Saturday April 7 2018
San Felipe, Baja California, Mexico
Here are the starting rules for the Baja 500, this is why RG is racing the SF250
The 2018 Start position order for each event will be determined as follows:
• San Felipe 250 –There will be a draw to determine the in-class start order for all classes.
• 50th Baja 500 – San Felipe 250 results will determine the in-class starting order.
To summarize the above, start positions for the San Felipe 250 will be a draw and your results from the San Felipe 250 will determine the start positions for the 50th Baja 500. Start positions for the Tijuana SCORE Desert Challenge will be a draw. Your result from the Tijuana SCORE Desert Challenge will determine your Baja 1000 start position unless you are in a SEMA Qualifying class.
NOTE: Refer to the 50th Baja 500 and Baja 1000 sections below for additional details on how the In-Class Start Order will be administered for each event. Prior to each event, refer to the Schedule of Events to learn more about the specific registration time and day deadlines for that event.
50th Baja 500
The Driver of Record/Rider of Record (DOR/ROR) that finishes first in class in the San Felipe event will start first in their respective class at the 50th Baja 500. The DOR/ROR that finishes second in class in the San Felipe will start second in their respective class at the 50th Baja 500 and so on. If a team uses an alternate driver or rider in the San Felipe event, the official DOR/ROR will be the one that is given the start position at the 50th Baja 500.
Draw # 1 – If a San Felipe 250 entry finished as a DNF they will be entered into a drawing to determine their 50th Baja 500 start positions in their respective classes. This group will start behind the teams credited with a finish at the San Felipe race.
Draw # 2 - Teams not entered in the San Felipe 250 event that register and pay fees in full before the 50th Baja 500 online registration deadline will be entered into Drawing #2 and will start behind the San Felipe finishers and teams in Draw #1.
NOTE: Start positions earned at San Felipe 250 will be reserved only until the draw date for the 50th Baja 500. San Felipe participants who do not register before the draw deadline will be placed in Draw #2. San Felipe participants who do not register and pay before the close of the on-line registration will be treated as a Late Race Entry.
Late Race Entries (received after the online registration deadline date and time) will be in the order the entry was received behind the San Felipe 250 participating teams and those who met the online registration requirement to be in the draw.
Lot's of dead TTs showing.
so, unofficially if RG can bring home the FixOrRepairfrequantlyDaily he might start the 500 23rd'ish
MM 251.8 @54.1 mph
oh my, most everyone in front of Sheldon in the ARCA race has rookie strips
Sheldon to 3rd
RG rm 288
MM303 @63 mph
RG has finished , waiting for podium interview
Kimmy Burton's son Harrison is drafting Sheldon
It's a bit muddy out there, for sure. Good old NW mud!