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Ukupacha

October

Quito, Ecuador

Not Yet Confirmed

Next Race: Around October. Not confirmed yet because Covid restrictions are not clear until now (2 days)

Terrain Description: Very diverse.  From rivers and dark soil and humid ruts to dry and rocky soil.

Racetrack Format: Endurocross Prologue (1st day) which is a race on its own but also mandate the starting position for the next day.  The second day (GPS based and slightly marked) is the 100km hard enduro in a first to arrive winner format.

Categories: 4 categories: PROS, AMATEUR and +30 and +40

Average Daily Riding Time: In the prologue you have at least 2 time qualys and one 10 minute race.  If you keep the good work you can reach the finals of your class which will get you to race 1 or 2 more 10 minute races.

Racetrack markings: YES (but not so heavily, you need to know to navigate with GPS)

GPS Mandatory: Yes.

Entry Fee: US175$.

Championship-Race: No.

Race History: 2009 was the first ONE and we have held it for 11 years. Only 2020 for COVID reasons there was no UKUPACHA.

Normal/Expected Attendance: 150 average

Nearest Civilisation: Quito.

Nearest International Airport: Mariscal Sucre (Airport of Quito).

Rental Motorcycles: Yes.

Race License: No.

Motorcycle Conditions: Road legal yes (we eventually hit roads once in a while)

Typical Weather: Not so much rain (spring like time)

Sightseeing: Cotopaxi, Otavalo, Baños, The Jungle, The Coast, Galapagos Islands.

Disclaimer: The above info is supplied directly by the organisers on January 6th 2021. However, always make sure to do your own research if planning on attending this race, as the info could be out-dated.

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