillin A legend … not slowing down! 2 to 1
123 Buddy & Bud Feldkamp Stays away from Weyhrichs! 4 to 1
124 Timothy Sims Too busy with "Old Girl"? 9 to 1
125 Richard Boyle/Ron Brant Waits for no one 4 to 1
127 John Harrah Ole! 6 to 1
128 Alberto Coppola/Tom DeNault Land's End 5 to 1
149 William Akrawi Out of his league 8 to 1

CLASS 1-2/1600 (22)
1601 Trevor Streech
1602 Alexander Smith
1601 1600 Caleb Gaddis Repeat possible! 2 to 1
1604 Brian Burgess The Last Hurrah! 2 to 1
1605 Isaac Chapluk Tough, like a Bronco steak? 4 to 1
1606 Max Thieriot Beats Dad! 6 to 1
1607 Don Wall
1608 Daniel McMillin 4 to 1
C 1609 Ray Files "Hard" to beat 4 to 1
1610 Francisco Villagomez
1611 Grant Fluegge
1612 Pancho Bio SPOILER 2 to 1
1613 Scott Boyd
1614 Ruben Rodriguez
1615 Victor Lugo
1616 Arturo Velazco Truly has the grit 3 to 1
1617 David Caspino Looking stronger 3 to 1
1645 Eric Duran Serious program 3 to 1
1646 Rick Battey 5 to 1
1647 Gerardo y Carlos Iribe Well-planned 2 to 1
1648 Tony Modica Beats a "9" 5 to 1
1649 Sammy Ehrenberg Should be doing better! 3 to 1

CLASS 3 (4)
301 Ed Griffin Tries too hard 99 to 1
302 Scott Barnes Powder coated, anyway 99 to 1
303 300 Donald Moss PAINT IT! Even
304 Chris Raffo Tomatoes pureed? 6 to 1
349 Chuck & Megan Atkinson On-track, bar-none 7 to 1

CLASS 5 (9)
501 500 Chris Bowman/Jerry Longo Hare 4 to 1
502 David Bonner Drew a good hand 3 to 1
503 Michael Grabowski Hound 4 to 1
C 504 George Seeley Onward ever, backwards never 5 to 1
515 Vince Wavra 5 to 1
516 Russ Parker 5 to 1
517 Kevin Carr 5 to 1
518 David Andrade Might cotton to course 5 to 1
519 Luvian Voelker Tortoise 5 to 1

CLASS 5/1600 (14)
551 Chad Mayernick
552 Brent Shermak Fastest gringo 3 to 1
553 Brittany Sanchez May grieve 7 to 1
554 Richard Garavito 6 to 1
555 Danny Ledezma Way fast 7 to 6
556 Gary Messer SNORE-tough 5 to 1
571 Ernesto Arambula Way tough 6 to 5
572 Hector Sarabia Unknown but strong 4 to 1
573 Art Savedra Should pass Tech! 5 to 1
574 Alonso Angulo
575 Fernando Montijo ex-"Once" 4 to 1
576 Joel Burden A beast? 5 to 1
577 550 Marcos Nunez Way steady 5 to 4
578 Enrique Zazueta Jr. 6 to 1
579 James Tedford Holds his own 3 to 1

CLASS 7 (8)
701 Shannon Dierkop 7 to 1
702 Oscar Salazar 8 to 1
703 Dan Chamlee Ready 4 to 1
704 Scott Brady Taylor-made for win 3 to 1
705 Carlos Ignacio Ibarra
706 Brandon Walsh
707 Jose Gonzalez
719 David Binns 4 to 1

Class 7S (3)
721 Jason Hutter Fired up after Primm! 3 to 1
723 Steve Martz Dual duel 5 to 1
738 Nick Moncure Disappointing season 3 to 1
739 Aaron Dodson Wrong "Aaron" 5 to 1

CLASS 7SX (4)
741 Heidi Steele Wants to checkmate mate 5 to 1
C 742 740 Rich Severson Will stretch his ability 4 to 1
758 John Holmes "Elementary!" 3 to 1
759 Noe Sierra Lotsa "silla" time! 4 to 1

