Jordan to host Rnd2 of FIM Bajas World Cup
The second round of the 2021 FIM Bajas World Cup takes place this weekend in Aqaba, Jordan with 559 competitive kilometres in a total route of 859km.
The Jordan Baja will take place under strict Covid-19 protocols and begins with the ceremonial start in Aqaba this Thursday, March 18 at 19.00hrs.
Jordan is located on the eastern bank of the Jordan River and is rich in monuments, temples, tombs and archaeological sites, including the famous Nabataean capital of Petra in the south of the country and in close proximity to the Baja’s base in Aqaba on the Red Sea.
Competitors will then tackle two different selective sections of 210.72km and 112.99km on Friday, March 19 and an additional 236.06km through the desert north of Aqaba on Saturday, March 20th.
Jordan Baja event schedule:
Tuesday, March 16th, 2021
08:00 - 18:00: Service Park Open for Logistics Operations ONLY
Wednesday, March 17th, 2021
08:00 – 18:00: COVID-19 Protocol Start, NO ACCESS to event without Negative test result (48 hours validity) in the Service Park entrance, in Remote Service Zone entrance.
08:00: Service Pak Operational
16:45: Competitors Briefing – Service Park (briefing notes will be posted on Sportity)
Thursday, March 18th, 2021
09:00 – 13:00: Administrative Checks – Rally HQ
09:30 – 14:00: Technical Checks/Sealing/Marking at Scrutineering venue
15:00: First Jury Meeting – Rally HQ
19:00: Jordan Baja Ceremonial Start – Aqaba City
Friday, March 19, 2021
06:15: Issue Road book LEG 1/Sections 1 & 2 - Rally HQ
07:00: Start of LEG 1 – Aqaba Service Park
18:07: Finish LEG 1
19:30: Publication of the Start List for LEG 2
Saturday, March 20, 2021
06:45: Issue Road book LEG 2/Sections 3 – Rally HQ
07:30: Start of LEG 2 – Aqaba Service Park
12:45: Finish of LEG 2
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