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International event on behalf of the French Motorcycle Federation and federations of the crossed countries: Morocco, Mauritania and Senegal. 

The event is held in accordance with the FFM Sporting Codes and the Supplementary Regulations.
 

Eligible categories and classes:

Category 2    - 450 cc

  • Group 1 : -450 cc
  • Group 2 : Atv

Category 4    + 450 cc
Category 5    Open
Category 6    + 680 cc Bicylinder
Category 7    Experimental (Hybrid, electric, eco)

Class 1        Female
Class 2        Junior
Class 3        Veteran
Class 4        Motul Xtreme Rider (Malle Moto)

CLASSIFICATION

Every day:

A general classification will be put up on the official board at each bivouac. 
There will be separate classification for each category and the MOTUL XTREME RIDER class.

Prize giving:

  • The AFRICA ECO RACE rewards a maximum of riders either with a trophy or with an AFRICA ECO RACE medal.
  • The first three riders in the scratch as well as the first three MOTUL XTREME RIDER will receive a magnificent bronze trophy.
  • Each category and class will also be rewarded with a trophy.
Category -450 cc 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Category +450 cc 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Category + 680 cc bicylinder 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Category Open 1st
Category Experimental 1st
   
Class Female 1st
Class Junior (-25 years old) 1st
Class Veteran (over 45 years old) 1st
Class Senegalese pilot 1st

SUPPLEMENTARY REGULATIONS

The 2022 supplementary regulations are being finalized. 
Meanwhile, download, at the bottom of the page, the AFRICA ECO RACE 2020 file hereafter.

FIM : regulations

MOTUL XTREME RIDER - MALLE MOTO

Some Moto/Quad riders wish to participate in the AFRICA ECO RACE to challenge themselves and experience the rally the « hard way », like a hero, without any service vehicle or mechanic. 
 

The organization will transport:

  • 2 trunks of 80 liters (no bags)
  • 1 tent (type 2 seconds)
  • 2 complete wheels.

 

IN ADDITION OF THE TRANSPORT, riders of the MOTUL XTREME RIDER will benefit of:

 

When arriving at the checks:

  • A dedicated structure
  • An appropriate equipment
  • An attentive staff
  • Several lubricants and cleaning products provided by MOTUL– upon available stock
  • Several goodies

A dedicated communication: 

  • A daily mini-clip MOTUL XTREME RIDER,
  • LIVE FACEBOOK from the bivouac in the « BIVOUAC INSIDE »,
  • Shared video coverage of the event on social media as well as the AFRICA ECO RACE programs,
  • Photo posts on all social media channels.

The MOTUL XTREME RIDER trophy: 

A dedicated ranking MOTUL XTREME RIDER will be posted every day at the bivouac,
At the end of the rally, on the Lac Rose podium:

  • The 3 first winners of the category will be awarded with a dedicated bronze trophy 
  • The other riders will receive a MOTUL XTREME RIDER medal

MOTUL XTREME RIDER EXTRA CHARGE -> 900 €
Limited places

Download at the bottom of the page, all the infos

ENTRY FEES

Is included in the fee, among other services: 

The TWO-WAY BOAT TRANSPORT of each registered vehicle,
BOAT TRANSPORT FOR MOROCCO of each participant,
customs administrative formalities,
special stage refuelling every 250 km and on Mauritanian bivouacs.

The fee applied will correspond to the one applicable at the time of the initial registration in race/raid category.
Once the racing vehicle(s) entered, the assistance vehicle(s) may be registered later.
Therefore, assistance will benefit from the same offer as the race registration

Example: registration on July 30th of a racing / raid vehicle at the preferential rate. Registration for assistance in September: the rate applied is the same as the one of the race / raid vehicle, ie "the preferential rate".

Please note assistance must be entered in the same file as race / raid vehicle. The AFRICA ECO RACE cannot invoice several people or entities for the same team. 

Download at the bottom of the page, all the infos

SECURITY MATERIAL / EQUIPMENT

ARE COMPULSORY: 

GPS UNIK 2 / SENTINEL - ERTF

Competitors must rent the mandatory GPS directly from the Organizer’s exclusive supplier (ERTF). 

Competitors will therefore all be equipped with a single model GPS, with integrated warning Sentinel and interactive horn.
Only ERTF brand equipment or ERTF approved equipment can be paired with the GPS. Connection of any other equipment is prohibited.

The purchase of the fitting kits (bracket, antenna, wires, power supply) of these materials is at the competitors’ expense.

All vehicles must be at the checks with all the mounting kits already installed on board with operational electrical connections.
The various safety equipment will be provided during the administrative checks.

