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ROCK RACER
12-26-2007, 21:02
ROCK RACERS,

WELL THE ROCK RACING CRAWLED VERY WELL THIS PAST NOV 2007, AND SHANNON AND THE LEGEND DON CAMPBELL WHO JOINED US THIS YEAR NOW UNDERSTAND WHY WE CALL IT GTOROCKS HERE! ROGER AND BRAD LOVELL WHO WERE HERE FOR UROC MEXICO 2006 CAN ALSO VOUCH THAT WE KNOW HOW TO PARTY WITH CLASS.

SOME PHOTOS OF THE MXRRA ROCK RACING RALLY NOV 2007 EVENT (http://www.ajeepear.com/foros/index.php?showtopic=13078&st=20)

THE DATES FOR 2008 WILL BE OCT 31 - NOV 2. WE WILL HAVE
4-6 USA TEAMS (SHANNON CAMPBELL AND RJ BROWN HAVE ALREADY CONFIRMED!), RAGNAR ROBERTSSON FROM ISLAND AND TORE HANSEN FROM TEAM MAGIC ARE BOTH ON THE BOAT AS WELL AND READY TO ROCK!, PLUS 10 MEXICAN TEAMS WILL ALL BE COMPETING FOR THE $!

CLICK HERE TO SEE MORE DETAILS (http://www.mxrra.com/id18.html)

HEY TOMMY, EXTREMETOY, SVIEN, JEFF CARTER, ROCKSTAR...SO ARE YOU IN OR WHAT? WE CAN NOT HAVE THIS PARTY WITHOUT YOU AMIGOS HERE! WE HAVE PLENTY OF EVERYTHING DOWN HERE!

WE CAN TALK MORE IN DETAIL THIS SUMMER IN SKEIN.

SEE YOU SOON AMIGOS! MERRY XMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR!
PONCE :D

Tommy
12-26-2007, 21:51
Hello Ponce... How is Tores car transportet...
How about driving rules... sounds like a blast.. fill us in please...

ROCK RACER
12-26-2007, 22:35
HEY TOMMY,

HOW ARE YOU. WE ARE TALKING TO THE SAME PEOPLE THAT TRANSPORT SOME CARS FOR THE FIA WORLD RALLY (http://www.rallymexico.com), I WILL EMAIL YOU MORE DETAILS. AS FAR AS THE RULES, WELL THERE ARE NONE crossboned JUST GO FAST AND CRAWL WITH FINNESSE!

HERE ARE SOME GUIDELINES TO FOLLOW:
1- EACH TEAM HAS 7 MINUTES TO FINISH A GATE. IF YOU DO NOT COMPLETE A GATE, A 5 MINUTE PENALTY WILL BE ADDED TO YOUR SCORE SHEET FOR A TOTAL OF 12 MINUTES.
2- 12 MINUTES ARE PENALIZED IF 50% OR MORE OF YOUR VEHICLE GOES OUTSIDE OF THE COURSE.
3- 5 MINUTES ARE PENALIZED IF YOU TAKE OFF BEFORE THE GREEN FLAG IS WAVED.
4. 5 MINUTES ARE PENALIZED FOR USE OF A WINCH, TOW STRAPS, RAMPS, PULL PAL, O MOVING ROCKS.
5. THE CO-PILOT IS ALLOWED TO EXIT THE VEHICLE TO SPOT BUT IF HE DECIDES TO STAY OUTSIDE HE NEEDS TO CROSS THE FINISH POINT AS WELL. THE VEHICLE IS NOW ALLOWED TO RUN IF THE COPILOT IS STANDING IN FRONT.
6. TIME RUNS WHEN THE GREEN FLAG IS PASSED UNTIL YOU FULLY PASS THE CHECKERED FLAG.
7. EACH TEAM IS ALLOWED TO STUDY AND RUN THE GATE 1 HORA BEFORE THE COMPETITION BEGINS.
8. 2 MINUTES ARE PENALIZED IF EITHER THE DRIVER OR COPILOT FAIL TO WEAR THEIR HELMETS AND SEATBELTS. IF YOU DO THIS TWICE YOU AUTOMATICALLY DISQUALIFIED.
9. NO N.O.S. SISTEMAS ALLOWED.
10. THE TEAM WITH THE BEST TIME WINS!