CLASS 8 (10)
801 Nick & Larry Vanderwey Organized! 2 to 1
802 Stanley Burns Not hot enough 9 to 1
803 Tom Bradley Knows El Sur, fer sure 3 to 1
804 Sam Stahl Insufficient seat time 4 to 1
805 Rodimiro Amaya Sr. Wants to drive home 4 to 1
806 Francisco Monroy TOP TIP 3 to 1
807 Kurtis Kupiec/El-Ramsey Oft troubled 4 to 1
808 Dave Sykes Rusty 4 to 1
809 Lowell Arnold Needs Doherty! 6 to 1
810 Glen Greer Clearly fast enough … 4 to 1

CLASS 9 (2)
901 Sigal Greenberg Needs to finish 4 to 1
902 Joe Castrey 4 to 1
948 Gary Dixon
900 Eric Fisher What's new? Even

CLASS 10 (12)
1001 Mark & CJ Hutchins Done well --- lately 3 to 1
1002 Kevin Curtis
1003 Alex Crosthwaite 5 to 1
1004 Will Higman About time? 2 to 1
1005 1000 John Cooley Top 3 3 to 1
1006 Jay Manning
1007 Steve Barry
1008 Lobsam & Eli Yee Top 20 or DNF 5 to 1
1009 Jay Culbertson 4 to 1
1010 Carlos Cortez 85% will do it 4 to 1
1048 Billy Gasper No lager (obscure beer reference) 5 to 2
1049 Darren Hardesty Should be easy 3 to 2

SCORE LITE (16)
1201 Morley Williams Too many little issues 5 to 1
1202 Matt Cullen/Matias Arjona Excels on long ones -- in the clutch 2 to 1
1203 Matt Drever
1204 Stan Potter/Dan Worley Has top speed 3 to 2
1205 Bill Hernquist Abogado del Desierto returns! 3 to 1
1206 Kevin Derby Hats off, I guess 5 to 1
1207 Rob Martensen Will beat John 4 to 1
1208 Evie Baldwin Sentiment not enough 9 to 1
1209 Jason Batilus Prep oughta be good! 3 to 1
1210 Mike Belk/Jim Anderson Credentials good 3 to 1
C 1211 Dan Martin/Tom Dittfeld/Gregg Hawks A strange mix! 4 to 1
1212 David Callaway Oddly inconsistent 4 to 1
1213 Ricardo Malo/Arturo Honold Support second to none 3 to 1
1212 1200 Tim Noe/David Scaroni/Tommy Watson Not to be trifled with! Even
1248 Hector Garcia
1249 Mike Halliday "Big Dawg" off porch! 4 to 1

CLASS 11 (7) "Dust To Glory" Class
1101 Robert C. Johnson
1102 Mike Urbano Not hot enough 99 to 1
1103 Brian Calliari/Robbie Hendricksen/Danny Moder The Prince! 4 to 1
1146 Gary Helming Larger fuel cell, OK? 4 to 1
1147 Chris Corbett
1148 Eric Palacios
1149 1100 Eric Solorzano Ho-hum …. Even

STOCK FULL (5)
C 861 Josh Hall TOP TIP 3 to 1
862 860 John Griffin Not to be discounted 3 to 1
86X Mark Handley 2WD disadvantage? 3 to 1
863 Terry Henn Best season ever! 4 to 1
C 864 Chad Hall Wins too much to "dis" 3 to 1
865 Clyde Stacy 9 to 1

STOCK MINI (4)
761 Rod Millen Kwik Kiwi 3 to 1
762 Rod Hall Yet another "1000"! 3 to 1
763 Steve Kovach IV Team Lunchbucket 5 to 1
764 Dan Fresh
765 Keith Necessary Redundant 5 to 1
779 Gavin Skilton Ridgeline fragile 4 to 1

PROTRUCK (19)
1 225 Eric Hardin Knows the drill 3 to 1
2 280 Kathy Jarvis 7 to 1
3 299 Joe Bednar Not Joe King, either 4 to 1
4 250 Gary Magness 3 to 1
5 215 Cody Swanty DARK HORSE 3 to 1
6 203 Dave Creagan
7 226 Al Hogan Health issues 4 to 1
8 240 Rob Kittleson
9 202 Wade Kelson 30 H20 crossings 5 to 1
10 235 Jason Voss Jason must hasten 3 to 1
11 245 Chris Lucas/Roberto Guerrero Struggled in "500" 5 to 1
12 260 Kevin McGillivray/Nils Castillo/Joe Custer Look for strong effort 5 to 2
13 213 Dave Westhem A blast from the passed! 4 to 1
14 234 Rob Rienertson/Jim Nuckles Serious player 5 to 2
15 252 Mouse McCoy Yet another film? 4 to 1
16 266 Chris Miller/Brent Fletcher/Mike Ryan Fletch must fetch 5 to 1
17 204 Gus Vildosola Jr. Infrastructure - period! 2 to 1
C 229 Tom Koch/Rick Taylor/Jeff Dickerson
19 236 Rick L. Johnson/Dane Cardone Might Toy w/ Tavo 5 to 2

