TCM Motorsports’ 7sx – race-deZert.com

TCM Motorsports’ 7sx

TCM Motorsports is a Portland, Oregon based amateur auto racing team.  Formed as a father/son team in 1997 by team owner/driver, Jay Culbertson and his son, Scott, the focus was on road racing in Porsche Club of America and Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) racing events.  Jay started TCM Motorsports and his off-road career immediately after taking a Wide Open Baja tour in 1998 where he became hooked on the off-road experience.  Two years later, he won the infamous Baja 2000 in a Baja Challenge Class. He soon met Miguel Sandoval, Abelardo Grijalva and Carlos Durazo and began a great friendship through their passion of off-road racing that led to the beginning of TCM Motorsports based out of Ensenada, Baja California.

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The team had their first race in 2004 at the RECORD San Vicente 200.  From that point on the team had many great achievements, including RECORD Championships in 2006, 2008, 2012 and 2013 in the 7sx Class.  In 2013, they won every RECORD event of the year.  Continuing into the 2014 season, TCM has earned eight first place finishes in the last ten races.

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They also finished second in this years NORRA Mexican 1000 in Vintage Class driving Jay’s Class 1 car. This year they plan on winning their third consecutive RECORD Championship.

Specifications
Owner: Miguel Sandoval
Builder: Victor de Thomas at Wide Open Baja
Chassis: Ford Ranger
Weight: 2980 lbs, race ready
Wheel Base: 114”+
Track Width: 72″+
Front Suspension: 2 Bilstein 46mmX12” 3 Tubes By Pass2 Bilstein 60mmX12” 4 Tubes by Pass Eibach / Camburg coil springs
Rear Suspension: 2 Bilstein black hawk 9300 series 16”4 Bypass Deavers lift springs
Engine and horsepower: Ford 4.0 full stock, 210 HP
Transmission: Ford C6
Fuel Cell: Fuel safe 32 gallons
Ignition: Ford stock
Tires: BF Goodrich 35×12.5R15 Baja T/A
Wheels: Method Race Wheels
Paint: Custom Wide Open Baja
Seats: Bear Custom
Brakes: Willwood
Communication: Roadmaster
Navigation: Lowrance
Website: Facebook
Many thanks to:
  • Jay Culbertson from TCM Motorsports USA
  • Wide Open Baja Mex Crew
  • Envirosize Oilfield Service, Canada
  • Servicio Diesel  “El Ceja Wera” Ensenada B.C. Mex.
  • Nuny Shocks, Ensenada B.C. Mex
  • Guino Impresiosnes, Ensenada B.C. Mex
  • Muñoz Transmisiones, Ensenada B.C. Mex.
  • Baja Led Lighting, USA
  • Negrito Diferenciales, Ensenada B.C. Mex.

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