ROCK RACING VIDEO (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jxX0OFjTOoA)

MXRRA ROCK RACING - STOCK RUN (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0zXYV9vzW5g)

PERSONALLY I KNOW YOUR RIGS WILL DO VERY WELL SINCE THEY ARE LIGHTWEIGHT AND HAVE A LOW CENTER OF GRAVITY

Tommy
12-28-2007, 07:53
So if I understand you rght.. you have seen our rigs..
Do we have a chance??
How about insurance??
Classes??
PartyThefingerThefingerThefinger

ROCK RACER
01-09-2008, 18:20
Hola Tommy,

Godt Nyttaar!

Of course your rigs have a chance! The low center of gravity and lightweight gives you a great advantage. We wish we had those here to race;)

Let me check on the insurance.

Tommy
01-09-2008, 18:30
price for bringing them over... have you heard anything??

Jeff Carter
01-10-2008, 11:23
sounds like fun -- but yeah how much ??? :)

ROCK RACER
01-19-2008, 20:41
Tommy and Jeff,

Still working on the shipping quotes. We have been a bit busy tyring to see if we can race the FIA WORLD RALLY 2008 (http://www.rallymexico.com/). I will post more info soon.

Snakkes!

ROCK RACER
01-19-2008, 20:44
XRRA® ROCK RACING 2008 SERIES (http://www.xrra.com/XRRA%20Pages/EventsPage.html):D

Holten
01-19-2008, 21:37
Here's a working link :)

http://www.xrra.com/XRRA%20Pages/EventsPage.html

ROCK RACER
01-21-2008, 02:30
THANX HOLTEN,

OK AMIGOS,

WE WILL BE USING THE SAME IMPORTATION PROCESS AS THE FIA WORLD RALLY MEXICO DOES.

I WILL BE MEETING WITH THE IMPORTATION DEPARTMENT DURING THE RALLY AND WILL GET COMPLETE $.

CHECK BACK HERE IN EARLY MARCH.

BUT FOR NOW YOU CAN READ THIS INFO AND IT SHOULD ORIENTATE YOU MORE.

IMPORTATION MANUAL (http://www.rallymexico.com/pdf/ImportManualMx08.pdf)

IMPORTATION FORM (http://www.rallymexico.com/pdf/ImportFormMx08.xls)

ROCK RACER
01-21-2008, 16:17
entry Fees And Hotel
Entry Fee Per Team: Cion Para Competir $1,500.00 Mxn = 757.030 Nok
Hotel Is Free For All Teams!
Welcome Cocktail Drink On Friday Oct 31 Is On Us!

classes:
There Will Be Stock, Mod, And Super Modified Class. Your Rigs Fall Under Super Mod.

prizes Per Team And Category:
First Place Receives 60% Of The Entry Fees Plus A Trophy And Award From One Of Our Sponsors.

Second Place Receives 30% Of The Entry Fees Plus A Trophy And Award From One Of Our Sponsors.

Third Place Receives 10% Of The Entry Fees Plus A Trophy And Award From One Of Our Sponsors.

Fourth Place And On Receive 60% A Recognition Award And Gift From One Of Our Sponsors

ROCK RACER
01-23-2008, 16:31
MXRRA® PUBLISHED ON GUANJUATO STATE GOVERNMENT WEBSITE (http://www.guanajuato.gob.mx/index.php?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=40&eventos_id=930):)

ROCK RACER
03-26-2008, 09:28
AMIGOS,

OK JUST WANTED TO LET YOU KNOW THAT WE ARE WAITING ON SOME FINAL INFO.

WE WILL BE POSTING THE INFO FOR THE IMPORTATION OF THE RIGS VERY SOON.

ROUNDTRIP FLIGHTS DIRECTLY INTO OUR INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (AIRPORT CODE IS BJX) ARE RUNNING ABOUT $1400-1500 USD.

