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Baja Lorca 2023:  Organizers pesented the Baja Lorca-Ciudad del Sol 2023

Baja Lorca 2023: Organizers pesented the Baja Lorca-Ciudad del Sol 2023

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Valid for: CERTT  - Campeonato Español de Rallyes de Todo Terreno

On friday 3 of February, it was held at the Fortress of the Sun the presentation of the poster of the new edition of the Baja Lorca - Ciudad del Sol, both tests of national character that one more season will be organized by the Automobile Club of Lorca.

The event was attended by the Mayor of Lorca, Mr. Diego José Mateos; the Director General of the Institute of Tourism of the Region of Murcia, Mr. Juan Francisco Martínez; the Deputy Mayor of Lorca, Mr. Francisco Morales; the Councillor for Sports of the City of Lorca, Mrs. Irene Jódar; The President of the Royal Spanish Automobile Federation, Mr. Manuel Aviñó; the President of the Automobile Federation of the Region of Murcia, Mr. Sebastián Plazas; the President of the Andalusian Automobile Federation, Mr. Manuel Alonso and the President of the Automobile Club of Lorca, Mr. Pedro Zamora.

The first to speak was Pedro Zamora, who highlighted the agreement reached with Eurosport for the broadcasting of a twenty-six minute prime time report on the event, which will be accompanied by some advertising spots during the week of the rally, which will be a great tourist showcase for the Region of Murcia and the city of Lorca.

Also took the floor Mr. Manuel Aviño, who highlighted the great organizational work of the Lorca club, as well as Mr. Diego José Mateos, Mayor of Lorca, who invited all Lorca to be part of these events that help tourism in the city.

For his part, Mr. Francisco Morales, Deputy Mayor of the city, highlighted the large number of overnight stays that year after year leave Lorca with full hotel rooms; closing the ceremony Mr. Juan Francisco Martinez also highlighted the great impact that sporting events have within the regional tourism environment.

The Baja Lorca - Ciudad del Sol will again be part of the Spanish Championship All Terrain Rally for the third consecutive year, being the date scheduled for this tenth edition on 26 and 27 May as the third round of the competition, and will also feature several new kilometers, the main novelty being the format of two days, due to the municipal elections to be held on Sunday 28 May.

The route will consist of two special stages of 167 kilometers that will take place on Saturday, with a prologue in Las Canales that this season will take place on Friday.

For this year's poster we have had the presence of two local drivers such as Borja Rodriguez, Águilas driver who is part of the Automobile Club de Lorca for years and managed to finish the Dakar with the Toyota we have here, and Pedro Gallego, Lorca driver who has participated in the last two editions of the Spanish race.

The event was closed with a small agape courtesy of the Automobile Club of Lorca for all attendees.

In order not to lose detail of both tests will be finding all the information in the coming days on the web www.automovilclubdelorca.es

 

Automatic translation from the original Spanish version
Soruce Automovil Club of Lorca

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