Pharaons Rally Postponed Until May 2014
Due to the ongoing civil unrest in Egypt the Pharaons Rally has been postponed. The event, which was due to take place between September 28-October 05 in the Western Desert of Egypt, has now been pushed back to May 2014.
In a press release issued on www.pharaonsrally.com event organisers explained the situation further…
“After consultation with the Egyptian Authorities and the International Federations (FIM and FIA) we decided to postpone the 2013 edition of the Pharaons Rally to May 2014. This is a difficult decision due to circumstances beyond our control, but with your support and trust we can continue to share our passion in the best conditions.
“We sincerely thank the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism, the International Federations (FIM and FIA) and the competitors who have given us their support, understanding, approval and enthusiasm for the new date. The Pharaons Rally lives on thanks to all of you.”
Due to the postponement of the Pharaons Rally, the FIM Cross Country Rallies has now come to an unexpected conclusion. Holding a four-point lead in the championship, KTM’s Marc Coma is unofficially declared this year’s champion. Speedbrain’s Paulo Goncalves is the runner-up.
2013 FIM Cross Country Rallies Standings (unofficial)
1. Marc Coma (KTM) 107pts; 2. Paulo Goncalves (Speedbrain) 104pts; 3. Jakub Prztgonski (KTM) 55pts; 4. Cyril Despres (Yamaha) 47pts; 5. Chaleco Lopez (KTM) 33pts…