NORRA Mexican 1000 (Official Thread)

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Post eveything NORRA Mexican 1000 here!

2017 NORRA Mexican 1000 Course embedded in Google Earth.

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When Vic Wilson and Ted Mangels drove their Meyers Manx buggy from Tijuana to Cabo San Lucas in 1967, they had no idea what desert racing would become over the following decades. Now 50 years after Don Francisco and Ed Pearlman’s inaugural NORRA Mexican 1000, Mike Pearlman carries on the legacy of his late father. 2017 marks the eighth running of the revitalized Mexican 1000, which now caters to both vintage and modern cars as a rally run over multiple days. This year the event grows an extra day to five, breaking up the long trip from Ensenada to Bahia de Los Angeles into two days, with a stop in San Felipe. Traditional stops in Loreto and La Paz remain, as does the finish line and epic celebration in San Juan del Cabo for all of those lucky enough to finish this race.

Cabo or Bust! 2017 NORRA Mexican 1000 Preview - race-deZert.com

This year marks the biggest Mexican 1000 since the race was revived in 2010. Over 260 two-wheel and four-wheel entries signed up for the rally this year; over 100 more than last year. That increase in entries has brought some growing pains (with one minute start intervals it takes over four hours just to start) but we didn’t hear any complaints at the finish line in San Felipe.

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When Mike Pearlman started holding the Mexican 1000 in 2010, the race started inland in Mexicali. This inland city served as the start line until 2014, when the race moved to Ensenada. The move brought cooler temperatures and easier logistics with regards to hotel rooms and race traffic, but also resulted in a very long first day of racing to Bahia De Los Angeles. Based on feedback from racers, Pearlman and his team added a fifth day of racing for 2017, with Day One from Ensenada to San Felipe and Day Two continuing on to Bay of LA.

NORRA Mexican 1000 Day 1 - Ensenada to San Felipe - race-deZert.com
 

JFoVStar650

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Any websites to track the race? Would like to watch a specific vehicle. Is there a map overlay or anything??
 

nimrod

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Check the norra site. Tracking, individual stage results, overall results, and pages for both penalties and DNF's.
Pretty cool.
 

bajaxp

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Must have little to no cell signal at Bay of LA. I am getting little to no info from my friends, who normally wear me out with texts, FB posts, etc.
 

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Starting order for today, towards the bottom, what does "NHY" mean?

: 78 Miss CP 5/5 Spec. Jack Bassett FORD F-100 78 Vintage Open Truck, Rear Leafs
: 619 NHY 3/5 Spec. Florian Oger Chevy Nova 71 Vintage Production Cars
: 515 NHY 3/5 Spec. Heather Link VW Bug 69 Challenger Bugs
: 1595 NHY 2/5 Spec. Don Chase Dune Buggy.com Sidewinder 10 Evolution Prerun Trucks
: 1563 NHY 2/5 Spec. ross devlin kevco engineeri fourseater 15 Evolution Prerun Buggies
: 1400 NHY 2/5 Spec. Aaron Burruss Custom Truggy 96 Historic Truck and Truggy
: 832 NHY 2/5 Spec. Shannon Harwell Toyota Tundra 12 Evolution Prerun Trucks
: 301 NHY 2/5 Spec. Jeff Furrier Chevrolet S-10 87 Evolution Trophy Lite
: 298 NHY 2/5 Spec. Bill Nichols Polaris Xp 1000 15 Evolution Stock UTV
: 198 NHY 2/5 Spec. Kirk Van Matre Polaris Xp 1000 15 Evolution Stock UT
 

nimrod

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Must have little to no cell signal at Bay of LA. I am getting little to no info from my friends, who normally wear me out with texts, FB posts, etc.
Unless they get on the hotel wifi there's nothing except sat phone and a pay phone at the Mercado. The wifi gets easily overwhelmed.
 

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Starting order for today, towards the bottom, what does "NHY" mean?

: 78 Miss CP 5/5 Spec. Jack Bassett FORD F-100 78 Vintage Open Truck, Rear Leafs
: 619 NHY 3/5 Spec. Florian Oger Chevy Nova 71 Vintage Production Cars
: 515 NHY 3/5 Spec. Heather Link VW Bug 69 Challenger Bugs
: 1595 NHY 2/5 Spec. Don Chase Dune Buggy.com Sidewinder 10 Evolution Prerun Trucks
: 1563 NHY 2/5 Spec. ross devlin kevco engineeri fourseater 15 Evolution Prerun Buggies
: 1400 NHY 2/5 Spec. Aaron Burruss Custom Truggy 96 Historic Truck and Truggy
: 832 NHY 2/5 Spec. Shannon Harwell Toyota Tundra 12 Evolution Prerun Trucks
: 301 NHY 2/5 Spec. Jeff Furrier Chevrolet S-10 87 Evolution Trophy Lite
: 298 NHY 2/5 Spec. Bill Nichols Polaris Xp 1000 15 Evolution Stock UTV
: 198 NHY 2/5 Spec. Kirk Van Matre Polaris Xp 1000 15 Evolution Stock UT

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notime

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Working all days doing timing control zones , not too much chance to do some pics at least but will try tomorrow to post some

Will be at finish of SS3 at San Isidro before transit begins toward loreto


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URGENT COPS RACING IS LOOKING FOR A PRO AM STEERING RACK TROPHY TRUCK STYLE> THEY ARE IN LORETO! PLEASE LET US KNOW IF YOU HAVE ONE SO THEY CAN FINISH THE 2017 NORRA 1000!!!
 

y2kbaja

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No speed on the tracking page today. Bummer. Can't tell if the blip is moving or not.
 

notime

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We're at El Centenario on the SS3 finish for bikes, also cars went by next to us toward finish

So far Cameron Steele
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DiStefano
Ragland
Hough on that Toyota V8
Krueger prerunner
Dan Mac


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y2kbaja

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Bravo NORRA. I watched from home but it looks like you pulled off a great event. Bikes and Cars on different courses all the way south. Well done.

Yes, Congrats PAB on the win.
 

Mike321

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I really liked the addition of San Felipe this year. It made day one more fun.
 
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