Dakar 2008 – 70 cars Entered Central Europe Rally so far

10 03 2008

The new Series Dakar label has released a good start, the registration of a large number of admissions in advance on the label of the first race of the year, Central Europe Rally between 20 to 26 April 2008. According to the ASO, “Dakar certification of the series will be given to other races that offer the same level of the organization and safety standards, a high turnout and media attention as the legendary Dakar. With Central Europe Rally, the purpose of A.S.O. Is allow the Dakar, which was cancelled in 2008, to enter a new rally with certain conditions extremely beneficial and offer their authors exposure to a major international event”.
The format of C.E.R. Is unprecedented, and will be held in two countries, Hungary and Romania, which covers a distance of about 3000 km / 4828 miles. Nearly half of it will be launched in special stages.

Registration forms have been received from Bruno Saby, Guerlain Chicherit and Nasser Al Attiyah for the BMW X-Raid team, Jean-Louis Schlesser buggy for the blue, and Robby Gordon for HUMMER. What will be much more eager to of course, is the mini-war between Peterhansel Mitsubishi, Alphand and Roma, Volkswagen against Spaniard Carlos Sainz and South African Giniel De Villiers.

The year 2009 saw clearly “Dakar Rally” back on the stage but in a brand new place, a 9000 km loop which begins and ends in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Media around will be able to watch the ERC Via satellite, beamed by television networks such as France, South Africa Supersport, Eurosport and Fox Sports International in South America.




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11 06 2008


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