Experience the Ultimate Baja Off-Road Adventure: Register Now for the Yokohama NORRA 500


AGUA DULCE, CALIF. - July 10, 2023 - NORRA is thrilled to announce the highly anticipated Yokohama NORRA 500, set to take place on October 19-22, 2023. Registration is now open. Secure your spot today by visiting

Prepare yourself for an extraordinary adventure, starting with technical inspection on October 19th. The race begins on Friday, October 20th, departing from Ensenada and heading towards the scenic destination of San Felipe. Participants will navigate the renowned Baja terrain, culminating in a Day 1 in San Felipe. Afterward, all participants will enjoy an overnight stay and join the Day 1 San Felipe Finishers Party. On Saturday, Day #2, the excitement continues as the route takes participants through the stunning Dunes of San Felipe, unveiling an entirely new path back to Ensenada.

To secure a prime starting position on Day #1 of the competition, ensure you register early. NORRA operates on a first-come, first-served basis, allowing you to secure your class and starting position.

Exciting news for the Pro Turbo and Pro 2000 Classes: Winners can look forward to a $10,000 USD payout per class. Starting positions for Day #1 will be determined through draw order which will take place September 1, while finishing positions from Day #1 will establish the grid for Day #2.

Additionally, Speed UTV is offering a comprehensive support program for any Speed UTV entered in the race. Join the Speed team for the ultimate two-day adventure in Baja. If you've always dreamed of experiencing Baja, contact Speed UTV directly at to be part of their team and receive support. Please note that for the NORRA 500, only 75 spots are available to Speed customers.

The NORRA 500 introduces an exciting new class: the Production 4-seat UTV. This class welcomes production 4 seaters that meet minimum safety standards, including a roof, fire extinguishers, medical kit, window nets, and five-point harnesses. It's the perfect class for an unforgettable family experience!

Registered participants will receive regular updates directly from NORRA, ensuring they are well-informed leading up to the event. NORRA understands the rising costs associated with racing but remains committed to supporting racers by maintaining entry fees at 2022 prices. There will be no increase in entry fees for the 2023 NORRA 500. Moreover, flexible payment plans are available, allowing you to pay in installments. The earlier you sign up, the more time you have to finance your entry fees. Don't miss this chance to experience the thrill of Baja!

Unlike the legendary NORRA 1000, the NORRA 500 is a two-day event that starts and concludes in Ensenada, Baja Mexico, making logistics simpler. Whether you're a seasoned Baja racer or a first-time participant, the NORRA 500 promises a unique blend of competition, fun, and enjoyment. It's the perfect event to share with friends and family, providing an opportunity to immerse yourself in the incredible beauty, food, and culture of Baja. Don't miss this chance to participate in your first Baja race at the Yokohama NORRA 500. If you don't have a race vehicle, consider entering the safari class for street-legal vehicles. You'll embark on a guided tour that showcases key points of interest, allows you to witness the racers in action, and provides an opportunity to celebrate alongside Baja legends, current professionals, and fellow enthusiasts.

Join us in Baja for an unforgettable experience filled with fun and competition, embodying the spirit of NORRA events. Visit for all the information you need about the Mexican 1000 and Mexican 500. Since 1967, NORRA has been at the forefront of sanctioned off-road racing in Baja. Discover firsthand how NORRA creates enduring memories of thrilling adventures. Experience the same sense of wonder and awe that inspired the early thrill seekers of the 1960s by joining NORRA in Baja. As NORRA honors the past while forging the future, you won't want to miss out. Sign up today!

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The National Off-Road Racing Association (NORRA) was founded in 1967 and has been instrumental in creating and organizing off-road racing in Baja, Mexico. NORRA events provide participants with extraordinary adventures and memories that last a lifetime. To learn more about NORRA and its events, please visit

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