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Mike Bragg’s 1730 Jeepspeed

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Mike Bragg has been around racing his whole life. Mike’s dad J.M. Bragg started racing a jeep in Mexico in 1970 and continued into the mid 80’s. Mike’s first race was at the age of 14 as a co driver, he started driving a class 8 in the La Rana series in ’95. He continued racing off and on for a few years, co-driving with Dave Ashley in a pro truck and chasing for Team Enduro.

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Mike had been looking to get back into racing full time for a few years and always had a liking for the Jeepspeed class. After looking for the right car for awhile, he found the 1730 for sale and purchased it. With a lot of help from the guys at T&J’s, they continue to make the car faster and more reliable. Their pit crew is made up of family and friends that always do a great job. Co-driver’s seat is shared by Randy Fiscus and Mike’s son, Matt Bragg. 1730 has some great local sponsors behind them including JC Lansdowne Oil, LE Lubrications, Aguires Mobile Lube, Battery Pro, T&J Performance Center and Cardoza & Company.

The results are already coming for the 1730 Jeep with strong top 5 finishes and a best finish of second place in class at BITD BWDC, finishing 4th on Saturday and 1st on Sunday. 

Visit www.jeepspeed.com for more information on classes and rules.

Photos by: Vincent Knakal /Mad Media

SPECIFICATIONS
Owner: Mike Bragg
Chassis: 1 3/4 Dom
Engine:  4.0 Liter

fast fuel management

Transmission:  904 w/231 Transfer Case
Shocks:  2.5 King Bypass Shocks
Springs:
Seats & Safety: Beard Seats, Pyrotech Harnesses
Axle:  RR: Currie 9″ 5:14 Gears

FT: Currie Dana 44

Brakes:  Jamar
Steering:  Howe Steering Box

Howe Pump

Wheels: 16″ KMC Machete
Tires:  General Grabber 285/75/16
Lighting: KC Light Bar

New Flex LED Lighting

Body: 1990 Jeep Cherokee
Special Notes:  rubicon express long arm system

custom cool air for Parker pumper

msd ignition

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2 comments on “Mike Bragg’s 1730 Jeepspeed
  1. It’s an honor to have the Bragg family back in desert racing with Jeepspeed

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