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Central Europe Rally Special-Newssection (1st round Dakar-Series 2008)

This is the single-news section of the special of the Central Europe Rally 2008, the first round of the new Dakar-Series. To see all news please use the link under the article or navigate with the left main-navigation.

Central Europe Rally: Keys and Dates for the new European Rally.

The Central Europe Rally, it’s a 7 days competition event! The program will be intense: The pilots will be timed on one or two speciales per day - more than 200 kilometres of selective sector. In Romania, the plan will be hilly, borrowing magnificent landscapes which will remind to the competitors certain Moroccan tracks. A 100 % piloting pleasure...

In Hungary, tracks in plain or in sandy zones will demand a pointed sense direction of trajectories and speeds will sometimes affect summits. At the arrival to the Lake Balaton, after 3000 road kilometers and more than 1600 speciales kilometers, the competitors will be invited to a pricing ceremony.

Key Dates Central Europe Rally

- February 11th: Opening of the registration procedure for the competitors engaged on the Dakar 2008
- March 1st: Opening of the registration procedure to the others competitors for the categories
- March 31st: Closing date of the registrations
- April 18th: Beginning of the administrative checks and technical scruteenerings
- April 19th: Administrative checks and technical scruteenerings then briefing and cocktail
- April 20th: First special and first night in Romania
- April from the 20th till the 26th: 2 stages in Romania and 4 stages in Hungary
- April 26th (evening) : Pricing ceremony suivi d’une night in hotel (offered by A.S.O.)

Download the 2008 Central Europe Rally map: [ Click Here ]

How to register for the Rally

In order to valid your application, you must complete the application form and all the crew members must sign all the pages. Please send us back the whole form with all the following items (Faxes will not be accepted).

- 1 photo per person (with name written on the back)
- A copy of your driver’s license (please be sure that your driver’s license is the right one for the category you entered)
- Copies of your vehicle registration papers
- A copy of the bank transfer receipt / a cheque for French competitors

Download the les conditions d’inscription: [ Click Here ]

Download the application file: [ Click Here ]

Budget for the Central Europe Rally

The following items should be taken into account to prepare your participation to the Central Europe Rally 2008:

- Mandatory Items

- A.S.O. Entry fees (including Sentinel system rental, sporting charges, civil liability insurance and medical assistance)
- Licenses
- Accomodation (except the 3 nights offered by A.S.O.)
- Catering (except official evenings on April 19th and 26)
- Fuel
- Visas (if necessary)

- Optional Items

- Optional items for Sentinel
- Accomodation from April the 20th till the 25th (6 nights)
- Travels and accomodations for your assistance crews and your sponsors... (see Welcome to Hungaria)
- Individual Insurance for Accident

Service Vehicles Central Europe Rally

Assistance is free throughout the rally. Service parks will be set up at the stages arrivals. The participation of the assistance crews is not subjected to entry fees but for security reasons, their registration will be mandatory.

The medical assistance and the civil liability insurance included on the administrative costs paid by race competitors are not opened to the assistance crews.

The assistance crews will be welcomed at the official evenings on April the 19th and the 26th. More information for the registrations will be sent on the next newsletter.

Useful Contacts Central Europe Rally

Tel: +33.(0)
Fax: +33.(0)

6 bis Avenue de la Gare
34 570 PIGNAN
Tel: + 33 4 67 273 584

2051 Biatorbágy, Öntode u. 2.
Mobil: +36 30 510 93 04
Fax: +36 23 532 359
Fabian TAMAS

ACCOMADATIONS (April 19th, 20th and 26th) and OFFICIAL EVENINGS
Pascale THOMAS / A.S.O.
Tel: +

54, rue de l’Ouest
BP 48
75661 Paris Cedex 14

2008/02/28 | 19:17 CET | Editor: MR/HS/ASO

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