2009 Ford F-150 FX4 is Modified Motorcycle Race Team Support Vehicle

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2009 Ford F-150 FX4 truck modified as Baja Chase Support Truck by Hellwig for SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada
2009 Ford F-150 FX4 truck modified as Baja Chase Support Truck by Hellwig for SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada

Ford F-150 FX4 Baja Chase Support truck is ready to traverse rough terrain and intercept supported riders for refueling and tire changes
Ford F-150 FX4 Baja Chase Support truck is ready to traverse rough terrain and intercept supported riders for refueling and tire changes

Racing support truck will hit the desert at the Baja 500 in 2010
Racing support truck will hit the desert at the Baja 500 in 2010
Baja Chase Support Ford F-150 is equipped with K&N air intake system, part number 63-2575
Baja Chase Support Ford F-150 is equipped with K&N air intake system, part number 63-2575

Ford F-150 FX4 Truck incorporates necessary features and equipment to support a motorcycle race team in the desert
Ford F-150 FX4 Truck incorporates necessary features and equipment to support a motorcycle race team in the desert

Mark Hellwig modifies his vehicles with more power and efficiency under the hood
Mark Hellwig modifies his vehicles with more power and efficiency under the hood
Behind the scenes of every operation there is a work horse, in desert off road racing the work horse can be the chase truck.

Hellwig Motorsports of Visalia, California designed the ultimate motorcycle race team support vehicle and put it on display at the SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.

“We used a 2009 Ford F-150 FX4 truck as our platform,” said Mark Hellwig of Hellwig Products Inc. “It has the ability to maneuver around the California and Nevada deserts along with the Baja California Peninsula. It also incorporates all the necessary features and equipment to do the right job.”

The Baja Chase Support Truck by Hellwig carries support equipment, repair parts, food and water for the riders and fuel for the motorcycles. “It can be life or death situation in the desert,” said Hellwig. “Our Ford is road capable, dependable, safe, comfortable and tough. It has the ability to travel down the road at highway speeds and exit the pavement at a point on a map and transform into an off road performer.”

The Baja Chase Support Ford F-150 is designed to intercept riders and to do whatever is necessary to continue a race.

Modifications include:

Hellwig Products front and rear sway bars
Hellwig traction spring stabilizer
Hellwig auto level air suspension
Skyjacker Suspension 6 inch lift
Dick Cepek Mud Country 35 inch tires
Torque wheels 20 inch
Warn winch
Hi-lift jack
Carr Products Super Hoop steps
Lund International tri-fold motorcycle ramp
Tuffy Products Roll-out tool drawers
Baja Rack roof rack
Banks Performace products
K&N air intake system, part number 63-2575
PCI race radios
Bushwhacker Fender Flares
Husky Products
Optima Batteries
Mag Hytec Differential Cooler
ACRO lights
Air Ride Technologies
All-Pro Fire and Safety
Lund International

“My passion is off-road racing,” said Hellwig. “K&N and Hellwig have been around for a long time as a team. We’ve had several project vehicles with K&N products. K&N is reliable, provides us with additional filtration and keeps the dirt out of our engines. K&N is also easy to clean.”

The Baja Chase Support Ford F-150 will hit the dirt in June 2010 at the Baja 500.

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