IMPORTANT NOTICE: Coronavirus now a state of disaster in South Africa.
According to the South African Government, South Africans are now prohibited to attend gatherings with more than a hundred people and should not travel unnecessarily domestically.
Out of concern for the health and safety of our competitors Live Lesotho and LORA have no choice but to postpone the Retro Roof due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.
A date for the race will be announced as soon as possible.
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We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, but it is our responsibility be proactive in these uncertain times.
The mountains will be eagerly awaiting your return.
THE EVENT'S STATUS
The event will be known as The Retro Roof of Africa, and will be run in the Kingdom of Lesotho with it’s headquarters at the Thaba Bosiu cultural village in the outskirts of Maseru. The event will start on the 20th March with documentation, to the race day 21st March 2020. This event will be run on a 250 kilometer course which will be traversed once. Lesotho is always tough on the machinery as well as the body but competitors will be able to complete this route. There will be no major Afkak!
There will be Classes for Cars, Bikes, Side by Sides, Quads, Adventure bikes and a special Sweep class which will accommodate good standard 4×4 vehicles who must assist any stuck competitors. Competitors will be scored according to the Class in which they enter.
Anywhere a vehicle can go in Lesotho is deemed to be a public road. Competitors are urged to consider that they are on such public roads and to exercise every possible caution whilst traversing them. Whilst the organizers have taken every reasonable precaution to ensure the closure of these roads, to advise local population of the event and to mark and marshal such roads, the absence of traffic, carts, animals and pedestrians etc. on these roads cannot be guaranteed.
Competitors must at all times be vigilant with regard to racing through villages and on public roads. Competitors must keep to the left on all road sections. Competitors must consider all roads to be open to traffic & pedestrians for the duration of the event.
Likewise, competitors are reminded of their responsibility for the behavior of their service crews and must ensure that they obey all the Rules of the Road in Lesotho, particularly with regard to speeding. The speed limit is 50 km/h in rural areas and 80km/h on National roads.
Pedestrians and Animals have right of way at all times and if you bump any of them regardless of the situation it is your fault and you will have to negociate and make compensation