The longest rally on the Baja peninsula returns in 2023. A 4000+ km epic road trip and demanding adventure rally will await you. Experience California’s deserts, the Baja’s raw, untouched wilderness, cactus forests, rugged mountains and pristine beaches. 10 days of road trip madness awaits in January 2023. Learn more about the Baja XL.
January 2022 • The whacky road race from Budapest to Bamako returns once again. Test your skills, endurance and patience on this two week back breaking voyage from the heart of Europe to the soul of West Africa. Dash through mountain roads of Morocco, sand dunes of Mauritania and savannah roads of West Africa. Learn more about the Budapest-Bamako.
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Today organizers unveiled the official route of the longest and most difficult off-road event on the Baja peninsula, the Baja XL. The 10 day navigational competition and raid will take place between January 29th and February 7, 2021. As always the Baja XL will start from Los Angeles, touch the tip of the Baja peninsula[…]
Dates of the 2021 Baja XL have been announced today. The 3rd edition of the Baja XL formerly known as Baja 4000 will take place from January 29th, 2021 through February 7th, 2021. The ten day event will start from Los Angeles and finish in Los Angeles after a 4000km run across the Baja peninsula.[…]
Baja 4000 changes name to Baja XL offering a fresh approach to desert rallying and clarifying distance confusion
July 18, 2018 – The Baja 4000 has officially changed its name today to further differentiate itself from all the other Baja races on the peninsula. The 4000km long, 10 day amateur rally raid set to kick off in January 2019 will continue as Baja XL. „We feel the term XL gives us more flexibility[…]
Detailed route and stages of the 2019 Baja4000 will be announced on April 30th on Baja4000.org, Facebook and Youtube.
Dates of the 2019 Baja 4000 have been announced today. The 2nd Baja 4000 will take place from January 25th, 2019 through February 3rd, 2019. The ten day event will start from Los Angeles and finish in Los Angeles after a 4000km run across the Baja peninsula. The offroad navigational and endurance rally is open[…]
Extreme mud and storms make the Baja 4000 even more challenging. Only 50 participants crossed the finish line out of the starting 213. Even though the extremely difficult challenge was further complicated by political unrest and unusually harsh rainstorms, the rally ended without incident or injury in Los Angeles on January 22, 2017. The final[…]
Organizers have announced the detailed route of the Baja 4000 The world’s largest amateur rally is relocating to Mexico for a year. April 19, 2016, Los Angeles – Organizers of the first Baja 4000 have announced the official route of their next marathon rally, which is scheduled for January 2017. The creators of the world’s[…]
Organizers of the Baja 4000 rally are expected to announce the detailed route plan and daily stages of the 2017 Baja 4000. The route will be publised on Baja4000.org and BamakoAdventures.com on April 15th, 2016.
Baja 4000 Is On January 13-22, 2017. Entries are opening on March 7th, Monday. After weeks of speculation the rally’s dates have been announced. “Traditionally our rallies have always started the same weekend as the Dakar ends. This year we also wanted to accommodate our friends at the King Of The Hammers”, said Andrew G.[…]
The spirit of the Budapest-Bamako Rally lives on in new adventures around the world. The next such road rally is the Baja 4000 which already is promising to be 4 times more fun than the original Baja 1000.