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  1. CHINOLAS

    THE GOOD, BAD AND UGLY ABOUT THE 2021 NORRA 500

    I Will do for the next one, hope we get back to normal with over 200 entries so we can pay for additional land use and have split courses like always. We are in the process of eliminating GPS files for Bikes only and go into Full Roadbook navigation, reason for this is SAFETY, all accidents on...
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    THE GOOD, BAD AND UGLY ABOUT THE 2021 NORRA 500

    Hello It is a bit disappointing to find out that teams register for this RALLY and do not attend Rally Training, they do not know how to navigate or use a GPS unit, and even worst some of them don't even use their roadbooks at all, every rally raid event is based on a Road Book since there is...
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    THE GOOD, BAD AND UGLY ABOUT THE 2021 NORRA 500

    John I love the idea of using the Stella Neutralization feature for speed zones on highways, we have been testing this feature since April and I think we got a grip on this event to be able to trust it, also Stella has been testing the timing feature on the Stella as well, we had a few seconds...
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    THE GOOD, BAD AND UGLY ABOUT THE 2021 NORRA 500

    John Thanks very much for your input and yes I agree we tried to shoot for 500 miles of dirt this year and added some new sections that at the end might be too much, for next year we will definitely look at this and make it more fun and shoot for everyone to be at finish before dark, also Bikes...
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    THE GOOD, BAD AND UGLY ABOUT THE 2021 NORRA 500

    Thanks very much Lance, we will definitely shoot for going back to normal in 2022.
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    THE GOOD, BAD AND UGLY ABOUT THE 2021 NORRA 500

    Bruce Agree 100% with you it sucks to be that far away from civilization but Covid Regulations forced us out of town, we had the option to do it at the same location SCORE has been doing his races but we thought HPR would be more suitable, the downside to that is the lack of Cell service and...
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    2021 NORRA 500 Questions Feel Free to Ask !

    Hello You can order additional trophies at the Norra website store: https://norra.com/fc/store.php Regards Eliseo Garcia Race Director
  8. CHINOLAS

    THE GOOD, BAD AND UGLY ABOUT THE 2021 NORRA 500

    Hello everyone as always right after the race would like to know what we did good and wrong to be able to get better for the next one, feel free to tell us any improvement opportunity.
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    2021 NORRA 500 Questions Feel Free to Ask !

    John I have answered your email about inquiry, just as a reminder to all teams that file an inquiry sheet to us we are obligated to respond in writing and in no more than 24 hours but the team has to come back to ops to get the response in person, I always tell teams we cannot get inquiries or...
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    2021 NORRA 500 Questions Feel Free to Ask !

    Fire was at Wine Country and Tecate Area, i understand it is all good now.
  11. CHINOLAS

    2021 NORRA 500 Questions Feel Free to Ask !

    GPS Files are up on website !!!
  12. CHINOLAS

    2021 NORRA 500 Questions Feel Free to Ask !

    Hello all, here are the updated 21 NORRA 500 Stage Lists, this information will be sent out via racer alert on Wednesday along with mileage maps. Any questions feel free to ask.
  13. CHINOLAS

    2021 NORRA 500 Questions Feel Free to Ask !

    John Mag 7 will have 1 pit every day on the longest stages, you will not need anything else. Yes the meeting will be recorded and posted on the Norra website
  14. CHINOLAS

    2021 NORRA 500 Questions Feel Free to Ask !

    Just got back from testing day 1 roadbooks and rain made us change some sections, will update tomorrow, Day 2 will be tested tomorrow, maps will be ready by Wednesday with mileage and stage information, logistics will be fairly easy. The online drivers meeting is scheduled for Thursday, Sep...
  15. CHINOLAS

    2021 NORRA 500 Questions Feel Free to Ask !

    A vaccination card is fine or a negative LAB Covid Test not older than 72 hours are fine with printed results, we will have onsite testing also with a cost of 30 dlls if you need it.
  16. CHINOLAS

    2021 NORRA 500 Questions Feel Free to Ask !

    Still working on course since Baja 400 pre-run and the race got in the way, will have final logistics maps and mileage info this week, rules in the Stock UTV classes allow a bigger fuel tank now but if you do not have one and still have stock fuel tank we will have mandatory fuel stops for all...
  17. CHINOLAS

    2021 NORRA 500 Questions Feel Free to Ask !

    YES SAME AS 2019
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    2021 NORRA 500 Questions Feel Free to Ask !

    Bruce We have only 2 options to do this challenge, one is to fix the road after Mike´s coming down thru Simpson into Valley Trinidad again, the second option is to cut a few miles the Hillclimb and finish the Super Special Stage at the Leandro Valle road detour that will take you down to Valley...
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    2021 NORRA 500 Questions Feel Free to Ask !

    Mileage and Logistics maps without the course trails are posted a month before the event for team strategy planning, full course maps are posted days before the event along with GPS files and Roadbooks, all of this to prevent pre-running of the course.
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    2021 NORRA 500 Questions Feel Free to Ask !

    There is no limit to buy Crew wristbands, the only requirement for crews in order to be eligible for a wristband is to comply with Covid Regulations, show their vaccination card at the entrance to Horsepower Ranch, or get an onsite Covid Test that shows a negative result.
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