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2018 BAJA RALLY Presented by RALLY COMP

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  1. BAJA RALLY

    BAJA RALLY Member

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    2018 BAJA RALLY Presented by RALLY COMP
    Ready to go for the 6th edition of BAJA RALLY
    Full Press Release & Details HERE

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    *Entry period opens December 1
    *Pre-season discounts available to first 20 entrants in December
    *Returning racers save 40% off standard entries in December
    *2018 Championship points combined with Coast to Coast Rally
    *Addition of Unsupported Malle Moto & Quad Pro Categories
    *8 Categories Total;Racers competing for 22 Trophies
    *Scholarship Credits Applied for BAJA RALLY School



    ENSENADA BAJA CA MEXICO- Bajarallymoto.com and RALLY COMP have announced plans for a sixth consecutive edition its multi-day navigation rally-raid competition in the Mexican State of Baja CA next October 8-13, 2018. Continuing in partnership with Rally Playero Entertainment's Coast to Coast Rally 2018, BAJA RALLY LLC and RALLY COMP also confirmed the perpetuity of the Mexican National Cross Country Championship for 2018.


    RETURNING RACERS SAVE 40%
    Planning ahead pays off in many ways. Returning racers who have started any prior BAJA RALLY event or graduated from BAJA RALLY SCHOOL automatically save 40% ($1,430) off a standard motorbike entry if they apply to enter BAJA RALLY 2018 in December 2017. Standard, first time motorbike racers pay $3,515 beginning April 1. Returning racers pay only $2,085 in December only.

    MALLE MOTO CATEGORY (unsupported)
    The newly updated website revealed the addition of the Malle Moto category which will be co-managed by the notable adventure tour operator Juan Carlos Pacheco and BAJA VOYAGER. Riders will not receive any mechanical support and will have 2 gear boxes and spare wheels transported to each bivouac. It's one of the best ways to make an already challenging rally even harder to complete.
    Download Malle Moto Guidelines HERE

    TRAINING SCHOLARSHIPS
    BAJA RALLY SCHOOL, the 3-day training academy and school program that also serves as a qualifying event for entry to BAJA RALLY, is giving a $500 scholarship credit to ANY BAJA RALLY 2018 entrant as of January 15th. Any entrant wishing to take the 3-day BAJA RALLY school between December 2017 and June 2018 will be eligible (space is limited).

    8 CATEGORIES COMPETING FOR 22 TROPHIES

    *Limited to 4-stroke, 2-wheel motorbikes and 4-wheel quads with 250cc - 800ccdisplacement

    PROFESSIONAL CATEGORIES
    RALLY PRO- Open Category
    UTV PRO- Open Category
    ADV PRO- Invitation Only or by petition; *exemption of displacement limitQUAD PRO- Open Category

    AMATEUR CATEGORIES
    RALLY 1- Amateurs limited to criteria in Rule 1.5 Categories
    ROOKIE- Amateurs maiden start in a sanctioned rally competition
    SENIOR- Amateurs 55+ years of age as of start date limited to criteria in Rule 1.5 Categories
    MALLE MOTO- Open Category; unsupported motorbikes, quads and ADV; 1 trophy awarded.

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    REQUIREMENTS:
    RALLY COMP REQUIREMENT
    SATELLITE PHONE REQUIREMENT
    SPOT TRACKER REQUIREMENT
    RULEBOOK

    INCLUDED IN ENTRY:
    *5 ROADBOOKS (CONTINUOUS ROLL)
    *RALLY COMP METERING DEVICE,
    SERVICE AND POWER CABLE FITTING

    *9 MEALS IN REMOTE BIVOUACS
    INCLUDING AWARDS CEREMONY DINNER
    *LIVE PUBLIC TRACKING
    *NUMBER BACKINGS LAMINATED, PERSONALIZED

    *PERSONALIZED PHOTO ID
    *SERIAL NUMBERED ID BRACELET
    ***FUEL COSTS NOT INCLUDED IN 2018




    ENTRY FEES:

