GENERAL TIRE NORRA MEXICAN 1000

We have returned off-road motorsports to its roots — comaraderie, hot rodding and fun! The Mexican 1000 Rally is a fully-supported on-road/off-road rally open to vintage and alternative fueled vehicles. It will be excitement-filled, with high-performance driving, incredible scenery and world-class adventure.

Racers, start your wrenches! The 2015 General Tire Norra Mexican 1000 will run from Sunday, April 26 through Wednesday, April 29, 2015. Registration will begin at noon on January 1, 2015. Watch this page for more information.

View the press release for more details about the new event formatting.

MORE RALLY — MORE DIRT — MORE CHALLENGE Check out our Cortez Challenge page for details about an exciting, new, combined event.


Hotels

ALL hotel reservations and accommodations necessary to compete in the rally are to be made by individual race teams at their expense.

Click on the city below for a list of hotels

Medical and Liability Insurance:

Vehicle Drivers and Co-Drivers will be banded with a wristband for Medical and Liability Insurance - a policy provided by Instant Mexican Insurance. Please understand the limitations of this insurance by reading the policy. Read the Policy

Medical:

  • Covers accidents that happen on the course ONLY
  • Does NOT cover the race vehicle or damages
  • Racer on racer accidents on course are covered under same medical terms but without liability coverage
  • Does NOT cover accidents that involve illegal drugs
  • ONLY covers $5000 in medical stabilization in Mexico (the insured covers flights or transportation to get back into US)

Schedule

  Cars Bikes
Fri. April 24   Tech Inspection in Ensenada
Sat. April 25 Tech Inspection in Ensenada Ensenada to El Rosario
Sun. April 26 Ensenada to Bay of L.A. El Rosario to San Ignacio
Mon. April 27 Bahia de Los Angeles to Loreto San Ignacio to Loreto
Tue. April 28 Loreto to La Paz
Wed. April 29 La Paz to Cabo Corridor
 

Rules

Download the rules below. Be sure to review the vehicle rules to determine your correct category.
View the 2015 vehicle rules here. (Updated 1/8/2015)
View the 2014 general rules here. (2015 update coming soon)

Pricing

Driver of Record
Registration * $3,167
Wristband 140
NORRA Membership 75
 
Co-Driver
Wristband 140
NORRA Membership 75
 
Crew
Wristband 140
 
Friends and Family
Cabo Party Wristband 100

* Register in now for the best price! The registration fee goes up to $3,267 on April 1).
Cabo Party Wristbands will cost $125 if purchased in Baja.

Motorcycles - FREE PITS AND GAS!

MAG-7 Race Support - A NORRA Preferred Vendor

NORRA and MAG-7 race support ( www.mag7race.com ) will continue the tradition of a shared common history while being focused on the future. For 2015 MAG-7 will provide fully staffed and equipped fuel and service stops in the off-road sections. All motorcycles will again receive FREE support INCLUDING fuel at all MAG-7 service points. ALL four wheel vehicle classes will be supported as well and can specify spares hauling and fuel strategy as they wish. Visit mag7race.com for more information and. Signups for Mexican 1000 pit services will begin on the MAG-7 web site later in January.

Categories

Vintage eligibility

Vehicles that enter a vintage category must conform to the specific rules of the category entered and must meet one of the following criteria:

  • Must be built in 1992 or earlier
  • Beam cars (based on VW front beam axle) of any age, including new, are allowed to enter vintage categories
  • Production vehicles newer than 1992 may enter vintage categories as long as the body style on the vehicle was in production in 1992 or earlier

The maximum tire size for all Vintage categories is 35”.

Historic Trophy eligibility

The Historic Trophy category is for unlimited vehicles that are at least 20 years old. For 2015 this means 1995 and older. This category will use the Evolution route and will navigate by roadbook only (no gps trail will be provided for the Evolution route). The maximum tire size for the Historic Trophy category is 37”.

Evolution eligibility

Vehicles that do not meet the above criteria are welcome to enter an Evolution category. The maximum tire size for all Evolution categories is 37”.

Vintage Evolution Motorcycle and ATV
VOB Vintage Open Buggy RAWD Rally Raid AWD MMO Modern Open
VOB30Vintage Open Buggy 3.0l air, 2.5l H2OR2WDRally Raid 2WDMMLModern Lites
VOB22Vintage Open Buggy 2.2l max air onlyRPRODRally Raid ProductionMVOVintage Open
VBSWVintage Swing Axle BuggyHTTHistoric Truck/Truggy 20+ yrs oldMVLVintage Lites
V5-16Vintage Modified VW SedanEUNLUnlimited, less than 20 years oldMSVSuper Vintage
VVWVintage VW SedanEUNL4Ultra 4x4M50+50+
VPSVintage Production SedanEOB45Open Buggy 4.5lMELECElectric, no engine
VOTVintage Open Truck/SUVEOTOpen Truck/SUVMCBTClassic British Thumpers
VOT45Vintage Open Truck/SUV 4.5l maxEOT45Open Truck/SUV 4.5lM2ST2 Strokes
VOTRLVintage Open Truck/SUV with Rear Leaf SpringsE7100Mini Truck with rear leafs, 6 cylinderMSIDEMotorcycles with Side Cars
VOTRL45Vintage Open Truck/SUV w/Rear Leaf Springs 4.5l maxETLTrophy LiteATVATV (quads)
V108Vintage 108” Wheelbase 4x44-SEATBuggies with back seatsUTVUTV (side-by-side)
V108-77Vintage 108” Wheelbase 4x4, pre-78PRETrucks/SUV w/operational hinged doorsATC3-wheelers
VOT4x4Vintage Open Truck 4x4ELECElectric (no internal combustion)
VMEYERSVintage Genuine Meyers Manx vehicles

More Details Coming!

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