Rallye du Maroc 2018 – Round 10, FIA Cross Country Rally World Cup.

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Rallye du Maroc 2018

1st Oct 2018


Rallye du Maroc 2018Round 10, FIA Cross
Country Rally World Cup




  • Three MINI John Cooper Works Rally to contest during Rallye du
    Maroc, 3rd-9th Oct 2018.
  • MINI motorist Jakub ‘Kuba’ Przygonski and co-driver Tom
    Colsoul staid to secure a FIA Cross Country Rally World Cup title.
  • Yazeed Al Rajhi / Timo Gottschalk and Boris Garafulic /
    Filipe Palmero also to contest in Morocco as partial of final
    pre-Dakar 2019 testing.


Round 10 of a 2018 FIA Cross Country Rally World Cup is the
Rallye du Maroc, an annual long-distance convene raid competition hold in
Moroccan dried regions. Rallye du Maroc is eminent for a close
racing since a heading FIA World Cup competitors quarrel tough to
constraint a few remaining competition array points to finish a deteriorate with
a high ranking.


For a MINI Family organisation of Jakub ‘Kuba’ Przygonski (POL) and
co-driver Tom Colsoul (BEL), a penultimate turn of a FIA World
Cup array is generally important. Przygonski requires usually 19 points
to lift a pretension prize and go one improved than a second place he
achieved in 2017. However, with one competition in hand, Baja Portalegre 500,
Przygonski could really good play a tactical competition in Morocco to simply
benefit points and revoke any probable vigour going into a final
turn hold in Portugal.


Joining Przygonski and Colsoul in Morocco will be dual other MINI
Family crews competing in a same selection MINI John Cooper
Works Rally cars from a fast of MINI Motorsport partner X-raid.


Yazeed Al Rajhi (KSA) and co-driver Timo Gottschalk (GER) will be
assimilated by Boris Garafulic (CHL) and Filipe Palmero (POR) on the
startline for Rallye du Maroc. Their aim is not usually to underline the
race-winning ability of their MINI John Cooper Works Rally Cars though to
serve competition growth of a MINI Cars in willingness for a 2019
Dakar Rally.


Erfoud is an oasis city in eastern Morocco and categorical plcae for
Rallye du Maroc 2018. This area is an ideal exam bed for X-raid
since a Sahara Desert landscape will yield automobile and driver
feedback to assistance understanding with a silt and dunes competitors will face in
Peru, stage of a 2019 Dakar Rally, 6th-17th
Jan 2019.


Rallye du Maroc will include of 5 days of racing movement across
3 categorical loops that take in dried and hard-packed tracks. The race
stretch is over 2,051 km, of that 1,362 km are Special Stages. Stage
1 is a opening competition and starts 5th October.


For some-more information about Rallye du Maroc 2018, greatfully revisit the
host’s eventuality home page here.


FIA Cross Country Rally World Cup 2018 calendar