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First Ever Rally-Raid in Baja Presented by KLIM









Baja the most prestigious name in off-road racing. Klim is a proud sponsor to the first Rally-Raid in Baja CA, Mexico the highly anticipated event that is bringing the biggest names to the racing world south of the boarder for this event. Welcome ceremony kicking off in Ensenada October 3rd & run till October 6th.

Come support the finest in Baja -



BAJA RALLY SCHEDULE
(Subject to change)

Thursday October 3: San Nicolas Hotel, Ensenada
5:00PM- 10:00PM- Welcome Ceremony and Media Reception
Baja Rally will host a special ceremony to thank the Ensenada Municipality and agencies for supporting the BAJA RALLY. Riders will be present with their rally bikes on display. A no-host buffet dinner will immediately follow the reception.

***Special Room Rate $62.00 (US) for 2 large Beds. Come see why San Nicolas is known as the classiest hotel in Ensenada.

Friday Oct 4: El Palomar Campgrounds, Santo Tomas, BC
(Medium strength cell signal- no Wi-Fi)

9:00AM: Check-in, Registration and Technical Inspection Opens
(BAJA RALLY officials’ compound located at bottom of entrance driveway)

4:00PM: Deadline for all participants to “check in”. All participants and their bikes must be present and ready for registration and inspection (time penalties apply for late check-in, minute for minute)
***Road books for day 1 will issued at 4:00PM for registered riders, thereafter as riders clear tech inspection.

6:00PM: Registration and inspection closes

6:30PM: Mandatory riders meeting located at dance floor inside campground
(support crews and media welcome)
***DISQUALIFICATION for missing

7:30PM: Mandatory ***riders’ dinner located inside El Palomar Restaurant
***Registered riders ONLY; Absolutely NO support crew, families or media.
***SPECIAL road book review will take place prior to dinner being served
Riders will choose between 3 meal options at check in.
***1-hour penalty for being late
***DISQUALIFICATION for missing

7:30PM: Support crew meeting at dance floor inside campground
***Support crews will be briefed on the safety, compliance, service route and bivouacs

9:30PM: Pre-Rally activities conclude. Campground goes on quiet mode, no music.

Saturday October 5th: El Palomar Campground, Santo Tomas, BC
5:00 AM: Food service opens inside campgrounds.
Buffet style breakfast with fruit, oatmeal, yogurt, scrambled eggs, toast.
***Complimentary for registered riders and BAJA RALLY officials.

6:00AM- Riders meeting. Final safety comments and Q&A.
(support crews and media welcome)

6:30 AM: Staging begins for Day 1 (TBA)
*Start of special stage 1 (TBA) will be within 1 mile of campground.
Riders receive their check-in GPS units and special way point notes.

7:00AM: Start of special stage 1- First 20 bikes leave the start spaced by 2 minute gaps. Last 20 bikes leave the start spaced by 1-minute gaps.

8:00AM: All bikes have departed

Saturday October 5: El Paraiso Hotel- Colonet, BC
(Strong cell signal, hosted Wi-Fi)

10:00AM- Bivouac opens to support crews, parking spaces assigned (TBD)
***Bivouac area will be secured and closed to non wrist-banded spectators

1:30 PM- Estimated arrival of first bikes to finish.
***Arriving riders processed through post-stage compliance procedure, GPS units and road books confiscated. Day 2 road books issued during this process.

Hotel rooms assigned to riders (TBA)
***Re-fueling service open

4:00PM- Food service opens to riders and support crews.
***Complimentary for registered riders and BAJA RALLY officials.

8:00PM- Official times and results posted for day 1.
Optional post-stage riders meeting

9:30PM- Food service closes

10:00PM- Bivouac goes on quiet mode. No music.

Sunday, October 6th El Paraiso Hotel- Colonet, BC

5:00 AM: Food service opens
***Complimentary for registered riders and BAJA RALLY officials.

6:00 AM: Mandatory riders meeting located inside El Paraiso restaurant
***Riders only. Official starting order finalized.

6:30 AM: Staging begins for day 2. Starting order determined by lowest net cumulative elapsed time from day 1 (includes any time penalties)
Riders receive their check-in GPS units and special way point notes.

7:00AM: Start of Day 2- First 20 bikes leave the start spaced by 2 minutes Last 20 bikes leave the start spaced by 1-minute.

8:00AM: All bikes have departed for day 2

Sunday October 6th Santa Maria Hotel- San Quintin, BC

10:00AM- Bivouac opens to support crews, parking spaces assigned (TBD)
***Bivouac area will be secured and closed to non wrist-banded spectators

1:30 PM- Estimated arrival of first bikes to finish.
***Arriving riders processed through post-stage compliance procedure, GPS units and road books confiscated. Hotel rooms assigned to riders (TBA)

4:00PM- Food service opens to riders and support crews.
***Complimentary for registered riders and BAJA RALLY officials.

6:00PM-Official times and results begin to be posted for event.
Optional post-stage riders meeting

6:30PM- Mandatory press conference for top 5 finishers
Located inside media center.

7:30PM- Award Ceremony

9:30PM- Complimentary food service closes.

10:00 PM- Baja Rally officially concludes.
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