    PRE-SEASON-FIRST CALL
    LIMITED TO FIRST 20
    OPEN DECEMBER 1- DECEMBER 31
    MOTORBIKES: $2,415
    RETURNING MOTORBIKES: $2,085
    UTV PRO $3,515
    RETURNING UTV PRO $3,185

    FIRST QUARTER DISCOUNTED
    OPEN JANUARY 1 - MARCH 31

    MOTORBIKES: $2,695
    RETURNING MOTORBIKES: $2,435
    UTV PRO $4,065
    RETURNING UTV PRO $3,735


    STANDARD ENTRY PRICING
    OPEN APRIL 1 - AUGUST 31
    MOTORBIKES: $3,515
    RETURNING MOTORBIKES: $2,745
    UTV PRO $4,615
    RETURNING UTV PRO $3,845


    LATE ENTRY PRICING PERIOD
    OPEN SEPT 1- SEPT 30, 2018
    LIMITED TO AVAILABILITY

    MOTORBIKES: $4,395
    RETURNING MOTORBIKES: $3,845
    UTV PRO $5,495
    RETURNING UTV PRO $4,945

    2018 RULEBOOK
    NEWS
    RESULTS 2017
    PHOTO GALLERIES
    VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS AND ARCHIVES
    UTV PRO
    ADV PRO
    MALLE MOTO
    BAJA RALLY SCHOOL
    SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

    ABOUT BAJA RALLY

    The BAJA RALLY is the first ever road-book navigation rally raid for motorcycles and UTV’s hosted by the Mexican State of Baja CA. As the fastest-growing event of its kind, the BAJA RALLY remains focused on the 3 goals of safely growing the ecologically friendly sport of navigation rally while bringing cultural and historical education to participants and stimulating return visits be eco-tourism enthusiasts. Visit OUR WEBSITE at www.bajarallymoto.com


    SPONSORSHIP PACKAGES AVAILABLE HERE


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  2. BAJA RALLY

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    Joined:
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    Photo highlights from Special Stage 1 of last BAJA RALLY 2017
    Courtesy of Donni Reddington

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    BAJA RALLY Member

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    Now Open
    Advanced Discounted Entries In December

    BAJA RALLY, October 8-13, 2018

    ENSENADA BAJA CA MEXICO-
    Bajarallymoto.com announced “Pre-season” entries opened to the 2018 edition of BAJA RALLY October 8-13. This is particularly good news for early planners, teams of racers and returning navigators, all of whom will take advantage of 30-40% off the standard cost of entry during the month of December. The normal entry fee structure begins on New Years Day, starting with first the first of 3 levels of pricing. Apart from the cash discount on entry fees in December, pre-season allows riders riders and teams to draw a low running number and/or choose their number from 10-50.
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    With an emphasis on expanding the field of UTV Rally racers, BAJA RALLY officials made the announcement Saturday morning in a “live seminar” this at the International Of Road & UTV Expo in Scottsdale, AZ. The successful consumer event, organized by Andy Myers from Never Stop Riding, enabled the rally to reach out to pro UTV racers and team sponsors about getting trained for cross country UTV rally racing.
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    BACK TO SCHOOL

    “We’ll continue BAJA RALLY SCHOOL training sessions each month through July 2018”, explains rally chairman Scotty “Breauxman” Bloom. “Adding Malle Moto and Quad Pro classes to next year’s rally, the school is gradually building a core-base of racers for BAJA RALLY and others like it. A key focus for our team is training UTV champions from other series like SCORE and BITD and prepping them for the easy crossover into rally.”

    Bloom said the next BAJA RALLY SCHOOL date is scheduled for January 19-21. The 3-day training academy, which has proven quite challenging even for professional racers, has produced 20 graduates this year and six who went on to race BAJA RALLY 5.

    Find out more about getting trained in UTV rally racing. HERE

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