AER 2019: NEWS # 6 -

AER 2019: NEWS # 6

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On Sunday 30th of December, the 11th Edition of the AFRICA ECO RACE wil depart from the Principality of Monaco, towards Dakar, for 15 days of extreme adventure and challenges on the steps of Thierry Sabine. For the event, a complete tracking mechanism has been put in place to follow the rally from start to finish. Should it be the Live, the photobank free of copyrights, the daily news access or the press releases, all will be set to follow, in the best possible conditions, the largest african rally departing from Europe !

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From 1st of January onwards, photos free of rights as well as a daily news access summarising the action of the day, will be available for download everyday from 9.30PMon the bellow FTP server:

FTP Link :

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Everyday from 1st to 13th of January 2019, a short program of 3 minutes will be broadcasted on the following media:



Every day from 1st of January, at 10.00PM, follow the Facebook Live taking place at each Bivouac of the AFRICA ECO RACE adventure. In the program: summary of the day, exclusive interviews, discover the daily life of competitors and the backstage footage.

Follow also the offcicial start of the race in Monaco on the 30th of December from 8.45AM, the “rest day” in Dakhla on 6th of January and the podium arrival at the Lac Rose from 12.00AM onwards on the 13th fo January.



The official AFRICA ECO RACE, available in French and English, will gather live information of the rally:

– Check-point passage timing 
– Live tracking 
– Live ranking (of the day and general) 
– Photo gallery 
– Daily press release 
– Videos

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Follow the adventures of our participants and volunteers on the official Instagram page of the AFRICA ECO RACE 2019. From the technical checks in Menton, to the arrival in Dakar, live day by day, as if you were there, this incredible adventure.

Official Page of the Rally : @africaecorace 
Official HASHTAG of the rally : #AER2019

We thank you in advance for sharing your experience of this journey and taguing us on your posts relating to the rally.



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TURKMENGAZ, the national gas company of Turkmenistan and largest gas company in Central Asia, will be the official partner of the 11th edition of the AFRICA ECO RACE®. A partnership following our event Turkmen Desert Race for which they will also be partner for the second edition in 2019.

MOTUL, a global French company which manufacturers, develops and distributes lubricants for engines (motorcycles, cars and other vehicles) and for the industry, will be once again our OFFICIAL LUBRICANT PROVIDER.

AMV is a direct insurance broker created in 1974 by Franck ALLARD, automotive passionate, under the name of “Assurance Moto Verte”, is specialized in moto, scooter and classic car insurance. AMV also proposes insurance for automobiles, 4×4, camping-car, jet-skis and private homes. A solid long term partnership.

Launched in 2008, REBELLION, first time OFFICIAL TIME KEEPER of the AFRICA ECO RACE®, is a young and audacious independent Swiss high-end watch brand, based in Lonay, on the shores of Lake Geneva. Rebellion’s timepieces are crafted in extremely limited quantities, with precision-engineered cases and exclusive movements. Rebellion creates trends, it doesn’t follow them and their timepieces are for those who demand a very exclusive, high quality, high-tech wristwatch. Generating deep emotion, Rebellion’s exclusive and ageless watches provide a sophisticated and powerful contemporary identity for today’s dynamic generation. REBELLION is also involved is automotive industry with their team Rebellion Racing.

Since 1970, STAND 21 pushes to assist at best their clients during the exercise of their passion by fully taking care of their security clothing so they can only concentrate on what it their only pleasure: RACING. The STAND 21 HQ in Talant, France designs, develops and adapts to actual norms all the products. It is important for the AFRICA ECO RACE® to partner with French companies.

STARS’N’BARS was created 24 years ago by Kate POWERS and Didier RUBILOLO, who saw a need for a family-oriented restaurant in a principality famous for its casinos, Formula 1 races and luxury yachts. A favorite among international sports stars and fans alike, the restaurant features one of the largest celebrity sports collections in the world, including an actual F1 racing car donated by two-time world champion Mika HAKKINEN. The owners and their teams assist us grandly every year in welcoming the Monaco rally-raid event of the year.

Founded in 1963 upon the initiative of Princess Grace, AMADE Mondiale is built on a vision of a world where children, regardless of their social, religious or cultural origins, can live safely and with dignity and respect for their fundamental rights. That of a world where every child has the opportunity to fully express his potentials. It is extremely important for the AFRICA ECO RACE® to partner with AMADE and enable children in Africa to live a better life.

HELICONIA AERO SOLUTIONS is focused on customer transportation for all types of needs. Should it be customer transportation, professional film making or other type of travels, they propose a large panel of services. They employ considerable logistics and human resources to provide guaranteed quality service, efficiency, comfort and safety to all customers. A combination of experienced pilots, ground service, highly qualified staff, and a dynamic 24/7 customer relationship department allows their team of over 42 experts to be available anytime. Heliconia assist us along the entire rally for our production and medical teams.

The GRIMALDI Group was founded in 1947 by the Grimaldi brothers. The company started their business in the merchandise transport industry. The Grimaldi group, now international leader, has now focused on developing people carrying on the motorways of the sea with devotion and professionalism. The boats used are new generation, very comfortable, fast and secure. The company will transport all vehicles back from Dakar at the end of the rally.

GRANDI NAVI VELOCI, an Italian shipping company, based in Genoa, that operates ferries between mainland Italy, Sicily, Sardinia, France, Albania, Morocco and Tunisia, will be our partner for the transport of the caravan from Sète to Nador in Morocco. Established by Aldo Grimaldi in 1992, it is one of the major ferry companies of the Mediterranean.

Present on four continents, a leader in Africa, and a historic player in France, BOLLORÉ Ports sets its sights on reinforcing its current positions and pursuing its international development. Owing to its recognized expertise in the port trades and in the synergies made possible by its being part of the BOLLORÉ Transport & Logistics Group, BOLLORÉ Ports is able to reinforce its position as a global port operator specialized in emerging markets. Every year, BOLLORÉ Ports invests in the construction and development of port infrastructures entrusted to it, in service to its shipowner, import and export clients.

A.G.T.T (Agence Générale de Transit et de Transports), established in 1949, has been one of the main actors in the organization of transport, forwarding and logistics of industrial projects.

The City of MENTON is a city where nature and culture combines harmoniously. City of gardens, city of the lemon festival but also City of Art and History, Menton is rich of an exceptional natural and historical heritage. For the last three years, the technical checks are done in Menton, for the greatest satisfaction of our participants.

The city of MONACO,capital of automobile, is a key partner of the AFRICA ECO RACE® rally. It is the city from where our Monaco to Dakar rally begins for all our competitors. The involvment and assistance of the Principality government has always been a solid ally for the success of the official start of our rally.




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