O West, a fully integrated town by Orascom Development Egypt, strategically situated in the heart of 6th of October, is hosting Egypt’s Rally Championship 2021 on February 20, Invest-Gate reports.
The O West Rally is organized by “Bosla” in cooperation with the Egyptian Automobile and Touring Club, under the auspices of the Ministries of Interior, Tourism and Antiquities.
O West Rally will be held with the participation of 14 teams of rally cars; specially equipped for races, 4×4 SUVs and off-road, driven by more than 50 contestants who will partake over two rounds. The first round will be held by equipping a track for unmodified 4×4 SUVs, providing the opportunity for amateur drivers to participate, while the second round will be held inside O West on a track dedicated to modified rally cars, both complying with the international safety standards.
“Hosting Egypt’s Rally Championship in O West this year affirms Orascom Development’s strategy and unrelenting vision in creating fully-integrated towns across the countries in which we operate. O West is no exception, the residential town will bring the exceptional experience of living in all aspects; sports, tourism, culture, education and health,” says Eng. Omar El Hamamsy, CEO of Orascom Development Holding.
El Hamamsy adds, “We hosted the previous Rally Championships in El Gouna and Makadi Heights, and we are thrilled to bring it to Cairo through O West as it possesses massive landscape, solid infrastructure, and accessible location qualifying the Rally to stand out immensely”. In addition, he highlighted that O West will host several momentous events and activations in various fields; arts, culture and sports during the coming period.
Ahmed Al-Sergani, Founder of Bosla Egypt, expresses his happiness for holding the Rally Championship in O West this year, where rally enthusiasts in Greater Cairo are able to watch the championship closely, as this fiercely exciting sport has shown resounding success in Egypt and attracted a remarkable number of followers over the past years. “Full preparations have been made to host the championship and achieve the best outcome, through coordination with all involved parties, namely; the Ministry of Interior, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, Automobile & Touring Club of Egypt, and Orascom Development, who have exerted great efforts in overcoming all obstacles,” adds Al-Sergani. He also pointed out that O West Rally fully complies with the guidelines of the International Automobile Federation (FIA) in terms of safety, security and requirements.