On Thursday, Chile had to present and issue the first official document of what the Copec Rally Chile will be, as it was foreseen by the FIA and WRC authorities, for the sixth round of the World Rally Championship 2019 Calendar.
At a press conference, conducted at the municipality of Concepción, all the relevant information on the expected world rally round (RallyMobil Championship’s 2019 second round) was released for the city’s media, in the presence of Jorge Ulloa Aguillón, Intendente Regional Intendant of Biobío; Álvaro Ortiz Vera, Mayor of Concepción; General Rodrigo Medina Silva, Chief Officer of the VIII Zona de Carabineros de Chile Sixth Police Area) and Felipe Horta, RallyMobil Senior Producer.
The information presented today points out, among its details, several key spots at the Capital of Biobío Region: the Service Park, to be placed at Casino Marina del Sol, Sonesta Hotel, as the organization’s operations center, and the Media Center, to be set at Puerto Marina.
The three-day competition shall initiate its activities on Thursday, May 9, with the Shakedown at 11:00 AM and the Opening Ceremony at the end of the evening.
Meanwhile, on Friday, seven special stages will be run across a total of 140.18 timed kilometers, on a gruelling day for the crews and machines.
Another six new special stages will be featured on Saturday, on a total of 130.67 kilometers of competition. Then, on Sunday, May 12, 62.16 kilometers will make up four special stages. The participants of the 2019 Copec Rally Chile will drive along a total of 333 kilometers in Concepción, at one of the most chellenging rallies of national motorsports’ history.