I WILL BE TAKING EVENT PACKAGES WITH ME THIS SUMMER THAT INCLUDE ALL THE NECESARY INFO AS WELL. INCLUDES A CD WITH PICS AND VIDEOS OF THE CITY, PAST ROCK CRAWLING AND ROCK RACING EVENTS, AND MORE!

TAKE CARE!

HEY TOMMY GET READY TO CRAWL!!! CANT WAIT TO BE IN NORWAY AGAIN!

NORWAY ROCKS!:grinpimp:

ROCK RACER
04-01-2008, 07:31
ATTENTION ROCK RACING & ROCK CRAWLING FANS!

HERE IS SOME HOT NEWS! OUR SOUTH AMERICAN NEIGHBORS FROM VENEZUELA HAVE CONFIRMED THEIR PRESENCE IN THIS YEAR'S ROCK RACING RALLY! :grinpimp:

WE RECEIVED A CALL FROM ALBERTO ROBERTI, THE TEAM LEADER OF RUSTY TRACK VENEZUELA, CONFIRMING THAT THEY WILL BE PRESENT TO COMPETE IN THE 2ND ANNUAL MXRRA ROCK RACING RALLY! HE COMMENTED THAT 10 TEAM MEMBERS WILL BE THERE TO REPRESENT THEIR COUNTRY WITH PRIDE. THIS IS THE FIRST TIME THEY COMPETE IN MEXICO AND THEY ARE VERY EXCITED TO RACE ON OUR ALL NATURAL COURSES THAT HAVE LOTS OF VERTICALS AND STEEP DOWNHILLS HERE AT OUR OFFROAD PARK, PLANET GTOROCKS! :beer:

CLICK HERE TO SEE ALBERTO'S TEAM IN ACTION:
RUSTY TRACK VENEZUELA TEAM (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TP4czULoxHA)

THE VENEZUELAN TEAM ALSO HAS INVITED US TO GO COMPETE AT THEIR ANNUAL VENEZUELA OFFROAD & ADVENTURE FESTIVAL THAT TAKES PLACE IN MAY (http://www.venezuelaoffroadfestival.com/noticia1.php)
IF ALL GOES WELL, GTOROCKS RACING TEAM (http://www.gtorocksracing.com), WILL BE RACING DOWN THERE IN MAY TO REPRESENT THE COLONIAL CITY OF GUANAJUATO, MEXICO AND MXRRA.

HERE IS ANOTHER PROMO VIDEO OF THE VENEZUELA OFFROAD FESTIVAL (http://www.venezuelaoffroadfestival.com/videos_popup.php) :eyemouth:

BRAZIL VS. EUA VS. ISLANDIA VS. MEXICO VS. NOREUGA VS. VENEZUELA! THIS IS GOING TO BE A HELL OF A RACE! :puke:

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE MXRRA ROCK RACING 2008 GUEST STARS (http://www.mxrra.com/id18.html)

ROCK RACER
04-16-2008, 21:43
OK AMIGOS,

WHO EVER IS READY TO RACE THIS COMING NOV 1, PLEASE EMAIL US with the following info so we can begin to calculate the costs of shipping your rig to Guanajuato Mexico:

1. Value of your racing rig - $USD
2. WEIGHT - Kilos
3. EXACT MEASUREMENTS. Length & Weight & Height.
4. Nearest Port where you can drop off and pick up your vehicle. (Krisitansand for example)

Hey Tommy and Pal so are you coming? Email us a foto to post on the guest star section! Shannon Campbell and RJ Brown want to race you guys :grinpimp:

The beer and hotel is on us :beer::grinpimp:

Blesvik
04-17-2008, 01:08
The beer and hotel is on us :beer::grinpimp:
Of course we will be there!!:eyemouth:

ROCK RACER
04-17-2008, 16:20
PAL,

AWESOME! EMAIL ME THE INFO AS SOON AS POSIBLE

YOUR GOING TO LOVE OUR COLONIAL CITY OF GUANAJUATO (pronounced Gwah-nah-kh-hoo-ah-tow) (http://www.mxrra.com/id17.html) AND OUR EXTREME OFFROAD PARK PLANET GTOROCKS® (http://www.mxrra.com/id5.html)!

