Rally School

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Rally School

Rallye Raid style race in Mexico

A truly unique race in

North America

 

March 17-22, 2019

 

Sonora, Mexico

Sonora Rally Navigation School

December 8TH and 9TH 2018

San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora, Mexico

 

LIMITED TO 20 PARTICIPANTS

 

*ADVANCED ROUTES PROVIDED FOR THOSE WITH PREVIOUS RALLY EXPERIENCE

 

 

 

Sonora Rally navigation school will combine classroom training with practical application road book exercises, in the nearby Altar desert and dunes. The road books will be designed by Dakar veteran Scott Whitney and instruction will be provided by two-time Dakar Rally winner and Sonora Rally Organizer Darren Skilton.

 

The school is perfect for first time rally enthusiasts as well as experienced racers looking for a tune up before racing Sonora Rally. There will be classroom instruction Saturday and Sunday mornings, followed by practical road book training in the desert.

 

Sunday morning instruction class on Rally Protocol is also perfect for those interested in volunteering on Sonora Rally. Learn how to run a checkpoint, fill out time cards and how to help riders and racers on the event. This instruction will also be available in Spanish from Sonora Rally Operations manager, Rodo Fernandez.

 

Topics covered:

• Road book basics

• HP Navigation

• Dakar Tricks and Dune Racing tips

• Rally protocol

 

 

SCHEDULE:

 

SATURDAY, DEC 8th

Registration: 9am

Class Start: 10am

Break for Lunch: 12 Noon

Dune Training: 1:30pm - 5pm

 

SUNDAY, DEC 9th

Class Start: 8am

Break for Lunch 12 Noon

Dune Training: 1:30pm - 4pm

 

COST: Two Day School

$550 ($200 credit upon entry to the 2019 Sonora Rally)

Car participants with multiple people in vehicle please contact Darren for additional details.

 

INCLUDED: Two mini stage roadbooks, Classroom Instruction, Practical Dune Training, Use of Rally Comp Device, Sonora Rally T-Shirt, Saturday DInner at Bohemio

 

NOT INCLUDED: Hotel, Food (except Sat Dinner), Vehicle or Bike to run stages equipped with rally odometer, Fuel, Mexico Insurance

*NOTE: 4x4 vehicles must be street legal with at least 31 inch tires

*NO COST FOR SONORA RALLY VOLUNTEERS - SUNDAY CLASSROOM ONLY

 

HOTEL

Araiza Hotel - San Luis Rio Colorado (map)

Approximately $80-$100 per night includes great breakfast

Contact: Rosa Icela Felix to confirm reservation for hotel: rfelix@araizahoteles.com PLEASE NOTE SONORA RALLY SCHOOL in the subject line of your email

 

 

TO REGISTER FOR SCHOOL CONTACT DARREN SKILTON: BAJAAUTOMOTIVE@YAHOO.COM

w/ Name, Contact Info and Number of Participants.