Are you a big time fan of off road motorsports? Have you ever had the itch to do more than just ride your quad or tamely drive your sand rail somewhere like Ocotillo Wells? Maybe you’d enjoy rubbing shoulders with some of the biggest names in the off road motorsports community. Have we got news for you: the UTVUnderground, in conjunction with Horse Power Adventures will be presenting The Legends Rally at the end of September. The Legends Rally will be a happening where you’ll be able to do all the above, with an emphasis on quads/UTVs.
What Is The Legends Rally?
According to their announcement, The Legends Rally is “an exciting new, approachable off road adventure series in Baja.” The first ever Rally will be held September 23rd through the 25th and will be chock-full with events sure to get any off road enthusiast’s adrenaline pumping. These events will allow Rally participants to “explore the stunning beauty of Baja, while enjoying gourmet food and drink prepared by local chefs and craft spirit experts.”
The events at the inaugural Rally will be led off by such off road luminaries as Larry Ragland, Ivan Stewart, Larry Roeseler, and Walker Evans. These well-known off road motorsports professionals will be there to coach and share some of their experiences in motorsports with participants.
There are four distinct events planned for this year’s Rally. Each of these events will offer participants a different racing/driving route to hone their skills behind the wheel, or to just enjoy the route and the scenery. The event is being held at the well-known Horsepower Ranch which is located just outside Ensenada in a quiet little valley.
Matt Martelli, CEO at Mad Media stated “Our goal with this series is to preserve, celebrate, and share the culture of off-roading. The Legends Rally format is designed to introduce new people to our culture in a fun, exciting, and appropriate way. UTVs offer the perfect platform to explore Baja and our group will provide a fun, safe environment to experience something special with friends, family, and colleagues.”
Todd Clement, President and Co-Founder of Horsepower Adventures had this to say: “We are thrilled to partner with UTVUnderground for The Legends Rally! We’ve been missing an entry point for new people to come learn about the off-road culture in Baja for quite some time. We’re really looking forward to sharing the stunning beauty and food of Baja.”
About the Drivers That You Will Be Able to Meet at the Rally
Larry Roeseler competes in both motorcycle and Trophy Truck series off road racing series. He has won the Baja 1000 ten times and the Baja 500 an incredible 12 times. Ragland is number two on the list of top off road drivers, with five wins at the SCORE International Baja 500. The “Ironman” Ivan Stewart is also a legend in SCORE. Stewart began his racing career in 1973 at the Baja 300. Walker Evans has over 30 years of experience in off road, having retired from full-time racing back in 2000. Evans has 142 wins and 21 championships to his name and is considered one of the best off road racers ever.
If you’re interested in going to the first ever Legends Rally, hurry and book your reservations soon as space is limited and, as you can imagine, spots are going quickly.
Legends Rally Pine Forest Loop UTV Ride – Lazo de Bosque de Piños – September 23rd-25th, 2016
What: Legends Rally Pine Forest Loop UTV Ride – Lazo de Bosque de Piños
Where: Horsepower Ranch, Ensenada, MX
When: September 23rd-25th
Who: Come ride with Off-Road legend Larry Ragland through the stunning beauty of Baja
Featured Chef: Menu by Drew Deckman | Experience led by associate chef, Claudette Wilkins
Featured Spirit Expert: Aldo Santini Jr.
Riding Mileage: 150 miles
Cost: $1,500 per person (Includes food, hotel and rally entry)