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Baja Spain: 129 Starters in a very interesting entry-list - three Racing Lancer.



After closing the entry lists, the 28th. Baja Spain-Aragon 2011 (July 22.-24.) will have 129 vehicles in total. It is especially important the number of trucks that will be performing in the Baja.

Absents last year because of the regulations, this time the raids giants are back, demonstrating they are essential. There will be 12, the highest number ever in Baja in this category since they started in 2005; and they make this competition one of the most crowded in trucks together with the Dakar.

Concerning cars (71), Baja will receive the BMW X-Raid team, leaded by Russian Leonid Novitskiy, second last year; and the return of Filipe Campos, third in 2009. However, the most spectacular comeback would be starring Jean Louis Schlesser, French driver who was invincible from 1998 to 2002 and who won the race four times.

A special premiere will be the first private X-raid Mini All4 Racing. The portuguese Yser Racing team will start with a Mini, piloted by Bernardo Moniz da Maia and the beloved Joana Soto-Maior.

There will be also a "return of the Mitsubishi Racing Lancers". Three Mitsubishi are added to the entry-list, all driven by dutch drivers (Erik Wevers, Bernhard Ten Brinke and Gert Huzink.

Moreover, Baja will have a 100% woman team, composed by Marta Súria and Pilar Barceló, whose goal is to initiate themselves in raids in order to enter the Dakar. Marta, who raced many years in Clio Cup or Mini Challenge in circuits, faces a raid for the first time in her life after some performances in Spanish Rally Championship this last season.

Nevertheless, this is not the first time the Baja welcomes this kind of team, because Begoña Kaibel and Susi Cabal were the pioneers in Baja Montesblancos in 1983.

We will also be able to see Marc Blazquez (two times Baja World Cup winner), Francesc Termens (with a Volkswagen Amarok T1), Manolo Plaza or Enrique Bonafonte; also inside the Spanish Cross Country Rally Championship; as well as the Spanish Gravel Championship contenders, that will celebrate two rallyes at the same time as the Baja.

Entry list in two wheels categories is leaded by Marc Coma, current winner of the Dakar and also 2004 and 2008 Baja winner in bikes; followed by Marc Guasch (last year´s champion) and Gerard Farrés, who also got the victory two times in Zaragoza. Moreover, the young Joan Barreda will be back to try to get rid of the bad memories of last year, when he almost won the prize, and had to abandon because of some technical problems.

In quads, we will see again Óscar Romero, winner for the two last editions; young aragonese Mario Gajon and Xavier Montero (inside the Paris Hilton Racing Team project); together with French Maxime and Vincent Albira.

In buggies, tireless Miquel Vila, Young but already experienced in Baja, will face this time Jordi Llamas and Miguel Valero.

All of them have an appointment in Zaragoza from July 22nd to 24th. Their first stop: administrative and technical scrutineering in Motorland Aragon (Alcañiz), once again also home of the Super Special Stage.

2010/07/14 | 14:49 CET | ARTICLE: MR/HS/BAJASPAIN












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Rally dos Sertões: Paulo Gonçalves clinches victory in SS04 - the longest stage. | 27.08.2014 23:32 |




Desafío Inca: German manufacturer battle - X-Raid Mini vs SAM Mercedes CC | 27.08.2014 19:26 |




Rally dos Sertões RESULTS: Overall results CARS & TRUCKS SS03 on Tuesday | 27.08.2014 18:33 |




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Rally dos Sertões VIDEO: Mitsubishi Petrobras Team crews SS03 on Tuesday | 27.08.2014 17:55 |




Rally dos Sertões: Both Ford Rangers reached top speeds above 175 km/h. | 27.08.2014 17:07 |




Rally dos Sertões VIDEO: Onboard with X-Rally Ford Ranger Baumgart / Cincea | 27.08.2014 16:35 |




Rally dos Sertões: Stagewin for Toyota´s Varela in S3 but Spinelli still leader. | 27.08.2014 16:19 |




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Rally dos Sertões: Marc Coma wins again in Bikes and remains the leadership. | 27.08.2014 15:35 |




Rally dos Sertões VIDEO: Mitsubishi Petrobras Team crews SS02 on Monday | 26.08.2014 19:14 |




Rally dos Sertões VIDEO: Official no comment rally video of SS02 on Monday | 26.08.2014 18:57 |




Baja Poland: X-raid with four Mini All4 Racing - chase for World Cup continues. | 26.08.2014 17:21 |




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Baja Poland VIDEO: Official trailer of the Baja Poland FIA CC World Cup 2014 | 26.08.2014 04:32 |




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Rallyraid: Kamaz Master legend Ilgizar Mardeev tragically died in an accident. | 26.08.2014 03:09 |




Rally dos Sertões RESULTS: Overall results CARS & TRUCKS SS02 on Monday | 26.08.2014 02:30 |




Rally dos Sertões RESULTS: Overall results BIKES & QUADS SS02 on Monday | 26.08.2014 01:59 |




Rally dos Sertões VIDEO: Driving onboard with Overdrive Toyota Hilux of Verala | 26.08.2014 01:46 |




Rally dos Sertões: Honda´s Paulo Goncalves wins second stage in the bikes. | 26.08.2014 01:28 |




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