|Rally of Morocco: 200 teams - record of participants in the 14th edition.|
With a new (own) record of participants, the "OiLibya Rally of Morocco" will be one of the biggest desert rally after the Dakar. But the success of the rally is not only of this figures. Nearly all champions will get together from 12th to 19th October 2013, the French organized event proposes an exceptional set and promises a spectacular battle in all categories: Cars, Bikes, Trucks and Quads.
200 teams (280 competitors) will be at the start. With more than 27 nationalities, nearly all continents will be represented at this international event. Under the High Patronage of His Majesty King Mohammed VI, the OiLibya Rally of Morocco will take place in Southern Morocco.
The rally will be this year´s final of the FIM World Championship for bikes. Nothing is done at this day. The last crucial points for the title are to take on the Moroccoan tracks. So the best bikers of the world like Marc Coma (KTM) or Paulo Góncalves (Honda) will be at the start - except French Cyril Despres, who will follow the "Desafio Inca" rally in Peru.
This year, the organizer "NPO Events" is cooperating with many professionals. FIM officials will be present to manage the sporting aspects of the race. Stéphane Le Bail and Pierre Lartigue will open the rally, checking road books with FIA standards. Jean-Marc Bonnay and Mahmoud Essoussi will be responsible for relations with competitors for Cars and Motorcycles.
2013/10/03 | 18:46 CET | ARTICLE: MR/HS/NPO