May 09 2022
May 9, 2022

Baja SSV Morocco – 3rd edition

  • 08:00 AM
  • Merzouga - Morocco
160Days01Hour30Minutes13Seconds

The first Baja SSV ONLY in Morocco

We are the first to have a Baja course, American style, without roadbook, just a GPS track to follow. You will be able to race solo or with a co-driver. Dangers will be noted on the GPS track allowing you to drive safely and maximize this unique racing experience.

Description…

> 5 days of racing around Merzouga

> A night special stage

> Dunes and technical tracks

> No liaisons

> Start and finish in Merzouga

> 6 nights in half-board at a luxury hotel

> The course is specially designed for SSVs because there are no trucks, cars or bikes in the race

> A course designed and validated by professionals SSV co-drivers with an international experience

> Helicopter for your safety

> Medical team with 4×4 ambulances

> Sweeper truck

> Refueling during the stages*

*Not included in the registration fees

The course

Enjoy 5 days of racing around Merzouga in the south of Morocco with lots of dunes and technical tracks. 

The courses are specially designed for SSV.

Baja SSV 2022 1.1

Sunday May 8

Technical and administrative checks – Merzouga

Hôtel 

Monday May 9

Merzouga – Merzouga

DAY 1 296 kms
SS1 85 kms Pistes
SS2 76 kms Pistes
SS3 135 kms Pistes

Hôtel 

Tuesday May 10

Merzouga – Merzouga

DAY 2 210 kms
SS1 94 kms Pistes
SS2 66 kms Pistes + Dunes
Night stage 50 kms Pistes

Hôtel 

Wednesday May 11

Merzouga – Merzouga

DAY 3 243 kms
SS1 105 kms Pistes
SS2 41 kms Pistes
SS3 97 kms Pistes + Dunes

Hôtel 

Thursday May 12

Merzouga – Merzouga

DAY 4 252 kms
SS1 117 kms Pistes + Dunes
SS2 95 kms Pistes + Dunes
SS3 40 kms Dunes

Hôtel 

Friday May 13

Merzouga – Merzouga

DAY 5 50 kms
SS1 30 kms Dunes
SS2 20 kms Dunes

Award ceremony party

Hôtel 

Categories

Series

The main technical criteria for the Series category:

Radiator and intercooler Original but can be moved
Turbo Original
Fuel tank and pipes Original authorised
Suspension Springs are free but you must keep the original amount
Shocks are free but must keep the original amount
Driven suspension authorised
Wishbones and suspension arms. Basic strenghtening authorised.
Chassis Original
Helmet EC Homologated
Race Suit Flame resistant compulsory
Track width 1.9 m maximum
Brakes Original
Rollcage Original but must have reinforcements
Mud flaps Compulsory
Seats Competition seats are compulsory
Harnesses 4 points harnesses compulsory
Hans Device Compulsory
Protection nets Protection nets for driver and co-driver are compulsory
Extinguisher At least 1 x 2 kgs extinguisher is compulsory
Towing hook 1 towing hook at the front and at the rear are compulsory
Windscreen A windscreen or mesh-screen can be added
Circuit breaker Compulsory
Lights 2 extra stop lights and 1 fog light is compulsory
Tyres Free
Rims Original size
Spare wheel 1 spare wheel minimum, 2 recommended

Open

The main technical criteria for the open category:

Radiator and intercooler Free
Turbo Free
Fuel tank and pipes Free but if not original must be motorsport homologated
Suspension Springs and shocks are free
Driven suspension authorised
Wishbones and suspension arms can be upgraded
Chassis Free
Helmet EC Homologated
Race suit Flame resistant compulsory
Track width Free width
Brakes Free
Rollcage Must be motorsport homologated
Mud flaps Compulsory
Seats Competition seats are compulsory
Harnesses 4 points harnesses compulsory
Hans Device Compulsory
Protection nets Protection nets for driver and co-driver are compulsory
Extinguisher At least 1 x 2 kgs extinguisher is compulsory
Windscreen A windscreen or mesh-screen can be added
Towing hooks 1 towing hook at the front and at the rear compulsory
Circuit breaker Compulsory
Lights 2 extra stop lights and 1 fog light are compulsory
Tyres & Rims Free
Spare wheel 1 spare wheel minimum, 2 recommended

Registration fees:

Driver3550

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Co-Driver850

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Service person850

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What’s included:

  • 5 days of competition in Morocco
  • 6 nights in half-board at a luxury hotel in Merzouga
  • Prize giving party/dinner
  • Organisation public liability insurance
  • Tracks
  • A gift

What is not included:

  • The transfer of the competitors and the vehicle to the
    start of the event and return
  • The vehicle and its insurance
  • Medical repatriation insurance (compulsary)
  • Rental of the tracking system (400€)
  • Mechanical assistance
  • Fuel
  • Lunches
  • Drinks

Logistics:

To make participation at the Baja easier, we will organise transport solutions for SSV’s and equipment.
There will be different collection points in Europe.
The transporters will collect the SSV’s, deliver them to the start, stay at the event and then bring the SSV’s back to Europe.

Participants:
We can organize transfers from the airport to the hotel for participants. 

Health and security:

Covid pandemic

  • Strict health protocol in accordance with Moroccan government guidelines
  • Additional health guidelines and procedures from
    the organisers

 

Safety and medical plan

  • Helicopter
  • Stella tracking system in each vehicle
  • Team of European and Moroccan emergency doctors
  • Two 4×4 ambulances
  • A Polaris Ranger ambulance
  • A road ambulance
  • Recovery team (return to the tarmac)
  • Collaboration with the Moroccan authorities for all security aspects

 

Registrations are now open! For more information and registration forms contact:
Chris Armelin
+447966207715
info@bajassvmorocco.com

 

Registrations close on 8th April 2022


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