By Rory Ward
The Rough Riders: In 1991 Dick Landfield pitched an idea to Ford on creating the Biggest SUPER TEAM to ever enter off road racing. The green light was given and a bidding process was sent out to 3 people and Frank DeAngelo would get the job of herding cats. The birth of the Ford “Rough Riders” program had a list of drivers handpicked by DeAngelo and was nothing short of spectacular. Check out this line-up: Rob MacCachren (class 8), John Swift (class 6), Chuck Johnson (class 7s), Manny Esquerra (Class 7), Dave Ashley (Class 4), Dan Smith (Class 3), Jack Johnson and even the legend himself Parnelli Jones. These racers would share the same sponsors...