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Countdown for 2007 Cyprus Rally
2007-10-11 08:43:19

Nicosia, Oct 11 - Cyprus Rally, FIA Middle East Rally Championship (MERC) sixth round, begins tomorrow with 51 international and Cypriot crews making final preparations.

The Cyprus Rally, a candidate for a spot in the 2008 World Rally Championship calendar, is the second MERC event to be hosted by Cyprus after the Troodos Rally organised last April. The Troodos Rally, round 3 of this year’s MERC, was held in Cyprus back in April and ended with a clear victory for Qatar’s Nasser Al-Attiyah – the defending FIA Middle East and PWRC Champion – and co-driver Chris Patterson.

Once again based in Limassol, the island’s largest costal resort, the rally promises the many motorsport fans flocking to Cyprus a weekend packed full of action and excitement.

The organizers have already confirmed that this year will mark a revamped and revitalized Cyprus Rally with a number of new stages being introduced in the Troodos Mountains.

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