The Baja 1000, known as “the mother of all desert races”,  is a Mexican off-road motorsport race held each year on the Baja California Península and it was founded by Ed Pearlman in 1967.

The first official race was called NORRA Mexican 1000 Rally, an 849 miles long journey from Tijuana-La Paz held on October 31st 1967.

The overall winning time was 27 hours & 38 minutes on a Meyers Manx buggy driven by Vic Wilson and Ted Mangels.

It’s the oldest and most well known of all desert races, and continues to bring in people from all over the world: US, México, Italy, Peru, China, Greece, Mónaco, France, Russia, Sweden to name a few of the countries.

There are various PRO and Sportsman classes for motorcyles, utvs, cars, quads and trucks.

This year, the 52nd edition will be a single loop race of 800.5 miles on the rough terrain of the Northern part of Mexico’s magnificent Baja California Peninsula.

Over 250 entries expected to compete next November 22nd in Ensenada,replicas relojes Baja California México.


Cóndor Baja Tours/Jano's team KTM race bike for the 52nd edition of the Baja 1000.

Jano Montoya’s & Cóndor Baja Tours’ team KTM race bike for the 52nd edition of Baja 1000.