White Pine County Hosting Two-Day Baja Nevada Race


White Pine County Hosting Two-Day Baja Nevada Race

The 2024 race runs over 650 miles and will start and end in Ely, NV on day two


White Pine County is thrilled to announce that the Legacy Racing Baja Nevada race is coming to Ely, promising an exhilarating and unforgettable experience from June 26 to June 30, 2024. This thrilling event will kick off in Mesquite and race through the stunning Nevada desert, culminating in a grand finale in Ely.


Event highlights include:

  • Two-Day Desert Baja Style Race: The high-octane race will traverse the challenging desert terrain, starting on Friday, June 28, and concluding in Ely on June 29. Spectators will witness top-tier racing action as competitors push their limits. Awards will take place in Ely on June 30.
  • Vehicle Display: Get up close and personal with the incredible vehicles that compete in the race on Friday, June 28 from 4 to 9 p.m. The display will be held at Ely’s Broadbent Park, offering a unique opportunity to admire these powerful machines and meet the teams behind them.
  • Hotel Nevada Party: Join us at Hotel Nevada for a fantastic celebration on Friday, June 28 and Saturday, June 29 from 9 to 11 p.m. Enjoy delicious food, and a vibrant atmosphere as we celebrate the racers’ achievements from each day of racing and the community spirit of Ely.


“Hosting the Baja Nevada Race is an incredible honor for White Pine County and the community of Ely,” said Kyle Horvath, Director of Tourism for White Pine County. “This event not only brings the excitement of desert racing to our area but also showcases our community spirit and hospitality. We are excited to welcome visitors and race enthusiasts from across the country to experience all that Ely has to offer.”


In addition to these exciting events, there will be various activities and entertainment options throughout the weekend, making Ely the place to be from June 26 to June 30. Whether you’re a racing enthusiast or looking for a fun-filled weekend with family and friends, Ely offers something for everyone.


“As a kid, I watched the last races go through my hometown on their way to Ely,” said Donald Jackson, Race Director of Legacy Racing. “The Legacy Racing team is so excited because the Baja Nevada is the first long distance off-road race to come to the Ely area for 20+ years and it’s really amazing for the community to be receptive to such an incredible event.”


Mark your calendars and prepare for an unforgettable experience as White Pine County hosts the Baja Nevada Race. For more information, go to legacy and a list of White Pine County’s events for 2024, visit


About Visit White Pine County

Immerse yourself in the captivating allure of White Pine County, centered around the remote mountain town of Ely, positioned on the eastern edge of “Nevada’s Loneliest Highway.” With a population of 4,000, Ely seamlessly integrates history, art, and outdoor adventure. Explore the wonders of the nearby Great Basin National Park, featuring the Lehman Cave system and the majestic Wheeler Peak. Wander through Ely’s downtown on the 11-block art walk, adorned with over 20 murals and sculptures depicting the town’s rich history. Don’t miss the Nevada Northern Railway, a National Historic Landmark showcasing the town’s rail heritage. Plan your visit to White Pine County at and discover the hidden gems that await in this destination.

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White Pine County Hosting Two-Day Baja Nevada Race
White Pine County Hosting Two-Day Baja Nevada Race