ROCK RACER
04-17-2008, 18:07
OK AMIGOS,

HERE IS AN EXAMPLE OF HOW YOU SHOULD SEND IN THE INFO:

TEAM NAME - 4x4is.com
DRIVER - Ragnar Robertsson
CO-DRIVER - Thrandur Arnthorsson
1. VALUE - $40,000 USD (click here to convert into $USD) (http://www.xe.com/)
2. PORT OF EXPORT AND ENTRY - Reykjavik
3. WEIGHT - 1600 Kilos
4. MEASUREMENTS FOR CONTAINER - 4m in LENGTH, 2m in WIDTH, and 2m in Height.

PLEASE SEND THIS INFO BEFORE MAY 1st

Tommy
04-18-2008, 23:18
Mail sendt on three Norwegian cars... Please mail me back with the price....:smokin::smokin::smokin:

ROCK RACER
04-19-2008, 21:53
Hey Tommy!

I received your email and have forwarded to Heriberto, who is helping us out with the importations. He works for the Interior Port of Guanajuato.

I will email you back with $ as soon as I have it.

See you in July at the Arendal Boat Races or at Euro Trail. Look forward to grilling some steaks. This time I am bringing my cooler packed with :beer::beer:!
Ponce

ROCK RACER
04-23-2008, 20:14
ROCK RACING ACTION ON PIRATE 4x4 TV (http://www.mxrra.com/id24.html)

ROCK RACER
04-28-2008, 08:35
THIS IS GTO! HOME OF THE FIA WRC RALLY AND THE MXRRA ROCK RACING RALLY!!!Guanajuato (pronounced in english GWAN-a-what-oh) aka GTOROCKS® "Mountanous place of frogs", is known around the world for a party-like atmosphere yet very colonial place to come relax and see the Real Mexico! (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=no0HxJB9ZME)

VIDEO 2, THIS IS THE SAME PLACE WHERE WE HOLD THE TEAM PRESENTATION AND PARADE (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fee1SN33BSQ):beer:

VIDEO 1 - SECOND SECTION OF GATE - MXRRA ROCK RACING PRE RUN - TJ VS YJ (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u2UMva4nfco)

VIDEO 2 - SECOND SECTION OF GATE - MXRRA ROCK RACING PRE RUN - TJ VS YJ (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0zXYV9vzW5g&feature=related)

ROCK RACER
08-07-2008, 21:23
WE HAVE RECEIVED A QUOTE FROM OUR FREIGHT FORWARDER LYON EXPRESS (http://lyonexpress.com/index(1).php).

PER 40FT CONTAINER:
FROM PORT OF OSLO TO ALTAMIRA, MEXICO $2669 USD / $13,915 NOK
TRANSIT TIME: 32 DAYS

RETURNING FROM ALTAMIRA, MEXICO TO PORT OF KRISTIANSAND $2601 USD / $13,566 NOK
TRANSIT TIME: 36 DAYS

WE ARE WAITING TO SEE HOW MUCH WE CAN HELP OUT WITH THE OCEAN FREIGHT. WE SHOULD HAVE NEWS FROM OUR SPONSORS BY MID SEPTEMBER.

WE WILL BE COVERING THE COSTS FOR YOUR TRUCK FREIGHT FROM THE PORT OF ALTAMIRA, TAMPS MEXICO TO GUANAJUATO (1400 KMS ROUNDTRIP TRUCK FREIGHT), GTO MEXICO AS WELL AS YOUR HOTEL ACCOMADATIONS.

ROCK RACER
10-14-2008, 22:30
Once again our event lives in the little colonial town of Guanajuato, home to the WRC.

