This story starts just south of the Border in Ensenada Baja, Mexico, 1970, at the Mexican 1000. Competitors line up and await their start time for what would be the start of the longest off-road race in the world: over 900 miles of harsh, unforgiving terrain that will be the ultimate test for any driver and vehicle. They have nothing to prove to anyone but themselves and put their vehicles through the harsh desert conditions of the Mexican Desert. Brian Chuchua takes off in the Holy Toledo Jeep Commando to set off on his journey to complete the race with his co-driver. This is the Jeep in question, and this is the story of the only last remaining race Holy Toledo off-road Commando left. This Jeep would exchange hands a few times and go on to race until 1991, only to be retired from racing for nearly 30 years until now it has been restored to its original glory in 2017 by Dennis Sletten...
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