Former golf course turns into race course Saturday

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On March 28, 2019

Baja race

Photo from a previous Baja competition. Photo by Bob Phelan.

Spectators can watch small off-road vehicles race in a local park Saturday, March 30, when Missouri S&T’s Baja Design Team hosts its first Miner Showdown – a collegiate race for Baja teams. The event will be held at the former Miner Golf Course, located along W. 10th St. near Innovation Park and Phelps Health in Rolla. An endurance race will begin at 2 p.m. Get a full schedule.

Spectators can park in the Allgood-Bailey Stadium parking lot and the open lot near Innovation Park. Signs will direct visitors to safe viewing areas of the race course.

The vehicles can reach up to 40 mph on the course while climbing hills, fording water and navigating through mud.

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