The Baja Rally: Battle to the Bitter End

The Baja Rally: Battle to the Bitter End

Riders gathered in the sun, looking far less exhausted than at the other finish lines. They were waiting to caravan back to the San Nicolas Hotel & Casino, after the final brutal day of the BAJA RALLY. Maybe it was the relief from knowing this was the end which made them seem so weightless. No longer burdened by the next […]

October 17, 2017 at 10:02 am 0 comments

The Baja Rally: This Is Why We Rally

The Baja Rally: This Is Why We Rally

Special Stage 3 opened among boulders, Saguaro cacti, miles upon miles of sand and slithering creatures. It was a new day and some racers had time to make up from previous stages. One most notably by outstanding newcomer (can we still call him that?) Garrett Poucher who earned a 10-minute penalty on SS1 and, the following afternoon, exceeded expectations by […]

October 17, 2017 at 9:54 am 0 comments

The Baja Rally: Special Stage 2 Is the Longest Route Yet

The Baja Rally: Special Stage 2 Is the Longest Route Yet

With over 400 kilometers under their tires, Baja Rally racers battled far more than their road books on Special Stage 2. Increasing heat, a rapidly evolving landscape, and sheer distance burdened every rotation of their tires. Even the Media team had it rough in the morning – overcoming a flat tire with the valiant assistance of Baja Pits and the […]

October 13, 2017 at 4:11 pm 0 comments

The Baja Rally: It’s All Uphill from Here

The Baja Rally: It’s All Uphill from Here

What the BAJA RALLY is famous for isn’t the incredible staff, the unity among adversaries, its dedication to preserving Baja’s environment and propelling their economy, or even the high standard of safety – though these qualities are all apparent. The racers go home raving about the route. How it challenged even the most accomplished riders and drivers. When the navigation […]

October 13, 2017 at 4:09 pm 0 comments

The Baja Rally: Let the Games Begin

The Baja Rally: Let the Games Begin

The BAJA RALLY had a lot of fun preparing this year’s Prologue stage adding to the navigational challenge and slowing the pace as riders and drivers selected their lines cautiously around race-ending ruts left behind from summer storms. But, as always, the trials only added to the fun! Las Cañadas Campamento – an adventure park carved out of Baja’s wilderness […]

October 13, 2017 at 4:05 pm 0 comments

The Baja Rally: Their Biggest Challenge is BAJA!

The Baja Rally: Their Biggest Challenge is BAJA!

October 9, 2017, marks the 5th installment of North America’s premiere rally raid, and it’s going to be a doozy. Look out world, the BAJA RALLY is back and ready to rumble! And they’re challenging Baja’s rugged wilderness to a knife fight, naming glory as their prize. The BR team has changed the rules a bit and added velocity to […]

October 13, 2017 at 4:02 pm 0 comments