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.
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
- 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)
|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|
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)
|Driver of Record|
Friends and Family
|Cabo Party Wristband||100|
* Register in January for the best price! Begining February 1, the registration fee goes up $100 each month ($3,067 in February, $3,167 in March, $3,267 in April).
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.
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”.
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|
|VOB30||Vintage Open Buggy 3.0l air, 2.5l H2O||R2WD||Rally Raid 2WD||MML||Modern Lites|
|VOB22||Vintage Open Buggy 2.2l max air only||RPROD||Rally Raid Production||MVO||Vintage Open|
|VBSW||Vintage Swing Axle Buggy||HTT||Historic Truck/Truggy 20+ yrs old||MVL||Vintage Lites|
|V5-16||Vintage Modified VW Sedan||EUNL||Unlimited, less than 20 years old||MSV||Super Vintage|
|VVW||Vintage VW Sedan||EUNL4||Ultra 4x4||M50+||50+|
|VPS||Vintage Production Sedan||EOB45||Open Buggy 4.5l||MELEC||Electric, no engine|
|VOT||Vintage Open Truck/SUV||EOT||Open Truck/SUV||MCBT||Classic British Thumpers|
|VOT45||Vintage Open Truck/SUV 4.5l max||EOT45||Open Truck/SUV 4.5l||M2ST||2 Strokes|
|VOTRL||Vintage Open Truck/SUV with Rear Leaf Springs||E7100||Mini Truck with rear leafs, 6 cylinder||MSIDE||Motorcycles with Side Cars|
|VOTRL45||Vintage Open Truck/SUV w/Rear Leaf Springs 4.5l max||ETL||Trophy Lite||ATV||ATV (quads)|
|V108||Vintage 108” Wheelbase 4x4||4-SEAT||Buggies with back seats||UTV||UTV (side-by-side)|
|V108-77||Vintage 108” Wheelbase 4x4, pre-78||PRE||Trucks/SUV w/operational hinged doors||ATC||3-wheelers|
|VOT4x4||Vintage Open Truck 4x4||ELEC||Electric (no internal combustion)|
|VMEYERS||Vintage Genuine Meyers Manx vehicles|
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