Priscilla Racing – Baja Bug Vehicle Spotlight

What’s special about this car is that it’s been in the family since 1970. It’s the first race car we ever built. Built specifically for the Norra 1000. Xcomp Gladiator Tires, Method Wheels, King Racing Shocks, Custom Pink Hello Kitty Wrap by LV8.

Priscilla Racing:

She is a Class 5 Unlimited Baja Bug. She is a 1970 VW Beetle.  She was Kelly’s ex-wife car that began the transformation into a baja bug. In 2016 Terri asked Kelly to race the NORRA Mexican 1000.  The car was not in shape to race the length, in 2018 she was given to Albert at MCM Motorsports for an upgrade. She was finished late 2018 and was raced at the NORRA Mexican 1000.


Kelly Ross (Owner/Driver)

Kelly started off-road racing during 1985. He started racing with his family, mom and dad included.  There first race was in their Class 5 Open car. They competed in Score-international as well as HDRA.  In 2009 he teamed up with Finchum Racing in their Trophy Lites. He drove as well as navigated. In 2010, Kelly and team placed 2nd in class at the Score-International Baja 1000 (PTP).  In 2011 Kelly moved onto Class 10 with Martensen Racing. 2011 they finished 7th in Baja 1000. In 2014 Kelly and Terri purchased this Truck and have entered it in the Class 8 division (Score International) and Ultimate Truck (SNORE). Kelly now focuses his attention to the Class 1 they purchased in 2018.

Terri Ross (Owner/Driver)

Terri started racing in 2000 for a moto team. In 2006 she met Kelly and they have been racing ever since.  She honed her racing skills chasing the Renegade team throughout Baja. In 2014, she began navigating on Team Melton Racing in their Class 1 car and then onto their Trophy Truck. They focused on Southern Arizona Desert Racing (SADR) series and in 2014 and 2015 they took Class 1 Championship’s.  And in 2016 and 2017 Terri and Ed took the overall Class Championship as well as the coveted “Bad Ass Award”. Racing every mile in every race in the fastest amount of time. Terri is the Driver of Record for the SNORE series in Roxanne. In 2018 and this year 2019, she placed 4th in the UT class consecutively.

Jeremy Brown

Colorado Rally Cup Champion 2008. Rally America Group 2 Southwest Chamion. Rookie of the year 2009 with over 20 wins on C.O.R.E in UTV. Jeremy has been part of the Renegade and Priscilla raing team since 2010.


We change up the Navigators for this race car (Priscilla).  Priscilla will race NORRA Only. All of the navigators have extensive racing experience and look forward to the Baja Peninsula run.

  • Jeremy Brown
  • Tom Nahill
  • Kelly Ross

1970 VW Class 5 Unlimited Specs:

  • Built by MCM Motorsports
  • 2054 Engine – Chirco Performance
  • Xcomp Gladiator Tires 32×10.50×15
  • King Socks – Internal By Pass
  • Foddrill Arms  – Front and Rear
  • 32 Gallon Fuel Cell
  • Momo Steering Wheel
  • KC Lights
  • Mediola 4 speed Transmission
  • 934 CVs

Major Events:

  • 2013 ADRA “Thunder on the Beach” 150 – 1st place finish Class 5 open
  • 2019 Scottsdale Westworld – On Display
  • 2019 NORRA Mexican 1000


  • MCM Motorsports
  • Xcomp Gladiator Tires
  • Chirco Performace – Engines
  • LV8 Design Group – Extreme Wraps
  • Humbug Creation – Vinyl Company
  • Renegade Racing

Priscilla Racing