Rally: Manateq Qatar Cross-Country Rally will be the opening round of the FIA WORLD CUP series in 2020

Rally: Manateq Qatar Cross-Country Rally will be the opening round of the FIA WORLD CUP series in 2020

Monday, October 7th, 2019

MANATEQ QATAR CROSS-COUNTRY RALLY SET TO START 2020 FIA WORLD CUP

LUSAIL (Qatar): The FIA Cross-Country Commission has now approved the provisional calendars for the 2020 FIA World Cup for Cross-Country Rallies and the Manateq Qatar Cross-Country Rally (MQCCR) will be the opening round of the series for a second successive year.

Oranised by the Qatar Motor and Motorcycle Federation (QMMF), the event will take place on February 22nd-27th, four weeks after the finish of the Dakar Rally in Saudi Arabia.

Officials at the QMMF have put together a generous concessions package to attract international competitors to join rivals from other GCC countries and the host nation. A delegation from the QMMF recently visited both Baja Spain Aragón and Baja Poland to meet potential teams and gain feedback in advance of the event in 2020.

The QMMF will cover return shipping costs from Genoa or Rotterdam to Doha. There will also be free shipping for all Dakar competitors keen to tackle one of the most demanding rounds of the FIA World Cup, which has a reputation for slick organisation, demanding navigation and varied off-road terrain across the length and breadth of the State of Qatar.

In addition to shipping concessions, car crews will be eligible for 600 litres of petrol, free WiFi, preparation and warehousing facilities, electricity within the service park at the Losail Sports Arena, a car washing area, free drinking water, a sleeping area and a range of entertainment activities.

Competitors will also be offered prize monies in the various categories, a night’s hotel accommodation, complimentary food in the bivouac restaurant, free visas (where applicable) and access to HD television footage from QMMF  TV.

Regulations and entry forms will be available for download from  www.qatarcrosscountry.com and  www.qmmf.com from December 1st, 2019.

 

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In 2011 Vettel was unstoppable and Hamilton was struggling with many mistakes.

Back in the days where Vettel dominated in the best car and Hamilton made mistakes by pushing his car too hard. A mirror image of the new formula one era. Difference being Vettel fans had a bit more class to them 🤷‍♂️

The noise produced by the exhaust blown diffuser really was awful, no better than the sound of Traction Control really

I love vintage vettel but also modern vettel is strong

Like a wise man once said, “You don't become a four-time world champion by chance." I wanna see Seb in a Mercedes before he retires. Must be pretty scary.

You have to leave DA space! All DA time you have to leave DA space!

Surviving an encounter with a wild spaniard in an italian red car at the Temple of Speed. 👍

Sebastian Vettel has to be regarded as one of the best F1 drivers of all time

Always found Vettel to be the most shakable driver. Put under pressure he'll always either panic and make a mistake or will try a desperate move causing contact.

vettel el mejor de todos😎

This is one-off, vintage Vettel is Malaysia 2013!

Funny to this clip, and then hear Alonso complain about how KMag race against him.

And later on Schumi push someone off the track

Wheres this vettel? He was a monster in redbull!

Imagine if he tried that nowadays, he'd probably crash into the back of Alonso & smash into the barriers.

Vintage, because Vettel now is Spinella

Ferrari było jest siła i prędkość a Redbull to świetna aerodynamika i prowadzenie. Myślę że to główny powód że Vettel w Ferrari nie daje radę.

Just shows how massive he is and how he lives rent free in everyone's heads that it's immediately inundated with comments, be it in awe or jealousy

この頃のV8とマシンバランスは、類を見ないほど圧倒的だった。

That sound and time!! 😍

Well to be honest , if u put Vettel in a Mercedes, u'll have to put up a video with a caption, "vintage Hamilton,which fans miss" !!!

Alexa ,Show Vintage Redbull Renault Car

I was 7 there , now I'm almost 16. Time flies...

Next year, same situation, but the other way around, Vettel pushed Alonso off the track.

He thrived with Red Bull than he ever did with Ferrari..

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24H Series

Cheeky? Definitely 🔥
Risky? For sure 👌
Awesome? Absolutely 😍

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Cheeky? Definitely 🔥
Risky? For sure 👌
Awesome? Absolutely 😍

#thisisendurance #24HSERIES #24HSERIES2020 #24HBARCELONA #motorsport #lamborghini

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Rich Dawes, car looks mean

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The next hero in a long line of American motorcycle racing talent? 🇺🇸

Go behind the scenes with Joe Roberts racer in this exclusive documentary as he sets out on his path to take a nation back to the top ✨

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Great young man and Hopkins will be a good coach for the team.

Saw my first moto race and Joe Robert's started on the pole in Qatar! Was a blast but wish MotoGP could have been there. Maybe the Texas race will be the next one.

Us American fans can only hope. It’s been a long time since the golden age of American riders that I grew up watching.

Gosh, that livery is amazing. LOVE the helmet!

There is an American in super sport.

It's time to rise again USA 😀

Wish ya was racing at home this weekend!!!

All the Best💥..

Dynamic duo!!!!

Long line ?

Good america moto gp

Moto GP needs Americans riders like Americans riders need motoGP. So happy if you can get strong again. Strong,brave and funny. We need you.

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Je m'implique moins ds ka moto2 que ds le MotoGP classe 1000 mais j'aime regarder de la moto3 jusk'a MotoGP sauf que trop de pilotes sur le plateau moto2 je retient pas tout forcément merci Steve Ragaud

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La famille roberts Grand nom de la MotoGP du père kenny Robert puis kenny Robert jr champion du monde avec Suzuki et maintena t le fiston! En lui espérant la même carrière que ses aînés!

If the season would get shorten this year. I do believe this would be a great chance for Joe to capitalize on it. If Quartararo & Lecouna made it. He could do it too. But first, I can't wait to see him polish a few mistakes he & his team had in the first race. 😎

Use the front very late along with the rear you moron

Right on! We’re with you and watching.

Hate it when you do this, he has 1 podium and now all eyes are on him so he is gunna feel a mountain of pressure and if he fails that's the end of his career you guys got to stop making a big deal so early all the time what if he can't take the pressure of everyone focused on him 😒

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