Hello From an Englishman in SoCal.....got into VW's and Buggies via my older brother in the early 70's......started racing off road in the UK in 1982 in what would be a similar car to a class 9, then went up to a 2-1600 but with 2000cc type IV motor. Came to the USA first in 93 with a team of 7 Land & Range Rovers to race the Baja 1000. Met up with a bunch of Laguna Beach and San Clemente firemen who invited me back many times and ended up with us racing a 5-1600 in the Fireworks 250 and the 1000 in 1995. Met my wife here in 2001 , moved to Dana Point and married in 2003. Have prerun Baja and raced Score Class 12 with HIGHLANDER RACING for many years, currently building a Penhall Baja Bug prerunner.