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Old 10-21-2012, 06:31 PM   #1
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2012 Merzouga Rally



The 2012 Merzouga Rally kicks off in 10 days time

http://www.merzougarally.com/?page_id=4029&lang=en

https://www.facebook.com/#!/merzouga.rally?fref=ts

This rally is growing very popular with the French and Italian competitors, this year ther are 79 motos & quads and 18 SXS..............no autos or trucks, the race doesnt cater for them.

There is a mix of nations with competitiors from France, Italy, Poland, UK, Australia, Canada (Patrick Trahan), Swiss, Spain, Chile, USA, Portugal, Morocco, Venezula

A few Dakar names will be there

Chaleco Lopez
Jordi Viladoms
Alessandro Botturi
Chkzor Jaceck
Pedro Bianchi Prata

and Willy Alcaraz who won the SXS & solo auto categorys at this year's Dakar

Also Ben Grabham, Australia's top desert / rally racer, will be using it to get some bike time in Dakar style terrain and using the GPS/Irritrack/Sentinal systems etc before 2013 Dakar








youtube vids of 2011 event http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JTZtn9hYWkg
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