For the Rally Tunisia
In this period of uncertainty, "crisis", choice ..., NPO decided to restore the smile to the competitors ans Assistance Team by maintaining the preferential rates!
Other good news for Assistance: The new partnership between NPO and the CTN boats,
can offer negociates rates for trucks assistance.
If the vehicle is more than 2.50 meters high: the extra cost for the boat passage (round trip), is 500€ per linear meter instead of 500€). A saving of 2 500€ for a vehicle of 10 meters!
Moreover, in the Entry Fees of the Rally, accommodations and Foods at the Hotel during the checks, in bivouacs during the Rally and at the Hotel on arrival are included. No budget, no reservations in addition, NPO is in charge of everything!
Alessandro DE PETRI .... "Ciro" is back!
How good and pleasant surprise to find Alessandro de Petri in the race! Winner of the Rally of Tunisia in 1988 and 1989, while his career as a pilot was at the highest level, "Ciro" as it calls it, now no longer really the same motivations.
"At the hell: the scratch and worry daily ranking. If I come back today, it is primarily for pleasure and to support a project that is dear to my heart.
"Indeed, the amount of sales of the book devoted to it," Dakar Borderline "contant ten years of his races in Africa, is paid to a school founded in the heart of the Ténéré. For Alessandro, it's also a way to participate with friends in a 100% Africa. Maurizio Dominella (engaged this time in the Rally OiLibya of Tunisia in the car) he lends his KTM 690 and he will enjoy during the race of assistance from a mechanic.
"I am a lover of the desert, and most important is the spirit that I wish to join in this participation: the spirit rally raid, the spirit desert... the spirit Africa! I do not have sponsors, but true friends, who understood my goal: to help these children ... "
Another facet of this character, its activities today. Widely introduced in the Italian television, Alessandro promote images of the race with the bigger Italian TV Channels. However, it will submit a request to the organization that ... to wear the No. 27! The Rally OiLibya of Tunisia will be the 27th rallies of his career. What a long way since the rally from the Atlas (Morocco) in 1983 where "Ciro" attended his first rally raid ... "Forza Ciro! "
Etienne Smulevici… always ready to race !
Etienne Smulevici and rally raid ... it's a long and successful history. More than 70 entries on the tracks and a few records! Dakar on 26, he finishes 19 times. In 2008, as if trying to start a new challenge, this colorful chooses to change their vehicles and going from four to two wheel drive. As he says with great humor,
"A new career! . At the wheel of a buggy, he took part in the Transorientale, the AMV Shamrock-Rallye du Maroc and the Argentina - Chile. The change is positive and Etienne have as fun as the first day. In love with Africa and its deserts, it is on the Rally OilLibya of Tunisia that this Calvados inhabitant decided to return. After Morocco and Argentina, Jean-Jacques Martin, the co-pilot will again be at his side. Energy and motivation are always the leitmotif of our national Etienne.