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Tarragona is promoting a new edition of the Costa Dorada, Catalonia RallyRACC

Tarragona. Costa Dorada. 16 May 2012. Tarragona Province is promoting a new edition of RallyRACC Catalonia, Costa Dorada, one of the most important sports events and tourism in the region. The Provincial Government of Palau has hosted the public presentation of this 48th edition, to be held from 8 to 11 November and, once again, will incorporate several new features, both as to routes technical aspects. Organized by the RACC, the rally has the institutional support of the Council, through its Tourist Board, the City of Salou, PortAventura, the Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Navigation of Tarragona, and the Catalan Tourism. The RallyRACC Catalonia, Costa Dorada is the last test scoring for the World Championships, One of the great new features this year is the urban stretch of Salou (2 km, mixed), Passeig Jaume I and nearby areas. This is a special qualification to be out in the area of ​​the breakwater pier and arrival at the Avenue of Andorra. The town is also the departure point and arrival of vehicles and the scene of a timed race. The rest of the rally car, will take place in different sections of Tarragona, the Low Field, Priorat, Ribera d'Ebre and Terra Alta. In this last region, there will be a new section, to Waldo. With regard to the service park and the direction of the race will be placed, once again, to PortAventura Convention Center and related facilities. The presentation of the course attended by the President of the Tourism Council of Tarragona Province and Vice President of territorial representation in Tarragona, Batet Albert, vice president of the RACC, Enric Cucurella , mayor of Salou, Pere Granados, the PortAventura director Fernando Aldecoa, the CEO of the Chamber of Commerce of Tarragona, Mercedes de Pablo, and the director of the sports area of ​​the RACC, Barfull Aman, who explained to attendees the latest forecasts and development the race. He also attended the ceremony the director of the Catalan Tourism, Xavier Sword, and representatives of local and regional territories through which the race as well as security forces. Albert Batet highlighted the importance this has for social and sporting event in the region: "The investment is more than justified by the impact that the rally is in the Costa Daurada and the whole territory." In this regard, stressed the nature Batet "strategic" Race for the area economy, in current times of crisis, as well as the collaboration of government agencies and institutions to make it possible. Their part, the mayor of Salou highlighted the fact that tourism is currently "a sector that works in the country, and we are obliged to spoil it for its economic impact and to generate jobs ". Both the representative of the Tarragona Chamber of Commerce, as vice president and director of RACC PortAventura also expressed the importance of social, economic and tourist event, they believe that another year will be a success. The latest edition of the race, held from 20 to 23 October 2011, it generated an economic impact of almost 30 million euros in the region, with over 162 000 participants, some very positive figures for trade and tourism. In the last year, the rally was followed by 572 media worldwide, 15% in Spain and the rest, many countries, 111 in total. Were 45 million viewers, 14.5 million of them in Spain. All in all, have highlighted the promoters of the rally, involves the promotion of the Costa Daurada and Terres de l'Ebre worldwide.

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