Jeep Speed

Mike Bragg’s 1730 Jeepspeed

Mike Bragg has been around racing his whole life. Mike’s dad J.M. Bragg started racing a jeep in Mexico in 1970 and continued into the mid 80’s. Mike’s first race was at the age of 14 as a co driver, he started driving a class 8 in the La Rana series in ’95. He continued racing off and on for a few years, co-driving with Dave Ashley in a pro truck and chasing for Team Enduro.

Jeep Speed

Mike had been looking to get back into racing full time for a few years and always had a liking for the Jeepspeed class. After looking for the right car for awhile, he found the 1730 for sale and purchased it. With a lot of help from the guys at T&J’s, they continue to make the car faster and more reliable. Their pit crew is made up of family and friends that always do a great job. Co-driver’s seat is shared by Randy Fiscus and Mike’s son, Matt Bragg. 1730 has some great local sponsors behind them including JC Lansdowne Oil, LE Lubrications, Aguires Mobile Lube, Battery Pro, T&J Performance Center and Cardoza & Company.

The results are already coming for the 1730 Jeep with strong top 5 finishes and a best finish of second place in class at BITD BWDC, finishing 4th on Saturday and 1st on Sunday. 

Visit www.jeepspeed.com for more information on classes and rules.

Ernesto Araiza

Being born right in the heart of Off-Road Racing, Ernesto always had a dream to be an Off-Road Racer. After finish college he ditched his engineer career to chase the dream of action photographer. It didn't took long to get spotted by MadMedia where he still works. In less than 5 years after 'going pro' he reached some of the most important peaks in his life working for several international brands and events like the Rally Dakar. After 30 years of dreaming, he still have one goal in mind, to keep his face full of dust.