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After the official presentation of the 49th edition in Madrid and Barcelona

The week of RACC Catalunya-Costa Dorada sets off

Salou and PortAventura will be the epicenter of the world finals
Salou lives the excitement of RACC Catalunya-Costa Dorada

Salou. Costa Dorada. 23 October 2013. Costa Dorada. Tarragona , Salou , Reus , La Pineda Playa, Cambrils . October 22, 2013
This is the week-long celebration of the Spanish round of the World Rally Championship , the RACC Catalunya-Costa Dorada, which will take place from 24 to 27 October and Monday began his role with the official presentation in Madrid and Barcelona.

The 49th edition will see an interesting duel on roads of asphalt and gravel roads , in the latter case on the last day . In Catalonia conclude several points of great interest: Sébastien Ogier - Julien Ingrassia (VW ) premiered its new status as World Champions , Dani Sordo - Carlos del Barrio ( Citroën ) aspire to their second win in a field that is conducive to Spanish duo ; Thierry Neuville (Ford ) , Jari -Matti Latvala (VW ) , Mikko Hirvonen ( Citroen) and Sordo own the battle for second place on the final podium ... All these on a test that will decide the world and WRC2 Builders .

Sixty- four teams to exit

A total of 64 teams will take the official release from the steps of the Cathedral of Barcelona , and will forward three stages , the first one -Fri 25 - with three night stages and on asphalt (Querol , The Montmell and Riudecanyes ) to continue the next day - Saturday 26 - also on this floor type characteristic of RACC ( the Priory and Colldejou , twice, Riudecanyes and the urban space of Salou) . Close the third stage joint appointment Sunday 27th in Gandesa and Pesells with fully ground , and Terra Alta, which combines the two floors. The three stages will be run twice. All this will presumably with ending open until the closing stages of the race. In total , three days of competition , with 15 stages and 355.92 kilometers against the clock.

In addition to the three-day rally on Thursday, 24 will be held in Salou or shakedown test section , where the pilots let their horses about to start the RACC , as well as a myriad of activities in Salou and PortAventura , the real epicenters of these world finals .

The presentation took place at the Madrid Sports Council and led by its president , Miguel Cardenal, who was accompanied by the president of the Royal Spanish Automobile Federation and vice president of the FIA , Carlos Gracia , the two-time champion of the World Rally , Carlos Sainz , and President RACC , Sebastia Salvadó , among other authorities.

The Barcelona presentation was attended by the Spanish champion in WRC, Dani Sordo and co-driver most awarded Spanish history, Luis Moya . Ivan Tensáis, also General Secretary of Sports of the Generalitat of Catalonia , among others, to which also accompanied President RACC , Sebastia Salvadó .

Besides live from the sections of the province of Tarragona , the RACC can be followed via www.rallyracc.com , site with all the information regarding the test and during the competition days , all the results and comments online. The rally today can also be found on twitter , @ RACC 's profile .

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Related links: Salou is preparing to host the 49th edition of Rally RACC Catalunya - Costa Dorada | The Rally Catalunya Costa Dorada, 24 to October 27 in Salou main stage |
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