BAJA CHALLENGE (19)
BC 1 Amber Cordoza
BC 2 Patrick Dempsey
BC 3 Bud Brutsman/Mike Metzger/Mike Metzger/Tracy Jordan
BC 4 David Stone/Darren Law
BC 5 Jeff Smith
BC 6 Mark Goggin
BC 7 Mike Wright
BC 8 Brian Street
BC 9 Bill Stever
BC 10 Michael Plank Not bored
BC 11 Kevin Fitzgerald
BC 12 Chris Berty/Dominic Dobson
BC 13 David Sutton/Rhys Millen/Ryan Hunter-Reay Experienced 3 to 1
BC 14 Eustaquio Escandon Sr.
BC 15 Dan Friedkin
BC 16 Steve Appleton Maverick 7 to 1
BC 17 Robyn Beccy Gordon/Heather Bonanni Gurlz Gud 4 to 1
BC 18 Mike Sadler
BC 19 Mark Durcan

SPORTSMAN CARS
SPT CAR (9)
1401 George Jackson May snarl 5 to 1
1402 John Pfeffer Might be hot 6 to 1
1403 Greg Hukari 7 to 1
1404 Scott Ulrich 8 to 1
1405 Peter Lang Very odd vehicle 9 to 1
1406 Glenn Smith
1407 John Becker 4 to 1
1408 Fernando Hoyos
C 1409 Joe Cota
1448 Ryan Cosic
1449 Charles Schneider 10 to 1

SPT TRUCK (8)
C 1500 Mark Growe Airforce flies 4 to 1
1501 Miguel Jimenez
1502 Randy Swink Not swank
150x Scouting the course
1503 Steven Looney Crazy enough to try it! 3 to 1
1547 Billy Bunch 4 to 1
1548 Tim Burdett
1549 Bob Land Sentimental fav! 6 to 1

SPT UTV (3)
1801 Brian Wilbur 25 mph, hour after hour after hour … 10^3 to 1
1802 Terry Marcum Does not look like "fun" 10^3 to 1
1819 Eric Anderson No side protection 10^3 to 1

PRO MOTORCYCLES
CLASS 22 (23)
2x Damon Cardone Clear air - for a spell 7 to 1
3x Gary Cluff Marc my words! 3 to 1
4x Scott Higgins
5x Robert Laughlin SOLO!
6x Robby Bell/Johnny Campbell/Kendall Norman Look for a good race 8 to 7
7x Chris Eberz
8x Todd Romano Cheesy effort 4 to 1
9x Dan Walsh/Steve Martz
10x James Sones SOLO!
11x John Carmina SOLO!
12x Jesse & Dean Sharpe/Aaron Tuck/Joe Desrosier/Steve Rutherford Not too dull for "Seve" 3 to 1
C 13x 1x Steve Hengeveld/Mike Childress/Quinn Cody Long gone! Even
14x Bob Mugan
15x Matthew Lyman
16x Kris Papworth
17x Robert Barnum “There's a solo rider born every minute” 9 to 1
18x Anna Cody SOLO! May buffalo a few riders
19x Cameron & Grant Steele/Trigger Gumm Relies on team 4 to 1
20x George Villanyi
21x Kyle Abney
22x Beau Hayden/Ron Bishop Beemer not best for Baja 5 to 1
23x Rick Williams/Ruben Silva
49x Gary Medlin

CLASS 21 (8)
101x Shaun Hanson
102x Brett Helms
103x Stephen Stenberg A Husky fellow 7 to 1
104x Chris Parker
105x Michael Whitehead
106x David Gonzalez Jr. SOLO!
107x Tom Grisham 3 to 1
108x Ernesto Inowe
109x Jaime Boqurien/Alfredo Gonzalez

CLASS 20 (2)
151x Charles Schnell/Nancy Ende/Chris Steward Nichts schnell 5 to 1
152x Chad Erl Not up-tight! Even

