BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy 2024 heads to Namibia, Africa.
BMW Motorrad has decided the venue for the International GS Trophy 2024: The off-road Team adventure will take place in Namibia. Having been held on all continents around the globe, the International GS Trophy now returns in 2024 to where it all began in 2008 – Africa.
According to BMW Motorrad, Namibia’s fascinating attractions includes magnificent landscapes as well as unique flora and fauna. When night falls after a hot day has drawn to a close with a deep red sunset, a spectacular starry sky stretches out over this paradise located on the Atlantic coast of south-western Africa. In short, the journey into fascinating Namibia will be an entirely unique experience in many respects – well seasoned with a good portion of SpiritOfGS.
National qualifying rounds and the first international qualifying round for an International Team will be held at the 2023 BMW Motorrad Days.
There is still some time to go before the official start of the BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy 2024, however. Meanwhile, the national qualifying rounds offer a foretaste of what is to come. There will be 15 national qualifying events and one international qualifying round worldwide, giving skilled endurance specialist a chance to demonstrate their capabilities.
In order secure a place on one of the 22 national teams, participants are required to perform GPS navigation exercises, off-road rides and technical tests. The women’s teams that prevail at national level will win a trip to the international female qualifying round, where a total of six women’s teams will be selected for the much-coveted seats on the plane to Namibia, along with the 16 men’s teams.
The qualifying rounds for the BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy 2024 are confirmed for the following countries and/or regions:
- Latin America
- El Salvador
- Middle East
- South Africa
- South Korea
Credits | Source and images courtesy of BMW AG, Munich (Germany).