For further information:
ERTF – Catherine FOLL - Tel.: +33 (0)2 97 87 25 85
E-mail : competition@ertf.com

NEW IRITRACK – MARLINK

The Iritrack is a safety and communication equipment to be rented exclusively by the Organizer’s supplier (MARLINK).

It transmits real time positions of the competitors to the Race PC. This vehicle tracking satellite system will be on the website www.africarace.com throughout the rally.

The purchase of the fitting kits (bracket, antenna, wires, power supply) of these materials is at the competitors’ expense.

All vehicles must be at the checks with all the mounting kits already installed on board with operational electrical connections.
The different safety equipment will be provided during the administrative checks.

For further information:
MARLINK – Valentin BOURDON - Tel.: +33 (0)6 45 88 64 01
Email : Valentin.Bourdon@marlink.com

SAFETY EQUIPMENT

Besides the mandatory safety material, it is obligatory for each rider to have:

  • 1 reserve of drinking water of minimum 3 liters (can be easily removed without tools, regardless of the position of the machine),
  • 1 flexible 2-liter tank bag carried by the pilot (Camelbak type) at the start of each stage,
  • 1 lunch pack (given on the bivouac, every morning),
  • 1 flashlight, if possible flashing,
  • 1 distress mirror,
  • 1 compass,
  • 1 lighter,
  • 1 aluminium survival blanket (2m x 1m approx.),
  • 2 distress flares: 1-night hand light, 1 cyalume,
  • 1 first aid medical kit,
  • 2 straps,
  • Back and pectoral protections,
  • Approved helmet (F.I.M. standards) less than 5 years old.

Cervical collar recommended.

STICKER POSITIONNING

Competitors are responsible for providing the appropriate supports, in order to be compliant. No modification of the stickers are authorized (cutting, etc.).
The stickers will be given at the administrative and technical checks.

For info, download at the bottom of the page, the 2020 sticker positionning

FUEL

AUTONOMY

250 kms on Selective Sectors. For security, an additional autonomy of 10% is required. 

REFUELING

  • A refueling, every 250kms on selective sectors, is included in the entry fees.
  • Refueling in selective sections will mean a 15-minute-neutralization.
  • Refueling on Mauritanian bivouacs is included in the entry fees.
  • On liaison sections, the local petrol stations will be indicated in the road-book.

LICENSE

Compulsory: An International 2022 FIM license : annual or one event.

Careful: the nationality of the rider on the entry list and the classifications must correspond to country of the federation in which the license was subscribed.

Contact your federation.

REGISTER

Every person who wishes to participate in the race must imperatively do the online registration process on the TOP RIGHT of our front page : REGISTRATION 
 

2 STEP INSCRIPTION PROCESS

As from now, to benefit from the best offer possible on your entry 

You have to:

  • Create an account or connect to an existing account 
  • MY ACCOUNT / VEHICLES: Create a vehicle and enter the dimensions. If you do not yet have the model, simply fill the slots with “X” 
  • MY ACCOUNT / MY TEAMS: Create your team 
  • MY ACCOUNT / MY CREWS: Create your race crew by attaching the vehicle 
  • MY ACCOUNT / MY CREWS: On the right: ACTION/MANAGER/MEMBER: Create the pilot and co-pilot. If you do not have all the names, fill the slot with “X”. 

Any information can be modified any time before the close of the entries. 

The fee applied will correspond to the one applicable at the time of the initial registration in race/raid category.
Once the racing vehicle(s) entered, the assistance vehicle(s) may be registered later.
Therefore, assistance will benefit from the same offer as the race registration

Example: registration on July 30th of a racing / raid vehicle at the preferential rate. Registration for assistance in September: the rate applied is the same as the one of the race / raid vehicles, ie "the preferential rate".

Please note assistance must be entered in the same file as race / raid vehicle. The AFRICA ECO RACE cannot invoice several people or entities for the same team. 
 

To complete and finalize the team file

All slots need to be filled in your own time. 

A copy of the following documents have to be uploaded 

  • Each passport of each person valid until October 31st, 2022.
  • Each valid driving licence (back and front) corresponding to the category of vehicle entering the race.  
  • Each vehicle registration document (including the trailer).  

Each Registration File must be finalised and fully completed at the latest on January 31st, date of the entry closing. 
 

ONLINE REGISTRATION PROCEDURE 

Create your personal space and register directly online. 

Your details will be saved and will be modifiable from one year to another if you wish to participate again. A simple way to manage your administrative steps and prepare your adventure. 

RSVP on the ONLINE REGISTRATION WEBSITE 

 

     

     

     

    Submitted on Mon, 03/30/2020 - 12:05