India Baja 2017: The Next Frontier
Close on the heels of its impressive debut at the Dakar 2017, Hero MotoSports Team Rally's next frontier brings them to their home turf with the India BAJA 2017 rally scheduled from 7-9th April this year. This will be the Team’s second rally raid on the Indian soil after the podium finish at the Maruti Suzuki Desert Storm in Rajasthan, in February but for the Portuguese ace rider Joaquim Rodrigues, popularly known as “JRod”, India BAJA will mark his grand debut on the Indian rally scene.
In its second year, the India BAJA rally, now a Dakar Challenge event, will test over 70 riders with the extreme sands, large dune crossings and extremely high temperatures over the two days starting from 8th April, 2017. With about 400 kms of special stages and over 150 kms of transport sections and not to forget, the non – stop riding through the day, India BAJA is expected to pose a formidable challenge to the competitors.