Angola on the Dakar Series route in 2015

Angola is on the verge of being part of the Dakar Series calendar in 2015, with legs between Luanda and the Namibe desert, confirmed Eugénio Clemente, Instituto de Fomento Turístico (Infotur) director, to Lusa.

Eugénio Clemente referred that negotiations are being finalized with the event promoters, Amaury Sports Organisation. Dakar Series premiered in 2008 as the heir of the Dakar Rally. In 2014, the three rallies were held in Latin America.

Eugénio Clemente sees this event in Angola as an opportunity for international promotion of tourism in the country. In case it happens, it will begin in June 2015.

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