|Africa Race 2013: More than hundred participants have already registered.|
While the preferential rates period has just ended, the 5th edition of the "Sonangol Africa Eco Race" knows a strong craze. Indeed, about a hundred of participants have already registered in race, Raid or Classic and the organization is in contact with big teams and great VIPs who want to try the African adventure.
The motorcycle category should know the biggest progress in competitors' term on the Africa Eco Race 2013. Moreover, with the successful Service operation proposed to private pilots, KTM decided to enter a second service truck. Indeed, the Austrian manufacturer suggests to his customers benefiting from the technical support throughout the rally for the moderate 500-euro sum.
Emma Clair was the first woman to enter the Africa Eco Race 2013 and in Quad category. The organizer of the "Morrocco Rally" is not henceforth any more the only woman to take up the challenge of the Mauritanian dunes in bike category as an Italian pilot, Silvia Gianetti has just confirmed her participation.
Elisabete Jacinto, again present in the steering wheel of its truck, Anne Schol which will be her first participation in Car category and Colette Delaby in SSV, the women will be well represented.
Also, the organization is in contact with a "French star", who has already been racing in Cross Country Rallies and which could, once again, take part of the adventure. To be followed!
In 2012, the Polaris RZR 900 of Thierry Morin had amazed by its capacities of crossing and its reliability of his SSV which arrived at the Lac Rose without knowing any mechanical problems. This year, the winner of this new category T3 should, this time, find on his road about ten other SSV.
"Team Latvia", Lettish team well known in Cross Country Rallies with their proto Oscar, has confirmed their participation on the Sonangol Africa Eco Race 2013. But the Letts will come not only for the victory but they are also entering, in the race, a four wheels drive electric car in the "Experimental category".
2012/08/07 | 14:50 CET | ARTICLE: MR/HS/AER