MXRRA ROCK RACING RALLY 2008 (http://www.xrra.com/XRRA%20Pages/EventsPage.html)

AND LIKE THE GERMAN AMIGOS OF XRRA say "Oder wer es noch exotischer mag" = Y PARA LOS QUE BUSCAN ALGO MAS EXOTICO = IF YOUR LOOKING FOR SOMETHING EXOTIC!...ROCK RACING EN MEXICO. Click here to see.. http://www.xrra.eu/Termine.html


CONFIRMED FOR THIS YEAR 2008 FROM NORWAY...
FORMULA OFFROAD STAR FINN ERICK LOBERG! (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zc-x_71GN8A&feature=related)

WATCH OUT FOR THESE GUYS! THEY LIKE MEJICO!

WE WILL ALWAYS KEEP THIS EXTREME ROCK MOTORSPORTS ALIVE IN MEXICO! LIKE THE LEGENDARY DON CAMPBELL ONCE TOLD US...GET IT!

THANX AGAIN MIKE AND JODY FOR ALLOWING US TO RUN THIS EVENT FOR THE 2ND YEAR.

ROCK RACER
10-19-2008, 01:30
ROCK RACERS & FANS,

Less than 15 days for the racing and rock crawling to hit PLANET GTOROCKS® (http://www.mxrra.com/id5.html)

This one is for the books! This year we have talents coming in from the USA, Norway, Venezuela, and Mexico!

Here are some to name a few!

BECCA WEBSTER, PIRATE 4x4 TV, FORMULA OFFROAD CHAMP FINN ERICK LOBERG Y NORDIC TRIAL CHAMP TORE HANSEN FROM NORWAY. ALBERTO ROBERTI - OFFROAD CHAMP FROM VENEZUELA, AND OLD SCHOOL MEXICANOS, SOME WITH NEW TOYS! strpot

THEY WILL ALL BE RACING FOR THE CASH!

CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS
THE TECATE MXRRA® ROCK RACING RALLY 2008 (http://www.mxrra.com/id18.html)

PIRATE 4x4 FORUM UPDATES (http://www.pirate4x4.com/forum/showthread.php?p=8877372#post8877372)

OUR FORUM UPDATES (http://www.ajeepear.com/foros/index.php?showtopic=15060&st=10)

VIVA REAL COLONIAL MEJICO! :beer:

ROCK RACER
11-06-2008, 22:01
CONGRATS TO TORE HANSEN AND FINN ERICK LOBERG! THANX FOR COMING DOWN AND PUTTING ON A GREAT SHOW!!!

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PICS, VIDEOS AND MORE!!! (http://www.pirate4x4.com/forum/showthread.php?p=8966631#post8966631)

NORWAY ROCKS!

SEE YOU FELLAS IN FEB 2009 FOR THE WRC RALLY!:beer:

ROCK RACER
11-06-2008, 22:11
BONGO!:beer::grinpimp:

ROCK RACER
11-23-2008, 16:46
Found this Newspaper article that made the front sports page section.

Click here to see the News Paper AM article. (http://www.am.com.mx/Nota.aspx?ID=233376)

Tore Hansen spotting Finn Erick Loberg in a rock crawling gate. Even tough the 16.5 tire popped off they managed to finish the course smothly. The crows loved it, and rushed after them to take pics and meet them. :beer:

ROCK RACER
11-23-2008, 18:53
Click here to see more news articles from another newspaper "EL CORREO" (http://www.ajeepear.com/foros/index.php?showtopic=18144&pid=271206&st=50&#entry271206)


TORE HANSEN AND FINN ERICK LOBERG WITH SOME TECATE HOTTIES:D (http://www.correo-gto.com.mx/notas.asp?id=90915)


ANOTHER ARTICLE (http://www.correo-gto.com.mx/notas.asp?id=91179)

TORE AND FINN ALSO WERE INTERVIEWED LIVE ON THE STATE TV8 EVENING PRIME TIME NEWS.

WE SAW A 4x4 RIG TODAY WITH A MXRRA DECAL AND A LITTLE NORWAY FLAG, SEEMS THAT YOU HAVE SOME FANS:grinpimp:

See you felas for the WRC NORWAY FEB 2009:beer:

ROCK RACER
12-01-2008, 03:01
VIDEO OF A 1997 TJ WITH DETRIOT TRU TRACS, 456 GEARS, AND LOTS OF SKINNY PEDAL (http://http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4XarCzDDfuM):grinpimp: