|Serres Rally: Albania Rally winner Andrea Cosentino will back in Greece.|
Italian rider Andrea Cosentino was the winner (for 3rd time) of the "Rally Albania" - he has won the overall ranking in the bikes by 12 minutes after a hard battle which lasted over 8 days in the difficult Albanian terrain. Cosentino will be back at the "Serres Rally" in Greece (26-31 August) this year, fighting again with Christian Pastori (the 2012 winner).
Other notable competitors this year include Sandro Calesini (X-Rally Marrakech winner), Dakar protagonists as Pedro Bianchi Prata, Paolo Ceci, Patsy Quick, Josef Machacek, plus many other regional protagonists who race in the Balkans: Martin Fontyn (winner of the Africa Eco Race 2013), Anton Zboran, Angelo Pandelidis, Zornitsa Todorova, Martin Plechaty, Alessandro Fadda, Andrea Fesani... the competition this year will be strong!
Serres Rally is an FIM and FIM Europe sanctioned event with FIM observer present for bikes, quads, buggies, side-by-sied and cars. An outrider (#00) will check each day the tracks, the rally provides excellent roadbooks with all cautions marked. Participants need a sporting license from their Federation.
For security, numerous ambulances and two 4x4 ambulances will be located in the Specials at strategic points. Mobile medical crews, stewards every 40 kms in the Specials and a helicopter on standby in the bivouac plus individual tracking system which is also a mobile phone for direct communication with race HQ for every competitor, included in the entry fee.
The new Partner in England is "Desert Rose Racing", an exceptionally experienced Rally team headed by Dakar finisher Patsy Quick. DRR can arrange a trip to Serres Rally 2013. Those who are interested can also rent a specially prepared Rally bike for the race or support for the own bike. For further information, please contact Desert Rose Racing at [ firstname.lastname@example.org ].
Bikes can also be rented from the "Bianchi Prata Team". The Team has Husqvarna TE 449 Rally or Husqvarna TE 449 Rally lite (road book and ico). They also offer a complete service of assistance, in very good prices of parts and tires. Infos at [ email@example.com ].
More information about the rally can be found online at [ SERRESRALLY.COM ].
2013/07/17 | 12:00 CET | ARTICLE: MR/HS/SERRES