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2012 Rally Oman from Feb 10

By staff - Sat Feb 04, 6:14 am

The 2012 Rally Oman championship will be launched on February 10 with the inaugural round taking place in Muscat in North Misfah, Rusail and Misfah.
The event will run with support
and co-operation of Royal Oman Police and supported by Ministry of Sport Affairs and Ministry of Tourism.
The Rally will be flagged off at Oman Automobile Club (OAA) on February 10 and the three ‘Special Rally Stages’ will be run thrice to determine the winner.
First stage will be at North Al Misfah (12 kms), and the second stage at Rusail (6.70 kms) and the third stage at Al Misfah (14.20 kms).
The total distance of the rally is 314.05 kms, out of which ‘Special Stages’ are 98.70 kms and the road section is 215.35 kms.
The registration for the rally is
open till February 7.
The scrutineering will take place on February 9 at Oman Automobile Club from 3.00 pm.
After the successful completion of Rally Oman 2011, OAA is hoping that the first round of 2012 edition will produce tough competition among top drivers like defending champion Khalid Soomar al Zadjali, Hamoud Salim, Abdullah al Toqi, Khalid Saleh Dhahi al Minji and the Omani rallying great Hamad al Wahaibi.
The second and third rounds will be held in Sohar and Nizwa respectively.
Source: Oman Observer

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