CLASS 30 (15)
301x Brian Pinard/Taber Murphy Looking for top finish 2 to 1
302x Gary Sparks SOLO! A flamer?
303x James Filanc
304x Gary Stuck/Harold Bliss/Rich Zaigen/Chris Farrell/Eric Donnelly RM855-bound? 3 to 1
305x Fred Brown 3 to 1
306x Rex Steerman
307x Ron Wilson No question here Even
308x Hisahide Ueno SOLO!
309x 300x Gerardo Rojas Always tough 2 to 1
310x Stephen Stenberg Canis familiaris 5 to 1
311x Octavio Lopez
312x Jeff Good Needs to be "Better" 5 to 1
313x Kevin Smith
314x Ron Seubert
315x Matt Shook Gomez' shook up 5 to 1

CLASS 40 (10)
401x Larkin Wright/Scott Burch At my pit ALL NIGHT! "Even"
402x Scott Salisberry
403x Julio Abril "Seasoned"
404x Scott Atchison Must shoulder responsibility 4 to 1
405x Michael Laenger
406x 400x Jim O'Neal A cadre of experts 2 to 1
407x Brett Helm
408x Norm Olley
409x Gary Holmes
449x PG Lundmark Swede Speed 3 to 1

CLASS 50 (7)
501x Alex Melero
502x Neil Manninen SOLO! Often successful 2 to 1
503x 500x Jim O’Neal A cadre of experts
504x Fred Brown Cannot "Costa" 5 to 4
505x Doug Smith
548x Vincent D’Ercole SOLO!
549x Chris Haines/Jack Johnson/Richard Jackson/BobWadlow Dream Team Even

CLASS 60 (1)
601x Donald Lewis/Jim O'Neal 5 to 1

PRO ATVS
CLASS 25 (9)
1a Josh Frederick
2a Josh Fink May rat out 7 to 1
3aCarl Penny
4a Jeff Hancock
5a Carmen Cafro Will force Matlock 3 to 1
6a James Woodford
7a Danny Prather 4 to 1
8a Robert Ulloa
9a Wayne Matlock Unbeatable Even
10a Alex Camanini/Felipe Lipy/Mike Cafro 2 to 1

SPORTSMAN BIKES
SPT M/C 250> (??) "Dust To Glory" Class
211x Carlos Gonzalez
212x Aaron Osborne
213x Wayne Molloy
214x Jeff Crochiere
215x Charlie Wilson
216x Colby Brinnon
217x T. Morgan Spradling SOLO!
218x Jeff Leonard
219x Jayson Faulkner
220x Ralph Barrera
221x Patrick Coleman
222x Bruce Galien
223x Jon Johnson SOLO!
224x Darren Pineau
225x Braxton Southwick "No Mass!"
226x Huba Topai
227x Mike Kaplan SOLO!
228x Rod Thornton
229x Dennis Law SOLO! 2 to 1
230x Dan Roush
231x Scott Sibbald SOLO!
232x Mark Brewer
233x Dennis Rogers
234x Eugene Lane SOLO!
235x Luis Napoles No spines
236x Paul Crandell/Daron Rahlves
237x Brian Thompson SOLO!
238x Alastair Hilson SOLO!
239x Anthony Bosworth
240x Jay Sherman
241x Alberto Gonzalez
242x Daniel Law SOLO! 2 to 1
243x Baron Keffer
244x Alex Melero SOLO!
246x Jeff Matthews SOLO!
248x Thierry Mas SOLO! Menos
250x Colie Potter SOLO!
251x Michael Stein SOLO! Should stay in bar
253x Jesse Christensen SOLO!
254x Leland Christensen SOLO!
295x Rome Haloftis SOLO!
297x Don Robbins SOLO!

SPT ATV (8)
51a Jose Escudero 9 to 1
52a David McCarroll 10 to 1
53a David Jaume 11 to 1
54a Craig Christ/Jessica McCreary 4 to 1
55a Shawn Robin 13 to 1
56a Stefano Caputo/Felipe Lipy
93a Harold “Jed” Clampitt SOLO! 13 to 1
94a Richard Czerlau SOLO! 13 to 1
95a Doug Granger SOLO! 13 to 1
97a Miguel Arellano 14 to 1
98a Jason Wade Water-crossing specialist? 15 to 1
99a Joe Rice 4 to 1