Matt Martelli has been going to Baja since he was 13 years old and has been exploring her secrets ever since. Driven by the idea of sharing his experiences with others, Matt has been the primary catalyst in launching The Legends Rally series as a way to introduce new enthusiast to off-road culture as well as some of the “Legends” of off-road racing. Influenced by the recent explosion of the food and wine culture of Guadalupe Valley, Matt sought to integrate the food experience of Mexico with his passion for off-road with the Legends Rally.
Chad is a second generation off-road racer who has driven everything from Trophy Trucks to Class 11 cars (VW bugs). He grew up going to Baja with his father, off-road racing legend Larry Ragland. Chad owns and operates CageWrx, an aftermarket UTV company that builds some of the best products in the business. When Chad isn’t in a car, he is usually on a motorcycle.
Joseph "Joey D" DiGiovanni
Joseph "Joey D" DiGiovanni is the founder and CEO of UTVUnderground.com, the global leader in UTV racing culture. Joey has traveled all over the world riding UTV’s in every type of terrain from mud to rocks to desert. Driven by his passion to share off-road culture via the UTV platform, Joey loves to lead rides in the stunning beauty of Baja.
Between producing film shoots and chasing races, Kilian Hamlin has enough off-road experience in Baja to be considered dangerous. What started as a summer job in 2010 quickly morphed in to a career born from his passion for the desert and exploring the earth. From producing large events like The Mint 400, Kilian has a unique ability to curate and tailor quality off-road experiences for new enthusiasts and veterans alike.
"Izzy" has been coming down to Baja to surf for almost 20 years and has extensive knowledge of the peninsula. Part of the inaugural Legends Rally event, he has found a renewed passion for traveling Baja in off-road vehicles. Fishing, camping and uncrowded waves have always been good reasons for him to head south but with capability of the UTV the possibilities are endless.