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A 77 – STRONG ENTRY FOR THE 2016 TOUR DE CORSE

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A 77 – STRONG ENTRY FOR THE 2016 TOUR DE CORSE.

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12/09/2016

A 77-strong entry for the 2016 Tour de Corse.

Tour de Corse event director David Serieys met with the 2016 rally’s organising team in Bastia, Haute Corse, today (Friday, September 9). Amongst other details, the meeting onboard the Piana finalised this year’s entry list which features 77 crews, including 14 Corsican entries.

With only a few days to go to the Tour de Corse 2016, at the closing date for entries the result has been really positive.

“With 77 entrants, we have today recorded a satisfactory number of entries this season for the Tour de Corse 2016. It’s obvious proof of the interest whipped up by this mythical WRC ‘s event, support by itinerary that’s undergone a 70 per cent revamp compared to 2015: in other words 161 km of new special stages” said David Serieys, Tour de Corse Director.

Out of a total of 77 entries, 12 will start at the wheel of WRC cars, 11 in WRC2s, 14 in WRC3s and 1 in RGTs. It’s no surprise that France supplies the highest number of crews (49), with a significant proportion of Corsican entrants (14).

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The entry list in figures of Tour de Corse 2016
77 crews
17 different nationalities
49 French crews
14 Corsican crews*
3 Corsican drivers * accompanied by a co-driver from another League
3 Corsican co-drivers* with a driver from another League
1 French driver with a foreign co-driver
1 French co-driver with a foreigner
8 women co-drivers with a male driver
1 French and 100% feminine crew
12 crews in WRC
11 crews in WRC2
14 crews in WRC3, including 10 in the Junior WRC
4 French Team FFSA Rallye pilots
* Licensed by the Corsican Motor Sport League

Tour de Corse 2016
Thursday 29th September: Shakedown: Sorbo Ocagnano (5.40 km)

Friday 30th September: Leg 1
SS 1-3: Acqua Doria – Albitreccia (49.72 Km)
SS 2/4: Plage Du Liamone – Sarolla Carcopino (29,12 Km)
Saturday 1st October: Leg 2
SS 5-7: Orezza – La Porta – Valle Di Rostino (53.72 Km)
SS 6/8: Novella – Pietralba (30,80 Km)
Sunday 2nd October: Leg 3
SS 9: Antisanti – Poggio Di Nazza (53,78 Km)
SS 10: Porto-Vecchio – Palombaggia (10,42 Km) – Power Stage

Official entry List – Tour de Corse 2016, click here
Rallye Guide 2, click here

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