May 4th & 5th, 2012
Albuquerque, New Mexico
IRC Tracking: IRC Tracking form is now available. Click here to download:
Course Description: Cinco de Baja is hosted by the New Mexico Off Road League and is the first race in the Trail-Gear Western Regional Ultra4 Series. The course will consist of five 40 mile laps primarily featuring fast desert racing. Each lap will feature a 10 mile rock race detour exclusively for the 4400,4500 and 4600 vehicles.
Lodging/Camping: Race teams will be able to dry camp (no water or electrical hook ups) on site at race location. Race location is approximately 12 miles outside of Rio Rancho, NM. Rio Rancho has several lodging options available. There will be port-a-johns and food vendors on site for race day. Teams can pit out of RVs/Trailers at main pit area. See map below for race location.
Weather: The weather in Rio Rancho is a similar desert climate to Johnson Valley with temperatures between 80-110 during the day and between 45 and 70 at night. There is no shade and potential for strong winds. Teams should be prepared with plenty of water and sun block.
Fees: $575 for Ultra4 drivers with a guaranteed $10,000 purse, paying out to 3rd place. $400 for EMC (4500&4600 classes). Purse will be 60% payback to the class winners and significant contingency from Smittybilt. IRC Tracking will be required for this race. When fees and application are available they will be posted here.
All Ultra4 and Every Man Challenge drivers must complete their registration via Ultra4:
Click here to download the 2012 Cinco De Baja Entry Form
- Friday May 4th, 2012
o 3:00 PM Tech Inspection, Vendor Row, Contingency Opens
Outside of Gardunos Restaurant 2100 Louisiana Blvd. NE at Winrock Mall
Live DJ, and party on the Patio of Gardunos until 11PM
o 7:00PM Ultra4 Driver’s Meeting at Gardunos Restaurant
o 11:00PM Tech Inspection closes
- Saturday May 5th, 2012
o 8:30 AM Driver’s Meeting: Course Location to be announced April 15th, 2012
o 10:00 AM Parade Lap – Top Speed 35MPH – No Pre-Running
o 12:00PM Staging
o 1:00PM Start of Cinco De Baja race
o 9:00PM Race Course Closes
o 10:00PM Awards Ceremony
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