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Agua Dulce, Calif.:
The bikes and cars were on separate courses on day 4, but both had another tough day covering nearly 300 total miles. Typical of the Mexican 1000, there were some who dropped down in the standings, some who gained positions, and some who, despite their best efforts, remained locked in a tight battle with their nearest competitor.

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April 25, 2017 (Agua Dulce, Calif.):
Day 2 of the NORRA Mexican 1000 had both the bikes and the cars running south along the coast all the way to El Huerfanito before turning southwest towards highway one at Chapala. They run a transit stage down the highway until El Crucerito and the Mag 7 pit. The shared course then heads farther west in the dirt until it makes a split. The bikes continue southwest until they reach the Pacific coast. From there they head south until another splash of fuel in the Mag 7 pit on the highway. With still more miles to go, they make their way to the finish in Guerrero Negro. The day 2 total mileage for bikes was 270.80 miles.

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Day 1 of racing kicked off at the 50th anniversary of the NORRA Mexican 1000. Today’s course that travelled from Ensenada to San Felipe had a little bit of everything. Even before the bikes and cars left the line there was an incredible atmosphere. Watching every type and year of vehicle approach the line was a treat for anyone who loves offroad racing. So many unique vehicles compete in the Mexican 1000. Interesting bikes included the sidecar entry of Chris Kemp with monkey Joe Delucie, and the couple riding double again this year, Kevin and Michelle Busch.

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Reno, Nevada
– With the overwhelming interest from women across the globe, the Rebelle Rally announced the International Cup for the 2017 edition of the event.   Already, six international teams are confirmed, with several others actively working to participate.

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SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CALIF
– The year was 1967. The place was the Tijuana Bullring By The Sea. The occasion was an eclectic group of pioneers gathering for the first professional off-road race in history – the inaugural NORRA Mexican 1000.

PCI-Race-Radios-Logo-4-6-16Agua Dulce, Calif.: Not only is P.C.I. Race Radios the official race radio of the 50th Anniversary NORRA Mexican 1000, but they are also big time participants. Scott Steinberger will be racing again this year; driving with Dave Sykes in the Fodge; an historic truck that is part Ford, and part Dodge. Sharlene Miscik will be Co-Driving with Luke Babb and George Peters on the 3 Donkey’s Racing Team entry, and Matt Banuelos and his friend Nick will be helping NORRA on their bikes as members of the sweep crew.   

off-road race spectating
If you happen to find yourself at an off-road race where the temperatures are approaching the triple digits, take a lesson from these fans at the 2017 Dakar Rally who found the perfect off-road spectating spot.

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In 2016, Team Ryan Millen and the Rally RAV4 proved that a stock powertrain, front-wheel-drive RAV4 can be quite potent. This season, the Toyota Rally RAV4 and Millen are gearing up for more competition in 2017.  Armed with new navigator and co-driver, Rhianon Gelsomino, the team will compete in the newly formed American Rally Association (ARA) series.  In addition, the team will compete in select Rally America and NASA Rally Sport races.

SEMA-Logo-1-3-13Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Senate joined the House of Representatives in reintroducing the Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports Act of 2017 (RPM Act). The bipartisan bill (S.203), introduced by Senator Richard Burr (R-NC), protects Americans’ right to modify street cars and motorcycles into dedicated race vehicles and industry’s right to sell the parts that enable racers to compete.

The RPM Act is cosponsored by 14 members of the U.S. Senate. The bill ensures that transforming motor vehicles into racecars used exclusively in competition does not violate the Clean Air Act.  

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Leandro Torres and co-driver Lourival Roldan have become the very first Dakar SSV class winners, taking the 2017 title in their factory Xtreme Plus Polaris RZR1000XT machine by 4 hours and 42 minutes.