28th edition - 30th October to 1st November 2014

Baja Portalegre 2014

The Baja Portalegre 500 was the idea of José Megre an ex Paris Dakar driver. The first edition took place in June 1987 and it was the first off-roading competition organized in Portugal.

The event is held every year in Portalegre (in the West central region of Alentejo).

This fabulous event attracts the top 4x4 and bike competitors every year.

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Manuel and Ricardo Porém, in their Mini All4 Racing won the 28th edition of the Baja Portalegre 500, as well as Champions of Portugal. Nasser Al-Attiyah and Mathieu Baumel in their Ford HRX, took second place on the podium and Gustavo Gugelmin and Reinaldo Varela finished third. This year's Baja Portalegre 500 was superb! 

Top ten ranking

1 #522 - FILIPE SPORT - Manuel Porém & Ricardo Porém - Mini All 4 Racing 

2 #502 - NASSER AL-ATTIYA - Mathieu Baumel & Nasser Al-Attiya - Ford Hrx

3 #505 - OVERDRIVE RACING - Gustavo Gugelmin & Reinaldo Varela - Toyota Hilux Overdrive

4 #508 - BP ULTIMATE VODAFONE TEAM - Mário Castro & Miguel Barbosa - Mitsubishi Racing Lancer 

5 #511 - X RAID TEAM DEU PRT - Joana Sotto Mayor & Filipe Campos - Mini All 4 Racing 

6 #501 - VRT RUS - Konstantin Zhiltsov & Vladimir Vasilyev - Mini All 4 Racing 

7 #537 - NUNO MATOS - Filipe Serra & Nuno Matos - Opel Mokka Proto 

8 #524 - OVERDRIVE RACING - Vitor Jesus & João Ramos - Toyota Hilux 

9 #504 - MIROSLAV ZAPLETAL - Maciej Marton & Miroslav Zapletal - H3 Evo VII 

10 #549 - MRACING PORTUGAL - Jorge Monteiro & Paulo Ferreira - Nissan Navara Off-Road

See full results here.

Photos from the 2014 edition

Our team competing

Rui Marques and Pedro Marçao - Nissan Patrol GR

(source : www.bajaportalegre.com)

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All the photos in this article were taken on authorized roads or tracks, private land, or during supervised competitions. Let's all do our part to preserve the environment!